The first table below looks at the demand 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 25 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Processes & Methodologies category for the Manchester region.

Location
3 months to
25 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Software Engineering
Rank 49 47 32
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -15
Permanent jobs citing Software Engineering 178 216 278
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 4.45% 5.25% 7.36%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 5.50% 6.69% 9.41%
Number of salaries quoted 146 204 210
Average salary £40,000 £34,000 £34,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+17.64% -1.44%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £26,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £47,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Processes & Methodologies Category
Manchester
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
3235 3231 2953
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 80.85% 78.59% 78.16%
Number of salaries quoted 2610 2773 2578
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £36,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% +2.73%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £27,500 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,000 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+4.93% +1.25%
Software Engineering
North West

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 25 July 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 25 July 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
(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
Salford +5 18 £40,000 +23.07% 3
Stockport -16 15 £60,000 +64.38% 1
Cheadle +5 12 £35,000 +22.80%
Wigan - 6 - - 1
Bolton +2 3 £28,500 -17.39% 1
Oldham +15 2 £35,000 +7.69%
Sale +6 2 £38,750 +3.33%
Software Engineering
North West

Software Engineering
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 25 July 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.

1 186 (50.00%) .NET
2 170 (45.70%) C#
3 120 (32.26%) SQL Server
4 113 (30.38%) Windows
5 105 (28.23%) Java
6 104 (27.96%) OO
7 96 (25.81%) ASP.NET
8 95 (25.54%) Linux
9 92 (24.73%) SQL
10 75 (20.16%) JavaScript
11 72 (19.35%) Degree
12 71 (19.09%) Computer Science
13 69 (18.55%) C++
14 61 (16.40%) WCF
15 59 (15.86%) Agile Software Development
16 57 (15.32%) HTML
17 55 (14.78%) Web Services
18 54 (14.52%) MVC
18 54 (14.52%) .NET Framework
19 53 (14.25%) TDD
20 51 (13.71%) Android
21 49 (13.17%) Scrum
21 49 (13.17%) XML
22 48 (12.90%) Project Management
23 46 (12.37%) Ruby
24 45 (12.10%) Microsoft
24 45 (12.10%) PHP
24 45 (12.10%) VB.NET
25 44 (11.83%) Unit Testing
26 43 (11.56%) Continuous Integration

