Period
to 23 November 2017

The median annual salary for a Developer was £42,500 in advertised job vacancies in Leeds during the 6 months to 23 November 2017.

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

Developer
6 months to
23 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 3 3 2
Rank change year-on-year 0 -1 0
Permanent jobs requiring a Developer 1189 1456 1995
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Leeds 23.91% 26.68% 28.86%
As % of the Job Titles category 24.64% 27.21% 29.53%
Number of salaries quoted 1064 1361 1717
Leeds median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% - -
10th Percentile £27,500 £28,250 £27,500
90th Percentile £57,500 £55,000 £56,250
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 Leeds. 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
Leeds
Permanent vacancies in Leeds with a recognized job title 4826 5350 6756
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 97.06% 98.02% 97.73%
Number of salaries quoted 4080 4612 5436
Leeds median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% +1.19% +5.00%
10th Percentile £27,000 £26,000 £26,250
90th Percentile £62,500 £62,450 £60,000
West Yorkshire median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year - +6.25% -

Developer
Job Vacancy Trend in Leeds

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

Job vacancy trend for Developer in Leeds

Developer
Salary Trend in Leeds

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

Salary trend for Developer in Leeds

Developer
Salary Histogram in Leeds

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Developer in Leeds over the 6 months to 23 November 2017.

Salary histogram for Developer in Leeds

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

For the 6 months to 23 November 2017, 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 Leeds region featuring Developer in the job title.

1 531 (44.66%) SQL
2 507 (42.64%) C#
3 481 (40.45%) Agile Software Development
4 480 (40.37%) .NET
5 454 (38.18%) JavaScript
6 399 (33.56%) HTML
7 368 (30.95%) SQL Server
8 361 (30.36%) CSS
9 329 (27.67%) MVC
10 288 (24.22%) ASP.NET
10 288 (24.22%) Java
11 221 (18.59%) Microsoft
12 196 (16.48%) PHP
13 192 (16.15%) TDD
14 180 (15.14%) Git (software)
14 180 (15.14%) ASP.NET MVC
15 178 (14.97%) AngularJS
16 169 (14.21%) SQL Server Integration Services
17 155 (13.04%) OO
18 149 (12.53%) jQuery
19 138 (11.61%) .NET Framework
20 136 (11.44%) MySQL
21 129 (10.85%) Oracle
21 129 (10.85%) Business Intelligence
22 127 (10.68%) HTML5
23 120 (10.09%) Web Development
24 119 (10.01%) Continuous Integration
25 118 (9.92%) T-SQL
26 108 (9.08%) Web Services
27 106 (8.92%) Front End Development

