The first table below looks at the demand for the Software Engineer role in IT jobs advertised for the Leicestershire region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Software Engineer in their job title over the 3 months to 28 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the Leicestershire region.

Location
3 months to
28 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Software Engineer
Rank 70 56 47
Rank change year-on-year
-14 -9
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Engineer 17 24 41
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leicestershire 1.77% 3.52% 4.93%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.81% 3.64% 5.05%
Number of salaries quoted 16 22 31
Average salary £40,000 £30,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+31.14% -23.75%
90% offered a salary of more than £33,200 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £42,950 £38,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Job Titles Category
Leicestershire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
938 660 812
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leicestershire 97.61% 96.92% 97.60%
Number of salaries quoted 822 586 692
Average salary £39,000 £37,500 £33,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.00% +11.94%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £26,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £53,000 £47,500 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+3.89% -
Software Engineer
East Midlands

Software Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in Leicestershire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Software Engineer in the job title across the Leicestershire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Software Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in Leicestershire

Software Engineer
Salary Trend in Leicestershire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Software Engineer across the Leicestershire region.

Software Engineer Salary Trend in Leicestershire

Software Engineer
Salary Histogram in Leicestershire

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Software Engineer across the Leicestershire region over the 3 months to 28 July 2014.

Software Engineer Salary Histogram in Leicestershire

Software Engineer
Job Locations in Leicestershire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Software Engineer within the Leicestershire region over the 3 months to 28 July 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Leicester -11 15 £40,000 +31.14% 1
Loughborough - 3 £40,000 - 1
Ashby-de-la-Zouch - 1 - -
Software Engineer
East Midlands

Software Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leicestershire

For the 6 months to 28 July 2014, IT jobs across the Leicestershire region that cited Software Engineer in their job title 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 with Software Engineer in their job title.

1 31 (73.81%) Software Engineering
2 29 (69.05%) C#
3 28 (66.67%) C++
4 21 (50.00%) Degree
5 18 (42.86%) Visual Studio
6 16 (38.10%) Software Testing
7 15 (35.71%) .NET
8 14 (33.33%) Automated Testing
9 13 (30.95%) OO
10 11 (26.19%) MFC
11 10 (23.81%) Python
11 10 (23.81%) C
11 10 (23.81%) Microsoft
11 10 (23.81%) Firmware
12 9 (21.43%) Windows
12 9 (21.43%) Regression Testing
12 9 (21.43%) NUnit
12 9 (21.43%) JIRA
12 9 (21.43%) Integration Testing
13 8 (19.05%) Time Management
13 8 (19.05%) Device Driver
13 8 (19.05%) VHDL
13 8 (19.05%) ISEB
14 7 (16.67%) ASP.NET
14 7 (16.67%) Validation
14 7 (16.67%) Perforce
14 7 (16.67%) WPF
15 6 (14.29%) Multithreading
15 6 (14.29%) VC++
15 6 (14.29%) WCF

Software Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Leicestershire by Category

For the 6 months to 28 July 2014, IT jobs across the Leicestershire region that cited Software Engineer in their job title 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 with Software Engineer in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 3 (7.14%) IIS
Applications
1 3 (7.14%) MS Excel
2 1 (2.38%) MS Office
2 1 (2.38%) Simulink
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.38%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (11.90%) SQL Server
2 4 (9.52%) SQL Server 2005
2 4 (9.52%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 18 (42.86%) Visual Studio
2 9 (21.43%) NUnit
2 9 (21.43%) JIRA
General
1 5 (11.90%) Electronics
2 3 (7.14%) Retail
3 1 (2.38%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (35.71%) .NET
2 11 (26.19%) MFC
3 7 (16.67%) ASP.NET
3 7 (16.67%) WPF
4 6 (14.29%) WCF
5 5 (11.90%) .NET Framework
5 5 (11.90%) WF
6 4 (9.52%) jQuery
6 4 (9.52%) HTML
6 4 (9.52%) CSS
7 3 (7.14%) XML
7 3 (7.14%) JSON
7 3 (7.14%) Ajax
8 1 (2.38%) Web Services
8 1 (2.38%) COM
8 1 (2.38%) XHTML
8 1 (2.38%) WinForms
Miscellaneous
1 10 (23.81%) Firmware
2 8 (19.05%) Device Driver
2 8 (19.05%) VHDL
3 4 (9.52%) Mobile App
4 2 (4.76%) Embedded Systems
5 1 (2.38%) iPad
5 1 (2.38%) iPhone
5 1 (2.38%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
Operating Systems
1 9 (21.43%) Windows
2 2 (4.76%) Apple iOS
3 1 (2.38%) UNIX
3 1 (2.38%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (73.81%) Software Engineering
2 16 (38.10%) Software Testing
3 14 (33.33%) Automated Testing
4 13 (30.95%) OO
5 9 (21.43%) Regression Testing
5 9 (21.43%) Integration Testing
6 8 (19.05%) Time Management
7 7 (16.67%) Validation
8 6 (14.29%) Multithreading
9 4 (9.52%) Web Development
9 4 (9.52%) Agile Software Development
9 4 (9.52%) UML
9 4 (9.52%) E-Commerce
9 4 (9.52%) OOD
10 3 (7.14%) Mobile Application Development
10 3 (7.14%) Responsive Web Design
10 3 (7.14%) Web Design
10 3 (7.14%) Scrum
11 2 (4.76%) Logistics
11 2 (4.76%) Image Processing
Programming Languages
1 29 (69.05%) C#
2 28 (66.67%) C++
3 10 (23.81%) Python
3 10 (23.81%) C
4 6 (14.29%) VC++
5 4 (9.52%) Objective-C
5 4 (9.52%) JavaScript
5 4 (9.52%) SQL
6 1 (2.38%) VB.NET
6 1 (2.38%) Java
6 1 (2.38%) MATLAB
Qualifications
1 21 (50.00%) Degree
2 8 (19.05%) ISEB
3 2 (4.76%) SC Cleared
3 2 (4.76%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (4.76%) QA
Vendors
1 10 (23.81%) Microsoft
2 7 (16.67%) Perforce
Leicestershire
Informatiq Consulting
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum + pension
Posted: 10 hours ago
Leicestershire
Executive Recruitment Services (ERS)
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Leicester
Computer Futures
Salary: £40000 - £48000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 10 days ago