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

Location
3 months to
2 Jun 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Software Engineering
Rank 36 49 37
Rank change year-on-year
+13 -12
Permanent jobs citing Software Engineering 200 184 281
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 6.21% 4.81% 6.86%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 7.26% 5.78% 8.35%
Number of salaries quoted 163 164 270
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £33,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% +19.40%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £51,700 £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
2754 3186 3364
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 85.45% 83.32% 82.13%
Number of salaries quoted 2271 2602 2911
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 £52,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £44,485 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+4.66% +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 2 June 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 2 June 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 +3 15 £34,500 -42.50% 1
Salford +4 12 £50,000 +11.11% 1
Wigan +10 10 £47,500 -
Altrincham -1 9 £42,500 +0.59% 1
Bolton +6 5 £47,500 +5.55%
Oldham +6 4 - - 2
Cheadle -5 2 - -
Software Engineering
North West

Software Engineering
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 2 June 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.

1 221 (49.77%) C#
2 208 (46.85%) Degree
3 199 (44.82%) Agile Software Development
4 194 (43.69%) .NET
5 168 (37.84%) Java
6 153 (34.46%) SQL
7 143 (32.21%) ASP.NET
8 135 (30.41%) SQL Server
9 131 (29.50%) TDD
10 128 (28.83%) C++
11 124 (27.93%) JavaScript
12 112 (25.23%) OO
13 110 (24.77%) HTML
14 108 (24.32%) Scrum
15 102 (22.97%) Linux
16 99 (22.30%) Computer Science
17 94 (21.17%) MVC
18 88 (19.82%) Windows
19 81 (18.24%) XML
20 79 (17.79%) CSS
21 66 (14.86%) Web Services
22 65 (14.64%) C
23 63 (14.19%) Unit Testing
24 60 (13.51%) OOP
25 59 (13.29%) SOAP
26 58 (13.06%) WCF
27 55 (12.39%) WPF
28 54 (12.16%) HTML5
28 54 (12.16%) REST
29 53 (11.94%) Spring

Software Engineering
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 2 June 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 18 (4.05%) Apache
2 12 (2.70%) SharePoint
3 7 (1.58%) JBoss
4 6 (1.35%) Tomcat
4 6 (1.35%) IIS
4 6 (1.35%) Node.js
5 5 (1.13%) WordPress
6 4 (0.90%) SharePoint 2013
7 3 (0.68%) WebSphere
7 3 (0.68%) nginx
7 3 (0.68%) Facebook Platform
8 2 (0.45%) WebLogic
8 2 (0.45%) OpenEdge
8 2 (0.45%) CMS
8 2 (0.45%) SilverStripe
8 2 (0.45%) Drupal
9 1 (0.23%) Umbraco
9 1 (0.23%) Sitecore CMS
9 1 (0.23%) GlassFish
9 1 (0.23%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 12 (2.70%) MS Excel
2 5 (1.13%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 6 (1.35%) Magento
2 2 (0.45%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.23%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 1 (0.23%) Dynamics AX
3 1 (0.23%) Markit EDM
Cloud Services
1 13 (2.93%) Microsoft Azure
2 7 (1.58%) Amazon AWS
3 4 (0.90%) Office 365
4 2 (0.45%) Amazon SQS
4 2 (0.45%) GitHub
4 2 (0.45%) Cloud Computing
4 2 (0.45%) Amazon EC2
4 2 (0.45%) Amazon S3
4 2 (0.45%) SaaS
5 1 (0.23%) Heroku
5 1 (0.23%) Route 53
5 1 (0.23%) Amazon ELB
Communications & Networking
1 14 (3.15%) Network Security
2 11 (2.48%) VPN
3 10 (2.25%) Internet
4 8 (1.80%) HTTP
5 7 (1.58%) TCP/IP
6 6 (1.35%) HTTPS
7 4 (0.90%) VoIP
7 4 (0.90%) IPsec
8 2 (0.45%) WLAN
8 2 (0.45%) UMTS
8 2 (0.45%) Bluetooth
8 2 (0.45%) GPRS
8 2 (0.45%) GSM
8 2 (0.45%) DVB
8 2 (0.45%) Firewall
8 2 (0.45%) Wi-Fi
8 2 (0.45%) NFC
9 1 (0.23%) OpenVPN
9 1 (0.23%) 4G
9 1 (0.23%) PPTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 135 (30.41%) SQL Server
2 43 (9.68%) Relational Database
3 40 (9.01%) MySQL
4 28 (6.31%) RDBMS
5 26 (5.86%) SQL Server 2008
