Period
to 22 October 2018

The median annual salary for a Software Engineer was £47,500 in advertised job vacancies in Warrington during the 6 months to 22 October 2018.

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
22 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 36 75 61
Rank change year-on-year +39 -14 +24
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Engineer 42 11 16
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Warrington 6.06% 1.62% 2.72%
As % of the Job Titles category 6.18% 1.66% 2.79%
Number of salaries quoted 42 11 16
Warrington median annual salary £47,500 £43,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +10.47% -9.47% +25.00%
10th Percentile £32,500 £40,500 £41,250
90th Percentile £62,375 £55,000 £54,625
Cheshire median annual salary £44,000 £45,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year -2.22% +20.00% -6.25%

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 680 663 573
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 98.12% 97.93% 97.28%
Number of salaries quoted 554 539 504
Warrington median annual salary £45,000 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +12.50% - +6.67%
10th Percentile £28,250 £20,500 £22,500
90th Percentile £65,000 £57,500 £53,750
Cheshire median annual salary £43,750 £42,500 £36,125
% change year-on-year +2.94% +17.65% -9.69%

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
Salary Histogram in Warrington

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Software Engineer in Warrington over the 6 months to 22 October 2018.

Salary histogram for Software Engineer in Warrington

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

For the 6 months to 22 October 2018, Software Engineer job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the Warrington region featuring Software Engineer in the job title.

1 42 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 34 (80.95%) Agile Software Development
3 28 (66.67%) Scrum
4 27 (64.29%) Unit Testing
5 26 (61.90%) C#
6 25 (59.52%) Microsoft Azure
7 24 (57.14%) .NET
8 22 (52.38%) DevOps
9 21 (50.00%) TDD
10 20 (47.62%) Continuous Integration
10 20 (47.62%) Git (software)
10 20 (47.62%) SOLID
11 17 (40.48%) Don't repeat yourself (DRY)
11 17 (40.48%) SaaS
11 17 (40.48%) Jenkins
11 17 (40.48%) Ansible
11 17 (40.48%) WCF
11 17 (40.48%) OOP
11 17 (40.48%) OO
11 17 (40.48%) SQL
11 17 (40.48%) C++
11 17 (40.48%) N-Tier
12 11 (26.19%) Collaborative Working
13 10 (23.81%) System Integration Testing
13 10 (23.81%) Microsoft
13 10 (23.81%) C
13 10 (23.81%) Integration Testing
13 10 (23.81%) Test Automation
14 7 (16.67%) Java
15 5 (11.90%) Validation

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:

Cloud Services
1 25 (59.52%) Microsoft Azure
2 17 (40.48%) SaaS
3 1 (2.38%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (7.14%) Bluetooth
1 3 (7.14%) Ethernet
1 3 (7.14%) RS-232
1 3 (7.14%) Wi-Fi
Development Applications
1 20 (47.62%) Git (software)
2 17 (40.48%) Jenkins
3 3 (7.14%) Octopus Deploy
3 3 (7.14%) SonarQube
3 3 (7.14%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (2.38%) webpack
General
1 4 (9.52%) Electronics
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (57.14%) .NET
2 17 (40.48%) WCF
3 3 (7.14%) .NET Core
3 3 (7.14%) .NET Framework
3 3 (7.14%) ASP.NET
3 3 (7.14%) ASP.NET Core
3 3 (7.14%) Entity Framework
3 3 (7.14%) WPF
4 2 (4.76%) QML
4 2 (4.76%) Qt
5 1 (2.38%) AngularJS
5 1 (2.38%) ASP.NET Web API
Miscellaneous
1 17 (40.48%) N-Tier
2 3 (7.14%) Computer Science
2 3 (7.14%) Embedded Systems
3 2 (4.76%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (4.76%) CCTV
Operating Systems
1 4 (9.52%) Embedded Linux
1 4 (9.52%) Linux
2 2 (4.76%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 42 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 34 (80.95%) Agile Software Development
3 28 (66.67%) Scrum
4 27 (64.29%) Unit Testing
5 22 (52.38%) DevOps
6 21 (50.00%) TDD
7 20 (47.62%) Continuous Integration
7 20 (47.62%) SOLID
8 17 (40.48%) Don't repeat yourself (DRY)
8 17 (40.48%) OO
8 17 (40.48%) OOP
9 11 (26.19%) Collaborative Working
10 10 (23.81%) Integration Testing
10 10 (23.81%) System Integration Testing
10 10 (23.81%) Test Automation
11 5 (11.90%) Validation
12 3 (7.14%) Mathematics
12 3 (7.14%) MVC
12 3 (7.14%) SOA
12 3 (7.14%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 26 (61.90%) C#
2 17 (40.48%) C++
2 17 (40.48%) SQL
3 10 (23.81%) C
4 7 (16.67%) Java
5 4 (9.52%) Embedded C
5 4 (9.52%) JavaScript
6 3 (7.14%) Assembly Language
6 3 (7.14%) PHP
6 3 (7.14%) Python
7 1 (2.38%) ES6
7 1 (2.38%) PowerShell
7 1 (2.38%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 5 (11.90%) Degree
2 3 (7.14%) Computer Science Degree
3 2 (4.76%) Master's Degree
System Software
1 3 (7.14%) Firmware
2 1 (2.38%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 17 (40.48%) Ansible
2 1 (2.38%) Puppet
Vendors
1 10 (23.81%) Microsoft
2 3 (7.14%) Xamarin
3 1 (2.38%) VMware