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 29 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Software Engineering
Rank 55 18 37
Rank change year-on-year
-37 +19
Permanent jobs citing Software Engineering 21 93 41
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leicestershire 3.00% 9.67% 6.01%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.49% 11.40% 7.64%
Number of salaries quoted 14 88 37
Average salary £23,250 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-41.87% +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £19,200 £22,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £50,000 £45,300
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
602 816 537
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leicestershire 86.12% 84.82% 78.74%
Number of salaries quoted 490 707 472
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £29,000 £29,000
10% offered a salary of more than £54,841 £49,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £44,500 £42,500 £40,995
% change year-on-year
+4.70% +3.67%

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 29 July 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 29 July 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 -14 14 £38,000 -5.00%
Loughborough +3 2 £18,000 -55.00%
Software Engineering
East Midlands

Software Engineering
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leicestershire

For the 6 months to 29 July 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 41 (65.08%) C#
2 25 (39.68%) .NET
3 18 (28.57%) Microsoft
4 16 (25.40%) JavaScript
5 15 (23.81%) HTML
5 15 (23.81%) ASP.NET
5 15 (23.81%) Agile Software Development
6 14 (22.22%) Degree
6 14 (22.22%) WPF
6 14 (22.22%) jQuery
6 14 (22.22%) Unit Testing
6 14 (22.22%) CSS
7 13 (20.63%) Java
7 13 (20.63%) MVC
7 13 (20.63%) WCF
7 13 (20.63%) Automated Testing
8 12 (19.05%) SQL Server
9 11 (17.46%) C++
9 11 (17.46%) XML
9 11 (17.46%) Scrum
9 11 (17.46%) Computer Science
9 11 (17.46%) Use Case
10 10 (15.87%) Mathematics
10 10 (15.87%) SOAP
10 10 (15.87%) Web Services
11 9 (14.29%) SQL
11 9 (14.29%) MySQL
11 9 (14.29%) ASP.NET MVC
12 8 (12.70%) PHP
12 8 (12.70%) Finance

Software Engineering
Top Related IT Skills in Leicestershire by Category

For the 6 months to 29 July 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 (1.59%) Node.js
Applications
1 3 (4.76%) MS Excel
2 2 (3.17%) Simulink
3 1 (1.59%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (1.59%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.59%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 5 (7.94%) Internet
2 3 (4.76%) Skype
3 2 (3.17%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (19.05%) SQL Server
2 9 (14.29%) MySQL
3 1 (1.59%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 7 (11.11%) Eclipse
1 7 (11.11%) Redmine
1 7 (11.11%) JUnit
2 6 (9.52%) Visual Studio
3 1 (1.59%) Sublime Text
3 1 (1.59%) PhpStorm
3 1 (1.59%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
3 1 (1.59%) LabVIEW
3 1 (1.59%) NUnit
3 1 (1.59%) Subversion
3 1 (1.59%) MSTest
3 1 (1.59%) PHPUnit
3 1 (1.59%) Moq
General
1 8 (12.70%) Finance
2 5 (7.94%) Retail
2 5 (7.94%) Marketing
3 2 (3.17%) Manufacturing
4 1 (1.59%) Electronics
4 1 (1.59%) Aerospace
4 1 (1.59%) Automotive
4 1 (1.59%) French Language
4 1 (1.59%) Billing
Job Titles
1 40 (63.49%) Developer
2 25 (39.68%) Software Engineer
3 15 (23.81%) Senior Software Engineer
4 8 (12.70%) C# Developer
5 7 (11.11%) Java Developer
5 7 (11.11%) .NET Developer
5 7 (11.11%) Software Developer
5 7 (11.11%) Front-End Developer
6 5 (7.94%) Web Developer
6 5 (7.94%) .NET Software Engineer
7 4 (6.35%) Graduate
7 4 (6.35%) Graduate Developer
8 3 (4.76%) C# ASP.NET Developer
8 3 (4.76%) Graduate Web Developer
8 3 (4.76%) C# .NET Developer
8 3 (4.76%) .NET Software Developer
8 3 (4.76%) Junior
8 3 (4.76%) Embedded Software Engineer
9 2 (3.17%) C++ Developer
9 2 (3.17%) Senior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 25 (39.68%) .NET
2 15 (23.81%) ASP.NET
2 15 (23.81%) HTML
3 14 (22.22%) CSS
3 14 (22.22%) jQuery
3 14 (22.22%) WPF
4 13 (20.63%) WCF
5 11 (17.46%) XML
6 10 (15.87%) SOAP
6 10 (15.87%) Web Services
7 9 (14.29%) ASP.NET MVC
8 7 (11.11%) JPA
8 7 (11.11%) JAX-RS
8 7 (11.11%) Java SE
8 7 (11.11%) Java EE
8 7 (11.11%) EJB
8 7 (11.11%) J2EE
9 6 (9.52%) RESTful
9 6 (9.52%) EJB 3.0
10 5 (7.94%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 11 (17.46%) Computer Science
2 10 (15.87%) Mathematics
3 8 (12.70%) Physics
4 7 (11.11%) E-Learning
5 4 (6.35%) Mobile App
6 3 (4.76%) SCADA
7 2 (3.17%) PKI
7 2 (3.17%) Smartcard
7 2 (3.17%) Blackberry
7 2 (3.17%) Algorithms
7 2 (3.17%) Embedded Systems
8 1 (1.59%) Device Driver
8 1 (1.59%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
8 1 (1.59%) Smartphone
8 1 (1.59%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 7 (11.11%) UNIX
2 4 (6.35%) Windows
3 3 (4.76%) Android
4 2 (3.17%) Apple iOS
4 2 (3.17%) BlackBerry OS
5 1 (1.59%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (23.81%) Agile Software Development
2 14 (22.22%) Unit Testing
3 13 (20.63%) Automated Testing
3 13 (20.63%) MVC
4 11 (17.46%) Scrum
4 11 (17.46%) Use Case
5 7 (11.11%) E-Commerce
6 5 (7.94%) Continuous Integration
7 4 (6.35%) TDD
7 4 (6.35%) Web Development
7 4 (6.35%) Continuous Improvement
7 4 (6.35%) Mentoring
8 3 (4.76%) API Development
8 3 (4.76%) ERP
9 2 (3.17%) SDLC
9 2 (3.17%) MVVM
9 2 (3.17%) Cyber Security
9 2 (3.17%) Image Processing
10 1 (1.59%) Video Processing
10 1 (1.59%) 3D Modelling
Programming Languages
1 41 (65.08%) C#
2 16 (25.40%) JavaScript
3 13 (20.63%) Java
4 11 (17.46%) C++
5 9 (14.29%) SQL
6 8 (12.70%) PHP
7 7 (11.11%) C
8 6 (9.52%) T-SQL
9 4 (6.35%) Python
10 3 (4.76%) MATLAB
11 2 (3.17%) VB
12 1 (1.59%) VB.NET
12 1 (1.59%) Embedded C++
Qualifications
1 14 (22.22%) Degree
2 6 (9.52%) Sun Certification
3 2 (3.17%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (9.52%) QA
2 1 (1.59%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (1.59%) Firmware
Vendors
1 18 (28.57%) Microsoft
2 7 (11.11%) Oracle
3 4 (6.35%) Sun
4 3 (4.76%) Google
4 3 (4.76%) Twitter
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