The statistics below represent IT jobs advertised across the Leicestershire region that had Software Developer featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the salaries offered over the 3 months to 26 July 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
26 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Software Developer
Rank 22 48 44
Rank change year-on-year
+26 -4
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Developer 66 29 56
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leicestershire 9.00% 4.07% 5.83%
As % of the Job Titles category 9.12% 4.17% 5.89%
Number of salaries quoted 63 25 52
Median salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £27,000 £31,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £46,000 £50,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
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
724 695 950
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leicestershire 98.77% 97.61% 98.86%
Number of salaries quoted 601 566 826
Median salary £40,000 £37,500 £39,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% -3.84%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £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 Leicestershire

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

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 26 July 2016.

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 median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Software Developer within the Leicestershire region over the 3 months to 26 July 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Leicester +1 34 £42,500 +6.25% 2
Loughborough +2 22 £42,500 - 1
Market Harborough - 1 £30,000 - 1
Software Developer
East Midlands

Software Developer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leicestershire

For the 6 months to 26 July 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 Leicestershire region featuring Software Developer in the job title.

1 59 (53.15%) HTML
2 57 (51.35%) Python
3 55 (49.55%) CSS
4 50 (45.05%) C#
5 48 (43.24%) .NET
6 46 (41.44%) Video Processing
7 45 (40.54%) JavaScript
8 42 (37.84%) Software Engineering
9 41 (36.94%) SQL
10 40 (36.04%) C++
11 38 (34.23%) Embedded Systems
11 38 (34.23%) Algorithms
12 34 (30.63%) SQL Server
13 33 (29.73%) ASP.NET
13 33 (29.73%) Microsoft
13 33 (29.73%) Image Processing
14 32 (28.83%) HTML5
15 29 (26.13%) .NET Framework
16 27 (24.32%) MVC
17 26 (23.42%) Firmware
17 26 (23.42%) T-SQL
18 25 (22.52%) Linux
19 24 (21.62%) C
19 24 (21.62%) Unit Testing
20 22 (19.82%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
21 21 (18.92%) jQuery
21 21 (18.92%) Web Services
22 20 (18.02%) Java
22 20 (18.02%) SQL Server 2012
22 20 (18.02%) Bash Shell

Software Developer Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in Leicestershire 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 7 (6.31%) IIS
Applications
1 18 (16.22%) MS Excel
2 3 (2.70%) MS Office
2 3 (2.70%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 7 (6.31%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (0.90%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 34 (30.63%) SQL Server
2 20 (18.02%) SQL Server 2012
3 14 (12.61%) SQL Server 2005
4 13 (11.71%) SQL Server 2008
5 3 (2.70%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 3 (2.70%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 2 (1.80%) Relational Database
7 1 (0.90%) Big Data
7 1 (0.90%) GIS
7 1 (0.90%) Redis
7 1 (0.90%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 15 (13.51%) Visual Studio
2 10 (9.01%) Git (software)
2 10 (9.01%) Subversion
3 9 (8.11%) Maven
4 5 (4.50%) Team Foundation Server
5 4 (3.60%) MSBuild
5 4 (3.60%) ReSharper
6 3 (2.70%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
6 3 (2.70%) Vagrant
7 2 (1.80%) CMake
7 2 (1.80%) Grunt
7 2 (1.80%) Microsoft Blend
8 1 (0.90%) Oracle APEX
8 1 (0.90%) SoapUI
General
1 5 (4.50%) Marketing
2 3 (2.70%) Retail
3 1 (0.90%) Automotive
3 1 (0.90%) Back Office
3 1 (0.90%) Front Office
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 59 (53.15%) HTML
2 55 (49.55%) CSS
3 48 (43.24%) .NET
4 33 (29.73%) ASP.NET
5 32 (28.83%) HTML5
6 29 (26.13%) .NET Framework
7 21 (18.92%) jQuery
7 21 (18.92%) Web Services
8 19 (17.12%) ASP.NET MVC
9 16 (14.41%) Ajax
10 15 (13.51%) CSS3
10 15 (13.51%) XML
11 14 (12.61%) SOAP
12 13 (11.71%) WPF
12 13 (11.71%) XHTML
12 13 (11.71%) XSD
12 13 (11.71%) XSLT
13 12 (10.81%) ADO.NET
13 12 (10.81%) ASP.NET Web Forms
13 12 (10.81%) Silverlight
Miscellaneous
1 38 (34.23%) Algorithms
1 38 (34.23%) Embedded Systems
2 22 (19.82%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
3 16 (14.41%) Mathematics
4 11 (9.91%) User Experience
5 8 (7.21%) Verilog
5 8 (7.21%) VHDL
6 7 (6.31%) Analytical Skills
7 6 (5.41%) Computer Science
8 3 (2.70%) Smartphone
9 1 (0.90%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 25 (22.52%) Linux
2 19 (17.12%) Android
3 7 (6.31%) CentOS
3 7 (6.31%) Debian
4 4 (3.60%) Unix
5 3 (2.70%) Windows
5 3 (2.70%) Windows Server
5 3 (2.70%) Windows Server 2008
5 3 (2.70%) Windows Server 2012
5 3 (2.70%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 46 (41.44%) Video Processing
2 42 (37.84%) Software Engineering
3 33 (29.73%) Image Processing
4 27 (24.32%) MVC
5 24 (21.62%) Unit Testing
6 15 (13.51%) Agile Software Development
7 11 (9.91%) Continuous Integration
8 10 (9.01%) Validation
9 9 (8.11%) Web Development
10 5 (4.50%) Multithreading
10 5 (4.50%) UML
11 4 (3.60%) Automated Testing
11 4 (3.60%) Compatibility Testing
11 4 (3.60%) Cross-Browser Compatibility
11 4 (3.60%) OWASP
11 4 (3.60%) Signal Processing
11 4 (3.60%) Software Delivery
11 4 (3.60%) Test Strategy
11 4 (3.60%) Waterfall
12 3 (2.70%) Business Analysis
Programming Languages
1 57 (51.35%) Python
2 50 (45.05%) C#
3 45 (40.54%) JavaScript
4 41 (36.94%) SQL
5 40 (36.04%) C++
6 26 (23.42%) T-SQL
7 24 (21.62%) C
8 20 (18.02%) Bash Shell
8 20 (18.02%) Java
9 16 (14.41%) MATLAB
10 10 (9.01%) Perl
10 10 (9.01%) XAML
11 9 (8.11%) ES6
11 9 (8.11%) Groovy
12 7 (6.31%) ECMAScript
13 5 (4.50%) VB.NET
14 4 (3.60%) Embedded C
14 4 (3.60%) PowerShell
14 4 (3.60%) Shell Script
15 3 (2.70%) Pascal
Qualifications
1 17 (15.32%) Degree
2 3 (2.70%) MCAD
2 3 (2.70%) MCSA
2 3 (2.70%) Microsoft Certification
3 2 (1.80%) DBS Check
4 1 (0.90%) SC Cleared
4 1 (0.90%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (0.90%) QA
System Software
1 26 (23.42%) Firmware
2 1 (0.90%) VirtualBox
2 1 (0.90%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 33 (29.73%) Microsoft
2 15 (13.51%) Oracle
3 14 (12.61%) Telerik
4 1 (0.90%) VMware
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