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 22 February 2017 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
22 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Software Engineer
England / North West
Rank 107 104 156
Rank change year-on-year
-3 +52
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Engineer 169 146 108
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 2.83% 2.57% 1.57%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.92% 2.67% 1.62%
Number of salaries quoted 115 122 95
Median salary £46,000 £45,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+2.22% +20.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £33,500 £24,000 £31,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £47,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

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
5782 5474 6680
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 96.72% 96.51% 97.06%
Number of salaries quoted 4833 4595 5581
Median salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £24,500 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,000 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.00%

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 22 February 2017.

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 22 February 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
Manchester -11 131 £50,500 +10.38% 22
Cheshire +18 29 £37,500 +7.14% 9
Lancashire - 6 £27,998 - 3
Merseyside -4 2 £30,000 -35.82%
Software Engineer
England

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

For the 6 months to 22 February 2017, 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.

1 334 (98.53%) Software Engineering
2 196 (57.82%) Java
3 191 (56.34%) Agile Software Development
4 139 (41.00%) C#
5 138 (40.71%) JavaScript
6 137 (40.41%) SQL
7 136 (40.12%) HTML
8 116 (34.22%) .NET
9 110 (32.45%) C++
10 107 (31.56%) CSS
11 105 (30.97%) Degree
12 94 (27.73%) Scrum
13 92 (27.14%) Continuous Integration
14 88 (25.96%) OO
15 79 (23.30%) jQuery
16 72 (21.24%) Git (software)
17 71 (20.94%) C
18 70 (20.65%) ASP.NET
19 69 (20.35%) AngularJS
20 67 (19.76%) Web Services
20 67 (19.76%) TDD
21 64 (18.88%) Linux
21 64 (18.88%) MySQL
22 60 (17.70%) Python
22 60 (17.70%) MVC
23 57 (16.81%) Finance
24 55 (16.22%) XML
24 55 (16.22%) SDLC
25 54 (15.93%) Spring
26 53 (15.63%) WCF

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 38 (11.21%) Apache Spark
2 23 (6.78%) Elasticsearch
3 22 (6.49%) Apache Pig
4 16 (4.72%) Tomcat
4 16 (4.72%) WebSphere
5 12 (3.54%) JBoss
6 9 (2.65%) WebLogic
7 8 (2.36%) Apache
8 6 (1.77%) CMS
8 6 (1.77%) Confluence
9 3 (0.88%) Apache Solr
9 3 (0.88%) GlassFish
9 3 (0.88%) IIS
10 2 (0.59%) Adobe Experience Manager
10 2 (0.59%) Jetty
10 2 (0.59%) OpenStack
11 1 (0.29%) BizTalk Server
11 1 (0.29%) CICS
11 1 (0.29%) Umbraco
Applications
1 8 (2.36%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.29%) MS Office
2 1 (0.29%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 2 (0.59%) BASE24
Cloud Services
1 35 (10.32%) Amazon AWS
2 17 (5.01%) Microsoft Azure
3 14 (4.13%) GitHub
4 5 (1.47%) SaaS
5 3 (0.88%) Amazon EMR
6 1 (0.29%) Azure Machine Learning
6 1 (0.29%) Google App Engine
6 1 (0.29%) Google Cloud Platform
6 1 (0.29%) Heroku
6 1 (0.29%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 12 (3.54%) GPRS
2 10 (2.95%) HTTP
2 10 (2.95%) TCP/IP
3 9 (2.65%) Ethernet
4 8 (2.36%) Internet
5 6 (1.77%) Bluetooth
5 6 (1.77%) DVB
5 6 (1.77%) GSM
5 6 (1.77%) NFC
5 6 (1.77%) UMTS
5 6 (1.77%) VoIP
5 6 (1.77%) Wi-Fi
5 6 (1.77%) WLAN
6 5 (1.47%) Broadband
7 4 (1.18%) Intranet
8 3 (0.88%) Modbus
8 3 (0.88%) RS-485
8 3 (0.88%) Wireless
8 3 (0.88%) ZigBee
9 1 (0.29%) PuTTY
Database & Business Intelligence
1 64 (18.88%) MySQL
2 48 (14.16%) Big Data
3 40 (11.80%) NoSQL
4 39 (11.50%) SQL Server
5 32 (9.44%) Hadoop
6 26 (7.67%) MongoDB
6 26 (7.67%) Relational Database
7 22 (6.49%) Apache Hive
8 19 (5.60%) RDBMS
9 6 (1.77%) DB2
9 6 (1.77%) PostgreSQL
9 6 (1.77%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 6 (1.77%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 6 (1.77%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 5 (1.47%) Apache Cassandra
11 4 (1.18%) Oracle Database
12 3 (0.88%) Amazon Redshift
13 2 (0.59%) Neo4j
13 2 (0.59%) Redis
13 2 (0.59%) Riak
Development Applications
1 72 (21.24%) Git (software)
2 41 (12.09%) Jenkins
3 34 (10.03%) NUnit
4 32 (9.44%) Subversion
5 25 (7.37%) MSTest
6 23 (6.78%) Visual Studio
7 19 (5.60%) JIRA
7 19 (5.60%) Mercurial
8 18 (5.31%) Team Foundation Server
9 15 (4.42%) Atlassian Bamboo
10 12 (3.54%) Selenium
11 11 (3.24%) Eclipse
11 11 (3.24%) Maven
12 9 (2.65%) Bitbucket
13 8 (2.36%) JUnit
13 8 (2.36%) Octopus Deploy
14 7 (2.06%) TeamCity
15 6 (1.77%) Hudson
15 6 (1.77%) Jasmine
15 6 (1.77%) MSBuild
General
1 57 (16.81%) Finance
2 18 (5.31%) Retail
3 14 (4.13%) Military
4 13 (3.83%) Electronics
4 13 (3.83%) Games
5 12 (3.54%) Banking
6 8 (2.36%) Corporate Banking
7 6 (1.77%) Aerospace
7 6 (1.77%) Automotive
7 6 (1.77%) Financial Institution
7 6 (1.77%) Manufacturing
7 6 (1.77%) Multimedia
8 4 (1.18%) Telecoms
9 3 (0.88%) Avionics
9 3 (0.88%) Legal
9 3 (0.88%) Marketing
9 3 (0.88%) Pharmaceutical
10 1 (0.29%) Advertising
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 136 (40.12%) HTML
2 116 (34.22%) .NET
3 107 (31.56%) CSS
4 79 (23.30%) jQuery
5 70 (20.65%) ASP.NET
6 69 (20.35%) AngularJS
7 67 (19.76%) Web Services
8 55 (16.22%) XML
9 54 (15.93%) Spring
10 53 (15.63%) WCF
11 51 (15.04%) WPF
12 44 (12.98%) Hibernate
13 42 (12.39%) HTML5
14 41 (12.09%) Node.js
15 40 (11.80%) RESTful
16 37 (10.91%) SOAP
17 33 (9.73%) Java EE
17 33 (9.73%) XSLT
18 32 (9.44%) J2EE
19 29 (8.55%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 24 (7.08%) Algorithms
2 21 (6.19%) Computer Science
3 18 (5.31%) Data Structures
4 13 (3.83%) Enterprise Software
5 11 (3.24%) Mobile App
5 11 (3.24%) PKI
6 10 (2.95%) Cyberthreat
7 8 (2.36%) Animation
7 8 (2.36%) Xbox
8 7 (2.06%) Device Driver
9 6 (1.77%) CAN bus
9 6 (1.77%) Internet of Things
9 6 (1.77%) iPhone
9 6 (1.77%) Management Information System
9 6 (1.77%) MPEG
9 6 (1.77%) Smartphone
9 6 (1.77%) User Experience
10 5 (1.47%) Wiki
11 4 (1.18%) Analytical Skills
11 4 (1.18%) Cybercrime
Operating Systems
1 64 (18.88%) Linux
2 30 (8.85%) Windows
3 21 (6.19%) Android
4 14 (4.13%) Embedded Linux
5 10 (2.95%) Apple iOS
5 10 (2.95%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 10 (2.95%) Windows XP
6 8 (2.36%) Unix
7 6 (1.77%) Nucleus RTOS
7 6 (1.77%) Windows 7
7 6 (1.77%) Windows 8
7 6 (1.77%) Windows Mobile
8 3 (0.88%) Mac OS X
9 2 (0.59%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 334 (98.53%) Software Engineering
2 191 (56.34%) Agile Software Development
3 94 (27.73%) Scrum
4 92 (27.14%) Continuous Integration
5 88 (25.96%) OO
6 67 (19.76%) TDD
7 60 (17.70%) MVC
8 55 (16.22%) SDLC
9 47 (13.86%) Open Source
10 43 (12.68%) DevOps
11 39 (11.50%) UML
12 35 (10.32%) Analytics
