Period
to 19 February 2018

The median annual salary for a Developer was £42,500 in advertised job vacancies in Leeds during the 6 months to 19 February 2018.

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
19 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 2 2 2
Rank change year-on-year 0 0 0
Permanent jobs requiring a Developer 1,376 1,407 2,001
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Leeds 27.83% 26.76% 29.21%
As % of the Job Titles category 28.57% 27.34% 30.06%
Number of salaries quoted 1,263 1,298 1,784
Leeds median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% - -
10th Percentile £30,000 £29,675 £27,500
90th Percentile £55,000 £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 4,817 5,146 6,657
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 97.43% 97.87% 97.18%
Number of salaries quoted 4,102 4,474 5,490
Leeds median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £41,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% +3.66% +2.50%
10th Percentile £28,500 £25,250 £26,500
90th Percentile £61,250 £60,000 £60,000
West Yorkshire median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £41,000
% change year-on-year - +3.66% +2.50%

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 19 February 2018.

Salary histogram for Developer in Leeds

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

For the 6 months to 19 February 2018, 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 Leeds region featuring Developer in the job title.

1 607 (44.11%) JavaScript
2 589 (42.81%) Agile Software Development
3 573 (41.64%) C#
4 546 (39.68%) SQL
4 546 (39.68%) .NET
5 518 (37.65%) HTML
6 491 (35.68%) CSS
7 396 (28.78%) MVC
8 392 (28.49%) Java
9 357 (25.94%) SQL Server
10 312 (22.67%) ASP.NET
11 292 (21.22%) TDD
12 279 (20.28%) PHP
13 244 (17.73%) AngularJS
14 233 (16.93%) Microsoft
15 220 (15.99%) Git (software)
16 213 (15.48%) jQuery
17 210 (15.26%) OO
18 209 (15.19%) ASP.NET MVC
19 193 (14.03%) MySQL
20 189 (13.74%) Web Development
21 161 (11.70%) HTML5
22 155 (11.26%) BDD
23 145 (10.54%) Software Engineering
24 144 (10.47%) Business Intelligence
25 140 (10.17%) SQL Server Integration Services
26 139 (10.10%) Finance
27 138 (10.03%) Oracle
28 137 (9.96%) Node.js
29 132 (9.59%) Spring

