The median annual salary for a Software Engineer was £50,000 in advertised job vacancies in Manchester during the 3 months to 27 June 2017.

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

Software Engineer
North West / Manchester
3 months to
27 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 71 99 96
Rank change year-on-year +28 -3  
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Engineer 176 83 89
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Manchester 4.18% 2.37% 2.69%
As % of the Job Titles category 4.27% 2.41% 2.78%
Number of salaries quoted 138 64 78
Median salary £50,000 £44,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +12.35% +11.25%  
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £32,858 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,750 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year - +6.25%  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in permanent job vacancies advertised in Manchester. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such, the figures in the first row provide an indication of the number of permanent jobs in our overall sample.

IT Job Roles
Manchester
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 4120 3439 3202
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Manchester 97.84% 98.14% 96.80%
Number of salaries quoted 3526 2957 2668
Median salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% -  
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +2.40% +3.75%  

Software Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in Manchester

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Manchester that featured Software Engineer in the job title.

Job vacancy trend for Software Engineer in Manchester

Software Engineer
Salary Trend in Manchester

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

Salary trend for Software Engineer in Manchester

Software Engineer
Salary Histogram in Manchester

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Software Engineer in Manchester over the 3 months to 27 June 2017.

Salary histogram for Software Engineer in Manchester

Software 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 Engineer within the Manchester region over the 3 months to 27 June 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Stockport -11 7 £42,500 +21.42% 5
Salford -5 2 £45,000 - 2
Cheadle -7 2 £40,000 -15.78%
Wigan - 1 £37,500 -
Software Engineer
North West

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

For the 6 months to 27 June 2017, Software 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 Engineer in the job title.

1 315 (99.37%) Software Engineering
2 196 (61.83%) Agile Software Development
3 194 (61.20%) Java
4 143 (45.11%) C++
5 129 (40.69%) HTML
5 129 (40.69%) OO
6 126 (39.75%) C#
7 105 (33.12%) JavaScript
8 102 (32.18%) Continuous Integration
9 99 (31.23%) .NET
10 95 (29.97%) SQL
11 92 (29.02%) Scrum
12 89 (28.08%) CSS
13 83 (26.18%) Degree
13 83 (26.18%) Linux
14 78 (24.61%) Git (software)
15 73 (23.03%) Web Services
16 70 (22.08%) Open Source
17 68 (21.45%) C
18 63 (19.87%) XML
19 62 (19.56%) Python
20 61 (19.24%) TDD
21 60 (18.93%) Windows
22 58 (18.30%) jQuery
23 57 (17.98%) Subversion
23 57 (17.98%) DevOps
24 55 (17.35%) Big Data
25 54 (17.03%) ASP.NET
26 50 (15.77%) Amazon AWS
26 50 (15.77%) MVC

Software 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:

