Software Engineering Jobs in the North of England

Software Engineering
England > North of England

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 24 May 2024 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

6 months to
24 May 2024
Same period 2023 Same period 2022
Rank 16 26 13
Rank change year-on-year +10 -13 +2
Permanent jobs citing Software Engineering 1,610 1,468 2,249
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the North of England 8.97% 8.79% 12.30%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 10.90% 9.08% 13.08%
Number of salaries quoted 1,267 809 1,306
10th Percentile £38,750 £40,371 £37,500
25th Percentile £45,000 £48,750 £46,250
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £57,500 £61,500 £55,000
Median % change year-on-year -6.50% +11.82% +0.64%
75th Percentile £70,000 £78,750 £71,944
90th Percentile £84,964 £87,500 £85,000
England median annual salary £62,500 £72,647 £70,000
% change year-on-year -13.97% +3.78% +12.00%

All Process and Methodology Skills
North of England

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.

Permanent vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 14,776 16,161 17,200
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the North of England 82.30% 96.74% 94.06%
Number of salaries quoted 11,327 7,834 10,674
10th Percentile £27,500 £31,250 £29,000
25th Percentile £37,000 £40,000 £38,386
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £50,000 £55,000 £50,000
Median % change year-on-year -9.09% +10.00% +5.26%
75th Percentile £65,000 £70,000 £66,250
90th Percentile £80,000 £81,250 £80,000
England median annual salary £55,000 £62,500 £60,000
% change year-on-year -12.00% +4.17% +9.09%

Software Engineering
Job Vacancy Trend in the North of England

Job postings citing Software Engineering as a proportion 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

3-month moving average salary quoted in 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

Salary distribution for jobs citing Software Engineering in the North of England over the 6 months to 24 May 2024.

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 24 May 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 +13 955 £60,000 -4.00% 213
Yorkshire +10 527 £55,000 -12.00% 92
North East +5 128 £55,000 +15.79% 48
Software Engineering
England

