The table below looks at the statistics for the 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 Software Developer in their job title over the 3 months to 16 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
16 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Software Developer
Rank 47 53 58
Rank change year-on-year
+6 +5
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Developer 34 31 26
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leicestershire 4.23% 4.43% 3.49%
As % of the Job Titles category 4.32% 4.60% 3.57%
Number of salaries quoted 34 29 18
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +3.22%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,300 £27,500 £33,550
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £50,000 £40,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £35,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
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
787 674 728
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leicestershire 98.01% 96.42% 97.85%
Number of salaries quoted 681 612 611
Average salary £37,750 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+0.66% +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,750 £25,000 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £47,500 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,800 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+0.50% +3.37%

Software Developer
Jobs Demand Trend in Leicestershire

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

Software Developer Jobs Demand Trend in Leicestershire

Software Developer
Salary Trend in Leicestershire

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

Software Developer Salary Trend in Leicestershire

Software Developer
Salary Histogram in Leicestershire

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Software Developer across the Leicestershire region over the 3 months to 16 September 2014.

Software Developer Salary Histogram in Leicestershire

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 Software Developer within the Leicestershire region over the 3 months to 16 September 2014. 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 +11 20 £50,000 +25.00% 1
Lutterworth -11 4 £40,000 +23.07%
Melton Mowbray - 3 £31,000 -
Loughborough - 3 £55,000 -
Software Developer
East Midlands

Software Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leicestershire

For the 6 months to 16 September 2014, IT jobs across the Leicestershire 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 89 (90.82%) .NET
2 73 (74.49%) C#
3 56 (57.14%) XML
4 51 (52.04%) SQL
4 51 (52.04%) SQL Server
5 46 (46.94%) Windows
6 42 (42.86%) C++
7 40 (40.82%) Mathematics
7 40 (40.82%) Computer Science
7 40 (40.82%) Oracle
8 33 (33.67%) JavaScript
9 32 (32.65%) ASP.NET
10 28 (28.57%) Java
11 27 (27.55%) Android
12 26 (26.53%) LINQ
12 26 (26.53%) Web Development
12 26 (26.53%) Software Engineering
12 26 (26.53%) T-SQL
12 26 (26.53%) Finance
13 25 (25.51%) Smartcard
13 25 (25.51%) Blackberry
13 25 (25.51%) LDAP
13 25 (25.51%) Microsoft
13 25 (25.51%) PKI
13 25 (25.51%) Apple iOS
13 25 (25.51%) BlackBerry OS
13 25 (25.51%) Cyber Security
14 23 (23.47%) jQuery
15 22 (22.45%) HTML
16 21 (21.43%) MVC

Software Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Leicestershire by Category

For the 6 months to 16 September 2014, IT jobs across the Leicestershire 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 (3.06%) Tomcat
2 2 (2.04%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (1.02%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.02%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 25 (25.51%) LDAP
2 5 (5.10%) Internet
3 2 (2.04%) Unified Communications
3 2 (2.04%) VoIP
4 1 (1.02%) TCP/IP
4 1 (1.02%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 51 (52.04%) SQL Server
2 12 (12.24%) SQL Server 2012
3 11 (11.22%) SQL Server 2008
3 11 (11.22%) SQL Server 2005
4 5 (5.10%) MySQL
4 5 (5.10%) Relational Database
5 4 (4.08%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 3 (3.06%) Crystal Reports
7 2 (2.04%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 2 (2.04%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 1 (1.02%) Microsoft Analysis Services
8 1 (1.02%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 7 (7.14%) Visual Studio
2 5 (5.10%) Team Foundation Server
3 3 (3.06%) Hudson
4 1 (1.02%) NUnit
4 1 (1.02%) Subversion
4 1 (1.02%) JIRA
4 1 (1.02%) Microsoft Blend
General
1 26 (26.53%) Finance
2 2 (2.04%) Pharmaceutical
3 1 (1.02%) Marketing
3 1 (1.02%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 89 (90.82%) .NET
2 56 (57.14%) XML
3 32 (32.65%) ASP.NET
4 26 (26.53%) LINQ
5 23 (23.47%) jQuery
6 22 (22.45%) HTML
7 21 (21.43%) .NET Framework
8 19 (19.39%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
9 18 (18.37%) ASP.NET MVC
9 18 (18.37%) CSS
10 16 (16.33%) Ajax
11 15 (15.31%) COM+
11 15 (15.31%) XHTML
12 14 (14.29%) Web Services
12 14 (14.29%) XSD
12 14 (14.29%) SOAP
13 11 (11.22%) ASP.NET MVC 4
13 11 (11.22%) ASP.NET Web Forms
13 11 (11.22%) XSLT
13 11 (11.22%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 40 (40.82%) Mathematics
1 40 (40.82%) Computer Science
2 25 (25.51%) Smartcard
2 25 (25.51%) Blackberry
2 25 (25.51%) PKI
3 4 (4.08%) User Experience
4 3 (3.06%) W3C
5 2 (2.04%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (2.04%) iPhone
6 1 (1.02%) E-Learning
6 1 (1.02%) SCORM
6 1 (1.02%) Learning Management System
6 1 (1.02%) Enterprise Software
6 1 (1.02%) Embedded Systems
Operating Systems
1 46 (46.94%) Windows
2 27 (27.55%) Android
3 25 (25.51%) Apple iOS
3 25 (25.51%) BlackBerry OS
4 2 (2.04%) Windows 8
5 1 (1.02%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (26.53%) Web Development
1 26 (26.53%) Software Engineering
2 25 (25.51%) Cyber Security
3 21 (21.43%) MVC
4 20 (20.41%) Agile Software Development
5 18 (18.37%) OO
6 7 (7.14%) Workflow
7 5 (5.10%) Scrum
8 4 (4.08%) E-Commerce
9 3 (3.06%) Unit Testing
9 3 (3.06%) Waterfall
9 3 (3.06%) Multithreading
9 3 (3.06%) ERP
9 3 (3.06%) SOA
9 3 (3.06%) Business Intelligence
9 3 (3.06%) Project Management
9 3 (3.06%) JVM Tuning
9 3 (3.06%) Responsive Web Design
10 2 (2.04%) Web Application Development
10 2 (2.04%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 73 (74.49%) C#
2 51 (52.04%) SQL
3 42 (42.86%) C++
4 33 (33.67%) JavaScript
5 28 (28.57%) Java
6 26 (26.53%) T-SQL
7 13 (13.27%) VB.NET
8 4 (4.08%) VB
8 4 (4.08%) VB6
9 3 (3.06%) PHP
10 1 (1.02%) C
Qualifications
1 15 (15.31%) Degree
2 4 (4.08%) Microsoft Certification
3 3 (3.06%) SC Cleared
3 3 (3.06%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.04%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 2 (2.04%) QA
2 1 (1.02%) ISO 9001
Vendors
1 40 (40.82%) Oracle
2 25 (25.51%) Microsoft
3 3 (3.06%) JBoss
3 3 (3.06%) Twitter
4 1 (1.02%) Telerik
Leicester
Computer Futures
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + pension, healthcare
Posted: 21 days ago