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 salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Software Engineering over the 3 months to 27 June 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
27 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Software Engineering
Rank 38 44 60
Rank change year-on-year
+6 +16
Permanent jobs citing Software Engineering 210 196 174
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 6.00% 5.93% 4.36%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 6.75% 6.70% 5.11%
Number of salaries quoted 163 167 154
Median salary £46,658 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+16.64% -
90% offered a salary of more than £30,500 £29,750 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £59,500 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+12.50% -
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
3109 2925 3402
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 88.85% 88.42% 85.31%
Number of salaries quoted 2660 2437 2770
Median salary £45,000 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+12.50% -
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £27,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £56,500 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £44,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+2.27% +3.52%

Software Engineering
Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

The demand trend of job ads across the Manchester region citing Software Engineering as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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 June 2016.

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 median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Software Engineering within the Manchester region over the 3 months to 27 June 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Stockport +3 9 £47,500 +37.68% 4
Oldham +4 8 £25,000 -
Cheadle +7 3 £47,500 - 2
Bolton +3 3 - -
Altrincham -3 2 £42,500 -
Bury - 2 £52,500 -
Salford -1 1 - -
Software Engineering
North West

Software Engineering
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 27 June 2016, IT jobs citing Software Engineering also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Manchester region with a requirement for Software Engineering.

1 268 (56.54%) Agile Software Development
2 217 (45.78%) C#
3 215 (45.36%) Java
4 203 (42.83%) .NET
5 198 (41.77%) OO
6 173 (36.50%) C++
7 146 (30.80%) SQL
8 135 (28.48%) ASP.NET
9 133 (28.06%) JavaScript
10 127 (26.79%) HTML
11 121 (25.53%) Degree
12 118 (24.89%) Scrum
13 116 (24.47%) Continuous Integration
14 114 (24.05%) MVC
15 106 (22.36%) SQL Server
15 106 (22.36%) CSS
16 90 (18.99%) Web Services
17 89 (18.78%) Windows
18 88 (18.57%) Multithreading
19 87 (18.35%) TDD
20 82 (17.30%) Git (software)
21 78 (16.46%) jQuery
21 78 (16.46%) Computer Science
22 77 (16.24%) Visual Studio
23 76 (16.03%) WPF
24 75 (15.82%) WCF
25 72 (15.19%) Unit Testing
26 71 (14.98%) SOA
27 70 (14.77%) J2EE
28 66 (13.92%) Microsoft

