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 16 January 2017 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
16 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Software Engineer
North West / Manchester
Rank 91 94 147
Rank change year-on-year
+3 +53
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Engineer 110 83 48
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 3.04% 2.64% 1.23%
As % of the Job Titles category 3.14% 2.75% 1.27%
Number of salaries quoted 88 66 44
Median salary £47,500 £45,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+5.55% +20.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £27,600 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £45,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +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
3506 3017 3793
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 96.77% 95.99% 96.83%
Number of salaries quoted 3019 2522 3273
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 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £57,500 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.19% +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 16 January 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 16 January 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 -17 5 £35,000 +45.83% 3
Altrincham - 3 - -
Stockport +2 2 £42,500 +21.42%
Bury - 2 £41,250 -
Cheadle +10 1 £27,000 -43.15%
Software Engineer
North West

Software Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 16 January 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.

1 236 (98.74%) Software Engineering
2 161 (67.36%) Agile Software Development
3 136 (56.90%) Java
4 108 (45.19%) C#
5 105 (43.93%) SQL
6 103 (43.10%) HTML
7 100 (41.84%) JavaScript
8 85 (35.56%) .NET
9 84 (35.15%) Scrum
10 78 (32.64%) CSS
11 74 (30.96%) C++
12 68 (28.45%) Continuous Integration
13 62 (25.94%) OO
14 61 (25.52%) ASP.NET
15 58 (24.27%) jQuery
16 57 (23.85%) Git (software)
16 57 (23.85%) Degree
17 53 (22.18%) AngularJS
18 50 (20.92%) WPF
19 48 (20.08%) WCF
20 47 (19.67%) Web Services
21 44 (18.41%) TDD
22 43 (17.99%) MySQL
22 43 (17.99%) Python
22 43 (17.99%) MVC
22 43 (17.99%) Big Data
23 40 (16.74%) Spring
24 37 (15.48%) Apache Spark
25 36 (15.06%) RESTful
25 36 (15.06%) Hibernate

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 37 (15.48%) Apache Spark
2 20 (8.37%) Apache Pig
2 20 (8.37%) Elasticsearch
3 11 (4.60%) Tomcat
4 7 (2.93%) JBoss
5 6 (2.51%) Apache
5 6 (2.51%) Confluence
6 5 (2.09%) WebSphere
7 2 (0.84%) Apache Solr
8 1 (0.42%) Jetty
8 1 (0.42%) OpenStack
8 1 (0.42%) WebLogic
Applications
1 5 (2.09%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 29 (12.13%) Amazon AWS
2 12 (5.02%) GitHub
3 8 (3.35%) Microsoft Azure
4 3 (1.26%) Amazon EMR
4 3 (1.26%) SaaS
5 1 (0.42%) Azure Machine Learning
5 1 (0.42%) Google App Engine
5 1 (0.42%) Google Cloud Platform
5 1 (0.42%) Heroku
5 1 (0.42%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (2.09%) Broadband
2 4 (1.67%) Intranet
2 4 (1.67%) Wireless
3 3 (1.26%) Ethernet
3 3 (1.26%) Modbus
3 3 (1.26%) RS-485
3 3 (1.26%) ZigBee
4 2 (0.84%) HTTP
5 1 (0.42%) Internet
5 1 (0.42%) NFC
5 1 (0.42%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 43 (17.99%) Big Data
1 43 (17.99%) MySQL
2 30 (12.55%) NoSQL
3 29 (12.13%) Hadoop
4 24 (10.04%) Relational Database
4 24 (10.04%) SQL Server
5 22 (9.21%) MongoDB
6 20 (8.37%) Apache Hive
7 19 (7.95%) RDBMS
