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

Location
3 months to
2 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Software Engineering
Rank 42 61 52
Rank change year-on-year
+19 -9
Permanent jobs citing Software Engineering 220 170 169
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 5.60% 4.13% 4.34%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 6.45% 4.91% 5.47%
Number of salaries quoted 205 134 152
Average salary £37,500 £40,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.25% +23.07%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £32,500 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,500 £47,000
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
3411 3464 3090
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 86.84% 84.08% 79.29%
Number of salaries quoted 2849 2793 2669
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £38,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% +3.89%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £27,000 £27,420
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £57,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +2.40%

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 September 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 September 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 +16 22 £34,500 -16.36% 6
Bolton +13 5 £37,500 +37.61%
Salford -6 5 £42,500 +11.84%
Sale -3 4 £42,500 +9.67%
Cheadle 0 3 £50,000 +42.85% 1
Altrincham -2 2 £42,500 +29.77%
Wigan -4 1 £35,000 -
Software Engineering
North West

Software Engineering
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 2 September 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.

1 204 (48.69%) Java
2 202 (48.21%) Agile Software Development
3 169 (40.33%) C#
4 158 (37.71%) JavaScript
5 151 (36.04%) SQL
6 147 (35.08%) Degree
7 145 (34.61%) C++
8 144 (34.37%) TDD
9 143 (34.13%) .NET
10 124 (29.59%) Scrum
11 110 (26.25%) ASP.NET
12 109 (26.01%) HTML
12 109 (26.01%) OO
13 103 (24.58%) Linux
14 88 (21.00%) CSS
15 86 (20.53%) SQL Server
15 86 (20.53%) MVC
16 85 (20.29%) Computer Science
17 74 (17.66%) C
17 74 (17.66%) Web Services
18 71 (16.95%) Spring
19 70 (16.71%) Continuous Integration
19 70 (16.71%) XML
19 70 (16.71%) REST
20 69 (16.47%) jQuery
21 68 (16.23%) J2EE
22 62 (14.80%) SDLC
23 61 (14.56%) AngularJS
24 60 (14.32%) Windows
24 60 (14.32%) Hibernate

Software Engineering
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 2 September 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 16 (3.82%) Apache
2 12 (2.86%) Tomcat
3 9 (2.15%) JBoss
4 8 (1.91%) WordPress
4 8 (1.91%) Node.js
5 5 (1.19%) Apache Solr
5 5 (1.19%) SharePoint
6 4 (0.95%) SharePoint 2013
6 4 (0.95%) IIS
7 3 (0.72%) Elasticsearch
7 3 (0.72%) CMS
8 2 (0.48%) WebSphere
8 2 (0.48%) Drupal
8 2 (0.48%) Umbraco
8 2 (0.48%) Sitecore CMS
8 2 (0.48%) nginx
8 2 (0.48%) SilverStripe
9 1 (0.24%) Kentico
9 1 (0.24%) MS Exchange
9 1 (0.24%) OpenEdge
Applications
1 12 (2.86%) MS Excel
2 3 (0.72%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 3 (0.72%) Magento
2 1 (0.24%) Markit EDM
2 1 (0.24%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 6 (1.43%) Microsoft Azure
2 5 (1.19%) Amazon AWS
3 4 (0.95%) Office 365
4 2 (0.48%) Route 53
4 2 (0.48%) GitHub
4 2 (0.48%) Amazon ELB
4 2 (0.48%) SaaS
4 2 (0.48%) Cloud Computing
5 1 (0.24%) Heroku
Communications & Networking
1 13 (3.10%) Internet
2 12 (2.86%) VPN
3 10 (2.39%) Network Security
4 8 (1.91%) NFC
4 8 (1.91%) Wi-Fi
4 8 (1.91%) DVB
4 8 (1.91%) Bluetooth
4 8 (1.91%) GPRS
4 8 (1.91%) GSM
4 8 (1.91%) UMTS
4 8 (1.91%) VoIP
4 8 (1.91%) WLAN
5 4 (0.95%) HTTP
6 2 (0.48%) PPTP
6 2 (0.48%) IPsec
6 2 (0.48%) OpenVPN
7 1 (0.24%) 4G
7 1 (0.24%) DNS
7 1 (0.24%) SSL
7 1 (0.24%) RFID
Database & Business Intelligence
1 86 (20.53%) SQL Server
2 41 (9.79%) MySQL
3 34 (8.11%) Relational Database
4 22 (5.25%) RDBMS
5 11 (2.63%) SQL Server 2008
6 6 (1.43%) NoSQL
7 5 (1.19%) Big Data
7 5 (1.19%) PostgreSQL
8 4 (0.95%) Data Warehouse
9 3 (0.72%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 3 (0.72%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 3 (0.72%) EDRMS
10 2 (0.48%) SQLite
10 2 (0.48%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 2 (0.48%) BusinessObjects
11 1 (0.24%) Hadoop
11 1 (0.24%) MongoDB
11 1 (0.24%) SQL Server 2012
11 1 (0.24%) Hazelcast
11 1 (0.24%) Azure SQL Database
Development Applications
1 39 (9.31%) Git (software)
2 32 (7.64%) NUnit
3 30 (7.16%) JUnit
4 29 (6.92%) Maven
5 27 (6.44%) Selenium
6 26 (6.21%) Jenkins
7 22 (5.25%) MSTest
8 19 (4.53%) JIRA
9 18 (4.30%) Eclipse
9 18 (4.30%) Subversion
10 16 (3.82%) Visual Studio
11 13 (3.10%) TeamCity
12 11 (2.63%) Hudson
13 10 (2.39%) Jasmine
14 7 (1.67%) Team Foundation Server
15 6 (1.43%) CruiseControl
15 6 (1.43%) Gradle
15 6 (1.43%) Redmine
16 4 (0.95%) Cucumber
16 4 (0.95%) Moq
General
1 54 (12.89%) Finance
2 31 (7.40%) Retail
3 9 (2.15%) Games
3 9 (2.15%) Automotive
4 8 (1.91%) Multimedia
4 8 (1.91%) Marketing
5 6 (1.43%) Manufacturing
6 4 (0.95%) Back Office
6 4 (0.95%) Electronics
6 4 (0.95%) Telecoms
7 3 (0.72%) Banking
8 2 (0.48%) Pharmaceutical
8 2 (0.48%) Publishing
8 2 (0.48%) Law
9 1 (0.24%) Financial Institution
9 1 (0.24%) Front Office
9 1 (0.24%) Russian Language
Job Titles
1 211 (50.36%) Developer
2 183 (43.68%) Software Engineer
3 66 (15.75%) Java Developer
4 58 (13.84%) Senior Developer
5 38 (9.07%) .NET Developer
6 37 (8.83%) C# Developer
7 36 (8.59%) Software Developer
8 30 (7.16%) Senior Software Engineer
9 24 (5.73%) Web Developer
10 22 (5.25%) .NET Software Engineer
11 20 (4.77%) C# Software Engineer
12 18 (4.30%) Senior Java Developer
13 17 (4.06%) Programmer
14 16 (3.82%) Java Software Engineer
14 16 (3.82%) Mobile Developer
15 15 (3.58%) Consultant
16 14 (3.34%) Graduate
16 14 (3.34%) Software Consultant
16 14 (3.34%) Senior .NET Developer
16 14 (3.34%) Mobile Applications Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 143 (34.13%) .NET
2 110 (26.25%) ASP.NET
3 109 (26.01%) HTML
4 88 (21.00%) CSS
5 74 (17.66%) Web Services
6 71 (16.95%) Spring
7 70 (16.71%) XML
7 70 (16.71%) REST
8 69 (16.47%) jQuery
9 68 (16.23%) J2EE
10 61 (14.56%) AngularJS
11 60 (14.32%) Hibernate
12 59 (14.08%) WCF
13 58 (13.84%) SOAP
14 56 (13.37%) WPF
15 55 (13.13%) Java EE
16 50 (11.93%) RESTful
17 49 (11.69%) JSON
18 43 (10.26%) HTML5
19 36 (8.59%) ASP.NET MVC
Miscellaneous
1 85 (20.29%) Computer Science
2 46 (10.98%) Analytical Skills
3 45 (10.74%) Enterprise Software
4 44 (10.50%) Mobile App
5 18 (4.30%) iPhone
6 15 (3.58%) N-Tier
7 14 (3.34%) Animation
7 14 (3.34%) Mathematics
8 10 (2.39%) iPad
8 10 (2.39%) Xbox
8 10 (2.39%) Blackberry
9 9 (2.15%) 3D Graphics
10 8 (1.91%) Device Driver
10 8 (1.91%) MPEG
10 8 (1.91%) User Experience
11 6 (1.43%) Physics
12 5 (1.19%) Blog
12 5 (1.19%) Social Media
13 4 (0.95%) BBC
13 4 (0.95%) IPTV
Operating Systems
1 103 (24.58%) Linux
2 60 (14.32%) Windows
3 41 (9.79%) Android
4 38 (9.07%) UNIX
5 31 (7.40%) Apple iOS
6 18 (4.30%) Windows Mobile
7 10 (2.39%) Windows Phone
8 8 (1.91%) Windows 7
8 8 (1.91%) Windows 8
8 8 (1.91%) Nucleus RTOS
9 7 (1.67%) Mac OS X
10 4 (0.95%) Embedded Linux
10 4 (0.95%) AIX
10 4 (0.95%) Mac OS
10 4 (0.95%) CentOS
11 2 (0.48%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 2 (0.48%) Windows Server 2012
11 2 (0.48%) Windows XP
11 2 (0.48%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 202 (48.21%) Agile Software Development
2 144 (34.37%) TDD
3 124 (29.59%) Scrum
4 109 (26.01%) OO
5 86 (20.53%) MVC
6 70 (16.71%) Continuous Integration
7 62 (14.80%) SDLC
8 51 (12.17%) Unit Testing
9 49 (11.69%) E-Commerce
10 47 (11.22%) BDD
11 43 (10.26%) Mentoring
12 42 (10.02%) MVVM
13 41 (9.79%) Multithreading
14 40 (9.55%) OOP
15 37 (8.83%) Project Management
16 31 (7.40%) UML
17 28 (6.68%) OOD
18 27 (6.44%) Mobile Development
19 25 (5.97%) Logistics
19 25 (5.97%) Use Case
Programming Languages
1 204 (48.69%) Java
2 169 (40.33%) C#
3 158 (37.71%) JavaScript
4 151 (36.04%) SQL
5 145 (34.61%) C++
6 74 (17.66%) C
7 50 (11.93%) PHP
8 34 (8.11%) Python
9 29 (6.92%) T-SQL
10 22 (5.25%) Scala
11 15 (3.58%) PL/SQL
12 13 (3.10%) Ruby
13 12 (2.86%) R
14 11 (2.63%) VB.NET
15 8 (1.91%) Objective-C
16 6 (1.43%) Groovy
17 5 (1.19%) Bash Shell
17 5 (1.19%) PHP5
17 5 (1.19%) Perl
18 3 (0.72%) VB
Qualifications
1 147 (35.08%) Degree
2 8 (1.91%) MCSD
2 8 (1.91%) Microsoft Certification
3 7 (1.67%) MCPD
4 4 (0.95%) Security Cleared
5 2 (0.48%) ISEB
6 1 (0.24%) ISTQB
6 1 (0.24%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 1 (0.24%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (3.34%) QA
System Software
1 10 (2.39%) Docker
2 2 (0.48%) Apache ZooKeeper
2 2 (0.48%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (0.48%) vSphere
3 1 (0.24%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 13 (3.10%) Puppet
2 8 (1.91%) Vagrant
3 2 (0.48%) Kubernetes
4 1 (0.24%) Opscode Chef
4 1 (0.24%) Hyperic
Vendors
1 29 (6.92%) Oracle
2 22 (5.25%) Microsoft
3 18 (4.30%) Symbian
4 4 (0.95%) VMware
4 4 (0.95%) Zend
5 3 (0.72%) Perforce
5 3 (0.72%) Wonderware
6 2 (0.48%) Sitecore
6 2 (0.48%) Red Hat
6 2 (0.48%) Cisco
7 1 (0.24%) SAP
7 1 (0.24%) Capita
7 1 (0.24%) Rackspace
7 1 (0.24%) Xamarin
Stockport, Cheshire
Edwin Alsop Associates
Salary: Benefits
Posted: 12 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 21 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
The Bridge Ltd
Salary: Up to £55,000 per annum
Posted: 23 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
The Bridge Ltd
Salary: Up to £55,000 per annum plus benefits
Posted: 23 hours ago
Stockport, Cheshire
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Cheadle, Cheshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 35,000 to 45,000
Posted: Yesterday
Greater Manchester
Verticality Ltd
Salary: to £30k DOE + Extensive benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
Computer Futures
Salary: £40000 - £46000 per annum + competitive
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
Ascent People Ltd
Salary: £20000 - £45000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Stockport, Cheshire
Saxon Recruitment Solutions
Salary: £24000 - £45000 per annum + + Bonus + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Greater Manchester
ISL
Salary: £80000 - £120000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Premier IT
Salary: £25000 per annum + Bonus, Pension
Posted: 5 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
NCC Group
Salary: Competive, Pension, Bonus
Posted: 5 days ago
Stockport, Cheshire
Search Consultancy
Salary: £30000 - £43000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Oldham, Lancashire
Searchability
Salary: £23000 - £30000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Twist IT
Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum + Bonus/Share scheme
Posted: 6 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
360 Resourcing Solutions
Salary: £22k per year + Bonus
Posted: 6 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Computer Futures
Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 9 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Talent Works International
Posted: 21 days ago