Period
to 21 January 2021

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Yorkshire with a requirement for Software Engineering skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Software Engineering over the 6 months to 21 January 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Software Engineering
England > Yorkshire
6 months to
21 Jan 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 11 21 18
Rank change year-on-year +10 -3 +8
Permanent jobs citing Software Engineering 500 513 742
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in Yorkshire 13.15% 8.37% 10.03%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 14.18% 9.19% 10.85%
Number of salaries quoted 555 452 707
Median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.00% +11.11% -5.26%
10th Percentile £40,000 £32,500 £33,650
90th Percentile £65,000 £75,000 £62,203
England median annual salary £60,000 £60,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year - +9.09% +4.76%

Software Engineering is in the Processes and Methodologies category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in Yorkshire with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Yorkshire
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 3,526 5,581 6,838
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire 92.72% 91.07% 92.47%
Number of salaries quoted 2,954 4,661 5,610
Median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £43,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.56% +3.45% +2.35%
10th Percentile £30,684 £27,000 £26,250
90th Percentile £66,250 £67,500 £62,500
England median annual salary £55,000 £55,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year - +4.76% +5.00%

Software Engineering
Job Vacancy Trend in Yorkshire

Job postings citing Software Engineering as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire.

Job vacancy trend for Software Engineering in Yorkshire

Software Engineering
Salary Trend in Yorkshire

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing Software Engineering in Yorkshire.

Salary trend for Software Engineering in Yorkshire

Software Engineering
Salary Histogram in Yorkshire

Salary distribution for jobs citing Software Engineering in Yorkshire over the 6 months to 21 January 2021.

Salary histogram for Software Engineering in Yorkshire

Software Engineering
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 Engineering within the Yorkshire region over the 6 months to 21 January 2021. 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 +5 237 £52,500 +5.00% 62
South Yorkshire +23 146 £50,000 +17.65% 26
North Yorkshire +13 89 £47,500 -5.00% 12
East Yorkshire 0 7 £31,500 -30.00% 1
Software Engineering
England

For the 6 months to 21 January 2021, IT jobs citing Software Engineering also mentioned the following 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 with a requirement for Software Engineering.

1 284 (56.80%) Java
2 251 (50.20%) SQL
3 243 (48.60%) Agile Software Development
4 197 (39.40%) C#
5 192 (38.40%) JavaScript
6 174 (34.80%) Degree
7 170 (34.00%) Python
8 152 (30.40%) NoSQL
9 134 (26.80%) AWS
10 124 (24.80%) Git (software)
11 117 (23.40%) Unit Testing
12 111 (22.20%) Continuous Integration
13 107 (21.40%) .NET
14 105 (21.00%) OO
15 104 (20.80%) DevOps
16 96 (19.20%) TDD
17 95 (19.00%) Data Structures
17 95 (19.00%) Algorithms
18 92 (18.40%) Azure
19 88 (17.60%) Node.js
20 87 (17.40%) AngularJS
21 84 (16.80%) Scrum
22 80 (16.00%) C++
23 77 (15.40%) Subversion
24 76 (15.20%) Big Data
25 75 (15.00%) Computer Science
26 74 (14.80%) Test Automation
27 73 (14.60%) Mercurial
28 69 (13.80%) Mathematics
29 66 (13.20%) GCP

Software Engineering
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 37 (7.40%) Elasticsearch
2 33 (6.60%) nginx
3 6 (1.20%) Confluence
4 5 (1.00%) Apache Spark
5 4 (0.80%) Umbraco
5 4 (0.80%) WebSphere
6 3 (0.60%) CMS
6 3 (0.60%) Headless CMS
7 2 (0.40%) Apache
7 2 (0.40%) NServiceBus
7 2 (0.40%) WebSphere Application Server
8 1 (0.20%) Apache Airflow
8 1 (0.20%) JBoss
8 1 (0.20%) Jetty
8 1 (0.20%) Luigi
8 1 (0.20%) Oracle Workflow
8 1 (0.20%) Tomcat
8 1 (0.20%) WebLogic
Applications
1 3 (0.60%) AutoCAD
Business Applications
1 1 (0.20%) Sentinel
Cloud Services
1 134 (26.80%) AWS
2 92 (18.40%) Azure
3 66 (13.20%) GCP
4 30 (6.00%) AWS CloudFormation
5 6 (1.20%) Amazon EC2
6 5 (1.00%) NuGet
6 5 (1.00%) Serverless
7 4 (0.80%) Amazon S3
7 4 (0.80%) AWS IoT
8 3 (0.60%) AWS CodeBuild
8 3 (0.60%) AWS CodeCommit
8 3 (0.60%) AWS CodePipeline
8 3 (0.60%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
8 3 (0.60%) AWS Lambda
8 3 (0.60%) SaaS
9 2 (0.40%) Logic Apps
10 1 (0.20%) Power Automate
10 1 (0.20%) Power Platform
10 1 (0.20%) PowerApps
10 1 (0.20%) Slack
Communications & Networking
1 20 (4.00%) Wireless
2 19 (3.80%) Ethernet
3 15 (3.00%) Wi-Fi
4 14 (2.80%) TCP/IP
5 13 (2.60%) Bluetooth
6 12 (2.40%) MQTT
7 4 (0.80%) RS-232
7 4 (0.80%) RS-485
8 2 (0.40%) AMQP
8 2 (0.40%) HTTP
8 2 (0.40%) Internet
8 2 (0.40%) Modbus
9 1 (0.20%) GSM
9 1 (0.20%) ZigBee
Database & Business Intelligence
1 152 (30.40%) NoSQL
2 76 (15.20%) Big Data
3 51 (10.20%) SQL Server
4 40 (8.00%) PostgreSQL
5 35 (7.00%) Redis
6 15 (3.00%) Data Lake
7 13 (2.60%) Data Warehouse
8 10 (2.00%) BigQuery
8 10 (2.00%) CloverETL
8 10 (2.00%) SQL Server 2012
8 10 (2.00%) SQL Server 2016
8 10 (2.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 9 (1.80%) MongoDB
9 9 (1.80%) Relational Database
10 7 (1.40%) Hadoop
11 6 (1.20%) Amazon RDS
11 6 (1.20%) MySQL
12 4 (0.80%) Amazon DynamoDB
13 3 (0.60%) Couchbase
14 2 (0.40%) Apache Cassandra
Development Applications
1 124 (24.80%) Git (software)
2 77 (15.40%) Subversion
3 73 (14.60%) Mercurial
4 41 (8.20%) Jenkins
5 14 (2.80%) JUnit
6 12 (2.40%) Maven
7 8 (1.60%) Spinnaker
8 7 (1.40%) SonarQube
9 6 (1.20%) JIRA
9 6 (1.20%) Team Foundation Server
9 6 (1.20%) Visual Studio
10 5 (1.00%) Bitbucket
10 5 (1.00%) Cucumber
10 5 (1.00%) NUnit
10 5 (1.00%) Selenium
10 5 (1.00%) TeamCity
11 3 (0.60%) Babel
11 3 (0.60%) Eclipse
11 3 (0.60%) webpack
12 2 (0.40%) git-flow
General
1 48 (9.60%) Finance
2 18 (3.60%) Marketing
3 9 (1.80%) Electronics
4 6 (1.20%) Manufacturing
5 5 (1.00%) Public Sector
6 4 (0.80%) Games
7 3 (0.60%) Automotive
8 2 (0.40%) Banking
8 2 (0.40%) Retail
9 1 (0.20%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 346 (69.20%) Software Engineer
2 106 (21.20%) Java Engineer
2 106 (21.20%) Java Software Engineer
3 93 (18.60%) Developer
4 75 (15.00%) Senior Software Engineer
5 33 (6.60%) Python Engineer
5 33 (6.60%) Python Software Engineer
6 32 (6.40%) C# Software Engineer
7 28 (5.60%) .NET Developer
7 28 (5.60%) .NET Software Engineer
8 26 (5.20%) Embedded Engineer
9 25 (5.00%) Embedded Software Engineer
10 22 (4.40%) Java Developer
10 22 (4.40%) Senior Developer
11 21 (4.20%) Senior Embedded Software Engineer
12 20 (4.00%) Mobile Engineer
