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 29 April 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
29 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Software Engineer
Rank 31 35 32
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -3
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Engineer 5 1 21
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Halifax 3.70% 0.59% 5.40%
As % of the Job Titles category 3.94% 0.61% 5.50%
Number of salaries quoted 5 1 21
Average salary £37,500 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.25% -
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -
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
127 165 382
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Halifax 94.07% 97.06% 98.20%
Number of salaries quoted 114 92 304
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% +14.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £22,500 £21,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £55,000 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

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 30 Related IT Skills in Halifax

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, 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 6 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 5 (83.33%) C#
3 4 (66.67%) .NET
3 4 (66.67%) SQL Server
3 4 (66.67%) IIS
3 4 (66.67%) Visual Studio
3 4 (66.67%) XML
3 4 (66.67%) WCF
3 4 (66.67%) Team Foundation Server
3 4 (66.67%) Apache Cassandra
3 4 (66.67%) NuGet
3 4 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
4 3 (50.00%) Finance
5 2 (33.33%) C
5 2 (33.33%) C++
5 2 (33.33%) SDLC
6 1 (16.67%) Line Management
6 1 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
6 1 (16.67%) Java
6 1 (16.67%) Perl
6 1 (16.67%) SQL
6 1 (16.67%) Linux
6 1 (16.67%) Shell Script
6 1 (16.67%) Electronics
6 1 (16.67%) Telecoms
6 1 (16.67%) Aerospace
6 1 (16.67%) Automotive
6 1 (16.67%) Manufacturing
6 1 (16.67%) Validation
6 1 (16.67%) Games

Software Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Halifax by Category

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, 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 4 (66.67%) IIS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (66.67%) Apache Cassandra
1 4 (66.67%) SQL Server
2 1 (16.67%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 4 (66.67%) NuGet
1 4 (66.67%) Team Foundation Server
1 4 (66.67%) Visual Studio
General
1 3 (50.00%) Finance
2 1 (16.67%) Aerospace
2 1 (16.67%) Automotive
2 1 (16.67%) Electronics
2 1 (16.67%) Games
2 1 (16.67%) Manufacturing
2 1 (16.67%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (66.67%) .NET
1 4 (66.67%) WCF
1 4 (66.67%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (16.67%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 1 (16.67%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 4 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (33.33%) SDLC
4 1 (16.67%) Line Management
4 1 (16.67%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 5 (83.33%) C#
2 2 (33.33%) C
2 2 (33.33%) C++
3 1 (16.67%) Java
3 1 (16.67%) Perl
3 1 (16.67%) Shell Script
3 1 (16.67%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (16.67%) Degree