Period
to 21 November 2017

The median annual salary for a Software Engineer was £50,000 in advertised job vacancies in West Yorkshire during the 6 months to 21 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
Yorkshire > West Yorkshire
6 months to
21 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 83 94 70
Rank change year-on-year +11 -24 +114
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Engineer 214 232 348
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in West Yorkshire 3.13% 3.04% 3.77%
As % of the Job Titles category 3.22% 3.10% 3.86%
Number of salaries quoted 201 235 287
West Yorkshire median annual salary £50,000 £40,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +25.00% -11.11% +12.50%
10th Percentile £36,250 £28,950 £28,750
90th Percentile £60,000 £55,000 £55,000
Yorkshire median annual salary £50,000 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +20.48% +3.75% -

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 6655 7475 9019
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 97.39% 98.08% 97.78%
Number of salaries quoted 5624 6453 7296
West Yorkshire median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +6.25% -
10th Percentile £26,250 £26,000 £25,500
90th Percentile £61,250 £63,750 £60,000
Yorkshire median annual salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +3.75% - +6.67%

Software Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in West Yorkshire

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

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 6 months to 21 November 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 6 months to 21 November 2017. 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 +11 199 £50,000 +11.11% 16
Bradford +8 4 £43,500 +33.85% 2
Wakefield -10 3 £42,500 +10.39%
Halifax +21 2 £42,500 - 2
Wetherby +9 2 £39,750 +13.57% 1
Bingley - 2 £40,750 - 1
Sowerby Bridge - 1 £50,000 -
Software Engineer
Yorkshire

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

For the 6 months to 21 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 West Yorkshire region featuring Software Engineer in the job title.

1 209 (97.66%) Software Engineering
2 132 (61.68%) Agile Software Development
3 110 (51.40%) Java
4 99 (46.26%) SQL
5 82 (38.32%) JavaScript
6 79 (36.92%) OO
7 75 (35.05%) Scrum
8 68 (31.78%) HTML
9 64 (29.91%) Continuous Integration
10 60 (28.04%) C#
11 59 (27.57%) C++
12 58 (27.10%) PHP
12 58 (27.10%) Subversion
12 58 (27.10%) React
13 56 (26.17%) Node.js
14 52 (24.30%) Git (software)
15 51 (23.83%) .NET
16 49 (22.90%) CSS
17 48 (22.43%) RESTful
18 43 (20.09%) Linux
19 40 (18.69%) WPF
20 39 (18.22%) WCF
21 38 (17.76%) Mentoring
22 37 (17.29%) Docker
23 36 (16.82%) Pair Programming
23 36 (16.82%) Web Services
23 36 (16.82%) AngularJS
24 34 (15.89%) XML
24 34 (15.89%) MySQL
25 33 (15.42%) ASP.NET

