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

Location
3 months to
17 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Software Engineering
Rank 39 48 29
Rank change year-on-year
+9 -19
Permanent jobs citing Software Engineering 229 203 352
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 6.18% 5.04% 8.44%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 7.48% 6.02% 10.50%
Number of salaries quoted 188 174 315
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +23.07%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £50,000 £45,000
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
3062 3373 3351
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 82.69% 83.80% 80.30%
Number of salaries quoted 2521 2782 2862
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £26,500 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £51,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £44,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.52% +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 17 April 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 17 April 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 +15 19 £34,500 -37.27%
Wigan - 13 £33,500 -
Altrincham -7 12 £42,500 - 1
Bolton +7 11 £49,000 +22.50%
Salford +4 7 £50,000 -3.84%
Oldham +8 4 - - 2
Cheadle +8 2 - -
Software Engineering
North West

Software Engineering
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 17 April 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.

1 241 (54.77%) C#
2 217 (49.32%) .NET
3 205 (46.59%) Degree
4 195 (44.32%) Agile Software Development
5 159 (36.14%) ASP.NET
6 153 (34.77%) SQL Server
7 152 (34.55%) SQL
7 152 (34.55%) Java
8 115 (26.14%) TDD
9 113 (25.68%) HTML
10 112 (25.45%) JavaScript
11 109 (24.77%) Windows
12 107 (24.32%) C++
13 105 (23.86%) OO
14 104 (23.64%) Scrum
15 91 (20.68%) Computer Science
16 89 (20.23%) Linux
17 88 (20.00%) MVC
18 81 (18.41%) XML
19 77 (17.50%) Web Services
20 74 (16.82%) CSS
21 61 (13.86%) Unit Testing
22 59 (13.41%) Ajax
23 58 (13.18%) SOAP
23 58 (13.18%) OOP
24 57 (12.95%) WCF
25 56 (12.73%) WPF
26 55 (12.50%) Project Management
27 54 (12.27%) HTML5
28 52 (11.82%) C

