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 salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Software Engineering over the 3 months to 21 February 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
21 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Software Engineering
North West / Manchester
Rank 22 27 40
Rank change year-on-year
+5 +13
Permanent jobs citing Software Engineering 348 257 236
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 9.26% 7.86% 6.05%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 10.15% 8.68% 6.97%
Number of salaries quoted 245 216 203
Median salary £45,000 £47,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-5.26% +26.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £28,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £50,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £43,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-1.16% +7.50%

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
3430 2962 3384
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 91.22% 90.58% 86.77%
Number of salaries quoted 2905 2413 2878
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £57,500 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
- +5.88%

Software Engineering
Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

The demand trend of job ads across the Manchester region citing Software Engineering as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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 21 February 2017.

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 median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Software Engineering within the Manchester region over the 3 months to 21 February 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Oldham +1 54 £33,000 +37.50% 6
Stockport -1 10 £42,500 -10.52% 1
Altrincham -10 7 - -
Bury - 5 £47,500 -
Cheadle +3 2 £45,625 -3.94%
Sale - 2 £27,500 -
Rochdale - 1 £55,000 -
Software Engineering
North West

Software Engineering
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 21 February 2017, IT jobs citing Software Engineering also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Manchester region with a requirement for Software Engineering.

1 379 (55.17%) Agile Software Development
2 283 (41.19%) C#
2 283 (41.19%) Java
3 276 (40.17%) SQL
4 264 (38.43%) .NET
5 254 (36.97%) JavaScript
6 233 (33.92%) HTML
7 188 (27.37%) CSS
8 182 (26.49%) SQL Server
9 174 (25.33%) Scrum
10 172 (25.04%) Degree
11 160 (23.29%) C++
12 158 (23.00%) MVC
12 158 (23.00%) jQuery
13 157 (22.85%) ASP.NET
14 144 (20.96%) OO
15 141 (20.52%) MySQL
16 136 (19.80%) Continuous Integration
17 129 (18.78%) AngularJS
18 123 (17.90%) Linux
19 110 (16.01%) Git (software)
20 108 (15.72%) TDD
21 105 (15.28%) Web Services
21 105 (15.28%) Web Development
22 99 (14.41%) PHP
23 91 (13.25%) SDLC
24 89 (12.95%) C
24 89 (12.95%) Spring
25 87 (12.66%) Finance
26 84 (12.23%) Python

Software Engineering
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 52 (7.57%) Apache Spark
2 48 (6.99%) Elasticsearch
3 35 (5.09%) Apache Pig
4 29 (4.22%) Tomcat
5 17 (2.47%) Apache Solr
6 16 (2.33%) JBoss
7 13 (1.89%) WebSphere
8 11 (1.60%) Apache
9 10 (1.46%) WebLogic
10 6 (0.87%) Confluence
11 5 (0.73%) OpenStack
11 5 (0.73%) Umbraco
12 3 (0.44%) Jetty
13 2 (0.29%) CMS
13 2 (0.29%) nginx
14 1 (0.15%) Exchange Server 2007
14 1 (0.15%) IIS
14 1 (0.15%) MS Exchange
14 1 (0.15%) SharePoint
14 1 (0.15%) WordPress
Applications
1 41 (5.97%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 5 (0.73%) Visualfiles
2 2 (0.29%) Magento
2 2 (0.29%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 1 (0.15%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 64 (9.32%) Amazon AWS
2 28 (4.08%) Microsoft Azure
3 16 (2.33%) Google Cloud Platform
4 14 (2.04%) Amazon EC2
4 14 (2.04%) GitHub
5 11 (1.60%) Amazon S3
6 9 (1.31%) SaaS
7 4 (0.58%) AWS CloudFormation
8 3 (0.44%) Amazon EMR
8 3 (0.44%) Amazon Kinesis
8 3 (0.44%) Amazon SQS
8 3 (0.44%) Cloud Computing
9 2 (0.29%) Heroku
9 2 (0.29%) PaaS
10 1 (0.15%) Azure Machine Learning
10 1 (0.15%) DigitalOcean
10 1 (0.15%) Google App Engine
10 1 (0.15%) IaaS
10 1 (0.15%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 28 (4.08%) Internet
2 12 (1.75%) HTTP
3 11 (1.60%) DNS
3 11 (1.60%) Firewall
4 10 (1.46%) NAS
4 10 (1.46%) SAN
4 10 (1.46%) TCP/IP
5 7 (1.02%) Skype
6 5 (0.73%) Broadband
6 5 (0.73%) Ethernet
6 5 (0.73%) Intranet
7 4 (0.58%) Wireless
8 3 (0.44%) HTTPS
8 3 (0.44%) Modbus
8 3 (0.44%) RS-485
8 3 (0.44%) ZigBee
9 2 (0.29%) RS-232
10 1 (0.15%) LAN
10 1 (0.15%) VPN
10 1 (0.15%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 182 (26.49%) SQL Server
2 141 (20.52%) MySQL
3 79 (11.50%) Big Data
4 55 (8.01%) NoSQL
5 51 (7.42%) MongoDB
6 47 (6.84%) Hadoop
7 41 (5.97%) Relational Database
8 35 (5.09%) Apache Hive
9 33 (4.80%) RDBMS
10 30 (4.37%) SQL Server 2008
11 16 (2.33%) SQL Server 2000
12 13 (1.89%) Amazon Redshift
13 11 (1.60%) Data Warehouse
14 7 (1.02%) SQL Server 2012
15 6 (0.87%) Apache Cassandra
15 6 (0.87%) Oracle Database
16 4 (0.58%) Hazelcast
16 4 (0.58%) PostgreSQL
17 3 (0.44%) DB2
17 3 (0.44%) Neo4j
Development Applications
1 110 (16.01%) Git (software)
2 71 (10.33%) Visual Studio
3 57 (8.30%) JIRA
4 53 (7.71%) Jenkins
5 51 (7.42%) Team Foundation Server
6 45 (6.55%) NUnit
7 39 (5.68%) Subversion
8 35 (5.09%) JUnit
9 27 (3.93%) MSTest
10 26 (3.78%) Atlassian Bamboo
11 21 (3.06%) Mercurial
12 19 (2.77%) Maven
13 18 (2.62%) Selenium
14 16 (2.33%) GoCD
15 14 (2.04%) Eclipse
16 12 (1.75%) Hudson
17 9 (1.31%) Octopus Deploy
17 9 (1.31%) TeamCity
18 7 (1.02%) Bitbucket
18 7 (1.02%) Gradle
General
1 87 (12.66%) Finance
2 42 (6.11%) Retail
3 25 (3.64%) Electronics
4 20 (2.91%) Military
5 19 (2.77%) Manufacturing
6 18 (2.62%) Games
7 11 (1.60%) Telecoms
8 10 (1.46%) Marketing
9 5 (0.73%) Law
9 5 (0.73%) Pharmaceutical
10 4 (0.58%) Advertising
11 3 (0.44%) Aerospace
11 3 (0.44%) Banking
11 3 (0.44%) Legal
11 3 (0.44%) Multimedia
12 1 (0.15%) Music Industry
Job Titles
1 356 (51.82%) Developer
2 254 (36.97%) Software Engineer
3 106 (15.43%) Software Developer
4 99 (14.41%) Java Developer
5 93 (13.54%) C# Developer
6 84 (12.23%) .NET Developer
6 84 (12.23%) Java Engineer
7 80 (11.64%) Java Software Engineer
8 65 (9.46%) Senior Software Engineer
9 63 (9.17%) Senior Developer
10 62 (9.02%) C# .NET Developer
11 61 (8.88%) C# Software Developer
12 53 (7.71%) C# Software Engineer
13 51 (7.42%) Web Developer
14 50 (7.28%) .NET Software Developer
15 47 (6.84%) ASP.NET Developer
16 46 (6.70%) Developer/Software Engineer
17 42 (6.11%) Senior Java Developer
18 41 (5.97%) Java Software Developer
