Period
to 21 August 2019

The median annual salary for a Software Developer was £40,000 in advertised job vacancies in Leicestershire during the 6 months to 21 August 2019.

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

Software Developer
East Midlands > Leicestershire
6 months to
21 Aug 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 53 47 35
Rank change year-on-year -6 -12 -7
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Developer 48 54 62
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Leicestershire 4.62% 5.57% 6.10%
As % of the Job Titles category 4.71% 5.71% 6.27%
Number of salaries quoted 46 47 82
Leicestershire median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +2.56% -8.24%
10th Percentile £29,375 £27,750 £27,500
90th Percentile £47,500 £50,000 £60,000
East Midlands median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year - +2.56% -2.50%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Leicestershire. 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
Leicestershire
Permanent vacancies in Leicestershire with a recognized job title 1,020 945 989
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 98.17% 97.42% 97.34%
Number of salaries quoted 846 852 799
Leicestershire median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
10th Percentile £26,250 £26,250 £22,500
90th Percentile £60,000 £58,750 £54,500
East Midlands median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year - +6.25% -

Software Developer
Job Vacancy Trend in Leicestershire

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

Job vacancy trend for Software Developer in Leicestershire

Software Developer
Salary Trend in Leicestershire

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

Salary trend for Software Developer in Leicestershire

Software Developer
Salary Histogram in Leicestershire

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Software Developer in Leicestershire over the 6 months to 21 August 2019.

Salary histogram for Software Developer in Leicestershire

Software Developer
Job Locations in Leicestershire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Software Developer within the Leicestershire region over the 6 months to 21 August 2019. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Leicester +11 41 £40,000 +2.56% 6
Lutterworth +3 2 £45,000 - 2
Loughborough - 2 £52,500 - 2
Market Harborough -6 1 £45,000 - 1
Melton Mowbray - 1 £45,000 - 1
Software Developer
East Midlands

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

For the 6 months to 21 August 2019, Software 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 Leicestershire region featuring Software Developer in the job title.

1 43 (89.58%) C#
2 40 (83.33%) .NET
3 37 (77.08%) JavaScript
4 29 (60.42%) SQL
5 28 (58.33%) MVC
6 27 (56.25%) HTML
7 25 (52.08%) ASP.NET
7 25 (52.08%) CSS
8 21 (43.75%) .NET Framework
9 18 (37.50%) Agile Software Development
10 14 (29.17%) Visual Studio
10 14 (29.17%) Azure
11 13 (27.08%) jQuery
12 12 (25.00%) SQL Server
12 12 (25.00%) T-SQL
13 11 (22.92%) Microsoft
14 10 (20.83%) Scrum
14 10 (20.83%) Team Foundation Server
14 10 (20.83%) .NET Core
15 9 (18.75%) AngularJS
15 9 (18.75%) Entity Framework
16 8 (16.67%) ASP.NET MVC
17 7 (14.58%) Mobile App
17 7 (14.58%) Ajax
17 7 (14.58%) Greenfield Project
18 6 (12.50%) DevOps
18 6 (12.50%) Microservices
19 5 (10.42%) SDLC
19 5 (10.42%) Self-Motivation
19 5 (10.42%) JSON