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 82 (5.96%) WordPress
2 39 (2.83%) CMS
3 33 (2.40%) Apache
3 33 (2.40%) SharePoint
4 25 (1.82%) Drupal
5 22 (1.60%) Tomcat
6 18 (1.31%) WebLogic
7 13 (0.94%) Confluence
7 13 (0.94%) nginx
7 13 (0.94%) SharePoint 2013
8 11 (0.80%) Elasticsearch
8 11 (0.80%) JBoss
9 9 (0.65%) Adobe Experience Manager
9 9 (0.65%) ExpressionEngine
9 9 (0.65%) IIS
10 7 (0.51%) Jetty
10 7 (0.51%) Oracle 9iAS
10 7 (0.51%) WebSphere
10 7 (0.51%) WebSphere Application Server
11 6 (0.44%) Mule
Applications
1 20 (1.45%) Microsoft Excel
2 11 (0.80%) Chatbot
3 7 (0.51%) Microsoft Office
4 1 (0.073%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 1 (0.073%) InVision
4 1 (0.073%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.073%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 39 (2.83%) Magento
2 19 (1.38%) Dynamics CRM
3 4 (0.29%) Shopify
4 3 (0.22%) PeopleSoft HCM
5 2 (0.15%) CiviCRM
5 2 (0.15%) Salesforce.com CRM
6 1 (0.073%) Dynamics AX
6 1 (0.073%) NetSuite
6 1 (0.073%) OpenCart
Cloud Services
1 77 (5.60%) Microsoft Azure
2 30 (2.18%) Amazon AWS
3 21 (1.53%) Office 365
4 10 (0.73%) GitHub
5 6 (0.44%) Google Play
6 5 (0.36%) IaaS
6 5 (0.36%) npm
7 4 (0.29%) Google Analytics
7 4 (0.29%) Google Cloud Platform
7 4 (0.29%) SaaS
8 3 (0.22%) Dynamics 365
8 3 (0.22%) G Suite
8 3 (0.22%) Slack
8 3 (0.22%) Taleo
9 2 (0.15%) Force.com
9 2 (0.15%) Loggly
9 2 (0.15%) PaaS
9 2 (0.15%) Sumo Logic
10 1 (0.073%) Cloud Computing
10 1 (0.073%) Sage Pay
Communications & Networking
1 11 (0.80%) Firewall
2 6 (0.44%) Skype
3 5 (0.36%) Internet
4 4 (0.29%) AMQP
5 3 (0.22%) PPP
6 2 (0.15%) DNS
6 2 (0.15%) Intranet
6 2 (0.15%) SMS
7 1 (0.073%) PBX
7 1 (0.073%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 357 (25.94%) SQL Server
2 193 (14.03%) MySQL
3 140 (10.17%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 89 (6.47%) NoSQL
4 89 (6.47%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 76 (5.52%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 74 (5.38%) Data Warehouse
7 67 (4.87%) MongoDB
8 36 (2.62%) SQL Server 2012
9 35 (2.54%) SQL Server 2014
10 33 (2.40%) SQL Server 2016
11 28 (2.03%) Relational Database
12 27 (1.96%) SQL Server 2008
13 21 (1.53%) PostgreSQL
14 20 (1.45%) QlikView
15 18 (1.31%) Apache Cassandra
16 17 (1.24%) BusinessObjects
17 16 (1.16%) Hadoop
17 16 (1.16%) Redis
18 15 (1.09%) Riak
Development Applications
1 220 (15.99%) Git (software)
2 102 (7.41%) Visual Studio
3 77 (5.60%) Subversion
4 62 (4.51%) Team Foundation Server
5 43 (3.13%) Maven
6 42 (3.05%) Jenkins
6 42 (3.05%) Selenium
7 41 (2.98%) Cucumber
8 36 (2.62%) Grunt
9 34 (2.47%) Mercurial
10 32 (2.33%) Oracle APEX
11 31 (2.25%) JIRA
12 21 (1.53%) WebDriver
13 20 (1.45%) gulp
13 20 (1.45%) SpecFlow
14 19 (1.38%) TeamCity
15 18 (1.31%) Octopus Deploy
16 16 (1.16%) SoapUI
17 15 (1.09%) Appium
17 15 (1.09%) Atlassian Bamboo
General
1 139 (10.10%) Finance
2 95 (6.90%) Advertising
3 75 (5.45%) Retail
4 47 (3.42%) Games
5 44 (3.20%) Marketing
6 32 (2.33%) Legal
7 22 (1.60%) Telecoms
8 20 (1.45%) Automotive
9 10 (0.73%) Pharmaceutical
10 7 (0.51%) Law
11 4 (0.29%) Electronics
11 4 (0.29%) Manufacturing
12 3 (0.22%) Financial Institution
13 2 (0.15%) Publishing
14 1 (0.073%) Multimedia
14 1 (0.073%) Retail Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 546 (39.68%) .NET
2 518 (37.65%) HTML
3 491 (35.68%) CSS
4 312 (22.67%) ASP.NET
5 244 (17.73%) AngularJS
6 213 (15.48%) jQuery
7 209 (15.19%) ASP.NET MVC
8 161 (11.70%) HTML5
9 137 (9.96%) Node.js
