The table below looks at the statistics for Software Engineering skills in IT jobs advertised for the North West region. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Software Engineering over the 3 months to 17 January 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
17 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Software Engineering
England / North West
Rank 36 47 66
Rank change year-on-year
+11 +19
Permanent jobs citing Software Engineering 394 268 277
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 6.65% 4.92% 4.13%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 7.47% 5.62% 4.78%
Number of salaries quoted 295 227 233
Median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £30,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +6.25%

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in permanent jobs advertised in the North West region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
North West
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
5272 4766 5790
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 88.96% 87.55% 86.35%
Number of salaries quoted 4421 3962 4954
Median salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+2.40% +3.75%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £28,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
- +5.88%

Software Engineering
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

The demand trend of job ads across the North West region citing Software Engineering as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

Software Engineering Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

Software Engineering
Salary Trend in the North West

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

Software Engineering Salary Trend in the North West

Software Engineering
Salary Histogram in the North West

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Software Engineering across the North West region over the 3 months to 17 January 2017.

Software Engineering Salary Histogram in the North West

Software Engineering
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 Engineering within the North West region over the 3 months to 17 January 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 +9 308 £42,500 -5.55% 54
Cheshire +10 54 £42,500 +13.33% 7
Lancashire -5 12 £32,500 +6.73%
Merseyside -27 7 £70,000 +81.81% 7
Software Engineering
England

Software Engineering
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 17 January 2017, IT jobs citing Software Engineering also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the North West region with a requirement for Software Engineering.

1 471 (54.51%) Agile Software Development
2 371 (42.94%) SQL
3 352 (40.74%) C#
4 343 (39.70%) .NET
5 333 (38.54%) JavaScript
6 322 (37.27%) Java
7 265 (30.67%) HTML
8 254 (29.40%) CSS
9 218 (25.23%) SQL Server
10 210 (24.31%) Degree
11 208 (24.07%) Scrum
12 203 (23.50%) ASP.NET
13 194 (22.45%) MVC
14 171 (19.79%) jQuery
15 161 (18.63%) C++
16 160 (18.52%) TDD
17 152 (17.59%) AngularJS
18 148 (17.13%) Finance
19 147 (17.01%) OO
19 147 (17.01%) Git (software)
20 136 (15.74%) MySQL
21 132 (15.28%) Continuous Integration
22 130 (15.05%) SDLC
23 114 (13.19%) Web Development
24 107 (12.38%) PHP
24 107 (12.38%) Linux
25 103 (11.92%) Web Services
26 99 (11.46%) Microsoft
26 99 (11.46%) Spring
27 97 (11.23%) T-SQL

