Period
to 18 June 2018

The median annual salary for a Software Developer was £39,000 in advertised job vacancies in Leicestershire during the 6 months to 18 June 2018.

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
18 Jun 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 54 50 30
Rank change year-on-year -4 -20 +16
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Developer 43 57 102
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Leicestershire 4.37% 4.63% 7.48%
As % of the Job Titles category 4.46% 4.76% 7.58%
Number of salaries quoted 34 69 105
Leicestershire median annual salary £39,000 £39,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - -8.24% -
10th Percentile £27,875 £26,500 £27,500
90th Percentile £49,250 £60,000 £55,000
East Midlands median annual salary £40,000 £39,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +2.56% -2.50% -2.44%

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 964 1,198 1,345
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 98.07% 97.40% 98.61%
Number of salaries quoted 885 959 1,117
Leicestershire median annual salary £40,000 £38,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% -5.00% -
10th Percentile £25,000 £22,500 £23,750
90th Percentile £58,750 £54,500 £57,500
East Midlands median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £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 18 June 2018.

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 18 June 2018. 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 -10 37 £39,000 +1.96% 8
Loughborough +5 1 £30,000 -25.00% 1
Lutterworth - 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 18 June 2018, 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 41 (95.35%) C#
2 40 (93.02%) .NET
3 39 (90.70%) JavaScript
4 35 (81.40%) MVC
5 34 (79.07%) ASP.NET
6 32 (74.42%) CSS
6 32 (74.42%) HTML
7 29 (67.44%) SQL
8 28 (65.12%) SQL Server
8 28 (65.12%) jQuery
9 26 (60.47%) ASP.NET MVC
10 20 (46.51%) AngularJS
10 20 (46.51%) Agile Software Development
11 19 (44.19%) Microsoft
12 17 (39.53%) Software Engineering
13 14 (32.56%) T-SQL
13 14 (32.56%) ASP.NET Web Forms
14 13 (30.23%) RESTful
14 13 (30.23%) Web Services
15 12 (27.91%) PL/SQL
15 12 (27.91%) C++
15 12 (27.91%) OO
15 12 (27.91%) HTML5
15 12 (27.91%) WCF
16 11 (25.58%) WPF
16 11 (25.58%) WinForms
17 10 (23.26%) XML
17 10 (23.26%) Continuous Integration
18 9 (20.93%) Use Case
18 9 (20.93%) WF

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 5 (11.63%) SharePoint
2 3 (6.98%) IIS
Applications
1 1 (2.33%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (2.33%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 4 (9.30%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (2.33%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.33%) Bluetooth
Database & Business Intelligence
1 28 (65.12%) SQL Server
2 2 (4.65%) Microsoft Analysis Services
2 2 (4.65%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 9 (20.93%) MSTest
1 9 (20.93%) NUnit
2 2 (4.65%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (4.65%) Xcode
3 1 (2.33%) Git (software)
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 40 (93.02%) .NET
2 34 (79.07%) ASP.NET
3 32 (74.42%) CSS
3 32 (74.42%) HTML
4 28 (65.12%) jQuery
5 26 (60.47%) ASP.NET MVC
6 20 (46.51%) AngularJS
7 14 (32.56%) ASP.NET Web Forms
8 13 (30.23%) RESTful
8 13 (30.23%) Web Services
9 12 (27.91%) HTML5
9 12 (27.91%) WCF
10 11 (25.58%) WinForms
10 11 (25.58%) WPF
11 10 (23.26%) XML
12 9 (20.93%) LINQ
12 9 (20.93%) Silverlight
12 9 (20.93%) SOAP
12 9 (20.93%) WF
12 9 (20.93%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 7 (16.28%) Greenfield Project
2 1 (2.33%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 4 (9.30%) Apple iOS
2 2 (4.65%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 35 (81.40%) MVC
2 20 (46.51%) Agile Software Development
3 17 (39.53%) Software Engineering
4 12 (27.91%) OO
5 10 (23.26%) Continuous Integration
6 9 (20.93%) Artificial Intelligence
6 9 (20.93%) Data Science
6 9 (20.93%) Machine Learning
6 9 (20.93%) MVVM
6 9 (20.93%) UML
6 9 (20.93%) Use Case
7 4 (9.30%) Analytics
7 4 (9.30%) Cross-Browser Development
7 4 (9.30%) Dependency Injection
7 4 (9.30%) iOS Development
7 4 (9.30%) SOLID
7 4 (9.30%) Unit Testing
7 4 (9.30%) WFM
8 3 (6.98%) Business Intelligence
8 3 (6.98%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 41 (95.35%) C#
2 39 (90.70%) JavaScript
3 29 (67.44%) SQL
4 14 (32.56%) T-SQL
5 12 (27.91%) C++
5 12 (27.91%) PL/SQL
6 4 (9.30%) VB
6 4 (9.30%) VBA
7 3 (6.98%) Objective-C
8 1 (2.33%) Apple Swift
8 1 (2.33%) C
8 1 (2.33%) Java
8 1 (2.33%) Python
8 1 (2.33%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 9 (20.93%) Degree
System Software
1 1 (2.33%) Firmware
Vendors
1 19 (44.19%) Microsoft
2 2 (4.65%) Google
3 1 (2.33%) Atmel
3 1 (2.33%) Twitter