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 13 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
13 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Software Developer
Rank 29 32 51
Rank change year-on-year
+3 +19
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Developer 43 43 47
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leicestershire 6.01% 6.27% 5.55%
As % of the Job Titles category 6.25% 6.30% 5.66%
Number of salaries quoted 43 43 43
Average salary £37,500 £40,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.25% -11.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £31,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £50,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £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
688 682 831
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leicestershire 96.09% 99.42% 98.11%
Number of salaries quoted 593 545 708
Average salary £41,000 £40,000 £38,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.50% +3.89%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £50,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -

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 13 February 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 13 February 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 -9 20 £42,500 +6.25% 4
Loughborough +3 3 £45,000 +9.75%
Software Developer
East Midlands

Software Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leicestershire

For the 6 months to 13 February 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 38 (58.46%) JavaScript
2 37 (56.92%) HTML
3 34 (52.31%) CSS
4 33 (50.77%) C#
5 32 (49.23%) SQL
6 29 (44.62%) .NET
7 28 (43.08%) Python
7 28 (43.08%) Software Engineering
8 24 (36.92%) HTML5
9 23 (35.38%) Algorithms
10 20 (30.77%) Video Processing
10 20 (30.77%) ASP.NET
11 19 (29.23%) SQL Server
11 19 (29.23%) C++
11 19 (29.23%) jQuery
12 18 (27.69%) PHP
13 16 (24.62%) Java
13 16 (24.62%) Agile Software Development
14 14 (21.54%) .NET Framework
14 14 (21.54%) Microsoft
14 14 (21.54%) Relational Database
14 14 (21.54%) Embedded Systems
15 13 (20.00%) Linux
15 13 (20.00%) WPF
15 13 (20.00%) Android
15 13 (20.00%) Image Processing
16 12 (18.46%) Degree
16 12 (18.46%) MySQL
16 12 (18.46%) MVC
17 11 (16.92%) Analytical Skills

Software Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Leicestershire by Category

For the 6 months to 13 February 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 8 (12.31%) Node.js
2 5 (7.69%) IIS
3 4 (6.15%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 7 (10.77%) MS Excel
2 3 (4.62%) MS Office
2 3 (4.62%) MS PowerPoint
3 2 (3.08%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 1 (1.54%) Retail-J
Cloud Services
1 4 (6.15%) Amazon AWS
1 4 (6.15%) Amazon EC2
1 4 (6.15%) Amazon ELB
1 4 (6.15%) Amazon S3
1 4 (6.15%) Amazon SQS
1 4 (6.15%) CloudFront
1 4 (6.15%) Route 53
1 4 (6.15%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (3.08%) Modbus
1 2 (3.08%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (29.23%) SQL Server
2 14 (21.54%) Relational Database
3 12 (18.46%) MySQL
4 7 (10.77%) SQL Server 2008
5 4 (6.15%) Amazon RDS
6 3 (4.62%) Redis
7 2 (3.08%) Oracle Reports
7 2 (3.08%) SQL Server 2014
7 2 (3.08%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 1 (1.54%) MariaDB
8 1 (1.54%) MongoDB
8 1 (1.54%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 7 (10.77%) Git (software)
1 7 (10.77%) Visual Studio
2 5 (7.69%) Team Foundation Server
3 4 (6.15%) Jenkins
4 3 (4.62%) Mercurial
4 3 (4.62%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
4 3 (4.62%) Subversion
4 3 (4.62%) Vagrant
General
1 4 (6.15%) Japanese Language
1 4 (6.15%) Marketing
1 4 (6.15%) Retail
1 4 (6.15%) Russian Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 37 (56.92%) HTML
2 34 (52.31%) CSS
3 29 (44.62%) .NET
4 24 (36.92%) HTML5
5 20 (30.77%) ASP.NET
6 19 (29.23%) jQuery
7 14 (21.54%) .NET Framework
8 13 (20.00%) WPF
9 9 (13.85%) ASP.NET Web Forms
10 8 (12.31%) ASP.NET MVC
11 7 (10.77%) Symfony
11 7 (10.77%) Web Services
12 6 (9.23%) CSS3
12 6 (9.23%) XML
13 5 (7.69%) ASP.NET MVC 3
13 5 (7.69%) Entity Framework
13 5 (7.69%) LINQ to SQL
13 5 (7.69%) Silverlight
13 5 (7.69%) WinForms
14 4 (6.15%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 23 (35.38%) Algorithms
2 14 (21.54%) Embedded Systems
3 11 (16.92%) Analytical Skills
4 8 (12.31%) User Experience
5 6 (9.23%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
6 5 (7.69%) NHS
7 4 (6.15%) Computer Science
7 4 (6.15%) Mathematics
8 3 (4.62%) Credit Risk
8 3 (4.62%) e-Learning
8 3 (4.62%) Mobile App
9 2 (3.08%) Physics
10 1 (1.54%) Clustering
10 1 (1.54%) Verilog
10 1 (1.54%) VHDL
Operating Systems
1 13 (20.00%) Android
1 13 (20.00%) Linux
2 6 (9.23%) Windows
3 5 (7.69%) Windows Server
4 4 (6.15%) Unix
5 3 (4.62%) Windows Server 2008
5 3 (4.62%) Windows Server 2012
5 3 (4.62%) Windows Vista
6 1 (1.54%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (1.54%) Windows 7
6 1 (1.54%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (43.08%) Software Engineering
2 20 (30.77%) Video Processing
3 16 (24.62%) Agile Software Development
4 13 (20.00%) Image Processing
5 12 (18.46%) MVC
6 9 (13.85%) Unit Testing
7 7 (10.77%) Multithreading
8 6 (9.23%) High Availability
8 6 (9.23%) SDLC
9 5 (7.69%) Logistics
10 4 (6.15%) API Development
10 4 (6.15%) API Testing
10 4 (6.15%) Network Marketing
10 4 (6.15%) Signal Processing
10 4 (6.15%) Validation
11 3 (4.62%) Android Development
11 3 (4.62%) Coaching
11 3 (4.62%) Front End Development
11 3 (4.62%) Mentoring
11 3 (4.62%) Open Source
Programming Languages
1 38 (58.46%) JavaScript
2 33 (50.77%) C#
3 32 (49.23%) SQL
4 28 (43.08%) Python
5 19 (29.23%) C++
6 18 (27.69%) PHP
7 16 (24.62%) Java
8 8 (12.31%) C
8 8 (12.31%) MATLAB
9 7 (10.77%) Bash Shell
10 6 (9.23%) VB.NET
11 4 (6.15%) Objective-C
11 4 (6.15%) Perl
11 4 (6.15%) Shell Script
11 4 (6.15%) XAML
12 3 (4.62%) Delphi
12 3 (4.62%) Pascal
13 2 (3.08%) T-SQL
14 1 (1.54%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 12 (18.46%) Degree
2 3 (4.62%) MCAD
2 3 (4.62%) MCSA
2 3 (4.62%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (1.54%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 6 (9.23%) Firmware
2 3 (4.62%) VirtualBox
2 3 (4.62%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 4 (6.15%) Capistrano
Vendors
1 14 (21.54%) Microsoft
2 9 (13.85%) Oracle
2 9 (13.85%) Telerik
3 3 (4.62%) VMware
4 2 (3.08%) Siemens
5 1 (1.54%) Red Hat
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