The median annual salary for a Software Engineer was £38,500 in advertised job vacancies in Wakefield during the 3 months to 27 March 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
27 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 21 30 -
Rank change year-on-year +9 -  
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Engineer 10 4 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Wakefield 7.41% 2.82% -
As % of the Job Titles category 7.69% 2.88% -
Number of salaries quoted 10 4 0
Median salary £38,500 £41,500 -
Median salary % change year-on-year -7.22% -  
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 130 139 182
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Wakefield 96.30% 97.89% 100.00%
Number of salaries quoted 119 110 159
Median salary £32,500 £34,500 £33,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.79% +4.54%  
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £22,500 £21,000
10% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £47,500 £42,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,000 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +1.20% +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 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in Wakefield

For the 6 months to 27 March 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 21 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 15 (71.43%) SDLC
2 15 (71.43%) C
2 15 (71.43%) Wireless
3 14 (66.67%) Firmware
3 14 (66.67%) C++
3 14 (66.67%) Bluetooth
3 14 (66.67%) GPRS
3 14 (66.67%) GSM
3 14 (66.67%) Ethernet
3 14 (66.67%) TCP/IP
3 14 (66.67%) Embedded C
3 14 (66.67%) ZigBee
4 13 (61.90%) Atmel
4 13 (61.90%) Embedded C++
4 13 (61.90%) Electronics
5 6 (28.57%) MVC
5 6 (28.57%) CSS
5 6 (28.57%) HTML
5 6 (28.57%) C#
5 6 (28.57%) .NET
5 6 (28.57%) jQuery
5 6 (28.57%) .NET Framework
6 3 (14.29%) Embedded Systems
6 3 (14.29%) KnockoutJS
6 3 (14.29%) Web Development
6 3 (14.29%) ASP.NET MVC 5
6 3 (14.29%) Defect Tracking
6 3 (14.29%) SQL Server
6 3 (14.29%) ASP.NET

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 15 (71.43%) Wireless
2 14 (66.67%) Bluetooth
2 14 (66.67%) Ethernet
2 14 (66.67%) GPRS
2 14 (66.67%) GSM
2 14 (66.67%) TCP/IP
2 14 (66.67%) ZigBee
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (14.29%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (9.52%) Git (software)
1 2 (9.52%) Subversion
General
1 13 (61.90%) Electronics
2 3 (14.29%) Finance
2 3 (14.29%) Legal
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (28.57%) .NET
1 6 (28.57%) .NET Framework
1 6 (28.57%) CSS
1 6 (28.57%) HTML
1 6 (28.57%) jQuery
2 3 (14.29%) ASP.NET
2 3 (14.29%) ASP.NET MVC 5
2 3 (14.29%) KnockoutJS
Miscellaneous
1 3 (14.29%) Embedded Systems
2 2 (9.52%) Device Driver
3 1 (4.76%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 1 (4.76%) Embedded Linux
1 1 (4.76%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 15 (71.43%) SDLC
3 6 (28.57%) MVC
4 3 (14.29%) Defect Tracking
4 3 (14.29%) Web Development
5 1 (4.76%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 15 (71.43%) C
2 14 (66.67%) C++
2 14 (66.67%) Embedded C
3 13 (61.90%) Embedded C++
4 6 (28.57%) C#
5 3 (14.29%) JavaScript
5 3 (14.29%) SQL
5 3 (14.29%) VB.NET
6 2 (9.52%) Assembly Language
Qualifications
1 1 (4.76%) Degree
System Software
1 14 (66.67%) Firmware
Vendors
1 13 (61.90%) Atmel