The table below looks at the statistics 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 19 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Software Engineer
Rank 42 62 46
Rank change year-on-year
+20 -16
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Engineer 12 23 13
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leicester 3.17% 4.02% 3.95%
As % of the Job Titles category 3.20% 4.12% 3.99%
Number of salaries quoted 3 17 13
Average salary £42,500 £40,500 £38,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.93% +5.19%
90% offered a salary of more than £38,500 £38,000 £35,300
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £42,500 £44,400
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.56%
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
375 558 326
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leicester 98.94% 97.55% 99.09%
Number of salaries quoted 330 479 300
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £35,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% +5.63%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £25,500 £25,310
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £47,500 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

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 19 December 2014.

Software Engineer Salary Histogram in Leicester

Software Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leicester

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 17 (94.44%) Software Engineering
2 14 (77.78%) C#
3 10 (55.56%) Microsoft
3 10 (55.56%) WPF
4 8 (44.44%) WCF
4 8 (44.44%) Use Case
4 8 (44.44%) Automated Testing
4 8 (44.44%) Unit Testing
5 6 (33.33%) C++
5 6 (33.33%) Windows
6 5 (27.78%) Degree
6 5 (27.78%) Algorithms
7 4 (22.22%) Linux
7 4 (22.22%) Image Processing
8 3 (16.67%) OO
8 3 (16.67%) Multithreading
9 2 (11.11%) Line Management
9 2 (11.11%) UNIX
9 2 (11.11%) Android
9 2 (11.11%) MATLAB
9 2 (11.11%) Simulink
9 2 (11.11%) .NET
9 2 (11.11%) MFC
9 2 (11.11%) Device Driver
9 2 (11.11%) Visual Studio
9 2 (11.11%) Finance
10 1 (5.56%) Firmware
10 1 (5.56%) Microsoft Virtual Server
10 1 (5.56%) Electronics
10 1 (5.56%) NUnit

Software Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Leicester by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 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.

Applications
1 2 (11.11%) Simulink
Communications & Networking
1 1 (5.56%) Ethernet
1 1 (5.56%) TCP/IP
Development Applications
1 2 (11.11%) Visual Studio
2 1 (5.56%) NUnit
2 1 (5.56%) JIRA
General
1 2 (11.11%) Finance
2 1 (5.56%) Electronics
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (55.56%) WPF
2 8 (44.44%) WCF
3 2 (11.11%) .NET
3 2 (11.11%) MFC
4 1 (5.56%) ADO.NET
4 1 (5.56%) ASP.NET
4 1 (5.56%) STL
4 1 (5.56%) Middleware
4 1 (5.56%) WinForms
4 1 (5.56%) HTML
4 1 (5.56%) Boost C++ Libraries
4 1 (5.56%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 5 (27.78%) Algorithms
2 2 (11.11%) Device Driver
3 1 (5.56%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
3 1 (5.56%) N-Tier
3 1 (5.56%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 6 (33.33%) Windows
2 4 (22.22%) Linux
3 2 (11.11%) Android
3 2 (11.11%) UNIX
4 1 (5.56%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (5.56%) Apple iOS
4 1 (5.56%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (94.44%) Software Engineering
2 8 (44.44%) Use Case
2 8 (44.44%) Automated Testing
2 8 (44.44%) Unit Testing
3 4 (22.22%) Image Processing
4 3 (16.67%) Multithreading
4 3 (16.67%) OO
5 2 (11.11%) Line Management
6 1 (5.56%) Video Processing
6 1 (5.56%) Video Analytics
6 1 (5.56%) Analytics
6 1 (5.56%) OOD
6 1 (5.56%) Service Management
6 1 (5.56%) Change Management
6 1 (5.56%) Validation
6 1 (5.56%) ITIL
6 1 (5.56%) Release Management
Programming Languages
1 14 (77.78%) C#
2 6 (33.33%) C++
3 2 (11.11%) MATLAB
4 1 (5.56%) Objective-C
4 1 (5.56%) C
4 1 (5.56%) SQL
4 1 (5.56%) Python
Qualifications
1 5 (27.78%) Degree
System Software
1 1 (5.56%) Firmware
1 1 (5.56%) Microsoft Virtual Server
Vendors
1 10 (55.56%) Microsoft
2 1 (5.56%) Perforce
2 1 (5.56%) Telerik
2 1 (5.56%) DevExpress
Leicester
Computer Futures
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + competitive
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