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 28 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Software Developer
Rank 22 34 45
Rank change year-on-year
+12 +11
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Developer 39 43 21
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leicester 8.92% 7.45% 5.37%
As % of the Job Titles category 9.26% 7.76% 5.54%
Number of salaries quoted 39 39 21
Average salary £43,000 £45,000 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-4.44% -10.00%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +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
421 554 379
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leicester 96.34% 96.01% 96.93%
Number of salaries quoted 367 495 332
Average salary £36,000 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-10.00% +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £27,919 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £50,000 £50,000
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 28 May 2015.

Software Developer Salary Histogram in Leicester

Software Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leicester

For the 6 months to 28 May 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 62 (89.86%) C#
1 62 (89.86%) .NET
2 55 (79.71%) SQL Server
2 55 (79.71%) JavaScript
3 54 (78.26%) HTML
4 53 (76.81%) SQL
5 51 (73.91%) ASP.NET
6 50 (72.46%) CSS
7 48 (69.57%) T-SQL
7 48 (69.57%) jQuery
8 46 (66.67%) Ajax
9 45 (65.22%) XML
10 42 (60.87%) SOAP
10 42 (60.87%) Web Services
11 39 (56.52%) XSD
11 39 (56.52%) XSLT
11 39 (56.52%) XHTML
11 39 (56.52%) Microsoft
11 39 (56.52%) SQL Server 2005
11 39 (56.52%) .NET Framework
11 39 (56.52%) SQL Server 2008
11 39 (56.52%) SQL Server 2012
12 29 (42.03%) ASP.NET MVC
13 20 (28.99%) SDLC
14 18 (26.09%) ASP.NET MVC 4
15 17 (24.64%) Entity Framework
15 17 (24.64%) LINQ
16 13 (18.84%) MVC
17 11 (15.94%) Java
18 10 (14.49%) Software Engineering

Software Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Leicester by Category

For the 6 months to 28 May 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 1 (1.45%) SharePoint
1 1 (1.45%) Node.js
Applications
1 1 (1.45%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (1.45%) Dynamics CRM
Communications & Networking
1 6 (8.70%) LDAP
2 3 (4.35%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 55 (79.71%) SQL Server
2 39 (56.52%) SQL Server 2005
2 39 (56.52%) SQL Server 2008
2 39 (56.52%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (1.45%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 2 (2.90%) Subversion
2 1 (1.45%) PHPUnit
2 1 (1.45%) Sublime Text
2 1 (1.45%) PhpStorm
General
1 6 (8.70%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 62 (89.86%) .NET
2 54 (78.26%) HTML
3 51 (73.91%) ASP.NET
4 50 (72.46%) CSS
5 48 (69.57%) jQuery
6 46 (66.67%) Ajax
7 45 (65.22%) XML
8 42 (60.87%) SOAP
8 42 (60.87%) Web Services
9 39 (56.52%) XSD
9 39 (56.52%) XSLT
9 39 (56.52%) XHTML
9 39 (56.52%) .NET Framework
10 29 (42.03%) ASP.NET MVC
11 18 (26.09%) ASP.NET MVC 4
12 17 (24.64%) Entity Framework
12 17 (24.64%) LINQ
13 3 (4.35%) ASP.NET Web API
14 2 (2.90%) WinForms
15 1 (1.45%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 8 (11.59%) Computer Science
2 6 (8.70%) Mathematics
2 6 (8.70%) PKI
2 6 (8.70%) Smartcard
2 6 (8.70%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 9 (13.04%) Windows
2 6 (8.70%) Apple iOS
2 6 (8.70%) Android
2 6 (8.70%) BlackBerry OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (28.99%) SDLC
2 13 (18.84%) MVC
3 10 (14.49%) Software Engineering
4 8 (11.59%) Open Source
5 7 (10.14%) Web Development
6 6 (8.70%) Cyber Security
7 5 (7.25%) Agile Software Development
8 3 (4.35%) TDD
8 3 (4.35%) Scrum
8 3 (4.35%) Continuous Integration
9 2 (2.90%) Dependency Injection
10 1 (1.45%) CRM
10 1 (1.45%) MVVM
10 1 (1.45%) Unit Testing
10 1 (1.45%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 62 (89.86%) C#
2 55 (79.71%) JavaScript
3 53 (76.81%) SQL
4 48 (69.57%) T-SQL
5 11 (15.94%) Java
6 8 (11.59%) VB.NET
7 6 (8.70%) C++
8 5 (7.25%) Python
9 1 (1.45%) VB6
9 1 (1.45%) XPath
9 1 (1.45%) VB
9 1 (1.45%) PHP
Qualifications
1 5 (7.25%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.45%) ISO 9001
Vendors
1 39 (56.52%) Microsoft
2 6 (8.70%) Oracle
3 3 (4.35%) Google
3 3 (4.35%) Twitter
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