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

Location
3 months to
29 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Software Engineering
Rank 39 57 30
Rank change year-on-year
+18 -27
Permanent jobs citing Software Engineering 221 153 347
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 5.65% 4.08% 8.05%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 6.91% 4.96% 10.11%
Number of salaries quoted 193 128 312
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% +15.38%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £29,875 £25,100
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £50,000 £42,250
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%
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
3196 3085 3432
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 81.68% 82.18% 79.61%
Number of salaries quoted 2765 2693 3025
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 £27,000 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +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 29 January 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 29 January 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
Wigan +2 16 £20,000 -47.71% 2
Stockport -3 16 £32,000 -8.57% 5
Bolton +18 15 £49,000 +40.00% 1
Altrincham +2 13 £42,500 - 3
Salford -1 5 £57,500 -
Cheadle +2 3 £45,000 +56.52% 2
Sale - 2 £33,750 -
Software Engineering
North West

Software Engineering
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 29 January 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.

1 194 (49.11%) C#
1 194 (49.11%) .NET
2 188 (47.59%) Agile Software Development
3 154 (38.99%) Degree
4 142 (35.95%) Java
5 140 (35.44%) ASP.NET
6 138 (34.94%) SQL Server
7 110 (27.85%) SQL
7 110 (27.85%) Windows
8 97 (24.56%) HTML
9 94 (23.80%) Scrum
10 82 (20.76%) JavaScript
10 82 (20.76%) OO
11 81 (20.51%) Linux
12 77 (19.49%) Web Services
13 69 (17.47%) Computer Science
14 68 (17.22%) XML
15 65 (16.46%) C++
16 64 (16.20%) TDD
17 59 (14.94%) MVC
17 59 (14.94%) SOAP
18 58 (14.68%) CSS
18 58 (14.68%) Project Management
19 50 (12.66%) J2EE
20 49 (12.41%) HTML5
21 48 (12.15%) VB.NET
22 47 (11.90%) Microsoft
23 43 (10.89%) WPF
24 42 (10.63%) Unit Testing
24 42 (10.63%) Spring

Software Engineering
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 29 January 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 19 (4.81%) Apache
2 17 (4.30%) Tomcat
3 8 (2.03%) WebSphere
3 8 (2.03%) JBoss
3 8 (2.03%) IIS
4 6 (1.52%) SharePoint
5 4 (1.01%) Elasticsearch
5 4 (1.01%) nginx
6 2 (0.51%) Zimbra
6 2 (0.51%) Liferay
6 2 (0.51%) CMS
6 2 (0.51%) GroupWise
6 2 (0.51%) MS Exchange
6 2 (0.51%) IBM Notes
6 2 (0.51%) Lotus Domino
6 2 (0.51%) WebLogic
7 1 (0.25%) SAS
7 1 (0.25%) CICS
7 1 (0.25%) BizTalk Server
7 1 (0.25%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 14 (3.54%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.25%) MS Office
2 1 (0.25%) Photoshop
2 1 (0.25%) Adobe Illustrator
Business Applications
1 5 (1.27%) Dynamics CRM
2 4 (1.01%) Magento
3 1 (0.25%) Zen Cart
3 1 (0.25%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 15 (3.80%) Microsoft Azure
2 12 (3.04%) Amazon AWS
3 6 (1.52%) Amazon EC2
4 4 (1.01%) Amazon SQS
4 4 (1.01%) Amazon S3
5 3 (0.76%) SaaS
6 1 (0.25%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 19 (4.81%) HTTP
2 11 (2.78%) Internet
3 6 (1.52%) Network Security
3 6 (1.52%) HTTPS
4 5 (1.27%) VPN
5 4 (1.01%) TCP/IP
6 3 (0.76%) IPsec
7 2 (0.51%) Firewall
7 2 (0.51%) Intranet
7 2 (0.51%) SMTP
7 2 (0.51%) DNS
8 1 (0.25%) LAN
8 1 (0.25%) WAN
8 1 (0.25%) Extranet
8 1 (0.25%) ZigBee
Database & Business Intelligence
1 138 (34.94%) SQL Server
2 34 (8.61%) Relational Database
3 24 (6.08%) SQL Server 2008
4 23 (5.82%) MySQL
5 22 (5.57%) RDBMS
6 11 (2.78%) PostgreSQL
7 9 (2.28%) OLTP
8 8 (2.03%) Big Data
9 6 (1.52%) Hazelcast
9 6 (1.52%) NoSQL
10 5 (1.27%) Data Warehouse
11 4 (1.01%) Amazon Redshift
11 4 (1.01%) SQL Server 2012
12 3 (0.76%) Hadoop
12 3 (0.76%) SQL Server 2005
13 2 (0.51%) Text Mining
13 2 (0.51%) Data Mining
14 1 (0.25%) DB2
14 1 (0.25%) SQL Server Reporting Services
14 1 (0.25%) Apache Hive
Development Applications
1 31 (7.85%) JUnit
2 24 (6.08%) Maven
3 19 (4.81%) NUnit
3 19 (4.81%) Eclipse
4 16 (4.05%) Visual Studio
4 16 (4.05%) Subversion
5 12 (3.04%) MSTest
5 12 (3.04%) Moq
6 10 (2.53%) JIRA
7 8 (2.03%) Redmine
8 5 (1.27%) Git (software)
8 5 (1.27%) Team Foundation Server
9 4 (1.01%) Gradle
9 4 (1.01%) Cucumber
10 3 (0.76%) Gerrit
10 3 (0.76%) SoapUI
10 3 (0.76%) Jenkins
10 3 (0.76%) Selenium
10 3 (0.76%) FitNesse
11 2 (0.51%) Mockito
General
1 27 (6.84%) Finance
2 23 (5.82%) Retail
3 15 (3.80%) Games
4 12 (3.04%) Marketing
5 9 (2.28%) Publishing
5 9 (2.28%) Telecoms
6 6 (1.52%) Electronics
7 4 (1.01%) Back Office
7 4 (1.01%) Manufacturing
8 2 (0.51%) Advertising
8 2 (0.51%) Financial Institution
8 2 (0.51%) Pharmaceutical
8 2 (0.51%) Multimedia
8 2 (0.51%) Banking
9 1 (0.25%) Billing
9 1 (0.25%) Front Office
9 1 (0.25%) Aerospace
9 1 (0.25%) Automotive
9 1 (0.25%) Arabic Language
9 1 (0.25%) French Language
Job Titles
1 226 (57.22%) Developer
2 119 (30.13%) Software Engineer
3 73 (18.48%) C# Developer
4 70 (17.72%) Software Developer
5 62 (15.70%) .NET Developer
6 59 (14.94%) Java Developer
7 39 (9.87%) C# .NET Developer
8 36 (9.11%) Senior Developer
8 36 (9.11%) C# ASP.NET Developer
9 33 (8.35%) C# Software Developer
10 29 (7.34%) .NET Software Developer
11 22 (5.57%) Java Software Engineer
12 21 (5.32%) Senior Software Developer
13 20 (5.06%) Web Developer
14 18 (4.56%) Senior Java Developer
14 18 (4.56%) Analyst
15 17 (4.30%) Development Manager
15 17 (4.30%) Java Software Developer
16 16 (4.05%) Software Manager
16 16 (4.05%) Senior Java Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 194 (49.11%) .NET
2 140 (35.44%) ASP.NET
3 97 (24.56%) HTML
4 77 (19.49%) Web Services
5 68 (17.22%) XML
6 59 (14.94%) SOAP
7 58 (14.68%) CSS
8 50 (12.66%) J2EE
9 49 (12.41%) HTML5
10 43 (10.89%) WPF
11 42 (10.63%) Spring
12 40 (10.13%) Ajax
13 38 (9.62%) Java EE
14 37 (9.37%) JMS
15 36 (9.11%) Servlets
15 36 (9.11%) WCF
16 33 (8.35%) Silverlight
17 27 (6.84%) RESTful
17 27 (6.84%) JSON
18 26 (6.58%) ASP.NET MVC
Miscellaneous
1 69 (17.47%) Computer Science
2 23 (5.82%) Enterprise Software
3 20 (5.06%) Analytical Skills
4 18 (4.56%) Mathematics
5 13 (3.29%) Online Games
6 11 (2.78%) Physics
6 11 (2.78%) Algorithms
7 10 (2.53%) User Experience
8 8 (2.03%) Client/Server
9 7 (1.77%) 3D Graphics
9 7 (1.77%) Mobile App
10 6 (1.52%) Statistics
10 6 (1.52%) Management Information System
11 5 (1.27%) N-Tier
11 5 (1.27%) NHS
11 5 (1.27%) Informatics
12 4 (1.01%) Embedded Systems
12 4 (1.01%) Visualisation
13 3 (0.76%) Cryptography
13 3 (0.76%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 110 (27.85%) Windows
2 81 (20.51%) Linux
3 40 (10.13%) UNIX
4 10 (2.53%) Android
5 9 (2.28%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 8 (2.03%) Apple iOS
7 7 (1.77%) Mac OS X
8 5 (1.27%) CentOS
9 4 (1.01%) Solaris
10 3 (0.76%) Embedded Linux
11 2 (0.51%) VxWorks
Processes & Methodologies
1 188 (47.59%) Agile Software Development
2 94 (23.80%) Scrum
3 82 (20.76%) OO
4 64 (16.20%) TDD
5 59 (14.94%) MVC
6 58 (14.68%) Project Management
7 42 (10.63%) Unit Testing
8 41 (10.38%) OOP
9 37 (9.37%) Web Development
10 34 (8.61%) E-Commerce
11 32 (8.10%) Requirements Analysis
12 30 (7.59%) OOD
13 26 (6.58%) Technical Architecture
13 26 (6.58%) UML
13 26 (6.58%) Mentoring
14 24 (6.08%) BDD
15 22 (5.57%) Continuous Integration
16 17 (4.30%) Configuration Management
17 16 (4.05%) Logistics
18 14 (3.54%) PRINCE2
Programming Languages
1 194 (49.11%) C#
2 142 (35.95%) Java
3 110 (27.85%) SQL
4 82 (20.76%) JavaScript
5 65 (16.46%) C++
6 48 (12.15%) VB.NET
7 28 (7.09%) PHP
8 25 (6.33%) C
9 24 (6.08%) Python
10 19 (4.81%) Ruby
11 14 (3.54%) VB
12 10 (2.53%) T-SQL
13 9 (2.28%) Scala
14 7 (1.77%) Perl
14 7 (1.77%) XPath
15 6 (1.52%) Objective-C
15 6 (1.52%) Embedded C
16 5 (1.27%) Shell Script
17 4 (1.01%) XAML
17 4 (1.01%) Embedded C++
Qualifications
1 154 (38.99%) Degree
2 4 (1.01%) PMP
2 4 (1.01%) PMI Certification
3 3 (0.76%) Security Cleared
4 2 (0.51%) MCPD
4 2 (0.51%) MCTS
4 2 (0.51%) DV Cleared
4 2 (0.51%) ISEB
4 2 (0.51%) Microsoft Certification
4 2 (0.51%) Oracle Certification
4 2 (0.51%) Sun Certification
4 2 (0.51%) MCP
4 2 (0.51%) PhD
4 2 (0.51%) Postgraduate
5 1 (0.25%) OCPJP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (2.53%) QA
2 4 (1.01%) SLA
3 1 (0.25%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 3 (0.76%) Firmware
1 3 (0.76%) Squid
2 1 (0.25%) Active Directory
2 1 (0.25%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (0.25%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 2 (0.51%) Opscode Chef
1 2 (0.51%) Hyperic
1 2 (0.51%) Puppet
2 1 (0.25%) MOM
Vendors
1 47 (11.90%) Microsoft
2 37 (9.37%) Oracle
3 13 (3.29%) Red Hat
4 9 (2.28%) Wonderware
5 5 (1.27%) Telerik
6 4 (1.01%) Xamarin
7 3 (0.76%) Apple
7 3 (0.76%) Perforce
7 3 (0.76%) Zend
8 2 (0.51%) Novell
8 2 (0.51%) Lotus
9 1 (0.25%) SAP
9 1 (0.25%) Business Objects
9 1 (0.25%) Cognos
9 1 (0.25%) Informatica
9 1 (0.25%) Sony
9 1 (0.25%) Teradata
9 1 (0.25%) Ab Initio
9 1 (0.25%) VMware
9 1 (0.25%) Sitecore
Manchester, Lancashire
X4 Group
Salary: £40k - 50k per year + company benefits
Posted: 22 hours ago
Altrincham, Cheshire
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Greater Manchester
Intapeople
Salary: £34000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Greater Manchester
Intapeople
Salary: £34000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Altrincham, Cheshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 25,000 - 45,000 + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Bolton, Lancashire
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £45000 - £53000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Wigan, Lancashire
ReThink Recruitment
Salary: £30000.00 - £37000.00 per annum + flexitime, holidays...
Posted: 2 days ago
Rochdale, Lancashire
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + great benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Wigan, Lancashire
Circle Recruitment
Posted: 2 days ago
Stockport, Cheshire
Saxon Recruitment Solutions
Salary: £24000 - £40000 per annum + + Bonus + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Saxon Recruitment Solutions
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + + Bonus + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Altrincham, Cheshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + BENEFITS
Posted: 5 days ago
Rochdale, Lancashire
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £32000 - £35000 per annum + competitive benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
C4 Commerce
Salary: From £25,000 to £40,000 per annum Excellent bonus package, share optio
Posted: 5 days ago
Oldham, Lancashire
Bluetownonline
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 6 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £28000 - £31000 per annum + car + bens + bonus
Posted: 6 days ago
Cheadle, Cheshire
Foresight Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Posted: 6 days ago
Stockport, Cheshire
MNM Associates Ltd
Salary: From £30,000 to £40,000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Cheadle, Cheshire
Foresight Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: From £25,000 to £35,000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £30000 - £31000 per annum + bens + car + bonus
Posted: 6 days ago