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

Location
3 months to
1 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Software Engineering
Rank 49 22 40
Rank change year-on-year
-27 +18
Permanent jobs citing Software Engineering 25 78 46
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leicestershire 3.57% 9.07% 6.63%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.95% 10.39% 8.13%
Number of salaries quoted 23 74 42
Average salary £30,000 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-25.00% +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £18,000 £22,100 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £50,000 £49,500
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
633 751 566
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leicestershire 90.43% 87.33% 81.56%
Number of salaries quoted 502 638 506
Average salary £39,000 £40,000 £38,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.50% +5.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £30,000 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £54,841 £46,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +2.40%

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 September 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 September 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 -8 16 £42,500 - 2
Loughborough +1 5 £18,000 -48.93% 1
Software Engineering
East Midlands

Software Engineering
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leicestershire

For the 6 months to 1 September 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 37 (64.91%) C#
2 23 (40.35%) .NET
3 19 (33.33%) Microsoft
4 16 (28.07%) Agile Software Development
5 15 (26.32%) Degree
5 15 (26.32%) JavaScript
5 15 (26.32%) ASP.NET
6 14 (24.56%) CSS
6 14 (24.56%) jQuery
7 12 (21.05%) HTML
8 11 (19.30%) SQL
8 11 (19.30%) WPF
9 10 (17.54%) Unit Testing
9 10 (17.54%) WCF
9 10 (17.54%) Use Case
9 10 (17.54%) Automated Testing
9 10 (17.54%) Java
10 9 (15.79%) C++
10 9 (15.79%) SQL Server
10 9 (15.79%) Visual Studio
10 9 (15.79%) Windows
10 9 (15.79%) Scrum
10 9 (15.79%) MVC
11 8 (14.04%) Computer Science
11 8 (14.04%) UNIX
11 8 (14.04%) ASP.NET MVC
12 7 (12.28%) Web Services
12 7 (12.28%) MS Excel
13 6 (10.53%) SOAP
13 6 (10.53%) MySQL

Software Engineering
Top Related IT Skills in Leicestershire by Category

For the 6 months to 1 September 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 (1.75%) IIS
1 1 (1.75%) Apache
1 1 (1.75%) Tomcat
Applications
1 7 (12.28%) MS Excel
2 2 (3.51%) Simulink
2 2 (3.51%) MS Office
3 1 (1.75%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (1.75%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.75%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 3 (5.26%) Internet
2 1 (1.75%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (15.79%) SQL Server
2 6 (10.53%) MySQL
3 1 (1.75%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 9 (15.79%) Visual Studio
2 5 (8.77%) Eclipse
2 5 (8.77%) Redmine
2 5 (8.77%) JUnit
3 1 (1.75%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
3 1 (1.75%) LabVIEW
3 1 (1.75%) NUnit
3 1 (1.75%) MSTest
3 1 (1.75%) Moq
General
1 6 (10.53%) Finance
2 5 (8.77%) Retail
3 4 (7.02%) French Language
4 3 (5.26%) Marketing
5 1 (1.75%) Electronics
5 1 (1.75%) Billing
5 1 (1.75%) Aerospace
5 1 (1.75%) Automotive
5 1 (1.75%) Games
Job Titles
1 31 (54.39%) Developer
2 21 (36.84%) Software Engineer
3 12 (21.05%) Senior Software Engineer
4 7 (12.28%) Graduate
5 6 (10.53%) Java Developer
5 6 (10.53%) C# Developer
6 5 (8.77%) Front-End Developer
7 4 (7.02%) .NET Developer
7 4 (7.02%) Applications Support
7 4 (7.02%) Software Architect
7 4 (7.02%) Architect
8 3 (5.26%) Software Developer
8 3 (5.26%) Embedded Software Engineer
8 3 (5.26%) Web Developer
8 3 (5.26%) Graduate Developer
9 2 (3.51%) Senior Java Developer
9 2 (3.51%) Java/J2EE Developer
9 2 (3.51%) Graduate Web Developer
9 2 (3.51%) Graduate Software Engineer
9 2 (3.51%) Applications Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23 (40.35%) .NET
2 15 (26.32%) ASP.NET
3 14 (24.56%) CSS
3 14 (24.56%) jQuery
4 12 (21.05%) HTML
5 11 (19.30%) WPF
6 10 (17.54%) WCF
7 8 (14.04%) ASP.NET MVC
8 7 (12.28%) Web Services
9 6 (10.53%) J2EE
9 6 (10.53%) Java SE
9 6 (10.53%) Java EE
9 6 (10.53%) SOAP
10 5 (8.77%) EJB
10 5 (8.77%) XML
10 5 (8.77%) JPA
10 5 (8.77%) JAX-RS
11 4 (7.02%) RESTful
11 4 (7.02%) ASP.NET Web Forms
11 4 (7.02%) EJB 3.0
Miscellaneous
1 8 (14.04%) Computer Science
2 6 (10.53%) Mathematics
2 6 (10.53%) Physics
3 5 (8.77%) E-Learning
4 3 (5.26%) Mobile App
5 2 (3.51%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (3.51%) Algorithms
5 2 (3.51%) Embedded Systems
6 1 (1.75%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
6 1 (1.75%) Smartphone
6 1 (1.75%) SCADA
6 1 (1.75%) N-Tier
6 1 (1.75%) Device Driver
Operating Systems
1 9 (15.79%) Windows
2 8 (14.04%) UNIX
3 4 (7.02%) Linux
4 2 (3.51%) Android
5 1 (1.75%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (28.07%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (17.54%) Automated Testing
2 10 (17.54%) Use Case
2 10 (17.54%) Unit Testing
3 9 (15.79%) MVC
3 9 (15.79%) Scrum
4 4 (7.02%) ERP
4 4 (7.02%) Software Architecture
4 4 (7.02%) SDLC
5 3 (5.26%) E-Commerce
5 3 (5.26%) Mentoring
5 3 (5.26%) Continuous Improvement
6 2 (3.51%) Image Processing
6 2 (3.51%) TDD
6 2 (3.51%) Logistics
7 1 (1.75%) Web Development
7 1 (1.75%) Continuous Integration
7 1 (1.75%) Multithreading
7 1 (1.75%) System Testing
7 1 (1.75%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 37 (64.91%) C#
2 15 (26.32%) JavaScript
3 11 (19.30%) SQL
4 10 (17.54%) Java
5 9 (15.79%) C++
6 6 (10.53%) T-SQL
6 6 (10.53%) PHP
7 5 (8.77%) C
8 4 (7.02%) VB
9 3 (5.26%) MATLAB
10 2 (3.51%) VB.NET
10 2 (3.51%) Python
11 1 (1.75%) Embedded C++
Qualifications
1 15 (26.32%) Degree
2 5 (8.77%) Sun Certification
3 4 (7.02%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (7.02%) QA
2 1 (1.75%) ISO 9001
2 1 (1.75%) TickIT
System Software
1 1 (1.75%) Firmware
Vendors
1 19 (33.33%) Microsoft
2 5 (8.77%) Oracle
3 3 (5.26%) Sun
4 1 (1.75%) Google
4 1 (1.75%) Twitter
Leicester, Leicestershire
Ascent People Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + Pension, 25 days, Flexi-time
Posted: 3 days ago
Loughborough, Leicestershire
Executive Recruitment Services (ERS)
Salary: £60000 - £75000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Leicester
Computer Futures
Salary: £32000 - £40000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 27 days ago