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

Location
3 months to
27 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Software Engineer
Rank 104 101 75
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -26
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Engineer 77 73 88
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leeds 2.11% 2.15% 3.07%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.15% 2.23% 3.18%
Number of salaries quoted 70 46 81
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
90% offered a salary of more than £32,400 £31,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,750 £60,000 £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
3576 3269 2770
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leeds 97.81% 96.29% 96.68%
Number of salaries quoted 2894 2557 2293
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 £26,000 £23,700 £25,000
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 February 2015.

Software Engineer Salary Histogram in Leeds

Software Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leeds

For the 6 months to 27 February 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.

1 127 (88.81%) Software Engineering
2 91 (63.64%) .NET
3 89 (62.24%) C#
4 84 (58.74%) SQL Server
5 71 (49.65%) OO
5 71 (49.65%) WPF
6 70 (48.95%) ASP.NET
7 67 (46.85%) Agile Software Development
8 59 (41.26%) Degree
8 59 (41.26%) SQL
9 44 (30.77%) Oracle
9 44 (30.77%) MVC
10 41 (28.67%) HTML
11 33 (23.08%) Silverlight
12 31 (21.68%) Java
12 31 (21.68%) WinForms
13 30 (20.98%) ASP.NET MVC
14 28 (19.58%) BDD
15 27 (18.88%) TDD
16 26 (18.18%) .NET Framework
16 26 (18.18%) JavaScript
16 26 (18.18%) Android
17 25 (17.48%) Multithreading
17 25 (17.48%) WCF
17 25 (17.48%) Enterprise Software
18 23 (16.08%) XML
18 23 (16.08%) Android Development
19 21 (14.69%) Hibernate
19 21 (14.69%) Java EE
19 21 (14.69%) Spring

Software Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds by Category

For the 6 months to 27 February 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 7 (4.90%) Apache
2 4 (2.80%) Tomcat
3 2 (1.40%) Node.js
4 1 (0.70%) WebLogic
4 1 (0.70%) JBoss
4 1 (0.70%) SharePoint
4 1 (0.70%) WebSphere
4 1 (0.70%) nginx
4 1 (0.70%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 18 (12.59%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (0.70%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 4 (2.80%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (0.70%) SaaS
2 1 (0.70%) Route 53
2 1 (0.70%) Force.com
2 1 (0.70%) Amazon EC2
2 1 (0.70%) Amazon S3
Communications & Networking
1 5 (3.50%) Internet
2 4 (2.80%) TCP/IP
3 3 (2.10%) DNS
3 3 (2.10%) SSL
3 3 (2.10%) DHCP
3 3 (2.10%) SSH
4 1 (0.70%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 84 (58.74%) SQL Server
2 17 (11.89%) Big Data
3 10 (6.99%) MySQL
4 8 (5.59%) Relational Database
5 6 (4.20%) PostgreSQL
6 4 (2.80%) MongoDB
7 3 (2.10%) Riak
8 2 (1.40%) RDBMS
9 1 (0.70%) NoSQL
9 1 (0.70%) Redis
9 1 (0.70%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 1 (0.70%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 1 (0.70%) SimpleDB
9 1 (0.70%) Couchbase
9 1 (0.70%) Amazon RDS
Development Applications
1 17 (11.89%) ReSharper
1 17 (11.89%) Moq
1 17 (11.89%) SoapUI
2 12 (8.39%) SpecFlow
2 12 (8.39%) FitNesse
3 7 (4.90%) Subversion
4 5 (3.50%) Visual Studio
5 4 (2.80%) Git (software)
6 3 (2.10%) Team Foundation Server
6 3 (2.10%) VSS/SourceSafe
7 2 (1.40%) Eclipse
8 1 (0.70%) MorphX
8 1 (0.70%) TeamCity
8 1 (0.70%) Selenium
8 1 (0.70%) WebDriver
8 1 (0.70%) PHPUnit
8 1 (0.70%) Jenkins
8 1 (0.70%) Cucumber
8 1 (0.70%) Hudson
8 1 (0.70%) JUnit
General
1 20 (13.99%) Retail
2 17 (11.89%) Pharmaceutical
3 14 (9.79%) Finance
4 2 (1.40%) Telecoms
5 1 (0.70%) Law
5 1 (0.70%) Legal
5 1 (0.70%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 91 (63.64%) .NET
2 71 (49.65%) WPF
3 70 (48.95%) ASP.NET
4 41 (28.67%) HTML
5 33 (23.08%) Silverlight
6 31 (21.68%) WinForms
7 30 (20.98%) ASP.NET MVC
8 26 (18.18%) .NET Framework
9 25 (17.48%) WCF
10 23 (16.08%) XML
11 21 (14.69%) Hibernate
11 21 (14.69%) CSS
11 21 (14.69%) HTML5
11 21 (14.69%) Java EE
11 21 (14.69%) Spring
11 21 (14.69%) ASP.NET Web Forms
12 19 (13.29%) Spring MVC
12 19 (13.29%) REST
13 12 (8.39%) Gherkin
14 10 (6.99%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 25 (17.48%) Enterprise Software
2 9 (6.29%) Open Source
3 5 (3.50%) User Experience
3 5 (3.50%) Computer Science
4 4 (2.80%) Client/Server
5 2 (1.40%) GIS
5 2 (1.40%) Mathematics
6 1 (0.70%) RIA
6 1 (0.70%) iPhone
Operating Systems
1 26 (18.18%) Android
2 17 (11.89%) Apple iOS
3 16 (11.19%) Linux
4 3 (2.10%) Mac OS X
4 3 (2.10%) Windows
5 1 (0.70%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 127 (88.81%) Software Engineering
2 71 (49.65%) OO
3 67 (46.85%) Agile Software Development
4 44 (30.77%) MVC
5 28 (19.58%) BDD
6 27 (18.88%) TDD
7 25 (17.48%) Multithreading
8 23 (16.08%) Android Development
9 21 (14.69%) UML
10 19 (13.29%) OOA/OOD
10 19 (13.29%) Automated Testing
10 19 (13.29%) Agile Testing
11 17 (11.89%) Analytics
11 17 (11.89%) Software Testing
11 17 (11.89%) Business Intelligence
12 12 (8.39%) Scrum
12 12 (8.39%) User Stories
12 12 (8.39%) Line Management
12 12 (8.39%) Coaching
13 9 (6.29%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 89 (62.24%) C#
2 59 (41.26%) SQL
3 31 (21.68%) Java
4 26 (18.18%) JavaScript
5 12 (8.39%) PHP
6 9 (6.29%) Python
7 5 (3.50%) PHP5
8 4 (2.80%) C++
9 3 (2.10%) Ruby
10 2 (1.40%) Bash Shell
10 2 (1.40%) VB
11 1 (0.70%) Shell Script
11 1 (0.70%) X++
11 1 (0.70%) Erlang
Qualifications
1 59 (41.26%) Degree
2 4 (2.80%) VCP4
3 1 (0.70%) ISEB
3 1 (0.70%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (4.90%) QA
System Software
1 17 (11.89%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 1 (0.70%) MOM
1 1 (0.70%) Puppet
1 1 (0.70%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (0.70%) HAProxy
1 1 (0.70%) Salt
Vendors
1 44 (30.77%) Oracle
2 19 (13.29%) Microsoft
3 17 (11.89%) Apple
4 1 (0.70%) Tableau
4 1 (0.70%) LexisNexis
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