Period
to 23 November 2017

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 23 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Software Engineering
Yorkshire > West Yorkshire
6 months to
23 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 26 37 27
Rank change year-on-year +11 -10 +57
Permanent jobs citing Software Engineering 480 476 680
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in West Yorkshire 7.04% 6.19% 7.39%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 7.69% 6.78% 8.12%
Number of salaries quoted 430 439 545
West Yorkshire median annual salary £50,000 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +11.11% +5.88% -
10th Percentile £32,500 £30,000 £27,000
90th Percentile £61,250 £57,500 £55,000
Yorkshire median annual salary £47,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +14.46% +3.75% -

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 6241 7021 8375
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in West Yorkshire 91.50% 91.26% 91.00%
Number of salaries quoted 5245 6016 6720
West Yorkshire median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +1.19% +5.00%
10th Percentile £26,750 £26,750 £26,250
90th Percentile £61,900 £65,000 £60,000
Yorkshire median annual salary £42,500 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +1.19% +5.00% +1.27%

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 23 November 2017.

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 23 November 2017. 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 +12 393 £51,500 +14.44% 46
Bradford +31 45 £35,000 -12.50% 4
Halifax +16 17 £50,000 - 6
Wakefield -6 8 £31,250 -18.83%
Wetherby +2 4 £34,500 +2.99% 1
Batley - 4 £42,500 -
Bingley - 2 £40,750 - 1
Castleford +1 1 £39,000 +30.00% 1
Sowerby Bridge - 1 £50,000 -
Software Engineering
Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 23 November 2017, IT jobs citing Software Engineering also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the West Yorkshire region with a requirement for Software Engineering.

1 315 (65.63%) Agile Software Development
2 198 (41.25%) Java
3 183 (38.13%) SQL
4 174 (36.25%) C#
5 161 (33.54%) JavaScript
6 159 (33.13%) .NET
7 147 (30.63%) HTML
8 124 (25.83%) CSS
9 121 (25.21%) Scrum
10 119 (24.79%) OO
11 118 (24.58%) Continuous Integration
12 108 (22.50%) PHP
13 96 (20.00%) TDD
14 95 (19.79%) ASP.NET
15 83 (17.29%) MVC
16 82 (17.08%) jQuery
17 81 (16.88%) React
18 80 (16.67%) Web Services
19 79 (16.46%) SQL Server
20 78 (16.25%) Test Automation
21 77 (16.04%) Git (software)
21 77 (16.04%) AngularJS
22 76 (15.83%) Node.js
23 72 (15.00%) C++
23 72 (15.00%) Linux
23 72 (15.00%) Subversion
24 69 (14.38%) WCF
25 66 (13.75%) Pair Programming
25 66 (13.75%) Python
26 62 (12.92%) Mentoring