19 40 (5.82%) .NET Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 264 (38.43%) .NET
2 233 (33.92%) HTML
3 188 (27.37%) CSS
4 158 (23.00%) jQuery
5 157 (22.85%) ASP.NET
6 129 (18.78%) AngularJS
7 105 (15.28%) Web Services
8 89 (12.95%) Spring
9 81 (11.79%) WCF
10 75 (10.92%) J2EE
11 74 (10.77%) XML
12 68 (9.90%) HTML5
13 67 (9.75%) Hibernate
13 67 (9.75%) REST
14 65 (9.46%) WPF
15 64 (9.32%) ASP.NET MVC
16 56 (8.15%) RESTful
17 55 (8.01%) Node.js
18 49 (7.13%) SOAP
18 49 (7.13%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 77 (11.21%) Computer Science
2 50 (7.28%) iPad
3 43 (6.26%) User Experience
4 42 (6.11%) Algorithms
5 34 (4.95%) Enterprise Software
6 28 (4.08%) Analytical Skills
7 26 (3.78%) Data Structures
7 26 (3.78%) Mobile App
8 17 (2.47%) PKI
9 14 (2.04%) Cyberthreat
10 13 (1.89%) Management Information System
11 12 (1.75%) Xbox
12 10 (1.46%) Animation
12 10 (1.46%) Device Driver
13 9 (1.31%) Data Centre
13 9 (1.31%) Internet of Things
14 6 (0.87%) mHealth
15 5 (0.73%) Cybercrime
15 5 (0.73%) N-Tier
15 5 (0.73%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 123 (17.90%) Linux
2 68 (9.90%) Windows
3 30 (4.37%) Apple iOS
4 20 (2.91%) Embedded Linux
5 17 (2.47%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 15 (2.18%) Android
7 10 (1.46%) Windows XP
8 8 (1.16%) Unix
9 4 (0.58%) Windows Server
10 3 (0.44%) CentOS
10 3 (0.44%) Mac OS X
11 2 (0.29%) Mac OS
11 2 (0.29%) Windows Embedded Compact
11 2 (0.29%) Windows Phone
12 1 (0.15%) Ubuntu
12 1 (0.15%) Windows Server 2008
12 1 (0.15%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 379 (55.17%) Agile Software Development
2 174 (25.33%) Scrum
3 158 (23.00%) MVC
4 144 (20.96%) OO
5 136 (19.80%) Continuous Integration
6 108 (15.72%) TDD
7 105 (15.28%) Web Development
8 91 (13.25%) SDLC
9 78 (11.35%) DevOps
10 65 (9.46%) E-Commerce
11 58 (8.44%) Microservices
12 55 (8.01%) Open Source
13 54 (7.86%) Analytics
13 54 (7.86%) Multithreading
14 45 (6.55%) OOD
15 44 (6.40%) Validation
16 43 (6.26%) BDD
17 42 (6.11%) UML
17 42 (6.11%) Unit Testing
18 40 (5.82%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 283 (41.19%) C#
1 283 (41.19%) Java
2 276 (40.17%) SQL
3 254 (36.97%) JavaScript
4 160 (23.29%) C++
5 99 (14.41%) PHP
6 89 (12.95%) C
7 84 (12.23%) Python
8 83 (12.08%) T-SQL
9 65 (9.46%) Ruby
10 53 (7.71%) Perl
11 41 (5.97%) Embedded C
12 35 (5.09%) Scala
13 29 (4.22%) Objective-C
13 29 (4.22%) VB.NET
14 28 (4.08%) Apple Swift
14 28 (4.08%) PL/SQL
15 23 (3.35%) Embedded C++
16 20 (2.91%) Go
17 19 (2.77%) VB
Qualifications
1 172 (25.04%) Degree
2 41 (5.97%) Security Cleared
3 35 (5.09%) DV Cleared
4 15 (2.18%) HNC
5 14 (2.04%) HND
6 13 (1.89%) ISTQB
7 10 (1.46%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
8 9 (1.31%) ISEB
9 3 (0.44%) AWS Certification
9 3 (0.44%) ITIL Certification
9 3 (0.44%) PRINCE2 Certification
10 1 (0.15%) CISSP
10 1 (0.15%) CREST Certified
10 1 (0.15%) GIAC
10 1 (0.15%) OSCE
10 1 (0.15%) OSCP
10 1 (0.15%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 25 (3.64%) QA
2 12 (1.75%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 12 (1.75%) PCI DSS
3 5 (0.73%) WCAG
4 3 (0.44%) SLA
5 2 (0.29%) SDET
6 1 (0.15%) ISO 9001
6 1 (0.15%) MISRA
System Software
1 48 (6.99%) Docker
2 33 (4.80%) VMware Infrastructure
3 32 (4.66%) Hyper-V
4 30 (4.37%) Firmware
5 11 (1.60%) VMware ESX
6 10 (1.46%) VMware ESXi
7 8 (1.16%) Virtual Machines
8 1 (0.15%) Active Directory
8 1 (0.15%) Apache ZooKeeper
8 1 (0.15%) vSphere
8 1 (0.15%) Xen
Systems Management
1 20 (2.91%) Ansible
2 19 (2.77%) Terraform
3 17 (2.47%) Puppet
4 16 (2.33%) Opscode Chef
5 10 (1.46%) SCOM
6 6 (0.87%) Packer
7 3 (0.44%) HP Quality Center
8 2 (0.29%) Grafana
8 2 (0.29%) Graphite
8 2 (0.29%) Kibana
8 2 (0.29%) Uchiwa
9 1 (0.15%) Backup Exec
9 1 (0.15%) Cobbler
9 1 (0.15%) logstash
9 1 (0.15%) Salt
Vendors
1 75 (10.92%) Microsoft
2 58 (8.44%) Oracle
3 51 (7.42%) VMware
4 30 (4.37%) Google
5 16 (2.33%) Red Hat
6 12 (1.75%) IBM
7 10 (1.46%) SAP
8 8 (1.16%) BEA
9 5 (0.73%) LexisNexis
9 5 (0.73%) Xamarin
10 3 (0.44%) EMC
10 3 (0.44%) Xilinx
11 2 (0.29%) Apiary
11 2 (0.29%) Apple
11 2 (0.29%) Atlassian
11 2 (0.29%) MuleSoft
11 2 (0.29%) WSO2
12 1 (0.15%) AVG
12 1 (0.15%) ForgeRock
12 1 (0.15%) Rackspace
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Webrecruit
Salary: £32,500 per annum Plus Benefits
Posted: 1 hour ago
Salford, Lancashire
Sanderson
Salary: £25000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 22 hours ago
Greater Manchester
Asset Resourcing Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 5 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Salary: plus excellent additional benefits
Posted: 23 hours ago
Greater Manchester
Verticality Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
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Oscar
Salary: £80000 - £100000 per annum + PHI, Pension, Bonus
Posted: 3 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
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Salary: 40,000 - 60,000 plus excellent benefits
Posted: 23 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
TEKsystems
Salary: £35000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: Excellent
Posted: Yesterday
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Real Time Recruitment Solutions
Salary: Competitive Salary + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 23 hours ago
Greater Manchester
Verticality Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
Saxon Recruitment Solutions
Salary: £28000 - £38000 per annum + Benefits + Flexible Working
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
Digital Gurus
Salary: negotiable + benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Greater Manchester
Verticality Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 30,000 - 50,000 plus benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Saxon Recruitment Solutions
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Excellent Benefits + Bonus
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Digital Gurus
Salary: £60000 - £80000.00 per annum + pension, healthcare, etc.
Posted: 5 days ago
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ReThink Recruitment
Salary: £60000 - £80000 per annum
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Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 37,000
Posted: 6 days ago
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The Bridge Ltd
Salary: Up to £60,000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
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Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £50000 - £65000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
ReThink Recruitment
Salary: £35000 - £43000 per annum + Fantastic Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Informatiq Consulting
Salary: £55000 - £60000 per annum + Benefits
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Total Recruitment Specialists Limited / TRG / Total recruitment group
Salary: £45000 - £55000 Per Annum
Posted: 4 days ago
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The Bridge Ltd
Salary: Up to £60,000 per annum plus benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
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Raytheon Systems Ltd
Salary: Competitive salary plus benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
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