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

Location
3 months to
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Senior Developer
Rank 30 38 40
Rank change year-on-year
+8 +2
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Developer 25 22 23
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leicester 6.16% 4.74% 6.20%
As % of the Job Titles category 6.33% 4.86% 6.35%
Number of salaries quoted 25 20 23
Average salary £35,000 £41,500 £39,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-15.66% +6.41%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £37,250 £36,500
10% offered a salary of more than £46,500 £45,000 £45,626
UK excluding London average salary £47,500 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+5.55% +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
395 453 362
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leicester 97.29% 97.63% 97.57%
Number of salaries quoted 311 396 331
Average salary £35,000 £40,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-12.50% +14.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,500 £23,000 £24,600
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £47,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.56%

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 August 2015.

Senior Developer Salary Histogram in Leicester

Senior Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leicester

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 44 (74.58%) JavaScript
1 44 (74.58%) CSS
2 43 (72.88%) HTML
3 42 (71.19%) .NET
4 40 (67.80%) C#
4 40 (67.80%) jQuery
5 36 (61.02%) SQL Server
5 36 (61.02%) SQL
6 32 (54.24%) ASP.NET
7 31 (52.54%) SOAP
7 31 (52.54%) Web Services
8 29 (49.15%) Microsoft
9 26 (44.07%) .NET Framework
10 25 (42.37%) XML
11 23 (38.98%) MVC
12 22 (37.29%) T-SQL
12 22 (37.29%) Ajax
12 22 (37.29%) SQL Server 2005
13 21 (35.59%) XSLT
14 20 (33.90%) XHTML
15 19 (32.20%) XSD
15 19 (32.20%) SQL Server 2008
15 19 (32.20%) SQL Server 2012
16 15 (25.42%) Analytical Skills
17 10 (16.95%) Agile Software Development
17 10 (16.95%) E-Commerce
18 9 (15.25%) PHP
18 9 (15.25%) MySQL
18 9 (15.25%) Mentoring
19 8 (13.56%) CSS3

Senior Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Leicester by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 1 (1.69%) IIS
1 1 (1.69%) Apache
1 1 (1.69%) Tomcat
Applications
1 3 (5.08%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 6 (10.17%) Magento
2 2 (3.39%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.69%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 36 (61.02%) SQL Server
2 22 (37.29%) SQL Server 2005
3 19 (32.20%) SQL Server 2008
3 19 (32.20%) SQL Server 2012
4 9 (15.25%) MySQL
5 5 (8.47%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 3 (5.08%) BusinessObjects
6 3 (5.08%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 2 (3.39%) Data Warehouse
8 1 (1.69%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 3 (5.08%) Visual Studio
1 3 (5.08%) Eclipse
2 1 (1.69%) JIRA
2 1 (1.69%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (1.69%) Cucumber
2 1 (1.69%) Redmine
2 1 (1.69%) JUnit
General
1 6 (10.17%) Finance
1 6 (10.17%) Retail
1 6 (10.17%) Marketing
2 1 (1.69%) French Language
2 1 (1.69%) German Language
2 1 (1.69%) Italian Language
2 1 (1.69%) Spanish Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 44 (74.58%) CSS
2 43 (72.88%) HTML
3 42 (71.19%) .NET
4 40 (67.80%) jQuery
5 32 (54.24%) ASP.NET
6 31 (52.54%) SOAP
6 31 (52.54%) Web Services
7 26 (44.07%) .NET Framework
8 25 (42.37%) XML
9 22 (37.29%) Ajax
10 21 (35.59%) XSLT
11 20 (33.90%) XHTML
12 19 (32.20%) XSD
13 8 (13.56%) CSS3
14 6 (10.17%) Zend Framework
15 5 (8.47%) REST
15 5 (8.47%) RESTful
15 5 (8.47%) ASP.NET MVC
16 4 (6.78%) HTML5
17 3 (5.08%) ASP.NET Web API
Miscellaneous
1 15 (25.42%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (6.78%) Mobile App
3 2 (3.39%) User Experience
3 2 (3.39%) Graphic Design
4 1 (1.69%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 4 (6.78%) Windows
2 2 (3.39%) UNIX
3 1 (1.69%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (38.98%) MVC
2 10 (16.95%) E-Commerce
2 10 (16.95%) Agile Software Development
3 9 (15.25%) Mentoring
4 7 (11.86%) OOP
5 6 (10.17%) ERP
6 4 (6.78%) Mobile Application Development
6 4 (6.78%) Performance Tuning
7 3 (5.08%) SDLC
7 3 (5.08%) Data Migration
7 3 (5.08%) Data Architecture
7 3 (5.08%) Migration
7 3 (5.08%) ETL
7 3 (5.08%) Logistics
7 3 (5.08%) Systems Analysis
7 3 (5.08%) Matrix Management
8 2 (3.39%) Test Scripting
8 2 (3.39%) Web Development
8 2 (3.39%) Software Engineering
8 2 (3.39%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 44 (74.58%) JavaScript
2 40 (67.80%) C#
3 36 (61.02%) SQL
4 22 (37.29%) T-SQL
5 9 (15.25%) PHP
6 6 (10.17%) PHP5
7 4 (6.78%) VB.NET
8 3 (5.08%) VBA
8 3 (5.08%) VB
8 3 (5.08%) PowerShell
9 2 (3.39%) Java
10 1 (1.69%) XPath
Qualifications
1 4 (6.78%) Degree
2 2 (3.39%) Sun Certification
Vendors
1 29 (49.15%) Microsoft
2 7 (11.86%) Zend
3 3 (5.08%) Sitecore
4 2 (3.39%) Siebel
4 2 (3.39%) Salesforce.com
4 2 (3.39%) NetSuite
5 1 (1.69%) Oracle
5 1 (1.69%) Cognos
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