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 28 (5.83%) Tomcat
2 22 (4.58%) Adobe Experience Manager
3 19 (3.96%) CMS
3 19 (3.96%) Umbraco
4 12 (2.50%) Apache
5 10 (2.08%) IIS
6 9 (1.88%) Oracle SOA Suite
7 6 (1.25%) JBoss
7 6 (1.25%) Jetty
7 6 (1.25%) SAS
8 5 (1.04%) Apache Spark
9 4 (0.83%) OpenEdge
9 4 (0.83%) WebLogic
10 3 (0.63%) Drupal
10 3 (0.63%) Elasticsearch
10 3 (0.63%) Joomla!
10 3 (0.63%) Oracle Workflow
10 3 (0.63%) WordPress
11 2 (0.42%) Apache Pig
11 2 (0.42%) nginx
Applications
1 6 (1.25%) Microsoft Office
2 5 (1.04%) Microsoft Excel
2 5 (1.04%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 1 (0.21%) InVision
3 1 (0.21%) OmniGraffle
3 1 (0.21%) SPSS
3 1 (0.21%) UXPin
Business Applications
1 4 (0.83%) Dynamics AX
1 4 (0.83%) Dynamics GP
1 4 (0.83%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 21 (4.38%) Amazon AWS
2 10 (2.08%) Microsoft Azure
3 6 (1.25%) G Suite
3 6 (1.25%) Office 365
3 6 (1.25%) Slack
4 4 (0.83%) GitHub
5 2 (0.42%) SaaS
6 1 (0.21%) Amazon EC2
6 1 (0.21%) Amazon ELB
6 1 (0.21%) Amazon S3
6 1 (0.21%) AWS CloudFormation
6 1 (0.21%) AWS Lambda
6 1 (0.21%) Firebase
6 1 (0.21%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 9 (1.88%) Internet
2 3 (0.63%) HTTP
2 3 (0.63%) SMS
3 2 (0.42%) Firewall
4 1 (0.21%) 3G
4 1 (0.21%) DNS
4 1 (0.21%) Ethernet
4 1 (0.21%) GSM
4 1 (0.21%) Network Security
4 1 (0.21%) TETRA
4 1 (0.21%) VPN
4 1 (0.21%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 79 (16.46%) SQL Server
2 58 (12.08%) MySQL
3 36 (7.50%) NoSQL
4 26 (5.42%) MongoDB
5 19 (3.96%) SQL Server 2008
6 16 (3.33%) Big Data
6 16 (3.33%) SQL Server 2005
7 13 (2.71%) Hadoop
8 12 (2.50%) Relational Database
9 11 (2.29%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 10 (2.08%) Riak
11 9 (1.88%) Oracle Database
11 9 (1.88%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 6 (1.25%) Redis
13 5 (1.04%) SQL Server Analysis Services
14 4 (0.83%) Couchbase
14 4 (0.83%) Data Warehouse
15 3 (0.63%) Apache Hive
15 3 (0.63%) Azure SQL Database
15 3 (0.63%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 77 (16.04%) Git (software)
2 72 (15.00%) Subversion
3 51 (10.63%) Visual Studio
4 36 (7.50%) Mercurial
4 36 (7.50%) NUnit
5 32 (6.67%) MSTest
6 30 (6.25%) Jenkins
7 27 (5.63%) Selenium
8 25 (5.21%) JIRA
9 19 (3.96%) Cucumber
10 16 (3.33%) Android Studio
10 16 (3.33%) Eclipse
11 13 (2.71%) PHPUnit
11 13 (2.71%) SpecFlow
12 11 (2.29%) Team Foundation Server
13 10 (2.08%) Atlassian Bamboo
14 9 (1.88%) TeamCity
14 9 (1.88%) WebDriver
15 8 (1.67%) SoapUI
16 7 (1.46%) Octopus Deploy
General
1 57 (11.88%) Finance
2 26 (5.42%) Games
3 16 (3.33%) Electronics
4 14 (2.92%) Telecoms
5 8 (1.67%) Pharmaceutical
6 6 (1.25%) Multimedia
6 6 (1.25%) Retail
7 4 (0.83%) Marketing
8 3 (0.63%) General Ledger
8 3 (0.63%) Manufacturing
9 1 (0.21%) Banking
Job Titles
1 206 (42.92%) Software Engineer
2 159 (33.13%) Developer
3 82 (17.08%) Senior Software Engineer
4 71 (14.79%) Java Engineer
5 68 (14.17%) Java Software Engineer
6 53 (11.04%) Principal Engineer
7 50 (10.42%) C# Developer
8 48 (10.00%) .NET Developer
9 46 (9.58%) Software Developer
10 45 (9.38%) C# .NET Developer
11 44 (9.17%) Senior Java Engineer
11 44 (9.17%) Senior Java Software Engineer
12 36 (7.50%) C# Software Engineer
13 29 (6.04%) .NET Software Engineer
13 29 (6.04%) Web Developer
14 26 (5.42%) PHP Software Engineer
15 25 (5.21%) Principal Software Engineer
15 25 (5.21%) Senior Developer
16 24 (5.00%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
17 23 (4.79%) JavaScript Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 159 (33.13%) .NET
2 147 (30.63%) HTML
3 124 (25.83%) CSS
4 95 (19.79%) ASP.NET
5 82 (17.08%) jQuery
6 81 (16.88%) React
7 80 (16.67%) Web Services
8 77 (16.04%) AngularJS
9 76 (15.83%) Node.js
10 69 (14.38%) WCF
11 58 (12.08%) WPF
12 56 (11.67%) RESTful
13 50 (10.42%) XML
14 46 (9.58%) Twitter Bootstrap
15 45 (9.38%) SOAP
16 36 (7.50%) LAMP
17 34 (7.08%) ASP.NET MVC
17 34 (7.08%) CSS3
18 33 (6.88%) J2EE
19 31 (6.46%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 35 (7.29%) Enterprise Software
2 33 (6.88%) User Experience
3 24 (5.00%) Algorithms
3 24 (5.00%) Greenfield Project
4 23 (4.79%) Data Structures
5 19 (3.96%) Analytical Skills
5 19 (3.96%) NHS
6 18 (3.75%) Computer Science
7 14 (2.92%) Linux Command Line
8 12 (2.50%) Digital TV
9 9 (1.88%) Management Information System
10 8 (1.67%) Mobile App
11 4 (0.83%) Driving Licence
12 2 (0.42%) CCTV
12 2 (0.42%) Embedded Systems
12 2 (0.42%) Media Streaming
12 2 (0.42%) PMI
12 2 (0.42%) Video\Live Streaming
13 1 (0.21%) BBC
13 1 (0.21%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 72 (15.00%) Linux
2 39 (8.13%) Windows
3 31 (6.46%) Android
4 16 (3.33%) Windows Embedded Compact
5 15 (3.13%) Apple iOS
6 5 (1.04%) CentOS
6 5 (1.04%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 5 (1.04%) Windows Phone
6 5 (1.04%) Windows Phone 8
7 4 (0.83%) Windows 7
8 3 (0.63%) Unix
9 2 (0.42%) Embedded Linux
10 1 (0.21%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 315 (65.63%) Agile Software Development
2 121 (25.21%) Scrum
3 119 (24.79%) OO
4 118 (24.58%) Continuous Integration
5 96 (20.00%) TDD
6 83 (17.29%) MVC
7 78 (16.25%) Test Automation
8 66 (13.75%) Pair Programming
9 62 (12.92%) Mentoring
10 61 (12.71%) SDLC
11 57 (11.88%) DevOps
12 56 (11.67%) Unit Testing
12 56 (11.67%) Web Development
13 50 (10.42%) DSDM
14 44 (9.17%) E-Commerce
15 40 (8.33%) BDD
15 40 (8.33%) Kanban
16 37 (7.71%) UML
17 36 (7.50%) Open Source
18 35 (7.29%) RUP
Programming Languages
1 198 (41.25%) Java
2 183 (38.13%) SQL
3 174 (36.25%) C#
4 161 (33.54%) JavaScript
5 108 (22.50%) PHP
6 72 (15.00%) C++
7 66 (13.75%) Python
8 54 (11.25%) T-SQL
9 31 (6.46%) Ruby
10 30 (6.25%) PL/SQL
11 16 (3.33%) Scala
12 14 (2.92%) C
13 13 (2.71%) Bash Shell
13 13 (2.71%) VB
14 5 (1.04%) Java 9
15 4 (0.83%) Go
15 4 (0.83%) Kotlin
16 3 (0.63%) Progress 4GL
16 3 (0.63%) R
17 2 (0.42%) Embedded C
Qualifications
1 58 (12.08%) Degree
2 11 (2.29%) Computer Science Degree
3 2 (0.42%) ISEB
3 2 (0.42%) ISTQB
3 2 (0.42%) PMI Certification
4 1 (0.21%) MBA
4 1 (0.21%) MCT
4 1 (0.21%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (0.21%) PhD
4 1 (0.21%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (1.04%) QA
2 2 (0.42%) SLA
3 1 (0.21%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (0.21%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 51 (10.63%) Docker
2 1 (0.21%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 58 (12.08%) Opscode Chef
2 32 (6.67%) Ansible
3 30 (6.25%) Puppet
4 9 (1.88%) Packer
5 8 (1.67%) Kubernetes
5 8 (1.67%) Salt
6 7 (1.46%) Terraform
7 1 (0.21%) Cobbler
7 1 (0.21%) Grafana
7 1 (0.21%) HP SiteScope
7 1 (0.21%) Nagios
Vendors
1 32 (6.67%) Oracle
2 27 (5.63%) Microsoft
3 23 (4.79%) Adobe
4 19 (3.96%) Zend
5 7 (1.46%) Google
6 6 (1.25%) SaltStack
7 5 (1.04%) Red Hat
8 4 (0.83%) Progress
8 4 (0.83%) Remedy
8 4 (0.83%) Xamarin
9 3 (0.63%) BT
10 2 (0.42%) Capita
10 2 (0.42%) Sitecore
10 2 (0.42%) Splunk
10 2 (0.42%) VMware
11 1 (0.21%) New Relic
11 1 (0.21%) Perforce
11 1 (0.21%) SAP
11 1 (0.21%) webMethods