The table below looks at the statistics for the 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 Software Developer in their job title over the 3 months to 11 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
11 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Software Developer
Rank 128 71 76
Rank change year-on-year
-57 +5
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Developer 95 180 155
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 2.17% 3.71% 3.52%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.25% 3.78% 3.62%
Number of salaries quoted 81 165 137
Average salary £42,500 £39,500 £36,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.59% +8.21%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,700 £30,000 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £42,500 £46,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
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
4220 4758 4286
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 96.59% 98.06% 97.45%
Number of salaries quoted 3555 3912 3343
Average salary £42,000 £38,000 £36,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+10.52% +4.10%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £25,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £53,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -

Software Developer
Jobs Demand Trend in West Yorkshire

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

Software Developer Jobs Demand Trend in West Yorkshire

Software Developer
Salary Trend in West Yorkshire

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

Software Developer Salary Trend in West Yorkshire

Software Developer
Salary Histogram in West Yorkshire

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Software Developer across the West Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 11 February 2016.

Software Developer Salary Histogram in West Yorkshire

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 Software Developer within the West Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 11 February 2016. 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 -39 66 £45,000 +12.50% 13
Bradford -10 14 £42,000 +15.86% 4
Castleford +5 6 £33,500 -10.66% 1
Halifax -4 4 £42,500 -5.55% 2
Brighouse - 2 £25,000 -
Wakefield -10 1 £42,500 +13.33% 1
Otley - 1 £30,000 -
Software Developer
Yorkshire

Software Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, IT jobs across the West Yorkshire 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.

1 144 (70.59%) C#
2 126 (61.76%) .NET
3 124 (60.78%) Agile Software Development
4 123 (60.29%) SQL Server
5 108 (52.94%) JavaScript
6 101 (49.51%) ASP.NET
7 92 (45.10%) MVC
8 87 (42.65%) SQL
9 68 (33.33%) HTML
10 58 (28.43%) .NET Framework
11 54 (26.47%) ASP.NET MVC
11 54 (26.47%) Visual Studio
12 52 (25.49%) WCF
13 50 (24.51%) TDD
14 48 (23.53%) Java
15 42 (20.59%) Software Engineering
16 41 (20.10%) CSS
17 40 (19.61%) Degree
18 39 (19.12%) T-SQL
19 36 (17.65%) jQuery
20 33 (16.18%) Scrum
21 31 (15.20%) Microsoft
22 30 (14.71%) Team Foundation Server
22 30 (14.71%) Selenium
23 29 (14.22%) Web Services
24 28 (13.73%) Linux
25 27 (13.24%) SQL Server Integration Services
25 27 (13.24%) OO
26 26 (12.75%) XML
26 26 (12.75%) XSLT

