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 29 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Software Engineering
North West / Manchester
3 months to
29 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 25 25 36
Rank change year-on-year 0 +11  
Permanent jobs citing Software Engineering 348 267 246
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Manchester 8.87% 7.83% 6.55%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 9.70% 8.70% 7.43%
Number of salaries quoted 244 224 209
Median salary £45,000 £47,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.26% +18.75%  
90% offered a salary of more than £30,500 £24,000 £32,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £50,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £43,250 £40,000
% change year-on-year -1.73% +8.12%  

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 3589 3068 3309
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Manchester 91.46% 89.94% 88.08%
Number of salaries quoted 3034 2536 2725
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 £29,500 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £57,500 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £43,000
% change year-on-year - +4.65%  

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 29 March 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 29 March 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
Oldham -2 48 £37,500 +56.25% 6
Stockport -1 12 £42,500 -10.52% 3
Bury -1 6 £50,000 +5.26%
Sale - 6 £27,500 -
Cheadle +1 2 £45,625 -3.94%
Altrincham -22 1 - -
Salford - 1 - - 2
Wigan - 1 £24,000 -
Software Engineering
North West

For the 6 months to 29 March 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.

1 341 (52.46%) Agile Software Development
2 270 (41.54%) C#
3 263 (40.46%) Java
4 242 (37.23%) SQL
4 242 (37.23%) .NET
5 238 (36.62%) HTML
6 229 (35.23%) JavaScript
7 200 (30.77%) Degree
8 187 (28.77%) C++
9 166 (25.54%) OO
10 165 (25.38%) SQL Server
11 159 (24.46%) CSS
11 159 (24.46%) MVC
12 156 (24.00%) jQuery
13 151 (23.23%) Scrum
13 151 (23.23%) ASP.NET
14 149 (22.92%) Continuous Integration
15 139 (21.38%) MySQL
16 138 (21.23%) Linux
17 115 (17.69%) C
18 114 (17.54%) AngularJS
19 113 (17.38%) PHP
19 113 (17.38%) Git (software)
20 112 (17.23%) Web Services
21 109 (16.77%) Web Development
22 106 (16.31%) TDD
23 100 (15.38%) Computer Science
24 88 (13.54%) Microsoft
24 88 (13.54%) Visual Studio
25 85 (13.08%) Python

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 48 (7.38%) Apache Spark
2 41 (6.31%) Elasticsearch
3 35 (5.38%) Apache Pig
4 21 (3.23%) Tomcat
5 12 (1.85%) Apache
5 12 (1.85%) Apache Solr
6 11 (1.69%) WebSphere
7 9 (1.38%) Confluence
7 9 (1.38%) JBoss
8 5 (0.77%) OpenStack
9 4 (0.62%) Umbraco
10 2 (0.31%) Jetty
10 2 (0.31%) nginx
10 2 (0.31%) WebLogic
11 1 (0.15%) Cloud Foundry
11 1 (0.15%) CloudStack
11 1 (0.15%) IIS
11 1 (0.15%) Mongrel
11 1 (0.15%) SharePoint
Applications
1 52 (8.00%) MS Excel
2 2 (0.31%) Chatbot
Business Applications
1 5 (0.77%) Visualfiles
2 1 (0.15%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (0.15%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.15%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 56 (8.62%) Amazon AWS
2 25 (3.85%) Microsoft Azure
3 18 (2.77%) Google Cloud Platform
4 14 (2.15%) GitHub
5 10 (1.54%) Amazon EC2
6 7 (1.08%) Amazon S3
7 5 (0.77%) SaaS
8 4 (0.62%) AWS CloudFormation
9 3 (0.46%) Amazon EMR
9 3 (0.46%) Amazon Kinesis
9 3 (0.46%) Amazon SQS
10 2 (0.31%) Azure Machine Learning
10 2 (0.31%) Cloud Computing
10 2 (0.31%) PaaS
11 1 (0.15%) DigitalOcean
11 1 (0.15%) Heroku
11 1 (0.15%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 31 (4.77%) Internet
2 23 (3.54%) TCP/IP
3 12 (1.85%) HTTP
4 8 (1.23%) Firewall
4 8 (1.23%) Skype
5 7 (1.08%) Ethernet
5 7 (1.08%) RS-232
6 6 (0.92%) DNS
6 6 (0.92%) NAS
6 6 (0.92%) SAN
7 5 (0.77%) Broadband
8 4 (0.62%) Intranet
9 2 (0.31%) iBeacon
9 2 (0.31%) NFC
10 1 (0.15%) SSL
10 1 (0.15%) VPN
10 1 (0.15%) VXLAN
10 1 (0.15%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 165 (25.38%) SQL Server
2 139 (21.38%) MySQL
3 81 (12.46%) Big Data
4 48 (7.38%) Hadoop
4 48 (7.38%) NoSQL
4 48 (7.38%) Relational Database
5 46 (7.08%) MongoDB
6 39 (6.00%) RDBMS
7 35 (5.38%) Apache Hive
8 30 (4.62%) SQL Server 2008
9 16 (2.46%) SQL Server 2000
10 10 (1.54%) SQL Server 2012
11 9 (1.38%) Amazon Redshift
12 7 (1.08%) Data Warehouse
12 7 (1.08%) SQL Server 2014
13 6 (0.92%) PostgreSQL
13 6 (0.92%) SQL Server 2016
14 5 (0.77%) Oracle Database
15 3 (0.46%) Apache Cassandra
15 3 (0.46%) Hazelcast
Development Applications
1 113 (17.38%) Git (software)
2 88 (13.54%) Visual Studio
3 44 (6.77%) Subversion
4 42 (6.46%) Jenkins
5 40 (6.15%) NUnit
6 38 (5.85%) JIRA
7 36 (5.54%) JUnit
8 32 (4.92%) MSTest
9 28 (4.31%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 28 (4.31%) Team Foundation Server
10 23 (3.54%) Mercurial
11 17 (2.62%) GoCD
12 13 (2.00%) Maven
13 12 (1.85%) Hudson
14 11 (1.69%) Eclipse
15 9 (1.38%) Bitbucket
15 9 (1.38%) TeamCity
16 8 (1.23%) Octopus Deploy
17 7 (1.08%) Microsoft Blend
17 7 (1.08%) NuGet
General
1 73 (11.23%) Finance
2 39 (6.00%) Retail
3 28 (4.31%) Games
4 24 (3.69%) Electronics
5 21 (3.23%) Military
6 18 (2.77%) Manufacturing
7 8 (1.23%) Marketing
8 6 (0.92%) Telecoms
9 5 (0.77%) Law
10 4 (0.62%) Advertising
10 4 (0.62%) Aerospace
10 4 (0.62%) Legal
11 3 (0.46%) Automotive
11 3 (0.46%) Banking
11 3 (0.46%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 329 (50.62%) Developer
2 247 (38.00%) Software Engineer
3 91 (14.00%) Java Developer
3 91 (14.00%) Software Developer
4 77 (11.85%) C# Developer
4 77 (11.85%) Java Engineer
5 76 (11.69%) Java Software Engineer
6 70 (10.77%) .NET Developer
7 63 (9.69%) Senior Software Engineer
8 55 (8.46%) Senior Developer
9 52 (8.00%) C# Software Engineer
9 52 (8.00%) Web Developer
10 48 (7.38%) C# .NET Developer
11 44 (6.77%) ASP.NET Developer
12 42 (6.46%) C# Software Developer
13 40 (6.15%) Developer/Software Engineer
13 40 (6.15%) Embedded Engineer
14 39 (6.00%) Java Software Developer
15 36 (5.54%) .NET Software Engineer
15 36 (5.54%) Senior Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 242 (37.23%) .NET
2 238 (36.62%) HTML
3 159 (24.46%) CSS
4 156 (24.00%) jQuery
5 151 (23.23%) ASP.NET
6 114 (17.54%) AngularJS
7 112 (17.23%) Web Services
8 80 (12.31%) WCF
9 79 (12.15%) XML
10 76 (11.69%) Spring
11 73 (11.23%) HTML5
12 63 (9.69%) REST
13 61 (9.38%) ASP.NET MVC
14 58 (8.92%) Node.js
14 58 (8.92%) WPF
15 55 (8.46%) J2EE
16 54 (8.31%) SOAP
17 51 (7.85%) JSON
18 50 (7.69%) Hibernate
19 49 (7.54%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 100 (15.38%) Computer Science
2 54 (8.31%) iPad
3 52 (8.00%) Algorithms
4 41 (6.31%) User Experience
5 37 (5.69%) Data Structures
6 36 (5.54%) Analytical Skills
7 29 (4.46%) Enterprise Software
8 19 (2.92%) PKI
9 18 (2.77%) Internet of Things
10 17 (2.62%) Device Driver
10 17 (2.62%) Mobile App
11 15 (2.31%) Animation
12 11 (1.69%) Cyberthreat
13 8 (1.23%) Cyber Attack
14 7 (1.08%) Industrial Internet of Things
14 7 (1.08%) mHealth
15 6 (0.92%) Management Information System
15 6 (0.92%) Wiki
16 5 (0.77%) Cybercrime
16 5 (0.77%) Xbox
Operating Systems
1 138 (21.23%) Linux
2 70 (10.77%) Windows
3 35 (5.38%) Embedded Linux
4 21 (3.23%) Apple iOS
5 18 (2.77%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 17 (2.62%) Windows XP
7 15 (2.31%) Android
8 8 (1.23%) Mac OS
9 7 (1.08%) Windows Embedded Compact
10 5 (0.77%) CentOS
11 4 (0.62%) Unix
12 3 (0.46%) Windows Server
13 2 (0.31%) Mac OS X
14 1 (0.15%) Ubuntu
14 1 (0.15%) Windows 10
14 1 (0.15%) Windows 7
14 1 (0.15%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 341 (52.46%) Agile Software Development
2 166 (25.54%) OO
3 159 (24.46%) MVC
4 151 (23.23%) Scrum
5 149 (22.92%) Continuous Integration
6 109 (16.77%) Web Development
7 106 (16.31%) TDD
8 82 (12.62%) SDLC
9 81 (12.46%) DevOps
10 60 (9.23%) E-Commerce
11 59 (9.08%) Multithreading
11 59 (9.08%) Validation
12 55 (8.46%) Open Source
13 54 (8.31%) OOD
14 53 (8.15%) Microservices
15 49 (7.54%) Analytics
16 45 (6.92%) Unit Testing
17 44 (6.77%) UML
18 40 (6.15%) Automated Testing
19 38 (5.85%) Data Analytics
Programming Languages
1 270 (41.54%) C#
2 263 (40.46%) Java
3 242 (37.23%) SQL
4 229 (35.23%) JavaScript
5 187 (28.77%) C++
6 115 (17.69%) C
7 113 (17.38%) PHP
8 85 (13.08%) Python
9 67 (10.31%) T-SQL
10 63 (9.69%) Ruby
11 59 (9.08%) Embedded C
12 53 (8.15%) Perl
13 31 (4.77%) Scala
14 29 (4.46%) Embedded C++
15 27 (4.15%) PL/SQL
15 27 (4.15%) VB.NET
16 24 (3.69%) VB
17 20 (3.08%) Go
18 16 (2.46%) Objective-C
19 15 (2.31%) Apple Swift
Qualifications
1 200 (30.77%) Degree
2 39 (6.00%) Security Cleared
3 33 (5.08%) DV Cleared
4 21 (3.23%) HNC
5 20 (3.08%) HND
6 14 (2.15%) ISTQB
7 10 (1.54%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
8 7 (1.08%) ISEB
8 7 (1.08%) PhD
9 3 (0.46%) AWS Certification
9 3 (0.46%) ITIL Certification
10 2 (0.31%) CISSP
10 2 (0.31%) GIAC
10 2 (0.31%) PRINCE2 Certification
11 1 (0.15%) CCNA
11 1 (0.15%) Cisco Certification
11 1 (0.15%) Linux+ Certification
11 1 (0.15%) Microsoft Certification
11 1 (0.15%) Network+ Certification
11 1 (0.15%) SSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 27 (4.15%) QA
2 8 (1.23%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 7 (1.08%) PCI DSS
4 5 (0.77%) WCAG
5 3 (0.46%) SLA
6 1 (0.15%) GDPR
6 1 (0.15%) ISO 9001
6 1 (0.15%) MISRA
System Software
1 46 (7.08%) Docker
2 41 (6.31%) Firmware
3 32 (4.92%) VMware Infrastructure
4 31 (4.77%) Hyper-V
5 9 (1.38%) Virtual Machines
6 6 (0.92%) VMware ESX
6 6 (0.92%) VMware ESXi
7 1 (0.15%) Apache ZooKeeper
7 1 (0.15%) Xen
Systems Management
1 19 (2.92%) Ansible
2 18 (2.77%) Terraform
3 16 (2.46%) Opscode Chef
3 16 (2.46%) Puppet
4 6 (0.92%) SCOM
5 5 (0.77%) HP Quality Center
5 5 (0.77%) Kibana
5 5 (0.77%) Packer
6 1 (0.15%) Grafana
6 1 (0.15%) Graphite
6 1 (0.15%) logstash
6 1 (0.15%) Salt
6 1 (0.15%) Uchiwa
Vendors
1 88 (13.54%) Microsoft
2 53 (8.15%) Oracle
3 45 (6.92%) VMware
4 32 (4.92%) Google
5 17 (2.62%) Red Hat
6 5 (0.77%) LexisNexis
7 4 (0.62%) IBM
8 3 (0.46%) Apple
8 3 (0.46%) Xamarin
