The median annual salary for a Senior Software Engineer was £55,000 in advertised job vacancies in Leeds during the 3 months to 28 March 2017.

The first table below provides salary benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to same period in the previous 2 years.

Senior Software Engineer
3 months to
28 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 122 174 178
Rank change year-on-year +52 +4  
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Software Engineer 36 5 10
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Leeds 1.39% 0.15% 0.27%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.43% 0.16% 0.27%
Number of salaries quoted 36 4 9
Median salary £55,000 £52,500 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.76% +10.52%  
UK excluding London median salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year +5.26% -  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in permanent job vacancies advertised in Leeds. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such, the figures in the first row provide an indication of the number of permanent jobs in our overall sample.

IT Job Roles
Leeds
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 2522 3197 3655
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Leeds 97.41% 96.67% 97.91%
Number of salaries quoted 2228 2622 2943
Median salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% -  
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £28,500 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £55,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,000 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +1.20% +3.75%  

Senior Software Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in Leeds

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Leeds that featured Senior Software Engineer in the job title.

Job vacancy trend for Senior Software Engineer in Leeds

Senior Software Engineer
Salary Trend in Leeds

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Senior Software Engineer in Leeds.

Salary trend for Senior Software Engineer in Leeds

Senior Software Engineer
Salary Histogram in Leeds

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Senior Software Engineer in Leeds over the 3 months to 28 March 2017.

Salary histogram for Senior Software Engineer in Leeds

Senior Software Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in Leeds

For the 6 months to 28 March 2017, Senior Software Engineer job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Leeds region featuring Senior Software Engineer in the job title.

1 72 (94.74%) Software Engineering
2 39 (51.32%) C#
3 36 (47.37%) Java
3 36 (47.37%) SQL Server
4 33 (43.42%) Pair Programming
5 30 (39.47%) Automated Testing
6 28 (36.84%) Agile Software Development
6 28 (36.84%) .NET
7 24 (31.58%) Continuous Integration
7 24 (31.58%) Git (software)
8 23 (30.26%) SQL
8 23 (30.26%) OO
9 22 (28.95%) NoSQL
10 21 (27.63%) Data Structures
10 21 (27.63%) Algorithms
10 21 (27.63%) Mercurial
10 21 (27.63%) Degree
10 21 (27.63%) Subversion
11 10 (13.16%) Microsoft
11 10 (13.16%) Mentoring
12 9 (11.84%) AngularJS
12 9 (11.84%) ASP.NET Web API
12 9 (11.84%) Octopus Deploy
12 9 (11.84%) DevOps
12 9 (11.84%) Microsoft Azure
12 9 (11.84%) RESTful
12 9 (11.84%) PowerShell
12 9 (11.84%) MS Excel
12 9 (11.84%) SOA
12 9 (11.84%) ETL

Senior Software Engineer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Leeds by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 8 (10.53%) Tomcat
2 2 (2.63%) Confluence
Applications
1 9 (11.84%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 9 (11.84%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.32%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 36 (47.37%) SQL Server
2 22 (28.95%) NoSQL
3 9 (11.84%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (1.32%) RavenDB
4 1 (1.32%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 24 (31.58%) Git (software)
2 21 (27.63%) Mercurial
2 21 (27.63%) Subversion
3 9 (11.84%) Octopus Deploy
4 3 (3.95%) Jenkins
4 3 (3.95%) Selenium
5 2 (2.63%) Eclipse
5 2 (2.63%) IntelliJ
5 2 (2.63%) JIRA
6 1 (1.32%) Bower
6 1 (1.32%) Grunt
6 1 (1.32%) Moq
6 1 (1.32%) NuGet
6 1 (1.32%) NUnit
6 1 (1.32%) SpecFlow
6 1 (1.32%) TeamCity
6 1 (1.32%) Travis CI
6 1 (1.32%) Visual Studio
General
1 9 (11.84%) Finance
2 1 (1.32%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 28 (36.84%) .NET
2 9 (11.84%) AngularJS
2 9 (11.84%) ASP.NET Web API
2 9 (11.84%) RESTful
2 9 (11.84%) WCF
2 9 (11.84%) Web Services
2 9 (11.84%) WPF
3 8 (10.53%) Ember.js
3 8 (10.53%) Hibernate
3 8 (10.53%) Spring
4 6 (7.89%) J2EE
5 2 (2.63%) ASP.NET
5 2 (2.63%) CSS
5 2 (2.63%) HTML
6 1 (1.32%) .NET Framework
6 1 (1.32%) Durandal
6 1 (1.32%) jQuery
6 1 (1.32%) SignalR
6 1 (1.32%) Silverlight
6 1 (1.32%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 21 (27.63%) Algorithms
1 21 (27.63%) Data Structures
2 1 (1.32%) Blog
2 1 (1.32%) Machine to Machine
2 1 (1.32%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 2 (2.63%) Linux
2 1 (1.32%) Android
2 1 (1.32%) Apple iOS
2 1 (1.32%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 72 (94.74%) Software Engineering
2 33 (43.42%) Pair Programming
3 30 (39.47%) Automated Testing
4 28 (36.84%) Agile Software Development
5 24 (31.58%) Continuous Integration
6 23 (30.26%) OO
7 10 (13.16%) Mentoring
8 9 (11.84%) DevOps
8 9 (11.84%) ETL
8 9 (11.84%) SOA
8 9 (11.84%) Web Development
9 8 (10.53%) Extreme Programming
9 8 (10.53%) Scrum
10 4 (5.26%) Coaching
10 4 (5.26%) Line Management
10 4 (5.26%) TDD
11 3 (3.95%) Test Automation
12 2 (2.63%) Continuous Improvement
12 2 (2.63%) Unit Testing
13 1 (1.32%) Cybersecurity
Programming Languages
1 39 (51.32%) C#
2 36 (47.37%) Java
3 23 (30.26%) SQL
4 9 (11.84%) PowerShell
5 2 (2.63%) PHP
6 1 (1.32%) C++
6 1 (1.32%) Delphi
6 1 (1.32%) JavaScript
6 1 (1.32%) Python
6 1 (1.32%) Ruby
6 1 (1.32%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 21 (27.63%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.63%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (1.32%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (1.32%) Puppet
Vendors
1 10 (13.16%) Microsoft
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Hotfoot Recruitment
Salary: From £50,000 to £60,000 per annum
Posted: 8 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
The Bridge Ltd
Salary: To £50,000 + Bonus / Excellent Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
The Bridge Ltd
Salary: Up to £60,000 per annum plus benefits
Posted: 5 days ago