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

Location
3 months to
22 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Software Developer
Rank 78 69 60
Rank change year-on-year
-9 -9
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Developer 114 94 112
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leeds 3.01% 3.56% 4.08%
As % of the Job Titles category 3.11% 3.73% 4.24%
Number of salaries quoted 90 78 100
Average salary £32,500 £32,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,900 £23,000 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £43,250 £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
3662 2518 2643
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leeds 96.72% 95.45% 96.39%
Number of salaries quoted 2855 1939 2156
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a salary of more than £23,950 £25,000 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £52,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +1.29%

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 22 August 2014.

Software Developer Salary Histogram in Leeds

Software Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leeds

For the 6 months to 22 August 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.

1 199 (78.97%) .NET
2 192 (76.19%) C#
3 174 (69.05%) SQL Server
4 136 (53.97%) ASP.NET
5 114 (45.24%) MVC
6 113 (44.84%) SQL
7 97 (38.49%) JavaScript
8 96 (38.10%) HTML
9 88 (34.92%) Agile Software Development
10 86 (34.13%) CSS
11 82 (32.54%) Microsoft
12 70 (27.78%) ASP.NET MVC
13 65 (25.79%) .NET Framework
14 64 (25.40%) SQL Server 2008
15 58 (23.02%) T-SQL
16 55 (21.83%) OO
17 53 (21.03%) SQL Server 2005
18 47 (18.65%) Software Engineering
19 45 (17.86%) jQuery
19 45 (17.86%) Java
20 44 (17.46%) WinForms
21 43 (17.06%) Windows
22 42 (16.67%) Unit Testing
23 39 (15.48%) Finance
24 37 (14.68%) Scrum
25 35 (13.89%) MS Excel
26 33 (13.10%) WCF
26 33 (13.10%) Degree
27 31 (12.30%) Visual Studio
28 30 (11.90%) TDD

