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

Location
3 months to
23 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Software Engineering
Rank 25 37 33
Rank change year-on-year
+12 -4
Permanent jobs citing Software Engineering 65 64 38
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leicestershire 8.38% 8.15% 6.10%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 10.03% 10.02% 7.58%
Number of salaries quoted 61 61 35
Average salary £40,000 £40,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-1.23% +1.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,500 £32,500 £30,400
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £50,000 £50,000
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
648 639 501
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leicestershire 83.51% 81.40% 80.42%
Number of salaries quoted 546 573 421
Average salary £40,000 £38,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.26% -5.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £29,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.19% +5.00%

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 23 October 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 23 October 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
Leicester -15 18 £50,000 +23.45% 1
Lutterworth - 14 £45,000 -
Loughborough - 9 £30,500 - 1
Ashby-de-la-Zouch +3 6 £40,000 +37.93%
Software Engineering
East Midlands

Software Engineering
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leicestershire

For the 6 months to 23 October 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.

1 110 (70.06%) .NET
2 99 (63.06%) Computer Science
3 98 (62.42%) C#
4 92 (58.60%) XML
5 87 (55.41%) HTML
6 86 (54.78%) JavaScript
7 79 (50.32%) Mathematics
8 73 (46.50%) SQL
9 70 (44.59%) Finance
10 67 (42.68%) Smartcard
10 67 (42.68%) Cyber Security
11 65 (41.40%) Web Development
12 61 (38.85%) XSLT
13 60 (38.22%) SQL Server
14 56 (35.67%) DHTML
15 46 (29.30%) C++
16 39 (24.84%) Windows
17 35 (22.29%) Java
18 32 (20.38%) CSS
19 31 (19.75%) WPF
20 30 (19.11%) Agile Software Development
21 27 (17.20%) ASP.NET
21 27 (17.20%) Degree
22 26 (16.56%) Android
23 25 (15.92%) Apple iOS
23 25 (15.92%) OO
24 24 (15.29%) jQuery
25 23 (14.65%) PKI
25 23 (14.65%) BlackBerry OS
25 23 (14.65%) Oracle

Software Engineering
Top Related IT Skills in Leicestershire by Category

For the 6 months to 23 October 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 7 (4.46%) Apache
2 4 (2.55%) WordPress
2 4 (2.55%) SharePoint
3 3 (1.91%) nginx
4 2 (1.27%) SharePoint 2010
5 1 (0.64%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 7 (4.46%) MS Excel
2 2 (1.27%) Simulink
2 2 (1.27%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 4 (2.55%) Magento
Communications & Networking
1 23 (14.65%) 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%) Ethernet
4 1 (0.64%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 60 (38.22%) SQL Server
2 9 (5.73%) MySQL
2 9 (5.73%) SQL Server 2008
3 8 (5.10%) SQL Server 2005
4 7 (4.46%) SQL Server 2012
5 2 (1.27%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 14 (8.92%) Visual Studio
2 11 (7.01%) Git (software)
3 9 (5.73%) Mercurial
4 8 (5.10%) Bitbucket
5 7 (4.46%) JIRA
6 6 (3.82%) NUnit
7 1 (0.64%) Subversion
7 1 (0.64%) CruiseControl
7 1 (0.64%) Team Foundation Server
7 1 (0.64%) Jenkins
7 1 (0.64%) MSBuild
General
1 70 (44.59%) Finance
2 12 (7.64%) Marketing
3 9 (5.73%) Electronics
4 5 (3.18%) Multimedia
5 4 (2.55%) Aerospace
6 2 (1.27%) Telecoms
6 2 (1.27%) Law
6 2 (1.27%) Legal
Job Titles
1 132 (84.08%) Developer
2 43 (27.39%) Web Developer
3 35 (22.29%) C# Developer
4 31 (19.75%) Senior Developer
5 27 (17.20%) Senior C# Developer
6 24 (15.29%) C++ Developer
7 23 (14.65%) C++ Software Developer
7 23 (14.65%) Software Developer
8 20 (12.74%) Software Engineer
9 12 (7.64%) Senior Software Engineer
10 11 (7.01%) C# .NET Developer
11 10 (6.37%) Graduate Developer
11 10 (6.37%) Graduate
11 10 (6.37%) Python Developer
12 8 (5.10%) .NET Developer
13 7 (4.46%) Django Developer
13 7 (4.46%) Python/Django Developer
14 6 (3.82%) Graduate Web Developer
15 5 (3.18%) C# ASP.NET Developer
16 4 (2.55%) Trainee Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 110 (70.06%) .NET
2 92 (58.60%) XML
3 87 (55.41%) HTML
4 61 (38.85%) XSLT
5 56 (35.67%) DHTML
6 32 (20.38%) CSS
7 31 (19.75%) WPF
8 27 (17.20%) ASP.NET
9 24 (15.29%) jQuery
10 11 (7.01%) Web Services
10 11 (7.01%) .NET Framework
11 10 (6.37%) HTML5
12 9 (5.73%) Django
13 7 (4.46%) MFC
13 7 (4.46%) ASP.NET MVC
14 4 (2.55%) LINQ to SQL
14 4 (2.55%) WCF
14 4 (2.55%) Ajax
14 4 (2.55%) LINQ
15 3 (1.91%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 99 (63.06%) Computer Science
2 79 (50.32%) Mathematics
3 67 (42.68%) Smartcard
4 23 (14.65%) PKI
4 23 (14.65%) Blackberry
5 13 (8.28%) Algorithms
5 13 (8.28%) Smartphone
6 9 (5.73%) FMCG
7 7 (4.46%) Device Driver
8 5 (3.18%) Mobile App
9 4 (2.55%) SCADA
9 4 (2.55%) Client/Server
10 2 (1.27%) Open Source
11 1 (0.64%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
11 1 (0.64%) iPhone
11 1 (0.64%) Physics
11 1 (0.64%) Embedded Systems
11 1 (0.64%) iPad
11 1 (0.64%) User Experience
11 1 (0.64%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 39 (24.84%) Windows
2 26 (16.56%) Android
3 25 (15.92%) Apple iOS
4 23 (14.65%) BlackBerry OS
5 15 (9.55%) Linux
6 7 (4.46%) Ubuntu
7 3 (1.91%) Embedded Linux
8 2 (1.27%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 67 (42.68%) Cyber Security
2 65 (41.40%) Web Development
3 30 (19.11%) Agile Software Development
4 25 (15.92%) OO
5 19 (12.10%) MVC
6 7 (4.46%) Automated Testing
6 7 (4.46%) DevOps
6 7 (4.46%) Image Processing
7 6 (3.82%) TDD
8 5 (3.18%) Software Testing
9 4 (2.55%) Unit Testing
10 3 (1.91%) Project Management
10 3 (1.91%) E-Commerce
10 3 (1.91%) Stakeholder Management
10 3 (1.91%) Test Scripting
10 3 (1.91%) Continuous Integration
10 3 (1.91%) Multithreading
10 3 (1.91%) System Testing
10 3 (1.91%) Continuous Improvement
10 3 (1.91%) Software Architecture
Programming Languages
1 98 (62.42%) C#
2 86 (54.78%) JavaScript
3 73 (46.50%) SQL
4 46 (29.30%) C++
5 35 (22.29%) Java
6 21 (13.38%) XAML
7 17 (10.83%) Python
8 11 (7.01%) C
9 6 (3.82%) PHP
10 2 (1.27%) Objective-C
10 2 (1.27%) MATLAB
10 2 (1.27%) T-SQL
11 1 (0.64%) Delphi
11 1 (0.64%) PowerHouse
Qualifications
1 27 (17.20%) Degree
2 2 (1.27%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 4 (2.55%) Firmware
2 1 (0.64%) Active Directory
2 1 (0.64%) HDFS
Vendors
1 23 (14.65%) Oracle
2 19 (12.10%) Microsoft
3 9 (5.73%) Sun
4 6 (3.82%) Perforce
5 2 (1.27%) JD Edwards
5 2 (1.27%) SAP
6 1 (0.64%) Sitecore
6 1 (0.64%) Google
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Proteus Europe
Salary: Market Rate
Posted: 4 hours ago
Loughborough, Leicestershire
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Salary: From £26,000 to £35,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Leicestershire
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Salary: £33000 - £45000 per annum + pension + Bonus + 35 days holiday
Posted: Yesterday
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Salary: £25000 - £28000 per annum
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