Software Engineering
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
1 100 (6.21%) ArcGIS
2 85 (5.28%) GeoServer
3 22 (1.37%) Apache Spark
4 14 (0.87%) Apache
5 7 (0.43%) CMS
5 7 (0.43%) IIS
5 7 (0.43%) NServiceBus
6 6 (0.37%) Captiva
6 6 (0.37%) Confluence
6 6 (0.37%) FileNet
6 6 (0.37%) SharePoint
6 6 (0.37%) WebSphere
7 5 (0.31%) WordPress
8 3 (0.19%) JBoss
8 3 (0.19%) Red Hat Fuse
8 3 (0.19%) Tomcat
9 2 (0.12%) Apache Solr
10 1 (0.062%) Drupal
10 1 (0.062%) Jetty
10 1 (0.062%) nginx
Applications
1 3 (0.19%) Microsoft Excel
1 3 (0.19%) Microsoft Office
1 3 (0.19%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 2 (0.12%) Adobe XD
2 2 (0.12%) AutoCAD
2 2 (0.12%) Chatbot
2 2 (0.12%) Simulink
2 2 (0.12%) Sketch
Business Applications
1 12 (0.75%) Dynamics CRM
2 9 (0.56%) Magento
3 3 (0.19%) Dynamics AX
3 3 (0.19%) Shopify
4 2 (0.12%) Infor M3
4 2 (0.12%) SAP ERP
5 1 (0.062%) Payment Gateway
Cloud Services
1 396 (24.60%) AWS
2 372 (23.11%) Azure
3 74 (4.60%) GCP
4 70 (4.35%) Serverless
5 66 (4.10%) GitHub
6 61 (3.79%) SaaS
7 59 (3.66%) Azure DevOps
8 49 (3.04%) AWS Lambda
9 46 (2.86%) Amazon Kinesis
9 46 (2.86%) Dynamics 365
10 28 (1.74%) Amazon S3
11 24 (1.49%) GitHub Actions
12 21 (1.30%) AWS CloudFormation
12 21 (1.30%) Power Platform
13 19 (1.18%) Amazon EC2
14 16 (0.99%) Amazon EKS
15 14 (0.87%) Amazon ECS
16 12 (0.75%) Amazon SQS
16 12 (0.75%) PaaS
17 11 (0.68%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 23 (1.43%) MQTT
2 22 (1.37%) RS-232
3 21 (1.30%) TCP/IP
4 17 (1.06%) Wi-Fi
5 16 (0.99%) RS-485
6 15 (0.93%) Wireless
7 12 (0.75%) 3G
7 12 (0.75%) 4G
8 11 (0.68%) AMQP
8 11 (0.68%) Ethernet
9 8 (0.50%) Network Security
10 7 (0.43%) Firewall
11 6 (0.37%) HTTP
12 5 (0.31%) ZigBee
13 4 (0.25%) Internet
14 3 (0.19%) Bluetooth
15 2 (0.12%) DSL
15 2 (0.12%) VoIP
16 1 (0.062%) Broadband
16 1 (0.062%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 159 (9.88%) PostgreSQL
2 126 (7.83%) MySQL
3 105 (6.52%) GIS
4 85 (5.28%) QGIS
5 78 (4.84%) SQL Server
6 63 (3.91%) NoSQL
7 52 (3.23%) Relational Database
8 40 (2.48%) Data Warehouse
9 38 (2.36%) DynamoDB
10 33 (2.05%) MongoDB
11 30 (1.86%) Redis
12 26 (1.61%) Big Data
13 25 (1.55%) RDBMS
14 21 (1.30%) Amazon Aurora
15 19 (1.18%) Amazon RDS
16 18 (1.12%) Amazon Redshift
17 17 (1.06%) Geospatial Data
18 15 (0.93%) Hadoop
19 11 (0.68%) Cloudera CDH
20 9 (0.56%) Power BI
Development Applications
1 143 (8.88%) Git
2 44 (2.73%) JIRA
3 41 (2.55%) Jenkins
4 29 (1.80%) GitLab
5 22 (1.37%) LabVIEW
5 22 (1.37%) Postman
6 17 (1.06%) Visual Studio
7 16 (0.99%) CircleCI
8 15 (0.93%) Cypress.io
8 15 (0.93%) Subversion
9 13 (0.81%) Bitbucket
10 12 (0.75%) JUnit
10 12 (0.75%) TeamCity
11 11 (0.68%) Maven
12 9 (0.56%) Gatling
12 9 (0.56%) Oracle Forms
12 9 (0.56%) SonarQube
12 9 (0.56%) Team Foundation Server
13 8 (0.50%) IntelliJ
13 8 (0.50%) webpack
General
1 194 (12.05%) Social Skills
2 98 (6.09%) Finance
3 83 (5.16%) Electronics
4 73 (4.53%) Manufacturing
5 58 (3.60%) Automotive
6 54 (3.35%) Analytical Skills
7 49 (3.04%) Public Sector
8 47 (2.92%) Retail
9 37 (2.30%) Banking
10 36 (2.24%) Tech for Good
11 27 (1.68%) Legal
12 26 (1.61%) Marketing
13 25 (1.55%) Health Technology
14 23 (1.43%) Games
15 21 (1.30%) Law
16 19 (1.18%) Aerospace
17 17 (1.06%) Mandarin Language
17 17 (1.06%) Organisational Skills
18 16 (0.99%) Inclusion and Diversity
19 9 (0.56%) Influencing Skills
Job Titles
1 1,018 (63.23%) Software Engineer
2 470 (29.19%) Senior
3 341 (21.18%) Senior Software Engineer
4 282 (17.52%) Developer
5 194 (12.05%) Embedded Engineer
5 194 (12.05%) Embedded Software Engineer
6 168 (10.43%) Lead
7 77 (4.78%) Senior Embedded Engineer
7 77 (4.78%) Senior Embedded Software Engineer
8 75 (4.66%) Software Developer
9 63 (3.91%) Java Engineer
10 62 (3.85%) Technical Leader
11 56 (3.48%) Senior Developer
12 53 (3.29%) Java Software Engineer
13 52 (3.23%) Lead Software Engineer
14 47 (2.92%) C++ Software Engineer
15 46 (2.86%) Software Manager
16 45 (2.80%) .NET Developer
16 45 (2.80%) Architect
17 43 (2.67%) .NET Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 385 (23.91%) .NET
2 256 (15.90%) React
