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 27 February 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Software Engineering
Rank 22 38 39
Rank change year-on-year
+16 +1
Permanent jobs citing Software Engineering 57 61 35
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leicestershire 8.26% 7.16% 5.07%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 10.23% 8.58% 6.36%
Number of salaries quoted 43 54 25
Average salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.40% +3.75%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,200 £31,500 £33,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £50,000 £42,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £41,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-2.43% +9.33%
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
557 711 550
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leicestershire 80.72% 83.45% 79.59%
Number of salaries quoted 443 564 491
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 £29,550 £29,750 £26,500
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 27 February 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 27 February 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 +21 30 £41,250 -17.50% 2
Ashby-de-la-Zouch - 7 £45,000 -
Loughborough +1 4 £39,000 +5.40% 1
Lutterworth -7 1 £40,000 +6.66%
Software Engineering
East Midlands

Software Engineering
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leicestershire

For the 6 months to 27 February 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 81 (66.39%) C#
2 71 (58.20%) .NET
3 51 (41.80%) XML
4 47 (38.52%) HTML
4 47 (38.52%) Computer Science
5 46 (37.70%) Mathematics
5 46 (37.70%) JavaScript
6 45 (36.89%) Finance
7 43 (35.25%) SQL
8 42 (34.43%) C++
8 42 (34.43%) SQL Server
8 42 (34.43%) Smartcard
8 42 (34.43%) Web Development
8 42 (34.43%) Cyber Security
9 38 (31.15%) WPF
10 30 (24.59%) Windows
11 29 (23.77%) XSLT
12 26 (21.31%) DHTML
13 25 (20.49%) Microsoft
13 25 (20.49%) Agile Software Development
14 24 (19.67%) WCF
15 22 (18.03%) Java
15 22 (18.03%) Unit Testing
16 21 (17.21%) Android
17 20 (16.39%) Oracle
18 19 (15.57%) Automated Testing
19 17 (13.93%) Apple iOS
20 16 (13.11%) BlackBerry OS
20 16 (13.11%) PKI
20 16 (13.11%) Blackberry

Software Engineering
Top Related IT Skills in Leicestershire by Category

For the 6 months to 27 February 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 1 (0.82%) JBoss
1 1 (0.82%) Tomcat
1 1 (0.82%) Apache Solr
1 1 (0.82%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 4 (3.28%) MS Excel
2 3 (2.46%) Simulink
Communications & Networking
1 16 (13.11%) LDAP
2 4 (3.28%) Ethernet
3 1 (0.82%) HTTP
3 1 (0.82%) TCP/IP
3 1 (0.82%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 42 (34.43%) SQL Server
2 6 (4.92%) MySQL
3 3 (2.46%) SQL Server 2008
3 3 (2.46%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (0.82%) Relational Database
4 1 (0.82%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (0.82%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 8 (6.56%) Git (software)
1 8 (6.56%) Mercurial
1 8 (6.56%) Bitbucket
2 5 (4.10%) Visual Studio
3 4 (3.28%) Redmine
3 4 (3.28%) JUnit
4 3 (2.46%) Jenkins
4 3 (2.46%) MSBuild
4 3 (2.46%) AccuRev
4 3 (2.46%) Eclipse
5 2 (1.64%) LabVIEW
6 1 (0.82%) Subversion
General
1 45 (36.89%) Finance
2 9 (7.38%) Marketing
3 6 (4.92%) Electronics
4 3 (2.46%) Telecoms
4 3 (2.46%) Retail
4 3 (2.46%) Multimedia
5 2 (1.64%) Automotive
5 2 (1.64%) Manufacturing
6 1 (0.82%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 80 (65.57%) Developer
2 42 (34.43%) Software Engineer
3 28 (22.95%) Senior Software Engineer
4 21 (17.21%) Senior Developer
4 21 (17.21%) C# Developer
5 20 (16.39%) Software Developer
6 17 (13.93%) Senior C# Developer
7 16 (13.11%) C++ Developer
7 16 (13.11%) C++ Software Developer
8 15 (12.30%) Web Developer
9 8 (6.56%) Python Developer
9 8 (6.56%) Django Developer
9 8 (6.56%) Python/Django Developer
10 7 (5.74%) C# .NET Developer
10 7 (5.74%) C# ASP.NET Developer
10 7 (5.74%) .NET Developer
11 5 (4.10%) Java Developer
12 4 (3.28%) .NET Software Engineer
12 4 (3.28%) Front-End Developer
13 3 (2.46%) C# Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 71 (58.20%) .NET
2 51 (41.80%) XML
3 47 (38.52%) HTML
4 38 (31.15%) WPF
5 29 (23.77%) XSLT
6 26 (21.31%) DHTML
7 24 (19.67%) WCF
8 14 (11.48%) ASP.NET
8 14 (11.48%) CSS
9 12 (9.84%) Web Services
10 11 (9.02%) jQuery
11 10 (8.20%) .NET Framework
11 10 (8.20%) HTML5
12 8 (6.56%) Django
13 6 (4.92%) SOAP
13 6 (4.92%) RESTful
14 5 (4.10%) REST
14 5 (4.10%) ASP.NET MVC
14 5 (4.10%) J2EE
15 4 (3.28%) STL
Miscellaneous
1 47 (38.52%) Computer Science
2 46 (37.70%) Mathematics
3 42 (34.43%) Smartcard
4 16 (13.11%) Blackberry
4 16 (13.11%) PKI
5 8 (6.56%) FMCG
5 8 (6.56%) SCADA
6 5 (4.10%) Algorithms
7 4 (3.28%) Physics
7 4 (3.28%) E-Learning
8 3 (2.46%) MPEG
8 3 (2.46%) Embedded Systems
9 2 (1.64%) Device Driver
9 2 (1.64%) Client/Server
9 2 (1.64%) N-Tier
10 1 (0.82%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 30 (24.59%) Windows
2 21 (17.21%) Android
3 17 (13.93%) Apple iOS
4 16 (13.11%) BlackBerry OS
5 8 (6.56%) Ubuntu
6 7 (5.74%) Linux
7 5 (4.10%) UNIX
8 2 (1.64%) Embedded Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 42 (34.43%) Web Development
1 42 (34.43%) Cyber Security
2 25 (20.49%) Agile Software Development
3 22 (18.03%) Unit Testing
4 19 (15.57%) Automated Testing
5 16 (13.11%) OO
6 15 (12.30%) Use Case
7 12 (9.84%) MVC
8 9 (7.38%) Scrum
9 8 (6.56%) Continuous Integration
9 8 (6.56%) Multithreading
9 8 (6.56%) DevOps
10 6 (4.92%) TDD
11 5 (4.10%) Image Processing
12 4 (3.28%) E-Commerce
13 3 (2.46%) Workflow
13 3 (2.46%) UML
13 3 (2.46%) Code Coverage
13 3 (2.46%) Stakeholder Management
13 3 (2.46%) Software Architecture
Programming Languages
1 81 (66.39%) C#
2 46 (37.70%) JavaScript
3 43 (35.25%) SQL
4 42 (34.43%) C++
5 22 (18.03%) Java
6 16 (13.11%) Python
6 16 (13.11%) C
7 11 (9.02%) XAML
8 6 (4.92%) T-SQL
9 5 (4.10%) PHP
10 3 (2.46%) VB
10 3 (2.46%) Shell Script
10 3 (2.46%) MATLAB
10 3 (2.46%) XPath
11 2 (1.64%) VC++
12 1 (0.82%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 11 (9.02%) Degree
2 3 (2.46%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (0.82%) SLA
1 1 (0.82%) QA
System Software
1 2 (1.64%) Firmware
Vendors
1 25 (20.49%) Microsoft
2 20 (16.39%) Oracle
3 10 (8.20%) Sun
4 2 (1.64%) Telerik
4 2 (1.64%) Google
4 2 (1.64%) DevExpress
4 2 (1.64%) Twitter
Leicestershire
EasyWebRecruitment.com
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 2 days ago
Loughborough, Leicestershire
Blues Point Ltd
Salary: From £25,000 to £35,000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Leicester, Leicestershire (LE1)
Guru Careers
Salary: £23 - 30k (DOE)
Posted: 4 days ago
Leicester
360 Resourcing
Salary: Negotiable
Posted: 16 days ago