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 31 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Software Developer
Rank 40 44 62
Rank change year-on-year
+4 +18
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Developer 34 57 19
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leicestershire 4.64% 6.20% 2.68%
As % of the Job Titles category 4.74% 6.38% 2.75%
Number of salaries quoted 32 57 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 £30,200 £27,500 £26,100
10% offered a salary of more than £49,200 £50,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £38,000 £37,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+1.33% +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
717 893 691
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leicestershire 97.82% 97.07% 97.46%
Number of salaries quoted 600 758 600
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 £26,500 £24,950
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £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 31 March 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 31 March 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 +3 26 £40,000 -11.11% 1
Loughborough - 2 £43,000 -
Ashby-de-la-Zouch - 2 £32,500 -
Software Developer
East Midlands

Software Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leicestershire

For the 6 months to 31 March 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 69 (95.83%) C#
2 68 (94.44%) .NET
3 63 (87.50%) SQL Server
4 49 (68.06%) SQL
5 45 (62.50%) T-SQL
6 43 (59.72%) ASP.NET
7 41 (56.94%) JavaScript
7 41 (56.94%) jQuery
8 39 (54.17%) HTML
8 39 (54.17%) XML
9 36 (50.00%) CSS
10 33 (45.83%) Ajax
11 32 (44.44%) Web Services
11 32 (44.44%) Microsoft
12 30 (41.67%) .NET Framework
12 30 (41.67%) ASP.NET MVC
13 28 (38.89%) SQL Server 2008
13 28 (38.89%) SOAP
14 27 (37.50%) XSD
14 27 (37.50%) XSLT
15 26 (36.11%) XHTML
16 25 (34.72%) SQL Server 2005
16 25 (34.72%) SQL Server 2012
17 19 (26.39%) ASP.NET MVC 4
17 19 (26.39%) LINQ
17 19 (26.39%) Entity Framework
18 17 (23.61%) Software Engineering
19 16 (22.22%) Windows
19 16 (22.22%) C++
20 15 (20.83%) MVC

Software Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Leicestershire by Category

For the 6 months to 31 March 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 (4.17%) SharePoint
2 2 (2.78%) IIS
3 1 (1.39%) Node.js
Applications
1 2 (2.78%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 3 (4.17%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (1.39%) Sage 200
Communications & Networking
1 11 (15.28%) LDAP
2 2 (2.78%) CTI
Database & Business Intelligence
1 63 (87.50%) SQL Server
2 28 (38.89%) SQL Server 2008
3 25 (34.72%) SQL Server 2012
3 25 (34.72%) SQL Server 2005
4 3 (4.17%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 1 (1.39%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 10 (13.89%) Subversion
2 4 (5.56%) Microsoft Blend
3 2 (2.78%) AccuRev
3 2 (2.78%) Team Foundation Server
3 2 (2.78%) MSBuild
3 2 (2.78%) Jenkins
4 1 (1.39%) Sublime Text
4 1 (1.39%) PhpStorm
4 1 (1.39%) PHPUnit
4 1 (1.39%) Hudson
4 1 (1.39%) Visual Studio
General
1 11 (15.28%) Finance
2 4 (5.56%) Pharmaceutical
3 2 (2.78%) Multimedia
3 2 (2.78%) Mandarin Language
3 2 (2.78%) Telecoms
4 1 (1.39%) Back Office
4 1 (1.39%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 68 (94.44%) .NET
2 43 (59.72%) ASP.NET
3 41 (56.94%) jQuery
4 39 (54.17%) HTML
4 39 (54.17%) XML
5 36 (50.00%) CSS
6 33 (45.83%) Ajax
7 32 (44.44%) Web Services
8 30 (41.67%) .NET Framework
8 30 (41.67%) ASP.NET MVC
9 28 (38.89%) SOAP
10 27 (37.50%) XSD
10 27 (37.50%) XSLT
11 26 (36.11%) XHTML
12 19 (26.39%) Entity Framework
12 19 (26.39%) ASP.NET MVC 4
12 19 (26.39%) LINQ
13 13 (18.06%) WPF
14 4 (5.56%) ASP.NET Web API
15 3 (4.17%) WinForms
Miscellaneous
1 12 (16.67%) Computer Science
2 11 (15.28%) Smartcard
2 11 (15.28%) Blackberry
2 11 (15.28%) PKI
2 11 (15.28%) Mathematics
3 8 (11.11%) Open Source
4 4 (5.56%) Embedded Systems
5 2 (2.78%) User Experience
5 2 (2.78%) Algorithms
5 2 (2.78%) MPEG
5 2 (2.78%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
6 1 (1.39%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 16 (22.22%) Windows
2 13 (18.06%) Android
3 11 (15.28%) Apple iOS
3 11 (15.28%) BlackBerry OS
4 4 (5.56%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (23.61%) Software Engineering
2 15 (20.83%) MVC
3 13 (18.06%) Agile Software Development
4 12 (16.67%) Web Development
5 11 (15.28%) Cyber Security
6 5 (6.94%) MVVM
6 5 (6.94%) Continuous Integration
6 5 (6.94%) Scrum
7 4 (5.56%) TDD
8 3 (4.17%) Workflow
8 3 (4.17%) CRM
9 2 (2.78%) Code Coverage
9 2 (2.78%) Multithreading
9 2 (2.78%) Image Processing
9 2 (2.78%) Video Processing
9 2 (2.78%) Video Analytics
9 2 (2.78%) Performance Analysis
9 2 (2.78%) UML
9 2 (2.78%) Analytics
10 1 (1.39%) Software Deployment
Programming Languages
1 69 (95.83%) C#
2 49 (68.06%) SQL
3 45 (62.50%) T-SQL
4 41 (56.94%) JavaScript
5 16 (22.22%) C++
6 12 (16.67%) Java
7 8 (11.11%) VB.NET
8 7 (9.72%) VB
9 5 (6.94%) VB6
10 2 (2.78%) XPath
10 2 (2.78%) C
10 2 (2.78%) VBA
10 2 (2.78%) Python
10 2 (2.78%) Tcl
10 2 (2.78%) Shell Script
10 2 (2.78%) MATLAB
11 1 (1.39%) PHP
Qualifications
1 2 (2.78%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (1.39%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (9.72%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 2 (2.78%) Firmware
Vendors
1 32 (44.44%) Microsoft
2 11 (15.28%) Oracle
3 4 (5.56%) Twitter
4 3 (4.17%) Google
5 1 (1.39%) Sage
Leicester, Leicestershire
The Bridge Ltd
Salary: £46,000 per annum plus excellent benefits
Posted: 11 hours ago
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Salary: £18000 - £30000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday