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 29 July 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
29 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Software Engineer
Rank 99 108 124
Rank change year-on-year
+9 +16
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Engineer 89 81 74
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 2.47% 2.26% 1.85%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.53% 2.34% 1.91%
Number of salaries quoted 70 73 69
Median salary £40,000 £37,500 £39,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% -5.06%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £30,000 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £50,000
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
3516 3468 3878
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 97.50% 96.74% 96.90%
Number of salaries quoted 2978 2874 3159
Median salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +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 £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

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 29 July 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 29 July 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 -11 4 £35,000 +1.44% 5
Oldham - 3 £35,000 - 1
Altrincham 0 1 £26,500 -39.42%
Bolton -3 1 - - 1
Salford - 1 - - 2
Software Engineer
North West

Software Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 29 July 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.

1 179 (99.44%) Software Engineering
2 100 (55.56%) Agile Software Development
3 96 (53.33%) C++
4 88 (48.89%) C#
5 87 (48.33%) .NET
6 78 (43.33%) Java
7 77 (42.78%) OO
8 69 (38.33%) JavaScript
8 69 (38.33%) HTML
8 69 (38.33%) SQL
8 69 (38.33%) ASP.NET
9 54 (30.00%) CSS
10 53 (29.44%) Degree
11 51 (28.33%) Scrum
12 46 (25.56%) MVC
13 45 (25.00%) jQuery
14 44 (24.44%) Web Services
15 39 (21.67%) Finance
15 39 (21.67%) Git (software)
15 39 (21.67%) WPF
16 38 (21.11%) Continuous Integration
17 35 (19.44%) Electronics
17 35 (19.44%) XML
17 35 (19.44%) WCF
18 34 (18.89%) UML
19 30 (16.67%) Visual Studio
19 30 (16.67%) PL/SQL
19 30 (16.67%) NUnit
20 29 (16.11%) SOAP
20 29 (16.11%) LINQ

