The first table below looks at the demand 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 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Processes & Methodologies category for the Leicestershire region.

Location
3 months to
28 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Software Engineering
Rank 18 40 28
Rank change year-on-year
+22 -12
Permanent jobs citing Software Engineering 92 41 72
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leicestershire 9.57% 6.02% 8.65%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 11.66% 7.79% 10.98%
Number of salaries quoted 87 37 43
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% -6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £45,300 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Processes & Methodologies Category
Leicestershire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
789 526 656
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leicestershire 82.10% 77.24% 78.85%
Number of salaries quoted 678 461 551
Average salary £40,000 £38,000 £37,300
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.87%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,133 £29,000 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £47,500 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+4.93% +1.25%
Software Engineering
East Midlands

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 July 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 July 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
(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 -1 39 £40,000 +23.07% 1
Lutterworth - 34 £35,000 -
Loughborough -2 6 £40,000 -5.88% 2
Ashby-de-la-Zouch - 2 - -
Hinckley +3 1 £70,000 +64.70%
Software Engineering
East Midlands

Software Engineering
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leicestershire

For the 6 months to 28 July 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.

1 122 (72.19%) .NET
2 103 (60.95%) Computer Science
3 102 (60.36%) C#
4 98 (57.99%) XML
5 86 (50.89%) HTML
6 82 (48.52%) JavaScript
7 80 (47.34%) Mathematics
8 75 (44.38%) Finance
9 71 (42.01%) SQL
10 66 (39.05%) Web Development
11 64 (37.87%) Smartcard
12 63 (37.28%) Cyber Security
13 59 (34.91%) SQL Server
14 56 (33.14%) XSLT
15 53 (31.36%) C++
16 51 (30.18%) DHTML
17 42 (24.85%) Windows
18 40 (23.67%) Java
19 37 (21.89%) CSS
20 35 (20.71%) Degree
21 33 (19.53%) ASP.NET
22 32 (18.93%) jQuery
23 30 (17.75%) Apple iOS
24 29 (17.16%) Android
24 29 (17.16%) Oracle
25 28 (16.57%) Blackberry
25 28 (16.57%) LDAP
25 28 (16.57%) BlackBerry OS
25 28 (16.57%) WPF
25 28 (16.57%) PKI

Software Engineering
Top Related IT Skills in Leicestershire by Category

For the 6 months to 28 July 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 (2.96%) Apache
2 4 (2.37%) IIS
2 4 (2.37%) SharePoint
2 4 (2.37%) WordPress
3 2 (1.18%) SharePoint 2010
4 1 (0.59%) DNN
4 1 (0.59%) SharePoint Server
4 1 (0.59%) nginx
4 1 (0.59%) Tomcat
Applications
1 6 (3.55%) MS Excel
2 2 (1.18%) MS Office
2 2 (1.18%) Simulink
Business Applications
1 3 (1.78%) Magento
Communications & Networking
1 28 (16.57%) LDAP
2 3 (1.78%) Internet
3 2 (1.18%) GSM
3 2 (1.18%) UMTS
3 2 (1.18%) LTE
4 1 (0.59%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 59 (34.91%) SQL Server
2 12 (7.10%) SQL Server 2005
3 11 (6.51%) SQL Server 2008
3 11 (6.51%) MySQL
4 4 (2.37%) SQL Server 2012
5 3 (1.78%) NoSQL
6 1 (0.59%) Relational Database
6 1 (0.59%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 26 (15.38%) Visual Studio
2 11 (6.51%) JIRA
3 9 (5.33%) NUnit
4 4 (2.37%) Git (software)
5 2 (1.18%) Team Foundation Server
5 2 (1.18%) Bitbucket
6 1 (0.59%) CruiseControl
6 1 (0.59%) Subversion
6 1 (0.59%) Jenkins
6 1 (0.59%) MSBuild
6 1 (0.59%) Mercurial
6 1 (0.59%) Rational DOORS
6 1 (0.59%) ClearCase
General
1 75 (44.38%) Finance
2 11 (6.51%) Law
3 10 (5.92%) Legal
4 6 (3.55%) Electronics
5 4 (2.37%) Aerospace
5 4 (2.37%) Multimedia
5 4 (2.37%) Marketing
6 3 (1.78%) Retail
7 2 (1.18%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 131 (77.51%) Developer
2 51 (30.18%) Web Developer
3 31 (18.34%) Software Engineer
3 31 (18.34%) C++ Developer
4 30 (17.75%) C++ Software Developer
4 30 (17.75%) Software Developer
5 26 (15.38%) C# Developer
6 19 (11.24%) Senior Developer
7 16 (9.47%) Senior C# Developer
8 13 (7.69%) Senior Software Engineer
9 12 (7.10%) .NET Developer
10 11 (6.51%) C# .NET Developer
10 11 (6.51%) C# Software Engineer
11 10 (5.92%) Graduate
11 10 (5.92%) Architect
11 10 (5.92%) Graduate Developer
11 10 (5.92%) Applications Architect
11 10 (5.92%) Systems Architect
12 7 (4.14%) Programmer
12 7 (4.14%) ASP.NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 122 (72.19%) .NET
2 98 (57.99%) XML
3 86 (50.89%) HTML
4 56 (33.14%) XSLT
5 51 (30.18%) DHTML
6 37 (21.89%) CSS
7 33 (19.53%) ASP.NET
8 32 (18.93%) jQuery
9 28 (16.57%) WPF
10 19 (11.24%) .NET Framework
11 13 (7.69%) Web Services
12 12 (7.10%) WCF
13 11 (6.51%) MFC
14 10 (5.92%) Middleware
15 9 (5.33%) Ajax
16 7 (4.14%) HTML5
17 6 (3.55%) ASP.NET MVC
17 6 (3.55%) JSON
17 6 (3.55%) WF
18 4 (2.37%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 103 (60.95%) Computer Science
2 80 (47.34%) Mathematics
3 64 (37.87%) Smartcard
4 28 (16.57%) Blackberry
4 28 (16.57%) PKI
5 16 (9.47%) Smartphone
6 8 (4.73%) Device Driver
6 8 (4.73%) Mobile App
7 3 (1.78%) Embedded Systems
8 2 (1.18%) Client/Server
8 2 (1.18%) Firmware
8 2 (1.18%) E-Learning
8 2 (1.18%) Physics
9 1 (0.59%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
9 1 (0.59%) FMCG
9 1 (0.59%) iPhone
9 1 (0.59%) Open Source
9 1 (0.59%) iPad
9 1 (0.59%) Biometrics
Operating Systems
1 42 (24.85%) Windows
2 30 (17.75%) Apple iOS
3 29 (17.16%) Android
4 28 (16.57%) BlackBerry OS
5 11 (6.51%) Linux
6 1 (0.59%) Embedded Linux
6 1 (0.59%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 66 (39.05%) Web Development
2 63 (37.28%) Cyber Security
3 23 (13.61%) OO
4 18 (10.65%) MVC
5 11 (6.51%) Agile Software Development
5 11 (6.51%) Project Management
6 10 (5.92%) ERP
6 10 (5.92%) Migration
6 10 (5.92%) Data Protection
6 10 (5.92%) Strategic Planning
6 10 (5.92%) Asset Management
6 10 (5.92%) Data Management
6 10 (5.92%) TOGAF
6 10 (5.92%) Network Design
6 10 (5.92%) Systems Analysis
7 9 (5.33%) Validation
8 8 (4.73%) Multithreading
9 7 (4.14%) TDD
9 7 (4.14%) Scrum
10 6 (3.55%) UML
Programming Languages
1 102 (60.36%) C#
2 82 (48.52%) JavaScript
3 71 (42.01%) SQL
4 53 (31.36%) C++
5 40 (23.67%) Java
6 11 (6.51%) XAML
7 7 (4.14%) VC++
7 7 (4.14%) PHP
8 6 (3.55%) Python
9 5 (2.96%) C
10 4 (2.37%) Objective-C
11 3 (1.78%) VB.NET
12 2 (1.18%) T-SQL
12 2 (1.18%) MATLAB
13 1 (0.59%) PowerHouse
13 1 (0.59%) Delphi
Qualifications
1 35 (20.71%) Degree
2 6 (3.55%) Security Cleared
3 2 (1.18%) SC Cleared
4 1 (0.59%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (0.59%) MCSD
System Software
1 2 (1.18%) HDFS
2 1 (0.59%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 29 (17.16%) Oracle
2 19 (11.24%) Microsoft
3 10 (5.92%) SAP
3 10 (5.92%) JD Edwards
4 7 (4.14%) Perforce
5 1 (0.59%) Google
5 1 (0.59%) Sitecore
5 1 (0.59%) MKS
5 1 (0.59%) JBoss
5 1 (0.59%) Sun
Leicestershire
Informatiq Consulting
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum + pension
Posted: 7 hours ago
Leicestershire
Executive Recruitment Services (ERS)
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Leicestershire
Premier Group Recruitment
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Leicester
Computer Futures
Salary: £40000 - £48000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 10 days ago
Loughborough
Recruitment Revolution Limited
Salary: £26,000 - £35,000 depending on experience
Posted: 11 days ago