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 1 August 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
1 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Software Engineer
Rank 119 86 88
Rank change year-on-year
-33 +2
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Engineer 64 65 67
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leeds 1.74% 2.52% 2.63%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.79% 2.64% 2.74%
Number of salaries quoted 58 48 62
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +2.56%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,200 £30,000 £31,500
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Job Titles Category
Leeds
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
3568 2460 2441
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leeds 97.17% 95.31% 95.84%
Number of salaries quoted 2828 1877 1986
Average salary £40,000 £36,000 £37,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.11% -2.70%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £25,000 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £52,500 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+3.89% -
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 1 August 2014.

Software Engineer Salary Histogram in Leeds

Software Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leeds

For the 6 months to 1 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.

1 109 (81.95%) Software Engineering
2 47 (35.34%) Agile Software Development
3 45 (33.83%) Java
4 42 (31.58%) OO
5 38 (28.57%) Degree
6 37 (27.82%) C#
7 32 (24.06%) OOP
8 31 (23.31%) Enterprise Software
9 30 (22.56%) Computer Science
10 29 (21.80%) .NET
11 27 (20.30%) HTML
12 26 (19.55%) JavaScript
12 26 (19.55%) Apache
13 24 (18.05%) Multithreading
14 23 (17.29%) Automated Testing
15 21 (15.79%) ASP.NET
16 20 (15.04%) SOAP
16 20 (15.04%) SQL Server
16 20 (15.04%) Spring
16 20 (15.04%) Hibernate
16 20 (15.04%) Hadoop
16 20 (15.04%) Data Transformation
16 20 (15.04%) Apache Hive
16 20 (15.04%) MapReduce
17 19 (14.29%) Test Management
18 18 (13.53%) Java EE
18 18 (13.53%) Business Intelligence
19 17 (12.78%) E-Commerce
19 17 (12.78%) SQL
20 16 (12.03%) Agile Testing

