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

3 months to
25 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Software Engineering
Rank 45 53 61
Rank change year-on-year
+8 +8
Permanent jobs citing Software Engineering 289 310 299
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 5.22% 4.86% 4.22%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 6.01% 5.50% 4.96%
Number of salaries quoted 227 256 268
Median salary £44,500 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+11.25% +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £30,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £50,000 £52,000
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
4807 5635 6033
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 86.83% 88.34% 85.24%
Number of salaries quoted 4064 4583 4815
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 £28,000 £27,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £56,500 £60,000
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 25 June 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 June 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 +3 205 £46,658 +16.64% 43
Cheshire +32 40 £45,000 +12.50% 12
Merseyside +11 22 £37,500 -43.60% 3
Lancashire -9 14 £46,000 +15.00% 1
Software Engineering
England

Software Engineering
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 25 June 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.

1 346 (54.75%) Agile Software Development
2 270 (42.72%) Java
3 264 (41.77%) C#
4 242 (38.29%) .NET
5 226 (35.76%) OO
6 197 (31.17%) C++
7 193 (30.54%) SQL
8 192 (30.38%) Degree
9 173 (27.37%) HTML
10 170 (26.90%) JavaScript
11 149 (23.58%) ASP.NET
11 149 (23.58%) CSS
12 145 (22.94%) Continuous Integration
13 142 (22.47%) SQL Server
13 142 (22.47%) Scrum
14 135 (21.36%) MVC
15 119 (18.83%) Web Services
16 118 (18.67%) Windows
17 109 (17.25%) Microsoft
17 109 (17.25%) Computer Science
18 102 (16.14%) jQuery
19 101 (15.98%) TDD
20 99 (15.66%) Finance
21 98 (15.51%) Git (software)
22 95 (15.03%) Multithreading
23 91 (14.40%) WCF
23 91 (14.40%) Visual Studio
24 84 (13.29%) C
24 84 (13.29%) WPF
25 83 (13.13%) 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 19 (3.01%) Apache
2 16 (2.53%) Tomcat
3 15 (2.37%) JBoss
4 13 (2.06%) nginx
5 12 (1.90%) OpenStack
6 11 (1.74%) WebLogic
7 9 (1.42%) Mule
8 8 (1.27%) CMS
9 7 (1.11%) Confluence
9 7 (1.11%) WebSphere
10 6 (0.95%) SharePoint
11 5 (0.79%) Apache Spark
11 5 (0.79%) Elasticsearch
12 4 (0.63%) BizTalk Server
12 4 (0.63%) Sitecore CMS
12 4 (0.63%) Umbraco
13 3 (0.47%) Apache Solr
14 2 (0.32%) WordPress
15 1 (0.16%) MS Exchange
15 1 (0.16%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 48 (7.59%) MS Excel
2 8 (1.27%) Adobe Illustrator
3 6 (0.95%) Adobe Creative Suite
3 6 (0.95%) MS Office
3 6 (0.95%) Photoshop
4 3 (0.47%) 3ds Max
4 3 (0.47%) Adobe After Effects
5 1 (0.16%) MS PowerPoint
5 1 (0.16%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 8 (1.27%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 3 (0.47%) Oracle Payables
Cloud Services
1 62 (9.81%) Microsoft Azure
2 54 (8.54%) Amazon AWS
3 20 (3.16%) PaaS
4 19 (3.01%) Amazon EC2
5 14 (2.22%) SaaS
6 12 (1.90%) Cloud Computing
7 10 (1.58%) GitHub
