Period
to 24 April 2018

The median annual salary for a Software Engineer was £45,000 in advertised job vacancies in Yorkshire during the 6 months to 24 April 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
24 Apr 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 98 59 132
Rank change year-on-year -39 +73 +28
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Engineer 292 469 290
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire 2.83% 4.46% 2.34%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.90% 4.56% 2.41%
Number of salaries quoted 241 437 254
Yorkshire median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £43,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% -2.30% +8.75%
10th Percentile £32,500 £29,700 £30,000
90th Percentile £58,750 £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 10,080 10,277 12,030
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 97.55% 97.73% 97.22%
Number of salaries quoted 8,588 8,875 10,009
Yorkshire median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% - +2.56%
10th Percentile £26,250 £25,000 £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 24 April 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 24 April 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 -44 177 £47,500 +5.56% 38
South Yorkshire -7 76 £45,000 +12.50% 14
North Yorkshire -35 28 £45,000 +7.14% 14
East Yorkshire +1 6 £50,000 +150.00% 9
Software Engineer
England

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

For the 6 months to 24 April 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.

1 276 (94.52%) Software Engineering
2 176 (60.27%) Agile Software Development
3 162 (55.48%) Java
4 123 (42.12%) C#
5 101 (34.59%) JavaScript
6 89 (30.48%) SQL
7 83 (28.42%) .NET
8 77 (26.37%) OO
9 76 (26.03%) Scrum
10 65 (22.26%) RESTful
11 64 (21.92%) Test Automation
12 59 (20.21%) Continuous Integration
12 59 (20.21%) Spring
13 58 (19.86%) C++
13 58 (19.86%) React
14 52 (17.81%) Docker
15 51 (17.47%) TDD
16 50 (17.12%) Git (software)
16 50 (17.12%) AngularJS
17 47 (16.10%) Microservices
17 47 (16.10%) HTML
18 45 (15.41%) WCF
18 45 (15.41%) WPF
19 43 (14.73%) Web Services
20 42 (14.38%) ASP.NET
20 42 (14.38%) Node.js
21 41 (14.04%) DevOps
22 40 (13.70%) Java 8
22 40 (13.70%) CSS
22 40 (13.70%) 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 25 (8.56%) Tomcat
2 3 (1.03%) Apache Solr
2 3 (1.03%) Elasticsearch
2 3 (1.03%) IIS
2 3 (1.03%) WordPress
3 2 (0.68%) Apache ServiceMix
3 2 (0.68%) JBoss
3 2 (0.68%) WebLogic
3 2 (0.68%) WebSphere
4 1 (0.34%) OpenEdge
Applications
1 1 (0.34%) Microsoft Excel
1 1 (0.34%) Microsoft Office
1 1 (0.34%) MS Visio
1 1 (0.34%) Simulink
Business Applications
1 1 (0.34%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 34 (11.64%) Amazon AWS
2 17 (5.82%) Microsoft Azure
3 5 (1.71%) Cloud Computing
4 3 (1.03%) FinancialForce
4 3 (1.03%) Serverless
5 2 (0.68%) npm
5 2 (0.68%) SaaS
6 1 (0.34%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 8 (2.74%) Wireless
2 6 (2.05%) TCP/IP
3 3 (1.03%) HTTP
3 3 (1.03%) Internet
4 2 (0.68%) Bluetooth
4 2 (0.68%) RS-232
4 2 (0.68%) Wi-Fi
4 2 (0.68%) ZigBee
4 2 (0.68%) Z-Wave
5 1 (0.34%) AMQP
5 1 (0.34%) Modbus
5 1 (0.34%) RS-422
5 1 (0.34%) SMS
5 1 (0.34%) TETRA
5 1 (0.34%) WEP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 34 (11.64%) NoSQL
2 26 (8.90%) MongoDB
2 26 (8.90%) MySQL
3 15 (5.14%) PostgreSQL
4 14 (4.79%) Relational Database
5 11 (3.77%) SQL Server
6 7 (2.40%) Redis
7 6 (2.05%) Big Data
8 4 (1.37%) Blockchain
9 3 (1.03%) Ingres
10 1 (0.34%) Adabas
10 1 (0.34%) Data Mart
10 1 (0.34%) Hadoop
10 1 (0.34%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 50 (17.12%) Git (software)
2 32 (10.96%) Subversion
3 29 (9.93%) Mercurial
4 21 (7.19%) MSTest
4 21 (7.19%) NUnit
5 19 (6.51%) Visual Studio
6 18 (6.16%) Jenkins
