Period
to 24 November 2017

The median annual salary for a Software Developer was £39,000 in advertised job vacancies in Leicester during the 6 months to 24 November 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
6 months to
24 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 37 43 60
Rank change year-on-year +6 +17 -15
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Developer 30 53 25
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Leicester 5.20% 6.22% 3.00%
As % of the Job Titles category 5.29% 6.30% 3.03%
Number of salaries quoted 41 55 36
Leicester median annual salary £39,000 £37,500 £38,750
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.00% -3.23% -8.82%
10th Percentile £26,500 £27,500 £25,500
90th Percentile £57,500 £52,500 £55,000
Leicestershire median annual salary £39,000 £42,500 £34,500
% change year-on-year -8.24% +23.19% -18.82%

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 567 841 824
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 98.27% 98.71% 98.80%
Number of salaries quoted 525 766 697
Leicester median annual salary £39,000 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -2.50% - -
10th Percentile £23,500 £25,375 £21,500
90th Percentile £56,250 £53,750 £57,500
Leicestershire median annual salary £39,000 £41,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year -4.88% +6.49% -

Software Developer
Job Vacancy Trend in Leicester

Job postings that featured Software Developer in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Leicester.

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 6 months to 24 November 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 November 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 24 (80.00%) .NET
2 23 (76.67%) C#
3 21 (70.00%) JavaScript
4 17 (56.67%) HTML
4 17 (56.67%) Agile Software Development
5 16 (53.33%) SQL Server
5 16 (53.33%) CSS
6 13 (43.33%) ASP.NET
7 12 (40.00%) AngularJS
8 11 (36.67%) SQL
9 10 (33.33%) jQuery
10 9 (30.00%) Java
10 9 (30.00%) Python
10 9 (30.00%) Telecoms
10 9 (30.00%) Finance
11 8 (26.67%) TDD
11 8 (26.67%) Web Development
11 8 (26.67%) CSS3
12 7 (23.33%) Unit Testing
12 7 (23.33%) MVC
13 6 (20.00%) Electronics
13 6 (20.00%) Programme Management
13 6 (20.00%) Manufacturing
13 6 (20.00%) Digital Marketing
13 6 (20.00%) Ruby
13 6 (20.00%) Ruby on Rails
13 6 (20.00%) Marketing
13 6 (20.00%) Business Intelligence
13 6 (20.00%) PHP
13 6 (20.00%) SAP

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 2 (6.67%) OpenEdge
2 1 (3.33%) SharePoint
Business Applications
1 2 (6.67%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (3.33%) Sage 200
Communications & Networking
1 3 (10.00%) DAB
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (53.33%) SQL Server
2 3 (10.00%) Big Data
2 3 (10.00%) MySQL
2 3 (10.00%) Relational Database
3 1 (3.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 1 (3.33%) Visual Studio
General
1 9 (30.00%) Finance
1 9 (30.00%) Telecoms
2 6 (20.00%) Electronics
2 6 (20.00%) Manufacturing
2 6 (20.00%) Marketing
3 1 (3.33%) Advertising
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (80.00%) .NET
2 17 (56.67%) HTML
3 16 (53.33%) CSS
4 13 (43.33%) ASP.NET
5 12 (40.00%) AngularJS
6 10 (33.33%) jQuery
7 8 (26.67%) CSS3
8 6 (20.00%) ASP.NET MVC
8 6 (20.00%) ASP.NET Web API
8 6 (20.00%) Ruby on Rails
9 5 (16.67%) Web Services
9 5 (16.67%) WPF
10 4 (13.33%) HTML5
11 1 (3.33%) .NET Framework
11 1 (3.33%) Apache Cordova
11 1 (3.33%) React
11 1 (3.33%) WCF
11 1 (3.33%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 5 (16.67%) Greenfield Project
2 3 (10.00%) Mobile App
3 2 (6.67%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 5 (16.67%) Windows
2 3 (10.00%) Android
2 3 (10.00%) Apple iOS
3 1 (3.33%) Windows Server
3 1 (3.33%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (56.67%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (26.67%) TDD
2 8 (26.67%) Web Development
3 7 (23.33%) MVC
3 7 (23.33%) Unit Testing
4 6 (20.00%) BDD
4 6 (20.00%) Business Intelligence
4 6 (20.00%) Digital Marketing
4 6 (20.00%) Kanban
4 6 (20.00%) Programme Management
4 6 (20.00%) SDLC
5 5 (16.67%) MVVM
6 4 (13.33%) Software Engineering
7 3 (10.00%) Android Development
7 3 (10.00%) iOS Development
7 3 (10.00%) Mobile Development
7 3 (10.00%) OO
7 3 (10.00%) OOP
7 3 (10.00%) People Management
7 3 (10.00%) Strategic Thinking
Programming Languages
1 23 (76.67%) C#
2 21 (70.00%) JavaScript
3 11 (36.67%) SQL
4 9 (30.00%) Java
4 9 (30.00%) Python
5 6 (20.00%) PHP
5 6 (20.00%) Ruby
6 3 (10.00%) PL/SQL
7 1 (3.33%) C
7 1 (3.33%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (16.67%) Degree
2 3 (10.00%) HND
3 2 (6.67%) Computer Science Degree
Vendors
1 6 (20.00%) SAP
2 5 (16.67%) Oracle
3 3 (10.00%) Google
3 3 (10.00%) Xamarin
4 2 (6.67%) Progress
5 1 (3.33%) Microsoft
5 1 (3.33%) Sage
5 1 (3.33%) Twitter