Period
to 18 November 2017

The median annual salary for a Software Engineer was £50,000 in advertised job vacancies in Yorkshire during the 6 months to 18 November 2017.

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 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 89 86 75
Rank change year-on-year -3 -11 +85
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Engineer 294 350 460
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire 3.02% 3.13% 3.47%
As % of the Job Titles category 3.10% 3.20% 3.55%
Number of salaries quoted 275 349 373
Yorkshire median annual salary £50,000 £41,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +20.48% +3.75% -
10th Percentile £35,500 £28,250 £28,750
90th Percentile £60,000 £55,000 £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 9474 10940 12960
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 97.42% 97.94% 97.79%
Number of salaries quoted 7940 9244 10631
Yorkshire median annual salary £41,250 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.13% - +6.67%
10th Percentile £25,000 £24,500 £25,000
90th Percentile £60,000 £62,500 £60,000
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £46,000
% change year-on-year +5.26% +3.26% +2.22%

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 November 2017.

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 November 2017. 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 +6 211 £50,000 +25.00% 20
South Yorkshire +6 50 £42,500 -2.86% 9
North Yorkshire -6 23 £50,000 +25.00% 1
East Yorkshire +2 8 £21,500 -21.82% 1
Software Engineer
England

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

For the 6 months to 18 November 2017, 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.

1 289 (98.30%) Software Engineering
2 177 (60.20%) Agile Software Development
3 145 (49.32%) Java
4 122 (41.50%) SQL
5 110 (37.41%) JavaScript
6 105 (35.71%) OO
7 100 (34.01%) Scrum
8 88 (29.93%) C#
9 80 (27.21%) HTML
10 77 (26.19%) C++
11 74 (25.17%) Continuous Integration
12 72 (24.49%) PHP
13 70 (23.81%) React
14 69 (23.47%) Git (software)
15 68 (23.13%) .NET
16 67 (22.79%) Node.js
17 65 (22.11%) Subversion
18 61 (20.75%) Linux
19 57 (19.39%) CSS
20 51 (17.35%) RESTful
21 49 (16.67%) Degree
22 48 (16.33%) AngularJS
23 47 (15.99%) Web Services
24 46 (15.65%) TDD
25 45 (15.31%) Mentoring
26 43 (14.63%) Test Automation
27 41 (13.95%) XML
27 41 (13.95%) MySQL
27 41 (13.95%) Docker
28 40 (13.61%) SDLC

