Period
to 25 September 2021

The median annual salary for a Senior Software Engineer was £55,000 in advertised job vacancies in Yorkshire during the 6 months to 25 September 2021.

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
25 Sep 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 183 91 257
Rank change year-on-year -92 +166 -9
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Software Engineer 76 74 51
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in Yorkshire 1.18% 2.83% 0.69%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.24% 2.93% 0.71%
Number of salaries quoted 12 61 48
10th Percentile £46,350 £42,500 £42,050
25th Percentile £48,375 £43,750 £46,250
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £55,000 £52,500 £52,500
Median % change year-on-year +4.76% - +5.00%
75th Percentile £62,500 £57,500 £60,402
90th Percentile " " £72,500
England median annual salary £70,000 £60,000 £60,000
% change year-on-year +16.67% - +4.35%

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 6,110 2,526 7,224
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.92% 96.71% 97.44%
Number of salaries quoted 4,790 2,215 5,853
10th Percentile £29,000 £30,684 £23,500
25th Percentile £37,500 £36,250 £32,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £47,500 £45,000 £42,500
Median % change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% -
75th Percentile £62,500 £57,500 £53,750
90th Percentile £73,750 £66,250 £63,750
England median annual salary £55,500 £55,000 £51,644
% change year-on-year +0.91% +6.50% +3.29%

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 25 September 2021.

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 25 September 2021. 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
West Yorkshire -69 51 £60,000 +11.63% 13
South Yorkshire -49 20 £47,500 - 5
North Yorkshire -27 1 £52,500 - 3
Senior Software Engineer
England

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

For the 6 months to 25 September 2021, 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 76 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 55 (72.37%) Agile Software Development
3 48 (63.16%) Java
4 47 (61.84%) Kotlin
5 41 (53.95%) Docker
5 41 (53.95%) React
6 40 (52.63%) Kubernetes
7 39 (51.32%) Kafka
8 33 (43.42%) Jenkins
9 30 (39.47%) Node.js
10 29 (38.16%) JavaScript
11 28 (36.84%) User Experience
12 27 (35.53%) PHP
12 27 (35.53%) MySQL
12 27 (35.53%) Continuous Integration
12 27 (35.53%) Git (software)
13 24 (31.58%) Mentoring
14 21 (27.63%) CSS
15 20 (26.32%) DevOps
15 20 (26.32%) Scala
15 20 (26.32%) Prometheus
16 19 (25.00%) HTML
17 18 (23.68%) Games
17 18 (23.68%) PaaS
18 17 (22.37%) AWS
18 17 (22.37%) TDD
18 17 (22.37%) Social Skills
19 16 (21.05%) NoSQL
19 16 (21.05%) Redis
20 15 (19.74%) Test Automation

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 2 (2.63%) Apache
Cloud Services
1 18 (23.68%) PaaS
2 17 (22.37%) AWS
3 10 (13.16%) AWS Lambda
3 10 (13.16%) Serverless
4 6 (7.89%) Azure
5 4 (5.26%) Amazon S3
5 4 (5.26%) SaaS
6 2 (2.63%) GCP
7 1 (1.32%) IaaS
7 1 (1.32%) npm
7 1 (1.32%) NuGet
Communications & Networking
1 9 (11.84%) HTTP
2 2 (2.63%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 27 (35.53%) MySQL
2 16 (21.05%) NoSQL
2 16 (21.05%) Redis
3 4 (5.26%) Amazon DynamoDB
3 4 (5.26%) Relational Database
4 2 (2.63%) MongoDB
4 2 (2.63%) SQL Server
5 1 (1.32%) BigQuery
5 1 (1.32%) Stardog
Development Applications
1 33 (43.42%) Jenkins
2 27 (35.53%) Git (software)
3 14 (18.42%) Babel
3 14 (18.42%) webpack
4 2 (2.63%) JIRA
5 1 (1.32%) Android Studio
5 1 (1.32%) git-flow
5 1 (1.32%) Octopus Deploy
5 1 (1.32%) Subversion
5 1 (1.32%) TeamCity
General
1 18 (23.68%) Games
2 17 (22.37%) Social Skills
3 4 (5.26%) Banking
3 4 (5.26%) Finance
3 4 (5.26%) Retail
4 1 (1.32%) Electronics
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 41 (53.95%) React
2 39 (51.32%) Kafka
3 30 (39.47%) Node.js
4 21 (27.63%) CSS
5 19 (25.00%) HTML
6 15 (19.74%) Redux
6 15 (19.74%) RESTful
7 12 (15.79%) GraphQL
8 11 (14.47%) Next.js
9 9 (11.84%) Spring
9 9 (11.84%) Spring Boot
10 7 (9.21%) Android SDK
11 6 (7.89%) Play Framework
11 6 (7.89%) Web Services
12 3 (3.95%) .NET
13 2 (2.63%) Apache Flex
13 2 (2.63%) ASP.NET
13 2 (2.63%) Doctrine
13 2 (2.63%) STL
13 2 (2.63%) Symfony
Miscellaneous
1 28 (36.84%) User Experience
2 15 (19.74%) Legacy Systems
3 14 (18.42%) Legacy Code
4 6 (7.89%) Enterprise Software
5 4 (5.26%) Virtual Team
6 3 (3.95%) Greenfield Project
6 3 (3.95%) Public Cloud
7 2 (2.63%) Cyberthreat
7 2 (2.63%) Mobile App
8 1 (1.32%) Linked Data
Operating Systems
1 15 (19.74%) Linux
2 8 (10.53%) Android
3 2 (2.63%) Embedded Linux
3 2 (2.63%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 76 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 55 (72.37%) Agile Software Development
3 27 (35.53%) Continuous Integration
4 24 (31.58%) Mentoring
5 20 (26.32%) DevOps
6 17 (22.37%) TDD
7 15 (19.74%) Scrum
7 15 (19.74%) Test Automation
7 15 (19.74%) Unit Testing
8 14 (18.42%) Domain-Driven Design
8 14 (18.42%) Kanban
8 14 (18.42%) SOLID
9 12 (15.79%) Full Stack Development
10 9 (11.84%) Software Testing
11 7 (9.21%) Coaching
11 7 (9.21%) Microservices
12 5 (6.58%) Clean Code
12 5 (6.58%) Problem-Solving
13 4 (5.26%) Pair Programming
13 4 (5.26%) Software Delivery
Programming Languages
1 48 (63.16%) Java
2 47 (61.84%) Kotlin
3 29 (38.16%) JavaScript
4 27 (35.53%) PHP
5 20 (26.32%) Scala
6 9 (11.84%) TypeScript
7 7 (9.21%) Python
8 4 (5.26%) Ruby
9 3 (3.95%) Bash Shell
9 3 (3.95%) C#
9 3 (3.95%) C++
9 3 (3.95%) SQL
10 2 (2.63%) C
10 2 (2.63%) Go
11 1 (1.32%) Embedded C
11 1 (1.32%) ES6
11 1 (1.32%) SHACL
11 1 (1.32%) Tcl
Qualifications
1 2 (2.63%) SC Cleared
1 2 (2.63%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.32%) QA
System Software
1 41 (53.95%) Docker
Systems Management
1 40 (52.63%) Kubernetes
2 20 (26.32%) Prometheus
3 14 (18.42%) Graphite
3 14 (18.42%) Opscode Chef
4 2 (2.63%) Terraform
5 1 (1.32%) Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 14 (18.42%) Splunk
2 2 (2.63%) Apple
3 1 (1.32%) Microsoft
3 1 (1.32%) New Relic