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

Location
3 months to
30 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Software Engineering
Rank 23 36 35
Rank change year-on-year
+13 -1
Permanent jobs citing Software Engineering 52 70 45
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leicestershire 7.18% 7.68% 6.40%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 8.97% 8.94% 8.35%
Number of salaries quoted 39 65 39
Average salary £41,500 £45,000 £38,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-7.77% +18.42%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,900 £35,000 £26,200
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £50,000 £42,500
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
580 783 539
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leicestershire 80.11% 85.86% 76.67%
Number of salaries quoted 469 643 466
Average salary £40,250 £38,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.54% +2.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,428 £29,000 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £46,500 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £43,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.35% +6.25%

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 30 March 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 30 March 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 +19 33 £41,500 -17.00% 6
Loughborough +3 6 £42,999 +16.21% 1
Ashby-de-la-Zouch - 5 £40,000 -
Software Engineering
East Midlands

Software Engineering
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leicestershire

For the 6 months to 30 March 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 76 (69.72%) C#
2 60 (55.05%) .NET
3 37 (33.94%) HTML
3 37 (33.94%) XML
4 36 (33.03%) JavaScript
4 36 (33.03%) WPF
5 34 (31.19%) Computer Science
5 34 (31.19%) SQL
6 33 (30.28%) C++
6 33 (30.28%) SQL Server
7 31 (28.44%) Mathematics
8 30 (27.52%) Finance
9 29 (26.61%) Web Development
10 27 (24.77%) WCF
10 27 (24.77%) Cyber Security
10 27 (24.77%) Smartcard
11 25 (22.94%) Microsoft
11 25 (22.94%) Unit Testing
12 23 (21.10%) Windows
13 20 (18.35%) Agile Software Development
13 20 (18.35%) Automated Testing
14 19 (17.43%) XSLT
14 19 (17.43%) Java
15 18 (16.51%) Use Case
16 16 (14.68%) DHTML
16 16 (14.68%) ASP.NET
16 16 (14.68%) Oracle
16 16 (14.68%) Android
17 15 (13.76%) MVC
18 13 (11.93%) CSS

