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

Location
3 months to
24 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Software Engineering
Rank 44 70 41
Rank change year-on-year
+26 -29
Permanent jobs citing Software Engineering 177 127 141
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leeds 5.01% 3.39% 5.06%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 5.69% 3.95% 6.11%
Number of salaries quoted 149 125 105
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 £31,500 £32,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £55,000 £58,000
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
3111 3215 2306
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leeds 88.01% 85.85% 82.68%
Number of salaries quoted 2418 2574 1840
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 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £44,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.52% +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 24 April 2015.

Software Engineering Salary Histogram in Leeds

Software Engineering
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leeds

For the 6 months to 24 April 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.

1 185 (60.46%) Agile Software Development
2 159 (51.96%) .NET
3 140 (45.75%) C#
4 127 (41.50%) SQL Server
5 112 (36.60%) SQL
6 97 (31.70%) OO
7 96 (31.37%) ASP.NET
8 94 (30.72%) Java
9 89 (29.08%) Degree
10 82 (26.80%) TDD
11 74 (24.18%) XML
12 73 (23.86%) WPF
13 65 (21.24%) Oracle
14 63 (20.59%) MVC
15 58 (18.95%) Microsoft
16 56 (18.30%) .NET Framework
17 52 (16.99%) HTML
18 49 (16.01%) Retail
18 49 (16.01%) Scrum
19 47 (15.36%) JavaScript
20 44 (14.38%) Linux
21 43 (14.05%) WinForms
22 42 (13.73%) PHP
23 40 (13.07%) WCF
24 39 (12.75%) Finance
24 39 (12.75%) Unit Testing
24 39 (12.75%) ASP.NET MVC
24 39 (12.75%) BDD
25 37 (12.09%) LAMP
25 37 (12.09%) J2EE

