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 1 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
1 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Software Engineering
Rank 58 51 30
Rank change year-on-year
-7 -21
Permanent jobs citing Software Engineering 171 169 293
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 4.15% 4.34% 7.78%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 5.05% 5.61% 9.63%
Number of salaries quoted 135 152 236
Average salary £40,000 £32,500 £34,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+23.07% -5.79%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £26,000 £25,500
10% offered a salary of more than £51,600 £47,000 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £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
3389 3013 3043
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 82.26% 77.38% 80.82%
Number of salaries quoted 2727 2595 2658
Average salary £40,000 £38,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £27,000 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.65% +2.50%

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 1 September 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 1 September 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 +3 14 £38,000 +16.92% 3
Cheadle +6 12 £35,000 +22.80% 1
Altrincham +1 8 £32,750 -3.67% 1
Wigan - 6 - - 1
Rochdale - 5 £48,000 -
Stockport -9 4 £41,250 +15.38% 1
Sale +5 2 £38,750 +3.33% 1
Bolton +3 2 £27,250 -27.33%
Oldham - 2 £35,000 -
Bury - 1 £27,500 -
Software Engineering
North West

Software Engineering
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 1 September 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.

1 163 (45.92%) .NET
2 148 (41.69%) C#
3 115 (32.39%) SQL Server
4 112 (31.55%) Java
5 111 (31.27%) Windows
6 100 (28.17%) Linux
7 87 (24.51%) ASP.NET
8 79 (22.25%) SQL
8 79 (22.25%) OO
9 70 (19.72%) JavaScript
10 69 (19.44%) Agile Software Development
10 69 (19.44%) Computer Science
11 67 (18.87%) C++
12 66 (18.59%) Degree
13 55 (15.49%) WCF
13 55 (15.49%) XML
14 54 (15.21%) Scrum
15 51 (14.37%) HTML
16 50 (14.08%) Android
17 49 (13.80%) Web Services
17 49 (13.80%) Spring
18 43 (12.11%) Project Management
19 42 (11.83%) MVC
20 41 (11.55%) TDD
20 41 (11.55%) Ruby
20 41 (11.55%) .NET Framework
21 38 (10.70%) VB.NET
22 37 (10.42%) Python
23 35 (9.86%) C
23 35 (9.86%) Microsoft

Software Engineering
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 1 September 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 28 (7.89%) Tomcat
2 24 (6.76%) WebSphere
2 24 (6.76%) Apache
3 12 (3.38%) SharePoint
4 10 (2.82%) SharePoint 2013
4 10 (2.82%) SharePoint 2010
5 5 (1.41%) Node.js
6 3 (0.85%) IIS
7 2 (0.56%) IBM Notes
7 2 (0.56%) Lotus Domino
7 2 (0.56%) MS Exchange
7 2 (0.56%) GroupWise
7 2 (0.56%) Zimbra
7 2 (0.56%) Liferay
7 2 (0.56%) Elasticsearch
7 2 (0.56%) ArchestrA
8 1 (0.28%) Confluence
8 1 (0.28%) Adobe CQ
8 1 (0.28%) FileNet
8 1 (0.28%) CMS
Applications
1 15 (4.23%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.28%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 6 (1.69%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.28%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 16 (4.51%) SaaS
2 14 (3.94%) Amazon AWS
3 13 (3.66%) Amazon EC2
4 7 (1.97%) Microsoft Azure
5 1 (0.28%) Amazon S3
5 1 (0.28%) Amazon SQS
5 1 (0.28%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 31 (8.73%) HTTP
2 20 (5.63%) Internet
3 12 (3.38%) Firewall
3 12 (3.38%) SMTP
3 12 (3.38%) DNS
4 1 (0.28%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 115 (32.39%) SQL Server
2 19 (5.35%) SQL Server 2008
2 19 (5.35%) Hazelcast
3 17 (4.79%) PostgreSQL
4 14 (3.94%) SQL Server 2005
4 14 (3.94%) Relational Database
5 8 (2.25%) MySQL
6 6 (1.69%) Big Data
7 5 (1.41%) OLTP
7 5 (1.41%) RDBMS
8 4 (1.13%) SQL Server 2012
9 3 (0.85%) MongoDB
10 2 (0.56%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 1 (0.28%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 1 (0.28%) Oracle Database 10g
11 1 (0.28%) Apache Cassandra
11 1 (0.28%) NoSQL
11 1 (0.28%) Redis
11 1 (0.28%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 29 (8.17%) Maven
2 21 (5.92%) Visual Studio
3 20 (5.63%) Git (software)
4 14 (3.94%) JUnit
5 12 (3.38%) Eclipse
5 12 (3.38%) JMeter
5 12 (3.38%) Subversion
5 12 (3.38%) Jenkins
6 8 (2.25%) Selenium
7 5 (1.41%) Gradle
8 4 (1.13%) Grunt
8 4 (1.13%) Team Foundation Server
8 4 (1.13%) Gerrit
8 4 (1.13%) Xcode
9 3 (0.85%) NUnit
9 3 (0.85%) Ant
9 3 (0.85%) SCons
9 3 (0.85%) Hudson
10 2 (0.56%) FxCop
10 2 (0.56%) StyleCop
General
1 27 (7.61%) Games
2 14 (3.94%) Retail
3 11 (3.10%) Finance
4 9 (2.54%) Legal
4 9 (2.54%) Marketing
5 7 (1.97%) Manufacturing
6 3 (0.85%) Pharmaceutical
6 3 (0.85%) Electronics
7 2 (0.56%) Financial Institution
7 2 (0.56%) Military
7 2 (0.56%) Banking
8 1 (0.28%) Multimedia
8 1 (0.28%) Billing
8 1 (0.28%) Back Office
8 1 (0.28%) Telecoms
8 1 (0.28%) Advertising
8 1 (0.28%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 222 (62.54%) Developer
2 139 (39.15%) Software Engineer
3 78 (21.97%) Software Developer
4 73 (20.56%) .NET Developer
5 66 (18.59%) C# Developer
6 54 (15.21%) C# .NET Developer
7 53 (14.93%) Java Developer
8 50 (14.08%) Senior Developer
9 41 (11.55%) C# ASP.NET Developer
10 29 (8.17%) C# Software Developer
11 28 (7.89%) .NET Software Engineer
12 24 (6.76%) .NET Software Developer
13 23 (6.48%) Web Developer
14 22 (6.20%) C# Software Engineer
15 18 (5.07%) Java Software Engineer
15 18 (5.07%) ASP.NET Developer
15 18 (5.07%) Senior Java Developer
16 17 (4.79%) Senior Software Developer
17 15 (4.23%) Senior C# Developer
18 13 (3.66%) C++ Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 163 (45.92%) .NET
2 87 (24.51%) ASP.NET
3 55 (15.49%) XML
3 55 (15.49%) WCF
4 51 (14.37%) HTML
5 49 (13.80%) Web Services
5 49 (13.80%) Spring
6 41 (11.55%) .NET Framework
7 32 (9.01%) Servlets
7 32 (9.01%) CSS
8 31 (8.73%) JMS
9 30 (8.45%) HTML5
10 28 (7.89%) J2EE
11 27 (7.61%) jQuery
12 26 (7.32%) LINQ
12 26 (7.32%) Grails
12 26 (7.32%) Ruby on Rails
12 26 (7.32%) J2SE
12 26 (7.32%) XSLT
13 24 (6.76%) DOM
Miscellaneous
1 69 (19.44%) Computer Science
2 22 (6.20%) Mobile App
2 22 (6.20%) 3D Graphics
3 20 (5.63%) Enterprise Software
4 16 (4.51%) Animation
5 14 (3.94%) Mathematics
6 9 (2.54%) Physics
7 8 (2.25%) iPhone
8 7 (1.97%) iPad
9 6 (1.69%) Open Source
10 5 (1.41%) Online Games
11 4 (1.13%) Neural Network
11 4 (1.13%) N-Tier
12 3 (0.85%) Management Information System
12 3 (0.85%) Social Media
13 2 (0.56%) Client/Server
13 2 (0.56%) Embedded Systems
13 2 (0.56%) Streaming Media
13 2 (0.56%) PDA
14 1 (0.28%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 111 (31.27%) Windows
2 100 (28.17%) Linux
3 50 (14.08%) Android
4 26 (7.32%) Mac OS X
4 26 (7.32%) Apple iOS
5 25 (7.04%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 16 (4.51%) UNIX
7 4 (1.13%) Windows Server 2012
8 3 (0.85%) Windows 7
9 2 (0.56%) Windows CE
9 2 (0.56%) Windows Server 2003
9 2 (0.56%) Windows Server 2008
10 1 (0.28%) CentOS
10 1 (0.28%) AIX
10 1 (0.28%) Fedora
10 1 (0.28%) Ubuntu
10 1 (0.28%) Embedded Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 79 (22.25%) OO
2 69 (19.44%) Agile Software Development
3 54 (15.21%) Scrum
4 43 (12.11%) Project Management
5 42 (11.83%) MVC
6 41 (11.55%) TDD
7 34 (9.58%) OOP
8 31 (8.73%) Continuous Integration
9 28 (7.89%) OOD
10 27 (7.61%) Unit Testing
11 23 (6.48%) Requirements Analysis
12 22 (6.20%) Automated Testing
13 18 (5.07%) Time Management
13 18 (5.07%) SOA
13 18 (5.07%) Configuration Management
14 17 (4.79%) E-Commerce
15 15 (4.23%) Change Control
16 14 (3.94%) Pair Programming
