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 6 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
6 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Software Engineer
Rank 56 130 80
Rank change year-on-year
+74 -50
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Engineer 154 62 64
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leeds 4.61% 1.70% 2.55%
As % of the Job Titles category 4.79% 1.75% 2.66%
Number of salaries quoted 113 55 48
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £38,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% +3.22%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £29,100 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £49,000 £50,000 £42,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £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
3214 3542 2405
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leeds 96.17% 97.23% 95.89%
Number of salaries quoted 2527 2820 1885
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +14.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £25,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £52,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,472
% change year-on-year
- +3.97%

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 6 July 2015.

Software Engineer Salary Histogram in Leeds

Software Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leeds

For the 6 months to 6 July 2015, 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.

1 205 (86.50%) Software Engineering
2 151 (63.71%) Agile Software Development
3 122 (51.48%) C#
4 116 (48.95%) SQL
5 99 (41.77%) Java
5 99 (41.77%) .NET
6 77 (32.49%) OO
7 74 (31.22%) ASP.NET
8 66 (27.85%) SQL Server
9 62 (26.16%) Degree
10 61 (25.74%) TDD
11 53 (22.36%) SDLC
12 48 (20.25%) HTML
13 47 (19.83%) Continuous Integration
14 46 (19.41%) C++
15 45 (18.99%) PHP
16 44 (18.57%) WPF
17 42 (17.72%) Oracle
17 42 (17.72%) Finance
18 41 (17.30%) Scrum
19 40 (16.88%) Enterprise Software
20 37 (15.61%) WinForms
21 36 (15.19%) Retail
21 36 (15.19%) JavaScript
21 36 (15.19%) HTML5
22 32 (13.50%) Pharmaceutical
22 32 (13.50%) J2EE
22 32 (13.50%) Integration Testing
23 31 (13.08%) BDD
23 31 (13.08%) NHS

