Period
to 17 April 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 17 April 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Software Engineering
England > Yorkshire
6 months to
17 Apr 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 15 14 15
Rank change year-on-year -1 +1 +12
Permanent jobs citing Software Engineering 534 539 853
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in Yorkshire 10.98% 9.77% 11.34%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 11.78% 10.72% 12.31%
Number of salaries quoted 477 467 772
10th Percentile £37,500 £33,750 £32,500
25th Percentile £43,750 £41,500 £37,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £52,500 £50,000 £45,000
Median % change year-on-year +5.00% +11.11% -
75th Percentile £63,750 £62,203 £56,250
90th Percentile £65,000 £72,500 £60,000
England median annual salary £61,500 £60,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year +2.50% +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 4,532 5,027 6,929
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire 93.16% 91.12% 92.13%
Number of salaries quoted 3,710 4,256 5,728
10th Percentile £29,000 £27,500 £26,250
25th Percentile £36,750 £35,000 £32,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £47,500 £45,000 £42,500
Median % change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% -
75th Percentile £61,250 £57,500 £53,750
90th Percentile £70,000 £70,000 £63,750
England median annual salary £55,000 £55,000 £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 17 April 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 17 April 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 0 312 £52,500 +5.00% 77
South Yorkshire +7 135 £55,000 +10.00% 27
North Yorkshire 0 43 £47,500 -5.00% 19
East Yorkshire +1 10 £36,750 -38.75% 2
Software Engineering
England

For the 6 months to 17 April 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.

1 302 (56.55%) Java
2 255 (47.75%) SQL
3 252 (47.19%) Agile Software Development
4 250 (46.82%) C#
5 235 (44.01%) JavaScript
6 210 (39.33%) AWS
7 187 (35.02%) Python
8 150 (28.09%) NoSQL
9 142 (26.59%) Degree
10 122 (22.85%) Git (software)
11 115 (21.54%) AngularJS
12 114 (21.35%) TDD
13 113 (21.16%) .NET
14 112 (20.97%) DevOps
15 111 (20.79%) Azure
16 110 (20.60%) Docker
16 110 (20.60%) C++
17 109 (20.41%) Node.js
18 105 (19.66%) Continuous Integration
19 93 (17.42%) Unit Testing
20 92 (17.23%) Kubernetes
21 91 (17.04%) GCP
21 91 (17.04%) OO
22 86 (16.10%) Big Data
23 79 (14.79%) React
24 75 (14.04%) Test Automation
24 75 (14.04%) Subversion
25 74 (13.86%) Mercurial
26 73 (13.67%) Mathematics
26 73 (13.67%) Terraform

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 38 (7.12%) Elasticsearch
1 38 (7.12%) nginx
2 9 (1.69%) Apache Spark
3 6 (1.12%) Confluence
4 3 (0.56%) Umbraco
5 2 (0.37%) Apache
5 2 (0.37%) Apache Airflow
5 2 (0.37%) CMS
5 2 (0.37%) Headless CMS
5 2 (0.37%) IIS
5 2 (0.37%) Luigi
5 2 (0.37%) WebSphere
6 1 (0.19%) JBoss
6 1 (0.19%) Jetty
6 1 (0.19%) NServiceBus
6 1 (0.19%) Tomcat
6 1 (0.19%) WebLogic
6 1 (0.19%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 1 (0.19%) Adobe XD
