Period
to 12 August 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 12 August 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Software Engineering
England > Yorkshire
6 months to
12 Aug 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 12 23 26
Rank change year-on-year +11 +3 -8
Permanent jobs citing Software Engineering 439 718 737
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in Yorkshire 13.16% 9.48% 7.97%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 14.17% 10.46% 8.59%
Number of salaries quoted 469 651 620
Median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% -
10th Percentile £38,750 £32,500 £33,750
90th Percentile £67,500 £66,250 £63,875
England median annual salary £60,000 £55,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year +9.09% +4.76% +5.00%

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 3,098 6,865 8,583
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire 92.89% 90.63% 92.86%
Number of salaries quoted 2,658 5,521 7,194
Median annual salary £47,500 £42,500 £44,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +11.76% -3.41% +3.53%
10th Percentile £29,000 £26,000 £26,250
90th Percentile £68,750 £64,750 £62,500
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 12 August 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 12 August 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 0 274 £50,000 - 47
South Yorkshire +9 90 £50,000 +21.95% 21
North Yorkshire +74 65 £47,500 - 12
East Yorkshire +11 7 £52,500 +16.67% 2
Software Engineering
England

For the 6 months to 12 August 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.

1 255 (58.09%) Agile Software Development
2 204 (46.47%) Java
3 179 (40.77%) JavaScript
4 151 (34.40%) DevOps
5 133 (30.30%) SQL
6 127 (28.93%) Python
7 123 (28.02%) C#
8 119 (27.11%) .NET
9 105 (23.92%) AngularJS
10 104 (23.69%) Node.js
11 92 (20.96%) AWS
12 88 (20.05%) Microservices
13 79 (18.00%) TDD
14 77 (17.54%) Scrum
15 76 (17.31%) Continuous Integration
16 73 (16.63%) Degree
17 71 (16.17%) Git (software)
18 65 (14.81%) Azure
19 64 (14.58%) Open Source
20 61 (13.90%) React
21 59 (13.44%) Go
22 55 (12.53%) Test Automation
23 51 (11.62%) Scala
23 51 (11.62%) NoSQL
24 50 (11.39%) Subversion
25 48 (10.93%) OO
26 46 (10.48%) Spring
26 46 (10.48%) Computer Science
26 46 (10.48%) REST
26 46 (10.48%) Greenfield Project

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 16 (3.64%) Confluence
2 12 (2.73%) Elasticsearch
2 12 (2.73%) nginx
3 9 (2.05%) CMS
4 6 (1.37%) Sitecore CMS
5 5 (1.14%) EPiServer
5 5 (1.14%) Orchard CMS
6 4 (0.91%) IIS
6 4 (0.91%) WordPress
7 3 (0.68%) CICS
7 3 (0.68%) Jadu
7 3 (0.68%) SAS
8 1 (0.23%) Apache Solr
8 1 (0.23%) NServiceBus
8 1 (0.23%) Tomcat
8 1 (0.23%) WebSphere
8 1 (0.23%) WebSphere Application Server
Business Applications
1 1 (0.23%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 92 (20.96%) AWS
2 65 (14.81%) Azure
3 35 (7.97%) Serverless
4 26 (5.92%) AWS Lambda
5 24 (5.47%) GCP
6 10 (2.28%) npm
7 8 (1.82%) Cloudflare
8 4 (0.91%) Amazon ECS
