Period
to 17 August 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 17 August 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Software Engineering
Yorkshire > West Yorkshire
6 months to
17 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 30 29 35
Rank change year-on-year -1 +6 +1
Permanent jobs citing Software Engineering 465 502 520
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in West Yorkshire 7.48% 7.26% 6.47%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 8.06% 7.75% 6.92%
Number of salaries quoted 370 438 465
West Yorkshire median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.88% -
10th Percentile £35,000 £29,925 £27,500
90th Percentile £67,500 £60,000 £59,800
Yorkshire median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £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 5,768 6,476 7,517
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in West Yorkshire 92.73% 93.72% 93.51%
Number of salaries quoted 4,861 5,496 6,256
West Yorkshire median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% -
10th Percentile £26,250 £26,250 £26,250
90th Percentile £63,750 £62,500 £62,500
Yorkshire median annual salary £44,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +3.53% +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 17 August 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 17 August 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 -1 356 £47,500 -5.00% 51
Bradford +21 46 £44,000 +3.53% 6
Halifax +22 23 £42,500 +54.55% 6
Wakefield -9 17 £40,000 - 5
Wetherby -6 6 £29,500 -37.89%
Huddersfield +1 4 £37,500 -
Castleford -6 1 £45,000 +50.00%
Keighley - 1 £24,500 -
Software Engineering
Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 17 August 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.

1 292 (62.80%) Agile Software Development
2 259 (55.70%) C#
3 220 (47.31%) .NET
4 219 (47.10%) JavaScript
5 183 (39.35%) SQL
5 183 (39.35%) Java
6 164 (35.27%) TDD
7 149 (32.04%) ASP.NET
8 139 (29.89%) MVC
9 138 (29.68%) BDD
10 127 (27.31%) DevOps
11 120 (25.81%) Continuous Integration
12 114 (24.52%) Test Automation
13 112 (24.09%) Scrum
13 112 (24.09%) Microsoft
14 110 (23.66%) ASP.NET MVC
15 108 (23.23%) Pair Programming
16 107 (23.01%) Enterprise Software
17 99 (21.29%) HTML
18 96 (20.65%) CSS
19 89 (19.14%) Greenfield Project
20 76 (16.34%) Finance
21 71 (15.27%) OO
21 71 (15.27%) Git (software)
21 71 (15.27%) Unit Testing
22 69 (14.84%) SQL Server
23 66 (14.19%) .NET Framework
23 66 (14.19%) AngularJS
23 66 (14.19%) Mentoring
24 65 (13.98%) 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 18 (3.87%) Elasticsearch
2 15 (3.23%) Umbraco
3 12 (2.58%) nginx
4 11 (2.37%) Tomcat
5 10 (2.15%) Apache
6 5 (1.08%) Joomla!
7 3 (0.65%) Adobe Experience Manager
7 3 (0.65%) Apache Spark
8 2 (0.43%) Apache Solr
8 2 (0.43%) Confluence
8 2 (0.43%) Drupal
8 2 (0.43%) WebSphere
9 1 (0.22%) CICS
9 1 (0.22%) CMS
9 1 (0.22%) IIS
9 1 (0.22%) SharePoint
9 1 (0.22%) WebLogic
Applications
1 1 (0.22%) HipChat
Cloud Services
1 63 (13.55%) Amazon AWS
2 46 (9.89%) Microsoft Azure
3 13 (2.80%) Google Cloud Platform
4 10 (2.15%) G Suite