3 180 (11.18%) .NET Core
4 179 (11.12%) CSS
5 135 (8.39%) Node.js
6 113 (7.02%) AngularJS
7 97 (6.02%) RESTful
8 96 (5.96%) HTML
9 94 (5.84%) PostGIS
10 89 (5.53%) Leaflet
10 89 (5.53%) OpenLayers
11 77 (4.78%) REST
11 77 (4.78%) Vue
12 76 (4.72%) Spring
13 73 (4.53%) ASP.NET
14 54 (3.35%) Spring Boot
15 50 (3.11%) Web Services
16 38 (2.36%) JSON
17 37 (2.30%) .NET Framework
18 32 (1.99%) GraphQL
Miscellaneous
1 60 (3.73%) IoT
2 57 (3.54%) Cloud Native
3 56 (3.48%) Greenfield Project
4 45 (2.80%) Embedded Systems
5 40 (2.48%) Distributed Systems
6 33 (2.05%) Self-Motivation
7 27 (1.68%) Product Ownership
8 26 (1.61%) Algorithms
8 26 (1.61%) Management Information System
9 25 (1.55%) Public Cloud
10 22 (1.37%) Private Cloud
11 20 (1.24%) Blog
12 18 (1.12%) Client/Server
12 18 (1.12%) Data Structures
13 17 (1.06%) Media Streaming
14 12 (0.75%) Virtual Team
15 11 (0.68%) Device Driver
15 11 (0.68%) NHS
16 10 (0.62%) Online Games
16 10 (0.62%) SCADA
Operating Systems
1 181 (11.24%) Linux
2 59 (3.66%) Windows
3 34 (2.11%) Embedded Linux
4 23 (1.43%) Ubuntu
5 20 (1.24%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 14 (0.87%) Android
7 13 (0.81%) FreeRTOS
8 12 (0.75%) Unix
9 11 (0.68%) CentOS
9 11 (0.68%) Debian
10 10 (0.62%) Apple iOS
11 8 (0.50%) Mac OS
12 5 (0.31%) Mac OS X
13 3 (0.19%) VMS
13 3 (0.19%) Windows Server
14 2 (0.12%) FreeBSD
15 1 (0.062%) HPUX
15 1 (0.062%) Solaris
15 1 (0.062%) ThreadX
Processes & Methodologies
1 541 (33.60%) Agile
2 354 (21.99%) DevOps
3 215 (13.35%) Problem-Solving
4 194 (12.05%) Computer Science
5 173 (10.75%) CI/CD
5 173 (10.75%) Mentoring
6 165 (10.25%) Full Stack Development
7 151 (9.38%) Microservices
8 134 (8.32%) TDD
9 130 (8.07%) Open Source
10 115 (7.14%) Web Development
11 112 (6.96%) Coaching
12 105 (6.52%) Actionable Insight
13 99 (6.15%) Test Automation
14 87 (5.40%) Continuous Integration
14 87 (5.40%) Scrum
15 84 (5.22%) Design Patterns
16 81 (5.03%) Roadmaps
17 80 (4.97%) SDLC
18 74 (4.60%) OO
Programming Languages
1 401 (24.91%) C#
2 360 (22.36%) JavaScript
3 311 (19.32%) Python
4 258 (16.02%) Java
5 257 (15.96%) SQL
6 175 (10.87%) C
7 143 (8.88%) C++
8 132 (8.20%) TypeScript
9 61 (3.79%) PHP
10 38 (2.36%) Go
11 32 (1.99%) Embedded C
12 25 (1.55%) COBOL
12 25 (1.55%) Micro Focus COBOL
13 22 (1.37%) Rust
14 20 (1.24%) Scala
14 20 (1.24%) T-SQL
15 13 (0.81%) Bash
16 11 (0.68%) XAML
17 10 (0.62%) Perl
18 9 (0.56%) SystemVerilog
Qualifications
1 257 (15.96%) Degree
2 172 (10.68%) Security Cleared
3 155 (9.63%) SC Cleared
4 87 (5.40%) Computer Science Degree
5 37 (2.30%) Master's Degree
6 24 (1.49%) DV Cleared
7 16 (0.99%) PhD
8 9 (0.56%) Microsoft Certification
9 6 (0.37%) HND
10 4 (0.25%) Chartered Engineer
10 4 (0.25%) DBS Check
10 4 (0.25%) HNC
11 3 (0.19%) Azure Certification
12 2 (0.12%) AWS Certification
12 2 (0.12%) BC Cleared
12 2 (0.12%) OCP
12 2 (0.12%) Oracle Certification
12 2 (0.12%) TOGAF Certification
13 1 (0.062%) MBA
13 1 (0.062%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 25 (1.55%) QA
2 21 (1.30%) GDPR
3 18 (1.12%) Accessibility
4 7 (0.43%) ISO 9000
5 4 (0.25%) PMO
6 3 (0.19%) SLA
7 2 (0.12%) GRC
8 1 (0.062%) Data Quality
8 1 (0.062%) ISO 13485
System Software
1 96 (5.96%) Docker
2 51 (3.17%) Firmware
3 13 (0.81%) Embedded Firmware
4 12 (0.75%) Active Directory
5 7 (0.43%) IAG
6 2 (0.12%) Virtual Machines
7 1 (0.062%) VMware ESXi
7 1 (0.062%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 111 (6.89%) Kubernetes
2 109 (6.77%) Terraform
3 28 (1.74%) Ansible
4 11 (0.68%) Puppet
5 10 (0.62%) Progress Chef
6 6 (0.37%) Grafana
7 5 (0.31%) Prometheus
8 3 (0.19%) Podman
9 1 (0.062%) Istio
9 1 (0.062%) Kiali
9 1 (0.062%) Kibana
9 1 (0.062%) Single Sign-On
9 1 (0.062%) vCenter Server
Vendors
1 94 (5.84%) ESRI
2 84 (5.22%) Microsoft
3 33 (2.05%) Oracle
4 26 (1.61%) Google
5 25 (1.55%) Micro Focus
6 21 (1.30%) Red Hat
7 18 (1.12%) F5
8 11 (0.68%) SaltStack
9 10 (0.62%) Cadence
10 9 (0.56%) SAP
10 9 (0.56%) Synopsys
11 8 (0.50%) IBM
11 8 (0.50%) ServiceNow
12 7 (0.43%) EMC
13 6 (0.37%) Atlassian
13 6 (0.37%) Autodesk
13 6 (0.37%) Confluent
13 6 (0.37%) Kofax
13 6 (0.37%) Pega
13 6 (0.37%) Splunk