Software Engineer Jobs in the North of England

Software Engineer
England > North of England

The median Software Engineer salary in the North of England is £55,000 per year according to job vacancies posted during the 6 months to 19 April 2024.

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

6 months to
19 Apr 2024
Same period 2023 Same period 2022
Rank 30 84 47
Rank change year-on-year +54 -37 -5
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Engineer 988 721 1,067
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the North of England 5.78% 4.07% 5.88%
As % of the Job Titles category 6.07% 4.54% 6.12%
Number of salaries quoted 700 376 626
10th Percentile £37,500 £38,750 £38,067
25th Percentile £45,000 £45,000 £47,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £55,000 £60,000 £57,500
Median % change year-on-year -8.33% +4.35% +9.52%
75th Percentile £70,000 £72,500 £67,500
90th Percentile £80,000 £84,056 £76,250
England median annual salary £60,000 £70,000 £65,000
% change year-on-year -14.29% +7.69% +13.04%

All Permanent IT Job Vacancies
North of England

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the North of England. 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.

Permanent vacancies in the North of England with a recognized job title 16,276 15,873 17,422
% of permanent jobs with a recognized job title 95.15% 89.53% 96.04%
Number of salaries quoted 12,610 8,359 11,247
10th Percentile £27,000 £30,500 £28,000
25th Percentile £36,250 £39,438 £37,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £50,000 £53,000 £50,000
Median % change year-on-year -5.66% +6.00% +5.26%
75th Percentile £65,000 £68,750 £65,720
90th Percentile £78,750 £82,500 £80,000
England median annual salary £54,000 £60,500 £60,000
% change year-on-year -10.74% +0.83% +9.09%

Software Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in the North of England

Job postings that featured Software Engineer in the job title as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in the North of England.

Job vacancy trend for Software Engineer in the North of England

Software Engineer
Salary Trend in the North of England

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing Software Engineer in the North of England.

Salary trend for Software Engineer in the North of England

Software Engineer
Salary Histogram in the North of England

Salary distribution for jobs citing Software Engineer in the North of England over the 6 months to 19 April 2024.

Salary histogram for Software Engineer in the North of England

Software Engineer
Job Locations in the North of England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Software Engineer within the North of England region over the 6 months to 19 April 2024. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Jobs
North West +64 570 £57,500 - 97
Yorkshire +49 345 £50,000 -16.67% 41
North East +12 73 £55,000 -15.38% 22
Software Engineer
England

Software Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring Skills and Capabilities in the North of England

For the 6 months to 19 April 2024, Software Engineer job roles required the following skills and capabilities in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the North of England region featuring Software Engineer in the job title.

1 979 (99.09%) Software Engineering
2 319 (32.29%) Agile
3 245 (24.80%) JavaScript
3 245 (24.80%) AWS
4 243 (24.60%) C#
5 234 (23.68%) Python
6 233 (23.58%) Azure
7 215 (21.76%) .NET
8 202 (20.45%) Java
9 187 (18.93%) React
10 183 (18.52%) DevOps
11 159 (16.09%) Problem-Solving
12 153 (15.49%) Linux
13 147 (14.88%) SQL
14 143 (14.47%) CSS
14 143 (14.47%) Degree
15 142 (14.37%) PostgreSQL
16 137 (13.87%) C
17 119 (12.04%) Security Cleared
18 118 (11.94%) Actionable Insight
19 117 (11.84%) .NET Core
20 112 (11.34%) SC Cleared
21 107 (10.83%) C++
22 103 (10.43%) GIS
23 99 (10.02%) Web Development
24 98 (9.92%) Computer Science
24 98 (9.92%) ArcGIS
25 96 (9.72%) Full Stack Development
26 94 (9.51%) Git
27 93 (9.41%) MySQL

Software Engineer Skill Set
Co-occurring Skills and Capabilities in the North of England by Category

