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 19 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Software Engineer
Rank 40 22 15
Rank change year-on-year
-18 -7
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Engineer 7 16 30
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Stockport 2.92% 8.70% 15.23%
As % of the Job Titles category 3.10% 8.89% 15.31%
Number of salaries quoted 5 14 30
Average salary £33,500 £37,500 £30,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-10.66% +22.95%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,000 £32,500 £24,950
10% offered a salary of more than £39,800 £48,200 £38,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.56%
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
226 180 196
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Stockport 94.17% 97.83% 99.49%
Number of salaries quoted 199 167 194
Average salary £35,000 £35,000 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +16.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,500 £22,500 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £47,000 £45,000 £52,500
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 19 December 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 7 (100.00%) Java
2 5 (71.43%) Software Engineering
2 5 (71.43%) Linux
2 5 (71.43%) Degree
2 5 (71.43%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (57.14%) Logistics
3 4 (57.14%) C#
3 4 (57.14%) C++
3 4 (57.14%) Enterprise Software
4 3 (42.86%) Maven
4 3 (42.86%) UNIX
4 3 (42.86%) Spring
4 3 (42.86%) Hibernate
4 3 (42.86%) JUnit
4 3 (42.86%) Relational Database
4 3 (42.86%) Configuration Management
4 3 (42.86%) Scrum
5 2 (28.57%) E-Commerce
5 2 (28.57%) OOD
5 2 (28.57%) SQL Server
5 2 (28.57%) RDBMS
5 2 (28.57%) Automated Testing
5 2 (28.57%) TDD
5 2 (28.57%) Software Architecture
5 2 (28.57%) BDD
5 2 (28.57%) C
5 2 (28.57%) QA
5 2 (28.57%) SQL
5 2 (28.57%) Python
5 2 (28.57%) Internet

Software Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Stockport by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 (14.29%) JBoss
1 1 (14.29%) Apache
1 1 (14.29%) Tomcat
Communications & Networking
1 2 (28.57%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (42.86%) Relational Database
2 2 (28.57%) SQL Server
2 2 (28.57%) RDBMS
3 1 (14.29%) PostgreSQL
3 1 (14.29%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 3 (42.86%) JUnit
1 3 (42.86%) Maven
2 2 (28.57%) Cucumber
3 1 (14.29%) Gerrit
3 1 (14.29%) Gradle
3 1 (14.29%) Jenkins
3 1 (14.29%) Selenium
3 1 (14.29%) Git (software)
3 1 (14.29%) Eclipse
General
1 2 (28.57%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (42.86%) Spring
1 3 (42.86%) Hibernate
2 2 (28.57%) ActiveMQ
2 2 (28.57%) Java EE
2 2 (28.57%) JSON
2 2 (28.57%) RabbitMQ
2 2 (28.57%) REST
2 2 (28.57%) .NET
2 2 (28.57%) ASP.NET
2 2 (28.57%) Servlets
2 2 (28.57%) SOAP
2 2 (28.57%) XML
2 2 (28.57%) JMS
2 2 (28.57%) WSDL
3 1 (14.29%) CSS
3 1 (14.29%) JSP
3 1 (14.29%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 4 (57.14%) Enterprise Software
2 2 (28.57%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (14.29%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 5 (71.43%) Linux
2 3 (42.86%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (71.43%) Agile Software Development
1 5 (71.43%) Software Engineering
2 4 (57.14%) Logistics
3 3 (42.86%) Configuration Management
3 3 (42.86%) Scrum
4 2 (28.57%) Software Architecture
4 2 (28.57%) BDD
4 2 (28.57%) E-Commerce
4 2 (28.57%) OOD
4 2 (28.57%) Automated Testing
4 2 (28.57%) TDD
5 1 (14.29%) MVC
5 1 (14.29%) Change Control
5 1 (14.29%) Test Strategy
5 1 (14.29%) Continuous Integration
Programming Languages
1 7 (100.00%) Java
2 4 (57.14%) C#
2 4 (57.14%) C++
3 2 (28.57%) SQL
3 2 (28.57%) Python
3 2 (28.57%) C
4 1 (14.29%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 5 (71.43%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (28.57%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (14.29%) Hyperic
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