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

Location
3 months to
27 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Software Engineer
Rank 99 107 74
Rank change year-on-year
+8 -33
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Engineer 76 78 88
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leeds 2.06% 2.13% 3.11%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.11% 2.21% 3.22%
Number of salaries quoted 69 51 76
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
90% offered a salary of more than £31,500 £32,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,500 £60,000 £47,500
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
3605 3530 2730
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leeds 97.51% 96.34% 96.50%
Number of salaries quoted 2905 2834 2208
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £36,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% +4.16%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,635 £24,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% 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 27 March 2015.

Software Engineer Salary Histogram in Leeds

Software Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leeds

For the 6 months to 27 March 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.

1 119 (85.00%) Software Engineering
2 83 (59.29%) C#
3 79 (56.43%) .NET
4 77 (55.00%) SQL Server
5 75 (53.57%) Agile Software Development
6 68 (48.57%) OO
7 64 (45.71%) ASP.NET
8 59 (42.14%) SQL
9 58 (41.43%) Degree
9 58 (41.43%) WPF
10 41 (29.29%) Oracle
11 39 (27.86%) MVC
12 38 (27.14%) Java
13 32 (22.86%) HTML
14 31 (22.14%) WinForms
15 30 (21.43%) TDD
16 25 (17.86%) Enterprise Software
17 24 (17.14%) ASP.NET MVC
17 24 (17.14%) BDD
17 24 (17.14%) XML
18 23 (16.43%) Multithreading
18 23 (16.43%) Silverlight
19 21 (15.00%) HTML5
19 21 (15.00%) Retail
19 21 (15.00%) WCF
20 20 (14.29%) Microsoft
20 20 (14.29%) Android
21 19 (13.57%) Agile Testing
21 19 (13.57%) ASP.NET Web Forms
21 19 (13.57%) UML

Software Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds by Category

For the 6 months to 27 March 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 4 (2.86%) Tomcat
2 2 (1.43%) Apache
2 2 (1.43%) Node.js
3 1 (0.71%) WebLogic
3 1 (0.71%) JBoss
3 1 (0.71%) SharePoint
3 1 (0.71%) WebSphere
3 1 (0.71%) nginx
3 1 (0.71%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 18 (12.86%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (0.71%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 4 (2.86%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (0.71%) Route 53
2 1 (0.71%) Virtual Private Cloud
2 1 (0.71%) Amazon EC2
2 1 (0.71%) Amazon S3
Communications & Networking
1 6 (4.29%) Internet
2 4 (2.86%) TCP/IP
3 3 (2.14%) DNS
3 3 (2.14%) SSL
3 3 (2.14%) DHCP
3 3 (2.14%) SSH
4 1 (0.71%) DVB
4 1 (0.71%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 77 (55.00%) SQL Server
2 17 (12.14%) Big Data
3 8 (5.71%) MySQL
4 7 (5.00%) Relational Database
5 6 (4.29%) MongoDB
6 5 (3.57%) Riak
7 2 (1.43%) RDBMS
7 2 (1.43%) PostgreSQL
8 1 (0.71%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 1 (0.71%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 1 (0.71%) SimpleDB
8 1 (0.71%) NoSQL
8 1 (0.71%) Redis
8 1 (0.71%) Couchbase
8 1 (0.71%) Amazon RDS
Development Applications
1 17 (12.14%) ReSharper
1 17 (12.14%) Moq
1 17 (12.14%) SoapUI
2 12 (8.57%) SpecFlow
2 12 (8.57%) FitNesse
3 7 (5.00%) Git (software)
4 4 (2.86%) Visual Studio
5 3 (2.14%) NUnit
5 3 (2.14%) MSTest
6 2 (1.43%) Subversion
6 2 (1.43%) VSS/SourceSafe
6 2 (1.43%) Eclipse
7 1 (0.71%) MorphX
7 1 (0.71%) TeamCity
7 1 (0.71%) Selenium
7 1 (0.71%) JUnit
7 1 (0.71%) Team Foundation Server
7 1 (0.71%) WebDriver
7 1 (0.71%) Jenkins
7 1 (0.71%) Cucumber
General
1 21 (15.00%) Retail
2 18 (12.86%) Finance
3 17 (12.14%) Pharmaceutical
4 2 (1.43%) Telecoms
5 1 (0.71%) Law
5 1 (0.71%) Legal
5 1 (0.71%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 79 (56.43%) .NET
2 64 (45.71%) ASP.NET
3 58 (41.43%) WPF
4 32 (22.86%) HTML
5 31 (22.14%) WinForms
6 24 (17.14%) XML
6 24 (17.14%) ASP.NET MVC
7 23 (16.43%) Silverlight
8 21 (15.00%) WCF
8 21 (15.00%) HTML5
9 19 (13.57%) .NET Framework
9 19 (13.57%) ASP.NET Web Forms
10 17 (12.14%) Hibernate
10 17 (12.14%) Spring
11 16 (11.43%) Java EE
11 16 (11.43%) Spring MVC
11 16 (11.43%) REST
12 12 (8.57%) CSS
12 12 (8.57%) Gherkin
13 9 (6.43%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 25 (17.86%) Enterprise Software
2 8 (5.71%) Open Source
3 5 (3.57%) Computer Science
3 5 (3.57%) User Experience
4 4 (2.86%) Client/Server
5 3 (2.14%) Mathematics
6 2 (1.43%) RIA
6 2 (1.43%) GIS
7 1 (0.71%) STB
7 1 (0.71%) DTV
7 1 (0.71%) iPhone
Operating Systems
1 20 (14.29%) Android
2 17 (12.14%) Apple iOS
3 16 (11.43%) Linux
4 6 (4.29%) Mac OS X
5 4 (2.86%) UNIX
6 3 (2.14%) Windows
7 1 (0.71%) Embedded Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 119 (85.00%) Software Engineering
2 75 (53.57%) Agile Software Development
3 68 (48.57%) OO
4 39 (27.86%) MVC
5 30 (21.43%) TDD
6 24 (17.14%) BDD
7 23 (16.43%) Multithreading
8 19 (13.57%) Agile Testing
8 19 (13.57%) Automated Testing
8 19 (13.57%) UML
9 18 (12.86%) Android Development
10 17 (12.14%) Analytics
10 17 (12.14%) Business Intelligence
10 17 (12.14%) Software Testing
11 16 (11.43%) OOA/OOD
12 12 (8.57%) Scrum
12 12 (8.57%) Unit Testing
12 12 (8.57%) User Stories
12 12 (8.57%) Test Automation
12 12 (8.57%) Line Management
Programming Languages
1 83 (59.29%) C#
2 59 (42.14%) SQL
3 38 (27.14%) Java
4 19 (13.57%) JavaScript
5 12 (8.57%) Python
6 11 (7.86%) PHP
6 11 (7.86%) C++
7 5 (3.57%) Ruby
8 3 (2.14%) Bash Shell
9 2 (1.43%) VB
10 1 (0.71%) C
10 1 (0.71%) X++
10 1 (0.71%) Erlang
Qualifications
1 58 (41.43%) Degree
2 4 (2.86%) ISEB
3 1 (0.71%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (5.71%) QA
System Software
1 17 (12.14%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 1 (0.71%) MOM
1 1 (0.71%) Puppet
1 1 (0.71%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (0.71%) HAProxy
1 1 (0.71%) Salt
Vendors
1 41 (29.29%) Oracle
2 20 (14.29%) Microsoft
3 17 (12.14%) Apple
4 1 (0.71%) LexisNexis
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