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 17 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
17 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Software Engineering
Rank 29 45 40
Rank change year-on-year
+16 -5
Permanent jobs citing Software Engineering 30 36 28
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leicester 7.03% 6.13% 6.05%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 9.12% 7.29% 7.84%
Number of salaries quoted 19 33 27
Average salary £41,500 £50,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-17.00% +33.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £33,800 £31,000 £25,900
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £50,000 £50,000
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
329 494 357
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leicester 77.05% 84.16% 77.11%
Number of salaries quoted 266 397 306
Average salary £40,000 £39,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.56% +4.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £28,000 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £45,000 £50,776
UK excluding London average salary £44,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.52% +6.25%

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 17 April 2015.

Software Engineering Salary Histogram in Leicester

Software Engineering
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leicester

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 48 (84.21%) C#
2 26 (45.61%) .NET
3 24 (42.11%) WPF
3 24 (42.11%) Unit Testing
4 22 (38.60%) WCF
4 22 (38.60%) Automated Testing
4 22 (38.60%) Microsoft
5 20 (35.09%) Use Case
6 19 (33.33%) Java
7 16 (28.07%) XML
8 15 (26.32%) Oracle
9 14 (24.56%) Finance
10 13 (22.81%) Computer Science
11 12 (21.05%) C++
11 12 (21.05%) Windows
12 11 (19.30%) Web Services
12 11 (19.30%) SQL Server
13 10 (17.54%) SOAP
13 10 (17.54%) Web Development
13 10 (17.54%) Android
14 9 (15.79%) Apple iOS
14 9 (15.79%) BlackBerry OS
14 9 (15.79%) Cyber Security
14 9 (15.79%) PKI
14 9 (15.79%) Mathematics
14 9 (15.79%) LDAP
14 9 (15.79%) ASP.NET
14 9 (15.79%) Smartcard
14 9 (15.79%) Blackberry
15 8 (14.04%) UNIX

Software Engineering
Top Related IT Skills in Leicester by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 (1.75%) JBoss
1 1 (1.75%) Tomcat
1 1 (1.75%) Apache Solr
1 1 (1.75%) Node.js
1 1 (1.75%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 1 (1.75%) Simulink
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.75%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 9 (15.79%) LDAP
2 3 (5.26%) Internet
2 3 (5.26%) Skype
3 1 (1.75%) Ethernet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (19.30%) SQL Server
2 2 (3.51%) MySQL
3 1 (1.75%) RDBMS
3 1 (1.75%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 7 (12.28%) JUnit
1 7 (12.28%) Redmine
2 6 (10.53%) Eclipse
3 2 (3.51%) Subversion
4 1 (1.75%) PHPUnit
4 1 (1.75%) Visual Studio
4 1 (1.75%) Sublime Text
4 1 (1.75%) PhpStorm
General
1 14 (24.56%) Finance
2 3 (5.26%) Marketing
3 2 (3.51%) Manufacturing
3 2 (3.51%) Retail
4 1 (1.75%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 32 (56.14%) Developer
2 29 (50.88%) Software Engineer
3 21 (36.84%) Senior Software Engineer
4 13 (22.81%) Software Developer
5 9 (15.79%) C++ Developer
5 9 (15.79%) C++ Software Developer
6 8 (14.04%) Java Developer
7 6 (10.53%) .NET Developer
8 5 (8.77%) C# Developer
9 4 (7.02%) Senior Developer
10 3 (5.26%) Web Developer
10 3 (5.26%) Senior Java Developer
10 3 (5.26%) .NET Software Engineer
10 3 (5.26%) .NET Software Developer
11 2 (3.51%) Graduate Developer
11 2 (3.51%) Graduate Web Developer
11 2 (3.51%) Java/J2EE Developer
11 2 (3.51%) Graduate
12 1 (1.75%) Junior
12 1 (1.75%) Lead Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 26 (45.61%) .NET
2 24 (42.11%) WPF
3 22 (38.60%) WCF
4 16 (28.07%) XML
5 11 (19.30%) Web Services
6 10 (17.54%) SOAP
7 9 (15.79%) ASP.NET
8 8 (14.04%) J2EE
9 6 (10.53%) EJB
9 6 (10.53%) JAX-RS
9 6 (10.53%) Java SE
9 6 (10.53%) Java EE
9 6 (10.53%) JPA
9 6 (10.53%) EJB 3.0
9 6 (10.53%) RESTful
10 5 (8.77%) ASP.NET MVC
11 3 (5.26%) ASP.NET Web API
11 3 (5.26%) HTML
12 2 (3.51%) ADO.NET
12 2 (3.51%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 13 (22.81%) Computer Science
2 9 (15.79%) Mathematics
2 9 (15.79%) Smartcard
2 9 (15.79%) Blackberry
2 9 (15.79%) PKI
3 2 (3.51%) N-Tier
3 2 (3.51%) Mobile App
4 1 (1.75%) Algorithms
4 1 (1.75%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 12 (21.05%) Windows
2 10 (17.54%) Android
3 9 (15.79%) Apple iOS
3 9 (15.79%) BlackBerry OS
4 8 (14.04%) UNIX
5 1 (1.75%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (42.11%) Unit Testing
2 22 (38.60%) Automated Testing
3 20 (35.09%) Use Case
4 10 (17.54%) Web Development
5 9 (15.79%) Cyber Security
6 8 (14.04%) MVC
7 5 (8.77%) Agile Software Development
8 4 (7.02%) OO
9 3 (5.26%) E-Commerce
9 3 (5.26%) Scrum
9 3 (5.26%) TDD
9 3 (5.26%) Continuous Integration
9 3 (5.26%) Mentoring
10 2 (3.51%) Continuous Improvement
11 1 (1.75%) Line Management
11 1 (1.75%) Multithreading
11 1 (1.75%) Image Processing
11 1 (1.75%) 3D Modelling
Programming Languages
1 48 (84.21%) C#
2 19 (33.33%) Java
3 12 (21.05%) C++
4 4 (7.02%) JavaScript
5 3 (5.26%) SQL
6 1 (1.75%) T-SQL
6 1 (1.75%) MATLAB
6 1 (1.75%) PHP
Qualifications
1 6 (10.53%) Sun Certification
1 6 (10.53%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.51%) QA
Vendors
1 22 (38.60%) Microsoft
2 15 (26.32%) Oracle
3 4 (7.02%) Sun
4 3 (5.26%) Google
4 3 (5.26%) Twitter
5 2 (3.51%) DevExpress
5 2 (3.51%) Telerik
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