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 21 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
21 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Software Developer
Rank 34 43 46
Rank change year-on-year
+9 +3
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Developer 26 13 20
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leicester 5.45% 3.49% 4.24%
As % of the Job Titles category 5.58% 3.57% 4.37%
Number of salaries quoted 25 10 18
Average salary £40,000 £38,750 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.22% -3.12%
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £35,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+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
466 364 458
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leicester 97.69% 97.59% 97.03%
Number of salaries quoted 411 329 366
Average salary £40,000 £35,000 £33,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+14.28% +4.47%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £24,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £45,000 £47,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +1.29%

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 21 August 2014.

Software Developer Salary Histogram in Leicester

Software Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leicester

For the 6 months to 21 August 2014, 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 63 (92.65%) C#
2 61 (89.71%) .NET
3 44 (64.71%) SQL Server
4 41 (60.29%) XML
5 30 (44.12%) SQL
5 30 (44.12%) Windows
6 29 (42.65%) JavaScript
7 27 (39.71%) C++
7 27 (39.71%) Java
7 27 (39.71%) Android
8 26 (38.24%) Software Engineering
9 25 (36.76%) T-SQL
9 25 (36.76%) ASP.NET
9 25 (36.76%) Web Development
9 25 (36.76%) jQuery
10 24 (35.29%) Oracle
10 24 (35.29%) LDAP
10 24 (35.29%) Microsoft
10 24 (35.29%) Smartcard
10 24 (35.29%) Blackberry
10 24 (35.29%) Finance
10 24 (35.29%) PKI
10 24 (35.29%) Mathematics
10 24 (35.29%) Computer Science
10 24 (35.29%) Apple iOS
10 24 (35.29%) BlackBerry OS
10 24 (35.29%) Cyber Security
11 23 (33.82%) HTML
12 21 (30.88%) .NET Framework
13 20 (29.41%) CSS

Software Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Leicester by Category

For the 6 months to 21 August 2014, 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 3 (4.41%) Tomcat
2 1 (1.47%) SharePoint
Communications & Networking
1 24 (35.29%) LDAP
2 5 (7.35%) Internet
3 2 (2.94%) Unified Communications
3 2 (2.94%) VoIP
4 1 (1.47%) TCP/IP
4 1 (1.47%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 44 (64.71%) SQL Server
2 14 (20.59%) SQL Server 2005
2 14 (20.59%) SQL Server 2008
2 14 (20.59%) SQL Server 2012
3 3 (4.41%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 4 (5.88%) Visual Studio
2 2 (2.94%) NUnit
2 2 (2.94%) JIRA
2 2 (2.94%) Hudson
General
1 24 (35.29%) Finance
2 2 (2.94%) Manufacturing
3 1 (1.47%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 61 (89.71%) .NET
2 41 (60.29%) XML
3 25 (36.76%) ASP.NET
3 25 (36.76%) jQuery
4 23 (33.82%) HTML
5 21 (30.88%) .NET Framework
6 20 (29.41%) LINQ
6 20 (29.41%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
6 20 (29.41%) CSS
7 17 (25.00%) XSD
7 17 (25.00%) Web Services
7 17 (25.00%) SOAP
7 17 (25.00%) XHTML
8 16 (23.53%) Ajax
8 16 (23.53%) ASP.NET MVC
9 14 (20.59%) ASP.NET MVC 4
9 14 (20.59%) XSLT
10 10 (14.71%) ASP.NET Web Forms
11 9 (13.24%) WinForms
11 9 (13.24%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 24 (35.29%) Smartcard
1 24 (35.29%) Blackberry
1 24 (35.29%) PKI
1 24 (35.29%) Mathematics
1 24 (35.29%) Computer Science
2 3 (4.41%) iPhone
2 3 (4.41%) W3C
3 2 (2.94%) Embedded Systems
4 1 (1.47%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (1.47%) Learning Management System
4 1 (1.47%) E-Learning
4 1 (1.47%) SCORM
Operating Systems
1 30 (44.12%) Windows
2 27 (39.71%) Android
3 24 (35.29%) Apple iOS
3 24 (35.29%) BlackBerry OS
4 3 (4.41%) Windows 8
5 1 (1.47%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (38.24%) Software Engineering
2 25 (36.76%) Web Development
3 24 (35.29%) Cyber Security
4 10 (14.71%) MVC
5 6 (8.82%) Workflow
6 5 (7.35%) Scrum
6 5 (7.35%) Agile Software Development
7 3 (4.41%) CRM
7 3 (4.41%) E-Commerce
7 3 (4.41%) SOA
7 3 (4.41%) Project Management
7 3 (4.41%) JVM Tuning
7 3 (4.41%) OO
7 3 (4.41%) Unit Testing
7 3 (4.41%) Multithreading
7 3 (4.41%) Waterfall
7 3 (4.41%) Responsive Web Design
8 2 (2.94%) Web Application Development
9 1 (1.47%) RUP
9 1 (1.47%) OOP
Programming Languages
1 63 (92.65%) C#
2 30 (44.12%) SQL
3 29 (42.65%) JavaScript
4 27 (39.71%) C++
4 27 (39.71%) Java
5 25 (36.76%) T-SQL
6 7 (10.29%) VB.NET
7 4 (5.88%) VB6
7 4 (5.88%) VB
Qualifications
1 5 (7.35%) Microsoft Certification
2 3 (4.41%) SC Cleared
2 3 (4.41%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.94%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 2 (2.94%) QA
Vendors
1 24 (35.29%) Oracle
1 24 (35.29%) Microsoft
2 3 (4.41%) JBoss
3 2 (2.94%) Twitter
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