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 6 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
6 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Software Developer
Rank 31 35 42
Rank change year-on-year
+4 +7
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Developer 30 37 17
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leicester 6.99% 6.35% 4.97%
As % of the Job Titles category 7.21% 6.55% 5.07%
Number of salaries quoted 28 33 14
Average salary £42,750 £46,000 £43,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
-7.06% +5.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £30,500 £28,250
10% offered a salary of more than £46,000 £50,000 £50,000
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
416 565 335
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leicester 96.97% 96.91% 97.95%
Number of salaries quoted 356 498 295
Average salary £35,000 £40,000 £36,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-12.50% +9.58%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,265 £27,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £49,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,472
% change year-on-year
- +3.97%

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 6 July 2015.

Software Developer Salary Histogram in Leicester

Software Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leicester

For the 6 months to 6 July 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 51 (86.44%) .NET
1 51 (86.44%) C#
2 46 (77.97%) HTML
2 46 (77.97%) JavaScript
2 46 (77.97%) SQL
3 43 (72.88%) SQL Server
4 42 (71.19%) ASP.NET
5 41 (69.49%) CSS
6 39 (66.10%) T-SQL
7 38 (64.41%) jQuery
8 37 (62.71%) Ajax
9 35 (59.32%) SOAP
9 35 (59.32%) Web Services
10 34 (57.63%) XML
11 32 (54.24%) Microsoft
11 32 (54.24%) SQL Server 2005
11 32 (54.24%) .NET Framework
12 31 (52.54%) XHTML
12 31 (52.54%) XSD
12 31 (52.54%) XSLT
12 31 (52.54%) SQL Server 2008
12 31 (52.54%) SQL Server 2012
13 20 (33.90%) ASP.NET MVC
14 14 (23.73%) MVC
15 13 (22.03%) SDLC
16 10 (16.95%) ASP.NET MVC 4
16 10 (16.95%) Entity Framework
17 9 (15.25%) LINQ
17 9 (15.25%) Java
18 7 (11.86%) Windows

Software Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Leicester by Category

For the 6 months to 6 July 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 (1.69%) Node.js
Applications
1 1 (1.69%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.69%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 3 (5.08%) LDAP
1 3 (5.08%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 43 (72.88%) SQL Server
2 32 (54.24%) SQL Server 2005
3 31 (52.54%) SQL Server 2008
3 31 (52.54%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (1.69%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 2 (3.39%) Subversion
2 1 (1.69%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (1.69%) PHPUnit
2 1 (1.69%) Sublime Text
2 1 (1.69%) PhpStorm
2 1 (1.69%) Visual Studio
General
1 3 (5.08%) Finance
2 1 (1.69%) French Language
2 1 (1.69%) German Language
2 1 (1.69%) Italian Language
2 1 (1.69%) Spanish Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 51 (86.44%) .NET
2 46 (77.97%) HTML
3 42 (71.19%) ASP.NET
4 41 (69.49%) CSS
5 38 (64.41%) jQuery
6 37 (62.71%) Ajax
7 35 (59.32%) SOAP
7 35 (59.32%) Web Services
8 34 (57.63%) XML
9 32 (54.24%) .NET Framework
10 31 (52.54%) XSD
10 31 (52.54%) XSLT
10 31 (52.54%) XHTML
11 20 (33.90%) ASP.NET MVC
12 10 (16.95%) Entity Framework
12 10 (16.95%) ASP.NET MVC 4
13 9 (15.25%) LINQ
14 4 (6.78%) ASP.NET Web API
15 2 (3.39%) WinForms
16 1 (1.69%) ADO.NET
Miscellaneous
1 6 (10.17%) Computer Science
2 3 (5.08%) Smartcard
2 3 (5.08%) Blackberry
2 3 (5.08%) PKI
2 3 (5.08%) Mathematics
3 1 (1.69%) Management Information System
3 1 (1.69%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 7 (11.86%) Windows
2 3 (5.08%) Android
2 3 (5.08%) Apple iOS
2 3 (5.08%) BlackBerry OS
3 1 (1.69%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (23.73%) MVC
2 13 (22.03%) SDLC
3 7 (11.86%) Software Engineering
4 6 (10.17%) Open Source
5 4 (6.78%) Web Development
5 4 (6.78%) Agile Software Development
5 4 (6.78%) TDD
6 3 (5.08%) Scrum
6 3 (5.08%) Continuous Integration
6 3 (5.08%) API Development
6 3 (5.08%) Cyber Security
7 2 (3.39%) Dependency Injection
8 1 (1.69%) MVVM
8 1 (1.69%) Multithreading
8 1 (1.69%) Mentoring
8 1 (1.69%) Logistics
8 1 (1.69%) Unit Testing
8 1 (1.69%) Software Testing
8 1 (1.69%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 51 (86.44%) C#
2 46 (77.97%) JavaScript
2 46 (77.97%) SQL
3 39 (66.10%) T-SQL
4 9 (15.25%) Java
5 7 (11.86%) VB.NET
6 6 (10.17%) Python
7 3 (5.08%) C++
8 1 (1.69%) PHP
8 1 (1.69%) VB6
8 1 (1.69%) XPath
8 1 (1.69%) VB
Qualifications
1 7 (11.86%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.69%) ISO 9001
Vendors
1 32 (54.24%) Microsoft
2 3 (5.08%) Google
2 3 (5.08%) Twitter
2 3 (5.08%) Oracle
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