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

Location
3 months to
21 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Software Developer
Rank 63 71 65
Rank change year-on-year
+8 -6
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Developer 185 189 142
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 3.76% 3.68% 3.65%
As % of the Job Titles category 3.86% 3.83% 3.79%
Number of salaries quoted 166 177 111
Average salary £40,000 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+14.28% -
90% offered a salary of more than £30,400 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
UK excluding London average salary £39,000 £37,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +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
4791 4930 3745
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 97.44% 96.12% 96.32%
Number of salaries quoted 3785 4011 3008
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 £27,000 £23,500 £23,250
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 21 April 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 21 April 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 -9 111 £40,000 +14.28% 9
Bradford +9 26 £37,500 +7.14% 5
Halifax +23 16 £45,000 +28.57% 2
Wakefield 0 14 £32,750 -18.12% 4
Huddersfield -2 7 £40,000 +6.66% 1
Dewsbury -7 5 £35,000 -
Otley - 4 - - 1
Wetherby +5 2 £30,500 -6.15%
Castleford +8 1 £37,500 +15.38%
Pontefract -1 1 £33,000 -12.00%
Keighley - 1 £45,000 -
Software Developer
Yorkshire

Software Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 21 April 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.

1 274 (79.88%) .NET
2 261 (76.09%) C#
3 209 (60.93%) SQL
4 208 (60.64%) SQL Server
5 192 (55.98%) ASP.NET
6 186 (54.23%) MVC
7 142 (41.40%) Agile Software Development
8 116 (33.82%) ASP.NET MVC
9 107 (31.20%) .NET Framework
10 104 (30.32%) JavaScript
11 100 (29.15%) WCF
12 90 (26.24%) HTML
13 83 (24.20%) WinForms
14 77 (22.45%) VB.NET
14 77 (22.45%) CSS
15 72 (20.99%) T-SQL
16 69 (20.12%) OO
17 68 (19.83%) Windows
18 65 (18.95%) Microsoft
19 60 (17.49%) Oracle
19 60 (17.49%) XML
19 60 (17.49%) Team Foundation Server
20 59 (17.20%) Scrum
21 57 (16.62%) Finance
22 56 (16.33%) TDD
23 54 (15.74%) OOP
24 53 (15.45%) Entity Framework
25 52 (15.16%) Web Services
26 50 (14.58%) MySQL
26 50 (14.58%) Java

