The table below looks at the statistics for Software Engineering skills in IT jobs advertised for the Stockport region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Software Engineering over the 3 months to 30 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Software Engineering
Rank 29 27 13
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -14
Permanent jobs citing Software Engineering 16 13 33
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Stockport 6.69% 8.44% 17.28%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 7.69% 11.11% 19.64%
Number of salaries quoted 10 12 33
Average salary £32,000 £35,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-8.57% +7.69%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,900 £32,500 £26,300
10% offered a salary of more than £37,550 £45,000 £38,400
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%
Software Engineering
Manchester

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in permanent jobs advertised in the Stockport region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Stockport
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
208 117 168
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Stockport 87.03% 75.97% 87.96%
Number of salaries quoted 190 98 168
Average salary £35,000 £35,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +7.69%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £25,000 £25,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £43,400 £51,200
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

Software Engineering
Jobs Demand Trend in Stockport

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Software Engineering across the Stockport region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Software Engineering Jobs Demand Trend in Stockport

Software Engineering
Salary Trend in Stockport

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Software Engineering across the Stockport region.

Software Engineering Salary Trend in Stockport

Software Engineering
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Stockport

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, IT jobs across the Stockport region citing Software Engineering also 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 that cited Software Engineering.

1 17 (80.95%) Degree
2 12 (57.14%) Agile Software Development
2 12 (57.14%) Java
3 10 (47.62%) Spring
3 10 (47.62%) C++
3 10 (47.62%) Linux
3 10 (47.62%) XML
3 10 (47.62%) Relational Database
4 9 (42.86%) UNIX
4 9 (42.86%) SQL Server
4 9 (42.86%) Servlets
4 9 (42.86%) Maven
4 9 (42.86%) TDD
4 9 (42.86%) JSON
4 9 (42.86%) Hibernate
5 8 (38.10%) Retail
5 8 (38.10%) ActiveMQ
5 8 (38.10%) SOAP
5 8 (38.10%) C
5 8 (38.10%) WSDL
5 8 (38.10%) E-Commerce
5 8 (38.10%) JMS
5 8 (38.10%) OOD
5 8 (38.10%) REST
5 8 (38.10%) RabbitMQ
5 8 (38.10%) Analytical Skills
6 7 (33.33%) Enterprise Software
6 7 (33.33%) Software Architecture
6 7 (33.33%) RDBMS
6 7 (33.33%) C#

Software Engineering
Top Related IT Skills in Stockport by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, IT jobs across the Stockport region citing Software Engineering also 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 that cited Software Engineering. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (4.76%) JBoss
1 1 (4.76%) Apache
1 1 (4.76%) Tomcat
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (47.62%) Relational Database
2 9 (42.86%) SQL Server
3 7 (33.33%) RDBMS
4 2 (9.52%) MySQL
4 2 (9.52%) PostgreSQL
5 1 (4.76%) SQLite
Development Applications
1 9 (42.86%) Maven
2 2 (9.52%) Git (software)
2 2 (9.52%) Jenkins
2 2 (9.52%) Gerrit
3 1 (4.76%) NUnit
3 1 (4.76%) Xcode
3 1 (4.76%) Eclipse
3 1 (4.76%) JUnit
3 1 (4.76%) Visual Studio
3 1 (4.76%) Gradle
3 1 (4.76%) WiX
3 1 (4.76%) FxCop
3 1 (4.76%) StyleCop
3 1 (4.76%) Moq
3 1 (4.76%) Selenium
General
1 8 (38.10%) Retail
2 1 (4.76%) Marketing
2 1 (4.76%) Manufacturing
2 1 (4.76%) Publishing
2 1 (4.76%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 11 (52.38%) Software Engineer
2 5 (23.81%) Developer
3 3 (14.29%) C# Developer
4 2 (9.52%) Software Manager
5 1 (4.76%) Java Software Engineer
5 1 (4.76%) Technical Support Consultant
5 1 (4.76%) Java Developer
5 1 (4.76%) Consultant
5 1 (4.76%) Technical Support
5 1 (4.76%) Technical Consultant
5 1 (4.76%) Support Consultant
5 1 (4.76%) iOS Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (47.62%) Spring
1 10 (47.62%) XML
2 9 (42.86%) Servlets
2 9 (42.86%) JSON
2 9 (42.86%) Hibernate
3 8 (38.10%) ActiveMQ
3 8 (38.10%) SOAP
3 8 (38.10%) WSDL
3 8 (38.10%) JMS
3 8 (38.10%) REST
3 8 (38.10%) RabbitMQ
4 7 (33.33%) Web Services
4 7 (33.33%) Java EE
5 5 (23.81%) Ninject
5 5 (23.81%) WCF
5 5 (23.81%) LINQ
6 3 (14.29%) HTML
7 2 (9.52%) RESTful
7 2 (9.52%) CSS
7 2 (9.52%) JSP
Miscellaneous
1 8 (38.10%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (33.33%) Enterprise Software
3 3 (14.29%) Computer Science
4 1 (4.76%) iPhone
4 1 (4.76%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 10 (47.62%) Linux
2 9 (42.86%) UNIX
3 2 (9.52%) Windows
4 1 (4.76%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (57.14%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (42.86%) TDD
3 8 (38.10%) E-Commerce
3 8 (38.10%) OOD
4 7 (33.33%) Software Architecture
4 7 (33.33%) Logistics
5 6 (28.57%) Scrum
5 6 (28.57%) Configuration Management
5 6 (28.57%) Change Control
6 5 (23.81%) Dependency Injection
7 3 (14.29%) OO
7 3 (14.29%) Continuous Integration
8 2 (9.52%) Mentoring
8 2 (9.52%) Test Strategy
9 1 (4.76%) Automated Testing
9 1 (4.76%) Regression Testing
9 1 (4.76%) MVC
9 1 (4.76%) iOS Development
9 1 (4.76%) Continuous Improvement
Programming Languages
1 12 (57.14%) Java
2 10 (47.62%) C++
3 8 (38.10%) C
4 7 (33.33%) C#
5 3 (14.29%) Ruby
5 3 (14.29%) JavaScript
6 2 (9.52%) Python
7 1 (4.76%) Shell Script
7 1 (4.76%) SQL
7 1 (4.76%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 17 (80.95%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.76%) QA
System Software
1 1 (4.76%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (4.76%) Hyperic
Vendors
1 5 (23.81%) Wonderware
2 1 (4.76%) VMware
2 1 (4.76%) Facebook
2 1 (4.76%) Twitter
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