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

Location
3 months to
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Software Engineering
Rank 35 22 36
Rank change year-on-year
-13 +14
Permanent jobs citing Software Engineering 24 47 31
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leicester 5.73% 12.02% 7.45%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 6.54% 14.20% 9.14%
Number of salaries quoted 24 41 27
Average salary £44,500 £37,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+18.66% -6.25%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%
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
367 331 339
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leicester 87.59% 84.65% 81.49%
Number of salaries quoted 316 300 260
Average salary £42,500 £38,000 £37,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.84% +2.70%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,950 £28,500 £27,850
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £45,000 £49,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.40% +3.75%

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 September 2014.

Software Engineering Salary Histogram in Leicester

Software Engineering
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leicester

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 53 (86.89%) C#
2 39 (63.93%) C++
3 35 (57.38%) Windows
4 34 (55.74%) .NET
5 33 (54.10%) Java
5 33 (54.10%) Computer Science
6 30 (49.18%) SQL Server
7 27 (44.26%) XML
7 27 (44.26%) Web Development
8 25 (40.98%) Finance
8 25 (40.98%) Mathematics
8 25 (40.98%) Oracle
8 25 (40.98%) Android
8 25 (40.98%) Apple iOS
9 24 (39.34%) BlackBerry OS
9 24 (39.34%) Cyber Security
9 24 (39.34%) Smartcard
9 24 (39.34%) Blackberry
9 24 (39.34%) LDAP
9 24 (39.34%) PKI
10 15 (24.59%) Degree
11 14 (22.95%) Visual Studio
11 14 (22.95%) CSS
12 13 (21.31%) OO
12 13 (21.31%) HTML
13 12 (19.67%) JavaScript
13 12 (19.67%) SQL
14 10 (16.39%) MFC
14 10 (16.39%) Microsoft
15 9 (14.75%) ASP.NET

Software Engineering
Top Related IT Skills in Leicester by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 (4.92%) SharePoint
2 2 (3.28%) SharePoint 2010
3 1 (1.64%) Tomcat
3 1 (1.64%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 2 (3.28%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.64%) Simulink
2 1 (1.64%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 24 (39.34%) LDAP
2 2 (3.28%) GSM
2 2 (3.28%) UMTS
2 2 (3.28%) Internet
2 2 (3.28%) LTE
3 1 (1.64%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 30 (49.18%) SQL Server
2 3 (4.92%) MySQL
3 2 (3.28%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (1.64%) Relational Database
4 1 (1.64%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 14 (22.95%) Visual Studio
2 8 (13.11%) NUnit
2 8 (13.11%) JIRA
3 1 (1.64%) Git (software)
3 1 (1.64%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (1.64%) MSBuild
3 1 (1.64%) Jenkins
3 1 (1.64%) CruiseControl
3 1 (1.64%) Subversion
General
1 25 (40.98%) Finance
2 6 (9.84%) Electronics
3 3 (4.92%) Aerospace
3 3 (4.92%) Marketing
4 2 (3.28%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 45 (73.77%) Developer
2 26 (42.62%) C++ Developer
3 25 (40.98%) Software Developer
3 25 (40.98%) C++ Software Developer
4 17 (27.87%) Software Engineer
5 12 (19.67%) Senior Software Engineer
6 7 (11.48%) Web Developer
7 6 (9.84%) Graduate
7 6 (9.84%) C# Developer
7 6 (9.84%) Graduate Developer
7 6 (9.84%) Graduate Web Developer
8 4 (6.56%) C# Software Engineer
8 4 (6.56%) Java Developer
8 4 (6.56%) Senior Developer
9 3 (4.92%) Programmer
9 3 (4.92%) .NET Developer
9 3 (4.92%) ASP.NET Developer
9 3 (4.92%) Senior C# Developer
9 3 (4.92%) Trainee Developer
9 3 (4.92%) Trainee Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 34 (55.74%) .NET
2 27 (44.26%) XML
3 14 (22.95%) CSS
4 13 (21.31%) HTML
5 10 (16.39%) MFC
6 9 (14.75%) ASP.NET
7 4 (6.56%) jQuery
7 4 (6.56%) Web Services
8 3 (4.92%) HTML5
9 2 (3.28%) REST
9 2 (3.28%) CSS3
9 2 (3.28%) RESTful
9 2 (3.28%) ASP.NET MVC
9 2 (3.28%) SOAP
9 2 (3.28%) Ajax
9 2 (3.28%) .NET Framework
10 1 (1.64%) Java EE
10 1 (1.64%) JSON
10 1 (1.64%) WPF
10 1 (1.64%) Silverlight
Miscellaneous
1 33 (54.10%) Computer Science
2 25 (40.98%) Mathematics
3 24 (39.34%) PKI
3 24 (39.34%) Smartcard
3 24 (39.34%) Blackberry
4 8 (13.11%) Device Driver
5 5 (8.20%) Mobile App
6 1 (1.64%) User Experience
6 1 (1.64%) Analytical Skills
6 1 (1.64%) Firmware
6 1 (1.64%) iPhone
6 1 (1.64%) iPad
6 1 (1.64%) Embedded Systems
6 1 (1.64%) E-Learning
6 1 (1.64%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
6 1 (1.64%) Smartphone
6 1 (1.64%) Physics
Operating Systems
1 35 (57.38%) Windows
2 25 (40.98%) Android
2 25 (40.98%) Apple iOS
3 24 (39.34%) BlackBerry OS
4 4 (6.56%) Linux
5 1 (1.64%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (44.26%) Web Development
2 24 (39.34%) Cyber Security
3 13 (21.31%) OO
4 6 (9.84%) Agile Software Development
4 6 (9.84%) Software Testing
5 5 (8.20%) TDD
5 5 (8.20%) Automated Testing
6 3 (4.92%) MVC
6 3 (4.92%) UML
6 3 (4.92%) E-Commerce
6 3 (4.92%) Scrum
6 3 (4.92%) Mentoring
6 3 (4.92%) Image Processing
7 2 (3.28%) Coaching
7 2 (3.28%) OOD
8 1 (1.64%) Business Intelligence
8 1 (1.64%) Configuration Management
8 1 (1.64%) Project Management
8 1 (1.64%) PRINCE2
8 1 (1.64%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 53 (86.89%) C#
2 39 (63.93%) C++
3 33 (54.10%) Java
4 12 (19.67%) JavaScript
4 12 (19.67%) SQL
5 3 (4.92%) C
5 3 (4.92%) Python
6 2 (3.28%) T-SQL
7 1 (1.64%) PowerHouse
7 1 (1.64%) MATLAB
7 1 (1.64%) Objective-C
7 1 (1.64%) PHP
7 1 (1.64%) Delphi
Qualifications
1 15 (24.59%) Degree
2 2 (3.28%) Security Cleared
3 1 (1.64%) SC Cleared
System Software
1 1 (1.64%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 25 (40.98%) Oracle
2 10 (16.39%) Microsoft
3 7 (11.48%) Perforce
4 1 (1.64%) Google
4 1 (1.64%) Sitecore
4 1 (1.64%) JBoss
Leicester, Leicestershire
Roc Search
Salary: £25000 - £45000 per annum + benefits
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