Period
to 25 July 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 25 July 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Software Engineering
England > Yorkshire
6 months to
25 Jul 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 12 15 24
Rank change year-on-year +3 +9 +2
Permanent jobs citing Software Engineering 726 447 737
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in Yorkshire 12.29% 12.00% 9.65%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 13.06% 12.94% 10.60%
Number of salaries quoted 529 394 650
10th Percentile £37,500 £38,750 £32,500
25th Percentile £43,750 £42,500 £37,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £55,000 £50,000 £47,500
Median % change year-on-year +10.00% +5.26% +5.56%
75th Percentile £63,750 £61,250 £56,250
90th Percentile £66,260 £67,500 £65,000
England median annual salary £65,000 £60,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year +8.33% +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 5,557 3,454 6,950
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire 94.06% 92.72% 91.04%
Number of salaries quoted 4,363 2,967 5,617
10th Percentile £30,000 £29,000 £25,750
25th Percentile £37,500 £35,591 £32,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £47,500 £47,500 £42,500
Median % change year-on-year - +11.76% -1.16%
75th Percentile £62,500 £57,500 £53,750
90th Percentile £72,500 £68,750 £63,750
England median annual salary £57,500 £55,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year +4.55% +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 25 July 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 25 July 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 +3 442 £55,000 +10.00% 101
South Yorkshire -1 172 £55,000 +10.00% 35
North Yorkshire +5 56 £47,500 -2.56% 9
East Yorkshire +7 23 £45,000 -25.00% 1
Software Engineering
England

For the 6 months to 25 July 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.

1 383 (52.75%) Java
2 342 (47.11%) Agile Software Development
3 268 (36.91%) SQL
4 255 (35.12%) JavaScript
5 250 (34.44%) AWS
6 249 (34.30%) C#
7 212 (29.20%) React
8 206 (28.37%) Python
9 192 (26.45%) Docker
10 168 (23.14%) Kubernetes
11 159 (21.90%) Node.js
12 158 (21.76%) NoSQL
13 156 (21.49%) Git (software)
14 151 (20.80%) TDD
15 140 (19.28%) DevOps
16 132 (18.18%) Continuous Integration
17 131 (18.04%) C++
18 129 (17.77%) Degree
18 129 (17.77%) AngularJS
19 126 (17.36%) Social Skills
20 125 (17.22%) Azure
21 116 (15.98%) .NET
22 112 (15.43%) Kotlin
23 105 (14.46%) OO
24 104 (14.33%) Test Automation
25 102 (14.05%) Unit Testing
26 100 (13.77%) GCP
27 99 (13.64%) HTML
28 95 (13.09%) MySQL
29 89 (12.26%) Linux

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 47 (6.47%) nginx
2 43 (5.92%) Elasticsearch
3 18 (2.48%) Confluence
4 13 (1.79%) Apache
5 11 (1.52%) CMS
6 4 (0.55%) JBoss
7 3 (0.41%) Apache Spark
7 3 (0.41%) IIS
8 1 (0.14%) Apache Airflow
8 1 (0.14%) Luigi
8 1 (0.14%) Tomcat
Applications
1 3 (0.41%) Figma
1 3 (0.41%) Microsoft Excel
1 3 (0.41%) Sketch
1 3 (0.41%) UserZoom
1 3 (0.41%) Zeplin
2 2 (0.28%) Microsoft Office
3 1 (0.14%) Adobe XD
Business Applications
1 2 (0.28%) SAP Business One
Cloud Services
1 250 (34.44%) AWS
2 125 (17.22%) Azure
3 100 (13.77%) GCP
4 48 (6.61%) AWS CloudFormation
5 21 (2.89%) Serverless
6 20 (2.75%) AWS IoT
6 20 (2.75%) AWS Lambda
7 19 (2.62%) SaaS
8 18 (2.48%) PaaS
