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

Software Engineering
Yorkshire > West Yorkshire
6 months to
17 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 22 27 36
Rank change year-on-year +5 +9 -8
Permanent jobs citing Software Engineering 482 487 479
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in West Yorkshire 8.87% 7.17% 6.23%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 9.71% 7.70% 6.69%
Number of salaries quoted 406 435 443
West Yorkshire median annual salary £45,000 £50,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -10.00% +11.11% +5.88%
10th Percentile £33,750 £32,500 £30,000
90th Percentile £62,303 £60,750 £57,500
Yorkshire median annual salary £45,000 £47,500 £41,000
% change year-on-year -5.26% +15.85% +2.50%

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 4,965 6,328 7,155
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in West Yorkshire 91.42% 93.21% 93.07%
Number of salaries quoted 4,101 5,326 6,125
West Yorkshire median annual salary £43,750 £42,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.94% - +3.66%
10th Percentile £26,250 £26,750 £26,250
90th Percentile £62,500 £61,250 £63,750
Yorkshire median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,500
% change year-on-year - +4.94% +1.25%

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 November 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 November 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 -2 357 £47,500 -5.00% 49
Bradford +23 47 £44,000 +25.71% 7
Halifax +13 30 £45,000 -10.00% 6
Wakefield +4 22 £36,566 -8.59% 4
Wetherby 0 11 £29,500 -21.33%
Keighley - 1 £24,500 -
Castleford - 1 £45,000 - 1
Software Engineering
Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 17 November 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.

1 283 (58.71%) Agile Software Development
2 275 (57.05%) C#
3 235 (48.76%) .NET
4 232 (48.13%) JavaScript
5 231 (47.93%) SQL
6 204 (42.32%) TDD
7 176 (36.51%) ASP.NET
8 163 (33.82%) Continuous Integration
9 162 (33.61%) MVC
10 160 (33.20%) BDD
11 145 (30.08%) Java
12 137 (28.42%) Microsoft
13 128 (26.56%) Enterprise Software
14 127 (26.35%) Greenfield Project
15 124 (25.73%) ASP.NET MVC
16 123 (25.52%) Pair Programming
17 122 (25.31%) DevOps
18 110 (22.82%) Test Automation
19 101 (20.95%) Continuous Delivery
20 99 (20.54%) HTML
21 95 (19.71%) CSS
22 86 (17.84%) Jenkins
23 80 (16.60%) Python
24 76 (15.77%) Scrum
24 76 (15.77%) C++
24 76 (15.77%) Finance
24 76 (15.77%) Git (software)
25 71 (14.73%) Mentoring
26 69 (14.32%) Unit Testing
27 68 (14.11%) 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 26 (5.39%) Elasticsearch
1 26 (5.39%) nginx
2 19 (3.94%) Apache
3 11 (2.28%) Apache Spark
4 8 (1.66%) Umbraco
5 6 (1.24%) IIS
5 6 (1.24%) SharePoint
6 4 (0.83%) Tomcat
7 2 (0.41%) CMS
8 1 (0.21%) CICS
8 1 (0.21%) Confluence
8 1 (0.21%) Drupal
8 1 (0.21%) EPiServer
8 1 (0.21%) WebLogic
8 1 (0.21%) WebSphere
Applications
1 1 (0.21%) HipChat
1 1 (0.21%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (0.21%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 66 (13.69%) Microsoft Azure
2 65 (13.49%) Amazon AWS
3 26 (5.39%) Google Cloud Platform
