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 salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Software Engineering over the 3 months to 17 January 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
17 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Software Engineering
Leicestershire / Leicester
Rank 19 39 31
Rank change year-on-year
+20 -8
Permanent jobs citing Software Engineering 49 18 23
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leicester 11.95% 4.47% 6.48%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 13.14% 5.25% 8.27%
Number of salaries quoted 48 16 11
Median salary £35,000 £46,250 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-24.32% -7.50%
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +6.25%

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
373 343 278
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leicester 90.98% 85.11% 78.31%
Number of salaries quoted 361 302 234
Median salary £40,000 £45,000 £41,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-11.11% +9.75%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £100,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
- +5.88%

Software Engineering
Jobs Demand Trend in Leicester

The demand trend of job ads across the Leicester region citing Software Engineering as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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 17 January 2017.

Software Engineering Salary Histogram in Leicester

Software Engineering
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leicester

For the 6 months to 17 January 2017, IT jobs citing Software Engineering also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Leicester region with a requirement for Software Engineering.

1 47 (69.12%) Agile Software Development
2 43 (63.24%) JavaScript
3 33 (48.53%) Java
4 32 (47.06%) Scrum
4 32 (47.06%) Kanban
5 30 (44.12%) QA
5 30 (44.12%) Mobile App
6 29 (42.65%) Retail
7 25 (36.76%) C#
8 22 (32.35%) Continuous Delivery
9 21 (30.88%) Test Automation
10 20 (29.41%) .NET
11 19 (27.94%) Scala
11 19 (27.94%) Data Structures
12 18 (26.47%) TDD
13 17 (25.00%) ASP.NET
13 17 (25.00%) MongoDB
14 16 (23.53%) Selenium
15 15 (22.06%) MySQL
16 14 (20.59%) CSS
17 13 (19.12%) SQL
17 13 (19.12%) OO
17 13 (19.12%) Python
17 13 (19.12%) SOA
18 12 (17.65%) HTML
18 12 (17.65%) Visual Studio
19 11 (16.18%) MVC
19 11 (16.18%) Degree
19 11 (16.18%) Computer Science
19 11 (16.18%) Node.js

Software Engineering
Top Related IT Skills in Leicester by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Applications
1 1 (1.47%) SOLIDWORKS
Cloud Services
1 5 (7.35%) Cloud Computing
2 2 (2.94%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (2.94%) Amazon EC2
2 2 (2.94%) Amazon S3
2 2 (2.94%) Amazon SQS
2 2 (2.94%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
3 1 (1.47%) Google Play
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (25.00%) MongoDB
2 15 (22.06%) MySQL
3 10 (14.71%) SQL Server
4 7 (10.29%) SQL Server 2008
5 6 (8.82%) NoSQL
6 3 (4.41%) Apache Cassandra
6 3 (4.41%) Hadoop
7 2 (2.94%) Amazon RDS
7 2 (2.94%) Microsoft Analysis Services
7 2 (2.94%) PostgreSQL
7 2 (2.94%) SQL Server 2005
7 2 (2.94%) SQL Server 2012
7 2 (2.94%) SQL Server 2014
7 2 (2.94%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 2 (2.94%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 16 (23.53%) Selenium
2 12 (17.65%) Visual Studio
3 9 (13.24%) Cucumber
4 8 (11.76%) Calabash
4 8 (11.76%) Capybara
4 8 (11.76%) Protractor
5 5 (7.35%) QUnit
6 4 (5.88%) NUnit
7 3 (4.41%) JIRA
8 1 (1.47%) Appium
General
1 29 (42.65%) Retail
2 4 (5.88%) Finance
3 1 (1.47%) Aerospace
3 1 (1.47%) Electronics
3 1 (1.47%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 33 (48.53%) Developer
2 21 (30.88%) Software Engineer
3 14 (20.59%) Java Developer
4 13 (19.12%) C# Software Engineer
4 13 (19.12%) JavaScript Developer
5 9 (13.24%) Analyst
6 8 (11.76%) .NET Software Engineer
6 8 (11.76%) Java Scala Developer
6 8 (11.76%) Python Developer
6 8 (11.76%) QA Analyst
6 8 (11.76%) QA Tester
6 8 (11.76%) Scala Developer
6 8 (11.76%) Tester
7 7 (10.29%) Quality Analyst
7 7 (10.29%) Selenium Test Analyst
7 7 (10.29%) Selenium Tester
7 7 (10.29%) Senior Software Engineer
8 6 (8.82%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
9 5 (7.35%) HTML Developer
9 5 (7.35%) Lead Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (29.41%) .NET
2 17 (25.00%) ASP.NET
3 14 (20.59%) CSS
4 12 (17.65%) HTML
5 11 (16.18%) Node.js
5 11 (16.18%) Spring Boot
6 9 (13.24%) AngularJS
6 9 (13.24%) HTML5
7 6 (8.82%) Backbone.js
7 6 (8.82%) CSS3
7 6 (8.82%) Ember.js
7 6 (8.82%) React
8 4 (5.88%) ASP.NET MVC
9 3 (4.41%) jQuery
9 3 (4.41%) Spring
9 3 (4.41%) Spring MVC
10 2 (2.94%) .NET Framework
10 2 (2.94%) JSON
10 2 (2.94%) SOAP
10 2 (2.94%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 30 (44.12%) Mobile App
2 19 (27.94%) Data Structures
3 11 (16.18%) Computer Science
4 6 (8.82%) Social Media
4 6 (8.82%) User Experience
5 5 (7.35%) Mathematics
5 5 (7.35%) Physics
6 3 (4.41%) Blog
7 1 (1.47%) FMCG
7 1 (1.47%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 5 (7.35%) Apple iOS
2 3 (4.41%) Linux
2 3 (4.41%) Windows
3 1 (1.47%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 47 (69.12%) Agile Software Development
2 32 (47.06%) Kanban
2 32 (47.06%) Scrum
3 22 (32.35%) Continuous Delivery
4 21 (30.88%) Test Automation
5 18 (26.47%) TDD
6 13 (19.12%) OO
6 13 (19.12%) SOA
7 11 (16.18%) MVC
8 6 (8.82%) High Availability
8 6 (8.82%) UML
8 6 (8.82%) Waterfall
9 5 (7.35%) iOS Development
10 4 (5.88%) Open Source
11 3 (4.41%) Microservices
11 3 (4.41%) OOP
11 3 (4.41%) SDLC
11 3 (4.41%) Web Development
12 2 (2.94%) Requirements Analysis
12 2 (2.94%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 43 (63.24%) JavaScript
2 33 (48.53%) Java
3 25 (36.76%) C#
4 19 (27.94%) Scala
5 13 (19.12%) Python
5 13 (19.12%) SQL
6 8 (11.76%) C++
7 5 (7.35%) Apple Swift
7 5 (7.35%) Objective-C
8 4 (5.88%) PHP
8 4 (5.88%) T-SQL
9 1 (1.47%) Delphi
Qualifications
1 11 (16.18%) Degree
2 1 (1.47%) DBS Check
2 1 (1.47%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 30 (44.12%) QA
2 6 (8.82%) ISO 9001
3 5 (7.35%) TickIT
System Software
1 3 (4.41%) Docker
2 1 (1.47%) Firmware
Vendors
1 3 (4.41%) Microsoft
2 1 (1.47%) Google
2 1 (1.47%) Oracle
2 1 (1.47%) Perforce
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