The statistics below represent IT jobs advertised across the North West region that had Software Engineer featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the salaries offered over the 3 months to 28 May 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
28 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Software Engineer
Rank 121 123 141
Rank change year-on-year
+2 +18
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Engineer 118 133 129
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 2.13% 2.16% 1.88%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.19% 2.24% 1.94%
Number of salaries quoted 93 114 112
Median salary £40,000 £42,500 £37,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-5.88% +14.86%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £32,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £47,500 £50,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -
Software Engineer
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the North West region. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of permanent jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
North West
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
5395 5950 6657
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 97.22% 96.45% 97.08%
Number of salaries quoted 4591 4774 5343
Median salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +8.10%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £52,500 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

Software Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

The demand trend of job ads across the North West region that featured Software Engineer in the job title.

Software Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

Software Engineer
Salary Trend in the North West

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Software Engineer across the North West region.

Software Engineer Salary Trend in the North West

Software Engineer
Salary Histogram in the North West

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Software Engineer across the North West region over the 3 months to 28 May 2016.

Software Engineer Salary Histogram in the North West

Software Engineer
Job Locations in the North West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Software Engineer within the North West region over the 3 months to 28 May 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
Manchester -9 84 £41,500 +3.75% 22
Cheshire +31 22 £35,000 -22.22% 3
Lancashire -8 6 £40,000 -15.78% 1
Merseyside +7 5 £38,500 +20.31%
Software Engineer
England

Software Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 28 May 2016, Software Engineer job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the North West region featuring Software Engineer in the job title.

1 264 (99.25%) Software Engineering
2 149 (56.02%) C#
3 147 (55.26%) Agile Software Development
4 134 (50.38%) OO
5 117 (43.98%) C++
6 111 (41.73%) Java
7 106 (39.85%) SQL
8 104 (39.10%) .NET
9 87 (32.71%) JavaScript
10 80 (30.08%) Scrum
11 79 (29.70%) Degree
12 78 (29.32%) ASP.NET
13 77 (28.95%) HTML
14 72 (27.07%) Continuous Integration
14 72 (27.07%) Web Services
15 70 (26.32%) Windows
16 66 (24.81%) Visual Studio
17 61 (22.93%) CSS
18 59 (22.18%) MVC
19 56 (21.05%) Git (software)
20 55 (20.68%) Multithreading
20 55 (20.68%) XML
21 54 (20.30%) C
22 53 (19.92%) WPF
23 51 (19.17%) UML
23 51 (19.17%) jQuery
24 49 (18.42%) SQL Server
25 47 (17.67%) WCF
26 46 (17.29%) Microsoft
27 45 (16.92%) SOAP

Software Engineer Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in the North West 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 (10.90%) Node.js
2 19 (7.14%) Apache
3 15 (5.64%) Mule
4 13 (4.89%) WebSphere
5 5 (1.88%) nginx
6 4 (1.50%) CMS
6 4 (1.50%) Confluence
6 4 (1.50%) OpenStack
7 3 (1.13%) BizTalk Server
7 3 (1.13%) Elasticsearch
7 3 (1.13%) JBoss
8 2 (0.75%) Tomcat
Applications
1 22 (8.27%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.38%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 5 (1.88%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 35 (13.16%) Amazon AWS
2 16 (6.02%) Microsoft Azure
3 14 (5.26%) SaaS
4 13 (4.89%) PaaS
5 12 (4.51%) Amazon EC2
5 12 (4.51%) Amazon S3
5 12 (4.51%) Google Cloud Platform
6 6 (2.26%) GitHub
7 5 (1.88%) Cloud Computing
8 1 (0.38%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
Communications & Networking
1 20 (7.52%) HTTP
1 20 (7.52%) Internet
2 5 (1.88%) TCP/IP
3 3 (1.13%) HTTPS
4 1 (0.38%) SPDY
Database & Business Intelligence
1 49 (18.42%) SQL Server
2 23 (8.65%) NoSQL
3 14 (5.26%) Apache Cassandra
3 14 (5.26%) Azure SQL Database
4 13 (4.89%) Couchbase
4 13 (4.89%) Hazelcast
5 11 (4.14%) Relational Database
6 8 (3.01%) GIS
7 6 (2.26%) Big Data
7 6 (2.26%) MongoDB
7 6 (2.26%) MySQL
8 5 (1.88%) SQL Server 2008
9 4 (1.50%) Hadoop
9 4 (1.50%) PostgreSQL
9 4 (1.50%) SQL Server 2014
9 4 (1.50%) SQLite
10 3 (1.13%) RDBMS
11 2 (0.75%) Redis
11 2 (0.75%) SQL Server 2012
12 1 (0.38%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 66 (24.81%) Visual Studio
2 56 (21.05%) Git (software)
3 31 (11.65%) NUnit
4 27 (10.15%) Jenkins
5 26 (9.77%) MSTest
6 22 (8.27%) Maven
7 18 (6.77%) Team Foundation Server
8 15 (5.64%) Subversion
9 13 (4.89%) git-flow
9 13 (4.89%) Hudson
10 9 (3.38%) Selenium
11 8 (3.01%) JIRA
12 7 (2.63%) Cucumber
13 6 (2.26%) JUnit
14 5 (1.88%) Atlassian Bamboo
15 4 (1.50%) Gerrit
15 4 (1.50%) Mockito
15 4 (1.50%) Moq
15 4 (1.50%) RSpec
15 4 (1.50%) WebDriver
General
1 42 (15.79%) Finance
2 35 (13.16%) Games
3 34 (12.78%) Electronics
4 12 (4.51%) Telecoms
5 8 (3.01%) Pharmaceutical
6 7 (2.63%) Manufacturing
7 5 (1.88%) Marketing
8 4 (1.50%) Aerospace
9 2 (0.75%) Advertising
10 1 (0.38%) Music Industry
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 104 (39.10%) .NET
2 78 (29.32%) ASP.NET
3 77 (28.95%) HTML
4 72 (27.07%) Web Services
5 61 (22.93%) CSS
6 55 (20.68%) XML
7 53 (19.92%) WPF
8 51 (19.17%) jQuery
9 47 (17.67%) WCF
10 45 (16.92%) SOAP
11 37 (13.91%) ASP.NET MVC
11 37 (13.91%) RESTful
12 32 (12.03%) JSON
13 31 (11.65%) AngularJS
14 29 (10.90%) HTML5
15 28 (10.53%) ASP.NET Web API
15 28 (10.53%) LINQ
16 26 (9.77%) Java EE
16 26 (9.77%) XSLT
17 25 (9.40%) WF
Miscellaneous
1 37 (13.91%) Computer Science
2 32 (12.03%) N-Tier
3 30 (11.28%) Algorithms
4 21 (7.89%) Analytical Skills
5 14 (5.26%) Embedded Systems
6 13 (4.89%) User Experience
7 8 (3.01%) Client/Server
7 8 (3.01%) Enterprise Software
7 8 (3.01%) LIMS
8 6 (2.26%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
9 5 (1.88%) 3D Graphics
9 5 (1.88%) Device Driver
9 5 (1.88%) e-Learning
9 5 (1.88%) Mathematics
9 5 (1.88%) Mobile App
9 5 (1.88%) PMI
10 4 (1.50%) Animation
10 4 (1.50%) BBC
10 4 (1.50%) iPad
10 4 (1.50%) Physics
Operating Systems
1 70 (26.32%) Windows
2 44 (16.54%) Linux
3 19 (7.14%) Windows XP
4 18 (6.77%) Embedded Linux
5 14 (5.26%) Windows CE
6 13 (4.89%) Unix
7 4 (1.50%) Apple iOS
8 3 (1.13%) Android
8 3 (1.13%) Windows Server 2012
9 2 (0.75%) Mac OS X
10 1 (0.38%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 264 (99.25%) Software Engineering
2 147 (55.26%) Agile Software Development
3 134 (50.38%) OO
4 80 (30.08%) Scrum
5 72 (27.07%) Continuous Integration
6 59 (22.18%) MVC
7 55 (20.68%) Multithreading
8 51 (19.17%) UML
9 44 (16.54%) SOA
10 40 (15.04%) Open Source
11 36 (13.53%) TDD
12 33 (12.41%) Mentoring
13 29 (10.90%) MVVM
14 27 (10.15%) DevOps
14 27 (10.15%) Use Case
15 26 (9.77%) Service Delivery
16 25 (9.40%) DSDM
16 25 (9.40%) RUP
17 23 (8.65%) OOD
18 20 (7.52%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 149 (56.02%) C#
2 117 (43.98%) C++
3 111 (41.73%) Java
4 106 (39.85%) SQL
5 87 (32.71%) JavaScript
6 54 (20.30%) C
7 33 (12.41%) PL/SQL
8 29 (10.90%) T-SQL
9 22 (8.27%) Embedded C
10 14 (5.26%) TypeScript
11 12 (4.51%) PHP
12 9 (3.38%) Python
13 8 (3.01%) VB.NET
14 7 (2.63%) Perl
15 5 (1.88%) VC++
16 4 (1.50%) Ruby
16 4 (1.50%) Shell Script
17 3 (1.13%) Embedded C++
18 2 (0.75%) Objective-C
18 2 (0.75%) VB
Qualifications
1 79 (29.70%) Degree
2 13 (4.89%) HNC
2 13 (4.89%) HND
3 6 (2.26%) PhD
4 5 (1.88%) PMI Certification
4 5 (1.88%) Security Cleared
5 1 (0.38%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 20 (7.52%) QA
2 13 (4.89%) ISO 9001
3 1 (0.38%) JTAG
System Software
1 16 (6.02%) Docker
2 7 (2.63%) Active Directory
3 3 (1.13%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (0.75%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 6 (2.26%) Ansible
1 6 (2.26%) Opscode Chef
1 6 (2.26%) Puppet
2 5 (1.88%) HAProxy
3 3 (1.13%) Wonderware InTouch
4 1 (0.38%) Kubernetes
4 1 (0.38%) Mesos
Vendors
1 46 (17.29%) Microsoft
2 27 (10.15%) Oracle
3 13 (4.89%) webMethods
3 13 (4.89%) WSO2
4 12 (4.51%) Google
5 10 (3.76%) Atlassian
6 5 (1.88%) SAP
7 3 (1.13%) VMware
7 3 (1.13%) Wonderware
8 2 (0.75%) Twitter
9 1 (0.38%) Apple
9 1 (0.38%) Perforce
9 1 (0.38%) Salesforce.com
9 1 (0.38%) Zend
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