Period
to 24 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Leeds with a requirement for Software Engineering skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Software Engineering over the 6 months to 24 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Software Engineering
6 months to
24 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 21 32 24
Rank change year-on-year +11 -8 +56
Permanent jobs citing Software Engineering 392 364 557
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Leeds 7.90% 6.67% 8.01%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 8.57% 7.34% 8.72%
Number of salaries quoted 348 328 442
Leeds median annual salary £52,500 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +16.67% +5.88% -
10th Percentile £36,250 £30,000 £27,500
90th Percentile £61,625 £60,000 £56,250
West Yorkshire median annual salary £50,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year +11.11% +5.88% -

Software Engineering is in the Processes and Methodologies category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in Leeds with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Leeds
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 4576 4958 6389
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Leeds 92.20% 90.89% 91.89%
Number of salaries quoted 3849 4248 5088
Leeds median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% - +6.25%
10th Percentile £27,500 £26,250 £27,000
90th Percentile £62,500 £62,500 £60,300
West Yorkshire median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,000
% change year-on-year - +1.19% +5.00%

Software Engineering
Job Vacancy Trend in Leeds

Job postings citing Software Engineering as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Leeds.

Job vacancy trend for Software Engineering 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 in Leeds.

Salary trend for Software Engineering in Leeds

Software Engineering
Salary Histogram in Leeds

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Software Engineering in Leeds over the 6 months to 24 November 2017.

Salary histogram for Software Engineering in Leeds

For the 6 months to 24 November 2017, IT jobs citing Software Engineering also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Leeds region with a requirement for Software Engineering.

1 262 (66.84%) Agile Software Development
2 188 (47.96%) Java
3 134 (34.18%) SQL
4 117 (29.85%) OO
5 112 (28.57%) C#
6 110 (28.06%) JavaScript
7 107 (27.30%) Scrum
8 104 (26.53%) PHP
9 102 (26.02%) Continuous Integration
10 100 (25.51%) .NET
11 99 (25.26%) HTML
12 80 (20.41%) TDD
12 80 (20.41%) React
13 78 (19.90%) CSS
14 73 (18.62%) Node.js
15 72 (18.37%) Git (software)
16 71 (18.11%) Subversion
17 63 (16.07%) C++
18 59 (15.05%) Python
18 59 (15.05%) AngularJS
19 58 (14.80%) Test Automation
19 58 (14.80%) Web Services
20 57 (14.54%) ASP.NET
20 57 (14.54%) Opscode Chef
21 56 (14.29%) MySQL
21 56 (14.29%) Linux
22 55 (14.03%) DevOps
23 54 (13.78%) RESTful
23 54 (13.78%) WCF
24 52 (13.27%) Docker

Software Engineering
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 26 (6.63%) Tomcat
2 22 (5.61%) Adobe Experience Manager
3 12 (3.06%) Apache
4 10 (2.55%) IIS
5 9 (2.30%) Oracle SOA Suite
6 6 (1.53%) JBoss
6 6 (1.53%) SAS
7 5 (1.28%) Apache Spark
7 5 (1.28%) Jetty
8 4 (1.02%) WebLogic
9 3 (0.77%) Drupal
9 3 (0.77%) Elasticsearch
9 3 (0.77%) Joomla!
9 3 (0.77%) OpenEdge
9 3 (0.77%) WordPress
10 2 (0.51%) Apache Pig
10 2 (0.51%) Confluence
10 2 (0.51%) nginx
11 1 (0.26%) Mule
11 1 (0.26%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 1 (0.26%) InVision
1 1 (0.26%) Microsoft Excel
1 1 (0.26%) Microsoft Office
1 1 (0.26%) Microsoft PowerPoint
1 1 (0.26%) OmniGraffle
1 1 (0.26%) SPSS
1 1 (0.26%) UXPin
Business Applications
1 4 (1.02%) Dynamics AX
1 4 (1.02%) Dynamics GP
2 3 (0.77%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 19 (4.85%) Amazon AWS
2 8 (2.04%) Microsoft Azure
3 6 (1.53%) G Suite
3 6 (1.53%) Office 365
3 6 (1.53%) Slack
4 3 (0.77%) GitHub
5 2 (0.51%) SaaS
6 1 (0.26%) Amazon EC2
6 1 (0.26%) Amazon ELB
6 1 (0.26%) Amazon S3
6 1 (0.26%) AWS CloudFormation
6 1 (0.26%) AWS Lambda
6 1 (0.26%) Firebase
6 1 (0.26%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 9 (2.30%) Internet
2 3 (0.77%) HTTP
3 2 (0.51%) Firewall
4 1 (0.26%) DNS
4 1 (0.26%) Network Security
4 1 (0.26%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 56 (14.29%) MySQL
2 44 (11.22%) SQL Server
3 35 (8.93%) NoSQL
4 23 (5.87%) MongoDB
5 16 (4.08%) Big Data
5 16 (4.08%) SQL Server 2005
6 14 (3.57%) SQL Server 2008
7 13 (3.32%) Hadoop
8 11 (2.81%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 10 (2.55%) Riak
10 9 (2.30%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 7 (1.79%) Relational Database
12 6 (1.53%) Redis
13 5 (1.28%) SQL Server Analysis Services
14 4 (1.02%) Couchbase
14 4 (1.02%) Data Warehouse
15 3 (0.77%) Apache Hive
15 3 (0.77%) Azure SQL Database
15 3 (0.77%) PostgreSQL
16 1 (0.26%) Apache Cassandra
Development Applications
1 72 (18.37%) Git (software)
2 71 (18.11%) Subversion
3 37 (9.44%) Mercurial
3 37 (9.44%) NUnit
4 33 (8.42%) MSTest
5 29 (7.40%) Jenkins
6 28 (7.14%) Visual Studio
7 26 (6.63%) Selenium
8 24 (6.12%) JIRA
9 18 (4.59%) Cucumber
10 15 (3.83%) Android Studio
10 15 (3.83%) Eclipse
11 13 (3.32%) PHPUnit
11 13 (3.32%) SpecFlow
12 9 (2.30%) Atlassian Bamboo
12 9 (2.30%) Team Foundation Server
12 9 (2.30%) WebDriver
13 7 (1.79%) SoapUI
13 7 (1.79%) TeamCity
13 7 (1.79%) Vagrant
General
1 46 (11.73%) Finance
2 24 (6.12%) Games
3 13 (3.32%) Electronics
3 13 (3.32%) Telecoms
4 8 (2.04%) Pharmaceutical
5 6 (1.53%) Multimedia
5 6 (1.53%) Retail
6 3 (0.77%) General Ledger
6 3 (0.77%) Marketing
7 1 (0.26%) Banking
Job Titles
1 195 (49.74%) Software Engineer
2 92 (23.47%) Developer
3 77 (19.64%) Senior Software Engineer
4 72 (18.37%) Java Engineer
5 69 (17.60%) Java Software Engineer
6 52 (13.27%) Principal Engineer
7 45 (11.48%) Senior Java Engineer
7 45 (11.48%) Senior Java Software Engineer
8 33 (8.42%) C# Software Engineer
9 27 (6.89%) .NET Software Engineer
10 24 (6.12%) PHP Software Engineer
10 24 (6.12%) Principal Software Engineer
11 21 (5.36%) Software Developer
12 18 (4.59%) Java Developer
13 17 (4.34%) Python Software Engineer
14 16 (4.08%) AWS Engineer
14 16 (4.08%) C# Developer
