The statistics below represent IT jobs advertised across the Manchester region that had Software Engineer featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the salaries offered over the 3 months to 30 August 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
30 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Software Engineer
Rank 93 101 132
Rank change year-on-year
+8 +31
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Engineer 107 91 63
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 2.88% 2.41% 1.55%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.95% 2.49% 1.60%
Number of salaries quoted 89 84 56
Median salary £41,500 £37,500 £39,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+10.66% -5.06%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £23,300 £34,250
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £45,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -
Software Engineer
North West

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the Manchester region. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of permanent jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
Manchester
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
3622 3659 3927
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 97.42% 96.93% 96.84%
Number of salaries quoted 3060 3068 3225
Median salary £42,500 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £52,500 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -

Software Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

The demand trend of job ads across the Manchester region that featured Software Engineer in the job title.

Software Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

Software Engineer
Salary Trend in Manchester

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

Software Engineer Salary Trend in Manchester

Software Engineer
Salary Histogram in Manchester

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Software Engineer across the Manchester region over the 3 months to 30 August 2016.

Software Engineer Salary Histogram in Manchester

Software Engineer
Job Locations in Manchester

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Software Engineer within the Manchester region over the 3 months to 30 August 2016. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Stockport -7 15 £45,750 +32.60% 3
Oldham - 4 £35,000 -
Altrincham - 1 £26,500 -
Software Engineer
North West

Software Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 30 August 2016, 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 Manchester region featuring Software Engineer in the job title.

1 186 (98.94%) Software Engineering
2 121 (64.36%) Agile Software Development
3 88 (46.81%) .NET
4 87 (46.28%) C#
4 87 (46.28%) C++
5 83 (44.15%) Java
6 77 (40.96%) HTML
7 75 (39.89%) SQL
8 73 (38.83%) JavaScript
9 66 (35.11%) ASP.NET
10 62 (32.98%) OO
10 62 (32.98%) Scrum
11 58 (30.85%) CSS
12 56 (29.79%) Degree
13 49 (26.06%) MVC
14 48 (25.53%) Git (software)
15 47 (25.00%) Web Services
16 43 (22.87%) WPF
17 41 (21.81%) Electronics
18 39 (20.74%) WCF
19 38 (20.21%) Finance
20 37 (19.68%) jQuery
21 36 (19.15%) Continuous Integration
22 35 (18.62%) NUnit
22 35 (18.62%) SOAP
23 33 (17.55%) XML
24 32 (17.02%) Computer Science
25 30 (15.96%) PL/SQL
25 30 (15.96%) UML
26 29 (15.43%) TDD

Software Engineer Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester 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 8 (4.26%) Confluence
1 8 (4.26%) JBoss
2 6 (3.19%) Tomcat
3 3 (1.60%) Apache
3 3 (1.60%) Apache Spark
4 2 (1.06%) Elasticsearch
5 1 (0.53%) Jetty
5 1 (0.53%) nginx
5 1 (0.53%) WebLogic
Applications
1 10 (5.32%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 8 (4.26%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 17 (9.04%) Amazon AWS
2 10 (5.32%) Microsoft Azure
3 4 (2.13%) GitHub
4 1 (0.53%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
Communications & Networking
1 8 (4.26%) HTTP
2 5 (2.66%) Internet
3 4 (2.13%) Intranet
4 3 (1.60%) TCP/IP
4 3 (1.60%) Wireless
5 1 (0.53%) Ethernet
5 1 (0.53%) Modbus
5 1 (0.53%) NFC
5 1 (0.53%) RS-485
5 1 (0.53%) ZigBee
Database & Business Intelligence
1 25 (13.30%) SQL Server
2 13 (6.91%) MySQL
3 10 (5.32%) Big Data
4 9 (4.79%) NoSQL
4 9 (4.79%) PostgreSQL
5 8 (4.26%) GIS
5 8 (4.26%) MongoDB
6 7 (3.72%) RDBMS
6 7 (3.72%) Relational Database
7 6 (3.19%) Hadoop
8 3 (1.60%) Azure SQL Database
8 3 (1.60%) SQL Server 2008
9 2 (1.06%) SQLite
10 1 (0.53%) Apache Cassandra
10 1 (0.53%) Couchbase
10 1 (0.53%) CouchDB
10 1 (0.53%) Redis
10 1 (0.53%) Riak
Development Applications
1 48 (25.53%) Git (software)
2 35 (18.62%) NUnit
3 25 (13.30%) MSTest
4 22 (11.70%) Visual Studio
5 20 (10.64%) Jenkins
6 15 (7.98%) Selenium
7 14 (7.45%) JUnit
8 13 (6.91%) JIRA
9 7 (3.72%) Eclipse
10 6 (3.19%) JMeter
10 6 (3.19%) jMock
10 6 (3.19%) Maven
10 6 (3.19%) Mockito
10 6 (3.19%) Subversion
10 6 (3.19%) Team Foundation Server
11 5 (2.66%) Bitbucket
11 5 (2.66%) IntelliJ
12 4 (2.13%) Cucumber
12 4 (2.13%) RSpec
12 4 (2.13%) WebDriver
General
1 41 (21.81%) Electronics
2 38 (20.21%) Finance
3 12 (6.38%) Marketing
4 9 (4.79%) Manufacturing
4 9 (4.79%) Telecoms
5 7 (3.72%) Games
6 5 (2.66%) Retail
7 3 (1.60%) Pharmaceutical
8 2 (1.06%) Music Industry
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 88 (46.81%) .NET
2 77 (40.96%) HTML
3 66 (35.11%) ASP.NET
4 58 (30.85%) CSS
5 47 (25.00%) Web Services
6 43 (22.87%) WPF
7 39 (20.74%) WCF
8 37 (19.68%) jQuery
9 35 (18.62%) SOAP
10 33 (17.55%) XML
11 29 (15.43%) RESTful
12 28 (14.89%) LINQ
13 25 (13.30%) Silverlight
13 25 (13.30%) WF
13 25 (13.30%) XSLT
14 24 (12.77%) AngularJS
14 24 (12.77%) ASP.NET MVC
15 23 (12.23%) STL
16 18 (9.57%) HTML5
17 17 (9.04%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 32 (17.02%) Computer Science
2 12 (6.38%) N-Tier
3 10 (5.32%) Analytical Skills
4 9 (4.79%) Mathematics
4 9 (4.79%) User Experience
5 8 (4.26%) 3D Graphics
5 8 (4.26%) Algorithms
5 8 (4.26%) Enterprise Software
6 6 (3.19%) Physics
7 4 (2.13%) Animation
7 4 (2.13%) BBC
7 4 (2.13%) Device Driver
7 4 (2.13%) Kindle
7 4 (2.13%) Mobile App
7 4 (2.13%) Xbox
8 3 (1.60%) Client/Server
8 3 (1.60%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
8 3 (1.60%) LIMS
9 2 (1.06%) SCADA
9 2 (1.06%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 16 (8.51%) Linux
2 15 (7.98%) Windows
3 12 (6.38%) Unix
4 5 (2.66%) Apple iOS
5 4 (2.13%) Android
6 2 (1.06%) Embedded Linux
6 2 (1.06%) Mac OS X
7 1 (0.53%) Windows Mobile
7 1 (0.53%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 186 (98.94%) Software Engineering
2 121 (64.36%) Agile Software Development
3 62 (32.98%) OO
3 62 (32.98%) Scrum
4 49 (26.06%) MVC
5 36 (19.15%) Continuous Integration
6 30 (15.96%) UML
7 29 (15.43%) TDD
8 26 (13.83%) Service Delivery
9 25 (13.30%) DSDM
9 25 (13.30%) MVVM
9 25 (13.30%) RUP
9 25 (13.30%) Use Case
10 16 (8.51%) Multithreading
11 15 (7.98%) Mentoring
11 15 (7.98%) Unit Testing
12 14 (7.45%) Open Source
13 12 (6.38%) E-Commerce
13 12 (6.38%) OOP
14 11 (5.85%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 87 (46.28%) C#
1 87 (46.28%) C++
2 83 (44.15%) Java
3 75 (39.89%) SQL
4 73 (38.83%) JavaScript
5 30 (15.96%) PL/SQL
6 27 (14.36%) T-SQL
7 19 (10.11%) C
8 15 (7.98%) PHP
9 11 (5.85%) Embedded C
10 6 (3.19%) Embedded C++
11 5 (2.66%) Objective-C
11 5 (2.66%) VB
12 4 (2.13%) Apple Swift
13 3 (1.60%) Python
13 3 (1.60%) Ruby
13 3 (1.60%) TypeScript
13 3 (1.60%) VB.NET
14 2 (1.06%) Perl
14 2 (1.06%) Scala
Qualifications
1 56 (29.79%) Degree
2 3 (1.60%) Microsoft Certification
2 3 (1.60%) Security Cleared
3 1 (0.53%) DV Cleared
3 1 (0.53%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (0.53%) ISO 8583
1 1 (0.53%) ISO/IEC 7816
1 1 (0.53%) JTAG
1 1 (0.53%) QA
System Software
1 6 (3.19%) Firmware
2 2 (1.06%) Docker
Systems Management
1 2 (1.06%) Ansible
1 2 (1.06%) Opscode Chef
1 2 (1.06%) Puppet
2 1 (0.53%) Cobbler
2 1 (0.53%) HAProxy
Vendors
1 19 (10.11%) Oracle
2 14 (7.45%) Microsoft
3 8 (4.26%) SAP
4 5 (2.66%) Atlassian
5 2 (1.06%) Twitter
6 1 (0.53%) Apple
6 1 (0.53%) EMC
6 1 (0.53%) Ingenico
6 1 (0.53%) Perforce
6 1 (0.53%) Sun
6 1 (0.53%) Sybase
6 1 (0.53%) VeriFone
6 1 (0.53%) Zend
Manchester, Lancashire
Roc Search Limited
Posted: 9 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
TEKsystems
Salary: £40000 - £600000 per annum + Package
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
TEKsystems
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + Package
Posted: Yesterday
Stockport, Cheshire
ninesharp
Salary: Healthcare, Pension etc
Posted: Yesterday
Stockport, Cheshire
Saxon Recruitment Solutions
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 16 hours ago
Stockport, Cheshire
ninesharp
Salary: Healthcare, Pension etc
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
TEKsystems
Salary: £35000 - £52000 per annum + package
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester
Ampersand Consulting
Salary: £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 30,000-45,000
Posted: 4 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 40,000 - 65,000 plus excellent benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Manchester
KDR Recruitment
Salary: £18000.00 - £35000.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Robert Walters
Posted: 6 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Connected IT
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + 10% bonus + excellent benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
The Bridge Ltd
Salary: Up to £55,000 per annum plus benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Calibre Search Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Connected IT
Salary: £20000 - £40000 per annum + 10% bonus + excellent benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Hotfoot Recruitment
Salary: Up to £60,000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Manchester
TRG
Salary: 30000-50000 Per Annum + Benefits
Posted: 18 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Raytheon Systems Ltd
Salary: Full Benefits package, Bonus
Posted: 12 days ago