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

Location
3 months to
2 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Software Developer
Rank 65 61 74
Rank change year-on-year
-4 +13
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Developer 180 145 137
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 3.65% 4.00% 3.62%
As % of the Job Titles category 3.79% 4.24% 3.74%
Number of salaries quoted 152 122 126
Average salary £35,000 £35,000 £35,000
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £27,000 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £43,850 £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
4755 3421 3659
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 96.49% 94.42% 96.75%
Number of salaries quoted 3706 2700 3048
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 £52,000 £54,000
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 2 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 2 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 -25 107 £32,500 - 11
Bradford +7 23 £33,500 -10.06% 5
Halifax +11 22 £35,000 +7.69% 3
Otley -1 10 - -
Huddersfield +1 8 £24,000 -33.33% 2
Wakefield -15 1 £27,000 -22.85% 1
Software Developer
Yorkshire

Software Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 2 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.

1 271 (76.55%) .NET
2 249 (70.34%) C#
3 194 (54.80%) SQL Server
4 173 (48.87%) ASP.NET
5 150 (42.37%) MVC
6 149 (42.09%) SQL
7 145 (40.96%) JavaScript
8 140 (39.55%) HTML
9 101 (28.53%) Microsoft
10 97 (27.40%) CSS
11 89 (25.14%) Agile Software Development
12 79 (22.32%) .NET Framework
13 74 (20.90%) Software Engineering
14 71 (20.06%) ASP.NET MVC
15 69 (19.49%) OO
16 65 (18.36%) SQL Server 2008
17 64 (18.08%) Java
17 64 (18.08%) T-SQL
18 60 (16.95%) Windows
19 55 (15.54%) jQuery
20 54 (15.25%) Web Services
21 53 (14.97%) VB.NET
21 53 (14.97%) SQL Server 2005
22 47 (13.28%) Unit Testing
22 47 (13.28%) WinForms
23 46 (12.99%) WCF
24 45 (12.71%) Visual Studio
25 44 (12.43%) Finance
26 40 (11.30%) XML
26 40 (11.30%) Degree

