The table below looks at the statistics for the Software 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 Software Developer in their job title over the 3 months to 31 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Software Developer
Rank 43 35 47
Rank change year-on-year
-8 +12
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Developer 10 26 15
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leicester 2.42% 5.58% 4.04%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.48% 5.71% 4.14%
Number of salaries quoted 7 25 12
Average salary £35,500 £40,000 £38,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
-11.25% +3.22%
90% offered a salary of more than £33,900 £30,000 £27,800
10% offered a salary of more than £42,400 £50,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £38,000 £37,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+1.33% +7.14%
Software 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
403 455 362
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leicester 97.34% 97.64% 97.57%
Number of salaries quoted 317 398 331
Average salary £35,750 £40,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-10.62% +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%

Software Developer
Jobs Demand Trend in Leicester

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Software Developer in the job title across the Leicester region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Software Developer Jobs Demand Trend in Leicester

Software Developer
Salary Trend in Leicester

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Software Developer across the Leicester region.

Software Developer Salary Trend in Leicester

Software Developer
Salary Histogram in Leicester

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Software Developer across the Leicester region over the 3 months to 31 August 2015.

Software Developer Salary Histogram in Leicester

Software Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leicester

For the 6 months to 31 August 2015, IT jobs across the Leicester region that cited Software 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 Software Developer in their job title.

1 40 (83.33%) C#
1 40 (83.33%) .NET
2 39 (81.25%) HTML
2 39 (81.25%) JavaScript
2 39 (81.25%) SQL
3 34 (70.83%) CSS
4 33 (68.75%) SQL Server
4 33 (68.75%) ASP.NET
5 32 (66.67%) T-SQL
6 31 (64.58%) jQuery
7 29 (60.42%) Ajax
8 26 (54.17%) SOAP
8 26 (54.17%) Web Services
9 25 (52.08%) Microsoft
9 25 (52.08%) SQL Server 2005
9 25 (52.08%) .NET Framework
10 24 (50.00%) SQL Server 2008
10 24 (50.00%) XHTML
10 24 (50.00%) XML
10 24 (50.00%) XSD
10 24 (50.00%) XSLT
10 24 (50.00%) SQL Server 2012
11 14 (29.17%) ASP.NET MVC
12 13 (27.08%) SDLC
12 13 (27.08%) MVC
13 7 (14.58%) VB.NET
13 7 (14.58%) Java
13 7 (14.58%) Degree
14 6 (12.50%) Python
14 6 (12.50%) Entity Framework

Software Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Leicester by Category

For the 6 months to 31 August 2015, IT jobs across the Leicester region that cited Software 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 Software Developer in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (2.08%) Node.js
Applications
1 1 (2.08%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.08%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.08%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 33 (68.75%) SQL Server
2 25 (52.08%) SQL Server 2005
3 24 (50.00%) SQL Server 2008
3 24 (50.00%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (2.08%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 3 (6.25%) Subversion
2 2 (4.17%) Visual Studio
3 1 (2.08%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (2.08%) PHPUnit
3 1 (2.08%) Sublime Text
3 1 (2.08%) PhpStorm
General
1 1 (2.08%) French Language
1 1 (2.08%) German Language
1 1 (2.08%) Italian Language
1 1 (2.08%) Spanish Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 40 (83.33%) .NET
2 39 (81.25%) HTML
3 34 (70.83%) CSS
4 33 (68.75%) ASP.NET
5 31 (64.58%) jQuery
6 29 (60.42%) Ajax
7 26 (54.17%) SOAP
7 26 (54.17%) Web Services
8 25 (52.08%) .NET Framework
9 24 (50.00%) XML
9 24 (50.00%) XSD
9 24 (50.00%) XSLT
9 24 (50.00%) XHTML
10 14 (29.17%) ASP.NET MVC
11 6 (12.50%) Entity Framework
11 6 (12.50%) ASP.NET MVC 4
12 5 (10.42%) LINQ
13 2 (4.17%) WinForms
13 2 (4.17%) ASP.NET Web API
13 2 (4.17%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 3 (6.25%) Computer Science
2 2 (4.17%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (2.08%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 5 (10.42%) Windows
2 1 (2.08%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (27.08%) MVC
1 13 (27.08%) SDLC
2 3 (6.25%) Software Engineering
3 2 (4.17%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (4.17%) TDD
3 2 (4.17%) Open Source
3 2 (4.17%) Dependency Injection
3 2 (4.17%) MVVM
4 1 (2.08%) Mentoring
4 1 (2.08%) API Development
4 1 (2.08%) CRM
4 1 (2.08%) Logistics
4 1 (2.08%) Scrum
4 1 (2.08%) Software Testing
4 1 (2.08%) Web Development
4 1 (2.08%) Unit Testing
4 1 (2.08%) Continuous Integration
4 1 (2.08%) Multithreading
Programming Languages
1 40 (83.33%) C#
2 39 (81.25%) JavaScript
2 39 (81.25%) SQL
3 32 (66.67%) T-SQL
4 7 (14.58%) Java
4 7 (14.58%) VB.NET
5 6 (12.50%) Python
6 2 (4.17%) VB6
6 2 (4.17%) PHP
6 2 (4.17%) VB
7 1 (2.08%) C++
7 1 (2.08%) XPath
Qualifications
1 7 (14.58%) Degree
2 1 (2.08%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (4.17%) ISO 9001
Vendors
1 25 (52.08%) Microsoft
2 1 (2.08%) Google
2 1 (2.08%) Twitter
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