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 24 April 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
24 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Software Engineer
Rank 64 55 28
Rank change year-on-year
-9 -27
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Engineer 23 26 46
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leicestershire 2.48% 3.64% 6.74%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.56% 3.74% 7.20%
Number of salaries quoted 20 25 45
Average salary £35,000 £26,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+32.07% -33.75%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £22,500 £33,000
10% offered a salary of more than £40,500 £39,000 £45,000
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
897 695 639
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leicestershire 96.76% 97.34% 93.70%
Number of salaries quoted 772 605 568
Average salary £38,000 £35,000 £33,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+8.57% +6.06%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £25,000 £24,100
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £45,000 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
+5.26% -
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 24 April 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 24 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
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Job
Vacancies
Leicester -10 16 £35,000 +32.07% 1
Loughborough +6 2 £32,500 -23.52%
Software Engineer
East Midlands

Software Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leicestershire

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 35 (89.74%) Software Engineering
2 33 (84.62%) C#
3 28 (71.79%) .NET
4 18 (46.15%) C++
4 18 (46.15%) Visual Studio
5 15 (38.46%) SQL Server
5 15 (38.46%) Microsoft
6 12 (30.77%) SQL
7 11 (28.21%) OO
8 10 (25.64%) Windows
8 10 (25.64%) .NET Framework
8 10 (25.64%) WPF
8 10 (25.64%) Multithreading
9 9 (23.08%) Degree
10 8 (20.51%) MS Excel
10 8 (20.51%) ASP.NET
11 7 (17.95%) C
11 7 (17.95%) Validation
11 7 (17.95%) Logistics
12 6 (15.38%) Automated Testing
12 6 (15.38%) WCF
12 6 (15.38%) Oracle
12 6 (15.38%) COM
12 6 (15.38%) VC++
13 5 (12.82%) XML
13 5 (12.82%) CSS
13 5 (12.82%) MFC
13 5 (12.82%) HTML
13 5 (12.82%) JavaScript
13 5 (12.82%) Siemens

Software Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Leicestershire by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 (10.26%) IIS
Applications
1 8 (20.51%) MS Excel
2 2 (5.13%) Simulink
3 1 (2.56%) Stateflow
Communications & Networking
1 5 (12.82%) TCP/IP
1 5 (12.82%) Modbus
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (38.46%) SQL Server
2 5 (12.82%) SQL Server 2008
2 5 (12.82%) Relational Database
2 5 (12.82%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 18 (46.15%) Visual Studio
2 3 (7.69%) JIRA
2 3 (7.69%) NUnit
General
1 4 (10.26%) Retail
1 4 (10.26%) Finance
2 1 (2.56%) Aerospace
2 1 (2.56%) Automotive
2 1 (2.56%) Electronics
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 28 (71.79%) .NET
2 10 (25.64%) .NET Framework
2 10 (25.64%) WPF
3 8 (20.51%) ASP.NET
4 6 (15.38%) WCF
4 6 (15.38%) COM
5 5 (12.82%) XML
5 5 (12.82%) CSS
5 5 (12.82%) MFC
5 5 (12.82%) HTML
5 5 (12.82%) WF
5 5 (12.82%) Ajax
6 4 (10.26%) JSON
6 4 (10.26%) jQuery
6 4 (10.26%) WinForms
7 3 (7.69%) Web Services
8 1 (2.56%) XHTML
8 1 (2.56%) JSP
8 1 (2.56%) ASP.NET MVC
8 1 (2.56%) Razor View Engine
Miscellaneous
1 4 (10.26%) Mobile App
2 3 (7.69%) Firmware
2 3 (7.69%) Embedded Systems
3 2 (5.13%) VHDL
3 2 (5.13%) Client/Server
4 1 (2.56%) Device Driver
4 1 (2.56%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
Operating Systems
1 10 (25.64%) Windows
2 1 (2.56%) Linux
2 1 (2.56%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 35 (89.74%) Software Engineering
2 11 (28.21%) OO
3 10 (25.64%) Multithreading
4 7 (17.95%) Validation
4 7 (17.95%) Logistics
5 6 (15.38%) Automated Testing
6 5 (12.82%) Unit Testing
6 5 (12.82%) Time Management
6 5 (12.82%) Web Development
6 5 (12.82%) Software Testing
7 4 (10.26%) Agile Software Development
7 4 (10.26%) Responsive Web Design
7 4 (10.26%) Mobile Application Development
7 4 (10.26%) Software Architecture
7 4 (10.26%) MVVM
7 4 (10.26%) Web Design
7 4 (10.26%) E-Commerce
7 4 (10.26%) UML
7 4 (10.26%) OOP
7 4 (10.26%) OOD
Programming Languages
1 33 (84.62%) C#
2 18 (46.15%) C++
3 12 (30.77%) SQL
4 7 (17.95%) C
5 6 (15.38%) VC++
6 5 (12.82%) JavaScript
7 4 (10.26%) Objective-C
7 4 (10.26%) PHP
8 3 (7.69%) Python
9 2 (5.13%) MATLAB
10 1 (2.56%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 9 (23.08%) Degree
2 2 (5.13%) SC Cleared
2 2 (5.13%) Security Cleared
2 2 (5.13%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (5.13%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (2.56%) SCOM
Vendors
1 15 (38.46%) Microsoft
2 6 (15.38%) Oracle
3 5 (12.82%) Siemens
4 1 (2.56%) Perforce
4 1 (2.56%) Razor Risk
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