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 12 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
12 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Software Engineering
Rank 27 25 30
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +5
Permanent jobs citing Software Engineering 19 19 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Stockport 10.33% 8.56% 5.19%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 10.92% 9.50% 6.72%
Number of salaries quoted 12 13 7
Average salary £47,500 £32,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+48.43% -8.57%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £31,000 £34,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,000 £36,500 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -
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
174 200 119
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Stockport 94.57% 90.09% 77.27%
Number of salaries quoted 161 186 100
Average salary £40,000 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+14.28% -
90% offered a salary of more than £31,500 £27,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £50,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -

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
Salary Histogram in Stockport

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Software Engineering across the Stockport region over the 3 months to 12 February 2016.

Software Engineering Salary Histogram in Stockport

Software Engineering
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Stockport

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, 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 18 (62.07%) Agile Software Development
2 17 (58.62%) C#
2 17 (58.62%) SQL Server
3 16 (55.17%) C++
4 15 (51.72%) Java
4 15 (51.72%) .NET
4 15 (51.72%) Windows
4 15 (51.72%) Enterprise Software
5 14 (48.28%) Visual Studio
6 13 (44.83%) Linux
7 10 (34.48%) Relational Database
7 10 (34.48%) Degree
7 10 (34.48%) Team Foundation Server
8 9 (31.03%) REST
8 9 (31.03%) TDD
9 8 (27.59%) Scrum
9 8 (27.59%) Web Services
9 8 (27.59%) Unix
9 8 (27.59%) N-Tier
9 8 (27.59%) Multithreading
9 8 (27.59%) Java EE
10 7 (24.14%) WPF
10 7 (24.14%) Ruby
10 7 (24.14%) Mentoring
11 6 (20.69%) Analytical Skills
11 6 (20.69%) .NET Framework
11 6 (20.69%) LINQ
11 6 (20.69%) Git (software)
11 6 (20.69%) Microsoft Azure
11 6 (20.69%) ASP.NET

Software Engineering
Top Related IT Skills in Stockport by Category

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, 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 3 (10.34%) Node.js
2 1 (3.45%) Apache
2 1 (3.45%) JBoss
Applications
1 1 (3.45%) Doxygen
Cloud Services
1 6 (20.69%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (10.34%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (13.79%) HTTP
1 4 (13.79%) Internet
2 1 (3.45%) Modbus
2 1 (3.45%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (58.62%) SQL Server
2 10 (34.48%) Relational Database
3 5 (17.24%) PostgreSQL
3 5 (17.24%) RDBMS
4 4 (13.79%) SQLite
5 3 (10.34%) Azure SQL Database
5 3 (10.34%) NoSQL
6 1 (3.45%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 14 (48.28%) Visual Studio
2 10 (34.48%) Team Foundation Server
3 6 (20.69%) Git (software)
3 6 (20.69%) Maven
4 5 (17.24%) Gerrit
4 5 (17.24%) Jenkins
5 4 (13.79%) FxCop
5 4 (13.79%) Moq
5 4 (13.79%) NUnit
5 4 (13.79%) StyleCop
5 4 (13.79%) WiX
6 1 (3.45%) CppUnit
6 1 (3.45%) Eclipse
6 1 (3.45%) Gradle
6 1 (3.45%) JUnit
6 1 (3.45%) Selenium
General
1 5 (17.24%) Retail
Job Titles
1 17 (58.62%) Software Engineer
2 15 (51.72%) Developer
3 8 (27.59%) C# Software Engineer
3 8 (27.59%) C++ Software Engineer
3 8 (27.59%) Software Developer
4 5 (17.24%) C Software Engineer
4 5 (17.24%) C/C++ Software Engineer
4 5 (17.24%) C++ Developer
4 5 (17.24%) Developer/Software Engineer
4 5 (17.24%) Java Engineer
4 5 (17.24%) Java Software Engineer
4 5 (17.24%) Linux Engineer
4 5 (17.24%) Unix Engineer
4 5 (17.24%) Unix Linux Engineer
5 4 (13.79%) C# Developer
5 4 (13.79%) C# Software Developer
5 4 (13.79%) Lead Developer
6 3 (10.34%) .NET Software Engineer
6 3 (10.34%) Senior .NET Software Engineer
6 3 (10.34%) Senior Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (51.72%) .NET
2 9 (31.03%) REST
3 8 (27.59%) Java EE
3 8 (27.59%) Web Services
4 7 (24.14%) WPF
5 6 (20.69%) .NET Framework
5 6 (20.69%) ASP.NET
5 6 (20.69%) Hibernate
5 6 (20.69%) LINQ
5 6 (20.69%) SOAP
5 6 (20.69%) Spring
6 5 (17.24%) ActiveMQ
6 5 (17.24%) Entity Framework
6 5 (17.24%) JMS
6 5 (17.24%) JSON
6 5 (17.24%) RabbitMQ
6 5 (17.24%) Servlets
6 5 (17.24%) WSDL
6 5 (17.24%) XML
7 4 (13.79%) ASP.NET MVC
Miscellaneous
1 15 (51.72%) Enterprise Software
2 8 (27.59%) N-Tier
3 6 (20.69%) Analytical Skills
4 5 (17.24%) Computer Science
5 2 (6.90%) iPad
6 1 (3.45%) CCTV
6 1 (3.45%) SCADA
Operating Systems
1 15 (51.72%) Windows
2 13 (44.83%) Linux
3 8 (27.59%) Unix
4 5 (17.24%) Mac OS X
5 4 (13.79%) Windows Server 2012
6 3 (10.34%) Windows 8
7 1 (3.45%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (62.07%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (31.03%) TDD
3 8 (27.59%) Multithreading
3 8 (27.59%) Scrum
4 7 (24.14%) Mentoring
5 5 (17.24%) Change Control
5 5 (17.24%) Configuration Management
5 5 (17.24%) Continuous Integration
5 5 (17.24%) E-Commerce
5 5 (17.24%) Logistics
5 5 (17.24%) MVC
5 5 (17.24%) Software Architecture
5 5 (17.24%) SOLID
5 5 (17.24%) Test Strategy
6 4 (13.79%) Dependency Injection
6 4 (13.79%) MVVM
6 4 (13.79%) OO
6 4 (13.79%) SOA
7 3 (10.34%) SDLC
7 3 (10.34%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 17 (58.62%) C#
2 16 (55.17%) C++
3 15 (51.72%) Java
4 7 (24.14%) Ruby
5 6 (20.69%) C
5 6 (20.69%) SQL
6 4 (13.79%) JavaScript
6 4 (13.79%) Shell Script
7 3 (10.34%) PHP
7 3 (10.34%) TypeScript
8 2 (6.90%) Bash Shell
8 2 (6.90%) PowerShell
8 2 (6.90%) Python
Qualifications
1 10 (34.48%) Degree
2 4 (13.79%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 4 (13.79%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 4 (13.79%) Wonderware InTouch
2 1 (3.45%) Hyperic
Vendors
1 4 (13.79%) VMware
1 4 (13.79%) Wonderware
2 2 (6.90%) Microsoft
3 1 (3.45%) Red Hat
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