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 30 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Developer
Rank 12 9 1
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -8
Permanent jobs requiring a Developer 25 35 90
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Halifax 14.04% 18.72% 43.90%
As % of the Job Titles category 14.20% 20.83% 44.33%
Number of salaries quoted 21 31 84
Average salary £45,000 £34,000 £34,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+32.35% -
UK excluding London average salary £38,750 £37,500 £36,000
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +4.16%
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
176 168 203
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Halifax 98.88% 89.84% 99.02%
Number of salaries quoted 144 128 164
Average salary £40,000 £30,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+33.33% -14.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £20,000 £20,500
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £45,000 £50,000
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 30 January 2015.

Developer Salary Histogram in Halifax

Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Halifax

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 52 (82.54%) SQL
2 47 (74.60%) C#
3 43 (68.25%) XML
4 40 (63.49%) Web Services
4 40 (63.49%) Software Engineering
5 36 (57.14%) .NET
6 34 (53.97%) Project Management
7 27 (42.86%) VB
8 25 (39.68%) Oracle
8 25 (39.68%) Visual Studio
8 25 (39.68%) Team Foundation Server
9 22 (34.92%) VSS/SourceSafe
10 14 (22.22%) MVC
10 14 (22.22%) JavaScript
11 12 (19.05%) Finance
12 11 (17.46%) UDDI
12 11 (17.46%) WSDL
12 11 (17.46%) SOAP
13 9 (14.29%) SQL Server
14 8 (12.70%) WCF
15 7 (11.11%) VB6
16 6 (9.52%) jQuery
16 6 (9.52%) VB.NET
16 6 (9.52%) CSS
17 5 (7.94%) COBOL
18 4 (6.35%) HTML
18 4 (6.35%) ASP.NET
18 4 (6.35%) SAS
19 3 (4.76%) TDD
19 3 (4.76%) Banking

Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Halifax by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 4 (6.35%) SAS
2 2 (3.17%) CMS
Business Applications
1 2 (3.17%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (1.59%) Cognos TM1
2 1 (1.59%) BASE24
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.59%) ATM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (14.29%) SQL Server
2 3 (4.76%) Crystal Reports
3 2 (3.17%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (1.59%) Oracle Database 11g
4 1 (1.59%) Oracle Database
4 1 (1.59%) SAS Data Integration Studio
4 1 (1.59%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (1.59%) OLAP
Development Applications
1 25 (39.68%) Visual Studio
1 25 (39.68%) Team Foundation Server
2 22 (34.92%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 12 (19.05%) Finance
2 3 (4.76%) Banking
2 3 (4.76%) Legal
2 3 (4.76%) Financial Institution
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 43 (68.25%) XML
2 40 (63.49%) Web Services
3 36 (57.14%) .NET
4 11 (17.46%) UDDI
4 11 (17.46%) WSDL
4 11 (17.46%) SOAP
5 8 (12.70%) WCF
6 6 (9.52%) jQuery
6 6 (9.52%) CSS
7 4 (6.35%) HTML
7 4 (6.35%) ASP.NET
8 3 (4.76%) CSS3
8 3 (4.76%) XHTML
8 3 (4.76%) J2EE
9 2 (3.17%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
9 2 (3.17%) Ajax
9 2 (3.17%) .NET Framework
10 1 (1.59%) Classic ASP
Miscellaneous
1 3 (4.76%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (3.17%) Mainframe
2 2 (3.17%) Mobile App
2 2 (3.17%) VSAM
3 1 (1.59%) Computer Science
3 1 (1.59%) Cryptography
3 1 (1.59%) Embedded Systems
3 1 (1.59%) EMV
Operating Systems
1 2 (3.17%) UNIX
1 2 (3.17%) zOS
2 1 (1.59%) Windows
2 1 (1.59%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 40 (63.49%) Software Engineering
2 34 (53.97%) Project Management
3 14 (22.22%) MVC
4 3 (4.76%) TDD
4 3 (4.76%) Asset Management
4 3 (4.76%) Mentoring
4 3 (4.76%) Data Modelling
4 3 (4.76%) OOD
4 3 (4.76%) OOA/OOD
4 3 (4.76%) OO
5 2 (3.17%) ERP
5 2 (3.17%) ITIL
5 2 (3.17%) Web Design
5 2 (3.17%) Service Management
5 2 (3.17%) SEO
5 2 (3.17%) Workflow
5 2 (3.17%) Configuration Management
5 2 (3.17%) Agile Software Development
5 2 (3.17%) Unit Testing
5 2 (3.17%) Business Analysis
Programming Languages
1 52 (82.54%) SQL
2 47 (74.60%) C#
3 27 (42.86%) VB
4 14 (22.22%) JavaScript
5 7 (11.11%) VB6
6 6 (9.52%) VB.NET
7 5 (7.94%) COBOL
8 3 (4.76%) Java
9 2 (3.17%) T-SQL
9 2 (3.17%) Assembly Language
9 2 (3.17%) REXX
9 2 (3.17%) X++
10 1 (1.59%) Lua
10 1 (1.59%) VBScript
10 1 (1.59%) C
10 1 (1.59%) C++
Qualifications
1 1 (1.59%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.59%) Basel II
System Software
1 2 (3.17%) RACF
1 2 (3.17%) ACF2
Systems Management
1 2 (3.17%) Tivoli
1 2 (3.17%) CA Endevor
Vendors
1 25 (39.68%) Oracle
2 2 (3.17%) IBM
2 2 (3.17%) Microsoft
3 1 (1.59%) Applix
3 1 (1.59%) Cognos
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