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 27 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Developer
Rank 1 1 3
Rank change year-on-year
0 +2
Permanent jobs requiring a Developer 164 240 149
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leicester 37.44% 41.67% 34.02%
As % of the Job Titles category 38.50% 43.80% 34.81%
Number of salaries quoted 145 225 135
Average salary £39,000 £40,000 £36,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.50% +11.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,500 £30,000 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £46,000 £46,000 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +8.57%
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
426 548 428
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leicester 97.26% 95.14% 97.72%
Number of salaries quoted 366 464 377
Average salary £37,500 £38,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.59% +10.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £27,000 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £50,000 £50,000
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 27 April 2015.

Developer Salary Histogram in Leicester

Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leicester

For the 6 months to 27 April 2015, 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.

1 199 (72.10%) .NET
2 189 (68.48%) C#
3 174 (63.04%) SQL Server
4 160 (57.97%) JavaScript
5 150 (54.35%) CSS
6 148 (53.62%) jQuery
7 145 (52.54%) ASP.NET
8 135 (48.91%) HTML
9 127 (46.01%) SQL
10 106 (38.41%) MVC
11 86 (31.16%) XML
12 75 (27.17%) Web Services
13 73 (26.45%) .NET Framework
14 69 (25.00%) SOAP
14 69 (25.00%) ASP.NET MVC
15 66 (23.91%) Microsoft
16 62 (22.46%) Ajax
17 57 (20.65%) VB.NET
18 54 (19.57%) T-SQL
19 50 (18.12%) SQL Server 2012
20 49 (17.75%) Agile Software Development
21 47 (17.03%) SQL Server 2008
22 46 (16.67%) XSLT
22 46 (16.67%) XHTML
23 45 (16.30%) MySQL
24 44 (15.94%) SQL Server 2005
25 38 (13.77%) CSS3
25 38 (13.77%) TDD
25 38 (13.77%) Windows
26 36 (13.04%) Java

Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Leicester by Category

For the 6 months to 27 April 2015, 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 16 (5.80%) Node.js
2 14 (5.07%) Apache
3 7 (2.54%) SharePoint
4 5 (1.81%) CMS
5 4 (1.45%) SharePoint Server
5 4 (1.45%) WebSphere
6 2 (0.72%) Tomcat
6 2 (0.72%) JBoss
6 2 (0.72%) WordPress
6 2 (0.72%) Sitecore CMS
6 2 (0.72%) Apache Solr
6 2 (0.72%) SharePoint 2010
7 1 (0.36%) BizTalk Server
7 1 (0.36%) Elasticsearch
7 1 (0.36%) IIS
7 1 (0.36%) DNN
Applications
1 23 (8.33%) MS Excel
2 5 (1.81%) Photoshop
3 3 (1.09%) Adobe Illustrator
3 3 (1.09%) InDesign
4 2 (0.72%) Adobe Creative Suite
Business Applications
1 17 (6.16%) Magento
2 6 (2.17%) Cognos Business Intelligence
3 5 (1.81%) Dynamics CRM
4 2 (0.72%) SAP SRM
5 1 (0.36%) Sage 200
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.36%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (0.36%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 18 (6.52%) Internet
2 9 (3.26%) LDAP
3 3 (1.09%) SMTP
3 3 (1.09%) SMPP
3 3 (1.09%) Skype
3 3 (1.09%) Intranet
4 1 (0.36%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 174 (63.04%) SQL Server
2 50 (18.12%) SQL Server 2012
3 47 (17.03%) SQL Server 2008
4 45 (16.30%) MySQL
5 44 (15.94%) SQL Server 2005
6 16 (5.80%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 15 (5.43%) NoSQL
8 12 (4.35%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 11 (3.99%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 8 (2.90%) Data Warehouse
11 6 (2.17%) Cognos Report Studio
11 6 (2.17%) Cognos Framework Manager
11 6 (2.17%) Cognos Transformer
12 3 (1.09%) OLAP
13 2 (0.72%) PostgreSQL
13 2 (0.72%) Microsoft Analysis Services
13 2 (0.72%) Adabas
13 2 (0.72%) OLAP Cube
14 1 (0.36%) OLTP
14 1 (0.36%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 21 (7.61%) Git (software)
2 13 (4.71%) Subversion
3 10 (3.62%) Team Foundation Server
4 9 (3.26%) Eclipse
5 8 (2.90%) JUnit
5 8 (2.90%) Redmine
6 5 (1.81%) Visual Studio
7 3 (1.09%) Microsoft Blend
8 2 (0.72%) Appcelerator Titanium
8 2 (0.72%) ReSharper
8 2 (0.72%) Xcode
8 2 (0.72%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
9 1 (0.36%) Liquibase
9 1 (0.36%) Sublime Text
9 1 (0.36%) PhpStorm
9 1 (0.36%) NUnit
9 1 (0.36%) CruiseControl
9 1 (0.36%) Maven
9 1 (0.36%) Selenium
9 1 (0.36%) PHPUnit
General
1 33 (11.96%) Finance
2 9 (3.26%) Marketing
3 6 (2.17%) Retail
4 2 (0.72%) Back Office
4 2 (0.72%) Manufacturing
5 1 (0.36%) Advertising
5 1 (0.36%) French Language
5 1 (0.36%) German Language
5 1 (0.36%) Italian Language
5 1 (0.36%) Spanish Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 199 (72.10%) .NET
2 150 (54.35%) CSS
3 148 (53.62%) jQuery
4 145 (52.54%) ASP.NET
5 135 (48.91%) HTML
6 86 (31.16%) XML
7 75 (27.17%) Web Services
8 73 (26.45%) .NET Framework
9 69 (25.00%) SOAP
9 69 (25.00%) ASP.NET MVC
10 62 (22.46%) Ajax
11 46 (16.67%) XSLT
11 46 (16.67%) XHTML
12 38 (13.77%) CSS3
13 34 (12.32%) HTML5
13 34 (12.32%) XSD
14 27 (9.78%) Entity Framework
15 26 (9.42%) ASP.NET MVC 4
16 25 (9.06%) RESTful
17 24 (8.70%) ASP.NET Web API
Miscellaneous
1 18 (6.52%) Analytical Skills
2 14 (5.07%) Computer Science
3 12 (4.35%) Mobile App
4 11 (3.99%) Graphic Design
5 9 (3.26%) Mathematics
5 9 (3.26%) Smartcard
5 9 (3.26%) Blackberry
5 9 (3.26%) PKI
6 7 (2.54%) Open Source
7 6 (2.17%) Client/Server
8 3 (1.09%) NHS
8 3 (1.09%) Management Information System
8 3 (1.09%) Enterprise Software
8 3 (1.09%) User Experience
9 2 (0.72%) Inversion of Control
9 2 (0.72%) iPad
9 2 (0.72%) iPhone
9 2 (0.72%) Mainframe
9 2 (0.72%) N-Tier
9 2 (0.72%) Data Structures
Operating Systems
1 38 (13.77%) Windows
2 19 (6.88%) Linux
3 16 (5.80%) Android
4 13 (4.71%) Apple iOS
5 11 (3.99%) UNIX
6 9 (3.26%) BlackBerry OS
7 3 (1.09%) Windows Mobile
7 3 (1.09%) AIX
8 2 (0.72%) Windows Phone
9 1 (0.36%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 106 (38.41%) MVC
2 49 (17.75%) Agile Software Development
3 38 (13.77%) TDD
4 32 (11.59%) Software Engineering
5 29 (10.51%) Web Development
6 25 (9.06%) OO
7 24 (8.70%) Web Design
8 23 (8.33%) E-Commerce
9 22 (7.97%) BDD
9 22 (7.97%) Performance Tuning
10 19 (6.88%) Mentoring
11 17 (6.16%) Responsive Web Design
11 17 (6.16%) Web Application Development
12 13 (4.71%) SEO
13 12 (4.35%) Unit Testing
14 11 (3.99%) Continuous Improvement
15 10 (3.62%) Business Intelligence
15 10 (3.62%) Scrum
16 9 (3.26%) Logistics
16 9 (3.26%) Cyber Security
Programming Languages
1 189 (68.48%) C#
2 160 (57.97%) JavaScript
3 127 (46.01%) SQL
4 57 (20.65%) VB.NET
5 54 (19.57%) T-SQL
6 36 (13.04%) Java
6 36 (13.04%) PHP
7 16 (5.80%) VB
8 15 (5.43%) Ruby
9 9 (3.26%) C++
10 7 (2.54%) VB6
11 5 (1.81%) Bash Shell
11 5 (1.81%) Perl
12 3 (1.09%) Delphi
12 3 (1.09%) Shell Script
12 3 (1.09%) PowerShell
12 3 (1.09%) Bourne shell
12 3 (1.09%) AWK
13 2 (0.72%) Objective-C
13 2 (0.72%) PHP5
Qualifications
1 14 (5.07%) Degree
2 7 (2.54%) Sun Certification
3 4 (1.45%) Microsoft Certification
4 2 (0.72%) MCP
4 2 (0.72%) MCDBA
5 1 (0.36%) PMI Certification
5 1 (0.36%) OCPJWCD
5 1 (0.36%) OCPJP
5 1 (0.36%) OCMJD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (1.45%) QA
2 2 (0.72%) ISO 9001
Vendors
1 66 (23.91%) Microsoft
2 18 (6.52%) Oracle
3 7 (2.54%) Cognos
4 5 (1.81%) Adobe
4 5 (1.81%) Sun
4 5 (1.81%) Sitecore
5 4 (1.45%) Twitter
6 3 (1.09%) Red Gate
6 3 (1.09%) Google
6 3 (1.09%) Business Objects
7 2 (0.72%) SAP
7 2 (0.72%) Siebel
7 2 (0.72%) IBM
7 2 (0.72%) Apple
7 2 (0.72%) NetSuite
7 2 (0.72%) Salesforce.com
8 1 (0.36%) TIBCO
8 1 (0.36%) webMethods
8 1 (0.36%) Tableau
8 1 (0.36%) hybris
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Salary: £20000 - £28000 per annum
Posted: 13 hours ago
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Salary: £46,000 per annum plus excellent benefits
Posted: 14 hours ago
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Posted: 3 days ago
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Salary: £30000 - £42000 per annum + Benefits
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Salary: £18000 - £21000 per annum + benefits + professional training!
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Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits
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Salary: £28000 - £40000 per annum + Flexible Benefits
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