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 5 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Software Developer
Rank 116 86 79
Rank change year-on-year
-30 -7
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Developer 71 103 110
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leeds 2.11% 3.00% 3.37%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.19% 3.07% 3.46%
Number of salaries quoted 64 95 102
Average salary £45,000 £40,000 £36,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.50% +9.58%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £29,100 £25,200
10% offered a salary of more than £59,000 £42,500 £46,350
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
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
3240 3360 3180
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leeds 96.34% 97.99% 97.40%
Number of salaries quoted 2717 2726 2456
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 £27,500 £26,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -

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 5 February 2016.

Software Developer Salary Histogram in Leeds

Software Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leeds

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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.

1 106 (67.95%) C#
2 93 (59.62%) SQL Server
3 91 (58.33%) Agile Software Development
4 87 (55.77%) .NET
5 80 (51.28%) JavaScript
6 75 (48.08%) ASP.NET
7 69 (44.23%) SQL
8 59 (37.82%) MVC
9 49 (31.41%) ASP.NET MVC
10 45 (28.85%) Java
11 43 (27.56%) WCF
12 41 (26.28%) .NET Framework
13 37 (23.72%) HTML
14 36 (23.08%) Visual Studio
14 36 (23.08%) TDD
14 36 (23.08%) Degree
15 32 (20.51%) Software Engineering
15 32 (20.51%) T-SQL
16 30 (19.23%) CSS
16 30 (19.23%) Selenium
17 26 (16.67%) Microsoft
18 25 (16.03%) SQL Server Integration Services
18 25 (16.03%) jQuery
19 22 (14.10%) OO
19 22 (14.10%) XSLT
20 21 (13.46%) Scrum
20 21 (13.46%) Team Foundation Server
21 20 (12.82%) Computer Science
21 20 (12.82%) Linux
22 19 (12.18%) Web Services

Software Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 9 (5.77%) Node.js
2 6 (3.85%) Apache
3 5 (3.21%) IIS
3 5 (3.21%) SharePoint
4 1 (0.64%) Apache Solr
4 1 (0.64%) Elasticsearch
4 1 (0.64%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 13 (8.33%) MS Excel
2 6 (3.85%) MS Office
3 4 (2.56%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (0.64%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 3 (1.92%) Dynamics CRM
1 3 (1.92%) Dynamics GP
2 1 (0.64%) Visualfiles
Cloud Services
1 13 (8.33%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (1.92%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (0.64%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (1.92%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 93 (59.62%) SQL Server
2 25 (16.03%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 18 (11.54%) MySQL
4 15 (9.62%) Relational Database
5 14 (8.97%) MongoDB
6 13 (8.33%) RDBMS
7 11 (7.05%) NoSQL
8 9 (5.77%) SQL Server 2008
9 7 (4.49%) Redis
10 6 (3.85%) SQL Server 2005
10 6 (3.85%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 4 (2.56%) Neo4j
11 4 (2.56%) SQL Server 2012
11 4 (2.56%) SQL Server 2014
11 4 (2.56%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 3 (1.92%) Data Mining
12 3 (1.92%) Data Warehouse
13 2 (1.28%) Big Data
13 2 (1.28%) Hadoop
13 2 (1.28%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 36 (23.08%) Visual Studio
2 30 (19.23%) Selenium
3 21 (13.46%) Team Foundation Server
4 19 (12.18%) Git (software)
4 19 (12.18%) MSBuild
4 19 (12.18%) MSTest
4 19 (12.18%) NUnit
4 19 (12.18%) Octopus Deploy
4 19 (12.18%) ReSharper
4 19 (12.18%) SoapUI
4 19 (12.18%) SpecFlow
5 9 (5.77%) Eclipse
6 6 (3.85%) JUnit
7 5 (3.21%) Jenkins
8 4 (2.56%) Subversion
9 3 (1.92%) Eclipse RCP
9 3 (1.92%) VSS/SourceSafe
10 2 (1.28%) Maven
General
1 7 (4.49%) Finance
2 6 (3.85%) Games
3 2 (1.28%) Back Office
3 2 (1.28%) Banking
3 2 (1.28%) Legal
3 2 (1.28%) Telecoms
4 1 (0.64%) Advertising
4 1 (0.64%) Law
4 1 (0.64%) Pharmaceutical
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 87 (55.77%) .NET
2 75 (48.08%) ASP.NET
3 49 (31.41%) ASP.NET MVC
4 43 (27.56%) WCF
5 41 (26.28%) .NET Framework
6 37 (23.72%) HTML
7 30 (19.23%) CSS
8 25 (16.03%) jQuery
9 22 (14.10%) XSLT
10 19 (12.18%) Web Services
11 17 (10.90%) HTML5
12 16 (10.26%) ASP.NET Web API
12 16 (10.26%) XML
13 13 (8.33%) CSS3
13 13 (8.33%) Spring
14 10 (6.41%) AngularJS
14 10 (6.41%) React
15 7 (4.49%) Entity Framework
16 6 (3.85%) LAMP
16 6 (3.85%) XSD
Miscellaneous
1 20 (12.82%) Computer Science
2 5 (3.21%) Life Science
2 5 (3.21%) Mathematics
2 5 (3.21%) User Experience
3 4 (2.56%) Enterprise Software
4 3 (1.92%) Algorithms
4 3 (1.92%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (1.92%) Fat Client
4 3 (1.92%) Mobile App
4 3 (1.92%) Thin Client
5 2 (1.28%) Social Media
6 1 (0.64%) Client/Server
6 1 (0.64%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 20 (12.82%) Linux
2 13 (8.33%) Windows
3 4 (2.56%) Unix
4 1 (0.64%) Android
4 1 (0.64%) Apple iOS
4 1 (0.64%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 91 (58.33%) Agile Software Development
2 59 (37.82%) MVC
3 36 (23.08%) TDD
4 32 (20.51%) Software Engineering
5 22 (14.10%) OO
6 21 (13.46%) Scrum
7 19 (12.18%) DSDM
8 17 (10.90%) Automated Testing
9 13 (8.33%) Continuous Integration
9 13 (8.33%) Web Development
10 12 (7.69%) Mentoring
11 11 (7.05%) SOLID
12 9 (5.77%) Front End Development
12 9 (5.77%) OOP
12 9 (5.77%) Software Architecture
13 8 (5.13%) Coaching
13 8 (5.13%) DevOps
13 8 (5.13%) E-Commerce
14 7 (4.49%) Functional Programming
14 7 (4.49%) Web Application Development
Programming Languages
1 106 (67.95%) C#
2 80 (51.28%) JavaScript
3 69 (44.23%) SQL
4 45 (28.85%) Java
5 32 (20.51%) T-SQL
6 13 (8.33%) C++
7 11 (7.05%) PHP
8 10 (6.41%) Python
9 9 (5.77%) Ruby
10 6 (3.85%) VB.NET
11 5 (3.21%) C
12 4 (2.56%) Delphi
13 2 (1.28%) Perl
14 1 (0.64%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 36 (23.08%) Degree
2 5 (3.21%) MCTS
2 5 (3.21%) Microsoft Certification
3 4 (2.56%) Security Cleared
4 1 (0.64%) SC Cleared
Vendors
1 26 (16.67%) Microsoft
2 12 (7.69%) Oracle
3 4 (2.56%) Borland
4 1 (0.64%) Xamarin
Leeds
Computer Futures
Salary: competitive
Posted: 2 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Reward Recruitment
Salary: From £20,000 to £40,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Salary: Up to £50,000 per annum plus benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Leeds, Yorkshire
Age Partnership
Salary: 25 days holiday, plus birthday day off, free parking.
Posted: 4 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
CoreCom Consulting
Salary: £26000 - £30000 per annum + benefits & pension
Posted: 5 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Searchability
Salary: £32000 - £42000 per annum + Generous holidays
Posted: 5 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Searchability
Salary: £40000 - £52000 per annum + Generous holidays
Posted: 5 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Salary: £35000 - £43000 per annum + Holidays, Pension etc
Posted: 6 days ago
Leeds
Computer Futures
Salary: competitive
Posted: 10 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
EE
Salary: competitive + bonus
Posted: 24 days ago
London OR Leeds OR Reading
InfoURGE Technologies
Salary: £0 - £70,000 per year
Posted: 25 days ago