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

Location
3 months to
17 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Software Developer
Rank 66 65 61
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -4
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Developer 185 158 157
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 3.82% 3.74% 3.94%
As % of the Job Titles category 3.93% 3.92% 4.07%
Number of salaries quoted 162 146 141
Average salary £37,000 £35,750 £31,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.49% +13.49%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £27,450 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £40,250 £40,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +5.71%
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
4706 4033 3859
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 97.13% 95.57% 96.81%
Number of salaries quoted 3826 3196 3251
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 £25,000 £22,500 £24,000
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 17 December 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 December 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 -6 105 £40,000 +9.58% 8
Bradford +5 35 £35,000 -12.50% 1
Wakefield +1 16 £38,500 +10.00% 4
Halifax +8 15 £45,000 +28.57%
Otley - 2 - - 1
Wetherby -11 1 £22,000 - 1
Bingley - 1 - -
Software Developer
Yorkshire

Software Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 17 December 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.

1 291 (79.95%) .NET
2 289 (79.40%) C#
3 216 (59.34%) SQL Server
4 207 (56.87%) ASP.NET
5 203 (55.77%) MVC
6 153 (42.03%) SQL
7 135 (37.09%) HTML
7 135 (37.09%) JavaScript
8 111 (30.49%) Agile Software Development
9 106 (29.12%) ASP.NET MVC
10 103 (28.30%) WCF
11 93 (25.55%) .NET Framework
12 90 (24.73%) VB.NET
13 79 (21.70%) Microsoft
14 78 (21.43%) CSS
15 77 (21.15%) Web Services
16 73 (20.05%) XML
17 72 (19.78%) Software Engineering
18 65 (17.86%) OO
19 63 (17.31%) Visual Studio
20 61 (16.76%) T-SQL
20 61 (16.76%) Finance
21 57 (15.66%) WPF
22 55 (15.11%) Oracle
22 55 (15.11%) WinForms
23 51 (14.01%) OOP
24 49 (13.46%) Team Foundation Server
25 48 (13.19%) Java
26 47 (12.91%) MySQL
26 47 (12.91%) Windows

Software Developer
Top Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 17 December 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 15 (4.12%) SharePoint
2 14 (3.85%) IIS
3 9 (2.47%) NServiceBus
4 3 (0.82%) Umbraco
5 1 (0.27%) ArcGIS
5 1 (0.27%) Apache
5 1 (0.27%) Tomcat
5 1 (0.27%) OpenEdge
5 1 (0.27%) SharePoint 2010
5 1 (0.27%) ArcSDE
Applications
1 45 (12.36%) MS Excel
2 6 (1.65%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 2 (0.55%) SaaS
2 1 (0.27%) Force.com
2 1 (0.27%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 12 (3.30%) Internet
2 9 (2.47%) Intranet
3 3 (0.82%) HTTPS
4 1 (0.27%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 216 (59.34%) SQL Server
2 47 (12.91%) MySQL
3 30 (8.24%) SQL Server 2008
4 18 (4.95%) SQL Server 2005
5 15 (4.12%) SQL Server 2012
6 14 (3.85%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 12 (3.30%) Oracle Database 11g
7 12 (3.30%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 12 (3.30%) Oracle Database
8 11 (3.02%) Big Data
9 10 (2.75%) Oracle9i Database
9 10 (2.75%) Oracle Database 10g
10 7 (1.92%) Relational Database
10 7 (1.92%) Crystal Reports
11 4 (1.10%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 3 (0.82%) BusinessObjects
12 3 (0.82%) Data Warehouse
12 3 (0.82%) Oracle Discoverer
12 3 (0.82%) PerformancePoint
12 3 (0.82%) Xcelsius
Development Applications
1 63 (17.31%) Visual Studio
2 49 (13.46%) Team Foundation Server
3 20 (5.49%) VSS/SourceSafe
4 17 (4.67%) Selenium
5 16 (4.40%) SoapUI
6 13 (3.57%) ReSharper
7 11 (3.02%) Moq
8 9 (2.47%) SpecFlow
9 5 (1.37%) QuickTest Pro
9 5 (1.37%) Cucumber
9 5 (1.37%) WebDriver
9 5 (1.37%) Maven
10 3 (0.82%) Eclipse
10 3 (0.82%) TortoiseSVN
10 3 (0.82%) Subversion
11 1 (0.27%) ProC
11 1 (0.27%) WebSpeed
11 1 (0.27%) Eclipse RCP
11 1 (0.27%) JIRA
General
1 61 (16.76%) Finance
2 32 (8.79%) Retail
3 10 (2.75%) Pharmaceutical
4 7 (1.92%) Electronics
5 3 (0.82%) Banking
6 2 (0.55%) Telecoms
6 2 (0.55%) Manufacturing
7 1 (0.27%) Financial Institution
7 1 (0.27%) Back Office
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 291 (79.95%) .NET
2 207 (56.87%) ASP.NET
3 135 (37.09%) HTML
4 106 (29.12%) ASP.NET MVC
5 103 (28.30%) WCF
6 93 (25.55%) .NET Framework
7 78 (21.43%) CSS
8 77 (21.15%) Web Services
9 73 (20.05%) XML
10 57 (15.66%) WPF
11 55 (15.11%) WinForms
12 38 (10.44%) jQuery
12 38 (10.44%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
13 31 (8.52%) SOAP
14 21 (5.77%) ASP.NET Web Forms
15 19 (5.22%) Silverlight
16 17 (4.67%) WSDL
16 17 (4.67%) UDDI
17 12 (3.30%) REST
17 12 (3.30%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 23 (6.32%) Enterprise Software
2 17 (4.67%) Mathematics
3 16 (4.40%) NHS
4 10 (2.75%) Open Source
5 9 (2.47%) Mobile App
5 9 (2.47%) iPad
6 8 (2.20%) iPhone
6 8 (2.20%) DTV
7 7 (1.92%) STB
8 6 (1.65%) Physics
8 6 (1.65%) Computer Science
8 6 (1.65%) GIS
9 5 (1.37%) Data Integration
10 3 (0.82%) N-Tier
11 1 (0.27%) Analytical Skills
11 1 (0.27%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 47 (12.91%) Windows
2 19 (5.22%) Apple iOS
3 11 (3.02%) Linux
3 11 (3.02%) Android
4 8 (2.20%) Embedded Linux
5 2 (0.55%) Windows Mobile
5 2 (0.55%) UNIX
5 2 (0.55%) Debian
6 1 (0.27%) Windows XP
6 1 (0.27%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 203 (55.77%) MVC
2 111 (30.49%) Agile Software Development
3 72 (19.78%) Software Engineering
4 65 (17.86%) OO
5 51 (14.01%) OOP
6 42 (11.54%) Scrum
7 34 (9.34%) Project Management
8 29 (7.97%) Business Intelligence
9 20 (5.49%) UML
10 15 (4.12%) E-Commerce
10 15 (4.12%) Kanban
10 15 (4.12%) Web Development
11 12 (3.30%) Logistics
12 11 (3.02%) Analytics
13 9 (2.47%) TDD
13 9 (2.47%) ITIL
14 8 (2.20%) Automation Testing
14 8 (2.20%) Mentoring
15 7 (1.92%) Android Development
15 7 (1.92%) ETL
Programming Languages
1 289 (79.40%) C#
2 153 (42.03%) SQL
3 135 (37.09%) JavaScript
4 90 (24.73%) VB.NET
5 61 (16.76%) T-SQL
6 48 (13.19%) Java
7 45 (12.36%) VB
8 21 (5.77%) C++
9 19 (5.22%) VB6
10 14 (3.85%) C
11 9 (2.47%) PowerShell
12 6 (1.65%) PL/SQL
13 5 (1.37%) Python
14 3 (0.82%) PHP
15 1 (0.27%) XAML
15 1 (0.27%) ActionScript
15 1 (0.27%) VBA
15 1 (0.27%) Perl
15 1 (0.27%) FoxPro (VFP)
15 1 (0.27%) Progress 4GL
Qualifications
1 43 (11.81%) Degree
2 9 (2.47%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (0.27%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (0.27%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 11 (3.02%) Hyper-V
Vendors
1 79 (21.70%) Microsoft
2 55 (15.11%) Oracle
3 18 (4.95%) Apple
4 4 (1.10%) Google
4 4 (1.10%) SAP
5 3 (0.82%) Business Objects
6 1 (0.27%) Progress
6 1 (0.27%) AccuRev
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