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 19 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Software Engineering
Rank 70 69 58
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -11
Permanent jobs citing Software Engineering 123 121 120
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leeds 3.60% 3.74% 4.07%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.07% 4.51% 4.94%
Number of salaries quoted 111 109 116
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £36,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +10.34%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £31,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £48,000 £48,750
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.56%
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
3025 2683 2428
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leeds 88.45% 83.01% 82.39%
Number of salaries quoted 2368 2072 2070
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £52,500 £60,000
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 19 December 2014.

Software Engineering Salary Histogram in Leeds

Software Engineering
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leeds

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, 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.

1 151 (58.53%) .NET
2 135 (52.33%) C#
3 118 (45.74%) Agile Software Development
4 116 (44.96%) SQL Server
5 97 (37.60%) ASP.NET
6 91 (35.27%) SQL
7 85 (32.95%) Java
8 71 (27.52%) OO
9 68 (26.36%) XML
9 68 (26.36%) WPF
10 66 (25.58%) Oracle
11 63 (24.42%) MVC
11 63 (24.42%) HTML
12 60 (23.26%) Degree
12 60 (23.26%) Microsoft
13 53 (20.54%) JavaScript
14 50 (19.38%) ASP.NET MVC
15 47 (18.22%) MS Excel
16 46 (17.83%) TDD
17 45 (17.44%) .NET Framework
18 42 (16.28%) LAMP
19 39 (15.12%) CSS
20 38 (14.73%) Silverlight
21 37 (14.34%) J2EE
21 37 (14.34%) Enterprise Software
22 35 (13.57%) WCF
23 34 (13.18%) Finance
24 29 (11.24%) SOA
24 29 (11.24%) Android
25 28 (10.85%) Java EE

