Period
to 21 January 2018

The median annual salary for a Software Engineer was £45,000 in advertised job vacancies in Halifax during the 6 months to 21 January 2018.

The first table below provides salary benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to same period in the previous 2 years.

Software Engineer
West Yorkshire > Halifax
6 months to
21 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 41 54 44
Rank change year-on-year +13 -10 +12
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Engineer 1 4 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Halifax 0.57% 1.40% 1.97%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.58% 1.40% 1.99%
Number of salaries quoted 1 4 7
Halifax median annual salary £45,000 £52,500 £30,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -14.29% +75.00% -40.00%
West Yorkshire median annual salary £50,000 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +11.11% - +12.50%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Halifax. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title that can be normalized. As such, the figures in the second row provide an indication of the number of permanent jobs in our overall sample.

All Permanent IT Job Vacancies
Halifax
Permanent vacancies in Halifax with a recognized job title 173 285 351
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 99.43% 99.65% 98.87%
Number of salaries quoted 132 259 227
Halifax median annual salary £45,000 £50,000 £44,581
Median salary % change year-on-year -10.00% +12.16% +18.88%
10th Percentile £21,750 £30,000 £30,000
90th Percentile £77,500 £77,500 £57,900
West Yorkshire median annual salary £42,500 £42,000 £41,000
% change year-on-year +1.19% +2.44% +2.50%

Software Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in Halifax

Job postings that featured Software Engineer in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Halifax.

Job vacancy trend for Software Engineer in Halifax

Software Engineer
Salary Trend in Halifax

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

Salary trend for Software Engineer in Halifax

Software Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in Halifax

For the 6 months to 21 January 2018, Software Engineer job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Halifax region featuring Software Engineer in the job title.

1 1 (100.00%) C#
1 1 (100.00%) Java
1 1 (100.00%) SQL
1 1 (100.00%) T-SQL
1 1 (100.00%) .NET
1 1 (100.00%) Oracle
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 1 (100.00%) Visual Studio
1 1 (100.00%) SOAP
1 1 (100.00%) Web Services
1 1 (100.00%) XML
1 1 (100.00%) Tomcat
1 1 (100.00%) Adabas
1 1 (100.00%) ETL
1 1 (100.00%) NATURAL
1 1 (100.00%) MVC
1 1 (100.00%) WinForms
1 1 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (100.00%) TDD
1 1 (100.00%) DAO
1 1 (100.00%) Spring
1 1 (100.00%) Software Engineering
1 1 (100.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 1 (100.00%) .NET Framework
1 1 (100.00%) JSON
1 1 (100.00%) WCF
1 1 (100.00%) Unit Testing
1 1 (100.00%) PCI DSS
1 1 (100.00%) OWASP
1 1 (100.00%) TeamCity

Software Engineer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Halifax by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 1 (100.00%) Tomcat
Cloud Services
1 1 (100.00%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (100.00%) Adabas
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (100.00%) Git (software)
1 1 (100.00%) Octopus Deploy
1 1 (100.00%) Sonatype Nexus
1 1 (100.00%) Team Foundation Server
1 1 (100.00%) TeamCity
1 1 (100.00%) Visual Studio
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (100.00%) .NET
1 1 (100.00%) .NET Framework
1 1 (100.00%) DAO
1 1 (100.00%) Ionic Framework
1 1 (100.00%) JSON
1 1 (100.00%) PhoneGap
1 1 (100.00%) RAML
1 1 (100.00%) RESTful
1 1 (100.00%) SOAP
1 1 (100.00%) Spring
1 1 (100.00%) WCF
1 1 (100.00%) Web Services
1 1 (100.00%) WinForms
1 1 (100.00%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (100.00%) Mobile App
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (100.00%) BDD
1 1 (100.00%) Continuous Delivery
1 1 (100.00%) DevOps
1 1 (100.00%) Don't repeat yourself (DRY)
1 1 (100.00%) ETL
1 1 (100.00%) Mobile Application Development
1 1 (100.00%) MVC
1 1 (100.00%) MVVM
1 1 (100.00%) OWASP
1 1 (100.00%) Progressive Web App
1 1 (100.00%) Software Engineering
1 1 (100.00%) SOLID
1 1 (100.00%) TDD
1 1 (100.00%) Test Automation
1 1 (100.00%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) C#
1 1 (100.00%) Java
1 1 (100.00%) NATURAL
1 1 (100.00%) SQL
1 1 (100.00%) T-SQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (100.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 1 (100.00%) PCI DSS
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) Oracle
1 1 (100.00%) Xamarin