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

Location
3 months to
31 Mar 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 242 198 364
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 6.34% 4.91% 8.92%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 7.70% 5.86% 11.21%
Number of salaries quoted 205 163 320
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +23.07%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,000 £31,300 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £51,500 £49,000 £44,000
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
3143 3379 3246
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 82.39% 83.80% 79.50%
Number of salaries quoted 2613 2805 2777
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +8.10%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £26,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £52,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £43,507 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.36% +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 31 March 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 31 March 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 +26 17 £34,500 -16.36% 1
Bolton +12 14 £49,000 +28.94%
Wigan - 14 £33,500 -
Altrincham -8 13 £42,500 - 1
Salford +4 8 £57,500 +13.86%
Oldham +12 4 - - 1
Software Engineering
North West

Software Engineering
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 31 March 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.

1 238 (54.09%) C#
2 227 (51.59%) .NET
3 197 (44.77%) Agile Software Development
4 196 (44.55%) Degree
5 163 (37.05%) ASP.NET
6 156 (35.45%) SQL Server
7 150 (34.09%) SQL
8 144 (32.73%) Java
9 117 (26.59%) HTML
10 115 (26.14%) Windows
11 110 (25.00%) JavaScript
12 106 (24.09%) Scrum
13 102 (23.18%) TDD
14 101 (22.95%) OO
15 100 (22.73%) C++
16 88 (20.00%) Linux
17 87 (19.77%) Computer Science
18 84 (19.09%) MVC
19 80 (18.18%) Web Services
19 80 (18.18%) XML
20 76 (17.27%) CSS
21 63 (14.32%) Project Management
22 60 (13.64%) SOAP
22 60 (13.64%) Ajax
23 57 (12.95%) WCF
24 56 (12.73%) Unit Testing
24 56 (12.73%) HTML5
25 55 (12.50%) WPF
25 55 (12.50%) OOP
26 52 (11.82%) VB.NET

Software Engineering
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 31 March 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 12 (2.73%) Apache
2 10 (2.27%) Tomcat
2 10 (2.27%) SharePoint
3 8 (1.82%) JBoss
4 6 (1.36%) IIS
5 4 (0.91%) nginx
5 4 (0.91%) Node.js
6 3 (0.68%) Facebook Platform
7 2 (0.45%) WebLogic
7 2 (0.45%) WordPress
7 2 (0.45%) CMS
7 2 (0.45%) WebSphere
7 2 (0.45%) Elasticsearch
8 1 (0.23%) Apache Spark
8 1 (0.23%) GlassFish
8 1 (0.23%) Umbraco
8 1 (0.23%) SAS
8 1 (0.23%) OpenEdge
8 1 (0.23%) BizTalk Server
8 1 (0.23%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 13 (2.95%) MS Excel
2 4 (0.91%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 3 (0.68%) Magento
2 2 (0.45%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.23%) Dynamics AX
3 1 (0.23%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 16 (3.64%) Microsoft Azure
