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 22 February 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
22 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Software Engineering
England / North West
Rank 30 35 56
Rank change year-on-year
+5 +21
Permanent jobs citing Software Engineering 431 333 316
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 7.21% 5.87% 4.59%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 7.99% 6.66% 5.23%
Number of salaries quoted 305 285 271
Median salary £42,500 £45,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-5.55% +12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,400 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £56,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £43,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-1.16% +7.50%

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
5395 4999 6037
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 90.25% 88.13% 87.72%
Number of salaries quoted 4491 4154 5047
Median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £28,000 £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 22 February 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 22 February 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 +5 350 £45,000 -5.26% 48
Cheshire +8 50 £38,250 +2.00% 16
Lancashire 0 11 £32,500 -10.95% 5
Merseyside -7 10 £40,000 +1.91% 2
Software Engineering
England

Software Engineering
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 22 February 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.

1 450 (52.20%) Agile Software Development
2 348 (40.37%) SQL
3 346 (40.14%) Java
4 335 (38.86%) C#
5 328 (38.05%) .NET
6 320 (37.12%) JavaScript
7 288 (33.41%) HTML
8 243 (28.19%) Degree
9 235 (27.26%) CSS
10 205 (23.78%) SQL Server
11 199 (23.09%) MVC
12 195 (22.62%) Scrum
13 191 (22.16%) ASP.NET
13 191 (22.16%) C++
14 179 (20.77%) jQuery
15 165 (19.14%) OO
16 163 (18.91%) MySQL
17 156 (18.10%) Linux
18 151 (17.52%) TDD
19 148 (17.17%) Continuous Integration
19 148 (17.17%) AngularJS
20 137 (15.89%) Git (software)
21 129 (14.97%) PHP
22 128 (14.85%) Finance
23 126 (14.62%) SDLC
24 122 (14.15%) Web Services
25 118 (13.69%) Web Development
26 117 (13.57%) C
27 102 (11.83%) Spring
28 101 (11.72%) Computer Science

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 52 (6.03%) Apache Spark
2 48 (5.57%) Elasticsearch
3 35 (4.06%) Apache Pig
4 33 (3.83%) Tomcat
5 24 (2.78%) JBoss
6 20 (2.32%) WebSphere
7 17 (1.97%) Apache Solr
8 16 (1.86%) WebLogic
9 11 (1.28%) Apache
10 9 (1.04%) CMS
11 8 (0.93%) OpenStack
12 7 (0.81%) Confluence
13 6 (0.70%) SharePoint
13 6 (0.70%) Umbraco
14 4 (0.46%) ColdFusion
14 4 (0.46%) IIS
15 3 (0.35%) GlassFish
15 3 (0.35%) Jetty
16 2 (0.23%) Adobe Experience Manager
16 2 (0.23%) nginx
Applications
1 54 (6.26%) MS Excel
2 3 (0.35%) MS Office
3 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%) NetSuite
2 2 (0.23%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 1 (0.12%) Payment Gateway
Cloud Services
1 75 (8.70%) Amazon AWS
2 40 (4.64%) Microsoft Azure
3 16 (1.86%) Google Cloud Platform
3 16 (1.86%) SaaS
4 15 (1.74%) GitHub
5 14 (1.62%) Amazon EC2
6 11 (1.28%) Amazon S3
7 4 (0.46%) AWS CloudFormation
8 3 (0.35%) Amazon EMR
8 3 (0.35%) Amazon Kinesis
8 3 (0.35%) Amazon SQS
8 3 (0.35%) Cloud Computing
9 2 (0.23%) Heroku
9 2 (0.23%) PaaS
10 1 (0.12%) Azure Machine Learning
10 1 (0.12%) DigitalOcean