Software Developer
Top Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, IT jobs across the West Yorkshire 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 (5.39%) Node.js
2 9 (4.41%) IIS
3 6 (2.94%) Apache
4 4 (1.96%) SharePoint
5 1 (0.49%) Apache Pig
5 1 (0.49%) Apache Solr
5 1 (0.49%) CICS
5 1 (0.49%) CMS
5 1 (0.49%) Elasticsearch
5 1 (0.49%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 14 (6.86%) MS Excel
2 7 (3.43%) MS Office
3 4 (1.96%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (0.49%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 3 (1.47%) Dynamics CRM
1 3 (1.47%) Dynamics GP
2 1 (0.49%) Visualfiles
Cloud Services
1 13 (6.37%) Microsoft Azure
2 4 (1.96%) Amazon AWS
3 3 (1.47%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (1.47%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 123 (60.29%) SQL Server
2 27 (13.24%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 22 (10.78%) MySQL
4 16 (7.84%) Relational Database
5 14 (6.86%) MongoDB
5 14 (6.86%) RDBMS
6 12 (5.88%) SQL Server 2008
7 11 (5.39%) NoSQL
8 8 (3.92%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 7 (3.43%) Redis
9 7 (3.43%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 6 (2.94%) SQL Server 2005
11 5 (2.45%) Data Warehouse
11 5 (2.45%) SQL Server 2012
12 4 (1.96%) Neo4j
12 4 (1.96%) SQL Server 2014
13 3 (1.47%) Big Data
13 3 (1.47%) Data Mining
13 3 (1.47%) Hadoop
14 2 (0.98%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 54 (26.47%) Visual Studio
2 30 (14.71%) Selenium
2 30 (14.71%) Team Foundation Server
3 24 (11.76%) NUnit
4 23 (11.27%) Git (software)
5 22 (10.78%) ReSharper
6 19 (9.31%) MSBuild
6 19 (9.31%) MSTest
6 19 (9.31%) Octopus Deploy
6 19 (9.31%) SoapUI
6 19 (9.31%) SpecFlow
7 10 (4.90%) Eclipse
8 7 (3.43%) Subversion
9 6 (2.94%) JUnit
10 5 (2.45%) Jenkins
11 4 (1.96%) Moq
12 3 (1.47%) Eclipse RCP
12 3 (1.47%) Visual Studio Tools for Office
12 3 (1.47%) VSS/SourceSafe
13 2 (0.98%) Maven
General
1 12 (5.88%) Finance
2 6 (2.94%) Games
3 4 (1.96%) Pharmaceutical
4 2 (0.98%) Back Office
4 2 (0.98%) Banking
4 2 (0.98%) Legal
4 2 (0.98%) Telecoms
5 1 (0.49%) Law
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 126 (61.76%) .NET
2 101 (49.51%) ASP.NET
3 68 (33.33%) HTML
4 58 (28.43%) .NET Framework
5 54 (26.47%) ASP.NET MVC
6 52 (25.49%) WCF
7 41 (20.10%) CSS
8 36 (17.65%) jQuery
9 29 (14.22%) Web Services
10 26 (12.75%) XML
10 26 (12.75%) XSLT
11 25 (12.25%) AngularJS
12 23 (11.27%) Entity Framework
12 23 (11.27%) WinForms
13 21 (10.29%) HTML5
14 20 (9.80%) ASP.NET Web API
15 16 (7.84%) ASP.NET Web Forms
16 15 (7.35%) Spring
17 14 (6.86%) CSS3
18 12 (5.88%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 22 (10.78%) Computer Science
2 12 (5.88%) Enterprise Software
3 6 (2.94%) Mathematics
4 5 (2.45%) Life Science
4 5 (2.45%) User Experience
5 4 (1.96%) DTV
5 4 (1.96%) Fat Client
5 4 (1.96%) Thin Client
6 3 (1.47%) Algorithms
6 3 (1.47%) Analytical Skills
6 3 (1.47%) Digital Media
6 3 (1.47%) Driving Licence
6 3 (1.47%) IPTV
6 3 (1.47%) Mobile App
6 3 (1.47%) STB
7 2 (0.98%) Social Media
7 2 (0.98%) W3C
8 1 (0.49%) Client/Server
8 1 (0.49%) Mainframe
8 1 (0.49%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 28 (13.73%) Linux
2 20 (9.80%) Windows
3 8 (3.92%) Android
4 5 (2.45%) Apple iOS
4 5 (2.45%) Unix
5 1 (0.49%) Mac OS X
5 1 (0.49%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 124 (60.78%) Agile Software Development
2 92 (45.10%) MVC
3 50 (24.51%) TDD
4 42 (20.59%) Software Engineering
5 33 (16.18%) Scrum
6 27 (13.24%) OO
7 22 (10.78%) Web Development
8 20 (9.80%) SOLID
9 19 (9.31%) DSDM
10 17 (8.33%) Automated Testing
11 15 (7.35%) Continuous Integration
12 13 (6.37%) Mentoring
13 12 (5.88%) OOP
14 11 (5.39%) Web Application Development
15 10 (4.90%) SDLC
15 10 (4.90%) Software Architecture
16 9 (4.41%) Front End Development
17 8 (3.92%) Coaching
17 8 (3.92%) DevOps
17 8 (3.92%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 144 (70.59%) C#
2 108 (52.94%) JavaScript
3 87 (42.65%) SQL
4 48 (23.53%) Java
5 39 (19.12%) T-SQL
6 21 (10.29%) C++
7 20 (9.80%) Python
8 15 (7.35%) Ruby
9 14 (6.86%) VB.NET
10 11 (5.39%) PHP
11 8 (3.92%) C
12 7 (3.43%) Perl
13 5 (2.45%) Delphi
14 4 (1.96%) Lua
15 2 (0.98%) VB
16 1 (0.49%) COBOL
16 1 (0.49%) Embedded C
16 1 (0.49%) Embedded C++
16 1 (0.49%) JCL
16 1 (0.49%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 40 (19.61%) Degree
2 6 (2.94%) MCTS
2 6 (2.94%) Microsoft Certification
3 4 (1.96%) Security Cleared
4 1 (0.49%) SC Cleared
Vendors
1 31 (15.20%) Microsoft
2 12 (5.88%) Oracle
3 4 (1.96%) Borland
4 1 (0.49%) Xamarin
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Reward Recruitment
Salary: From £20,000 to £45,000 per annum
Posted: 11 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Salary: Up to £50,000 per annum plus benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Halifax, West Yorkshire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £40,000 to £45,000 per annum plus bonus and excellent benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds, West Yorkshire
CoreCom Consulting
Salary: £26000 - £30000 per annum + benefits & pension
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Searchability
Salary: £32000 - £42000 per annum + Generous holidays
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Searchability
Salary: £40000 - £52000 per annum + Generous holidays
Posted: Yesterday
Halifax, West Yorkshire
Adalta Recruitment Solutions
Salary: £18000 - £24000 per annum + pensions + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £35,000 - £50,000 (Plus Excellent Package!!)
Posted: 2 days ago
Dewsbury, West Yorkshire
Searchability
Salary: £25000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Castleford, West Yorkshire
Searchability
Posted: 2 days ago
Leeds
Computer Futures
Salary: competitive
Posted: 3 days ago
Shipley, West Yorkshire
Total Recruitment Specialists Limited / TRG / Total recruitment group
Salary: £40000 - £50000 Per Annum + benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Bradford
TRG
Salary: 40000-50000 Per Annum + benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Leeds
Computer Futures
Salary: competitive
Posted: 6 days ago
Wakefield
Searchability
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + Bonuses
Posted: 7 days ago
West Yorkshire
Progressive Recruitment
Salary: £33000 - £38000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 9 days ago
Leeds
Computer Futures
Salary: competitive
Posted: 14 days ago
Bradford
Computer Futures
Salary: competitive
Posted: 20 days ago
Bradford
Progressive Recruitment
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 24 days ago
Bradford
Bluetown Online LTD
Salary: £18000 per annum
Posted: 27 days ago