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 27 May 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
27 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Software Developer
Rank 25 36 42
Rank change year-on-year
+11 +6
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Developer 50 44 61
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leicestershire 7.73% 6.20% 6.48%
As % of the Job Titles category 7.84% 6.29% 6.58%
Number of salaries quoted 48 41 57
Median salary £42,500 £43,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-1.16% +1.17%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £31,500 £27,500
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
638 699 927
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leicestershire 98.61% 98.45% 98.51%
Number of salaries quoted 519 595 816
Median salary £40,000 £42,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-4.76% +5.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £25,000 £28,000
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 27 May 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 27 May 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 23 £42,500 -1.16% 1
Loughborough +3 18 £42,500 -5.55%
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 27 May 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 52 (55.91%) Python
2 47 (50.54%) HTML
3 42 (45.16%) Software Engineering
4 41 (44.09%) CSS
4 41 (44.09%) Video Processing
5 39 (41.94%) Algorithms
6 35 (37.63%) C#
7 32 (34.41%) C++
7 32 (34.41%) JavaScript
7 32 (34.41%) HTML5
7 32 (34.41%) Embedded Systems
8 31 (33.33%) .NET
9 28 (30.11%) SQL
10 26 (27.96%) Image Processing
11 24 (25.81%) Linux
12 23 (24.73%) Java
12 23 (24.73%) Microsoft
12 23 (24.73%) Unit Testing
13 22 (23.66%) .NET Framework
14 20 (21.51%) C
15 19 (20.43%) Firmware
15 19 (20.43%) Android
16 18 (19.35%) Bash Shell
16 18 (19.35%) WPF
16 18 (19.35%) MS Excel
16 18 (19.35%) SQL Server
17 17 (18.28%) Oracle
18 16 (17.20%) Degree
18 16 (17.20%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
19 15 (16.13%) Agile Software Development

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 12 (12.90%) Node.js
2 5 (5.38%) IIS
3 2 (2.15%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 18 (19.35%) MS Excel
2 3 (3.23%) MS Office
2 3 (3.23%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (1.08%) Retail-J
Cloud Services
1 7 (7.53%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (3.23%) SaaS
3 2 (2.15%) Amazon EC2
3 2 (2.15%) Amazon ELB
3 2 (2.15%) Amazon S3
3 2 (2.15%) Amazon SQS
3 2 (2.15%) CloudFront
3 2 (2.15%) Route 53
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (19.35%) SQL Server
2 10 (10.75%) SQL Server 2012
3 7 (7.53%) SQL Server 2005
4 5 (5.38%) MySQL
4 5 (5.38%) SQL Server 2008
5 4 (4.30%) Relational Database
6 3 (3.23%) Redis
7 2 (2.15%) Amazon RDS
7 2 (2.15%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 2 (2.15%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 1 (1.08%) Big Data
8 1 (1.08%) MariaDB
8 1 (1.08%) MongoDB
8 1 (1.08%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 14 (15.05%) Visual Studio
2 10 (10.75%) Git (software)
3 8 (8.60%) Subversion
4 5 (5.38%) Maven
5 4 (4.30%) MSBuild
5 4 (4.30%) ReSharper
5 4 (4.30%) Team Foundation Server
6 3 (3.23%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
6 3 (3.23%) Vagrant
7 2 (2.15%) Jenkins
