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 30 September 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
30 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Software Engineer
Rank 72 63 125
Rank change year-on-year
-9 +62
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Engineer 92 149 71
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leeds 3.50% 4.10% 1.84%
As % of the Job Titles category 3.59% 4.21% 1.88%
Number of salaries quoted 88 117 66
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,500 £32,500 £31,250
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £45,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.65% +2.50%
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
2565 3535 3785
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leeds 97.71% 97.17% 98.16%
Number of salaries quoted 2185 2814 2907
Median salary £40,000 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-5.88% +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £25,000 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £55,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

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 30 September 2016.

Software Engineer Salary Histogram in Leeds

Software Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leeds

For the 6 months to 30 September 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.

1 173 (95.05%) Software Engineering
2 105 (57.69%) .NET
3 102 (56.04%) C#
4 87 (47.80%) SQL
5 86 (47.25%) Java
6 79 (43.41%) JavaScript
6 79 (43.41%) ASP.NET
7 78 (42.86%) HTML
8 77 (42.31%) Agile Software Development
8 77 (42.31%) OO
9 61 (33.52%) CSS
10 60 (32.97%) Finance
10 60 (32.97%) Continuous Integration
11 58 (31.87%) Scrum
12 54 (29.67%) jQuery
13 52 (28.57%) MVC
14 48 (26.37%) WPF
14 48 (26.37%) SQL Server
15 42 (23.08%) RESTful
16 39 (21.43%) Web Services
17 35 (19.23%) WCF
17 35 (19.23%) TDD
18 32 (17.58%) Degree
18 32 (17.58%) Git (software)
19 30 (16.48%) SOAP
19 30 (16.48%) C++
20 29 (15.93%) Automated Testing
21 28 (15.38%) XML
22 27 (14.84%) XSLT
22 27 (14.84%) T-SQL

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 8 (4.40%) OpenEdge
2 4 (2.20%) Tomcat
3 3 (1.65%) CMS
3 3 (1.65%) WordPress
4 1 (0.55%) Apache Spark
4 1 (0.55%) SharePoint
Applications
1 5 (2.75%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (1.65%) Magento
2 1 (0.55%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.55%) Dynamics GP
2 1 (0.55%) Payment Gateway
Cloud Services
1 3 (1.65%) Google App Engine
1 3 (1.65%) Google Cloud Platform
1 3 (1.65%) Google Compute Engine
2 2 (1.10%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (0.55%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 2 (1.10%) Internet
1 2 (1.10%) TCP/IP
2 1 (0.55%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 48 (26.37%) SQL Server
2 27 (14.84%) NoSQL
3 6 (3.30%) MySQL
4 4 (2.20%) Apache Cassandra
4 4 (2.20%) CouchDB
4 4 (2.20%) SQL Server 2014
5 3 (1.65%) Relational Database
5 3 (1.65%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 2 (1.10%) DataStage
6 2 (1.10%) Pentaho
6 2 (1.10%) Spotfire
6 2 (1.10%) SQL Server 2008
6 2 (1.10%) SQL Server 2012
7 1 (0.55%) Big Data
7 1 (0.55%) Data Warehouse
7 1 (0.55%) Hadoop
7 1 (0.55%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 32 (17.58%) Git (software)
2 27 (14.84%) NUnit
3 26 (14.29%) Mercurial
3 26 (14.29%) MSTest
3 26 (14.29%) Subversion
4 13 (7.14%) Team Foundation Server
5 5 (2.75%) Cucumber
5 5 (2.75%) Jenkins
5 5 (2.75%) Selenium
6 4 (2.20%) CruiseControl
6 4 (2.20%) EasyMock
6 4 (2.20%) Gradle
6 4 (2.20%) JUnit
6 4 (2.20%) Maven
6 4 (2.20%) Mockito
6 4 (2.20%) TeamCity
6 4 (2.20%) TestNG
7 3 (1.65%) Bower
7 3 (1.65%) Grunt
7 3 (1.65%) Visual Studio
General
1 60 (32.97%) Finance
2 13 (7.14%) Legal
3 10 (5.49%) Retail
4 7 (3.85%) Games
4 7 (3.85%) Online Betting
5 3 (1.65%) Manufacturing
5 3 (1.65%) Marketing
6 1 (0.55%) Banking
6 1 (0.55%) Pharmaceutical
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 105 (57.69%) .NET
2 79 (43.41%) ASP.NET
3 78 (42.86%) HTML
4 61 (33.52%) CSS
5 54 (29.67%) jQuery
6 48 (26.37%) WPF
7 42 (23.08%) RESTful
8 39 (21.43%) Web Services
9 35 (19.23%) WCF
10 30 (16.48%) SOAP
11 28 (15.38%) XML
12 27 (14.84%) Silverlight
12 27 (14.84%) XSLT
13 26 (14.29%) LINQ
13 26 (14.29%) WF
14 25 (13.74%) .NET Framework
14 25 (13.74%) ASP.NET MVC
15 19 (10.44%) ASP.NET MVC 5
16 15 (8.24%) HTML5
17 13 (7.14%) Entity Framework
Miscellaneous
1 26 (14.29%) Algorithms
1 26 (14.29%) Data Structures
2 16 (8.79%) Enterprise Software
2 16 (8.79%) Mobile App
3 14 (7.69%) User Experience
4 7 (3.85%) Computer Science
4 7 (3.85%) Online Games
5 6 (3.30%) e-Learning
6 5 (2.75%) Analytical Skills
7 3 (1.65%) Blog
7 3 (1.65%) Data Integration
7 3 (1.65%) iPad
8 2 (1.10%) Statistics
9 1 (0.55%) Client/Server
9 1 (0.55%) NHS
9 1 (0.55%) N-Tier
9 1 (0.55%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 9 (4.95%) Android
1 9 (4.95%) Apple iOS
1 9 (4.95%) Windows
2 7 (3.85%) Windows Phone
3 5 (2.75%) Linux
4 1 (0.55%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 173 (95.05%) Software Engineering
2 77 (42.31%) Agile Software Development
2 77 (42.31%) OO
3 60 (32.97%) Continuous Integration
4 58 (31.87%) Scrum
5 52 (28.57%) MVC
6 35 (19.23%) TDD
7 29 (15.93%) Automated Testing
8 27 (14.84%) MVVM
9 26 (14.29%) DSDM
9 26 (14.29%) RUP
9 26 (14.29%) Service Delivery
9 26 (14.29%) UML
9 26 (14.29%) Use Case
10 22 (12.09%) BDD
11 17 (9.34%) Pair Programming
12 12 (6.59%) Web Development
13 11 (6.04%) E-Commerce
13 11 (6.04%) Mentoring
14 10 (5.49%) Mobile Application Development
Programming Languages
1 102 (56.04%) C#
2 87 (47.80%) SQL
3 86 (47.25%) Java
4 79 (43.41%) JavaScript
5 30 (16.48%) C++
6 27 (14.84%) T-SQL
7 26 (14.29%) PL/SQL
8 10 (5.49%) Python
9 8 (4.40%) Progress 4GL
10 7 (3.85%) VB.NET
11 6 (3.30%) PHP
12 5 (2.75%) Ruby
13 2 (1.10%) Go
14 1 (0.55%) C
14 1 (0.55%) MATLAB
14 1 (0.55%) Perl
14 1 (0.55%) Scala
14 1 (0.55%) XPath
Qualifications
1 32 (17.58%) Degree
2 3 (1.65%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (0.55%) ISTQB
3 1 (0.55%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (3.30%) QA
System Software
1 1 (0.55%) Apache Flume
Systems Management
1 1 (0.55%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (0.55%) Puppet
Vendors
1 8 (4.40%) Microsoft
1 8 (4.40%) Progress
2 5 (2.75%) Oracle
2 5 (2.75%) Xamarin
3 3 (1.65%) Google
4 2 (1.10%) TIBCO
5 1 (0.55%) Cloudera
5 1 (0.55%) Facebook
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OpenBet Technology
Salary: Competitive Salary and Company Benefits (inc. Relocation Assistance)
Posted: 5 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Hotfoot Recruitment
Salary: £60,000 per annum + 10% Bonus
Posted: Yesterday
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ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £30,000 - £45,000
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Salary: £20000 - £30000 per annum + Excellent Benefits and Training
Posted: Yesterday
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Involved Solutions Ltd
Salary: £42000 - £49000 per annum + Bens
Posted: 2 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
The Bridge Ltd
Salary: Up to £55,000 per annum plus benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
The Bridge Ltd
Salary: Up to £55,000 per annum plus benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 30,000 40,000
Posted: 2 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Searchability
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Bonuses
Posted: 4 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 35,000 - 40,000
Posted: 2 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Salary: £35000.00 - £45000.00 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Calibre Search Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Lorien Resourcing
Salary: Excellent benefits + Bonus
Posted: 3 days ago
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Hall Goddard LTD
Salary: £0 - £30,000 per year
Posted: 17 days ago
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Sky Betting and Gaming
Posted: 11 days ago
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Sky Betting & Gaming
Salary: Competitive + Excellent benefits (Healthcare, Pension, free Sky + HD and Broadband)
Posted: 11 days ago
Leeds
Pro-Quest
Salary: 20000-27500 Per Annum + training + benefits
Posted: 23 days ago