The first table below looks at the demand for Software Engineering skills in IT jobs advertised for the Wakefield 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 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Processes & Methodologies category for the Wakefield region.

Location
3 months to
17 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Software Engineering
Rank 25 23 17
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -6
Permanent jobs citing Software Engineering 1 14 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wakefield 0.91% 9.52% 4.88%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.37% 17.95% 6.78%
Number of salaries quoted 1 12 2
Average salary £42,000 £37,500 £36,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.00% +2.73%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -2.59%
Processes & Methodologies Category
Wakefield
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
73 78 59
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wakefield 66.36% 53.06% 71.95%
Number of salaries quoted 62 74 55
Average salary £37,500 £30,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+25.00% -14.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £20,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £42,000 £52,500 £40,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,500
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -1.23%
Software Engineering
West Yorkshire

Software Engineering
Jobs Demand Trend in Wakefield

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Software Engineering across the Wakefield region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Software Engineering Jobs Demand Trend in Wakefield

Software Engineering
Salary Trend in Wakefield

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

Software Engineering Salary Trend in Wakefield

Software Engineering
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wakefield

For the 6 months to 17 April 2014, IT jobs across the Wakefield 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 2 (100.00%) CSS
1 2 (100.00%) Subversion
1 2 (100.00%) jQuery
1 2 (100.00%) HTML
1 2 (100.00%) JavaScript
2 1 (50.00%) PHP
2 1 (50.00%) SQL
2 1 (50.00%) MySQL
2 1 (50.00%) Performance Management
2 1 (50.00%) Financial Modelling
2 1 (50.00%) Android
2 1 (50.00%) Git (software)
2 1 (50.00%) HTML5
2 1 (50.00%) BDD
2 1 (50.00%) Apple iOS
2 1 (50.00%) CSS3
2 1 (50.00%) Ruby
2 1 (50.00%) Ruby on Rails
2 1 (50.00%) Web Development
2 1 (50.00%) Degree
2 1 (50.00%) Computer Science
2 1 (50.00%) Zend
2 1 (50.00%) Zend Framework
2 1 (50.00%) PHP5
2 1 (50.00%) Finance
2 1 (50.00%) Legal
2 1 (50.00%) Debian
2 1 (50.00%) PostgreSQL
2 1 (50.00%) UNIX
2 1 (50.00%) Apache

Software Engineering
Top Related IT Skills in Wakefield by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 2014, IT jobs across the Wakefield 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 (50.00%) Apache
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (50.00%) MySQL
1 1 (50.00%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 2 (100.00%) Subversion
2 1 (50.00%) Git (software)
General
1 1 (50.00%) Finance
1 1 (50.00%) Legal
Job Titles
1 2 (100.00%) Developer
1 2 (100.00%) Web Developer
2 1 (50.00%) Programmer
2 1 (50.00%) Lead Developer
2 1 (50.00%) Junior Developer
2 1 (50.00%) PHP Developer
2 1 (50.00%) Junior Web Developer
2 1 (50.00%) PHP Web Developer
2 1 (50.00%) PHP Programmer
2 1 (50.00%) Lead Software Engineer
2 1 (50.00%) Web Programmer
2 1 (50.00%) Web Engineer
2 1 (50.00%) Lead PHP Developer
2 1 (50.00%) Lead Web Developer
2 1 (50.00%) Lead Programmer
2 1 (50.00%) Graduate
2 1 (50.00%) Junior
2 1 (50.00%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (100.00%) HTML
1 2 (100.00%) CSS
1 2 (100.00%) jQuery
2 1 (50.00%) HTML5
2 1 (50.00%) CSS3
2 1 (50.00%) XHTML
2 1 (50.00%) Ruby on Rails
2 1 (50.00%) Zend Framework
Miscellaneous
1 1 (50.00%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 1 (50.00%) UNIX
1 1 (50.00%) Debian
1 1 (50.00%) Android
1 1 (50.00%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) E-Commerce
1 1 (50.00%) Web Development
1 1 (50.00%) Performance Management
1 1 (50.00%) Financial Modelling
1 1 (50.00%) BDD
Programming Languages
1 2 (100.00%) JavaScript
2 1 (50.00%) PHP
2 1 (50.00%) SQL
2 1 (50.00%) Ruby
2 1 (50.00%) PHP5
Qualifications
1 1 (50.00%) Degree
Vendors
1 1 (50.00%) Zend