The table below looks at the statistics for the Software Engineer role in IT jobs advertised for the Halifax region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Software Engineer in their job title over the 3 months to 22 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Software Engineer
Rank 36 27 -
Rank change year-on-year
-9 -
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Engineer 2 1 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Halifax 1.14% 0.77% -
As % of the Job Titles category 1.14% 0.85% -
Number of salaries quoted 2 1 0
Average salary £40,000 £32,500 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
+23.07% -
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Software Engineer
West Yorkshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the Halifax region. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of permanent jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
Halifax
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
175 118 193
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Halifax 99.43% 90.77% 98.97%
Number of salaries quoted 163 99 148
Average salary £35,000 £35,200 £36,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-0.56% -3.56%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,500 £21,500 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £60,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +1.29%

Software Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in Halifax

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Software Engineer in the job title across the Halifax region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Software Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in Halifax

Software Engineer
Salary Trend in Halifax

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

Software Engineer Salary Trend in Halifax

Software Engineer
Top 24 Related IT Skills in Halifax

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, IT jobs across the Halifax region that cited Software Engineer in their job title mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled with Software Engineer in their job title.

1 22 (100.00%) C#
1 22 (100.00%) .NET
1 22 (100.00%) Web Services
1 22 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 17 (77.27%) XML
3 14 (63.64%) SQL
4 12 (54.55%) VB
5 11 (50.00%) SOAP
6 10 (45.45%) Project Management
7 7 (31.82%) ASP.NET
7 7 (31.82%) HTML
7 7 (31.82%) JavaScript
7 7 (31.82%) ASP.NET MVC
7 7 (31.82%) ASP.NET MVC 2
8 5 (22.73%) VB6
8 5 (22.73%) Oracle
9 4 (18.18%) Finance
9 4 (18.18%) WCF
10 1 (4.55%) SQL Server 2008
10 1 (4.55%) E-Learning
10 1 (4.55%) Service Delivery
10 1 (4.55%) SQL Server
10 1 (4.55%) IIS
10 1 (4.55%) Visual Studio

Software Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Halifax by Category

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, IT jobs across the Halifax region that cited Software Engineer in their job title mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled with Software Engineer in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (4.55%) IIS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (4.55%) SQL Server 2008
1 1 (4.55%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (4.55%) Visual Studio
General
1 4 (18.18%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (100.00%) .NET
1 22 (100.00%) Web Services
2 17 (77.27%) XML
3 11 (50.00%) SOAP
4 7 (31.82%) ASP.NET
4 7 (31.82%) HTML
4 7 (31.82%) ASP.NET MVC
4 7 (31.82%) ASP.NET MVC 2
5 4 (18.18%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 1 (4.55%) E-Learning
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 10 (45.45%) Project Management
3 1 (4.55%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 22 (100.00%) C#
2 14 (63.64%) SQL
3 12 (54.55%) VB
4 7 (31.82%) JavaScript
5 5 (22.73%) VB6
Vendors
1 5 (22.73%) Oracle