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 29 August 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
29 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Software Engineering
Rank 40 55 64
Rank change year-on-year
+15 +9
Permanent jobs citing Software Engineering 363 313 285
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 5.92% 4.76% 3.82%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 6.73% 5.37% 4.44%
Number of salaries quoted 305 281 238
Median salary £42,500 £38,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+11.84% +1.33%
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 £43,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+7.50% -
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
5393 5832 6416
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 88.01% 88.61% 86.09%
Number of salaries quoted 4503 4828 5098
Median salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+3.65% +2.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £28,250 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £57,500 £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 29 August 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 29 August 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 +21 292 £42,500 +13.33% 47
Cheshire +7 38 £42,500 +6.25% 3
Merseyside -10 15 £40,000 -39.84% 2
Lancashire -3 13 £35,000 +7.69% 3
Cumbria - 1 £53,000 -
Software Engineering
England

Software Engineering
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 29 August 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.

1 365 (53.76%) Agile Software Development
2 280 (41.24%) .NET
3 271 (39.91%) C#
4 261 (38.44%) Java
5 232 (34.17%) SQL
6 230 (33.87%) JavaScript
7 201 (29.60%) CSS
8 188 (27.69%) Degree
9 186 (27.39%) HTML
10 167 (24.59%) SQL Server
11 164 (24.15%) C++
12 163 (24.01%) OO
13 160 (23.56%) ASP.NET
14 154 (22.68%) Scrum
15 151 (22.24%) MVC
16 128 (18.85%) Finance
17 120 (17.67%) jQuery
18 117 (17.23%) Continuous Integration
19 116 (17.08%) TDD
20 113 (16.64%) Git (software)
21 108 (15.91%) Computer Science
22 102 (15.02%) Web Services
23 101 (14.87%) AngularJS
24 98 (14.43%) Microsoft
25 89 (13.11%) J2EE
26 85 (12.52%) XML
27 81 (11.93%) Spring
28 77 (11.34%) Team Foundation Server
29 75 (11.05%) Linux
30 73 (10.75%) HTML5

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 27 (3.98%) Tomcat
2 24 (3.53%) WebLogic
3 21 (3.09%) CMS
4 17 (2.50%) JBoss
5 13 (1.91%) Elasticsearch
6 12 (1.77%) nginx
7 10 (1.47%) Confluence
7 10 (1.47%) OpenStack
8 9 (1.33%) Apache
8 9 (1.33%) Apache Spark
9 7 (1.03%) BizTalk Server
9 7 (1.03%) SharePoint
10 5 (0.74%) Sitecore CMS
10 5 (0.74%) Umbraco
11 3 (0.44%) Apache Solr
12 2 (0.29%) MS Exchange
12 2 (0.29%) Mule
12 2 (0.29%) WebSphere
13 1 (0.15%) IIS
13 1 (0.15%) OpenEdge
Applications
1 33 (4.86%) MS Excel
2 8 (1.18%) Adobe Illustrator
3 7 (1.03%) Photoshop
4 5 (0.74%) MS Office
5 3 (0.44%) 3ds Max
5 3 (0.44%) Adobe After Effects
6 2 (0.29%) Maya
6 2 (0.29%) ZBrush
Business Applications
1 9 (1.33%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 3 (0.44%) Oracle Payables
3 1 (0.15%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 61 (8.98%) Amazon AWS
2 52 (7.66%) Microsoft Azure
3 19 (2.80%) Amazon EC2
4 14 (2.06%) PaaS
5 11 (1.62%) SaaS
6 10 (1.47%) Amazon ElastiCache
7 9 (1.33%) Cloud Computing
7 9 (1.33%) GitHub
8 8 (1.18%) IaaS
9 6 (0.88%) Amazon S3
10 2 (0.29%) Google Cloud Platform
