The median annual salary for a Senior Software Engineer was £55,000 in advertised job vacancies in West Yorkshire during the 3 months to 25 March 2017.

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

3 months to
25 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Senior Software Engineer
Yorkshire / West Yorkshire
Rank 144 208 211
Rank change year-on-year +64 +3  
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Software Engineer 38 6 11
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in West Yorkshire 1.05% 0.14% 0.22%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.08% 0.14% 0.22%
Number of salaries quoted 37 5 10
Median salary £55,000 £52,500 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.76% +10.52%  
UK excluding London median salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year +5.26% -  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in permanent job vacancies advertised in West Yorkshire. 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
West Yorkshire
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 3524 4301 4892
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in West Yorkshire 97.78% 96.87% 97.88%
Number of salaries quoted 3118 3561 3904
Median salary £42,500 £40,000 £38,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% +5.26%  
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £27,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £52,500 £57,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,000 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +1.20% +3.75%  

Senior Software Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in West Yorkshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in West Yorkshire that featured Senior Software Engineer in the job title.

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 3 months to 25 March 2017.

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 3 months to 25 March 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Leeds +52 36 £55,000 +4.76% 4
Senior Software Engineer
Yorkshire

Senior Software Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 25 March 2017, Senior 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 West Yorkshire region featuring Senior Software Engineer in the job title.

1 77 (95.06%) Software Engineering
2 39 (48.15%) C#
3 38 (46.91%) Java
4 36 (44.44%) SQL Server
5 33 (40.74%) Pair Programming
6 30 (37.04%) Automated Testing
6 30 (37.04%) Agile Software Development
7 28 (34.57%) .NET
8 26 (32.10%) Git (software)
9 24 (29.63%) Continuous Integration
9 24 (29.63%) SQL
10 23 (28.40%) OO
11 22 (27.16%) Subversion
11 22 (27.16%) Degree
11 22 (27.16%) NoSQL
12 21 (25.93%) Mercurial
12 21 (25.93%) Data Structures
12 21 (25.93%) Algorithms
13 12 (14.81%) Mentoring
14 10 (12.35%) RESTful
14 10 (12.35%) AngularJS
14 10 (12.35%) Microsoft
14 10 (12.35%) Web Services
15 9 (11.11%) MS Excel
15 9 (11.11%) Tomcat
15 9 (11.11%) SOA
15 9 (11.11%) ETL
15 9 (11.11%) Spring
15 9 (11.11%) Hibernate
15 9 (11.11%) Scrum

Senior Software Engineer Skill Set
Top Related 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 9 (11.11%) Tomcat
2 2 (2.47%) Confluence
Applications
1 9 (11.11%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.23%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 9 (11.11%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 3 (3.70%) TCP/IP
2 2 (2.47%) 3G
2 2 (2.47%) GSM
2 2 (2.47%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 36 (44.44%) SQL Server
2 22 (27.16%) NoSQL
3 9 (11.11%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (1.23%) RavenDB
4 1 (1.23%) SQL Server 2005
4 1 (1.23%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 26 (32.10%) Git (software)
2 22 (27.16%) Subversion
3 21 (25.93%) Mercurial
4 9 (11.11%) Octopus Deploy
5 3 (3.70%) Jenkins
5 3 (3.70%) JIRA
5 3 (3.70%) Selenium
6 2 (2.47%) Eclipse
6 2 (2.47%) IntelliJ
7 1 (1.23%) Bower
7 1 (1.23%) Grunt
7 1 (1.23%) Moq
7 1 (1.23%) NuGet
7 1 (1.23%) NUnit
7 1 (1.23%) SpecFlow
7 1 (1.23%) TeamCity
7 1 (1.23%) Travis CI
7 1 (1.23%) Visual Studio
General
1 9 (11.11%) Finance
2 2 (2.47%) Electronics
2 2 (2.47%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 28 (34.57%) .NET
2 10 (12.35%) AngularJS
2 10 (12.35%) RESTful
2 10 (12.35%) Web Services
3 9 (11.11%) ASP.NET Web API
3 9 (11.11%) Ember.js
3 9 (11.11%) Hibernate
3 9 (11.11%) Spring
3 9 (11.11%) WCF
3 9 (11.11%) WPF
4 8 (9.88%) J2EE
5 3 (3.70%) ASP.NET
5 3 (3.70%) CSS
5 3 (3.70%) HTML
6 2 (2.47%) .NET Framework
6 2 (2.47%) ASP.NET MVC
6 2 (2.47%) Entity Framework
6 2 (2.47%) HTML5
7 1 (1.23%) Backbone.js
7 1 (1.23%) Node.js
Miscellaneous
1 21 (25.93%) Algorithms
1 21 (25.93%) Data Structures
2 1 (1.23%) Blog
2 1 (1.23%) Computer Science
2 1 (1.23%) Device Driver
2 1 (1.23%) Machine to Machine
2 1 (1.23%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 4 (4.94%) Linux
2 2 (2.47%) Android
2 2 (2.47%) Unix
3 1 (1.23%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 77 (95.06%) Software Engineering
2 33 (40.74%) Pair Programming
3 30 (37.04%) Agile Software Development
3 30 (37.04%) Automated Testing
4 24 (29.63%) Continuous Integration
5 23 (28.40%) OO
6 12 (14.81%) Mentoring
7 9 (11.11%) DevOps
7 9 (11.11%) ETL
7 9 (11.11%) Extreme Programming
7 9 (11.11%) Scrum
7 9 (11.11%) SOA
7 9 (11.11%) Web Development
8 4 (4.94%) Coaching
8 4 (4.94%) Line Management
8 4 (4.94%) TDD
9 3 (3.70%) Embedded Software Development
9 3 (3.70%) Test Automation
10 2 (2.47%) MVC
10 2 (2.47%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 39 (48.15%) C#
2 38 (46.91%) Java
3 24 (29.63%) SQL
4 9 (11.11%) PowerShell
5 3 (3.70%) C
5 3 (3.70%) C++
6 2 (2.47%) Embedded C
6 2 (2.47%) PHP
6 2 (2.47%) Python
7 1 (1.23%) Delphi
7 1 (1.23%) Embedded C++
7 1 (1.23%) JavaScript
7 1 (1.23%) Ruby
7 1 (1.23%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 22 (27.16%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.47%) QA
System Software
1 2 (2.47%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 1 (1.23%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (1.23%) Puppet
Vendors
1 10 (12.35%) Microsoft
2 1 (1.23%) Twitter
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