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 June 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
29 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Software Engineer
Rank 102 95 114
Rank change year-on-year
-7 +19
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Engineer 85 89 78
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 2.43% 2.64% 1.99%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.49% 2.73% 2.05%
Number of salaries quoted 66 78 76
Median salary £43,250 £40,000 £39,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+8.12% +1.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,858 £32,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £60,000
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
3417 3255 3802
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 97.82% 96.70% 96.82%
Number of salaries quoted 2929 2715 3104
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 £21,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £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 June 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 June 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
Cheadle +9 3 £47,500 -
Stockport +1 3 £35,000 +1.44% 2
Bolton +1 1 - -
Oldham -4 1 £35,000 -
Salford - 1 - - 1
Bury - 1 £57,500 -
Software Engineer
North West

Software Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 29 June 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.

1 205 (99.51%) Software Engineering
2 113 (54.85%) C#
3 109 (52.91%) C++
4 108 (52.43%) OO
4 108 (52.43%) Agile Software Development
5 96 (46.60%) .NET
6 90 (43.69%) Java
7 83 (40.29%) SQL
8 74 (35.92%) ASP.NET
9 72 (34.95%) JavaScript
10 68 (33.01%) HTML
11 59 (28.64%) Degree
12 56 (27.18%) Scrum
13 55 (26.70%) CSS
14 54 (26.21%) Visual Studio
14 54 (26.21%) Web Services
15 50 (24.27%) MVC
16 49 (23.79%) Windows
17 48 (23.30%) Multithreading
18 47 (22.82%) WPF
19 45 (21.84%) Continuous Integration
20 44 (21.36%) jQuery
21 41 (19.90%) Git (software)
22 40 (19.42%) Finance
22 40 (19.42%) XML
22 40 (19.42%) C
22 40 (19.42%) Microsoft
23 38 (18.45%) SQL Server
23 38 (18.45%) WCF
24 36 (17.48%) UML

