Period
to 27 October 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 27 October 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Software Engineering
England > Yorkshire
6 months to
27 Oct 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 10 28 19
Rank change year-on-year +18 -9 +4
Permanent jobs citing Software Engineering 420 527 778
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in Yorkshire 14.94% 7.65% 9.25%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 16.02% 8.36% 10.01%
Number of salaries quoted 485 460 663
Median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.00% +11.11% -
10th Percentile £40,000 £32,500 £33,750
90th Percentile £65,000 £72,500 £62,303
England median annual salary £60,000 £57,500 £53,500
% change year-on-year +4.35% +7.48% +7.00%

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 2,622 6,304 7,775
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire 93.28% 91.52% 92.42%
Number of salaries quoted 2,274 5,087 6,345
Median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £43,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.56% +4.65% +1.18%
10th Percentile £31,250 £26,000 £26,250
90th Percentile £66,250 £65,000 £62,500
England median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £52,500
% 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 27 October 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 27 October 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 +8 187 £52,500 +5.00% 48
South Yorkshire +20 120 £50,000 +21.95% 14
North Yorkshire +80 100 £47,500 -5.00% 11
East Yorkshire +10 7 £45,000 - 4
Software Engineering
England

For the 6 months to 27 October 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.

1 214 (50.95%) Java
2 200 (47.62%) Agile Software Development
3 170 (40.48%) SQL
4 156 (37.14%) JavaScript
5 144 (34.29%) Degree
6 132 (31.43%) Python
7 127 (30.24%) C#
8 108 (25.71%) Git (software)
9 95 (22.62%) DevOps
10 94 (22.38%) .NET
11 92 (21.90%) Unit Testing
12 90 (21.43%) AngularJS
13 89 (21.19%) NoSQL
14 88 (20.95%) Data Structures
15 87 (20.71%) Algorithms
16 84 (20.00%) OO
17 83 (19.76%) Continuous Integration
18 80 (19.05%) AWS
19 79 (18.81%) Node.js
20 78 (18.57%) Scrum
21 72 (17.14%) Computer Science
21 72 (17.14%) Subversion
22 69 (16.43%) Test Automation
23 65 (15.48%) TDD
24 58 (13.81%) Azure
25 57 (13.57%) Project Management
26 55 (13.10%) REST
27 54 (12.86%) C++
28 50 (11.90%) Management Information System
28 50 (11.90%) Information Management

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 (4.52%) Elasticsearch
2 16 (3.81%) nginx
3 8 (1.90%) CMS
4 5 (1.19%) EPiServer
4 5 (1.19%) Orchard CMS
4 5 (1.19%) Sitecore CMS
5 4 (0.95%) WordPress
6 3 (0.71%) Jadu
7 2 (0.48%) Confluence
7 2 (0.48%) NServiceBus
7 2 (0.48%) WebSphere
8 1 (0.24%) Apache Solr
8 1 (0.24%) Oracle Workflow
8 1 (0.24%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 3 (0.71%) AutoCAD
Business Applications
