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 24 September 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
24 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Software Engineer
Rank 83 107 130
Rank change year-on-year
+24 +23
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Engineer 127 82 58
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 3.40% 2.10% 1.43%
As % of the Job Titles category 3.50% 2.17% 1.48%
Number of salaries quoted 107 75 52
Median salary £42,500 £40,000 £39,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% +1.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £26,400 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £44,250
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
3631 3777 3908
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 97.24% 96.77% 96.57%
Number of salaries quoted 3086 3139 3258
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 £25,500 £25,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £52,500 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,250 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.62% -

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 24 September 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 24 September 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 +6 21 £45,000 +30.43% 1
Oldham - 4 £35,000 -
Altrincham +13 1 £26,500 -
Cheadle 0 1 £27,500 -45.00%
Software Engineer
North West

Software Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 24 September 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.

1 208 (99.52%) Software Engineering
2 141 (67.46%) Agile Software Development
3 96 (45.93%) Java
4 94 (44.98%) C#
5 92 (44.02%) .NET
6 91 (43.54%) C++
7 88 (42.11%) HTML
8 85 (40.67%) SQL
9 80 (38.28%) JavaScript
10 75 (35.89%) Scrum
11 69 (33.01%) CSS
11 69 (33.01%) ASP.NET
12 55 (26.32%) OO
12 55 (26.32%) Degree
13 49 (23.44%) WPF
13 49 (23.44%) Git (software)
14 48 (22.97%) MVC
14 48 (22.97%) Web Services
15 43 (20.57%) WCF
16 41 (19.62%) Electronics
17 39 (18.66%) Finance
18 38 (18.18%) SOAP
19 37 (17.70%) jQuery
19 37 (17.70%) Continuous Integration
19 37 (17.70%) NUnit
20 35 (16.75%) XML
21 32 (15.31%) PL/SQL
21 32 (15.31%) TDD
21 32 (15.31%) RESTful
22 31 (14.83%) AngularJS

