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 30 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Software Engineer
Rank 45 77 52
Rank change year-on-year
+32 -25
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Engineer 29 14 28
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leicestershire 4.04% 1.71% 4.02%
As % of the Job Titles category 4.15% 1.76% 4.10%
Number of salaries quoted 14 10 21
Average salary £42,999 £41,250 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.24% +10.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,750 £29,000 £25,500
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £42,500 £42,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%
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
698 794 683
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leicestershire 97.35% 96.71% 97.99%
Number of salaries quoted 557 682 628
Average salary £40,000 £38,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.26% +8.57%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £25,500
10% offered a salary of more than £51,792 £45,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

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 30 January 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 30 January 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 +32 18 £37,500 -11.76%
Ashby-de-la-Zouch -1 5 £45,000 +55.17%
Loughborough +3 3 £42,999 +10.25% 1
Software Engineer
East Midlands

Software Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leicestershire

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 39 (92.86%) Software Engineering
2 36 (85.71%) C#
3 23 (54.76%) C++
4 22 (52.38%) WPF
5 18 (42.86%) WCF
6 16 (38.10%) Microsoft
7 14 (33.33%) Use Case
7 14 (33.33%) Unit Testing
7 14 (33.33%) Automated Testing
8 13 (30.95%) SQL
9 12 (28.57%) C
10 10 (23.81%) Windows
10 10 (23.81%) .NET
11 9 (21.43%) Python
11 9 (21.43%) SCADA
12 7 (16.67%) Degree
13 6 (14.29%) Multithreading
13 6 (14.29%) HTML5
13 6 (14.29%) HTML
14 5 (11.90%) Linux
14 5 (11.90%) Android
15 4 (9.52%) Ethernet
15 4 (9.52%) MATLAB
15 4 (9.52%) Simulink
16 3 (7.14%) Electronics
16 3 (7.14%) OO
16 3 (7.14%) Java
16 3 (7.14%) Image Processing
16 3 (7.14%) Algorithms
16 3 (7.14%) .NET Framework

Software Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Leicestershire by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 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.

Applications
1 4 (9.52%) Simulink
Communications & Networking
1 4 (9.52%) Ethernet
2 1 (2.38%) HTTP
2 1 (2.38%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.38%) Data Warehouse
1 1 (2.38%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (4.76%) LabVIEW
2 1 (2.38%) MSBuild
2 1 (2.38%) Jenkins
General
1 3 (7.14%) Electronics
2 2 (4.76%) Automotive
3 1 (2.38%) Retail
3 1 (2.38%) Multimedia
3 1 (2.38%) Telecoms
3 1 (2.38%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (52.38%) WPF
2 18 (42.86%) WCF
3 10 (23.81%) .NET
4 6 (14.29%) HTML5
4 6 (14.29%) HTML
5 3 (7.14%) .NET Framework
6 2 (4.76%) Boost C++ Libraries
6 2 (4.76%) ADO.NET
6 2 (4.76%) ASP.NET
6 2 (4.76%) STL
7 1 (2.38%) Ajax
7 1 (2.38%) .NET Remoting
7 1 (2.38%) WinForms
7 1 (2.38%) Middleware
7 1 (2.38%) Web Services
7 1 (2.38%) XML
7 1 (2.38%) XSD
7 1 (2.38%) XSLT
7 1 (2.38%) COM
7 1 (2.38%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 9 (21.43%) SCADA
2 3 (7.14%) Algorithms
3 2 (4.76%) N-Tier
3 2 (4.76%) Device Driver
4 1 (2.38%) Mainframe
4 1 (2.38%) MPEG
4 1 (2.38%) Embedded Systems
Operating Systems
1 10 (23.81%) Windows
2 5 (11.90%) Linux
2 5 (11.90%) Android
3 2 (4.76%) UNIX
4 1 (2.38%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (2.38%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (2.38%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 39 (92.86%) Software Engineering
2 14 (33.33%) Use Case
2 14 (33.33%) Unit Testing
2 14 (33.33%) Automated Testing
3 6 (14.29%) Multithreading
4 3 (7.14%) OO
4 3 (7.14%) Image Processing
5 2 (4.76%) Line Management
5 2 (4.76%) Embedded Software Development
6 1 (2.38%) Validation
6 1 (2.38%) Software Testing
6 1 (2.38%) Agile Software Development
6 1 (2.38%) TDD
6 1 (2.38%) Scrum
6 1 (2.38%) Workflow
6 1 (2.38%) Service Management
6 1 (2.38%) Change Management
6 1 (2.38%) SOA
6 1 (2.38%) Code Coverage
6 1 (2.38%) CAD
Programming Languages
1 36 (85.71%) C#
2 23 (54.76%) C++
3 13 (30.95%) SQL
4 12 (28.57%) C
5 9 (21.43%) Python
6 4 (9.52%) MATLAB
7 3 (7.14%) Java
8 2 (4.76%) JavaScript
9 1 (2.38%) Objective-C
9 1 (2.38%) Shell Script
9 1 (2.38%) VC++
9 1 (2.38%) T-SQL
9 1 (2.38%) XPath
Qualifications
1 7 (16.67%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.38%) QA
System Software
1 1 (2.38%) Microsoft Virtual Server
Vendors
1 16 (38.10%) Microsoft
2 2 (4.76%) DevExpress
2 2 (4.76%) Telerik
3 1 (2.38%) AccuRev
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