Period
to 27 May 2018

The median annual salary for a Senior Developer was £50,000 in advertised job vacancies in Leicester during the 6 months to 27 May 2018.

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

Senior Developer
Leicestershire > Leicester
6 months to
27 May 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 23 25 34
Rank change year-on-year +2 +9 -3
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Developer 71 63 41
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Leicester 11.66% 8.68% 6.04%
As % of the Job Titles category 11.99% 8.84% 6.08%
Number of salaries quoted 82 51 39
Leicester median annual salary £50,000 £42,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +17.65% -5.56% +5.88%
10th Percentile £37,500 £26,250 £37,500
90th Percentile £56,250 £60,000 £62,750
Leicestershire median annual salary £50,000 £41,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +21.95% -8.89% +9.09%

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 592 713 674
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 97.21% 98.21% 99.26%
Number of salaries quoted 550 657 556
Leicester median annual salary £40,000 £37,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.67% -11.76% +4.94%
10th Percentile £26,250 £22,500 £27,250
90th Percentile £58,750 £53,300 £59,375
Leicestershire median annual salary £40,000 £38,750 £40,000
% change year-on-year +3.23% -3.13% -

Senior Developer
Job Vacancy Trend in Leicester

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

Job vacancy trend for Senior Developer in Leicester

Senior Developer
Salary Trend in Leicester

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

Salary trend for Senior Developer in Leicester

Senior Developer
Salary Histogram in Leicester

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Senior Developer in Leicester over the 6 months to 27 May 2018.

Salary histogram for Senior Developer in Leicester

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

For the 6 months to 27 May 2018, Senior 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 Senior Developer in the job title.

1 59 (83.10%) .NET
2 54 (76.06%) JavaScript
3 53 (74.65%) C#
3 53 (74.65%) MVC
4 50 (70.42%) HTML
4 50 (70.42%) CSS
5 49 (69.01%) ASP.NET
6 45 (63.38%) SQL Server
7 42 (59.15%) jQuery
8 38 (53.52%) ASP.NET Web Forms
9 35 (49.30%) Agile Software Development
10 33 (46.48%) SQL
11 29 (40.85%) Microsoft
11 29 (40.85%) .NET Framework
12 28 (39.44%) Entity Framework
13 25 (35.21%) ASP.NET MVC
14 24 (33.80%) Web Services
15 22 (30.99%) Continuous Integration
16 19 (26.76%) RESTful
16 19 (26.76%) T-SQL
17 18 (25.35%) Unit Testing
17 18 (25.35%) Docker
18 16 (22.54%) ASP.NET Web API
18 16 (22.54%) Microsoft Azure
19 14 (19.72%) WCF
20 13 (18.31%) Software Engineering
20 13 (18.31%) C++
21 12 (16.90%) PL/SQL
21 12 (16.90%) OO
22 11 (15.49%) .NET Core

Senior 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 5 (7.04%) Confluence
1 5 (7.04%) OpenEdge
2 2 (2.82%) IIS
Cloud Services
1 16 (22.54%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 45 (63.38%) SQL Server
2 5 (7.04%) Power BI
2 5 (7.04%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 3 (4.23%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (1.41%) MongoDB
4 1 (1.41%) MySQL
4 1 (1.41%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (1.41%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 11 (15.49%) Team Foundation Server
2 9 (12.68%) Moq
2 9 (12.68%) MSTest
2 9 (12.68%) NUnit
2 9 (12.68%) webpack
3 5 (7.04%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 5 (7.04%) Bitbucket
3 5 (7.04%) JIRA
3 5 (7.04%) Octopus Deploy
3 5 (7.04%) TeamCity
4 1 (1.41%) Git (software)
4 1 (1.41%) Visual Studio
General
1 3 (4.23%) Automotive
1 3 (4.23%) Games
1 3 (4.23%) Retail
2 2 (2.82%) Manufacturing
2 2 (2.82%) Pharmaceutical
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 59 (83.10%) .NET
2 50 (70.42%) CSS
2 50 (70.42%) HTML
3 49 (69.01%) ASP.NET
4 42 (59.15%) jQuery
5 38 (53.52%) ASP.NET Web Forms
6 29 (40.85%) .NET Framework
7 28 (39.44%) Entity Framework
8 25 (35.21%) ASP.NET MVC
9 24 (33.80%) Web Services
10 19 (26.76%) RESTful
11 16 (22.54%) ASP.NET Web API
12 14 (19.72%) WCF
13 11 (15.49%) .NET Core
13 11 (15.49%) React
13 11 (15.49%) SOAP
14 10 (14.08%) WPF
15 9 (12.68%) LINQ
15 9 (12.68%) Silverlight
15 9 (12.68%) WF
Miscellaneous
1 9 (12.68%) Mobile App
2 8 (11.27%) Greenfield Project
3 6 (8.45%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (1.41%) Animation
4 1 (1.41%) Data Structures
4 1 (1.41%) Mainframe
4 1 (1.41%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 2 (2.82%) Android
1 2 (2.82%) Apple iOS
2 1 (1.41%) Windows
2 1 (1.41%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 53 (74.65%) MVC
2 35 (49.30%) Agile Software Development
3 22 (30.99%) Continuous Integration
4 18 (25.35%) Unit Testing
5 13 (18.31%) Software Engineering
6 12 (16.90%) OO
7 11 (15.49%) E-Commerce
8 10 (14.08%) MVVM
9 9 (12.68%) Artificial Intelligence
9 9 (12.68%) Data Science
9 9 (12.68%) Dependency Injection
9 9 (12.68%) Machine Learning
9 9 (12.68%) UML
9 9 (12.68%) Use Case
10 8 (11.27%) Mobile Application Development
11 7 (9.86%) Microservices
11 7 (9.86%) Test Automation
12 6 (8.45%) Mentoring
12 6 (8.45%) Scrum
12 6 (8.45%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 54 (76.06%) JavaScript
2 53 (74.65%) C#
3 33 (46.48%) SQL
4 19 (26.76%) T-SQL
5 13 (18.31%) C++
6 12 (16.90%) PL/SQL
7 9 (12.68%) ES6
8 5 (7.04%) OpenEdge ABL
8 5 (7.04%) PHP
9 2 (2.82%) Java
10 1 (1.41%) Apple Swift
10 1 (1.41%) C
10 1 (1.41%) Objective-C
10 1 (1.41%) PowerShell
10 1 (1.41%) VB.NET
System Software
1 18 (25.35%) Docker
Vendors
1 29 (40.85%) Microsoft
2 11 (15.49%) Google
3 5 (7.04%) Progress
3 5 (7.04%) Telerik
4 1 (1.41%) Xamarin