The table below looks at the statistics 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 30 April 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
30 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Software Engineering
Rank 34 30 26
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -4
Permanent jobs citing Software Engineering 2 2 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wakefield 1.29% 1.37% 0.87%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.47% 1.75% 1.22%
Number of salaries quoted 2 2 1
Average salary £37,500 £35,000 £42,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% -16.66%
UK excluding London average salary £44,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+10.00% -
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 Wakefield region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Wakefield
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
136 114 82
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wakefield 87.74% 78.08% 71.30%
Number of salaries quoted 107 108 72
Average salary £42,000 £34,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+23.52% -9.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £22,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £45,000 £40,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £44,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+2.27% +3.52%

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 30 April 2016, 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 6 (50.00%) ZigBee
1 6 (50.00%) C
1 6 (50.00%) C++
1 6 (50.00%) JavaScript
1 6 (50.00%) Bluetooth
1 6 (50.00%) GPRS
1 6 (50.00%) GSM
1 6 (50.00%) Ethernet
1 6 (50.00%) TCP/IP
1 6 (50.00%) Embedded C
1 6 (50.00%) Firmware
1 6 (50.00%) 3G
1 6 (50.00%) Wireless
1 6 (50.00%) Atmel
2 5 (41.67%) Microsoft
2 5 (41.67%) ASP.NET
2 5 (41.67%) C#
2 5 (41.67%) .NET
2 5 (41.67%) SQL Server
3 3 (25.00%) Web Services
3 3 (25.00%) SQL
3 3 (25.00%) CSS
3 3 (25.00%) MVC
3 3 (25.00%) ASP.NET MVC
3 3 (25.00%) jQuery
3 3 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (25.00%) Mentoring
4 2 (16.67%) Microsoft Certification
4 2 (16.67%) Subversion
4 2 (16.67%) TDD

Software Engineering
Top Related IT Skills in Wakefield by Category

For the 6 months to 30 April 2016, 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 2 (16.67%) IIS
1 2 (16.67%) SharePoint
2 1 (8.33%) Apache
2 1 (8.33%) Node.js
Cloud Services
1 1 (8.33%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (8.33%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 6 (50.00%) 3G
1 6 (50.00%) Bluetooth
1 6 (50.00%) Ethernet
1 6 (50.00%) GPRS
1 6 (50.00%) GSM
1 6 (50.00%) TCP/IP
1 6 (50.00%) Wireless
1 6 (50.00%) ZigBee
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (41.67%) SQL Server
2 2 (16.67%) SQL Server 2008
2 2 (16.67%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (8.33%) MongoDB
3 1 (8.33%) MySQL
3 1 (8.33%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 2 (16.67%) Subversion
2 1 (8.33%) Bower
2 1 (8.33%) Grunt
2 1 (8.33%) gulp
2 1 (8.33%) Jenkins
General
1 1 (8.33%) Finance
1 1 (8.33%) Legal
1 1 (8.33%) Retail
Job Titles
1 7 (58.33%) Software Engineer
2 6 (50.00%) C Software Engineer
2 6 (50.00%) Embedded C Engineer
2 6 (50.00%) Embedded C Software Engineer
2 6 (50.00%) Embedded Engineer
2 6 (50.00%) Embedded Firmware Engineer
2 6 (50.00%) Embedded Software Engineer
2 6 (50.00%) Firmware Engineer
3 2 (16.67%) Developer
4 1 (8.33%) .NET Developer
4 1 (8.33%) ASP.NET Developer
4 1 (8.33%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
4 1 (8.33%) C# .NET Developer
4 1 (8.33%) C# ASP.NET Developer
4 1 (8.33%) C# Developer
4 1 (8.33%) PHP Developer
4 1 (8.33%) Web Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (41.67%) .NET
1 5 (41.67%) ASP.NET
2 3 (25.00%) ASP.NET MVC
2 3 (25.00%) CSS
2 3 (25.00%) jQuery
2 3 (25.00%) Web Services
3 1 (8.33%) AngularJS
3 1 (8.33%) Backbone.js
3 1 (8.33%) CSS3
3 1 (8.33%) HTML5
3 1 (8.33%) KnockoutJS
3 1 (8.33%) LAMP
3 1 (8.33%) LESS
3 1 (8.33%) REST
3 1 (8.33%) RESTful
3 1 (8.33%) Sass
3 1 (8.33%) SignalR
3 1 (8.33%) SOAP
3 1 (8.33%) Symfony
3 1 (8.33%) XML
Operating Systems
1 1 (8.33%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
1 3 (25.00%) Mentoring
1 3 (25.00%) MVC
2 2 (16.67%) TDD
3 1 (8.33%) Front End Development
3 1 (8.33%) OO
3 1 (8.33%) OO PHP
3 1 (8.33%) Root Cause Analysis
Programming Languages
1 6 (50.00%) C
1 6 (50.00%) C++
1 6 (50.00%) Embedded C
1 6 (50.00%) JavaScript
2 5 (41.67%) C#
3 3 (25.00%) SQL
4 2 (16.67%) VB
4 2 (16.67%) VB.NET
5 1 (8.33%) PHP
5 1 (8.33%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 2 (16.67%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 6 (50.00%) Firmware
2 1 (8.33%) Active Directory
2 1 (8.33%) Docker
Vendors
1 6 (50.00%) Atmel
2 5 (41.67%) Microsoft
3 2 (16.67%) Oracle