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 28 April 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
28 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Software Developer
Rank 128 78 63
Rank change year-on-year
-50 -15
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Developer 52 109 147
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leeds 1.62% 3.09% 3.96%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.66% 3.16% 4.04%
Number of salaries quoted 35 105 139
Average salary £35,000 £40,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-12.50% +14.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £45,000 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £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
3125 3453 3635
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leeds 97.11% 97.79% 97.85%
Number of salaries quoted 2519 2735 2922
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £24,250
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

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 28 April 2016.

Software Developer Salary Histogram in Leeds

Software Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leeds

For the 6 months to 28 April 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 94 (74.60%) C#
2 86 (68.25%) .NET
3 80 (63.49%) SQL Server
4 68 (53.97%) ASP.NET
5 67 (53.17%) Agile Software Development
6 63 (50.00%) MVC
7 58 (46.03%) JavaScript
8 57 (45.24%) SQL
9 48 (38.10%) WCF
10 43 (34.13%) ASP.NET MVC
11 39 (30.95%) Visual Studio
12 38 (30.16%) .NET Framework
13 30 (23.81%) Degree
14 29 (23.02%) TDD
15 27 (21.43%) Microsoft
15 27 (21.43%) jQuery
16 26 (20.63%) Software Engineering
17 25 (19.84%) T-SQL
17 25 (19.84%) HTML
18 24 (19.05%) Java
19 23 (18.25%) CSS
20 21 (16.67%) VB.NET
21 20 (15.87%) OO
22 19 (15.08%) SQL Server Integration Services
23 18 (14.29%) Team Foundation Server
24 17 (13.49%) Entity Framework
24 17 (13.49%) Computer Science
24 17 (13.49%) Web Services
25 16 (12.70%) MS Excel
26 15 (11.90%) Windows

Software Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds by Category

For the 6 months to 28 April 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 11 (8.73%) IIS
2 6 (4.76%) SharePoint
3 4 (3.17%) Node.js
4 1 (0.79%) SharePoint Server
4 1 (0.79%) WebSphere
Applications
1 16 (12.70%) MS Excel
2 11 (8.73%) MS Office
3 4 (3.17%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (0.79%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 5 (3.97%) Dynamics CRM
1 5 (3.97%) Dynamics GP
2 4 (3.17%) SystmOne
Cloud Services
1 10 (7.94%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (0.79%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (0.79%) HTTP
1 1 (0.79%) SSH
1 1 (0.79%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 80 (63.49%) SQL Server
2 19 (15.08%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 15 (11.90%) SQL Server 2008
4 10 (7.94%) MySQL
4 10 (7.94%) NoSQL
4 10 (7.94%) SQL Server 2012
4 10 (7.94%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 8 (6.35%) MongoDB
6 7 (5.56%) RDBMS
6 7 (5.56%) Relational Database
7 6 (4.76%) SQL Server 2014
8 5 (3.97%) SQL Server 2005
9 4 (3.17%) Redis
9 4 (3.17%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 3 (2.38%) Data Warehouse
10 3 (2.38%) RavenDB
11 2 (1.59%) Neo4j
12 1 (0.79%) Couchbase
12 1 (0.79%) Data Mining
12 1 (0.79%) Riak
Development Applications
1 39 (30.95%) Visual Studio
2 18 (14.29%) Team Foundation Server
3 15 (11.90%) NUnit
3 15 (11.90%) Selenium
4 13 (10.32%) Git (software)
4 13 (10.32%) SoapUI
5 12 (9.52%) MSBuild
5 12 (9.52%) MSTest
5 12 (9.52%) Octopus Deploy
5 12 (9.52%) ReSharper
5 12 (9.52%) SpecFlow
6 6 (4.76%) JIRA
6 6 (4.76%) JUnit
7 5 (3.97%) Maven
7 5 (3.97%) Toad
8 3 (2.38%) Eclipse
9 2 (1.59%) Jenkins
9 2 (1.59%) Subversion
10 1 (0.79%) Eclipse RCP
10 1 (0.79%) Ranorex
General
1 13 (10.32%) Finance
2 6 (4.76%) Games
3 4 (3.17%) Legal
4 1 (0.79%) Banking
4 1 (0.79%) Pharmaceutical
4 1 (0.79%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 86 (68.25%) .NET
2 68 (53.97%) ASP.NET
3 48 (38.10%) WCF
4 43 (34.13%) ASP.NET MVC
5 38 (30.16%) .NET Framework
6 27 (21.43%) jQuery
7 25 (19.84%) HTML
8 23 (18.25%) CSS
9 17 (13.49%) Entity Framework
9 17 (13.49%) Web Services
10 15 (11.90%) ASP.NET Web API
11 13 (10.32%) CSS3
11 13 (10.32%) XML
11 13 (10.32%) XSLT
12 11 (8.73%) AngularJS
12 11 (8.73%) HTML5
13 9 (7.14%) React
14 8 (6.35%) Spring
15 7 (5.56%) ASP.NET MVC 5
16 6 (4.76%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 17 (13.49%) Computer Science
2 5 (3.97%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (3.97%) Mathematics
3 3 (2.38%) N-Tier
3 3 (2.38%) User Experience
4 2 (1.59%) e-Learning
4 2 (1.59%) iPad
4 2 (1.59%) Life Science
5 1 (0.79%) Algorithms
5 1 (0.79%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (0.79%) Fat Client
5 1 (0.79%) Physics
5 1 (0.79%) Social Media
5 1 (0.79%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 15 (11.90%) Windows
2 4 (3.17%) Android
3 3 (2.38%) Apple iOS
3 3 (2.38%) Linux
4 1 (0.79%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 67 (53.17%) Agile Software Development
2 63 (50.00%) MVC
3 29 (23.02%) TDD
4 26 (20.63%) Software Engineering
5 20 (15.87%) OO
6 12 (9.52%) Automated Testing
6 12 (9.52%) DSDM
6 12 (9.52%) Web Development
7 11 (8.73%) Microsoft Office Automation
7 11 (8.73%) Office Automation
7 11 (8.73%) OOP
7 11 (8.73%) Scrum
8 10 (7.94%) Continuous Integration
8 10 (7.94%) SOLID
9 8 (6.35%) Mentoring
9 8 (6.35%) Multithreading
9 8 (6.35%) OOD
10 7 (5.56%) Coaching
10 7 (5.56%) E-Commerce
11 6 (4.76%) DevOps
Programming Languages
1 94 (74.60%) C#
2 58 (46.03%) JavaScript
3 57 (45.24%) SQL
4 25 (19.84%) T-SQL
5 24 (19.05%) Java
6 21 (16.67%) VB.NET
7 6 (4.76%) PL/SQL
8 5 (3.97%) C++
8 5 (3.97%) Python
8 5 (3.97%) VB
8 5 (3.97%) VB6
9 4 (3.17%) Delphi
9 4 (3.17%) PHP
10 3 (2.38%) Ruby
11 2 (1.59%) C
12 1 (0.79%) Bash Shell
12 1 (0.79%) Perl
Qualifications
1 30 (23.81%) Degree
2 10 (7.94%) MCTS
2 10 (7.94%) Microsoft Certification
3 4 (3.17%) PhD
Vendors
1 27 (21.43%) Microsoft
2 4 (3.17%) Borland
3 2 (1.59%) Oracle
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