Software Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds by Category

For the 6 months to 6 July 2015, 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 11 (4.64%) Node.js
2 7 (2.95%) Apache
3 2 (0.84%) IIS
3 2 (0.84%) CMS
4 1 (0.42%) WebSphere
4 1 (0.42%) JBoss
4 1 (0.42%) Tomcat
4 1 (0.42%) SharePoint
4 1 (0.42%) SAS
4 1 (0.42%) Apache Pig
4 1 (0.42%) WebLogic
Applications
1 2 (0.84%) MS Office
2 1 (0.42%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (0.42%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 2 (0.84%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 9 (3.80%) Internet
2 1 (0.42%) DVB
2 1 (0.42%) SSH
2 1 (0.42%) Network Security
2 1 (0.42%) DHCP
2 1 (0.42%) HTTP
2 1 (0.42%) TCP/IP
2 1 (0.42%) DNS
2 1 (0.42%) SSL
2 1 (0.42%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 66 (27.85%) SQL Server
2 29 (12.24%) MySQL
3 18 (7.59%) MongoDB
4 13 (5.49%) CouchDB
5 8 (3.38%) Relational Database
6 6 (2.53%) Riak
7 4 (1.69%) Hadoop
8 1 (0.42%) Apache Hive
8 1 (0.42%) RDBMS
8 1 (0.42%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 1 (0.42%) SQL Server 2008
8 1 (0.42%) Big Data
8 1 (0.42%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 20 (8.44%) NUnit
2 19 (8.02%) MSTest
3 15 (6.33%) Git (software)
4 11 (4.64%) Visual Studio
5 7 (2.95%) Subversion
6 5 (2.11%) Team Foundation Server
7 3 (1.27%) Mercurial
7 3 (1.27%) Hudson
7 3 (1.27%) TeamCity
7 3 (1.27%) Jenkins
8 2 (0.84%) Cucumber
8 2 (0.84%) Selenium
8 2 (0.84%) VSS/SourceSafe
9 1 (0.42%) ReSharper
9 1 (0.42%) FitNesse
9 1 (0.42%) JUnit
9 1 (0.42%) SoapUI
9 1 (0.42%) SpecFlow
9 1 (0.42%) Behat
9 1 (0.42%) WebDriver
General
1 42 (17.72%) Finance
2 36 (15.19%) Retail
3 32 (13.50%) Pharmaceutical
4 4 (1.69%) Electronics
5 2 (0.84%) Telecoms
6 1 (0.42%) Manufacturing
6 1 (0.42%) Games
6 1 (0.42%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 99 (41.77%) .NET
2 74 (31.22%) ASP.NET
3 48 (20.25%) HTML
4 44 (18.57%) WPF
5 37 (15.61%) WinForms
6 36 (15.19%) HTML5
7 32 (13.50%) J2EE
8 22 (9.28%) XML
8 22 (9.28%) Apache Flex
9 21 (8.86%) .NET Framework
9 21 (8.86%) CSS
10 20 (8.44%) ASP.NET Web Forms
11 18 (7.59%) RESTful
11 18 (7.59%) Web Services
11 18 (7.59%) Spring
12 17 (7.17%) Middleware
12 17 (7.17%) Java EE
12 17 (7.17%) Hibernate
13 15 (6.33%) WCF
13 15 (6.33%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 40 (16.88%) Enterprise Software
2 31 (13.08%) NHS
3 19 (8.02%) Computer Science
4 9 (3.80%) Mobile App
5 7 (2.95%) RIA
6 5 (2.11%) DTV
7 4 (1.69%) STB
8 3 (1.27%) User Experience
9 2 (0.84%) Client/Server
9 2 (0.84%) Mathematics
10 1 (0.42%) Statistics
10 1 (0.42%) GIS
10 1 (0.42%) Management Information System
10 1 (0.42%) Private Cloud
10 1 (0.42%) Online Games
10 1 (0.42%) iPhone
Operating Systems
1 28 (11.81%) Linux
2 24 (10.13%) Android
3 19 (8.02%) Apple iOS
4 16 (6.75%) UNIX
5 11 (4.64%) Windows
6 8 (3.38%) Windows Mobile
7 7 (2.95%) Mac OS X
8 4 (1.69%) Embedded Linux
9 2 (0.84%) CentOS
9 2 (0.84%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 205 (86.50%) Software Engineering
2 151 (63.71%) Agile Software Development
3 77 (32.49%) OO
4 61 (25.74%) TDD
5 53 (22.36%) SDLC
6 47 (19.83%) Continuous Integration
7 41 (17.30%) Scrum
8 32 (13.50%) Integration Testing
9 31 (13.08%) BDD
10 30 (12.66%) Agile Testing
11 27 (11.39%) Unit Testing
12 26 (10.97%) Mentoring
12 26 (10.97%) Concurrent Programming
13 25 (10.55%) Test Automation
14 23 (9.70%) Open Source
14 23 (9.70%) Multithreading
14 23 (9.70%) MVC
15 21 (8.86%) Coaching
16 19 (8.02%) Kanban
16 19 (8.02%) Software Testing
Programming Languages
1 122 (51.48%) C#
2 116 (48.95%) SQL
3 99 (41.77%) Java
4 46 (19.41%) C++
5 45 (18.99%) PHP
6 36 (15.19%) JavaScript
7 19 (8.02%) C
8 14 (5.91%) Python
9 11 (4.64%) Ruby
10 7 (2.95%) VB
11 6 (2.53%) T-SQL
12 5 (2.11%) VBScript
12 5 (2.11%) PL/SQL
12 5 (2.11%) VB.NET
12 5 (2.11%) VB6
13 3 (1.27%) Bash Shell
14 2 (0.84%) Perl
15 1 (0.42%) Groovy
15 1 (0.42%) PowerShell
15 1 (0.42%) Scala
Qualifications
1 62 (26.16%) Degree
2 15 (6.33%) ISEB
3 1 (0.42%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (2.11%) QA
System Software
1 1 (0.42%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 3 (1.27%) Opscode Chef
2 2 (0.84%) Graphite
2 2 (0.84%) Rundeck
3 1 (0.42%) Salt
Vendors
1 42 (17.72%) Oracle
2 10 (4.22%) Xamarin
3 5 (2.11%) Microsoft
4 2 (0.84%) Red Hat
4 2 (0.84%) Splunk
5 1 (0.42%) Apple
5 1 (0.42%) Sybase
5 1 (0.42%) SAP
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