Period
to 24 January 2020

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 24 January 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Software Engineering
England > Yorkshire
6 months to
24 Jan 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 21 18 27
Rank change year-on-year -3 +9 +4
Permanent jobs citing Software Engineering 524 759 695
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire 8.60% 10.25% 7.14%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 9.46% 11.09% 7.72%
Number of salaries quoted 416 699 618
Yorkshire median annual salary £50,000 £45,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +11.11% -10.00% +17.65%
10th Percentile £32,500 £33,750 £32,500
90th Percentile £75,000 £62,203 £60,000
England median annual salary £60,000 £55,000 £51,500
% change year-on-year +9.09% +6.80% +3.00%

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 5,540 6,842 9,005
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire 90.91% 92.37% 92.53%
Number of salaries quoted 4,590 5,554 7,666
Yorkshire median annual salary £45,000 £43,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.45% +2.35% +4.94%
10th Percentile £27,000 £26,250 £26,250
90th Percentile £68,180 £62,500 £60,000
England median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year +4.76% +5.00% -

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 24 January 2020.

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 24 January 2020. 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 -1 373 £50,000 +11.11% 99
North Yorkshire -13 76 £50,000 +11.11% 15
South Yorkshire -5 63 £42,500 -5.56% 40
East Yorkshire +11 8 £45,000 +30.43% 2
Software Engineering
England

For the 6 months to 24 January 2020, 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.

1 264 (50.38%) Agile Software Development
2 204 (38.93%) JavaScript
3 186 (35.50%) Java
4 174 (33.21%) C#
5 157 (29.96%) .NET
6 118 (22.52%) SQL
7 117 (22.33%) Finance
8 116 (22.14%) DevOps
9 104 (19.85%) AWS
10 103 (19.66%) Scrum
11 98 (18.70%) Microservices
12 97 (18.51%) Git (software)
13 95 (18.13%) Docker
13 95 (18.13%) TDD
14 89 (16.98%) MVC
14 89 (16.98%) Continuous Integration
15 85 (16.22%) Test Automation
15 85 (16.22%) Kubernetes
16 83 (15.84%) SQL Server
17 80 (15.27%) Azure
18 78 (14.89%) Degree
19 77 (14.69%) ASP.NET
20 76 (14.50%) OO
21 75 (14.31%) HTML
22 71 (13.55%) Python
23 70 (13.36%) React
24 69 (13.17%) Mentoring
25 68 (12.98%) MySQL
26 67 (12.79%) Node.js
27 63 (12.02%) PHP