Software Developer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Leicestershire 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 (4.17%) MQSeries
1 2 (4.17%) NServiceBus
2 1 (2.08%) Confluence
2 1 (2.08%) IIS
2 1 (2.08%) JBoss
2 1 (2.08%) Tomcat
2 1 (2.08%) WebLogic
2 1 (2.08%) WebSphere
2 1 (2.08%) WordPress
Cloud Services
1 14 (29.17%) Azure
2 4 (8.33%) SaaS
3 2 (4.17%) AWS
4 1 (2.08%) Azure Functions
4 1 (2.08%) BrowserStack
4 1 (2.08%) Dynamics 365
4 1 (2.08%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.08%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (25.00%) SQL Server
2 4 (8.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 3 (6.25%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 2 (4.17%) SQL Server 2012
4 2 (4.17%) SQL Server 2014
4 2 (4.17%) SQL Server 2016
5 1 (2.08%) Microsoft Analysis Services
5 1 (2.08%) MySQL
5 1 (2.08%) Oracle Database
5 1 (2.08%) Relational Database
5 1 (2.08%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 1 (2.08%) SQLite
Development Applications
1 14 (29.17%) Visual Studio
2 10 (20.83%) Team Foundation Server
3 4 (8.33%) Git (software)
3 4 (8.33%) Subversion
4 3 (6.25%) Selenium
5 2 (4.17%) Fiddler
5 2 (4.17%) Jenkins
5 2 (4.17%) JIRA
5 2 (4.17%) SoapUI
6 1 (2.08%) Bazaar
6 1 (2.08%) Cucumber
6 1 (2.08%) Octopus Deploy
6 1 (2.08%) ReSharper
6 1 (2.08%) Visual Studio Team System
6 1 (2.08%) WebDriver
General
1 5 (10.42%) Retail
2 3 (6.25%) Finance
3 2 (4.17%) Law
4 1 (2.08%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 40 (83.33%) .NET
2 27 (56.25%) HTML
3 25 (52.08%) ASP.NET
3 25 (52.08%) CSS
4 21 (43.75%) .NET Framework
5 13 (27.08%) jQuery
6 10 (20.83%) .NET Core
7 9 (18.75%) AngularJS
7 9 (18.75%) Entity Framework
8 8 (16.67%) ASP.NET MVC
9 7 (14.58%) Ajax
10 5 (10.42%) CSS3
10 5 (10.42%) HTML5
10 5 (10.42%) JSON
10 5 (10.42%) Web Services
10 5 (10.42%) WPF
11 4 (8.33%) LINQ
11 4 (8.33%) SOAP
11 4 (8.33%) WCF
11 4 (8.33%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 7 (14.58%) Greenfield Project
1 7 (14.58%) Mobile App
2 5 (10.42%) Self-Motivation
3 2 (4.17%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (4.17%) IBM Mainframe
3 2 (4.17%) Mainframe
4 1 (2.08%) Internet of Things
4 1 (2.08%) Social Media
4 1 (2.08%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 4 (8.33%) Android
1 4 (8.33%) Apple iOS
2 1 (2.08%) Linux
2 1 (2.08%) Windows
2 1 (2.08%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (58.33%) MVC
2 18 (37.50%) Agile Software Development
3 10 (20.83%) Scrum
4 6 (12.50%) DevOps
4 6 (12.50%) Microservices
5 5 (10.42%) SDLC
5 5 (10.42%) Test Automation
6 3 (6.25%) Android Development
6 3 (6.25%) CQRS
6 3 (6.25%) Front End Development
6 3 (6.25%) iOS Development
6 3 (6.25%) Logistics
6 3 (6.25%) Mobile Development
6 3 (6.25%) Problem-Solving
6 3 (6.25%) Software Engineering
6 3 (6.25%) Unit Testing
6 3 (6.25%) Web Development
7 2 (4.17%) API Integration
7 2 (4.17%) Architectural Design
7 2 (4.17%) Customer-Centricity
Programming Languages
1 43 (89.58%) C#
2 37 (77.08%) JavaScript
3 29 (60.42%) SQL
4 12 (25.00%) T-SQL
5 5 (10.42%) C
5 5 (10.42%) VB.NET
6 2 (4.17%) PHP
6 2 (4.17%) VBScript
7 1 (2.08%) Java
7 1 (2.08%) Scala
7 1 (2.08%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 2 (4.17%) Computer Science Degree
1 2 (4.17%) Degree
2 1 (2.08%) Six Sigma Black Belt
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (4.17%) QA
Vendors
1 11 (22.92%) Microsoft
2 2 (4.17%) IBM
2 2 (4.17%) Oracle
3 1 (2.08%) Google