Period
to 14 December 2018

The median annual salary for a Software Engineer was £47,500 in advertised job vacancies in Warrington during the 6 months to 14 December 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
14 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 41 66 72
Rank change year-on-year +25 +6 +11
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Engineer 27 13 11
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Warrington 4.58% 2.06% 1.71%
As % of the Job Titles category 4.62% 2.10% 1.78%
Number of salaries quoted 26 13 11
Warrington median annual salary £47,500 £44,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +7.95% -7.37% +25.00%
10th Percentile £36,250 £40,500 £41,250
90th Percentile £63,750 £55,000 £60,500
Cheshire median annual salary £44,000 £45,000 £38,750
% change year-on-year -2.22% +16.13% -0.64%

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 585 618 617
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 99.15% 97.94% 95.66%
Number of salaries quoted 478 494 533
Warrington median annual salary £45,000 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +12.50% +6.67% -
10th Percentile £28,250 £20,500 £22,500
90th Percentile £65,000 £60,000 £53,250
Cheshire median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year +5.88% +13.33% -6.25%

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 14 December 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 14 December 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 27 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 19 (70.37%) Agile Software Development
3 18 (66.67%) Scrum
3 18 (66.67%) Unit Testing
4 13 (48.15%) C#
4 13 (48.15%) C++
4 13 (48.15%) Test Automation
5 12 (44.44%) Microsoft Azure
6 11 (40.74%) Continuous Integration
6 11 (40.74%) SQL
6 11 (40.74%) OO
6 11 (40.74%) Git (software)
7 10 (37.04%) Collaborative Working
7 10 (37.04%) System Integration Testing
7 10 (37.04%) .NET
7 10 (37.04%) Integration Testing
8 9 (33.33%) Java
8 9 (33.33%) Microsoft
8 9 (33.33%) DevOps
9 8 (29.63%) Don't repeat yourself (DRY)
9 8 (29.63%) SOLID
9 8 (29.63%) TDD
9 8 (29.63%) OOP
9 8 (29.63%) N-Tier
9 8 (29.63%) WCF
9 8 (29.63%) SaaS
9 8 (29.63%) Jenkins
9 8 (29.63%) Ansible
10 7 (25.93%) Degree
11 5 (18.52%) C

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 12 (44.44%) Microsoft Azure
2 8 (29.63%) SaaS
3 1 (3.70%) Amazon AWS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (11.11%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 11 (40.74%) Git (software)
2 8 (29.63%) Jenkins
3 3 (11.11%) Mercurial
3 3 (11.11%) Subversion
General
1 3 (11.11%) Electronics
2 1 (3.70%) Pharmaceutical
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (37.04%) .NET
2 8 (29.63%) WCF
3 3 (11.11%) QML
3 3 (11.11%) Qt
Miscellaneous
1 8 (29.63%) N-Tier
2 3 (11.11%) Algorithms
2 3 (11.11%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (11.11%) CCTV
2 3 (11.11%) Data Structures
3 1 (3.70%) Life Science
3 1 (3.70%) Robotics
Operating Systems
1 3 (11.11%) Android
1 3 (11.11%) Embedded Linux
1 3 (11.11%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 19 (70.37%) Agile Software Development
3 18 (66.67%) Scrum
3 18 (66.67%) Unit Testing
4 13 (48.15%) Test Automation
5 11 (40.74%) Continuous Integration
5 11 (40.74%) OO
6 10 (37.04%) Collaborative Working
6 10 (37.04%) Integration Testing
6 10 (37.04%) System Integration Testing
7 9 (33.33%) DevOps
8 8 (29.63%) Don't repeat yourself (DRY)
8 8 (29.63%) OOP
8 8 (29.63%) SOLID
8 8 (29.63%) TDD
9 3 (11.11%) Decision-Making
9 3 (11.11%) Open Source
9 3 (11.11%) Project Management
9 3 (11.11%) Validation
10 1 (3.70%) Problem-Solving
Programming Languages
1 13 (48.15%) C#
1 13 (48.15%) C++
2 11 (40.74%) SQL
3 9 (33.33%) Java
4 5 (18.52%) C
5 3 (11.11%) Embedded C
6 2 (7.41%) JavaScript
7 1 (3.70%) PHP
7 1 (3.70%) PowerShell
7 1 (3.70%) Python
Qualifications
1 7 (25.93%) Degree
2 3 (11.11%) Master's Degree
3 1 (3.70%) Computer Science Degree
System Software
1 1 (3.70%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 8 (29.63%) Ansible
2 1 (3.70%) Puppet
Vendors
1 9 (33.33%) Microsoft
2 1 (3.70%) VMware