Software Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds by Category

For the 6 months to 22 August 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 28 (11.11%) IIS
2 11 (4.37%) SharePoint
3 9 (3.57%) NServiceBus
4 2 (0.79%) CMS
4 2 (0.79%) Drupal
5 1 (0.40%) Joomla!
5 1 (0.40%) Umbraco
5 1 (0.40%) SharePoint 2010
5 1 (0.40%) Tomcat
5 1 (0.40%) Apache
Applications
1 35 (13.89%) MS Excel
2 9 (3.57%) MS Office
3 3 (1.19%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 2 (0.79%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.40%) osCommerce
2 1 (0.40%) Magento
Communications & Networking
1 3 (1.19%) HTTPS
2 1 (0.40%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 174 (69.05%) SQL Server
2 64 (25.40%) SQL Server 2008
3 53 (21.03%) SQL Server 2005
4 10 (3.97%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 5 (1.98%) NoSQL
5 5 (1.98%) Data Warehouse
5 5 (1.98%) SQL Server 2000
6 4 (1.59%) Oracle Database
6 4 (1.59%) SQL Server 2012
6 4 (1.59%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 3 (1.19%) Oracle Database 11g
7 3 (1.19%) Oracle BI EE
7 3 (1.19%) Oracle ODI
7 3 (1.19%) Oracle9i Database
7 3 (1.19%) Oracle Database 10g
8 2 (0.79%) MySQL
8 2 (0.79%) BusinessObjects XI
8 2 (0.79%) BODI
9 1 (0.40%) Data Mining
9 1 (0.40%) DTS
Development Applications
1 31 (12.30%) Visual Studio
2 22 (8.73%) Team Foundation Server
3 16 (6.35%) Selenium
4 8 (3.17%) SpecFlow
5 7 (2.78%) Eclipse
6 5 (1.98%) JUnit
6 5 (1.98%) VSS/SourceSafe
7 3 (1.19%) JIRA
8 2 (0.79%) QuickTest Pro
8 2 (0.79%) WebDriver
8 2 (0.79%) Maven
9 1 (0.40%) Selenium IDE
9 1 (0.40%) Subversion
9 1 (0.40%) Eclipse RCP
9 1 (0.40%) SoapUI
9 1 (0.40%) Cucumber
9 1 (0.40%) Oracle Forms
9 1 (0.40%) ProC
General
1 39 (15.48%) Finance
2 6 (2.38%) Legal
3 5 (1.98%) Law
4 3 (1.19%) Retail
5 2 (0.79%) Marketing
6 1 (0.40%) Financial Institution
6 1 (0.40%) Back Office
6 1 (0.40%) Games
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 199 (78.97%) .NET
2 136 (53.97%) ASP.NET
3 96 (38.10%) HTML
4 86 (34.13%) CSS
5 70 (27.78%) ASP.NET MVC
6 65 (25.79%) .NET Framework
7 45 (17.86%) jQuery
8 44 (17.46%) WinForms
9 33 (13.10%) WCF
10 30 (11.90%) WPF
11 25 (9.92%) Web Services
11 25 (9.92%) HTML5
12 22 (8.73%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
13 21 (8.33%) ASP.NET Web Forms
14 12 (4.76%) Silverlight
15 11 (4.37%) XML
16 10 (3.97%) ASP.NET MVC 4
17 9 (3.57%) Spring
17 9 (3.57%) SOAP
18 7 (2.78%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 19 (7.54%) Enterprise Software
2 12 (4.76%) Computer Science
3 11 (4.37%) NHS
4 10 (3.97%) DTV
4 10 (3.97%) Mathematics
5 7 (2.78%) GIS
6 5 (1.98%) Physics
6 5 (1.98%) Data Integration
7 4 (1.59%) N-Tier
8 3 (1.19%) Open Source
9 2 (0.79%) iPad
9 2 (0.79%) iPhone
9 2 (0.79%) PDA
10 1 (0.40%) LIMS
Operating Systems
1 43 (17.06%) Windows
2 9 (3.57%) Android
3 4 (1.59%) Linux
4 2 (0.79%) Apple iOS
5 1 (0.40%) Embedded Linux
5 1 (0.40%) Windows Phone
5 1 (0.40%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 114 (45.24%) MVC
2 88 (34.92%) Agile Software Development
3 55 (21.83%) OO
4 47 (18.65%) Software Engineering
5 42 (16.67%) Unit Testing
6 37 (14.68%) Scrum
7 30 (11.90%) TDD
8 29 (11.51%) BDD
9 28 (11.11%) Continuous Integration
10 27 (10.71%) RUP
11 25 (9.92%) DSDM
11 25 (9.92%) Low Latency
12 20 (7.94%) OOP
13 15 (5.95%) Web Development
14 10 (3.97%) CRM
15 9 (3.57%) ETL
15 9 (3.57%) Business Intelligence
15 9 (3.57%) Android Development
16 8 (3.17%) OOD
16 8 (3.17%) Automation Testing
Programming Languages
1 192 (76.19%) C#
2 113 (44.84%) SQL
3 97 (38.49%) JavaScript
4 58 (23.02%) T-SQL
5 45 (17.86%) Java
6 22 (8.73%) VB.NET
7 8 (3.17%) C
7 8 (3.17%) PowerShell
8 7 (2.78%) C++
9 6 (2.38%) VB
9 6 (2.38%) PL/SQL
10 5 (1.98%) VB6
10 5 (1.98%) VBA
11 3 (1.19%) PHP
12 2 (0.79%) Python
13 1 (0.40%) VC++
13 1 (0.40%) Perl
13 1 (0.40%) ActionScript
Qualifications
1 33 (13.10%) Degree
2 4 (1.59%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (0.40%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (2.78%) QA
System Software
1 2 (0.79%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (0.79%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 82 (32.54%) Microsoft
2 16 (6.35%) Oracle
3 5 (1.98%) Metastorm
4 3 (1.19%) Adobe
5 2 (0.79%) Perforce
5 2 (0.79%) Apple
5 2 (0.79%) Business Objects
5 2 (0.79%) Google
6 1 (0.40%) EPiServer
6 1 (0.40%) ServiceNow
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