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 3 June 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
3 Jun 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Software Developer
Rank 32 37 43
Rank change year-on-year
+5 +6
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Developer 42 63 39
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leicestershire 5.87% 6.65% 5.60%
As % of the Job Titles category 6.10% 6.85% 5.80%
Number of salaries quoted 39 59 35
Average salary £43,000 £42,500 £46,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.17% -7.60%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,200 £27,500 £27,900
10% offered a salary of more than £46,000 £50,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +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
688 920 672
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leicestershire 96.22% 97.15% 96.41%
Number of salaries quoted 588 817 594
Average salary £38,500 £39,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.53% +5.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £28,000 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £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 3 June 2015.

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 3 June 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 +14 37 £43,000 -4.44% 1
Loughborough - 1 - -
Software Developer
East Midlands

Software Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leicestershire

For the 6 months to 3 June 2015, 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 68 (87.18%) .NET
2 67 (85.90%) C#
3 60 (76.92%) SQL Server
4 58 (74.36%) SQL
5 53 (67.95%) JavaScript
6 52 (66.67%) HTML
7 50 (64.10%) T-SQL
7 50 (64.10%) ASP.NET
8 47 (60.26%) CSS
8 47 (60.26%) jQuery
9 43 (55.13%) XML
9 43 (55.13%) Ajax
10 42 (53.85%) Web Services
11 40 (51.28%) SOAP
11 40 (51.28%) SQL Server 2008
12 39 (50.00%) .NET Framework
12 39 (50.00%) Microsoft
13 37 (47.44%) XHTML
13 37 (47.44%) XSD
13 37 (47.44%) XSLT
13 37 (47.44%) SQL Server 2005
13 37 (47.44%) SQL Server 2012
14 26 (33.33%) ASP.NET MVC
15 19 (24.36%) SDLC
16 16 (20.51%) ASP.NET MVC 4
17 15 (19.23%) Entity Framework
17 15 (19.23%) LINQ
17 15 (19.23%) MVC
18 13 (16.67%) Java
19 11 (14.10%) Software Engineering

Software Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Leicestershire by Category

For the 6 months to 3 June 2015, 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 2 (2.56%) IIS
2 1 (1.28%) SharePoint
2 1 (1.28%) Node.js
Applications
1 2 (2.56%) MS Office
2 1 (1.28%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (1.28%) Dynamics CRM
Communications & Networking
1 6 (7.69%) LDAP
2 3 (3.85%) Skype
3 2 (2.56%) CTI
Database & Business Intelligence
1 60 (76.92%) SQL Server
2 40 (51.28%) SQL Server 2008
3 37 (47.44%) SQL Server 2012
3 37 (47.44%) SQL Server 2005
4 2 (2.56%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 1 (1.28%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 7 (8.97%) Subversion
2 2 (2.56%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (1.28%) PHPUnit
3 1 (1.28%) Sublime Text
3 1 (1.28%) PhpStorm
General
1 6 (7.69%) Finance
2 4 (5.13%) Pharmaceutical
3 2 (2.56%) Mandarin Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 68 (87.18%) .NET
2 52 (66.67%) HTML
3 50 (64.10%) ASP.NET
4 47 (60.26%) CSS
4 47 (60.26%) jQuery
5 43 (55.13%) XML
5 43 (55.13%) Ajax
6 42 (53.85%) Web Services
7 40 (51.28%) SOAP
8 39 (50.00%) .NET Framework
9 37 (47.44%) XSD
9 37 (47.44%) XSLT
9 37 (47.44%) XHTML
10 26 (33.33%) ASP.NET MVC
11 16 (20.51%) ASP.NET MVC 4
12 15 (19.23%) LINQ
12 15 (19.23%) Entity Framework
13 6 (7.69%) WPF
14 3 (3.85%) WinForms
14 3 (3.85%) ASP.NET Web API
Miscellaneous
1 8 (10.26%) Computer Science
2 7 (8.97%) Mathematics
3 6 (7.69%) Smartcard
3 6 (7.69%) Blackberry
3 6 (7.69%) PKI
4 3 (3.85%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
4 3 (3.85%) Embedded Systems
4 3 (3.85%) Algorithms
5 2 (2.56%) User Experience
6 1 (1.28%) Physics
6 1 (1.28%) GIS
Operating Systems
1 10 (12.82%) Windows
1 10 (12.82%) Android
2 7 (8.97%) Apple iOS
3 6 (7.69%) BlackBerry OS
4 3 (3.85%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (24.36%) SDLC
2 15 (19.23%) MVC
3 11 (14.10%) Software Engineering
4 8 (10.26%) Agile Software Development
5 7 (8.97%) Web Development
5 7 (8.97%) Open Source
6 6 (7.69%) MVVM
6 6 (7.69%) Cyber Security
7 3 (3.85%) Continuous Integration
7 3 (3.85%) Image Processing
7 3 (3.85%) Video Processing
7 3 (3.85%) TDD
7 3 (3.85%) Scrum
8 2 (2.56%) Video Analytics
8 2 (2.56%) Analytics
8 2 (2.56%) Dependency Injection
9 1 (1.28%) Android Development
9 1 (1.28%) iOS Development
9 1 (1.28%) Mentoring
9 1 (1.28%) Mobile Development
Programming Languages
1 67 (85.90%) C#
2 58 (74.36%) SQL
3 53 (67.95%) JavaScript
4 50 (64.10%) T-SQL
5 13 (16.67%) Java
6 9 (11.54%) C++
7 8 (10.26%) VB
7 8 (10.26%) Python
8 7 (8.97%) VB.NET
9 6 (7.69%) VB6
10 3 (3.85%) MATLAB
11 2 (2.56%) Tcl
12 1 (1.28%) PHP
12 1 (1.28%) XPath
12 1 (1.28%) VBA
12 1 (1.28%) C
Qualifications
1 6 (7.69%) Degree
2 2 (2.56%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (7.69%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 3 (3.85%) Firmware
Vendors
1 39 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 6 (7.69%) Oracle
3 3 (3.85%) Google
3 3 (3.85%) Twitter
4 1 (1.28%) Xamarin
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