Period
to 17 August 2018

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 August 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Software Engineering
England > Yorkshire
6 months to
17 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 25 17 40
Rank change year-on-year -8 +23 +3
Permanent jobs citing Software Engineering 741 903 677
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire 8.02% 8.75% 5.82%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 8.69% 9.43% 6.34%
Number of salaries quoted 583 783 607
Yorkshire median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.88% +6.25%
10th Percentile £33,750 £30,000 £27,500
90th Percentile £61,250 £60,000 £57,500
England median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +5.00% - +11.11%

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 8,526 9,575 10,677
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire 92.29% 92.78% 91.86%
Number of salaries quoted 7,126 8,078 8,831
Yorkshire median annual salary £44,000 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.53% +6.25% -
10th Percentile £26,250 £26,250 £25,750
90th Percentile £62,500 £61,250 £61,250
England median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £50,000

Software Engineering
Job Vacancy Trend in Yorkshire

Job postings citing Software Engineering as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire.

Job vacancy trend for Software Engineering in Yorkshire

Software Engineering
Salary Trend in Yorkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Software Engineering in Yorkshire.

Salary trend for Software Engineering in Yorkshire

Software Engineering
Salary Histogram in Yorkshire

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Software Engineering in Yorkshire over the 6 months to 17 August 2018.

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 August 2018. 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 -1 465 £45,000 - 82
North Yorkshire -1 156 £44,000 +3.53% 25
South Yorkshire -13 109 £45,000 +5.88% 34
East Yorkshire -7 11 £50,000 +47.06% 4
Software Engineering
England

For the 6 months to 17 August 2018, 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.

1 408 (55.06%) Agile Software Development
2 379 (51.15%) C#
3 352 (47.50%) JavaScript
4 327 (44.13%) .NET
5 288 (38.87%) SQL
6 273 (36.84%) Java
7 232 (31.31%) ASP.NET
8 228 (30.77%) MVC
9 226 (30.50%) TDD
10 187 (25.24%) ASP.NET MVC
11 182 (24.56%) BDD
12 175 (23.62%) DevOps
13 168 (22.67%) HTML
14 162 (21.86%) CSS
14 162 (21.86%) Scrum
15 155 (20.92%) Microsoft
16 153 (20.65%) Enterprise Software
17 149 (20.11%) Test Automation
18 145 (19.57%) Git (software)
19 139 (18.76%) Pair Programming
20 134 (18.08%) Continuous Integration
21 127 (17.14%) jQuery
22 122 (16.46%) Greenfield Project
23 121 (16.33%) Finance
24 119 (16.06%) SQL Server
25 108 (14.57%) Spring
26 104 (14.04%) .NET Framework
27 101 (13.63%) OO
28 97 (13.09%) Python
29 94 (12.69%) Microservices

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 32 (4.32%) Apache
2 29 (3.91%) IIS
3 27 (3.64%) Elasticsearch
4 16 (2.16%) JBoss
5 15 (2.02%) Tomcat
5 15 (2.02%) Umbraco
6 13 (1.75%) nginx
6 13 (1.75%) WordPress
7 11 (1.48%) Joomla!
8 8 (1.08%) Drupal
8 8 (1.08%) WebSphere
9 7 (0.94%) Apache ServiceMix
9 7 (0.94%) CloudStack
9 7 (0.94%) WebLogic
10 5 (0.67%) Apache Solr
10 5 (0.67%) CMS
10 5 (0.67%) Confluence
11 3 (0.40%) Adobe Experience Manager
11 3 (0.40%) Apache Spark
12 1 (0.13%) OpenStack
Applications
1 2 (0.27%) Microsoft Excel
1 2 (0.27%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (0.13%) HipChat
2 1 (0.13%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 6 (0.81%) Magento
2 1 (0.13%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 85 (11.47%) Amazon AWS
2 64 (8.64%) Microsoft Azure
3 13 (1.75%) Google Cloud Platform
4 12 (1.62%) FinancialForce
5 10 (1.35%) G Suite
5 10 (1.35%) Office 365
5 10 (1.35%) Slack
6 8 (1.08%) Cloud Computing
6 8 (1.08%) GitHub
6 8 (1.08%) SaaS
7 7 (0.94%) IaaS
8 5 (0.67%) Force.com
8 5 (0.67%) Serverless
9 2 (0.27%) npm
9 2 (0.27%) PaaS
10 1 (0.13%) AWS CloudFormation
10 1 (0.13%) AWS Lambda
10 1 (0.13%) Boomi
10 1 (0.13%) NuGet
10 1 (0.13%) Sage Pay
Communications & Networking
1 9 (1.21%) TCP/IP
2 8 (1.08%) HTTP
3 5 (0.67%) Broadband
4 4 (0.54%) DNS
5 3 (0.40%) Wireless
6 2 (0.27%) Bluetooth
6 2 (0.27%) RS-232
7 1 (0.13%) AMQP
7 1 (0.13%) DVB
7 1 (0.13%) Ethernet
7 1 (0.13%) Internet
7 1 (0.13%) Modbus
7 1 (0.13%) RS-422
7 1 (0.13%) RS-485
7 1 (0.13%) Wi-Fi
7 1 (0.13%) Wireshark
7 1 (0.13%) ZigBee
Database & Business Intelligence
1 119 (16.06%) SQL Server
2 60 (8.10%) MySQL
3 53 (7.15%) NoSQL
4 51 (6.88%) MongoDB
5 23 (3.10%) Redis
6 20 (2.70%) PostgreSQL
7 19 (2.56%) Relational Database
8 16 (2.16%) Big Data
9 14 (1.89%) RavenDB
10 13 (1.75%) CouchDB
10 13 (1.75%) SQLite
11 11 (1.48%) Apache Cassandra
12 8 (1.08%) Hadoop
13 6 (0.81%) RDBMS
13 6 (0.81%) SQL Server 2012
14 5 (0.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
15 3 (0.40%) Amazon DynamoDB
15 3 (0.40%) DB2
16 2 (0.27%) Blockchain
16 2 (0.27%) HBase
Development Applications
1 145 (19.57%) Git (software)
2 83 (11.20%) Jenkins
3 72 (9.72%) Selenium
4 49 (6.61%) Cucumber
5 33 (4.45%) Subversion
6 26 (3.51%) Team Foundation Server
7 25 (3.37%) Visual Studio
8 24 (3.24%) JIRA
8 24 (3.24%) NUnit
9 23 (3.10%) Mercurial
9 23 (3.10%) SpecFlow
10 20 (2.70%) WebDriver
11 19 (2.56%) MSTest
12 17 (2.29%) JMeter
13 13 (1.75%) Maven
14 11 (1.48%) Gatling
14 11 (1.48%) JUnit
14 11 (1.48%) SoapUI
14 11 (1.48%) Visual Studio Team System
15 10 (1.35%) Buildbot
General
1 121 (16.33%) Finance
2 25 (3.37%) Retail
3 23 (3.10%) Games
4 11 (1.48%) Banking
5 10 (1.35%) Financial Institution
5 10 (1.35%) Manufacturing
6 9 (1.21%) Electronics
6 9 (1.21%) Marketing
7 4 (0.54%) Automotive
7 4 (0.54%) Back Office
7 4 (0.54%) Law
8 2 (0.27%) Aerospace
8 2 (0.27%) Pharmaceutical
8 2 (0.27%) Telecoms
9 1 (0.13%) Advertising
9 1 (0.13%) Multimedia
9 1 (0.13%) Online Betting
9 1 (0.13%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 353 (47.64%) Developer
2 278 (37.52%) Software Engineer
3 173 (23.35%) C# Developer
4 110 (14.84%) .NET Developer
5 102 (13.77%) C# .NET Developer
6 84 (11.34%) Java Engineer
6 84 (11.34%) Software Developer
7 78 (10.53%) Java Software Engineer
7 78 (10.53%) Senior Developer
8 74 (9.99%) ASP.NET Developer
8 74 (9.99%) C# ASP.NET Developer
9 73 (9.85%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
10 60 (8.10%) Senior C# Developer
11 56 (7.56%) JavaScript Developer
12 52 (7.02%) .NET Software Engineer
13 51 (6.88%) Senior Software Engineer
14 49 (6.61%) C# Software Engineer
15 41 (5.53%) Java Developer
16 38 (5.13%) Senior .NET Developer
16 38 (5.13%) Senior C# .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 327 (44.13%) .NET
2 232 (31.31%) ASP.NET
3 187 (25.24%) ASP.NET MVC
4 168 (22.67%) HTML
5 162 (21.86%) CSS
6 127 (17.14%) jQuery
7 108 (14.57%) Spring
8 104 (14.04%) .NET Framework
9 93 (12.55%) AngularJS
10 86 (11.61%) React
