Period
to 27 January 2022

The median annual salary for a Senior Software Engineer was £61,250 in advertised job vacancies in Yorkshire during the 6 months to 27 January 2022.

The first table below provides salary benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to same period in the previous 2 years.

Senior Software Engineer
England > Yorkshire
6 months to
27 Jan 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 211 127 188
Rank change year-on-year -84 +61 +60
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Software Engineer 60 70 57
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in Yorkshire 0.84% 1.81% 0.94%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.90% 1.87% 0.97%
Number of salaries quoted 28 57 47
10th Percentile £46,250 £42,500 £45,500
25th Percentile £51,250 £47,500 £52,015
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £61,250 £52,500 £62,500
Median % change year-on-year +16.67% -16.00% +38.89%
75th Percentile £69,688 £60,000 £72,500
90th Percentile £72,500 £67,500 £77,500
England median annual salary £72,500 £65,000 £60,000
% change year-on-year +11.54% +8.33% -4.43%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Yorkshire. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title that can be normalized. As such, the figures in the second row provide an indication of the number of permanent jobs in our overall sample.

All Permanent IT Job Vacancies
Yorkshire
Permanent vacancies in Yorkshire with a recognized job title 6,683 3,745 5,862
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 93.72% 96.72% 96.53%
Number of salaries quoted 4,733 3,158 4,953
10th Percentile £29,900 £28,500 £25,500
25th Percentile £37,500 £36,250 £33,250
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
Median % change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% +5.88%
75th Percentile £65,000 £58,750 £57,500
90th Percentile £77,500 £65,000 £67,500
England median annual salary £60,000 £55,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year +9.09% +4.76% +1.94%

Senior Software Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in Yorkshire

Job postings that featured Senior Software Engineer in the job title as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire.

Job vacancy trend for Senior Software Engineer in Yorkshire

Senior Software Engineer
Salary Trend in Yorkshire

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing Senior Software Engineer in Yorkshire.

Salary trend for Senior Software Engineer in Yorkshire

Senior Software Engineer
Salary Histogram in Yorkshire

Salary distribution for jobs citing Senior Software Engineer in Yorkshire over the 6 months to 27 January 2022.

Salary histogram for Senior Software Engineer in Yorkshire

Senior Software Engineer
Job Locations in Yorkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Senior Software Engineer within the Yorkshire region over the 6 months to 27 January 2022. 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
Jobs
West Yorkshire -49 34 £62,500 +13.64% 10
South Yorkshire -34 24 £52,500 +5.00% 2
North Yorkshire -24 2 £55,000 +4.76% 2
Senior Software Engineer
England

Senior Software Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 27 January 2022, Senior Software Engineer job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the Yorkshire region featuring Senior Software Engineer in the job title.

1 60 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 29 (48.33%) Agile Software Development
3 27 (45.00%) AWS
4 24 (40.00%) Continuous Integration
5 21 (35.00%) TDD
6 19 (31.67%) Python
6 19 (31.67%) DevOps
7 18 (30.00%) Docker
7 18 (30.00%) Kubernetes
7 18 (30.00%) Java
7 18 (30.00%) Degree
8 17 (28.33%) Computer Science
9 16 (26.67%) RESTful
9 16 (26.67%) Continuous Delivery
9 16 (26.67%) CI/CD
10 15 (25.00%) Social Skills
10 15 (25.00%) Test Automation
10 15 (25.00%) Go
10 15 (25.00%) JavaScript
11 14 (23.33%) Node.js
11 14 (23.33%) React
12 12 (20.00%) Kotlin
12 12 (20.00%) Kafka
12 12 (20.00%) .NET
13 11 (18.33%) Git (software)
14 10 (16.67%) Mathematics
14 10 (16.67%) Jenkins
14 10 (16.67%) Enterprise Software
14 10 (16.67%) OO
15 9 (15.00%) OOD

