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

Location
3 months to
29 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Software Engineering
Rank 60 64 46
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -18
Permanent jobs citing Software Engineering 128 136 140
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leeds 3.77% 4.11% 4.76%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.25% 4.95% 5.73%
Number of salaries quoted 117 128 134
Average salary £40,000 £42,000 £39,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-4.76% +6.32%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £30,700 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,000 £55,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%
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
3010 2747 2444
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leeds 88.74% 82.92% 83.04%
Number of salaries quoted 2405 2114 2069
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 £50,000 £62,500
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 29 January 2015.

Software Engineering Salary Histogram in Leeds

Software Engineering
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leeds

For the 6 months to 29 January 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.

1 168 (63.40%) .NET
2 142 (53.58%) C#
3 138 (52.08%) SQL Server
4 127 (47.92%) Agile Software Development
5 105 (39.62%) ASP.NET
6 93 (35.09%) SQL
7 86 (32.45%) WPF
8 84 (31.70%) Java
9 78 (29.43%) OO
10 77 (29.06%) XML
11 76 (28.68%) Oracle
12 74 (27.92%) Degree
13 72 (27.17%) MVC
14 70 (26.42%) Microsoft
15 59 (22.26%) HTML
16 52 (19.62%) TDD
17 51 (19.25%) .NET Framework
17 51 (19.25%) ASP.NET MVC
18 47 (17.74%) MS Excel
19 44 (16.60%) Silverlight
20 43 (16.23%) JavaScript
20 43 (16.23%) Enterprise Software
21 41 (15.47%) WCF
21 41 (15.47%) Retail
22 40 (15.09%) LAMP
23 37 (13.96%) J2EE
24 36 (13.58%) Finance
25 34 (12.83%) Android
26 32 (12.08%) Scrum
26 32 (12.08%) CSS

Software Engineering
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds by Category

