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 31 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Software Engineering
Rank 21 20 23
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +3
Permanent jobs citing Software Engineering 21 18 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Halifax 9.17% 9.42% 0.76%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 10.71% 11.39% 0.92%
Number of salaries quoted 20 18 1
Average salary £45,000 £35,000 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+28.57% +16.66%
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
196 158 109
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Halifax 85.59% 82.72% 82.58%
Number of salaries quoted 148 146 88
Average salary £35,000 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-12.50% +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £28,625 £23,100
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £48,500 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,995
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +3.67%

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 31 July 2015.

Software Engineering Salary Histogram in Halifax

Software Engineering
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Halifax

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 37 (97.37%) .NET
2 35 (92.11%) C#
2 35 (92.11%) Oracle
3 34 (89.47%) SQL
3 34 (89.47%) VB
4 33 (86.84%) Visual Studio
5 32 (84.21%) VSS/SourceSafe
5 32 (84.21%) Web Services
5 32 (84.21%) XML
5 32 (84.21%) Team Foundation Server
6 31 (81.58%) Project Management
7 10 (26.32%) WCF
8 9 (23.68%) WPF
9 4 (10.53%) SQL Server
9 4 (10.53%) JavaScript
10 3 (7.89%) HTML
10 3 (7.89%) CSS
10 3 (7.89%) MVC
10 3 (7.89%) .NET Framework
10 3 (7.89%) VB6
10 3 (7.89%) Entity Framework
11 2 (5.26%) Cocoa Touch
11 2 (5.26%) ASP.NET MVC
11 2 (5.26%) HTML5
11 2 (5.26%) Windows Phone
11 2 (5.26%) Degree
11 2 (5.26%) Android
11 2 (5.26%) iPhone
11 2 (5.26%) SQL Server 2008
11 2 (5.26%) Google

Software Engineering
Top Related IT Skills in Halifax by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 (2.63%) IIS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (10.53%) SQL Server
2 2 (5.26%) MySQL
2 2 (5.26%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (2.63%) Crystal Reports
3 1 (2.63%) Oracle Reports
3 1 (2.63%) SQL Server 2000
3 1 (2.63%) Microsoft Analysis Services
3 1 (2.63%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (2.63%) SQL Server 2005
3 1 (2.63%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 33 (86.84%) Visual Studio
2 32 (84.21%) VSS/SourceSafe
2 32 (84.21%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (2.63%) Subversion
General
1 2 (5.26%) Finance
Job Titles
1 38 (100.00%) Developer
2 26 (68.42%) Software Developer
3 25 (65.79%) Senior Developer
4 18 (47.37%) Senior Software Developer
5 8 (21.05%) .NET Developer
6 7 (18.42%) Senior .NET Developer
7 3 (7.89%) Software Engineer
8 2 (5.26%) Graduate
8 2 (5.26%) Graduate Developer
8 2 (5.26%) VB Developer
8 2 (5.26%) VB6 Developer
9 1 (2.63%) .NET Software Engineer
9 1 (2.63%) PHP Web Developer
9 1 (2.63%) .NET Programmer
9 1 (2.63%) Software Programmer
9 1 (2.63%) Graduate Software Engineer
9 1 (2.63%) Junior Developer
9 1 (2.63%) Senior Software Engineer
9 1 (2.63%) Junior Software Developer
9 1 (2.63%) PHP Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 37 (97.37%) .NET
2 32 (84.21%) Web Services
2 32 (84.21%) XML
3 10 (26.32%) WCF
4 9 (23.68%) WPF
5 3 (7.89%) Entity Framework
5 3 (7.89%) HTML
5 3 (7.89%) CSS
5 3 (7.89%) .NET Framework
6 2 (5.26%) Cocoa Touch
6 2 (5.26%) ASP.NET
6 2 (5.26%) Cocoa
6 2 (5.26%) ASP.NET MVC
6 2 (5.26%) HTML5
7 1 (2.63%) Laravel
7 1 (2.63%) WinRT
7 1 (2.63%) LINQ
7 1 (2.63%) jQuery
7 1 (2.63%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 2 (5.26%) iPhone
2 1 (2.63%) RIA
2 1 (2.63%) Data Integration
Operating Systems
1 2 (5.26%) Windows
1 2 (5.26%) Android
1 2 (5.26%) Windows Phone
2 1 (2.63%) Apple iOS
2 1 (2.63%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (81.58%) Project Management
2 3 (7.89%) MVC
3 1 (2.63%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 35 (92.11%) C#
2 34 (89.47%) SQL
2 34 (89.47%) VB
3 4 (10.53%) JavaScript
4 3 (7.89%) VB6
5 2 (5.26%) VB.NET
5 2 (5.26%) Objective-C
6 1 (2.63%) PHP
Qualifications
1 2 (5.26%) Microsoft Certification
1 2 (5.26%) Degree
Vendors
1 35 (92.11%) Oracle
2 2 (5.26%) Microsoft
2 2 (5.26%) Apple
2 2 (5.26%) Google