Period
to 22 February 2019

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Leicester with a requirement for Software Engineering skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Software Engineering over the 6 months to 22 February 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Software Engineering
Leicestershire > Leicester
6 months to
22 Feb 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 9 49 18
Rank change year-on-year +40 -31 +30
Permanent jobs citing Software Engineering 164 23 98
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Leicester 22.71% 3.89% 12.27%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 24.30% 4.26% 13.41%
Number of salaries quoted 65 14 95
Leicester median annual salary £40,000 £35,896 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +11.43% +2.56% -30.00%
10th Percentile £31,600 £28,750 £26,250
90th Percentile £57,500 £76,875 £47,500
Leicestershire median annual salary £40,000 £35,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year +14.29% - -25.13%

Software Engineering is in the Processes and Methodologies category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in Leicester with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Leicester
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 675 540 731
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Leicester 93.49% 91.22% 91.49%
Number of salaries quoted 507 484 694
Leicester median annual salary £40,000 £39,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +1.27% -1.25% -5.88%
10th Percentile £26,250 £26,250 £26,250
90th Percentile £60,000 £57,500 £53,375
Leicestershire median annual salary £40,000 £37,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +6.67% -6.25% -

Software Engineering
Job Vacancy Trend in Leicester

Job postings citing Software Engineering as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Leicester.

Job vacancy trend for Software Engineering in Leicester

Software Engineering
Salary Trend in Leicester

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

Salary trend for Software Engineering in Leicester

Software Engineering
Salary Histogram in Leicester

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Software Engineering in Leicester over the 6 months to 22 February 2019.

Salary histogram for Software Engineering in Leicester

For the 6 months to 22 February 2019, IT jobs citing Software Engineering also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the Leicester region with a requirement for Software Engineering.

1 146 (89.02%) Agile Software Development
2 135 (82.32%) Degree
3 122 (74.39%) C#
4 107 (65.24%) Firmware
5 105 (64.02%) Java
6 104 (63.41%) Time Management
7 101 (61.59%) C
8 98 (59.76%) Spring
8 98 (59.76%) Manufacturing
9 92 (56.10%) Maven
10 91 (55.49%) C++
11 86 (52.44%) Linux
12 85 (51.83%) Visual Studio
13 84 (51.22%) Unit Testing
14 83 (50.61%) Microsoft
15 82 (50.00%) Robot Framework
16 80 (48.78%) FreeRTOS
17 78 (47.56%) RS-485
17 78 (47.56%) Modbus
17 78 (47.56%) CAN bus
17 78 (47.56%) TCP/IP
18 77 (46.95%) Embedded Systems
19 76 (46.34%) Android
19 76 (46.34%) Apple iOS
20 64 (39.02%) Technical Leadership
21 63 (38.41%) Device Driver
22 62 (37.80%) Cybersecurity
23 61 (37.20%) GitHub
24 60 (36.59%) Scrum
25 59 (35.98%) Continuous Integration

Software Engineering
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 48 (29.27%) Apache
2 8 (4.88%) Confluence
3 3 (1.83%) CMS
4 1 (0.61%) Adobe Experience Manager
4 1 (0.61%) Alfresco
4 1 (0.61%) JBoss
4 1 (0.61%) Liferay
4 1 (0.61%) Tomcat
4 1 (0.61%) WebLogic
4 1 (0.61%) WebSphere
Business Applications
1 2 (1.22%) Infor M3
Cloud Services
1 61 (37.20%) GitHub
2 11 (6.71%) Microsoft Azure
3 4 (2.44%) Amazon AWS
4 3 (1.83%) Amazon Kinesis
4 3 (1.83%) AWS CloudFormation
4 3 (1.83%) AWS Lambda
4 3 (1.83%) Serverless
5 2 (1.22%) IaaS
5 2 (1.22%) PaaS
5 2 (1.22%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 78 (47.56%) Modbus
1 78 (47.56%) RS-485
1 78 (47.56%) TCP/IP
2 2 (1.22%) Internet
2 2 (1.22%) MQTT
2 2 (1.22%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 28 (17.07%) PostgreSQL
2 8 (4.88%) SQL Server
3 5 (3.05%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 5 (3.05%) SQLite
4 3 (1.83%) Amazon DynamoDB
4 3 (1.83%) MySQL
4 3 (1.83%) NoSQL
5 1 (0.61%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 92 (56.10%) Maven
2 85 (51.83%) Visual Studio
3 82 (50.00%) Robot Framework
4 52 (31.71%) Jenkins
5 20 (12.20%) Subversion
6 13 (7.93%) CppUnit
6 13 (7.93%) JIRA
7 6 (3.66%) Git (software)
8 5 (3.05%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 4 (2.44%) Bitbucket
9 4 (2.44%) EasyMock
9 4 (2.44%) JUnit
10 3 (1.83%) Selenium
11 2 (1.22%) Calabash
11 2 (1.22%) Capybara
11 2 (1.22%) Cucumber
11 2 (1.22%) Eclipse
11 2 (1.22%) GNU Toolchain
11 2 (1.22%) Protractor
11 2 (1.22%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 98 (59.76%) Manufacturing
2 53 (32.32%) Marketing
3 39 (23.78%) Automotive
4 8 (4.88%) Retail
5 4 (2.44%) Finance
6 2 (1.22%) Electronics
7 1 (0.61%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 128 (78.05%) Software Engineer
2 56 (34.15%) Lead Software Engineer
3 45 (27.44%) Embedded Engineer
3 45 (27.44%) Embedded Software Engineer
4 28 (17.07%) Applications Engineer
4 28 (17.07%) Web Applications Engineer
4 28 (17.07%) Web Engineer
5 19 (11.59%) Senior Software Engineer
6 16 (9.76%) Developer
7 15 (9.15%) Software Test Engineer
7 15 (9.15%) Test Engineer
8 14 (8.54%) UI Engineer
8 14 (8.54%) UX Engineer
9 12 (7.32%) Software Developer
10 11 (6.71%) Lead Embedded Software Engineer
11 9 (5.49%) Java Developer
12 6 (3.66%) C# Developer
12 6 (3.66%) C# Software Developer
12 6 (3.66%) Java Software Developer
13 4 (2.44%) Graduate Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 98 (59.76%) Spring
2 53 (32.32%) HTML
3 47 (28.66%) HTML5
4 46 (28.05%) RESTful
5 43 (26.22%) JSON
6 37 (22.56%) CSS
7 32 (19.51%) Node.js
8 31 (18.90%) COM
9 15 (9.15%) .NET
10 12 (7.32%) Web Services
11 10 (6.10%) WCF
12 8 (4.88%) REST
12 8 (4.88%) Sass
13 7 (4.27%) .NET Framework
14 6 (3.66%) ASP.NET
14 6 (3.66%) ASP.NET MVC
15 5 (3.05%) jQuery
15 5 (3.05%) LINQ
15 5 (3.05%) SOAP
15 5 (3.05%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 78 (47.56%) CAN bus
2 77 (46.95%) Embedded Systems
3 63 (38.41%) Device Driver
4 20 (12.20%) User Experience
5 6 (3.66%) Mobile App
6 4 (2.44%) Wiki
7 1 (0.61%) Analytical Skills
7 1 (0.61%) Greenfield Project
Operating Systems
1 86 (52.44%) Linux
2 80 (48.78%) FreeRTOS
3 76 (46.34%) Android
3 76 (46.34%) Apple iOS
4 29 (17.68%) Windows
5 4 (2.44%) CentOS
5 4 (2.44%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 2 (1.22%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 146 (89.02%) Agile Software Development
2 104 (63.41%) Time Management
3 84 (51.22%) Unit Testing
4 64 (39.02%) Technical Leadership
5 62 (37.80%) Cybersecurity
6 60 (36.59%) Scrum
7 59 (35.98%) Continuous Integration
8 53 (32.32%) OO
9 47 (28.66%) TDD
10 41 (25.00%) UML
11 37 (22.56%) MVC
12 31 (18.90%) Web Development
13 26 (15.85%) Test Automation
14 15 (9.15%) Software Testing
15 11 (6.71%) Process Improvement
16 9 (5.49%) DevOps
16 9 (5.49%) Problem-Solving
17 8 (4.88%) Open Source
18 7 (4.27%) Kanban
18 7 (4.27%) Microservices
Programming Languages
1 122 (74.39%) C#
2 105 (64.02%) Java
3 101 (61.59%) C
4 91 (55.49%) C++
5 49 (29.88%) JavaScript
6 15 (9.15%) Embedded C
6 15 (9.15%) SQL
7 7 (4.27%) Python
8 6 (3.66%) T-SQL
9 4 (2.44%) Scala
10 3 (1.83%) ES6
10 3 (1.83%) Java 8
11 2 (1.22%) PHP
12 1 (0.61%) TypeScript
12 1 (0.61%) VB
12 1 (0.61%) VB6
Qualifications
1 135 (82.32%) Degree
2 5 (3.05%) Computer Science Degree
3 4 (2.44%) BPSS Clearance
4 2 (1.22%) TOGAF Certification
5 1 (0.61%) ISEB
5 1 (0.61%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (0.61%) QA
System Software
1 107 (65.24%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 1 (0.61%) TeamSite
Vendors
1 83 (50.61%) Microsoft
2 4 (2.44%) Red Hat
3 3 (1.83%) Oracle
4 2 (1.22%) SAP
5 1 (0.61%) Adobe
5 1 (0.61%) HP
5 1 (0.61%) OpenText