Period
to 18 February 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 18 February 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Software Engineering
Yorkshire > West Yorkshire
6 months to
18 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 25 30 31
Rank change year-on-year +5 +1 +46
Permanent jobs citing Software Engineering 493 498 598
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in West Yorkshire 7.24% 6.90% 6.64%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 7.92% 7.64% 7.38%
Number of salaries quoted 442 441 533
West Yorkshire median annual salary £50,000 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +11.11% +5.88% +6.25%
10th Percentile £33,750 £30,000 £27,500
90th Percentile £62,500 £60,000 £56,250
Yorkshire median annual salary £47,500 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year +11.76% - +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 6,224 6,518 8,100
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in West Yorkshire 91.34% 90.30% 89.89%
Number of salaries quoted 5,319 5,651 6,661
West Yorkshire median annual salary £43,000 £42,500 £42,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +1.18% +1.19% +5.00%
10th Percentile £27,500 £26,750 £27,500
90th Percentile £60,000 £62,500 £60,000
Yorkshire median annual salary £42,500 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +1.19% +5.00% -

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 18 February 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 18 February 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 +9 417 £50,000 +11.11% 58
Bradford +34 42 £35,000 -1.41% 1
Halifax +1 16 £50,000 +11.11% 6
Wakefield -27 5 £22,500 -39.19% 6
Castleford +1 3 £39,000 +30.00%
Huddersfield -4 3 £50,000 +33.33% 4
Bingley - 3 £41,000 -
Wetherby +5 2 £34,000 +8.80%
Software Engineering
Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 18 February 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.

1 328 (66.53%) Agile Software Development
2 236 (47.87%) Java
3 214 (43.41%) C#
4 176 (35.70%) .NET
5 175 (35.50%) SQL
6 170 (34.48%) JavaScript
7 127 (25.76%) HTML
8 123 (24.95%) Scrum
9 117 (23.73%) TDD
10 113 (22.92%) Continuous Integration
11 112 (22.72%) OO
12 109 (22.11%) CSS
13 104 (21.10%) Test Automation
14 98 (19.88%) ASP.NET
14 98 (19.88%) PHP
15 91 (18.46%) MVC
16 87 (17.65%) C++
17 79 (16.02%) Git (software)
18 76 (15.42%) jQuery
19 72 (14.60%) AngularJS
19 72 (14.60%) DevOps
20 71 (14.40%) Python
21 70 (14.20%) Finance
22 66 (13.39%) SQL Server
23 65 (13.18%) WCF
23 65 (13.18%) WPF
23 65 (13.18%) Mentoring
23 65 (13.18%) Pair Programming
24 64 (12.98%) Web Development
25 62 (12.58%) React

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 32 (6.49%) Adobe Experience Manager
2 23 (4.67%) Tomcat
3 21 (4.26%) Umbraco
4 17 (3.45%) CMS
5 9 (1.83%) Elasticsearch
6 6 (1.22%) Apache
7 5 (1.01%) Apache Spark
7 5 (1.01%) Joomla!
8 4 (0.81%) JBoss
8 4 (0.81%) Jetty
8 4 (0.81%) nginx
8 4 (0.81%) WebLogic
9 3 (0.61%) IIS
9 3 (0.61%) Oracle Workflow
10 2 (0.41%) Apache Solr
11 1 (0.20%) Drupal
11 1 (0.20%) OpenEdge
11 1 (0.20%) Oracle SOA Suite
11 1 (0.20%) Sitecore CMS
11 1 (0.20%) WordPress
Applications
1 1 (0.20%) InVision
1 1 (0.20%) OmniGraffle
Business Applications
1 1 (0.20%) Dynamics AX
1 1 (0.20%) Dynamics GP
1 1 (0.20%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 36 (7.30%) Amazon AWS
2 30 (6.09%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (0.61%) Cloud Computing
3 3 (0.61%) G Suite
3 3 (0.61%) Office 365
3 3 (0.61%) Slack
4 2 (0.41%) Google Cloud Platform
5 1 (0.20%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (0.81%) SMS
1 4 (0.81%) TCP/IP
2 3 (0.61%) Internet
3 1 (0.20%) AMQP
3 1 (0.20%) Bluetooth
3 1 (0.20%) HTTP
3 1 (0.20%) TETRA
3 1 (0.20%) WEP
3 1 (0.20%) Wi-Fi
3 1 (0.20%) Wireless
3 1 (0.20%) ZigBee
3 1 (0.20%) Z-Wave
Database & Business Intelligence
1 66 (13.39%) SQL Server
2 43 (8.72%) NoSQL
3 25 (5.07%) MySQL
4 20 (4.06%) MongoDB
5 15 (3.04%) Big Data
6 13 (2.64%) Hadoop
7 11 (2.23%) Redis
8 5 (1.01%) PostgreSQL
9 4 (0.81%) Couchbase
9 4 (0.81%) Data Warehouse
9 4 (0.81%) Oracle Database
9 4 (0.81%) Relational Database
9 4 (0.81%) Riak
9 4 (0.81%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 2 (0.41%) Apache Hive
10 2 (0.41%) Blockchain
10 2 (0.41%) HBase
10 2 (0.41%) RavenDB
10 2 (0.41%) SQL Server 2012
11 1 (0.20%) Presto
Development Applications
1 79 (16.02%) Git (software)
2 57 (11.56%) Subversion
3 43 (8.72%) Visual Studio
4 37 (7.51%) Mercurial
5 36 (7.30%) Selenium
6 28 (5.68%) Cucumber
7 22 (4.46%) Jenkins
7 22 (4.46%) MSTest
7 22 (4.46%) NUnit
8 19 (3.85%) Team Foundation Server
9 18 (3.65%) JIRA
9 18 (3.65%) WebDriver
10 13 (2.64%) Appium
10 13 (2.64%) Atlassian Bamboo
10 13 (2.64%) Buildbot
10 13 (2.64%) Octopus Deploy
10 13 (2.64%) Ranorex
10 13 (2.64%) SpecFlow
11 12 (2.43%) Android Studio
11 12 (2.43%) Eclipse
General
1 70 (14.20%) Finance
2 18 (3.65%) Electronics
3 17 (3.45%) Games
4 16 (3.25%) Telecoms
5 13 (2.64%) Retail
6 11 (2.23%) Multimedia
7 10 (2.03%) Legal
8 5 (1.01%) Marketing
8 5 (1.01%) Pharmaceutical
9 3 (0.61%) Manufacturing
10 1 (0.20%) Banking
10 1 (0.20%) General Ledger
Job Titles
1 204 (41.38%) Developer
2 182 (36.92%) Software Engineer
3 71 (14.40%) C# Developer
4 69 (14.00%) Senior Software Engineer
5 67 (13.59%) .NET Developer
6 66 (13.39%) Java Engineer
7 65 (13.18%) Java Software Engineer
8 62 (12.58%) C# .NET Developer
9 58 (11.76%) Software Developer
10 49 (9.94%) Principal Engineer
11 43 (8.72%) C# Software Engineer
12 41 (8.32%) Java Developer
13 37 (7.51%) Senior Developer
14 34 (6.90%) Senior Java Engineer
14 34 (6.90%) Senior Java Software Engineer
14 34 (6.90%) Web Developer
15 31 (6.29%) Agile Developer
16 30 (6.09%) .NET Software Engineer
17 29 (5.88%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
17 29 (5.88%) C# Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 176 (35.70%) .NET
2 127 (25.76%) HTML
3 109 (22.11%) CSS
4 98 (19.88%) ASP.NET
5 76 (15.42%) jQuery
6 72 (14.60%) AngularJS
7 65 (13.18%) WCF
7 65 (13.18%) WPF
8 62 (12.58%) React
9 60 (12.17%) Web Services
10 53 (10.75%) RESTful
11 49 (9.94%) ASP.NET MVC
11 49 (9.94%) Node.js
12 47 (9.53%) J2EE
