The table below looks at the statistics for Software Engineering skills in IT jobs advertised for the Manchester region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Software Engineering over the 3 months to 7 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
7 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Software Engineering
Rank 38 48 42
Rank change year-on-year
+10 -6
Permanent jobs citing Software Engineering 202 181 250
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 5.99% 4.60% 5.85%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 6.96% 5.54% 7.17%
Number of salaries quoted 179 154 241
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £33,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +19.40%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £33,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Software Engineering
North West

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in permanent jobs advertised in the Manchester region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Manchester
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
2904 3265 3489
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 86.07% 82.89% 81.71%
Number of salaries quoted 2407 2627 3032
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £26,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £54,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £44,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+4.70% +6.25%

Software Engineering
Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Software Engineering across the Manchester region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Software Engineering Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

Software Engineering
Salary Trend in Manchester

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Software Engineering across the Manchester region.

Software Engineering Salary Trend in Manchester

Software Engineering
Salary Histogram in Manchester

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Software Engineering across the Manchester region over the 3 months to 7 July 2015.

Software Engineering Salary Histogram in Manchester

Software Engineering
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 Engineering within the Manchester region over the 3 months to 7 July 2015. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
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
Live
Job
Vacancies
Stockport +7 19 £34,500 -42.50% 2
Salford -6 10 £50,000 +25.00% 1
Altrincham +9 7 £42,500 +34.92% 1
Wigan +5 6 £47,500 - 1
Bolton +3 3 £47,500 +18.75%
Cheadle -7 1 - -
Software Engineering
North West

Software Engineering
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 7 July 2015, IT jobs across the Manchester region citing Software Engineering also 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 that cited Software Engineering.

1 216 (48.32%) C#
2 199 (44.52%) Degree
3 198 (44.30%) Agile Software Development
4 186 (41.61%) .NET
5 184 (41.16%) Java
6 162 (36.24%) SQL
7 149 (33.33%) C++
8 148 (33.11%) JavaScript
9 143 (31.99%) TDD
10 134 (29.98%) ASP.NET
11 125 (27.96%) SQL Server
12 120 (26.85%) Scrum
13 119 (26.62%) HTML
14 118 (26.40%) OO
15 109 (24.38%) Linux
16 98 (21.92%) Computer Science
17 94 (21.03%) MVC
18 86 (19.24%) CSS
19 84 (18.79%) XML
20 78 (17.45%) C
21 75 (16.78%) Windows
22 69 (15.44%) Web Services
22 69 (15.44%) WCF
23 66 (14.77%) REST
24 64 (14.32%) Unit Testing
25 63 (14.09%) SOAP
26 62 (13.87%) WPF
27 58 (12.98%) jQuery
28 57 (12.75%) HTML5
29 56 (12.53%) JSON

