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 30 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Software Engineering
Rank 26 38 43
Rank change year-on-year
+12 +5
Permanent jobs citing Software Engineering 28 41 18
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leicester 7.11% 7.68% 5.04%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 9.49% 9.38% 6.19%
Number of salaries quoted 13 33 16
Average salary £50,000 £45,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.11% +12.50%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%
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
295 437 291
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leicester 74.87% 81.84% 81.51%
Number of salaries quoted 244 357 275
Average salary £41,500 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.75% +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £30,000 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £50,776
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 30 January 2015.

Software Engineering Salary Histogram in Leicester

Software Engineering
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leicester

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 39 (86.67%) C#
2 23 (51.11%) .NET
3 22 (48.89%) C++
3 22 (48.89%) Windows
4 21 (46.67%) Java
4 21 (46.67%) Oracle
5 20 (44.44%) XML
5 20 (44.44%) Android
6 19 (42.22%) Apple iOS
6 19 (42.22%) Finance
7 18 (40.00%) LDAP
7 18 (40.00%) Smartcard
7 18 (40.00%) Blackberry
7 18 (40.00%) PKI
7 18 (40.00%) SQL Server
7 18 (40.00%) BlackBerry OS
7 18 (40.00%) Cyber Security
7 18 (40.00%) Web Development
7 18 (40.00%) Mathematics
7 18 (40.00%) Computer Science
8 15 (33.33%) WPF
8 15 (33.33%) Unit Testing
9 14 (31.11%) Use Case
9 14 (31.11%) Automated Testing
9 14 (31.11%) WCF
9 14 (31.11%) Microsoft
10 5 (11.11%) OO
11 4 (8.89%) SQL
11 4 (8.89%) ASP.NET
12 3 (6.67%) MVC

Software Engineering
Top Related IT Skills in Leicester by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 (2.22%) JBoss
1 1 (2.22%) Tomcat
1 1 (2.22%) Elasticsearch
1 1 (2.22%) Apache Solr
Applications
1 1 (2.22%) Simulink
Communications & Networking
1 18 (40.00%) LDAP
2 1 (2.22%) Ethernet
2 1 (2.22%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (40.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (2.22%) MySQL
2 1 (2.22%) RDBMS
2 1 (2.22%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 2 (4.44%) Redmine
1 2 (4.44%) JUnit
2 1 (2.22%) Subversion
2 1 (2.22%) Eclipse
General
1 19 (42.22%) Finance
2 2 (4.44%) Electronics
3 1 (2.22%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 25 (55.56%) Developer
2 20 (44.44%) Software Engineer
3 18 (40.00%) Software Developer
3 18 (40.00%) C++ Developer
3 18 (40.00%) C++ Software Developer
4 14 (31.11%) Senior Software Engineer
5 4 (8.89%) Senior Developer
6 3 (6.67%) Java Developer
7 1 (2.22%) C++ Software Engineer
7 1 (2.22%) .NET Developer
7 1 (2.22%) C# Developer
7 1 (2.22%) Senior C# Developer
7 1 (2.22%) Senior Java Developer
7 1 (2.22%) Senior .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23 (51.11%) .NET
2 20 (44.44%) XML
3 15 (33.33%) WPF
4 14 (31.11%) WCF
5 4 (8.89%) ASP.NET
6 3 (6.67%) J2EE
6 3 (6.67%) Web Services
7 2 (4.44%) SOAP
7 2 (4.44%) ADO.NET
8 1 (2.22%) Hibernate
8 1 (2.22%) JMS
8 1 (2.22%) Spring
8 1 (2.22%) STL
8 1 (2.22%) EJB
8 1 (2.22%) MFC
8 1 (2.22%) HTML
8 1 (2.22%) SonicMQ
8 1 (2.22%) Middleware
8 1 (2.22%) JAX-RS
8 1 (2.22%) Java SE
Miscellaneous
1 18 (40.00%) Smartcard
1 18 (40.00%) Blackberry
1 18 (40.00%) PKI
1 18 (40.00%) Mathematics
1 18 (40.00%) Computer Science
2 3 (6.67%) Algorithms
3 2 (4.44%) N-Tier
4 1 (2.22%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 22 (48.89%) Windows
2 20 (44.44%) Android
3 19 (42.22%) Apple iOS
4 18 (40.00%) BlackBerry OS
5 3 (6.67%) UNIX
5 3 (6.67%) Linux
6 1 (2.22%) Embedded Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (40.00%) Cyber Security
1 18 (40.00%) Web Development
2 15 (33.33%) Unit Testing
3 14 (31.11%) Use Case
3 14 (31.11%) Automated Testing
4 5 (11.11%) OO
5 3 (6.67%) MVC
5 3 (6.67%) Image Processing
6 2 (4.44%) Multithreading
6 2 (4.44%) Agile Software Development
7 1 (2.22%) Line Management
Programming Languages
1 39 (86.67%) C#
2 22 (48.89%) C++
3 21 (46.67%) Java
4 4 (8.89%) SQL
5 3 (6.67%) JavaScript
6 1 (2.22%) Objective-C
6 1 (2.22%) MATLAB
Qualifications
1 2 (4.44%) Degree
2 1 (2.22%) Sun Certification
System Software
1 1 (2.22%) Firmware
Vendors
1 21 (46.67%) Oracle
2 14 (31.11%) Microsoft
3 2 (4.44%) DevExpress
3 2 (4.44%) Telerik
4 1 (2.22%) Sun