8 6 (2.51%) PostgreSQL
9 4 (1.67%) Apache Cassandra
10 3 (1.26%) Amazon Redshift
10 3 (1.26%) SQLite
11 2 (0.84%) Neo4j
11 2 (0.84%) Oracle Database
11 2 (0.84%) Oracle Database 11g
11 2 (0.84%) OrientDB
12 1 (0.42%) Couchbase
12 1 (0.42%) SQL Server 2008
12 1 (0.42%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 57 (23.85%) Git (software)
2 35 (14.64%) NUnit
3 33 (13.81%) Jenkins
4 25 (10.46%) MSTest
5 17 (7.11%) JIRA
5 17 (7.11%) Subversion
6 14 (5.86%) Mercurial
6 14 (5.86%) Selenium
6 14 (5.86%) Visual Studio
7 12 (5.02%) Eclipse
8 11 (4.60%) JUnit
9 8 (3.35%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 8 (3.35%) Maven
10 6 (2.51%) Bitbucket
11 5 (2.09%) GitLab
11 5 (2.09%) Jasmine
11 5 (2.09%) Team Foundation Server
12 4 (1.67%) Rhino Mocks
12 4 (1.67%) SoapUI
13 3 (1.26%) Mockito
General
1 31 (12.97%) Finance
2 16 (6.69%) Retail
3 14 (5.86%) Electronics
3 14 (5.86%) Military
4 7 (2.93%) Games
5 4 (1.67%) Manufacturing
5 4 (1.67%) Marketing
6 3 (1.26%) Aerospace
6 3 (1.26%) Legal
6 3 (1.26%) Telecoms
7 1 (0.42%) Advertising
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 103 (43.10%) HTML
2 85 (35.56%) .NET
3 78 (32.64%) CSS
4 61 (25.52%) ASP.NET
5 58 (24.27%) jQuery
6 53 (22.18%) AngularJS
7 50 (20.92%) WPF
8 48 (20.08%) WCF
9 47 (19.67%) Web Services
10 40 (16.74%) Spring
11 36 (15.06%) Hibernate
11 36 (15.06%) RESTful
12 34 (14.23%) SOAP
12 34 (14.23%) XML
13 30 (12.55%) HTML5
13 30 (12.55%) XSLT
14 28 (11.72%) Java EE
15 25 (10.46%) LINQ
15 25 (10.46%) Silverlight
15 25 (10.46%) WF
Miscellaneous
1 20 (8.37%) Visualisation
2 18 (7.53%) Algorithms
3 13 (5.44%) Data Structures
4 12 (5.02%) Computer Science
5 11 (4.60%) Mathematics
6 9 (3.77%) PKI
6 9 (3.77%) Xbox
7 8 (3.35%) Physics
8 7 (2.93%) Cyberthreat
8 7 (2.93%) Enterprise Software
9 5 (2.09%) Mobile App
10 4 (1.67%) Animation
10 4 (1.67%) Inversion of Control
10 4 (1.67%) Kindle
11 3 (1.26%) Home Automation
11 3 (1.26%) SCADA
11 3 (1.26%) Wiki
12 2 (0.84%) Raspberry Pi
12 2 (0.84%) Smart Meter
12 2 (0.84%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 29 (12.13%) Linux
2 12 (5.02%) Windows
3 5 (2.09%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 4 (1.67%) Windows XP
5 3 (1.26%) Android
5 3 (1.26%) Apple iOS
5 3 (1.26%) Mac OS X
5 3 (1.26%) Unix
6 1 (0.42%) Embedded Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 236 (98.74%) Software Engineering
2 161 (67.36%) Agile Software Development
3 84 (35.15%) Scrum
4 68 (28.45%) Continuous Integration
5 62 (25.94%) OO
6 44 (18.41%) TDD
7 43 (17.99%) MVC
8 34 (14.23%) Analytics
8 34 (14.23%) Open Source
9 33 (13.81%) SDLC
10 31 (12.97%) MVVM
11 30 (12.55%) DevOps
12 29 (12.13%) UML
13 26 (10.88%) RUP
13 26 (10.88%) Service Delivery
14 25 (10.46%) DSDM
14 25 (10.46%) Use Case
15 22 (9.21%) Data Analytics
16 20 (8.37%) Continuous Improvement
17 19 (7.95%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 136 (56.90%) Java
2 108 (45.19%) C#
3 105 (43.93%) SQL
4 100 (41.84%) JavaScript
5 74 (30.96%) C++
6 43 (17.99%) Python
7 35 (14.64%) C
8 31 (12.97%) Ruby
9 29 (12.13%) Perl
9 29 (12.13%) PL/SQL
10 25 (10.46%) T-SQL
11 24 (10.04%) PHP
12 10 (4.18%) Embedded C
13 9 (3.77%) Go
14 8 (3.35%) Embedded C++
15 6 (2.51%) Scala
15 6 (2.51%) VB
16 5 (2.09%) Clojure
16 5 (2.09%) Groovy
16 5 (2.09%) VB6
Qualifications
1 57 (23.85%) Degree
2 24 (10.04%) Security Cleared
3 21 (8.79%) DV Cleared
4 2 (0.84%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (0.84%) QA
2 1 (0.42%) ISO 8583
2 1 (0.42%) ISO/IEC 7816
System Software
1 16 (6.69%) Hyper-V
1 16 (6.69%) VMware Infrastructure
2 12 (5.02%) Docker
3 7 (2.93%) Firmware
4 1 (0.42%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 10 (4.18%) Puppet
2 9 (3.77%) Ansible
3 5 (2.09%) Opscode Chef
4 3 (1.26%) Terraform
5 1 (0.42%) Cobbler
Vendors
1 24 (10.04%) Oracle
2 21 (8.79%) VMware
3 16 (6.69%) Microsoft
4 5 (2.09%) Red Hat
5 4 (1.67%) Google
6 3 (1.26%) EMC
7 2 (0.84%) Xamarin
8 1 (0.42%) DevExpress
8 1 (0.42%) Hypercom
8 1 (0.42%) Ingenico
8 1 (0.42%) Sitecore
8 1 (0.42%) Sybase
8 1 (0.42%) VeriFone
8 1 (0.42%) Wonderware
Salford, Lancashire
Sanderson
Salary: £25000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Digitech Resourcing Ltd
Salary: From £35,000 to £75,000 per annum Bonus + Bens
Posted: 3 days ago
London and Manchester
MI5
Salary: Central London: £33,398 - £36,106 Greater Manchester: £30,624 - £33,107
Posted: 5 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
The Bridge Ltd
Salary: benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Informatiq Consulting
Salary: £55000 - £60000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Informatiq Consulting
Salary: £25000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Manchester
Recruitment Genius Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Manchester
iKas international
Salary: £40,000 - £50,000 per year
Posted: 11 days ago
Manchester
ECOM
Salary: £45000 - £70000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 7 days ago
Greater Manchester
Verticality Ltd
Salary: Salary up to £40k + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
London and Manchester
MI5
Salary: Central London: £46,898 - £50,412 Greater Manchester: £44,206 - £47,486
Posted: 5 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Informatiq Consulting
Salary: £25000 - £27500 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Experis Ltd
Posted: 6 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
The Bridge Ltd
Salary: Up to £60,000 per annum plus benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Oldham, Lancashire
Innovative Technology Limited
Salary: Market-leading
Posted: 4 days ago
Manchester
Hays Specialist Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £25000.00 - £50000.00 per annum
Posted: 13 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
TEKsystems
Salary: £45000 - £75000 per annum + Package
Posted: 6 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Raytheon Systems Ltd
Salary: Competitive Base Salary with pension, bonus and other
Posted: 4 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Bright HR
Salary: £0 per year
Posted: 6 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Joseph Harry Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum + Benefits + Pension
Posted: 6 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
AWD Recruitment
Salary: up to £40,000 + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Oldham
2M Employment Solutions
Salary: £35000.00 - £40000.00 per annum
Posted: 12 days ago
Manchester
Cathcart Associates
Salary: £25000 - £40000 per annum + flexible working
Posted: 12 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Raytheon Systems Ltd
Salary: Full Benefits package, Bonus
Posted: 17 days ago
Oldham
2M Employment Solutions
Posted: 27 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Raytheon Systems Ltd
Salary: Full Benefits package, Bonus
Posted: 17 days ago