The statistics below represent IT jobs advertised across the Wakefield region that had Software Engineer featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the salaries offered over the 3 months to 23 February 2017 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
23 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Software Engineer
West Yorkshire / Wakefield
Rank 11 25 -
Rank change year-on-year
+14 -
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Engineer 15 5 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wakefield 13.04% 3.60% -
As % of the Job Titles category 13.39% 3.65% -
Number of salaries quoted 15 5 0
Median salary £37,000 £41,500 -
Median salary % change year-on-year
-10.84% -
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the Wakefield region. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of permanent jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
Wakefield
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
112 137 225
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wakefield 97.39% 98.56% 99.12%
Number of salaries quoted 103 122 196
Median salary £37,000 £35,500 £32,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+4.22% +9.23%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £22,500 £20,300
10% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £47,500 £45,000
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-1.19% +5.00%

Software Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in Wakefield

The demand trend of job ads across the Wakefield region that featured Software Engineer in the job title.

Software Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in Wakefield

Software Engineer
Salary Trend in Wakefield

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Software Engineer across the Wakefield region.

Software Engineer Salary Trend in Wakefield

Software Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wakefield

For the 6 months to 23 February 2017, Software Engineer job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Wakefield region featuring Software Engineer in the job title.

1 22 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 13 (59.09%) Wireless
2 13 (59.09%) C
2 13 (59.09%) SDLC
3 12 (54.55%) ZigBee
3 12 (54.55%) C++
3 12 (54.55%) Bluetooth
3 12 (54.55%) GPRS
3 12 (54.55%) GSM
3 12 (54.55%) Ethernet
3 12 (54.55%) TCP/IP
3 12 (54.55%) Embedded C
3 12 (54.55%) Firmware
4 11 (50.00%) Embedded C++
4 11 (50.00%) Electronics
4 11 (50.00%) Atmel
5 9 (40.91%) jQuery
5 9 (40.91%) .NET Framework
5 9 (40.91%) MVC
5 9 (40.91%) CSS
5 9 (40.91%) HTML
5 9 (40.91%) C#
5 9 (40.91%) .NET
6 6 (27.27%) SQL
6 6 (27.27%) Web Development
7 3 (13.64%) ASP.NET MVC 5
7 3 (13.64%) KnockoutJS
7 3 (13.64%) Finance
7 3 (13.64%) Legal
7 3 (13.64%) VB.NET

Software Engineer Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in Wakefield by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Communications & Networking
1 13 (59.09%) Wireless
2 12 (54.55%) Bluetooth
2 12 (54.55%) Ethernet
2 12 (54.55%) GPRS
2 12 (54.55%) GSM
2 12 (54.55%) TCP/IP
2 12 (54.55%) ZigBee
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (13.64%) SQL Server
General
1 11 (50.00%) Electronics
2 3 (13.64%) Finance
2 3 (13.64%) Legal
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (40.91%) .NET
1 9 (40.91%) .NET Framework
1 9 (40.91%) CSS
1 9 (40.91%) HTML
1 9 (40.91%) jQuery
2 3 (13.64%) ASP.NET
2 3 (13.64%) ASP.NET MVC 5
2 3 (13.64%) KnockoutJS
Miscellaneous
1 1 (4.55%) Computer Science
1 1 (4.55%) Embedded Systems
Operating Systems
1 1 (4.55%) Embedded Linux
1 1 (4.55%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 13 (59.09%) SDLC
3 9 (40.91%) MVC
4 6 (27.27%) Web Development
5 1 (4.55%) Defect Tracking
5 1 (4.55%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 13 (59.09%) C
2 12 (54.55%) C++
2 12 (54.55%) Embedded C
3 11 (50.00%) Embedded C++
4 9 (40.91%) C#
5 6 (27.27%) SQL
6 3 (13.64%) JavaScript
6 3 (13.64%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 1 (4.55%) Degree
System Software
1 12 (54.55%) Firmware
Vendors
1 11 (50.00%) Atmel
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