The table below looks at the statistics for the Senior Software Developer role in IT jobs advertised for the West Yorkshire region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Senior Software Developer in their job title over the 3 months to 17 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
17 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Senior Software Developer
Rank 168 171 169
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -2
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Software Developer 40 22 16
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 0.83% 0.52% 0.40%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.85% 0.55% 0.41%
Number of salaries quoted 37 18 15
Average salary £41,500 £40,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.75% -5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £39,400 £36,500 £37,500
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £46,500 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +6.25%
Senior Software Developer
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 West Yorkshire 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
West Yorkshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
4706 4033 3859
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 97.13% 95.57% 96.81%
Number of salaries quoted 3826 3196 3251
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £22,500 £24,000
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%

Senior Software Developer
Jobs Demand Trend in West Yorkshire

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

Senior Software Developer Jobs Demand Trend in West Yorkshire

Senior Software Developer
Salary Trend in West Yorkshire

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

Senior Software Developer Salary Trend in West Yorkshire

Senior Software Developer
Salary Histogram in West Yorkshire

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Senior Software Developer across the West Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 17 December 2014.

Senior Software Developer Salary Histogram in West Yorkshire

Senior Software Developer
Job Locations in West Yorkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Senior Software Developer within the West Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 17 December 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Leeds -8 20 £41,500 +6.41% 2
Halifax - 10 £45,000 -
Wakefield - 7 £39,250 - 2
Senior Software Developer
Yorkshire

Senior Software Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 17 December 2014, IT jobs across the West Yorkshire region that cited Senior 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 Senior Software Developer in their job title.

1 50 (92.59%) C#
2 39 (72.22%) .NET
3 34 (62.96%) SQL
4 29 (53.70%) XML
5 28 (51.85%) SQL Server
6 27 (50.00%) Software Engineering
7 24 (44.44%) Web Services
7 24 (44.44%) MVC
8 23 (42.59%) ASP.NET
8 23 (42.59%) ASP.NET MVC
9 22 (40.74%) Team Foundation Server
10 19 (35.19%) .NET Framework
10 19 (35.19%) WCF
11 18 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
12 17 (31.48%) VB
12 17 (31.48%) Oracle
13 16 (29.63%) Visual Studio
13 16 (29.63%) Project Management
14 15 (27.78%) VSS/SourceSafe
15 14 (25.93%) Scrum
16 13 (24.07%) OOP
16 13 (24.07%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
17 12 (22.22%) WPF
18 11 (20.37%) Finance
19 10 (18.52%) VB.NET
20 9 (16.67%) HTML
20 9 (16.67%) JavaScript
20 9 (16.67%) Enterprise Software
21 8 (14.81%) T-SQL
21 8 (14.81%) CSS

Senior Software Developer
Top Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 17 December 2014, IT jobs across the West Yorkshire region that cited Senior 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 Senior Software Developer in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 3 (5.56%) Umbraco
2 1 (1.85%) IIS
Applications
1 7 (12.96%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.85%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 28 (51.85%) SQL Server
2 7 (12.96%) MySQL
3 5 (9.26%) Big Data
4 4 (7.41%) Crystal Reports
5 1 (1.85%) SQL Server 2012
5 1 (1.85%) Oracle Database
5 1 (1.85%) SQL Server 2005
5 1 (1.85%) Oracle Database 11g
5 1 (1.85%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 22 (40.74%) Team Foundation Server
2 16 (29.63%) Visual Studio
3 15 (27.78%) VSS/SourceSafe
4 6 (11.11%) ReSharper
5 5 (9.26%) SoapUI
5 5 (9.26%) Moq
General
1 11 (20.37%) Finance
2 5 (9.26%) Pharmaceutical
2 5 (9.26%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 39 (72.22%) .NET
2 29 (53.70%) XML
3 24 (44.44%) Web Services
4 23 (42.59%) ASP.NET
4 23 (42.59%) ASP.NET MVC
5 19 (35.19%) .NET Framework
5 19 (35.19%) WCF
6 13 (24.07%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
7 12 (22.22%) WPF
8 9 (16.67%) HTML
9 8 (14.81%) CSS
10 6 (11.11%) LINQ
10 6 (11.11%) REST
11 5 (9.26%) WinForms
12 4 (7.41%) jQuery
13 2 (3.70%) JSON
13 2 (3.70%) Ajax
13 2 (3.70%) SOAP
14 1 (1.85%) XSD
14 1 (1.85%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 9 (16.67%) Enterprise Software
2 7 (12.96%) Open Source
3 5 (9.26%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 7 (12.96%) Windows
2 5 (9.26%) Apple iOS
3 2 (3.70%) Linux
4 1 (1.85%) Embedded Linux
4 1 (1.85%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (50.00%) Software Engineering
2 24 (44.44%) MVC
3 18 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
4 16 (29.63%) Project Management
5 14 (25.93%) Scrum
6 13 (24.07%) OOP
7 8 (14.81%) TDD
7 8 (14.81%) UML
8 5 (9.26%) Business Intelligence
8 5 (9.26%) Analytics
8 5 (9.26%) Kanban
9 3 (5.56%) OO
10 2 (3.70%) Unit Testing
10 2 (3.70%) Mentoring
11 1 (1.85%) Android Development
11 1 (1.85%) BDD
11 1 (1.85%) Multithreading
Programming Languages
1 50 (92.59%) C#
2 34 (62.96%) SQL
3 17 (31.48%) VB
4 10 (18.52%) VB.NET
5 9 (16.67%) JavaScript
6 8 (14.81%) T-SQL
7 5 (9.26%) VB6
8 2 (3.70%) Java
9 1 (1.85%) C++
9 1 (1.85%) Python
9 1 (1.85%) XPath
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.85%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 5 (9.26%) Hyper-V
Vendors
1 17 (31.48%) Oracle
2 7 (12.96%) Microsoft
3 5 (9.26%) Apple
4 1 (1.85%) SAP
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