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 24 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Software Engineering
Rank 40 22 39
Rank change year-on-year
-18 +17
Permanent jobs citing Software Engineering 18 55 18
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leicester 4.62% 12.04% 5.41%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 5.26% 14.18% 6.38%
Number of salaries quoted 18 52 17
Average salary £50,000 £40,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+23.45% +8.00%
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
342 388 282
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leicester 87.69% 84.90% 84.68%
Number of salaries quoted 292 348 224
Average salary £43,401 £38,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+14.21% +1.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £34,000 £28,150 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £47,500 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.19% +5.00%

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 24 October 2014.

Software Engineering Salary Histogram in Leicester

Software Engineering
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leicester

For the 6 months to 24 October 2014, 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 50 (86.21%) C#
2 35 (60.34%) C++
3 34 (58.62%) .NET
3 34 (58.62%) Windows
4 32 (55.17%) Computer Science
5 30 (51.72%) Java
6 28 (48.28%) SQL Server
7 26 (44.83%) Web Development
8 25 (43.10%) Android
8 25 (43.10%) XML
8 25 (43.10%) Apple iOS
9 24 (41.38%) Finance
9 24 (41.38%) Mathematics
10 23 (39.66%) PKI
10 23 (39.66%) Smartcard
10 23 (39.66%) Blackberry
10 23 (39.66%) Oracle
10 23 (39.66%) LDAP
10 23 (39.66%) BlackBerry OS
10 23 (39.66%) Cyber Security
11 13 (22.41%) OO
11 13 (22.41%) CSS
11 13 (22.41%) SQL
11 13 (22.41%) JavaScript
12 12 (20.69%) HTML
12 12 (20.69%) Degree
13 10 (17.24%) Visual Studio
13 10 (17.24%) ASP.NET
13 10 (17.24%) Algorithms
14 8 (13.79%) Microsoft

Software Engineering
Top Related IT Skills in Leicester by Category

For the 6 months to 24 October 2014, 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 3 (5.17%) SharePoint
2 2 (3.45%) SharePoint 2010
3 1 (1.72%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 1 (1.72%) MS Office
1 1 (1.72%) MS Excel
1 1 (1.72%) Simulink
Communications & Networking
1 23 (39.66%) LDAP
2 2 (3.45%) GSM
2 2 (3.45%) UMTS
2 2 (3.45%) Internet
2 2 (3.45%) LTE
3 1 (1.72%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 28 (48.28%) SQL Server
2 2 (3.45%) SQL Server 2008
2 2 (3.45%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 10 (17.24%) Visual Studio
2 6 (10.34%) NUnit
2 6 (10.34%) JIRA
3 1 (1.72%) Git (software)
3 1 (1.72%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (1.72%) MSBuild
3 1 (1.72%) Jenkins
3 1 (1.72%) CruiseControl
3 1 (1.72%) Subversion
General
1 24 (41.38%) Finance
2 6 (10.34%) Electronics
3 4 (6.90%) Aerospace
4 3 (5.17%) Marketing
5 2 (3.45%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 45 (77.59%) Developer
2 24 (41.38%) C++ Developer
3 23 (39.66%) Software Developer
3 23 (39.66%) C++ Software Developer
4 13 (22.41%) Software Engineer
5 8 (13.79%) Senior Software Engineer
6 7 (12.07%) Web Developer
7 6 (10.34%) Graduate
7 6 (10.34%) C# Developer
7 6 (10.34%) Senior Developer
7 6 (10.34%) Graduate Developer
7 6 (10.34%) Graduate Web Developer
8 4 (6.90%) .NET Developer
9 3 (5.17%) Programmer
9 3 (5.17%) ASP.NET Developer
9 3 (5.17%) Senior C# Developer
9 3 (5.17%) Trainee Developer
9 3 (5.17%) Trainee Web Developer
9 3 (5.17%) Trainee
9 3 (5.17%) C# .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 34 (58.62%) .NET
2 25 (43.10%) XML
3 13 (22.41%) CSS
4 12 (20.69%) HTML
5 10 (17.24%) ASP.NET
6 7 (12.07%) MFC
7 4 (6.90%) jQuery
8 3 (5.17%) HTML5
8 3 (5.17%) Web Services
9 2 (3.45%) Ajax
9 2 (3.45%) .NET Framework
9 2 (3.45%) CSS3
9 2 (3.45%) ASP.NET MVC
10 1 (1.72%) Direct3D
10 1 (1.72%) REST
10 1 (1.72%) RESTful
10 1 (1.72%) Boost C++ Libraries
10 1 (1.72%) JSON
10 1 (1.72%) WPF
10 1 (1.72%) Silverlight
Miscellaneous
1 32 (55.17%) Computer Science
2 24 (41.38%) Mathematics
3 23 (39.66%) PKI
3 23 (39.66%) Smartcard
3 23 (39.66%) Blackberry
4 10 (17.24%) Algorithms
5 7 (12.07%) Device Driver
6 5 (8.62%) Mobile App
7 2 (3.45%) Smartphone
8 1 (1.72%) Physics
8 1 (1.72%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
8 1 (1.72%) User Experience
8 1 (1.72%) Analytical Skills
8 1 (1.72%) iPhone
8 1 (1.72%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 34 (58.62%) Windows
2 25 (43.10%) Android
2 25 (43.10%) Apple iOS
3 23 (39.66%) BlackBerry OS
4 5 (8.62%) Linux
5 1 (1.72%) Embedded Linux
5 1 (1.72%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (44.83%) Web Development
2 23 (39.66%) Cyber Security
3 13 (22.41%) OO
4 5 (8.62%) MVC
5 4 (6.90%) Agile Software Development
5 4 (6.90%) Automated Testing
5 4 (6.90%) Software Testing
5 4 (6.90%) Image Processing
6 3 (5.17%) TDD
6 3 (5.17%) E-Commerce
7 2 (3.45%) OOD
7 2 (3.45%) UML
7 2 (3.45%) Multithreading
7 2 (3.45%) Mentoring
7 2 (3.45%) Coaching
8 1 (1.72%) Android Development
8 1 (1.72%) iOS Development
8 1 (1.72%) Line Management
8 1 (1.72%) Video Processing
8 1 (1.72%) Customer Engagement
Programming Languages
1 50 (86.21%) C#
2 35 (60.34%) C++
3 30 (51.72%) Java
4 13 (22.41%) JavaScript
4 13 (22.41%) SQL
5 3 (5.17%) Python
5 3 (5.17%) C
6 2 (3.45%) Objective-C
6 2 (3.45%) T-SQL
7 1 (1.72%) PowerHouse
7 1 (1.72%) MATLAB
7 1 (1.72%) PHP
7 1 (1.72%) Delphi
Qualifications
1 12 (20.69%) Degree
2 1 (1.72%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 2 (3.45%) Firmware
2 1 (1.72%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 23 (39.66%) Oracle
2 8 (13.79%) Microsoft
3 6 (10.34%) Perforce
4 1 (1.72%) Google
4 1 (1.72%) Sitecore
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