The median annual salary for a Software Developer was £45,000 in advertised job vacancies in Leicestershire 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
East Midlands / Leicestershire
Rank 49 30 43
Rank change year-on-year -19 +13  
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Developer 25 38 36
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Leicestershire 3.45% 5.68% 5.09%
As % of the Job Titles category 3.57% 5.78% 5.14%
Number of salaries quoted 24 36 34
Median salary £45,000 £37,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +20.00% -6.25%  
90% offered a salary of more than £31,000 £24,250 £30,400
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £42,500 £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 Leicestershire. 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
Leicestershire
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 701 658 700
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Leicestershire 96.82% 98.36% 99.01%
Number of salaries quoted 548 542 573
Median salary £37,500 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -6.25% -  
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £22,500 £25,000
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 Leicestershire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Leicestershire that featured Software Developer in the job title.

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 3 months to 24 March 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 3 months to 24 March 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Leicester -14 20 £45,000 +24.13% 4
Coalville - 1 £50,000 -
Wigston - 1 £48,840 -
Software Developer
East Midlands

Software Developer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leicestershire

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 Leicestershire region featuring Software Developer in the job title.

1 37 (64.91%) .NET
2 35 (61.40%) C#
3 32 (56.14%) SQL
4 28 (49.12%) HTML
4 28 (49.12%) MVC
5 27 (47.37%) JavaScript
5 27 (47.37%) ASP.NET
6 23 (40.35%) CSS
7 20 (35.09%) ASP.NET MVC
8 18 (31.58%) C++
9 15 (26.32%) Software Engineering
9 15 (26.32%) jQuery
9 15 (26.32%) AngularJS
10 13 (22.81%) SQL Server
11 12 (21.05%) Microsoft
11 12 (21.05%) Agile Software Development
12 11 (19.30%) Python
13 10 (17.54%) HTML5
13 10 (17.54%) Video Processing
13 10 (17.54%) Algorithms
13 10 (17.54%) Visual Studio
13 10 (17.54%) VB.NET
14 9 (15.79%) .NET Framework
15 7 (12.28%) Mobile App
15 7 (12.28%) Image Processing
15 7 (12.28%) Embedded Systems
15 7 (12.28%) Xamarin
15 7 (12.28%) Computer Vision
16 6 (10.53%) MVVM
16 6 (10.53%) WPF

Software Developer Skill Set
Top Related 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 3 (5.26%) IIS
2 1 (1.75%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (1.75%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 3 (5.26%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (22.81%) SQL Server
2 3 (5.26%) SQL Server 2005
2 3 (5.26%) SQL Server 2008
2 3 (5.26%) SQL Server 2012
3 2 (3.51%) MySQL
4 1 (1.75%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (1.75%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 10 (17.54%) Visual Studio
2 5 (8.77%) Subversion
3 4 (7.02%) Git (software)
4 3 (5.26%) CMake
4 3 (5.26%) Grunt
4 3 (5.26%) JIRA
4 3 (5.26%) Maven
4 3 (5.26%) Vagrant
5 2 (3.51%) NUnit
6 1 (1.75%) PHPUnit
6 1 (1.75%) QUnit
6 1 (1.75%) Redmine
6 1 (1.75%) Selenium
6 1 (1.75%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 3 (5.26%) Retail
2 2 (3.51%) Electronics
2 2 (3.51%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 37 (64.91%) .NET
2 28 (49.12%) HTML
3 27 (47.37%) ASP.NET
4 23 (40.35%) CSS
5 20 (35.09%) ASP.NET MVC
6 15 (26.32%) AngularJS
6 15 (26.32%) jQuery
7 10 (17.54%) HTML5
8 9 (15.79%) .NET Framework
9 6 (10.53%) WPF
10 5 (8.77%) CSS3
10 5 (8.77%) WinForms
11 4 (7.02%) Ajax
12 3 (5.26%) JSON
12 3 (5.26%) SOAP
12 3 (5.26%) Web Services
12 3 (5.26%) XHTML
12 3 (5.26%) XML
12 3 (5.26%) XSD
12 3 (5.26%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 10 (17.54%) Algorithms
2 7 (12.28%) Embedded Systems
2 7 (12.28%) Mobile App
3 4 (7.02%) User Experience
4 3 (5.26%) Verilog
4 3 (5.26%) VHDL
5 2 (3.51%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (3.51%) Computer Science
6 1 (1.75%) Data Structures
6 1 (1.75%) EPoS
6 1 (1.75%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
Operating Systems
1 4 (7.02%) Android
1 4 (7.02%) Linux
2 3 (5.26%) Unix
3 1 (1.75%) Windows
3 1 (1.75%) Windows Server
3 1 (1.75%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (49.12%) MVC
2 15 (26.32%) Software Engineering
3 12 (21.05%) Agile Software Development
4 10 (17.54%) Video Processing
5 7 (12.28%) Computer Vision
5 7 (12.28%) Image Processing
6 6 (10.53%) MVVM
7 5 (8.77%) Unit Testing
8 4 (7.02%) Mathematics
8 4 (7.02%) Web Development
9 3 (5.26%) E-Commerce
9 3 (5.26%) Front End Development
9 3 (5.26%) Multithreading
9 3 (5.26%) OO
9 3 (5.26%) Signal Processing
10 2 (3.51%) CQRS
10 2 (3.51%) Project Management
10 2 (3.51%) SDLC
11 1 (1.75%) Scrum
11 1 (1.75%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 35 (61.40%) C#
2 32 (56.14%) SQL
3 27 (47.37%) JavaScript
4 18 (31.58%) C++
5 11 (19.30%) Python
6 10 (17.54%) VB.NET
7 6 (10.53%) Java
7 6 (10.53%) T-SQL
8 4 (7.02%) MATLAB
9 3 (5.26%) Bash Shell
9 3 (5.26%) ES6
9 3 (5.26%) Groovy
9 3 (5.26%) PHP
9 3 (5.26%) Shell Script
10 1 (1.75%) C
10 1 (1.75%) Scala
10 1 (1.75%) VB
10 1 (1.75%) VB6
Qualifications
1 2 (3.51%) Degree
2 1 (1.75%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.75%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 1 (1.75%) Firmware
Vendors
1 12 (21.05%) Microsoft
2 7 (12.28%) Xamarin
3 1 (1.75%) Zend
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