Application Platforms
1 26 (8.20%) Apache Spark
2 25 (7.89%) Apache
3 15 (4.73%) Confluence
4 12 (3.79%) Elasticsearch
5 8 (2.52%) Apache Pig
5 8 (2.52%) Tomcat
6 7 (2.21%) OpenStack
7 5 (1.58%) WebSphere
8 3 (0.95%) JBoss
9 2 (0.63%) Apache Solr
10 1 (0.32%) Jetty
10 1 (0.32%) Mule
10 1 (0.32%) WebLogic
Applications
1 2 (0.63%) Chatbot
2 1 (0.32%) SOLIDWORKS
Business Applications
1 15 (4.73%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (0.32%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 50 (15.77%) Amazon AWS
2 24 (7.57%) Microsoft Azure
3 14 (4.42%) GitHub
4 11 (3.47%) Google Cloud Platform
5 7 (2.21%) Amazon EMR
6 3 (0.95%) OpenShift
7 2 (0.63%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 18 (5.68%) HTTP
2 10 (3.15%) TCP/IP
3 4 (1.26%) RS-232
3 4 (1.26%) SSL
4 2 (0.63%) iBeacon
4 2 (0.63%) Internet
4 2 (0.63%) NFC
5 1 (0.32%) Bluetooth
5 1 (0.32%) Firewall
5 1 (0.32%) IMAP
5 1 (0.32%) SMTP
5 1 (0.32%) SS7
5 1 (0.32%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 55 (17.35%) Big Data
2 43 (13.56%) Hadoop
2 43 (13.56%) NoSQL
3 42 (13.25%) SQL Server
4 37 (11.67%) MySQL
5 33 (10.41%) Relational Database
6 22 (6.94%) PostgreSQL
7 16 (5.05%) MongoDB
8 12 (3.79%) Apache Cassandra
9 9 (2.84%) Apache Hive
10 7 (2.21%) Amazon Redshift
10 7 (2.21%) CouchDB
11 6 (1.89%) RDBMS
12 4 (1.26%) Apache Accumulo
13 3 (0.95%) SQLite
14 1 (0.32%) Couchbase
14 1 (0.32%) HBase
14 1 (0.32%) Redis
14 1 (0.32%) SQL Server 2012
14 1 (0.32%) Sqoop
Development Applications
1 78 (24.61%) Git (software)
2 57 (17.98%) Subversion
3 41 (12.93%) Visual Studio
4 37 (11.67%) NUnit
5 30 (9.46%) Jenkins
6 27 (8.52%) JUnit
7 25 (7.89%) MSTest
8 22 (6.94%) Mercurial
9 20 (6.31%) Atlassian Bamboo
10 18 (5.68%) EasyMock
11 17 (5.36%) JIRA
12 16 (5.05%) Bitbucket
13 15 (4.73%) TeamCity
14 11 (3.47%) Eclipse
15 10 (3.15%) Maven
16 9 (2.84%) Team Foundation Server
17 5 (1.58%) GoCD
17 5 (1.58%) Hudson
17 5 (1.58%) MSBuild
17 5 (1.58%) Octopus Deploy
General
1 46 (14.51%) Finance
2 31 (9.78%) Games
3 27 (8.52%) Electronics
4 24 (7.57%) Manufacturing
5 18 (5.68%) Telecoms
6 17 (5.36%) Marketing
7 11 (3.47%) Retail
8 7 (2.21%) Aerospace
8 7 (2.21%) Automotive
9 6 (1.89%) Banking
10 5 (1.58%) Legal
11 2 (0.63%) Advertising
12 1 (0.32%) Publishing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 129 (40.69%) HTML
2 99 (31.23%) .NET
3 89 (28.08%) CSS
4 73 (23.03%) Web Services
5 63 (19.87%) XML
6 58 (18.30%) jQuery
7 54 (17.03%) ASP.NET
8 48 (15.14%) Spring
9 47 (14.83%) HTML5
10 42 (13.25%) AngularJS
11 38 (11.99%) SOAP
12 37 (11.67%) Node.js
12 37 (11.67%) WCF
13 36 (11.36%) WPF
14 32 (10.09%) Java EE
14 32 (10.09%) XSLT
15 30 (9.46%) RESTful
16 29 (9.15%) JSON
17 27 (8.52%) React
18 26 (8.20%) ASP.NET MVC
Miscellaneous
1 36 (11.36%) Computer Science
2 29 (9.15%) Data Structures
3 28 (8.83%) Algorithms
4 20 (6.31%) Analytical Skills
5 19 (5.99%) Greenfield Project
6 16 (5.05%) Cyberthreat
6 16 (5.05%) Enterprise Software
6 16 (5.05%) Mobile App
7 14 (4.42%) User Experience
8 12 (3.79%) Wiki
9 11 (3.47%) Public Cloud
10 9 (2.84%) Cybercrime
11 6 (1.89%) Animation
12 5 (1.58%) Embedded Systems
12 5 (1.58%) Online Banking
12 5 (1.58%) PKI
13 4 (1.26%) Device Driver
13 4 (1.26%) N-Tier
14 3 (0.95%) Cyber Attack
15 2 (0.63%) Internet of Things
Operating Systems
1 83 (26.18%) Linux
2 60 (18.93%) Windows
3 24 (7.57%) Windows XP
4 16 (5.05%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 13 (4.10%) Unix
6 12 (3.79%) CentOS
7 11 (3.47%) Embedded Linux
8 8 (2.52%) Android
9 7 (2.21%) Apple iOS
10 3 (0.95%) Windows 10
10 3 (0.95%) Windows 7
10 3 (0.95%) Windows Server
10 3 (0.95%) Windows Server 2012
11 2 (0.63%) Mac OS X
12 1 (0.32%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 315 (99.37%) Software Engineering
2 196 (61.83%) Agile Software Development
3 129 (40.69%) OO
4 102 (32.18%) Continuous Integration
5 92 (29.02%) Scrum
6 70 (22.08%) Open Source
7 61 (19.24%) TDD
8 57 (17.98%) DevOps
9 50 (15.77%) MVC
10 38 (11.99%) Analytics
10 38 (11.99%) Service Delivery
11 37 (11.67%) Test Automation
12 34 (10.73%) Continuous Delivery
13 32 (10.09%) UML
14 28 (8.83%) Use Case
15 26 (8.20%) DSDM
15 26 (8.20%) Kanban
15 26 (8.20%) RUP
16 25 (7.89%) OOP
16 25 (7.89%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 194 (61.20%) Java
2 143 (45.11%) C++
3 126 (39.75%) C#
4 105 (33.12%) JavaScript
5 95 (29.97%) SQL
6 68 (21.45%) C
7 62 (19.56%) Python
8 34 (10.73%) PHP
8 34 (10.73%) Ruby
9 27 (8.52%) Embedded C
9 27 (8.52%) T-SQL
10 25 (7.89%) PL/SQL
11 19 (5.99%) Scala
12 17 (5.36%) Go
12 17 (5.36%) Perl
13 14 (4.42%) Embedded C++
14 12 (3.79%) Shell Script
