The statistics below represent IT jobs advertised across the Leicestershire region that had Software Developer featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the salaries offered over the 3 months to 28 September 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
28 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Software Developer
Rank 30 56 52
Rank change year-on-year
+26 -4
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Developer 53 19 30
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leicestershire 7.10% 2.84% 3.90%
As % of the Job Titles category 7.23% 2.87% 3.96%
Number of salaries quoted 52 15 30
Median salary £42,750 £32,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+31.53% -18.75%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £26,600 £29,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £43,000 £50,500
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
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
733 662 757
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leicestershire 98.13% 99.10% 98.31%
Number of salaries quoted 623 520 650
Median salary £42,500 £35,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+21.42% -6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,200 £25,000 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £52,416 £50,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

Software Developer
Jobs Demand Trend in Leicestershire

The demand trend of job ads across the Leicestershire region that featured Software Developer in the job title.

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 28 September 2016.

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 median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Software Developer within the Leicestershire region over the 3 months to 28 September 2016. 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 see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Leicester +12 27 £52,000 +50.72% 2
Loughborough -2 15 £47,500 -
Market Harborough - 2 £35,500 -
Coalville - 1 £45,000 -
Software Developer
East Midlands

Software Developer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leicestershire

For the 6 months to 28 September 2016, Software Developer job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Leicestershire region featuring Software Developer in the job title.

1 68 (57.14%) HTML
2 64 (53.78%) CSS
3 60 (50.42%) JavaScript
4 59 (49.58%) C#
4 59 (49.58%) .NET
5 52 (43.70%) Python
6 50 (42.02%) SQL
7 45 (37.82%) ASP.NET
8 44 (36.97%) MVC
8 44 (36.97%) Video Processing
9 43 (36.13%) C++
10 42 (35.29%) SQL Server
11 40 (33.61%) jQuery
11 40 (33.61%) Computer Vision
12 38 (31.93%) Microsoft
12 38 (31.93%) Software Engineering
12 38 (31.93%) .NET Framework
13 37 (31.09%) Embedded Systems
14 36 (30.25%) T-SQL
15 34 (28.57%) Image Processing
16 33 (27.73%) Web Services
17 32 (26.89%) HTML5
17 32 (26.89%) Algorithms
18 31 (26.05%) ASP.NET MVC
19 30 (25.21%) SQL Server 2012
20 26 (21.85%) Ajax
20 26 (21.85%) Firmware
21 25 (21.01%) XML
21 25 (21.01%) Linux
22 24 (20.17%) SOAP

Software Developer Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in Leicestershire by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 6 (5.04%) IIS
Applications
1 10 (8.40%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.84%) Simulink
Business Applications
1 1 (0.84%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 8 (6.72%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (0.84%) Amazon EC2
2 1 (0.84%) Amazon S3
2 1 (0.84%) Amazon SQS
2 1 (0.84%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
2 1 (0.84%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (0.84%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (0.84%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 42 (35.29%) SQL Server
2 30 (25.21%) SQL Server 2012
3 23 (19.33%) SQL Server 2005
3 23 (19.33%) SQL Server 2008
4 3 (2.52%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 2 (1.68%) MySQL
5 2 (1.68%) Relational Database
5 2 (1.68%) SQL Server 2016
5 2 (1.68%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 1 (0.84%) Amazon RDS
6 1 (0.84%) GIS
6 1 (0.84%) OLTP
6 1 (0.84%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 17 (14.29%) Visual Studio
2 13 (10.92%) Git (software)
2 13 (10.92%) Subversion
3 12 (10.08%) Maven
4 5 (4.20%) CMake
4 5 (4.20%) Grunt
4 5 (4.20%) Vagrant
5 4 (3.36%) Team Foundation Server
6 3 (2.52%) MSBuild
6 3 (2.52%) ReSharper
7 2 (1.68%) Microsoft Blend
8 1 (0.84%) Jenkins
8 1 (0.84%) SoapUI
General
1 3 (2.52%) Marketing
2 1 (0.84%) Automotive
2 1 (0.84%) Back Office
2 1 (0.84%) Electronics
2 1 (0.84%) Finance
2 1 (0.84%) Front Office
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 68 (57.14%) HTML
2 64 (53.78%) CSS
3 59 (49.58%) .NET
4 45 (37.82%) ASP.NET
5 40 (33.61%) jQuery
6 38 (31.93%) .NET Framework
7 33 (27.73%) Web Services
8 32 (26.89%) HTML5
9 31 (26.05%) ASP.NET MVC
10 26 (21.85%) Ajax
11 25 (21.01%) XML
12 24 (20.17%) SOAP
13 23 (19.33%) XHTML
13 23 (19.33%) XSD
13 23 (19.33%) XSLT
14 17 (14.29%) CSS3
15 9 (7.56%) AngularJS
15 9 (7.56%) Silverlight
16 8 (6.72%) ADO.NET
16 8 (6.72%) ASP.NET Web Forms
Miscellaneous
1 37 (31.09%) Embedded Systems
2 32 (26.89%) Algorithms
3 22 (18.49%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
4 20 (16.81%) Mathematics
5 14 (11.76%) User Experience
6 10 (8.40%) Verilog
6 10 (8.40%) VHDL
7 7 (5.88%) Computer Science
8 5 (4.20%) Smartphone
9 3 (2.52%) Analytical Skills
10 2 (1.68%) Xbox
11 1 (0.84%) Driving Licence
11 1 (0.84%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 25 (21.01%) Linux
2 17 (14.29%) Android
3 7 (5.88%) CentOS
3 7 (5.88%) Debian
4 2 (1.68%) Unix
5 1 (0.84%) Ubuntu
5 1 (0.84%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 44 (36.97%) MVC
1 44 (36.97%) Video Processing
2 40 (33.61%) Computer Vision
3 38 (31.93%) Software Engineering
4 34 (28.57%) Image Processing
5 23 (19.33%) Unit Testing
6 17 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
7 10 (8.40%) Continuous Integration
8 8 (6.72%) Web Development
9 7 (5.88%) MVVM
9 7 (5.88%) Validation
10 5 (4.20%) Embedded Software Development
11 4 (3.36%) OO
11 4 (3.36%) UML
11 4 (3.36%) Waterfall
12 3 (2.52%) Automated Testing
12 3 (2.52%) Compatibility Testing
12 3 (2.52%) Mentoring
12 3 (2.52%) OWASP
12 3 (2.52%) Test Strategy
Programming Languages
1 60 (50.42%) JavaScript
2 59 (49.58%) C#
3 52 (43.70%) Python
4 50 (42.02%) SQL
5 43 (36.13%) C++
6 36 (30.25%) T-SQL
7 24 (20.17%) C
8 19 (15.97%) Bash Shell
9 18 (15.13%) MATLAB
10 12 (10.08%) ES6
10 12 (10.08%) Groovy
11 11 (9.24%) Java
12 7 (5.88%) ECMAScript
12 7 (5.88%) Perl
13 6 (5.04%) XAML
14 5 (4.20%) VB.NET
15 4 (3.36%) Embedded C
15 4 (3.36%) PHP
16 3 (2.52%) PowerShell
17 2 (1.68%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 13 (10.92%) Degree
2 2 (1.68%) DBS Check
2 2 (1.68%) Security Cleared
3 1 (0.84%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (0.84%) QA
System Software
1 26 (21.85%) Firmware
Vendors
1 38 (31.93%) Microsoft
2 10 (8.40%) Telerik
3 8 (6.72%) Oracle
4 1 (0.84%) Xamarin
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The Bridge Ltd
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Posted: 6 days ago
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