Software Developer
Top Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 2 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 36 (10.17%) IIS
2 15 (4.24%) SharePoint
3 9 (2.54%) NServiceBus
4 2 (0.56%) OpenEdge
4 2 (0.56%) CMS
4 2 (0.56%) Drupal
5 1 (0.28%) Umbraco
5 1 (0.28%) SharePoint 2010
5 1 (0.28%) Apache
5 1 (0.28%) Tomcat
5 1 (0.28%) Joomla!
Applications
1 38 (10.73%) MS Excel
2 14 (3.95%) MS Office
3 2 (0.56%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 2 (0.56%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.28%) osCommerce
2 1 (0.28%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 6 (1.69%) 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
1 194 (54.80%) SQL Server
2 65 (18.36%) SQL Server 2008
3 53 (14.97%) SQL Server 2005
4 17 (4.80%) MySQL
5 11 (3.11%) 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%) Oracle Database 11g
8 5 (1.41%) NoSQL
8 5 (1.41%) SQL Server 2012
8 5 (1.41%) SQL Server 2000
9 4 (1.13%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 3 (0.85%) Oracle ODI
10 3 (0.85%) Oracle9i Database
10 3 (0.85%) Oracle Database 10g
10 3 (0.85%) Oracle BI EE
11 2 (0.56%) BusinessObjects XI
11 2 (0.56%) BODI
Development Applications
1 45 (12.71%) Visual Studio
2 29 (8.19%) Team Foundation Server
3 17 (4.80%) Selenium
4 13 (3.67%) VSS/SourceSafe
5 9 (2.54%) 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%) WebSpeed
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%) Selenium IDE
General
1 44 (12.43%) 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
1 271 (76.55%) .NET
2 173 (48.87%) ASP.NET
3 140 (39.55%) HTML
4 97 (27.40%) CSS
5 79 (22.32%) .NET Framework
6 71 (20.06%) ASP.NET MVC
7 55 (15.54%) jQuery
8 54 (15.25%) Web Services
9 47 (13.28%) WinForms
10 46 (12.99%) WCF
11 40 (11.30%) XML
12 30 (8.47%) WPF
13 25 (7.06%) SOAP
14 24 (6.78%) HTML5
15 22 (6.21%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
15 22 (6.21%) ASP.NET Web Forms
16 15 (4.24%) WSDL
17 14 (3.95%) UDDI
18 13 (3.67%) Silverlight
19 9 (2.54%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 19 (5.37%) Enterprise Software
2 12 (3.39%) Computer Science
3 11 (3.11%) Mathematics
4 10 (2.82%) Mobile App
4 10 (2.82%) NHS
5 9 (2.54%) DTV
6 7 (1.98%) GIS
7 5 (1.41%) Physics
7 5 (1.41%) Data Integration
8 4 (1.13%) N-Tier
9 3 (0.85%) iPad
9 3 (0.85%) Open Source
10 2 (0.56%) iPhone
10 2 (0.56%) PDA
11 1 (0.28%) E-Learning
11 1 (0.28%) IVR
11 1 (0.28%) LIMS
11 1 (0.28%) Biometrics
11 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
1 150 (42.37%) MVC
2 89 (25.14%) Agile Software Development
3 74 (20.90%) Software Engineering
4 69 (19.49%) OO
5 47 (13.28%) Unit Testing
6 36 (10.17%) TDD
7 35 (9.89%) Scrum
8 29 (8.19%) Business Intelligence
8 29 (8.19%) OOP
8 29 (8.19%) BDD
9 27 (7.63%) Continuous Integration
10 26 (7.34%) RUP
11 24 (6.78%) DSDM
11 24 (6.78%) Project Management
11 24 (6.78%) Low Latency
12 17 (4.80%) Mentoring
13 14 (3.95%) Web Development
14 10 (2.82%) ETL
14 10 (2.82%) CRM
15 9 (2.54%) OOD
Programming Languages
1 249 (70.34%) C#
2 149 (42.09%) SQL
3 145 (40.96%) JavaScript
4 64 (18.08%) Java
4 64 (18.08%) T-SQL
5 53 (14.97%) VB.NET
6 21 (5.93%) VB
7 18 (5.08%) VB6
8 9 (2.54%) PowerShell
8 9 (2.54%) C
8 9 (2.54%) C++
9 7 (1.98%) PL/SQL
10 5 (1.41%) COBOL
10 5 (1.41%) VBA
11 3 (0.85%) PHP
11 3 (0.85%) Python
12 1 (0.28%) Progress 4GL
12 1 (0.28%) FoxPro (VFP)
12 1 (0.28%) XAML
12 1 (0.28%) ActionScript
Qualifications
1 40 (11.30%) Degree
2 4 (1.13%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (0.28%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (2.26%) QA
System Software
1 8 (2.26%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (0.56%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 101 (28.53%) Microsoft
2 24 (6.78%) Oracle
3 5 (1.41%) Metastorm
4 2 (0.56%) Perforce
4 2 (0.56%) Google
4 2 (0.56%) Apple
4 2 (0.56%) Business Objects
4 2 (0.56%) Adobe
5 1 (0.28%) Avaya
5 1 (0.28%) Genesys
5 1 (0.28%) Progress
5 1 (0.28%) Cisco
5 1 (0.28%) EPiServer
5 1 (0.28%) ServiceNow
West Yorkshire
ENTERPRISE RECRUITMENT LTD
Salary: £40000 to £60000 per annum
Posted: 5 hours ago
Halifax, West Yorkshire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £45,000 to £50,000 per annum plus additional benefits
Posted: 6 hours ago
Wakefield, West Yorkshire
Pro-Quest Resourcing Ltd
Salary: £34000 - £42000 Per Annum
Posted: 6 hours ago
Bradford, West Yorkshire
Spring Technology
Salary: £30000.00 - £45000.00 per annum
Posted: 7 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £35000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Huddersfield, West Yorkshire
Staffline Group PLC
Salary: £28000 - £50000 per annum + Basic salary negotiable, Plus B
Posted: Yesterday
Bradford, West Yorkshire
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Salary: £20000 - £27000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Salary: £23000 - £28000 per annum + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Staffline Group PLC
Salary: £28000 - £50000 per annum + Basic salary negotiable, Plus B
Posted: Yesterday
Rawdon, Leeds
EMIS
Salary: £24,000 to £35,000 per year
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds, West Yorkshire
AMsource Technology
Salary: From £30,000 to £50,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Searchability.co.uk
Salary: £25000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Huddersfield, West Yorkshire
IT Executive Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + DOE
Posted: 5 days ago
Bradford, West Yorkshire
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Halifax, West Yorkshire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + bens
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
Bradford, West Yorkshire
Advantage XPO
Salary: £34000 - £43000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Shipley, West Yorkshire
CV Screen Ltd
Salary: Up to £22k plus benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Bradford, West Yorkshire
Staffline Group PLC
Salary: From £25,000 to £45,000 per annum
Posted: 11 days ago