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 18 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
18 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Software Developer
Rank 38 47 50
Rank change year-on-year
+9 +3
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Developer 19 17 17
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leicester 4.52% 4.45% 4.09%
As % of the Job Titles category 4.63% 4.59% 4.20%
Number of salaries quoted 19 16 15
Average salary £50,000 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+17.64% +6.25%
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
410 370 405
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leicester 97.62% 96.86% 97.36%
Number of salaries quoted 360 340 320
Average salary £40,000 £36,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+9.58% +4.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,000 £26,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £45,000 £47,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

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 September 2014.

Software Developer Salary Histogram in Leicester

Software Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leicester

For the 6 months to 18 September 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 54 (91.53%) C#
1 54 (91.53%) .NET
2 38 (64.41%) XML
3 37 (62.71%) SQL Server
4 27 (45.76%) Java
4 27 (45.76%) JavaScript
5 26 (44.07%) SQL
5 26 (44.07%) C++
6 25 (42.37%) Software Engineering
6 25 (42.37%) Web Development
6 25 (42.37%) Android
6 25 (42.37%) Windows
7 24 (40.68%) Oracle
7 24 (40.68%) Finance
7 24 (40.68%) LDAP
7 24 (40.68%) Smartcard
7 24 (40.68%) Blackberry
7 24 (40.68%) Apple iOS
7 24 (40.68%) BlackBerry OS
7 24 (40.68%) Cyber Security
7 24 (40.68%) Mathematics
7 24 (40.68%) Computer Science
7 24 (40.68%) PKI
8 22 (37.29%) jQuery
9 21 (35.59%) T-SQL
10 19 (32.20%) HTML
10 19 (32.20%) .NET Framework
11 18 (30.51%) LINQ
11 18 (30.51%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
11 18 (30.51%) ASP.NET

Software Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Leicester by Category

For the 6 months to 18 September 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 (5.08%) Tomcat
2 1 (1.69%) SharePoint
Communications & Networking
1 24 (40.68%) LDAP
2 5 (8.47%) Internet
3 2 (3.39%) VoIP
3 2 (3.39%) Unified Communications
4 1 (1.69%) TCP/IP
4 1 (1.69%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 37 (62.71%) SQL Server
2 11 (18.64%) SQL Server 2005
2 11 (18.64%) SQL Server 2008
2 11 (18.64%) SQL Server 2012
3 3 (5.08%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 3 (5.08%) Hudson
2 2 (3.39%) Visual Studio
3 1 (1.69%) JIRA
3 1 (1.69%) NUnit
General
1 24 (40.68%) Finance
2 1 (1.69%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 54 (91.53%) .NET
2 38 (64.41%) XML
3 22 (37.29%) jQuery
4 19 (32.20%) HTML
4 19 (32.20%) .NET Framework
5 18 (30.51%) LINQ
5 18 (30.51%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
5 18 (30.51%) ASP.NET
6 16 (27.12%) CSS
7 14 (23.73%) XHTML
7 14 (23.73%) XSD
7 14 (23.73%) SOAP
7 14 (23.73%) Web Services
8 13 (22.03%) ASP.NET MVC
8 13 (22.03%) Ajax
9 11 (18.64%) ASP.NET MVC 4
9 11 (18.64%) ASP.NET Web Forms
9 11 (18.64%) XSLT
10 9 (15.25%) WPF
11 7 (11.86%) ADO.NET
Miscellaneous
1 24 (40.68%) Smartcard
1 24 (40.68%) Blackberry
1 24 (40.68%) Mathematics
1 24 (40.68%) Computer Science
1 24 (40.68%) PKI
2 4 (6.78%) User Experience
3 3 (5.08%) W3C
4 1 (1.69%) Learning Management System
4 1 (1.69%) iPhone
4 1 (1.69%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (1.69%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (1.69%) Embedded Systems
4 1 (1.69%) E-Learning
4 1 (1.69%) SCORM
Operating Systems
1 25 (42.37%) Android
1 25 (42.37%) Windows
2 24 (40.68%) Apple iOS
2 24 (40.68%) BlackBerry OS
3 1 (1.69%) Windows 8
3 1 (1.69%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (42.37%) Software Engineering
1 25 (42.37%) Web Development
2 24 (40.68%) Cyber Security
3 10 (16.95%) MVC
3 10 (16.95%) Agile Software Development
4 7 (11.86%) Workflow
5 5 (8.47%) Scrum
6 3 (5.08%) Unit Testing
6 3 (5.08%) JVM Tuning
6 3 (5.08%) Responsive Web Design
6 3 (5.08%) Waterfall
6 3 (5.08%) Project Management
6 3 (5.08%) E-Commerce
6 3 (5.08%) SOA
7 2 (3.39%) OO
8 1 (1.69%) Multithreading
8 1 (1.69%) RUP
8 1 (1.69%) OOP
8 1 (1.69%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 54 (91.53%) C#
2 27 (45.76%) Java
2 27 (45.76%) JavaScript
3 26 (44.07%) SQL
3 26 (44.07%) C++
4 21 (35.59%) T-SQL
5 8 (13.56%) VB.NET
6 4 (6.78%) VB
6 4 (6.78%) VB6
Qualifications
1 3 (5.08%) SC Cleared
1 3 (5.08%) Security Cleared
2 1 (1.69%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.39%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 2 (3.39%) QA
Vendors
1 24 (40.68%) Oracle
2 16 (27.12%) Microsoft
3 3 (5.08%) Twitter
3 3 (5.08%) JBoss
Leicester
Computer Futures
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + pension, healthcare
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