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 3 months to 30 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Software Engineering
Leicestershire / Leicester
3 months to
30 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 10 35 29
Rank change year-on-year +25 -6  
Permanent jobs citing Software Engineering 68 12 33
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Leicester 17.17% 3.85% 7.76%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 20.00% 4.24% 9.12%
Number of salaries quoted 63 9 20
Median salary £35,000 £30,000 £41,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +16.66% -27.71%  
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £21,000 £37,050
10% offered a salary of more than £44,500 £43,000 £50,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £43,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year -1.16% +7.50%  

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

Process & Methodology Skills
Leicester
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 340 283 362
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Leicester 85.86% 90.71% 85.18%
Number of salaries quoted 292 226 294
Median salary £37,500 £45,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -16.66% +12.50%  
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £27,500 £28,428
10% offered a salary of more than £53,000 £52,000 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £43,000
% change year-on-year - +4.65%  

Software Engineering
Job Vacancy Trend in Leicester

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Leicester citing Software Engineering as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

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 3 months to 30 March 2017.

Salary histogram for Software Engineering in Leicester

For the 6 months to 30 March 2017, IT jobs citing Software Engineering also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Leicester region with a requirement for Software Engineering.

1 76 (69.72%) Agile Software Development
2 68 (62.39%) JavaScript
3 63 (57.80%) Retail
4 62 (56.88%) Mobile App
5 60 (55.05%) QA
6 55 (50.46%) Scrum
7 52 (47.71%) Kanban
8 49 (44.95%) Java
9 43 (39.45%) C#
10 41 (37.61%) Test Automation
11 38 (34.86%) Continuous Delivery
12 32 (29.36%) OO
13 31 (28.44%) Scala
13 31 (28.44%) Data Structures
14 29 (26.61%) MongoDB
14 29 (26.61%) Selenium
15 26 (23.85%) TDD
16 23 (21.10%) MySQL
17 21 (19.27%) CSS
18 20 (18.35%) Python
18 20 (18.35%) .NET
18 20 (18.35%) SOA
19 19 (17.43%) C++
19 19 (17.43%) HTML
20 18 (16.51%) Node.js
21 17 (15.60%) SQL Server
22 16 (14.68%) Spring Boot
23 15 (13.76%) Degree
24 14 (12.84%) Visual Studio
24 14 (12.84%) Windows

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 3 (2.75%) Apache
1 3 (2.75%) CMS
1 3 (2.75%) nginx
2 1 (0.92%) SharePoint
Applications
1 3 (2.75%) MS Office
2 2 (1.83%) Simulink
3 1 (0.92%) MS Excel
3 1 (0.92%) SOLIDWORKS
Cloud Services
1 12 (11.01%) Cloud Computing
2 4 (3.67%) Google Play
3 2 (1.83%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (1.83%) Amazon EC2
3 2 (1.83%) Amazon S3
3 2 (1.83%) Amazon SQS
3 2 (1.83%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
Database & Business Intelligence
1 29 (26.61%) MongoDB
2 23 (21.10%) MySQL
3 17 (15.60%) SQL Server
4 13 (11.93%) NoSQL
5 12 (11.01%) SQL Server 2008
6 3 (2.75%) Apache Cassandra
6 3 (2.75%) Hadoop
7 2 (1.83%) Amazon RDS
7 2 (1.83%) Oracle Database
7 2 (1.83%) PostgreSQL
7 2 (1.83%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 29 (26.61%) Selenium
2 14 (12.84%) Visual Studio
3 12 (11.01%) Cucumber
4 11 (10.09%) Calabash
4 11 (10.09%) Capybara
4 11 (10.09%) Protractor
4 11 (10.09%) QUnit
5 7 (6.42%) JIRA
6 6 (5.50%) NUnit
7 3 (2.75%) Subversion
7 3 (2.75%) WiX
8 2 (1.83%) Jenkins
8 2 (1.83%) SpecFlow
9 1 (0.92%) Appium
General
1 63 (57.80%) Retail
2 4 (3.67%) Aerospace
2 4 (3.67%) Electronics
3 3 (2.75%) Finance
Job Titles
1 50 (45.87%) Developer
2 34 (31.19%) Software Engineer
3 27 (24.77%) JavaScript Developer
4 20 (18.35%) C# Software Engineer
4 20 (18.35%) Senior Software Engineer
5 19 (17.43%) Java Developer
6 16 (14.68%) Analyst
6 16 (14.68%) Java Scala Developer
6 16 (14.68%) JavaScript Engineer
6 16 (14.68%) Python Developer
6 16 (14.68%) QA Analyst
6 16 (14.68%) Scala Developer
7 14 (12.84%) Senior C# Software Engineer
8 11 (10.09%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
8 11 (10.09%) HTML CSS Developer
8 11 (10.09%) HTML Developer
9 10 (9.17%) QA Tester
9 10 (9.17%) Tester
10 9 (8.26%) Quality Analyst
10 9 (8.26%) Selenium Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (19.27%) CSS
2 20 (18.35%) .NET
3 19 (17.43%) HTML
4 18 (16.51%) Node.js
5 16 (14.68%) Spring Boot
6 14 (12.84%) AngularJS
6 14 (12.84%) HTML5
7 11 (10.09%) Backbone.js
7 11 (10.09%) Ember.js
7 11 (10.09%) React
8 10 (9.17%) ASP.NET
9 7 (6.42%) WPF
10 5 (4.59%) CSS3
11 4 (3.67%) WinForms
12 3 (2.75%) Spring
12 3 (2.75%) Spring MVC
12 3 (2.75%) Symfony
13 2 (1.83%) .NET Framework
13 2 (1.83%) ASP.NET MVC
13 2 (1.83%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 62 (56.88%) Mobile App
2 31 (28.44%) Data Structures
3 12 (11.01%) Computer Science
3 12 (11.01%) User Experience
4 11 (10.09%) Social Media
5 6 (5.50%) Algorithms
6 4 (3.67%) Smartphone
7 3 (2.75%) Analytical Skills
7 3 (2.75%) Blog
7 3 (2.75%) Embedded Systems
8 2 (1.83%) Client/Server
9 1 (0.92%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
9 1 (0.92%) FMCG
9 1 (0.92%) Robotics
9 1 (0.92%) VHDL
Operating Systems
1 14 (12.84%) Windows
2 12 (11.01%) Linux
3 7 (6.42%) Apple iOS
4 4 (3.67%) Android
5 2 (1.83%) Unix
6 1 (0.92%) Windows Server
6 1 (0.92%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 76 (69.72%) Agile Software Development
2 55 (50.46%) Scrum
3 52 (47.71%) Kanban
4 41 (37.61%) Test Automation
5 38 (34.86%) Continuous Delivery
6 32 (29.36%) OO
7 26 (23.85%) TDD
8 20 (18.35%) SOA
9 8 (7.34%) Functional Testing
9 8 (7.34%) Mathematics
9 8 (7.34%) MVC
10 7 (6.42%) iOS Development
11 5 (4.59%) Physics
12 4 (3.67%) Android Development
13 3 (2.75%) Continuous Integration
13 3 (2.75%) Microservices
13 3 (2.75%) MVVM
13 3 (2.75%) OOD
13 3 (2.75%) Open Source
13 3 (2.75%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 68 (62.39%) JavaScript
2 49 (44.95%) Java
3 43 (39.45%) C#
4 31 (28.44%) Scala
5 20 (18.35%) Python
6 19 (17.43%) C++
7 9 (8.26%) SQL
8 7 (6.42%) Apple Swift
8 7 (6.42%) Objective-C
8 7 (6.42%) PHP
9 5 (4.59%) C
10 2 (1.83%) MATLAB
10 2 (1.83%) T-SQL
10 2 (1.83%) VB
10 2 (1.83%) VB6
11 1 (0.92%) Delphi
11 1 (0.92%) Embedded C
11 1 (0.92%) Embedded C++
Qualifications
1 15 (13.76%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 60 (55.05%) QA
2 2 (1.83%) ISO 9001
2 2 (1.83%) TickIT
3 1 (0.92%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 10 (9.17%) Docker
2 3 (2.75%) Varnish
3 1 (0.92%) Firmware
Vendors
1 5 (4.59%) Perforce
2 4 (3.67%) Google
3 3 (2.75%) Microsoft
3 3 (2.75%) Oracle
4 1 (0.92%) Atmel
4 1 (0.92%) Renesas
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