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

Location
3 months to
17 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Software Engineering
Rank 18 24 23
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -1
Permanent jobs citing Software Engineering 17 26 13
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Halifax 9.55% 6.95% 7.74%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 11.64% 8.64% 10.16%
Number of salaries quoted 17 26 12
Average salary £45,000 £40,000 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.50% +33.33%
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
146 301 128
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Halifax 82.02% 80.48% 76.19%
Number of salaries quoted 75 229 89
Average salary £40,000 £35,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+14.28% +7.69%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,800 £21,000 £21,600
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £55,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £44,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.52% +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
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 17 April 2015.

Software Engineering Salary Histogram in Halifax

Software Engineering
Top 28 Related IT Skills in Halifax

For the 6 months to 17 April 2015, 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 29 (93.55%) SQL
1 29 (93.55%) Oracle
2 28 (90.32%) VB
3 26 (83.87%) C#
3 26 (83.87%) Web Services
3 26 (83.87%) XML
4 25 (80.65%) .NET
5 24 (77.42%) Visual Studio
5 24 (77.42%) VSS/SourceSafe
5 24 (77.42%) Project Management
5 24 (77.42%) Team Foundation Server
6 5 (16.13%) VB6
6 5 (16.13%) Finance
7 4 (12.90%) VB.NET
8 2 (6.45%) WCF
8 2 (6.45%) JavaScript
9 1 (3.23%) PHP
9 1 (3.23%) MySQL
9 1 (3.23%) SQL Server
9 1 (3.23%) IIS
9 1 (3.23%) SOAP
9 1 (3.23%) UDDI
9 1 (3.23%) WSDL
9 1 (3.23%) jQuery
9 1 (3.23%) Data Integration
9 1 (3.23%) Subversion
9 1 (3.23%) MVC
9 1 (3.23%) Laravel

Software Engineering
Top Related IT Skills in Halifax by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 2015, 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 (3.23%) IIS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (3.23%) MySQL
1 1 (3.23%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 24 (77.42%) Visual Studio
1 24 (77.42%) VSS/SourceSafe
1 24 (77.42%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (3.23%) Subversion
General
1 5 (16.13%) Finance
Job Titles
1 31 (100.00%) Developer
2 25 (80.65%) Senior Developer
3 15 (48.39%) .NET Developer
4 14 (45.16%) Senior .NET Developer
5 13 (41.94%) Software Developer
6 11 (35.48%) Senior Software Developer
7 3 (9.68%) VB6 Developer
7 3 (9.68%) VB Developer
8 1 (3.23%) PHP Web Developer
8 1 (3.23%) .NET Software Developer
8 1 (3.23%) PHP Developer
8 1 (3.23%) Senior Software Engineer
8 1 (3.23%) Software Engineer
8 1 (3.23%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 26 (83.87%) Web Services
1 26 (83.87%) XML
2 25 (80.65%) .NET
3 2 (6.45%) WCF
4 1 (3.23%) jQuery
4 1 (3.23%) Laravel
4 1 (3.23%) SOAP
4 1 (3.23%) UDDI
4 1 (3.23%) WSDL
Miscellaneous
1 1 (3.23%) Data Integration
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (77.42%) Project Management
2 1 (3.23%) MVC
Programming Languages
1 29 (93.55%) SQL
2 28 (90.32%) VB
3 26 (83.87%) C#
4 5 (16.13%) VB6
5 4 (12.90%) VB.NET
6 2 (6.45%) JavaScript
7 1 (3.23%) PHP
Vendors
1 29 (93.55%) Oracle
Halifax, West Yorkshire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £40,000 to £50,000 per annum plus additional benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Halifax, West Yorkshire
Elevation Recruitment
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 4 days ago