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

Location
3 months to
30 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Software Engineering
Rank 24 64 51
Rank change year-on-year
+40 -13
Permanent jobs citing Software Engineering 294 148 111
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leeds 8.43% 4.02% 4.37%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 9.42% 4.64% 5.12%
Number of salaries quoted 198 134 81
Average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £33,200 £30,000 £29,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,750 £55,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
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
3121 3190 2170
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leeds 89.50% 86.73% 85.43%
Number of salaries quoted 2452 2505 1630
Average salary £45,000 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.50% +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,000 £30,000 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £61,000 £55,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £44,500 £42,500 £40,699
% change year-on-year
+4.70% +4.42%

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 July 2015.

Software Engineering Salary Histogram in Leeds

Software Engineering
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leeds

For the 6 months to 30 July 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.

1 316 (67.52%) Agile Software Development
2 208 (44.44%) C#
2 208 (44.44%) .NET
3 189 (40.38%) SQL
4 161 (34.40%) Java
5 120 (25.64%) OO
6 118 (25.21%) SQL Server
6 118 (25.21%) TDD
7 116 (24.79%) ASP.NET
8 111 (23.72%) JavaScript
9 109 (23.29%) HTML
9 109 (23.29%) Degree
10 100 (21.37%) Scrum
11 99 (21.15%) PHP
12 86 (18.38%) C++
12 86 (18.38%) WPF
13 85 (18.16%) HTML5
14 83 (17.74%) Continuous Integration
15 82 (17.52%) Retail
16 80 (17.09%) SDLC
17 79 (16.88%) NHS
18 78 (16.67%) Linux
19 72 (15.38%) Pharmaceutical
19 72 (15.38%) .NET Framework
20 67 (14.32%) MVC
21 66 (14.10%) WinForms
22 64 (13.68%) J2EE
23 60 (12.82%) CSS
24 59 (12.61%) Mentoring
25 58 (12.39%) MongoDB

Software Engineering
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds by Category

