Period
to 23 January 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 23 January 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Software Engineering
Leicestershire > Leicester
6 months to
23 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 45 28 54
Rank change year-on-year -17 +26 -17
Permanent jobs citing Software Engineering 23 72 33
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Leicester 3.96% 8.88% 4.13%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.48% 9.84% 4.73%
Number of salaries quoted 16 69 51
Leicester median annual salary £36,792 £35,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.12% -30.00% -
10th Percentile £28,750 £27,250 £32,000
90th Percentile £45,000 £48,750 £57,500
Leicestershire median annual salary £36,792 £37,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year -1.89% -21.05% +18.75%

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 513 732 698
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Leicester 88.30% 90.26% 87.36%
Number of salaries quoted 457 687 599
Leicester median annual salary £37,500 £40,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -6.25% -5.88% +2.41%
10th Percentile £25,750 £26,250 £24,475
90th Percentile £57,500 £55,000 £65,000
Leicestershire median annual salary £37,500 £41,500 £40,500
% change year-on-year -9.64% +2.47% +1.25%

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 23 January 2018.

Salary histogram for Software Engineering in Leicester

For the 6 months to 23 January 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 13 (56.52%) Agile Software Development
2 12 (52.17%) C#
2 12 (52.17%) JavaScript
3 10 (43.48%) Java
3 10 (43.48%) SQL
4 9 (39.13%) HTML
5 8 (34.78%) CSS
6 7 (30.43%) Web Services
6 7 (30.43%) OOP
6 7 (30.43%) OO
6 7 (30.43%) .NET
6 7 (30.43%) SQL Server
6 7 (30.43%) Degree
6 7 (30.43%) Mobile App
7 6 (26.09%) Android
7 6 (26.09%) PL/SQL
8 5 (21.74%) Oracle
8 5 (21.74%) ASP.NET
8 5 (21.74%) SOAP
8 5 (21.74%) Microsoft
8 5 (21.74%) Scrum
8 5 (21.74%) RESTful
8 5 (21.74%) Continuous Integration
8 5 (21.74%) JSON
8 5 (21.74%) TDD
8 5 (21.74%) HTML5
8 5 (21.74%) BDD
8 5 (21.74%) REST
9 4 (17.39%) ASP.NET MVC
9 4 (17.39%) CSS3

