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 29 April 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
29 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Software Developer
Rank 30 37 41
Rank change year-on-year
+7 +4
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Developer 19 31 41
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leicester 5.86% 7.08% 7.09%
As % of the Job Titles category 5.92% 7.09% 7.27%
Number of salaries quoted 19 31 40
Average salary £42,500 £43,000 £45,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-1.16% -5.49%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £40,000 £34,750
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £46,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
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
321 437 564
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leicester 99.07% 99.77% 97.58%
Number of salaries quoted 256 372 475
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £41,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% -2.43%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £28,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £47,500 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

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 29 April 2016.

Software Developer Salary Histogram in Leicester

Software Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leicester

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, 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 24 (64.86%) HTML
2 22 (59.46%) .NET
3 21 (56.76%) C#
3 21 (56.76%) CSS
4 18 (48.65%) SQL
5 16 (43.24%) Microsoft
5 16 (43.24%) .NET Framework
6 15 (40.54%) Oracle
7 14 (37.84%) JavaScript
7 14 (37.84%) Unit Testing
7 14 (37.84%) HTML5
7 14 (37.84%) User Experience
8 13 (35.14%) MS Excel
9 12 (32.43%) Visual Studio
10 11 (29.73%) SQL Server
10 11 (29.73%) Agile Software Development
11 10 (27.03%) Software Engineering
11 10 (27.03%) WPF
11 10 (27.03%) Silverlight
11 10 (27.03%) ADO.NET
11 10 (27.03%) Java
11 10 (27.03%) Telerik
11 10 (27.03%) XAML
11 10 (27.03%) ASP.NET Web Forms
12 9 (24.32%) Relational Database
12 9 (24.32%) Analytical Skills
12 9 (24.32%) MVC
12 9 (24.32%) Marketing
13 8 (21.62%) CSS3
13 8 (21.62%) PHP

Software Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Leicester by Category

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, 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 4 (10.81%) Elasticsearch
1 4 (10.81%) IIS
Applications
1 13 (35.14%) MS Excel
2 3 (8.11%) MS Office
2 3 (8.11%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (2.70%) Retail-J
Cloud Services
1 4 (10.81%) Amazon AWS
1 4 (10.81%) Amazon EC2
1 4 (10.81%) Amazon ELB
1 4 (10.81%) Amazon S3
1 4 (10.81%) Amazon SQS
1 4 (10.81%) CloudFront
1 4 (10.81%) Route 53
1 4 (10.81%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (5.41%) Modbus
1 2 (5.41%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (29.73%) SQL Server
2 9 (24.32%) Relational Database
3 8 (21.62%) MySQL
4 5 (13.51%) SQL Server 2012
5 4 (10.81%) Amazon RDS
6 2 (5.41%) Oracle Reports
6 2 (5.41%) SQL Server 2005
7 1 (2.70%) MariaDB
7 1 (2.70%) MongoDB
7 1 (2.70%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 12 (32.43%) Visual Studio
2 7 (18.92%) Git (software)
3 4 (10.81%) Jenkins
3 4 (10.81%) MSBuild
3 4 (10.81%) ReSharper
3 4 (10.81%) Team Foundation Server
4 3 (8.11%) Mercurial
4 3 (8.11%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
4 3 (8.11%) Subversion
General
1 9 (24.32%) Marketing
2 4 (10.81%) Japanese Language
2 4 (10.81%) Retail
2 4 (10.81%) Russian Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (64.86%) HTML
2 22 (59.46%) .NET
3 21 (56.76%) CSS
4 16 (43.24%) .NET Framework
5 14 (37.84%) HTML5
6 10 (27.03%) ADO.NET
6 10 (27.03%) ASP.NET Web Forms
6 10 (27.03%) Silverlight
6 10 (27.03%) WPF
7 8 (21.62%) CSS3
7 8 (21.62%) Web Services
8 7 (18.92%) Symfony
9 6 (16.22%) ASP.NET
10 5 (13.51%) ASP.NET MVC
11 4 (10.81%) ASP.NET MVC 2
11 4 (10.81%) WinForms
12 3 (8.11%) jQuery
12 3 (8.11%) Silex
13 1 (2.70%) Leaflet
13 1 (2.70%) OpenLayers
Miscellaneous
1 14 (37.84%) User Experience
2 9 (24.32%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (8.11%) Credit Risk
3 3 (8.11%) e-Learning
3 3 (8.11%) Mobile App
4 1 (2.70%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 6 (16.22%) Windows
2 5 (13.51%) Windows Server
3 3 (8.11%) Windows Server 2008
3 3 (8.11%) Windows Server 2012
3 3 (8.11%) Windows Vista
4 1 (2.70%) Linux
4 1 (2.70%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (2.70%) Windows 7
4 1 (2.70%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (37.84%) Unit Testing
2 11 (29.73%) Agile Software Development
3 10 (27.03%) Software Engineering
4 9 (24.32%) MVC
5 7 (18.92%) Waterfall
6 6 (16.22%) High Availability
7 5 (13.51%) Logistics
8 4 (10.81%) Compatibility Testing
8 4 (10.81%) Continuous Integration
8 4 (10.81%) Cross-Browser Compatibility
8 4 (10.81%) Network Marketing
8 4 (10.81%) OWASP
8 4 (10.81%) Software Delivery
8 4 (10.81%) Test Strategy
8 4 (10.81%) UML
8 4 (10.81%) Web Development
9 3 (8.11%) Coaching
9 3 (8.11%) Mentoring
9 3 (8.11%) Project Management
9 3 (8.11%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 21 (56.76%) C#
2 18 (48.65%) SQL
3 14 (37.84%) JavaScript
4 10 (27.03%) Java
4 10 (27.03%) XAML
5 8 (21.62%) PHP
6 7 (18.92%) Python
7 5 (13.51%) T-SQL
8 4 (10.81%) PowerShell
9 3 (8.11%) C++
9 3 (8.11%) Delphi
9 3 (8.11%) Pascal
9 3 (8.11%) VB.NET
10 1 (2.70%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 7 (18.92%) Degree
2 3 (8.11%) MCAD
2 3 (8.11%) MCSA
2 3 (8.11%) Microsoft Certification
Systems Management
1 4 (10.81%) Capistrano
Vendors
1 16 (43.24%) Microsoft
2 15 (40.54%) Oracle
3 10 (27.03%) Telerik
4 2 (5.41%) Siemens
5 1 (2.70%) Red Hat
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