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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 14 August 2022 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Software Engineering
England > North of England
6 months to
14 Aug 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 12 11 16
Rank change year-on-year -1 +5 +2
Permanent jobs citing Software Engineering 2,451 1,765 1,014
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the North of England 13.34% 12.05% 11.41%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 13.99% 12.87% 12.29%
Number of salaries quoted 1,369 1,337 856
10th Percentile £37,500 £36,150 £36,250
25th Percentile £45,000 £44,000 £42,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £56,456 £55,000 £50,000
Median % change year-on-year +2.65% +10.00% -
75th Percentile £76,250 £65,000 £61,250
90th Percentile £85,000 £73,000 £67,500
England median annual salary £70,000 £65,000 £60,000
% change year-on-year +7.69% +8.33% +9.09%

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 17,514 13,711 8,253
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North of England 95.33% 93.62% 92.90%
Number of salaries quoted 10,892 10,455 6,967
10th Percentile £30,330 £30,000 £30,000
25th Percentile £40,000 £37,500 £37,460
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £52,500 £47,500 £47,500
Median % change year-on-year +10.53% - +5.56%
75th Percentile £68,750 £62,500 £60,000
90th Percentile £82,500 £73,750 £68,750
England median annual salary £60,000 £57,500 £55,000
% change year-on-year +4.35% +4.55% +4.76%

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 14 August 2022.

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 14 August 2022. 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 +2 1,323 £59,526 +3.52% 188
Yorkshire 0 958 £55,000 - 79
North East -4 171 £52,500 +5.00% 17
Software Engineering
England

For the 6 months to 14 August 2022, 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 1,588 (64.79%) Agile
2 975 (39.78%) Java
3 955 (38.96%) JavaScript
4 888 (36.23%) AWS
5 843 (34.39%) Azure
6 799 (32.60%) .NET
7 759 (30.97%) React
8 662 (27.01%) Docker
9 637 (25.99%) C#
10 601 (24.52%) DevOps
11 556 (22.68%) Python
12 534 (21.79%) AngularJS
13 527 (21.50%) Kubernetes
14 523 (21.34%) SQL
15 511 (20.85%) Node.js
16 507 (20.69%) Microservices
17 504 (20.56%) Degree
18 503 (20.52%) Social Skills
19 499 (20.36%) CI/CD
20 479 (19.54%) TDD
21 468 (19.09%) Full Stack Development
22 419 (17.10%) Problem-Solving
23 413 (16.85%) Git (software)
24 412 (16.81%) Scrum
25 397 (16.20%) CSS
26 392 (15.99%) HTML
26 392 (15.99%) Finance
27 381 (15.54%) Go
28 380 (15.50%) TypeScript
29 362 (14.77%) Test Automation

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
1 102 (4.16%) Confluence
2 77 (3.14%) Umbraco
3 44 (1.80%) WordPress
4 43 (1.75%) CMS
5 34 (1.39%) Apache
6 21 (0.86%) SharePoint
