Period
to 16 November 2019

The median annual salary for a Software Engineer was £50,000 in advertised job vacancies in Yorkshire during the 6 months to 16 November 2019.

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
16 Nov 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 71 85 90
Rank change year-on-year +14 +5 0
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Engineer 275 278 297
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire 4.04% 3.31% 3.02%
As % of the Job Titles category 4.15% 3.42% 3.10%
Number of salaries quoted 228 234 278
Yorkshire median annual salary £50,000 £45,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +11.11% -10.00% +20.48%
10th Percentile £34,675 £35,000 £35,000
90th Percentile £75,000 £56,250 £60,000
England median annual salary £53,685 £51,250 £50,000
% change year-on-year +4.75% +2.50% +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 6,626 8,134 9,589
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 97.23% 96.84% 97.58%
Number of salaries quoted 5,406 6,675 8,032
Yorkshire median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £41,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% +3.66% +2.50%
10th Percentile £24,750 £25,000 £25,000
90th Percentile £65,000 £61,250 £60,000
England median annual salary £52,419 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +4.84% - +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 16 November 2019.

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 16 November 2019. 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 +32 202 £50,000 +11.11% 57
South Yorkshire +4 46 £40,000 -15.79% 23
North Yorkshire -36 24 £44,000 +3.53% 9
East Yorkshire -5 2 £43,000 +30.30% 3
Software Engineer
England

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

For the 6 months to 16 November 2019, 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.

1 273 (99.27%) Software Engineering
2 132 (48.00%) Agile Software Development
3 125 (45.45%) Java
4 110 (40.00%) JavaScript
5 90 (32.73%) Docker
6 75 (27.27%) Kubernetes
7 74 (26.91%) Microservices
8 71 (25.82%) .NET
8 71 (25.82%) Continuous Integration
9 70 (25.45%) Spring
10 69 (25.09%) DevOps
11 67 (24.36%) C#
12 65 (23.64%) MySQL
13 64 (23.27%) TDD
14 60 (21.82%) Spring Boot
15 59 (21.45%) React
16 52 (18.91%) Git (software)
17 50 (18.18%) Mentoring
18 48 (17.45%) Kafka
18 48 (17.45%) Node.js
18 48 (17.45%) OO
19 47 (17.09%) MongoDB
19 47 (17.09%) Degree
20 46 (16.73%) AWS
21 45 (16.36%) HTML
22 44 (16.00%) SQL
23 43 (15.64%) Computer Science
24 42 (15.27%) Self-Motivation
25 41 (14.91%) CSS
26 39 (14.18%) Test Automation

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 7 (2.55%) Apache Spark
2 6 (2.18%) Elasticsearch
3 5 (1.82%) SharePoint
4 4 (1.45%) CMS
5 3 (1.09%) nginx
6 2 (0.73%) Confluence
7 1 (0.36%) Apache Solr
7 1 (0.36%) IIS
7 1 (0.36%) Umbraco
Applications
1 2 (0.73%) Chatbot
Business Applications
1 1 (0.36%) Sage 200
1 1 (0.36%) Sage 50
Cloud Services
1 46 (16.73%) AWS
2 26 (9.45%) Azure
3 13 (4.73%) FinancialForce
3 13 (4.73%) Force.com
4 12 (4.36%) GCP
5 4 (1.45%) GitHub
6 3 (1.09%) AWS Lambda
6 3 (1.09%) Serverless
7 1 (0.36%) Apigee
7 1 (0.36%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
7 1 (0.36%) Fastly
7 1 (0.36%) NuGet
7 1 (0.36%) OpenShift
7 1 (0.36%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (1.09%) Internet
2 2 (0.73%) AMQP
2 2 (0.73%) TCP/IP
3 1 (0.36%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 65 (23.64%) MySQL
2 47 (17.09%) MongoDB
3 32 (11.64%) SQL Server
4 31 (11.27%) PostgreSQL
5 26 (9.45%) NoSQL
6 23 (8.36%) Redis
7 8 (2.91%) Hadoop
7 8 (2.91%) Relational Database
8 7 (2.55%) Apache Cassandra
9 6 (2.18%) Flink
10 2 (0.73%) Couchbase
11 1 (0.36%) Amazon DynamoDB
11 1 (0.36%) Big Data
11 1 (0.36%) Blockchain
11 1 (0.36%) RDBMS
11 1 (0.36%) Riak
11 1 (0.36%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 52 (18.91%) Git (software)
2 34 (12.36%) Jenkins
3 15 (5.45%) Selenium
4 13 (4.73%) Subversion
5 10 (3.64%) JIRA
6 9 (3.27%) Xcode
7 7 (2.55%) NUnit
7 7 (2.55%) WebDriver
8 6 (2.18%) Cucumber
8 6 (2.18%) Visual Studio
8 6 (2.18%) webpack
9 5 (1.82%) CppUnit
9 5 (1.82%) Maven
9 5 (1.82%) TestComplete
10 3 (1.09%) Eclipse
10 3 (1.09%) JUnit
10 3 (1.09%) SpecFlow
10 3 (1.09%) TeamCity
11 2 (0.73%) Bitbucket
11 2 (0.73%) SoapUI
General
1 32 (11.64%) Finance
2 12 (4.36%) Marketing
2 12 (4.36%) Online Betting
3 11 (4.00%) Manufacturing
4 9 (3.27%) Public Sector
5 5 (1.82%) Banking
5 5 (1.82%) Retail
6 4 (1.45%) Automotive
7 2 (0.73%) Electronics
7 2 (0.73%) Games
8 1 (0.36%) Legal
8 1 (0.36%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 71 (25.82%) .NET
2 70 (25.45%) Spring
3 60 (21.82%) Spring Boot
4 59 (21.45%) React
5 48 (17.45%) Kafka
5 48 (17.45%) Node.js
6 45 (16.36%) HTML
7 41 (14.91%) CSS
8 35 (12.73%) RabbitMQ
9 25 (9.09%) AngularJS
10 24 (8.73%) .NET Framework
10 24 (8.73%) ASP.NET
10 24 (8.73%) jQuery
11 19 (6.91%) Web Services
12 18 (6.55%) ASP.NET MVC
13 17 (6.18%) WebSockets
14 16 (5.82%) .NET Core
15 14 (5.09%) Entity Framework
15 14 (5.09%) RESTful
15 14 (5.09%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 42 (15.27%) Self-Motivation
2 37 (13.45%) Greenfield Project
3 19 (6.91%) Enterprise Software
4 15 (5.45%) Mobile App
5 7 (2.55%) Algorithms
5 7 (2.55%) Embedded Systems
5 7 (2.55%) User Experience
6 6 (2.18%) NHS
6 6 (2.18%) Robotics
7 5 (1.82%) Digital Media
7 5 (1.82%) Smartphone
8 4 (1.45%) Client/Server
9 3 (1.09%) Internet of Things
9 3 (1.09%) Mobile Banking
10 2 (0.73%) BBC
10 2 (0.73%) CAN bus
10 2 (0.73%) Data Structures
10 2 (0.73%) e-Learning
10 2 (0.73%) Life Science
11 1 (0.36%) Blog
Operating Systems
1 27 (9.82%) Linux
2 15 (5.45%) Apple iOS
3 10 (3.64%) Windows
4 7 (2.55%) Android
5 4 (1.45%) Mac OS X
5 4 (1.45%) Unix
6 3 (1.09%) Embedded Linux
7 1 (0.36%) Windows Embedded Compact
7 1 (0.36%) Windows Server
7 1 (0.36%) Windows Server 2008
7 1 (0.36%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 273 (99.27%) Software Engineering
2 132 (48.00%) Agile Software Development
3 74 (26.91%) Microservices
4 71 (25.82%) Continuous Integration
5 69 (25.09%) DevOps
6 64 (23.27%) TDD
7 50 (18.18%) Mentoring
8 48 (17.45%) OO
9 43 (15.64%) Computer Science
10 39 (14.18%) Test Automation
11 38 (13.82%) MVC
12 36 (13.09%) Scrum
13 26 (9.45%) Open Source
13 26 (9.45%) Problem-Solving
14 24 (8.73%) Mobile Development
15 20 (7.27%) SDLC
16 18 (6.55%) Analytics
16 18 (6.55%) Unit Testing
17 16 (5.82%) Decision-Making
17 16 (5.82%) Kanban
Programming Languages
1 125 (45.45%) Java
2 110 (40.00%) JavaScript
3 67 (24.36%) C#
4 44 (16.00%) SQL
5 38 (13.82%) Kotlin
6 33 (12.00%) Python
7 27 (9.82%) PHP
8 26 (9.45%) C++
9 23 (8.36%) C
10 21 (7.64%) Java 8
11 16 (5.82%) Go
11 16 (5.82%) TypeScript
12 9 (3.27%) Apple Swift
12 9 (3.27%) Objective-C
13 6 (2.18%) Ruby
13 6 (2.18%) Scala
13 6 (2.18%) T-SQL
14 5 (1.82%) VB.NET
15 4 (1.45%) Embedded C
16 3 (1.09%) Embedded C++
Qualifications
1 47 (17.09%) Degree
2 13 (4.73%) Computer Science Degree
3 6 (2.18%) Postgraduate
4 1 (0.36%) AWS Certification
4 1 (0.36%) Master's Degree
4 1 (0.36%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (1.82%) QA
2 2 (0.73%) IEC 61508
2 2 (0.73%) ISO 26262
2 2 (0.73%) MISRA
System Software
1 90 (32.73%) Docker
2 2 (0.73%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 75 (27.27%) Kubernetes
2 32 (11.64%) Terraform
3 15 (5.45%) Opscode Chef
4 10 (3.64%) Ansible
5 6 (2.18%) Puppet
6 2 (0.73%) Graphite
Vendors
1 14 (5.09%) Microsoft
2 13 (4.73%) Advent
2 13 (4.73%) Salesforce.com
3 6 (2.18%) UiPath
4 5 (1.82%) Autodesk
4 5 (1.82%) Google
4 5 (1.82%) Perforce
4 5 (1.82%) TOWER Software
5 4 (1.45%) Oracle
6 3 (1.09%) Xamarin
7 1 (0.36%) Atlassian
7 1 (0.36%) hybris
7 1 (0.36%) Sage
7 1 (0.36%) Xero