6 7 (1.58%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 7 (1.58%) Big Data
6 7 (1.58%) NoSQL
6 7 (1.58%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 6 (1.35%) Data Warehouse
7 6 (1.35%) PostgreSQL
8 5 (1.13%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 3 (0.68%) Hadoop
9 3 (0.68%) OLTP
10 1 (0.23%) SQLite
10 1 (0.23%) QlikView
10 1 (0.23%) Spotfire
10 1 (0.23%) Apache Hive
10 1 (0.23%) MongoDB
10 1 (0.23%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 36 (8.11%) Maven
1 36 (8.11%) NUnit
2 32 (7.21%) JUnit
3 27 (6.08%) Git (software)
4 24 (5.41%) MSTest
5 22 (4.95%) Subversion
6 20 (4.50%) JIRA
7 19 (4.28%) Selenium
8 17 (3.83%) Visual Studio
9 16 (3.60%) Eclipse
10 15 (3.38%) Jenkins
11 14 (3.15%) TeamCity
12 12 (2.70%) Moq
13 11 (2.48%) Hudson
14 7 (1.58%) Team Foundation Server
14 7 (1.58%) Redmine
14 7 (1.58%) CruiseControl
15 4 (0.90%) PVCS
16 3 (0.68%) InstallShield
16 3 (0.68%) Ant
General
1 34 (7.66%) Finance
2 30 (6.76%) Retail
3 12 (2.70%) Telecoms
3 12 (2.70%) Games
3 12 (2.70%) Publishing
4 11 (2.48%) Electronics
5 10 (2.25%) Law
6 7 (1.58%) Marketing
6 7 (1.58%) Manufacturing
7 6 (1.35%) Banking
8 4 (0.90%) Pharmaceutical
8 4 (0.90%) Multimedia
9 3 (0.68%) iGaming
10 2 (0.45%) Automotive
11 1 (0.23%) Arabic Language
11 1 (0.23%) French Language
11 1 (0.23%) German Language
11 1 (0.23%) Russian Language
11 1 (0.23%) Front Office
11 1 (0.23%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 212 (47.75%) Developer
2 180 (40.54%) Software Engineer
3 68 (15.32%) C# Developer
4 61 (13.74%) Senior Developer
5 55 (12.39%) .NET Developer
6 54 (12.16%) Software Developer
7 40 (9.01%) Java Developer
8 29 (6.53%) Senior Software Engineer
9 27 (6.08%) C# .NET Developer
10 25 (5.63%) C# ASP.NET Developer
11 24 (5.41%) Senior Java Developer
12 22 (4.95%) Web Developer
13 19 (4.28%) C# Software Developer
14 17 (3.83%) Programmer
15 15 (3.38%) .NET Software Developer
15 15 (3.38%) Project Manager
15 15 (3.38%) Senior .NET Developer
15 15 (3.38%) Senior Software Developer
15 15 (3.38%) C# Software Engineer
16 13 (2.93%) Senior Java Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 194 (43.69%) .NET
2 143 (32.21%) ASP.NET
3 110 (24.77%) HTML
4 81 (18.24%) XML
5 79 (17.79%) CSS
6 66 (14.86%) Web Services
7 59 (13.29%) SOAP
8 58 (13.06%) WCF
9 55 (12.39%) WPF
10 54 (12.16%) HTML5
10 54 (12.16%) REST
11 53 (11.94%) Spring
12 50 (11.26%) Ajax
13 49 (11.04%) JSON
13 49 (11.04%) jQuery
14 48 (10.81%) JMS
15 47 (10.59%) Hibernate
16 44 (9.91%) J2EE
17 41 (9.23%) ASP.NET MVC
18 40 (9.01%) Silverlight
Miscellaneous
1 99 (22.30%) Computer Science
2 47 (10.59%) Enterprise Software
3 37 (8.33%) Analytical Skills
4 25 (5.63%) Mathematics
5 23 (5.18%) Mobile App
6 17 (3.83%) Physics
7 14 (3.15%) User Experience
8 12 (2.70%) Algorithms
9 9 (2.03%) Client/Server
9 9 (2.03%) N-Tier
10 8 (1.80%) Animation
11 6 (1.35%) Device Driver
12 5 (1.13%) Online Games
12 5 (1.13%) 3D Graphics
13 4 (0.90%) Cryptography
13 4 (0.90%) Replication
13 4 (0.90%) BBC
13 4 (0.90%) Embedded Systems
13 4 (0.90%) PKI
13 4 (0.90%) IPTV
Operating Systems
1 102 (22.97%) Linux
2 88 (19.82%) Windows
3 47 (10.59%) UNIX
4 16 (3.60%) Android
4 16 (3.60%) Apple iOS
5 8 (1.80%) CentOS
6 7 (1.58%) Windows XP
7 5 (1.13%) Mac OS X
7 5 (1.13%) Solaris
8 3 (0.68%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 2 (0.45%) Windows 8
9 2 (0.45%) Windows 7
9 2 (0.45%) Ubuntu
9 2 (0.45%) Windows Mobile
9 2 (0.45%) Nucleus RTOS
9 2 (0.45%) Embedded Linux
10 1 (0.23%) VxWorks
Processes & Methodologies
1 199 (44.82%) Agile Software Development
2 131 (29.50%) TDD
3 112 (25.23%) OO
4 108 (24.32%) Scrum
5 94 (21.17%) MVC
6 63 (14.19%) Unit Testing
7 60 (13.51%) OOP
8 49 (11.04%) SDLC
9 43 (9.68%) Project Management
10 40 (9.01%) OOD
10 40 (9.01%) Mentoring
11 37 (8.33%) E-Commerce
12 35 (7.88%) Web Development
13 34 (7.66%) Continuous Integration
