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 18 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
18 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Software Engineering
Rank 53 42 33
Rank change year-on-year
-11 -9
Permanent jobs citing Software Engineering 199 195 317
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 4.69% 5.19% 7.27%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 5.72% 6.49% 9.17%
Number of salaries quoted 166 174 288
Average salary £40,000 £36,500 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+9.58% +12.30%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £44,300
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.56%
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
3476 3004 3457
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 81.94% 79.98% 79.33%
Number of salaries quoted 2987 2561 3098
Average salary £40,000 £39,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.26% +5.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,000 £55,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +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 18 December 2014.

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 18 December 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
(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
Wigan -2 18 £20,000 -52.94% 1
Stockport -13 14 £37,250 +6.42% 2
Altrincham +4 13 £42,500 - 1
Bolton +8 10 £49,000 +42.02% 2
Salford -1 9 £39,000 +1.29%
Bury - 5 £27,500 -
Cheadle -6 4 £45,000 +57.89%
Sale 0 2 £33,750 +29.80%
Software Engineering
North West

Software Engineering
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 18 December 2014, 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.

1 172 (46.11%) .NET
2 171 (45.84%) Agile Software Development
3 165 (44.24%) C#
4 142 (38.07%) Java
5 128 (34.32%) SQL Server
6 123 (32.98%) ASP.NET
7 116 (31.10%) Windows
8 111 (29.76%) Degree
9 96 (25.74%) Linux
10 95 (25.47%) SQL
11 89 (23.86%) HTML
12 84 (22.52%) Scrum
13 77 (20.64%) JavaScript
13 77 (20.64%) Web Services
14 71 (19.03%) OO
15 64 (17.16%) XML
16 62 (16.62%) Computer Science
17 57 (15.28%) C++
18 54 (14.48%) Project Management
18 54 (14.48%) MVC
19 52 (13.94%) CSS
20 50 (13.40%) SOAP
20 50 (13.40%) Spring
21 48 (12.87%) HTML5
22 47 (12.60%) J2EE
23 42 (11.26%) VB.NET
24 40 (10.72%) Servlets
25 38 (10.19%) TDD
26 37 (9.92%) JMS
27 36 (9.65%) Java EE

Software Engineering
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 18 December 2014, 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 29 (7.77%) Tomcat
2 26 (6.97%) Apache
3 17 (4.56%) WebSphere
4 9 (2.41%) JBoss
5 8 (2.14%) IIS
6 5 (1.34%) SharePoint
7 4 (1.07%) nginx
7 4 (1.07%) Elasticsearch
8 3 (0.80%) Liferay
9 2 (0.54%) Node.js
9 2 (0.54%) ArchestrA
9 2 (0.54%) Zimbra
9 2 (0.54%) GroupWise
9 2 (0.54%) MS Exchange
9 2 (0.54%) IBM Notes
9 2 (0.54%) Lotus Domino
10 1 (0.27%) CICS
10 1 (0.27%) BizTalk Server
10 1 (0.27%) FileNet
10 1 (0.27%) CMS
Applications
1 16 (4.29%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.27%) Adobe Illustrator
2 1 (0.27%) Photoshop
2 1 (0.27%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 6 (1.61%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (0.80%) Magento
3 2 (0.54%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 1 (0.27%) Zen Cart
Cloud Services
1 16 (4.29%) Amazon AWS
2 11 (2.95%) SaaS
3 10 (2.68%) Amazon EC2
4 7 (1.88%) Microsoft Azure
5 4 (1.07%) Amazon S3
5 4 (1.07%) Amazon SQS
6 1 (0.27%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 26 (6.97%) HTTP
2 13 (3.49%) Internet
3 6 (1.61%) Firewall
3 6 (1.61%) SMTP
3 6 (1.61%) DNS
4 4 (1.07%) VPN
5 3 (0.80%) HTTPS
6 2 (0.54%) Intranet
6 2 (0.54%) IPsec
7 1 (0.27%) ZigBee
7 1 (0.27%) Extranet
7 1 (0.27%) TCP/IP
7 1 (0.27%) LAN
7 1 (0.27%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 128 (34.32%) SQL Server
2 27 (7.24%) Relational Database
3 22 (5.90%) MySQL
4 20 (5.36%) SQL Server 2008
5 18 (4.83%) PostgreSQL
6 16 (4.29%) RDBMS
7 13 (3.49%) Hazelcast
8 10 (2.68%) Big Data
9 9 (2.41%) OLTP
10 7 (1.88%) NoSQL
11 4 (1.07%) SQL Server 2012
11 4 (1.07%) Amazon Redshift
11 4 (1.07%) Data Warehouse
11 4 (1.07%) SQL Server 2005
12 2 (0.54%) Hadoop
12 2 (0.54%) MongoDB
12 2 (0.54%) Data Mining
12 2 (0.54%) Text Mining
13 1 (0.27%) SQL Server Reporting Services
13 1 (0.27%) DB2
Development Applications
1 30 (8.04%) Maven
2 29 (7.77%) JUnit
3 21 (5.63%) Eclipse
4 20 (5.36%) Visual Studio
5 13 (3.49%) Subversion
6 12 (3.22%) NUnit
7 11 (2.95%) Git (software)
8 8 (2.14%) Gradle
9 7 (1.88%) Jenkins
9 7 (1.88%) Selenium
10 6 (1.61%) JMeter
10 6 (1.61%) Moq
11 5 (1.34%) MSTest
11 5 (1.34%) Gerrit
11 5 (1.34%) Redmine
12 4 (1.07%) Cucumber
13 3 (0.80%) SoapUI
13 3 (0.80%) Mockito
13 3 (0.80%) JIRA
13 3 (0.80%) FitNesse
General
1 22 (5.90%) Finance
2 21 (5.63%) Games
3 18 (4.83%) Retail
4 12 (3.22%) Marketing
5 6 (1.61%) Electronics
6 5 (1.34%) Manufacturing
7 4 (1.07%) Back Office
7 4 (1.07%) Publishing
8 3 (0.80%) Telecoms
8 3 (0.80%) Pharmaceutical
8 3 (0.80%) Financial Institution
9 2 (0.54%) Advertising
9 2 (0.54%) Multimedia
10 1 (0.27%) Billing
10 1 (0.27%) Military
10 1 (0.27%) Banking
10 1 (0.27%) Aerospace
10 1 (0.27%) Automotive
10 1 (0.27%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 224 (60.05%) Developer
2 116 (31.10%) Software Engineer
3 68 (18.23%) Java Developer
4 66 (17.69%) Software Developer
5 62 (16.62%) C# Developer
6 59 (15.82%) .NET Developer
7 43 (11.53%) Senior Developer
8 35 (9.38%) C# .NET Developer
9 33 (8.85%) C# Software Developer
10 31 (8.31%) C# ASP.NET Developer
10 31 (8.31%) Java Software Engineer
11 29 (7.77%) .NET Software Developer
12 24 (6.43%) Web Developer
13 23 (6.17%) Senior Software Developer
14 19 (5.09%) Senior Java Developer
14 19 (5.09%) Architect
15 18 (4.83%) Java Software Developer
16 17 (4.56%) Senior Java Software Developer
16 17 (4.56%) Analyst
17 16 (4.29%) Software Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 172 (46.11%) .NET
2 123 (32.98%) ASP.NET
3 89 (23.86%) HTML
4 77 (20.64%) Web Services
5 64 (17.16%) XML
6 52 (13.94%) CSS
7 50 (13.40%) SOAP
7 50 (13.40%) Spring
8 48 (12.87%) HTML5
9 47 (12.60%) J2EE
10 40 (10.72%) Servlets
11 37 (9.92%) JMS
12 36 (9.65%) Java EE
13 32 (8.58%) Ajax
14 31 (8.31%) WPF
15 30 (8.04%) WCF
16 25 (6.70%) Silverlight
17 24 (6.43%) JSP
18 22 (5.90%) J2SE
18 22 (5.90%) LINQ
Miscellaneous
1 62 (16.62%) Computer Science
2 21 (5.63%) Mathematics
3 16 (4.29%) 3D Graphics
4 13 (3.49%) Enterprise Software
4 13 (3.49%) Analytical Skills
5 12 (3.22%) Online Games
6 9 (2.41%) Physics
7 8 (2.14%) Management Information System
7 8 (2.14%) Mobile App
8 7 (1.88%) Animation
8 7 (1.88%) Algorithms
9 6 (1.61%) User Experience
9 6 (1.61%) Statistics
9 6 (1.61%) Embedded Systems
10 5 (1.34%) Informatics
10 5 (1.34%) Client/Server
10 5 (1.34%) NHS
11 4 (1.07%) Visualisation
11 4 (1.07%) Open Source
12 3 (0.80%) iPhone
Operating Systems
1 116 (31.10%) Windows
2 96 (25.74%) Linux
3 30 (8.04%) UNIX
4 24 (6.43%) Android
5 19 (5.09%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 10 (2.68%) Mac OS X
7 8 (2.14%) Apple iOS
8 4 (1.07%) Windows Server 2012
8 4 (1.07%) Embedded Linux
9 3 (0.80%) CentOS
10 2 (0.54%) Windows CE
10 2 (0.54%) VxWorks
10 2 (0.54%) Solaris
11 1 (0.27%) Windows Server 2003
11 1 (0.27%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 171 (45.84%) Agile Software Development
2 84 (22.52%) Scrum
3 71 (19.03%) OO
4 54 (14.48%) Project Management
4 54 (14.48%) MVC
5 38 (10.19%) TDD
6 35 (9.38%) OOP
6 35 (9.38%) E-Commerce
7 32 (8.58%) Requirements Analysis
8 31 (8.31%) Unit Testing
9 27 (7.24%) Web Development
10 25 (6.70%) Continuous Integration
10 25 (6.70%) Mentoring
11 24 (6.43%) Configuration Management
12 20 (5.36%) OOD
13 19 (5.09%) UML
13 19 (5.09%) Change Control
14 18 (4.83%) Technical Architecture
15 16 (4.29%) BDD
16 13 (3.49%) Logistics
Programming Languages
1 165 (44.24%) C#
2 142 (38.07%) Java
3 95 (25.47%) SQL
4 77 (20.64%) JavaScript
5 57 (15.28%) C++
6 42 (11.26%) VB.NET
7 29 (7.77%) Python
8 26 (6.97%) PHP
9 25 (6.70%) C
10 24 (6.43%) Ruby
11 18 (4.83%) XPath
12 10 (2.68%) Scala
13 7 (1.88%) Perl
14 5 (1.34%) T-SQL
14 5 (1.34%) VB
14 5 (1.34%) Embedded C
14 5 (1.34%) Objective-C
15 4 (1.07%) Groovy
16 3 (0.80%) R
16 3 (0.80%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 111 (29.76%) Degree
2 3 (0.80%) Security Cleared
3 2 (0.54%) DV Cleared
3 2 (0.54%) MCP
3 2 (0.54%) PhD
3 2 (0.54%) ISEB
3 2 (0.54%) Microsoft Certification
3 2 (0.54%) OCPJP
3 2 (0.54%) MCTS
3 2 (0.54%) MCPD
4 1 (0.27%) Postgraduate
4 1 (0.27%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (2.68%) QA
2 4 (1.07%) SLA
3 1 (0.27%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 2 (0.54%) Squid
2 1 (0.27%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (0.27%) VirtualBox
2 1 (0.27%) Active Directory
2 1 (0.27%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 4 (1.07%) Hyperic
2 1 (0.27%) Puppet
2 1 (0.27%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 35 (9.38%) Oracle
2 33 (8.85%) Microsoft
3 21 (5.63%) Red Hat
4 15 (4.02%) Wonderware
5 3 (0.80%) Zend
5 3 (0.80%) VMware
5 3 (0.80%) Telerik
6 2 (0.54%) Novell
6 2 (0.54%) Lotus
6 2 (0.54%) SAP
6 2 (0.54%) Twitter
6 2 (0.54%) Xamarin
6 2 (0.54%) Perforce
7 1 (0.27%) IBM
7 1 (0.27%) Business Objects
7 1 (0.27%) Adobe
7 1 (0.27%) Google
7 1 (0.27%) Apple
7 1 (0.27%) Sony
7 1 (0.27%) Sitecore
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Salary: £18000 - £24000 per annum + Benefits
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Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + Benefits
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Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum
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Salary: £45000 - £53000 per annum + Benefits
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