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

Software Engineering
England > Yorkshire
6 months to
25 Oct 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 9 11 30
Rank change year-on-year +2 +19 -11
Permanent jobs citing Software Engineering 853 424 530
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in Yorkshire 12.67% 15.26% 7.69%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 13.48% 16.27% 8.38%
Number of salaries quoted 610 382 438
10th Percentile £40,000 £40,000 £32,500
25th Percentile £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
Median % change year-on-year +4.76% +5.00% +11.11%
75th Percentile £67,500 £62,500 £60,688
90th Percentile £83,875 £65,000 £72,500
England median annual salary £67,500 £60,000 £57,500
% change year-on-year +12.50% +4.35% +7.48%

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 6,326 2,606 6,322
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire 93.94% 93.77% 91.70%
Number of salaries quoted 4,802 2,283 5,119
10th Percentile £31,250 £31,400 £26,000
25th Percentile £38,000 £37,500 £33,250
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
Median % change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% +5.88%
75th Percentile £63,750 £57,500 £55,000
90th Percentile £75,000 £66,250 £65,000
England median annual salary £59,000 £55,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year +7.27% +4.76% -

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 October 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 October 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 0 539 £55,000 +4.76% 100
South Yorkshire -3 223 £55,000 +10.00% 22
North Yorkshire -31 48 £50,000 +5.26% 16
East Yorkshire +2 24 £44,000 -2.22% 2
Software Engineering
England

For the 6 months to 25 October 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.

1 419 (49.12%) Java
2 401 (47.01%) Agile Software Development
3 265 (31.07%) AWS
4 262 (30.72%) JavaScript
5 249 (29.19%) C#
6 239 (28.02%) Docker
7 233 (27.32%) React
8 225 (26.38%) SQL
9 222 (26.03%) Python
10 218 (25.56%) Kubernetes
11 210 (24.62%) DevOps
12 182 (21.34%) TDD
13 180 (21.10%) Azure
14 175 (20.52%) Continuous Integration
15 158 (18.52%) Test Automation
16 157 (18.41%) Git (software)
17 155 (18.17%) Kotlin
18 149 (17.47%) Node.js
19 144 (16.88%) NoSQL
20 134 (15.71%) Microservices
21 132 (15.47%) AngularJS
22 128 (15.01%) .NET
23 121 (14.19%) C++
24 118 (13.83%) Social Skills
25 114 (13.36%) PHP
25 114 (13.36%) Kafka
26 109 (12.78%) Degree
27 107 (12.54%) MySQL
28 104 (12.19%) HTML
29 103 (12.08%) Go

