Period
to 20 November 2017

The median annual salary for a Senior Developer was £40,000 in advertised job vacancies in Leicester during the 6 months to 20 November 2017.

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
20 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 32 31 32
Rank change year-on-year -1 +1 +8
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Developer 38 68 51
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Leicester 6.81% 8.19% 6.18%
As % of the Job Titles category 6.92% 8.30% 6.27%
Number of salaries quoted 40 67 55
Leicester median annual salary £40,000 £47,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -15.79% +26.67% -9.64%
10th Percentile £32,500 £37,500 £21,100
90th Percentile £56,425 £53,500 £48,650
Leicestershire median annual salary £40,000 £47,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year -15.79% +26.67% -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 549 819 813
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 98.39% 98.67% 98.55%
Number of salaries quoted 507 744 685
Leicester median annual salary £39,000 £40,250 £39,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -3.11% +1.90% -1.25%
10th Percentile £23,650 £25,325 £21,500
90th Percentile £56,250 £53,750 £56,250
Leicestershire median annual salary £39,000 £40,500 £38,500
% change year-on-year -3.70% +5.19% -0.77%

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 20 November 2017.

Salary histogram for Senior Developer in Leicester

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

For the 6 months to 20 November 2017, Senior 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 Senior Developer in the job title.

1 25 (65.79%) JavaScript
2 21 (55.26%) C#
2 21 (55.26%) .NET
2 21 (55.26%) CSS
3 19 (50.00%) HTML
4 17 (44.74%) Agile Software Development
5 16 (42.11%) SQL Server
5 16 (42.11%) MVC
6 15 (39.47%) Unit Testing
7 14 (36.84%) jQuery
8 13 (34.21%) ASP.NET
9 11 (28.95%) PHP
10 10 (26.32%) SQL
10 10 (26.32%) Google
10 10 (26.32%) ASP.NET Web Forms
11 9 (23.68%) Docker
12 8 (21.05%) .NET Framework
12 8 (21.05%) Web Services
12 8 (21.05%) Continuous Integration
13 7 (18.42%) Entity Framework
14 6 (15.79%) Git (software)
14 6 (15.79%) Team Foundation Server
14 6 (15.79%) MVVM
14 6 (15.79%) MySQL
14 6 (15.79%) E-Commerce
14 6 (15.79%) TDD
14 6 (15.79%) SDLC
15 5 (13.16%) Ajax
15 5 (13.16%) Microsoft
15 5 (13.16%) XML

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 3 (7.89%) CMS
2 1 (2.63%) IIS
Cloud Services
1 5 (13.16%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (2.63%) GitHub
2 1 (2.63%) Google Play
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (42.11%) SQL Server
2 6 (15.79%) MySQL
3 3 (7.89%) SQL Server 2012
4 2 (5.26%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 6 (15.79%) Git (software)
1 6 (15.79%) Team Foundation Server
2 4 (10.53%) JIRA
2 4 (10.53%) Moq
2 4 (10.53%) PHPUnit
2 4 (10.53%) Redmine
2 4 (10.53%) webpack
3 1 (2.63%) Octopus Deploy
3 1 (2.63%) Selenium
3 1 (2.63%) WebDriver
General
1 3 (7.89%) Games
1 3 (7.89%) Pharmaceutical
2 2 (5.26%) Marketing
2 2 (5.26%) Retail
3 1 (2.63%) Legal
3 1 (2.63%) Multimedia
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (55.26%) .NET
1 21 (55.26%) CSS
2 19 (50.00%) HTML
3 14 (36.84%) jQuery
4 13 (34.21%) ASP.NET
5 10 (26.32%) ASP.NET Web Forms
6 8 (21.05%) .NET Framework
6 8 (21.05%) Web Services
7 7 (18.42%) Entity Framework
8 5 (13.16%) Ajax
8 5 (13.16%) AngularJS
8 5 (13.16%) ASP.NET Web API
8 5 (13.16%) HTML5
8 5 (13.16%) RESTful
8 5 (13.16%) XML
9 4 (10.53%) .NET Core
9 4 (10.53%) LAMP
9 4 (10.53%) React
9 4 (10.53%) Redux
9 4 (10.53%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 3 (7.89%) Analytical Skills
1 3 (7.89%) Greenfield Project
1 3 (7.89%) Mobile App
1 3 (7.89%) User Experience
2 2 (5.26%) Computer Science
2 2 (5.26%) Data Structures
3 1 (2.63%) iPad
3 1 (2.63%) iPhone
3 1 (2.63%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 4 (10.53%) Linux
1 4 (10.53%) Windows
2 1 (2.63%) Android
2 1 (2.63%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (44.74%) Agile Software Development
2 16 (42.11%) MVC
3 15 (39.47%) Unit Testing
4 8 (21.05%) Continuous Integration
5 6 (15.79%) E-Commerce
5 6 (15.79%) MVVM
5 6 (15.79%) SDLC
5 6 (15.79%) TDD
6 5 (13.16%) OOP
6 5 (13.16%) Web Development
7 4 (10.53%) Dependency Injection
7 4 (10.53%) OOD
8 3 (7.89%) Test Automation
9 2 (5.26%) Kanban
9 2 (5.26%) Mentoring
9 2 (5.26%) Mobile Development
9 2 (5.26%) OO
9 2 (5.26%) Scrum
10 1 (2.63%) API Development
10 1 (2.63%) API Integration
Programming Languages
1 25 (65.79%) JavaScript
2 21 (55.26%) C#
3 11 (28.95%) PHP
4 10 (26.32%) SQL
5 4 (10.53%) ES6
6 2 (5.26%) T-SQL
7 1 (2.63%) Apple Swift
7 1 (2.63%) Java
7 1 (2.63%) Objective-C
7 1 (2.63%) PHP 5
Qualifications
1 2 (5.26%) Computer Science Degree
1 2 (5.26%) Degree
System Software
1 9 (23.68%) Docker
Vendors
1 10 (26.32%) Google
2 5 (13.16%) Microsoft
3 4 (10.53%) Zend
4 3 (7.89%) Twitter