Period
to 20 November 2017

The median annual salary for a Software Engineer was £50,000 in advertised job vacancies in Knutsford during the 6 months to 20 November 2017.

The first table below provides salary benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to same period in the previous 2 years.

Software Engineer
Cheshire > Knutsford
6 months to
20 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 52 30 46
Rank change year-on-year -22 +16 +5
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Engineer 19 3 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Knutsford 3.18% 2.56% 1.74%
As % of the Job Titles category 3.47% 2.73% 1.77%
Number of salaries quoted 10 1 5
Knutsford median annual salary £50,000 £60,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -16.67% +71.43% -26.32%
10th Percentile £32,450 £55,000 £27,500
90th Percentile £57,500 £65,000 £47,000
Cheshire median annual salary £45,000 £41,250 £39,000
% change year-on-year +9.09% +5.77% +17.29%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Knutsford. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title that can be normalized. As such, the figures in the second row provide an indication of the number of permanent jobs in our overall sample.

All Permanent IT Job Vacancies
Knutsford
Permanent vacancies in Knutsford with a recognized job title 548 110 283
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 91.64% 94.02% 98.61%
Number of salaries quoted 255 34 245
Knutsford median annual salary £47,500 £35,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +35.71% -17.65% -
10th Percentile £32,200 £20,000 £22,000
90th Percentile £70,000 £72,000 £58,000
Cheshire median annual salary £42,500 £37,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +13.33% -6.25% +3.90%

Software Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in Knutsford

Job postings that featured Software Engineer in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Knutsford.

Job vacancy trend for Software Engineer in Knutsford

Software Engineer
Salary Trend in Knutsford

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

Salary trend for Software Engineer in Knutsford

Software Engineer
Salary Histogram in Knutsford

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Software Engineer in Knutsford over the 6 months to 20 November 2017.

Salary histogram for Software Engineer in Knutsford

Software Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in Knutsford

For the 6 months to 20 November 2017, Software Engineer job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Knutsford region featuring Software Engineer in the job title.

1 19 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 16 (84.21%) Java
3 10 (52.63%) Finance
3 10 (52.63%) Agile Software Development
4 8 (42.11%) TDD
4 8 (42.11%) Spring
5 7 (36.84%) Banking
5 7 (36.84%) Risk Management
5 7 (36.84%) HTML
5 7 (36.84%) CSS
5 7 (36.84%) Continuous Integration
6 6 (31.58%) Test Automation
6 6 (31.58%) Open Source
6 6 (31.58%) Tomcat
7 5 (26.32%) Python
7 5 (26.32%) OO
7 5 (26.32%) JavaScript
7 5 (26.32%) Cucumber
7 5 (26.32%) Selenium
8 4 (21.05%) FitNesse
8 4 (21.05%) Degree
8 4 (21.05%) WebDriver
8 4 (21.05%) Computer Science
8 4 (21.05%) BDD
8 4 (21.05%) SoapUI
8 4 (21.05%) REST
8 4 (21.05%) Test Strategy
8 4 (21.05%) Test Planning
8 4 (21.05%) NUnit
8 4 (21.05%) JMeter

Software Engineer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Knutsford 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 6 (31.58%) Tomcat
2 1 (5.26%) Adobe Experience Manager
2 1 (5.26%) Apache
2 1 (5.26%) Confluence
2 1 (5.26%) IIS
2 1 (5.26%) JBoss
Business Applications
1 1 (5.26%) BASE24
Cloud Services
1 1 (5.26%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (5.26%) Cloud Computing
1 1 (5.26%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 1 (5.26%) HTTP
1 1 (5.26%) Internet
1 1 (5.26%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (21.05%) MySQL
2 1 (5.26%) MongoDB
2 1 (5.26%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 5 (26.32%) Cucumber
1 5 (26.32%) Selenium
2 4 (21.05%) FitNesse
2 4 (21.05%) JMeter
2 4 (21.05%) JUnit
2 4 (21.05%) NUnit
2 4 (21.05%) SoapUI
2 4 (21.05%) WebDriver
3 3 (15.79%) Ranorex
3 3 (15.79%) TestNG
4 1 (5.26%) Git (software)
4 1 (5.26%) Gradle
4 1 (5.26%) Jenkins
4 1 (5.26%) JIRA
4 1 (5.26%) Maven
General
1 10 (52.63%) Finance
2 7 (36.84%) Banking
3 3 (15.79%) Advertising
3 3 (15.79%) Investment Banking
4 2 (10.53%) Law
5 1 (5.26%) Corporate Banking
5 1 (5.26%) Financial Institution
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (42.11%) Spring
2 7 (36.84%) CSS
2 7 (36.84%) HTML
3 4 (21.05%) REST
4 3 (15.79%) J2EE
4 3 (15.79%) Spring MVC
5 2 (10.53%) AngularJS
5 2 (10.53%) Java EE
5 2 (10.53%) Middleware
5 2 (10.53%) React
5 2 (10.53%) SOAP
5 2 (10.53%) Web Services
6 1 (5.26%) .NET
6 1 (5.26%) .NET Framework
6 1 (5.26%) JSF
6 1 (5.26%) JSON
6 1 (5.26%) JSP
6 1 (5.26%) Node.js
6 1 (5.26%) ODBC
6 1 (5.26%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 4 (21.05%) Computer Science
1 4 (21.05%) Greenfield Project
2 2 (10.53%) Contactless
3 1 (5.26%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (5.26%) IVR
3 1 (5.26%) Management Information System
3 1 (5.26%) Mobile App
3 1 (5.26%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 3 (15.79%) Linux
1 3 (15.79%) Windows
2 1 (5.26%) AIX
2 1 (5.26%) Android
2 1 (5.26%) Apple iOS
2 1 (5.26%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 10 (52.63%) Agile Software Development
3 8 (42.11%) TDD
4 7 (36.84%) Continuous Integration
4 7 (36.84%) Risk Management
5 6 (31.58%) Open Source
5 6 (31.58%) Test Automation
6 5 (26.32%) OO
7 4 (21.05%) BDD
7 4 (21.05%) OOP
7 4 (21.05%) Test Planning
7 4 (21.05%) Test Strategy
8 3 (15.79%) B2B
8 3 (15.79%) DevOps
8 3 (15.79%) Don't repeat yourself (DRY)
8 3 (15.79%) Information Security
8 3 (15.79%) Kanban
8 3 (15.79%) MVC
8 3 (15.79%) Stakeholder Management
8 3 (15.79%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 16 (84.21%) Java
2 5 (26.32%) JavaScript
2 5 (26.32%) Python
3 4 (21.05%) C#
4 3 (15.79%) C++
4 3 (15.79%) PHP
5 2 (10.53%) C
5 2 (10.53%) Shell Script
6 1 (5.26%) Bash Shell
6 1 (5.26%) Objective-C
6 1 (5.26%) Perl
6 1 (5.26%) PowerShell
6 1 (5.26%) SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (21.05%) Computer Science Degree
1 4 (21.05%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.26%) QA
System Software
1 1 (5.26%) Docker
Systems Management
1 1 (5.26%) BladeLogic
1 1 (5.26%) CA Wily
1 1 (5.26%) Kubernetes
1 1 (5.26%) Nagios
Vendors
1 4 (21.05%) Oracle
2 3 (15.79%) Google
2 3 (15.79%) Microsoft
3 1 (5.26%) Adobe
3 1 (5.26%) Apigee
3 1 (5.26%) AppDynamics
3 1 (5.26%) Atlassian
3 1 (5.26%) CA Agile Central
3 1 (5.26%) MuleSoft
3 1 (5.26%) Splunk