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

Location
3 months to
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Software Engineering
Rank 22 39 34
Rank change year-on-year
+17 -5
Permanent jobs citing Software Engineering 78 46 59
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leicestershire 9.07% 6.63% 7.41%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 10.70% 8.24% 9.61%
Number of salaries quoted 74 42 42
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 £22,100 £30,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £49,500 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £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
729 558 614
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leicestershire 84.77% 80.40% 77.14%
Number of salaries quoted 616 500 508
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 £29,000 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £48,550 £46,700
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.65% +2.50%

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 August 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 29 August 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
Lutterworth - 29 £40,000 -
Leicester -6 28 £42,500 +30.76% 1
Loughborough - 6 £35,250 - 3
Ashby-de-la-Zouch - 4 £40,000 - 1
Software Engineering
East Midlands

Software Engineering
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leicestershire

For the 6 months to 29 August 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.

1 112 (71.34%) .NET
2 101 (64.33%) Computer Science
3 97 (61.78%) C#
4 93 (59.24%) XML
5 85 (54.14%) HTML
6 81 (51.59%) JavaScript
7 78 (49.68%) Mathematics
8 71 (45.22%) SQL
9 70 (44.59%) Finance
10 62 (39.49%) Smartcard
10 62 (39.49%) Cyber Security
11 60 (38.22%) XSLT
12 58 (36.94%) Web Development
13 54 (34.39%) DHTML
14 53 (33.76%) SQL Server
15 48 (30.57%) C++
16 38 (24.20%) Java
17 37 (23.57%) Windows
18 33 (21.02%) CSS
18 33 (21.02%) Degree
19 29 (18.47%) jQuery
20 27 (17.20%) ASP.NET
20 27 (17.20%) WPF
21 25 (15.92%) Oracle
21 25 (15.92%) Android
21 25 (15.92%) Apple iOS
22 24 (15.29%) BlackBerry OS
22 24 (15.29%) PKI
22 24 (15.29%) Blackberry
22 24 (15.29%) LDAP

Software Engineering
Top Related IT Skills in Leicestershire by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 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 (5.10%) Apache
2 5 (3.18%) WordPress
3 4 (2.55%) SharePoint
4 3 (1.91%) nginx
5 2 (1.27%) SharePoint 2010
6 1 (0.64%) SharePoint Server
6 1 (0.64%) DNN
6 1 (0.64%) Tomcat
Applications
1 5 (3.18%) MS Excel
2 2 (1.27%) Simulink
2 2 (1.27%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 4 (2.55%) Magento
Communications & Networking
1 24 (15.29%) LDAP
2 3 (1.91%) Internet
3 2 (1.27%) LTE
3 2 (1.27%) GSM
3 2 (1.27%) UMTS
4 1 (0.64%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 53 (33.76%) SQL Server
2 11 (7.01%) MySQL
3 9 (5.73%) SQL Server 2005
4 6 (3.82%) SQL Server 2008
5 4 (2.55%) SQL Server 2012
6 3 (1.91%) NoSQL
7 1 (0.64%) RDBMS
7 1 (0.64%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 20 (12.74%) Visual Studio
2 11 (7.01%) JIRA
3 9 (5.73%) NUnit
4 5 (3.18%) Git (software)
5 2 (1.27%) Mercurial
5 2 (1.27%) Bitbucket
6 1 (0.64%) Jenkins
6 1 (0.64%) MSBuild
6 1 (0.64%) Team Foundation Server
6 1 (0.64%) CruiseControl
6 1 (0.64%) Subversion
General
1 70 (44.59%) Finance
2 7 (4.46%) Law
2 7 (4.46%) Legal
3 6 (3.82%) Multimedia
3 6 (3.82%) Electronics
4 5 (3.18%) Marketing
5 3 (1.91%) Aerospace
6 2 (1.27%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 123 (78.34%) Developer
2 49 (31.21%) Web Developer
3 28 (17.83%) Software Engineer
3 28 (17.83%) C# Developer
4 27 (17.20%) C++ Developer
5 26 (16.56%) Software Developer
5 26 (16.56%) C++ Software Developer
6 22 (14.01%) Senior Developer
7 20 (12.74%) Senior C# Developer
8 15 (9.55%) Senior Software Engineer
9 10 (6.37%) C# Software Engineer
9 10 (6.37%) Graduate
9 10 (6.37%) Graduate Developer
9 10 (6.37%) C# .NET Developer
10 7 (4.46%) Applications Architect
10 7 (4.46%) Architect
10 7 (4.46%) Systems Architect
10 7 (4.46%) .NET Developer
11 6 (3.82%) Java Developer
11 6 (3.82%) Graduate Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 112 (71.34%) .NET
2 93 (59.24%) XML
3 85 (54.14%) HTML
4 60 (38.22%) XSLT
5 54 (34.39%) DHTML
6 33 (21.02%) CSS
7 29 (18.47%) jQuery
8 27 (17.20%) WPF
8 27 (17.20%) ASP.NET
9 17 (10.83%) .NET Framework
10 11 (7.01%) MFC
10 11 (7.01%) Web Services
11 9 (5.73%) HTML5
12 8 (5.10%) WCF
13 7 (4.46%) Middleware
14 6 (3.82%) ASP.NET MVC
15 5 (3.18%) LINQ to SQL
15 5 (3.18%) LINQ
16 4 (2.55%) REST
16 4 (2.55%) WF
Miscellaneous
1 101 (64.33%) Computer Science
2 78 (49.68%) Mathematics
3 62 (39.49%) Smartcard
4 24 (15.29%) Blackberry
4 24 (15.29%) PKI
5 16 (10.19%) Smartphone
6 8 (5.10%) Device Driver
7 5 (3.18%) Mobile App
8 3 (1.91%) Embedded Systems
9 2 (1.27%) Open Source
9 2 (1.27%) FMCG
9 2 (1.27%) SCADA
9 2 (1.27%) Client/Server
9 2 (1.27%) Firmware
10 1 (0.64%) E-Learning
10 1 (0.64%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
10 1 (0.64%) iPhone
10 1 (0.64%) Physics
10 1 (0.64%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 37 (23.57%) Windows
2 25 (15.92%) Android
2 25 (15.92%) Apple iOS
3 24 (15.29%) BlackBerry OS
4 14 (8.92%) Linux
5 2 (1.27%) UNIX
6 1 (0.64%) Embedded Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 62 (39.49%) Cyber Security
2 58 (36.94%) Web Development
3 19 (12.10%) OO
4 16 (10.19%) MVC
5 9 (5.73%) Agile Software Development
6 8 (5.10%) Project Management
7 7 (4.46%) Asset Management
7 7 (4.46%) Data Management
7 7 (4.46%) TOGAF
7 7 (4.46%) Network Design
7 7 (4.46%) Systems Analysis
7 7 (4.46%) Strategic Planning
7 7 (4.46%) Migration
7 7 (4.46%) ERP
7 7 (4.46%) Data Protection
8 6 (3.82%) UML
8 6 (3.82%) Scrum
8 6 (3.82%) TDD
8 6 (3.82%) Software Testing
8 6 (3.82%) Automated Testing
Programming Languages
1 97 (61.78%) C#
2 81 (51.59%) JavaScript
3 71 (45.22%) SQL
4 48 (30.57%) C++
5 38 (24.20%) Java
6 14 (8.92%) XAML
7 8 (5.10%) Python
8 7 (4.46%) PHP
9 6 (3.82%) C
10 4 (2.55%) VC++
11 2 (1.27%) MATLAB
11 2 (1.27%) T-SQL
12 1 (0.64%) Delphi
12 1 (0.64%) PowerHouse
12 1 (0.64%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 33 (21.02%) Degree
2 6 (3.82%) Security Cleared
3 2 (1.27%) SC Cleared
System Software
1 2 (1.27%) HDFS
2 1 (0.64%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 25 (15.92%) Oracle
2 18 (11.46%) Microsoft
3 7 (4.46%) SAP
3 7 (4.46%) JD Edwards
3 7 (4.46%) Perforce
4 2 (1.27%) Sun
5 1 (0.64%) JBoss
5 1 (0.64%) Google
5 1 (0.64%) Sitecore
Ashby-De-La-Zouch, Leicestershire
Connectus
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 11 hours ago
Loughborough, Leicestershire
Connectus
Salary: £43000 - £58000 per annum + Pension
Posted: 15 hours ago
Leicestershire
Informatiq Consulting
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum + pension
Posted: 2 days ago
Leicestershire
Progressive Recruitment
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + Pension, Holiday, Flexi-time
Posted: 7 days ago
Loughborough
Recruitment Revolution Limited
Salary: £26,000 - £35,000 depending on experience
Posted: 10 days ago
Leicester
Three People
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits based on experience
Posted: 15 days ago