Period
to 27 May 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in West Yorkshire with a requirement for Software Engineering skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Software Engineering over the 6 months to 27 May 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Software Engineering
Yorkshire > West Yorkshire
6 months to
27 May 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 31 26 31
Rank change year-on-year -5 +5 +29
Permanent jobs citing Software Engineering 455 543 567
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in West Yorkshire 6.85% 7.68% 6.72%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 7.37% 8.32% 7.38%
Number of salaries quoted 380 474 504
West Yorkshire median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% +6.25%
10th Percentile £34,475 £27,250 £27,500
90th Percentile £70,000 £60,000 £60,000
Yorkshire median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year +5.88% - +6.25%

Software Engineering is in the Processes and Methodologies category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in West Yorkshire with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
West Yorkshire
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 6,176 6,524 7,684
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in West Yorkshire 92.97% 92.26% 91.12%
Number of salaries quoted 5,272 5,659 6,348
West Yorkshire median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £41,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% +3.66% +2.50%
10th Percentile £27,500 £26,750 £27,000
90th Percentile £62,500 £62,500 £61,250
Yorkshire median annual salary £43,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +1.18% +6.25% -

Software Engineering
Job Vacancy Trend in West Yorkshire

Job postings citing Software Engineering as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in West Yorkshire.

Job vacancy trend for Software Engineering in West Yorkshire

Software Engineering
Salary Trend in West Yorkshire

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

Salary trend for Software Engineering in West Yorkshire

Software Engineering
Salary Histogram in West Yorkshire

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Software Engineering in West Yorkshire over the 6 months to 27 May 2018.

Salary histogram for Software Engineering in West Yorkshire

Software Engineering
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 Engineering within the West Yorkshire region over the 6 months to 27 May 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 +2 386 £50,000 +11.11% 54
Bradford +2 27 £44,000 +3.53% 7
Halifax +9 19 £42,500 +6.25% 4
Wakefield -31 10 £40,000 +8.11% 4
Huddersfield +5 7 £37,500 - 3
Castleford -4 2 £39,000 +30.00%
Bingley - 1 £41,000 - 1
Software Engineering
Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 27 May 2018, IT jobs citing Software Engineering also mentioned the following 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 with a requirement for Software Engineering.

1 295 (64.84%) Agile Software Development
2 224 (49.23%) C#
3 202 (44.40%) Java
4 185 (40.66%) JavaScript
5 179 (39.34%) .NET
6 142 (31.21%) SQL
7 138 (30.33%) TDD
8 126 (27.69%) Test Automation
9 112 (24.62%) Scrum
10 108 (23.74%) ASP.NET
11 105 (23.08%) BDD
12 104 (22.86%) DevOps
13 99 (21.76%) Continuous Integration
14 93 (20.44%) MVC
15 92 (20.22%) HTML
16 91 (20.00%) OO
17 85 (18.68%) CSS
18 80 (17.58%) Microsoft
19 79 (17.36%) ASP.NET MVC
20 73 (16.04%) Pair Programming
21 72 (15.82%) Finance
22 69 (15.16%) SQL Server
23 67 (14.73%) Git (software)
24 66 (14.51%) Mentoring
24 66 (14.51%) AngularJS
25 65 (14.29%) PHP
25 65 (14.29%) .NET Framework
26 62 (13.63%) Amazon AWS
27 61 (13.41%) C++
28 60 (13.19%) Enterprise Software

