The table below looks at the statistics for the Developer role in IT jobs advertised for the Wakefield region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Developer in their job title over the 3 months to 3 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
3 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Developer
Rank 2 3 1
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -2
Permanent jobs requiring a Developer 38 50 52
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wakefield 34.55% 25.51% 44.44%
As % of the Job Titles category 34.86% 28.57% 46.02%
Number of salaries quoted 37 50 51
Average salary £32,500 £37,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-12.16% +5.71%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £26,350 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £37,900 £40,000 £37,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,650 £35,500
% change year-on-year
+3.49% +8.87%
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 Wakefield 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
Wakefield
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
109 175 113
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wakefield 99.09% 89.29% 96.58%
Number of salaries quoted 100 112 108
Average salary £32,500 £27,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+18.18% -21.42%
90% offered a salary of more than £19,000 £20,000 £23,400
10% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

Developer
Jobs Demand Trend in Wakefield

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Developer in the job title across the Wakefield region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Developer Jobs Demand Trend in Wakefield

Developer
Salary Trend in Wakefield

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Developer across the Wakefield region.

Developer Salary Trend in Wakefield

Developer
Salary Histogram in Wakefield

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Developer across the Wakefield region over the 3 months to 3 August 2015.

Developer Salary Histogram in Wakefield

Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wakefield

For the 6 months to 3 August 2015, IT jobs across the Wakefield region that cited 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 Developer in their job title.

1 66 (83.54%) .NET
2 62 (78.48%) C#
3 53 (67.09%) MVC
4 45 (56.96%) SQL
5 41 (51.90%) ASP.NET
6 38 (48.10%) Agile Software Development
7 37 (46.84%) SQL Server
8 27 (34.18%) ASP.NET MVC
9 25 (31.65%) JavaScript
10 24 (30.38%) Scrum
11 23 (29.11%) jQuery
12 22 (27.85%) TDD
12 22 (27.85%) VB.NET
13 21 (26.58%) Web Services
13 21 (26.58%) HTML
14 20 (25.32%) CSS
14 20 (25.32%) Degree
15 19 (24.05%) WinForms
16 18 (22.78%) Windows
17 16 (20.25%) OO
17 16 (20.25%) Continuous Integration
17 16 (20.25%) Team Foundation Server
18 15 (18.99%) Android
18 15 (18.99%) WCF
18 15 (18.99%) .NET Framework
18 15 (18.99%) Microsoft
18 15 (18.99%) Web Application Development
19 14 (17.72%) ASP.NET MVC 4
19 14 (17.72%) Inversion of Control
19 14 (17.72%) Moq

Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Wakefield by Category

For the 6 months to 3 August 2015, IT jobs across the Wakefield region that cited 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 Developer in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 6 (7.59%) IIS
2 4 (5.06%) Apache
3 3 (3.80%) SharePoint
3 3 (3.80%) BizTalk Server
4 1 (1.27%) WordPress
4 1 (1.27%) ColdFusion
4 1 (1.27%) MQSeries
Applications
1 6 (7.59%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 5 (6.33%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (3.80%) Dynamics NAV
3 2 (2.53%) WebTrends
4 1 (1.27%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.53%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (1.27%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (5.06%) Internet
2 1 (1.27%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 37 (46.84%) SQL Server
2 6 (7.59%) MySQL
3 3 (3.80%) Relational Database
3 3 (3.80%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 3 (3.80%) DTS
3 3 (3.80%) Adabas
4 2 (2.53%) Redis
5 1 (1.27%) PostgreSQL
5 1 (1.27%) DB2
Development Applications
1 16 (20.25%) Team Foundation Server
2 14 (17.72%) NUnit
2 14 (17.72%) Moq
3 13 (16.46%) Visual Studio
3 13 (16.46%) MSTest
3 13 (16.46%) Rhino Mocks
4 4 (5.06%) TortoiseSVN
4 4 (5.06%) Git (software)
4 4 (5.06%) Subversion
5 1 (1.27%) TeamCity
5 1 (1.27%) SpecFlow
General
1 13 (16.46%) Retail
2 5 (6.33%) Marketing
3 2 (2.53%) Games
4 1 (1.27%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 66 (83.54%) .NET
2 41 (51.90%) ASP.NET
3 27 (34.18%) ASP.NET MVC
4 23 (29.11%) jQuery
5 21 (26.58%) Web Services
5 21 (26.58%) HTML
6 20 (25.32%) CSS
7 19 (24.05%) WinForms
8 15 (18.99%) .NET Framework
8 15 (18.99%) WCF
9 14 (17.72%) Castle Windsor
9 14 (17.72%) ASP.NET MVC 4
10 13 (16.46%) Razor View Engine
10 13 (16.46%) Unity DI Container
10 13 (16.46%) Ninject
10 13 (16.46%) WPF
10 13 (16.46%) Spring.NET
11 10 (12.66%) Ajax
12 9 (11.39%) Entity Framework
13 6 (7.59%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 14 (17.72%) Inversion of Control
2 13 (16.46%) Tandem
3 6 (7.59%) N-Tier
4 3 (3.80%) Enterprise Software
4 3 (3.80%) Computer Science
5 2 (2.53%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (2.53%) GIS
5 2 (2.53%) Mathematics
6 1 (1.27%) Online Games
Operating Systems
1 18 (22.78%) Windows
2 15 (18.99%) Android
3 3 (3.80%) Apple iOS
3 3 (3.80%) Linux
3 3 (3.80%) zOS
4 1 (1.27%) Debian
4 1 (1.27%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 53 (67.09%) MVC
2 38 (48.10%) Agile Software Development
3 24 (30.38%) Scrum
4 22 (27.85%) TDD
5 16 (20.25%) OO
5 16 (20.25%) Continuous Integration
6 15 (18.99%) Web Application Development
7 14 (17.72%) Kanban
7 14 (17.72%) Android Development
8 13 (16.46%) Dependency Injection
8 13 (16.46%) MVVM
9 9 (11.39%) Unit Testing
10 8 (10.13%) CRM
11 7 (8.86%) OOP
11 7 (8.86%) Software Engineering
12 6 (7.59%) ERP
13 5 (6.33%) Web Development
13 5 (6.33%) Migration
14 4 (5.06%) UML
14 4 (5.06%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 62 (78.48%) C#
2 45 (56.96%) SQL
3 25 (31.65%) JavaScript
4 22 (27.85%) VB.NET
5 12 (15.19%) T-SQL
6 9 (11.39%) PHP
7 4 (5.06%) Java
8 3 (3.80%) COBOL
8 3 (3.80%) PHP5
8 3 (3.80%) NATURAL
8 3 (3.80%) JCL
9 2 (2.53%) Perl
10 1 (1.27%) C++
10 1 (1.27%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 20 (25.32%) Degree
2 3 (3.80%) ISEB
System Software
1 2 (2.53%) Docker
Vendors
1 15 (18.99%) Microsoft
2 6 (7.59%) Xamarin
3 3 (3.80%) Zend
3 3 (3.80%) IBM
4 2 (2.53%) Oracle
4 2 (2.53%) Adobe
4 2 (2.53%) Perforce
5 1 (1.27%) Twitter
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