The statistics below represent IT jobs advertised across the Leicester region that had Software Developer featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the salaries offered over the 3 months to 30 June 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
30 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Software Developer
Rank 28 29 37
Rank change year-on-year
+1 +8
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Developer 34 33 39
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leicester 8.99% 7.55% 6.58%
As % of the Job Titles category 9.09% 7.73% 6.70%
Number of salaries quoted 31 32 34
Median salary £42,500 £44,000 £46,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-3.40% -4.34%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,150 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £46,000 £50,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £39,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+1.26% +5.33%
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
374 427 582
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leicester 98.94% 97.71% 98.15%
Number of salaries quoted 316 369 512
Median salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £25,000 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £50,000 £50,000
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

Software Developer
Jobs Demand Trend in Leicester

The demand trend of job ads across the Leicester region that featured Software Developer in the job title.

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 June 2016.

Software Developer Salary Histogram in Leicester

Software Developer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leicester

For the 6 months to 30 June 2016, Software Developer job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Leicester region featuring Software Developer in the job title.

1 43 (81.13%) HTML
2 40 (75.47%) .NET
3 39 (73.58%) C#
4 36 (67.92%) CSS
5 29 (54.72%) Microsoft
5 29 (54.72%) SQL
6 26 (49.06%) .NET Framework
7 25 (47.17%) JavaScript
8 23 (43.40%) SQL Server
9 22 (41.51%) ASP.NET
10 21 (39.62%) HTML5
11 19 (35.85%) Unit Testing
11 19 (35.85%) MVC
12 18 (33.96%) T-SQL
13 17 (32.08%) Oracle
13 17 (32.08%) MS Excel
14 16 (30.19%) Visual Studio
14 16 (30.19%) Telerik
15 15 (28.30%) jQuery
15 15 (28.30%) ASP.NET MVC
16 14 (26.42%) SQL Server 2012
16 14 (26.42%) User Experience
16 14 (26.42%) ADO.NET
17 13 (24.53%) ASP.NET Web Forms
17 13 (24.53%) XAML
17 13 (24.53%) WPF
17 13 (24.53%) Silverlight
17 13 (24.53%) Degree
18 12 (22.64%) XML
19 11 (20.75%) SOAP

Software Developer Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in Leicester by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 6 (11.32%) IIS
Applications
1 17 (32.08%) MS Excel
2 3 (5.66%) MS Office
2 3 (5.66%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (1.89%) Retail-J
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.89%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 23 (43.40%) SQL Server
2 14 (26.42%) SQL Server 2012
3 11 (20.75%) SQL Server 2005
4 10 (18.87%) SQL Server 2008
5 1 (1.89%) MariaDB
5 1 (1.89%) MongoDB
5 1 (1.89%) MySQL
5 1 (1.89%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 1 (1.89%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 16 (30.19%) Visual Studio
2 5 (9.43%) Team Foundation Server
3 4 (7.55%) MSBuild
3 4 (7.55%) ReSharper
4 3 (5.66%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
5 2 (3.77%) Microsoft Blend
General
1 5 (9.43%) Marketing
2 4 (7.55%) Retail
3 1 (1.89%) Back Office
3 1 (1.89%) Front Office
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 43 (81.13%) HTML
2 40 (75.47%) .NET
3 36 (67.92%) CSS
4 26 (49.06%) .NET Framework
5 22 (41.51%) ASP.NET
6 21 (39.62%) HTML5
7 15 (28.30%) ASP.NET MVC
7 15 (28.30%) jQuery
8 14 (26.42%) ADO.NET
9 13 (24.53%) ASP.NET Web Forms
9 13 (24.53%) Silverlight
9 13 (24.53%) WPF
10 12 (22.64%) XML
11 11 (20.75%) Ajax
11 11 (20.75%) SOAP
12 10 (18.87%) Web Services
12 10 (18.87%) XHTML
12 10 (18.87%) XSD
12 10 (18.87%) XSLT
13 5 (9.43%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 14 (26.42%) User Experience
2 8 (15.09%) Analytical Skills
3 5 (9.43%) Computer Science
4 1 (1.89%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 4 (7.55%) Windows
2 3 (5.66%) Windows Server
2 3 (5.66%) Windows Server 2008
2 3 (5.66%) Windows Server 2012
2 3 (5.66%) Windows Vista
3 1 (1.89%) Linux
3 1 (1.89%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (1.89%) Windows 7
3 1 (1.89%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (35.85%) MVC
1 19 (35.85%) Unit Testing
2 5 (9.43%) UML
2 5 (9.43%) Web Development
3 4 (7.55%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (7.55%) Compatibility Testing
3 4 (7.55%) Continuous Integration
3 4 (7.55%) Cross-Browser Compatibility
3 4 (7.55%) Image Processing
3 4 (7.55%) OWASP
3 4 (7.55%) Software Delivery
3 4 (7.55%) Software Engineering
3 4 (7.55%) Test Strategy
3 4 (7.55%) Waterfall
4 3 (5.66%) Business Analysis
4 3 (5.66%) Requirements Analysis
4 3 (5.66%) SDLC
5 2 (3.77%) E-Commerce
5 2 (3.77%) MVVM
6 1 (1.89%) Change Management
Programming Languages
1 39 (73.58%) C#
2 29 (54.72%) SQL
3 25 (47.17%) JavaScript
4 18 (33.96%) T-SQL
5 13 (24.53%) XAML
6 11 (20.75%) Java
7 8 (15.09%) Python
8 5 (9.43%) C
8 5 (9.43%) VB.NET
9 4 (7.55%) Embedded C
9 4 (7.55%) PowerShell
10 3 (5.66%) C++
10 3 (5.66%) Delphi
10 3 (5.66%) Pascal
11 2 (3.77%) VBScript
12 1 (1.89%) PHP
12 1 (1.89%) XQuery
Qualifications
1 13 (24.53%) Degree
2 3 (5.66%) MCAD
2 3 (5.66%) MCSA
2 3 (5.66%) Microsoft Certification
3 2 (3.77%) DBS Check
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.89%) QA
System Software
1 4 (7.55%) Firmware
Vendors
1 29 (54.72%) Microsoft
2 17 (32.08%) Oracle
3 16 (30.19%) Telerik
4 1 (1.89%) Red Hat
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