Period
to 30 May 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 30 May 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Software Engineering
England > Yorkshire
6 months to
30 May 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 16 16 27
Rank change year-on-year 0 +11 -10
Permanent jobs citing Software Engineering 490 823 731
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in Yorkshire 10.82% 10.99% 7.60%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 11.82% 12.04% 8.13%
Number of salaries quoted 514 761 641
Median annual salary £50,000 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +11.11% - +5.88%
10th Percentile £33,750 £32,500 £33,750
90th Percentile £67,500 £62,500 £65,000
England median annual salary £60,000 £55,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year +9.09% +4.76% +10.53%

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 4,144 6,834 8,995
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire 91.52% 91.27% 93.57%
Number of salaries quoted 3,487 5,530 7,638
Median annual salary £47,500 £42,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +11.76% - -
10th Percentile £28,000 £25,737 £26,250
90th Percentile £68,750 £63,750 £61,250
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 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 30 May 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 30 May 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 +2 374 £50,000 +5.26% 33
South Yorkshire -3 71 £50,000 +11.11% 8
North Yorkshire +36 37 £50,000 +11.11% 3
East Yorkshire +10 6 £60,000 +51.90% 5
Software Engineering
England

For the 6 months to 30 May 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.

1 287 (58.57%) Agile Software Development
2 204 (41.63%) Java
3 180 (36.73%) JavaScript
4 164 (33.47%) DevOps
5 147 (30.00%) .NET
6 136 (27.76%) C#
7 133 (27.14%) Python
8 131 (26.73%) SQL
9 115 (23.47%) AWS
10 108 (22.04%) Node.js
11 102 (20.82%) Microservices
12 94 (19.18%) AngularJS
13 87 (17.76%) TDD
14 85 (17.35%) Azure
15 84 (17.14%) Scrum
16 79 (16.12%) Continuous Integration
17 75 (15.31%) Finance
18 73 (14.90%) React
19 71 (14.49%) MVC
20 65 (13.27%) Open Source
21 64 (13.06%) Git (software)
21 64 (13.06%) SQL Server
21 64 (13.06%) ASP.NET
22 59 (12.04%) Greenfield Project
23 58 (11.84%) C++
23 58 (11.84%) Go
24 53 (10.82%) Scala
25 49 (10.00%) SDLC
26 48 (9.80%) Jenkins
27 47 (9.59%) Test Automation

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 19 (3.88%) Confluence
1 19 (3.88%) Elasticsearch
2 14 (2.86%) nginx
3 12 (2.45%) IIS
4 10 (2.04%) CMS
5 4 (0.82%) CICS
6 3 (0.61%) SAS
6 3 (0.61%) Sitecore CMS
7 2 (0.41%) Apache Spark
7 2 (0.41%) Appian
7 2 (0.41%) Drupal
7 2 (0.41%) EPiServer
7 2 (0.41%) Orchard CMS
7 2 (0.41%) Umbraco
8 1 (0.20%) Tomcat
Business Applications
1 4 (0.82%) Sage 200
1 4 (0.82%) Sage 50
Cloud Services
1 115 (23.47%) AWS
2 85 (17.35%) Azure
3 46 (9.39%) Serverless
4 27 (5.51%) AWS Lambda
5 22 (4.49%) GCP
6 12 (2.45%) Cloudflare
7 11 (2.24%) GitHub
8 7 (1.43%) IaaS
8 7 (1.43%) PaaS
9 6 (1.22%) SaaS
10 5 (1.02%) BrowserStack
10 5 (1.02%) Cloud Computing