7 20 (0.82%) Cloud Foundry
7 20 (0.82%) Headless CMS
8 11 (0.45%) JBoss
8 11 (0.45%) Sitefinity
8 11 (0.45%) Tomcat
9 8 (0.33%) OpenStack
9 8 (0.33%) WebSphere
9 8 (0.33%) WebSphere Application Server
10 6 (0.24%) nginx
11 5 (0.20%) Apache Airflow
11 5 (0.20%) ArcGIS
11 5 (0.20%) CICS
11 5 (0.20%) Oracle Workflow
12 4 (0.16%) Apache Spark
Applications
1 21 (0.86%) Microsoft Office
2 8 (0.33%) Microsoft Excel
3 6 (0.24%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 5 (0.20%) 3ds Max
5 3 (0.12%) Adobe Premiere
5 3 (0.12%) Maple
5 3 (0.12%) Spreadsheet
6 2 (0.082%) Chatbot
7 1 (0.041%) Simulink
Business Applications
1 9 (0.37%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.041%) Salesforce.com CRM
2 1 (0.041%) SAP Hybris
2 1 (0.041%) Shopify
Cloud Services
1 888 (36.23%) AWS
2 843 (34.39%) Azure
3 256 (10.44%) GCP
4 226 (9.22%) Serverless
5 177 (7.22%) SaaS
6 136 (5.55%) GitHub
7 116 (4.73%) AWS Lambda
8 106 (4.32%) Azure DevOps
9 98 (4.00%) AWS CloudFormation
10 78 (3.18%) Amazon SQS
11 66 (2.69%) Amazon EC2
12 54 (2.20%) Amazon S3
13 39 (1.59%) Azure Cosmos DB
14 38 (1.55%) npm
15 36 (1.47%) PaaS
16 35 (1.43%) Azure Functions
16 35 (1.43%) GitHub Actions
17 31 (1.26%) Azure Data Factory
18 28 (1.14%) Azure Pipelines
18 28 (1.14%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 118 (4.81%) HTTP
2 85 (3.47%) SSL
3 72 (2.94%) Broadband
4 35 (1.43%) DNS
5 26 (1.06%) Internet
6 17 (0.69%) TCP/IP
7 16 (0.65%) MQTT
8 12 (0.49%) FTP
9 10 (0.41%) DHCP
9 10 (0.41%) IPsec
10 9 (0.37%) Network Security
11 7 (0.29%) Bluetooth
12 6 (0.24%) ATM
12 6 (0.24%) Wi-Fi
12 6 (0.24%) Wireless
13 5 (0.20%) ZigBee
14 4 (0.16%) Calico
14 4 (0.16%) Firewall
15 3 (0.12%) AMQP
15 3 (0.12%) Kerberos
Database & Business Intelligence
1 215 (8.77%) NoSQL
2 205 (8.36%) MySQL
3 165 (6.73%) SQL Server
4 93 (3.79%) MongoDB
5 90 (3.67%) Relational Database
6 80 (3.26%) PostgreSQL
7 70 (2.86%) DynamoDB
8 51 (2.08%) Elasticsearch
9 50 (2.04%) Big Data
10 44 (1.80%) Amazon RDS
11 34 (1.39%) Data Lake
12 28 (1.14%) Data Warehouse
13 22 (0.90%) Redis
14 18 (0.73%) Apache Cassandra
15 15 (0.61%) Amazon Athena
16 14 (0.57%) Metadata
17 12 (0.49%) Power BI
18 11 (0.45%) Couchbase
18 11 (0.45%) Neo4j
19 10 (0.41%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 413 (16.85%) Git (software)
2 193 (7.87%) Jenkins
3 178 (7.26%) JIRA
4 97 (3.96%) Selenium
5 87 (3.55%) GitLab
6 76 (3.10%) Cypress.io
7 70 (2.86%) Postman
8 48 (1.96%) SonarQube
9 37 (1.51%) Subversion
10 31 (1.26%) Bitbucket
11 25 (1.02%) Octopus Deploy
11 25 (1.02%) TeamCity
12 22 (0.90%) webpack
13 21 (0.86%) Team Foundation Server
14 19 (0.78%) CircleCI
14 19 (0.78%) FitNesse
14 19 (0.78%) JUnit
14 19 (0.78%) TestCafe
15 18 (0.73%) Cucumber
15 18 (0.73%) Travis CI
General
1 503 (20.52%) Social Skills
2 392 (15.99%) Finance
3 211 (8.61%) Inclusion and Diversity
4 209 (8.53%) Analytical Skills
5 157 (6.41%) Games
