Period
to 14 July 2020

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 14 July 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Software Engineering
Yorkshire > West Yorkshire
6 months to
14 Jul 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 13 15 25
Rank change year-on-year +2 +10 +3
Permanent jobs citing Software Engineering 323 519 507
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in West Yorkshire 12.76% 11.56% 7.58%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 13.62% 12.66% 8.07%
Number of salaries quoted 356 462 434
Median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% -
10th Percentile £38,750 £34,900 £35,000
90th Percentile £68,750 £67,375 £70,000
Yorkshire median annual salary £50,000 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +11.11% - +2.86%

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 2,371 4,098 6,281
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in West Yorkshire 93.64% 91.25% 93.93%
Number of salaries quoted 2,004 3,447 5,303
Median annual salary £49,750 £44,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +13.07% -2.22% +5.88%
10th Percentile £29,000 £27,500 £26,750
90th Percentile £70,000 £65,000 £62,950
Yorkshire median annual salary £46,500 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year +9.41% - -

Software Engineering
Job Vacancy Trend in West Yorkshire

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

Job vacancy trend for Software Engineering in West Yorkshire

Software Engineering
Salary Trend in West Yorkshire

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing Software Engineering in West Yorkshire.

Salary trend for Software Engineering in West Yorkshire

Software Engineering
Salary Histogram in West Yorkshire

Salary distribution for jobs citing Software Engineering in West Yorkshire over the 6 months to 14 July 2020.

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 14 July 2020. 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 +4 271 £50,000 +5.26% 21
Bradford +4 16 £48,750 +8.33% 2
Halifax -5 16 £43,000 -14.00%
Wakefield -3 3 £35,000 -12.50% 2
Hebden Bridge - 2 £50,000 -
Huddersfield +4 1 £45,000 -14.29% 1
Otley - 1 £40,000 -
Software Engineering
Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 14 July 2020, 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.

1 192 (59.44%) Agile Software Development
2 147 (45.51%) Java
3 136 (42.11%) DevOps
4 125 (38.70%) Python
5 119 (36.84%) JavaScript
6 92 (28.48%) Node.js
7 87 (26.93%) AWS
8 83 (25.70%) C#
9 74 (22.91%) Microservices
10 72 (22.29%) .NET
11 69 (21.36%) SQL
12 63 (19.50%) Open Source
12 63 (19.50%) Go
13 62 (19.20%) TDD
14 58 (17.96%) Azure
15 54 (16.72%) Scala
15 54 (16.72%) AngularJS
16 52 (16.10%) Continuous Integration
17 48 (14.86%) Scrum
17 48 (14.86%) React
18 38 (11.76%) Jenkins
18 38 (11.76%) C++
19 37 (11.46%) Greenfield Project
20 36 (11.15%) Serverless
20 36 (11.15%) Finance
21 33 (10.22%) SQL Server
22 32 (9.91%) MVC
23 31 (9.60%) Terraform
24 30 (9.29%) SDLC
24 30 (9.29%) ASP.NET