Developer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Leeds 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 44 (3.70%) WordPress
2 24 (2.02%) CMS
3 21 (1.77%) SharePoint
4 20 (1.68%) Confluence
5 19 (1.60%) Tomcat
6 17 (1.43%) Apache
6 17 (1.43%) Drupal
6 17 (1.43%) WebLogic
7 12 (1.01%) JBoss
8 10 (0.84%) IIS
8 10 (0.84%) nginx
8 10 (0.84%) SharePoint 2013
9 9 (0.76%) Adobe Experience Manager
10 8 (0.67%) Apache Spark
10 8 (0.67%) Elasticsearch
11 7 (0.59%) Jetty
11 7 (0.59%) WebSphere
12 6 (0.50%) Mule
12 6 (0.50%) Oracle 9iAS
12 6 (0.50%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 28 (2.35%) Microsoft Excel
2 10 (0.84%) Photoshop
3 9 (0.76%) Microsoft Office
4 6 (0.50%) Adobe Illustrator
5 2 (0.17%) Chatbot
6 1 (0.084%) Adobe Creative Suite
6 1 (0.084%) InfoPath
6 1 (0.084%) InVision
Business Applications
1 33 (2.78%) Magento
2 13 (1.09%) Dynamics CRM
3 11 (0.93%) Dynamics AX
4 8 (0.67%) PeopleSoft HCM
5 2 (0.17%) Dynamics NAV
6 1 (0.084%) Cognos TM1
6 1 (0.084%) NetSuite
6 1 (0.084%) OpenCart
6 1 (0.084%) Salesforce.com CRM
6 1 (0.084%) SAP APO
6 1 (0.084%) SAP Business One
6 1 (0.084%) Shopify
Cloud Services
1 84 (7.06%) Microsoft Azure
2 20 (1.68%) Amazon AWS
3 15 (1.26%) GitHub
3 15 (1.26%) Office 365
4 14 (1.18%) Google Cloud Platform
5 10 (0.84%) IaaS
6 8 (0.67%) Google Play
6 8 (0.67%) Loggly
6 8 (0.67%) SaaS
6 8 (0.67%) Sumo Logic
6 8 (0.67%) Taleo
7 4 (0.34%) npm
8 2 (0.17%) Heroku
9 1 (0.084%) Adobe Creative Cloud
9 1 (0.084%) Firebase
9 1 (0.084%) G Suite
9 1 (0.084%) Google Analytics
9 1 (0.084%) PaaS
9 1 (0.084%) Sage Pay
9 1 (0.084%) Slack
Communications & Networking
1 8 (0.67%) Internet
2 6 (0.50%) PPP
3 5 (0.42%) AMQP
3 5 (0.42%) Firewall
4 4 (0.34%) Skype
4 4 (0.34%) SMS
5 3 (0.25%) Intranet
6 2 (0.17%) HTTP
7 1 (0.084%) Broadband
7 1 (0.084%) DNS
7 1 (0.084%) FTP
7 1 (0.084%) OpenLDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 368 (30.95%) SQL Server
2 169 (14.21%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 136 (11.44%) MySQL
4 104 (8.75%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 100 (8.41%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 82 (6.90%) Data Warehouse
7 68 (5.72%) Relational Database
8 66 (5.55%) NoSQL
9 49 (4.12%) SQL Server 2012
10 40 (3.36%) SQL Server 2008
11 39 (3.28%) MongoDB
11 39 (3.28%) SQL Server 2014
12 32 (2.69%) Riak
13 24 (2.02%) SQL Server 2016
14 22 (1.85%) PostgreSQL
15 21 (1.77%) Apache Cassandra
15 21 (1.77%) SQL Server 2005
16 17 (1.43%) BusinessObjects
17 16 (1.35%) Oracle Database
18 15 (1.26%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 180 (15.14%) Git (software)
2 96 (8.07%) Visual Studio
3 83 (6.98%) Subversion
4 55 (4.63%) Team Foundation Server
5 44 (3.70%) Maven
6 42 (3.53%) Jenkins
6 42 (3.53%) Octopus Deploy
7 35 (2.94%) Mercurial
7 35 (2.94%) Selenium
7 35 (2.94%) TeamCity
8 31 (2.61%) JIRA
9 30 (2.52%) Grunt
10 26 (2.19%) Oracle APEX
11 23 (1.93%) SpecFlow
11 23 (1.93%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
12 20 (1.68%) Jasmine
13 16 (1.35%) Cucumber
14 15 (1.26%) NUnit
14 15 (1.26%) Vagrant
15 13 (1.09%) PHPUnit
General
1 96 (8.07%) Finance
2 75 (6.31%) Advertising
3 71 (5.97%) Games
4 37 (3.11%) Marketing
5 34 (2.86%) Retail
6 18 (1.51%) Legal
7 8 (0.67%) Law
7 8 (0.67%) Pharmaceutical
8 7 (0.59%) Automotive
8 7 (0.59%) Manufacturing
9 5 (0.42%) Telecoms
10 3 (0.25%) Banking
10 3 (0.25%) Publishing
11 2 (0.17%) Electronics
11 2 (0.17%) Multimedia
12 1 (0.084%) Retail Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 480 (40.37%) .NET
2 399 (33.56%) HTML
3 361 (30.36%) CSS
4 288 (24.22%) ASP.NET
5 180 (15.14%) ASP.NET MVC
6 178 (14.97%) AngularJS
7 149 (12.53%) jQuery
8 138 (11.61%) .NET Framework
9 127 (10.68%) HTML5
10 108 (9.08%) Web Services
11 105 (8.83%) Node.js
12 93 (7.82%) Spring
13 89 (7.49%) CSS3
14 84 (7.06%) XML
15 72 (6.06%) React
16 57 (4.79%) Hibernate
17 56 (4.71%) REST
18 53 (4.46%) ASP.NET Web API
19 46 (3.87%) Sass
19 46 (3.87%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 75 (6.31%) Greenfield Project
2 67 (5.63%) User Experience
3 43 (3.62%) Analytical Skills
4 39 (3.28%) Enterprise Software
5 36 (3.03%) Data Structures
6 31 (2.61%) Computer Science
7 28 (2.35%) Mobile App
8 22 (1.85%) NHS
9 21 (1.77%) Algorithms
10 14 (1.18%) Management Information System
10 14 (1.18%) Social Media
11 13 (1.09%) Music Streaming
12 11 (0.93%) N-Tier
13 9 (0.76%) iPhone
14 8 (0.67%) Blog
15 6 (0.50%) Hedge funds
15 6 (0.50%) Internet of Things
16 5 (0.42%) Digital Media
16 5 (0.42%) iPad
17 4 (0.34%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 47 (3.95%) Linux
2 35 (2.94%) Windows
3 33 (2.78%) Android
4 26 (2.19%) Apple iOS
5 17 (1.43%) Unix
6 4 (0.34%) CentOS
7 3 (0.25%) Fedora
8 2 (0.17%) Mac OS
8 2 (0.17%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 481 (40.45%) Agile Software Development
2 329 (27.67%) MVC
3 192 (16.15%) TDD
4 155 (13.04%) OO
5 129 (10.85%) Business Intelligence
6 120 (10.09%) Web Development
7 119 (10.01%) Continuous Integration
8 106 (8.92%) Front End Development
9 100 (8.41%) Scrum
10 97 (8.16%) Test Automation
11 94 (7.91%) SDLC
11 94 (7.91%) Software Engineering
12 87 (7.32%) ETL
13 66 (5.55%) OOP
14 64 (5.38%) Mentoring
15 61 (5.13%) BDD
16 55 (4.63%) Unit Testing
17 49 (4.12%) Data Modelling
18 48 (4.04%) E-Commerce
19 39 (3.28%) Web Application Development
Programming Languages
1 531 (44.66%) SQL
2 507 (42.64%) C#
3 454 (38.18%) JavaScript
4 288 (24.22%) Java
5 196 (16.48%) PHP
6 118 (9.92%) T-SQL
7 98 (8.24%) Python
8 60 (5.05%) Ruby
9 45 (3.78%) C++
10 38 (3.20%) PL/SQL
11 30 (2.52%) VB.NET
12 26 (2.19%) Go
13 22 (1.85%) PowerShell
13 22 (1.85%) VB
14 21 (1.77%) Scala
15 17 (1.43%) Bash Shell
16 14 (1.18%) ES6
17 13 (1.09%) TypeScript
18 12 (1.01%) VBA
19 11 (0.93%) X++
Qualifications
1 74 (6.22%) Degree
2 17 (1.43%) Computer Science Degree
3 16 (1.35%) Security Cleared
4 7 (0.59%) Microsoft Certification
4 7 (0.59%) SC Cleared
5 6 (0.50%) DBS Check
6 3 (0.25%) Numerate Degree
7 2 (0.17%) ISEB
7 2 (0.17%) ISTQB
8 1 (0.084%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
8 1 (0.084%) MCSA
8 1 (0.084%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (0.93%) QA
2 6 (0.50%) HL7
3 4 (0.34%) Data Quality
3 4 (0.34%) SLA
System Software
1 64 (5.38%) Docker
2 1 (0.084%) RACF
2 1 (0.084%) Samba
2 1 (0.084%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 29 (2.44%) Puppet
2 24 (2.02%) Ansible
3 19 (1.60%) Opscode Chef
4 8 (0.67%) Nagios
4 8 (0.67%) Prometheus
4 8 (0.67%) Salt
4 8 (0.67%) ZABBIX
5 7 (0.59%) Grafana
6 5 (0.42%) Docker Swarm
6 5 (0.42%) Kubernetes
7 2 (0.17%) Oracle EDQ
7 2 (0.17%) Rancher
7 2 (0.17%) Terraform
8 1 (0.084%) Oracle Identity Manager
8 1 (0.084%) ZENworks
Vendors
1 221 (18.59%) Microsoft
2 129 (10.85%) Oracle
3 48 (4.04%) Google
4 47 (3.95%) SAP
5 26 (2.19%) Zend
6 19 (1.60%) Salesforce.com
7 18 (1.51%) Tableau
8 17 (1.43%) Adobe
9 16 (1.35%) Splunk
10 14 (1.18%) Twitter
11 11 (0.93%) Xamarin
12 9 (0.76%) Rackspace
13 8 (0.67%) Facebook
13 8 (0.67%) IBM
13 8 (0.67%) New Relic
13 8 (0.67%) PeopleSoft
13 8 (0.67%) SaltStack
13 8 (0.67%) Talend
14 7 (0.59%) WooCommerce
15 6 (0.50%) BEA