Period
to 21 June 2018

The median annual salary for a Software Engineer was £32,500 in advertised job vacancies in Leicestershire during the 6 months to 21 June 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
21 Jun 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 66 71 101
Rank change year-on-year +5 +30 -21
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Engineer 29 34 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Leicestershire 2.98% 2.76% 0.66%
As % of the Job Titles category 3.05% 2.84% 0.66%
Number of salaries quoted 26 30 9
Leicestershire median annual salary £32,500 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -23.53% +6.25% -4.19%
10th Percentile £28,750 £27,500 £31,250
90th Percentile £48,125 £47,500 £44,250
East Midlands median annual salary £42,000 £40,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year +5.00% +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 952 1,199 1,355
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 97.94% 97.32% 98.69%
Number of salaries quoted 873 958 1,127
Leicestershire median annual salary £40,000 £38,125 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.92% -4.69% -
10th Percentile £25,000 £22,500 £23,900
90th Percentile £57,500 £54,500 £57,500
East Midlands median annual salary £42,375 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +5.94% - -

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 21 June 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 21 June 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 -7 22 £37,500 -15.73% 6
Software Engineer
East Midlands

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

For the 6 months to 21 June 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 29 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 15 (51.72%) Agile Software Development
2 15 (51.72%) C
2 15 (51.72%) C#
2 15 (51.72%) C++
2 15 (51.72%) Unit Testing
3 14 (48.28%) Degree
4 12 (41.38%) SQL Server
4 12 (41.38%) Manufacturing
5 11 (37.93%) MVC
5 11 (37.93%) Automotive
5 11 (37.93%) .NET
6 9 (31.03%) Subversion
6 9 (31.03%) Device Driver
6 9 (31.03%) HTML
6 9 (31.03%) ASP.NET
6 9 (31.03%) CSS
6 9 (31.03%) Microsoft
6 9 (31.03%) Microsoft Azure
6 9 (31.03%) ASP.NET MVC
6 9 (31.03%) Embedded Systems
6 9 (31.03%) GitHub
6 9 (31.03%) Mobile App
7 8 (27.59%) Microservices
7 8 (27.59%) jQuery
7 8 (27.59%) OO
7 8 (27.59%) SQL
7 8 (27.59%) Scrum
8 7 (24.14%) T-SQL
8 7 (24.14%) OOP

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 (3.45%) IIS
Cloud Services
1 9 (31.03%) GitHub
1 9 (31.03%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (3.45%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.45%) Bluetooth
1 1 (3.45%) MQTT
1 1 (3.45%) TCP/IP
1 1 (3.45%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (41.38%) SQL Server
2 6 (20.69%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (3.45%) GIS
3 1 (3.45%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 9 (31.03%) Subversion
2 5 (17.24%) Visual Studio
2 5 (17.24%) WiX
3 1 (3.45%) JUnit
3 1 (3.45%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 12 (41.38%) Manufacturing
2 11 (37.93%) Automotive
3 5 (17.24%) Law
4 2 (6.90%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (37.93%) .NET
2 9 (31.03%) ASP.NET
2 9 (31.03%) ASP.NET MVC
2 9 (31.03%) CSS
2 9 (31.03%) HTML
3 8 (27.59%) jQuery
4 7 (24.14%) .NET Framework
4 7 (24.14%) Ajax
5 6 (20.69%) ASP.NET Core
5 6 (20.69%) ASP.NET Web API
5 6 (20.69%) Entity Framework
5 6 (20.69%) Sass
5 6 (20.69%) WCF
5 6 (20.69%) Web Services
6 5 (17.24%) MFC
6 5 (17.24%) WPF
7 2 (6.90%) .NET Core
7 2 (6.90%) XML
7 2 (6.90%) XSD
8 1 (3.45%) DirectX
Miscellaneous
1 9 (31.03%) Device Driver
1 9 (31.03%) Embedded Systems
1 9 (31.03%) Mobile App
2 5 (17.24%) 3D Graphics
2 5 (17.24%) Computer Science
3 1 (3.45%) Driving Licence
3 1 (3.45%) e-Learning
3 1 (3.45%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (3.45%) LIMS
3 1 (3.45%) N-Tier
3 1 (3.45%) Self-Motivation
3 1 (3.45%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 5 (17.24%) Windows
2 1 (3.45%) Android
2 1 (3.45%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 15 (51.72%) Agile Software Development
2 15 (51.72%) Unit Testing
3 11 (37.93%) MVC
4 8 (27.59%) Microservices
4 8 (27.59%) OO
4 8 (27.59%) Scrum
5 7 (24.14%) Mobile Application Development
5 7 (24.14%) OOP
6 6 (20.69%) OOD
6 6 (20.69%) Performance Tuning
6 6 (20.69%) SOA
6 6 (20.69%) Test Automation
7 5 (17.24%) Mathematics
7 5 (17.24%) Physics
7 5 (17.24%) Software Architecture
8 4 (13.79%) Time Management
9 2 (6.90%) Continuous Integration
10 1 (3.45%) Information Management
10 1 (3.45%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 15 (51.72%) C
1 15 (51.72%) C#
1 15 (51.72%) C++
2 8 (27.59%) SQL
3 7 (24.14%) T-SQL
4 5 (17.24%) XAML
5 4 (13.79%) Java
6 3 (10.34%) JavaScript
7 1 (3.45%) Apple Swift
7 1 (3.45%) Objective-C
7 1 (3.45%) PHP
Qualifications
1 14 (48.28%) Degree
2 5 (17.24%) Master's Degree
3 2 (6.90%) Security Cleared
4 1 (3.45%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.45%) QA
System Software
1 1 (3.45%) Firmware
Vendors
1 9 (31.03%) Microsoft
2 2 (6.90%) TOWER Software
3 1 (3.45%) DevExpress
3 1 (3.45%) IBM
3 1 (3.45%) Telerik