Period
to 22 January 2018

The median annual salary for a Software Engineer was £50,000 in advertised job vacancies in Yorkshire during the 6 months to 22 January 2018.

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
22 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 88 75 96
Rank change year-on-year -13 +21 +67
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Engineer 283 380 364
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire 2.93% 3.55% 2.88%
As % of the Job Titles category 3.00% 3.64% 2.96%
Number of salaries quoted 261 373 324
Yorkshire median annual salary £50,000 £42,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +17.65% - +6.25%
10th Percentile £36,250 £28,350 £28,750
90th Percentile £60,000 £57,500 £55,000
England median annual salary £50,000 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +11.11% - +5.88%

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 9,423 10,448 12,305
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 97.66% 97.69% 97.41%
Number of salaries quoted 7,996 8,845 10,152
Yorkshire median annual salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.00% - +6.67%
10th Percentile £25,750 £24,250 £25,000
90th Percentile £60,000 £60,000 £60,000
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year +5.26% - +5.56%

Software Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in Yorkshire

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

Job vacancy trend for Software Engineer in Yorkshire

Software Engineer
Salary Trend in Yorkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Software Engineer in Yorkshire.

Salary trend for Software Engineer in Yorkshire

Software Engineer
Salary Histogram in Yorkshire

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Software Engineer in Yorkshire over the 6 months to 22 January 2018.

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 22 January 2018. 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 -12 194 £50,000 +11.11% 31
South Yorkshire +2 60 £45,000 +5.88% 24
North Yorkshire -14 24 £50,000 +20.48% 17
East Yorkshire +1 2 £29,250 -10.00% 5
Software Engineer
England

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

For the 6 months to 22 January 2018, Software Engineer job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Yorkshire region featuring Software Engineer in the job title.

1 275 (97.17%) Software Engineering
2 160 (56.54%) Agile Software Development
3 159 (56.18%) Java
4 113 (39.93%) SQL
5 97 (34.28%) JavaScript
6 90 (31.80%) C#
7 87 (30.74%) Scrum
8 86 (30.39%) OO
9 68 (24.03%) React
10 67 (23.67%) C++
10 67 (23.67%) HTML
11 66 (23.32%) .NET
12 64 (22.61%) Continuous Integration
13 59 (20.85%) Git (software)
13 59 (20.85%) PHP
14 58 (20.49%) RESTful
14 58 (20.49%) Node.js
15 50 (17.67%) Subversion
15 50 (17.67%) CSS
15 50 (17.67%) Web Services
16 46 (16.25%) WPF
17 43 (15.19%) WCF
17 43 (15.19%) Spring
17 43 (15.19%) TDD
17 43 (15.19%) Docker
17 43 (15.19%) AngularJS
18 40 (14.13%) Mentoring
19 39 (13.78%) Degree
20 38 (13.43%) Linux
21 36 (12.72%) 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 29 (10.25%) Tomcat
2 5 (1.77%) Apache
3 3 (1.06%) Apache ServiceMix
4 2 (0.71%) CMS
4 2 (0.71%) Confluence
4 2 (0.71%) Elasticsearch
5 1 (0.35%) NServiceBus
5 1 (0.35%) OpenEdge
Applications
1 1 (0.35%) Simulink
Business Applications
1 2 (0.71%) Visualfiles
2 1 (0.35%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 14 (4.95%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (1.41%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (0.71%) SaaS
4 1 (0.35%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 5 (1.77%) Internet
2 4 (1.41%) Wireless
3 3 (1.06%) TCP/IP
4 2 (0.71%) Broadband
4 2 (0.71%) HTTP
5 1 (0.35%) Bluetooth
5 1 (0.35%) RS-232
5 1 (0.35%) SMS
5 1 (0.35%) TETRA
5 1 (0.35%) Wi-Fi
5 1 (0.35%) ZigBee
5 1 (0.35%) Z-Wave
Database & Business Intelligence
1 35 (12.37%) MySQL
2 33 (11.66%) NoSQL
3 28 (9.89%) MongoDB
4 14 (4.95%) PostgreSQL
5 11 (3.89%) SQL Server
6 10 (3.53%) Relational Database
7 7 (2.47%) Redis
8 6 (2.12%) Big Data
9 3 (1.06%) Ingres
10 2 (0.71%) Couchbase
10 2 (0.71%) Hadoop
11 1 (0.35%) Adabas
11 1 (0.35%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 59 (20.85%) Git (software)
2 50 (17.67%) Subversion
3 27 (9.54%) Mercurial
4 23 (8.13%) Visual Studio
5 22 (7.77%) JIRA
5 22 (7.77%) MSTest
5 22 (7.77%) NUnit
6 15 (5.30%) Android Studio
6 15 (5.30%) Eclipse
7 14 (4.95%) Cucumber
7 14 (4.95%) Jenkins
8 9 (3.18%) Maven
9 8 (2.83%) Selenium
10 7 (2.47%) WebDriver
11 6 (2.12%) SoapUI
12 5 (1.77%) PHPUnit
13 4 (1.41%) JUnit
13 4 (1.41%) Team Foundation Server
14 3 (1.06%) Octopus Deploy
14 3 (1.06%) TeamCity
General
1 28 (9.89%) Finance
2 26 (9.19%) Electronics
3 22 (7.77%) Games
4 18 (6.36%) Telecoms
5 3 (1.06%) Automotive
5 3 (1.06%) Manufacturing
6 2 (0.71%) Banking
7 1 (0.35%) Advertising
7 1 (0.35%) Legal
7 1 (0.35%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 68 (24.03%) React
2 67 (23.67%) HTML
3 66 (23.32%) .NET
4 58 (20.49%) Node.js
4 58 (20.49%) RESTful
5 50 (17.67%) CSS
5 50 (17.67%) Web Services
6 46 (16.25%) WPF
7 43 (15.19%) AngularJS
7 43 (15.19%) Spring
7 43 (15.19%) WCF
8 35 (12.37%) ASP.NET
8 35 (12.37%) SOAP
9 31 (10.95%) XML
10 28 (9.89%) jQuery
11 23 (8.13%) Kafka
11 23 (8.13%) RabbitMQ
12 22 (7.77%) LINQ
12 22 (7.77%) Silverlight
12 22 (7.77%) WF
Miscellaneous
1 20 (7.07%) Algorithms
2 19 (6.71%) Data Structures
3 17 (6.01%) Computer Science
4 15 (5.30%) Digital TV
5 12 (4.24%) Enterprise Software
6 10 (3.53%) Greenfield Project
7 8 (2.83%) Mobile App
8 5 (1.77%) Linux Command Line
9 4 (1.41%) User Experience
9 4 (1.41%) Video\Live Streaming
10 3 (1.06%) Embedded Systems
11 2 (0.71%) CCTV
11 2 (0.71%) Media Streaming
11 2 (0.71%) PMI
12 1 (0.35%) 3D Graphics
12 1 (0.35%) BBC
12 1 (0.35%) iPhone
12 1 (0.35%) Robotics
12 1 (0.35%) STB
12 1 (0.35%) Video on Demand
Operating Systems
1 38 (13.43%) Linux
2 26 (9.19%) Windows
3 25 (8.83%) Android
4 15 (5.30%) Windows Embedded Compact
5 8 (2.83%) Apple iOS
6 2 (0.71%) Mac OS X
6 2 (0.71%) Unix
7 1 (0.35%) Embedded Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 275 (97.17%) Software Engineering
2 160 (56.54%) Agile Software Development
3 87 (30.74%) Scrum
4 86 (30.39%) OO
5 64 (22.61%) Continuous Integration
6 43 (15.19%) TDD
7 40 (14.13%) Mentoring
8 36 (12.72%) Test Automation
9 34 (12.01%) Pair Programming
10 30 (10.60%) SDLC
11 28 (9.89%) BDD
11 28 (9.89%) DSDM
11 28 (9.89%) RUP
12 24 (8.48%) E-Commerce
12 24 (8.48%) Kanban
12 24 (8.48%) MVVM
13 23 (8.13%) DevOps
14 22 (7.77%) Front End Development
14 22 (7.77%) High Availability
14 22 (7.77%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 159 (56.18%) Java
2 113 (39.93%) SQL
3 97 (34.28%) JavaScript
4 90 (31.80%) C#
5 67 (23.67%) C++
6 59 (20.85%) PHP
7 32 (11.31%) Python
8 26 (9.19%) T-SQL
9 23 (8.13%) PL/SQL
10 16 (5.65%) Kotlin
11 15 (5.30%) C
12 9 (3.18%) Java 9
12 9 (3.18%) Ruby
13 6 (2.12%) Embedded C
14 5 (1.77%) Embedded C++
15 4 (1.41%) Apex Code
15 4 (1.41%) Scala
15 4 (1.41%) VB
16 2 (0.71%) Groovy
16 2 (0.71%) VB6
Qualifications
1 39 (13.78%) Degree
2 12 (4.24%) Computer Science Degree
3 2 (0.71%) PhD
3 2 (0.71%) PMI Certification
4 1 (0.35%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (1.06%) QA
2 2 (0.71%) MISRA
3 1 (0.35%) ISO 26262
3 1 (0.35%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (0.35%) MISRA C
3 1 (0.35%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 43 (15.19%) Docker
2 4 (1.41%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 32 (11.31%) Opscode Chef
2 10 (3.53%) Ansible
3 8 (2.83%) Puppet
4 4 (1.41%) Kubernetes
5 3 (1.06%) Graphite
5 3 (1.06%) Packer
6 1 (0.35%) Docker Swarm
6 1 (0.35%) Mesos
6 1 (0.35%) Rancher
6 1 (0.35%) Terraform
Vendors
1 13 (4.59%) Zend
2 9 (3.18%) Microsoft
3 7 (2.47%) Salesforce.com
4 6 (2.12%) Oracle
5 3 (1.06%) Red Hat
5 3 (1.06%) Splunk
6 2 (0.71%) Atlassian
6 2 (0.71%) Twitter
6 2 (0.71%) VMware
7 1 (0.35%) Progress
7 1 (0.35%) Sitecore
7 1 (0.35%) Virgin Media
7 1 (0.35%) Xamarin