8 9 (1.42%) Amazon ElastiCache
9 8 (1.27%) IaaS
10 6 (0.95%) Amazon S3
10 6 (0.95%) Google Cloud Platform
11 3 (0.47%) iTunes
12 1 (0.16%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
Communications & Networking
1 41 (6.49%) Internet
2 32 (5.06%) HTTP
3 9 (1.42%) SSL
4 8 (1.27%) Wi-Fi
5 6 (0.95%) TCP/IP
6 2 (0.32%) Bluetooth
7 1 (0.16%) Ethernet
7 1 (0.16%) Firewall
7 1 (0.16%) HTTPS
7 1 (0.16%) Remote Desktop
7 1 (0.16%) Skype
7 1 (0.16%) VPN
7 1 (0.16%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 142 (22.47%) SQL Server
2 48 (7.59%) NoSQL
3 44 (6.96%) MySQL
4 20 (3.16%) MongoDB
5 18 (2.85%) Relational Database
6 15 (2.37%) Azure SQL Database
6 15 (2.37%) Big Data
7 14 (2.22%) Apache Cassandra
8 13 (2.06%) SQL Server 2008
9 11 (1.74%) Data Warehouse
9 11 (1.74%) Hadoop
9 11 (1.74%) Redis
10 8 (1.27%) Couchbase
10 8 (1.27%) DB2
10 8 (1.27%) GIS
10 8 (1.27%) RDBMS
10 8 (1.27%) SQL Server 2014
11 7 (1.11%) Hazelcast
11 7 (1.11%) Neo4j
11 7 (1.11%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 98 (15.51%) Git (software)
2 91 (14.40%) Visual Studio
3 62 (9.81%) JUnit
4 57 (9.02%) Team Foundation Server
5 56 (8.86%) NUnit
6 46 (7.28%) Jenkins
7 40 (6.33%) Maven
8 28 (4.43%) Subversion
9 26 (4.11%) MSTest
10 22 (3.48%) Selenium
11 14 (2.22%) Cucumber
12 12 (1.90%) Jasmine
12 12 (1.90%) JIRA
13 11 (1.74%) Moq
13 11 (1.74%) Vagrant
14 10 (1.58%) Eclipse
15 8 (1.27%) SpecFlow
16 7 (1.11%) Ant
16 7 (1.11%) git-flow
16 7 (1.11%) Ranorex
General
1 99 (15.66%) Finance
2 58 (9.18%) Games
3 40 (6.33%) Electronics
4 22 (3.48%) Telecoms
5 21 (3.32%) Retail
6 19 (3.01%) Pharmaceutical
7 14 (2.22%) Banking
8 12 (1.90%) Manufacturing
8 12 (1.90%) Marketing
9 10 (1.58%) Aerospace
10 8 (1.27%) Advertising
10 8 (1.27%) Publishing
11 7 (1.11%) Local Government
12 5 (0.79%) iGaming
12 5 (0.79%) Law
13 3 (0.47%) Back Office
14 2 (0.32%) Music Industry
Job Titles
1 288 (45.57%) Developer
2 262 (41.46%) Software Engineer
3 122 (19.30%) Java Developer
4 100 (15.82%) Software Developer
5 74 (11.71%) .NET Software Engineer
6 71 (11.23%) C# Software Engineer
7 63 (9.97%) C++ Software Engineer
8 62 (9.81%) Senior Developer
9 60 (9.49%) Senior Software Engineer
10 58 (9.18%) .NET Developer
11 56 (8.86%) C# Developer
12 46 (7.28%) Developer/Software Engineer
13 41 (6.49%) C# .NET Developer
14 39 (6.17%) Graduate
15 33 (5.22%) .NET Software Developer
16 31 (4.91%) C# Software Developer
16 31 (4.91%) Java Software Developer
17 29 (4.59%) ASP.NET Developer
17 29 (4.59%) Java Engineer
18 28 (4.43%) Java Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 242 (38.29%) .NET
2 173 (27.37%) HTML
3 149 (23.58%) ASP.NET
3 149 (23.58%) CSS
4 119 (18.83%) Web Services
5 102 (16.14%) jQuery
6 91 (14.40%) WCF
7 84 (13.29%) WPF
8 76 (12.03%) XML
9 75 (11.87%) Spring
10 74 (11.71%) AngularJS
11 73 (11.55%) J2EE
12 67 (10.60%) HTML5
13 66 (10.44%) ASP.NET MVC
14 59 (9.34%) RESTful
15 58 (9.18%) SOAP
16 57 (9.02%) REST
17 55 (8.70%) Node.js
18 53 (8.39%) .NET Framework
19 47 (7.44%) LINQ
Miscellaneous
1 109 (17.25%) Computer Science
2 76 (12.03%) Analytical Skills
3 42 (6.65%) N-Tier
4 35 (5.54%) User Experience
5 26 (4.11%) Mathematics
6 24 (3.80%) Enterprise Software
7 23 (3.64%) Algorithms
7 23 (3.64%) iPad
8 21 (3.32%) Mobile App
9 20 (3.16%) Physics
10 19 (3.01%) Data Centre
11 15 (2.37%) Management Information System
12 12 (1.90%) Embedded Systems
13 9 (1.42%) 3D Graphics
13 9 (1.42%) Client/Server
14 8 (1.27%) CMDB
14 8 (1.27%) LIMS
15 7 (1.11%) Animation
15 7 (1.11%) Economics
15 7 (1.11%) Psychology
Operating Systems
1 118 (18.67%) Windows
2 83 (13.13%) Linux
3 36 (5.70%) Unix
4 19 (3.01%) Windows XP
5 16 (2.53%) Android
6 13 (2.06%) Apple iOS
6 13 (2.06%) Embedded Linux
7 12 (1.90%) Windows CE
8 7 (1.11%) Mac OS X
9 5 (0.79%) CoreOS
10 3 (0.47%) Windows 8
10 3 (0.47%) Windows Server
10 3 (0.47%) Windows Server 2012
11 1 (0.16%) CentOS
11 1 (0.16%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 1 (0.16%) Ubuntu
11 1 (0.16%) Windows 10
11 1 (0.16%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 346 (54.75%) Agile Software Development
2 226 (35.76%) OO
3 145 (22.94%) Continuous Integration
4 142 (22.47%) Scrum
5 135 (21.36%) MVC
6 101 (15.98%) TDD
7 95 (15.03%) Multithreading
8 75 (11.87%) Unit Testing
9 73 (11.55%) SOA
10 66 (10.44%) Mentoring
11 64 (10.13%) OOD
12 63 (9.97%) Open Source
13 57 (9.02%) UML
14 56 (8.86%) Web Development
15 51 (8.07%) DevOps
16 50 (7.91%) BDD
17 38 (6.01%) MVVM
17 38 (6.01%) OOP
17 38 (6.01%) Project Management
17 38 (6.01%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 270 (42.72%) Java
2 264 (41.77%) C#
3 197 (31.17%) C++
4 193 (30.54%) SQL
5 170 (26.90%) JavaScript
6 84 (13.29%) C
7 46 (7.28%) Python
8 37 (5.85%) PHP
9 34 (5.38%) T-SQL
10 33 (5.22%) PL/SQL
11 27 (4.27%) Embedded C
11 27 (4.27%) Ruby
11 27 (4.27%) Scala
12 20 (3.16%) TypeScript
12 20 (3.16%) VB.NET
13 14 (2.22%) Objective-C
13 14 (2.22%) VC++
14 11 (1.74%) ABAP
15 10 (1.58%) Groovy
15 10 (1.58%) Perl
Qualifications
1 192 (30.38%) Degree
2 23 (3.64%) HND
3 12 (1.90%) PMI Certification
4 11 (1.74%) HNC
5 10 (1.58%) ISEB
6 8 (1.27%) PMP
7 7 (1.11%) Security Cleared
8 5 (0.79%) PhD
9 4 (0.63%) Microsoft Certification
10 2 (0.32%) SC Cleared
11 1 (0.16%) CCDP
11 1 (0.16%) CCNA
11 1 (0.16%) Cisco Certification
11 1 (0.16%) DV Cleared
11 1 (0.16%) ISTQB
11 1 (0.16%) MCP
11 1 (0.16%) MCSE
11 1 (0.16%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
11 1 (0.16%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 35 (5.54%) QA
2 10 (1.58%) ISO 9001
3 2 (0.32%) SDET
4 1 (0.16%) Data Quality
4 1 (0.16%) ISO13485
4 1 (0.16%) JTAG
4 1 (0.16%) SLA
System Software
1 16 (2.53%) Docker
2 13 (2.06%) VMware Infrastructure
3 9 (1.42%) Active Directory
3 9 (1.42%) Virtual Machines
4 5 (0.79%) Firmware
5 1 (0.16%) VirtualBox
5 1 (0.16%) VMware ESX
5 1 (0.16%) vSphere
5 1 (0.16%) Xen
Systems Management
1 22 (3.48%) Puppet
2 9 (1.42%) Opscode Chef
3 8 (1.27%) SCVMM
4 7 (1.11%) Grafana
4 7 (1.11%) Graphite
4 7 (1.11%) Packer
4 7 (1.11%) Terraform
4 7 (1.11%) Uchiwa
5 6 (0.95%) Ansible
5 6 (0.95%) Kubernetes
6 5 (0.79%) HAProxy
7 2 (0.32%) Wonderware InTouch
8 1 (0.16%) HP Quality Center
8 1 (0.16%) Mesos
8 1 (0.16%) SCCM
8 1 (0.16%) SCOM
Vendors
1 109 (17.25%) Microsoft
2 71 (11.23%) Oracle
3 20 (3.16%) IBM
4 19 (3.01%) SAP
5 17 (2.69%) VMware
6 16 (2.53%) Atlassian
7 14 (2.22%) WSO2
8 13 (2.06%) Google
9 11 (1.74%) BEA
10 10 (1.58%) Adobe
11 8 (1.27%) BMC
11 8 (1.27%) CheckPoint
