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 1 September 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
1 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Software Developer
Rank 121 85 66
Rank change year-on-year
-36 -19
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Developer 57 113 100
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leeds 1.60% 3.00% 3.84%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.68% 3.10% 4.02%
Number of salaries quoted 50 89 83
Average salary £37,500 £32,500 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+15.38% -
90% offered a salary of more than £28,600 £23,800 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £45,000 £42,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £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
3390 3645 2486
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leeds 95.17% 96.66% 95.54%
Number of salaries quoted 2690 2809 1915
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,300 £23,500 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.56%

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 1 September 2015.

Software Developer Salary Histogram in Leeds

Software Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leeds

For the 6 months to 1 September 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 97 (65.10%) .NET
2 91 (61.07%) C#
3 80 (53.69%) SQL Server
4 76 (51.01%) SQL
5 74 (49.66%) Agile Software Development
6 70 (46.98%) JavaScript
7 63 (42.28%) ASP.NET
8 57 (38.26%) MVC
9 47 (31.54%) Java
10 45 (30.20%) HTML
11 41 (27.52%) Software Engineering
12 39 (26.17%) OO
13 37 (24.83%) Degree
14 32 (21.48%) jQuery
15 31 (20.81%) Computer Science
16 30 (20.13%) CSS
16 30 (20.13%) Oracle
17 29 (19.46%) ASP.NET MVC
18 26 (17.45%) WinForms
19 23 (15.44%) WCF
19 23 (15.44%) .NET Framework
19 23 (15.44%) HTML5
20 21 (14.09%) TDD
21 20 (13.42%) Linux
21 20 (13.42%) Python
21 20 (13.42%) ASP.NET Web Forms
22 19 (12.75%) C++
23 16 (10.74%) Android
23 16 (10.74%) Windows
23 16 (10.74%) Ruby

Software Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds by Category

For the 6 months to 1 September 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 5 (3.36%) Tomcat
2 4 (2.68%) CMS
2 4 (2.68%) Node.js
3 3 (2.01%) WordPress
4 2 (1.34%) Apache Pig
5 1 (0.67%) JBoss
5 1 (0.67%) Apache Solr
5 1 (0.67%) SharePoint
5 1 (0.67%) SAS
Applications
1 4 (2.68%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.67%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 7 (4.70%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (2.68%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (2.01%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 8 (5.37%) Internet
2 6 (4.03%) Broadband
3 3 (2.01%) HTTP
4 2 (1.34%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 80 (53.69%) SQL Server
2 13 (8.72%) MySQL
3 9 (6.04%) MongoDB
4 6 (4.03%) Data Warehouse
4 6 (4.03%) SQLite
5 5 (3.36%) Big Data
6 4 (2.68%) Relational Database
6 4 (2.68%) NoSQL
6 4 (2.68%) RDBMS
6 4 (2.68%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 3 (2.01%) SQL Server 2008
7 3 (2.01%) Hadoop
8 2 (1.34%) CouchDB
8 2 (1.34%) Apache Hive
8 2 (1.34%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 13 (8.72%) Selenium
2 8 (5.37%) JUnit
3 5 (3.36%) Visual Studio
3 5 (3.36%) Maven
3 5 (3.36%) Ant
4 2 (1.34%) Git (software)
4 2 (1.34%) Team Foundation Server
4 2 (1.34%) WebDriver
4 2 (1.34%) JIRA
5 1 (0.67%) TeamCity
5 1 (0.67%) Eclipse
5 1 (0.67%) Subversion
General
1 7 (4.70%) Finance
2 6 (4.03%) Games
3 2 (1.34%) Advertising
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 97 (65.10%) .NET
2 63 (42.28%) ASP.NET
3 45 (30.20%) HTML
4 32 (21.48%) jQuery
5 30 (20.13%) CSS
6 29 (19.46%) ASP.NET MVC
7 26 (17.45%) WinForms
8 23 (15.44%) .NET Framework
8 23 (15.44%) WCF
8 23 (15.44%) HTML5
9 20 (13.42%) ASP.NET Web Forms
10 15 (10.07%) AngularJS
11 14 (9.40%) Web Services
11 14 (9.40%) XML
12 13 (8.72%) Spring
13 10 (6.71%) Ajax
14 8 (5.37%) Java EE
15 7 (4.70%) Middleware
16 6 (4.03%) WPF
16 6 (4.03%) JAXB
Miscellaneous
1 31 (20.81%) Computer Science
2 15 (10.07%) Enterprise Software
3 14 (9.40%) Mathematics
4 8 (5.37%) User Experience
5 6 (4.03%) RIA
6 5 (3.36%) iPad
6 5 (3.36%) Biometrics
6 5 (3.36%) IVR
6 5 (3.36%) Animation
7 4 (2.68%) 3D Graphics
7 4 (2.68%) N-Tier
7 4 (2.68%) Mobile App
8 3 (2.01%) Physics
9 2 (1.34%) Management Information System
9 2 (1.34%) E-Learning
9 2 (1.34%) Client/Server
10 1 (0.67%) W3C
10 1 (0.67%) Thin Client
10 1 (0.67%) Fat Client
10 1 (0.67%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 20 (13.42%) Linux
2 16 (10.74%) Windows
2 16 (10.74%) Android
3 12 (8.05%) Apple iOS
4 8 (5.37%) Windows Mobile
5 4 (2.68%) Windows CE
6 2 (1.34%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 74 (49.66%) Agile Software Development
2 57 (38.26%) MVC
3 41 (27.52%) Software Engineering
4 39 (26.17%) OO
5 21 (14.09%) TDD
6 15 (10.07%) Continuous Integration
6 15 (10.07%) Multithreading
6 15 (10.07%) Concurrent Programming
7 12 (8.05%) Scrum
8 10 (6.71%) OOP
8 10 (6.71%) Business Intelligence
8 10 (6.71%) BDD
9 9 (6.04%) Open Source
10 8 (5.37%) Android Development
10 8 (5.37%) iOS Development
11 7 (4.70%) Test Scripting
11 7 (4.70%) Test Strategy
11 7 (4.70%) ETL
12 6 (4.03%) Pair Programming
12 6 (4.03%) Analytics
Programming Languages
1 91 (61.07%) C#
2 76 (51.01%) SQL
3 70 (46.98%) JavaScript
4 47 (31.54%) Java
5 20 (13.42%) Python
6 19 (12.75%) C++
7 16 (10.74%) Ruby
8 13 (8.72%) VB.NET
9 8 (5.37%) T-SQL
10 7 (4.70%) PHP
11 6 (4.03%) Groovy
12 5 (3.36%) Bash Shell
13 3 (2.01%) VB6
13 3 (2.01%) VB
13 3 (2.01%) C
14 2 (1.34%) Perl
14 2 (1.34%) Scala
15 1 (0.67%) R
15 1 (0.67%) VBA
Qualifications
1 37 (24.83%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (3.36%) QA
Systems Management
1 5 (3.36%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 30 (20.13%) Oracle
2 8 (5.37%) Xamarin
3 6 (4.03%) Apple
4 5 (3.36%) Microsoft
5 1 (0.67%) Sony
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