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

Location
3 months to
16 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Software Engineering
Rank 54 52 35
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -17
Permanent jobs citing Software Engineering 179 162 284
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 4.44% 4.28% 7.42%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 5.24% 5.46% 9.14%
Number of salaries quoted 138 147 233
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 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,100 £45,800 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.33%
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
3414 2967 3107
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 84.69% 78.33% 81.12%
Number of salaries quoted 2770 2539 2717
Average salary £40,000 £39,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.56% +4.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £27,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.40% +3.75%

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 16 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 16 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
Cheadle 0 14 £32,500 +14.03%
Salford +4 13 £38,000 -7.87% 1
Altrincham +3 9 £33,000 -2.94% 1
Rochdale - 9 £48,000 -
Wigan - 7 - - 1
Bolton +8 2 £27,250 -27.33%
Sale +3 2 £38,750 +3.33% 1
Bury -9 2 £27,500 -26.66% 3
Oldham - 2 £35,000 -
Stockport -8 1 £60,000 +140.00% 3
Software Engineering
North West

Software Engineering
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 16 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.

1 162 (45.51%) .NET
2 150 (42.13%) C#
3 130 (36.52%) Agile Software Development
4 123 (34.55%) Java
5 120 (33.71%) SQL Server
6 112 (31.46%) Windows
7 101 (28.37%) Linux
8 91 (25.56%) ASP.NET
9 82 (23.03%) SQL
10 75 (21.07%) OO
11 74 (20.79%) Degree
12 72 (20.22%) Computer Science
13 65 (18.26%) JavaScript
14 62 (17.42%) C++
15 61 (17.13%) Scrum
16 55 (15.45%) XML
17 52 (14.61%) Web Services
17 52 (14.61%) HTML
18 51 (14.33%) WCF
19 49 (13.76%) Spring
19 49 (13.76%) Android
20 42 (11.80%) Project Management
21 39 (10.96%) Ruby
21 39 (10.96%) .NET Framework
22 38 (10.67%) MVC
22 38 (10.67%) Servlets
23 36 (10.11%) VB.NET
23 36 (10.11%) TDD
24 33 (9.27%) PHP
25 32 (8.99%) OOP

