The statistics below represent IT jobs advertised across the Leeds region that had Software Engineer featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the salaries offered over the 3 months to 4 May 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
4 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Software Engineer
Rank 73 96 140
Rank change year-on-year
+23 +44
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Engineer 105 86 47
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leeds 3.31% 2.47% 1.27%
As % of the Job Titles category 3.41% 2.53% 1.30%
Number of salaries quoted 79 76 47
Median salary £45,000 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+12.50% -
90% offered a salary of more than £37,000 £37,500 £37,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £49,500 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -
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
3080 3398 3623
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leeds 97.13% 97.76% 97.89%
Number of salaries quoted 2486 2679 2921
Median salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +1.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

Software Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in Leeds

The demand trend of job ads across the Leeds region that featured Software Engineer in the job title.

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 4 May 2016.

Software Engineer Salary Histogram in Leeds

Software Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leeds

For the 6 months to 4 May 2016, Software Engineer job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Leeds region featuring Software Engineer in the job title.

1 179 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 85 (47.49%) JavaScript
3 78 (43.58%) Agile Software Development
4 75 (41.90%) Java
5 68 (37.99%) C#
6 64 (35.75%) SQL
7 56 (31.28%) .NET
7 56 (31.28%) OO
7 56 (31.28%) Continuous Integration
8 55 (30.73%) HTML
9 54 (30.17%) Web Services
10 45 (25.14%) ASP.NET
11 38 (21.23%) Scrum
11 38 (21.23%) CSS
11 38 (21.23%) SQL Server
12 36 (20.11%) Git (software)
13 35 (19.55%) C++
14 34 (18.99%) TDD
15 33 (18.44%) Degree
16 32 (17.88%) jQuery
17 30 (16.76%) WCF
17 30 (16.76%) Automated Testing
17 30 (16.76%) RESTful
18 29 (16.20%) Android
18 29 (16.20%) WPF
19 28 (15.64%) Silverlight
19 28 (15.64%) Windows
19 28 (15.64%) Finance
19 28 (15.64%) NoSQL
19 28 (15.64%) Apple iOS

Software Engineer Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds 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 (8.94%) OpenEdge
2 14 (7.82%) Node.js
3 13 (7.26%) Apache
4 3 (1.68%) Tomcat
5 2 (1.12%) SharePoint
6 1 (0.56%) Adobe Experience Manager
Applications
1 1 (0.56%) Adobe Creative Suite
1 1 (0.56%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (1.12%) Dynamics CRM
1 2 (1.12%) Dynamics GP
Cloud Services
1 8 (4.47%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (0.56%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 1 (0.56%) HTTPS
1 1 (0.56%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 38 (21.23%) SQL Server
2 28 (15.64%) NoSQL
3 20 (11.17%) MongoDB
3 20 (11.17%) MySQL
4 16 (8.94%) Redis
5 7 (3.91%) SQL Server 2012
6 6 (3.35%) Hadoop
7 5 (2.79%) SQL Server 2014
8 2 (1.12%) Big Data
8 2 (1.12%) Data Warehouse
8 2 (1.12%) SQL Server 2008
8 2 (1.12%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 2 (1.12%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 1 (0.56%) RDBMS
9 1 (0.56%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 36 (20.11%) Git (software)
2 26 (14.53%) Subversion
3 25 (13.97%) Mercurial
3 25 (13.97%) MSTest
3 25 (13.97%) NUnit
4 7 (3.91%) Jenkins
4 7 (3.91%) Team Foundation Server
4 7 (3.91%) Visual Studio
5 6 (3.35%) JMeter
5 6 (3.35%) JUnit
6 5 (2.79%) Appium
6 5 (2.79%) Calabash
6 5 (2.79%) Gatling
6 5 (2.79%) JBehave
6 5 (2.79%) Maven
6 5 (2.79%) Selenium
7 1 (0.56%) Cucumber
7 1 (0.56%) NeoLoad
7 1 (0.56%) Oracle Forms
7 1 (0.56%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 28 (15.64%) Finance
2 16 (8.94%) Retail
3 6 (3.35%) Games
3 6 (3.35%) Telecoms
4 3 (1.68%) Legal
5 2 (1.12%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 56 (31.28%) .NET
2 55 (30.73%) HTML
3 54 (30.17%) Web Services
4 45 (25.14%) ASP.NET
5 38 (21.23%) CSS
6 32 (17.88%) jQuery
7 30 (16.76%) RESTful
7 30 (16.76%) WCF
8 29 (16.20%) WPF
9 28 (15.64%) REST
9 28 (15.64%) Silverlight
10 27 (15.08%) SOAP
10 27 (15.08%) XML
11 25 (13.97%) LINQ
11 25 (13.97%) WF
11 25 (13.97%) XSLT
12 12 (6.70%) ASP.NET MVC
13 11 (6.15%) AngularJS
14 10 (5.59%) LAMP
14 10 (5.59%) React
Miscellaneous
1 26 (14.53%) Mobile App
2 25 (13.97%) Algorithms
2 25 (13.97%) Data Structures
3 16 (8.94%) User Experience
4 6 (3.35%) Blackberry
5 5 (2.79%) Computer Science
5 5 (2.79%) iPad
6 3 (1.68%) e-Learning
7 2 (1.12%) Analytical Skills
7 2 (1.12%) Enterprise Software
7 2 (1.12%) Statistics
8 1 (0.56%) Client/Server
8 1 (0.56%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 29 (16.20%) Android
2 28 (15.64%) Apple iOS
2 28 (15.64%) Windows
3 25 (13.97%) Windows Phone
4 11 (6.15%) Linux
5 6 (3.35%) BlackBerry OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 179 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 78 (43.58%) Agile Software Development
3 56 (31.28%) Continuous Integration
3 56 (31.28%) OO
4 38 (21.23%) Scrum
5 34 (18.99%) TDD
6 30 (16.76%) Automated Testing
7 28 (15.64%) iOS Development
8 26 (14.53%) UML
9 25 (13.97%) DSDM
9 25 (13.97%) MVC
9 25 (13.97%) MVVM
9 25 (13.97%) RUP
9 25 (13.97%) Service Delivery
9 25 (13.97%) Use Case
10 23 (12.85%) E-Commerce
11 19 (10.61%) Android Development
12 18 (10.06%) Analytics
13 17 (9.50%) Pair Programming
14 16 (8.94%) Mobile Application Development
Programming Languages
1 85 (47.49%) JavaScript
2 75 (41.90%) Java
3 68 (37.99%) C#
4 64 (35.75%) SQL
5 35 (19.55%) C++
6 25 (13.97%) PL/SQL
6 25 (13.97%) T-SQL
7 23 (12.85%) PHP
8 16 (8.94%) Progress 4GL
9 13 (7.26%) Python
10 6 (3.35%) Ruby
11 4 (2.23%) VB
12 3 (1.68%) Groovy
12 3 (1.68%) Scala
13 2 (1.12%) PowerShell
14 1 (0.56%) Bash Shell
14 1 (0.56%) COBOL
14 1 (0.56%) Go
14 1 (0.56%) VB.NET
14 1 (0.56%) VB6
Qualifications
1 33 (18.44%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (1.68%) QA
2 1 (0.56%) SDET
Systems Management
1 5 (2.79%) Opscode Chef
1 5 (2.79%) Puppet
2 4 (2.23%) Ansible
Vendors
1 16 (8.94%) Progress
2 8 (4.47%) Microsoft
2 8 (4.47%) Xamarin
3 3 (1.68%) Oracle
4 1 (0.56%) Adobe
4 1 (0.56%) Facebook
4 1 (0.56%) Twitter
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