11 84 (11.34%) Entity Framework
12 74 (9.99%) Web Services
13 71 (9.58%) RESTful
14 66 (8.91%) Spring Boot
15 58 (7.83%) Node.js
16 54 (7.29%) XML
17 50 (6.75%) HTML5
18 37 (4.99%) CSS3
19 36 (4.86%) Hibernate
19 36 (4.86%) Spring Security
Miscellaneous
1 153 (20.65%) Enterprise Software
2 122 (16.46%) Greenfield Project
3 37 (4.99%) Computer Science
4 36 (4.86%) User Experience
5 33 (4.45%) Analytical Skills
6 28 (3.78%) Mobile App
7 26 (3.51%) Self-Motivation
8 20 (2.70%) Fintech
9 16 (2.16%) Xbox
10 8 (1.08%) Cloud Native
11 6 (0.81%) Life Science
11 6 (0.81%) Public Cloud
12 5 (0.67%) Virtual Team
13 4 (0.54%) Data Centre
13 4 (0.54%) Device Driver
14 3 (0.40%) Algorithms
14 3 (0.40%) e-Learning
15 2 (0.27%) EPoS
15 2 (0.27%) SCORM
15 2 (0.27%) Smart Home
Operating Systems
1 59 (7.96%) Linux
2 25 (3.37%) Windows
3 18 (2.43%) Android
4 11 (1.48%) Unix
5 8 (1.08%) Ubuntu
6 6 (0.81%) Apple iOS
6 6 (0.81%) CentOS
6 6 (0.81%) Embedded Linux
6 6 (0.81%) Windows Server
7 5 (0.67%) Debian
8 4 (0.54%) VMS
9 3 (0.40%) FreeBSD
10 1 (0.13%) DC/OS
10 1 (0.13%) Fedora
10 1 (0.13%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 1 (0.13%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 408 (55.06%) Agile Software Development
2 228 (30.77%) MVC
3 226 (30.50%) TDD
4 182 (24.56%) BDD
5 175 (23.62%) DevOps
6 162 (21.86%) Scrum
7 149 (20.11%) Test Automation
8 139 (18.76%) Pair Programming
9 134 (18.08%) Continuous Integration
10 101 (13.63%) OO
11 94 (12.69%) Microservices
12 92 (12.42%) Unit Testing
13 83 (11.20%) Mentoring
14 65 (8.77%) Web Development
15 63 (8.50%) Continuous Delivery
16 53 (7.15%) Open Source
17 50 (6.75%) SDLC
18 48 (6.48%) Problem-Solving
19 43 (5.80%) DSDM
19 43 (5.80%) OOP
Programming Languages
1 379 (51.15%) C#
2 352 (47.50%) JavaScript
3 288 (38.87%) SQL
4 273 (36.84%) Java
5 97 (13.09%) Python
6 87 (11.74%) C++
7 86 (11.61%) PHP
8 76 (10.26%) Java 8
9 45 (6.07%) T-SQL
10 44 (5.94%) Java 9
11 39 (5.26%) C
12 38 (5.13%) Ruby
13 20 (2.70%) Bash Shell
14 19 (2.56%) PL/SQL
15 16 (2.16%) PowerShell
16 15 (2.02%) Scala
16 15 (2.02%) VB.NET
17 14 (1.89%) Go
17 14 (1.89%) Perl
18 12 (1.62%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 47 (6.34%) Degree
2 11 (1.48%) ISEB
3 6 (0.81%) Computer Science Degree
4 4 (0.54%) SC Cleared
4 4 (0.54%) Security Cleared
5 3 (0.40%) DBS Check
5 3 (0.40%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
6 2 (0.27%) MCP
6 2 (0.27%) OCP
6 2 (0.27%) OCPJP
6 2 (0.27%) Oracle Certification
7 1 (0.13%) AWS Certification
7 1 (0.13%) ISTQB
7 1 (0.13%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
7 1 (0.13%) Microsoft Certification
7 1 (0.13%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 44 (5.94%) QA
2 8 (1.08%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 6 (0.81%) GDPR
4 1 (0.13%) Data Quality
4 1 (0.13%) Disclosure Scotland
4 1 (0.13%) IEC 61508
4 1 (0.13%) ISO 26262
4 1 (0.13%) MISRA
System Software
1 91 (12.28%) Docker
2 7 (0.94%) LXC
3 5 (0.67%) Active Directory
4 4 (0.54%) Hyper-V
4 4 (0.54%) Virtual Machines
5 3 (0.40%) Apache ZooKeeper
6 2 (0.27%) HDFS
7 1 (0.13%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 43 (5.80%) Ansible
2 29 (3.91%) Kubernetes
3 28 (3.78%) Puppet
4 11 (1.48%) Opscode Chef
5 7 (0.94%) Docker Swarm
5 7 (0.94%) Terraform
6 6 (0.81%) SmoothWall
7 4 (0.54%) Mesos
7 4 (0.54%) Prometheus
7 4 (0.54%) Rancher
7 4 (0.54%) systemd
8 3 (0.40%) logstash
8 3 (0.40%) PowerCLI
8 3 (0.40%) Xymon
8 3 (0.40%) ZABBIX
9 1 (0.13%) Grafana
9 1 (0.13%) Kibana
9 1 (0.13%) Nagios
9 1 (0.13%) Packer
9 1 (0.13%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 155 (20.92%) Microsoft
2 51 (6.88%) Xamarin
3 35 (4.72%) Google
4 33 (4.45%) Oracle
5 18 (2.43%) Red Hat
6 15 (2.02%) MuleSoft
6 15 (2.02%) Salesforce.com
6 15 (2.02%) webMethods
7 10 (1.35%) Zend
8 6 (0.81%) VMware
9 5 (0.67%) Adobe
9 5 (0.67%) Twitter
9 5 (0.67%) Vertica
10 3 (0.40%) Atlassian
11 2 (0.27%) Sitecore
11 2 (0.27%) TIBCO
12 1 (0.13%) Dell
12 1 (0.13%) Facebook
12 1 (0.13%) IBM
12 1 (0.13%) SAP