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 27 February 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Software Engineering
Rank 35 52 27
Rank change year-on-year
+17 -25
Permanent jobs citing Software Engineering 241 172 371
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 6.14% 4.62% 9.20%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 7.48% 5.57% 11.55%
Number of salaries quoted 205 135 326
Average salary £37,500 £38,500 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.59% +18.46%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,700 £30,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £48,000 £42,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £41,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-2.43% +9.33%
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
3220 3090 3213
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 82.08% 83.02% 79.71%
Number of salaries quoted 2725 2640 2753
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £26,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £54,350 £55,000
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 27 February 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 27 February 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 +12 20 £32,000 -28.88% 2
Wigan +3 17 £26,750 - 1
Bolton +10 16 £49,000 +40.00% 3
Altrincham -2 16 £42,500 - 3
Salford +3 5 £57,500 - 1
Cheadle +3 1 - -
Sale - 1 £35,000 -
Software Engineering
North West

Software Engineering
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 27 February 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.

1 227 (53.04%) C#
2 222 (51.87%) .NET
3 194 (45.33%) Agile Software Development
4 180 (42.06%) Degree
5 161 (37.62%) ASP.NET
6 158 (36.92%) SQL Server
7 150 (35.05%) Java
8 135 (31.54%) SQL
9 118 (27.57%) Windows
10 109 (25.47%) HTML
11 103 (24.07%) Scrum
12 94 (21.96%) OO
13 93 (21.73%) JavaScript
14 84 (19.63%) C++
14 84 (19.63%) Linux
15 79 (18.46%) XML
16 78 (18.22%) Web Services
17 74 (17.29%) TDD
18 72 (16.82%) Computer Science
19 71 (16.59%) MVC
20 69 (16.12%) SOAP
21 67 (15.65%) CSS
22 64 (14.95%) Project Management
23 52 (12.15%) VB.NET
24 51 (11.92%) Microsoft
25 50 (11.68%) Ajax
25 50 (11.68%) HTML5
26 49 (11.45%) WPF
26 49 (11.45%) J2EE
27 48 (11.21%) UNIX

Software Engineering
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 27 February 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 15 (3.50%) Apache
2 13 (3.04%) Tomcat
3 9 (2.10%) SharePoint
3 9 (2.10%) IIS
4 8 (1.87%) JBoss
5 4 (0.93%) nginx
5 4 (0.93%) Elasticsearch
6 3 (0.70%) Facebook Platform
7 2 (0.47%) WebLogic
7 2 (0.47%) Node.js
7 2 (0.47%) Liferay
7 2 (0.47%) CMS
7 2 (0.47%) WebSphere
8 1 (0.23%) GlassFish
8 1 (0.23%) Umbraco
8 1 (0.23%) Sitecore CMS
8 1 (0.23%) SAS
8 1 (0.23%) OpenEdge
8 1 (0.23%) CICS
8 1 (0.23%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 14 (3.27%) MS Excel
2 4 (0.93%) MS Office
3 1 (0.23%) Photoshop
3 1 (0.23%) Adobe Illustrator
Business Applications
1 5 (1.17%) Dynamics CRM
2 4 (0.93%) Magento
3 1 (0.23%) Zen Cart
3 1 (0.23%) Dynamics AX
3 1 (0.23%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 15 (3.50%) Microsoft Azure
