The median annual salary for a Software Engineer was £48,000 in advertised job vacancies in West Yorkshire during the 3 months to 26 June 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
26 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 74 104 73
Rank change year-on-year +30 -31  
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Engineer 117 102 168
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in West Yorkshire 3.29% 2.64% 3.63%
As % of the Job Titles category 3.38% 2.69% 3.70%
Number of salaries quoted 103 87 123
Median salary £48,000 £43,750 £44,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +9.71% -0.56%  
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £32,500 £37,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £50,000
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 3465 3797 4540
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in West Yorkshire 97.55% 98.11% 98.10%
Number of salaries quoted 2898 3223 3634
Median salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% -  
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £25,000 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +2.40% +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 26 June 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 26 June 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 +14 104 £50,000 +11.11% 21
Bradford +3 6 £45,000 +38.46% 1
Wakefield - 2 £40,000 -
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 26 June 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.

1 239 (95.60%) Software Engineering
2 143 (57.20%) Java
3 135 (54.00%) Agile Software Development
4 100 (40.00%) OO
5 97 (38.80%) JavaScript
5 97 (38.80%) SQL
6 78 (31.20%) C++
7 77 (30.80%) Scrum
8 74 (29.60%) HTML
8 74 (29.60%) C#
9 72 (28.80%) .NET
10 69 (27.60%) Subversion
11 68 (27.20%) Continuous Integration
11 68 (27.20%) Git (software)
12 57 (22.80%) C
13 56 (22.40%) ASP.NET
13 56 (22.40%) RESTful
14 52 (20.80%) Linux
15 48 (19.20%) CSS
16 47 (18.80%) SQL Server
16 47 (18.80%) TDD
17 45 (18.00%) Windows
18 42 (16.80%) Python
18 42 (16.80%) SDLC
19 41 (16.40%) Test Automation
20 40 (16.00%) AngularJS
20 40 (16.00%) Finance
21 38 (15.20%) PHP
22 37 (14.80%) Pair Programming
22 37 (14.80%) Degree

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 14 (5.60%) Tomcat
2 8 (3.20%) Apache
3 6 (2.40%) Confluence
4 4 (1.60%) OpenEdge
5 1 (0.40%) Elasticsearch
5 1 (0.40%) IIS
5 1 (0.40%) JBoss
5 1 (0.40%) Mule
5 1 (0.40%) Oracle Service Bus
5 1 (0.40%) Oracle SOA Suite
5 1 (0.40%) Tuxedo
5 1 (0.40%) WebLogic
5 1 (0.40%) WebSphere
Applications
1 2 (0.80%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 2 (0.80%) Odoo
2 1 (0.40%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 10 (4.00%) GitHub
2 8 (3.20%) Microsoft Azure
3 6 (2.40%) Amazon AWS
4 4 (1.60%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 34 (13.60%) Ethernet
2 17 (6.80%) TCP/IP
3 15 (6.00%) Wireless
4 14 (5.60%) GSM
5 11 (4.40%) Bluetooth
5 11 (4.40%) GPRS
5 11 (4.40%) ZigBee
6 8 (3.20%) HTTP
7 3 (1.20%) 3G
8 2 (0.80%) DHCP
9 1 (0.40%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 47 (18.80%) SQL Server
2 34 (13.60%) NoSQL
3 21 (8.40%) MySQL
4 11 (4.40%) MongoDB
5 4 (1.60%) Big Data
6 3 (1.20%) PostgreSQL
6 3 (1.20%) Relational Database
7 2 (0.80%) Azure SQL Database
8 1 (0.40%) DataStage