Software Engineering
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 15 (3.30%) Elasticsearch
2 14 (3.08%) Tomcat
2 14 (3.08%) Umbraco
3 13 (2.86%) Adobe Experience Manager
4 10 (2.20%) Apache
5 9 (1.98%) Joomla!
6 7 (1.54%) nginx
7 6 (1.32%) Apache Spark
8 4 (0.88%) Apache Solr
9 2 (0.44%) CMS
10 1 (0.22%) Confluence
10 1 (0.22%) Drupal
10 1 (0.22%) IIS
10 1 (0.22%) WebSphere
Applications
1 1 (0.22%) HipChat
Cloud Services
1 62 (13.63%) Amazon AWS
2 47 (10.33%) Microsoft Azure
3 6 (1.32%) Cloud Computing
4 5 (1.10%) G Suite
4 5 (1.10%) Office 365
4 5 (1.10%) Slack
5 3 (0.66%) Google Cloud Platform
5 3 (0.66%) SaaS
6 2 (0.44%) npm
7 1 (0.22%) Boomi
7 1 (0.22%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 4 (0.88%) TCP/IP
2 3 (0.66%) HTTP
3 2 (0.44%) AMQP
3 2 (0.44%) Internet
4 1 (0.22%) Bluetooth
4 1 (0.22%) DNS
4 1 (0.22%) SMS
4 1 (0.22%) WEP
4 1 (0.22%) Wi-Fi
4 1 (0.22%) Wireless
4 1 (0.22%) Wireshark
4 1 (0.22%) ZigBee
4 1 (0.22%) Z-Wave
Database & Business Intelligence
1 69 (15.16%) SQL Server
2 39 (8.57%) NoSQL
3 20 (4.40%) MongoDB
4 17 (3.74%) Big Data
5 16 (3.52%) MySQL
6 11 (2.42%) Hadoop
6 11 (2.42%) RavenDB
6 11 (2.42%) Redis
7 7 (1.54%) PostgreSQL
8 4 (0.88%) Apache Cassandra
8 4 (0.88%) Blockchain
8 4 (0.88%) HBase
8 4 (0.88%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 3 (0.66%) Relational Database
10 2 (0.44%) Apache Hive
10 2 (0.44%) SQL Server 2012
11 1 (0.22%) Amazon DynamoDB
11 1 (0.22%) Data Mart
11 1 (0.22%) Oracle Database
11 1 (0.22%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 67 (14.73%) Git (software)
2 58 (12.75%) Selenium
3 41 (9.01%) Cucumber
4 33 (7.25%) Jenkins
5 27 (5.93%) Subversion
6 26 (5.71%) Team Foundation Server
6 26 (5.71%) WebDriver
7 24 (5.27%) Visual Studio
8 23 (5.05%) Mercurial
9 20 (4.40%) MSTest
9 20 (4.40%) NUnit
10 19 (4.18%) JIRA
11 17 (3.74%) SpecFlow
12 16 (3.52%) Octopus Deploy
13 15 (3.30%) Atlassian Bamboo
13 15 (3.30%) Buildbot
13 15 (3.30%) Ranorex
14 13 (2.86%) Appium
15 12 (2.64%) JMeter
15 12 (2.64%) SoapUI
General
1 72 (15.82%) Finance
2 19 (4.18%) Retail
3 10 (2.20%) Legal
4 7 (1.54%) Multimedia
5 6 (1.32%) Games
5 6 (1.32%) Manufacturing
5 6 (1.32%) Marketing
6 4 (0.88%) Electronics
6 4 (0.88%) Law
7 3 (0.66%) Back Office
7 3 (0.66%) Telecoms
8 1 (0.22%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 201 (44.18%) Developer
2 146 (32.09%) Software Engineer
3 84 (18.46%) C# Developer
4 67 (14.73%) .NET Developer
5 61 (13.41%) C# .NET Developer
6 55 (12.09%) Java Engineer
7 54 (11.87%) Software Developer
8 50 (10.99%) Java Software Engineer
9 49 (10.77%) Senior Developer
10 47 (10.33%) ASP.NET Developer
10 47 (10.33%) C# ASP.NET Developer
10 47 (10.33%) C# Software Engineer
11 44 (9.67%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
12 39 (8.57%) .NET Software Engineer
13 36 (7.91%) Developer in Test
14 35 (7.69%) Senior Software Engineer
15 33 (7.25%) Java Developer
16 32 (7.03%) JavaScript Developer
17 27 (5.93%) Architect
17 27 (5.93%) Senior C# Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 179 (39.34%) .NET
2 108 (23.74%) ASP.NET
3 92 (20.22%) HTML
4 85 (18.68%) CSS
5 79 (17.36%) ASP.NET MVC
6 66 (14.51%) AngularJS
7 65 (14.29%) .NET Framework
8 57 (12.53%) jQuery
8 57 (12.53%) Web Services
9 56 (12.31%) RESTful
10 53 (11.65%) React
11 46 (10.11%) Entity Framework
12 42 (9.23%) WCF
13 40 (8.79%) XML
14 39 (8.57%) WPF
