The median annual salary for a Software Developer was £39,000 in advertised job vacancies in Leicester during the 3 months to 24 June 2017.

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

Software Developer
Leicestershire / Leicester
3 months to
24 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 19 25 30
Rank change year-on-year +6 +5  
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Developer 31 33 33
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Leicester 10.99% 9.07% 7.52%
As % of the Job Titles category 11.27% 9.17% 7.69%
Number of salaries quoted 31 30 32
Median salary £39,000 £42,500 £44,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -8.23% -3.40%  
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £30,000 £30,150
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,500 £46,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

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 275 360 429
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Leicester 97.52% 98.90% 97.72%
Number of salaries quoted 258 301 373
Median salary £35,571 £42,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -16.30% -  
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £30,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £51,000 £62,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +2.40% +3.75%  

Software Developer
Job Vacancy Trend in Leicester

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

Job vacancy trend for Software Developer in Leicester

Software Developer
Salary Trend in Leicester

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

Salary trend for Software Developer in Leicester

Software Developer
Salary Histogram in Leicester

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Software Developer in Leicester over the 3 months to 24 June 2017.

Salary histogram for Software Developer in Leicester

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

For the 6 months to 24 June 2017, 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 Software Developer in the job title.

1 42 (82.35%) .NET
2 40 (78.43%) C#
3 30 (58.82%) SQL
4 26 (50.98%) ASP.NET
5 24 (47.06%) SQL Server
6 22 (43.14%) MVC
7 19 (37.25%) HTML
8 18 (35.29%) AngularJS
9 17 (33.33%) ASP.NET MVC
9 17 (33.33%) CSS
9 17 (33.33%) Microsoft
10 16 (31.37%) Mobile App
11 14 (27.45%) JavaScript
11 14 (27.45%) Xamarin
12 11 (21.57%) Agile Software Development
13 10 (19.61%) Degree
13 10 (19.61%) Computer Science
14 9 (17.65%) Finance
15 8 (15.69%) Manufacturing
15 8 (15.69%) jQuery
15 8 (15.69%) CSS3
15 8 (15.69%) Computer Science Degree
16 7 (13.73%) Unit Testing
16 7 (13.73%) Web Development
16 7 (13.73%) TDD
17 6 (11.76%) Electronics
17 6 (11.76%) Visual Studio
17 6 (11.76%) WPF
17 6 (11.76%) Software Engineering
18 5 (9.80%) MVVM

Software 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 (5.88%) OpenEdge
2 1 (1.96%) SharePoint
Business Applications
1 4 (7.84%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 2 (3.92%) Dynamics CRM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 24 (47.06%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.96%) MySQL
2 1 (1.96%) Relational Database
2 1 (1.96%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 6 (11.76%) Visual Studio
2 1 (1.96%) Subversion
General
1 9 (17.65%) Finance
2 8 (15.69%) Manufacturing
3 6 (11.76%) Electronics
4 4 (7.84%) Marketing
4 4 (7.84%) Telecoms
5 2 (3.92%) Advertising
6 1 (1.96%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 42 (82.35%) .NET
2 26 (50.98%) ASP.NET
3 19 (37.25%) HTML
4 18 (35.29%) AngularJS
5 17 (33.33%) ASP.NET MVC
5 17 (33.33%) CSS
6 8 (15.69%) CSS3
6 8 (15.69%) jQuery
7 6 (11.76%) WPF
8 4 (7.84%) HTML5
8 4 (7.84%) Ruby on Rails
8 4 (7.84%) Web Services
9 3 (5.88%) WinForms
10 2 (3.92%) Apache Cordova
10 2 (3.92%) ASP.NET Web API
10 2 (3.92%) React
10 2 (3.92%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 16 (31.37%) Mobile App
2 10 (19.61%) Computer Science
3 3 (5.88%) Algorithms
4 2 (3.92%) Greenfield Project
5 1 (1.96%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (1.96%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 4 (7.84%) Windows
2 2 (3.92%) Windows Server
3 1 (1.96%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (1.96%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (43.14%) MVC
2 11 (21.57%) Agile Software Development
3 7 (13.73%) TDD
3 7 (13.73%) Unit Testing
3 7 (13.73%) Web Development
4 6 (11.76%) Software Engineering
5 5 (9.80%) Image Processing
5 5 (9.80%) MVVM
6 4 (7.84%) BDD
6 4 (7.84%) Business Intelligence
6 4 (7.84%) Digital Marketing
6 4 (7.84%) Kanban
6 4 (7.84%) Programme Management
7 3 (5.88%) CRM
7 3 (5.88%) SDLC
8 2 (3.92%) Front End Development
8 2 (3.92%) Integration Testing
8 2 (3.92%) Project Management
8 2 (3.92%) Supply Chain Management
8 2 (3.92%) Wealth Management
Programming Languages
1 40 (78.43%) C#
2 30 (58.82%) SQL
3 14 (27.45%) JavaScript
4 5 (9.80%) C
4 5 (9.80%) Embedded C
4 5 (9.80%) Java
4 5 (9.80%) PHP
5 4 (7.84%) C++
5 4 (7.84%) Python
5 4 (7.84%) Ruby
5 4 (7.84%) T-SQL
6 1 (1.96%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 10 (19.61%) Degree
2 8 (15.69%) Computer Science Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.96%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 5 (9.80%) Firmware
Vendors
1 17 (33.33%) Microsoft
2 14 (27.45%) Xamarin
3 4 (7.84%) SAP
4 3 (5.88%) Oracle
4 3 (5.88%) Progress
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