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 25 (4.77%) IIS
2 14 (2.67%) Elasticsearch
3 12 (2.29%) Confluence
4 11 (2.10%) CMS
5 9 (1.72%) Apache Spark
6 7 (1.34%) Drupal
7 5 (0.95%) nginx
8 4 (0.76%) Appian
8 4 (0.76%) Umbraco
9 2 (0.38%) Adobe Experience Manager
10 1 (0.19%) OpenStack
10 1 (0.19%) WordPress
Applications
1 2 (0.38%) Chatbot
2 1 (0.19%) Adobe Illustrator
2 1 (0.19%) InDesign
2 1 (0.19%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 5 (0.95%) Sage 200
1 5 (0.95%) Sage 50
2 2 (0.38%) SAP Hybris
3 1 (0.19%) Payment Gateway
Cloud Services
1 104 (19.85%) AWS
2 80 (15.27%) Azure
3 26 (4.96%) FinancialForce
3 26 (4.96%) Force.com
3 26 (4.96%) GCP
4 19 (3.63%) GitHub
5 12 (2.29%) Serverless
6 8 (1.53%) IaaS
6 8 (1.53%) PaaS
6 8 (1.53%) SaaS
7 7 (1.34%) IBM Cloud
8 4 (0.76%) Amazon Kinesis
8 4 (0.76%) Cloud Computing
9 3 (0.57%) Amazon EC2
9 3 (0.57%) Amazon SageMaker
9 3 (0.57%) BrowserStack
10 2 (0.38%) AWS Lambda
10 2 (0.38%) Cloudflare
11 1 (0.19%) Apigee
11 1 (0.19%) Google Play
Communications & Networking
1 20 (3.82%) TCP/IP
2 10 (1.91%) RTP
3 9 (1.72%) Internet
4 7 (1.34%) Broadband
4 7 (1.34%) DHCP
4 7 (1.34%) IPv6
5 6 (1.15%) AMQP
6 3 (0.57%) HTTP
7 2 (0.38%) DNS
7 2 (0.38%) Firewall
7 2 (0.38%) SMTP
7 2 (0.38%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 83 (15.84%) SQL Server
2 68 (12.98%) MySQL
3 43 (8.21%) PostgreSQL
4 42 (8.02%) NoSQL
5 41 (7.82%) MongoDB
6 30 (5.73%) Redis
7 20 (3.82%) Relational Database
8 11 (2.10%) Big Data
8 11 (2.10%) Hadoop
9 8 (1.53%) Apache Cassandra
10 7 (1.34%) Flink
11 6 (1.15%) Amazon DynamoDB
12 4 (0.76%) Amazon RDS
12 4 (0.76%) SQL Server Reporting Services
13 3 (0.57%) Data Lake
13 3 (0.57%) Data Warehouse
13 3 (0.57%) Looker
13 3 (0.57%) Pentaho
13 3 (0.57%) RDBMS
13 3 (0.57%) Snowflake Schema
Development Applications
1 97 (18.51%) Git (software)
2 57 (10.88%) Jenkins
3 39 (7.44%) Selenium
4 28 (5.34%) JIRA
5 21 (4.01%) Visual Studio
6 18 (3.44%) Cucumber
7 15 (2.86%) JMeter
8 14 (2.67%) SoapUI
9 13 (2.48%) Bitbucket
9 13 (2.48%) Gatling
10 12 (2.29%) Appium
10 12 (2.29%) Subversion
11 10 (1.91%) Atlassian Bamboo
11 10 (1.91%) Buildbot
11 10 (1.91%) NeoLoad
11 10 (1.91%) Ranorex
11 10 (1.91%) WATIR
11 10 (1.91%) WebDriver
11 10 (1.91%) WebLOAD
11 10 (1.91%) Xcode
General
1 117 (22.33%) Finance
2 27 (5.15%) Public Sector
3 22 (4.20%) Banking
4 19 (3.63%) Marketing
5 18 (3.44%) Games
6 12 (2.29%) Retail
7 11 (2.10%) Automotive
8 7 (1.34%) Online Betting
9 6 (1.15%) Legal
9 6 (1.15%) Manufacturing
10 5 (0.95%) Financial Institution
11 3 (0.57%) Telecoms
12 2 (0.38%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 256 (48.85%) Software Engineer
2 177 (33.78%) Developer
3 61 (11.64%) Software Developer
4 58 (11.07%) Senior Software Engineer
5 54 (10.31%) .NET Developer
6 52 (9.92%) Java Engineer
7 48 (9.16%) Java Software Engineer
8 46 (8.78%) C# Developer
9 38 (7.25%) Senior Developer
10 33 (6.30%) C# .NET Developer
11 29 (5.53%) Senior .NET Developer
12 27 (5.15%) .NET Software Engineer
13 20 (3.82%) Analyst
13 20 (3.82%) Backend Developer
13 20 (3.82%) C# Software Engineer
14 19 (3.63%) Lead Developer
14 19 (3.63%) Principal Engineer
14 19 (3.63%) Principal Software Engineer
15 18 (3.44%) Java Developer
15 18 (3.44%) Senior C# Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 157 (29.96%) .NET
2 77 (14.69%) ASP.NET
3 75 (14.31%) HTML
4 70 (13.36%) React
5 67 (12.79%) Node.js
