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 12 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
12 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Software Engineer
Rank 39 37 34
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -3
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Engineer 1 1 12
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Stockport 0.66% 0.64% 4.65%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.69% 0.66% 4.74%
Number of salaries quoted 1 1 12
Average salary £60,000 £36,500 £30,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+64.38% +19.67%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £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
144 152 253
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Stockport 95.36% 97.44% 98.06%
Number of salaries quoted 135 137 241
Average salary £40,000 £32,500 £31,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+23.07% +4.83%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £23,000 £23,400
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £40,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,500 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+1.26% +2.59%

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 12 September 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 12 (100.00%) C#
1 12 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 11 (91.67%) SQL Server 2005
2 11 (91.67%) WCF
2 11 (91.67%) LINQ
2 11 (91.67%) Continuous Integration
2 11 (91.67%) TDD
2 11 (91.67%) Automated Testing
2 11 (91.67%) SQL Server 2008
2 11 (91.67%) Ninject
2 11 (91.67%) SOA
2 11 (91.67%) SQL
2 11 (91.67%) .NET
2 11 (91.67%) SQL Server
2 11 (91.67%) Web Services
3 1 (8.33%) UML
3 1 (8.33%) OO
3 1 (8.33%) RUP
3 1 (8.33%) ClearCase
3 1 (8.33%) Ada
3 1 (8.33%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (8.33%) Project Management
3 1 (8.33%) C++
3 1 (8.33%) Java
3 1 (8.33%) Embedded Systems
3 1 (8.33%) Git (software)
3 1 (8.33%) Waterfall
3 1 (8.33%) C
3 1 (8.33%) Subversion
3 1 (8.33%) SC Cleared

Software Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Stockport by Category

For the 6 months to 12 September 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.

Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (91.67%) SQL Server
1 11 (91.67%) SQL Server 2005
1 11 (91.67%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 1 (8.33%) ClearCase
1 1 (8.33%) Subversion
1 1 (8.33%) Git (software)
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (91.67%) .NET
1 11 (91.67%) Web Services
1 11 (91.67%) WCF
1 11 (91.67%) LINQ
1 11 (91.67%) Ninject
Miscellaneous
1 1 (8.33%) Embedded Systems
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 11 (91.67%) Continuous Integration
2 11 (91.67%) TDD
2 11 (91.67%) Automated Testing
2 11 (91.67%) SOA
3 1 (8.33%) Project Management
3 1 (8.33%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (8.33%) UML
3 1 (8.33%) OO
3 1 (8.33%) RUP
3 1 (8.33%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 12 (100.00%) C#
2 11 (91.67%) SQL
3 1 (8.33%) Ada
3 1 (8.33%) C++
3 1 (8.33%) Java
3 1 (8.33%) C
Qualifications
1 1 (8.33%) SC Cleared
1 1 (8.33%) Security Cleared
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