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 21 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
21 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Software Developer
Rank 66 61 68
Rank change year-on-year
-5 +7
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Developer 181 134 132
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 3.65% 3.73% 3.54%
As % of the Job Titles category 3.77% 3.95% 3.67%
Number of salaries quoted 149 113 120
Average salary £35,000 £35,000 £34,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +1.44%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £27,100 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £42,500 £42,000
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
4796 3391 3601
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 96.60% 94.33% 96.67%
Number of salaries quoted 3765 2658 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 £24,500 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £52,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +1.29%

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 21 August 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 21 August 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 -22 113 £32,500 - 10
Bradford +3 21 £33,500 -10.06% 2
Halifax +10 18 £35,000 +7.69% 3
Otley +1 11 - -
Huddersfield +2 7 £24,000 -36.84% 1
Wakefield -10 1 £27,000 -22.85%
Software Developer
Yorkshire

Software Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 21 August 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.

1 276 (77.97%) .NET
2 254 (71.75%) C#
3 202 (57.06%) SQL Server
4 178 (50.28%) ASP.NET
5 154 (43.50%) SQL
6 153 (43.22%) MVC
7 143 (40.40%) JavaScript
8 140 (39.55%) HTML
9 102 (28.81%) Microsoft
10 100 (28.25%) CSS
11 93 (26.27%) Agile Software Development
12 78 (22.03%) .NET Framework
13 72 (20.34%) T-SQL
13 72 (20.34%) ASP.NET MVC
14 70 (19.77%) SQL Server 2008
15 68 (19.21%) OO
15 68 (19.21%) Software Engineering
16 62 (17.51%) Java
17 60 (16.95%) Windows
18 57 (16.10%) SQL Server 2005
19 56 (15.82%) jQuery
20 53 (14.97%) VB.NET
21 52 (14.69%) WinForms
22 51 (14.41%) Web Services
23 48 (13.56%) Unit Testing
24 46 (12.99%) WCF
25 43 (12.15%) Visual Studio
26 40 (11.30%) Finance
27 39 (11.02%) Degree
28 38 (10.73%) Scrum

Software Developer
Top Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 21 August 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 36 (10.17%) IIS
2 12 (3.39%) SharePoint
3 9 (2.54%) NServiceBus
4 3 (0.85%) CMS
5 2 (0.56%) Drupal
6 1 (0.28%) Umbraco
6 1 (0.28%) Joomla!
6 1 (0.28%) OpenEdge
6 1 (0.28%) Apache
6 1 (0.28%) Tomcat
Applications
1 37 (10.45%) MS Excel
2 12 (3.39%) MS Office
3 3 (0.85%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 2 (0.56%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.28%) osCommerce
2 1 (0.28%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 7 (1.98%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (0.85%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 8 (2.26%) Internet
2 6 (1.69%) Intranet
3 3 (0.85%) HTTPS
4 1 (0.28%) LDAP
4 1 (0.28%) SMS
4 1 (0.28%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 202 (57.06%) SQL Server
2 70 (19.77%) SQL Server 2008
3 57 (16.10%) SQL Server 2005
4 19 (5.37%) MySQL
5 14 (3.95%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 7 (1.98%) Relational Database
7 6 (1.69%) Oracle Database
7 6 (1.69%) Crystal Reports
8 5 (1.41%) Data Warehouse
8 5 (1.41%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 5 (1.41%) Oracle Database 11g
8 5 (1.41%) SQL Server 2000
8 5 (1.41%) NoSQL
9 4 (1.13%) SQL Server 2012
10 3 (0.85%) Oracle ODI
10 3 (0.85%) Oracle BI EE
10 3 (0.85%) Oracle9i Database
10 3 (0.85%) Oracle Database 10g
11 2 (0.56%) BODI
11 2 (0.56%) BusinessObjects XI
Development Applications
1 43 (12.15%) Visual Studio
2 29 (8.19%) Team Foundation Server
3 16 (4.52%) Selenium
4 9 (2.54%) VSS/SourceSafe
5 8 (2.26%) SpecFlow
6 7 (1.98%) Eclipse
7 5 (1.41%) JUnit
8 3 (0.85%) JIRA
9 2 (0.56%) ReSharper
9 2 (0.56%) WebDriver
9 2 (0.56%) Maven
9 2 (0.56%) QuickTest Pro
10 1 (0.28%) ProC
10 1 (0.28%) Subversion
10 1 (0.28%) Oracle Forms
10 1 (0.28%) Cucumber
10 1 (0.28%) SoapUI
10 1 (0.28%) Eclipse RCP
10 1 (0.28%) Visual Studio Tools for Office
10 1 (0.28%) Selenium IDE
General
1 40 (11.30%) Finance
2 6 (1.69%) Legal
2 6 (1.69%) Manufacturing
3 5 (1.41%) Law
4 3 (0.85%) Retail
5 2 (0.56%) Marketing
6 1 (0.28%) Games
6 1 (0.28%) Financial Institution
6 1 (0.28%) Back Office
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 276 (77.97%) .NET
2 178 (50.28%) ASP.NET
3 140 (39.55%) HTML
4 100 (28.25%) CSS
5 78 (22.03%) .NET Framework
6 72 (20.34%) ASP.NET MVC
7 56 (15.82%) jQuery
8 52 (14.69%) WinForms
9 51 (14.41%) Web Services
10 46 (12.99%) WCF
11 36 (10.17%) XML
12 33 (9.32%) WPF
13 26 (7.34%) HTML5
14 23 (6.50%) ASP.NET Web Forms
15 22 (6.21%) SOAP
16 21 (5.93%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
17 15 (4.24%) Silverlight
18 13 (3.67%) WSDL
19 12 (3.39%) UDDI
20 10 (2.82%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 20 (5.65%) Enterprise Software
2 11 (3.11%) NHS
2 11 (3.11%) Computer Science
2 11 (3.11%) Mobile App
3 10 (2.82%) DTV
4 8 (2.26%) Mathematics
5 7 (1.98%) GIS
6 5 (1.41%) Data Integration
7 4 (1.13%) N-Tier
8 3 (0.85%) Physics
8 3 (0.85%) iPad
8 3 (0.85%) Open Source
9 2 (0.56%) iPhone
9 2 (0.56%) PDA
10 1 (0.28%) E-Learning
10 1 (0.28%) IVR
10 1 (0.28%) LIMS
10 1 (0.28%) Biometrics
10 1 (0.28%) Inversion of Control
Operating Systems
1 60 (16.95%) Windows
2 11 (3.11%) Linux
3 10 (2.82%) Android
4 8 (2.26%) UNIX
5 2 (0.56%) Apple iOS
6 1 (0.28%) Windows Phone
6 1 (0.28%) Windows XP
6 1 (0.28%) Ubuntu
6 1 (0.28%) Embedded Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 153 (43.22%) MVC
2 93 (26.27%) Agile Software Development
3 68 (19.21%) Software Engineering
3 68 (19.21%) OO
4 48 (13.56%) Unit Testing
5 38 (10.73%) Scrum
6 37 (10.45%) TDD
7 29 (8.19%) BDD
8 28 (7.91%) Continuous Integration
8 28 (7.91%) OOP
9 27 (7.63%) RUP
9 27 (7.63%) Business Intelligence
10 25 (7.06%) DSDM
10 25 (7.06%) Low Latency
11 20 (5.65%) Project Management
12 15 (4.24%) Web Development
13 9 (2.54%) ETL
13 9 (2.54%) CRM
13 9 (2.54%) OOD
13 9 (2.54%) Android Development
Programming Languages
1 254 (71.75%) C#
2 154 (43.50%) SQL
3 143 (40.40%) JavaScript
4 72 (20.34%) T-SQL
5 62 (17.51%) Java
6 53 (14.97%) VB.NET
7 17 (4.80%) VB
8 15 (4.24%) VB6
9 9 (2.54%) C++
10 8 (2.26%) C
10 8 (2.26%) PowerShell
11 6 (1.69%) PL/SQL
12 5 (1.41%) COBOL
12 5 (1.41%) VBA
13 3 (0.85%) Python
13 3 (0.85%) PHP
14 2 (0.56%) XAML
15 1 (0.28%) Ruby
15 1 (0.28%) Perl
15 1 (0.28%) FoxPro (VFP)
Qualifications
1 39 (11.02%) Degree
2 4 (1.13%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (0.28%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (2.26%) QA
System Software
1 9 (2.54%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (0.56%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 102 (28.81%) Microsoft
2 22 (6.21%) Oracle
3 5 (1.41%) Metastorm
4 3 (0.85%) Adobe
5 2 (0.56%) Business Objects
5 2 (0.56%) Apple
5 2 (0.56%) Perforce
5 2 (0.56%) Google
6 1 (0.28%) EPiServer
6 1 (0.28%) ServiceNow
6 1 (0.28%) Infragistics
6 1 (0.28%) Cisco
6 1 (0.28%) Avaya
6 1 (0.28%) Genesys
Bradford, West Yorkshire
Spring Technology
Salary: £40000.00 - £50000.00 per annum
Posted: 3 hours ago
Bradford, West Yorkshire
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 7 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Searchability.co.uk
Salary: £25000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Halifax, West Yorkshire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + bens
Posted: Yesterday
Halifax, West Yorkshire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £30,000 to £40,000 per annum plus additional benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Spring Technology
Salary: £28000.00 - £35000.00 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Huddersfield, West Yorkshire
IT Executive Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + DOE
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Staffline Group PLC
Salary: From £25,000 to £50,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £28000 - £34000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Halifax, West Yorkshire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £45,000 to £50,000 per annum plus additional benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £35000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
AMsource Technology
Salary: From £30,000 to £50,000 per annum plus benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Staffline Group PLC
Salary: From £25,000 to £45,000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Salary: £30000 - £37000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Leeds 19
EMIS
Salary: £24,000 to £35,000 per year
Posted: 9 days ago