The median annual salary for a Software Developer was £28,500 in advertised job vacancies in Halifax during the 3 months to 26 March 2017.

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

3 months to
26 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Software Developer
West Yorkshire / Halifax
Rank 32 31 29
Rank change year-on-year -1 -2  
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Developer 11 11 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Halifax 7.14% 6.15% 4.28%
As % of the Job Titles category 7.14% 6.47% 4.40%
Number of salaries quoted 11 11 3
Median salary £28,500 £42,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -32.94% -5.55%  
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year - +5.26%  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in permanent job vacancies advertised in Halifax. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such, the figures in the first row provide an indication of the number of permanent jobs in our overall sample.

IT Job Roles
Halifax
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 154 170 182
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Halifax 100.00% 94.97% 97.33%
Number of salaries quoted 138 137 105
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +12.50%  
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £37,500 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,750 £45,000 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,000 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +1.20% +3.75%  

Software Developer
Job Vacancy Trend in Halifax

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Halifax that featured Software Developer in the job title.

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
Salary Histogram in Halifax

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Software Developer in Halifax over the 3 months to 26 March 2017.

Salary histogram for Software Developer in Halifax

Software Developer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Halifax

For the 6 months to 26 March 2017, Software Developer job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Halifax region featuring Software Developer in the job title.

1 25 (100.00%) MVC
2 19 (76.00%) .NET
2 19 (76.00%) ASP.NET
3 18 (72.00%) C#
4 17 (68.00%) SQL
4 17 (68.00%) SQL Server
5 16 (64.00%) HTML
6 15 (60.00%) Web Services
6 15 (60.00%) XML
6 15 (60.00%) Windows
7 14 (56.00%) Software Engineering
8 13 (52.00%) SOAP
9 12 (48.00%) Agile Software Development
10 11 (44.00%) Visual Studio
11 10 (40.00%) TDD
12 9 (36.00%) jQuery
12 9 (36.00%) ASP.NET MVC
12 9 (36.00%) CSS
12 9 (36.00%) JavaScript
12 9 (36.00%) T-SQL
12 9 (36.00%) KnockoutJS
13 8 (32.00%) Razor View Engine
13 8 (32.00%) Windows Phone 8
13 8 (32.00%) Analytics
13 8 (32.00%) Windows Phone
13 8 (32.00%) SQL Server 2008
13 8 (32.00%) MVVM
13 8 (32.00%) Apache Cassandra
13 8 (32.00%) Electronic Trading
14 7 (28.00%) WCF

Software Developer Skill Set
Top Related 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 1 (4.00%) EPiServer
1 1 (4.00%) Umbraco
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (68.00%) SQL Server
2 8 (32.00%) Apache Cassandra
2 8 (32.00%) SQL Server 2008
3 6 (24.00%) MySQL
4 1 (4.00%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 11 (44.00%) Visual Studio
2 2 (8.00%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (8.00%) Visual Studio Tools for Office
3 1 (4.00%) Git (software)
General
1 7 (28.00%) Finance
2 1 (4.00%) Games
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (76.00%) .NET
1 19 (76.00%) ASP.NET
2 16 (64.00%) HTML
3 15 (60.00%) Web Services
3 15 (60.00%) XML
4 13 (52.00%) SOAP
5 9 (36.00%) ASP.NET MVC
5 9 (36.00%) CSS
5 9 (36.00%) jQuery
5 9 (36.00%) KnockoutJS
6 8 (32.00%) Razor View Engine
7 7 (28.00%) WCF
7 7 (28.00%) WinForms
8 6 (24.00%) Laravel
8 6 (24.00%) REST
8 6 (24.00%) Symfony
8 6 (24.00%) WPF
9 5 (20.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
10 2 (8.00%) AngularJS
10 2 (8.00%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 5 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (4.00%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (4.00%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 15 (60.00%) Windows
2 8 (32.00%) Windows Phone
2 8 (32.00%) Windows Phone 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (100.00%) MVC
2 14 (56.00%) Software Engineering
3 12 (48.00%) Agile Software Development
4 10 (40.00%) TDD
5 8 (32.00%) Analytics
5 8 (32.00%) Electronic Trading
5 8 (32.00%) MVVM
6 7 (28.00%) OOP
7 6 (24.00%) API Design
7 6 (24.00%) SDLC
7 6 (24.00%) Waterfall
8 4 (16.00%) Coaching
8 4 (16.00%) Mentoring
8 4 (16.00%) Project Planning
9 1 (4.00%) Continuous Improvement
9 1 (4.00%) Responsive Web Design
9 1 (4.00%) Scrum
9 1 (4.00%) SOA
9 1 (4.00%) Software Delivery
9 1 (4.00%) UML
Programming Languages
1 18 (72.00%) C#
2 17 (68.00%) SQL
3 9 (36.00%) JavaScript
3 9 (36.00%) T-SQL
4 6 (24.00%) PHP
4 6 (24.00%) PHP 7
5 2 (8.00%) VB
Qualifications
1 1 (4.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.00%) PCI DSS
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