10 1 (0.12%) Google App Engine
10 1 (0.12%) IaaS
10 1 (0.12%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 36 (4.18%) Internet
2 19 (2.20%) TCP/IP
3 18 (2.09%) HTTP
4 14 (1.62%) Firewall
5 12 (1.39%) GPRS
6 11 (1.28%) DNS
6 11 (1.28%) Ethernet
7 10 (1.16%) NAS
7 10 (1.16%) SAN
8 7 (0.81%) Skype
8 7 (0.81%) Wi-Fi
9 6 (0.70%) Bluetooth
9 6 (0.70%) DVB
9 6 (0.70%) GSM
9 6 (0.70%) Intranet
9 6 (0.70%) NFC
9 6 (0.70%) UMTS
9 6 (0.70%) VoIP
9 6 (0.70%) WLAN
10 5 (0.58%) Broadband
Database & Business Intelligence
1 205 (23.78%) SQL Server
2 163 (18.91%) MySQL
3 79 (9.16%) Big Data
4 63 (7.31%) NoSQL
5 58 (6.73%) MongoDB
6 49 (5.68%) Relational Database
7 47 (5.45%) Hadoop
8 35 (4.06%) Apache Hive
9 33 (3.83%) RDBMS
10 31 (3.60%) SQL Server 2008
11 16 (1.86%) SQL Server 2000
12 13 (1.51%) Amazon Redshift
13 11 (1.28%) Data Warehouse
13 11 (1.28%) DB2
14 9 (1.04%) Oracle Database
14 9 (1.04%) PostgreSQL
15 8 (0.93%) SQL Server 2012
16 7 (0.81%) SQL Server Reporting Services
17 6 (0.70%) SQL Server Analysis Services
17 6 (0.70%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 137 (15.89%) Git (software)
2 79 (9.16%) Visual Studio
3 66 (7.66%) Team Foundation Server
4 65 (7.54%) Jenkins
5 61 (7.08%) JIRA
6 48 (5.57%) NUnit
7 47 (5.45%) Subversion
8 40 (4.64%) JUnit
9 27 (3.13%) MSTest
10 26 (3.02%) Atlassian Bamboo
11 22 (2.55%) Selenium
12 21 (2.44%) Maven
12 21 (2.44%) Mercurial
13 16 (1.86%) GoCD
14 14 (1.62%) Eclipse
14 14 (1.62%) Gradle
15 12 (1.39%) Hudson
16 11 (1.28%) Bitbucket
16 11 (1.28%) Octopus Deploy
16 11 (1.28%) TeamCity
General
1 128 (14.85%) Finance
2 59 (6.84%) Retail
3 33 (3.83%) Banking
4 27 (3.13%) Electronics
5 25 (2.90%) Games
6 22 (2.55%) Manufacturing
7 20 (2.32%) Military
8 16 (1.86%) Advertising
9 12 (1.39%) Marketing
10 11 (1.28%) Corporate Banking
10 11 (1.28%) Telecoms
11 9 (1.04%) Financial Institution
11 9 (1.04%) Multimedia
12 8 (0.93%) Pharmaceutical
13 6 (0.70%) Aerospace
13 6 (0.70%) Automotive
14 5 (0.58%) Law
15 3 (0.35%) Avionics
15 3 (0.35%) Legal
16 2 (0.23%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 419 (48.61%) Developer
2 334 (38.75%) Software Engineer
3 135 (15.66%) Software Developer
4 113 (13.11%) Java Developer
5 103 (11.95%) C# Developer
6 102 (11.83%) .NET Developer
7 89 (10.32%) Java Engineer
8 84 (9.74%) Java Software Engineer
9 83 (9.63%) Senior Developer
10 79 (9.16%) Senior Software Engineer
11 71 (8.24%) C# .NET Developer
12 65 (7.54%) C# Software Developer
12 65 (7.54%) C# Software Engineer
13 62 (7.19%) Developer/Software Engineer
14 57 (6.61%) .NET Software Developer
15 53 (6.15%) Web Developer
16 52 (6.03%) .NET Software Engineer
17 49 (5.68%) ASP.NET Developer
17 49 (5.68%) Java Software Developer
18 47 (5.45%) Senior Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 328 (38.05%) .NET
2 288 (33.41%) HTML
3 235 (27.26%) CSS
4 191 (22.16%) ASP.NET
5 179 (20.77%) jQuery
6 148 (17.17%) AngularJS
7 122 (14.15%) Web Services
8 102 (11.83%) Spring
9 94 (10.90%) XML
10 90 (10.44%) WCF
11 87 (10.09%) HTML5
12 85 (9.86%) ASP.NET MVC
13 84 (9.74%) J2EE
14 77 (8.93%) Hibernate
15 76 (8.82%) REST
16 75 (8.70%) Node.js
17 72 (8.35%) WPF
18 65 (7.54%) RESTful
19 57 (6.61%) JSON
20 56 (6.50%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 101 (11.72%) Computer Science
2 54 (6.26%) iPad
3 50 (5.80%) User Experience
4 42 (4.87%) Mobile App
5 41 (4.76%) Algorithms
5 41 (4.76%) Analytical Skills
6 40 (4.64%) Enterprise Software