16 14 (3.94%) Logistics
16 14 (3.94%) Web Application Development
Programming Languages
1 148 (41.69%) C#
2 112 (31.55%) Java
3 79 (22.25%) SQL
4 70 (19.72%) JavaScript
5 67 (18.87%) C++
6 41 (11.55%) Ruby
7 38 (10.70%) VB.NET
8 37 (10.42%) Python
9 35 (9.86%) C
10 32 (9.01%) PHP
11 26 (7.32%) Perl
12 24 (6.76%) XPath
13 13 (3.66%) Objective-C
14 6 (1.69%) Lua
14 6 (1.69%) Scala
15 3 (0.85%) Groovy
16 2 (0.56%) Shell Script
16 2 (0.56%) PowerHouse
16 2 (0.56%) Ada
16 2 (0.56%) ActionScript
Qualifications
1 66 (18.59%) Degree
2 4 (1.13%) Microsoft Certification
3 2 (0.56%) OCPJP
4 1 (0.28%) MCTS
4 1 (0.28%) ISTQB
4 1 (0.28%) MCPD
4 1 (0.28%) SC Cleared
4 1 (0.28%) Security Cleared
4 1 (0.28%) MCP
4 1 (0.28%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (3.38%) QA
2 5 (1.41%) ISO 9001
3 1 (0.28%) SLA
3 1 (0.28%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 3 (0.85%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (0.56%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 2 (0.56%) Hyperic
2 1 (0.28%) logstash
2 1 (0.28%) YUM
2 1 (0.28%) Puppet
2 1 (0.28%) Vagrant
Vendors
1 35 (9.86%) Microsoft
2 25 (7.04%) Red Hat
3 17 (4.79%) Oracle
4 12 (3.38%) Wonderware
5 7 (1.97%) Apple
6 6 (1.69%) VMware
7 4 (1.13%) JBoss
7 4 (1.13%) Facebook
7 4 (1.13%) Perforce
8 3 (0.85%) Xamarin
9 2 (0.56%) Novell
9 2 (0.56%) Lotus
9 2 (0.56%) Google
10 1 (0.28%) Sony
10 1 (0.28%) EPiServer
10 1 (0.28%) Sitecore
10 1 (0.28%) Splunk
10 1 (0.28%) Appcelerator
10 1 (0.28%) Adobe
10 1 (0.28%) IBM
Altrincham, Cheshire
360 Resourcing Solutions
Salary: £50k - 60k per year + Superb Benefits
Posted: 11 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Saxon Recruitment Solutions
Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum + + Bonus + Share options
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
AMsource Technology
Salary: From £30,000 to £50,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
AMsource Technology
Salary: From £30,000 to £50,000 per annum + Excellent benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Capital Group
Posted: 3 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Greater Manchester
Intapeople
Salary: £25000 to £35000 per annum - excellent company benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Greater Manchester
Intapeople
Salary: £30000 to £45000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Greater Manchester
Intapeople
Salary: £20000 to £35000 per annum - excellent company benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Greater Manchester
EasyWebRecruitment.com
Salary: £40,000 - £55,000+ PA depending on experience
Posted: 4 days ago
Cheadle, Cheshire
Experis Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + bonus + benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Greater Manchester
EasyWebRecruitment.com
Salary: £18,000 - £55,000
Posted: 4 days ago
Greater Manchester
EasyWebRecruitment.com
Salary: £18,000 - £25,000+ per annum depending on experien
Posted: 4 days ago
Wigan, Lancashire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £18000 - £20000 per annum + bens
Posted: 5 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £50000 - £62000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Technology Sourcing Limited
Salary: From £35,000 to £45,000 per annum + BONUS AND BENEFITS
Posted: 5 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
People Source Consulting
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Sale, Cheshire
GE Capital
Salary: Unspecified Competitive + excellent benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Digitech Resourcing Ltd
Salary: From £25,000 to £45,000 per annum Great Benefits and Career Progressio
Posted: 6 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Staffline Group PLC
Salary: From £25,000 to £45,000 per annum
Posted: 11 days ago