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 23 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
23 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Software Developer
Rank 63 58 71
Rank change year-on-year
-5 +13
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Developer 188 157 138
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 3.67% 4.21% 3.60%
As % of the Job Titles category 3.79% 4.44% 3.71%
Number of salaries quoted 166 136 128
Average salary £35,000 £35,000 £35,000
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £29,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £44,500 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £35,000 £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
4959 3535 3715
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 96.78% 94.87% 96.85%
Number of salaries quoted 3869 2831 3121
Average salary £37,500 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £24,000 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £52,500 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

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 23 September 2014.

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 23 September 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 -28 104 £32,500 - 15
Bradford +7 30 £33,500 -9.45% 2
Halifax +19 24 £37,500 +11.11% 3
Huddersfield +1 9 £24,000 -33.33% 1
Otley -2 5 - - 2
Wakefield -15 4 £30,000 -14.28%
Software Developer
Yorkshire

Software Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 23 September 2014, 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.

1 273 (75.00%) .NET
2 255 (70.05%) C#
3 188 (51.65%) SQL Server
4 173 (47.53%) ASP.NET
5 155 (42.58%) MVC
6 152 (41.76%) JavaScript
7 150 (41.21%) HTML
8 144 (39.56%) SQL
9 121 (33.24%) Agile Software Development
10 95 (26.10%) CSS
11 86 (23.63%) Microsoft
12 81 (22.25%) .NET Framework
13 80 (21.98%) Software Engineering
14 71 (19.51%) ASP.NET MVC
15 70 (19.23%) Java
15 70 (19.23%) OO
16 63 (17.31%) Web Services
17 59 (16.21%) VB.NET
18 57 (15.66%) T-SQL
19 56 (15.38%) Windows
20 53 (14.56%) SQL Server 2008
21 52 (14.29%) WCF
22 51 (14.01%) Visual Studio
23 50 (13.74%) jQuery
24 49 (13.46%) WinForms
25 45 (12.36%) Finance
25 45 (12.36%) XML
26 41 (11.26%) Degree
26 41 (11.26%) SQL Server 2005
27 40 (10.99%) Unit Testing

Software Developer
Top Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 23 September 2014, 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 33 (9.07%) IIS
2 15 (4.12%) SharePoint
3 9 (2.47%) NServiceBus
4 2 (0.55%) CMS
4 2 (0.55%) Drupal
5 1 (0.27%) Umbraco
5 1 (0.27%) SharePoint 2010
5 1 (0.27%) Joomla!
5 1 (0.27%) OpenEdge
5 1 (0.27%) Apache
5 1 (0.27%) Tomcat
Applications
1 37 (10.16%) MS Excel
2 11 (3.02%) MS Office
3 2 (0.55%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 2 (0.55%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.27%) osCommerce
2 1 (0.27%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 6 (1.65%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (0.27%) SaaS
2 1 (0.27%) Force.com
Communications & Networking
1 9 (2.47%) Internet
2 7 (1.92%) Intranet
3 3 (0.82%) HTTPS
4 1 (0.27%) SMS
4 1 (0.27%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 188 (51.65%) SQL Server
2 53 (14.56%) SQL Server 2008
3 41 (11.26%) SQL Server 2005
4 22 (6.04%) MySQL
5 11 (3.02%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 8 (2.20%) Oracle Database
7 7 (1.92%) Relational Database
7 7 (1.92%) Oracle Database 11g
8 6 (1.65%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 6 (1.65%) Crystal Reports
8 6 (1.65%) SQL Server 2012
9 5 (1.37%) NoSQL
9 5 (1.37%) Data Warehouse
10 4 (1.10%) Oracle Database 10g
10 4 (1.10%) SQL Server 2000
10 4 (1.10%) Oracle9i Database
11 3 (0.82%) Oracle BI EE
11 3 (0.82%) Oracle ODI
12 2 (0.55%) BODI
12 2 (0.55%) BusinessObjects XI
Development Applications
1 51 (14.01%) Visual Studio
2 27 (7.42%) Team Foundation Server
3 19 (5.22%) Selenium
4 17 (4.67%) VSS/SourceSafe
5 9 (2.47%) SpecFlow
6 6 (1.65%) Eclipse
7 5 (1.37%) JUnit
8 4 (1.10%) ReSharper
8 4 (1.10%) WebDriver
8 4 (1.10%) QuickTest Pro
8 4 (1.10%) Maven
8 4 (1.10%) SoapUI
9 3 (0.82%) JIRA
9 3 (0.82%) Cucumber
10 1 (0.27%) Moq
10 1 (0.27%) TortoiseSVN
10 1 (0.27%) Oracle Forms
10 1 (0.27%) ProC
10 1 (0.27%) WebSpeed
10 1 (0.27%) Subversion
General
1 45 (12.36%) Finance
2 6 (1.65%) Manufacturing
3 5 (1.37%) Retail
4 4 (1.10%) Law
4 4 (1.10%) Legal
5 2 (0.55%) Marketing
6 1 (0.27%) Games
6 1 (0.27%) Financial Institution
6 1 (0.27%) Back Office
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 273 (75.00%) .NET
2 173 (47.53%) ASP.NET
3 150 (41.21%) HTML
4 95 (26.10%) CSS
5 81 (22.25%) .NET Framework
6 71 (19.51%) ASP.NET MVC
7 63 (17.31%) Web Services
8 52 (14.29%) WCF
9 50 (13.74%) jQuery
10 49 (13.46%) WinForms
11 45 (12.36%) XML
12 32 (8.79%) WPF
13 27 (7.42%) SOAP
14 24 (6.59%) ASP.NET Web Forms
15 23 (6.32%) HTML5
15 23 (6.32%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
16 16 (4.40%) UDDI
16 16 (4.40%) WSDL
17 14 (3.85%) Silverlight
18 9 (2.47%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 20 (5.49%) Enterprise Software
2 15 (4.12%) Mathematics
3 12 (3.30%) Computer Science
4 9 (2.47%) Analytical Skills
4 9 (2.47%) NHS
5 7 (1.92%) DTV
5 7 (1.92%) GIS
5 7 (1.92%) Mobile App
6 6 (1.65%) Physics
7 5 (1.37%) Data Integration
7 5 (1.37%) N-Tier
8 4 (1.10%) Open Source
8 4 (1.10%) iPad
9 3 (0.82%) iPhone
10 2 (0.55%) PDA
11 1 (0.27%) E-Learning
11 1 (0.27%) IVR
11 1 (0.27%) LIMS
11 1 (0.27%) Biometrics
Operating Systems
1 56 (15.38%) Windows
2 11 (3.02%) Linux
3 10 (2.75%) Android
4 8 (2.20%) UNIX
5 3 (0.82%) Apple iOS
6 1 (0.27%) Windows Phone
6 1 (0.27%) Windows XP
6 1 (0.27%) Ubuntu
6 1 (0.27%) Embedded Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 155 (42.58%) MVC
2 121 (33.24%) Agile Software Development
3 80 (21.98%) Software Engineering
4 70 (19.23%) OO
5 40 (10.99%) Unit Testing
6 32 (8.79%) Business Intelligence
7 30 (8.24%) TDD
7 30 (8.24%) Scrum
8 29 (7.97%) Project Management
9 27 (7.42%) OOP
10 23 (6.32%) BDD
11 21 (5.77%) Continuous Integration
12 20 (5.49%) RUP
13 18 (4.95%) DSDM
13 18 (4.95%) Low Latency
14 16 (4.40%) Mentoring
15 13 (3.57%) CRM
16 11 (3.02%) Web Development
17 10 (2.75%) ETL
17 10 (2.75%) Automation Testing
Programming Languages
1 255 (70.05%) C#
2 152 (41.76%) JavaScript
3 144 (39.56%) SQL
4 70 (19.23%) Java
5 59 (16.21%) VB.NET
6 57 (15.66%) T-SQL
7 30 (8.24%) VB
8 20 (5.49%) VB6
9 11 (3.02%) C
9 11 (3.02%) C++
10 9 (2.47%) PowerShell
11 8 (2.20%) PL/SQL
12 5 (1.37%) COBOL
12 5 (1.37%) VBA
13 3 (0.82%) Python
13 3 (0.82%) PHP
14 1 (0.27%) Perl
14 1 (0.27%) Progress 4GL
14 1 (0.27%) FoxPro (VFP)
14 1 (0.27%) XAML
Qualifications
1 41 (11.26%) Degree
2 4 (1.10%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (1.65%) QA
System Software
1 8 (2.20%) Active Directory
2 1 (0.27%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 2 (0.55%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 86 (23.63%) Microsoft
2 33 (9.07%) Oracle
3 4 (1.10%) Metastorm
4 3 (0.82%) Apple
5 2 (0.55%) Perforce
5 2 (0.55%) Google
5 2 (0.55%) Business Objects
5 2 (0.55%) Adobe
6 1 (0.27%) Avaya
6 1 (0.27%) Genesys
6 1 (0.27%) Progress
6 1 (0.27%) Cisco
6 1 (0.27%) EPiServer
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £35000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 1 hour ago
Halifax, West Yorkshire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £40,000 to £50,000 per annum plus additional benefits
Posted: 2 hours ago
West Yorkshire
ENTERPRISE RECRUITMENT LTD
Salary: £40000 to £60000 per annum
Posted: 6 hours ago
Ilkley, Yorkshire
The SmartList
Salary: up to £35k (depending on experience) + excellent benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds, West Yorkshire
TEKsystems
Salary: £32000 - £48000 per annum + excellent package
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Staffline Group PLC
Salary: From £25,000 to £45,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £25000 - £40000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Searchability.co.uk
Salary: £25000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
AMsource Technology
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Bradford, West Yorkshire
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Salary: £30000 - £37000 per annum + Bens
Posted: 4 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Salary: £25000 - £38000 per annum + Bens
Posted: 4 days ago
Otley, Yorkshire
networx
Salary: £Competitive Salary
Posted: 4 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Staffline Group PLC
Salary: From £25,000 to £50,000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
West Yorkshire
Lorien Resourcing
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Bradford, West Yorkshire
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
West Yorkshire
Lorien Resourcing
Posted: 6 days ago
Halifax, West Yorkshire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £30,000 to £40,000 per annum plus additional benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Spring Technology
Salary: £28000.00 - £35000.00 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Computer People
Salary: £25000.00 - £35000.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Otley, West Yorkshire
networx
Salary: £Competitive Salary
Posted: 6 days ago