The table below looks at the statistics for the Senior Software Engineer role in IT jobs advertised for the Leicester region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Senior Software Engineer in their job title over the 3 months to 29 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Senior Software Engineer
Rank 54 53 61
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +8
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Software Engineer 3 6 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leicester 0.64% 1.61% 0.89%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.66% 1.65% 0.91%
Number of salaries quoted 3 6 4
Average salary £44,000 £41,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.02% +3.75%
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -6.66%
Senior Software Engineer
Leicestershire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the Leicester region. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of permanent jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
Leicester
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
458 364 438
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leicester 97.65% 97.59% 97.12%
Number of salaries quoted 397 333 346
Average salary £40,000 £35,000 £33,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+14.28% +4.47%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,000 £22,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £45,000 £47,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +1.29%

Senior Software Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in Leicester

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Senior Software Engineer in the job title across the Leicester region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Senior Software Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in Leicester

Senior Software Engineer
Salary Trend in Leicester

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Senior Software Engineer across the Leicester region.

Senior Software Engineer Salary Trend in Leicester

Senior Software Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leicester

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, IT jobs across the Leicester region that cited Senior Software Engineer in their job title mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled with Senior Software Engineer in their job title.

1 13 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 12 (92.31%) C#
2 12 (92.31%) Visual Studio
3 11 (84.62%) C++
3 11 (84.62%) MFC
4 10 (76.92%) OO
4 10 (76.92%) Degree
5 9 (69.23%) JIRA
5 9 (69.23%) NUnit
6 8 (61.54%) Device Driver
7 7 (53.85%) Perforce
7 7 (53.85%) Microsoft
7 7 (53.85%) Windows
8 6 (46.15%) Software Testing
9 5 (38.46%) Electronics
9 5 (38.46%) Automated Testing
10 2 (15.38%) Embedded Systems
11 1 (7.69%) Analytics
11 1 (7.69%) WPF
11 1 (7.69%) C
11 1 (7.69%) Finance
11 1 (7.69%) Validation
11 1 (7.69%) WinForms
11 1 (7.69%) Firmware
11 1 (7.69%) Python
11 1 (7.69%) OOD
11 1 (7.69%) Image Processing
11 1 (7.69%) Video Processing
11 1 (7.69%) Video Analytics
11 1 (7.69%) Field-Programmable Gate Array

Senior Software Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Leicester by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, IT jobs across the Leicester region that cited Senior Software Engineer in their job title mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled with Senior Software Engineer in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Development Applications
1 12 (92.31%) Visual Studio
2 9 (69.23%) NUnit
2 9 (69.23%) JIRA
General
1 5 (38.46%) Electronics
2 1 (7.69%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (84.62%) MFC
2 1 (7.69%) WinForms
2 1 (7.69%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 8 (61.54%) Device Driver
2 2 (15.38%) Embedded Systems
3 1 (7.69%) Firmware
3 1 (7.69%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
Operating Systems
1 7 (53.85%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 10 (76.92%) OO
3 6 (46.15%) Software Testing
4 5 (38.46%) Automated Testing
5 1 (7.69%) OOD
5 1 (7.69%) Validation
5 1 (7.69%) Image Processing
5 1 (7.69%) Video Processing
5 1 (7.69%) Video Analytics
5 1 (7.69%) Analytics
Programming Languages
1 12 (92.31%) C#
2 11 (84.62%) C++
3 1 (7.69%) Python
3 1 (7.69%) C
Qualifications
1 10 (76.92%) Degree
Vendors
1 7 (53.85%) Microsoft
1 7 (53.85%) Perforce