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 17 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
17 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Software Developer
Rank 64 51 75
Rank change year-on-year
-13 +24
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Developer 195 182 130
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 3.77% 4.73% 3.52%
As % of the Job Titles category 3.88% 4.96% 3.62%
Number of salaries quoted 171 169 117
Average salary £33,500 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-4.28% -
90% offered a salary of more than £24,600 £30,000 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £42,800 £41,000
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
5028 3668 3588
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 97.14% 95.27% 97.18%
Number of salaries quoted 3951 2994 2994
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 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £54,000 £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 17 October 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 17 October 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 -38 105 £32,500 -2.98% 16
Bradford +4 34 £33,500 -10.66% 7
Halifax +10 26 £40,000 +14.28% 2
Huddersfield +1 9 £24,000 -33.33% 3
Wakefield -10 7 £32,000 -8.57%
Otley -3 3 - -
Software Developer
Yorkshire

Software Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 17 October 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.

1 281 (75.74%) .NET
2 268 (72.24%) C#
3 195 (52.56%) SQL Server
4 184 (49.60%) ASP.NET
5 174 (46.90%) MVC
6 158 (42.59%) JavaScript
7 152 (40.97%) HTML
8 146 (39.35%) SQL
9 106 (28.57%) Agile Software Development
10 93 (25.07%) CSS
11 84 (22.64%) .NET Framework
12 82 (22.10%) Software Engineering
13 80 (21.56%) Microsoft
14 79 (21.29%) ASP.NET MVC
15 75 (20.22%) Web Services
16 70 (18.87%) WCF
17 68 (18.33%) Java
18 66 (17.79%) VB.NET
18 66 (17.79%) OO
19 57 (15.36%) Visual Studio
20 53 (14.29%) XML
21 52 (14.02%) T-SQL
22 50 (13.48%) WinForms
23 49 (13.21%) Finance
24 48 (12.94%) SQL Server 2008
25 46 (12.40%) Windows
26 45 (12.13%) Oracle
26 45 (12.13%) jQuery
26 45 (12.13%) Degree
27 41 (11.05%) MS Excel

Software Developer
Top Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 17 October 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 26 (7.01%) IIS
2 15 (4.04%) SharePoint
3 9 (2.43%) NServiceBus
4 1 (0.27%) Apache
4 1 (0.27%) Tomcat
4 1 (0.27%) OpenEdge
4 1 (0.27%) ArcGIS
4 1 (0.27%) ArcSDE
4 1 (0.27%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 41 (11.05%) MS Excel
2 10 (2.70%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 3 (0.81%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (0.27%) SaaS
2 1 (0.27%) Force.com
Communications & Networking
1 10 (2.70%) Internet
2 9 (2.43%) Intranet
3 3 (0.81%) HTTPS
4 1 (0.27%) SMS
4 1 (0.27%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 195 (52.56%) SQL Server
2 48 (12.94%) SQL Server 2008
3 34 (9.16%) SQL Server 2005
4 29 (7.82%) MySQL
5 12 (3.23%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 12 (3.23%) SQL Server 2012
6 10 (2.70%) Oracle Database
6 10 (2.70%) Oracle Database 11g
7 7 (1.89%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 7 (1.89%) Oracle9i Database
7 7 (1.89%) Data Warehouse
7 7 (1.89%) Oracle Database 10g
7 7 (1.89%) Relational Database
8 6 (1.62%) Crystal Reports
9 4 (1.08%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 3 (0.81%) Oracle BI EE
10 3 (0.81%) Oracle ODI
10 3 (0.81%) NoSQL
10 3 (0.81%) SQL Server 2000
11 2 (0.54%) BODI
Development Applications
1 57 (15.36%) Visual Studio
2 27 (7.28%) Team Foundation Server
3 20 (5.39%) Selenium
4 19 (5.12%) VSS/SourceSafe
5 9 (2.43%) SpecFlow
6 7 (1.89%) QuickTest Pro
6 7 (1.89%) Maven
6 7 (1.89%) WebDriver
6 7 (1.89%) SoapUI
7 6 (1.62%) Eclipse
7 6 (1.62%) Cucumber
8 5 (1.35%) JUnit
9 4 (1.08%) ReSharper
10 3 (0.81%) TortoiseSVN
10 3 (0.81%) Subversion
11 1 (0.27%) JIRA
11 1 (0.27%) ProC
11 1 (0.27%) WebSpeed
11 1 (0.27%) Eclipse RCP
11 1 (0.27%) Moq
General
1 49 (13.21%) Finance
2 10 (2.70%) Retail
3 4 (1.08%) Manufacturing
4 3 (0.81%) Law
4 3 (0.81%) Legal
5 2 (0.54%) Banking
6 1 (0.27%) Games
6 1 (0.27%) Financial Institution
6 1 (0.27%) Back Office
6 1 (0.27%) Electronics
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 281 (75.74%) .NET
2 184 (49.60%) ASP.NET
3 152 (40.97%) HTML
4 93 (25.07%) CSS
5 84 (22.64%) .NET Framework
6 79 (21.29%) ASP.NET MVC
7 75 (20.22%) Web Services
8 70 (18.87%) WCF
9 53 (14.29%) XML
10 50 (13.48%) WinForms
11 45 (12.13%) jQuery
12 37 (9.97%) WPF
13 35 (9.43%) SOAP
14 23 (6.20%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
15 22 (5.93%) ASP.NET Web Forms
16 19 (5.12%) UDDI
16 19 (5.12%) WSDL
16 19 (5.12%) HTML5
17 18 (4.85%) Silverlight
18 6 (1.62%) LINQ
Miscellaneous
1 18 (4.85%) Mathematics
2 15 (4.04%) Enterprise Software
3 10 (2.70%) NHS
4 8 (2.16%) GIS
4 8 (2.16%) Computer Science
5 7 (1.89%) N-Tier
5 7 (1.89%) Analytical Skills
5 7 (1.89%) Mobile App
6 6 (1.62%) DTV
6 6 (1.62%) Data Integration
6 6 (1.62%) Physics
7 5 (1.35%) iPad
8 4 (1.08%) iPhone
9 2 (0.54%) Open Source
9 2 (0.54%) PDA
10 1 (0.27%) Biometrics
10 1 (0.27%) E-Learning
10 1 (0.27%) IVR
10 1 (0.27%) STB
Operating Systems
1 46 (12.40%) Windows
2 11 (2.96%) Android
3 8 (2.16%) Linux
4 5 (1.35%) UNIX
5 4 (1.08%) Apple iOS
6 2 (0.54%) Embedded Linux
7 1 (0.27%) Windows Phone
7 1 (0.27%) Windows XP
7 1 (0.27%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 174 (46.90%) MVC
2 106 (28.57%) Agile Software Development
3 82 (22.10%) Software Engineering
4 66 (17.79%) OO
5 35 (9.43%) Business Intelligence
6 33 (8.89%) Project Management
7 30 (8.09%) Unit Testing
8 28 (7.55%) OOP
9 24 (6.47%) Scrum
10 20 (5.39%) TDD
11 16 (4.31%) BDD
12 14 (3.77%) Continuous Integration
12 14 (3.77%) Mentoring
13 13 (3.50%) Web Development
14 12 (3.23%) ETL
15 11 (2.96%) RUP
15 11 (2.96%) DSDM
15 11 (2.96%) Automation Testing
15 11 (2.96%) Low Latency
16 9 (2.43%) Android Development
Programming Languages
1 268 (72.24%) C#
2 158 (42.59%) JavaScript
3 146 (39.35%) SQL
4 68 (18.33%) Java
5 66 (17.79%) VB.NET
6 52 (14.02%) T-SQL
7 37 (9.97%) VB
8 20 (5.39%) VB6
9 15 (4.04%) C
10 14 (3.77%) C++
11 9 (2.43%) PowerShell
12 8 (2.16%) PL/SQL
13 4 (1.08%) VBA
14 3 (0.81%) Python
14 3 (0.81%) COBOL
15 1 (0.27%) Perl
15 1 (0.27%) PHP
15 1 (0.27%) Progress 4GL
15 1 (0.27%) FoxPro (VFP)
15 1 (0.27%) XAML
Qualifications
1 45 (12.13%) Degree
2 6 (1.62%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (1.35%) QA
System Software
1 5 (1.35%) Active Directory
2 1 (0.27%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 2 (0.54%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 80 (21.56%) Microsoft
2 45 (12.13%) Oracle
3 4 (1.08%) Business Objects
3 4 (1.08%) Apple
3 4 (1.08%) Google
4 3 (0.81%) Metastorm
4 3 (0.81%) SAP
5 1 (0.27%) Progress
5 1 (0.27%) Cisco
5 1 (0.27%) Avaya
5 1 (0.27%) Genesys
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Staffline Group PLC
Salary: £25000 - £40000 per annum + Basic salary negotiable + Package
Posted: 16 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Staffline Group PLC
Salary: £25000 - £45000 per annum + Basic salary negotiable + Package
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Staffline Group PLC
Salary: £25000 - £40000 per annum + Basic salary negotiable + Package
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds, West Yorkshire
TEKsystems
Salary: £25000 - £50000 per annum + Package
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Searchability.co.uk
Salary: £25000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Salary: £25000 - £38000 per annum + Bens
Posted: 2 days ago
Bradford, West Yorkshire
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Salary: £30000 - £37000 per annum + Bens
Posted: 2 days ago
Huddersfield, West Yorkshire
IT Executive Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + DOE
Posted: 2 days ago
Bradford, West Yorkshire
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Salary: £20000 - £27000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Castleford, West Yorkshire
Searchability.co.uk
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Staffline Group PLC
Salary: £25000 - £45000 per annum + Basic salary negotiable + Package
Posted: 2 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Staffline Group PLC
Salary: £25000 - £45000 per annum + Basic salary negotiable + Package
Posted: 2 days ago
Bradford, West Yorkshire
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Huddersfield, West Yorkshire
Skilliantech Limited
Salary: £30000
Posted: 3 days ago
Bradford, West Yorkshire
The MRJ Group
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Castleford, West Yorkshire
Searchability.co.uk
Salary: £22000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Halifax, West Yorkshire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £30,000 to £40,000 per annum plus additional benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Spring Technology
Salary: £22000.00 - £30000.00 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Huddersfield, West Yorkshire
Jagger Talent
Salary: From £20,000 to £30,000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago