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 27 February 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Software Engineer
Rank 27 35 22
Rank change year-on-year
+8 -13
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Engineer 15 3 22
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Stockport 7.35% 1.65% 11.83%
As % of the Job Titles category 7.98% 1.75% 12.15%
Number of salaries quoted 13 2 22
Average salary £32,000 £44,000 £31,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-27.27% +41.93%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,000 £44,000 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £34,500 £44,000 £38,000
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
188 171 181
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Stockport 92.16% 93.96% 97.31%
Number of salaries quoted 177 125 180
Average salary £33,000 £35,000 £31,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.71% +12.90%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,500 £20,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £45,000 £47,500
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 27 February 2015, 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 19 (100.00%) Java
2 17 (89.47%) Software Engineering
3 16 (84.21%) Degree
3 16 (84.21%) Linux
4 15 (78.95%) C++
5 14 (73.68%) UNIX
5 14 (73.68%) Hibernate
5 14 (73.68%) Spring
5 14 (73.68%) Maven
5 14 (73.68%) Relational Database
6 13 (68.42%) Analytical Skills
6 13 (68.42%) RabbitMQ
6 13 (68.42%) TDD
6 13 (68.42%) JMS
6 13 (68.42%) OOD
6 13 (68.42%) JSON
6 13 (68.42%) Retail
6 13 (68.42%) ActiveMQ
6 13 (68.42%) REST
6 13 (68.42%) WSDL
6 13 (68.42%) C
6 13 (68.42%) Servlets
6 13 (68.42%) SOAP
6 13 (68.42%) XML
7 12 (63.16%) Logistics
7 12 (63.16%) Enterprise Software
8 10 (52.63%) Software Architecture
8 10 (52.63%) Java EE
8 10 (52.63%) SQL Server
8 10 (52.63%) RDBMS

Software Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Stockport by Category

For the 6 months to 27 February 2015, 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 (5.26%) JBoss
1 1 (5.26%) Apache
1 1 (5.26%) Tomcat
Communications & Networking
1 2 (10.53%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (73.68%) Relational Database
2 10 (52.63%) SQL Server
2 10 (52.63%) RDBMS
3 1 (5.26%) SQLPlus
3 1 (5.26%) PostgreSQL
3 1 (5.26%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 14 (73.68%) Maven
2 3 (15.79%) JUnit
3 2 (10.53%) Cucumber
4 1 (5.26%) Gerrit
4 1 (5.26%) Gradle
4 1 (5.26%) Jenkins
4 1 (5.26%) Eclipse
4 1 (5.26%) Selenium
4 1 (5.26%) Git (software)
General
1 13 (68.42%) Retail
2 3 (15.79%) Pharmaceutical
2 3 (15.79%) Manufacturing
3 1 (5.26%) Banking
3 1 (5.26%) Electronics
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (73.68%) Hibernate
1 14 (73.68%) Spring
2 13 (68.42%) ActiveMQ
2 13 (68.42%) JSON
2 13 (68.42%) RabbitMQ
2 13 (68.42%) REST
2 13 (68.42%) Servlets
2 13 (68.42%) SOAP
2 13 (68.42%) XML
2 13 (68.42%) JMS
2 13 (68.42%) WSDL
3 10 (52.63%) Java EE
4 2 (10.53%) HTML
4 2 (10.53%) .NET
4 2 (10.53%) ASP.NET
5 1 (5.26%) CSS
5 1 (5.26%) JSP
Miscellaneous
1 13 (68.42%) Analytical Skills
2 12 (63.16%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (5.26%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 16 (84.21%) Linux
2 14 (73.68%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (89.47%) Software Engineering
2 13 (68.42%) OOD
2 13 (68.42%) TDD
3 12 (63.16%) Logistics
4 10 (52.63%) E-Commerce
4 10 (52.63%) Software Architecture
5 5 (26.32%) Automated Testing
5 5 (26.32%) Agile Software Development
6 4 (21.05%) Continuous Integration
7 3 (15.79%) Continuous Improvement
7 3 (15.79%) Scrum
7 3 (15.79%) OO
7 3 (15.79%) Configuration Management
8 2 (10.53%) BDD
9 1 (5.26%) Change Control
9 1 (5.26%) Test Strategy
9 1 (5.26%) MVC
Programming Languages
1 19 (100.00%) Java
2 15 (78.95%) C++
3 13 (68.42%) C
4 4 (21.05%) C#
5 2 (10.53%) SQL
5 2 (10.53%) Python
6 1 (5.26%) Ada
6 1 (5.26%) JavaScript
6 1 (5.26%) PHP
Qualifications
1 16 (84.21%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (15.79%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (5.26%) Hyperic
Vendors
1 1 (5.26%) Oracle
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