6 147 (6.00%) Marketing
7 145 (5.92%) Banking
8 137 (5.59%) Public Sector
9 114 (4.65%) Retail
10 107 (4.37%) Automotive
11 69 (2.82%) Law
12 54 (2.20%) Legal
13 30 (1.22%) Manufacturing
14 29 (1.18%) Influencing Skills
15 28 (1.14%) Advertising
16 23 (0.94%) Electronics
17 22 (0.90%) Aerospace
18 20 (0.82%) Pharmaceutical
19 15 (0.61%) Telecoms
20 13 (0.53%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 1,084 (44.23%) Software Engineer
2 758 (30.93%) Developer
3 227 (9.26%) Senior Software Engineer
4 188 (7.67%) Graduate
5 183 (7.47%) Senior Developer
6 150 (6.12%) Full Stack Developer
7 145 (5.92%) Java Developer
8 134 (5.47%) .NET Developer
9 116 (4.73%) Graduate Software Engineer
10 105 (4.28%) C# Developer
11 102 (4.16%) Lead Software Engineer
11 102 (4.16%) Software Developer
12 94 (3.84%) Technical Leader
13 82 (3.35%) Engineering Manager
14 71 (2.90%) Architect
15 65 (2.65%) .NET Software Engineer
16 60 (2.45%) Principal Engineer
17 59 (2.41%) Developer/Software Engineer
18 56 (2.28%) .NET Software Developer
19 55 (2.24%) Senior .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 799 (32.60%) .NET
2 759 (30.97%) React
3 534 (21.79%) AngularJS
4 511 (20.85%) Node.js
5 397 (16.20%) CSS
6 392 (15.99%) HTML
7 330 (13.46%) .NET Core
8 213 (8.69%) Vue.js
9 186 (7.59%) RESTful
9 186 (7.59%) Spring
10 161 (6.57%) ASP.NET
11 156 (6.36%) .NET Framework
12 146 (5.96%) REST
13 127 (5.18%) Sass
14 125 (5.10%) Kafka
15 123 (5.02%) GraphQL
16 114 (4.65%) Spring Boot
17 104 (4.24%) Angular 2
17 104 (4.24%) HTML5
18 92 (3.75%) Ruby on Rails
Miscellaneous
1 171 (6.98%) Mobile App
2 158 (6.45%) Cloud Native
3 152 (6.20%) Greenfield Project
4 130 (5.30%) User Experience
5 101 (4.12%) Self-Motivation
6 75 (3.06%) Cyberattack
7 69 (2.82%) Enterprise Software
8 67 (2.73%) Data Protection Act
9 65 (2.65%) Social Media
10 60 (2.45%) IoT
10 60 (2.45%) Virtual Team
11 57 (2.33%) Cyber Defence
12 45 (1.84%) NHS
13 41 (1.67%) Video\Live Streaming
14 36 (1.47%) Data Structures
15 34 (1.39%) Algorithms
16 32 (1.31%) Tandem
17 28 (1.14%) Mobile Payment
18 26 (1.06%) Hackathon
19 24 (0.98%) Cybercrime
Operating Systems
1 266 (10.85%) Linux
2 113 (4.61%) Android
3 103 (4.20%) Apple iOS
4 74 (3.02%) Unix
5 59 (2.41%) Windows
6 13 (0.53%) Mesosphere
7 8 (0.33%) Embedded Linux
8 5 (0.20%) CentOS
8 5 (0.20%) FreeRTOS
8 5 (0.20%) zOS
9 3 (0.12%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 2 (0.082%) Mac OS
10 2 (0.082%) Tizen
10 2 (0.082%) VMS
10 2 (0.082%) webOS
11 1 (0.041%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 1,588 (64.79%) Agile
2 601 (24.52%) DevOps
3 507 (20.69%) Microservices
4 499 (20.36%) CI/CD
5 479 (19.54%) TDD
6 468 (19.09%) Full Stack Development
7 419 (17.10%) Problem-Solving
8 412 (16.81%) Scrum
9 362 (14.77%) Test Automation
10 320 (13.06%) Mentoring
11 274 (11.18%) Computer Science
12 253 (10.32%) Continuous Integration
13 248 (10.12%) Coaching
14 241 (9.83%) OO
15 232 (9.47%) SDLC
16 209 (8.53%) Artificial Intelligence
17 199 (8.12%) Web Development
18 188 (7.67%) MVC
19 174 (7.10%) Infrastructure as Code
20 168 (6.85%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 975 (39.78%) Java
2 955 (38.96%) JavaScript
3 637 (25.99%) C#
4 556 (22.68%) Python
5 523 (21.34%) SQL
6 381 (15.54%) Go
7 380 (15.50%) TypeScript
8 270 (11.02%) C++
9 156 (6.36%) PHP
10 141 (5.75%) Ruby
11 138 (5.63%) Kotlin
12 101 (4.12%) Scala
13 96 (3.92%) C
14 92 (3.75%) ES6
15 86 (3.51%) T-SQL
16 84 (3.43%) Apple Swift
17 38 (1.55%) PowerShell
18 27 (1.10%) VB.NET
19 21 (0.86%) Objective-C
20 18 (0.73%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 504 (20.56%) Degree
2 205 (8.36%) Security Cleared
3 133 (5.43%) Computer Science Degree
4 72 (2.94%) SC Cleared
5 49 (2.00%) Master's Degree
6 33 (1.35%) AWS Certification
6 33 (1.35%) Microsoft Certification
7 12 (0.49%) DV Cleared
8 11 (0.45%) DBS Check
9 9 (0.37%) Numerate Degree
10 5 (0.20%) OCA
10 5 (0.20%) OCAJ
10 5 (0.20%) Oracle Certification
11 3 (0.12%) PhD
11 3 (0.12%) PMP
12 2 (0.082%) APMP
12 2 (0.082%) BPSS Clearance
12 2 (0.082%) ISEB
12 2 (0.082%) PMI Certification
12 2 (0.082%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 164 (6.69%) QA
2 61 (2.49%) Accessibility
3 25 (1.02%) Data Quality
4 12 (0.49%) WAI
5 2 (0.082%) IEC 62304
6 1 (0.041%) Automotive SPICE
6 1 (0.041%) Cyber Essentials
6 1 (0.041%) DO-178B
6 1 (0.041%) ISO 13485
6 1 (0.041%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 1 (0.041%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
6 1 (0.041%) NIST
6 1 (0.041%) PCI DSS
6 1 (0.041%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 1 (0.041%) SLA
6 1 (0.041%) WCAG
System Software
1 662 (27.01%) Docker
2 11 (0.45%) Firmware
3 9 (0.37%) Embedded Firmware
3 9 (0.37%) VMware Infrastructure
4 4 (0.16%) Postfix
4 4 (0.16%) VMware NSX
5 1 (0.041%) Active Directory
5 1 (0.041%) Shibboleth
5 1 (0.041%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 527 (21.50%) Kubernetes
2 205 (8.36%) Terraform
3 64 (2.61%) Ansible
4 41 (1.67%) Grafana
4 41 (1.67%) Prometheus
5 35 (1.43%) Istio
6 27 (1.10%) Puppet
7 22 (0.90%) Opscode Chef
8 18 (0.73%) Kibana
9 13 (0.53%) Automic
9 13 (0.53%) Consul
9 13 (0.53%) logstash
10 6 (0.24%) Rancher
11 5 (0.20%) CA Endevor
11 5 (0.20%) HP Fortify
11 5 (0.20%) MAINVIEW
12 4 (0.16%) Pacemaker
12 4 (0.16%) Podman
13 2 (0.082%) Marathon
13 2 (0.082%) Mesos
Vendors
1 210 (8.57%) Microsoft
2 148 (6.04%) Oracle
3 86 (3.51%) Google
4 33 (1.35%) Hitachi
5 29 (1.18%) Xamarin
6 24 (0.98%) Salesforce.com
7 19 (0.78%) QinetiQ
8 16 (0.65%) ANSYS
8 16 (0.65%) Bloomberg
9 15 (0.61%) Atlassian
9 15 (0.61%) IBM
9 15 (0.61%) New Relic
10 14 (0.57%) Splunk
11 10 (0.41%) Sage
11 10 (0.41%) Sony
12 9 (0.37%) Facebook
12 9 (0.37%) Sitecore
12 9 (0.37%) VMware
13 8 (0.33%) SAP
14 7 (0.29%) ServiceNow