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 30 September 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
30 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Software Engineer
Rank 104 146 188
Rank change year-on-year
+42 +42
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Engineer 176 123 80
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 2.76% 1.84% 1.08%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.85% 1.90% 1.12%
Number of salaries quoted 151 111 75
Median salary £41,500 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+3.75% +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £23,500 £31,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £45,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.65% +2.50%
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
6179 6460 7154
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 96.74% 96.58% 96.14%
Number of salaries quoted 5202 5371 5938
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 £24,000 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

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 30 September 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 30 September 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 +25 124 £42,500 +6.25% 20
Cheshire +40 37 £37,500 -6.25% 4
Lancashire +16 9 £35,000 +7.69%
Merseyside -23 3 £40,000 -52.94%
Cumbria - 2 £45,000 -
Software Engineer
England

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

For the 6 months to 30 September 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.

1 285 (98.28%) Software Engineering
2 172 (59.31%) Agile Software Development
3 145 (50.00%) C#
4 137 (47.24%) .NET
5 127 (43.79%) JavaScript
6 126 (43.45%) Java
7 125 (43.10%) SQL
8 116 (40.00%) HTML
9 106 (36.55%) CSS
10 101 (34.83%) C++
11 97 (33.45%) ASP.NET
12 91 (31.38%) Scrum
13 75 (25.86%) MVC
14 74 (25.52%) Degree
15 69 (23.79%) Git (software)
16 63 (21.72%) OO
17 62 (21.38%) TDD
18 61 (21.03%) WPF
19 59 (20.34%) Finance
20 57 (19.66%) Web Services
20 57 (19.66%) jQuery
21 55 (18.97%) WCF
22 52 (17.93%) XML
23 50 (17.24%) AngularJS
24 47 (16.21%) Continuous Integration
25 43 (14.83%) RESTful
26 41 (14.14%) SQL Server
27 40 (13.79%) PL/SQL
27 40 (13.79%) Electronics
28 39 (13.45%) 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 14 (4.83%) CMS
2 12 (4.14%) JBoss
2 12 (4.14%) Tomcat
3 9 (3.10%) Apache Spark
3 9 (3.10%) Confluence
4 8 (2.76%) BizTalk Server
5 6 (2.07%) Elasticsearch
6 4 (1.38%) Apache
7 3 (1.03%) Apache Pig
7 3 (1.03%) nginx
8 2 (0.69%) IIS
9 1 (0.34%) Jetty
9 1 (0.34%) WebLogic
9 1 (0.34%) WebSphere
Applications
1 9 (3.10%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 8 (2.76%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 33 (11.38%) Amazon AWS
2 23 (7.93%) Microsoft Azure
3 6 (2.07%) GitHub
4 3 (1.03%) SaaS
5 1 (0.34%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
5 1 (0.34%) Google App Engine
5 1 (0.34%) Google Cloud Platform
5 1 (0.34%) Heroku
Communications & Networking
1 8 (2.76%) HTTP
2 6 (2.07%) TCP/IP
3 5 (1.72%) Wireless
4 4 (1.38%) Internet
4 4 (1.38%) Intranet
5 3 (1.03%) Ethernet
5 3 (1.03%) Modbus
5 3 (1.03%) RS-485
5 3 (1.03%) ZigBee
6 2 (0.69%) Wi-Fi
7 1 (0.34%) Broadband
7 1 (0.34%) NFC
7 1 (0.34%) PuTTY
7 1 (0.34%) WinSCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 41 (14.14%) SQL Server
2 25 (8.62%) MySQL
3 17 (5.86%) Big Data
3 17 (5.86%) Relational Database
4 16 (5.52%) MongoDB
5 13 (4.48%) NoSQL
6 11 (3.79%) Hadoop
6 11 (3.79%) RDBMS
7 9 (3.10%) PostgreSQL
7 9 (3.10%) SQL Server 2008
8 8 (2.76%) GIS
9 7 (2.41%) SQL Server 2012
9 7 (2.41%) SQL Server 2014
10 6 (2.07%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 6 (2.07%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 6 (2.07%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 4 (1.38%) Apache Cassandra
11 4 (1.38%) Oracle Database
11 4 (1.38%) Oracle Database 11g
12 3 (1.03%) Apache Hive
Development Applications
1 69 (23.79%) Git (software)
2 39 (13.45%) NUnit
3 35 (12.07%) Jenkins
4 26 (8.97%) MSTest
4 26 (8.97%) Visual Studio
5 20 (6.90%) JIRA
5 20 (6.90%) Selenium
6 19 (6.55%) Team Foundation Server
7 16 (5.52%) JUnit
8 15 (5.17%) Subversion
9 11 (3.79%) Maven
10 10 (3.45%) Eclipse
11 7 (2.41%) JMeter
11 7 (2.41%) Octopus Deploy
12 6 (2.07%) Bitbucket
12 6 (2.07%) IntelliJ
12 6 (2.07%) jMock
12 6 (2.07%) Mockito
13 5 (1.72%) Atlassian Bamboo
13 5 (1.72%) Cucumber
General
1 59 (20.34%) Finance
2 40 (13.79%) Electronics
3 12 (4.14%) Marketing
4 11 (3.79%) Games
4 11 (3.79%) Manufacturing
5 10 (3.45%) Telecoms
6 7 (2.41%) Retail
7 4 (1.38%) Aerospace
8 3 (1.03%) Advertising
9 2 (0.69%) Avionics
9 2 (0.69%) Military
9 2 (0.69%) Music Industry
9 2 (0.69%) Pharmaceutical
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 137 (47.24%) .NET
2 116 (40.00%) HTML
3 106 (36.55%) CSS
4 97 (33.45%) ASP.NET
5 61 (21.03%) WPF
6 57 (19.66%) jQuery
6 57 (19.66%) Web Services
7 55 (18.97%) WCF
8 52 (17.93%) XML
9 50 (17.24%) AngularJS
10 43 (14.83%) RESTful
11 39 (13.45%) SOAP
12 37 (12.76%) .NET Framework
13 33 (11.38%) ASP.NET MVC
14 31 (10.69%) LINQ
15 29 (10.00%) Entity Framework
16 28 (9.66%) XSLT
17 27 (9.31%) Spring
18 26 (8.97%) Silverlight
18 26 (8.97%) WF
Miscellaneous
1 34 (11.72%) Computer Science
2 19 (6.55%) Mobile App
3 17 (5.86%) Analytical Skills
4 16 (5.52%) Algorithms
5 14 (4.83%) Mathematics
6 12 (4.14%) Enterprise Software
7 11 (3.79%) User Experience
8 9 (3.10%) Physics
9 8 (2.76%) N-Tier
10 7 (2.41%) 3D Graphics
11 5 (1.72%) Cyberthreat
11 5 (1.72%) Device Driver
11 5 (1.72%) Embedded Systems
11 5 (1.72%) Visualisation
11 5 (1.72%) Xbox
12 4 (1.38%) BBC
12 4 (1.38%) Inversion of Control
12 4 (1.38%) Kindle
12 4 (1.38%) Management Information System
13 3 (1.03%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 29 (10.00%) Linux
2 20 (6.90%) Windows
3 15 (5.17%) Unix
4 9 (3.10%) Android
5 8 (2.76%) Embedded Linux
6 6 (2.07%) Apple iOS
7 3 (1.03%) Mac OS X
8 1 (0.34%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 1 (0.34%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 285 (98.28%) Software Engineering
2 172 (59.31%) Agile Software Development
3 91 (31.38%) Scrum
4 75 (25.86%) MVC
5 63 (21.72%) OO
6 62 (21.38%) TDD
7 47 (16.21%) Continuous Integration
8 32 (11.03%) UML
9 30 (10.34%) Service Delivery
10 29 (10.00%) MVVM
11 26 (8.97%) DSDM
11 26 (8.97%) RUP
11 26 (8.97%) Use Case
12 22 (7.59%) Open Source
13 21 (7.24%) OOP
14 19 (6.55%) Web Development
15 17 (5.86%) BDD
16 16 (5.52%) Mentoring
16 16 (5.52%) Mobile Application Development
16 16 (5.52%) Multithreading
Programming Languages
1 145 (50.00%) C#
2 127 (43.79%) JavaScript
3 126 (43.45%) Java
4 125 (43.10%) SQL
5 101 (34.83%) C++
6 40 (13.79%) PL/SQL
7 32 (11.03%) T-SQL
8 29 (10.00%) C
9 25 (8.62%) PHP
10 22 (7.59%) Python
11 14 (4.83%) Embedded C
12 13 (4.48%) VB.NET
13 9 (3.10%) Perl
14 8 (2.76%) Embedded C++
14 8 (2.76%) PowerShell
14 8 (2.76%) Ruby
14 8 (2.76%) VB
15 6 (2.07%) Objective-C
16 5 (1.72%) Apple Swift
17 3 (1.03%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 74 (25.52%) Degree
2 8 (2.76%) Security Cleared
3 4 (1.38%) DV Cleared
4 3 (1.03%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (0.34%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (2.41%) QA
2 3 (1.03%) ISO 9001
3 2 (0.69%) DO-178B
4 1 (0.34%) ISO 8583
4 1 (0.34%) ISO/IEC 7816
4 1 (0.34%) JTAG
System Software
1 6 (2.07%) Firmware
2 4 (1.38%) Docker
3 3 (1.03%) Active Directory
4 2 (0.69%) Hyper-V
4 2 (0.69%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 3 (1.03%) Ansible
1 3 (1.03%) Opscode Chef
1 3 (1.03%) Puppet
2 1 (0.34%) Cobbler
2 1 (0.34%) Control-M
2 1 (0.34%) HAProxy
2 1 (0.34%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 28 (9.66%) Oracle
2 22 (7.59%) Microsoft
3 8 (2.76%) SAP
4 5 (1.72%) Atlassian
5 3 (1.03%) EMC
5 3 (1.03%) Salesforce.com
5 3 (1.03%) VMware
6 2 (0.69%) Sybase
6 2 (0.69%) Twitter
7 1 (0.34%) Apple
7 1 (0.34%) Google
7 1 (0.34%) Ingenico
7 1 (0.34%) Perforce
7 1 (0.34%) Red Hat
7 1 (0.34%) Sun
7 1 (0.34%) VeriFone
7 1 (0.34%) Zend
Manchester, Lancashire
Oscar
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Pension, PHI
Posted: 6 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
NCC Group
Salary: Competitive salary, bonus and excellent benefits!
Posted: 3 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Hotfoot Recruitment
Salary: Up to £60,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Chester
Recruitment Genius Ltd
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
The Bridge Ltd
Salary: Up to £55,000 per annum plus benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Oscar
Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum + competitive benefits package
Posted: 2 days ago
North West
Salt
Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum + pension
Posted: 4 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Sanderson
Salary: £45000.00 - £50000.00 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Kingfisher Consultancy
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + pen, life, health
Posted: 3 days ago
North West
Mortimer Spinks
Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Manchester
KDR Recruitment
Salary: £18000.00 - £35000.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 7 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Calibre Search Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Gatley, nr Cheadle
CCA Recruitment
Salary: Up to £40,000
Posted: 3 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Raytheon Systems Ltd
Salary: Full Benefits package, Bonus
Posted: 4 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Raytheon Systems Ltd
Salary: Full Benefits package, Bonus
Posted: 4 days ago
Wilmslow, Cheshire
Oscar
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + flexi-hours, pension, 25 days holiday
Posted: 6 days ago
Greater Manchester
Cathcart Associates
Salary: £25000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 22 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Bytemark Limited
Salary: From £32,000 to £40,000 per annum
Posted: 10 days ago
Stockport
Computer Futures
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 18 days ago
Manchester
ECOM
Salary: £35000 - £55000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 24 days ago
Manchester
Computer Futures
Salary: £38000 - £45000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 25 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Raytheon Systems Ltd
Salary: Full Benefits package, Bonus
Posted: 16 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Raytheon Systems Ltd
Salary: Full Benefits package, Bonus
Posted: 16 days ago
Crewe
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £38000 per annum
Posted: 25 days ago