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 20 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
20 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Software Engineering
Rank 68 70 26
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -44
Permanent jobs citing Software Engineering 139 97 218
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leeds 3.73% 3.65% 7.87%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.43% 4.33% 9.69%
Number of salaries quoted 120 81 203
Average salary £42,832 £40,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.07% +14.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,800 £25,000 £27,600
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £60,000 £42,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £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
3141 2238 2250
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leeds 84.32% 84.26% 81.26%
Number of salaries quoted 2400 1709 1858
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £28,000 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £55,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.65% +2.50%

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 20 August 2014.

Software Engineering Salary Histogram in Leeds

Software Engineering
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leeds

For the 6 months to 20 August 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.

1 105 (37.50%) .NET
2 103 (36.79%) C#
3 98 (35.00%) Java
4 82 (29.29%) Agile Software Development
5 79 (28.21%) SQL
6 75 (26.79%) OO
7 70 (25.00%) Degree
8 69 (24.64%) SQL Server
9 55 (19.64%) HTML
10 53 (18.93%) OOP
11 50 (17.86%) JavaScript
11 50 (17.86%) ASP.NET
12 48 (17.14%) Scrum
13 47 (16.79%) Microsoft
14 45 (16.07%) J2EE
15 44 (15.71%) Apache
16 43 (15.36%) XML
17 42 (15.00%) B2C
18 41 (14.64%) TDD
18 41 (14.64%) Computer Science
18 41 (14.64%) Enterprise Software
19 38 (13.57%) MVC
19 38 (13.57%) Finance
20 37 (13.21%) Web Services
20 37 (13.21%) MS Excel
21 36 (12.86%) .NET Framework
22 35 (12.50%) Spring
22 35 (12.50%) Hibernate
23 34 (12.14%) Oracle
24 31 (11.07%) C++

Software Engineering
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds by Category

For the 6 months to 20 August 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 44 (15.71%) Apache
2 18 (6.43%) Tomcat
3 13 (4.64%) Node.js
4 9 (3.21%) NServiceBus
5 8 (2.86%) SharePoint
6 4 (1.43%) SharePoint Server
6 4 (1.43%) SharePoint 2013
7 3 (1.07%) WebSphere
7 3 (1.07%) Drupal
7 3 (1.07%) GlassFish
7 3 (1.07%) SharePoint 2010
7 3 (1.07%) CICS
8 2 (0.71%) BizTalk Server
8 2 (0.71%) CMS
8 2 (0.71%) IIS
8 2 (0.71%) OpenEdge
8 2 (0.71%) nginx
8 2 (0.71%) Oracle SOA Suite
9 1 (0.36%) Umbraco
9 1 (0.36%) Joomla!
Applications
1 37 (13.21%) MS Excel
2 4 (1.43%) InfoPath
3 1 (0.36%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (0.71%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (0.36%) osCommerce
2 1 (0.36%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 3 (1.07%) Force.com
1 3 (1.07%) SaaS
2 1 (0.36%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (0.36%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 11 (3.93%) HTTP
2 8 (2.86%) Internet
3 7 (2.50%) DVB
4 2 (0.71%) FTP
5 1 (0.36%) RTP
5 1 (0.36%) LTE
5 1 (0.36%) 4G
5 1 (0.36%) VoLTE
5 1 (0.36%) SSL
5 1 (0.36%) GSM
5 1 (0.36%) LAN
5 1 (0.36%) 3GPP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 69 (24.64%) SQL Server
2 23 (8.21%) Hadoop
3 20 (7.14%) Apache Hive
4 19 (6.79%) Riak
5 12 (4.29%) SQL Server 2008
6 10 (3.57%) MySQL
7 9 (3.21%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 8 (2.86%) MongoDB
9 7 (2.50%) SQL Server 2012
10 5 (1.79%) Relational Database
10 5 (1.79%) Big Data
10 5 (1.79%) HBase
10 5 (1.79%) Redis
11 4 (1.43%) NoSQL
11 4 (1.43%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 4 (1.43%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 3 (1.07%) Microsoft Analysis Services
13 2 (0.71%) SQL Server 2005
13 2 (0.71%) Data Warehouse
13 2 (0.71%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 31 (11.07%) Visual Studio
2 18 (6.43%) Maven
2 18 (6.43%) Team Foundation Server
3 14 (5.00%) Selenium
4 12 (4.29%) JUnit
5 8 (2.86%) Subversion
5 8 (2.86%) SpecFlow
6 7 (2.50%) Behat
6 7 (2.50%) Jenkins
7 6 (2.14%) Automake
7 6 (2.14%) Cucumber
7 6 (2.14%) Hudson
8 5 (1.79%) VSS/SourceSafe
9 4 (1.43%) ReSharper
10 3 (1.07%) Git (software)
11 2 (0.71%) MorphX
11 2 (0.71%) ClearCase
11 2 (0.71%) ClearQuest
11 2 (0.71%) NUnit
11 2 (0.71%) Moq
General
1 38 (13.57%) Finance
2 9 (3.21%) Electronics
3 7 (2.50%) Banking
4 6 (2.14%) Telecoms
5 3 (1.07%) Games
6 2 (0.71%) Marketing
6 2 (0.71%) Legal
7 1 (0.36%) Publishing
7 1 (0.36%) Retail
7 1 (0.36%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 120 (42.86%) Software Engineer
2 119 (42.50%) Developer
3 46 (16.43%) Software Developer
4 31 (11.07%) Senior Software Engineer
5 30 (10.71%) Java Developer
6 26 (9.29%) Java Software Engineer
7 25 (8.93%) .NET Developer
8 22 (7.86%) Team Leader
9 21 (7.50%) C# Developer
10 20 (7.14%) Architect
11 18 (6.43%) C# Software Engineer
11 18 (6.43%) ScrumMaster
11 18 (6.43%) C# .NET Developer
12 14 (5.00%) Junior Developer
12 14 (5.00%) Junior
12 14 (5.00%) Lead Developer
13 13 (4.64%) Java Team Leader
13 13 (4.64%) J2EE Team Leader
13 13 (4.64%) Software Team Leader
14 12 (4.29%) Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 105 (37.50%) .NET
2 55 (19.64%) HTML
3 50 (17.86%) ASP.NET
4 45 (16.07%) J2EE
5 43 (15.36%) XML
6 37 (13.21%) Web Services
7 36 (12.86%) .NET Framework
8 35 (12.50%) Hibernate
8 35 (12.50%) Spring
9 29 (10.36%) WCF
10 28 (10.00%) LAMP
10 28 (10.00%) CSS
11 27 (9.64%) WinForms
12 26 (9.29%) ASP.NET MVC
13 25 (8.93%) WPF
13 25 (8.93%) Java EE
14 20 (7.14%) ActiveMQ
15 19 (6.79%) HTML5
15 19 (6.79%) jQuery
16 18 (6.43%) RabbitMQ
Miscellaneous
1 41 (14.64%) Computer Science
1 41 (14.64%) Enterprise Software
2 19 (6.79%) Open Source
3 16 (5.71%) Mathematics
4 11 (3.93%) NHS
4 11 (3.93%) DTV
5 6 (2.14%) MPEG
5 6 (2.14%) Digital Media
6 5 (1.79%) Data Integration
6 5 (1.79%) STB
7 4 (1.43%) N-Tier
7 4 (1.43%) Firmware
8 3 (1.07%) W3C
8 3 (1.07%) Mainframe