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 9 (4.31%) Apache Spark
1 9 (4.31%) Confluence
1 9 (4.31%) JBoss
2 7 (3.35%) Tomcat
3 5 (2.39%) Elasticsearch
4 4 (1.91%) Apache
5 2 (0.96%) Apache Pig
6 1 (0.48%) Jetty
6 1 (0.48%) nginx
6 1 (0.48%) WebLogic
Applications
1 7 (3.35%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 8 (3.83%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 21 (10.05%) Amazon AWS
2 11 (5.26%) Microsoft Azure
3 5 (2.39%) GitHub
4 1 (0.48%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
4 1 (0.48%) Google App Engine
4 1 (0.48%) Google Cloud Platform
4 1 (0.48%) Heroku
4 1 (0.48%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 8 (3.83%) HTTP
2 5 (2.39%) Wireless
3 4 (1.91%) Internet
3 4 (1.91%) Intranet
4 3 (1.44%) Ethernet
4 3 (1.44%) Modbus
4 3 (1.44%) RS-485
4 3 (1.44%) ZigBee
5 2 (0.96%) TCP/IP
6 1 (0.48%) NFC
Database & Business Intelligence
1 24 (11.48%) SQL Server
2 19 (9.09%) MySQL
3 16 (7.66%) Big Data
4 11 (5.26%) NoSQL
5 10 (4.78%) Hadoop
5 10 (4.78%) MongoDB
5 10 (4.78%) Relational Database
6 9 (4.31%) PostgreSQL
6 9 (4.31%) RDBMS
7 8 (3.83%) GIS
8 3 (1.44%) Apache Cassandra
8 3 (1.44%) Azure SQL Database
8 3 (1.44%) SQLite
9 2 (0.96%) Apache Hive
9 2 (0.96%) SQL Server 2008
10 1 (0.48%) Couchbase
10 1 (0.48%) CouchDB
10 1 (0.48%) Neo4j
10 1 (0.48%) Redis
10 1 (0.48%) Riak
Development Applications
1 49 (23.44%) Git (software)
2 37 (17.70%) NUnit
3 28 (13.40%) Jenkins
4 26 (12.44%) MSTest
5 20 (9.57%) Visual Studio
6 19 (9.09%) Selenium
7 17 (8.13%) JIRA
8 16 (7.66%) JUnit
9 8 (3.83%) Eclipse
10 7 (3.35%) Maven
10 7 (3.35%) Subversion
11 6 (2.87%) Bitbucket
11 6 (2.87%) JMeter
11 6 (2.87%) jMock
11 6 (2.87%) Mockito
11 6 (2.87%) Team Foundation Server
12 5 (2.39%) IntelliJ
13 4 (1.91%) Cucumber
13 4 (1.91%) RSpec
13 4 (1.91%) WebDriver
General
1 41 (19.62%) Electronics
2 39 (18.66%) Finance
3 12 (5.74%) Marketing
4 10 (4.78%) Manufacturing
5 9 (4.31%) Telecoms
6 7 (3.35%) Games
6 7 (3.35%) Retail
7 2 (0.96%) Aerospace
7 2 (0.96%) Military
7 2 (0.96%) Music Industry
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 92 (44.02%) .NET
2 88 (42.11%) HTML
3 69 (33.01%) ASP.NET
3 69 (33.01%) CSS
4 49 (23.44%) WPF
5 48 (22.97%) Web Services
6 43 (20.57%) WCF
7 38 (18.18%) SOAP
8 37 (17.70%) jQuery
9 35 (16.75%) XML
10 32 (15.31%) RESTful
11 31 (14.83%) AngularJS
12 29 (13.88%) LINQ
13 26 (12.44%) Silverlight
13 26 (12.44%) WF
13 26 (12.44%) XSLT
14 23 (11.00%) Hibernate
15 22 (10.53%) Spring
16 21 (10.05%) REST
16 21 (10.05%) STL
Miscellaneous
1 29 (13.88%) Computer Science
2 12 (5.74%) Mathematics
3 10 (4.78%) Analytical Skills
3 10 (4.78%) Enterprise Software
4 9 (4.31%) Algorithms
5 8 (3.83%) 3D Graphics
5 8 (3.83%) N-Tier
5 8 (3.83%) Physics
5 8 (3.83%) User Experience
6 6 (2.87%) Mobile App
7 5 (2.39%) Visualisation
7 5 (2.39%) Xbox
8 4 (1.91%) Animation
8 4 (1.91%) BBC
8 4 (1.91%) Cyberthreat
8 4 (1.91%) Inversion of Control
8 4 (1.91%) Kindle
9 3 (1.44%) Device Driver
9 3 (1.44%) Home Automation
9 3 (1.44%) SCADA
Operating Systems
1 18 (8.61%) Linux
2 16 (7.66%) Windows
3 12 (5.74%) Unix
4 6 (2.87%) Apple iOS
5 5 (2.39%) Android
6 3 (1.44%) Mac OS X
7 2 (0.96%) Embedded Linux
8 1 (0.48%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 208 (99.52%) Software Engineering
2 141 (67.46%) Agile Software Development
3 75 (35.89%) Scrum
4 55 (26.32%) OO
5 48 (22.97%) MVC
6 37 (17.70%) Continuous Integration
7 32 (15.31%) TDD
8 29 (13.88%) UML
9 27 (12.92%) MVVM
9 27 (12.92%) Service Delivery
10 26 (12.44%) DSDM
10 26 (12.44%) RUP
10 26 (12.44%) Use Case
11 16 (7.66%) Open Source
12 15 (7.18%) E-Commerce
12 15 (7.18%) Mentoring
13 13 (6.22%) DevOps
13 13 (6.22%) Multithreading
13 13 (6.22%) SDLC
14 11 (5.26%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 96 (45.93%) Java
2 94 (44.98%) C#
3 91 (43.54%) C++
4 85 (40.67%) SQL
5 80 (38.28%) JavaScript
6 32 (15.31%) PL/SQL
7 28 (13.40%) T-SQL
8 23 (11.00%) C
9 16 (7.66%) PHP
10 14 (6.70%) Embedded C
11 8 (3.83%) Embedded C++
12 7 (3.35%) Python
13 6 (2.87%) Objective-C
13 6 (2.87%) Ruby
14 5 (2.39%) Apple Swift
14 5 (2.39%) Perl
14 5 (2.39%) VB
15 3 (1.44%) TypeScript
15 3 (1.44%) VB.NET
16 2 (0.96%) Scala
Qualifications
1 55 (26.32%) Degree
2 8 (3.83%) Security Cleared
3 4 (1.91%) DV Cleared
4 3 (1.44%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (0.48%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (0.96%) QA
2 1 (0.48%) ISO 8583
2 1 (0.48%) ISO/IEC 7816
2 1 (0.48%) JTAG
System Software
1 6 (2.87%) Firmware
2 3 (1.44%) Docker
3 2 (0.96%) Hyper-V
3 2 (0.96%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (0.96%) Ansible
1 2 (0.96%) Opscode Chef
1 2 (0.96%) Puppet
2 1 (0.48%) Cobbler
2 1 (0.48%) HAProxy
Vendors
1 20 (9.57%) Oracle
2 12 (5.74%) Microsoft
3 8 (3.83%) SAP
4 5 (2.39%) Atlassian
5 3 (1.44%) EMC
6 2 (0.96%) Sybase
6 2 (0.96%) Twitter
6 2 (0.96%) VMware
7 1 (0.48%) Apple
7 1 (0.48%) Google
7 1 (0.48%) Ingenico
7 1 (0.48%) Perforce
7 1 (0.48%) Sun
7 1 (0.48%) VeriFone
7 1 (0.48%) Zend
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Posted: Yesterday
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