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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 6 months to 3 July 2022 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Software Engineering
North West > Manchester
6 months to
3 Jul 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 10 11 14
Rank change year-on-year +1 +3 0
Permanent jobs citing Software Engineering 956 631 445
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in Manchester 15.64% 13.71% 12.32%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 16.51% 14.54% 13.14%
Number of salaries quoted 562 523 349
10th Percentile £39,905 £38,000 £38,750
25th Percentile £46,250 £45,000 £45,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £59,513 £57,500 £55,000
Median % change year-on-year +3.50% +4.55% +6.80%
75th Percentile £77,500 £70,000 £63,000
90th Percentile £86,213 £77,250 £70,947
North West median annual salary £57,500 £55,000 £53,700
% change year-on-year +4.55% +2.42% +7.40%

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

All Process and Methodology Skills
Manchester
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 5,791 4,340 3,387
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Manchester 94.72% 94.29% 93.77%
Number of salaries quoted 3,725 3,332 2,783
10th Percentile £32,500 £31,250 £31,500
25th Percentile £41,250 £38,750 £39,750
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £55,000 £50,000 £50,000
Median % change year-on-year +10.00% - +11.11%
75th Percentile £70,000 £65,000 £62,500
90th Percentile £85,000 £78,750 £71,250
North West median annual salary £52,500 £49,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year +6.06% -1.00% +11.11%

Software Engineering
Job Vacancy Trend in Manchester

Job postings citing Software Engineering as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in Manchester.

Job vacancy trend for Software Engineering in Manchester

Software Engineering
Salary Trend in Manchester

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing Software Engineering in Manchester.

Salary trend for Software Engineering in Manchester

Software Engineering
Salary Histogram in Manchester

Salary distribution for jobs citing Software Engineering in Manchester over the 6 months to 3 July 2022.

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 6 months to 3 July 2022. 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
Jobs
Salford -3 31 £50,000 -24.72% 6
Stockport +1 23 £52,500 +59.09% 5
Oldham -12 7 £57,500 +4.07% 2
Stalybridge - 3 - -
Cheadle -9 2 £51,250 +13.89% 1
Bolton -12 2 - - 1
Altrincham +1 1 - -
Wigan -8 1 £77,500 +34.78%
Software Engineering
North West

For the 6 months to 3 July 2022, IT jobs citing Software Engineering also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the Manchester region with a requirement for Software Engineering.

1 647 (67.68%) Agile
2 413 (43.20%) Java
3 357 (37.34%) JavaScript
4 314 (32.85%) AWS
5 311 (32.53%) Azure
6 303 (31.69%) DevOps
7 271 (28.35%) Kubernetes
8 270 (28.24%) React
9 257 (26.88%) Docker
10 242 (25.31%) TDD
11 238 (24.90%) C#
11 238 (24.90%) .NET
12 227 (23.74%) Python
13 224 (23.43%) Microservices
14 223 (23.33%) CI/CD
15 214 (22.38%) Full Stack Development
16 212 (22.18%) Node.js
17 176 (18.41%) SQL
18 175 (18.31%) Git (software)
19 166 (17.36%) TypeScript
20 161 (16.84%) Test Automation
21 154 (16.11%) AngularJS
22 152 (15.90%) Mentoring
23 148 (15.48%) Degree
24 147 (15.38%) Finance
25 140 (14.64%) Go
25 140 (14.64%) .NET Core
25 140 (14.64%) Social Skills
26 134 (14.02%) Scrum
26 134 (14.02%) GCP

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 26 (2.72%) Apache
2 15 (1.57%) Umbraco
3 14 (1.46%) Confluence
4 10 (1.05%) CMS
4 10 (1.05%) SharePoint
5 9 (0.94%) Sitefinity
5 9 (0.94%) WordPress
6 7 (0.73%) Apache Spark
6 7 (0.73%) nginx
7 1 (0.10%) JBoss
7 1 (0.10%) SAS
7 1 (0.10%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 11 (1.15%) Microsoft Office
2 10 (1.05%) Microsoft Excel
3 4 (0.42%) Maple
4 1 (0.10%) Sketch
Cloud Services
1 314 (32.85%) AWS
2 311 (32.53%) Azure
3 134 (14.02%) GCP
4 83 (8.68%) Serverless
5 79 (8.26%) GitHub
6 78 (8.16%) SaaS
7 61 (6.38%) Azure DevOps
8 48 (5.02%) Azure Cosmos DB
9 38 (3.97%) Azure Functions
10 33 (3.45%) Azure Pipelines
11 31 (3.24%) npm
12 26 (2.72%) Azure Logic Apps
12 26 (2.72%) Cloud Computing
13 25 (2.62%) Azure AKS
14 24 (2.51%) Amazon EC2
14 24 (2.51%) AWS CloudFormation
15 23 (2.41%) Azure Service Bus
16 19 (1.99%) GitHub Actions
17 16 (1.67%) OpenShift
18 15 (1.57%) Azure Data Factory
Communications & Networking
1 46 (4.81%) HTTP
2 32 (3.35%) Internet
3 17 (1.78%) SSL
4 10 (1.05%) Network Security
4 10 (1.05%) TCP/IP
5 4 (0.42%) DHCP
5 4 (0.42%) DNS
5 4 (0.42%) FTP
5 4 (0.42%) IPsec
6 2 (0.21%) ATM
6 2 (0.21%) Bluetooth
6 2 (0.21%) Kerberos
7 1 (0.10%) LTE
7 1 (0.10%) MQTT
7 1 (0.10%) RFID
7 1 (0.10%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 96 (10.04%) NoSQL
2 69 (7.22%) MySQL
3 64 (6.69%) MongoDB
4 51 (5.33%) SQL Server
5 47 (4.92%) Big Data
6 34 (3.56%) Relational Database
7 26 (2.72%) PostgreSQL
8 23 (2.41%) Elasticsearch
9 15 (1.57%) Neo4j
9 15 (1.57%) Redis
10 13 (1.36%) DynamoDB
11 11 (1.15%) Apache Cassandra
11 11 (1.15%) DB2
11 11 (1.15%) Hadoop
12 10 (1.05%) Bigtable
12 10 (1.05%) Oracle Database
13 8 (0.84%) Couchbase
13 8 (0.84%) Data Warehouse
14 7 (0.73%) LogicBlox
15 6 (0.63%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 175 (18.31%) Git (software)
2 71 (7.43%) GitLab
3 62 (6.49%) Jenkins
4 56 (5.86%) Cypress.io
5 47 (4.92%) JIRA
6 36 (3.77%) Postman
7 31 (3.24%) SonarQube
8 29 (3.03%) Selenium
9 20 (2.09%) Robot Framework
10 19 (1.99%) JUnit
11 16 (1.67%) Vagrant
12 13 (1.36%) CircleCI
13 11 (1.15%) PHPUnit
14 10 (1.05%) Maven
14 10 (1.05%) Subversion
15 9 (0.94%) TestRail
16 8 (0.84%) Storybook
16 8 (0.84%) TeamCity
16 8 (0.84%) Travis CI
17 7 (0.73%) Jasmine
General
1 147 (15.38%) Finance
2 140 (14.64%) Social Skills
3 85 (8.89%) Banking
4 73 (7.64%) Automotive
5 67 (7.01%) Analytical Skills
6 52 (5.44%) Law
7 46 (4.81%) Inclusion and Diversity
8 44 (4.60%) Public Sector
9 37 (3.87%) Legal
10 35 (3.66%) Marketing
10 35 (3.66%) Retail
11 21 (2.20%) Games
12 19 (1.99%) Aerospace
13 18 (1.88%) Advertising
14 17 (1.78%) Influencing Skills
15 16 (1.67%) Electronics
16 9 (0.94%) Telecoms
17 7 (0.73%) Local Government
17 7 (0.73%) Manufacturing
18 6 (0.63%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 466 (48.74%) Software Engineer
2 269 (28.14%) Developer
3 136 (14.23%) Senior Software Engineer
4 68 (7.11%) Graduate
5 61 (6.38%) Lead Software Engineer
6 51 (5.33%) Full Stack Developer
6 51 (5.33%) Senior Developer
7 45 (4.71%) Java Developer
8 36 (3.77%) Software Developer
9 35 (3.66%) Engineering Manager
10 33 (3.45%) Graduate Software Engineer
11 31 (3.24%) .NET Developer
12 29 (3.03%) Test Engineer
13 28 (2.93%) Software Test Engineer
14 27 (2.82%) C# Developer
15 26 (2.72%) Architect
16 25 (2.62%) Technical Leader
17 24 (2.51%) Java Engineer
18 22 (2.30%) iOS Developer
18 22 (2.30%) PHP Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 270 (28.24%) React
2 238 (24.90%) .NET
3 212 (22.18%) Node.js
4 154 (16.11%) AngularJS
5 140 (14.64%) .NET Core
6 108 (11.30%) RESTful
7 104 (10.88%) HTML
