Period
to 5 July 2020

The median annual salary for a Software Engineer was £50,000 in advertised job vacancies in Yorkshire during the 6 months to 5 July 2020.

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
5 Jul 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 27 87 90
Rank change year-on-year +60 +3 -28
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Engineer 288 327 315
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in Yorkshire 7.12% 4.19% 3.18%
As % of the Job Titles category 7.41% 4.30% 3.28%
Number of salaries quoted 285 319 257
Median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% -
10th Percentile £40,000 £32,500 £31,250
90th Percentile £65,000 £67,500 £56,250
England median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year +4.76% +5.00% +11.11%

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 3,886 7,607 9,610
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.05% 97.38% 97.10%
Number of salaries quoted 3,312 6,176 8,142
Median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% - +3.03%
10th Percentile £27,500 £23,750 £25,750
90th Percentile £67,500 £62,500 £61,250
England median annual salary £55,000 £51,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year +6.80% +3.00% +5.26%

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 5 July 2020.

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 5 July 2020. 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 +30 199 £50,000 - 11
South Yorkshire +15 54 £50,000 +5.26% 5
North Yorkshire +78 31 £50,000 +11.11% 8
East Yorkshire +24 4 - -
Software Engineer
England

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

For the 6 months to 5 July 2020, 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.

1 268 (93.06%) Software Engineering
2 170 (59.03%) Agile Software Development
3 145 (50.35%) Java
4 101 (35.07%) DevOps
5 94 (32.64%) Python
6 92 (31.94%) JavaScript
7 88 (30.56%) SQL
8 84 (29.17%) C#
9 77 (26.74%) Microservices
10 66 (22.92%) .NET
11 64 (22.22%) Node.js
12 63 (21.88%) Continuous Integration
12 63 (21.88%) AngularJS
13 59 (20.49%) Git (software)
14 55 (19.10%) Scrum
15 53 (18.40%) TDD
16 51 (17.71%) C++
16 51 (17.71%) AWS
17 47 (16.32%) Open Source
18 43 (14.93%) Jenkins
19 42 (14.58%) Go
19 42 (14.58%) React
20 40 (13.89%) SDLC
20 40 (13.89%) Problem-Solving
20 40 (13.89%) CSS
21 37 (12.85%) OO
22 36 (12.50%) Scala
22 36 (12.50%) NoSQL
22 36 (12.50%) Spring
23 35 (12.15%) Test Automation

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 17 (5.90%) Confluence
2 14 (4.86%) Elasticsearch
3 12 (4.17%) nginx
4 4 (1.39%) CICS
5 3 (1.04%) CMS
6 1 (0.35%) Tomcat
Business Applications
1 1 (0.35%) Sage 200
1 1 (0.35%) Sage 50
Cloud Services
1 51 (17.71%) AWS
2 30 (10.42%) Azure
3 18 (6.25%) Serverless
4 13 (4.51%) GCP
5 9 (3.13%) AWS Lambda
6 7 (2.43%) Cloudflare
7 6 (2.08%) npm
8 5 (1.74%) GitHub
9 3 (1.04%) Amazon EC2
9 3 (1.04%) Amazon ECS
9 3 (1.04%) Amazon SQS
9 3 (1.04%) AWS Fargate
9 3 (1.04%) AWS Step Functions
10 1 (0.35%) Cloud Computing
10 1 (0.35%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 9 (3.13%) TCP/IP
2 6 (2.08%) Bluetooth
2 6 (2.08%) Ethernet
3 5 (1.74%) MQTT
3 5 (1.74%) Wi-Fi
4 4 (1.39%) Skype
5 3 (1.04%) AMQP
5 3 (1.04%) RTP
5 3 (1.04%) Unified Communications
5 3 (1.04%) Wireless
6 2 (0.69%) Broadband
6 2 (0.69%) Internet
6 2 (0.69%) RS-485
7 1 (0.35%) Modbus
7 1 (0.35%) ZigBee
7 1 (0.35%) Z-Wave
Database & Business Intelligence
1 36 (12.50%) NoSQL
2 24 (8.33%) SQL Server
3 16 (5.56%) PostgreSQL
4 14 (4.86%) Redis
5 7 (2.43%) Amazon DynamoDB
6 6 (2.08%) MySQL
7 5 (1.74%) Oracle Reports
8 1 (0.35%) Relational Database
8 1 (0.35%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 1 (0.35%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 59 (20.49%) Git (software)
2 43 (14.93%) Jenkins
3 30 (10.42%) Subversion
4 29 (10.07%) JIRA
5 24 (8.33%) Maven
6 19 (6.60%) JUnit
6 19 (6.60%) Selenium
7 14 (4.86%) Mercurial
7 14 (4.86%) SoapUI
8 9 (3.13%) WebDriver
9 8 (2.78%) MSTest
9 8 (2.78%) NUnit
10 7 (2.43%) Atlassian Bamboo
10 7 (2.43%) IBM UrbanCode
10 7 (2.43%) SpecFlow
10 7 (2.43%) webpack
11 6 (2.08%) Babel
11 6 (2.08%) Eclipse
11 6 (2.08%) Travis CI
12 5 (1.74%) Bitbucket
General
1 33 (11.46%) Finance
2 16 (5.56%) Banking
3 12 (4.17%) Manufacturing
4 10 (3.47%) Automotive
4 10 (3.47%) Marketing
5 7 (2.43%) Retail Banking
6 5 (1.74%) Retail
7 4 (1.39%) Games
8 3 (1.04%) Electronics
8 3 (1.04%) Financial Institution
8 3 (1.04%) Military
9 1 (0.35%) Advertising
9 1 (0.35%) Front Office
9 1 (0.35%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 66 (22.92%) .NET
2 64 (22.22%) Node.js
3 63 (21.88%) AngularJS
4 42 (14.58%) React
5 40 (13.89%) CSS
6 36 (12.50%) Spring
7 31 (10.76%) RESTful
8 30 (10.42%) REST
9 28 (9.72%) Spring Boot
10 26 (9.03%) HTML
11 22 (7.64%) jQuery
12 19 (6.60%) .NET Framework
13 17 (5.90%) Web Services
14 16 (5.56%) ASP.NET
14 16 (5.56%) SOAP
15 14 (4.86%) RabbitMQ
15 14 (4.86%) Vue.js
16 13 (4.51%) XML
17 12 (4.17%) .NET Core
18 11 (3.82%) Jest
Miscellaneous
1 25 (8.68%) Analytical Skills
2 21 (7.29%) Data Structures
3 20 (6.94%) Greenfield Project
4 19 (6.60%) Mainframe
5 15 (5.21%) Algorithms
6 11 (3.82%) User Experience
7 8 (2.78%) Mobile App
7 8 (2.78%) Self-Motivation
8 7 (2.43%) Cloud Native
9 6 (2.08%) Embedded Systems
10 3 (1.04%) Device Driver
10 3 (1.04%) e-Learning
10 3 (1.04%) Enterprise Software
11 2 (0.69%) Cyber Defence
11 2 (0.69%) iSeries
12 1 (0.35%) Data Centre
12 1 (0.35%) Internet of Things
12 1 (0.35%) IVR
12 1 (0.35%) Management Information System
12 1 (0.35%) VUI
Operating Systems
1 22 (7.64%) Windows
2 16 (5.56%) Linux
3 13 (4.51%) Android
3 13 (4.51%) Apple iOS
4 11 (3.82%) Windows Server
5 4 (1.39%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 268 (93.06%) Software Engineering
2 170 (59.03%) Agile Software Development
3 101 (35.07%) DevOps
4 77 (26.74%) Microservices
5 63 (21.88%) Continuous Integration
6 55 (19.10%) Scrum
7 53 (18.40%) TDD
8 47 (16.32%) Open Source
9 40 (13.89%) Problem-Solving
9 40 (13.89%) SDLC
10 37 (12.85%) OO
11 35 (12.15%) Test Automation
12 25 (8.68%) MVC
13 23 (7.99%) Kanban
14 21 (7.29%) Unit Testing
15 16 (5.56%) Waterfall
16 15 (5.21%) Configuration Management
17 14 (4.86%) Collaborative Working
17 14 (4.86%) Decision-Making
17 14 (4.86%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 145 (50.35%) Java
2 94 (32.64%) Python
3 92 (31.94%) JavaScript
4 88 (30.56%) SQL
5 84 (29.17%) C#
6 51 (17.71%) C++
7 42 (14.58%) Go
8 36 (12.50%) Scala
9 22 (7.64%) C
10 16 (5.56%) PL/SQL
11 15 (5.21%) Kotlin
12 11 (3.82%) Groovy
12 11 (3.82%) PHP
13 10 (3.47%) Java 8
14 8 (2.78%) T-SQL
15 7 (2.43%) COBOL
15 7 (2.43%) JCL
15 7 (2.43%) REXX
15 7 (2.43%) Ruby
15 7 (2.43%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 25 (8.68%) Degree
2 8 (2.78%) Computer Science Degree
3 7 (2.43%) PhD
4 4 (1.39%) MCP
5 3 (1.04%) Microsoft Certification
6 1 (0.35%) DBS Check
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 22 (7.64%) QA
System Software
1 21 (7.29%) Docker
2 3 (1.04%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 22 (7.64%) Kubernetes
2 17 (5.90%) Terraform
3 10 (3.47%) Ansible
4 7 (2.43%) CA Service Virtualization
Vendors
1 26 (9.03%) Oracle
2 14 (4.86%) IBM
3 13 (4.51%) Microsoft
4 12 (4.17%) Autodesk
4 12 (4.17%) Unisys
5 9 (3.13%) Google
6 7 (2.43%) CA
7 6 (2.08%) Perforce
8 4 (1.39%) NVIDIA
9 3 (1.04%) Xamarin
10 1 (0.35%) Sage
10 1 (0.35%) Xero