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

Location
3 months to
4 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Software Developer
Rank 74 65 61
Rank change year-on-year
-9 -4
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Developer 105 142 108
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leeds 3.04% 3.85% 3.94%
As % of the Job Titles category 3.13% 3.98% 4.08%
Number of salaries quoted 100 135 87
Average salary £40,000 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+14.28% -
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £26,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £45,000 £40,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +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
3356 3570 2644
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leeds 97.11% 96.85% 96.50%
Number of salaries quoted 2648 2885 2151
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 £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%

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 4 May 2015.

Software Developer Salary Histogram in Leeds

Software Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leeds

For the 6 months to 4 May 2015, 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.

1 161 (79.31%) .NET
2 153 (75.37%) C#
3 142 (69.95%) SQL
4 141 (69.46%) SQL Server
5 110 (54.19%) Agile Software Development
6 101 (49.75%) MVC
7 100 (49.26%) ASP.NET
8 77 (37.93%) ASP.NET MVC
9 65 (32.02%) WinForms
10 58 (28.57%) .NET Framework
10 58 (28.57%) WCF
11 55 (27.09%) JavaScript
12 48 (23.65%) OO
13 46 (22.66%) Scrum
14 44 (21.67%) Finance
15 43 (21.18%) T-SQL
16 42 (20.69%) Microsoft
17 40 (19.70%) WPF
18 39 (19.21%) OOP
19 38 (18.72%) VB.NET
20 37 (18.23%) HTML
20 37 (18.23%) Degree
21 35 (17.24%) CSS
21 35 (17.24%) Windows
22 34 (16.75%) Oracle
23 32 (15.76%) Team Foundation Server
24 31 (15.27%) TDD
24 31 (15.27%) Software Engineering
25 30 (14.78%) Retail
26 29 (14.29%) XML

Software Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds by Category

For the 6 months to 4 May 2015, 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 10 (4.93%) Apache
2 7 (3.45%) SharePoint
3 5 (2.46%) WordPress
4 2 (0.99%) Umbraco
5 1 (0.49%) IIS
5 1 (0.49%) Node.js
Applications
1 24 (11.82%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (0.99%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 7 (3.45%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (1.97%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 7 (3.45%) HTTP
1 7 (3.45%) Internet
2 6 (2.96%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 141 (69.46%) SQL Server
2 23 (11.33%) MySQL
3 21 (10.34%) SQL Server 2008
4 17 (8.37%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 16 (7.88%) Big Data
6 12 (5.91%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 10 (4.93%) Relational Database
7 10 (4.93%) SQL Server 2012
8 8 (3.94%) SQL Server 2005
9 7 (3.45%) Oracle Database 10g
9 7 (3.45%) Oracle9i Database
9 7 (3.45%) Oracle Database
9 7 (3.45%) Oracle Database 11g
10 4 (1.97%) Oracle BI EE
10 4 (1.97%) Oracle ODI
10 4 (1.97%) Oracle Reports
10 4 (1.97%) Crystal Reports
11 1 (0.49%) RDBMS
11 1 (0.49%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 32 (15.76%) Team Foundation Server
2 17 (8.37%) Selenium
3 16 (7.88%) ReSharper
3 16 (7.88%) Moq
3 16 (7.88%) SoapUI
4 15 (7.39%) Visual Studio
5 11 (5.42%) Git (software)
6 8 (3.94%) TeamCity
6 8 (3.94%) Hudson
6 8 (3.94%) Jenkins
7 3 (1.48%) JIRA
7 3 (1.48%) Subversion
8 2 (0.99%) WebDriver
8 2 (0.99%) JUnit
9 1 (0.49%) NUnit
9 1 (0.49%) TortoiseSVN
9 1 (0.49%) AccuRev
9 1 (0.49%) MSTest
General
1 44 (21.67%) Finance
2 30 (14.78%) Retail
3 10 (4.93%) Pharmaceutical
4 2 (0.99%) Telecoms
5 1 (0.49%) Games
5 1 (0.49%) Advertising
5 1 (0.49%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 161 (79.31%) .NET
2 100 (49.26%) ASP.NET
3 77 (37.93%) ASP.NET MVC
4 65 (32.02%) WinForms
5 58 (28.57%) .NET Framework
5 58 (28.57%) WCF
6 40 (19.70%) WPF
7 37 (18.23%) HTML
8 35 (17.24%) CSS
9 29 (14.29%) XML
10 25 (12.32%) jQuery
11 24 (11.82%) Entity Framework
12 16 (7.88%) ASP.NET Web Forms
13 12 (5.91%) HTML5
14 11 (5.42%) Grails
15 10 (4.93%) REST
16 9 (4.43%) NHibernate
16 9 (4.43%) Symfony
16 9 (4.43%) RESTful
17 8 (3.94%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 24 (11.82%) Enterprise Software
2 16 (7.88%) Private Cloud
3 10 (4.93%) NHS
4 9 (4.43%) Open Source
5 7 (3.45%) Computer Science
6 6 (2.96%) iPad
6 6 (2.96%) Management Information System
6 6 (2.96%) Client/Server
7 4 (1.97%) iPhone
7 4 (1.97%) Mobile App
8 3 (1.48%) Analytical Skills
9 1 (0.49%) N-Tier
9 1 (0.49%) E-Learning
9 1 (0.49%) GIS
9 1 (0.49%) User Experience
9 1 (0.49%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 35 (17.24%) Windows
2 20 (9.85%) Apple iOS
3 16 (7.88%) Linux
4 10 (4.93%) Android
5 4 (1.97%) Windows Mobile
6 1 (0.49%) UNIX
6 1 (0.49%) Windows CE
Processes & Methodologies
1 110 (54.19%) Agile Software Development
2 101 (49.75%) MVC
3 48 (23.65%) OO
4 46 (22.66%) Scrum
5 39 (19.21%) OOP
6 31 (15.27%) TDD
6 31 (15.27%) Software Engineering
7 26 (12.81%) Business Intelligence
8 17 (8.37%) Unit Testing
8 17 (8.37%) Web Development
8 17 (8.37%) UML
9 16 (7.88%) Analytics
10 12 (5.91%) BDD
11 10 (4.93%) Kanban
12 9 (4.43%) Coaching
12 9 (4.43%) Continuous Integration
13 8 (3.94%) Multithreading
13 8 (3.94%) System Testing
14 7 (3.45%) RUP
14 7 (3.45%) Automation Testing
Programming Languages
1 153 (75.37%) C#
2 142 (69.95%) SQL
3 55 (27.09%) JavaScript
4 43 (21.18%) T-SQL
5 38 (18.72%) VB.NET
6 26 (12.81%) Java
7 16 (7.88%) PHP
8 8 (3.94%) Groovy
8 8 (3.94%) Python
9 6 (2.96%) Bash Shell
10 3 (1.48%) Ruby
11 2 (0.99%) C++
12 1 (0.49%) Delphi
12 1 (0.49%) VB
12 1 (0.49%) VBA
12 1 (0.49%) VB6
Qualifications
1 37 (18.23%) Degree
2 7 (3.45%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (3.94%) QA
System Software
1 16 (7.88%) Hyper-V
Vendors
1 42 (20.69%) Microsoft
2 34 (16.75%) Oracle
3 14 (6.90%) Apple
4 4 (1.97%) Business Objects
5 2 (0.99%) Micro Focus
5 2 (0.99%) BEA
5 2 (0.99%) HP
5 2 (0.99%) Sybase
6 1 (0.49%) Salesforce.com
6 1 (0.49%) Sony
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