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 1 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
1 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Software Engineer
Rank 68 60 46
Rank change year-on-year
-8 -14
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Engineer 13 28 33
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leicestershire 1.67% 3.82% 4.90%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.70% 3.97% 5.00%
Number of salaries quoted 10 26 32
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.33%
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
763 706 660
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leicestershire 98.07% 96.32% 97.92%
Number of salaries quoted 648 637 554
Average salary £38,000 £37,500 £36,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.33% +4.16%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £26,100 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £51,657 £47,500 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

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 1 October 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 1 October 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 -8 6 £42,500 +5.59% 1
Ashby-de-la-Zouch +1 5 £40,000 +37.93% 1
Loughborough - 2 £35,000 -
Software Engineer
East Midlands

Software Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leicestershire

For the 6 months to 1 October 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 24 (77.42%) C++
2 22 (70.97%) Software Engineering
3 20 (64.52%) Degree
4 19 (61.29%) C#
5 14 (45.16%) Software Testing
6 12 (38.71%) Automated Testing
6 12 (38.71%) C
6 12 (38.71%) Python
7 11 (35.48%) Algorithms
8 10 (32.26%) Microsoft
8 10 (32.26%) Visual Studio
8 10 (32.26%) Windows
9 9 (29.03%) MFC
10 8 (25.81%) OO
10 8 (25.81%) Firmware
10 8 (25.81%) Device Driver
11 7 (22.58%) Perforce
11 7 (22.58%) VHDL
11 7 (22.58%) Regression Testing
11 7 (22.58%) ISEB
11 7 (22.58%) Time Management
11 7 (22.58%) Integration Testing
11 7 (22.58%) JIRA
11 7 (22.58%) NUnit
12 6 (19.35%) SQL
12 6 (19.35%) Electronics
13 4 (12.90%) Java
13 4 (12.90%) SCADA
13 4 (12.90%) Image Processing
14 3 (9.68%) Linux

Software Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Leicestershire by Category

For the 6 months to 1 October 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.

Applications
1 2 (6.45%) MS Excel
1 2 (6.45%) Simulink
2 1 (3.23%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.23%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (3.23%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 10 (32.26%) Visual Studio
2 7 (22.58%) JIRA
2 7 (22.58%) NUnit
General
1 6 (19.35%) Electronics
2 2 (6.45%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (29.03%) MFC
2 2 (6.45%) ASP.NET
2 2 (6.45%) .NET
3 1 (3.23%) WPF
3 1 (3.23%) jQuery
3 1 (3.23%) WinForms
3 1 (3.23%) Middleware
3 1 (3.23%) XHTML
3 1 (3.23%) HTML
3 1 (3.23%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 11 (35.48%) Algorithms
2 8 (25.81%) Device Driver
3 7 (22.58%) VHDL
4 4 (12.90%) SCADA
5 1 (3.23%) iPhone
5 1 (3.23%) iPad
5 1 (3.23%) Mobile App
5 1 (3.23%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
5 1 (3.23%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 10 (32.26%) Windows
2 3 (9.68%) Linux
3 2 (6.45%) UNIX
4 1 (3.23%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (3.23%) Apple iOS
4 1 (3.23%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (70.97%) Software Engineering
2 14 (45.16%) Software Testing
3 12 (38.71%) Automated Testing
4 8 (25.81%) OO
5 7 (22.58%) Regression Testing
5 7 (22.58%) Time Management
5 7 (22.58%) Integration Testing
6 4 (12.90%) Image Processing
7 2 (6.45%) Scrum
7 2 (6.45%) Agile Software Development
7 2 (6.45%) Multithreading
7 2 (6.45%) Line Management
8 1 (3.23%) Mentoring
8 1 (3.23%) Release Management
8 1 (3.23%) Requirements Management
8 1 (3.23%) Web Development
8 1 (3.23%) Video Processing
8 1 (3.23%) Video Analytics
8 1 (3.23%) Analytics
8 1 (3.23%) iOS Development
Programming Languages
1 24 (77.42%) C++
2 19 (61.29%) C#
3 12 (38.71%) C
3 12 (38.71%) Python
4 6 (19.35%) SQL
5 4 (12.90%) Java
6 2 (6.45%) MATLAB
7 1 (3.23%) Objective-C
7 1 (3.23%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 20 (64.52%) Degree
2 7 (22.58%) ISEB
3 1 (3.23%) SC Cleared
3 1 (3.23%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.23%) QA
System Software
1 8 (25.81%) Firmware
2 1 (3.23%) Microsoft Virtual Server
Vendors
1 10 (32.26%) Microsoft
2 7 (22.58%) Perforce
Leicestershire
Executive Recruitment Services (ERS)
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 8 hours ago
Leicestershire
Proteus Europe
Salary: Market Rate
Posted: 8 hours ago
Ashby-De-La-Zouch, Leicestershire
Connectus
Salary: £35000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Leicestershire
Progressive Recruitment
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + Pension, Holiday, Flexi-time
Posted: 8 days ago
Leicestershire
Computer Futures
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 20 days ago
Leicestershire
Quantica Technology - London
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 21 days ago
Leicester
Three People
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits based on experience
Posted: 26 days ago