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

Location
3 months to
30 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Software Engineering
Rank 42 31 29
Rank change year-on-year
-11 -2
Permanent jobs citing Software Engineering 2 8 20
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Stockport 1.20% 5.37% 7.46%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.38% 7.34% 9.01%
Number of salaries quoted 1 8 20
Average salary £22,500 £25,000 £30,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-10.00% -18.03%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
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
145 109 222
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Stockport 86.83% 73.15% 82.84%
Number of salaries quoted 131 98 210
Average salary £35,000 £35,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +7.69%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £40,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.40% +3.75%

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 September 2014, 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 11 (50.00%) C#
1 11 (50.00%) SQL
1 11 (50.00%) SQL Server
2 10 (45.45%) Web Services
2 10 (45.45%) .NET
2 10 (45.45%) SOA
2 10 (45.45%) Automated Testing
2 10 (45.45%) SQL Server 2005
2 10 (45.45%) TDD
2 10 (45.45%) WCF
2 10 (45.45%) LINQ
2 10 (45.45%) Continuous Integration
2 10 (45.45%) SQL Server 2008
2 10 (45.45%) Ninject
3 5 (22.73%) Logistics
3 5 (22.73%) Enterprise Software
3 5 (22.73%) Computer Science
3 5 (22.73%) Degree
3 5 (22.73%) OO
4 4 (18.18%) Apple
4 4 (18.18%) Internet
4 4 (18.18%) OOD
4 4 (18.18%) Android
4 4 (18.18%) iPhone
4 4 (18.18%) Agile Software Development
4 4 (18.18%) Xcode
4 4 (18.18%) Objective-C
4 4 (18.18%) Mobile App
4 4 (18.18%) Apple iOS
4 4 (18.18%) iOS SDK

Software Engineering
Top Related IT Skills in Stockport by Category

For the 6 months to 30 September 2014, 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.

Communications & Networking
1 4 (18.18%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (50.00%) SQL Server
2 10 (45.45%) SQL Server 2005
2 10 (45.45%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 4 (18.18%) Xcode
2 1 (4.55%) Subversion
2 1 (4.55%) Git (software)
2 1 (4.55%) ClearCase
General
1 2 (9.09%) Retail
Job Titles
1 14 (63.64%) Developer
2 11 (50.00%) Software Engineer
3 10 (45.45%) Software Developer
3 10 (45.45%) .NET Developer
3 10 (45.45%) C# Developer
3 10 (45.45%) C# Software Engineer
3 10 (45.45%) .NET Software Engineer
3 10 (45.45%) C# .NET Developer
4 4 (18.18%) Mobile Applications Developer
4 4 (18.18%) Mobile Developer
4 4 (18.18%) Applications Developer
5 3 (13.64%) Applications Support
5 3 (13.64%) Software Manager
6 2 (9.09%) Applications Support Engineer
6 2 (9.09%) Software Project Manager
6 2 (9.09%) Support Engineer
6 2 (9.09%) Project Manager
7 1 (4.55%) Analyst
7 1 (4.55%) Consultant
7 1 (4.55%) Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (45.45%) Web Services
1 10 (45.45%) WCF
1 10 (45.45%) LINQ
1 10 (45.45%) .NET
1 10 (45.45%) Ninject
2 4 (18.18%) iOS SDK
3 1 (4.55%) HTML
3 1 (4.55%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 5 (22.73%) Computer Science
1 5 (22.73%) Enterprise Software
2 4 (18.18%) Mobile App
2 4 (18.18%) iPhone
2 4 (18.18%) iPad
3 1 (4.55%) Embedded Systems
3 1 (4.55%) Algorithms
Operating Systems
1 4 (18.18%) Android
1 4 (18.18%) Apple iOS
2 3 (13.64%) UNIX
2 3 (13.64%) Linux
3 1 (4.55%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (45.45%) SOA
1 10 (45.45%) Automated Testing
1 10 (45.45%) Continuous Integration
1 10 (45.45%) TDD
2 5 (22.73%) Logistics
2 5 (22.73%) OO
3 4 (18.18%) OOD
3 4 (18.18%) Agile Software Development
4 3 (13.64%) ITIL
4 3 (13.64%) Project Management
4 3 (13.64%) Service Delivery
5 2 (9.09%) Scrum
5 2 (9.09%) E-Commerce
5 2 (9.09%) ERP
5 2 (9.09%) Time Management
5 2 (9.09%) People Management
6 1 (4.55%) Waterfall
6 1 (4.55%) Mentoring
6 1 (4.55%) UML
6 1 (4.55%) RUP
Programming Languages
1 11 (50.00%) C#
1 11 (50.00%) SQL
2 4 (18.18%) Objective-C
3 1 (4.55%) C
3 1 (4.55%) T-SQL
3 1 (4.55%) Ada
3 1 (4.55%) C++
3 1 (4.55%) Java
3 1 (4.55%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 5 (22.73%) Degree
2 1 (4.55%) SC Cleared
2 1 (4.55%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.55%) QA
Vendors
1 4 (18.18%) Apple
2 1 (4.55%) Facebook
2 1 (4.55%) Twitter
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