Period
to 25 April 2019

The median annual salary for a Developer was £42,500 in advertised job vacancies in Leeds during the 6 months to 25 April 2019.

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
25 Apr 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 2 2 2
Rank change year-on-year 0 0 0
Permanent jobs requiring a Developer 964 1,464 1,454
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Leeds 29.24% 28.79% 28.22%
As % of the Job Titles category 30.00% 29.60% 28.90%
Number of salaries quoted 852 1,351 1,317
Leeds median annual salary £42,500 £43,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -1.16% +1.18% +6.25%
10th Percentile £31,000 £31,000 £29,750
90th Percentile £57,500 £57,500 £57,500
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 3,213 4,946 5,031
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 97.45% 97.27% 97.63%
Number of salaries quoted 2,795 4,142 4,384
Leeds median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.88% +6.25%
10th Percentile £27,876 £28,750 £26,075
90th Percentile £65,000 £63,500 £61,250
West Yorkshire median annual salary £42,500 £43,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year -1.16% +1.18% +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 25 April 2019.

Salary histogram for Developer in Leeds

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

For the 6 months to 25 April 2019, 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.

1 539 (55.91%) JavaScript
2 434 (45.02%) C#
3 376 (39.00%) Agile Software Development
4 352 (36.51%) .NET
5 324 (33.61%) SQL
6 303 (31.43%) HTML
7 282 (29.25%) MVC
8 280 (29.05%) CSS
9 271 (28.11%) TDD
10 243 (25.21%) SQL Server
11 228 (23.65%) Java
12 209 (21.68%) Microsoft
12 209 (21.68%) React
13 205 (21.27%) ASP.NET
14 204 (21.16%) Git (software)
15 191 (19.81%) Software Engineering
16 176 (18.26%) AngularJS
17 175 (18.15%) BDD
18 159 (16.49%) Microsoft Azure
19 157 (16.29%) jQuery
20 145 (15.04%) Node.js
21 137 (14.21%) ASP.NET MVC
22 132 (13.69%) HTML5
23 131 (13.59%) Continuous Integration
24 121 (12.55%) Amazon AWS
25 115 (11.93%) Jenkins
26 110 (11.41%) PHP
27 103 (10.68%) Mentoring
28 102 (10.58%) Python
29 100 (10.37%) Pair Programming

