The median annual salary for a Software Engineer was £43,500 in advertised job vacancies in Stockport 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 / Stockport
3 months to
28 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 32 31 28
Rank change year-on-year -1 -3  
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Engineer 5 7 15
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Stockport 3.05% 4.49% 7.61%
As % of the Job Titles category 3.07% 4.52% 8.20%
Number of salaries quoted 3 5 14
Median salary £43,500 £47,500 £32,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -8.42% +48.43%  
90% offered a salary of more than £42,700 £37,000 £31,000
10% offered a salary of more than £44,700 £47,500 £34,500
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 163 155 183
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Stockport 99.39% 99.36% 92.89%
Number of salaries quoted 157 140 169
Median salary £37,500 £42,500 £32,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -11.76% +30.76%  
90% offered a salary of more than £32,000 £30,000 £22,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £42,500 £62,500
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 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 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 Stockport region featuring Software Engineer in the job title.

1 6 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 4 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (50.00%) ASP.NET MVC
3 3 (50.00%) C#
3 3 (50.00%) C++
3 3 (50.00%) HTML
3 3 (50.00%) .NET
3 3 (50.00%) ASP.NET
3 3 (50.00%) OO
3 3 (50.00%) MVC
3 3 (50.00%) Automotive
4 2 (33.33%) C
4 2 (33.33%) Firmware
4 2 (33.33%) Windows
4 2 (33.33%) Linux
4 2 (33.33%) UML
4 2 (33.33%) SAX
4 2 (33.33%) JavaScript
4 2 (33.33%) CSS
4 2 (33.33%) XML
4 2 (33.33%) DOM
4 2 (33.33%) HTML5
4 2 (33.33%) Degree
4 2 (33.33%) AngularJS
4 2 (33.33%) Scrum
5 1 (16.67%) Customer Requirements
5 1 (16.67%) Use Case
5 1 (16.67%) Git (software)
5 1 (16.67%) Team Foundation Server
5 1 (16.67%) Windows 7

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:

Applications
1 1 (16.67%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (16.67%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (16.67%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (16.67%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (16.67%) Eclipse
1 1 (16.67%) Git (software)
1 1 (16.67%) Jenkins
1 1 (16.67%) JUnit
1 1 (16.67%) Team Foundation Server
1 1 (16.67%) Visual Studio
1 1 (16.67%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 3 (50.00%) Automotive
2 1 (16.67%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (50.00%) .NET
1 3 (50.00%) ASP.NET
1 3 (50.00%) ASP.NET MVC
1 3 (50.00%) HTML
2 2 (33.33%) AngularJS
2 2 (33.33%) CSS
2 2 (33.33%) DOM
2 2 (33.33%) HTML5
2 2 (33.33%) SAX
2 2 (33.33%) XML
3 1 (16.67%) COM
3 1 (16.67%) Java SE
3 1 (16.67%) OSGi
3 1 (16.67%) REST
3 1 (16.67%) Swing
3 1 (16.67%) WPF
3 1 (16.67%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 1 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 2 (33.33%) Linux
1 2 (33.33%) Windows
2 1 (16.67%) Embedded Linux
2 1 (16.67%) Windows 10
2 1 (16.67%) Windows 7
2 1 (16.67%) Windows Server
2 1 (16.67%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 4 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (50.00%) MVC
3 3 (50.00%) OO
4 2 (33.33%) Scrum
4 2 (33.33%) UML
5 1 (16.67%) Customer Requirements
5 1 (16.67%) DevOps
5 1 (16.67%) Open Source
5 1 (16.67%) SDLC
5 1 (16.67%) TDD
5 1 (16.67%) Use Case
5 1 (16.67%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 3 (50.00%) C#
1 3 (50.00%) C++
2 2 (33.33%) C
2 2 (33.33%) JavaScript
3 1 (16.67%) Embedded C
3 1 (16.67%) Embedded C++
3 1 (16.67%) Java
3 1 (16.67%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (33.33%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (16.67%) QA
System Software
1 2 (33.33%) Firmware
Vendors
1 1 (16.67%) Microsoft
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BOSCH Automotive Service Solutions
Salary: Up to £45,000
Posted: 21 days ago
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Salary: £Competitive + Benefits
Posted: 13 days ago