8 101 (10.56%) CSS
9 84 (8.79%) Spring
10 77 (8.05%) REST
11 69 (7.22%) Vue.js
12 64 (6.69%) Kafka
13 53 (5.54%) Spring Boot
14 51 (5.33%) .NET Framework
15 50 (5.23%) HTML5
16 47 (4.92%) ASP.NET
17 40 (4.18%) Angular 2
18 37 (3.87%) Web Services
19 32 (3.35%) React Native
20 31 (3.24%) Puppeteer
Miscellaneous
1 79 (8.26%) User Experience
2 72 (7.53%) Cloud Native
3 60 (6.28%) Mobile App
4 53 (5.54%) Greenfield Project
5 51 (5.33%) Self-Motivation
6 35 (3.66%) IoT
7 24 (2.51%) Data Protection Act
8 21 (2.20%) Cyberattack
9 20 (2.09%) Cybercrime
10 19 (1.99%) NHS
11 18 (1.88%) Algorithms
12 17 (1.78%) Data Structures
13 16 (1.67%) Enterprise Software
13 16 (1.67%) Virtual Team
14 14 (1.46%) Mobile Payment
15 13 (1.36%) Blog
15 13 (1.36%) Management Information System
16 12 (1.26%) Cyber Defence
17 11 (1.15%) BBC
17 11 (1.15%) Blockchain
Operating Systems
1 110 (11.51%) Linux
2 55 (5.75%) Apple iOS
3 44 (4.60%) Android
4 34 (3.56%) Windows
5 17 (1.78%) Unix
6 5 (0.52%) CentOS
6 5 (0.52%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 2 (0.21%) Embedded Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 647 (67.68%) Agile
2 303 (31.69%) DevOps
3 242 (25.31%) TDD
4 224 (23.43%) Microservices
5 223 (23.33%) CI/CD
6 214 (22.38%) Full Stack Development
7 161 (16.84%) Test Automation
8 152 (15.90%) Mentoring
9 134 (14.02%) Scrum
10 133 (13.91%) Problem-Solving
11 123 (12.87%) Continuous Integration
12 111 (11.61%) SDLC
13 107 (11.19%) OO
14 101 (10.56%) Coaching
15 88 (9.21%) Pair Programming
16 77 (8.05%) Software Delivery
17 70 (7.32%) Artificial Intelligence
18 68 (7.11%) Analytics
18 68 (7.11%) Infrastructure as Code
19 66 (6.90%) Event-Driven
Programming Languages
1 413 (43.20%) Java
2 357 (37.34%) JavaScript
3 238 (24.90%) C#
4 227 (23.74%) Python
5 176 (18.41%) SQL
6 166 (17.36%) TypeScript
7 140 (14.64%) Go
8 120 (12.55%) C++
9 59 (6.17%) Scala
10 40 (4.18%) Kotlin
10 40 (4.18%) Ruby
11 39 (4.08%) PHP
12 37 (3.87%) Apple Swift
12 37 (3.87%) C
13 34 (3.56%) T-SQL
14 26 (2.72%) ES6
15 21 (2.20%) Objective-C
16 19 (1.99%) PowerShell
17 15 (1.57%) ES7
17 15 (1.57%) ES8
Qualifications
1 148 (15.48%) Degree
2 127 (13.28%) Security Cleared
3 36 (3.77%) Microsoft Certification
4 25 (2.62%) AWS Certification
4 25 (2.62%) SC Cleared
5 20 (2.09%) Computer Science Degree
6 10 (1.05%) DV Cleared
7 5 (0.52%) DBS Check
7 5 (0.52%) Postgraduate
8 4 (0.42%) Master's Degree
9 2 (0.21%) APMP
9 2 (0.21%) ISEB
9 2 (0.21%) PhD
9 2 (0.21%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
10 1 (0.10%) BPSS Clearance
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 34 (3.56%) QA
2 16 (1.67%) Data Quality
3 1 (0.10%) Accessibility
3 1 (0.10%) SLA
3 1 (0.10%) WCAG
System Software
1 257 (26.88%) Docker
2 4 (0.42%) Postfix
2 4 (0.42%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (0.21%) Firmware
4 1 (0.10%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 271 (28.35%) Kubernetes
2 108 (11.30%) Terraform
3 35 (3.66%) Istio
4 34 (3.56%) Ansible
5 25 (2.62%) Grafana
5 25 (2.62%) Prometheus
6 8 (0.84%) Opscode Chef
6 8 (0.84%) Puppet
7 7 (0.73%) HP Fortify
8 5 (0.52%) Rancher
9 4 (0.42%) Pacemaker
9 4 (0.42%) Podman
10 2 (0.21%) Control-M
10 2 (0.21%) Oozie
11 1 (0.10%) AirWatch
11 1 (0.10%) Kibana
Vendors
1 132 (13.81%) Microsoft
2 53 (5.54%) Google
3 25 (2.62%) Oracle
4 19 (1.99%) QinetiQ
5 12 (1.26%) Dell
5 12 (1.26%) Salesforce.com
6 10 (1.05%) Xamarin
7 7 (0.73%) Checkmarx
7 7 (0.73%) Veracode
8 5 (0.52%) Red Hat
8 5 (0.52%) Syncsort
9 4 (0.42%) Hitachi
9 4 (0.42%) Perforce
9 4 (0.42%) SAP
9 4 (0.42%) VMware
10 3 (0.31%) IBM
10 3 (0.31%) MuleSoft
10 3 (0.31%) Sophos
11 2 (0.21%) Sage
11 2 (0.21%) TOWER Software