The first table below looks at the demand 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 29 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Processes & Methodologies category for the Manchester region.

Location
3 months to
29 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Software Engineering
Rank 45 46 31
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -15
Permanent jobs citing Software Engineering 185 214 283
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 4.61% 5.20% 7.45%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 5.70% 6.62% 9.50%
Number of salaries quoted 153 202 220
Average salary £40,000 £34,000 £34,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+17.64% -1.44%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £26,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £47,450 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Processes & Methodologies Category
Manchester
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
3248 3232 2979
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 80.90% 78.48% 78.44%
Number of salaries quoted 2624 2771 2610
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% +1.35%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £27,500 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £56,500 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+4.93% +1.25%
Software Engineering
North West

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 29 July 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 29 July 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
Salford +4 19 £40,000 +23.07% 3
Stockport -12 15 £60,000 +64.38% 2
Cheadle +7 13 £35,000 +22.80% 1
Wigan - 5 - - 1
Bolton +2 3 £28,500 -17.39% 1
Oldham +15 2 £35,000 +7.69%
Sale +4 2 £38,750 +3.33%
Altrincham -10 1 £30,000 -11.76% 1
Software Engineering
North West

Software Engineering
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 29 July 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.

1 185 (49.33%) .NET
2 169 (45.07%) C#
3 120 (32.00%) SQL Server
4 113 (30.13%) Windows
5 109 (29.07%) Java
6 105 (28.00%) OO
7 97 (25.87%) Linux
8 94 (25.07%) ASP.NET
9 92 (24.53%) SQL
10 75 (20.00%) JavaScript
11 71 (18.93%) C++
11 71 (18.93%) Degree
11 71 (18.93%) Computer Science
12 61 (16.27%) WCF
13 58 (15.47%) Agile Software Development
14 56 (14.93%) Web Services
15 55 (14.67%) HTML
15 55 (14.67%) MVC
16 54 (14.40%) .NET Framework
17 53 (14.13%) TDD
17 53 (14.13%) Android
18 50 (13.33%) Scrum
18 50 (13.33%) XML
19 48 (12.80%) Project Management
20 46 (12.27%) Ruby
21 45 (12.00%) Microsoft
21 45 (12.00%) PHP
21 45 (12.00%) VB.NET
22 44 (11.73%) Continuous Integration
22 44 (11.73%) Unit Testing

