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

Location
3 months to
28 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Senior Developer
Rank 21 50 24
Rank change year-on-year
+29 -26
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Developer 31 30 39
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leicester 8.09% 5.49% 11.05%
As % of the Job Titles category 8.16% 5.68% 11.17%
Number of salaries quoted 31 27 39
Average salary £44,000 £40,000 £37,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+10.00% +8.10%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £37,500 £34,650
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £43,800 £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
380 528 349
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leicester 99.22% 96.70% 98.87%
Number of salaries quoted 323 443 333
Average salary £41,000 £38,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.89% +8.57%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £23,000 £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%

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 28 January 2015.

Senior Developer Salary Histogram in Leicester

Senior Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leicester

For the 6 months to 28 January 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 43 (82.69%) JavaScript
2 41 (78.85%) jQuery
3 35 (67.31%) CSS
4 34 (65.38%) .NET
5 31 (59.62%) C#
6 27 (51.92%) ASP.NET
7 24 (46.15%) MVC
7 24 (46.15%) .NET Framework
8 22 (42.31%) SOAP
8 22 (42.31%) E-Commerce
9 19 (36.54%) HTML
9 19 (36.54%) SQL Server
9 19 (36.54%) Agile Software Development
9 19 (36.54%) Web Design
10 17 (32.69%) MySQL
10 17 (32.69%) SQL
10 17 (32.69%) ASP.NET MVC
10 17 (32.69%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
11 16 (30.77%) PHP
12 14 (26.92%) TDD
12 14 (26.92%) REST
13 12 (23.08%) Ajax
13 12 (23.08%) JSON
13 12 (23.08%) Web Services
14 10 (19.23%) Dependency Injection
14 10 (19.23%) RESTful
14 10 (19.23%) LAMP
14 10 (19.23%) ASP.NET Web API
15 9 (17.31%) SEO
15 9 (17.31%) XML

Senior Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Leicester by Category

For the 6 months to 28 January 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 6 (11.54%) Apache
2 5 (9.62%) DNN
3 4 (7.69%) SharePoint Server
4 2 (3.85%) CMS
4 2 (3.85%) WordPress
5 1 (1.92%) Node.js
5 1 (1.92%) Drupal
5 1 (1.92%) Joomla!
5 1 (1.92%) IIS
Applications
1 4 (7.69%) Photoshop
2 2 (3.85%) Adobe Illustrator
3 1 (1.92%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 8 (15.38%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.92%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (1.92%) GitHub
1 1 (1.92%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 3 (5.77%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (36.54%) SQL Server
2 17 (32.69%) MySQL
3 7 (13.46%) SQL Server 2012
3 7 (13.46%) SQL Server 2005
3 7 (13.46%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (1.92%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 7 (13.46%) Team Foundation Server
2 5 (9.62%) Selenium
2 5 (9.62%) CruiseControl
2 5 (9.62%) SoapUI
3 4 (7.69%) Subversion
4 3 (5.77%) Git (software)
5 1 (1.92%) Mercurial
5 1 (1.92%) MSTest
5 1 (1.92%) JIRA
5 1 (1.92%) JUnit
5 1 (1.92%) Eclipse
5 1 (1.92%) Dreamweaver
5 1 (1.92%) Redmine
General
1 1 (1.92%) Finance
1 1 (1.92%) Aerospace
1 1 (1.92%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 41 (78.85%) jQuery
2 35 (67.31%) CSS
3 34 (65.38%) .NET
4 27 (51.92%) ASP.NET
5 24 (46.15%) .NET Framework
6 22 (42.31%) SOAP
7 19 (36.54%) HTML
8 17 (32.69%) ASP.NET MVC
8 17 (32.69%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
9 14 (26.92%) REST
10 12 (23.08%) Ajax
10 12 (23.08%) JSON
10 12 (23.08%) Web Services
11 10 (19.23%) LAMP
11 10 (19.23%) RESTful
11 10 (19.23%) ASP.NET Web API
12 9 (17.31%) Razor View Engine
12 9 (17.31%) HTML5
12 9 (17.31%) WCF
12 9 (17.31%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 6 (11.54%) Graphic Design
2 3 (5.77%) Mobile App
3 1 (1.92%) User Experience
3 1 (1.92%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 6 (11.54%) Linux
2 3 (5.77%) Android
2 3 (5.77%) Apple iOS
3 1 (1.92%) UNIX
3 1 (1.92%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (46.15%) MVC
2 22 (42.31%) E-Commerce
3 19 (36.54%) Web Design
3 19 (36.54%) Agile Software Development
4 14 (26.92%) TDD
5 10 (19.23%) Dependency Injection
6 9 (17.31%) SEO
6 9 (17.31%) Continuous Integration
7 8 (15.38%) Responsive Web Design
8 6 (11.54%) Performance Tuning
9 5 (9.62%) OO
10 4 (7.69%) Software Engineering
11 3 (5.77%) Mobile Application Development
11 3 (5.77%) OO PHP
12 2 (3.85%) Android Development
12 2 (3.85%) iOS Development
12 2 (3.85%) OOP
13 1 (1.92%) CRM
13 1 (1.92%) Refactoring
13 1 (1.92%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 43 (82.69%) JavaScript
2 31 (59.62%) C#
3 17 (32.69%) SQL
4 16 (30.77%) PHP
5 8 (15.38%) VB
6 7 (13.46%) VB.NET
6 7 (13.46%) T-SQL
7 4 (7.69%) VB6
8 1 (1.92%) Groovy
8 1 (1.92%) Java
Qualifications
1 1 (1.92%) Sun Certification
1 1 (1.92%) Degree
Vendors
1 8 (15.38%) Microsoft
2 4 (7.69%) Adobe
3 1 (1.92%) Sun
3 1 (1.92%) Google
3 1 (1.92%) Zend
3 1 (1.92%) Twitter
3 1 (1.92%) Oracle
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