Period
to 13 November 2018

The median annual salary for a Senior Developer was £55,000 in advertised job vacancies in Leicester during the 6 months to 13 November 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
13 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 32 33 29
Rank change year-on-year +1 -4 +11
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Developer 56 35 67
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Leicester 8.47% 6.22% 8.17%
As % of the Job Titles category 8.60% 6.28% 8.28%
Number of salaries quoted 56 37 66
Leicester median annual salary £55,000 £40,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +37.50% -15.79% +30.14%
10th Percentile £42,500 £32,500 £37,500
90th Percentile £60,000 £56,250 £55,000
Leicestershire median annual salary £55,000 £40,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year +37.50% -15.79% +26.67%

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 651 557 809
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 98.49% 98.93% 98.66%
Number of salaries quoted 532 515 731
Leicester median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £41,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - -3.61% +6.41%
10th Percentile £26,250 £24,550 £25,500
90th Percentile £60,000 £56,250 £55,000
Leicestershire median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £41,000
% change year-on-year - -2.44% +7.89%

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 13 November 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 13 November 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 39 (69.64%) .NET
2 35 (62.50%) Agile Software Development
3 32 (57.14%) SQL Server
4 30 (53.57%) Problem-Solving
5 28 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
6 27 (48.21%) Time Management
6 27 (48.21%) IT Strategy
7 25 (44.64%) C#
8 24 (42.86%) Retail
9 20 (35.71%) MVC
10 18 (32.14%) SQL
10 18 (32.14%) Web Services
11 17 (30.36%) EPoS
12 14 (25.00%) VB.NET
12 14 (25.00%) JavaScript
12 14 (25.00%) CSS
13 13 (23.21%) jQuery
14 12 (21.43%) ASP.NET Web Forms
15 11 (19.64%) VB6
15 11 (19.64%) ASP.NET
15 11 (19.64%) VB
15 11 (19.64%) XML
16 10 (17.86%) OO
16 10 (17.86%) JSON
16 10 (17.86%) User Acceptance Testing
16 10 (17.86%) Line Management
16 10 (17.86%) HTML5 Canvas
17 9 (16.07%) Microservices
17 9 (16.07%) T-SQL
18 7 (12.50%) Windows

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 2 (3.57%) SAS
2 1 (1.79%) SharePoint
Cloud Services
1 3 (5.36%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 2 (3.57%) Reverse Proxy
Database & Business Intelligence
1 32 (57.14%) SQL Server
2 3 (5.36%) Data Warehouse
3 2 (3.57%) Big Data
3 2 (3.57%) Hadoop
3 2 (3.57%) Microsoft Analysis Services
3 2 (3.57%) Power BI
3 2 (3.57%) SAS EBI
3 2 (3.57%) SQL Server 2012
3 2 (3.57%) SQL Server 2016
3 2 (3.57%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 2 (3.57%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 2 (3.57%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (1.79%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 4 (7.14%) Team Foundation Server
1 4 (7.14%) Visual Studio
2 2 (3.57%) Xcode
3 1 (1.79%) JUnit
3 1 (1.79%) Moq
3 1 (1.79%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 24 (42.86%) Retail
2 2 (3.57%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 39 (69.64%) .NET
2 18 (32.14%) Web Services
3 14 (25.00%) CSS
4 13 (23.21%) jQuery
5 12 (21.43%) ASP.NET Web Forms
6 11 (19.64%) ASP.NET
6 11 (19.64%) XML
7 10 (17.86%) HTML5 Canvas
7 10 (17.86%) JSON
8 7 (12.50%) ASP.NET MVC
9 5 (8.93%) .NET Framework
9 5 (8.93%) HTML
9 5 (8.93%) RESTful
10 4 (7.14%) AngularJS
10 4 (7.14%) Entity Framework
10 4 (7.14%) Twitter Bootstrap
11 3 (5.36%) ASP.NET Web API
12 2 (3.57%) Angular 2
12 2 (3.57%) MDX
12 2 (3.57%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 28 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
2 17 (30.36%) EPoS
3 2 (3.57%) Computer Science
3 2 (3.57%) Mobile App
4 1 (1.79%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (1.79%) Greenfield Project
4 1 (1.79%) N-Tier
4 1 (1.79%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 7 (12.50%) Windows
2 3 (5.36%) Apple iOS
3 1 (1.79%) Android
3 1 (1.79%) Linux
3 1 (1.79%) Unix
3 1 (1.79%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 35 (62.50%) Agile Software Development
2 30 (53.57%) Problem-Solving
3 27 (48.21%) IT Strategy
3 27 (48.21%) Time Management
4 20 (35.71%) MVC
5 10 (17.86%) Line Management
5 10 (17.86%) OO
5 10 (17.86%) User Acceptance Testing
6 9 (16.07%) Microservices
7 5 (8.93%) Kanban
8 4 (7.14%) Scrum
9 3 (5.36%) Logistics
10 2 (3.57%) B2C
10 2 (3.57%) Business Intelligence
10 2 (3.57%) ETL
10 2 (3.57%) OOP
10 2 (3.57%) Unit Testing
10 2 (3.57%) Visualisation
11 1 (1.79%) Continuous Integration
11 1 (1.79%) Dependency Injection
Programming Languages
1 25 (44.64%) C#
2 18 (32.14%) SQL
3 14 (25.00%) JavaScript
3 14 (25.00%) VB.NET
4 11 (19.64%) VB
4 11 (19.64%) VB6
5 9 (16.07%) T-SQL
6 3 (5.36%) Objective-C
7 2 (3.57%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
7 2 (3.57%) Java
8 1 (1.79%) Apple Swift
Qualifications
1 2 (3.57%) Computer Science Degree
1 2 (3.57%) Degree
2 1 (1.79%) SC Cleared
2 1 (1.79%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.57%) GDPR
2 1 (1.79%) QA
System Software
1 2 (3.57%) Docker
Vendors
1 5 (8.93%) Microsoft
2 3 (5.36%) Google
2 3 (5.36%) Twitter
2 3 (5.36%) Xamarin
3 2 (3.57%) Tableau