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 27 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Software Developer
Rank 62 45 49
Rank change year-on-year
-17 +4
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Developer 12 42 33
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leicestershire 1.81% 4.83% 4.76%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.87% 4.96% 4.93%
Number of salaries quoted 9 41 30
Average salary £35,500 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-11.25% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £30,000 £29,750
10% offered a salary of more than £45,200 £55,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £38,500 £37,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+2.66% +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
642 847 669
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leicestershire 96.83% 97.47% 96.54%
Number of salaries quoted 496 737 605
Average salary £37,500 £39,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-3.84% +4.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £24,000 £25,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £50,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.56%

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 27 August 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 27 August 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 -12 9 £36,500 -8.75% 3
Ashby-de-la-Zouch - 2 £27,500 - 2
Software Developer
East Midlands

Software Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leicestershire

For the 6 months to 27 August 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 46 (80.70%) .NET
2 45 (78.95%) C#
3 43 (75.44%) JavaScript
4 42 (73.68%) SQL
4 42 (73.68%) HTML
5 37 (64.91%) ASP.NET
5 37 (64.91%) CSS
6 34 (59.65%) SQL Server
7 33 (57.89%) T-SQL
7 33 (57.89%) jQuery
8 29 (50.88%) Ajax
9 28 (49.12%) SOAP
9 28 (49.12%) Web Services
10 27 (47.37%) .NET Framework
11 26 (45.61%) SQL Server 2005
11 26 (45.61%) Microsoft
12 25 (43.86%) XHTML
12 25 (43.86%) XML
12 25 (43.86%) XSD
12 25 (43.86%) XSLT
12 25 (43.86%) SQL Server 2008
12 25 (43.86%) SQL Server 2012
13 15 (26.32%) MVC
13 15 (26.32%) ASP.NET MVC
14 14 (24.56%) SDLC
15 10 (17.54%) Degree
16 9 (15.79%) Python
17 8 (14.04%) Java
17 8 (14.04%) Agile Software Development
18 7 (12.28%) Entity Framework

Software Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Leicestershire by Category

For the 6 months to 27 August 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 1 (1.75%) Node.js
Applications
1 1 (1.75%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.75%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 2 (3.51%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 34 (59.65%) SQL Server
2 26 (45.61%) SQL Server 2005
3 25 (43.86%) SQL Server 2008
3 25 (43.86%) SQL Server 2012
4 3 (5.26%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 4 (7.02%) Subversion
2 2 (3.51%) Visual Studio
3 1 (1.75%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (1.75%) PHPUnit
3 1 (1.75%) Sublime Text
3 1 (1.75%) PhpStorm
General
1 2 (3.51%) Mandarin Language
2 1 (1.75%) French Language
2 1 (1.75%) German Language
2 1 (1.75%) Italian Language
2 1 (1.75%) Spanish Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 46 (80.70%) .NET
2 42 (73.68%) HTML
3 37 (64.91%) ASP.NET
3 37 (64.91%) CSS
4 33 (57.89%) jQuery
5 29 (50.88%) Ajax
6 28 (49.12%) SOAP
6 28 (49.12%) Web Services
7 27 (47.37%) .NET Framework
8 25 (43.86%) XML
8 25 (43.86%) XSD
8 25 (43.86%) XSLT
8 25 (43.86%) XHTML
9 15 (26.32%) ASP.NET MVC
10 7 (12.28%) Entity Framework
10 7 (12.28%) ASP.NET MVC 4
11 6 (10.53%) LINQ
12 3 (5.26%) ASP.NET Web API
12 3 (5.26%) WPF
12 3 (5.26%) WinForms
Miscellaneous
1 5 (8.77%) Computer Science
2 4 (7.02%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (5.26%) Algorithms
3 3 (5.26%) Embedded Systems
3 3 (5.26%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
4 1 (1.75%) Mathematics
4 1 (1.75%) Physics
4 1 (1.75%) GIS
4 1 (1.75%) Management Information System
4 1 (1.75%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 6 (10.53%) Windows
2 4 (7.02%) Android
3 3 (5.26%) Linux
4 1 (1.75%) Apple iOS
4 1 (1.75%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (26.32%) MVC
2 14 (24.56%) SDLC
3 8 (14.04%) Agile Software Development
4 5 (8.77%) Software Engineering
5 3 (5.26%) TDD
5 3 (5.26%) MVVM
5 3 (5.26%) Image Processing
5 3 (5.26%) Video Processing
6 2 (3.51%) Open Source
6 2 (3.51%) Dependency Injection
6 2 (3.51%) API Development
6 2 (3.51%) Continuous Integration
6 2 (3.51%) Video Analytics
6 2 (3.51%) Analytics
6 2 (3.51%) Scrum
6 2 (3.51%) Web Development
7 1 (1.75%) Unit Testing
7 1 (1.75%) Software Testing
7 1 (1.75%) Logistics
7 1 (1.75%) Mobile Application Development
Programming Languages
1 45 (78.95%) C#
2 43 (75.44%) JavaScript
3 42 (73.68%) SQL
4 33 (57.89%) T-SQL
5 9 (15.79%) Python
6 8 (14.04%) Java
7 6 (10.53%) VB.NET
8 4 (7.02%) C++
8 4 (7.02%) PHP
9 3 (5.26%) VB
9 3 (5.26%) MATLAB
9 3 (5.26%) VB6
10 2 (3.51%) Tcl
11 1 (1.75%) XPath
11 1 (1.75%) C
Qualifications
1 10 (17.54%) Degree
2 1 (1.75%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (5.26%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 3 (5.26%) Firmware
Vendors
1 26 (45.61%) Microsoft
2 2 (3.51%) Google
2 2 (3.51%) Twitter
3 1 (1.75%) Xamarin
3 1 (1.75%) Sitecore
Ashby-de-la-zouch, Leicestershire
Reed Technology
Posted: 7 hours ago
Leicestershire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £18000 - £30000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 14 hours ago
Leicestershire
Big Red Recruitment
Salary: £20000 - £35000 per annum + Great Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Ashby-De-La-Zouch, Leicestershire
Reed Technology
Salary: £27000 - £32000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Leicester, Leicestershire
Big Red Recruitment
Salary: £40000 - £52000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Leicestershire
Computer Futures
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 11 days ago
Leicestershire
Energize Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 14 days ago
Leicester
Computer Futures
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 21 days ago