Software Engineering
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 7 July 2015, IT jobs across the Manchester region citing Software Engineering also 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 that cited Software Engineering. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 16 (3.58%) Apache
2 9 (2.01%) Tomcat
3 8 (1.79%) SharePoint
3 8 (1.79%) JBoss
4 6 (1.34%) IIS
4 6 (1.34%) Node.js
5 5 (1.12%) WordPress
6 4 (0.89%) SharePoint 2013
7 3 (0.67%) WebSphere
7 3 (0.67%) Facebook Platform
7 3 (0.67%) Apache Solr
8 2 (0.45%) SilverStripe
8 2 (0.45%) Drupal
8 2 (0.45%) nginx
8 2 (0.45%) WebLogic
8 2 (0.45%) OpenEdge
8 2 (0.45%) Elasticsearch
9 1 (0.22%) Apache Spark
9 1 (0.22%) CMS
9 1 (0.22%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 14 (3.13%) MS Excel
2 4 (0.89%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 4 (0.89%) Magento
2 1 (0.22%) Markit EDM
2 1 (0.22%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (0.22%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.22%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 5 (1.12%) Microsoft Azure
2 4 (0.89%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (0.89%) Office 365
3 2 (0.45%) Cloud Computing
3 2 (0.45%) SaaS
3 2 (0.45%) GitHub
4 1 (0.22%) Amazon ELB
4 1 (0.22%) Heroku
4 1 (0.22%) Amazon SQS
4 1 (0.22%) Amazon EC2
4 1 (0.22%) Amazon S3
4 1 (0.22%) Route 53
Communications & Networking
1 15 (3.36%) Network Security
2 11 (2.46%) VPN
2 11 (2.46%) Internet
3 10 (2.24%) VoIP
4 8 (1.79%) WLAN
4 8 (1.79%) Bluetooth
4 8 (1.79%) GPRS
4 8 (1.79%) GSM
4 8 (1.79%) UMTS
4 8 (1.79%) DVB
4 8 (1.79%) Wi-Fi
4 8 (1.79%) NFC
5 6 (1.34%) TCP/IP
6 3 (0.67%) HTTP
7 2 (0.45%) Firewall
8 1 (0.22%) IPsec
8 1 (0.22%) PPTP
8 1 (0.22%) RFID
8 1 (0.22%) HTTPS
8 1 (0.22%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 125 (27.96%) SQL Server
2 46 (10.29%) Relational Database
3 36 (8.05%) MySQL
4 26 (5.82%) RDBMS
4 26 (5.82%) SQL Server 2008
5 7 (1.57%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 6 (1.34%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 6 (1.34%) Big Data
7 5 (1.12%) NoSQL
8 4 (0.89%) PostgreSQL
8 4 (0.89%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 4 (0.89%) Data Warehouse
9 3 (0.67%) OLTP
9 3 (0.67%) EDRMS
10 2 (0.45%) Hadoop
11 1 (0.22%) Apache Hive
11 1 (0.22%) MongoDB
11 1 (0.22%) HBase
11 1 (0.22%) SQLite
11 1 (0.22%) SQLPlus
Development Applications
1 38 (8.50%) Maven
2 33 (7.38%) NUnit
3 31 (6.94%) Git (software)
4 29 (6.49%) JUnit
5 24 (5.37%) Selenium
6 22 (4.92%) JIRA
6 22 (4.92%) MSTest
7 17 (3.80%) Subversion
8 16 (3.58%) Visual Studio
8 16 (3.58%) Jenkins
9 15 (3.36%) Eclipse
10 14 (3.13%) TeamCity
11 11 (2.46%) Hudson
12 7 (1.57%) Moq
12 7 (1.57%) CruiseControl
12 7 (1.57%) Team Foundation Server
13 5 (1.12%) Jasmine
14 4 (0.89%) Redmine
14 4 (0.89%) PVCS
15 3 (0.67%) InstallShield
General
1 45 (10.07%) Finance
2 35 (7.83%) Retail
3 14 (3.13%) Games
4 12 (2.68%) Electronics
5 11 (2.46%) Manufacturing
6 10 (2.24%) Telecoms
6 10 (2.24%) Law
7 9 (2.01%) Automotive
7 9 (2.01%) Publishing
7 9 (2.01%) Marketing
8 8 (1.79%) Banking
8 8 (1.79%) Multimedia
9 5 (1.12%) Pharmaceutical
10 3 (0.67%) iGaming
11 1 (0.22%) Financial Institution
11 1 (0.22%) Front Office
11 1 (0.22%) Legal
11 1 (0.22%) Arabic Language
11 1 (0.22%) French Language
11 1 (0.22%) German Language
Job Titles
1 211 (47.20%) Developer
2 189 (42.28%) Software Engineer
3 67 (14.99%) Senior Developer
4 59 (13.20%) C# Developer
5 50 (11.19%) Software Developer
6 49 (10.96%) .NET Developer
7 42 (9.40%) Java Developer
8 33 (7.38%) Senior Software Engineer
9 22 (4.92%) Senior Java Developer
10 21 (4.70%) Web Developer
11 18 (4.03%) Programmer
11 18 (4.03%) C# Software Engineer
11 18 (4.03%) C# .NET Developer
12 17 (3.80%) .NET Software Engineer
12 17 (3.80%) Senior C# Developer
13 16 (3.58%) Senior .NET Developer
13 16 (3.58%) Project Manager
13 16 (3.58%) C# ASP.NET Developer
14 15 (3.36%) C++ Software Engineer
14 15 (3.36%) Senior Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 186 (41.61%) .NET
2 134 (29.98%) ASP.NET
3 119 (26.62%) HTML
4 86 (19.24%) CSS
5 84 (18.79%) XML
6 69 (15.44%) Web Services
6 69 (15.44%) WCF
7 66 (14.77%) REST
8 63 (14.09%) SOAP
9 62 (13.87%) WPF
10 58 (12.98%) jQuery
11 57 (12.75%) HTML5
12 56 (12.53%) JSON
12 56 (12.53%) Spring
13 51 (11.41%) Ajax
14 49 (10.96%) Hibernate
15 46 (10.29%) JMS
16 45 (10.07%) AngularJS
17 43 (9.62%) J2EE
18 41 (9.17%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 98 (21.92%) Computer Science
2 49 (10.96%) Enterprise Software
3 48 (10.74%) Analytical Skills
4 33 (7.38%) Mobile App
5 26 (5.82%) Mathematics
6 19 (4.25%) Physics
7 14 (3.13%) N-Tier
8 13 (2.91%) iPhone
9 12 (2.68%) Device Driver
9 12 (2.68%) Animation
10 11 (2.46%) User Experience
11 9 (2.01%) 3D Graphics
11 9 (2.01%) Client/Server
11 9 (2.01%) Algorithms
12 8 (1.79%) MPEG
13 5 (1.12%) Xbox
13 5 (1.12%) Social Media
13 5 (1.12%) iPad
13 5 (1.12%) Blog
14 4 (0.89%) Online Games
Operating Systems
1 109 (24.38%) Linux
2 75 (16.78%) Windows
3 47 (10.51%) UNIX
4 33 (7.38%) Android
5 25 (5.59%) Apple iOS
6 12 (2.68%) Windows Mobile
7 8 (1.79%) Nucleus RTOS
7 8 (1.79%) Windows 8
7 8 (1.79%) Windows 7
8 7 (1.57%) Windows XP
9 4 (0.89%) Windows Phone
9 4 (0.89%) Embedded Linux
9 4 (0.89%) CentOS
10 3 (0.67%) Mac OS X
10 3 (0.67%) Solaris
11 2 (0.45%) Ubuntu
11 2 (0.45%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 1 (0.22%) Mac OS
12 1 (0.22%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 198 (44.30%) Agile Software Development
2 143 (31.99%) TDD
3 120 (26.85%) Scrum
4 118 (26.40%) OO
5 94 (21.03%) MVC
6 64 (14.32%) Unit Testing
7 55 (12.30%) OOP
7 55 (12.30%) SDLC
8 50 (11.19%) Continuous Integration
9 46 (10.29%) E-Commerce
10 44 (9.84%) Project Management
10 44 (9.84%) Mentoring
11 39 (8.72%) MVVM
12 38 (8.50%) BDD
13 37 (8.28%) Multithreading
14 35 (7.83%) UML
14 35 (7.83%) OOD
15 27 (6.04%) Logistics
16 25 (5.59%) Web Development
16 25 (5.59%) Mobile Development
Programming Languages
1 216 (48.32%) C#
2 184 (41.16%) Java
3 162 (36.24%) SQL
4 149 (33.33%) C++
5 148 (33.11%) JavaScript
6 78 (17.45%) C
7 47 (10.51%) PHP
8 38 (8.50%) T-SQL
9 34 (7.61%) Python
10 22 (4.92%) Scala
11 20 (4.47%) Ruby
12 17 (3.80%) VB.NET
13 12 (2.68%) VB
13 12 (2.68%) PL/SQL
13 12 (2.68%) R
14 11 (2.46%) Perl
15 7 (1.57%) XAML
15 7 (1.57%) Objective-C
16 4 (0.89%) Shell Script
16 4 (0.89%) ANSI C
Qualifications
1 199 (44.52%) Degree
2 9 (2.01%) MCSD
2 9 (2.01%) Microsoft Certification
3 7 (1.57%) MCPD
4 5 (1.12%) PMP
4 5 (1.12%) PMI Certification
5 4 (0.89%) Security Cleared
6 3 (0.67%) Oracle Certification
6 3 (0.67%) Sun Certification
7 1 (0.22%) ISEB
7 1 (0.22%) ISTQB
7 1 (0.22%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (2.68%) QA
2 1 (0.22%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 9 (2.01%) Docker
2 4 (0.89%) Firmware
3 2 (0.45%) Active Directory
3 2 (0.45%) Apache ZooKeeper
4 1 (0.22%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (0.22%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 12 (2.68%) Puppet
2 7 (1.57%) Vagrant
3 2 (0.45%) Kubernetes
4 1 (0.22%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 37 (8.28%) Microsoft
2 24 (5.37%) Oracle
3 12 (2.68%) Symbian
4 5 (1.12%) Red Hat
5 4 (0.89%) Business Objects
6 3 (0.67%) Cisco
6 3 (0.67%) Perforce
6 3 (0.67%) Zend
6 3 (0.67%) Facebook
6 3 (0.67%) Twitter
7 2 (0.45%) Capita
7 2 (0.45%) Wonderware
8 1 (0.22%) Apple
8 1 (0.22%) Ab Initio
8 1 (0.22%) VMware
8 1 (0.22%) Teradata
8 1 (0.22%) Telerik
8 1 (0.22%) Informatica
8 1 (0.22%) SAP
8 1 (0.22%) Cognos
Manchester, Lancashire
Ascent People Ltd
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum + Benefits + Progression
Posted: 7 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 9 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Ashdown IT
Salary: £20000 - £23500 per annum
Posted: 11 hours ago
Stockport, Cheshire
Saxon Recruitment Solutions
Salary: £24000 - £45000 per annum + + Bonus + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 13 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
ReThink Recruitment
Salary: £45000.00 per annum + benefits, pension, training
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
TEKsystems
Salary: £36000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Wigan, Lancashire
Ascent People Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Ascent People Ltd
Salary: £18000 - £25000 per annum + Training and Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Stafford-Sharp Associates
Salary: From £20,000 to £25,000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £20000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
The Bridge Ltd
Salary: Up to £55,000 per annum plus benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Salford, Lancashire
Digitech Resourcing Ltd
Salary: Up to £65,000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Greater Manchester
CK Group
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 5 days ago
Altrincham, Cheshire
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £25000 - £32000 per annum + bens
Posted: 5 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Venturi
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
The Bridge Ltd
Salary: Up to £55,000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Mortimer Spinks
Salary: £20000 - £28000 per annum + Strong package available
Posted: 6 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Joseph Harry Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum
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Manchester, Lancashire
Kewill Ltd
Salary: Up to £28,000 per annum
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Manchester, Lancashire
GCHQ
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