1 1 (0.24%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 80 (19.05%) AWS
2 58 (13.81%) Azure
3 36 (8.57%) GCP
4 13 (3.10%) AWS Lambda
4 13 (3.10%) Serverless
5 7 (1.67%) AWS CloudFormation
5 7 (1.67%) npm
6 3 (0.71%) Amazon S3
6 3 (0.71%) IaaS
6 3 (0.71%) PaaS
7 2 (0.48%) CloudFront
7 2 (0.48%) Logic Apps
7 2 (0.48%) SaaS
8 1 (0.24%) Amazon Cognito
8 1 (0.24%) Amazon SQS
8 1 (0.24%) Azure Functions
8 1 (0.24%) Dynamics 365
8 1 (0.24%) GitHub
8 1 (0.24%) OpenShift
8 1 (0.24%) Slack
Communications & Networking
1 16 (3.81%) Ethernet
2 12 (2.86%) Wi-Fi
3 11 (2.62%) TCP/IP
4 9 (2.14%) Bluetooth
4 9 (2.14%) MQTT
5 8 (1.90%) Wireless
6 4 (0.95%) RS-232
6 4 (0.95%) RS-485
7 3 (0.71%) Internet
8 2 (0.48%) Broadband
8 2 (0.48%) Modbus
9 1 (0.24%) AMQP
9 1 (0.24%) Firewall
9 1 (0.24%) HTTP
9 1 (0.24%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 89 (21.19%) NoSQL
2 39 (9.29%) Big Data
3 30 (7.14%) SQL Server
4 21 (5.00%) PostgreSQL
5 17 (4.05%) Redis
6 13 (3.10%) Data Lake
6 13 (3.10%) Data Warehouse
7 10 (2.38%) BigQuery
7 10 (2.38%) CloverETL
7 10 (2.38%) Relational Database
8 5 (1.19%) SQL Server 2012
8 5 (1.19%) SQL Server 2016
8 5 (1.19%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 4 (0.95%) MySQL
10 3 (0.71%) MongoDB
10 3 (0.71%) Oracle Database
11 2 (0.48%) Amazon RDS
11 2 (0.48%) Couchbase
12 1 (0.24%) Amazon DynamoDB
12 1 (0.24%) Blockchain
Development Applications
1 108 (25.71%) Git (software)
2 72 (17.14%) Subversion
3 45 (10.71%) Mercurial
4 40 (9.52%) Jenkins
5 20 (4.76%) JUnit
6 10 (2.38%) Eclipse
7 8 (1.90%) Maven
7 8 (1.90%) Spinnaker
8 6 (1.43%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 6 (1.43%) Babel
8 6 (1.43%) Travis CI
8 6 (1.43%) webpack
9 5 (1.19%) Xcode
10 3 (0.71%) JIRA
10 3 (0.71%) Selenium
10 3 (0.71%) Visual Studio Team System
11 2 (0.48%) GCC
11 2 (0.48%) Sikuli
11 2 (0.48%) TestComplete
11 2 (0.48%) Visual Studio
General
1 37 (8.81%) Finance
2 19 (4.52%) Manufacturing
3 11 (2.62%) Marketing
4 7 (1.67%) Electronics
5 6 (1.43%) Automotive
5 6 (1.43%) Retail
6 3 (0.71%) Military
6 3 (0.71%) Public Sector
7 2 (0.48%) Games
8 1 (0.24%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 273 (65.00%) Software Engineer
2 95 (22.62%) Java Engineer
2 95 (22.62%) Java Software Engineer
3 85 (20.24%) Developer
4 76 (18.10%) Senior Software Engineer
5 38 (9.05%) Python Engineer
6 37 (8.81%) Python Software Engineer
7 30 (7.14%) Senior Java Engineer
7 30 (7.14%) Senior Java Software Engineer
8 29 (6.90%) C# Software Engineer
9 25 (5.95%) Senior Developer
10 23 (5.48%) .NET Developer
11 22 (5.24%) .NET Software Engineer
11 22 (5.24%) JavaScript Engineer
12 20 (4.76%) Java Developer
12 20 (4.76%) Mobile Engineer
12 20 (4.76%) Mobile Software Engineer
13 19 (4.52%) Embedded Engineer
14 18 (4.29%) Embedded Software Engineer
15 16 (3.81%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 94 (22.38%) .NET
2 90 (21.43%) AngularJS
3 79 (18.81%) Node.js
4 55 (13.10%) REST
5 41 (9.76%) RESTful
6 40 (9.52%) React
7 37 (8.81%) CSS
