The median annual salary for a Software Engineer was £44,500 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.

Software Engineer
Leicestershire / Leicester
3 months to
25 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 42 - 53
Rank change year-on-year - 0  
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Engineer 4 0 11
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Leicester 1.42% - 2.52%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.45% - 2.58%
Number of salaries quoted 4 0 2
Median salary £44,500 - £36,750
90% offered a salary of more than £31,900 - £32,150
10% offered a salary of more than £44,850 - £41,350
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year - +6.25%  

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%  

Software Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in Leicester

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

Job vacancy trend for Software Engineer in Leicester

Software Engineer
Salary Trend in Leicester

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

Salary trend for Software Engineer in Leicester

Software Engineer
Salary Histogram in Leicester

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Software Engineer in Leicester over the 3 months to 25 June 2017.

Salary histogram for Software Engineer in Leicester

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

For the 6 months to 25 June 2017, 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 Software Engineer in the job title.

1 23 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 22 (95.65%) C#
3 12 (52.17%) C++
4 11 (47.83%) .NET
4 11 (47.83%) SQL Server
4 11 (47.83%) Windows
5 10 (43.48%) Visual Studio
6 9 (39.13%) Linux
6 9 (39.13%) JavaScript
7 7 (30.43%) OO
7 7 (30.43%) SQL Server 2008
7 7 (30.43%) Cloud Computing
7 7 (30.43%) MongoDB
7 7 (30.43%) NoSQL
7 7 (30.43%) Algorithms
7 7 (30.43%) Docker
8 6 (26.09%) Agile Software Development
8 6 (26.09%) Degree
8 6 (26.09%) WPF
9 5 (21.74%) C
10 4 (17.39%) Perforce
10 4 (17.39%) JIRA
10 4 (17.39%) Unit Testing
10 4 (17.39%) Continuous Integration
10 4 (17.39%) NUnit
11 3 (13.04%) Subversion
11 3 (13.04%) Smartphone
11 3 (13.04%) Mathematics
11 3 (13.04%) Computer Science
11 3 (13.04%) OOD

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:

Application Platforms
1 1 (4.35%) SharePoint
Applications
1 3 (13.04%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (8.70%) Simulink
Cloud Services
1 7 (30.43%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (4.35%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (47.83%) SQL Server
2 7 (30.43%) MongoDB
2 7 (30.43%) NoSQL
2 7 (30.43%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (8.70%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 10 (43.48%) Visual Studio
2 4 (17.39%) JIRA
2 4 (17.39%) NUnit
3 3 (13.04%) Subversion
3 3 (13.04%) WiX
4 2 (8.70%) Jenkins
4 2 (8.70%) SpecFlow
5 1 (4.35%) Selenium
General
1 3 (13.04%) Aerospace
1 3 (13.04%) Electronics
2 1 (4.35%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (47.83%) .NET
2 6 (26.09%) WPF
3 3 (13.04%) WinForms
4 2 (8.70%) .NET Framework
4 2 (8.70%) Apache Cordova
4 2 (8.70%) React
5 1 (4.35%) ASP.NET
5 1 (4.35%) ASP.NET Web API
5 1 (4.35%) CSS
5 1 (4.35%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 7 (30.43%) Algorithms
2 3 (13.04%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (13.04%) Computer Science
2 3 (13.04%) Embedded Systems
2 3 (13.04%) Smartphone
3 2 (8.70%) Client/Server
3 2 (8.70%) Mobile App
4 1 (4.35%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
4 1 (4.35%) Robotics
4 1 (4.35%) User Experience
4 1 (4.35%) VHDL
Operating Systems
1 11 (47.83%) Windows
2 9 (39.13%) Linux
3 2 (8.70%) Unix
4 1 (4.35%) Windows Server
4 1 (4.35%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 7 (30.43%) OO
3 6 (26.09%) Agile Software Development
4 4 (17.39%) Continuous Integration
4 4 (17.39%) Unit Testing
5 3 (13.04%) Mathematics
5 3 (13.04%) MVVM
5 3 (13.04%) OOD
5 3 (13.04%) Scrum
6 2 (8.70%) Supply Chain Management
6 2 (8.70%) Test Automation
6 2 (8.70%) Web Development
7 1 (4.35%) Application Performance Monitoring
7 1 (4.35%) Data Protection
7 1 (4.35%) Domain-Driven Design
7 1 (4.35%) Load Testing
7 1 (4.35%) Performance Monitoring
7 1 (4.35%) Release Management
7 1 (4.35%) SDLC
7 1 (4.35%) System Testing
Programming Languages
1 22 (95.65%) C#
2 12 (52.17%) C++
3 9 (39.13%) JavaScript
4 5 (21.74%) C
5 2 (8.70%) MATLAB
5 2 (8.70%) SQL
5 2 (8.70%) VB
5 2 (8.70%) VB6
6 1 (4.35%) Embedded C
6 1 (4.35%) Embedded C++
Qualifications
1 6 (26.09%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.35%) PCI DSS
1 1 (4.35%) SLA
System Software
1 7 (30.43%) Docker
Vendors
1 4 (17.39%) Perforce
2 3 (13.04%) Microsoft
3 2 (8.70%) Oracle
4 1 (4.35%) Atmel
4 1 (4.35%) Renesas
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