The first table below looks at the demand for the Software Engineer role in IT jobs advertised for the Manchester region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Software Engineer in their job title over the 3 months to 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the Manchester region.

Location
3 months to
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Software Engineer
Rank 106 66 75
Rank change year-on-year
-40 +9
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Engineer 82 149 114
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 2.03% 3.63% 3.04%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.14% 3.80% 3.13%
Number of salaries quoted 77 127 105
Average salary £36,500 £32,500 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.30% -
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £26,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £41,900 £44,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £38,000
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -1.31%
Job Titles Category
Manchester
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
3838 3919 3639
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 94.84% 95.52% 96.99%
Number of salaries quoted 3197 3379 3291
Average salary £37,500 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% -
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £23,500 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,325 £38,000
% change year-on-year
+4.37% +0.85%
Software Engineer
North West

Software Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Software Engineer in the job title across the Manchester region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

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 18 April 2014.

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 average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Software Engineer within the Manchester region over the 3 months to 18 April 2014. 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 each for more statistics)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
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Job
Vacancies
Altrincham +13 5 £45,000 +1.12% 1
Cheadle -6 5 £40,000 +23.07%
Stockport -19 5 £60,000 +90.47% 1
Oldham -5 3 £28,750 +27.77% 1
Salford -11 2 £43,750 - 2
Bolton -12 2 £32,500 -7.14% 1
Bury - 1 £40,000 -
Software Engineer
North West

Software Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT jobs across the Manchester region that cited Software Engineer in their job title mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled with Software Engineer in their job title.

1 141 (90.38%) Software Engineering
2 69 (44.23%) C#
3 66 (42.31%) .NET
4 62 (39.74%) SQL
5 59 (37.82%) C++
6 53 (33.97%) Java
7 52 (33.33%) JavaScript
8 47 (30.13%) OO
9 46 (29.49%) HTML
10 42 (26.92%) Linux
11 39 (25.00%) SQL Server
12 36 (23.08%) Windows
13 33 (21.15%) Python
14 31 (19.87%) C
14 31 (19.87%) TDD
15 29 (18.59%) Degree
16 27 (17.31%) .NET Framework
16 27 (17.31%) Microsoft
17 23 (14.74%) Web Services
17 23 (14.74%) ASP.NET
18 20 (12.82%) CSS
18 20 (12.82%) WPF
18 20 (12.82%) jQuery
19 19 (12.18%) Agile Software Development
19 19 (12.18%) Oracle
20 18 (11.54%) Mac OS X
20 18 (11.54%) Project Management
20 18 (11.54%) WCF
21 17 (10.90%) PHP
22 16 (10.26%) XML

