Period
to 17 May 2021

The median annual salary for a Software Engineer was £54,000 in advertised job vacancies in Yorkshire during the 6 months to 17 May 2021.

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

Software Engineer
England > Yorkshire
6 months to
17 May 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 33 37 64
Rank change year-on-year +4 +27 +30
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Engineer 363 278 328
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in Yorkshire 6.97% 5.80% 4.38%
As % of the Job Titles category 7.38% 6.04% 4.50%
Number of salaries quoted 339 253 314
10th Percentile £40,000 £38,750 £35,225
25th Percentile £45,000 £42,500 £38,750
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £54,000 £50,000 £47,500
Median % change year-on-year +8.00% +5.26% +5.56%
75th Percentile £65,000 £60,000 £57,500
90th Percentile " £67,500 £62,500
England median annual salary £57,500 £55,000 £51,875
% change year-on-year +4.55% +6.02% +3.75%

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 4,919 4,605 7,284
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.43% 96.12% 97.30%
Number of salaries quoted 4,048 3,972 6,042
10th Percentile £28,250 £27,500 £24,750
25th Percentile £36,250 £34,438 £32,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £47,500 £45,000 £42,500
Median % change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% -
75th Percentile £60,000 £57,500 £53,750
90th Percentile £68,750 £67,500 £62,500
England median annual salary £55,000 £55,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year - +4.76% +5.00%

Software Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in Yorkshire

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

Job vacancy trend for Software Engineer in Yorkshire

Software Engineer
Salary Trend in Yorkshire

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

Salary trend for Software Engineer in Yorkshire

Software Engineer
Salary Histogram in Yorkshire

Salary distribution for jobs citing Software Engineer in Yorkshire over the 6 months to 17 May 2021.

Salary histogram for Software Engineer in Yorkshire

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 Software Engineer within the Yorkshire region over the 6 months to 17 May 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 -5 209 £52,500 +5.00% 39
South Yorkshire +15 119 £55,000 +10.00% 19
North Yorkshire +1 17 £45,000 -18.18% 6
Software Engineer
England

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

For the 6 months to 17 May 2021, 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 Software Engineer in the job title.

1 362 (99.72%) Software Engineering
2 276 (76.03%) Java
3 180 (49.59%) SQL
4 174 (47.93%) Python
5 162 (44.63%) AWS
6 161 (44.35%) JavaScript
7 157 (43.25%) C#
8 144 (39.67%) NoSQL
9 141 (38.84%) Agile Software Development
10 121 (33.33%) Degree
11 110 (30.30%) C++
12 105 (28.93%) Node.js
13 99 (27.27%) Continuous Integration
14 98 (27.00%) Git (software)
15 96 (26.45%) TDD
16 84 (23.14%) Docker
17 83 (22.87%) OO
18 78 (21.49%) Subversion
18 78 (21.49%) Mercurial
19 77 (21.21%) DevOps
19 77 (21.21%) Big Data
20 73 (20.11%) Mathematics
21 72 (19.83%) Numerate Degree
22 71 (19.56%) Kubernetes
22 71 (19.56%) AngularJS
23 68 (18.73%) Social Skills
24 67 (18.46%) Unit Testing
25 64 (17.63%) Azure
26 63 (17.36%) GCP
27 61 (16.80%) OOP

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 41 (11.29%) nginx
2 37 (10.19%) Elasticsearch
3 5 (1.38%) Apache Spark
4 2 (0.55%) WebSphere
5 1 (0.28%) Apache
5 1 (0.28%) Confluence
5 1 (0.28%) FormScape
5 1 (0.28%) IIS
5 1 (0.28%) JBoss
5 1 (0.28%) Jetty
5 1 (0.28%) Tomcat
5 1 (0.28%) WebLogic
Applications
1 1 (0.28%) EngageOne
1 1 (0.28%) PrintSoft PReS
Business Applications
1 1 (0.28%) PlanetPress Connect
Cloud Services
1 162 (44.63%) AWS
2 64 (17.63%) Azure
3 63 (17.36%) GCP
4 48 (13.22%) AWS CloudFormation
5 9 (2.48%) Amazon Kinesis
6 7 (1.93%) SaaS
7 4 (1.10%) Amazon EC2
7 4 (1.10%) npm
8 2 (0.55%) Azure Storage
9 1 (0.28%) Amazon Alexa
9 1 (0.28%) Amazon ECS
9 1 (0.28%) Amazon SQS
9 1 (0.28%) Apigee
9 1 (0.28%) AWS Fargate
9 1 (0.28%) AWS Lambda
9 1 (0.28%) AWS Step Functions
9 1 (0.28%) Azure Service Bus
9 1 (0.28%) OpenShift
9 1 (0.28%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 19 (5.23%) Wi-Fi
2 18 (4.96%) TCP/IP
3 17 (4.68%) Bluetooth
3 17 (4.68%) Wireless
4 15 (4.13%) Ethernet
4 15 (4.13%) MQTT
5 8 (2.20%) Broadband
6 5 (1.38%) Internet
7 3 (0.83%) DLNA
7 3 (0.83%) UPnP
8 2 (0.55%) ZigBee
9 1 (0.28%) AMQP
9 1 (0.28%) GSM
9 1 (0.28%) Network Security
9 1 (0.28%) RFID
9 1 (0.28%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 144 (39.67%) NoSQL
2 77 (21.21%) Big Data
3 50 (13.77%) PostgreSQL
4 38 (10.47%) Redis
5 26 (7.16%) MySQL
6 16 (4.41%) MongoDB
7 13 (3.58%) SQL Server
8 12 (3.31%) Amazon DynamoDB
9 9 (2.48%) Relational Database
10 6 (1.65%) Hadoop
11 4 (1.10%) Oracle Database
12 3 (0.83%) Amazon RDS
13 1 (0.28%) BigQuery
13 1 (0.28%) Couchbase
13 1 (0.28%) Data Warehouse
13 1 (0.28%) Riak
13 1 (0.28%) Stardog
Development Applications
1 98 (27.00%) Git (software)
2 78 (21.49%) Mercurial
2 78 (21.49%) Subversion
3 43 (11.85%) Jenkins
4 6 (1.65%) Cucumber
4 6 (1.65%) GitLab
5 5 (1.38%) Gradle
5 5 (1.38%) Maven
5 5 (1.38%) SonarQube
6 4 (1.10%) Babel
6 4 (1.10%) webpack
7 3 (0.83%) GCC
7 3 (0.83%) GDB
7 3 (0.83%) git-flow
7 3 (0.83%) GoogleTest
7 3 (0.83%) JUnit
7 3 (0.83%) Mockito
8 2 (0.55%) GoCD
8 2 (0.55%) JIRA
8 2 (0.55%) SpecFlow
General
1 68 (18.73%) Social Skills
2 14 (3.86%) Banking
2 14 (3.86%) Finance
3 11 (3.03%) Marketing
3 11 (3.03%) Retail
4 7 (1.93%) Games
5 6 (1.65%) Telecoms
6 5 (1.38%) Electronics
7 1 (0.28%) Analytical Skills
7 1 (0.28%) Law
7 1 (0.28%) Presentation Skills
7 1 (0.28%) Public Sector
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 105 (28.93%) Node.js
2 71 (19.56%) AngularJS
3 49 (13.50%) Vue.js
4 41 (11.29%) RabbitMQ
5 39 (10.74%) HTML
6 37 (10.19%) React
7 29 (7.99%) CSS
8 28 (7.71%) .NET
9 25 (6.89%) Spring
10 23 (6.34%) Spring Boot
11 14 (3.86%) .NET Core
12 12 (3.31%) React Native
12 12 (3.31%) Web Services
13 11 (3.03%) HTML5
14 10 (2.75%) WebSockets
15 9 (2.48%) Kafka
16 8 (2.20%) ASP.NET Web API
17 5 (1.38%) RESTful
17 5 (1.38%) Spring Batch
17 5 (1.38%) Spring Security
Miscellaneous
1 49 (13.50%) Algorithms
1 49 (13.50%) Data Structures
2 41 (11.29%) Greenfield Project
3 17 (4.68%) Embedded Systems
4 15 (4.13%) Device Driver
5 11 (3.03%) Mobile App
6 9 (2.48%) Virtual Team
7 7 (1.93%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
8 3 (0.83%) Digital TV
8 3 (0.83%) MPEG
8 3 (0.83%) Self-Motivation
9 2 (0.55%) User Experience
10 1 (0.28%) Animation
10 1 (0.28%) Cloud Native
10 1 (0.28%) Cyberthreat
10 1 (0.28%) Enterprise Software
10 1 (0.28%) Internet of Things
10 1 (0.28%) Linked Data
10 1 (0.28%) Mobile Payment
10 1 (0.28%) Smart Home
Operating Systems
1 33 (9.09%) Linux
2 9 (2.48%) Android
2 9 (2.48%) Embedded Linux
3 4 (1.10%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 3 (0.83%) Windows
5 2 (0.55%) Unix
6 1 (0.28%) Apple iOS
6 1 (0.28%) FreeRTOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 362 (99.72%) Software Engineering
2 141 (38.84%) Agile Software Development
3 99 (27.27%) Continuous Integration
4 96 (26.45%) TDD
5 83 (22.87%) OO
6 77 (21.21%) DevOps
7 73 (20.11%) Mathematics
8 67 (18.46%) Unit Testing
9 61 (16.80%) OOP
10 55 (15.15%) Test Automation
11 50 (13.77%) Decision-Making
12 49 (13.50%) Don't repeat yourself (DRY)
12 49 (13.50%) SOLID
13 35 (9.64%) Microservices
14 24 (6.61%) Open Source
15 21 (5.79%) Scrum
16 20 (5.51%) Mentoring
17 16 (4.41%) Computer Science
18 15 (4.13%) MVC
18 15 (4.13%) Problem-Solving
Programming Languages
1 276 (76.03%) Java
2 180 (49.59%) SQL
3 174 (47.93%) Python
4 161 (44.35%) JavaScript
5 157 (43.25%) C#
6 110 (30.30%) C++
7 53 (14.60%) Ruby
8 51 (14.05%) Go
9 49 (13.50%) Kotlin
9 49 (13.50%) Scala
10 21 (5.79%) C
11 9 (2.48%) TypeScript
12 5 (1.38%) ES6
12 5 (1.38%) PHP
13 4 (1.10%) VB
14 3 (0.83%) Embedded C
15 2 (0.55%) Bash Shell
15 2 (0.55%) COBOL
15 2 (0.55%) Embedded C++
15 2 (0.55%) Fortran
Qualifications
1 121 (33.33%) Degree
2 72 (19.83%) Numerate Degree
3 6 (1.65%) SC Cleared
3 6 (1.65%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (0.55%) QA
System Software
1 84 (23.14%) Docker
2 9 (2.48%) Firmware
3 3 (0.83%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 71 (19.56%) Kubernetes
2 57 (15.70%) Terraform
3 31 (8.54%) Ansible
4 1 (0.28%) Cobbler
4 1 (0.28%) Opscode Chef
4 1 (0.28%) Puppet
Vendors
1 6 (1.65%) Google
2 5 (1.38%) Oracle
3 4 (1.10%) Microsoft
3 4 (1.10%) Red Hat
4 3 (0.83%) VMware
5 2 (0.55%) IBM
5 2 (0.55%) MuleSoft
5 2 (0.55%) OpenText
6 1 (0.28%) Atmel
6 1 (0.28%) New Relic
6 1 (0.28%) TIBCO
6 1 (0.28%) Xamarin
6 1 (0.28%) Zend