The median annual salary for a Software Engineer was £45,000 in advertised job vacancies in West Yorkshire during the 3 months to 29 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
Yorkshire / West Yorkshire
3 months to
29 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 72 108 144
Rank change year-on-year +36 +36  
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Engineer 138 108 75
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in West Yorkshire 3.80% 2.43% 1.49%
As % of the Job Titles category 3.88% 2.51% 1.53%
Number of salaries quoted 115 90 68
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +12.50%  
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £31,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £50,750
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 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 3557 4304 4918
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in West Yorkshire 97.85% 96.92% 97.89%
Number of salaries quoted 3161 3568 3933
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 £27,000 £25,250
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £52,500 £57,500
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year - +3.75%  

Software Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in West Yorkshire

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

Job vacancy trend for Software Engineer in West Yorkshire

Software Engineer
Salary Trend in West Yorkshire

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

Salary trend for Software Engineer in West Yorkshire

Software Engineer
Salary Histogram in West Yorkshire

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Software Engineer in West Yorkshire over the 3 months to 29 March 2017.

Salary histogram for Software Engineer in West Yorkshire

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 Software Engineer within the West Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 29 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 +25 101 £46,250 -7.50% 13
Wakefield +8 10 £38,500 -7.22% 1
Castleford - 6 £30,000 -
Halifax +5 4 £35,000 -6.66%
Bradford +9 1 £40,000 -5.88% 1
Software Engineer
Yorkshire

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

For the 6 months to 29 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 West Yorkshire region featuring Software Engineer in the job title.

1 256 (93.43%) Software Engineering
2 134 (48.91%) C#
3 133 (48.54%) Java
4 129 (47.08%) Agile Software Development
5 122 (44.53%) .NET
6 96 (35.04%) SQL Server
6 96 (35.04%) SQL
7 93 (33.94%) OO
8 89 (32.48%) JavaScript
9 88 (32.12%) ASP.NET
10 80 (29.20%) HTML
11 73 (26.64%) C++
12 70 (25.55%) Scrum
13 68 (24.82%) Continuous Integration
14 66 (24.09%) MVC
15 62 (22.63%) CSS
15 62 (22.63%) Finance
15 62 (22.63%) Git (software)
16 53 (19.34%) TDD
17 52 (18.98%) RESTful
18 48 (17.52%) Subversion
18 48 (17.52%) Degree
19 46 (16.79%) Web Services
19 46 (16.79%) C
19 46 (16.79%) WCF
19 46 (16.79%) WPF
20 41 (14.96%) Automated Testing
21 40 (14.60%) jQuery
22 37 (13.50%) NoSQL
23 36 (13.14%) Windows

