The median annual salary for a Software Developer was £45,000 in advertised job vacancies in Leicester during the 3 months to 24 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
24 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Software Developer
Leicestershire / Leicester
Rank 41 27 34
Rank change year-on-year -14 +7  
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Developer 20 20 26
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Leicester 5.00% 6.37% 6.27%
As % of the Job Titles category 5.09% 6.39% 6.27%
Number of salaries quoted 20 20 26
Median salary £45,000 £36,250 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +24.13% -9.37%  
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £21,000 £30,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £43,250 £50,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year - +5.26%  

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 393 313 415
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Leicester 98.25% 99.68% 100.00%
Number of salaries quoted 352 254 345
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 £27,500 £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%  

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 March 2017.

Salary histogram for Software Developer in Leicester

Software Developer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leicester

For the 6 months to 24 March 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 31 (81.58%) C#
2 30 (78.95%) .NET
3 29 (76.32%) SQL
4 25 (65.79%) MVC
5 23 (60.53%) HTML
5 23 (60.53%) ASP.NET
6 19 (50.00%) JavaScript
7 18 (47.37%) CSS
7 18 (47.37%) ASP.NET MVC
8 12 (31.58%) AngularJS
8 12 (31.58%) jQuery
9 11 (28.95%) Microsoft
10 10 (26.32%) SQL Server
11 8 (21.05%) Agile Software Development
11 8 (21.05%) .NET Framework
11 8 (21.05%) Visual Studio
12 7 (18.42%) HTML5
12 7 (18.42%) Xamarin
12 7 (18.42%) Mobile App
13 6 (15.79%) MVVM
13 6 (15.79%) WPF
13 6 (15.79%) C++
13 6 (15.79%) VB.NET
14 5 (13.16%) WinForms
14 5 (13.16%) T-SQL
14 5 (13.16%) Unit Testing
15 4 (10.53%) Software Engineering
15 4 (10.53%) User Experience
16 3 (7.89%) E-Commerce
16 3 (7.89%) Java

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:

Application Platforms
1 3 (7.89%) IIS
2 1 (2.63%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (2.63%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 3 (7.89%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (26.32%) SQL Server
2 3 (7.89%) SQL Server 2005
2 3 (7.89%) SQL Server 2008
2 3 (7.89%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (2.63%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 8 (21.05%) Visual Studio
2 2 (5.26%) JIRA
2 2 (5.26%) NUnit
3 1 (2.63%) QUnit
3 1 (2.63%) Selenium
3 1 (2.63%) Subversion
General
1 2 (5.26%) Electronics
1 2 (5.26%) Finance
1 2 (5.26%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 30 (78.95%) .NET
2 23 (60.53%) ASP.NET
2 23 (60.53%) HTML
3 18 (47.37%) ASP.NET MVC
3 18 (47.37%) CSS
4 12 (31.58%) AngularJS
4 12 (31.58%) jQuery
5 8 (21.05%) .NET Framework
6 7 (18.42%) HTML5
7 6 (15.79%) WPF
8 5 (13.16%) WinForms
9 3 (7.89%) Ajax
9 3 (7.89%) JSON
9 3 (7.89%) SOAP
9 3 (7.89%) Web Services
9 3 (7.89%) XHTML
9 3 (7.89%) XML
9 3 (7.89%) XSD
9 3 (7.89%) XSLT
10 2 (5.26%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 7 (18.42%) Mobile App
2 4 (10.53%) User Experience
3 3 (7.89%) Algorithms
4 1 (2.63%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (2.63%) Data Structures
Operating Systems
1 1 (2.63%) Windows
1 1 (2.63%) Windows Server
1 1 (2.63%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (65.79%) MVC
2 8 (21.05%) Agile Software Development
3 6 (15.79%) MVVM
4 5 (13.16%) Unit Testing
5 4 (10.53%) Software Engineering
6 3 (7.89%) E-Commerce
6 3 (7.89%) OO
7 2 (5.26%) CQRS
7 2 (5.26%) Project Management
8 1 (2.63%) Continuous Integration
8 1 (2.63%) CRM
8 1 (2.63%) Data Protection
8 1 (2.63%) Kanban
8 1 (2.63%) OOD
8 1 (2.63%) Release Management
8 1 (2.63%) Scrum
8 1 (2.63%) SOA
8 1 (2.63%) Stakeholder Management
8 1 (2.63%) TDD
8 1 (2.63%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 31 (81.58%) C#
2 29 (76.32%) SQL
3 19 (50.00%) JavaScript
4 6 (15.79%) C++
4 6 (15.79%) VB.NET
5 5 (13.16%) T-SQL
6 3 (7.89%) Java
7 1 (2.63%) PHP
7 1 (2.63%) Python
7 1 (2.63%) Scala
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.63%) PCI DSS
Vendors
1 11 (28.95%) Microsoft
2 7 (18.42%) Xamarin
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