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 27 February 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Software Developer
Rank 37 50 54
Rank change year-on-year
+13 +4
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Developer 37 48 19
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leicestershire 5.36% 5.63% 2.75%
As % of the Job Titles category 5.46% 5.85% 2.81%
Number of salaries quoted 37 44 18
Average salary £40,000 £45,000 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-11.11% +50.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,600 £32,500 £21,550
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
678 821 676
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leicestershire 98.26% 96.36% 97.83%
Number of salaries quoted 557 677 608
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 £26,000 £25,550 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,000 £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 27 February 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 27 February 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 +11 30 £40,000 -11.11% 2
Ashby-de-la-Zouch - 2 £32,500 -
Loughborough 0 1 £41,000 -
Software Developer
East Midlands

Software Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leicestershire

For the 6 months to 27 February 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 68 (98.55%) .NET
2 67 (97.10%) C#
3 64 (92.75%) SQL Server
4 44 (63.77%) SQL
5 38 (55.07%) T-SQL
6 37 (53.62%) XML
7 36 (52.17%) ASP.NET
8 34 (49.28%) JavaScript
9 32 (46.38%) jQuery
10 31 (44.93%) HTML
11 29 (42.03%) CSS
12 25 (36.23%) Microsoft
12 25 (36.23%) Ajax
12 25 (36.23%) ASP.NET MVC
13 23 (33.33%) Web Services
14 22 (31.88%) .NET Framework
15 21 (30.43%) Windows
16 20 (28.99%) Software Engineering
16 20 (28.99%) SQL Server 2008
17 19 (27.54%) XSD
17 19 (27.54%) XSLT
17 19 (27.54%) SOAP
17 19 (27.54%) C++
18 17 (24.64%) Java
18 17 (24.64%) XHTML
18 17 (24.64%) Finance
18 17 (24.64%) LINQ
18 17 (24.64%) SQL Server 2005
18 17 (24.64%) SQL Server 2012
19 16 (23.19%) BlackBerry OS

Software Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Leicestershire by Category

For the 6 months to 27 February 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 (4.35%) SharePoint
2 2 (2.90%) IIS
Applications
1 2 (2.90%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 3 (4.35%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (1.45%) Sage 200
Communications & Networking
1 16 (23.19%) LDAP
2 2 (2.90%) CTI
Database & Business Intelligence
1 64 (92.75%) SQL Server
2 20 (28.99%) SQL Server 2008
3 17 (24.64%) SQL Server 2012
3 17 (24.64%) SQL Server 2005
4 5 (7.25%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 2 (2.90%) Crystal Reports
6 1 (1.45%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 1 (1.45%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 9 (13.04%) Subversion
2 5 (7.25%) Microsoft Blend
3 2 (2.90%) AccuRev
3 2 (2.90%) Team Foundation Server
3 2 (2.90%) MSBuild
3 2 (2.90%) Jenkins
4 1 (1.45%) Visual Studio
4 1 (1.45%) Hudson
General
1 17 (24.64%) Finance
2 4 (5.80%) Pharmaceutical
3 2 (2.90%) Telecoms
3 2 (2.90%) Multimedia
4 1 (1.45%) Back Office
4 1 (1.45%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 68 (98.55%) .NET
2 37 (53.62%) XML
3 36 (52.17%) ASP.NET
4 32 (46.38%) jQuery
5 31 (44.93%) HTML
6 29 (42.03%) CSS
7 25 (36.23%) Ajax
7 25 (36.23%) ASP.NET MVC
8 23 (33.33%) Web Services
9 22 (31.88%) .NET Framework
10 19 (27.54%) XSD
10 19 (27.54%) XSLT
10 19 (27.54%) SOAP
11 17 (24.64%) XHTML
11 17 (24.64%) LINQ
12 15 (21.74%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
13 14 (20.29%) ASP.NET MVC 4
14 13 (18.84%) WPF
15 3 (4.35%) ASP.NET Web API
15 3 (4.35%) WinForms
Miscellaneous
1 16 (23.19%) PKI
1 16 (23.19%) Mathematics
1 16 (23.19%) Computer Science
1 16 (23.19%) Smartcard
1 16 (23.19%) Blackberry
2 8 (11.59%) Open Source
3 2 (2.90%) Embedded Systems
3 2 (2.90%) User Experience
3 2 (2.90%) MPEG
4 1 (1.45%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 21 (30.43%) Windows
2 16 (23.19%) Android
2 16 (23.19%) Apple iOS
2 16 (23.19%) BlackBerry OS
3 2 (2.90%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (28.99%) Software Engineering
2 16 (23.19%) Web Development
2 16 (23.19%) Cyber Security
3 13 (18.84%) Agile Software Development
3 13 (18.84%) MVC
4 4 (5.80%) Scrum
4 4 (5.80%) MVVM
4 4 (5.80%) Continuous Integration
5 3 (4.35%) TDD
5 3 (4.35%) Workflow
5 3 (4.35%) CRM
6 2 (2.90%) ERP
6 2 (2.90%) Code Coverage
6 2 (2.90%) Multithreading
6 2 (2.90%) Performance Analysis
6 2 (2.90%) UML
7 1 (1.45%) Software Deployment
7 1 (1.45%) CAD
7 1 (1.45%) Business Intelligence
7 1 (1.45%) PDM
Programming Languages
1 67 (97.10%) C#
2 44 (63.77%) SQL
3 38 (55.07%) T-SQL
4 34 (49.28%) JavaScript
5 19 (27.54%) C++
6 17 (24.64%) Java
7 11 (15.94%) VB.NET
8 6 (8.70%) VB
9 4 (5.80%) VB6
10 3 (4.35%) C
11 2 (2.90%) VBA
11 2 (2.90%) Shell Script
11 2 (2.90%) XPath
Qualifications
1 2 (2.90%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (1.45%) VCP4
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (10.14%) ISO 9001
Vendors
1 25 (36.23%) Microsoft
2 16 (23.19%) Oracle
3 3 (4.35%) Twitter
4 2 (2.90%) Google
5 1 (1.45%) Sage
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