The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Manchester with a requirement for Software Engineering skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Software Engineering over the 3 months to 23 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Software Engineering
North West / Manchester
3 months to
23 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 29 37 45
Rank change year-on-year +8 +8  
Permanent jobs citing Software Engineering 334 210 198
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Manchester 7.98% 5.98% 5.91%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 8.75% 6.63% 6.54%
Number of salaries quoted 270 166 167
Median salary £45,000 £45,829 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -1.80% +14.57%  
90% offered a salary of more than £33,000 £31,250 £29,750
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £58,750 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £45,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year -5.55% +12.50%  

Software Engineering is in the process and methodology skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in Manchester with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Process & Methodology Skills
Manchester
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 3815 3167 3026
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Manchester 91.09% 90.25% 90.25%
Number of salaries quoted 3263 2709 2524
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +12.50%  
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £61,500 £62,500
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £44,000
% change year-on-year - +2.27%  

Software Engineering
Job Vacancy Trend in Manchester

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Manchester citing Software Engineering as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

Job vacancy trend for Software Engineering in Manchester

Software Engineering
Salary Trend in Manchester

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

Salary trend for Software Engineering in Manchester

Software Engineering
Salary Histogram in Manchester

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Software Engineering in Manchester over the 3 months to 23 June 2017.

Salary histogram for Software Engineering in Manchester

Software Engineering
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 Engineering within the Manchester region over the 3 months to 23 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 -7 21 £40,000 -15.78% 8
Cheadle -4 6 £42,000 -11.57%
Oldham 0 4 £37,500 +50.00% 3
Salford -5 3 £45,000 - 2
Wigan - 3 £46,250 -
Bolton -1 2 £40,000 - 1
Bury -6 2 £41,250 -21.42% 1
Sale - 2 £27,500 -
Software Engineering
North West

For the 6 months to 23 June 2017, IT jobs citing Software Engineering also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Manchester region with a requirement for Software Engineering.

1 410 (58.74%) Agile Software Development
2 319 (45.70%) Java
3 283 (40.54%) C#
4 264 (37.82%) .NET
5 239 (34.24%) HTML
6 235 (33.67%) C++
7 231 (33.09%) JavaScript
8 226 (32.38%) SQL
9 224 (32.09%) Degree
10 208 (29.80%) OO
11 184 (26.36%) Scrum
12 173 (24.79%) Linux
13 166 (23.78%) MVC
14 165 (23.64%) CSS
15 163 (23.35%) Continuous Integration
16 150 (21.49%) ASP.NET
17 148 (21.20%) SQL Server
18 141 (20.20%) Web Services
19 134 (19.20%) TDD
20 132 (18.91%) Git (software)
21 127 (18.19%) C
22 116 (16.62%) Computer Science
22 116 (16.62%) jQuery
23 110 (15.76%) Windows
23 110 (15.76%) DevOps
24 109 (15.62%) AngularJS
25 108 (15.47%) Microsoft
26 101 (14.47%) Finance
26 101 (14.47%) Python
27 97 (13.90%) Amazon AWS

