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

Location
3 months to
2 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Software Engineering
Rank 39 37 33
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -4
Permanent jobs citing Software Engineering 20 38 32
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leicester 4.71% 6.40% 9.28%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 5.60% 7.54% 10.96%
Number of salaries quoted 11 35 32
Average salary £38,000 £42,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-10.58% +13.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,000 £32,900 £27,600
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
357 504 292
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leicester 84.00% 84.85% 84.64%
Number of salaries quoted 300 434 253
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 £27,000 £30,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £45,000 £60,000
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 2 July 2015.

Software Engineering Salary Histogram in Leicester

Software Engineering
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leicester

For the 6 months to 2 July 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 42 (77.78%) C#
2 24 (44.44%) .NET
3 21 (38.89%) Microsoft
4 20 (37.04%) Unit Testing
5 19 (35.19%) WPF
6 18 (33.33%) WCF
6 18 (33.33%) Automated Testing
7 16 (29.63%) Java
7 16 (29.63%) Use Case
8 13 (24.07%) ASP.NET
8 13 (24.07%) Web Services
9 12 (22.22%) XML
9 12 (22.22%) MVC
9 12 (22.22%) SOAP
10 11 (20.37%) Oracle
10 11 (20.37%) SQL Server
11 10 (18.52%) J2EE
11 10 (18.52%) Finance
11 10 (18.52%) Computer Science
12 9 (16.67%) Degree
12 9 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
12 9 (16.67%) ASP.NET MVC
12 9 (16.67%) Redmine
12 9 (16.67%) JUnit
12 9 (16.67%) UNIX
13 8 (14.81%) EJB
13 8 (14.81%) Eclipse
13 8 (14.81%) JAX-RS
13 8 (14.81%) JPA
13 8 (14.81%) Java SE

Software Engineering
Top Related IT Skills in Leicester by Category

For the 6 months to 2 July 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 (1.85%) JBoss
1 1 (1.85%) Tomcat
1 1 (1.85%) Apache Solr
1 1 (1.85%) Node.js
1 1 (1.85%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 1 (1.85%) MS Office
1 1 (1.85%) MS Excel
1 1 (1.85%) Simulink
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.85%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (1.85%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (9.26%) Internet
2 3 (5.56%) Skype
2 3 (5.56%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (20.37%) SQL Server
2 3 (5.56%) MySQL
3 2 (3.70%) Relational Database
4 1 (1.85%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 9 (16.67%) JUnit
1 9 (16.67%) Redmine
2 8 (14.81%) Eclipse
3 4 (7.41%) Visual Studio
4 2 (3.70%) Subversion
5 1 (1.85%) MSTest
5 1 (1.85%) PHPUnit
5 1 (1.85%) Moq
5 1 (1.85%) NUnit
5 1 (1.85%) Sublime Text
5 1 (1.85%) PhpStorm
5 1 (1.85%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 10 (18.52%) Finance
2 5 (9.26%) Marketing
3 2 (3.70%) Manufacturing
3 2 (3.70%) Retail
4 1 (1.85%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 33 (61.11%) Developer
2 24 (44.44%) Software Engineer
3 17 (31.48%) Senior Software Engineer
4 10 (18.52%) Java Developer
5 7 (12.96%) .NET Developer
5 7 (12.96%) Software Developer
6 6 (11.11%) C# Developer
7 5 (9.26%) Web Developer
8 4 (7.41%) Graduate
8 4 (7.41%) Graduate Developer
9 3 (5.56%) C++ Software Developer
9 3 (5.56%) Senior Java Developer
9 3 (5.56%) Graduate Web Developer
9 3 (5.56%) .NET Software Engineer
9 3 (5.56%) Junior
9 3 (5.56%) Senior Developer
9 3 (5.56%) C++ Developer
9 3 (5.56%) .NET Software Developer
10 2 (3.70%) Junior Developer
10 2 (3.70%) Java/J2EE Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (44.44%) .NET
2 19 (35.19%) WPF
3 18 (33.33%) WCF
4 13 (24.07%) ASP.NET
4 13 (24.07%) Web Services
5 12 (22.22%) XML
5 12 (22.22%) SOAP
6 10 (18.52%) J2EE
7 9 (16.67%) ASP.NET MVC
8 8 (14.81%) JPA
8 8 (14.81%) JAX-RS
8 8 (14.81%) Java SE
8 8 (14.81%) Java EE
8 8 (14.81%) EJB
9 7 (12.96%) EJB 3.0
9 7 (12.96%) RESTful
10 5 (9.26%) HTML
10 5 (9.26%) jQuery
11 4 (7.41%) CSS
12 3 (5.56%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 10 (18.52%) Computer Science
2 4 (7.41%) Mobile App
3 3 (5.56%) Mathematics
3 3 (5.56%) Smartcard
3 3 (5.56%) Blackberry
3 3 (5.56%) PKI
4 2 (3.70%) N-Tier
5 1 (1.85%) Algorithms
5 1 (1.85%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 9 (16.67%) UNIX
2 5 (9.26%) Windows
3 3 (5.56%) Android
3 3 (5.56%) Apple iOS
3 3 (5.56%) BlackBerry OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (37.04%) Unit Testing
2 18 (33.33%) Automated Testing
3 16 (29.63%) Use Case
4 12 (22.22%) MVC
5 9 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
6 5 (9.26%) Web Development
6 5 (9.26%) E-Commerce
7 4 (7.41%) Scrum
7 4 (7.41%) TDD
7 4 (7.41%) Continuous Improvement
7 4 (7.41%) Mentoring
8 3 (5.56%) SDLC
8 3 (5.56%) API Development
8 3 (5.56%) Cyber Security
8 3 (5.56%) OO
8 3 (5.56%) Continuous Integration
9 1 (1.85%) Multithreading
9 1 (1.85%) Time Management
9 1 (1.85%) Image Processing
9 1 (1.85%) 3D Modelling
Programming Languages
1 42 (77.78%) C#
2 16 (29.63%) Java
3 6 (11.11%) JavaScript
3 6 (11.11%) C++
4 4 (7.41%) SQL
5 3 (5.56%) T-SQL
6 2 (3.70%) VB
7 1 (1.85%) VB.NET
7 1 (1.85%) Embedded C++
7 1 (1.85%) MATLAB
7 1 (1.85%) PHP
7 1 (1.85%) C
Qualifications
1 9 (16.67%) Degree
2 7 (12.96%) Sun Certification
3 2 (3.70%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (7.41%) QA
Vendors
1 21 (38.89%) Microsoft
2 11 (20.37%) Oracle
3 5 (9.26%) Sun
4 3 (5.56%) Google
4 3 (5.56%) Twitter
5 1 (1.85%) DevExpress
5 1 (1.85%) Telerik
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