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 6 (3.33%) Confluence
2 5 (2.78%) Apache
3 4 (2.22%) JBoss
3 4 (2.22%) nginx
4 3 (1.67%) OpenStack
5 2 (1.11%) Elasticsearch
5 2 (1.11%) Tomcat
Applications
1 13 (7.22%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 8 (4.44%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 12 (6.67%) Amazon AWS
2 7 (3.89%) Microsoft Azure
3 4 (2.22%) Cloud Computing
3 4 (2.22%) GitHub
4 1 (0.56%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
Communications & Networking
1 10 (5.56%) HTTP
2 9 (5.00%) Internet
3 6 (3.33%) TCP/IP
4 2 (1.11%) Wireless
5 1 (0.56%) NFC
Database & Business Intelligence
1 25 (13.89%) SQL Server
2 9 (5.00%) MySQL
3 8 (4.44%) Big Data
3 8 (4.44%) GIS
3 8 (4.44%) NoSQL
4 6 (3.33%) PostgreSQL
4 6 (3.33%) RDBMS
4 6 (3.33%) Relational Database
5 5 (2.78%) Hadoop
6 4 (2.22%) Azure SQL Database
6 4 (2.22%) MongoDB
6 4 (2.22%) SQL Server 2008
7 2 (1.11%) SQL Server 2014
8 1 (0.56%) Apache Cassandra
8 1 (0.56%) CouchDB
Development Applications
1 39 (21.67%) Git (software)
2 30 (16.67%) NUnit
2 30 (16.67%) Visual Studio
3 26 (14.44%) MSTest
4 9 (5.00%) Jenkins
5 8 (4.44%) Team Foundation Server
6 7 (3.89%) JIRA
6 7 (3.89%) JUnit
6 7 (3.89%) Subversion
7 5 (2.78%) Maven
7 5 (2.78%) Selenium
8 4 (2.22%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 4 (2.22%) Cucumber
8 4 (2.22%) Grunt
8 4 (2.22%) RSpec
8 4 (2.22%) WebDriver
9 3 (1.67%) Bitbucket
9 3 (1.67%) JMeter
9 3 (1.67%) jMock
9 3 (1.67%) Mockito
General
1 39 (21.67%) Finance
2 35 (19.44%) Electronics
3 12 (6.67%) Telecoms
4 11 (6.11%) Games
5 9 (5.00%) Manufacturing
6 8 (4.44%) Marketing
7 7 (3.89%) Pharmaceutical
8 2 (1.11%) Music Industry
8 2 (1.11%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 87 (48.33%) .NET
2 69 (38.33%) ASP.NET
2 69 (38.33%) HTML
3 54 (30.00%) CSS
4 45 (25.00%) jQuery
5 44 (24.44%) Web Services
6 39 (21.67%) WPF
7 35 (19.44%) WCF
7 35 (19.44%) XML
8 29 (16.11%) LINQ
8 29 (16.11%) SOAP
9 28 (15.56%) RESTful
10 27 (15.00%) ASP.NET MVC
11 26 (14.44%) Silverlight
11 26 (14.44%) WF
11 26 (14.44%) XSLT
12 20 (11.11%) HTML5
13 19 (10.56%) STL
14 16 (8.89%) AngularJS
15 12 (6.67%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 28 (15.56%) Computer Science
2 20 (11.11%) N-Tier
3 12 (6.67%) User Experience
4 11 (6.11%) Analytical Skills
5 9 (5.00%) Algorithms
6 7 (3.89%) Client/Server
6 7 (3.89%) Enterprise Software
6 7 (3.89%) LIMS
6 7 (3.89%) Mathematics
7 6 (3.33%) 3D Graphics
7 6 (3.33%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
8 5 (2.78%) Device Driver
9 4 (2.22%) Animation
9 4 (2.22%) BBC
9 4 (2.22%) Physics
10 3 (1.67%) iPad
11 2 (1.11%) Augmented Reality
11 2 (1.11%) Cyberthreat
12 1 (0.56%) Contactless
12 1 (0.56%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 23 (12.78%) Windows
2 21 (11.67%) Linux
3 15 (8.33%) Unix
4 5 (2.78%) Windows XP
5 3 (1.67%) Apple iOS
6 2 (1.11%) Android
6 2 (1.11%) Embedded Linux
7 1 (0.56%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 179 (99.44%) Software Engineering
2 100 (55.56%) Agile Software Development
3 77 (42.78%) OO
4 51 (28.33%) Scrum
5 46 (25.56%) MVC
6 38 (21.11%) Continuous Integration
7 34 (18.89%) UML
8 26 (14.44%) DSDM
8 26 (14.44%) MVVM
8 26 (14.44%) RUP
8 26 (14.44%) Service Delivery
8 26 (14.44%) Use Case
9 23 (12.78%) Multithreading
9 23 (12.78%) TDD
10 18 (10.00%) SOA
11 17 (9.44%) Open Source
12 16 (8.89%) Unit Testing
13 13 (7.22%) DevOps
13 13 (7.22%) Mentoring
13 13 (7.22%) OOP
Programming Languages
1 96 (53.33%) C++
2 88 (48.89%) C#
3 78 (43.33%) Java
4 69 (38.33%) JavaScript
4 69 (38.33%) SQL
5 30 (16.67%) PL/SQL
6 28 (15.56%) T-SQL
7 26 (14.44%) C
8 12 (6.67%) PHP
9 9 (5.00%) Embedded C
10 5 (2.78%) Embedded C++
10 5 (2.78%) Perl
10 5 (2.78%) Python
10 5 (2.78%) VB
11 4 (2.22%) Ruby
11 4 (2.22%) TypeScript
11 4 (2.22%) VB.NET
12 3 (1.67%) Objective-C
12 3 (1.67%) Scala
13 2 (1.11%) Apple Swift
Qualifications
1 53 (29.44%) Degree
2 3 (1.67%) Security Cleared
3 2 (1.11%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (0.56%) DV Cleared
4 1 (0.56%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (1.11%) QA
2 1 (0.56%) ISO 8583
2 1 (0.56%) ISO/IEC 7816
2 1 (0.56%) JTAG
System Software
1 5 (2.78%) Firmware
2 2 (1.11%) Docker
Systems Management
1 5 (2.78%) Ansible
1 5 (2.78%) Opscode Chef
1 5 (2.78%) Puppet
2 4 (2.22%) HAProxy
3 1 (0.56%) Kubernetes
3 1 (0.56%) Mesos
Vendors
1 22 (12.22%) Microsoft
1 22 (12.22%) Oracle
2 8 (4.44%) Atlassian
2 8 (4.44%) SAP
3 2 (1.11%) Twitter
4 1 (0.56%) Apple
4 1 (0.56%) Ingenico
4 1 (0.56%) Perforce
4 1 (0.56%) Sun
4 1 (0.56%) Sybase
4 1 (0.56%) VeriFone
4 1 (0.56%) Zend
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