1 1 (0.19%) AutoCAD
Business Applications
1 2 (0.37%) SAP Business One
2 1 (0.19%) Sentinel
Cloud Services
1 210 (39.33%) AWS
2 111 (20.79%) Azure
3 91 (17.04%) GCP
4 48 (8.99%) AWS CloudFormation
5 17 (3.18%) AWS IoT
6 14 (2.62%) SaaS
7 10 (1.87%) Amazon EC2
8 6 (1.12%) Amazon Kinesis
8 6 (1.12%) npm
9 5 (0.94%) NuGet
10 3 (0.56%) Amazon S3
10 3 (0.56%) AWS CodeBuild
10 3 (0.56%) AWS CodeCommit
10 3 (0.56%) AWS CodePipeline
10 3 (0.56%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
10 3 (0.56%) GitHub
10 3 (0.56%) Serverless
11 2 (0.37%) AWS Lambda
11 2 (0.37%) Power Platform
12 1 (0.19%) Slack
Communications & Networking
1 36 (6.74%) Wireless
2 21 (3.93%) TCP/IP
3 20 (3.75%) Wi-Fi
4 18 (3.37%) Bluetooth
5 16 (3.00%) Ethernet
5 16 (3.00%) MQTT
6 4 (0.75%) Broadband
7 3 (0.56%) DLNA
7 3 (0.56%) Internet
7 3 (0.56%) UPnP
8 2 (0.37%) LAN
8 2 (0.37%) WAN
8 2 (0.37%) ZigBee
9 1 (0.19%) AMQP
9 1 (0.19%) GSM
9 1 (0.19%) HTTP
9 1 (0.19%) RFID
Database & Business Intelligence
1 150 (28.09%) NoSQL
2 86 (16.10%) Big Data
3 51 (9.55%) PostgreSQL
3 51 (9.55%) SQL Server
4 36 (6.74%) Redis
5 22 (4.12%) MySQL
6 20 (3.75%) MongoDB
7 13 (2.43%) Amazon DynamoDB
8 10 (1.87%) Hadoop
9 9 (1.69%) Amazon RDS
10 7 (1.31%) Relational Database
11 6 (1.12%) Apache Cassandra
12 5 (0.94%) SQL Server 2012
12 5 (0.94%) SQL Server 2016
12 5 (0.94%) SQL Server Reporting Services
13 4 (0.75%) Oracle Database
14 2 (0.37%) Azkaban
14 2 (0.37%) Data Lake
14 2 (0.37%) Flink
14 2 (0.37%) Power BI
Development Applications
1 122 (22.85%) Git (software)
2 75 (14.04%) Subversion
3 74 (13.86%) Mercurial
4 41 (7.68%) Jenkins
5 12 (2.25%) JUnit
6 11 (2.06%) Maven
6 11 (2.06%) Selenium
7 10 (1.87%) SonarQube
7 10 (1.87%) Visual Studio
8 9 (1.69%) webpack
9 8 (1.50%) Babel
9 8 (1.50%) Cucumber
9 8 (1.50%) Postman
10 7 (1.31%) JIRA
11 5 (0.94%) GitLab
11 5 (0.94%) Gradle
11 5 (0.94%) NUnit
11 5 (0.94%) Team Foundation Server
11 5 (0.94%) TeamCity
12 4 (0.75%) Bitbucket
General
1 41 (7.68%) Finance
2 18 (3.37%) Marketing
3 16 (3.00%) Banking
4 10 (1.87%) Games
5 7 (1.31%) Electronics
5 7 (1.31%) Public Sector
5 7 (1.31%) Retail
6 4 (0.75%) Publishing
6 4 (0.75%) Telecoms
7 2 (0.37%) Law
7 2 (0.37%) Legal
Job Titles
1 352 (65.92%) Software Engineer
2 133 (24.91%) Developer
3 93 (17.42%) Java Engineer
3 93 (17.42%) Java Software Engineer
4 49 (9.18%) Senior Software Engineer
5 44 (8.24%) C# Developer
6 35 (6.55%) Python Engineer
6 35 (6.55%) Python Software Engineer
7 33 (6.18%) .NET Developer
8 27 (5.06%) Senior Developer
9 25 (4.68%) Embedded Engineer
9 25 (4.68%) Embedded Software Engineer
10 21 (3.93%) JavaScript Engineer
11 19 (3.56%) C# Software Engineer
11 19 (3.56%) C++ Software Engineer
12 18 (3.37%) Angular Developer
12 18 (3.37%) Embedded C++ Engineer
12 18 (3.37%) Embedded C++ Software Engineer
12 18 (3.37%) Full Stack Developer
12 18 (3.37%) Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 115 (21.54%) AngularJS
2 113 (21.16%) .NET
3 109 (20.41%) Node.js
4 79 (14.79%) React
5 70 (13.11%) HTML
5 70 (13.11%) Vue.js
6 54 (10.11%) .NET Core
7 53 (9.93%) CSS
8 44 (8.24%) RabbitMQ