Software Engineering
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 14 (3.18%) Apache
2 10 (2.27%) SharePoint
3 8 (1.82%) Tomcat
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
6 3 (0.68%) WordPress
7 2 (0.45%) CMS
7 2 (0.45%) WebSphere
7 2 (0.45%) WebLogic
8 1 (0.23%) SAS
8 1 (0.23%) OpenEdge
8 1 (0.23%) BizTalk Server
8 1 (0.23%) GlassFish
8 1 (0.23%) Umbraco
8 1 (0.23%) Sitecore CMS
8 1 (0.23%) Liferay
8 1 (0.23%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 13 (2.95%) MS Excel
2 4 (0.91%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 4 (0.91%) Magento
2 2 (0.45%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 2 (0.45%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.23%) Dynamics AX
3 1 (0.23%) Markit EDM
Cloud Services
1 16 (3.64%) Microsoft Azure
2 11 (2.50%) 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%) GitHub
5 1 (0.23%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 8 (1.82%) HTTP
1 8 (1.82%) TCP/IP
1 8 (1.82%) Internet
1 8 (1.82%) Network Security
2 6 (1.36%) HTTPS
3 5 (1.14%) VPN
4 3 (0.68%) IPsec
5 2 (0.45%) VoIP
5 2 (0.45%) Firewall
6 1 (0.23%) Intranet
6 1 (0.23%) WAN
6 1 (0.23%) ZigBee
6 1 (0.23%) LAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 153 (34.77%) SQL Server
2 43 (9.77%) Relational Database
3 32 (7.27%) MySQL
4 31 (7.05%) SQL Server 2008
5 25 (5.68%) 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%) Hadoop
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%) OLTP
11 1 (0.23%) Data Mining
11 1 (0.23%) Text Mining
11 1 (0.23%) SQLPlus
11 1 (0.23%) Spotfire
Development Applications
1 33 (7.50%) NUnit
1 33 (7.50%) Maven
2 30 (6.82%) JUnit
3 21 (4.77%) Subversion
3 21 (4.77%) MSTest
4 19 (4.32%) Git (software)
5 16 (3.64%) Eclipse
6 15 (3.41%) JIRA
6 15 (3.41%) Moq
7 13 (2.95%) Visual Studio
8 11 (2.50%) TeamCity
9 10 (2.27%) Jenkins
9 10 (2.27%) Selenium
10 9 (2.05%) Redmine
11 7 (1.59%) Hudson
11 7 (1.59%) Team Foundation Server
12 5 (1.14%) CruiseControl
13 4 (0.91%) PVCS
14 3 (0.68%) Ant
14 3 (0.68%) Gerrit
General
1 28 (6.36%) Finance
2 27 (6.14%) Retail
3 14 (3.18%) Electronics
4 13 (2.95%) Telecoms
5 12 (2.73%) Publishing
6 11 (2.50%) Games
7 10 (2.27%) Law
8 9 (2.05%) Marketing
9 7 (1.59%) Manufacturing
10 5 (1.14%) Banking
11 4 (0.91%) Pharmaceutical
12 3 (0.68%) iGaming
13 2 (0.45%) Multimedia
14 1 (0.23%) Arabic Language
14 1 (0.23%) French Language
14 1 (0.23%) German Language
14 1 (0.23%) Russian Language
14 1 (0.23%) Financial Institution
14 1 (0.23%) Front Office
14 1 (0.23%) Legal
Job Titles
1 229 (52.05%) Developer
2 158 (35.91%) Software Engineer
3 89 (20.23%) C# Developer
4 72 (16.36%) .NET Developer
5 69 (15.68%) Software Developer
6 52 (11.82%) Senior Developer
7 43 (9.77%) Java Developer
8 41 (9.32%) C# .NET Developer
9 38 (8.64%) C# ASP.NET Developer
10 29 (6.59%) C# Software Developer
11 26 (5.91%) .NET Software Developer
12 24 (5.45%) Senior Software Engineer
13 21 (4.77%) Senior Java Developer
14 18 (4.09%) Project Manager
15 17 (3.86%) Senior Software Developer
16 16 (3.64%) Team Leader
16 16 (3.64%) Development Manager
16 16 (3.64%) Java Software Developer
17 15 (3.41%) Senior Java Software Developer
17 15 (3.41%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 217 (49.32%) .NET
2 159 (36.14%) ASP.NET
3 113 (25.68%) HTML
4 81 (18.41%) XML
5 77 (17.50%) Web Services
6 74 (16.82%) CSS
7 59 (13.41%) Ajax
8 58 (13.18%) SOAP
9 57 (12.95%) WCF
10 56 (12.73%) WPF
11 54 (12.27%) HTML5
12 49 (11.14%) REST
13 47 (10.68%) Spring
14 45 (10.23%) JMS
14 45 (10.23%) J2EE
14 45 (10.23%) Silverlight
15 43 (9.77%) ASP.NET MVC
16 41 (9.32%) jQuery
17 40 (9.09%) JSON
18 38 (8.64%) Hibernate
Miscellaneous
1 91 (20.68%) Computer Science
2 39 (8.86%) Enterprise Software
3 32 (7.27%) Analytical Skills
4 22 (5.00%) Mathematics
5 17 (3.86%) Physics
6 14 (3.18%) Algorithms
7 11 (2.50%) User Experience
8 10 (2.27%) Mobile App
9 9 (2.05%) Client/Server
10 6 (1.36%) N-Tier
10 6 (1.36%) Online Games
11 5 (1.14%) Animation
12 4 (0.91%) Device Driver
12 4 (0.91%) 3D Graphics
13 3 (0.68%) Cryptography
13 3 (0.68%) PKI
13 3 (0.68%) Open Source
13 3 (0.68%) Embedded Systems
14 2 (0.45%) NHS
14 2 (0.45%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 109 (24.77%) Windows
2 89 (20.23%) Linux
3 45 (10.23%) UNIX
4 7 (1.59%) Windows XP
4 7 (1.59%) Apple iOS
5 5 (1.14%) CentOS
5 5 (1.14%) Mac OS X
5 5 (1.14%) Solaris
6 4 (0.91%) Android
7 2 (0.45%) VxWorks
7 2 (0.45%) Embedded Linux
7 2 (0.45%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 195 (44.32%) Agile Software Development
2 115 (26.14%) TDD
3 105 (23.86%) OO
4 104 (23.64%) Scrum
5 88 (20.00%) MVC
6 61 (13.86%) Unit Testing
7 58 (13.18%) OOP
8 55 (12.50%) Project Management
9 43 (9.77%) Web Development
10 37 (8.41%) Mentoring
11 36 (8.18%) E-Commerce
12 34 (7.73%) OOD
13 33 (7.50%) Technical Architecture
14 30 (6.82%) Continuous Integration
14 30 (6.82%) BDD
15 27 (6.14%) UML
16 25 (5.68%) Requirements Analysis
17 22 (5.00%) Multithreading
17 22 (5.00%) Kanban
18 21 (4.77%) MVVM
Programming Languages
1 241 (54.77%) C#
2 152 (34.55%) Java
2 152 (34.55%) SQL
3 112 (25.45%) JavaScript
4 107 (24.32%) C++
5 52 (11.82%) C
6 49 (11.14%) VB.NET
7 38 (8.64%) PHP
8 33 (7.50%) Python
9 23 (5.23%) T-SQL
9 23 (5.23%) Ruby
10 19 (4.32%) VB
11 15 (3.41%) Scala
12 9 (2.05%) Perl
13 8 (1.82%) Embedded C
13 8 (1.82%) XAML
14 7 (1.59%) Objective-C
14 7 (1.59%) R
15 6 (1.36%) Shell Script
15 6 (1.36%) Embedded C++
Qualifications
1 205 (46.59%) Degree
2 6 (1.36%) Security Cleared
2 6 (1.36%) PMP
2 6 (1.36%) PMI Certification
3 3 (0.68%) Oracle Certification
3 3 (0.68%) Sun Certification
3 3 (0.68%) ISEB
4 2 (0.45%) Postgraduate
4 2 (0.45%) DV Cleared
5 1 (0.23%) MCSD
5 1 (0.23%) SC Cleared
5 1 (0.23%) PhD
5 1 (0.23%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (0.23%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (2.05%) QA
2 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 48 (10.91%) Microsoft
2 29 (6.59%) Oracle
3 7 (1.59%) Red Hat
4 6 (1.36%) Perforce
5 5 (1.14%) Wonderware
5 5 (1.14%) Telerik
6 3 (0.68%) Facebook
6 3 (0.68%) Twitter
6 3 (0.68%) Xamarin
6 3 (0.68%) Zend
6 3 (0.68%) Apple
6 3 (0.68%) Business Objects
7 2 (0.45%) SAP
7 2 (0.45%) Cisco
8 1 (0.23%) Rackspace
8 1 (0.23%) Capita
8 1 (0.23%) Cognos
8 1 (0.23%) Sony
8 1 (0.23%) Informatica
8 1 (0.23%) Sitecore
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Posted: Yesterday
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