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 8 (2.92%) Confluence
1 8 (2.92%) Tomcat
2 3 (1.09%) CMS
3 2 (0.73%) OpenEdge
Applications
1 16 (5.84%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.36%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (0.36%) Odoo
Cloud Services
1 15 (5.47%) Microsoft Azure
2 10 (3.65%) GitHub
3 7 (2.55%) Amazon AWS
4 6 (2.19%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 27 (9.85%) Ethernet
2 22 (8.03%) TCP/IP
3 17 (6.20%) Wireless
4 16 (5.84%) GSM
5 14 (5.11%) Bluetooth
5 14 (5.11%) GPRS
5 14 (5.11%) ZigBee
6 8 (2.92%) HTTP
7 2 (0.73%) 3G
8 1 (0.36%) DHCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 96 (35.04%) SQL Server
2 37 (13.50%) NoSQL
3 11 (4.01%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 10 (3.65%) MySQL
5 5 (1.82%) MongoDB
6 4 (1.46%) SQL Server 2005
7 2 (0.73%) Hadoop
7 2 (0.73%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 2 (0.73%) SQLite
8 1 (0.36%) Apache Cassandra
8 1 (0.36%) CouchDB
8 1 (0.36%) PostgreSQL
8 1 (0.36%) RavenDB
8 1 (0.36%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 62 (22.63%) Git (software)
2 48 (17.52%) Subversion
3 31 (11.31%) JIRA
3 31 (11.31%) Mercurial
4 30 (10.95%) Visual Studio
5 26 (9.49%) NUnit
6 25 (9.12%) MSTest
7 19 (6.93%) Eclipse
7 19 (6.93%) Selenium
8 16 (5.84%) Android Studio
9 12 (4.38%) Team Foundation Server
10 9 (3.28%) Octopus Deploy
11 6 (2.19%) NetBeans
12 5 (1.82%) Jenkins
13 2 (0.73%) Appium
13 2 (0.73%) Calabash
13 2 (0.73%) Cucumber
13 2 (0.73%) IntelliJ
13 2 (0.73%) TeamCity
14 1 (0.36%) Travis CI
General
1 62 (22.63%) Finance
2 26 (9.49%) Electronics
3 11 (4.01%) Legal
4 10 (3.65%) Games
4 10 (3.65%) Manufacturing
5 9 (3.28%) Retail
6 7 (2.55%) Online Betting
7 3 (1.09%) Advertising
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 122 (44.53%) .NET
2 88 (32.12%) ASP.NET
3 80 (29.20%) HTML
4 62 (22.63%) CSS
5 52 (18.98%) RESTful
6 46 (16.79%) WCF
6 46 (16.79%) Web Services
6 46 (16.79%) WPF
7 40 (14.60%) jQuery
8 32 (11.68%) XML
9 31 (11.31%) AngularJS
9 31 (11.31%) ASP.NET MVC
9 31 (11.31%) XSLT
10 30 (10.95%) Silverlight
10 30 (10.95%) SOAP
11 29 (10.58%) .NET Framework
12 25 (9.12%) LINQ
12 25 (9.12%) WF
13 21 (7.66%) ASP.NET MVC 5
13 21 (7.66%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 25 (9.12%) Algorithms
1 25 (9.12%) Data Structures
2 21 (7.66%) Computer Science
3 8 (2.92%) Enterprise Software
4 5 (1.82%) Online Games
5 4 (1.46%) Device Driver
6 3 (1.09%) Embedded Systems
6 3 (1.09%) Mobile App
7 1 (0.36%) Blog
7 1 (0.36%) e-Learning
7 1 (0.36%) Fintech
7 1 (0.36%) Machine to Machine
7 1 (0.36%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 36 (13.14%) Linux
1 36 (13.14%) Windows
2 22 (8.03%) Android
3 19 (6.93%) Embedded Linux
4 16 (5.84%) Windows Embedded Compact
5 7 (2.55%) Unix
6 6 (2.19%) Mac OS
7 5 (1.82%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 256 (93.43%) Software Engineering
2 129 (47.08%) Agile Software Development
3 93 (33.94%) OO
4 70 (25.55%) Scrum
5 68 (24.82%) Continuous Integration
6 66 (24.09%) MVC
7 53 (19.34%) TDD
8 41 (14.96%) Automated Testing
9 34 (12.41%) DSDM
9 34 (12.41%) Pair Programming
10 33 (12.04%) SDLC
11 28 (10.22%) RUP
12 27 (9.85%) Service Delivery
13 26 (9.49%) UML
14 25 (9.12%) MVVM
14 25 (9.12%) Use Case
15 24 (8.76%) BDD
16 22 (8.03%) Web Development
17 19 (6.93%) Kanban
18 17 (6.20%) Open Source
Programming Languages
1 134 (48.91%) C#
2 133 (48.54%) Java
3 96 (35.04%) SQL
4 89 (32.48%) JavaScript
5 73 (26.64%) C++
6 46 (16.79%) C
7 31 (11.31%) T-SQL
8 30 (10.95%) Python
9 25 (9.12%) PL/SQL
10 16 (5.84%) Embedded C
11 15 (5.47%) PHP
12 14 (5.11%) Embedded C++
13 9 (3.28%) PowerShell
14 6 (2.19%) Bash Shell
15 3 (1.09%) Java 9
15 3 (1.09%) VB.NET
16 2 (0.73%) Assembly Language
17 1 (0.36%) Delphi
17 1 (0.36%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 48 (17.52%) Degree
2 1 (0.36%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (2.19%) SDET
2 3 (1.09%) QA
System Software
1 16 (5.84%) Firmware
2 7 (2.55%) Docker
3 6 (2.19%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 1 (0.36%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (0.36%) Puppet
Vendors
1 13 (4.74%) Atmel
1 13 (4.74%) Microsoft
1 13 (4.74%) Oracle
2 4 (1.46%) Twitter
3 1 (0.36%) Dell
3 1 (0.36%) Zend
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Hotfoot Recruitment
Salary: £60,000 per annum + 10% Bonus
Posted: 15 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Salary: £18000 - £25000 per annum + Excellent Training Opportunity!
Posted: 16 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
The Bridge Ltd
Salary: Up to £60,000 per annum plus benefits
Posted: 6 hours ago
Dewsbury, West Yorkshire
Pro-Quest Resourcing Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £40000 Per Annum + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds, West Yorkshire
The Bridge Ltd
Salary: Up to £60,000 per annum plus benefits
Posted: 6 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Hotfoot Recruitment
Salary: From £50,000 to £60,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds, West Yorkshire
The Bridge Ltd
Salary: From £30,000 to £45,000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
BJSS Ltd
Salary: Highly Competitive Package + Great Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Hotfoot Recruitment
Salary: From £55,000 to £60,000 per annum
Posted: 15 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
AMsource Technology
Salary: From £1 to £100,000 per annum 5 days holiday, Macbook, , 35 hour week
Posted: 5 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
The Bridge Ltd
Salary: To £50,000 + Bonus / Excellent Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Bradford
Computer Futures
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 9 days ago
Leeds
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Posted: 7 days ago
Leeds, Yorkshire
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Posted: 21 days ago