Software Engineering
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 25 July 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 21 (5.65%) Tomcat
2 19 (5.11%) Apache
3 17 (4.57%) SharePoint
3 17 (4.57%) WebSphere
4 15 (4.03%) SharePoint 2010
4 15 (4.03%) SharePoint 2013
5 7 (1.88%) IIS
6 5 (1.34%) Node.js
7 2 (0.54%) CMS
7 2 (0.54%) ArchestrA
7 2 (0.54%) Sitecore CMS
8 1 (0.27%) LiveCycle
8 1 (0.27%) Liferay
8 1 (0.27%) Confluence
8 1 (0.27%) FileNet
8 1 (0.27%) Umbraco
8 1 (0.27%) WordPress
8 1 (0.27%) OpenStack
8 1 (0.27%) Adobe CQ
8 1 (0.27%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 12 (3.23%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.27%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 5 (1.34%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.27%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 14 (3.76%) SaaS
2 12 (3.23%) Amazon AWS
3 11 (2.96%) Amazon EC2
4 7 (1.88%) Microsoft Azure
5 1 (0.27%) Cloud Computing
5 1 (0.27%) Amazon S3
5 1 (0.27%) Amazon SQS
5 1 (0.27%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 28 (7.53%) HTTP
2 22 (5.91%) Internet
3 10 (2.69%) Firewall
3 10 (2.69%) SMTP
3 10 (2.69%) DNS
4 5 (1.34%) AMQP
5 1 (0.27%) Network Security
5 1 (0.27%) SAN
5 1 (0.27%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 120 (32.26%) SQL Server
2 25 (6.72%) SQL Server 2008
3 20 (5.38%) PostgreSQL
4 17 (4.57%) Relational Database
5 15 (4.03%) MySQL
6 14 (3.76%) SQL Server 2005
7 13 (3.49%) Hazelcast
8 12 (3.23%) SQL Server 2012
9 5 (1.34%) Big Data
10 3 (0.81%) MongoDB
11 2 (0.54%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 1 (0.27%) Oracle Database
12 1 (0.27%) Apache Cassandra
12 1 (0.27%) NoSQL
12 1 (0.27%) Redis
12 1 (0.27%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 1 (0.27%) Oracle Database 10g
Development Applications
1 31 (8.33%) Git (software)
2 22 (5.91%) Visual Studio
3 21 (5.65%) Maven
4 16 (4.30%) Subversion
4 16 (4.30%) Jenkins
5 15 (4.03%) JUnit
6 10 (2.69%) Eclipse
6 10 (2.69%) JMeter
6 10 (2.69%) Selenium
7 9 (2.42%) Team Foundation Server
8 7 (1.88%) Appcelerator Titanium
9 6 (1.61%) NUnit
10 5 (1.34%) Gerrit
10 5 (1.34%) PHPUnit
11 4 (1.08%) Grunt
11 4 (1.08%) Xcode
12 3 (0.81%) Ant
12 3 (0.81%) SCons
12 3 (0.81%) Gradle
12 3 (0.81%) Moq
General
1 21 (5.65%) Games
2 14 (3.76%) Legal
3 12 (3.23%) Retail
4 9 (2.42%) Finance
5 8 (2.15%) Manufacturing
6 7 (1.88%) Electronics
6 7 (1.88%) Marketing
7 6 (1.61%) Military
8 3 (0.81%) Pharmaceutical
9 1 (0.27%) Banking
9 1 (0.27%) Multimedia
9 1 (0.27%) Telecoms
9 1 (0.27%) Aerospace
9 1 (0.27%) Advertising
9 1 (0.27%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 229 (61.56%) Developer
2 145 (38.98%) Software Engineer
3 84 (22.58%) .NET Developer
4 80 (21.51%) Software Developer
5 71 (19.09%) C# Developer
6 63 (16.94%) C# .NET Developer
7 54 (14.52%) Senior Developer
8 52 (13.98%) C# ASP.NET Developer
9 43 (11.56%) Java Developer
10 29 (7.80%) .NET Software Engineer
11 28 (7.53%) C# Software Developer
12 26 (6.99%) Web Developer
13 25 (6.72%) ASP.NET Developer
13 25 (6.72%) .NET Software Developer
14 22 (5.91%) C# Software Engineer
15 18 (4.84%) Senior Java Developer
16 16 (4.30%) Senior C# Developer
17 15 (4.03%) Senior Software Engineer
18 14 (3.76%) Senior ASP.NET Developer
18 14 (3.76%) Senior .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 186 (50.00%) .NET
2 96 (25.81%) ASP.NET
3 61 (16.40%) WCF
4 57 (15.32%) HTML
5 55 (14.78%) Web Services
6 54 (14.52%) .NET Framework
7 49 (13.17%) XML
8 39 (10.48%) Spring
9 38 (10.22%) CSS
10 34 (9.14%) Ruby on Rails
11 31 (8.33%) jQuery
12 27 (7.26%) LINQ
13 25 (6.72%) HTML5
13 25 (6.72%) J2EE
14 23 (6.18%) JMS
14 23 (6.18%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
14 23 (6.18%) ASP.NET MVC
15 20 (5.38%) Grails
15 20 (5.38%) Servlets
16 19 (5.11%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 71 (19.09%) Computer Science
2 38 (10.22%) Mobile App
3 24 (6.45%) Enterprise Software
3 24 (6.45%) 3D Graphics
4 17 (4.57%) Animation
5 11 (2.96%) iPhone
6 10 (2.69%) Open Source
7 9 (2.42%) iPad
8 8 (2.15%) Mathematics
9 7 (1.88%) N-Tier
10 5 (1.34%) Visualisation
10 5 (1.34%) Physics
11 4 (1.08%) Neural Network
11 4 (1.08%) Embedded Systems
12 3 (0.81%) Social Media
13 2 (0.54%) Streaming Media
13 2 (0.54%) PDA
13 2 (0.54%) Management Information System
14 1 (0.27%) Human Factors
14 1 (0.27%) New Media
Operating Systems
1 113 (30.38%) Windows
2 95 (25.54%) Linux
3 51 (13.71%) Android
4 40 (10.75%) Apple iOS
5 28 (7.53%) Mac OS X
6 18 (4.84%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 11 (2.96%) UNIX
