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

Location
3 months to
30 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Software Developer
Rank 60 66 72
Rank change year-on-year
+6 +6
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Developer 189 181 134
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 3.75% 3.71% 3.45%
As % of the Job Titles category 3.84% 3.88% 3.58%
Number of salaries quoted 173 166 108
Average salary £38,500 £36,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.47% +4.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
UK excluding London average salary £38,000 £37,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+1.33% +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
4921 4668 3742
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 97.54% 95.69% 96.34%
Number of salaries quoted 3925 3771 3024
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 £26,000 £23,500 £23,500
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 30 March 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 30 March 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 -10 119 £40,000 +14.28% 17
Bradford +14 26 £37,500 -19.35% 6
Wakefield +1 18 £32,000 -20.00% 3
Halifax +15 10 £45,000 +28.57% 4
Huddersfield -6 9 £40,000 +6.66% 1
Dewsbury -8 5 £35,000 -
Wetherby -3 2 £30,500 -6.15%
Castleford +9 1 £37,500 +15.38%
Pontefract -2 1 £33,000 -12.00%
Otley - 1 - - 1
Keighley - 1 £45,000 -
Software Developer
Yorkshire

Software Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 30 March 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.

1 289 (81.18%) .NET
2 281 (78.93%) C#
3 223 (62.64%) SQL Server
4 210 (58.99%) SQL
5 205 (57.58%) ASP.NET
6 197 (55.34%) MVC
7 145 (40.73%) Agile Software Development
8 117 (32.87%) ASP.NET MVC
9 116 (32.58%) .NET Framework
10 111 (31.18%) WCF
10 111 (31.18%) JavaScript
11 94 (26.40%) HTML
12 89 (25.00%) WinForms
13 82 (23.03%) VB.NET
13 82 (23.03%) CSS
14 78 (21.91%) T-SQL
15 74 (20.79%) Microsoft
16 70 (19.66%) OO
17 68 (19.10%) Windows
18 66 (18.54%) Oracle
18 66 (18.54%) XML
19 63 (17.70%) Scrum
19 63 (17.70%) Team Foundation Server
20 62 (17.42%) Web Services
21 60 (16.85%) Finance
22 58 (16.29%) OOP
22 58 (16.29%) WPF
23 55 (15.45%) TDD
23 55 (15.45%) MySQL
24 54 (15.17%) Entity Framework

Software Developer
Top Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 30 March 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 (4.21%) IIS
2 11 (3.09%) Apache
3 10 (2.81%) SharePoint
4 6 (1.69%) CMS
4 6 (1.69%) WordPress
5 5 (1.40%) Kentico
6 3 (0.84%) Umbraco
7 1 (0.28%) Node.js
7 1 (0.28%) WebSphere
7 1 (0.28%) Drupal
Applications
1 42 (11.80%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.28%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (0.56%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 5 (1.40%) Amazon EC2
1 5 (1.40%) Amazon S3
1 5 (1.40%) Amazon AWS
1 5 (1.40%) Amazon SQS
2 4 (1.12%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (0.56%) GitHub
4 1 (0.28%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 23 (6.46%) Internet
2 11 (3.09%) Intranet
3 7 (1.97%) HTTP
4 2 (0.56%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 223 (62.64%) SQL Server
2 55 (15.45%) MySQL
3 30 (8.43%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 27 (7.58%) SQL Server 2008
5 21 (5.90%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 18 (5.06%) SQL Server 2005
7 16 (4.49%) Big Data
8 15 (4.21%) SQL Server 2012
8 15 (4.21%) Relational Database
9 9 (2.53%) Oracle Database
9 9 (2.53%) Oracle Database 11g
9 9 (2.53%) Oracle Database 10g
9 9 (2.53%) Oracle9i Database
10 8 (2.25%) Crystal Reports
11 6 (1.69%) RDBMS
11 6 (1.69%) NoSQL
12 5 (1.40%) RavenDB
12 5 (1.40%) MongoDB
12 5 (1.40%) Amazon DynamoDB
12 5 (1.40%) Amazon RDS
Development Applications
1 63 (17.70%) Team Foundation Server
2 45 (12.64%) Visual Studio
3 18 (5.06%) SoapUI
4 17 (4.78%) Selenium
5 16 (4.49%) ReSharper
5 16 (4.49%) Git (software)
5 16 (4.49%) Moq
6 11 (3.09%) VSS/SourceSafe
6 11 (3.09%) Subversion
7 8 (2.25%) TeamCity
7 8 (2.25%) Hudson
7 8 (2.25%) Jenkins
8 5 (1.40%) LLBLGen Pro
9 4 (1.12%) TortoiseSVN
10 3 (0.84%) WebDriver
11 2 (0.56%) Maven
11 2 (0.56%) JIRA
11 2 (0.56%) QuickTest Pro
11 2 (0.56%) Cucumber
12 1 (0.28%) AccuRev
General
1 60 (16.85%) Finance
2 41 (11.52%) Retail
3 10 (2.81%) Pharmaceutical
4 8 (2.25%) Electronics
4 8 (2.25%) Banking
5 4 (1.12%) Telecoms
6 2 (0.56%) Marketing
7 1 (0.28%) Manufacturing
7 1 (0.28%) Advertising
7 1 (0.28%) Games
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 289 (81.18%) .NET
2 205 (57.58%) ASP.NET
3 117 (32.87%) ASP.NET MVC
4 116 (32.58%) .NET Framework
5 111 (31.18%) WCF
6 94 (26.40%) HTML
7 89 (25.00%) WinForms
8 82 (23.03%) CSS
9 66 (18.54%) XML
10 62 (17.42%) Web Services
11 58 (16.29%) WPF
12 54 (15.17%) Entity Framework
13 47 (13.20%) jQuery
14 29 (8.15%) HTML5
15 22 (6.18%) ASP.NET Web Forms
16 20 (5.62%) Silverlight
16 20 (5.62%) JSON
17 17 (4.78%) Ajax
18 16 (4.49%) SOAP
19 14 (3.93%) NHibernate
Miscellaneous
1 28 (7.87%) Enterprise Software
2 16 (4.49%) Private Cloud
3 13 (3.65%) Open Source
3 13 (3.65%) NHS
4 12 (3.37%) Management Information System
5 9 (2.53%) Mobile App
6 8 (2.25%) E-Learning
6 8 (2.25%) STB
6 8 (2.25%) DTV
6 8 (2.25%) Computer Science
7 7 (1.97%) Mathematics
7 7 (1.97%) Analytical Skills
8 6 (1.69%) Client/Server
9 5 (1.40%) Data Integration
9 5 (1.40%) iPad
10 4 (1.12%) iPhone
10 4 (1.12%) Visualisation
11 3 (0.84%) N-Tier
11 3 (0.84%) Physics
12 2 (0.56%) Blog
Operating Systems
1 68 (19.10%) Windows
2 34 (9.55%) Android
3 28 (7.87%) Apple iOS
4 26 (7.30%) Linux
5 8 (2.25%) Embedded Linux
6 4 (1.12%) Windows Mobile
7 3 (0.84%) UNIX
8 2 (0.56%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 197 (55.34%) MVC
2 145 (40.73%) Agile Software Development
3 70 (19.66%) OO
4 63 (17.70%) Scrum
5 58 (16.29%) OOP
6 55 (15.45%) TDD
7 53 (14.89%) Software Engineering
8 37 (10.39%) Business Intelligence
9 34 (9.55%) UML
10 26 (7.30%) Web Development
11 23 (6.46%) Unit Testing
12 20 (5.62%) Android Development
13 16 (4.49%) Analytics
14 14 (3.93%) Continuous Integration
14 14 (3.93%) Project Management
15 13 (3.65%) iOS Development
15 13 (3.65%) Kanban
16 11 (3.09%) BDD
16 11 (3.09%) Mobile Development
16 11 (3.09%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 281 (78.93%) C#
2 210 (58.99%) SQL
3 111 (31.18%) JavaScript
4 82 (23.03%) VB.NET
5 78 (21.91%) T-SQL
6 51 (14.33%) Java
7 34 (9.55%) VB
8 19 (5.34%) PHP
9 12 (3.37%) C++
10 9 (2.53%) Python
11 8 (2.25%) Delphi
12 7 (1.97%) Groovy
13 5 (1.40%) Bash Shell
14 4 (1.12%) VB6
15 3 (0.84%) Ruby
15 3 (0.84%) C
16 2 (0.56%) XPath
17 1 (0.28%) VBA
Qualifications
1 46 (12.92%) Degree
2 9 (2.53%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (0.28%) PMI Certification
3 1 (0.28%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (2.25%) QA
2 2 (0.56%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 16 (4.49%) Hyper-V
Vendors
1 74 (20.79%) Microsoft
2 66 (18.54%) Oracle
3 14 (3.93%) Apple
4 10 (2.81%) Xamarin
5 8 (2.25%) Business Objects
6 4 (1.12%) SAP
6 4 (1.12%) TIBCO
6 4 (1.12%) Tableau
7 3 (0.84%) Google
8 2 (0.56%) Micro Focus
8 2 (0.56%) Sybase
8 2 (0.56%) HP
8 2 (0.56%) BEA
9 1 (0.28%) Salesforce.com
9 1 (0.28%) IBM
9 1 (0.28%) Sony
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Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + Bens
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Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + benefits
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Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum + Benefits
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Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum + Pension, Life Insurance, Holidays
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Salary: From £40,000 to £50,000 per annum plus additional benefits
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Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + benefits and pension
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