Software Engineering
Top Related IT Skills in Leicestershire by Category

For the 6 months to 30 March 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 (0.92%) JBoss
1 1 (0.92%) Tomcat
1 1 (0.92%) Apache Solr
1 1 (0.92%) Node.js
1 1 (0.92%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 4 (3.67%) Simulink
2 2 (1.83%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 11 (10.09%) LDAP
2 4 (3.67%) Ethernet
3 3 (2.75%) Internet
4 1 (0.92%) HTTP
4 1 (0.92%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 33 (30.28%) SQL Server
2 7 (6.42%) MySQL
3 2 (1.83%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (1.83%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (0.92%) Relational Database
4 1 (0.92%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (0.92%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 5 (4.59%) JUnit
1 5 (4.59%) Git (software)
1 5 (4.59%) Mercurial
1 5 (4.59%) Bitbucket
1 5 (4.59%) Redmine
2 4 (3.67%) Visual Studio
2 4 (3.67%) Eclipse
3 3 (2.75%) LabVIEW
3 3 (2.75%) AccuRev
3 3 (2.75%) MSBuild
3 3 (2.75%) Jenkins
4 2 (1.83%) Subversion
5 1 (0.92%) PHPUnit
5 1 (0.92%) Sublime Text
5 1 (0.92%) PhpStorm
General
1 30 (27.52%) Finance
2 8 (7.34%) Marketing
3 5 (4.59%) Retail
4 4 (3.67%) Electronics
5 3 (2.75%) Telecoms
5 3 (2.75%) Automotive
5 3 (2.75%) Multimedia
6 2 (1.83%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 67 (61.47%) Developer
2 46 (42.20%) Software Engineer
3 30 (27.52%) Senior Software Engineer
4 18 (16.51%) C# Developer
5 17 (15.60%) Software Developer
6 14 (12.84%) Senior Developer
7 13 (11.93%) Web Developer
8 11 (10.09%) C++ Developer
8 11 (10.09%) C++ Software Developer
9 10 (9.17%) Senior C# Developer
10 8 (7.34%) .NET Developer
11 6 (5.50%) Java Developer
11 6 (5.50%) C# ASP.NET Developer
11 6 (5.50%) C# .NET Developer
12 5 (4.59%) Django Developer
12 5 (4.59%) Python/Django Developer
12 5 (4.59%) Python Developer
12 5 (4.59%) .NET Software Engineer
13 4 (3.67%) Front-End Developer
14 3 (2.75%) .NET Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 60 (55.05%) .NET
2 37 (33.94%) HTML
2 37 (33.94%) XML
3 36 (33.03%) WPF
4 27 (24.77%) WCF
5 19 (17.43%) XSLT
6 16 (14.68%) DHTML
6 16 (14.68%) ASP.NET
7 13 (11.93%) CSS
8 12 (11.01%) Web Services
8 12 (11.01%) jQuery
9 10 (9.17%) .NET Framework
9 10 (9.17%) HTML5
10 8 (7.34%) SOAP
11 7 (6.42%) RESTful
11 7 (6.42%) ASP.NET MVC
12 6 (5.50%) J2EE
13 5 (4.59%) Django
13 5 (4.59%) REST
13 5 (4.59%) ASP.NET Web API
Miscellaneous
1 34 (31.19%) Computer Science
2 31 (28.44%) Mathematics
3 27 (24.77%) Smartcard
4 11 (10.09%) Blackberry
4 11 (10.09%) PKI
5 7 (6.42%) SCADA
6 5 (4.59%) FMCG
7 4 (3.67%) E-Learning
7 4 (3.67%) Physics
8 3 (2.75%) Device Driver
8 3 (2.75%) MPEG
8 3 (2.75%) Embedded Systems
9 2 (1.83%) Mobile App
9 2 (1.83%) Algorithms
9 2 (1.83%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 23 (21.10%) Windows
2 16 (14.68%) Android
3 12 (11.01%) Apple iOS
4 11 (10.09%) BlackBerry OS
5 6 (5.50%) UNIX
5 6 (5.50%) Linux
6 5 (4.59%) Ubuntu
7 1 (0.92%) Embedded Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (26.61%) Web Development
2 27 (24.77%) Cyber Security
3 25 (22.94%) Unit Testing
4 20 (18.35%) Automated Testing
4 20 (18.35%) Agile Software Development
5 18 (16.51%) Use Case
6 15 (13.76%) MVC
7 13 (11.93%) OO
8 10 (9.17%) Scrum
9 8 (7.34%) Continuous Integration
9 8 (7.34%) Multithreading
10 6 (5.50%) TDD
10 6 (5.50%) E-Commerce
11 5 (4.59%) DevOps
12 4 (3.67%) Continuous Improvement
13 3 (2.75%) Performance Analysis
13 3 (2.75%) Embedded Software Development
13 3 (2.75%) Workflow
13 3 (2.75%) UML
13 3 (2.75%) Code Coverage
Programming Languages
1 76 (69.72%) C#
2 36 (33.03%) JavaScript
3 34 (31.19%) SQL
4 33 (30.28%) C++
5 19 (17.43%) Java
6 13 (11.93%) C
7 12 (11.01%) Python
8 6 (5.50%) XAML
8 6 (5.50%) PHP
8 6 (5.50%) T-SQL
9 4 (3.67%) MATLAB
10 3 (2.75%) Shell Script
10 3 (2.75%) XPath
10 3 (2.75%) VB
11 2 (1.83%) VC++
12 1 (0.92%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 13 (11.93%) Degree
2 4 (3.67%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (2.75%) QA
2 1 (0.92%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (0.92%) Firmware
Vendors
1 25 (22.94%) Microsoft
2 16 (14.68%) Oracle
3 8 (7.34%) Sun
4 3 (2.75%) Google
4 3 (2.75%) Twitter
5 2 (1.83%) DevExpress
5 2 (1.83%) Telerik
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