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 18 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
18 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Software Engineering
Rank 25 27 43
Rank change year-on-year
+2 +16
Permanent jobs citing Software Engineering 63 85 38
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leicestershire 8.25% 9.48% 5.35%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 11.17% 11.58% 6.68%
Number of salaries quoted 51 75 31
Average salary £42,500 £40,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.93% +1.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,500 £29,700 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £50,000 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.56%
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
564 734 569
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leicestershire 73.82% 81.83% 80.14%
Number of salaries quoted 463 635 519
Average salary £40,000 £38,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.26% -5.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £29,000 £27,500
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 18 December 2014.

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 18 December 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
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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 -5 24 £50,000 +17.64% 3
Lutterworth +4 8 £45,000 +20.00%
Loughborough - 7 £30,500 - 3
Ashby-de-la-Zouch +2 3 £45,000 +55.17% 1
Software Engineering
East Midlands

Software Engineering
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leicestershire

For the 6 months to 18 December 2014, 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 99 (70.71%) C#
2 96 (68.57%) .NET
3 75 (53.57%) Computer Science
4 73 (52.14%) HTML
5 72 (51.43%) XML
6 71 (50.71%) JavaScript
7 62 (44.29%) SQL
8 60 (42.86%) Mathematics
9 57 (40.71%) Finance
10 56 (40.00%) Smartcard
10 56 (40.00%) Cyber Security
11 53 (37.86%) SQL Server
11 53 (37.86%) Web Development
12 46 (32.86%) XSLT
13 45 (32.14%) C++
13 45 (32.14%) WPF
14 40 (28.57%) DHTML
15 35 (25.00%) Windows
16 28 (20.00%) CSS
17 27 (19.29%) Agile Software Development
17 27 (19.29%) Java
18 25 (17.86%) Android
19 24 (17.14%) ASP.NET
20 22 (15.71%) Microsoft
21 21 (15.00%) OO
22 20 (14.29%) MVC
22 20 (14.29%) Degree
22 20 (14.29%) Apple iOS
23 19 (13.57%) BlackBerry OS
23 19 (13.57%) PKI

Software Engineering
Top Related IT Skills in Leicestershire by Category

For the 6 months to 18 December 2014, 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 5 (3.57%) Apache
2 3 (2.14%) SharePoint
2 3 (2.14%) nginx
3 2 (1.43%) WordPress
4 1 (0.71%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 6 (4.29%) MS Excel
2 3 (2.14%) Simulink
3 2 (1.43%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (1.43%) Magento
Communications & Networking
1 19 (13.57%) LDAP
2 4 (2.86%) Ethernet
3 3 (2.14%) Internet
4 1 (0.71%) HTTP
4 1 (0.71%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 53 (37.86%) SQL Server
2 8 (5.71%) MySQL
2 8 (5.71%) SQL Server 2008
3 7 (5.00%) SQL Server 2012
4 6 (4.29%) SQL Server 2005
5 1 (0.71%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (0.71%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 10 (7.14%) Git (software)
1 10 (7.14%) Mercurial
2 8 (5.71%) Bitbucket
3 7 (5.00%) Visual Studio
4 2 (1.43%) MSBuild
4 2 (1.43%) Jenkins
5 1 (0.71%) NUnit
5 1 (0.71%) JIRA
General
1 57 (40.71%) Finance
2 13 (9.29%) Marketing
3 5 (3.57%) Multimedia
3 5 (3.57%) Electronics
4 2 (1.43%) Telecoms
5 1 (0.71%) Aerospace
5 1 (0.71%) Retail
Job Titles
1 106 (75.71%) Developer
2 33 (23.57%) C# Developer
3 31 (22.14%) Software Engineer
4 28 (20.00%) Senior Developer
5 26 (18.57%) Web Developer
5 26 (18.57%) Senior C# Developer
6 21 (15.00%) Software Developer
7 20 (14.29%) C++ Developer
8 19 (13.57%) C++ Software Developer
8 19 (13.57%) Senior Software Engineer
9 11 (7.86%) Python Developer
10 10 (7.14%) C# .NET Developer
11 9 (6.43%) Graduate Developer
11 9 (6.43%) Graduate
12 8 (5.71%) .NET Developer
12 8 (5.71%) Django Developer
12 8 (5.71%) Python/Django Developer
13 5 (3.57%) C# ASP.NET Developer
13 5 (3.57%) Graduate Web Developer
14 4 (2.86%) Junior
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 96 (68.57%) .NET
2 73 (52.14%) HTML
3 72 (51.43%) XML
4 46 (32.86%) XSLT
5 45 (32.14%) WPF
6 40 (28.57%) DHTML
7 28 (20.00%) CSS
8 24 (17.14%) ASP.NET
9 18 (12.86%) WCF
10 16 (11.43%) .NET Framework
10 16 (11.43%) jQuery
11 13 (9.29%) HTML5
12 10 (7.14%) Django
12 10 (7.14%) Web Services
13 6 (4.29%) ASP.NET MVC
14 4 (2.86%) WinForms
15 3 (2.14%) Ajax
15 3 (2.14%) STL
15 3 (2.14%) JSON
15 3 (2.14%) WF
Miscellaneous
1 75 (53.57%) Computer Science
2 60 (42.86%) Mathematics
3 56 (40.00%) Smartcard
4 19 (13.57%) Blackberry
4 19 (13.57%) PKI
5 10 (7.14%) FMCG
6 9 (6.43%) Algorithms
7 6 (4.29%) SCADA
8 4 (2.86%) Smartphone
9 3 (2.14%) Client/Server
9 3 (2.14%) Mobile App
10 2 (1.43%) Device Driver
10 2 (1.43%) MPEG
10 2 (1.43%) Open Source
10 2 (1.43%) Embedded Systems
11 1 (0.71%) Physics
11 1 (0.71%) E-Learning
11 1 (0.71%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
11 1 (0.71%) N-Tier
11 1 (0.71%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 35 (25.00%) Windows
2 25 (17.86%) Android
3 20 (14.29%) Apple iOS
4 19 (13.57%) BlackBerry OS
5 13 (9.29%) Linux
6 8 (5.71%) Ubuntu
7 3 (2.14%) UNIX
8 2 (1.43%) Embedded Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 56 (40.00%) Cyber Security
2 53 (37.86%) Web Development
3 27 (19.29%) Agile Software Development
4 21 (15.00%) OO
5 20 (14.29%) MVC
6 12 (8.57%) Unit Testing
7 10 (7.14%) Automated Testing
8 9 (6.43%) Multithreading
9 8 (5.71%) Use Case
9 8 (5.71%) Image Processing
9 8 (5.71%) DevOps
10 5 (3.57%) TDD
11 4 (2.86%) Continuous Integration
12 3 (2.14%) Software Architecture
12 3 (2.14%) Stakeholder Management
12 3 (2.14%) Scrum
12 3 (2.14%) E-Commerce
12 3 (2.14%) Line Management
12 3 (2.14%) Continuous Improvement
13 2 (1.43%) Root Cause Analysis
Programming Languages
1 99 (70.71%) C#
2 71 (50.71%) JavaScript
3 62 (44.29%) SQL
4 45 (32.14%) C++
5 27 (19.29%) Java
6 19 (13.57%) XAML
7 18 (12.86%) Python
8 12 (8.57%) C
9 5 (3.57%) PHP
10 4 (2.86%) T-SQL
11 3 (2.14%) VB
11 3 (2.14%) MATLAB
12 2 (1.43%) XPath
12 2 (1.43%) Shell Script
12 2 (1.43%) VC++
13 1 (0.71%) Delphi
13 1 (0.71%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 20 (14.29%) Degree
2 1 (0.71%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 3 (2.14%) Firmware
Vendors
1 22 (15.71%) Microsoft
2 19 (13.57%) Oracle
3 10 (7.14%) Sun
4 2 (1.43%) AccuRev
5 1 (0.71%) DevExpress
5 1 (0.71%) Perforce
5 1 (0.71%) Telerik
5 1 (0.71%) Google
5 1 (0.71%) Sitecore
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Salary: From £30,000 to £45,000 per annum Benefits - Pension + Share Options +
Posted: 4 hours ago
Loughborough, Leicestershire
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Salary: £43000 - £58000 per annum + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Ashby-De-La-Zouch, Leicestershire
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Salary: £35000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
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