The table below looks at the statistics for the Senior 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 Senior Developer in their job title over the 3 months to 22 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Senior Developer
Rank 38 53 36
Rank change year-on-year
+15 -17
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Developer 194 171 142
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leeds 5.93% 4.69% 5.38%
As % of the Job Titles category 6.14% 4.83% 5.59%
Number of salaries quoted 165 143 102
Average salary £45,000 £44,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.27% +10.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £37,500 £34,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
- +5.88%
Senior 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
3160 3543 2541
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leeds 96.55% 97.15% 96.32%
Number of salaries quoted 2498 2889 2052
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +14.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £25,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

Senior Developer
Jobs Demand Trend in Leeds

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

Senior Developer Jobs Demand Trend in Leeds

Senior Developer
Salary Trend in Leeds

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

Senior Developer Salary Trend in Leeds

Senior Developer
Salary Histogram in Leeds

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Senior Developer across the Leeds region over the 3 months to 22 May 2015.

Senior Developer Salary Histogram in Leeds

Senior Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leeds

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, IT jobs across the Leeds region that cited Senior 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 Senior Developer in their job title.

1 223 (60.27%) Agile Software Development
2 209 (56.49%) .NET
3 197 (53.24%) SQL
4 173 (46.76%) ASP.NET
5 167 (45.14%) SQL Server
6 163 (44.05%) C#
7 140 (37.84%) MVC
8 122 (32.97%) JavaScript
9 111 (30.00%) HTML
10 108 (29.19%) TDD
11 101 (27.30%) T-SQL
12 94 (25.41%) .NET Framework
12 94 (25.41%) ASP.NET MVC
13 91 (24.59%) CSS
14 80 (21.62%) Scrum
15 76 (20.54%) Java
16 75 (20.27%) Entity Framework
17 70 (18.92%) VB.NET
17 70 (18.92%) Microsoft
18 66 (17.84%) Oracle
19 61 (16.49%) WCF
20 60 (16.22%) XML
21 55 (14.86%) jQuery
21 55 (14.86%) Mentoring
22 54 (14.59%) Finance
23 52 (14.05%) SQL Server Integration Services
24 49 (13.24%) OO
25 48 (12.97%) Visual Studio
26 45 (12.16%) Business Intelligence
27 44 (11.89%) OOP

Senior Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, IT jobs across the Leeds region that cited Senior 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 Senior Developer in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 19 (5.14%) IIS
2 18 (4.86%) Tomcat
3 15 (4.05%) Apache
4 14 (3.78%) CMS
5 13 (3.51%) SharePoint
6 7 (1.89%) BizTalk Server
7 6 (1.62%) Drupal
7 6 (1.62%) Mule
7 6 (1.62%) Mule ESB
8 5 (1.35%) Node.js
8 5 (1.35%) WordPress
9 4 (1.08%) WebSphere
9 4 (1.08%) Oracle SOA Suite
10 2 (0.54%) JBoss
11 1 (0.27%) Apache ServiceMix
Applications
1 42 (11.35%) MS Excel
2 29 (7.84%) Photoshop
3 6 (1.62%) Adobe Illustrator
3 6 (1.62%) PowerPivot
4 5 (1.35%) Adobe Creative Suite
5 3 (0.81%) MS Office
6 2 (0.54%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (0.27%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 19 (5.14%) Microsoft Azure
2 5 (1.35%) Amazon AWS
3 3 (0.81%) Force.com
4 1 (0.27%) Heroku
Communications & Networking
1 5 (1.35%) Internet
2 2 (0.54%) HTTP
3 1 (0.27%) HTTPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 167 (45.14%) SQL Server
2 52 (14.05%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 40 (10.81%) MySQL
4 37 (10.00%) Relational Database
5 29 (7.84%) Oracle Database
6 24 (6.49%) SQL Server 2012
7 12 (3.24%) Data Warehouse
8 9 (2.43%) MongoDB
8 9 (2.43%) SQL Server 2008
8 9 (2.43%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 9 (2.43%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 7 (1.89%) Oracle Database 11g
10 5 (1.35%) Riak
10 5 (1.35%) Oracle ODI
10 5 (1.35%) PostgreSQL
11 4 (1.08%) Data Mining
11 4 (1.08%) Microsoft Analysis Services
12 3 (0.81%) Big Data
12 3 (0.81%) SQL Server 2005
13 2 (0.54%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 48 (12.97%) Visual Studio
2 35 (9.46%) Team Foundation Server
3 20 (5.41%) Subversion
4 19 (5.14%) NUnit
4 19 (5.14%) MSTest
5 14 (3.78%) Git (software)
6 10 (2.70%) Oracle APEX
7 8 (2.16%) ReSharper
7 8 (2.16%) Moq
8 6 (1.62%) Toad
8 6 (1.62%) Selenium
8 6 (1.62%) Grunt
9 5 (1.35%) SpecFlow
9 5 (1.35%) Octopus Deploy
10 3 (0.81%) SoapUI
10 3 (0.81%) JIRA
10 3 (0.81%) VSS/SourceSafe
10 3 (0.81%) Ant
10 3 (0.81%) JUnit
11 2 (0.54%) Eclipse
General
1 54 (14.59%) Finance
2 21 (5.68%) Retail
3 10 (2.70%) Pharmaceutical
4 5 (1.35%) Banking
4 5 (1.35%) Games
5 2 (0.54%) Local Government
6 1 (0.27%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 209 (56.49%) .NET
2 173 (46.76%) ASP.NET
3 111 (30.00%) HTML
4 94 (25.41%) .NET Framework
4 94 (25.41%) ASP.NET MVC
5 91 (24.59%) CSS
6 75 (20.27%) Entity Framework
7 61 (16.49%) WCF
8 60 (16.22%) XML
9 55 (14.86%) jQuery
10 31 (8.38%) NHibernate
11 28 (7.57%) ASP.NET Web Forms
11 28 (7.57%) J2EE
12 27 (7.30%) ASP.NET MVC 4
13 25 (6.76%) WPF
14 24 (6.49%) LINQ
15 23 (6.22%) WinForms
15 23 (6.22%) Web Services
16 22 (5.95%) RESTful
17 21 (5.68%) Silverlight
Miscellaneous
1 18 (4.86%) Enterprise Software
2 14 (3.78%) Inversion of Control
3 12 (3.24%) Open Source
4 11 (2.97%) User Experience
4 11 (2.97%) NHS
5 8 (2.16%) Data Integration
6 7 (1.89%) Analytical Skills
7 5 (1.35%) Computer Science
8 4 (1.08%) RIA
8 4 (1.08%) Visualisation
9 3 (0.81%) Private Cloud
10 2 (0.54%) N-Tier
10 2 (0.54%) Cryptography
10 2 (0.54%) Informatics
10 2 (0.54%) iPhone
10 2 (0.54%) Telematics
10 2 (0.54%) Health Informatics
11 1 (0.27%) Management Information System
11 1 (0.27%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 41 (11.08%) Linux
2 19 (5.14%) Windows
3 12 (3.24%) Android
4 8 (2.16%) Apple iOS
5 3 (0.81%) UNIX
6 1 (0.27%) MVS
Processes & Methodologies
1 223 (60.27%) Agile Software Development
2 140 (37.84%) MVC
3 108 (29.19%) TDD
4 80 (21.62%) Scrum
5 55 (14.86%) Mentoring
6 49 (13.24%) OO
7 45 (12.16%) Business Intelligence
8 44 (11.89%) OOP
9 43 (11.62%) Unit Testing
10 39 (10.54%) E-Commerce
11 35 (9.46%) Continuous Integration
12 24 (6.49%) Software Engineering
13 22 (5.95%) Migration
13 22 (5.95%) Performance Tuning
14 19 (5.14%) SOA
15 17 (4.59%) Automated Testing
16 14 (3.78%) Continuous Improvement
17 12 (3.24%) BDD
17 12 (3.24%) Analytics
17 12 (3.24%) Android Development
Programming Languages
1 197 (53.24%) SQL
2 163 (44.05%) C#
3 122 (32.97%) JavaScript
4 101 (27.30%) T-SQL
5 76 (20.54%) Java
6 70 (18.92%) VB.NET
7 39 (10.54%) PHP
8 14 (3.78%) Ruby
9 11 (2.97%) PL/SQL
10 8 (2.16%) Python
11 5 (1.35%) XAML
12 4 (1.08%) C++
12 4 (1.08%) VB
13 3 (0.81%) Bash Shell
13 3 (0.81%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
13 3 (0.81%) Apex Code
13 3 (0.81%) VB6
13 3 (0.81%) C
14 2 (0.54%) Objective-C
14 2 (0.54%) PHP5
Qualifications
1 17 (4.59%) Degree
2 12 (3.24%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (0.27%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (1.89%) Data Quality
1 7 (1.89%) QA
2 3 (0.81%) SLA
3 1 (0.27%) HL7
System Software
1 3 (0.81%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 1 (0.27%) Puppet
1 1 (0.27%) Vagrant
Vendors
1 70 (18.92%) Microsoft
2 66 (17.84%) Oracle
3 13 (3.51%) Zend
4 6 (1.62%) Adobe
5 4 (1.08%) Sitecore
5 4 (1.08%) Tableau
6 3 (0.81%) hybris
6 3 (0.81%) Xamarin
6 3 (0.81%) ATG
6 3 (0.81%) Salesforce.com
6 3 (0.81%) Apple
7 2 (0.54%) HP
7 2 (0.54%) Business Objects
8 1 (0.27%) Google
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