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

Application Platforms
1 98 (9.92%) ArcGIS
2 85 (8.60%) GeoServer
3 23 (2.33%) Apache Spark
4 12 (1.21%) Captiva
4 12 (1.21%) FileNet
4 12 (1.21%) WebSphere
5 11 (1.11%) Apache
6 8 (0.81%) CMS
6 8 (0.81%) JBoss
6 8 (0.81%) Red Hat Fuse
7 6 (0.61%) NServiceBus
8 3 (0.30%) Apache Solr
8 3 (0.30%) Drupal
9 1 (0.10%) Adobe Experience Manager
9 1 (0.10%) Confluence
Applications
1 2 (0.20%) Adobe XD
1 2 (0.20%) AutoCAD
1 2 (0.20%) Chatbot
1 2 (0.20%) Sketch
2 1 (0.10%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (0.10%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (0.10%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 6 (0.61%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 245 (24.80%) AWS
2 233 (23.58%) Azure
3 56 (5.67%) Serverless
4 52 (5.26%) GCP
5 48 (4.86%) GitHub
6 27 (2.73%) AWS Lambda
7 17 (1.72%) Azure DevOps
8 15 (1.52%) AWS CloudFormation
8 15 (1.52%) OpenShift
9 11 (1.11%) Amazon EKS
10 9 (0.91%) Amazon ECS
10 9 (0.91%) Dynamics 365
10 9 (0.91%) Google Kubernetes Engine
10 9 (0.91%) SaaS
11 7 (0.71%) Amazon S3
12 5 (0.51%) Firebase
13 4 (0.40%) Amazon SQS
13 4 (0.40%) GitHub Actions
14 3 (0.30%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
15 2 (0.20%) Amazon CloudWatch
Communications & Networking
1 21 (2.13%) RS-232
2 19 (1.92%) MQTT
3 16 (1.62%) RS-485
3 16 (1.62%) Wi-Fi
4 15 (1.52%) TCP/IP
4 15 (1.52%) Wireless
5 12 (1.21%) 3G
5 12 (1.21%) 4G
6 11 (1.11%) AMQP
7 10 (1.01%) Ethernet
8 9 (0.91%) Firewall
9 7 (0.71%) Network Security
10 5 (0.51%) ZigBee
11 2 (0.20%) Bluetooth
12 1 (0.10%) HTTP
12 1 (0.10%) Internet
12 1 (0.10%) LTE
12 1 (0.10%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 142 (14.37%) PostgreSQL
2 103 (10.43%) GIS
3 93 (9.41%) MySQL
4 85 (8.60%) QGIS
5 53 (5.36%) SQL Server
6 50 (5.06%) MongoDB
7 36 (3.64%) NoSQL
8 26 (2.63%) Relational Database
9 18 (1.82%) Big Data
10 17 (1.72%) Redis
11 16 (1.62%) Geospatial Data
12 14 (1.42%) Hadoop
13 11 (1.11%) Cloudera CDH
14 9 (0.91%) Oracle Database
14 9 (0.91%) RDBMS
15 8 (0.81%) Elasticsearch
16 6 (0.61%) Azure SQL Database
16 6 (0.61%) Data Warehouse
16 6 (0.61%) DynamoDB
17 5 (0.51%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 94 (9.51%) Git
2 37 (3.74%) JIRA
3 34 (3.44%) Jenkins
4 15 (1.52%) LabVIEW
4 15 (1.52%) Subversion
5 14 (1.42%) Cypress.io
6 13 (1.32%) GitLab
6 13 (1.32%) IntelliJ
7 12 (1.21%) Oracle Forms
8 11 (1.11%) Spinnaker
9 10 (1.01%) TeamCity
10 9 (0.91%) JDeveloper
11 7 (0.71%) webpack
12 6 (0.61%) Maven
12 6 (0.61%) Selenium
12 6 (0.61%) Visual Studio
13 5 (0.51%) Clang
13 5 (0.51%) InstallShield
13 5 (0.51%) JUnit
13 5 (0.51%) SonarQube
General
1 89 (9.01%) Finance
2 86 (8.70%) Social Skills
3 64 (6.48%) Electronics
4 59 (5.97%) Banking
5 45 (4.55%) Analytical Skills
6 42 (4.25%) Automotive
7 39 (3.95%) Manufacturing
8 35 (3.54%) Public Sector
9 24 (2.43%) Tech for Good
10 21 (2.13%) Legal
11 20 (2.02%) Retail
12 18 (1.82%) Aerospace
13 17 (1.72%) Mandarin Language
14 14 (1.42%) Games
14 14 (1.42%) Health Technology
14 14 (1.42%) Inclusion and Diversity
15 13 (1.32%) Marketing
16 9 (0.91%) Influencing Skills
17 6 (0.61%) Law
18 5 (0.51%) Retail Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 215 (21.76%) .NET
2 187 (18.93%) React
3 143 (14.47%) CSS
4 117 (11.84%) .NET Core
5 93 (9.41%) PostGIS
6 91 (9.21%) Node.js
7 89 (9.01%) Leaflet
7 89 (9.01%) OpenLayers
8 84 (8.50%) AngularJS
9 73 (7.39%) HTML
9 73 (7.39%) RESTful
10 48 (4.86%) Vue
11 46 (4.66%) Spring