Software Engineering
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 16 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 (7.87%) Tomcat
2 27 (7.58%) Apache
3 24 (6.74%) WebSphere
4 10 (2.81%) SharePoint
5 8 (2.25%) SharePoint 2010
5 8 (2.25%) SharePoint 2013
6 6 (1.69%) IIS
7 3 (0.84%) Elasticsearch
7 3 (0.84%) Node.js
8 2 (0.56%) Zimbra
8 2 (0.56%) Liferay
8 2 (0.56%) ArchestrA
8 2 (0.56%) GroupWise
8 2 (0.56%) IBM Notes
8 2 (0.56%) Lotus Domino
8 2 (0.56%) MS Exchange
9 1 (0.28%) CMS
9 1 (0.28%) FileNet
9 1 (0.28%) LiveCycle
9 1 (0.28%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 13 (3.65%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.28%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 9 (2.53%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.28%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (0.28%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 17 (4.78%) SaaS
2 14 (3.93%) Amazon AWS
3 13 (3.65%) Amazon EC2
4 7 (1.97%) Microsoft Azure
5 1 (0.28%) Google Apps
5 1 (0.28%) Amazon SQS
5 1 (0.28%) Amazon S3
Communications & Networking
1 30 (8.43%) HTTP
2 20 (5.62%) Internet
3 12 (3.37%) Firewall
3 12 (3.37%) DNS
3 12 (3.37%) SMTP
4 1 (0.28%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 120 (33.71%) SQL Server
2 19 (5.34%) Hazelcast
3 18 (5.06%) SQL Server 2008
4 16 (4.49%) PostgreSQL
5 15 (4.21%) SQL Server 2005
5 15 (4.21%) Relational Database
6 9 (2.53%) OLTP
6 9 (2.53%) RDBMS
7 7 (1.97%) MySQL
8 6 (1.69%) Big Data
9 3 (0.84%) 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%) Oracle Database
11 1 (0.28%) Apache Cassandra
11 1 (0.28%) NoSQL
11 1 (0.28%) Redis
Development Applications
1 29 (8.15%) Maven
2 25 (7.02%) Visual Studio
3 20 (5.62%) Git (software)
4 15 (4.21%) Eclipse
5 13 (3.65%) JUnit
6 12 (3.37%) JMeter
7 11 (3.09%) Jenkins
8 10 (2.81%) Subversion
9 6 (1.69%) Selenium
10 5 (1.40%) Gradle
11 4 (1.12%) Gerrit
11 4 (1.12%) Team Foundation Server
11 4 (1.12%) Xcode
12 3 (0.84%) NUnit
13 2 (0.56%) FxCop
13 2 (0.56%) StyleCop
13 2 (0.56%) Moq
13 2 (0.56%) Mockito
13 2 (0.56%) SCons
13 2 (0.56%) Hudson
General
1 28 (7.87%) Games
2 16 (4.49%) Finance
3 14 (3.93%) Retail
4 8 (2.25%) Marketing
5 7 (1.97%) Legal
5 7 (1.97%) Manufacturing
6 4 (1.12%) Back Office
7 3 (0.84%) Electronics
7 3 (0.84%) Pharmaceutical
8 2 (0.56%) Financial Institution
8 2 (0.56%) Military
8 2 (0.56%) Telecoms
8 2 (0.56%) Aerospace
8 2 (0.56%) Advertising
8 2 (0.56%) Banking
9 1 (0.28%) Multimedia
9 1 (0.28%) Billing
9 1 (0.28%) Automotive
9 1 (0.28%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 225 (63.20%) Developer
2 142 (39.89%) Software Engineer
3 76 (21.35%) Software Developer
4 71 (19.94%) .NET Developer
5 62 (17.42%) C# Developer
6 55 (15.45%) Java Developer
7 50 (14.04%) Senior Developer
8 48 (13.48%) C# .NET Developer
9 35 (9.83%) C# ASP.NET Developer
10 29 (8.15%) C# Software Developer
11 27 (7.58%) .NET Software Engineer
12 24 (6.74%) .NET Software Developer
12 24 (6.74%) Web Developer
13 23 (6.46%) C# Software Engineer
14 21 (5.90%) Java Software Engineer
15 18 (5.06%) Senior Java Developer
16 16 (4.49%) Senior Software Developer
17 14 (3.93%) Senior Software Engineer
18 13 (3.65%) Mobile Developer
19 12 (3.37%) Cloud Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 162 (45.51%) .NET
2 91 (25.56%) ASP.NET
3 55 (15.45%) XML
4 52 (14.61%) Web Services
4 52 (14.61%) HTML
5 51 (14.33%) WCF
6 49 (13.76%) Spring
7 39 (10.96%) .NET Framework
8 38 (10.67%) Servlets
9 31 (8.71%) HTML5
9 31 (8.71%) J2EE
10 30 (8.43%) JMS
11 29 (8.15%) CSS
12 27 (7.58%) Grails
13 26 (7.30%) LINQ
13 26 (7.30%) J2SE
13 26 (7.30%) SOAP
13 26 (7.30%) XSLT
14 24 (6.74%) WebSphere MQ
14 24 (6.74%) SAX
Miscellaneous
1 72 (20.22%) Computer Science
2 21 (5.90%) Mobile App
2 21 (5.90%) Enterprise Software
3 20 (5.62%) 3D Graphics
4 18 (5.06%) Mathematics
5 13 (3.65%) Animation
5 13 (3.65%) Physics
6 12 (3.37%) User Experience
7 9 (2.53%) Online Games
8 8 (2.25%) iPhone
9 7 (1.97%) iPad
10 4 (1.12%) Management Information System
10 4 (1.12%) Client/Server
10 4 (1.12%) Neural Network
11 3 (0.84%) Analytical Skills
11 3 (0.84%) Open Source
12 2 (0.56%) Visualisation
12 2 (0.56%) Embedded Systems
12 2 (0.56%) N-Tier
12 2 (0.56%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 112 (31.46%) Windows
2 101 (28.37%) Linux
3 49 (13.76%) Android
4 25 (7.02%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 25 (7.02%) Apple iOS
5 22 (6.18%) UNIX
6 21 (5.90%) Mac OS X
7 4 (1.12%) Windows Server 2012
8 2 (0.56%) Windows Server 2008
8 2 (0.56%) Windows 7
8 2 (0.56%) Windows CE
8 2 (0.56%) Windows Server 2003
9 1 (0.28%) Ubuntu
9 1 (0.28%) Embedded Linux
9 1 (0.28%) Fedora
9 1 (0.28%) AIX
9 1 (0.28%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 130 (36.52%) Agile Software Development
2 75 (21.07%) OO
3 61 (17.13%) Scrum
4 42 (11.80%) Project Management
5 38 (10.67%) MVC
6 36 (10.11%) TDD
7 32 (8.99%) OOP
7 32 (8.99%) Continuous Integration
8 25 (7.02%) OOD
9 24 (6.74%) Requirements Analysis
10 21 (5.90%) E-Commerce
11 20 (5.62%) Unit Testing
11 20 (5.62%) Automated Testing
11 20 (5.62%) Configuration Management
12 19 (5.34%) SOA
13 17 (4.78%) Mentoring
14 15 (4.21%) Pair Programming
14 15 (4.21%) Logistics
14 15 (4.21%) Change Control
15 14 (3.93%) Web Application Development
Programming Languages
1 150 (42.13%) C#
2 123 (34.55%) Java
3 82 (23.03%) SQL
4 65 (18.26%) JavaScript
5 62 (17.42%) C++
6 39 (10.96%) Ruby
7 36 (10.11%) VB.NET
8 33 (9.27%) PHP
9 30 (8.43%) C
9 30 (8.43%) Python
10 25 (7.02%) Perl
11 24 (6.74%) XPath
12 13 (3.65%) Objective-C
13 6 (1.69%) Scala
13 6 (1.69%) Lua
14 3 (0.84%) Groovy
15 2 (0.56%) Shell Script
15 2 (0.56%) PowerHouse
15 2 (0.56%) Ada
15 2 (0.56%) ActionScript
Qualifications
1 74 (20.79%) Degree
2 2 (0.56%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (0.56%) MCP
2 2 (0.56%) MCPD
2 2 (0.56%) MCTS
2 2 (0.56%) OCPJP
3 1 (0.28%) SC Cleared
3 1 (0.28%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (2.81%) QA
2 5 (1.40%) ISO 9001
3 2 (0.56%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (0.84%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (0.56%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 2 (0.56%) Hyperic
2 1 (0.28%) Vagrant
2 1 (0.28%) logstash
2 1 (0.28%) Puppet
2 1 (0.28%) YUM
Vendors
1 28 (7.87%) Microsoft
2 25 (7.02%) Red Hat
3 24 (6.74%) Oracle
4 12 (3.37%) Wonderware
5 6 (1.69%) VMware
6 5 (1.40%) Apple
7 4 (1.12%) JBoss
8 3 (0.84%) Perforce
8 3 (0.84%) Xamarin
9 2 (0.56%) Facebook
9 2 (0.56%) Novell
9 2 (0.56%) Lotus
9 2 (0.56%) Google
10 1 (0.28%) SAP
10 1 (0.28%) Sony
10 1 (0.28%) IBM
10 1 (0.28%) Adobe
10 1 (0.28%) Rackspace
10 1 (0.28%) SaltStack
10 1 (0.28%) Sitecore
Salford, Lancashire
Capita Resourcing - IT Resourcing
Salary: £25000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 1 hour ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Auburn Rose
Salary: From £40,000 to £45,000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 hours ago
Greater Manchester
EasyWebRecruitment.com
Salary: £50,000 - £60,000 PA depending on experience
Posted: 4 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
ReThink Recruitment
Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum + Pension, Flexi-time, Training
Posted: 22 hours ago
Bury, Lancashire
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 22 hours ago
Greater Manchester
EasyWebRecruitment.com
Salary: £18,000 - £25,000+ per annum depending on experien
Posted: Yesterday
Greater Manchester
EasyWebRecruitment.com
Salary: £40,000 - £55,000+ PA depending on experience
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
Staffline Group PLC
Salary: From £25,000 to £50,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
Staffline Group PLC
Salary: From £25,000 to £45,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Bury, Lancashire
The Bridge Ltd
Salary: From £28,000 to £30,000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £60000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Bury, Lancashire
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Wigan, Lancashire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £18000 - £20000 per annum + bens
Posted: 5 days ago
Greater Manchester
Intapeople
Salary: £20000 to £45000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Digitech Resourcing Ltd
Salary: From £30,000 to £55,000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Manchester
Hudson - London
Posted: 6 days ago
Stockport
Real Staffing
Salary: £40000 - £43000 per annum + pension, bonus, healthcare
Posted: 11 days ago
Stockport
Real Staffing
Salary: £50000 - £53000 per annum + pension, bonus, healthcare
Posted: 11 days ago
Altrincham
360 Resourcing
Salary: £50k - 60k per year + Superb Benefits
Posted: 15 days ago