The median annual salary for a Software Developer was £42,500 in advertised job vacancies in Halifax during the 3 months to 26 June 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
3 months to
26 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 26 20 15
Rank change year-on-year -6 -5  
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Developer 7 11 24
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Halifax 5.79% 10.00% 11.27%
As % of the Job Titles category 5.88% 10.09% 11.59%
Number of salaries quoted 7 11 18
Median salary £42,500 £50,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -15.00% +11.11%  
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,500
% change year-on-year - +1.26%  

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 119 109 207
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Halifax 98.35% 99.09% 97.18%
Number of salaries quoted 103 99 154
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +20.00%  
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £23,500 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £46,500 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +2.40% +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 June 2017.

Salary histogram for Software Developer in Halifax

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

For the 6 months to 26 June 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 13 (72.22%) MVC
2 11 (61.11%) SOAP
2 11 (61.11%) C#
2 11 (61.11%) .NET
2 11 (61.11%) Agile Software Development
3 9 (50.00%) OOP
3 9 (50.00%) SQL Server
3 9 (50.00%) Waterfall
3 9 (50.00%) SDLC
4 7 (38.89%) API Design
4 7 (38.89%) REST
4 7 (38.89%) Laravel
4 7 (38.89%) PHP 7
4 7 (38.89%) MySQL
4 7 (38.89%) PHP
4 7 (38.89%) XML
4 7 (38.89%) Symfony
5 6 (33.33%) jQuery
5 6 (33.33%) ASP.NET MVC
5 6 (33.33%) ASP.NET
5 6 (33.33%) SQL
5 6 (33.33%) T-SQL
6 5 (27.78%) Visual Studio
7 4 (22.22%) HTML
7 4 (22.22%) Windows
7 4 (22.22%) Web Services
7 4 (22.22%) Finance
7 4 (22.22%) WinForms
7 4 (22.22%) Software Engineering
7 4 (22.22%) WCF

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 9 (50.00%) SQL Server
2 7 (38.89%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 5 (27.78%) Visual Studio
General
1 4 (22.22%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (61.11%) .NET
1 11 (61.11%) SOAP
2 7 (38.89%) Laravel
2 7 (38.89%) REST
2 7 (38.89%) Symfony
2 7 (38.89%) XML
3 6 (33.33%) ASP.NET
3 6 (33.33%) ASP.NET MVC
3 6 (33.33%) jQuery
4 4 (22.22%) HTML
4 4 (22.22%) WCF
4 4 (22.22%) Web Services
4 4 (22.22%) WinForms
4 4 (22.22%) WPF
5 2 (11.11%) Ajax
5 2 (11.11%) ASP.NET Web API
5 2 (11.11%) KnockoutJS
Miscellaneous
1 2 (11.11%) Analytical Skills
1 2 (11.11%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 4 (22.22%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (72.22%) MVC
2 11 (61.11%) Agile Software Development
3 9 (50.00%) OOP
3 9 (50.00%) SDLC
3 9 (50.00%) Waterfall
4 7 (38.89%) API Design
5 4 (22.22%) Software Engineering
6 2 (11.11%) Continuous Improvement
6 2 (11.11%) Front End Development
6 2 (11.11%) SOLID
6 2 (11.11%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 11 (61.11%) C#
2 7 (38.89%) PHP
2 7 (38.89%) PHP 7
3 6 (33.33%) SQL
3 6 (33.33%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (11.11%) Degree
Halifax, West Yorkshire
Erin Associates
Salary: From £35,000 to £40,000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Halifax, West Yorkshire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £25000 - £32000 per annum + bens
Posted: 4 days ago