Period
to 19 October 2021

The median annual salary for a Software Engineer was £55,000 in advertised job vacancies in Yorkshire during the 6 months to 19 October 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
19 Oct 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 24 19 96
Rank change year-on-year -5 +77 -11
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Engineer 522 281 253
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in Yorkshire 7.78% 10.40% 3.64%
As % of the Job Titles category 8.33% 10.72% 3.74%
Number of salaries quoted 367 255 220
10th Percentile £42,500 £40,000 £32,375
25th Percentile £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
Median % change year-on-year +4.76% +5.00% +11.11%
75th Percentile £65,000 £60,000 £60,500
90th Percentile £67,500 £65,000 £75,000
England median annual salary £63,750 £57,500 £52,500
% change year-on-year +10.87% +9.52% +5.00%

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 6,269 2,621 6,773
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 93.43% 97.00% 97.36%
Number of salaries quoted 4,873 2,298 5,497
10th Percentile £29,000 £31,250 £23,750
25th Percentile £37,500 £36,250 £32,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £47,500 £45,000 £42,500
Median % change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% -
75th Percentile £63,750 £57,500 £55,000
90th Percentile £75,000 £65,000 £64,850
England median annual salary £57,500 £55,000 £52,000
% change year-on-year +4.55% +5.77% +4.00%

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 19 October 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 19 October 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 -4 307 £55,000 +4.76% 43
South Yorkshire -3 177 £55,000 +10.00% 19
North Yorkshire -38 26 £50,000 +5.26% 9
Software Engineer
England

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

For the 6 months to 19 October 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.

1 522 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 344 (65.90%) Java
3 228 (43.68%) Agile Software Development
4 186 (35.63%) JavaScript
5 182 (34.87%) AWS
6 176 (33.72%) Python
7 164 (31.42%) SQL
8 161 (30.84%) Kubernetes
8 161 (30.84%) React
9 158 (30.27%) Docker
9 158 (30.27%) C#
10 148 (28.35%) Continuous Integration
11 140 (26.82%) NoSQL
11 140 (26.82%) Kotlin
12 134 (25.67%) DevOps
13 132 (25.29%) Git (software)
14 131 (25.10%) Node.js
15 129 (24.71%) TDD
16 122 (23.37%) Test Automation
17 114 (21.84%) C++
18 105 (20.11%) Degree
19 95 (18.20%) Microservices
20 94 (18.01%) Scala
20 94 (18.01%) Kafka
21 86 (16.48%) Social Skills
22 85 (16.28%) CSS
23 84 (16.09%) OO
24 82 (15.71%) Subversion
25 80 (15.33%) HTML
26 79 (15.13%) Mercurial

