Period
to 25 October 2020

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 25 October 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Software Engineering
England > North of England
6 months to
25 Oct 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 12 20 24
Rank change year-on-year +8 +4 +4
Permanent jobs citing Software Engineering 923 1,621 1,939
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the North of England 12.37% 9.00% 9.00%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 13.28% 9.71% 9.80%
Number of salaries quoted 981 1,191 1,656
Median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.00% +11.11% -
10th Percentile £37,500 £31,250 £32,500
90th Percentile £65,000 £71,864 £67,500
England median annual salary £60,000 £57,500 £53,000
% change year-on-year +4.35% +8.49% +6.00%

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 6,950 16,686 19,785
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North of England 93.14% 92.66% 91.80%
Number of salaries quoted 6,014 13,091 15,983
Median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £44,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.56% +2.27% +3.53%
10th Percentile £31,250 £26,250 £26,250
90th Percentile £70,000 £67,500 £65,000
England median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £52,500
% change year-on-year +4.76% - +5.00%

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 25 October 2020.

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 25 October 2020. 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
Yorkshire +20 424 £52,500 +5.00% 88
North West 0 384 £55,000 +10.00% 161
North East +7 115 £45,000 - 21
Software Engineering
England

For the 6 months to 25 October 2020, 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.

1 444 (48.10%) Agile Software Development
2 338 (36.62%) JavaScript
3 334 (36.19%) C#
4 325 (35.21%) Java
5 291 (31.53%) SQL
6 271 (29.36%) .NET
7 236 (25.57%) DevOps
8 234 (25.35%) Python
9 214 (23.19%) Degree
10 204 (22.10%) AWS
11 181 (19.61%) TDD
12 177 (19.18%) Git (software)
12 177 (19.18%) Node.js
13 172 (18.63%) Azure
14 170 (18.42%) Microservices
15 165 (17.88%) OO
16 159 (17.23%) NoSQL
17 153 (16.58%) Continuous Integration
18 137 (14.84%) React
19 134 (14.52%) AngularJS
20 127 (13.76%) Scrum
21 118 (12.78%) Unit Testing
22 114 (12.35%) Algorithms
23 112 (12.13%) Test Automation
24 109 (11.81%) Computer Science
25 107 (11.59%) C++
25 107 (11.59%) HTML
25 107 (11.59%) Problem-Solving
26 106 (11.48%) Kubernetes
26 106 (11.48%) .NET Core

