The table below looks at the statistics for the Software Engineer 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 Engineer in their job title over the 3 months to 19 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Software Engineer
Rank 112 99 114
Rank change year-on-year
-13 +15
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Engineer 74 59 47
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leeds 1.94% 2.23% 1.66%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.01% 2.32% 1.72%
Number of salaries quoted 69 44 45
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £29,700
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £45,000 £43,600
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Software Engineer
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
3690 2539 2737
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leeds 96.88% 96.03% 96.54%
Number of salaries quoted 2826 2000 2269
Average salary £40,000 £38,000 £37,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.26% +2.70%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,000 £26,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £52,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

Software Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in Leeds

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

Software Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in Leeds

Software Engineer
Salary Trend in Leeds

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

Software Engineer Salary Trend in Leeds

Software Engineer
Salary Histogram in Leeds

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Software Engineer across the Leeds region over the 3 months to 19 September 2014.

Software Engineer Salary Histogram in Leeds

Software Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leeds

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, IT jobs across the Leeds region that cited Software Engineer 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 Engineer in their job title.

1 127 (95.49%) Software Engineering
2 80 (60.15%) Agile Software Development
3 61 (45.86%) C#
4 54 (40.60%) Java
5 53 (39.85%) .NET
6 43 (32.33%) OO
6 43 (32.33%) Degree
7 38 (28.57%) Enterprise Software
8 36 (27.07%) HTML
9 35 (26.32%) SQL Server
9 35 (26.32%) ASP.NET
10 34 (25.56%) JavaScript
11 32 (24.06%) Computer Science
12 30 (22.56%) OOP
13 28 (21.05%) SQL
14 27 (20.30%) Apache
15 25 (18.80%) WPF
16 23 (17.29%) Java EE
17 21 (15.79%) .NET Framework
17 21 (15.79%) Silverlight
17 21 (15.79%) Spring
17 21 (15.79%) Hibernate
18 20 (15.04%) MVC
18 20 (15.04%) CSS
18 20 (15.04%) Multithreading
19 19 (14.29%) WinForms
20 18 (13.53%) Hadoop
20 18 (13.53%) Data Transformation
20 18 (13.53%) Apache Hive
20 18 (13.53%) MapReduce

Software Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, IT jobs across the Leeds region that cited Software Engineer 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 Engineer in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 27 (20.30%) Apache
2 3 (2.26%) Tomcat
2 3 (2.26%) CICS
2 3 (2.26%) WebSphere
2 3 (2.26%) GlassFish
3 2 (1.50%) Node.js
4 1 (0.75%) OpenEdge
Applications
1 4 (3.01%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 5 (3.76%) Force.com
1 5 (3.76%) SaaS
2 1 (0.75%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (0.75%) HTTP
1 1 (0.75%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 35 (26.32%) SQL Server
2 18 (13.53%) Hadoop
2 18 (13.53%) Apache Hive
3 7 (5.26%) MySQL
4 6 (4.51%) SQL Server 2008
5 4 (3.01%) SQL Server 2012
5 4 (3.01%) PostgreSQL
6 3 (2.26%) Riak
7 2 (1.50%) Big Data
7 2 (1.50%) Relational Database
7 2 (1.50%) Data Warehouse
7 2 (1.50%) MongoDB
7 2 (1.50%) HBase
8 1 (0.75%) Redis
Development Applications
1 13 (9.77%) Visual Studio
2 8 (6.02%) JUnit
3 7 (5.26%) VSS/SourceSafe
4 6 (4.51%) Team Foundation Server
5 5 (3.76%) Subversion
6 4 (3.01%) ReSharper
7 3 (2.26%) Maven
8 2 (1.50%) NUnit
8 2 (1.50%) ClearCase
8 2 (1.50%) ClearQuest
8 2 (1.50%) Moq
9 1 (0.75%) PHPUnit
9 1 (0.75%) Introscope
General
1 10 (7.52%) Finance
2 5 (3.76%) Telecoms
3 3 (2.26%) Electronics
4 2 (1.50%) Banking
5 1 (0.75%) Marketing
5 1 (0.75%) Games
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 53 (39.85%) .NET
2 36 (27.07%) HTML
3 35 (26.32%) ASP.NET
4 25 (18.80%) WPF
5 23 (17.29%) Java EE
6 21 (15.79%) .NET Framework
6 21 (15.79%) Silverlight
6 21 (15.79%) Hibernate
6 21 (15.79%) Spring
7 20 (15.04%) CSS
8 19 (14.29%) WinForms
9 17 (12.78%) ASP.NET MVC
10 14 (10.53%) Web Services
11 13 (9.77%) XML
12 11 (8.27%) WCF
13 10 (7.52%) ASP.NET Web Forms
14 9 (6.77%) J2EE
15 7 (5.26%) LAMP
16 5 (3.76%) XSD
17 4 (3.01%) .NET Remoting
Miscellaneous
1 38 (28.57%) Enterprise Software
2 32 (24.06%) Computer Science
3 5 (3.76%) Data Integration
3 5 (3.76%) Mathematics
4 4 (3.01%) Open Source
4 4 (3.01%) NHS
4 4 (3.01%) DTV
5 3 (2.26%) Mainframe
5 3 (2.26%) GIS
5 3 (2.26%) W3C
5 3 (2.26%) Firmware
6 2 (1.50%) Inversion of Control
6 2 (1.50%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 14 (10.53%) Linux
2 12 (9.02%) Android
3 7 (5.26%) Windows
4 4 (3.01%) Windows Server 2012
5 3 (2.26%) zOS
5 3 (2.26%) Solaris
5 3 (2.26%) UNIX
6 2 (1.50%) Mac OS X
7 1 (0.75%) Embedded Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 127 (95.49%) Software Engineering
2 80 (60.15%) Agile Software Development
3 43 (32.33%) OO
4 30 (22.56%) OOP
5 20 (15.04%) MVC
5 20 (15.04%) Multithreading
6 18 (13.53%) MapReduce
6 18 (13.53%) Data Transformation
7 16 (12.03%) TDD
7 16 (12.03%) Business Intelligence
8 8 (6.02%) Android Development
9 7 (5.26%) UML
9 7 (5.26%) Automated Testing
10 6 (4.51%) E-Commerce
10 6 (4.51%) Continuous Integration
10 6 (4.51%) BDD
11 5 (3.76%) Performance Analysis
11 5 (3.76%) System Testing
11 5 (3.76%) Unit Testing
11 5 (3.76%) Benchmarking
Programming Languages
1 61 (45.86%) C#
2 54 (40.60%) Java
3 34 (25.56%) JavaScript
4 28 (21.05%) SQL
5 14 (10.53%) PHP
6 9 (6.77%) C++
7 7 (5.26%) Python
8 6 (4.51%) PHP5
9 5 (3.76%) Perl
9 5 (3.76%) Scala
10 3 (2.26%) COBOL
10 3 (2.26%) C
10 3 (2.26%) Groovy
10 3 (2.26%) VB.NET
10 3 (2.26%) Ruby
10 3 (2.26%) Embedded C
11 1 (0.75%) Shell Script
11 1 (0.75%) VB6
11 1 (0.75%) Progress 4GL
11 1 (0.75%) VB
Qualifications
1 43 (32.33%) Degree
2 2 (1.50%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (7.52%) QA
System Software
1 4 (3.01%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 3 (2.26%) Puppet
1 3 (2.26%) Vagrant
2 1 (0.75%) OpenView
2 1 (0.75%) Unicenter
2 1 (0.75%) Tivoli
2 1 (0.75%) CA Wily
Vendors
1 15 (11.28%) Oracle
2 9 (6.77%) Microsoft
3 4 (3.01%) Typemock
3 4 (3.01%) Red Gate
4 2 (1.50%) Cloudera
5 1 (0.75%) Tableau
5 1 (0.75%) BMC
5 1 (0.75%) Embarcadero
5 1 (0.75%) Progress
Leeds, West Yorkshire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £Excellent Salary + Benefits
Posted: 9 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
AMsource Technology
Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 11 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
AMsource Technology
Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 11 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Rullion IT Plus
Salary: £40000 - £60000 per annum + Benfits
Posted: 2 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Staffline Group PLC
Salary: From £25,000 to £50,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Leeds
Interquest - IQ ERP
Salary: Negotiable
Posted: 3 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Spring Technology
Salary: £35000.00 - £50000.00 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Salary: £25000 - £45000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Staffline Group PLC
Salary: From £25,000 to £50,000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Leeds
Progressive Recruitment
Salary: £40000 - £60000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 8 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Staffline Group PLC
Salary: From £28,000 to £50,000 per annum
Posted: 16 days ago