Period
to 22 July 2018

The median annual salary for a Software Engineer was £45,000 in advertised job vacancies in Yorkshire during the 6 months to 22 July 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 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 82 64 134
Rank change year-on-year -18 +70 -27
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Engineer 313 452 279
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire 3.28% 4.23% 2.34%
As % of the Job Titles category 3.38% 4.33% 2.39%
Number of salaries quoted 238 413 254
Yorkshire median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +12.50% -
10th Percentile £32,500 £30,000 £28,250
90th Percentile £55,375 £60,000 £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 9,261 10,437 11,653
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 97.07% 97.62% 97.78%
Number of salaries quoted 7,800 8,895 9,733
Yorkshire median annual salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.41% +3.75% -
10th Percentile £25,750 £25,000 £25,000
90th Percentile £61,500 £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 July 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 July 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 -4 197 £45,000 -5.26% 33
South Yorkshire -15 70 £47,500 +11.76% 13
North Yorkshire -24 37 £40,000 -5.88% 11
East Yorkshire +12 11 £47,500 +137.50% 8
Software Engineer
England

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

For the 6 months to 22 July 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.

1 289 (92.33%) Software Engineering
2 223 (71.25%) Agile Software Development
3 184 (58.79%) Java
4 150 (47.92%) C#
5 127 (40.58%) JavaScript
6 88 (28.12%) .NET
6 88 (28.12%) TDD
7 85 (27.16%) Scrum
8 84 (26.84%) Test Automation
9 82 (26.20%) SQL
10 80 (25.56%) Microservices
11 78 (24.92%) Spring
12 75 (23.96%) OO
13 71 (22.68%) DevOps
14 69 (22.04%) Java 8
15 67 (21.41%) Continuous Integration
16 66 (21.09%) HTML
17 63 (20.13%) CSS
18 60 (19.17%) Jenkins
19 59 (18.85%) Python
20 58 (18.53%) AngularJS
21 55 (17.57%) Greenfield Project
22 53 (16.93%) Docker
23 52 (16.61%) RESTful
23 52 (16.61%) C++
24 51 (16.29%) Git (software)
25 50 (15.97%) Amazon AWS
26 47 (15.02%) Mentoring
26 47 (15.02%) Spring Boot
27 46 (14.70%) ASP.NET

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 18 (5.75%) Elasticsearch
2 14 (4.47%) Tomcat
3 9 (2.88%) nginx
4 8 (2.56%) JBoss
5 6 (1.92%) WebLogic
5 6 (1.92%) WebSphere
5 6 (1.92%) WordPress
6 4 (1.28%) Apache
6 4 (1.28%) Apache ServiceMix
6 4 (1.28%) Apache Solr
6 4 (1.28%) Confluence
6 4 (1.28%) IIS
7 2 (0.64%) CMS
8 1 (0.32%) CICS
Applications
1 1 (0.32%) HipChat
1 1 (0.32%) Microsoft Excel
1 1 (0.32%) Microsoft Office
1 1 (0.32%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (0.32%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 50 (15.97%) Amazon AWS
2 26 (8.31%) Microsoft Azure
3 8 (2.56%) FinancialForce
3 8 (2.56%) SaaS
4 6 (1.92%) Cloud Computing
5 4 (1.28%) Serverless
6 2 (0.64%) GitHub
6 2 (0.64%) npm
7 1 (0.32%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 6 (1.92%) TCP/IP
2 5 (1.60%) Wireless
3 4 (1.28%) HTTP
4 2 (0.64%) Bluetooth
5 1 (0.32%) AMQP
5 1 (0.32%) DNS
5 1 (0.32%) DVB
5 1 (0.32%) Internet
5 1 (0.32%) Modbus
5 1 (0.32%) RS-232
5 1 (0.32%) RS-422
5 1 (0.32%) WEP
5 1 (0.32%) Wi-Fi
5 1 (0.32%) ZigBee
5 1 (0.32%) Z-Wave
Database & Business Intelligence
1 41 (13.10%) NoSQL
2 28 (8.95%) MySQL
3 24 (7.67%) MongoDB
4 18 (5.75%) Redis
4 18 (5.75%) SQL Server
5 11 (3.51%) PostgreSQL
6 10 (3.19%) Apache Cassandra
6 10 (3.19%) CouchDB
6 10 (3.19%) SQLite
7 9 (2.88%) Relational Database
8 4 (1.28%) Blockchain
9 3 (0.96%) Big Data
10 2 (0.64%) Hadoop
11 1 (0.32%) Data Mart
11 1 (0.32%) Data Warehouse
11 1 (0.32%) DB2
11 1 (0.32%) Ingres
Development Applications
1 60 (19.17%) Jenkins
2 51 (16.29%) Git (software)
3 42 (13.42%) Selenium
4 30 (9.58%) JIRA
5 28 (8.95%) Maven
6 27 (8.63%) Subversion
7 26 (8.31%) Mercurial
8 23 (7.35%) Cucumber
9 22 (7.03%) SoapUI
9 22 (7.03%) WebDriver
10 21 (6.71%) NUnit
11 19 (6.07%) MSTest
12 12 (3.83%) Visual Studio
13 9 (2.88%) Octopus Deploy
14 8 (2.56%) JUnit
15 6 (1.92%) TeamCity
15 6 (1.92%) Visual Studio Team System
16 5 (1.60%) Team Foundation Server
17 4 (1.28%) SonarQube
18 3 (0.96%) Grunt
General
1 39 (12.46%) Finance
2 8 (2.56%) Games
3 7 (2.24%) Manufacturing
4 6 (1.92%) Electronics
4 6 (1.92%) Retail
5 5 (1.60%) Automotive
5 5 (1.60%) Marketing
6 3 (0.96%) Back Office
7 2 (0.64%) Aerospace
7 2 (0.64%) Telecoms
8 1 (0.32%) Banking
8 1 (0.32%) Financial Institution
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 88 (28.12%) .NET
2 78 (24.92%) Spring
3 66 (21.09%) HTML
4 63 (20.13%) CSS
5 58 (18.53%) AngularJS
6 52 (16.61%) RESTful
7 47 (15.02%) Spring Boot
8 46 (14.70%) ASP.NET
9 42 (13.42%) jQuery
9 42 (13.42%) Node.js
10 40 (12.78%) React
11 36 (11.50%) Spring Security
12 35 (11.18%) XML
13 34 (10.86%) Web Services
14 30 (9.58%) WCF
14 30 (9.58%) WPF
15 25 (7.99%) SOAP
16 21 (6.71%) LINQ
16 21 (6.71%) Silverlight
16 21 (6.71%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 55 (17.57%) Greenfield Project
2 31 (9.90%) Enterprise Software
3 17 (5.43%) Analytical Skills
3 17 (5.43%) Computer Science
4 14 (4.47%) Mobile App
5 13 (4.15%) Self-Motivation
5 13 (4.15%) User Experience
6 8 (2.56%) Xbox
7 5 (1.60%) Life Science
8 4 (1.28%) Photography
9 3 (0.96%) Algorithms
9 3 (0.96%) e-Learning
9 3 (0.96%) Embedded Systems
10 2 (0.64%) Cloud Native
10 2 (0.64%) Device Driver
10 2 (0.64%) Digital TV
10 2 (0.64%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
10 2 (0.64%) Smartphone
11 1 (0.32%) SCADA
11 1 (0.32%) STB
Operating Systems
1 32 (10.22%) Linux
2 8 (2.56%) Windows
3 5 (1.60%) Android
4 4 (1.28%) Unix
5 3 (0.96%) Apple iOS
5 3 (0.96%) Embedded Linux
5 3 (0.96%) Windows Server
6 1 (0.32%) Debian
6 1 (0.32%) Fedora
6 1 (0.32%) Ubuntu
6 1 (0.32%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 289 (92.33%) Software Engineering
2 223 (71.25%) Agile Software Development
3 88 (28.12%) TDD
4 85 (27.16%) Scrum
5 84 (26.84%) Test Automation
6 80 (25.56%) Microservices
7 75 (23.96%) OO
8 71 (22.68%) DevOps
9 67 (21.41%) Continuous Integration
10 47 (15.02%) Mentoring
11 44 (14.06%) BDD
12 40 (12.78%) Open Source
13 33 (10.54%) DSDM
13 33 (10.54%) MVC
13 33 (10.54%) RUP
14 26 (8.31%) Problem-Solving
14 26 (8.31%) SDET
15 25 (7.99%) MVVM
16 24 (7.67%) SDLC
17 23 (7.35%) API Testing
Programming Languages
1 184 (58.79%) Java
2 150 (47.92%) C#
3 127 (40.58%) JavaScript
4 82 (26.20%) SQL
5 69 (22.04%) Java 8
6 59 (18.85%) Python
7 52 (16.61%) C++
8 44 (14.06%) Java 9
9 37 (11.82%) PHP
10 22 (7.03%) T-SQL
11 21 (6.71%) Ruby
12 19 (6.07%) C
12 19 (6.07%) PL/SQL
13 8 (2.56%) Embedded C
14 7 (2.24%) Embedded C++
14 7 (2.24%) Go
15 5 (1.60%) Kotlin
15 5 (1.60%) Perl
15 5 (1.60%) PHP 7
16 4 (1.28%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 20 (6.39%) Degree
2 5 (1.60%) Computer Science Degree
3 2 (0.64%) OCP
3 2 (0.64%) OCPJP
3 2 (0.64%) Oracle Certification
4 1 (0.32%) DBS Check
4 1 (0.32%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (3.19%) QA
2 2 (0.64%) GDPR
2 2 (0.64%) ISO 26262
2 2 (0.64%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (0.64%) MISRA
3 1 (0.32%) Disclosure Scotland
3 1 (0.32%) IEC 61508
System Software
1 53 (16.93%) Docker
2 4 (1.28%) Apache ZooKeeper
3 2 (0.64%) Firmware
4 1 (0.32%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 19 (6.07%) Ansible
2 10 (3.19%) Kubernetes
3 7 (2.24%) Terraform
4 6 (1.92%) Puppet
5 5 (1.60%) Opscode Chef
6 4 (1.28%) Prometheus
7 2 (0.64%) Packer
7 2 (0.64%) Rancher
8 1 (0.32%) SmoothWall
Vendors
1 18 (5.75%) Oracle
2 13 (4.15%) Microsoft
3 11 (3.51%) MuleSoft
3 11 (3.51%) webMethods
4 8 (2.56%) Salesforce.com
4 8 (2.56%) Zend
5 6 (1.92%) Google
5 6 (1.92%) Xamarin
6 4 (1.28%) Red Hat
7 3 (0.96%) Atlassian
8 2 (0.64%) Adobe
8 2 (0.64%) Twitter
9 1 (0.32%) hybris
9 1 (0.32%) IBM
9 1 (0.32%) Renesas
9 1 (0.32%) SAP