Period
to 17 February 2018

The median annual salary for a Senior Developer was £50,000 in advertised job vacancies in Leicester during the 6 months to 17 February 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
17 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 22 45 37
Rank change year-on-year +23 -8 -4
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Developer 60 49 45
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Leicester 10.22% 6.19% 5.58%
As % of the Job Titles category 10.40% 6.21% 5.62%
Number of salaries quoted 80 48 44
Leicester median annual salary £50,000 £40,000 £43,618
Median salary % change year-on-year +25.00% -8.29% +9.04%
10th Percentile £37,500 £26,250 £36,250
90th Percentile £56,250 £52,500 £50,875
Leicestershire median annual salary £50,000 £41,000 £41,000
% change year-on-year +21.95% - +2.50%

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 577 789 801
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 98.30% 99.75% 99.26%
Number of salaries quoted 528 742 701
Leicester median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - -5.88% +3.66%
10th Percentile £25,750 £24,750 £24,250
90th Percentile £57,500 £52,500 £65,000
Leicestershire median annual salary £37,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year -6.25% - -

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 17 February 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 17 February 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 52 (86.67%) JavaScript
2 41 (68.33%) .NET
3 38 (63.33%) CSS
4 36 (60.00%) C#
4 36 (60.00%) HTML
5 33 (55.00%) MVC
6 32 (53.33%) ASP.NET
7 30 (50.00%) SQL Server
8 29 (48.33%) jQuery
9 28 (46.67%) ASP.NET Web Forms
10 25 (41.67%) Agile Software Development
11 22 (36.67%) SQL
11 22 (36.67%) .NET Framework
12 20 (33.33%) Docker
12 20 (33.33%) Entity Framework
13 18 (30.00%) Google
13 18 (30.00%) Continuous Integration
14 16 (26.67%) RESTful
14 16 (26.67%) Web Services
14 16 (26.67%) Microsoft
15 13 (21.67%) ASP.NET MVC
15 13 (21.67%) Team Foundation Server
16 11 (18.33%) Unit Testing
16 11 (18.33%) React
16 11 (18.33%) webpack
16 11 (18.33%) ES6
16 11 (18.33%) Redux
17 10 (16.67%) PhoneGap
17 10 (16.67%) ASP.NET Web API
17 10 (16.67%) Microsoft Azure

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 6 (10.00%) OpenEdge
2 2 (3.33%) CMS
3 1 (1.67%) IIS
Cloud Services
1 10 (16.67%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (1.67%) Google Play
Database & Business Intelligence
1 30 (50.00%) SQL Server
2 4 (6.67%) MySQL
3 3 (5.00%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (1.67%) MongoDB
4 1 (1.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 13 (21.67%) Team Foundation Server
2 11 (18.33%) webpack
3 9 (15.00%) Moq
4 6 (10.00%) MSTest
4 6 (10.00%) NUnit
5 3 (5.00%) Git (software)
6 2 (3.33%) JIRA
6 2 (3.33%) PHPUnit
6 2 (3.33%) Redmine
7 1 (1.67%) Octopus Deploy
7 1 (1.67%) Selenium
7 1 (1.67%) Visual Studio
7 1 (1.67%) WebDriver
General
1 1 (1.67%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 41 (68.33%) .NET
2 38 (63.33%) CSS
3 36 (60.00%) HTML
4 32 (53.33%) ASP.NET
5 29 (48.33%) jQuery
6 28 (46.67%) ASP.NET Web Forms
7 22 (36.67%) .NET Framework
8 20 (33.33%) Entity Framework
9 16 (26.67%) RESTful
9 16 (26.67%) Web Services
10 13 (21.67%) ASP.NET MVC
11 11 (18.33%) React
11 11 (18.33%) Redux
12 10 (16.67%) ASP.NET Web API
12 10 (16.67%) PhoneGap
12 10 (16.67%) XML
13 9 (15.00%) .NET Core
14 8 (13.33%) Laravel
15 7 (11.67%) WPF
16 6 (10.00%) WF
Miscellaneous
1 8 (13.33%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (5.00%) Data Structures
2 3 (5.00%) Mobile App
3 2 (3.33%) Computer Science
3 2 (3.33%) Greenfield Project
3 2 (3.33%) User Experience
4 1 (1.67%) iPad
4 1 (1.67%) iPhone
Operating Systems
1 3 (5.00%) Android
1 3 (5.00%) Apple iOS
2 2 (3.33%) Linux
3 1 (1.67%) Windows
3 1 (1.67%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 33 (55.00%) MVC
2 25 (41.67%) Agile Software Development
3 18 (30.00%) Continuous Integration
4 11 (18.33%) Unit Testing
5 9 (15.00%) Dependency Injection
5 9 (15.00%) E-Commerce
5 9 (15.00%) MVVM
6 7 (11.67%) Software Engineering
7 6 (10.00%) Data Science
7 6 (10.00%) Machine Learning
7 6 (10.00%) OO
7 6 (10.00%) UML
7 6 (10.00%) Use Case
8 4 (6.67%) Mentoring
8 4 (6.67%) OOP
8 4 (6.67%) Scrum
8 4 (6.67%) TDD
8 4 (6.67%) Test Automation
9 3 (5.00%) Kanban
9 3 (5.00%) OOD
Programming Languages
1 52 (86.67%) JavaScript
2 36 (60.00%) C#
3 22 (36.67%) SQL
4 11 (18.33%) ES6
5 10 (16.67%) T-SQL
6 9 (15.00%) PHP
7 6 (10.00%) C++
7 6 (10.00%) OpenEdge ABL
7 6 (10.00%) PL/SQL
8 3 (5.00%) Java
9 2 (3.33%) Apple Swift
9 2 (3.33%) Objective-C
10 1 (1.67%) PHP 5
10 1 (1.67%) PowerShell
10 1 (1.67%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 2 (3.33%) Computer Science Degree
1 2 (3.33%) Degree
System Software
1 20 (33.33%) Docker
Vendors
1 18 (30.00%) Google
2 16 (26.67%) Microsoft
3 6 (10.00%) Progress
3 6 (10.00%) Telerik
4 3 (5.00%) Twitter
5 2 (3.33%) Zend
6 1 (1.67%) Xamarin