For the 6 months to 29 January 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 11 (4.15%) IIS
2 9 (3.40%) Apache
3 7 (2.64%) SharePoint
4 5 (1.89%) BizTalk Server
4 5 (1.89%) Tomcat
5 4 (1.51%) NServiceBus
6 3 (1.13%) Node.js
6 3 (1.13%) CMS
6 3 (1.13%) JBoss
7 2 (0.75%) SharePoint Server
7 2 (0.75%) SharePoint 2010
8 1 (0.38%) Apache ServiceMix
8 1 (0.38%) WebSphere
8 1 (0.38%) nginx
8 1 (0.38%) WebLogic
Applications
1 47 (17.74%) MS Excel
2 3 (1.13%) MS Project
3 2 (0.75%) MS Office
3 2 (0.75%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 2 (0.75%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (0.38%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 6 (2.26%) Amazon AWS
2 5 (1.89%) SaaS
2 5 (1.89%) Force.com
3 1 (0.38%) Route 53
3 1 (0.38%) Amazon EC2
3 1 (0.38%) Amazon S3
Communications & Networking
1 25 (9.43%) HTTP
2 13 (4.91%) Internet
3 10 (3.77%) DNS
3 10 (3.77%) DHCP
4 9 (3.40%) SSL
5 6 (2.26%) TCP/IP
6 5 (1.89%) SSH
6 5 (1.89%) Firewall
6 5 (1.89%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 138 (52.08%) SQL Server
2 22 (8.30%) Big Data
3 15 (5.66%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 11 (4.15%) MySQL
5 9 (3.40%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 9 (3.40%) SQL Server 2008
5 9 (3.40%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 8 (3.02%) Microsoft Analysis Services
7 6 (2.26%) PostgreSQL
8 5 (1.89%) MongoDB
9 4 (1.51%) Relational Database
10 2 (0.75%) RDBMS
10 2 (0.75%) Riak
10 2 (0.75%) SQL Server 2012
10 2 (0.75%) Oracle Database
11 1 (0.38%) Amazon RDS
11 1 (0.38%) Couchbase
11 1 (0.38%) Redis
11 1 (0.38%) NoSQL
11 1 (0.38%) SQL CLR
Development Applications
1 26 (9.81%) Visual Studio
2 22 (8.30%) ReSharper
2 22 (8.30%) Moq
2 22 (8.30%) SoapUI
3 17 (6.42%) Team Foundation Server
4 16 (6.04%) SpecFlow
5 12 (4.53%) FitNesse
6 9 (3.40%) VSS/SourceSafe
7 6 (2.26%) Subversion
8 5 (1.89%) JIRA
8 5 (1.89%) Selenium
9 4 (1.51%) Cucumber
10 3 (1.13%) JUnit
10 3 (1.13%) Eclipse
11 2 (0.75%) Jenkins
11 2 (0.75%) YouTrack
12 1 (0.38%) PHPUnit
12 1 (0.38%) Hudson
12 1 (0.38%) Maven
12 1 (0.38%) MorphX
General
1 41 (15.47%) Retail
2 36 (13.58%) Finance
3 18 (6.79%) Pharmaceutical
4 7 (2.64%) Telecoms
5 6 (2.26%) Publishing
6 2 (0.75%) Legal
6 2 (0.75%) Marketing
7 1 (0.38%) Banking
7 1 (0.38%) Games
7 1 (0.38%) Law
Job Titles
1 131 (49.43%) Software Engineer
2 76 (28.68%) Developer
3 35 (13.21%) C# Software Engineer
4 30 (11.32%) Solutions Architect
4 30 (11.32%) Architect
5 27 (10.19%) C# Developer
5 27 (10.19%) Senior Software Engineer
6 26 (9.81%) Java Software Engineer
7 25 (9.43%) .NET Software Engineer
8 24 (9.06%) .NET Developer
9 18 (6.79%) Software Developer
9 18 (6.79%) Senior Developer
10 16 (6.04%) C# .NET Developer
11 15 (5.66%) Junior
12 12 (4.53%) Graduate
13 11 (4.15%) Java Developer
13 11 (4.15%) Applications Support
14 8 (3.02%) Business Developer
14 8 (3.02%) Analyst
14 8 (3.02%) Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 168 (63.40%) .NET
2 105 (39.62%) ASP.NET
3 86 (32.45%) WPF
4 77 (29.06%) XML
5 59 (22.26%) HTML
6 51 (19.25%) .NET Framework
6 51 (19.25%) ASP.NET MVC
7 44 (16.60%) Silverlight
8 41 (15.47%) WCF
9 40 (15.09%) LAMP
10 37 (13.96%) J2EE
11 32 (12.08%) CSS
12 30 (11.32%) WinForms
13 28 (10.57%) Web Services
14 27 (10.19%) SOAP
14 27 (10.19%) Spring
14 27 (10.19%) Java EE
15 26 (9.81%) Hibernate
16 24 (9.06%) ASP.NET Web Forms
17 22 (8.30%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 43 (16.23%) Enterprise Software
2 20 (7.55%) Computer Science
3 13 (4.91%) Mathematics
4 12 (4.53%) Open Source
5 7 (2.64%) User Experience
5 7 (2.64%) NHS
6 5 (1.89%) Client/Server
7 4 (1.51%) Management Information System
7 4 (1.51%) GIS
7 4 (1.51%) Analytical Skills
8 3 (1.13%) Equities
9 2 (0.75%) W3C
10 1 (0.38%) Visualisation
10 1 (0.38%) Data Integration
10 1 (0.38%) Physics
Operating Systems
1 34 (12.83%) Android
2 20 (7.55%) Linux
3 17 (6.42%) Apple iOS
4 13 (4.91%) Windows
5 8 (3.02%) UNIX
6 1 (0.38%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 127 (47.92%) Agile Software Development
2 78 (29.43%) OO
3 72 (27.17%) MVC
4 52 (19.62%) TDD
5 32 (12.08%) Scrum
6 31 (11.70%) BDD
7 30 (11.32%) Business Intelligence
7 30 (11.32%) SOA
8 29 (10.94%) Android Development
9 26 (9.81%) Continuous Integration
9 26 (9.81%) UML
10 25 (9.43%) Multithreading
11 23 (8.68%) Line Management
11 23 (8.68%) OOP
12 22 (8.30%) Analytics
13 21 (7.92%) Software Testing
13 21 (7.92%) Automated Testing
14 20 (7.55%) Agile Testing
15 18 (6.79%) Project Management
15 18 (6.79%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 142 (53.58%) C#
2 93 (35.09%) SQL
3 84 (31.70%) Java
4 43 (16.23%) JavaScript
5 19 (7.17%) PHP
6 15 (5.66%) C++
7 10 (3.77%) T-SQL
8 9 (3.40%) Python
9 8 (3.02%) Ruby
10 6 (2.26%) PHP5
11 4 (1.51%) C
11 4 (1.51%) VB.NET
11 4 (1.51%) PowerShell
12 2 (0.75%) VB
12 2 (0.75%) Bash Shell
13 1 (0.38%) R
13 1 (0.38%) X++
13 1 (0.38%) Erlang
13 1 (0.38%) Shell Script
13 1 (0.38%) Perl
Qualifications
1 74 (27.92%) Degree
2 4 (1.51%) MCSE
2 4 (1.51%) MCSA
2 4 (1.51%) Microsoft Certification
3 3 (1.13%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
4 1 (0.38%) ISTQB
4 1 (0.38%) Security Cleared
4 1 (0.38%) Sun Certification
4 1 (0.38%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (5.28%) QA
2 9 (3.40%) SLA
3 1 (0.38%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (0.38%) WCAG
3 1 (0.38%) WAI
System Software
1 22 (8.30%) Hyper-V
2 5 (1.89%) Terminal Services
2 5 (1.89%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (0.38%) Salt
1 1 (0.38%) HAProxy
1 1 (0.38%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (0.38%) Puppet
1 1 (0.38%) MOM
Vendors
1 76 (28.68%) Oracle
2 70 (26.42%) Microsoft
3 17 (6.42%) Apple
4 3 (1.13%) LexisNexis
5 1 (0.38%) Tableau
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