Period
to 21 April 2019

The median annual salary for a Software Engineer was £45,000 in advertised job vacancies in Yorkshire during the 6 months to 21 April 2019.

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
21 Apr 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 54 93 57
Rank change year-on-year +39 -36 +75
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Engineer 343 292 472
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire 4.54% 2.81% 4.45%
As % of the Job Titles category 4.66% 2.88% 4.55%
Number of salaries quoted 326 240 439
Yorkshire median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.88% -1.16%
10th Percentile £36,250 £32,375 £29,850
90th Percentile £60,875 £58,750 £60,000
England median annual salary £51,500 £50,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +3.00% +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 7,364 10,125 10,371
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 97.37% 97.58% 97.77%
Number of salaries quoted 6,085 8,625 8,959
Yorkshire median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +6.25% -
10th Percentile £25,000 £26,250 £25,000
90th Percentile £62,500 £60,000 £60,000
England median annual salary £52,000 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year +4.00% +5.26% -

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 21 April 2019.

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 21 April 2019. 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 +51 213 £47,500 - 40
South Yorkshire -4 68 £47,500 +5.56% 40
North Yorkshire +4 54 £45,000 +9.09% 15
East Yorkshire +10 5 £33,000 -30.53% 2
Software Engineer
England

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

For the 6 months to 21 April 2019, 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.

1 322 (93.88%) Software Engineering
2 214 (62.39%) Java
3 178 (51.90%) Agile Software Development
4 124 (36.15%) C#
5 109 (31.78%) DevOps
6 102 (29.74%) JavaScript
7 97 (28.28%) .NET
8 88 (25.66%) Microservices
9 86 (25.07%) C++
9 86 (25.07%) Continuous Integration
10 82 (23.91%) TDD
11 81 (23.62%) SQL
12 79 (23.03%) Degree
13 73 (21.28%) Spring
14 69 (20.12%) Git (software)
15 64 (18.66%) Java 8
16 61 (17.78%) Open Source
17 57 (16.62%) Jenkins
18 54 (15.74%) HTML
18 54 (15.74%) Amazon AWS
19 53 (15.45%) C
19 53 (15.45%) Linux
20 51 (14.87%) Greenfield Project
21 50 (14.58%) Test Automation
21 50 (14.58%) NoSQL
22 48 (13.99%) Microsoft Azure
22 48 (13.99%) Spring Boot
23 47 (13.70%) ASP.NET
24 46 (13.41%) Computer Science
25 45 (13.12%) Python