11 8 (1.27%) Cisco
11 8 (1.27%) Citrix
11 8 (1.27%) EMC
11 8 (1.27%) HP
11 8 (1.27%) Juniper
11 8 (1.27%) NetApp
12 7 (1.11%) MuleSoft
12 7 (1.11%) webMethods
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IT Connections
Salary: £35,000 to £45,000
Posted: 15 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £40,000 to £50,000 per annum plus excellent additional benefits
Posted: 15 hours ago
Cheshire
Uniting Ambition
Salary: £30k - 35k per year
Posted: 19 hours ago
Liverpool, Merseyside
IT Connections
Salary: £40,000 to £45,000
Posted: 15 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Ascent People Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Bonus and Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
ReThink Recruitment
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum + Bonus, Pension, Flexi-time
Posted: Yesterday
Cheadle, Cheshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 45,000-50,000
Posted: 3 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
NCC Group
Posted: 2 days ago
Warrington, Cheshire
Searchability
Salary: £45000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Stafford-Sharp Associates
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
Bluetownonline
Posted: 15 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
The Bridge Ltd
Salary: Up to £55,000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 20 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Total Recruitment Specialists Limited / TRG / Total recruitment group
Salary: £30000 - £50000 Per Annum + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Stockport, Cheshire
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £60000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Mortimer Spinks
Salary: £20000 - £65000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Macclesfield, Cheshire
Rainford Recruitment
Salary: £28000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Stockport, Cheshire
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Premier IT
Posted: 3 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Bluetownonline
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Oscar
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Send
Salary: From £38,000 to £45,000 per annum Great benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + lots of extra benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Rochdale, Lancashire
Zen Internet Ltd
Salary: From £50,000 to £60,000 per annum depending on experience + benefits
Posted: 17 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
The Bridge Ltd
Salary: Up to £55,000 per annum plus benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Crewe, Cheshire
Searchability
Salary: £18000 - £22000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £60000 per annum + Benefits + Bonus
Posted: 3 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £18000 - £25000 per annum + excellent training and benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Liverpool, Merseyside
Real Time Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 35,000 - 45,000 + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Hotfoot Recruitment
Salary: Up to £60,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago