Period
to 13 December 2018

The median annual salary for a Software Developer was £38,500 in advertised job vacancies in Leicestershire during the 6 months to 13 December 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
13 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 52 44 40
Rank change year-on-year -8 -4 +33
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Developer 56 46 81
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Leicestershire 6.09% 4.78% 5.71%
As % of the Job Titles category 6.21% 4.87% 5.79%
Number of salaries quoted 45 55 80
Leicestershire median annual salary £38,500 £39,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -1.28% -8.24% +9.68%
10th Percentile £27,600 £31,250 £32,450
90th Percentile £53,750 £45,000 £52,500
East Midlands median annual salary £40,000 £38,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +3.90% -3.75% +14.29%

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 902 945 1,398
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 98.04% 98.13% 98.52%
Number of salaries quoted 697 838 1,211
Leicestershire median annual salary £42,000 £37,500 £41,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +12.00% -8.54% +3.80%
10th Percentile £26,250 £25,000 £25,000
90th Percentile £60,000 £56,250 £55,000
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 13 December 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 13 December 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 -13 32 £39,250 +4.67% 3
Loughborough +2 4 £50,000 +28.21% 2
Ashby-de-la-Zouch - 3 £33,750 -
Market Harborough +9 1 £45,000 +38.46% 1
Hinckley - 1 £42,500 -
Lutterworth - 1 £52,500 - 2
Software Developer
East Midlands

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

For the 6 months to 13 December 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 45 (80.36%) C#
2 41 (73.21%) .NET
3 38 (67.86%) Agile Software Development
4 35 (62.50%) SQL
5 31 (55.36%) SQL Server
6 30 (53.57%) Microsoft
6 30 (53.57%) Scrum
7 29 (51.79%) MVC
8 28 (50.00%) ASP.NET
9 27 (48.21%) JavaScript
10 23 (41.07%) HTML
11 22 (39.29%) CSS
12 20 (35.71%) T-SQL
12 20 (35.71%) AngularJS
13 18 (32.14%) jQuery
13 18 (32.14%) Spring
14 17 (30.36%) Ajax
14 17 (30.36%) ASP.NET MVC
14 17 (30.36%) HTML5
15 15 (26.79%) KnockoutJS
16 14 (25.00%) Software Engineering
16 14 (25.00%) Web Development
17 12 (21.43%) C++
17 12 (21.43%) OO
17 12 (21.43%) Python
17 12 (21.43%) DevOps
18 10 (17.86%) Migration
18 10 (17.86%) QA
18 10 (17.86%) Team Foundation Server
19 9 (16.07%) .NET Framework

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 8 (14.29%) Apache
1 8 (14.29%) Confluence
2 4 (7.14%) NServiceBus
3 2 (3.57%) IIS
3 2 (3.57%) SharePoint
Business Applications
1 1 (1.79%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 3 (5.36%) SaaS
2 2 (3.57%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (1.79%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (1.79%) Office 365
Database & Business Intelligence
1 31 (55.36%) SQL Server
2 5 (8.93%) Data Warehouse
3 3 (5.36%) Relational Database
3 3 (5.36%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (1.79%) GIS
4 1 (1.79%) MariaDB
4 1 (1.79%) Microsoft Analysis Services
4 1 (1.79%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 10 (17.86%) Team Foundation Server
2 9 (16.07%) Jenkins
3 8 (14.29%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 8 (14.29%) Bitbucket
3 8 (14.29%) EasyMock
3 8 (14.29%) JIRA
3 8 (14.29%) JUnit
3 8 (14.29%) Visual Studio
4 4 (7.14%) Visual Studio Team System
5 1 (1.79%) Ant
5 1 (1.79%) DbUnit
5 1 (1.79%) Eclipse
5 1 (1.79%) Git (software)
5 1 (1.79%) Mercurial
5 1 (1.79%) PHPUnit
5 1 (1.79%) Xcode
General
1 5 (8.93%) Pharmaceutical
2 3 (5.36%) Retail
3 1 (1.79%) Law
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 41 (73.21%) .NET
2 28 (50.00%) ASP.NET
3 23 (41.07%) HTML
4 22 (39.29%) CSS
5 20 (35.71%) AngularJS
6 18 (32.14%) jQuery
6 18 (32.14%) Spring
7 17 (30.36%) Ajax
7 17 (30.36%) ASP.NET MVC
7 17 (30.36%) HTML5
8 15 (26.79%) KnockoutJS
9 9 (16.07%) .NET Framework
10 8 (14.29%) EJB
10 8 (14.29%) Java EE
10 8 (14.29%) JSF
10 8 (14.29%) WPF
11 7 (12.50%) Razor View Engine
12 6 (10.71%) ASP.NET Web API
12 6 (10.71%) JSON
13 5 (8.93%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 8 (14.29%) Wiki
2 6 (10.71%) Self-Motivation
3 4 (7.14%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (7.14%) LIMS
4 3 (5.36%) Greenfield Project
5 1 (1.79%) Data Centre
5 1 (1.79%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (1.79%) Video\Live Streaming
Operating Systems
1 9 (16.07%) Linux
2 8 (14.29%) CentOS
2 8 (14.29%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 7 (12.50%) Windows
4 4 (7.14%) Windows Server
5 1 (1.79%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 38 (67.86%) Agile Software Development
2 30 (53.57%) Scrum
3 29 (51.79%) MVC
4 14 (25.00%) Software Engineering
4 14 (25.00%) Web Development
5 12 (21.43%) DevOps
5 12 (21.43%) OO
6 10 (17.86%) Migration
7 9 (16.07%) ITIL
8 8 (14.29%) Cybersecurity
8 8 (14.29%) OOD
8 8 (14.29%) OOP
8 8 (14.29%) Open Source
8 8 (14.29%) Requirements Analysis
8 8 (14.29%) Service Delivery
8 8 (14.29%) SOA
9 6 (10.71%) SDLC
10 5 (8.93%) Customer Requirements
10 5 (8.93%) SOLID
10 5 (8.93%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 45 (80.36%) C#
2 35 (62.50%) SQL
3 27 (48.21%) JavaScript
4 20 (35.71%) T-SQL
5 12 (21.43%) C++
5 12 (21.43%) Python
6 8 (14.29%) Java
7 4 (7.14%) C
7 4 (7.14%) VB.NET
8 1 (1.79%) Objective-C
8 1 (1.79%) PHP
8 1 (1.79%) VBA
Qualifications
1 8 (14.29%) BPSS Clearance
2 1 (1.79%) Degree
2 1 (1.79%) MBCS
2 1 (1.79%) SC Cleared
2 1 (1.79%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (17.86%) QA
2 5 (8.93%) SLA
Vendors
1 30 (53.57%) Microsoft
2 8 (14.29%) Red Hat
3 1 (1.79%) DevExpress
3 1 (1.79%) Google
3 1 (1.79%) Telerik
3 1 (1.79%) Virgin Media
3 1 (1.79%) VMware
3 1 (1.79%) Zend