2 10 (2.27%) Amazon AWS
3 4 (0.91%) Amazon EC2
3 4 (0.91%) Amazon S3
3 4 (0.91%) Amazon SQS
4 2 (0.45%) Cloud Computing
5 1 (0.23%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 10 (2.27%) HTTP
2 8 (1.82%) TCP/IP
2 8 (1.82%) Internet
2 8 (1.82%) Network Security
3 6 (1.36%) HTTPS
4 5 (1.14%) VPN
5 3 (0.68%) IPsec
6 2 (0.45%) VoIP
6 2 (0.45%) Firewall
7 1 (0.23%) Intranet
7 1 (0.23%) WAN
7 1 (0.23%) ZigBee
7 1 (0.23%) LAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 156 (35.45%) SQL Server
2 42 (9.55%) Relational Database
3 34 (7.73%) SQL Server 2008
4 31 (7.05%) MySQL
5 22 (5.00%) RDBMS
6 9 (2.05%) PostgreSQL
6 9 (2.05%) Big Data
7 8 (1.82%) NoSQL
8 5 (1.14%) Data Warehouse
9 4 (0.91%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 4 (0.91%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 4 (0.91%) SQL Server 2012
9 4 (0.91%) Amazon Redshift
10 3 (0.68%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 3 (0.68%) Hadoop
10 3 (0.68%) OLTP
11 2 (0.45%) Data Mining
11 2 (0.45%) Text Mining
12 1 (0.23%) SQLPlus
12 1 (0.23%) Apache Hive
Development Applications
1 31 (7.05%) JUnit
1 31 (7.05%) NUnit
1 31 (7.05%) Maven
2 18 (4.09%) MSTest
2 18 (4.09%) Subversion
3 17 (3.86%) Eclipse
4 16 (3.64%) Moq
5 15 (3.41%) JIRA
6 13 (2.95%) Visual Studio
7 11 (2.50%) Git (software)
8 9 (2.05%) Redmine
9 8 (1.82%) TeamCity
10 7 (1.59%) Team Foundation Server
10 7 (1.59%) Selenium
11 6 (1.36%) Jenkins
12 5 (1.14%) CruiseControl
13 4 (0.91%) PVCS
14 3 (0.68%) Ant
14 3 (0.68%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
14 3 (0.68%) Gradle
General
1 26 (5.91%) Retail
2 24 (5.45%) Finance
3 13 (2.95%) Electronics
4 12 (2.73%) Telecoms
4 12 (2.73%) Publishing
4 12 (2.73%) Games
5 10 (2.27%) Law
6 8 (1.82%) Marketing
7 6 (1.36%) Manufacturing
8 5 (1.14%) Banking
9 4 (0.91%) Pharmaceutical
10 3 (0.68%) iGaming
11 2 (0.45%) Multimedia
12 1 (0.23%) Arabic Language
12 1 (0.23%) French Language
12 1 (0.23%) German Language
12 1 (0.23%) Legal
Job Titles
1 236 (53.64%) Developer
2 146 (33.18%) Software Engineer
3 92 (20.91%) C# Developer
4 74 (16.82%) .NET Developer
5 72 (16.36%) Software Developer
6 50 (11.36%) Senior Developer
7 47 (10.68%) Java Developer
8 44 (10.00%) C# .NET Developer
9 41 (9.32%) C# ASP.NET Developer
10 32 (7.27%) C# Software Developer
11 29 (6.59%) .NET Software Developer
12 22 (5.00%) Senior Java Developer
13 21 (4.77%) Senior Software Engineer
14 19 (4.32%) Project Manager
15 18 (4.09%) Development Manager
15 18 (4.09%) Senior Software Developer
16 17 (3.86%) Java Software Developer
17 16 (3.64%) Senior Java Software Developer
17 16 (3.64%) Team Leader
18 15 (3.41%) Software Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 227 (51.59%) .NET
2 163 (37.05%) ASP.NET
3 117 (26.59%) HTML
4 80 (18.18%) Web Services
4 80 (18.18%) XML
5 76 (17.27%) CSS
6 60 (13.64%) SOAP
6 60 (13.64%) Ajax
7 57 (12.95%) WCF
8 56 (12.73%) HTML5
9 55 (12.50%) WPF
10 46 (10.45%) Silverlight
10 46 (10.45%) Spring
10 46 (10.45%) J2EE
11 43 (9.77%) JMS
12 42 (9.55%) REST
13 40 (9.09%) ASP.NET MVC
14 38 (8.64%) jQuery
15 37 (8.41%) Hibernate
16 36 (8.18%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 87 (19.77%) Computer Science
2 33 (7.50%) Enterprise Software
3 31 (7.05%) Analytical Skills
4 23 (5.23%) Mathematics
5 15 (3.41%) Physics
5 15 (3.41%) Algorithms
6 11 (2.50%) User Experience
7 8 (1.82%) Client/Server
8 7 (1.59%) Animation
8 7 (1.59%) Online Games
9 6 (1.36%) Mobile App
9 6 (1.36%) 3D Graphics
10 5 (1.14%) N-Tier
10 5 (1.14%) NHS
10 5 (1.14%) Informatics
11 4 (0.91%) Device Driver
11 4 (0.91%) Statistics
11 4 (0.91%) Embedded Systems
12 3 (0.68%) Open Source
12 3 (0.68%) Cryptography
Operating Systems
1 115 (26.14%) Windows
2 88 (20.00%) Linux
3 44 (10.00%) UNIX
4 7 (1.59%) Windows XP
4 7 (1.59%) Mac OS X
5 6 (1.36%) Apple iOS
6 5 (1.14%) CentOS
6 5 (1.14%) Solaris
7 3 (0.68%) Embedded Linux
8 2 (0.45%) Android
8 2 (0.45%) VxWorks
8 2 (0.45%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 197 (44.77%) Agile Software Development
2 106 (24.09%) Scrum
3 102 (23.18%) TDD
4 101 (22.95%) OO
5 84 (19.09%) MVC
6 63 (14.32%) Project Management
7 56 (12.73%) Unit Testing
8 55 (12.50%) OOP
9 45 (10.23%) Web Development
10 38 (8.64%) Mentoring
11 35 (7.95%) E-Commerce
12 33 (7.50%) OOD
12 33 (7.50%) Technical Architecture
13 31 (7.05%) Requirements Analysis
14 30 (6.82%) BDD
15 29 (6.59%) Continuous Integration
16 27 (6.14%) UML
17 21 (4.77%) Multithreading
18 20 (4.55%) MVVM
19 19 (4.32%) Logistics
Programming Languages
1 238 (54.09%) C#
2 150 (34.09%) SQL
3 144 (32.73%) Java
4 110 (25.00%) JavaScript
5 100 (22.73%) C++
6 52 (11.82%) VB.NET
7 46 (10.45%) C
8 35 (7.95%) Python
9 32 (7.27%) PHP
10 23 (5.23%) T-SQL
11 21 (4.77%) Ruby
12 19 (4.32%) VB
13 13 (2.95%) Scala
14 8 (1.82%) Embedded C
14 8 (1.82%) Perl
15 7 (1.59%) R
15 7 (1.59%) XAML
16 6 (1.36%) Shell Script
16 6 (1.36%) PL/SQL
16 6 (1.36%) Embedded C++
Qualifications
1 196 (44.55%) Degree
2 6 (1.36%) PMP
2 6 (1.36%) PMI Certification
3 4 (0.91%) Security Cleared
4 3 (0.68%) Oracle Certification
4 3 (0.68%) Sun Certification
4 3 (0.68%) ISEB
5 2 (0.45%) Postgraduate
5 2 (0.45%) PhD
5 2 (0.45%) DV Cleared
6 1 (0.23%) MCSD
6 1 (0.23%) SC Cleared
6 1 (0.23%) Microsoft Certification
6 1 (0.23%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (1.59%) QA
2 2 (0.45%) SLA
3 1 (0.23%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 5 (1.14%) Firmware
2 3 (0.68%) Squid
2 3 (0.68%) Active Directory
3 2 (0.45%) Apache ZooKeeper
3 2 (0.45%) Docker
4 1 (0.23%) HDFS
4 1 (0.23%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (0.45%) Puppet
1 2 (0.45%) Opscode Chef
1 2 (0.45%) Hyperic
1 2 (0.45%) Kubernetes
2 1 (0.23%) MOM
Vendors
1 51 (11.59%) Microsoft
2 34 (7.73%) Oracle
3 7 (1.59%) Red Hat
4 5 (1.14%) Perforce
4 5 (1.14%) Wonderware
4 5 (1.14%) Telerik
5 3 (0.68%) Facebook
5 3 (0.68%) Twitter
5 3 (0.68%) Xamarin
5 3 (0.68%) Apple
5 3 (0.68%) Business Objects
6 2 (0.45%) Zend
6 2 (0.45%) Cisco
7 1 (0.23%) Rackspace
7 1 (0.23%) Capita
7 1 (0.23%) Sitecore
7 1 (0.23%) Tableau
7 1 (0.23%) Ab Initio
7 1 (0.23%) VMware
7 1 (0.23%) Teradata
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