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

Location
3 months to
15 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Developer
Rank 3 1 1
Rank change year-on-year
-2 0
Permanent jobs requiring a Developer 823 723 955
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leeds 21.95% 27.42% 33.24%
As % of the Job Titles category 22.70% 28.58% 34.43%
Number of salaries quoted 664 625 861
Average salary £37,500 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% -
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £27,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
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 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
3626 2530 2774
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leeds 96.69% 95.94% 96.55%
Number of salaries quoted 2790 1986 2281
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% +1.35%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,000 £25,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £52,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,500 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+1.26% +2.59%

Developer
Jobs Demand Trend in 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 15 September 2014.

Developer Salary Histogram in Leeds

Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leeds

For the 6 months to 15 September 2014, 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.

1 864 (48.92%) .NET
2 794 (44.96%) SQL
3 786 (44.51%) C#
4 693 (39.24%) Agile Software Development
5 667 (37.77%) SQL Server
6 579 (32.79%) HTML
7 578 (32.73%) JavaScript
8 546 (30.92%) ASP.NET
9 527 (29.84%) MVC
10 485 (27.46%) CSS
11 461 (26.10%) Java
12 352 (19.93%) Oracle
13 339 (19.20%) jQuery
14 313 (17.72%) Microsoft
15 289 (16.36%) .NET Framework
16 266 (15.06%) ASP.NET MVC
17 257 (14.55%) T-SQL
18 250 (14.16%) XML
19 239 (13.53%) J2EE
20 230 (13.02%) Spring
21 227 (12.85%) TDD
22 220 (12.46%) Scrum
22 220 (12.46%) Web Services
23 217 (12.29%) OO
24 213 (12.06%) Degree
25 203 (11.49%) E-Commerce
26 198 (11.21%) Finance
27 190 (10.76%) Business Intelligence
27 190 (10.76%) PHP
28 187 (10.59%) WCF

Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds by Category

For the 6 months to 15 September 2014, 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
1 178 (10.08%) Tomcat
2 145 (8.21%) WebLogic
3 76 (4.30%) WebSphere
4 71 (4.02%) CMS
5 56 (3.17%) SharePoint
6 53 (3.00%) IIS
7 50 (2.83%) Apache
8 43 (2.43%) BizTalk Server
9 41 (2.32%) WordPress
10 35 (1.98%) WebLogic Portal
11 33 (1.87%) Drupal
12 30 (1.70%) Node.js
13 17 (0.96%) SharePoint 2013
14 16 (0.91%) SharePoint 2010
15 15 (0.85%) NServiceBus
15 15 (0.85%) Oracle SOA Suite
16 13 (0.74%) Umbraco
17 9 (0.51%) Apache Solr
17 9 (0.51%) SharePoint Server
18 8 (0.45%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 146 (8.27%) MS Excel
2 42 (2.38%) Photoshop
3 17 (0.96%) Adobe Illustrator
4 14 (0.79%) MS Office
5 7 (0.40%) InfoPath
5 7 (0.40%) PowerPivot
6 2 (0.11%) InDesign
6 2 (0.11%) Acrobat
6 2 (0.11%) Fireworks
Business Applications
1 44 (2.49%) Magento
2 20 (1.13%) Dynamics CRM
3 4 (0.23%) Dynamics AX
3 4 (0.23%) Cognos Business Intelligence
4 3 (0.17%) osCommerce
5 2 (0.11%) Oracle Applications
5 2 (0.11%) SalesLogix
5 2 (0.11%) Google Analytics
Cloud Services
1 20 (1.13%) SaaS
2 15 (0.85%) Force.com
3 7 (0.40%) Microsoft Azure
4 6 (0.34%) MailChimp
5 1 (0.057%) Rackspace Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 56 (3.17%) Internet
2 55 (3.11%) HTTP
3 32 (1.81%) AMQP
4 31 (1.76%) LDAP
5 25 (1.42%) Intranet
6 10 (0.57%) HTTPS
6 10 (0.57%) SAN
7 6 (0.34%) TCP/IP
8 5 (0.28%) Extranet
8 5 (0.28%) NAS
9 3 (0.17%) SNMP
10 1 (0.057%) FTP
10 1 (0.057%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 667 (37.77%) SQL Server
2 172 (9.74%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 162 (9.17%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 160 (9.06%) SQL Server 2008
5 152 (8.61%) MySQL
6 144 (8.15%) Relational Database
7 115 (6.51%) SQL Server 2012
7 115 (6.51%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 111 (6.29%) Oracle Database
9 99 (5.61%) SQL Server 2005
10 98 (5.55%) RDBMS
11 93 (5.27%) Data Warehouse
12 50 (2.83%) Oracle Database 11g
13 44 (2.49%) Big Data
14 36 (2.04%) Microsoft Analysis Services
15 33 (1.87%) Oracle OWB
16 32 (1.81%) NoSQL
17 26 (1.47%) Oracle Database 10g
18 22 (1.25%) Oracle Reports
19 12 (0.68%) Oracle BI Publisher
Development Applications
1 147 (8.32%) Maven
2 128 (7.25%) Visual Studio
3 109 (6.17%) Subversion
4 103 (5.83%) JUnit
5 96 (5.44%) Hudson
6 89 (5.04%) Team Foundation Server
7 57 (3.23%) Selenium
8 55 (3.11%) Oracle APEX
9 37 (2.10%) Git (software)
10 30 (1.70%) JBehave
10 30 (1.70%) NUnit
10 30 (1.70%) Cucumber
11 28 (1.59%) JMeter
12 27 (1.53%) Oracle Forms
13 26 (1.47%) MSTest
14 23 (1.30%) Eclipse
15 21 (1.19%) SpecFlow
15 21 (1.19%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
16 19 (1.08%) Octopus Deploy
17 18 (1.02%) Moq
General
1 198 (11.21%) Finance
2 64 (3.62%) Retail
3 34 (1.93%) Banking
3 34 (1.93%) Telecoms
4 32 (1.81%) Marketing
5 28 (1.59%) Advertising
6 22 (1.25%) Legal
7 17 (0.96%) Games
8 12 (0.68%) Law
9 11 (0.62%) Financial Institution
10 10 (0.57%) Back Office
11 7 (0.40%) Automotive
12 6 (0.34%) Pharmaceutical
13 4 (0.23%) Multimedia
14 3 (0.17%) Manufacturing
14 3 (0.17%) Publishing
15 2 (0.11%) Front Office
15 2 (0.11%) Interactive Media
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 864 (48.92%) .NET
2 579 (32.79%) HTML
3 546 (30.92%) ASP.NET
4 485 (27.46%) CSS
5 339 (19.20%) jQuery
6 289 (16.36%) .NET Framework
7 266 (15.06%) ASP.NET MVC
8 250 (14.16%) XML
9 239 (13.53%) J2EE
10 230 (13.02%) Spring
11 220 (12.46%) Web Services
12 187 (10.59%) WCF
13 170 (9.63%) HTML5
14 135 (7.64%) WinForms
15 119 (6.74%) WPF
15 119 (6.74%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
16 107 (6.06%) Hibernate
17 91 (5.15%) Apache Flex
18 87 (4.93%) BlazeDS
19 85 (4.81%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 91 (5.15%) Analytical Skills
2 59 (3.34%) Open Source
2 59 (3.34%) Computer Science
3 58 (3.28%) Enterprise Software
4 45 (2.55%) N-Tier
5 36 (2.04%) Clustering
6 33 (1.87%) Tandem
6 33 (1.87%) Mobile App
7 32 (1.81%) RIA
7 32 (1.81%) Symmetrix
8 23 (1.30%) Mathematics
9 22 (1.25%) User Experience
10 20 (1.13%) NHS
11 19 (1.08%) Inversion of Control
12 15 (0.85%) iPhone
13 14 (0.79%) FMCG
14 11 (0.62%) Social Media
14 11 (0.62%) iPad
14 11 (0.62%) GIS
15 10 (0.57%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 164 (9.29%) Windows
2 111 (6.29%) Linux
3 66 (3.74%) UNIX
4 51 (2.89%) Android
5 44 (2.49%) Apple iOS
6 32 (1.81%) Solaris
7 5 (0.28%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 1 (0.057%) Windows Server 2012
8 1 (0.057%) Windows Phone
