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 24 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Software Developer
Rank 57 51 49
Rank change year-on-year
-6 -2
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Developer 23 48 22
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leicestershire 3.00% 5.99% 3.53%
As % of the Job Titles category 3.06% 6.22% 3.59%
Number of salaries quoted 23 48 21
Average salary £37,500 £38,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-1.31% +16.92%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £29,250 £21,500
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
752 772 613
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leicestershire 98.04% 96.26% 98.39%
Number of salaries quoted 612 694 525
Average salary £38,000 £37,500 £35,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.33% +5.63%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £26,300 £21,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

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 24 October 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 24 October 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 -2 16 £50,000 +24.22% 1
Melton Mowbray - 3 £31,000 -
Coalville - 1 £26,000 - 1
Software Developer
East Midlands

Software Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leicestershire

For the 6 months to 24 October 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 72 (90.00%) .NET
2 59 (73.75%) C#
3 46 (57.50%) XML
4 43 (53.75%) SQL
5 42 (52.50%) SQL Server
6 37 (46.25%) Windows
7 36 (45.00%) C++
8 34 (42.50%) Mathematics
8 34 (42.50%) Computer Science
8 34 (42.50%) Oracle
9 28 (35.00%) JavaScript
10 26 (32.50%) Java
11 24 (30.00%) Finance
11 24 (30.00%) Web Development
11 24 (30.00%) Android
12 23 (28.75%) Apple iOS
12 23 (28.75%) BlackBerry OS
12 23 (28.75%) Software Engineering
12 23 (28.75%) PKI
12 23 (28.75%) Smartcard
12 23 (28.75%) Blackberry
12 23 (28.75%) LDAP
12 23 (28.75%) ASP.NET
12 23 (28.75%) Cyber Security
13 22 (27.50%) T-SQL
13 22 (27.50%) LINQ
14 18 (22.50%) jQuery
14 18 (22.50%) Agile Software Development
14 18 (22.50%) HTML
14 18 (22.50%) Microsoft

Software Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Leicestershire by Category

For the 6 months to 24 October 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 (3.75%) JBoss
1 3 (3.75%) Tomcat
2 2 (2.50%) SharePoint
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.25%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 23 (28.75%) LDAP
2 4 (5.00%) Internet
3 1 (1.25%) Unified Communications
3 1 (1.25%) VoIP
3 1 (1.25%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 42 (52.50%) SQL Server
2 8 (10.00%) SQL Server 2012
3 7 (8.75%) SQL Server 2008
3 7 (8.75%) SQL Server 2005
4 5 (6.25%) MySQL
4 5 (6.25%) Relational Database
5 3 (3.75%) Crystal Reports
5 3 (3.75%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 2 (2.50%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 1 (1.25%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 5 (6.25%) Visual Studio
1 5 (6.25%) Team Foundation Server
2 3 (3.75%) Hudson
3 2 (2.50%) Subversion
3 2 (2.50%) Microsoft Blend
General
1 24 (30.00%) Finance
2 1 (1.25%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 72 (90.00%) .NET
2 46 (57.50%) XML
3 23 (28.75%) ASP.NET
4 22 (27.50%) LINQ
5 18 (22.50%) jQuery
5 18 (22.50%) HTML
6 17 (21.25%) .NET Framework
7 15 (18.75%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
8 14 (17.50%) CSS
8 14 (17.50%) ASP.NET MVC
9 11 (13.75%) ASP.NET Web Forms
9 11 (13.75%) COM+
9 11 (13.75%) WPF
9 11 (13.75%) XHTML
9 11 (13.75%) Ajax
10 10 (12.50%) Web Services
10 10 (12.50%) XSD
10 10 (12.50%) SOAP
11 7 (8.75%) ADO.NET
11 7 (8.75%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 34 (42.50%) Mathematics
1 34 (42.50%) Computer Science
2 23 (28.75%) Smartcard
2 23 (28.75%) Blackberry
2 23 (28.75%) PKI
3 3 (3.75%) W3C
3 3 (3.75%) User Experience
4 2 (2.50%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (1.25%) E-Learning
5 1 (1.25%) SCORM
5 1 (1.25%) iPhone
5 1 (1.25%) Learning Management System
5 1 (1.25%) Open Source
5 1 (1.25%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 37 (46.25%) Windows
2 24 (30.00%) Android
3 23 (28.75%) Apple iOS
3 23 (28.75%) BlackBerry OS
4 1 (1.25%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (30.00%) Web Development
2 23 (28.75%) Software Engineering
2 23 (28.75%) Cyber Security
3 18 (22.50%) Agile Software Development
3 18 (22.50%) MVC
4 13 (16.25%) OO
5 7 (8.75%) Workflow
6 4 (5.00%) Scrum
6 4 (5.00%) E-Commerce
7 3 (3.75%) ERP
7 3 (3.75%) SOA
7 3 (3.75%) Project Management
7 3 (3.75%) Waterfall
7 3 (3.75%) Responsive Web Design
7 3 (3.75%) JVM Tuning
8 2 (2.50%) Unit Testing
8 2 (2.50%) Business Intelligence
9 1 (1.25%) CAD
9 1 (1.25%) OOP
9 1 (1.25%) RUP
Programming Languages
1 59 (73.75%) C#
2 43 (53.75%) SQL
3 36 (45.00%) C++
4 28 (35.00%) JavaScript
5 26 (32.50%) Java
6 22 (27.50%) T-SQL
7 13 (16.25%) VB.NET
8 4 (5.00%) VB6
8 4 (5.00%) VB
9 3 (3.75%) PHP
10 1 (1.25%) C
Qualifications
1 11 (13.75%) Degree
2 3 (3.75%) SC Cleared
2 3 (3.75%) Security Cleared
3 1 (1.25%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.50%) ISO 9001
2 1 (1.25%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (1.25%) QA
Vendors
1 34 (42.50%) Oracle
2 18 (22.50%) Microsoft
3 3 (3.75%) Twitter
4 1 (1.25%) Telerik
Coalville, Leicestershire
Arden Resourcing Limited
Salary: From £22,000 to £30,000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago