The table below looks at the statistics for the Software Engineer role in IT jobs advertised for the Wakefield region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Software Engineer in their job title over the 3 months to 18 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
18 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Software Engineer
Rank 36 - 29
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Engineer 2 0 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wakefield 0.84% - 3.81%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.95% - 3.85%
Number of salaries quoted 2 0 4
Average salary £22,500 - £37,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Software Engineer
West Yorkshire

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
210 97 104
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wakefield 88.24% 97.98% 99.05%
Number of salaries quoted 140 87 94
Average salary £27,500 £37,000 £31,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-25.67% +17.46%
90% offered a salary of more than £20,000 £24,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £40,000 £47,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

Software Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in Wakefield

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Software Engineer in the job title across the Wakefield region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

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
Top 13 Related IT Skills in Wakefield

For the 6 months to 18 September 2014, IT jobs across the Wakefield region that cited Software Engineer in their job title 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 with Software Engineer in their job title.

1 2 (100.00%) SQL
1 2 (100.00%) ISEB
1 2 (100.00%) Firmware
1 2 (100.00%) Migration
1 2 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (100.00%) Automated Testing
1 2 (100.00%) Software Testing
1 2 (100.00%) ISTQB
1 2 (100.00%) Selenium
1 2 (100.00%) Manual Testing
1 2 (100.00%) WebDriver
1 2 (100.00%) Agile Testing
1 2 (100.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification

Software Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Wakefield by Category

For the 6 months to 18 September 2014, IT jobs across the Wakefield region that cited Software Engineer in their job title 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 with Software Engineer in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Development Applications
1 2 (100.00%) Selenium
1 2 (100.00%) WebDriver
Miscellaneous
1 2 (100.00%) Firmware
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) Migration
1 2 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (100.00%) Automated Testing
1 2 (100.00%) Software Testing
1 2 (100.00%) Manual Testing
1 2 (100.00%) Agile Testing
Programming Languages
1 2 (100.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (100.00%) ISEB
1 2 (100.00%) ISTQB
1 2 (100.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification