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 22 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
22 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Software Engineer
Rank 72 60 51
Rank change year-on-year
-12 -9
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Engineer 19 21 41
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leicestershire 1.99% 3.13% 4.93%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.04% 3.24% 5.06%
Number of salaries quoted 18 20 31
Average salary £40,000 £31,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+26.98% -21.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £33,400 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £42,650 £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
933 649 811
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leicestershire 97.49% 96.87% 97.48%
Number of salaries quoted 817 582 698
Average salary £39,000 £37,750 £33,479
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.31% +12.75%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £26,350 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,250 £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 22 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 22 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 -7 17 £40,000 +26.98% 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 22 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 32 (74.42%) Software Engineering
2 30 (69.77%) C#
3 28 (65.12%) C++
4 21 (48.84%) Degree
5 19 (44.19%) Visual Studio
6 16 (37.21%) .NET
6 16 (37.21%) Software Testing
7 14 (32.56%) Automated Testing
7 14 (32.56%) OO
8 11 (25.58%) MFC
9 10 (23.26%) Python
9 10 (23.26%) C
9 10 (23.26%) Microsoft
9 10 (23.26%) Firmware
10 9 (20.93%) Windows
10 9 (20.93%) Regression Testing
10 9 (20.93%) NUnit
10 9 (20.93%) JIRA
10 9 (20.93%) Integration Testing
11 8 (18.60%) Time Management
11 8 (18.60%) Device Driver
11 8 (18.60%) VHDL
11 8 (18.60%) ISEB
11 8 (18.60%) ASP.NET
12 7 (16.28%) Validation
12 7 (16.28%) Perforce
12 7 (16.28%) WPF
13 6 (13.95%) Multithreading
13 6 (13.95%) SQL Server
13 6 (13.95%) VC++

Software Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Leicestershire by Category

For the 6 months to 22 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 4 (9.30%) IIS
Applications
1 3 (6.98%) MS Excel
2 1 (2.33%) MS Office
2 1 (2.33%) Simulink
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.33%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (13.95%) SQL Server
2 5 (11.63%) SQL Server 2005
2 5 (11.63%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 19 (44.19%) Visual Studio
2 9 (20.93%) NUnit
2 9 (20.93%) JIRA
General
1 5 (11.63%) Electronics
2 4 (9.30%) Retail
3 1 (2.33%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (37.21%) .NET
2 11 (25.58%) MFC
3 8 (18.60%) ASP.NET
4 7 (16.28%) WPF
5 6 (13.95%) WCF
6 5 (11.63%) HTML
6 5 (11.63%) CSS
6 5 (11.63%) .NET Framework
6 5 (11.63%) jQuery
6 5 (11.63%) WF
7 4 (9.30%) JSON
7 4 (9.30%) Ajax
7 4 (9.30%) XML
8 1 (2.33%) Web Services
8 1 (2.33%) COM
8 1 (2.33%) XHTML
8 1 (2.33%) WinForms
Miscellaneous
1 10 (23.26%) Firmware
2 8 (18.60%) Device Driver
2 8 (18.60%) VHDL
3 5 (11.63%) Mobile App
4 2 (4.65%) Embedded Systems
5 1 (2.33%) iPad
5 1 (2.33%) iPhone
5 1 (2.33%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
Operating Systems
1 9 (20.93%) Windows
2 2 (4.65%) Apple iOS
3 1 (2.33%) UNIX
3 1 (2.33%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 32 (74.42%) Software Engineering
2 16 (37.21%) Software Testing
3 14 (32.56%) Automated Testing
3 14 (32.56%) OO
4 9 (20.93%) Regression Testing
4 9 (20.93%) Integration Testing
5 8 (18.60%) Time Management
6 7 (16.28%) Validation
7 6 (13.95%) Multithreading
8 5 (11.63%) E-Commerce
8 5 (11.63%) OOD
8 5 (11.63%) Web Development
9 4 (9.30%) Agile Software Development
9 4 (9.30%) Web Design
9 4 (9.30%) UML
9 4 (9.30%) Mobile Application Development
9 4 (9.30%) Responsive Web Design
10 3 (6.98%) Scrum
11 2 (4.65%) Logistics
11 2 (4.65%) Image Processing
Programming Languages
1 30 (69.77%) C#
2 28 (65.12%) C++
3 10 (23.26%) Python
3 10 (23.26%) C
4 6 (13.95%) VC++
5 5 (11.63%) JavaScript
5 5 (11.63%) Objective-C
6 4 (9.30%) SQL
7 1 (2.33%) VB.NET
7 1 (2.33%) Java
7 1 (2.33%) MATLAB
Qualifications
1 21 (48.84%) Degree
2 8 (18.60%) ISEB
3 2 (4.65%) SC Cleared
3 2 (4.65%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (4.65%) QA
Vendors
1 10 (23.26%) Microsoft
2 7 (16.28%) Perforce
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