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 25 February 2017 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
25 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Software Engineer
North West / Manchester
Rank 79 63 114
Rank change year-on-year
-16 +51
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Engineer 135 121 77
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 3.56% 3.66% 1.95%
As % of the Job Titles category 3.68% 3.77% 2.01%
Number of salaries quoted 93 96 70
Median salary £50,500 £45,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+12.22% +20.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £36,400 £23,900 £31,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £42,750
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

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
3665 3211 3831
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 96.70% 97.19% 96.94%
Number of salaries quoted 3071 2666 3235
Median salary £42,500 £41,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+2.40% +10.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £25,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,000 £42,000 £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 25 February 2017.

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 25 February 2017. 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 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
Oldham -20 12 £37,500 +56.25% 3
Altrincham -8 4 - -
Bury - 3 £47,500 -
Cheadle +5 2 £45,625 -3.94%
Stockport +2 2 £42,500 -10.52%
Salford - 1 - - 3
Software Engineer
North West

Software Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 25 February 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 Manchester region featuring Software Engineer in the job title.

1 255 (98.46%) Software Engineering
2 163 (62.93%) Agile Software Development
3 158 (61.00%) Java
4 111 (42.86%) C#
5 110 (42.47%) HTML
6 100 (38.61%) JavaScript
7 97 (37.45%) SQL
8 95 (36.68%) C++
9 87 (33.59%) Continuous Integration
10 83 (32.05%) OO
11 82 (31.66%) Scrum
12 81 (31.27%) .NET
13 79 (30.50%) CSS
14 71 (27.41%) Degree
15 67 (25.87%) jQuery
16 56 (21.62%) AngularJS
17 55 (21.24%) MySQL
18 53 (20.46%) Web Services
18 53 (20.46%) Python
18 53 (20.46%) Git (software)
19 51 (19.69%) C
20 50 (19.31%) ASP.NET
20 50 (19.31%) WPF
21 48 (18.53%) WCF
21 48 (18.53%) Big Data
22 45 (17.37%) XML
22 45 (17.37%) Linux
23 44 (16.99%) Spring
24 41 (15.83%) TDD
25 40 (15.44%) DevOps

