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 10 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
10 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Software Engineer
Rank 113 125 138
Rank change year-on-year
+12 +13
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Engineer 73 63 48
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leeds 2.19% 1.79% 1.43%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.27% 1.82% 1.47%
Number of salaries quoted 69 60 44
Average salary £55,000 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+37.50% -
UK excluding London average 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
3220 3454 3268
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leeds 96.44% 98.13% 97.52%
Number of salaries quoted 2700 2808 2521
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £25,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -

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 10 February 2016.

Software Engineer Salary Histogram in Leeds

Software Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leeds

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, 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.

1 219 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 119 (54.34%) Agile Software Development
3 113 (51.60%) Java
4 102 (46.58%) JavaScript
5 96 (43.84%) SQL
6 83 (37.90%) .NET
7 82 (37.44%) C#
8 81 (36.99%) HTML
9 73 (33.33%) Continuous Integration
10 65 (29.68%) ASP.NET
10 65 (29.68%) OO
11 61 (27.85%) Scrum
12 60 (27.40%) Degree
13 53 (24.20%) C++
14 52 (23.74%) PHP
14 52 (23.74%) CSS
15 46 (21.00%) WPF
15 46 (21.00%) MySQL
16 45 (20.55%) Linux
17 42 (19.18%) SQL Server
17 42 (19.18%) Automated Testing
17 42 (19.18%) Git (software)
18 39 (17.81%) RESTful
18 39 (17.81%) Web Services
18 39 (17.81%) XML
18 39 (17.81%) Apache
18 39 (17.81%) LAMP
19 38 (17.35%) TDD
19 38 (17.35%) Node.js
20 35 (15.98%) MongoDB

