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 28 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Developer
Rank 1 1 3
Rank change year-on-year
0 +2
Permanent jobs requiring a Developer 158 256 147
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leicester 36.16% 44.37% 37.60%
As % of the Job Titles category 37.53% 46.21% 38.79%
Number of salaries quoted 148 245 135
Average salary £37,300 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.75% +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £30,200 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £46,000 £46,000 £45,600
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +10.00%
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
421 554 379
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leicester 96.34% 96.01% 96.93%
Number of salaries quoted 367 495 332
Average salary £36,000 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-10.00% +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £27,919 £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 28 May 2015.

Developer Salary Histogram in Leicester

Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leicester

For the 6 months to 28 May 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.

1 196 (67.59%) .NET
2 185 (63.79%) C#
3 175 (60.34%) JavaScript
3 175 (60.34%) SQL Server
4 163 (56.21%) CSS
5 157 (54.14%) HTML
6 152 (52.41%) jQuery
7 146 (50.34%) ASP.NET
8 137 (47.24%) SQL
9 101 (34.83%) MVC
10 88 (30.34%) XML
11 83 (28.62%) Web Services
12 81 (27.93%) .NET Framework
13 73 (25.17%) SOAP
14 69 (23.79%) Microsoft
15 63 (21.72%) Ajax
16 62 (21.38%) ASP.NET MVC
17 60 (20.69%) T-SQL
18 57 (19.66%) SQL Server 2012
19 56 (19.31%) VB.NET
20 54 (18.62%) SQL Server 2008
21 50 (17.24%) SQL Server 2005
22 48 (16.55%) XHTML
23 46 (15.86%) XSLT
24 45 (15.52%) Agile Software Development
24 45 (15.52%) CSS3
25 40 (13.79%) Java
26 39 (13.45%) XSD
27 38 (13.10%) MySQL
28 36 (12.41%) HTML5

Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Leicester by Category

For the 6 months to 28 May 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 14 (4.83%) Node.js
2 13 (4.48%) Apache
3 9 (3.10%) CMS
4 4 (1.38%) WordPress
4 4 (1.38%) SharePoint Server
4 4 (1.38%) WebSphere
5 3 (1.03%) SharePoint
6 2 (0.69%) Apache Solr
6 2 (0.69%) Moodle
6 2 (0.69%) SharePoint 2010
6 2 (0.69%) Sitecore CMS
6 2 (0.69%) Joomla!
6 2 (0.69%) Tomcat
6 2 (0.69%) JBoss
7 1 (0.34%) BizTalk Server
7 1 (0.34%) CICS
7 1 (0.34%) IIS
7 1 (0.34%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 18 (6.21%) MS Excel
2 10 (3.45%) Photoshop
3 6 (2.07%) InDesign
4 3 (1.03%) Adobe Illustrator
5 2 (0.69%) Adobe Creative Suite
6 1 (0.34%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 17 (5.86%) Magento
2 6 (2.07%) Cognos Business Intelligence
3 3 (1.03%) Dynamics CRM
4 2 (0.69%) SAP SRM
5 1 (0.34%) Oracle EBS
5 1 (0.34%) Hyperion Planning
Cloud Services
1 3 (1.03%) Amazon AWS
1 3 (1.03%) GitHub
2 2 (0.69%) SaaS
3 1 (0.34%) Google Analytics
3 1 (0.34%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 14 (4.83%) Internet
2 6 (2.07%) LDAP
3 3 (1.03%) SMPP
3 3 (1.03%) SMTP
3 3 (1.03%) Intranet
3 3 (1.03%) Skype
4 1 (0.34%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 175 (60.34%) SQL Server
2 57 (19.66%) SQL Server 2012
3 54 (18.62%) SQL Server 2008
4 50 (17.24%) SQL Server 2005
5 38 (13.10%) MySQL
6 17 (5.86%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 13 (4.48%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 13 (4.48%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 11 (3.79%) NoSQL
9 9 (3.10%) Data Warehouse
10 6 (2.07%) Cognos Report Studio
10 6 (2.07%) Cognos Framework Manager
10 6 (2.07%) Cognos Transformer
11 4 (1.38%) PostgreSQL
12 3 (1.03%) OLAP
13 2 (0.69%) OLAP Cube
13 2 (0.69%) Microsoft Analysis Services
13 2 (0.69%) Adabas
14 1 (0.34%) Essbase
14 1 (0.34%) OLTP
Development Applications
1 20 (6.90%) Git (software)
2 12 (4.14%) Subversion
3 10 (3.45%) Team Foundation Server
3 10 (3.45%) Eclipse
4 9 (3.10%) JUnit
4 9 (3.10%) Redmine
5 4 (1.38%) Visual Studio
6 2 (0.69%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
6 2 (0.69%) Appcelerator Titanium
6 2 (0.69%) NUnit
6 2 (0.69%) ReSharper
6 2 (0.69%) Xcode
7 1 (0.34%) Maven
7 1 (0.34%) Moq
7 1 (0.34%) MSTest
7 1 (0.34%) PHPUnit
7 1 (0.34%) Mercurial
7 1 (0.34%) Liquibase
7 1 (0.34%) PhpStorm
7 1 (0.34%) Sublime Text
General
1 35 (12.07%) Finance
2 12 (4.14%) Marketing
3 7 (2.41%) Retail
4 2 (0.69%) Manufacturing
4 2 (0.69%) Back Office
5 1 (0.34%) Advertising
5 1 (0.34%) French Language
5 1 (0.34%) German Language
5 1 (0.34%) Italian Language
5 1 (0.34%) Spanish Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 196 (67.59%) .NET
2 163 (56.21%) CSS
3 157 (54.14%) HTML
4 152 (52.41%) jQuery
5 146 (50.34%) ASP.NET
6 88 (30.34%) XML
7 83 (28.62%) Web Services
8 81 (27.93%) .NET Framework
9 73 (25.17%) SOAP
10 63 (21.72%) Ajax
11 62 (21.38%) ASP.NET MVC
12 48 (16.55%) XHTML
13 46 (15.86%) XSLT
14 45 (15.52%) CSS3
15 39 (13.45%) XSD
16 36 (12.41%) HTML5
17 23 (7.93%) ASP.NET MVC 4
18 22 (7.59%) Entity Framework
19 21 (7.24%) RESTful
20 17 (5.86%) LINQ
Miscellaneous
1 17 (5.86%) Analytical Skills
2 13 (4.48%) Computer Science
3 11 (3.79%) Graphic Design
4 9 (3.10%) Mobile App
5 8 (2.76%) Client/Server
6 6 (2.07%) PKI
6 6 (2.07%) Mathematics
6 6 (2.07%) Smartcard
6 6 (2.07%) Blackberry
7 4 (1.38%) User Experience
7 4 (1.38%) Replication
8 3 (1.03%) Mainframe
8 3 (1.03%) NHS
8 3 (1.03%) N-Tier
8 3 (1.03%) Enterprise Software
9 2 (0.69%) Data Structures
9 2 (0.69%) Inversion of Control
9 2 (0.69%) iPad
9 2 (0.69%) iPhone
9 2 (0.69%) Streaming Music
Operating Systems
1 31 (10.69%) Windows
2 18 (6.21%) Linux
3 16 (5.52%) Android
4 12 (4.14%) Apple iOS
4 12 (4.14%) UNIX
5 6 (2.07%) BlackBerry OS
6 4 (1.38%) Windows Mobile
7 3 (1.03%) AIX
8 2 (0.69%) Windows Phone
9 1 (0.34%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 101 (34.83%) MVC
2 45 (15.52%) Agile Software Development
3 35 (12.07%) SDLC
4 31 (10.69%) Software Engineering
5 28 (9.66%) Performance Tuning
6 27 (9.31%) TDD
7 26 (8.97%) Web Development
8 24 (8.28%) Web Design
9 23 (7.93%) OO
9 23 (7.93%) E-Commerce
10 20 (6.90%) Mentoring
11 17 (5.86%) Responsive Web Design
12 16 (5.52%) BDD
13 15 (5.17%) Web Application Development
14 11 (3.79%) SEO
14 11 (3.79%) Unit Testing
15 10 (3.45%) Open Source
15 10 (3.45%) Scrum
15 10 (3.45%) Business Intelligence
16 6 (2.07%) Android Development
Programming Languages
1 185 (63.79%) C#
2 175 (60.34%) JavaScript
3 137 (47.24%) SQL
4 60 (20.69%) T-SQL
5 56 (19.31%) VB.NET
6 40 (13.79%) Java
7 33 (11.38%) PHP
8 12 (4.14%) VB
9 11 (3.79%) Ruby
10 7 (2.41%) Python
10 7 (2.41%) VB6
11 6 (2.07%) C++
12 5 (1.72%) Perl
12 5 (1.72%) Bash Shell
13 3 (1.03%) Shell Script
13 3 (1.03%) JCL
13 3 (1.03%) COBOL
13 3 (1.03%) Delphi
13 3 (1.03%) PowerShell
13 3 (1.03%) AWK
Qualifications
1 21 (7.24%) Degree
2 8 (2.76%) Sun Certification
3 2 (0.69%) MCDBA
3 2 (0.69%) MCP
3 2 (0.69%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (0.34%) PMI Certification
4 1 (0.34%) OCPJWCD
4 1 (0.34%) OCPJP
4 1 (0.34%) OCMJD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (1.38%) QA
2 1 (0.34%) ISO 9001
2 1 (0.34%) Data Quality
Vendors
1 69 (23.79%) Microsoft
2 15 (5.17%) Oracle
3 8 (2.76%) Adobe
4 7 (2.41%) Cognos
5 6 (2.07%) Sun
6 5 (1.72%) Sitecore
7 4 (1.38%) Twitter
7 4 (1.38%) Google
8 3 (1.03%) Business Objects
8 3 (1.03%) Red Gate
9 2 (0.69%) NetSuite
9 2 (0.69%) Siebel
9 2 (0.69%) SAP
9 2 (0.69%) Salesforce.com
9 2 (0.69%) IBM
9 2 (0.69%) Apple
10 1 (0.34%) Hyperion
10 1 (0.34%) webMethods
10 1 (0.34%) TIBCO
10 1 (0.34%) Tableau
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