Software Engineering
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 16 (3.38%) Apache
2 13 (2.74%) nginx
2 13 (2.74%) Tomcat
3 11 (2.32%) OpenStack
3 11 (2.32%) WebLogic
4 8 (1.69%) JBoss
5 7 (1.48%) Confluence
6 6 (1.27%) Apache Spark
7 5 (1.05%) Mule
7 5 (1.05%) WebSphere
8 4 (0.84%) CMS
8 4 (0.84%) Elasticsearch
8 4 (0.84%) Sitecore CMS
8 4 (0.84%) Umbraco
9 3 (0.63%) Apache Solr
Applications
1 26 (5.49%) MS Excel
2 7 (1.48%) Adobe Illustrator
3 6 (1.27%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 5 (1.05%) Photoshop
5 3 (0.63%) 3ds Max
5 3 (0.63%) Adobe After Effects
5 3 (0.63%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 8 (1.69%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 52 (10.97%) Microsoft Azure
2 41 (8.65%) Amazon AWS
3 12 (2.53%) Cloud Computing
3 12 (2.53%) SaaS
4 11 (2.32%) PaaS
5 10 (2.11%) Amazon EC2
6 9 (1.90%) Amazon ElastiCache
6 9 (1.90%) GitHub
7 5 (1.05%) Amazon S3
7 5 (1.05%) Google Cloud Platform
8 3 (0.63%) iTunes
9 1 (0.21%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
Communications & Networking
1 41 (8.65%) Internet
2 32 (6.75%) HTTP
3 8 (1.69%) SSL
4 5 (1.05%) TCP/IP
5 2 (0.42%) Bluetooth
6 1 (0.21%) HTTPS
6 1 (0.21%) Wi-Fi
6 1 (0.21%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 106 (22.36%) SQL Server
2 41 (8.65%) NoSQL
3 30 (6.33%) MySQL
4 17 (3.59%) Big Data
5 14 (2.95%) Azure SQL Database
6 13 (2.74%) MongoDB
7 12 (2.53%) Apache Cassandra
8 10 (2.11%) Data Warehouse
9 9 (1.90%) Hadoop
9 9 (1.90%) Redis
10 8 (1.69%) GIS
11 7 (1.48%) Neo4j
11 7 (1.48%) Relational Database
12 6 (1.27%) Couchbase
12 6 (1.27%) PostgreSQL
13 5 (1.05%) Hazelcast
14 4 (0.84%) SQL Server 2014
15 3 (0.63%) SQL Server 2008
16 2 (0.42%) SQLite
17 1 (0.21%) MariaDB
Development Applications
1 82 (17.30%) Git (software)
2 77 (16.24%) Visual Studio
3 56 (11.81%) NUnit
4 54 (11.39%) JUnit
5 43 (9.07%) Team Foundation Server
6 36 (7.59%) Jenkins
7 26 (5.49%) MSTest
8 22 (4.64%) Maven
9 18 (3.80%) Selenium
10 16 (3.38%) Subversion
11 11 (2.32%) Moq
12 10 (2.11%) Cucumber
12 10 (2.11%) Vagrant
13 9 (1.90%) Jasmine
14 8 (1.69%) JIRA
15 7 (1.48%) Ranorex
15 7 (1.48%) RSpec
15 7 (1.48%) SoapUI
16 6 (1.27%) Atlassian Bamboo
16 6 (1.27%) JMeter
General
1 61 (12.87%) Finance
2 44 (9.28%) Games
3 29 (6.12%) Electronics
4 19 (4.01%) Pharmaceutical
5 15 (3.16%) Telecoms
6 13 (2.74%) Retail
7 11 (2.32%) Manufacturing
8 9 (1.90%) Marketing
9 7 (1.48%) Local Government
10 5 (1.05%) iGaming
10 5 (1.05%) Law
11 3 (0.63%) Aerospace
11 3 (0.63%) Back Office
12 2 (0.42%) Banking
12 2 (0.42%) Music Industry
Job Titles
1 209 (44.09%) Developer
2 205 (43.25%) Software Engineer
3 83 (17.51%) Java Developer
4 68 (14.35%) Software Developer
5 65 (13.71%) .NET Software Engineer
6 64 (13.50%) C# Software Engineer
7 55 (11.60%) Senior Developer
8 52 (10.97%) C++ Software Engineer
9 50 (10.55%) Senior Software Engineer
10 49 (10.34%) C# Developer
11 48 (10.13%) .NET Developer
12 37 (7.81%) C# .NET Developer
13 30 (6.33%) C# Software Developer
13 30 (6.33%) Graduate
14 29 (6.12%) Developer/Software Engineer
15 28 (5.91%) .NET Software Developer
16 26 (5.49%) ASP.NET Developer
16 26 (5.49%) Senior Java Developer
17 25 (5.27%) C# ASP.NET Developer
18 22 (4.64%) C++ Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 203 (42.83%) .NET
2 135 (28.48%) ASP.NET
3 127 (26.79%) HTML