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 33 (3.42%) CMS
2 29 (3.01%) Elasticsearch
3 25 (2.59%) nginx
4 24 (2.49%) WordPress
5 23 (2.39%) SharePoint
6 16 (1.66%) Confluence
7 9 (0.93%) Apache Spark
8 7 (0.73%) IIS
9 6 (0.62%) Apache
9 6 (0.62%) Sitecore CMS
9 6 (0.62%) Umbraco
10 5 (0.52%) SAS
11 3 (0.31%) EPiServer
11 3 (0.31%) Kentico
11 3 (0.31%) Marvel
12 2 (0.21%) Adobe Experience Manager
12 2 (0.21%) ColdFusion
12 2 (0.21%) Tomcat
13 1 (0.10%) JBoss
13 1 (0.10%) LiveLink
Applications
1 11 (1.14%) Photoshop
2 8 (0.83%) Microsoft Office
3 5 (0.52%) Adobe Illustrator
3 5 (0.52%) Microsoft Excel
4 3 (0.31%) Chatbot
5 1 (0.10%) Adobe Creative Suite
5 1 (0.10%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 13 (1.35%) Dynamics CRM
2 6 (0.62%) Payment Gateway
2 6 (0.62%) Shopify
3 5 (0.52%) Magento
4 4 (0.41%) FastStats
5 2 (0.21%) Adobe Campaign
5 2 (0.21%) NetSuite
5 2 (0.21%) Unica
5 2 (0.21%) Visualfiles
6 1 (0.10%) Cognos Business Intelligence
Cloud Services
1 159 (16.49%) Microsoft Azure
2 121 (12.55%) Amazon AWS
3 43 (4.46%) GitHub
4 30 (3.11%) Office 365
5 27 (2.80%) Google Cloud Platform
6 23 (2.39%) G Suite
7 15 (1.56%) Google Analytics
7 15 (1.56%) Slack
8 12 (1.24%) AdWords
9 10 (1.04%) Amazon SQS
9 10 (1.04%) AWS CodePipeline
10 8 (0.83%) npm
11 6 (0.62%) Apigee
12 5 (0.52%) Serverless
13 4 (0.41%) AWS Lambda
13 4 (0.41%) SaaS
14 3 (0.31%) Azure Active Directory
14 3 (0.31%) NuGet
15 2 (0.21%) Amazon Kinesis
15 2 (0.21%) DigitalOcean
Communications & Networking
1 11 (1.14%) Internet
2 6 (0.62%) HTTP
3 4 (0.41%) FTP
4 2 (0.21%) DNS
4 2 (0.21%) ICMP
5 1 (0.10%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 243 (25.21%) SQL Server
2 87 (9.02%) MySQL
3 76 (7.88%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 58 (6.02%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 49 (5.08%) NoSQL
6 46 (4.77%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 40 (4.15%) PostgreSQL
8 37 (3.84%) Data Warehouse
9 27 (2.80%) Relational Database
10 25 (2.59%) Power BI
11 24 (2.49%) MongoDB
11 24 (2.49%) Redis
12 23 (2.39%) SQL Server 2012
13 17 (1.76%) Big Data
14 10 (1.04%) Amazon DynamoDB
14 10 (1.04%) Hadoop
14 10 (1.04%) Riak
14 10 (1.04%) SQL Server 2016
15 6 (0.62%) Apache Hive
15 6 (0.62%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 204 (21.16%) Git (software)
2 115 (11.93%) Jenkins
3 79 (8.20%) Selenium
4 67 (6.95%) Subversion
5 62 (6.43%) JIRA
6 52 (5.39%) Visual Studio
7 51 (5.29%) Cucumber
8 41 (4.25%) SoapUI
9 39 (4.05%) Mercurial
10 36 (3.73%) gulp
11 29 (3.01%) Team Foundation Server
11 29 (3.01%) WebDriver
12 27 (2.80%) Sonatype Nexus
13 25 (2.59%) Appium
13 25 (2.59%) NUnit
14 23 (2.39%) Atlassian Bamboo
14 23 (2.39%) JMeter
14 23 (2.39%) Ranorex
14 23 (2.39%) WATIR
14 23 (2.39%) WebLOAD
General
1 84 (8.71%) Finance
2 38 (3.94%) Marketing
2 38 (3.94%) Retail
3 18 (1.87%) Legal
4 12 (1.24%) Games
4 12 (1.24%) Telecoms
5 7 (0.73%) Manufacturing
6 6 (0.62%) Banking
6 6 (0.62%) Law
7 4 (0.41%) Automotive
8 2 (0.21%) Back Office
8 2 (0.21%) iGaming
9 1 (0.10%) Advertising
9 1 (0.10%) Billing
9 1 (0.10%) Financial Institution
9 1 (0.10%) Publishing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 352 (36.51%) .NET
2 303 (31.43%) HTML
3 280 (29.05%) CSS
4 209 (21.68%) React
5 205 (21.27%) ASP.NET
6 176 (18.26%) AngularJS
7 157 (16.29%) jQuery
8 145 (15.04%) Node.js
9 137 (14.21%) ASP.NET MVC
