The table below looks at the statistics for the Software 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 Software Developer in their job title over the 3 months to 23 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
23 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Software Developer
Rank 89 51 65
Rank change year-on-year
-38 +14
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Developer 105 129 105
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leeds 2.78% 4.59% 3.84%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.87% 4.78% 3.96%
Number of salaries quoted 87 116 92
Average salary £32,500 £34,250 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.10% -2.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £27,000 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £43,250 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £35,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Software 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
3655 2699 2654
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leeds 96.87% 95.95% 97.04%
Number of salaries quoted 2797 2183 2220
Average salary £40,000 £38,000 £37,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.26% +2.70%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

Software Developer
Jobs Demand Trend in Leeds

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

Software Developer Jobs Demand Trend in Leeds

Software Developer
Salary Trend in Leeds

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

Software Developer Salary Trend in Leeds

Software Developer
Salary Histogram in Leeds

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Software Developer across the Leeds region over the 3 months to 23 October 2014.

Software Developer Salary Histogram in Leeds

Software Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leeds

For the 6 months to 23 October 2014, IT jobs across the Leeds region that cited Software 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 Software Developer in their job title.

1 178 (77.39%) .NET
2 175 (76.09%) C#
3 151 (65.65%) SQL Server
4 130 (56.52%) ASP.NET
5 115 (50.00%) MVC
6 93 (40.43%) JavaScript
7 91 (39.57%) HTML
7 91 (39.57%) Agile Software Development
8 80 (34.78%) SQL
9 77 (33.48%) ASP.NET MVC
10 72 (31.30%) CSS
11 63 (27.39%) .NET Framework
12 61 (26.52%) Microsoft
13 51 (22.17%) WCF
14 47 (20.43%) Finance
15 45 (19.57%) OO
16 44 (19.13%) Java
16 44 (19.13%) WinForms
17 41 (17.83%) SQL Server 2008
18 39 (16.96%) Software Engineering
19 38 (16.52%) MS Excel
20 36 (15.65%) jQuery
20 36 (15.65%) Degree
21 35 (15.22%) WPF
21 35 (15.22%) T-SQL
22 33 (14.35%) Windows
23 31 (13.48%) Web Services
24 27 (11.74%) VB.NET
24 27 (11.74%) SQL Server 2005
25 25 (10.87%) Unit Testing

Software Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds by Category

For the 6 months to 23 October 2014, IT jobs across the Leeds region that cited Software 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 Software Developer in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 12 (5.22%) SharePoint
1 12 (5.22%) IIS
2 9 (3.91%) NServiceBus
3 1 (0.43%) Apache
3 1 (0.43%) Tomcat
3 1 (0.43%) ArcGIS
3 1 (0.43%) ArcSDE
3 1 (0.43%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 38 (16.52%) MS Excel
2 6 (2.61%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.43%) Force.com
1 1 (0.43%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (1.30%) HTTPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 151 (65.65%) SQL Server
2 41 (17.83%) SQL Server 2008
3 27 (11.74%) SQL Server 2005
4 13 (5.65%) SQL Server 2012
5 10 (4.35%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 9 (3.91%) MySQL
7 8 (3.48%) Oracle Database 11g
7 8 (3.48%) Oracle9i Database
7 8 (3.48%) Oracle Database 10g
7 8 (3.48%) Oracle Database
8 5 (2.17%) Data Warehouse
9 4 (1.74%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 3 (1.30%) SQL Server 2000
10 3 (1.30%) Oracle BI EE
10 3 (1.30%) Oracle ODI
10 3 (1.30%) NoSQL
11 2 (0.87%) BusinessObjects XI
11 2 (0.87%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 2 (0.87%) BODI
12 1 (0.43%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 25 (10.87%) Visual Studio
2 20 (8.70%) Selenium
3 16 (6.96%) Team Foundation Server
4 9 (3.91%) SpecFlow
5 7 (3.04%) SoapUI
5 7 (3.04%) WebDriver
5 7 (3.04%) QuickTest Pro
5 7 (3.04%) Maven
6 6 (2.61%) Eclipse
6 6 (2.61%) Cucumber
7 5 (2.17%) JUnit
7 5 (2.17%) VSS/SourceSafe
8 1 (0.43%) JIRA
8 1 (0.43%) ReSharper
8 1 (0.43%) ProC
8 1 (0.43%) Moq
8 1 (0.43%) Eclipse RCP
8 1 (0.43%) Selenium IDE
General
1 47 (20.43%) Finance
2 11 (4.78%) Retail
3 3 (1.30%) Law
3 3 (1.30%) Legal
4 1 (0.43%) Manufacturing
4 1 (0.43%) Games
4 1 (0.43%) Financial Institution
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 178 (77.39%) .NET
2 130 (56.52%) ASP.NET
3 91 (39.57%) HTML
4 77 (33.48%) ASP.NET MVC
5 72 (31.30%) CSS
6 63 (27.39%) .NET Framework
7 51 (22.17%) WCF
8 44 (19.13%) WinForms
9 36 (15.65%) jQuery
10 35 (15.22%) WPF
11 31 (13.48%) Web Services
12 24 (10.43%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
13 22 (9.57%) ASP.NET Web Forms
14 18 (7.83%) HTML5
15 17 (7.39%) Silverlight
16 15 (6.52%) XML
17 12 (5.22%) SOAP
18 6 (2.61%) LINQ
19 5 (2.17%) WSE
20 4 (1.74%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 18 (7.83%) Mathematics
2 16 (6.96%) Enterprise Software
3 10 (4.35%) NHS
4 8 (3.48%) GIS
4 8 (3.48%) Computer Science
5 7 (3.04%) Physics
6 6 (2.61%) Analytical Skills
7 5 (2.17%) Data Integration
7 5 (2.17%) DTV
8 4 (1.74%) iPhone
8 4 (1.74%) N-Tier
8 4 (1.74%) iPad
9 3 (1.30%) Open Source
10 2 (0.87%) PDA
Operating Systems
1 33 (14.35%) Windows
2 10 (4.35%) Android
3 4 (1.74%) Apple iOS
4 3 (1.30%) Linux
5 1 (0.43%) Embedded Linux
5 1 (0.43%) Windows Phone
5 1 (0.43%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 115 (50.00%) MVC
2 91 (39.57%) Agile Software Development
3 45 (19.57%) OO
4 39 (16.96%) Software Engineering
5 25 (10.87%) Unit Testing
6 24 (10.43%) Scrum
7 18 (7.83%) OOP
8 16 (6.96%) TDD
9 15 (6.52%) BDD
10 13 (5.65%) Continuous Integration
11 11 (4.78%) Automation Testing
12 10 (4.35%) Low Latency
12 10 (4.35%) Web Development
12 10 (4.35%) RUP
12 10 (4.35%) DSDM
12 10 (4.35%) ETL
13 9 (3.91%) Business Intelligence
13 9 (3.91%) CRM
13 9 (3.91%) Android Development
14 7 (3.04%) MVVM
Programming Languages
1 175 (76.09%) C#
2 93 (40.43%) JavaScript
3 80 (34.78%) SQL
4 44 (19.13%) Java
5 35 (15.22%) T-SQL
6 27 (11.74%) VB.NET
7 15 (6.52%) C
8 12 (5.22%) C++
9 9 (3.91%) PowerShell
10 8 (3.48%) PL/SQL
11 7 (3.04%) VB6
11 7 (3.04%) VB
12 3 (1.30%) VBA
12 3 (1.30%) Python
13 1 (0.43%) ActionScript
13 1 (0.43%) Perl
13 1 (0.43%) PHP
Qualifications
1 36 (15.65%) Degree
2 7 (3.04%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (2.17%) QA
System Software
1 2 (0.87%) Active Directory
2 1 (0.43%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 2 (0.87%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 61 (26.52%) Microsoft
2 25 (10.87%) Oracle
3 4 (1.74%) Apple
4 3 (1.30%) Metastorm
5 2 (0.87%) Google
5 2 (0.87%) Business Objects
6 1 (0.43%) SAP
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