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 (4.96%) Elasticsearch
2 16 (4.66%) nginx
3 11 (3.21%) NServiceBus
4 4 (1.17%) Apache
4 4 (1.17%) JBoss
5 3 (0.87%) ColdFusion
6 2 (0.58%) SharePoint
6 2 (0.58%) Tomcat
7 1 (0.29%) Apache ServiceMix
7 1 (0.29%) lighttpd
Applications
1 9 (2.62%) Chatbot
2 3 (0.87%) EngageOne
3 1 (0.29%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 1 (0.29%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 54 (15.74%) Amazon AWS
2 48 (13.99%) Microsoft Azure
3 14 (4.08%) IBM Cloud
4 5 (1.46%) SaaS
5 4 (1.17%) Google Cloud Platform
6 3 (0.87%) Cloud Computing
6 3 (0.87%) GitHub
7 1 (0.29%) Fastly
7 1 (0.29%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 2 (0.58%) TCP/IP
1 2 (0.58%) Wireless
2 1 (0.29%) Bluetooth
2 1 (0.29%) Broadband
2 1 (0.29%) DLNA
2 1 (0.29%) Ethernet
2 1 (0.29%) Internet
2 1 (0.29%) RS-232
2 1 (0.29%) UPnP
2 1 (0.29%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 50 (14.58%) NoSQL
2 42 (12.24%) MySQL
3 34 (9.91%) SQL Server
4 31 (9.04%) MongoDB
5 28 (8.16%) PostgreSQL
6 17 (4.96%) Apache Cassandra
6 17 (4.96%) Riak
7 16 (4.66%) Big Data
7 16 (4.66%) Redis
8 9 (2.62%) Blockchain
9 5 (1.46%) Relational Database
10 2 (0.58%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 1 (0.29%) Amazon Aurora
11 1 (0.29%) Amazon DynamoDB
11 1 (0.29%) Amazon Redshift
11 1 (0.29%) Couchbase
11 1 (0.29%) Hadoop
11 1 (0.29%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 69 (20.12%) Git (software)
2 57 (16.62%) Jenkins
3 31 (9.04%) Subversion
4 27 (7.87%) Selenium
5 24 (7.00%) JIRA
5 24 (7.00%) Maven
5 24 (7.00%) WebDriver
6 21 (6.12%) SoapUI
7 16 (4.66%) MSTest
7 16 (4.66%) NUnit
8 15 (4.37%) Mercurial
9 3 (0.87%) JUnit
9 3 (0.87%) Visual Studio
9 3 (0.87%) Visual Studio Team System
10 2 (0.58%) Gatling
10 2 (0.58%) Gradle
10 2 (0.58%) Spock
11 1 (0.29%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
11 1 (0.29%) webpack
11 1 (0.29%) WiX
General
1 23 (6.71%) Finance
2 22 (6.41%) Electronics
3 20 (5.83%) Automotive
4 16 (4.66%) Aerospace
5 8 (2.33%) Manufacturing
6 7 (2.04%) Marketing
7 4 (1.17%) Banking
7 4 (1.17%) Telecoms
8 3 (0.87%) Advertising
9 2 (0.58%) Law
10 1 (0.29%) Games
10 1 (0.29%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 97 (28.28%) .NET
2 73 (21.28%) Spring
3 54 (15.74%) HTML
4 48 (13.99%) Spring Boot
5 47 (13.70%) ASP.NET
6 41 (11.95%) RESTful
7 40 (11.66%) Node.js
8 37 (10.79%) CSS
8 37 (10.79%) RabbitMQ
9 34 (9.91%) XML
9 34 (9.91%) XSLT
10 32 (9.33%) AngularJS
11 26 (7.58%) ASP.NET MVC
11 26 (7.58%) Kafka
12 25 (7.29%) jQuery
13 21 (6.12%) React
14 19 (5.54%) Web Services
15 18 (5.25%) .NET Framework
15 18 (5.25%) WPF
16 17 (4.96%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 51 (14.87%) Greenfield Project
2 26 (7.58%) Enterprise Software
3 8 (2.33%) Fintech
4 7 (2.04%) Self-Motivation
5 6 (1.75%) Device Driver
6 3 (0.87%) Embedded Systems
6 3 (0.87%) Mobile App
6 3 (0.87%) Private Cloud
7 2 (0.58%) Learning Management System
8 1 (0.29%) Analytical Skills
8 1 (0.29%) Arduino
8 1 (0.29%) CAN bus
8 1 (0.29%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
8 1 (0.29%) Internet of Things
8 1 (0.29%) iPhone
8 1 (0.29%) MPEG
8 1 (0.29%) N-Tier
8 1 (0.29%) Online Banking
8 1 (0.29%) Raspberry Pi
8 1 (0.29%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 53 (15.45%) Linux
2 22 (6.41%) Windows
3 13 (3.79%) Embedded Linux
4 7 (2.04%) Windows Embedded Compact
5 5 (1.46%) Ubuntu
6 4 (1.17%) Android
6 4 (1.17%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 2 (0.58%) Debian
8 1 (0.29%) Apple iOS
8 1 (0.29%) Fedora
8 1 (0.29%) Mac OS
8 1 (0.29%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 322 (93.88%) Software Engineering
2 178 (51.90%) Agile Software Development
3 109 (31.78%) DevOps
4 88 (25.66%) Microservices
5 86 (25.07%) Continuous Integration
6 82 (23.91%) TDD
7 61 (17.78%) Open Source
8 50 (14.58%) Test Automation
9 46 (13.41%) Computer Science
10 42 (12.24%) MVC
10 42 (12.24%) OO
11 40 (11.66%) Scrum
12 34 (9.91%) Embedded Software Development
13 29 (8.45%) BDD
13 29 (8.45%) Mentoring
14 22 (6.41%) API Testing
14 22 (6.41%) Coaching
14 22 (6.41%) Configuration Management
14 22 (6.41%) High Availability
14 22 (6.41%) SDET
Programming Languages
1 214 (62.39%) Java
2 124 (36.15%) C#
3 102 (29.74%) JavaScript
4 86 (25.07%) C++
5 81 (23.62%) SQL
6 64 (18.66%) Java 8
7 53 (15.45%) C
8 45 (13.12%) Python
9 37 (10.79%) Java 9
10 24 (7.00%) Kotlin
11 22 (6.41%) TypeScript
12 21 (6.12%) Ruby
13 19 (5.54%) T-SQL
14 18 (5.25%) Scala
15 16 (4.66%) Assembly Language
15 16 (4.66%) PL/SQL
16 10 (2.92%) PHP
17 8 (2.33%) Go
18 6 (1.75%) Bash Shell
18 6 (1.75%) ES6
Qualifications
1 79 (23.03%) Degree
2 13 (3.79%) Computer Science Degree
3 1 (0.29%) MCP
3 1 (0.29%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (1.46%) QA
2 1 (0.29%) Dublin Core
2 1 (0.29%) IEC 61508
2 1 (0.29%) ISO 26262
2 1 (0.29%) MISRA
System Software
1 31 (9.04%) Docker
2 5 (1.46%) Firmware
3 1 (0.29%) Active Directory
3 1 (0.29%) Hyper-V
3 1 (0.29%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 27 (7.87%) Kubernetes
2 19 (5.54%) Opscode Chef
3 17 (4.96%) Ansible
4 3 (0.87%) Terraform
5 1 (0.29%) Grafana
5 1 (0.29%) Kibana
Vendors
1 17 (4.96%) Microsoft
2 14 (4.08%) IBM
3 5 (1.46%) Oracle
4 3 (0.87%) NVIDIA
5 2 (0.58%) Xamarin
6 1 (0.29%) Google
6 1 (0.29%) Red Hat