9 11 (1.52%) Amazon Kinesis
10 10 (1.38%) npm
11 8 (1.10%) Amazon S3
12 5 (0.69%) IaaS
13 4 (0.55%) Amazon EC2
13 4 (0.55%) Azure Active Directory
14 3 (0.41%) GitHub
14 3 (0.41%) Miro
14 3 (0.41%) OpenShift
15 2 (0.28%) Apigee
15 2 (0.28%) Microsoft 365
Communications & Networking
1 40 (5.51%) Wireless
2 23 (3.17%) TCP/IP
3 22 (3.03%) Wi-Fi
4 19 (2.62%) Bluetooth
5 18 (2.48%) Broadband
5 18 (2.48%) Ethernet
5 18 (2.48%) MQTT
6 15 (2.07%) HTTP
7 5 (0.69%) Internet
8 3 (0.41%) DLNA
8 3 (0.41%) RFID
8 3 (0.41%) UPnP
8 3 (0.41%) VoIP
9 2 (0.28%) HTTPS
9 2 (0.28%) LAN
9 2 (0.28%) WAN
10 1 (0.14%) Firewall
10 1 (0.14%) Network Security
10 1 (0.14%) ZigBee
Database & Business Intelligence
1 158 (21.76%) NoSQL
2 95 (13.09%) MySQL
3 83 (11.43%) Big Data
4 67 (9.23%) Redis
5 52 (7.16%) PostgreSQL
6 36 (4.96%) MongoDB
7 28 (3.86%) SQL Server
8 26 (3.58%) Relational Database
9 22 (3.03%) Amazon DynamoDB
10 11 (1.52%) Apache Cassandra
11 9 (1.24%) Oracle Database
12 4 (0.55%) Hadoop
13 3 (0.41%) Amazon RDS
13 3 (0.41%) GIS
14 2 (0.28%) Data Warehouse
14 2 (0.28%) SQL Server 2012
14 2 (0.28%) SQL Server 2014
14 2 (0.28%) SQL Server 2016
14 2 (0.28%) Tableau
15 1 (0.14%) Flink
Development Applications
1 156 (21.49%) Git (software)
2 86 (11.85%) Jenkins
3 81 (11.16%) Subversion
4 79 (10.88%) Mercurial
5 28 (3.86%) webpack
6 27 (3.72%) JIRA
7 26 (3.58%) Babel
8 15 (2.07%) JUnit
9 13 (1.79%) Maven
10 11 (1.52%) Selenium
11 8 (1.10%) Postman
11 8 (1.10%) Visual Studio
12 7 (0.96%) CocoaPods
12 7 (0.96%) Xcode
13 6 (0.83%) GitLab
14 5 (0.69%) Bitbucket
15 4 (0.55%) Cucumber
15 4 (0.55%) Gradle
15 4 (0.55%) Octopus Deploy
15 4 (0.55%) TeamCity
General
1 126 (17.36%) Social Skills
2 54 (7.44%) Finance
3 36 (4.96%) Banking
3 36 (4.96%) Games
4 26 (3.58%) Retail
5 16 (2.20%) Marketing
6 13 (1.79%) Public Sector
7 11 (1.52%) Billing
8 7 (0.96%) Analytical Skills
8 7 (0.96%) Law
8 7 (0.96%) Telecoms
9 6 (0.83%) Electronics
9 6 (0.83%) Presentation Skills
10 4 (0.55%) Publishing
10 4 (0.55%) Wearables
11 2 (0.28%) Automotive
11 2 (0.28%) Inclusion and Diversity
11 2 (0.28%) Legal
11 2 (0.28%) Retail Banking
12 1 (0.14%) Organisational Skills
Job Titles
1 466 (64.19%) Software Engineer
2 167 (23.00%) Developer
3 100 (13.77%) Java Engineer
3 100 (13.77%) Java Software Engineer
4 77 (10.61%) Senior Software Engineer
5 56 (7.71%) C# Developer
6 42 (5.79%) Python Engineer
6 42 (5.79%) Python Software Engineer
7 36 (4.96%) Senior Developer
8 35 (4.82%) JavaScript Engineer
9 27 (3.72%) .NET Developer
10 26 (3.58%) Embedded Engineer
10 26 (3.58%) Embedded Software Engineer
10 26 (3.58%) Java Developer
11 24 (3.31%) Full Stack Developer
12 22 (3.03%) C++ Software Engineer
13 21 (2.89%) Angular Developer
13 21 (2.89%) AWS Developer
13 21 (2.89%) Games Engineer
13 21 (2.89%) IoT Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 212 (29.20%) React
2 159 (21.90%) Node.js
3 129 (17.77%) AngularJS
4 116 (15.98%) .NET
5 99 (13.64%) HTML
6 86 (11.85%) CSS
7 82 (11.29%) Kafka
8 79 (10.88%) Vue.js
9 59 (8.13%) Spring
10 57 (7.85%) RabbitMQ
11 53 (7.30%) Spring Boot
12 51 (7.02%) .NET Core
13 45 (6.20%) GraphQL
14 36 (4.96%) Web Services
15 32 (4.41%) REST
16 26 (3.58%) Akka
17 21 (2.89%) Redux
17 21 (2.89%) RESTful
18 20 (2.75%) ASP.NET
19 17 (2.34%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 59 (8.13%) User Experience
2 46 (6.34%) Algorithms
3 45 (6.20%) Data Structures