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 34 (6.51%) nginx
2 33 (6.32%) Elasticsearch
3 10 (1.92%) Confluence
4 3 (0.57%) Apache
5 1 (0.19%) IIS
Applications
1 1 (0.19%) Microsoft Excel
Cloud Services
1 182 (34.87%) AWS
2 73 (13.98%) Azure
3 57 (10.92%) AWS CloudFormation
4 53 (10.15%) GCP
5 31 (5.94%) AWS Lambda
5 31 (5.94%) Serverless
6 18 (3.45%) PaaS
7 15 (2.87%) Amazon S3
8 12 (2.30%) Amazon Kinesis
9 8 (1.53%) Apigee
9 8 (1.53%) OpenShift
9 8 (1.53%) SaaS
10 6 (1.15%) Amazon SQS
10 6 (1.15%) AWS Fargate
11 4 (0.77%) Cloud Computing
12 3 (0.57%) npm
13 1 (0.19%) Amazon EC2
13 1 (0.19%) BrowserStack
13 1 (0.19%) IaaS
13 1 (0.19%) NuGet
Communications & Networking
1 31 (5.94%) Broadband
2 23 (4.41%) Bluetooth
2 23 (4.41%) Ethernet
2 23 (4.41%) MQTT
2 23 (4.41%) TCP/IP
2 23 (4.41%) Wi-Fi
2 23 (4.41%) Wireless
3 18 (3.45%) HTTP
4 10 (1.92%) Internet
5 3 (0.57%) VoIP
6 2 (0.38%) Network Security
6 2 (0.38%) RFID
Database & Business Intelligence
1 140 (26.82%) NoSQL
2 71 (13.60%) MySQL
3 64 (12.26%) Redis
4 51 (9.77%) Big Data
5 34 (6.51%) PostgreSQL
6 22 (4.21%) MongoDB
7 20 (3.83%) Amazon DynamoDB
8 12 (2.30%) Relational Database
9 8 (1.53%) SQL Server
10 6 (1.15%) Amazon RDS
11 2 (0.38%) SQL Server 2012
11 2 (0.38%) SQL Server 2014
11 2 (0.38%) SQL Server 2016
12 1 (0.19%) Data Warehouse
12 1 (0.19%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 1 (0.19%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 1 (0.19%) Tableau
Development Applications
1 132 (25.29%) Git (software)
2 82 (15.71%) Subversion
3 79 (15.13%) Mercurial
4 75 (14.37%) Jenkins
5 23 (4.41%) Babel
5 23 (4.41%) webpack
6 16 (3.07%) JIRA
7 12 (2.30%) Selenium
8 10 (1.92%) CocoaPods
8 10 (1.92%) SpecFlow
8 10 (1.92%) Xcode
9 9 (1.72%) GitLab
9 9 (1.72%) Postman
10 8 (1.53%) Katalon Studio
11 7 (1.34%) Appium
11 7 (1.34%) SoapUI
12 4 (0.77%) Team Foundation Server
13 3 (0.57%) git-flow
13 3 (0.57%) MSTest
14 2 (0.38%) Gradle
General
1 86 (16.48%) Social Skills
2 36 (6.90%) Games
3 16 (3.07%) Finance
4 15 (2.87%) Banking
5 12 (2.30%) Retail
6 9 (1.72%) Marketing
7 8 (1.53%) Military
8 3 (0.57%) Analytical Skills
8 3 (0.57%) Telecoms
9 2 (0.38%) Law
9 2 (0.38%) Retail Banking
10 1 (0.19%) Advertising
10 1 (0.19%) Automotive
10 1 (0.19%) Electronics
10 1 (0.19%) Presentation Skills
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 161 (30.84%) React
2 131 (25.10%) Node.js
3 94 (18.01%) Kafka
4 85 (16.28%) CSS
5 80 (15.33%) HTML
6 69 (13.22%) AngularJS
7 60 (11.49%) Vue.js
8 53 (10.15%) GraphQL
9 47 (9.00%) Spring
10 36 (6.90%) RabbitMQ
11 34 (6.51%) .NET
12 31 (5.94%) Akka
13 30 (5.75%) RESTful
14 27 (5.17%) Spring Boot
15 24 (4.60%) Web Services
16 23 (4.41%) Redux
17 18 (3.45%) .NET Framework
18 15 (2.87%) Next.js
19 13 (2.49%) REST
19 13 (2.49%) Spring Cloud
Miscellaneous
1 55 (10.54%) User Experience
2 53 (10.15%) Algorithms
3 52 (9.96%) Data Structures
4 50 (9.58%) Enterprise Software
5 37 (7.09%) Greenfield Project
6 32 (6.13%) Mobile App
7 24 (4.60%) Embedded Systems
7 24 (4.60%) Legacy Systems
8 23 (4.41%) Device Driver
9 21 (4.02%) Legacy Code
10 14 (2.68%) Virtual Team
11 8 (1.53%) Cyberattack
12 4 (0.77%) Self-Motivation
13 3 (0.57%) Cyberthreat
13 3 (0.57%) Public Cloud
14 2 (0.38%) Data Protection Act
14 2 (0.38%) Mobile Payment
14 2 (0.38%) NHS
14 2 (0.38%) Reference Data
14 2 (0.38%) Reinsurance
Operating Systems
1 43 (8.24%) Linux
2 25 (4.79%) Android
3 19 (3.64%) Apple iOS
4 17 (3.26%) Windows
5 3 (0.57%) Embedded Linux
6 1 (0.19%) AIX
6 1 (0.19%) Unix
6 1 (0.19%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 522 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 228 (43.68%) Agile Software Development
3 148 (28.35%) Continuous Integration
4 134 (25.67%) DevOps
5 129 (24.71%) TDD
6 122 (23.37%) Test Automation
7 95 (18.20%) Microservices
8 84 (16.09%) OO
9 70 (13.41%) Unit Testing
10 60 (11.49%) SOLID
11 58 (11.11%) Mathematics
12 56 (10.73%) Decision-Making
13 46 (8.81%) Don't repeat yourself (DRY)
13 46 (8.81%) OOP
14 43 (8.24%) Scrum
15 39 (7.47%) Mentoring
16 29 (5.56%) Open Source
17 27 (5.17%) Software Testing
18 26 (4.98%) Computer Science
18 26 (4.98%) Full Stack Development
Programming Languages
1 344 (65.90%) Java
2 186 (35.63%) JavaScript
3 176 (33.72%) Python
4 164 (31.42%) SQL
5 158 (30.27%) C#
6 140 (26.82%) Kotlin
7 114 (21.84%) C++
8 94 (18.01%) Scala
9 75 (14.37%) Go
10 57 (10.92%) PHP
11 52 (9.96%) Ruby
12 43 (8.24%) TypeScript
13 27 (5.17%) C
14 13 (2.49%) Apple Swift
15 11 (2.11%) Objective-C
16 9 (1.72%) VB
17 4 (0.77%) Bash Shell
18 3 (0.57%) PowerShell
19 2 (0.38%) Embedded C
19 2 (0.38%) ES6
Qualifications
1 105 (20.11%) Degree
2 51 (9.77%) Numerate Degree
3 3 (0.57%) SC Cleared
3 3 (0.57%) Security Cleared
4 1 (0.19%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (1.34%) QA
2 1 (0.19%) Accessibility
System Software
1 158 (30.27%) Docker
2 23 (4.41%) Firmware
3 10 (1.92%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 161 (30.84%) Kubernetes
2 65 (12.45%) Terraform
3 31 (5.94%) Prometheus
4 30 (5.75%) Graphite
4 30 (5.75%) Opscode Chef
5 27 (5.17%) Ansible
6 1 (0.19%) Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 22 (4.21%) Oracle
2 17 (3.26%) Google
3 14 (2.68%) Splunk
4 10 (1.92%) Microsoft
4 10 (1.92%) VMware
5 4 (0.77%) Xamarin
6 3 (0.57%) Apple
7 2 (0.38%) IBM
7 2 (0.38%) SAP
8 1 (0.19%) Alteryx
8 1 (0.19%) ANSYS
8 1 (0.19%) Blackboard
8 1 (0.19%) Bloomberg
8 1 (0.19%) Brio
8 1 (0.19%) Intel
8 1 (0.19%) MuleSoft
8 1 (0.19%) OpenText
8 1 (0.19%) Zend