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

Location
3 months to
27 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Software Engineer
Rank 53 120 95
Rank change year-on-year
+67 -25
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Engineer 161 69 63
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leeds 4.68% 1.84% 2.38%
As % of the Job Titles category 4.91% 1.91% 2.49%
Number of salaries quoted 112 64 44
Average salary £45,000 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.50% -
90% offered a salary of more than £37,600 £28,500 £30,750
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
3281 3614 2533
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leeds 95.35% 96.58% 95.58%
Number of salaries quoted 2613 2793 1963
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £23,500 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.56%

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 August 2015.

Software Engineer Salary Histogram in Leeds

Software Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leeds

For the 6 months to 27 August 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.

1 251 (89.64%) Software Engineering
2 173 (61.79%) Agile Software Development
3 143 (51.07%) C#
4 142 (50.71%) SQL
5 140 (50.00%) Java
6 119 (42.50%) .NET
7 92 (32.86%) ASP.NET
8 75 (26.79%) Continuous Integration
9 74 (26.43%) SDLC
10 69 (24.64%) OO
11 66 (23.57%) HTML
12 64 (22.86%) SQL Server
13 62 (22.14%) C++
14 61 (21.79%) TDD
15 60 (21.43%) WPF
15 60 (21.43%) Degree
16 56 (20.00%) Scrum
17 51 (18.21%) HTML5
18 50 (17.86%) Retail
19 49 (17.50%) Pharmaceutical
19 49 (17.50%) NHS
20 48 (17.14%) PHP
21 43 (15.36%) J2EE
22 40 (14.29%) Oracle
22 40 (14.29%) Finance
22 40 (14.29%) Enterprise Software
23 38 (13.57%) Apache Flex
24 37 (13.21%) JavaScript
24 37 (13.21%) Linux
25 36 (12.86%) Integration Testing

