The median annual salary for a Senior Software Developer was £60,000 in advertised job vacancies in Leicester during the 3 months to 27 March 2017.

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

3 months to
27 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Senior Software Developer
Leicestershire / Leicester
Rank 42 - 55
Rank change year-on-year - 0  
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Software Developer 11 0 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Leicester 2.81% - 1.39%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.87% - 1.39%
Number of salaries quoted 11 0 6
Median salary £60,000 - £41,500
UK excluding London median salary £47,500 £47,500 £43,000
% change year-on-year - +10.46%  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in permanent job vacancies advertised in Leicester. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such, the figures in the first row provide an indication of the number of permanent jobs in our overall sample.

IT Job Roles
Leicester
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 383 314 432
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Leicester 97.95% 99.68% 100.00%
Number of salaries quoted 341 253 360
Median salary £36,500 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -14.11% +6.25%  
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £27,000 £29,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £50,000 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,000 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +1.20% +3.75%  

Senior Software Developer
Job Vacancy Trend in Leicester

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Leicester that featured Senior Software Developer in the job title.

Job vacancy trend for Senior Software Developer in Leicester

Senior Software Developer
Salary Trend in Leicester

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

Salary trend for Senior Software Developer in Leicester

Senior Software Developer
Salary Histogram in Leicester

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Senior Software Developer in Leicester over the 3 months to 27 March 2017.

Salary histogram for Senior Software Developer in Leicester

Senior Software Developer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leicester

For the 6 months to 27 March 2017, Senior Software 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 Software Developer in the job title.

1 16 (100.00%) C#
2 13 (81.25%) .NET
2 13 (81.25%) ASP.NET
3 12 (75.00%) SQL
3 12 (75.00%) MVC
3 12 (75.00%) ASP.NET MVC
4 11 (68.75%) Microsoft
4 11 (68.75%) SQL Server
5 8 (50.00%) AngularJS
5 8 (50.00%) Xamarin
5 8 (50.00%) Mobile App
6 4 (25.00%) Visual Studio
6 4 (25.00%) C++
6 4 (25.00%) HTML
6 4 (25.00%) CSS
7 3 (18.75%) SOAP
7 3 (18.75%) Web Services
7 3 (18.75%) XML
7 3 (18.75%) XSD
7 3 (18.75%) XSLT
7 3 (18.75%) JavaScript
7 3 (18.75%) T-SQL
7 3 (18.75%) XHTML
7 3 (18.75%) jQuery
7 3 (18.75%) SQL Server 2008
7 3 (18.75%) SQL Server 2012
7 3 (18.75%) Ajax
7 3 (18.75%) SQL Server 2005
7 3 (18.75%) .NET Framework
8 2 (12.50%) NUnit

Senior Software Developer Skill Set
Top Related 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:

Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (68.75%) SQL Server
2 3 (18.75%) SQL Server 2005
2 3 (18.75%) SQL Server 2008
2 3 (18.75%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 4 (25.00%) Visual Studio
2 2 (12.50%) JIRA
2 2 (12.50%) NUnit
General
1 1 (6.25%) Electronics
1 1 (6.25%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (81.25%) .NET
1 13 (81.25%) ASP.NET
2 12 (75.00%) ASP.NET MVC
3 8 (50.00%) AngularJS
4 4 (25.00%) CSS
4 4 (25.00%) HTML
5 3 (18.75%) .NET Framework
5 3 (18.75%) Ajax
5 3 (18.75%) jQuery
5 3 (18.75%) SOAP
5 3 (18.75%) Web Services
5 3 (18.75%) XHTML
5 3 (18.75%) XML
5 3 (18.75%) XSD
5 3 (18.75%) XSLT
6 2 (12.50%) WinForms
6 2 (12.50%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 8 (50.00%) Mobile App
2 2 (12.50%) Algorithms
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (75.00%) MVC
2 2 (12.50%) OO
2 2 (12.50%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 16 (100.00%) C#
2 12 (75.00%) SQL
3 4 (25.00%) C++
4 3 (18.75%) JavaScript
4 3 (18.75%) T-SQL
Vendors
1 11 (68.75%) Microsoft
2 8 (50.00%) Xamarin
Leicester, Leicestershire
The Bridge Ltd
Salary: Up to £60,000 per annum plus benefits + bonus
Posted: 5 days ago
Leicester, Leicestershire
X4 Group
Salary: £40k - 50k per year + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Leicester
Nigel Frank International
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 19 days ago