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 3 December 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
3 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Software Engineering
Rank 37 50 73
Rank change year-on-year
+13 +23
Permanent jobs citing Software Engineering 410 305 268
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 6.57% 4.95% 3.57%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 7.45% 5.64% 4.12%
Number of salaries quoted 354 251 223
Median salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +6.25%
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
5505 5404 6509
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 88.18% 87.77% 86.73%
Number of salaries quoted 4622 4442 5578
Median salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a salary of more than £29,746 £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 3 December 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 3 December 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 +14 312 £43,500 +2.35% 55
Cheshire +6 52 £40,000 +6.66% 9
Lancashire +17 28 £42,375 +42.55% 1
Merseyside -40 4 £38,250 -4.37% 1
Cumbria +10 2 £45,000 -
Software Engineering
England

Software Engineering
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 3 December 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.

1 437 (55.32%) Agile Software Development
2 347 (43.92%) SQL
3 326 (41.27%) C#
4 323 (40.89%) .NET
5 298 (37.72%) Java
6 294 (37.22%) JavaScript
7 242 (30.63%) CSS
8 219 (27.72%) HTML
9 212 (26.84%) SQL Server
10 198 (25.06%) Scrum
11 187 (23.67%) ASP.NET
12 176 (22.28%) Degree
13 167 (21.14%) MVC
14 146 (18.48%) C++
15 141 (17.85%) jQuery
16 136 (17.22%) Finance
17 133 (16.84%) OO
18 132 (16.71%) Git (software)
19 131 (16.58%) TDD
19 131 (16.58%) AngularJS
20 119 (15.06%) SDLC
21 112 (14.18%) Continuous Integration
22 104 (13.16%) MySQL
23 102 (12.91%) Team Foundation Server
24 98 (12.41%) J2EE
25 97 (12.28%) Spring
26 94 (11.90%) Linux
26 94 (11.90%) Web Services
27 92 (11.65%) Microsoft
28 89 (11.27%) T-SQL

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 39 (4.94%) Elasticsearch
2 38 (4.81%) Tomcat
3 34 (4.30%) Apache Spark
4 27 (3.42%) JBoss
4 27 (3.42%) WebLogic
5 20 (2.53%) CMS
6 17 (2.15%) Apache Pig
7 16 (2.03%) Apache Solr
8 12 (1.52%) WebSphere
9 9 (1.14%) Confluence
10 7 (0.89%) Apache
11 6 (0.76%) BizTalk Server
11 6 (0.76%) SharePoint
11 6 (0.76%) Umbraco
12 5 (0.63%) OpenStack
13 4 (0.51%) IIS
14 3 (0.38%) GlassFish
14 3 (0.38%) nginx
15 2 (0.25%) WordPress
16 1 (0.13%) Jetty
Applications
1 36 (4.56%) MS Excel
2 3 (0.38%) MS Office
3 2 (0.25%) Adobe Illustrator
3 2 (0.25%) Maya
3 2 (0.25%) Photoshop
3 2 (0.25%) ZBrush
4 1 (0.13%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 5 (0.63%) Visualfiles
2 3 (0.38%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 2 (0.25%) Dynamics AX
4 1 (0.13%) Magento
4 1 (0.13%) Oracle Payables
4 1 (0.13%) Payment Gateway
Cloud Services
1 67 (8.48%) Amazon AWS
2 36 (4.56%) Microsoft Azure
3 17 (2.15%) Amazon EC2
3 17 (2.15%) Amazon S3
4 12 (1.52%) SaaS
5 9 (1.14%) GitHub
6 5 (0.63%) Cloud Computing
7 4 (0.51%) Google Cloud Platform
8 3 (0.38%) Amazon EMR
9 1 (0.13%) Amazon ElastiCache
9 1 (0.13%) Azure Machine Learning
9 1 (0.13%) Google App Engine
9 1 (0.13%) Heroku
9 1 (0.13%) Office 365
9 1 (0.13%) PaaS
9 1 (0.13%) TestFlight
Communications & Networking