4 106 (22.36%) CSS
5 90 (18.99%) Web Services
6 78 (16.46%) jQuery
7 76 (16.03%) WPF
8 75 (15.82%) WCF
9 70 (14.77%) J2EE
10 65 (13.71%) XML
11 58 (12.24%) AngularJS
12 53 (11.18%) ASP.NET MVC
13 48 (10.13%) RESTful
13 48 (10.13%) Spring
14 46 (9.70%) HTML5
14 46 (9.70%) LINQ
14 46 (9.70%) REST
15 45 (9.49%) SOAP
16 42 (8.86%) .NET Framework
17 40 (8.44%) Node.js
Miscellaneous
1 78 (16.46%) Computer Science
2 40 (8.44%) N-Tier
3 39 (8.23%) Analytical Skills
4 32 (6.75%) User Experience
5 26 (5.49%) Mathematics
6 21 (4.43%) Enterprise Software
6 21 (4.43%) iPad
7 20 (4.22%) Algorithms
7 20 (4.22%) Physics
8 11 (2.32%) Data Centre
8 11 (2.32%) Mobile App
9 9 (1.90%) 3D Graphics
9 9 (1.90%) Client/Server
10 8 (1.69%) LIMS
11 7 (1.48%) Animation
11 7 (1.48%) Economics
11 7 (1.48%) Psychology
12 6 (1.27%) Device Driver
12 6 (1.27%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
12 6 (1.27%) Graphic Design
Operating Systems
1 89 (18.78%) Windows
2 39 (8.23%) Linux
3 28 (5.91%) Unix
4 19 (4.01%) Windows XP
5 13 (2.74%) Android
6 10 (2.11%) Apple iOS
7 7 (1.48%) Mac OS X
8 5 (1.05%) CoreOS
9 3 (0.63%) Windows 8
10 2 (0.42%) Windows Server 2012
11 1 (0.21%) Embedded Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 268 (56.54%) Agile Software Development
2 198 (41.77%) OO
3 118 (24.89%) Scrum
4 116 (24.47%) Continuous Integration
5 114 (24.05%) MVC
6 88 (18.57%) Multithreading
7 87 (18.35%) TDD
8 72 (15.19%) Unit Testing
9 71 (14.98%) SOA
10 61 (12.87%) Mentoring
11 51 (10.76%) OOD
12 47 (9.92%) Open Source
13 46 (9.70%) UML
14 38 (8.02%) Machine Learning
14 38 (8.02%) Web Development
15 36 (7.59%) DevOps
15 36 (7.59%) E-Commerce
15 36 (7.59%) MVVM
16 34 (7.17%) BDD
17 32 (6.75%) DSDM
Programming Languages
1 217 (45.78%) C#
2 215 (45.36%) Java
3 173 (36.50%) C++
4 146 (30.80%) SQL
5 133 (28.06%) JavaScript
6 62 (13.08%) C
7 33 (6.96%) Python
8 31 (6.54%) T-SQL
9 30 (6.33%) PL/SQL
10 26 (5.49%) PHP
10 26 (5.49%) Ruby
11 25 (5.27%) Scala
12 20 (4.22%) TypeScript
13 13 (2.74%) Objective-C
13 13 (2.74%) VB.NET
14 11 (2.32%) ABAP
15 10 (2.11%) Perl
16 9 (1.90%) Embedded C
16 9 (1.90%) Go
17 8 (1.69%) VC++
Qualifications
1 121 (25.53%) Degree
2 5 (1.05%) PhD
2 5 (1.05%) Security Cleared
3 3 (0.63%) PMI Certification
4 2 (0.42%) ISEB
5 1 (0.21%) DV Cleared
5 1 (0.21%) ISTQB
5 1 (0.21%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 22 (4.64%) QA
2 2 (0.42%) SDET
3 1 (0.21%) JTAG
System Software
1 12 (2.53%) Docker
2 4 (0.84%) Firmware
3 3 (0.63%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (0.21%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 21 (4.43%) Puppet
2 7 (1.48%) Grafana
2 7 (1.48%) Graphite
2 7 (1.48%) Packer
2 7 (1.48%) Terraform
2 7 (1.48%) Uchiwa
3 6 (1.27%) Ansible
3 6 (1.27%) Kubernetes
3 6 (1.27%) Opscode Chef
4 5 (1.05%) HAProxy
5 2 (0.42%) Wonderware InTouch
6 1 (0.21%) HP Quality Center
6 1 (0.21%) Mesos
Vendors
1 66 (13.92%) Microsoft
2 47 (9.92%) Oracle
3 19 (4.01%) SAP
4 16 (3.38%) Atlassian
5 12 (2.53%) Google
5 12 (2.53%) WSO2
6 11 (2.32%) BEA
6 11 (2.32%) IBM
7 10 (2.11%) Adobe
8 7 (1.48%) MuleSoft
8 7 (1.48%) VMware
9 6 (1.27%) Twitter
10 5 (1.05%) webMethods
11 4 (0.84%) Sitecore
11 4 (0.84%) Xamarin
12 3 (0.63%) Autodesk
12 3 (0.63%) Perforce
13 2 (0.42%) Sun
13 2 (0.42%) Wonderware
13 2 (0.42%) Zend
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