4 10 (2.15%) Office 365
4 10 (2.15%) Slack
5 7 (1.51%) Cloud Computing
6 4 (0.86%) SaaS
7 3 (0.65%) GitHub
8 2 (0.43%) npm
8 2 (0.43%) Serverless
9 1 (0.22%) AWS Lambda
9 1 (0.22%) Boomi
9 1 (0.22%) Sage Pay
Communications & Networking
1 5 (1.08%) HTTP
2 3 (0.65%) DNS
3 1 (0.22%) AMQP
3 1 (0.22%) Bluetooth
3 1 (0.22%) DVB
3 1 (0.22%) TCP/IP
3 1 (0.22%) Wireless
3 1 (0.22%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 69 (14.84%) SQL Server
2 40 (8.60%) NoSQL
3 28 (6.02%) MongoDB
4 25 (5.38%) MySQL
5 17 (3.66%) Redis
6 14 (3.01%) Big Data
7 13 (2.80%) RavenDB
8 11 (2.37%) Apache Cassandra
8 11 (2.37%) PostgreSQL
9 8 (1.72%) Hadoop
10 6 (1.29%) SQL Server 2012
11 5 (1.08%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 4 (0.86%) Relational Database
13 3 (0.65%) Amazon DynamoDB
14 2 (0.43%) Blockchain
14 2 (0.43%) DB2
14 2 (0.43%) HBase
14 2 (0.43%) Oracle BI EE
14 2 (0.43%) SQL Server Integration Services
15 1 (0.22%) Amazon Aurora
Development Applications
1 71 (15.27%) Git (software)
2 63 (13.55%) Selenium
3 59 (12.69%) Jenkins
4 43 (9.25%) Cucumber
5 23 (4.95%) SpecFlow
5 23 (4.95%) Team Foundation Server
6 22 (4.73%) Visual Studio
7 21 (4.52%) Subversion
8 20 (4.30%) JIRA
9 19 (4.09%) Mercurial
9 19 (4.09%) MSTest
9 19 (4.09%) NUnit
10 17 (3.66%) WebDriver
11 14 (3.01%) JMeter
12 11 (2.37%) Gatling
12 11 (2.37%) SoapUI
13 10 (2.15%) Atlassian Bamboo
13 10 (2.15%) Buildbot
13 10 (2.15%) NeoLoad
13 10 (2.15%) Ranorex
General
1 76 (16.34%) Finance
2 20 (4.30%) Retail
3 10 (2.15%) Games
4 7 (1.51%) Manufacturing
5 6 (1.29%) Electronics
5 6 (1.29%) Marketing
6 4 (0.86%) Law
7 3 (0.65%) Back Office
8 2 (0.43%) Pharmaceutical
8 2 (0.43%) Telecoms
9 1 (0.22%) Banking
9 1 (0.22%) Multimedia
9 1 (0.22%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 216 (46.45%) Developer
2 169 (36.34%) Software Engineer
3 106 (22.80%) C# Developer
4 65 (13.98%) .NET Developer
5 59 (12.69%) Java Engineer
6 58 (12.47%) C# .NET Developer
7 56 (12.04%) ASP.NET Developer
7 56 (12.04%) C# ASP.NET Developer
8 55 (11.83%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
9 54 (11.61%) Software Developer
10 53 (11.40%) Java Software Engineer
11 41 (8.82%) .NET Software Engineer
11 41 (8.82%) Senior Developer
12 37 (7.96%) C# Software Engineer
12 37 (7.96%) Senior Software Engineer
13 29 (6.24%) Developer in Test
13 29 (6.24%) JavaScript Developer
13 29 (6.24%) Senior C# Developer
14 25 (5.38%) Architect
15 23 (4.95%) Senior JavaScript Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 220 (47.31%) .NET
2 149 (32.04%) ASP.NET
3 110 (23.66%) ASP.NET MVC
4 99 (21.29%) HTML
5 96 (20.65%) CSS
6 66 (14.19%) .NET Framework
6 66 (14.19%) AngularJS
7 65 (13.98%) React
8 59 (12.69%) Web Services
9 52 (11.18%) RESTful
10 51 (10.97%) jQuery
11 50 (10.75%) Entity Framework
11 50 (10.75%) Spring
12 47 (10.11%) Node.js
13 42 (9.03%) XML
14 35 (7.53%) HTML5
15 34 (7.31%) WCF
16 32 (6.88%) Spring Boot
17 28 (6.02%) WPF
18 27 (5.81%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 107 (23.01%) Enterprise Software
2 89 (19.14%) Greenfield Project
3 26 (5.59%) User Experience
4 25 (5.38%) Computer Science
