Period
to 24 November 2017

The median annual salary for a Software Development Engineer was £40,000 in advertised job vacancies in Manchester during the 6 months to 24 November 2017.

The first table below provides salary benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to same period in the previous 2 years.

Software Development Engineer
North West > Manchester
6 months to
24 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 282 285 -
Rank change year-on-year +3 - -
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Development Engineer 6 4 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Manchester 0.076% 0.053% -
As % of the Job Titles category 0.078% 0.055% -
Number of salaries quoted 3 4 0
Manchester median annual salary £40,000 £42,500 -
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.88% - -
North West median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £55,000
% change year-on-year +5.88% -22.73% -

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Manchester. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title that can be normalized. As such, the figures in the second row provide an indication of the number of permanent jobs in our overall sample.

All Permanent IT Job Vacancies
Manchester
Permanent vacancies in Manchester with a recognized job title 7724 7302 7232
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 97.38% 97.45% 96.53%
Number of salaries quoted 6413 6271 6025
Manchester median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +6.25% +6.67%
10th Percentile £26,000 £26,250 £24,500
90th Percentile £65,000 £62,500 £60,000
North West median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +6.25% - +6.67%

Software Development Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in Manchester

Job postings that featured Software Development Engineer in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Manchester.

Job vacancy trend for Software Development Engineer in Manchester

Software Development Engineer
Salary Trend in Manchester

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Software Development Engineer in Manchester.

Salary trend for Software Development Engineer in Manchester

Software Development Engineer
Salary Histogram in Manchester

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Software Development Engineer in Manchester over the 6 months to 24 November 2017.

Salary histogram for Software Development Engineer in Manchester

Software Development Engineer
Job Locations in Manchester

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Software Development Engineer within the Manchester region over the 6 months to 24 November 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Bolton - 1 - -
Stockport - 1 - -
Software Development Engineer
North West

Software Development Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 24 November 2017, Software Development Engineer job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Manchester region featuring Software Development Engineer in the job title.

1 4 (66.67%) C#
1 4 (66.67%) Java
1 4 (66.67%) Web Services
2 3 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 3 (50.00%) SQL
2 3 (50.00%) C
2 3 (50.00%) Selenium
3 2 (33.33%) Test Automation
3 2 (33.33%) WebDriver
3 2 (33.33%) DevOps
3 2 (33.33%) SDET
3 2 (33.33%) Exploratory Testing
3 2 (33.33%) SOAP
3 2 (33.33%) JavaScript
3 2 (33.33%) .NET
3 2 (33.33%) Visual Studio
3 2 (33.33%) CRM
3 2 (33.33%) Regression Testing
3 2 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (33.33%) Software Engineering
3 2 (33.33%) Scrum
3 2 (33.33%) Performance Testing
3 2 (33.33%) SoapUI
4 1 (16.67%) REST
4 1 (16.67%) ITIL V3
4 1 (16.67%) CSS3
4 1 (16.67%) Continuous Improvement
4 1 (16.67%) Responsive Web Design
4 1 (16.67%) Data Analytics
4 1 (16.67%) AngularJS

Software Development Engineer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Manchester by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Business Applications
1 1 (16.67%) LabWindows
Cloud Services
1 1 (16.67%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (16.67%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (16.67%) OpenShift
Development Applications
1 3 (50.00%) Selenium
2 2 (33.33%) SoapUI
2 2 (33.33%) Visual Studio
2 2 (33.33%) WebDriver
3 1 (16.67%) LabVIEW
3 1 (16.67%) Selenium IDE
General
1 1 (16.67%) Electronics
1 1 (16.67%) Finance
1 1 (16.67%) Retail
1 1 (16.67%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (66.67%) Web Services
2 2 (33.33%) .NET
2 2 (33.33%) SOAP
3 1 (16.67%) AngularJS
3 1 (16.67%) ASP.NET
3 1 (16.67%) ASP.NET MVC
3 1 (16.67%) CSS
3 1 (16.67%) CSS3
3 1 (16.67%) Hibernate
3 1 (16.67%) HTML
3 1 (16.67%) HTML5
3 1 (16.67%) NHibernate
3 1 (16.67%) React
3 1 (16.67%) React Native
3 1 (16.67%) REST
Operating Systems
1 1 (16.67%) Android
1 1 (16.67%) Apple iOS
1 1 (16.67%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (33.33%) CRM
1 2 (33.33%) DevOps
1 2 (33.33%) Exploratory Testing
1 2 (33.33%) Performance Testing
1 2 (33.33%) Regression Testing
1 2 (33.33%) Scrum
1 2 (33.33%) SDET
1 2 (33.33%) Software Engineering
1 2 (33.33%) Test Automation
2 1 (16.67%) Business Intelligence
2 1 (16.67%) Data Management
2 1 (16.67%) Kanban
2 1 (16.67%) Mathematics
2 1 (16.67%) Requirements Engineering
2 1 (16.67%) Requirements Management
2 1 (16.67%) TDD
2 1 (16.67%) Time Management
2 1 (16.67%) Unit Testing
2 1 (16.67%) Use Case
Programming Languages
1 4 (66.67%) C#
1 4 (66.67%) Java
2 3 (50.00%) C
2 3 (50.00%) SQL
3 2 (33.33%) JavaScript
4 1 (16.67%) Apple Swift
4 1 (16.67%) Objective-C
4 1 (16.67%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (16.67%) DV Cleared
1 1 (16.67%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (16.67%) QA
System Software
1 1 (16.67%) Docker
Systems Management
1 1 (16.67%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 3 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (16.67%) Xamarin