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 27 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
27 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Software Engineering
Rank 37 53 53
Rank change year-on-year
+16 0
Permanent jobs citing Software Engineering 324 309 321
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 5.83% 5.07% 4.69%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 6.79% 5.74% 5.49%
Number of salaries quoted 259 250 284
Median salary £42,500 £42,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +13.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £32,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £50,000 £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
4772 5386 5843
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 85.92% 88.32% 85.37%
Number of salaries quoted 4043 4300 4701
Median salary £42,500 £40,000 £39,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% +2.56%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,500 £57,500
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 27 May 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 27 May 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 +2 228 £45,000 +5.88% 46
Cheshire +34 53 £45,000 +5.88% 13
Merseyside +16 17 £37,500 -28.57% 3
Lancashire -12 16 £37,500 -6.25% 4
Software Engineering
England

Software Engineering
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 27 May 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.

1 359 (55.06%) Agile Software Development
2 283 (43.40%) C#
3 281 (43.10%) Java
4 255 (39.11%) .NET
5 235 (36.04%) OO
6 215 (32.98%) SQL
7 198 (30.37%) Degree
8 193 (29.60%) C++
9 168 (25.77%) HTML
10 163 (25.00%) JavaScript
11 161 (24.69%) ASP.NET
12 157 (24.08%) Scrum
13 151 (23.16%) Continuous Integration
14 150 (23.01%) SQL Server
15 139 (21.32%) CSS
15 139 (21.32%) MVC
16 128 (19.63%) Windows
17 119 (18.25%) Web Services
18 106 (16.26%) Microsoft
18 106 (16.26%) TDD
19 105 (16.10%) Computer Science
20 103 (15.80%) jQuery
21 97 (14.88%) Git (software)
22 96 (14.72%) Multithreading
23 95 (14.57%) Finance
24 94 (14.42%) Visual Studio
25 91 (13.96%) WCF
26 89 (13.65%) WPF
27 85 (13.04%) C
28 84 (12.88%) Linux

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 51 (7.82%) Node.js
2 26 (3.99%) Apache
3 16 (2.45%) Tomcat
4 15 (2.30%) Mule
5 13 (1.99%) nginx
5 13 (1.99%) WebSphere
6 12 (1.84%) JBoss
7 10 (1.53%) OpenStack
8 9 (1.38%) WebLogic
9 8 (1.23%) CMS
10 6 (0.92%) SharePoint
11 5 (0.77%) Apache Spark
12 4 (0.61%) Confluence
12 4 (0.61%) Elasticsearch
12 4 (0.61%) Sitecore CMS
12 4 (0.61%) Umbraco
13 3 (0.46%) Apache Solr
14 2 (0.31%) BizTalk Server
14 2 (0.31%) IIS
14 2 (0.31%) WordPress
Applications
1 48 (7.36%) MS Excel
2 8 (1.23%) Adobe Illustrator
3 7 (1.07%) Photoshop
4 6 (0.92%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 6 (0.92%) MS Office
5 3 (0.46%) 3ds Max
5 3 (0.46%) Adobe After Effects
6 2 (0.31%) MS PowerPoint
7 1 (0.15%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 6 (0.92%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 2 (0.31%) Oracle Payables
Cloud Services
1 64 (9.82%) Amazon AWS
2 63 (9.66%) Microsoft Azure
3 27 (4.14%) PaaS
4 25 (3.83%) Amazon EC2
5 21 (3.22%) SaaS
6 12 (1.84%) Amazon S3
6 12 (1.84%) GitHub
6 12 (1.84%) Google Cloud Platform
7 11 (1.69%) Cloud Computing
