Period
to 21 August 2018

The median annual salary for a Developer was £42,500 in advertised job vacancies in Halifax during the 6 months to 21 August 2018.

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

Developer
West Yorkshire > Halifax
6 months to
21 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 2 4 7
Rank change year-on-year +2 +3 -1
Permanent jobs requiring a Developer 46 67 67
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Halifax 25.27% 27.92% 23.43%
As % of the Job Titles category 25.99% 28.15% 23.84%
Number of salaries quoted 43 60 72
Halifax median annual salary £42,500 £35,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +21.43% -22.22% +5.88%
10th Percentile £32,500 £25,950 £31,250
90th Percentile £52,500 £47,500 £56,250
West Yorkshire median annual salary £44,000 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +7.32% +2.50% -

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Halifax. 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
Halifax
Permanent vacancies in Halifax with a recognized job title 177 238 281
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 97.25% 99.17% 98.25%
Number of salaries quoted 160 206 262
Halifax median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
10th Percentile £30,475 £26,250 £29,775
90th Percentile £59,375 £72,500 £76,875
West Yorkshire median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% -

Developer
Job Vacancy Trend in Halifax

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

Job vacancy trend for Developer in Halifax

Developer
Salary Trend in Halifax

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

Salary trend for Developer in Halifax

Developer
Salary Histogram in Halifax

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Developer in Halifax over the 6 months to 21 August 2018.

Salary histogram for Developer in Halifax

Developer Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in Halifax

For the 6 months to 21 August 2018, 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 Halifax region featuring Developer in the job title.

1 31 (67.39%) JavaScript
2 21 (45.65%) Git (software)
3 20 (43.48%) Linux
4 18 (39.13%) MVC
5 15 (32.61%) PHP
6 13 (28.26%) Node.js
7 12 (26.09%) Twitter
7 12 (26.09%) Agile Software Development
7 12 (26.09%) Google
7 12 (26.09%) MySQL
8 11 (23.91%) Degree
9 10 (21.74%) CSS
9 10 (21.74%) HTML
9 10 (21.74%) GitHub
9 10 (21.74%) SDLC
9 10 (21.74%) API Development
9 10 (21.74%) ES6
9 10 (21.74%) Linux Command Line
9 10 (21.74%) Computer Science Degree
9 10 (21.74%) RESTful
9 10 (21.74%) Computer Science
9 10 (21.74%) Socket.IO
10 9 (19.57%) Decision-Making
10 9 (19.57%) Problem-Solving
10 9 (19.57%) Front End Development
10 9 (19.57%) OOP
11 8 (17.39%) .NET
11 8 (17.39%) C#
11 8 (17.39%) Unit Testing
12 7 (15.22%) jQuery

Developer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Halifax 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:

Application Platforms
1 2 (4.35%) CICS
Business Applications
1 1 (2.17%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 10 (21.74%) GitHub
2 3 (6.52%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (4.35%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (2.17%) Dynamics 365
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.17%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (26.09%) MySQL
2 6 (13.04%) SQL Server
3 3 (6.52%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 2 (4.35%) DB2
4 2 (4.35%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 1 (2.17%) Microsoft Analysis Services
5 1 (2.17%) Relational Database
5 1 (2.17%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 21 (45.65%) Git (software)
2 5 (10.87%) PHPUnit
2 5 (10.87%) Selenium
3 3 (6.52%) SpecFlow
3 3 (6.52%) WebDriver
4 2 (4.35%) Eclipse
4 2 (4.35%) HP UFT
4 2 (4.35%) Jenkins
5 1 (2.17%) Gradle
5 1 (2.17%) JIRA
5 1 (2.17%) MorphX
5 1 (2.17%) SoapUI
5 1 (2.17%) Subversion
5 1 (2.17%) Team Foundation Server
5 1 (2.17%) TeamCity
5 1 (2.17%) Visual Studio
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (28.26%) Node.js
2 10 (21.74%) CSS
2 10 (21.74%) HTML
2 10 (21.74%) RESTful
2 10 (21.74%) Socket.IO
3 8 (17.39%) .NET
4 7 (15.22%) jQuery
5 6 (13.04%) Ajax
5 6 (13.04%) CSS3
5 6 (13.04%) DOM
5 6 (13.04%) HTML5
5 6 (13.04%) Twitter Bootstrap
6 5 (10.87%) Express
6 5 (10.87%) Handlebars
6 5 (10.87%) Laravel
6 5 (10.87%) REST
6 5 (10.87%) Sequelize
6 5 (10.87%) SOAP
7 3 (6.52%) ASP.NET MVC
7 3 (6.52%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 10 (21.74%) Computer Science
1 10 (21.74%) Linux Command Line
2 3 (6.52%) Greenfield Project
2 3 (6.52%) Mobile App
3 2 (4.35%) Replication
3 2 (4.35%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 20 (43.48%) Linux
2 1 (2.17%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (39.13%) MVC
2 12 (26.09%) Agile Software Development
3 10 (21.74%) API Development
3 10 (21.74%) SDLC
4 9 (19.57%) Decision-Making
4 9 (19.57%) Front End Development
4 9 (19.57%) OOP
4 9 (19.57%) Problem-Solving
5 8 (17.39%) Unit Testing
6 6 (13.04%) OO
7 5 (10.87%) Auto-Scaling
7 5 (10.87%) OO PHP
7 5 (10.87%) Test Automation
8 3 (6.52%) Software Engineering
9 2 (4.35%) DevOps
9 2 (4.35%) Disaster Recovery
9 2 (4.35%) IT Strategy
9 2 (4.35%) Progressive Enhancement
9 2 (4.35%) System Testing
10 1 (2.17%) Collaborative Working
Programming Languages
1 31 (67.39%) JavaScript
2 15 (32.61%) PHP
3 10 (21.74%) ES6
4 8 (17.39%) C#
5 4 (8.70%) Java
6 3 (6.52%) SQL
7 2 (4.35%) COBOL
8 1 (2.17%) PHP 7
8 1 (2.17%) VB
8 1 (2.17%) VB6
8 1 (2.17%) X++
Qualifications
1 11 (23.91%) Degree
2 10 (21.74%) Computer Science Degree
Vendors
1 12 (26.09%) Google
1 12 (26.09%) Twitter
2 4 (8.70%) Microsoft
3 2 (4.35%) Oracle