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

Location
3 months to
5 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Software Engineering
Rank 25 43 45
Rank change year-on-year
+18 +2
Permanent jobs citing Software Engineering 32 36 14
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leicester 8.06% 6.55% 3.71%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 10.46% 7.93% 4.68%
Number of salaries quoted 18 31 14
Average salary £42,000 £50,000 £39,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
-16.00% +27.38%
90% offered a salary of more than £36,150 £30,000 £29,050
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £50,000 £42,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £41,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-2.43% +9.33%
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
306 454 299
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leicester 77.08% 82.55% 79.31%
Number of salaries quoted 243 349 265
Average salary £42,000 £38,000 £37,300
Average salary % change year-on-year
+10.52% +1.87%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £30,000 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £50,000
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 5 March 2015.

Software Engineering Salary Histogram in Leicester

Software Engineering
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leicester

For the 6 months to 5 March 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 44 (83.02%) C#
2 27 (50.94%) .NET
3 21 (39.62%) Java
4 19 (35.85%) C++
4 19 (35.85%) Oracle
4 19 (35.85%) XML
4 19 (35.85%) Windows
4 19 (35.85%) Unit Testing
5 18 (33.96%) WPF
5 18 (33.96%) Computer Science
5 18 (33.96%) Finance
6 17 (32.08%) Microsoft
6 17 (32.08%) WCF
6 17 (32.08%) Automated Testing
6 17 (32.08%) Android
7 16 (30.19%) Apple iOS
7 16 (30.19%) Web Development
7 16 (30.19%) SQL Server
8 15 (28.30%) LDAP
8 15 (28.30%) Smartcard
8 15 (28.30%) Blackberry
8 15 (28.30%) Mathematics
8 15 (28.30%) Use Case
8 15 (28.30%) PKI
8 15 (28.30%) BlackBerry OS
8 15 (28.30%) Cyber Security
9 8 (15.09%) ASP.NET
10 7 (13.21%) Web Services
10 7 (13.21%) MVC
11 6 (11.32%) SOAP

Software Engineering
Top Related IT Skills in Leicester by Category

For the 6 months to 5 March 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 (1.89%) JBoss
1 1 (1.89%) Tomcat
1 1 (1.89%) Apache Solr
1 1 (1.89%) Node.js
1 1 (1.89%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 1 (1.89%) Simulink
Communications & Networking
1 15 (28.30%) LDAP
2 2 (3.77%) Internet
3 1 (1.89%) Ethernet
3 1 (1.89%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (30.19%) SQL Server
2 2 (3.77%) MySQL
3 1 (1.89%) RDBMS
3 1 (1.89%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 4 (7.55%) JUnit
1 4 (7.55%) Redmine
2 3 (5.66%) Eclipse
3 2 (3.77%) Subversion
4 1 (1.89%) PHPUnit
4 1 (1.89%) Sublime Text
4 1 (1.89%) PhpStorm
General
1 18 (33.96%) Finance
2 2 (3.77%) Manufacturing
2 2 (3.77%) Electronics
2 2 (3.77%) Marketing
3 1 (1.89%) Retail
3 1 (1.89%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 32 (60.38%) Developer
2 24 (45.28%) Software Engineer
3 18 (33.96%) Software Developer
4 15 (28.30%) Senior Software Engineer
4 15 (28.30%) C++ Developer
4 15 (28.30%) C++ Software Developer
5 5 (9.43%) Senior Developer
5 5 (9.43%) Java Developer
5 5 (9.43%) .NET Developer
6 2 (3.77%) Web Developer
6 2 (3.77%) C# Developer
6 2 (3.77%) .NET Software Engineer
6 2 (3.77%) Senior Java Developer
6 2 (3.77%) .NET Software Developer
7 1 (1.89%) Senior .NET Developer
7 1 (1.89%) Graduate Developer
7 1 (1.89%) PHP Web Developer
7 1 (1.89%) Web Team Leader
7 1 (1.89%) Software Team Leader
7 1 (1.89%) Graduate Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 27 (50.94%) .NET
2 19 (35.85%) XML
3 18 (33.96%) WPF
4 17 (32.08%) WCF
5 8 (15.09%) ASP.NET
6 7 (13.21%) Web Services
7 6 (11.32%) SOAP
8 5 (9.43%) J2EE
9 3 (5.66%) HTML
9 3 (5.66%) EJB
9 3 (5.66%) Java SE
9 3 (5.66%) Java EE
9 3 (5.66%) JPA
9 3 (5.66%) EJB 3.0
9 3 (5.66%) RESTful
9 3 (5.66%) ASP.NET MVC
9 3 (5.66%) JAX-RS
10 2 (3.77%) jQuery
10 2 (3.77%) ADO.NET
10 2 (3.77%) ASP.NET Web API
Miscellaneous
1 18 (33.96%) Computer Science
2 15 (28.30%) Mathematics
2 15 (28.30%) Smartcard
2 15 (28.30%) Blackberry
2 15 (28.30%) PKI
3 3 (5.66%) Algorithms
4 2 (3.77%) N-Tier
5 1 (1.89%) Mobile App
5 1 (1.89%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 19 (35.85%) Windows
2 17 (32.08%) Android
3 16 (30.19%) Apple iOS
4 15 (28.30%) BlackBerry OS
5 5 (9.43%) UNIX
6 3 (5.66%) Linux
7 1 (1.89%) Embedded Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (35.85%) Unit Testing
2 17 (32.08%) Automated Testing
3 16 (30.19%) Web Development
4 15 (28.30%) Use Case
4 15 (28.30%) Cyber Security
5 7 (13.21%) MVC
6 5 (9.43%) OO
7 4 (7.55%) Agile Software Development
8 3 (5.66%) Image Processing
9 2 (3.77%) Continuous Integration
9 2 (3.77%) Multithreading
9 2 (3.77%) TDD
9 2 (3.77%) E-Commerce
9 2 (3.77%) Scrum
10 1 (1.89%) Continuous Improvement
10 1 (1.89%) Line Management
10 1 (1.89%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 44 (83.02%) C#
2 21 (39.62%) Java
3 19 (35.85%) C++
4 5 (9.43%) JavaScript
5 4 (7.55%) SQL
6 1 (1.89%) T-SQL
6 1 (1.89%) MATLAB
6 1 (1.89%) Objective-C
6 1 (1.89%) PHP
Qualifications
1 5 (9.43%) Degree
2 3 (5.66%) Sun Certification
3 2 (3.77%) VCP4
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.89%) QA
System Software
1 1 (1.89%) Firmware
Vendors
1 19 (35.85%) Oracle
2 17 (32.08%) Microsoft
3 2 (3.77%) Sun
3 2 (3.77%) Telerik
3 2 (3.77%) Google
3 2 (3.77%) DevExpress
3 2 (3.77%) Twitter
Leicester
360 Resourcing
Salary: Market related
Posted: 15 hours ago
Leicester, Leicestershire (LE1)
Guru Careers
Salary: £23 - 30k (DOE)
Posted: 9 days ago
Leicester
360 Resourcing
Salary: Negotiable
Posted: 21 days ago