Software Engineering
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, 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 18 (6.98%) Apache
2 14 (5.43%) Node.js
3 10 (3.88%) SharePoint
4 9 (3.49%) NServiceBus
5 6 (2.33%) IIS
6 5 (1.94%) Tomcat
7 4 (1.55%) SharePoint Server
8 2 (0.78%) nginx
8 2 (0.78%) SharePoint 2010
8 2 (0.78%) Oracle SOA Suite
8 2 (0.78%) CMS
9 1 (0.39%) SharePoint 2013
9 1 (0.39%) Apache ServiceMix
9 1 (0.39%) BizTalk Server
9 1 (0.39%) JBoss
Applications
1 47 (18.22%) MS Excel
2 4 (1.55%) InfoPath
3 3 (1.16%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 2 (0.78%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (0.39%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 6 (2.33%) Force.com
1 6 (2.33%) SaaS
2 4 (1.55%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (0.39%) Route 53
3 1 (0.39%) Amazon EC2
3 1 (0.39%) Amazon S3
Communications & Networking
1 26 (10.08%) HTTP
2 14 (5.43%) Internet
3 6 (2.33%) DNS
3 6 (2.33%) SSL
3 6 (2.33%) DHCP
4 4 (1.55%) TCP/IP
5 3 (1.16%) Firewall
5 3 (1.16%) SSH
6 1 (0.39%) LTE
6 1 (0.39%) 4G
6 1 (0.39%) VoLTE
6 1 (0.39%) DVB
6 1 (0.39%) RTP
6 1 (0.39%) FTP
6 1 (0.39%) GSM
6 1 (0.39%) 3GPP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 116 (44.96%) SQL Server
2 16 (6.20%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 14 (5.43%) MySQL
4 12 (4.65%) Big Data
5 9 (3.49%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 9 (3.49%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 9 (3.49%) SQL Server 2008
6 8 (3.10%) Microsoft Analysis Services
6 8 (3.10%) MongoDB
7 7 (2.71%) PostgreSQL
8 6 (2.33%) Relational Database
9 5 (1.94%) Redis
10 4 (1.55%) Riak
10 4 (1.55%) Oracle Database
10 4 (1.55%) NoSQL
11 3 (1.16%) SQL CLR
11 3 (1.16%) Apache Hive
11 3 (1.16%) Hadoop
12 2 (0.78%) RDBMS
12 2 (0.78%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 26 (10.08%) Visual Studio
2 17 (6.59%) SpecFlow
3 12 (4.65%) ReSharper
3 12 (4.65%) Moq
3 12 (4.65%) SoapUI
4 10 (3.88%) Selenium
5 8 (3.10%) FitNesse
5 8 (3.10%) VSS/SourceSafe
5 8 (3.10%) Team Foundation Server
6 7 (2.71%) Subversion
7 4 (1.55%) JIRA
7 4 (1.55%) Cucumber
8 3 (1.16%) Eclipse
9 2 (0.78%) Maven
9 2 (0.78%) Git (software)
9 2 (0.78%) PHPUnit
9 2 (0.78%) Jasmine
9 2 (0.78%) Jenkins
10 1 (0.39%) YouTrack
10 1 (0.39%) Behat
General
1 34 (13.18%) Finance
2 26 (10.08%) Retail
3 13 (5.04%) Pharmaceutical
4 10 (3.88%) Telecoms
5 7 (2.71%) Publishing
6 3 (1.16%) Games
7 2 (0.78%) Legal
8 1 (0.39%) Banking
8 1 (0.39%) Multimedia
8 1 (0.39%) Marketing
8 1 (0.39%) Law
Job Titles
1 133 (51.55%) Software Engineer
2 91 (35.27%) Developer
3 34 (13.18%) Senior Software Engineer
4 32 (12.40%) C# Software Engineer
5 27 (10.47%) Software Developer
5 27 (10.47%) Architect
5 27 (10.47%) Solutions Architect
6 26 (10.08%) Java Software Engineer
6 26 (10.08%) C# Developer
7 24 (9.30%) .NET Developer
8 23 (8.91%) .NET Software Engineer
9 22 (8.53%) Senior Developer
10 17 (6.59%) C# .NET Developer
11 12 (4.65%) Junior
12 11 (4.26%) Java Developer
13 9 (3.49%) Graduate
14 8 (3.10%) Business Developer
14 8 (3.10%) Applications Support
14 8 (3.10%) Business Intelligence Developer
14 8 (3.10%) WinForms Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 151 (58.53%) .NET
2 97 (37.60%) ASP.NET
3 68 (26.36%) XML
3 68 (26.36%) WPF
4 63 (24.42%) HTML
5 50 (19.38%) ASP.NET MVC
6 45 (17.44%) .NET Framework
7 42 (16.28%) LAMP
8 39 (15.12%) CSS
9 38 (14.73%) Silverlight
10 37 (14.34%) J2EE
11 35 (13.57%) WCF
12 28 (10.85%) Java EE
13 27 (10.47%) Web Services
14 25 (9.69%) SOAP
15 24 (9.30%) Hibernate
15 24 (9.30%) Spring
16 23 (8.91%) WinForms
17 22 (8.53%) ASP.NET Web Forms
18 20 (7.75%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 37 (14.34%) Enterprise Software
2 16 (6.20%) Computer Science
3 13 (5.04%) Mathematics
4 12 (4.65%) Open Source
5 7 (2.71%) User Experience
6 6 (2.33%) NHS
7 3 (1.16%) GIS
7 3 (1.16%) Management Information System
7 3 (1.16%) Equities
7 3 (1.16%) Data Integration
7 3 (1.16%) Analytical Skills
7 3 (1.16%) Algorithms
7 3 (1.16%) Client/Server
8 1 (0.39%) Visualisation
8 1 (0.39%) Physics
8 1 (0.39%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 29 (11.24%) Android
2 25 (9.69%) Linux
3 12 (4.65%) Apple iOS
4 10 (3.88%) Windows
5 4 (1.55%) UNIX
6 2 (0.78%) Mac OS X
7 1 (0.39%) Embedded Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 118 (45.74%) Agile Software Development
2 71 (27.52%) OO
3 63 (24.42%) MVC
4 46 (17.83%) TDD
5 29 (11.24%) SOA
6 24 (9.30%) Android Development
7 23 (8.91%) Business Intelligence
8 22 (8.53%) OOP
8 22 (8.53%) Scrum
8 22 (8.53%) BDD
9 21 (8.14%) Multithreading
9 21 (8.14%) UML
10 19 (7.36%) Continuous Integration
11 18 (6.98%) Automated Testing
12 16 (6.20%) B2C
13 15 (5.81%) Line Management
14 13 (5.04%) Mentoring
14 13 (5.04%) OOA/OOD
14 13 (5.04%) Software Testing
15 12 (4.65%) Data Management
Programming Languages
1 135 (52.33%) C#
2 91 (35.27%) SQL
3 85 (32.95%) Java
4 53 (20.54%) JavaScript
5 26 (10.08%) PHP
6 17 (6.59%) C++
7 9 (3.49%) Python
7 9 (3.49%) Ruby
7 9 (3.49%) PowerShell
8 7 (2.71%) C
8 7 (2.71%) PHP5
9 4 (1.55%) VB.NET
10 3 (1.16%) T-SQL
10 3 (1.16%) Bash Shell
11 2 (0.78%) Embedded C
12 1 (0.39%) Shell Script
12 1 (0.39%) X++
12 1 (0.39%) R
12 1 (0.39%) TypeScript
12 1 (0.39%) Erlang
Qualifications
1 60 (23.26%) Degree
2 3 (1.16%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
3 2 (0.78%) MCSE
3 2 (0.78%) MCSA
3 2 (0.78%) Microsoft Certification
3 2 (0.78%) Sun Certification
4 1 (0.39%) ISTQB
4 1 (0.39%) ISEB
4 1 (0.39%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (4.26%) QA
2 7 (2.71%) SLA
3 1 (0.39%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (0.39%) WCAG
3 1 (0.39%) WAI
System Software
1 12 (4.65%) Hyper-V
2 3 (1.16%) Active Directory
2 3 (1.16%) Terminal Services
3 2 (0.78%) Firmware
4 1 (0.39%) Varnish
Systems Management
1 2 (0.78%) Puppet
2 1 (0.39%) Vagrant
2 1 (0.39%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (0.39%) HAProxy
2 1 (0.39%) Salt
2 1 (0.39%) MOM
Vendors
1 66 (25.58%) Oracle
2 60 (23.26%) Microsoft
3 12 (4.65%) Apple
4 3 (1.16%) LexisNexis
5 1 (0.39%) Tableau
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Hotfoot Recruitment
Salary: Up to £65,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Spring Technology
Salary: £20000.00 - £35000.00 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Icelolly Marketing Limited
Salary: Competitive salary, great working environment, flexible working
Posted: 15 days ago
Leeds, Yorkshire
EMIS
Salary: Up to £55K depending on level of experience
Posted: 15 days ago
Rawdon, Leeds
EMIS
Salary: to £45K depending on level of experience + excellent benefits
Posted: 15 days ago
Rawdon, Leeds
EMIS
Salary: up to £35K depending on level of experience + excellent benefits
Posted: 15 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
EMIS
Salary: Up to £55K depending on level of experience
Posted: 16 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
EMIS
Salary: Up to £55,000 per annum depending on level of experience
Posted: 17 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
EMIS
Salary: Up to £45,000 per annum depending on level of experience
Posted: 22 days ago
Leeds, Rawdon
EMIS
Salary: up to £35K depending on level of experience + excellent benefits
Posted: 23 days ago