Period
to 22 March 2019

The median annual salary for a Software Developer was £40,000 in advertised job vacancies in Leicestershire during the 6 months to 22 March 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
22 Mar 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 71 49 60
Rank change year-on-year -22 +11 -12
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Developer 55 48 57
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Leicestershire 5.04% 4.79% 4.08%
As % of the Job Titles category 5.19% 4.85% 4.17%
Number of salaries quoted 50 39 57
Leicestershire median annual salary £40,000 £35,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +14.29% -12.50% -
10th Percentile £28,625 £28,500 £31,250
90th Percentile £53,875 £47,500 £60,000
East Midlands median annual salary £40,000 £37,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +6.67% -6.25% +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 1,059 989 1,367
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 97.07% 98.60% 97.92%
Number of salaries quoted 756 889 1,146
Leicestershire median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
10th Percentile £25,500 £25,000 £24,750
90th Percentile £58,750 £57,500 £57,500
East Midlands median annual salary £41,625 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +4.06% - -

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 22 March 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 22 March 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 -22 36 £40,000 +14.29% 7
Loughborough +2 5 £52,500 +75.00%
Hinckley - 5 £35,000 - 1
Ashby-de-la-Zouch - 2 £27,500 -
Software Developer
East Midlands

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

For the 6 months to 22 March 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 44 (80.00%) C#
1 44 (80.00%) .NET
2 40 (72.73%) SQL
3 31 (56.36%) Agile Software Development
4 28 (50.91%) Scrum
5 27 (49.09%) MVC
6 26 (47.27%) ASP.NET
7 25 (45.45%) SQL Server
8 22 (40.00%) Microsoft
9 20 (36.36%) JavaScript
10 19 (34.55%) Unit Testing
10 19 (34.55%) Visual Studio
11 18 (32.73%) ASP.NET MVC
12 16 (29.09%) Microsoft Azure
12 16 (29.09%) .NET Framework
13 14 (25.45%) LINQ
13 14 (25.45%) T-SQL
13 14 (25.45%) HTML
14 13 (23.64%) CSS
15 12 (21.82%) DevOps
16 11 (20.00%) Problem-Solving
16 11 (20.00%) OO
16 11 (20.00%) C++
16 11 (20.00%) JIRA
16 11 (20.00%) Software Engineering
16 11 (20.00%) WPF
16 11 (20.00%) jQuery
17 10 (18.18%) SOA
18 9 (16.36%) OOP
18 9 (16.36%) Team Foundation Server

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 (9.09%) Confluence
1 5 (9.09%) NServiceBus
2 4 (7.27%) IIS
3 2 (3.64%) Apache
3 2 (3.64%) JBoss
3 2 (3.64%) Tomcat
3 2 (3.64%) WebLogic
3 2 (3.64%) WebSphere
Cloud Services
1 16 (29.09%) Microsoft Azure
2 4 (7.27%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (7.27%) Dynamics 365
3 3 (5.45%) SaaS
4 1 (1.82%) Amazon Kinesis
4 1 (1.82%) AWS CloudFormation
4 1 (1.82%) AWS Lambda
4 1 (1.82%) Serverless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 25 (45.45%) SQL Server
2 6 (10.91%) Data Warehouse
2 6 (10.91%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 5 (9.09%) SQLite
4 4 (7.27%) Azure SQL Database
4 4 (7.27%) InterSystems Cache
4 4 (7.27%) Redis
4 4 (7.27%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 2 (3.64%) MySQL
5 2 (3.64%) Oracle Database
5 2 (3.64%) Relational Database
6 1 (1.82%) Amazon DynamoDB
6 1 (1.82%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 19 (34.55%) Visual Studio
2 11 (20.00%) JIRA
3 9 (16.36%) Team Foundation Server
4 7 (12.73%) Visual Studio Team System
5 5 (9.09%) Git (software)
5 5 (9.09%) Jenkins
6 2 (3.64%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 2 (3.64%) Bitbucket
6 2 (3.64%) EasyMock
6 2 (3.64%) JUnit
General
1 5 (9.09%) Pharmaceutical
2 4 (7.27%) Finance
3 1 (1.82%) Back Office
3 1 (1.82%) Games
3 1 (1.82%) Law
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 44 (80.00%) .NET
2 26 (47.27%) ASP.NET
3 18 (32.73%) ASP.NET MVC
4 16 (29.09%) .NET Framework
5 14 (25.45%) HTML
5 14 (25.45%) LINQ
6 13 (23.64%) CSS
7 11 (20.00%) jQuery
7 11 (20.00%) WPF
8 9 (16.36%) WCF
9 8 (14.55%) AngularJS
9 8 (14.55%) Web Services
10 7 (12.73%) REST
11 6 (10.91%) .NET Core
11 6 (10.91%) Ajax
11 6 (10.91%) Entity Framework
11 6 (10.91%) React
11 6 (10.91%) SOAP
11 6 (10.91%) Spring
11 6 (10.91%) WinForms
Miscellaneous
1 8 (14.55%) Self-Motivation
2 6 (10.91%) Greenfield Project
3 3 (5.45%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (3.64%) Mobile App
4 2 (3.64%) Wiki
5 1 (1.82%) Data Centre
5 1 (1.82%) User Experience
5 1 (1.82%) Video\Live Streaming
Operating Systems
1 8 (14.55%) Windows
2 6 (10.91%) Windows Server
3 4 (7.27%) Linux
4 2 (3.64%) CentOS
4 2 (3.64%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (1.82%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (56.36%) Agile Software Development
2 28 (50.91%) Scrum
3 27 (49.09%) MVC
4 19 (34.55%) Unit Testing
5 12 (21.82%) DevOps
6 11 (20.00%) OO
6 11 (20.00%) Problem-Solving
6 11 (20.00%) Software Engineering
7 10 (18.18%) SOA
8 9 (16.36%) OOP
9 8 (14.55%) Kanban
9 8 (14.55%) TDD
9 8 (14.55%) Test Automation
9 8 (14.55%) User Stories
10 7 (12.73%) Logistics
11 6 (10.91%) Multithreading
12 5 (9.09%) Acceptance Criteria
12 5 (9.09%) Computer Science
12 5 (9.09%) Mathematics
12 5 (9.09%) SOLID
Programming Languages
1 44 (80.00%) C#
2 40 (72.73%) SQL
3 20 (36.36%) JavaScript
4 14 (25.45%) T-SQL
5 11 (20.00%) C++
6 6 (10.91%) C
6 6 (10.91%) Python
7 5 (9.09%) Java
8 3 (5.45%) Scala
9 2 (3.64%) TypeScript
10 1 (1.82%) ES6
10 1 (1.82%) VB
10 1 (1.82%) VB6
Qualifications
1 5 (9.09%) Computer Science Degree
1 5 (9.09%) Degree
2 2 (3.64%) BPSS Clearance
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (14.55%) QA
Vendors
1 22 (40.00%) Microsoft
2 4 (7.27%) Oracle
3 2 (3.64%) Red Hat
4 1 (1.82%) Google
4 1 (1.82%) Virgin Media