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 16 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
16 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Software Engineering
Rank 10 29 38
Rank change year-on-year
+19 +9
Permanent jobs citing Software Engineering 24 2 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Halifax 14.91% 1.43% 0.49%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 17.65% 1.80% 0.66%
Number of salaries quoted 24 2 1
Average salary £37,500 £32,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+15.38% -7.14%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.33%
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
136 111 151
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Halifax 84.47% 79.29% 74.02%
Number of salaries quoted 129 93 119
Average salary £35,000 £35,000 £38,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -7.89%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,625 £21,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £60,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.40% +3.75%

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 16 September 2014.

Software Engineering Salary Histogram in Halifax

Software Engineering
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Halifax

For the 6 months to 16 September 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 48 (90.57%) .NET
2 46 (86.79%) C#
2 46 (86.79%) Web Services
3 45 (84.91%) XML
4 42 (79.25%) SQL
5 32 (60.38%) Project Management
6 29 (54.72%) SOAP
7 17 (32.08%) MVC
7 17 (32.08%) JavaScript
8 15 (28.30%) VB
8 15 (28.30%) UDDI
8 15 (28.30%) WSDL
9 13 (24.53%) Oracle
10 10 (18.87%) Visual Studio
10 10 (18.87%) VB6
11 9 (16.98%) WCF
11 9 (16.98%) Finance
12 7 (13.21%) Team Foundation Server
12 7 (13.21%) SQL Server
13 5 (9.43%) COBOL
13 5 (9.43%) VSS/SourceSafe
13 5 (9.43%) Linux
13 5 (9.43%) UNIX
13 5 (9.43%) Unit Testing
14 4 (7.55%) Agile Software Development
14 4 (7.55%) ASP.NET MVC
14 4 (7.55%) ASP.NET
14 4 (7.55%) HTML
14 4 (7.55%) VB.NET
14 4 (7.55%) Crystal Reports

Software Engineering
Top Related IT Skills in Halifax by Category

For the 6 months to 16 September 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 2 (3.77%) IIS
2 1 (1.89%) Apache
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (13.21%) SQL Server
2 4 (7.55%) Crystal Reports
3 2 (3.77%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 10 (18.87%) Visual Studio
2 7 (13.21%) Team Foundation Server
3 5 (9.43%) VSS/SourceSafe
4 1 (1.89%) JUnit
General
1 9 (16.98%) Finance
2 2 (3.77%) Legal
Job Titles
1 35 (66.04%) Developer
2 31 (58.49%) Software Developer
3 19 (35.85%) Software Engineer
4 17 (32.08%) .NET Developer
5 15 (28.30%) .NET Software Developer
6 14 (26.42%) Senior Developer
7 10 (18.87%) Senior Software Developer
8 8 (15.09%) Senior Software Engineer
9 2 (3.77%) Senior .NET Developer
10 1 (1.89%) Java Developer
10 1 (1.89%) Business Analyst
10 1 (1.89%) Analyst
10 1 (1.89%) Senior Java Developer
10 1 (1.89%) Insurance Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 48 (90.57%) .NET
2 46 (86.79%) Web Services
3 45 (84.91%) XML
4 29 (54.72%) SOAP
5 15 (28.30%) UDDI
5 15 (28.30%) WSDL
6 9 (16.98%) WCF
7 4 (7.55%) ASP.NET MVC
7 4 (7.55%) ASP.NET
7 4 (7.55%) HTML
8 3 (5.66%) .NET Framework
9 2 (3.77%) ASP.NET MVC 2
9 2 (3.77%) jQuery
10 1 (1.89%) XSL
10 1 (1.89%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 2 (3.77%) E-Learning
Operating Systems
1 5 (9.43%) Linux
1 5 (9.43%) UNIX
2 2 (3.77%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 32 (60.38%) Project Management
2 17 (32.08%) MVC
3 5 (9.43%) Unit Testing
4 4 (7.55%) Agile Software Development
5 3 (5.66%) UML
5 3 (5.66%) RUP
5 3 (5.66%) Waterfall
6 2 (3.77%) Mentoring
6 2 (3.77%) Service Delivery
7 1 (1.89%) OO
7 1 (1.89%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 46 (86.79%) C#
2 42 (79.25%) SQL
3 17 (32.08%) JavaScript
4 15 (28.30%) VB
5 10 (18.87%) VB6
6 5 (9.43%) COBOL
7 4 (7.55%) VB.NET
8 3 (5.66%) PL/SQL
9 2 (3.77%) T-SQL
9 2 (3.77%) C++
10 1 (1.89%) Java
Vendors
1 13 (24.53%) Oracle
2 1 (1.89%) Microsoft
2 1 (1.89%) Remedy
Halifax, West Yorkshire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £30,000 to £40,000 per annum plus additional benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Halifax, West Yorkshire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £40,000 to £50,000 per annum plus additional benefits
Posted: 6 days ago