The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Chester with a requirement for Software Engineering skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Software Engineering over the 3 months to 25 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Software Engineering
Cheshire / Chester
3 months to
25 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 27 30 29
Rank change year-on-year +3 -1  
Permanent jobs citing Software Engineering 5 5 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Chester 3.29% 2.81% 3.19%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.17% 3.33% 3.51%
Number of salaries quoted 4 4 4
Median salary £43,500 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -3.33% +5.88%  
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £45,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year -5.55% +12.50%  

Software Engineering is in the process and methodology skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in Chester with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Process & Methodology Skills
Chester
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 120 150 171
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Chester 78.95% 84.27% 90.96%
Number of salaries quoted 109 137 110
Median salary £38,000 £37,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +1.33% -6.25%  
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £27,500 £29,000
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £47,500 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £44,000
% change year-on-year - +2.27%  

Software Engineering
Job Vacancy Trend in Chester

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Chester citing Software Engineering as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

Job vacancy trend for Software Engineering in Chester

Software Engineering
Salary Trend in Chester

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Software Engineering in Chester.

Salary trend for Software Engineering in Chester

Software Engineering
Salary Histogram in Chester

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Software Engineering in Chester over the 3 months to 25 June 2017.

Salary histogram for Software Engineering in Chester

For the 6 months to 25 June 2017, IT jobs citing Software Engineering also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Chester region with a requirement for Software Engineering.

1 6 (66.67%) JavaScript
2 5 (55.56%) Spring
2 5 (55.56%) SQL
2 5 (55.56%) HTML
2 5 (55.56%) Java
3 4 (44.44%) Oracle
3 4 (44.44%) MVC
3 4 (44.44%) TDD
3 4 (44.44%) AngularJS
4 3 (33.33%) Oracle Database
4 3 (33.33%) BDD
4 3 (33.33%) Spring Integration
4 3 (33.33%) JSON
4 3 (33.33%) iBATIS
4 3 (33.33%) Spring MVC
4 3 (33.33%) Oracle Database 11g
4 3 (33.33%) Hibernate
4 3 (33.33%) JUnit
4 3 (33.33%) PL/SQL
4 3 (33.33%) CSS
5 2 (22.22%) SOAP
5 2 (22.22%) XML
5 2 (22.22%) Linux
5 2 (22.22%) GPRS
5 2 (22.22%) Ethernet
5 2 (22.22%) TCP/IP
5 2 (22.22%) C
5 2 (22.22%) C#
5 2 (22.22%) C++
5 2 (22.22%) SQL Server

Software Engineering
Co-occurring IT Skills in Chester by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 1 (11.11%) IIS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (22.22%) Ethernet
1 2 (22.22%) GPRS
1 2 (22.22%) Internet
1 2 (22.22%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (33.33%) Oracle Database
1 3 (33.33%) Oracle Database 11g
2 2 (22.22%) SQL Server
3 1 (11.11%) Relational Database
3 1 (11.11%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (11.11%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 3 (33.33%) JUnit
2 1 (11.11%) Git (software)
General
1 1 (11.11%) Banking
1 1 (11.11%) Finance
1 1 (11.11%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 6 (66.67%) Developer
2 5 (55.56%) Software Developer
3 4 (44.44%) Java Developer
3 4 (44.44%) Java Software Developer
3 4 (44.44%) Software Engineer
4 2 (22.22%) .NET Developer
4 2 (22.22%) C# .NET Developer
4 2 (22.22%) C# Developer
4 2 (22.22%) Embedded Engineer
4 2 (22.22%) Embedded Software Engineer
4 2 (22.22%) Java Engineer
4 2 (22.22%) Java Software Engineer
4 2 (22.22%) Senior Embedded Software Engineer
4 2 (22.22%) Senior Software Engineer
5 1 (11.11%) .NET Software Developer
5 1 (11.11%) ASP.NET Developer
5 1 (11.11%) Developer/Software Engineer
5 1 (11.11%) Graduate Developer
5 1 (11.11%) J2EE Software Engineer
5 1 (11.11%) Java J2EE Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (55.56%) HTML
1 5 (55.56%) Spring
2 4 (44.44%) AngularJS
3 3 (33.33%) CSS
3 3 (33.33%) Hibernate
3 3 (33.33%) iBATIS
3 3 (33.33%) JSON
3 3 (33.33%) Spring Integration
3 3 (33.33%) Spring MVC
4 2 (22.22%) .NET
4 2 (22.22%) jQuery
4 2 (22.22%) RESTful
4 2 (22.22%) SOAP
4 2 (22.22%) XML
5 1 (11.11%) ADO
5 1 (11.11%) ASP.NET
5 1 (11.11%) HTML5
5 1 (11.11%) J2EE
5 1 (11.11%) JAX-WS
5 1 (11.11%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 2 (22.22%) CAN bus
1 2 (22.22%) Internet of Things
2 1 (11.11%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (11.11%) Online Banking
2 1 (11.11%) Web 2.0
Operating Systems
1 2 (22.22%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (44.44%) MVC
1 4 (44.44%) TDD
2 3 (33.33%) BDD
3 2 (22.22%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (22.22%) QMS
3 2 (22.22%) Telematics
4 1 (11.11%) Configuration Management
4 1 (11.11%) Dependency Injection
4 1 (11.11%) ERP
4 1 (11.11%) Load Testing
4 1 (11.11%) OO
4 1 (11.11%) OOA/OOD
4 1 (11.11%) Parallel Computing
4 1 (11.11%) SDLC
4 1 (11.11%) Software Architecture
4 1 (11.11%) Software Testing
4 1 (11.11%) Unit Testing
4 1 (11.11%) Web Application Development
4 1 (11.11%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 6 (66.67%) JavaScript
2 5 (55.56%) Java
2 5 (55.56%) SQL
3 3 (33.33%) PL/SQL
4 2 (22.22%) C
4 2 (22.22%) C#
4 2 (22.22%) C++
5 1 (11.11%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (11.11%) Degree
1 1 (11.11%) MCAD
1 1 (11.11%) MCPD
1 1 (11.11%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 2 (22.22%) Firmware
Vendors
1 4 (44.44%) Oracle
2 2 (22.22%) Microsoft
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