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 20 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
20 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Developer
Rank 10 2 1
Rank change year-on-year
-8 -1
Permanent jobs requiring a Developer 30 42 82
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Halifax 16.95% 32.06% 41.84%
As % of the Job Titles category 17.05% 35.59% 42.27%
Number of salaries quoted 29 39 60
Average salary £35,000 £37,000 £36,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.40% +1.36%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,300 £21,500 £22,300
10% offered a salary of more than £40,500 £44,800 £38,100
UK excluding London average salary £38,500 £36,000 £36,000
% change year-on-year
+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
176 118 194
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Halifax 99.44% 90.08% 98.98%
Number of salaries quoted 164 99 148
Average salary £35,000 £37,500 £36,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.66% +2.73%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,500 £21,500 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £60,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +1.29%

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 20 August 2014.

Developer Salary Histogram in Halifax

Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Halifax

For the 6 months to 20 August 2014, 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 53 (60.92%) .NET
2 45 (51.72%) SQL
3 43 (49.43%) C#
4 32 (36.78%) XML
5 30 (34.48%) JavaScript
6 29 (33.33%) SQL Server
6 29 (33.33%) Web Services
6 29 (33.33%) MVC
7 28 (32.18%) HTML
8 26 (29.89%) Software Engineering
9 20 (22.99%) CSS
10 18 (20.69%) T-SQL
11 17 (19.54%) SOAP
11 17 (19.54%) Finance
11 17 (19.54%) Project Management
12 16 (18.39%) Visual Studio
13 15 (17.24%) Agile Software Development
14 14 (16.09%) .NET Framework
14 14 (16.09%) ASP.NET
15 12 (13.79%) UDDI
15 12 (13.79%) WSDL
15 12 (13.79%) jQuery
16 11 (12.64%) PHP
17 10 (11.49%) MySQL
18 9 (10.34%) VB
18 9 (10.34%) OO
18 9 (10.34%) Microsoft
18 9 (10.34%) VB6
18 9 (10.34%) ASP.NET MVC
19 8 (9.20%) HTML5

Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Halifax by Category

For the 6 months to 20 August 2014, 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 3 (3.45%) IIS
2 1 (1.15%) Apache
2 1 (1.15%) WordPress
Applications
1 1 (1.15%) Photoshop
1 1 (1.15%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (1.15%) Cognos TM1
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.15%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 29 (33.33%) SQL Server
2 10 (11.49%) MySQL
3 8 (9.20%) SQL Server 2008
4 7 (8.05%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 5 (5.75%) Data Warehouse
6 4 (4.60%) Crystal Reports
6 4 (4.60%) SQL Server 2012
7 3 (3.45%) PostgreSQL
8 2 (2.30%) Oracle Database
8 2 (2.30%) Oracle Database 11g
8 2 (2.30%) SQL Server 2005
9 1 (1.15%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 1 (1.15%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 1 (1.15%) Star Schema
9 1 (1.15%) SQLPlus
9 1 (1.15%) OLAP
Development Applications
1 16 (18.39%) Visual Studio
2 8 (9.20%) Team Foundation Server
3 2 (2.30%) VSS/SourceSafe
3 2 (2.30%) ReSharper
4 1 (1.15%) Selenium
4 1 (1.15%) WebDriver
4 1 (1.15%) JUnit
General
1 17 (19.54%) Finance
2 5 (5.75%) Legal
3 2 (2.30%) Publishing
4 1 (1.15%) Military
4 1 (1.15%) Banking
4 1 (1.15%) Manufacturing
4 1 (1.15%) Advertising
4 1 (1.15%) Aerospace
4 1 (1.15%) Automotive
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 53 (60.92%) .NET
2 32 (36.78%) XML
3 29 (33.33%) Web Services
4 28 (32.18%) HTML
5 20 (22.99%) CSS
6 17 (19.54%) SOAP
7 14 (16.09%) ASP.NET
7 14 (16.09%) .NET Framework
8 12 (13.79%) UDDI
8 12 (13.79%) WSDL
8 12 (13.79%) jQuery
9 9 (10.34%) ASP.NET MVC
10 8 (9.20%) HTML5
10 8 (9.20%) WCF
11 7 (8.05%) CSS3
12 6 (6.90%) Sass
12 6 (6.90%) LESS
13 4 (4.60%) Spring
14 3 (3.45%) Ruby on Rails
14 3 (3.45%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 1 (1.15%) E-Learning
1 1 (1.15%) Video Editing
1 1 (1.15%) iSeries
1 1 (1.15%) Social Media
1 1 (1.15%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 8 (9.20%) UNIX
1 8 (9.20%) Linux
2 3 (3.45%) Windows
3 2 (2.30%) Android
3 2 (2.30%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (33.33%) MVC
2 26 (29.89%) Software Engineering
3 17 (19.54%) Project Management
4 15 (17.24%) Agile Software Development
5 9 (10.34%) OO
6 8 (9.20%) ETL
6 8 (9.20%) Business Intelligence
7 7 (8.05%) OOP
8 6 (6.90%) Systems Analysis
8 6 (6.90%) Technical Architecture
8 6 (6.90%) Unit Testing
9 4 (4.60%) UML
9 4 (4.60%) Scrum
10 3 (3.45%) TDD
10 3 (3.45%) Asset Management
10 3 (3.45%) Migration
10 3 (3.45%) OOA/OOD
10 3 (3.45%) RUP
10 3 (3.45%) Waterfall
11 2 (2.30%) Responsive Web Design
Programming Languages
1 45 (51.72%) SQL
2 43 (49.43%) C#
3 30 (34.48%) JavaScript
4 18 (20.69%) T-SQL
5 11 (12.64%) PHP
6 9 (10.34%) VB
6 9 (10.34%) VB6
7 7 (8.05%) COBOL
8 6 (6.90%) PHP5
8 6 (6.90%) CoffeeScript
9 5 (5.75%) Java
9 5 (5.75%) VB.NET
10 3 (3.45%) Ruby
10 3 (3.45%) C++
10 3 (3.45%) PL/SQL
10 3 (3.45%) VBScript
11 2 (2.30%) Assembly Language
11 2 (2.30%) Shell Script
12 1 (1.15%) ActionScript
12 1 (1.15%) Python
Qualifications
1 1 (1.15%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (4.60%) QA
2 2 (2.30%) Data Quality
System Software
1 1 (1.15%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
Systems Management
1 1 (1.15%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 9 (10.34%) Microsoft
2 8 (9.20%) Oracle
3 4 (4.60%) Twitter
4 3 (3.45%) Facebook
5 2 (2.30%) IBM
6 1 (1.15%) Cognos
6 1 (1.15%) Adobe
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