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 22 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Software Engineering
Rank 57 40 36
Rank change year-on-year
-17 -4
Permanent jobs citing Software Engineering 176 203 268
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 4.28% 5.43% 7.03%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 5.08% 6.90% 8.74%
Number of salaries quoted 138 179 219
Average salary £40,000 £34,000 £33,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+17.64% +3.03%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £27,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £45,400 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £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
3462 2942 3068
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 84.13% 78.68% 80.50%
Number of salaries quoted 2893 2471 2702
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £52,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.19% +5.00%

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 22 October 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 22 October 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
Altrincham +7 15 £42,500 - 1
Salford +2 13 £37,750 -1.94%
Wigan +4 11 £22,000 -48.23% 2
Bury -7 9 £27,500 -26.66%
Rochdale - 9 £48,000 -
Cheadle -3 6 £32,500 +14.03%
Stockport -7 5 £44,000 +53.04% 3
Software Engineering
North West

Software Engineering
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 22 October 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.

1 160 (44.94%) .NET
2 140 (39.33%) C#
3 139 (39.04%) Agile Software Development
4 130 (36.52%) Java
5 119 (33.43%) SQL Server
6 108 (30.34%) Windows
7 98 (27.53%) Linux
8 94 (26.40%) ASP.NET
9 85 (23.88%) Degree
10 79 (22.19%) SQL
11 71 (19.94%) OO
12 70 (19.66%) Scrum
12 70 (19.66%) Computer Science
13 67 (18.82%) HTML
14 63 (17.70%) JavaScript
15 58 (16.29%) Web Services
16 54 (15.17%) Project Management
17 53 (14.89%) XML
18 52 (14.61%) Spring
19 46 (12.92%) C++
20 43 (12.08%) HTML5
21 41 (11.52%) Android
21 41 (11.52%) Servlets
22 39 (10.96%) MVC
23 36 (10.11%) WCF
23 36 (10.11%) SOAP
23 36 (10.11%) J2EE
23 36 (10.11%) JMS
24 34 (9.55%) CSS
24 34 (9.55%) Maven

Software Engineering
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 22 October 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 33 (9.27%) Tomcat
2 29 (8.15%) Apache
3 24 (6.74%) WebSphere
4 7 (1.97%) SharePoint
5 6 (1.69%) JBoss
5 6 (1.69%) IIS
6 5 (1.40%) SharePoint 2010
6 5 (1.40%) SharePoint 2013
6 5 (1.40%) Elasticsearch
7 2 (0.56%) GroupWise
7 2 (0.56%) MS Exchange
7 2 (0.56%) IBM Notes
7 2 (0.56%) Lotus Domino
7 2 (0.56%) ArchestrA
7 2 (0.56%) Node.js
7 2 (0.56%) Zimbra
7 2 (0.56%) Liferay
8 1 (0.28%) Confluence
8 1 (0.28%) LiveCycle
8 1 (0.28%) FileNet
Applications
1 9 (2.53%) MS Excel
2 2 (0.56%) Photoshop
3 1 (0.28%) Adobe Illustrator
Business Applications
1 6 (1.69%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.28%) Zen Cart
2 1 (0.28%) Magento
2 1 (0.28%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 17 (4.78%) SaaS
2 14 (3.93%) Amazon AWS
3 13 (3.65%) Amazon EC2
4 4 (1.12%) Microsoft Azure
5 1 (0.28%) Amazon SQS
5 1 (0.28%) Amazon S3
5 1 (0.28%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 31 (8.71%) HTTP
2 21 (5.90%) Internet
3 12 (3.37%) Firewall
3 12 (3.37%) SMTP
3 12 (3.37%) DNS
4 1 (0.28%) Extranet
4 1 (0.28%) Intranet
4 1 (0.28%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 119 (33.43%) SQL Server
2 20 (5.62%) Hazelcast
2 20 (5.62%) Relational Database
3 18 (5.06%) SQL Server 2008
4 16 (4.49%) PostgreSQL
5 12 (3.37%) MySQL
6 11 (3.09%) SQL Server 2005
7 9 (2.53%) OLTP
7 9 (2.53%) RDBMS
8 6 (1.69%) Big Data
9 3 (0.84%) MongoDB
10 1 (0.28%) Apache Cassandra
10 1 (0.28%) NoSQL
10 1 (0.28%) Oracle Database
10 1 (0.28%) Redis
10 1 (0.28%) Text Mining
10 1 (0.28%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 1 (0.28%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 1 (0.28%) DB2
10 1 (0.28%) Oracle Database 10g
Development Applications
1 34 (9.55%) Maven
2 25 (7.02%) Visual Studio
3 20 (5.62%) JUnit
4 18 (5.06%) Eclipse
4 18 (5.06%) Git (software)
5 12 (3.37%) JMeter
6 11 (3.09%) Jenkins
7 7 (1.97%) Selenium
7 7 (1.97%) Gradle
8 6 (1.69%) Xcode
8 6 (1.69%) Subversion
8 6 (1.69%) Gerrit
9 5 (1.40%) NUnit
10 4 (1.12%) Team Foundation Server
10 4 (1.12%) Moq
11 3 (0.84%) FitNesse
11 3 (0.84%) Cucumber
11 3 (0.84%) SoapUI
12 2 (0.56%) ClearCase
12 2 (0.56%) CruiseControl
General
1 21 (5.90%) Games
2 17 (4.78%) Retail
3 16 (4.49%) Finance
4 8 (2.25%) Marketing
5 6 (1.69%) Manufacturing
6 4 (1.12%) Legal
6 4 (1.12%) Back Office
7 3 (0.84%) Financial Institution
7 3 (0.84%) Electronics
7 3 (0.84%) Pharmaceutical
8 2 (0.56%) Banking
8 2 (0.56%) Military
8 2 (0.56%) Telecoms
8 2 (0.56%) Aerospace
8 2 (0.56%) Advertising
8 2 (0.56%) Publishing
9 1 (0.28%) Front Office
9 1 (0.28%) Automotive
9 1 (0.28%) Billing
Job Titles
1 218 (61.24%) Developer
2 119 (33.43%) Software Engineer
3 68 (19.10%) Software Developer
4 64 (17.98%) .NET Developer
5 61 (17.13%) Java Developer
6 54 (15.17%) C# Developer
7 48 (13.48%) Senior Developer
8 39 (10.96%) C# .NET Developer
9 30 (8.43%) C# ASP.NET Developer
9 30 (8.43%) C# Software Developer
10 28 (7.87%) Java Software Engineer
11 25 (7.02%) .NET Software Developer
12 23 (6.46%) .NET Software Engineer
13 22 (6.18%) Web Developer
14 21 (5.90%) Senior Software Developer
15 19 (5.34%) Senior Java Developer
16 16 (4.49%) C# Software Engineer
16 16 (4.49%) Architect
16 16 (4.49%) Software Architect
16 16 (4.49%) Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 160 (44.94%) .NET
2 94 (26.40%) ASP.NET
3 67 (18.82%) HTML
4 58 (16.29%) Web Services
5 53 (14.89%) XML
6 52 (14.61%) Spring
7 43 (12.08%) HTML5
8 41 (11.52%) Servlets
9 36 (10.11%) WCF
9 36 (10.11%) SOAP
9 36 (10.11%) J2EE
9 36 (10.11%) JMS
10 34 (9.55%) CSS
11 29 (8.15%) Grails
11 29 (8.15%) .NET Framework
11 29 (8.15%) Java EE
12 27 (7.58%) J2SE
12 27 (7.58%) XSLT
13 25 (7.02%) XML Schema
14 24 (6.74%) DOM
Miscellaneous
1 70 (19.66%) Computer Science
2 20 (5.62%) Enterprise Software
3 19 (5.34%) Mathematics
4 18 (5.06%) 3D Graphics
5 16 (4.49%) Mobile App
6 10 (2.81%) Physics
6 10 (2.81%) Online Games
7 9 (2.53%) Animation
7 9 (2.53%) User Experience
7 9 (2.53%) Analytical Skills
7 9 (2.53%) Algorithms
8 8 (2.25%) Management Information System
8 8 (2.25%) iPad
8 8 (2.25%) iPhone
9 5 (1.40%) Statistics
10 4 (1.12%) NHS
10 4 (1.12%) Client/Server
10 4 (1.12%) Open Source
10 4 (1.12%) Informatics
11 3 (0.84%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 108 (30.34%) Windows
2 98 (27.53%) Linux
3 41 (11.52%) Android
4 27 (7.58%) UNIX
5 26 (7.30%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 18 (5.06%) Apple iOS
7 12 (3.37%) Mac OS X
8 4 (1.12%) Windows Server 2012
9 2 (0.56%) Windows Server 2003
9 2 (0.56%) Windows CE
9 2 (0.56%) Windows Server 2008
9 2 (0.56%) Embedded Linux
10 1 (0.28%) CentOS
10 1 (0.28%) Fedora
10 1 (0.28%) Ubuntu
10 1 (0.28%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 139 (39.04%) Agile Software Development
2 71 (19.94%) OO
3 70 (19.66%) Scrum
4 54 (15.17%) Project Management
5 39 (10.96%) MVC
6 33 (9.27%) TDD
7 32 (8.99%) OOP
7 32 (8.99%) Continuous Integration
8 29 (8.15%) Requirements Analysis
9 26 (7.30%) E-Commerce
10 25 (7.02%) Mentoring
11 24 (6.74%) Unit Testing
12 22 (6.18%) Configuration Management
12 22 (6.18%) OOD
13 17 (4.78%) Change Control
13 17 (4.78%) Logistics
13 17 (4.78%) Automated Testing
14 15 (4.21%) UML
15 14 (3.93%) SOA
16 12 (3.37%) Pair Programming
Programming Languages
