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 25 September 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
25 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Software Engineering
Rank 28 53 71
Rank change year-on-year
+25 +18
Permanent jobs citing Software Engineering 449 322 262
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 7.17% 4.76% 3.55%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 8.13% 5.38% 4.10%
Number of salaries quoted 383 286 220
Median salary £42,500 £40,000 £38,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% +5.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £25,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £50,000
UK excluding London median salary £43,750 £41,250 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.06% +3.12%
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
5520 5983 6392
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 88.12% 88.41% 86.55%
Number of salaries quoted 4606 4968 5212
Median salary £42,500 £42,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+1.19% +5.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £28,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £58,000 £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 25 September 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 25 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 +22 367 £42,500 +1.19% 59
Cheshire +9 47 £42,500 +6.25% 6
Lancashire +13 19 £40,000 +23.07% 5
Merseyside -19 8 £40,000 -5.88% 1
Cumbria +13 2 £49,000 -
Software Engineering
England

Software Engineering
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 25 September 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.

1 411 (55.69%) Agile Software Development
2 312 (42.28%) .NET
3 304 (41.19%) C#
4 281 (38.08%) Java
5 273 (36.99%) SQL
6 256 (34.69%) JavaScript
7 230 (31.17%) CSS
8 202 (27.37%) HTML
9 189 (25.61%) Degree
10 180 (24.39%) SQL Server
10 180 (24.39%) Scrum
11 173 (23.44%) C++
12 168 (22.76%) ASP.NET
13 150 (20.33%) MVC
14 146 (19.78%) Finance
14 146 (19.78%) OO
15 124 (16.80%) TDD
16 118 (15.99%) jQuery
17 112 (15.18%) AngularJS
18 111 (15.04%) Git (software)
19 109 (14.77%) Continuous Integration
20 101 (13.69%) Team Foundation Server
21 100 (13.55%) J2EE
22 99 (13.41%) Microsoft
23 96 (13.01%) Web Services
23 96 (13.01%) Computer Science
24 89 (12.06%) SDLC
25 86 (11.65%) XML
26 84 (11.38%) Spring
27 81 (10.98%) WPF

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 29 (3.93%) Tomcat
1 29 (3.93%) WebLogic
2 23 (3.12%) CMS
3 21 (2.85%) JBoss
4 20 (2.71%) Elasticsearch
5 16 (2.17%) Apache Spark
6 11 (1.49%) Confluence
7 10 (1.36%) OpenStack
8 9 (1.22%) Apache
9 8 (1.08%) BizTalk Server
9 8 (1.08%) nginx
10 7 (0.95%) Apache Solr
10 7 (0.95%) SharePoint
11 3 (0.41%) Apache Pig
11 3 (0.41%) Umbraco
12 2 (0.27%) IIS
12 2 (0.27%) Sitecore CMS
12 2 (0.27%) WebSphere
13 1 (0.14%) MS Exchange
13 1 (0.14%) OpenEdge
Applications
1 32 (4.34%) MS Excel
2 6 (0.81%) Adobe Illustrator
2 6 (0.81%) Photoshop
3 4 (0.54%) MS Office
4 3 (0.41%) 3ds Max
4 3 (0.41%) Adobe After Effects
5 2 (0.27%) Maya
5 2 (0.27%) ZBrush
Business Applications
1 9 (1.22%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 3 (0.41%) Oracle Payables
3 1 (0.14%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 69 (9.35%) Amazon AWS
2 50 (6.78%) Microsoft Azure
3 19 (2.57%) Amazon EC2
4 13 (1.76%) SaaS
5 10 (1.36%) Amazon S3
5 10 (1.36%) GitHub
5 10 (1.36%) PaaS