10 132 (9.59%) Spring
11 129 (9.38%) .NET Framework
12 107 (7.78%) CSS3
13 98 (7.12%) XML
14 97 (7.05%) Web Services
15 94 (6.83%) React
16 69 (5.01%) Symfony
17 68 (4.94%) Ajax
17 68 (4.94%) REST
18 66 (4.80%) Entity Framework
19 65 (4.72%) Laravel
Miscellaneous
1 109 (7.92%) Greenfield Project
2 80 (5.81%) User Experience
3 46 (3.34%) Enterprise Software
4 37 (2.69%) Analytical Skills
5 32 (2.33%) Computer Science
6 26 (1.89%) Mobile App
7 25 (1.82%) Data Structures
8 19 (1.38%) NHS
9 15 (1.09%) Algorithms
10 13 (0.94%) N-Tier
11 12 (0.87%) Social Media
12 11 (0.80%) FMCG
13 8 (0.58%) Digital Media
13 8 (0.58%) Music Streaming
13 8 (0.58%) Tandem
14 7 (0.51%) iPhone
14 7 (0.51%) Management Information System
15 6 (0.44%) Device Driver
15 6 (0.44%) Graphic Design
15 6 (0.44%) Motion Graphics
Operating Systems
1 57 (4.14%) Linux
2 46 (3.34%) Android
3 42 (3.05%) Windows
4 33 (2.40%) Apple iOS
5 17 (1.24%) Unix
6 9 (0.65%) Debian
7 5 (0.36%) CentOS
8 1 (0.073%) Fedora
8 1 (0.073%) Windows Mobile
8 1 (0.073%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 589 (42.81%) Agile Software Development
2 396 (28.78%) MVC
3 292 (21.22%) TDD
4 210 (15.26%) OO
5 189 (13.74%) Web Development
6 155 (11.26%) BDD
7 145 (10.54%) Software Engineering
8 144 (10.47%) Business Intelligence
9 129 (9.38%) Front End Development
10 127 (9.23%) Test Automation
11 122 (8.87%) SDLC
12 109 (7.92%) Continuous Integration
13 96 (6.98%) Scrum
14 91 (6.61%) OOP
15 85 (6.18%) ETL
16 80 (5.81%) Unit Testing
17 77 (5.60%) Mentoring
18 71 (5.16%) E-Commerce
19 61 (4.43%) Data Modelling
20 43 (3.13%) Web Application Development
Programming Languages
1 607 (44.11%) JavaScript
2 573 (41.64%) C#
3 546 (39.68%) SQL
4 392 (28.49%) Java
5 279 (20.28%) PHP
6 117 (8.50%) Python
7 109 (7.92%) T-SQL
8 107 (7.78%) Ruby
9 59 (4.29%) C++
10 45 (3.27%) PL/SQL
11 38 (2.76%) VB.NET
12 35 (2.54%) Scala
13 31 (2.25%) C
14 24 (1.74%) VB
15 22 (1.60%) Go
16 15 (1.09%) PHP 5
17 14 (1.02%) PHP 7
18 13 (0.94%) Objective-C
18 13 (0.94%) PowerShell
19 12 (0.87%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 56 (4.07%) Degree
2 23 (1.67%) Security Cleared
3 15 (1.09%) SC Cleared
4 13 (0.94%) Computer Science Degree
5 7 (0.51%) Microsoft Certification
6 3 (0.22%) DBS Check
7 1 (0.073%) CCNA
7 1 (0.073%) Cisco Certification
7 1 (0.073%) HND
7 1 (0.073%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
7 1 (0.073%) MCSA
7 1 (0.073%) Numerate Degree
7 1 (0.073%) PMI Certification
7 1 (0.073%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 34 (2.47%) QA
2 7 (0.51%) HL7
3 5 (0.36%) Data Quality
4 4 (0.29%) SLA
System Software
1 65 (4.72%) Docker
2 4 (0.29%) Samba
3 1 (0.073%) RACF
3 1 (0.073%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 32 (2.33%) Ansible
2 24 (1.74%) Puppet
3 20 (1.45%) Kubernetes
3 20 (1.45%) Opscode Chef
4 7 (0.51%) SmoothWall
5 6 (0.44%) Docker Swarm
6 3 (0.22%) Rancher
7 2 (0.15%) Nagios
7 2 (0.15%) Oracle EDQ
7 2 (0.15%) Prometheus
7 2 (0.15%) Salt
7 2 (0.15%) Terraform
7 2 (0.15%) ZABBIX
8 1 (0.073%) Grafana
8 1 (0.073%) Oracle Identity Manager
8 1 (0.073%) ZENworks
Vendors
1 233 (16.93%) Microsoft
2 138 (10.03%) Oracle
3 57 (4.14%) Google
4 52 (3.78%) Zend
5 33 (2.40%) Salesforce.com
6 28 (2.03%) Tableau
7 27 (1.96%) SAP
8 25 (1.82%) Twitter
9 17 (1.24%) Adobe
10 14 (1.02%) WooCommerce
11 12 (0.87%) Talend
12 9 (0.65%) Capita
13 7 (0.51%) BEA
13 7 (0.51%) DevExpress
13 7 (0.51%) IBM
14 6 (0.44%) Facebook
14 6 (0.44%) webMethods
14 6 (0.44%) Xamarin
15 5 (0.36%) Apple
15 5 (0.36%) MicroStrategy