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 23 (7.82%) Tomcat
2 13 (4.42%) Apache
3 3 (1.02%) Elasticsearch
3 3 (1.02%) OpenEdge
4 2 (0.68%) CMS
4 2 (0.68%) Confluence
5 1 (0.34%) Apache ServiceMix
5 1 (0.34%) IIS
5 1 (0.34%) JBoss
5 1 (0.34%) Mule
5 1 (0.34%) NServiceBus
5 1 (0.34%) Oracle Service Bus
5 1 (0.34%) Oracle SOA Suite
5 1 (0.34%) Tuxedo
5 1 (0.34%) WebLogic
5 1 (0.34%) WebSphere
Applications
1 1 (0.34%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 2 (0.68%) Visualfiles
2 1 (0.34%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 20 (6.80%) Amazon AWS
2 9 (3.06%) Microsoft Azure
3 5 (1.70%) Google Cloud Platform
3 5 (1.70%) Heroku
4 3 (1.02%) GitHub
5 2 (0.68%) SaaS
6 1 (0.34%) Force.com
6 1 (0.34%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 8 (2.72%) Ethernet
2 4 (1.36%) Internet
2 4 (1.36%) Wireless
3 3 (1.02%) HTTP
3 3 (1.02%) TCP/IP
4 2 (0.68%) Broadband
4 2 (0.68%) GSM
4 2 (0.68%) Modbus
4 2 (0.68%) Profibus
4 2 (0.68%) RS-232
5 1 (0.34%) 3G
5 1 (0.34%) Bluetooth
5 1 (0.34%) DHCP
5 1 (0.34%) DNS
5 1 (0.34%) GPRS
5 1 (0.34%) SMS
5 1 (0.34%) TETRA
5 1 (0.34%) ZigBee
Database & Business Intelligence
1 41 (13.95%) MySQL
2 39 (13.27%) NoSQL
3 22 (7.48%) MongoDB
4 15 (5.10%) SQL Server
5 10 (3.40%) Big Data
6 7 (2.38%) Relational Database
7 5 (1.70%) PostgreSQL
8 3 (1.02%) Azure SQL Database
8 3 (1.02%) Redis
8 3 (1.02%) SQL Server 2008
9 2 (0.68%) Couchbase
9 2 (0.68%) Hadoop
9 2 (0.68%) Ingres
10 1 (0.34%) Adabas
10 1 (0.34%) DataStage
10 1 (0.34%) Oracle Database
10 1 (0.34%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 69 (23.47%) Git (software)
2 65 (22.11%) Subversion
3 32 (10.88%) Mercurial
4 27 (9.18%) Visual Studio
5 25 (8.50%) JIRA
6 24 (8.16%) MSTest
6 24 (8.16%) NUnit
7 20 (6.80%) Android Studio
7 20 (6.80%) Eclipse
8 12 (4.08%) Jenkins
9 11 (3.74%) PHPUnit
10 6 (2.04%) Cucumber
11 5 (1.70%) Maven
11 5 (1.70%) Selenium
12 4 (1.36%) WebDriver
13 3 (1.02%) SoapUI
13 3 (1.02%) Team Foundation Server
14 2 (0.68%) JUnit
14 2 (0.68%) Mockito
14 2 (0.68%) TeamCity
General
1 29 (9.86%) Finance
2 22 (7.48%) Games
3 19 (6.46%) Electronics
4 14 (4.76%) Telecoms
5 9 (3.06%) Automotive
6 2 (0.68%) Banking
6 2 (0.68%) Legal
7 1 (0.34%) Advertising
7 1 (0.34%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 80 (27.21%) HTML
2 70 (23.81%) React
3 68 (23.13%) .NET
4 67 (22.79%) Node.js
5 57 (19.39%) CSS
6 51 (17.35%) RESTful
7 48 (16.33%) AngularJS
8 47 (15.99%) Web Services
9 41 (13.95%) XML
10 40 (13.61%) SOAP
10 40 (13.61%) WPF
11 39 (13.27%) WCF
12 37 (12.59%) ASP.NET
13 33 (11.22%) LAMP
14 32 (10.88%) Spring
15 29 (9.86%) jQuery
16 25 (8.50%) XSLT
17 24 (8.16%) LINQ
17 24 (8.16%) Silverlight
17 24 (8.16%) WF
Miscellaneous
1 26 (8.84%) Algorithms
1 26 (8.84%) Data Structures
2 17 (5.78%) Computer Science
3 12 (4.08%) Digital TV
4 11 (3.74%) Greenfield Project
5 10 (3.40%) Linux Command Line
6 8 (2.72%) Enterprise Software
7 7 (2.38%) User Experience
8 6 (2.04%) Device Driver
8 6 (2.04%) Mobile App
9 4 (1.36%) Video\Live Streaming
10 3 (1.02%) Embedded Systems
10 3 (1.02%) Fintech
10 3 (1.02%) iPhone
11 2 (0.68%) Analytical Skills
11 2 (0.68%) CAN bus
11 2 (0.68%) CCTV
11 2 (0.68%) Media Streaming
11 2 (0.68%) PMI
12 1 (0.34%) Robotics
Operating Systems
1 61 (20.75%) Linux
2 34 (11.56%) Android
3 30 (10.20%) Windows
4 20 (6.80%) Windows Embedded Compact
5 12 (4.08%) Embedded Linux
6 10 (3.40%) Apple iOS
7 2 (0.68%) Mac OS X
7 2 (0.68%) Unix
8 1 (0.34%) Windows Phone
8 1 (0.34%) Windows Phone 8
8 1 (0.34%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 289 (98.30%) Software Engineering
2 177 (60.20%) Agile Software Development
3 105 (35.71%) OO
4 100 (34.01%) Scrum
5 74 (25.17%) Continuous Integration
6 46 (15.65%) TDD
7 45 (15.31%) Mentoring
8 43 (14.63%) Test Automation
9 40 (13.61%) SDLC
10 39 (13.27%) Pair Programming
11 30 (10.20%) Unit Testing
12 29 (9.86%) Kanban
13 28 (9.52%) BDD
13 28 (9.52%) DSDM
13 28 (9.52%) RUP
14 27 (9.18%) MVVM
15 24 (8.16%) Service Delivery
15 24 (8.16%) UML
15 24 (8.16%) Use Case
16 22 (7.48%) DevOps
Programming Languages
1 145 (49.32%) Java
2 122 (41.50%) SQL
3 110 (37.41%) JavaScript
4 88 (29.93%) C#
5 77 (26.19%) C++
6 72 (24.49%) PHP
7 29 (9.86%) T-SQL
8 28 (9.52%) Python
9 24 (8.16%) C
9 24 (8.16%) PL/SQL
10 13 (4.42%) Embedded C
11 8 (2.72%) Embedded C++
12 5 (1.70%) Ruby
13 4 (1.36%) Bash Shell
13 4 (1.36%) Kotlin
13 4 (1.36%) Scala
14 3 (1.02%) Java 9
14 3 (1.02%) Perl
14 3 (1.02%) Progress 4GL
14 3 (1.02%) VB
Qualifications
1 49 (16.67%) Degree
2 11 (3.74%) Computer Science Degree
3 2 (0.68%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (1.02%) JTAG
2 2 (0.68%) QA
3 1 (0.34%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (0.34%) PCI DSS
3 1 (0.34%) SLA
System Software
1 41 (13.95%) Docker
2 12 (4.08%) Firmware
3 1 (0.34%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 35 (11.90%) Opscode Chef
2 14 (4.76%) Ansible
3 12 (4.08%) Puppet
4 3 (1.02%) Kubernetes
5 2 (0.68%) Graphite
5 2 (0.68%) Packer
6 1 (0.34%) Cobbler
6 1 (0.34%) Docker Swarm
6 1 (0.34%) Mesos
6 1 (0.34%) Microsoft Clustering
6 1 (0.34%) Rancher
6 1 (0.34%) Salt
Vendors
1 21 (7.14%) Zend
2 11 (3.74%) Microsoft
3 8 (2.72%) Oracle
4 5 (1.70%) Google
5 3 (1.02%) Progress
6 2 (0.68%) Atlassian
6 2 (0.68%) Lauterbach
6 2 (0.68%) Remedy
6 2 (0.68%) Splunk
6 2 (0.68%) VMware
7 1 (0.34%) Atmel
7 1 (0.34%) Red Hat
7 1 (0.34%) Salesforce.com
7 1 (0.34%) SAP
7 1 (0.34%) Sitecore
7 1 (0.34%) Virgin Media
7 1 (0.34%) Xamarin