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 27 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Software Developer
Rank 67 79 60
Rank change year-on-year
+12 -19
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Developer 158 148 156
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 3.33% 3.44% 3.90%
As % of the Job Titles category 3.42% 3.61% 4.04%
Number of salaries quoted 141 134 140
Average salary £39,000 £37,500 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.00% +15.38%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £27,800 £26,100
10% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £46,500 £40,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
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
4616 4099 3865
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 97.36% 95.19% 96.50%
Number of salaries quoted 3807 3214 3258
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 £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 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 27 January 2015.

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 27 January 2015. 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 -10 94 £40,000 +6.66% 14
Bradford +7 23 £35,000 -24.73% 2
Wakefield +6 23 £38,500 -3.75% 5
Halifax 0 6 £45,000 +28.57%
Huddersfield -2 4 £40,000 +14.28% 2
Wetherby -8 1 £22,000 - 1
Bingley - 1 - -
Dewsbury - 1 £35,000 -
Software Developer
Yorkshire

Software Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 27 January 2015, 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.

1 282 (79.89%) C#
1 282 (79.89%) .NET
2 207 (58.64%) SQL Server
3 206 (58.36%) ASP.NET
4 197 (55.81%) MVC
5 164 (46.46%) SQL
6 120 (33.99%) Agile Software Development
7 113 (32.01%) JavaScript
8 111 (31.44%) HTML
9 110 (31.16%) ASP.NET MVC
10 108 (30.59%) .NET Framework
11 99 (28.05%) WCF
12 88 (24.93%) VB.NET
13 79 (22.38%) Microsoft
14 74 (20.96%) CSS
15 72 (20.40%) XML
16 71 (20.11%) Web Services
17 70 (19.83%) T-SQL
18 64 (18.13%) OO
19 63 (17.85%) WinForms
20 62 (17.56%) Oracle
21 61 (17.28%) Visual Studio
21 61 (17.28%) Windows
22 60 (17.00%) Finance
22 60 (17.00%) WPF
22 60 (17.00%) Software Engineering
23 55 (15.58%) Team Foundation Server
24 53 (15.01%) Scrum
25 51 (14.45%) OOP
26 49 (13.88%) Degree

