Period
to 18 December 2018

The median annual salary for a Software Engineer was £45,000 in advertised job vacancies in Yorkshire during the 6 months to 18 December 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
18 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 79 91 79
Rank change year-on-year +12 -12 +8
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Engineer 278 284 370
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire 3.52% 2.89% 3.37%
As % of the Job Titles category 3.63% 2.96% 3.45%
Number of salaries quoted 247 264 367
Yorkshire median annual salary £45,000 £50,000 £41,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -10.00% +20.48% -
10th Percentile £35,000 £36,250 £28,250
90th Percentile £57,500 £60,000 £55,000
England median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +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 7,655 9,603 10,737
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.96% 97.55% 97.91%
Number of salaries quoted 6,270 8,082 9,020
Yorkshire median annual salary £42,500 £42,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +1.19% +5.00% -
10th Percentile £25,000 £25,000 £24,000
90th Percentile £62,500 £60,000 £62,000
England median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year - +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 18 December 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 18 December 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 +8 176 £45,000 -10.00% 34
South Yorkshire -4 51 £47,500 +7.95% 12
North Yorkshire +18 43 £45,000 -10.00% 9
East Yorkshire +9 11 £33,000 -16.98% 2
Software Engineer
England

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

For the 6 months to 18 December 2018, 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.

1 259 (93.17%) Software Engineering
2 167 (60.07%) Agile Software Development
3 135 (48.56%) Java
4 117 (42.09%) C#
5 83 (29.86%) JavaScript
6 82 (29.50%) .NET
7 76 (27.34%) C++
8 75 (26.98%) Microservices
9 69 (24.82%) TDD
10 68 (24.46%) SQL
11 66 (23.74%) DevOps
12 65 (23.38%) Jenkins
13 62 (22.30%) Continuous Integration
14 57 (20.50%) Scrum
15 54 (19.42%) CSS
15 54 (19.42%) Spring
15 54 (19.42%) Java 8
16 53 (19.06%) Degree
16 53 (19.06%) Test Automation
17 52 (18.71%) HTML
18 50 (17.99%) Linux
19 49 (17.63%) Git (software)
20 48 (17.27%) Open Source
21 46 (16.55%) Spring Boot
21 46 (16.55%) ASP.NET
22 42 (15.11%) OO
22 42 (15.11%) Greenfield Project
23 41 (14.75%) C
23 41 (14.75%) Computer Science
24 39 (14.03%) NoSQL