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 38 (14.67%) Apache Spark
2 24 (9.27%) Elasticsearch
3 22 (8.49%) Apache Pig
4 11 (4.25%) Tomcat
5 9 (3.47%) WebSphere
6 8 (3.09%) Apache
7 6 (2.32%) Confluence
8 3 (1.16%) Apache Solr
8 3 (1.16%) JBoss
9 2 (0.77%) OpenStack
10 1 (0.39%) Jetty
10 1 (0.39%) WebLogic
Applications
1 2 (0.77%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (0.39%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 27 (10.42%) Amazon AWS
2 14 (5.41%) GitHub
3 7 (2.70%) Microsoft Azure
4 4 (1.54%) SaaS
5 3 (1.16%) Amazon EMR
6 1 (0.39%) Azure Machine Learning
6 1 (0.39%) Google App Engine
6 1 (0.39%) Google Cloud Platform
6 1 (0.39%) Heroku
6 1 (0.39%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (2.70%) HTTP
2 5 (1.93%) Broadband
3 3 (1.16%) Ethernet
3 3 (1.16%) Intranet
3 3 (1.16%) Modbus
3 3 (1.16%) RS-485
3 3 (1.16%) Wireless
3 3 (1.16%) ZigBee
4 1 (0.39%) Internet
4 1 (0.39%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 55 (21.24%) MySQL
2 48 (18.53%) Big Data
3 32 (12.36%) Hadoop
3 32 (12.36%) NoSQL
4 31 (11.97%) SQL Server
5 24 (9.27%) Relational Database
6 22 (8.49%) Apache Hive
7 21 (8.11%) MongoDB
8 19 (7.34%) RDBMS
9 6 (2.32%) Apache Cassandra
10 3 (1.16%) Amazon Redshift
10 3 (1.16%) PostgreSQL
11 2 (0.77%) Neo4j
11 2 (0.77%) Oracle Database
11 2 (0.77%) Oracle Database 11g
11 2 (0.77%) OrientDB
11 2 (0.77%) SQLite
12 1 (0.39%) Redis
12 1 (0.39%) Riak
12 1 (0.39%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 53 (20.46%) Git (software)
2 31 (11.97%) NUnit
3 30 (11.58%) Jenkins
4 26 (10.04%) MSTest
5 24 (9.27%) Subversion
6 22 (8.49%) Visual Studio
7 18 (6.95%) Mercurial
8 15 (5.79%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 15 (5.79%) JIRA
9 11 (4.25%) Eclipse
10 10 (3.86%) Maven
11 9 (3.47%) JUnit
12 8 (3.09%) Team Foundation Server
13 7 (2.70%) Bitbucket
13 7 (2.70%) Selenium
14 6 (2.32%) GoCD
14 6 (2.32%) Hudson
14 6 (2.32%) MSBuild
14 6 (2.32%) Octopus Deploy
14 6 (2.32%) TeamCity
General
1 31 (11.97%) Finance
2 16 (6.18%) Retail
3 14 (5.41%) Military
4 13 (5.02%) Games
5 12 (4.63%) Electronics
6 5 (1.93%) Manufacturing
7 4 (1.54%) Aerospace
7 4 (1.54%) Telecoms
8 3 (1.16%) Legal
8 3 (1.16%) Marketing
9 1 (0.39%) Advertising
9 1 (0.39%) Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 110 (42.47%) HTML
2 81 (31.27%) .NET
3 79 (30.50%) CSS
4 67 (25.87%) jQuery
5 56 (21.62%) AngularJS
6 53 (20.46%) Web Services
7 50 (19.31%) ASP.NET
7 50 (19.31%) WPF
8 48 (18.53%) WCF
9 45 (17.37%) XML
10 44 (16.99%) Spring
11 36 (13.90%) Hibernate
12 35 (13.51%) HTML5
12 35 (13.51%) RESTful
13 34 (13.13%) Node.js
13 34 (13.13%) XSLT
14 33 (12.74%) SOAP
15 32 (12.36%) Java EE
16 26 (10.04%) Silverlight
16 26 (10.04%) WF
Miscellaneous
1 25 (9.65%) Algorithms
2 18 (6.95%) Data Structures
3 12 (4.63%) Computer Science
4 11 (4.25%) Cyberthreat
4 11 (4.25%) PKI
5 9 (3.47%) Enterprise Software
6 8 (3.09%) Animation
6 8 (3.09%) Xbox
7 5 (1.93%) Wiki
8 4 (1.54%) Cybercrime
9 3 (1.16%) Home Automation
9 3 (1.16%) Kindle
9 3 (1.16%) Mobile App
9 3 (1.16%) User Experience
10 2 (0.77%) Arduino
10 2 (0.77%) Cyber Attack
10 2 (0.77%) Raspberry Pi
10 2 (0.77%) SCADA
10 2 (0.77%) Smart Meter
11 1 (0.39%) RIA
Operating Systems
1 45 (17.37%) Linux
2 22 (8.49%) Windows
3 11 (4.25%) Windows XP
4 10 (3.86%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 5 (1.93%) Embedded Linux
6 3 (1.16%) Android
6 3 (1.16%) Apple iOS
6 3 (1.16%) Mac OS X
7 2 (0.77%) CentOS
7 2 (0.77%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 255 (98.46%) Software Engineering
2 163 (62.93%) Agile Software Development
3 87 (33.59%) Continuous Integration
4 83 (32.05%) OO
5 82 (31.66%) Scrum
6 41 (15.83%) TDD
7 40 (15.44%) DevOps
7 40 (15.44%) SDLC
8 39 (15.06%) Open Source
9 38 (14.67%) MVC
10 34 (13.13%) Analytics
10 34 (13.13%) UML
11 32 (12.36%) MVVM
12 29 (11.20%) Service Delivery
13 28 (10.81%) RUP
14 27 (10.42%) DSDM
15 26 (10.04%) Use Case
16 25 (9.65%) Continuous Improvement
16 25 (9.65%) Data Analytics
17 23 (8.88%) Visualisation
Programming Languages
1 158 (61.00%) Java
2 111 (42.86%) C#
3 100 (38.61%) JavaScript
4 97 (37.45%) SQL
5 95 (36.68%) C++
6 53 (20.46%) Python
7 51 (19.69%) C
8 35 (13.51%) Ruby
9 34 (13.13%) Perl
10 33 (12.74%) PHP
11 29 (11.20%) PL/SQL
12 26 (10.04%) T-SQL
13 20 (7.72%) Embedded C
14 15 (5.79%) Embedded C++
15 13 (5.02%) Go
16 12 (4.63%) VB
17 11 (4.25%) VB6
18 9 (3.47%) Scala
19 8 (3.09%) Groovy
20 7 (2.70%) Clojure
Qualifications
1 71 (27.41%) Degree
2 31 (11.97%) Security Cleared
3 26 (10.04%) DV Cleared
4 1 (0.39%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (0.39%) QA
System Software
1 18 (6.95%) Hyper-V
1 18 (6.95%) VMware Infrastructure
2 14 (5.41%) Docker
2 14 (5.41%) Firmware
3 1 (0.39%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 13 (5.02%) Puppet
2 12 (4.63%) Ansible
3 8 (3.09%) Opscode Chef
4 6 (2.32%) Terraform
5 1 (0.39%) Kibana
5 1 (0.39%) logstash
5 1 (0.39%) Salt
Vendors
1 26 (10.04%) VMware
2 23 (8.88%) Oracle
3 15 (5.79%) Microsoft
4 10 (3.86%) Red Hat
5 7 (2.70%) Google
6 3 (1.16%) EMC
7 2 (0.77%) Xamarin
8 1 (0.39%) Apple
8 1 (0.39%) DevExpress
8 1 (0.39%) Intel Security
8 1 (0.39%) Sitecore
8 1 (0.39%) Sybase
8 1 (0.39%) Wonderware
8 1 (0.39%) Xilinx
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