Period
to 26 April 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 26 April 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Software Engineering
Leicestershire > Leicester
6 months to
26 Apr 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 45 16 50
Rank change year-on-year -29 +34 -14
Permanent jobs citing Software Engineering 34 105 28
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Leicester 5.50% 13.32% 3.87%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 6.24% 15.06% 4.35%
Number of salaries quoted 24 100 49
Leicester median annual salary £45,000 £35,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +28.57% -30.00% +19.05%
10th Percentile £32,500 £26,250 £21,000
90th Percentile £83,250 £47,500 £57,500
Leicestershire median annual salary £45,000 £35,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +28.57% -22.22% +5.88%

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 545 697 644
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Leicester 88.19% 88.45% 89.07%
Number of salaries quoted 494 635 550
Leicester median annual salary £40,000 £37,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.67% -11.76% +6.25%
10th Percentile £26,250 £25,500 £26,250
90th Percentile £58,750 £55,000 £62,500
Leicestershire median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year - -5.88% +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 26 April 2018.

Salary histogram for Software Engineering in Leicester

For the 6 months to 26 April 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 26 (76.47%) C#
2 25 (73.53%) .NET
3 23 (67.65%) JavaScript
4 21 (61.76%) SQL
5 20 (58.82%) ASP.NET
5 20 (58.82%) Microsoft
6 16 (47.06%) MVC
6 16 (47.06%) OO
6 16 (47.06%) HTML
7 15 (44.12%) PL/SQL
7 15 (44.12%) SQL Server
8 14 (41.18%) C++
8 14 (41.18%) ASP.NET MVC
8 14 (41.18%) Agile Software Development
9 13 (38.24%) jQuery
9 13 (38.24%) CSS
9 13 (38.24%) ASP.NET Web Forms
9 13 (38.24%) Data Science
10 12 (35.29%) T-SQL
10 12 (35.29%) Use Case
11 11 (32.35%) Continuous Integration
11 11 (32.35%) UML
12 10 (29.41%) Web Services
12 10 (29.41%) Machine Learning
13 9 (26.47%) XML
13 9 (26.47%) XSLT
13 9 (26.47%) SOAP
13 9 (26.47%) WinForms
13 9 (26.47%) WCF
13 9 (26.47%) WPF

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 1 (2.94%) Apache Spark
1 1 (2.94%) IIS
Applications
1 2 (5.88%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (2.94%) SOLIDWORKS
Business Applications
1 3 (8.82%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 3 (8.82%) Dynamics 365
2 2 (5.88%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (44.12%) SQL Server
2 3 (8.82%) Big Data
2 3 (8.82%) MySQL
2 3 (8.82%) Relational Database
3 1 (2.94%) Apache Hive
3 1 (2.94%) GIS
3 1 (2.94%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 9 (26.47%) MSTest
1 9 (26.47%) NUnit
2 2 (5.88%) JIRA
2 2 (5.88%) Visual Studio
General
1 3 (8.82%) Advertising
1 3 (8.82%) Telecoms
2 1 (2.94%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 20 (58.82%) Developer
1 20 (58.82%) Software Developer
2 16 (47.06%) .NET Developer
2 16 (47.06%) .NET Software Developer
2 16 (47.06%) ASP.NET Developer
2 16 (47.06%) C# .NET Developer
2 16 (47.06%) C# ASP.NET Developer
2 16 (47.06%) C# Developer
2 16 (47.06%) C# Software Developer
2 16 (47.06%) JavaScript Developer
2 16 (47.06%) SQL Developer
3 13 (38.24%) Senior Developer
3 13 (38.24%) Senior Software Developer
4 12 (35.29%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
4 12 (35.29%) Senior .NET Software Developer
4 12 (35.29%) Senior ASP.NET MVC Developer
4 12 (35.29%) Senior C# ASP.NET Developer
4 12 (35.29%) Senior C# Software Developer
4 12 (35.29%) Senior JavaScript Developer
4 12 (35.29%) SQL Server Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 25 (73.53%) .NET
2 20 (58.82%) ASP.NET
3 16 (47.06%) HTML
4 14 (41.18%) ASP.NET MVC
5 13 (38.24%) ASP.NET Web Forms
5 13 (38.24%) CSS
5 13 (38.24%) jQuery
6 10 (29.41%) Web Services
7 9 (26.47%) LINQ
7 9 (26.47%) RESTful
7 9 (26.47%) Silverlight
7 9 (26.47%) SOAP
7 9 (26.47%) WCF
7 9 (26.47%) WF
7 9 (26.47%) WinForms
7 9 (26.47%) WPF
7 9 (26.47%) XML
7 9 (26.47%) XSLT
8 2 (5.88%) .NET Core
8 2 (5.88%) STL
Miscellaneous
1 3 (8.82%) Mobile App
2 2 (5.88%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 1 (2.94%) Android
1 1 (2.94%) Apple iOS
1 1 (2.94%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (47.06%) MVC
1 16 (47.06%) OO
2 14 (41.18%) Agile Software Development
3 13 (38.24%) Data Science
4 12 (35.29%) Use Case
5 11 (32.35%) Continuous Integration
5 11 (32.35%) UML
6 10 (29.41%) Machine Learning
7 9 (26.47%) Artificial Intelligence
7 9 (26.47%) MVVM
8 5 (14.71%) OOP
9 4 (11.76%) Waterfall
9 4 (11.76%) WFM
10 3 (8.82%) CRM
10 3 (8.82%) People Management
10 3 (8.82%) Problem-Solving
10 3 (8.82%) Project Management
10 3 (8.82%) Strategic Thinking
10 3 (8.82%) Unit Testing
11 2 (5.88%) Image Processing
Programming Languages
1 26 (76.47%) C#
2 23 (67.65%) JavaScript
3 21 (61.76%) SQL
4 15 (44.12%) PL/SQL
5 14 (41.18%) C++
6 12 (35.29%) T-SQL
7 5 (14.71%) Java
8 4 (11.76%) Python
8 4 (11.76%) VB
9 1 (2.94%) Apple Swift
9 1 (2.94%) Objective-C
9 1 (2.94%) Scala
Qualifications
1 5 (14.71%) Degree
2 4 (11.76%) HND
3 2 (5.88%) SC Cleared
3 2 (5.88%) Security Cleared
4 1 (2.94%) Computer Science Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (5.88%) ISO 9001
2 1 (2.94%) QA
2 1 (2.94%) TickIT
Vendors
1 20 (58.82%) Microsoft
2 3 (8.82%) Oracle
3 2 (5.88%) TOWER Software
4 1 (2.94%) Cloudera
4 1 (2.94%) DevExpress
4 1 (2.94%) Telerik