Period
to 25 February 2018

The median annual salary for a Software Developer was £35,000 in advertised job vacancies in Leicestershire during the 6 months to 25 February 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
25 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 44 55 48
Rank change year-on-year +11 -7 +1
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Developer 42 59 67
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Leicestershire 4.33% 4.26% 4.77%
As % of the Job Titles category 4.38% 4.34% 4.85%
Number of salaries quoted 35 60 90
Leicestershire median annual salary £35,000 £40,000 £38,750
Median salary % change year-on-year -12.50% +3.23% -3.13%
10th Percentile £26,250 £31,125 £25,325
90th Percentile £45,000 £52,500 £57,500
East Midlands median annual salary £37,500 £40,000 £36,250
% change year-on-year -6.25% +10.34% -3.33%

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 960 1,361 1,381
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 98.87% 98.27% 98.36%
Number of salaries quoted 855 1,172 1,171
Leicestershire median annual salary £37,500 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -6.25% - -
10th Percentile £25,000 £24,750 £24,500
90th Percentile £57,500 £55,000 £60,000
East Midlands median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,690
% change year-on-year - +0.78% -0.78%

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 25 February 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 25 February 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 +9 27 £35,000 -6.67% 10
Market Harborough -1 9 £32,500 -7.14%
Loughborough +13 1 £30,000 -29.41% 1
Coalville +1 1 £35,000 -26.32%
Software Developer
East Midlands

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

For the 6 months to 25 February 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 41 (97.62%) C#
2 36 (85.71%) JavaScript
3 34 (80.95%) .NET
4 32 (76.19%) SQL Server
5 31 (73.81%) MVC
6 29 (69.05%) ASP.NET
6 29 (69.05%) CSS
6 29 (69.05%) HTML
6 29 (69.05%) jQuery
7 27 (64.29%) ASP.NET MVC
8 26 (61.90%) SQL
8 26 (61.90%) Agile Software Development
9 17 (40.48%) ASP.NET Web API
10 15 (35.71%) T-SQL
11 14 (33.33%) Microsoft
11 14 (33.33%) LINQ
11 14 (33.33%) Greenfield Project
12 13 (30.95%) OO
13 12 (28.57%) Software Engineering
13 12 (28.57%) AngularJS
14 11 (26.19%) PL/SQL
15 10 (23.81%) Data Science
16 9 (21.43%) XML
16 9 (21.43%) Degree
16 9 (21.43%) JSON
17 8 (19.05%) C++
17 8 (19.05%) SOAP
17 8 (19.05%) Web Services
17 8 (19.05%) ASP.NET Web Forms
18 7 (16.67%) XSLT

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 1 (2.38%) CMS
1 1 (2.38%) SharePoint
1 1 (2.38%) Umbraco
Cloud Services
1 2 (4.76%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 3 (7.14%) DAB
2 1 (2.38%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 32 (76.19%) SQL Server
2 4 (9.52%) MySQL
2 4 (9.52%) Relational Database
3 3 (7.14%) Big Data
4 1 (2.38%) GIS
4 1 (2.38%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (2.38%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 7 (16.67%) MSTest
1 7 (16.67%) NUnit
2 2 (4.76%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (4.76%) Visual Studio
3 1 (2.38%) Git (software)
3 1 (2.38%) JIRA
3 1 (2.38%) Moq
General
1 5 (11.90%) Retail
2 3 (7.14%) Telecoms
3 1 (2.38%) Games
3 1 (2.38%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 34 (80.95%) .NET
2 29 (69.05%) ASP.NET
2 29 (69.05%) CSS
2 29 (69.05%) HTML
2 29 (69.05%) jQuery
3 27 (64.29%) ASP.NET MVC
4 17 (40.48%) ASP.NET Web API
5 14 (33.33%) LINQ
6 12 (28.57%) AngularJS
7 9 (21.43%) JSON
7 9 (21.43%) XML
8 8 (19.05%) ASP.NET Web Forms
8 8 (19.05%) SOAP
8 8 (19.05%) Web Services
9 7 (16.67%) HTML5
9 7 (16.67%) Silverlight
9 7 (16.67%) Twitter Bootstrap
9 7 (16.67%) WCF
9 7 (16.67%) WF
9 7 (16.67%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 14 (33.33%) Greenfield Project
2 6 (14.29%) Computer Science
3 1 (2.38%) Mobile App
3 1 (2.38%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 4 (9.52%) Android
1 4 (9.52%) Apple iOS
2 1 (2.38%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (73.81%) MVC
2 26 (61.90%) Agile Software Development
3 13 (30.95%) OO
4 12 (28.57%) Software Engineering
5 10 (23.81%) Data Science
6 7 (16.67%) Continuous Integration
6 7 (16.67%) Machine Learning
6 7 (16.67%) MVVM
6 7 (16.67%) UML
6 7 (16.67%) Unit Testing
6 7 (16.67%) Use Case
7 5 (11.90%) Collaborative Working
8 4 (9.52%) iOS Development
8 4 (9.52%) OOP
9 3 (7.14%) Android Development
9 3 (7.14%) Mobile Development
9 3 (7.14%) People Management
9 3 (7.14%) Strategic Thinking
10 2 (4.76%) SDLC
11 1 (2.38%) Issue Tracking
Programming Languages
1 41 (97.62%) C#
2 36 (85.71%) JavaScript
3 26 (61.90%) SQL
4 15 (35.71%) T-SQL
5 11 (26.19%) PL/SQL
6 8 (19.05%) C++
7 4 (9.52%) Java
8 3 (7.14%) Python
9 1 (2.38%) Apple Swift
9 1 (2.38%) Objective-C
9 1 (2.38%) PHP
9 1 (2.38%) VB.NET
9 1 (2.38%) VBA
Qualifications
1 9 (21.43%) Degree
2 3 (7.14%) HND
Vendors
1 14 (33.33%) Microsoft
2 6 (14.29%) Xamarin
3 5 (11.90%) Google
4 4 (9.52%) Oracle
5 1 (2.38%) Twitter
5 1 (2.38%) Zend