9 3 (0.68%) Amazon EC2
9 3 (0.68%) Amazon SQS
9 3 (0.68%) AWS Fargate
9 3 (0.68%) AWS Step Functions
9 3 (0.68%) IaaS
9 3 (0.68%) PaaS
10 2 (0.46%) Amazon S3
10 2 (0.46%) BrowserStack
10 2 (0.46%) CloudFront
10 2 (0.46%) GitHub
10 2 (0.46%) NuGet
10 2 (0.46%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 9 (2.05%) Bluetooth
1 9 (2.05%) Ethernet
2 8 (1.82%) TCP/IP
3 7 (1.59%) MQTT
3 7 (1.59%) Wi-Fi
4 4 (0.91%) Skype
4 4 (0.91%) Wireless
5 3 (0.68%) Unified Communications
6 2 (0.46%) Broadband
7 1 (0.23%) Firewall
7 1 (0.23%) Internet
7 1 (0.23%) Modbus
7 1 (0.23%) RS-232
7 1 (0.23%) RS-485
7 1 (0.23%) VPN
7 1 (0.23%) ZigBee
7 1 (0.23%) Z-Wave
Database & Business Intelligence
1 51 (11.62%) NoSQL
2 43 (9.79%) SQL Server
3 20 (4.56%) PostgreSQL
4 13 (2.96%) Relational Database
5 12 (2.73%) Redis
6 11 (2.51%) Big Data
7 5 (1.14%) MySQL
8 4 (0.91%) Amazon DynamoDB
9 3 (0.68%) Oracle Database
9 3 (0.68%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 2 (0.46%) Amazon RDS
10 2 (0.46%) Oracle Reports
11 1 (0.23%) Blockchain
11 1 (0.23%) Couchbase
11 1 (0.23%) Hadoop
11 1 (0.23%) MongoDB
11 1 (0.23%) RDBMS
11 1 (0.23%) SQL Server 2012
11 1 (0.23%) SQL Server 2016
11 1 (0.23%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 71 (16.17%) Git (software)
2 50 (11.39%) Subversion
3 41 (9.34%) Jenkins
4 32 (7.29%) JUnit
5 20 (4.56%) Maven
5 20 (4.56%) Mercurial
6 17 (3.87%) JIRA
7 10 (2.28%) Eclipse
8 9 (2.05%) NUnit
8 9 (2.05%) Selenium
9 7 (1.59%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 7 (1.59%) Visual Studio Team System
9 7 (1.59%) webpack
10 6 (1.37%) Babel
10 6 (1.37%) IBM UrbanCode
10 6 (1.37%) MSTest
10 6 (1.37%) Team Foundation Server
10 6 (1.37%) Travis CI
10 6 (1.37%) Xcode
11 5 (1.14%) TeamCity
General
1 40 (9.11%) Finance
2 19 (4.33%) Banking
3 16 (3.64%) Manufacturing
4 13 (2.96%) Marketing
5 12 (2.73%) Retail
6 8 (1.82%) Automotive
7 7 (1.59%) Electronics
7 7 (1.59%) Retail Banking
8 5 (1.14%) Games
9 4 (0.91%) Financial Institution
9 4 (0.91%) Public Sector
10 3 (0.68%) Military
11 2 (0.46%) Telecoms
12 1 (0.23%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 260 (59.23%) Software Engineer
2 105 (23.92%) Developer
3 77 (17.54%) Java Engineer
3 77 (17.54%) Java Software Engineer
4 66 (15.03%) Senior Software Engineer
5 40 (9.11%) .NET Developer
6 36 (8.20%) Senior Developer
7 32 (7.29%) Python Engineer
8 31 (7.06%) Python Software Engineer
9 26 (5.92%) JavaScript Engineer
9 26 (5.92%) Software Developer
10 25 (5.69%) .NET Software Engineer
11 23 (5.24%) C# Software Engineer
11 23 (5.24%) Senior Java Engineer
11 23 (5.24%) Senior Java Software Engineer
12 20 (4.56%) Software Manager
13 19 (4.33%) C# Developer
13 19 (4.33%) Engineering Manager
13 19 (4.33%) JavaScript Developer
13 19 (4.33%) Lead Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 119 (27.11%) .NET
2 105 (23.92%) AngularJS
3 104 (23.69%) Node.js
4 61 (13.90%) React
5 46 (10.48%) REST
5 46 (10.48%) Spring
6 45 (10.25%) CSS
7 42 (9.57%) ASP.NET
8 38 (8.66%) RESTful
9 32 (7.29%) HTML
10 30 (6.83%) Spring Boot
11 29 (6.61%) Vue.js
12 28 (6.38%) .NET Core
13 26 (5.92%) jQuery
14 20 (4.56%) .NET Framework
14 20 (4.56%) ASP.NET MVC
15 18 (4.10%) KnockoutJS
15 18 (4.10%) Redux
16 15 (3.42%) Web Services
17 14 (3.19%) RabbitMQ
Miscellaneous
1 46 (10.48%) Greenfield Project
2 38 (8.66%) Data Structures
3 35 (7.97%) Algorithms
4 31 (7.06%) User Experience
5 22 (5.01%) Analytical Skills
6 19 (4.33%) Management Information System
7 18 (4.10%) Mainframe
8 15 (3.42%) Mobile App
9 9 (2.05%) NHS
9 9 (2.05%) Virtual Team
10 8 (1.82%) Cloud Native
11 7 (1.59%) Embedded Systems
12 6 (1.37%) Self-Motivation
13 5 (1.14%) CAN bus
13 5 (1.14%) Enterprise Software
13 5 (1.14%) Lidar
14 4 (0.91%) Client/Server
15 3 (0.68%) iSeries
16 2 (0.46%) AS400
16 2 (0.46%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 24 (5.47%) Apple iOS
1 24 (5.47%) Windows
2 23 (5.24%) Linux
3 13 (2.96%) Android
4 11 (2.51%) Windows Server
5 5 (1.14%) Robot Operating System
5 5 (1.14%) Unix
6 3 (0.68%) zOS
7 2 (0.46%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 255 (58.09%) Agile Software Development
2 151 (34.40%) DevOps
3 88 (20.05%) Microservices
4 79 (18.00%) TDD
5 77 (17.54%) Scrum
6 76 (17.31%) Continuous Integration
7 64 (14.58%) Open Source
8 55 (12.53%) Test Automation
9 48 (10.93%) OO
10 46 (10.48%) Computer Science
11 45 (10.25%) MVC
12 39 (8.88%) SDLC
13 36 (8.20%) Problem-Solving
13 36 (8.20%) Unit Testing
14 30 (6.83%) Project Management
14 30 (6.83%) Web Development
15 26 (5.92%) Front End Development
16 23 (5.24%) BDD
17 22 (5.01%) Decision-Making
18 20 (4.56%) Technical Debt
Programming Languages
1 204 (46.47%) Java
2 179 (40.77%) JavaScript
3 133 (30.30%) SQL
4 127 (28.93%) Python
5 123 (28.02%) C#
6 59 (13.44%) Go
7 51 (11.62%) Scala
8 45 (10.25%) C++
9 22 (5.01%) C
10 21 (4.78%) Kotlin
11 20 (4.56%) PHP
11 20 (4.56%) Ruby
12 18 (4.10%) PL/SQL
13 15 (3.42%) TypeScript
14 11 (2.51%) Groovy
14 11 (2.51%) Java 8
15 10 (2.28%) Apple Swift
16 9 (2.05%) Bash Shell
17 8 (1.82%) VB.NET
18 7 (1.59%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 73 (16.63%) Degree
2 12 (2.73%) Computer Science Degree
3 6 (1.37%) PhD
4 5 (1.14%) Master's Degree
4 5 (1.14%) Numerate Degree
5 3 (0.68%) ISTQB
5 3 (0.68%) MCP
6 2 (0.46%) HND
7 1 (0.23%) CSPO
7 1 (0.23%) DBS Check
7 1 (0.23%) Microsoft Certification
7 1 (0.23%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 44 (10.02%) QA
2 3 (0.68%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 25 (5.69%) Docker
2 6 (1.37%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 34 (7.74%) Kubernetes
2 31 (7.06%) Terraform
3 13 (2.96%) Ansible
4 6 (1.37%) CA Service Virtualization
5 4 (0.91%) Opscode Chef
6 3 (0.68%) Puppet
7 2 (0.46%) Prometheus
7 2 (0.46%) Rancher
Vendors
1 32 (7.29%) Oracle
2 28 (6.38%) Microsoft
3 16 (3.64%) Google
3 16 (3.64%) IBM
4 12 (2.73%) Autodesk
5 11 (2.51%) Unisys
6 8 (1.82%) Sitecore
7 6 (1.37%) CA
8 5 (1.14%) NVIDIA
8 5 (1.14%) Xamarin
9 2 (0.46%) Atlassian
9 2 (0.46%) Salesforce.com
10 1 (0.23%) EMC
10 1 (0.23%) Remedy
10 1 (0.23%) Zend