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 (4.64%) Confluence
2 10 (3.10%) Elasticsearch
3 9 (2.79%) nginx
4 5 (1.55%) CMS
5 4 (1.24%) CICS
5 4 (1.24%) WordPress
6 3 (0.93%) Jadu
6 3 (0.93%) SAS
7 1 (0.31%) Sitecore CMS
7 1 (0.31%) Tomcat
Business Applications
1 1 (0.31%) Sage 200
1 1 (0.31%) Sage 50
Cloud Services
1 87 (26.93%) AWS
2 58 (17.96%) Azure
3 36 (11.15%) Serverless
4 23 (7.12%) AWS Lambda
5 15 (4.64%) GCP
6 12 (3.72%) Cloudflare
7 5 (1.55%) IaaS
7 5 (1.55%) PaaS
8 4 (1.24%) Amazon ECS
8 4 (1.24%) BrowserStack
9 3 (0.93%) Amazon EC2
9 3 (0.93%) Amazon SQS
9 3 (0.93%) AWS Fargate
9 3 (0.93%) AWS Step Functions
9 3 (0.93%) SaaS
10 2 (0.62%) Amazon S3
10 2 (0.62%) Cloud Computing
10 2 (0.62%) CloudFront
10 2 (0.62%) GitHub
10 2 (0.62%) NuGet
Communications & Networking
1 9 (2.79%) TCP/IP
2 4 (1.24%) Broadband
2 4 (1.24%) DHCP
2 4 (1.24%) IPv6
3 3 (0.93%) Skype
4 2 (0.62%) Firewall
4 2 (0.62%) Internet
4 2 (0.62%) Modbus
4 2 (0.62%) RS-485
4 2 (0.62%) RTP
5 1 (0.31%) AMQP
5 1 (0.31%) DNS
5 1 (0.31%) HTTP
5 1 (0.31%) SMTP
5 1 (0.31%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 33 (10.22%) SQL Server
2 20 (6.19%) NoSQL
3 15 (4.64%) PostgreSQL
4 10 (3.10%) Redis
5 8 (2.48%) Relational Database
6 7 (2.17%) MySQL
7 5 (1.55%) Amazon DynamoDB
7 5 (1.55%) Oracle Reports
8 2 (0.62%) Amazon RDS
9 1 (0.31%) Big Data
9 1 (0.31%) Blockchain
9 1 (0.31%) MarkLogic
9 1 (0.31%) SQL Server 2012
9 1 (0.31%) SQL Server 2016
9 1 (0.31%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 1 (0.31%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 38 (11.76%) Jenkins
2 30 (9.29%) Git (software)
3 18 (5.57%) JIRA
4 16 (4.95%) Selenium
5 10 (3.10%) Subversion
6 9 (2.79%) Cucumber
6 9 (2.79%) Maven
6 9 (2.79%) SoapUI
7 8 (2.48%) Gatling
7 8 (2.48%) JMeter
7 8 (2.48%) SpecFlow
8 7 (2.17%) IBM UrbanCode
8 7 (2.17%) JUnit
8 7 (2.17%) NUnit
8 7 (2.17%) TeamCity
8 7 (2.17%) Visual Studio Team System
9 6 (1.86%) Team Foundation Server
10 5 (1.55%) Mercurial
11 4 (1.24%) Atlassian Bamboo
11 4 (1.24%) MSTest
General
1 36 (11.15%) Finance
2 19 (5.88%) Banking
3 8 (2.48%) Retail
4 7 (2.17%) Marketing
4 7 (2.17%) Retail Banking
5 5 (1.55%) Financial Institution
5 5 (1.55%) Public Sector
6 4 (1.24%) Automotive
6 4 (1.24%) Electronics
7 3 (0.93%) Games
7 3 (0.93%) Telecoms
8 1 (0.31%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 177 (54.80%) Software Engineer
2 80 (24.77%) Developer
3 37 (11.46%) Java Engineer
3 37 (11.46%) Java Software Engineer
4 30 (9.29%) Python Engineer
5 29 (8.98%) Python Software Engineer
5 29 (8.98%) Senior Software Engineer
6 25 (7.74%) Software Developer
7 23 (7.12%) .NET Developer
8 22 (6.81%) Senior Developer
9 21 (6.50%) C# Developer
9 21 (6.50%) Software Manager
10 19 (5.88%) JavaScript Engineer
11 18 (5.57%) Engineering Manager
11 18 (5.57%) Software Engineering Manager
12 16 (4.95%) JavaScript Developer
12 16 (4.95%) Principal Engineer
12 16 (4.95%) Principal Software Engineer
13 15 (4.64%) Lead Software Engineer
14 13 (4.02%) .NET Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 92 (28.48%) Node.js
2 72 (22.29%) .NET
3 54 (16.72%) AngularJS
4 48 (14.86%) React
5 30 (9.29%) ASP.NET
5 30 (9.29%) CSS
6 24 (7.43%) .NET Core
7 21 (6.50%) Spring Boot
8 20 (6.19%) ASP.NET MVC
8 20 (6.19%) Spring
9 18 (5.57%) REST
10 17 (5.26%) HTML
10 17 (5.26%) RESTful
11 16 (4.95%) .NET Framework
12 14 (4.33%) jQuery
12 14 (4.33%) Vue.js
13 13 (4.02%) GraphQL
13 13 (4.02%) Web Services
14 11 (3.41%) Entity Framework
14 11 (3.41%) KnockoutJS
Miscellaneous
1 37 (11.46%) Greenfield Project
2 16 (4.95%) Mainframe
3 13 (4.02%) Analytical Skills
3 13 (4.02%) Cloud Native
3 13 (4.02%) Mobile App
4 7 (2.17%) User Experience
5 6 (1.86%) Algorithms
5 6 (1.86%) Data Structures
6 5 (1.55%) Client/Server
6 5 (1.55%) NHS
7 4 (1.24%) Self-Motivation
7 4 (1.24%) STB
7 4 (1.24%) Virtual Team
8 3 (0.93%) Data Centre
8 3 (0.93%) Public Cloud
9 2 (0.62%) Cyber Defence
9 2 (0.62%) Device Driver
9 2 (0.62%) Embedded Systems
10 1 (0.31%) iSeries
10 1 (0.31%) Life Science
Operating Systems
1 25 (7.74%) Windows
2 18 (5.57%) Linux
3 14 (4.33%) Apple iOS
4 13 (4.02%) Android
5 11 (3.41%) Windows Server
6 4 (1.24%) Embedded Linux
6 4 (1.24%) zOS
7 2 (0.62%) Ubuntu
8 1 (0.31%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 192 (59.44%) Agile Software Development
2 136 (42.11%) DevOps
3 74 (22.91%) Microservices
4 63 (19.50%) Open Source
5 62 (19.20%) TDD
6 52 (16.10%) Continuous Integration
7 48 (14.86%) Scrum
8 32 (9.91%) MVC
9 30 (9.29%) SDLC
9 30 (9.29%) Test Automation
10 27 (8.36%) Kanban
11 23 (7.12%) Problem-Solving
11 23 (7.12%) Web Development
12 20 (6.19%) OO
13 18 (5.57%) BDD
14 16 (4.95%) Mentoring
14 16 (4.95%) Waterfall
15 14 (4.33%) Continuous Delivery
15 14 (4.33%) Technical Debt
16 12 (3.72%) Due Diligence
Programming Languages
1 147 (45.51%) Java
2 125 (38.70%) Python
3 119 (36.84%) JavaScript
4 83 (25.70%) C#
5 69 (21.36%) SQL
6 63 (19.50%) Go
7 54 (16.72%) Scala
8 38 (11.76%) C++
9 27 (8.36%) PHP
10 23 (7.12%) C
10 23 (7.12%) Ruby
11 18 (5.57%) Kotlin
12 15 (4.64%) PL/SQL
13 12 (3.72%) VB.NET
14 10 (3.10%) TypeScript
15 9 (2.79%) Bash Shell
16 8 (2.48%) Java 8
16 8 (2.48%) Perl
17 7 (2.17%) COBOL
17 7 (2.17%) JCL
Qualifications
1 4 (1.24%) Computer Science Degree
1 4 (1.24%) Degree
1 4 (1.24%) MCP
2 3 (0.93%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (0.31%) PhD
3 1 (0.31%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 23 (7.12%) QA
2 3 (0.93%) PCI DSS
3 1 (0.31%) GDPR
3 1 (0.31%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 25 (7.74%) Docker
Systems Management
1 31 (9.60%) Terraform
2 29 (8.98%) Kubernetes
3 12 (3.72%) Ansible
4 7 (2.17%) CA Service Virtualization
4 7 (2.17%) Opscode Chef
5 6 (1.86%) Puppet
6 2 (0.62%) Prometheus
6 2 (0.62%) Rancher
7 1 (0.31%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 23 (7.12%) Oracle
2 21 (6.50%) Microsoft
3 13 (4.02%) IBM
4 11 (3.41%) Google
4 11 (3.41%) Unisys
5 7 (2.17%) CA
5 7 (2.17%) Xamarin
6 5 (1.55%) NVIDIA
7 3 (0.93%) Sitecore
8 1 (0.31%) CloudEndure
8 1 (0.31%) Remedy
8 1 (0.31%) Sage
8 1 (0.31%) Xero
8 1 (0.31%) Zend