Software Engineering
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 46 (5.32%) Apache Spark
1 46 (5.32%) Elasticsearch
2 37 (4.28%) Tomcat
3 29 (3.36%) Apache Pig
4 27 (3.13%) JBoss
5 21 (2.43%) WebLogic
6 17 (1.97%) Apache Solr
7 16 (1.85%) CMS
8 15 (1.74%) WebSphere
9 8 (0.93%) Confluence
9 8 (0.93%) SharePoint
10 7 (0.81%) Apache
11 5 (0.58%) Umbraco
12 4 (0.46%) IIS
13 3 (0.35%) BizTalk Server
13 3 (0.35%) ColdFusion
13 3 (0.35%) GlassFish
13 3 (0.35%) OpenStack
14 2 (0.23%) Adobe Experience Manager
14 2 (0.23%) nginx
Applications
1 43 (4.98%) MS Excel
2 3 (0.35%) MS Office
3 2 (0.23%) Adobe Illustrator
3 2 (0.23%) Maya
3 2 (0.23%) Photoshop
3 2 (0.23%) ZBrush
4 1 (0.12%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 5 (0.58%) Visualfiles
2 2 (0.23%) BASE24
2 2 (0.23%) Dynamics AX
2 2 (0.23%) Magento
2 2 (0.23%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 1 (0.12%) Payment Gateway
Cloud Services
1 70 (8.10%) Amazon AWS
2 39 (4.51%) Microsoft Azure
3 15 (1.74%) Amazon EC2
3 15 (1.74%) Amazon S3
4 13 (1.50%) SaaS
5 12 (1.39%) GitHub
6 11 (1.27%) Google Cloud Platform
7 3 (0.35%) Amazon EMR
7 3 (0.35%) Cloud Computing
8 1 (0.12%) Azure Machine Learning
8 1 (0.12%) Google App Engine
8 1 (0.12%) Heroku
8 1 (0.12%) Office 365
8 1 (0.12%) PaaS
8 1 (0.12%) TestFlight
Communications & Networking
1 31 (3.59%) Internet
2 17 (1.97%) Firewall
3 16 (1.85%) TCP/IP
4 15 (1.74%) DNS
5 14 (1.62%) NAS
5 14 (1.62%) SAN
6 9 (1.04%) Ethernet
7 8 (0.93%) HTTP
8 6 (0.69%) GPRS
8 6 (0.69%) Intranet
9 5 (0.58%) Broadband
9 5 (0.58%) Skype
9 5 (0.58%) Wireless
10 4 (0.46%) SNMP
11 3 (0.35%) HTTPS
11 3 (0.35%) Modbus
11 3 (0.35%) RS-485
11 3 (0.35%) ZigBee
12 2 (0.23%) Wi-Fi
13 1 (0.12%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 218 (25.23%) SQL Server
2 136 (15.74%) MySQL
3 67 (7.75%) NoSQL
4 65 (7.52%) Big Data
5 56 (6.48%) MongoDB
6 47 (5.44%) Relational Database
7 38 (4.40%) Hadoop
8 33 (3.82%) SQL Server 2008
9 29 (3.36%) Apache Hive
9 29 (3.36%) RDBMS
10 17 (1.97%) Amazon Redshift
11 15 (1.74%) Data Warehouse
11 15 (1.74%) SQL Server 2000
12 12 (1.39%) PostgreSQL
13 11 (1.27%) DB2
14 9 (1.04%) SQL Server 2012
15 8 (0.93%) Oracle Database
16 7 (0.81%) SQL Server Reporting Services
17 6 (0.69%) SQL Server Analysis Services
17 6 (0.69%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 147 (17.01%) Git (software)
2 93 (10.76%) Team Foundation Server
3 77 (8.91%) JIRA
4 73 (8.45%) Jenkins
5 68 (7.87%) Visual Studio
6 53 (6.13%) NUnit
7 50 (5.79%) Subversion
8 44 (5.09%) JUnit
9 27 (3.13%) Eclipse
10 26 (3.01%) Maven
11 25 (2.89%) MSTest
12 23 (2.66%) Selenium
13 21 (2.43%) Atlassian Bamboo
13 21 (2.43%) Mercurial
14 20 (2.31%) Gradle
15 13 (1.50%) Octopus Deploy
16 12 (1.39%) TeamCity
17 11 (1.27%) Jasmine
18 10 (1.16%) Bitbucket
19 9 (1.04%) Cucumber
General
1 148 (17.13%) Finance
2 57 (6.60%) Retail
3 33 (3.82%) Banking
4 22 (2.55%) Electronics
5 19 (2.20%) Military
6 18 (2.08%) Games
7 17 (1.97%) Manufacturing
8 15 (1.74%) Marketing
9 14 (1.62%) Advertising
10 10 (1.16%) Corporate Banking
11 9 (1.04%) Pharmaceutical
11 9 (1.04%) Telecoms
12 8 (0.93%) Financial Institution
13 6 (0.69%) Aerospace
14 5 (0.58%) Law
15 3 (0.35%) Avionics
15 3 (0.35%) Legal
16 2 (0.23%) Investment Banking
16 2 (0.23%) Multimedia
17 1 (0.12%) Music Industry
Job Titles
1 435 (50.35%) Developer
2 326 (37.73%) Software Engineer
3 153 (17.71%) Software Developer
4 125 (14.47%) C# Developer
5 121 (14.00%) .NET Developer
6 107 (12.38%) Java Developer
7 89 (10.30%) C# .NET Developer
8 88 (10.19%) C# Software Developer
9 86 (9.95%) Senior Developer
10 80 (9.26%) .NET Software Developer
11 79 (9.14%) Java Engineer
12 76 (8.80%) Senior Software Engineer
13 74 (8.56%) Java Software Engineer
14 68 (7.87%) C# Software Engineer
15 61 (7.06%) .NET Software Engineer
16 58 (6.71%) Developer/Software Engineer
17 52 (6.02%) ASP.NET Developer
18 47 (5.44%) Senior Java Developer
19 46 (5.32%) Web Developer
