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 30 July 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
30 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Software Engineering
Rank 43 57 54
Rank change year-on-year
+14 -3
Permanent jobs citing Software Engineering 325 306 313
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 5.54% 4.69% 4.38%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 6.36% 5.27% 5.11%
Number of salaries quoted 264 264 269
Median salary £42,500 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £27,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £50,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+12.50% -
Software Engineering
England

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
5114 5807 6130
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 87.17% 88.94% 85.77%
Number of salaries quoted 4260 4706 4846
Median salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £57,500 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £44,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+2.27% +3.52%

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 30 July 2016.

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 30 July 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 +10 236 £44,000 +10.00% 65
Cheshire +17 38 £45,000 +12.50% 9
Merseyside +7 26 £38,500 -43.17% 2
Lancashire -1 14 £40,000 +8.10% 4
Cumbria -1 1 £53,000 +6.00%
Software Engineering
England

Software Engineering
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 30 July 2016, 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.

1 347 (53.97%) Agile Software Development
2 265 (41.21%) Java
3 254 (39.50%) .NET
4 252 (39.19%) C#
5 197 (30.64%) SQL
6 189 (29.39%) Degree
7 188 (29.24%) JavaScript
8 183 (28.46%) OO
9 181 (28.15%) C++
10 176 (27.37%) HTML
11 163 (25.35%) CSS
12 153 (23.79%) SQL Server
13 149 (23.17%) ASP.NET
14 145 (22.55%) Scrum
15 137 (21.31%) MVC
16 131 (20.37%) Continuous Integration
17 113 (17.57%) jQuery
18 111 (17.26%) Finance
19 110 (17.11%) Computer Science
20 107 (16.64%) Web Services
21 104 (16.17%) TDD
22 101 (15.71%) Git (software)
23 97 (15.09%) Microsoft
24 84 (13.06%) Windows
25 81 (12.60%) Linux
26 79 (12.29%) J2EE
26 79 (12.29%) Spring
27 78 (12.13%) AngularJS
28 77 (11.98%) WCF
29 75 (11.66%) XML