8 1 (0.40%) Oracle Database
8 1 (0.40%) Oracle Database 11g
8 1 (0.40%) Redis
8 1 (0.40%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 69 (27.60%) Subversion
2 68 (27.20%) Git (software)
3 36 (14.40%) JIRA
4 35 (14.00%) Visual Studio
5 34 (13.60%) Mercurial
6 26 (10.40%) Android Studio
6 26 (10.40%) Eclipse
7 25 (10.00%) MSTest
7 25 (10.00%) NUnit
8 9 (3.60%) PHPUnit
8 9 (3.60%) Selenium
9 6 (2.40%) NetBeans
9 6 (2.40%) Team Foundation Server
10 3 (1.20%) Jenkins
11 2 (0.80%) Ant
11 2 (0.80%) Liquibase
12 1 (0.40%) Vagrant
General
1 40 (16.00%) Finance
2 23 (9.20%) Electronics
3 9 (3.60%) Games
4 5 (2.00%) Retail
5 4 (1.60%) Manufacturing
5 4 (1.60%) Online Betting
6 3 (1.20%) Legal
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 74 (29.60%) HTML
2 72 (28.80%) .NET
3 56 (22.40%) ASP.NET
3 56 (22.40%) RESTful
4 48 (19.20%) CSS
5 40 (16.00%) AngularJS
6 35 (14.00%) Web Services
7 33 (13.20%) React
7 33 (13.20%) XML
8 29 (11.60%) SOAP
8 29 (11.60%) XSLT
9 28 (11.20%) WCF
9 28 (11.20%) WPF
10 27 (10.80%) jQuery
10 27 (10.80%) Node.js
11 26 (10.40%) Silverlight
12 25 (10.00%) LINQ
12 25 (10.00%) WF
13 21 (8.40%) ASP.NET MVC
14 20 (8.00%) Ember.js
Miscellaneous
1 26 (10.40%) Algorithms
1 26 (10.40%) Data Structures
2 10 (4.00%) Computer Science
3 9 (3.60%) Greenfield Project
4 7 (2.80%) Enterprise Software
4 7 (2.80%) Linux Command Line
5 5 (2.00%) Device Driver
5 5 (2.00%) Embedded Systems
6 4 (1.60%) Mobile App
6 4 (1.60%) Online Games
7 1 (0.40%) Analytical Skills
7 1 (0.40%) Clustering
7 1 (0.40%) Fintech
Operating Systems
1 52 (20.80%) Linux
2 45 (18.00%) Windows
3 31 (12.40%) Android
4 28 (11.20%) Embedded Linux
5 26 (10.40%) Windows Embedded Compact
6 6 (2.40%) Mac OS
7 4 (1.60%) Unix
8 2 (0.80%) Apple iOS
9 1 (0.40%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 239 (95.60%) Software Engineering
2 135 (54.00%) Agile Software Development
3 100 (40.00%) OO
4 77 (30.80%) Scrum
5 68 (27.20%) Continuous Integration
6 47 (18.80%) TDD
7 42 (16.80%) SDLC
8 41 (16.40%) Test Automation
9 37 (14.80%) Pair Programming
10 34 (13.60%) DSDM
11 31 (12.40%) MVC
12 30 (12.00%) RUP
13 27 (10.80%) Waterfall
14 25 (10.00%) MVVM
14 25 (10.00%) Service Delivery
14 25 (10.00%) UML
14 25 (10.00%) Use Case
15 23 (9.20%) Mentoring
16 21 (8.40%) BDD
17 19 (7.60%) Kanban
Programming Languages
1 143 (57.20%) Java
2 97 (38.80%) JavaScript
2 97 (38.80%) SQL
3 78 (31.20%) C++
4 74 (29.60%) C#
5 57 (22.80%) C
6 42 (16.80%) Python
7 38 (15.20%) PHP
8 27 (10.80%) T-SQL
9 25 (10.00%) PL/SQL
10 15 (6.00%) Embedded C
11 11 (4.40%) Embedded C++
12 4 (1.60%) Assembly Language
12 4 (1.60%) Bash Shell
13 3 (1.20%) Java 9
14 1 (0.40%) PowerShell
14 1 (0.40%) Progress 4GL
14 1 (0.40%) VB
Qualifications
1 37 (14.80%) Degree
2 6 (2.40%) Computer Science Degree
3 1 (0.40%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (1.20%) QA
System Software
1 26 (10.40%) Docker
2 14 (5.60%) Firmware
3 6 (2.40%) VirtualBox
4 1 (0.40%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 15 (6.00%) Opscode Chef
2 11 (4.40%) Ansible
3 6 (2.40%) Puppet
4 4 (1.60%) Salt
5 1 (0.40%) Cobbler
5 1 (0.40%) Microsoft Clustering
Vendors
1 11 (4.40%) Atmel
2 10 (4.00%) Oracle
3 8 (3.20%) Microsoft
3 8 (3.20%) Zend
4 1 (0.40%) Dell
4 1 (0.40%) Progress
4 1 (0.40%) SAP
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