12 42 (4.25%) ASP.NET
13 40 (4.05%) REST
14 24 (2.43%) Spring Boot
15 21 (2.13%) RabbitMQ
16 20 (2.02%) JSON
16 20 (2.02%) Kafka
16 20 (2.02%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 49 (4.96%) IoT
2 41 (4.15%) Embedded Systems
3 22 (2.23%) Greenfield Project
4 21 (2.13%) Self-Motivation
5 18 (1.82%) Cloud Native
6 13 (1.32%) Algorithms
6 13 (1.32%) Client/Server
6 13 (1.32%) Private Cloud
7 12 (1.21%) DataPower
8 11 (1.11%) Device Driver
9 10 (1.01%) Data Structures
9 10 (1.01%) Distributed Systems
9 10 (1.01%) SCADA
10 7 (0.71%) Online Games
11 6 (0.61%) NHS
12 5 (0.51%) Life Science
12 5 (0.51%) Product Ownership
12 5 (0.51%) Robotics
12 5 (0.51%) Smart Energy
13 4 (0.40%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 153 (15.49%) Linux
2 35 (3.54%) Windows
3 29 (2.94%) Embedded Linux
4 23 (2.33%) Ubuntu
5 22 (2.23%) Unix
6 19 (1.92%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 13 (1.32%) FreeRTOS
8 11 (1.11%) CentOS
8 11 (1.11%) Debian
9 8 (0.81%) Android
9 8 (0.81%) Apple iOS
10 3 (0.30%) Mac OS
10 3 (0.30%) VMS
11 2 (0.20%) FreeBSD
11 2 (0.20%) Mac OS X
12 1 (0.10%) ThreadX
Processes & Methodologies
1 979 (99.09%) Software Engineering
2 319 (32.29%) Agile
3 183 (18.52%) DevOps
4 159 (16.09%) Problem-Solving
5 118 (11.94%) Actionable Insight
6 99 (10.02%) Web Development
7 98 (9.92%) Computer Science
8 96 (9.72%) Full Stack Development
9 91 (9.21%) Microservices
10 74 (7.49%) Mentoring
11 73 (7.39%) TDD
12 66 (6.68%) Open Source
13 61 (6.17%) SDLC
14 57 (5.77%) Test Automation
15 52 (5.26%) Containerisation
16 50 (5.06%) CI/CD
17 49 (4.96%) Design Patterns
18 48 (4.86%) Coaching
18 48 (4.86%) Continuous Integration
19 45 (4.55%) OO
Programming Languages
1 245 (24.80%) JavaScript
2 243 (24.60%) C#
3 234 (23.68%) Python
4 202 (20.45%) Java
5 147 (14.88%) SQL
6 137 (13.87%) C
7 107 (10.83%) C++
8 62 (6.28%) TypeScript
9 29 (2.94%) Embedded C
10 24 (2.43%) Go
11 20 (2.02%) Ruby
12 18 (1.82%) Perl
12 18 (1.82%) Rust
13 15 (1.52%) PHP
14 14 (1.42%) Bash
15 11 (1.11%) T-SQL
16 9 (0.91%) SystemVerilog
17 8 (0.81%) Kotlin
17 8 (0.81%) PowerShell
18 6 (0.61%) XAML
Qualifications
1 143 (14.47%) Degree
2 119 (12.04%) Security Cleared
3 112 (11.34%) SC Cleared
4 33 (3.34%) Computer Science Degree
5 22 (2.23%) Master's Degree
6 15 (1.52%) DV Cleared
7 10 (1.01%) PhD
8 7 (0.71%) AWS Certification
9 5 (0.51%) HND
10 4 (0.40%) Chartered Engineer
11 2 (0.20%) DBS Check
11 2 (0.20%) HNC
11 2 (0.20%) Microsoft Certification
12 1 (0.10%) AWS Certified Developer
12 1 (0.10%) AWS Certified Solutions Architect
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 25 (2.53%) GDPR
2 19 (1.92%) QA
3 7 (0.71%) ISO 9000
4 4 (0.40%) PMO
5 2 (0.20%) Accessibility
6 1 (0.10%) ISO 13485
6 1 (0.10%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 68 (6.88%) Docker
2 46 (4.66%) Firmware
3 12 (1.21%) Embedded Firmware
4 2 (0.20%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 62 (6.28%) Kubernetes
2 32 (3.24%) Terraform
3 25 (2.53%) Ansible
4 11 (1.11%) Puppet
5 10 (1.01%) Progress Chef
6 3 (0.30%) Podman
7 1 (0.10%) Grafana
Vendors
1 92 (9.31%) ESRI
2 35 (3.54%) Oracle
3 25 (2.53%) Microsoft
4 19 (1.92%) Red Hat
5 14 (1.42%) Google
6 13 (1.32%) SAP
7 12 (1.21%) IBM
7 12 (1.21%) Kofax
7 12 (1.21%) Pega
7 12 (1.21%) ServiceNow
8 11 (1.11%) SaltStack
9 10 (1.01%) F5
10 9 (0.91%) Cadence
10 9 (0.91%) Confluent
10 9 (0.91%) Synopsys
11 6 (0.61%) Facebook
12 3 (0.30%) Adobe
12 3 (0.30%) Autodesk
12 3 (0.30%) EMC
12 3 (0.30%) Xamarin