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 19 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Senior Developer
Rank 25 59 29
Rank change year-on-year
+34 -30
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Developer 29 26 30
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leicester 7.65% 4.55% 9.12%
As % of the Job Titles category 7.73% 4.66% 9.20%
Number of salaries quoted 29 24 30
Average salary £40,000 £37,750 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.96% +0.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £36,500 £34,965
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £41,400 £42,750
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
375 558 326
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leicester 98.94% 97.55% 99.09%
Number of salaries quoted 330 479 300
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £35,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% +5.63%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £25,500 £25,310
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £47,500 £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 19 December 2014.

Senior Developer Salary Histogram in Leicester

Senior Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leicester

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, 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 41 (83.67%) JavaScript
2 38 (77.55%) CSS
3 37 (75.51%) jQuery
4 35 (71.43%) .NET
5 32 (65.31%) C#
6 31 (63.27%) ASP.NET
7 24 (48.98%) Agile Software Development
8 23 (46.94%) SOAP
9 22 (44.90%) MVC
10 21 (42.86%) HTML
11 20 (40.82%) SQL Server
12 18 (36.73%) E-Commerce
12 18 (36.73%) ASP.NET MVC
13 17 (34.69%) .NET Framework
13 17 (34.69%) REST
14 16 (32.65%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
14 16 (32.65%) TDD
15 15 (30.61%) Web Services
16 13 (26.53%) MySQL
16 13 (26.53%) JSON
17 12 (24.49%) Ajax
17 12 (24.49%) Microsoft
17 12 (24.49%) PHP
18 11 (22.45%) SQL
18 11 (22.45%) XML
18 11 (22.45%) SQL Server 2008
19 10 (20.41%) SQL Server 2012
19 10 (20.41%) Web Design
19 10 (20.41%) Continuous Integration
19 10 (20.41%) Dependency Injection

Senior Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Leicester by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, 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 5 (10.20%) DNN
2 2 (4.08%) WordPress
2 2 (4.08%) Apache
2 2 (4.08%) SharePoint
2 2 (4.08%) CMS
3 1 (2.04%) SharePoint Server
3 1 (2.04%) Joomla!
3 1 (2.04%) Tomcat
3 1 (2.04%) IIS
3 1 (2.04%) JBoss
3 1 (2.04%) Node.js
3 1 (2.04%) Drupal
3 1 (2.04%) Jetty
Applications
1 5 (10.20%) MS Excel
2 4 (8.16%) Photoshop
3 2 (4.08%) Adobe Illustrator
4 1 (2.04%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 4 (8.16%) Magento
2 2 (4.08%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.04%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (2.04%) GitHub
1 1 (2.04%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 3 (6.12%) Intranet
2 1 (2.04%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (40.82%) SQL Server
2 13 (26.53%) MySQL
3 11 (22.45%) SQL Server 2008
4 10 (20.41%) SQL Server 2012
5 6 (12.24%) SQL Server 2005
6 1 (2.04%) MongoDB
6 1 (2.04%) Data Warehouse
6 1 (2.04%) RDBMS
6 1 (2.04%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 1 (2.04%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 6 (12.24%) Selenium
2 5 (10.20%) CruiseControl
2 5 (10.20%) SoapUI
3 4 (8.16%) Subversion
4 3 (6.12%) Visual Studio
4 3 (6.12%) Git (software)
4 3 (6.12%) Team Foundation Server
5 1 (2.04%) Mercurial
5 1 (2.04%) WebDriver
5 1 (2.04%) MSTest
5 1 (2.04%) Eclipse
5 1 (2.04%) Dreamweaver
5 1 (2.04%) JIRA
General
1 3 (6.12%) Finance
2 1 (2.04%) Aerospace
2 1 (2.04%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 38 (77.55%) CSS
2 37 (75.51%) jQuery
3 35 (71.43%) .NET
4 31 (63.27%) ASP.NET
5 23 (46.94%) SOAP
6 21 (42.86%) HTML
7 18 (36.73%) ASP.NET MVC
8 17 (34.69%) REST
8 17 (34.69%) .NET Framework
9 16 (32.65%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
10 15 (30.61%) Web Services
11 13 (26.53%) JSON
12 12 (24.49%) Ajax
13 11 (22.45%) XML
14 10 (20.41%) WCF
14 10 (20.41%) RESTful
14 10 (20.41%) ASP.NET Web API
15 9 (18.37%) HTML5
15 9 (18.37%) Razor View Engine
16 7 (14.29%) ASP.NET MVC 4
Miscellaneous
1 4 (8.16%) Mobile App
1 4 (8.16%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (2.04%) User Experience
2 1 (2.04%) Smartphone
2 1 (2.04%) Graphic Design
2 1 (2.04%) Computer Science
2 1 (2.04%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 5 (10.20%) Windows
2 3 (6.12%) Android
2 3 (6.12%) Apple iOS
3 2 (4.08%) Linux
4 1 (2.04%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (48.98%) Agile Software Development
2 22 (44.90%) MVC
3 18 (36.73%) E-Commerce
4 16 (32.65%) TDD
5 10 (20.41%) Continuous Integration
5 10 (20.41%) Dependency Injection
5 10 (20.41%) Web Design
6 5 (10.20%) SEO
6 5 (10.20%) OO
6 5 (10.20%) Web Development
7 4 (8.16%) Software Engineering
7 4 (8.16%) Waterfall
7 4 (8.16%) Responsive Web Design
8 3 (6.12%) Mobile Application Development
8 3 (6.12%) OO PHP
8 3 (6.12%) Mentoring
8 3 (6.12%) CRM
9 2 (4.08%) OOP
9 2 (4.08%) Android Development
9 2 (4.08%) iOS Development
Programming Languages
1 41 (83.67%) JavaScript
2 32 (65.31%) C#
3 12 (24.49%) PHP
4 11 (22.45%) SQL
5 6 (12.24%) T-SQL
6 5 (10.20%) VB
6 5 (10.20%) VB.NET
7 1 (2.04%) VB6
7 1 (2.04%) Groovy
7 1 (2.04%) Java
Qualifications
1 2 (4.08%) Degree
Vendors
1 12 (24.49%) Microsoft
2 4 (8.16%) Adobe
3 2 (4.08%) Google
4 1 (2.04%) NetSuite
4 1 (2.04%) Zend
4 1 (2.04%) Twitter
4 1 (2.04%) Salesforce.com
4 1 (2.04%) Siebel
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