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 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Software Developer
Rank 84 61 62
Rank change year-on-year
-23 +1
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Developer 104 108 113
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leeds 2.73% 3.99% 3.93%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.82% 4.16% 4.07%
Number of salaries quoted 86 95 103
Average salary £32,500 £32,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £29,200 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £35,000 £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
3691 2594 2777
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leeds 96.88% 95.86% 96.56%
Number of salaries quoted 2828 2070 2317
Average salary £40,000 £38,625 £37,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.55% +4.39%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £25,500 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £52,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

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 September 2014.

Software Developer Salary Histogram in Leeds

Software Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leeds

For the 6 months to 30 September 2014, 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.

1 180 (75.95%) .NET
2 176 (74.26%) C#
3 154 (64.98%) SQL Server
4 128 (54.01%) ASP.NET
5 111 (46.84%) MVC
6 103 (43.46%) Agile Software Development
7 99 (41.77%) JavaScript
8 96 (40.51%) HTML
9 89 (37.55%) SQL
10 81 (34.18%) CSS
11 72 (30.38%) ASP.NET MVC
12 68 (28.69%) Microsoft
13 60 (25.32%) .NET Framework
14 49 (20.68%) OO
15 48 (20.25%) Java
16 45 (18.99%) SQL Server 2008
17 43 (18.14%) Software Engineering
17 43 (18.14%) WinForms
17 43 (18.14%) Finance
18 41 (17.30%) jQuery
19 39 (16.46%) WCF
19 39 (16.46%) T-SQL
20 38 (16.03%) Windows
21 35 (14.77%) MS Excel
21 35 (14.77%) Degree
22 33 (13.92%) SQL Server 2005
23 32 (13.50%) WPF
23 32 (13.50%) Unit Testing
24 28 (11.81%) Scrum
24 28 (11.81%) Web Services

