Period
to 21 September 2018

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 21 September 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Software Engineering
Leicestershire > Leicester
6 months to
21 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 24 34 70
Rank change year-on-year +10 +36 -23
Permanent jobs citing Software Engineering 73 34 17
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Leicester 11.57% 6.22% 2.10%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 12.23% 7.04% 2.43%
Number of salaries quoted 63 32 16
Leicester median annual salary £45,000 £38,750 £30,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +16.13% +29.17% -29.41%
10th Percentile £31,250 £27,700 £21,000
90th Percentile £67,500 £47,425 £43,750
Leicestershire median annual salary £37,500 £38,750 £42,500
% change year-on-year -3.23% -8.82% +25.00%

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 597 483 699
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Leicester 94.61% 88.30% 86.19%
Number of salaries quoted 533 442 615
Leicester median annual salary £41,800 £37,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +11.47% -11.76% +6.25%
10th Percentile £27,500 £22,500 £26,500
90th Percentile £60,000 £53,750 £56,250
Leicestershire median annual salary £41,800 £39,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year +7.18% -8.24% +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 21 September 2018.

Salary histogram for Software Engineering in Leicester

For the 6 months to 21 September 2018, 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 41 (56.16%) C++
2 39 (53.42%) Agile Software Development
3 33 (45.21%) Degree
4 31 (42.47%) C
5 30 (41.10%) Device Driver
5 30 (41.10%) Subversion
5 30 (41.10%) Embedded Systems
5 30 (41.10%) GitHub
6 29 (39.73%) Unit Testing
7 25 (34.25%) Manufacturing
7 25 (34.25%) Microsoft
8 22 (30.14%) SQL
9 21 (28.77%) C#
9 21 (28.77%) .NET
10 20 (27.40%) HTML
11 19 (26.03%) CSS
11 19 (26.03%) ASP.NET
11 19 (26.03%) MVC
12 18 (24.66%) T-SQL
12 18 (24.66%) SQL Server
12 18 (24.66%) jQuery
12 18 (24.66%) ASP.NET MVC
13 17 (23.29%) Test Automation
13 17 (23.29%) Time Management
13 17 (23.29%) Microservices
14 16 (21.92%) DevOps
14 16 (21.92%) .NET Framework
14 16 (21.92%) Microsoft Azure
14 16 (21.92%) Web Services
14 16 (21.92%) OO

