Period
to 17 November 2018

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 17 November 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Software Engineering
6 months to
17 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 23 21 32
Rank change year-on-year -2 +11 -7
Permanent jobs citing Software Engineering 357 395 364
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Leeds 9.20% 7.99% 6.69%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 10.12% 8.52% 7.20%
Number of salaries quoted 296 349 329
Leeds median annual salary £47,500 £50,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.00% +11.11% +5.88%
10th Percentile £36,250 £36,250 £29,850
90th Percentile £62,500 £61,250 £60,000
West Yorkshire median annual salary £45,000 £50,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year -10.00% +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 3,527 4,635 5,054
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Leeds 90.88% 93.79% 92.96%
Number of salaries quoted 2,928 3,902 4,320
Leeds median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.88% -
10th Percentile £27,500 £27,500 £26,250
90th Percentile £63,750 £62,500 £62,500
West Yorkshire median annual salary £43,750 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year +2.94% - +3.66%

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 17 November 2018.

Salary histogram for Software Engineering in Leeds

For the 6 months to 17 November 2018, IT jobs citing Software Engineering also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the Leeds region with a requirement for Software Engineering.

1 230 (64.43%) Agile Software Development
2 202 (56.58%) C#
3 158 (44.26%) JavaScript
4 150 (42.02%) SQL
5 145 (40.62%) .NET
6 143 (40.06%) TDD
7 136 (38.10%) Java
8 116 (32.49%) Continuous Integration
9 114 (31.93%) ASP.NET
10 107 (29.97%) BDD
11 100 (28.01%) MVC
12 90 (25.21%) DevOps
13 88 (24.65%) Greenfield Project
14 82 (22.97%) Enterprise Software
14 82 (22.97%) Test Automation
15 80 (22.41%) Microsoft
16 79 (22.13%) ASP.NET MVC
17 76 (21.29%) Jenkins
17 76 (21.29%) Python
18 71 (19.89%) Pair Programming
18 71 (19.89%) HTML
19 68 (19.05%) Mentoring
20 67 (18.77%) CSS
21 62 (17.37%) C++
22 61 (17.09%) React
23 59 (16.53%) Continuous Delivery
23 59 (16.53%) Git (software)
23 59 (16.53%) Scrum
24 52 (14.57%) Finance
25 49 (13.73%) Unit Testing

