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 28 September 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
28 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Software Engineering
Rank 21 45 56
Rank change year-on-year
+24 +11
Permanent jobs citing Software Engineering 368 210 174
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 9.73% 5.39% 4.33%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 10.82% 6.00% 4.96%
Number of salaries quoted 315 196 137
Median salary £42,500 £42,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+1.19% +5.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £27,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £50,000
UK excluding London median salary £44,250 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.62% +3.75%
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
3402 3502 3506
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 89.90% 89.86% 87.32%
Number of salaries quoted 2889 2894 2891
Median salary £44,000 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+3.52% +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £58,000 £60,000
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 28 September 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 median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Software Engineering within the Manchester region over the 3 months to 28 September 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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
Stockport +14 39 £47,500 +37.68% 5
Bolton 0 10 £42,500 +13.33% 1
Rochdale - 10 £55,000 -
Cheadle +1 6 £47,500 - 1
Oldham - 4 £35,000 -
Altrincham +10 2 £34,500 -27.36% 1
Software Engineering
North West

Software Engineering
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 28 September 2016, 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.

1 349 (60.59%) Agile Software Development
2 243 (42.19%) .NET
3 237 (41.15%) C#
4 234 (40.63%) Java
5 211 (36.63%) SQL
6 200 (34.72%) JavaScript
7 173 (30.03%) CSS
8 162 (28.13%) Scrum
9 150 (26.04%) HTML
10 147 (25.52%) C++
11 141 (24.48%) SQL Server
12 129 (22.40%) ASP.NET
13 124 (21.53%) OO
13 124 (21.53%) Degree
14 115 (19.97%) MVC
15 110 (19.10%) Finance
16 99 (17.19%) J2EE
17 94 (16.32%) TDD
18 93 (16.15%) Git (software)
19 90 (15.63%) jQuery
20 89 (15.45%) Continuous Integration
20 89 (15.45%) AngularJS
21 80 (13.89%) Team Foundation Server
22 74 (12.85%) T-SQL
23 73 (12.67%) Web Services
23 73 (12.67%) SDLC
24 67 (11.63%) Computer Science
24 67 (11.63%) Spring
25 65 (11.28%) XML
26 63 (10.94%) JIRA

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 29 (5.03%) WebLogic
2 26 (4.51%) Tomcat
3 20 (3.47%) Elasticsearch
4 17 (2.95%) JBoss
5 16 (2.78%) Apache Spark
6 10 (1.74%) Confluence
7 9 (1.56%) Apache
7 9 (1.56%) CMS
7 9 (1.56%) OpenStack
8 7 (1.22%) Apache Solr
9 6 (1.04%) nginx
10 3 (0.52%) Apache Pig
10 3 (0.52%) Umbraco
10 3 (0.52%) WebSphere
11 2 (0.35%) Sitecore CMS
12 1 (0.17%) Exchange Server 2007
12 1 (0.17%) Jetty
12 1 (0.17%) MS Exchange
12 1 (0.17%) SharePoint
12 1 (0.17%) WordPress
Applications
1 18 (3.13%) MS Excel
2 6 (1.04%) Adobe Illustrator
2 6 (1.04%) Photoshop
3 3 (0.52%) 3ds Max
3 3 (0.52%) Adobe After Effects
4 2 (0.35%) Maya
4 2 (0.35%) MS Office
4 2 (0.35%) ZBrush
Business Applications
1 10 (1.74%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (0.17%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 52 (9.03%) Amazon AWS
2 31 (5.38%) Microsoft Azure
3 15 (2.60%) Amazon EC2
4 12 (2.08%) SaaS
5 11 (1.91%) GitHub
6 10 (1.74%) Amazon S3
7 9 (1.56%) Cloud Computing
8 5 (0.87%) Amazon ElastiCache
8 5 (0.87%) PaaS
9 3 (0.52%) Google Cloud Platform
10 1 (0.17%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
10 1 (0.17%) Google App Engine
10 1 (0.17%) Heroku
