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 27 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Software Engineer
Rank 64 126 89
Rank change year-on-year
+62 -37
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Engineer 114 61 62
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leeds 3.49% 1.65% 2.39%
As % of the Job Titles category 3.61% 1.70% 2.48%
Number of salaries quoted 89 52 50
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +3.22%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £32,550 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £47,600 £44,800 £45,000
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
3154 3597 2499
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leeds 96.54% 97.16% 96.19%
Number of salaries quoted 2479 2929 2014
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +14.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £25,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

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 27 May 2015.

Software Engineer Salary Histogram in Leeds

Software Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leeds

For the 6 months to 27 May 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.

1 161 (84.74%) Software Engineering
2 118 (62.11%) Agile Software Development
3 104 (54.74%) C#
4 97 (51.05%) SQL
5 85 (44.74%) .NET
6 72 (37.89%) SQL Server
7 70 (36.84%) OO
8 66 (34.74%) Java
8 66 (34.74%) ASP.NET
9 54 (28.42%) Degree
10 48 (25.26%) TDD
11 46 (24.21%) WPF
12 45 (23.68%) HTML
13 40 (21.05%) SDLC
14 39 (20.53%) HTML5
15 36 (18.95%) Retail
16 34 (17.89%) Agile Testing
17 33 (17.37%) Oracle
18 32 (16.84%) Pharmaceutical
19 31 (16.32%) Finance
19 31 (16.32%) XML
20 30 (15.79%) C++
20 30 (15.79%) PHP
20 30 (15.79%) WinForms
20 30 (15.79%) Enterprise Software
20 30 (15.79%) BDD
21 29 (15.26%) Scrum
22 28 (14.74%) Apple iOS
23 27 (14.21%) Software Testing
24 26 (13.68%) Continuous Integration

Software Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds by Category

For the 6 months to 27 May 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 9 (4.74%) Node.js
2 2 (1.05%) CMS
2 2 (1.05%) IIS
2 2 (1.05%) Apache
3 1 (0.53%) Tomcat
3 1 (0.53%) SharePoint
3 1 (0.53%) JBoss
3 1 (0.53%) WebSphere
3 1 (0.53%) WebLogic
Applications
1 17 (8.95%) MS Excel
2 2 (1.05%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (0.53%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 4 (2.11%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 9 (4.74%) Internet
2 4 (2.11%) TCP/IP
3 3 (1.58%) DNS
3 3 (1.58%) SSL
3 3 (1.58%) DHCP
3 3 (1.58%) SSH
4 1 (0.53%) Network Security
4 1 (0.53%) HTTP
4 1 (0.53%) DVB
4 1 (0.53%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 72 (37.89%) SQL Server
2 18 (9.47%) MySQL
3 17 (8.95%) Big Data
4 13 (6.84%) MongoDB
5 8 (4.21%) CouchDB
5 8 (4.21%) Relational Database
6 5 (2.63%) Riak
7 1 (0.53%) RDBMS
7 1 (0.53%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 1 (0.53%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 17 (8.95%) ReSharper
1 17 (8.95%) Moq
1 17 (8.95%) SoapUI
2 12 (6.32%) SpecFlow
2 12 (6.32%) FitNesse
2 12 (6.32%) NUnit
3 11 (5.79%) MSTest
4 10 (5.26%) Git (software)
5 8 (4.21%) Visual Studio
6 3 (1.58%) Subversion
7 2 (1.05%) VSS/SourceSafe
7 2 (1.05%) TeamCity
7 2 (1.05%) Team Foundation Server
7 2 (1.05%) Jenkins
7 2 (1.05%) Hudson
8 1 (0.53%) Cucumber
8 1 (0.53%) WebDriver
8 1 (0.53%) JUnit
8 1 (0.53%) Selenium
General
1 36 (18.95%) Retail
2 32 (16.84%) Pharmaceutical
3 31 (16.32%) Finance
4 2 (1.05%) Telecoms
5 1 (0.53%) Marketing
5 1 (0.53%) Manufacturing
5 1 (0.53%) Electronics
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 85 (44.74%) .NET
2 66 (34.74%) ASP.NET
3 46 (24.21%) WPF
4 45 (23.68%) HTML
5 39 (20.53%) HTML5
6 31 (16.32%) XML
7 30 (15.79%) WinForms
8 21 (11.05%) J2EE
9 17 (8.95%) .NET Framework
10 16 (8.42%) ASP.NET Web Forms
11 15 (7.89%) CSS
12 13 (6.84%) ASP.NET MVC
12 13 (6.84%) REST
13 12 (6.32%) Gherkin
13 12 (6.32%) WCF
13 12 (6.32%) Spring
13 12 (6.32%) Hibernate
13 12 (6.32%) Java EE
14 11 (5.79%) Web Services
15 10 (5.26%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 30 (15.79%) Enterprise Software
2 17 (8.95%) Private Cloud
3 15 (7.89%) NHS
4 11 (5.79%) Computer Science
5 6 (3.16%) Mobile App
6 4 (2.11%) User Experience
6 4 (2.11%) RIA
6 4 (2.11%) Client/Server
7 3 (1.58%) Mathematics
8 2 (1.05%) DTV
9 1 (0.53%) GIS
9 1 (0.53%) Management Information System
9 1 (0.53%) STB
9 1 (0.53%) iPhone
Operating Systems
1 28 (14.74%) Apple iOS
2 21 (11.05%) Android
3 20 (10.53%) Linux
4 12 (6.32%) UNIX
5 10 (5.26%) Windows
6 7 (3.68%) Mac OS X
7 6 (3.16%) Windows Mobile
8 1 (0.53%) Embedded Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 161 (84.74%) Software Engineering
2 118 (62.11%) Agile Software Development
3 70 (36.84%) OO
4 48 (25.26%) TDD
5 40 (21.05%) SDLC
6 34 (17.89%) Agile Testing
7 30 (15.79%) BDD
8 29 (15.26%) Scrum
9 27 (14.21%) Software Testing
10 26 (13.68%) Continuous Integration
11 24 (12.63%) Automated Testing
11 24 (12.63%) Test Automation
12 23 (12.11%) Concurrent Programming
12 23 (12.11%) Mentoring
12 23 (12.11%) Coaching
12 23 (12.11%) Unit Testing
12 23 (12.11%) MVC
13 21 (11.05%) Integration Testing
14 20 (10.53%) Multithreading
15 19 (10.00%) Kanban
Programming Languages
1 104 (54.74%) C#
2 97 (51.05%) SQL
3 66 (34.74%) Java
4 30 (15.79%) C++
4 30 (15.79%) PHP
5 25 (13.16%) JavaScript
6 11 (5.79%) Python
7 10 (5.26%) C
8 6 (3.16%) Ruby
9 5 (2.63%) VB
10 3 (1.58%) VB.NET
10 3 (1.58%) VB6
10 3 (1.58%) VBScript
11 2 (1.05%) Bash Shell
12 1 (0.53%) Erlang
12 1 (0.53%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 54 (28.42%) Degree
2 12 (6.32%) ISEB
3 1 (0.53%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (3.16%) QA
System Software
1 17 (8.95%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 1 (0.53%) MOM
Vendors
1 33 (17.37%) Oracle
2 21 (11.05%) Microsoft
3 17 (8.95%) Apple
4 5 (2.63%) Xamarin
5 1 (0.53%) Sybase
5 1 (0.53%) SAP
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