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

Location
3 months to
29 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Software Developer
Rank 76 67 58
Rank change year-on-year
-9 -9
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Developer 90 133 100
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leeds 2.80% 3.64% 3.81%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.90% 3.75% 3.95%
Number of salaries quoted 82 124 79
Average salary £40,000 £35,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+14.28% +7.69%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £26,000 £26,100
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £45,000 £38,000
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
3100 3548 2530
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leeds 96.54% 97.15% 96.27%
Number of salaries quoted 2470 2884 2046
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 £56,000 £50,000 £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 29 May 2015.

Software Developer Salary Histogram in Leeds

Software Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leeds

For the 6 months to 29 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.

1 159 (76.08%) .NET
2 146 (69.86%) C#
3 138 (66.03%) SQL
4 134 (64.11%) SQL Server
5 109 (52.15%) Agile Software Development
6 92 (44.02%) MVC
6 92 (44.02%) ASP.NET
7 64 (30.62%) ASP.NET MVC
8 62 (29.67%) JavaScript
9 61 (29.19%) WinForms
10 55 (26.32%) WCF
11 52 (24.88%) Degree
12 49 (23.44%) OO
13 47 (22.49%) .NET Framework
14 45 (21.53%) Software Engineering
15 41 (19.62%) HTML
16 38 (18.18%) Finance
17 36 (17.22%) Oracle
18 35 (16.75%) Windows
18 35 (16.75%) Scrum
19 34 (16.27%) CSS
20 33 (15.79%) TDD
21 32 (15.31%) T-SQL
21 32 (15.31%) Microsoft
21 32 (15.31%) WPF
22 31 (14.83%) jQuery
23 30 (14.35%) Java
23 30 (14.35%) VB.NET
24 26 (12.44%) OOP
25 24 (11.48%) Business Intelligence

