Period
to 21 May 2019

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the North of England with a requirement for Software Engineering skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Software Engineering over the 6 months to 21 May 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Software Engineering
England > North of England
6 months to
21 May 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 18 21 26
Rank change year-on-year +3 +5 +10
Permanent jobs citing Software Engineering 2,046 2,017 1,906
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North of England 10.86% 8.55% 7.92%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 11.78% 9.23% 8.57%
Number of salaries quoted 1,614 1,608 1,628
North of England median annual salary £47,500 £47,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +11.76% -
10th Percentile £32,500 £32,500 £27,675
90th Percentile £67,500 £67,500 £60,000
England median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year +4.76% +10.53% -2.06%

Software Engineering is in the Processes and Methodologies category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in the North of England with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
North of England
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 17,364 21,860 22,252
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North of England 92.20% 92.71% 92.44%
Number of salaries quoted 13,380 18,040 18,778
North of England median annual salary £45,000 £43,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.65% +7.50% -
10th Percentile £26,250 £26,250 £25,750
90th Percentile £67,500 £65,000 £61,250
England median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +5.00% - +5.26%

Software Engineering
Job Vacancy Trend in the North of England

Job postings citing Software Engineering as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the North of England.

Job vacancy trend for Software Engineering in the North of England

Software Engineering
Salary Trend in the North of England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Software Engineering in the North of England.

Salary trend for Software Engineering in the North of England

Software Engineering
Salary Histogram in the North of England

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Software Engineering in the North of England over the 6 months to 21 May 2019.

Salary histogram for Software Engineering in the North of England

Software Engineering
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 Engineering within the North of England region over the 6 months to 21 May 2019. 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
Job
Vacancies
North West +3 1,083 £50,000 +1.52% 167
Yorkshire +12 827 £45,000 - 145
North East +5 136 £45,000 -10.00% 43
Software Engineering
England

For the 6 months to 21 May 2019, IT jobs citing Software Engineering also mentioned the following skills 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 with a requirement for Software Engineering.

1 1,083 (52.93%) Agile Software Development
2 802 (39.20%) C#
3 794 (38.81%) Java
4 752 (36.75%) JavaScript
5 684 (33.43%) .NET
6 589 (28.79%) SQL
7 539 (26.34%) TDD
8 502 (24.54%) DevOps
9 453 (22.14%) Continuous Integration
10 438 (21.41%) MVC
11 383 (18.72%) ASP.NET
12 380 (18.57%) HTML
13 378 (18.48%) C++
14 362 (17.69%) Git (software)
15 355 (17.35%) CSS
16 344 (16.81%) Microsoft
17 343 (16.76%) Degree
18 324 (15.84%) Test Automation
19 316 (15.44%) Amazon AWS
20 313 (15.30%) Python
21 301 (14.71%) Microsoft Azure
22 292 (14.27%) BDD
23 287 (14.03%) ASP.NET MVC
24 281 (13.73%) Finance
25 276 (13.49%) OO
26 274 (13.39%) Computer Science
27 269 (13.15%) SQL Server
27 269 (13.15%) Scrum
28 266 (13.00%) Mentoring
29 258 (12.61%) Greenfield Project

