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 26 June 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
26 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Software Developer
Rank 21 50 46
Rank change year-on-year
+29 -4
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Developer 65 35 59
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leicestershire 9.45% 4.84% 5.94%
As % of the Job Titles category 9.56% 4.94% 6.01%
Number of salaries quoted 62 33 54
Median salary £42,500 £43,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-1.16% +7.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £30,300 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £46,000 £50,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £39,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+1.26% +5.33%
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
680 709 981
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leicestershire 98.84% 98.06% 98.69%
Number of salaries quoted 571 599 851
Median salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +1.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,500 £25,000 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £54,841
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 26 June 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 26 June 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 +10 33 £42,500 -3.40% 3
Loughborough +5 24 £42,500 -
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 26 June 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 57 (54.81%) HTML
2 56 (53.85%) Python
3 48 (46.15%) CSS
4 45 (43.27%) Video Processing
5 44 (42.31%) C#
6 41 (39.42%) .NET
6 41 (39.42%) Software Engineering
7 40 (38.46%) Algorithms
8 38 (36.54%) JavaScript
9 35 (33.65%) C++
9 35 (33.65%) Embedded Systems
9 35 (33.65%) HTML5
10 34 (32.69%) SQL
11 29 (27.88%) Microsoft
11 29 (27.88%) Image Processing
12 27 (25.96%) Unit Testing
13 26 (25.00%) .NET Framework
14 25 (24.04%) SQL Server
14 25 (24.04%) Linux
15 24 (23.08%) C
15 24 (23.08%) Java
16 23 (22.12%) ASP.NET
16 23 (22.12%) Firmware
17 20 (19.23%) Bash Shell
17 20 (19.23%) MVC
18 19 (18.27%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
19 18 (17.31%) Android
19 18 (17.31%) Degree
19 18 (17.31%) MS Excel
19 18 (17.31%) Oracle

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 6 (5.77%) IIS
Applications
1 18 (17.31%) MS Excel
2 3 (2.88%) MS Office
2 3 (2.88%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (0.96%) Retail-J
Cloud Services
1 7 (6.73%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (0.96%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 25 (24.04%) SQL Server
2 14 (13.46%) SQL Server 2012
3 11 (10.58%) SQL Server 2005
4 9 (8.65%) SQL Server 2008
5 2 (1.92%) Redis
5 2 (1.92%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 2 (1.92%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 1 (0.96%) Big Data
6 1 (0.96%) MariaDB
6 1 (0.96%) MongoDB
6 1 (0.96%) MySQL
6 1 (0.96%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 17 (16.35%) Visual Studio
2 8 (7.69%) Git (software)
2 8 (7.69%) Subversion
3 7 (6.73%) Maven
4 5 (4.81%) Team Foundation Server
5 4 (3.85%) MSBuild
5 4 (3.85%) ReSharper
6 3 (2.88%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
7 2 (1.92%) Microsoft Blend
7 2 (1.92%) Vagrant
8 1 (0.96%) Oracle APEX
General
1 5 (4.81%) Marketing
2 4 (3.85%) Retail
3 1 (0.96%) Back Office
3 1 (0.96%) Front Office
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 57 (54.81%) HTML
2 48 (46.15%) CSS
3 41 (39.42%) .NET
4 35 (33.65%) HTML5
5 26 (25.00%) .NET Framework
6 23 (22.12%) ASP.NET
7 17 (16.35%) WPF
8 16 (15.38%) Web Services
9 15 (14.42%) ADO.NET
9 15 (14.42%) jQuery
10 14 (13.46%) ASP.NET MVC
10 14 (13.46%) ASP.NET Web Forms
11 13 (12.50%) CSS3
11 13 (12.50%) Silverlight
12 12 (11.54%) Node.js
13 11 (10.58%) XML
14 10 (9.62%) Ajax
14 10 (9.62%) SOAP
15 9 (8.65%) XSD
15 9 (8.65%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 40 (38.46%) Algorithms
2 35 (33.65%) Embedded Systems
3 19 (18.27%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
4 14 (13.46%) User Experience
5 13 (12.50%) Mathematics
6 9 (8.65%) Analytical Skills
7 6 (5.77%) Verilog
7 6 (5.77%) VHDL
8 5 (4.81%) Computer Science
9 1 (0.96%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 25 (24.04%) Linux
2 18 (17.31%) Android
3 7 (6.73%) CentOS
3 7 (6.73%) Debian
4 5 (4.81%) Unix
5 4 (3.85%) Windows
6 3 (2.88%) Windows Server
6 3 (2.88%) Windows Server 2008
6 3 (2.88%) Windows Server 2012
6 3 (2.88%) Windows Vista
7 1 (0.96%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 1 (0.96%) Windows 7
7 1 (0.96%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 45 (43.27%) Video Processing
2 41 (39.42%) Software Engineering
3 29 (27.88%) Image Processing
4 27 (25.96%) Unit Testing
5 20 (19.23%) MVC
6 13 (12.50%) Agile Software Development
7 11 (10.58%) Continuous Integration
7 11 (10.58%) Validation
8 7 (6.73%) Multithreading
8 7 (6.73%) Web Development
9 5 (4.81%) Signal Processing
9 5 (4.81%) UML
10 4 (3.85%) Automated Testing
10 4 (3.85%) Compatibility Testing
10 4 (3.85%) Cross-Browser Compatibility
10 4 (3.85%) OWASP
10 4 (3.85%) Software Delivery
10 4 (3.85%) Test Strategy
10 4 (3.85%) Waterfall
11 3 (2.88%) Business Analysis
Programming Languages
1 56 (53.85%) Python
2 44 (42.31%) C#
3 38 (36.54%) JavaScript
4 35 (33.65%) C++
5 34 (32.69%) SQL
6 24 (23.08%) C
6 24 (23.08%) Java
7 20 (19.23%) Bash Shell
8 17 (16.35%) T-SQL
9 13 (12.50%) MATLAB
9 13 (12.50%) XAML
10 11 (10.58%) Perl
11 7 (6.73%) ECMAScript
11 7 (6.73%) ES6
11 7 (6.73%) Groovy
12 5 (4.81%) Shell Script
12 5 (4.81%) VB.NET
13 4 (3.85%) Embedded C
13 4 (3.85%) PowerShell
14 3 (2.88%) Pascal
Qualifications
1 18 (17.31%) Degree
2 3 (2.88%) MCAD
2 3 (2.88%) MCSA
2 3 (2.88%) Microsoft Certification
3 2 (1.92%) DBS Check
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (0.96%) QA
System Software
1 23 (22.12%) Firmware
2 2 (1.92%) VirtualBox
2 2 (1.92%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 29 (27.88%) Microsoft
2 18 (17.31%) Oracle
3 16 (15.38%) Telerik
4 2 (1.92%) VMware
5 1 (0.96%) Red Hat
Market Harborough, Leicestershire
Kyna Associates
Salary: £30000 - £350000 Per Annum Bonus and Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Leicester, Leicestershire
The Bridge Ltd
Salary: £52,500 per annum plus benefits + bonus
Posted: 5 days ago
Hinckley, Leicestershire
Peninsula
Salary: £30k - 40k per year + benefits
Posted: 11 days ago
Hinckley, Leicestershire
Peninsula
Salary: £22k - 25k per year + benefits
Posted: 13 days ago
Leicester, Leicestershire
Opus Trust Marketing
Posted: 19 days ago
Leicester
Recruitment Genius Ltd
Salary: £18000 - £38000 per annum
Posted: 24 days ago