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 4 May 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
4 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Software Engineer
Rank 96 104 117
Rank change year-on-year
+8 +13
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Engineer 90 89 76
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 2.60% 2.51% 1.93%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.67% 2.59% 1.99%
Number of salaries quoted 66 75 74
Median salary £41,500 £40,000 £37,250
Median salary % change year-on-year
+3.75% +7.38%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,750 £33,100 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £47,500 £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
3373 3433 3812
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 97.57% 96.70% 96.58%
Number of salaries quoted 2873 2802 3140
Median salary £41,000 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+2.50% +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £54,500 £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 4 May 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 4 May 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
Altrincham - 7 £41,500 - 1
Oldham +1 4 £25,750 -
Cheadle 0 4 £47,500 - 1
Bolton +15 1 - - 1
Stockport +3 1 - -
Bury - 1 £57,500 -
Salford - 1 - -
Software Engineer
North West

Software Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 4 May 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.

1 203 (99.51%) Software Engineering
2 115 (56.37%) OO
3 111 (54.41%) C#
4 107 (52.45%) Agile Software Development
5 93 (45.59%) Java
6 92 (45.10%) .NET
7 89 (43.63%) C++
8 85 (41.67%) SQL
9 76 (37.25%) JavaScript
9 76 (37.25%) ASP.NET
10 67 (32.84%) Scrum
11 62 (30.39%) HTML
12 61 (29.90%) Web Services
13 54 (26.47%) Visual Studio
13 54 (26.47%) Continuous Integration
14 53 (25.98%) WPF
14 53 (25.98%) CSS
15 52 (25.49%) Windows
15 52 (25.49%) MVC
16 51 (25.00%) Degree
17 49 (24.02%) Multithreading
17 49 (24.02%) XML
18 48 (23.53%) Git (software)
19 45 (22.06%) jQuery
20 43 (21.08%) SOA
21 42 (20.59%) WCF
22 41 (20.10%) SOAP
23 40 (19.61%) SQL Server
23 40 (19.61%) Microsoft
24 39 (19.12%) C