10 132 (13.69%) HTML5
11 91 (9.44%) Web Services
12 85 (8.82%) .NET Framework
13 84 (8.71%) CSS3
14 80 (8.30%) Spring
15 77 (7.99%) Sass
16 75 (7.78%) Vue.js
17 72 (7.47%) Entity Framework
18 70 (7.26%) Twitter Bootstrap
19 69 (7.16%) ASP.NET Web API
20 61 (6.33%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 95 (9.85%) User Experience
2 89 (9.23%) Enterprise Software
3 82 (8.51%) Greenfield Project
4 55 (5.71%) Mobile App
5 39 (4.05%) Analytical Skills
6 19 (1.97%) NHS
7 12 (1.24%) Self-Motivation
8 11 (1.14%) Data Structures
9 10 (1.04%) Social Media
10 8 (0.83%) Fintech
10 8 (0.83%) RIA
11 6 (0.62%) Management Information System
12 4 (0.41%) CCTV
12 4 (0.41%) Digital Media
13 3 (0.31%) Cloud Native
13 3 (0.31%) N-Tier
14 2 (0.21%) Algorithms
14 2 (0.21%) Blog
14 2 (0.21%) Linux Command Line
14 2 (0.21%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 50 (5.19%) Linux
2 39 (4.05%) Apple iOS
3 24 (2.49%) Android
4 16 (1.66%) Windows
5 11 (1.14%) Unix
6 7 (0.73%) Windows 10
7 4 (0.41%) Ubuntu
8 3 (0.31%) Mac OS
8 3 (0.31%) Solaris
9 2 (0.21%) Windows Server
10 1 (0.10%) Windows Server 2008
10 1 (0.10%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 376 (39.00%) Agile Software Development
2 282 (29.25%) MVC
3 271 (28.11%) TDD
4 191 (19.81%) Software Engineering
5 175 (18.15%) BDD
6 131 (13.59%) Continuous Integration
7 103 (10.68%) Mentoring
8 100 (10.37%) Front End Development
8 100 (10.37%) Pair Programming
9 94 (9.75%) Test Automation
10 93 (9.65%) OO
11 84 (8.71%) Microservices
12 83 (8.61%) DevOps
13 78 (8.09%) Scrum
14 73 (7.57%) Web Development
15 69 (7.16%) E-Commerce
16 63 (6.54%) Kanban
17 62 (6.43%) Problem-Solving
18 57 (5.91%) Business Intelligence
18 57 (5.91%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 539 (55.91%) JavaScript
2 434 (45.02%) C#
3 324 (33.61%) SQL
4 228 (23.65%) Java
5 110 (11.41%) PHP
6 102 (10.58%) Python
7 56 (5.81%) T-SQL
8 55 (5.71%) C++
9 51 (5.29%) TypeScript
10 41 (4.25%) Scala
11 39 (4.05%) Ruby
12 30 (3.11%) Apple Swift
13 28 (2.90%) C
13 28 (2.90%) VB.NET
14 27 (2.80%) ES6
15 19 (1.97%) Kotlin
16 16 (1.66%) Objective-C
17 15 (1.56%) PHP 5
18 14 (1.45%) Java 8
18 14 (1.45%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 26 (2.70%) Degree
2 7 (0.73%) Computer Science Degree
3 6 (0.62%) Microsoft Certification
4 3 (0.31%) Security Cleared
5 2 (0.21%) AWS Certification
5 2 (0.21%) SC Cleared
6 1 (0.10%) MCP
6 1 (0.10%) MCSE
6 1 (0.10%) Numerate Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (1.76%) GDPR
2 13 (1.35%) QA
3 11 (1.14%) Data Quality
4 4 (0.41%) SLA
5 3 (0.31%) HL7
6 1 (0.10%) Dublin Core
System Software
1 75 (7.78%) Docker
2 7 (0.73%) Active Directory
3 1 (0.10%) Firmware
3 1 (0.10%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 39 (4.05%) Kubernetes
2 29 (3.01%) Ansible
3 11 (1.14%) Terraform
4 7 (0.73%) Microsoft Intune
5 4 (0.41%) Opscode Chef
6 3 (0.31%) Oracle RMAN
7 2 (0.21%) Capistrano
8 1 (0.10%) TeamSite
Vendors
1 209 (21.68%) Microsoft
2 62 (6.43%) Google
3 34 (3.53%) Sitecore
4 26 (2.70%) Zend
5 25 (2.59%) Oracle
5 25 (2.59%) Xamarin
6 16 (1.66%) Salesforce.com
6 16 (1.66%) Splunk
7 15 (1.56%) AppDynamics
7 15 (1.56%) Tableau
8 11 (1.14%) Adobe
9 7 (0.73%) ServiceNow
9 7 (0.73%) Software AG
9 7 (0.73%) webMethods
10 6 (0.62%) SAP
11 5 (0.52%) PayPal
12 4 (0.41%) Apteco
13 3 (0.31%) Cognos
13 3 (0.31%) Perforce
13 3 (0.31%) WooCommerce