10 1 (0.17%) iTunes
10 1 (0.17%) Office 365
10 1 (0.17%) TestFlight
Communications & Networking
1 21 (3.65%) Internet
2 16 (2.78%) HTTP
3 11 (1.91%) DNS
3 11 (1.91%) Firewall
4 10 (1.74%) NAS
4 10 (1.74%) SAN
5 5 (0.87%) Intranet
5 5 (0.87%) SSL
5 5 (0.87%) Wireless
6 3 (0.52%) Ethernet
6 3 (0.52%) HTTPS
6 3 (0.52%) Modbus
6 3 (0.52%) RS-485
6 3 (0.52%) Wi-Fi
6 3 (0.52%) ZigBee
7 2 (0.35%) Bluetooth
7 2 (0.35%) TCP/IP
8 1 (0.17%) DHCP
8 1 (0.17%) LAN
8 1 (0.17%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 141 (24.48%) SQL Server
2 57 (9.90%) MySQL
3 55 (9.55%) NoSQL
4 30 (5.21%) MongoDB
5 25 (4.34%) Big Data
6 16 (2.78%) Data Warehouse
7 15 (2.60%) Hadoop
7 15 (2.60%) Relational Database
8 14 (2.43%) SQL Server 2008
9 12 (2.08%) Apache Cassandra
10 11 (1.91%) PostgreSQL
11 10 (1.74%) Amazon Redshift
11 10 (1.74%) Neo4j
11 10 (1.74%) RDBMS
12 8 (1.39%) GIS
13 6 (1.04%) Redis
14 4 (0.69%) Apache Hive
14 4 (0.69%) SQL Server 2012
14 4 (0.69%) SQLite
15 3 (0.52%) Azure SQL Database
Development Applications
1 93 (16.15%) Git (software)
2 80 (13.89%) Team Foundation Server
3 63 (10.94%) JIRA
4 60 (10.42%) Jenkins
5 47 (8.16%) JUnit
6 46 (7.99%) NUnit
7 42 (7.29%) Visual Studio
8 31 (5.38%) Maven
9 29 (5.03%) Selenium
10 25 (4.34%) Eclipse
10 25 (4.34%) MSTest
10 25 (4.34%) Subversion
11 13 (2.26%) Cucumber
11 13 (2.26%) Vagrant
12 12 (2.08%) Jasmine
13 9 (1.56%) Mercurial
14 8 (1.39%) Atlassian Bamboo
14 8 (1.39%) IntelliJ
15 7 (1.22%) JMeter
15 7 (1.22%) RSpec
General
1 110 (19.10%) Finance
2 42 (7.29%) Electronics
3 21 (3.65%) Marketing
4 19 (3.30%) Games
5 17 (2.95%) Manufacturing
6 16 (2.78%) Retail
6 16 (2.78%) Telecoms
7 8 (1.39%) Pharmaceutical
8 5 (0.87%) iGaming
8 5 (0.87%) Law
9 4 (0.69%) Aerospace
9 4 (0.69%) Local Government
10 3 (0.52%) Back Office
10 3 (0.52%) Military
10 3 (0.52%) Music Industry
11 1 (0.17%) Banking
Job Titles
1 276 (47.92%) Developer
2 207 (35.94%) Software Engineer
3 102 (17.71%) Software Developer
4 86 (14.93%) .NET Developer
4 86 (14.93%) C# Developer
4 86 (14.93%) Java Developer
5 72 (12.50%) C# .NET Developer
6 68 (11.81%) C# Software Developer
7 63 (10.94%) .NET Software Developer
8 59 (10.24%) Senior Developer
9 53 (9.20%) .NET Software Engineer
10 52 (9.03%) C# Software Engineer
11 49 (8.51%) Senior Software Engineer
12 45 (7.81%) C++ Software Engineer
12 45 (7.81%) SQL Developer
13 41 (7.12%) Graduate
14 36 (6.25%) Lead Developer
14 36 (6.25%) Senior Java Developer
15 33 (5.73%) Java Engineer
16 30 (5.21%) ASP.NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 243 (42.19%) .NET
2 173 (30.03%) CSS
3 150 (26.04%) HTML
4 129 (22.40%) ASP.NET
5 99 (17.19%) J2EE
6 90 (15.63%) jQuery
7 89 (15.45%) AngularJS
8 73 (12.67%) Web Services
9 67 (11.63%) Spring
10 65 (11.28%) XML
11 62 (10.76%) WPF
12 58 (10.07%) RESTful
13 55 (9.55%) WCF
14 53 (9.20%) ASP.NET MVC
15 52 (9.03%) REST
16 51 (8.85%) HTML5
17 49 (8.51%) Hibernate
18 46 (7.99%) SOAP
19 37 (6.42%) CSS3
20 32 (5.56%) Node.js
Miscellaneous
1 67 (11.63%) Computer Science
2 41 (7.12%) User Experience
3 34 (5.90%) Mobile App
4 30 (5.21%) Enterprise Software
5 29 (5.03%) Data Centre
6 23 (3.99%) Mathematics
7 22 (3.82%) Analytical Skills
8 19 (3.30%) N-Tier
9 16 (2.78%) iPad
10 14 (2.43%) Xbox
11 11 (1.91%) Algorithms
11 11 (1.91%) Physics
12 10 (1.74%) Management Information System
13 9 (1.56%) Cyberthreat
13 9 (1.56%) NHS
14 8 (1.39%) 3D Graphics
15 7 (1.22%) Visualisation
16 6 (1.04%) Animation
17 5 (0.87%) Inversion of Control
17 5 (0.87%) Kindle
Operating Systems
1 62 (10.76%) Windows
2 51 (8.85%) Linux
3 31 (5.38%) Apple iOS
4 27 (4.69%) Unix
5 12 (2.08%) Android
6 5 (0.87%) CoreOS
7 4 (0.69%) Mac OS X
7 4 (0.69%) Windows Phone
8 2 (0.35%) Embedded Linux
8 2 (0.35%) Windows Server
9 1 (0.17%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 1 (0.17%) Windows Mobile
9 1 (0.17%) Windows Server 2008
9 1 (0.17%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 349 (60.59%) Agile Software Development
2 162 (28.13%) Scrum
3 124 (21.53%) OO
4 115 (19.97%) MVC
5 94 (16.32%) TDD
6 89 (15.45%) Continuous Integration
7 73 (12.67%) SDLC
8 59 (10.24%) Unit Testing
9 51 (8.85%) Multithreading
10 50 (8.68%) E-Commerce
11 47 (8.16%) Waterfall
12 46 (7.99%) Mentoring
12 46 (7.99%) OOP
12 46 (7.99%) Web Development
13 41 (7.12%) DevOps
14 40 (6.94%) BDD
14 40 (6.94%) Open Source
15 36 (6.25%) MVVM
16 34 (5.90%) DSDM
16 34 (5.90%) RUP
Programming Languages
1 237 (41.15%) C#
2 234 (40.63%) Java
3 211 (36.63%) SQL
4 200 (34.72%) JavaScript
5 147 (25.52%) C++
6 74 (12.85%) T-SQL
7 41 (7.12%) PHP
8 36 (6.25%) C
9 33 (5.73%) Ruby
10 32 (5.56%) PL/SQL
11 31 (5.38%) Objective-C
12 30 (5.21%) Apple Swift
12 30 (5.21%) Python
13 28 (4.86%) ABAP
14 26 (4.51%) Scala
15 16 (2.78%) Embedded C
15 16 (2.78%) VB.NET
16 12 (2.08%) Perl
17 11 (1.91%) Groovy
17 11 (1.91%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 124 (21.53%) Degree
2 11 (1.91%) ISEB
3 10 (1.74%) Security Cleared
4 6 (1.04%) DV Cleared
4 6 (1.04%) ISTQB
5 3 (0.52%) Microsoft Certification
5 3 (0.52%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 1 (0.17%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 21 (3.65%) QA
2 14 (2.43%) PCI DSS
3 10 (1.74%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 2 (0.35%) SDET
5 1 (0.17%) ISO 8583
5 1 (0.17%) ISO/IEC 7816
5 1 (0.17%) JTAG
System Software
1 11 (1.91%) VMware ESX
2 10 (1.74%) Docker
2 10 (1.74%) VMware ESXi
3 8 (1.39%) Firmware
4 5 (0.87%) VMware Infrastructure
5 4 (0.69%) Hyper-V
6 1 (0.17%) Active Directory
6 1 (0.17%) HDFS
6 1 (0.17%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 22 (3.82%) Puppet
2 10 (1.74%) SCOM
3 9 (1.56%) Grafana
3 9 (1.56%) Graphite
3 9 (1.56%) Packer
3 9 (1.56%) Terraform
3 9 (1.56%) Uchiwa
4 5 (0.87%) Ansible
4 5 (0.87%) Kubernetes
4 5 (0.87%) Opscode Chef
5 1 (0.17%) Backup Exec
5 1 (0.17%) Cobbler
5 1 (0.17%) HAProxy
5 1 (0.17%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 61 (10.59%) Microsoft
2 54 (9.38%) Oracle
3 38 (6.60%) SAP
4 30 (5.21%) IBM
5 28 (4.86%) BEA
6 20 (3.47%) VMware
7 14 (2.43%) Atlassian
8 11 (1.91%) Google
9 9 (1.56%) MuleSoft
9 9 (1.56%) WSO2
10 5 (0.87%) Adobe
10 5 (0.87%) Xamarin
11 3 (0.52%) Autodesk
11 3 (0.52%) EMC
11 3 (0.52%) Perforce
11 3 (0.52%) Zend
12 2 (0.35%) Apiary
12 2 (0.35%) Sitecore
12 2 (0.35%) Sybase
12 2 (0.35%) Twitter
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Salary: Up to £55,000 per annum
Posted: 7 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
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Salary: Up to £55,000 per annum plus benefits
Posted: 7 hours ago
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Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum + competitive benefits package
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Salary: to £45k DOE + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
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Posted: Yesterday
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Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + pen, life, health
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Salary: £35000 - £55000 per annum + Benefits
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Manchester, Lancashire
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Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum + Benefits
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Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum + Attractive benefits package
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