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 29 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Software Engineering
Cheshire / Chester
3 months to
29 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 27 15 26
Rank change year-on-year -12 +11  
Permanent jobs citing Software Engineering 3 18 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Chester 2.17% 11.32% 2.34%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.48% 13.04% 2.65%
Number of salaries quoted 3 17 1
Median salary £36,500 £42,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -14.11% -15.00%  
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £43,250 £40,000
% change year-on-year -1.73% +8.12%  

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 121 138 151
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Chester 87.68% 86.79% 88.30%
Number of salaries quoted 111 120 106
Median salary £38,000 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.00% -  
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £27,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £50,000 £50,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £43,000
% change year-on-year - +4.65%  

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

For the 6 months to 29 March 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 8 (47.06%) TDD
1 8 (47.06%) Java
2 7 (41.18%) Agile Software Development
3 6 (35.29%) Firmware
3 6 (35.29%) Internet
3 6 (35.29%) C
3 6 (35.29%) C++
3 6 (35.29%) SQL
3 6 (35.29%) Linux
3 6 (35.29%) GPRS
3 6 (35.29%) Ethernet
3 6 (35.29%) TCP/IP
3 6 (35.29%) QMS
3 6 (35.29%) Telematics
3 6 (35.29%) CAN bus
3 6 (35.29%) Internet of Things
4 5 (29.41%) Spring
5 4 (23.53%) MVC
5 4 (23.53%) Web Services
5 4 (23.53%) OO
5 4 (23.53%) AngularJS
6 3 (17.65%) REST
6 3 (17.65%) Relational Database
6 3 (17.65%) MongoDB
6 3 (17.65%) SDLC
6 3 (17.65%) Degree
6 3 (17.65%) Computer Science
6 3 (17.65%) RESTful
6 3 (17.65%) MS Excel
6 3 (17.65%) .NET

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 2 (11.76%) GlassFish
1 2 (11.76%) JBoss
1 2 (11.76%) Tomcat
1 2 (11.76%) WebLogic
1 2 (11.76%) WebSphere
Applications
1 3 (17.65%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 6 (35.29%) Ethernet
1 6 (35.29%) GPRS
1 6 (35.29%) Internet
1 6 (35.29%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (17.65%) MongoDB
1 3 (17.65%) Relational Database
2 2 (11.76%) Oracle Database
2 2 (11.76%) Oracle Database 11g
2 2 (11.76%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (11.76%) JUnit
2 1 (5.88%) Git (software)
2 1 (5.88%) Moq
2 1 (5.88%) NUnit
2 1 (5.88%) TeamCity
General
1 2 (11.76%) Finance
2 1 (5.88%) Banking
2 1 (5.88%) Manufacturing
2 1 (5.88%) Marketing
2 1 (5.88%) Retail
Job Titles
1 9 (52.94%) Software Engineer
2 7 (41.18%) Developer
3 6 (35.29%) Embedded Engineer
3 6 (35.29%) Embedded Software Engineer
3 6 (35.29%) Senior Embedded Software Engineer
3 6 (35.29%) Senior Software Engineer
4 5 (29.41%) Java Developer
5 2 (11.76%) .NET Developer
5 2 (11.76%) Java Software Developer
5 2 (11.76%) Software Developer
6 1 (5.88%) Business Developer
6 1 (5.88%) C# .NET Developer
6 1 (5.88%) C# WPF Developer
6 1 (5.88%) Development Consultant
6 1 (5.88%) Java Engineer
6 1 (5.88%) Java J2EE Software Engineer
6 1 (5.88%) Microsoft Developer
6 1 (5.88%) Product Consultant
6 1 (5.88%) Software Development Consultant
6 1 (5.88%) WPF Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (29.41%) Spring
2 4 (23.53%) AngularJS
2 4 (23.53%) Web Services
3 3 (17.65%) .NET
3 3 (17.65%) HTML
3 3 (17.65%) J2EE
3 3 (17.65%) REST
3 3 (17.65%) RESTful
3 3 (17.65%) SOAP
4 2 (11.76%) ASP.NET
4 2 (11.76%) ASP.NET Web API
4 2 (11.76%) Hibernate
4 2 (11.76%) iBATIS
4 2 (11.76%) JSON
4 2 (11.76%) JSTL
4 2 (11.76%) Spring Integration
4 2 (11.76%) Spring MVC
4 2 (11.76%) Struts
4 2 (11.76%) XML
5 1 (5.88%) WinForms
Miscellaneous
1 6 (35.29%) CAN bus
1 6 (35.29%) Internet of Things
2 3 (17.65%) Computer Science
3 1 (5.88%) Online Banking
3 1 (5.88%) User Experience
3 1 (5.88%) Web 2.0
Operating Systems
1 6 (35.29%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (47.06%) TDD
2 7 (41.18%) Agile Software Development
3 6 (35.29%) QMS
3 6 (35.29%) Telematics
4 4 (23.53%) MVC
4 4 (23.53%) OO
5 3 (17.65%) Configuration Management
5 3 (17.65%) Scrum
5 3 (17.65%) SDLC
6 2 (11.76%) BDD
6 2 (11.76%) Customer Requirements
6 2 (11.76%) E-Commerce
6 2 (11.76%) ITIL
6 2 (11.76%) Mathematics
6 2 (11.76%) Open Source
6 2 (11.76%) PRINCE2
6 2 (11.76%) Project Management
6 2 (11.76%) Test Scripting
6 2 (11.76%) Validation
6 2 (11.76%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 8 (47.06%) Java
2 6 (35.29%) C
2 6 (35.29%) C++
2 6 (35.29%) SQL
3 3 (17.65%) JavaScript
4 2 (11.76%) C#
4 2 (11.76%) PL/SQL
5 1 (5.88%) XAML
Qualifications
1 3 (17.65%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (11.76%) QA
System Software
1 6 (35.29%) Firmware
Vendors
1 3 (17.65%) Oracle
2 2 (11.76%) hybris
2 2 (11.76%) Microsoft
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