Period
to 17 February 2019

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 February 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Software Engineering
6 months to
17 Feb 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 17 20 28
Rank change year-on-year +3 +8 +1
Permanent jobs citing Software Engineering 336 419 387
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Leeds 10.63% 8.49% 7.28%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 11.57% 9.00% 7.87%
Number of salaries quoted 314 368 332
Leeds median annual salary £47,500 £50,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.00% +11.11% +4.65%
10th Percentile £36,250 £36,250 £30,000
90th Percentile £62,508 £65,000 £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 2,905 4,658 4,918
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Leeds 91.90% 94.43% 92.55%
Number of salaries quoted 2,464 3,963 4,245
Leeds median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.88% -
10th Percentile £28,750 £29,750 £26,250
90th Percentile £65,000 £62,500 £60,000
West Yorkshire median annual salary £44,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year +3.53% - +1.19%

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 February 2019.

Salary histogram for Software Engineering in Leeds

For the 6 months to 17 February 2019, 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.

1 184 (54.76%) Agile Software Development
2 165 (49.11%) C#
3 162 (48.21%) SQL
4 154 (45.83%) JavaScript
5 153 (45.54%) TDD
6 135 (40.18%) .NET
7 130 (38.69%) Continuous Integration
8 117 (34.82%) ASP.NET
9 115 (34.23%) Java
10 107 (31.85%) MVC
10 107 (31.85%) BDD
11 92 (27.38%) Enterprise Software
11 92 (27.38%) Microsoft
12 89 (26.49%) ASP.NET MVC
13 83 (24.70%) Pair Programming
14 78 (23.21%) Greenfield Project
15 77 (22.92%) DevOps
16 73 (21.73%) Continuous Delivery
17 66 (19.64%) HTML
18 65 (19.35%) Python
19 64 (19.05%) Mentoring
20 63 (18.75%) C++
20 63 (18.75%) CSS
21 62 (18.45%) Git (software)
22 60 (17.86%) Test Automation
23 57 (16.96%) React
24 56 (16.67%) Jenkins
25 51 (15.18%) NoSQL
26 49 (14.58%) Front End Development
26 49 (14.58%) Coaching

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 25 (7.44%) Elasticsearch
1 25 (7.44%) nginx
2 11 (3.27%) Apache
2 11 (3.27%) Apache Spark
3 1 (0.30%) lighttpd
3 1 (0.30%) SharePoint
Applications
1 6 (1.79%) Chatbot
2 2 (0.60%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (0.89%) Payment Gateway
2 1 (0.30%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 48 (14.29%) Microsoft Azure
2 32 (9.52%) Amazon AWS
3 25 (7.44%) Google Cloud Platform
4 7 (2.08%) G Suite
4 7 (2.08%) Office 365
5 1 (0.30%) Adobe Analytics
5 1 (0.30%) Cloud Computing
5 1 (0.30%) Fastly
5 1 (0.30%) NuGet
Communications & Networking
1 3 (0.89%) HTTP
1 3 (0.89%) SMS
2 2 (0.60%) Wireless
3 1 (0.30%) RS-232
3 1 (0.30%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 51 (15.18%) NoSQL
2 48 (14.29%) SQL Server
3 34 (10.12%) PostgreSQL
4 29 (8.63%) MongoDB
5 25 (7.44%) Redis
6 22 (6.55%) Apache Cassandra
6 22 (6.55%) Riak
7 21 (6.25%) MySQL
8 11 (3.27%) CouchDB
8 11 (3.27%) GIS
8 11 (3.27%) Hadoop
9 9 (2.68%) SQL Server 2012
10 7 (2.08%) Relational Database
11 6 (1.79%) Blockchain
12 2 (0.60%) Big Data
13 1 (0.30%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
13 1 (0.30%) Data Warehouse
13 1 (0.30%) RavenDB
13 1 (0.30%) SQL Server 2008
13 1 (0.30%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 62 (18.45%) Git (software)
2 56 (16.67%) Jenkins
3 33 (9.82%) Selenium
4 27 (8.04%) Subversion
5 25 (7.44%) Mercurial
6 16 (4.76%) NUnit
7 15 (4.46%) MSTest
8 14 (4.17%) Visual Studio
9 12 (3.57%) WebDriver
10 11 (3.27%) gulp
11 10 (2.98%) Cucumber
11 10 (2.98%) webpack
12 8 (2.38%) Appium
12 8 (2.38%) SoapUI
13 7 (2.08%) Atlassian Bamboo
13 7 (2.08%) Gatling
13 7 (2.08%) NeoLoad
13 7 (2.08%) Ranorex
13 7 (2.08%) WATIR
13 7 (2.08%) WebLOAD
General
1 31 (9.23%) Finance
2 14 (4.17%) Retail
3 10 (2.98%) Manufacturing
4 7 (2.08%) Marketing
5 5 (1.49%) Advertising
6 2 (0.60%) Telecoms
7 1 (0.30%) Law
Job Titles
1 167 (49.70%) Developer
2 128 (38.10%) Software Engineer
3 85 (25.30%) C# Developer
4 39 (11.61%) .NET Developer
5 37 (11.01%) Senior Developer
6 36 (10.71%) Java Engineer
6 36 (10.71%) Java Software Engineer
7 34 (10.12%) C# .NET Developer
8 31 (9.23%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
9 30 (8.93%) ASP.NET Developer
9 30 (8.93%) C# ASP.NET Developer
10 28 (8.33%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
11 25 (7.44%) Python Developer
12 24 (7.14%) Senior Data Warehouse Specialist
13 22 (6.55%) Software Developer
14 21 (6.25%) .NET Software Engineer
14 21 (6.25%) C# Software Engineer
15 19 (5.65%) Embedded Engineer
15 19 (5.65%) Embedded Software Engineer
15 19 (5.65%) Senior C# Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 135 (40.18%) .NET
2 117 (34.82%) ASP.NET
3 89 (26.49%) ASP.NET MVC
4 66 (19.64%) HTML
5 63 (18.75%) CSS
6 57 (16.96%) React
7 39 (11.61%) Node.js
8 38 (11.31%) .NET Framework
9 36 (10.71%) jQuery
9 36 (10.71%) RabbitMQ
10 33 (9.82%) Entity Framework
11 31 (9.23%) RESTful
12 30 (8.93%) Spring
13 29 (8.63%) Web Services
14 26 (7.74%) Spring Boot
15 23 (6.85%) AngularJS
16 20 (5.95%) XML
17 17 (5.06%) Polymer
17 17 (5.06%) Sass
18 16 (4.76%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 92 (27.38%) Enterprise Software
2 78 (23.21%) Greenfield Project
3 29 (8.63%) User Experience
4 19 (5.65%) Analytical Skills
5 14 (4.17%) Self-Motivation
6 8 (2.38%) Device Driver
7 7 (2.08%) Public Cloud
8 6 (1.79%) Fintech
9 4 (1.19%) Mobile App
10 3 (0.89%) Life Science
10 3 (0.89%) Virtual Team
11 2 (0.60%) NHS
12 1 (0.30%) Blog
12 1 (0.30%) Embedded Systems
12 1 (0.30%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
Operating Systems
1 34 (10.12%) Linux
2 13 (3.87%) Embedded Linux
3 10 (2.98%) Windows
4 8 (2.38%) Windows Embedded Compact
5 5 (1.49%) Ubuntu
6 4 (1.19%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 3 (0.89%) Android
8 1 (0.30%) Debian
8 1 (0.30%) Fedora
8 1 (0.30%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 184 (54.76%) Agile Software Development
2 153 (45.54%) TDD
3 130 (38.69%) Continuous Integration
4 107 (31.85%) BDD
4 107 (31.85%) MVC
5 83 (24.70%) Pair Programming
6 77 (22.92%) DevOps
7 73 (21.73%) Continuous Delivery
8 64 (19.05%) Mentoring
9 60 (17.86%) Test Automation
10 49 (14.58%) Coaching
10 49 (14.58%) Front End Development
11 45 (13.39%) Microservices
12 41 (12.20%) Unit Testing
13 40 (11.90%) Open Source
14 34 (10.12%) OO
15 25 (7.44%) Scrum
16 22 (6.55%) DSDM
16 22 (6.55%) User-Centered Design (UCD)
17 19 (5.65%) SDET
Programming Languages
1 165 (49.11%) C#
2 162 (48.21%) SQL
3 154 (45.83%) JavaScript
4 115 (34.23%) Java
5 65 (19.35%) Python
6 63 (18.75%) C++
7 28 (8.33%) Java 8
8 24 (7.14%) Ruby
9 21 (6.25%) C
10 20 (5.95%) Scala
11 17 (5.06%) PHP
11 17 (5.06%) PL/SQL
11 17 (5.06%) T-SQL
12 15 (4.46%) Java 9
12 15 (4.46%) Kotlin
13 8 (2.38%) ES6
13 8 (2.38%) TypeScript
14 5 (1.49%) Bash Shell
14 5 (1.49%) Perl
15 3 (0.89%) Apple Swift
Qualifications
1 14 (4.17%) Degree
1 14 (4.17%) SC Cleared
1 14 (4.17%) Security Cleared
2 4 (1.19%) Computer Science Degree
3 2 (0.60%) ISTQB
3 2 (0.60%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 1 (0.30%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (2.08%) QA
System Software
1 24 (7.14%) Docker
2 4 (1.19%) Firmware
3 1 (0.30%) Active Directory
3 1 (0.30%) Hyper-V
3 1 (0.30%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 29 (8.63%) Ansible
2 17 (5.06%) Kubernetes
3 13 (3.87%) Puppet
4 12 (3.57%) Opscode Chef
5 2 (0.60%) HP ALM
5 2 (0.60%) HP Quality Center
5 2 (0.60%) Rancher
5 2 (0.60%) Terraform
Vendors
1 92 (27.38%) Microsoft
2 32 (9.52%) Google
3 29 (8.63%) Sitecore
4 15 (4.46%) Xamarin
5 2 (0.60%) HP
5 2 (0.60%) NVIDIA
6 1 (0.30%) Adobe
6 1 (0.30%) Salesforce.com
6 1 (0.30%) Twitter