The median annual salary for a Software Engineer was £40,000 in advertised job vacancies in Wakefield during the 3 months to 26 June 2017.

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

Software Engineer
West Yorkshire / Wakefield
3 months to
26 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 21 - -
Rank change year-on-year - 0  
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Engineer 2 0 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Wakefield 2.04% - -
As % of the Job Titles category 2.04% - -
Number of salaries quoted 2 0 0
Median salary £40,000 - -
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year - +6.25%  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in permanent job vacancies advertised in Wakefield. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such, the figures in the first row provide an indication of the number of permanent jobs in our overall sample.

IT Job Roles
Wakefield
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 98 160 126
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Wakefield 100.00% 100.00% 100.00%
Number of salaries quoted 85 151 119
Median salary £35,000 £32,500 £34,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +7.69% -4.41%  
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £22,500 £19,000
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £40,000 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +2.40% +3.75%  

Software Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in Wakefield

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Wakefield that featured Software Engineer in the job title.

Job vacancy trend for Software Engineer in Wakefield

Software Engineer
Salary Trend in Wakefield

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Software Engineer in Wakefield.

Salary trend for Software Engineer in Wakefield

Software Engineer Skill Set
Top 24 Co-occurring IT Skills in Wakefield

For the 6 months to 26 June 2017, Software Engineer job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Wakefield region featuring Software Engineer in the job title.

1 12 (100.00%) C
1 12 (100.00%) Wireless
1 12 (100.00%) Software Engineering
1 12 (100.00%) SDLC
2 11 (91.67%) Atmel
2 11 (91.67%) ZigBee
2 11 (91.67%) Firmware
2 11 (91.67%) Electronics
2 11 (91.67%) C++
2 11 (91.67%) Bluetooth
2 11 (91.67%) GPRS
2 11 (91.67%) GSM
2 11 (91.67%) Ethernet
2 11 (91.67%) TCP/IP
2 11 (91.67%) Embedded C
2 11 (91.67%) Embedded C++
3 5 (41.67%) Embedded Systems
3 5 (41.67%) Defect Tracking
4 4 (33.33%) Assembly Language
4 4 (33.33%) Device Driver
4 4 (33.33%) Subversion
4 4 (33.33%) Git (software)
5 1 (8.33%) Test Scripting
5 1 (8.33%) Scenario Testing

Software Engineer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Wakefield 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:

Communications & Networking
1 12 (100.00%) Wireless
2 11 (91.67%) Bluetooth
2 11 (91.67%) Ethernet
2 11 (91.67%) GPRS
2 11 (91.67%) GSM
2 11 (91.67%) TCP/IP
2 11 (91.67%) ZigBee
Development Applications
1 4 (33.33%) Git (software)
1 4 (33.33%) Subversion
General
1 11 (91.67%) Electronics
Miscellaneous
1 5 (41.67%) Embedded Systems
2 4 (33.33%) Device Driver
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (100.00%) SDLC
1 12 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 5 (41.67%) Defect Tracking
3 1 (8.33%) Scenario Testing
3 1 (8.33%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 12 (100.00%) C
2 11 (91.67%) C++
2 11 (91.67%) Embedded C
2 11 (91.67%) Embedded C++
3 4 (33.33%) Assembly Language
System Software
1 11 (91.67%) Firmware
Vendors
1 11 (91.67%) Atmel