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

Location
3 months to
1 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Software Engineer
Rank 77 111 84
Rank change year-on-year
+34 -27
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Engineer 99 71 75
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leeds 2.85% 1.92% 2.70%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.93% 1.98% 2.80%
Number of salaries quoted 89 50 62
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +2.56%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £35,000 £26,600
10% offered a salary of more than £48,200 £55,000 £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
3376 3586 2678
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leeds 97.21% 96.89% 96.50%
Number of salaries quoted 2661 2895 2174
Average salary £40,000 £38,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.89% +10.00%
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 1 May 2015.

Software Engineer Salary Histogram in Leeds

Software Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leeds

For the 6 months to 1 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.

1 140 (83.83%) Software Engineering
2 97 (58.08%) Agile Software Development
3 96 (57.49%) C#
4 82 (49.10%) .NET
5 80 (47.90%) SQL
6 77 (46.11%) SQL Server
7 68 (40.72%) OO
8 64 (38.32%) ASP.NET
9 57 (34.13%) Degree
10 56 (33.53%) Java
11 51 (30.54%) WPF
12 38 (22.75%) TDD
13 36 (21.56%) Oracle
14 34 (20.36%) HTML
15 32 (19.16%) WinForms
16 31 (18.56%) MVC
17 29 (17.37%) Enterprise Software
17 29 (17.37%) Concurrent Programming
18 28 (16.77%) HTML5
19 27 (16.17%) Retail
20 26 (15.57%) Finance
20 26 (15.57%) XML
21 25 (14.97%) BDD
21 25 (14.97%) Agile Testing
22 23 (13.77%) Pharmaceutical
22 23 (13.77%) Apple iOS
22 23 (13.77%) Android
23 22 (13.17%) Multithreading
24 21 (12.57%) Automated Testing
24 21 (12.57%) Software Testing

Software Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds by Category

For the 6 months to 1 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 3 (1.80%) Tomcat
1 3 (1.80%) Node.js
2 2 (1.20%) SharePoint
3 1 (0.60%) WebSphere
3 1 (0.60%) JBoss
3 1 (0.60%) Apache
3 1 (0.60%) WebLogic
3 1 (0.60%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 18 (10.78%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (0.60%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 4 (2.40%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 8 (4.79%) Internet
2 4 (2.40%) TCP/IP
3 3 (1.80%) SSH
3 3 (1.80%) DNS
3 3 (1.80%) SSL
3 3 (1.80%) DHCP
4 1 (0.60%) DVB
4 1 (0.60%) Intranet
4 1 (0.60%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 77 (46.11%) SQL Server
2 17 (10.18%) Big Data
3 11 (6.59%) MySQL
4 8 (4.79%) MongoDB
5 6 (3.59%) Relational Database
6 5 (2.99%) Riak
7 3 (1.80%) CouchDB
8 2 (1.20%) PostgreSQL
8 2 (1.20%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 1 (0.60%) RDBMS
9 1 (0.60%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 1 (0.60%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 17 (10.18%) ReSharper
1 17 (10.18%) SoapUI
1 17 (10.18%) Moq
2 12 (7.19%) SpecFlow
2 12 (7.19%) FitNesse
3 9 (5.39%) NUnit
3 9 (5.39%) Git (software)
4 8 (4.79%) MSTest
4 8 (4.79%) Visual Studio
5 3 (1.80%) Subversion
6 2 (1.20%) VSS/SourceSafe
6 2 (1.20%) Eclipse
7 1 (0.60%) MorphX
7 1 (0.60%) JUnit
7 1 (0.60%) Jenkins
7 1 (0.60%) TeamCity
7 1 (0.60%) Selenium
7 1 (0.60%) WebDriver
7 1 (0.60%) Team Foundation Server
7 1 (0.60%) Hudson
General
1 27 (16.17%) Retail
2 26 (15.57%) Finance
3 23 (13.77%) Pharmaceutical
4 1 (0.60%) Marketing
4 1 (0.60%) Telecoms
4 1 (0.60%) Law
4 1 (0.60%) Legal
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 82 (49.10%) .NET
2 64 (38.32%) ASP.NET
3 51 (30.54%) WPF
4 34 (20.36%) HTML
5 32 (19.16%) WinForms
6 28 (16.77%) HTML5
7 26 (15.57%) XML
8 19 (11.38%) .NET Framework
9 18 (10.78%) ASP.NET MVC
9 18 (10.78%) ASP.NET Web Forms
10 17 (10.18%) WCF
10 17 (10.18%) Silverlight
11 16 (9.58%) J2EE
12 14 (8.38%) Spring
12 14 (8.38%) Hibernate
12 14 (8.38%) REST
13 13 (7.78%) Java EE
14 12 (7.19%) Gherkin
15 11 (6.59%) Spring MVC
16 10 (5.99%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 29 (17.37%) Enterprise Software
2 17 (10.18%) Private Cloud
3 11 (6.59%) Open Source
4 9 (5.39%) Computer Science
5 6 (3.59%) NHS
6 4 (2.40%) User Experience
6 4 (2.40%) Client/Server
7 3 (1.80%) Mobile App
7 3 (1.80%) Mathematics
7 3 (1.80%) RIA
8 1 (0.60%) STB
8 1 (0.60%) Management Information System
8 1 (0.60%) GIS
8 1 (0.60%) DTV
8 1 (0.60%) iPhone
Operating Systems
1 23 (13.77%) Apple iOS
1 23 (13.77%) Android
2 19 (11.38%) Linux
3 9 (5.39%) UNIX
4 7 (4.19%) Windows
4 7 (4.19%) Mac OS X
5 3 (1.80%) Windows Mobile
6 1 (0.60%) Embedded Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 140 (83.83%) Software Engineering
2 97 (58.08%) Agile Software Development
3 68 (40.72%) OO
4 38 (22.75%) TDD
5 31 (18.56%) MVC
6 29 (17.37%) Concurrent Programming
7 25 (14.97%) BDD
7 25 (14.97%) Agile Testing
8 22 (13.17%) Multithreading
9 21 (12.57%) Automated Testing
9 21 (12.57%) Software Testing
10 19 (11.38%) Scrum
11 18 (10.78%) Test Automation
11 18 (10.78%) Unit Testing
11 18 (10.78%) Android Development
12 17 (10.18%) Mentoring
12 17 (10.18%) Coaching
12 17 (10.18%) Analytics
12 17 (10.18%) Business Intelligence
13 14 (8.38%) UML
Programming Languages
1 96 (57.49%) C#
2 80 (47.90%) SQL
3 56 (33.53%) Java
4 21 (12.57%) C++
5 19 (11.38%) JavaScript
5 19 (11.38%) PHP
6 11 (6.59%) Python
7 5 (2.99%) Ruby
8 4 (2.40%) VB
8 4 (2.40%) C
9 2 (1.20%) Bash Shell
9 2 (1.20%) VB.NET
9 2 (1.20%) VBScript
9 2 (1.20%) VB6
10 1 (0.60%) X++
10 1 (0.60%) T-SQL
10 1 (0.60%) Erlang
Qualifications
1 57 (34.13%) Degree
2 9 (5.39%) ISEB
3 1 (0.60%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (4.79%) QA
System Software
1 17 (10.18%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 1 (0.60%) MOM
Vendors
1 36 (21.56%) Oracle
2 20 (11.98%) Microsoft
3 17 (10.18%) Apple
4 3 (1.80%) Xamarin
5 1 (0.60%) LexisNexis
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