Period
to 18 July 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 18 July 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Software Engineering
Leicestershire > Leicester
6 months to
18 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 28 18 66
Rank change year-on-year -10 +48 -21
Permanent jobs citing Software Engineering 58 77 17
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Leicester 9.01% 11.56% 2.33%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 9.88% 13.32% 2.69%
Number of salaries quoted 46 75 15
Leicester median annual salary £45,000 £37,500 £27,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +20.00% +36.36% -33.73%
10th Percentile £31,250 £26,250 £19,500
90th Percentile £90,000 £47,500 £37,450
Leicestershire median annual salary £42,000 £37,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +12.00% -6.25% -

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 587 578 632
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Leicester 91.15% 86.79% 86.46%
Number of salaries quoted 536 516 537
Leicester median annual salary £41,500 £37,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +10.67% -11.76% +6.25%
10th Percentile £27,500 £22,500 £26,250
90th Percentile £58,750 £57,500 £58,750
Leicestershire median annual salary £40,000 £39,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +2.56% -2.50% -

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 18 July 2018.

Salary histogram for Software Engineering in Leicester

For the 6 months to 18 July 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 29 (50.00%) .NET
2 28 (48.28%) C++
2 28 (48.28%) Microsoft
2 28 (48.28%) Agile Software Development
3 27 (46.55%) C#
4 24 (41.38%) SQL
5 23 (39.66%) HTML
5 23 (39.66%) ASP.NET
6 20 (34.48%) MVC
6 20 (34.48%) Unit Testing
7 19 (32.76%) CSS
8 18 (31.03%) JavaScript
8 18 (31.03%) jQuery
8 18 (31.03%) ASP.NET MVC
9 17 (29.31%) T-SQL
9 17 (29.31%) SQL Server
9 17 (29.31%) OO
10 16 (27.59%) Degree
11 15 (25.86%) Web Services
12 14 (24.14%) C
12 14 (24.14%) Device Driver
12 14 (24.14%) Subversion
12 14 (24.14%) WCF
12 14 (24.14%) Embedded Systems
12 14 (24.14%) GitHub
13 11 (18.97%) Use Case
13 11 (18.97%) Microsoft Azure
14 10 (17.24%) Mobile App
14 10 (17.24%) ASP.NET Web Forms
14 10 (17.24%) Microservices

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 2 (3.45%) Apache
1 2 (3.45%) Confluence
2 1 (1.72%) IIS
Applications
1 5 (8.62%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 3 (5.17%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (1.72%) SAP Hybris
Cloud Services
1 14 (24.14%) GitHub
2 11 (18.97%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (5.17%) Dynamics 365
4 2 (3.45%) IaaS
4 2 (3.45%) PaaS
4 2 (3.45%) SaaS
5 1 (1.72%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (3.45%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (29.31%) SQL Server
2 8 (13.79%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (1.72%) GIS
3 1 (1.72%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 14 (24.14%) Subversion
2 7 (12.07%) JIRA
3 6 (10.34%) MSTest
3 6 (10.34%) NUnit
4 3 (5.17%) JUnit
5 2 (3.45%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 2 (3.45%) Bitbucket
5 2 (3.45%) EasyMock
5 2 (3.45%) Jenkins
6 1 (1.72%) CppUnit
6 1 (1.72%) Visual Studio
General
1 9 (15.52%) Manufacturing
2 8 (13.79%) Automotive
3 5 (8.62%) Marketing
4 3 (5.17%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 27 (46.55%) Software Engineer
2 16 (27.59%) Developer
3 15 (25.86%) Software Developer
4 14 (24.14%) Embedded Engineer
5 13 (22.41%) .NET Developer
5 13 (22.41%) .NET Software Developer
5 13 (22.41%) ASP.NET Developer
5 13 (22.41%) C# .NET Developer
5 13 (22.41%) C# ASP.NET Developer
5 13 (22.41%) C# Developer
5 13 (22.41%) C# Software Developer
5 13 (22.41%) Embedded Software Engineer
5 13 (22.41%) JavaScript Developer
5 13 (22.41%) SQL Developer
6 10 (17.24%) Senior Developer
7 9 (15.52%) Senior .NET Developer
7 9 (15.52%) Senior ASP.NET Developer
7 9 (15.52%) Senior C# Developer
7 9 (15.52%) Senior Software Developer
7 9 (15.52%) SQL Server Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 29 (50.00%) .NET
2 23 (39.66%) ASP.NET
2 23 (39.66%) HTML
3 19 (32.76%) CSS
4 18 (31.03%) ASP.NET MVC
4 18 (31.03%) jQuery
5 15 (25.86%) Web Services
6 14 (24.14%) WCF
7 10 (17.24%) ASP.NET Web Forms
8 9 (15.52%) .NET Framework
9 8 (13.79%) Ajax
9 8 (13.79%) ASP.NET Core
9 8 (13.79%) ASP.NET Web API
9 8 (13.79%) Entity Framework
9 8 (13.79%) Sass
9 8 (13.79%) XML
10 7 (12.07%) RESTful
11 6 (10.34%) SOAP
11 6 (10.34%) WinForms
11 6 (10.34%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 14 (24.14%) Device Driver
1 14 (24.14%) Embedded Systems
2 10 (17.24%) Mobile App
3 4 (6.90%) User Experience
4 2 (3.45%) Computer Science
4 2 (3.45%) Wiki
5 1 (1.72%) e-Learning
5 1 (1.72%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (1.72%) N-Tier
5 1 (1.72%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 3 (5.17%) Linux
2 2 (3.45%) CentOS
2 2 (3.45%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (1.72%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (48.28%) Agile Software Development
2 20 (34.48%) MVC
2 20 (34.48%) Unit Testing
3 17 (29.31%) OO
4 11 (18.97%) Use Case
5 10 (17.24%) Microservices
6 9 (15.52%) Continuous Integration
6 9 (15.52%) DevOps
6 9 (15.52%) Test Automation
7 8 (13.79%) Mobile Application Development
7 8 (13.79%) Performance Tuning
7 8 (13.79%) SOA
7 8 (13.79%) UML
8 7 (12.07%) Data Science
9 6 (10.34%) Artificial Intelligence
9 6 (10.34%) Machine Learning
9 6 (10.34%) MVVM
9 6 (10.34%) Project Management
9 6 (10.34%) Time Management
10 5 (8.62%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 28 (48.28%) C++
2 27 (46.55%) C#
3 24 (41.38%) SQL
4 18 (31.03%) JavaScript
5 17 (29.31%) T-SQL
6 14 (24.14%) C
7 9 (15.52%) PL/SQL
8 7 (12.07%) Java
9 4 (6.90%) VB
10 2 (3.45%) Python
11 1 (1.72%) PHP
Qualifications
1 16 (27.59%) Degree
2 2 (3.45%) BPSS Clearance
2 2 (3.45%) Security Cleared
2 2 (3.45%) TOGAF Certification
3 1 (1.72%) Computer Science Degree
3 1 (1.72%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.72%) ISO 9001
1 1 (1.72%) QA
1 1 (1.72%) TickIT
System Software
1 1 (1.72%) Docker
Systems Management
1 2 (3.45%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 28 (48.28%) Microsoft
2 3 (5.17%) SAP
3 2 (3.45%) Red Hat
3 2 (3.45%) TOWER Software
4 1 (1.72%) DevExpress
4 1 (1.72%) hybris
4 1 (1.72%) IBM
4 1 (1.72%) Telerik