Period
to 23 January 2018

The median annual salary for a Software Developer was £39,000 in advertised job vacancies in Castleford during the 6 months to 23 January 2018.

The first table below provides salary benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to same period in the previous 2 years.

Software Developer
West Yorkshire > Castleford
6 months to
23 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 1 6 6
Rank change year-on-year +5 0 -
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Developer 3 5 11
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Castleford 30.00% 22.73% 44.00%
As % of the Job Titles category 30.00% 22.73% 44.00%
Number of salaries quoted 3 5 12
Castleford median annual salary £39,000 £35,000 £33,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +11.43% +4.48% -
10th Percentile £34,500 £27,800 £31,250
90th Percentile £43,500 £37,500 £35,250
West Yorkshire median annual salary £42,500 £38,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +10.39% -3.75% +14.29%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Castleford. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title that can be normalized. As such, the figures in the second row provide an indication of the number of permanent jobs in our overall sample.

All Permanent IT Job Vacancies
Castleford
Permanent vacancies in Castleford with a recognized job title 10 22 25
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 100.00% 100.00% 100.00%
Number of salaries quoted 10 20 25
Castleford median annual salary £20,000 £30,500 £33,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -34.43% -8.96% +6.35%
10th Percentile £15,925 £23,550 £29,000
90th Percentile £44,900 £54,125 £53,250
West Yorkshire median annual salary £42,500 £42,000 £41,000
% change year-on-year +1.19% +2.44% +2.50%

Software Developer
Job Vacancy Trend in Castleford

Job postings that featured Software Developer in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Castleford.

Job vacancy trend for Software Developer in Castleford

Software Developer
Salary Trend in Castleford

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Software Developer in Castleford.

Salary trend for Software Developer in Castleford

Software Developer Skill Set
Top 23 Co-occurring IT Skills in Castleford

For the 6 months to 23 January 2018, Software Developer job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the Castleford region featuring Software Developer in the job title.

1 3 (100.00%) C#
1 3 (100.00%) HTML
1 3 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 3 (100.00%) SQL
1 3 (100.00%) VB.NET
1 3 (100.00%) .NET
1 3 (100.00%) Visual Studio
1 3 (100.00%) ASP.NET
1 3 (100.00%) CSS
1 3 (100.00%) XML
1 3 (100.00%) XAML
1 3 (100.00%) Scrum
1 3 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 3 (100.00%) Software Engineering
1 3 (100.00%) Ajax
1 3 (100.00%) .NET Framework
1 3 (100.00%) WCF
1 3 (100.00%) WPF
1 3 (100.00%) jQuery
1 3 (100.00%) Git (software)
1 3 (100.00%) Entity Framework
1 3 (100.00%) Xamarin
1 3 (100.00%) Greenfield Project

Software Developer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Castleford by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Development Applications
1 3 (100.00%) Git (software)
1 3 (100.00%) Visual Studio
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (100.00%) .NET
1 3 (100.00%) .NET Framework
1 3 (100.00%) Ajax
1 3 (100.00%) ASP.NET
1 3 (100.00%) CSS
1 3 (100.00%) Entity Framework
1 3 (100.00%) HTML
1 3 (100.00%) jQuery
1 3 (100.00%) WCF
1 3 (100.00%) WPF
1 3 (100.00%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 3 (100.00%) Greenfield Project
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 3 (100.00%) Scrum
1 3 (100.00%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 3 (100.00%) C#
1 3 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 3 (100.00%) SQL
1 3 (100.00%) VB.NET
1 3 (100.00%) XAML
Vendors
1 3 (100.00%) Xamarin