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 20 (3.11%) Tomcat
2 17 (2.64%) WebLogic
3 16 (2.49%) CMS
4 15 (2.33%) JBoss
5 14 (2.18%) nginx
6 13 (2.02%) OpenStack
7 12 (1.87%) Apache
8 11 (1.71%) Elasticsearch
9 8 (1.24%) Confluence
10 6 (0.93%) Apache Spark
10 6 (0.93%) SharePoint
11 5 (0.78%) BizTalk Server
11 5 (0.78%) Sitecore CMS
11 5 (0.78%) Umbraco
12 3 (0.47%) Apache Solr
12 3 (0.47%) Mule
13 1 (0.16%) MS Exchange
13 1 (0.16%) OpenEdge
13 1 (0.16%) WebSphere
13 1 (0.16%) WordPress
Applications
1 38 (5.91%) MS Excel
2 8 (1.24%) Adobe Illustrator
3 6 (0.93%) Photoshop
4 5 (0.78%) MS Office
5 4 (0.62%) Adobe Creative Suite
6 3 (0.47%) 3ds Max
6 3 (0.47%) Adobe After Effects
7 1 (0.16%) Maya
7 1 (0.16%) MS Project
7 1 (0.16%) ZBrush
Business Applications
1 9 (1.40%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 3 (0.47%) Oracle Payables
Cloud Services
1 51 (7.93%) Microsoft Azure
2 48 (7.47%) Amazon AWS
3 17 (2.64%) Amazon EC2
4 14 (2.18%) PaaS
5 13 (2.02%) Cloud Computing
6 11 (1.71%) SaaS
7 10 (1.56%) Amazon ElastiCache
7 10 (1.56%) GitHub
8 8 (1.24%) IaaS
9 4 (0.62%) Amazon S3
10 3 (0.47%) iTunes
11 1 (0.16%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
11 1 (0.16%) TestFlight
Communications & Networking
1 30 (4.67%) Internet
2 23 (3.58%) HTTP
3 12 (1.87%) Wi-Fi
4 10 (1.56%) SSL
5 9 (1.40%) TCP/IP
6 4 (0.62%) DNS
6 4 (0.62%) Firewall
6 4 (0.62%) NAS
6 4 (0.62%) SAN
7 2 (0.31%) Bluetooth
7 2 (0.31%) Wireless
8 1 (0.16%) Ethernet
8 1 (0.16%) NFC
8 1 (0.16%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 153 (23.79%) SQL Server
2 52 (8.09%) NoSQL
3 48 (7.47%) MySQL
4 28 (4.35%) MongoDB
5 25 (3.89%) Relational Database
6 21 (3.27%) SQL Server 2008
7 19 (2.95%) Big Data
8 17 (2.64%) Data Warehouse
9 15 (2.33%) RDBMS
10 12 (1.87%) Hadoop
10 12 (1.87%) Redis
11 11 (1.71%) Apache Cassandra
11 11 (1.71%) SQL Server 2014
12 9 (1.40%) Neo4j
12 9 (1.40%) PostgreSQL
13 8 (1.24%) DB2
13 8 (1.24%) GIS
14 6 (0.93%) SQL Server 2012
15 4 (0.62%) Amazon Redshift
15 4 (0.62%) Azure SQL Database
Development Applications
1 101 (15.71%) Git (software)
2 61 (9.49%) JUnit
2 61 (9.49%) Visual Studio
3 59 (9.18%) Team Foundation Server
4 46 (7.15%) Jenkins
4 46 (7.15%) NUnit
5 40 (6.22%) Maven
6 29 (4.51%) Subversion
7 26 (4.04%) MSTest
8 24 (3.73%) JIRA
9 21 (3.27%) Selenium
10 15 (2.33%) Eclipse
11 13 (2.02%) Cucumber
11 13 (2.02%) Vagrant
12 11 (1.71%) Jasmine
13 10 (1.56%) Ant
14 9 (1.40%) Gradle
15 8 (1.24%) SpecFlow
16 7 (1.09%) Atlassian Bamboo
16 7 (1.09%) RSpec
General
1 111 (17.26%) Finance
2 44 (6.84%) Games
3 42 (6.53%) Electronics
4 24 (3.73%) Retail
5 23 (3.58%) Telecoms
6 15 (2.33%) Pharmaceutical
7 14 (2.18%) Marketing
8 13 (2.02%) Manufacturing
9 12 (1.87%) Banking
10 10 (1.56%) Advertising
10 10 (1.56%) Aerospace
11 8 (1.24%) Publishing
12 7 (1.09%) Local Government
13 5 (0.78%) iGaming
13 5 (0.78%) Law
14 3 (0.47%) Back Office
15 2 (0.31%) Music Industry
16 1 (0.16%) Military
Job Titles
1 305 (47.43%) Developer
2 243 (37.79%) Software Engineer
3 118 (18.35%) Java Developer
4 112 (17.42%) Software Developer
5 78 (12.13%) .NET Developer
6 70 (10.89%) C# Developer
7 69 (10.73%) .NET Software Engineer
8 64 (9.95%) C# Software Engineer
9 61 (9.49%) Senior Developer
10 57 (8.86%) C# .NET Developer
11 54 (8.40%) C++ Software Engineer
12 53 (8.24%) Senior Software Engineer
13 49 (7.62%) .NET Software Developer
14 45 (7.00%) Graduate
15 44 (6.84%) C# Software Developer
16 39 (6.07%) Developer/Software Engineer
17 34 (5.29%) ASP.NET Developer
18 33 (5.13%) C# ASP.NET Developer
19 29 (4.51%) Java Engineer
20 27 (4.20%) Senior Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 254 (39.50%) .NET
2 176 (27.37%) HTML
3 163 (25.35%) CSS
4 149 (23.17%) ASP.NET
5 113 (17.57%) jQuery
6 107 (16.64%) Web Services
7 79 (12.29%) J2EE
7 79 (12.29%) Spring
8 78 (12.13%) AngularJS
9 77 (11.98%) WCF
10 75 (11.66%) XML
11 74 (11.51%) HTML5
11 74 (11.51%) WPF
12 67 (10.42%) RESTful
13 61 (9.49%) ASP.NET MVC