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 21 (9.81%) Tomcat
2 10 (4.67%) Apache
3 3 (1.40%) OpenEdge
4 2 (0.93%) Confluence
5 1 (0.47%) Elasticsearch
5 1 (0.47%) IIS
5 1 (0.47%) JBoss
5 1 (0.47%) Mule
5 1 (0.47%) Oracle Service Bus
5 1 (0.47%) Oracle SOA Suite
5 1 (0.47%) Tuxedo
5 1 (0.47%) WebLogic
5 1 (0.47%) WebSphere
Applications
1 1 (0.47%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 1 (0.47%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 6 (2.80%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (1.87%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (0.93%) SaaS
4 1 (0.47%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 2 (0.93%) Ethernet
1 2 (0.93%) GSM
1 2 (0.93%) Wireless
2 1 (0.47%) 3G
2 1 (0.47%) Bluetooth
2 1 (0.47%) DHCP
2 1 (0.47%) DNS
2 1 (0.47%) GPRS
2 1 (0.47%) TCP/IP
2 1 (0.47%) TETRA
2 1 (0.47%) ZigBee
Database & Business Intelligence
1 34 (15.89%) MySQL
2 30 (14.02%) NoSQL
3 19 (8.88%) MongoDB
4 11 (5.14%) Big Data
5 9 (4.21%) SQL Server
6 3 (1.40%) Azure SQL Database
7 2 (0.93%) Hadoop
7 2 (0.93%) SQL Server 2008
8 1 (0.47%) Adabas
8 1 (0.47%) DataStage
8 1 (0.47%) Oracle Database
8 1 (0.47%) Oracle Database 11g
8 1 (0.47%) PostgreSQL
8 1 (0.47%) Redis
8 1 (0.47%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 58 (27.10%) Subversion
2 52 (24.30%) Git (software)
3 28 (13.08%) Mercurial
4 24 (11.21%) MSTest
4 24 (11.21%) NUnit
5 23 (10.75%) Visual Studio
6 18 (8.41%) JIRA
7 16 (7.48%) Android Studio
7 16 (7.48%) Eclipse
8 11 (5.14%) PHPUnit
9 6 (2.80%) Jenkins
10 5 (2.34%) Selenium
11 4 (1.87%) WebDriver
12 3 (1.40%) Maven
12 3 (1.40%) SoapUI
13 2 (0.93%) Cucumber
13 2 (0.93%) Team Foundation Server
13 2 (0.93%) TeamCity
14 1 (0.47%) GCC
14 1 (0.47%) Mockito
General
1 25 (11.68%) Finance
2 23 (10.75%) Games
3 16 (7.48%) Electronics
4 13 (6.07%) Telecoms
5 2 (0.93%) Legal
6 1 (0.47%) Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 68 (31.78%) HTML
2 58 (27.10%) React
3 56 (26.17%) Node.js
4 51 (23.83%) .NET
5 49 (22.90%) CSS
6 48 (22.43%) RESTful
7 40 (18.69%) WPF
8 39 (18.22%) WCF
9 36 (16.82%) AngularJS
9 36 (16.82%) Web Services
10 34 (15.89%) XML
11 33 (15.42%) ASP.NET
12 31 (14.49%) SOAP
13 28 (13.08%) jQuery
14 25 (11.68%) Spring
14 25 (11.68%) XSLT
15 24 (11.21%) LINQ
15 24 (11.21%) Silverlight
15 24 (11.21%) WF
16 23 (10.75%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 23 (10.75%) Algorithms
1 23 (10.75%) Data Structures
2 12 (5.61%) Digital TV
3 10 (4.67%) Linux Command Line
4 9 (4.21%) Enterprise Software
5 7 (3.27%) Computer Science
6 3 (1.40%) Embedded Systems
6 3 (1.40%) Greenfield Project
6 3 (1.40%) Mobile App
7 2 (0.93%) CCTV
7 2 (0.93%) Media Streaming
7 2 (0.93%) PMI
7 2 (0.93%) Video\Live Streaming
8 1 (0.47%) Analytical Skills
8 1 (0.47%) Clustering
8 1 (0.47%) Device Driver
8 1 (0.47%) Fintech
8 1 (0.47%) Robotics
Operating Systems
1 43 (20.09%) Linux
2 24 (11.21%) Windows
3 18 (8.41%) Android
4 16 (7.48%) Windows Embedded Compact
5 2 (0.93%) Embedded Linux
6 1 (0.47%) Apple iOS
6 1 (0.47%) Unix
6 1 (0.47%) Windows Phone
6 1 (0.47%) Windows Phone 8
6 1 (0.47%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 209 (97.66%) Software Engineering
2 132 (61.68%) Agile Software Development
3 79 (36.92%) OO
4 75 (35.05%) Scrum
5 64 (29.91%) Continuous Integration
6 38 (17.76%) Mentoring
7 36 (16.82%) Pair Programming
8 33 (15.42%) Test Automation
9 29 (13.55%) TDD
10 28 (13.08%) DSDM
10 28 (13.08%) RUP
11 26 (12.15%) MVVM
12 25 (11.68%) SDLC
13 24 (11.21%) Service Delivery
13 24 (11.21%) UML
13 24 (11.21%) Use Case
14 23 (10.75%) BDD
14 23 (10.75%) Unit Testing
15 22 (10.28%) Kanban
16 20 (9.35%) DevOps
Programming Languages
1 110 (51.40%) Java
2 99 (46.26%) SQL
3 82 (38.32%) JavaScript
4 60 (28.04%) C#
5 59 (27.57%) C++
6 58 (27.10%) PHP
7 29 (13.55%) T-SQL
8 24 (11.21%) PL/SQL
9 21 (9.81%) Python
10 8 (3.74%) C
11 4 (1.87%) VB
12 3 (1.40%) Embedded C
12 3 (1.40%) Java 9
12 3 (1.40%) Kotlin
12 3 (1.40%) Progress 4GL
13 2 (0.93%) Delphi
13 2 (0.93%) Pascal
13 2 (0.93%) Ruby
13 2 (0.93%) Scala
13 2 (0.93%) VB6
Qualifications
1 32 (14.95%) Degree
2 5 (2.34%) Computer Science Degree
3 2 (0.93%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (0.93%) QA
2 1 (0.47%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (0.47%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 37 (17.29%) Docker
2 2 (0.93%) Firmware
3 1 (0.47%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 33 (15.42%) Opscode Chef
2 15 (7.01%) Ansible
3 13 (6.07%) Puppet
4 3 (1.40%) Packer
5 2 (0.93%) Kubernetes
6 1 (0.47%) Cobbler
6 1 (0.47%) Microsoft Clustering
6 1 (0.47%) Salt
6 1 (0.47%) Terraform
Vendors
1 18 (8.41%) Zend
2 10 (4.67%) Microsoft
3 6 (2.80%) Oracle
4 3 (1.40%) Progress
5 2 (0.93%) VMware
6 1 (0.47%) Atmel
6 1 (0.47%) SAP
6 1 (0.47%) Sitecore
6 1 (0.47%) Xamarin