The table below looks at the statistics for the Software Engineer role in IT jobs advertised for the West Yorkshire 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 2 September 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
2 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Software Engineer
Rank 61 139 91
Rank change year-on-year
+78 -48
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Engineer 195 80 93
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 4.11% 1.61% 2.54%
As % of the Job Titles category 4.30% 1.67% 2.69%
Number of salaries quoted 142 72 73
Average salary £45,000 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.50% -
90% offered a salary of more than £29,200 £27,900 £32,600
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £45,000 £44,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Software Engineer
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 West Yorkshire 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
West Yorkshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
4536 4786 3452
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 95.60% 96.51% 94.39%
Number of salaries quoted 3630 3729 2712
Average salary £42,500 £37,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+13.33% -
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £22,500 £24,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £54,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.56%

Software Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in West Yorkshire

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

Software Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in West Yorkshire

Software Engineer
Salary Trend in West Yorkshire

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

Software Engineer Salary Trend in West Yorkshire

Software Engineer
Salary Histogram in West Yorkshire

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Software Engineer across the West Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 2 September 2015.

Software Engineer Salary Histogram in West Yorkshire

Software Engineer
Job Locations in West Yorkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Software Engineer within the West Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 2 September 2015. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Leeds +61 159 £45,000 +12.50% 14
Huddersfield +6 13 £30,000 -40.00%
Wetherby - 7 £27,500 -
Bradford -14 5 £36,250 -27.50% 1
Halifax +6 3 £30,000 -36.84% 2
Otley - 1 £30,000 -
Software Engineer
Yorkshire

Software Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 2 September 2015, IT jobs across the West Yorkshire 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.

1 307 (91.92%) Software Engineering
2 194 (58.08%) Agile Software Development
3 173 (51.80%) Java
4 164 (49.10%) C#
5 158 (47.31%) SQL
6 142 (42.51%) .NET
7 111 (33.23%) ASP.NET
8 94 (28.14%) HTML
9 88 (26.35%) SDLC
10 82 (24.55%) SQL Server
11 80 (23.95%) Continuous Integration
12 79 (23.65%) WPF
13 78 (23.35%) C++
14 73 (21.86%) OO
15 68 (20.36%) TDD
16 61 (18.26%) Degree
16 61 (18.26%) JavaScript
17 57 (17.07%) Scrum
18 54 (16.17%) Linux
19 53 (15.87%) HTML5
20 51 (15.27%) Retail
21 50 (14.97%) Pharmaceutical
21 50 (14.97%) NHS
22 48 (14.37%) PHP
23 47 (14.07%) Oracle
23 47 (14.07%) WinForms
24 46 (13.77%) Finance
25 42 (12.57%) J2EE
26 40 (11.98%) Enterprise Software
27 39 (11.68%) Apache Flex

Software Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 2 September 2015, IT jobs across the West Yorkshire 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.

