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The median annual salary for a Software Engineer was £55,000 in advertised job vacancies in Yorkshire during the 6 months to 18 May 2022.

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
18 May 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 44 34 38
Rank change year-on-year -10 +4 +26
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Engineer 384 358 276
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in Yorkshire 5.32% 6.95% 5.81%
As % of the Job Titles category 5.60% 7.36% 6.04%
Number of salaries quoted 249 333 251
10th Percentile £37,500 £40,000 £38,750
25th Percentile £47,500 £45,000 £42,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £55,000 £54,000 £50,000
Median % change year-on-year +1.85% +8.00% +5.26%
75th Percentile £66,250 £65,000 £60,000
90th Percentile £69,000 - £67,500
England median annual salary £65,000 £57,500 £55,000
% change year-on-year +13.04% +4.55% +6.28%

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 6,852 4,864 4,569
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.92% 94.37% 96.11%
Number of salaries quoted 4,446 4,043 3,937
10th Percentile £28,189 £28,050 £27,000
25th Percentile £37,500 £36,250 £34,500
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 £60,000 £57,500
90th Percentile £80,000 £68,750 £67,500
England median annual salary £60,000 £55,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year +9.09% - +4.76%

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 18 May 2022.

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 18 May 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 -17 226 £55,000 +4.76% 22
South Yorkshire -3 109 £57,500 +4.55% 3
North Yorkshire +3 40 £52,500 +16.67% 3
East Yorkshire - 10 £34,000 -
Software Engineer
England

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

For the 6 months to 18 May 2022, Software Engineer job roles required the following 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.

1 381 (99.22%) Software Engineering
2 245 (63.80%) Agile
3 215 (55.99%) Java
4 162 (42.19%) AWS
5 146 (38.02%) React
6 141 (36.72%) JavaScript
7 138 (35.94%) DevOps
8 136 (35.42%) Docker
9 125 (32.55%) Python
10 124 (32.29%) Social Skills
11 123 (32.03%) Azure
12 111 (28.91%) Degree
13 100 (26.04%) TDD
14 99 (25.78%) Kubernetes
15 96 (25.00%) Test Automation
16 93 (24.22%) .NET
17 92 (23.96%) Git (software)
18 91 (23.70%) C#
19 82 (21.35%) Continuous Integration
19 82 (21.35%) AngularJS
20 81 (21.09%) AWS CloudFormation
21 79 (20.57%) SQL
22 77 (20.05%) OO
23 73 (19.01%) Scrum
24 69 (17.97%) Go
25 66 (17.19%) Microservices
25 66 (17.19%) Terraform
26 61 (15.89%) Computer Science
27 60 (15.63%) Scala
28 59 (15.36%) Problem-Solving

