The table below looks at the statistics for Software Engineering skills in IT jobs advertised for the Leicester region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Software Engineering over the 3 months to 3 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
3 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Software Engineering
Rank 39 31 29
Rank change year-on-year
-8 -2
Permanent jobs citing Software Engineering 13 38 38
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leicester 3.16% 7.04% 10.27%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.54% 8.28% 12.34%
Number of salaries quoted 9 35 34
Average salary £38,000 £40,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.00% +23.07%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,100 £20,960 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £50,000 £42,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Software Engineering
Leicestershire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in permanent jobs advertised in the Leicester region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Leicester
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
367 459 308
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leicester 89.29% 85.00% 83.24%
Number of salaries quoted 299 397 264
Average salary £40,000 £41,500 £38,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-3.61% +9.21%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £26,850 £28,850
10% offered a salary of more than £54,841 £43,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £41,000
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +3.65%

Software Engineering
Jobs Demand Trend in Leicester

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Software Engineering across the Leicester region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Software Engineering Jobs Demand Trend in Leicester

Software Engineering
Salary Trend in Leicester

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

Software Engineering Salary Trend in Leicester

Software Engineering
Salary Histogram in Leicester

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Software Engineering across the Leicester region over the 3 months to 3 August 2015.

Software Engineering Salary Histogram in Leicester

Software Engineering
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leicester

For the 6 months to 3 August 2015, IT jobs across the Leicester region citing Software Engineering also 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 that cited Software Engineering.

1 37 (78.72%) C#
2 24 (51.06%) .NET
3 18 (38.30%) Microsoft
4 14 (29.79%) ASP.NET
4 14 (29.79%) WPF
4 14 (29.79%) Unit Testing
5 13 (27.66%) WCF
5 13 (27.66%) Automated Testing
6 12 (25.53%) Java
7 11 (23.40%) MVC
7 11 (23.40%) Use Case
8 10 (21.28%) Degree
8 10 (21.28%) Computer Science
8 10 (21.28%) SQL Server
8 10 (21.28%) SOAP
8 10 (21.28%) Web Services
9 9 (19.15%) XML
9 9 (19.15%) ASP.NET MVC
10 8 (17.02%) Finance
11 7 (14.89%) Eclipse
11 7 (14.89%) UNIX
11 7 (14.89%) EJB
11 7 (14.89%) JUnit
11 7 (14.89%) Oracle
11 7 (14.89%) J2EE
11 7 (14.89%) JavaScript
11 7 (14.89%) Redmine
11 7 (14.89%) JAX-RS
11 7 (14.89%) JPA
11 7 (14.89%) Java SE

Software Engineering
Top Related IT Skills in Leicester by Category

For the 6 months to 3 August 2015, IT jobs across the Leicester region citing Software Engineering also 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 that cited Software Engineering. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (2.13%) Node.js
Applications
1 3 (6.38%) MS Excel
2 1 (2.13%) Simulink
2 1 (2.13%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.13%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 5 (10.64%) Internet
2 3 (6.38%) Skype
3 2 (4.26%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (21.28%) SQL Server
2 2 (4.26%) MySQL
3 1 (2.13%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 7 (14.89%) Eclipse
1 7 (14.89%) Redmine
1 7 (14.89%) JUnit
2 4 (8.51%) Visual Studio
3 1 (2.13%) Sublime Text
3 1 (2.13%) PhpStorm
3 1 (2.13%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
3 1 (2.13%) NUnit
3 1 (2.13%) Subversion
3 1 (2.13%) MSTest
3 1 (2.13%) PHPUnit
3 1 (2.13%) Moq
General
1 8 (17.02%) Finance
2 5 (10.64%) Marketing
3 2 (4.26%) French Language
3 2 (4.26%) Manufacturing
3 2 (4.26%) Retail
4 1 (2.13%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 31 (65.96%) Developer
2 19 (40.43%) Software Engineer
3 12 (25.53%) Senior Software Engineer
4 7 (14.89%) Java Developer
4 7 (14.89%) .NET Developer
5 6 (12.77%) C# Developer
5 6 (12.77%) Software Developer
6 5 (10.64%) Web Developer
7 4 (8.51%) Graduate
7 4 (8.51%) Graduate Developer
8 3 (6.38%) .NET Software Engineer
8 3 (6.38%) Junior
8 3 (6.38%) .NET Software Developer
8 3 (6.38%) Graduate Web Developer
9 2 (4.26%) Architect
9 2 (4.26%) Software Architect
9 2 (4.26%) Embedded Software Engineer
9 2 (4.26%) C++ Developer
9 2 (4.26%) Senior Developer
9 2 (4.26%) Java/J2EE Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (51.06%) .NET
2 14 (29.79%) ASP.NET
2 14 (29.79%) WPF
3 13 (27.66%) WCF
4 10 (21.28%) SOAP
4 10 (21.28%) Web Services
5 9 (19.15%) XML
5 9 (19.15%) ASP.NET MVC
6 7 (14.89%) JPA
6 7 (14.89%) JAX-RS
6 7 (14.89%) EJB
6 7 (14.89%) J2EE
6 7 (14.89%) Java SE
6 7 (14.89%) Java EE
7 6 (12.77%) jQuery
7 6 (12.77%) CSS
7 6 (12.77%) EJB 3.0
7 6 (12.77%) RESTful
8 5 (10.64%) HTML
9 3 (6.38%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 10 (21.28%) Computer Science
2 4 (8.51%) Mobile App
3 2 (4.26%) Mathematics
3 2 (4.26%) Smartcard
3 2 (4.26%) Blackberry
3 2 (4.26%) PKI
4 1 (2.13%) Smartphone
4 1 (2.13%) N-Tier
4 1 (2.13%) Embedded Systems
4 1 (2.13%) Algorithms
Operating Systems
1 7 (14.89%) UNIX
2 5 (10.64%) Windows
3 2 (4.26%) Android
3 2 (4.26%) Apple iOS
3 2 (4.26%) BlackBerry OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (29.79%) Unit Testing
2 13 (27.66%) Automated Testing
3 11 (23.40%) MVC
3 11 (23.40%) Use Case
4 7 (14.89%) Agile Software Development
5 5 (10.64%) E-Commerce
6 4 (8.51%) Scrum
6 4 (8.51%) TDD
6 4 (8.51%) Web Development
6 4 (8.51%) Continuous Improvement
6 4 (8.51%) Mentoring
7 3 (6.38%) API Development
7 3 (6.38%) Continuous Integration
8 2 (4.26%) Cyber Security
8 2 (4.26%) Software Architecture
8 2 (4.26%) SDLC
9 1 (2.13%) OO
9 1 (2.13%) Multithreading
9 1 (2.13%) Time Management
9 1 (2.13%) Image Processing
Programming Languages
1 37 (78.72%) C#
2 12 (25.53%) Java
3 7 (14.89%) JavaScript
4 6 (12.77%) C++
5 5 (10.64%) SQL
5 5 (10.64%) T-SQL
6 2 (4.26%) VB
6 2 (4.26%) C
7 1 (2.13%) VB.NET
7 1 (2.13%) Embedded C++
7 1 (2.13%) MATLAB
7 1 (2.13%) PHP
Qualifications
1 10 (21.28%) Degree
2 6 (12.77%) Sun Certification
3 2 (4.26%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (10.64%) QA
Vendors
1 18 (38.30%) Microsoft
2 7 (14.89%) Oracle
3 4 (8.51%) Sun
4 3 (6.38%) Google
4 3 (6.38%) Twitter
Leicester
Computer Futures
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