14 32 (7.21%) Multithreading
15 30 (6.76%) BDD
16 29 (6.53%) UML
17 28 (6.31%) MVVM
18 26 (5.86%) Technical Architecture
19 25 (5.63%) Software Architecture
Programming Languages
1 221 (49.77%) C#
2 168 (37.84%) Java
3 153 (34.46%) SQL
4 128 (28.83%) C++
5 124 (27.93%) JavaScript
6 65 (14.64%) C
7 44 (9.91%) PHP
8 34 (7.66%) Python
9 30 (6.76%) T-SQL
10 28 (6.31%) VB.NET
11 22 (4.95%) Ruby
12 18 (4.05%) Scala
13 16 (3.60%) VB
14 12 (2.70%) Perl
15 10 (2.25%) PL/SQL
16 9 (2.03%) R
16 9 (2.03%) Objective-C
17 8 (1.80%) XAML
18 6 (1.35%) Shell Script
19 5 (1.13%) Embedded C
Qualifications
1 208 (46.85%) Degree
2 6 (1.35%) PMP
2 6 (1.35%) PMI Certification
3 4 (0.90%) MCSD
3 4 (0.90%) Microsoft Certification
3 4 (0.90%) Security Cleared
4 3 (0.68%) Oracle Certification
4 3 (0.68%) Sun Certification
5 2 (0.45%) Postgraduate
5 2 (0.45%) MCPD
6 1 (0.23%) SC Cleared
6 1 (0.23%) ISTQB
6 1 (0.23%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (2.70%) QA
2 1 (0.23%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 5 (1.13%) Docker
2 4 (0.90%) Firmware
3 3 (0.68%) Squid
3 3 (0.68%) Active Directory
4 2 (0.45%) Apache ZooKeeper
5 1 (0.23%) VMware Infrastructure
5 1 (0.23%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 9 (2.03%) Puppet
2 3 (0.68%) Vagrant
3 2 (0.45%) Opscode Chef
3 2 (0.45%) Kubernetes
4 1 (0.23%) MOM
Vendors
1 41 (9.23%) Microsoft
2 26 (5.86%) Oracle
3 8 (1.80%) Red Hat
4 6 (1.35%) Perforce
5 5 (1.13%) Zend
5 5 (1.13%) Business Objects
6 4 (0.90%) Wonderware
7 3 (0.68%) Facebook
7 3 (0.68%) Twitter
7 3 (0.68%) Xamarin
7 3 (0.68%) Telerik
7 3 (0.68%) Apple
7 3 (0.68%) Cisco
8 2 (0.45%) Symbian
8 2 (0.45%) Capita
9 1 (0.23%) Sitecore
9 1 (0.23%) Rackspace
9 1 (0.23%) Tableau
9 1 (0.23%) Teradata
9 1 (0.23%) Ab Initio
Manchester, Lancashire
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 11 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 30,000 - 35,000 + Excellent Bens
Posted: 14 hours ago
Altrincham, Cheshire
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £25000 - £32000 per annum + bens
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
Venturi
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
TEKsystems
Salary: £36000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Oldham, Lancashire
Searchability
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
The Bridge Ltd
Salary: Up to £55,000 per annum plus benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Greater Manchester
Verticality Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum, Benefits Plus exceptional Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Salford, Lancashire
Digitech Resourcing Ltd
Salary: Up to £65,000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Venturi
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Mortimer Spinks
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Oldham, Lancashire
Talent Spa
Salary: £30,000 - £35,000 plus bonus and benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Stockport, Cheshire
Saxon Recruitment Solutions
Salary: £24000 - £45000 per annum + + Bonus + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Ascent People Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Haybrook IT Resourcing Ltd
Salary: Up to £70,000 per annum + excellent benefits & equity
Posted: 6 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Erin Associates
Salary: £49000 - £50000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Curve IT Recruitment
Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum + Bonus/Share scheme
Posted: 6 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
The Bridge Ltd
Salary: Up to £55,000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Mobica Limited
Salary: £25,000 - £50,000 (Dependent on experience)
Posted: 7 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Mobica Limited
Salary: £20,000 - £25,000 Dependent on experience
Posted: 7 days ago