Period
to 22 September 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 22 September 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Software Engineering
6 months to
22 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 26 24 33
Rank change year-on-year -2 +9 -4
Permanent jobs citing Software Engineering 338 399 356
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Leeds 8.20% 8.09% 6.44%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 8.96% 8.62% 6.91%
Number of salaries quoted 267 346 303
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 £35,000 £28,450
90th Percentile £63,007 £60,000 £62,500
West Yorkshire median annual salary £45,000 £47,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year -5.26% +11.76% -

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 3,772 4,631 5,153
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Leeds 91.51% 93.84% 93.25%
Number of salaries quoted 3,159 3,896 4,259
Leeds median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +7.14% -1.18%
10th Percentile £27,500 £27,500 £26,250
90th Percentile £65,000 £63,750 £62,500
West Yorkshire median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,000
% change year-on-year +5.88% +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 22 September 2018.

Salary histogram for Software Engineering in Leeds

For the 6 months to 22 September 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.

1 227 (67.16%) Agile Software Development
2 191 (56.51%) C#
3 162 (47.93%) Java
4 149 (44.08%) JavaScript
5 139 (41.12%) .NET
6 129 (38.17%) TDD
7 122 (36.09%) SQL
8 101 (29.88%) ASP.NET
9 99 (29.29%) BDD
10 92 (27.22%) DevOps
11 89 (26.33%) MVC
11 89 (26.33%) Test Automation
12 86 (25.44%) Continuous Integration
13 77 (22.78%) Scrum
14 74 (21.89%) Enterprise Software
14 74 (21.89%) Greenfield Project
15 71 (21.01%) Microsoft
15 71 (21.01%) Pair Programming
16 70 (20.71%) ASP.NET MVC
17 65 (19.23%) HTML
18 63 (18.64%) Mentoring
19 61 (18.05%) CSS
20 60 (17.75%) Jenkins
21 59 (17.46%) Finance
22 57 (16.86%) OO
23 56 (16.57%) Python
24 55 (16.27%) C++
25 52 (15.38%) React
26 50 (14.79%) Microservices
27 49 (14.50%) Web Services

