The table below looks at the statistics for the Senior 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 Senior 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
Senior Developer
Rank 28 37 48
Rank change year-on-year
+9 +11
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Developer 33 39 19
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leicester 7.53% 6.77% 4.34%
As % of the Job Titles category 7.75% 7.12% 4.44%
Number of salaries quoted 31 39 16
Average salary £40,000 £43,000 £41,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.97% +4.87%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £37,000 £37,500
10% offered a salary of more than £46,000 £46,000 £43,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
- +5.88%
Senior 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%

Senior Developer
Jobs Demand Trend in Leicester

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

Senior Developer Jobs Demand Trend in Leicester

Senior Developer
Salary Trend in Leicester

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

Senior Developer Salary Trend in Leicester

Senior Developer
Salary Histogram in Leicester

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Senior Developer across the Leicester region over the 3 months to 27 April 2015.

Senior Developer Salary Histogram in Leicester

Senior Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leicester

For the 6 months to 27 April 2015, IT jobs across the Leicester region that cited Senior 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 Senior Developer in their job title.

1 50 (79.37%) JavaScript
1 50 (79.37%) jQuery
2 45 (71.43%) CSS
3 42 (66.67%) C#
3 42 (66.67%) .NET
4 36 (57.14%) HTML
5 34 (53.97%) SQL
5 34 (53.97%) SOAP
6 32 (50.79%) SQL Server
7 31 (49.21%) ASP.NET
8 30 (47.62%) .NET Framework
9 28 (44.44%) Web Services
10 26 (41.27%) XML
10 26 (41.27%) Ajax
11 25 (39.68%) Microsoft
12 22 (34.92%) XSLT
12 22 (34.92%) XHTML
13 21 (33.33%) MVC
14 20 (31.75%) XSD
14 20 (31.75%) T-SQL
14 20 (31.75%) SQL Server 2005
14 20 (31.75%) SQL Server 2008
14 20 (31.75%) SQL Server 2012
15 18 (28.57%) MySQL
16 17 (26.98%) PHP
16 17 (26.98%) Web Design
17 13 (20.63%) ASP.NET MVC
17 13 (20.63%) E-Commerce
18 12 (19.05%) HTML5
19 11 (17.46%) REST

Senior 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 Senior 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 Senior Developer in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 10 (15.87%) Apache
2 4 (6.35%) SharePoint Server
3 1 (1.59%) DNN
3 1 (1.59%) CMS
3 1 (1.59%) IIS
Applications
1 3 (4.76%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 10 (15.87%) Magento
2 2 (3.17%) Dynamics CRM
Communications & Networking
1 3 (4.76%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 32 (50.79%) SQL Server
2 20 (31.75%) SQL Server 2005
2 20 (31.75%) SQL Server 2008
2 20 (31.75%) SQL Server 2012
3 18 (28.57%) MySQL
4 1 (1.59%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (1.59%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 1 (1.59%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 7 (11.11%) Team Foundation Server
2 5 (7.94%) Eclipse
3 3 (4.76%) JUnit
3 3 (4.76%) Visual Studio
3 3 (4.76%) Redmine
4 1 (1.59%) SoapUI
4 1 (1.59%) CruiseControl
4 1 (1.59%) Subversion
4 1 (1.59%) Selenium
General
1 3 (4.76%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 50 (79.37%) jQuery
2 45 (71.43%) CSS
3 42 (66.67%) .NET
4 36 (57.14%) HTML
5 34 (53.97%) SOAP
6 31 (49.21%) ASP.NET
7 30 (47.62%) .NET Framework
8 28 (44.44%) Web Services
9 26 (41.27%) XML
9 26 (41.27%) Ajax
10 22 (34.92%) XSLT
10 22 (34.92%) XHTML
11 20 (31.75%) XSD
12 13 (20.63%) ASP.NET MVC
13 12 (19.05%) HTML5
14 11 (17.46%) REST
15 10 (15.87%) Entity Framework
15 10 (15.87%) LAMP
16 7 (11.11%) ASP.NET MVC 4
17 6 (9.52%) LINQ
Miscellaneous
1 6 (9.52%) Graphic Design
2 4 (6.35%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (3.17%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 10 (15.87%) Linux
2 3 (4.76%) UNIX
3 1 (1.59%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (33.33%) MVC
2 17 (26.98%) Web Design
3 13 (20.63%) E-Commerce
4 10 (15.87%) SEO
4 10 (15.87%) Responsive Web Design
5 7 (11.11%) Agile Software Development
5 7 (11.11%) TDD
6 6 (9.52%) Performance Tuning
7 3 (4.76%) CRM
7 3 (4.76%) Software Engineering
7 3 (4.76%) Systems Analysis
7 3 (4.76%) Matrix Management
7 3 (4.76%) Dependency Injection
8 2 (3.17%) Test Scripting
8 2 (3.17%) Continuous Integration
8 2 (3.17%) OO
8 2 (3.17%) OO PHP
8 2 (3.17%) Mobile Application Development
9 1 (1.59%) Mentoring
9 1 (1.59%) OOP
Programming Languages
1 50 (79.37%) JavaScript
2 42 (66.67%) C#
3 34 (53.97%) SQL
4 20 (31.75%) T-SQL
5 17 (26.98%) PHP
6 7 (11.11%) VB
6 7 (11.11%) VB.NET
7 4 (6.35%) VB6
7 4 (6.35%) Java
8 3 (4.76%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 3 (4.76%) Sun Certification
1 3 (4.76%) Degree
Vendors
1 25 (39.68%) Microsoft
2 3 (4.76%) Business Objects
2 3 (4.76%) Sitecore
3 2 (3.17%) Siebel
3 2 (3.17%) Salesforce.com
3 2 (3.17%) NetSuite
4 1 (1.59%) Sun
4 1 (1.59%) Oracle
4 1 (1.59%) Cognos
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Posted: 2 days ago
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Salary: £28000 - £40000 per annum + Flexible Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
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Searchability
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
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The Bridge Ltd
Salary: £46,000 per annum plus excellent benefits
Posted: 6 days ago