The table below looks at the statistics for the Senior Software Developer role in IT jobs advertised for the Leicestershire region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Senior 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
Senior Software Developer
Rank 63 85 72
Rank change year-on-year
+22 -13
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Software Developer 11 6 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leicestershire 1.53% 0.73% 1.00%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.58% 0.76% 1.02%
Number of salaries quoted 11 5 7
Average salary £50,000 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+25.00% -
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +6.25%
Senior Software Developer
East Midlands

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the Leicestershire 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
Leicestershire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
698 794 683
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leicestershire 97.35% 96.71% 97.99%
Number of salaries quoted 557 682 628
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 £25,000 £25,000 £25,500
10% offered a salary of more than £51,792 £45,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

Senior Software Developer
Jobs Demand Trend in Leicestershire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Senior Software Developer in the job title across the Leicestershire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Senior Software Developer Jobs Demand Trend in Leicestershire

Senior Software Developer
Salary Trend in Leicestershire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Senior Software Developer across the Leicestershire region.

Senior Software Developer Salary Trend in Leicestershire

Senior Software Developer
Salary Histogram in Leicestershire

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Senior Software Developer across the Leicestershire region over the 3 months to 30 January 2015.

Senior Software Developer Salary Histogram in Leicestershire

Senior Software Developer
Job Locations in Leicestershire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Senior Software Developer within the Leicestershire region over the 3 months to 30 January 2015. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Leicester +26 7 £50,000 +25.00%
Ashby-de-la-Zouch - 1 £37,500 -
Hinckley - 1 £45,000 -
Senior Software Developer
East Midlands

Senior Software Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leicestershire

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, IT jobs across the Leicestershire region that cited Senior 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 Senior Software Developer in their job title.

1 11 (100.00%) .NET
1 11 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 11 (100.00%) C#
2 10 (90.91%) Microsoft
2 10 (90.91%) Web Services
2 10 (90.91%) HTML
2 10 (90.91%) JavaScript
2 10 (90.91%) SQL
2 10 (90.91%) .NET Framework
3 9 (81.82%) jQuery
3 9 (81.82%) T-SQL
3 9 (81.82%) XML
3 9 (81.82%) XSD
3 9 (81.82%) XSLT
3 9 (81.82%) ASP.NET
4 8 (72.73%) CSS
4 8 (72.73%) SQL Server 2008
5 7 (63.64%) Ajax
5 7 (63.64%) SQL Server 2005
5 7 (63.64%) SQL Server 2012
5 7 (63.64%) SOAP
5 7 (63.64%) XHTML
6 6 (54.55%) ASP.NET MVC 4
6 6 (54.55%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
6 6 (54.55%) ASP.NET MVC
6 6 (54.55%) LINQ
7 2 (18.18%) HTML5
7 2 (18.18%) RESTful
7 2 (18.18%) Boost C++ Libraries
7 2 (18.18%) .NET Remoting

Senior Software Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Leicestershire by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, IT jobs across the Leicestershire region that cited Senior 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 Senior Software Developer in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (9.09%) IIS
Applications
1 1 (9.09%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 1 (9.09%) CTI
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 8 (72.73%) SQL Server 2008
3 7 (63.64%) SQL Server 2005
3 7 (63.64%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (9.09%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 2 (18.18%) MSBuild
1 2 (18.18%) Jenkins
2 1 (9.09%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 2 (18.18%) Multimedia
1 2 (18.18%) Telecoms
2 1 (9.09%) Back Office
2 1 (9.09%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (100.00%) .NET
2 10 (90.91%) Web Services
2 10 (90.91%) HTML
2 10 (90.91%) .NET Framework
3 9 (81.82%) jQuery
3 9 (81.82%) XML
3 9 (81.82%) XSD
3 9 (81.82%) XSLT
3 9 (81.82%) ASP.NET
4 8 (72.73%) CSS
5 7 (63.64%) Ajax
5 7 (63.64%) SOAP
5 7 (63.64%) XHTML
6 6 (54.55%) ASP.NET MVC 4
6 6 (54.55%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
6 6 (54.55%) ASP.NET MVC
6 6 (54.55%) LINQ
7 2 (18.18%) HTML5
7 2 (18.18%) RESTful
7 2 (18.18%) Boost C++ Libraries
Miscellaneous
1 2 (18.18%) Embedded Systems
1 2 (18.18%) MPEG
2 1 (9.09%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 2 (18.18%) Windows
1 2 (18.18%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (18.18%) Performance Analysis
1 2 (18.18%) Continuous Integration
1 2 (18.18%) Multithreading
1 2 (18.18%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (18.18%) Software Engineering
1 2 (18.18%) Code Coverage
1 2 (18.18%) Workflow
1 2 (18.18%) Scrum
1 2 (18.18%) UML
2 1 (9.09%) PDM
2 1 (9.09%) MVC
Programming Languages
1 11 (100.00%) C#
2 10 (90.91%) JavaScript
2 10 (90.91%) SQL
3 9 (81.82%) T-SQL
4 2 (18.18%) XPath
4 2 (18.18%) C
4 2 (18.18%) Shell Script
4 2 (18.18%) C++
5 1 (9.09%) VB
Qualifications
1 1 (9.09%) Microsoft Certification
Vendors
1 10 (90.91%) Microsoft
2 2 (18.18%) AccuRev