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 29 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Software Engineering
Rank 32 36 38
Rank change year-on-year
+4 +2
Permanent jobs citing Software Engineering 28 37 31
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leicester 6.51% 6.60% 7.95%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 8.31% 7.58% 9.97%
Number of salaries quoted 15 33 30
Average salary £41,500 £42,500 £39,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.35% +8.97%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,200 £36,700 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £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
337 488 311
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leicester 78.37% 86.99% 79.74%
Number of salaries quoted 284 427 267
Average salary £40,500 £40,000 £38,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.25% +5.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £28,594 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £44,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+4.70% +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 29 May 2015.

Software Engineering Salary Histogram in Leicester

Software Engineering
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leicester

For the 6 months to 29 May 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 47 (81.03%) C#
2 26 (44.83%) Microsoft
2 26 (44.83%) Unit Testing
3 25 (43.10%) WPF
4 24 (41.38%) Automated Testing
4 24 (41.38%) WCF
5 23 (39.66%) .NET
6 22 (37.93%) Use Case
7 18 (31.03%) Java
8 15 (25.86%) XML
9 14 (24.14%) Oracle
10 13 (22.41%) Web Services
10 13 (22.41%) Finance
11 12 (20.69%) SOAP
12 11 (18.97%) Computer Science
13 10 (17.24%) SQL Server
13 10 (17.24%) J2EE
14 9 (15.52%) C++
14 9 (15.52%) JUnit
14 9 (15.52%) ASP.NET
14 9 (15.52%) UNIX
14 9 (15.52%) Redmine
15 8 (13.79%) JAX-RS
15 8 (13.79%) JPA
15 8 (13.79%) Java SE
15 8 (13.79%) Java EE
15 8 (13.79%) EJB
15 8 (13.79%) Eclipse
16 7 (12.07%) Windows
16 7 (12.07%) Sun Certification

Software Engineering
Top Related IT Skills in Leicester by Category

For the 6 months to 29 May 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 (1.72%) JBoss
1 1 (1.72%) Tomcat
1 1 (1.72%) Apache Solr
1 1 (1.72%) Node.js
1 1 (1.72%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 1 (1.72%) MS Office
1 1 (1.72%) Simulink
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.72%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (10.34%) LDAP
2 3 (5.17%) Internet
2 3 (5.17%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (17.24%) SQL Server
2 2 (3.45%) MySQL
3 1 (1.72%) RDBMS
3 1 (1.72%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 9 (15.52%) JUnit
1 9 (15.52%) Redmine
2 8 (13.79%) Eclipse
3 2 (3.45%) Subversion
3 2 (3.45%) Visual Studio
4 1 (1.72%) PHPUnit
4 1 (1.72%) Sublime Text
4 1 (1.72%) PhpStorm
General
1 13 (22.41%) Finance
2 3 (5.17%) Marketing
3 2 (3.45%) Retail
3 2 (3.45%) Manufacturing
4 1 (1.72%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 31 (53.45%) Software Engineer
1 31 (53.45%) Developer
2 23 (39.66%) Senior Software Engineer
3 10 (17.24%) Software Developer
3 10 (17.24%) Java Developer
4 6 (10.34%) C++ Software Developer
4 6 (10.34%) C++ Developer
5 5 (8.62%) C# Developer
5 5 (8.62%) .NET Developer
6 3 (5.17%) Graduate
6 3 (5.17%) Web Developer
6 3 (5.17%) Senior Developer
6 3 (5.17%) .NET Software Developer
6 3 (5.17%) Senior Java Developer
6 3 (5.17%) Graduate Developer
6 3 (5.17%) .NET Software Engineer
7 2 (3.45%) Java/J2EE Developer
7 2 (3.45%) Graduate Web Developer
7 2 (3.45%) Junior
7 2 (3.45%) Junior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 25 (43.10%) WPF
2 24 (41.38%) WCF
3 23 (39.66%) .NET
4 15 (25.86%) XML
5 13 (22.41%) Web Services
6 12 (20.69%) SOAP
7 10 (17.24%) J2EE
8 9 (15.52%) ASP.NET
9 8 (13.79%) JAX-RS
9 8 (13.79%) JPA
9 8 (13.79%) Java SE
9 8 (13.79%) Java EE
9 8 (13.79%) EJB
10 7 (12.07%) EJB 3.0
10 7 (12.07%) RESTful
11 5 (8.62%) ASP.NET MVC
12 3 (5.17%) HTML
12 3 (5.17%) jQuery
12 3 (5.17%) ASP.NET Web API
13 2 (3.45%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 11 (18.97%) Computer Science
2 6 (10.34%) Mathematics
2 6 (10.34%) PKI
2 6 (10.34%) Smartcard
2 6 (10.34%) Blackberry
3 3 (5.17%) N-Tier
4 2 (3.45%) Mobile App
5 1 (1.72%) Algorithms
5 1 (1.72%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 9 (15.52%) UNIX
2 7 (12.07%) Windows
3 6 (10.34%) BlackBerry OS
3 6 (10.34%) Apple iOS
3 6 (10.34%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (44.83%) Unit Testing
2 24 (41.38%) Automated Testing
3 22 (37.93%) Use Case
4 7 (12.07%) Web Development
4 7 (12.07%) MVC
5 6 (10.34%) Cyber Security
5 6 (10.34%) Agile Software Development
6 4 (6.90%) Scrum
7 3 (5.17%) E-Commerce
7 3 (5.17%) OO
7 3 (5.17%) TDD
7 3 (5.17%) Mentoring
7 3 (5.17%) Continuous Integration
8 2 (3.45%) Continuous Improvement
9 1 (1.72%) 3D Modelling
9 1 (1.72%) SDLC
9 1 (1.72%) Multithreading
9 1 (1.72%) Time Management
9 1 (1.72%) Image Processing
Programming Languages
1 47 (81.03%) C#
2 18 (31.03%) Java
3 9 (15.52%) C++
4 4 (6.90%) JavaScript
4 4 (6.90%) SQL
5 2 (3.45%) T-SQL
6 1 (1.72%) C
6 1 (1.72%) VB
6 1 (1.72%) PHP
6 1 (1.72%) Embedded C++
6 1 (1.72%) MATLAB
Qualifications
1 7 (12.07%) Sun Certification
2 6 (10.34%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.45%) QA
Vendors
1 26 (44.83%) Microsoft
2 14 (24.14%) Oracle
3 5 (8.62%) Sun
4 3 (5.17%) Twitter
4 3 (5.17%) Google
5 2 (3.45%) DevExpress
5 2 (3.45%) Telerik
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