6 9 (1.22%) Cloud Computing
7 5 (0.68%) Amazon ElastiCache
8 4 (0.54%) IaaS
9 3 (0.41%) Google Cloud Platform
10 1 (0.14%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
10 1 (0.14%) Google App Engine
10 1 (0.14%) Heroku
10 1 (0.14%) iTunes
10 1 (0.14%) Office 365
10 1 (0.14%) TestFlight
Communications & Networking
1 21 (2.85%) Internet
2 16 (2.17%) HTTP
3 13 (1.76%) Wi-Fi
4 11 (1.49%) DNS
4 11 (1.49%) Firewall
5 10 (1.36%) NAS
5 10 (1.36%) SAN
6 7 (0.95%) TCP/IP
7 6 (0.81%) SSL
8 5 (0.68%) Intranet
8 5 (0.68%) Wireless
9 4 (0.54%) Ethernet
10 3 (0.41%) HTTPS
10 3 (0.41%) Modbus
10 3 (0.41%) RS-485
10 3 (0.41%) ZigBee
11 2 (0.27%) Bluetooth
12 1 (0.14%) DHCP
12 1 (0.14%) LAN
12 1 (0.14%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 180 (24.39%) SQL Server
2 65 (8.81%) MySQL
3 61 (8.27%) NoSQL
4 37 (5.01%) MongoDB
5 25 (3.39%) Big Data
5 25 (3.39%) Relational Database
5 25 (3.39%) SQL Server 2008
6 18 (2.44%) Data Warehouse
7 16 (2.17%) Hadoop
7 16 (2.17%) RDBMS
8 12 (1.63%) Apache Cassandra
9 11 (1.49%) PostgreSQL
9 11 (1.49%) SQL Server 2012
9 11 (1.49%) SQL Server 2014
10 10 (1.36%) Amazon Redshift
10 10 (1.36%) Neo4j
11 8 (1.08%) GIS
12 6 (0.81%) DB2
12 6 (0.81%) Redis
13 5 (0.68%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 111 (15.04%) Git (software)
2 101 (13.69%) Team Foundation Server
3 69 (9.35%) Jenkins
4 64 (8.67%) JIRA
5 54 (7.32%) Visual Studio
6 51 (6.91%) JUnit
7 50 (6.78%) NUnit
8 40 (5.42%) Maven
9 39 (5.28%) Subversion
10 28 (3.79%) Eclipse
10 28 (3.79%) Selenium
11 26 (3.52%) MSTest
12 13 (1.76%) Cucumber
12 13 (1.76%) Vagrant
13 12 (1.63%) Jasmine
14 11 (1.49%) Gradle
14 11 (1.49%) Octopus Deploy
15 9 (1.22%) Ant
15 9 (1.22%) IntelliJ
15 9 (1.22%) SpecFlow
General
1 146 (19.78%) Finance
2 44 (5.96%) Electronics
3 31 (4.20%) Games
4 29 (3.93%) Retail
5 23 (3.12%) Marketing
5 23 (3.12%) Telecoms
6 18 (2.44%) Manufacturing
7 16 (2.17%) Banking
8 14 (1.90%) Aerospace
9 13 (1.76%) Advertising
10 9 (1.22%) Pharmaceutical
11 5 (0.68%) iGaming
11 5 (0.68%) Law
12 4 (0.54%) Local Government
12 4 (0.54%) Military
12 4 (0.54%) Publishing
13 3 (0.41%) Back Office
14 2 (0.27%) Avionics
14 2 (0.27%) Investment Banking
14 2 (0.27%) Music Industry
Job Titles
1 356 (48.24%) Developer
2 278 (37.67%) Software Engineer
3 144 (19.51%) Software Developer
4 108 (14.63%) .NET Developer
5 105 (14.23%) Java Developer
6 98 (13.28%) C# Developer
7 81 (10.98%) C# .NET Developer
8 77 (10.43%) Senior Developer
9 76 (10.30%) .NET Software Developer
9 76 (10.30%) .NET Software Engineer
10 73 (9.89%) C# Software Developer
11 68 (9.21%) C# Software Engineer
12 67 (9.08%) Senior Software Engineer
13 55 (7.45%) Graduate
14 48 (6.50%) SQL Developer
15 47 (6.37%) C++ Software Engineer
16 42 (5.69%) Java Engineer
17 41 (5.56%) Developer/Software Engineer
18 38 (5.15%) Java Software Engineer
19 36 (4.88%) ASP.NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 312 (42.28%) .NET
2 230 (31.17%) CSS
3 202 (27.37%) HTML
4 168 (22.76%) ASP.NET
5 118 (15.99%) jQuery
6 112 (15.18%) AngularJS
7 100 (13.55%) J2EE
8 96 (13.01%) Web Services
9 86 (11.65%) XML
10 84 (11.38%) Spring
11 81 (10.98%) WPF
12 74 (10.03%) WCF
13 72 (9.76%) RESTful
14 71 (9.62%) ASP.NET MVC
15 69 (9.35%) HTML5
16 61 (8.27%) REST
17 60 (8.13%) .NET Framework
18 57 (7.72%) SOAP
19 53 (7.18%) Hibernate
20 49 (6.64%) Node.js
Miscellaneous
1 96 (13.01%) Computer Science
2 53 (7.18%) Mobile App
3 49 (6.64%) Analytical Skills
