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

Location
3 months to
2 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Developer
Rank 2 2 2
Rank change year-on-year
0 0
Permanent jobs requiring a Developer 962 941 768
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leeds 28.92% 25.33% 30.28%
As % of the Job Titles category 30.02% 26.04% 31.57%
Number of salaries quoted 819 798 607
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £34,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +17.64%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £50,000 £43,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £35,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +9.85%
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
3204 3613 2433
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leeds 96.33% 97.25% 95.94%
Number of salaries quoted 2522 2883 1912
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +14.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £25,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £52,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

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 2 July 2015.

Developer Salary Histogram in Leeds

Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leeds

For the 6 months to 2 July 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.

1 865 (45.62%) .NET
1 865 (45.62%) Agile Software Development
2 846 (44.62%) SQL
3 838 (44.20%) JavaScript
4 775 (40.88%) C#
4 775 (40.88%) SQL Server
5 711 (37.50%) HTML
6 632 (33.33%) ASP.NET
7 609 (32.12%) CSS
8 608 (32.07%) MVC
9 386 (20.36%) jQuery
10 358 (18.88%) TDD
11 355 (18.72%) Java
12 337 (17.77%) T-SQL
13 319 (16.82%) PHP
13 319 (16.82%) Microsoft
14 318 (16.77%) ASP.NET MVC
15 309 (16.30%) OO
16 253 (13.34%) HTML5
17 242 (12.76%) Oracle
18 238 (12.55%) .NET Framework
19 232 (12.24%) AngularJS
20 220 (11.60%) Continuous Integration
21 219 (11.55%) Finance
22 216 (11.39%) MySQL
23 209 (11.02%) Business Intelligence
24 204 (10.76%) Scrum
25 196 (10.34%) XML
25 196 (10.34%) Degree
26 180 (9.49%) Software Engineering

Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds by Category

For the 6 months to 2 July 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 99 (5.22%) CMS
2 96 (5.06%) SharePoint
3 68 (3.59%) Node.js
4 58 (3.06%) IIS
4 58 (3.06%) Apache
5 42 (2.22%) Tomcat
5 42 (2.22%) WordPress
6 30 (1.58%) Drupal
7 25 (1.32%) JBoss
8 24 (1.27%) WebSphere
8 24 (1.27%) SharePoint 2010
9 23 (1.21%) SharePoint 2013
10 22 (1.16%) WebLogic
11 21 (1.11%) BizTalk Server
12 16 (0.84%) Umbraco
13 13 (0.69%) SAS
14 8 (0.42%) Mule
14 8 (0.42%) Apache Solr
14 8 (0.42%) NServiceBus
15 7 (0.37%) SilverStripe
Applications
1 174 (9.18%) MS Excel
2 39 (2.06%) Photoshop
2 39 (2.06%) MS Office
3 21 (1.11%) PowerPivot
4 15 (0.79%) InfoPath
5 9 (0.47%) Adobe Illustrator
6 7 (0.37%) MS Visio
7 3 (0.16%) Adobe Creative Suite
Business Applications
1 34 (1.79%) Dynamics CRM
2 28 (1.48%) Magento
3 5 (0.26%) Dynamics AX
4 2 (0.11%) Cognos Business Intelligence
5 1 (0.053%) Shopify
5 1 (0.053%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 62 (3.27%) Microsoft Azure
2 41 (2.16%) Amazon AWS
3 32 (1.69%) Office 365
4 29 (1.53%) Heroku
5 9 (0.47%) SaaS
6 5 (0.26%) MailChimp
7 4 (0.21%) Force.com
8 3 (0.16%) PaaS
9 2 (0.11%) GitHub
10 1 (0.053%) OpenShift
10 1 (0.053%) Google Cloud Platform
10 1 (0.053%) Cloud Computing
10 1 (0.053%) Amazon EC2
10 1 (0.053%) Google App Engine
Communications & Networking
1 35 (1.85%) Intranet
2 34 (1.79%) Internet
3 20 (1.05%) VoIP
4 19 (1.00%) HTTP
5 9 (0.47%) Network Security
6 7 (0.37%) DNS
7 6 (0.32%) Broadband
8 3 (0.16%) LDAP
8 3 (0.16%) SAN
9 2 (0.11%) FTP
9 2 (0.11%) HTTPS
10 1 (0.053%) SSL
10 1 (0.053%) TCP/IP
10 1 (0.053%) DHCP
10 1 (0.053%) IPsec
Database & Business Intelligence
1 775 (40.88%) SQL Server
2 216 (11.39%) MySQL
3 179 (9.44%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 139 (7.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 114 (6.01%) SQL Server 2008
6 107 (5.64%) Relational Database
7 93 (4.91%) SQL Server 2012
7 93 (4.91%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 83 (4.38%) Data Warehouse
9 69 (3.64%) Oracle Database
10 55 (2.90%) MongoDB
11 43 (2.27%) PostgreSQL
12 35 (1.85%) Big Data
13 34 (1.79%) SQL Server 2005
14 31 (1.64%) Microsoft Analysis Services
14 31 (1.64%) QlikView
14 31 (1.64%) Oracle Database 11g
15 30 (1.58%) Data Mining
16 21 (1.11%) RDBMS
17 17 (0.90%) Oracle Database 10g
Development Applications
1 180 (9.49%) Visual Studio
2 125 (6.59%) Team Foundation Server
3 109 (5.75%) Git (software)
4 64 (3.38%) Subversion
5 56 (2.95%) NUnit
6 47 (2.48%) Moq
7 44 (2.32%) MSTest
8 40 (2.11%) Maven
8 40 (2.11%) Oracle APEX
9 36 (1.90%) Selenium
10 34 (1.79%) JUnit
11 28 (1.48%) Grunt
12 26 (1.37%) ReSharper
13 24 (1.27%) Eclipse
13 24 (1.27%) Jenkins
14 23 (1.21%) Jasmine
15 21 (1.11%) SoapUI
16 18 (0.95%) Xcode
16 18 (0.95%) JIRA
17 17 (0.90%) Rhino Mocks
General
1 219 (11.55%) Finance
2 68 (3.59%) Retail
3 50 (2.64%) Pharmaceutical
4 41 (2.16%) Games
5 36 (1.90%) Marketing
6 21 (1.11%) Legal
7 12 (0.63%) Banking
7 12 (0.63%) Back Office
8 9 (0.47%) Telecoms
9 8 (0.42%) Local Government
10 7 (0.37%) Publishing
10 7 (0.37%) Manufacturing
11 5 (0.26%) Law
11 5 (0.26%) Front Office
12 3 (0.16%) Electronics
12 3 (0.16%) Advertising
13 1 (0.053%) Automotive
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 865 (45.62%) .NET
2 711 (37.50%) HTML
3 632 (33.33%) ASP.NET
4 609 (32.12%) CSS
5 386 (20.36%) jQuery
6 318 (16.77%) ASP.NET MVC
7 253 (13.34%) HTML5
8 238 (12.55%) .NET Framework
9 232 (12.24%) AngularJS
10 196 (10.34%) XML
11 169 (8.91%) Web Services
