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 28 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Software Developer
Rank 30 49 57
Rank change year-on-year
+19 +8
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Developer 43 54 26
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leicestershire 6.16% 6.45% 3.72%
As % of the Job Titles category 6.33% 6.67% 3.80%
Number of salaries quoted 43 50 25
Average salary £40,000 £43,250 £31,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-7.51% +39.51%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,000 £25,557 £22,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £50,000 £40,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
- +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
679 809 684
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leicestershire 97.28% 96.65% 97.99%
Number of salaries quoted 543 693 630
Average salary £40,000 £38,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.26% +8.57%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £25,500
10% offered a salary of more than £51,734 £45,000 £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 28 January 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 28 January 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 34 £41,250 -8.33% 1
Ashby-de-la-Zouch - 2 £32,500 -
Hinckley +4 1 £45,000 +5.88%
Loughborough +1 1 £41,000 - 1
Software Developer
East Midlands

Software Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leicestershire

For the 6 months to 28 January 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 65 (98.48%) .NET
2 62 (93.94%) C#
3 60 (90.91%) SQL Server
4 41 (62.12%) SQL
5 34 (51.52%) XML
6 33 (50.00%) T-SQL
7 30 (45.45%) JavaScript
8 28 (42.42%) ASP.NET
8 28 (42.42%) jQuery
9 25 (37.88%) HTML
10 23 (34.85%) CSS
10 23 (34.85%) Windows
11 22 (33.33%) C++
12 20 (30.30%) Microsoft
12 20 (30.30%) Software Engineering
13 19 (28.79%) Ajax
13 19 (28.79%) Web Development
13 19 (28.79%) .NET Framework
13 19 (28.79%) ASP.NET MVC
13 19 (28.79%) Finance
13 19 (28.79%) Java
14 18 (27.27%) Oracle
14 18 (27.27%) LDAP
14 18 (27.27%) Smartcard
14 18 (27.27%) Blackberry
14 18 (27.27%) Android
14 18 (27.27%) Mathematics
14 18 (27.27%) Computer Science
14 18 (27.27%) PKI
14 18 (27.27%) Apple iOS

Software Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Leicestershire by Category

For the 6 months to 28 January 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 3 (4.55%) SharePoint
2 2 (3.03%) IIS
Applications
1 2 (3.03%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 3 (4.55%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (1.52%) Sage 200
Communications & Networking
1 18 (27.27%) LDAP
2 2 (3.03%) CTI
Database & Business Intelligence
1 60 (90.91%) SQL Server
2 15 (22.73%) SQL Server 2008
3 12 (18.18%) SQL Server 2012
3 12 (18.18%) SQL Server 2005
4 5 (7.58%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 3 (4.55%) Crystal Reports
6 1 (1.52%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 1 (1.52%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 8 (12.12%) Subversion
2 5 (7.58%) Microsoft Blend
3 2 (3.03%) Team Foundation Server
3 2 (3.03%) Hudson
3 2 (3.03%) MSBuild
3 2 (3.03%) Jenkins
4 1 (1.52%) Visual Studio
General
1 19 (28.79%) Finance
2 3 (4.55%) Pharmaceutical
3 2 (3.03%) Telecoms
3 2 (3.03%) Multimedia
4 1 (1.52%) Back Office
4 1 (1.52%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 65 (98.48%) .NET
2 34 (51.52%) XML
3 28 (42.42%) ASP.NET
3 28 (42.42%) jQuery
4 25 (37.88%) HTML
5 23 (34.85%) CSS
6 19 (28.79%) Ajax
6 19 (28.79%) .NET Framework
6 19 (28.79%) ASP.NET MVC
7 17 (25.76%) LINQ
8 16 (24.24%) Web Services
9 14 (21.21%) XSD
9 14 (21.21%) XSLT
9 14 (21.21%) WPF
9 14 (21.21%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
10 12 (18.18%) XHTML
10 12 (18.18%) SOAP
11 11 (16.67%) ASP.NET MVC 4
12 5 (7.58%) WinForms
12 5 (7.58%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 18 (27.27%) PKI
1 18 (27.27%) Mathematics
1 18 (27.27%) Computer Science
1 18 (27.27%) Smartcard
1 18 (27.27%) Blackberry
2 7 (10.61%) Open Source
3 2 (3.03%) Embedded Systems
3 2 (3.03%) User Experience
3 2 (3.03%) MPEG
4 1 (1.52%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 23 (34.85%) Windows
2 18 (27.27%) Android
2 18 (27.27%) Apple iOS
2 18 (27.27%) BlackBerry OS
3 2 (3.03%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (30.30%) Software Engineering
2 19 (28.79%) Web Development
3 18 (27.27%) Cyber Security
4 14 (21.21%) Agile Software Development
5 11 (16.67%) MVC
6 5 (7.58%) Workflow
7 3 (4.55%) CRM
7 3 (4.55%) ERP
7 3 (4.55%) MVVM
8 2 (3.03%) Performance Analysis
8 2 (3.03%) UML
8 2 (3.03%) Scrum
8 2 (3.03%) Code Coverage
8 2 (3.03%) Continuous Integration
8 2 (3.03%) Multithreading
9 1 (1.52%) CAD
9 1 (1.52%) TDD
9 1 (1.52%) PDM
9 1 (1.52%) OOP
9 1 (1.52%) OO
Programming Languages
1 62 (93.94%) C#
2 41 (62.12%) SQL
3 33 (50.00%) T-SQL
4 30 (45.45%) JavaScript
5 22 (33.33%) C++
6 19 (28.79%) Java
7 13 (19.70%) VB.NET
8 6 (9.09%) VB
9 4 (6.06%) VB6
10 3 (4.55%) C
11 2 (3.03%) VBA
11 2 (3.03%) Shell Script
11 2 (3.03%) XPath
Qualifications
1 2 (3.03%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (9.09%) ISO 9001
Vendors
1 20 (30.30%) Microsoft
2 18 (27.27%) Oracle
3 2 (3.03%) AccuRev
3 2 (3.03%) Twitter
4 1 (1.52%) Sage
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Posted: 4 days ago
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