Software Engineering
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 13 (4.25%) Node.js
2 11 (3.59%) IIS
2 11 (3.59%) Apache
3 7 (2.29%) BizTalk Server
4 5 (1.63%) Tomcat
5 4 (1.31%) SharePoint
6 3 (0.98%) JBoss
6 3 (0.98%) CMS
7 2 (0.65%) Mule
7 2 (0.65%) Mule ESB
8 1 (0.33%) WebLogic
8 1 (0.33%) SharePoint 2010
8 1 (0.33%) Apache ServiceMix
8 1 (0.33%) SharePoint Server
8 1 (0.33%) WebSphere
Applications
1 34 (11.11%) MS Excel
2 2 (0.65%) MS Office
3 1 (0.33%) MS Project
3 1 (0.33%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 2 (0.65%) Dynamics CRM
1 2 (0.65%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 12 (3.92%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 19 (6.21%) HTTP
2 16 (5.23%) Internet
3 8 (2.61%) DNS
3 8 (2.61%) DHCP
4 7 (2.29%) SSL
5 6 (1.96%) FTP
6 5 (1.63%) Firewall
7 4 (1.31%) TCP/IP
7 4 (1.31%) Intranet
8 3 (0.98%) SSH
9 1 (0.33%) DVB
Database & Business Intelligence
1 127 (41.50%) SQL Server
2 29 (9.48%) Big Data
3 22 (7.19%) MongoDB
4 21 (6.86%) MySQL
5 9 (2.94%) Riak
6 8 (2.61%) NoSQL
6 8 (2.61%) SQL Server 2012
7 6 (1.96%) Redis
8 5 (1.63%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 5 (1.63%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 4 (1.31%) RDBMS
9 4 (1.31%) SQL Server 2008
9 4 (1.31%) Relational Database
10 3 (0.98%) Oracle Database
10 3 (0.98%) Hadoop
10 3 (0.98%) Apache Hive
10 3 (0.98%) HBase
10 3 (0.98%) Data Warehouse
11 2 (0.65%) PostgreSQL
11 2 (0.65%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 30 (9.80%) Visual Studio
2 29 (9.48%) ReSharper
2 29 (9.48%) Moq
2 29 (9.48%) SoapUI
3 24 (7.84%) Team Foundation Server
4 17 (5.56%) Git (software)
5 12 (3.92%) SpecFlow
5 12 (3.92%) FitNesse
6 8 (2.61%) VSS/SourceSafe
7 7 (2.29%) NUnit
7 7 (2.29%) Subversion
7 7 (2.29%) MSTest
8 4 (1.31%) JIRA
9 3 (0.98%) JUnit
9 3 (0.98%) Selenium
9 3 (0.98%) TeamCity
9 3 (0.98%) Cucumber
9 3 (0.98%) Behat
10 2 (0.65%) Jenkins
10 2 (0.65%) YouTrack
General
1 49 (16.01%) Retail
2 39 (12.75%) Finance
3 22 (7.19%) Pharmaceutical
4 5 (1.63%) Telecoms
5 4 (1.31%) Marketing
6 3 (0.98%) Back Office
6 3 (0.98%) Legal
6 3 (0.98%) Publishing
6 3 (0.98%) Banking
7 1 (0.33%) Advertising
7 1 (0.33%) Law
Job Titles
1 134 (43.79%) Software Engineer
2 93 (30.39%) Developer
3 30 (9.80%) Software Developer
4 28 (9.15%) Architect
5 26 (8.50%) Solutions Architect
6 23 (7.52%) Senior Software Engineer
6 23 (7.52%) C# Software Engineer
7 22 (7.19%) Analyst
8 21 (6.86%) C# Developer
9 18 (5.88%) .NET Developer
10 15 (4.90%) Senior Developer
10 15 (4.90%) Lead Software Engineer
11 14 (4.58%) .NET Software Engineer
11 14 (4.58%) Junior
11 14 (4.58%) Java Software Engineer
11 14 (4.58%) Applications Support
12 12 (3.92%) Graduate
13 11 (3.59%) Programmer
13 11 (3.59%) C# .NET Developer
14 9 (2.94%) Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 159 (51.96%) .NET
2 96 (31.37%) ASP.NET
3 74 (24.18%) XML
4 73 (23.86%) WPF
5 56 (18.30%) .NET Framework
6 52 (16.99%) HTML
7 43 (14.05%) WinForms
8 40 (13.07%) WCF
9 39 (12.75%) ASP.NET MVC
10 37 (12.09%) LAMP
10 37 (12.09%) J2EE
11 33 (10.78%) HTML5
12 28 (9.15%) Web Services
13 23 (7.52%) CSS
13 23 (7.52%) Silverlight
14 21 (6.86%) SOAP
15 20 (6.54%) Spring
16 18 (5.88%) Hibernate
16 18 (5.88%) ASP.NET Web Forms
17 17 (5.56%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 35 (11.44%) Enterprise Software
2 29 (9.48%) Private Cloud
3 23 (7.52%) Open Source
4 20 (6.54%) Computer Science
5 16 (5.23%) NHS
5 16 (5.23%) Management Information System
6 9 (2.94%) Mathematics
7 7 (2.29%) Client/Server
7 7 (2.29%) RIA
8 6 (1.96%) User Experience
8 6 (1.96%) Analytical Skills
9 3 (0.98%) Derivative
10 2 (0.65%) Statistics
10 2 (0.65%) GIS
10 2 (0.65%) W3C
10 2 (0.65%) iPhone
10 2 (0.65%) Mobile App
11 1 (0.33%) Algorithms
11 1 (0.33%) DTV
11 1 (0.33%) Equities
Operating Systems
1 44 (14.38%) Linux
2 27 (8.82%) Android
3 22 (7.19%) Apple iOS
4 19 (6.21%) Windows
5 8 (2.61%) UNIX
6 7 (2.29%) Mac OS X
7 2 (0.65%) Windows Mobile
8 1 (0.33%) Embedded Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 185 (60.46%) Agile Software Development
2 97 (31.70%) OO
3 82 (26.80%) TDD
4 63 (20.59%) MVC
5 49 (16.01%) Scrum
6 39 (12.75%) Unit Testing
6 39 (12.75%) BDD
7 32 (10.46%) Business Intelligence
8 30 (9.80%) Concurrent Programming
9 29 (9.48%) Analytics
9 29 (9.48%) Continuous Integration
10 26 (8.50%) Software Testing
10 26 (8.50%) SOA
10 26 (8.50%) Agile Testing
10 26 (8.50%) Mentoring
11 24 (7.84%) Line Management
11 24 (7.84%) UML
11 24 (7.84%) OOP
12 23 (7.52%) Project Management
13 22 (7.19%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 140 (45.75%) C#
2 112 (36.60%) SQL
3 94 (30.72%) Java
4 47 (15.36%) JavaScript
5 42 (13.73%) PHP
6 36 (11.76%) Python
7 30 (9.80%) C++
8 23 (7.52%) T-SQL
9 22 (7.19%) Ruby
10 11 (3.59%) Bash Shell
11 9 (2.94%) VB.NET
12 8 (2.61%) VB
12 8 (2.61%) Perl
13 5 (1.63%) C
13 5 (1.63%) VB6
14 2 (0.65%) VBScript
14 2 (0.65%) PL/SQL
15 1 (0.33%) Shell Script
15 1 (0.33%) Objective-C
15 1 (0.33%) X++
Qualifications
1 89 (29.08%) Degree
2 6 (1.96%) Microsoft Certification
3 4 (1.31%) MCSE
3 4 (1.31%) MCSA
4 1 (0.33%) ISEB
4 1 (0.33%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
4 1 (0.33%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (4.90%) QA
2 8 (2.61%) SLA
3 1 (0.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (0.33%) WCAG
3 1 (0.33%) WAI
System Software
1 29 (9.48%) Hyper-V
2 5 (1.63%) Active Directory
2 5 (1.63%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 6 (1.96%) Puppet
1 6 (1.96%) Opscode Chef
1 6 (1.96%) Salt
2 1 (0.33%) MOM
2 1 (0.33%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 65 (21.24%) Oracle
2 58 (18.95%) Microsoft
3 17 (5.56%) Apple
4 3 (0.98%) LexisNexis
5 2 (0.65%) Xamarin
5 2 (0.65%) Sybase
6 1 (0.33%) HP
6 1 (0.33%) Sony
6 1 (0.33%) Cloudera
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Salary: £35000 - £55000 per annum + Pension + Bonus + Private Healthcare
Posted: Yesterday
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Global Technology Solutions Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
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Inter-vention UK
Salary: Excellent Salary + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
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Fruition IT Resources Limited
Salary: Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
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Hotfoot Recruitment
Salary: Up to £40,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Hotfoot Recruitment
Salary: Up to £45,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Leeds, Yorkshire
Inter-vention UK Ltd
Salary: excellent bonus and benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Spring Technology
Salary: £35000.00 - £55000.00 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
The Bridge Ltd
Salary: From £40,000 to £52,000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Rullion IT Plus
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + 25 days+flexible working+health
Posted: 6 days ago
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Techsearch Technology
Salary: From £25,000 to £45,000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
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Salary: Competitive + Benefits
Posted: 18 days ago
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Everything Everywhere
Salary: Competitive + benefits
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