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

Location
3 months to
31 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Software Engineering
Rank 37 33 25
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -8
Permanent jobs citing Software Engineering 16 28 42
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leicester 3.86% 6.01% 11.32%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.21% 6.88% 13.17%
Number of salaries quoted 14 27 38
Average salary £42,500 £42,500 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +30.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,250 £20,600 £30,000
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
380 407 319
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leicester 91.79% 87.34% 85.98%
Number of salaries quoted 302 348 287
Average salary £38,000 £42,500 £38,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-10.58% +11.84%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £30,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £54,373 £45,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +2.40%

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 31 August 2015.

Software Engineering Salary Histogram in Leicester

Software Engineering
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leicester

For the 6 months to 31 August 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 35 (79.55%) C#
2 23 (52.27%) .NET
3 17 (38.64%) Microsoft
4 15 (34.09%) ASP.NET
5 11 (25.00%) MVC
5 11 (25.00%) WPF
5 11 (25.00%) Unit Testing
6 10 (22.73%) Use Case
6 10 (22.73%) WCF
6 10 (22.73%) jQuery
6 10 (22.73%) Automated Testing
6 10 (22.73%) Java
6 10 (22.73%) JavaScript
6 10 (22.73%) SQL Server
6 10 (22.73%) SQL
7 9 (20.45%) CSS
7 9 (20.45%) Agile Software Development
7 9 (20.45%) Degree
7 9 (20.45%) ASP.NET MVC
8 8 (18.18%) UNIX
8 8 (18.18%) Windows
8 8 (18.18%) Visual Studio
9 7 (15.91%) Computer Science
10 6 (13.64%) Java SE
10 6 (13.64%) Java EE
10 6 (13.64%) SOAP
10 6 (13.64%) Web Services
10 6 (13.64%) T-SQL
10 6 (13.64%) HTML
10 6 (13.64%) J2EE

Software Engineering
Top Related IT Skills in Leicester by Category

For the 6 months to 31 August 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 (2.27%) IIS
1 1 (2.27%) Apache
1 1 (2.27%) Tomcat
1 1 (2.27%) Node.js
Applications
1 5 (11.36%) MS Excel
2 1 (2.27%) Simulink
2 1 (2.27%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.27%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 4 (9.09%) Internet
2 1 (2.27%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (22.73%) SQL Server
2 2 (4.55%) MySQL
3 1 (2.27%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 8 (18.18%) Visual Studio
2 5 (11.36%) Eclipse
2 5 (11.36%) Redmine
2 5 (11.36%) JUnit
3 1 (2.27%) Sublime Text
3 1 (2.27%) PhpStorm
3 1 (2.27%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
3 1 (2.27%) NUnit
3 1 (2.27%) Subversion
3 1 (2.27%) MSTest
3 1 (2.27%) PHPUnit
3 1 (2.27%) Moq
General
1 5 (11.36%) Finance
2 4 (9.09%) Marketing
2 4 (9.09%) French Language
3 2 (4.55%) Retail
4 1 (2.27%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 27 (61.36%) Developer
2 18 (40.91%) Software Engineer
3 11 (25.00%) Senior Software Engineer
4 6 (13.64%) Java Developer
4 6 (13.64%) C# Developer
5 5 (11.36%) Web Developer
5 5 (11.36%) Graduate
6 4 (9.09%) Architect
6 4 (9.09%) Software Architect
6 4 (9.09%) .NET Developer
6 4 (9.09%) Graduate Developer
7 3 (6.82%) Graduate Web Developer
7 3 (6.82%) Software Developer
8 2 (4.55%) Junior
8 2 (4.55%) Senior Developer
8 2 (4.55%) Embedded Software Engineer
8 2 (4.55%) Senior Java Developer
8 2 (4.55%) Java/J2EE Developer
9 1 (2.27%) C# ASP.NET Developer
9 1 (2.27%) Software Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23 (52.27%) .NET
2 15 (34.09%) ASP.NET
3 11 (25.00%) WPF
4 10 (22.73%) WCF
4 10 (22.73%) jQuery
5 9 (20.45%) ASP.NET MVC
5 9 (20.45%) CSS
6 6 (13.64%) SOAP
6 6 (13.64%) Web Services
6 6 (13.64%) J2EE
6 6 (13.64%) HTML
6 6 (13.64%) Java SE
6 6 (13.64%) Java EE
7 5 (11.36%) EJB
7 5 (11.36%) XML
7 5 (11.36%) JPA
7 5 (11.36%) JAX-RS
8 4 (9.09%) Silverlight
8 4 (9.09%) ASP.NET Web Forms
8 4 (9.09%) EJB 3.0
Miscellaneous
1 7 (15.91%) Computer Science
2 4 (9.09%) Mobile App
3 2 (4.55%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (2.27%) Algorithms
4 1 (2.27%) Embedded Systems
4 1 (2.27%) N-Tier
4 1 (2.27%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 8 (18.18%) UNIX
1 8 (18.18%) Windows
2 2 (4.55%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (25.00%) MVC
1 11 (25.00%) Unit Testing
2 10 (22.73%) Use Case
2 10 (22.73%) Automated Testing
3 9 (20.45%) Agile Software Development
4 4 (9.09%) Scrum
4 4 (9.09%) E-Commerce
4 4 (9.09%) Software Architecture
4 4 (9.09%) Continuous Improvement
4 4 (9.09%) SDLC
5 3 (6.82%) Mentoring
6 2 (4.55%) TDD
6 2 (4.55%) Logistics
6 2 (4.55%) Web Development
7 1 (2.27%) OOD
7 1 (2.27%) Configuration Management
7 1 (2.27%) OO
7 1 (2.27%) Continuous Integration
7 1 (2.27%) Multithreading
7 1 (2.27%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 35 (79.55%) C#
2 10 (22.73%) Java
2 10 (22.73%) JavaScript
2 10 (22.73%) SQL
3 6 (13.64%) T-SQL
4 5 (11.36%) C++
5 4 (9.09%) VB
6 2 (4.55%) VB.NET
6 2 (4.55%) PHP
6 2 (4.55%) C
7 1 (2.27%) Embedded C++
7 1 (2.27%) MATLAB
Qualifications
1 9 (20.45%) Degree
2 5 (11.36%) Sun Certification
3 4 (9.09%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (11.36%) QA
Vendors
1 17 (38.64%) Microsoft
2 5 (11.36%) Oracle
3 3 (6.82%) Sun
4 1 (2.27%) Google
4 1 (2.27%) Twitter
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