1 22 (2.78%) Internet
2 17 (2.15%) DNS
2 17 (2.15%) Firewall
3 16 (2.03%) NAS
3 16 (2.03%) SAN
4 8 (1.01%) TCP/IP
4 8 (1.01%) Wi-Fi
5 6 (0.76%) HTTP
5 6 (0.76%) Intranet
6 5 (0.63%) Broadband
7 4 (0.51%) Ethernet
7 4 (0.51%) SNMP
7 4 (0.51%) Wireless
8 3 (0.38%) HTTPS
8 3 (0.38%) Modbus
8 3 (0.38%) RS-485
8 3 (0.38%) ZigBee
9 1 (0.13%) NFC
9 1 (0.13%) Skype
9 1 (0.13%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 212 (26.84%) SQL Server
2 104 (13.16%) MySQL
3 71 (8.99%) NoSQL
4 54 (6.84%) MongoDB
5 53 (6.71%) Big Data
6 37 (4.68%) Relational Database
7 34 (4.30%) SQL Server 2008
8 26 (3.29%) Hadoop
9 24 (3.04%) RDBMS
10 19 (2.41%) Amazon Redshift
10 19 (2.41%) Data Warehouse
11 18 (2.28%) Apache Hive
12 16 (2.03%) PostgreSQL
13 12 (1.52%) SQL Server 2012
14 8 (1.01%) Oracle Database
15 7 (0.89%) Apache Cassandra
15 7 (0.89%) SQL Server 2014
15 7 (0.89%) SQL Server Reporting Services
16 6 (0.76%) SQL Server Analysis Services
16 6 (0.76%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 132 (16.71%) Git (software)
2 102 (12.91%) Team Foundation Server
3 75 (9.49%) JIRA
4 66 (8.35%) Jenkins
5 61 (7.72%) Visual Studio
6 54 (6.84%) NUnit
7 46 (5.82%) JUnit
7 46 (5.82%) Subversion
8 32 (4.05%) Eclipse
9 29 (3.67%) Maven
10 25 (3.16%) MSTest
11 23 (2.91%) Selenium
12 16 (2.03%) Mercurial
13 15 (1.90%) Gradle
14 12 (1.52%) Octopus Deploy
15 11 (1.39%) Atlassian Bamboo
16 9 (1.14%) Ant
16 9 (1.14%) IntelliJ
16 9 (1.14%) Jasmine
16 9 (1.14%) TeamCity
General
1 136 (17.22%) Finance
2 36 (4.56%) Retail
3 25 (3.16%) Electronics
4 18 (2.28%) Banking
5 17 (2.15%) Marketing
6 16 (2.03%) Advertising
7 14 (1.77%) Military
7 14 (1.77%) Telecoms
8 13 (1.65%) Manufacturing
9 12 (1.52%) Games
10 10 (1.27%) Aerospace
11 9 (1.14%) Pharmaceutical
12 5 (0.63%) Law
13 4 (0.51%) Corporate Banking
13 4 (0.51%) Financial Institution
14 3 (0.38%) Avionics
14 3 (0.38%) Legal
15 2 (0.25%) Investment Banking
16 1 (0.13%) Automotive
16 1 (0.13%) Music Industry
Job Titles
1 397 (50.25%) Developer
2 304 (38.48%) Software Engineer
3 157 (19.87%) Software Developer
4 128 (16.20%) .NET Developer
5 120 (15.19%) C# Developer
6 108 (13.67%) Java Developer
7 94 (11.90%) C# .NET Developer
8 91 (11.52%) C# Software Developer
9 88 (11.14%) .NET Software Developer
10 82 (10.38%) Senior Developer
11 73 (9.24%) C# Software Engineer
12 72 (9.11%) .NET Software Engineer
13 69 (8.73%) Senior Software Engineer
14 60 (7.59%) Java Engineer
15 54 (6.84%) Java Software Engineer
16 52 (6.58%) Developer/Software Engineer
16 52 (6.58%) SQL Developer
17 48 (6.08%) ASP.NET Developer
18 46 (5.82%) Senior Java Developer
19 43 (5.44%) C# ASP.NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 323 (40.89%) .NET
2 242 (30.63%) CSS
3 219 (27.72%) HTML
4 187 (23.67%) ASP.NET
5 141 (17.85%) jQuery
6 131 (16.58%) AngularJS
7 98 (12.41%) J2EE
8 97 (12.28%) Spring
9 94 (11.90%) Web Services
10 86 (10.89%) XML
11 84 (10.63%) WCF
12 80 (10.13%) WPF
13 77 (9.75%) ASP.NET MVC
14 70 (8.86%) RESTful
15 68 (8.61%) Hibernate
16 66 (8.35%) REST
17 60 (7.59%) .NET Framework
18 58 (7.34%) HTML5
18 58 (7.34%) SOAP
19 54 (6.84%) Node.js
Miscellaneous
1 76 (9.62%) Computer Science
2 52 (6.58%) Mobile App
3 41 (5.19%) Analytical Skills
3 41 (5.19%) User Experience
4 38 (4.81%) Enterprise Software
5 25 (3.16%) Mathematics
6 23 (2.91%) Data Centre
7 22 (2.78%) Algorithms
7 22 (2.78%) iPad
