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 22 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Software Engineering
Rank 21 38 32
Rank change year-on-year
+17 -6
Permanent jobs citing Software Engineering 79 54 56
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leicestershire 9.94% 7.55% 7.75%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 11.52% 9.36% 9.69%
Number of salaries quoted 75 48 44
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 £22,850 £30,350 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £50,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%
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
686 577 578
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leicestershire 86.29% 80.70% 79.94%
Number of salaries quoted 591 516 475
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 £28,500 £30,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.40% +3.75%

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 22 September 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 22 September 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 -11 25 £45,000 +20.00% 1
Lutterworth - 25 £40,000 - 1
Ashby-de-la-Zouch - 7 £40,000 -
Loughborough - 7 £30,500 - 1
Software Engineering
East Midlands

Software Engineering
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leicestershire

For the 6 months to 22 September 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.

1 114 (70.37%) .NET
2 106 (65.43%) Computer Science
3 99 (61.11%) C#
3 99 (61.11%) XML
4 90 (55.56%) HTML
5 87 (53.70%) JavaScript
6 84 (51.85%) Mathematics
7 74 (45.68%) SQL
7 74 (45.68%) Finance
8 68 (41.98%) Smartcard
8 68 (41.98%) Cyber Security
9 65 (40.12%) XSLT
10 62 (38.27%) Web Development
11 59 (36.42%) SQL Server
11 59 (36.42%) DHTML
12 51 (31.48%) C++
13 40 (24.69%) Java
13 40 (24.69%) Windows
14 33 (20.37%) CSS
15 32 (19.75%) Degree
16 29 (17.90%) Agile Software Development
16 29 (17.90%) jQuery
17 28 (17.28%) WPF
18 26 (16.05%) Oracle
18 26 (16.05%) ASP.NET
18 26 (16.05%) Android
18 26 (16.05%) Apple iOS
19 25 (15.43%) BlackBerry OS
19 25 (15.43%) PKI
19 25 (15.43%) Blackberry

Software Engineering
Top Related IT Skills in Leicestershire by Category

For the 6 months to 22 September 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 8 (4.94%) Apache
2 5 (3.09%) WordPress
3 4 (2.47%) SharePoint
4 3 (1.85%) nginx
5 2 (1.23%) SharePoint 2010
6 1 (0.62%) Tomcat
6 1 (0.62%) DNN
6 1 (0.62%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 6 (3.70%) MS Excel
2 2 (1.23%) MS Office
2 2 (1.23%) Simulink
Business Applications
1 4 (2.47%) Magento
Communications & Networking
1 25 (15.43%) LDAP
2 3 (1.85%) Internet
3 2 (1.23%) LTE
3 2 (1.23%) GSM
3 2 (1.23%) UMTS
4 1 (0.62%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 59 (36.42%) SQL Server
2 11 (6.79%) MySQL
3 9 (5.56%) SQL Server 2005
4 7 (4.32%) SQL Server 2008
5 5 (3.09%) SQL Server 2012
6 3 (1.85%) NoSQL
7 1 (0.62%) RDBMS
7 1 (0.62%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 17 (10.49%) Visual Studio
2 10 (6.17%) JIRA
3 8 (4.94%) NUnit
4 6 (3.70%) Git (software)
5 3 (1.85%) Mercurial
5 3 (1.85%) Bitbucket
6 1 (0.62%) Subversion
6 1 (0.62%) CruiseControl
6 1 (0.62%) Team Foundation Server
6 1 (0.62%) Jenkins
6 1 (0.62%) MSBuild
General
1 74 (45.68%) Finance
2 9 (5.56%) Electronics
3 6 (3.70%) Marketing
3 6 (3.70%) Multimedia
4 5 (3.09%) Law
4 5 (3.09%) Legal
5 3 (1.85%) Aerospace
6 2 (1.23%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 131 (80.86%) Developer
2 50 (30.86%) Web Developer
3 31 (19.14%) C# Developer
4 27 (16.67%) C++ Developer
5 26 (16.05%) C++ Software Developer
5 26 (16.05%) Software Developer
6 25 (15.43%) Senior Developer
7 24 (14.81%) Software Engineer
8 23 (14.20%) Senior C# Developer
9 16 (9.88%) Senior Software Engineer
10 10 (6.17%) Graduate
10 10 (6.17%) Graduate Developer
10 10 (6.17%) C# .NET Developer
11 7 (4.32%) .NET Developer
12 6 (3.70%) Graduate Web Developer
12 6 (3.70%) Java Developer
13 5 (3.09%) Architect
13 5 (3.09%) Applications Architect
13 5 (3.09%) Systems Architect
13 5 (3.09%) C# Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 114 (70.37%) .NET
2 99 (61.11%) XML
3 90 (55.56%) HTML
4 65 (40.12%) XSLT
5 59 (36.42%) DHTML
6 33 (20.37%) CSS
7 29 (17.90%) jQuery
8 28 (17.28%) WPF
9 26 (16.05%) ASP.NET
10 13 (8.02%) Web Services
10 13 (8.02%) .NET Framework
11 10 (6.17%) MFC
12 9 (5.56%) HTML5
13 6 (3.70%) ASP.NET MVC
14 5 (3.09%) Middleware
14 5 (3.09%) LINQ to SQL
14 5 (3.09%) WCF
14 5 (3.09%) LINQ
15 4 (2.47%) Ajax
15 4 (2.47%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 106 (65.43%) Computer Science
2 84 (51.85%) Mathematics
3 68 (41.98%) Smartcard
4 25 (15.43%) PKI
4 25 (15.43%) Blackberry
5 16 (9.88%) Smartphone
6 8 (4.94%) Device Driver
7 5 (3.09%) Mobile App
8 4 (2.47%) SCADA
8 4 (2.47%) Client/Server
9 3 (1.85%) Firmware
9 3 (1.85%) FMCG
10 2 (1.23%) Embedded Systems
10 2 (1.23%) Open Source
11 1 (0.62%) E-Learning
11 1 (0.62%) iPad
11 1 (0.62%) User Experience
11 1 (0.62%) Analytical Skills
11 1 (0.62%) iPhone
11 1 (0.62%) Physics
Operating Systems
1 40 (24.69%) Windows
2 26 (16.05%) Android
2 26 (16.05%) Apple iOS
3 25 (15.43%) BlackBerry OS
4 15 (9.26%) Linux
5 2 (1.23%) Embedded Linux
5 2 (1.23%) UNIX
6 1 (0.62%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 68 (41.98%) Cyber Security
2 62 (38.27%) Web Development
3 29 (17.90%) Agile Software Development
4 19 (11.73%) OO
5 16 (9.88%) MVC
6 8 (4.94%) Automated Testing
7 7 (4.32%) TDD
7 7 (4.32%) Software Testing
8 6 (3.70%) Image Processing
8 6 (3.70%) Project Management
9 5 (3.09%) ERP
9 5 (3.09%) Data Management
9 5 (3.09%) Asset Management
9 5 (3.09%) Systems Analysis
9 5 (3.09%) TOGAF
9 5 (3.09%) Network Design
9 5 (3.09%) Migration
9 5 (3.09%) Scrum
9 5 (3.09%) Data Protection
9 5 (3.09%) Strategic Planning
Programming Languages
1 99 (61.11%) C#
2 87 (53.70%) JavaScript
3 74 (45.68%) SQL
4 51 (31.48%) C++
5 40 (24.69%) Java
6 18 (11.11%) XAML
7 11 (6.79%) C
7 11 (6.79%) Python
8 7 (4.32%) PHP
9 2 (1.23%) T-SQL
9 2 (1.23%) MATLAB
10 1 (0.62%) PowerHouse
10 1 (0.62%) VC++
10 1 (0.62%) Delphi
10 1 (0.62%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 32 (19.75%) Degree
2 4 (2.47%) Security Cleared
3 1 (0.62%) SC Cleared
System Software
1 2 (1.23%) HDFS
2 1 (0.62%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 26 (16.05%) Oracle
2 20 (12.35%) Microsoft
3 7 (4.32%) Perforce
4 5 (3.09%) JD Edwards
4 5 (3.09%) SAP
5 3 (1.85%) Sun
6 1 (0.62%) JBoss
6 1 (0.62%) Sitecore
6 1 (0.62%) Google
Leicestershire
Momentum Resourcing
Salary: From £30,000 to £45,000 per annum great pension scheme and healthcare
Posted: 17 hours ago
Leicester, Leicestershire
Roc Search
Salary: £25000 - £45000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Loughborough, Leicestershire
RecruitmentRevolution.com Limited
Salary: From £26,000 to £35,000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Leicestershire
Informatiq Consulting
Salary: £33000 - £45000 per annum + pension + Bonus + 35 days holiday
Posted: 4 days ago
Lutterworth, Leicestershire
Momentum Resourcing
Salary: Up to £45,000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Leicestershire
Computer Futures
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 11 days ago
Leicestershire
Quantica Technology - London
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 12 days ago
Leicestershire
Progressive Recruitment
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + Pension, Holiday, Flexi-time
Posted: 13 days ago