12 168 (8.86%) WCF
13 154 (8.12%) WinForms
14 143 (7.54%) CSS3
15 132 (6.96%) Entity Framework
16 105 (5.54%) J2EE
17 97 (5.12%) RESTful
18 95 (5.01%) ASP.NET Web Forms
19 92 (4.85%) Spring
20 91 (4.80%) Symfony
Miscellaneous
1 69 (3.64%) Mobile App
2 65 (3.43%) User Experience
3 61 (3.22%) Analytical Skills
4 60 (3.16%) Enterprise Software
4 60 (3.16%) NHS
5 42 (2.22%) Social Media
6 38 (2.00%) Computer Science
7 29 (1.53%) Inversion of Control
8 28 (1.48%) Visualisation
9 23 (1.21%) iPhone
9 23 (1.21%) Management Information System
10 21 (1.11%) Private Cloud
11 20 (1.05%) Data Integration
12 18 (0.95%) iPad
13 17 (0.90%) Social Network
13 17 (0.90%) RIA
14 13 (0.69%) Blackberry
15 12 (0.63%) N-Tier
15 12 (0.63%) 3D Graphics
16 10 (0.53%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 166 (8.76%) Windows
2 159 (8.39%) Linux
3 111 (5.85%) Android
4 107 (5.64%) Apple iOS
5 32 (1.69%) UNIX
6 19 (1.00%) Windows Mobile
7 10 (0.53%) Windows Server 2008
8 5 (0.26%) Windows Phone 7
8 5 (0.26%) Windows Phone
8 5 (0.26%) Mac OS X
9 3 (0.16%) Windows CE
10 1 (0.053%) MVS
10 1 (0.053%) Windows Server 2003
10 1 (0.053%) Ubuntu
10 1 (0.053%) AIX
10 1 (0.053%) Solaris
10 1 (0.053%) Windows Server 2012
10 1 (0.053%) CentOS
10 1 (0.053%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 865 (45.62%) Agile Software Development
2 608 (32.07%) MVC
3 358 (18.88%) TDD
4 309 (16.30%) OO
5 220 (11.60%) Continuous Integration
6 209 (11.02%) Business Intelligence
7 204 (10.76%) Scrum
8 180 (9.49%) Software Engineering
9 169 (8.91%) Unit Testing
10 153 (8.07%) E-Commerce
11 139 (7.33%) OOP
12 138 (7.28%) SDLC
13 118 (6.22%) Mentoring
14 112 (5.91%) Web Development
15 91 (4.80%) BDD
16 76 (4.01%) CRM
17 69 (3.64%) Mobile Development
18 66 (3.48%) Migration
18 66 (3.48%) Open Source
19 65 (3.43%) iOS Development
Programming Languages
1 846 (44.62%) SQL
2 838 (44.20%) JavaScript
3 775 (40.88%) C#
4 355 (18.72%) Java
5 337 (17.77%) T-SQL
6 319 (16.82%) PHP
7 130 (6.86%) VB.NET
8 118 (6.22%) Ruby
9 80 (4.22%) C++
10 69 (3.64%) Python
11 66 (3.48%) PL/SQL
12 47 (2.48%) Objective-C
13 46 (2.43%) VB
14 27 (1.42%) C
15 26 (1.37%) VB6
16 20 (1.05%) Perl
17 13 (0.69%) Groovy
17 13 (0.69%) Bash Shell
18 12 (0.63%) Shell Script
19 11 (0.58%) Tcl
Qualifications
1 196 (10.34%) Degree
2 39 (2.06%) Microsoft Certification
3 23 (1.21%) Security Cleared
4 20 (1.05%) SC Cleared
5 10 (0.53%) MCTS
6 9 (0.47%) MCP
6 9 (0.47%) MCAD
6 9 (0.47%) MCSD
7 8 (0.42%) SAS Certification
8 5 (0.26%) Oracle Certification
8 5 (0.26%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
9 4 (0.21%) DV Cleared
10 2 (0.11%) OCPJP
11 1 (0.053%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 51 (2.69%) QA
2 43 (2.27%) Data Quality
3 8 (0.42%) HL7
4 5 (0.26%) SLA
5 2 (0.11%) WCAG
5 2 (0.11%) WAI
System Software
1 21 (1.11%) Hyper-V
2 1 (0.053%) Xen
2 1 (0.053%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 6 (0.32%) Vagrant
2 5 (0.26%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
2 5 (0.26%) Puppet
3 3 (0.16%) Opscode Chef
4 2 (0.11%) OpenView
4 2 (0.11%) SCCM
4 2 (0.11%) SCOM
Vendors
1 319 (16.82%) Microsoft
2 242 (12.76%) Oracle
3 70 (3.69%) Zend
4 42 (2.22%) Apple
5 28 (1.48%) Sitecore
6 27 (1.42%) Facebook
7 25 (1.32%) Xamarin
8 23 (1.21%) Tableau
9 21 (1.11%) Twitter
10 19 (1.00%) Google
11 16 (0.84%) Business Objects
12 15 (0.79%) Salesforce.com
13 11 (0.58%) Adobe
14 10 (0.53%) Sybase
15 9 (0.47%) hybris
16 8 (0.42%) Sony
16 8 (0.42%) IBM
17 7 (0.37%) Yahoo!
17 7 (0.37%) Epiphany
17 7 (0.37%) BT
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