Software Engineering
Co-occurring IT Skills in the North of England 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 58 (2.83%) Elasticsearch
2 37 (1.81%) Cloud Foundry
3 35 (1.71%) Apache
4 33 (1.61%) IIS
5 31 (1.52%) Apache Spark
5 31 (1.52%) Confluence
6 22 (1.08%) Adobe Experience Manager
7 20 (0.98%) nginx
8 18 (0.88%) WebSphere
9 13 (0.64%) JBoss
10 11 (0.54%) NServiceBus
10 11 (0.54%) SAS
11 8 (0.39%) SharePoint
12 7 (0.34%) CMS
12 7 (0.34%) Tomcat
12 7 (0.34%) Umbraco
13 4 (0.20%) MS Exchange
14 3 (0.15%) Apache Solr
14 3 (0.15%) ColdFusion
14 3 (0.15%) Jetty
Applications
1 11 (0.54%) Chatbot
2 7 (0.34%) Microsoft Project
3 4 (0.20%) EngageOne
3 4 (0.20%) SOLIDWORKS
3 4 (0.20%) Spreadsheet
4 3 (0.15%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 3 (0.15%) Adobe Illustrator
4 3 (0.15%) Microsoft Excel
4 3 (0.15%) Photoshop
5 1 (0.049%) Microsoft Office
5 1 (0.049%) Sketch
Business Applications
1 8 (0.39%) Payment Gateway
2 2 (0.098%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.049%) Magento
3 1 (0.049%) Maximo
3 1 (0.049%) SAP Hybris
Cloud Services
1 316 (15.44%) Amazon AWS
2 301 (14.71%) Microsoft Azure
3 102 (4.99%) Google Cloud Platform
4 68 (3.32%) GitHub
5 51 (2.49%) SaaS
6 45 (2.20%) Cloud Computing
7 42 (2.05%) Serverless
8 37 (1.81%) AWS Lambda
9 36 (1.76%) Office 365
10 26 (1.27%) G Suite
11 22 (1.08%) Amazon S3
12 18 (0.88%) Virtual Private Cloud
13 16 (0.78%) Amazon CloudWatch
13 16 (0.78%) AWS CloudFormation
14 14 (0.68%) IBM Cloud
15 12 (0.59%) Amazon EC2
15 12 (0.59%) Apigee
16 7 (0.34%) Heroku
17 6 (0.29%) Amazon SQS
18 5 (0.24%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 54 (2.64%) Broadband
2 21 (1.03%) HTTP
3 14 (0.68%) Internet
4 11 (0.54%) Bluetooth
5 9 (0.44%) RS-232
5 9 (0.44%) TCP/IP
5 9 (0.44%) Wi-Fi
6 8 (0.39%) RFID
7 7 (0.34%) DLNA
7 7 (0.34%) DNS
7 7 (0.34%) Firewall
7 7 (0.34%) UPnP
8 6 (0.29%) Ethernet
9 4 (0.20%) VLAN
10 3 (0.15%) DHCP
10 3 (0.15%) RS-485
11 2 (0.098%) ATM
11 2 (0.098%) SNMP
11 2 (0.098%) VPN
11 2 (0.098%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 269 (13.15%) SQL Server
2 208 (10.17%) NoSQL
3 175 (8.55%) MySQL
4 138 (6.74%) MongoDB
5 114 (5.57%) Relational Database
6 101 (4.94%) PostgreSQL
7 99 (4.84%) Big Data
8 35 (1.71%) Redis
9 33 (1.61%) Apache Cassandra
9 33 (1.61%) Neo4j
10 29 (1.42%) Hadoop
11 28 (1.37%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 22 (1.08%) RDBMS
13 21 (1.03%) Blockchain
14 20 (0.98%) Amazon Redshift
15 19 (0.93%) SQL Server Integration Services
16 18 (0.88%) Amazon RDS
17 15 (0.73%) Amazon DynamoDB
18 14 (0.68%) Riak
19 12 (0.59%) BusinessObjects
Development Applications
1 362 (17.69%) Git (software)
2 148 (7.23%) Jenkins
3 102 (4.99%) Subversion
4 100 (4.89%) Selenium
5 97 (4.74%) JIRA
6 62 (3.03%) Visual Studio
7 60 (2.93%) Mercurial
8 53 (2.59%) webpack
9 51 (2.49%) Maven
10 48 (2.35%) Gradle
11 46 (2.25%) gulp
12 45 (2.20%) Gatling
13 40 (1.96%) Team Foundation Server
14 39 (1.91%) JUnit
15 38 (1.86%) NUnit
16 36 (1.76%) Cucumber
16 36 (1.76%) MSTest
17 35 (1.71%) JMeter
18 34 (1.66%) Atlassian Bamboo
19 33 (1.61%) Appium
