The table below looks at the statistics for Software Engineering skills in IT jobs advertised for the Leicestershire region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Software Engineering 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 Engineering
Rank 22 35 43
Rank change year-on-year
+13 +8
Permanent jobs citing Software Engineering 59 64 37
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leicestershire 8.23% 7.80% 5.31%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 10.79% 9.45% 6.45%
Number of salaries quoted 44 54 28
Average salary £45,000 £39,680 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+13.40% -0.79%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £30,000 £34,250
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £50,000 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%
Software Engineering
East Midlands

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in permanent jobs advertised in the Leicestershire region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Leicestershire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
547 677 574
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leicestershire 76.29% 82.46% 82.35%
Number of salaries quoted 433 568 529
Average salary £40,000 £38,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £29,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

Software Engineering
Jobs Demand Trend in Leicestershire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Software Engineering across the Leicestershire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Software Engineering Jobs Demand Trend in Leicestershire

Software Engineering
Salary Trend in Leicestershire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Software Engineering across the Leicestershire region.

Software Engineering Salary Trend in Leicestershire

Software Engineering
Salary Histogram in Leicestershire

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Software Engineering across the Leicestershire region over the 3 months to 30 January 2015.

Software Engineering Salary Histogram in Leicestershire

Software Engineering
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 Engineering 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 +12 28 £50,000 +11.11%
Ashby-de-la-Zouch 0 6 £45,000 +55.17%
Lutterworth 0 4 £45,000 +20.00%
Loughborough +2 2 £42,999 +10.25% 2
Software Engineering
East Midlands

Software Engineering
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leicestershire

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, IT jobs across the Leicestershire region citing Software Engineering also 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 that cited Software Engineering.

1 82 (65.60%) C#
2 75 (60.00%) .NET
3 59 (47.20%) Computer Science
4 58 (46.40%) XML
5 55 (44.00%) Mathematics
6 53 (42.40%) Finance
6 53 (42.40%) HTML
7 52 (41.60%) JavaScript
7 52 (41.60%) Smartcard
7 52 (41.60%) Cyber Security
8 50 (40.00%) Web Development
9 47 (37.60%) SQL
9 47 (37.60%) SQL Server
10 46 (36.80%) C++
11 39 (31.20%) WPF
12 38 (30.40%) XSLT
13 34 (27.20%) DHTML
14 33 (26.40%) Windows
15 26 (20.80%) Agile Software Development
16 24 (19.20%) Java
17 23 (18.40%) Android
18 22 (17.60%) Microsoft
19 21 (16.80%) Oracle
19 21 (16.80%) WCF
20 19 (15.20%) Unit Testing
20 19 (15.20%) Apple iOS
21 18 (14.40%) BlackBerry OS
21 18 (14.40%) PKI
21 18 (14.40%) Blackberry
21 18 (14.40%) Python

Software Engineering
Top Related IT Skills in Leicestershire by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, IT jobs across the Leicestershire region citing Software Engineering also 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 that cited Software Engineering. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 3 (2.40%) Apache
2 2 (1.60%) nginx
3 1 (0.80%) Tomcat
3 1 (0.80%) JBoss
3 1 (0.80%) Elasticsearch
3 1 (0.80%) Apache Solr
3 1 (0.80%) WordPress
Applications
1 4 (3.20%) Simulink
1 4 (3.20%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (0.80%) Magento
Communications & Networking
1 18 (14.40%) LDAP
2 4 (3.20%) Ethernet
3 1 (0.80%) HTTP
3 1 (0.80%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 47 (37.60%) SQL Server
2 8 (6.40%) MySQL
3 3 (2.40%) SQL Server 2012
3 3 (2.40%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (0.80%) RDBMS
4 1 (0.80%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (0.80%) SQL Server 2005
4 1 (0.80%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 9 (7.20%) Mercurial
1 9 (7.20%) Git (software)
2 8 (6.40%) Bitbucket
3 3 (2.40%) Visual Studio
3 3 (2.40%) Jenkins
3 3 (2.40%) MSBuild
4 2 (1.60%) Redmine
4 2 (1.60%) LabVIEW
4 2 (1.60%) JUnit
5 1 (0.80%) Eclipse
5 1 (0.80%) Subversion
General
1 53 (42.40%) Finance
2 9 (7.20%) Marketing
3 6 (4.80%) Electronics
4 5 (4.00%) Multimedia
5 3 (2.40%) Telecoms
6 2 (1.60%) Automotive
7 1 (0.80%) Retail
7 1 (0.80%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 83 (66.40%) Developer
2 39 (31.20%) Software Engineer
3 28 (22.40%) Senior Software Engineer
4 24 (19.20%) Senior Developer
5 23 (18.40%) C# Developer
6 21 (16.80%) Senior C# Developer
7 20 (16.00%) Software Developer
8 19 (15.20%) Web Developer
9 18 (14.40%) C++ Developer
9 18 (14.40%) C++ Software Developer
10 9 (7.20%) Python Developer
11 8 (6.40%) Django Developer
11 8 (6.40%) Python/Django Developer
12 5 (4.00%) C# ASP.NET Developer
12 5 (4.00%) C# .NET Developer
13 3 (2.40%) Java Developer
13 3 (2.40%) .NET Developer
13 3 (2.40%) PHP Developer
13 3 (2.40%) Front-End Developer
14 2 (1.60%) C# Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 75 (60.00%) .NET
2 58 (46.40%) XML
3 53 (42.40%) HTML
4 39 (31.20%) WPF
5 38 (30.40%) XSLT
6 34 (27.20%) DHTML
7 21 (16.80%) WCF
8 12 (9.60%) CSS
9 10 (8.00%) ASP.NET
9 10 (8.00%) jQuery
9 10 (8.00%) HTML5
10 9 (7.20%) Django
11 8 (6.40%) .NET Framework
11 8 (6.40%) Web Services
12 4 (3.20%) Boost C++ Libraries
12 4 (3.20%) RESTful
12 4 (3.20%) WF
12 4 (3.20%) WinForms
12 4 (3.20%) STL
13 3 (2.40%) XSD
Miscellaneous
1 59 (47.20%) Computer Science
2 55 (44.00%) Mathematics
3 52 (41.60%) Smartcard
4 18 (14.40%) PKI
4 18 (14.40%) Blackberry
5 9 (7.20%) FMCG
5 9 (7.20%) SCADA
6 6 (4.80%) Algorithms
7 3 (2.40%) MPEG
7 3 (2.40%) E-Learning
7 3 (2.40%) Physics
7 3 (2.40%) Embedded Systems
8 2 (1.60%) Device Driver
8 2 (1.60%) Client/Server
8 2 (1.60%) N-Tier
9 1 (0.80%) Smartphone
9 1 (0.80%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 33 (26.40%) Windows
2 23 (18.40%) Android
3 19 (15.20%) Apple iOS
4 18 (14.40%) BlackBerry OS
5 10 (8.00%) Linux
6 8 (6.40%) Ubuntu
7 4 (3.20%) UNIX
8 2 (1.60%) Embedded Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 52 (41.60%) Cyber Security
2 50 (40.00%) Web Development
3 26 (20.80%) Agile Software Development
4 19 (15.20%) Unit Testing
5 16 (12.80%) OO
5 16 (12.80%) Automated Testing
6 14 (11.20%) Use Case
7 9 (7.20%) Multithreading
8 8 (6.40%) MVC
8 8 (6.40%) DevOps
9 6 (4.80%) Image Processing
9 6 (4.80%) Scrum
10 4 (3.20%) Continuous Integration
10 4 (3.20%) TDD
11 3 (2.40%) Code Coverage
11 3 (2.40%) UML
11 3 (2.40%) Stakeholder Management
11 3 (2.40%) Workflow
11 3 (2.40%) Performance Analysis
11 3 (2.40%) Continuous Improvement
Programming Languages
1 82 (65.60%) C#
2 52 (41.60%) JavaScript
3 47 (37.60%) SQL
4 46 (36.80%) C++
5 24 (19.20%) Java
6 18 (14.40%) Python
7 17 (13.60%) C
8 15 (12.00%) XAML
9 6 (4.80%) PHP
10 4 (3.20%) MATLAB
11 3 (2.40%) Shell Script
11 3 (2.40%) T-SQL
11 3 (2.40%) VB
11 3 (2.40%) XPath
12 2 (1.60%) VC++
13 1 (0.80%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 13 (10.40%) Degree
2 1 (0.80%) Sun Certification
System Software
1 2 (1.60%) Firmware
Vendors
1 22 (17.60%) Microsoft
2 21 (16.80%) Oracle
3 10 (8.00%) Sun
4 3 (2.40%) AccuRev
5 2 (1.60%) DevExpress
5 2 (1.60%) Telerik
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