Software Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT jobs across the Manchester region that cited Software Engineer in their job title mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled with Software Engineer in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 8 (5.13%) IIS
2 6 (3.85%) Tomcat
3 3 (1.92%) Jetty
3 3 (1.92%) WebLogic
3 3 (1.92%) Apache
3 3 (1.92%) OpenStack
4 1 (0.64%) nginx
Applications
1 9 (5.77%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 3 (1.92%) Cloud Computing
1 3 (1.92%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (1.28%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 4 (2.56%) Internet
2 2 (1.28%) TCP/IP
3 1 (0.64%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 39 (25.00%) SQL Server
2 16 (10.26%) Relational Database
3 13 (8.33%) SQL Server 2008
4 9 (5.77%) SQL Server 2012
5 7 (4.49%) SQL Server 2005
6 5 (3.21%) MySQL
7 4 (2.56%) RDBMS
8 3 (1.92%) Oracle Database 10g
8 3 (1.92%) Oracle Database
8 3 (1.92%) Big Data
9 2 (1.28%) Redis
9 2 (1.28%) PostgreSQL
9 2 (1.28%) MongoDB
9 2 (1.28%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 15 (9.62%) Visual Studio
2 8 (5.13%) Team Foundation Server
3 6 (3.85%) Subversion
3 6 (3.85%) Git (software)
4 5 (3.21%) JUnit
4 5 (3.21%) Jenkins
5 3 (1.92%) Hudson
5 3 (1.92%) SCons
6 2 (1.28%) Bugzilla
6 2 (1.28%) Appcelerator Titanium
7 1 (0.64%) Maven
7 1 (0.64%) Selenium
7 1 (0.64%) Moq
7 1 (0.64%) FxCop
7 1 (0.64%) StyleCop
7 1 (0.64%) GCC
7 1 (0.64%) Gerrit
7 1 (0.64%) Eclipse
7 1 (0.64%) NUnit
General
1 14 (8.97%) Games
1 14 (8.97%) Finance
2 6 (3.85%) Manufacturing
3 5 (3.21%) Marketing
3 5 (3.21%) Electronics
3 5 (3.21%) Retail
4 4 (2.56%) Pharmaceutical
5 3 (1.92%) Advertising
6 2 (1.28%) Military
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 66 (42.31%) .NET
2 46 (29.49%) HTML
3 27 (17.31%) .NET Framework
4 23 (14.74%) Web Services
4 23 (14.74%) ASP.NET
5 20 (12.82%) CSS
5 20 (12.82%) WPF
5 20 (12.82%) jQuery
6 18 (11.54%) WCF
7 16 (10.26%) XML
8 15 (9.62%) J2EE
8 15 (9.62%) Ajax
9 14 (8.97%) Spring
10 13 (8.33%) LINQ
11 12 (7.69%) ASP.NET MVC
11 12 (7.69%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
12 11 (7.05%) WinForms
13 8 (5.13%) Razor View Engine
13 8 (5.13%) Ruby on Rails
14 7 (4.49%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 15 (9.62%) 3D Graphics
2 14 (8.97%) Animation
3 13 (8.33%) Computer Science
4 12 (7.69%) Enterprise Software
5 7 (4.49%) Mobile App
6 4 (2.56%) Physics
7 3 (1.92%) Mathematics
7 3 (1.92%) Firmware
7 3 (1.92%) Device Driver
8 2 (1.28%) Embedded Systems
8 2 (1.28%) BBC
8 2 (1.28%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 2 (1.28%) Client/Server
8 2 (1.28%) N-Tier
8 2 (1.28%) Open Source
9 1 (0.64%) Interactive TV
9 1 (0.64%) Neural Network
9 1 (0.64%) Streaming Media
9 1 (0.64%) SCADA
9 1 (0.64%) iPhone
Operating Systems
1 42 (26.92%) Linux
2 36 (23.08%) Windows
3 18 (11.54%) Mac OS X
4 15 (9.62%) UNIX
5 8 (5.13%) Android
5 8 (5.13%) Apple iOS
6 3 (1.92%) Embedded Linux
6 3 (1.92%) Windows 7
7 1 (0.64%) Windows Server 2008
7 1 (0.64%) Windows Server 2003
7 1 (0.64%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 141 (90.38%) Software Engineering
2 47 (30.13%) OO
3 31 (19.87%) TDD
4 19 (12.18%) Agile Software Development
5 18 (11.54%) Project Management
6 16 (10.26%) MVC
7 14 (8.97%) Unit Testing
7 14 (8.97%) Time Management
7 14 (8.97%) OOD
7 14 (8.97%) OOP
7 14 (8.97%) Scrum
8 10 (6.41%) OOA/OOD
8 10 (6.41%) Systems Analysis
8 10 (6.41%) Software Testing
9 9 (5.77%) Automated Testing
9 9 (5.77%) 3D Modelling
10 8 (5.13%) SOA
10 8 (5.13%) Continuous Integration
11 7 (4.49%) E-Commerce
11 7 (4.49%) UML
Programming Languages
1 69 (44.23%) C#
2 62 (39.74%) SQL
3 59 (37.82%) C++
4 53 (33.97%) Java
5 52 (33.33%) JavaScript
6 33 (21.15%) Python
7 31 (19.87%) C
8 17 (10.90%) PHP
9 15 (9.62%) Perl
9 15 (9.62%) Ruby
10 7 (4.49%) Lua
11 6 (3.85%) T-SQL
12 4 (2.56%) Shell Script
13 3 (1.92%) Objective-C
14 2 (1.28%) VB6
14 2 (1.28%) VB
14 2 (1.28%) F#
15 1 (0.64%) Groovy
15 1 (0.64%) Bash Shell
15 1 (0.64%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 29 (18.59%) Degree
2 5 (3.21%) Microsoft Certification
3 3 (1.92%) OCPJP
4 2 (1.28%) MCP
4 2 (1.28%) MCPD
4 2 (1.28%) MCTS
5 1 (0.64%) CITP
5 1 (0.64%) Chartered Engineer
5 1 (0.64%) HNC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (8.33%) QA
2 2 (1.28%) ISO 9001
3 1 (0.64%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 3 (1.92%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (0.64%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 4 (2.56%) Opscode Chef
2 3 (1.92%) Puppet
2 3 (1.92%) CFEngine
3 1 (0.64%) Capistrano
Vendors
1 27 (17.31%) Microsoft
2 19 (12.18%) Oracle
3 4 (2.56%) Perforce
3 4 (2.56%) JBoss
4 3 (1.92%) VMware
5 1 (0.64%) Endeca
5 1 (0.64%) Wonderware
5 1 (0.64%) Twitter
Salford, Lancashire
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Salary: £18000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Greater Manchester
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £25000.00 - £35000.00 per annum + BEN
Posted: Yesterday
Bolton, Lancashire
RMI International
Salary: From £35,000 to £40,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Greater Manchester
Verticality Ltd
Salary: £30000 to £35000 per annum - + Exception Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
Softweb Resourcing Limited
Salary: From £30,000 to £45,000 per annum Pension + BUPA + Dental + More
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
I4 Recruitment
Salary: £30k - 37.5k per year + bonus, package
Posted: 3 days ago
Altrincham, Cheshire
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £18000 - £25000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 35,000 - 45,000 + bens
Posted: 4 days ago
Salford, Lancashire
Capita Resourcing - IT Resourcing
Salary: £36000 - £38000 per annum + Bens
Posted: 4 days ago
Manchester
OCC Computer personnel
Salary: 25000 Per Annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Greater Manchester
OCC Computer personnel
Posted: 4 days ago
Oldham
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Salary: £25000.00 - £35000.00 per annum + bens/bonus
Posted: 15 days ago
Manchester
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £40000.00 - £45000.00 per annum + bens
Posted: 15 days ago
Stockport
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Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + bens
Posted: 22 days ago
Manchester
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Salary: £20000 - £32500 per annum + Pension
Posted: 23 days ago