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 28 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Software Engineer
Rank 85 135 96
Rank change year-on-year
+50 -39
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Engineer 131 91 88
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 2.90% 1.77% 2.41%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.99% 1.82% 2.53%
Number of salaries quoted 104 81 77
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +14.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £35,000 £24,700
10% offered a salary of more than £47,850 £45,000 £42,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%
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
4378 4993 3480
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 96.86% 96.97% 95.47%
Number of salaries quoted 3478 4101 2764
Average salary £40,000 £38,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.89% +10.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £25,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

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 28 May 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 28 May 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 +55 118 £40,000 - 12
Bradford -14 2 £42,500 +18.05% 2
Wetherby - 2 £30,500 -
Halifax -4 1 £17,000 -51.42%
Huddersfield - 1 £37,000 - 2
Keighley - 1 £25,000 - 1
Software Engineer
Yorkshire

Software Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 28 May 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.

1 185 (85.65%) Software Engineering
2 126 (58.33%) Agile Software Development
3 111 (51.39%) C#
4 105 (48.61%) SQL
5 92 (42.59%) .NET
6 81 (37.50%) Java
7 78 (36.11%) SQL Server
8 72 (33.33%) OO
9 70 (32.41%) ASP.NET
10 56 (25.93%) Degree
11 50 (23.15%) TDD
11 50 (23.15%) HTML
12 49 (22.69%) WPF
13 47 (21.76%) SDLC
14 40 (18.52%) C++
14 40 (18.52%) Oracle
14 40 (18.52%) HTML5
15 36 (16.67%) Retail
16 34 (15.74%) XML
16 34 (15.74%) Finance
16 34 (15.74%) Agile Testing
17 33 (15.28%) WinForms
18 32 (14.81%) Pharmaceutical
18 32 (14.81%) Enterprise Software
19 31 (14.35%) JavaScript
19 31 (14.35%) PHP
20 30 (13.89%) BDD
21 29 (13.43%) Scrum
22 28 (12.96%) Linux
22 28 (12.96%) Apple iOS

