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 1 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
1 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Software Engineering
Rank 23 19 25
Rank change year-on-year
-4 +6
Permanent jobs citing Software Engineering 13 17 28
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Halifax 9.77% 10.37% 7.11%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 10.66% 11.64% 8.51%
Number of salaries quoted 13 17 28
Average salary £42,500 £45,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.55% +12.50%
UK excluding London average salary £44,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+10.00% -
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
122 146 329
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Halifax 91.73% 89.02% 83.50%
Number of salaries quoted 113 78 251
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £26,700 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £44,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+2.27% +3.52%

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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Halifax

For the 6 months to 1 May 2016, 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 18 (78.26%) C#
2 17 (73.91%) .NET
2 17 (73.91%) SQL Server
3 16 (69.57%) Agile Software Development
3 16 (69.57%) WCF
4 15 (65.22%) Finance
5 14 (60.87%) SQL
6 13 (56.52%) jQuery
6 13 (56.52%) HTML
6 13 (56.52%) ASP.NET
6 13 (56.52%) MVC
7 12 (52.17%) WinForms
7 12 (52.17%) Windows
7 12 (52.17%) SOAP
7 12 (52.17%) Web Services
7 12 (52.17%) T-SQL
7 12 (52.17%) Waterfall
7 12 (52.17%) SDLC
8 10 (43.48%) WPF
9 6 (26.09%) Team Foundation Server
10 5 (21.74%) XML
10 5 (21.74%) Visual Studio
11 4 (17.39%) Stakeholder Management
11 4 (17.39%) Change Management
11 4 (17.39%) Management Information System
11 4 (17.39%) Information Security
11 4 (17.39%) Legal
11 4 (17.39%) IIS
11 4 (17.39%) MCP
11 4 (17.39%) SSCP

Software Engineering
Top Related IT Skills in Halifax by Category

For the 6 months to 1 May 2016, 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 4 (17.39%) IIS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (17.39%) Internet
2 2 (8.70%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (73.91%) SQL Server
2 4 (17.39%) Apache Cassandra
3 1 (4.35%) SQL Server 2005
3 1 (4.35%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 6 (26.09%) Team Foundation Server
2 5 (21.74%) Visual Studio
3 4 (17.39%) NuGet
4 1 (4.35%) Octopus Deploy
General
1 15 (65.22%) Finance
2 4 (17.39%) Legal
3 1 (4.35%) Aerospace
3 1 (4.35%) Automotive
3 1 (4.35%) Back Office
3 1 (4.35%) Electronics
3 1 (4.35%) Games
3 1 (4.35%) Manufacturing
3 1 (4.35%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 16 (69.57%) Developer
2 15 (65.22%) .NET Developer
2 15 (65.22%) C# Developer
3 14 (60.87%) C# .NET Developer
3 14 (60.87%) C# Software Developer
4 13 (56.52%) .NET Software Developer
4 13 (56.52%) Software Developer
5 11 (47.83%) Senior .NET Developer
5 11 (47.83%) Senior C# .NET Developer
5 11 (47.83%) Senior C# Developer
5 11 (47.83%) Senior Developer
5 11 (47.83%) Senior SQL Developer
5 11 (47.83%) SQL Developer
6 10 (43.48%) C# WCF Developer
6 10 (43.48%) Senior .NET Software Developer
6 10 (43.48%) Senior C# Software Developer
6 10 (43.48%) Senior Software Developer
6 10 (43.48%) WCF Developer
7 6 (26.09%) Software Engineer
8 5 (21.74%) C# Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (73.91%) .NET
2 16 (69.57%) WCF
3 13 (56.52%) ASP.NET
3 13 (56.52%) HTML
3 13 (56.52%) jQuery
4 12 (52.17%) SOAP
4 12 (52.17%) Web Services
4 12 (52.17%) WinForms
5 10 (43.48%) WPF
6 5 (21.74%) XML
7 3 (13.04%) .NET Framework
8 2 (8.70%) ASP.NET MVC
9 1 (4.35%) Entity Framework
9 1 (4.35%) XSD
9 1 (4.35%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 4 (17.39%) Management Information System
2 2 (8.70%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (4.35%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (4.35%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 12 (52.17%) Windows
2 1 (4.35%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (69.57%) Agile Software Development
2 13 (56.52%) MVC
3 12 (52.17%) SDLC
3 12 (52.17%) Waterfall
4 4 (17.39%) Change Management
4 4 (17.39%) Information Security
4 4 (17.39%) IT Audit
4 4 (17.39%) Stakeholder Management
5 2 (8.70%) RUP
5 2 (8.70%) UML
6 1 (4.35%) Case Management
6 1 (4.35%) High Availability
6 1 (4.35%) Line Management
6 1 (4.35%) SOA
6 1 (4.35%) Software Delivery
6 1 (4.35%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 18 (78.26%) C#
2 14 (60.87%) SQL
3 12 (52.17%) T-SQL
4 2 (8.70%) C
4 2 (8.70%) C++
5 1 (4.35%) Java
5 1 (4.35%) JavaScript
5 1 (4.35%) Perl
5 1 (4.35%) PowerShell
5 1 (4.35%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 4 (17.39%) CCNA
1 4 (17.39%) Cisco Certification
1 4 (17.39%) CISSP
1 4 (17.39%) MCP
1 4 (17.39%) SSCP
2 1 (4.35%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (8.70%) PCI DSS
Vendors
1 4 (17.39%) Cisco
2 1 (4.35%) Microsoft