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 (8.70%) Confluence
2 1 (4.35%) Apache Spark
Applications
1 2 (8.70%) HipChat
2 1 (4.35%) SOLIDWORKS
Business Applications
1 1 (4.35%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 1 (4.35%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (4.35%) Amazon EC2
1 1 (4.35%) Amazon S3
1 1 (4.35%) Amazon SQS
1 1 (4.35%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
1 1 (4.35%) Cloud Computing
1 1 (4.35%) Dynamics 365
Communications & Networking
1 2 (8.70%) Bluetooth
1 2 (8.70%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (30.43%) SQL Server
2 4 (17.39%) MySQL
3 3 (13.04%) Big Data
3 3 (13.04%) Relational Database
4 1 (4.35%) Amazon RDS
4 1 (4.35%) Apache Hive
4 1 (4.35%) Hadoop
4 1 (4.35%) Oracle Database
4 1 (4.35%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 3 (13.04%) Calabash
1 3 (13.04%) Cucumber
1 3 (13.04%) Git (software)
1 3 (13.04%) MSTest
1 3 (13.04%) NUnit
1 3 (13.04%) Subversion
2 2 (8.70%) GitLab
2 2 (8.70%) Jenkins
2 2 (8.70%) JIRA
2 2 (8.70%) Maven
2 2 (8.70%) Sonatype Nexus
2 2 (8.70%) Visual Studio
3 1 (4.35%) QUnit
3 1 (4.35%) Selenium
3 1 (4.35%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 3 (13.04%) Telecoms
2 2 (8.70%) Finance
3 1 (4.35%) Advertising
3 1 (4.35%) Manufacturing
3 1 (4.35%) Retail
Job Titles
1 13 (56.52%) Developer
2 9 (39.13%) Software Engineer
3 7 (30.43%) Software Developer
4 4 (17.39%) Applications Developer
4 4 (17.39%) Applications Engineer
4 4 (17.39%) Developer/Software Engineer
4 4 (17.39%) Java Developer
4 4 (17.39%) JavaScript Developer
4 4 (17.39%) Senior Developer
4 4 (17.39%) Senior Software Developer
5 3 (13.04%) 2nd/3rd Line Support
5 3 (13.04%) 2nd/3rd Line Support Engineer
5 3 (13.04%) 3rd Line Engineer
5 3 (13.04%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
5 3 (13.04%) C# .NET Developer
5 3 (13.04%) Java Android Developer
5 3 (13.04%) Machine Learning Developer
5 3 (13.04%) Senior .NET Software Developer
5 3 (13.04%) Senior C# ASP.NET Developer
5 3 (13.04%) Senior C# Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (39.13%) HTML
2 8 (34.78%) CSS
3 7 (30.43%) .NET
3 7 (30.43%) Web Services
4 5 (21.74%) ASP.NET
4 5 (21.74%) HTML5
4 5 (21.74%) JSON
4 5 (21.74%) REST
4 5 (21.74%) RESTful
4 5 (21.74%) SOAP
5 4 (17.39%) ASP.NET MVC
5 4 (17.39%) CSS3
6 3 (13.04%) Android SDK
6 3 (13.04%) ASP.NET Web Forms
6 3 (13.04%) jQuery
6 3 (13.04%) Node.js
6 3 (13.04%) Silverlight
6 3 (13.04%) WCF
6 3 (13.04%) WF
6 3 (13.04%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 7 (30.43%) Mobile App
2 3 (13.04%) Computer Science
3 2 (8.70%) Embedded Systems
4 1 (4.35%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 6 (26.09%) Android
2 4 (17.39%) Windows
3 3 (13.04%) Apple iOS
3 3 (13.04%) Linux
4 2 (8.70%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (56.52%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (30.43%) OO
2 7 (30.43%) OOP
3 5 (21.74%) BDD
3 5 (21.74%) Continuous Integration
3 5 (21.74%) Scrum
3 5 (21.74%) TDD
4 4 (17.39%) Machine Learning
4 4 (17.39%) MVC
4 4 (17.39%) UML
4 4 (17.39%) Use Case
5 3 (13.04%) Android Development
5 3 (13.04%) Logistics
5 3 (13.04%) Mobile Development
5 3 (13.04%) MVVM
5 3 (13.04%) People Management
5 3 (13.04%) SOA
5 3 (13.04%) Strategic Thinking
6 2 (8.70%) API Development
6 2 (8.70%) Microservices
Programming Languages
1 12 (52.17%) C#
1 12 (52.17%) JavaScript
2 10 (43.48%) Java
2 10 (43.48%) SQL
3 6 (26.09%) PL/SQL
4 4 (17.39%) C
4 4 (17.39%) C++
4 4 (17.39%) Python
5 3 (13.04%) T-SQL
6 1 (4.35%) Apple Swift
6 1 (4.35%) Objective-C
6 1 (4.35%) PHP
6 1 (4.35%) Scala
6 1 (4.35%) VB
6 1 (4.35%) VB6
Qualifications
1 7 (30.43%) Degree
2 4 (17.39%) HND
3 1 (4.35%) Computer Science Degree
3 1 (4.35%) ISEB
3 1 (4.35%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 1 (4.35%) SC Cleared
3 1 (4.35%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (8.70%) ISO 9001
2 1 (4.35%) QA
System Software
1 2 (8.70%) Docker
1 2 (8.70%) Firmware
Vendors
1 5 (21.74%) Microsoft
1 5 (21.74%) Oracle
2 2 (8.70%) Apigee
2 2 (8.70%) IBM
2 2 (8.70%) MuleSoft
2 2 (8.70%) WSO2
2 2 (8.70%) Xamarin
3 1 (4.35%) Cloudera