Senior Software Engineer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in 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 4 (6.67%) Elasticsearch
1 4 (6.67%) OpenStack
Cloud Services
1 27 (45.00%) AWS
2 9 (15.00%) Amazon S3
2 9 (15.00%) AWS Lambda
2 9 (15.00%) Serverless
3 5 (8.33%) AWS CloudFormation
3 5 (8.33%) GCP
4 4 (6.67%) Amazon EC2
4 4 (6.67%) Amazon ECS
4 4 (6.67%) Amazon EKS
4 4 (6.67%) Amazon Kinesis
4 4 (6.67%) Amazon SQS
4 4 (6.67%) AWS Fargate
4 4 (6.67%) Azure
4 4 (6.67%) PaaS
5 2 (3.33%) SaaS
6 1 (1.67%) Azure Service Fabric
6 1 (1.67%) Azure Storage
6 1 (1.67%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 4 (6.67%) DKIM
1 4 (6.67%) DMARC
1 4 (6.67%) DNS
2 3 (5.00%) HTTP
3 1 (1.67%) DLNA
3 1 (1.67%) Internet
3 1 (1.67%) Kerberos
3 1 (1.67%) TCP/IP
3 1 (1.67%) UPnP
3 1 (1.67%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (15.00%) MySQL
1 9 (15.00%) NoSQL
2 8 (13.33%) Amazon RDS
2 8 (13.33%) Redis
3 5 (8.33%) Amazon DynamoDB
4 2 (3.33%) MongoDB
5 1 (1.67%) Big Data
5 1 (1.67%) Relational Database
5 1 (1.67%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 11 (18.33%) Git (software)
2 10 (16.67%) Jenkins
3 5 (8.33%) git-flow
4 4 (6.67%) JIRA
4 4 (6.67%) Subversion
5 2 (3.33%) Babel
5 2 (3.33%) webpack
6 1 (1.67%) GCC
6 1 (1.67%) GDB
6 1 (1.67%) GoogleTest
6 1 (1.67%) JUnit
6 1 (1.67%) Maven
6 1 (1.67%) Mockito
General
1 15 (25.00%) Social Skills
2 9 (15.00%) Games
3 4 (6.67%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (6.67%) Marketing
4 2 (3.33%) Public Sector
5 1 (1.67%) Electronics
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (26.67%) RESTful
2 14 (23.33%) Node.js
2 14 (23.33%) React
3 12 (20.00%) .NET
3 12 (20.00%) Kafka
4 9 (15.00%) CSS
5 7 (11.67%) HTML
5 7 (11.67%) Laravel
6 4 (6.67%) Elastic Stack
6 4 (6.67%) Ruby on Rails
6 4 (6.67%) Spring Boot
7 3 (5.00%) .NET Core
7 3 (5.00%) Apache Flex
7 3 (5.00%) Doctrine
7 3 (5.00%) Play Framework
7 3 (5.00%) REST
7 3 (5.00%) Sass
7 3 (5.00%) Spring
7 3 (5.00%) Symfony
8 2 (3.33%) LESS
Miscellaneous
1 10 (16.67%) Enterprise Software
2 9 (15.00%) Digital TV
2 9 (15.00%) Smart Meter
2 9 (15.00%) Smartphone
3 5 (8.33%) User Experience
4 4 (6.67%) Data Centre
4 4 (6.67%) Social Media
5 3 (5.00%) Mobile App
6 2 (3.33%) Algorithms
6 2 (3.33%) Legacy Code
6 2 (3.33%) NHS
6 2 (3.33%) Public Cloud
7 1 (1.67%) Data Structures
7 1 (1.67%) MPEG
Operating Systems
1 5 (8.33%) Apple iOS
1 5 (8.33%) Linux
2 1 (1.67%) Android
2 1 (1.67%) Embedded Linux
2 1 (1.67%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 60 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 29 (48.33%) Agile Software Development
3 24 (40.00%) Continuous Integration
4 21 (35.00%) TDD
5 19 (31.67%) DevOps
6 17 (28.33%) Computer Science
7 16 (26.67%) CI/CD
7 16 (26.67%) Continuous Delivery
8 15 (25.00%) Test Automation
9 10 (16.67%) Mathematics
9 10 (16.67%) OO
10 9 (15.00%) Mentoring
10 9 (15.00%) OOD
10 9 (15.00%) Scrum
11 8 (13.33%) Machine Learning
11 8 (13.33%) Problem-Solving
12 6 (10.00%) Architectural Design
12 6 (10.00%) Collaborative Working
13 5 (8.33%) Deployment Automation
13 5 (8.33%) SOLID
Programming Languages
1 19 (31.67%) Python
2 18 (30.00%) Java
3 15 (25.00%) Go
3 15 (25.00%) JavaScript
4 12 (20.00%) Kotlin
5 9 (15.00%) Perl
5 9 (15.00%) PHP
6 7 (11.67%) Ruby
7 5 (8.33%) Apple Swift
7 5 (8.33%) Bash
7 5 (8.33%) Scala
8 4 (6.67%) C#
8 4 (6.67%) SQL
8 4 (6.67%) TypeScript
9 1 (1.67%) C
9 1 (1.67%) C++
9 1 (1.67%) Java 8
Qualifications
1 18 (30.00%) Degree
2 8 (13.33%) Computer Science Degree
System Software
1 18 (30.00%) Docker
Systems Management
1 18 (30.00%) Kubernetes
2 5 (8.33%) Prometheus
3 4 (6.67%) Kibana
4 2 (3.33%) Graphite
4 2 (3.33%) Opscode Chef
5 1 (1.67%) Ansible
5 1 (1.67%) Terraform
Vendors
1 3 (5.00%) Apple
2 2 (3.33%) Splunk
3 1 (1.67%) Google
3 1 (1.67%) Microsoft
3 1 (1.67%) Twitter