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 31 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Software Engineer
Rank 50 131 85
Rank change year-on-year
+81 -46
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Engineer 164 62 63
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leeds 4.70% 1.68% 2.46%
As % of the Job Titles category 4.90% 1.73% 2.57%
Number of salaries quoted 108 56 45
Average salary £45,000 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.50% -
90% offered a salary of more than £37,750 £28,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £45,000 £42,500
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
3344 3579 2452
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leeds 95.82% 97.23% 95.86%
Number of salaries quoted 2639 2826 1869
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% +14.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £24,500 £24,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £52,500 £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 31 July 2015.

Software Engineer Salary Histogram in Leeds

Software Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leeds

For the 6 months to 31 July 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.

1 227 (87.64%) Software Engineering
2 168 (64.86%) Agile Software Development
3 136 (52.51%) C#
4 135 (52.12%) SQL
5 118 (45.56%) Java
6 112 (43.24%) .NET
7 85 (32.82%) ASP.NET
8 71 (27.41%) OO
9 65 (25.10%) SQL Server
10 64 (24.71%) SDLC
11 62 (23.94%) TDD
12 60 (23.17%) Degree
13 59 (22.78%) Continuous Integration
14 58 (22.39%) HTML
15 52 (20.08%) C++
16 50 (19.31%) WPF
17 49 (18.92%) Retail
18 48 (18.53%) Scrum
19 47 (18.15%) PHP
19 47 (18.15%) HTML5
20 45 (17.37%) NHS
20 45 (17.37%) Pharmaceutical
21 43 (16.60%) Oracle
22 41 (15.83%) Finance
23 39 (15.06%) J2EE
23 39 (15.06%) Enterprise Software
24 38 (14.67%) WinForms
25 36 (13.90%) Integration Testing
26 35 (13.51%) Agile Testing
26 35 (13.51%) JavaScript

