Period
to 23 September 2019

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 23 September 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Software Engineering
England > Yorkshire
6 months to
23 Sep 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 28 25 21
Rank change year-on-year -3 -4 +18
Permanent jobs citing Software Engineering 643 714 816
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire 8.71% 8.28% 8.13%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 9.59% 8.98% 8.76%
Number of salaries quoted 561 558 702
Yorkshire median annual salary £50,000 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +11.11% - +5.88%
10th Percentile £32,500 £33,750 £30,000
90th Percentile £67,500 £60,089 £60,000
England median annual salary £57,500 £52,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year +9.52% +5.00% -

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 6,705 7,953 9,317
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire 90.82% 92.26% 92.88%
Number of salaries quoted 5,395 6,557 7,809
Yorkshire median annual salary £44,000 £43,146 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +1.98% +1.52% +6.25%
10th Percentile £25,750 £26,000 £26,250
90th Percentile £65,000 £62,500 £61,250
England median annual salary £52,500 £50,140 £50,000
% change year-on-year +4.71% +0.28% -

Software Engineering
Job Vacancy Trend in Yorkshire

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

Job vacancy trend for Software Engineering in Yorkshire

Software Engineering
Salary Trend in Yorkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Software Engineering in Yorkshire.

Salary trend for Software Engineering in Yorkshire

Software Engineering
Salary Histogram in Yorkshire

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Software Engineering in Yorkshire over the 6 months to 23 September 2019.

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 23 September 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 +11 437 £50,000 +11.11% 89
South Yorkshire +6 102 £41,002 -8.88% 30
North Yorkshire -71 69 £50,000 +11.11% 10
East Yorkshire +5 23 £45,000 +21.62% 7
Software Engineering
England

For the 6 months to 23 September 2019, 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.

1 327 (50.86%) Agile Software Development
2 273 (42.46%) C#
3 271 (42.15%) JavaScript
4 241 (37.48%) .NET
5 228 (35.46%) Java
6 176 (27.37%) DevOps
7 169 (26.28%) SQL
8 152 (23.64%) MVC
9 146 (22.71%) TDD
10 128 (19.91%) ASP.NET
11 125 (19.44%) Continuous Integration
12 123 (19.13%) Finance
13 107 (16.64%) Docker
14 105 (16.33%) SQL Server
15 101 (15.71%) Git (software)
16 100 (15.55%) ASP.NET MVC
16 100 (15.55%) HTML
17 96 (14.93%) Microsoft
17 96 (14.93%) Spring
18 92 (14.31%) Scrum
19 89 (13.84%) jQuery
20 87 (13.53%) Microservices
21 84 (13.06%) Mentoring
21 84 (13.06%) Degree
22 78 (12.13%) BDD
23 77 (11.98%) AWS
24 76 (11.82%) Greenfield Project
25 75 (11.66%) Python
26 74 (11.51%) CSS
27 73 (11.35%) MySQL