Software Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds by Category

For the 6 months to 1 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 26 (19.55%) Apache
2 3 (2.26%) CICS
2 3 (2.26%) Tomcat
2 3 (2.26%) GlassFish
2 3 (2.26%) WebSphere
2 3 (2.26%) Node.js
3 2 (1.50%) OpenEdge
4 1 (0.75%) Drupal
Applications
1 9 (6.77%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 5 (3.76%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.75%) Force.com
1 1 (0.75%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (0.75%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (3.76%) DVB
2 1 (0.75%) HTTP
2 1 (0.75%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (15.04%) SQL Server
1 20 (15.04%) Hadoop
1 20 (15.04%) Apache Hive
2 6 (4.51%) SQL Server 2008
3 4 (3.01%) SQL Server 2012
4 3 (2.26%) MySQL
4 3 (2.26%) Riak
4 3 (2.26%) MongoDB
5 2 (1.50%) Big Data
5 2 (1.50%) HBase
5 2 (1.50%) Redis
5 2 (1.50%) Data Warehouse
6 1 (0.75%) PostgreSQL
6 1 (0.75%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 15 (11.28%) Visual Studio
2 9 (6.77%) Team Foundation Server
3 8 (6.02%) JUnit
4 6 (4.51%) Selenium
5 5 (3.76%) MorphX
6 4 (3.01%) ReSharper
6 4 (3.01%) VSS/SourceSafe
7 3 (2.26%) Maven
8 2 (1.50%) Moq
8 2 (1.50%) SoapUI
8 2 (1.50%) Subversion
8 2 (1.50%) NUnit
8 2 (1.50%) ClearQuest
8 2 (1.50%) ClearCase
9 1 (0.75%) Introscope
9 1 (0.75%) Git (software)
General
1 11 (8.27%) Finance
2 10 (7.52%) Games
3 9 (6.77%) Electronics
4 4 (3.01%) Legal
5 2 (1.50%) Banking
5 2 (1.50%) Telecoms
6 1 (0.75%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 29 (21.80%) .NET
2 27 (20.30%) HTML
3 21 (15.79%) ASP.NET
4 20 (15.04%) SOAP
4 20 (15.04%) Spring
4 20 (15.04%) Hibernate
4 20 (15.04%) MapReduce
5 18 (13.53%) Java EE
6 13 (9.77%) CSS
7 12 (9.02%) WinForms
7 12 (9.02%) Web Services
8 11 (8.27%) WPF
9 10 (7.52%) XML
9 10 (7.52%) ASP.NET MVC
10 9 (6.77%) Silverlight
11 7 (5.26%) WCF
12 6 (4.51%) .NET Framework
13 5 (3.76%) Middleware
13 5 (3.76%) J2EE
13 5 (3.76%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 31 (23.31%) Enterprise Software
2 30 (22.56%) Computer Science
3 6 (4.51%) Open Source
3 6 (4.51%) MPEG
4 5 (3.76%) STB
4 5 (3.76%) Management Information System
4 5 (3.76%) Data Integration
5 4 (3.01%) Mathematics
5 4 (3.01%) DTV
5 4 (3.01%) NHS
5 4 (3.01%) Firmware
6 3 (2.26%) W3C
6 3 (2.26%) Mainframe
6 3 (2.26%) GIS
7 2 (1.50%) Inversion of Control
8 1 (0.75%) Embedded Systems
Operating Systems
1 15 (11.28%) Linux
2 7 (5.26%) Windows
3 6 (4.51%) Embedded Linux
4 4 (3.01%) Windows Server 2012
4 4 (3.01%) UNIX
5 3 (2.26%) zOS
5 3 (2.26%) Solaris
5 3 (2.26%) Android
6 1 (0.75%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 109 (81.95%) Software Engineering
2 47 (35.34%) Agile Software Development
3 42 (31.58%) OO
4 32 (24.06%) OOP
5 24 (18.05%) Multithreading
6 23 (17.29%) Automated Testing
7 20 (15.04%) Data Transformation
8 19 (14.29%) Test Management
9 18 (13.53%) Business Intelligence
10 17 (12.78%) E-Commerce
11 16 (12.03%) Agile Testing
12 13 (9.77%) MVC
13 11 (8.27%) Software Testing
14 9 (6.77%) TDD
15 5 (3.76%) OOD
15 5 (3.76%) Benchmarking
15 5 (3.76%) Workflow
15 5 (3.76%) System Testing
15 5 (3.76%) Unit Testing
15 5 (3.76%) Performance Analysis
Programming Languages
1 45 (33.83%) Java
2 37 (27.82%) C#
3 26 (19.55%) JavaScript
4 17 (12.78%) SQL
5 14 (10.53%) C++
6 9 (6.77%) C
7 7 (5.26%) Python
7 7 (5.26%) PHP
8 5 (3.76%) VB.NET
8 5 (3.76%) Perl
8 5 (3.76%) X++
8 5 (3.76%) Scala
9 4 (3.01%) Embedded C
10 3 (2.26%) VB
10 3 (2.26%) COBOL
10 3 (2.26%) VB6
10 3 (2.26%) Groovy
10 3 (2.26%) PHP5
10 3 (2.26%) Ruby
11 2 (1.50%) Progress 4GL
Qualifications
1 38 (28.57%) Degree
2 1 (0.75%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (9.02%) QA
System Software
1 4 (3.01%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 3 (2.26%) Puppet
1 3 (2.26%) Vagrant
2 1 (0.75%) OpenView
2 1 (0.75%) Unicenter
2 1 (0.75%) Tivoli
2 1 (0.75%) CA Wily
Vendors
1 13 (9.77%) Microsoft
2 8 (6.02%) Oracle
3 4 (3.01%) Typemock
3 4 (3.01%) Red Gate
4 2 (1.50%) Cloudera
4 2 (1.50%) Progress
5 1 (0.75%) BMC
5 1 (0.75%) Embarcadero
5 1 (0.75%) Zend
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Type Agency
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum + comprehensive benefits package
Posted: 3 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
TEKsystems
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
AMsource Technology
Salary: From £30,000 to £50,000 per annum + Excellent benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
AMsource Technology
Salary: From £30,000 to £50,000 per day plus benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
AMsource Technology
Salary: From £30,000 to £50,000 per annum plus benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Salary: £20000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
TEKsystems
Salary: £20000 - £30000 per annum + package+pension
Posted: 6 days ago
Leeds
Interquest - IQ ERP
Salary: £competitive salary range+bonus
Posted: 10 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
EMIS
Salary: From £18,000 to £22,000 per annum depending on level of experience
Posted: 11 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
PlusNet plc
Salary: Excellent company benefits
Posted: 16 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
PlusNet plc
Salary: Competitive + Excellent company benefits
Posted: 16 days ago
Leeds
Interquest - IQ ERP
Salary: £30000 - £60000 per annum + great benefits
Posted: 24 days ago
Leeds
Interquest - IQ ERP
Salary: £30000 - £60000 per annum + great benefits
Posted: 24 days ago
Leeds
OHO Group
Salary: £0 - £45000 per annum, Benefits: Competitive Benefits
Posted: 27 days ago