Software Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds by Category

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, 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 39 (17.81%) Apache
2 38 (17.35%) Node.js
3 5 (2.28%) OpenEdge
3 5 (2.28%) Tomcat
4 3 (1.37%) CMS
4 3 (1.37%) Drupal
4 3 (1.37%) OpenStack
5 1 (0.46%) Adobe Experience Manager
5 1 (0.46%) CICS
5 1 (0.46%) GlassFish
Applications
1 3 (1.37%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.46%) Adobe Creative Suite
Cloud Services
1 9 (4.11%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (0.46%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 16 (7.31%) Internet
2 4 (1.83%) TCP/IP
3 3 (1.37%) HTTP
3 3 (1.37%) SSL
4 1 (0.46%) HTTPS
4 1 (0.46%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 46 (21.00%) MySQL
2 42 (19.18%) SQL Server
3 35 (15.98%) MongoDB
4 32 (14.61%) NoSQL
5 26 (11.87%) Redis
6 7 (3.20%) SQL Server 2012
7 5 (2.28%) Hadoop
8 4 (1.83%) Relational Database
9 3 (1.37%) RavenDB
9 3 (1.37%) RDBMS
9 3 (1.37%) SQL Server 2008
10 2 (0.91%) Big Data
10 2 (0.91%) CouchDB
Development Applications
1 42 (19.18%) Git (software)
2 34 (15.53%) NUnit
2 34 (15.53%) Subversion
3 31 (14.16%) Mercurial
3 31 (14.16%) MSTest
4 16 (7.31%) Visual Studio
5 7 (3.20%) Jenkins
5 7 (3.20%) Team Foundation Server
6 6 (2.74%) Maven
7 5 (2.28%) JUnit
8 4 (1.83%) JMeter
8 4 (1.83%) VSS/SourceSafe
9 3 (1.37%) Calabash
9 3 (1.37%) Grunt
9 3 (1.37%) JBehave
9 3 (1.37%) Moq
9 3 (1.37%) NuGet
9 3 (1.37%) Selenium
9 3 (1.37%) SpecFlow
9 3 (1.37%) TeamCity
General
1 34 (15.53%) Finance
2 17 (7.76%) Retail
3 14 (6.39%) Pharmaceutical
4 11 (5.02%) Games
5 3 (1.37%) Banking
5 3 (1.37%) Electronics
6 2 (0.91%) Marketing
7 1 (0.46%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 83 (37.90%) .NET
2 81 (36.99%) HTML
3 65 (29.68%) ASP.NET
4 52 (23.74%) CSS
5 46 (21.00%) WPF
6 39 (17.81%) LAMP
6 39 (17.81%) RESTful
6 39 (17.81%) Web Services
6 39 (17.81%) XML
7 35 (15.98%) jQuery
8 31 (14.16%) Silverlight
9 27 (12.33%) SOAP
9 27 (12.33%) WCF
10 26 (11.87%) LINQ
10 26 (11.87%) WF
10 26 (11.87%) XSLT
11 25 (11.42%) HTML5
12 24 (10.96%) Spring
13 22 (10.05%) J2EE
14 20 (9.13%) Hibernate
Miscellaneous
1 26 (11.87%) Algorithms
1 26 (11.87%) Data Structures
2 14 (6.39%) NHS
3 11 (5.02%) Mobile App
4 8 (3.65%) Computer Science
5 7 (3.20%) Mathematics
6 5 (2.28%) Enterprise Software
6 5 (2.28%) User Experience
7 3 (1.37%) Blog
7 3 (1.37%) Inversion of Control
8 2 (0.91%) DTV
8 2 (0.91%) N-Tier
8 2 (0.91%) RIA
8 2 (0.91%) STB
8 2 (0.91%) W3C
9 1 (0.46%) Blackberry
9 1 (0.46%) Embedded Systems
9 1 (0.46%) iPad
9 1 (0.46%) Mainframe
9 1 (0.46%) Physics
Operating Systems
1 45 (20.55%) Linux
2 11 (5.02%) Android
2 11 (5.02%) Apple iOS
3 9 (4.11%) Windows
4 6 (2.74%) Windows Phone
5 2 (0.91%) Embedded Linux
6 1 (0.46%) BlackBerry OS
6 1 (0.46%) Unix
6 1 (0.46%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 219 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 119 (54.34%) Agile Software Development
3 73 (33.33%) Continuous Integration
4 65 (29.68%) OO
5 61 (27.85%) Scrum
6 42 (19.18%) Automated Testing
7 38 (17.35%) TDD
8 30 (13.70%) UML
9 29 (13.24%) E-Commerce
10 28 (12.79%) MVC
11 26 (11.87%) DSDM
11 26 (11.87%) MVVM
11 26 (11.87%) RUP
11 26 (11.87%) Service Delivery
11 26 (11.87%) Use Case
12 21 (9.59%) High Availability
13 18 (8.22%) Continuous Improvement
14 17 (7.76%) DevOps
15 16 (7.31%) SDLC
16 14 (6.39%) OOP
Programming Languages
1 113 (51.60%) Java
2 102 (46.58%) JavaScript
3 96 (43.84%) SQL
4 82 (37.44%) C#
5 53 (24.20%) C++
6 52 (23.74%) PHP
7 29 (13.24%) PL/SQL
8 28 (12.79%) T-SQL
9 16 (7.31%) Python
10 9 (4.11%) VB
11 7 (3.20%) Bash Shell
11 7 (3.20%) C
11 7 (3.20%) Perl
12 5 (2.28%) Progress 4GL
12 5 (2.28%) VB6
13 3 (1.37%) Ruby
13 3 (1.37%) Scala
14 1 (0.46%) COBOL
14 1 (0.46%) JCL
14 1 (0.46%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 60 (27.40%) Degree
2 3 (1.37%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (0.91%) QA
2 1 (0.46%) SDET
System Software
1 3 (1.37%) KVM
1 3 (1.37%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 6 (2.74%) Puppet
2 3 (1.37%) Ansible
2 3 (1.37%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 16 (7.31%) Microsoft
1 16 (7.31%) Oracle
2 5 (2.28%) Progress
2 5 (2.28%) Xamarin
3 3 (1.37%) NetApp
3 3 (1.37%) VMware
4 1 (0.46%) Adobe
4 1 (0.46%) Facebook
4 1 (0.46%) Twitter
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