14 12 (3.79%) TypeScript
15 11 (3.47%) VB
16 9 (2.84%) VB6
Qualifications
1 83 (26.18%) Degree
2 32 (10.09%) Security Cleared
3 16 (5.05%) DV Cleared
4 5 (1.58%) Computer Science Degree
5 4 (1.26%) Numerate Degree
6 2 (0.63%) HND
6 2 (0.63%) PhD
7 1 (0.32%) CCNA
7 1 (0.32%) Cisco Certification
7 1 (0.32%) CISSP
7 1 (0.32%) GIAC
7 1 (0.32%) Linux+ Certification
7 1 (0.32%) MCSE
7 1 (0.32%) Microsoft Certification
7 1 (0.32%) Network+ Certification
7 1 (0.32%) SANS
7 1 (0.32%) SSCP
7 1 (0.32%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (3.15%) QA
2 1 (0.32%) ISO 13485
System Software
1 21 (6.62%) Firmware
2 12 (3.79%) Docker
3 4 (1.26%) Hyper-V
3 4 (1.26%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (0.32%) Apache Flume
4 1 (0.32%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 21 (6.62%) Puppet
2 20 (6.31%) Opscode Chef
3 17 (5.36%) Ansible
4 7 (2.21%) Kibana
5 5 (1.58%) Terraform
6 1 (0.32%) logstash
6 1 (0.32%) Packer
6 1 (0.32%) Salt
Vendors
1 33 (10.41%) Microsoft
2 19 (5.99%) Google
3 16 (5.05%) Red Hat
4 15 (4.73%) SAP
5 8 (2.52%) VMware
6 6 (1.89%) Oracle
7 5 (1.58%) Xamarin
8 4 (1.26%) Atlassian
8 4 (1.26%) Freescale
8 4 (1.26%) Sun
9 2 (0.63%) Apple
9 2 (0.63%) Cloudera
9 2 (0.63%) McAfee
9 2 (0.63%) Zend
10 1 (0.32%) IBM
10 1 (0.32%) Xilinx
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Salary: From £50,000 to £60,000 per annum
Posted: 12 hours ago
Manchester
ECOM
Salary: £50000 - £80000 per annum + Flexible working & benefits
Posted: Yesterday
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Stockport, Cheshire
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Salary: £Competitive + Benefits
Posted: 9 hours ago
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Salary: £35000 - £48000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 4 days ago
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Salary: £45000 - £65000 per annum + Package
Posted: 2 days ago
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Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £16000 - £25000 per annum + Excellent Benefits + Training
Posted: 5 days ago
Stockport, Cheshire
Searchability
Salary: £40000 - £48000 per annum + Bonus, Pension, Health Insurance
Posted: 4 days ago
Salford, Lancashire
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Salary: £25000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 7 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Salary: Up to £53,000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Greater Manchester
BOSCH Automotive Service Solutions
Salary: £Competitive + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Stockport, Cheshire
AWD Recruitment
Salary: £40,000 - £60,000 + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
BOSCH Automotive Service Solutions
Salary: Competitive + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
The Bridge Ltd
Salary: Up to £60,000 per annum plus benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Manchester
Applause IT Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £47000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 11 days ago
Salford, Lancashire
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Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + Bonus for being DV cleared
Posted: 7 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Oscar
Salary: £50000 - £52000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Stockport, Cheshire
AWD Recruitment
Salary: up to £60,000 + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Manchester
ECOM
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 12 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Ronald James Group
Salary: From £40,000 to £60,000 per annum
Posted: 7 days ago
Manchester
ECOM
Salary: £45000 - £65000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 22 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
GCHQ
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 21 days ago
Altrincham, Cheshire
Mentor graphics (Ireland)
Salary: Competitive Salary + Benefits
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Manchester
Nigel Frank International
Salary: £60 - £80000 per annum
Posted: 12 days ago
Altrincham
Applause IT Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £55000 per annum + benefits + start up
Posted: 18 days ago
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BOSCH Automotive Service Solutions
Salary: £Competitive + Benefits
Posted: 18 days ago
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People Source Consulting
Salary: £48000 - £60000 per annum + bonus + benefits
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