Period
to 20 November 2017

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 20 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Software Engineering
East Midlands > Leicestershire
6 months to
20 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 53 51 54
Rank change year-on-year -2 +3 -29
Permanent jobs citing Software Engineering 32 68 60
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Leicestershire 3.47% 4.69% 4.45%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.92% 5.26% 4.98%
Number of salaries quoted 26 62 58
Leicestershire median annual salary £40,000 £42,500 £39,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.88% +8.97% -2.50%
10th Percentile £29,125 £28,875 £18,000
90th Percentile £46,500 £55,000 £54,425
East Midlands median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year - +6.67% -6.25%

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 817 1292 1206
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Leicestershire 88.71% 89.04% 89.47%
Number of salaries quoted 715 1126 975
Leicestershire median annual salary £39,000 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -8.24% +6.25% -
10th Percentile £25,000 £26,750 £21,780
90th Percentile £56,250 £57,500 £57,500
East Midlands median annual salary £40,000 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year -3.61% +3.75% -

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 20 November 2017.

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 20 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 +19 24 £40,000 -5.33%
Loughborough +4 3 £40,000 -5.88%
Coalville +3 1 £35,000 -17.65%
Software Engineering
East Midlands

For the 6 months to 20 November 2017, IT jobs citing Software Engineering also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Leicestershire region with a requirement for Software Engineering.

1 15 (46.88%) Agile Software Development
2 14 (43.75%) C
2 14 (43.75%) C#
2 14 (43.75%) Mobile App
3 13 (40.63%) Java
4 12 (37.50%) JavaScript
5 11 (34.38%) Degree
5 11 (34.38%) Android
6 9 (28.13%) .NET
6 9 (28.13%) Firmware
7 8 (25.00%) HTML
7 8 (25.00%) OOP
7 8 (25.00%) Apple iOS
8 7 (21.88%) Node.js
8 7 (21.88%) HTML5
8 7 (21.88%) Windows
8 7 (21.88%) Linux
8 7 (21.88%) CSS
8 7 (21.88%) Python
8 7 (21.88%) SQL
9 6 (18.75%) Bluetooth
9 6 (18.75%) Scrum
9 6 (18.75%) Wi-Fi
9 6 (18.75%) Git (software)
9 6 (18.75%) JSON
9 6 (18.75%) TDD
9 6 (18.75%) BDD
9 6 (18.75%) Android Development
10 5 (15.63%) REST
10 5 (15.63%) CSS3

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 2 (6.25%) Confluence
2 1 (3.13%) Adobe Experience Manager
2 1 (3.13%) Alfresco
2 1 (3.13%) Apache Spark
2 1 (3.13%) CMS
2 1 (3.13%) Liferay
Applications
1 2 (6.25%) HipChat
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.13%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (3.13%) Amazon EC2
1 1 (3.13%) Amazon S3
1 1 (3.13%) Amazon SQS
1 1 (3.13%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
1 1 (3.13%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 6 (18.75%) Bluetooth
1 6 (18.75%) Wi-Fi
2 4 (12.50%) Wireless
3 1 (3.13%) GSM
3 1 (3.13%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (15.63%) SQL Server
2 4 (12.50%) MySQL
3 2 (6.25%) Big Data
3 2 (6.25%) Relational Database
4 1 (3.13%) Amazon RDS
4 1 (3.13%) Apache Hive
4 1 (3.13%) GIS
4 1 (3.13%) Hadoop
4 1 (3.13%) NoSQL
4 1 (3.13%) Oracle Database
4 1 (3.13%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 6 (18.75%) Git (software)
2 5 (15.63%) JIRA
3 4 (12.50%) Jenkins
3 4 (12.50%) Visual Studio
4 3 (9.38%) Calabash
4 3 (9.38%) Cucumber
4 3 (9.38%) LabVIEW
4 3 (9.38%) Maven
4 3 (9.38%) Subversion
5 2 (6.25%) GitLab
5 2 (6.25%) QUnit
5 2 (6.25%) Selenium
5 2 (6.25%) Sonatype Nexus
6 1 (3.13%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 1 (3.13%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
6 1 (3.13%) Team Foundation Server
6 1 (3.13%) Travis CI
General
1 5 (15.63%) Telecoms
2 3 (9.38%) Finance
3 2 (6.25%) Retail
4 1 (3.13%) Electronics
4 1 (3.13%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 21 (65.63%) Software Engineer
2 15 (46.88%) Developer
3 8 (25.00%) Java Developer
4 7 (21.88%) Developer/Software Engineer
5 6 (18.75%) Android Developer
5 6 (18.75%) C Software Engineer
5 6 (18.75%) Embedded Engineer
5 6 (18.75%) Embedded Software Engineer
5 6 (18.75%) Java Android Developer
6 4 (12.50%) Java Engineer
6 4 (12.50%) Java Software Engineer
6 4 (12.50%) Software Developer
7 3 (9.38%) Android Engineer
7 3 (9.38%) Android Software Engineer
7 3 (9.38%) Java Software Developer
7 3 (9.38%) JavaScript Developer
8 2 (6.25%) Applications Support Engineer
8 2 (6.25%) Embedded C Engineer
8 2 (6.25%) Linux Engineer
8 2 (6.25%) Software Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (28.13%) .NET
2 8 (25.00%) HTML
3 7 (21.88%) CSS
3 7 (21.88%) HTML5
3 7 (21.88%) Node.js
4 6 (18.75%) JSON
5 5 (15.63%) ASP.NET
5 5 (15.63%) CSS3
5 5 (15.63%) REST
5 5 (15.63%) Web Services
6 4 (12.50%) ASP.NET MVC
7 3 (9.38%) Android SDK
7 3 (9.38%) AngularJS
7 3 (9.38%) React
7 3 (9.38%) RESTful
7 3 (9.38%) SOAP
8 2 (6.25%) Java EE
8 2 (6.25%) jQuery
8 2 (6.25%) OAuth
8 2 (6.25%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 14 (43.75%) Mobile App
2 5 (15.63%) Embedded Systems
3 4 (12.50%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (12.50%) Computer Science
4 3 (9.38%) Device Driver
4 3 (9.38%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
4 3 (9.38%) User Experience
5 1 (3.13%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 11 (34.38%) Android
2 8 (25.00%) Apple iOS
3 7 (21.88%) Linux
3 7 (21.88%) Windows
4 2 (6.25%) Embedded Linux
4 2 (6.25%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (46.88%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (25.00%) OOP
3 6 (18.75%) Android Development
3 6 (18.75%) BDD
3 6 (18.75%) Scrum
3 6 (18.75%) TDD
4 4 (12.50%) MVC
5 3 (9.38%) API Development
5 3 (9.38%) Continuous Integration
5 3 (9.38%) Logistics
5 3 (9.38%) Memory Management
5 3 (9.38%) Mobile Application Development
5 3 (9.38%) Mobile Development
5 3 (9.38%) OO
5 3 (9.38%) OOD
5 3 (9.38%) SOA
6 2 (6.25%) High Availability
6 2 (6.25%) Microservices
6 2 (6.25%) People Management
6 2 (6.25%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 14 (43.75%) C
1 14 (43.75%) C#
2 13 (40.63%) Java
3 12 (37.50%) JavaScript
4 7 (21.88%) Python
4 7 (21.88%) SQL
5 3 (9.38%) Apple Swift
5 3 (9.38%) Objective-C
5 3 (9.38%) Perl
6 2 (6.25%) C++
6 2 (6.25%) PHP
6 2 (6.25%) PL/SQL
7 1 (3.13%) Embedded C
7 1 (3.13%) Scala
7 1 (3.13%) TypeScript
7 1 (3.13%) VB
7 1 (3.13%) VB6
Qualifications
1 11 (34.38%) Degree
2 2 (6.25%) HND
3 1 (3.13%) Computer Science Degree
3 1 (3.13%) ISEB
3 1 (3.13%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 1 (3.13%) SC Cleared
3 1 (3.13%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (15.63%) QA
2 2 (6.25%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 9 (28.13%) Firmware
2 2 (6.25%) Docker
Systems Management
1 1 (3.13%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
1 1 (3.13%) TeamSite
Vendors
1 5 (15.63%) Oracle
1 5 (15.63%) Xamarin
2 3 (9.38%) Xilinx
3 2 (6.25%) Apigee
3 2 (6.25%) IBM
3 2 (6.25%) Microsoft
3 2 (6.25%) MuleSoft
3 2 (6.25%) WSO2
4 1 (3.13%) Adobe
4 1 (3.13%) Cloudera
4 1 (3.13%) DevExpress
4 1 (3.13%) HP
4 1 (3.13%) OpenText
4 1 (3.13%) Telerik
4 1 (3.13%) Zend