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 40 (4.69%) Elasticsearch
2 35 (4.10%) nginx
3 25 (2.93%) Confluence
4 13 (1.52%) Apache
5 11 (1.29%) CMS
6 4 (0.47%) JBoss
7 3 (0.35%) SharePoint
8 1 (0.12%) IIS
8 1 (0.12%) Tomcat
Applications
1 3 (0.35%) Figma
1 3 (0.35%) Microsoft Excel
1 3 (0.35%) Sketch
1 3 (0.35%) UserZoom
1 3 (0.35%) Zeplin
2 2 (0.23%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 2 (0.23%) Payment Gateway
Cloud Services
1 265 (31.07%) AWS
2 180 (21.10%) Azure
3 85 (9.96%) GCP
4 65 (7.62%) AWS CloudFormation
5 43 (5.04%) Serverless
6 39 (4.57%) AWS Lambda
7 26 (3.05%) SaaS
8 24 (2.81%) PaaS
9 15 (1.76%) Amazon S3
10 12 (1.41%) Amazon Kinesis
11 10 (1.17%) OpenShift
12 9 (1.06%) Apigee
13 8 (0.94%) Microsoft 365
14 7 (0.82%) AWS IoT
14 7 (0.82%) IaaS
15 6 (0.70%) Amazon SQS
15 6 (0.70%) AWS Fargate
16 5 (0.59%) Cloud Computing
17 4 (0.47%) Azure Active Directory
17 4 (0.47%) npm
Communications & Networking
1 31 (3.63%) Broadband
2 29 (3.40%) Wireless
3 24 (2.81%) HTTP
4 22 (2.58%) Bluetooth
4 22 (2.58%) Ethernet
4 22 (2.58%) MQTT
4 22 (2.58%) TCP/IP
4 22 (2.58%) Wi-Fi
5 13 (1.52%) Internet
6 5 (0.59%) HTTPS
7 3 (0.35%) Unified Communications
7 3 (0.35%) VoIP
8 2 (0.23%) Firewall
8 2 (0.23%) Network Security
8 2 (0.23%) RFID
Database & Business Intelligence
1 144 (16.88%) NoSQL
2 107 (12.54%) MySQL
3 70 (8.21%) Redis
4 61 (7.15%) Big Data
5 33 (3.87%) MongoDB
5 33 (3.87%) PostgreSQL
6 29 (3.40%) Relational Database
7 23 (2.70%) SQL Server
8 22 (2.58%) Amazon DynamoDB
9 12 (1.41%) Apache Cassandra
10 6 (0.70%) Amazon RDS
11 5 (0.59%) Oracle Database
12 3 (0.35%) GIS
13 2 (0.23%) SQL Server 2012
13 2 (0.23%) SQL Server 2014
13 2 (0.23%) SQL Server 2016
14 1 (0.12%) Couchbase
14 1 (0.12%) Hadoop
14 1 (0.12%) Metadata
14 1 (0.12%) Tableau
Development Applications
1 157 (18.41%) Git (software)
2 94 (11.02%) Jenkins
3 85 (9.96%) Subversion
4 79 (9.26%) Mercurial
5 39 (4.57%) JIRA
6 24 (2.81%) webpack
7 23 (2.70%) Babel
8 19 (2.23%) Selenium
9 14 (1.64%) GitLab
10 12 (1.41%) Postman
11 11 (1.29%) Katalon Studio
12 10 (1.17%) CocoaPods
12 10 (1.17%) SpecFlow
12 10 (1.17%) Xcode
13 8 (0.94%) JUnit
13 8 (0.94%) Maven
14 7 (0.82%) Appium
14 7 (0.82%) SoapUI
14 7 (0.82%) TeamCity
15 6 (0.70%) CircleCI
General
1 118 (13.83%) Social Skills
2 63 (7.39%) Finance
3 44 (5.16%) Games
4 33 (3.87%) Banking
5 26 (3.05%) Retail
6 17 (1.99%) Marketing
7 11 (1.29%) Billing
8 10 (1.17%) Law
9 9 (1.06%) Analytical Skills
9 9 (1.06%) Military
10 8 (0.94%) Public Sector
11 5 (0.59%) Presentation Skills
12 3 (0.35%) Automotive
12 3 (0.35%) Documentation Skills
12 3 (0.35%) Retail Banking
12 3 (0.35%) Telecoms
13 2 (0.23%) Inclusion and Diversity
13 2 (0.23%) Wearables
14 1 (0.12%) Electronics
14 1 (0.12%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 519 (60.84%) Software Engineer
2 207 (24.27%) Developer
3 135 (15.83%) Java Engineer
4 134 (15.71%) Java Software Engineer
5 81 (9.50%) Senior Software Engineer
6 61 (7.15%) C# Developer
7 54 (6.33%) Senior Developer
8 41 (4.81%) Python Engineer
8 41 (4.81%) Python Software Engineer
9 40 (4.69%) Lead Developer
10 37 (4.34%) JavaScript Engineer
11 30 (3.52%) Java Developer
12 26 (3.05%) PHP Developer
13 25 (2.93%) .NET Developer
13 25 (2.93%) Embedded Engineer
13 25 (2.93%) Embedded Software Engineer
13 25 (2.93%) Games Engineer
13 25 (2.93%) Python Developer
14 24 (2.81%) C++ Software Engineer
14 24 (2.81%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 233 (27.32%) React
2 149 (17.47%) Node.js
3 132 (15.47%) AngularJS
4 128 (15.01%) .NET
5 114 (13.36%) Kafka
6 104 (12.19%) HTML
7 103 (12.08%) Vue.js
8 97 (11.37%) CSS
9 86 (10.08%) Spring
10 69 (8.09%) .NET Core