Software Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 11 (4.25%) Node.js
2 9 (3.47%) Apache
3 3 (1.16%) IIS
3 3 (1.16%) CMS
4 2 (0.77%) Apache Pig
4 2 (0.77%) SharePoint
5 1 (0.39%) SAS
5 1 (0.39%) Tomcat
Applications
1 2 (0.77%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (0.39%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.39%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 8 (3.09%) Internet
2 1 (0.39%) DVB
2 1 (0.39%) Network Security
2 1 (0.39%) HTTP
2 1 (0.39%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 65 (25.10%) SQL Server
2 30 (11.58%) MySQL
3 19 (7.34%) MongoDB
4 14 (5.41%) CouchDB
5 7 (2.70%) Riak
5 7 (2.70%) Relational Database
6 6 (2.32%) Hadoop
7 3 (1.16%) NoSQL
8 2 (0.77%) Apache Hive
9 1 (0.39%) RDBMS
9 1 (0.39%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 1 (0.39%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 25 (9.65%) NUnit
2 24 (9.27%) MSTest
3 20 (7.72%) Git (software)
4 15 (5.79%) Visual Studio
5 12 (4.63%) Subversion
6 9 (3.47%) Team Foundation Server
7 8 (3.09%) Mercurial
8 3 (1.16%) TeamCity
8 3 (1.16%) Hudson
8 3 (1.16%) Jenkins
9 2 (0.77%) Cucumber
9 2 (0.77%) Selenium
9 2 (0.77%) VSS/SourceSafe
10 1 (0.39%) PowerBuilder
10 1 (0.39%) WebDriver
10 1 (0.39%) JUnit
10 1 (0.39%) Behat
General
1 49 (18.92%) Retail
2 45 (17.37%) Pharmaceutical
3 41 (15.83%) Finance
4 6 (2.32%) Electronics
5 2 (0.77%) Telecoms
6 1 (0.39%) Manufacturing
6 1 (0.39%) Games
6 1 (0.39%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 112 (43.24%) .NET
2 85 (32.82%) ASP.NET
3 58 (22.39%) HTML
4 50 (19.31%) WPF
5 47 (18.15%) HTML5
6 39 (15.06%) J2EE
7 38 (14.67%) WinForms
8 34 (13.13%) Apache Flex
9 24 (9.27%) XML
10 20 (7.72%) Middleware
10 20 (7.72%) CSS
10 20 (7.72%) RESTful
11 19 (7.34%) Web Services
11 19 (7.34%) Spring
11 19 (7.34%) .NET Framework
11 19 (7.34%) Java EE
12 18 (6.95%) ASP.NET Web Forms
13 17 (6.56%) Hibernate
14 16 (6.18%) jQuery
15 15 (5.79%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 45 (17.37%) NHS
2 39 (15.06%) Enterprise Software
3 19 (7.34%) Computer Science
4 9 (3.47%) Mobile App
5 7 (2.70%) RIA
5 7 (2.70%) DTV
6 6 (2.32%) STB
7 2 (0.77%) N-Tier
7 2 (0.77%) User Experience
7 2 (0.77%) Mathematics
8 1 (0.39%) Data Structures
8 1 (0.39%) Algorithms
8 1 (0.39%) Online Games
8 1 (0.39%) iPhone
8 1 (0.39%) Client/Server
8 1 (0.39%) W3C
8 1 (0.39%) Statistics
8 1 (0.39%) GIS
8 1 (0.39%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 34 (13.13%) Linux
2 24 (9.27%) Android
3 23 (8.88%) Apple iOS
4 18 (6.95%) UNIX
5 12 (4.63%) Windows
6 8 (3.09%) Windows Mobile
7 7 (2.70%) Mac OS X
8 6 (2.32%) Embedded Linux
9 2 (0.77%) CentOS
9 2 (0.77%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 227 (87.64%) Software Engineering
2 168 (64.86%) Agile Software Development
3 71 (27.41%) OO
4 64 (24.71%) SDLC
5 62 (23.94%) TDD
6 59 (22.78%) Continuous Integration
7 48 (18.53%) Scrum
8 36 (13.90%) Integration Testing
9 35 (13.51%) Agile Testing
10 30 (11.58%) Unit Testing
10 30 (11.58%) Mentoring
11 28 (10.81%) BDD
12 26 (10.04%) Test Automation
13 25 (9.65%) Coaching
14 24 (9.27%) Automated Testing
15 22 (8.49%) Software Testing
15 22 (8.49%) Load Testing
15 22 (8.49%) Open Source
16 20 (7.72%) Kanban
16 20 (7.72%) Concurrent Programming
Programming Languages
1 136 (52.51%) C#
2 135 (52.12%) SQL
3 118 (45.56%) Java
4 52 (20.08%) C++
5 47 (18.15%) PHP
6 35 (13.51%) JavaScript
7 22 (8.49%) C
8 14 (5.41%) Python
9 10 (3.86%) Ruby
10 7 (2.70%) VB6
10 7 (2.70%) VB
10 7 (2.70%) T-SQL
11 6 (2.32%) PL/SQL
11 6 (2.32%) VB.NET
12 5 (1.93%) VBScript
13 3 (1.16%) Perl
13 3 (1.16%) Bash Shell
14 2 (0.77%) Groovy
14 2 (0.77%) Scala
15 1 (0.39%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 60 (23.17%) Degree
2 15 (5.79%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (1.16%) QA
Systems Management
1 3 (1.16%) Opscode Chef
2 2 (0.77%) Graphite
2 2 (0.77%) Rundeck
3 1 (0.39%) Salt
Vendors
1 43 (16.60%) Oracle
2 13 (5.02%) Xamarin
3 6 (2.32%) Microsoft
4 2 (0.77%) Red Hat
4 2 (0.77%) Splunk
5 1 (0.39%) Sybase
5 1 (0.39%) SAP
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