The table below looks at the statistics for the Developer role in IT jobs advertised for the Leicester region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Developer in their job title over the 3 months to 1 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
1 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Developer
Rank 1 2 1
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -1
Permanent jobs requiring a Developer 158 213 169
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leicester 39.60% 52.46% 43.78%
As % of the Job Titles category 40.72% 54.20% 45.07%
Number of salaries quoted 149 203 125
Average salary £37,000 £35,000 £37,300
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.71% -6.16%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,300 £27,500 £27,700
10% offered a salary of more than £46,000 £41,000 £42,500
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £36,500 £36,000
% change year-on-year
+2.73% +1.38%
Developer
Leicestershire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the Leicester region. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of permanent jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
Leicester
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
388 393 375
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leicester 97.24% 96.80% 97.15%
Number of salaries quoted 339 359 298
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £27,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £45,000 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

Developer
Jobs Demand Trend in Leicester

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Developer in the job title across the Leicester region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Developer Jobs Demand Trend in Leicester

Developer
Salary Trend in Leicester

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Developer across the Leicester region.

Developer Salary Trend in Leicester

Developer
Salary Histogram in Leicester

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Developer across the Leicester region over the 3 months to 1 October 2014.

Developer Salary Histogram in Leicester

Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leicester

For the 6 months to 1 October 2014, IT jobs across the Leicester region that cited Developer in their job title mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled with Developer in their job title.

1 292 (70.02%) .NET
2 255 (61.15%) C#
3 217 (52.04%) SQL Server
4 194 (46.52%) CSS
5 190 (45.56%) SQL
6 189 (45.32%) HTML
7 188 (45.08%) JavaScript
8 168 (40.29%) ASP.NET
9 165 (39.57%) jQuery
10 124 (29.74%) MVC
11 114 (27.34%) XML
12 112 (26.86%) Agile Software Development
13 89 (21.34%) Ajax
14 86 (20.62%) Microsoft
15 84 (20.14%) HTML5
16 82 (19.66%) Java
17 81 (19.42%) ASP.NET MVC
18 78 (18.71%) T-SQL
19 76 (18.23%) CSS3
20 72 (17.27%) .NET Framework
20 72 (17.27%) TDD
21 70 (16.79%) XHTML
22 69 (16.55%) VB.NET
23 61 (14.63%) Web Services
23 61 (14.63%) Web Development
24 58 (13.91%) XSLT
25 56 (13.43%) SOAP
26 53 (12.71%) Windows
27 50 (11.99%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
28 47 (11.27%) PHP

Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Leicester by Category

For the 6 months to 1 October 2014, IT jobs across the Leicester region that cited Developer in their job title mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled with Developer in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 43 (10.31%) SharePoint
2 21 (5.04%) Node.js
3 20 (4.80%) SharePoint 2013
4 18 (4.32%) Tomcat
5 16 (3.84%) CMS
6 14 (3.36%) WordPress
7 7 (1.68%) Jetty
7 7 (1.68%) WebSphere
8 6 (1.44%) Joomla!
8 6 (1.44%) IIS
9 5 (1.20%) Apache
9 5 (1.20%) Drupal
10 4 (0.96%) DNN
10 4 (0.96%) Apache Solr
10 4 (0.96%) SharePoint 2010
10 4 (0.96%) Oracle Workflow
11 3 (0.72%) CICS
12 1 (0.24%) OpenEdge
12 1 (0.24%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 29 (6.95%) MS Excel
2 6 (1.44%) Photoshop
3 4 (0.96%) Adobe Creative Suite
3 4 (0.96%) Adobe Illustrator
4 3 (0.72%) MS Office
5 1 (0.24%) GIMP
Business Applications
1 18 (4.32%) Dynamics CRM
2 9 (2.16%) Oracle EBS R12
3 7 (1.68%) Visualfiles
4 6 (1.44%) Magento
5 4 (0.96%) SAP SRM
Cloud Services
1 4 (0.96%) GitHub
2 2 (0.48%) Trello
2 2 (0.48%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (0.24%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 37 (8.87%) Internet
2 25 (6.00%) LDAP
3 17 (4.08%) HTTP
4 2 (0.48%) Unified Communications
4 2 (0.48%) LAN
4 2 (0.48%) VoIP
4 2 (0.48%) WAN
5 1 (0.24%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 217 (52.04%) SQL Server
2 46 (11.03%) MySQL
3 43 (10.31%) SQL Server 2012
4 34 (8.15%) SQL Server 2008
5 28 (6.71%) Data Warehouse
6 27 (6.47%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 25 (6.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 22 (5.28%) Relational Database
9 20 (4.80%) RDBMS
10 19 (4.56%) SQL Server 2005
10 19 (4.56%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 15 (3.60%) Microsoft Analysis Services
12 12 (2.88%) NoSQL
13 9 (2.16%) Oracle BI EE
14 5 (1.20%) Essbase
14 5 (1.20%) Oracle OWB
14 5 (1.20%) Oracle Database
14 5 (1.20%) Oracle ODI
15 4 (0.96%) Oracle Database 11g
15 4 (0.96%) PowerCenter
Development Applications
1 40 (9.59%) Visual Studio
2 23 (5.52%) Eclipse
3 19 (4.56%) Git (software)
4 15 (3.60%) Team Foundation Server
5 14 (3.36%) Subversion
6 11 (2.64%) NUnit
7 8 (1.92%) MSTest
8 7 (1.68%) Selenium
9 5 (1.20%) CruiseControl
9 5 (1.20%) Rhino Mocks
9 5 (1.20%) Moq
10 4 (0.96%) SoapUI
10 4 (0.96%) Hudson
10 4 (0.96%) Maven
10 4 (0.96%) Ant
11 3 (0.72%) Mercurial
11 3 (0.72%) WebDriver
12 2 (0.48%) Jenkins
12 2 (0.48%) JIRA
12 2 (0.48%) Microsoft Blend
General
1 35 (8.39%) Finance
2 30 (7.19%) Marketing
3 25 (6.00%) Retail
4 7 (1.68%) Law
4 7 (1.68%) Legal
5 6 (1.44%) Advertising
5 6 (1.44%) Back Office
6 5 (1.20%) Games
7 4 (0.96%) Manufacturing
7 4 (0.96%) Music Industry
8 3 (0.72%) Aerospace
9 2 (0.48%) Billing
10 1 (0.24%) Multimedia
10 1 (0.24%) Automotive
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 292 (70.02%) .NET
2 194 (46.52%) CSS
3 189 (45.32%) HTML
4 168 (40.29%) ASP.NET
5 165 (39.57%) jQuery
6 114 (27.34%) XML
7 89 (21.34%) Ajax
8 84 (20.14%) HTML5
9 81 (19.42%) ASP.NET MVC
10 76 (18.23%) CSS3
11 72 (17.27%) .NET Framework
12 70 (16.79%) XHTML
13 61 (14.63%) Web Services
14 58 (13.91%) XSLT
15 56 (13.43%) SOAP
16 50 (11.99%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
17 46 (11.03%) RESTful
18 40 (9.59%) LINQ
19 37 (8.87%) REST
20 35 (8.39%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 37 (8.87%) Computer Science
2 36 (8.63%) Analytical Skills
3 31 (7.43%) Mathematics
4 25 (6.00%) PKI
4 25 (6.00%) Smartcard
4 25 (6.00%) Blackberry
5 23 (5.52%) User Experience
5 23 (5.52%) Mobile App
6 6 (1.44%) Enterprise Software
6 6 (1.44%) iPhone
6 6 (1.44%) Tandem
7 5 (1.20%) Open Source
7 5 (1.20%) Inversion of Control
8 4 (0.96%) Clustering
8 4 (0.96%) E-Learning
8 4 (0.96%) Replication
9 3 (0.72%) Mainframe
9 3 (0.72%) W3C
9 3 (0.72%) VSAM
9 3 (0.72%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 53 (12.71%) Windows
2 43 (10.31%) Android
3 37 (8.87%) Apple iOS
4 25 (6.00%) BlackBerry OS
5 9 (2.16%) Linux
6 1 (0.24%) UNIX
6 1 (0.24%) Mac OS
6 1 (0.24%) Windows 8
6 1 (0.24%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 124 (29.74%) MVC
2 112 (26.86%) Agile Software Development
3 72 (17.27%) TDD
4 61 (14.63%) Web Development
5 46 (11.03%) Software Engineering
6 41 (9.83%) E-Commerce
7 29 (6.95%) Business Intelligence
8 28 (6.71%) Scrum
9 27 (6.47%) CRM
10 25 (6.00%) Cyber Security
11 23 (5.52%) Mentoring
11 23 (5.52%) Web Application Development
12 21 (5.04%) OO
13 20 (4.80%) OWASP
13 20 (4.80%) Web Accessibility
14 19 (4.56%) Performance Tuning
15 18 (4.32%) Continuous Integration
16 17 (4.08%) BDD
17 16 (3.84%) Dependency Injection
17 16 (3.84%) Continuous Improvement
Programming Languages
1 255 (61.15%) C#
2 190 (45.56%) SQL
3 188 (45.08%) JavaScript
4 82 (19.66%) Java
5 78 (18.71%) T-SQL
6 69 (16.55%) VB.NET
7 47 (11.27%) PHP
8 30 (7.19%) C++
9 24 (5.76%) VB
10 12 (2.88%) Ruby
11 10 (2.40%) Delphi
12 8 (1.92%) Perl
13 7 (1.68%) VB6
13 7 (1.68%) Bash Shell
14 6 (1.44%) VBScript
15 5 (1.20%) VBA
15 5 (1.20%) C
15 5 (1.20%) Objective-C
16 4 (0.96%) PHP5
16 4 (0.96%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 24 (5.76%) Degree
2 6 (1.44%) Security Cleared
3 5 (1.20%) SC Cleared
4 4 (0.96%) Microsoft Certification
5 2 (0.48%) Cisco Certification
5 2 (0.48%) CCNA
5 2 (0.48%) MCSD
6 1 (0.24%) MCITP
6 1 (0.24%) MySQL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (2.16%) QA
2 7 (1.68%) SLA
3 2 (0.48%) COBIT
3 2 (0.48%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 2 (0.48%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 1 (0.24%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 3 (0.72%) CA Endevor
Vendors
1 86 (20.62%) Microsoft
2 46 (11.03%) Oracle
3 12 (2.88%) JBoss
4 9 (2.16%) Informatica
5 8 (1.92%) Google
6 7 (1.68%) Adobe
6 7 (1.68%) Zend
6 7 (1.68%) LexisNexis
7 6 (1.44%) Twitter
8 5 (1.20%) SAP
8 5 (1.20%) Siebel
8 5 (1.20%) Salesforce.com
8 5 (1.20%) NetSuite
9 4 (0.96%) Demandware
9 4 (0.96%) hybris
9 4 (0.96%) ATG
9 4 (0.96%) Intershop
10 3 (0.72%) IBM
10 3 (0.72%) Telerik
11 1 (0.24%) Apple
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