The table below looks at the statistics for the Software Engineer role in IT jobs advertised for the Stockport region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Software Engineer in their job title over the 3 months to 24 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Software Engineer
Rank 36 33 26
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -7
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Engineer 3 6 25
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Stockport 1.72% 3.45% 9.77%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.78% 3.55% 10.00%
Number of salaries quoted 3 4 25
Average salary £33,500 £32,500 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.07% +8.33%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Software Engineer
Manchester

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the Stockport region. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of permanent jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
Stockport
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
169 169 250
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Stockport 97.13% 97.13% 97.66%
Number of salaries quoted 147 154 243
Average salary £37,500 £32,500 £31,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+15.38% +4.83%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £40,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

Software Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in Stockport

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Software Engineer in the job title across the Stockport region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Software Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in Stockport

Software Engineer
Salary Trend in Stockport

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Software Engineer across the Stockport region.

Software Engineer Salary Trend in Stockport

Software Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Stockport

For the 6 months to 24 October 2014, IT jobs across the Stockport region that cited Software Engineer in their job title mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled with Software Engineer in their job title.

1 10 (90.91%) C#
2 9 (81.82%) SQL
2 9 (81.82%) .NET
2 9 (81.82%) Automated Testing
2 9 (81.82%) Software Engineering
3 8 (72.73%) Continuous Integration
4 7 (63.64%) WCF
4 7 (63.64%) LINQ
4 7 (63.64%) SQL Server 2008
4 7 (63.64%) Ninject
4 7 (63.64%) SQL Server 2005
4 7 (63.64%) TDD
4 7 (63.64%) Web Services
4 7 (63.64%) SOA
4 7 (63.64%) SQL Server
5 4 (36.36%) Java
5 4 (36.36%) Agile Software Development
6 3 (27.27%) Scrum
6 3 (27.27%) JUnit
6 3 (27.27%) Linux
6 3 (27.27%) Configuration Management
7 2 (18.18%) Internet
7 2 (18.18%) ASP.NET
7 2 (18.18%) QA
7 2 (18.18%) Enterprise Software
7 2 (18.18%) Git (software)
7 2 (18.18%) Cucumber
7 2 (18.18%) BDD
7 2 (18.18%) Logistics
8 1 (9.09%) Gerrit

Software Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Stockport by Category

For the 6 months to 24 October 2014, IT jobs across the Stockport region that cited Software Engineer in their job title mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled with Software Engineer in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (9.09%) JBoss
1 1 (9.09%) Apache
1 1 (9.09%) Tomcat
Communications & Networking
1 2 (18.18%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (63.64%) SQL Server
1 7 (63.64%) SQL Server 2005
1 7 (63.64%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (9.09%) Relational Database
2 1 (9.09%) PostgreSQL
2 1 (9.09%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 3 (27.27%) JUnit
2 2 (18.18%) Git (software)
2 2 (18.18%) Cucumber
3 1 (9.09%) Gerrit
3 1 (9.09%) Gradle
3 1 (9.09%) Jenkins
3 1 (9.09%) ClearCase
3 1 (9.09%) Eclipse
3 1 (9.09%) Subversion
3 1 (9.09%) Maven
3 1 (9.09%) Selenium
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (81.82%) .NET
2 7 (63.64%) Web Services
2 7 (63.64%) WCF
2 7 (63.64%) LINQ
2 7 (63.64%) Ninject
3 2 (18.18%) ASP.NET
4 1 (9.09%) CSS
4 1 (9.09%) JSP
4 1 (9.09%) Hibernate
4 1 (9.09%) Spring
4 1 (9.09%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (18.18%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (9.09%) Algorithms
2 1 (9.09%) Computer Science
2 1 (9.09%) Embedded Systems
Operating Systems
1 3 (27.27%) Linux
2 1 (9.09%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (81.82%) Automated Testing
1 9 (81.82%) Software Engineering
2 8 (72.73%) Continuous Integration
3 7 (63.64%) TDD
3 7 (63.64%) SOA
4 4 (36.36%) Agile Software Development
5 3 (27.27%) Scrum
5 3 (27.27%) Configuration Management
6 2 (18.18%) Logistics
6 2 (18.18%) BDD
7 1 (9.09%) Change Control
7 1 (9.09%) Test Strategy
7 1 (9.09%) Waterfall
7 1 (9.09%) Project Management
7 1 (9.09%) MVC
7 1 (9.09%) UML
7 1 (9.09%) OO
7 1 (9.09%) RUP
Programming Languages
1 10 (90.91%) C#
2 9 (81.82%) SQL
3 4 (36.36%) Java
4 1 (9.09%) JavaScript
4 1 (9.09%) C++
4 1 (9.09%) Ada
4 1 (9.09%) C
Qualifications
1 1 (9.09%) Degree
1 1 (9.09%) SC Cleared
1 1 (9.09%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (18.18%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (9.09%) Hyperic
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