Period
to 25 April 2019

The median annual salary for a Developer was £40,000 in advertised job vacancies in Leicester during the 6 months to 25 April 2019.

The first table below provides salary benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to same period in the previous 2 years.

Developer
Leicestershire > Leicester
6 months to
25 Apr 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 1 1 1
Rank change year-on-year 0 0 0
Permanent jobs requiring a Developer 299 279 334
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Leicester 41.02% 45.29% 42.28%
As % of the Job Titles category 41.99% 46.58% 42.88%
Number of salaries quoted 275 299 323
Leicester median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +14.29% -17.65%
10th Percentile £27,500 £26,250 £22,500
90th Percentile £57,500 £55,000 £47,500
Leicestershire median annual salary £40,000 £39,000 £36,250
% change year-on-year +2.56% +7.59% -12.74%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Leicester. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title that can be normalized. As such, the figures in the second row provide an indication of the number of permanent jobs in our overall sample.

All Permanent IT Job Vacancies
Leicester
Permanent vacancies in Leicester with a recognized job title 712 599 779
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 97.67% 97.24% 98.61%
Number of salaries quoted 549 553 721
Leicester median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +6.67% -11.76%
10th Percentile £25,650 £26,250 £23,000
90th Percentile £58,270 £58,750 £53,750
Leicestershire median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

Developer
Job Vacancy Trend in Leicester

Job postings that featured Developer in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Leicester.

Job vacancy trend for Developer in Leicester

Developer
Salary Trend in Leicester

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Developer in Leicester.

Salary trend for Developer in Leicester

Developer
Salary Histogram in Leicester

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Developer in Leicester over the 6 months to 25 April 2019.

Salary histogram for Developer in Leicester

Developer Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in Leicester

For the 6 months to 25 April 2019, Developer job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the Leicester region featuring Developer in the job title.

1 141 (47.16%) SQL
2 138 (46.15%) JavaScript
3 132 (44.15%) HTML
4 127 (42.47%) CSS
5 115 (38.46%) Agile Software Development
6 108 (36.12%) C#
7 107 (35.79%) .NET
8 92 (30.77%) SQL Server
9 84 (28.09%) MVC
10 71 (23.75%) Java
10 71 (23.75%) OO
11 64 (21.40%) AngularJS
12 62 (20.74%) Web Development
13 57 (19.06%) Spring
14 52 (17.39%) Microsoft
14 52 (17.39%) Business Intelligence
15 50 (16.72%) TDD
16 49 (16.39%) Web Services
17 47 (15.72%) Scrum
18 44 (14.72%) ASP.NET
19 43 (14.38%) HTML5
19 43 (14.38%) REST
19 43 (14.38%) React
20 41 (13.71%) Problem-Solving
21 40 (13.38%) Microsoft Azure
22 37 (12.37%) PHP
23 36 (12.04%) Finance
24 35 (11.71%) Node.js
25 34 (11.37%) MySQL
26 33 (11.04%) Visual Studio

Developer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Leicester 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 8 (2.68%) IIS
2 7 (2.34%) Confluence
2 7 (2.34%) SAS
3 6 (2.01%) CMS
3 6 (2.01%) SharePoint
4 5 (1.67%) WordPress
5 4 (1.34%) Apache
6 3 (1.00%) Tomcat
7 2 (0.67%) JBoss
7 2 (0.67%) Skype for Business
7 2 (0.67%) Umbraco
7 2 (0.67%) WebLogic
7 2 (0.67%) WebSphere
8 1 (0.33%) Apache Spark
8 1 (0.33%) nginx
Applications
1 17 (5.69%) Microsoft Excel
2 2 (0.67%) Adobe Creative Suite
3 1 (0.33%) HipChat
Business Applications
1 12 (4.01%) Dynamics AX
2 9 (3.01%) Movex
3 6 (2.01%) Magento
4 2 (0.67%) Payment Gateway
Cloud Services
1 40 (13.38%) Microsoft Azure
2 25 (8.36%) Amazon AWS
3 7 (2.34%) Dynamics 365
4 6 (2.01%) AWS Lambda
4 6 (2.01%) Serverless
5 4 (1.34%) SaaS
6 3 (1.00%) AWS CloudFormation
6 3 (1.00%) GitHub
6 3 (1.00%) MailChimp
6 3 (1.00%) Office 365
7 2 (0.67%) PaaS
8 1 (0.33%) Amazon Kinesis
8 1 (0.33%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
8 1 (0.33%) Azure Active Directory
8 1 (0.33%) Azure Data Factory
8 1 (0.33%) Cloud Computing
8 1 (0.33%) IaaS
8 1 (0.33%) NuGet
8 1 (0.33%) OpenShift
8 1 (0.33%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 3 (1.00%) Reverse Proxy
2 2 (0.67%) DNS
2 2 (0.67%) Skype
2 2 (0.67%) Unified Communications
3 1 (0.33%) TCP/IP
3 1 (0.33%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 92 (30.77%) SQL Server
2 34 (11.37%) MySQL
3 32 (10.70%) Data Warehouse
4 30 (10.03%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 27 (9.03%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 23 (7.69%) PostgreSQL
7 20 (6.69%) Qlik Sense
8 17 (5.69%) Power BI
8 17 (5.69%) QlikView
9 16 (5.35%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 14 (4.68%) Relational Database
11 8 (2.68%) Big Data
11 8 (2.68%) Hadoop
11 8 (2.68%) SQL Server 2016
12 7 (2.34%) Microsoft Analysis Services
12 7 (2.34%) SQL Server 2012
12 7 (2.34%) SQLite
13 5 (1.67%) SAS EBI
14 4 (1.34%) OLAP
14 4 (1.34%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 33 (11.04%) Visual Studio
2 26 (8.70%) Maven
3 23 (7.69%) Team Foundation Server
4 18 (6.02%) JIRA
5 13 (4.35%) Git (software)
6 11 (3.68%) Jenkins
7 4 (1.34%) Visual Studio Team System
7 4 (1.34%) Xcode
8 3 (1.00%) Bitbucket
8 3 (1.00%) JUnit
8 3 (1.00%) Selenium
9 2 (0.67%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 2 (0.67%) Bitbucket Server
9 2 (0.67%) EasyMock
9 2 (0.67%) Gradle
9 2 (0.67%) TeamCity
10 1 (0.33%) Ant
10 1 (0.33%) Oracle Forms
10 1 (0.33%) Sonatype Nexus
10 1 (0.33%) Subversion
General
1 36 (12.04%) Finance
2 29 (9.70%) Retail
3 16 (5.35%) Marketing
4 11 (3.68%) Manufacturing
5 4 (1.34%) Games
6 3 (1.00%) Pharmaceutical
7 2 (0.67%) Publishing
8 1 (0.33%) Automotive
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 132 (44.15%) HTML
2 127 (42.47%) CSS
3 107 (35.79%) .NET
4 64 (21.40%) AngularJS
5 57 (19.06%) Spring
6 49 (16.39%) Web Services
7 44 (14.72%) ASP.NET
8 43 (14.38%) HTML5
8 43 (14.38%) React
8 43 (14.38%) REST
9 35 (11.71%) Node.js
10 30 (10.03%) .NET Framework
11 29 (9.70%) jQuery
11 29 (9.70%) XML
12 21 (7.02%) ASP.NET MVC
12 21 (7.02%) J2EE
12 21 (7.02%) Java EE
13 20 (6.69%) JSON
14 18 (6.02%) JPA
15 17 (5.69%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 27 (9.03%) Analytical Skills
2 15 (5.02%) Greenfield Project
2 15 (5.02%) Replication
3 12 (4.01%) User Experience
4 10 (3.34%) Mobile App
5 9 (3.01%) EPoS
6 8 (2.68%) AS400
6 8 (2.68%) iSeries
7 7 (2.34%) Self-Motivation
8 4 (1.34%) Life Science
9 3 (1.00%) Fintech
10 2 (0.67%) Linux Command Line
10 2 (0.67%) Mashup
10 2 (0.67%) Wiki
11 1 (0.33%) Client/Server
11 1 (0.33%) Data Protection Act
11 1 (0.33%) Enterprise Software
11 1 (0.33%) Graphic Design
11 1 (0.33%) Public Cloud
11 1 (0.33%) Video\Live Streaming
Operating Systems
1 10 (3.34%) Linux
2 8 (2.68%) Windows
3 7 (2.34%) Apple iOS
4 4 (1.34%) Android
4 4 (1.34%) Windows Server
5 2 (0.67%) CentOS
5 2 (0.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (0.33%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 115 (38.46%) Agile Software Development
2 84 (28.09%) MVC
3 71 (23.75%) OO
4 62 (20.74%) Web Development
5 52 (17.39%) Business Intelligence
6 50 (16.72%) TDD
7 47 (15.72%) Scrum
8 41 (13.71%) Problem-Solving
9 31 (10.37%) Sprint Planning
10 27 (9.03%) IT Strategy
11 26 (8.70%) Microservices
12 25 (8.36%) Analytics
12 25 (8.36%) Visualisation
13 24 (8.03%) Time Management
14 23 (7.69%) ERP
15 21 (7.02%) Business Analysis
16 19 (6.35%) Front End Development
17 18 (6.02%) SDLC
18 17 (5.69%) Predictive Analytics
18 17 (5.69%) Prescriptive Analytics
Programming Languages
1 141 (47.16%) SQL
2 138 (46.15%) JavaScript
3 108 (36.12%) C#
4 71 (23.75%) Java
5 37 (12.37%) PHP
6 32 (10.70%) Python
7 23 (7.69%) T-SQL
8 17 (5.69%) VBA
9 14 (4.68%) VB.NET
10 9 (3.01%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
11 8 (2.68%) RPG
11 8 (2.68%) RPG IV
12 6 (2.01%) Java 8
13 5 (1.67%) C
13 5 (1.67%) C++
13 5 (1.67%) VB
13 5 (1.67%) VB6
14 4 (1.34%) TypeScript
15 3 (1.00%) Objective-C
15 3 (1.00%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 21 (7.02%) Degree
2 9 (3.01%) Computer Science Degree
3 2 (0.67%) BPSS Clearance
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (3.34%) Data Quality
2 8 (2.68%) GDPR
3 5 (1.67%) QA
4 2 (0.67%) SLA
System Software
1 20 (6.69%) Docker
2 12 (4.01%) Firmware
3 2 (0.67%) Hyper-V
3 2 (0.67%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (0.33%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (0.67%) Ansible
1 2 (0.67%) Kubernetes
1 2 (0.67%) Opscode Chef
1 2 (0.67%) Puppet
1 2 (0.67%) Terraform
Vendors
1 52 (17.39%) Microsoft
2 10 (3.34%) Oracle
3 9 (3.01%) Infor
3 9 (3.01%) JD Edwards
4 8 (2.68%) Twitter
5 7 (2.34%) Tableau
5 7 (2.34%) Xamarin
6 5 (1.67%) SAP
7 4 (1.34%) Salesforce.com
8 3 (1.00%) Cognos
9 2 (0.67%) Adobe
9 2 (0.67%) Birst
9 2 (0.67%) Google
9 2 (0.67%) Red Hat
9 2 (0.67%) SaltStack
9 2 (0.67%) VMware
9 2 (0.67%) Zend
10 1 (0.33%) Concur
10 1 (0.33%) hybris
10 1 (0.33%) Virgin Media