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 24 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Software Engineer
Rank 118 114 104
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -10
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Engineer 62 63 59
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leeds 1.85% 1.94% 2.01%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.91% 2.02% 2.07%
Number of salaries quoted 61 56 58
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £35,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +11.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £45,000 £43,250
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.56%
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
3244 3121 2848
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leeds 97.04% 96.18% 96.87%
Number of salaries quoted 2605 2441 2439
Average salary £40,000 £38,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.26% +8.57%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £24,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

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 24 December 2014.

Software Engineer Salary Histogram in Leeds

Software Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leeds

For the 6 months to 24 December 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.

1 129 (96.27%) Software Engineering
2 82 (61.19%) C#
3 80 (59.70%) .NET
4 66 (49.25%) SQL Server
4 66 (49.25%) Agile Software Development
5 65 (48.51%) ASP.NET
6 60 (44.78%) WPF
7 49 (36.57%) OO
8 47 (35.07%) SQL
9 43 (32.09%) Java
10 42 (31.34%) HTML
10 42 (31.34%) Degree
11 37 (27.61%) MVC
12 36 (26.87%) Oracle
13 32 (23.88%) .NET Framework
13 32 (23.88%) Silverlight
14 31 (23.13%) JavaScript
14 31 (23.13%) Enterprise Software
15 26 (19.40%) ASP.NET MVC
16 25 (18.66%) Android
17 24 (17.91%) CSS
17 24 (17.91%) TDD
17 24 (17.91%) Java EE
18 22 (16.42%) WinForms
18 22 (16.42%) ASP.NET Web Forms
19 21 (15.67%) Multithreading
19 21 (15.67%) Android Development
20 20 (14.93%) BDD
21 19 (14.18%) XML
21 19 (14.18%) Hibernate

Software Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 9 (6.72%) Apache
2 3 (2.24%) Tomcat
2 3 (2.24%) Node.js
3 1 (0.75%) SharePoint
3 1 (0.75%) nginx
3 1 (0.75%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 13 (9.70%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (0.75%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 5 (3.73%) Force.com
1 5 (3.73%) SaaS
2 2 (1.49%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (0.75%) Route 53
3 1 (0.75%) Amazon EC2
3 1 (0.75%) Amazon S3
Communications & Networking
1 2 (1.49%) TCP/IP
1 2 (1.49%) Internet
2 1 (0.75%) SSH
2 1 (0.75%) DNS
2 1 (0.75%) SSL
2 1 (0.75%) DHCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 66 (49.25%) SQL Server
2 12 (8.96%) Big Data
3 9 (6.72%) MySQL
4 7 (5.22%) PostgreSQL
5 3 (2.24%) MongoDB
6 2 (1.49%) Redis
6 2 (1.49%) Relational Database
6 2 (1.49%) Apache Hive
6 2 (1.49%) Hadoop
7 1 (0.75%) SimpleDB
7 1 (0.75%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 1 (0.75%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 1 (0.75%) RDBMS
7 1 (0.75%) NoSQL
7 1 (0.75%) Couchbase
7 1 (0.75%) Amazon RDS
Development Applications
1 12 (8.96%) ReSharper
1 12 (8.96%) Moq
1 12 (8.96%) SoapUI
2 8 (5.97%) SpecFlow
2 8 (5.97%) FitNesse
3 7 (5.22%) Subversion
4 6 (4.48%) Visual Studio
5 5 (3.73%) VSS/SourceSafe
6 3 (2.24%) Team Foundation Server
7 2 (1.49%) Eclipse
8 1 (0.75%) MorphX
8 1 (0.75%) PHPUnit
General
1 12 (8.96%) Pharmaceutical
1 12 (8.96%) Retail
2 6 (4.48%) Telecoms
2 6 (4.48%) Finance
3 2 (1.49%) Marketing
4 1 (0.75%) Law
4 1 (0.75%) Legal
4 1 (0.75%) Games
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 80 (59.70%) .NET
2 65 (48.51%) ASP.NET
3 60 (44.78%) WPF
4 42 (31.34%) HTML
5 32 (23.88%) .NET Framework
5 32 (23.88%) Silverlight
6 26 (19.40%) ASP.NET MVC
7 24 (17.91%) Java EE
7 24 (17.91%) CSS
8 22 (16.42%) WinForms
8 22 (16.42%) ASP.NET Web Forms
9 19 (14.18%) WCF
9 19 (14.18%) Spring
9 19 (14.18%) XML
9 19 (14.18%) Hibernate
10 16 (11.94%) HTML5
11 14 (10.45%) REST
12 13 (9.70%) Spring MVC
13 9 (6.72%) LAMP
14 8 (5.97%) Gherkin
Miscellaneous
1 31 (23.13%) Enterprise Software
2 11 (8.21%) Computer Science
3 5 (3.73%) Open Source
4 4 (2.99%) Mathematics
5 3 (2.24%) User Experience
5 3 (2.24%) Data Integration
6 2 (1.49%) Client/Server
6 2 (1.49%) Algorithms
7 1 (0.75%) GIS
Operating Systems
1 25 (18.66%) Android
2 14 (10.45%) Linux
3 12 (8.96%) Apple iOS
4 2 (1.49%) Mac OS X
4 2 (1.49%) Windows
5 1 (0.75%) Embedded Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 129 (96.27%) Software Engineering
2 66 (49.25%) Agile Software Development
3 49 (36.57%) OO
4 37 (27.61%) MVC
5 24 (17.91%) TDD
6 21 (15.67%) Multithreading
6 21 (15.67%) Android Development
7 20 (14.93%) BDD
8 16 (11.94%) UML
8 16 (11.94%) OOP
9 14 (10.45%) Business Intelligence
10 13 (9.70%) OOA/OOD
10 13 (9.70%) Software Testing
11 12 (8.96%) Automated Testing
11 12 (8.96%) Agile Testing
11 12 (8.96%) Analytics
12 9 (6.72%) Line Management
12 9 (6.72%) Coaching
13 8 (5.97%) User Stories
14 6 (4.48%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 82 (61.19%) C#
2 47 (35.07%) SQL
3 43 (32.09%) Java
4 31 (23.13%) JavaScript
5 16 (11.94%) PHP
6 6 (4.48%) C++
6 6 (4.48%) PHP5
7 4 (2.99%) Python
8 2 (1.49%) VB.NET
9 1 (0.75%) Erlang
9 1 (0.75%) Bash Shell
9 1 (0.75%) C
9 1 (0.75%) Embedded C
9 1 (0.75%) Shell Script
9 1 (0.75%) Ruby
9 1 (0.75%) X++
Qualifications
1 42 (31.34%) Degree
2 2 (1.49%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (5.22%) QA
System Software
1 12 (8.96%) Hyper-V
2 1 (0.75%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 1 (0.75%) MOM
1 1 (0.75%) Puppet
1 1 (0.75%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (0.75%) HAProxy
1 1 (0.75%) Salt
Vendors
1 36 (26.87%) Oracle
2 16 (11.94%) Microsoft
3 12 (8.96%) Apple
4 1 (0.75%) Tableau
4 1 (0.75%) LexisNexis
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