Period
to 19 November 2017

The median annual salary for a Software Development Engineer was £45,000 in advertised job vacancies in the North West during the 6 months to 19 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
England > North West
6 months to
19 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 359 356 363
Rank change year-on-year -3 +7 -
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Development Engineer 7 7 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 0.053% 0.057% 0.031%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.055% 0.058% 0.032%
Number of salaries quoted 4 7 3
North West median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% -22.73% -
England median annual salary £52,500 £47,500 £55,000
% change year-on-year +10.53% -13.64% +34.15%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the North West. 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
North West
Permanent vacancies in the North West with a recognized job title 12673 12011 12573
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.59% 97.05% 96.59%
Number of salaries quoted 10145 10103 10440
North West median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% - +6.67%
10th Percentile £25,000 £25,000 £23,000
90th Percentile £65,000 £61,250 £58,750
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £46,000
% change year-on-year +5.26% +3.26% +2.22%

Software Development Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in the North West

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

Job vacancy trend for Software Development Engineer in the North West

Software Development Engineer
Salary Trend in the North West

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

Salary trend for Software Development Engineer in the North West

Software Development Engineer
Salary Histogram in the North West

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Software Development Engineer in the North West over the 6 months to 19 November 2017.

Salary histogram for Software Development Engineer in the North West

Software Development Engineer
Job Locations in the North West

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 North West region over the 6 months to 19 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
Manchester -19 6 £40,000 -5.88% 2
Cheshire -25 1 £50,000 -4.76%
Software Development Engineer
England

Software Development Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 19 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 North West region featuring Software Development Engineer in the job title.

1 4 (57.14%) C#
1 4 (57.14%) Java
1 4 (57.14%) Web Services
2 3 (42.86%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (42.86%) Selenium
2 3 (42.86%) C
2 3 (42.86%) SQL
2 3 (42.86%) Microsoft
2 3 (42.86%) Software Engineering
3 2 (28.57%) SDET
3 2 (28.57%) Exploratory Testing
3 2 (28.57%) WebDriver
3 2 (28.57%) DevOps
3 2 (28.57%) SoapUI
3 2 (28.57%) Regression Testing
3 2 (28.57%) Finance
3 2 (28.57%) .NET
3 2 (28.57%) JavaScript
3 2 (28.57%) SOAP
3 2 (28.57%) Visual Studio
3 2 (28.57%) Test Automation
3 2 (28.57%) Performance Testing
3 2 (28.57%) CRM
3 2 (28.57%) Scrum
4 1 (14.29%) Objective-C
4 1 (14.29%) Web Design
4 1 (14.29%) Business Intelligence
4 1 (14.29%) TDD
4 1 (14.29%) Retail
4 1 (14.29%) LabWindows

Software Development Engineer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in the North West 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 1 (14.29%) CICS
Business Applications
1 1 (14.29%) LabWindows
Cloud Services
1 1 (14.29%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (14.29%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (14.29%) OpenShift
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (14.29%) DB2
1 1 (14.29%) IMS/DB
Development Applications
1 3 (42.86%) Selenium
2 2 (28.57%) SoapUI
2 2 (28.57%) Visual Studio
2 2 (28.57%) WebDriver
3 1 (14.29%) LabVIEW
3 1 (14.29%) Selenium IDE
General
1 2 (28.57%) Finance
2 1 (14.29%) Electronics
2 1 (14.29%) Retail
2 1 (14.29%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (57.14%) Web Services
2 2 (28.57%) .NET
2 2 (28.57%) SOAP
3 1 (14.29%) AngularJS
3 1 (14.29%) ASP.NET
3 1 (14.29%) ASP.NET MVC
3 1 (14.29%) CSS
3 1 (14.29%) CSS3
3 1 (14.29%) Hibernate
3 1 (14.29%) HTML
3 1 (14.29%) HTML5
3 1 (14.29%) NHibernate
3 1 (14.29%) React
3 1 (14.29%) React Native
3 1 (14.29%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 1 (14.29%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 1 (14.29%) Android
1 1 (14.29%) Apple iOS
1 1 (14.29%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (42.86%) Agile Software Development
1 3 (42.86%) Software Engineering
2 2 (28.57%) CRM
2 2 (28.57%) DevOps
2 2 (28.57%) Exploratory Testing
2 2 (28.57%) Performance Testing
2 2 (28.57%) Regression Testing
2 2 (28.57%) Scrum
2 2 (28.57%) SDET
2 2 (28.57%) Test Automation
3 1 (14.29%) Analytics
3 1 (14.29%) Android Development
3 1 (14.29%) Continuous Delivery
3 1 (14.29%) Creative Thinking
3 1 (14.29%) Infrastructure Management
3 1 (14.29%) iOS Development
3 1 (14.29%) Microservices
3 1 (14.29%) Performance Engineering
3 1 (14.29%) Procedural Programming
3 1 (14.29%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 4 (57.14%) C#
1 4 (57.14%) Java
2 3 (42.86%) C
2 3 (42.86%) SQL
3 2 (28.57%) JavaScript
4 1 (14.29%) Apple Swift
4 1 (14.29%) COBOL
4 1 (14.29%) Objective-C
4 1 (14.29%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (14.29%) Degree
1 1 (14.29%) DV Cleared
1 1 (14.29%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (14.29%) QA
System Software
1 1 (14.29%) Docker
Systems Management
1 1 (14.29%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 3 (42.86%) Microsoft
2 1 (14.29%) Xamarin