The median annual salary for a Software Engineer was £37,500 in advertised job vacancies in Oldham during the 3 months to 28 March 2017.

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

Software Engineer
Manchester / Oldham
3 months to
28 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 32 4 10
Rank change year-on-year -28 +6  
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Engineer 12 9 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Oldham 10.43% 34.62% 6.82%
As % of the Job Titles category 10.53% 34.62% 6.82%
Number of salaries quoted 1 9 0
Median salary £37,500 £24,000 -
Median salary % change year-on-year +56.25% -  
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 Oldham. 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
Oldham
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 114 26 44
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Oldham 99.13% 100.00% 100.00%
Number of salaries quoted 51 25 32
Median salary £37,500 £27,500 £34,278
Median salary % change year-on-year +36.36% -19.77%  
UK excluding London median salary £42,000 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +1.20% +3.75%  

Software Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in Oldham

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

Job vacancy trend for Software Engineer in Oldham

Software Engineer
Salary Trend in Oldham

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

Salary trend for Software Engineer in Oldham

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

For the 6 months to 28 March 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 Oldham region featuring Software Engineer in the job title.

1 15 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 14 (93.33%) Embedded C
2 14 (93.33%) C++
2 14 (93.33%) HTML
2 14 (93.33%) PHP
2 14 (93.33%) C
2 14 (93.33%) Visual Studio
2 14 (93.33%) .NET
3 13 (86.67%) MySQL
3 13 (86.67%) VB
3 13 (86.67%) Embedded C++
3 13 (86.67%) Degree
4 12 (80.00%) Feasibility Study
4 12 (80.00%) VB6
4 12 (80.00%) Firmware
4 12 (80.00%) Validation
5 9 (60.00%) Electronics
6 7 (46.67%) Linux
6 7 (46.67%) Embedded Linux
7 6 (40.00%) Algorithms
8 5 (33.33%) C#
9 4 (26.67%) Rapid Prototyping
9 4 (26.67%) Continuous Improvement
10 1 (6.67%) Agile Software Development
10 1 (6.67%) TDD
10 1 (6.67%) Manufacturing
10 1 (6.67%) Device Driver
10 1 (6.67%) VB.NET
10 1 (6.67%) SQL
10 1 (6.67%) TCP/IP

Software Engineer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Oldham 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:

Communications & Networking
1 1 (6.67%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (86.67%) MySQL
2 1 (6.67%) SQL Server
2 1 (6.67%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (6.67%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 14 (93.33%) Visual Studio
2 1 (6.67%) Git (software)
2 1 (6.67%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 9 (60.00%) Electronics
2 1 (6.67%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (93.33%) .NET
1 14 (93.33%) HTML
2 1 (6.67%) .NET Framework
2 1 (6.67%) ADO.NET
2 1 (6.67%) Entity Framework
2 1 (6.67%) SOAP
2 1 (6.67%) WCF
2 1 (6.67%) Web Services
2 1 (6.67%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 6 (40.00%) Algorithms
2 1 (6.67%) Device Driver
2 1 (6.67%) RIA
Operating Systems
1 7 (46.67%) Embedded Linux
1 7 (46.67%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 12 (80.00%) Feasibility Study
2 12 (80.00%) Validation
3 4 (26.67%) Continuous Improvement
3 4 (26.67%) Rapid Prototyping
4 1 (6.67%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (6.67%) Device Driver Development
4 1 (6.67%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 14 (93.33%) C
1 14 (93.33%) C++
1 14 (93.33%) Embedded C
1 14 (93.33%) PHP
2 13 (86.67%) Embedded C++
2 13 (86.67%) VB
3 12 (80.00%) VB6
4 5 (33.33%) C#
5 1 (6.67%) SQL
5 1 (6.67%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 13 (86.67%) Degree
System Software
1 12 (80.00%) Firmware
Vendors
1 1 (6.67%) DevExpress
Oldham, Lancashire
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £16000 - £25000 per annum + Excellent Benefits + Training
Posted: 4 days ago
Oldham, Lancashire
Innovative Technology Limited
Salary: Highly-competitive and negotiable
Posted: 18 days ago
Oldham
2M Employment Solutions
Salary: £35000.00 - £40000.00 per annum + plus bonus and benefits
Posted: 25 days ago