Software Engineering
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 43 (6.16%) Apache Spark
2 29 (4.15%) Apache
3 26 (3.72%) Elasticsearch
4 22 (3.15%) Confluence
5 20 (2.87%) Apache Pig
6 14 (2.01%) Tomcat
7 12 (1.72%) OpenStack
8 8 (1.15%) JBoss
9 7 (1.00%) WebSphere
10 5 (0.72%) GlassFish
10 5 (0.72%) Oracle SOA Suite
11 4 (0.57%) CMS
12 3 (0.43%) Apache Solr
12 3 (0.43%) SharePoint
13 2 (0.29%) Jetty
13 2 (0.29%) nginx
13 2 (0.29%) WebLogic
14 1 (0.14%) EPiServer
14 1 (0.14%) IIS
14 1 (0.14%) Umbraco
Applications
1 2 (0.29%) Chatbot
2 1 (0.14%) Photoshop
2 1 (0.14%) SOLIDWORKS
Business Applications
1 16 (2.29%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 2 (0.29%) SAP Hybris
3 1 (0.14%) Dynamics AX
3 1 (0.14%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.14%) Dynamics GP
3 1 (0.14%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 97 (13.90%) Amazon AWS
2 54 (7.74%) Microsoft Azure
3 26 (3.72%) Google Cloud Platform
4 23 (3.30%) GitHub
5 7 (1.00%) Amazon EMR
6 5 (0.72%) AWS CloudFormation
7 4 (0.57%) Amazon EC2
8 3 (0.43%) Amazon Kinesis
8 3 (0.43%) Amazon SQS
8 3 (0.43%) OpenShift
8 3 (0.43%) SaaS
9 2 (0.29%) Amazon ELB
9 2 (0.29%) PaaS
9 2 (0.29%) Route 53
10 1 (0.14%) Azure Machine Learning
10 1 (0.14%) Cloud Computing
10 1 (0.14%) DigitalOcean
10 1 (0.14%) Google App Engine
10 1 (0.14%) Heroku
10 1 (0.14%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 36 (5.16%) TCP/IP
2 26 (3.72%) HTTP
3 25 (3.58%) Internet
4 21 (3.01%) RS-232
5 17 (2.44%) Ethernet
6 9 (1.29%) Intranet
7 6 (0.86%) Skype
8 4 (0.57%) SSL
9 3 (0.43%) Firewall
9 3 (0.43%) VPN
10 2 (0.29%) iBeacon
10 2 (0.29%) NFC
11 1 (0.14%) Bluetooth
11 1 (0.14%) IMAP
11 1 (0.14%) IPsec
11 1 (0.14%) OpenVPN
11 1 (0.14%) PPTP
11 1 (0.14%) SMTP
11 1 (0.14%) VXLAN
11 1 (0.14%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 148 (21.20%) SQL Server
2 94 (13.47%) MySQL
3 84 (12.03%) Big Data
4 65 (9.31%) Hadoop
4 65 (9.31%) Relational Database
5 50 (7.16%) NoSQL
6 36 (5.16%) MongoDB
7 35 (5.01%) RDBMS
8 22 (3.15%) PostgreSQL
9 20 (2.87%) Apache Hive
10 18 (2.58%) SQL Server 2012
11 17 (2.44%) SQL Server 2014
12 13 (1.86%) Apache Cassandra
13 11 (1.58%) SQL Server 2008
14 10 (1.43%) CouchDB
14 10 (1.43%) SQL Server Integration Services
14 10 (1.43%) SQL Server Reporting Services
15 7 (1.00%) Amazon Redshift
15 7 (1.00%) SQL Server 2016
16 4 (0.57%) SQL Server 2000
Development Applications
1 132 (18.91%) Git (software)
2 92 (13.18%) Visual Studio
3 68 (9.74%) Jenkins
4 62 (8.88%) Subversion
5 60 (8.60%) JUnit
6 56 (8.02%) NUnit
7 45 (6.45%) JIRA
8 42 (6.02%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 42 (6.02%) MSTest
9 29 (4.15%) Team Foundation Server
10 23 (3.30%) Bitbucket
11 22 (3.15%) Mercurial
12 21 (3.01%) EasyMock
13 17 (2.44%) Microsoft Blend
13 17 (2.44%) MSI
13 17 (2.44%) NuGet
13 17 (2.44%) TeamCity
13 17 (2.44%) WiX
14 16 (2.29%) GoCD
14 16 (2.29%) Maven
General
1 101 (14.47%) Finance
2 46 (6.59%) Games
3 44 (6.30%) Electronics
4 38 (5.44%) Marketing
5 35 (5.01%) Manufacturing
6 26 (3.72%) Retail
7 21 (3.01%) Telecoms
8 10 (1.43%) Aerospace
8 10 (1.43%) Banking
9 8 (1.15%) Automotive
9 8 (1.15%) Military
10 5 (0.72%) Legal
11 4 (0.57%) Advertising
12 3 (0.43%) Multimedia
13 1 (0.14%) General Ledger
13 1 (0.14%) Music Industry
13 1 (0.14%) Pharmaceutical
13 1 (0.14%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 313 (44.84%) Software Engineer
2 311 (44.56%) Developer
3 109 (15.62%) Java Engineer
4 106 (15.19%) Java Developer
5 105 (15.04%) Java Software Engineer
6 94 (13.47%) Software Developer
7 85 (12.18%) Senior Software Engineer
8 67 (9.60%) .NET Developer
9 64 (9.17%) C# Developer
10 56 (8.02%) Senior Developer
11 54 (7.74%) C# Software Engineer
12 53 (7.59%) C# .NET Developer
13 51 (7.31%) C++ Software Engineer
14 50 (7.16%) Developer/Software Engineer