14 16 (4.08%) C++ Software Engineer
15 14 (3.57%) .NET Developer
16 13 (3.32%) Senior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 100 (25.51%) .NET
2 99 (25.26%) HTML
3 80 (20.41%) React
4 78 (19.90%) CSS
5 73 (18.62%) Node.js
6 59 (15.05%) AngularJS
7 58 (14.80%) Web Services
8 57 (14.54%) ASP.NET
9 54 (13.78%) RESTful
9 54 (13.78%) WCF
10 47 (11.99%) jQuery
11 42 (10.71%) WPF
12 41 (10.46%) XML
13 34 (8.67%) LAMP
14 33 (8.42%) J2EE
14 33 (8.42%) SOAP
15 31 (7.91%) Spring
16 26 (6.63%) XSLT
17 24 (6.12%) Silverlight
17 24 (6.12%) WF
Miscellaneous
1 25 (6.38%) Algorithms
2 24 (6.12%) Data Structures
3 23 (5.87%) Enterprise Software
4 15 (3.83%) NHS
4 15 (3.83%) User Experience
5 13 (3.32%) Analytical Skills
6 12 (3.06%) Digital TV
7 10 (2.55%) Computer Science
7 10 (2.55%) Linux Command Line
8 9 (2.30%) Management Information System
9 8 (2.04%) Greenfield Project
10 4 (1.02%) Driving Licence
11 3 (0.77%) Mobile App
12 2 (0.51%) PMI
13 1 (0.26%) Client/Server
13 1 (0.26%) Fintech
13 1 (0.26%) FMCG
13 1 (0.26%) Robotics
13 1 (0.26%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 56 (14.29%) Linux
2 27 (6.89%) Android
2 27 (6.89%) Windows
3 15 (3.83%) Windows Embedded Compact
4 14 (3.57%) Apple iOS
5 4 (1.02%) CentOS
5 4 (1.02%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 2 (0.51%) Unix
7 1 (0.26%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 262 (66.84%) Agile Software Development
2 117 (29.85%) OO
3 107 (27.30%) Scrum
4 102 (26.02%) Continuous Integration
5 80 (20.41%) TDD
6 58 (14.80%) Test Automation
7 55 (14.03%) DevOps
8 51 (13.01%) DSDM
9 49 (12.50%) Mentoring
9 49 (12.50%) SDLC
10 47 (11.99%) Pair Programming
11 38 (9.69%) BDD
11 38 (9.69%) Kanban
12 36 (9.18%) Open Source
12 36 (9.18%) RUP
13 34 (8.67%) Unit Testing
14 31 (7.91%) MVC
15 27 (6.89%) UML
16 25 (6.38%) Service Delivery
17 24 (6.12%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 188 (47.96%) Java
2 134 (34.18%) SQL
3 112 (28.57%) C#
4 110 (28.06%) JavaScript
5 104 (26.53%) PHP
6 63 (16.07%) C++
7 59 (15.05%) Python
8 40 (10.20%) T-SQL
9 29 (7.40%) Ruby
10 24 (6.12%) PL/SQL
11 16 (4.08%) Scala
12 13 (3.32%) VB
13 11 (2.81%) Bash Shell
14 6 (1.53%) C
15 5 (1.28%) Java 9
16 4 (1.02%) Go
16 4 (1.02%) Kotlin
17 3 (0.77%) Progress 4GL
17 3 (0.77%) R
18 2 (0.51%) Delphi
Qualifications
1 48 (12.24%) Degree
2 5 (1.28%) Computer Science Degree
3 2 (0.51%) PMI Certification
4 1 (0.26%) ISEB
4 1 (0.26%) ISTQB
4 1 (0.26%) MBA
4 1 (0.26%) MCT
4 1 (0.26%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (0.26%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (1.28%) QA
2 2 (0.51%) SLA
System Software
1 52 (13.27%) Docker
Systems Management
1 57 (14.54%) Opscode Chef
2 31 (7.91%) Ansible
3 29 (7.40%) Puppet
4 9 (2.30%) Kubernetes
4 9 (2.30%) Packer
5 8 (2.04%) Salt
6 7 (1.79%) Terraform
7 1 (0.26%) Cobbler
7 1 (0.26%) Grafana
7 1 (0.26%) HP SiteScope
7 1 (0.26%) Nagios
Vendors
1 26 (6.63%) Microsoft
2 23 (5.87%) Adobe
3 22 (5.61%) Oracle
4 19 (4.85%) Zend
5 7 (1.79%) Google
6 6 (1.53%) SaltStack
7 4 (1.02%) Red Hat
8 3 (0.77%) BT
8 3 (0.77%) Progress
9 2 (0.51%) Capita
9 2 (0.51%) Sitecore
9 2 (0.51%) Splunk
9 2 (0.51%) VMware
9 2 (0.51%) Xamarin
10 1 (0.26%) New Relic
10 1 (0.26%) Perforce
10 1 (0.26%) webMethods