7 26 (3.02%) Data Structures
7 26 (3.02%) Management Information System
8 17 (1.97%) PKI
9 16 (1.86%) Device Driver
10 15 (1.74%) Internet of Things
11 14 (1.62%) Cyberthreat
12 13 (1.51%) Xbox
13 11 (1.28%) Animation
14 8 (0.93%) Data Centre
15 7 (0.81%) Embedded Systems
16 6 (0.70%) CAN bus
16 6 (0.70%) iPhone
16 6 (0.70%) mHealth
Operating Systems
1 156 (18.10%) Linux
2 80 (9.28%) Windows
3 40 (4.64%) Apple iOS
4 35 (4.06%) Android
5 30 (3.48%) Embedded Linux
6 23 (2.67%) Unix
7 17 (1.97%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 10 (1.16%) Windows XP
9 6 (0.70%) Nucleus RTOS
9 6 (0.70%) Windows 7
9 6 (0.70%) Windows 8
9 6 (0.70%) Windows Mobile
10 4 (0.46%) CentOS
10 4 (0.46%) Windows Server
11 3 (0.35%) Mac OS X
11 3 (0.35%) Windows Embedded Compact
12 2 (0.23%) Mac OS
12 2 (0.23%) Windows Phone
13 1 (0.12%) Windows Server 2008
13 1 (0.12%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 450 (52.20%) Agile Software Development
2 199 (23.09%) MVC
3 195 (22.62%) Scrum
4 165 (19.14%) OO
5 151 (17.52%) TDD
6 148 (17.17%) Continuous Integration
7 126 (14.62%) SDLC
8 118 (13.69%) Web Development
9 84 (9.74%) DevOps
10 73 (8.47%) Open Source
11 68 (7.89%) E-Commerce
12 65 (7.54%) BDD
13 60 (6.96%) Microservices
14 58 (6.73%) Multithreading
15 56 (6.50%) Mentoring
16 55 (6.38%) OOD
17 54 (6.26%) Unit Testing
18 53 (6.15%) Analytics
19 50 (5.80%) Validation
20 48 (5.57%) UML
Programming Languages
1 348 (40.37%) SQL
2 346 (40.14%) Java
3 335 (38.86%) C#
4 320 (37.12%) JavaScript
5 191 (22.16%) C++
6 129 (14.97%) PHP
7 117 (13.57%) C
8 96 (11.14%) Python
9 88 (10.21%) T-SQL
10 66 (7.66%) Ruby
11 58 (6.73%) Perl
12 43 (4.99%) Embedded C
13 40 (4.64%) PL/SQL
14 36 (4.18%) Scala
14 36 (4.18%) VB.NET
15 30 (3.48%) Apple Swift
15 30 (3.48%) Objective-C
16 25 (2.90%) VB
17 24 (2.78%) Embedded C++
18 23 (2.67%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 243 (28.19%) Degree
2 45 (5.22%) Security Cleared
3 35 (4.06%) DV Cleared
4 16 (1.86%) HNC
5 15 (1.74%) HND
6 13 (1.51%) ISTQB
7 10 (1.16%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
8 9 (1.04%) ISEB
9 6 (0.70%) Sun Certification
10 5 (0.58%) PhD
11 4 (0.46%) BPSS Clearance
11 4 (0.46%) SC Cleared
12 3 (0.35%) AWS Certification
12 3 (0.35%) DBS Check
12 3 (0.35%) ITIL Certification
12 3 (0.35%) PRINCE2 Certification
13 1 (0.12%) CISSP
13 1 (0.12%) CREST Certified
13 1 (0.12%) GIAC
13 1 (0.12%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 36 (4.18%) QA
2 12 (1.39%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 12 (1.39%) PCI DSS
3 5 (0.58%) WCAG
4 3 (0.35%) DO-178B
4 3 (0.35%) SDET
4 3 (0.35%) SLA
5 1 (0.12%) GDPR
5 1 (0.12%) ISO 9001
5 1 (0.12%) MISRA
System Software
1 49 (5.68%) Docker
2 38 (4.41%) Firmware
3 33 (3.83%) VMware Infrastructure
4 32 (3.71%) Hyper-V
5 11 (1.28%) VMware ESX
6 10 (1.16%) VMware ESXi
7 8 (0.93%) Virtual Machines
8 5 (0.58%) vSphere
9 1 (0.12%) Active Directory
9 1 (0.12%) Apache ZooKeeper
9 1 (0.12%) Xen
Systems Management
1 21 (2.44%) Ansible
2 20 (2.32%) Terraform
3 18 (2.09%) Puppet
4 16 (1.86%) Opscode Chef
5 10 (1.16%) SCOM
6 6 (0.70%) Packer
7 4 (0.46%) BMC PATROL
7 4 (0.46%) Nagios
7 4 (0.46%) OpenView
7 4 (0.46%) Tivoli
7 4 (0.46%) Tivoli Endpoint Manager
8 3 (0.35%) HP Quality Center
9 2 (0.23%) Grafana
9 2 (0.23%) Graphite
9 2 (0.23%) Kibana
9 2 (0.23%) Uchiwa
10 1 (0.12%) Kubernetes
10 1 (0.12%) logstash
10 1 (0.12%) Mesos
10 1 (0.12%) Salt
Vendors