10 5 (1.02%) npm
11 4 (0.82%) Amazon EC2
11 4 (0.82%) Amazon ECS
12 3 (0.61%) Amazon SQS
12 3 (0.61%) AWS Fargate
12 3 (0.61%) AWS Step Functions
13 2 (0.41%) CloudFront
13 2 (0.41%) NuGet
Communications & Networking
1 20 (4.08%) TCP/IP
2 9 (1.84%) Broadband
3 8 (1.63%) RTP
4 7 (1.43%) DHCP
4 7 (1.43%) IPv6
5 5 (1.02%) AMQP
6 4 (0.82%) Bluetooth
6 4 (0.82%) Ethernet
6 4 (0.82%) Skype
7 3 (0.61%) MQTT
7 3 (0.61%) RS-485
7 3 (0.61%) Unified Communications
8 2 (0.41%) Firewall
8 2 (0.41%) Internet
8 2 (0.41%) Modbus
8 2 (0.41%) Wi-Fi
8 2 (0.41%) Wireless
9 1 (0.20%) DNS
9 1 (0.20%) HTTP
9 1 (0.20%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 64 (13.06%) SQL Server
2 42 (8.57%) NoSQL
3 24 (4.90%) PostgreSQL
4 19 (3.88%) Redis
5 13 (2.65%) MySQL
6 11 (2.24%) Amazon DynamoDB
6 11 (2.24%) Relational Database
7 5 (1.02%) Big Data
7 5 (1.02%) Oracle Reports
8 3 (0.61%) Amazon RDS
8 3 (0.61%) Hadoop
8 3 (0.61%) MongoDB
8 3 (0.61%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 2 (0.41%) Data Warehouse
9 2 (0.41%) Snowflake Schema
9 2 (0.41%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 1 (0.20%) Oracle ODI
10 1 (0.20%) Pentaho
10 1 (0.20%) RDBMS
10 1 (0.20%) Star Schema
Development Applications
1 64 (13.06%) Git (software)
2 48 (9.80%) Jenkins
3 29 (5.92%) JIRA
4 24 (4.90%) Selenium
5 20 (4.08%) Subversion
6 19 (3.88%) JUnit
7 17 (3.47%) Maven
8 12 (2.45%) Bitbucket
9 11 (2.24%) Team Foundation Server
9 11 (2.24%) Visual Studio Team System
10 10 (2.04%) Cucumber
10 10 (2.04%) NUnit
10 10 (2.04%) SoapUI
10 10 (2.04%) SpecFlow
11 9 (1.84%) Gatling
11 9 (1.84%) JMeter
11 9 (1.84%) Visual Studio
12 8 (1.63%) Mercurial
12 8 (1.63%) TeamCity
12 8 (1.63%) Xcode
General
1 75 (15.31%) Finance
2 21 (4.29%) Banking
3 15 (3.06%) Retail
4 14 (2.86%) Public Sector
5 13 (2.65%) Automotive
6 11 (2.24%) Marketing
7 9 (1.84%) Financial Institution
8 7 (1.43%) Electronics
8 7 (1.43%) Games
8 7 (1.43%) Retail Banking
9 4 (0.82%) Manufacturing
10 3 (0.61%) Military
10 3 (0.61%) Telecoms
11 2 (0.41%) Advertising
11 2 (0.41%) Legal
Job Titles
1 268 (54.69%) Software Engineer
2 137 (27.96%) Developer
3 57 (11.63%) Java Engineer
4 56 (11.43%) Senior Software Engineer
5 55 (11.22%) Java Software Engineer
6 52 (10.61%) .NET Developer
7 47 (9.59%) Senior Developer
8 39 (7.96%) Software Developer
9 34 (6.94%) Python Engineer
10 33 (6.73%) Python Software Engineer
11 30 (6.12%) Senior .NET Developer
12 25 (5.10%) .NET Software Engineer
13 24 (4.90%) C# Developer
14 22 (4.49%) JavaScript Engineer
15 20 (4.08%) Software Manager
16 19 (3.88%) Java Developer
16 19 (3.88%) Lead Software Engineer
16 19 (3.88%) Principal Engineer
16 19 (3.88%) Principal Software Engineer
17 18 (3.67%) JavaScript Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 147 (30.00%) .NET
2 108 (22.04%) Node.js
3 94 (19.18%) AngularJS
4 73 (14.90%) React
5 64 (13.06%) ASP.NET
6 46 (9.39%) .NET Core
7 44 (8.98%) ASP.NET MVC
7 44 (8.98%) CSS
7 44 (8.98%) REST
8 41 (8.37%) jQuery
9 37 (7.55%) Spring
10 36 (7.35%) HTML
11 35 (7.14%) Spring Boot
11 35 (7.14%) Web Services
12 30 (6.12%) RESTful
