The median annual salary for a Software Engineer was £42,500 in advertised job vacancies in Stockport during the 3 months to 25 June 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 / Stockport
3 months to
25 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 38 30 29
Rank change year-on-year -8 -1  
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Engineer 7 2 14
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Stockport 2.64% 1.42% 7.53%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.69% 1.45% 7.69%
Number of salaries quoted 3 1 13
Median salary £42,500 £35,000 £34,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +21.42% +1.44%  
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 Stockport. 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
Stockport
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 260 138 182
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Stockport 98.11% 97.87% 97.85%
Number of salaries quoted 235 126 172
Median salary £40,000 £35,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +14.28% -  
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £25,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £55,000 £47,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +2.40% +3.75%  

Software Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in Stockport

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

Job vacancy trend for Software Engineer in Stockport

Software Engineer
Salary Trend in Stockport

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

Salary trend for Software Engineer in Stockport

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

For the 6 months to 25 June 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 Stockport region featuring Software Engineer in the job title.

1 12 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 8 (66.67%) XML
3 7 (58.33%) HTML
3 7 (58.33%) Automotive
3 7 (58.33%) Degree
3 7 (58.33%) Agile Software Development
4 6 (50.00%) SAX
4 6 (50.00%) DOM
4 6 (50.00%) OO
4 6 (50.00%) C++
4 6 (50.00%) HTML5
5 5 (41.67%) Java
6 4 (33.33%) MVC
6 4 (33.33%) Scrum
6 4 (33.33%) JavaScript
6 4 (33.33%) .NET
6 4 (33.33%) JUnit
6 4 (33.33%) C#
6 4 (33.33%) ASP.NET
6 4 (33.33%) CSS
6 4 (33.33%) Windows
6 4 (33.33%) ASP.NET MVC
6 4 (33.33%) REST
6 4 (33.33%) Jenkins
7 3 (25.00%) Windows Server 2012
7 3 (25.00%) AngularJS
7 3 (25.00%) Open Source
7 3 (25.00%) Windows 7
7 3 (25.00%) Java SE
7 3 (25.00%) SDLC

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

Cloud Services
1 1 (8.33%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 3 (25.00%) SSL
2 2 (16.67%) HTTP
3 1 (8.33%) IMAP
3 1 (8.33%) SMTP
3 1 (8.33%) SS7
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (16.67%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 4 (33.33%) Jenkins
1 4 (33.33%) JUnit
2 3 (25.00%) Eclipse
2 3 (25.00%) Git (software)
2 3 (25.00%) Team Foundation Server
2 3 (25.00%) Visual Studio
2 3 (25.00%) VSS/SourceSafe
3 1 (8.33%) JIRA
3 1 (8.33%) Subversion
3 1 (8.33%) Vagrant
General
1 7 (58.33%) Automotive
2 3 (25.00%) Manufacturing
3 1 (8.33%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (66.67%) XML
2 7 (58.33%) HTML
3 6 (50.00%) DOM
3 6 (50.00%) HTML5
3 6 (50.00%) SAX
4 4 (33.33%) .NET
4 4 (33.33%) ASP.NET
4 4 (33.33%) ASP.NET MVC
4 4 (33.33%) CSS
4 4 (33.33%) REST
5 3 (25.00%) AngularJS
5 3 (25.00%) COM
5 3 (25.00%) Java SE
5 3 (25.00%) OSGi
5 3 (25.00%) Swing
5 3 (25.00%) WPF
5 3 (25.00%) XSLT
6 2 (16.67%) JSON
6 2 (16.67%) SOAP
6 2 (16.67%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 1 (8.33%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (8.33%) Greenfield Project
1 1 (8.33%) Linux Command Line
Operating Systems
1 4 (33.33%) Windows
2 3 (25.00%) Linux
2 3 (25.00%) Windows 10
2 3 (25.00%) Windows 7
2 3 (25.00%) Windows Server
2 3 (25.00%) Windows Server 2012
3 2 (16.67%) Unix
4 1 (8.33%) Embedded Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 7 (58.33%) Agile Software Development
3 6 (50.00%) OO
4 4 (33.33%) MVC
4 4 (33.33%) Scrum
5 3 (25.00%) Customer Requirements
5 3 (25.00%) Open Source
5 3 (25.00%) SDLC
5 3 (25.00%) UML
6 1 (8.33%) DevOps
6 1 (8.33%) TDD
6 1 (8.33%) Use Case
Programming Languages
1 6 (50.00%) C++
2 5 (41.67%) Java
3 4 (33.33%) C#
3 4 (33.33%) JavaScript
4 3 (25.00%) C
4 3 (25.00%) SQL
5 2 (16.67%) Embedded C
5 2 (16.67%) Embedded C++
6 1 (8.33%) Python
6 1 (8.33%) Ruby
6 1 (8.33%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 7 (58.33%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (25.00%) QA
System Software
1 3 (25.00%) Firmware
2 1 (8.33%) Docker
Systems Management
1 1 (8.33%) Packer
1 1 (8.33%) Puppet
Vendors
1 3 (25.00%) Microsoft
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