9 35 (6.55%) Spring
10 32 (5.99%) Spring Boot
11 30 (5.62%) ASP.NET
12 20 (3.75%) REST
13 16 (3.00%) HTML5
14 15 (2.81%) ASP.NET Web API
14 15 (2.81%) Kafka
15 13 (2.43%) ASP.NET MVC
16 11 (2.06%) Hibernate
16 11 (2.06%) KnockoutJS
16 11 (2.06%) React Native
Miscellaneous
1 52 (9.74%) Algorithms
1 52 (9.74%) Data Structures
2 43 (8.05%) Greenfield Project
3 17 (3.18%) Embedded Systems
4 16 (3.00%) Device Driver
5 15 (2.81%) Analytical Skills
6 14 (2.62%) Enterprise Software
6 14 (2.62%) Mobile App
7 12 (2.25%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
8 11 (2.06%) User Experience
9 10 (1.87%) Management Information System
10 7 (1.31%) Public Cloud
11 5 (0.94%) Cloud Native
12 4 (0.75%) NHS
12 4 (0.75%) Self-Motivation
12 4 (0.75%) Video\Live Streaming
13 3 (0.56%) Digital TV
13 3 (0.56%) MPEG
13 3 (0.56%) Social Gaming
13 3 (0.56%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 53 (9.93%) Linux
2 16 (3.00%) Windows
3 12 (2.25%) Android
4 8 (1.50%) Embedded Linux
5 5 (0.94%) Apple iOS
5 5 (0.94%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 2 (0.37%) Unix
7 1 (0.19%) FreeRTOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 252 (47.19%) Agile Software Development
2 114 (21.35%) TDD
3 112 (20.97%) DevOps
4 105 (19.66%) Continuous Integration
5 93 (17.42%) Unit Testing
6 91 (17.04%) OO
7 75 (14.04%) Test Automation
8 73 (13.67%) Mathematics
9 67 (12.55%) OOP
10 58 (10.86%) Computer Science
11 55 (10.30%) Decision-Making
11 55 (10.30%) Scrum
12 53 (9.93%) SOLID
13 48 (8.99%) Don't repeat yourself (DRY)
14 47 (8.80%) MVC
15 44 (8.24%) Microservices
16 33 (6.18%) Mentoring
17 32 (5.99%) Requirements Gathering
18 28 (5.24%) Problem-Solving
19 27 (5.06%) API Development
Programming Languages
1 302 (56.55%) Java
2 255 (47.75%) SQL
3 250 (46.82%) C#
4 235 (44.01%) JavaScript
5 187 (35.02%) Python
6 110 (20.60%) C++
7 55 (10.30%) Ruby
8 54 (10.11%) Scala
9 52 (9.74%) Go
10 49 (9.18%) Kotlin
11 32 (5.99%) TypeScript
12 26 (4.87%) T-SQL
13 17 (3.18%) C
14 12 (2.25%) PHP
15 6 (1.12%) Java 8
16 4 (0.75%) Embedded C
16 4 (0.75%) ES6
16 4 (0.75%) Java 9
16 4 (0.75%) PHP 7
16 4 (0.75%) VB
Qualifications
1 142 (26.59%) Degree
2 72 (13.48%) Numerate Degree
3 12 (2.25%) Computer Science Degree
4 7 (1.31%) Security Cleared
5 5 (0.94%) SC Cleared
6 2 (0.37%) CCNA
6 2 (0.37%) Cisco Certification
7 1 (0.19%) Master's Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (1.87%) QA
2 1 (0.19%) SLA
System Software
1 110 (20.60%) Docker
2 6 (1.12%) Firmware
3 2 (0.37%) HDFS
3 2 (0.37%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 92 (17.23%) Kubernetes
2 73 (13.67%) Terraform
3 31 (5.81%) Ansible
4 2 (0.37%) Oozie
5 1 (0.19%) Cobbler
5 1 (0.19%) Opscode Chef
5 1 (0.19%) Puppet
Vendors
1 32 (5.99%) Microsoft
2 15 (2.81%) Oracle
3 9 (1.69%) Xamarin
4 7 (1.31%) Google
5 4 (0.75%) Atlassian
5 4 (0.75%) Red Hat
6 3 (0.56%) Adobe
7 2 (0.37%) Cisco
7 2 (0.37%) Ekahau
7 2 (0.37%) Sage
7 2 (0.37%) Salesforce.com
7 2 (0.37%) SAP
7 2 (0.37%) VMware
8 1 (0.19%) ANSYS
8 1 (0.19%) Atmel
8 1 (0.19%) Bloomberg
8 1 (0.19%) IBM
8 1 (0.19%) New Relic
8 1 (0.19%) OpenText
8 1 (0.19%) TIBCO