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 22 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Software Engineer
Rank 130 89 97
Rank change year-on-year
-41 +8
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Engineer 80 90 91
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 1.60% 2.47% 2.44%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.66% 2.62% 2.52%
Number of salaries quoted 72 71 80
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +1.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £32,500 £29,500
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £45,000 £42,750
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £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
4823 3434 3604
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 96.63% 94.31% 96.67%
Number of salaries quoted 3793 2695 2997
Average salary £37,500 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £24,500 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £52,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +1.29%

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 22 August 2014.

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 22 August 2014. 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 -19 70 £40,000 - 6
Halifax -9 2 £40,000 +23.07%
Wakefield -6 1 £22,500 -43.75%
Software Engineer
Yorkshire

Software Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, 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.

1 158 (91.33%) Software Engineering
2 78 (45.09%) C#
3 70 (40.46%) .NET
4 59 (34.10%) Java
5 54 (31.21%) Agile Software Development
6 46 (26.59%) OO
7 44 (25.43%) SQL
8 43 (24.86%) Degree
9 38 (21.97%) HTML
9 38 (21.97%) ASP.NET
9 38 (21.97%) Enterprise Software
10 37 (21.39%) OOP
10 37 (21.39%) JavaScript
11 36 (20.81%) Web Services
12 35 (20.23%) SQL Server
13 34 (19.65%) Computer Science
14 30 (17.34%) XML
15 26 (15.03%) Apache
16 24 (13.87%) Multithreading
17 23 (13.29%) Spring
17 23 (13.29%) Hibernate
18 22 (12.72%) TDD
18 22 (12.72%) Java EE
18 22 (12.72%) Data Transformation
19 20 (11.56%) Hadoop
19 20 (11.56%) ASP.NET MVC
19 20 (11.56%) Apache Hive
19 20 (11.56%) MapReduce
20 19 (10.98%) SOAP
20 19 (10.98%) Oracle

Software Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, 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 26 (15.03%) Apache
2 5 (2.89%) WebSphere
3 3 (1.73%) GlassFish
3 3 (1.73%) Node.js
3 3 (1.73%) Tomcat
3 3 (1.73%) CICS
4 2 (1.16%) OpenEdge
4 2 (1.16%) IIS
4 2 (1.16%) BizTalk Server
5 1 (0.58%) Drupal
Applications
1 9 (5.20%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (1.16%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 4 (2.31%) SaaS
1 4 (2.31%) Force.com
2 1 (0.58%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 4 (2.31%) DVB
2 1 (0.58%) HTTP
2 1 (0.58%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 35 (20.23%) SQL Server
2 20 (11.56%) Hadoop
2 20 (11.56%) Apache Hive
3 8 (4.62%) SQL Server 2008
4 6 (3.47%) MySQL
5 4 (2.31%) SQL Server 2012
6 3 (1.73%) MongoDB
6 3 (1.73%) Riak
7 2 (1.16%) Data Warehouse
7 2 (1.16%) HBase
7 2 (1.16%) Redis
7 2 (1.16%) Big Data
7 2 (1.16%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 1 (0.58%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 1 (0.58%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 1 (0.58%) PostgreSQL
8 1 (0.58%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 14 (8.09%) Visual Studio
2 10 (5.78%) JUnit
2 10 (5.78%) Team Foundation Server
3 5 (2.89%) VSS/SourceSafe
4 4 (2.31%) NUnit
4 4 (2.31%) ReSharper
5 3 (1.73%) Selenium
5 3 (1.73%) Maven
5 3 (1.73%) Subversion
6 2 (1.16%) ClearCase
6 2 (1.16%) CruiseControl
6 2 (1.16%) ClearQuest
6 2 (1.16%) Moq
6 2 (1.16%) FitNesse
6 2 (1.16%) MorphX
7 1 (0.58%) SoapUI
7 1 (0.58%) WebDriver
7 1 (0.58%) Git (software)
7 1 (0.58%) Introscope
General
1 18 (10.40%) Finance
2 8 (4.62%) Electronics
3 6 (3.47%) Telecoms
4 4 (2.31%) Games
5 2 (1.16%) Banking
5 2 (1.16%) Legal
6 1 (0.58%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 70 (40.46%) .NET
2 38 (21.97%) HTML
2 38 (21.97%) ASP.NET
3 36 (20.81%) Web Services
4 30 (17.34%) XML
5 23 (13.29%) Spring
5 23 (13.29%) Hibernate
6 22 (12.72%) Java EE
7 20 (11.56%) ASP.NET MVC
8 19 (10.98%) SOAP
9 18 (10.40%) WinForms
10 17 (9.83%) WPF
11 16 (9.25%) .NET Framework
11 16 (9.25%) CSS
12 14 (8.09%) Silverlight
13 12 (6.94%) WCF
14 8 (4.62%) J2EE
14 8 (4.62%) ASP.NET MVC 2
15 7 (4.05%) ASP.NET Web Forms
16 5 (2.89%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 38 (21.97%) Enterprise Software
2 34 (19.65%) Computer Science
3 6 (3.47%) Mathematics
4 5 (2.89%) Data Integration
4 5 (2.89%) Open Source
4 5 (2.89%) Firmware
4 5 (2.89%) DTV
4 5 (2.89%) MPEG
4 5 (2.89%) NHS
5 4 (2.31%) STB
6 3 (1.73%) GIS
6 3 (1.73%) Mainframe
6 3 (1.73%) W3C
7 2 (1.16%) Management Information System
7 2 (1.16%) Inversion of Control
8 1 (0.58%) Embedded Systems
8 1 (0.58%) E-Learning
8 1 (0.58%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 17 (9.83%) Linux
2 8 (4.62%) Windows
2 8 (4.62%) Android
3 6 (3.47%) Embedded Linux
4 4 (2.31%) Windows Server 2012
4 4 (2.31%) UNIX
5 3 (1.73%) Solaris
5 3 (1.73%) Mac OS X
5 3 (1.73%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 158 (91.33%) Software Engineering
2 54 (31.21%) Agile Software Development
3 46 (26.59%) OO
4 37 (21.39%) OOP
5 24 (13.87%) Multithreading
6 22 (12.72%) TDD
6 22 (12.72%) Data Transformation
7 20 (11.56%) MapReduce
8 18 (10.40%) Business Intelligence
8 18 (10.40%) MVC
9 17 (9.83%) Project Management
10 15 (8.67%) Automated Testing
11 13 (7.51%) Continuous Integration
12 8 (4.62%) E-Commerce
12 8 (4.62%) Software Testing
12 8 (4.62%) Unit Testing
12 8 (4.62%) Test Automation
12 8 (4.62%) Agile Testing
13 7 (4.05%) Test Management
14 5 (2.89%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 78 (45.09%) C#
2 59 (34.10%) Java
3 44 (25.43%) SQL
4 37 (21.39%) JavaScript
5 16 (9.25%) C++
6 15 (8.67%) PHP
6 15 (8.67%) VB
7 10 (5.78%) C
8 8 (4.62%) VB6
9 7 (4.05%) Python
10 5 (2.89%) Scala
10 5 (2.89%) Perl
11 4 (2.31%) Embedded C
11 4 (2.31%) VB.NET
12 3 (1.73%) PHP5
12 3 (1.73%) Ruby
12 3 (1.73%) Groovy
12 3 (1.73%) COBOL
13 2 (1.16%) Progress 4GL
13 2 (1.16%) X++
Qualifications
1 43 (24.86%) Degree
2 4 (2.31%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 4 (2.31%) ISEB
3 2 (1.16%) Sun Certification
4 1 (0.58%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (8.09%) QA
System Software
1 4 (2.31%) Hyper-V
2 1 (0.58%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 3 (1.73%) Puppet
1 3 (1.73%) Vagrant
2 1 (0.58%) CA Wily
2 1 (0.58%) Tivoli
2 1 (0.58%) OpenView
2 1 (0.58%) Unicenter
Vendors
1 19 (10.98%) Oracle
2 15 (8.67%) Microsoft
3 4 (2.31%) Typemock
3 4 (2.31%) Red Gate
4 2 (1.16%) Progress
4 2 (1.16%) Cloudera
5 1 (0.58%) Zend
5 1 (0.58%) Infragistics
5 1 (0.58%) BMC
5 1 (0.58%) Embarcadero
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