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 17 April 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
17 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Software Developer
Rank 45 53 57
Rank change year-on-year
+8 +4
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Developer 53 27 15
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leicestershire 5.62% 3.68% 2.19%
As % of the Job Titles category 5.79% 3.79% 2.34%
Number of salaries quoted 52 24 15
Average salary £45,000 £32,500 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+38.46% +8.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £25,000 £27,700
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £50,000 £43,000
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
915 712 641
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leicestershire 97.03% 97.14% 93.44%
Number of salaries quoted 786 617 567
Average salary £38,000 £35,000 £33,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+8.57% +4.47%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £25,000 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £47,500 £46,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £38,000
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +1.31%
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 17 April 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 17 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
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Job
Vacancies
Leicester +17 41 £45,500 +30.00% 2
Lutterworth - 3 £40,000 -
Software Developer
East Midlands

Software Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leicestershire

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 (94.39%) C#
2 91 (85.05%) .NET
3 81 (75.70%) SQL Server
4 64 (59.81%) XML
5 50 (46.73%) Windows
6 43 (40.19%) SQL
7 42 (39.25%) Microsoft
8 41 (38.32%) ASP.NET
8 41 (38.32%) Software Engineering
9 40 (37.38%) Finance
10 39 (36.45%) C++
11 38 (35.51%) Oracle
12 37 (34.58%) HTML
12 37 (34.58%) JavaScript
13 36 (33.64%) Web Development
13 36 (33.64%) Computer Science
13 36 (33.64%) Android
14 35 (32.71%) jQuery
15 34 (31.78%) Mathematics
15 34 (31.78%) Apple iOS
16 33 (30.84%) Java
16 33 (30.84%) Blackberry
17 31 (28.97%) Smartcard
17 31 (28.97%) LDAP
17 31 (28.97%) CSS
17 31 (28.97%) PKI
17 31 (28.97%) BlackBerry OS
17 31 (28.97%) Cyber Security
18 27 (25.23%) Ajax
19 26 (24.30%) LINQ

Software Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Leicestershire by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 4 (3.74%) SharePoint
2 3 (2.80%) Lync
3 2 (1.87%) IIS
4 1 (0.93%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 13 (12.15%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (2.80%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.87%) SaaS
2 1 (0.93%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 31 (28.97%) LDAP
2 3 (2.80%) Intranet
3 1 (0.93%) Internet
3 1 (0.93%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 81 (75.70%) SQL Server
2 22 (20.56%) SQL Server 2008
3 21 (19.63%) SQL Server 2005
4 20 (18.69%) SQL Server 2012
5 3 (2.80%) Relational Database
6 2 (1.87%) MySQL
6 2 (1.87%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 2 (1.87%) Microsoft Analysis Services
6 2 (1.87%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 2 (1.87%) Data Warehouse
7 1 (0.93%) PostgreSQL
7 1 (0.93%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 9 (8.41%) Visual Studio
2 2 (1.87%) NUnit
2 2 (1.87%) JIRA
2 2 (1.87%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (0.93%) MSBuild
3 1 (0.93%) Jenkins
3 1 (0.93%) Microsoft Blend
General
1 40 (37.38%) Finance
2 4 (3.74%) Pharmaceutical
3 3 (2.80%) Billing
4 2 (1.87%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 91 (85.05%) .NET
2 64 (59.81%) XML
3 41 (38.32%) ASP.NET
4 37 (34.58%) HTML
5 35 (32.71%) jQuery
6 31 (28.97%) CSS
7 27 (25.23%) Ajax
8 26 (24.30%) LINQ
9 25 (23.36%) SOAP
9 25 (23.36%) Web Services
10 23 (21.50%) .NET Framework
11 22 (20.56%) XHTML
12 21 (19.63%) XSD
12 21 (19.63%) XSLT
12 21 (19.63%) ASP.NET MVC
12 21 (19.63%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
13 20 (18.69%) ASP.NET MVC 4
14 12 (11.21%) WPF
15 9 (8.41%) WinForms
16 7 (6.54%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 36 (33.64%) Computer Science
2 34 (31.78%) Mathematics
3 33 (30.84%) Blackberry
4 31 (28.97%) PKI
4 31 (28.97%) Smartcard
5 3 (2.80%) iPhone
5 3 (2.80%) Mobile App
6 2 (1.87%) Embedded Systems
7 1 (0.93%) Enterprise Software
7 1 (0.93%) Inversion of Control
Operating Systems
1 50 (46.73%) Windows
2 36 (33.64%) Android
3 34 (31.78%) Apple iOS
4 31 (28.97%) BlackBerry OS
5 4 (3.74%) Linux
6 3 (2.80%) UNIX
7 2 (1.87%) Windows 8
7 2 (1.87%) Windows Phone 8
7 2 (1.87%) Windows Phone
8 1 (0.93%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 41 (38.32%) Software Engineering
2 36 (33.64%) Web Development
3 31 (28.97%) Cyber Security
4 18 (16.82%) Information Security
5 15 (14.02%) OO
6 12 (11.21%) MVC
7 10 (9.35%) Multithreading
8 9 (8.41%) Unit Testing
9 7 (6.54%) CRM
10 6 (5.61%) OOP
10 6 (5.61%) MVVM
11 5 (4.67%) Software Architecture
12 4 (3.74%) Web Application Development
12 4 (3.74%) Agile Software Development
13 3 (2.80%) TDD
13 3 (2.80%) Continuous Integration
13 3 (2.80%) Validation
14 2 (1.87%) Business Intelligence
14 2 (1.87%) Dependency Injection
15 1 (0.93%) Mobile Application Development
Programming Languages
1 101 (94.39%) C#
2 43 (40.19%) SQL
3 39 (36.45%) C++
4 37 (34.58%) JavaScript
5 33 (30.84%) Java
6 26 (24.30%) T-SQL
7 8 (7.48%) PHP
8 4 (3.74%) VB.NET
9 3 (2.80%) Shell Script
9 3 (2.80%) PowerShell
9 3 (2.80%) XAML
9 3 (2.80%) C
9 3 (2.80%) Delphi
10 2 (1.87%) Objective-C
10 2 (1.87%) PowerHouse
11 1 (0.93%) VB6
11 1 (0.93%) XPath
11 1 (0.93%) VB
Qualifications
1 12 (11.21%) Degree
2 6 (5.61%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (0.93%) Chartered Engineer
3 1 (0.93%) MCP
3 1 (0.93%) MCDBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (0.93%) QA
Vendors
1 42 (39.25%) Microsoft
2 38 (35.51%) Oracle
3 1 (0.93%) Telerik
3 1 (0.93%) AccuRev
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