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 15 (5.40%) Elasticsearch
1 15 (5.40%) nginx
2 11 (3.96%) NServiceBus
3 7 (2.52%) Apache
4 6 (2.16%) Tomcat
5 5 (1.80%) JBoss
6 4 (1.44%) Apache ServiceMix
6 4 (1.44%) WordPress
7 2 (0.72%) CMS
7 2 (0.72%) Confluence
7 2 (0.72%) Jetty
7 2 (0.72%) SharePoint
8 1 (0.36%) CICS
8 1 (0.36%) IIS
8 1 (0.36%) WebLogic
8 1 (0.36%) WebSphere
Applications
1 1 (0.36%) Chatbot
Cloud Services
1 31 (11.15%) Microsoft Azure
2 27 (9.71%) Amazon AWS
3 3 (1.08%) IBM Cloud
4 2 (0.72%) FinancialForce
4 2 (0.72%) PaaS
4 2 (0.72%) SaaS
5 1 (0.36%) Fastly
5 1 (0.36%) GitHub
5 1 (0.36%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 3 (1.08%) HTTPS
1 3 (1.08%) SSL
2 2 (0.72%) Bluetooth
2 2 (0.72%) HTTP
2 2 (0.72%) Wireless
3 1 (0.36%) Broadband
3 1 (0.36%) DVB
3 1 (0.36%) Ethernet
3 1 (0.36%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 39 (14.03%) NoSQL
2 26 (9.35%) MySQL
3 25 (8.99%) MongoDB
4 20 (7.19%) PostgreSQL
5 17 (6.12%) Redis
5 17 (6.12%) SQL Server
6 12 (4.32%) Apache Cassandra
7 8 (2.88%) Riak
8 5 (1.80%) CouchDB
8 5 (1.80%) SQLite
9 4 (1.44%) Big Data
10 3 (1.08%) Adabas
11 2 (0.72%) Relational Database
12 1 (0.36%) Blockchain
12 1 (0.36%) DB2
Development Applications
1 65 (23.38%) Jenkins
2 49 (17.63%) Git (software)
3 34 (12.23%) Selenium
4 23 (8.27%) Maven
5 22 (7.91%) JIRA
6 20 (7.19%) SoapUI
6 20 (7.19%) WebDriver
7 18 (6.47%) NUnit
7 18 (6.47%) Subversion
8 16 (5.76%) MSTest
9 14 (5.04%) Mercurial
10 12 (4.32%) Visual Studio
11 10 (3.60%) Cucumber
12 8 (2.88%) Visual Studio Team System
13 3 (1.08%) Octopus Deploy
13 3 (1.08%) Sonatype Nexus
13 3 (1.08%) Team Foundation Server
13 3 (1.08%) TeamCity
14 2 (0.72%) GitLab
14 2 (0.72%) SonarQube
General
1 26 (9.35%) Finance
2 24 (8.63%) Electronics
3 19 (6.83%) Automotive
4 11 (3.96%) Marketing
5 9 (3.24%) Aerospace
6 5 (1.80%) Manufacturing
6 5 (1.80%) Telecoms
7 4 (1.44%) Games
8 3 (1.08%) Advertising
9 2 (0.72%) Financial Institution
10 1 (0.36%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 82 (29.50%) .NET
2 54 (19.42%) CSS
2 54 (19.42%) Spring
3 52 (18.71%) HTML
4 46 (16.55%) ASP.NET
4 46 (16.55%) Spring Boot
5 34 (12.23%) Node.js
6 32 (11.51%) jQuery
7 28 (10.07%) RabbitMQ
8 27 (9.71%) AngularJS
8 27 (9.71%) RESTful
8 27 (9.71%) Spring Security
9 24 (8.63%) React
9 24 (8.63%) Web Services
10 20 (7.19%) XML
11 19 (6.83%) ASP.NET MVC
11 19 (6.83%) SOAP
11 19 (6.83%) WCF
12 17 (6.12%) .NET Framework
13 16 (5.76%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 42 (15.11%) Greenfield Project
2 21 (7.55%) Enterprise Software
3 15 (5.40%) Device Driver
4 14 (5.04%) Mobile App
5 7 (2.52%) User Experience
6 6 (2.16%) Analytical Skills
6 6 (2.16%) Self-Motivation
7 3 (1.08%) Cloud Native
8 2 (0.72%) Xbox
9 1 (0.36%) Arduino
9 1 (0.36%) Digital TV
9 1 (0.36%) Embedded Systems
9 1 (0.36%) EPoS
9 1 (0.36%) Learning Management System
9 1 (0.36%) Life Science
9 1 (0.36%) NHS
9 1 (0.36%) N-Tier
9 1 (0.36%) Raspberry Pi
9 1 (0.36%) STB
9 1 (0.36%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 50 (17.99%) Linux
2 21 (7.55%) Windows
3 18 (6.47%) Embedded Linux
4 4 (1.44%) Windows Embedded Compact
5 3 (1.08%) Unix
6 2 (0.72%) Android
6 2 (0.72%) Debian
6 2 (0.72%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 2 (0.72%) Ubuntu
6 2 (0.72%) Windows Server
7 1 (0.36%) Apple iOS
7 1 (0.36%) Fedora
7 1 (0.36%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 259 (93.17%) Software Engineering
2 167 (60.07%) Agile Software Development
3 75 (26.98%) Microservices
4 69 (24.82%) TDD
5 66 (23.74%) DevOps
6 62 (22.30%) Continuous Integration
7 57 (20.50%) Scrum
8 53 (19.06%) Test Automation
9 48 (17.27%) Open Source
10 42 (15.11%) OO
11 41 (14.75%) Computer Science
12 34 (12.23%) BDD
13 29 (10.43%) Unit Testing
14 28 (10.07%) MVC
15 27 (9.71%) Embedded Software Development
16 25 (8.99%) Mentoring
17 23 (8.27%) SDLC
18 22 (7.91%) Coaching
18 22 (7.91%) Web Development
19 21 (7.55%) SDET
Programming Languages
1 135 (48.56%) Java
2 117 (42.09%) C#
3 83 (29.86%) JavaScript
4 76 (27.34%) C++
5 68 (24.46%) SQL
6 54 (19.42%) Java 8
7 41 (14.75%) C
8 36 (12.95%) Python
9 35 (12.59%) Java 9
10 21 (7.55%) T-SQL
11 19 (6.83%) TypeScript
12 17 (6.12%) PHP
13 16 (5.76%) PL/SQL
14 12 (4.32%) Ruby
15 9 (3.24%) Scala
16 8 (2.88%) Assembly Language
16 8 (2.88%) Kotlin
17 6 (2.16%) Embedded C++
17 6 (2.16%) PHP 7
18 5 (1.80%) Embedded C
Qualifications
1 53 (19.06%) Degree
2 5 (1.80%) DBS Check
3 4 (1.44%) Computer Science Degree
4 2 (0.72%) OCP
4 2 (0.72%) OCPJP
4 2 (0.72%) Oracle Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (1.44%) QA
2 1 (0.36%) GDPR
2 1 (0.36%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 30 (10.79%) Docker
2 1 (0.36%) Active Directory
2 1 (0.36%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 18 (6.47%) Ansible
2 13 (4.68%) Kubernetes
3 9 (3.24%) Opscode Chef
4 3 (1.08%) Puppet
5 2 (0.72%) Prometheus
5 2 (0.72%) Terraform
Vendors
1 13 (4.68%) Microsoft
2 9 (3.24%) Oracle
3 7 (2.52%) IBM
4 4 (1.44%) Red Hat
5 3 (1.08%) MuleSoft
5 3 (1.08%) Salesforce.com
5 3 (1.08%) webMethods
6 2 (0.72%) Atlassian
6 2 (0.72%) Zend
7 1 (0.36%) SAP
7 1 (0.36%) Xamarin