Period
to 23 February 2018

The median annual salary for a Developer was £35,000 in advertised job vacancies in Halifax during the 6 months to 23 February 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
23 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 2 7 16
Rank change year-on-year +5 +9 -7
Permanent jobs requiring a Developer 59 82 45
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Halifax 33.91% 28.08% 11.72%
As % of the Job Titles category 34.10% 28.18% 11.90%
Number of salaries quoted 53 89 30
Halifax median annual salary £35,000 £40,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -12.50% -5.88% -5.56%
10th Percentile £21,750 £27,350 £31,250
90th Percentile £52,500 £55,000 £50,375
West Yorkshire median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +6.25% - +6.67%

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 173 291 378
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 99.43% 99.66% 98.44%
Number of salaries quoted 134 260 252
Halifax median annual salary £42,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.56% - +13.21%
10th Percentile £21,750 £30,000 £30,000
90th Percentile £77,500 £72,500 £60,176
West Yorkshire median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £41,000
% change year-on-year - +3.66% +2.50%

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 23 February 2018.

Salary histogram for Developer in Halifax

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

For the 6 months to 23 February 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 37 (62.71%) Agile Software Development
2 32 (54.24%) .NET
3 31 (52.54%) C#
4 30 (50.85%) JavaScript
5 29 (49.15%) MVC
6 28 (47.46%) HTML
7 26 (44.07%) CSS
8 25 (42.37%) Web Services
9 22 (37.29%) jQuery
10 21 (35.59%) Scrum
10 21 (35.59%) Front End Development
11 20 (33.90%) SQL Server
11 20 (33.90%) Visual Studio
11 20 (33.90%) SQL
12 19 (32.20%) User Experience
13 18 (30.51%) SOAP
13 18 (30.51%) Unit Testing
14 17 (28.81%) WCF
14 17 (28.81%) REST
14 17 (28.81%) T-SQL
15 16 (27.12%) React
15 16 (27.12%) TDD
15 16 (27.12%) SOA
15 16 (27.12%) Git (software)
15 16 (27.12%) Software Engineering
16 15 (25.42%) WPF
16 15 (25.42%) Waterfall
16 15 (25.42%) UML
16 15 (25.42%) Finance
16 15 (25.42%) SDLC

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 4 (6.78%) CMS
1 4 (6.78%) Umbraco
2 3 (5.08%) Tomcat
3 2 (3.39%) JBoss
3 2 (3.39%) Kentico
4 1 (1.69%) EPiServer
4 1 (1.69%) IIS
4 1 (1.69%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 1 (1.69%) Sitecore CMS
Cloud Services
1 6 (10.17%) Amazon AWS
1 6 (10.17%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (1.69%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.69%) HTTP
1 1 (1.69%) SSH
1 1 (1.69%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (33.90%) SQL Server
2 4 (6.78%) MySQL
3 1 (1.69%) Adabas
3 1 (1.69%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (1.69%) Power BI
3 1 (1.69%) QlikView
3 1 (1.69%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (1.69%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (1.69%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 20 (33.90%) Visual Studio
2 16 (27.12%) Git (software)
3 15 (25.42%) Grunt
3 15 (25.42%) gulp
4 6 (10.17%) Jasmine
4 6 (10.17%) Mocha
4 6 (10.17%) Subversion
5 4 (6.78%) JIRA
5 4 (6.78%) Team Foundation Server
5 4 (6.78%) TeamCity
5 4 (6.78%) webpack
6 3 (5.08%) Gradle
7 1 (1.69%) Bitbucket
7 1 (1.69%) Octopus Deploy
7 1 (1.69%) SoapUI
7 1 (1.69%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 15 (25.42%) Finance
2 4 (6.78%) Retail
3 2 (3.39%) Manufacturing
4 1 (1.69%) Advertising
4 1 (1.69%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 32 (54.24%) .NET
2 28 (47.46%) HTML
3 26 (44.07%) CSS
4 25 (42.37%) Web Services
5 22 (37.29%) jQuery
6 18 (30.51%) SOAP
7 17 (28.81%) REST
7 17 (28.81%) WCF
8 16 (27.12%) React
9 15 (25.42%) WPF
10 12 (20.34%) ASP.NET
10 12 (20.34%) HTML5
11 10 (16.95%) AngularJS
11 10 (16.95%) CSS3
12 8 (13.56%) JSON
13 7 (11.86%) Ajax
14 6 (10.17%) .NET Framework
14 6 (10.17%) Jest
14 6 (10.17%) LESS
14 6 (10.17%) Sass
Miscellaneous
1 19 (32.20%) User Experience
2 15 (25.42%) Enterprise Software
3 9 (15.25%) Mobile App
4 7 (11.86%) Greenfield Project
5 5 (8.47%) Cloud Native
6 4 (6.78%) Analytical Skills
6 4 (6.78%) Graphic Design
7 3 (5.08%) Management Information System
8 1 (1.69%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 2 (3.39%) Android
1 2 (3.39%) Apple iOS
1 2 (3.39%) Windows
2 1 (1.69%) Unix
2 1 (1.69%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 37 (62.71%) Agile Software Development
2 29 (49.15%) MVC
3 21 (35.59%) Front End Development
3 21 (35.59%) Scrum
4 18 (30.51%) Unit Testing
5 16 (27.12%) SOA
5 16 (27.12%) Software Engineering
5 16 (27.12%) TDD
6 15 (25.42%) SDLC
6 15 (25.42%) Sequence Diagram
6 15 (25.42%) UML
6 15 (25.42%) Waterfall
7 7 (11.86%) Web Development
8 6 (10.17%) Kanban
8 6 (10.17%) Responsive Web Design
8 6 (10.17%) Web Design
9 5 (8.47%) Coaching
10 4 (6.78%) Line Management
10 4 (6.78%) Mentoring
10 4 (6.78%) Mobile Application Development
Programming Languages
1 31 (52.54%) C#
2 30 (50.85%) JavaScript
3 20 (33.90%) SQL
4 17 (28.81%) T-SQL
5 6 (10.17%) Java
6 2 (3.39%) VB.NET
7 1 (1.69%) Apple Swift
7 1 (1.69%) NATURAL
7 1 (1.69%) Ruby
7 1 (1.69%) VB
7 1 (1.69%) VB6
Qualifications
1 2 (3.39%) Degree
2 1 (1.69%) Computer Science Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (5.08%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (1.69%) Plesk
Vendors
1 6 (10.17%) Google
1 6 (10.17%) Twitter
2 5 (8.47%) Microsoft
3 2 (3.39%) Oracle
4 1 (1.69%) Atlassian
4 1 (1.69%) Sitecore
4 1 (1.69%) Symantec