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 1 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
1 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Software Engineer
Rank 29 42 20
Rank change year-on-year
+13 -22
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Engineer 13 7 22
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Stockport 6.63% 2.60% 10.84%
As % of the Job Titles category 6.95% 2.77% 11.11%
Number of salaries quoted 12 7 20
Average salary £34,500 £60,000 £31,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-42.50% +90.47%
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
187 253 198
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Stockport 95.41% 94.05% 97.54%
Number of salaries quoted 170 180 194
Average salary £35,000 £35,000 £31,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +12.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £27,050 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £43,400 £51,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

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 1 May 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 24 (100.00%) Java
1 24 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 23 (95.83%) C++
2 23 (95.83%) Degree
3 21 (87.50%) JSON
3 21 (87.50%) RabbitMQ
3 21 (87.50%) REST
3 21 (87.50%) Relational Database
3 21 (87.50%) Analytical Skills
3 21 (87.50%) C
3 21 (87.50%) Servlets
3 21 (87.50%) SOAP
3 21 (87.50%) XML
3 21 (87.50%) UNIX
3 21 (87.50%) Linux
3 21 (87.50%) TDD
3 21 (87.50%) Retail
3 21 (87.50%) ActiveMQ
3 21 (87.50%) Spring
3 21 (87.50%) Maven
3 21 (87.50%) JMS
3 21 (87.50%) WSDL
3 21 (87.50%) Hibernate
4 18 (75.00%) RDBMS
4 18 (75.00%) Logistics
4 18 (75.00%) Java EE
4 18 (75.00%) SQL Server
4 18 (75.00%) E-Commerce
4 18 (75.00%) Software Architecture
4 18 (75.00%) Enterprise Software

Software Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Stockport by Category

For the 6 months to 1 May 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.

Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (87.50%) Relational Database
2 18 (75.00%) RDBMS
2 18 (75.00%) SQL Server
3 1 (4.17%) SQLPlus
Development Applications
1 21 (87.50%) Maven
General
1 21 (87.50%) Retail
2 3 (12.50%) Pharmaceutical
2 3 (12.50%) Manufacturing
3 1 (4.17%) Electronics
3 1 (4.17%) Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (87.50%) JSON
1 21 (87.50%) RabbitMQ
1 21 (87.50%) REST
1 21 (87.50%) Servlets
1 21 (87.50%) SOAP
1 21 (87.50%) XML
1 21 (87.50%) ActiveMQ
1 21 (87.50%) Spring
1 21 (87.50%) JMS
1 21 (87.50%) WSDL
1 21 (87.50%) Hibernate
2 18 (75.00%) Java EE
3 1 (4.17%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 21 (87.50%) Analytical Skills
2 18 (75.00%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 21 (87.50%) UNIX
1 21 (87.50%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 21 (87.50%) TDD
3 18 (75.00%) Logistics
3 18 (75.00%) E-Commerce
3 18 (75.00%) Software Architecture
4 15 (62.50%) OOD
5 3 (12.50%) Automated Testing
5 3 (12.50%) OO
5 3 (12.50%) Continuous Improvement
5 3 (12.50%) Continuous Integration
6 2 (8.33%) Agile Software Development
Programming Languages
1 24 (100.00%) Java
2 23 (95.83%) C++
3 21 (87.50%) C
4 2 (8.33%) Python
4 2 (8.33%) C#
5 1 (4.17%) PHP
5 1 (4.17%) Ada
Qualifications
1 23 (95.83%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.17%) QA
Vendors
1 1 (4.17%) Oracle
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Salary: Competitive
Posted: 4 days ago
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Salary: £24000 - £45000 per annum + + Bonus + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago