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

Location
3 months to
26 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Software Engineering
Rank 53 63 46
Rank change year-on-year
+10 -17
Permanent jobs citing Software Engineering 148 132 140
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leeds 4.12% 3.87% 4.82%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.63% 4.63% 5.84%
Number of salaries quoted 137 123 134
Average salary £40,000 £43,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.97% +7.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,100 £30,000 £28,100
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £58,200 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £41,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-2.43% +9.33%
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
3194 2852 2396
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leeds 88.85% 83.64% 82.45%
Number of salaries quoted 2560 2205 1984
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £38,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% +5.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £52,500 £62,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

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 26 February 2015.

Software Engineering Salary Histogram in Leeds

Software Engineering
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leeds

For the 6 months to 26 February 2015, 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.

1 171 (60.85%) .NET
2 152 (54.09%) Agile Software Development
3 146 (51.96%) C#
4 143 (50.89%) SQL Server
5 109 (38.79%) SQL
6 103 (36.65%) ASP.NET
7 92 (32.74%) OO
7 92 (32.74%) WPF
8 84 (29.89%) Java
9 81 (28.83%) Degree
10 80 (28.47%) Oracle
11 79 (28.11%) XML
12 72 (25.62%) MVC
13 68 (24.20%) Microsoft
13 68 (24.20%) TDD
14 59 (21.00%) HTML
15 53 (18.86%) .NET Framework
16 50 (17.79%) Retail
16 50 (17.79%) ASP.NET MVC
17 47 (16.73%) JavaScript
18 46 (16.37%) LAMP
19 45 (16.01%) WCF
20 44 (15.66%) MS Excel
21 42 (14.95%) Scrum
22 40 (14.23%) Silverlight
22 40 (14.23%) Business Intelligence
23 39 (13.88%) BDD
24 37 (13.17%) J2EE
24 37 (13.17%) WinForms
25 36 (12.81%) Enterprise Software

Software Engineering
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds by Category

