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 1 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
1 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Software Engineering
Rank 38 30 30
Rank change year-on-year
-8 0
Permanent jobs citing Software Engineering 41 78 53
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leicestershire 5.64% 8.30% 7.42%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 7.24% 9.69% 9.80%
Number of salaries quoted 28 74 48
Average salary £41,500 £45,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-7.77% +20.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £35,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £70,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
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
566 805 541
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leicestershire 77.85% 85.64% 75.77%
Number of salaries quoted 475 674 469
Average salary £42,000 £40,000 £38,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.00% +5.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £29,750 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £48,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £44,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.52% +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 1 May 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 1 May 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
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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 +13 33 £41,500 -7.77% 1
Loughborough +3 4 £40,000 +14.28%
Ashby-de-la-Zouch - 2 £40,000 -
Software Engineering
East Midlands

Software Engineering
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leicestershire

For the 6 months to 1 May 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 72 (72.00%) C#
2 48 (48.00%) .NET
3 36 (36.00%) WPF
4 34 (34.00%) XML
5 30 (30.00%) C++
5 30 (30.00%) WCF
6 29 (29.00%) Microsoft
7 28 (28.00%) SQL Server
8 27 (27.00%) HTML
8 27 (27.00%) JavaScript
8 27 (27.00%) Finance
8 27 (27.00%) Computer Science
8 27 (27.00%) Unit Testing
9 25 (25.00%) Mathematics
9 25 (25.00%) SQL
10 24 (24.00%) Automated Testing
11 22 (22.00%) Use Case
12 21 (21.00%) Cyber Security
12 21 (21.00%) Smartcard
13 20 (20.00%) Java
14 18 (18.00%) Web Development
15 17 (17.00%) Agile Software Development
15 17 (17.00%) Windows
16 16 (16.00%) Oracle
17 15 (15.00%) Web Services
17 15 (15.00%) XSLT
18 14 (14.00%) C
19 12 (12.00%) DHTML
19 12 (12.00%) ASP.NET
20 11 (11.00%) SOAP

Software Engineering
Top Related IT Skills in Leicestershire by Category

For the 6 months to 1 May 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 (1.00%) JBoss
1 1 (1.00%) Tomcat
1 1 (1.00%) Apache Solr
1 1 (1.00%) Node.js
1 1 (1.00%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 5 (5.00%) Simulink
2 1 (1.00%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (1.00%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.00%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 9 (9.00%) LDAP
2 3 (3.00%) Internet
2 3 (3.00%) Skype
3 1 (1.00%) Ethernet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 28 (28.00%) SQL Server
2 7 (7.00%) MySQL
3 1 (1.00%) RDBMS
3 1 (1.00%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 8 (8.00%) Redmine
1 8 (8.00%) JUnit
2 7 (7.00%) Eclipse
3 4 (4.00%) Visual Studio
4 3 (3.00%) LabVIEW
4 3 (3.00%) AccuRev
4 3 (3.00%) MSBuild
4 3 (3.00%) Jenkins
5 2 (2.00%) Subversion
6 1 (1.00%) PHPUnit
6 1 (1.00%) PhpStorm
6 1 (1.00%) Sublime Text
General
1 27 (27.00%) Finance
2 4 (4.00%) Retail
3 3 (3.00%) Electronics
3 3 (3.00%) Telecoms
3 3 (3.00%) Automotive
3 3 (3.00%) Marketing
3 3 (3.00%) Multimedia
4 2 (2.00%) Manufacturing
5 1 (1.00%) Aerospace
5 1 (1.00%) Billing
Job Titles
1 55 (55.00%) Developer
2 48 (48.00%) Software Engineer
3 35 (35.00%) Senior Software Engineer
4 15 (15.00%) Software Developer
4 15 (15.00%) C# Developer
5 11 (11.00%) Web Developer
6 9 (9.00%) Senior Developer
6 9 (9.00%) C++ Software Developer
6 9 (9.00%) Java Developer
6 9 (9.00%) C++ Developer
7 7 (7.00%) .NET Developer
8 6 (6.00%) Senior C# Developer
9 5 (5.00%) .NET Software Engineer
10 4 (4.00%) C# .NET Developer
10 4 (4.00%) Front-End Developer
10 4 (4.00%) C# ASP.NET Developer
10 4 (4.00%) Embedded Software Engineer
11 3 (3.00%) Senior Java Developer
11 3 (3.00%) C# Software Engineer
11 3 (3.00%) .NET Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 48 (48.00%) .NET
2 36 (36.00%) WPF
3 34 (34.00%) XML
4 30 (30.00%) WCF
5 27 (27.00%) HTML
6 15 (15.00%) Web Services
6 15 (15.00%) XSLT
7 12 (12.00%) DHTML
7 12 (12.00%) ASP.NET
8 11 (11.00%) SOAP
8 11 (11.00%) .NET Framework
8 11 (11.00%) jQuery
9 10 (10.00%) CSS
10 9 (9.00%) J2EE
10 9 (9.00%) RESTful
11 7 (7.00%) EJB
11 7 (7.00%) Java SE
11 7 (7.00%) Java EE
11 7 (7.00%) JPA
11 7 (7.00%) JAX-RS
Miscellaneous
1 27 (27.00%) Computer Science
2 25 (25.00%) Mathematics
3 21 (21.00%) Smartcard
4 9 (9.00%) Blackberry
4 9 (9.00%) PKI
5 7 (7.00%) SCADA
6 4 (4.00%) Physics
6 4 (4.00%) E-Learning
7 3 (3.00%) MPEG
7 3 (3.00%) Device Driver
7 3 (3.00%) Embedded Systems
8 2 (2.00%) Mobile App
8 2 (2.00%) Algorithms
8 2 (2.00%) N-Tier
9 1 (1.00%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 17 (17.00%) Windows
2 10 (10.00%) Android
3 9 (9.00%) UNIX
3 9 (9.00%) Apple iOS
3 9 (9.00%) BlackBerry OS
4 4 (4.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (27.00%) Unit Testing
2 24 (24.00%) Automated Testing
3 22 (22.00%) Use Case
4 21 (21.00%) Cyber Security
5 18 (18.00%) Web Development
6 17 (17.00%) Agile Software Development
7 11 (11.00%) MVC
7 11 (11.00%) Scrum
8 8 (8.00%) Continuous Integration
8 8 (8.00%) Multithreading
9 5 (5.00%) OO
9 5 (5.00%) E-Commerce
10 3 (3.00%) UML
10 3 (3.00%) Code Coverage
10 3 (3.00%) Workflow
10 3 (3.00%) TDD
10 3 (3.00%) Embedded Software Development
10 3 (3.00%) Performance Analysis
10 3 (3.00%) Mentoring
11 2 (2.00%) Root Cause Analysis
Programming Languages
1 72 (72.00%) C#
2 30 (30.00%) C++
3 27 (27.00%) JavaScript
4 25 (25.00%) SQL
5 20 (20.00%) Java
6 14 (14.00%) C
7 7 (7.00%) Python
8 6 (6.00%) T-SQL
8 6 (6.00%) PHP
9 5 (5.00%) MATLAB
10 4 (4.00%) XAML
10 4 (4.00%) VB
11 3 (3.00%) Shell Script
11 3 (3.00%) XPath
12 2 (2.00%) VC++
13 1 (1.00%) Embedded C++
Qualifications
1 10 (10.00%) Degree
2 6 (6.00%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (3.00%) QA
2 1 (1.00%) SLA
Vendors
1 29 (29.00%) Microsoft
2 16 (16.00%) Oracle
3 4 (4.00%) Sun
4 3 (3.00%) Google
4 3 (3.00%) Twitter
5 2 (2.00%) DevExpress
5 2 (2.00%) Telerik
Leicester
360 Resourcing
Salary: £20k - 35k per year
Posted: 20 days ago