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

Software Engineering
Leicestershire > Leicester
6 months to
18 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 12 40 58
Rank change year-on-year +28 +18 0
Permanent jobs citing Software Engineering 128 24 33
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Leicester 19.42% 4.27% 3.92%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 20.65% 4.67% 4.39%
Number of salaries quoted 77 21 30
Leicester median annual salary £37,500 £40,000 £42,250
Median salary % change year-on-year -6.25% -5.33% -7.14%
10th Percentile £30,600 £28,750 £27,375
90th Percentile £58,050 £46,750 £70,000
Leicestershire median annual salary £37,500 £40,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year -6.25% -5.88% +8.97%

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 620 514 751
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Leicester 94.08% 91.46% 89.30%
Number of salaries quoted 499 469 689
Leicester median annual salary £42,500 £37,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +13.33% -11.76% +6.25%
10th Percentile £27,000 £25,000 £26,750
90th Percentile £60,000 £56,250 £55,000
Leicestershire median annual salary £41,250 £39,000 £42,000
% change year-on-year +5.77% -7.14% +7.69%

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 November 2018.

Salary histogram for Software Engineering in Leicester

For the 6 months to 18 November 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 93 (72.66%) Agile Software Development
2 85 (66.41%) Degree
3 74 (57.81%) C++
4 70 (54.69%) C
5 67 (52.34%) C#
6 65 (50.78%) Java
6 65 (50.78%) Manufacturing
7 63 (49.22%) Time Management
8 57 (44.53%) Unit Testing
8 57 (44.53%) Embedded Systems
9 56 (43.75%) Device Driver
10 55 (42.97%) Spring
10 55 (42.97%) Microsoft
11 53 (41.41%) GitHub
12 52 (40.63%) Linux
13 47 (36.72%) Firmware
14 45 (35.16%) Maven
15 43 (33.59%) Visual Studio
16 39 (30.47%) Robot Framework
17 38 (29.69%) Apple iOS
17 38 (29.69%) Android
18 37 (28.91%) Scrum
18 37 (28.91%) Cybersecurity
19 36 (28.13%) HTML
20 35 (27.34%) OO
20 35 (27.34%) Subversion
21 34 (26.56%) Automotive
22 33 (25.78%) TCP/IP
22 33 (25.78%) RS-485
22 33 (25.78%) Modbus

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 29 (22.66%) Apache
2 8 (6.25%) Confluence
3 4 (3.13%) CMS
4 1 (0.78%) Adobe Experience Manager
4 1 (0.78%) Alfresco
4 1 (0.78%) Liferay
Applications
1 1 (0.78%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 2 (1.56%) SAP Hybris
Cloud Services
1 53 (41.41%) GitHub
2 14 (10.94%) Microsoft Azure
3 4 (3.13%) IaaS
3 4 (3.13%) PaaS
3 4 (3.13%) SaaS
4 1 (0.78%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 33 (25.78%) Modbus
1 33 (25.78%) RS-485
1 33 (25.78%) TCP/IP
2 4 (3.13%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (11.72%) SQL Server
2 13 (10.16%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 12 (9.38%) PostgreSQL
4 4 (3.13%) NoSQL
5 3 (2.34%) MySQL
6 2 (1.56%) Oracle Database
7 1 (0.78%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 45 (35.16%) Maven
2 43 (33.59%) Visual Studio
3 39 (30.47%) Robot Framework
4 35 (27.34%) Subversion
5 30 (23.44%) Jenkins
6 9 (7.03%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 9 (7.03%) JIRA
6 9 (7.03%) JUnit
7 8 (6.25%) Bitbucket
7 8 (6.25%) EasyMock
8 6 (4.69%) CppUnit
9 3 (2.34%) Git (software)
9 3 (2.34%) Selenium
9 3 (2.34%) Team Foundation Server
10 2 (1.56%) Calabash
10 2 (1.56%) Capybara
10 2 (1.56%) Cucumber
10 2 (1.56%) Protractor
10 2 (1.56%) Visual Studio Team System
11 1 (0.78%) Travis CI
General
1 65 (50.78%) Manufacturing
2 34 (26.56%) Automotive
3 27 (21.09%) Marketing
4 9 (7.03%) Retail
5 5 (3.91%) Finance
6 2 (1.56%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 97 (75.78%) Software Engineer
2 42 (32.81%) Embedded Engineer
2 42 (32.81%) Embedded Software Engineer
3 35 (27.34%) Lead Software Engineer
4 19 (14.84%) Lead Embedded Software Engineer
5 15 (11.72%) Developer
6 13 (10.16%) Java Developer
7 12 (9.38%) Applications Engineer
7 12 (9.38%) Web Applications Engineer
7 12 (9.38%) Web Engineer
8 11 (8.59%) Senior Software Engineer
9 9 (7.03%) Software Developer
10 8 (6.25%) Agile Developer
10 8 (6.25%) Agile Java Developer
10 8 (6.25%) DevOps Developer
10 8 (6.25%) Java Software Developer
11 7 (5.47%) Software Test Engineer
11 7 (5.47%) Test Engineer
12 6 (4.69%) UI Engineer
12 6 (4.69%) UX Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 55 (42.97%) Spring
2 36 (28.13%) HTML
3 27 (21.09%) CSS
4 25 (19.53%) RESTful
5 20 (15.63%) .NET
5 20 (15.63%) HTML5
6 19 (14.84%) JSON
7 16 (12.50%) .NET Framework
8 15 (11.72%) COM
9 14 (10.94%) ASP.NET
9 14 (10.94%) ASP.NET MVC
9 14 (10.94%) Web Services
10 13 (10.16%) Ajax
10 13 (10.16%) ASP.NET Core
10 13 (10.16%) ASP.NET Web API
10 13 (10.16%) Entity Framework
10 13 (10.16%) jQuery
10 13 (10.16%) Sass
10 13 (10.16%) WCF
11 12 (9.38%) Node.js
Miscellaneous
1 57 (44.53%) Embedded Systems
2 56 (43.75%) Device Driver
3 33 (25.78%) CAN bus
4 14 (10.94%) Mobile App
4 14 (10.94%) User Experience
5 8 (6.25%) Wiki
6 4 (3.13%) Computer Science
6 4 (3.13%) Greenfield Project
7 1 (0.78%) e-Learning
7 1 (0.78%) Enterprise Software
7 1 (0.78%) N-Tier
7 1 (0.78%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 52 (40.63%) Linux
2 38 (29.69%) Android
2 38 (29.69%) Apple iOS
3 33 (25.78%) FreeRTOS
4 13 (10.16%) Windows
5 8 (6.25%) CentOS
5 8 (6.25%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 3 (2.34%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 93 (72.66%) Agile Software Development
2 63 (49.22%) Time Management
3 57 (44.53%) Unit Testing
4 37 (28.91%) Cybersecurity
4 37 (28.91%) Scrum
5 35 (27.34%) OO
6 29 (22.66%) MVC
7 27 (21.09%) Continuous Integration
8 24 (18.75%) Test Automation
9 20 (15.63%) TDD
10 19 (14.84%) UML
11 17 (13.28%) Microservices
12 15 (11.72%) Web Development
13 14 (10.94%) DevOps
13 14 (10.94%) Open Source
13 14 (10.94%) SOA
14 13 (10.16%) Mobile Application Development
14 13 (10.16%) Performance Tuning
15 11 (8.59%) Problem-Solving
16 8 (6.25%) OOD
Programming Languages
1 74 (57.81%) C++
2 70 (54.69%) C
3 67 (52.34%) C#
4 65 (50.78%) Java
5 22 (17.19%) JavaScript
6 19 (14.84%) SQL
7 14 (10.94%) T-SQL
8 11 (8.59%) Python
9 7 (5.47%) Embedded C
10 4 (3.13%) Java 8
11 3 (2.34%) PHP
12 2 (1.56%) VB
12 2 (1.56%) VB6
13 1 (0.78%) Go
Qualifications
1 85 (66.41%) Degree
2 8 (6.25%) BPSS Clearance
3 4 (3.13%) TOGAF Certification
4 2 (1.56%) Computer Science Degree
5 1 (0.78%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (0.78%) QA
System Software
1 47 (36.72%) Firmware
2 1 (0.78%) Docker
Systems Management
1 1 (0.78%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
1 1 (0.78%) TeamSite
Vendors
1 55 (42.97%) Microsoft
2 8 (6.25%) Red Hat
3 6 (4.69%) SAP
4 3 (2.34%) Oracle
5 2 (1.56%) hybris
6 1 (0.78%) Adobe
6 1 (0.78%) HP
6 1 (0.78%) IBM
6 1 (0.78%) OpenText