5 19 (4.09%) Self-Motivation
6 16 (3.44%) Mobile App
7 10 (2.15%) Analytical Skills
8 6 (1.29%) Life Science
8 6 (1.29%) Public Cloud
9 4 (0.86%) Cloud Native
9 4 (0.86%) Device Driver
10 2 (0.43%) Algorithms
10 2 (0.43%) Digital TV
10 2 (0.43%) Embedded Systems
10 2 (0.43%) Photography
10 2 (0.43%) Smartphone
11 1 (0.22%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
11 1 (0.22%) Learning Management System
11 1 (0.22%) NHS
11 1 (0.22%) STB
Operating Systems
1 45 (9.68%) Linux
2 16 (3.44%) Android
3 12 (2.58%) Windows
4 6 (1.29%) Embedded Linux
5 5 (1.08%) CentOS
5 5 (1.08%) Unix
6 4 (0.86%) Apple iOS
6 4 (0.86%) VMS
7 3 (0.65%) Ubuntu
8 1 (0.22%) Debian
8 1 (0.22%) Fedora
8 1 (0.22%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 1 (0.22%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 292 (62.80%) Agile Software Development
2 164 (35.27%) TDD
3 139 (29.89%) MVC
4 138 (29.68%) BDD
5 127 (27.31%) DevOps
6 120 (25.81%) Continuous Integration
7 114 (24.52%) Test Automation
8 112 (24.09%) Scrum
9 108 (23.23%) Pair Programming
10 71 (15.27%) OO
10 71 (15.27%) Unit Testing
11 66 (14.19%) Mentoring
12 58 (12.47%) Microservices
13 54 (11.61%) Continuous Delivery
14 42 (9.03%) DSDM
15 39 (8.39%) Web Development
16 34 (7.31%) SDLC
17 32 (6.88%) Problem-Solving
17 32 (6.88%) SDET
18 31 (6.67%) Open Source
Programming Languages
1 259 (55.70%) C#
2 219 (47.10%) JavaScript
3 183 (39.35%) Java
3 183 (39.35%) SQL
4 64 (13.76%) C++
5 56 (12.04%) Python
6 50 (10.75%) PHP
7 46 (9.89%) Java 8
8 27 (5.81%) Java 9
8 27 (5.81%) T-SQL
9 21 (4.52%) C
10 19 (4.09%) PL/SQL
11 16 (3.44%) Ruby
12 14 (3.01%) Scala
13 12 (2.58%) Objective-C
14 11 (2.37%) Apple Swift
15 10 (2.15%) PowerShell
16 9 (1.94%) VB.NET
17 8 (1.72%) Kotlin
18 6 (1.29%) Go
Qualifications
1 23 (4.95%) Degree
2 8 (1.72%) ISEB
3 3 (0.65%) DBS Check
4 2 (0.43%) Computer Science Degree
4 2 (0.43%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
4 2 (0.43%) MCP
4 2 (0.43%) SC Cleared
4 2 (0.43%) Security Cleared
5 1 (0.22%) ISTQB
5 1 (0.22%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 21 (4.52%) QA
2 6 (1.29%) GDPR
3 5 (1.08%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (0.22%) Data Quality
4 1 (0.22%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 58 (12.47%) Docker
2 4 (0.86%) Hyper-V
2 4 (0.86%) Virtual Machines
3 3 (0.65%) Active Directory
4 2 (0.43%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 35 (7.53%) Ansible
2 17 (3.66%) Kubernetes
3 10 (2.15%) Puppet
4 7 (1.51%) Opscode Chef
5 6 (1.29%) SmoothWall
6 4 (0.86%) Prometheus
6 4 (0.86%) Rancher
7 3 (0.65%) Docker Swarm
7 3 (0.65%) logstash
7 3 (0.65%) PowerCLI
7 3 (0.65%) Terraform
8 2 (0.43%) Xymon
8 2 (0.43%) ZABBIX
9 1 (0.22%) Grafana
9 1 (0.22%) Kibana
Vendors
1 112 (24.09%) Microsoft
2 36 (7.74%) Xamarin
3 35 (7.53%) Google
4 19 (4.09%) Oracle
5 15 (3.23%) MuleSoft
5 15 (3.23%) webMethods
6 6 (1.29%) Red Hat
6 6 (1.29%) VMware
7 5 (1.08%) Adobe
7 5 (1.08%) Twitter
7 5 (1.08%) Vertica
8 2 (0.43%) Sitecore
8 2 (0.43%) TIBCO
9 1 (0.22%) Dell
9 1 (0.22%) Facebook
9 1 (0.22%) hybris
9 1 (0.22%) IBM
9 1 (0.22%) SAP
9 1 (0.22%) Talend
9 1 (0.22%) Zend