Period
to 18 November 2017

The median annual salary for a Software Engineer was £42,500 in advertised job vacancies in Wakefield during the 6 months to 18 November 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
6 months to
18 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 36 29 40
Rank change year-on-year -7 +11 -
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Engineer 3 17 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Wakefield 1.25% 6.12% 0.96%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.27% 6.18% 0.99%
Number of salaries quoted 3 22 2
Wakefield median annual salary £42,500 £38,500 £41,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +10.39% -7.23% -
10th Percentile £37,750 £28,250 £39,750
90th Percentile £46,250 £53,750 £43,250
West Yorkshire median annual salary £50,000 £40,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +25.00% -11.11% +12.50%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Wakefield. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title that can be normalized. As such, the figures in the second row provide an indication of the number of permanent jobs in our overall sample.

All Permanent IT Job Vacancies
Wakefield
Permanent vacancies in Wakefield with a recognized job title 236 275 203
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 98.33% 98.92% 97.60%
Number of salaries quoted 209 266 178
Wakefield median annual salary £35,000 £37,500 £34,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -6.67% +10.29% +13.33%
10th Percentile £21,250 £22,750 £19,000
90th Percentile £48,750 £55,000 £47,500
West Yorkshire median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year - +6.25% -

Software Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in Wakefield

Job postings that featured Software Engineer in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Wakefield.

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 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in Wakefield

For the 6 months to 18 November 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 3 (100.00%) C++
1 3 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 2 (66.67%) Media Streaming
2 2 (66.67%) CCTV
2 2 (66.67%) Degree
2 2 (66.67%) Mathematics
2 2 (66.67%) Computer Science
2 2 (66.67%) C#
2 2 (66.67%) Games
2 2 (66.67%) Video\Live Streaming
2 2 (66.67%) SQL
2 2 (66.67%) Windows
2 2 (66.67%) Linux
2 2 (66.67%) Mobile Development
2 2 (66.67%) Computer Science Degree
3 1 (33.33%) SDLC
3 1 (33.33%) Defect Tracking
3 1 (33.33%) Bluetooth
3 1 (33.33%) GPRS
3 1 (33.33%) GSM
3 1 (33.33%) Ethernet
3 1 (33.33%) TCP/IP
3 1 (33.33%) Embedded C
3 1 (33.33%) Embedded C++
3 1 (33.33%) Assembly Language
3 1 (33.33%) Firmware
3 1 (33.33%) Wireless
3 1 (33.33%) Electronics
3 1 (33.33%) Device Driver
3 1 (33.33%) Subversion

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 1 (33.33%) Bluetooth
1 1 (33.33%) Ethernet
1 1 (33.33%) GPRS
1 1 (33.33%) GSM
1 1 (33.33%) TCP/IP
1 1 (33.33%) Wireless
1 1 (33.33%) ZigBee
Development Applications
1 1 (33.33%) Git (software)
1 1 (33.33%) Subversion
General
1 2 (66.67%) Games
2 1 (33.33%) Electronics
Miscellaneous
1 2 (66.67%) CCTV
1 2 (66.67%) Computer Science
1 2 (66.67%) Media Streaming
1 2 (66.67%) Video\Live Streaming
2 1 (33.33%) Device Driver
2 1 (33.33%) Embedded Systems
Operating Systems
1 2 (66.67%) Linux
1 2 (66.67%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 2 (66.67%) Mathematics
2 2 (66.67%) Mobile Development
3 1 (33.33%) Defect Tracking
3 1 (33.33%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 3 (100.00%) C++
2 2 (66.67%) C#
2 2 (66.67%) SQL
3 1 (33.33%) Assembly Language
3 1 (33.33%) C
3 1 (33.33%) Embedded C
3 1 (33.33%) Embedded C++
Qualifications
1 2 (66.67%) Computer Science Degree
1 2 (66.67%) Degree
System Software
1 1 (33.33%) Firmware
Vendors
1 1 (33.33%) Atmel