13 32 (9.44%) MVVM
14 31 (9.14%) RUP
15 28 (8.26%) Service Delivery
16 26 (7.67%) DSDM
17 25 (7.37%) Continuous Improvement
17 25 (7.37%) Data Analytics
17 25 (7.37%) E-Commerce
17 25 (7.37%) Use Case
Programming Languages
1 196 (57.82%) Java
2 139 (41.00%) C#
3 138 (40.71%) JavaScript
4 137 (40.41%) SQL
5 110 (32.45%) C++
6 71 (20.94%) C
7 60 (17.70%) Python
8 46 (13.57%) PHP
9 39 (11.50%) PL/SQL
10 37 (10.91%) Perl
11 36 (10.62%) Ruby
12 29 (8.55%) T-SQL
13 18 (5.31%) Embedded C
14 14 (4.13%) Embedded C++
15 13 (3.83%) Go
15 13 (3.83%) VB
16 11 (3.24%) PowerShell
17 10 (2.95%) VB6
18 9 (2.65%) Scala
19 8 (2.36%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 105 (30.97%) Degree
2 31 (9.14%) Security Cleared
3 26 (7.67%) DV Cleared
4 4 (1.18%) Sun Certification
5 3 (0.88%) DBS Check
6 1 (0.29%) HND
6 1 (0.29%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (0.88%) DO-178B
2 2 (0.59%) QA
System Software
1 19 (5.60%) Firmware
2 18 (5.31%) Hyper-V
2 18 (5.31%) VMware Infrastructure
3 15 (4.42%) Docker
4 1 (0.29%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 14 (4.13%) Puppet
2 13 (3.83%) Ansible
3 10 (2.95%) Opscode Chef
4 6 (1.77%) Terraform
5 1 (0.29%) Cobbler
5 1 (0.29%) Kibana
5 1 (0.29%) logstash
5 1 (0.29%) Salt
Vendors
1 33 (9.73%) Oracle
2 26 (7.67%) VMware
3 22 (6.49%) Microsoft
4 10 (2.95%) Red Hat
5 7 (2.06%) Google
5 7 (2.06%) Xamarin
6 6 (1.77%) Intel
6 6 (1.77%) Symbian
7 4 (1.18%) Sun
8 3 (0.88%) Chordiant
8 3 (0.88%) EMC
8 3 (0.88%) hybris
8 3 (0.88%) Teradata
9 2 (0.59%) Adobe
9 2 (0.59%) IBM
10 1 (0.29%) Apple
10 1 (0.29%) Intel Security
10 1 (0.29%) Sybase
10 1 (0.29%) Wonderware
10 1 (0.29%) Xilinx
Oldham, Lancashire
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £16000 - £25000 per annum + Excellent Benefits + Training
Posted: 23 hours ago
Lancashire
Cielo Talent - Bupa
Posted: 7 hours ago
Salford, Lancashire
ISL
Salary: £3000.00 - £5000.00 per annum + + Benefits DOE
Posted: 18 hours ago
Wilmslow, Cheshire
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 18 hours ago
Salford, Lancashire
Sanderson
Salary: £25000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Wilmslow, Cheshire
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 18 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
The Bridge Ltd
Salary: Up to £60,000 per annum plus benefits
Posted: 15 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Webrecruit
Salary: £32,500 per annum Plus Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Knutsford, Cheshire
Oscar
Salary: £25000 - £27000 per annum + competitive benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
TEKsystems
Salary: £35000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Greater Manchester
Asset Resourcing Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Greater Manchester
Verticality Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Real Time Recruitment Solutions
Salary: Competitive Salary + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 40,000 - 60,000 plus excellent benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Greater Manchester
Verticality Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Chorley, Lancashire
Sanderson
Posted: 5 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: Excellent
Posted: 3 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Digital Gurus
Salary: negotiable + benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 30,000 - 50,000 plus benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Knutsford, Cheshire
Oscar
Salary: £25000 - £28000 per annum + competitive benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Knutsford, Cheshire
Oscar
Salary: £20000 - £23000 per annum + competitive benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Manchester
ECOM
Salary: £45000 - £70000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 12 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Raytheon Systems Ltd
Salary: Competitive salary plus benefits
Posted: 7 days ago
Knutsford, Cheshire
Ashdown IT
Salary: £35000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Wilmslow
Mobica
Salary: £30,000 - £60,000 per year
Posted: 7 days ago
Oldham
2M Employment Solutions
Salary: Negotiable
Posted: 13 days ago
Warrington
Computer Futures
Salary: £38000 - £45000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 24 days ago
Cheshire
Computer Futures
Salary: £38000 - £45000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 24 days ago
Oldham, Lancashire
Innovative Technology Limited
Salary: Highly-competitive and negotiable, depending on experience
Posted: 20 days ago