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

Location
3 months to
30 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Senior Developer
Rank 22 24 32
Rank change year-on-year
+2 +8
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Developer 31 42 29
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leicester 7.64% 7.66% 7.84%
As % of the Job Titles category 7.91% 7.84% 8.03%
Number of salaries quoted 31 38 28
Average salary £36,500 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-14.11% +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £34,700 £37,200
10% offered a salary of more than £46,000 £45,300 £46,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,500 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+1.11% +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
392 536 361
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leicester 96.55% 97.81% 97.57%
Number of salaries quoted 320 473 316
Average salary £35,000 £40,000 £35,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-12.50% +12.67%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,600 £23,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,300 £47,000 £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 30 July 2015.

Senior Developer Salary Histogram in Leicester

Senior Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leicester

For the 6 months to 30 July 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 51 (79.69%) CSS
2 50 (78.13%) HTML
3 48 (75.00%) JavaScript
4 47 (73.44%) jQuery
5 43 (67.19%) .NET
6 41 (64.06%) C#
7 40 (62.50%) SQL
8 37 (57.81%) SQL Server
9 35 (54.69%) ASP.NET
10 34 (53.13%) SOAP
10 34 (53.13%) Web Services
11 30 (46.88%) XML
12 29 (45.31%) Microsoft
13 27 (42.19%) .NET Framework
14 26 (40.63%) Ajax
15 25 (39.06%) XSLT
16 24 (37.50%) XHTML
16 24 (37.50%) T-SQL
16 24 (37.50%) SQL Server 2005
16 24 (37.50%) MVC
17 21 (32.81%) XSD
17 21 (32.81%) SQL Server 2008
17 21 (32.81%) SQL Server 2012
18 14 (21.88%) Analytical Skills
18 14 (21.88%) E-Commerce
19 13 (20.31%) PHP
19 13 (20.31%) MySQL
20 10 (15.63%) Magento
20 10 (15.63%) HTML5
21 8 (12.50%) CSS3

Senior Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Leicester by Category

For the 6 months to 30 July 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 4 (6.25%) Apache
2 1 (1.56%) IIS
Applications
1 4 (6.25%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 10 (15.63%) Magento
2 2 (3.13%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.56%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 37 (57.81%) SQL Server
2 24 (37.50%) SQL Server 2005
3 21 (32.81%) SQL Server 2008
3 21 (32.81%) SQL Server 2012
4 13 (20.31%) MySQL
5 5 (7.81%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 3 (4.69%) BusinessObjects
6 3 (4.69%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 2 (3.13%) Data Warehouse
8 1 (1.56%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 4 (6.25%) Visual Studio
1 4 (6.25%) Eclipse
2 2 (3.13%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (3.13%) Redmine
2 2 (3.13%) JUnit
3 1 (1.56%) Subversion
3 1 (1.56%) JIRA
General
1 6 (9.38%) Retail
1 6 (9.38%) Marketing
2 4 (6.25%) Finance
3 1 (1.56%) French Language
3 1 (1.56%) German Language
3 1 (1.56%) Italian Language
3 1 (1.56%) Spanish Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 51 (79.69%) CSS
2 50 (78.13%) HTML
3 47 (73.44%) jQuery
4 43 (67.19%) .NET
5 35 (54.69%) ASP.NET
6 34 (53.13%) SOAP
6 34 (53.13%) Web Services
7 30 (46.88%) XML
8 27 (42.19%) .NET Framework
9 26 (40.63%) Ajax
10 25 (39.06%) XSLT
11 24 (37.50%) XHTML
12 21 (32.81%) XSD
13 10 (15.63%) HTML5
14 8 (12.50%) CSS3
15 7 (10.94%) ASP.NET MVC
16 6 (9.38%) RESTful
16 6 (9.38%) Zend Framework
17 5 (7.81%) REST
18 4 (6.25%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 14 (21.88%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (6.25%) Mobile App
3 2 (3.13%) User Experience
4 1 (1.56%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 4 (6.25%) Windows
1 4 (6.25%) Linux
2 2 (3.13%) UNIX
3 1 (1.56%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (37.50%) MVC
2 14 (21.88%) E-Commerce
3 8 (12.50%) Agile Software Development
3 8 (12.50%) Mentoring
4 7 (10.94%) OOP
5 6 (9.38%) ERP
6 4 (6.25%) SEO
6 4 (6.25%) Web Design
6 4 (6.25%) Responsive Web Design
6 4 (6.25%) Mobile Application Development
6 4 (6.25%) Performance Tuning
7 3 (4.69%) Data Migration
7 3 (4.69%) Data Architecture
7 3 (4.69%) Continuous Improvement
7 3 (4.69%) SDLC
7 3 (4.69%) Migration
7 3 (4.69%) ETL
7 3 (4.69%) TDD
7 3 (4.69%) Logistics
7 3 (4.69%) Systems Analysis
Programming Languages
1 48 (75.00%) JavaScript
2 41 (64.06%) C#
3 40 (62.50%) SQL
4 24 (37.50%) T-SQL
5 13 (20.31%) PHP
6 6 (9.38%) PHP5
7 3 (4.69%) PowerShell
7 3 (4.69%) Java
7 3 (4.69%) VB
7 3 (4.69%) VBA
8 1 (1.56%) XPath
Qualifications
1 4 (6.25%) Degree
2 2 (3.13%) Sun Certification
Vendors
1 29 (45.31%) Microsoft
2 6 (9.38%) Zend
3 3 (4.69%) Sitecore
4 2 (3.13%) Salesforce.com
4 2 (3.13%) NetSuite
4 2 (3.13%) Siebel
5 1 (1.56%) Cognos
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