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 24 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Software Engineering
Rank 18 33 38
Rank change year-on-year
+15 +5
Permanent jobs citing Software Engineering 17 1 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Halifax 8.81% 0.55% 1.76%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 9.71% 0.76% 2.42%
Number of salaries quoted 17 1 4
Average salary £45,000 £60,000 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-25.00% +100.00%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,500
% change year-on-year
- +1.26%
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
175 131 165
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Halifax 90.67% 72.38% 72.69%
Number of salaries quoted 153 104 139
Average salary £37,500 £38,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.59% +10.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £24,250 £24,900
10% offered a salary of more than £47,400 £50,000 £54,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

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 24 Related IT Skills in Halifax

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 41 (97.62%) C#
1 41 (97.62%) SQL
1 41 (97.62%) Web Services
2 40 (95.24%) XML
3 36 (85.71%) Project Management
4 29 (69.05%) .NET
5 21 (50.00%) VB
6 19 (45.24%) Oracle
7 18 (42.86%) Visual Studio
7 18 (42.86%) VSS/SourceSafe
7 18 (42.86%) Team Foundation Server
8 16 (38.10%) JavaScript
8 16 (38.10%) SOAP
8 16 (38.10%) UDDI
8 16 (38.10%) WSDL
8 16 (38.10%) MVC
9 5 (11.90%) VB6
9 5 (11.90%) WCF
10 4 (9.52%) VB.NET
10 4 (9.52%) Crystal Reports
10 4 (9.52%) Finance
11 2 (4.76%) SQL Server
12 1 (2.38%) Microsoft
12 1 (2.38%) Remedy

Software Engineering
Top Related IT Skills in Halifax by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 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.

Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (9.52%) Crystal Reports
2 2 (4.76%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 18 (42.86%) Visual Studio
1 18 (42.86%) VSS/SourceSafe
1 18 (42.86%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 4 (9.52%) Finance
Job Titles
1 40 (95.24%) Developer
2 36 (85.71%) Software Developer
3 24 (57.14%) Senior Developer
4 20 (47.62%) .NET Developer
4 20 (47.62%) Senior Software Developer
5 16 (38.10%) .NET Software Developer
6 4 (9.52%) Senior .NET Developer
7 3 (7.14%) Senior Software Engineer
7 3 (7.14%) Software Engineer
8 1 (2.38%) Insurance Business Analyst
8 1 (2.38%) Business Analyst
8 1 (2.38%) Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 41 (97.62%) Web Services
2 40 (95.24%) XML
3 29 (69.05%) .NET
4 16 (38.10%) SOAP
4 16 (38.10%) UDDI
4 16 (38.10%) WSDL
5 5 (11.90%) WCF
Processes & Methodologies
1 36 (85.71%) Project Management
2 16 (38.10%) MVC
Programming Languages
1 41 (97.62%) C#
1 41 (97.62%) SQL
2 21 (50.00%) VB
3 16 (38.10%) JavaScript
4 5 (11.90%) VB6
5 4 (9.52%) VB.NET
Vendors
1 19 (45.24%) Oracle
2 1 (2.38%) Microsoft
2 1 (2.38%) Remedy
Halifax, West Yorkshire
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