Software Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds by Category

For the 6 months to 29 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 (4.78%) Apache
2 6 (2.87%) SharePoint
3 5 (2.39%) WordPress
4 2 (0.96%) Node.js
5 1 (0.48%) CMS
5 1 (0.48%) IIS
Applications
1 21 (10.05%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (0.96%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 9 (4.31%) Amazon AWS
2 6 (2.87%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 9 (4.31%) Internet
2 7 (3.35%) HTTP
3 6 (2.87%) Intranet
4 2 (0.96%) Broadband
Database & Business Intelligence
1 134 (64.11%) SQL Server
2 21 (10.05%) MySQL
3 17 (8.13%) SQL Server 2008
4 15 (7.18%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 14 (6.70%) Big Data
6 10 (4.78%) Relational Database
7 9 (4.31%) SQL Server 2012
7 9 (4.31%) MongoDB
8 8 (3.83%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 7 (3.35%) SQL Server 2005
10 6 (2.87%) Oracle9i Database
10 6 (2.87%) Oracle Database 10g
10 6 (2.87%) SQLite
10 6 (2.87%) Oracle Database 11g
10 6 (2.87%) Oracle Database
11 4 (1.91%) Crystal Reports
11 4 (1.91%) Oracle Reports
11 4 (1.91%) Data Warehouse
11 4 (1.91%) NoSQL
11 4 (1.91%) Oracle ODI
Development Applications
1 22 (10.53%) Team Foundation Server
2 17 (8.13%) Selenium
3 13 (6.22%) Visual Studio
4 11 (5.26%) Git (software)
5 10 (4.78%) Moq
5 10 (4.78%) SoapUI
5 10 (4.78%) ReSharper
6 8 (3.83%) Hudson
6 8 (3.83%) Jenkins
6 8 (3.83%) TeamCity
7 3 (1.44%) JIRA
7 3 (1.44%) Subversion
8 2 (0.96%) JUnit
8 2 (0.96%) WebDriver
9 1 (0.48%) TortoiseSVN
9 1 (0.48%) AccuRev
9 1 (0.48%) MSTest
9 1 (0.48%) NUnit
General
1 38 (18.18%) Finance
2 17 (8.13%) Retail
3 7 (3.35%) Games
4 4 (1.91%) Pharmaceutical
5 2 (0.96%) Telecoms
6 1 (0.48%) Marketing
6 1 (0.48%) Advertising
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 159 (76.08%) .NET
2 92 (44.02%) ASP.NET
3 64 (30.62%) ASP.NET MVC
4 61 (29.19%) WinForms
5 55 (26.32%) WCF
6 47 (22.49%) .NET Framework
7 41 (19.62%) HTML
8 34 (16.27%) CSS
9 32 (15.31%) WPF
10 31 (14.83%) jQuery
11 22 (10.53%) XML
11 22 (10.53%) HTML5
12 20 (9.57%) ASP.NET Web Forms
13 16 (7.66%) Entity Framework
14 11 (5.26%) Symfony
14 11 (5.26%) Grails
14 11 (5.26%) RESTful
14 11 (5.26%) AngularJS
15 8 (3.83%) Spring
15 8 (3.83%) Hibernate
Miscellaneous
1 20 (9.57%) Enterprise Software
2 19 (9.09%) Computer Science
3 10 (4.78%) Mathematics
3 10 (4.78%) Private Cloud
4 9 (4.31%) Mobile App
5 6 (2.87%) Client/Server
5 6 (2.87%) Management Information System
5 6 (2.87%) iPad
6 5 (2.39%) Animation
7 4 (1.91%) NHS
7 4 (1.91%) 3D Graphics
8 3 (1.44%) User Experience
8 3 (1.44%) Analytical Skills
9 2 (0.96%) N-Tier
9 2 (0.96%) RIA
10 1 (0.48%) Physics
10 1 (0.48%) E-Learning
10 1 (0.48%) GIS
Operating Systems
1 35 (16.75%) Windows
2 19 (9.09%) Android
3 18 (8.61%) Linux
3 18 (8.61%) Apple iOS
4 9 (4.31%) Windows Mobile
5 2 (0.96%) Windows CE
6 1 (0.48%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 109 (52.15%) Agile Software Development
2 92 (44.02%) MVC
3 49 (23.44%) OO
4 45 (21.53%) Software Engineering
5 35 (16.75%) Scrum
6 33 (15.79%) TDD
7 26 (12.44%) OOP
8 24 (11.48%) Business Intelligence
9 17 (8.13%) Unit Testing
10 15 (7.18%) Continuous Integration
11 14 (6.70%) BDD
11 14 (6.70%) Analytics
12 12 (5.74%) Web Development
12 12 (5.74%) SDLC
13 11 (5.26%) Multithreading
14 10 (4.78%) UML
14 10 (4.78%) Concurrent Programming
15 9 (4.31%) Open Source
16 8 (3.83%) Android Development
16 8 (3.83%) iOS Development
Programming Languages
1 146 (69.86%) C#
2 138 (66.03%) SQL
3 62 (29.67%) JavaScript
4 32 (15.31%) T-SQL
5 30 (14.35%) Java
5 30 (14.35%) VB.NET
6 19 (9.09%) PHP
7 13 (6.22%) C++
8 11 (5.26%) Python
9 8 (3.83%) Groovy
10 6 (2.87%) Bash Shell
10 6 (2.87%) Ruby
11 3 (1.44%) C
12 1 (0.48%) VB6
12 1 (0.48%) VBA
12 1 (0.48%) Delphi
12 1 (0.48%) VB
Qualifications
1 52 (24.88%) Degree
2 6 (2.87%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (5.74%) QA
System Software
1 10 (4.78%) Hyper-V
Vendors
1 36 (17.22%) Oracle
2 32 (15.31%) Microsoft
3 10 (4.78%) Apple
4 8 (3.83%) Xamarin
5 4 (1.91%) Business Objects
6 2 (0.96%) Sybase
6 2 (0.96%) BEA
6 2 (0.96%) HP
6 2 (0.96%) Micro Focus
7 1 (0.48%) Sony
7 1 (0.48%) Salesforce.com
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