Software Developer
Top Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 21 April 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 15 (4.37%) IIS
2 11 (3.21%) Apache
3 9 (2.62%) SharePoint
4 6 (1.75%) CMS
4 6 (1.75%) WordPress
5 5 (1.46%) Kentico
5 5 (1.46%) WebSphere
6 3 (0.87%) Umbraco
7 1 (0.29%) Node.js
7 1 (0.29%) Drupal
Applications
1 35 (10.20%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.29%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (0.58%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 11 (3.21%) Amazon AWS
2 5 (1.46%) Amazon EC2
2 5 (1.46%) Amazon S3
2 5 (1.46%) Amazon SQS
3 4 (1.17%) Microsoft Azure
4 2 (0.58%) GitHub
5 1 (0.29%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 20 (5.83%) Internet
2 8 (2.33%) Intranet
3 7 (2.04%) HTTP
4 2 (0.58%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 208 (60.64%) SQL Server
2 50 (14.58%) MySQL
3 29 (8.45%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 23 (6.71%) SQL Server 2008
5 19 (5.54%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 17 (4.96%) SQL Server 2005
7 16 (4.66%) Big Data
8 15 (4.37%) Relational Database
9 11 (3.21%) SQL Server 2012
10 8 (2.33%) Oracle Database
10 8 (2.33%) Oracle Database 11g
10 8 (2.33%) Oracle Database 10g
10 8 (2.33%) Oracle9i Database
11 6 (1.75%) Crystal Reports
11 6 (1.75%) RDBMS
11 6 (1.75%) NoSQL
12 5 (1.46%) RavenDB
12 5 (1.46%) Amazon DynamoDB
12 5 (1.46%) Amazon RDS
12 5 (1.46%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 60 (17.49%) Team Foundation Server
2 39 (11.37%) Visual Studio
3 17 (4.96%) Selenium
4 16 (4.66%) ReSharper
4 16 (4.66%) Git (software)
4 16 (4.66%) Moq
4 16 (4.66%) SoapUI
5 11 (3.21%) VSS/SourceSafe
6 10 (2.92%) Subversion
7 8 (2.33%) TeamCity
7 8 (2.33%) Jenkins
7 8 (2.33%) Hudson
8 5 (1.46%) LLBLGen Pro
8 5 (1.46%) ClearQuest
8 5 (1.46%) ClearCase
9 3 (0.87%) JIRA
9 3 (0.87%) TortoiseSVN
10 2 (0.58%) WebDriver
10 2 (0.58%) JUnit
11 1 (0.29%) MSTest
General
1 57 (16.62%) Finance
2 42 (12.24%) Retail
3 11 (3.21%) Banking
4 10 (2.92%) Pharmaceutical
5 7 (2.04%) Electronics
6 4 (1.17%) Telecoms
7 2 (0.58%) Marketing
8 1 (0.29%) Advertising
8 1 (0.29%) Games
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 274 (79.88%) .NET
2 192 (55.98%) ASP.NET
3 116 (33.82%) ASP.NET MVC
4 107 (31.20%) .NET Framework
5 100 (29.15%) WCF
6 90 (26.24%) HTML
7 83 (24.20%) WinForms
8 77 (22.45%) CSS
9 60 (17.49%) XML
10 53 (15.45%) Entity Framework
11 52 (15.16%) Web Services
12 50 (14.58%) WPF
13 49 (14.29%) jQuery
14 31 (9.04%) HTML5
15 23 (6.71%) ASP.NET Web Forms
16 20 (5.83%) JSON
17 18 (5.25%) Silverlight
18 17 (4.96%) Ajax
19 14 (4.08%) NHibernate
20 11 (3.21%) LINQ
Miscellaneous
1 28 (8.16%) Enterprise Software
2 16 (4.66%) Private Cloud
3 13 (3.79%) Management Information System
4 12 (3.50%) Open Source
5 11 (3.21%) E-Learning
6 10 (2.92%) NHS
7 9 (2.62%) Mobile App
8 8 (2.33%) Analytical Skills
8 8 (2.33%) Computer Science
9 7 (2.04%) DTV
9 7 (2.04%) STB
10 6 (1.75%) Client/Server
11 5 (1.46%) Mathematics
11 5 (1.46%) iPad
12 4 (1.17%) Data Integration
12 4 (1.17%) iPhone
12 4 (1.17%) Visualisation
13 2 (0.58%) Blog
13 2 (0.58%) N-Tier
14 1 (0.29%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 68 (19.83%) Windows
2 35 (10.20%) Android
3 30 (8.75%) Apple iOS
3 30 (8.75%) Linux
4 7 (2.04%) UNIX
4 7 (2.04%) Embedded Linux
5 4 (1.17%) Windows Mobile
6 2 (0.58%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 186 (54.23%) MVC
2 142 (41.40%) Agile Software Development
3 69 (20.12%) OO
4 59 (17.20%) Scrum
5 56 (16.33%) TDD
6 54 (15.74%) OOP
7 49 (14.29%) Software Engineering
8 35 (10.20%) Business Intelligence
9 33 (9.62%) UML
10 24 (7.00%) Web Development
11 23 (6.71%) Unit Testing
12 20 (5.83%) Android Development
13 16 (4.66%) Analytics
14 15 (4.37%) Configuration Management
15 14 (4.08%) Continuous Integration
16 13 (3.79%) iOS Development
17 12 (3.50%) BDD
17 12 (3.50%) Mobile Development
18 11 (3.21%) Project Management
19 10 (2.92%) Kanban
Programming Languages
1 261 (76.09%) C#
2 209 (60.93%) SQL
3 104 (30.32%) JavaScript
4 77 (22.45%) VB.NET
5 72 (20.99%) T-SQL
6 50 (14.58%) Java
7 30 (8.75%) VB
8 19 (5.54%) PHP
9 10 (2.92%) C++
9 10 (2.92%) Python
10 8 (2.33%) Groovy
10 8 (2.33%) Delphi
11 6 (1.75%) Bash Shell
12 4 (1.17%) VB6
13 3 (0.87%) Ruby
14 2 (0.58%) XPath
15 1 (0.29%) VBA
Qualifications
1 43 (12.54%) Degree
2 8 (2.33%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (0.29%) PMI Certification
3 1 (0.29%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (2.33%) QA
2 2 (0.58%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 16 (4.66%) Hyper-V
Vendors
1 65 (18.95%) Microsoft
2 60 (17.49%) Oracle
3 14 (4.08%) Apple
4 10 (2.92%) Xamarin
5 6 (1.75%) Business Objects
6 5 (1.46%) IBM
7 4 (1.17%) Tableau
7 4 (1.17%) TIBCO
8 2 (0.58%) Micro Focus
8 2 (0.58%) Sybase
8 2 (0.58%) HP
8 2 (0.58%) BEA
9 1 (0.29%) Salesforce.com
9 1 (0.29%) SAP
9 1 (0.29%) Sony
9 1 (0.29%) Google
Halifax, West Yorkshire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £40,000 to £50,000 per annum plus additional benefits
Posted: 10 hours ago
Wakefield, West Yorkshire
Head Resourcing
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + pension
Posted: 12 hours ago
West Yorkshire
Virtual College
Salary: Up to £45,000 per annum (depending on experience)
Posted: 12 hours ago
Otley, Yorkshire
networx
Salary: £Competitive Salary
Posted: 13 hours ago
Leeds
Technical Prospects
Salary: Competitive Basic Salary plus Excellent Benefits
Posted: 15 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
RMI International
Salary: excellent salary + benefits
Posted: 16 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
CoreCom Consulting
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 17 hours ago
Huddersfield, West Yorkshire
IT Executive Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum + DOE
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum + Bens
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Techsearch Technology
Salary: From £25,000 to £35,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Halifax, West Yorkshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
West Yorkshire
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £40000 Per Annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Bradford, West Yorkshire
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + Bens
Posted: 4 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Mortimer Spinks
Salary: £32000 - £42000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Bradford, West Yorkshire
RecruitmentRevolution.com Limited
Salary: Excellent Salary + Company Benefits Package
Posted: 5 days ago
Shipley, West Yorkshire
Premier IT
Posted: 6 days ago
Wakefield
Progressive Recruitment
Salary: £36000 - £42000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 7 days ago
Leeds
Progressive Recruitment
Salary: £26000 - £32000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 7 days ago
Wakefield
Progressive Recruitment
Salary: £25000 - £40000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 7 days ago
Wakefield
Progressive Recruitment
Salary: £32000 - £38000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 23 days ago