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 35 (3.79%) Elasticsearch
2 26 (2.82%) nginx
3 14 (1.52%) CMS
3 14 (1.52%) Confluence
4 10 (1.08%) NServiceBus
5 8 (0.87%) Sitecore CMS
6 6 (0.65%) WordPress
7 5 (0.54%) EPiServer
7 5 (0.54%) Orchard CMS
8 3 (0.33%) Jadu
8 3 (0.33%) Tomcat
9 2 (0.22%) Apache Solr
9 2 (0.22%) BizTalk Server
9 2 (0.22%) IIS
9 2 (0.22%) WebSphere
10 1 (0.11%) Apache
10 1 (0.11%) Oracle Workflow
10 1 (0.11%) SharePoint
10 1 (0.11%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 11 (1.19%) Chatbot
2 2 (0.22%) Adobe Illustrator
2 2 (0.22%) AutoCAD
2 2 (0.22%) InVision
2 2 (0.22%) Photoshop
2 2 (0.22%) Sketch
2 2 (0.22%) Zeplin
3 1 (0.11%) Simulink
Business Applications
1 6 (0.65%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.11%) Payment Gateway
Cloud Services
1 204 (22.10%) AWS
2 172 (18.63%) Azure
3 69 (7.48%) GCP
4 45 (4.88%) Serverless
5 34 (3.68%) AWS Lambda
6 28 (3.03%) SaaS
7 26 (2.82%) Cloud Computing
8 19 (2.06%) GitHub
9 18 (1.95%) PaaS
10 14 (1.52%) AWS CloudFormation
11 11 (1.19%) IaaS
12 9 (0.98%) Logic Apps
12 9 (0.98%) npm
13 6 (0.65%) Amazon ECS
13 6 (0.65%) Amazon S3
14 4 (0.43%) Amazon EC2
14 4 (0.43%) DigitalOcean
14 4 (0.43%) Twilio
15 3 (0.33%) Slack
15 3 (0.33%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 15 (1.63%) Ethernet
2 12 (1.30%) TCP/IP
3 11 (1.19%) Wi-Fi
3 11 (1.19%) Wireless
4 10 (1.08%) Bluetooth
4 10 (1.08%) Skype
5 8 (0.87%) MQTT
6 7 (0.76%) Firewall
7 6 (0.65%) AMQP
7 6 (0.65%) HTTP
8 5 (0.54%) Internet
9 4 (0.43%) RS-232
9 4 (0.43%) RS-485
9 4 (0.43%) VPN
10 2 (0.22%) Broadband
10 2 (0.22%) Modbus
11 1 (0.11%) DHCP
11 1 (0.11%) DNS
11 1 (0.11%) Network Security
11 1 (0.11%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 159 (17.23%) NoSQL
2 79 (8.56%) SQL Server
3 56 (6.07%) PostgreSQL
4 54 (5.85%) Big Data
5 33 (3.58%) Redis
6 28 (3.03%) Data Warehouse
7 27 (2.93%) MongoDB
8 25 (2.71%) MySQL
8 25 (2.71%) Relational Database
9 15 (1.63%) BigQuery
10 13 (1.41%) Data Lake
11 10 (1.08%) CloverETL
12 6 (0.65%) Amazon DynamoDB
12 6 (0.65%) SQL Server Reporting Services
13 5 (0.54%) Amazon Redshift
13 5 (0.54%) Neo4j
13 5 (0.54%) SQL Server 2012
13 5 (0.54%) SQL Server 2016
14 4 (0.43%) Amazon RDS
15 3 (0.33%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 177 (19.18%) Git (software)
2 95 (10.29%) Subversion
3 82 (8.88%) Jenkins
4 66 (7.15%) Mercurial
5 26 (2.82%) JUnit
6 24 (2.60%) JIRA
7 22 (2.38%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 20 (2.17%) GitLab
9 19 (2.06%) Bitbucket
9 19 (2.06%) Visual Studio
10 17 (1.84%) webpack
11 16 (1.73%) Babel
12 12 (1.30%) Maven
13 11 (1.19%) SpecFlow
14 10 (1.08%) Eclipse
15 9 (0.98%) NUnit
16 8 (0.87%) Spinnaker
16 8 (0.87%) Team Foundation Server
16 8 (0.87%) Visual Studio Team System
17 7 (0.76%) Selenium
General
1 98 (10.62%) Finance
2 35 (3.79%) Marketing
3 31 (3.36%) Public Sector
4 29 (3.14%) Manufacturing
5 27 (2.93%) Electronics
6 21 (2.28%) Automotive
7 16 (1.73%) Games
8 15 (1.63%) Law
9 14 (1.52%) Retail
10 10 (1.08%) Telecoms
11 9 (0.98%) Banking
12 6 (0.65%) Military
13 4 (0.43%) Pharmaceutical
14 3 (0.33%) Aerospace
14 3 (0.33%) Back Office
15 2 (0.22%) Advertising
15 2 (0.22%) Local Government
16 1 (0.11%) Billing
16 1 (0.11%) Legal
Job Titles
1 499 (54.06%) Software Engineer
2 247 (26.76%) Developer
3 149 (16.14%) Senior Software Engineer
4 120 (13.00%) Java Engineer
5 117 (12.68%) Java Software Engineer
6 68 (7.37%) Senior Developer
7 66 (7.15%) C# Software Engineer
8 61 (6.61%) Software Developer
9 54 (5.85%) .NET Software Engineer
10 50 (5.42%) Python Engineer
11 49 (5.31%) Python Software Engineer
12 47 (5.09%) .NET Developer
12 47 (5.09%) C# Developer
13 42 (4.55%) DevOps Engineer
13 42 (4.55%) Java Developer
14 34 (3.68%) JavaScript Engineer
15 33 (3.58%) Senior Java Engineer
16 32 (3.47%) Senior Java Software Engineer
17 25 (2.71%) Embedded Engineer
18 24 (2.60%) Senior .NET Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 271 (29.36%) .NET
2 177 (19.18%) Node.js
3 137 (14.84%) React
4 134 (14.52%) AngularJS
5 107 (11.59%) HTML
6 106 (11.48%) .NET Core
7 96 (10.40%) CSS
8 81 (8.78%) REST
9 79 (8.56%) ASP.NET
10 66 (7.15%) RESTful
11 59 (6.39%) Vue.js
12 51 (5.53%) Spring
13 49 (5.31%) HTML5
14 44 (4.77%) .NET Framework
15 43 (4.66%) Redux
16 41 (4.44%) RabbitMQ
17 36 (3.90%) ASP.NET Web API
18 32 (3.47%) ASP.NET MVC
19 30 (3.25%) Spring Boot
20 28 (3.03%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 114 (12.35%) Algorithms
2 104 (11.27%) Data Structures
3 63 (6.83%) Management Information System
4 52 (5.63%) Greenfield Project
4 52 (5.63%) Mobile App
5 46 (4.98%) User Experience
6 45 (4.88%) Analytical Skills
7 35 (3.79%) Enterprise Software
8 18 (1.95%) NHS
9 15 (1.63%) Embedded Systems
9 15 (1.63%) Virtual Team
10 10 (1.08%) Cloud Native
11 9 (0.98%) Self-Motivation
12 6 (0.65%) Device Driver
13 5 (0.54%) Blog
13 5 (0.54%) CAN bus
13 5 (0.54%) Lidar
13 5 (0.54%) Life Science
13 5 (0.54%) Public Cloud
14 4 (0.43%) Robotics
Operating Systems
1 94 (10.18%) Linux
2 58 (6.28%) Apple iOS
3 44 (4.77%) Android
4 24 (2.60%) Windows
5 18 (1.95%) CentOS
6 15 (1.63%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 12 (1.30%) Unix
8 5 (0.54%) Robot Operating System
9 3 (0.33%) Ubuntu
9 3 (0.33%) Windows Server
10 2 (0.22%) Windows Server 2016
11 1 (0.11%) Mac OS X
11 1 (0.11%) Windows 10
11 1 (0.11%) Windows Server 2019
Processes & Methodologies
1 444 (48.10%) Agile Software Development
2 236 (25.57%) DevOps
3 181 (19.61%) TDD
4 170 (18.42%) Microservices
5 165 (17.88%) OO
6 153 (16.58%) Continuous Integration
7 127 (13.76%) Scrum
8 118 (12.78%) Unit Testing
9 112 (12.13%) Test Automation
10 109 (11.81%) Computer Science
11 107 (11.59%) Problem-Solving
12 81 (8.78%) MVC
13 77 (8.34%) Open Source
14 64 (6.93%) Mentoring
14 64 (6.93%) Project Management
14 64 (6.93%) Web Development
15 54 (5.85%) Decision-Making
15 54 (5.85%) Front End Development
15 54 (5.85%) SOLID
16 53 (5.74%) Information Management
Programming Languages
1 338 (36.62%) JavaScript
2 334 (36.19%) C#
3 325 (35.21%) Java
4 291 (31.53%) SQL
5 234 (25.35%) Python
6 107 (11.59%) C++
7 80 (8.67%) Go
8 58 (6.28%) TypeScript
9 51 (5.53%) C
10 48 (5.20%) PHP
11 44 (4.77%) Scala
12 40 (4.33%) Ruby
13 24 (2.60%) Apple Swift
14 22 (2.38%) Kotlin
15 17 (1.84%) ES6
15 17 (1.84%) R
15 17 (1.84%) T-SQL
16 14 (1.52%) Embedded C
16 14 (1.52%) Objective-C
17 10 (1.08%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 214 (23.19%) Degree
2 34 (3.68%) Numerate Degree
3 28 (3.03%) Computer Science Degree
4 17 (1.84%) AWS Certification
5 15 (1.63%) Security Cleared
6 10 (1.08%) DV Cleared
7 8 (0.87%) TOGAF Certification
8 6 (0.65%) PhD
9 5 (0.54%) Master's Degree
9 5 (0.54%) SC Cleared
10 2 (0.22%) ISTQB
11 1 (0.11%) Chartered Engineer
11 1 (0.11%) ITIL Certification
11 1 (0.11%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 57 (6.18%) QA
2 4 (0.43%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 2 (0.22%) GAMP
3 2 (0.22%) ISO 9001
4 1 (0.11%) GDPR
4 1 (0.11%) IEC 61508
4 1 (0.11%) ISO 26262
4 1 (0.11%) ISO/IEC 12207
4 1 (0.11%) MISRA
4 1 (0.11%) MISRA C
4 1 (0.11%) SLA
System Software
1 100 (10.83%) Docker
2 8 (0.87%) Firmware
3 1 (0.11%) Active Directory
3 1 (0.11%) NFS
Systems Management
1 106 (11.48%) Kubernetes
2 63 (6.83%) Terraform
3 44 (4.77%) Ansible
4 25 (2.71%) Puppet
5 20 (2.17%) Prometheus
6 17 (1.84%) Grafana
7 15 (1.63%) Graphite
8 10 (1.08%) Opscode Chef
9 3 (0.33%) Nagios
9 3 (0.33%) Rancher
10 2 (0.22%) Packer
11 1 (0.11%) Consul
11 1 (0.11%) Docker Swarm
11 1 (0.11%) Icinga
11 1 (0.11%) Kibana
11 1 (0.11%) logstash
11 1 (0.11%) Microsoft Intune
11 1 (0.11%) Single Sign-On
11 1 (0.11%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 81 (8.78%) Microsoft
2 44 (4.77%) Google
3 25 (2.71%) Oracle
4 13 (1.41%) Atlassian
5 12 (1.30%) Autodesk
6 10 (1.08%) NVIDIA
7 9 (0.98%) SAP
7 9 (0.98%) TOWER Software
8 8 (0.87%) Sitecore
9 7 (0.76%) Xamarin
10 5 (0.54%) Zend
11 3 (0.33%) Red Hat
11 3 (0.33%) Remedy
11 3 (0.33%) Salesforce.com
11 3 (0.33%) Splunk
12 2 (0.22%) BT
12 2 (0.22%) Siemens
12 2 (0.22%) VMware
13 1 (0.11%) Dell
13 1 (0.11%) Sage