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 29 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Software Engineer
Rank 112 93 102
Rank change year-on-year
-19 +9
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Engineer 71 63 56
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leeds 1.88% 2.42% 2.02%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.95% 2.54% 2.09%
Number of salaries quoted 65 43 52
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 £30,500 £31,000
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £42,500 £44,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £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
3644 2485 2678
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leeds 96.66% 95.50% 96.37%
Number of salaries quoted 2808 1914 2192
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £26,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £52,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +1.29%

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 29 August 2014.

Software Engineer Salary Histogram in Leeds

Software Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leeds

For the 6 months to 29 August 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.

1 120 (95.24%) Software Engineering
2 53 (42.06%) Java
3 51 (40.48%) C#
4 43 (34.13%) .NET
4 43 (34.13%) Agile Software Development
5 42 (33.33%) OO
6 40 (31.75%) Degree
7 38 (30.16%) Enterprise Software
8 32 (25.40%) Computer Science
8 32 (25.40%) OOP
9 29 (23.02%) HTML
9 29 (23.02%) ASP.NET
10 28 (22.22%) JavaScript
10 28 (22.22%) SQL Server
11 25 (19.84%) Apache
12 23 (18.25%) Java EE
13 22 (17.46%) Multithreading
13 22 (17.46%) SQL
14 21 (16.67%) Hibernate
14 21 (16.67%) Spring
15 20 (15.87%) Hadoop
15 20 (15.87%) Data Transformation
15 20 (15.87%) Apache Hive
15 20 (15.87%) MapReduce
16 18 (14.29%) Business Intelligence
17 17 (13.49%) MVC
17 17 (13.49%) WinForms
18 16 (12.70%) TDD
18 16 (12.70%) .NET Framework
19 15 (11.90%) WPF

Software Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 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 25 (19.84%) Apache
2 3 (2.38%) Tomcat
2 3 (2.38%) CICS
2 3 (2.38%) WebSphere
2 3 (2.38%) GlassFish
2 3 (2.38%) Node.js
3 1 (0.79%) Drupal
3 1 (0.79%) OpenEdge
Applications
1 5 (3.97%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (0.79%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 5 (3.97%) Force.com
1 5 (3.97%) SaaS
2 1 (0.79%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 2 (1.59%) DVB
2 1 (0.79%) HTTP
2 1 (0.79%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 28 (22.22%) SQL Server
2 20 (15.87%) Hadoop
2 20 (15.87%) Apache Hive
3 6 (4.76%) SQL Server 2008
4 4 (3.17%) MySQL
4 4 (3.17%) SQL Server 2012
5 3 (2.38%) Riak
5 3 (2.38%) MongoDB
6 2 (1.59%) HBase
6 2 (1.59%) Redis
6 2 (1.59%) Data Warehouse
6 2 (1.59%) Big Data
7 1 (0.79%) Relational Database
7 1 (0.79%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 13 (10.32%) Visual Studio
2 8 (6.35%) JUnit
3 6 (4.76%) Team Foundation Server
3 6 (4.76%) VSS/SourceSafe
4 4 (3.17%) ReSharper
5 3 (2.38%) Maven
6 2 (1.59%) NUnit
6 2 (1.59%) ClearCase
6 2 (1.59%) ClearQuest
6 2 (1.59%) Moq
7 1 (0.79%) Git (software)
7 1 (0.79%) Introscope
7 1 (0.79%) Subversion
7 1 (0.79%) MorphX
General
1 10 (7.94%) Finance
2 6 (4.76%) Electronics
3 5 (3.97%) Telecoms
4 2 (1.59%) Games
4 2 (1.59%) Banking
5 1 (0.79%) Marketing
5 1 (0.79%) Legal
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 43 (34.13%) .NET
2 29 (23.02%) ASP.NET
2 29 (23.02%) HTML
3 23 (18.25%) Java EE
4 21 (16.67%) Hibernate
4 21 (16.67%) Spring
5 17 (13.49%) WinForms
6 16 (12.70%) .NET Framework
7 15 (11.90%) WPF
8 14 (11.11%) CSS
9 13 (10.32%) Web Services
9 13 (10.32%) Silverlight
10 12 (9.52%) ASP.NET MVC
10 12 (9.52%) XML
11 8 (6.35%) J2EE
11 8 (6.35%) WCF
11 8 (6.35%) ASP.NET Web Forms
12 5 (3.97%) HTML5
12 5 (3.97%) XSD
12 5 (3.97%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 38 (30.16%) Enterprise Software
2 32 (25.40%) Computer Science
3 5 (3.97%) Data Integration
3 5 (3.97%) Mathematics
4 4 (3.17%) Firmware
4 4 (3.17%) DTV
4 4 (3.17%) NHS
5 3 (2.38%) W3C
5 3 (2.38%) MPEG
5 3 (2.38%) Mainframe
5 3 (2.38%) GIS
5 3 (2.38%) Open Source
6 2 (1.59%) Inversion of Control
6 2 (1.59%) STB
7 1 (0.79%) Management Information System
7 1 (0.79%) Embedded Systems
Operating Systems
1 13 (10.32%) Linux
2 7 (5.56%) Windows
2 7 (5.56%) Android
3 4 (3.17%) Windows Server 2012
4 3 (2.38%) zOS
4 3 (2.38%) Embedded Linux
4 3 (2.38%) Solaris
4 3 (2.38%) UNIX
5 2 (1.59%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 120 (95.24%) Software Engineering
2 43 (34.13%) Agile Software Development
3 42 (33.33%) OO
4 32 (25.40%) OOP
5 22 (17.46%) Multithreading
6 20 (15.87%) MapReduce
6 20 (15.87%) Data Transformation
7 18 (14.29%) Business Intelligence
8 17 (13.49%) MVC
9 16 (12.70%) TDD
10 8 (6.35%) Automated Testing
11 6 (4.76%) Continuous Integration
12 5 (3.97%) BDD
12 5 (3.97%) Unit Testing
12 5 (3.97%) System Testing
12 5 (3.97%) Benchmarking
12 5 (3.97%) Project Management
12 5 (3.97%) UML
12 5 (3.97%) Performance Analysis
13 4 (3.17%) Android Development
Programming Languages
1 53 (42.06%) Java
2 51 (40.48%) C#
3 28 (22.22%) JavaScript
4 22 (17.46%) SQL
5 12 (9.52%) C++
6 11 (8.73%) PHP
7 7 (5.56%) Python
8 6 (4.76%) C
9 5 (3.97%) Perl
9 5 (3.97%) Scala
10 4 (3.17%) Embedded C
11 3 (2.38%) Ruby
11 3 (2.38%) VB.NET
11 3 (2.38%) COBOL
11 3 (2.38%) Groovy
12 2 (1.59%) PHP5
13 1 (0.79%) X++
13 1 (0.79%) VB6
13 1 (0.79%) Progress 4GL
13 1 (0.79%) VB
Qualifications
1 40 (31.75%) Degree
2 2 (1.59%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (8.73%) QA
System Software
1 4 (3.17%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 3 (2.38%) Puppet
1 3 (2.38%) Vagrant
2 1 (0.79%) OpenView
2 1 (0.79%) Unicenter
2 1 (0.79%) Tivoli
2 1 (0.79%) CA Wily
Vendors
1 11 (8.73%) Oracle
2 10 (7.94%) Microsoft
3 4 (3.17%) Typemock
3 4 (3.17%) Red Gate
4 2 (1.59%) Cloudera
5 1 (0.79%) BMC
5 1 (0.79%) Embarcadero
5 1 (0.79%) Progress
Leeds, West Yorkshire
AMsource Technology
Salary: From £30,000 to £50,000 per annum + Excellent benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Staffline Group PLC
Salary: From £28,000 to £50,000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Staffline Group PLC
Salary: From £25,000 to £45,000 per annum
Posted: 10 days ago