14 54 (8.40%) SOAP
15 49 (7.62%) Node.js
15 49 (7.62%) REST
16 47 (7.31%) .NET Framework
17 41 (6.38%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 110 (17.11%) Computer Science
2 69 (10.73%) Analytical Skills
3 43 (6.69%) User Experience
4 31 (4.82%) N-Tier
5 30 (4.67%) Mobile App
6 27 (4.20%) Mathematics
7 25 (3.89%) Data Centre
8 24 (3.73%) Enterprise Software
9 23 (3.58%) iPad
10 18 (2.80%) Algorithms
11 17 (2.64%) Management Information System
12 15 (2.33%) Physics
13 10 (1.56%) Embedded Systems
14 9 (1.40%) 3D Graphics
15 8 (1.24%) Client/Server
15 8 (1.24%) CMDB
15 8 (1.24%) Data Structures
15 8 (1.24%) Device Driver
16 7 (1.09%) LIMS
16 7 (1.09%) Psychology
Operating Systems
1 84 (13.06%) Windows
2 81 (12.60%) Linux
3 39 (6.07%) Unix
4 19 (2.95%) Android
4 19 (2.95%) Apple iOS
5 11 (1.71%) Embedded Linux
6 6 (0.93%) Windows CE
7 5 (0.78%) CoreOS
7 5 (0.78%) Windows XP
8 3 (0.47%) Mac OS X
9 2 (0.31%) Windows Server
10 1 (0.16%) CentOS
10 1 (0.16%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 1 (0.16%) Ubuntu
10 1 (0.16%) Windows 10
10 1 (0.16%) Windows Mobile
10 1 (0.16%) Windows Phone
10 1 (0.16%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 347 (53.97%) Agile Software Development
2 183 (28.46%) OO
3 145 (22.55%) Scrum
4 137 (21.31%) MVC
5 131 (20.37%) Continuous Integration
6 104 (16.17%) TDD
7 72 (11.20%) Unit Testing
8 68 (10.58%) Web Development
9 65 (10.11%) Multithreading
10 57 (8.86%) Open Source
11 54 (8.40%) OOD
11 54 (8.40%) SDLC
12 49 (7.62%) SOA
13 47 (7.31%) DevOps
13 47 (7.31%) Mentoring
13 47 (7.31%) UML
14 46 (7.15%) BDD
15 44 (6.84%) OOP
16 41 (6.38%) E-Commerce
17 39 (6.07%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 265 (41.21%) Java
2 252 (39.19%) C#
3 197 (30.64%) SQL
4 188 (29.24%) JavaScript
5 181 (28.15%) C++
6 67 (10.42%) C
7 47 (7.31%) Python
7 47 (7.31%) T-SQL
8 42 (6.53%) PHP
9 33 (5.13%) PL/SQL
10 32 (4.98%) Ruby
11 28 (4.35%) Scala
12 26 (4.04%) VB.NET
13 24 (3.73%) Embedded C
14 20 (3.11%) Objective-C
15 17 (2.64%) ABAP
16 13 (2.02%) Apple Swift
17 12 (1.87%) Groovy
18 11 (1.71%) Bash Shell
18 11 (1.71%) Clojure
Qualifications
1 189 (29.39%) Degree
2 16 (2.49%) HND
3 13 (2.02%) ISEB
4 9 (1.40%) PMI Certification
5 8 (1.24%) PMP
6 6 (0.93%) HNC
6 6 (0.93%) Microsoft Certification
6 6 (0.93%) Security Cleared
7 4 (0.62%) ISTQB
8 3 (0.47%) SC Cleared
9 1 (0.16%) Chartered Engineer
9 1 (0.16%) DV Cleared
9 1 (0.16%) PhD
9 1 (0.16%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
9 1 (0.16%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 34 (5.29%) QA
2 8 (1.24%) ISO 9001
3 4 (0.62%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 4 (0.62%) PCI DSS
4 2 (0.31%) SDET
5 1 (0.16%) IEC 61508
5 1 (0.16%) ISO 8583
5 1 (0.16%) ISO 9000
5 1 (0.16%) ISO/IEC 7816
5 1 (0.16%) ISO13485
5 1 (0.16%) JTAG
5 1 (0.16%) TickIT
System Software
1 11 (1.71%) Docker
1 11 (1.71%) VMware Infrastructure
2 10 (1.56%) Active Directory
3 8 (1.24%) Virtual Machines
4 7 (1.09%) Firmware
5 5 (0.78%) VMware ESX
6 4 (0.62%) VMware ESXi
7 1 (0.16%) HDFS
7 1 (0.16%) vSphere
7 1 (0.16%) Xen
Systems Management
1 23 (3.58%) Puppet
2 9 (1.40%) Grafana
2 9 (1.40%) Graphite
2 9 (1.40%) Packer
2 9 (1.40%) Terraform
2 9 (1.40%) Uchiwa
3 8 (1.24%) Opscode Chef
3 8 (1.24%) SCVMM
4 7 (1.09%) Kubernetes
5 5 (0.78%) Ansible
5 5 (0.78%) SCOM
6 4 (0.62%) HAProxy
7 1 (0.16%) Mesos
7 1 (0.16%) SCCM
Vendors
1 97 (15.09%) Microsoft
2 74 (11.51%) Oracle
3 26 (4.04%) IBM
3 26 (4.04%) SAP
4 19 (2.95%) VMware
5 17 (2.64%) Atlassian
5 17 (2.64%) BEA
6 10 (1.56%) WSO2
7 9 (1.40%) Adobe
7 9 (1.40%) Google
7 9 (1.40%) MuleSoft
8 8 (1.24%) BMC
8 8 (1.24%) CheckPoint
8 8 (1.24%) Cisco
8 8 (1.24%) Citrix
8 8 (1.24%) EMC
8 8 (1.24%) HP
8 8 (1.24%) Juniper
8 8 (1.24%) NetApp
9 6 (0.93%) Salesforce.com
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Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + Healthcare, Pension etc
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