13 46 (9.33%) XML
14 44 (8.92%) SOAP
15 36 (7.30%) Twitter Bootstrap
16 32 (6.49%) CSS3
16 32 (6.49%) Spring
17 31 (6.29%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 42 (8.52%) Enterprise Software
2 32 (6.49%) Greenfield Project
2 32 (6.49%) User Experience
3 19 (3.85%) Computer Science
4 17 (3.45%) Algorithms
5 15 (3.04%) Data Structures
5 15 (3.04%) Digital TV
6 10 (2.03%) Mobile App
7 8 (1.62%) Analytical Skills
8 4 (0.81%) Digital Media
8 4 (0.81%) NHS
9 3 (0.61%) Embedded Systems
9 3 (0.61%) Public Cloud
10 2 (0.41%) CCTV
10 2 (0.41%) Life Science
10 2 (0.41%) Linux Command Line
10 2 (0.41%) Media Streaming
10 2 (0.41%) Photography
10 2 (0.41%) Video\Live Streaming
11 1 (0.20%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
Operating Systems
1 42 (8.52%) Linux
2 29 (5.88%) Android
3 23 (4.67%) Windows
4 15 (3.04%) Apple iOS
5 12 (2.43%) Windows Embedded Compact
6 2 (0.41%) CentOS
6 2 (0.41%) Unix
7 1 (0.20%) Embedded Linux
7 1 (0.20%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 1 (0.20%) Windows Server 2008
7 1 (0.20%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 328 (66.53%) Agile Software Development
2 123 (24.95%) Scrum
3 117 (23.73%) TDD
4 113 (22.92%) Continuous Integration
5 112 (22.72%) OO
6 104 (21.10%) Test Automation
7 91 (18.46%) MVC
8 72 (14.60%) DevOps
9 65 (13.18%) Mentoring
9 65 (13.18%) Pair Programming
10 64 (12.98%) Web Development
11 61 (12.37%) BDD
11 61 (12.37%) SDLC
12 58 (11.76%) Unit Testing
13 54 (10.95%) DSDM
14 53 (10.75%) Open Source
15 49 (9.94%) Kanban
16 47 (9.53%) Waterfall
17 41 (8.32%) RUP
18 37 (7.51%) UML
Programming Languages
1 236 (47.87%) Java
2 214 (43.41%) C#
3 175 (35.50%) SQL
4 170 (34.48%) JavaScript
5 98 (19.88%) PHP
6 87 (17.65%) C++
7 71 (14.40%) Python
8 45 (9.13%) T-SQL
9 27 (5.48%) Scala
10 25 (5.07%) PL/SQL
10 25 (5.07%) Ruby
11 22 (4.46%) C
12 10 (2.03%) Go
12 10 (2.03%) VB.NET
13 9 (1.83%) Java 9
13 9 (1.83%) PowerShell
14 6 (1.22%) Kotlin
14 6 (1.22%) Perl
15 4 (0.81%) Bash Shell
15 4 (0.81%) VB
Qualifications
1 44 (8.92%) Degree
2 14 (2.84%) ISEB
3 12 (2.43%) Computer Science Degree
4 10 (2.03%) SC Cleared
4 10 (2.03%) Security Cleared
5 3 (0.61%) PMI Certification
6 2 (0.41%) ISTQB
6 2 (0.41%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
6 2 (0.41%) PMP
7 1 (0.20%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (2.84%) QA
2 2 (0.41%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (0.20%) Data Quality
3 1 (0.20%) GDPR
3 1 (0.20%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 42 (8.52%) Docker
2 2 (0.41%) HDFS
3 1 (0.20%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 27 (5.48%) Ansible
2 26 (5.27%) Opscode Chef
3 21 (4.26%) Puppet
4 6 (1.22%) Kubernetes
5 5 (1.01%) SmoothWall
5 5 (1.01%) Terraform
6 4 (0.81%) Packer
6 4 (0.81%) Rancher
7 2 (0.41%) Docker Swarm
7 2 (0.41%) logstash
8 1 (0.20%) Grafana
8 1 (0.20%) Salt
Vendors
1 47 (9.53%) Microsoft
2 33 (6.69%) Adobe
3 12 (2.43%) Google
4 11 (2.23%) Oracle
4 11 (2.23%) Zend
5 7 (1.42%) Xamarin
6 4 (0.81%) Capita
6 4 (0.81%) Perforce
7 3 (0.61%) Apple
7 3 (0.61%) BT
7 3 (0.61%) Red Hat
7 3 (0.61%) Vertica
8 2 (0.41%) Sitecore
9 1 (0.20%) Progress
9 1 (0.20%) Salesforce.com
9 1 (0.20%) SaltStack
9 1 (0.20%) Splunk
9 1 (0.20%) VMware
9 1 (0.20%) webMethods