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 19 January 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
19 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Software Engineering
North West / Manchester
Rank 25 35 46
Rank change year-on-year
+10 +11
Permanent jobs citing Software Engineering 311 198 213
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 8.48% 6.21% 5.44%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 9.38% 6.89% 6.34%
Number of salaries quoted 239 171 182
Median salary £42,500 £45,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-5.55% +12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,500 £30,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +6.25%

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
3317 2874 3362
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 90.46% 90.15% 85.92%
Number of salaries quoted 2867 2369 2897
Median salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £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 19 January 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 19 January 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 +6 38 £22,500 -5.26% 4
Altrincham - 6 - - 2
Stockport -1 5 £43,750 +2.94% 3
Bury - 5 £37,500 - 1
Rochdale - 4 £55,000 -
Bolton - 2 £46,250 -
Cheadle +7 1 £27,000 -43.15% 2
Salford - 1 £47,500 - 1
Software Engineering
North West

Software Engineering
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 19 January 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.

1 392 (57.23%) Agile Software Development
2 295 (43.07%) SQL
3 288 (42.04%) C#
4 276 (40.29%) .NET
5 267 (38.98%) Java
6 265 (38.69%) JavaScript
7 212 (30.95%) HTML
8 204 (29.78%) CSS
9 190 (27.74%) SQL Server
10 183 (26.72%) Scrum
11 161 (23.50%) ASP.NET
12 154 (22.48%) MVC
13 148 (21.61%) jQuery
14 140 (20.44%) Degree
15 137 (20.00%) C++
16 134 (19.56%) OO
17 127 (18.54%) AngularJS
18 124 (18.10%) Continuous Integration
19 121 (17.66%) MySQL
20 118 (17.23%) Git (software)
21 115 (16.79%) TDD
22 110 (16.06%) Finance
23 98 (14.31%) Web Development
24 92 (13.43%) T-SQL
25 90 (13.14%) Linux
25 90 (13.14%) SDLC
26 89 (12.99%) Web Services
26 89 (12.99%) J2EE
27 88 (12.85%) Spring
28 83 (12.12%) PHP

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 46 (6.72%) Apache Spark
2 45 (6.57%) Elasticsearch
3 30 (4.38%) Tomcat
4 29 (4.23%) Apache Pig
5 20 (2.92%) JBoss
6 17 (2.48%) Apache Solr
7 15 (2.19%) WebLogic
8 9 (1.31%) WebSphere
9 8 (1.17%) Apache
10 7 (1.02%) Confluence
11 5 (0.73%) CMS
12 4 (0.58%) Umbraco
13 3 (0.44%) OpenStack
14 1 (0.15%) BizTalk Server
14 1 (0.15%) Exchange Server 2007
14 1 (0.15%) Jetty
14 1 (0.15%) MS Exchange
14 1 (0.15%) nginx
14 1 (0.15%) SharePoint
14 1 (0.15%) WordPress
Applications
1 32 (4.67%) MS Excel
2 2 (0.29%) Adobe Illustrator
2 2 (0.29%) Maya
2 2 (0.29%) Photoshop
2 2 (0.29%) ZBrush
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 56 (8.18%) Amazon AWS
2 22 (3.21%) Microsoft Azure
3 14 (2.04%) Amazon EC2
3 14 (2.04%) Amazon S3
4 12 (1.75%) GitHub
4 12 (1.75%) Google Cloud Platform
5 7 (1.02%) SaaS
6 3 (0.44%) Amazon EMR
6 3 (0.44%) Cloud Computing
7 1 (0.15%) Azure Machine Learning
7 1 (0.15%) Google App Engine
7 1 (0.15%) Heroku
7 1 (0.15%) Office 365
7 1 (0.15%) PaaS
7 1 (0.15%) TestFlight
Communications & Networking
1 23 (3.36%) Internet
2 14 (2.04%) DNS
2 14 (2.04%) Firewall
3 13 (1.90%) NAS
3 13 (1.90%) SAN
4 6 (0.88%) HTTP
4 6 (0.88%) TCP/IP
5 5 (0.73%) Broadband
5 5 (0.73%) Intranet
5 5 (0.73%) Skype
5 5 (0.73%) Wireless
6 3 (0.44%) Ethernet
6 3 (0.44%) HTTPS
6 3 (0.44%) Modbus
6 3 (0.44%) RS-485
6 3 (0.44%) ZigBee
7 1 (0.15%) DHCP
7 1 (0.15%) LAN
7 1 (0.15%) NFC
7 1 (0.15%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 190 (27.74%) SQL Server
2 121 (17.66%) MySQL
3 65 (9.49%) Big Data
4 61 (8.91%) NoSQL
5 48 (7.01%) MongoDB
6 38 (5.55%) Hadoop
7 36 (5.26%) Relational Database
8 30 (4.38%) SQL Server 2008
9 29 (4.23%) Apache Hive
10 27 (3.94%) RDBMS
11 16 (2.34%) Amazon Redshift
12 15 (2.19%) SQL Server 2000
13 14 (2.04%) Data Warehouse
14 7 (1.02%) PostgreSQL
14 7 (1.02%) SQL Server 2012
15 6 (0.88%) Oracle Database
16 5 (0.73%) Apache Cassandra
17 4 (0.58%) DB2
17 4 (0.58%) Hazelcast
17 4 (0.58%) SQLite
Development Applications
1 118 (17.23%) Git (software)
2 73 (10.66%) JIRA
3 71 (10.36%) Team Foundation Server
4 62 (9.05%) Jenkins
5 55 (8.03%) Visual Studio
6 49 (7.15%) NUnit
7 42 (6.13%) Subversion
8 41 (5.99%) JUnit
9 27 (3.94%) Eclipse
10 26 (3.80%) MSTest
11 23 (3.36%) Maven
12 22 (3.21%) Atlassian Bamboo
12 22 (3.21%) Selenium
13 21 (3.07%) Mercurial
14 11 (1.61%) Gradle
15 10 (1.46%) Octopus Deploy
15 10 (1.46%) TeamCity
16 9 (1.31%) Jasmine
17 8 (1.17%) Cucumber
17 8 (1.17%) GoCD
General
1 110 (16.06%) Finance
2 37 (5.40%) Retail
3 22 (3.21%) Electronics
4 19 (2.77%) Military
5 15 (2.19%) Manufacturing
6 12 (1.75%) Marketing
7 10 (1.46%) Games
8 9 (1.31%) Telecoms
9 6 (0.88%) Pharmaceutical
10 5 (0.73%) Law
11 3 (0.44%) Advertising
11 3 (0.44%) Aerospace
11 3 (0.44%) Legal
12 2 (0.29%) Multimedia
13 1 (0.15%) Banking
13 1 (0.15%) Music Industry
Job Titles
1 368 (53.72%) Developer
2 240 (35.04%) Software Engineer
3 118 (17.23%) Software Developer
4 111 (16.20%) C# Developer
5 99 (14.45%) .NET Developer
6 95 (13.87%) Java Developer
7 82 (11.97%) C# Software Developer
8 78 (11.39%) C# .NET Developer
9 69 (10.07%) .NET Software Developer
9 69 (10.07%) Java Engineer
10 66 (9.64%) Senior Developer
11 64 (9.34%) Java Software Engineer
12 59 (8.61%) Senior Software Engineer
13 56 (8.18%) C# Software Engineer
14 48 (7.01%) ASP.NET Developer
15 47 (6.86%) Web Developer
16 46 (6.72%) .NET Software Engineer
17 44 (6.42%) Senior Java Developer
18 41 (5.99%) Developer/Software Engineer
19 39 (5.69%) C# ASP.NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 276 (40.29%) .NET
2 212 (30.95%) HTML
3 204 (29.78%) CSS
4 161 (23.50%) ASP.NET
5 148 (21.61%) jQuery
6 127 (18.54%) AngularJS
7 89 (12.99%) J2EE
7 89 (12.99%) Web Services
8 88 (12.85%) Spring
9 82 (11.97%) WCF
10 71 (10.36%) Hibernate
11 68 (9.93%) XML
12 67 (9.78%) WPF
13 66 (9.64%) ASP.NET MVC
14 62 (9.05%) RESTful
15 61 (8.91%) REST
16 55 (8.03%) HTML5
17 51 (7.45%) SOAP
18 46 (6.72%) CSS3
18 46 (6.72%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 66 (9.64%) Computer Science
2 46 (6.72%) User Experience
3 40 (5.84%) iPad
4 35 (5.11%) Mobile App
5 31 (4.53%) Enterprise Software
6 29 (4.23%) Visualisation
7 27 (3.94%) Algorithms
8 17 (2.48%) Analytical Skills
8 17 (2.48%) Data Structures
9 16 (2.34%) Xbox