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 24 (11.76%) Node.js
2 19 (9.31%) Apache
3 12 (5.88%) Mule
3 12 (5.88%) WebSphere
4 4 (1.96%) JBoss
4 4 (1.96%) nginx
4 4 (1.96%) OpenStack
5 2 (0.98%) Elasticsearch
6 1 (0.49%) Confluence
Applications
1 19 (9.31%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.49%) Photoshop
Cloud Services
1 35 (17.16%) Amazon AWS
2 16 (7.84%) Microsoft Azure
3 13 (6.37%) PaaS
3 13 (6.37%) SaaS
4 12 (5.88%) Amazon EC2
4 12 (5.88%) Amazon S3
4 12 (5.88%) Google Cloud Platform
5 6 (2.94%) GitHub
6 5 (2.45%) Cloud Computing
7 1 (0.49%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
Communications & Networking
1 21 (10.29%) HTTP
1 21 (10.29%) Internet
2 4 (1.96%) TCP/IP
3 3 (1.47%) HTTPS
4 1 (0.49%) SPDY
Database & Business Intelligence
1 40 (19.61%) SQL Server
2 21 (10.29%) NoSQL
3 15 (7.35%) Azure SQL Database
4 13 (6.37%) Apache Cassandra
5 12 (5.88%) Couchbase
5 12 (5.88%) Hazelcast
6 8 (3.92%) Relational Database
7 6 (2.94%) PostgreSQL
8 5 (2.45%) SQLite
9 4 (1.96%) Big Data
10 2 (0.98%) GIS
10 2 (0.98%) MongoDB
10 2 (0.98%) MySQL
10 2 (0.98%) SQL Server 2008
10 2 (0.98%) SQL Server 2014
11 1 (0.49%) Apache Accumulo
11 1 (0.49%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 54 (26.47%) Visual Studio
2 48 (23.53%) Git (software)
3 33 (16.18%) NUnit
4 26 (12.75%) Jenkins
4 26 (12.75%) MSTest
5 21 (10.29%) Team Foundation Server
6 20 (9.80%) Maven
7 12 (5.88%) git-flow
7 12 (5.88%) Hudson
7 12 (5.88%) Subversion
8 8 (3.92%) Selenium
9 7 (3.43%) Gerrit
10 6 (2.94%) Moq
11 5 (2.45%) JUnit
12 4 (1.96%) Atlassian Bamboo
12 4 (1.96%) FxCop
12 4 (1.96%) Grunt
12 4 (1.96%) RSpec
12 4 (1.96%) WebDriver
12 4 (1.96%) WiX
General
1 33 (16.18%) Finance
2 24 (11.76%) Games
3 10 (4.90%) Electronics
4 8 (3.92%) Pharmaceutical
5 6 (2.94%) Telecoms
6 5 (2.45%) Aerospace
7 1 (0.49%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 92 (45.10%) .NET
2 76 (37.25%) ASP.NET
3 62 (30.39%) HTML
4 61 (29.90%) Web Services
5 53 (25.98%) CSS
5 53 (25.98%) WPF
6 49 (24.02%) XML
7 45 (22.06%) jQuery
8 42 (20.59%) WCF
9 41 (20.10%) SOAP
10 34 (16.67%) ASP.NET MVC
11 29 (14.22%) LINQ
12 28 (13.73%) RESTful
13 27 (13.24%) AngularJS
14 25 (12.25%) Java EE
14 25 (12.25%) Silverlight
14 25 (12.25%) WF
14 25 (12.25%) XSLT
15 24 (11.76%) JSON
16 22 (10.78%) WinForms
Miscellaneous
1 33 (16.18%) N-Tier
2 30 (14.71%) Computer Science
3 24 (11.76%) Algorithms
4 11 (5.39%) User Experience
5 8 (3.92%) Client/Server
5 8 (3.92%) LIMS
6 7 (3.43%) Enterprise Software
7 5 (2.45%) Mathematics
7 5 (2.45%) PMI
8 4 (1.96%) 3D Graphics
8 4 (1.96%) Animation
8 4 (1.96%) BBC
8 4 (1.96%) Device Driver
8 4 (1.96%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
8 4 (1.96%) iDTV
8 4 (1.96%) Physics
9 3 (1.47%) Analytical Skills
10 2 (0.98%) iPad
11 1 (0.49%) Data Structures
11 1 (0.49%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 52 (25.49%) Windows
2 22 (10.78%) Linux
3 19 (9.31%) Windows XP
4 11 (5.39%) Unix
5 4 (1.96%) Windows Server 2012
6 2 (0.98%) Apple iOS
6 2 (0.98%) Mac OS X
7 1 (0.49%) Mac OS
7 1 (0.49%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 203 (99.51%) Software Engineering
2 115 (56.37%) OO
3 107 (52.45%) Agile Software Development
4 67 (32.84%) Scrum
5 54 (26.47%) Continuous Integration
6 52 (25.49%) MVC
7 49 (24.02%) Multithreading
8 43 (21.08%) SOA
9 39 (19.12%) UML
10 30 (14.71%) Mentoring
11 29 (14.22%) MVVM
12 27 (13.24%) Open Source
13 26 (12.75%) TDD
13 26 (12.75%) Use Case
14 25 (12.25%) DSDM
14 25 (12.25%) RUP
14 25 (12.25%) Service Delivery
15 23 (11.27%) DevOps
16 18 (8.82%) Unit Testing
17 17 (8.33%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 111 (54.41%) C#
2 93 (45.59%) Java
3 89 (43.63%) C++
4 85 (41.67%) SQL
5 76 (37.25%) JavaScript
6 39 (19.12%) C
7 27 (13.24%) PL/SQL
7 27 (13.24%) T-SQL
8 15 (7.35%) TypeScript
9 8 (3.92%) Python
10 7 (3.43%) PHP
11 6 (2.94%) Perl
12 5 (2.45%) Embedded C
12 5 (2.45%) Ruby
12 5 (2.45%) Shell Script
13 3 (1.47%) Bash Shell
13 3 (1.47%) PowerShell
14 2 (0.98%) Apple Swift
14 2 (0.98%) Objective-C
14 2 (0.98%) Scala
Qualifications
1 51 (25.00%) Degree
2 7 (3.43%) PhD
2 7 (3.43%) Security Cleared
3 5 (2.45%) PMI Certification
4 2 (0.98%) DV Cleared
5 1 (0.49%) Postgraduate
5 1 (0.49%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (7.84%) QA
2 1 (0.49%) COSHH
System Software
1 15 (7.35%) Docker
2 4 (1.96%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (0.49%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 5 (2.45%) Ansible
1 5 (2.45%) Opscode Chef
1 5 (2.45%) Puppet
2 4 (1.96%) HAProxy
2 4 (1.96%) Wonderware InTouch
3 1 (0.49%) Hyperic
3 1 (0.49%) Kubernetes
3 1 (0.49%) Mesos
Vendors
1 40 (19.61%) Microsoft
2 18 (8.82%) Oracle
3 12 (5.88%) Google
3 12 (5.88%) webMethods
3 12 (5.88%) WSO2
4 6 (2.94%) Atlassian
5 4 (1.96%) VMware
5 4 (1.96%) Wonderware
6 1 (0.49%) Apple
6 1 (0.49%) Perforce
Manchester, Lancashire
Hotfoot Recruitment
Salary: Up to £60,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Altrincham, Cheshire
Softweb Resourcing Limited
Salary: From £25,000 to £43,000 per annum Salary DOE, Pension, Health, Life In
Posted: 5 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Total Recruitment Specialists Limited / TRG / Total recruitment group
Salary: £30000 - £50000 Per Annum + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Ultra Electronics
Salary: £35,000-£45,000
Posted: 5 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
CV Screen Ltd
Salary: Up to £40k plus benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
CV Screen Ltd
Salary: Up to £28k plus benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
The Bridge Ltd
Salary: Up to £55,000 per annum plus benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Greater Manchester
Prospectus
Salary: £35000.00 - £45000.00 per annum
Posted: 7 days ago
Central London and Greater Manchester
MI5
Salary: From £43,574 up to £49,741
Posted: 12 days ago
Central London and Greater Manchester
MI5
Salary: From £30,156 up to £35,560
Posted: 12 days ago
Cheadle
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + Fantastic Benefits
Posted: 20 days ago
Manchester
360 Resourcing Solutions .
Salary: £30k - 40k per year + excellent benefits
Posted: 21 days ago
Bolton
Computer Futures
Salary: £43000 - £48000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 26 days ago
Manchester
Hays Specialist Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £25000.00 - £35000.00 per annum
Posted: 27 days ago