Software Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 28 May 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 9 (4.17%) Node.js
2 3 (1.39%) Apache Pig
2 3 (1.39%) IIS
3 2 (0.93%) SAS
3 2 (0.93%) SharePoint
3 2 (0.93%) Apache
3 2 (0.93%) CMS
4 1 (0.46%) WebLogic
4 1 (0.46%) Tomcat
4 1 (0.46%) JBoss
4 1 (0.46%) WebSphere
Applications
1 18 (8.33%) MS Excel
2 2 (0.93%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (0.46%) Dynamics AX
1 1 (0.46%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 4 (1.85%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (0.93%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 9 (4.17%) Internet
2 5 (2.31%) DVB
3 4 (1.85%) TCP/IP
4 3 (1.39%) SSL
4 3 (1.39%) DNS
4 3 (1.39%) DHCP
4 3 (1.39%) SSH
5 1 (0.46%) Intranet
5 1 (0.46%) HTTP
5 1 (0.46%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 78 (36.11%) SQL Server
2 20 (9.26%) MySQL
3 17 (7.87%) Big Data
4 14 (6.48%) MongoDB
5 9 (4.17%) CouchDB
5 9 (4.17%) Relational Database
6 5 (2.31%) Riak
7 4 (1.85%) Hadoop
8 3 (1.39%) Apache Hive
8 3 (1.39%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 2 (0.93%) SQL Server 2008
9 2 (0.93%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 1 (0.46%) Oracle Database
10 1 (0.46%) SQL Server 2000
10 1 (0.46%) RDBMS
10 1 (0.46%) Crystal Reports
10 1 (0.46%) Oracle Reports
10 1 (0.46%) NoSQL
10 1 (0.46%) SQL Server 2005
10 1 (0.46%) Microsoft Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 17 (7.87%) ReSharper
1 17 (7.87%) SoapUI
1 17 (7.87%) Moq
2 12 (5.56%) SpecFlow
2 12 (5.56%) FitNesse
2 12 (5.56%) NUnit
3 11 (5.09%) MSTest
4 10 (4.63%) Git (software)
4 10 (4.63%) Visual Studio
5 3 (1.39%) VSS/SourceSafe
5 3 (1.39%) JUnit
5 3 (1.39%) Team Foundation Server
5 3 (1.39%) Subversion
6 2 (0.93%) Hudson
6 2 (0.93%) TeamCity
6 2 (0.93%) Jenkins
7 1 (0.46%) WebDriver
7 1 (0.46%) Cucumber
7 1 (0.46%) Maven
7 1 (0.46%) Selenium
General
1 36 (16.67%) Retail
2 34 (15.74%) Finance
3 32 (14.81%) Pharmaceutical
4 2 (0.93%) Telecoms
5 1 (0.46%) Aerospace
5 1 (0.46%) Manufacturing
5 1 (0.46%) Electronics
5 1 (0.46%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 92 (42.59%) .NET
2 70 (32.41%) ASP.NET
3 50 (23.15%) HTML
4 49 (22.69%) WPF
5 40 (18.52%) HTML5
6 34 (15.74%) XML
7 33 (15.28%) WinForms
8 24 (11.11%) J2EE
9 20 (9.26%) .NET Framework
10 18 (8.33%) Spring
10 18 (8.33%) Java EE
11 17 (7.87%) WCF
11 17 (7.87%) ASP.NET Web Forms
12 16 (7.41%) CSS
13 15 (6.94%) Hibernate
13 15 (6.94%) Web Services
14 14 (6.48%) ASP.NET MVC
15 13 (6.02%) REST
16 12 (5.56%) Gherkin
17 11 (5.09%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 32 (14.81%) Enterprise Software
2 17 (7.87%) Private Cloud
3 15 (6.94%) NHS
4 12 (5.56%) Computer Science
5 6 (2.78%) DTV
5 6 (2.78%) Mobile App
6 5 (2.31%) Client/Server
6 5 (2.31%) STB
6 5 (2.31%) RIA
7 4 (1.85%) User Experience
8 3 (1.39%) Mathematics
9 2 (0.93%) Blog
9 2 (0.93%) iPhone
9 2 (0.93%) W3C
10 1 (0.46%) Analytical Skills
10 1 (0.46%) Management Information System
10 1 (0.46%) GIS
10 1 (0.46%) Data Protection Act
Operating Systems
1 28 (12.96%) Linux
1 28 (12.96%) Apple iOS
2 22 (10.19%) Android
3 13 (6.02%) UNIX
3 13 (6.02%) Windows
4 7 (3.24%) Mac OS X
5 6 (2.78%) Windows Mobile
6 1 (0.46%) Windows 8
6 1 (0.46%) Windows Phone
6 1 (0.46%) Embedded Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 185 (85.65%) Software Engineering
2 126 (58.33%) Agile Software Development
3 72 (33.33%) OO
4 50 (23.15%) TDD
5 47 (21.76%) SDLC
6 34 (15.74%) Agile Testing
7 30 (13.89%) BDD
8 29 (13.43%) Scrum
9 27 (12.50%) Continuous Integration
9 27 (12.50%) Software Testing
10 25 (11.57%) Test Automation
11 24 (11.11%) Automated Testing
11 24 (11.11%) MVC
11 24 (11.11%) Concurrent Programming
12 23 (10.65%) Mentoring
12 23 (10.65%) Coaching
12 23 (10.65%) Unit Testing
13 22 (10.19%) Integration Testing
13 22 (10.19%) Multithreading
14 19 (8.80%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 111 (51.39%) C#
2 105 (48.61%) SQL
3 81 (37.50%) Java
4 40 (18.52%) C++
5 31 (14.35%) JavaScript
5 31 (14.35%) PHP
6 15 (6.94%) C
7 14 (6.48%) Python
8 6 (2.78%) Ruby
8 6 (2.78%) VB
9 4 (1.85%) VB6
9 4 (1.85%) VB.NET
9 4 (1.85%) Perl
9 4 (1.85%) Embedded C
9 4 (1.85%) Embedded C++
10 3 (1.39%) VBScript
10 3 (1.39%) Scala
10 3 (1.39%) Groovy
11 2 (0.93%) R
11 2 (0.93%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 56 (25.93%) Degree
2 13 (6.02%) ISEB
3 1 (0.46%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (0.46%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (2.78%) QA
System Software
1 17 (7.87%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 1 (0.46%) MOM
Vendors
1 40 (18.52%) Oracle
2 23 (10.65%) Microsoft
3 18 (8.33%) Apple
4 5 (2.31%) Xamarin
5 1 (0.46%) Borland
5 1 (0.46%) SAP
5 1 (0.46%) Sybase
5 1 (0.46%) Google
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Spring Technology
Salary: £30000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 4 hours ago
Leeds, Yorkshire
Global Technology Solutions Ltd
Salary: excellent benefits
Posted: 15 hours ago
Bradford, West Yorkshire
Rullion IT Plus
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + pension + life assurance + health
Posted: Yesterday
Bradford, West Yorkshire
Rullion IT Plus
Salary: £43000 - £53000 per annum + pension+life assurance+health
Posted: Yesterday
Huddersfield, West Yorkshire
Hotfoot Recruitment
Salary: Up to £37,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Hotfoot Recruitment
Salary: Up to £35,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Hotfoot Recruitment
Salary: Up to £45,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Keighley, West Yorkshire
Technology Sourcing Limited
Salary: From £18,000 to £35,000 per annum Depending on level of experience
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds, West Yorkshire
The Bridge Ltd
Salary: Up to £55,000 per annum plus benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Huddersfield, Yorkshire
Hotfoot Recruitment Ltd
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: Competitive Salary - Discussed on application
Posted: 2 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Spring Technology
Salary: £35000.00 - £45000.00 per annum + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
TEKsystems
Salary: £38000 - £60000 per annum + Package
Posted: 4 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
2Source Talent
Salary: £50,000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Global Technology Solutions Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
West Yorkshire
Computer Futures
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 7 days ago
Leeds
Progressive Recruitment
Salary: £35000 - £42000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 11 days ago
West Yorkshire
Computer Futures
Salary: £40000 - £46000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 16 days ago
West Yorkshire
Stem Graduates
Salary: £16000.00 - £22000 per annum
Posted: 26 days ago
City, Leeds
Inter-Vention UK Ltd
Salary: Excellent Salary Package + Bonus!
Posted: 27 days ago