Period
to 19 November 2017

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 19 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Software Engineering
Leicestershire > Leicester
6 months to
19 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 42 59 53
Rank change year-on-year +17 -6 -13
Permanent jobs citing Software Engineering 24 33 30
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Leicester 4.29% 3.96% 3.61%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.74% 4.50% 4.04%
Number of salaries quoted 21 30 28
Leicester median annual salary £40,000 £42,250 £45,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.33% -7.14% +7.06%
10th Percentile £28,750 £27,375 £25,850
90th Percentile £46,750 £70,000 £53,750
Leicestershire median annual salary £40,000 £42,500 £39,000
% change year-on-year -5.88% +8.97% -2.50%

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 506 733 743
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Leicester 90.52% 88.00% 89.52%
Number of salaries quoted 461 675 621
Leicester median annual salary £37,500 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -11.76% +6.25% -
10th Percentile £25,000 £26,750 £21,500
90th Percentile £56,250 £55,000 £58,750
Leicestershire median annual salary £39,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year -8.24% +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 19 November 2017.

Salary histogram for Software Engineering in Leicester

For the 6 months to 19 November 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 12 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 11 (45.83%) Mobile App
3 10 (41.67%) C#
3 10 (41.67%) Java
3 10 (41.67%) JavaScript
4 8 (33.33%) C
4 8 (33.33%) Android
5 7 (29.17%) Degree
5 7 (29.17%) HTML5
5 7 (29.17%) HTML
5 7 (29.17%) SQL
5 7 (29.17%) Windows
6 6 (25.00%) CSS
6 6 (25.00%) Bluetooth
6 6 (25.00%) Firmware
6 6 (25.00%) TDD
6 6 (25.00%) Wi-Fi
6 6 (25.00%) Scrum
6 6 (25.00%) BDD
6 6 (25.00%) Node.js
6 6 (25.00%) JSON
7 5 (20.83%) REST
7 5 (20.83%) CSS3
7 5 (20.83%) Embedded Systems
7 5 (20.83%) Xamarin
7 5 (20.83%) Apple iOS
7 5 (20.83%) Web Services
7 5 (20.83%) OOP
7 5 (20.83%) .NET
7 5 (20.83%) Oracle

