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

Location
3 months to
26 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Senior Developer
Rank 25 46 37
Rank change year-on-year
+21 -9
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Developer 34 35 22
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leicester 8.56% 6.23% 5.64%
As % of the Job Titles category 8.67% 6.48% 5.71%
Number of salaries quoted 32 33 22
Average salary £40,000 £43,000 £37,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.97% +16.21%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £37,500 £34,650
10% offered a salary of more than £49,500 £45,000 £44,500
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
392 540 385
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leicester 98.74% 96.09% 98.72%
Number of salaries quoted 324 444 355
Average salary £42,000 £38,000 £34,650
Average salary % change year-on-year
+10.52% +9.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,500 £25,000 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,600 £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 26 February 2015.

Senior Developer Salary Histogram in Leicester

Senior Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leicester

For the 6 months to 26 February 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 45 (83.33%) jQuery
2 44 (81.48%) JavaScript
3 39 (72.22%) CSS
4 33 (61.11%) C#
4 33 (61.11%) .NET
5 26 (48.15%) ASP.NET
6 25 (46.30%) HTML
7 24 (44.44%) MVC
7 24 (44.44%) .NET Framework
8 22 (40.74%) SQL
8 22 (40.74%) SOAP
9 21 (38.89%) SQL Server
10 19 (35.19%) MySQL
10 19 (35.19%) E-Commerce
10 19 (35.19%) Web Design
11 18 (33.33%) PHP
12 16 (29.63%) ASP.NET MVC
13 15 (27.78%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
13 15 (27.78%) Ajax
13 15 (27.78%) Web Services
14 14 (25.93%) XML
15 13 (24.07%) HTML5
16 12 (22.22%) XSLT
16 12 (22.22%) Agile Software Development
16 12 (22.22%) TDD
16 12 (22.22%) SEO
17 11 (20.37%) LAMP
17 11 (20.37%) XHTML
17 11 (20.37%) Magento
17 11 (20.37%) REST

Senior Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Leicester by Category

For the 6 months to 26 February 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 9 (16.67%) Apache
2 4 (7.41%) SharePoint Server
3 2 (3.70%) DNN
3 2 (3.70%) IIS
4 1 (1.85%) WordPress
4 1 (1.85%) CMS
Applications
1 3 (5.56%) Photoshop
2 2 (3.70%) MS Excel
3 1 (1.85%) Adobe Illustrator
Business Applications
1 11 (20.37%) Magento
Communications & Networking
1 3 (5.56%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (38.89%) SQL Server
2 19 (35.19%) MySQL
3 9 (16.67%) SQL Server 2005
3 9 (16.67%) SQL Server 2008
3 9 (16.67%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 7 (12.96%) Team Foundation Server
2 4 (7.41%) Subversion
3 2 (3.70%) Selenium
3 2 (3.70%) Git (software)
3 2 (3.70%) JUnit
3 2 (3.70%) Eclipse
3 2 (3.70%) CruiseControl
3 2 (3.70%) SoapUI
3 2 (3.70%) Redmine
4 1 (1.85%) Visual Studio
4 1 (1.85%) MSTest
General
1 2 (3.70%) Finance
2 1 (1.85%) Aerospace
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 45 (83.33%) jQuery
2 39 (72.22%) CSS
3 33 (61.11%) .NET
4 26 (48.15%) ASP.NET
5 25 (46.30%) HTML
6 24 (44.44%) .NET Framework
7 22 (40.74%) SOAP
8 16 (29.63%) ASP.NET MVC
9 15 (27.78%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
9 15 (27.78%) Web Services
9 15 (27.78%) Ajax
10 14 (25.93%) XML
11 13 (24.07%) HTML5
12 12 (22.22%) XSLT
13 11 (20.37%) XHTML
13 11 (20.37%) LAMP
13 11 (20.37%) REST
14 9 (16.67%) JSON
14 9 (16.67%) XSD
15 8 (14.81%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 6 (11.11%) Graphic Design
2 4 (7.41%) Mobile App
3 1 (1.85%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (1.85%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 9 (16.67%) Linux
2 3 (5.56%) Android
2 3 (5.56%) Apple iOS
3 2 (3.70%) UNIX
3 2 (3.70%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (44.44%) MVC
2 19 (35.19%) E-Commerce
2 19 (35.19%) Web Design
3 12 (22.22%) Agile Software Development
3 12 (22.22%) TDD
3 12 (22.22%) SEO
4 11 (20.37%) Responsive Web Design
5 7 (12.96%) Dependency Injection
6 6 (11.11%) Continuous Integration
6 6 (11.11%) Performance Tuning
7 5 (9.26%) Software Engineering
7 5 (9.26%) OO
8 4 (7.41%) Mobile Application Development
9 3 (5.56%) OO PHP
10 2 (3.70%) Mentoring
10 2 (3.70%) Android Development
10 2 (3.70%) iOS Development
10 2 (3.70%) OOP
11 1 (1.85%) CRM
11 1 (1.85%) Refactoring
Programming Languages
1 44 (81.48%) JavaScript
2 33 (61.11%) C#
3 22 (40.74%) SQL
4 18 (33.33%) PHP
5 9 (16.67%) T-SQL
6 7 (12.96%) VB.NET
7 5 (9.26%) VB
8 4 (7.41%) VB6
9 3 (5.56%) Java
10 1 (1.85%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 2 (3.70%) Sun Certification
2 1 (1.85%) Degree
2 1 (1.85%) VCP4
Vendors
1 10 (18.52%) Microsoft
2 3 (5.56%) Adobe
3 1 (1.85%) Sun
3 1 (1.85%) Oracle
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