Application Platforms
1 11 (3.29%) Apache
1 11 (3.29%) Apache Pig
2 10 (2.99%) Node.js
3 7 (2.10%) SAS
4 4 (1.20%) OpenStack
5 3 (0.90%) CMS
5 3 (0.90%) SharePoint
5 3 (0.90%) IIS
6 2 (0.60%) GlassFish
7 1 (0.30%) CICS
Applications
1 5 (1.50%) MS Excel
2 4 (1.20%) MS Office
3 2 (0.60%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (0.30%) SAP Oil and Gas
1 1 (0.30%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 2 (0.60%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 8 (2.40%) Internet
2 6 (1.80%) RFID
3 4 (1.20%) TCP/IP
3 4 (1.20%) SSL
4 1 (0.30%) Intranet
4 1 (0.30%) DVB
4 1 (0.30%) Network Security
4 1 (0.30%) Ethernet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 82 (24.55%) SQL Server
2 30 (8.98%) MySQL
3 18 (5.39%) MongoDB
3 18 (5.39%) Relational Database
4 17 (5.09%) Hadoop
4 17 (5.09%) CouchDB
5 11 (3.29%) Apache Hive
6 9 (2.69%) NoSQL
7 3 (0.90%) Riak
7 3 (0.90%) SQL Server 2008
7 3 (0.90%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 2 (0.60%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 2 (0.60%) Big Data
9 1 (0.30%) SQL Server 2012
9 1 (0.30%) SQL Server 2005
9 1 (0.30%) Crystal Reports
9 1 (0.30%) Oracle Reports
9 1 (0.30%) SQL Server 2000
9 1 (0.30%) Microsoft Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 34 (10.18%) NUnit
2 33 (9.88%) MSTest
3 24 (7.19%) Git (software)
4 23 (6.89%) Visual Studio
5 20 (5.99%) Subversion
6 17 (5.09%) Mercurial
7 13 (3.89%) Team Foundation Server
8 4 (1.20%) JUnit
9 2 (0.60%) TeamCity
9 2 (0.60%) Jenkins
9 2 (0.60%) Hudson
10 1 (0.30%) Behat
10 1 (0.30%) Cucumber
10 1 (0.30%) VSS/SourceSafe
10 1 (0.30%) PowerBuilder
10 1 (0.30%) MorphX
10 1 (0.30%) Selenium
General
1 51 (15.27%) Retail
2 50 (14.97%) Pharmaceutical
3 46 (13.77%) Finance
4 9 (2.69%) Electronics
5 3 (0.90%) Manufacturing
6 2 (0.60%) Marketing
7 1 (0.30%) Games
7 1 (0.30%) Telecoms
7 1 (0.30%) Aerospace
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 142 (42.51%) .NET
2 111 (33.23%) ASP.NET
3 94 (28.14%) HTML
4 79 (23.65%) WPF
5 53 (15.87%) HTML5
6 47 (14.07%) WinForms
7 42 (12.57%) J2EE
8 39 (11.68%) Apache Flex
9 37 (11.08%) Spring
9 37 (11.08%) Java EE
10 33 (9.88%) XML
11 32 (9.58%) .NET Framework
12 31 (9.28%) WCF
13 30 (8.98%) Web Services
14 28 (8.38%) RESTful
15 27 (8.08%) CSS
15 27 (8.08%) Hibernate
16 26 (7.78%) Middleware
17 24 (7.19%) jQuery
18 23 (6.89%) Silverlight
Miscellaneous
1 50 (14.97%) NHS
2 40 (11.98%) Enterprise Software
3 18 (5.39%) Computer Science
4 15 (4.49%) Client/Server
5 10 (2.99%) DTV
6 9 (2.69%) STB
6 9 (2.69%) Mobile App
7 8 (2.40%) RIA
7 8 (2.40%) W3C
8 6 (1.80%) Biometrics
8 6 (1.80%) Smartphone
8 6 (1.80%) Data Structures
8 6 (1.80%) Algorithms
9 4 (1.20%) N-Tier
10 3 (0.90%) User Experience
11 2 (0.60%) Mathematics
11 2 (0.60%) Blog
12 1 (0.30%) Online Games
12 1 (0.30%) iPhone
12 1 (0.30%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 54 (16.17%) Linux
2 30 (8.98%) Android
3 29 (8.68%) Apple iOS
4 25 (7.49%) UNIX
5 22 (6.59%) Windows
6 10 (2.99%) Embedded Linux
7 8 (2.40%) Windows Mobile
8 3 (0.90%) Mac OS X
9 2 (0.60%) CentOS
9 2 (0.60%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 1 (0.30%) Windows 8
10 1 (0.30%) Windows Phone
10 1 (0.30%) zOS
10 1 (0.30%) Windows CE
Processes & Methodologies
1 307 (91.92%) Software Engineering
2 194 (58.08%) Agile Software Development
3 88 (26.35%) SDLC
4 80 (23.95%) Continuous Integration
5 73 (21.86%) OO
6 68 (20.36%) TDD
7 57 (17.07%) Scrum
8 36 (10.78%) Integration Testing
9 35 (10.48%) Automated Testing
10 33 (9.88%) Agile Testing
11 29 (8.68%) Multithreading
11 29 (8.68%) Unit Testing
12 25 (7.49%) Test Automation
12 25 (7.49%) BDD
12 25 (7.49%) Mentoring
12 25 (7.49%) Coaching
13 23 (6.89%) MVC
14 22 (6.59%) Software Testing
14 22 (6.59%) Load Testing
14 22 (6.59%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 173 (51.80%) Java
2 164 (49.10%) C#
3 158 (47.31%) SQL
4 78 (23.35%) C++
5 61 (18.26%) JavaScript
6 48 (14.37%) PHP
7 37 (11.08%) C
8 24 (7.19%) Perl
9 20 (5.99%) Python
10 14 (4.19%) T-SQL
11 13 (3.89%) VB
11 13 (3.89%) PL/SQL
12 11 (3.29%) VB6
12 11 (3.29%) Scala
13 10 (2.99%) Groovy
14 9 (2.69%) Ruby
15 8 (2.40%) VB.NET
16 7 (2.10%) COBOL
16 7 (2.10%) JCL
16 7 (2.10%) R
Qualifications
1 61 (18.26%) Degree
2 14 (4.19%) ISEB
3 1 (0.30%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (0.90%) QA
System Software
1 4 (1.20%) VMware Infrastructure
1 4 (1.20%) KVM
2 2 (0.60%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 3 (0.90%) Opscode Chef
2 2 (0.60%) Graphite
2 2 (0.60%) Rundeck
3 1 (0.30%) Salt
Vendors
1 47 (14.07%) Oracle
2 15 (4.49%) Xamarin
3 11 (3.29%) Microsoft
4 4 (1.20%) NetApp
4 4 (1.20%) VMware
5 2 (0.60%) Atmel
5 2 (0.60%) Splunk
5 2 (0.60%) Red Hat
5 2 (0.60%) EMC
6 1 (0.30%) Sybase
6 1 (0.30%) SAP
6 1 (0.30%) Apple
6 1 (0.30%) Borland
6 1 (0.30%) Google
Halifax, West Yorkshire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £25,000 to £30,000 per annum
Posted: 2 hours ago
Leeds
Searchability
Salary: £25000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 12 hours ago
Halifax, Yorkshire
4it Recruitment
Posted: 13 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Searchability
Salary: £25000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 19 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Hotfoot Recruitment
Salary: Up to £45,000 per annum
Posted: 22 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Hotfoot Recruitment
Salary: Up to £45,000 per annum
Posted: 22 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
ReThink Recruitment
Salary: £25000.00 - £50000.00 per annum + dependent on experience
Posted: 23 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
The Bridge Ltd
Salary: Up to £55,000 per annum plus benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds, West Yorkshire
The Bridge Ltd
Salary: Up to £55,000 per annum plus benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum + Pension, Flexitime, 25 days
Posted: 4 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Sky Bet
Posted: 5 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Premier Engineering
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + EXCELLENT BENEFITS!
Posted: 5 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Techsearch Technology
Salary: From £25,000 to £40,000 per annum plus excellent benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Hotfoot Recruitment
Salary: Up to £45,000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Bradford
Computer Futures
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 14 days ago
Leeds
EE
Salary: Competitive + Benefits
Posted: 27 days ago