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 18 April 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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Software Engineer
Rank 103 89 50
Rank change year-on-year
-14 -39
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Engineer 82 75 112
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leeds 2.16% 2.69% 4.63%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.24% 2.81% 4.73%
Number of salaries quoted 56 63 108
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +14.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £33,000 £26,700 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £45,000 £40,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £38,000
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -1.31%
Job Titles Category
Leeds
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
3667 2673 2368
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leeds 96.65% 96.01% 97.81%
Number of salaries quoted 2952 2178 2037
Average salary £37,500 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% -
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £24,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,325 £38,000
% change year-on-year
+4.37% +0.85%
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 18 April 2014.

Software Engineer Salary Histogram in Leeds

Software Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leeds

For the 6 months to 18 April 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.

1 108 (76.06%) Software Engineering
2 50 (35.21%) .NET
3 46 (32.39%) C#
4 44 (30.99%) OO
5 43 (30.28%) Agile Software Development
6 34 (23.94%) Java
7 32 (22.54%) SOAP
8 31 (21.83%) Automated Testing
9 30 (21.13%) Test Management
10 29 (20.42%) E-Commerce
11 26 (18.31%) SQL Server
12 25 (17.61%) ASP.NET
13 24 (16.90%) Agile Testing
14 21 (14.79%) SQL
14 21 (14.79%) Multithreading
15 20 (14.08%) OOP
15 20 (14.08%) Java EE
15 20 (14.08%) Degree
15 20 (14.08%) WinForms
16 19 (13.38%) Enterprise Software
17 18 (12.68%) Games
18 17 (11.97%) Oracle
18 17 (11.97%) J2EE
19 16 (11.27%) JavaScript
19 16 (11.27%) Apache
19 16 (11.27%) Linux
19 16 (11.27%) .NET Framework
19 16 (11.27%) Software Testing
20 15 (10.56%) WCF
21 14 (9.86%) WPF

Software Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 16 (11.27%) Apache
2 4 (2.82%) WebSphere
2 4 (2.82%) OpenEdge
2 4 (2.82%) Tomcat
3 2 (1.41%) Node.js
4 1 (0.70%) Drupal
Applications
1 11 (7.75%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 6 (4.23%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 9 (6.34%) SaaS
2 1 (0.70%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 5 (3.52%) DVB
2 4 (2.82%) Intranet
2 4 (2.82%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 26 (18.31%) SQL Server
2 9 (6.34%) Apache Hive
2 9 (6.34%) Hadoop
3 5 (3.52%) MySQL
4 4 (2.82%) PostgreSQL
5 3 (2.11%) SQL Server 2008
5 3 (2.11%) MongoDB
6 2 (1.41%) Relational Database
6 2 (1.41%) Redis
6 2 (1.41%) RDBMS
7 1 (0.70%) Data Warehouse
7 1 (0.70%) Big Data
7 1 (0.70%) SQL Server 2012
7 1 (0.70%) CouchDB
7 1 (0.70%) HBase
Development Applications
1 10 (7.04%) Team Foundation Server
2 9 (6.34%) Visual Studio
3 6 (4.23%) Selenium
3 6 (4.23%) Subversion
4 5 (3.52%) MorphX
5 3 (2.11%) NUnit
6 2 (1.41%) Moq
6 2 (1.41%) SoapUI
6 2 (1.41%) ClearQuest
6 2 (1.41%) ClearCase
7 1 (0.70%) ReSharper
7 1 (0.70%) MSTest
7 1 (0.70%) Git (software)
General
1 18 (12.68%) Games
2 8 (5.63%) Finance
3 6 (4.23%) Banking
3 6 (4.23%) Electronics
4 5 (3.52%) Legal
5 4 (2.82%) Financial Institution
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 50 (35.21%) .NET
2 32 (22.54%) SOAP
3 25 (17.61%) ASP.NET
4 20 (14.08%) Java EE
4 20 (14.08%) WinForms
5 17 (11.97%) J2EE
6 16 (11.27%) .NET Framework
7 15 (10.56%) WCF
8 14 (9.86%) WPF
8 14 (9.86%) Spring
8 14 (9.86%) Hibernate
9 12 (8.45%) HTML
10 10 (7.04%) CSS
11 9 (6.34%) LAMP
12 8 (5.63%) MapReduce
13 7 (4.93%) Middleware
13 7 (4.93%) jQuery
14 6 (4.23%) ASP.NET MVC
15 5 (3.52%) GStreamer
15 5 (3.52%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
Miscellaneous
1 19 (13.38%) Enterprise Software
2 14 (9.86%) Computer Science
3 11 (7.75%) Management Information System
4 7 (4.93%) Open Source
5 6 (4.23%) MPEG
6 5 (3.52%) NHS
6 5 (3.52%) DTV
6 5 (3.52%) STB
7 2 (1.41%) Inversion of Control
7 2 (1.41%) Mobile Banking
8 1 (0.70%) Firmware
8 1 (0.70%) Embedded Systems
Operating Systems
1 16 (11.27%) Linux
2 5 (3.52%) Windows
2 5 (3.52%) Embedded Linux
3 4 (2.82%) CentOS
3 4 (2.82%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 4 (2.82%) SUSE
3 4 (2.82%) Debian
4 3 (2.11%) UNIX
5 2 (1.41%) Android
5 2 (1.41%) Apple iOS
6 1 (0.70%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 108 (76.06%) Software Engineering
2 44 (30.99%) OO
3 43 (30.28%) Agile Software Development
4 31 (21.83%) Automated Testing
5 30 (21.13%) Test Management
6 29 (20.42%) E-Commerce
7 24 (16.90%) Agile Testing
8 21 (14.79%) Multithreading
9 20 (14.08%) OOP
10 16 (11.27%) Software Testing
11 9 (6.34%) MVC
11 9 (6.34%) TDD
11 9 (6.34%) Data Transformation
12 8 (5.63%) Scrum
13 6 (4.23%) Workflow
13 6 (4.23%) Business Intelligence
13 6 (4.23%) UML
14 5 (3.52%) DSDM
14 5 (3.52%) OOD
15 4 (2.82%) Continuous Integration
Programming Languages
1 46 (32.39%) C#
2 34 (23.94%) Java
3 21 (14.79%) SQL
4 16 (11.27%) JavaScript
5 13 (9.15%) VB6
5 13 (9.15%) C++
5 13 (9.15%) PHP
5 13 (9.15%) VB
6 11 (7.75%) VB.NET
7 8 (5.63%) Ruby
7 8 (5.63%) C
8 6 (4.23%) X++
9 4 (2.82%) Groovy
9 4 (2.82%) Bash Shell
9 4 (2.82%) Progress 4GL
9 4 (2.82%) Python
9 4 (2.82%) Smalltalk
10 2 (1.41%) Scala
10 2 (1.41%) VBA
10 2 (1.41%) Perl
Qualifications
1 20 (14.08%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (6.34%) QA
2 4 (2.82%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 1 (0.70%) Hyper-V
Vendors
1 17 (11.97%) Oracle
2 13 (9.15%) Microsoft
3 4 (2.82%) Red Hat
3 4 (2.82%) Progress
3 4 (2.82%) JBoss
4 2 (1.41%) Zend
4 2 (1.41%) TIBCO
5 1 (0.70%) Typemock
5 1 (0.70%) Red Gate
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Type Agency
Salary: From £18,000 to £40,000 per annum
Posted: 2 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Salary: Up to £45,000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
AMsource Technology
Salary: From £30,000 to £50,000 per annum Plus pension, holidays
Posted: 6 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
AMsource Technology
Salary: From £30,000 to £50,000 per annum Plus pension, holidays
Posted: 6 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £35,000 to £45,000 per annum Plus Bonus, Pension, Medical, etc
Posted: 6 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £Excellent + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Leeds
Huxley Associates
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Pension
Posted: 11 days ago
Leeds
Simplified Recruitment
Salary: £30,000 - £40,000 per Annum
Posted: 12 days ago
Leeds
Huxley Associates
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Pension
Posted: 13 days ago
Leeds
Huxley Associates
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Pension
Posted: 13 days ago
Leeds
Brimstone Consulting
Posted: 16 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
EMIS
Salary: From £27,000 to £30,000 per annum depending on experience and benefits
Posted: 24 days ago
Leeds
EMIS
Salary: £27,000 - £30,000 dependent on experience
Posted: 24 days ago