The first table below looks at the demand 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 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the Leeds region.

Location
3 months to
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Software Developer
Rank 57 65 77
Rank change year-on-year
+8 +12
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Developer 155 102 72
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leeds 4.09% 3.66% 2.97%
As % of the Job Titles category 4.23% 3.82% 3.04%
Number of salaries quoted 145 83 65
Average salary £35,000 £35,000 £36,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -2.77%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £25,100 £25,900
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £40,000 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £35,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Job Titles Category
Leeds
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
3667 2673 2368
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leeds 96.65% 96.01% 97.81%
Number of salaries quoted 2952 2178 2037
Average salary £37,500 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% -
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £24,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,325 £38,000
% change year-on-year
+4.37% +0.85%
Software Developer
West Yorkshire

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 18 April 2014.

Software Developer Salary Histogram in Leeds

Software Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leeds

For the 6 months to 18 April 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.

1 200 (78.13%) .NET
2 196 (76.56%) C#
3 173 (67.58%) SQL Server
4 145 (56.64%) SQL
5 129 (50.39%) ASP.NET
6 101 (39.45%) T-SQL
7 91 (35.55%) Microsoft
8 90 (35.16%) SQL Server 2008
9 79 (30.86%) MVC
9 79 (30.86%) SQL Server 2005
10 65 (25.39%) Agile Software Development
11 62 (24.22%) JavaScript
12 61 (23.83%) HTML
13 56 (21.88%) CSS
14 44 (17.19%) Windows
15 43 (16.80%) Visual Studio
15 43 (16.80%) VB.NET
16 41 (16.02%) Software Engineering
17 40 (15.63%) OO
18 38 (14.84%) WinForms
19 37 (14.45%) .NET Framework
20 35 (13.67%) Team Foundation Server
20 35 (13.67%) Scrum
21 33 (12.89%) JSON
22 31 (12.11%) RESTful
22 31 (12.11%) MS Excel
23 27 (10.55%) ASP.NET MVC
24 26 (10.16%) WCF
24 26 (10.16%) jQuery
25 25 (9.77%) Unit Testing

Software Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 24 (9.38%) IIS
2 4 (1.56%) CMS
2 4 (1.56%) SharePoint
3 2 (0.78%) Drupal
3 2 (0.78%) Apache
4 1 (0.39%) NServiceBus
4 1 (0.39%) Umbraco
4 1 (0.39%) Joomla!
Applications
1 31 (12.11%) MS Excel
2 4 (1.56%) Photoshop
3 3 (1.17%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (0.78%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.39%) osCommerce
2 1 (0.39%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 5 (1.95%) SaaS
2 2 (0.78%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (0.39%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 173 (67.58%) SQL Server
2 90 (35.16%) SQL Server 2008
3 79 (30.86%) SQL Server 2005
4 21 (8.20%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 17 (6.64%) SQL Server 2012
6 13 (5.08%) BODI
6 13 (5.08%) Data Warehouse
7 10 (3.91%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 9 (3.52%) BusinessObjects XI
8 9 (3.52%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 6 (2.34%) MySQL
10 2 (0.78%) NoSQL
10 2 (0.78%) Relational Database
10 2 (0.78%) PostgreSQL
10 2 (0.78%) SQL Server 2000
11 1 (0.39%) DTS
11 1 (0.39%) Data Mining
11 1 (0.39%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 43 (16.80%) Visual Studio
2 35 (13.67%) Team Foundation Server
3 5 (1.95%) NUnit
3 5 (1.95%) MSTest
4 3 (1.17%) Subversion
4 3 (1.17%) Selenium
5 2 (0.78%) JIRA
5 2 (0.78%) VSS/SourceSafe
5 2 (0.78%) Eclipse
6 1 (0.39%) Oracle Forms
General
1 20 (7.81%) Finance
2 7 (2.73%) Games
3 3 (1.17%) Legal
3 3 (1.17%) Marketing
4 2 (0.78%) Law
5 1 (0.39%) Back Office
5 1 (0.39%) Multimedia
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 200 (78.13%) .NET
2 129 (50.39%) ASP.NET
3 61 (23.83%) HTML
4 56 (21.88%) CSS
5 38 (14.84%) WinForms
6 37 (14.45%) .NET Framework
7 33 (12.89%) JSON
8 31 (12.11%) RESTful
9 27 (10.55%) ASP.NET MVC
10 26 (10.16%) WCF
10 26 (10.16%) jQuery
11 22 (8.59%) Web Services
12 19 (7.42%) WPF
13 18 (7.03%) XML
14 12 (4.69%) ASP.NET MVC 4
15 11 (4.30%) Ajax
16 10 (3.91%) HTML5
16 10 (3.91%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
16 10 (3.91%) ASP.NET Web Forms
17 7 (2.73%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 21 (8.20%) NHS
1 21 (8.20%) DTV
2 9 (3.52%) Enterprise Software
3 7 (2.73%) Computer Science
4 3 (1.17%) Open Source
4 3 (1.17%) Data Extraction
4 3 (1.17%) Informatics
4 3 (1.17%) Mathematics
5 1 (0.39%) N-Tier
5 1 (0.39%) LIMS
5 1 (0.39%) PDA
5 1 (0.39%) Physics
Operating Systems
1 44 (17.19%) Windows
2 3 (1.17%) Linux
3 1 (0.39%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 79 (30.86%) MVC
2 65 (25.39%) Agile Software Development
3 41 (16.02%) Software Engineering
4 40 (15.63%) OO
5 35 (13.67%) Scrum
6 25 (9.77%) Unit Testing
6 25 (9.77%) RUP
7 23 (8.98%) DSDM
7 23 (8.98%) TDD
7 23 (8.98%) Continuous Integration
7 23 (8.98%) BDD
7 23 (8.98%) Low Latency
8 19 (7.42%) Web Development
9 18 (7.03%) OOP
10 16 (6.25%) Business Intelligence
11 13 (5.08%) ETL
11 13 (5.08%) Dimensional Modelling
12 11 (4.30%) SOA
13 9 (3.52%) Multithreading
14 7 (2.73%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 196 (76.56%) C#
2 145 (56.64%) SQL
3 101 (39.45%) T-SQL
4 62 (24.22%) JavaScript
5 43 (16.80%) VB.NET
6 20 (7.81%) PHP
7 17 (6.64%) Java
8 16 (6.25%) PHP5
9 9 (3.52%) VB
10 6 (2.34%) C
11 5 (1.95%) C++
12 3 (1.17%) VBA
12 3 (1.17%) VB6
13 2 (0.78%) COBOL
14 1 (0.39%) VC++
Qualifications
1 23 (8.98%) Degree
2 2 (0.78%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (0.39%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (4.30%) QA
2 2 (0.78%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 1 (0.39%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 91 (35.55%) Microsoft
2 20 (7.81%) Oracle
3 14 (5.47%) Business Objects
4 4 (1.56%) Adobe
5 2 (0.78%) Metastorm
5 2 (0.78%) Perforce
5 2 (0.78%) BEA
5 2 (0.78%) Micro Focus
6 1 (0.39%) Yahoo!
6 1 (0.39%) Google
6 1 (0.39%) ServiceNow
6 1 (0.39%) EPiServer
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Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £27000 - £30000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 22 hours ago
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Circle Recruitment
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 22 hours ago
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Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £35000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 23 hours ago
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Technology Sourcing Limited
Salary: From £30,000 to £37,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
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AMsource Technology
Salary: From £30,000 to £50,000 per annum Plus pension, holidays
Posted: 3 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Salary: Up to £35,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £18000 - £24000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Purple Monkey
Salary: From £25,000 to £45,000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
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EMIS
Salary: From £24,000 to £35,000 per annum depending on experience + benefits
Posted: 7 days ago
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Hudson - London
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 7 days ago
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Hudson - London
Salary: £28000 - £35000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 7 days ago
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Leeds Metropolitan University
Salary: Salary up to £32k pa depending upon experience
Posted: 11 days ago
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Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Bonus, Gym, Healthcare
Posted: 22 days ago
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EMIS
Salary: £24,000 - £35,000 dependent on experience
Posted: 24 days ago