Period
to 21 September 2018

The median annual salary for a Software Developer was £39,000 in advertised job vacancies in Leicestershire during the 6 months to 21 September 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
21 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 46 34 24
Rank change year-on-year -12 -10 +36
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Developer 52 55 119
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Leicestershire 5.56% 5.87% 8.20%
As % of the Job Titles category 5.69% 5.99% 8.33%
Number of salaries quoted 45 76 123
Leicestershire median annual salary £39,000 £39,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - -8.24% -
10th Percentile £27,750 £27,000 £30,000
90th Percentile £50,600 £57,500 £55,000
East Midlands median annual salary £40,000 £39,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +2.56% -2.50% -

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 914 918 1,429
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 97.65% 97.97% 98.42%
Number of salaries quoted 814 774 1,206
Leicestershire median annual salary £40,000 £39,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.56% -2.50% +2.56%
10th Percentile £26,250 £22,500 £24,000
90th Percentile £60,000 £54,500 £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 21 September 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 21 September 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 -20 34 £38,000 -2.56% 6
Lutterworth - 2 £48,750 - 1
Market Harborough -2 1 £45,000 -
Ashby-de-la-Zouch - 1 £40,000 - 2
Hinckley - 1 £42,500 - 1
Software Developer
East Midlands

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

For the 6 months to 21 September 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 43 (82.69%) C#
2 42 (80.77%) .NET
3 38 (73.08%) JavaScript
4 36 (69.23%) MVC
5 35 (67.31%) SQL Server
6 34 (65.38%) HTML
6 34 (65.38%) CSS
7 31 (59.62%) Agile Software Development
8 30 (57.69%) AngularJS
9 29 (55.77%) ASP.NET
9 29 (55.77%) SQL
9 29 (55.77%) Microsoft
10 28 (53.85%) jQuery
11 25 (48.08%) HTML5
12 21 (40.38%) Scrum
13 20 (38.46%) T-SQL
13 20 (38.46%) ASP.NET MVC
14 15 (28.85%) KnockoutJS
14 15 (28.85%) Web Development
15 14 (26.92%) Ajax
15 14 (26.92%) Spring
15 14 (26.92%) Software Engineering
16 13 (25.00%) OO
17 12 (23.08%) Migration
18 9 (17.31%) React
18 9 (17.31%) C++
18 9 (17.31%) Team Foundation Server
19 8 (15.38%) Degree
19 8 (15.38%) ASP.NET Web API
19 8 (15.38%) DevOps

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 7 (13.46%) SharePoint
2 6 (11.54%) Apache
2 6 (11.54%) Confluence
3 5 (9.62%) IIS
Applications
1 1 (1.92%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (1.92%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (1.92%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 5 (9.62%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (1.92%) GitHub
2 1 (1.92%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.92%) Bluetooth
Database & Business Intelligence
1 35 (67.31%) SQL Server
2 3 (5.77%) Microsoft Analysis Services
3 2 (3.85%) Data Warehouse
3 2 (3.85%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 1 (1.92%) GIS
4 1 (1.92%) MariaDB
4 1 (1.92%) MySQL
4 1 (1.92%) Relational Database
4 1 (1.92%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 9 (17.31%) Team Foundation Server
2 7 (13.46%) Jenkins
3 6 (11.54%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 6 (11.54%) Bitbucket
3 6 (11.54%) EasyMock
3 6 (11.54%) JIRA
3 6 (11.54%) JUnit
4 5 (9.62%) Visual Studio
5 3 (5.77%) Xcode
6 2 (3.85%) Git (software)
7 1 (1.92%) Ant
7 1 (1.92%) DbUnit
7 1 (1.92%) Eclipse
7 1 (1.92%) Mercurial
7 1 (1.92%) PHPUnit
7 1 (1.92%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 3 (5.77%) Retail
2 1 (1.92%) Law
2 1 (1.92%) Pharmaceutical
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 42 (80.77%) .NET
2 34 (65.38%) CSS
2 34 (65.38%) HTML
3 30 (57.69%) AngularJS
4 29 (55.77%) ASP.NET
5 28 (53.85%) jQuery
6 25 (48.08%) HTML5
7 20 (38.46%) ASP.NET MVC
8 15 (28.85%) KnockoutJS
9 14 (26.92%) Ajax
9 14 (26.92%) Spring
10 9 (17.31%) React
11 8 (15.38%) ASP.NET Web API
11 8 (15.38%) Razor View Engine
12 7 (13.46%) .NET Framework
12 7 (13.46%) ASP.NET Web Forms
12 7 (13.46%) JSON
12 7 (13.46%) RESTful
13 6 (11.54%) Java EE
13 6 (11.54%) JSF
Miscellaneous
1 6 (11.54%) Wiki
2 4 (7.69%) Greenfield Project
2 4 (7.69%) LIMS
3 2 (3.85%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (1.92%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 7 (13.46%) Linux
2 6 (11.54%) CentOS
2 6 (11.54%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 5 (9.62%) Windows
4 4 (7.69%) Apple iOS
5 2 (3.85%) Windows Server
6 1 (1.92%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 36 (69.23%) MVC
2 31 (59.62%) Agile Software Development
3 21 (40.38%) Scrum
4 15 (28.85%) Web Development
5 14 (26.92%) Software Engineering
6 13 (25.00%) OO
7 12 (23.08%) Migration
8 8 (15.38%) DevOps
9 7 (13.46%) Information Management
9 7 (13.46%) ITIL
10 6 (11.54%) Cybersecurity
10 6 (11.54%) Dependency Injection
10 6 (11.54%) OOD
10 6 (11.54%) OOP
10 6 (11.54%) Open Source
10 6 (11.54%) Requirements Analysis
10 6 (11.54%) Service Delivery
10 6 (11.54%) Unit Testing
11 5 (9.62%) SDLC
11 5 (9.62%) SOLID
Programming Languages
1 43 (82.69%) C#
2 38 (73.08%) JavaScript
3 29 (55.77%) SQL
4 20 (38.46%) T-SQL
5 9 (17.31%) C++
6 7 (13.46%) Python
7 6 (11.54%) Java
8 4 (7.69%) VB.NET
8 4 (7.69%) VBA
9 3 (5.77%) Objective-C
9 3 (5.77%) PL/SQL
10 1 (1.92%) C
10 1 (1.92%) PHP
10 1 (1.92%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 8 (15.38%) Degree
2 6 (11.54%) BPSS Clearance
3 1 (1.92%) MBCS
3 1 (1.92%) SC Cleared
3 1 (1.92%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (9.62%) SLA
2 3 (5.77%) QA
System Software
1 1 (1.92%) Firmware
Vendors
1 29 (55.77%) Microsoft
2 6 (11.54%) Red Hat
3 2 (3.85%) Google
4 1 (1.92%) Atmel
4 1 (1.92%) DevExpress
4 1 (1.92%) Telerik
4 1 (1.92%) Twitter
4 1 (1.92%) VMware
4 1 (1.92%) Zend