The table below looks at the statistics for the Software Designer role in IT jobs advertised for the Leeds region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Software Designer in their job title over the 3 months to 20 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
20 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Software Designer
Rank 179 154 -
Rank change year-on-year
-25 -
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Designer 2 1 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leeds 0.054% 0.038% -
As % of the Job Titles category 0.056% 0.039% -
Number of salaries quoted 2 1 0
Average salary £57,500 £45,000 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
+27.77% -
UK excluding London average salary £56,250 £70,000 £62,500
% change year-on-year
-19.64% +12.00%
Software Designer
West Yorkshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the Leeds region. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of permanent jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
Leeds
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
3601 2538 2670
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leeds 96.67% 95.56% 96.42%
Number of salaries quoted 2804 1960 2174
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% +1.35%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £25,000 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £52,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +1.29%

Software Designer
Jobs Demand Trend in Leeds

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Software Designer in the job title across the Leeds region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Software Designer Jobs Demand Trend in Leeds

Software Designer
Salary Trend in Leeds

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Software Designer across the Leeds region.

Software Designer Salary Trend in Leeds

Software Designer
Top 18 Related IT Skills in Leeds

For the 6 months to 20 August 2014, IT jobs across the Leeds region that cited Software Designer in their job title mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled with Software Designer in their job title.

1 3 (100.00%) MS Excel
1 3 (100.00%) .NET
1 3 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 3 (100.00%) BizTalk Server
2 2 (66.67%) WCF
2 2 (66.67%) WF
2 2 (66.67%) MVC
3 1 (33.33%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (33.33%) Scrum
3 1 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (33.33%) TOGAF
3 1 (33.33%) WebSphere
3 1 (33.33%) Middleware
3 1 (33.33%) DSDM
3 1 (33.33%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (33.33%) N-Tier
3 1 (33.33%) Microsoft
3 1 (33.33%) Management Information System

Software Designer
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds by Category

For the 6 months to 20 August 2014, IT jobs across the Leeds region that cited Software Designer in their job title mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled with Software Designer in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 3 (100.00%) BizTalk Server
2 1 (33.33%) WebSphere
Applications
1 3 (100.00%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (33.33%) Data Warehouse
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (100.00%) .NET
2 2 (66.67%) WCF
2 2 (66.67%) WF
3 1 (33.33%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 1 (33.33%) N-Tier
1 1 (33.33%) Management Information System
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) MVC
2 1 (33.33%) Stakeholder Management
2 1 (33.33%) Scrum
2 1 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (33.33%) TOGAF
2 1 (33.33%) DSDM
Vendors
1 1 (33.33%) Microsoft