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 30 April 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
30 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Software Developer
Rank 32 50 50
Rank change year-on-year
+18 0
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Developer 44 34 54
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leicestershire 6.54% 4.63% 5.76%
As % of the Job Titles category 6.68% 4.68% 5.86%
Number of salaries quoted 42 32 53
Average salary £42,500 £43,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-1.16% -4.44%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £40,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £46,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average 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
659 726 921
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leicestershire 97.92% 98.91% 98.29%
Number of salaries quoted 540 619 792
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
90% offered a salary of more than £23,000 £26,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

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 30 April 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 average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Software Developer within the Leicestershire region over the 3 months to 30 April 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
(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 +8 19 £42,500 -1.16% 3
Loughborough +4 15 £42,500 -5.55% 1
Market Harborough - 1 £30,000 -
Software Developer
East Midlands

Software Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leicestershire

For the 6 months to 30 April 2016, 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 44 (54.32%) Python
2 40 (49.38%) HTML
3 39 (48.15%) Software Engineering
4 35 (43.21%) CSS
5 34 (41.98%) Video Processing
5 34 (41.98%) Algorithms
6 31 (38.27%) C#
7 30 (37.04%) HTML5
8 29 (35.80%) JavaScript
9 27 (33.33%) C++
9 27 (33.33%) SQL
9 27 (33.33%) .NET
10 26 (32.10%) Embedded Systems
11 20 (24.69%) Image Processing
11 20 (24.69%) Java
11 20 (24.69%) Linux
12 18 (22.22%) Unit Testing
13 17 (20.99%) Android
13 17 (20.99%) .NET Framework
13 17 (20.99%) Agile Software Development
13 17 (20.99%) SQL Server
13 17 (20.99%) Microsoft
14 16 (19.75%) Oracle
15 15 (18.52%) WPF
16 14 (17.28%) MS Excel
16 14 (17.28%) Bash Shell
16 14 (17.28%) User Experience
17 13 (16.05%) Visual Studio
17 13 (16.05%) C
18 12 (14.81%) Firmware

Software Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Leicestershire by Category

For the 6 months to 30 April 2016, 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 10 (12.35%) Node.js
2 4 (4.94%) Elasticsearch
2 4 (4.94%) IIS
Applications
1 14 (17.28%) MS Excel
2 3 (3.70%) MS Office
2 3 (3.70%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (1.23%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 1 (1.23%) Retail-J
Cloud Services
1 7 (8.64%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (4.94%) Amazon EC2
2 4 (4.94%) Amazon ELB
2 4 (4.94%) Amazon S3
2 4 (4.94%) Amazon SQS
2 4 (4.94%) CloudFront
2 4 (4.94%) Route 53
2 4 (4.94%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (2.47%) Modbus
1 2 (2.47%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (20.99%) SQL Server
2 9 (11.11%) Relational Database
3 8 (9.88%) MySQL
4 6 (7.41%) SQL Server 2012
5 4 (4.94%) Amazon RDS
6 3 (3.70%) Redis
6 3 (3.70%) SQL Server 2005
7 2 (2.47%) Oracle Reports
8 1 (1.23%) Big Data
8 1 (1.23%) MariaDB
8 1 (1.23%) MongoDB
8 1 (1.23%) SQL Server 2008
8 1 (1.23%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 1 (1.23%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 1 (1.23%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 13 (16.05%) Visual Studio
2 11 (13.58%) Git (software)
3 7 (8.64%) Subversion
4 4 (4.94%) Jenkins
4 4 (4.94%) MSBuild
4 4 (4.94%) ReSharper
4 4 (4.94%) Team Foundation Server
5 3 (3.70%) Maven
5 3 (3.70%) Mercurial
5 3 (3.70%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
5 3 (3.70%) Vagrant
6 1 (1.23%) Oracle APEX
General
1 9 (11.11%) Marketing
2 4 (4.94%) Japanese Language
2 4 (4.94%) Retail
2 4 (4.94%) Russian Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 40 (49.38%) HTML
2 35 (43.21%) CSS
3 30 (37.04%) HTML5
4 27 (33.33%) .NET
5 17 (20.99%) .NET Framework
6 15 (18.52%) WPF
7 12 (14.81%) CSS3
8 11 (13.58%) ADO.NET
8 11 (13.58%) ASP.NET
8 11 (13.58%) ASP.NET Web Forms
8 11 (13.58%) Web Services
9 10 (12.35%) Silverlight
10 7 (8.64%) jQuery
10 7 (8.64%) Symfony
11 5 (6.17%) ASP.NET MVC
12 4 (4.94%) Android SDK
12 4 (4.94%) ASP.NET MVC 2
12 4 (4.94%) Qt
12 4 (4.94%) REST
12 4 (4.94%) WinForms
Miscellaneous
1 34 (41.98%) Algorithms
2 26 (32.10%) Embedded Systems
3 14 (17.28%) User Experience
4 12 (14.81%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
5 9 (11.11%) Analytical Skills
6 6 (7.41%) Mathematics
7 3 (3.70%) Credit Risk
7 3 (3.70%) e-Learning
7 3 (3.70%) Mobile App
8 2 (2.47%) Verilog
8 2 (2.47%) VHDL
9 1 (1.23%) Clustering
9 1 (1.23%) Physics
Operating Systems
1 20 (24.69%) Linux
2 17 (20.99%) Android
3 6 (7.41%) Unix
3 6 (7.41%) Windows
4 5 (6.17%) Windows Server
5 3 (3.70%) CentOS
5 3 (3.70%) Debian
5 3 (3.70%) Windows Server 2008
5 3 (3.70%) Windows Server 2012
5 3 (3.70%) Windows Vista
6 1 (1.23%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (1.23%) Windows 7
6 1 (1.23%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 39 (48.15%) Software Engineering
2 34 (41.98%) Video Processing
3 20 (24.69%) Image Processing
4 18 (22.22%) Unit Testing
5 17 (20.99%) Agile Software Development
6 11 (13.58%) MVC
7 9 (11.11%) Multithreading
7 9 (11.11%) Web Development
8 8 (9.88%) Validation
9 7 (8.64%) Continuous Integration
9 7 (8.64%) Waterfall
10 6 (7.41%) High Availability
10 6 (7.41%) Signal Processing
11 5 (6.17%) Logistics
12 4 (4.94%) Automated Testing
12 4 (4.94%) Compatibility Testing
12 4 (4.94%) OWASP
12 4 (4.94%) Software Delivery
12 4 (4.94%) Test Strategy
12 4 (4.94%) UML
Programming Languages
1 44 (54.32%) Python
2 31 (38.27%) C#
3 29 (35.80%) JavaScript
4 27 (33.33%) C++
4 27 (33.33%) SQL
5 20 (24.69%) Java
6 14 (17.28%) Bash Shell
7 13 (16.05%) C
8 11 (13.58%) MATLAB
9 10 (12.35%) XAML
10 8 (9.88%) Perl
10 8 (9.88%) PHP
11 6 (7.41%) Shell Script
12 5 (6.17%) T-SQL
13 4 (4.94%) Objective-C
13 4 (4.94%) PowerShell
14 3 (3.70%) ECMAScript
14 3 (3.70%) ES6
14 3 (3.70%) Groovy
14 3 (3.70%) Pascal
Qualifications
1 12 (14.81%) Degree
2 3 (3.70%) MCAD
2 3 (3.70%) MCSA
2 3 (3.70%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 12 (14.81%) Firmware
2 3 (3.70%) VirtualBox
2 3 (3.70%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 4 (4.94%) Capistrano
Vendors
1 17 (20.99%) Microsoft
2 16 (19.75%) Oracle
3 10 (12.35%) Telerik
4 3 (3.70%) VMware
5 2 (2.47%) Siemens
6 1 (1.23%) Red Hat
Leicester, Leicestershire
The Bridge Ltd
Salary: Up to £65,000 per annum plus benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Loughborough, Leicestershire
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Salary: Competitive
Posted: 15 days ago
Leicester
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Salary: £45000 per annum
Posted: 15 days ago
Leicester
Energize Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £45000 per annum
Posted: 15 days ago