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 8 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
8 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Software Engineering
Rank 26 41 57
Rank change year-on-year
+15 +16
Permanent jobs citing Software Engineering 253 231 156
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 7.68% 5.74% 4.19%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 8.64% 6.76% 4.93%
Number of salaries quoted 212 200 127
Average salary £47,500 £39,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+20.25% +5.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £29,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -
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
2927 3416 3162
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 88.89% 84.93% 84.89%
Number of salaries quoted 2378 2932 2758
Average salary £45,000 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.50% -
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £27,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £52,500 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -

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 8 February 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 average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Software Engineering within the Manchester region over the 3 months to 8 February 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
(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 -1 17 £45,000 +40.62% 4
Cheadle +4 12 £47,500 +5.55% 1
Oldham - 6 £24,000 - 4
Altrincham -3 5 £46,500 +9.41% 3
Software Engineering
North West

Software Engineering
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, 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.

1 247 (51.67%) Agile Software Development
2 226 (47.28%) Java
3 205 (42.89%) C#
4 181 (37.87%) .NET
5 177 (37.03%) SQL
6 172 (35.98%) OO
7 153 (32.01%) C++
8 130 (27.20%) ASP.NET
9 122 (25.52%) JavaScript
9 122 (25.52%) Windows
10 121 (25.31%) Scrum
11 114 (23.85%) Degree
12 113 (23.64%) Continuous Integration
13 111 (23.22%) SQL Server
14 100 (20.92%) HTML
15 93 (19.46%) Multithreading
16 90 (18.83%) CSS
17 85 (17.78%) J2EE
18 84 (17.57%) Web Services
19 82 (17.15%) MVC
19 82 (17.15%) Spring
20 80 (16.74%) WPF
21 77 (16.11%) TDD
22 74 (15.48%) Java EE
23 72 (15.06%) Visual Studio
24 69 (14.44%) WCF
25 68 (14.23%) jQuery
26 65 (13.60%) Git (software)
27 63 (13.18%) C
27 63 (13.18%) Linux

Software Engineering
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, 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 30 (6.28%) Node.js
2 20 (4.18%) Apache
3 14 (2.93%) Tomcat
4 12 (2.51%) Mule
4 12 (2.51%) WebSphere
5 11 (2.30%) WebLogic
6 7 (1.46%) JBoss
7 6 (1.26%) CMS
7 6 (1.26%) WordPress
8 4 (0.84%) Confluence
8 4 (0.84%) nginx
9 3 (0.63%) OpenStack
10 2 (0.42%) Elasticsearch
10 2 (0.42%) Sitecore CMS
10 2 (0.42%) Umbraco
11 1 (0.21%) Apache Solr
11 1 (0.21%) Drupal
11 1 (0.21%) IIS
11 1 (0.21%) Kentico
Applications
1 18 (3.77%) MS Excel
2 6 (1.26%) Adobe Creative Suite
3 3 (0.63%) MS Office
4 1 (0.21%) Adobe Illustrator
4 1 (0.21%) Doxygen
4 1 (0.21%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 1 (0.21%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 43 (9.00%) Amazon AWS
2 30 (6.28%) Microsoft Azure
3 15 (3.14%) SaaS
4 13 (2.72%) PaaS
5 12 (2.51%) Amazon EC2
5 12 (2.51%) Amazon S3
5 12 (2.51%) Google Cloud Platform
6 5 (1.05%) Cloud Computing
6 5 (1.05%) GitHub
7 1 (0.21%) Google Analytics
7 1 (0.21%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 31 (6.49%) Internet
2 21 (4.39%) HTTP
3 4 (0.84%) HTTPS
4 1 (0.21%) DNS
4 1 (0.21%) Firewall
4 1 (0.21%) Intranet
4 1 (0.21%) Modbus
4 1 (0.21%) SPDY
4 1 (0.21%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 111 (23.22%) SQL Server
2 27 (5.65%) MySQL
3 25 (5.23%) NoSQL
4 21 (4.39%) Relational Database
5 16 (3.35%) Azure SQL Database
6 13 (2.72%) Apache Cassandra
7 12 (2.51%) Couchbase
7 12 (2.51%) Hazelcast
8 8 (1.67%) PostgreSQL
9 7 (1.46%) RDBMS
10 6 (1.26%) SQLite
11 5 (1.05%) Big Data
12 3 (0.63%) MongoDB
13 2 (0.42%) Apache Accumulo
13 2 (0.42%) Redis
14 1 (0.21%) Hadoop
14 1 (0.21%) SQL Server 2005
14 1 (0.21%) SQL Server 2008
14 1 (0.21%) SQL Server 2012
14 1 (0.21%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 72 (15.06%) Visual Studio
2 65 (13.60%) Git (software)
3 57 (11.92%) NUnit
4 46 (9.62%) Team Foundation Server
5 45 (9.41%) JUnit
6 40 (8.37%) Jenkins
7 28 (5.86%) Maven
8 27 (5.65%) MSTest
8 27 (5.65%) Subversion
9 14 (2.93%) Moq
10 13 (2.72%) Selenium
11 12 (2.51%) git-flow
11 12 (2.51%) Hudson
12 7 (1.46%) Gerrit
12 7 (1.46%) Gradle
12 7 (1.46%) JIRA
13 5 (1.05%) Cucumber
13 5 (1.05%) FxCop
13 5 (1.05%) StyleCop
13 5 (1.05%) WiX
General
1 54 (11.30%) Finance
2 26 (5.44%) Games
3 10 (2.09%) Retail
4 7 (1.46%) Pharmaceutical
4 7 (1.46%) Telecoms
5 6 (1.26%) Back Office
6 5 (1.05%) Aerospace
7 4 (0.84%) Banking
8 3 (0.63%) Electronics
9 1 (0.21%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 232 (48.54%) Developer
2 212 (44.35%) Software Engineer
3 94 (19.67%) Java Developer
4 79 (16.53%) Software Developer
5 71 (14.85%) C# Software Engineer
6 59 (12.34%) .NET Software Engineer
7 50 (10.46%) .NET Developer
8 48 (10.04%) Developer/Software Engineer
9 46 (9.62%) C# Developer
9 46 (9.62%) Java Engineer
9 46 (9.62%) Senior Software Engineer
10 44 (9.21%) Senior Developer
11 38 (7.95%) C# Software Developer
12 37 (7.74%) C++ Software Engineer
12 37 (7.74%) Java Software Engineer
13 36 (7.53%) C# .NET Developer
14 34 (7.11%) .NET Software Developer
15 32 (6.69%) ASP.NET Developer
16 30 (6.28%) C# ASP.NET Developer
17 28 (5.86%) C++ Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 181 (37.87%) .NET
2 130 (27.20%) ASP.NET
3 100 (20.92%) HTML
4 90 (18.83%) CSS
5 85 (17.78%) J2EE
6 84 (17.57%) Web Services
7 82 (17.15%) Spring
8 80 (16.74%) WPF
9 74 (15.48%) Java EE
10 69 (14.44%) WCF
11 68 (14.23%) jQuery
12 61 (12.76%) XML
13 58 (12.13%) SOAP
14 56 (11.72%) Hibernate
15 52 (10.88%) AngularJS
16 47 (9.83%) LINQ
17 45 (9.41%) RESTful
18 42 (8.79%) REST
19 38 (7.95%) ASP.NET MVC
20 35 (7.32%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 53 (11.09%) Computer Science
2 46 (9.62%) N-Tier
3 36 (7.53%) Enterprise Software
4 30 (6.28%) Analytical Skills
5 23 (4.81%) Algorithms
6 16 (3.35%) User Experience
7 15 (3.14%) Mobile App
8 11 (2.30%) Data Centre
9 10 (2.09%) Mathematics
10 9 (1.88%) Physics
11 6 (1.26%) Graphic Design
11 6 (1.26%) iPad
11 6 (1.26%) Management Information System
12 5 (1.05%) PMI
13 4 (0.84%) Animation
13 4 (0.84%) Informatics
14 3 (0.63%) Client/Server
14 3 (0.63%) Driving Licence
14 3 (0.63%) SCADA
14 3 (0.63%) Xbox
Operating Systems
1 122 (25.52%) Windows
2 63 (13.18%) Linux
3 30 (6.28%) Unix
4 18 (3.77%) Mac OS X
5 17 (3.56%) Windows XP
6 14 (2.93%) Apple iOS
7 12 (2.51%) Android
8 7 (1.46%) Mac OS
8 7 (1.46%) Windows Server
9 6 (1.26%) AIX
9 6 (1.26%) Windows Server 2012
10 4 (0.84%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 3 (0.63%) Windows 8
11 3 (0.63%) Windows Server 2008
12 2 (0.42%) CentOS
12 2 (0.42%) Windows Mobile
12 2 (0.42%) Windows Phone
13 1 (0.21%) Embedded Linux
13 1 (0.21%) Windows Server 2003
13 1 (0.21%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 247 (51.67%) Agile Software Development
2 172 (35.98%) OO
3 121 (25.31%) Scrum
4 113 (23.64%) Continuous Integration
5 93 (19.46%) Multithreading
6 82 (17.15%) MVC
7 77 (16.11%) TDD
8 58 (12.13%) SOA
9 56 (11.72%) Mentoring
10 48 (10.04%) Unit Testing
11 46 (9.62%) OOD
12 44 (9.21%) BDD
13 43 (9.00%) UML
14 38 (7.95%) SDLC
15 37 (7.74%) E-Commerce
15 37 (7.74%) MVVM
16 33 (6.90%) DevOps
17 30 (6.28%) Project Management
17 30 (6.28%) Use Case
18 28 (5.86%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 226 (47.28%) Java
2 205 (42.89%) C#
3 177 (37.03%) SQL
4 153 (32.01%) C++
5 122 (25.52%) JavaScript
6 63 (13.18%) C
7 32 (6.69%) PHP
8 28 (5.86%) T-SQL
9 27 (5.65%) PL/SQL
10 24 (5.02%) VB.NET
11 22 (4.60%) Python
12 16 (3.35%) TypeScript
13 12 (2.51%) Scala
14 11 (2.30%) ABAP
14 11 (2.30%) Objective-C
15 8 (1.67%) Ruby
16 7 (1.46%) VC++
17 6 (1.26%) Bash Shell
17 6 (1.26%) Perl
17 6 (1.26%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 114 (23.85%) Degree
2 7 (1.46%) PhD
3 6 (1.26%) Security Cleared
4 5 (1.05%) ISEB
4 5 (1.05%) MCP
4 5 (1.05%) MCSA
4 5 (1.05%) MCSE
4 5 (1.05%) Microsoft Certification
4 5 (1.05%) PMI Certification
5 2 (0.42%) ISTQB
6 1 (0.21%) DV Cleared
6 1 (0.21%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 1 (0.21%) Postgraduate
6 1 (0.21%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 19 (3.97%) QA
2 1 (0.21%) COSHH
2 1 (0.21%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 1 (0.21%) SNOMED CT
System Software
1 13 (2.72%) Docker
2 7 (1.46%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (0.84%) VMware ESXi
3 4 (0.84%) vSphere
4 1 (0.21%) Firmware
4 1 (0.21%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 9 (1.88%) Puppet
2 8 (1.67%) Opscode Chef
3 5 (1.05%) Wonderware InTouch
4 4 (0.84%) Ansible
5 3 (0.63%) HAProxy
6 1 (0.21%) HP Quality Center
6 1 (0.21%) Hyperic
Vendors
1 48 (10.04%) Microsoft
2 47 (9.83%) Oracle
3 15 (3.14%) Google
4 12 (2.51%) webMethods
4 12 (2.51%) WSO2
5 11 (2.30%) BEA
5 11 (2.30%) IBM
5 11 (2.30%) SAP
5 11 (2.30%) VMware
6 8 (1.67%) Adobe
6 8 (1.67%) Red Hat
7 7 (1.46%) Wonderware
8 5 (1.05%) Atlassian
9 4 (0.84%) Apple
10 3 (0.63%) Perforce
10 3 (0.63%) Sitecore
11 2 (0.42%) Sencha
11 2 (0.42%) Symbian
12 1 (0.21%) EMC
12 1 (0.21%) Facebook
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