For the 6 months to 26 February 2015, 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 15 (5.34%) Apache
2 12 (4.27%) IIS
3 6 (2.14%) Tomcat
3 6 (2.14%) SharePoint
4 4 (1.42%) BizTalk Server
5 3 (1.07%) CMS
5 3 (1.07%) JBoss
5 3 (1.07%) Node.js
6 2 (0.71%) SharePoint Server
7 1 (0.36%) WebSphere
7 1 (0.36%) nginx
7 1 (0.36%) SharePoint 2010
7 1 (0.36%) NServiceBus
7 1 (0.36%) Apache ServiceMix
7 1 (0.36%) WebLogic
Applications
1 44 (15.66%) MS Excel
2 3 (1.07%) MS Project
3 2 (0.71%) MS Office
3 2 (0.71%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 2 (0.71%) Dynamics CRM
1 2 (0.71%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 6 (2.14%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (0.71%) SaaS
2 2 (0.71%) Force.com
3 1 (0.36%) Amazon EC2
3 1 (0.36%) Amazon S3
3 1 (0.36%) Route 53
Communications & Networking
1 26 (9.25%) HTTP
2 11 (3.91%) Internet
3 10 (3.56%) DNS
3 10 (3.56%) DHCP
4 9 (3.20%) SSL
5 6 (2.14%) TCP/IP
6 5 (1.78%) Firewall
6 5 (1.78%) SSH
7 4 (1.42%) FTP
8 1 (0.36%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 143 (50.89%) SQL Server
2 29 (10.32%) Big Data
3 19 (6.76%) MySQL
4 17 (6.05%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 13 (4.63%) MongoDB
6 10 (3.56%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 9 (3.20%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 9 (3.20%) SQL Server 2008
8 8 (2.85%) Microsoft Analysis Services
9 7 (2.49%) Riak
10 6 (2.14%) Relational Database
10 6 (2.14%) PostgreSQL
11 5 (1.78%) RDBMS
12 4 (1.42%) SQL Server 2012
13 3 (1.07%) Data Warehouse
13 3 (1.07%) Hadoop
13 3 (1.07%) Apache Hive
13 3 (1.07%) NoSQL
13 3 (1.07%) HBase
14 2 (0.71%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 29 (10.32%) ReSharper
1 29 (10.32%) SoapUI
1 29 (10.32%) Moq
2 24 (8.54%) Team Foundation Server
2 24 (8.54%) Visual Studio
3 13 (4.63%) SpecFlow
4 12 (4.27%) FitNesse
5 9 (3.20%) VSS/SourceSafe
5 9 (3.20%) Subversion
6 7 (2.49%) Git (software)
7 5 (1.78%) JIRA
8 4 (1.42%) Cucumber
9 3 (1.07%) JUnit
9 3 (1.07%) Eclipse
9 3 (1.07%) Jenkins
10 2 (0.71%) YouTrack
10 2 (0.71%) Selenium
10 2 (0.71%) Hudson
11 1 (0.36%) Maven
11 1 (0.36%) MorphX
General
1 50 (17.79%) Retail
2 35 (12.46%) Finance
3 18 (6.41%) Pharmaceutical
4 8 (2.85%) Telecoms
5 6 (2.14%) Publishing
6 2 (0.71%) Marketing
6 2 (0.71%) Legal
7 1 (0.36%) Games
7 1 (0.36%) Banking
7 1 (0.36%) Law
Job Titles
1 127 (45.20%) Software Engineer
2 81 (28.83%) Developer
3 32 (11.39%) Architect
4 31 (11.03%) Solutions Architect
4 31 (11.03%) C# Software Engineer
5 26 (9.25%) Senior Software Engineer
6 23 (8.19%) C# Developer
6 23 (8.19%) .NET Software Engineer
7 22 (7.83%) Java Software Engineer
7 22 (7.83%) Software Developer
8 21 (7.47%) Senior Developer
9 19 (6.76%) .NET Developer
10 16 (5.69%) Junior
11 13 (4.63%) C# .NET Developer
12 12 (4.27%) Applications Support
12 12 (4.27%) Graduate
12 12 (4.27%) Analyst
13 11 (3.91%) Java Developer
13 11 (3.91%) Lead Software Engineer
14 9 (3.20%) Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 171 (60.85%) .NET
2 103 (36.65%) ASP.NET
3 92 (32.74%) WPF
4 79 (28.11%) XML
5 59 (21.00%) HTML
6 53 (18.86%) .NET Framework
7 50 (17.79%) ASP.NET MVC
8 46 (16.37%) LAMP
9 45 (16.01%) WCF
10 40 (14.23%) Silverlight
11 37 (13.17%) WinForms
11 37 (13.17%) J2EE
12 32 (11.39%) CSS
13 30 (10.68%) Web Services
14 26 (9.25%) SOAP
14 26 (9.25%) Spring
14 26 (9.25%) HTML5
15 25 (8.90%) Hibernate
16 23 (8.19%) Java EE
17 21 (7.47%) ASP.NET Web Forms
Miscellaneous
1 36 (12.81%) Enterprise Software
2 18 (6.41%) Open Source
3 16 (5.69%) Computer Science
4 9 (3.20%) Mathematics
5 8 (2.85%) NHS
6 6 (2.14%) Client/Server
6 6 (2.14%) Management Information System
6 6 (2.14%) User Experience
6 6 (2.14%) Analytical Skills
7 4 (1.42%) GIS
8 3 (1.07%) Equities
9 2 (0.71%) W3C
10 1 (0.36%) RIA
10 1 (0.36%) iPhone
10 1 (0.36%) Visualisation
10 1 (0.36%) Algorithms
Operating Systems
1 31 (11.03%) Android
2 30 (10.68%) Linux
3 17 (6.05%) Apple iOS
4 15 (5.34%) Windows
5 9 (3.20%) UNIX
6 3 (1.07%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 152 (54.09%) Agile Software Development
2 92 (32.74%) OO
3 72 (25.62%) MVC
4 68 (24.20%) TDD
5 42 (14.95%) Scrum
6 40 (14.23%) Business Intelligence
7 39 (13.88%) BDD
8 31 (11.03%) SOA
8 31 (11.03%) Continuous Integration
9 29 (10.32%) UML
9 29 (10.32%) Analytics
10 27 (9.61%) Android Development
11 26 (9.25%) Unit Testing
12 25 (8.90%) Multithreading
13 24 (8.54%) Software Testing
14 23 (8.19%) OOP
14 23 (8.19%) Agile Testing
15 22 (7.83%) Line Management
16 21 (7.47%) Project Management
17 19 (6.76%) OOA/OOD
Programming Languages
1 146 (51.96%) C#
2 109 (38.79%) SQL
3 84 (29.89%) Java
4 47 (16.73%) JavaScript
5 25 (8.90%) PHP
6 20 (7.12%) Python
7 18 (6.41%) T-SQL
8 13 (4.63%) C++
9 12 (4.27%) Ruby
10 6 (2.14%) PHP5
10 6 (2.14%) VB.NET
11 5 (1.78%) Bash Shell
12 3 (1.07%) VB
13 2 (0.71%) Perl
14 1 (0.36%) C
14 1 (0.36%) R
14 1 (0.36%) Erlang
14 1 (0.36%) PowerShell
14 1 (0.36%) X++
14 1 (0.36%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 81 (28.83%) Degree
2 5 (1.78%) VCP4
2 5 (1.78%) Microsoft Certification
3 4 (1.42%) MCSE
3 4 (1.42%) MCSA
4 3 (1.07%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
5 1 (0.36%) Security Cleared
5 1 (0.36%) ISEB
5 1 (0.36%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (4.63%) QA
2 9 (3.20%) SLA
3 1 (0.36%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (0.36%) WCAG
3 1 (0.36%) WAI
System Software
1 29 (10.32%) Hyper-V
2 5 (1.78%) Active Directory
2 5 (1.78%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 1 (0.36%) MOM
1 1 (0.36%) Puppet
1 1 (0.36%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (0.36%) HAProxy
1 1 (0.36%) Salt
Vendors
1 80 (28.47%) Oracle
2 68 (24.20%) Microsoft
3 17 (6.05%) Apple
4 3 (1.07%) LexisNexis
5 2 (0.71%) Sybase
6 1 (0.36%) Tableau
6 1 (0.36%) Cloudera
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 16 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Hotfoot Recruitment
Salary: c£50k - £55K
Posted: 18 hours ago
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IDPP
Posted: Yesterday
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Vertical IT
Salary: £250 - £350 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Leeds
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits package worth of £15,000
Posted: 2 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Rullion IT Plus
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum + Flexible Hours + Bonus + Pension
Posted: 2 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
AMsource Technology
Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum + Pension, Life Insurance,
Posted: 6 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
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Interquest - IQ ERP
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Bonus + Full Benefits
Posted: 14 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
EE
Salary: Competitive + Benefits
Posted: 14 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
EE
Salary: Competitive + Benefits
Posted: 14 days ago
Leeds
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Salary: £25000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
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