The median annual salary for a Senior Software Engineer was £45,000 in advertised job vacancies in Leicester during the 3 months to 25 June 2017.

The first table below provides salary benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to same period in the previous 2 years.

Senior Software Engineer
Leicestershire / Leicester
3 months to
25 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 45 - 55
Rank change year-on-year - 0  
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Software Engineer 1 0 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Leicester 0.35% - 2.06%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.36% - 2.11%
Number of salaries quoted 1 0 1
Median salary £45,000 - £42,500
UK excluding London median salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year +5.26% -  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in permanent job vacancies advertised in Leicester. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such, the figures in the first row provide an indication of the number of permanent jobs in our overall sample.

IT Job Roles
Leicester
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 275 355 427
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Leicester 97.52% 98.89% 97.71%
Number of salaries quoted 258 298 369
Median salary £35,571 £42,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -16.30% -  
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £30,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £51,000 £62,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +2.40% +3.75%  

Senior Software Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in Leicester

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Leicester that featured Senior Software Engineer in the job title.

Job vacancy trend for Senior Software Engineer in Leicester

Senior Software Engineer
Salary Trend in Leicester

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Senior Software Engineer in Leicester.

Salary trend for Senior Software Engineer in Leicester

Senior Software Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in Leicester

For the 6 months to 25 June 2017, Senior Software Engineer job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Leicester region featuring Senior Software Engineer in the job title.

1 14 (100.00%) C#
1 14 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 8 (57.14%) Windows
3 7 (50.00%) Linux
3 7 (50.00%) C++
3 7 (50.00%) JavaScript
3 7 (50.00%) SQL Server
3 7 (50.00%) SQL Server 2008
3 7 (50.00%) Cloud Computing
3 7 (50.00%) MongoDB
3 7 (50.00%) NoSQL
3 7 (50.00%) Docker
4 6 (42.86%) Degree
5 5 (35.71%) WPF
5 5 (35.71%) Visual Studio
5 5 (35.71%) .NET
5 5 (35.71%) OO
6 4 (28.57%) Algorithms
7 3 (21.43%) Embedded Systems
7 3 (21.43%) Continuous Integration
7 3 (21.43%) WiX
7 3 (21.43%) JIRA
7 3 (21.43%) Mathematics
7 3 (21.43%) Computer Science
7 3 (21.43%) Microsoft Office
7 3 (21.43%) Agile Software Development
7 3 (21.43%) NUnit
7 3 (21.43%) Electronics
7 3 (21.43%) Aerospace
7 3 (21.43%) Perforce

Senior Software Engineer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Leicester 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:

Applications
1 3 (21.43%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (7.14%) Simulink
Cloud Services
1 7 (50.00%) Cloud Computing
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (50.00%) MongoDB
1 7 (50.00%) NoSQL
1 7 (50.00%) SQL Server
1 7 (50.00%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 5 (35.71%) Visual Studio
2 3 (21.43%) JIRA
2 3 (21.43%) NUnit
2 3 (21.43%) WiX
3 2 (14.29%) Jenkins
3 2 (14.29%) SpecFlow
3 2 (14.29%) Subversion
General
1 3 (21.43%) Aerospace
1 3 (21.43%) Electronics
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (35.71%) .NET
1 5 (35.71%) WPF
2 3 (21.43%) WinForms
Miscellaneous
1 4 (28.57%) Algorithms
2 3 (21.43%) Computer Science
2 3 (21.43%) Embedded Systems
2 3 (21.43%) Smartphone
3 2 (14.29%) Client/Server
4 1 (7.14%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
4 1 (7.14%) Robotics
4 1 (7.14%) VHDL
Operating Systems
1 8 (57.14%) Windows
2 7 (50.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 5 (35.71%) OO
3 3 (21.43%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (21.43%) Continuous Integration
3 3 (21.43%) Mathematics
4 2 (14.29%) MVVM
4 2 (14.29%) OOD
4 2 (14.29%) Test Automation
4 2 (14.29%) Unit Testing
5 1 (7.14%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 14 (100.00%) C#
2 7 (50.00%) C++
2 7 (50.00%) JavaScript
3 2 (14.29%) C
4 1 (7.14%) Embedded C
4 1 (7.14%) Embedded C++
4 1 (7.14%) MATLAB
Qualifications
1 6 (42.86%) Degree
System Software
1 7 (50.00%) Docker
Vendors
1 3 (21.43%) Perforce
2 1 (7.14%) Atmel
2 1 (7.14%) Renesas