The table below looks at the statistics for the Developer role in IT jobs advertised for the Leeds 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 28 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Developer
Rank 2 3 2
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -1
Permanent jobs requiring a Developer 946 835 701
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leeds 27.01% 22.64% 26.96%
As % of the Job Titles category 28.32% 23.44% 28.21%
Number of salaries quoted 772 672 592
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £26,000 £27,050
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £47,250 £43,400
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 Leeds 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
Leeds
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
3340 3562 2485
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leeds 95.37% 96.58% 95.58%
Number of salaries quoted 2658 2747 1916
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £23,500 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.56%

Developer
Jobs Demand Trend in Leeds

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Developer in the job title across the Leeds region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Developer Jobs Demand Trend in Leeds

Developer
Salary Trend in Leeds

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Developer across the Leeds region.

Developer Salary Trend in Leeds

Developer
Salary Histogram in Leeds

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Developer across the Leeds region over the 3 months to 28 August 2015.

Developer Salary Histogram in Leeds

Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leeds

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, IT jobs across the Leeds 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.

1 840 (45.78%) JavaScript
2 835 (45.50%) Agile Software Development
3 787 (42.89%) .NET
4 706 (38.47%) C#
5 699 (38.09%) HTML
6 687 (37.44%) SQL Server
7 681 (37.11%) SQL
8 574 (31.28%) CSS
9 544 (29.65%) MVC
10 534 (29.10%) ASP.NET
11 409 (22.29%) Java
12 331 (18.04%) TDD
13 319 (17.38%) jQuery
14 296 (16.13%) PHP
15 286 (15.59%) OO
16 278 (15.15%) T-SQL
17 267 (14.55%) ASP.NET MVC
17 267 (14.55%) AngularJS
18 252 (13.73%) HTML5
19 238 (12.97%) Microsoft
20 237 (12.92%) Oracle
21 223 (12.15%) .NET Framework
22 217 (11.83%) Software Engineering
23 214 (11.66%) MySQL
24 210 (11.44%) Continuous Integration
25 194 (10.57%) Scrum
26 184 (10.03%) Finance
27 183 (9.97%) Visual Studio
27 183 (9.97%) Degree
27 183 (9.97%) Mentoring

Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, IT jobs across the Leeds 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
1 106 (5.78%) CMS
2 95 (5.18%) Node.js
3 83 (4.52%) SharePoint
4 54 (2.94%) Apache
5 47 (2.56%) IIS
6 41 (2.23%) WordPress
7 28 (1.53%) WebSphere
7 28 (1.53%) Drupal
8 21 (1.14%) JBoss
9 20 (1.09%) Umbraco
10 19 (1.04%) WebLogic
10 19 (1.04%) Tomcat
11 18 (0.98%) SharePoint 2013
12 16 (0.87%) Mule ESB
12 16 (0.87%) SAS
12 16 (0.87%) Mule
12 16 (0.87%) SharePoint 2010
13 15 (0.82%) Sitecore CMS
14 11 (0.60%) BizTalk Server
15 10 (0.54%) Apache Solr
Applications
1 143 (7.79%) MS Excel
2 28 (1.53%) MS Office
2 28 (1.53%) PowerPivot
3 27 (1.47%) Photoshop
4 15 (0.82%) InfoPath
5 7 (0.38%) Adobe Illustrator
6 5 (0.27%) MS Visio
7 3 (0.16%) Adobe Creative Suite
8 2 (0.11%) InDesign
9 1 (0.054%) FastStats
Business Applications
1 38 (2.07%) Dynamics CRM
2 24 (1.31%) Magento
3 9 (0.49%) Dynamics AX
4 2 (0.11%) Cognos Business Intelligence
4 2 (0.11%) Shopify
4 2 (0.11%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 1 (0.054%) Adobe Campaign
5 1 (0.054%) Unica
Cloud Services
1 63 (3.43%) Microsoft Azure
2 48 (2.62%) Amazon AWS
3 27 (1.47%) Office 365
4 24 (1.31%) Heroku
5 16 (0.87%) SaaS
6 2 (0.11%) PaaS
7 1 (0.054%) GitHub
7 1 (0.054%) MailChimp
7 1 (0.054%) Google Cloud Platform
7 1 (0.054%) Google App Engine
7 1 (0.054%) Cloud Computing
7 1 (0.054%) Force.com
7 1 (0.054%) Amazon EC2
Communications & Networking
1 32 (1.74%) Internet
2 21 (1.14%) HTTP
3 17 (0.93%) Intranet
4 14 (0.76%) VoIP
5 9 (0.49%) Network Security
6 6 (0.33%) Broadband
7 3 (0.16%) SAN
8 2 (0.11%) DNS
8 2 (0.11%) HTTPS
9 1 (0.054%) SSL
9 1 (0.054%) DHCP
9 1 (0.054%) FTP
9 1 (0.054%) TCP/IP
9 1 (0.054%) iBeacon
9 1 (0.054%) IPsec
Database & Business Intelligence
1 687 (37.44%) SQL Server
2 214 (11.66%) MySQL
3 182 (9.92%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 130 (7.08%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 103 (5.61%) SQL Server 2008
6 99 (5.40%) SQL Server 2012
7 88 (4.80%) Relational Database
8 85 (4.63%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 63 (3.43%) Data Warehouse
10 55 (3.00%) MongoDB
10 55 (3.00%) Oracle Database
11 39 (2.13%) PostgreSQL
12 35 (1.91%) Data Mining
13 30 (1.63%) SQL Server 2005
14 29 (1.58%) Microsoft Analysis Services
15 25 (1.36%) Oracle Database 11g
16 23 (1.25%) NoSQL
17 22 (1.20%) OLAP
18 21 (1.14%) RDBMS
19 18 (0.98%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 183 (9.97%) Visual Studio
2 108 (5.89%) Team Foundation Server
3 107 (5.83%) Git (software)
4 44 (2.40%) JUnit
5 40 (2.18%) NUnit
6 39 (2.13%) Subversion
6 39 (2.13%) Maven
7 33 (1.80%) Oracle APEX
8 27 (1.47%) Jenkins
9 26 (1.42%) Selenium
10 23 (1.25%) JIRA
10 23 (1.25%) Eclipse
10 23 (1.25%) MSTest
11 22 (1.20%) Grunt
12 21 (1.14%) Moq
13 18 (0.98%) Jasmine
14 16 (0.87%) Toad
15 13 (0.71%) Cucumber
15 13 (0.71%) Bower
16 12 (0.65%) Xcode
General
1 184 (10.03%) Finance
2 63 (3.43%) Marketing
3 62 (3.38%) Retail
3 62 (3.38%) Games
4 47 (2.56%) Pharmaceutical
5 19 (1.04%) Manufacturing
6 17 (0.93%) Advertising
7 16 (0.87%) Telecoms
8 15 (0.82%) Legal
9 12 (0.65%) Banking
10 11 (0.60%) Back Office
11 8 (0.44%) Local Government
12 6 (0.33%) Law
13 5 (0.27%) Financial Institution
14 4 (0.22%) Electronics
15 3 (0.16%) Front Office
16 1 (0.054%) Automotive
16 1 (0.054%) Publishing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 787 (42.89%) .NET
2 699 (38.09%) HTML
3 574 (31.28%) CSS
4 534 (29.10%) ASP.NET
5 319 (17.38%) jQuery
6 267 (14.55%) ASP.NET MVC
6 267 (14.55%) AngularJS
7 252 (13.73%) HTML5
8 223 (12.15%) .NET Framework
9 169 (9.21%) Web Services
10 167 (9.10%) XML
11 155 (8.45%) WCF
12 148 (8.07%) J2EE
13 146 (7.96%) CSS3
14 129 (7.03%) Spring
15 114 (6.21%) WinForms
16 111 (6.05%) Entity Framework
16 111 (6.05%) RESTful
17 103 (5.61%) Hibernate
18 79 (4.31%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 78 (4.25%) User Experience
2 61 (3.32%) Computer Science
3 53 (2.89%) NHS
4 51 (2.78%) Enterprise Software
5 50 (2.72%) Analytical Skills
6 41 (2.23%) Visualisation
6 41 (2.23%) Mobile App
7 30 (1.63%) iPhone
8 29 (1.58%) Social Media
9 23 (1.25%) Data Integration
10 18 (0.98%) RIA
11 17 (0.93%) Management Information System
11 17 (0.93%) Inversion of Control
12 14 (0.76%) iPad
12 14 (0.76%) BBC
12 14 (0.76%) Mathematics
13 11 (0.60%) N-Tier
14 10 (0.54%) Social Network
15 9 (0.49%) Cryptography
15 9 (0.49%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 138 (7.52%) Linux
2 125 (6.81%) Windows
3 95 (5.18%) Apple iOS
4 92 (5.01%) Android
5 31 (1.69%) UNIX
6 17 (0.93%) Windows Server 2008
7 10 (0.54%) Windows Mobile
8 6 (0.33%) Mac OS X
9 4 (0.22%) Windows CE
9 4 (0.22%) Windows Phone 7
9 4 (0.22%) Windows Phone
10 1 (0.054%) Windows Server 2012
10 1 (0.054%) MVS
10 1 (0.054%) Windows Server 2003
10 1 (0.054%) CentOS
10 1 (0.054%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 1 (0.054%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 835 (45.50%) Agile Software Development
2 544 (29.65%) MVC
3 331 (18.04%) TDD
4 286 (15.59%) OO
5 217 (11.83%) Software Engineering
6 210 (11.44%) Continuous Integration
7 194 (10.57%) Scrum
8 183 (9.97%) Mentoring
9 181 (9.86%) Business Intelligence
10 160 (8.72%) Unit Testing
11 155 (8.45%) E-Commerce
12 138 (7.52%) OOP
13 130 (7.08%) SDLC
14 110 (5.99%) Web Development
15 87 (4.74%) BDD
16 83 (4.52%) Open Source
17 78 (4.25%) Continuous Improvement
18 76 (4.14%) iOS Development
19 74 (4.03%) CRM
20 68 (3.71%) Coaching
Programming Languages
1 840 (45.78%) JavaScript
2 706 (38.47%) C#
3 681 (37.11%) SQL
4 409 (22.29%) Java
5 296 (16.13%) PHP
6 278 (15.15%) T-SQL
7 102 (5.56%) Ruby
8 97 (5.29%) VB.NET
9 74 (4.03%) C++
10 69 (3.76%) PL/SQL
11 68 (3.71%) Python
12 42 (2.29%) VB
13 37 (2.02%) Objective-C
14 33 (1.80%) C
15 29 (1.58%) VB6
16 26 (1.42%) PowerShell
17 16 (0.87%) Groovy
18 14 (0.76%) Perl
19 12 (0.65%) Bash Shell
20 10 (0.54%) Tcl
Qualifications
1 183 (9.97%) Degree
2 23 (1.25%) Security Cleared
3 19 (1.04%) SC Cleared
4 18 (0.98%) Microsoft Certification
5 10 (0.54%) SAS Certification
6 5 (0.27%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
7 4 (0.22%) DV Cleared
7 4 (0.22%) Oracle Certification
8 2 (0.11%) MCTS
9 1 (0.054%) ITIL Certification
9 1 (0.054%) MCP
9 1 (0.054%) MCAD
9 1 (0.054%) MCSD
9 1 (0.054%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 48 (2.62%) QA
2 43 (2.34%) Data Quality
3 17 (0.93%) HL7
4 4 (0.22%) SLA
5 1 (0.054%) WCAG
5 1 (0.054%) WAI
System Software
1 2 (0.11%) Hyper-V
2 1 (0.054%) Xen
2 1 (0.054%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 5 (0.27%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
1 5 (0.27%) Vagrant
2 4 (0.22%) Opscode Chef
2 4 (0.22%) Tivoli
2 4 (0.22%) Puppet
3 2 (0.11%) SCCM
3 2 (0.11%) SCOM
4 1 (0.054%) OpenView
4 1 (0.054%) Graphite
4 1 (0.054%) Rundeck
Vendors
1 238 (12.97%) Microsoft
2 237 (12.92%) Oracle
3 67 (3.65%) Zend
4 50 (2.72%) Sitecore
5 31 (1.69%) Apple
5 31 (1.69%) Xamarin
6 27 (1.47%) Google
7 25 (1.36%) Tableau
8 21 (1.14%) Facebook
9 20 (1.09%) IBM
10 19 (1.04%) Splunk
11 11 (0.60%) BEA
11 11 (0.60%) Sony
11 11 (0.60%) Adobe
11 11 (0.60%) Twitter
12 9 (0.49%) ServiceNow
12 9 (0.49%) Yahoo!
13 8 (0.44%) Sybase
14 7 (0.38%) Epiphany
14 7 (0.38%) hybris
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