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 24 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Senior Developer
Rank 36 54 42
Rank change year-on-year
+18 -12
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Developer 22 20 15
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leicester 5.64% 4.38% 4.50%
As % of the Job Titles category 5.79% 4.50% 4.60%
Number of salaries quoted 22 19 12
Average salary £41,500 £37,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+10.66% -
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £36,200 £35,250
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £39,600 £49,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £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
380 444 326
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leicester 97.44% 97.16% 97.90%
Number of salaries quoted 332 401 262
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £26,500 £21,950
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 24 October 2014.

Senior Developer Salary Histogram in Leicester

Senior Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leicester

For the 6 months to 24 October 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 51 (77.27%) JavaScript
2 45 (68.18%) .NET
3 43 (65.15%) CSS
4 40 (60.61%) C#
5 33 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
6 32 (48.48%) jQuery
7 30 (45.45%) SOAP
8 28 (42.42%) HTML
8 28 (42.42%) ASP.NET
9 26 (39.39%) SQL Server
10 24 (36.36%) Web Services
10 24 (36.36%) REST
11 23 (34.85%) TDD
12 20 (30.30%) Microsoft
13 18 (27.27%) MVC
13 18 (27.27%) .NET Framework
14 17 (25.76%) XML
15 15 (22.73%) SQL
15 15 (22.73%) ASP.NET MVC
16 14 (21.21%) JSON
16 14 (21.21%) E-Commerce
16 14 (21.21%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
17 13 (19.70%) Continuous Integration
17 13 (19.70%) Web Development
18 12 (18.18%) SQL Server 2008
18 12 (18.18%) RESTful
18 12 (18.18%) MySQL
18 12 (18.18%) MS Excel
18 12 (18.18%) SharePoint
19 11 (16.67%) Java

Senior Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Leicester by Category

For the 6 months to 24 October 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 12 (18.18%) SharePoint
2 4 (6.06%) JBoss
2 4 (6.06%) Tomcat
2 4 (6.06%) DNN
2 4 (6.06%) Jetty
2 4 (6.06%) WordPress
3 3 (4.55%) Node.js
3 3 (4.55%) SharePoint 2013
4 2 (3.03%) SharePoint 2010
4 2 (3.03%) Apache
5 1 (1.52%) IIS
5 1 (1.52%) CMS
5 1 (1.52%) SharePoint Server
5 1 (1.52%) Joomla!
5 1 (1.52%) Drupal
Applications
1 12 (18.18%) MS Excel
2 4 (6.06%) Photoshop
3 2 (3.03%) MS Office
3 2 (3.03%) Adobe Illustrator
Business Applications
1 8 (12.12%) Dynamics CRM
2 4 (6.06%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.52%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (1.52%) GitHub
1 1 (1.52%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 8 (12.12%) HTTP
2 4 (6.06%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 26 (39.39%) SQL Server
2 12 (18.18%) MySQL
2 12 (18.18%) SQL Server 2008
3 10 (15.15%) SQL Server 2012
4 6 (9.09%) SQL Server 2005
5 5 (7.58%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 5 (7.58%) Data Warehouse
6 4 (6.06%) RDBMS
6 4 (6.06%) Relational Database
7 1 (1.52%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 9 (13.64%) Team Foundation Server
2 8 (12.12%) Visual Studio
3 7 (10.61%) Selenium
4 5 (7.58%) Eclipse
4 5 (7.58%) CruiseControl
4 5 (7.58%) Subversion
5 4 (6.06%) Git (software)
5 4 (6.06%) SoapUI
6 3 (4.55%) WebDriver
7 1 (1.52%) MSTest
7 1 (1.52%) MSBuild
7 1 (1.52%) Jenkins
7 1 (1.52%) Mercurial
7 1 (1.52%) JIRA
7 1 (1.52%) Dreamweaver
General
1 3 (4.55%) Finance
2 2 (3.03%) Aerospace
3 1 (1.52%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 45 (68.18%) .NET
2 43 (65.15%) CSS
3 32 (48.48%) jQuery
4 30 (45.45%) SOAP
5 28 (42.42%) ASP.NET
5 28 (42.42%) HTML
6 24 (36.36%) Web Services
6 24 (36.36%) REST
7 18 (27.27%) .NET Framework
8 17 (25.76%) XML
9 15 (22.73%) ASP.NET MVC
10 14 (21.21%) JSON
10 14 (21.21%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
11 12 (18.18%) RESTful
12 10 (15.15%) WCF
12 10 (15.15%) CSS3
12 10 (15.15%) Ajax
12 10 (15.15%) ASP.NET Web API
13 8 (12.12%) HTML5
14 7 (10.61%) LINQ
Miscellaneous
1 9 (13.64%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (9.09%) User Experience
3 3 (4.55%) Mobile App
4 2 (3.03%) Enterprise Software
4 2 (3.03%) Smartphone
4 2 (3.03%) Social Media
5 1 (1.52%) Computer Science
5 1 (1.52%) Learning Management System
5 1 (1.52%) Open Source
5 1 (1.52%) E-Learning
5 1 (1.52%) SCORM
Operating Systems
1 5 (7.58%) Windows
2 3 (4.55%) Android
2 3 (4.55%) Apple iOS
3 1 (1.52%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 33 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 23 (34.85%) TDD
3 18 (27.27%) MVC
4 14 (21.21%) E-Commerce
5 13 (19.70%) Web Development
5 13 (19.70%) Continuous Integration
6 9 (13.64%) Dependency Injection
7 8 (12.12%) Mentoring
7 8 (12.12%) CRM
8 6 (9.09%) Web Design
8 6 (9.09%) Software Engineering
9 5 (7.58%) Test Scripting
9 5 (7.58%) OO
9 5 (7.58%) OOD
9 5 (7.58%) SEO
9 5 (7.58%) Waterfall
10 4 (6.06%) Unit Testing
11 3 (4.55%) BDD
12 2 (3.03%) Responsive Web Design
12 2 (3.03%) Mobile Application Development
Programming Languages
1 51 (77.27%) JavaScript
2 40 (60.61%) C#
3 15 (22.73%) SQL
4 11 (16.67%) Java
5 10 (15.15%) PHP
6 6 (9.09%) T-SQL
7 4 (6.06%) VB
8 3 (4.55%) VB.NET
9 1 (1.52%) PowerHouse
9 1 (1.52%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 4 (6.06%) Degree
System Software
1 1 (1.52%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 20 (30.30%) Microsoft
2 5 (7.58%) Salesforce.com
2 5 (7.58%) NetSuite
2 5 (7.58%) Siebel
3 4 (6.06%) Adobe
4 3 (4.55%) Google
5 1 (1.52%) Zend
5 1 (1.52%) Twitter
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