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 10 December 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
10 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Software Engineer
Rank 95 104 168
Rank change year-on-year
+9 +64
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Engineer 104 85 38
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 2.79% 2.41% 0.90%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.86% 2.52% 0.93%
Number of salaries quoted 91 69 35
Median salary £43,000 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+1.17% +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £23,000 £31,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £55,000 £45,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +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 3368 4103
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 97.27% 95.55% 96.93%
Number of salaries quoted 3185 2775 3513
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 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £54,500
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.21% +2.50%

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 10 December 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 10 December 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 - 2 - - 1
Cheadle +11 1 £27,000 -43.15%
Oldham - 1 £35,000 - 4
Software Engineer
North West

Software Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 10 December 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.

1 223 (99.55%) Software Engineering
2 149 (66.52%) Agile Software Development
3 117 (52.23%) Java
4 103 (45.98%) SQL
5 102 (45.54%) C#
6 96 (42.86%) HTML
7 95 (42.41%) JavaScript
8 86 (38.39%) .NET
9 80 (35.71%) Scrum
10 74 (33.04%) CSS
11 73 (32.59%) C++
12 66 (29.46%) ASP.NET
13 57 (25.45%) Continuous Integration
13 57 (25.45%) Git (software)
14 54 (24.11%) jQuery
14 54 (24.11%) OO
15 52 (23.21%) WPF
16 50 (22.32%) Degree
16 50 (22.32%) WCF
17 46 (20.54%) Web Services
17 46 (20.54%) MVC
17 46 (20.54%) AngularJS
18 39 (17.41%) TDD
18 39 (17.41%) MySQL
19 36 (16.07%) NUnit
19 36 (16.07%) RESTful
19 36 (16.07%) Big Data
20 35 (15.63%) SOAP
21 34 (15.18%) XML
21 34 (15.18%) Spring

