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 22 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Developer
Rank 4 7 6
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -1
Permanent jobs requiring a Developer 42 57 36
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Halifax 24.14% 16.24% 21.69%
As % of the Job Titles category 25.61% 16.72% 22.93%
Number of salaries quoted 28 55 27
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 £38,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +10.00%
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
164 341 157
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Halifax 94.25% 97.15% 94.58%
Number of salaries quoted 113 281 114
Average salary £29,000 £40,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-27.50% +23.07%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £22,500 £21,000
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £47,500 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

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 22 May 2015.

Developer Salary Histogram in Halifax

Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Halifax

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 47 (67.14%) .NET
2 41 (58.57%) SQL
3 40 (57.14%) C#
4 36 (51.43%) VB
5 31 (44.29%) Software Engineering
6 29 (41.43%) Oracle
6 29 (41.43%) XML
7 28 (40.00%) Web Services
8 26 (37.14%) Visual Studio
9 25 (35.71%) Team Foundation Server
10 24 (34.29%) VSS/SourceSafe
11 23 (32.86%) Project Management
12 18 (25.71%) ASP.NET
13 13 (18.57%) Retail
13 13 (18.57%) jQuery
14 12 (17.14%) Banking
14 12 (17.14%) SQL Server
14 12 (17.14%) VB.NET
14 12 (17.14%) MVC
15 11 (15.71%) HTML
15 11 (15.71%) JavaScript
15 11 (15.71%) CSS
15 11 (15.71%) WCF
16 10 (14.29%) Google
16 10 (14.29%) Configuration Management
17 9 (12.86%) Android
17 9 (12.86%) iPhone
17 9 (12.86%) ASP.NET MVC
18 8 (11.43%) Windows
18 8 (11.43%) Finance

Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Halifax by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 (10.00%) Node.js
2 5 (7.14%) WebSphere
3 2 (2.86%) SAS
3 2 (2.86%) CMS
4 1 (1.43%) IIS
Business Applications
1 1 (1.43%) BASE24
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.43%) ATM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (17.14%) SQL Server
2 5 (7.14%) MySQL
3 2 (2.86%) SAS Data Integration Studio
4 1 (1.43%) Crystal Reports
4 1 (1.43%) Oracle Reports
4 1 (1.43%) SQL Server 2000
4 1 (1.43%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (1.43%) SQL Server 2005
4 1 (1.43%) Microsoft Analysis Services
4 1 (1.43%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (1.43%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 1 (1.43%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 26 (37.14%) Visual Studio
2 25 (35.71%) Team Foundation Server
3 24 (34.29%) VSS/SourceSafe
4 5 (7.14%) ClearQuest
4 5 (7.14%) ClearCase
5 1 (1.43%) Subversion
General
1 13 (18.57%) Retail
2 12 (17.14%) Banking
3 8 (11.43%) Finance
4 7 (10.00%) Games
5 5 (7.14%) Legal
6 1 (1.43%) Electronics
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 47 (67.14%) .NET
2 29 (41.43%) XML
3 28 (40.00%) Web Services
4 18 (25.71%) ASP.NET
5 13 (18.57%) jQuery
6 11 (15.71%) HTML
6 11 (15.71%) CSS
6 11 (15.71%) WCF
7 9 (12.86%) ASP.NET MVC
8 7 (10.00%) Ninject
8 7 (10.00%) KnockoutJS
9 5 (7.14%) CSS3
9 5 (7.14%) XHTML
10 4 (5.71%) Classic ASP
10 4 (5.71%) Laravel
11 3 (4.29%) SOAP
11 3 (4.29%) JSON
11 3 (4.29%) REST
12 2 (2.86%) HTML5
12 2 (2.86%) Cocoa Touch
Miscellaneous
1 9 (12.86%) iPhone
2 7 (10.00%) Mobile App
3 6 (8.57%) Analytical Skills
4 5 (7.14%) Management Information System
5 4 (5.71%) Data Integration
6 1 (1.43%) 3D Graphics
6 1 (1.43%) EMV
6 1 (1.43%) Cryptography
6 1 (1.43%) RIA
6 1 (1.43%) Data Extraction
Operating Systems
1 9 (12.86%) Android
2 8 (11.43%) Windows
3 7 (10.00%) UNIX
4 6 (8.57%) Linux
5 2 (2.86%) Windows Phone
6 1 (1.43%) Windows 8
6 1 (1.43%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (44.29%) Software Engineering
2 23 (32.86%) Project Management
3 12 (17.14%) MVC
4 10 (14.29%) Configuration Management
5 7 (10.00%) Dependency Injection
5 7 (10.00%) Domain-Driven Design
5 7 (10.00%) Web Application Development
5 7 (10.00%) Agile Software Development
5 7 (10.00%) TDD
6 5 (7.14%) OO
6 5 (7.14%) Stakeholder Management
6 5 (7.14%) Service Delivery
7 4 (5.71%) OOD
7 4 (5.71%) Migration
8 3 (4.29%) OOP
8 3 (4.29%) E-Commerce
9 1 (1.43%) OOA/OOD
9 1 (1.43%) ETL
9 1 (1.43%) Asset Management
9 1 (1.43%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 41 (58.57%) SQL
2 40 (57.14%) C#
3 36 (51.43%) VB
4 12 (17.14%) VB.NET
5 11 (15.71%) JavaScript
6 6 (8.57%) VB6
7 5 (7.14%) PHP
8 4 (5.71%) VBScript
9 3 (4.29%) COBOL
9 3 (4.29%) PHP5
10 2 (2.86%) Objective-C
10 2 (2.86%) Java
11 1 (1.43%) C++
11 1 (1.43%) VBA
Qualifications
1 2 (2.86%) Degree
1 2 (2.86%) Microsoft Certification
Vendors
1 29 (41.43%) Oracle
2 10 (14.29%) Google
3 5 (7.14%) IBM
4 2 (2.86%) Microsoft
4 2 (2.86%) Apple
5 1 (1.43%) Teradata
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