Period
to 19 February 2018

The median annual salary for a Senior Software Engineer was £50,000 in advertised job vacancies in West Yorkshire during the 6 months to 19 February 2018.

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

Senior Software Engineer
Yorkshire > West Yorkshire
6 months to
19 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 186 190 292
Rank change year-on-year +4 +102 -3
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Software Engineer 68 73 15
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in West Yorkshire 0.99% 1.02% 0.17%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.01% 1.04% 0.17%
Number of salaries quoted 65 74 23
West Yorkshire median annual salary £50,000 £46,000 £85,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +8.70% -45.88% +88.89%
10th Percentile £36,250 £42,500 £45,000
90th Percentile £60,000 £61,750 £87,500
Yorkshire median annual salary £50,000 £46,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +8.70% -8.00% +11.11%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in West Yorkshire. 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
West Yorkshire
Permanent vacancies in West Yorkshire with a recognized job title 6,712 7,012 8,789
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 97.61% 97.86% 97.35%
Number of salaries quoted 5,744 6,104 7,284
West Yorkshire median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £41,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +3.66% +2.50%
10th Percentile £27,500 £25,750 £26,250
90th Percentile £60,000 £60,000 £60,000
Yorkshire median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +6.25% - +5.26%

Senior Software Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in West Yorkshire

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

Job vacancy trend for Senior Software Engineer in West Yorkshire

Senior Software Engineer
Salary Trend in West Yorkshire

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

Salary trend for Senior Software Engineer in West Yorkshire

Senior Software Engineer
Salary Histogram in West Yorkshire

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Senior Software Engineer in West Yorkshire over the 6 months to 19 February 2018.

Salary histogram for Senior Software Engineer in West Yorkshire

Senior Software Engineer
Job Locations in West Yorkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Senior Software Engineer within the West Yorkshire region over the 6 months to 19 February 2018. 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
Leeds +18 64 £50,000 +8.70% 1
Bradford -4 2 - -
Wakefield - 2 £42,500 -
Senior Software Engineer
Yorkshire

Senior Software Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in West Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 19 February 2018, Senior Software Engineer job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the West Yorkshire region featuring Senior Software Engineer in the job title.

1 68 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 42 (61.76%) Java
3 34 (50.00%) SQL
4 29 (42.65%) Agile Software Development
5 27 (39.71%) Scrum
6 25 (36.76%) Pair Programming
6 25 (36.76%) Mentoring
7 23 (33.82%) C#
8 19 (27.94%) C++
8 19 (27.94%) Spring
9 18 (26.47%) Hibernate
9 18 (26.47%) .NET
9 18 (26.47%) Tomcat
10 17 (25.00%) Extreme Programming
10 17 (25.00%) Degree
10 17 (25.00%) WCF
10 17 (25.00%) WPF
10 17 (25.00%) Continuous Integration
10 17 (25.00%) RESTful
10 17 (25.00%) Ember.js
10 17 (25.00%) AngularJS
11 16 (23.53%) OO
11 16 (23.53%) Electronics
11 16 (23.53%) Telecoms
12 15 (22.06%) Digital TV
12 15 (22.06%) J2EE
12 15 (22.06%) Subversion
12 15 (22.06%) NoSQL
12 15 (22.06%) Mercurial
12 15 (22.06%) Git (software)

Senior Software Engineer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in West Yorkshire 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 18 (26.47%) Tomcat
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (22.06%) NoSQL
2 1 (1.47%) Hadoop
2 1 (1.47%) MongoDB
2 1 (1.47%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 15 (22.06%) Git (software)
1 15 (22.06%) Mercurial
1 15 (22.06%) Subversion
2 4 (5.88%) Cucumber
3 2 (2.94%) Maven
3 2 (2.94%) Visual Studio
4 1 (1.47%) JUnit
4 1 (1.47%) Mockito
General
1 16 (23.53%) Electronics
1 16 (23.53%) Telecoms
2 5 (7.35%) Games
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (27.94%) Spring
2 18 (26.47%) .NET
2 18 (26.47%) Hibernate
3 17 (25.00%) AngularJS
3 17 (25.00%) Ember.js
3 17 (25.00%) RESTful
3 17 (25.00%) WCF
3 17 (25.00%) WPF
4 15 (22.06%) J2EE
5 13 (19.12%) React
6 10 (14.71%) Node.js
7 8 (11.76%) CSS
7 8 (11.76%) HTML
7 8 (11.76%) LAMP
7 8 (11.76%) Laravel
7 8 (11.76%) Symfony
8 5 (7.35%) Web Services
9 4 (5.88%) REST
9 4 (5.88%) XML
10 2 (2.94%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 15 (22.06%) Algorithms
1 15 (22.06%) Data Structures
1 15 (22.06%) Digital TV
2 2 (2.94%) CCTV
2 2 (2.94%) Computer Science
2 2 (2.94%) Embedded Systems
2 2 (2.94%) Enterprise Software
2 2 (2.94%) Media Streaming
2 2 (2.94%) Video\Live Streaming
Operating Systems
1 3 (4.41%) Linux
2 2 (2.94%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 68 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 29 (42.65%) Agile Software Development
3 27 (39.71%) Scrum
4 25 (36.76%) Mentoring
4 25 (36.76%) Pair Programming
5 17 (25.00%) Continuous Integration
5 17 (25.00%) Extreme Programming
6 16 (23.53%) OO
7 15 (22.06%) Test Automation
8 9 (13.24%) BDD
8 9 (13.24%) TDD
9 8 (11.76%) Domain-Driven Design
9 8 (11.76%) Kanban
9 8 (11.76%) Unit Testing
10 5 (7.35%) DevOps
11 2 (2.94%) Mathematics
11 2 (2.94%) Microservices
11 2 (2.94%) Mobile Development
11 2 (2.94%) Open Source
11 2 (2.94%) SDET
Programming Languages
1 42 (61.76%) Java
2 34 (50.00%) SQL
3 23 (33.82%) C#
4 19 (27.94%) C++
5 10 (14.71%) PHP
6 8 (11.76%) JavaScript
7 3 (4.41%) Python
8 2 (2.94%) C
8 2 (2.94%) T-SQL
9 1 (1.47%) Apex Code
9 1 (1.47%) Scala
Qualifications
1 17 (25.00%) Degree
2 2 (2.94%) Computer Science Degree
System Software
1 5 (7.35%) Docker
Systems Management
1 5 (7.35%) Opscode Chef
2 4 (5.88%) Ansible
2 4 (5.88%) Puppet
Vendors
1 8 (11.76%) Zend
2 1 (1.47%) Oracle
2 1 (1.47%) Salesforce.com