1 101 (11.72%) Microsoft
2 76 (8.82%) Oracle
3 51 (5.92%) VMware
4 30 (3.48%) Google
5 17 (1.97%) IBM
5 17 (1.97%) Red Hat
6 10 (1.16%) SAP
6 10 (1.16%) Xamarin
7 7 (0.81%) BEA
7 7 (0.81%) HP
8 6 (0.70%) Intel
8 6 (0.70%) Sun
8 6 (0.70%) Symbian
9 5 (0.58%) LexisNexis
10 4 (0.46%) BMC
10 4 (0.46%) CA
10 4 (0.46%) Compuware
10 4 (0.46%) Dynatrace
10 4 (0.46%) Nimsoft
10 4 (0.46%) Teradata
Oldham, Lancashire
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £16000 - £25000 per annum + Excellent Benefits + Training
Posted: 14 hours ago
Wilmslow, Cheshire
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 10 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
The Bridge Ltd
Salary: Up to £60,000 per annum
Posted: 7 hours ago
Wilmslow, Cheshire
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 10 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
The Bridge Ltd
Salary: Up to £60,000 per annum plus benefits
Posted: 7 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Service Care Solutions Recruitment
Salary: From £35,000 to £50,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Salford, Lancashire
Sanderson
Salary: £25000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Salford, Lancashire
ISL
Salary: £3000.00 - £5000.00 per annum + + Benefits DOE
Posted: 10 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Informatiq Consulting
Salary: £35000 - £55000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Cheshire
Oscar
Salary: £25000 - £45000 per annum + Bonus & Benefits Package
Posted: 16 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Webrecruit
Salary: £32,500 per annum Plus Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Knutsford, Cheshire
Oscar
Salary: £25000 - £27000 per annum + competitive benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
Austin Fraser
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Preston, Lancashire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Salary: Up to £35,000 per annum plus excellent benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Salary: plus excellent additional benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Greater Manchester
Asset Resourcing Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Greater Manchester
Verticality Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 40,000 - 60,000 plus excellent benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Chorley, Lancashire
Sanderson
Posted: 5 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Digital Gurus
Salary: negotiable + benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
TEKsystems
Salary: £35000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: Excellent
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Saxon Recruitment Solutions
Salary: £28000 - £38000 per annum + Benefits + Flexible Working
Posted: 3 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Real Time Recruitment Solutions
Salary: Competitive Salary + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Greater Manchester
Verticality Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 30,000 - 50,000 plus benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Digital Gurus
Salary: £60000 - £80000.00 per annum + pension, healthcare, etc.
Posted: 6 days ago
Chester, Cheshire
TEKsystems
Salary: £30000 - £43000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Oscar
Salary: £80000 - £100000 per annum + PHI, Pension, Bonus
Posted: Yesterday