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 3 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
3 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Software Developer
Rank 97 71 58
Rank change year-on-year
-26 -13
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Developer 85 130 94
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leeds 2.52% 3.56% 3.75%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.62% 3.66% 3.91%
Number of salaries quoted 77 110 72
Average salary £40,000 £35,000 £33,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+14.28% +6.06%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,500 £23,950 £22,050
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £45,000 £37,375
UK excluding London average salary £39,500 £37,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+5.33% +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
3249 3551 2407
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leeds 96.24% 97.26% 95.90%
Number of salaries quoted 2558 2823 1885
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +14.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £25,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £52,500 £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 3 July 2015.

Software Developer Salary Histogram in Leeds

Software Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leeds

For the 6 months to 3 July 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.

1 145 (71.08%) .NET
2 135 (66.18%) C#
3 124 (60.78%) SQL Server
3 124 (60.78%) SQL
4 100 (49.02%) Agile Software Development
5 84 (41.18%) ASP.NET
6 81 (39.71%) MVC
7 79 (38.73%) JavaScript
8 57 (27.94%) WinForms
9 55 (26.96%) OO
10 52 (25.49%) Degree
11 51 (25.00%) Software Engineering
12 50 (24.51%) ASP.NET MVC
13 48 (23.53%) WCF
14 46 (22.55%) HTML
14 46 (22.55%) Java
15 43 (21.08%) jQuery
16 42 (20.59%) TDD
17 41 (20.10%) Oracle
18 39 (19.12%) CSS
19 36 (17.65%) .NET Framework
20 26 (12.75%) HTML5
20 26 (12.75%) Finance
20 26 (12.75%) Windows
21 24 (11.76%) Computer Science
21 24 (11.76%) Scrum
22 23 (11.27%) Linux
22 23 (11.27%) ASP.NET Web Forms
23 22 (10.78%) OOP
23 22 (10.78%) MySQL

Software Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds by Category

For the 6 months to 3 July 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 8 (3.92%) Apache
2 5 (2.45%) Tomcat
2 5 (2.45%) WordPress
3 4 (1.96%) CMS
4 3 (1.47%) SharePoint
5 2 (0.98%) Node.js
6 1 (0.49%) Apache Pig
6 1 (0.49%) IIS
6 1 (0.49%) JBoss
6 1 (0.49%) SAS
Applications
1 15 (7.35%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (0.98%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 9 (4.41%) Amazon AWS
2 6 (2.94%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (0.49%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 12 (5.88%) Internet
2 7 (3.43%) HTTP
3 6 (2.94%) Intranet
3 6 (2.94%) Broadband
Database & Business Intelligence
1 124 (60.78%) SQL Server
2 22 (10.78%) MySQL
3 11 (5.39%) SQL Server 2008
3 11 (5.39%) Big Data
3 11 (5.39%) Relational Database
4 10 (4.90%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 9 (4.41%) MongoDB
6 6 (2.94%) SQLite
6 6 (2.94%) SQL Server 2012
7 5 (2.45%) Data Warehouse
8 4 (1.96%) SQL Server 2005
8 4 (1.96%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 4 (1.96%) NoSQL
9 3 (1.47%) Oracle Database 10g
9 3 (1.47%) Oracle Database 11g
9 3 (1.47%) Oracle9i Database
9 3 (1.47%) Oracle Database
10 2 (0.98%) RDBMS
10 2 (0.98%) CouchDB
11 1 (0.49%) Apache Hive
Development Applications
1 19 (9.31%) Selenium
2 13 (6.37%) Team Foundation Server
3 10 (4.90%) Visual Studio
4 9 (4.41%) Git (software)
5 7 (3.43%) JUnit
5 7 (3.43%) TeamCity
6 6 (2.94%) Moq
6 6 (2.94%) Hudson
6 6 (2.94%) SoapUI
6 6 (2.94%) Jenkins
6 6 (2.94%) ReSharper
7 5 (2.45%) Maven
7 5 (2.45%) Ant
8 4 (1.96%) Subversion
9 2 (0.98%) JIRA
9 2 (0.98%) WebDriver
10 1 (0.49%) MSTest
10 1 (0.49%) NUnit
10 1 (0.49%) TortoiseSVN
General
1 26 (12.75%) Finance
2 7 (3.43%) Games
2 7 (3.43%) Retail
3 2 (0.98%) Telecoms
4 1 (0.49%) Marketing
4 1 (0.49%) Advertising
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 145 (71.08%) .NET
2 84 (41.18%) ASP.NET
3 57 (27.94%) WinForms
4 50 (24.51%) ASP.NET MVC
5 48 (23.53%) WCF
6 46 (22.55%) HTML
7 43 (21.08%) jQuery
8 39 (19.12%) CSS
9 36 (17.65%) .NET Framework
10 26 (12.75%) HTML5
11 23 (11.27%) ASP.NET Web Forms
12 18 (8.82%) XML
13 16 (7.84%) WPF
14 15 (7.35%) Spring
14 15 (7.35%) AngularJS
15 11 (5.39%) Grails
15 11 (5.39%) Web Services
16 9 (4.41%) Symfony
16 9 (4.41%) CSS3
16 9 (4.41%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 24 (11.76%) Computer Science
2 16 (7.84%) Enterprise Software
3 10 (4.90%) Mathematics
4 9 (4.41%) Mobile App
5 8 (3.92%) User Experience
6 6 (2.94%) RIA
6 6 (2.94%) iPad
6 6 (2.94%) Client/Server
6 6 (2.94%) Management Information System
6 6 (2.94%) Private Cloud
7 5 (2.45%) IVR
7 5 (2.45%) Animation
7 5 (2.45%) Biometrics
8 4 (1.96%) 3D Graphics
9 3 (1.47%) N-Tier
10 2 (0.98%) E-Learning
10 2 (0.98%) Analytical Skills
11 1 (0.49%) Algorithms
11 1 (0.49%) Physics
11 1 (0.49%) GIS
Operating Systems
1 26 (12.75%) Windows
2 23 (11.27%) Linux
3 19 (9.31%) Android
4 14 (6.86%) Apple iOS
5 9 (4.41%) Windows Mobile
6 3 (1.47%) Windows CE
7 2 (0.98%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 100 (49.02%) Agile Software Development
2 81 (39.71%) MVC
3 55 (26.96%) OO
4 51 (25.00%) Software Engineering
5 42 (20.59%) TDD
6 24 (11.76%) Scrum
7 22 (10.78%) OOP
8 21 (10.29%) Continuous Integration
9 18 (8.82%) BDD
10 17 (8.33%) Business Intelligence
11 15 (7.35%) Multithreading
11 15 (7.35%) Unit Testing
11 15 (7.35%) Concurrent Programming
12 12 (5.88%) Analytics
13 11 (5.39%) SDLC
14 10 (4.90%) Open Source
14 10 (4.90%) Web Development
15 8 (3.92%) Android Development
15 8 (3.92%) iOS Development
16 7 (3.43%) Test Strategy
Programming Languages
1 135 (66.18%) C#
2 124 (60.78%) SQL
3 79 (38.73%) JavaScript
4 46 (22.55%) Java
5 21 (10.29%) VB.NET
6 20 (9.80%) T-SQL
7 18 (8.82%) Python
8 17 (8.33%) PHP
9 14 (6.86%) C++
10 13 (6.37%) Ruby
11 9 (4.41%) Groovy
12 6 (2.94%) Bash Shell
13 3 (1.47%) C
14 1 (0.49%) Delphi
14 1 (0.49%) Perl
14 1 (0.49%) R
14 1 (0.49%) VBA
14 1 (0.49%) Scala
Qualifications
1 52 (25.49%) Degree
2 3 (1.47%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (5.39%) QA
System Software
1 6 (2.94%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 5 (2.45%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 41 (20.10%) Oracle
2 17 (8.33%) Microsoft
3 8 (3.92%) Xamarin
4 6 (2.94%) Apple
5 2 (0.98%) Sybase
6 1 (0.49%) Salesforce.com
6 1 (0.49%) Sony
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