8 9 (1.38%) Amazon ElastiCache
9 8 (1.23%) IaaS
10 3 (0.46%) iTunes
11 1 (0.15%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
Communications & Networking
1 40 (6.13%) Internet
2 31 (4.75%) HTTP
3 9 (1.38%) SSL
4 6 (0.92%) TCP/IP
5 5 (0.77%) Wi-Fi
6 4 (0.61%) HTTPS
7 3 (0.46%) Firewall
8 2 (0.31%) Bluetooth
8 2 (0.31%) Remote Desktop
8 2 (0.31%) VPN
9 1 (0.15%) DNS
9 1 (0.15%) Ethernet
9 1 (0.15%) Skype
9 1 (0.15%) SPDY
Database & Business Intelligence
1 150 (23.01%) SQL Server
2 49 (7.52%) MySQL
3 48 (7.36%) NoSQL
4 20 (3.07%) Apache Cassandra
5 18 (2.76%) Relational Database
6 17 (2.61%) Azure SQL Database
6 17 (2.61%) Big Data
7 15 (2.30%) MongoDB
8 14 (2.15%) Couchbase
9 13 (1.99%) Hazelcast
10 12 (1.84%) Redis
10 12 (1.84%) SQL Server 2008
11 11 (1.69%) Data Warehouse
12 10 (1.53%) Hadoop
13 8 (1.23%) DB2
13 8 (1.23%) GIS
14 6 (0.92%) Neo4j
14 6 (0.92%) RDBMS
14 6 (0.92%) SQL Server 2014
15 5 (0.77%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 97 (14.88%) Git (software)
2 94 (14.42%) Visual Studio
3 62 (9.51%) JUnit
4 59 (9.05%) NUnit
5 55 (8.44%) Team Foundation Server
6 48 (7.36%) Jenkins
7 44 (6.75%) Maven
8 26 (3.99%) MSTest
8 26 (3.99%) Subversion
9 22 (3.37%) Selenium
10 14 (2.15%) Moq
11 13 (1.99%) git-flow
11 13 (1.99%) Hudson
12 12 (1.84%) Cucumber
12 12 (1.84%) Jasmine
13 9 (1.38%) JIRA
14 8 (1.23%) SpecFlow
14 8 (1.23%) Vagrant
15 7 (1.07%) Ranorex
15 7 (1.07%) SoapUI
General
1 95 (14.57%) Finance
2 57 (8.74%) Games
3 38 (5.83%) Electronics
4 21 (3.22%) Retail
5 19 (2.91%) Pharmaceutical
6 17 (2.61%) Telecoms
7 15 (2.30%) Manufacturing
8 14 (2.15%) Banking
9 9 (1.38%) Aerospace
9 9 (1.38%) Marketing
10 8 (1.23%) Publishing
11 7 (1.07%) Local Government
12 5 (0.77%) iGaming
12 5 (0.77%) Law
13 4 (0.61%) Advertising
14 3 (0.46%) Back Office
15 1 (0.15%) Music Industry
Job Titles
1 302 (46.32%) Developer
2 264 (40.49%) Software Engineer
3 132 (20.25%) Java Developer
4 105 (16.10%) Software Developer
5 74 (11.35%) .NET Software Engineer
5 74 (11.35%) C# Software Engineer
6 67 (10.28%) Senior Developer
7 66 (10.12%) C# Developer
8 64 (9.82%) .NET Developer
9 60 (9.20%) C++ Software Engineer
10 58 (8.90%) Senior Software Engineer
11 50 (7.67%) Developer/Software Engineer
12 47 (7.21%) C# .NET Developer
13 38 (5.83%) C# Software Developer
14 36 (5.52%) .NET Software Developer
14 36 (5.52%) Graduate
14 36 (5.52%) Java Engineer
15 35 (5.37%) Java Software Developer
15 35 (5.37%) Senior Java Developer
16 34 (5.21%) Java Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 255 (39.11%) .NET
2 168 (25.77%) HTML
3 161 (24.69%) ASP.NET
4 139 (21.32%) CSS
5 119 (18.25%) Web Services
6 103 (15.80%) jQuery
7 91 (13.96%) WCF
8 89 (13.65%) WPF
9 81 (12.42%) Spring
10 79 (12.12%) XML
11 74 (11.35%) AngularJS
12 73 (11.20%) J2EE
13 69 (10.58%) ASP.NET MVC
14 64 (9.82%) RESTful
15 63 (9.66%) HTML5
16 59 (9.05%) SOAP
17 55 (8.44%) .NET Framework
18 52 (7.98%) Java EE
19 51 (7.82%) JSON
20 50 (7.67%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 105 (16.10%) Computer Science
2 71 (10.89%) Analytical Skills
3 42 (6.44%) N-Tier
4 31 (4.75%) Algorithms
4 31 (4.75%) User Experience
5 24 (3.68%) Mathematics
6 23 (3.53%) Enterprise Software
7 22 (3.37%) iPad
7 22 (3.37%) Physics
8 20 (3.07%) Mobile App
9 17 (2.61%) Data Centre
10 15 (2.30%) Embedded Systems
11 12 (1.84%) Management Information System
12 10 (1.53%) Client/Server
13 8 (1.23%) 3D Graphics
13 8 (1.23%) CMDB
13 8 (1.23%) LIMS
14 7 (1.07%) Animation
14 7 (1.07%) Economics
14 7 (1.07%) Psychology
Operating Systems
1 128 (19.63%) Windows
2 84 (12.88%) Linux
3 33 (5.06%) Unix
4 19 (2.91%) Windows XP
5 18 (2.76%) Embedded Linux
6 16 (2.45%) Android
7 15 (2.30%) Windows CE
8 14 (2.15%) Apple iOS
9 8 (1.23%) Mac OS X
10 5 (0.77%) CoreOS
10 5 (0.77%) Windows Server 2012
11 4 (0.61%) Windows Server
12 3 (0.46%) Windows 8
12 3 (0.46%) Windows Server 2003
13 2 (0.31%) CentOS
14 1 (0.15%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
14 1 (0.15%) Ubuntu
14 1 (0.15%) Windows 10
14 1 (0.15%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 359 (55.06%) Agile Software Development
2 235 (36.04%) OO
3 157 (24.08%) Scrum
4 151 (23.16%) Continuous Integration
5 139 (21.32%) MVC
6 106 (16.26%) TDD
7 96 (14.72%) Multithreading
8 82 (12.58%) SOA
9 73 (11.20%) Unit Testing
10 67 (10.28%) OOD
11 66 (10.12%) Mentoring
12 65 (9.97%) UML
13 63 (9.66%) Open Source
14 62 (9.51%) Web Development
15 55 (8.44%) DevOps
16 51 (7.82%) BDD
17 44 (6.75%) Machine Learning
18 41 (6.29%) MVVM
19 39 (5.98%) Project Management
20 37 (5.67%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 283 (43.40%) C#
2 281 (43.10%) Java
3 215 (32.98%) SQL
4 193 (29.60%) C++
5 163 (25.00%) JavaScript
6 85 (13.04%) C
7 42 (6.44%) PHP
7 42 (6.44%) Python
8 36 (5.52%) T-SQL
9 33 (5.06%) PL/SQL
10 29 (4.45%) Embedded C
10 29 (4.45%) Ruby
11 28 (4.29%) Scala
12 21 (3.22%) TypeScript
12 21 (3.22%) VB.NET
13 15 (2.30%) Objective-C
13 15 (2.30%) VC++
14 11 (1.69%) Shell Script
15 10 (1.53%) Perl
16 9 (1.38%) ABAP
Qualifications
1 198 (30.37%) Degree
2 23 (3.53%) HND
3 14 (2.15%) HNC
3 14 (2.15%) PMI Certification
4 12 (1.84%) ISEB
5 8 (1.23%) PMP
6 7 (1.07%) PhD
7 6 (0.92%) Security Cleared
8 4 (0.61%) Microsoft Certification
8 4 (0.61%) Postgraduate
9 2 (0.31%) CCDP
9 2 (0.31%) CCNA
9 2 (0.31%) Cisco Certification
9 2 (0.31%) MCP
9 2 (0.31%) MCSE
10 1 (0.15%) DV Cleared
10 1 (0.15%) ISTQB
10 1 (0.15%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
10 1 (0.15%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 43 (6.60%) QA
2 13 (1.99%) ISO 9001
3 2 (0.31%) Data Quality
3 2 (0.31%) SDET
3 2 (0.31%) SLA
4 1 (0.15%) ISO13485
4 1 (0.15%) JTAG
System Software
1 23 (3.53%) Docker
2 14 (2.15%) VMware Infrastructure
3 11 (1.69%) Active Directory
4 6 (0.92%) Firmware
5 2 (0.31%) VirtualBox
6 1 (0.15%) VMware ESX
6 1 (0.15%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 20 (3.07%) Puppet
2 8 (1.23%) Opscode Chef
2 8 (1.23%) SCVMM
3 6 (0.92%) Ansible
3 6 (0.92%) Grafana
3 6 (0.92%) Graphite
3 6 (0.92%) Kubernetes
3 6 (0.92%) Packer
3 6 (0.92%) Terraform
3 6 (0.92%) Uchiwa
4 5 (0.77%) HAProxy
5 3 (0.46%) Wonderware InTouch
6 1 (0.15%) HP Quality Center
6 1 (0.15%) Mesos
6 1 (0.15%) SCCM
6 1 (0.15%) SCOM
Vendors
1 106 (16.26%) Microsoft
2 70 (10.74%) Oracle
3 22 (3.37%) IBM
4 19 (2.91%) WSO2
5 18 (2.76%) Google
5 18 (2.76%) VMware
6 16 (2.45%) Atlassian
7 15 (2.30%) SAP
8 13 (1.99%) webMethods
9 10 (1.53%) Adobe
10 9 (1.38%) BEA
11 8 (1.23%) BMC
11 8 (1.23%) CheckPoint
11 8 (1.23%) Cisco
11 8 (1.23%) Citrix
11 8 (1.23%) EMC
11 8 (1.23%) HP
11 8 (1.23%) Juniper
11 8 (1.23%) NetApp
12 6 (0.92%) Twitter
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