Software Engineering
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 29 July 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 22 (5.87%) Tomcat
2 20 (5.33%) Apache
3 18 (4.80%) WebSphere
4 17 (4.53%) SharePoint
5 15 (4.00%) SharePoint 2010
5 15 (4.00%) SharePoint 2013
6 7 (1.87%) IIS
7 5 (1.33%) Node.js
8 2 (0.53%) CMS
8 2 (0.53%) ArchestrA
8 2 (0.53%) Sitecore CMS
9 1 (0.27%) LiveCycle
9 1 (0.27%) Liferay
9 1 (0.27%) Confluence
9 1 (0.27%) FileNet
9 1 (0.27%) Umbraco
9 1 (0.27%) WordPress
9 1 (0.27%) OpenStack
9 1 (0.27%) Adobe CQ
9 1 (0.27%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 12 (3.20%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.27%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 5 (1.33%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.27%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 14 (3.73%) SaaS
2 12 (3.20%) Amazon AWS
3 11 (2.93%) Amazon EC2
4 7 (1.87%) Microsoft Azure
5 1 (0.27%) Cloud Computing
5 1 (0.27%) Amazon S3
5 1 (0.27%) Amazon SQS
5 1 (0.27%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 29 (7.73%) HTTP
2 22 (5.87%) Internet
3 10 (2.67%) Firewall
3 10 (2.67%) SMTP
3 10 (2.67%) DNS
4 5 (1.33%) AMQP
5 1 (0.27%) Network Security
5 1 (0.27%) SAN
5 1 (0.27%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 120 (32.00%) SQL Server
2 25 (6.67%) SQL Server 2008
3 21 (5.60%) PostgreSQL
4 17 (4.53%) Relational Database
5 16 (4.27%) MySQL
6 14 (3.73%) SQL Server 2005
6 14 (3.73%) Hazelcast
7 12 (3.20%) SQL Server 2012
8 5 (1.33%) Big Data
9 3 (0.80%) MongoDB
10 2 (0.53%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 1 (0.27%) Oracle Database
11 1 (0.27%) Apache Cassandra
11 1 (0.27%) NoSQL
11 1 (0.27%) Redis
11 1 (0.27%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 1 (0.27%) Oracle Database 10g
Development Applications
1 32 (8.53%) Git (software)
2 22 (5.87%) Visual Studio
2 22 (5.87%) Maven
3 17 (4.53%) Jenkins
4 16 (4.27%) Subversion
4 16 (4.27%) JUnit
5 11 (2.93%) Eclipse
5 11 (2.93%) Selenium
6 10 (2.67%) JMeter
7 9 (2.40%) Team Foundation Server
8 7 (1.87%) Appcelerator Titanium
9 6 (1.60%) NUnit
10 5 (1.33%) Gerrit
10 5 (1.33%) PHPUnit
11 4 (1.07%) Grunt
11 4 (1.07%) Xcode
11 4 (1.07%) Gradle
12 3 (0.80%) Ant
12 3 (0.80%) Hudson
12 3 (0.80%) SCons
General
1 20 (5.33%) Games
2 14 (3.73%) Legal
3 12 (3.20%) Retail
4 10 (2.67%) Finance
5 8 (2.13%) Manufacturing
6 7 (1.87%) Electronics
7 6 (1.60%) Military
7 6 (1.60%) Marketing
8 3 (0.80%) Pharmaceutical
9 1 (0.27%) Financial Institution
9 1 (0.27%) Telecoms
9 1 (0.27%) Publishing
9 1 (0.27%) Aerospace
9 1 (0.27%) Banking
9 1 (0.27%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 232 (61.87%) Developer
2 145 (38.67%) Software Engineer
3 84 (22.40%) .NET Developer
4 79 (21.07%) Software Developer
5 71 (18.93%) C# Developer
6 63 (16.80%) C# .NET Developer
7 55 (14.67%) Senior Developer
8 51 (13.60%) C# ASP.NET Developer
9 44 (11.73%) Java Developer
10 29 (7.73%) .NET Software Engineer
11 28 (7.47%) C# Software Developer
12 26 (6.93%) Web Developer
13 25 (6.67%) ASP.NET Developer
13 25 (6.67%) .NET Software Developer
14 22 (5.87%) C# Software Engineer
15 18 (4.80%) Senior Java Developer
16 16 (4.27%) Senior C# Developer
17 15 (4.00%) Java Software Engineer
18 14 (3.73%) Senior ASP.NET Developer
18 14 (3.73%) Senior .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 185 (49.33%) .NET
2 94 (25.07%) ASP.NET
3 61 (16.27%) WCF
4 56 (14.93%) Web Services
5 55 (14.67%) HTML
6 54 (14.40%) .NET Framework
7 50 (13.33%) XML
8 41 (10.93%) Spring
9 37 (9.87%) CSS
10 34 (9.07%) Ruby on Rails
11 30 (8.00%) jQuery
12 27 (7.20%) LINQ
13 25 (6.67%) J2EE
14 24 (6.40%) JMS
14 24 (6.40%) HTML5
15 23 (6.13%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
15 23 (6.13%) ASP.NET MVC
16 21 (5.60%) Grails
16 21 (5.60%) Servlets
17 20 (5.33%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 71 (18.93%) Computer Science
2 37 (9.87%) Mobile App
3 24 (6.40%) Enterprise Software
3 24 (6.40%) 3D Graphics
4 17 (4.53%) Animation
5 11 (2.93%) iPhone
6 10 (2.67%) Open Source
7 9 (2.40%) iPad
7 9 (2.40%) Mathematics
8 7 (1.87%) N-Tier
9 5 (1.33%) Visualisation
9 5 (1.33%) Physics
10 4 (1.07%) Neural Network
10 4 (1.07%) Embedded Systems
11 3 (0.80%) Social Media
12 2 (0.53%) Streaming Media
12 2 (0.53%) PDA
12 2 (0.53%) Management Information System
13 1 (0.27%) Human Factors
13 1 (0.27%) New Media
Operating Systems
1 113 (30.13%) Windows
2 97 (25.87%) Linux
3 53 (14.13%) Android
4 40 (10.67%) Apple iOS
5 27 (7.20%) Mac OS X
6 19 (5.07%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 12 (3.20%) UNIX
8 4 (1.07%) Windows Server 2012
9 3 (0.80%) Windows 7
9 3 (0.80%) Windows Server 2008
9 3 (0.80%) Windows Server 2003
10 2 (0.53%) Windows CE
11 1 (0.27%) AIX
11 1 (0.27%) Fedora
11 1 (0.27%) Ubuntu
11 1 (0.27%) Embedded Linux
11 1 (0.27%) CentOS
11 1 (0.27%) Windows Phone
11 1 (0.27%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 105 (28.00%) OO
2 58 (15.47%) Agile Software Development
3 55 (14.67%) MVC
4 53 (14.13%) TDD
5 50 (13.33%) Scrum
6 48 (12.80%) Project Management
7 44 (11.73%) Continuous Integration
7 44 (11.73%) Unit Testing
8 39 (10.40%) OOP
9 32 (8.53%) OOD
10 29 (7.73%) Automated Testing
11 26 (6.93%) Requirements Analysis
11 26 (6.93%) iOS Development
12 23 (6.13%) Mobile Application Development
13 21 (5.60%) SOA
14 20 (5.33%) E-Commerce
14 20 (5.33%) Time Management
15 19 (5.07%) Android Development
16 15 (4.00%) Web Application Development
16 15 (4.00%) Configuration Management
Programming Languages
1 169 (45.07%) C#
2 109 (29.07%) Java
3 92 (24.53%) SQL
4 75 (20.00%) JavaScript
5 71 (18.93%) C++
6 46 (12.27%) Ruby
7 45 (12.00%) PHP
7 45 (12.00%) VB.NET
8 42 (11.20%) Python
9 40 (10.67%) C
10 34 (9.07%) Perl
11 22 (5.87%) Objective-C
12 18 (4.80%) XPath
13 7 (1.87%) Lua
14 6 (1.60%) PHP5
15 4 (1.07%) Groovy
16 3 (0.80%) Bash Shell
16 3 (0.80%) Shell Script
17 2 (0.53%) PowerHouse
17 2 (0.53%) Ada
Qualifications
1 71 (18.93%) Degree
2 10 (2.67%) Microsoft Certification
3 2 (0.53%) RHCE
3 2 (0.53%) OCPJP
3 2 (0.53%) MCSA
4 1 (0.27%) ISEB
4 1 (0.27%) SC Cleared
4 1 (0.27%) Security Cleared
4 1 (0.27%) ISTQB
4 1 (0.27%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (2.13%) QA
2 7 (1.87%) ISO 9001
3 1 (0.27%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 6 (1.60%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (0.80%) VirtualBox
3 1 (0.27%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 4 (1.07%) Puppet
2 3 (0.80%) Opscode Chef
3 2 (0.53%) Hyperic
3 2 (0.53%) Red Hat Satellite
3 2 (0.53%) Red Hat Spacewalk
4 1 (0.27%) Vagrant
4 1 (0.27%) CFEngine
4 1 (0.27%) logstash
4 1 (0.27%) YUM
Vendors
1 45 (12.00%) Microsoft
2 21 (5.60%) Red Hat
3 14 (3.73%) Oracle
4 10 (2.67%) VMware
5 9 (2.40%) Wonderware
6 7 (1.87%) Apple
7 6 (1.60%) Xamarin
8 5 (1.33%) Zend
9 4 (1.07%) Appcelerator
9 4 (1.07%) Facebook
9 4 (1.07%) JBoss
9 4 (1.07%) Perforce
10 2 (0.53%) Sitecore
10 2 (0.53%) Sony
10 2 (0.53%) Google
11 1 (0.27%) EPiServer
11 1 (0.27%) Twitter
11 1 (0.27%) Rackspace
11 1 (0.27%) Adobe
11 1 (0.27%) Ericsson
Manchester, Lancashire
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 5 hours ago
Stockport, Cheshire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + bens
Posted: 11 hours ago
Salford, Lancashire
Premier Group Recruitment
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
SIS Ltd
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
Capital Group
Posted: Yesterday
Cheadle, Cheshire
Thales
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
Thales
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
ReThink Recruitment
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + & benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Stockport, Cheshire
Thales
Posted: 3 days ago
Altrincham, Cheshire
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Saxon Recruitment Solutions
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum + + Bonus + Share options
Posted: 4 days ago
Salford, Lancashire
EasyWebRecruitment.com
Salary: £30,000-£55,000+ PA Depending on experience
Posted: 5 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
ReThink Recruitment
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + Bonus, Pension, Flexi-time
Posted: 5 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Rullion IT Plus
Salary: £28000 - £32000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Wigan, Lancashire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £18000 - £20000 per annum + bens
Posted: 6 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Client Server
Salary: £35k to £40k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
I4 Recruitment
Salary: £30k - 37.5k per year + bonus, package
Posted: 6 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Apollo Solutions
Salary: £32000 - £38000 per annum + Good Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Rentalcars.com
Salary: Competitive, Depending on Experience
Posted: 20 days ago