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 4 September 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
4 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Developer
Rank 6 11 2
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -9
Permanent jobs requiring a Developer 33 32 40
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Halifax 19.76% 18.93% 31.25%
As % of the Job Titles category 20.89% 19.05% 34.48%
Number of salaries quoted 26 30 39
Average salary £38,500 £35,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+10.00% +7.69%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £34,500 £21,500
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £45,000 £40,100
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £36,000
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +6.94%
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
158 168 116
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Halifax 94.61% 99.41% 90.63%
Number of salaries quoted 113 158 95
Average salary £39,750 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+13.57% -
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £21,500 £20,500
10% offered a salary of more than £46,500 £50,000 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.56%

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 4 September 2015.

Developer Salary Histogram in Halifax

Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Halifax

For the 6 months to 4 September 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 44 (55.70%) .NET
2 42 (53.16%) C#
3 40 (50.63%) Web Services
4 38 (48.10%) XML
5 37 (46.84%) SQL
6 34 (43.04%) VB
7 30 (37.97%) Visual Studio
7 30 (37.97%) Software Engineering
8 29 (36.71%) Oracle
9 28 (35.44%) Team Foundation Server
10 26 (32.91%) VSS/SourceSafe
10 26 (32.91%) Project Management
11 24 (30.38%) JavaScript
12 23 (29.11%) MVC
13 22 (27.85%) Retail
14 18 (22.78%) jQuery
15 16 (20.25%) WCF
15 16 (20.25%) PHP
16 15 (18.99%) OOP
17 14 (17.72%) SQL Server
18 13 (16.46%) SOAP
18 13 (16.46%) Google
19 12 (15.19%) Data Integration
19 12 (15.19%) ASP.NET
19 12 (15.19%) OO
19 12 (15.19%) Windows
19 12 (15.19%) MySQL
19 12 (15.19%) HTML
19 12 (15.19%) E-Commerce
19 12 (15.19%) REST

Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Halifax by Category

For the 6 months to 4 September 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 11 (13.92%) Node.js
2 10 (12.66%) CMS
3 5 (6.33%) WebSphere
4 3 (3.80%) SAS
5 2 (2.53%) IIS
Applications
1 1 (1.27%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.27%) HTTP
1 1 (1.27%) SSL
1 1 (1.27%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (17.72%) SQL Server
2 12 (15.19%) MySQL
3 3 (3.80%) SAS Data Integration Studio
3 3 (3.80%) SQL Server 2008
4 2 (2.53%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 2 (2.53%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (1.27%) SQL Server 2000
5 1 (1.27%) Microsoft Analysis Services
5 1 (1.27%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 1 (1.27%) SQL Server 2005
5 1 (1.27%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 1 (1.27%) Crystal Reports
5 1 (1.27%) Oracle Reports
5 1 (1.27%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 30 (37.97%) Visual Studio
2 28 (35.44%) Team Foundation Server
3 26 (32.91%) VSS/SourceSafe
4 5 (6.33%) ClearCase
4 5 (6.33%) ClearQuest
5 4 (5.06%) Subversion
5 4 (5.06%) Git (software)
6 1 (1.27%) Oracle Forms
General
1 22 (27.85%) Retail
2 10 (12.66%) Banking
3 7 (8.86%) Finance
3 7 (8.86%) Games
4 1 (1.27%) Electronics
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 44 (55.70%) .NET
2 40 (50.63%) Web Services
3 38 (48.10%) XML
4 18 (22.78%) jQuery
5 16 (20.25%) WCF
6 13 (16.46%) SOAP
7 12 (15.19%) ASP.NET
7 12 (15.19%) HTML
7 12 (15.19%) REST
8 11 (13.92%) Laravel
8 11 (13.92%) JSON
9 10 (12.66%) WPF
9 10 (12.66%) LAMP
10 9 (11.39%) ASP.NET MVC
11 8 (10.13%) HTML5
11 8 (10.13%) CSS
12 7 (8.86%) Ninject
12 7 (8.86%) KnockoutJS
13 5 (6.33%) Ajax
14 4 (5.06%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 12 (15.19%) Data Integration
2 9 (11.39%) iPhone
3 7 (8.86%) Mobile App
4 6 (7.59%) Analytical Skills
5 5 (6.33%) Management Information System
6 2 (2.53%) Clustering
7 1 (1.27%) RIA
7 1 (1.27%) 3D Graphics
7 1 (1.27%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 12 (15.19%) Windows
2 9 (11.39%) Android
3 5 (6.33%) Linux
3 5 (6.33%) UNIX
4 2 (2.53%) Windows Phone
5 1 (1.27%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (1.27%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (1.27%) Apple iOS
5 1 (1.27%) Windows 8
5 1 (1.27%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (37.97%) Software Engineering
2 26 (32.91%) Project Management
3 23 (29.11%) MVC
4 15 (18.99%) OOP
5 12 (15.19%) OO
5 12 (15.19%) E-Commerce
6 11 (13.92%) OOD
7 10 (12.66%) Configuration Management
7 10 (12.66%) Agile Software Development
8 9 (11.39%) TDD
9 7 (8.86%) Web Application Development
9 7 (8.86%) Domain-Driven Design
9 7 (8.86%) Dependency Injection
10 5 (6.33%) SDLC
10 5 (6.33%) Stakeholder Management
10 5 (6.33%) Service Delivery
11 3 (3.80%) Migration
12 2 (2.53%) Multithreading
12 2 (2.53%) SOA
12 2 (2.53%) ETL
Programming Languages
1 42 (53.16%) C#
2 37 (46.84%) SQL
3 34 (43.04%) VB
4 24 (30.38%) JavaScript
5 16 (20.25%) PHP
6 11 (13.92%) VB.NET
6 11 (13.92%) PHP5
7 2 (2.53%) PowerShell
7 2 (2.53%) T-SQL
7 2 (2.53%) VBScript
7 2 (2.53%) Objective-C
7 2 (2.53%) C++
7 2 (2.53%) Java
8 1 (1.27%) VB6
8 1 (1.27%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 2 (2.53%) Microsoft Certification
1 2 (2.53%) Degree
System Software
1 1 (1.27%) Active Directory
1 1 (1.27%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 29 (36.71%) Oracle
2 13 (16.46%) Google
3 5 (6.33%) IBM
4 4 (5.06%) Microsoft
5 2 (2.53%) Apple
5 2 (2.53%) VMware
6 1 (1.27%) F5
6 1 (1.27%) Veritas
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