The north-west county of Cheshire has a diverse economy, with a growing focus on the IT, Technology and Digital sectors. Encompassing towns and cities such as Warrington, Chester and Crewe, recruitment agencies in the Cheshire area will serve a wide range of employer types and source qualified IT job-seekers for permanent or contract hiring opportunities.
Recruitment agencies that recruit for IT jobs in Cheshire, are most commonly found in the largest settlements. Warrington is the most heavily populated town in Cheshire and IT recruiters can be accessed in the town centre, as well as in the outer areas of Birchwood and Dallam. The county town of Chester is also home to a number of technology employment firms, as are Altrincham, Sale and Wilmslow.
There are around 15,000 IT staff in Cheshire and recruitment in the industry is set to rise. The local IT workforce is one of the fastest growing in the area and the demand for STEM professionals is expected to continue. The average IT salary for the north-west is £44,000, with the highest earnings belonging to Chief Information Officers (CIO) and IT Directors.
IT vacancies are common amongst a range of different employer types in the Cheshire area, meaning that candidates could find themselves working within a number of industries. The Sci-Tech Daresbury Enterprise Zone is home to more than 100 high-tech companies, with around 30 firms specialising in Digital and IT fields. Recruitment agencies that work closely with business here, will recruit for fields ranging from Big Data to Mobile Technologies. Chess, a Telecoms and ICT service provider based in Alderley Edge, employs around 450 staff and this includes Developers and Infrastructure Engineers. Other notable IT employers in Cheshire include C-Tech Innovation, in Chester, and Concise Technologies, in Northwich.