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 21 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
21 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Software Engineering
Rank 54 52 33
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -19
Permanent jobs citing Software Engineering 172 177 288
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 4.18% 4.48% 7.70%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 5.11% 5.76% 9.57%
Number of salaries quoted 135 160 233
Average salary £40,000 £32,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+23.07% -7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £26,000 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £53,500 £52,500 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £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
3367 3071 3008
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 81.74% 77.65% 80.38%
Number of salaries quoted 2695 2635 2615
Average salary £40,000 £38,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £27,000 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.65% +2.50%

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 21 August 2014.

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 21 August 2014. 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
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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
Salford -3 17 £40,000 +23.07% 2
Cheadle +4 12 £35,000 +22.80%
Wigan - 7 - - 2
Altrincham +4 6 £32,750 -11.48% 2
Stockport -15 6 £41,250 +15.38% 2
Bolton +5 3 £28,500 -24.00% 1
Rochdale - 3 £48,000 -
Sale +5 2 £38,750 +3.33%
Oldham - 2 £35,000 -
Bury - 1 £27,500 -
Software Engineering
North West

Software Engineering
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 21 August 2014, 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.

1 165 (46.88%) .NET
2 152 (43.18%) C#
3 113 (32.10%) SQL Server
4 108 (30.68%) Windows
5 107 (30.40%) Java
6 96 (27.27%) Linux
7 86 (24.43%) ASP.NET
8 84 (23.86%) OO
9 80 (22.73%) SQL
10 68 (19.32%) C++
10 68 (19.32%) JavaScript
11 67 (19.03%) Computer Science
12 64 (18.18%) Agile Software Development
13 62 (17.61%) Degree
14 57 (16.19%) WCF
15 54 (15.34%) XML
16 52 (14.77%) Android
17 51 (14.49%) HTML
17 51 (14.49%) Scrum
18 48 (13.64%) Web Services
19 47 (13.35%) Spring
20 43 (12.22%) Project Management
20 43 (12.22%) TDD
20 43 (12.22%) Ruby
20 43 (12.22%) .NET Framework
21 41 (11.65%) MVC
22 39 (11.08%) VB.NET
23 37 (10.51%) C
23 37 (10.51%) Python
24 34 (9.66%) PHP

