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 28 November 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Software Engineering
Rank 24 25 43
Rank change year-on-year
+1 +18
Permanent jobs citing Software Engineering 65 83 35
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leicestershire 8.33% 9.47% 5.37%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 10.89% 11.48% 6.65%
Number of salaries quoted 56 74 32
Average salary £42,500 £40,500 £38,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.93% +4.51%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,500 £29,650 £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
597 723 526
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leicestershire 76.54% 82.53% 80.67%
Number of salaries quoted 490 637 472
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 28 November 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 28 November 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 -9 21 £50,000 +17.64% 2
Lutterworth +4 10 £45,000 +20.00% 1
Loughborough - 8 £30,500 - 1
Ashby-de-la-Zouch +2 4 £42,500 +46.55% 1
Software Engineering
East Midlands

Software Engineering
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leicestershire

For the 6 months to 28 November 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.

1 105 (73.43%) .NET
2 97 (67.83%) C#
3 88 (61.54%) Computer Science
4 84 (58.74%) XML
5 83 (58.04%) HTML
6 81 (56.64%) JavaScript
7 69 (48.25%) Mathematics
8 68 (47.55%) SQL
9 64 (44.76%) Finance
10 63 (44.06%) Smartcard
10 63 (44.06%) Cyber Security
11 60 (41.96%) Web Development
12 59 (41.26%) SQL Server
13 56 (39.16%) XSLT
14 48 (33.57%) DHTML
15 43 (30.07%) C++
16 39 (27.27%) WPF
17 36 (25.17%) Windows
18 30 (20.98%) CSS
18 30 (20.98%) Java
19 29 (20.28%) Agile Software Development
20 27 (18.88%) Android
21 25 (17.48%) ASP.NET
22 22 (15.38%) Degree
22 22 (15.38%) Apple iOS
23 21 (14.69%) BlackBerry OS
23 21 (14.69%) XAML
23 21 (14.69%) PKI
23 21 (14.69%) Blackberry
23 21 (14.69%) LDAP

Software Engineering
Top Related IT Skills in Leicestershire by Category

For the 6 months to 28 November 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 7 (4.90%) Apache
2 4 (2.80%) WordPress
3 3 (2.10%) nginx
3 3 (2.10%) SharePoint
4 1 (0.70%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 7 (4.90%) MS Excel
2 3 (2.10%) Simulink
3 2 (1.40%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 4 (2.80%) Magento
Communications & Networking
1 21 (14.69%) LDAP
2 4 (2.80%) Ethernet
3 3 (2.10%) Internet
4 1 (0.70%) HTTP
4 1 (0.70%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 59 (41.26%) SQL Server
2 9 (6.29%) MySQL
3 8 (5.59%) SQL Server 2005
3 8 (5.59%) SQL Server 2008
4 7 (4.90%) SQL Server 2012
5 1 (0.70%) NoSQL
5 1 (0.70%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 10 (6.99%) Git (software)
1 10 (6.99%) Mercurial
2 8 (5.59%) Bitbucket
3 7 (4.90%) Visual Studio
4 2 (1.40%) MSBuild
4 2 (1.40%) Jenkins
5 1 (0.70%) NUnit
5 1 (0.70%) JIRA
General
1 64 (44.76%) Finance
2 13 (9.09%) Marketing
3 7 (4.90%) Multimedia
4 5 (3.50%) Electronics
5 2 (1.40%) Telecoms
5 2 (1.40%) Aerospace
6 1 (0.70%) Retail
Job Titles
1 119 (83.22%) Developer
2 36 (25.17%) Web Developer
2 36 (25.17%) C# Developer
3 31 (21.68%) Senior Developer
4 29 (20.28%) Senior C# Developer
5 23 (16.08%) Software Developer
6 22 (15.38%) Software Engineer
6 22 (15.38%) C++ Developer
7 21 (14.69%) C++ Software Developer
8 11 (7.69%) Python Developer
9 10 (6.99%) Graduate Developer
9 10 (6.99%) C# .NET Developer
9 10 (6.99%) Senior Software Engineer
9 10 (6.99%) Graduate
10 8 (5.59%) .NET Developer
10 8 (5.59%) Python/Django Developer
10 8 (5.59%) Django Developer
11 6 (4.20%) Graduate Web Developer
12 5 (3.50%) C# ASP.NET Developer
13 4 (2.80%) Trainee Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 105 (73.43%) .NET
2 84 (58.74%) XML
3 83 (58.04%) HTML
4 56 (39.16%) XSLT
5 48 (33.57%) DHTML
6 39 (27.27%) WPF
7 30 (20.98%) CSS
8 25 (17.48%) ASP.NET
9 20 (13.99%) jQuery
10 15 (10.49%) HTML5
11 12 (8.39%) .NET Framework
12 11 (7.69%) Web Services
13 10 (6.99%) WCF
13 10 (6.99%) Django
14 6 (4.20%) ASP.NET MVC
15 4 (2.80%) LINQ
15 4 (2.80%) LINQ to SQL
16 3 (2.10%) REST
16 3 (2.10%) RESTful
16 3 (2.10%) Boost C++ Libraries
Miscellaneous
1 88 (61.54%) Computer Science
2 69 (48.25%) Mathematics
3 63 (44.06%) Smartcard
4 21 (14.69%) Blackberry
4 21 (14.69%) PKI
5 10 (6.99%) FMCG
6 9 (6.29%) Algorithms
7 8 (5.59%) Smartphone
8 4 (2.80%) SCADA
8 4 (2.80%) Client/Server
8 4 (2.80%) Mobile App
9 2 (1.40%) Open Source
9 2 (1.40%) Embedded Systems
9 2 (1.40%) MPEG
9 2 (1.40%) Device Driver
10 1 (0.70%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
10 1 (0.70%) User Experience
10 1 (0.70%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 36 (25.17%) Windows
2 27 (18.88%) Android
3 22 (15.38%) Apple iOS
4 21 (14.69%) BlackBerry OS
5 15 (10.49%) Linux
6 8 (5.59%) Ubuntu
7 3 (2.10%) UNIX
8 2 (1.40%) Embedded Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 63 (44.06%) Cyber Security
2 60 (41.96%) Web Development
3 29 (20.28%) Agile Software Development
4 19 (13.29%) MVC
4 19 (13.29%) OO
5 8 (5.59%) Image Processing
5 8 (5.59%) DevOps
6 6 (4.20%) Unit Testing
6 6 (4.20%) Multithreading
6 6 (4.20%) Automated Testing
7 5 (3.50%) TDD
7 5 (3.50%) Continuous Integration
8 4 (2.80%) E-Commerce
9 3 (2.10%) Stakeholder Management
9 3 (2.10%) Scrum
9 3 (2.10%) Test Scripting
9 3 (2.10%) Use Case
9 3 (2.10%) System Testing
9 3 (2.10%) Software Architecture
9 3 (2.10%) Line Management
Programming Languages
1 97 (67.83%) C#
2 81 (56.64%) JavaScript
3 68 (47.55%) SQL
4 43 (30.07%) C++
5 30 (20.98%) Java
6 21 (14.69%) XAML
7 16 (11.19%) Python
8 11 (7.69%) C
9 6 (4.20%) PHP
10 4 (2.80%) T-SQL
11 3 (2.10%) MATLAB
12 2 (1.40%) XPath
12 2 (1.40%) Shell Script
13 1 (0.70%) Objective-C
13 1 (0.70%) VB
13 1 (0.70%) Delphi
Qualifications
1 22 (15.38%) Degree
2 1 (0.70%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 3 (2.10%) Firmware
Vendors
1 21 (14.69%) Oracle
2 18 (12.59%) Microsoft
3 10 (6.99%) Sun
4 2 (1.40%) AccuRev
5 1 (0.70%) Perforce
5 1 (0.70%) Google
5 1 (0.70%) Sitecore
Leicester, Leicestershire
Proactive Appointments
Salary: Market Leading Package
Posted: 5 hours ago
Ashby-De-La-Zouch, Leicestershire
Connectus
Salary: £35000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Loughborough, Leicestershire
Executive Recruitment Services (ERS)
Salary: £43000 - £58000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Lutterworth, Leicestershire
Holovis International Ltd
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 10 days ago