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

Location
3 months to
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Software Developer
Rank 85 58 56
Rank change year-on-year
-27 -2
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Developer 106 110 120
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leeds 2.78% 4.16% 4.23%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.87% 4.33% 4.38%
Number of salaries quoted 88 92 109
Average salary £32,500 £32,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,050 £27,700 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £45,000 £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
3690 2539 2737
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leeds 96.88% 96.03% 96.54%
Number of salaries quoted 2826 2000 2269
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 £23,000 £26,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £52,500 £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 19 September 2014.

Software Developer Salary Histogram in Leeds

Software Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leeds

For the 6 months to 19 September 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.

1 181 (76.69%) .NET
2 175 (74.15%) C#
3 156 (66.10%) SQL Server
4 122 (51.69%) ASP.NET
5 106 (44.92%) Agile Software Development
6 105 (44.49%) MVC
7 96 (40.68%) JavaScript
8 94 (39.83%) HTML
8 94 (39.83%) SQL
9 79 (33.47%) CSS
10 71 (30.08%) Microsoft
11 68 (28.81%) ASP.NET MVC
12 59 (25.00%) .NET Framework
13 50 (21.19%) SQL Server 2008
14 49 (20.76%) OO
15 48 (20.34%) Java
16 45 (19.07%) Software Engineering
17 43 (18.22%) T-SQL
18 41 (17.37%) WinForms
18 41 (17.37%) Finance
19 39 (16.53%) Windows
19 39 (16.53%) jQuery
20 37 (15.68%) SQL Server 2005
21 36 (15.25%) Unit Testing
21 36 (15.25%) WCF
22 35 (14.83%) MS Excel
23 32 (13.56%) Scrum
24 31 (13.14%) Degree
25 30 (12.71%) WPF
26 28 (11.86%) Visual Studio