7 2 (2.15%) Mercurial
8 1 (1.08%) Microsoft Blend
8 1 (1.08%) Oracle APEX
General
1 7 (7.53%) Marketing
2 4 (4.30%) Retail
3 2 (2.15%) Japanese Language
3 2 (2.15%) Russian Language
4 1 (1.08%) Back Office
4 1 (1.08%) Front Office
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 47 (50.54%) HTML
2 41 (44.09%) CSS
3 32 (34.41%) HTML5
4 31 (33.33%) .NET
5 22 (23.66%) .NET Framework
6 18 (19.35%) WPF
7 15 (16.13%) ASP.NET
8 14 (15.05%) ADO.NET
8 14 (15.05%) ASP.NET Web Forms
8 14 (15.05%) Web Services
9 13 (13.98%) Silverlight
10 12 (12.90%) CSS3
11 11 (11.83%) jQuery
12 10 (10.75%) ASP.NET MVC
13 7 (7.53%) XML
14 6 (6.45%) Ajax
14 6 (6.45%) SOAP
15 5 (5.38%) XHTML
15 5 (5.38%) XSD
15 5 (5.38%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 39 (41.94%) Algorithms
2 32 (34.41%) Embedded Systems
3 16 (17.20%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
4 15 (16.13%) User Experience
5 9 (9.68%) Mathematics
6 8 (8.60%) Analytical Skills
7 4 (4.30%) Computer Science
7 4 (4.30%) Verilog
7 4 (4.30%) VHDL
8 2 (2.15%) Credit Risk
8 2 (2.15%) e-Learning
8 2 (2.15%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 24 (25.81%) Linux
2 19 (20.43%) Android
3 6 (6.45%) Unix
4 5 (5.38%) CentOS
4 5 (5.38%) Debian
5 4 (4.30%) Windows
6 3 (3.23%) Windows Server
6 3 (3.23%) Windows Server 2008
6 3 (3.23%) Windows Server 2012
6 3 (3.23%) Windows Vista
7 1 (1.08%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 1 (1.08%) Windows 7
7 1 (1.08%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 42 (45.16%) Software Engineering
2 41 (44.09%) Video Processing
3 26 (27.96%) Image Processing
4 23 (24.73%) Unit Testing
5 15 (16.13%) Agile Software Development
5 15 (16.13%) MVC
6 10 (10.75%) Validation
7 9 (9.68%) Continuous Integration
7 9 (9.68%) Multithreading
8 7 (7.53%) Web Development
9 6 (6.45%) Signal Processing
9 6 (6.45%) Waterfall
10 5 (5.38%) UML
11 4 (4.30%) API Development
11 4 (4.30%) API Testing
11 4 (4.30%) Automated Testing
11 4 (4.30%) Compatibility Testing
11 4 (4.30%) OWASP
11 4 (4.30%) Software Delivery
11 4 (4.30%) Test Strategy
Programming Languages
1 52 (55.91%) Python
2 35 (37.63%) C#
3 32 (34.41%) C++
3 32 (34.41%) JavaScript
4 28 (30.11%) SQL
5 23 (24.73%) Java
6 20 (21.51%) C
7 18 (19.35%) Bash Shell
8 13 (13.98%) XAML
9 12 (12.90%) MATLAB
10 10 (10.75%) Perl
10 10 (10.75%) T-SQL
11 6 (6.45%) Shell Script
12 5 (5.38%) ECMAScript
12 5 (5.38%) ES6
12 5 (5.38%) Groovy
12 5 (5.38%) PHP
13 4 (4.30%) Objective-C
13 4 (4.30%) PowerShell
13 4 (4.30%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 16 (17.20%) Degree
2 3 (3.23%) MCAD
2 3 (3.23%) MCSA
2 3 (3.23%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 19 (20.43%) Firmware
2 3 (3.23%) VirtualBox
2 3 (3.23%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (2.15%) Capistrano
Vendors
1 23 (24.73%) Microsoft
2 17 (18.28%) Oracle
3 14 (15.05%) Telerik
4 3 (3.23%) VMware
5 1 (1.08%) Red Hat
Leicestershire
Spring Technology
Salary: £30000.00 - £45000.00 per annum
Posted: 4 hours ago
Market Harborough, Leicestershire
Kyna Associates
Salary: £30000 - £35000 Per Annum Bonus and Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Leicester, Leicestershire
The Bridge Ltd
Salary: Up to £60,000 per annum plus benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Hinckley, Leicestershire
Peninsula
Salary: £35k - 40k per year + benefits
Posted: 17 days ago