The first table below looks at the demand 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 23 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the Leicestershire region.

Location
3 months to
23 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Software Developer
Rank 40 43 54
Rank change year-on-year
+3 +11
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Developer 56 34 37
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leicestershire 5.83% 5.07% 4.45%
As % of the Job Titles category 5.98% 5.23% 4.58%
Number of salaries quoted 52 30 27
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,500 £32,500 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £50,000 £46,500
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £35,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Job Titles Category
Leicestershire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
936 650 808
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leicestershire 97.40% 96.87% 97.23%
Number of salaries quoted 820 581 692
Average salary £39,000 £37,500 £33,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.00% +11.94%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £26,250 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £51,000 £47,500 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+3.89% -
Software Developer
East Midlands

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 23 July 2014.

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 23 July 2014. 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 +16 35 £40,000 +6.66% 3
Lutterworth - 11 £40,000 -
Loughborough 0 5 £55,000 - 3
Market Harborough - 1 £31,500 -
Software Developer
East Midlands

Software Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leicestershire

For the 6 months to 23 July 2014, 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.

1 101 (90.99%) .NET
2 90 (81.08%) C#
3 67 (60.36%) XML
4 66 (59.46%) SQL Server
5 54 (48.65%) SQL
6 53 (47.75%) Windows
7 46 (41.44%) C++
8 45 (40.54%) ASP.NET
9 44 (39.64%) Oracle
9 44 (39.64%) Mathematics
9 44 (39.64%) Computer Science
10 38 (34.23%) JavaScript
11 37 (33.33%) Microsoft
12 33 (29.73%) T-SQL
12 33 (29.73%) Android
13 32 (28.83%) HTML
13 32 (28.83%) Java
14 31 (27.93%) Software Engineering
15 30 (27.03%) Web Development
15 30 (27.03%) jQuery
15 30 (27.03%) Apple iOS
16 29 (26.13%) BlackBerry OS
16 29 (26.13%) Cyber Security
16 29 (26.13%) LINQ
16 29 (26.13%) PKI
16 29 (26.13%) Finance
16 29 (26.13%) Smartcard
16 29 (26.13%) Blackberry
16 29 (26.13%) LDAP
17 27 (24.32%) CSS

Software Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Leicestershire by Category

For the 6 months to 23 July 2014, 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 (2.70%) Tomcat
2 2 (1.80%) SharePoint
Applications
1 3 (2.70%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.90%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 29 (26.13%) LDAP
2 5 (4.50%) Internet
3 2 (1.80%) Unified Communications
3 2 (1.80%) VoIP
4 1 (0.90%) TCP/IP
4 1 (0.90%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 66 (59.46%) SQL Server
2 20 (18.02%) SQL Server 2012
3 19 (17.12%) SQL Server 2008
3 19 (17.12%) SQL Server 2005
4 5 (4.50%) MySQL
4 5 (4.50%) Relational Database
5 3 (2.70%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 2 (1.80%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 2 (1.80%) Microsoft Analysis Services
6 2 (1.80%) Data Warehouse
7 1 (0.90%) PostgreSQL
7 1 (0.90%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 10 (9.01%) Visual Studio
2 5 (4.50%) Team Foundation Server
3 2 (1.80%) Hudson
3 2 (1.80%) NUnit
3 2 (1.80%) JIRA
General
1 29 (26.13%) Finance
2 4 (3.60%) Pharmaceutical
3 2 (1.80%) Manufacturing
4 1 (0.90%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 101 (90.99%) .NET
2 67 (60.36%) XML
3 45 (40.54%) ASP.NET
4 32 (28.83%) HTML
5 30 (27.03%) jQuery
6 29 (26.13%) LINQ
7 27 (24.32%) .NET Framework
7 27 (24.32%) CSS
8 26 (23.42%) ASP.NET MVC
9 25 (22.52%) Ajax
9 25 (22.52%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
10 23 (20.72%) XHTML
11 22 (19.82%) Web Services
11 22 (19.82%) XSD
11 22 (19.82%) SOAP
12 19 (17.12%) XSLT
12 19 (17.12%) ASP.NET MVC 4
13 15 (13.51%) COM+
14 9 (8.11%) ASP.NET Web Forms
15 8 (7.21%) WinForms
Miscellaneous
1 44 (39.64%) Mathematics
1 44 (39.64%) Computer Science
2 29 (26.13%) Smartcard
2 29 (26.13%) Blackberry
2 29 (26.13%) PKI
3 4 (3.60%) iPhone
4 3 (2.70%) W3C
5 2 (1.80%) Embedded Systems
6 1 (0.90%) Enterprise Software
6 1 (0.90%) Learning Management System
6 1 (0.90%) E-Learning
6 1 (0.90%) SCORM
Operating Systems
1 53 (47.75%) Windows
2 33 (29.73%) Android
3 30 (27.03%) Apple iOS
4 29 (26.13%) BlackBerry OS
5 3 (2.70%) Windows 8
6 1 (0.90%) Linux
6 1 (0.90%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (27.93%) Software Engineering
2 30 (27.03%) Web Development
3 29 (26.13%) Cyber Security
4 23 (20.72%) MVC
5 18 (16.22%) OO
6 11 (9.91%) Agile Software Development
7 5 (4.50%) Multithreading
7 5 (4.50%) Workflow
7 5 (4.50%) Scrum
7 5 (4.50%) Web Application Development
8 4 (3.60%) E-Commerce
9 3 (2.70%) SOA
9 3 (2.70%) Business Intelligence
9 3 (2.70%) Project Management
9 3 (2.70%) Information Security
9 3 (2.70%) Waterfall
9 3 (2.70%) Responsive Web Design
9 3 (2.70%) Unit Testing
9 3 (2.70%) CRM
9 3 (2.70%) JVM Tuning
Programming Languages
1 90 (81.08%) C#
2 54 (48.65%) SQL
3 46 (41.44%) C++
4 38 (34.23%) JavaScript
5 33 (29.73%) T-SQL
6 32 (28.83%) Java
7 8 (7.21%) VB.NET
8 3 (2.70%) VB6
8 3 (2.70%) VB
8 3 (2.70%) PHP
Qualifications
1 16 (14.41%) Degree
2 8 (7.21%) Microsoft Certification
3 3 (2.70%) SC Cleared
3 3 (2.70%) Security Cleared
4 1 (0.90%) MCP
4 1 (0.90%) MCDBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (1.80%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 2 (1.80%) QA
Vendors
1 44 (39.64%) Oracle
2 37 (33.33%) Microsoft
3 3 (2.70%) JBoss
4 2 (1.80%) Twitter
5 1 (0.90%) Telerik
Leicester, Leicestershire
Jumar
Salary: £25000 - £33000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Leicestershire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Leicester
Computer Futures
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + pension, healthcare
Posted: 5 days ago