Period
to 16 October 2017

The median annual salary for a Senior Software Engineer was £52,500 in advertised job vacancies in Leeds during the 6 months to 16 October 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
6 months to
16 Oct 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 145 215 224
Rank change year-on-year +70 +9 +23
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Software Engineer 72 25 40
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Leeds 1.51% 0.46% 0.57%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.56% 0.47% 0.59%
Number of salaries quoted 70 24 31
Leeds median annual salary £52,500 £45,500 £56,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +15.38% -19.47% +25.56%
10th Percentile £41,875 £42,500 £40,000
90th Percentile £60,000 £62,500 £87,500
West Yorkshire median annual salary £52,500 £45,750 £56,500
% change year-on-year +14.75% -19.03% +25.56%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Leeds. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title that can be normalized. As such, the figures in the second row provide an indication of the number of permanent jobs in our overall sample.

All Permanent IT Job Vacancies
Leeds
Permanent vacancies in Leeds with a recognized job title 4627 5322 6821
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 97.02% 98.03% 97.58%
Number of salaries quoted 3916 4512 5396
Leeds median annual salary £45,000 £40,500 £42,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +11.11% -3.57% +5.00%
10th Percentile £26,250 £26,000 £26,250
90th Percentile £62,500 £62,500 £61,000
West Yorkshire median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +6.25% - -

Senior Software Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in Leeds

Job postings that featured Senior Software Engineer in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Leeds.

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 6 months to 16 October 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 16 October 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 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 47 (65.28%) Java
3 35 (48.61%) Agile Software Development
4 31 (43.06%) SQL
5 27 (37.50%) Continuous Integration
6 26 (36.11%) Scrum
7 25 (34.72%) Pair Programming
8 24 (33.33%) Degree
8 24 (33.33%) Mentoring
9 23 (31.94%) Data Structures
9 23 (31.94%) Algorithms
9 23 (31.94%) Git (software)
9 23 (31.94%) Test Automation
9 23 (31.94%) Mercurial
9 23 (31.94%) NoSQL
9 23 (31.94%) Subversion
9 23 (31.94%) OO
10 20 (27.78%) Spring
11 19 (26.39%) Tomcat
11 19 (26.39%) AngularJS
11 19 (26.39%) RESTful
12 18 (25.00%) Node.js
12 18 (25.00%) React
12 18 (25.00%) PHP
12 18 (25.00%) Hibernate
13 17 (23.61%) Extreme Programming
13 17 (23.61%) Ember.js
14 10 (13.89%) JavaScript
14 10 (13.89%) C#
14 10 (13.89%) Docker

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 19 (26.39%) Tomcat
Database & Business Intelligence
1 23 (31.94%) NoSQL
2 6 (8.33%) MySQL
3 5 (6.94%) MongoDB
4 2 (2.78%) Hadoop
5 1 (1.39%) Relational Database
5 1 (1.39%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 23 (31.94%) Git (software)
1 23 (31.94%) Mercurial
1 23 (31.94%) Subversion
2 3 (4.17%) Maven
3 1 (1.39%) Cucumber
3 1 (1.39%) JUnit
3 1 (1.39%) Mockito
General
1 8 (11.11%) Electronics
2 7 (9.72%) Games
2 7 (9.72%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (27.78%) Spring
2 19 (26.39%) AngularJS
2 19 (26.39%) RESTful
3 18 (25.00%) Hibernate
3 18 (25.00%) Node.js
3 18 (25.00%) React
4 17 (23.61%) Ember.js
5 9 (12.50%) .NET
6 8 (11.11%) LAMP
7 7 (9.72%) CSS
7 7 (9.72%) HTML
7 7 (9.72%) Laravel
7 7 (9.72%) Symfony
8 6 (8.33%) WCF
8 6 (8.33%) WPF
9 5 (6.94%) J2EE
9 5 (6.94%) RabbitMQ
9 5 (6.94%) XML
10 4 (5.56%) Web Services
11 3 (4.17%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 23 (31.94%) Algorithms
1 23 (31.94%) Data Structures
2 6 (8.33%) Digital TV
3 3 (4.17%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (1.39%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 4 (5.56%) Linux
2 1 (1.39%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 72 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 35 (48.61%) Agile Software Development
3 27 (37.50%) Continuous Integration
4 26 (36.11%) Scrum
5 25 (34.72%) Pair Programming
6 24 (33.33%) Mentoring
7 23 (31.94%) OO
7 23 (31.94%) Test Automation
8 17 (23.61%) Extreme Programming
9 9 (12.50%) TDD
10 8 (11.11%) BDD
10 8 (11.11%) Unit Testing
11 7 (9.72%) Domain-Driven Design
11 7 (9.72%) Kanban
12 6 (8.33%) High Availability
13 5 (6.94%) DevOps
13 5 (6.94%) Microservices
13 5 (6.94%) Open Source
14 3 (4.17%) MVC
15 2 (2.78%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 47 (65.28%) Java
2 31 (43.06%) SQL
3 18 (25.00%) PHP
4 10 (13.89%) C#
4 10 (13.89%) JavaScript
5 7 (9.72%) C++
6 2 (2.78%) Scala
7 1 (1.39%) C
7 1 (1.39%) Embedded C
Qualifications
1 24 (33.33%) Degree
2 1 (1.39%) Computer Science Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.39%) QA
System Software
1 10 (13.89%) Docker
Systems Management
1 8 (11.11%) Opscode Chef
2 5 (6.94%) Ansible
3 3 (4.17%) Puppet
4 2 (2.78%) Salt
Vendors
1 7 (9.72%) Zend
2 2 (2.78%) Oracle