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

Location
3 months to
22 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Software Engineering
Rank 12 26 37
Rank change year-on-year
+14 +11
Permanent jobs citing Software Engineering 27 2 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Halifax 15.88% 1.38% 1.47%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 17.42% 1.72% 2.05%
Number of salaries quoted 27 2 3
Average salary £40,000 £32,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+23.07% -7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £32,500 £31,000
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £32,500 £41,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Software Engineering
West Yorkshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in permanent jobs advertised in the Halifax region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Halifax
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
155 116 146
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Halifax 91.18% 80.00% 71.57%
Number of salaries quoted 137 92 124
Average salary £35,000 £37,500 £38,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.66% -1.31%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £22,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £50,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.19% +5.00%

Software Engineering
Jobs Demand Trend in Halifax

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Software Engineering across the Halifax region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Software Engineering Jobs Demand Trend in Halifax

Software Engineering
Salary Trend in Halifax

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

Software Engineering Salary Trend in Halifax

Software Engineering
Salary Histogram in Halifax

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Software Engineering across the Halifax region over the 3 months to 22 October 2014.

Software Engineering Salary Histogram in Halifax

Software Engineering
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Halifax

For the 6 months to 22 October 2014, IT jobs across the Halifax region citing Software Engineering also 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 that cited Software Engineering.

1 42 (93.33%) C#
1 42 (93.33%) Web Services
1 42 (93.33%) XML
2 41 (91.11%) SQL
3 37 (82.22%) Project Management
4 36 (80.00%) .NET
5 26 (57.78%) SOAP
6 20 (44.44%) JavaScript
6 20 (44.44%) UDDI
6 20 (44.44%) WSDL
6 20 (44.44%) MVC
7 14 (31.11%) VB
8 11 (24.44%) Oracle
8 11 (24.44%) Visual Studio
9 10 (22.22%) VSS/SourceSafe
9 10 (22.22%) Team Foundation Server
10 6 (13.33%) VB6
11 4 (8.89%) WCF
11 4 (8.89%) Crystal Reports
11 4 (8.89%) VB.NET
12 3 (6.67%) SQL Server
12 3 (6.67%) Finance
13 2 (4.44%) COBOL
13 2 (4.44%) UNIX
13 2 (4.44%) Linux
13 2 (4.44%) Unit Testing
14 1 (2.22%) SQL Server 2008
14 1 (2.22%) IIS
14 1 (2.22%) E-Learning
14 1 (2.22%) Service Delivery

Software Engineering
Top Related IT Skills in Halifax by Category

For the 6 months to 22 October 2014, IT jobs across the Halifax region citing Software Engineering also 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 that cited Software Engineering. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (2.22%) IIS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (8.89%) Crystal Reports
2 3 (6.67%) SQL Server
3 1 (2.22%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 11 (24.44%) Visual Studio
2 10 (22.22%) VSS/SourceSafe
2 10 (22.22%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 3 (6.67%) Finance
Job Titles
1 38 (84.44%) Software Developer
1 38 (84.44%) Developer
2 20 (44.44%) .NET Developer
2 20 (44.44%) .NET Software Developer
3 15 (33.33%) Senior Software Developer
3 15 (33.33%) Senior Developer
4 8 (17.78%) Software Engineer
5 3 (6.67%) Senior Software Engineer
6 1 (2.22%) Insurance Business Analyst
6 1 (2.22%) Analyst
6 1 (2.22%) Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 42 (93.33%) Web Services
1 42 (93.33%) XML
2 36 (80.00%) .NET
3 26 (57.78%) SOAP
4 20 (44.44%) UDDI
4 20 (44.44%) WSDL
5 4 (8.89%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 1 (2.22%) E-Learning
Operating Systems
1 2 (4.44%) UNIX
1 2 (4.44%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 37 (82.22%) Project Management
2 20 (44.44%) MVC
3 2 (4.44%) Unit Testing
4 1 (2.22%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 42 (93.33%) C#
2 41 (91.11%) SQL
3 20 (44.44%) JavaScript
4 14 (31.11%) VB
5 6 (13.33%) VB6
6 4 (8.89%) VB.NET
7 2 (4.44%) COBOL
Vendors
1 11 (24.44%) Oracle
2 1 (2.22%) Microsoft
2 1 (2.22%) Remedy
Halifax, West Yorkshire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £40,000 to £50,000 per annum plus additional benefits
Posted: 18 hours ago
Halifax, West Yorkshire
Spring Technology
Salary: £40000.00 - £50000.00 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Halifax, West Yorkshire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £30,000 to £40,000 per annum plus additional benefits
Posted: 6 days ago