4 44 (6.06%) Enterprise Software
4 44 (6.06%) Greenfield Project
5 35 (4.82%) Legacy Systems
6 32 (4.41%) Mobile App
7 30 (4.13%) Legacy Code
8 20 (2.75%) Embedded Systems
9 18 (2.48%) Device Driver
10 17 (2.34%) Management Information System
11 15 (2.07%) Virtual Team
12 11 (1.52%) Data Protection Act
12 11 (1.52%) Life Science
12 11 (1.52%) NHS
13 10 (1.38%) Public Cloud
14 8 (1.10%) Social Media
15 7 (0.96%) Cloud Native
16 5 (0.69%) Self-Motivation
17 4 (0.55%) Mobile Payment
Operating Systems
1 89 (12.26%) Linux
2 26 (3.58%) Android
3 22 (3.03%) Windows
4 19 (2.62%) Apple iOS
5 10 (1.38%) Embedded Linux
6 4 (0.55%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 3 (0.41%) Unix
8 2 (0.28%) Windows 10
8 2 (0.28%) Windows Server 2012
8 2 (0.28%) Windows Server 2016
8 2 (0.28%) Windows Server 2019
9 1 (0.14%) AIX
9 1 (0.14%) FreeRTOS
9 1 (0.14%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 342 (47.11%) Agile Software Development
2 151 (20.80%) TDD
3 140 (19.28%) DevOps
4 132 (18.18%) Continuous Integration
5 105 (14.46%) OO
6 104 (14.33%) Test Automation
7 102 (14.05%) Unit Testing
8 76 (10.47%) Microservices
9 72 (9.92%) Mathematics
10 69 (9.50%) OOP
10 69 (9.50%) Scrum
11 62 (8.54%) SOLID
12 55 (7.58%) Computer Science
13 51 (7.02%) Mentoring
14 47 (6.47%) Decision-Making
14 47 (6.47%) Don't repeat yourself (DRY)
15 41 (5.65%) SDLC
16 40 (5.51%) Coaching
16 40 (5.51%) MVC
17 38 (5.23%) Requirements Gathering
Programming Languages
1 383 (52.75%) Java
2 268 (36.91%) SQL
3 255 (35.12%) JavaScript
4 249 (34.30%) C#
5 206 (28.37%) Python
6 131 (18.04%) C++
7 112 (15.43%) Kotlin
8 77 (10.61%) PHP
8 77 (10.61%) Scala
9 60 (8.26%) TypeScript
10 56 (7.71%) Ruby
11 50 (6.89%) Go
12 30 (4.13%) C
13 21 (2.89%) T-SQL
14 14 (1.93%) Java 8
15 12 (1.65%) Java 11
16 11 (1.52%) Apple Swift
16 11 (1.52%) Java 9
16 11 (1.52%) PL/SQL
17 9 (1.24%) VB
Qualifications
1 129 (17.77%) Degree
2 67 (9.23%) Numerate Degree
3 9 (1.24%) Security Cleared
4 8 (1.10%) SC Cleared
5 6 (0.83%) Computer Science Degree
6 4 (0.55%) Microsoft Certification
7 2 (0.28%) CCNA
7 2 (0.28%) Cisco Certification
7 2 (0.28%) Master's Degree
8 1 (0.14%) CSPO
8 1 (0.14%) ISEB
8 1 (0.14%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
8 1 (0.14%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 20 (2.75%) QA
2 7 (0.96%) IEC 62304
2 7 (0.96%) ISO 13485
3 5 (0.69%) SLA
4 1 (0.14%) Accessibility
System Software
1 192 (26.45%) Docker
2 20 (2.75%) Firmware
3 7 (0.96%) VMware Infrastructure
4 6 (0.83%) Active Directory
5 2 (0.28%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 168 (23.14%) Kubernetes
2 81 (11.16%) Terraform
3 48 (6.61%) Ansible
4 28 (3.86%) Opscode Chef
5 26 (3.58%) Graphite
6 24 (3.31%) Prometheus
7 3 (0.41%) Puppet
8 2 (0.28%) Microsoft Intune
8 2 (0.28%) Oracle Identity Management
8 2 (0.28%) Oracle Identity Manager
8 2 (0.28%) SCCM
9 1 (0.14%) Marathon
9 1 (0.14%) Mesos
9 1 (0.14%) Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 61 (8.40%) Microsoft
2 35 (4.82%) Oracle
3 15 (2.07%) Atlassian
3 15 (2.07%) BT
4 12 (1.65%) Splunk
5 8 (1.10%) Google
5 8 (1.10%) Salesforce.com
6 7 (0.96%) VMware
7 5 (0.69%) Adobe
7 5 (0.69%) Xamarin
8 4 (0.55%) ANSYS
8 4 (0.55%) Bloomberg
8 4 (0.55%) Red Hat
8 4 (0.55%) SAP
9 3 (0.41%) Facebook
9 3 (0.41%) Twitter
10 2 (0.28%) Cisco
10 2 (0.28%) OpenText
10 2 (0.28%) Sage
10 2 (0.28%) ServiceNow