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 (8.33%) Confluence
2 1 (4.17%) Adobe Experience Manager
2 1 (4.17%) Alfresco
2 1 (4.17%) Apache Spark
2 1 (4.17%) CMS
2 1 (4.17%) Liferay
Applications
1 2 (8.33%) HipChat
Cloud Services
1 1 (4.17%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (4.17%) Amazon EC2
1 1 (4.17%) Amazon S3
1 1 (4.17%) Amazon SQS
1 1 (4.17%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
1 1 (4.17%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 6 (25.00%) Bluetooth
1 6 (25.00%) Wi-Fi
2 1 (4.17%) GSM
2 1 (4.17%) TCP/IP
2 1 (4.17%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (16.67%) SQL Server
2 3 (12.50%) MySQL
3 2 (8.33%) Big Data
3 2 (8.33%) Relational Database
4 1 (4.17%) Amazon RDS
4 1 (4.17%) Apache Hive
4 1 (4.17%) Hadoop
4 1 (4.17%) NoSQL
4 1 (4.17%) Oracle Database
4 1 (4.17%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 4 (16.67%) Jenkins
2 3 (12.50%) Calabash
2 3 (12.50%) Cucumber
2 3 (12.50%) Git (software)
2 3 (12.50%) Maven
2 3 (12.50%) Subversion
2 3 (12.50%) Visual Studio
3 2 (8.33%) GitLab
3 2 (8.33%) JIRA
3 2 (8.33%) QUnit
3 2 (8.33%) Selenium
3 2 (8.33%) Sonatype Nexus
4 1 (4.17%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 1 (4.17%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (4.17%) Travis CI
General
1 3 (12.50%) Finance
2 2 (8.33%) Retail
2 2 (8.33%) Telecoms
3 1 (4.17%) Electronics
3 1 (4.17%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 13 (54.17%) Software Engineer
2 11 (45.83%) Developer
3 6 (25.00%) C Software Engineer
4 5 (20.83%) Java Developer
5 3 (12.50%) Android Developer
5 3 (12.50%) Developer/Software Engineer
5 3 (12.50%) Embedded Engineer
5 3 (12.50%) Embedded Software Engineer
5 3 (12.50%) Java Android Developer
5 3 (12.50%) JavaScript Developer
5 3 (12.50%) Software Developer
6 2 (8.33%) 2nd/3rd Line Support
6 2 (8.33%) 2nd/3rd Line Support Engineer
6 2 (8.33%) 3rd Line Engineer
6 2 (8.33%) Applications Engineer
6 2 (8.33%) Embedded C Engineer
6 2 (8.33%) Embedded Firmware Engineer
6 2 (8.33%) Firmware Engineer
6 2 (8.33%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
6 2 (8.33%) Software Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (29.17%) HTML
1 7 (29.17%) HTML5
2 6 (25.00%) CSS
2 6 (25.00%) JSON
2 6 (25.00%) Node.js
3 5 (20.83%) .NET
3 5 (20.83%) CSS3
3 5 (20.83%) REST
3 5 (20.83%) Web Services
4 3 (12.50%) Android SDK
4 3 (12.50%) AngularJS
4 3 (12.50%) React
4 3 (12.50%) RESTful
4 3 (12.50%) SOAP
5 2 (8.33%) Backbone.js
5 2 (8.33%) Ember.js
5 2 (8.33%) Java EE
5 2 (8.33%) Kafka
5 2 (8.33%) Spring
5 2 (8.33%) Swagger
Miscellaneous
1 11 (45.83%) Mobile App
2 5 (20.83%) Embedded Systems
3 4 (16.67%) Computer Science
4 1 (4.17%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 8 (33.33%) Android
2 7 (29.17%) Windows
3 5 (20.83%) Apple iOS
4 3 (12.50%) Linux
5 2 (8.33%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (25.00%) BDD
2 6 (25.00%) Scrum
2 6 (25.00%) TDD
3 5 (20.83%) OOP
4 3 (12.50%) Android Development
4 3 (12.50%) API Development
4 3 (12.50%) Continuous Integration
4 3 (12.50%) Logistics
4 3 (12.50%) Mobile Development
4 3 (12.50%) OO
4 3 (12.50%) SOA
5 2 (8.33%) Front End Development
5 2 (8.33%) High Availability
5 2 (8.33%) Incident Management
5 2 (8.33%) Kanban
5 2 (8.33%) Microservices
5 2 (8.33%) People Management
5 2 (8.33%) Strategic Thinking
5 2 (8.33%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 10 (41.67%) C#
1 10 (41.67%) Java
1 10 (41.67%) JavaScript
2 8 (33.33%) C
3 7 (29.17%) SQL
4 4 (16.67%) Python
5 2 (8.33%) PL/SQL
6 1 (4.17%) C++
6 1 (4.17%) Embedded C
6 1 (4.17%) PHP
6 1 (4.17%) Scala
6 1 (4.17%) VB
6 1 (4.17%) VB6
Qualifications
1 7 (29.17%) Degree
2 2 (8.33%) HND
3 1 (4.17%) Computer Science Degree
3 1 (4.17%) ISEB
3 1 (4.17%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 1 (4.17%) SC Cleared
3 1 (4.17%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (8.33%) ISO 9001
1 2 (8.33%) QA
System Software
1 6 (25.00%) Firmware
2 2 (8.33%) Docker
Systems Management
1 1 (4.17%) TeamSite
Vendors
1 5 (20.83%) Oracle
1 5 (20.83%) Xamarin
2 2 (8.33%) Apigee
2 2 (8.33%) IBM
2 2 (8.33%) MuleSoft
2 2 (8.33%) WSO2
3 1 (4.17%) Adobe
3 1 (4.17%) Cloudera
3 1 (4.17%) HP
3 1 (4.17%) Microsoft
3 1 (4.17%) OpenText