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 30 (13.39%) Apache Spark
2 16 (7.14%) Elasticsearch
3 14 (6.25%) Apache Pig
4 10 (4.46%) Tomcat
5 7 (3.13%) JBoss
6 6 (2.68%) Apache
6 6 (2.68%) Confluence
7 4 (1.79%) WebSphere
8 1 (0.45%) Apache Solr
8 1 (0.45%) Jetty
8 1 (0.45%) OpenStack
8 1 (0.45%) WebLogic
Applications
1 5 (2.23%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (0.45%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 28 (12.50%) Amazon AWS
2 9 (4.02%) GitHub
3 8 (3.57%) Microsoft Azure
4 3 (1.34%) Amazon EMR
5 2 (0.89%) SaaS
6 1 (0.45%) Azure Machine Learning
6 1 (0.45%) Google App Engine
6 1 (0.45%) Google Cloud Platform
6 1 (0.45%) Heroku
6 1 (0.45%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (2.23%) Broadband
2 4 (1.79%) HTTP
2 4 (1.79%) Intranet
2 4 (1.79%) Wireless
3 3 (1.34%) Ethernet
3 3 (1.34%) Modbus
3 3 (1.34%) RS-485
3 3 (1.34%) ZigBee
4 2 (0.89%) Internet
5 1 (0.45%) NFC
5 1 (0.45%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 39 (17.41%) MySQL
2 36 (16.07%) Big Data
3 25 (11.16%) NoSQL
3 25 (11.16%) SQL Server
4 22 (9.82%) Hadoop
4 22 (9.82%) Relational Database
5 19 (8.48%) MongoDB
6 18 (8.04%) RDBMS
7 14 (6.25%) Apache Hive
8 8 (3.57%) PostgreSQL
9 4 (1.79%) Apache Cassandra
10 3 (1.34%) Amazon Redshift
10 3 (1.34%) SQL Server 2008
10 3 (1.34%) SQLite
11 2 (0.89%) Neo4j
11 2 (0.89%) Oracle Database
11 2 (0.89%) Oracle Database 11g
11 2 (0.89%) OrientDB
12 1 (0.45%) Redis
12 1 (0.45%) Riak
Development Applications
1 57 (25.45%) Git (software)
2 36 (16.07%) NUnit
3 31 (13.84%) Jenkins
4 25 (11.16%) MSTest
5 17 (7.59%) JIRA
6 14 (6.25%) Selenium
6 14 (6.25%) Visual Studio
7 13 (5.80%) JUnit
7 13 (5.80%) Subversion
8 12 (5.36%) Eclipse
9 9 (4.02%) Mercurial
10 7 (3.13%) Maven
11 6 (2.68%) Bitbucket
12 5 (2.23%) GitLab
12 5 (2.23%) Jasmine
13 4 (1.79%) Atlassian Bamboo
13 4 (1.79%) jMock
13 4 (1.79%) Mockito
13 4 (1.79%) Rhino Mocks
13 4 (1.79%) SoapUI
General
1 32 (14.29%) Finance
2 20 (8.93%) Electronics
3 13 (5.80%) Retail
4 12 (5.36%) Military
5 5 (2.23%) Marketing
6 4 (1.79%) Games
6 4 (1.79%) Manufacturing
7 3 (1.34%) Legal
7 3 (1.34%) Telecoms
8 2 (0.89%) Aerospace
9 1 (0.45%) Advertising
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 96 (42.86%) HTML
2 86 (38.39%) .NET
3 74 (33.04%) CSS
4 66 (29.46%) ASP.NET
5 54 (24.11%) jQuery
6 52 (23.21%) WPF
7 50 (22.32%) WCF
8 46 (20.54%) AngularJS
8 46 (20.54%) Web Services
9 36 (16.07%) RESTful
10 35 (15.63%) SOAP
11 34 (15.18%) Spring
11 34 (15.18%) XML
12 32 (14.29%) Hibernate
13 29 (12.95%) XSLT
14 26 (11.61%) LINQ
15 25 (11.16%) Silverlight
15 25 (11.16%) WF
16 24 (10.71%) HTML5
17 22 (9.82%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 15 (6.70%) Visualisation
2 14 (6.25%) Algorithms
2 14 (6.25%) Computer Science
3 9 (4.02%) Mathematics
3 9 (4.02%) Xbox
4 8 (3.57%) Data Structures
5 7 (3.13%) Enterprise Software
6 6 (2.68%) Cyberthreat
6 6 (2.68%) Mobile App
6 6 (2.68%) PKI
7 4 (1.79%) Analytical Skills
7 4 (1.79%) Inversion of Control
7 4 (1.79%) Kindle
7 4 (1.79%) Physics
7 4 (1.79%) User Experience
8 3 (1.34%) Home Automation
8 3 (1.34%) SCADA
9 2 (0.89%) Device Driver
9 2 (0.89%) N-Tier
9 2 (0.89%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 26 (11.61%) Linux
2 9 (4.02%) Windows
3 6 (2.68%) Unix
4 5 (2.23%) Android
4 5 (2.23%) Apple iOS
5 4 (1.79%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 3 (1.34%) Mac OS X
7 1 (0.45%) Embedded Linux
7 1 (0.45%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 223 (99.55%) Software Engineering
2 149 (66.52%) Agile Software Development
3 80 (35.71%) Scrum
4 57 (25.45%) Continuous Integration
5 54 (24.11%) OO
6 46 (20.54%) MVC
7 39 (17.41%) TDD
8 31 (13.84%) MVVM
9 30 (13.39%) Analytics
10 29 (12.95%) SDLC
10 29 (12.95%) UML
11 27 (12.05%) Open Source
12 26 (11.61%) RUP
12 26 (11.61%) Service Delivery
13 25 (11.16%) DSDM
13 25 (11.16%) Use Case
14 19 (8.48%) DevOps
14 19 (8.48%) E-Commerce
15 18 (8.04%) Data Analytics
16 14 (6.25%) Microservices
Programming Languages
1 117 (52.23%) Java
2 103 (45.98%) SQL
3 102 (45.54%) C#
4 95 (42.41%) JavaScript
5 73 (32.59%) C++
6 33 (14.73%) C
7 29 (12.95%) PL/SQL
7 29 (12.95%) Python
8 27 (12.05%) T-SQL
9 25 (11.16%) PHP
10 24 (10.71%) Ruby
11 21 (9.38%) Perl
12 10 (4.46%) Embedded C
13 6 (2.68%) Go
14 5 (2.23%) Embedded C++
14 5 (2.23%) Objective-C
14 5 (2.23%) Scala
14 5 (2.23%) VB
15 4 (1.79%) Apple Swift
15 4 (1.79%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 50 (22.32%) Degree
2 20 (8.93%) Security Cleared
3 16 (7.14%) DV Cleared
4 3 (1.34%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (0.45%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (0.89%) QA
2 1 (0.45%) ISO 8583
2 1 (0.45%) ISO/IEC 7816
System Software
1 12 (5.36%) Hyper-V
1 12 (5.36%) VMware Infrastructure
2 9 (4.02%) Docker
3 5 (2.23%) Firmware
4 1 (0.45%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 7 (3.13%) Puppet
2 6 (2.68%) Ansible
3 2 (0.89%) Opscode Chef
4 1 (0.45%) Cobbler
Vendors
1 22 (9.82%) Oracle
2 17 (7.59%) Microsoft
3 16 (7.14%) VMware
4 4 (1.79%) Red Hat
5 3 (1.34%) EMC
6 2 (0.89%) Sybase
7 1 (0.45%) DevExpress
7 1 (0.45%) Google
7 1 (0.45%) Hypercom
7 1 (0.45%) Ingenico
7 1 (0.45%) SAP
7 1 (0.45%) Sitecore
7 1 (0.45%) Sun
7 1 (0.45%) VeriFone
7 1 (0.45%) Wonderware
7 1 (0.45%) Xamarin
Manchester
ECOM
Salary: £45000 - £70000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Michael Page International
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + exceptional benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Greater Manchester
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £45,000 - £60,000
Posted: 2 days ago
Altrincham, Cheshire
Experis Ltd
Posted: 4 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Informatiq Consulting
Salary: £55000 - £60000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Oldham, Lancashire
Innovative Technology Limited
Salary: Market-leading
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Informatiq Consulting
Salary: £25000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Digital Gurus
Salary: negotiable + benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
The Bridge Ltd
Salary: Up to £60,000 per annum plus benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Informatiq Consulting
Salary: £25000 - £27500 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Oldham, Lancashire
2M Employment Solutions
Salary: £35000.00 - £40000.00 per annum + bonus & benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Oldham, Lancashire
2M Employment Solutions
Salary: bonus and benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Manchester
ECOM
Posted: 10 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Raytheon Systems Ltd
Salary: Full Benefits package, Bonus
Posted: 8 days ago
Manchester
Energon Global
Salary: £40000 - £61000.00 per annum + Amazing Package
Posted: 8 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Raytheon Systems Ltd
Salary: Full Benefits package, Bonus
Posted: 9 days ago
Manchester
Cathcart Associates
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + flexible working
Posted: 16 days ago
Oldham
2M Employment Solutions
Posted: 25 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Raytheon Systems Ltd
Salary: Unspecified competitive plus benefits
Posted: 16 days ago
Manchester
People Source Consulting
Salary: £47000 - £55000 per annum + bonus + benefits
Posted: 15 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Raytheon Systems Ltd
Salary: Full Benefits package, Bonus
Posted: 18 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Raytheon Systems Ltd
Salary: Full Benefits package, Bonus
Posted: 19 days ago