The table below looks at the statistics for Software Engineering skills in IT jobs advertised for the Leeds region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Software Engineering over the 3 months to 30 April 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
30 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Software Engineering
Rank 26 48 78
Rank change year-on-year
+22 +30
Permanent jobs citing Software Engineering 236 174 128
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leeds 7.34% 4.98% 3.44%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 8.11% 5.59% 3.86%
Number of salaries quoted 193 145 127
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% -
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £31,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £50,600 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £44,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+10.00% -
Software Engineering
West Yorkshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in permanent jobs advertised in the Leeds region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Leeds
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
2910 3112 3316
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leeds 90.46% 89.12% 89.12%
Number of salaries quoted 2315 2422 2666
Average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £44,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+2.27% +3.52%

Software Engineering
Jobs Demand Trend in Leeds

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Software Engineering across the Leeds region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Software Engineering Jobs Demand Trend in Leeds

Software Engineering
Salary Trend in Leeds

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Software Engineering across the Leeds region.

Software Engineering Salary Trend in Leeds

Software Engineering
Salary Histogram in Leeds

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Software Engineering across the Leeds region over the 3 months to 30 April 2016.

Software Engineering Salary Histogram in Leeds

Software Engineering
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leeds

For the 6 months to 30 April 2016, IT jobs across the Leeds region citing Software Engineering also 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 that cited Software Engineering.

1 299 (62.03%) Agile Software Development
2 226 (46.89%) Java
3 204 (42.32%) JavaScript
4 152 (31.54%) SQL
5 140 (29.05%) .NET
6 126 (26.14%) C#
7 122 (25.31%) HTML
8 113 (23.44%) OO
9 106 (21.99%) TDD
10 102 (21.16%) Scrum
11 94 (19.50%) CSS
11 94 (19.50%) Web Services
12 93 (19.29%) Continuous Integration
13 90 (18.67%) Degree
14 88 (18.26%) Spring
14 88 (18.26%) MySQL
15 83 (17.22%) PHP
16 82 (17.01%) SQL Server
17 77 (15.98%) Node.js
18 74 (15.35%) Hibernate
19 71 (14.73%) ASP.NET
20 67 (13.90%) AngularJS
21 65 (13.49%) REST
22 64 (13.28%) XML
23 63 (13.07%) MongoDB
24 59 (12.24%) Oracle
25 56 (11.62%) Android
25 56 (11.62%) Git (software)
26 55 (11.41%) MVC
27 54 (11.20%) RESTful

Software Engineering
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds by Category

For the 6 months to 30 April 2016, IT jobs across the Leeds region citing Software Engineering also 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 that cited Software Engineering. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 77 (15.98%) Node.js
2 30 (6.22%) Apache
3 16 (3.32%) OpenEdge
4 13 (2.70%) Tomcat
5 8 (1.66%) SharePoint
6 4 (0.83%) NServiceBus
7 3 (0.62%) Confluence
8 1 (0.21%) Adobe Experience Manager
8 1 (0.21%) Elasticsearch
8 1 (0.21%) GlassFish
8 1 (0.21%) JBoss
8 1 (0.21%) Umbraco
Applications
1 8 (1.66%) Adobe Creative Suite
2 4 (0.83%) MS Excel
3 1 (0.21%) SOLIDWORKS
Business Applications
1 9 (1.87%) Lorenzo
2 8 (1.66%) Dynamics GP
3 5 (1.04%) Dynamics CRM
4 2 (0.41%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 21 (4.36%) GitHub
2 20 (4.15%) Amazon AWS
3 16 (3.32%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (0.21%) PaaS
4 1 (0.21%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (1.24%) Internet
2 3 (0.62%) Bluetooth
2 3 (0.62%) Ethernet
2 3 (0.62%) Wireless
2 3 (0.62%) ZigBee
3 2 (0.41%) HTTP
3 2 (0.41%) HTTPS
3 2 (0.41%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 88 (18.26%) MySQL
2 82 (17.01%) SQL Server
3 63 (13.07%) MongoDB
4 52 (10.79%) NoSQL
5 41 (8.51%) Redis
6 20 (4.15%) Big Data
7 18 (3.73%) Relational Database
8 14 (2.90%) SQL Server 2012
9 11 (2.28%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 10 (2.07%) Hadoop
10 10 (2.07%) Neo4j
10 10 (2.07%) Pentaho
10 10 (2.07%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 9 (1.87%) SQL Server 2008
12 8 (1.66%) SQL Server 2014
13 5 (1.04%) Data Warehouse
13 5 (1.04%) PostgreSQL
14 4 (0.83%) Apache Cassandra
14 4 (0.83%) RDBMS
15 3 (0.62%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 56 (11.62%) Git (software)
2 33 (6.85%) Jenkins
3 31 (6.43%) Subversion
4 29 (6.02%) Mercurial
5 26 (5.39%) NUnit
5 26 (5.39%) Team Foundation Server
6 25 (5.19%) MSTest
7 24 (4.98%) Maven
8 22 (4.56%) JUnit
9 19 (3.94%) Cucumber
9 19 (3.94%) JMeter
10 17 (3.53%) Selenium
11 11 (2.28%) JIRA
12 10 (2.07%) Talend Open Studio
12 10 (2.07%) Visual Studio
13 9 (1.87%) Eclipse
13 9 (1.87%) NeoLoad
13 9 (1.87%) Ranorex
13 9 (1.87%) SoapUI
14 8 (1.66%) PHPUnit
General
1 38 (7.88%) Finance
2 19 (3.94%) Games
3 16 (3.32%) Retail
4 11 (2.28%) Telecoms
5 7 (1.45%) Marketing
6 5 (1.04%) Legal
7 4 (0.83%) Electronics
8 3 (0.62%) Manufacturing
8 3 (0.62%) Pharmaceutical
9 2 (0.41%) Banking
10 1 (0.21%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 237 (49.17%) Developer
2 181 (37.55%) Software Engineer
3 94 (19.50%) Java Developer
4 56 (11.62%) C# Software Engineer
5 51 (10.58%) Agile Developer
6 49 (10.17%) C# Developer
7 43 (8.92%) .NET Developer
7 43 (8.92%) Java Engineer
7 43 (8.92%) Senior Developer
8 42 (8.71%) .NET Software Engineer
8 42 (8.71%) Agile Java Developer
8 42 (8.71%) Java Software Engineer
9 37 (7.68%) C# .NET Developer
10 36 (7.47%) PHP Developer
11 34 (7.05%) SQL Developer
12 29 (6.02%) JavaScript Developer
13 26 (5.39%) Developer/Software Engineer
14 25 (5.19%) Senior Java Developer
14 25 (5.19%) Software Developer
15 22 (4.56%) C# Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 140 (29.05%) .NET
2 122 (25.31%) HTML
3 94 (19.50%) CSS
3 94 (19.50%) Web Services
4 88 (18.26%) Spring
5 74 (15.35%) Hibernate
6 71 (14.73%) ASP.NET
7 67 (13.90%) AngularJS
8 65 (13.49%) REST
9 64 (13.28%) XML
10 54 (11.20%) RESTful
11 47 (9.75%) jQuery
12 41 (8.51%) Java EE
13 40 (8.30%) J2EE
14 38 (7.88%) SOAP
15 35 (7.26%) LAMP
16 34 (7.05%) WCF
17 33 (6.85%) WPF
18 31 (6.43%) Silverlight
19 27 (5.60%) ASP.NET MVC
Miscellaneous
1 53 (11.00%) Analytical Skills
2 39 (8.09%) Mobile App
3 33 (6.85%) Computer Science
4 32 (6.64%) iPad
5 29 (6.02%) Algorithms
6 25 (5.19%) Data Structures
7 24 (4.98%) User Experience
8 20 (4.15%) Mathematics
9 17 (3.53%) iPhone
10 13 (2.70%) Management Information System
11 10 (2.07%) Visualisation
12 9 (1.87%) Data Extraction
12 9 (1.87%) NHS
13 8 (1.66%) Blackberry
14 6 (1.24%) W3C
15 5 (1.04%) Enterprise Software
16 4 (0.83%) Blog
16 4 (0.83%) e-Health
16 4 (0.83%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
17 3 (0.62%) Online Gambling
Operating Systems
1 56 (11.62%) Android
2 53 (11.00%) Linux
3 47 (9.75%) Apple iOS
4 45 (9.34%) Windows
5 26 (5.39%) Windows Phone
6 11 (2.28%) Unix
7 7 (1.45%) BlackBerry OS
8 1 (0.21%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 299 (62.03%) Agile Software Development
2 113 (23.44%) OO
3 106 (21.99%) TDD
4 102 (21.16%) Scrum
5 93 (19.29%) Continuous Integration
6 55 (11.41%) MVC
7 51 (10.58%) E-Commerce
8 47 (9.75%) Mentoring
9 45 (9.34%) iOS Development
10 44 (9.13%) OOP
11 42 (8.71%) Pair Programming
12 41 (8.51%) DevOps
13 33 (6.85%) Automated Testing
13 33 (6.85%) Open Source
14 32 (6.64%) Android Development
15 31 (6.43%) Analytics
16 30 (6.22%) MVVM
17 28 (5.81%) BDD
17 28 (5.81%) Continuous Improvement
17 28 (5.81%) Use Case
Programming Languages
1 226 (46.89%) Java
2 204 (42.32%) JavaScript
3 152 (31.54%) SQL
4 126 (26.14%) C#
5 83 (17.22%) PHP
6 40 (8.30%) C++
7 36 (7.47%) Python
8 29 (6.02%) T-SQL
9 25 (5.19%) PL/SQL
10 16 (3.32%) Progress 4GL
11 13 (2.70%) Scala
12 12 (2.49%) Objective-C
13 11 (2.28%) VB
14 9 (1.87%) Ruby
15 8 (1.66%) VB6
16 3 (0.62%) Apple Swift
16 3 (0.62%) C
16 3 (0.62%) Embedded C
16 3 (0.62%) Groovy
17 2 (0.41%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 90 (18.67%) Degree
2 11 (2.28%) Security Cleared
3 10 (2.07%) PhD
3 10 (2.07%) SC Cleared
4 9 (1.87%) BPSS Clearance
5 1 (0.21%) HNC
5 1 (0.21%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 37 (7.68%) QA
2 1 (0.21%) SDET
System Software
1 3 (0.62%) Firmware
2 2 (0.41%) Docker
Systems Management
1 20 (4.15%) Puppet
2 14 (2.90%) Opscode Chef
3 4 (0.83%) Ansible
Vendors
1 59 (12.24%) Oracle
2 25 (5.19%) Microsoft
3 16 (3.32%) Progress
4 10 (2.07%) Cloudera
4 10 (2.07%) Greenplum
4 10 (2.07%) Hortonworks
4 10 (2.07%) MuleSoft
4 10 (2.07%) Talend
4 10 (2.07%) Xamarin
5 8 (1.66%) Adobe
6 3 (0.62%) SaltStack
6 3 (0.62%) Sony
7 2 (0.41%) Facebook
7 2 (0.41%) Splunk
7 2 (0.41%) Twitter
8 1 (0.21%) Atlassian
8 1 (0.21%) EMC
8 1 (0.21%) Salesforce.com
8 1 (0.21%) Sitecore
8 1 (0.21%) Zend
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