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 6 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
6 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Software Developer
Rank 45 46 42
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -4
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Developer 32 58 41
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leicestershire 4.43% 5.84% 6.21%
As % of the Job Titles category 4.58% 6.02% 6.40%
Number of salaries quoted 29 54 34
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £46,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% -13.04%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £32,500 £30,750
10% offered a salary of more than £46,000 £50,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +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
698 964 641
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leicestershire 96.54% 97.08% 97.12%
Number of salaries quoted 583 841 576
Average salary £37,500 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.25% +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £27,798 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,472
% change year-on-year
- +3.97%

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 6 July 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 6 July 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 +4 30 £42,750 -7.06% 4
Loughborough +2 1 - -
Software Developer
East Midlands

Software Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leicestershire

For the 6 months to 6 July 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 58 (84.06%) .NET
2 57 (82.61%) C#
3 52 (75.36%) SQL
4 49 (71.01%) SQL Server
5 47 (68.12%) JavaScript
5 47 (68.12%) HTML
6 44 (63.77%) ASP.NET
7 42 (60.87%) T-SQL
8 41 (59.42%) CSS
9 40 (57.97%) jQuery
10 37 (53.62%) Web Services
10 37 (53.62%) Ajax
11 35 (50.72%) SOAP
12 34 (49.28%) XML
12 34 (49.28%) Microsoft
12 34 (49.28%) SQL Server 2008
12 34 (49.28%) .NET Framework
13 32 (46.38%) SQL Server 2005
14 31 (44.93%) SQL Server 2012
14 31 (44.93%) XHTML
14 31 (44.93%) XSD
14 31 (44.93%) XSLT
15 20 (28.99%) ASP.NET MVC
16 17 (24.64%) MVC
17 14 (20.29%) SDLC
18 11 (15.94%) Java
19 10 (14.49%) ASP.NET MVC 4
19 10 (14.49%) Entity Framework
20 9 (13.04%) LINQ
20 9 (13.04%) Python

Software Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Leicestershire by Category

For the 6 months to 6 July 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 2 (2.90%) IIS
2 1 (1.45%) Node.js
Applications
1 2 (2.90%) MS Office
2 1 (1.45%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.45%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 3 (4.35%) LDAP
1 3 (4.35%) Skype
2 2 (2.90%) CTI
Database & Business Intelligence
1 49 (71.01%) SQL Server
2 34 (49.28%) SQL Server 2008
3 32 (46.38%) SQL Server 2005
4 31 (44.93%) SQL Server 2012
5 2 (2.90%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 1 (1.45%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 5 (7.25%) Subversion
2 3 (4.35%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (1.45%) PHPUnit
3 1 (1.45%) Sublime Text
3 1 (1.45%) PhpStorm
3 1 (1.45%) Visual Studio
General
1 3 (4.35%) Finance
2 2 (2.90%) Mandarin Language
2 2 (2.90%) Pharmaceutical
3 1 (1.45%) French Language
3 1 (1.45%) German Language
3 1 (1.45%) Italian Language
3 1 (1.45%) Spanish Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 58 (84.06%) .NET
2 47 (68.12%) HTML
3 44 (63.77%) ASP.NET
4 41 (59.42%) CSS
5 40 (57.97%) jQuery
6 37 (53.62%) Web Services
6 37 (53.62%) Ajax
7 35 (50.72%) SOAP
8 34 (49.28%) XML
8 34 (49.28%) .NET Framework
9 31 (44.93%) XSD
9 31 (44.93%) XSLT
9 31 (44.93%) XHTML
10 20 (28.99%) ASP.NET MVC
11 10 (14.49%) Entity Framework
11 10 (14.49%) ASP.NET MVC 4
12 9 (13.04%) LINQ
13 4 (5.80%) WPF
13 4 (5.80%) ASP.NET Web API
14 3 (4.35%) WinForms
Miscellaneous
1 6 (8.70%) Computer Science
2 4 (5.80%) Mathematics
3 3 (4.35%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
3 3 (4.35%) PKI
3 3 (4.35%) Smartcard
3 3 (4.35%) Blackberry
3 3 (4.35%) Embedded Systems
3 3 (4.35%) Algorithms
4 2 (2.90%) User Experience
5 1 (1.45%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (1.45%) GIS
5 1 (1.45%) Management Information System
5 1 (1.45%) Physics
Operating Systems
1 8 (11.59%) Windows
2 7 (10.14%) Android
3 4 (5.80%) Apple iOS
4 3 (4.35%) BlackBerry OS
4 3 (4.35%) Linux
5 1 (1.45%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (24.64%) MVC
2 14 (20.29%) SDLC
3 8 (11.59%) Software Engineering
4 7 (10.14%) Agile Software Development
5 6 (8.70%) Open Source
6 4 (5.80%) MVVM
6 4 (5.80%) TDD
6 4 (5.80%) Web Development
7 3 (4.35%) Scrum
7 3 (4.35%) Continuous Integration
7 3 (4.35%) Image Processing
7 3 (4.35%) Video Processing
7 3 (4.35%) API Development
7 3 (4.35%) Cyber Security
8 2 (2.90%) Video Analytics
8 2 (2.90%) Analytics
8 2 (2.90%) Dependency Injection
9 1 (1.45%) Multithreading
9 1 (1.45%) Logistics
9 1 (1.45%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 57 (82.61%) C#
2 52 (75.36%) SQL
3 47 (68.12%) JavaScript
4 42 (60.87%) T-SQL
5 11 (15.94%) Java
6 9 (13.04%) Python
7 7 (10.14%) VB.NET
8 6 (8.70%) C++
8 6 (8.70%) VB
9 4 (5.80%) VB6
10 3 (4.35%) MATLAB
11 2 (2.90%) Tcl
12 1 (1.45%) VBA
12 1 (1.45%) XPath
12 1 (1.45%) PHP
12 1 (1.45%) C
Qualifications
1 8 (11.59%) Degree
2 2 (2.90%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (5.80%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 3 (4.35%) Firmware
Vendors
1 34 (49.28%) Microsoft
2 3 (4.35%) Google
2 3 (4.35%) Twitter
2 3 (4.35%) Oracle
3 1 (1.45%) Xamarin
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