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 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Software Engineer
Rank 32 30 28
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -2
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Engineer 1 20 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Halifax 0.57% 5.70% 4.22%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.61% 5.87% 4.46%
Number of salaries quoted 1 20 6
Average salary £17,000 £37,500 £22,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-54.66% +66.66%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £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
164 341 157
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Halifax 94.25% 97.15% 94.58%
Number of salaries quoted 113 281 114
Average salary £29,000 £40,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-27.50% +23.07%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £22,500 £21,000
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £47,500 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

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 22 May 2015, 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 2 (100.00%) Oracle
1 2 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 2 (100.00%) C#
1 2 (100.00%) Software Engineering
1 2 (100.00%) WCF
1 2 (100.00%) .NET
2 1 (50.00%) MySQL
2 1 (50.00%) WPF
2 1 (50.00%) LINQ
2 1 (50.00%) RIA
2 1 (50.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 1 (50.00%) Android
2 1 (50.00%) iPhone
2 1 (50.00%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (50.00%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (50.00%) ASP.NET MVC
2 1 (50.00%) HTML5
2 1 (50.00%) Entity Framework
2 1 (50.00%) WinRT
2 1 (50.00%) Cocoa Touch
2 1 (50.00%) Windows 8
2 1 (50.00%) Windows Phone
2 1 (50.00%) Ajax
2 1 (50.00%) Google
2 1 (50.00%) SQL Server 2005
2 1 (50.00%) .NET Framework
2 1 (50.00%) Degree
2 1 (50.00%) HTML
2 1 (50.00%) JavaScript
2 1 (50.00%) VB

Software Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Halifax by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, 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 (50.00%) IIS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (50.00%) MySQL
2 1 (50.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 1 (50.00%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (50.00%) SQL Server 2005
2 1 (50.00%) Microsoft Analysis Services
2 1 (50.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 1 (50.00%) Crystal Reports
2 1 (50.00%) Oracle Reports
2 1 (50.00%) SQL Server 2000
Development Applications
1 1 (50.00%) Team Foundation Server
1 1 (50.00%) Visual Studio
1 1 (50.00%) VSS/SourceSafe
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (100.00%) WCF
1 2 (100.00%) .NET
2 1 (50.00%) WPF
2 1 (50.00%) LINQ
2 1 (50.00%) ASP.NET MVC
2 1 (50.00%) HTML5
2 1 (50.00%) Entity Framework
2 1 (50.00%) WinRT
2 1 (50.00%) Cocoa Touch
2 1 (50.00%) Ajax
2 1 (50.00%) .NET Framework
2 1 (50.00%) HTML
2 1 (50.00%) Cocoa
2 1 (50.00%) ASP.NET
2 1 (50.00%) CSS
2 1 (50.00%) Web Services
2 1 (50.00%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (50.00%) RIA
1 1 (50.00%) iPhone
Operating Systems
1 1 (50.00%) Android
1 1 (50.00%) Windows 8
1 1 (50.00%) Windows Phone
1 1 (50.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 1 (50.00%) MVC
Programming Languages
1 2 (100.00%) C#
2 1 (50.00%) JavaScript
2 1 (50.00%) VB
2 1 (50.00%) Objective-C
2 1 (50.00%) VB6
Qualifications
1 1 (50.00%) Degree
1 1 (50.00%) Microsoft Certification
Vendors
1 2 (100.00%) Oracle
2 1 (50.00%) Google
2 1 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (50.00%) Apple