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

Location
3 months to
27 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Developer
Rank 2 1 4
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +3
Permanent jobs requiring a Developer 132 233 130
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leicester 32.67% 41.46% 33.51%
As % of the Job Titles category 33.08% 43.23% 33.94%
Number of salaries quoted 122 206 125
Average salary £37,500 £38,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-1.31% +16.92%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £25,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £49,500 £47,500 £42,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £36,000
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +4.16%
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
399 539 383
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leicester 98.76% 95.91% 98.71%
Number of salaries quoted 329 438 351
Average salary £40,500 £38,000 £34,650
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.57% +9.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,500 £25,000 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,000 £45,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

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 February 2015.

Developer Salary Histogram in Leicester

Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leicester

For the 6 months to 27 February 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.

1 173 (67.58%) .NET
2 170 (66.41%) C#
3 149 (58.20%) SQL Server
4 139 (54.30%) jQuery
5 136 (53.13%) JavaScript
6 131 (51.17%) CSS
7 123 (48.05%) ASP.NET
8 117 (45.70%) MVC
9 116 (45.31%) HTML
10 96 (37.50%) SQL
11 70 (27.34%) ASP.NET MVC
12 67 (26.17%) XML
13 56 (21.88%) MySQL
13 56 (21.88%) Ajax
14 55 (21.48%) .NET Framework
15 52 (20.31%) Agile Software Development
15 52 (20.31%) TDD
16 47 (18.36%) Java
17 45 (17.58%) VB.NET
17 45 (17.58%) Web Services
17 45 (17.58%) HTML5
18 44 (17.19%) Microsoft
18 44 (17.19%) PHP
19 43 (16.80%) SOAP
20 42 (16.41%) Windows
21 37 (14.45%) T-SQL
21 37 (14.45%) Web Development
22 36 (14.06%) XSLT
23 35 (13.67%) XHTML
23 35 (13.67%) CSS3

Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Leicester by Category

For the 6 months to 27 February 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 23 (8.98%) Node.js
2 14 (5.47%) Apache
3 8 (3.13%) WebSphere
4 7 (2.73%) WordPress
4 7 (2.73%) SharePoint
4 7 (2.73%) CMS
5 4 (1.56%) CICS
5 4 (1.56%) SharePoint Server
6 3 (1.17%) Drupal
6 3 (1.17%) Joomla!
6 3 (1.17%) IIS
7 2 (0.78%) JBoss
7 2 (0.78%) DNN
7 2 (0.78%) Apache Solr
7 2 (0.78%) SharePoint 2010
8 1 (0.39%) Sitecore CMS
8 1 (0.39%) Tomcat
8 1 (0.39%) BizTalk Server
8 1 (0.39%) Oracle Workflow
8 1 (0.39%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 19 (7.42%) MS Excel
2 6 (2.34%) Photoshop
3 4 (1.56%) Adobe Illustrator
4 1 (0.39%) InDesign
4 1 (0.39%) Adobe Creative Suite
Business Applications
1 16 (6.25%) Magento
2 3 (1.17%) Dynamics CRM
3 2 (0.78%) Cognos Business Intelligence
4 1 (0.39%) Oracle EBS R12
4 1 (0.39%) SAP SRM
4 1 (0.39%) Sage 200
Cloud Services
1 4 (1.56%) GitHub
2 1 (0.39%) Trello
2 1 (0.39%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 25 (9.77%) Internet
2 16 (6.25%) LDAP
3 3 (1.17%) SMTP
3 3 (1.17%) SMPP
3 3 (1.17%) Intranet
4 1 (0.39%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 149 (58.20%) SQL Server
2 56 (21.88%) MySQL
3 26 (10.16%) SQL Server 2012
4 22 (8.59%) SQL Server 2008
4 22 (8.59%) NoSQL
5 20 (7.81%) SQL Server 2005
6 8 (3.13%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 7 (2.73%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 6 (2.34%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 6 (2.34%) Relational Database
9 4 (1.56%) Data Warehouse
9 4 (1.56%) RDBMS
10 3 (1.17%) DB2
11 2 (0.78%) Adabas
11 2 (0.78%) InterBase
11 2 (0.78%) Cognos Report Studio
11 2 (0.78%) Cognos Framework Manager
11 2 (0.78%) Cognos Transformer
12 1 (0.39%) MongoDB
12 1 (0.39%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 30 (11.72%) Git (software)
2 16 (6.25%) Subversion
3 12 (4.69%) Team Foundation Server
4 8 (3.13%) Eclipse
5 4 (1.56%) JUnit
5 4 (1.56%) Redmine
5 4 (1.56%) Microsoft Blend
6 3 (1.17%) Visual Studio
6 3 (1.17%) Mercurial
7 2 (0.78%) MSTest
7 2 (0.78%) ReSharper
7 2 (0.78%) Selenium
7 2 (0.78%) SoapUI
7 2 (0.78%) Appcelerator Titanium
7 2 (0.78%) Xcode
7 2 (0.78%) NUnit
7 2 (0.78%) CruiseControl
8 1 (0.39%) Maven
8 1 (0.39%) JIRA
8 1 (0.39%) Dreamweaver
General
1 25 (9.77%) Finance
2 6 (2.34%) Retail
2 6 (2.34%) Marketing
3 2 (0.78%) Billing
3 2 (0.78%) Manufacturing
4 1 (0.39%) Advertising
4 1 (0.39%) Aerospace
4 1 (0.39%) Automotive
4 1 (0.39%) Back Office
4 1 (0.39%) Electronics
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 173 (67.58%) .NET
2 139 (54.30%) jQuery
3 131 (51.17%) CSS
4 123 (48.05%) ASP.NET
5 116 (45.31%) HTML
6 70 (27.34%) ASP.NET MVC
7 67 (26.17%) XML
8 56 (21.88%) Ajax
9 55 (21.48%) .NET Framework
10 45 (17.58%) Web Services
10 45 (17.58%) HTML5
11 43 (16.80%) SOAP
12 36 (14.06%) XSLT
13 35 (13.67%) XHTML
13 35 (13.67%) CSS3
14 34 (13.28%) ASP.NET Web API
15 33 (12.89%) RESTful
16 27 (10.55%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
17 18 (7.03%) REST
17 18 (7.03%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 22 (8.59%) Analytical Skills
2 18 (7.03%) Mathematics
2 18 (7.03%) Computer Science
3 17 (6.64%) Mobile App
4 16 (6.25%) PKI
4 16 (6.25%) Smartcard
4 16 (6.25%) Blackberry
5 9 (3.52%) Graphic Design
5 9 (3.52%) Open Source
6 5 (1.95%) User Experience
7 4 (1.56%) Mainframe
8 3 (1.17%) NHS
9 2 (0.78%) Client/Server
9 2 (0.78%) N-Tier
9 2 (0.78%) Inversion of Control
9 2 (0.78%) iPad
9 2 (0.78%) iPhone
9 2 (0.78%) VSAM
9 2 (0.78%) Enterprise Software
9 2 (0.78%) Data Structures
Operating Systems
1 42 (16.41%) Windows
2 28 (10.94%) Android
3 27 (10.55%) Apple iOS
4 21 (8.20%) Linux
5 16 (6.25%) BlackBerry OS
6 8 (3.13%) UNIX
7 3 (1.17%) AIX
8 2 (0.78%) Windows Phone
9 1 (0.39%) Windows Mobile
9 1 (0.39%) Embedded Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 117 (45.70%) MVC
2 52 (20.31%) Agile Software Development
2 52 (20.31%) TDD
3 37 (14.45%) Web Development
4 30 (11.72%) Software Engineering
5 29 (11.33%) BDD
6 27 (10.55%) E-Commerce
7 26 (10.16%) OO
8 25 (9.77%) Web Application Development
9 23 (8.98%) Web Design
10 18 (7.03%) Responsive Web Design
10 18 (7.03%) Mentoring
11 17 (6.64%) SEO
12 16 (6.25%) Cyber Security
13 15 (5.86%) Performance Tuning
14 14 (5.47%) Continuous Improvement
15 13 (5.08%) Logistics
16 12 (4.69%) Continuous Integration
16 12 (4.69%) Mobile Application Development
17 11 (4.30%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 170 (66.41%) C#
2 136 (53.13%) JavaScript
3 96 (37.50%) SQL
4 47 (18.36%) Java
5 45 (17.58%) VB.NET
6 44 (17.19%) PHP
7 37 (14.45%) T-SQL
8 23 (8.98%) Ruby
9 16 (6.25%) C++
10 15 (5.86%) VB
11 5 (1.95%) COBOL
11 5 (1.95%) VB6
11 5 (1.95%) Objective-C
11 5 (1.95%) Bash Shell
12 4 (1.56%) JCL
12 4 (1.56%) Perl
12 4 (1.56%) Shell Script
13 3 (1.17%) C
13 3 (1.17%) AWK
13 3 (1.17%) Bourne shell
Qualifications
1 7 (2.73%) Degree
1 7 (2.73%) VCP4
2 6 (2.34%) Microsoft Certification
3 4 (1.56%) Sun Certification
4 1 (0.39%) OCPJWCD
4 1 (0.39%) OCPJP
4 1 (0.39%) OCMJD
4 1 (0.39%) MySQL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (0.78%) ISO 9001
1 2 (0.78%) QA
System Software
1 1 (0.39%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 2 (0.78%) CA Endevor
Vendors
1 44 (17.19%) Microsoft
2 30 (11.72%) Oracle
3 6 (2.34%) Adobe
3 6 (2.34%) Twitter
4 4 (1.56%) IBM
5 3 (1.17%) Sun
5 3 (1.17%) Apple
5 3 (1.17%) Google
6 2 (0.78%) Cognos
6 2 (0.78%) Tableau
7 1 (0.39%) SAP
7 1 (0.39%) Informatica
7 1 (0.39%) Zend
7 1 (0.39%) Sitecore
7 1 (0.39%) Red Gate
7 1 (0.39%) Sage
7 1 (0.39%) TIBCO
7 1 (0.39%) webMethods
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