Period
to 16 October 2018

The median annual salary for a Software Engineer was £37,500 in advertised job vacancies in Leicestershire during the 6 months to 16 October 2018.

The first table below provides salary benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to same period in the previous 2 years.

Software Engineer
East Midlands > Leicestershire
6 months to
16 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 28 68 97
Rank change year-on-year +40 +29 -3
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Engineer 80 19 18
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Leicestershire 8.57% 2.15% 1.24%
As % of the Job Titles category 8.74% 2.19% 1.26%
Number of salaries quoted 68 19 14
Leicestershire median annual salary £37,500 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -6.25% - +33.33%
10th Percentile £28,675 £32,500 £31,250
90th Percentile £50,000 £46,750 £43,750
East Midlands median annual salary £40,000 £32,500 £36,000
% change year-on-year +23.08% -9.72% -6.49%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Leicestershire. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title that can be normalized. As such, the figures in the second row provide an indication of the number of permanent jobs in our overall sample.

All Permanent IT Job Vacancies
Leicestershire
Permanent vacancies in Leicestershire with a recognized job title 915 869 1,423
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 98.07% 98.41% 98.41%
Number of salaries quoted 800 771 1,196
Leicestershire median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - -1.23% +6.58%
10th Percentile £26,250 £22,750 £25,000
90th Percentile £60,000 £54,500 £55,000
East Midlands median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +6.25% - -

Software Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in Leicestershire

Job postings that featured Software Engineer in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Leicestershire.

Job vacancy trend for Software Engineer in Leicestershire

Software Engineer
Salary Trend in Leicestershire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Software Engineer in Leicestershire.

Salary trend for Software Engineer in Leicestershire

Software Engineer
Salary Histogram in Leicestershire

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Software Engineer in Leicestershire over the 6 months to 16 October 2018.

Salary histogram for Software Engineer in Leicestershire

Software Engineer
Job Locations in Leicestershire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Software Engineer within the Leicestershire region over the 6 months to 16 October 2018. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Leicester +28 67 £37,500 -11.76% 6
Lutterworth - 2 £46,250 - 1
Software Engineer
East Midlands

Software Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in Leicestershire

For the 6 months to 16 October 2018, Software Engineer job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the Leicestershire region featuring Software Engineer in the job title.

1 80 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 50 (62.50%) Degree
3 46 (57.50%) C
4 45 (56.25%) C++
5 44 (55.00%) C#
5 44 (55.00%) Agile Software Development
6 41 (51.25%) Manufacturing
7 36 (45.00%) Device Driver
7 36 (45.00%) Unit Testing
8 35 (43.75%) Embedded Systems
9 34 (42.50%) GitHub
10 33 (41.25%) Microsoft
11 30 (37.50%) Time Management
12 29 (36.25%) Subversion
13 27 (33.75%) Automotive
13 27 (33.75%) SQL Server
14 26 (32.50%) HTML
15 24 (30.00%) CSS
16 23 (28.75%) .NET
16 23 (28.75%) MVC
17 22 (27.50%) SQL
18 20 (25.00%) T-SQL
19 19 (23.75%) Visual Studio
19 19 (23.75%) ASP.NET
19 19 (23.75%) Ajax
19 19 (23.75%) jQuery
19 19 (23.75%) ASP.NET MVC
20 18 (22.50%) Java
21 17 (21.25%) Scrum
21 17 (21.25%) .NET Framework

Software Engineer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Leicestershire 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 5 (6.25%) Apache
Cloud Services
1 34 (42.50%) GitHub
2 16 (20.00%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (1.25%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 9 (11.25%) TCP/IP
2 8 (10.00%) Modbus
2 8 (10.00%) RS-485
3 1 (1.25%) Bluetooth
3 1 (1.25%) MQTT
3 1 (1.25%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 27 (33.75%) SQL Server
2 15 (18.75%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 4 (5.00%) PostgreSQL
4 1 (1.25%) Oracle Database
4 1 (1.25%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 29 (36.25%) Subversion
2 19 (23.75%) Visual Studio
3 14 (17.50%) Maven
4 10 (12.50%) Robot Framework
5 6 (7.50%) Team Foundation Server
6 5 (6.25%) Jenkins
6 5 (6.25%) WiX
7 2 (2.50%) Visual Studio Team System
8 1 (1.25%) JUnit
General
1 41 (51.25%) Manufacturing
2 27 (33.75%) Automotive
3 11 (13.75%) Marketing
4 7 (8.75%) Retail
5 5 (6.25%) Law
6 2 (2.50%) Electronics
7 1 (1.25%) Pharmaceutical
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 26 (32.50%) HTML
2 24 (30.00%) CSS
3 23 (28.75%) .NET
4 19 (23.75%) Ajax
4 19 (23.75%) ASP.NET
4 19 (23.75%) ASP.NET MVC
4 19 (23.75%) jQuery
5 17 (21.25%) .NET Framework
6 15 (18.75%) ASP.NET Core
6 15 (18.75%) ASP.NET Web API
6 15 (18.75%) Entity Framework
6 15 (18.75%) Sass
6 15 (18.75%) WCF
6 15 (18.75%) Web Services
7 13 (16.25%) Spring
8 10 (12.50%) HTML5
9 7 (8.75%) WPF
10 6 (7.50%) JSON
10 6 (7.50%) RESTful
11 5 (6.25%) MFC
Miscellaneous
1 36 (45.00%) Device Driver
2 35 (43.75%) Embedded Systems
3 15 (18.75%) Mobile App
4 8 (10.00%) CAN bus
5 6 (7.50%) Computer Science
6 5 (6.25%) 3D Graphics
7 4 (5.00%) LIMS
8 3 (3.75%) Greenfield Project
8 3 (3.75%) User Experience
9 1 (1.25%) Driving Licence
9 1 (1.25%) e-Learning
9 1 (1.25%) Enterprise Software
9 1 (1.25%) N-Tier
9 1 (1.25%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 12 (15.00%) Linux
2 11 (13.75%) Android
2 11 (13.75%) Apple iOS
3 9 (11.25%) Windows
4 8 (10.00%) FreeRTOS
5 1 (1.25%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 80 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 44 (55.00%) Agile Software Development
3 36 (45.00%) Unit Testing
4 30 (37.50%) Time Management
5 23 (28.75%) MVC
6 17 (21.25%) Scrum
7 16 (20.00%) Microservices
7 16 (20.00%) SOA
7 16 (20.00%) Test Automation
8 15 (18.75%) Mobile Application Development
8 15 (18.75%) Performance Tuning
9 13 (16.25%) OO
10 8 (10.00%) Cybersecurity
10 8 (10.00%) Web Development
11 6 (7.50%) Continuous Integration
11 6 (7.50%) TDD
11 6 (7.50%) UML
12 5 (6.25%) Mathematics
12 5 (6.25%) OOD
12 5 (6.25%) OOP
Programming Languages
1 46 (57.50%) C
2 45 (56.25%) C++
3 44 (55.00%) C#
4 22 (27.50%) SQL
5 20 (25.00%) T-SQL
6 18 (22.50%) Java
7 10 (12.50%) JavaScript
8 5 (6.25%) XAML
9 2 (2.50%) Embedded C
9 2 (2.50%) PHP
10 1 (1.25%) Go
10 1 (1.25%) Python
10 1 (1.25%) VB
10 1 (1.25%) VB6
Qualifications
1 50 (62.50%) Degree
2 5 (6.25%) Master's Degree
3 1 (1.25%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 14 (17.50%) Firmware
Vendors
1 33 (41.25%) Microsoft
2 1 (1.25%) IBM
2 1 (1.25%) Oracle