1 140 (39.33%) C#
2 130 (36.52%) Java
3 79 (22.19%) SQL
4 63 (17.70%) JavaScript
5 46 (12.92%) C++
6 33 (9.27%) VB.NET
7 30 (8.43%) Ruby
8 29 (8.15%) PHP
9 25 (7.02%) XPath
10 20 (5.62%) C
10 20 (5.62%) Python
11 15 (4.21%) Perl
12 9 (2.53%) Objective-C
13 7 (1.97%) Scala
14 4 (1.12%) Groovy
15 2 (0.56%) Shell Script
15 2 (0.56%) PowerHouse
15 2 (0.56%) Ada
15 2 (0.56%) ActionScript
15 2 (0.56%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 85 (23.88%) Degree
2 2 (0.56%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (0.56%) MCP
2 2 (0.56%) MCTS
2 2 (0.56%) OCPJP
2 2 (0.56%) MCPD
3 1 (0.28%) SC Cleared
3 1 (0.28%) Security Cleared
3 1 (0.28%) PhD
3 1 (0.28%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (2.53%) QA
2 5 (1.40%) ISO 9001
3 4 (1.12%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (0.84%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (0.56%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 4 (1.12%) Hyperic
2 1 (0.28%) YUM
2 1 (0.28%) Puppet
2 1 (0.28%) Vagrant
2 1 (0.28%) logstash
Vendors
1 31 (8.71%) Oracle
2 26 (7.30%) Red Hat
3 24 (6.74%) Microsoft
4 12 (3.37%) Wonderware
5 6 (1.69%) VMware
6 4 (1.12%) Apple
7 2 (0.56%) Novell
7 2 (0.56%) Lotus
7 2 (0.56%) Twitter
7 2 (0.56%) Xamarin
8 1 (0.28%) Zend
8 1 (0.28%) SaltStack
8 1 (0.28%) Splunk
8 1 (0.28%) Facebook
8 1 (0.28%) Rackspace
8 1 (0.28%) Sony
8 1 (0.28%) Google
8 1 (0.28%) SAP
8 1 (0.28%) Adobe
8 1 (0.28%) IBM
Manchester, Lancashire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £18000 - £22000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 21 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £42000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 22 hours ago
Stockport, Cheshire
Rullion IT Plus
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Stockport
Real Staffing
Salary: £50000 - £53000 per annum + pension, bonus, healthcare
Posted: Yesterday
Stockport
Real Staffing
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum + Bonus, pension, package
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
Saxon Recruitment Solutions
Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum + + Bonus + Share options
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester
Amoria Bond - UK
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + Pension, Healthcare, Bonus,
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester
Recruitment Genius
Salary: £33000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Easy Web Recruitment - Bright Future Software
Posted: 3 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Staffline Group PLC
Salary: £25000 - £45000 per annum + Basic salary negotiable + Package
Posted: 3 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
ReThink Recruitment
Salary: £26000.00 - £36000.00 per annum + Package
Posted: 4 days ago
Wigan, Lancashire
Circle Recruitment
Posted: 5 days ago
Greater Manchester
EasyWebRecruitment.com
Salary: £50,000 - £60,000 PA depending on experience
Posted: 5 days ago
Wigan, Lancashire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £18000 - £20000 per annum + bens
Posted: 5 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Stafford-Sharp Associates
Salary: From £30,000 to £45,000 per annum + Bens
Posted: 6 days ago
Greater Manchester
Intapeople
Salary: £30000 to £40000 per annum - excellent company benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Hofmann Recruitment
Salary: £30,000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Hofmann Recruitment
Salary: From £50,000 to £60,000 per annum plus benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Manchester
Hudson - London
Salary: £30000 - £38000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Altrincham, Cheshire
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago