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 30 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Software Developer
Rank 84 73 75
Rank change year-on-year
-11 +2
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Developer 94 106 86
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leeds 2.72% 3.26% 2.93%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.79% 3.39% 3.02%
Number of salaries quoted 85 100 72
Average salary £40,000 £37,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+8.10% +5.71%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,100 £26,800 £26,050
10% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £45,150 £45,000
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
3366 3125 2843
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leeds 97.40% 96.04% 96.70%
Number of salaries quoted 2734 2429 2417
Average salary £40,000 £38,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.26% +8.57%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £24,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £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 30 January 2015.

Software Developer Salary Histogram in Leeds

Software Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leeds

For the 6 months to 30 January 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.

1 165 (83.76%) .NET
2 162 (82.23%) C#
3 147 (74.62%) SQL Server
4 119 (60.41%) ASP.NET
5 114 (57.87%) MVC
6 92 (46.70%) SQL
7 87 (44.16%) ASP.NET MVC
8 86 (43.65%) Agile Software Development
9 70 (35.53%) .NET Framework
10 66 (33.50%) WCF
11 59 (29.95%) Microsoft
12 57 (28.93%) JavaScript
13 56 (28.43%) WPF
14 52 (26.40%) WinForms
15 51 (25.89%) HTML
16 49 (24.87%) Finance
17 44 (22.34%) Scrum
18 43 (21.83%) T-SQL
18 43 (21.83%) VB.NET
19 42 (21.32%) CSS
20 40 (20.30%) Windows
20 40 (20.30%) OOP
21 37 (18.78%) Retail
22 35 (17.77%) MS Excel
23 34 (17.26%) Degree
24 33 (16.75%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
25 32 (16.24%) OO
26 31 (15.74%) XML
26 31 (15.74%) Team Foundation Server
27 30 (15.23%) SQL Server 2008

Software Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 13 (6.60%) SharePoint
2 6 (3.05%) Apache
3 3 (1.52%) NServiceBus
3 3 (1.52%) Umbraco
4 1 (0.51%) SharePoint 2010
4 1 (0.51%) ArcSDE
4 1 (0.51%) ArcGIS
Applications
1 35 (17.77%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (0.51%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.51%) SaaS
1 1 (0.51%) Force.com
1 1 (0.51%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 5 (2.54%) Internet
2 4 (2.03%) Intranet
3 1 (0.51%) HTTPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 147 (74.62%) SQL Server
2 30 (15.23%) SQL Server 2008
3 22 (11.17%) MySQL
4 19 (9.64%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 17 (8.63%) SQL Server 2012
6 13 (6.60%) Big Data
6 13 (6.60%) SQL Server 2005
7 12 (6.09%) Oracle Database 10g
7 12 (6.09%) Oracle9i Database
7 12 (6.09%) Oracle Database 11g
7 12 (6.09%) Oracle Database
8 10 (5.08%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 4 (2.03%) Oracle Reports
9 4 (2.03%) Crystal Reports
9 4 (2.03%) Oracle BI EE
9 4 (2.03%) Oracle ODI
10 3 (1.52%) Relational Database
11 2 (1.02%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 1 (0.51%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 31 (15.74%) Team Foundation Server
2 23 (11.68%) Visual Studio
3 19 (9.64%) Selenium
4 18 (9.14%) SoapUI
5 13 (6.60%) Moq
5 13 (6.60%) ReSharper
6 6 (3.05%) TeamCity
6 6 (3.05%) Hudson
6 6 (3.05%) Git (software)
6 6 (3.05%) Jenkins
7 5 (2.54%) WebDriver
7 5 (2.54%) Cucumber
7 5 (2.54%) Maven
7 5 (2.54%) QuickTest Pro
8 3 (1.52%) SpecFlow
9 2 (1.02%) VSS/SourceSafe
10 1 (0.51%) JIRA
General
1 49 (24.87%) Finance
2 37 (18.78%) Retail
3 10 (5.08%) Pharmaceutical
4 1 (0.51%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 165 (83.76%) .NET
2 119 (60.41%) ASP.NET
3 87 (44.16%) ASP.NET MVC
4 70 (35.53%) .NET Framework
5 66 (33.50%) WCF
6 56 (28.43%) WPF
7 52 (26.40%) WinForms
8 51 (25.89%) HTML
9 42 (21.32%) CSS
10 33 (16.75%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
11 31 (15.74%) XML
12 24 (12.18%) jQuery
13 17 (8.63%) ASP.NET Web Forms
13 17 (8.63%) Web Services
14 15 (7.61%) Silverlight
15 12 (6.09%) SOAP
15 12 (6.09%) REST
16 8 (4.06%) NHibernate
17 6 (3.05%) RESTful
17 6 (3.05%) Symfony
Miscellaneous
1 22 (11.17%) Enterprise Software
2 15 (7.61%) NHS
3 14 (7.11%) Mathematics
3 14 (7.11%) Open Source
4 8 (4.06%) iPad
5 7 (3.55%) iPhone
6 6 (3.05%) Physics
7 5 (2.54%) Computer Science
8 4 (2.03%) GIS
8 4 (2.03%) Client/Server
8 4 (2.03%) Management Information System
9 3 (1.52%) Analytical Skills
10 2 (1.02%) Mobile App
11 1 (0.51%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 40 (20.30%) Windows
2 17 (8.63%) Apple iOS
3 6 (3.05%) Linux
4 5 (2.54%) Android
5 2 (1.02%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 114 (57.87%) MVC
2 86 (43.65%) Agile Software Development
3 44 (22.34%) Scrum
4 40 (20.30%) OOP
5 32 (16.24%) OO
6 22 (11.17%) UML
7 18 (9.14%) Business Intelligence
8 16 (8.12%) Software Engineering
9 15 (7.61%) Kanban
10 13 (6.60%) Analytics
11 10 (5.08%) TDD
11 10 (5.08%) Automation Testing
12 9 (4.57%) Web Development
13 8 (4.06%) Unit Testing
14 7 (3.55%) Coaching
14 7 (3.55%) CRM
15 6 (3.05%) Migration
15 6 (3.05%) System Testing
16 5 (2.54%) iOS Development
17 4 (2.03%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 162 (82.23%) C#
2 92 (46.70%) SQL
3 57 (28.93%) JavaScript
4 43 (21.83%) T-SQL
4 43 (21.83%) VB.NET
5 22 (11.17%) Java
6 11 (5.58%) C
7 9 (4.57%) C++
8 7 (3.55%) PHP
9 6 (3.05%) VB
9 6 (3.05%) VB6
10 5 (2.54%) PL/SQL
11 3 (1.52%) PowerShell
11 3 (1.52%) Python
12 1 (0.51%) Perl
Qualifications
1 34 (17.26%) Degree
2 11 (5.58%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (3.05%) QA
System Software
1 13 (6.60%) Hyper-V
Vendors
1 59 (29.95%) Microsoft
2 29 (14.72%) Oracle
3 17 (8.63%) Apple
4 4 (2.03%) Business Objects
5 2 (1.02%) BEA
5 2 (1.02%) Micro Focus
5 2 (1.02%) HP
6 1 (0.51%) AccuRev
6 1 (0.51%) SAP
6 1 (0.51%) Salesforce.com
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