15 38 (8.35%) Spring
16 33 (7.25%) Node.js
17 29 (6.37%) SOAP
18 27 (5.93%) J2EE
19 26 (5.71%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 60 (13.19%) Enterprise Software
2 51 (11.21%) Greenfield Project
3 16 (3.52%) Computer Science
4 14 (3.08%) User Experience
5 11 (2.42%) Self-Motivation
6 8 (1.76%) Analytical Skills
6 8 (1.76%) Mobile App
7 5 (1.10%) Algorithms
7 5 (1.10%) Life Science
8 4 (0.88%) Digital Media
8 4 (0.88%) Photography
9 3 (0.66%) Data Structures
9 3 (0.66%) Public Cloud
10 2 (0.44%) Cloud Native
10 2 (0.44%) Digital TV
10 2 (0.44%) Embedded Systems
10 2 (0.44%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
10 2 (0.44%) Smartphone
11 1 (0.22%) NHS
11 1 (0.22%) STB
Operating Systems
1 30 (6.59%) Linux
2 12 (2.64%) Windows
3 9 (1.98%) Android
4 7 (1.54%) Apple iOS
5 5 (1.10%) CentOS
5 5 (1.10%) Unix
6 2 (0.44%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 1 (0.22%) Debian
7 1 (0.22%) Fedora
7 1 (0.22%) Ubuntu
7 1 (0.22%) VMS
7 1 (0.22%) Windows Server 2008
7 1 (0.22%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 295 (64.84%) Agile Software Development
2 138 (30.33%) TDD
3 126 (27.69%) Test Automation
4 112 (24.62%) Scrum
5 105 (23.08%) BDD
6 104 (22.86%) DevOps
7 99 (21.76%) Continuous Integration
8 93 (20.44%) MVC
9 91 (20.00%) OO
10 73 (16.04%) Pair Programming
11 66 (14.51%) Mentoring
12 56 (12.31%) DSDM
13 54 (11.87%) Unit Testing
14 50 (10.99%) Open Source
15 48 (10.55%) Web Development
16 41 (9.01%) RUP
16 41 (9.01%) SDLC
17 40 (8.79%) Kanban
18 39 (8.57%) Microservices
19 28 (6.15%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 224 (49.23%) C#
2 202 (44.40%) Java
3 185 (40.66%) JavaScript
4 142 (31.21%) SQL
5 65 (14.29%) PHP
6 61 (13.41%) C++
7 57 (12.53%) Python
8 35 (7.69%) Java 8
9 31 (6.81%) T-SQL
10 24 (5.27%) Scala
11 22 (4.84%) C
12 21 (4.62%) PL/SQL
13 19 (4.18%) Java 9
14 18 (3.96%) Ruby
15 13 (2.86%) VB.NET
16 12 (2.64%) PowerShell
17 9 (1.98%) Kotlin
18 8 (1.76%) Go
19 6 (1.32%) Perl
19 6 (1.32%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 27 (5.93%) Degree
2 20 (4.40%) ISEB
3 10 (2.20%) SC Cleared
3 10 (2.20%) Security Cleared
4 6 (1.32%) Computer Science Degree
5 2 (0.44%) ISTQB
5 2 (0.44%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
5 2 (0.44%) PMI Certification
5 2 (0.44%) PMP
6 1 (0.22%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (3.30%) QA
2 6 (1.32%) GDPR
2 6 (1.32%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 2 (0.44%) Data Quality
4 1 (0.22%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 51 (11.21%) Docker
2 4 (0.88%) HDFS
3 1 (0.22%) Active Directory
3 1 (0.22%) Firmware
3 1 (0.22%) Hyper-V
3 1 (0.22%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 30 (6.59%) Ansible
2 16 (3.52%) Puppet
3 11 (2.42%) Kubernetes
3 11 (2.42%) SmoothWall
4 10 (2.20%) Opscode Chef
5 8 (1.76%) Rancher
6 6 (1.32%) Terraform
7 5 (1.10%) Docker Swarm
7 5 (1.10%) logstash
8 1 (0.22%) Packer
8 1 (0.22%) PowerCLI
Vendors
1 80 (17.58%) Microsoft
2 24 (5.27%) Google
3 15 (3.30%) Adobe
4 13 (2.86%) Xamarin
5 12 (2.64%) MuleSoft
5 12 (2.64%) webMethods
6 10 (2.20%) Oracle
7 8 (1.76%) Vertica
8 7 (1.54%) Red Hat
9 5 (1.10%) Twitter
10 4 (0.88%) VMware
11 2 (0.44%) Apple
11 2 (0.44%) Capita
11 2 (0.44%) Perforce
12 1 (0.22%) Dell
12 1 (0.22%) hybris
12 1 (0.22%) Salesforce.com
12 1 (0.22%) Sitecore
12 1 (0.22%) Talend
12 1 (0.22%) TIBCO