8 21 (2.66%) Management Information System
9 17 (2.15%) Visualisation
10 15 (1.90%) Xbox
11 14 (1.77%) N-Tier
12 10 (1.27%) Data Structures
13 9 (1.14%) Cyberthreat
14 8 (1.01%) Embedded Systems
15 7 (0.89%) NHS
15 7 (0.89%) PKI
16 6 (0.76%) Device Driver
16 6 (0.76%) Physics
Operating Systems
1 94 (11.90%) Linux
2 70 (8.86%) Windows
3 36 (4.56%) Apple iOS
4 27 (3.42%) Unix
5 26 (3.29%) Android
6 7 (0.89%) Embedded Linux
7 4 (0.51%) Mac OS X
7 4 (0.51%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 4 (0.51%) Windows Phone
7 4 (0.51%) Windows Server
8 1 (0.13%) CentOS
8 1 (0.13%) Windows Mobile
8 1 (0.13%) Windows Server 2008
8 1 (0.13%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 437 (55.32%) Agile Software Development
2 198 (25.06%) Scrum
3 167 (21.14%) MVC
4 133 (16.84%) OO
5 131 (16.58%) TDD
6 119 (15.06%) SDLC
7 112 (14.18%) Continuous Integration
8 88 (11.14%) Web Development
9 67 (8.48%) E-Commerce
10 63 (7.97%) BDD
11 60 (7.59%) Unit Testing
12 58 (7.34%) Waterfall
13 57 (7.22%) OOP
14 54 (6.84%) Mentoring
14 54 (6.84%) Multithreading
15 50 (6.33%) Open Source
16 49 (6.20%) DevOps
17 45 (5.70%) OOD
18 42 (5.32%) UML
19 40 (5.06%) Analytics
Programming Languages
1 347 (43.92%) SQL
2 326 (41.27%) C#
3 298 (37.72%) Java
4 294 (37.22%) JavaScript
5 146 (18.48%) C++
6 89 (11.27%) T-SQL
7 77 (9.75%) PHP
8 63 (7.97%) Python
9 60 (7.59%) C
10 40 (5.06%) PL/SQL
10 40 (5.06%) VB.NET
11 39 (4.94%) Ruby
12 34 (4.30%) Scala
13 32 (4.05%) Perl
14 30 (3.80%) Apple Swift
14 30 (3.80%) Objective-C
15 25 (3.16%) PowerShell
16 22 (2.78%) ABAP
17 16 (2.03%) Embedded C
17 16 (2.03%) VB
Qualifications
1 176 (22.28%) Degree
2 29 (3.67%) Security Cleared
3 20 (2.53%) DV Cleared
4 11 (1.39%) ISEB
5 8 (1.01%) ISTQB
6 6 (0.76%) Microsoft Certification
7 5 (0.63%) HND
7 5 (0.63%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 5 (0.63%) SC Cleared
8 4 (0.51%) BPSS Clearance
8 4 (0.51%) PhD
9 2 (0.25%) DBS Check
9 2 (0.25%) Sun Certification
10 1 (0.13%) Chartered Engineer
10 1 (0.13%) CISSP
10 1 (0.13%) CREST Certified
10 1 (0.13%) GIAC
10 1 (0.13%) HNC
10 1 (0.13%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
10 1 (0.13%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 26 (3.29%) QA
2 20 (2.53%) PCI DSS
3 18 (2.28%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 3 (0.38%) DO-178B
4 3 (0.38%) ISO 9001
5 2 (0.25%) SDET
5 2 (0.25%) WCAG
6 1 (0.13%) IEC 61508
6 1 (0.13%) ISO 8583
6 1 (0.13%) ISO 9000
6 1 (0.13%) ISO/IEC 7816
6 1 (0.13%) TickIT
System Software
1 23 (2.91%) Docker
2 17 (2.15%) VMware ESX
3 16 (2.03%) Hyper-V
3 16 (2.03%) VMware ESXi
3 16 (2.03%) VMware Infrastructure
4 6 (0.76%) Firmware
5 5 (0.63%) vSphere
6 3 (0.38%) Active Directory
7 1 (0.13%) Apache ZooKeeper
7 1 (0.13%) HDFS
7 1 (0.13%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 16 (2.03%) Puppet
1 16 (2.03%) SCOM
2 10 (1.27%) Ansible
3 6 (0.76%) Opscode Chef
3 6 (0.76%) Terraform
4 4 (0.51%) BMC PATROL
4 4 (0.51%) Grafana
4 4 (0.51%) Graphite
4 4 (0.51%) Nagios
4 4 (0.51%) OpenView
4 4 (0.51%) Packer
4 4 (0.51%) Tivoli
4 4 (0.51%) Tivoli Endpoint Manager
4 4 (0.51%) Uchiwa
5 2 (0.25%) Kubernetes
6 1 (0.13%) Cobbler
6 1 (0.13%) HP Quality Center
6 1 (0.13%) Mesos
6 1 (0.13%) Rancher
6 1 (0.13%) rkt
Vendors
1 92 (11.65%) Microsoft
2 79 (10.00%) Oracle
3 36 (4.56%) VMware
4 32 (4.05%) IBM
5 26 (3.29%) SAP
6 22 (2.78%) BEA
7 9 (1.14%) Xamarin
8 8 (1.01%) Google
9 5 (0.63%) LexisNexis
9 5 (0.63%) Red Hat
10 4 (0.51%) Atlassian
10 4 (0.51%) BMC
10 4 (0.51%) CA
10 4 (0.51%) Compuware
10 4 (0.51%) Dynatrace
10 4 (0.51%) HP
10 4 (0.51%) MuleSoft
10 4 (0.51%) Nimsoft
10 4 (0.51%) Salesforce.com
10 4 (0.51%) WSO2
Manchester, Lancashire
Informatiq Consulting
Salary: £35000 - £55000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Informatiq Consulting
Salary: £30000 - £60000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Parallel Consulting
Salary: £80000 - £120000 per annum + pension, private medical and bens
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
ClearCube Consulting
Salary: From £35,000 to £60,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
ClearCube Consulting
Salary: From £50,000 to £80,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Crewe, Cheshire
Modis International
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Crewe, Cheshire
Oscar
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + competitive benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £42000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
Stafford-Sharp Associates
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
Raytheon Systems Ltd
Salary: Competitive salary plus bonus and benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
Austin Fraser
Salary: £30000 - £60000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Salford, Lancashire
Ascent People Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits + Bonus
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Raytheon Systems Ltd
Salary: Full Benefits package, Bonus
Posted: Yesterday
Liverpool, Merseyside
Oscar
Salary: £25000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
Rullion IT Plus
Salary: £35000 - £55000 per annum + + Attractive Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Stockport, Cheshire
Stafford-Sharp Associates
Salary: £26000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
The Bridge Ltd
Salary: Up to £60,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Hotfoot Recruitment
Salary: Up to £80,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Hotfoot Recruitment
Salary: Up to £55,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Raytheon Systems Ltd
Salary: Full Benefits package, Bonus
Posted: 2 days ago
Salford, Lancashire
Ascent People Ltd
Salary: £32000 - £36000 per annum + Benefits + Bonus
Posted: 2 days ago
Chester, Cheshire
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Great Benefits Package
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Informatiq Consulting
Salary: £25000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Altrincham, Cheshire
Experis Ltd
Posted: 4 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
The Bridge Ltd
Salary: Up to £60,000 per annum plus benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Recital Consulting
Salary: £30000 - £60000 Per Annum Plus Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Hotfoot Recruitment
Salary: Up to £60,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Raytheon Systems Ltd
Salary: Full Benefits package, Bonus
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Kingfisher Consultancy
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + pen, life, health,flexi
Posted: 4 days ago
Greater Manchester
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £45,000 - £60,000
Posted: 4 days ago