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 12 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
12 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Software Engineering
Rank 35 25 45
Rank change year-on-year
-10 +20
Permanent jobs citing Software Engineering 20 30 38
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leicester 5.14% 7.59% 6.88%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 5.95% 9.58% 7.88%
Number of salaries quoted 20 14 31
Average salary £45,000 £46,250 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.70% -7.50%
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -
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
336 313 482
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leicester 86.38% 79.24% 87.32%
Number of salaries quoted 294 254 390
Average salary £45,000 £41,316 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+8.91% +3.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £100,000 £50,776 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -

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 12 February 2016.

Software Engineering Salary Histogram in Leicester

Software Engineering
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leicester

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, 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 17 (47.22%) SQL
2 16 (44.44%) C#
3 15 (41.67%) .NET
3 15 (41.67%) Agile Software Development
4 13 (36.11%) JavaScript
4 13 (36.11%) CSS
4 13 (36.11%) Microsoft
5 11 (30.56%) ASP.NET
6 10 (27.78%) Web Services
6 10 (27.78%) Windows
6 10 (27.78%) Java
7 9 (25.00%) PHP
7 9 (25.00%) MS Excel
7 9 (25.00%) MVC
7 9 (25.00%) Degree
8 8 (22.22%) Computer Science
8 8 (22.22%) C++
8 8 (22.22%) MySQL
8 8 (22.22%) Git (software)
8 8 (22.22%) High Availability
9 7 (19.44%) SaaS
9 7 (19.44%) Waterfall
9 7 (19.44%) Relational Database
9 7 (19.44%) SQL Server
9 7 (19.44%) HTML
9 7 (19.44%) MS Office
9 7 (19.44%) Project Management
9 7 (19.44%) Symfony
10 6 (16.67%) MS PowerPoint
10 6 (16.67%) Finance

Software Engineering
Top Related IT Skills in Leicester by Category

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, 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 4 (11.11%) Elasticsearch
2 3 (8.33%) Apache
2 3 (8.33%) IIS
2 3 (8.33%) Tomcat
3 1 (2.78%) Node.js
Applications
1 9 (25.00%) MS Excel
2 7 (19.44%) MS Office
3 6 (16.67%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (2.78%) MS Project
4 1 (2.78%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 7 (19.44%) SaaS
2 5 (13.89%) Amazon AWS
3 4 (11.11%) Amazon EC2
3 4 (11.11%) Amazon ELB
3 4 (11.11%) Amazon S3
3 4 (11.11%) Amazon SQS
3 4 (11.11%) CloudFront
3 4 (11.11%) Route 53
4 1 (2.78%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (22.22%) MySQL
2 7 (19.44%) Relational Database
2 7 (19.44%) SQL Server
3 4 (11.11%) Amazon RDS
4 1 (2.78%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 8 (22.22%) Git (software)
2 5 (13.89%) Visual Studio
3 4 (11.11%) Jenkins
4 3 (8.33%) Mercurial
4 3 (8.33%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
4 3 (8.33%) Subversion
General
1 6 (16.67%) Finance
2 4 (11.11%) Japanese Language
2 4 (11.11%) Marketing
2 4 (11.11%) Russian Language
3 3 (8.33%) Retail
4 2 (5.56%) French Language
5 1 (2.78%) Electronics
5 1 (2.78%) Games
5 1 (2.78%) Local Government
5 1 (2.78%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 25 (69.44%) Developer
2 12 (33.33%) Software Engineer
3 11 (30.56%) Software Developer
4 7 (19.44%) AWS Developer
4 7 (19.44%) AWS Engineer
4 7 (19.44%) AWS Software Engineer
4 7 (19.44%) Developer/Software Engineer
4 7 (19.44%) PHP Developer
4 7 (19.44%) PHP Symfony Developer
4 7 (19.44%) Symfony Developer
5 4 (11.11%) Architect
5 4 (11.11%) Junior
6 3 (8.33%) .NET Developer
6 3 (8.33%) C# Developer
6 3 (8.33%) Java Developer
6 3 (8.33%) Junior Developer
6 3 (8.33%) Junior Software Developer
6 3 (8.33%) Lead Software Engineer
7 2 (5.56%) ASP.NET Developer
7 2 (5.56%) C++ Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (41.67%) .NET
2 13 (36.11%) CSS
3 11 (30.56%) ASP.NET
4 10 (27.78%) Web Services
5 7 (19.44%) HTML
5 7 (19.44%) Symfony
6 5 (13.89%) CSS3
6 5 (13.89%) jQuery
7 4 (11.11%) .NET Framework
7 4 (11.11%) ASP.NET MVC
7 4 (11.11%) J2EE
7 4 (11.11%) J2ME
7 4 (11.11%) Java EE
8 3 (8.33%) Java SE
8 3 (8.33%) Silex
9 2 (5.56%) ASP.NET Web Forms
9 2 (5.56%) NHibernate
9 2 (5.56%) Silverlight
10 1 (2.78%) Ruby on Rails
10 1 (2.78%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 8 (22.22%) Computer Science
2 5 (13.89%) User Experience
3 4 (11.11%) Management Information System
3 4 (11.11%) Mobile App
4 3 (8.33%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (8.33%) Credit Risk
4 3 (8.33%) e-Learning
5 1 (2.78%) 3D Graphics
5 1 (2.78%) Clustering
5 1 (2.78%) Enterprise Cloud
5 1 (2.78%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 10 (27.78%) Windows
2 4 (11.11%) Android
2 4 (11.11%) Apple iOS
3 3 (8.33%) Unix
3 3 (8.33%) Windows Server
3 3 (8.33%) Windows Server 2008
3 3 (8.33%) Windows Server 2012
3 3 (8.33%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (41.67%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (25.00%) MVC
3 8 (22.22%) High Availability
4 7 (19.44%) Project Management
4 7 (19.44%) Waterfall
5 5 (13.89%) Requirements Analysis
5 5 (13.89%) SDLC
6 4 (11.11%) Business Analysis
6 4 (11.11%) Network Marketing
6 4 (11.11%) Open Source
6 4 (11.11%) UML
6 4 (11.11%) V-Model
7 3 (8.33%) Business Intelligence
7 3 (8.33%) Coaching
7 3 (8.33%) Logistics
7 3 (8.33%) Mentoring
7 3 (8.33%) PRINCE2
7 3 (8.33%) Web Development
8 2 (5.56%) Android Development
8 2 (5.56%) Mobile Development
Programming Languages
1 17 (47.22%) SQL
2 16 (44.44%) C#
3 13 (36.11%) JavaScript
4 10 (27.78%) Java
5 9 (25.00%) PHP
6 8 (22.22%) C++
7 5 (13.89%) VB.NET
8 4 (11.11%) Delphi
9 3 (8.33%) Pascal
10 2 (5.56%) Python
10 2 (5.56%) T-SQL
11 1 (2.78%) C
11 1 (2.78%) Objective-C
11 1 (2.78%) Perl
11 1 (2.78%) Ruby
11 1 (2.78%) VB
11 1 (2.78%) VC++
Qualifications
1 9 (25.00%) Degree
2 3 (8.33%) APMP
2 3 (8.33%) Chartered Engineer
2 3 (8.33%) ISTQB
2 3 (8.33%) MCAD
2 3 (8.33%) MCSA
2 3 (8.33%) Microsoft Certification
2 3 (8.33%) Sun Certification
3 2 (5.56%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (11.11%) ISO 9001
1 4 (11.11%) TickIT
2 2 (5.56%) QA
3 1 (2.78%) SLA
Systems Management
1 4 (11.11%) Capistrano
Vendors
1 13 (36.11%) Microsoft
2 6 (16.67%) Oracle
3 1 (2.78%) Apple
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