6 61 (11.64%) CSS
7 59 (11.26%) AngularJS
8 57 (10.88%) Spring Boot
9 56 (10.69%) ASP.NET MVC
9 56 (10.69%) Web Services
10 55 (10.50%) Spring
11 52 (9.92%) jQuery
12 40 (7.63%) REST
13 36 (6.87%) Kafka
14 32 (6.11%) .NET Core
15 31 (5.92%) .NET Framework
15 31 (5.92%) RESTful
16 27 (5.15%) RabbitMQ
17 26 (4.96%) HTML5
18 25 (4.77%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 60 (11.45%) Greenfield Project
2 36 (6.87%) Self-Motivation
3 34 (6.49%) Analytical Skills
4 31 (5.92%) Enterprise Software
5 23 (4.39%) Mobile App
6 17 (3.24%) User Experience
7 12 (2.29%) NHS
8 11 (2.10%) Cloud Native
9 10 (1.91%) Device Driver
10 7 (1.34%) Algorithms
10 7 (1.34%) STB
11 6 (1.15%) Embedded Systems
11 6 (1.15%) Internet of Things
11 6 (1.15%) Robotics
12 5 (0.95%) Digital Media
12 5 (0.95%) Smartphone
13 4 (0.76%) Client/Server
13 4 (0.76%) Public Cloud
14 3 (0.57%) Data Centre
14 3 (0.57%) iSeries
Operating Systems
1 46 (8.78%) Linux
2 25 (4.77%) Apple iOS
3 22 (4.20%) Windows
4 20 (3.82%) Android
5 9 (1.72%) Unix
6 8 (1.53%) Embedded Linux
7 7 (1.34%) Mac OS X
8 2 (0.38%) Windows Embedded Compact
Processes & Methodologies
1 264 (50.38%) Agile Software Development
2 116 (22.14%) DevOps
3 103 (19.66%) Scrum
4 98 (18.70%) Microservices
5 95 (18.13%) TDD
6 89 (16.98%) Continuous Integration
6 89 (16.98%) MVC
7 85 (16.22%) Test Automation
8 76 (14.50%) OO
9 69 (13.17%) Mentoring
10 58 (11.07%) Problem-Solving
11 54 (10.31%) Computer Science
12 49 (9.35%) BDD
13 41 (7.82%) Kanban
13 41 (7.82%) Web Development
14 38 (7.25%) Analytics
15 37 (7.06%) Open Source
16 35 (6.68%) OOP
17 31 (5.92%) Unit Testing
18 30 (5.73%) ERP
Programming Languages
1 204 (38.93%) JavaScript
2 186 (35.50%) Java
3 174 (33.21%) C#
4 118 (22.52%) SQL
5 71 (13.55%) Python
6 63 (12.02%) PHP
7 52 (9.92%) C++
8 42 (8.02%) Kotlin
9 37 (7.06%) C
10 31 (5.92%) Ruby
11 27 (5.15%) Java 8
12 19 (3.63%) Go
13 17 (3.24%) Scala
14 14 (2.67%) TypeScript
15 11 (2.10%) Apple Swift
15 11 (2.10%) Objective-C
15 11 (2.10%) T-SQL
16 7 (1.34%) Shell Script
17 4 (0.76%) R
17 4 (0.76%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 78 (14.89%) Degree
2 21 (4.01%) Computer Science Degree
3 8 (1.53%) Security Cleared
4 7 (1.34%) SC Cleared
5 6 (1.15%) CISM
5 6 (1.15%) CISSP
5 6 (1.15%) Postgraduate
6 4 (0.76%) HND
7 3 (0.57%) PMI Certification
7 3 (0.57%) PMP
8 2 (0.38%) Microsoft Certification
9 1 (0.19%) AWS Certification
9 1 (0.19%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 30 (5.73%) QA
2 6 (1.15%) GDPR
2 6 (1.15%) SLA
3 3 (0.57%) Data Quality
4 2 (0.38%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 95 (18.13%) Docker
2 1 (0.19%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 85 (16.22%) Kubernetes
2 43 (8.21%) Terraform
3 13 (2.48%) Ansible
3 13 (2.48%) Opscode Chef
4 11 (2.10%) Puppet
5 5 (0.95%) Prometheus
6 4 (0.76%) Nagios
6 4 (0.76%) ZABBIX
7 2 (0.38%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
8 1 (0.19%) cPanel
8 1 (0.19%) Hadoop YARN
8 1 (0.19%) Rancher
Vendors
1 44 (8.40%) Microsoft
2 26 (4.96%) Advent
2 26 (4.96%) Salesforce.com
3 13 (2.48%) Google
3 13 (2.48%) Xamarin
4 10 (1.91%) IBM
5 9 (1.72%) Zend
6 7 (1.34%) Perforce
7 6 (1.15%) Atlassian
7 6 (1.15%) Oracle
7 6 (1.15%) UiPath
8 5 (0.95%) Autodesk
8 5 (0.95%) Sage
8 5 (0.95%) TOWER Software
8 5 (0.95%) Xero
9 4 (0.76%) New Relic
10 3 (0.57%) Adobe
10 3 (0.57%) hybris
10 3 (0.57%) SAP
11 2 (0.38%) Apple