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 28 April 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
28 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Software Engineer
Rank - 30 45
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Engineer 0 14 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Stockport - 7.07% 1.94%
As % of the Job Titles category - 7.45% 1.97%
Number of salaries quoted 0 13 5
Average salary - £34,500 £60,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -42.50%
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -
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
132 188 254
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Stockport 99.25% 94.95% 98.45%
Number of salaries quoted 121 172 175
Average salary £37,500 £34,500 £34,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+8.69% +1.47%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £22,500 £26,750
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £50,000 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

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 28 April 2016, 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 11 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 10 (90.91%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (90.91%) Windows
3 9 (81.82%) Visual Studio
4 8 (72.73%) C#
4 8 (72.73%) .NET
4 8 (72.73%) SQL Server
4 8 (72.73%) Web Services
5 7 (63.64%) WPF
5 7 (63.64%) Scrum
6 6 (54.55%) N-Tier
6 6 (54.55%) Multithreading
7 5 (45.45%) Continuous Integration
7 5 (45.45%) Degree
7 5 (45.45%) Computer Science
7 5 (45.45%) Configuration Management
7 5 (45.45%) MVC
7 5 (45.45%) PostgreSQL
7 5 (45.45%) Java
7 5 (45.45%) Linux
7 5 (45.45%) Git (software)
7 5 (45.45%) Team Foundation Server
7 5 (45.45%) Gerrit
7 5 (45.45%) Change Control
7 5 (45.45%) Test Strategy
7 5 (45.45%) Jenkins
7 5 (45.45%) Relational Database
7 5 (45.45%) Mentoring
7 5 (45.45%) SOLID
8 4 (36.36%) Wonderware InTouch

Software Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Stockport by Category

For the 6 months to 28 April 2016, 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 3 (27.27%) Node.js
2 1 (9.09%) Apache
2 1 (9.09%) JBoss
Cloud Services
1 4 (36.36%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (27.27%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (36.36%) HTTP
1 4 (36.36%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (72.73%) SQL Server
2 5 (45.45%) PostgreSQL
2 5 (45.45%) Relational Database
3 4 (36.36%) SQLite
4 3 (27.27%) Azure SQL Database
4 3 (27.27%) NoSQL
5 1 (9.09%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 9 (81.82%) Visual Studio
2 5 (45.45%) Gerrit
2 5 (45.45%) Git (software)
2 5 (45.45%) Jenkins
2 5 (45.45%) Team Foundation Server
3 4 (36.36%) FxCop
3 4 (36.36%) Moq
3 4 (36.36%) NUnit
3 4 (36.36%) StyleCop
3 4 (36.36%) WiX
4 1 (9.09%) Eclipse
4 1 (9.09%) Gradle
4 1 (9.09%) JUnit
4 1 (9.09%) Maven
4 1 (9.09%) Selenium
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (72.73%) .NET
1 8 (72.73%) Web Services
2 7 (63.64%) WPF
3 4 (36.36%) ASP.NET
3 4 (36.36%) ASP.NET MVC
3 4 (36.36%) ASP.NET Web API
3 4 (36.36%) CSS
3 4 (36.36%) HTML
3 4 (36.36%) LINQ
3 4 (36.36%) Ninject
3 4 (36.36%) Regular Expression
3 4 (36.36%) REST
3 4 (36.36%) WCF
4 3 (27.27%) .NET Framework
4 3 (27.27%) AngularJS
4 3 (27.27%) ASP.NET MVC 5
4 3 (27.27%) Entity Framework
4 3 (27.27%) Java EE
4 3 (27.27%) SignalR
4 3 (27.27%) WinForms
Miscellaneous
1 6 (54.55%) N-Tier
2 5 (45.45%) Computer Science
3 2 (18.18%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 10 (90.91%) Windows
2 5 (45.45%) Linux
3 4 (36.36%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (9.09%) Mac OS X
4 1 (9.09%) Unix
4 1 (9.09%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 10 (90.91%) Agile Software Development
3 7 (63.64%) Scrum
4 6 (54.55%) Multithreading
5 5 (45.45%) Change Control
5 5 (45.45%) Configuration Management
5 5 (45.45%) Continuous Integration
5 5 (45.45%) Mentoring
5 5 (45.45%) MVC
5 5 (45.45%) SOLID
5 5 (45.45%) Test Strategy
6 4 (36.36%) Dependency Injection
6 4 (36.36%) MVVM
6 4 (36.36%) OO
6 4 (36.36%) SOA
6 4 (36.36%) TDD
7 2 (18.18%) SDLC
7 2 (18.18%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 8 (72.73%) C#
2 5 (45.45%) Java
3 4 (36.36%) JavaScript
3 4 (36.36%) Ruby
3 4 (36.36%) Shell Script
3 4 (36.36%) SQL
4 3 (27.27%) C++
4 3 (27.27%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 5 (45.45%) Degree
2 4 (36.36%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 4 (36.36%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 4 (36.36%) Wonderware InTouch
2 1 (9.09%) Hyperic
Vendors
1 4 (36.36%) VMware
1 4 (36.36%) Wonderware