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

Location
3 months to
2 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Software Developer
Rank 68 62 70
Rank change year-on-year
-6 +8
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Developer 118 127 101
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leeds 3.24% 3.67% 3.54%
As % of the Job Titles category 3.32% 3.80% 3.66%
Number of salaries quoted 111 116 84
Average salary £40,000 £36,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+9.58% +4.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £26,500 £26,450
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £46,500 £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
3557 3338 2758
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leeds 97.77% 96.33% 96.67%
Number of salaries quoted 2875 2616 2281
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £36,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% +4.16%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £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 2 March 2015.

Software Developer Salary Histogram in Leeds

Software Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leeds

For the 6 months to 2 March 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.

1 181 (83.03%) .NET
2 175 (80.28%) C#
3 160 (73.39%) SQL Server
4 124 (56.88%) SQL
5 121 (55.50%) ASP.NET
6 117 (53.67%) MVC
7 107 (49.08%) Agile Software Development
8 92 (42.20%) ASP.NET MVC
9 78 (35.78%) WCF
10 69 (31.65%) .NET Framework
11 67 (30.73%) WinForms
12 58 (26.61%) WPF
13 57 (26.15%) Finance
13 57 (26.15%) JavaScript
13 57 (26.15%) Microsoft
14 52 (23.85%) Scrum
15 49 (22.48%) T-SQL
16 46 (21.10%) OOP
17 45 (20.64%) VB.NET
18 44 (20.18%) HTML
19 43 (19.72%) OO
20 42 (19.27%) Degree
21 41 (18.81%) CSS
22 40 (18.35%) Windows
23 39 (17.89%) Retail
24 36 (16.51%) Team Foundation Server
25 34 (15.60%) XML
25 34 (15.60%) Oracle
25 34 (15.60%) MS Excel
26 32 (14.68%) ADO.NET Entity Framework

Software Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds by Category

For the 6 months to 2 March 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 12 (5.50%) SharePoint
2 10 (4.59%) Apache
3 3 (1.38%) Umbraco
4 2 (0.92%) WordPress
5 1 (0.46%) IIS
5 1 (0.46%) ArcGIS
5 1 (0.46%) ArcSDE
Applications
1 34 (15.60%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (0.92%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 2 (0.92%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (0.46%) SaaS
2 1 (0.46%) Force.com
Communications & Networking
1 5 (2.29%) Internet
2 4 (1.83%) HTTP
2 4 (1.83%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 160 (73.39%) SQL Server
2 28 (12.84%) MySQL
2 28 (12.84%) SQL Server 2008
3 19 (8.72%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 18 (8.26%) SQL Server 2012
5 17 (7.80%) Big Data
6 13 (5.96%) SQL Server 2005
6 13 (5.96%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 12 (5.50%) Oracle Database 11g
7 12 (5.50%) Oracle9i Database
7 12 (5.50%) Oracle Database 10g
7 12 (5.50%) Oracle Database
8 10 (4.59%) Relational Database
9 4 (1.83%) Oracle ODI
9 4 (1.83%) Crystal Reports
9 4 (1.83%) Oracle Reports
9 4 (1.83%) Oracle BI EE
10 2 (0.92%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 1 (0.46%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 36 (16.51%) Team Foundation Server
2 22 (10.09%) SoapUI
3 19 (8.72%) Selenium
4 17 (7.80%) Visual Studio
4 17 (7.80%) ReSharper
4 17 (7.80%) Moq
5 10 (4.59%) Git (software)
6 8 (3.67%) TeamCity
6 8 (3.67%) Jenkins
6 8 (3.67%) Hudson
7 5 (2.29%) Cucumber
7 5 (2.29%) WebDriver
7 5 (2.29%) Maven
7 5 (2.29%) QuickTest Pro
8 3 (1.38%) Subversion
9 2 (0.92%) VSS/SourceSafe
10 1 (0.46%) NUnit
10 1 (0.46%) JIRA
10 1 (0.46%) MSTest
10 1 (0.46%) TortoiseSVN
General
1 57 (26.15%) Finance
2 39 (17.89%) Retail
3 10 (4.59%) Pharmaceutical
4 2 (0.92%) Telecoms
5 1 (0.46%) Manufacturing
5 1 (0.46%) Games
5 1 (0.46%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 181 (83.03%) .NET
2 121 (55.50%) ASP.NET
3 92 (42.20%) ASP.NET MVC
4 78 (35.78%) WCF
5 69 (31.65%) .NET Framework
6 67 (30.73%) WinForms
7 58 (26.61%) WPF
8 44 (20.18%) HTML
9 41 (18.81%) CSS
10 34 (15.60%) XML
11 32 (14.68%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
12 26 (11.93%) jQuery
13 17 (7.80%) Web Services
14 14 (6.42%) ASP.NET Web Forms
15 13 (5.96%) Silverlight
16 12 (5.50%) SOAP
17 11 (5.05%) REST
18 9 (4.13%) NHibernate
19 8 (3.67%) RESTful
19 8 (3.67%) Symfony
Miscellaneous
1 23 (10.55%) Enterprise Software
2 14 (6.42%) NHS
2 14 (6.42%) Open Source
3 9 (4.13%) Mathematics
4 7 (3.21%) iPad
5 6 (2.75%) iPhone
6 4 (1.83%) Physics
6 4 (1.83%) Client/Server
6 4 (1.83%) Management Information System
7 3 (1.38%) Computer Science
7 3 (1.38%) Mobile App
7 3 (1.38%) Analytical Skills
8 2 (0.92%) GIS
9 1 (0.46%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 40 (18.35%) Windows
2 17 (7.80%) Apple iOS
3 10 (4.59%) Linux
4 5 (2.29%) Android
5 3 (1.38%) Windows Mobile
6 1 (0.46%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 117 (53.67%) MVC
2 107 (49.08%) Agile Software Development
3 52 (23.85%) Scrum
4 46 (21.10%) OOP
5 43 (19.72%) OO
6 24 (11.01%) TDD
7 23 (10.55%) Business Intelligence
8 22 (10.09%) UML
9 19 (8.72%) Software Engineering
10 17 (7.80%) Analytics
11 16 (7.34%) Unit Testing
12 15 (6.88%) Web Development
13 14 (6.42%) Kanban
14 11 (5.05%) Automation Testing
15 8 (3.67%) System Testing
15 8 (3.67%) Continuous Integration
16 7 (3.21%) Coaching
16 7 (3.21%) BDD
16 7 (3.21%) CRM
17 6 (2.75%) RUP
Programming Languages
1 175 (80.28%) C#
2 124 (56.88%) SQL
3 57 (26.15%) JavaScript
4 49 (22.48%) T-SQL
5 45 (20.64%) VB.NET
6 27 (12.39%) Java
7 12 (5.50%) PHP
8 8 (3.67%) C
9 6 (2.75%) C++
10 3 (1.38%) Groovy
11 2 (0.92%) Python
11 2 (0.92%) VB6
11 2 (0.92%) VB
12 1 (0.46%) PL/SQL
12 1 (0.46%) Delphi
Qualifications
1 42 (19.27%) Degree
2 12 (5.50%) Microsoft Certification
3 3 (1.38%) VCP4
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (3.67%) QA
System Software
1 17 (7.80%) Hyper-V
Vendors
1 57 (26.15%) Microsoft
2 34 (15.60%) Oracle
3 16 (7.34%) Apple
4 4 (1.83%) Business Objects
5 2 (0.92%) Sybase
5 2 (0.92%) HP
5 2 (0.92%) BEA
5 2 (0.92%) Micro Focus
6 1 (0.46%) Salesforce.com
6 1 (0.46%) SAP
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