8 1 (0.057%) Embedded Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 693 (39.24%) Agile Software Development
2 527 (29.84%) MVC
3 227 (12.85%) TDD
4 220 (12.46%) Scrum
5 217 (12.29%) OO
6 203 (11.49%) E-Commerce
7 190 (10.76%) Business Intelligence
8 127 (7.19%) Unit Testing
9 124 (7.02%) Continuous Integration
10 123 (6.96%) Software Engineering
11 115 (6.51%) Web Development
12 96 (5.44%) Mentoring
13 95 (5.38%) ETL
14 90 (5.10%) OOP
15 80 (4.53%) BDD
16 72 (4.08%) Dependency Injection
16 72 (4.08%) UML
17 69 (3.91%) Project Management
18 64 (3.62%) Workflow
19 56 (3.17%) MVVM
Programming Languages
1 794 (44.96%) SQL
2 786 (44.51%) C#
3 578 (32.73%) JavaScript
4 461 (26.10%) Java
5 257 (14.55%) T-SQL
6 190 (10.76%) PHP
7 161 (9.12%) VB.NET
8 103 (5.83%) PL/SQL
9 63 (3.57%) VB
10 39 (2.21%) Ruby
11 37 (2.10%) C++
12 33 (1.87%) VB6
13 27 (1.53%) Perl
14 26 (1.47%) Python
15 20 (1.13%) C
16 17 (0.96%) PHP5
17 14 (0.79%) ActionScript
18 13 (0.74%) VBA
19 11 (0.62%) Shell Script
20 9 (0.51%) XPath
Qualifications
1 213 (12.06%) Degree
2 15 (0.85%) Microsoft Certification
3 11 (0.62%) OCP
3 11 (0.62%) Oracle Certification
4 8 (0.45%) Security Cleared
5 6 (0.34%) MCP
6 4 (0.23%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
7 3 (0.17%) MCPD
7 3 (0.17%) MCSD
7 3 (0.17%) SC Cleared
8 2 (0.11%) PhD
8 2 (0.11%) OCPJP
8 2 (0.11%) MySQL Certification
9 1 (0.057%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 67 (3.79%) QA
2 9 (0.51%) SLA
3 5 (0.28%) HL7
4 2 (0.11%) Data Quality
5 1 (0.057%) ISO 9001
5 1 (0.057%) ISO 14001
5 1 (0.057%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 1 (0.057%) WCAG
System Software
1 9 (0.51%) Active Directory
2 5 (0.28%) NFS
3 2 (0.11%) Varnish
4 1 (0.057%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 11 (0.62%) Puppet
2 5 (0.28%) Nagios
3 3 (0.17%) WMI
3 3 (0.17%) Hyperic
3 3 (0.17%) Opsview
4 2 (0.11%) Forefront Identity Manager
4 2 (0.11%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 352 (19.93%) Oracle
2 313 (17.72%) Microsoft
3 56 (3.17%) JBoss
4 40 (2.27%) Zend
5 34 (1.93%) Business Objects
6 32 (1.81%) Cisco
6 32 (1.81%) EMC
6 32 (1.81%) F5
7 28 (1.59%) ServiceNow
8 27 (1.53%) Adobe
9 15 (0.85%) Splunk
10 14 (0.79%) Cognos
11 13 (0.74%) IBM
11 13 (0.74%) HP
11 13 (0.74%) Apple
11 13 (0.74%) Xamarin
12 11 (0.62%) EPiServer
12 11 (0.62%) NetApp
13 10 (0.57%) hybris
13 10 (0.57%) Sencha
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Premier Group Recruitment
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 8 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 9 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Nigel Frank International Ltd
Salary: £33000 - £43000 per annum + Gym, Parking & Bonuses
Posted: 9 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Spring Technology
Salary: £25000.00 - £33000.00 per annum
Posted: 10 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Spring Technology
Salary: £28000.00 - £35000.00 per annum
Posted: 10 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
The Bridge Ltd
Salary: From £40,000 to £50,000 per annum + 20% bonus
Posted: 10 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £35000.00 - £40000.00 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 10 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Spring Technology
Salary: £24000.00 - £28000.00 per annum
Posted: 11 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Spring Technology
Salary: £33000.00 - £38000.00 per annum
Posted: 11 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Robert Half
Salary: £26000 - £29000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 12 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Spring Technology
Salary: £35000.00 - £50000.00 per annum
Posted: 13 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Spring Technology
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: 14 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £18000 - £25000 per annum
Posted: 15 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 15 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Posted: 16 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £24000 - £28000 per annum
Posted: 19 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Staffline Group PLC
Salary: From £35,000 to £60,000 per annum
Posted: 20 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Staffline Group PLC
Salary: From £25,000 to £50,000 per annum
Posted: 20 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Staffline Group PLC
Salary: From £25,000 to £45,000 per annum
Posted: 20 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Staffline Group PLC
Salary: From £25,000 to £40,000 per annum
Posted: 20 hours ago