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 28 (4.35%) IIS
2 12 (1.87%) Elasticsearch
3 8 (1.24%) Confluence
3 8 (1.24%) nginx
4 6 (0.93%) SharePoint
5 4 (0.62%) Tomcat
6 3 (0.47%) Drupal
7 2 (0.31%) Adobe Experience Manager
8 1 (0.16%) Apache Solr
8 1 (0.16%) Apache Spark
8 1 (0.16%) CMS
8 1 (0.16%) ColdFusion
8 1 (0.16%) Umbraco
8 1 (0.16%) WebSphere
8 1 (0.16%) WebSphere Application Server
8 1 (0.16%) WordPress
Applications
1 4 (0.62%) Chatbot
2 3 (0.47%) EngageOne
3 2 (0.31%) Adobe Illustrator
3 2 (0.31%) Photoshop
4 1 (0.16%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 1 (0.16%) InDesign
4 1 (0.16%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 6 (0.93%) Payment Gateway
2 2 (0.31%) SAP Hybris
3 1 (0.16%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 77 (11.98%) AWS
2 66 (10.26%) Azure
3 16 (2.49%) G Suite
3 16 (2.49%) Office 365
4 15 (2.33%) GCP
5 11 (1.71%) GitHub
6 10 (1.56%) FinancialForce
6 10 (1.56%) Force.com
7 9 (1.40%) SaaS
8 7 (1.09%) PaaS
9 6 (0.93%) IaaS
9 6 (0.93%) Serverless
10 5 (0.78%) IBM Cloud
11 4 (0.62%) AWS Lambda
12 2 (0.31%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
12 2 (0.31%) BrowserStack
12 2 (0.31%) Slack
13 1 (0.16%) Adobe Creative Cloud
13 1 (0.16%) Fastly
13 1 (0.16%) Google Play
Communications & Networking
1 10 (1.56%) Internet
2 4 (0.62%) HTTP
3 2 (0.31%) SSL
3 2 (0.31%) TCP/IP
4 1 (0.16%) Broadband
4 1 (0.16%) DLNA
4 1 (0.16%) HTTPS
4 1 (0.16%) UPnP
4 1 (0.16%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 105 (16.33%) SQL Server
2 73 (11.35%) MySQL
3 47 (7.31%) MongoDB
4 33 (5.13%) NoSQL
5 22 (3.42%) PostgreSQL
6 19 (2.95%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 14 (2.18%) Redis
8 13 (2.02%) Relational Database
9 12 (1.87%) Big Data
10 5 (0.78%) Couchbase
10 5 (0.78%) Hadoop
11 4 (0.62%) Blockchain
11 4 (0.62%) RDBMS
12 3 (0.47%) Amazon DynamoDB
12 3 (0.47%) Apache Cassandra
12 3 (0.47%) Looker
12 3 (0.47%) Riak
13 1 (0.16%) Amazon Aurora
13 1 (0.16%) Amazon Redshift
13 1 (0.16%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 101 (15.71%) Git (software)
2 54 (8.40%) Jenkins
3 32 (4.98%) Selenium
4 31 (4.82%) Visual Studio
5 30 (4.67%) Cucumber
6 26 (4.04%) Subversion
7 20 (3.11%) JMeter
7 20 (3.11%) SoapUI
7 20 (3.11%) Visual Studio Team System
8 19 (2.95%) Gatling
9 16 (2.49%) Appium
9 16 (2.49%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 16 (2.49%) Buildbot
9 16 (2.49%) NeoLoad
9 16 (2.49%) Ranorex
9 16 (2.49%) WATIR
9 16 (2.49%) WebLOAD
10 13 (2.02%) JIRA
11 9 (1.40%) WebDriver
11 9 (1.40%) Xcode
General
1 123 (19.13%) Finance
2 60 (9.33%) Retail
3 55 (8.55%) Banking
4 39 (6.07%) Marketing
5 17 (2.64%) Games
6 12 (1.87%) Public Sector
7 10 (1.56%) Manufacturing
7 10 (1.56%) Online Betting
8 9 (1.40%) Aerospace
9 6 (0.93%) Legal
10 5 (0.78%) Electronics
11 4 (0.62%) Automotive
12 1 (0.16%) Advertising
12 1 (0.16%) Law
12 1 (0.16%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 267 (41.52%) Software Engineer
2 213 (33.13%) Developer
3 105 (16.33%) C# Developer
4 98 (15.24%) Java Engineer
5 92 (14.31%) Java Software Engineer
6 66 (10.26%) .NET Developer
7 60 (9.33%) C# .NET Developer
8 52 (8.09%) Software Developer
9 50 (7.78%) Senior Software Engineer
10 49 (7.62%) Senior Developer
11 42 (6.53%) Senior C# Developer
12 37 (5.75%) Senior .NET Developer
13 34 (5.29%) Senior C# .NET Developer
14 31 (4.82%) Backend Developer
15 30 (4.67%) Software Team Leader
15 30 (4.67%) Team Leader
16 28 (4.35%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
16 28 (4.35%) Software Engineering Team Leader
17 27 (4.20%) JavaScript Developer
18 25 (3.89%) Senior Backend Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 241 (37.48%) .NET
2 128 (19.91%) ASP.NET
3 100 (15.55%) ASP.NET MVC
3 100 (15.55%) HTML
4 96 (14.93%) Spring
5 89 (13.84%) jQuery
6 74 (11.51%) CSS
7 68 (10.58%) Spring Boot
8 58 (9.02%) React
9 57 (8.86%) Node.js
10 48 (7.47%) XML
11 47 (7.31%) AngularJS
12 46 (7.15%) Web Services
13 45 (7.00%) Kafka
14 38 (5.91%) RabbitMQ
15 35 (5.44%) .NET Framework
16 32 (4.98%) .NET Core
17 27 (4.20%) Entity Framework
18 25 (3.89%) JSON
19 24 (3.73%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 76 (11.82%) Greenfield Project
2 64 (9.95%) Enterprise Software
3 58 (9.02%) Self-Motivation
4 24 (3.73%) Analytical Skills
5 21 (3.27%) User Experience
6 16 (2.49%) Mobile App
7 10 (1.56%) NHS
8 7 (1.09%) Internet of Things
9 6 (0.93%) Management Information System
10 5 (0.78%) Cloud Native
10 5 (0.78%) Public Cloud
11 4 (0.62%) Life Science
12 3 (0.47%) CAN bus
12 3 (0.47%) Embedded Systems
13 2 (0.31%) Mobile Banking
13 2 (0.31%) Video\Live Streaming
14 1 (0.16%) e-Learning
14 1 (0.16%) Online Banking
14 1 (0.16%) Private Cloud
14 1 (0.16%) Robotics
Operating Systems
1 26 (4.04%) Android
2 25 (3.89%) Linux
3 19 (2.95%) Windows
4 18 (2.80%) Apple iOS
5 9 (1.40%) Windows 10
5 9 (1.40%) Windows 7
5 9 (1.40%) Windows Mobile
6 4 (0.62%) Embedded Linux
7 2 (0.31%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 2 (0.31%) Windows Server
8 1 (0.16%) Windows Embedded Compact
8 1 (0.16%) Windows Server 2008
8 1 (0.16%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 327 (50.86%) Agile Software Development
2 176 (27.37%) DevOps
3 152 (23.64%) MVC
4 146 (22.71%) TDD
5 125 (19.44%) Continuous Integration
6 92 (14.31%) Scrum
7 87 (13.53%) Microservices
8 84 (13.06%) Mentoring
9 78 (12.13%) BDD
10 73 (11.35%) OO
11 71 (11.04%) Computer Science
12 64 (9.95%) Open Source
12 64 (9.95%) Problem-Solving
12 64 (9.95%) Test Automation
13 44 (6.84%) Continuous Delivery
14 42 (6.53%) Fintech
15 41 (6.38%) Pair Programming
15 41 (6.38%) Web Development
16 40 (6.22%) Kanban
17 39 (6.07%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 273 (42.46%) C#
2 271 (42.15%) JavaScript
3 228 (35.46%) Java
4 169 (26.28%) SQL
5 75 (11.66%) Python
6 68 (10.58%) PHP
7 60 (9.33%) C++
8 44 (6.84%) Kotlin
9 42 (6.53%) Java 8
10 33 (5.13%) C
11 32 (4.98%) Ruby
12 23 (3.58%) Scala
13 22 (3.42%) TypeScript
14 15 (2.33%) Go
15 12 (1.87%) Java 9
15 12 (1.87%) T-SQL
16 10 (1.56%) Apple Swift
16 10 (1.56%) Objective-C
17 9 (1.40%) Delphi
18 8 (1.24%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 84 (13.06%) Degree
2 18 (2.80%) HND
3 17 (2.64%) Computer Science Degree
4 15 (2.33%) CISM
4 15 (2.33%) CISSP
5 2 (0.31%) ISTQB
5 2 (0.31%) PMI Certification
5 2 (0.31%) PMP
6 1 (0.16%) AWS Certification
6 1 (0.16%) ISEB
6 1 (0.16%) Master's Degree
6 1 (0.16%) MCP
6 1 (0.16%) Microsoft Certification
6 1 (0.16%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 46 (7.15%) QA
2 5 (0.78%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 4 (0.62%) GDPR
4 3 (0.47%) IEC 61508
4 3 (0.47%) ISO 26262
4 3 (0.47%) MISRA
5 2 (0.31%) SLA
6 1 (0.16%) Dublin Core
System Software
1 107 (16.64%) Docker
2 3 (0.47%) Firmware
3 1 (0.16%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 70 (10.89%) Kubernetes
2 29 (4.51%) Terraform
3 15 (2.33%) Opscode Chef
4 11 (1.71%) Ansible
5 4 (0.62%) Nagios
5 4 (0.62%) Prometheus
5 4 (0.62%) Puppet
5 4 (0.62%) ZABBIX
6 2 (0.31%) Graphite
7 1 (0.16%) cPanel
7 1 (0.16%) Grafana
7 1 (0.16%) Kibana
7 1 (0.16%) Packer
7 1 (0.16%) SCOM
Vendors
1 96 (14.93%) Microsoft
2 27 (4.20%) Google
3 18 (2.80%) Xamarin
4 12 (1.87%) Zend
5 10 (1.56%) Advent
5 10 (1.56%) Salesforce.com
6 8 (1.24%) Atlassian
7 7 (1.09%) IBM
8 5 (0.78%) BMC
9 4 (0.62%) Adobe
9 4 (0.62%) New Relic
9 4 (0.62%) Oracle
9 4 (0.62%) Progress
10 3 (0.47%) SAP
11 2 (0.31%) hybris
12 1 (0.16%) Apple
12 1 (0.16%) Cypress Semiconductor
12 1 (0.16%) Infor
12 1 (0.16%) SaltStack
12 1 (0.16%) UiPath