The first table below looks at the demand 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 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the Leicester region.

Location
3 months to
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Software Developer
Rank 33 48 44
Rank change year-on-year
+15 -4
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Developer 41 15 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leicester 7.01% 3.34% 2.34%
As % of the Job Titles category 7.35% 3.42% 2.48%
Number of salaries quoted 40 15 8
Average salary £45,500 £35,000 £29,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+30.00% +18.64%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £26,000 £27,850
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £50,000 £38,250
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £35,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Job Titles Category
Leicester
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
558 438 322
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leicester 95.38% 97.55% 94.15%
Number of salaries quoted 469 387 301
Average salary £38,500 £35,000 £34,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+10.00% +2.94%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £26,500 £24,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,325 £38,000
% change year-on-year
+4.37% +0.85%
Software Developer
Leicestershire

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 18 April 2014.

Software Developer Salary Histogram in Leicester

Software Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leicester

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 88 (96.70%) C#
2 77 (84.62%) .NET
3 71 (78.02%) SQL Server
4 60 (65.93%) XML
5 46 (50.55%) Windows
6 40 (43.96%) Microsoft
6 40 (43.96%) Finance
6 40 (43.96%) Software Engineering
7 37 (40.66%) SQL
8 36 (39.56%) C++
8 36 (39.56%) Web Development
8 36 (39.56%) Android
9 35 (38.46%) Oracle
10 34 (37.36%) HTML
10 34 (37.36%) JavaScript
10 34 (37.36%) Apple iOS
11 33 (36.26%) Computer Science
11 33 (36.26%) Java
11 33 (36.26%) ASP.NET
11 33 (36.26%) Blackberry
12 32 (35.16%) jQuery
13 31 (34.07%) PKI
13 31 (34.07%) Mathematics
13 31 (34.07%) BlackBerry OS
13 31 (34.07%) Smartcard
13 31 (34.07%) LDAP
13 31 (34.07%) Cyber Security
14 29 (31.87%) CSS
15 26 (28.57%) LINQ
16 25 (27.47%) Ajax

Software Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Leicester by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 4 (4.40%) SharePoint
2 3 (3.30%) Lync
3 1 (1.10%) SharePoint 2010
3 1 (1.10%) IIS
Applications
1 9 (9.89%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (3.30%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.20%) SaaS
2 1 (1.10%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 31 (34.07%) LDAP
2 3 (3.30%) Intranet
3 1 (1.10%) Internet
3 1 (1.10%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 71 (78.02%) SQL Server
2 20 (21.98%) SQL Server 2008
2 20 (21.98%) SQL Server 2005
2 20 (21.98%) SQL Server 2012
3 3 (3.30%) Relational Database
4 2 (2.20%) MySQL
5 1 (1.10%) PostgreSQL
5 1 (1.10%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 7 (7.69%) Visual Studio
2 2 (2.20%) JIRA
2 2 (2.20%) NUnit
3 1 (1.10%) Microsoft Blend
3 1 (1.10%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 40 (43.96%) Finance
2 3 (3.30%) Billing
3 2 (2.20%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 77 (84.62%) .NET
2 60 (65.93%) XML
3 34 (37.36%) HTML
4 33 (36.26%) ASP.NET
5 32 (35.16%) jQuery
6 29 (31.87%) CSS
7 26 (28.57%) LINQ
8 25 (27.47%) Ajax
8 25 (27.47%) SOAP
9 24 (26.37%) Web Services
10 22 (24.18%) XHTML
11 21 (23.08%) .NET Framework
11 21 (23.08%) ASP.NET MVC
12 20 (21.98%) ASP.NET MVC 4
12 20 (21.98%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
12 20 (21.98%) XSD
12 20 (21.98%) XSLT
13 11 (12.09%) WPF
14 8 (8.79%) WinForms
15 5 (5.49%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 33 (36.26%) Computer Science
1 33 (36.26%) Blackberry
2 31 (34.07%) PKI
2 31 (34.07%) Mathematics
2 31 (34.07%) Smartcard
3 3 (3.30%) iPhone
3 3 (3.30%) Mobile App
4 2 (2.20%) Embedded Systems
5 1 (1.10%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 46 (50.55%) Windows
2 36 (39.56%) Android
3 34 (37.36%) Apple iOS
4 31 (34.07%) BlackBerry OS
5 4 (4.40%) Linux
6 3 (3.30%) UNIX
7 2 (2.20%) Windows 8
7 2 (2.20%) Windows Phone 8
7 2 (2.20%) Windows Phone
8 1 (1.10%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 40 (43.96%) Software Engineering
2 36 (39.56%) Web Development
3 31 (34.07%) Cyber Security
4 18 (19.78%) Information Security
5 10 (10.99%) OO
6 9 (9.89%) Unit Testing
7 8 (8.79%) Multithreading
8 7 (7.69%) CRM
9 6 (6.59%) MVVM
10 5 (5.49%) Software Architecture
10 5 (5.49%) OOP
11 4 (4.40%) MVC
12 3 (3.30%) Validation
12 3 (3.30%) Web Application Development
13 2 (2.20%) Continuous Integration
13 2 (2.20%) Agile Software Development
13 2 (2.20%) TDD
13 2 (2.20%) Dependency Injection
14 1 (1.10%) Mobile Application Development
14 1 (1.10%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 88 (96.70%) C#
2 37 (40.66%) SQL
3 36 (39.56%) C++
4 34 (37.36%) JavaScript
5 33 (36.26%) Java
6 25 (27.47%) T-SQL
7 8 (8.79%) PHP
8 3 (3.30%) PowerShell
8 3 (3.30%) XAML
8 3 (3.30%) Shell Script
8 3 (3.30%) C
8 3 (3.30%) Delphi
9 2 (2.20%) VB.NET
9 2 (2.20%) PowerHouse
9 2 (2.20%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 7 (7.69%) Degree
2 5 (5.49%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (1.10%) Chartered Engineer
3 1 (1.10%) MCDBA
3 1 (1.10%) MCP
Vendors
1 40 (43.96%) Microsoft
2 35 (38.46%) Oracle
3 1 (1.10%) Telerik
Leicester
Jam Recruitment
Salary: £32000 - £42000.00 per annum
Posted: 17 days ago
Leicester
Progressive Recruitment
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 22 days ago