The first table below looks at the demand 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 1 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the Leicestershire region.

Location
3 months to
1 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Software Developer
Rank 40 47 52
Rank change year-on-year
+7 +5
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Developer 52 37 38
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leicestershire 5.57% 5.37% 4.57%
As % of the Job Titles category 5.70% 5.55% 4.68%
Number of salaries quoted 48 34 28
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,150 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £51,500 £46,000 £45,450
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £35,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Job Titles Category
Leicestershire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
912 667 812
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leicestershire 97.64% 96.81% 97.60%
Number of salaries quoted 793 593 684
Average salary £39,000 £37,500 £33,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.00% +11.94%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £26,500 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £47,500 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+3.89% -
Software Developer
East Midlands

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 1 August 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 1 August 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 +12 32 £40,000 +6.66% 2
Lutterworth -15 10 £40,000 +23.07%
Loughborough - 5 £55,000 - 1
Market Harborough - 1 £31,500 -
Software Developer
East Midlands

Software Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leicestershire

For the 6 months to 1 August 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 97 (90.65%) .NET
2 86 (80.37%) C#
3 62 (57.94%) XML
4 61 (57.01%) SQL Server
5 52 (48.60%) SQL
6 50 (46.73%) Windows
7 43 (40.19%) ASP.NET
7 43 (40.19%) C++
8 41 (38.32%) Mathematics
8 41 (38.32%) Computer Science
8 41 (38.32%) Oracle
9 36 (33.64%) JavaScript
10 35 (32.71%) Microsoft
11 31 (28.97%) T-SQL
12 30 (28.04%) HTML
12 30 (28.04%) Android
13 29 (27.10%) Java
14 28 (26.17%) jQuery
14 28 (26.17%) Software Engineering
15 27 (25.23%) Web Development
15 27 (25.23%) LINQ
15 27 (25.23%) Apple iOS
16 26 (24.30%) BlackBerry OS
16 26 (24.30%) Cyber Security
16 26 (24.30%) PKI
16 26 (24.30%) Finance
16 26 (24.30%) Smartcard
16 26 (24.30%) Blackberry
16 26 (24.30%) LDAP
17 25 (23.36%) CSS

Software Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Leicestershire by Category

For the 6 months to 1 August 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 (2.80%) Tomcat
2 2 (1.87%) SharePoint
Applications
1 3 (2.80%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.93%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 26 (24.30%) LDAP
2 5 (4.67%) Internet
3 2 (1.87%) Unified Communications
3 2 (1.87%) VoIP
4 1 (0.93%) TCP/IP
4 1 (0.93%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 61 (57.01%) SQL Server
2 18 (16.82%) SQL Server 2012
3 17 (15.89%) SQL Server 2008
3 17 (15.89%) SQL Server 2005
4 5 (4.67%) Relational Database
4 5 (4.67%) MySQL
5 3 (2.80%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 2 (1.87%) Data Warehouse
6 2 (1.87%) Microsoft Analysis Services
6 2 (1.87%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 1 (0.93%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 1 (0.93%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 10 (9.35%) Visual Studio
2 5 (4.67%) Team Foundation Server
3 2 (1.87%) Hudson
3 2 (1.87%) NUnit
3 2 (1.87%) JIRA
General
1 26 (24.30%) Finance
2 4 (3.74%) Pharmaceutical
3 2 (1.87%) Manufacturing
4 1 (0.93%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 97 (90.65%) .NET
2 62 (57.94%) XML
3 43 (40.19%) ASP.NET
4 30 (28.04%) HTML
5 28 (26.17%) jQuery
6 27 (25.23%) LINQ
7 25 (23.36%) CSS
7 25 (23.36%) .NET Framework
8 24 (22.43%) ASP.NET MVC
9 23 (21.50%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
9 23 (21.50%) Ajax
10 21 (19.63%) XHTML
11 20 (18.69%) Web Services
11 20 (18.69%) XSD
11 20 (18.69%) SOAP
12 17 (15.89%) ASP.NET MVC 4
12 17 (15.89%) XSLT
13 15 (14.02%) COM+
14 9 (8.41%) ASP.NET Web Forms
15 8 (7.48%) WinForms
Miscellaneous
1 41 (38.32%) Mathematics
1 41 (38.32%) Computer Science
2 26 (24.30%) PKI
2 26 (24.30%) Smartcard
2 26 (24.30%) Blackberry
3 4 (3.74%) iPhone
4 3 (2.80%) W3C
5 2 (1.87%) Embedded Systems
6 1 (0.93%) E-Learning
6 1 (0.93%) SCORM
6 1 (0.93%) Enterprise Software
6 1 (0.93%) Learning Management System
Operating Systems
1 50 (46.73%) Windows
2 30 (28.04%) Android
3 27 (25.23%) Apple iOS
4 26 (24.30%) BlackBerry OS
5 3 (2.80%) Windows 8
6 1 (0.93%) Windows Mobile
6 1 (0.93%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (26.17%) Software Engineering
2 27 (25.23%) Web Development
3 26 (24.30%) Cyber Security
4 23 (21.50%) MVC
5 18 (16.82%) OO
6 11 (10.28%) Agile Software Development
7 5 (4.67%) Web Application Development
7 5 (4.67%) Workflow
7 5 (4.67%) Scrum
7 5 (4.67%) Multithreading
8 4 (3.74%) E-Commerce
9 3 (2.80%) Unit Testing
9 3 (2.80%) SOA
9 3 (2.80%) Business Intelligence
9 3 (2.80%) CRM
9 3 (2.80%) Project Management
9 3 (2.80%) Responsive Web Design
9 3 (2.80%) JVM Tuning
9 3 (2.80%) Waterfall
10 1 (0.93%) RUP
Programming Languages
1 86 (80.37%) C#
2 52 (48.60%) SQL
3 43 (40.19%) C++
4 36 (33.64%) JavaScript
5 31 (28.97%) T-SQL
6 29 (27.10%) Java
7 9 (8.41%) VB.NET
8 3 (2.80%) VB6
8 3 (2.80%) VB
8 3 (2.80%) PHP
Qualifications
1 16 (14.95%) Degree
2 8 (7.48%) Microsoft Certification
3 3 (2.80%) SC Cleared
3 3 (2.80%) Security Cleared
4 1 (0.93%) MCDBA
4 1 (0.93%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (1.87%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 2 (1.87%) QA
Vendors
1 41 (38.32%) Oracle
2 35 (32.71%) Microsoft
3 3 (2.80%) JBoss
4 2 (1.87%) Twitter
5 1 (0.93%) Telerik
Leicestershire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Leicester
Jumar Solutions
Salary: £25000 - £33000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 11 days ago
Leicester
Computer Futures
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + pension, healthcare
Posted: 14 days ago