13 24 (4.90%) .NET Framework
14 23 (4.69%) XML
15 22 (4.49%) Vue.js
16 18 (3.67%) Entity Framework
16 18 (3.67%) GraphQL
Miscellaneous
1 59 (12.04%) Greenfield Project
2 26 (5.31%) Analytical Skills
3 21 (4.29%) User Experience
4 19 (3.88%) Mainframe
5 14 (2.86%) Self-Motivation
6 13 (2.65%) Cloud Native
6 13 (2.65%) Mobile App
7 11 (2.24%) NHS
8 9 (1.84%) Enterprise Software
9 8 (1.63%) Device Driver
9 8 (1.63%) Virtual Team
10 7 (1.43%) Data Structures
10 7 (1.43%) STB
11 5 (1.02%) Client/Server
11 5 (1.02%) e-Learning
11 5 (1.02%) iSeries
12 4 (0.82%) Embedded Systems
13 3 (0.61%) Algorithms
13 3 (0.61%) CAN bus
13 3 (0.61%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 31 (6.33%) Linux
2 28 (5.71%) Windows
3 19 (3.88%) Apple iOS
4 13 (2.65%) Android
5 11 (2.24%) Windows Server
6 7 (1.43%) Embedded Linux
7 5 (1.02%) Unix
8 4 (0.82%) zOS
9 3 (0.61%) Robot Operating System
10 2 (0.41%) Ubuntu
11 1 (0.20%) Windows Embedded Compact
Processes & Methodologies
1 287 (58.57%) Agile Software Development
2 164 (33.47%) DevOps
3 102 (20.82%) Microservices
4 87 (17.76%) TDD
5 84 (17.14%) Scrum
6 79 (16.12%) Continuous Integration
7 71 (14.49%) MVC
8 65 (13.27%) Open Source
9 49 (10.00%) SDLC
10 47 (9.59%) Test Automation
11 44 (8.98%) Problem-Solving
12 39 (7.96%) OO
13 34 (6.94%) BDD
14 31 (6.33%) Kanban
15 29 (5.92%) Mentoring
15 29 (5.92%) Web Development
16 26 (5.31%) Front End Development
17 22 (4.49%) OOP
18 20 (4.08%) Unit Testing
19 18 (3.67%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 204 (41.63%) Java
2 180 (36.73%) JavaScript
3 136 (27.76%) C#
4 133 (27.14%) Python
5 131 (26.73%) SQL
6 58 (11.84%) C++
6 58 (11.84%) Go
7 53 (10.82%) Scala
8 34 (6.94%) PHP
9 30 (6.12%) Kotlin
10 29 (5.92%) C
11 25 (5.10%) Ruby
12 22 (4.49%) PL/SQL
13 20 (4.08%) Java 8
14 16 (3.27%) TypeScript
15 12 (2.45%) VB.NET
16 11 (2.24%) T-SQL
17 10 (2.04%) Groovy
18 9 (1.84%) Bash Shell
18 9 (1.84%) R
Qualifications
1 26 (5.31%) Degree
2 8 (1.63%) Security Cleared
3 7 (1.43%) Computer Science Degree
3 7 (1.43%) SC Cleared
4 5 (1.02%) Microsoft Certification
5 4 (0.82%) MCP
6 3 (0.61%) Master's Degree
7 2 (0.41%) HND
7 2 (0.41%) PhD
8 1 (0.20%) CSPO
8 1 (0.20%) DBS Check
8 1 (0.20%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 39 (7.96%) QA
2 3 (0.61%) PCI DSS
3 1 (0.20%) Data Quality
3 1 (0.20%) GDPR
3 1 (0.20%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 40 (8.16%) Docker
2 2 (0.41%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 37 (7.55%) Kubernetes
2 32 (6.53%) Terraform
3 14 (2.86%) Ansible
4 7 (1.43%) CA Service Virtualization
4 7 (1.43%) Opscode Chef
5 6 (1.22%) Puppet
6 2 (0.41%) Prometheus
6 2 (0.41%) Rancher
7 1 (0.20%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 38 (7.76%) Microsoft
2 30 (6.12%) Oracle
3 17 (3.47%) IBM
4 15 (3.06%) Google
5 13 (2.65%) Unisys
6 8 (1.63%) Xamarin
7 7 (1.43%) CA
8 6 (1.22%) Sitecore
9 4 (0.82%) Sage
9 4 (0.82%) Xero
10 2 (0.41%) Autodesk
11 1 (0.20%) CloudEndure
11 1 (0.20%) EMC
11 1 (0.20%) Informatica
11 1 (0.20%) NVIDIA
11 1 (0.20%) Remedy
11 1 (0.20%) ServiceNow
11 1 (0.20%) Tableau
11 1 (0.20%) Zend