Period
to 18 November 2017

The median annual salary for a Developer was £36,500 in advertised job vacancies in Leicester during the 6 months to 18 November 2017.

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
18 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 1 1 1
Rank change year-on-year 0 0 0
Permanent jobs requiring a Developer 218 310 282
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Leicester 38.79% 36.86% 34.14%
As % of the Job Titles category 39.42% 37.35% 34.69%
Number of salaries quoted 235 318 313
Leicester median annual salary £36,500 £38,750 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.81% +3.33% +1.35%
10th Percentile £22,500 £27,500 £21,250
90th Percentile £54,000 £52,500 £52,500
Leicestershire median annual salary £37,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year -7.50% +6.67% -0.66%

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 553 830 813
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 98.40% 98.69% 98.43%
Number of salaries quoted 511 753 686
Leicester median annual salary £38,000 £40,500 £39,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -6.17% +2.53% -1.25%
10th Percentile £23,500 £25,500 £21,500
90th Percentile £56,250 £53,750 £55,625
Leicestershire median annual salary £39,000 £40,500 £38,250
% change year-on-year -3.70% +5.88% -1.92%

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 18 November 2017.

Salary histogram for Developer in Leicester

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

For the 6 months to 18 November 2017, Developer job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Leicester region featuring Developer in the job title.

1 146 (66.97%) JavaScript
2 134 (61.47%) HTML
2 134 (61.47%) CSS
3 109 (50.00%) .NET
4 108 (49.54%) C#
5 91 (41.74%) ASP.NET
6 90 (41.28%) MVC
7 87 (39.91%) Agile Software Development
8 82 (37.61%) SQL Server
9 80 (36.70%) SQL
9 80 (36.70%) jQuery
10 50 (22.94%) PHP
10 50 (22.94%) ASP.NET Web Forms
11 48 (22.02%) AngularJS
11 48 (22.02%) Web Development
12 43 (19.72%) CSS3
13 42 (19.27%) HTML5
14 36 (16.51%) ASP.NET MVC
14 36 (16.51%) Unit Testing
15 34 (15.60%) .NET Framework
16 30 (13.76%) Python
16 30 (13.76%) User Experience
17 29 (13.30%) Java
17 29 (13.30%) Google
18 28 (12.84%) Mobile App
19 26 (11.93%) Entity Framework
20 24 (11.01%) MySQL
20 24 (11.01%) Web Services
20 24 (11.01%) Business Intelligence
20 24 (11.01%) E-Commerce

