The first table below looks at the demand 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 25 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the Leeds region.

Location
3 months to
25 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Software Engineer
Rank 123 87 86
Rank change year-on-year
-36 -1
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Engineer 61 64 70
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leeds 1.67% 2.52% 2.83%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.71% 2.65% 2.95%
Number of salaries quoted 55 47 65
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +2.56%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £30,000 £30,400
10% offered a salary of more than £48,000 £42,500 £40,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Job Titles Category
Leeds
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
3563 2419 2373
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leeds 97.38% 95.39% 95.88%
Number of salaries quoted 2833 1850 1940
Average salary £40,000 £35,000 £36,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+14.28% -2.77%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £52,500 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+3.89% -
Software Engineer
West Yorkshire

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 25 July 2014.

Software Engineer Salary Histogram in Leeds

Software Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leeds

For the 6 months to 25 July 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.

1 110 (80.88%) Software Engineering
2 45 (33.09%) Agile Software Development
3 44 (32.35%) Java
4 41 (30.15%) OO
5 37 (27.21%) C#
5 37 (27.21%) Degree
6 30 (22.06%) .NET
6 30 (22.06%) OOP
7 29 (21.32%) Computer Science
8 28 (20.59%) HTML
9 27 (19.85%) JavaScript
9 27 (19.85%) Automated Testing
9 27 (19.85%) Enterprise Software
10 26 (19.12%) Apache
11 24 (17.65%) SOAP
12 23 (16.91%) Test Management
12 23 (16.91%) Multithreading
13 20 (14.71%) Hadoop
13 20 (14.71%) Data Transformation
13 20 (14.71%) Apache Hive
13 20 (14.71%) MapReduce
13 20 (14.71%) ASP.NET
13 20 (14.71%) SQL Server
14 19 (13.97%) E-Commerce
14 19 (13.97%) Spring
14 19 (13.97%) Hibernate
15 18 (13.24%) Business Intelligence
15 18 (13.24%) Agile Testing
16 17 (12.50%) Java EE
17 16 (11.76%) Visual Studio

