Period
to 19 December 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Leicestershire 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 December 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Software Engineering
East Midlands > Leicestershire
6 months to
19 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 13 60 46
Rank change year-on-year +47 -14 0
Permanent jobs citing Software Engineering 157 32 79
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Leicestershire 16.47% 3.32% 5.52%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 17.50% 3.65% 6.07%
Number of salaries quoted 81 25 73
Leicestershire median annual salary £40,000 £37,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.67% -11.76% -10.53%
10th Percentile £28,750 £28,750 £26,500
90th Percentile £55,000 £45,250 £55,000
East Midlands median annual salary £45,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +12.50% - +6.67%

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 Leicestershire with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Leicestershire
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 897 876 1,302
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Leicestershire 94.12% 90.97% 91.05%
Number of salaries quoted 663 763 1,149
Leicestershire median annual salary £42,500 £37,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +13.33% -11.76% +6.25%
10th Percentile £27,000 £25,000 £26,250
90th Percentile £60,000 £56,250 £57,500
East Midlands median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year +6.25% -5.88% +6.25%

Software Engineering
Job Vacancy Trend in Leicestershire

Job postings citing Software Engineering as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Leicestershire.

Job vacancy trend for Software Engineering in Leicestershire

Software Engineering
Salary Trend in Leicestershire

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

Salary trend for Software Engineering in Leicestershire

Software Engineering
Salary Histogram in Leicestershire

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Software Engineering in Leicestershire over the 6 months to 19 December 2018.

Salary histogram for Software Engineering in Leicestershire

Software Engineering
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 Engineering within the Leicestershire region over the 6 months to 19 December 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 +35 147 £40,000 +6.67% 17
Loughborough +1 4 £42,000 +5.00% 4
Lutterworth - 2 £46,250 - 11
Software Engineering
East Midlands

For the 6 months to 19 December 2018, IT jobs citing Software Engineering also mentioned the following 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 with a requirement for Software Engineering.

1 127 (80.89%) Agile Software Development
2 112 (71.34%) Degree
3 100 (63.69%) C#
4 93 (59.24%) Time Management
5 90 (57.32%) Manufacturing
6 89 (56.69%) Java
7 87 (55.41%) C
8 85 (54.14%) C++
9 82 (52.23%) Spring
10 77 (49.04%) Microsoft
11 75 (47.77%) Firmware
12 74 (47.13%) Linux
13 72 (45.86%) Maven
14 69 (43.95%) Embedded Systems
15 66 (42.04%) Device Driver
16 65 (41.40%) Unit Testing
17 64 (40.76%) Visual Studio
17 64 (40.76%) GitHub
18 61 (38.85%) Apple iOS
18 61 (38.85%) Technical Leadership
19 59 (37.58%) Robot Framework
19 59 (37.58%) Android
20 55 (35.03%) Cybersecurity
20 55 (35.03%) Scrum
21 53 (33.76%) TCP/IP
21 53 (33.76%) Modbus
21 53 (33.76%) CAN bus
21 53 (33.76%) RS-485
21 53 (33.76%) FreeRTOS
22 51 (32.48%) HTML

Software Engineering
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 44 (28.03%) Apache
2 8 (5.10%) Confluence
3 4 (2.55%) CMS
4 1 (0.64%) Adobe Experience Manager
4 1 (0.64%) Alfresco
4 1 (0.64%) Liferay
Business Applications
1 2 (1.27%) SAP Hybris
Cloud Services
1 64 (40.76%) GitHub
2 9 (5.73%) Microsoft Azure
3 4 (2.55%) IaaS
3 4 (2.55%) PaaS
3 4 (2.55%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 53 (33.76%) Modbus
1 53 (33.76%) RS-485
1 53 (33.76%) TCP/IP
2 4 (2.55%) Internet
3 1 (0.64%) Bluetooth
3 1 (0.64%) Firewall
3 1 (0.64%) LAN
3 1 (0.64%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (14.01%) PostgreSQL
2 19 (12.10%) SQL Server
3 9 (5.73%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 4 (2.55%) NoSQL
5 3 (1.91%) MySQL
6 2 (1.27%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 72 (45.86%) Maven
2 64 (40.76%) Visual Studio
3 59 (37.58%) Robot Framework
4 44 (28.03%) Jenkins
5 32 (20.38%) Subversion
6 11 (7.01%) CppUnit
7 9 (5.73%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 8 (5.10%) Bitbucket
8 8 (5.10%) EasyMock
8 8 (5.10%) JIRA
8 8 (5.10%) JUnit
8 8 (5.10%) Team Foundation Server
9 3 (1.91%) Git (software)
9 3 (1.91%) Selenium
10 2 (1.27%) Calabash
10 2 (1.27%) Capybara
10 2 (1.27%) Cucumber
10 2 (1.27%) Protractor
10 2 (1.27%) Visual Studio Team System
10 2 (1.27%) Xcode
General
1 90 (57.32%) Manufacturing
2 43 (27.39%) Marketing
3 37 (23.57%) Automotive
4 9 (5.73%) Retail
5 5 (3.18%) Finance
6 2 (1.27%) Electronics
7 1 (0.64%) Aerospace
7 1 (0.64%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 119 (75.80%) Software Engineer
2 49 (31.21%) Lead Software Engineer
3 42 (26.75%) Embedded Engineer
3 42 (26.75%) Embedded Software Engineer
4 22 (14.01%) Applications Engineer
4 22 (14.01%) Developer
4 22 (14.01%) Web Applications Engineer
4 22 (14.01%) Web Engineer
5 17 (10.83%) Senior Software Engineer
6 16 (10.19%) Lead Embedded Software Engineer
7 13 (8.28%) Java Developer
7 13 (8.28%) Software Developer
8 12 (7.64%) Software Test Engineer
8 12 (7.64%) Test Engineer
9 11 (7.01%) UI Engineer
9 11 (7.01%) UX Engineer
10 8 (5.10%) Agile Developer
10 8 (5.10%) Agile Java Developer
10 8 (5.10%) DevOps Developer
10 8 (5.10%) Java Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 82 (52.23%) Spring
2 51 (32.48%) HTML
3 40 (25.48%) HTML5
3 40 (25.48%) RESTful
4 37 (23.57%) CSS
5 34 (21.66%) JSON
6 22 (14.01%) .NET
6 22 (14.01%) COM
6 22 (14.01%) Node.js
7 15 (9.55%) ASP.NET
8 14 (8.92%) Ajax
8 14 (8.92%) jQuery
9 13 (8.28%) ASP.NET MVC
10 12 (7.64%) .NET Framework
11 11 (7.01%) ASP.NET Web API
11 11 (7.01%) WCF
12 10 (6.37%) Web Services
13 9 (5.73%) ASP.NET Core
13 9 (5.73%) Entity Framework
13 9 (5.73%) Sass
Miscellaneous
1 69 (43.95%) Embedded Systems
2 66 (42.04%) Device Driver
3 53 (33.76%) CAN bus
4 18 (11.46%) User Experience
5 10 (6.37%) Mobile App
6 8 (5.10%) Wiki
7 4 (2.55%) Greenfield Project
8 3 (1.91%) LIMS
Operating Systems
1 74 (47.13%) Linux
2 61 (38.85%) Apple iOS
3 59 (37.58%) Android
4 53 (33.76%) FreeRTOS
5 23 (14.65%) Windows
6 9 (5.73%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 8 (5.10%) CentOS
8 4 (2.55%) Unix
9 1 (0.64%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 127 (80.89%) Agile Software Development
2 93 (59.24%) Time Management
3 65 (41.40%) Unit Testing
4 61 (38.85%) Technical Leadership
5 55 (35.03%) Cybersecurity
5 55 (35.03%) Scrum
6 48 (30.57%) OO
7 46 (29.30%) Continuous Integration
8 40 (25.48%) MVC
9 34 (21.66%) TDD
10 32 (20.38%) UML
11 30 (19.11%) Web Development
12 25 (15.92%) Test Automation
13 14 (8.92%) Open Source
14 13 (8.28%) DevOps
14 13 (8.28%) Microservices
15 12 (7.64%) Software Testing
16 11 (7.01%) Problem-Solving
17 10 (6.37%) SOA
18 9 (5.73%) Mobile Application Development
Programming Languages
1 100 (63.69%) C#
2 89 (56.69%) Java
3 87 (55.41%) C
4 85 (54.14%) C++
5 41 (26.11%) JavaScript
6 20 (12.74%) SQL
7 15 (9.55%) T-SQL
8 12 (7.64%) Embedded C
8 12 (7.64%) Python
9 4 (2.55%) Java 8
10 2 (1.27%) Objective-C
10 2 (1.27%) PHP
10 2 (1.27%) VB
10 2 (1.27%) VB6
11 1 (0.64%) Go
Qualifications
1 112 (71.34%) Degree
2 8 (5.10%) BPSS Clearance
3 4 (2.55%) TOGAF Certification
4 2 (1.27%) Computer Science Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (0.64%) QA
System Software
1 75 (47.77%) Firmware
2 1 (0.64%) Docker
2 1 (0.64%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (0.64%) TeamSite
Vendors
1 77 (49.04%) Microsoft
2 9 (5.73%) Red Hat
3 6 (3.82%) SAP
4 4 (2.55%) Oracle
5 2 (1.27%) hybris
6 1 (0.64%) Adobe
6 1 (0.64%) HP
6 1 (0.64%) NetApp
6 1 (0.64%) OpenText
6 1 (0.64%) VMware