General
1 281 (13.73%) Finance
2 150 (7.33%) Retail
3 121 (5.91%) Banking
4 69 (3.37%) Electronics
5 44 (2.15%) Games
5 44 (2.15%) Manufacturing
6 42 (2.05%) Marketing
7 38 (1.86%) Pharmaceutical
8 30 (1.47%) Telecoms
9 22 (1.08%) Aerospace
10 18 (0.88%) Automotive
11 17 (0.83%) Law
12 13 (0.64%) Legal
13 11 (0.54%) Online Betting
14 10 (0.49%) Publishing
15 7 (0.34%) Investment Banking
16 4 (0.20%) Billing
17 3 (0.15%) Advertising
18 2 (0.098%) Back Office
18 2 (0.098%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 878 (42.91%) Software Engineer
2 804 (39.30%) Developer
3 352 (17.20%) C# Developer
4 241 (11.78%) .NET Developer
5 230 (11.24%) Java Engineer
6 223 (10.90%) Java Software Engineer
7 211 (10.31%) C# .NET Developer
8 201 (9.82%) Senior Developer
9 182 (8.90%) Software Developer
10 179 (8.75%) Senior Software Engineer
11 159 (7.77%) Java Developer
12 123 (6.01%) C# Software Engineer
13 111 (5.43%) .NET Software Engineer
14 101 (4.94%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
15 100 (4.89%) ASP.NET Developer
15 100 (4.89%) Senior C# Developer
16 98 (4.79%) C# ASP.NET Developer
17 86 (4.20%) Senior .NET Developer
18 85 (4.15%) JavaScript Developer
19 80 (3.91%) Senior C# .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 684 (33.43%) .NET
2 383 (18.72%) ASP.NET
3 380 (18.57%) HTML
4 355 (17.35%) CSS
5 287 (14.03%) ASP.NET MVC
6 236 (11.53%) Spring
7 229 (11.19%) RESTful
8 206 (10.07%) AngularJS
9 202 (9.87%) Node.js
10 185 (9.04%) React
11 175 (8.55%) jQuery
12 157 (7.67%) XML
13 148 (7.23%) Web Services
14 133 (6.50%) .NET Framework
15 103 (5.03%) Sass
16 100 (4.89%) HTML5
17 95 (4.64%) Spring Boot
18 81 (3.96%) Entity Framework
19 75 (3.67%) Vue.js
20 70 (3.42%) .NET Core
Miscellaneous
1 258 (12.61%) Greenfield Project
2 194 (9.48%) Enterprise Software
3 136 (6.65%) User Experience
4 129 (6.30%) Algorithms
5 100 (4.89%) Analytical Skills
6 91 (4.45%) Fintech
7 77 (3.76%) Data Structures
8 51 (2.49%) Cloud Native
9 47 (2.30%) Mobile App
10 44 (2.15%) Self-Motivation
11 24 (1.17%) Robotics
12 23 (1.12%) Management Information System
13 22 (1.08%) Life Science
14 19 (0.93%) Derivative
15 17 (0.83%) Smartphone
15 17 (0.83%) Virtual Team
16 16 (0.78%) BBC
17 15 (0.73%) Embedded Systems
17 15 (0.73%) Public Cloud
18 12 (0.59%) Hedge funds
Operating Systems
1 233 (11.39%) Linux
2 117 (5.72%) Windows
3 79 (3.86%) Android
4 52 (2.54%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 32 (1.56%) Apple iOS
6 21 (1.03%) CentOS
7 20 (0.98%) Ubuntu
8 15 (0.73%) Unix
9 13 (0.64%) Embedded Linux
9 13 (0.64%) Windows 10
10 10 (0.49%) Amazon Linux
10 10 (0.49%) Fedora
10 10 (0.49%) Windows Server
11 9 (0.44%) Windows 7
11 9 (0.44%) Windows Mobile
12 8 (0.39%) SUSE
13 6 (0.29%) Windows Embedded Compact
14 5 (0.24%) FreeRTOS
15 4 (0.20%) Mac OS X
15 4 (0.20%) Robot Operating System
Processes & Methodologies
1 1,083 (52.93%) Agile Software Development
2 539 (26.34%) TDD
3 502 (24.54%) DevOps
4 453 (22.14%) Continuous Integration
5 438 (21.41%) MVC
6 324 (15.84%) Test Automation
7 292 (14.27%) BDD
8 276 (13.49%) OO
9 274 (13.39%) Computer Science
10 269 (13.15%) Scrum
11 266 (13.00%) Mentoring
12 248 (12.12%) Microservices
13 226 (11.05%) Pair Programming
14 207 (10.12%) Problem-Solving
15 203 (9.92%) Continuous Delivery
16 181 (8.85%) Coaching
17 177 (8.65%) SDLC
18 176 (8.60%) Open Source
19 139 (6.79%) Unit Testing
20 136 (6.65%) Continuous Improvement
Programming Languages
1 802 (39.20%) C#
2 794 (38.81%) Java
3 752 (36.75%) JavaScript
4 589 (28.79%) SQL
5 378 (18.48%) C++
6 313 (15.30%) Python
7 199 (9.73%) C
8 144 (7.04%) Java 8
9 122 (5.96%) PHP
10 108 (5.28%) Ruby
11 76 (3.71%) T-SQL
12 71 (3.47%) Scala
13 57 (2.79%) Bash Shell
14 55 (2.69%) TypeScript
15 53 (2.59%) Java 9
16 49 (2.39%) PL/SQL
17 42 (2.05%) Go
18 41 (2.00%) Kotlin
19 37 (1.81%) ES6
20 34 (1.66%) R
Qualifications
1 343 (16.76%) Degree
2 88 (4.30%) Computer Science Degree
3 23 (1.12%) PhD
3 23 (1.12%) Security Cleared
4 18 (0.88%) DV Cleared
5 14 (0.68%) HND
6 12 (0.59%) CISSP
7 9 (0.44%) SC Cleared
8 8 (0.39%) CISM
8 8 (0.39%) Master's Degree
8 8 (0.39%) Microsoft Certification
9 5 (0.24%) CEH
9 5 (0.24%) Chartered Engineer
9 5 (0.24%) GSEC
9 5 (0.24%) ISTQB
10 4 (0.20%) (ISC)2 CCSP
10 4 (0.20%) Cisco Certification
10 4 (0.20%) MCSA
10 4 (0.20%) Numerate Degree
10 4 (0.20%) RHCA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 99 (4.84%) QA
2 15 (0.73%) GDPR
3 10 (0.49%) SLA
4 6 (0.29%) ISO 9001
4 6 (0.29%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 4 (0.20%) ISO 13485
6 2 (0.098%) IEC 61508
6 2 (0.098%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 2 (0.098%) MISRA
7 1 (0.049%) Dublin Core
7 1 (0.049%) IEC 62304
7 1 (0.049%) ISO 26262
7 1 (0.049%) MIL-STD-1553
7 1 (0.049%) MISRA C
7 1 (0.049%) PMO
System Software
1 194 (9.48%) Docker
2 19 (0.93%) Active Directory
3 10 (0.49%) Firmware
3 10 (0.49%) Squid
3 10 (0.49%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
4 8 (0.39%) Virtual Machines
5 5 (0.24%) VMware Infrastructure
6 4 (0.20%) pfSense
6 4 (0.20%) VMware ESXi
7 3 (0.15%) Hyper-V
8 2 (0.098%) HDFS
9 1 (0.049%) Oracle RAC
9 1 (0.049%) Terminal Services
9 1 (0.049%) Virtual Servers
9 1 (0.049%) VirtualBox
9 1 (0.049%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 111 (5.43%) Kubernetes
2 93 (4.55%) Ansible
3 60 (2.93%) Terraform
4 38 (1.86%) Puppet
5 29 (1.42%) Opscode Chef
6 14 (0.68%) CA Service Virtualization
7 10 (0.49%) Tivoli
8 4 (0.20%) Kibana
8 4 (0.20%) Microsoft Intune
8 4 (0.20%) Rancher
9 3 (0.15%) Grafana
10 2 (0.098%) Prometheus
11 1 (0.049%) Docker Swarm
11 1 (0.049%) Enterprise Manager Cloud Control
11 1 (0.049%) HP ALM
11 1 (0.049%) HP Quality Center
11 1 (0.049%) Packer
11 1 (0.049%) Salt
11 1 (0.049%) SCOM
11 1 (0.049%) Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 344 (16.81%) Microsoft
2 95 (4.64%) Google
3 72 (3.52%) Oracle
4 47 (2.30%) Xamarin
5 32 (1.56%) IBM
6 26 (1.27%) Adobe
7 22 (1.08%) Atlassian
7 22 (1.08%) Red Hat
8 21 (1.03%) Sitecore
9 15 (0.73%) Pega
10 14 (0.68%) CA
11 13 (0.64%) WorldPay
12 12 (0.59%) Progress
12 12 (0.59%) SAP
13 9 (0.44%) VMware
14 7 (0.34%) EMC
15 6 (0.29%) BMC
15 6 (0.29%) Cisco
15 6 (0.29%) Hortonworks
15 6 (0.29%) Zend