4 45 (6.10%) User Experience
5 34 (4.61%) Enterprise Software
6 33 (4.47%) Data Centre
7 26 (3.52%) Mathematics
8 21 (2.85%) Management Information System
9 20 (2.71%) N-Tier
10 19 (2.57%) Algorithms
11 16 (2.17%) iPad
12 14 (1.90%) Xbox
13 13 (1.76%) Physics
14 9 (1.22%) Cyberthreat
14 9 (1.22%) NHS
15 8 (1.08%) 3D Graphics
16 7 (0.95%) Animation
16 7 (0.95%) Visualisation
17 6 (0.81%) Embedded Systems
18 5 (0.68%) Kindle
Operating Systems
1 80 (10.84%) Linux
2 73 (9.89%) Windows
3 36 (4.88%) Unix
4 32 (4.34%) Apple iOS
5 16 (2.17%) Android
6 8 (1.08%) Embedded Linux
7 5 (0.68%) CoreOS
8 4 (0.54%) Mac OS X
8 4 (0.54%) Windows Phone
9 3 (0.41%) Windows Server
10 1 (0.14%) Windows CE
10 1 (0.14%) Windows Mobile
10 1 (0.14%) Windows Server 2008
10 1 (0.14%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 411 (55.69%) Agile Software Development
2 180 (24.39%) Scrum
3 150 (20.33%) MVC
4 146 (19.78%) OO
5 124 (16.80%) TDD
6 109 (14.77%) Continuous Integration
7 89 (12.06%) SDLC
8 70 (9.49%) Web Development
9 66 (8.94%) Unit Testing
10 58 (7.86%) BDD
10 58 (7.86%) Multithreading
11 56 (7.59%) OOP
12 52 (7.05%) E-Commerce
12 52 (7.05%) Waterfall
13 50 (6.78%) DevOps
14 49 (6.64%) Open Source
15 48 (6.50%) Mentoring
16 42 (5.69%) MVVM
17 41 (5.56%) OOD
18 38 (5.15%) UML
Programming Languages
1 304 (41.19%) C#
2 281 (38.08%) Java
3 273 (36.99%) SQL
4 256 (34.69%) JavaScript
5 173 (23.44%) C++
6 79 (10.70%) T-SQL
7 54 (7.32%) C
8 52 (7.05%) Python
9 51 (6.91%) PHP
10 38 (5.15%) PL/SQL
11 33 (4.47%) Ruby
12 31 (4.20%) Objective-C
13 30 (4.07%) Apple Swift
14 28 (3.79%) ABAP
14 28 (3.79%) Scala
15 25 (3.39%) VB.NET
16 24 (3.25%) Embedded C
17 19 (2.57%) PowerShell
18 15 (2.03%) Bash Shell
18 15 (2.03%) Perl
Qualifications
1 189 (25.61%) Degree
2 15 (2.03%) ISEB
3 12 (1.63%) Security Cleared
4 7 (0.95%) Microsoft Certification
5 6 (0.81%) DV Cleared
5 6 (0.81%) HND
5 6 (0.81%) ISTQB
6 4 (0.54%) PMI Certification
6 4 (0.54%) PMP
7 3 (0.41%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 2 (0.27%) SC Cleared
9 1 (0.14%) Chartered Engineer
9 1 (0.14%) HNC
9 1 (0.14%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 27 (3.66%) QA
2 14 (1.90%) PCI DSS
3 10 (1.36%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 3 (0.41%) ISO 9001
5 2 (0.27%) DO-178B
5 2 (0.27%) SDET
6 1 (0.14%) IEC 61508
6 1 (0.14%) ISO 8583
6 1 (0.14%) ISO 9000
6 1 (0.14%) ISO/IEC 7816
6 1 (0.14%) ISO13485
6 1 (0.14%) JTAG
6 1 (0.14%) TickIT
System Software
1 12 (1.63%) VMware ESX
2 11 (1.49%) Docker
3 10 (1.36%) VMware ESXi
3 10 (1.36%) VMware Infrastructure
4 8 (1.08%) Firmware
5 4 (0.54%) Active Directory
5 4 (0.54%) Hyper-V
5 4 (0.54%) Virtual Machines
6 1 (0.14%) HDFS
6 1 (0.14%) vSphere
6 1 (0.14%) Xen
Systems Management
1 23 (3.12%) Puppet
2 10 (1.36%) SCOM
3 9 (1.22%) Grafana
3 9 (1.22%) Graphite
3 9 (1.22%) Packer
3 9 (1.22%) Terraform
3 9 (1.22%) Uchiwa
4 8 (1.08%) Opscode Chef
5 6 (0.81%) Kubernetes
6 5 (0.68%) Ansible
7 4 (0.54%) SCVMM
8 1 (0.14%) Backup Exec
8 1 (0.14%) Cobbler
8 1 (0.14%) HAProxy
8 1 (0.14%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 99 (13.41%) Microsoft
2 72 (9.76%) Oracle
3 37 (5.01%) SAP
4 34 (4.61%) IBM
5 28 (3.79%) BEA
6 24 (3.25%) VMware
7 14 (1.90%) Atlassian
8 11 (1.49%) Google
9 9 (1.22%) MuleSoft
9 9 (1.22%) WSO2
10 7 (0.95%) EMC
11 6 (0.81%) Salesforce.com
12 5 (0.68%) Adobe
12 5 (0.68%) Xamarin
13 4 (0.54%) BMC
13 4 (0.54%) Cisco
13 4 (0.54%) Citrix
13 4 (0.54%) HP
13 4 (0.54%) Juniper
13 4 (0.54%) NetApp
North West
Mortimer Spinks
Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 23 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £60000 per annum + £7K-£10K Bonus
Posted: Yesterday
Leyland, Lancashire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £30000 - £37000 per annum + company benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
Innovative Technology
Salary: £30K-£45K p/a DOE
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
Stafford-Sharp Associates
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
The Bridge Ltd
Salary: Up to £55,000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Chester, Cheshire
Oscar
Salary: £20000 - £27000 per annum + Training and Career Progression
Posted: 2 days ago
North West
Nigel Frank International Ltd
Salary: £40 - £50 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Greater Manchester
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £20000 - £24000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Stockport, Cheshire
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum + EXCELLENT BENEFITS!
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
Stafford-Sharp Associates
Salary: £30000.00 - £45000.00 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
TEKsystems
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + bonus
Posted: 6 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum + company benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Lancashire
Recital Consulting
Salary: £30000 - £40000 Per Annum + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Chester, Cheshire
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
The Bridge Ltd
Salary: Up to £55,000 per annum plus benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Hotfoot Recruitment
Salary: Up to £60,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Mortimer Spinks
Salary: £50000 - £75000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Wilmslow, Cheshire
Big Red Recruitment
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + flexi time, 40% child care discount,
Posted: 4 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £40,000 to £50,000 per annum plus excellent additional benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
TEKsystems
Salary: £28000 - £37000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Premier IT
Salary: £20000 - £28000 per annum + Laptop and extras
Posted: 5 days ago
Greater Manchester
Verticality Ltd
Salary: Salary up to £40k + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Greater Manchester
Verticality Ltd
Salary: to £50k
Posted: 3 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
TEKsystems
Salary: £45000 - £60000 per annum + package
Posted: 6 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Sanderson
Salary: £45000.00 - £50000.00 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Wilmslow, Cheshire
Oscar
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + flexi-hours, pension, 25 days holiday
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
Oscar
Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum + competitive benefits package
Posted: 4 days ago
Chorley, Lancashire
RecruitmentRevolution.com Limited
Salary: From £25,000 to £30,000 per annum + Free Parking & Workplace Pension +
Posted: 4 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Oscar
Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum + Attractive benefits package
Posted: 2 days ago