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 (7.28%) Elasticsearch
2 25 (7.00%) nginx
3 13 (3.64%) Apache
4 11 (3.08%) Apache Spark
5 2 (0.56%) SharePoint
5 2 (0.56%) Tomcat
6 1 (0.28%) Confluence
6 1 (0.28%) Drupal
6 1 (0.28%) WebLogic
6 1 (0.28%) WebSphere
Applications
1 1 (0.28%) HipChat
1 1 (0.28%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (0.28%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 41 (11.48%) Microsoft Azure
2 40 (11.20%) Amazon AWS
3 26 (7.28%) Google Cloud Platform
4 10 (2.80%) G Suite
4 10 (2.80%) Office 365
5 5 (1.40%) Cloud Computing
6 4 (1.12%) SaaS
7 3 (0.84%) GitHub
8 2 (0.56%) Serverless
9 1 (0.28%) Adobe Analytics
9 1 (0.28%) AWS Lambda
9 1 (0.28%) NuGet
Communications & Networking
1 5 (1.40%) HTTP
2 3 (0.84%) DNS
2 3 (0.84%) SMS
3 1 (0.28%) Bluetooth
3 1 (0.28%) DVB
3 1 (0.28%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 45 (12.61%) NoSQL
2 38 (10.64%) SQL Server
3 28 (7.84%) Redis
4 27 (7.56%) PostgreSQL
5 26 (7.28%) MongoDB
6 21 (5.88%) Apache Cassandra
7 15 (4.20%) MySQL
8 14 (3.92%) Riak
9 13 (3.64%) Hadoop
10 11 (3.08%) CouchDB
10 11 (3.08%) GIS
11 10 (2.80%) SQL Server 2012
12 4 (1.12%) Big Data
13 3 (0.84%) Relational Database
14 2 (0.56%) Amazon DynamoDB
14 2 (0.56%) Oracle BI EE
14 2 (0.56%) RavenDB
15 1 (0.28%) SQL Server 2008
15 1 (0.28%) SQL Server Analysis Services
15 1 (0.28%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 76 (21.29%) Jenkins
2 59 (16.53%) Git (software)
3 42 (11.76%) Selenium
4 33 (9.24%) Subversion
5 30 (8.40%) Mercurial
6 29 (8.12%) Cucumber
7 17 (4.76%) NUnit
8 16 (4.48%) MSTest
8 16 (4.48%) Visual Studio
9 13 (3.64%) WebDriver
10 12 (3.36%) JMeter
11 11 (3.08%) Appium
11 11 (3.08%) Gatling
11 11 (3.08%) SoapUI
12 10 (2.80%) Atlassian Bamboo
12 10 (2.80%) Buildbot
12 10 (2.80%) NeoLoad
12 10 (2.80%) Ranorex
12 10 (2.80%) WATIR
12 10 (2.80%) WebLOAD
General
1 52 (14.57%) Finance
2 22 (6.16%) Retail
3 9 (2.52%) Marketing
4 7 (1.96%) Manufacturing
5 6 (1.68%) Games
6 3 (0.84%) Advertising
6 3 (0.84%) Back Office
7 2 (0.56%) Pharmaceutical
8 1 (0.28%) Electronics
8 1 (0.28%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 169 (47.34%) Developer
2 129 (36.13%) Software Engineer
3 74 (20.73%) C# Developer
4 43 (12.04%) Java Engineer
5 42 (11.76%) Java Software Engineer
6 35 (9.80%) Senior Developer
7 33 (9.24%) Software Developer
8 28 (7.84%) .NET Software Engineer
9 25 (7.00%) .NET Developer
9 25 (7.00%) Python Developer
10 24 (6.72%) Senior Data Warehouse Specialist
11 21 (5.88%) C# .NET Developer
11 21 (5.88%) C# Software Engineer
11 21 (5.88%) Senior C# Developer
12 19 (5.32%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
12 19 (5.32%) JavaScript Developer
12 19 (5.32%) Senior Software Engineer
13 17 (4.76%) ASP.NET Developer
13 17 (4.76%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
13 17 (4.76%) C# ASP.NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 145 (40.62%) .NET
2 114 (31.93%) ASP.NET
3 79 (22.13%) ASP.NET MVC
4 71 (19.89%) HTML
5 67 (18.77%) CSS
6 61 (17.09%) React
7 41 (11.48%) AngularJS
7 41 (11.48%) Node.js
7 41 (11.48%) Web Services
8 37 (10.36%) RabbitMQ
9 36 (10.08%) Spring
10 33 (9.24%) .NET Framework
11 31 (8.68%) jQuery
12 29 (8.12%) Spring Boot
13 27 (7.56%) Entity Framework
13 27 (7.56%) RESTful
14 23 (6.44%) XML
15 19 (5.32%) SOAP
15 19 (5.32%) WCF
15 19 (5.32%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 88 (24.65%) Greenfield Project
2 82 (22.97%) Enterprise Software
3 37 (10.36%) User Experience
4 22 (6.16%) Computer Science
5 19 (5.32%) Self-Motivation
6 17 (4.76%) Analytical Skills
7 10 (2.80%) Public Cloud
8 8 (2.24%) Device Driver
9 7 (1.96%) Fintech
10 6 (1.68%) Life Science
10 6 (1.68%) Mobile App
11 2 (0.56%) Cloud Native
11 2 (0.56%) Digital TV
11 2 (0.56%) Virtual Team
12 1 (0.28%) Algorithms
12 1 (0.28%) Blog
12 1 (0.28%) Embedded Systems
12 1 (0.28%) NHS
12 1 (0.28%) Smart Home
12 1 (0.28%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 35 (9.80%) Linux
2 15 (4.20%) Android
3 11 (3.08%) Embedded Linux
4 7 (1.96%) Windows
5 3 (0.84%) Ubuntu
6 2 (0.56%) Apple iOS
6 2 (0.56%) Unix
6 2 (0.56%) Windows Embedded Compact
7 1 (0.28%) CentOS
7 1 (0.28%) Debian
7 1 (0.28%) Fedora
Processes & Methodologies
1 230 (64.43%) Agile Software Development
2 143 (40.06%) TDD
3 116 (32.49%) Continuous Integration
4 107 (29.97%) BDD
5 100 (28.01%) MVC
6 90 (25.21%) DevOps
7 82 (22.97%) Test Automation
8 71 (19.89%) Pair Programming
9 68 (19.05%) Mentoring
10 59 (16.53%) Continuous Delivery
10 59 (16.53%) Scrum
11 49 (13.73%) Unit Testing
12 47 (13.17%) OO
13 44 (12.32%) Coaching
14 42 (11.76%) Microservices
15 40 (11.20%) Front End Development
16 29 (8.12%) DSDM
16 29 (8.12%) Open Source
17 25 (7.00%) SDET
18 24 (6.72%) Domain-Driven Design
Programming Languages
1 202 (56.58%) C#
2 158 (44.26%) JavaScript
3 150 (42.02%) SQL
4 136 (38.10%) Java
5 76 (21.29%) Python
6 62 (17.37%) C++
7 37 (10.36%) Java 8
8 32 (8.96%) PHP
9 25 (7.00%) Ruby
10 24 (6.72%) Java 9
11 19 (5.32%) C
11 19 (5.32%) T-SQL
12 17 (4.76%) PL/SQL
13 14 (3.92%) Scala
14 12 (3.36%) Objective-C
15 11 (3.08%) Apple Swift
16 9 (2.52%) ES6
17 8 (2.24%) TypeScript
18 5 (1.40%) Go
18 5 (1.40%) Kotlin
Qualifications
1 16 (4.48%) SC Cleared
1 16 (4.48%) Security Cleared
2 12 (3.36%) Degree
3 2 (0.56%) Computer Science Degree
3 2 (0.56%) ISEB
3 2 (0.56%) MCP
4 1 (0.28%) ISTQB
4 1 (0.28%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 1 (0.28%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (4.76%) QA
System Software
1 40 (11.20%) Docker
2 3 (0.84%) Active Directory
3 1 (0.28%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 38 (10.64%) Ansible
2 14 (3.92%) Kubernetes
2 14 (3.92%) Puppet
3 9 (2.52%) Opscode Chef
4 4 (1.12%) Prometheus
5 3 (0.84%) PowerCLI
6 1 (0.28%) Grafana
6 1 (0.28%) HP ALM
6 1 (0.28%) HP Quality Center
6 1 (0.28%) Kibana
6 1 (0.28%) Terraform
6 1 (0.28%) Xymon
6 1 (0.28%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 80 (22.41%) Microsoft
2 39 (10.92%) Google
3 26 (7.28%) Xamarin
4 15 (4.20%) Sitecore
5 10 (2.80%) Oracle
6 3 (0.84%) MuleSoft
6 3 (0.84%) Twitter
6 3 (0.84%) VMware
6 3 (0.84%) webMethods
7 1 (0.28%) Adobe
7 1 (0.28%) HP
7 1 (0.28%) hybris
7 1 (0.28%) Red Hat
7 1 (0.28%) Salesforce.com
7 1 (0.28%) SAP
7 1 (0.28%) TIBCO