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

Location
3 months to
22 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Software Engineering
Rank 31 24 29
Rank change year-on-year
-7 +5
Permanent jobs citing Software Engineering 30 42 38
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leicester 6.28% 11.05% 8.05%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 7.67% 13.17% 10.47%
Number of salaries quoted 29 38 26
Average salary £42,500 £32,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+30.76% -18.75%
90% offered a salary of more than £20,600 £30,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £46,500 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £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
391 319 363
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leicester 81.80% 83.95% 76.91%
Number of salaries quoted 333 284 285
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 £30,000 £27,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £43,500 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.65% +2.50%

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 22 August 2014.

Software Engineering Salary Histogram in Leicester

Software Engineering
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leicester

For the 6 months to 22 August 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 58 (87.88%) C#
2 40 (60.61%) C++
3 38 (57.58%) .NET
4 35 (53.03%) Windows
5 33 (50.00%) Java
5 33 (50.00%) Computer Science
6 31 (46.97%) SQL Server
7 28 (42.42%) XML
8 27 (40.91%) Web Development
9 25 (37.88%) Oracle
9 25 (37.88%) Finance
9 25 (37.88%) Mathematics
9 25 (37.88%) Android
9 25 (37.88%) Apple iOS
10 24 (36.36%) BlackBerry OS
10 24 (36.36%) Cyber Security
10 24 (36.36%) PKI
10 24 (36.36%) Smartcard
10 24 (36.36%) Blackberry
10 24 (36.36%) LDAP
11 18 (27.27%) Visual Studio
12 16 (24.24%) Degree
13 15 (22.73%) CSS
14 14 (21.21%) OO
14 14 (21.21%) SQL
14 14 (21.21%) HTML
15 12 (18.18%) JavaScript
16 11 (16.67%) MFC
16 11 (16.67%) ASP.NET
16 11 (16.67%) Microsoft

Software Engineering
Top Related IT Skills in Leicester by Category

For the 6 months to 22 August 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 (4.55%) SharePoint
2 2 (3.03%) SharePoint 2010
3 1 (1.52%) Tomcat
3 1 (1.52%) IIS
3 1 (1.52%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 3 (4.55%) MS Excel
2 2 (3.03%) Simulink
3 1 (1.52%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 24 (36.36%) LDAP
2 2 (3.03%) GSM
2 2 (3.03%) UMTS
2 2 (3.03%) Internet
2 2 (3.03%) LTE
3 1 (1.52%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 31 (46.97%) SQL Server
2 3 (4.55%) MySQL
3 2 (3.03%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (1.52%) Relational Database
4 1 (1.52%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 18 (27.27%) Visual Studio
2 9 (13.64%) NUnit
2 9 (13.64%) JIRA
3 2 (3.03%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (1.52%) Git (software)
4 1 (1.52%) Rational DOORS
4 1 (1.52%) Jenkins
4 1 (1.52%) MSBuild
4 1 (1.52%) ClearCase
4 1 (1.52%) CruiseControl
4 1 (1.52%) Subversion
General
1 25 (37.88%) Finance
2 5 (7.58%) Electronics
3 4 (6.06%) Aerospace
4 3 (4.55%) Marketing
5 2 (3.03%) Telecoms
6 1 (1.52%) Law
Job Titles
1 47 (71.21%) Developer
2 27 (40.91%) C++ Developer
3 26 (39.39%) C++ Software Developer
3 26 (39.39%) Software Developer
4 20 (30.30%) Software Engineer
5 13 (19.70%) Senior Software Engineer
6 8 (12.12%) C# Developer
7 7 (10.61%) Web Developer
8 6 (9.09%) Graduate
8 6 (9.09%) Graduate Developer
8 6 (9.09%) C# Software Engineer
8 6 (9.09%) Graduate Web Developer
9 5 (7.58%) Senior Developer
10 4 (6.06%) Lead Software Engineer
10 4 (6.06%) ASP.NET Developer
10 4 (6.06%) Senior C# Developer
10 4 (6.06%) Java Developer
10 4 (6.06%) .NET Developer
10 4 (6.06%) C# .NET Developer
11 3 (4.55%) C# ASP.NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 38 (57.58%) .NET
2 28 (42.42%) XML
3 15 (22.73%) CSS
4 14 (21.21%) HTML
5 11 (16.67%) MFC
5 11 (16.67%) ASP.NET
6 4 (6.06%) Web Services
6 4 (6.06%) jQuery
7 3 (4.55%) HTML5
7 3 (4.55%) Ajax
8 2 (3.03%) .NET Framework
8 2 (3.03%) SOAP
8 2 (3.03%) CSS3
8 2 (3.03%) RESTful
8 2 (3.03%) ASP.NET MVC
8 2 (3.03%) REST
8 2 (3.03%) WPF
9 1 (1.52%) Silverlight
9 1 (1.52%) WCF
9 1 (1.52%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 33 (50.00%) Computer Science
2 25 (37.88%) Mathematics
3 24 (36.36%) PKI
3 24 (36.36%) Smartcard
3 24 (36.36%) Blackberry
4 8 (12.12%) Device Driver
5 5 (7.58%) Mobile App
6 2 (3.03%) Embedded Systems
7 1 (1.52%) Physics
7 1 (1.52%) iPhone
7 1 (1.52%) iPad
7 1 (1.52%) Firmware
7 1 (1.52%) E-Learning
7 1 (1.52%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
7 1 (1.52%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 35 (53.03%) Windows
2 25 (37.88%) Android
2 25 (37.88%) Apple iOS
3 24 (36.36%) BlackBerry OS
4 4 (6.06%) Linux
5 1 (1.52%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (40.91%) Web Development
2 24 (36.36%) Cyber Security
3 14 (21.21%) OO
4 7 (10.61%) Agile Software Development
5 6 (9.09%) UML
5 6 (9.09%) TDD
5 6 (9.09%) Software Testing
6 5 (7.58%) Automated Testing
7 4 (6.06%) MVC
7 4 (6.06%) Scrum
8 3 (4.55%) Waterfall
8 3 (4.55%) E-Commerce
9 2 (3.03%) Logistics
9 2 (3.03%) Validation
9 2 (3.03%) OOD
9 2 (3.03%) Configuration Management
9 2 (3.03%) PRINCE2
9 2 (3.03%) Image Processing
10 1 (1.52%) Unit Testing
10 1 (1.52%) Continuous Integration
Programming Languages
1 58 (87.88%) C#
2 40 (60.61%) C++
3 33 (50.00%) Java
4 14 (21.21%) SQL
5 12 (18.18%) JavaScript
6 4 (6.06%) Python
6 4 (6.06%) C
7 2 (3.03%) MATLAB
7 2 (3.03%) T-SQL
8 1 (1.52%) VB.NET
8 1 (1.52%) PHP
8 1 (1.52%) Delphi
8 1 (1.52%) PowerHouse
8 1 (1.52%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 16 (24.24%) Degree
2 3 (4.55%) Security Cleared
3 2 (3.03%) SC Cleared
4 1 (1.52%) MCSD
4 1 (1.52%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 1 (1.52%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 25 (37.88%) Oracle
2 11 (16.67%) Microsoft
3 7 (10.61%) Perforce
4 1 (1.52%) Sitecore
4 1 (1.52%) JBoss
4 1 (1.52%) MKS
4 1 (1.52%) Google
Leicester
Three People
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits based on experience
Posted: 8 days ago