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 11 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
11 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Software Developer
Rank 34 21 39
Rank change year-on-year
-13 +18
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Developer 21 35 45
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leicester 5.40% 8.86% 8.15%
As % of the Job Titles category 5.44% 8.86% 8.26%
Number of salaries quoted 21 35 43
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% -11.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,000 £31,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £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
386 395 545
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leicester 99.23% 100.00% 98.73%
Number of salaries quoted 341 330 454
Average salary £42,500 £40,500 £38,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.93% +6.57%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £30,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £50,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -

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 11 February 2016.

Software Developer Salary Histogram in Leicester

Software Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leicester

For the 6 months to 11 February 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 22 (68.75%) SQL
2 19 (59.38%) JavaScript
2 19 (59.38%) C#
2 19 (59.38%) HTML
2 19 (59.38%) .NET
3 18 (56.25%) CSS
4 14 (43.75%) Microsoft
4 14 (43.75%) SQL Server
4 14 (43.75%) PHP
4 14 (43.75%) .NET Framework
4 14 (43.75%) Relational Database
5 11 (34.38%) MVC
5 11 (34.38%) Software Engineering
6 10 (31.25%) ASP.NET
6 10 (31.25%) jQuery
6 10 (31.25%) HTML5
7 9 (28.13%) Unit Testing
7 9 (28.13%) WPF
7 9 (28.13%) ASP.NET Web Forms
7 9 (28.13%) Java
7 9 (28.13%) Oracle
7 9 (28.13%) Telerik
8 8 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
8 8 (25.00%) MySQL
8 8 (25.00%) User Experience
8 8 (25.00%) ASP.NET MVC
9 7 (21.88%) Git (software)
9 7 (21.88%) Symfony
9 7 (21.88%) Analytical Skills
9 7 (21.88%) Visual Studio

Software Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Leicester by Category

For the 6 months to 11 February 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 5 (15.63%) IIS
2 4 (12.50%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 7 (21.88%) MS Excel
2 3 (9.38%) MS Office
2 3 (9.38%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (3.13%) Retail-J
Cloud Services
1 4 (12.50%) Amazon AWS
1 4 (12.50%) Amazon EC2
1 4 (12.50%) Amazon ELB
1 4 (12.50%) Amazon S3
1 4 (12.50%) Amazon SQS
1 4 (12.50%) CloudFront
1 4 (12.50%) Route 53
1 4 (12.50%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (6.25%) Modbus
1 2 (6.25%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (43.75%) Relational Database
1 14 (43.75%) SQL Server
2 8 (25.00%) MySQL
3 5 (15.63%) SQL Server 2008
4 4 (12.50%) Amazon RDS
5 2 (6.25%) Oracle Reports
6 1 (3.13%) MariaDB
6 1 (3.13%) MongoDB
6 1 (3.13%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 7 (21.88%) Git (software)
1 7 (21.88%) Visual Studio
2 5 (15.63%) Team Foundation Server
3 4 (12.50%) Jenkins
4 3 (9.38%) Mercurial
4 3 (9.38%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
4 3 (9.38%) Subversion
General
1 4 (12.50%) Japanese Language
1 4 (12.50%) Marketing
1 4 (12.50%) Retail
1 4 (12.50%) Russian Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (59.38%) .NET
1 19 (59.38%) HTML
2 18 (56.25%) CSS
3 14 (43.75%) .NET Framework
4 10 (31.25%) ASP.NET
4 10 (31.25%) HTML5
4 10 (31.25%) jQuery
5 9 (28.13%) ASP.NET Web Forms
5 9 (28.13%) WPF
6 8 (25.00%) ASP.NET MVC
7 7 (21.88%) Symfony
7 7 (21.88%) Web Services
8 5 (15.63%) ASP.NET MVC 3
8 5 (15.63%) Entity Framework
8 5 (15.63%) LINQ to SQL
8 5 (15.63%) Silverlight
8 5 (15.63%) WinForms
9 4 (12.50%) ADO.NET
9 4 (12.50%) CSS3
10 3 (9.38%) Silex
Miscellaneous
1 8 (25.00%) User Experience
2 7 (21.88%) Analytical Skills
3 5 (15.63%) NHS
4 3 (9.38%) Credit Risk
4 3 (9.38%) e-Learning
4 3 (9.38%) Mobile App
5 1 (3.13%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 6 (18.75%) Windows
2 5 (15.63%) Windows Server
3 3 (9.38%) Windows Server 2008
3 3 (9.38%) Windows Server 2012
3 3 (9.38%) Windows Vista
4 1 (3.13%) Linux
4 1 (3.13%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (3.13%) Windows 7
4 1 (3.13%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (34.38%) MVC
1 11 (34.38%) Software Engineering
2 9 (28.13%) Unit Testing
3 8 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
4 6 (18.75%) High Availability
4 6 (18.75%) SDLC
5 5 (15.63%) Logistics
6 4 (12.50%) Network Marketing
7 3 (9.38%) Business Analysis
7 3 (9.38%) Coaching
7 3 (9.38%) Mentoring
7 3 (9.38%) Open Source
7 3 (9.38%) Project Management
7 3 (9.38%) Requirements Analysis
7 3 (9.38%) Waterfall
8 1 (3.13%) Change Management
8 1 (3.13%) DevOps
8 1 (3.13%) E-Commerce
8 1 (3.13%) Enterprise Architecture
Programming Languages
1 22 (68.75%) SQL
2 19 (59.38%) C#
2 19 (59.38%) JavaScript
3 14 (43.75%) PHP
4 9 (28.13%) Java
5 6 (18.75%) VB.NET
6 5 (15.63%) Python
7 4 (12.50%) C++
7 4 (12.50%) XAML
8 3 (9.38%) Delphi
8 3 (9.38%) Pascal
9 2 (6.25%) T-SQL
10 1 (3.13%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 5 (15.63%) Degree
2 3 (9.38%) MCAD
2 3 (9.38%) MCSA
2 3 (9.38%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (3.13%) Security Cleared
Systems Management
1 4 (12.50%) Capistrano
Vendors
1 14 (43.75%) Microsoft
2 9 (28.13%) Oracle
2 9 (28.13%) Telerik
3 2 (6.25%) Siemens
4 1 (3.13%) Red Hat
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