Software Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds by Category

For the 6 months to 27 August 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 10 (3.57%) Apache
1 10 (3.57%) Node.js
2 4 (1.43%) OpenStack
3 3 (1.07%) IIS
3 3 (1.07%) CMS
4 2 (0.71%) SharePoint
4 2 (0.71%) Apache Pig
5 1 (0.36%) SAS
Applications
1 4 (1.43%) MS Office
1 4 (1.43%) MS Excel
2 2 (0.71%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (0.36%) SAP Oil and Gas
Communications & Networking
1 8 (2.86%) Internet
2 4 (1.43%) TCP/IP
2 4 (1.43%) SSL
3 1 (0.36%) Intranet
3 1 (0.36%) DVB
3 1 (0.36%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 64 (22.86%) SQL Server
2 29 (10.36%) MySQL
3 18 (6.43%) MongoDB
4 16 (5.71%) CouchDB
5 7 (2.50%) NoSQL
6 6 (2.14%) Hadoop
7 4 (1.43%) Riak
8 2 (0.71%) Relational Database
8 2 (0.71%) Apache Hive
9 1 (0.36%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 1 (0.36%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 33 (11.79%) NUnit
2 32 (11.43%) MSTest
3 24 (8.57%) Git (software)
4 22 (7.86%) Visual Studio
5 19 (6.79%) Subversion
6 16 (5.71%) Mercurial
7 13 (4.64%) Team Foundation Server
8 2 (0.71%) VSS/SourceSafe
8 2 (0.71%) Selenium
8 2 (0.71%) TeamCity
8 2 (0.71%) Jenkins
8 2 (0.71%) Cucumber
8 2 (0.71%) Hudson
9 1 (0.36%) Behat
9 1 (0.36%) JUnit
9 1 (0.36%) WebDriver
9 1 (0.36%) PowerBuilder
General
1 50 (17.86%) Retail
2 49 (17.50%) Pharmaceutical
3 40 (14.29%) Finance
4 8 (2.86%) Electronics
5 3 (1.07%) Manufacturing
6 2 (0.71%) Marketing
7 1 (0.36%) Games
7 1 (0.36%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 119 (42.50%) .NET
2 92 (32.86%) ASP.NET
3 66 (23.57%) HTML
4 60 (21.43%) WPF
5 51 (18.21%) HTML5
6 43 (15.36%) J2EE
7 38 (13.57%) Apache Flex
8 32 (11.43%) WinForms
9 27 (9.64%) XML
10 26 (9.29%) RESTful
11 24 (8.57%) Middleware
11 24 (8.57%) CSS
12 22 (7.86%) Web Services
12 22 (7.86%) Silverlight
13 20 (7.14%) Spring
13 20 (7.14%) Java EE
14 18 (6.43%) Hibernate
15 17 (6.07%) jQuery
16 16 (5.71%) .NET Framework
16 16 (5.71%) Symfony
Miscellaneous
1 49 (17.50%) NHS
2 40 (14.29%) Enterprise Software
3 19 (6.79%) Computer Science
4 9 (3.21%) Mobile App
4 9 (3.21%) DTV
5 8 (2.86%) STB
6 7 (2.50%) RIA
7 5 (1.79%) Data Structures
7 5 (1.79%) Algorithms
8 4 (1.43%) N-Tier
9 3 (1.07%) User Experience
10 2 (0.71%) Mathematics
11 1 (0.36%) Online Games
11 1 (0.36%) Client/Server
11 1 (0.36%) W3C
11 1 (0.36%) Statistics
11 1 (0.36%) GIS
11 1 (0.36%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 37 (13.21%) Linux
2 29 (10.36%) Android
2 29 (10.36%) Apple iOS
3 21 (7.50%) UNIX
4 17 (6.07%) Windows
5 8 (2.86%) Windows Mobile
5 8 (2.86%) Embedded Linux
6 4 (1.43%) Mac OS X
7 2 (0.71%) CentOS
7 2 (0.71%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 251 (89.64%) Software Engineering
2 173 (61.79%) Agile Software Development
3 75 (26.79%) Continuous Integration
4 74 (26.43%) SDLC
5 69 (24.64%) OO
6 61 (21.79%) TDD
7 56 (20.00%) Scrum
8 36 (12.86%) Integration Testing
9 34 (12.14%) Automated Testing
10 33 (11.79%) Agile Testing
11 30 (10.71%) Unit Testing
12 26 (9.29%) Test Automation
12 26 (9.29%) BDD
12 26 (9.29%) Mentoring
13 25 (8.93%) Coaching
14 22 (7.86%) Load Testing
14 22 (7.86%) Test Scripting
14 22 (7.86%) Software Testing
15 21 (7.50%) MVC
16 20 (7.14%) Kanban
Programming Languages
1 143 (51.07%) C#
2 142 (50.71%) SQL
3 140 (50.00%) Java
4 62 (22.14%) C++
5 48 (17.14%) PHP
6 37 (13.21%) JavaScript
7 32 (11.43%) C
8 13 (4.64%) VB
8 13 (4.64%) T-SQL
9 12 (4.29%) PL/SQL
10 11 (3.93%) VB6
11 10 (3.57%) Python
12 9 (3.21%) Ruby
13 7 (2.50%) Perl
14 6 (2.14%) VB.NET
14 6 (2.14%) Bash Shell
15 5 (1.79%) VBScript
16 2 (0.71%) Groovy
16 2 (0.71%) Scala
17 1 (0.36%) R
Qualifications
1 60 (21.43%) Degree
2 15 (5.36%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (1.43%) QA
System Software
1 4 (1.43%) VMware Infrastructure
1 4 (1.43%) KVM
2 2 (0.71%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 3 (1.07%) Opscode Chef
2 2 (0.71%) Graphite
2 2 (0.71%) Rundeck
3 1 (0.36%) Salt
Vendors
1 40 (14.29%) Oracle
2 15 (5.36%) Xamarin
3 8 (2.86%) Microsoft
4 4 (1.43%) NetApp
4 4 (1.43%) VMware
5 2 (0.71%) Atmel
5 2 (0.71%) Splunk
5 2 (0.71%) Red Hat
5 2 (0.71%) EMC
6 1 (0.36%) Sybase
6 1 (0.36%) SAP
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Techsearch Technology
Salary: From £25,000 to £40,000 per annum plus excellent benefits
Posted: 15 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Hotfoot Recruitment
Salary: Up to £45,000 per annum
Posted: 19 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Hotfoot Recruitment
Salary: Up to £45,000 per annum
Posted: 19 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Searchability
Salary: £25000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Hotfoot Recruitment
Salary: Up to £45,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
The Bridge Ltd
Salary: Up to £55,000 per annum plus benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
The Bridge Ltd
Salary: Up to £55,000 per annum plus benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum + Pension, Flexitime, 25 days
Posted: 6 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Spring Technology
Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Leeds
Kainos
Salary: £36,000 - £56,000 per year
Posted: 6 days ago
Leeds
EE
Salary: Competitive + Benefits
Posted: 21 days ago