4 10 (2.07%) G Suite
4 10 (2.07%) Office 365
5 5 (1.04%) Cloud Computing
5 5 (1.04%) GitHub
6 4 (0.83%) SaaS
7 2 (0.41%) Serverless
8 1 (0.21%) Adobe Analytics
8 1 (0.21%) AWS Lambda
8 1 (0.21%) BlazeMeter
8 1 (0.21%) Google Analytics
8 1 (0.21%) npm
8 1 (0.21%) NuGet
8 1 (0.21%) Sage Pay
8 1 (0.21%) Sauce Labs
Communications & Networking
1 6 (1.24%) HTTP
2 4 (0.83%) HTTPS
2 4 (0.83%) SSL
3 3 (0.62%) DNS
3 3 (0.62%) SMS
4 1 (0.21%) Bluetooth
4 1 (0.21%) DVB
4 1 (0.21%) TCP/IP
4 1 (0.21%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 63 (13.07%) SQL Server
2 51 (10.58%) NoSQL
3 31 (6.43%) MongoDB
4 28 (5.81%) Redis
5 27 (5.60%) PostgreSQL
6 24 (4.98%) Apache Cassandra
7 18 (3.73%) MySQL
8 14 (2.90%) Hadoop
8 14 (2.90%) Riak
9 11 (2.28%) CouchDB
9 11 (2.28%) GIS
10 10 (2.07%) SQL Server 2012
10 10 (2.07%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 5 (1.04%) RavenDB
12 4 (0.83%) Adabas
12 4 (0.83%) Big Data
13 3 (0.62%) Relational Database
14 2 (0.41%) Amazon DynamoDB
14 2 (0.41%) DB2
14 2 (0.41%) Oracle BI EE
Development Applications
1 86 (17.84%) Jenkins
2 76 (15.77%) Git (software)
3 65 (13.49%) Selenium
4 37 (7.68%) Subversion
5 32 (6.64%) Cucumber
6 30 (6.22%) Mercurial
7 28 (5.81%) Visual Studio
8 21 (4.36%) SpecFlow
9 17 (3.53%) NUnit
10 16 (3.32%) MSTest
11 15 (3.11%) WebDriver
12 14 (2.90%) Team Foundation Server
13 12 (2.49%) Appium
13 12 (2.49%) JMeter
14 11 (2.28%) Atlassian Bamboo
14 11 (2.28%) Gatling
14 11 (2.28%) SoapUI
15 10 (2.07%) Buildbot
15 10 (2.07%) WATIR
15 10 (2.07%) WebLOAD
General
1 76 (15.77%) Finance
2 28 (5.81%) Retail
3 13 (2.70%) Electronics
4 11 (2.28%) Manufacturing
5 9 (1.87%) Marketing
6 6 (1.24%) Games
7 4 (0.83%) Back Office
7 4 (0.83%) Legal
8 3 (0.62%) Advertising
9 2 (0.41%) Pharmaceutical
10 1 (0.21%) Banking
10 1 (0.21%) Publishing
10 1 (0.21%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 246 (51.04%) Developer
2 160 (33.20%) Software Engineer
3 121 (25.10%) C# Developer
4 77 (15.98%) .NET Developer
5 59 (12.24%) C# .NET Developer
6 55 (11.41%) ASP.NET Developer
6 55 (11.41%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
6 55 (11.41%) C# ASP.NET Developer
7 46 (9.54%) Java Engineer
8 45 (9.34%) Java Software Engineer
8 45 (9.34%) Software Developer
9 36 (7.47%) Senior Developer
9 36 (7.47%) Senior Software Engineer
10 32 (6.64%) .NET Software Engineer
11 31 (6.43%) Cloud Developer
12 27 (5.60%) AWS Developer
13 25 (5.19%) C# Software Engineer
13 25 (5.19%) Embedded Engineer
13 25 (5.19%) Embedded Software Engineer
13 25 (5.19%) Python Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 235 (48.76%) .NET
2 176 (36.51%) ASP.NET
3 124 (25.73%) ASP.NET MVC
4 99 (20.54%) HTML
5 95 (19.71%) CSS
6 68 (14.11%) React
7 54 (11.20%) AngularJS
8 52 (10.79%) .NET Framework
9 51 (10.58%) jQuery
10 48 (9.96%) Node.js
10 48 (9.96%) Web Services
11 41 (8.51%) Spring
12 39 (8.09%) RabbitMQ
13 37 (7.68%) Entity Framework
14 34 (7.05%) XML
15 32 (6.64%) RESTful
16 31 (6.43%) HTML5
17 29 (6.02%) Spring Boot
18 25 (5.19%) SOAP
19 24 (4.98%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 128 (26.56%) Enterprise Software
2 127 (26.35%) Greenfield Project
3 42 (8.71%) Computer Science
4 39 (8.09%) User Experience
5 19 (3.94%) Analytical Skills
5 19 (3.94%) Self-Motivation
6 17 (3.53%) Mobile App
7 10 (2.07%) Public Cloud
8 9 (1.87%) Device Driver
9 7 (1.45%) Fintech
10 6 (1.24%) Cloud Native
10 6 (1.24%) Life Science
11 4 (0.83%) Virtual Team
12 2 (0.41%) Digital TV
12 2 (0.41%) NHS
13 1 (0.21%) Blog
13 1 (0.21%) e-Learning
13 1 (0.21%) Mainframe
13 1 (0.21%) Smartphone
13 1 (0.21%) STB
Operating Systems
1 54 (11.20%) Linux
2 15 (3.11%) Android
3 12 (2.49%) Windows
4 11 (2.28%) Embedded Linux
5 9 (1.87%) Unix
6 4 (0.83%) Ubuntu
6 4 (0.83%) Windows Server
7 3 (0.62%) VMS
8 2 (0.41%) Apple iOS
8 2 (0.41%) CentOS
8 2 (0.41%) Windows Embedded Compact
9 1 (0.21%) Debian
9 1 (0.21%) Fedora
9 1 (0.21%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 283 (58.71%) Agile Software Development
2 204 (42.32%) TDD
3 163 (33.82%) Continuous Integration
4 162 (33.61%) MVC
5 160 (33.20%) BDD
6 123 (25.52%) Pair Programming
7 122 (25.31%) DevOps
8 110 (22.82%) Test Automation
9 101 (20.95%) Continuous Delivery
10 76 (15.77%) Scrum
11 71 (14.73%) Mentoring
12 69 (14.32%) Unit Testing
13 50 (10.37%) Microservices
13 50 (10.37%) OO
14 44 (9.13%) Coaching
15 41 (8.51%) Front End Development
16 33 (6.85%) Mobile Development
16 33 (6.85%) Open Source
17 29 (6.02%) DSDM
18 27 (5.60%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 275 (57.05%) C#
2 232 (48.13%) JavaScript
3 231 (47.93%) SQL
4 145 (30.08%) Java
5 80 (16.60%) Python
6 76 (15.77%) C++
7 39 (8.09%) Java 8
8 36 (7.47%) PHP
9 31 (6.43%) C
10 28 (5.81%) T-SQL
11 26 (5.39%) Ruby
12 24 (4.98%) Java 9
13 17 (3.53%) PL/SQL
14 14 (2.90%) Scala
15 12 (2.49%) Objective-C
15 12 (2.49%) VB.NET
16 11 (2.28%) Apple Swift
17 10 (2.07%) ES6
18 8 (1.66%) TypeScript
19 6 (1.24%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 38 (7.88%) Degree
2 16 (3.32%) SC Cleared
2 16 (3.32%) Security Cleared
3 5 (1.04%) Computer Science Degree
3 5 (1.04%) DBS Check
4 3 (0.62%) ISEB
4 3 (0.62%) ISTQB
5 2 (0.41%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
5 2 (0.41%) MCP
6 1 (0.21%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
6 1 (0.21%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 24 (4.98%) QA
2 3 (0.62%) GDPR
3 2 (0.41%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 43 (8.92%) Docker
2 3 (0.62%) Active Directory
2 3 (0.62%) Hyper-V
2 3 (0.62%) Virtual Machines
3 1 (0.21%) Firmware
3 1 (0.21%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 41 (8.51%) Ansible
2 14 (2.90%) Kubernetes
2 14 (2.90%) Puppet
3 9 (1.87%) Opscode Chef
4 4 (0.83%) Prometheus
5 3 (0.62%) PowerCLI
6 2 (0.41%) Xymon
6 2 (0.41%) ZABBIX
7 1 (0.21%) CA Service Virtualization
7 1 (0.21%) Grafana
7 1 (0.21%) HP ALM
7 1 (0.21%) HP Quality Center
7 1 (0.21%) Kibana
7 1 (0.21%) Terraform
Vendors
1 137 (28.42%) Microsoft
2 51 (10.58%) Xamarin
3 40 (8.30%) Google
4 20 (4.15%) Oracle
5 15 (3.11%) Sitecore
6 7 (1.45%) MuleSoft
6 7 (1.45%) webMethods
7 5 (1.04%) IBM
8 3 (0.62%) Twitter
8 3 (0.62%) VMware
9 2 (0.41%) Adobe
9 2 (0.41%) Red Hat
10 1 (0.21%) CA
10 1 (0.21%) Citrix
10 1 (0.21%) Facebook
10 1 (0.21%) HP
10 1 (0.21%) Salesforce.com
10 1 (0.21%) SAP
10 1 (0.21%) Splunk
10 1 (0.21%) TIBCO