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 10 (4.85%) Apache
2 6 (2.91%) Confluence
3 5 (2.43%) nginx
4 4 (1.94%) JBoss
4 4 (1.94%) Mule
4 4 (1.94%) OpenStack
4 4 (1.94%) WebSphere
5 2 (0.97%) Elasticsearch
5 2 (0.97%) Tomcat
Applications
1 20 (9.71%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 8 (3.88%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 20 (9.71%) Amazon AWS
2 14 (6.80%) Microsoft Azure
3 5 (2.43%) Cloud Computing
4 4 (1.94%) Amazon EC2
4 4 (1.94%) Amazon S3
4 4 (1.94%) GitHub
4 4 (1.94%) Google Cloud Platform
4 4 (1.94%) PaaS
4 4 (1.94%) SaaS
5 1 (0.49%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
Communications & Networking
1 18 (8.74%) HTTP
1 18 (8.74%) Internet
2 5 (2.43%) TCP/IP
3 1 (0.49%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 38 (18.45%) SQL Server
2 16 (7.77%) NoSQL
3 12 (5.83%) Azure SQL Database
4 9 (4.37%) Big Data
5 8 (3.88%) GIS
6 5 (2.43%) Hadoop
6 5 (2.43%) PostgreSQL
7 4 (1.94%) Apache Cassandra
7 4 (1.94%) Couchbase
7 4 (1.94%) Hazelcast
7 4 (1.94%) MySQL
8 3 (1.46%) MongoDB
8 3 (1.46%) Relational Database
9 2 (0.97%) SQL Server 2008
9 2 (0.97%) SQL Server 2014
9 2 (0.97%) SQLite
10 1 (0.49%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 54 (26.21%) Visual Studio
2 41 (19.90%) Git (software)
3 30 (14.56%) NUnit
4 26 (12.62%) MSTest
5 16 (7.77%) Team Foundation Server
6 15 (7.28%) Jenkins
7 11 (5.34%) Subversion
8 9 (4.37%) Maven
9 7 (3.40%) JIRA
10 6 (2.91%) JUnit
11 5 (2.43%) Atlassian Bamboo
11 5 (2.43%) Selenium
12 4 (1.94%) Cucumber
12 4 (1.94%) git-flow
12 4 (1.94%) Grunt
12 4 (1.94%) Hudson
12 4 (1.94%) RSpec
12 4 (1.94%) WebDriver
13 3 (1.46%) Bitbucket
13 3 (1.46%) Gerrit
General
1 40 (19.42%) Finance
2 30 (14.56%) Electronics
3 24 (11.65%) Games
4 14 (6.80%) Telecoms
5 9 (4.37%) Manufacturing
6 8 (3.88%) Marketing
6 8 (3.88%) Pharmaceutical
7 2 (0.97%) Aerospace
7 2 (0.97%) Music Industry
8 1 (0.49%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 96 (46.60%) .NET
2 74 (35.92%) ASP.NET
3 68 (33.01%) HTML
4 55 (26.70%) CSS
5 54 (26.21%) Web Services
6 47 (22.82%) WPF
7 44 (21.36%) jQuery
8 40 (19.42%) XML
9 38 (18.45%) WCF
10 35 (16.99%) SOAP
11 33 (16.02%) ASP.NET MVC
12 29 (14.08%) LINQ
13 28 (13.59%) RESTful
14 25 (12.14%) Silverlight
14 25 (12.14%) WF
14 25 (12.14%) XSLT
15 22 (10.68%) AngularJS
16 21 (10.19%) Java EE
17 20 (9.71%) REST
18 19 (9.22%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 31 (15.05%) Computer Science
1 31 (15.05%) N-Tier
2 18 (8.74%) Algorithms
3 11 (5.34%) User Experience
4 9 (4.37%) Analytical Skills
5 8 (3.88%) Client/Server
5 8 (3.88%) Enterprise Software
5 8 (3.88%) LIMS
6 7 (3.40%) Mathematics
7 6 (2.91%) 3D Graphics
7 6 (2.91%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
8 5 (2.43%) Device Driver
9 4 (1.94%) Animation
9 4 (1.94%) BBC
9 4 (1.94%) Physics
10 3 (1.46%) iPad
11 2 (0.97%) Augmented Reality
11 2 (0.97%) Cyberthreat
11 2 (0.97%) PMI
12 1 (0.49%) Data Structures
Operating Systems
1 49 (23.79%) Windows
2 22 (10.68%) Linux
3 19 (9.22%) Windows XP
4 13 (6.31%) Unix
5 2 (0.97%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (0.49%) Apple iOS
6 1 (0.49%) Embedded Linux
6 1 (0.49%) Mac OS X
6 1 (0.49%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 205 (99.51%) Software Engineering
2 108 (52.43%) Agile Software Development
2 108 (52.43%) OO
3 56 (27.18%) Scrum
4 50 (24.27%) MVC
5 48 (23.30%) Multithreading
6 45 (21.84%) Continuous Integration
7 36 (17.48%) UML
8 32 (15.53%) SOA
9 28 (13.59%) Mentoring
10 27 (13.11%) MVVM
11 25 (12.14%) DSDM
11 25 (12.14%) RUP
11 25 (12.14%) Service Delivery
11 25 (12.14%) Use Case
12 24 (11.65%) TDD
13 22 (10.68%) Open Source
14 18 (8.74%) Unit Testing
15 16 (7.77%) DevOps
16 13 (6.31%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 113 (54.85%) C#
2 109 (52.91%) C++
3 90 (43.69%) Java
4 83 (40.29%) SQL
5 72 (34.95%) JavaScript
6 40 (19.42%) C
7 30 (14.56%) PL/SQL
8 27 (13.11%) T-SQL
9 12 (5.83%) TypeScript
10 9 (4.37%) Embedded C
10 9 (4.37%) PHP
11 7 (3.40%) Perl
12 6 (2.91%) Python
13 4 (1.94%) Embedded C++
13 4 (1.94%) Scala
14 3 (1.46%) Ruby
14 3 (1.46%) Shell Script
14 3 (1.46%) VB
14 3 (1.46%) VB.NET
15 1 (0.49%) MATLAB
Qualifications
1 59 (28.64%) Degree
2 5 (2.43%) Security Cleared
3 3 (1.46%) PhD
4 2 (0.97%) PMI Certification
5 1 (0.49%) DV Cleared
5 1 (0.49%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (3.40%) QA
2 1 (0.49%) JTAG
System Software
1 6 (2.91%) Docker
2 3 (1.46%) Firmware
3 2 (0.97%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 6 (2.91%) Ansible
1 6 (2.91%) Opscode Chef
1 6 (2.91%) Puppet
2 5 (2.43%) HAProxy
3 2 (0.97%) Wonderware InTouch
4 1 (0.49%) Kubernetes
4 1 (0.49%) Mesos
Vendors
1 40 (19.42%) Microsoft
2 24 (11.65%) Oracle
3 9 (4.37%) Atlassian
4 8 (3.88%) SAP
5 4 (1.94%) Google
5 4 (1.94%) webMethods
5 4 (1.94%) WSO2
6 2 (0.97%) Twitter
6 2 (0.97%) VMware
6 2 (0.97%) Wonderware
7 1 (0.49%) Apple
7 1 (0.49%) Perforce
7 1 (0.49%) Sun
7 1 (0.49%) Sybase
7 1 (0.49%) Zend
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Oscar
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 1 hour ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Hotfoot Recruitment
Salary: Up to £60,000 per annum
Posted: 23 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
The Bridge Ltd
Salary: Up to £55,000 per annum plus benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Salford, Lancashire
Raytheon
Posted: Yesterday
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Calibre Search Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester
ECOM
Salary: £35000 - £55000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 7 days ago
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NCC Group
Posted: 7 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
ReThink Recruitment
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum + Bonus, Pension, Flexi-time
Posted: 5 days ago
Manchester
Bluetown Online LTD
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 9 days ago
Manchester
People Source Consulting
Salary: £47000 - £55000 per annum + bonus + benefits
Posted: 7 days ago
Stockport
Computer Futures
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 22 days ago
Manchester
Bluetown Online LTD
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 16 days ago
Manchester
Bluetown Online LTD
Salary: £25000 - £32000 per annum
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Stockport
Computer Futures
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 23 days ago
Greater Manchester
Computer Futures
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 23 days ago
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