8 3 (0.46%) Xilinx
9 2 (0.31%) Intel Security
9 2 (0.31%) Sitecore
10 1 (0.15%) Atlassian
10 1 (0.15%) BEA
10 1 (0.15%) DevExpress
10 1 (0.15%) Northgate
10 1 (0.15%) SAP
10 1 (0.15%) Teradata
10 1 (0.15%) Wonderware
10 1 (0.15%) Zend
Manchester, Lancashire
Head Resourcing
Salary: £35000 per annum + Flexible Benefits, Pension, Health
Posted: 6 hours ago
Greater Manchester
EasyWebRecruitment.com
Salary: £34,619
Posted: 5 hours ago
Greater Manchester
Verticality Ltd
Salary: to £45k DOE + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Stockport, Cheshire
Oscar
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + Competitive Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
Informatiq Consulting
Salary: £25000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 23 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Informatiq Consulting
Salary: £45000 - £60000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 20 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
TEKsystems
Salary: £35000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
Digital Gurus
Salary: £40000.00 - £60000.00 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
ITalent Consultancy
Salary: From £45,000 to £55,000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 21 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Informatiq Consulting
Salary: £55000 - £60000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Greater Manchester
EasyWebRecruitment.com
Salary: From £30,776 per annum
Posted: 4 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Hotfoot Recruitment
Salary: From £50,000 to £60,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
Uniting Ambition
Salary: £70k - 80k per year + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
Experis Ltd
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
Rutherford Grant Recruitment
Salary: £50000.00 per annum + Bonus + Benefits package
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Salary: plus excellent additional benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 45,000
Posted: 2 days ago
Bolton, Lancashire
Ascent People Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Oldham, Lancashire
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £16000 - £25000 per annum + Excellent Benefits + Training
Posted: 5 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Lorien Resourcing
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 5 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: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
Saxon Recruitment Solutions
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits + Bonus
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 25,000 - 35,000
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
C4 Commerce
Salary: From £45,000 to £55,000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Oscar
Salary: £50000 - £52000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
The Bridge Ltd
Salary: Up to £60,000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Burns Sheehan
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum + bonus and excellent benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
The Bridge Ltd
Salary: Up to £60,000 per annum plus benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Salford, Lancashire
Itecco
Salary: £18000 - £25000 per annum
Posted: 22 hours ago