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 7 (9.59%) Apache
2 6 (8.22%) Confluence
3 1 (1.37%) CMS
Applications
1 5 (6.85%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 2 (2.74%) SAP Hybris
Cloud Services
1 30 (41.10%) GitHub
2 16 (21.92%) Microsoft Azure
3 4 (5.48%) IaaS
3 4 (5.48%) PaaS
3 4 (5.48%) SaaS
4 1 (1.37%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (5.48%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (24.66%) SQL Server
2 15 (20.55%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (1.37%) MySQL
3 1 (1.37%) NoSQL
3 1 (1.37%) Oracle Database
3 1 (1.37%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 30 (41.10%) Subversion
2 11 (15.07%) JIRA
3 7 (9.59%) Jenkins
3 7 (9.59%) JUnit
4 6 (8.22%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 6 (8.22%) Bitbucket
4 6 (8.22%) EasyMock
5 2 (2.74%) Visual Studio
6 1 (1.37%) CppUnit
6 1 (1.37%) Git (software)
6 1 (1.37%) Team Foundation Server
6 1 (1.37%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 25 (34.25%) Manufacturing
2 15 (20.55%) Automotive
3 8 (10.96%) Retail
4 5 (6.85%) Marketing
5 2 (2.74%) Finance
Job Titles
1 49 (67.12%) Software Engineer
2 30 (41.10%) Embedded Engineer
3 29 (39.73%) Embedded Software Engineer
4 17 (23.29%) Lead Embedded Software Engineer
4 17 (23.29%) Lead Software Engineer
5 11 (15.07%) Developer
6 9 (12.33%) Software Developer
7 8 (10.96%) Java Developer
8 6 (8.22%) Agile Developer
8 6 (8.22%) Agile Java Developer
8 6 (8.22%) DevOps Developer
8 6 (8.22%) Java Software Developer
9 5 (6.85%) Programme Manager
10 4 (5.48%) Architect
10 4 (5.48%) Senior Developer
10 4 (5.48%) Technical Architect
11 3 (4.11%) Development Manager
11 3 (4.11%) Project Manager
11 3 (4.11%) Senior Manager
11 3 (4.11%) Senior Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (28.77%) .NET
2 20 (27.40%) HTML
3 19 (26.03%) ASP.NET
3 19 (26.03%) CSS
4 18 (24.66%) ASP.NET MVC
4 18 (24.66%) jQuery
5 16 (21.92%) .NET Framework
5 16 (21.92%) Web Services
6 15 (20.55%) Ajax
6 15 (20.55%) ASP.NET Core
6 15 (20.55%) ASP.NET Web API
6 15 (20.55%) Entity Framework
6 15 (20.55%) Sass
6 15 (20.55%) WCF
7 7 (9.59%) Spring
8 6 (8.22%) EJB
8 6 (8.22%) Java EE
8 6 (8.22%) JSF
9 3 (4.11%) ASP.NET Web Forms
9 3 (4.11%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 30 (41.10%) Device Driver
1 30 (41.10%) Embedded Systems
2 15 (20.55%) Mobile App
3 7 (9.59%) User Experience
4 6 (8.22%) Wiki
5 3 (4.11%) Computer Science
5 3 (4.11%) Greenfield Project
6 1 (1.37%) e-Learning
6 1 (1.37%) Enterprise Software
6 1 (1.37%) N-Tier
6 1 (1.37%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 9 (12.33%) Linux
2 6 (8.22%) CentOS
2 6 (8.22%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 2 (2.74%) Unix
4 1 (1.37%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 39 (53.42%) Agile Software Development
2 29 (39.73%) Unit Testing
3 19 (26.03%) MVC
4 17 (23.29%) Microservices
4 17 (23.29%) Test Automation
4 17 (23.29%) Time Management
5 16 (21.92%) DevOps
5 16 (21.92%) OO
5 16 (21.92%) SOA
6 15 (20.55%) Mobile Application Development
6 15 (20.55%) Performance Tuning
7 10 (13.70%) Scrum
8 9 (12.33%) Open Source
9 6 (8.22%) Cybersecurity
9 6 (8.22%) ITIL
9 6 (8.22%) OOD
9 6 (8.22%) Presales
9 6 (8.22%) Project Management
9 6 (8.22%) Requirements Analysis
9 6 (8.22%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 41 (56.16%) C++
2 31 (42.47%) C
3 22 (30.14%) SQL
4 21 (28.77%) C#
5 18 (24.66%) T-SQL
6 13 (17.81%) Java
7 6 (8.22%) Python
8 4 (5.48%) JavaScript
9 3 (4.11%) PL/SQL
10 1 (1.37%) Go
10 1 (1.37%) Java 8
10 1 (1.37%) PHP
10 1 (1.37%) VB
10 1 (1.37%) VB6
Qualifications
1 33 (45.21%) Degree
2 6 (8.22%) BPSS Clearance
3 4 (5.48%) TOGAF Certification
4 2 (2.74%) Computer Science Degree
5 1 (1.37%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.37%) ISO 9001
1 1 (1.37%) TickIT
System Software
1 1 (1.37%) Docker
Systems Management
1 2 (2.74%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 25 (34.25%) Microsoft
2 6 (8.22%) Red Hat
2 6 (8.22%) SAP
3 2 (2.74%) hybris
4 1 (1.37%) IBM
4 1 (1.37%) Oracle