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 14 (4.14%) Elasticsearch
2 13 (3.85%) nginx
3 10 (2.96%) Tomcat
4 3 (0.89%) Adobe Experience Manager
5 2 (0.59%) Apache
5 2 (0.59%) Confluence
5 2 (0.59%) Drupal
6 1 (0.30%) SharePoint
6 1 (0.30%) WebLogic
6 1 (0.30%) WebSphere
Applications
1 1 (0.30%) HipChat
Cloud Services
1 37 (10.95%) Amazon AWS
2 29 (8.58%) Microsoft Azure
3 19 (5.62%) Google Cloud Platform
4 9 (2.66%) G Suite
4 9 (2.66%) Office 365
4 9 (2.66%) Slack
5 7 (2.07%) Cloud Computing
6 4 (1.18%) SaaS
7 3 (0.89%) GitHub
8 2 (0.59%) Serverless
9 1 (0.30%) AWS Lambda
Communications & Networking
1 8 (2.37%) HTTP
2 3 (0.89%) DNS
2 3 (0.89%) SMS
3 1 (0.30%) Bluetooth
3 1 (0.30%) DVB
3 1 (0.30%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 34 (10.06%) SQL Server
2 31 (9.17%) NoSQL
3 17 (5.03%) MongoDB
4 16 (4.73%) Redis
5 15 (4.44%) PostgreSQL
6 14 (4.14%) MySQL
7 8 (2.37%) Apache Cassandra
7 8 (2.37%) Big Data
8 6 (1.78%) SQL Server 2012
9 5 (1.48%) RavenDB
10 4 (1.18%) Hadoop
11 3 (0.89%) Amazon DynamoDB
12 2 (0.59%) Blockchain
12 2 (0.59%) Oracle BI EE
12 2 (0.59%) Relational Database
13 1 (0.30%) Amazon Aurora
13 1 (0.30%) Amazon Redshift
13 1 (0.30%) Data Mart
13 1 (0.30%) SQL Server Analysis Services
13 1 (0.30%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 60 (17.75%) Jenkins
2 42 (12.43%) Git (software)
2 42 (12.43%) Selenium
3 36 (10.65%) Cucumber
4 21 (6.21%) Subversion
5 20 (5.92%) Mercurial
6 17 (5.03%) MSTest
6 17 (5.03%) NUnit
7 16 (4.73%) WebDriver
8 13 (3.85%) JMeter
9 10 (2.96%) Gatling
9 10 (2.96%) JIRA
9 10 (2.96%) Visual Studio
10 9 (2.66%) Appium
10 9 (2.66%) Buildbot
10 9 (2.66%) NeoLoad
10 9 (2.66%) PHPUnit
10 9 (2.66%) Ranorex
10 9 (2.66%) SoapUI
10 9 (2.66%) WebLOAD
General
1 59 (17.46%) Finance
2 18 (5.33%) Retail
3 9 (2.66%) Games
4 8 (2.37%) Manufacturing
5 6 (1.78%) Marketing
6 4 (1.18%) Law
7 3 (0.89%) Back Office
8 2 (0.59%) Pharmaceutical
8 2 (0.59%) Telecoms
9 1 (0.30%) Advertising
9 1 (0.30%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 151 (44.67%) Developer
2 130 (38.46%) Software Engineer
3 65 (19.23%) C# Developer
4 50 (14.79%) Java Engineer
5 48 (14.20%) Java Software Engineer
6 36 (10.65%) Software Developer
7 34 (10.06%) Senior Developer
8 28 (8.28%) .NET Software Engineer
9 25 (7.40%) Senior C# Developer
9 25 (7.40%) Senior Software Engineer
10 24 (7.10%) C# Software Engineer
11 23 (6.80%) Developer in Test
12 21 (6.21%) JavaScript Developer
13 20 (5.92%) Architect
13 20 (5.92%) Senior JavaScript Developer
14 19 (5.62%) Senior SQL Developer
14 19 (5.62%) SQL Developer
15 18 (5.33%) .NET Developer
16 17 (5.03%) Java Developer
17 15 (4.44%) Python Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 139 (41.12%) .NET
2 101 (29.88%) ASP.NET
3 70 (20.71%) ASP.NET MVC
4 65 (19.23%) HTML
5 61 (18.05%) CSS
6 52 (15.38%) React
7 49 (14.50%) Web Services
8 44 (13.02%) Spring
9 43 (12.72%) RESTful
10 42 (12.43%) AngularJS
11 39 (11.54%) Node.js
12 30 (8.88%) .NET Framework
12 30 (8.88%) Spring Boot
13 29 (8.58%) XML
14 26 (7.69%) Entity Framework
15 23 (6.80%) jQuery
15 23 (6.80%) RabbitMQ
16 21 (6.21%) SOAP
17 20 (5.92%) WCF
17 20 (5.92%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 74 (21.89%) Enterprise Software
1 74 (21.89%) Greenfield Project
2 30 (8.88%) User Experience
3 22 (6.51%) Computer Science
3 22 (6.51%) Self-Motivation
4 14 (4.14%) Analytical Skills
5 9 (2.66%) Public Cloud
6 7 (2.07%) Life Science
6 7 (2.07%) Mobile App
7 4 (1.18%) Device Driver
7 4 (1.18%) Fintech
8 2 (0.59%) Cloud Native
8 2 (0.59%) Digital TV
8 2 (0.59%) Photography
8 2 (0.59%) Smartphone
9 1 (0.30%) Algorithms
9 1 (0.30%) Embedded Systems
9 1 (0.30%) Smart Home
Operating Systems
1 31 (9.17%) Linux
2 19 (5.62%) Android
3 7 (2.07%) Embedded Linux
4 6 (1.78%) Windows
5 4 (1.18%) Apple iOS
6 2 (0.59%) Unix
7 1 (0.30%) CentOS
7 1 (0.30%) Ubuntu
7 1 (0.30%) Windows Embedded Compact
Processes & Methodologies
1 227 (67.16%) Agile Software Development
2 129 (38.17%) TDD
3 99 (29.29%) BDD
4 92 (27.22%) DevOps
5 89 (26.33%) MVC
5 89 (26.33%) Test Automation
6 86 (25.44%) Continuous Integration
7 77 (22.78%) Scrum
8 71 (21.01%) Pair Programming
9 63 (18.64%) Mentoring
10 57 (16.86%) OO
11 50 (14.79%) Microservices
12 46 (13.61%) Unit Testing
13 45 (13.31%) Continuous Delivery
14 35 (10.36%) DSDM
15 32 (9.47%) Coaching
16 28 (8.28%) Open Source
17 27 (7.99%) Domain-Driven Design
17 27 (7.99%) Problem-Solving
17 27 (7.99%) SDET
Programming Languages
1 191 (56.51%) C#
2 162 (47.93%) Java
3 149 (44.08%) JavaScript
4 122 (36.09%) SQL
5 56 (16.57%) Python
6 55 (16.27%) C++
7 42 (12.43%) Java 8
8 32 (9.47%) PHP
9 25 (7.40%) Java 9
10 19 (5.62%) Ruby
10 19 (5.62%) T-SQL
11 17 (5.03%) PL/SQL
12 15 (4.44%) C
12 15 (4.44%) Objective-C
13 14 (4.14%) Apple Swift
14 12 (3.55%) Scala
15 8 (2.37%) Kotlin
16 5 (1.48%) ES6
16 5 (1.48%) Go
17 4 (1.18%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 12 (3.55%) Degree
2 6 (1.78%) ISEB
3 5 (1.48%) SC Cleared
3 5 (1.48%) Security Cleared
4 2 (0.59%) Computer Science Degree
4 2 (0.59%) MCP
5 1 (0.30%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (4.73%) QA
System Software
1 46 (13.61%) Docker
2 3 (0.89%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 28 (8.28%) Ansible
2 17 (5.03%) Kubernetes
3 11 (3.25%) Puppet
4 8 (2.37%) Opscode Chef
5 4 (1.18%) Prometheus
6 3 (0.89%) PowerCLI
7 2 (0.59%) Terraform
8 1 (0.30%) Grafana
8 1 (0.30%) Kibana
8 1 (0.30%) Xymon
8 1 (0.30%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 71 (21.01%) Microsoft
2 34 (10.06%) Google
3 23 (6.80%) Xamarin
4 13 (3.85%) Oracle
5 6 (1.78%) Sitecore
5 6 (1.78%) Twitter
5 6 (1.78%) VMware
6 3 (0.89%) Adobe
6 3 (0.89%) MuleSoft
6 3 (0.89%) webMethods
7 1 (0.30%) hybris
7 1 (0.30%) Red Hat
7 1 (0.30%) SAP
7 1 (0.30%) TIBCO