The table below looks at the statistics for the Software Developer role in IT jobs advertised for the Loughborough 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 11 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
11 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Software Developer
Rank 12 15 17
Rank change year-on-year
+3 +2
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Developer 1 1 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Loughborough 3.33% 1.85% 2.86%
As % of the Job Titles category 4.17% 1.96% 3.13%
Number of salaries quoted 1 1 0
Average salary £45,000 £41,000 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
+9.75% -
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Software Developer
Leicestershire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the Loughborough 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
Loughborough
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
24 51 32
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Loughborough 80.00% 94.44% 91.43%
Number of salaries quoted 24 46 31
Average salary £35,000 £30,000 £38,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+16.66% -22.07%
90% offered a salary of more than £18,000 £21,500 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £42,000 £42,999
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -

Software Developer
Jobs Demand Trend in Loughborough

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Software Developer in the job title across the Loughborough region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Software Developer Jobs Demand Trend in Loughborough

Software Developer
Salary Trend in Loughborough

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Software Developer across the Loughborough region.

Software Developer Salary Trend in Loughborough

Software Developer
Top 21 Related IT Skills in Loughborough

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, IT jobs across the Loughborough 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 3 (100.00%) C
1 3 (100.00%) C++
1 3 (100.00%) MATLAB
1 3 (100.00%) Python
1 3 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 3 (100.00%) Mathematics
1 3 (100.00%) Image Processing
1 3 (100.00%) Video Processing
1 3 (100.00%) Algorithms
2 2 (66.67%) Degree
2 2 (66.67%) HTML5
2 2 (66.67%) Physics
2 2 (66.67%) HTML
2 2 (66.67%) JavaScript
2 2 (66.67%) Photoshop
3 1 (33.33%) Linux
3 1 (33.33%) Android
3 1 (33.33%) Software Engineering
3 1 (33.33%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
3 1 (33.33%) Firmware
3 1 (33.33%) Embedded Systems

Software Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Loughborough by Category

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, IT jobs across the Loughborough 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.

Applications
1 2 (66.67%) Photoshop
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (66.67%) HTML
1 2 (66.67%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 3 (100.00%) Algorithms
1 3 (100.00%) Mathematics
2 2 (66.67%) Physics
3 1 (33.33%) Embedded Systems
3 1 (33.33%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
Operating Systems
1 1 (33.33%) Android
1 1 (33.33%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 3 (100.00%) Image Processing
1 3 (100.00%) Video Processing
2 1 (33.33%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 3 (100.00%) C
1 3 (100.00%) C++
1 3 (100.00%) MATLAB
1 3 (100.00%) Python
2 2 (66.67%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 2 (66.67%) Degree
System Software
1 1 (33.33%) Firmware