Period
to 20 November 2017

The median annual salary for a Software Engineer was £43,500 in advertised job vacancies in Warrington 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 > Warrington
6 months to
20 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 70 65 82
Rank change year-on-year -5 +17 +14
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Engineer 12 14 18
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Warrington 1.85% 2.27% 1.85%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.88% 2.36% 1.88%
Number of salaries quoted 12 14 19
Warrington median annual salary £43,500 £47,500 £38,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -8.42% +25.00% +8.57%
10th Percentile £40,500 £41,250 £18,750
90th Percentile £55,000 £56,975 £47,500
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 Warrington. 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
Warrington
Permanent vacancies in Warrington with a recognized job title 637 592 956
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 98.30% 95.95% 98.15%
Number of salaries quoted 514 518 855
Warrington median annual salary £40,000 £38,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% +1.33% +7.14%
10th Percentile £20,500 £22,500 £22,500
90th Percentile £59,625 £52,725 £53,750
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 Warrington

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

Job vacancy trend for Software Engineer in Warrington

Software Engineer
Salary Trend in Warrington

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

Salary trend for Software Engineer in Warrington

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

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 Warrington region featuring Software Engineer in the job title.

1 12 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 11 (91.67%) Java
3 10 (83.33%) Agile Software Development
4 9 (75.00%) Spring
4 9 (75.00%) Tomcat
5 7 (58.33%) Finance
5 7 (58.33%) PostgreSQL
5 7 (58.33%) Eclipse
5 7 (58.33%) B2B
5 7 (58.33%) MySQL
5 7 (58.33%) Oracle
5 7 (58.33%) Sybase
5 7 (58.33%) Git (software)
5 7 (58.33%) Enterprise Software
6 4 (33.33%) Open Source
6 4 (33.33%) Degree
7 3 (25.00%) C
7 3 (25.00%) Embedded C
7 3 (25.00%) Linux
7 3 (25.00%) C++
7 3 (25.00%) Salesforce.com
8 2 (16.67%) Project Management
8 2 (16.67%) Electronics
8 2 (16.67%) Validation
8 2 (16.67%) Hibernate
8 2 (16.67%) Embedded Linux
8 2 (16.67%) CCTV
8 2 (16.67%) Active Directory
8 2 (16.67%) C#
8 2 (16.67%) SQL

Software Engineer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Warrington 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 9 (75.00%) Tomcat
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (58.33%) MySQL
1 7 (58.33%) PostgreSQL
2 2 (16.67%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 7 (58.33%) Eclipse
1 7 (58.33%) Git (software)
General
1 7 (58.33%) Finance
2 2 (16.67%) Electronics
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (75.00%) Spring
2 2 (16.67%) Hibernate
2 2 (16.67%) JPA
2 2 (16.67%) JSON
2 2 (16.67%) QML
2 2 (16.67%) Qt
2 2 (16.67%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 7 (58.33%) Enterprise Software
2 2 (16.67%) Algorithms
2 2 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (16.67%) CCTV
2 2 (16.67%) Computer Science
2 2 (16.67%) Data Structures
Operating Systems
1 3 (25.00%) Linux
2 2 (16.67%) Android
2 2 (16.67%) Embedded Linux
2 2 (16.67%) Unix
2 2 (16.67%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 10 (83.33%) Agile Software Development
3 7 (58.33%) B2B
4 4 (33.33%) Open Source
5 2 (16.67%) Collaborative Working
5 2 (16.67%) Continuous Integration
5 2 (16.67%) Open Source Development
5 2 (16.67%) Project Management
5 2 (16.67%) TDD
5 2 (16.67%) Validation
6 1 (8.33%) OO
6 1 (8.33%) UML
Programming Languages
1 11 (91.67%) Java
2 3 (25.00%) C
2 3 (25.00%) C++
2 3 (25.00%) Embedded C
3 2 (16.67%) C#
3 2 (16.67%) SQL
4 1 (8.33%) Embedded C++
Qualifications
1 4 (33.33%) Degree
2 2 (16.67%) Computer Science Degree
2 2 (16.67%) Master's Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (16.67%) QA
System Software
1 2 (16.67%) Active Directory
2 1 (8.33%) Firmware
Vendors
1 7 (58.33%) Oracle
1 7 (58.33%) Sybase
2 3 (25.00%) Salesforce.com