Software Developer
Top Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 27 January 2015, 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 17 (4.82%) SharePoint
2 16 (4.53%) IIS
3 6 (1.70%) Apache
4 4 (1.13%) NServiceBus
5 3 (0.85%) Umbraco
6 1 (0.28%) SharePoint 2010
6 1 (0.28%) Kentico
6 1 (0.28%) OpenEdge
6 1 (0.28%) ArcGIS
6 1 (0.28%) CMS
6 1 (0.28%) ArcSDE
Applications
1 44 (12.46%) MS Excel
2 5 (1.42%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (0.28%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 2 (0.57%) Microsoft Azure
1 2 (0.57%) SaaS
2 1 (0.28%) Amazon SQS
2 1 (0.28%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (0.28%) Force.com
2 1 (0.28%) Amazon EC2
2 1 (0.28%) Amazon S3
Communications & Networking
1 17 (4.82%) Internet
2 10 (2.83%) Intranet
3 2 (0.57%) LDAP
4 1 (0.28%) HTTPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 207 (58.64%) SQL Server
2 48 (13.60%) MySQL
3 30 (8.50%) SQL Server 2008
4 20 (5.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 19 (5.38%) SQL Server 2005
6 17 (4.82%) SQL Server 2012
7 16 (4.53%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 13 (3.68%) Oracle Database 11g
8 13 (3.68%) Big Data
8 13 (3.68%) Oracle Database
9 12 (3.40%) Oracle9i Database
9 12 (3.40%) Oracle Database 10g
10 10 (2.83%) Crystal Reports
10 10 (2.83%) Relational Database
11 4 (1.13%) Oracle ODI
11 4 (1.13%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 4 (1.13%) Oracle BI EE
11 4 (1.13%) Oracle Reports
12 3 (0.85%) BusinessObjects
12 3 (0.85%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 61 (17.28%) Visual Studio
2 55 (15.58%) Team Foundation Server
3 20 (5.67%) Selenium
4 19 (5.38%) VSS/SourceSafe
5 18 (5.10%) SoapUI
6 14 (3.97%) ReSharper
7 13 (3.68%) Moq
8 7 (1.98%) Git (software)
9 6 (1.70%) TeamCity
9 6 (1.70%) Hudson
9 6 (1.70%) Jenkins
10 5 (1.42%) WebDriver
10 5 (1.42%) Cucumber
10 5 (1.42%) Maven
10 5 (1.42%) QuickTest Pro
11 4 (1.13%) Subversion
11 4 (1.13%) SpecFlow
12 3 (0.85%) TortoiseSVN
13 1 (0.28%) JIRA
13 1 (0.28%) WebSpeed
General
1 60 (17.00%) Finance
2 37 (10.48%) Retail
3 10 (2.83%) Pharmaceutical
4 8 (2.27%) Electronics
5 3 (0.85%) Banking
6 2 (0.57%) Telecoms
7 1 (0.28%) Back Office
7 1 (0.28%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 282 (79.89%) .NET
2 206 (58.36%) ASP.NET
3 111 (31.44%) HTML
4 110 (31.16%) ASP.NET MVC
5 108 (30.59%) .NET Framework
6 99 (28.05%) WCF
7 74 (20.96%) CSS
8 72 (20.40%) XML
9 71 (20.11%) Web Services
10 63 (17.85%) WinForms
11 60 (17.00%) WPF
12 47 (13.31%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
13 39 (11.05%) jQuery
14 29 (8.22%) SOAP
15 21 (5.95%) Silverlight
16 19 (5.38%) ASP.NET Web Forms
17 12 (3.40%) LINQ
17 12 (3.40%) REST
17 12 (3.40%) Ajax
17 12 (3.40%) UDDI
Miscellaneous
1 26 (7.37%) Enterprise Software
2 19 (5.38%) Mathematics
3 15 (4.25%) NHS
4 14 (3.97%) Open Source
5 10 (2.83%) Mobile App
6 8 (2.27%) iPad
6 8 (2.27%) Computer Science
6 8 (2.27%) STB
6 8 (2.27%) DTV
7 7 (1.98%) iPhone
8 6 (1.70%) Physics
9 4 (1.13%) GIS
9 4 (1.13%) Management Information System
10 3 (0.85%) Client/Server
10 3 (0.85%) N-Tier
10 3 (0.85%) Analytical Skills
11 2 (0.57%) Data Integration
12 1 (0.28%) User Experience
12 1 (0.28%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 61 (17.28%) Windows
2 21 (5.95%) Apple iOS
3 16 (4.53%) Android
4 15 (4.25%) Linux
5 8 (2.27%) Embedded Linux
6 3 (0.85%) Windows Mobile
7 2 (0.57%) Debian
8 1 (0.28%) Ubuntu
8 1 (0.28%) Windows XP
8 1 (0.28%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 197 (55.81%) MVC
2 120 (33.99%) Agile Software Development
3 64 (18.13%) OO
4 60 (17.00%) Software Engineering
5 53 (15.01%) Scrum
6 51 (14.45%) OOP
7 30 (8.50%) UML
8 29 (8.22%) Business Intelligence
9 28 (7.93%) Project Management
10 25 (7.08%) TDD
11 15 (4.25%) Unit Testing
11 15 (4.25%) Kanban
12 14 (3.97%) Web Development
12 14 (3.97%) E-Commerce
13 13 (3.68%) Analytics
14 11 (3.12%) Android Development
14 11 (3.12%) Logistics
15 10 (2.83%) System Testing
15 10 (2.83%) Automation Testing
16 9 (2.55%) iOS Development
Programming Languages
1 282 (79.89%) C#
2 164 (46.46%) SQL
3 113 (32.01%) JavaScript
4 88 (24.93%) VB.NET
5 70 (19.83%) T-SQL
6 45 (12.75%) VB
7 44 (12.46%) Java
8 20 (5.67%) C++
9 17 (4.82%) VB6
10 12 (3.40%) C
11 9 (2.55%) PHP
12 5 (1.42%) PL/SQL
12 5 (1.42%) Python
13 4 (1.13%) PowerShell
14 3 (0.85%) Delphi
15 2 (0.57%) XPath
16 1 (0.28%) Ruby
16 1 (0.28%) Perl
16 1 (0.28%) Progress 4GL
16 1 (0.28%) FoxPro (VFP)
Qualifications
1 49 (13.88%) Degree
2 11 (3.12%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (0.28%) PMI Certification
3 1 (0.28%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (1.70%) QA
2 2 (0.57%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 13 (3.68%) Hyper-V
Vendors
1 79 (22.38%) Microsoft
2 62 (17.56%) Oracle
3 17 (4.82%) Apple
4 7 (1.98%) Business Objects
5 5 (1.42%) Xamarin
6 4 (1.13%) SAP
7 3 (0.85%) Google
8 2 (0.57%) Micro Focus
8 2 (0.57%) HP
8 2 (0.57%) BEA
9 1 (0.28%) Salesforce.com
9 1 (0.28%) Progress
9 1 (0.28%) AccuRev
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The Bridge Ltd
Salary: Up to £40,000 per annum + Pension
Posted: 7 hours ago
Huddersfield, West Yorkshire
IT Executive Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + DOE
Posted: 8 hours ago
Wakefield
Progressive Recruitment
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + competitive
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + fantastic benefits!
Posted: Yesterday
Castleford, West Yorkshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £28000 - £36000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds, West Yorkshire
EMIS
Salary: Up to £35,000 per annum depending on experience
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Alscient Ltd
Salary: From £45,000 to £60,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Wakefield, West Yorkshire
Head Resourcing
Salary: £22000 - £40000 per annum + benefits package inc. pension
Posted: Yesterday
Huddersfield, West Yorkshire
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Sanderson
Salary: £40000.00 - £50000.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Wetherby, West Yorkshire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £18000 - £22000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £35000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + Pension
Posted: 5 days ago
Leeds
Progressive Recruitment
Salary: £32000 - £45000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 6 days ago
Otley
Searchability
Salary: £20000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Castleford
Searchability
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Castleford
Searchability
Salary: £22000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Bens
Posted: 6 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
IT MOB
Salary: £20,000 to £33,000 per annum + Benefits (Pension, Life Assurance, PHI)
Posted: 6 days ago
Wakefield
Progressive Recruitment
Salary: £33000 - £45000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 7 days ago