8 33 (7.86%) Spring
9 30 (7.14%) HTML
10 27 (6.43%) Vue.js
11 19 (4.52%) ASP.NET
11 19 (4.52%) RabbitMQ
12 18 (4.29%) Spring Boot
13 17 (4.05%) KnockoutJS
14 13 (3.10%) Redux
15 11 (2.62%) .NET Framework
15 11 (2.62%) ASP.NET Web API
15 11 (2.62%) HTML5
16 10 (2.38%) Android SDK
17 8 (1.90%) .NET Core
Miscellaneous
1 88 (20.95%) Data Structures
2 87 (20.71%) Algorithms
3 50 (11.90%) Management Information System
4 27 (6.43%) Greenfield Project
5 17 (4.05%) User Experience
6 14 (3.33%) Mobile App
7 12 (2.86%) Analytical Skills
8 9 (2.14%) Embedded Systems
9 6 (1.43%) Enterprise Software
9 6 (1.43%) Self-Motivation
9 6 (1.43%) Virtual Team
10 5 (1.19%) CAN bus
10 5 (1.19%) Lidar
10 5 (1.19%) NHS
11 4 (0.95%) Device Driver
12 2 (0.48%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
12 2 (0.48%) Public Cloud
13 1 (0.24%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
13 1 (0.24%) Enterprise Cloud
13 1 (0.24%) Internet of Things
Operating Systems
1 28 (6.67%) Apple iOS
2 26 (6.19%) Linux
3 17 (4.05%) Android
4 11 (2.62%) Windows
5 5 (1.19%) Robot Operating System
6 4 (0.95%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 200 (47.62%) Agile Software Development
2 95 (22.62%) DevOps
3 92 (21.90%) Unit Testing
4 84 (20.00%) OO
5 83 (19.76%) Continuous Integration
6 78 (18.57%) Scrum
7 72 (17.14%) Computer Science
8 69 (16.43%) Test Automation
9 65 (15.48%) TDD
10 57 (13.57%) Project Management
11 50 (11.90%) Information Management
12 48 (11.43%) Microservices
13 45 (10.71%) Open Source
14 44 (10.48%) Problem-Solving
15 39 (9.29%) Decision-Making
16 35 (8.33%) Mathematics
17 27 (6.43%) Mentoring
18 25 (5.95%) MVC
19 24 (5.71%) Facial Recognition
19 24 (5.71%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 214 (50.95%) Java
2 170 (40.48%) SQL
3 156 (37.14%) JavaScript
4 132 (31.43%) Python
5 127 (30.24%) C#
6 54 (12.86%) C++
7 32 (7.62%) Go
8 31 (7.38%) Scala
9 23 (5.48%) C
10 18 (4.29%) Apple Swift
11 16 (3.81%) Kotlin
11 16 (3.81%) R
12 13 (3.10%) PHP
12 13 (3.10%) Ruby
13 11 (2.62%) Embedded C
13 11 (2.62%) Objective-C
14 10 (2.38%) TypeScript
15 6 (1.43%) T-SQL
16 5 (1.19%) Embedded C++
16 5 (1.19%) Java 8
Qualifications
1 144 (34.29%) Degree
2 31 (7.38%) Numerate Degree
3 8 (1.90%) Computer Science Degree
4 6 (1.43%) PhD
5 5 (1.19%) Master's Degree
6 2 (0.48%) ISTQB
6 2 (0.48%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 23 (5.48%) QA
2 1 (0.24%) SLA
System Software
1 24 (5.71%) Docker
2 7 (1.67%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 35 (8.33%) Kubernetes
2 23 (5.48%) Terraform
3 17 (4.05%) Ansible
4 3 (0.71%) Opscode Chef
4 3 (0.71%) Puppet
5 2 (0.48%) Prometheus
5 2 (0.48%) Rancher
6 1 (0.24%) Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 28 (6.67%) Google
2 24 (5.71%) Microsoft
3 18 (4.29%) Oracle
4 12 (2.86%) Autodesk
5 5 (1.19%) NVIDIA
5 5 (1.19%) Sitecore
6 4 (0.95%) Xamarin
7 2 (0.48%) Atlassian
7 2 (0.48%) Salesforce.com
8 1 (0.24%) Adobe
8 1 (0.24%) IBM
8 1 (0.24%) Remedy
8 1 (0.24%) Zend