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 22 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Software Developer
Rank 40 51 57
Rank change year-on-year
+11 +6
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Developer 42 32 34
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leicestershire 4.77% 4.56% 4.14%
As % of the Job Titles category 4.89% 4.71% 4.22%
Number of salaries quoted 41 29 25
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £46,800 £40,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £35,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+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
859 679 805
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leicestershire 97.50% 96.72% 97.93%
Number of salaries quoted 746 612 682
Average salary £39,000 £37,500 £34,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.00% +10.29%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £25,000 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £51,500 £47,500 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +1.29%

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 22 August 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 22 August 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
(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 +15 27 £39,500 +1.93% 1
Lutterworth -16 7 £40,000 +23.07%
Loughborough - 5 £55,000 -
Software Developer
East Midlands

Software Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leicestershire

For the 6 months to 22 August 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 93 (90.29%) .NET
2 81 (78.64%) C#
3 57 (55.34%) XML
4 54 (52.43%) SQL Server
5 51 (49.51%) SQL
6 47 (45.63%) Windows
7 42 (40.78%) C++
8 39 (37.86%) Mathematics
8 39 (37.86%) Computer Science
8 39 (37.86%) Oracle
8 39 (37.86%) ASP.NET
9 35 (33.98%) JavaScript
10 31 (30.10%) Microsoft
11 29 (28.16%) T-SQL
12 27 (26.21%) Java
12 27 (26.21%) jQuery
12 27 (26.21%) Android
13 26 (25.24%) LINQ
13 26 (25.24%) Software Engineering
13 26 (25.24%) HTML
14 25 (24.27%) Web Development
15 24 (23.30%) .NET Framework
15 24 (23.30%) PKI
15 24 (23.30%) Apple iOS
15 24 (23.30%) BlackBerry OS
15 24 (23.30%) LDAP
15 24 (23.30%) Smartcard
15 24 (23.30%) Blackberry
15 24 (23.30%) MVC
15 24 (23.30%) Finance

Software Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Leicestershire by Category

For the 6 months to 22 August 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 3 (2.91%) Tomcat
2 2 (1.94%) SharePoint
Applications
1 3 (2.91%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.97%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 24 (23.30%) LDAP
2 5 (4.85%) Internet
3 2 (1.94%) VoIP
3 2 (1.94%) Unified Communications
4 1 (0.97%) TCP/IP
4 1 (0.97%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 54 (52.43%) SQL Server
2 15 (14.56%) SQL Server 2012
3 14 (13.59%) SQL Server 2005
3 14 (13.59%) SQL Server 2008
4 5 (4.85%) MySQL
4 5 (4.85%) Relational Database
5 3 (2.91%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 2 (1.94%) Data Warehouse
6 2 (1.94%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 2 (1.94%) Microsoft Analysis Services
7 1 (0.97%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 9 (8.74%) Visual Studio
2 5 (4.85%) Team Foundation Server
3 3 (2.91%) Hudson
4 2 (1.94%) JIRA
4 2 (1.94%) NUnit
General
1 24 (23.30%) Finance
2 4 (3.88%) Pharmaceutical
3 2 (1.94%) Manufacturing
4 1 (0.97%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 93 (90.29%) .NET
2 57 (55.34%) XML
3 39 (37.86%) ASP.NET
4 27 (26.21%) jQuery
5 26 (25.24%) LINQ
5 26 (25.24%) HTML
6 24 (23.30%) .NET Framework
7 22 (21.36%) CSS
7 22 (21.36%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
8 21 (20.39%) ASP.NET MVC
9 20 (19.42%) Ajax
10 18 (17.48%) XHTML
11 17 (16.50%) Web Services
11 17 (16.50%) XSD
11 17 (16.50%) SOAP
12 15 (14.56%) COM+
13 14 (13.59%) ASP.NET MVC 4
13 14 (13.59%) XSLT
14 11 (10.68%) ASP.NET Web Forms
15 10 (9.71%) WinForms
Miscellaneous
1 39 (37.86%) Mathematics
1 39 (37.86%) Computer Science
2 24 (23.30%) PKI
2 24 (23.30%) Smartcard
2 24 (23.30%) Blackberry
3 3 (2.91%) iPhone
3 3 (2.91%) W3C
4 2 (1.94%) Embedded Systems
5 1 (0.97%) E-Learning
5 1 (0.97%) SCORM
5 1 (0.97%) Learning Management System
5 1 (0.97%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 47 (45.63%) Windows
2 27 (26.21%) Android
3 24 (23.30%) Apple iOS
3 24 (23.30%) BlackBerry OS
4 3 (2.91%) Windows 8
5 1 (0.97%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (25.24%) Software Engineering
2 25 (24.27%) Web Development
3 24 (23.30%) MVC
3 24 (23.30%) Cyber Security
4 19 (18.45%) OO
5 13 (12.62%) Agile Software Development
6 7 (6.80%) Workflow
7 5 (4.85%) Scrum
7 5 (4.85%) Multithreading
8 4 (3.88%) Web Application Development
8 4 (3.88%) E-Commerce
9 3 (2.91%) Waterfall
9 3 (2.91%) Unit Testing
9 3 (2.91%) SOA
9 3 (2.91%) CRM
9 3 (2.91%) Business Intelligence
9 3 (2.91%) Project Management
9 3 (2.91%) JVM Tuning
9 3 (2.91%) Responsive Web Design
10 1 (0.97%) RUP
Programming Languages
1 81 (78.64%) C#
2 51 (49.51%) SQL
3 42 (40.78%) C++
4 35 (33.98%) JavaScript
5 29 (28.16%) T-SQL
6 27 (26.21%) Java
7 10 (9.71%) VB.NET
8 4 (3.88%) VB
8 4 (3.88%) VB6
9 3 (2.91%) PHP
Qualifications
1 16 (15.53%) Degree
2 7 (6.80%) Microsoft Certification
3 3 (2.91%) SC Cleared
3 3 (2.91%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (1.94%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 2 (1.94%) QA
Vendors
1 39 (37.86%) Oracle
2 31 (30.10%) Microsoft
3 3 (2.91%) JBoss
3 3 (2.91%) Twitter
4 1 (0.97%) Telerik
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