20 44 (5.09%) SQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 343 (39.70%) .NET
2 265 (30.67%) HTML
3 254 (29.40%) CSS
4 203 (23.50%) ASP.NET
5 171 (19.79%) jQuery
6 152 (17.59%) AngularJS
7 103 (11.92%) Web Services
8 99 (11.46%) Spring
9 97 (11.23%) J2EE
10 93 (10.76%) XML
11 90 (10.42%) WCF
12 85 (9.84%) ASP.NET MVC
13 79 (9.14%) Hibernate
14 78 (9.03%) WPF
15 74 (8.56%) HTML5
16 73 (8.45%) RESTful
17 68 (7.87%) REST
18 61 (7.06%) Node.js
19 57 (6.60%) SOAP
20 56 (6.48%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 86 (9.95%) Computer Science
2 57 (6.60%) Mobile App
3 54 (6.25%) User Experience
4 42 (4.86%) iPad
5 38 (4.40%) Enterprise Software
6 36 (4.17%) Analytical Skills
7 30 (3.47%) Algorithms
8 29 (3.36%) Visualisation
9 24 (2.78%) Mathematics
10 22 (2.55%) Management Information System
11 18 (2.08%) Data Structures
12 16 (1.85%) Xbox
13 15 (1.74%) Data Centre
14 13 (1.50%) PKI
15 11 (1.27%) Physics
16 10 (1.16%) Cyberthreat
16 10 (1.16%) Device Driver
17 9 (1.04%) Internet of Things
17 9 (1.04%) N-Tier
18 7 (0.81%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 107 (12.38%) Linux
2 71 (8.22%) Windows
3 50 (5.79%) Apple iOS
4 32 (3.70%) Android
5 22 (2.55%) Unix
6 14 (1.62%) Embedded Linux
7 9 (1.04%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 5 (0.58%) Windows XP
9 4 (0.46%) Mac OS X
9 4 (0.46%) Windows Phone
9 4 (0.46%) Windows Server
10 1 (0.12%) CentOS
10 1 (0.12%) Windows Server 2008
10 1 (0.12%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 471 (54.51%) Agile Software Development
2 208 (24.07%) Scrum
3 194 (22.45%) MVC
4 160 (18.52%) TDD
5 147 (17.01%) OO
6 132 (15.28%) Continuous Integration
7 130 (15.05%) SDLC
8 114 (13.19%) Web Development
9 71 (8.22%) BDD
10 69 (7.99%) DevOps
11 67 (7.75%) E-Commerce
12 63 (7.29%) Waterfall
13 60 (6.94%) Open Source
14 59 (6.83%) Unit Testing
15 55 (6.37%) Mentoring
16 54 (6.25%) OOP
17 50 (5.79%) Microservices
18 49 (5.67%) Analytics
18 49 (5.67%) Multithreading
19 45 (5.21%) OOD
Programming Languages
1 371 (42.94%) SQL
2 352 (40.74%) C#
3 333 (38.54%) JavaScript
4 322 (37.27%) Java
5 161 (18.63%) C++
6 107 (12.38%) PHP
7 97 (11.23%) T-SQL
8 83 (9.61%) Python
9 78 (9.03%) C
10 56 (6.48%) Ruby
11 50 (5.79%) Perl
12 41 (4.75%) PL/SQL
13 40 (4.63%) Apple Swift
13 40 (4.63%) Objective-C
14 39 (4.51%) VB.NET
15 33 (3.82%) Scala
16 25 (2.89%) PowerShell
17 23 (2.66%) Embedded C
18 18 (2.08%) VB
19 15 (1.74%) Go
Qualifications
1 210 (24.31%) Degree
2 36 (4.17%) Security Cleared
3 29 (3.36%) DV Cleared
4 13 (1.50%) ISTQB
5 10 (1.16%) ISEB
6 9 (1.04%) HNC
6 9 (1.04%) HND
7 7 (0.81%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
8 6 (0.69%) Sun Certification
9 5 (0.58%) PRINCE2 Certification
10 4 (0.46%) BPSS Clearance
10 4 (0.46%) PhD
10 4 (0.46%) SC Cleared
11 3 (0.35%) DBS Check
11 3 (0.35%) Microsoft Certification
12 1 (0.12%) CISSP
12 1 (0.12%) CREST Certified
12 1 (0.12%) GIAC
12 1 (0.12%) OSCP
12 1 (0.12%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 33 (3.82%) QA
2 18 (2.08%) PCI DSS
3 16 (1.85%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 3 (0.35%) DO-178B
4 3 (0.35%) WCAG
5 2 (0.23%) SDET
6 1 (0.12%) ISO 8583
6 1 (0.12%) ISO 9001
6 1 (0.12%) ISO/IEC 7816
6 1 (0.12%) MISRA
System Software
1 36 (4.17%) Docker
2 26 (3.01%) Hyper-V
2 26 (3.01%) VMware Infrastructure
3 21 (2.43%) Firmware
4 15 (1.74%) VMware ESX
5 14 (1.62%) VMware ESXi
6 5 (0.58%) vSphere
7 4 (0.46%) Virtual Machines
8 2 (0.23%) Active Directory
9 1 (0.12%) Apache ZooKeeper
Systems Management
1 18 (2.08%) Ansible
2 17 (1.97%) Puppet
3 14 (1.62%) SCOM
4 13 (1.50%) Opscode Chef
5 12 (1.39%) Terraform
6 4 (0.46%) BMC PATROL
6 4 (0.46%) Nagios
6 4 (0.46%) OpenView
6 4 (0.46%) Tivoli
6 4 (0.46%) Tivoli Endpoint Manager
7 2 (0.23%) Grafana
7 2 (0.23%) Graphite
7 2 (0.23%) Packer
7 2 (0.23%) Uchiwa
8 1 (0.12%) Cobbler
8 1 (0.12%) HP Quality Center
8 1 (0.12%) Kubernetes
8 1 (0.12%) Mesos
8 1 (0.12%) Rancher
8 1 (0.12%) rkt
Vendors
1 99 (11.46%) Microsoft
2 82 (9.49%) Oracle
3 45 (5.21%) VMware
4 25 (2.89%) IBM
5 18 (2.08%) Google
6 17 (1.97%) SAP
7 14 (1.62%) BEA
8 10 (1.16%) Red Hat
8 10 (1.16%) Xamarin
9 6 (0.69%) HP
9 6 (0.69%) Sun
10 5 (0.58%) LexisNexis
11 4 (0.46%) Adobe
11 4 (0.46%) BMC
11 4 (0.46%) CA
11 4 (0.46%) Compuware
11 4 (0.46%) Dynatrace
11 4 (0.46%) Nimsoft
12 3 (0.35%) EMC
12 3 (0.35%) Teradata
Altrincham, Cheshire
Experis Ltd
Posted: 9 hours ago
Greater Manchester
Asset Resourcing Ltd
Salary: £35000 per annum
Posted: 5 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Saxon Recruitment Solutions
Salary: £28000 - £38000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 hours ago
Greater Manchester
Asset Resourcing Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 5 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Informatiq Consulting
Salary: £25000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 23 hours ago
Cheadle, Cheshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 50,000 - 60,000 plus great benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Macclesfield, Cheshire
Itecco
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + Fantastic Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Crewe, Cheshire
Quant Capital
Salary: Up to £45,000 per annum
Posted: 20 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Hotfoot Recruitment
Salary: From £50,000 to £60,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Macclesfield, Cheshire
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £45000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Liverpool, Merseyside
Informatiq Consulting
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + Bens
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: Excellent
Posted: Yesterday
Bury, Lancashire
Candour Solutions
Salary: Excellent + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Salford, Lancashire
Sanderson
Salary: £25000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Digitech Resourcing Ltd
Salary: From £35,000 to £75,000 per annum Bonus + Bens
Posted: 4 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Total Recruitment Specialists Limited / TRG / Total recruitment group
Salary: £45000 - £55000 Per Annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Liverpool, Merseyside
Informatiq Consulting
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + Bens
Posted: 5 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Informatiq Consulting
Salary: £55000 - £60000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
The Bridge Ltd
Salary: Up to £60,000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Raytheon Systems Ltd
Salary: Full Benefits package, Bonus
Posted: 4 days ago
Greater Manchester
Verticality Ltd
Salary: Salary up to £40k + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Informatiq Consulting
Salary: £35000 - £55000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Parallel Consulting
Salary: £80000 - £120000 per annum + pension, private medical and bens
Posted: 6 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Stafford-Sharp Associates
Salary: £30000.00 - £50000.00 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Cheshire
Oscar
Salary: £25000 - £40000 per annum + Bonus & Benefits Package
Posted: 4 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
The Bridge Ltd
Salary: Up to £60,000 per annum plus benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Oldham, Lancashire
Innovative Technology Limited
Salary: £Highly-competitive and negotiable, depending on experience
Posted: 5 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Cloud Computing International
Salary: From £40,000 to £65,000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Stockport, Cheshire
Stafford-Sharp Associates
Salary: £26000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Greater Manchester
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £60,000 - £80,000k base, bonus & a fantastic range of additional benef
Posted: 5 days ago