Period
to 21 November 2017

The median annual salary for a Software Developer was £50,000 in advertised job vacancies in Halifax during the 6 months to 21 November 2017.

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
21 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 17 34 32
Rank change year-on-year +17 -2 -14
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Developer 22 36 16
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Halifax 12.64% 11.43% 4.26%
As % of the Job Titles category 12.72% 11.46% 4.38%
Number of salaries quoted 18 44 16
Halifax median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +17.65% +6.25%
10th Percentile £38,750 £31,625 £32,500
90th Percentile £52,500 £55,000 £47,500
West Yorkshire median annual salary £42,500 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year +13.33% - +7.14%

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 173 314 365
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 99.43% 99.68% 97.07%
Number of salaries quoted 125 288 240
Halifax median annual salary £45,000 £50,000 £41,250
Median salary % change year-on-year -10.00% +21.21% +17.86%
10th Percentile £26,250 £31,250 £21,250
90th Percentile £77,500 £77,500 £53,875
West Yorkshire median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year - +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 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in Halifax

For the 6 months to 21 November 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 22 (100.00%) C#
1 22 (100.00%) .NET
1 22 (100.00%) Visual Studio
2 19 (86.36%) SQL Server
3 18 (81.82%) Agile Software Development
3 18 (81.82%) Waterfall
3 18 (81.82%) SDLC
4 16 (72.73%) MVC
5 14 (63.64%) Web Services
5 14 (63.64%) SQL
5 14 (63.64%) Software Engineering
6 10 (45.45%) Sequence Diagram
6 10 (45.45%) Enterprise Software
6 10 (45.45%) REST
6 10 (45.45%) SOAP
6 10 (45.45%) WCF
6 10 (45.45%) WPF
6 10 (45.45%) Finance
6 10 (45.45%) Scrum
6 10 (45.45%) UML
6 10 (45.45%) SOA
6 10 (45.45%) T-SQL
7 6 (27.27%) ASP.NET
8 4 (18.18%) CSS
8 4 (18.18%) HTML
8 4 (18.18%) JavaScript
8 4 (18.18%) XML
8 4 (18.18%) Windows
8 4 (18.18%) Project Planning
8 4 (18.18%) Electronic Trading

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 19 (86.36%) SQL Server
2 4 (18.18%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 22 (100.00%) Visual Studio
General
1 10 (45.45%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (100.00%) .NET
2 14 (63.64%) Web Services
3 10 (45.45%) REST
3 10 (45.45%) SOAP
3 10 (45.45%) WCF
3 10 (45.45%) WPF
4 6 (27.27%) ASP.NET
5 4 (18.18%) CSS
5 4 (18.18%) HTML
5 4 (18.18%) KnockoutJS
5 4 (18.18%) Razor View Engine
5 4 (18.18%) Twitter Bootstrap
5 4 (18.18%) XML
6 2 (9.09%) ASP.NET MVC
Miscellaneous
1 10 (45.45%) Enterprise Software
2 4 (18.18%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 4 (18.18%) Windows
1 4 (18.18%) Windows Phone
1 4 (18.18%) Windows Phone 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (81.82%) Agile Software Development
1 18 (81.82%) SDLC
1 18 (81.82%) Waterfall
2 16 (72.73%) MVC
3 14 (63.64%) Software Engineering
4 10 (45.45%) Scrum
4 10 (45.45%) Sequence Diagram
4 10 (45.45%) SOA
4 10 (45.45%) UML
5 4 (18.18%) Analytics
5 4 (18.18%) Electronic Trading
5 4 (18.18%) MVVM
5 4 (18.18%) Project Planning
Programming Languages
1 22 (100.00%) C#
2 14 (63.64%) SQL
3 10 (45.45%) T-SQL
4 4 (18.18%) JavaScript