12 20 (4.00%) Mobile Software Engineer
12 20 (4.00%) Senior .NET Software Engineer
12 20 (4.00%) Senior Java Engineer
12 20 (4.00%) Senior Java Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 107 (21.40%) .NET
2 88 (17.60%) Node.js
3 87 (17.40%) AngularJS
4 48 (9.60%) HTML
5 42 (8.40%) Vue.js
6 41 (8.20%) REST
7 37 (7.40%) RabbitMQ
8 36 (7.20%) CSS
8 36 (7.20%) React
8 36 (7.20%) RESTful
9 34 (6.80%) ASP.NET
10 28 (5.60%) .NET Core
10 28 (5.60%) Spring
11 25 (5.00%) Spring Boot
12 17 (3.40%) ASP.NET Web API
13 15 (3.00%) HTML5
14 11 (2.20%) ASP.NET MVC
15 10 (2.00%) Android SDK
16 7 (1.40%) Kafka
16 7 (1.40%) Laravel
Miscellaneous
1 95 (19.00%) Algorithms
1 95 (19.00%) Data Structures
2 48 (9.60%) Management Information System
3 31 (6.20%) Greenfield Project
4 12 (2.40%) Analytical Skills
4 12 (2.40%) Device Driver
4 12 (2.40%) Embedded Systems
4 12 (2.40%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
5 10 (2.00%) Mobile App
5 10 (2.00%) Self-Motivation
6 9 (1.80%) User Experience
7 8 (1.60%) Enterprise Software
8 5 (1.00%) Video\Live Streaming
9 4 (0.80%) Virtual Team
10 3 (0.60%) NHS
11 1 (0.20%) 3D Graphics
11 1 (0.20%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
11 1 (0.20%) Internet of Things
11 1 (0.20%) PKI
11 1 (0.20%) Robotics
Operating Systems
1 28 (5.60%) Linux
2 18 (3.60%) Apple iOS
2 18 (3.60%) Windows
3 13 (2.60%) Android
4 1 (0.20%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (0.20%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 243 (48.60%) Agile Software Development
2 117 (23.40%) Unit Testing
3 111 (22.20%) Continuous Integration
4 105 (21.00%) OO
5 104 (20.80%) DevOps
6 96 (19.20%) TDD
7 84 (16.80%) Scrum
8 75 (15.00%) Computer Science
9 74 (14.80%) Test Automation
10 69 (13.80%) Mathematics
11 62 (12.40%) Decision-Making
12 56 (11.20%) Microservices
13 51 (10.20%) Project Management
14 48 (9.60%) Information Management
15 47 (9.40%) OOP
16 44 (8.80%) SOLID
17 39 (7.80%) MVC
18 37 (7.40%) Mentoring
18 37 (7.40%) Problem-Solving
19 34 (6.80%) Open Source
Programming Languages
1 284 (56.80%) Java
2 251 (50.20%) SQL
3 197 (39.40%) C#
4 192 (38.40%) JavaScript
5 170 (34.00%) Python
6 80 (16.00%) C++
7 35 (7.00%) Scala
8 34 (6.80%) Go
8 34 (6.80%) Ruby
9 33 (6.60%) Kotlin
10 15 (3.00%) T-SQL
11 14 (2.80%) C
11 14 (2.80%) R
12 13 (2.60%) Embedded C
13 12 (2.40%) Apple Swift
13 12 (2.40%) TypeScript
14 11 (2.20%) PHP
15 10 (2.00%) Objective-C
16 6 (1.20%) Embedded C++
17 2 (0.40%) PHP 7
Qualifications
1 174 (34.80%) Degree
2 66 (13.20%) Numerate Degree
3 6 (1.20%) Computer Science Degree
4 2 (0.40%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (2.00%) QA
2 2 (0.40%) SLA
System Software
1 53 (10.60%) Docker
2 2 (0.40%) Firmware
2 2 (0.40%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 55 (11.00%) Kubernetes
2 38 (7.60%) Terraform
3 26 (5.20%) Ansible
4 2 (0.40%) Oozie
5 1 (0.20%) Cobbler
5 1 (0.20%) Opscode Chef
5 1 (0.20%) Puppet
5 1 (0.20%) Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 26 (5.20%) Oracle
2 22 (4.40%) Microsoft
3 21 (4.20%) Google
4 11 (2.20%) Xamarin
5 4 (0.80%) Atlassian
6 2 (0.40%) Salesforce.com
7 1 (0.20%) Adobe
7 1 (0.20%) IBM
7 1 (0.20%) TIBCO
7 1 (0.20%) Zend