8 4 (1.08%) Windows Server 2012
9 3 (0.81%) Windows 7
9 3 (0.81%) Windows Server 2008
9 3 (0.81%) Windows Server 2003
10 2 (0.54%) Windows CE
11 1 (0.27%) AIX
11 1 (0.27%) Fedora
11 1 (0.27%) Ubuntu
11 1 (0.27%) Embedded Linux
11 1 (0.27%) CentOS
11 1 (0.27%) Windows Phone
11 1 (0.27%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 104 (27.96%) OO
2 59 (15.86%) Agile Software Development
3 54 (14.52%) MVC
4 53 (14.25%) TDD
5 49 (13.17%) Scrum
6 48 (12.90%) Project Management
7 44 (11.83%) Unit Testing
8 43 (11.56%) Continuous Integration
9 38 (10.22%) OOP
10 32 (8.60%) OOD
11 28 (7.53%) Automated Testing
12 26 (6.99%) Requirements Analysis
12 26 (6.99%) iOS Development
13 24 (6.45%) Mobile Application Development
14 22 (5.91%) Time Management
15 20 (5.38%) SOA
15 20 (5.38%) E-Commerce
16 18 (4.84%) Android Development
17 15 (4.03%) Web Application Development
18 14 (3.76%) Configuration Management
Programming Languages
1 170 (45.70%) C#
2 105 (28.23%) Java
3 92 (24.73%) SQL
4 75 (20.16%) JavaScript
5 69 (18.55%) C++
6 46 (12.37%) Ruby
7 45 (12.10%) PHP
7 45 (12.10%) VB.NET
8 42 (11.29%) Python
9 40 (10.75%) C
10 36 (9.68%) Perl
11 22 (5.91%) Objective-C
12 17 (4.57%) XPath
13 9 (2.42%) Lua
14 6 (1.61%) PHP5
15 4 (1.08%) Groovy
16 3 (0.81%) Bash Shell
16 3 (0.81%) Shell Script
17 2 (0.54%) PowerHouse
17 2 (0.54%) Ada
Qualifications
1 72 (19.35%) Degree
2 10 (2.69%) Microsoft Certification
3 2 (0.54%) RHCE
3 2 (0.54%) OCPJP
3 2 (0.54%) MCSA
4 1 (0.27%) ISEB
4 1 (0.27%) SC Cleared
4 1 (0.27%) Security Cleared
4 1 (0.27%) ISTQB
4 1 (0.27%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (2.42%) QA
2 7 (1.88%) ISO 9001
3 1 (0.27%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 6 (1.61%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (0.81%) VirtualBox
3 1 (0.27%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 4 (1.08%) Puppet
2 3 (0.81%) Opscode Chef
3 2 (0.54%) Hyperic
3 2 (0.54%) Red Hat Satellite
3 2 (0.54%) Red Hat Spacewalk
4 1 (0.27%) Vagrant
4 1 (0.27%) CFEngine
4 1 (0.27%) logstash
4 1 (0.27%) YUM
Vendors
1 45 (12.10%) Microsoft
2 20 (5.38%) Red Hat
3 14 (3.76%) Oracle
4 10 (2.69%) VMware
5 9 (2.42%) Wonderware
6 7 (1.88%) Apple
7 6 (1.61%) Xamarin
8 5 (1.34%) Zend
9 4 (1.08%) Appcelerator
9 4 (1.08%) Facebook
9 4 (1.08%) Perforce
10 3 (0.81%) JBoss
11 2 (0.54%) Sony
11 2 (0.54%) Google
11 2 (0.54%) Sitecore
12 1 (0.27%) Splunk
12 1 (0.27%) SaltStack
12 1 (0.27%) EPiServer
12 1 (0.27%) Twitter
12 1 (0.27%) Rackspace
Altrincham, Cheshire
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 11 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Saxon Recruitment Solutions
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum + + Bonus + Share options
Posted: 13 hours ago
Salford, Lancashire
EasyWebRecruitment.com
Salary: £30,000-£55,000+ PA Depending on experience
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
ReThink Recruitment
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + Bonus, Pension, Flexi-time
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £45000 per annum + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
Rullion IT Plus
Salary: £28000 - £32000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Wigan, Lancashire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £18000 - £20000 per annum + bens
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Client Server
Salary: £35k to £40k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
I4 Recruitment
Salary: £30k - 37.5k per year + bonus, package
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Apollo Solutions
Salary: £32000 - £38000 per annum + Good Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Stockport, Cheshire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + bens
Posted: 3 days ago
Salford, Lancashire
EasyWebRecruitment.com
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 4 days ago
Manchester
People Source
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Clarity Resourcing Ltd
Salary: From £40,000 to £45,000 per annum £40,000 - £45,000 per annum + excell
Posted: 5 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Rentalcars.com
Salary: Competitive, Depending on Experience
Posted: 16 days ago
Manchester
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £50000 - £65000 per annum + pension, 25 days holiday, healthcare
Posted: 21 days ago
Bolton, Lancashire
RMI International
Salary: From £35,000 to £40,000 per annum
Posted: 22 days ago
Manchester
Energize Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 25 days ago