Software Engineering
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 21 August 2014, 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 25 (7.10%) Tomcat
2 23 (6.53%) WebSphere
3 22 (6.25%) Apache
4 13 (3.69%) SharePoint
5 11 (3.13%) SharePoint 2013
5 11 (3.13%) SharePoint 2010
6 5 (1.42%) Node.js
7 3 (0.85%) IIS
8 2 (0.57%) ArchestrA
9 1 (0.28%) Elasticsearch
9 1 (0.28%) IBM Notes
9 1 (0.28%) Lotus Domino
9 1 (0.28%) Adobe CQ
9 1 (0.28%) MS Exchange
9 1 (0.28%) GroupWise
9 1 (0.28%) FileNet
9 1 (0.28%) CMS
9 1 (0.28%) Sitecore CMS
9 1 (0.28%) LiveCycle
9 1 (0.28%) Zimbra
Applications
1 12 (3.41%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.28%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 5 (1.42%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.28%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 16 (4.55%) SaaS
2 14 (3.98%) Amazon AWS
3 13 (3.69%) Amazon EC2
4 7 (1.99%) Microsoft Azure
5 1 (0.28%) Amazon S3
5 1 (0.28%) Amazon SQS
Communications & Networking
1 29 (8.24%) HTTP
2 20 (5.68%) Internet
3 12 (3.41%) Firewall
3 12 (3.41%) SMTP
3 12 (3.41%) DNS
4 1 (0.28%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 113 (32.10%) SQL Server
2 19 (5.40%) SQL Server 2008
3 18 (5.11%) Hazelcast
4 17 (4.83%) PostgreSQL
5 14 (3.98%) Relational Database
6 13 (3.69%) SQL Server 2005
7 9 (2.56%) MySQL
8 6 (1.70%) SQL Server 2012
9 5 (1.42%) Big Data
10 3 (0.85%) MongoDB
10 3 (0.85%) OLTP
10 3 (0.85%) RDBMS
11 2 (0.57%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 1 (0.28%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 1 (0.28%) Oracle Database 10g
12 1 (0.28%) Apache Cassandra
12 1 (0.28%) NoSQL
12 1 (0.28%) Redis
12 1 (0.28%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 27 (7.67%) Maven
2 21 (5.97%) Visual Studio
3 20 (5.68%) Git (software)
4 13 (3.69%) Subversion
5 12 (3.41%) JUnit
5 12 (3.41%) JMeter
5 12 (3.41%) Jenkins
6 11 (3.13%) Eclipse
7 8 (2.27%) Selenium
8 5 (1.42%) Gradle
9 4 (1.14%) Grunt
9 4 (1.14%) Team Foundation Server
9 4 (1.14%) Gerrit
9 4 (1.14%) Xcode
10 3 (0.85%) NUnit
10 3 (0.85%) Ant
10 3 (0.85%) SCons
10 3 (0.85%) Hudson
11 2 (0.57%) Appcelerator Titanium
11 2 (0.57%) FxCop
General
1 25 (7.10%) Games
2 13 (3.69%) Retail
3 11 (3.13%) Finance
4 10 (2.84%) Legal
5 7 (1.99%) Manufacturing
5 7 (1.99%) Marketing
6 3 (0.85%) Pharmaceutical
6 3 (0.85%) Electronics
7 2 (0.57%) Financial Institution
7 2 (0.57%) Military
7 2 (0.57%) Banking
8 1 (0.28%) Aerospace
8 1 (0.28%) Multimedia
8 1 (0.28%) Back Office
8 1 (0.28%) Telecoms
8 1 (0.28%) Advertising
8 1 (0.28%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 220 (62.50%) Developer
2 137 (38.92%) Software Engineer
3 75 (21.31%) .NET Developer
3 75 (21.31%) Software Developer
4 67 (19.03%) C# Developer
5 55 (15.63%) C# .NET Developer
6 50 (14.20%) Senior Developer
7 49 (13.92%) Java Developer
8 43 (12.22%) C# ASP.NET Developer
9 28 (7.95%) C# Software Developer
10 27 (7.67%) .NET Software Engineer
11 23 (6.53%) Web Developer
11 23 (6.53%) .NET Software Developer
12 21 (5.97%) C# Software Engineer
13 20 (5.68%) ASP.NET Developer
14 17 (4.83%) Senior Java Developer
15 16 (4.55%) Senior C# Developer
15 16 (4.55%) Java Software Engineer
15 16 (4.55%) Senior Software Developer
16 13 (3.69%) C++ Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 165 (46.88%) .NET
2 86 (24.43%) ASP.NET
3 57 (16.19%) WCF
4 54 (15.34%) XML
5 51 (14.49%) HTML
6 48 (13.64%) Web Services
7 47 (13.35%) Spring
8 43 (12.22%) .NET Framework
9 32 (9.09%) CSS
10 29 (8.24%) Servlets
10 29 (8.24%) HTML5
11 28 (7.95%) Ruby on Rails
11 28 (7.95%) JMS
12 26 (7.39%) LINQ
12 26 (7.39%) jQuery
13 25 (7.10%) Grails
13 25 (7.10%) XSLT
13 25 (7.10%) J2EE
14 24 (6.82%) J2SE
15 23 (6.53%) DOM
Miscellaneous
1 67 (19.03%) Computer Science
2 25 (7.10%) Mobile App
3 22 (6.25%) 3D Graphics
4 20 (5.68%) Enterprise Software
5 16 (4.55%) Animation
6 12 (3.41%) Mathematics
7 10 (2.84%) iPhone
8 8 (2.27%) Physics
8 8 (2.27%) iPad
9 7 (1.99%) Open Source
10 4 (1.14%) Neural Network
10 4 (1.14%) N-Tier
11 3 (0.85%) Online Games
11 3 (0.85%) Social Media
11 3 (0.85%) Embedded Systems
12 2 (0.57%) Management Information System
12 2 (0.57%) Streaming Media
12 2 (0.57%) PDA
13 1 (0.28%) BBC
13 1 (0.28%) DTV
Operating Systems
1 108 (30.68%) Windows
2 96 (27.27%) Linux
3 52 (14.77%) Android
