The statistics below represent IT jobs advertised across the Leicester region that had Software Developer featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the salaries offered over the 3 months to 28 August 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
28 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Software Developer
Rank 33 46 37
Rank change year-on-year
+13 -9
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Developer 30 9 27
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leicester 6.74% 2.26% 5.72%
As % of the Job Titles category 6.90% 2.29% 5.82%
Number of salaries quoted 28 6 26
Median salary £47,250 £36,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+29.45% -8.75%
90% offered a salary of more than £34,700 £34,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £54,750 £43,000 £50,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £38,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%
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
435 393 464
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leicester 97.75% 98.50% 98.31%
Number of salaries quoted 384 310 408
Median salary £42,500 £35,000 £39,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+21.42% -10.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £25,500 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £50,000
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

Software Developer
Jobs Demand Trend in Leicester

The demand trend of job ads across the Leicester region that featured Software Developer in the job title.

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 28 August 2016.

Software Developer Salary Histogram in Leicester

Software Developer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leicester

For the 6 months to 28 August 2016, Software Developer job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Leicester region featuring Software Developer in the job title.

1 46 (86.79%) HTML
2 45 (84.91%) C#
2 45 (84.91%) .NET
3 42 (79.25%) CSS
4 35 (66.04%) ASP.NET
4 35 (66.04%) SQL
5 34 (64.15%) JavaScript
6 32 (60.38%) SQL Server
6 32 (60.38%) MVC
7 31 (58.49%) T-SQL
8 30 (56.60%) Microsoft
9 29 (54.72%) .NET Framework
10 27 (50.94%) jQuery
11 25 (47.17%) ASP.NET MVC
12 23 (43.40%) SQL Server 2012
13 21 (39.62%) Ajax
14 20 (37.74%) XML
15 19 (35.85%) SOAP
15 19 (35.85%) Web Services
16 18 (33.96%) SQL Server 2005
16 18 (33.96%) XSD
16 18 (33.96%) XSLT
16 18 (33.96%) XHTML
16 18 (33.96%) SQL Server 2008
17 17 (32.08%) HTML5
18 15 (28.30%) Unit Testing
19 13 (24.53%) Visual Studio
20 11 (20.75%) Telerik
20 11 (20.75%) User Experience
21 10 (18.87%) Degree

Software Developer Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in Leicester by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 7 (13.21%) IIS
Applications
1 9 (16.98%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.89%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 32 (60.38%) SQL Server
2 23 (43.40%) SQL Server 2012
3 18 (33.96%) SQL Server 2005
3 18 (33.96%) SQL Server 2008
4 2 (3.77%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 2 (3.77%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 1 (1.89%) GIS
5 1 (1.89%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 13 (24.53%) Visual Studio
2 5 (9.43%) Team Foundation Server
3 4 (7.55%) MSBuild
3 4 (7.55%) ReSharper
4 2 (3.77%) Microsoft Blend
5 1 (1.89%) SoapUI
General
1 4 (7.55%) Marketing
2 1 (1.89%) Automotive
2 1 (1.89%) Back Office
2 1 (1.89%) Front Office
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 46 (86.79%) HTML
2 45 (84.91%) .NET
3 42 (79.25%) CSS
4 35 (66.04%) ASP.NET
5 29 (54.72%) .NET Framework
6 27 (50.94%) jQuery
7 25 (47.17%) ASP.NET MVC
8 21 (39.62%) Ajax
9 20 (37.74%) XML
10 19 (35.85%) SOAP
10 19 (35.85%) Web Services
11 18 (33.96%) XHTML
11 18 (33.96%) XSD
11 18 (33.96%) XSLT
12 17 (32.08%) HTML5
13 8 (15.09%) ADO.NET
13 8 (15.09%) ASP.NET Web Forms
14 7 (13.21%) Silverlight
14 7 (13.21%) WPF
15 5 (9.43%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 11 (20.75%) User Experience
2 6 (11.32%) Computer Science
3 4 (7.55%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (1.89%) Social Media
4 1 (1.89%) Xbox
Processes & Methodologies
1 32 (60.38%) MVC
2 15 (28.30%) Unit Testing
3 7 (13.21%) Web Development
4 5 (9.43%) Agile Software Development
4 5 (9.43%) UML
5 4 (7.55%) Compatibility Testing
5 4 (7.55%) Continuous Integration
5 4 (7.55%) Cross-Browser Compatibility
5 4 (7.55%) Image Processing
5 4 (7.55%) MVVM
5 4 (7.55%) OWASP
5 4 (7.55%) Software Delivery
5 4 (7.55%) Test Strategy
5 4 (7.55%) Waterfall
6 1 (1.89%) API Testing
6 1 (1.89%) Continuous Improvement
6 1 (1.89%) Dependency Injection
6 1 (1.89%) Mentoring
6 1 (1.89%) Performance Tuning
6 1 (1.89%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 45 (84.91%) C#
2 35 (66.04%) SQL
3 34 (64.15%) JavaScript
4 31 (58.49%) T-SQL
5 7 (13.21%) XAML
6 5 (9.43%) C
7 4 (7.55%) Embedded C
7 4 (7.55%) Java
7 4 (7.55%) PowerShell
7 4 (7.55%) Python
8 2 (3.77%) VB.NET
9 1 (1.89%) VBA
9 1 (1.89%) VBScript
9 1 (1.89%) XQuery
Qualifications
1 10 (18.87%) Degree
2 2 (3.77%) DBS Check
3 1 (1.89%) SC Cleared
3 1 (1.89%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.89%) QA
System Software
1 4 (7.55%) Firmware
Vendors
1 30 (56.60%) Microsoft
2 11 (20.75%) Telerik
3 8 (15.09%) Oracle
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