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 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 Engineering
Rank 29 27 42
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +15
Permanent jobs citing Software Engineering 25 64 17
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leicester 6.60% 11.19% 5.17%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 8.56% 13.65% 6.32%
Number of salaries quoted 16 55 15
Average salary £50,000 £42,500 £38,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+17.64% +10.38%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.56%
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
292 469 269
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leicester 77.04% 81.99% 81.76%
Number of salaries quoted 254 394 250
Average salary £41,500 £38,000 £38,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+9.21% -
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £29,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +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 19 December 2014.

Software Engineering Salary Histogram in Leicester

Software Engineering
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leicester

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 45 (91.84%) C#
2 29 (59.18%) .NET
3 27 (55.10%) C++
4 26 (53.06%) Windows
4 26 (53.06%) Computer Science
5 23 (46.94%) Java
5 23 (46.94%) Android
6 21 (42.86%) Apple iOS
6 21 (42.86%) Web Development
6 21 (42.86%) SQL Server
6 21 (42.86%) XML
6 21 (42.86%) Finance
7 20 (40.82%) Mathematics
7 20 (40.82%) PKI
7 20 (40.82%) Smartcard
7 20 (40.82%) Blackberry
7 20 (40.82%) LDAP
7 20 (40.82%) Oracle
7 20 (40.82%) BlackBerry OS
7 20 (40.82%) Cyber Security
8 10 (20.41%) Microsoft
8 10 (20.41%) WPF
9 9 (18.37%) SQL
10 8 (16.33%) JavaScript
10 8 (16.33%) Degree
10 8 (16.33%) WCF
10 8 (16.33%) Automated Testing
10 8 (16.33%) Use Case
10 8 (16.33%) Unit Testing
11 7 (14.29%) HTML

Software Engineering
Top Related IT Skills in Leicester by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 1 (2.04%) SharePoint
Applications
1 2 (4.08%) Simulink
2 1 (2.04%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 20 (40.82%) LDAP
2 2 (4.08%) Internet
3 1 (2.04%) Ethernet
3 1 (2.04%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (42.86%) SQL Server
2 2 (4.08%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 4 (8.16%) Visual Studio
2 1 (2.04%) NUnit
2 1 (2.04%) JIRA
General
1 21 (42.86%) Finance
2 2 (4.08%) Electronics
2 2 (4.08%) Marketing
3 1 (2.04%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 32 (65.31%) Developer
2 21 (42.86%) C++ Developer
3 20 (40.82%) C++ Software Developer
3 20 (40.82%) Software Developer
4 17 (34.69%) Software Engineer
5 11 (22.45%) Senior Software Engineer
6 4 (8.16%) Graduate
6 4 (8.16%) Web Developer
6 4 (8.16%) Senior Developer
6 4 (8.16%) Graduate Developer
6 4 (8.16%) Graduate Web Developer
7 3 (6.12%) C# Developer
8 2 (4.08%) Senior C# Developer
9 1 (2.04%) Senior .NET Developer
9 1 (2.04%) C++ Software Engineer
9 1 (2.04%) C# Software Engineer
9 1 (2.04%) Junior Developer
9 1 (2.04%) C++ Programmer
9 1 (2.04%) Programmer
9 1 (2.04%) .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 29 (59.18%) .NET
2 21 (42.86%) XML
3 10 (20.41%) WPF
4 8 (16.33%) WCF
5 7 (14.29%) HTML
5 7 (14.29%) ASP.NET
5 7 (14.29%) CSS
6 2 (4.08%) MFC
6 2 (4.08%) ASP.NET MVC
6 2 (4.08%) HTML5
7 1 (2.04%) REST
7 1 (2.04%) Direct3D
7 1 (2.04%) ADO.NET
7 1 (2.04%) Silverlight
7 1 (2.04%) jQuery
7 1 (2.04%) RESTful
7 1 (2.04%) Boost C++ Libraries
7 1 (2.04%) SOAP
7 1 (2.04%) STL
7 1 (2.04%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 26 (53.06%) Computer Science
2 20 (40.82%) Smartcard
2 20 (40.82%) Blackberry
2 20 (40.82%) PKI
2 20 (40.82%) Mathematics
3 6 (12.24%) Algorithms
4 2 (4.08%) Mobile App
4 2 (4.08%) Device Driver
5 1 (2.04%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
5 1 (2.04%) N-Tier
5 1 (2.04%) Smartphone
5 1 (2.04%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 26 (53.06%) Windows
2 23 (46.94%) Android
3 21 (42.86%) Apple iOS
4 20 (40.82%) BlackBerry OS
5 4 (8.16%) Linux
6 2 (4.08%) UNIX
7 1 (2.04%) Embedded Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (42.86%) Web Development
2 20 (40.82%) Cyber Security
3 8 (16.33%) Automated Testing
3 8 (16.33%) Use Case
3 8 (16.33%) Unit Testing
4 5 (10.20%) Image Processing
4 5 (10.20%) OO
4 5 (10.20%) MVC
5 3 (6.12%) Multithreading
6 2 (4.08%) Line Management
6 2 (4.08%) Agile Software Development
6 2 (4.08%) E-Commerce
7 1 (2.04%) OOD
7 1 (2.04%) Project Management
7 1 (2.04%) TDD
7 1 (2.04%) Validation
7 1 (2.04%) Video Processing
7 1 (2.04%) Dependency Injection
7 1 (2.04%) Video Analytics
7 1 (2.04%) Analytics
Programming Languages
1 45 (91.84%) C#
2 27 (55.10%) C++
3 23 (46.94%) Java
4 9 (18.37%) SQL
5 8 (16.33%) JavaScript
6 2 (4.08%) T-SQL
6 2 (4.08%) MATLAB
7 1 (2.04%) Objective-C
7 1 (2.04%) Python
7 1 (2.04%) PHP
7 1 (2.04%) Delphi
7 1 (2.04%) C
Qualifications
1 8 (16.33%) Degree
2 1 (2.04%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 2 (4.08%) Firmware
Vendors
1 20 (40.82%) Oracle
2 10 (20.41%) Microsoft
3 1 (2.04%) Perforce
3 1 (2.04%) Telerik
3 1 (2.04%) Google
3 1 (2.04%) DevExpress
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