2 10 (2.34%) Amazon AWS
3 4 (0.93%) Amazon EC2
3 4 (0.93%) Amazon S3
3 4 (0.93%) Amazon SQS
4 1 (0.23%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 13 (3.04%) HTTP
2 8 (1.87%) TCP/IP
2 8 (1.87%) Internet
2 8 (1.87%) Network Security
3 6 (1.40%) HTTPS
4 5 (1.17%) VPN
5 3 (0.70%) IPsec
6 2 (0.47%) Firewall
6 2 (0.47%) VoIP
6 2 (0.47%) Intranet
7 1 (0.23%) Extranet
7 1 (0.23%) WAN
7 1 (0.23%) LAN
7 1 (0.23%) ZigBee
Database & Business Intelligence
1 158 (36.92%) SQL Server
2 44 (10.28%) Relational Database
3 34 (7.94%) SQL Server 2008
4 26 (6.07%) MySQL
5 23 (5.37%) RDBMS
6 10 (2.34%) PostgreSQL
7 8 (1.87%) Big Data
8 7 (1.64%) NoSQL
8 7 (1.64%) OLTP
9 5 (1.17%) Data Warehouse
10 4 (0.93%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 4 (0.93%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 4 (0.93%) SQL Server 2012
10 4 (0.93%) Amazon Redshift
11 3 (0.70%) Hadoop
11 3 (0.70%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 2 (0.47%) SQL Server 2005
12 2 (0.47%) Text Mining
12 2 (0.47%) Data Mining
13 1 (0.23%) DB2
Development Applications
1 31 (7.24%) JUnit
2 27 (6.31%) Maven
3 22 (5.14%) NUnit
4 18 (4.21%) Eclipse
5 17 (3.97%) Visual Studio
6 16 (3.74%) Subversion
7 15 (3.50%) MSTest
8 13 (3.04%) Moq
9 12 (2.80%) JIRA
10 9 (2.10%) Redmine
11 6 (1.40%) Git (software)
12 5 (1.17%) Team Foundation Server
13 4 (0.93%) Selenium
13 4 (0.93%) PVCS
13 4 (0.93%) Cucumber
14 3 (0.70%) Gerrit
14 3 (0.70%) SoapUI
14 3 (0.70%) Gradle
14 3 (0.70%) Jenkins
14 3 (0.70%) Xcode
General
1 30 (7.01%) Finance
2 27 (6.31%) Retail
3 13 (3.04%) Games
3 13 (3.04%) Telecoms
4 12 (2.80%) Publishing
4 12 (2.80%) Electronics
5 11 (2.57%) Marketing
6 6 (1.40%) Law
6 6 (1.40%) Manufacturing
7 4 (0.93%) Banking
7 4 (0.93%) Pharmaceutical
8 3 (0.70%) Back Office
9 2 (0.47%) Multimedia
9 2 (0.47%) iGaming
10 1 (0.23%) Arabic Language
10 1 (0.23%) French Language
10 1 (0.23%) German Language
10 1 (0.23%) Billing
10 1 (0.23%) Advertising
10 1 (0.23%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 236 (55.14%) Developer
2 132 (30.84%) Software Engineer
3 83 (19.39%) C# Developer
4 72 (16.82%) .NET Developer
5 70 (16.36%) Software Developer
6 54 (12.62%) Java Developer
7 44 (10.28%) C# .NET Developer
8 41 (9.58%) C# ASP.NET Developer
9 40 (9.35%) Senior Developer
10 33 (7.71%) C# Software Developer
11 30 (7.01%) .NET Software Developer
12 21 (4.91%) Development Manager
13 20 (4.67%) Java Software Engineer
14 19 (4.44%) Senior Java Developer
15 18 (4.21%) Analyst
16 17 (3.97%) Project Manager
16 17 (3.97%) Web Developer
16 17 (3.97%) Software Manager
17 16 (3.74%) Java Software Developer
17 16 (3.74%) Senior Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 222 (51.87%) .NET
2 161 (37.62%) ASP.NET
3 109 (25.47%) HTML
4 79 (18.46%) XML
5 78 (18.22%) Web Services
6 69 (16.12%) SOAP
7 67 (15.65%) CSS
8 50 (11.68%) Ajax
8 50 (11.68%) HTML5
9 49 (11.45%) WPF
9 49 (11.45%) J2EE
10 46 (10.75%) Spring
10 46 (10.75%) WCF
11 41 (9.58%) JMS
12 40 (9.35%) Silverlight
13 38 (8.88%) Java EE
13 38 (8.88%) Servlets
14 35 (8.18%) JSON
14 35 (8.18%) REST
15 32 (7.48%) ASP.NET MVC
Miscellaneous
1 72 (16.82%) Computer Science
2 29 (6.78%) Enterprise Software
3 28 (6.54%) Analytical Skills
4 23 (5.37%) Mathematics
5 16 (3.74%) Physics
6 15 (3.50%) Algorithms
7 12 (2.80%) User Experience
8 11 (2.57%) Online Games
9 10 (2.34%) Client/Server
10 7 (1.64%) 3D Graphics
10 7 (1.64%) Mobile App
11 6 (1.40%) Management Information System
11 6 (1.40%) Statistics
12 5 (1.17%) Informatics
12 5 (1.17%) N-Tier
12 5 (1.17%) NHS
13 4 (0.93%) Device Driver
13 4 (0.93%) Animation
13 4 (0.93%) Embedded Systems
13 4 (0.93%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 118 (27.57%) Windows
2 84 (19.63%) Linux
3 48 (11.21%) UNIX
4 8 (1.87%) Apple iOS
5 7 (1.64%) Mac OS X
6 5 (1.17%) Solaris
6 5 (1.17%) CentOS
7 4 (0.93%) Android
7 4 (0.93%) Windows XP
8 3 (0.70%) Embedded Linux
8 3 (0.70%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 2 (0.47%) VxWorks
Processes & Methodologies
1 194 (45.33%) Agile Software Development
2 103 (24.07%) Scrum
3 94 (21.96%) OO
4 74 (17.29%) TDD
5 71 (16.59%) MVC
6 64 (14.95%) Project Management
7 46 (10.75%) OOP
7 46 (10.75%) Unit Testing
8 40 (9.35%) Web Development
8 40 (9.35%) E-Commerce
9 34 (7.94%) Requirements Analysis
10 33 (7.71%) Technical Architecture
11 32 (7.48%) Mentoring
12 31 (7.24%) OOD
13 25 (5.84%) UML
14 24 (5.61%) BDD
15 22 (5.14%) Continuous Integration
16 20 (4.67%) Logistics
17 16 (3.74%) Kanban
17 16 (3.74%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 227 (53.04%) C#
2 150 (35.05%) Java
3 135 (31.54%) SQL
4 93 (21.73%) JavaScript
5 84 (19.63%) C++
6 52 (12.15%) VB.NET
7 36 (8.41%) C
8 31 (7.24%) PHP
9 29 (6.78%) Python
10 20 (4.67%) T-SQL
10 20 (4.67%) Ruby
11 18 (4.21%) VB
12 9 (2.10%) Scala
13 8 (1.87%) Embedded C
13 8 (1.87%) Perl
14 6 (1.40%) PL/SQL
14 6 (1.40%) Embedded C++
14 6 (1.40%) Shell Script
14 6 (1.40%) XAML
15 5 (1.17%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 180 (42.06%) Degree
2 14 (3.27%) VCP4
3 6 (1.40%) PMP
3 6 (1.40%) PMI Certification
4 3 (0.70%) Security Cleared
4 3 (0.70%) ISEB
4 3 (0.70%) Oracle Certification
4 3 (0.70%) Sun Certification
5 2 (0.47%) Microsoft Certification
5 2 (0.47%) Postgraduate
5 2 (0.47%) PhD
5 2 (0.47%) DV Cleared
6 1 (0.23%) MCTS
6 1 (0.23%) ISTQB
6 1 (0.23%) MCPD
6 1 (0.23%) MCP
6 1 (0.23%) MCSD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (1.64%) QA
2 4 (0.93%) SLA
3 1 (0.23%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 5 (1.17%) Firmware
2 3 (0.70%) Squid
2 3 (0.70%) Active Directory
3 1 (0.23%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (0.23%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 2 (0.47%) Puppet
1 2 (0.47%) Opscode Chef
1 2 (0.47%) Hyperic
2 1 (0.23%) MOM
Vendors
1 51 (11.92%) Microsoft
2 37 (8.64%) Oracle
3 8 (1.87%) Red Hat
4 5 (1.17%) Wonderware
4 5 (1.17%) Telerik
5 4 (0.93%) Facebook
5 4 (0.93%) Twitter
6 3 (0.70%) Xamarin
6 3 (0.70%) Zend
6 3 (0.70%) Perforce
6 3 (0.70%) Apple
6 3 (0.70%) Business Objects
7 1 (0.23%) SAP
7 1 (0.23%) Cognos
7 1 (0.23%) Cisco
7 1 (0.23%) Sony
7 1 (0.23%) Informatica
7 1 (0.23%) Ab Initio
7 1 (0.23%) VMware
7 1 (0.23%) Teradata
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