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

Location
3 months to
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Software Developer
Rank 83 76 77
Rank change year-on-year
-7 +1
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Developer 102 110 93
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leeds 3.05% 3.39% 3.16%
As % of the Job Titles category 3.14% 3.52% 3.27%
Number of salaries quoted 88 104 78
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 £28,200 £27,000 £27,200
10% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £42,000 £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
3244 3121 2848
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leeds 97.04% 96.18% 96.87%
Number of salaries quoted 2605 2441 2439
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 24 December 2014.

Software Developer Salary Histogram in Leeds

Software Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leeds

For the 6 months to 24 December 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.

1 176 (84.62%) .NET
2 172 (82.69%) C#
3 157 (75.48%) SQL Server
4 133 (63.94%) ASP.NET
5 125 (60.10%) MVC
6 93 (44.71%) ASP.NET MVC
7 88 (42.31%) Agile Software Development
8 83 (39.90%) SQL
9 69 (33.17%) .NET Framework
10 68 (32.69%) JavaScript
11 67 (32.21%) HTML
11 67 (32.21%) WCF
12 63 (30.29%) Microsoft
13 56 (26.92%) Finance
14 55 (26.44%) WPF
15 50 (24.04%) CSS
16 46 (22.12%) WinForms
17 44 (21.15%) VB.NET
18 42 (20.19%) MS Excel
19 39 (18.75%) OO
19 39 (18.75%) Scrum
20 38 (18.27%) OOP
21 36 (17.31%) Windows
22 35 (16.83%) T-SQL
23 33 (15.87%) Retail
23 33 (15.87%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
24 32 (15.38%) Degree
25 30 (14.42%) XML
26 29 (13.94%) Team Foundation Server
27 26 (12.50%) Software Engineering

Software Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 11 (5.29%) SharePoint
2 8 (3.85%) NServiceBus
3 3 (1.44%) Umbraco
4 2 (0.96%) Apache
5 1 (0.48%) Tomcat
5 1 (0.48%) ArcGIS
5 1 (0.48%) ArcSDE
5 1 (0.48%) SharePoint 2010
5 1 (0.48%) IIS
Applications
1 42 (20.19%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.48%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.48%) Force.com
1 1 (0.48%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (1.44%) HTTPS
2 1 (0.48%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 157 (75.48%) SQL Server
2 25 (12.02%) SQL Server 2008
3 18 (8.65%) MySQL
4 15 (7.21%) SQL Server 2012
5 13 (6.25%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 11 (5.29%) SQL Server 2005
6 11 (5.29%) Big Data
7 10 (4.81%) Oracle Database
7 10 (4.81%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 10 (4.81%) Oracle Database 11g
7 10 (4.81%) Oracle9i Database
7 10 (4.81%) Oracle Database 10g
8 2 (0.96%) Crystal Reports
8 2 (0.96%) Oracle Reports
8 2 (0.96%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 2 (0.96%) Oracle BI EE
8 2 (0.96%) Oracle ODI
Development Applications
1 29 (13.94%) Team Foundation Server
2 24 (11.54%) Visual Studio
3 17 (8.17%) Selenium
4 16 (7.69%) SoapUI
5 11 (5.29%) Moq
5 11 (5.29%) ReSharper
6 8 (3.85%) SpecFlow
7 5 (2.40%) Cucumber
7 5 (2.40%) WebDriver
7 5 (2.40%) Maven
7 5 (2.40%) QuickTest Pro
8 2 (0.96%) VSS/SourceSafe
9 1 (0.48%) Eclipse
9 1 (0.48%) ProC
9 1 (0.48%) JIRA
9 1 (0.48%) TeamCity
9 1 (0.48%) Git (software)
9 1 (0.48%) Hudson
9 1 (0.48%) Jenkins
9 1 (0.48%) Eclipse RCP
General
1 56 (26.92%) Finance
2 33 (15.87%) Retail
3 10 (4.81%) Pharmaceutical
4 1 (0.48%) Financial Institution
4 1 (0.48%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 176 (84.62%) .NET
2 133 (63.94%) ASP.NET
3 93 (44.71%) ASP.NET MVC
4 69 (33.17%) .NET Framework
5 67 (32.21%) HTML
5 67 (32.21%) WCF
6 55 (26.44%) WPF
7 50 (24.04%) CSS
8 46 (22.12%) WinForms
9 33 (15.87%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
10 30 (14.42%) XML
11 23 (11.06%) jQuery
12 20 (9.62%) Web Services
13 19 (9.13%) ASP.NET Web Forms
14 17 (8.17%) Silverlight
15 12 (5.77%) REST
16 10 (4.81%) HTML5
16 10 (4.81%) SOAP
17 8 (3.85%) NHibernate
18 5 (2.40%) LINQ
Miscellaneous
1 23 (11.06%) Enterprise Software
2 16 (7.69%) Mathematics
3 15 (7.21%) NHS
4 12 (5.77%) Open Source
5 7 (3.37%) iPad
5 7 (3.37%) iPhone
6 6 (2.88%) GIS
6 6 (2.88%) Physics
7 5 (2.40%) Computer Science
8 3 (1.44%) Data Integration
9 1 (0.48%) Mobile App
9 1 (0.48%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 36 (17.31%) Windows
2 17 (8.17%) Apple iOS
3 8 (3.85%) Android
4 4 (1.92%) Linux
5 1 (0.48%) Windows Mobile
5 1 (0.48%) Embedded Linux
5 1 (0.48%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 125 (60.10%) MVC
2 88 (42.31%) Agile Software Development
3 39 (18.75%) Scrum
3 39 (18.75%) OO
4 38 (18.27%) OOP
5 26 (12.50%) Software Engineering
6 21 (10.10%) UML
7 15 (7.21%) Kanban
8 13 (6.25%) Business Intelligence
9 11 (5.29%) Analytics
10 10 (4.81%) Web Development
11 8 (3.85%) Automation Testing
12 6 (2.88%) Android Development
12 6 (2.88%) Migration
12 6 (2.88%) CRM
13 5 (2.40%) ETL
13 5 (2.40%) iOS Development
13 5 (2.40%) MVVM
14 4 (1.92%) Service Delivery
15 3 (1.44%) Benchmarking
Programming Languages
1 172 (82.69%) C#
2 83 (39.90%) SQL
3 68 (32.69%) JavaScript
4 44 (21.15%) VB.NET
5 35 (16.83%) T-SQL
6 24 (11.54%) Java
7 14 (6.73%) C
8 12 (5.77%) C++
9 8 (3.85%) VB
9 8 (3.85%) VB6
9 8 (3.85%) PowerShell
10 6 (2.88%) PL/SQL
11 3 (1.44%) Python
12 2 (0.96%) PHP
13 1 (0.48%) Perl
13 1 (0.48%) ActionScript
Qualifications
1 32 (15.38%) Degree
2 9 (4.33%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (0.48%) QA
System Software
1 11 (5.29%) Hyper-V
Vendors
1 63 (30.29%) Microsoft
2 23 (11.06%) Oracle
3 17 (8.17%) Apple
4 2 (0.96%) Business Objects
5 1 (0.48%) SAP
5 1 (0.48%) HP
5 1 (0.48%) BEA
5 1 (0.48%) Micro Focus
5 1 (0.48%) AccuRev
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