15 43 (6.16%) Embedded Engineer
15 43 (6.16%) Java Software Developer
16 38 (5.44%) Linux Engineer
17 37 (5.30%) .NET Software Engineer
18 34 (4.87%) Senior Java Developer
19 30 (4.30%) Junior
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 264 (37.82%) .NET
2 239 (34.24%) HTML
3 165 (23.64%) CSS
4 150 (21.49%) ASP.NET
5 141 (20.20%) Web Services
6 116 (16.62%) jQuery
7 109 (15.62%) AngularJS
8 96 (13.75%) XML
9 86 (12.32%) HTML5
10 85 (12.18%) Spring
11 77 (11.03%) REST
12 71 (10.17%) ASP.NET MVC
13 69 (9.89%) Node.js
14 62 (8.88%) WCF
15 56 (8.02%) WPF
16 52 (7.45%) Java EE
17 51 (7.31%) SOAP
18 50 (7.16%) JSON
18 50 (7.16%) React
18 50 (7.16%) Silverlight
Miscellaneous
1 116 (16.62%) Computer Science
2 52 (7.45%) Data Structures
3 50 (7.16%) Algorithms
4 46 (6.59%) Greenfield Project
5 44 (6.30%) User Experience
6 43 (6.16%) Analytical Skills
7 42 (6.02%) Mobile App
8 40 (5.73%) iPad
9 28 (4.01%) Internet of Things
10 25 (3.58%) Enterprise Software
11 18 (2.58%) Cyberthreat
12 17 (2.44%) Industrial Internet of Things
13 14 (2.01%) Device Driver
13 14 (2.01%) PKI
14 13 (1.86%) Animation
14 13 (1.86%) Wiki
15 12 (1.72%) Public Cloud
16 9 (1.29%) Cybercrime
17 8 (1.15%) Cyber Attack
18 6 (0.86%) Hybrid Cloud
Operating Systems
1 173 (24.79%) Linux
2 110 (15.76%) Windows
3 32 (4.58%) Embedded Linux
4 30 (4.30%) Apple iOS
5 28 (4.01%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 26 (3.72%) Windows XP
7 25 (3.58%) Android
8 18 (2.58%) Mac OS
8 18 (2.58%) Unix
9 17 (2.44%) Windows Embedded Compact
10 14 (2.01%) CentOS
11 12 (1.72%) Windows Server
12 8 (1.15%) Windows Server 2012
13 5 (0.72%) Windows Server 2008
14 3 (0.43%) Windows 10
14 3 (0.43%) Windows 7
15 2 (0.29%) Mac OS X
16 1 (0.14%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 410 (58.74%) Agile Software Development
2 208 (29.80%) OO
3 184 (26.36%) Scrum
4 166 (23.78%) MVC
5 163 (23.35%) Continuous Integration
6 134 (19.20%) TDD
7 110 (15.76%) DevOps
8 93 (13.32%) Web Development
9 89 (12.75%) Open Source
10 80 (11.46%) SDLC
11 78 (11.17%) Test Automation
12 69 (9.89%) Multithreading
13 67 (9.60%) OOD
14 65 (9.31%) Unit Testing
15 61 (8.74%) Analytics
16 57 (8.17%) Continuous Delivery
17 56 (8.02%) E-Commerce
18 55 (7.88%) Validation
19 52 (7.45%) Kanban
19 52 (7.45%) UML
Programming Languages
1 319 (45.70%) Java
2 283 (40.54%) C#
3 235 (33.67%) C++
4 231 (33.09%) JavaScript
5 226 (32.38%) SQL
6 127 (18.19%) C
7 101 (14.47%) Python
8 92 (13.18%) PHP
9 63 (9.03%) Ruby
10 57 (8.17%) Embedded C
11 53 (7.59%) T-SQL
12 42 (6.02%) Perl
13 27 (3.87%) Embedded C++
13 27 (3.87%) PL/SQL
14 25 (3.58%) Scala
15 24 (3.44%) Go
16 22 (3.15%) VB
17 17 (2.44%) XAML
18 16 (2.29%) Apple Swift
18 16 (2.29%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 224 (32.09%) Degree
2 53 (7.59%) Computer Science Degree
3 40 (5.73%) Security Cleared
4 21 (3.01%) DV Cleared
5 18 (2.58%) HNC
5 18 (2.58%) HND
6 16 (2.29%) Numerate Degree
6 16 (2.29%) PhD
7 11 (1.58%) ISTQB
8 8 (1.15%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
9 6 (0.86%) ISEB
10 3 (0.43%) AWS Certification
10 3 (0.43%) ITIL Certification
11 1 (0.14%) CCNA
11 1 (0.14%) Cisco Certification
11 1 (0.14%) CISSP
11 1 (0.14%) Microsoft Certification
11 1 (0.14%) PMP
11 1 (0.14%) SANS
11 1 (0.14%) SSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 39 (5.59%) QA
2 5 (0.72%) SLA
3 3 (0.43%) WCAG
4 1 (0.14%) GCP
4 1 (0.14%) GDPR
4 1 (0.14%) ISO 13485
4 1 (0.14%) ISO 9001
4 1 (0.14%) MISRA
4 1 (0.14%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 42 (6.02%) Firmware
2 41 (5.87%) Docker
3 20 (2.87%) VMware Infrastructure
4 16 (2.29%) Hyper-V
5 8 (1.15%) Virtual Machines
6 2 (0.29%) vSphere
7 1 (0.14%) etcd
7 1 (0.14%) flannel
7 1 (0.14%) Xen
Systems Management
1 35 (5.01%) Opscode Chef
2 34 (4.87%) Puppet
3 31 (4.44%) Ansible
4 16 (2.29%) Kibana
4 16 (2.29%) Terraform
5 6 (0.86%) Packer
6 5 (0.72%) HP Quality Center
7 2 (0.29%) Kubernetes
7 2 (0.29%) Rundeck
7 2 (0.29%) Salt
8 1 (0.14%) Capistrano
8 1 (0.14%) Consul
8 1 (0.14%) logstash
8 1 (0.14%) Sysdig
Vendors
1 108 (15.47%) Microsoft
2 39 (5.59%) Google
3 35 (5.01%) Oracle
4 28 (4.01%) Red Hat
5 25 (3.58%) VMware
6 18 (2.58%) SAP
7 11 (1.58%) Xamarin
8 4 (0.57%) Atlassian
8 4 (0.57%) Freescale
9 3 (0.43%) hybris
9 3 (0.43%) SaltStack
9 3 (0.43%) Sun
9 3 (0.43%) Xilinx
10 2 (0.29%) Apple
10 2 (0.29%) McAfee
10 2 (0.29%) Sitecore
10 2 (0.29%) Zend
11 1 (0.14%) Adobe
11 1 (0.14%) Northgate
11 1 (0.14%) SolarWinds
Oldham, Lancashire
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £16000 - £25000 per annum + Excellent Benefits + Training
Posted: Yesterday
Stockport, Cheshire
Reed Technology
Salary: £18000 - £25000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 18 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
The Bridge Ltd
Salary: Up to £60,000 per annum
Posted: 16 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
onezeero.
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Benfits, Bonus
Posted: 17 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
The Bridge Ltd
Salary: Up to £60,000 per annum plus benefits
Posted: 16 hours ago
Stockport, Cheshire
Oscar
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + Bonus & Benefits Package
Posted: 15 hours ago
Stockport, Cheshire
AWD Recruitment
Salary: £40,000 - £60,000 + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Stockport, Cheshire
AWD Recruitment
Salary: up to £60,000 + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Salford, Lancashire
Sanderson
Salary: £25000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Oscar
Salary: £50000 - £52000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
Spring Technology
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Hotfoot Recruitment
Salary: From £50,000 to £60,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Salary: plus excellent additional benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Digital Gurus
Salary: negotiable + benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Nigel Frank International Ltd
Salary: £60 - £80000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Stockport, Cheshire
AWD Recruitment
Salary: £75,000 - £90,000 + Bonus + Car Allowance + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Salford, Lancashire
Sanderson
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + Bonus for being DV cleared
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £40000 - £47000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Ronald James Group
Salary: From £40,000 to £60,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Stockport, Cheshire
Searchability
Salary: £40000 - £48000 per annum + Bonus, Pension, Health Insurance
Posted: 6 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Modis International
Salary: £55000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Digital Gurus
Salary: negotiable + benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Greater Manchester
Colston Consulting
Salary: £40000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 45,000 - 60,000 + Bens
Posted: 3 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Digital Gurus
Salary: negotiable + benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Hotfoot Recruitment
Salary: Up to £60,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Altrincham, Cheshire
Mentor graphics (Ireland)
Salary: Competitive Salary + Benefits
Posted: 7 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
GCHQ
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 16 days ago
Bury, Lancashire
Austin Fraser
Salary: £25000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago