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 salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Software Engineering over the 3 months to 28 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
28 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Software Engineering
Rank 34 45 34
Rank change year-on-year
+11 -11
Permanent jobs citing Software Engineering 37 35 77
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leicestershire 5.75% 4.88% 8.17%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 6.86% 6.15% 9.10%
Number of salaries quoted 36 21 73
Median salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+2.40% +3.75%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £23,800 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £47,500 £50,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+12.50% -
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
539 569 846
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leicestershire 83.70% 79.36% 89.71%
Number of salaries quoted 454 487 738
Median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £26,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £60,000 £57,500
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £44,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+2.27% +3.52%

Software Engineering
Jobs Demand Trend in Leicestershire

The demand trend of job ads across the Leicestershire region citing Software Engineering as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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 May 2016.

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 median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Software Engineering within the Leicestershire region over the 3 months to 28 May 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Loughborough 0 15 £42,500 -26.08%
Coalville - 5 £40,000 -
Lutterworth - 5 £50,000 -
Leicester -11 3 £28,500 -31.32% 4
Software Engineering
East Midlands

Software Engineering
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leicestershire

For the 6 months to 28 May 2016, IT jobs citing Software Engineering also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Leicestershire region with a requirement for Software Engineering.

1 53 (58.24%) C++
2 42 (46.15%) Python
3 36 (39.56%) Android
4 35 (38.46%) Algorithms
5 33 (36.26%) Video Processing
6 32 (35.16%) Embedded Systems
7 30 (32.97%) C#
7 30 (32.97%) Java
7 30 (32.97%) .NET
8 29 (31.87%) SQL Server
9 27 (29.67%) Mathematics
10 25 (27.47%) Oracle
11 24 (26.37%) Windows
11 24 (26.37%) Computer Science
12 23 (25.27%) Linux
12 23 (25.27%) Finance
13 21 (23.08%) Apple iOS
13 21 (23.08%) SDLC
14 20 (21.98%) XML
15 19 (20.88%) SQL
15 19 (20.88%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
15 19 (20.88%) Image Processing
16 18 (19.78%) BlackBerry OS
16 18 (19.78%) Cybersecurity
16 18 (19.78%) PKI
16 18 (19.78%) Smartphone
16 18 (19.78%) JavaScript
16 18 (19.78%) Blackberry
16 18 (19.78%) LDAP
16 18 (19.78%) Smartcard

Software Engineering
Top Related IT Skills in Leicestershire by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 6 (6.59%) Node.js
2 3 (3.30%) Apache
2 3 (3.30%) IIS
2 3 (3.30%) Tomcat
3 2 (2.20%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 3 (3.30%) MS Excel
1 3 (3.30%) MS Office
1 3 (3.30%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 2 (2.20%) Infor LN
2 1 (1.10%) SAP hybris
Cloud Services
1 4 (4.40%) GitHub
1 4 (4.40%) Rackspace Cloud
2 3 (3.30%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (3.30%) Amazon EC2
2 3 (3.30%) Amazon S3
2 3 (3.30%) Amazon SQS
2 3 (3.30%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (2.20%) Amazon ELB
3 2 (2.20%) CloudFront
3 2 (2.20%) Route 53
3 2 (2.20%) SaaS
4 1 (1.10%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
4 1 (1.10%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 18 (19.78%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 29 (31.87%) SQL Server
2 7 (7.69%) MySQL
3 4 (4.40%) Relational Database
4 3 (3.30%) Amazon RDS
4 3 (3.30%) Redis
5 1 (1.10%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 8 (8.79%) Git (software)
2 6 (6.59%) Mercurial
3 4 (4.40%) Bitbucket
4 3 (3.30%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
4 3 (3.30%) Vagrant
5 2 (2.20%) Jenkins
5 2 (2.20%) Subversion
5 2 (2.20%) Visual Studio
General
1 23 (25.27%) Finance
2 5 (5.49%) Retail
3 4 (4.40%) Electronics
4 3 (3.30%) Games
5 2 (2.20%) Japanese Language
5 2 (2.20%) Legal
5 2 (2.20%) Manufacturing
5 2 (2.20%) Marketing
5 2 (2.20%) Russian Language
Job Titles
1 76 (83.52%) Developer
2 42 (46.15%) Software Developer
3 18 (19.78%) C++ Developer
4 16 (17.58%) Embedded Developer
4 16 (17.58%) Embedded Software Developer
5 14 (15.38%) Software Engineer
6 10 (10.99%) Senior Developer
7 9 (9.89%) Senior Software Developer
8 8 (8.79%) Developer/Software Engineer
9 5 (5.49%) .NET Developer
9 5 (5.49%) C# Developer
9 5 (5.49%) C# Software Engineer
9 5 (5.49%) PHP Developer
9 5 (5.49%) Senior Systems Developer
10 4 (4.40%) .NET Software Engineer
10 4 (4.40%) C# .NET Developer
10 4 (4.40%) C++ Software Engineer
10 4 (4.40%) Junior
10 4 (4.40%) PHP Software Engineer
10 4 (4.40%) Python Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 30 (32.97%) .NET
2 20 (21.98%) XML
3 15 (16.48%) CSS
4 13 (14.29%) HTML
5 8 (8.79%) HTML5
6 5 (5.49%) AngularJS
6 5 (5.49%) Django
6 5 (5.49%) J2EE
6 5 (5.49%) J2ME
6 5 (5.49%) Web Services
7 4 (4.40%) .NET Framework
7 4 (4.40%) CSS3
7 4 (4.40%) jQuery
7 4 (4.40%) Symfony
8 3 (3.30%) ASP.NET
8 3 (3.30%) ASP.NET Web API
8 3 (3.30%) Java EE
8 3 (3.30%) Java SE
8 3 (3.30%) KnockoutJS
8 3 (3.30%) Silverlight
Miscellaneous
1 35 (38.46%) Algorithms
2 32 (35.16%) Embedded Systems
3 27 (29.67%) Mathematics
4 24 (26.37%) Computer Science
5 19 (20.88%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
6 18 (19.78%) Blackberry
6 18 (19.78%) PKI
6 18 (19.78%) Smartcard
6 18 (19.78%) Smartphone
7 4 (4.40%) FMCG
7 4 (4.40%) User Experience
7 4 (4.40%) Verilog
7 4 (4.40%) VHDL
8 3 (3.30%) ASIC
9 2 (2.20%) Credit Risk
9 2 (2.20%) Data Integration
9 2 (2.20%) e-Learning
9 2 (2.20%) Life Science
9 2 (2.20%) Mobile App
10 1 (1.10%) 3D Graphics
Operating Systems
1 36 (39.56%) Android
2 24 (26.37%) Windows
3 23 (25.27%) Linux
4 21 (23.08%) Apple iOS
5 18 (19.78%) BlackBerry OS
6 9 (9.89%) Unix
7 4 (4.40%) Ubuntu
8 3 (3.30%) Windows Server
8 3 (3.30%) Windows Server 2008
8 3 (3.30%) Windows Server 2012
8 3 (3.30%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 33 (36.26%) Video Processing
2 21 (23.08%) SDLC
3 19 (20.88%) Image Processing
4 18 (19.78%) Cybersecurity
5 12 (13.19%) Agile Software Development
5 12 (13.19%) Web Development
6 10 (10.99%) Validation
7 9 (9.89%) Multithreading
8 7 (7.69%) OO
9 6 (6.59%) ERP
9 6 (6.59%) MVC
9 6 (6.59%) Signal Processing
10 5 (5.49%) Android Development
10 5 (5.49%) Front End Development
11 4 (4.40%) Automated Testing
11 4 (4.40%) Coaching
11 4 (4.40%) DevOps
11 4 (4.40%) Open Source
11 4 (4.40%) Project Management
11 4 (4.40%) Requirements Analysis
Programming Languages
1 53 (58.24%) C++
2 42 (46.15%) Python
3 30 (32.97%) C#
3 30 (32.97%) Java
4 19 (20.88%) SQL
5 18 (19.78%) JavaScript
6 16 (17.58%) C
7 13 (14.29%) Bash Shell
8 12 (13.19%) MATLAB
9 11 (12.09%) Perl
10 7 (7.69%) PHP
11 6 (6.59%) Shell Script
12 4 (4.40%) Delphi
13 3 (3.30%) Pascal
13 3 (3.30%) VB.NET
13 3 (3.30%) VC++
14 2 (2.20%) Embedded C
14 2 (2.20%) Embedded C++
14 2 (2.20%) Objective-C
14 2 (2.20%) VB
Qualifications
1 12 (13.19%) Degree
2 3 (3.30%) MCAD
2 3 (3.30%) MCSA
2 3 (3.30%) Microsoft Certification
2 3 (3.30%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.10%) QA
System Software
1 17 (18.68%) Firmware
2 3 (3.30%) VirtualBox
2 3 (3.30%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (2.20%) Capistrano
Vendors
1 25 (27.47%) Oracle
2 6 (6.59%) Microsoft
3 4 (4.40%) Rackspace
4 3 (3.30%) VMware
5 2 (2.20%) Infor
6 1 (1.10%) hybris
6 1 (1.10%) SAP
6 1 (1.10%) Zend
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