Period
to 19 August 2018

The median annual salary for a Senior Developer was £50,000 in advertised job vacancies in Leicester during the 6 months to 19 August 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
19 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 36 24 29
Rank change year-on-year -12 +5 +5
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Developer 51 57 61
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Leicester 7.88% 9.79% 7.92%
As % of the Job Titles category 8.15% 10.02% 8.06%
Number of salaries quoted 49 46 58
Leicester median annual salary £50,000 £42,500 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +17.65% -10.53% +18.75%
10th Percentile £37,500 £31,875 £42,250
90th Percentile £60,000 £60,000 £60,000
Leicestershire median annual salary £50,000 £41,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year +21.95% -13.68% +18.75%

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 626 569 757
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.75% 97.77% 98.31%
Number of salaries quoted 566 517 637
Leicester median annual salary £41,800 £37,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +11.47% -11.76% +8.97%
10th Percentile £27,500 £22,500 £25,500
90th Percentile £58,750 £57,050 £57,500
Leicestershire median annual salary £40,000 £39,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +2.56% -2.50% -

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 19 August 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 19 August 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 42 (82.35%) .NET
2 38 (74.51%) C#
2 38 (74.51%) MVC
3 37 (72.55%) SQL Server
4 34 (66.67%) ASP.NET
4 34 (66.67%) CSS
5 33 (64.71%) HTML
6 31 (60.78%) JavaScript
7 30 (58.82%) jQuery
8 28 (54.90%) Agile Software Development
9 27 (52.94%) SQL
10 23 (45.10%) .NET Framework
10 23 (45.10%) Entity Framework
10 23 (45.10%) ASP.NET Web Forms
11 16 (31.37%) ASP.NET MVC
11 16 (31.37%) Unit Testing
11 16 (31.37%) Microsoft
12 15 (29.41%) Web Services
12 15 (29.41%) Microsoft Azure
12 15 (29.41%) ASP.NET Web API
13 12 (23.53%) T-SQL
14 11 (21.57%) Continuous Integration
14 11 (21.57%) Docker
15 9 (17.65%) RESTful
15 9 (17.65%) Mobile App
15 9 (17.65%) Microservices
16 8 (15.69%) .NET Core
16 8 (15.69%) Google
16 8 (15.69%) E-Commerce
17 7 (13.73%) OO

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 (9.80%) Confluence
2 2 (3.92%) IIS
3 1 (1.96%) SharePoint
Cloud Services
1 15 (29.41%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 2 (3.92%) Reverse Proxy
Database & Business Intelligence
1 37 (72.55%) SQL Server
2 5 (9.80%) Power BI
2 5 (9.80%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 3 (5.88%) SQL Server 2012
4 2 (3.92%) SQL Server 2016
5 1 (1.96%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 6 (11.76%) Moq
1 6 (11.76%) Team Foundation Server
2 5 (9.80%) Atlassian Bamboo
2 5 (9.80%) Bitbucket
2 5 (9.80%) JIRA
2 5 (9.80%) Octopus Deploy
2 5 (9.80%) TeamCity
3 4 (7.84%) webpack
4 2 (3.92%) MSTest
4 2 (3.92%) NUnit
4 2 (3.92%) Xcode
5 1 (1.96%) JUnit
5 1 (1.96%) Visual Studio
General
1 3 (5.88%) Automotive
1 3 (5.88%) Games
1 3 (5.88%) Retail
2 2 (3.92%) Manufacturing
2 2 (3.92%) Pharmaceutical
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 42 (82.35%) .NET
2 34 (66.67%) ASP.NET
2 34 (66.67%) CSS
3 33 (64.71%) HTML
4 30 (58.82%) jQuery
5 23 (45.10%) .NET Framework
5 23 (45.10%) ASP.NET Web Forms
5 23 (45.10%) Entity Framework
6 16 (31.37%) ASP.NET MVC
7 15 (29.41%) ASP.NET Web API
7 15 (29.41%) Web Services
8 9 (17.65%) RESTful
9 8 (15.69%) .NET Core
10 7 (13.73%) WCF
11 6 (11.76%) AngularJS
11 6 (11.76%) React
12 5 (9.80%) Ajax
12 5 (9.80%) ASP.NET Core
12 5 (9.80%) JSON
12 5 (9.80%) Sass
Miscellaneous
1 9 (17.65%) Mobile App
2 6 (11.76%) Greenfield Project
3 5 (9.80%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (3.92%) Computer Science
4 2 (3.92%) EPoS
5 1 (1.96%) Animation
5 1 (1.96%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (1.96%) Mainframe
5 1 (1.96%) N-Tier
5 1 (1.96%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 2 (3.92%) Apple iOS
1 2 (3.92%) Windows
2 1 (1.96%) Linux
2 1 (1.96%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 38 (74.51%) MVC
2 28 (54.90%) Agile Software Development
3 16 (31.37%) Unit Testing
4 11 (21.57%) Continuous Integration
5 9 (17.65%) Microservices
6 8 (15.69%) E-Commerce
7 7 (13.73%) Mobile Application Development
7 7 (13.73%) OO
7 7 (13.73%) Problem-Solving
8 6 (11.76%) Dependency Injection
8 6 (11.76%) Software Engineering
8 6 (11.76%) Test Automation
9 5 (9.80%) Business Intelligence
9 5 (9.80%) Performance Tuning
9 5 (9.80%) Scrum
9 5 (9.80%) SOA
10 4 (7.84%) IT Strategy
10 4 (7.84%) Mentoring
10 4 (7.84%) Time Management
11 3 (5.88%) Front End Development
Programming Languages
1 38 (74.51%) C#
2 31 (60.78%) JavaScript
3 27 (52.94%) SQL
4 12 (23.53%) T-SQL
5 6 (11.76%) C++
6 5 (9.80%) PL/SQL
7 4 (7.84%) ES6
8 3 (5.88%) VB.NET
9 2 (3.92%) Java
9 2 (3.92%) Objective-C
9 2 (3.92%) VB
9 2 (3.92%) VB6
10 1 (1.96%) C
Qualifications
1 2 (3.92%) Computer Science Degree
1 2 (3.92%) Degree
2 1 (1.96%) SC Cleared
2 1 (1.96%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 11 (21.57%) Docker
Vendors
1 16 (31.37%) Microsoft
2 8 (15.69%) Google
3 3 (5.88%) Twitter
3 3 (5.88%) Xamarin