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 20 (5.21%) Confluence
2 12 (3.13%) OpenStack
3 10 (2.60%) CMS
3 10 (2.60%) JBoss
3 10 (2.60%) Umbraco
3 10 (2.60%) WebSphere
3 10 (2.60%) WebSphere Application Server
4 5 (1.30%) Apache Spark
4 5 (1.30%) Elasticsearch
5 4 (1.04%) SharePoint
6 2 (0.52%) Apache
7 1 (0.26%) IIS
7 1 (0.26%) WildFly
Applications
1 1 (0.26%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 4 (1.04%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 162 (42.19%) AWS
2 123 (32.03%) Azure
3 81 (21.09%) AWS CloudFormation
4 53 (13.80%) GCP
5 27 (7.03%) Serverless
6 24 (6.25%) AWS Lambda
7 19 (4.95%) Amazon EC2
8 16 (4.17%) Amazon ECS
9 14 (3.65%) OpenShift
10 13 (3.39%) SaaS
11 12 (3.13%) Amazon Kinesis
11 12 (3.13%) Amazon SQS
12 6 (1.56%) Amazon S3
13 5 (1.30%) Amazon EKS
14 4 (1.04%) GitHub
15 3 (0.78%) GitHub Actions
16 2 (0.52%) Apigee
16 2 (0.52%) Matillion
16 2 (0.52%) Snowflake
17 1 (0.26%) AWS IoT
Communications & Networking
1 5 (1.30%) DKIM
1 5 (1.30%) DMARC
1 5 (1.30%) DNS
2 4 (1.04%) Broadband
3 3 (0.78%) Internet
4 2 (0.52%) DLNA
4 2 (0.52%) MQTT
4 2 (0.52%) TCP/IP
4 2 (0.52%) UPnP
4 2 (0.52%) Wi-Fi
5 1 (0.26%) FTP
5 1 (0.26%) Intranet
5 1 (0.26%) RFID
Database & Business Intelligence
1 50 (13.02%) NoSQL
2 28 (7.29%) MySQL
3 23 (5.99%) Amazon DynamoDB
4 19 (4.95%) PostgreSQL
5 17 (4.43%) Amazon RDS
6 16 (4.17%) SQL Server
7 11 (2.86%) Big Data
8 10 (2.60%) Amazon Aurora
8 10 (2.60%) Metadata
9 7 (1.82%) Apache Cassandra
10 5 (1.30%) Redis
11 2 (0.52%) Data Warehouse
12 1 (0.26%) Azure SQL Database
12 1 (0.26%) MongoDB
12 1 (0.26%) Relational Database
12 1 (0.26%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 92 (23.96%) Git (software)
2 58 (15.10%) Subversion
3 39 (10.16%) Mercurial
4 29 (7.55%) JIRA
5 18 (4.69%) Jenkins
6 12 (3.13%) Selenium
7 11 (2.86%) Visual Studio
8 10 (2.60%) SpecFlow
9 8 (2.08%) Postman
10 7 (1.82%) GitLab
10 7 (1.82%) webpack
11 6 (1.56%) git-flow
11 6 (1.56%) Grunt
11 6 (1.56%) gulp
11 6 (1.56%) Jasmine
11 6 (1.56%) Karma Test Runner
12 5 (1.30%) GoogleTest
13 4 (1.04%) Octopus Deploy
13 4 (1.04%) Team Foundation Server
14 3 (0.78%) SonarQube
General
1 124 (32.29%) Social Skills
2 43 (11.20%) Analytical Skills
3 42 (10.94%) Finance
4 36 (9.38%) Games
5 24 (6.25%) Inclusion and Diversity
6 22 (5.73%) Public Sector
7 13 (3.39%) Tech for Good
8 10 (2.60%) Retail
9 9 (2.34%) Manufacturing
10 8 (2.08%) Banking
10 8 (2.08%) Marketing
10 8 (2.08%) Pharmaceutical
11 6 (1.56%) Influencing Skills
12 5 (1.30%) Retail Banking
13 4 (1.04%) Electronics
14 3 (0.78%) Aviation
15 2 (0.52%) Automotive
15 2 (0.52%) Telecoms
16 1 (0.26%) Law
16 1 (0.26%) Online Betting
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 146 (38.02%) React
2 93 (24.22%) .NET
3 82 (21.35%) AngularJS
4 56 (14.58%) CSS
5 55 (14.32%) HTML
5 55 (14.32%) Vue.js
6 49 (12.76%) Node.js
7 33 (8.59%) Sass
8 31 (8.07%) .NET Core
9 28 (7.29%) Spring
10 26 (6.77%) .NET Framework
11 24 (6.25%) RESTful
12 22 (5.73%) Spring Boot
13 21 (5.47%) Kafka
14 19 (4.95%) GraphQL
15 14 (3.65%) Apache NiFi
16 13 (3.39%) REST
17 12 (3.13%) Java EE
18 10 (2.60%) ASP.NET
18 10 (2.60%) Semantic HTML
Miscellaneous
1 52 (13.54%) Algorithms
2 47 (12.24%) Greenfield Project
3 46 (11.98%) Data Structures
4 27 (7.03%) User Experience
5 25 (6.51%) Mobile App
6 21 (5.47%) Cyberattack
7 20 (5.21%) Cyber Defence
8 13 (3.39%) Cloud Native
8 13 (3.39%) Data Centre
8 13 (3.39%) Digital TV
8 13 (3.39%) Smart Meter
8 13 (3.39%) Smartphone
9 12 (3.13%) NHS
9 12 (3.13%) Social Media
10 10 (2.60%) Media Streaming
11 8 (2.08%) Driving Licence
12 7 (1.82%) Enterprise Software
12 7 (1.82%) Virtual Team
13 6 (1.56%) 3D Graphics
13 6 (1.56%) Data Protection Act
Operating Systems
1 30 (7.81%) Linux
2 15 (3.91%) Android
3 8 (2.08%) Windows
4 6 (1.56%) Apple iOS
5 4 (1.04%) Unix
6 2 (0.52%) Embedded Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 381 (99.22%) Software Engineering
2 245 (63.80%) Agile
3 138 (35.94%) DevOps
4 100 (26.04%) TDD
5 96 (25.00%) Test Automation
6 82 (21.35%) Continuous Integration
7 77 (20.05%) OO
8 73 (19.01%) Scrum
9 66 (17.19%) Microservices
10 61 (15.89%) Computer Science
11 59 (15.36%) Problem-Solving
12 54 (14.06%) Unit Testing
13 43 (11.20%) Decision-Making
14 42 (10.94%) CI/CD
15 37 (9.64%) SOLID
16 32 (8.33%) Project Management
17 31 (8.07%) Mathematics
17 31 (8.07%) OOP
18 29 (7.55%) Full Stack Development
18 29 (7.55%) Open Source
Programming Languages
1 215 (55.99%) Java
2 141 (36.72%) JavaScript
3 125 (32.55%) Python
4 91 (23.70%) C#
5 79 (20.57%) SQL
6 69 (17.97%) Go
7 60 (15.63%) Scala
8 57 (14.84%) C++
9 55 (14.32%) Kotlin
10 44 (11.46%) TypeScript
11 31 (8.07%) Ruby
12 21 (5.47%) C
13 13 (3.39%) Perl
14 11 (2.86%) PL/SQL
15 9 (2.34%) ES6
16 8 (2.08%) PHP
17 6 (1.56%) Apple Swift
17 6 (1.56%) Bash
18 4 (1.04%) PowerShell
18 4 (1.04%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 111 (28.91%) Degree
2 37 (9.64%) Computer Science Degree
3 28 (7.29%) Security Cleared
4 27 (7.03%) SC Cleared
5 6 (1.56%) Master's Degree
6 1 (0.26%) AWS Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (3.91%) QA
2 5 (1.30%) Accessibility
System Software
1 136 (35.42%) Docker
Systems Management
1 99 (25.78%) Kubernetes
2 66 (17.19%) Terraform
3 6 (1.56%) Puppet
4 5 (1.30%) Kibana
5 1 (0.26%) Istio
Vendors
1 27 (7.03%) Microsoft
2 12 (3.13%) Google
2 12 (3.13%) Xamarin
3 9 (2.34%) SAP
4 8 (2.08%) IBM
5 7 (1.82%) ANSYS
5 7 (1.82%) Bloomberg
6 6 (1.56%) Twitter
7 4 (1.04%) Oracle
7 4 (1.04%) Salesforce.com
7 4 (1.04%) Sitecore
8 2 (0.52%) Zend
9 1 (0.26%) Brio
9 1 (0.26%) DevExpress
9 1 (0.26%) ServiceNow