11 1 (0.15%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
11 1 (0.15%) iTunes
11 1 (0.15%) Office 365
11 1 (0.15%) TestFlight
Communications & Networking
1 21 (3.09%) HTTP
2 20 (2.95%) Internet
3 13 (1.91%) Wi-Fi
4 10 (1.47%) SSL
5 7 (1.03%) DNS
5 7 (1.03%) Firewall
5 7 (1.03%) TCP/IP
6 6 (0.88%) NAS
6 6 (0.88%) SAN
7 4 (0.59%) Intranet
8 3 (0.44%) Wireless
9 2 (0.29%) Bluetooth
9 2 (0.29%) Ethernet
10 1 (0.15%) DHCP
10 1 (0.15%) LAN
10 1 (0.15%) Modbus
10 1 (0.15%) NFC
10 1 (0.15%) VPN
10 1 (0.15%) WAN
10 1 (0.15%) ZigBee
Database & Business Intelligence
1 167 (24.59%) SQL Server
2 61 (8.98%) MySQL
2 61 (8.98%) NoSQL
3 33 (4.86%) MongoDB
4 26 (3.83%) Relational Database
5 23 (3.39%) SQL Server 2008
6 19 (2.80%) Data Warehouse
7 18 (2.65%) Big Data
8 16 (2.36%) RDBMS
9 12 (1.77%) Hadoop
9 12 (1.77%) PostgreSQL
9 12 (1.77%) Redis
9 12 (1.77%) SQL Server 2014
10 11 (1.62%) Apache Cassandra
11 9 (1.33%) DB2
11 9 (1.33%) Neo4j
12 8 (1.18%) GIS
12 8 (1.18%) SQL Server 2012
13 6 (0.88%) Amazon Redshift
14 3 (0.44%) Couchbase
Development Applications
1 113 (16.64%) Git (software)
2 77 (11.34%) Team Foundation Server
3 59 (8.69%) Jenkins
4 53 (7.81%) JUnit
5 50 (7.36%) Visual Studio
6 45 (6.63%) NUnit
7 44 (6.48%) Maven
8 42 (6.19%) JIRA
9 36 (5.30%) Subversion
10 28 (4.12%) Eclipse
11 25 (3.68%) MSTest
12 23 (3.39%) Selenium
13 13 (1.91%) Vagrant
14 12 (1.77%) Cucumber
14 12 (1.77%) Jasmine
15 11 (1.62%) Gradle
16 10 (1.47%) Ant
17 9 (1.33%) IntelliJ
17 9 (1.33%) Mercurial
17 9 (1.33%) SpecFlow
General
1 128 (18.85%) Finance
2 44 (6.48%) Electronics
3 33 (4.86%) Games
4 28 (4.12%) Retail
5 22 (3.24%) Marketing
6 20 (2.95%) Telecoms
7 15 (2.21%) Manufacturing
8 12 (1.77%) Banking
9 11 (1.62%) Pharmaceutical
10 10 (1.47%) Advertising
10 10 (1.47%) Aerospace
11 8 (1.18%) Publishing
12 7 (1.03%) Local Government
13 5 (0.74%) iGaming
13 5 (0.74%) Law
14 3 (0.44%) Back Office
15 2 (0.29%) Military
15 2 (0.29%) Music Industry
16 1 (0.15%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 329 (48.45%) Developer
2 249 (36.67%) Software Engineer
3 120 (17.67%) Software Developer
4 109 (16.05%) Java Developer
5 93 (13.70%) .NET Developer
6 85 (12.52%) C# Developer
7 72 (10.60%) Senior Developer
8 68 (10.01%) .NET Software Engineer
9 67 (9.87%) C# .NET Developer
10 65 (9.57%) C# Software Engineer
11 60 (8.84%) .NET Software Developer
12 58 (8.54%) C# Software Developer
13 56 (8.25%) Senior Software Engineer
14 53 (7.81%) Graduate
15 48 (7.07%) C++ Software Engineer
16 34 (5.01%) Developer/Software Engineer
17 33 (4.86%) Java Engineer
18 32 (4.71%) ASP.NET Developer
18 32 (4.71%) Senior Java Developer
18 32 (4.71%) SQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 280 (41.24%) .NET
2 201 (29.60%) CSS
3 186 (27.39%) HTML
4 160 (23.56%) ASP.NET
5 120 (17.67%) jQuery
6 102 (15.02%) Web Services
7 101 (14.87%) AngularJS
8 89 (13.11%) J2EE
9 85 (12.52%) XML
10 81 (11.93%) Spring
11 73 (10.75%) HTML5
12 71 (10.46%) WPF
13 70 (10.31%) ASP.NET MVC
14 69 (10.16%) RESTful
14 69 (10.16%) WCF
15 60 (8.84%) SOAP
16 58 (8.54%) REST
17 53 (7.81%) Node.js
18 52 (7.66%) .NET Framework
19 47 (6.92%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 108 (15.91%) Computer Science
2 50 (7.36%) Analytical Skills
3 41 (6.04%) Mobile App
3 41 (6.04%) User Experience
4 32 (4.71%) Data Centre
5 27 (3.98%) Enterprise Software
5 27 (3.98%) Mathematics
6 24 (3.53%) N-Tier
7 20 (2.95%) iPad
8 18 (2.65%) Algorithms
9 17 (2.50%) Management Information System
10 15 (2.21%) Physics
11 11 (1.62%) Xbox
12 10 (1.47%) 3D Graphics
13 8 (1.18%) Animation
13 8 (1.18%) CMDB
13 8 (1.18%) Device Driver
14 7 (1.03%) Economics
14 7 (1.03%) Psychology
15 6 (0.88%) Embedded Systems
Operating Systems
1 75 (11.05%) Linux
2 65 (9.57%) Windows
3 34 (5.01%) Unix
4 23 (3.39%) Apple iOS
5 14 (2.06%) Android
6 7 (1.03%) Embedded Linux
7 5 (0.74%) CoreOS
8 3 (0.44%) Windows Server
9 2 (0.29%) Mac OS X
9 2 (0.29%) Windows CE
9 2 (0.29%) Windows Phone
9 2 (0.29%) Windows Server 2012
10 1 (0.15%) CentOS
10 1 (0.15%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 1 (0.15%) Ubuntu
10 1 (0.15%) Windows 10
10 1 (0.15%) Windows Mobile
10 1 (0.15%) Windows Server 2008
10 1 (0.15%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 365 (53.76%) Agile Software Development
2 163 (24.01%) OO
3 154 (22.68%) Scrum
4 151 (22.24%) MVC
5 117 (17.23%) Continuous Integration
6 116 (17.08%) TDD
7 73 (10.75%) SDLC
8 72 (10.60%) Unit Testing
9 71 (10.46%) Web Development
10 57 (8.39%) Multithreading
11 53 (7.81%) OOP
12 52 (7.66%) BDD
13 50 (7.36%) Open Source
14 48 (7.07%) E-Commerce
15 45 (6.63%) DevOps
16 43 (6.33%) Mentoring
16 43 (6.33%) OOD
17 41 (6.04%) MVVM
18 40 (5.89%) Waterfall
19 38 (5.60%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 271 (39.91%) C#
2 261 (38.44%) Java
3 232 (34.17%) SQL
4 230 (33.87%) JavaScript
5 164 (24.15%) C++
6 67 (9.87%) T-SQL
7 53 (7.81%) C
8 50 (7.36%) PHP
9 49 (7.22%) Python
10 34 (5.01%) PL/SQL
11 33 (4.86%) Ruby
12 25 (3.68%) Scala
13 24 (3.53%) Objective-C
14 23 (3.39%) ABAP
15 22 (3.24%) VB.NET
16 21 (3.09%) Embedded C
17 20 (2.95%) Apple Swift
18 14 (2.06%) Bash Shell
18 14 (2.06%) PowerShell
19 11 (1.62%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 188 (27.69%) Degree
2 14 (2.06%) ISEB
3 8 (1.18%) Microsoft Certification
3 8 (1.18%) PMI Certification
3 8 (1.18%) PMP
4 7 (1.03%) HND
5 6 (0.88%) Security Cleared
6 5 (0.74%) ISTQB
7 3 (0.44%) SC Cleared
8 2 (0.29%) HNC
8 2 (0.29%) PRINCE2 Certification
9 1 (0.15%) Chartered Engineer
9 1 (0.15%) DV Cleared
9 1 (0.15%) PhD
9 1 (0.15%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 30 (4.42%) QA
2 10 (1.47%) PCI DSS
3 6 (0.88%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 4 (0.59%) ISO 9001
5 1 (0.15%) IEC 61508
5 1 (0.15%) ISO 8583
5 1 (0.15%) ISO 9000
5 1 (0.15%) ISO/IEC 7816
5 1 (0.15%) ISO13485
5 1 (0.15%) JTAG
5 1 (0.15%) SDET
5 1 (0.15%) TickIT
System Software
1 12 (1.77%) VMware Infrastructure
2 10 (1.47%) Docker
3 8 (1.18%) Virtual Machines
3 8 (1.18%) VMware ESX
4 7 (1.03%) Active Directory
4 7 (1.03%) Firmware
5 6 (0.88%) VMware ESXi
6 2 (0.29%) vSphere
7 1 (0.15%) HDFS
7 1 (0.15%) Hyper-V
7 1 (0.15%) Xen
Systems Management
1 23 (3.39%) Puppet
2 9 (1.33%) Grafana
2 9 (1.33%) Graphite
2 9 (1.33%) Packer
2 9 (1.33%) Terraform
2 9 (1.33%) Uchiwa
3 8 (1.18%) Opscode Chef
3 8 (1.18%) SCVMM
4 7 (1.03%) SCOM
5 6 (0.88%) Kubernetes
6 5 (0.74%) Ansible
7 1 (0.15%) Backup Exec
7 1 (0.15%) Cobbler
7 1 (0.15%) HAProxy
7 1 (0.15%) SCCM
Vendors
1 98 (14.43%) Microsoft
2 72 (10.60%) Oracle
3 32 (4.71%) IBM
3 32 (4.71%) SAP
4 23 (3.39%) BEA
5 22 (3.24%) VMware
6 14 (2.06%) Atlassian
7 10 (1.47%) WSO2
8 9 (1.33%) EMC
8 9 (1.33%) Google
8 9 (1.33%) MuleSoft
9 8 (1.18%) BMC
9 8 (1.18%) CheckPoint
9 8 (1.18%) Cisco
9 8 (1.18%) Citrix
9 8 (1.18%) HP
9 8 (1.18%) Juniper
9 8 (1.18%) NetApp
10 7 (1.03%) Xamarin
11 6 (0.88%) Adobe
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