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 21 (9.63%) CMS
2 9 (4.13%) Drupal
3 4 (1.83%) IIS
3 4 (1.83%) WordPress
4 3 (1.38%) OpenEdge
5 2 (0.92%) Confluence
5 2 (0.92%) SharePoint
6 1 (0.46%) Adobe Experience Manager
6 1 (0.46%) Alfresco
6 1 (0.46%) Liferay
6 1 (0.46%) SAS
Applications
1 2 (0.92%) HipChat
1 2 (0.92%) InDesign
2 1 (0.46%) Adobe Illustrator
2 1 (0.46%) GIMP
2 1 (0.46%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (0.46%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 3 (1.38%) Dynamics NAV
1 3 (1.38%) Magento
2 2 (0.92%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (0.92%) PlanetPress Connect
3 1 (0.46%) Sage 200
3 1 (0.46%) WebTrends
Cloud Services
1 11 (5.05%) Microsoft Azure
2 5 (2.29%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (0.92%) SaaS
4 1 (0.46%) Amazon EC2
4 1 (0.46%) Amazon S3
4 1 (0.46%) Amazon SQS
4 1 (0.46%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
4 1 (0.46%) Cloud Computing
4 1 (0.46%) GitHub
4 1 (0.46%) Google Play
Communications & Networking
1 3 (1.38%) DAB
2 1 (0.46%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 82 (37.61%) SQL Server
2 24 (11.01%) MySQL
3 11 (5.05%) SQL Server 2012
4 8 (3.67%) Data Warehouse
4 8 (3.67%) QlikView
5 7 (3.21%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 6 (2.75%) Power BI
7 5 (2.29%) Hadoop
7 5 (2.29%) SAP HANA
8 4 (1.83%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 4 (1.83%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 2 (0.92%) Big Data
9 2 (0.92%) Relational Database
9 2 (0.92%) SQL Server 2008
10 1 (0.46%) Amazon RDS
10 1 (0.46%) Amazon Redshift
10 1 (0.46%) NoSQL
10 1 (0.46%) SAP Data Services
10 1 (0.46%) SAS Visual Analytics
10 1 (0.46%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 15 (6.88%) Git (software)
2 11 (5.05%) Visual Studio
3 10 (4.59%) Team Foundation Server
4 9 (4.13%) JIRA
5 8 (3.67%) Moq
6 7 (3.21%) Selenium
7 4 (1.83%) PHPUnit
7 4 (1.83%) QUnit
7 4 (1.83%) Redmine
7 4 (1.83%) webpack
8 3 (1.38%) Calabash
8 3 (1.38%) Cucumber
8 3 (1.38%) Jenkins
8 3 (1.38%) Octopus Deploy
8 3 (1.38%) Subversion
8 3 (1.38%) WebDriver
9 2 (0.92%) GitLab
9 2 (0.92%) Maven
9 2 (0.92%) Sonatype Nexus
10 1 (0.46%) Travis CI
General
1 16 (7.34%) Finance
1 16 (7.34%) Retail
2 15 (6.88%) Marketing
3 9 (4.13%) Advertising
4 8 (3.67%) Telecoms
5 7 (3.21%) Electronics
5 7 (3.21%) Games
6 6 (2.75%) Manufacturing
7 5 (2.29%) Pharmaceutical
8 2 (0.92%) Multimedia
9 1 (0.46%) Banking
9 1 (0.46%) Legal
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 134 (61.47%) CSS
1 134 (61.47%) HTML
2 109 (50.00%) .NET
3 91 (41.74%) ASP.NET
4 80 (36.70%) jQuery
5 50 (22.94%) ASP.NET Web Forms
6 48 (22.02%) AngularJS
7 43 (19.72%) CSS3
8 42 (19.27%) HTML5
9 36 (16.51%) ASP.NET MVC
10 34 (15.60%) .NET Framework
11 26 (11.93%) Entity Framework
12 24 (11.01%) Web Services
13 19 (8.72%) Node.js
13 19 (8.72%) React
13 19 (8.72%) RESTful
14 18 (8.26%) ASP.NET Web API
14 18 (8.26%) XML
15 15 (6.88%) LAMP
16 12 (5.50%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 30 (13.76%) User Experience
2 28 (12.84%) Mobile App
3 22 (10.09%) Greenfield Project
4 17 (7.80%) Analytical Skills
5 7 (3.21%) Computer Science
6 4 (1.83%) Data Structures
7 1 (0.46%) Data Centre
7 1 (0.46%) Digital Media
7 1 (0.46%) iPad
7 1 (0.46%) iPhone
7 1 (0.46%) N-Tier
7 1 (0.46%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 22 (10.09%) Android
2 16 (7.34%) Apple iOS
3 7 (3.21%) Windows
4 4 (1.83%) Linux
5 1 (0.46%) Windows Server
5 1 (0.46%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 90 (41.28%) MVC
2 87 (39.91%) Agile Software Development
3 48 (22.02%) Web Development
4 36 (16.51%) Unit Testing
5 24 (11.01%) Business Intelligence
5 24 (11.01%) E-Commerce
6 22 (10.09%) TDD
7 20 (9.17%) Responsive Web Design
8 19 (8.72%) Continuous Integration
8 19 (8.72%) OOP
9 18 (8.26%) Front End Development
9 18 (8.26%) Mobile Development
10 16 (7.34%) SDLC
11 15 (6.88%) BDD
12 14 (6.42%) Test Automation
13 13 (5.96%) Android Development
14 12 (5.50%) Kanban
14 12 (5.50%) OO
15 11 (5.05%) Software Engineering
16 9 (4.13%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 146 (66.97%) JavaScript
2 108 (49.54%) C#
3 80 (36.70%) SQL
4 50 (22.94%) PHP
5 30 (13.76%) Python
6 29 (13.30%) Java
7 8 (3.67%) T-SQL
7 8 (3.67%) VB.NET
8 6 (2.75%) C
8 6 (2.75%) Ruby
8 6 (2.75%) TypeScript
9 5 (2.29%) ES6
10 3 (1.38%) Apple Swift
10 3 (1.38%) Objective-C
11 2 (0.92%) PL/SQL
12 1 (0.46%) Bash Shell
12 1 (0.46%) C++
12 1 (0.46%) Embedded C
12 1 (0.46%) PHP 5
Qualifications
1 16 (7.34%) Degree
2 6 (2.75%) Computer Science Degree
3 2 (0.92%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (1.83%) QA
2 1 (0.46%) Data Quality
System Software
1 16 (7.34%) Docker
2 2 (0.92%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 2 (0.92%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
2 1 (0.46%) TeamSite
Vendors
1 29 (13.30%) Google
2 18 (8.26%) Microsoft
3 13 (5.96%) Birst
4 12 (5.50%) Twitter
5 11 (5.05%) SAP
6 9 (4.13%) Tableau
7 7 (3.21%) DevExpress
7 7 (3.21%) Telerik
8 6 (2.75%) Oracle
9 5 (2.29%) Adobe
9 5 (2.29%) SnapLogic
9 5 (2.29%) Zend
10 4 (1.83%) Xamarin
11 3 (1.38%) Progress
12 2 (0.92%) IBM
12 2 (0.92%) XMPie
13 1 (0.46%) HP
13 1 (0.46%) MicroStrategy
13 1 (0.46%) OpenText
13 1 (0.46%) Sage