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 30 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Software Developer
Rank 22 32 54
Rank change year-on-year
+10 +22
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Developer 33 49 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leicester 8.38% 9.18% 1.96%
As % of the Job Titles category 8.44% 9.48% 1.98%
Number of salaries quoted 33 47 7
Average salary £40,000 £45,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-11.11% +28.57%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,000 £26,748 £31,900
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £50,000 £40,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £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
391 517 353
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leicester 99.24% 96.82% 98.88%
Number of salaries quoted 332 436 337
Average salary £40,000 £38,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.26% +8.57%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £23,000 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,000 £45,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

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 30 January 2015.

Software Developer Salary Histogram in Leicester

Software Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leicester

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, 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 50 (100.00%) .NET
2 49 (98.00%) C#
3 45 (90.00%) SQL Server
4 31 (62.00%) XML
5 28 (56.00%) SQL
6 26 (52.00%) T-SQL
7 25 (50.00%) JavaScript
7 25 (50.00%) jQuery
8 23 (46.00%) ASP.NET
9 21 (42.00%) CSS
9 21 (42.00%) HTML
10 20 (40.00%) Windows
11 19 (38.00%) C++
11 19 (38.00%) ASP.NET MVC
11 19 (38.00%) Ajax
11 19 (38.00%) Web Development
12 18 (36.00%) Finance
12 18 (36.00%) Mathematics
12 18 (36.00%) Computer Science
12 18 (36.00%) Software Engineering
12 18 (36.00%) PKI
12 18 (36.00%) Android
12 18 (36.00%) Java
12 18 (36.00%) Oracle
12 18 (36.00%) LDAP
12 18 (36.00%) Smartcard
12 18 (36.00%) Blackberry
12 18 (36.00%) Apple iOS
12 18 (36.00%) BlackBerry OS
12 18 (36.00%) Cyber Security

Software Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Leicester by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, 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 (6.00%) SharePoint
Business Applications
1 3 (6.00%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (2.00%) Sage 200
Communications & Networking
1 18 (36.00%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 45 (90.00%) SQL Server
2 12 (24.00%) SQL Server 2012
2 12 (24.00%) SQL Server 2008
2 12 (24.00%) SQL Server 2005
3 1 (2.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 4 (8.00%) Microsoft Blend
1 4 (8.00%) Subversion
2 2 (4.00%) Hudson
3 1 (2.00%) Visual Studio
General
1 18 (36.00%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 50 (100.00%) .NET
2 31 (62.00%) XML
3 25 (50.00%) jQuery
4 23 (46.00%) ASP.NET
5 21 (42.00%) CSS
5 21 (42.00%) HTML
6 19 (38.00%) ASP.NET MVC
6 19 (38.00%) Ajax
7 15 (30.00%) .NET Framework
8 14 (28.00%) LINQ
8 14 (28.00%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
9 12 (24.00%) XHTML
9 12 (24.00%) XSD
9 12 (24.00%) XSLT
9 12 (24.00%) SOAP
9 12 (24.00%) Web Services
10 11 (22.00%) ASP.NET MVC 4
11 7 (14.00%) WPF
12 3 (6.00%) WinForms
12 3 (6.00%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 18 (36.00%) Mathematics
1 18 (36.00%) Computer Science
1 18 (36.00%) PKI
1 18 (36.00%) Smartcard
1 18 (36.00%) Blackberry
2 7 (14.00%) Open Source
3 1 (2.00%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 20 (40.00%) Windows
2 18 (36.00%) Android
2 18 (36.00%) Apple iOS
2 18 (36.00%) BlackBerry OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (38.00%) Web Development
2 18 (36.00%) Software Engineering
2 18 (36.00%) Cyber Security
3 9 (18.00%) MVC
4 8 (16.00%) Agile Software Development
5 3 (6.00%) Workflow
5 3 (6.00%) CRM
6 1 (2.00%) TDD
6 1 (2.00%) OOP
6 1 (2.00%) OO
Programming Languages
1 49 (98.00%) C#
2 28 (56.00%) SQL
3 26 (52.00%) T-SQL
4 25 (50.00%) JavaScript
5 19 (38.00%) C++
6 18 (36.00%) Java
7 9 (18.00%) VB.NET
8 1 (2.00%) VB6
8 1 (2.00%) VBA
8 1 (2.00%) VB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (4.00%) ISO 9001
Vendors
1 18 (36.00%) Oracle
2 15 (30.00%) Microsoft
3 2 (4.00%) Twitter
4 1 (2.00%) Sage
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