Period
to 23 November 2017

The median annual salary for a Software Engineer was £40,000 in advertised job vacancies in Leicestershire during the 6 months to 23 November 2017.

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
23 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 67 90 94
Rank change year-on-year +23 +4 +7
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Engineer 22 24 18
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Leicestershire 2.34% 1.62% 1.33%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.39% 1.65% 1.35%
Number of salaries quoted 19 20 31
Leicestershire median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £30,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +33.33% -25.00%
10th Percentile £32,500 £25,500 £18,500
90th Percentile £46,750 £47,625 £57,500
East Midlands median annual salary £32,500 £36,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year -9.72% -6.49% -1.28%

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 921 1458 1334
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 97.98% 98.58% 98.45%
Number of salaries quoted 814 1249 1082
Leicestershire median annual salary £38,750 £41,000 £38,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.49% +6.49% -
10th Percentile £24,650 £25,000 £21,525
90th Percentile £56,250 £55,000 £55,000
East Midlands median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

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
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 23 November 2017. 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 +23 14 £41,250 -2.94%
Loughborough +22 3 £40,000 -
Coalville +7 1 £35,000 -12.50%
Software Engineer
East Midlands

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

For the 6 months to 23 November 2017, Software Engineer job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Leicestershire region featuring Software Engineer in the job title.

1 22 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 14 (63.64%) C#
3 12 (54.55%) C
4 9 (40.91%) Java
4 9 (40.91%) Firmware
4 9 (40.91%) Degree
4 9 (40.91%) Mobile App
5 8 (36.36%) Apple iOS
5 8 (36.36%) Android
5 8 (36.36%) .NET
6 7 (31.82%) Python
7 6 (27.27%) Windows
7 6 (27.27%) Linux
7 6 (27.27%) OOP
7 6 (27.27%) Bluetooth
7 6 (27.27%) JavaScript
7 6 (27.27%) Wi-Fi
7 6 (27.27%) Telecoms
7 6 (27.27%) Agile Software Development
8 5 (22.73%) Embedded Systems
8 5 (22.73%) Xamarin
8 5 (22.73%) SQL Server
9 4 (18.18%) ASP.NET
9 4 (18.18%) MySQL
9 4 (18.18%) Oracle
9 4 (18.18%) SQL
9 4 (18.18%) Wireless
9 4 (18.18%) MVC
9 4 (18.18%) Analytical Skills
9 4 (18.18%) ASP.NET MVC

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 1 (4.55%) Apache Spark
1 1 (4.55%) Confluence
Applications
1 1 (4.55%) HipChat
Communications & Networking
1 6 (27.27%) Bluetooth
1 6 (27.27%) Wi-Fi
2 4 (18.18%) Wireless
3 1 (4.55%) GSM
3 1 (4.55%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (22.73%) SQL Server
2 4 (18.18%) MySQL
3 3 (13.64%) Big Data
3 3 (13.64%) Relational Database
4 1 (4.55%) Apache Hive
4 1 (4.55%) GIS
4 1 (4.55%) Hadoop
4 1 (4.55%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 4 (18.18%) JIRA
2 3 (13.64%) Git (software)
2 3 (13.64%) LabVIEW
2 3 (13.64%) Visual Studio
3 2 (9.09%) Jenkins
3 2 (9.09%) Maven
4 1 (4.55%) GitLab
4 1 (4.55%) Sonatype Nexus
4 1 (4.55%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
4 1 (4.55%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 6 (27.27%) Telecoms
2 2 (9.09%) Finance
3 1 (4.55%) Electronics
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (36.36%) .NET
2 4 (18.18%) ASP.NET
2 4 (18.18%) ASP.NET MVC
3 3 (13.64%) Node.js
4 2 (9.09%) jQuery
4 2 (9.09%) JSON
4 2 (9.09%) SOAP
5 1 (4.55%) .NET Framework
5 1 (4.55%) ADO.NET
5 1 (4.55%) Akka
5 1 (4.55%) Apache Cordova
5 1 (4.55%) CSS
5 1 (4.55%) Django
5 1 (4.55%) HTML
5 1 (4.55%) Java EE
5 1 (4.55%) Kafka
5 1 (4.55%) OAuth
5 1 (4.55%) REST
5 1 (4.55%) RESTful
5 1 (4.55%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 9 (40.91%) Mobile App
2 5 (22.73%) Embedded Systems
3 4 (18.18%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (13.64%) Device Driver
4 3 (13.64%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
4 3 (13.64%) User Experience
5 1 (4.55%) Computer Science
5 1 (4.55%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 8 (36.36%) Android
1 8 (36.36%) Apple iOS
2 6 (27.27%) Linux
2 6 (27.27%) Windows
3 2 (9.09%) Embedded Linux
4 1 (4.55%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 6 (27.27%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (27.27%) OOP
3 4 (18.18%) MVC
4 3 (13.64%) Android Development
4 3 (13.64%) Memory Management
4 3 (13.64%) Mobile Application Development
4 3 (13.64%) OO
4 3 (13.64%) OOD
4 3 (13.64%) People Management
4 3 (13.64%) Strategic Thinking
5 2 (9.09%) API Development
5 2 (9.09%) BDD
5 2 (9.09%) TDD
5 2 (9.09%) Web Development
6 1 (4.55%) Incident Management
6 1 (4.55%) Logistics
6 1 (4.55%) Scrum
6 1 (4.55%) Supply Chain Management
6 1 (4.55%) Telematics
Programming Languages
1 14 (63.64%) C#
2 12 (54.55%) C
3 9 (40.91%) Java
4 7 (31.82%) Python
5 6 (27.27%) JavaScript
6 4 (18.18%) SQL
7 3 (13.64%) Apple Swift
7 3 (13.64%) Objective-C
7 3 (13.64%) Perl
7 3 (13.64%) PL/SQL
8 2 (9.09%) C++
9 1 (4.55%) Embedded C
9 1 (4.55%) PHP
9 1 (4.55%) Scala
9 1 (4.55%) TypeScript
9 1 (4.55%) VB
9 1 (4.55%) VB6
Qualifications
1 9 (40.91%) Degree
2 3 (13.64%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (13.64%) QA
System Software
1 9 (40.91%) Firmware
2 1 (4.55%) Docker
Systems Management
1 1 (4.55%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 5 (22.73%) Xamarin
2 4 (18.18%) Oracle
3 3 (13.64%) Xilinx
4 2 (9.09%) Microsoft
5 1 (4.55%) Apigee
5 1 (4.55%) Cloudera
5 1 (4.55%) DevExpress
5 1 (4.55%) IBM
5 1 (4.55%) MuleSoft
5 1 (4.55%) Telerik
5 1 (4.55%) WSO2
5 1 (4.55%) Zend