6 18 (6.16%) JIRA
7 16 (5.48%) Cucumber
7 16 (5.48%) Maven
8 14 (4.79%) Selenium
9 13 (4.45%) SoapUI
9 13 (4.45%) WebDriver
10 11 (3.77%) Octopus Deploy
11 8 (2.74%) Team Foundation Server
12 7 (2.40%) TeamCity
13 4 (1.37%) Grunt
13 4 (1.37%) gulp
14 3 (1.03%) Android Studio
14 3 (1.03%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 30 (10.27%) Finance
2 20 (6.85%) Electronics
3 12 (4.11%) Telecoms
4 9 (3.08%) Games
5 7 (2.40%) Manufacturing
6 6 (2.05%) Automotive
7 4 (1.37%) Marketing
7 4 (1.37%) Retail
8 1 (0.34%) Legal
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 83 (28.42%) .NET
2 65 (22.26%) RESTful
3 59 (20.21%) Spring
4 58 (19.86%) React
5 50 (17.12%) AngularJS
6 47 (16.10%) HTML
7 45 (15.41%) WCF
7 45 (15.41%) WPF
8 43 (14.73%) Web Services
9 42 (14.38%) ASP.NET
9 42 (14.38%) Node.js
10 40 (13.70%) CSS
11 30 (10.27%) jQuery
11 30 (10.27%) XML
12 29 (9.93%) Spring Boot
13 25 (8.56%) Kafka
13 25 (8.56%) SOAP
13 25 (8.56%) Spring Security
14 23 (7.88%) J2EE
14 23 (7.88%) Silverlight
Miscellaneous
1 29 (9.93%) Greenfield Project
2 21 (7.19%) Computer Science
3 13 (4.45%) Enterprise Software
4 12 (4.11%) Algorithms
4 12 (4.11%) Self-Motivation
5 9 (3.08%) Digital TV
6 8 (2.74%) Data Structures
7 7 (2.40%) Analytical Skills
7 7 (2.40%) Mobile App
8 5 (1.71%) User Experience
9 4 (1.37%) Embedded Systems
9 4 (1.37%) Photography
10 3 (1.03%) Life Science
10 3 (1.03%) Xbox
11 2 (0.68%) 3D Graphics
11 2 (0.68%) Cloud Native
11 2 (0.68%) e-Learning
11 2 (0.68%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
12 1 (0.34%) SCADA
12 1 (0.34%) STB
Operating Systems
1 16 (5.48%) Linux
2 14 (4.79%) Windows
3 6 (2.05%) Android
4 4 (1.37%) Unix
5 3 (1.03%) Windows Embedded Compact
6 2 (0.68%) Apple iOS
7 1 (0.34%) Debian
7 1 (0.34%) Embedded Linux
7 1 (0.34%) Fedora
7 1 (0.34%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 276 (94.52%) Software Engineering
2 176 (60.27%) Agile Software Development
3 77 (26.37%) OO
4 76 (26.03%) Scrum
5 64 (21.92%) Test Automation
6 59 (20.21%) Continuous Integration
7 51 (17.47%) TDD
8 47 (16.10%) Microservices
9 41 (14.04%) DevOps
10 38 (13.01%) DSDM
10 38 (13.01%) RUP
11 34 (11.64%) Open Source
12 32 (10.96%) Mentoring
13 26 (8.90%) MVVM
14 25 (8.56%) MVC
15 22 (7.53%) BDD
16 21 (7.19%) Kanban
16 21 (7.19%) Service Delivery
16 21 (7.19%) UML
16 21 (7.19%) Use Case
Programming Languages
1 162 (55.48%) Java
2 123 (42.12%) C#
3 101 (34.59%) JavaScript
4 89 (30.48%) SQL
5 58 (19.86%) C++
6 40 (13.70%) Java 8
6 40 (13.70%) Python
7 38 (13.01%) PHP
8 27 (9.25%) C
9 25 (8.56%) Java 9
10 23 (7.88%) T-SQL
11 22 (7.53%) PL/SQL
12 19 (6.51%) Kotlin
12 19 (6.51%) Ruby
13 13 (4.45%) Embedded C
14 8 (2.74%) Embedded C++
15 4 (1.37%) Apex Code
15 4 (1.37%) Perl
15 4 (1.37%) VB.NET
16 3 (1.03%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 31 (10.62%) Degree
2 13 (4.45%) Computer Science Degree
3 3 (1.03%) PhD
4 1 (0.34%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (1.71%) QA
2 4 (1.37%) MISRA
3 3 (1.03%) ISO 26262
3 3 (1.03%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 2 (0.68%) GDPR
5 1 (0.34%) Disclosure Scotland
5 1 (0.34%) IEC 61508
5 1 (0.34%) MISRA C
5 1 (0.34%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 52 (17.81%) Docker
2 5 (1.71%) Firmware
3 3 (1.03%) Apache ZooKeeper
Systems Management
1 21 (7.19%) Opscode Chef
2 4 (1.37%) Ansible
2 4 (1.37%) Kubernetes
2 4 (1.37%) Terraform
3 3 (1.03%) Graphite
3 3 (1.03%) Puppet
4 2 (0.68%) Packer
4 2 (0.68%) Rancher
5 1 (0.34%) SmoothWall
Vendors
1 11 (3.77%) Microsoft
1 11 (3.77%) MuleSoft
1 11 (3.77%) webMethods
2 10 (3.42%) Salesforce.com
3 5 (1.71%) Oracle
4 4 (1.37%) Google
5 3 (1.03%) Splunk
5 3 (1.03%) Xamarin
6 2 (0.68%) Adobe
6 2 (0.68%) Red Hat
6 2 (0.68%) Twitter
7 1 (0.34%) Progress
7 1 (0.34%) Renesas
7 1 (0.34%) Zend