The median annual salary for a Software Developer was £39,500 in advertised job vacancies in Leicestershire during the 3 months to 25 June 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
3 months to
25 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 31 20 42
Rank change year-on-year -11 +22  
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Developer 34 66 35
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Leicestershire 6.65% 9.61% 4.79%
As % of the Job Titles category 6.79% 9.72% 4.90%
Number of salaries quoted 34 63 33
Median salary £39,500 £42,500 £43,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -7.05% -1.16%  
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £35,000 £30,300
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £52,500 £46,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

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 501 679 715
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Leicestershire 98.04% 98.84% 97.95%
Number of salaries quoted 414 570 604
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 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £54,968 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +2.40% +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 25 June 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 25 June 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 +3 31 £39,000 -8.23% 5
Loughborough -3 2 £40,000 -5.88%
Software Developer
East Midlands

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

For the 6 months to 25 June 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 47 (79.66%) .NET
2 44 (74.58%) C#
3 33 (55.93%) SQL
4 30 (50.85%) ASP.NET
5 26 (44.07%) SQL Server
6 25 (42.37%) MVC
7 23 (38.98%) HTML
8 21 (35.59%) CSS
9 20 (33.90%) ASP.NET MVC
10 19 (32.20%) AngularJS
10 19 (32.20%) JavaScript
11 18 (30.51%) Mobile App
12 17 (28.81%) Microsoft
13 14 (23.73%) Xamarin
14 13 (22.03%) Agile Software Development
15 12 (20.34%) jQuery
16 11 (18.64%) Degree
16 11 (18.64%) Computer Science
16 11 (18.64%) Finance
17 10 (16.95%) CSS3
18 9 (15.25%) Computer Science Degree
18 9 (15.25%) Web Development
18 9 (15.25%) Software Engineering
19 8 (13.56%) Manufacturing
19 8 (13.56%) Electronics
19 8 (13.56%) Visual Studio
19 8 (13.56%) PHP
20 7 (11.86%) TDD
20 7 (11.86%) Unit Testing
21 6 (10.17%) Marketing

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 3 (5.08%) OpenEdge
2 1 (1.69%) SharePoint
Applications
1 2 (3.39%) Moqups
Business Applications
1 4 (6.78%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 2 (3.39%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 2 (3.39%) Amazon AWS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 26 (44.07%) SQL Server
2 2 (3.39%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (1.69%) MySQL
3 1 (1.69%) Relational Database
3 1 (1.69%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 8 (13.56%) Visual Studio
2 2 (3.39%) Git (software)
2 2 (3.39%) Subversion
3 1 (1.69%) NUnit
3 1 (1.69%) Octopus Deploy
3 1 (1.69%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (1.69%) TeamCity
General
1 11 (18.64%) Finance
2 8 (13.56%) Electronics
2 8 (13.56%) Manufacturing
3 6 (10.17%) Marketing
4 4 (6.78%) Telecoms
5 2 (3.39%) Advertising
5 2 (3.39%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 47 (79.66%) .NET
2 30 (50.85%) ASP.NET
3 23 (38.98%) HTML
4 21 (35.59%) CSS
5 20 (33.90%) ASP.NET MVC
6 19 (32.20%) AngularJS
7 12 (20.34%) jQuery
8 10 (16.95%) CSS3
9 6 (10.17%) HTML5
9 6 (10.17%) WPF
10 4 (6.78%) Ruby on Rails
10 4 (6.78%) Web Services
11 3 (5.08%) WinForms
12 2 (3.39%) Apache Cordova
12 2 (3.39%) HTML5 Canvas
12 2 (3.39%) Laravel
12 2 (3.39%) LESS
12 2 (3.39%) Sass
12 2 (3.39%) Semantic HTML
12 2 (3.39%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 18 (30.51%) Mobile App
2 11 (18.64%) Computer Science
3 3 (5.08%) Algorithms
3 3 (5.08%) Greenfield Project
4 2 (3.39%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (3.39%) Arduino
4 2 (3.39%) Social Media
5 1 (1.69%) EPoS
5 1 (1.69%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 4 (6.78%) Windows
2 2 (3.39%) Android
2 2 (3.39%) Apple iOS
2 2 (3.39%) Windows Server
3 1 (1.69%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (1.69%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (42.37%) MVC
2 13 (22.03%) Agile Software Development
3 9 (15.25%) Software Engineering
3 9 (15.25%) Web Development
4 7 (11.86%) TDD
4 7 (11.86%) Unit Testing
5 6 (10.17%) MVVM
6 5 (8.47%) CRM
6 5 (8.47%) Image Processing
7 4 (6.78%) BDD
7 4 (6.78%) Business Intelligence
7 4 (6.78%) Digital Marketing
7 4 (6.78%) Kanban
7 4 (6.78%) Programme Management
7 4 (6.78%) SDLC
8 2 (3.39%) Android Development
8 2 (3.39%) Front End Development
8 2 (3.39%) iOS Development
8 2 (3.39%) Mobile Application Development
8 2 (3.39%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 44 (74.58%) C#
2 33 (55.93%) SQL
3 19 (32.20%) JavaScript
4 8 (13.56%) PHP
5 6 (10.17%) C++
5 6 (10.17%) Java
5 6 (10.17%) T-SQL
6 5 (8.47%) C
6 5 (8.47%) Embedded C
7 4 (6.78%) Python
7 4 (6.78%) Ruby
8 2 (3.39%) PHP 7
8 2 (3.39%) VB.NET
9 1 (1.69%) VB
9 1 (1.69%) VB6
Qualifications
1 11 (18.64%) Degree
2 9 (15.25%) Computer Science Degree
3 1 (1.69%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.69%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 5 (8.47%) Firmware
Vendors
1 17 (28.81%) Microsoft
2 14 (23.73%) Xamarin
3 4 (6.78%) SAP
4 3 (5.08%) Oracle
4 3 (5.08%) Progress
5 2 (3.39%) Adobe
5 2 (3.39%) Facebook
5 2 (3.39%) Google
5 2 (3.39%) Twitter
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