Software Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds by Category

For the 6 months to 25 July 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 26 (19.12%) Apache
2 4 (2.94%) Node.js
3 3 (2.21%) GlassFish
3 3 (2.21%) Tomcat
3 3 (2.21%) OpenEdge
3 3 (2.21%) CICS
3 3 (2.21%) WebSphere
4 1 (0.74%) Drupal
Applications
1 9 (6.62%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 6 (4.41%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.74%) Force.com
1 1 (0.74%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (0.74%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (3.68%) DVB
2 1 (0.74%) HTTP
2 1 (0.74%) SSL
2 1 (0.74%) Intranet
2 1 (0.74%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (14.71%) SQL Server
1 20 (14.71%) Hadoop
1 20 (14.71%) Apache Hive
2 6 (4.41%) SQL Server 2008
3 4 (2.94%) MongoDB
3 4 (2.94%) SQL Server 2012
4 3 (2.21%) Redis
4 3 (2.21%) Riak
4 3 (2.21%) MySQL
5 2 (1.47%) Data Warehouse
5 2 (1.47%) HBase
5 2 (1.47%) Big Data
6 1 (0.74%) Relational Database
6 1 (0.74%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 16 (11.76%) Visual Studio
2 9 (6.62%) Team Foundation Server
3 8 (5.88%) JUnit
4 6 (4.41%) Selenium
5 5 (3.68%) MorphX
6 4 (2.94%) ReSharper
6 4 (2.94%) VSS/SourceSafe
7 3 (2.21%) Maven
8 2 (1.47%) NUnit
8 2 (1.47%) Subversion
8 2 (1.47%) ClearCase
8 2 (1.47%) ClearQuest
8 2 (1.47%) Moq
8 2 (1.47%) SoapUI
9 1 (0.74%) Git (software)
9 1 (0.74%) Introscope
General
1 13 (9.56%) Games
2 11 (8.09%) Finance
3 9 (6.62%) Electronics
4 5 (3.68%) Legal
5 3 (2.21%) Banking
6 2 (1.47%) Telecoms
7 1 (0.74%) Financial Institution
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 30 (22.06%) .NET
2 28 (20.59%) HTML
3 24 (17.65%) SOAP
4 20 (14.71%) ASP.NET
4 20 (14.71%) MapReduce
5 19 (13.97%) Hibernate
5 19 (13.97%) Spring
6 17 (12.50%) Java EE
7 14 (10.29%) CSS
8 11 (8.09%) Web Services
8 11 (8.09%) WinForms
8 11 (8.09%) WPF
9 10 (7.35%) ASP.NET MVC
9 10 (7.35%) XML
10 9 (6.62%) Silverlight
11 7 (5.15%) WCF
12 6 (4.41%) LAMP
12 6 (4.41%) HTML5
12 6 (4.41%) J2EE
13 5 (3.68%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 29 (21.32%) Computer Science
2 27 (19.85%) Enterprise Software
3 6 (4.41%) Open Source
3 6 (4.41%) MPEG
3 6 (4.41%) Management Information System
4 5 (3.68%) STB
5 4 (2.94%) Mathematics
5 4 (2.94%) NHS
5 4 (2.94%) Firmware
5 4 (2.94%) DTV
5 4 (2.94%) Data Integration
6 3 (2.21%) Mainframe
6 3 (2.21%) GIS
6 3 (2.21%) W3C
7 2 (1.47%) Inversion of Control
8 1 (0.74%) Embedded Systems
Operating Systems
1 15 (11.03%) Linux
2 7 (5.15%) Windows
3 6 (4.41%) Embedded Linux
4 4 (2.94%) UNIX
4 4 (2.94%) Windows Server 2012
5 3 (2.21%) zOS
5 3 (2.21%) Android
5 3 (2.21%) Solaris
6 1 (0.74%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 110 (80.88%) Software Engineering
2 45 (33.09%) Agile Software Development
3 41 (30.15%) OO
4 30 (22.06%) OOP
5 27 (19.85%) Automated Testing
6 23 (16.91%) Test Management
6 23 (16.91%) Multithreading
7 20 (14.71%) Data Transformation
8 19 (13.97%) E-Commerce
9 18 (13.24%) Business Intelligence
9 18 (13.24%) Agile Testing
10 12 (8.82%) MVC
11 11 (8.09%) Software Testing
12 10 (7.35%) TDD
13 5 (3.68%) Workflow
13 5 (3.68%) OOD
13 5 (3.68%) Unit Testing
13 5 (3.68%) System Testing
14 4 (2.94%) Continuous Integration
14 4 (2.94%) HOOD
Programming Languages
1 44 (32.35%) Java
2 37 (27.21%) C#
3 27 (19.85%) JavaScript
4 15 (11.03%) C++
4 15 (11.03%) SQL
5 9 (6.62%) C
6 7 (5.15%) PHP
6 7 (5.15%) VB.NET
6 7 (5.15%) Python
7 6 (4.41%) X++
8 5 (3.68%) VB6
8 5 (3.68%) VB
8 5 (3.68%) Perl
8 5 (3.68%) Scala
9 4 (2.94%) Embedded C
9 4 (2.94%) Groovy
9 4 (2.94%) Ruby
10 3 (2.21%) PHP5
10 3 (2.21%) Progress 4GL
10 3 (2.21%) COBOL
Qualifications
1 37 (27.21%) Degree
2 1 (0.74%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (8.82%) QA
System Software
1 4 (2.94%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 3 (2.21%) Puppet
1 3 (2.21%) Vagrant
2 1 (0.74%) OpenView
2 1 (0.74%) Unicenter
2 1 (0.74%) Tivoli
2 1 (0.74%) CA Wily
Vendors
1 14 (10.29%) Microsoft
2 8 (5.88%) Oracle
3 4 (2.94%) Typemock
3 4 (2.94%) Red Gate
4 3 (2.21%) Progress
5 2 (1.47%) Cloudera
6 1 (0.74%) BMC
6 1 (0.74%) Embarcadero
6 1 (0.74%) Zend
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Interquest - IQ ERP
Salary: £competitive salary range+bonus
Posted: 3 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
NSK International Consultants Ltd
Salary: From £40,000 to £50,000 per annum Plus Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
EMIS
Salary: From £18,000 to £22,000 per annum depending on level of experience
Posted: 3 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
AMsource Technology
Salary: From £30,000 to £60,000 per annum + Excellent benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Salary: £20000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
PlusNet plc
Salary: Excellent company benefits
Posted: 9 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
PlusNet plc
Salary: Competitive + Excellent company benefits
Posted: 9 days ago
Leeds
Interquest - IQ ERP
Salary: £30000 - £60000 per annum + great benefits
Posted: 17 days ago
Leeds
Interquest - IQ ERP
Salary: £30000 - £60000 per annum + great benefits
Posted: 17 days ago
Leeds
OHO Group
Salary: £0 - £45000 per annum, Benefits: Competitive Benefits
Posted: 20 days ago