10 15 (2.19%) Data Centre
10 15 (2.19%) Mathematics
11 13 (1.90%) PKI
12 11 (1.61%) Cyberthreat
13 10 (1.46%) Management Information System
14 9 (1.31%) Device Driver
14 9 (1.31%) Physics
15 8 (1.17%) N-Tier
16 6 (0.88%) NHS
17 5 (0.73%) Animation
Operating Systems
1 90 (13.14%) Linux
2 64 (9.34%) Windows
3 39 (5.69%) Apple iOS
4 16 (2.34%) Android
5 10 (1.46%) Embedded Linux
5 10 (1.46%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 8 (1.17%) Unix
7 5 (0.73%) Windows XP
8 4 (0.58%) Mac OS X
8 4 (0.58%) Windows Phone
8 4 (0.58%) Windows Server
9 1 (0.15%) CentOS
9 1 (0.15%) Windows Server 2008
9 1 (0.15%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 392 (57.23%) Agile Software Development
2 183 (26.72%) Scrum
3 154 (22.48%) MVC
4 134 (19.56%) OO
5 124 (18.10%) Continuous Integration
6 115 (16.79%) TDD
7 98 (14.31%) Web Development
8 90 (13.14%) SDLC
9 65 (9.49%) DevOps
10 63 (9.20%) E-Commerce
11 49 (7.15%) Analytics
11 49 (7.15%) Microservices
12 48 (7.01%) Multithreading
12 48 (7.01%) Unit Testing
13 47 (6.86%) BDD
13 47 (6.86%) Open Source
14 45 (6.57%) Mentoring
15 42 (6.13%) OOP
16 39 (5.69%) OOD
16 39 (5.69%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 295 (43.07%) SQL
2 288 (42.04%) C#
3 267 (38.98%) Java
4 265 (38.69%) JavaScript
5 137 (20.00%) C++
6 92 (13.43%) T-SQL
7 83 (12.12%) PHP
8 69 (10.07%) Python
9 61 (8.91%) C
10 55 (8.03%) Ruby
11 45 (6.57%) Perl
12 39 (5.69%) Objective-C
13 38 (5.55%) Apple Swift
14 33 (4.82%) Scala
15 30 (4.38%) PL/SQL
15 30 (4.38%) VB.NET
16 25 (3.65%) Embedded C
17 18 (2.63%) PowerShell
18 15 (2.19%) Embedded C++
19 14 (2.04%) ABAP
Qualifications
1 140 (20.44%) Degree
2 33 (4.82%) Security Cleared
3 29 (4.23%) DV Cleared
4 14 (2.04%) ISTQB
5 10 (1.46%) ISEB
6 9 (1.31%) HNC
6 9 (1.31%) HND
7 8 (1.17%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
8 5 (0.73%) PRINCE2 Certification
9 2 (0.29%) Microsoft 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
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 24 (3.50%) QA
2 17 (2.48%) PCI DSS
3 15 (2.19%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 4 (0.58%) WCAG
5 2 (0.29%) SDET
6 1 (0.15%) ISO 8583
6 1 (0.15%) ISO/IEC 7816
6 1 (0.15%) MISRA
System Software
1 36 (5.26%) Docker
2 26 (3.80%) Hyper-V
2 26 (3.80%) VMware Infrastructure
3 17 (2.48%) Firmware
4 14 (2.04%) VMware ESX
5 13 (1.90%) VMware ESXi
6 4 (0.58%) Virtual Machines
7 1 (0.15%) Active Directory
7 1 (0.15%) Apache ZooKeeper
7 1 (0.15%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 17 (2.48%) Ansible
2 16 (2.34%) Puppet
3 13 (1.90%) Opscode Chef
3 13 (1.90%) SCOM
4 11 (1.61%) Terraform
5 2 (0.29%) Grafana
5 2 (0.29%) Graphite
5 2 (0.29%) Packer
5 2 (0.29%) Uchiwa
6 1 (0.15%) Backup Exec
6 1 (0.15%) Cobbler
6 1 (0.15%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 69 (10.07%) Microsoft
2 61 (8.91%) Oracle
3 44 (6.42%) VMware
4 19 (2.77%) Google
4 19 (2.77%) IBM
5 16 (2.34%) SAP
6 14 (2.04%) BEA
7 10 (1.46%) Red Hat
8 5 (0.73%) LexisNexis
8 5 (0.73%) Xamarin
9 3 (0.44%) EMC
10 2 (0.29%) Adobe
10 2 (0.29%) Apiary
10 2 (0.29%) Atlassian
10 2 (0.29%) MuleSoft
10 2 (0.29%) WSO2
11 1 (0.15%) Apigee
11 1 (0.15%) AVG
11 1 (0.15%) Hypercom
11 1 (0.15%) Ingenico
Manchester, Lancashire
Jagger Talent
