Period
to 21 July 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 21 July 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Software Engineering
6 months to
21 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 22 24 29
Rank change year-on-year +2 +5 +7
Permanent jobs citing Software Engineering 401 397 407
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Leeds 8.43% 7.77% 6.78%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 9.04% 8.30% 7.37%
Number of salaries quoted 313 335 349
Leeds median annual salary £47,500 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.56% +5.88%
10th Percentile £36,250 £32,700 £28,100
90th Percentile £70,000 £60,000 £61,250
West Yorkshire median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year - +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 4,434 4,782 5,519
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Leeds 93.23% 93.54% 91.89%
Number of salaries quoted 3,716 4,080 4,518
Leeds median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +7.14% +1.20%
10th Percentile £28,000 £26,475 £26,285
90th Percentile £65,000 £63,750 £62,500
West Yorkshire median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% -

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 21 July 2018.

Salary histogram for Software Engineering in Leeds

For the 6 months to 21 July 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.

1 265 (66.08%) Agile Software Development
2 203 (50.62%) C#
3 188 (46.88%) Java
4 173 (43.14%) JavaScript
5 157 (39.15%) .NET
6 125 (31.17%) TDD
7 117 (29.18%) SQL
8 110 (27.43%) DevOps
9 108 (26.93%) Test Automation
9 108 (26.93%) Scrum
10 103 (25.69%) ASP.NET
11 99 (24.69%) BDD
12 90 (22.44%) MVC
13 87 (21.70%) Continuous Integration
14 77 (19.20%) OO
15 76 (18.95%) HTML
16 75 (18.70%) CSS
17 71 (17.71%) ASP.NET MVC
18 67 (16.71%) Amazon AWS
18 67 (16.71%) Microsoft
19 65 (16.21%) AngularJS
20 64 (15.96%) Mentoring
21 63 (15.71%) Docker
21 63 (15.71%) Enterprise Software
21 63 (15.71%) React
21 63 (15.71%) Greenfield Project
22 62 (15.46%) Finance
22 62 (15.46%) Python
22 62 (15.46%) Pair Programming
23 59 (14.71%) 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 18 (4.49%) Elasticsearch
2 11 (2.74%) Apache
2 11 (2.74%) Tomcat
3 9 (2.24%) Joomla!
3 9 (2.24%) nginx
4 6 (1.50%) Apache Spark
5 5 (1.25%) Adobe Experience Manager
6 4 (1.00%) Apache Solr
7 2 (0.50%) Confluence
7 2 (0.50%) Drupal
7 2 (0.50%) WebSphere
8 1 (0.25%) IIS
8 1 (0.25%) SharePoint
8 1 (0.25%) WebLogic
Applications
1 1 (0.25%) HipChat
Cloud Services
1 67 (16.71%) Amazon AWS
2 39 (9.73%) Microsoft Azure
3 11 (2.74%) Google Cloud Platform
4 8 (2.00%) Cloud Computing
5 7 (1.75%) G Suite
5 7 (1.75%) Office 365
5 7 (1.75%) Slack
6 4 (1.00%) SaaS
7 2 (0.50%) GitHub
7 2 (0.50%) Serverless
8 1 (0.25%) AWS Lambda
8 1 (0.25%) Boomi
Communications & Networking
1 4 (1.00%) TCP/IP
2 3 (0.75%) HTTP
3 2 (0.50%) Bluetooth
3 2 (0.50%) DNS
3 2 (0.50%) Wireless
4 1 (0.25%) AMQP
4 1 (0.25%) DVB
4 1 (0.25%) Internet
4 1 (0.25%) WEP
4 1 (0.25%) Wi-Fi
4 1 (0.25%) ZigBee
4 1 (0.25%) Z-Wave
Database & Business Intelligence
1 46 (11.47%) SQL Server
2 39 (9.73%) NoSQL
3 25 (6.23%) MongoDB
4 23 (5.74%) MySQL
5 19 (4.74%) Big Data
6 16 (3.99%) Redis
7 11 (2.74%) Hadoop
8 10 (2.49%) RavenDB
9 8 (2.00%) Apache Cassandra
9 8 (2.00%) PostgreSQL
10 6 (1.50%) SQL Server 2012
11 4 (1.00%) Blockchain
11 4 (1.00%) HBase
11 4 (1.00%) Relational Database
12 2 (0.50%) Amazon DynamoDB
12 2 (0.50%) Apache Hive
12 2 (0.50%) Oracle BI EE
13 1 (0.25%) Data Mart
13 1 (0.25%) SQL Server Analysis Services
13 1 (0.25%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 52 (12.97%) Selenium
2 49 (12.22%) Git (software)
3 45 (11.22%) Cucumber
4 44 (10.97%) Jenkins
5 26 (6.48%) Subversion
6 21 (5.24%) Mercurial
6 21 (5.24%) WebDriver
7 19 (4.74%) MSTest
7 19 (4.74%) NUnit
8 17 (4.24%) JIRA
9 13 (3.24%) JMeter
10 10 (2.49%) Atlassian Bamboo
10 10 (2.49%) Buildbot
10 10 (2.49%) Gatling
10 10 (2.49%) Ranorex
10 10 (2.49%) SpecFlow
11 9 (2.24%) Appium
11 9 (2.24%) NeoLoad
11 9 (2.24%) SoapUI
11 9 (2.24%) WebLOAD
General
1 62 (15.46%) Finance
2 15 (3.74%) Retail
3 9 (2.24%) Games
4 8 (2.00%) Manufacturing
5 4 (1.00%) Law
6 3 (0.75%) Back Office
6 3 (0.75%) Legal
6 3 (0.75%) Marketing
6 3 (0.75%) Multimedia
7 2 (0.50%) Pharmaceutical
7 2 (0.50%) Telecoms
8 1 (0.25%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 157 (39.15%) Developer
2 146 (36.41%) Software Engineer
3 66 (16.46%) C# Developer
4 64 (15.96%) Java Engineer
5 58 (14.46%) Java Software Engineer
6 49 (12.22%) Senior Developer
7 46 (11.47%) Software Developer
8 36 (8.98%) C# Software Engineer
9 35 (8.73%) .NET Developer
10 34 (8.48%) .NET Software Engineer
11 33 (8.23%) C# .NET Developer
11 33 (8.23%) JavaScript Developer
12 31 (7.73%) Senior C# Developer
13 30 (7.48%) Architect
14 29 (7.23%) ASP.NET Developer
14 29 (7.23%) C# ASP.NET Developer
14 29 (7.23%) Developer in Test
15 27 (6.73%) Senior Software Engineer
16 25 (6.23%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
16 25 (6.23%) Senior JavaScript Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 157 (39.15%) .NET
2 103 (25.69%) ASP.NET
3 76 (18.95%) HTML
4 75 (18.70%) CSS
5 71 (17.71%) ASP.NET MVC
6 65 (16.21%) AngularJS
7 63 (15.71%) React
8 59 (14.71%) Web Services
9 53 (13.22%) RESTful
10 47 (11.72%) Spring
11 45 (11.22%) Node.js
12 37 (9.23%) XML
13 36 (8.98%) .NET Framework
14 34 (8.48%) jQuery
15 31 (7.73%) Entity Framework
15 31 (7.73%) Spring Boot
16 23 (5.74%) Kafka
16 23 (5.74%) SOAP
16 23 (5.74%) WPF
16 23 (5.74%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 63 (15.71%) Enterprise Software
1 63 (15.71%) Greenfield Project
2 22 (5.49%) Computer Science
2 22 (5.49%) User Experience
3 19 (4.74%) Self-Motivation
4 9 (2.24%) Mobile App
5 8 (2.00%) Analytical Skills
6 7 (1.75%) Life Science
6 7 (1.75%) Public Cloud
7 4 (1.00%) Photography
8 2 (0.50%) Digital Media
8 2 (0.50%) Digital TV
8 2 (0.50%) Smartphone
9 1 (0.25%) Algorithms
9 1 (0.25%) Data Centre
9 1 (0.25%) Device Driver
9 1 (0.25%) Embedded Systems
9 1 (0.25%) Smart Home
Operating Systems
1 39 (9.73%) Linux
2 13 (3.24%) Android
3 11 (2.74%) Windows
4 6 (1.50%) CentOS
4 6 (1.50%) Unix
5 3 (0.75%) Apple iOS
6 2 (0.50%) Embedded Linux
6 2 (0.50%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 2 (0.50%) Ubuntu
7 1 (0.25%) Debian
7 1 (0.25%) Fedora
7 1 (0.25%) Windows Server 2008
7 1 (0.25%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 265 (66.08%) Agile Software Development
2 125 (31.17%) TDD
3 110 (27.43%) DevOps
4 108 (26.93%) Scrum
4 108 (26.93%) Test Automation
5 99 (24.69%) BDD
6 90 (22.44%) MVC
7 87 (21.70%) Continuous Integration
8 77 (19.20%) OO
9 64 (15.96%) Mentoring
10 62 (15.46%) Pair Programming
11 51 (12.72%) DSDM
11 51 (12.72%) Microservices
12 45 (11.22%) Unit Testing
12 45 (11.22%) Web Development
13 40 (9.98%) Open Source
13 40 (9.98%) RUP
14 33 (8.23%) SDLC
15 31 (7.73%) Coaching
15 31 (7.73%) SDET
Programming Languages
1 203 (50.62%) C#
2 188 (46.88%) Java
3 173 (43.14%) JavaScript
4 117 (29.18%) SQL
5 62 (15.46%) Python
6 57 (14.21%) PHP
7 51 (12.72%) C++
8 45 (11.22%) Java 8
9 27 (6.73%) Java 9
10 23 (5.74%) T-SQL
11 19 (4.74%) PL/SQL
12 17 (4.24%) C
13 15 (3.74%) Ruby
13 15 (3.74%) Scala
14 10 (2.49%) Objective-C
15 9 (2.24%) Apple Swift
16 8 (2.00%) Go
16 8 (2.00%) Kotlin
16 8 (2.00%) PowerShell
17 5 (1.25%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 22 (5.49%) Degree
2 12 (2.99%) ISEB
3 5 (1.25%) Computer Science Degree
4 4 (1.00%) SC Cleared
4 4 (1.00%) Security Cleared
5 2 (0.50%) MCP
6 1 (0.25%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (3.99%) QA
2 2 (0.50%) Data Quality
System Software
1 63 (15.71%) Docker
2 4 (1.00%) HDFS
3 2 (0.50%) Active Directory
4 1 (0.25%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 34 (8.48%) Ansible
2 17 (4.24%) Kubernetes
3 14 (3.49%) Puppet
4 11 (2.74%) SmoothWall
5 7 (1.75%) Opscode Chef
6 5 (1.25%) Docker Swarm
6 5 (1.25%) logstash
6 5 (1.25%) Rancher
7 4 (1.00%) Prometheus
8 3 (0.75%) Terraform
9 2 (0.50%) PowerCLI
10 1 (0.25%) Packer
10 1 (0.25%) Xymon
10 1 (0.25%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 67 (16.71%) Microsoft
2 35 (8.73%) Google
3 16 (3.99%) Xamarin
4 13 (3.24%) Oracle
5 8 (2.00%) Red Hat
5 8 (2.00%) Vertica
6 5 (1.25%) Adobe
6 5 (1.25%) Twitter
6 5 (1.25%) VMware
7 4 (1.00%) MuleSoft
7 4 (1.00%) webMethods
8 2 (0.50%) TIBCO
9 1 (0.25%) Dell
9 1 (0.25%) hybris
9 1 (0.25%) SAP
9 1 (0.25%) Sitecore
9 1 (0.25%) Talend