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

Location
3 months to
27 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Software Engineering
Rank 37 61 36
Rank change year-on-year
+24 -25
Permanent jobs citing Software Engineering 208 149 150
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leeds 6.37% 4.02% 5.77%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 7.30% 4.61% 6.90%
Number of salaries quoted 147 144 102
Average salary £42,500 £42,500 £36,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +18.05%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,800 £32,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £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
2849 3229 2175
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leeds 87.21% 87.22% 83.72%
Number of salaries quoted 2199 2611 1733
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 £60,000 £55,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £44,750 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.29% +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 27 May 2015.

Software Engineering Salary Histogram in Leeds

Software Engineering
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leeds

For the 6 months to 27 May 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.

1 237 (66.57%) Agile Software Development
2 174 (48.88%) .NET
3 158 (44.38%) C#
4 147 (41.29%) SQL
5 124 (34.83%) SQL Server
6 106 (29.78%) Java
7 100 (28.09%) OO
7 100 (28.09%) TDD
8 99 (27.81%) ASP.NET
9 93 (26.12%) Degree
10 78 (21.91%) WPF
11 74 (20.79%) Scrum
12 73 (20.51%) HTML
13 70 (19.66%) XML
14 67 (18.82%) JavaScript
15 66 (18.54%) MVC
15 66 (18.54%) Retail
16 63 (17.70%) PHP
17 61 (17.13%) .NET Framework
18 58 (16.29%) HTML5
19 56 (15.73%) Oracle
20 55 (15.45%) Microsoft
21 52 (14.61%) SDLC
22 51 (14.33%) Continuous Integration
22 51 (14.33%) BDD
22 51 (14.33%) C++
22 51 (14.33%) Linux
23 49 (13.76%) WinForms
23 49 (13.76%) WCF
24 46 (12.92%) Unit Testing

Software Engineering
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds by Category

For the 6 months to 27 May 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 26 (7.30%) Node.js
2 12 (3.37%) Apache
3 11 (3.09%) IIS
4 8 (2.25%) JBoss
4 8 (2.25%) BizTalk Server
5 6 (1.69%) Apache ServiceMix
6 4 (1.12%) Mule ESB
6 4 (1.12%) Mule
7 3 (0.84%) CMS
7 3 (0.84%) Tomcat
8 2 (0.56%) SharePoint
9 1 (0.28%) WebSphere
9 1 (0.28%) WebLogic
Applications
1 32 (8.99%) MS Excel
2 4 (1.12%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (0.28%) SAP Oil and Gas
1 1 (0.28%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 15 (4.21%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (0.84%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 18 (5.06%) Internet
2 14 (3.93%) HTTP
3 7 (1.97%) DHCP
3 7 (1.97%) DNS
4 6 (1.69%) SSL
4 6 (1.69%) FTP
5 4 (1.12%) TCP/IP
5 4 (1.12%) Intranet
5 4 (1.12%) Firewall
6 3 (0.84%) SSH
7 1 (0.28%) Network Security
7 1 (0.28%) DVB
Database & Business Intelligence
1 124 (34.83%) SQL Server
2 41 (11.52%) MongoDB
3 30 (8.43%) MySQL
4 29 (8.15%) Big Data
5 16 (4.49%) NoSQL
6 11 (3.09%) Redis
7 10 (2.81%) SQL Server 2012
8 9 (2.53%) Riak
9 8 (2.25%) CouchDB
10 6 (1.69%) SQLite
10 6 (1.69%) Relational Database
11 4 (1.12%) SQL Server 2008
11 4 (1.12%) RDBMS
11 4 (1.12%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 3 (0.84%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 3 (0.84%) Hadoop
12 3 (0.84%) Data Warehouse
12 3 (0.84%) Apache Hive
12 3 (0.84%) HBase
13 2 (0.56%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 31 (8.71%) Team Foundation Server
2 30 (8.43%) Visual Studio
3 29 (8.15%) ReSharper
3 29 (8.15%) SoapUI
3 29 (8.15%) Moq
4 25 (7.02%) Git (software)
5 12 (3.37%) FitNesse
5 12 (3.37%) NUnit
5 12 (3.37%) SpecFlow
6 11 (3.09%) MSTest
7 8 (2.25%) Subversion
8 6 (1.69%) Maven
8 6 (1.69%) VSS/SourceSafe
9 5 (1.40%) Selenium
9 5 (1.40%) Cucumber
9 5 (1.40%) Behat
10 4 (1.12%) TeamCity
11 3 (0.84%) JUnit
11 3 (0.84%) Jenkins
12 2 (0.56%) Hudson
General
1 66 (18.54%) Retail
2 45 (12.64%) Finance
3 44 (12.36%) Pharmaceutical
4 6 (1.69%) Games
5 5 (1.40%) Telecoms
6 4 (1.12%) Marketing
6 4 (1.12%) Banking
7 3 (0.84%) Back Office
8 2 (0.56%) Legal
9 1 (0.28%) Manufacturing
9 1 (0.28%) Advertising
9 1 (0.28%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 161 (45.22%) Software Engineer
2 132 (37.08%) Developer
3 44 (12.36%) Software Developer
4 30 (8.43%) Senior Software Engineer
5 25 (7.02%) Senior Developer
6 24 (6.74%) Architect
7 23 (6.46%) .NET Developer
8 22 (6.18%) C# Developer
8 22 (6.18%) C# Software Engineer
8 22 (6.18%) Solutions Architect
9 20 (5.62%) Analyst
10 19 (5.34%) Lead Software Engineer
11 17 (4.78%) Java Developer
12 13 (3.65%) Java Software Engineer
13 12 (3.37%) Graduate
14 11 (3.09%) Applications Support
14 11 (3.09%) C# .NET Developer
14 11 (3.09%) DevOps Engineer
15 10 (2.81%) C# Software Developer
15 10 (2.81%) Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 174 (48.88%) .NET
2 99 (27.81%) ASP.NET
3 78 (21.91%) WPF
4 73 (20.51%) HTML
5 70 (19.66%) XML
6 61 (17.13%) .NET Framework
7 58 (16.29%) HTML5
8 49 (13.76%) WCF
8 49 (13.76%) WinForms
9 45 (12.64%) J2EE
10 34 (9.55%) Web Services
11 32 (8.99%) CSS
12 31 (8.71%) LAMP
12 31 (8.71%) ASP.NET MVC
13 29 (8.15%) REST
14 26 (7.30%) AngularJS
15 24 (6.74%) Spring
16 22 (6.18%) Hibernate
16 22 (6.18%) SOAP
17 20 (5.62%) Java EE
Miscellaneous
1 37 (10.39%) Enterprise Software
2 35 (9.83%) NHS
3 32 (8.99%) Computer Science
4 29 (8.15%) Private Cloud
5 17 (4.78%) Mathematics
6 16 (4.49%) Management Information System
7 10 (2.81%) Mobile App
8 9 (2.53%) RIA
9 7 (1.97%) Client/Server
9 7 (1.97%) User Experience
10 6 (1.69%) Analytical Skills
11 5 (1.40%) Animation
12 4 (1.12%) 3D Graphics
12 4 (1.12%) Data Centre
13 3 (0.84%) Derivative
14 2 (0.56%) Statistics
14 2 (0.56%) iPhone
14 2 (0.56%) Cryptography
14 2 (0.56%) DTV
14 2 (0.56%) Algorithms
Operating Systems
1 51 (14.33%) Linux
2 35 (9.83%) Apple iOS
3 30 (8.43%) Android
4 27 (7.58%) Windows
5 10 (2.81%) Windows Mobile
6 7 (1.97%) Mac OS X
7 6 (1.69%) UNIX
8 1 (0.28%) Embedded Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 237 (66.57%) Agile Software Development
2 100 (28.09%) TDD
2 100 (28.09%) OO
3 74 (20.79%) Scrum
4 66 (18.54%) MVC
5 52 (14.61%) SDLC
6 51 (14.33%) BDD
6 51 (14.33%) Continuous Integration
7 46 (12.92%) Unit Testing
8 41 (11.52%) Mentoring
9 38 (10.67%) Agile Testing
10 36 (10.11%) Coaching
11 35 (9.83%) OOP
12 34 (9.55%) Kanban
13 33 (9.27%) Software Testing
13 33 (9.27%) Business Intelligence
14 30 (8.43%) Open Source
15 29 (8.15%) Line Management
15 29 (8.15%) Analytics
16 24 (6.74%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 158 (44.38%) C#
2 147 (41.29%) SQL
3 106 (29.78%) Java
4 67 (18.82%) JavaScript
5 63 (17.70%) PHP
6 51 (14.33%) C++
7 41 (11.52%) Python
8 31 (8.71%) Ruby
9 30 (8.43%) T-SQL
10 15 (4.21%) C
11 13 (3.65%) Perl
12 11 (3.09%) Bash Shell
13 9 (2.53%) VB
13 9 (2.53%) VB.NET
14 6 (1.69%) VB6
15 3 (0.84%) VBScript
16 2 (0.56%) PL/SQL
17 1 (0.28%) PHP5
17 1 (0.28%) Erlang
17 1 (0.28%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 93 (26.12%) Degree
2 7 (1.97%) Microsoft Certification
3 4 (1.12%) MCSE
3 4 (1.12%) MCSA
4 2 (0.56%) ISEB
5 1 (0.28%) PhD
5 1 (0.28%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (3.37%) QA
2 5 (1.40%) SLA
System Software
1 29 (8.15%) Hyper-V
2 4 (1.12%) Active Directory
2 4 (1.12%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 11 (3.09%) Puppet
1 11 (3.09%) Opscode Chef
1 11 (3.09%) Salt
2 1 (0.28%) MOM
2 1 (0.28%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 56 (15.73%) Oracle
2 55 (15.45%) Microsoft
3 23 (6.46%) Apple
4 11 (3.09%) Xamarin
5 3 (0.84%) Sybase
6 1 (0.28%) SAP
6 1 (0.28%) HP
6 1 (0.28%) LexisNexis
6 1 (0.28%) Sony
6 1 (0.28%) Cloudera
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