8 3 (1.07%) GIS
9 2 (0.71%) PDA
9 2 (0.71%) Inversion of Control
10 1 (0.36%) Embedded Systems
Operating Systems
1 29 (10.36%) Linux
2 20 (7.14%) Windows
3 8 (2.86%) Android
4 6 (2.14%) Embedded Linux
5 4 (1.43%) Windows Server 2012
5 4 (1.43%) UNIX
6 3 (1.07%) zOS
6 3 (1.07%) Solaris
7 2 (0.71%) Mac OS X
8 1 (0.36%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 82 (29.29%) Agile Software Development
2 75 (26.79%) OO
3 53 (18.93%) OOP
4 48 (17.14%) Scrum
5 42 (15.00%) B2C
6 41 (14.64%) TDD
7 38 (13.57%) MVC
8 28 (10.00%) SOA
9 25 (8.93%) Multithreading
10 24 (8.57%) Continuous Integration
10 24 (8.57%) Business Intelligence
11 23 (8.21%) MapReduce
11 23 (8.21%) Data Transformation
12 18 (6.43%) Unit Testing
13 15 (5.36%) BDD
14 12 (4.29%) Stakeholder Management
15 11 (3.93%) Software Testing
16 10 (3.57%) Test Automation
16 10 (3.57%) UML
17 9 (3.21%) Automated Testing
Programming Languages
1 103 (36.79%) C#
2 98 (35.00%) Java
3 79 (28.21%) SQL
4 50 (17.86%) JavaScript
5 31 (11.07%) C++
6 27 (9.64%) PHP
6 27 (9.64%) C
7 17 (6.07%) Python
8 13 (4.64%) Ruby
9 11 (3.93%) Perl
10 10 (3.57%) T-SQL
11 8 (2.86%) PowerShell
11 8 (2.86%) Scala
12 7 (2.50%) Bash Shell
13 6 (2.14%) VB.NET
14 4 (1.43%) Embedded C
15 3 (1.07%) COBOL
15 3 (1.07%) PHP5
15 3 (1.07%) Groovy
16 2 (0.71%) VB6
Qualifications
1 70 (25.00%) Degree
2 14 (5.00%) HND
3 2 (0.71%) Sun Certification
4 1 (0.36%) MCTS
4 1 (0.36%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (0.36%) SC Cleared
4 1 (0.36%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (6.43%) QA
2 5 (1.79%) FATCA
2 5 (1.79%) AIFMD
System Software
1 5 (1.79%) Hyper-V
2 2 (0.71%) Varnish
2 2 (0.71%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 16 (5.71%) Puppet
1 16 (5.71%) Vagrant
2 1 (0.36%) OpenView
2 1 (0.36%) Unicenter
2 1 (0.36%) Tivoli
2 1 (0.36%) CA Wily
2 1 (0.36%) Capistrano
Vendors
1 47 (16.79%) Microsoft
2 34 (12.14%) Oracle
3 6 (2.14%) Cisco
4 5 (1.79%) Cloudera
5 4 (1.43%) Typemock
5 4 (1.43%) Red Gate
6 2 (0.71%) JBoss
6 2 (0.71%) Progress
7 1 (0.36%) IBM
7 1 (0.36%) BMC
7 1 (0.36%) Embarcadero
7 1 (0.36%) Zend
7 1 (0.36%) EPiServer
Leeds
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £18000.00 - £25000.00 per annum
Posted: 7 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Hotfoot Recruitment
Salary: From £60,000 to £70,000 per annum c£70k + 30% Bonus
Posted: 10 hours ago
Yeadon, Leeds, Yorkshire
EMIS
Salary: £40,000 - £60,000 per year
Posted: 12 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
EMIS
Salary: From £40,000 to £65,000 per annum (DOE) plus excellent benefits
Posted: 14 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Staffline Group PLC
Salary: From £25,000 to £50,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £28000 - £34000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Staffline Group PLC
Salary: From £45,000 to £65,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Staffline Group PLC
Salary: From £25,000 to £45,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Staffline Group PLC
Salary: From £25,000 to £45,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds, Yorkshire
Access Computer Consulting Plc
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds, West Yorkshire
AMsource Technology
Salary: From £30,000 to £50,000 per day plus benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
AMsource Technology
Salary: From £30,000 to £50,000 per annum plus benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
AMsource Technology
Salary: From £30,000 to £50,000 per annum + Excellent benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Staffline Group PLC
Salary: From £25,000 to £45,000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Spring Technology
Salary: £40000.00 - £50000.00 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Spring Technology
Salary: £40000.00 - £50000.00 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago