The first table below looks at the demand for the 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 Software Engineer in their job title over the 3 months to 25 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the Leicester region.

Location
3 months to
25 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Software Engineer
Rank 49 39 43
Rank change year-on-year
-10 +4
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Engineer 16 24 27
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leicester 2.90% 6.47% 5.72%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.97% 6.63% 5.91%
Number of salaries quoted 16 22 22
Average salary £40,000 £30,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+31.14% -23.75%
90% offered a salary of more than £33,750 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £43,250 £38,000 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Job Titles Category
Leicester
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
539 362 457
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leicester 97.82% 97.57% 96.82%
Number of salaries quoted 477 317 373
Average salary £40,000 £36,000 £33,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.11% +7.46%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £25,000 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £45,000 £47,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+3.89% -
Software Engineer
Leicestershire

Software Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in Leicester

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

Software Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in Leicester

Software Engineer
Salary Trend in Leicester

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

Software Engineer Salary Trend in Leicester

Software Engineer
Salary Histogram in Leicester

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Software Engineer across the Leicester region over the 3 months to 25 July 2014.

Software Engineer Salary Histogram in Leicester

Software Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leicester

For the 6 months to 25 July 2014, IT jobs across the Leicester region that cited 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 Software Engineer in their job title.

1 24 (72.73%) Software Engineering
2 22 (66.67%) C#
3 21 (63.64%) C++
4 19 (57.58%) Degree
5 18 (54.55%) Visual Studio
6 14 (42.42%) Software Testing
7 13 (39.39%) Automated Testing
7 13 (39.39%) OO
8 11 (33.33%) MFC
9 10 (30.30%) C
9 10 (30.30%) Python
9 10 (30.30%) Firmware
10 9 (27.27%) Microsoft
10 9 (27.27%) .NET
10 9 (27.27%) Regression Testing
10 9 (27.27%) NUnit
10 9 (27.27%) JIRA
10 9 (27.27%) Integration Testing
11 8 (24.24%) Time Management
11 8 (24.24%) Device Driver
11 8 (24.24%) VHDL
11 8 (24.24%) Windows
11 8 (24.24%) ISEB
12 7 (21.21%) ASP.NET
12 7 (21.21%) Perforce
13 5 (15.15%) Electronics
14 4 (12.12%) Web Development
14 4 (12.12%) Mobile App
14 4 (12.12%) Agile Software Development
14 4 (12.12%) jQuery

Software Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Leicester by Category

For the 6 months to 25 July 2014, IT jobs across the Leicester region that cited 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 Software Engineer in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 3 (9.09%) IIS
Applications
1 2 (6.06%) MS Excel
2 1 (3.03%) Simulink
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (12.12%) SQL Server
2 3 (9.09%) SQL Server 2005
2 3 (9.09%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 18 (54.55%) Visual Studio
2 9 (27.27%) NUnit
2 9 (27.27%) JIRA
General
1 5 (15.15%) Electronics
2 3 (9.09%) Retail
3 1 (3.03%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (33.33%) MFC
2 9 (27.27%) .NET
3 7 (21.21%) ASP.NET
4 4 (12.12%) HTML
4 4 (12.12%) CSS
4 4 (12.12%) jQuery
5 3 (9.09%) Ajax
5 3 (9.09%) JSON
5 3 (9.09%) XML
6 1 (3.03%) XHTML
6 1 (3.03%) WinForms
6 1 (3.03%) Web Services
6 1 (3.03%) COM
6 1 (3.03%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 10 (30.30%) Firmware
2 8 (24.24%) Device Driver
2 8 (24.24%) VHDL
3 4 (12.12%) Mobile App
4 2 (6.06%) Embedded Systems
5 1 (3.03%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
5 1 (3.03%) iPhone
5 1 (3.03%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 8 (24.24%) Windows
2 2 (6.06%) Apple iOS
3 1 (3.03%) UNIX
3 1 (3.03%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (72.73%) Software Engineering
2 14 (42.42%) Software Testing
3 13 (39.39%) OO
3 13 (39.39%) Automated Testing
4 9 (27.27%) Regression Testing
4 9 (27.27%) Integration Testing
5 8 (24.24%) Time Management
6 4 (12.12%) Web Development
6 4 (12.12%) Agile Software Development
6 4 (12.12%) E-Commerce
6 4 (12.12%) OOD
6 4 (12.12%) UML
7 3 (9.09%) Scrum
7 3 (9.09%) Web Design
7 3 (9.09%) Mobile Application Development
7 3 (9.09%) Responsive Web Design
8 2 (6.06%) Waterfall
8 2 (6.06%) iOS Development
8 2 (6.06%) PRINCE2
8 2 (6.06%) Logistics
Programming Languages
1 22 (66.67%) C#
2 21 (63.64%) C++
3 10 (30.30%) Python
3 10 (30.30%) C
4 4 (12.12%) Objective-C
4 4 (12.12%) JavaScript
4 4 (12.12%) SQL
5 1 (3.03%) VB.NET
5 1 (3.03%) MATLAB
Qualifications
1 19 (57.58%) Degree
2 8 (24.24%) ISEB
3 2 (6.06%) SC Cleared
3 2 (6.06%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 9 (27.27%) Microsoft
2 7 (21.21%) Perforce
Leicester
Computer Futures
Salary: £40000 - £48000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 6 days ago