The median annual salary for a Software Engineer was £35,000 in advertised job vacancies in Halifax during the 3 months to 30 April 2017.

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
3 months to
30 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 36 31 35
Rank change year-on-year -5 +4  
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Engineer 4 5 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Halifax 2.38% 3.70% 0.61%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.41% 3.94% 0.63%
Number of salaries quoted 1 5 1
Median salary £35,000 £37,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -6.66% -6.25%  
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year - +6.25%  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in permanent job vacancies advertised in Halifax. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such, the figures in the first row provide an indication of the number of permanent jobs in our overall sample.

IT Job Roles
Halifax
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 166 127 159
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Halifax 98.81% 94.07% 96.95%
Number of salaries quoted 149 114 86
Median salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25%  
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £45,000 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +2.40% +3.75%  

Software Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in Halifax

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Halifax that featured Software Engineer in the job title.

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 27 Co-occurring IT Skills in Halifax

For the 6 months to 30 April 2017, 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 6 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 4 (66.67%) C
2 4 (66.67%) C++
2 4 (66.67%) Manufacturing
3 3 (50.00%) Electronics
4 2 (33.33%) Hibernate
4 2 (33.33%) DSDM
4 2 (33.33%) HTML
4 2 (33.33%) Java
4 2 (33.33%) JavaScript
4 2 (33.33%) CSS
4 2 (33.33%) XML
4 2 (33.33%) XSLT
4 2 (33.33%) Unix
4 2 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (33.33%) Spring
4 2 (33.33%) SaaS
4 2 (33.33%) Bash Shell
4 2 (33.33%) AngularJS
4 2 (33.33%) Twitter Bootstrap
4 2 (33.33%) Line Management
4 2 (33.33%) JIRA
5 1 (16.67%) Security Cleared
5 1 (16.67%) Linux
5 1 (16.67%) DHCP
5 1 (16.67%) HTTP
5 1 (16.67%) Device Driver

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:

Cloud Services
1 2 (33.33%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (16.67%) DHCP
1 1 (16.67%) HTTP
Development Applications
1 2 (33.33%) JIRA
General
1 4 (66.67%) Manufacturing
2 3 (50.00%) Electronics
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (33.33%) AngularJS
1 2 (33.33%) CSS
1 2 (33.33%) Hibernate
1 2 (33.33%) HTML
1 2 (33.33%) Spring
1 2 (33.33%) Twitter Bootstrap
1 2 (33.33%) XML
1 2 (33.33%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 1 (16.67%) Device Driver
Operating Systems
1 2 (33.33%) Unix
2 1 (16.67%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 2 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (33.33%) DSDM
2 2 (33.33%) Line Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (66.67%) C
1 4 (66.67%) C++
2 2 (33.33%) Bash Shell
2 2 (33.33%) Java
2 2 (33.33%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 1 (16.67%) Security Cleared