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 21 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
21 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Software Engineer
Rank 122 90 122
Rank change year-on-year
-32 +32
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Engineer 68 68 43
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leeds 1.80% 2.41% 1.55%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.86% 2.52% 1.60%
Number of salaries quoted 64 60 43
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +1.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,750 £30,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £45,000 £42,300
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
3663 2700 2694
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leeds 96.83% 95.81% 96.98%
Number of salaries quoted 2810 2194 2249
Average salary £40,000 £38,500 £36,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.89% +5.47%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £54,950 £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 21 October 2014.

Software Engineer Salary Histogram in Leeds

Software Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leeds

For the 6 months to 21 October 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.

1 125 (96.90%) Software Engineering
2 70 (54.26%) Agile Software Development
3 62 (48.06%) C#
4 55 (42.64%) Java
5 54 (41.86%) .NET
6 45 (34.88%) OO
7 42 (32.56%) Degree
8 39 (30.23%) ASP.NET
8 39 (30.23%) SQL Server
8 39 (30.23%) HTML
9 37 (28.68%) JavaScript
10 36 (27.91%) Enterprise Software
11 33 (25.58%) SQL
12 31 (24.03%) WPF
13 25 (19.38%) Computer Science
13 25 (19.38%) Apache
13 25 (19.38%) OOP
14 24 (18.60%) .NET Framework
14 24 (18.60%) Java EE
15 23 (17.83%) CSS
15 23 (17.83%) Silverlight
16 22 (17.05%) Spring
16 22 (17.05%) Hibernate
16 22 (17.05%) MVC
17 21 (16.28%) Oracle
18 19 (14.73%) WinForms
19 18 (13.95%) TDD
19 18 (13.95%) Multithreading
19 18 (13.95%) ASP.NET MVC
20 16 (12.40%) PHP

Software Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds by Category

For the 6 months to 21 October 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 (19.38%) Apache
2 4 (3.10%) Tomcat
3 3 (2.33%) WebSphere
3 3 (2.33%) CICS
3 3 (2.33%) Node.js
3 3 (2.33%) GlassFish
4 1 (0.78%) nginx
Applications
1 3 (2.33%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 5 (3.88%) SaaS
1 5 (3.88%) Force.com
2 1 (0.78%) Route 53
2 1 (0.78%) Amazon EC2
2 1 (0.78%) Amazon S3
2 1 (0.78%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (0.78%) HTTP
1 1 (0.78%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 39 (30.23%) SQL Server
2 14 (10.85%) Hadoop
2 14 (10.85%) Apache Hive
3 9 (6.98%) MySQL
4 5 (3.88%) PostgreSQL
5 3 (2.33%) MongoDB
5 3 (2.33%) Riak
5 3 (2.33%) SQL Server 2008
5 3 (2.33%) Relational Database
5 3 (2.33%) SQL Server 2012
6 2 (1.55%) Big Data
6 2 (1.55%) HBase
6 2 (1.55%) Redis
6 2 (1.55%) Data Warehouse
7 1 (0.78%) RDBMS
7 1 (0.78%) NoSQL
7 1 (0.78%) SimpleDB
7 1 (0.78%) Amazon RDS
7 1 (0.78%) Couchbase
Development Applications
1 10 (7.75%) Visual Studio
2 8 (6.20%) JUnit
3 7 (5.43%) VSS/SourceSafe
4 6 (4.65%) Subversion
5 5 (3.88%) Team Foundation Server
6 3 (2.33%) Maven
6 3 (2.33%) ReSharper
7 1 (0.78%) Introscope
7 1 (0.78%) PHPUnit
General
1 9 (6.98%) Finance
2 6 (4.65%) Telecoms
3 3 (2.33%) Electronics
4 1 (0.78%) Games
4 1 (0.78%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 54 (41.86%) .NET
2 39 (30.23%) ASP.NET
2 39 (30.23%) HTML
3 31 (24.03%) WPF
4 24 (18.60%) .NET Framework
4 24 (18.60%) Java EE
5 23 (17.83%) CSS
5 23 (17.83%) Silverlight
6 22 (17.05%) Spring
6 22 (17.05%) Hibernate
7 19 (14.73%) WinForms
8 18 (13.95%) ASP.NET MVC
9 14 (10.85%) Web Services
9 14 (10.85%) ASP.NET Web Forms
10 13 (10.08%) XML
11 12 (9.30%) WCF
12 9 (6.98%) J2EE
13 8 (6.20%) LAMP
14 6 (4.65%) REST
14 6 (4.65%) Spring MVC
Miscellaneous
1 36 (27.91%) Enterprise Software
2 25 (19.38%) Computer Science
3 14 (10.85%) Algorithms
4 5 (3.88%) Open Source
4 5 (3.88%) Mathematics
4 5 (3.88%) Data Integration
5 4 (3.10%) GIS
6 3 (2.33%) Mainframe
6 3 (2.33%) DTV
6 3 (2.33%) NHS
6 3 (2.33%) W3C
7 1 (0.78%) Client/Server
7 1 (0.78%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 16 (12.40%) Linux
2 14 (10.85%) Android
3 5 (3.88%) Windows
4 3 (2.33%) zOS
4 3 (2.33%) Solaris
4 3 (2.33%) Windows Server 2012
5 2 (1.55%) Mac OS X
6 1 (0.78%) UNIX
6 1 (0.78%) Embedded Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 125 (96.90%) Software Engineering
2 70 (54.26%) Agile Software Development
3 45 (34.88%) OO
4 25 (19.38%) OOP
5 22 (17.05%) MVC
6 18 (13.95%) TDD
6 18 (13.95%) Multithreading
7 14 (10.85%) MapReduce
7 14 (10.85%) Data Transformation
8 12 (9.30%) Business Intelligence
9 11 (8.53%) UML
10 10 (7.75%) BDD
10 10 (7.75%) Android Development
11 7 (5.43%) Continuous Integration
12 6 (4.65%) Unit Testing
12 6 (4.65%) OOA/OOD
12 6 (4.65%) E-Commerce
13 5 (3.88%) Benchmarking
13 5 (3.88%) Information Architecture
13 5 (3.88%) OWASP
Programming Languages
1 62 (48.06%) C#
2 55 (42.64%) Java
3 37 (28.68%) JavaScript
4 33 (25.58%) SQL
5 16 (12.40%) PHP
6 10 (7.75%) C++
7 8 (6.20%) Python
8 7 (5.43%) PHP5
9 5 (3.88%) Scala
10 4 (3.10%) Ruby
11 3 (2.33%) Embedded C
11 3 (2.33%) COBOL
11 3 (2.33%) C
11 3 (2.33%) Perl
11 3 (2.33%) Groovy
12 2 (1.55%) VB.NET
13 1 (0.78%) Shell Script
13 1 (0.78%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 42 (32.56%) Degree
2 2 (1.55%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (6.98%) QA
System Software
1 3 (2.33%) Firmware
1 3 (2.33%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 4 (3.10%) Puppet
2 3 (2.33%) Vagrant
3 1 (0.78%) Tivoli
3 1 (0.78%) Unicenter
3 1 (0.78%) OpenView
3 1 (0.78%) CA Wily
3 1 (0.78%) Salt
3 1 (0.78%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (0.78%) HAProxy
Vendors
1 21 (16.28%) Oracle
2 8 (6.20%) Microsoft
3 3 (2.33%) Red Gate
3 3 (2.33%) Typemock
4 2 (1.55%) Cloudera
5 1 (0.78%) BMC
5 1 (0.78%) Embarcadero
5 1 (0.78%) Tableau
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Calibre Search Ltd
Salary: £25000.00 - £50000.00 per annum
Posted: 16 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £Excellent Salary + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
AMsource Technology
Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
AMsource Technology
Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £45000 - £60000 per annum + Excellent benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Leeds
OHO Group
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 19 days ago