Period
to 17 October 2018

The median annual salary for a Software Engineer was £45,000 in advertised job vacancies in Yorkshire during the 6 months to 17 October 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
17 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 83 79 102
Rank change year-on-year -4 +23 -21
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Engineer 283 323 320
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire 3.39% 3.39% 2.84%
As % of the Job Titles category 3.51% 3.47% 2.90%
Number of salaries quoted 233 302 316
Yorkshire median annual salary £45,000 £50,000 £40,750
Median salary % change year-on-year -10.00% +22.70% +1.88%
10th Percentile £35,000 £35,000 £28,250
90th Percentile £55,000 £60,000 £55,000
England median annual salary £50,000 £48,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +3.09% +7.78% -

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 8,064 9,302 11,039
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.68% 97.48% 97.92%
Number of salaries quoted 6,622 7,795 9,258
Yorkshire median annual salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.41% +3.75% -
10th Percentile £25,000 £25,000 £24,500
90th Percentile £61,250 £60,000 £62,500
England median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £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 17 October 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 17 October 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 +9 178 £45,000 -10.00% 38
South Yorkshire -1 55 £47,500 +11.76% 18
North Yorkshire -4 41 £42,500 - 6
East Yorkshire +16 12 £37,000 +85.00% 7
Software Engineer
England

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

For the 6 months to 17 October 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.

1 263 (92.93%) Software Engineering
2 189 (66.78%) Agile Software Development
3 161 (56.89%) Java
4 127 (44.88%) C#
5 104 (36.75%) JavaScript
6 79 (27.92%) .NET
6 79 (27.92%) TDD
7 73 (25.80%) Microservices
8 72 (25.44%) Jenkins
9 71 (25.09%) DevOps
10 70 (24.73%) CSS
11 69 (24.38%) HTML
11 69 (24.38%) Spring
12 66 (23.32%) SQL
12 66 (23.32%) Scrum
13 64 (22.61%) C++
14 63 (22.26%) Java 8
15 56 (19.79%) Continuous Integration
15 56 (19.79%) Test Automation
16 54 (19.08%) Python
17 50 (17.67%) OO
18 49 (17.31%) Greenfield Project
19 45 (15.90%) Linux
19 45 (15.90%) ASP.NET
20 44 (15.55%) Spring Boot
21 43 (15.19%) AngularJS
21 43 (15.19%) BDD
22 42 (14.84%) Git (software)
22 42 (14.84%) Selenium
22 42 (14.84%) jQuery

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 22 (7.77%) Elasticsearch
2 15 (5.30%) nginx
3 10 (3.53%) Tomcat
4 9 (3.18%) JBoss
5 8 (2.83%) Apache
6 6 (2.12%) Apache ServiceMix
6 6 (2.12%) WordPress
7 5 (1.77%) NServiceBus
7 5 (1.77%) WebLogic
7 5 (1.77%) WebSphere
8 4 (1.41%) Confluence
9 2 (0.71%) Apache Solr
9 2 (0.71%) CMS
9 2 (0.71%) Jetty
10 1 (0.35%) CICS
10 1 (0.35%) IIS
10 1 (0.35%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (0.35%) HipChat
Business Applications
1 1 (0.35%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 28 (9.89%) Amazon AWS
1 28 (9.89%) Microsoft Azure
2 7 (2.47%) SaaS
3 5 (1.77%) FinancialForce
4 2 (0.71%) Cloud Computing
4 2 (0.71%) GitHub
4 2 (0.71%) PaaS
4 2 (0.71%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 4 (1.41%) HTTP
2 3 (1.06%) HTTPS
2 3 (1.06%) SSL
3 1 (0.35%) Bluetooth
3 1 (0.35%) Broadband
3 1 (0.35%) DNS
3 1 (0.35%) DVB
3 1 (0.35%) TCP/IP
3 1 (0.35%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 33 (11.66%) NoSQL
2 26 (9.19%) MySQL
3 25 (8.83%) SQL Server
4 23 (8.13%) MongoDB
5 22 (7.77%) Redis
6 14 (4.95%) PostgreSQL
7 13 (4.59%) CouchDB
7 13 (4.59%) SQLite
8 10 (3.53%) Apache Cassandra
9 3 (1.06%) Adabas
9 3 (1.06%) Relational Database
10 2 (0.71%) Big Data
11 1 (0.35%) Blockchain
11 1 (0.35%) Data Warehouse
11 1 (0.35%) DB2
11 1 (0.35%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 72 (25.44%) Jenkins
2 42 (14.84%) Git (software)
2 42 (14.84%) Selenium
3 27 (9.54%) Maven
4 26 (9.19%) JIRA
5 21 (7.42%) SoapUI
6 20 (7.07%) NUnit
6 20 (7.07%) Subversion
6 20 (7.07%) WebDriver
7 19 (6.71%) Cucumber
8 17 (6.01%) MSTest
9 16 (5.65%) Mercurial
10 10 (3.53%) Visual Studio
11 8 (2.83%) JUnit
12 7 (2.47%) Visual Studio Team System
13 4 (1.41%) Octopus Deploy
13 4 (1.41%) SonarQube
13 4 (1.41%) TeamCity
14 3 (1.06%) Gerrit
14 3 (1.06%) GitLab
General
1 35 (12.37%) Finance
2 17 (6.01%) Electronics
3 10 (3.53%) Automotive
4 8 (2.83%) Games
5 6 (2.12%) Marketing
6 4 (1.41%) Manufacturing
7 3 (1.06%) Back Office
7 3 (1.06%) Telecoms
8 2 (0.71%) Advertising
8 2 (0.71%) Aerospace
8 2 (0.71%) Financial Institution
8 2 (0.71%) Retail
9 1 (0.35%) Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 79 (27.92%) .NET
2 70 (24.73%) CSS
3 69 (24.38%) HTML
3 69 (24.38%) Spring
4 45 (15.90%) ASP.NET
5 44 (15.55%) Spring Boot
6 43 (15.19%) AngularJS
7 42 (14.84%) jQuery
8 38 (13.43%) RESTful
9 35 (12.37%) Node.js
10 32 (11.31%) Spring Security
10 32 (11.31%) XML
11 31 (10.95%) React
12 30 (10.60%) Web Services
13 25 (8.83%) RabbitMQ
14 24 (8.48%) SOAP
15 21 (7.42%) HTML5
16 20 (7.07%) WCF
16 20 (7.07%) WPF
17 19 (6.71%) LINQ
Miscellaneous
1 49 (17.31%) Greenfield Project
2 28 (9.89%) Computer Science
2 28 (9.89%) Enterprise Software
3 18 (6.36%) Mobile App
4 16 (5.65%) Analytical Skills
5 10 (3.53%) Device Driver
5 10 (3.53%) User Experience
6 8 (2.83%) Self-Motivation
7 5 (1.77%) Xbox
8 3 (1.06%) Cloud Native
9 2 (0.71%) Digital TV
9 2 (0.71%) EPoS
9 2 (0.71%) Life Science
9 2 (0.71%) Smartphone
10 1 (0.35%) e-Learning
10 1 (0.35%) NHS
10 1 (0.35%) Photography
10 1 (0.35%) SCORM
10 1 (0.35%) STB
10 1 (0.35%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 45 (15.90%) Linux
2 14 (4.95%) Windows
3 12 (4.24%) Embedded Linux
4 5 (1.77%) Android
5 4 (1.41%) Unix
6 3 (1.06%) Apple iOS
6 3 (1.06%) Windows Server
7 1 (0.35%) Windows Embedded Compact
7 1 (0.35%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 263 (92.93%) Software Engineering
2 189 (66.78%) Agile Software Development
3 79 (27.92%) TDD
4 73 (25.80%) Microservices
5 71 (25.09%) DevOps
6 66 (23.32%) Scrum
7 56 (19.79%) Continuous Integration
7 56 (19.79%) Test Automation
8 50 (17.67%) OO
9 43 (15.19%) BDD
10 41 (14.49%) Open Source
11 36 (12.72%) Mentoring
12 29 (10.25%) Unit Testing
13 28 (9.89%) MVC
13 28 (9.89%) SDLC
14 26 (9.19%) Problem-Solving
15 22 (7.77%) SDET
15 22 (7.77%) Web Development
16 21 (7.42%) API Testing
16 21 (7.42%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 161 (56.89%) Java
2 127 (44.88%) C#
3 104 (36.75%) JavaScript
4 66 (23.32%) SQL
5 64 (22.61%) C++
6 63 (22.26%) Java 8
7 54 (19.08%) Python
8 40 (14.13%) Java 9
9 33 (11.66%) PHP
10 23 (8.13%) C
10 23 (8.13%) T-SQL
11 17 (6.01%) PL/SQL
12 12 (4.24%) Ruby
12 12 (4.24%) TypeScript
13 8 (2.83%) PHP 7
14 7 (2.47%) Go
15 6 (2.12%) Embedded C++
16 5 (1.77%) PowerShell
17 3 (1.06%) Bash Shell
17 3 (1.06%) Embedded C
Qualifications
1 35 (12.37%) Degree
2 5 (1.77%) DBS Check
3 2 (0.71%) Computer Science Degree
3 2 (0.71%) OCP
3 2 (0.71%) OCPJP
3 2 (0.71%) Oracle Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (3.18%) QA
2 1 (0.35%) GDPR
2 1 (0.35%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 35 (12.37%) Docker
2 2 (0.71%) Active Directory
2 2 (0.71%) Apache ZooKeeper
Systems Management
1 24 (8.48%) Ansible
2 9 (3.18%) Kubernetes
3 6 (2.12%) Puppet
4 5 (1.77%) Terraform
5 4 (1.41%) Prometheus
6 3 (1.06%) Opscode Chef
7 1 (0.35%) Packer
Vendors
1 18 (6.36%) Oracle
2 11 (3.89%) Microsoft
3 8 (2.83%) Zend
4 6 (2.12%) Red Hat
4 6 (2.12%) Salesforce.com
5 4 (1.41%) IBM
5 4 (1.41%) Xamarin
6 3 (1.06%) Atlassian
6 3 (1.06%) MuleSoft
6 3 (1.06%) webMethods
7 2 (0.71%) Google
7 2 (0.71%) Twitter
8 1 (0.35%) hybris
8 1 (0.35%) SAP