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 28 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Software Engineer
Rank 67 71 57
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -14
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Engineer 7 11 28
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leicestershire 1.03% 1.29% 4.06%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.06% 1.33% 4.19%
Number of salaries quoted 6 9 26
Average salary £24,500 £40,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-38.75% +23.07%
90% offered a salary of more than £18,500 £32,250 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £36,250 £44,100 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
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
662 829 668
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leicestershire 97.07% 97.41% 96.81%
Number of salaries quoted 515 721 606
Average salary £37,500 £39,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-3.84% +4.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £24,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £50,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.56%

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 August 2015.

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 August 2015. 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 +4 4 £27,500 -33.33%
Loughborough +2 2 £18,500 -47.14% 1
Software Engineer
East Midlands

Software Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leicestershire

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, 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 22 (91.67%) Software Engineering
2 20 (83.33%) C#
3 13 (54.17%) Microsoft
4 11 (45.83%) WPF
4 11 (45.83%) Unit Testing
5 10 (41.67%) Use Case
5 10 (41.67%) Automated Testing
5 10 (41.67%) WCF
6 7 (29.17%) C++
7 6 (25.00%) .NET
7 6 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
8 5 (20.83%) Visual Studio
8 5 (20.83%) Degree
9 4 (16.67%) C
9 4 (16.67%) Computer Science
9 4 (16.67%) SQL
9 4 (16.67%) Scrum
10 3 (12.50%) VB
10 3 (12.50%) SQL Server
10 3 (12.50%) ASP.NET
10 3 (12.50%) HTML
10 3 (12.50%) Windows
10 3 (12.50%) Linux
11 2 (8.33%) MATLAB
11 2 (8.33%) Simulink
11 2 (8.33%) JavaScript
11 2 (8.33%) Web Services
11 2 (8.33%) UNIX
11 2 (8.33%) WinForms
11 2 (8.33%) MVC

Software Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Leicestershire by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, 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 1 (4.17%) Node.js
Applications
1 2 (8.33%) Simulink
2 1 (4.17%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (4.17%) MS Office
2 1 (4.17%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 1 (4.17%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (12.50%) SQL Server
2 1 (4.17%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 5 (20.83%) Visual Studio
2 1 (4.17%) LabVIEW
2 1 (4.17%) Subversion
2 1 (4.17%) PHPUnit
2 1 (4.17%) Sublime Text
2 1 (4.17%) PhpStorm
General
1 1 (4.17%) Electronics
1 1 (4.17%) Finance
1 1 (4.17%) Aerospace
1 1 (4.17%) Automotive
1 1 (4.17%) Games
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (45.83%) WPF
2 10 (41.67%) WCF
3 6 (25.00%) .NET
4 3 (12.50%) ASP.NET
4 3 (12.50%) HTML
5 2 (8.33%) WinForms
5 2 (8.33%) Web Services
6 1 (4.17%) Flash
6 1 (4.17%) XHTML
6 1 (4.17%) OpenGL
6 1 (4.17%) DirectX
6 1 (4.17%) LAMP
6 1 (4.17%) SOAP
6 1 (4.17%) MFC
6 1 (4.17%) jQuery
6 1 (4.17%) ASP.NET MVC
6 1 (4.17%) HTML5
6 1 (4.17%) Laravel
6 1 (4.17%) Sass
6 1 (4.17%) ASP.NET MVC 4
Miscellaneous
1 4 (16.67%) Computer Science
2 2 (8.33%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (4.17%) Algorithms
3 1 (4.17%) Embedded Systems
3 1 (4.17%) Device Driver
3 1 (4.17%) Smartphone
3 1 (4.17%) SCADA
Operating Systems
1 3 (12.50%) Windows
1 3 (12.50%) Linux
2 2 (8.33%) UNIX
3 1 (4.17%) Android
3 1 (4.17%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (91.67%) Software Engineering
2 11 (45.83%) Unit Testing
3 10 (41.67%) Automated Testing
3 10 (41.67%) Use Case
4 6 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
5 4 (16.67%) Scrum
6 2 (8.33%) MVC
6 2 (8.33%) TDD
6 2 (8.33%) Logistics
7 1 (4.17%) Web Development
7 1 (4.17%) ERP
7 1 (4.17%) Configuration Management
7 1 (4.17%) Continuous Integration
7 1 (4.17%) Multithreading
7 1 (4.17%) V-Model
7 1 (4.17%) Image Processing
7 1 (4.17%) 3D Modelling
7 1 (4.17%) Open Source
7 1 (4.17%) Waterfall
7 1 (4.17%) Game Development
Programming Languages
1 20 (83.33%) C#
2 7 (29.17%) C++
3 4 (16.67%) SQL
3 4 (16.67%) C
4 3 (12.50%) VB
5 2 (8.33%) JavaScript
5 2 (8.33%) MATLAB
6 1 (4.17%) PHP
6 1 (4.17%) Python
6 1 (4.17%) Embedded C++
Qualifications
1 5 (20.83%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.17%) ISO 9001
1 1 (4.17%) TickIT
1 1 (4.17%) QA
Vendors
1 13 (54.17%) Microsoft
2 1 (4.17%) Google
2 1 (4.17%) Twitter
2 1 (4.17%) Oracle
Loughborough, Leicestershire
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