The table below looks at the statistics for the Developer role in IT jobs advertised for the Halifax region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Developer in their job title over the 3 months to 17 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
17 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Developer
Rank 6 8 4
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -4
Permanent jobs requiring a Developer 38 58 41
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Halifax 21.35% 15.51% 24.40%
As % of the Job Titles category 21.97% 16.76% 25.47%
Number of salaries quoted 27 52 34
Average salary £45,000 £37,500 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+20.00% +25.00%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +8.57%
Developer
West Yorkshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the Halifax region. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of permanent jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
Halifax
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
173 346 161
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Halifax 97.19% 92.51% 95.83%
Number of salaries quoted 86 281 118
Average salary £40,000 £35,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+14.28% +7.69%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £21,000 £21,000
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £47,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

Developer
Jobs Demand Trend in Halifax

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Developer in the job title across the Halifax region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Developer Jobs Demand Trend in Halifax

Developer
Salary Trend in Halifax

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Developer across the Halifax region.

Developer Salary Trend in Halifax

Developer
Salary Histogram in Halifax

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Developer across the Halifax region over the 3 months to 17 April 2015.

Developer Salary Histogram in Halifax

Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Halifax

For the 6 months to 17 April 2015, IT jobs across the Halifax region that cited Developer in their job title mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled with Developer in their job title.

1 43 (65.15%) .NET
2 42 (63.64%) C#
3 41 (62.12%) SQL
4 37 (56.06%) VB
5 31 (46.97%) Software Engineering
6 30 (45.45%) Oracle
7 29 (43.94%) XML
8 27 (40.91%) Visual Studio
8 27 (40.91%) Web Services
8 27 (40.91%) Team Foundation Server
9 24 (36.36%) Project Management
9 24 (36.36%) VSS/SourceSafe
10 14 (21.21%) ASP.NET
11 13 (19.70%) Banking
11 13 (19.70%) WCF
12 12 (18.18%) SQL Server
12 12 (18.18%) VB.NET
13 11 (16.67%) Configuration Management
14 10 (15.15%) jQuery
14 10 (15.15%) Retail
14 10 (15.15%) MVC
15 9 (13.64%) Finance
15 9 (13.64%) CSS
15 9 (13.64%) Agile Software Development
15 9 (13.64%) TDD
15 9 (13.64%) Mobile App
16 7 (10.61%) Web Application Development
16 7 (10.61%) KnockoutJS
16 7 (10.61%) Android
16 7 (10.61%) iPhone

Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Halifax by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 2015, IT jobs across the Halifax region that cited Developer in their job title mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled with Developer in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 7 (10.61%) Node.js
2 5 (7.58%) WebSphere
3 2 (3.03%) CMS
4 1 (1.52%) IIS
Business Applications
1 2 (3.03%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (1.52%) BASE24
2 1 (1.52%) Cognos TM1
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.52%) ATM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (18.18%) SQL Server
2 2 (3.03%) Data Warehouse
2 2 (3.03%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (1.52%) Oracle Database
3 1 (1.52%) MySQL
3 1 (1.52%) Oracle Database 11g
3 1 (1.52%) OLAP
Development Applications
1 27 (40.91%) Visual Studio
1 27 (40.91%) Team Foundation Server
2 24 (36.36%) VSS/SourceSafe
3 5 (7.58%) ClearCase
3 5 (7.58%) ClearQuest
4 1 (1.52%) Subversion
General
1 13 (19.70%) Banking
2 10 (15.15%) Retail
3 9 (13.64%) Finance
4 7 (10.61%) Games
5 5 (7.58%) Legal
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 43 (65.15%) .NET
2 29 (43.94%) XML
3 27 (40.91%) Web Services
4 14 (21.21%) ASP.NET
5 13 (19.70%) WCF
6 10 (15.15%) jQuery
7 9 (13.64%) CSS
8 7 (10.61%) ASP.NET MVC
8 7 (10.61%) HTML
8 7 (10.61%) KnockoutJS
8 7 (10.61%) Ninject
9 5 (7.58%) CSS3
9 5 (7.58%) XHTML
10 2 (3.03%) Classic ASP
10 2 (3.03%) Entity Framework
10 2 (3.03%) Ajax
10 2 (3.03%) .NET Framework
11 1 (1.52%) SOAP
11 1 (1.52%) J2EE
11 1 (1.52%) UDDI
Miscellaneous
1 9 (13.64%) Mobile App
2 7 (10.61%) iPhone
3 6 (9.09%) Analytical Skills
4 5 (7.58%) Management Information System
5 1 (1.52%) Cryptography
5 1 (1.52%) VSAM
5 1 (1.52%) Data Extraction
5 1 (1.52%) Data Integration
5 1 (1.52%) EMV
5 1 (1.52%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 7 (10.61%) UNIX
1 7 (10.61%) Android
2 6 (9.09%) Linux
3 5 (7.58%) Windows
4 1 (1.52%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (46.97%) Software Engineering
2 24 (36.36%) Project Management
3 11 (16.67%) Configuration Management
4 10 (15.15%) MVC
5 9 (13.64%) Agile Software Development
5 9 (13.64%) TDD
6 7 (10.61%) Domain-Driven Design
6 7 (10.61%) Dependency Injection
6 7 (10.61%) Web Application Development
7 5 (7.58%) Stakeholder Management
7 5 (7.58%) Service Delivery
8 3 (4.55%) Mentoring
9 2 (3.03%) Business Analysis
9 2 (3.03%) Software Testing
9 2 (3.03%) Unit Testing
9 2 (3.03%) Migration
9 2 (3.03%) SEO
9 2 (3.03%) Web Design
9 2 (3.03%) ERP
10 1 (1.52%) OOD
Programming Languages
1 42 (63.64%) C#
2 41 (62.12%) SQL
3 37 (56.06%) VB
4 12 (18.18%) VB.NET
5 7 (10.61%) VB6
6 6 (9.09%) JavaScript
7 4 (6.06%) COBOL
8 2 (3.03%) X++
8 2 (3.03%) T-SQL
8 2 (3.03%) VBScript
9 1 (1.52%) Java
9 1 (1.52%) PHP
9 1 (1.52%) VBA
9 1 (1.52%) Assembly Language
9 1 (1.52%) REXX
System Software
1 1 (1.52%) RACF
1 1 (1.52%) ACF2
Systems Management
1 1 (1.52%) Tivoli
1 1 (1.52%) CA Endevor
Vendors
1 30 (45.45%) Oracle
2 7 (10.61%) Google
3 6 (9.09%) IBM
4 2 (3.03%) Microsoft
5 1 (1.52%) Teradata
5 1 (1.52%) Applix
5 1 (1.52%) Cognos
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