For the 6 months to 30 July 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 41 (8.76%) Node.js
2 23 (4.91%) Apache
3 10 (2.14%) Mule
3 10 (2.14%) Mule ESB
4 7 (1.50%) IIS
5 6 (1.28%) JBoss
5 6 (1.28%) Apache ServiceMix
6 4 (0.85%) Apache Spark
6 4 (0.85%) OpenStack
6 4 (0.85%) SharePoint
6 4 (0.85%) BizTalk Server
6 4 (0.85%) CMS
7 2 (0.43%) Tomcat
7 2 (0.43%) Apache Pig
7 2 (0.43%) Sitecore CMS
7 2 (0.43%) Kentico
7 2 (0.43%) Umbraco
8 1 (0.21%) WebLogic
8 1 (0.21%) WebSphere
8 1 (0.21%) SAS
Applications
1 15 (3.21%) MS Excel
2 4 (0.85%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 3 (0.64%) Dynamics AX
2 2 (0.43%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.21%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 1 (0.21%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 16 (3.42%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (0.85%) IaaS
2 4 (0.85%) Google Cloud Platform
2 4 (0.85%) Sumo Logic
3 3 (0.64%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 21 (4.49%) Internet
2 10 (2.14%) HTTP
3 6 (1.28%) DNS
4 4 (0.85%) Intranet
5 3 (0.64%) SSL
6 2 (0.43%) DHCP
6 2 (0.43%) FTP
6 2 (0.43%) Firewall
7 1 (0.21%) Network Security
7 1 (0.21%) DVB
Database & Business Intelligence
1 118 (25.21%) SQL Server
2 58 (12.39%) MongoDB
3 51 (10.90%) MySQL
4 30 (6.41%) NoSQL
5 22 (4.70%) Redis
6 14 (2.99%) CouchDB
7 12 (2.56%) Hadoop
7 12 (2.56%) SQL Server 2012
8 10 (2.14%) Relational Database
9 9 (1.92%) Riak
10 7 (1.50%) Big Data
10 7 (1.50%) HBase
11 6 (1.28%) SQLite
11 6 (1.28%) SQL Server 2008
12 5 (1.07%) Apache Hive
13 4 (0.85%) Apache Cassandra
13 4 (0.85%) RDBMS
13 4 (0.85%) PostgreSQL
13 4 (0.85%) SQL Server Reporting Services
14 3 (0.64%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 42 (8.97%) Team Foundation Server
2 37 (7.91%) Git (software)
3 31 (6.62%) Visual Studio
4 24 (5.13%) NUnit
5 23 (4.91%) MSTest
6 16 (3.42%) Subversion
7 12 (2.56%) Maven
8 10 (2.14%) Jenkins
9 9 (1.92%) Cucumber
9 9 (1.92%) Mercurial
10 8 (1.71%) Selenium
11 7 (1.50%) ReSharper
11 7 (1.50%) Moq
11 7 (1.50%) SoapUI
11 7 (1.50%) Behat
12 5 (1.07%) JUnit
12 5 (1.07%) TeamCity
13 4 (0.85%) VSS/SourceSafe
13 4 (0.85%) Grunt
14 3 (0.64%) Hudson
General
1 82 (17.52%) Retail
2 72 (15.38%) Pharmaceutical
3 51 (10.90%) Finance
4 11 (2.35%) Marketing
5 9 (1.92%) Games
6 7 (1.50%) Banking
7 6 (1.28%) Electronics
8 5 (1.07%) Telecoms
8 5 (1.07%) Legal
9 3 (0.64%) Financial Institution
9 3 (0.64%) Back Office
10 1 (0.21%) Manufacturing
10 1 (0.21%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 226 (48.29%) Software Engineer
2 210 (44.87%) Developer
3 55 (11.75%) Software Developer
4 53 (11.32%) Senior Developer
5 41 (8.76%) C# Software Engineer
6 40 (8.55%) Senior Software Engineer
7 37 (7.91%) C# Developer
8 35 (7.48%) Java Developer
9 31 (6.62%) .NET Developer
10 26 (5.56%) C# .NET Developer
11 23 (4.91%) Analyst
12 22 (4.70%) Graduate
13 21 (4.49%) .NET Software Engineer
14 20 (4.27%) Junior
14 20 (4.27%) PHP Developer
15 18 (3.85%) Java Software Engineer
15 18 (3.85%) Lead Software Engineer
15 18 (3.85%) DevOps Engineer
16 17 (3.63%) C# Software Developer
17 14 (2.99%) Graduate Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 208 (44.44%) .NET
2 116 (24.79%) ASP.NET
3 109 (23.29%) HTML
4 86 (18.38%) WPF
5 85 (18.16%) HTML5
6 72 (15.38%) .NET Framework
7 66 (14.10%) WinForms
8 64 (13.68%) J2EE
9 60 (12.82%) CSS
10 50 (10.68%) WCF
11 48 (10.26%) Web Services
12 43 (9.19%) XML
13 41 (8.76%) Apache Flex
14 40 (8.55%) Spring
15 38 (8.12%) Hibernate
15 38 (8.12%) AngularJS
16 37 (7.91%) REST
17 35 (7.48%) jQuery
18 33 (7.05%) CSS3
19 28 (5.98%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 79 (16.88%) NHS
2 49 (10.47%) Computer Science
3 42 (8.97%) Enterprise Software
4 17 (3.63%) Management Information System
5 14 (2.99%) Mobile App
6 13 (2.78%) RIA
7 12 (2.56%) User Experience
7 12 (2.56%) Mathematics
8 9 (1.92%) Analytical Skills
9 7 (1.50%) Private Cloud
9 7 (1.50%) Cryptography
9 7 (1.50%) DTV
10 6 (1.28%) STB
11 5 (1.07%) Animation
12 4 (0.85%) 3D Graphics
12 4 (0.85%) Replication
12 4 (0.85%) Client/Server
13 3 (0.64%) N-Tier
13 3 (0.64%) Derivative
13 3 (0.64%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 78 (16.67%) Linux
2 37 (7.91%) Android
3 36 (7.69%) Apple iOS
4 24 (5.13%) Windows
5 12 (2.56%) Windows Mobile
6 7 (1.50%) Mac OS X
7 6 (1.28%) Embedded Linux
8 4 (0.85%) CoreOS
9 2 (0.43%) CentOS
9 2 (0.43%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 2 (0.43%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 316 (67.52%) Agile Software Development
2 120 (25.64%) OO
3 118 (25.21%) TDD
4 100 (21.37%) Scrum
5 83 (17.74%) Continuous Integration
6 80 (17.09%) SDLC
7 67 (14.32%) MVC
8 59 (12.61%) Mentoring
9 54 (11.54%) BDD
10 50 (10.68%) Unit Testing
11 41 (8.76%) Continuous Improvement
12 40 (8.55%) Coaching
13 38 (8.12%) Kanban
13 38 (8.12%) OOP
14 36 (7.69%) Agile Testing
15 34 (7.26%) DevOps
15 34 (7.26%) Open Source
16 30 (6.41%) Software Testing
17 28 (5.98%) Configuration Management
18 27 (5.77%) Automated Testing
Programming Languages
1 208 (44.44%) C#
2 189 (40.38%) SQL
3 161 (34.40%) Java
4 111 (23.72%) JavaScript
5 99 (21.15%) PHP
6 86 (18.38%) C++
7 53 (11.32%) Python
8 45 (9.62%) Ruby
8 45 (9.62%) T-SQL
9 32 (6.84%) C
10 22 (4.70%) Perl
11 16 (3.42%) Bash Shell
12 15 (3.21%) VB
13 13 (2.78%) VB6
14 10 (2.14%) VB.NET
15 8 (1.71%) PL/SQL
16 6 (1.28%) Scala
17 5 (1.07%) VBScript
18 4 (0.85%) Go
19 3 (0.64%) VBA
Qualifications
1 109 (23.29%) Degree
2 7 (1.50%) Microsoft Certification
3 3 (0.64%) ISEB
4 2 (0.43%) MCSE
4 2 (0.43%) MCSA
5 1 (0.21%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (2.78%) QA
2 4 (0.85%) SLA
System Software
1 7 (1.50%) Hyper-V
2 4 (0.85%) VirtualBox
2 4 (0.85%) Docker
2 4 (0.85%) HDFS
2 4 (0.85%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (0.43%) Active Directory
3 2 (0.43%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 24 (5.13%) Opscode Chef
2 22 (4.70%) Salt
2 22 (4.70%) Puppet
3 4 (0.85%) Vagrant
3 4 (0.85%) Nagios
3 4 (0.85%) ZABBIX
3 4 (0.85%) Ansible
3 4 (0.85%) Kubernetes
4 2 (0.43%) Rundeck
4 2 (0.43%) Graphite
5 1 (0.21%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 57 (12.18%) Oracle
2 32 (6.84%) Microsoft
3 27 (5.77%) Xamarin
4 6 (1.28%) Splunk
4 6 (1.28%) Apple
5 4 (0.85%) VMware
5 4 (0.85%) Google
5 4 (0.85%) Rackspace
5 4 (0.85%) New Relic
5 4 (0.85%) SaltStack
6 3 (0.64%) Sybase
7 2 (0.43%) Sitecore
7 2 (0.43%) Red Hat
8 1 (0.21%) Cloudera
8 1 (0.21%) TIBCO
8 1 (0.21%) Sony
8 1 (0.21%) SAP
8 1 (0.21%) HP
Leeds, Yorkshire
Hotfoot Recruitment Ltd
Posted: 10 hours ago
Leeds, Yorkshire
Sky
Salary: Highly competitive and excellent benefits
Posted: 10 hours ago
Leeds, Yorkshire
AMsource Technology Limited
Posted: 10 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Searchability
Salary: £35000 - £60000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 15 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Searchability
Salary: £25000 - £60000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 15 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Allied Worldwide
Salary: Benefits
Posted: 22 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
The Bridge Ltd
Salary: From £30,000 to £40,000 per annum + 4% bonus
Posted: 23 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Spring Technology
Salary: £35000.00 - £45000.00 per annum + benefits
Posted: 23 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
The Bridge Ltd
Salary: Up to £50,000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 23 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Searchability
Salary: £25000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Experis Ltd
Salary: £Competitive
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds, West Yorkshire
RMI International
Salary: From £45,000 to £65,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Technology Sourcing Limited
Salary: From £30,000 to £50,000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Ascend Consulting
Salary: From £30,000 to £60,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Searchability
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £90,000- £100,000+ with a very competitive package
Posted: 2 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Global Technology Solutions Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Global Technology Solutions Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Calibre Search Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £45000.00 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
The Bridge Ltd
Salary: Up to £50,000 per annum + Excellent benefits + bonus
Posted: 2 days ago