4 28 (7.95%) Apple iOS
5 26 (7.39%) Mac OS X
6 24 (6.82%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 13 (3.69%) UNIX
8 4 (1.14%) Windows Server 2012
9 3 (0.85%) Windows 7
10 2 (0.57%) Windows CE
10 2 (0.57%) Windows Server 2003
10 2 (0.57%) Windows Server 2008
11 1 (0.28%) CentOS
11 1 (0.28%) AIX
11 1 (0.28%) Fedora
11 1 (0.28%) Ubuntu
11 1 (0.28%) Embedded Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 84 (23.86%) OO
2 64 (18.18%) Agile Software Development
3 51 (14.49%) Scrum
4 43 (12.22%) Project Management
4 43 (12.22%) TDD
5 41 (11.65%) MVC
6 34 (9.66%) OOP
7 32 (9.09%) Continuous Integration
8 31 (8.81%) Unit Testing
9 28 (7.95%) OOD
10 23 (6.53%) Requirements Analysis
11 22 (6.25%) Automated Testing
12 20 (5.68%) SOA
13 19 (5.40%) Time Management
14 18 (5.11%) Configuration Management
15 16 (4.55%) E-Commerce
15 16 (4.55%) iOS Development
16 15 (4.26%) Mobile Application Development
16 15 (4.26%) Android Development
16 15 (4.26%) Change Control
Programming Languages
1 152 (43.18%) C#
2 107 (30.40%) Java
3 80 (22.73%) SQL
4 68 (19.32%) JavaScript
4 68 (19.32%) C++
5 43 (12.22%) Ruby
6 39 (11.08%) VB.NET
7 37 (10.51%) Python
7 37 (10.51%) C
8 34 (9.66%) PHP
9 28 (7.95%) Perl
10 23 (6.53%) XPath
11 14 (3.98%) Objective-C
12 6 (1.70%) Lua
13 5 (1.42%) Scala
14 3 (0.85%) Groovy
15 2 (0.57%) Shell Script
15 2 (0.57%) PowerHouse
15 2 (0.57%) Ada
15 2 (0.57%) ActionScript
Qualifications
1 62 (17.61%) Degree
2 4 (1.14%) Microsoft Certification
3 2 (0.57%) OCPJP
4 1 (0.28%) ISTQB
4 1 (0.28%) SC Cleared
4 1 (0.28%) Security Cleared
4 1 (0.28%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (3.13%) QA
2 5 (1.42%) ISO 9001
3 1 (0.28%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 3 (0.85%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (0.57%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 2 (0.57%) Hyperic
2 1 (0.28%) logstash
2 1 (0.28%) YUM
2 1 (0.28%) Puppet
2 1 (0.28%) Vagrant
Vendors
1 34 (9.66%) Microsoft
2 24 (6.82%) Red Hat
3 15 (4.26%) Oracle
4 12 (3.41%) Wonderware
5 7 (1.99%) Apple
6 6 (1.70%) VMware
7 4 (1.14%) JBoss
7 4 (1.14%) Perforce
7 4 (1.14%) Facebook
7 4 (1.14%) Xamarin
8 2 (0.57%) Appcelerator
9 1 (0.28%) Twitter
9 1 (0.28%) Rackspace
9 1 (0.28%) SaltStack
9 1 (0.28%) IBM
9 1 (0.28%) SAP
9 1 (0.28%) Adobe
9 1 (0.28%) Novell
9 1 (0.28%) Lotus
9 1 (0.28%) Google
Greater Manchester
EasyWebRecruitment.com
Salary: £40,000 - £55,000+ PA depending on experience
Posted: 9 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £50000 - £62000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Greater Manchester
EasyWebRecruitment.com
Salary: £18,000 - £25,000+ per annum depending on experien
Posted: Yesterday
Wigan, Lancashire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £18000 - £20000 per annum + bens
Posted: Yesterday
Altrincham, Cheshire
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Digitech Resourcing Ltd
Salary: From £30,000 to £55,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Technology Sourcing Limited
Salary: From £35,000 to £45,000 per annum + BONUS AND BENEFITS
Posted: 3 days ago
Greater Manchester
EasyWebRecruitment.com
Salary: £18,000 - £55,000
Posted: 3 days ago
Wigan, Lancashire
Circle Recruitment
Posted: 3 days ago
Stockport, Cheshire
Premier Group Recruitment
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Digitech Resourcing Ltd
Salary: From £25,000 to £45,000 per annum Great Benefits and Career Progressio
Posted: 3 days ago
Altrincham, Cheshire
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Staffline Group PLC
Salary: From £25,000 to £45,000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Searchability.co.uk
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Foresight Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: From £45,000 to £55,000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Bolton, Lancashire
RMI International
Salary: From £35,000 to £40,000 per annum
Posted: 20 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Williams Interactive
Salary: Up to £38,000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 21 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
SG Gaming
Salary: Up to £30,000 per annum + Benefits and Bonus
Posted: 21 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
SIS Ltd
Posted: 24 days ago