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 30 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Software Engineering
Rank 51 65 45
Rank change year-on-year
+14 -20
Permanent jobs citing Software Engineering 161 135 133
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leeds 4.35% 3.67% 4.76%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.93% 4.30% 5.74%
Number of salaries quoted 148 132 115
Average salary £40,000 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.88% +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,200 £30,150 £29,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £60,000 £53,000
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
3265 3140 2316
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leeds 88.27% 85.26% 82.89%
Number of salaries quoted 2580 2500 1852
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £38,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% +3.89%
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 £43,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.35% +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 30 March 2015.

Software Engineering Salary Histogram in Leeds

Software Engineering
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leeds

For the 6 months to 30 March 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.

1 164 (58.57%) Agile Software Development
2 155 (55.36%) .NET
3 137 (48.93%) C#
4 131 (46.79%) SQL Server
5 103 (36.79%) SQL
6 96 (34.29%) ASP.NET
7 93 (33.21%) OO
8 87 (31.07%) Degree
9 86 (30.71%) Java
10 77 (27.50%) WPF
11 76 (27.14%) XML
12 73 (26.07%) TDD
13 72 (25.71%) Oracle
14 66 (23.57%) MVC
15 61 (21.79%) Microsoft
16 53 (18.93%) .NET Framework
17 52 (18.57%) HTML
18 47 (16.79%) Retail
19 46 (16.43%) JavaScript
20 42 (15.00%) WinForms
20 42 (15.00%) ASP.NET MVC
21 39 (13.93%) WCF
22 38 (13.57%) Scrum
23 37 (13.21%) LAMP
24 36 (12.86%) Unit Testing
24 36 (12.86%) MS Excel
25 35 (12.50%) Linux
25 35 (12.50%) Business Intelligence
25 35 (12.50%) BDD
26 34 (12.14%) Enterprise Software

Software Engineering
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds by Category

