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 12 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
12 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Developer
Rank 10 2 1
Rank change year-on-year
-8 -1
Permanent jobs requiring a Developer 32 43 83
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Halifax 19.75% 31.39% 40.89%
As % of the Job Titles category 19.88% 34.13% 41.29%
Number of salaries quoted 30 42 65
Average salary £37,500 £34,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+10.29% -2.85%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £21,600 £21,300
10% offered a salary of more than £45,250 £39,450 £38,000
UK excluding London average salary £38,000 £36,000 £36,500
% change year-on-year
+5.55% -1.36%
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
161 126 201
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Halifax 99.38% 91.97% 99.01%
Number of salaries quoted 151 103 163
Average salary £35,000 £35,000 £36,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -4.10%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £19,750 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £55,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,500 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+1.26% +2.59%

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 12 September 2014.

Developer Salary Histogram in Halifax

Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Halifax

For the 6 months to 12 September 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 54 (59.34%) .NET
2 51 (56.04%) SQL
3 48 (52.75%) C#
4 39 (42.86%) XML
5 35 (38.46%) Web Services
6 33 (36.26%) Software Engineering
7 30 (32.97%) JavaScript
8 28 (30.77%) SQL Server
8 28 (30.77%) MVC
9 25 (27.47%) HTML
10 24 (26.37%) Agile Software Development
11 21 (23.08%) Project Management
12 20 (21.98%) Visual Studio
13 19 (20.88%) SOAP
13 19 (20.88%) Finance
14 18 (19.78%) T-SQL
15 17 (18.68%) CSS
16 14 (15.38%) WSDL
16 14 (15.38%) UDDI
16 14 (15.38%) .NET Framework
17 12 (13.19%) Team Foundation Server
18 11 (12.09%) WCF
18 11 (12.09%) Oracle
18 11 (12.09%) VB
19 10 (10.99%) PHP
19 10 (10.99%) ASP.NET
19 10 (10.99%) MySQL
20 9 (9.89%) OO
20 9 (9.89%) jQuery
20 9 (9.89%) VB6

Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Halifax by Category

For the 6 months to 12 September 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 (3.30%) IIS
2 2 (2.20%) SAS
3 1 (1.10%) WordPress
3 1 (1.10%) Apache
Applications
1 1 (1.10%) Photoshop
1 1 (1.10%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (1.10%) Cognos TM1
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.10%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 28 (30.77%) SQL Server
2 10 (10.99%) MySQL
3 7 (7.69%) SQL Server 2008
4 6 (6.59%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 5 (5.49%) Data Warehouse
6 4 (4.40%) Crystal Reports
6 4 (4.40%) SQL Server 2012
7 3 (3.30%) PostgreSQL
8 2 (2.20%) Oracle Database
8 2 (2.20%) Oracle Database 11g
8 2 (2.20%) SQL Server 2005
9 1 (1.10%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 1 (1.10%) SAS Data Integration Studio
9 1 (1.10%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 1 (1.10%) Star Schema
9 1 (1.10%) SQLPlus
9 1 (1.10%) OLAP
Development Applications
1 20 (21.98%) Visual Studio
2 12 (13.19%) Team Foundation Server
3 6 (6.59%) VSS/SourceSafe
4 2 (2.20%) ReSharper
5 1 (1.10%) Selenium
5 1 (1.10%) WebDriver
5 1 (1.10%) JUnit
General
1 19 (20.88%) Finance
2 5 (5.49%) Legal
3 2 (2.20%) Publishing
3 2 (2.20%) Banking
4 1 (1.10%) Financial Institution
4 1 (1.10%) Military
4 1 (1.10%) Manufacturing
4 1 (1.10%) Advertising
4 1 (1.10%) Aerospace
4 1 (1.10%) Automotive
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 54 (59.34%) .NET
2 39 (42.86%) XML
3 35 (38.46%) Web Services
4 25 (27.47%) HTML
5 19 (20.88%) SOAP
6 17 (18.68%) CSS
7 14 (15.38%) UDDI
7 14 (15.38%) WSDL
7 14 (15.38%) .NET Framework
8 11 (12.09%) WCF
9 10 (10.99%) ASP.NET
10 9 (9.89%) jQuery
11 8 (8.79%) HTML5
12 7 (7.69%) CSS3
13 6 (6.59%) Sass
13 6 (6.59%) LESS
13 6 (6.59%) ASP.NET MVC
14 4 (4.40%) Spring
15 3 (3.30%) Ruby on Rails
15 3 (3.30%) WebSockets
Miscellaneous
1 1 (1.10%) E-Learning
1 1 (1.10%) Video Editing
1 1 (1.10%) iSeries
1 1 (1.10%) Social Media
1 1 (1.10%) Enterprise Software
1 1 (1.10%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 8 (8.79%) UNIX
1 8 (8.79%) Linux
2 3 (3.30%) Windows
3 1 (1.10%) Android
3 1 (1.10%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 33 (36.26%) Software Engineering
2 28 (30.77%) MVC
3 24 (26.37%) Agile Software Development
4 21 (23.08%) Project Management
5 9 (9.89%) OO
6 7 (7.69%) OOP
6 7 (7.69%) ETL
6 7 (7.69%) Business Intelligence
7 6 (6.59%) Systems Analysis
7 6 (6.59%) Technical Architecture
8 5 (5.49%) Unit Testing
9 4 (4.40%) UML
10 3 (3.30%) Scrum
10 3 (3.30%) TDD
10 3 (3.30%) Asset Management
10 3 (3.30%) OOA/OOD
10 3 (3.30%) RUP
10 3 (3.30%) Waterfall
11 2 (2.20%) Mentoring
11 2 (2.20%) Coaching
Programming Languages
1 51 (56.04%) SQL
2 48 (52.75%) C#
3 30 (32.97%) JavaScript
4 18 (19.78%) T-SQL
5 11 (12.09%) VB
6 10 (10.99%) PHP
7 9 (9.89%) VB6
8 7 (7.69%) COBOL
9 6 (6.59%) PHP5
9 6 (6.59%) CoffeeScript
10 5 (5.49%) Java
10 5 (5.49%) VB.NET
11 3 (3.30%) Ruby
11 3 (3.30%) C++
11 3 (3.30%) PL/SQL
12 2 (2.20%) VBScript
12 2 (2.20%) Assembly Language
12 2 (2.20%) Shell Script
13 1 (1.10%) ActionScript
13 1 (1.10%) Python
Qualifications
1 1 (1.10%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (4.40%) QA
2 2 (2.20%) Data Quality
3 1 (1.10%) Basel II
System Software
1 1 (1.10%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
Systems Management
1 1 (1.10%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 11 (12.09%) Oracle
2 8 (8.79%) Microsoft
3 4 (4.40%) Twitter
4 3 (3.30%) Facebook
5 2 (2.20%) IBM
6 1 (1.10%) Adobe
6 1 (1.10%) Cognos
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