11 63 (7.39%) Spring Boot
12 54 (6.33%) GraphQL
13 49 (5.74%) Web Services
14 43 (5.04%) RabbitMQ
15 41 (4.81%) RESTful
16 37 (4.34%) REST
17 31 (3.63%) Akka
18 26 (3.05%) .NET Framework
19 24 (2.81%) Redux
20 23 (2.70%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 71 (8.32%) User Experience
2 59 (6.92%) Greenfield Project
3 57 (6.68%) Algorithms
4 53 (6.21%) Data Structures
5 51 (5.98%) Enterprise Software
6 42 (4.92%) Mobile App
7 35 (4.10%) Legacy Systems
8 30 (3.52%) Legacy Code
9 26 (3.05%) Data Protection Act
10 23 (2.70%) Embedded Systems
11 22 (2.58%) Device Driver
12 21 (2.46%) Social Media
13 18 (2.11%) Virtual Team
14 13 (1.52%) Life Science
15 10 (1.17%) NHS
16 9 (1.06%) Cyberattack
17 7 (0.82%) Management Information System
17 7 (0.82%) Self-Motivation
18 6 (0.70%) Tandem
19 5 (0.59%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 78 (9.14%) Linux
2 39 (4.57%) Apple iOS
3 38 (4.45%) Android
4 25 (2.93%) Windows
5 2 (0.23%) Embedded Linux
5 2 (0.23%) Unix
5 2 (0.23%) Windows 10
5 2 (0.23%) Windows Server 2012
5 2 (0.23%) Windows Server 2016
5 2 (0.23%) Windows Server 2019
6 1 (0.12%) AIX
6 1 (0.12%) CoreOS
6 1 (0.12%) Ubuntu
6 1 (0.12%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 401 (47.01%) Agile Software Development
2 210 (24.62%) DevOps
3 182 (21.34%) TDD
4 175 (20.52%) Continuous Integration
5 158 (18.52%) Test Automation
6 134 (15.71%) Microservices
7 102 (11.96%) OO
8 85 (9.96%) Scrum
9 78 (9.14%) Unit Testing
10 67 (7.85%) Mentoring
11 64 (7.50%) OOP
12 62 (7.27%) SOLID
13 57 (6.68%) Decision-Making
13 57 (6.68%) Full Stack Development
14 55 (6.45%) Mathematics
15 53 (6.21%) Fintech
16 47 (5.51%) Continuous Improvement
17 46 (5.39%) Don't repeat yourself (DRY)
18 45 (5.28%) SDLC
18 45 (5.28%) Software Testing
Programming Languages
1 419 (49.12%) Java
2 262 (30.72%) JavaScript
3 249 (29.19%) C#
4 225 (26.38%) SQL
5 222 (26.03%) Python
6 155 (18.17%) Kotlin
7 121 (14.19%) C++
8 114 (13.36%) PHP
9 103 (12.08%) Go
9 103 (12.08%) Scala
10 65 (7.62%) TypeScript
11 57 (6.68%) Ruby
12 29 (3.40%) Apple Swift
12 29 (3.40%) C
13 21 (2.46%) Objective-C
14 19 (2.23%) T-SQL
15 12 (1.41%) Java 8
16 11 (1.29%) PL/SQL
17 10 (1.17%) PowerShell
17 10 (1.17%) VB
Qualifications
1 109 (12.78%) Degree
2 49 (5.74%) Numerate Degree
3 5 (0.59%) Security Cleared
4 4 (0.47%) Microsoft Certification
4 4 (0.47%) SC Cleared
5 3 (0.35%) Computer Science Degree
6 2 (0.23%) PhD
7 1 (0.12%) CSPO
7 1 (0.12%) ISEB
7 1 (0.12%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 1 (0.12%) Master's Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 40 (4.69%) QA
2 7 (0.82%) IEC 62304
2 7 (0.82%) ISO 13485
2 7 (0.82%) SLA
3 1 (0.12%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 239 (28.02%) Docker
2 25 (2.93%) Firmware
3 9 (1.06%) VMware Infrastructure
4 6 (0.70%) Active Directory
5 2 (0.23%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 218 (25.56%) Kubernetes
2 83 (9.73%) Terraform
3 39 (4.57%) Ansible
4 34 (3.99%) Opscode Chef
5 33 (3.87%) Prometheus
6 30 (3.52%) Graphite
7 5 (0.59%) Puppet
8 2 (0.23%) Marathon
8 2 (0.23%) Mesos
8 2 (0.23%) Microsoft Intune
8 2 (0.23%) Oracle Identity Management
8 2 (0.23%) Oracle Identity Manager
8 2 (0.23%) SCCM
9 1 (0.12%) Grafana
9 1 (0.12%) Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 67 (7.85%) Microsoft
2 40 (4.69%) Oracle
3 22 (2.58%) Google
4 15 (1.76%) Atlassian
4 15 (1.76%) BT
5 14 (1.64%) Splunk
6 11 (1.29%) SAP
7 9 (1.06%) IBM
7 9 (1.06%) Salesforce.com
7 9 (1.06%) VMware
8 5 (0.59%) Sun
8 5 (0.59%) Xamarin
9 4 (0.47%) Adobe
10 3 (0.35%) ANSYS
10 3 (0.35%) Apple
10 3 (0.35%) Bloomberg
10 3 (0.35%) Facebook
10 3 (0.35%) Twitter
11 2 (0.23%) Cognizant
11 2 (0.23%) ServiceNow