Software Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds by Category

For the 6 months to 30 September 2014, 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 18 (7.59%) IIS
2 13 (5.49%) SharePoint
3 9 (3.80%) NServiceBus
4 2 (0.84%) CMS
4 2 (0.84%) Drupal
5 1 (0.42%) Umbraco
5 1 (0.42%) SharePoint 2010
5 1 (0.42%) ArcSDE
5 1 (0.42%) Joomla!
5 1 (0.42%) ArcGIS
5 1 (0.42%) Apache
5 1 (0.42%) Tomcat
Applications
1 35 (14.77%) MS Excel
2 7 (2.95%) MS Office
3 2 (0.84%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 2 (0.84%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.42%) osCommerce
2 1 (0.42%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.42%) Force.com
1 1 (0.42%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (1.27%) HTTPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 154 (64.98%) SQL Server
2 45 (18.99%) SQL Server 2008
3 33 (13.92%) SQL Server 2005
4 10 (4.22%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 8 (3.38%) SQL Server 2012
6 7 (2.95%) Oracle Database
7 6 (2.53%) Oracle Database 10g
7 6 (2.53%) Oracle9i Database
7 6 (2.53%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 6 (2.53%) Oracle Database 11g
8 5 (2.11%) NoSQL
8 5 (2.11%) Data Warehouse
9 4 (1.69%) SQL Server 2000
9 4 (1.69%) MySQL
10 3 (1.27%) Oracle BI EE
10 3 (1.27%) Oracle ODI
11 2 (0.84%) BusinessObjects XI
11 2 (0.84%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 2 (0.84%) BODI
12 1 (0.42%) DTS
Development Applications
1 25 (10.55%) Visual Studio
2 19 (8.02%) Selenium
3 18 (7.59%) Team Foundation Server
4 9 (3.80%) SpecFlow
5 6 (2.53%) VSS/SourceSafe
5 6 (2.53%) Eclipse
6 5 (2.11%) QuickTest Pro
6 5 (2.11%) WebDriver
6 5 (2.11%) SoapUI
6 5 (2.11%) Maven
6 5 (2.11%) JUnit
7 4 (1.69%) Cucumber
8 3 (1.27%) JIRA
9 1 (0.42%) ReSharper
9 1 (0.42%) Eclipse RCP
9 1 (0.42%) Selenium IDE
9 1 (0.42%) Moq
9 1 (0.42%) ProC
9 1 (0.42%) Oracle Forms
General
1 43 (18.14%) Finance
2 6 (2.53%) Retail
3 4 (1.69%) Law
3 4 (1.69%) Legal
4 2 (0.84%) Marketing
5 1 (0.42%) Financial Institution
5 1 (0.42%) Games
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 180 (75.95%) .NET
2 128 (54.01%) ASP.NET
3 96 (40.51%) HTML
4 81 (34.18%) CSS
5 72 (30.38%) ASP.NET MVC
6 60 (25.32%) .NET Framework
7 43 (18.14%) WinForms
8 41 (17.30%) jQuery
9 39 (16.46%) WCF
10 32 (13.50%) WPF
11 28 (11.81%) Web Services
12 24 (10.13%) HTML5
13 23 (9.70%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
13 23 (9.70%) ASP.NET Web Forms
14 14 (5.91%) Silverlight
15 13 (5.49%) XML
16 11 (4.64%) SOAP
17 8 (3.38%) Spring
18 6 (2.53%) WSE
18 6 (2.53%) LINQ
Miscellaneous
1 19 (8.02%) Enterprise Software
2 17 (7.17%) Mathematics
3 11 (4.64%) Computer Science
4 8 (3.38%) NHS
4 8 (3.38%) GIS
4 8 (3.38%) Analytical Skills
5 6 (2.53%) Physics
5 6 (2.53%) DTV
6 5 (2.11%) Data Integration
7 4 (1.69%) iPhone
7 4 (1.69%) Open Source
7 4 (1.69%) iPad
7 4 (1.69%) N-Tier
8 2 (0.84%) Data Structures
8 2 (0.84%) PDA
9 1 (0.42%) LIMS
Operating Systems
1 38 (16.03%) Windows
2 9 (3.80%) Android
3 4 (1.69%) Apple iOS
3 4 (1.69%) Linux
4 1 (0.42%) Embedded Linux
4 1 (0.42%) Windows Phone
4 1 (0.42%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 111 (46.84%) MVC
2 103 (43.46%) Agile Software Development
3 49 (20.68%) OO
4 43 (18.14%) Software Engineering
5 32 (13.50%) Unit Testing
6 28 (11.81%) Scrum
7 22 (9.28%) TDD
8 21 (8.86%) BDD
9 19 (8.02%) Continuous Integration
10 18 (7.59%) RUP
11 17 (7.17%) OOP
12 16 (6.75%) DSDM
12 16 (6.75%) Low Latency
13 13 (5.49%) CRM
14 10 (4.22%) ETL
14 10 (4.22%) Web Development
14 10 (4.22%) Automation Testing
15 9 (3.80%) Android Development
15 9 (3.80%) Business Intelligence
16 7 (2.95%) OOD
Programming Languages
1 176 (74.26%) C#
2 99 (41.77%) JavaScript
3 89 (37.55%) SQL
4 48 (20.25%) Java
5 39 (16.46%) T-SQL
6 20 (8.44%) VB.NET
7 13 (5.49%) C
8 12 (5.06%) C++
9 9 (3.80%) PowerShell
10 8 (3.38%) VB
10 8 (3.38%) PL/SQL
11 7 (2.95%) VB6
12 4 (1.69%) VBA
13 3 (1.27%) Python
13 3 (1.27%) PHP
14 1 (0.42%) Perl
14 1 (0.42%) ActionScript
Qualifications
1 35 (14.77%) Degree
2 6 (2.53%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (2.53%) QA
System Software
1 2 (0.84%) Active Directory
2 1 (0.42%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 2 (0.84%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 68 (28.69%) Microsoft
2 21 (8.86%) Oracle
3 4 (1.69%) Apple
3 4 (1.69%) Metastorm
4 2 (0.84%) Perforce
4 2 (0.84%) Google
4 2 (0.84%) Business Objects
4 2 (0.84%) Adobe
5 1 (0.42%) EPiServer
Leeds, West Yorkshire
TEKsystems
Salary: £25000 - £50000 per annum + Package
Posted: 2 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
TEKsystems
Posted: 3 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Searchability.co.uk
Salary: £25000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Salary: £25000 - £38000 per annum + Bens
Posted: 3 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £25000 - £40000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Leeds
The SmartList
Salary: up to £35k (depending on experience) + excellent benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Salary: Up to £40,000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Spring Technology
Salary: £25000.00 - £30000.00 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £35000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Leeds
Recruitment Genius
Salary: £30000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 7 days ago
Leeds 19
EMIS
Salary: £24,000 to £35,000 per year
Posted: 11 days ago
Otley, near Leeds
Networx Recruitment
Salary: £Competitive Salary
Posted: 13 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
EMIS
Salary: From £24,000 to £35,000 per annum (DOE) plus excellent benefits
Posted: 18 days ago