The table below looks at the statistics 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 5 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Software Engineer
Rank 64 45 88
Rank change year-on-year
-19 +43
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Engineer 11 28 10
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leicestershire 1.56% 4.01% 1.22%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.63% 4.05% 1.25%
Number of salaries quoted 11 13 6
Average salary £50,000 £42,999 £40,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
+16.28% +5.51%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,000 £37,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £45,000 £42,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -
Software Engineer
East Midlands

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the Leicestershire region. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of permanent jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
Leicestershire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
675 692 801
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leicestershire 95.88% 99.14% 98.04%
Number of salaries quoted 588 548 683
Average salary £41,543 £40,000 £38,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.85% +5.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £50,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -

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 5 February 2016.

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 5 February 2016. 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
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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 -8 9 £50,000 +33.33%
Loughborough +4 2 £38,750 -9.88%
Software Engineer
East Midlands

Software Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leicestershire

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 16 (76.19%) Software Engineering
2 14 (66.67%) SQL
3 13 (61.90%) C#
4 12 (57.14%) JavaScript
4 12 (57.14%) PHP
4 12 (57.14%) .NET
4 12 (57.14%) ASP.NET
4 12 (57.14%) CSS
4 12 (57.14%) Agile Software Development
4 12 (57.14%) Relational Database
5 11 (52.38%) MVC
5 11 (52.38%) Web Services
6 9 (42.86%) Microsoft
7 8 (38.10%) SQL Server
7 8 (38.10%) HTML
7 8 (38.10%) High Availability
7 8 (38.10%) jQuery
7 8 (38.10%) Git (software)
8 7 (33.33%) .NET Framework
8 7 (33.33%) Symfony
8 7 (33.33%) HTML5
8 7 (33.33%) Entity Framework
8 7 (33.33%) Waterfall
8 7 (33.33%) MySQL
9 6 (28.57%) Visual Studio
9 6 (28.57%) ASP.NET Web Forms
9 6 (28.57%) ASP.NET MVC
9 6 (28.57%) CSS3
10 5 (23.81%) ASP.NET MVC 3
10 5 (23.81%) LINQ to SQL

Software Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Leicestershire by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 5 (23.81%) IIS
2 4 (19.05%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 4 (19.05%) MS Excel
1 4 (19.05%) MS Office
1 4 (19.05%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 4 (19.05%) Amazon AWS
1 4 (19.05%) Amazon EC2
1 4 (19.05%) Amazon ELB
1 4 (19.05%) Amazon S3
1 4 (19.05%) Amazon SQS
1 4 (19.05%) CloudFront
1 4 (19.05%) Route 53
1 4 (19.05%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (57.14%) Relational Database
2 8 (38.10%) SQL Server
3 7 (33.33%) MySQL
4 5 (23.81%) SQL Server 2008
5 4 (19.05%) Amazon RDS
Development Applications
1 8 (38.10%) Git (software)
2 6 (28.57%) Visual Studio
3 5 (23.81%) Team Foundation Server
4 4 (19.05%) Jenkins
4 4 (19.05%) Subversion
5 3 (14.29%) Mercurial
General
1 4 (19.05%) Finance
1 4 (19.05%) Japanese Language
1 4 (19.05%) Marketing
1 4 (19.05%) Russian Language
2 2 (9.52%) Retail
3 1 (4.76%) Electronics
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (57.14%) .NET
1 12 (57.14%) ASP.NET
1 12 (57.14%) CSS
2 11 (52.38%) Web Services
3 8 (38.10%) HTML
3 8 (38.10%) jQuery
4 7 (33.33%) .NET Framework
4 7 (33.33%) Entity Framework
4 7 (33.33%) HTML5
4 7 (33.33%) Symfony
5 6 (28.57%) ASP.NET MVC
5 6 (28.57%) ASP.NET Web Forms
5 6 (28.57%) CSS3
6 5 (23.81%) ASP.NET MVC 3
6 5 (23.81%) LINQ to SQL
6 5 (23.81%) WinForms
6 5 (23.81%) WPF
7 3 (14.29%) Silex
8 2 (9.52%) LINQ
8 2 (9.52%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 5 (23.81%) NHS
2 4 (19.05%) Computer Science
2 4 (19.05%) User Experience
3 3 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (14.29%) Credit Risk
3 3 (14.29%) e-Learning
3 3 (14.29%) Mobile App
4 1 (4.76%) 3D Graphics
4 1 (4.76%) Clustering
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (76.19%) Software Engineering
2 12 (57.14%) Agile Software Development
3 11 (52.38%) MVC
4 8 (38.10%) High Availability
5 7 (33.33%) Waterfall
6 5 (23.81%) Unit Testing
7 4 (19.05%) Network Marketing
7 4 (19.05%) V-Model
8 3 (14.29%) Business Intelligence
8 3 (14.29%) Coaching
8 3 (14.29%) Logistics
8 3 (14.29%) Mentoring
8 3 (14.29%) Open Source
8 3 (14.29%) Project Management
8 3 (14.29%) UML
9 2 (9.52%) Continuous Integration
9 2 (9.52%) E-Commerce
9 2 (9.52%) ERP
9 2 (9.52%) MVVM
10 1 (4.76%) Video Processing
Programming Languages
1 14 (66.67%) SQL
2 13 (61.90%) C#
3 12 (57.14%) JavaScript
3 12 (57.14%) PHP
4 3 (14.29%) T-SQL
5 2 (9.52%) C++
6 1 (4.76%) C
6 1 (4.76%) Java
6 1 (4.76%) Python
6 1 (4.76%) VC++
Qualifications
1 5 (23.81%) Degree
2 3 (14.29%) Chartered Engineer
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (19.05%) ISO 9001
1 4 (19.05%) TickIT
Systems Management
1 4 (19.05%) Capistrano
Vendors
1 9 (42.86%) Microsoft
2 5 (23.81%) Telerik