Period
to 15 December 2018

The median annual salary for a Developer was £42,500 in advertised job vacancies in Leicester during the 6 months to 15 December 2018.

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
15 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 2 1 1
Rank change year-on-year -1 0 0
Permanent jobs requiring a Developer 229 240 322
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Leicester 36.23% 39.87% 38.11%
As % of the Job Titles category 36.64% 40.47% 38.61%
Number of salaries quoted 195 278 324
Leicester median annual salary £42,500 £37,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +13.33% - -11.76%
10th Percentile £27,700 £24,550 £26,250
90th Percentile £60,000 £53,250 £52,500
Leicestershire median annual salary £42,500 £37,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +13.33% -6.25% -

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 625 593 834
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 98.89% 98.50% 98.70%
Number of salaries quoted 481 549 770
Leicester median annual salary £42,500 £39,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +8.97% -2.50% -
10th Percentile £26,250 £25,000 £25,250
90th Percentile £60,000 £56,250 £53,750
Leicestershire median annual salary £41,250 £37,500 £41,000
% change year-on-year +10.00% -8.54% +4.46%

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 15 December 2018.

Salary histogram for Developer in Leicester

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

For the 6 months to 15 December 2018, 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.

1 110 (48.03%) Agile Software Development
2 109 (47.60%) SQL
3 107 (46.72%) SQL Server
4 103 (44.98%) .NET
5 92 (40.17%) C#
6 89 (38.86%) JavaScript
7 88 (38.43%) CSS
8 86 (37.55%) HTML
9 71 (31.00%) MVC
10 66 (28.82%) Microsoft
11 56 (24.45%) OO
12 54 (23.58%) Java
13 47 (20.52%) Analytical Skills
14 44 (19.21%) AngularJS
15 43 (18.78%) Problem-Solving
15 43 (18.78%) Web Services
15 43 (18.78%) jQuery
16 42 (18.34%) Web Development
16 42 (18.34%) Business Intelligence
17 41 (17.90%) ASP.NET
17 41 (17.90%) Retail
18 40 (17.47%) Time Management
19 39 (17.03%) IT Strategy
20 38 (16.59%) TDD
20 38 (16.59%) T-SQL
21 37 (16.16%) Spring
22 35 (15.28%) Scrum
23 32 (13.97%) Data Warehouse
24 30 (13.10%) HTML5
25 29 (12.66%) Python

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 15 (6.55%) Confluence
2 14 (6.11%) Apache
3 11 (4.80%) SharePoint
4 8 (3.49%) SAS
5 7 (3.06%) WordPress
6 5 (2.18%) CMS
7 2 (0.87%) IIS
7 2 (0.87%) Liferay
8 1 (0.44%) Adobe Experience Manager
8 1 (0.44%) Alfresco
8 1 (0.44%) nginx
Applications
1 13 (5.68%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 10 (4.37%) Dynamics AX
2 5 (2.18%) Movex
3 1 (0.44%) Cognos Business Intelligence
3 1 (0.44%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 27 (11.79%) Microsoft Azure
2 11 (4.80%) Amazon AWS
3 5 (2.18%) MailChimp
3 5 (2.18%) SaaS
4 4 (1.75%) Azure Active Directory
4 4 (1.75%) Office 365
5 3 (1.31%) IaaS
5 3 (1.31%) PaaS
6 2 (0.87%) Dynamics 365
6 2 (0.87%) NuGet
7 1 (0.44%) Amazon EC2
7 1 (0.44%) Amazon S3
7 1 (0.44%) CloudFront
7 1 (0.44%) DigitalOcean
7 1 (0.44%) npm
7 1 (0.44%) Yarn
Communications & Networking
1 6 (2.62%) Reverse Proxy
2 2 (0.87%) TCP/IP
3 1 (0.44%) AMQP
3 1 (0.44%) Modbus
3 1 (0.44%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 107 (46.72%) SQL Server
2 32 (13.97%) Data Warehouse
3 26 (11.35%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 22 (9.61%) MySQL
5 21 (9.17%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 18 (7.86%) Power BI
7 16 (6.99%) Relational Database
8 15 (6.55%) Qlik Sense
8 15 (6.55%) QlikView
9 13 (5.68%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 11 (4.80%) SQL Server 2016
11 9 (3.93%) PostgreSQL
12 7 (3.06%) Big Data
12 7 (3.06%) Hadoop
12 7 (3.06%) Microsoft Analysis Services
12 7 (3.06%) NoSQL
13 5 (2.18%) OLAP
13 5 (2.18%) OLAP Cube
13 5 (2.18%) SAS EBI
13 5 (2.18%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 20 (8.73%) Visual Studio
2 18 (7.86%) JIRA
3 15 (6.55%) Team Foundation Server
4 14 (6.11%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 14 (6.11%) Bitbucket
5 13 (5.68%) Jenkins
6 12 (5.24%) Git (software)
6 12 (5.24%) Maven
7 10 (4.37%) JUnit
8 8 (3.49%) EasyMock
9 7 (3.06%) TeamCity
9 7 (3.06%) Xcode
10 5 (2.18%) LSMW
10 5 (2.18%) Octopus Deploy
10 5 (2.18%) Visual Studio Team System
11 2 (0.87%) Selenium
11 2 (0.87%) Subversion
12 1 (0.44%) Ant
12 1 (0.44%) Cucumber
12 1 (0.44%) PHPUnit
General
1 41 (17.90%) Retail
2 11 (4.80%) Finance
2 11 (4.80%) Marketing
3 6 (2.62%) Automotive
4 5 (2.18%) Manufacturing
5 2 (0.87%) Advertising
5 2 (0.87%) Publishing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 103 (44.98%) .NET
2 88 (38.43%) CSS
3 86 (37.55%) HTML
4 44 (19.21%) AngularJS
5 43 (18.78%) jQuery
5 43 (18.78%) Web Services
6 41 (17.90%) ASP.NET
7 37 (16.16%) Spring
8 30 (13.10%) HTML5
9 29 (12.66%) XML
10 25 (10.92%) RESTful
11 24 (10.48%) ASP.NET MVC
11 24 (10.48%) JSON
12 23 (10.04%) Java EE
13 19 (8.30%) REST
14 18 (7.86%) ASP.NET Web API
15 16 (6.99%) Twitter Bootstrap
16 15 (6.55%) .NET Framework
17 14 (6.11%) J2EE
18 13 (5.68%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 47 (20.52%) Analytical Skills
2 18 (7.86%) EPoS
3 14 (6.11%) Self-Motivation
4 9 (3.93%) Replication
5 8 (3.49%) Wiki
6 7 (3.06%) Mobile App
7 6 (2.62%) Enterprise Software
7 6 (2.62%) User Experience
8 5 (2.18%) Greenfield Project
9 1 (0.44%) e-Learning
9 1 (0.44%) N-Tier
9 1 (0.44%) Video\Live Streaming
Operating Systems
1 18 (7.86%) Windows
2 15 (6.55%) Linux
3 9 (3.93%) Apple iOS
4 8 (3.49%) CentOS
4 8 (3.49%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 6 (2.62%) Windows Server
6 4 (1.75%) Android
7 1 (0.44%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 110 (48.03%) Agile Software Development
2 71 (31.00%) MVC
3 56 (24.45%) OO
4 43 (18.78%) Problem-Solving
5 42 (18.34%) Business Intelligence
5 42 (18.34%) Web Development
6 40 (17.47%) Time Management
7 39 (17.03%) IT Strategy
8 38 (16.59%) TDD
9 35 (15.28%) Scrum
10 23 (10.04%) Microservices
11 21 (9.17%) Analytics
11 21 (9.17%) Visualisation
12 20 (8.73%) Business Analysis
13 17 (7.42%) Line Management
13 17 (7.42%) OOP
14 15 (6.55%) Predictive Analytics
14 15 (6.55%) Prescriptive Analytics
14 15 (6.55%) Software Engineering
15 14 (6.11%) ETL
Programming Languages
1 109 (47.60%) SQL
2 92 (40.17%) C#
3 89 (38.86%) JavaScript
4 54 (23.58%) Java
5 38 (16.59%) T-SQL
6 29 (12.66%) Python
7 22 (9.61%) PHP
8 21 (9.17%) VB.NET
9 13 (5.68%) VBA
10 12 (5.24%) C++
11 11 (4.80%) VB
11 11 (4.80%) VB6
12 7 (3.06%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
12 7 (3.06%) Objective-C
13 5 (2.18%) ABAP
13 5 (2.18%) Java 8
14 4 (1.75%) C
15 2 (0.87%) Ruby
16 1 (0.44%) Apple Swift
16 1 (0.44%) PHP 7
Qualifications
1 12 (5.24%) Degree
2 8 (3.49%) BPSS Clearance
2 8 (3.49%) Computer Science Degree
3 1 (0.44%) SC Cleared
3 1 (0.44%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (5.68%) QA
2 8 (3.49%) GDPR
3 5 (2.18%) Data Quality
4 4 (1.75%) SLA
System Software
1 8 (3.49%) Docker
2 5 (2.18%) Firmware
3 4 (1.75%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (0.44%) cPanel
1 1 (0.44%) Hadoop YARN
1 1 (0.44%) TeamSite
Vendors
1 66 (28.82%) Microsoft
2 11 (4.80%) Xamarin
3 9 (3.93%) SAP
4 8 (3.49%) Red Hat
5 7 (3.06%) Tableau
6 6 (2.62%) Cognos
7 5 (2.18%) Infor
7 5 (2.18%) JD Edwards
7 5 (2.18%) Salesforce.com
7 5 (2.18%) Twitter
8 4 (1.75%) Oracle
9 2 (0.87%) Birst
9 2 (0.87%) Google
10 1 (0.44%) Adobe
10 1 (0.44%) DevExpress
10 1 (0.44%) HP
10 1 (0.44%) IBM
10 1 (0.44%) OpenText
10 1 (0.44%) Siemens
10 1 (0.44%) Virgin Media