Period
to 10 December 2018

The median annual salary for a Developer was £42,500 in advertised job vacancies in Leeds during the 6 months to 10 December 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
10 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 2 3 3
Rank change year-on-year +1 0 -1
Permanent jobs requiring a Developer 1,054 1,191 1,422
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Leeds 28.66% 24.34% 26.58%
As % of the Job Titles category 29.62% 25.05% 27.12%
Number of salaries quoted 904 1,061 1,327
Leeds median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +6.25% -
10th Percentile £29,450 £27,500 £28,750
90th Percentile £58,125 £56,250 £55,000
West Yorkshire median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year - +6.25% -

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 3,559 4,755 5,244
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.79% 97.18% 98.04%
Number of salaries quoted 2,996 4,035 4,521
Leeds median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.88% -
10th Percentile £25,813 £27,500 £25,625
90th Percentile £63,750 £61,250 £60,000
West Yorkshire median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500

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 10 December 2018.

Salary histogram for Developer in Leeds

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

For the 6 months to 10 December 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.

1 498 (47.25%) C#
2 497 (47.15%) JavaScript
3 462 (43.83%) Agile Software Development
4 386 (36.62%) .NET
5 353 (33.49%) SQL
6 308 (29.22%) Java
7 304 (28.84%) HTML
8 301 (28.56%) MVC
9 296 (28.08%) TDD
10 290 (27.51%) CSS
11 260 (24.67%) SQL Server
12 218 (20.68%) Microsoft
13 212 (20.11%) ASP.NET
14 196 (18.60%) Git (software)
15 179 (16.98%) AngularJS
16 173 (16.41%) React
17 168 (15.94%) jQuery
18 167 (15.84%) Software Engineering
19 158 (14.99%) BDD
20 142 (13.47%) Continuous Integration
21 138 (13.09%) Test Automation
22 136 (12.90%) ASP.NET MVC
23 133 (12.62%) Microsoft Azure
24 132 (12.52%) Node.js
25 131 (12.43%) PHP
26 127 (12.05%) Amazon AWS
27 126 (11.95%) Web Services
28 125 (11.86%) HTML5
29 121 (11.48%) Jenkins
30 117 (11.10%) OO

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 54 (5.12%) CMS
2 43 (4.08%) Elasticsearch
3 34 (3.23%) WordPress
4 30 (2.85%) IIS
4 30 (2.85%) nginx
5 22 (2.09%) SharePoint
6 21 (1.99%) Confluence
7 20 (1.90%) Apache
8 14 (1.33%) Apache Spark
9 11 (1.04%) BizTalk Server
9 11 (1.04%) Sitecore CMS
10 9 (0.85%) Drupal
11 8 (0.76%) Tomcat
12 7 (0.66%) SAS
12 7 (0.66%) Umbraco
13 5 (0.47%) EPiServer
13 5 (0.47%) Marvel
14 4 (0.38%) Kentico
15 1 (0.095%) Oracle Service Bus
15 1 (0.095%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 30 (2.85%) Photoshop
2 20 (1.90%) Microsoft Excel
3 12 (1.14%) GIMP
4 11 (1.04%) Microsoft Office
5 5 (0.47%) Adobe Illustrator
5 5 (0.47%) Chatbot
6 4 (0.38%) Acrobat
7 2 (0.19%) Spreadsheet
8 1 (0.095%) Adobe Creative Suite
8 1 (0.095%) InVision
8 1 (0.095%) MS Visio
8 1 (0.095%) UXPin
Business Applications
1 12 (1.14%) Magento
2 5 (0.47%) Visualfiles
3 3 (0.28%) Dynamics CRM
3 3 (0.28%) SAP Business One
4 2 (0.19%) Cognos Business Intelligence
4 2 (0.19%) Infor LN
4 2 (0.19%) NetSuite
4 2 (0.19%) Payment Gateway
4 2 (0.19%) Shopify
5 1 (0.095%) Dynamics AX
5 1 (0.095%) FastStats
5 1 (0.095%) SAP HR
5 1 (0.095%) SAP Payroll
Cloud Services
1 133 (12.62%) Microsoft Azure
2 127 (12.05%) Amazon AWS
3 32 (3.04%) Google Cloud Platform
4 25 (2.37%) GitHub
5 22 (2.09%) Office 365
6 16 (1.52%) Google Analytics
6 16 (1.52%) Sage Pay
7 15 (1.42%) AdWords
8 14 (1.33%) npm
9 10 (0.95%) G Suite
9 10 (0.95%) Serverless
10 8 (0.76%) AWS Lambda
11 7 (0.66%) Force.com
12 6 (0.57%) Amazon Kinesis
12 6 (0.57%) Cloud Computing
12 6 (0.57%) Slack
13 5 (0.47%) Amazon SageMaker
13 5 (0.47%) Fastly
13 5 (0.47%) SaaS
14 4 (0.38%) Apigee
Communications & Networking
1 19 (1.80%) Internet
2 16 (1.52%) HTTP
3 10 (0.95%) SMS
4 1 (0.095%) Intranet
4 1 (0.095%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 260 (24.67%) SQL Server
2 81 (7.69%) MySQL
3 80 (7.59%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 75 (7.12%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 60 (5.69%) NoSQL
6 53 (5.03%) MongoDB
7 42 (3.98%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 36 (3.42%) PostgreSQL
9 34 (3.23%) Data Warehouse
10 31 (2.94%) SQL Server 2012
11 29 (2.75%) Relational Database
12 28 (2.66%) Power BI
12 28 (2.66%) Redis
13 25 (2.37%) SQL Server 2014
14 19 (1.80%) Apache Cassandra
14 19 (1.80%) Riak
15 16 (1.52%) QlikView
16 14 (1.33%) Couchbase
17 13 (1.23%) Hadoop
17 13 (1.23%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 196 (18.60%) Git (software)
2 121 (11.48%) Jenkins
3 88 (8.35%) Subversion
4 76 (7.21%) JIRA
5 74 (7.02%) Selenium
6 63 (5.98%) Visual Studio
7 49 (4.65%) Mercurial
8 47 (4.46%) Cucumber
8 47 (4.46%) Team Foundation Server
9 39 (3.70%) gulp
10 31 (2.94%) NUnit
11 28 (2.66%) SoapUI
12 25 (2.37%) WebDriver
13 24 (2.28%) Maven
14 22 (2.09%) Octopus Deploy
15 20 (1.90%) Grunt
16 19 (1.80%) Visual Studio Team System
17 17 (1.61%) Jasmine
18 15 (1.42%) JMeter
19 11 (1.04%) TeamCity
General
1 101 (9.58%) Finance
2 35 (3.32%) Marketing
3 32 (3.04%) Retail
4 17 (1.61%) Games
5 16 (1.52%) Advertising
5 16 (1.52%) Banking
6 6 (0.57%) Automotive
7 5 (0.47%) Legal
7 5 (0.47%) Telecoms
8 3 (0.28%) Manufacturing
8 3 (0.28%) Multimedia
9 2 (0.19%) Back Office
9 2 (0.19%) Law
9 2 (0.19%) Pharmaceutical
10 1 (0.095%) Billing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 386 (36.62%) .NET
2 304 (28.84%) HTML
3 290 (27.51%) CSS
4 212 (20.11%) ASP.NET
5 179 (16.98%) AngularJS
6 173 (16.41%) React
7 168 (15.94%) jQuery
8 136 (12.90%) ASP.NET MVC
9 132 (12.52%) Node.js
10 126 (11.95%) Web Services
11 125 (11.86%) HTML5
12 100 (9.49%) .NET Framework
13 94 (8.92%) Spring
14 93 (8.82%) CSS3
15 75 (7.12%) Twitter Bootstrap
16 74 (7.02%) Entity Framework
17 71 (6.74%) Spring Boot
18 59 (5.60%) REST
19 55 (5.22%) Sass
20 52 (4.93%) Vue.js
Miscellaneous
1 111 (10.53%) User Experience
2 103 (9.77%) Greenfield Project
3 82 (7.78%) Enterprise Software
4 60 (5.69%) Mobile App
5 55 (5.22%) Analytical Skills
6 22 (2.09%) Self-Motivation
7 20 (1.90%) Social Media
8 9 (0.85%) Fintech
9 8 (0.76%) Management Information System
10 6 (0.57%) RIA
10 6 (0.57%) W3C
11 5 (0.47%) CCTV
11 5 (0.47%) NHS
12 4 (0.38%) Client/Server
12 4 (0.38%) N-Tier
13 3 (0.28%) Data Structures
14 2 (0.19%) Robotics
14 2 (0.19%) Smartphone
14 2 (0.19%) Tandem
14 2 (0.19%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 59 (5.60%) Android
2 48 (4.55%) Linux
3 47 (4.46%) Apple iOS
4 37 (3.51%) Windows
5 13 (1.23%) Unix
6 8 (0.76%) Windows 10
7 3 (0.28%) Ubuntu
8 1 (0.095%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 462 (43.83%) Agile Software Development
2 301 (28.56%) MVC
3 296 (28.08%) TDD
4 167 (15.84%) Software Engineering
5 158 (14.99%) BDD
6 142 (13.47%) Continuous Integration
7 138 (13.09%) Test Automation
8 117 (11.10%) OO
9 108 (10.25%) Front End Development
10 95 (9.01%) Web Development
11 94 (8.92%) Unit Testing
12 93 (8.82%) Pair Programming
13 87 (8.25%) E-Commerce
14 85 (8.06%) Mentoring
15 83 (7.87%) DevOps
16 76 (7.21%) Scrum
17 74 (7.02%) Business Intelligence
18 65 (6.17%) Mobile Development
19 64 (6.07%) Open Source
20 63 (5.98%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 498 (47.25%) C#
2 497 (47.15%) JavaScript
3 353 (33.49%) SQL
4 308 (29.22%) Java
5 131 (12.43%) PHP
6 103 (9.77%) Python
7 68 (6.45%) T-SQL
8 56 (5.31%) C++
9 51 (4.84%) Ruby
10 40 (3.80%) Scala
10 40 (3.80%) TypeScript
11 30 (2.85%) Apple Swift
12 29 (2.75%) ES6
13 27 (2.56%) Java 8
14 25 (2.37%) Go
14 25 (2.37%) Kotlin
14 25 (2.37%) Objective-C
15 24 (2.28%) C
16 23 (2.18%) VB.NET
17 21 (1.99%) VB
Qualifications
1 53 (5.03%) Degree
2 24 (2.28%) Security Cleared
3 12 (1.14%) Computer Science Degree
4 10 (0.95%) Microsoft Certification
4 10 (0.95%) SC Cleared
5 8 (0.76%) MCSD
6 6 (0.57%) AWS Certification
7 2 (0.19%) MCP
8 1 (0.095%) CISMP
8 1 (0.095%) CISSP
8 1 (0.095%) Sun Certification
8 1 (0.095%) TOGAF Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 47 (4.46%) QA
2 13 (1.23%) Data Quality
3 6 (0.57%) GDPR
4 2 (0.19%) WAI
4 2 (0.19%) WCAG
5 1 (0.095%) HL7
5 1 (0.095%) PCI DSS
5 1 (0.095%) PMO
5 1 (0.095%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 1 (0.095%) SLA
System Software
1 53 (5.03%) Docker
2 8 (0.76%) Active Directory
3 1 (0.095%) Firmware
3 1 (0.095%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 33 (3.13%) Ansible
2 31 (2.94%) Terraform
3 29 (2.75%) Kubernetes
4 13 (1.23%) Puppet
5 12 (1.14%) Opscode Chef
6 8 (0.76%) Microsoft Intune
7 2 (0.19%) Docker Swarm
7 2 (0.19%) Rancher
8 1 (0.095%) cPanel
8 1 (0.095%) Grafana
8 1 (0.095%) Kibana
8 1 (0.095%) linkerd
8 1 (0.095%) Oozie
8 1 (0.095%) Oracle Identity Manager
Vendors
1 218 (20.68%) Microsoft
2 89 (8.44%) Xamarin
3 70 (6.64%) Google
4 52 (4.93%) Oracle
5 39 (3.70%) Sitecore
6 36 (3.42%) Salesforce.com
7 26 (2.47%) Zend
8 23 (2.18%) Tableau
9 15 (1.42%) ServiceNow
10 14 (1.33%) SAP
10 14 (1.33%) Telerik
11 10 (0.95%) webMethods
12 9 (0.85%) Cognos
12 9 (0.85%) MuleSoft
13 8 (0.76%) Software AG
13 8 (0.76%) Splunk
14 7 (0.66%) Alteryx
14 7 (0.66%) Informatica
15 6 (0.57%) AppDynamics
15 6 (0.57%) Sybase