For the 6 months to 30 March 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 12 (4.29%) IIS
1 12 (4.29%) Apache
2 6 (2.14%) SharePoint
2 6 (2.14%) Node.js
3 5 (1.79%) Tomcat
4 4 (1.43%) BizTalk Server
5 3 (1.07%) CMS
5 3 (1.07%) JBoss
6 2 (0.71%) SharePoint Server
7 1 (0.36%) WebSphere
7 1 (0.36%) nginx
7 1 (0.36%) SharePoint 2010
7 1 (0.36%) Apache ServiceMix
7 1 (0.36%) WebLogic
Applications
1 36 (12.86%) MS Excel
2 2 (0.71%) InfoPath
2 2 (0.71%) MS Project
2 2 (0.71%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (0.71%) Dynamics CRM
1 2 (0.71%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 6 (2.14%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (0.36%) Route 53
2 1 (0.36%) Virtual Private Cloud
2 1 (0.36%) Amazon EC2
2 1 (0.36%) Amazon S3
Communications & Networking
1 22 (7.86%) HTTP
2 14 (5.00%) Internet
3 10 (3.57%) DNS
3 10 (3.57%) DHCP
4 9 (3.21%) SSL
5 6 (2.14%) TCP/IP
6 5 (1.79%) Firewall
6 5 (1.79%) SSH
7 4 (1.43%) FTP
8 3 (1.07%) Intranet
9 1 (0.36%) DVB
Database & Business Intelligence
1 131 (46.79%) SQL Server
2 29 (10.36%) Big Data
3 18 (6.43%) MySQL
4 15 (5.36%) MongoDB
5 10 (3.57%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 9 (3.21%) Riak
7 7 (2.50%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 6 (2.14%) SQL Server 2008
8 6 (2.14%) SQL Server 2012
9 5 (1.79%) Relational Database
9 5 (1.79%) RDBMS
10 4 (1.43%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 3 (1.07%) Microsoft Analysis Services
11 3 (1.07%) Data Warehouse
11 3 (1.07%) Hadoop
11 3 (1.07%) Apache Hive
11 3 (1.07%) NoSQL
11 3 (1.07%) HBase
12 2 (0.71%) PostgreSQL
12 2 (0.71%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 29 (10.36%) ReSharper
1 29 (10.36%) Moq
1 29 (10.36%) SoapUI
2 27 (9.64%) Visual Studio
3 21 (7.50%) Team Foundation Server
4 14 (5.00%) Git (software)
5 12 (4.29%) FitNesse
5 12 (4.29%) SpecFlow
6 8 (2.86%) VSS/SourceSafe
7 6 (2.14%) Subversion
8 5 (1.79%) JIRA
9 4 (1.43%) Cucumber
10 3 (1.07%) NUnit
10 3 (1.07%) MSTest
11 2 (0.71%) YouTrack
11 2 (0.71%) Jenkins
11 2 (0.71%) JUnit
11 2 (0.71%) Eclipse
11 2 (0.71%) Hudson
12 1 (0.36%) RSpec
General
1 47 (16.79%) Retail
2 32 (11.43%) Finance
3 18 (6.43%) Pharmaceutical
4 8 (2.86%) Telecoms
5 6 (2.14%) Publishing
6 2 (0.71%) Legal
6 2 (0.71%) Back Office
6 2 (0.71%) Marketing
7 1 (0.36%) Law
7 1 (0.36%) Advertising
7 1 (0.36%) Banking
Job Titles
1 120 (42.86%) Software Engineer
2 86 (30.71%) Developer
3 30 (10.71%) Architect
4 28 (10.00%) Software Developer
4 28 (10.00%) Solutions Architect
5 26 (9.29%) C# Software Engineer
6 23 (8.21%) C# Developer
7 21 (7.50%) Senior Software Engineer
8 18 (6.43%) Analyst
8 18 (6.43%) .NET Software Engineer
9 17 (6.07%) Java Software Engineer
9 17 (6.07%) .NET Developer
10 15 (5.36%) Senior Developer
10 15 (5.36%) Junior
11 14 (5.00%) Applications Support
11 14 (5.00%) Lead Software Engineer
12 12 (4.29%) Graduate
12 12 (4.29%) C# .NET Developer
13 10 (3.57%) Programmer
14 9 (3.21%) Development Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 155 (55.36%) .NET
2 96 (34.29%) ASP.NET
3 77 (27.50%) WPF
4 76 (27.14%) XML
5 53 (18.93%) .NET Framework
6 52 (18.57%) HTML
7 42 (15.00%) WinForms
7 42 (15.00%) ASP.NET MVC
8 39 (13.93%) WCF
9 37 (13.21%) LAMP
10 33 (11.79%) J2EE
11 29 (10.36%) Web Services
11 29 (10.36%) Silverlight
12 28 (10.00%) HTML5
13 25 (8.93%) CSS
14 23 (8.21%) SOAP
15 22 (7.86%) Spring
16 21 (7.50%) Hibernate
17 20 (7.14%) ASP.NET Web Forms
18 17 (6.07%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 34 (12.14%) Enterprise Software
2 29 (10.36%) Private Cloud
3 17 (6.07%) Open Source
4 16 (5.71%) Computer Science
5 10 (3.57%) NHS
5 10 (3.57%) Management Information System
6 9 (3.21%) Mathematics
7 8 (2.86%) Client/Server
8 6 (2.14%) User Experience
8 6 (2.14%) Analytical Skills
9 4 (1.43%) RIA
9 4 (1.43%) GIS
10 2 (0.71%) W3C
10 2 (0.71%) Derivative
10 2 (0.71%) Equities
10 2 (0.71%) iPhone
11 1 (0.36%) Visualisation
11 1 (0.36%) Algorithms
11 1 (0.36%) STB
11 1 (0.36%) DTV
Operating Systems
1 35 (12.50%) Linux
2 26 (9.29%) Android
3 17 (6.07%) Apple iOS
3 17 (6.07%) Windows
4 9 (3.21%) UNIX
5 6 (2.14%) Mac OS X
6 1 (0.36%) Embedded Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 164 (58.57%) Agile Software Development
2 93 (33.21%) OO
3 73 (26.07%) TDD
4 66 (23.57%) MVC
5 38 (13.57%) Scrum
6 36 (12.86%) Unit Testing
7 35 (12.50%) BDD
7 35 (12.50%) Business Intelligence
8 31 (11.07%) Continuous Integration
9 29 (10.36%) Analytics
10 28 (10.00%) SOA
11 27 (9.64%) UML
12 24 (8.57%) Multithreading
12 24 (8.57%) Software Testing
13 23 (8.21%) Project Management
13 23 (8.21%) Agile Testing
14 22 (7.86%) Android Development
14 22 (7.86%) Line Management
14 22 (7.86%) OOP
15 21 (7.50%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 137 (48.93%) C#
2 103 (36.79%) SQL
3 86 (30.71%) Java
4 46 (16.43%) JavaScript
5 29 (10.36%) Python
6 26 (9.29%) PHP
7 21 (7.50%) C++
8 20 (7.14%) T-SQL
9 17 (6.07%) Ruby
10 10 (3.57%) Bash Shell
11 6 (2.14%) VB
11 6 (2.14%) VB.NET
12 3 (1.07%) C
12 3 (1.07%) VB6
13 2 (0.71%) Perl
14 1 (0.36%) X++
14 1 (0.36%) PHP5
14 1 (0.36%) Erlang
14 1 (0.36%) R
Qualifications
1 87 (31.07%) Degree
2 6 (2.14%) Microsoft Certification
3 4 (1.43%) MCSE
3 4 (1.43%) MCSA
4 2 (0.71%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
5 1 (0.36%) Security Cleared
5 1 (0.36%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (5.00%) QA
2 9 (3.21%) SLA
3 1 (0.36%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (0.36%) WCAG
3 1 (0.36%) WAI
System Software
1 29 (10.36%) Hyper-V
2 5 (1.79%) Active Directory
2 5 (1.79%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 1 (0.36%) MOM
1 1 (0.36%) HP Quality Center
1 1 (0.36%) Puppet
1 1 (0.36%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (0.36%) HAProxy
1 1 (0.36%) Salt
Vendors
1 72 (25.71%) Oracle
2 61 (21.79%) Microsoft
3 17 (6.07%) Apple
4 3 (1.07%) LexisNexis
5 2 (0.71%) Sybase
6 1 (0.36%) HP
6 1 (0.36%) Sony
6 1 (0.36%) Cloudera
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Networking People
Posted: 3 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
TEKsystems
Salary: £40000 - £60000 per annum + Package
Posted: 4 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Salary: £28000 - £35000 per annum + Bens
Posted: 5 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
The Health and Social Care Information Centre
Salary: From £39,239 to £47,088 per annum
Posted: 7 hours ago
Leeds, Yorkshire
The SmartList
Salary: circa £45k depending on experience + benefits
Posted: 12 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
The Bridge Ltd
Salary: Unspecified -Market rates+ bonus + great benefits + Car allowance
Posted: 3 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
The Bridge Ltd
Salary: From £35,000 to £40,000 per annum Pension, Private Healthcare + other
Posted: 4 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
The Bridge Ltd
Salary: From £24,000 to £30,000 per annum Pension, Private Healthcare + other
Posted: 4 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Hotfoot Recruitment
Salary: Up to £40,000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Hotfoot Recruitment
Salary: Up to £45,000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Leeds
Searchability
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Leeds
Searchability
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Leeds
Searchability
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Boston Spa, Leeds or St Pancras, London
British Library
Salary: Boston Spa £28,450 - £33,041; St Pancras £31,858 - £36,087
Posted: 5 days ago
Leeds
British Library
Posted: 5 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Techsearch Technology
Salary: From £35,000 to £45,000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
AMsource Technology
Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum + Pension, Life Insurance, Holidays
Posted: 6 days ago
Leeds
Pro-Quest Resourcing Ltd
Salary: 38000-47500 Per Annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
The Bridge Ltd
Salary: From £35,000 to £40,000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago