The first table below looks at the demand 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 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Processes & Methodologies category for the Leicester region.

Location
3 months to
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Software Engineering
Rank 37 36 16
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -20
Permanent jobs citing Software Engineering 36 28 42
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leicester 6.15% 6.24% 12.28%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 7.35% 8.05% 16.09%
Number of salaries quoted 33 27 41
Average salary £50,000 £37,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+33.33% -6.25%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -2.59%
Processes & Methodologies Category
Leicester
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
490 348 261
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leicester 83.76% 77.51% 76.32%
Number of salaries quoted 392 300 248
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £36,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% +4.16%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £26,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,776 £49,776 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,500
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -1.23%
Software Engineering
Leicestershire

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 18 April 2014.

Software Engineering Salary Histogram in Leicester

Software Engineering
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leicester

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 71 (84.52%) C#
2 68 (80.95%) .NET
3 54 (64.29%) SQL Server
4 48 (57.14%) Windows
5 43 (51.19%) XML
6 42 (50.00%) Computer Science
7 41 (48.81%) C++
8 39 (46.43%) Web Development
9 37 (44.05%) Finance
9 37 (44.05%) Oracle
10 36 (42.86%) Java
11 35 (41.67%) Apple iOS
12 34 (40.48%) Android
12 34 (40.48%) Blackberry
13 33 (39.29%) Mathematics
14 31 (36.90%) PKI
14 31 (36.90%) Smartcard
14 31 (36.90%) LDAP
14 31 (36.90%) BlackBerry OS
14 31 (36.90%) Cyber Security
15 24 (28.57%) SQL
15 24 (28.57%) Visual Studio
16 22 (26.19%) ASP.NET
16 22 (26.19%) Microsoft
17 18 (21.43%) Information Security
18 16 (19.05%) .NET Framework
18 16 (19.05%) CSS
18 16 (19.05%) OO
19 15 (17.86%) JavaScript
19 15 (17.86%) MS Excel

Software Engineering
Top Related IT Skills in Leicester by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 6 (7.14%) IIS
2 1 (1.19%) Tomcat
Applications
1 15 (17.86%) MS Excel
2 6 (7.14%) MS Office
2 6 (7.14%) MS PowerPoint
3 2 (2.38%) Simulink
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.38%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 31 (36.90%) LDAP
2 11 (13.10%) TCP/IP
3 5 (5.95%) Modbus
4 1 (1.19%) Firewall
4 1 (1.19%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 54 (64.29%) SQL Server
2 6 (7.14%) Relational Database
3 5 (5.95%) SQL Server 2008
3 5 (5.95%) SQL Server 2005
4 3 (3.57%) MySQL
5 1 (1.19%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 24 (28.57%) Visual Studio
2 3 (3.57%) Xcode
2 3 (3.57%) Eclipse
3 2 (2.38%) NUnit
3 2 (2.38%) JIRA
4 1 (1.19%) ClearCase
4 1 (1.19%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (1.19%) Rational DOORS
General
1 37 (44.05%) Finance
2 8 (9.52%) Retail
3 1 (1.19%) Aerospace
3 1 (1.19%) Law
Job Titles
1 63 (75.00%) Developer
2 40 (47.62%) Software Developer
3 33 (39.29%) C++ Developer
3 33 (39.29%) C++ Software Developer
4 24 (28.57%) Software Engineer
5 14 (16.67%) C# Developer
5 14 (16.67%) .NET Developer
5 14 (16.67%) C# Software Engineer
6 10 (11.90%) .NET Software Engineer
7 8 (9.52%) ASP.NET Developer
8 7 (8.33%) Project Manager
8 7 (8.33%) C# Software Developer
8 7 (8.33%) C# .NET Developer
9 5 (5.95%) .NET Programmer
9 5 (5.95%) Programmer
9 5 (5.95%) ASP.NET Programmer
9 5 (5.95%) .NET Software Developer
10 4 (4.76%) Embedded C/C++ Engineer
10 4 (4.76%) Embedded C++ Engineer
10 4 (4.76%) Software Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 68 (80.95%) .NET
2 43 (51.19%) XML
3 22 (26.19%) ASP.NET
4 16 (19.05%) .NET Framework
4 16 (19.05%) CSS
5 14 (16.67%) HTML
6 12 (14.29%) Web Services
6 12 (14.29%) Ajax
6 12 (14.29%) jQuery
7 9 (10.71%) JSON
8 6 (7.14%) WPF
8 6 (7.14%) COM
9 5 (5.95%) WinForms
10 4 (4.76%) HTML5
10 4 (4.76%) REST
10 4 (4.76%) CSS3
10 4 (4.76%) SOAP
10 4 (4.76%) MFC
11 3 (3.57%) Cocoa
11 3 (3.57%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 42 (50.00%) Computer Science
2 34 (40.48%) Blackberry
3 33 (39.29%) Mathematics
4 31 (36.90%) PKI
4 31 (36.90%) Smartcard
5 7 (8.33%) Mobile App
6 2 (2.38%) Embedded Systems
6 2 (2.38%) E-Learning
6 2 (2.38%) Physics
7 1 (1.19%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
7 1 (1.19%) Management Information System
7 1 (1.19%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 48 (57.14%) Windows
2 35 (41.67%) Apple iOS
3 34 (40.48%) Android
4 31 (36.90%) BlackBerry OS
5 9 (10.71%) Windows Mobile
6 7 (8.33%) Linux
7 6 (7.14%) Windows Server 2008
7 6 (7.14%) Windows Server 2003
8 1 (1.19%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 39 (46.43%) Web Development
2 31 (36.90%) Cyber Security
3 18 (21.43%) Information Security
4 16 (19.05%) OO
5 13 (15.48%) Logistics
5 13 (15.48%) UML
6 10 (11.90%) Agile Software Development
7 6 (7.14%) Multithreading
7 6 (7.14%) OOP
7 6 (7.14%) Business Intelligence
7 6 (7.14%) Scrum
7 6 (7.14%) MVC
7 6 (7.14%) TDD
8 5 (5.95%) E-Commerce
8 5 (5.95%) Unit Testing
8 5 (5.95%) MVVM
8 5 (5.95%) Software Architecture
9 4 (4.76%) Responsive Web Design
9 4 (4.76%) Mobile Application Development
9 4 (4.76%) OOD
Programming Languages
1 71 (84.52%) C#
2 41 (48.81%) C++
3 36 (42.86%) Java
4 24 (28.57%) SQL
5 15 (17.86%) JavaScript
6 7 (8.33%) Objective-C
6 7 (8.33%) PHP
7 6 (7.14%) C
8 4 (4.76%) Embedded C
8 4 (4.76%) Embedded C++
9 3 (3.57%) VB.NET
10 2 (2.38%) PowerHouse
10 2 (2.38%) MATLAB
11 1 (1.19%) Python
11 1 (1.19%) PHP5
Qualifications
1 14 (16.67%) Degree
2 6 (7.14%) Chartered Engineer
3 3 (3.57%) Microsoft Certification
4 2 (2.38%) SC Cleared
4 2 (2.38%) Security Cleared
4 2 (2.38%) MCSD
5 1 (1.19%) MCSE
5 1 (1.19%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (7.14%) ISO 9001
1 6 (7.14%) TickIT
2 3 (3.57%) QA
System Software
1 1 (1.19%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 37 (44.05%) Oracle
2 22 (26.19%) Microsoft
3 5 (5.95%) Siemens
4 3 (3.57%) Google
5 1 (1.19%) MKS
5 1 (1.19%) JBoss
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