Period
to 23 November 2017

The median annual salary for a Software Developer was £39,000 in advertised job vacancies in Leicestershire during the 6 months to 23 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
East Midlands > Leicestershire
6 months to
23 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 42 34 75
Rank change year-on-year -8 +41 -19
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Developer 48 92 37
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Leicestershire 5.11% 6.22% 2.73%
As % of the Job Titles category 5.21% 6.31% 2.77%
Number of salaries quoted 58 93 45
Leicestershire median annual salary £39,000 £42,500 £34,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -8.24% +23.19% -16.36%
10th Percentile £29,825 £30,000 £25,050
90th Percentile £51,375 £55,000 £52,500
East Midlands median annual salary £38,500 £40,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year -3.75% +14.29% -6.67%

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 921 1458 1334
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 97.98% 98.58% 98.45%
Number of salaries quoted 814 1249 1082
Leicestershire median annual salary £38,750 £41,000 £38,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.49% +6.49% -
10th Percentile £24,650 £25,000 £21,525
90th Percentile £56,250 £55,000 £55,000
East Midlands median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

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 23 November 2017.

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 23 November 2017. 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 +3 30 £39,000 +4.00% 2
Market Harborough +6 8 £32,500 -13.33% 1
Loughborough -1 3 £39,000 -13.33%
Coalville +10 2 £37,500 -16.67%
Software Developer
East Midlands

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

For the 6 months to 23 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 Leicestershire region featuring Software Developer in the job title.

1 40 (83.33%) .NET
2 38 (79.17%) JavaScript
3 37 (77.08%) C#
4 33 (68.75%) HTML
5 32 (66.67%) CSS
6 29 (60.42%) SQL Server
7 24 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
8 23 (47.92%) ASP.NET
8 23 (47.92%) jQuery
9 20 (41.67%) MVC
10 19 (39.58%) CSS3
11 15 (31.25%) ASP.NET MVC
11 15 (31.25%) ASP.NET Web API
12 14 (29.17%) Unit Testing
12 14 (29.17%) SQL
13 12 (25.00%) HTML5
13 12 (25.00%) AngularJS
14 11 (22.92%) Degree
15 10 (20.83%) Finance
16 9 (18.75%) Telecoms
16 9 (18.75%) T-SQL
16 9 (18.75%) Java
16 9 (18.75%) Python
16 9 (18.75%) JSON
16 9 (18.75%) Web Development
17 8 (16.67%) Computer Science
17 8 (16.67%) WPF
17 8 (16.67%) LINQ
17 8 (16.67%) Marketing
17 8 (16.67%) MVVM

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%) OpenEdge
1 2 (4.17%) SharePoint
1 2 (4.17%) Umbraco
2 1 (2.08%) CMS
Applications
1 1 (2.08%) Moqups
Business Applications
1 2 (4.17%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (2.08%) Sage 200
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.08%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (6.25%) DAB
2 1 (2.08%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 29 (60.42%) SQL Server
2 4 (8.33%) MySQL
2 4 (8.33%) Relational Database
3 3 (6.25%) Big Data
3 3 (6.25%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (2.08%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 3 (6.25%) Team Foundation Server
1 3 (6.25%) Visual Studio
2 2 (4.17%) Git (software)
3 1 (2.08%) JIRA
3 1 (2.08%) Moq
General
1 10 (20.83%) Finance
2 9 (18.75%) Telecoms
3 8 (16.67%) Marketing
4 7 (14.58%) Electronics
5 6 (12.50%) Manufacturing
6 5 (10.42%) Retail
7 1 (2.08%) Advertising
7 1 (2.08%) Games
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 40 (83.33%) .NET
2 33 (68.75%) HTML
3 32 (66.67%) CSS
4 23 (47.92%) ASP.NET
4 23 (47.92%) jQuery
5 19 (39.58%) CSS3
6 15 (31.25%) ASP.NET MVC
6 15 (31.25%) ASP.NET Web API
7 12 (25.00%) AngularJS
7 12 (25.00%) HTML5
8 9 (18.75%) JSON
9 8 (16.67%) LINQ
9 8 (16.67%) WPF
10 7 (14.58%) .NET Framework
10 7 (14.58%) Twitter Bootstrap
11 6 (12.50%) Aurelia
11 6 (12.50%) Entity Framework
11 6 (12.50%) Lambda Expressions
11 6 (12.50%) REST
11 6 (12.50%) Ruby on Rails
Miscellaneous
1 8 (16.67%) Computer Science
2 7 (14.58%) Mobile App
3 6 (12.50%) Greenfield Project
4 1 (2.08%) Arduino
4 1 (2.08%) Social Media
4 1 (2.08%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 8 (16.67%) Windows
2 4 (8.33%) Android
2 4 (8.33%) Apple iOS
3 1 (2.08%) Linux
3 1 (2.08%) Windows Server
3 1 (2.08%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 20 (41.67%) MVC
3 14 (29.17%) Unit Testing
4 9 (18.75%) Web Development
5 8 (16.67%) MVVM
5 8 (16.67%) TDD
6 7 (14.58%) SDLC
7 6 (12.50%) BDD
7 6 (12.50%) Business Intelligence
7 6 (12.50%) Digital Marketing
7 6 (12.50%) Kanban
7 6 (12.50%) Programme Management
8 5 (10.42%) Collaborative Working
8 5 (10.42%) OO
8 5 (10.42%) Software Engineering
9 4 (8.33%) Android Development
9 4 (8.33%) iOS Development
10 3 (6.25%) Mobile Development
10 3 (6.25%) People Management
10 3 (6.25%) Strategic Thinking
Programming Languages
1 38 (79.17%) JavaScript
2 37 (77.08%) C#
3 14 (29.17%) SQL
4 9 (18.75%) Java
4 9 (18.75%) Python
4 9 (18.75%) T-SQL
5 8 (16.67%) PHP
6 6 (12.50%) Ruby
7 4 (8.33%) PL/SQL
8 3 (6.25%) C
9 1 (2.08%) C++
9 1 (2.08%) PHP 7
9 1 (2.08%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 11 (22.92%) Degree
2 3 (6.25%) HND
3 2 (4.17%) Computer Science Degree
Vendors
1 6 (12.50%) Microsoft
1 6 (12.50%) Oracle
1 6 (12.50%) SAP
1 6 (12.50%) Xamarin
2 4 (8.33%) Google
3 2 (4.17%) Progress
3 2 (4.17%) Twitter
4 1 (2.08%) Adobe
4 1 (2.08%) Facebook
4 1 (2.08%) Sage
4 1 (2.08%) Xero
4 1 (2.08%) Zend