Period
to 14 August 2018

The median annual salary for a Software Engineer was £37,500 in advertised job vacancies in Leicestershire during the 6 months to 14 August 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
14 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 51 61 99
Rank change year-on-year +10 +38 -6
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Engineer 49 36 15
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Leicestershire 5.05% 3.37% 1.06%
As % of the Job Titles category 5.19% 3.47% 1.07%
Number of salaries quoted 45 33 11
Leicestershire median annual salary £37,500 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -11.76% +6.25% -
10th Percentile £28,750 £30,000 £31,250
90th Percentile £49,500 £47,500 £46,250
East Midlands median annual salary £40,000 £35,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year +14.29% - -12.50%

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 945 1,038 1,400
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 97.32% 97.28% 98.59%
Number of salaries quoted 852 837 1,156
Leicestershire median annual salary £40,000 £39,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.56% -2.50% -
10th Percentile £26,250 £22,500 £23,625
90th Percentile £58,750 £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 14 August 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 14 August 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 +4 38 £37,500 -15.73% 7
Software Engineer
East Midlands

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

For the 6 months to 14 August 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 49 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 28 (57.14%) C
2 28 (57.14%) C++
3 27 (55.10%) Degree
4 24 (48.98%) Unit Testing
5 23 (46.94%) Manufacturing
6 22 (44.90%) Device Driver
6 22 (44.90%) Agile Software Development
6 22 (44.90%) Subversion
6 22 (44.90%) C#
6 22 (44.90%) Embedded Systems
6 22 (44.90%) GitHub
7 19 (38.78%) SQL Server
8 18 (36.73%) .NET
9 17 (34.69%) Microsoft
9 17 (34.69%) MVC
10 16 (32.65%) CSS
10 16 (32.65%) HTML
11 15 (30.61%) SQL
11 15 (30.61%) ASP.NET
11 15 (30.61%) Automotive
11 15 (30.61%) ASP.NET MVC
11 15 (30.61%) jQuery
12 14 (28.57%) Ajax
12 14 (28.57%) T-SQL
13 13 (26.53%) Microsoft Azure
14 12 (24.49%) Time Management
14 12 (24.49%) Mobile App
14 12 (24.49%) Microservices
15 11 (22.45%) Scrum

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 (2.04%) IIS
Cloud Services
1 22 (44.90%) GitHub
2 13 (26.53%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (2.04%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.04%) Bluetooth
1 1 (2.04%) MQTT
1 1 (2.04%) TCP/IP
1 1 (2.04%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (38.78%) SQL Server
2 10 (20.41%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (2.04%) GIS
3 1 (2.04%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 22 (44.90%) Subversion
2 5 (10.20%) Visual Studio
2 5 (10.20%) WiX
3 4 (8.16%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (2.04%) JUnit
General
1 23 (46.94%) Manufacturing
2 15 (30.61%) Automotive
3 5 (10.20%) Law
4 4 (8.16%) Marketing
5 2 (4.08%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (36.73%) .NET
2 16 (32.65%) CSS
2 16 (32.65%) HTML
3 15 (30.61%) ASP.NET
3 15 (30.61%) ASP.NET MVC
3 15 (30.61%) jQuery
4 14 (28.57%) Ajax
5 11 (22.45%) .NET Framework
6 10 (20.41%) ASP.NET Core
6 10 (20.41%) ASP.NET Web API
6 10 (20.41%) Entity Framework
6 10 (20.41%) Sass
6 10 (20.41%) WCF
6 10 (20.41%) Web Services
7 5 (10.20%) MFC
7 5 (10.20%) WPF
8 4 (8.16%) AngularJS
8 4 (8.16%) HTML5
8 4 (8.16%) KnockoutJS
8 4 (8.16%) Razor View Engine
Miscellaneous
1 22 (44.90%) Device Driver
1 22 (44.90%) Embedded Systems
2 12 (24.49%) Mobile App
3 5 (10.20%) 3D Graphics
3 5 (10.20%) Computer Science
4 4 (8.16%) LIMS
5 3 (6.12%) Greenfield Project
6 1 (2.04%) Driving Licence
6 1 (2.04%) e-Learning
6 1 (2.04%) Enterprise Software
6 1 (2.04%) N-Tier
6 1 (2.04%) Self-Motivation
6 1 (2.04%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 5 (10.20%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 49 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 24 (48.98%) Unit Testing
3 22 (44.90%) Agile Software Development
4 17 (34.69%) MVC
5 12 (24.49%) Microservices
5 12 (24.49%) Time Management
6 11 (22.45%) Scrum
7 10 (20.41%) Mobile Application Development
7 10 (20.41%) Performance Tuning
7 10 (20.41%) SOA
7 10 (20.41%) Test Automation
8 8 (16.33%) OO
9 6 (12.24%) OOP
10 5 (10.20%) Mathematics
10 5 (10.20%) OOD
10 5 (10.20%) Physics
10 5 (10.20%) Software Architecture
11 4 (8.16%) Information Management
11 4 (8.16%) Migration
11 4 (8.16%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 28 (57.14%) C
1 28 (57.14%) C++
2 22 (44.90%) C#
3 15 (30.61%) SQL
4 14 (28.57%) T-SQL
5 6 (12.24%) JavaScript
6 5 (10.20%) XAML
7 3 (6.12%) Java
8 1 (2.04%) PHP
Qualifications
1 27 (55.10%) Degree
2 5 (10.20%) Master's Degree
3 2 (4.08%) Security Cleared
4 1 (2.04%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.04%) QA
System Software
1 1 (2.04%) Firmware
Vendors
1 17 (34.69%) Microsoft
2 2 (4.08%) TOWER Software
3 1 (2.04%) DevExpress
3 1 (2.04%) IBM
3 1 (2.04%) Telerik