Software Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 23 (9.75%) IIS
2 11 (4.66%) SharePoint
3 9 (3.81%) NServiceBus
4 2 (0.85%) Drupal
4 2 (0.85%) CMS
5 1 (0.42%) Joomla!
5 1 (0.42%) Apache
5 1 (0.42%) Tomcat
5 1 (0.42%) Umbraco
5 1 (0.42%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 35 (14.83%) MS Excel
2 8 (3.39%) MS Office
3 2 (0.85%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 2 (0.85%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.42%) osCommerce
2 1 (0.42%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.42%) Force.com
1 1 (0.42%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (1.27%) HTTPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 156 (66.10%) SQL Server
2 50 (21.19%) SQL Server 2008
3 37 (15.68%) SQL Server 2005
4 9 (3.81%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 6 (2.54%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 6 (2.54%) SQL Server 2012
6 5 (2.12%) Oracle Database
6 5 (2.12%) NoSQL
6 5 (2.12%) Data Warehouse
7 4 (1.69%) Oracle9i Database
7 4 (1.69%) Oracle Database 10g
7 4 (1.69%) SQL Server 2000
7 4 (1.69%) Oracle Database 11g
8 3 (1.27%) MySQL
8 3 (1.27%) Oracle BI EE
8 3 (1.27%) Oracle ODI
9 2 (0.85%) BusinessObjects XI
9 2 (0.85%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 2 (0.85%) BODI
10 1 (0.42%) DTS
Development Applications
1 28 (11.86%) Visual Studio
2 19 (8.05%) Selenium
2 19 (8.05%) Team Foundation Server
3 9 (3.81%) SpecFlow
4 6 (2.54%) VSS/SourceSafe
4 6 (2.54%) Eclipse
5 5 (2.12%) JUnit
6 4 (1.69%) Maven
6 4 (1.69%) SoapUI
6 4 (1.69%) QuickTest Pro
6 4 (1.69%) WebDriver
7 3 (1.27%) JIRA
7 3 (1.27%) Cucumber
8 1 (0.42%) ReSharper
8 1 (0.42%) Eclipse RCP
8 1 (0.42%) Selenium IDE
8 1 (0.42%) Moq
8 1 (0.42%) ProC
8 1 (0.42%) Oracle Forms
General
1 41 (17.37%) Finance
2 5 (2.12%) Retail
3 4 (1.69%) Law
3 4 (1.69%) Legal
4 2 (0.85%) Marketing
5 1 (0.42%) Financial Institution
5 1 (0.42%) Games
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 181 (76.69%) .NET
2 122 (51.69%) ASP.NET
3 94 (39.83%) HTML
4 79 (33.47%) CSS
5 68 (28.81%) ASP.NET MVC
6 59 (25.00%) .NET Framework
7 41 (17.37%) WinForms
8 39 (16.53%) jQuery
9 36 (15.25%) WCF
10 30 (12.71%) WPF
11 27 (11.44%) Web Services
12 23 (9.75%) HTML5
13 21 (8.90%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
13 21 (8.90%) ASP.NET Web Forms
14 12 (5.08%) Silverlight
14 12 (5.08%) XML
15 10 (4.24%) SOAP
16 9 (3.81%) Spring
17 6 (2.54%) WSE
18 5 (2.12%) Java EE
Miscellaneous
1 20 (8.47%) Enterprise Software
2 13 (5.51%) Mathematics
3 12 (5.08%) Computer Science
4 9 (3.81%) NHS
5 8 (3.39%) Analytical Skills
6 7 (2.97%) DTV
6 7 (2.97%) GIS
7 5 (2.12%) Data Integration
7 5 (2.12%) Physics
8 4 (1.69%) Open Source
8 4 (1.69%) N-Tier
9 3 (1.27%) iPad
9 3 (1.27%) iPhone
10 2 (0.85%) PDA
11 1 (0.42%) LIMS
Operating Systems
1 39 (16.53%) Windows
2 9 (3.81%) Android
3 4 (1.69%) Linux
4 3 (1.27%) Apple iOS
5 1 (0.42%) Windows Phone
5 1 (0.42%) Embedded Linux
5 1 (0.42%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 106 (44.92%) Agile Software Development
2 105 (44.49%) MVC
3 49 (20.76%) OO
4 45 (19.07%) Software Engineering
5 36 (15.25%) Unit Testing
6 32 (13.56%) Scrum
7 26 (11.02%) TDD
8 25 (10.59%) BDD
9 23 (9.75%) Continuous Integration
10 22 (9.32%) RUP
11 20 (8.47%) DSDM
11 20 (8.47%) Low Latency
12 17 (7.20%) OOP
13 12 (5.08%) Web Development
13 12 (5.08%) CRM
14 10 (4.24%) ETL
14 10 (4.24%) Automation Testing
15 9 (3.81%) Android Development
15 9 (3.81%) Business Intelligence
16 8 (3.39%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 175 (74.15%) C#
2 96 (40.68%) JavaScript
3 94 (39.83%) SQL
4 48 (20.34%) Java
5 43 (18.22%) T-SQL
6 22 (9.32%) VB.NET
7 10 (4.24%) C
8 9 (3.81%) C++
8 9 (3.81%) PowerShell
9 8 (3.39%) VB
9 8 (3.39%) PL/SQL
10 7 (2.97%) VB6
11 4 (1.69%) VBA
12 3 (1.27%) PHP
13 2 (0.85%) Python
14 1 (0.42%) ActionScript
14 1 (0.42%) Perl
Qualifications
1 31 (13.14%) Degree
2 5 (2.12%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (0.42%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (2.54%) QA
System Software
1 2 (0.85%) Active Directory
2 1 (0.42%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 2 (0.85%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 71 (30.08%) Microsoft
2 18 (7.63%) Oracle
3 4 (1.69%) Metastorm
4 3 (1.27%) Apple
5 2 (0.85%) Perforce
5 2 (0.85%) Google
5 2 (0.85%) Business Objects
5 2 (0.85%) Adobe
6 1 (0.42%) EPiServer
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