Period
to 17 October 2018

The median annual salary for a Software Developer was £37,500 in advertised job vacancies in Halifax during the 6 months to 17 October 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 > Halifax
6 months to
17 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 27 20 33
Rank change year-on-year -7 +13 -3
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Developer 3 20 36
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Halifax 1.83% 11.24% 11.69%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.88% 11.36% 11.73%
Number of salaries quoted 3 16 38
Halifax median annual salary £37,500 £45,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -16.67% -10.00% +11.11%
10th Percentile £30,750 £38,125 £32,500
90th Percentile £49,250 £52,500 £55,000
West Yorkshire median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £37,500
% 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 160 176 307
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 97.56% 98.88% 99.68%
Number of salaries quoted 138 140 286
Halifax median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - -10.00% +33.33%
10th Percentile £31,250 £27,500 £30,000
90th Percentile £58,225 £72,875 £77,500
West Yorkshire median annual salary £44,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +3.53% +6.25% -

Software Developer
Job Vacancy Trend in Halifax

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

Job vacancy trend for Software Developer in Halifax

Software Developer
Salary Trend in Halifax

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

Salary trend for Software Developer in Halifax

Software Developer Skill Set
Top 25 Co-occurring IT Skills in Halifax

For the 6 months to 17 October 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 Halifax region featuring Software Developer in the job title.

1 2 (66.67%) MVC
1 2 (66.67%) JavaScript
1 2 (66.67%) SQL Server
1 2 (66.67%) Unit Testing
1 2 (66.67%) .NET
2 1 (33.33%) MySQL
2 1 (33.33%) Sass
2 1 (33.33%) User Experience
2 1 (33.33%) React
2 1 (33.33%) IT Strategy
2 1 (33.33%) System Testing
2 1 (33.33%) Test Automation
2 1 (33.33%) ASP.NET MVC
2 1 (33.33%) BDD
2 1 (33.33%) Node.js
2 1 (33.33%) ASP.NET
2 1 (33.33%) CSS
2 1 (33.33%) Web Services
2 1 (33.33%) SQL
2 1 (33.33%) C#
2 1 (33.33%) HTML
2 1 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (33.33%) TDD
2 1 (33.33%) Spring
2 1 (33.33%) Software Engineering

Software 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:

Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (66.67%) SQL Server
2 1 (33.33%) MySQL
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (66.67%) .NET
2 1 (33.33%) ASP.NET
2 1 (33.33%) ASP.NET MVC
2 1 (33.33%) CSS
2 1 (33.33%) HTML
2 1 (33.33%) Node.js
2 1 (33.33%) React
2 1 (33.33%) Sass
2 1 (33.33%) Spring
2 1 (33.33%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 1 (33.33%) User Experience
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) MVC
1 2 (66.67%) Unit Testing
2 1 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (33.33%) BDD
2 1 (33.33%) IT Strategy
2 1 (33.33%) Software Engineering
2 1 (33.33%) System Testing
2 1 (33.33%) TDD
2 1 (33.33%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 2 (66.67%) JavaScript
2 1 (33.33%) C#
2 1 (33.33%) SQL