The statistics below represent IT jobs advertised across the Leicester region that had Software Engineer featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the salaries offered over the 3 months to 22 January 2017 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
22 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Software Engineer
Leicestershire / Leicester
Rank 52 48 38
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -10
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Engineer 12 10 17
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leicester 2.99% 2.49% 4.53%
As % of the Job Titles category 3.00% 2.52% 4.55%
Number of salaries quoted 11 9 3
Median salary £42,500 £50,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-15.00% +33.33%
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +6.25%

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
400 397 374
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leicester 99.75% 99.00% 99.73%
Number of salaries quoted 388 355 320
Median salary £37,500 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-11.76% +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £26,900 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £50,000 £56,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.19% +5.00%

Software Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in Leicester

The demand trend of job ads across the Leicester region that featured Software Engineer in the job title.

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 22 January 2017.

Software Engineer Salary Histogram in Leicester

Software Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leicester

For the 6 months to 22 January 2017, Software Engineer job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Leicester region featuring Software Engineer in the job title.

1 21 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 17 (80.95%) C#
3 13 (61.90%) .NET
4 12 (57.14%) ASP.NET
5 11 (52.38%) Visual Studio
5 11 (52.38%) JavaScript
6 8 (38.10%) SQL
6 8 (38.10%) Agile Software Development
7 6 (28.57%) SQL Server
7 6 (28.57%) Degree
7 6 (28.57%) Computer Science
7 6 (28.57%) C++
8 5 (23.81%) UML
8 5 (23.81%) OO
8 5 (23.81%) ISO 9001
8 5 (23.81%) TickIT
8 5 (23.81%) Mathematics
8 5 (23.81%) Physics
8 5 (23.81%) SQL Server 2008
8 5 (23.81%) Waterfall
8 5 (23.81%) High Availability
9 4 (19.05%) Cloud Computing
9 4 (19.05%) NUnit
9 4 (19.05%) HTML
9 4 (19.05%) CSS
10 3 (14.29%) Java
10 3 (14.29%) MVC
10 3 (14.29%) OOP
10 3 (14.29%) Windows
10 3 (14.29%) Linux

Software Engineer Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in Leicester 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:

Cloud Services
1 4 (19.05%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (4.76%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (4.76%) Amazon EC2
2 1 (4.76%) Amazon S3
2 1 (4.76%) Amazon SQS
2 1 (4.76%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (28.57%) SQL Server
2 5 (23.81%) SQL Server 2008
3 3 (14.29%) MongoDB
3 3 (14.29%) NoSQL
4 2 (9.52%) Microsoft Analysis Services
4 2 (9.52%) MySQL
4 2 (9.52%) SQL Server 2005
4 2 (9.52%) SQL Server 2012
4 2 (9.52%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 2 (9.52%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 1 (4.76%) Amazon RDS
5 1 (4.76%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 11 (52.38%) Visual Studio
2 4 (19.05%) NUnit
3 3 (14.29%) JIRA
4 2 (9.52%) Selenium
General
1 1 (4.76%) Aerospace
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (61.90%) .NET
2 12 (57.14%) ASP.NET
3 4 (19.05%) CSS
3 4 (19.05%) HTML
4 3 (14.29%) jQuery
5 2 (9.52%) .NET Framework
5 2 (9.52%) ASP.NET MVC
5 2 (9.52%) ASP.NET Web API
5 2 (9.52%) Classic ASP
5 2 (9.52%) HTML5
5 2 (9.52%) JSON
5 2 (9.52%) REST
5 2 (9.52%) SOAP
5 2 (9.52%) Twitter Bootstrap
5 2 (9.52%) WCF
6 1 (4.76%) CakePHP
6 1 (4.76%) Web Services
6 1 (4.76%) WinForms
6 1 (4.76%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 6 (28.57%) Computer Science
2 5 (23.81%) Mathematics
2 5 (23.81%) Physics
3 1 (4.76%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 3 (14.29%) Linux
1 3 (14.29%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 8 (38.10%) Agile Software Development
3 5 (23.81%) High Availability
3 5 (23.81%) OO
3 5 (23.81%) UML
3 5 (23.81%) Waterfall
4 3 (14.29%) MVC
4 3 (14.29%) OOP
5 2 (9.52%) Mentoring
5 2 (9.52%) Requirements Analysis
5 2 (9.52%) TDD
5 2 (9.52%) Test Automation
5 2 (9.52%) Web Development
5 2 (9.52%) Workflow
6 1 (4.76%) 3D Modelling
6 1 (4.76%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 17 (80.95%) C#
2 11 (52.38%) JavaScript
3 8 (38.10%) SQL
4 6 (28.57%) C++
5 3 (14.29%) Java
6 2 (9.52%) PHP
6 2 (9.52%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 6 (28.57%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (23.81%) ISO 9001
1 5 (23.81%) TickIT
System Software
1 3 (14.29%) Docker
Vendors
1 2 (9.52%) Microsoft
2 1 (4.76%) Perforce
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