Salary: From £40,000 to £50,000 per annum
Posted: 10 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
The Bridge Ltd
Salary: Up to £60,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
ReThink Recruitment
Salary: £60000 - £80000 per annum + Pension, Flexi-time, Training
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
The Bridge Ltd
Salary: Up to £60,000 per annum plus benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Cheadle, Cheshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 35,000 - 37,500 plus benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
Informatiq Consulting
Salary: £35000 - £55000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Greater Manchester
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Altrincham, Cheshire
Experis Ltd
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £42000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Greater Manchester
Asset Resourcing Ltd
Salary: £35000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Joseph Harry Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £60000 per annum + Benefits + Pension
Posted: Yesterday
Greater Manchester
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £60,000 - £80,000k base, bonus & a fantastic range of additional benef
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
Informatiq Consulting
Salary: £25000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Cathcart Associates Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + flexible environment
Posted: 16 hours ago
Bury, Lancashire
Oscar
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
Saxon Recruitment Solutions
Salary: £28000 - £38000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Joseph Harry Ltd
Salary: £60000 - £80000 per annum + Benefits + Pension
Posted: Yesterday
Salford, Lancashire
Sanderson
Salary: £25000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Informatiq Consulting
Salary: £30000 - £60000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
AWD Recruitment
Salary: up to £40,000 + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Cheadle, Cheshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 50,000 - 60,000 plus great benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Hotfoot Recruitment
Salary: From £50,000 to £60,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Greater Manchester
Asset Resourcing Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Digitech Resourcing Ltd
Salary: From £35,000 to £75,000 per annum Bonus + Bens
Posted: 6 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Oscar
Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum + Attractive benefits package
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: Excellent
Posted: 3 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Total Recruitment Specialists Limited / TRG / Total recruitment group
Salary: £45000 - £55000 Per Annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Parallel Consulting
Salary: £60000 - £85000 per annum + Excellent benefits package
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
Raytheon Systems Ltd
Salary: Full Benefits package, Bonus
Posted: 6 days ago
Greater Manchester
Verticality Ltd
Salary: Salary up to £40k + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago