Period
to 10 July 2020

The median annual salary for a Developer was £47,500 in advertised job vacancies in Leeds during the 6 months to 10 July 2020.

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 Jul 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 2 2 2
Rank change year-on-year 0 0 0
Permanent jobs requiring a Developer 568 936 1,395
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in Leeds 28.95% 29.89% 29.04%
As % of the Job Titles category 30.33% 30.68% 29.99%
Number of salaries quoted 596 926 1,409
Median annual salary £47,500 £42,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +11.76% -5.56% +8.43%
10th Percentile £32,500 £31,725 £31,250
90th Percentile £65,000 £57,500 £58,125
West Yorkshire median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year +5.88% - +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 1,873 3,051 4,652
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.46% 97.41% 96.86%
Number of salaries quoted 1,584 2,635 3,903
Median annual salary £50,000 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +11.11% - +3.45%
10th Percentile £28,500 £28,750 £27,500
90th Percentile £70,000 £65,000 £65,000
West Yorkshire median annual salary £47,500 £42,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +11.76% -5.56% +5.88%

Developer
Job Vacancy Trend in Leeds

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

Job vacancy trend for Developer in Leeds

Developer
Salary Trend in Leeds

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing Developer in Leeds.

Salary trend for Developer in Leeds

Developer
Salary Histogram in Leeds

Salary distribution for jobs citing Developer in Leeds over the 6 months to 10 July 2020.

Salary histogram for Developer in Leeds

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

For the 6 months to 10 July 2020, 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.

1 282 (49.65%) JavaScript
2 225 (39.61%) Agile Software Development
3 193 (33.98%) C#
4 164 (28.87%) .NET
5 152 (26.76%) HTML
6 141 (24.82%) Java
7 139 (24.47%) CSS
8 126 (22.18%) React
9 124 (21.83%) AWS
10 123 (21.65%) Azure
11 108 (19.01%) AngularJS
12 100 (17.61%) PHP
13 97 (17.08%) DevOps
14 95 (16.73%) TDD
15 91 (16.02%) MVC
16 84 (14.79%) Front End Development
17 80 (14.08%) Git (software)
18 79 (13.91%) Vue.js
19 77 (13.56%) .NET Core
20 76 (13.38%) Node.js
21 74 (13.03%) SQL
22 73 (12.85%) SQL Server
23 69 (12.15%) Software Engineering
24 66 (11.62%) Spring
25 64 (11.27%) Web Development
26 62 (10.92%) jQuery
26 62 (10.92%) Docker
27 60 (10.56%) Microservices
28 59 (10.39%) Python
28 59 (10.39%) Microsoft

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 (5.81%) CMS
2 27 (4.75%) WordPress
3 10 (1.76%) Jadu
4 8 (1.41%) nginx
5 6 (1.06%) Apache
5 6 (1.06%) Confluence
5 6 (1.06%) Umbraco
6 5 (0.88%) Elasticsearch
6 5 (0.88%) SAS
6 5 (0.88%) Tomcat
7 4 (0.70%) Drupal
8 2 (0.35%) Red Hat Fuse
9 1 (0.18%) EPiServer
9 1 (0.18%) JBoss
9 1 (0.18%) Oracle Workflow
9 1 (0.18%) SharePoint
9 1 (0.18%) Sitecore CMS
9 1 (0.18%) WebSphere
Applications
1 11 (1.94%) Microsoft Excel
2 5 (0.88%) Microsoft Office
2 5 (0.88%) Photoshop
3 3 (0.53%) Adobe Illustrator
3 3 (0.53%) Sketch
4 2 (0.35%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 2 (0.35%) Adobe XD
4 2 (0.35%) InDesign
5 1 (0.18%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 23 (4.05%) Magento
2 11 (1.94%) Dynamics AX
3 4 (0.70%) Dynamics CRM
4 3 (0.53%) Shopify
5 1 (0.18%) Payment Gateway
Cloud Services
1 124 (21.83%) AWS
2 123 (21.65%) Azure
3 30 (5.28%) Serverless
4 19 (3.35%) AWS Lambda
5 16 (2.82%) Power Platform
6 15 (2.64%) Dynamics 365
7 13 (2.29%) Amazon EC2
7 13 (2.29%) GCP
8 12 (2.11%) Amazon SQS
9 10 (1.76%) Amazon ECS
9 10 (1.76%) GitHub
10 8 (1.41%) Amazon S3
10 8 (1.41%) Slack
11 7 (1.23%) Firebase
12 6 (1.06%) AWS CloudFormation
12 6 (1.06%) AWS Fargate
12 6 (1.06%) PaaS
12 6 (1.06%) SaaS
13 5 (0.88%) AWS IoT
13 5 (0.88%) Cloudflare
Communications & Networking
1 6 (1.06%) Internet
2 5 (0.88%) RFID
3 1 (0.18%) Modbus
3 1 (0.18%) RS-485
3 1 (0.18%) Skype
3 1 (0.18%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 73 (12.85%) SQL Server
2 50 (8.80%) MySQL
3 23 (4.05%) NoSQL
4 17 (2.99%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 16 (2.82%) Power BI
6 13 (2.29%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 9 (1.58%) MongoDB
8 8 (1.41%) PostgreSQL
8 8 (1.41%) SQL Server 2016
9 7 (1.23%) Relational Database
10 6 (1.06%) Amazon RDS
11 5 (0.88%) Amazon DynamoDB
11 5 (0.88%) Redis
11 5 (0.88%) SQL Server 2008
11 5 (0.88%) SQL Server 2012
11 5 (0.88%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 4 (0.70%) Amazon Aurora
12 4 (0.70%) Data Warehouse
13 3 (0.53%) SAP Data Services
14 2 (0.35%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 80 (14.08%) Git (software)
2 23 (4.05%) Selenium
3 17 (2.99%) gulp
3 17 (2.99%) Visual Studio
4 16 (2.82%) Jenkins
5 14 (2.46%) webpack
6 12 (2.11%) Maven
7 11 (1.94%) Grunt
8 10 (1.76%) JIRA
9 9 (1.58%) Team Foundation Server
10 7 (1.23%) Bitbucket
10 7 (1.23%) Octopus Deploy
10 7 (1.23%) Subversion
11 6 (1.06%) JMeter
11 6 (1.06%) JUnit
11 6 (1.06%) PHPUnit
12 5 (0.88%) DbUnit
12 5 (0.88%) jMock
12 5 (0.88%) Mocha
12 5 (0.88%) Mockito
General
1 47 (8.27%) Finance
2 36 (6.34%) Marketing
3 18 (3.17%) Retail
4 15 (2.64%) Law
4 15 (2.64%) Public Sector
5 10 (1.76%) Banking
6 8 (1.41%) Games
7 4 (0.70%) Advertising
7 4 (0.70%) Automotive
8 3 (0.53%) Legal
9 2 (0.35%) Back Office
9 2 (0.35%) Financial Institution
9 2 (0.35%) Front Office
9 2 (0.35%) Local Government
9 2 (0.35%) Telecoms
10 1 (0.18%) Electronics
10 1 (0.18%) Manufacturing
10 1 (0.18%) Pharmaceutical
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 164 (28.87%) .NET
2 152 (26.76%) HTML
3 139 (24.47%) CSS
4 126 (22.18%) React
5 108 (19.01%) AngularJS
6 79 (13.91%) Vue.js
7 77 (13.56%) .NET Core
8 76 (13.38%) Node.js
9 66 (11.62%) Spring
10 62 (10.92%) jQuery
11 58 (10.21%) HTML5
12 53 (9.33%) Spring Boot
13 52 (9.15%) Laravel
14 49 (8.63%) .NET Framework
15 48 (8.45%) ASP.NET
16 37 (6.51%) Web Services
17 33 (5.81%) RESTful
18 31 (5.46%) Sass
19 24 (4.23%) CSS3
19 24 (4.23%) Symfony
Miscellaneous
1 37 (6.51%) User Experience
2 29 (5.11%) Greenfield Project
3 25 (4.40%) Analytical Skills
3 25 (4.40%) Mobile App
4 17 (2.99%) Client/Server
5 12 (2.11%) Self-Motivation
6 5 (0.88%) Cloud Native
6 5 (0.88%) Internet of Things
6 5 (0.88%) Linux Command Line
7 4 (0.70%) Algorithms
7 4 (0.70%) Data Structures
7 4 (0.70%) Enterprise Software
8 3 (0.53%) Animation
8 3 (0.53%) Management Information System
8 3 (0.53%) Over-the-Top Content
9 2 (0.35%) Data Centre
9 2 (0.35%) Virtual Team
10 1 (0.18%) Analytical Mindset
10 1 (0.18%) Cyber Defence
10 1 (0.18%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 15 (2.64%) Android
2 11 (1.94%) Windows
3 7 (1.23%) Apple iOS
4 6 (1.06%) Linux
4 6 (1.06%) Unix
5 3 (0.53%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 225 (39.61%) Agile Software Development
2 97 (17.08%) DevOps
3 95 (16.73%) TDD
4 91 (16.02%) MVC
5 84 (14.79%) Front End Development
6 69 (12.15%) Software Engineering
7 64 (11.27%) Web Development
8 60 (10.56%) Microservices
9 56 (9.86%) BDD
10 50 (8.80%) Scrum
11 43 (7.57%) Test Automation
12 42 (7.39%) Continuous Integration
12 42 (7.39%) OO
13 28 (4.93%) Problem-Solving
13 28 (4.93%) Workflow
14 26 (4.58%) Mentoring
15 23 (4.05%) E-Commerce
16 21 (3.70%) Business Intelligence
16 21 (3.70%) OOP
17 20 (3.52%) Open Source
Programming Languages
1 282 (49.65%) JavaScript
2 193 (33.98%) C#
3 141 (24.82%) Java
4 100 (17.61%) PHP
5 74 (13.03%) SQL
6 59 (10.39%) Python
7 31 (5.46%) TypeScript
8 28 (4.93%) Java 8
9 25 (4.40%) C++
10 22 (3.87%) Kotlin
11 21 (3.70%) Ruby
12 12 (2.11%) T-SQL
13 11 (1.94%) X++
14 10 (1.76%) ES6
14 10 (1.76%) Scala
15 8 (1.41%) Bash Shell
15 8 (1.41%) Go
15 8 (1.41%) VB
16 7 (1.23%) C
17 5 (0.88%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 31 (5.46%) Degree
2 16 (2.82%) Security Cleared
3 10 (1.76%) SC Cleared
4 5 (0.88%) Microsoft Certification
5 4 (0.70%) Computer Science Degree
6 3 (0.53%) AWS Certification
7 1 (0.18%) MCSD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (0.53%) QA
2 2 (0.35%) Data Quality
2 2 (0.35%) SLA
2 2 (0.35%) WCAG
System Software
1 62 (10.92%) Docker
2 2 (0.35%) Postfix
2 2 (0.35%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (0.35%) vSphere
3 1 (0.18%) Active Directory
3 1 (0.18%) NDS
3 1 (0.18%) NetIQ eDirectory
Systems Management
1 42 (7.39%) Kubernetes
2 32 (5.63%) Terraform
3 14 (2.46%) Puppet
4 9 (1.58%) Ansible
5 8 (1.41%) Opscode Chef
6 5 (0.88%) Grafana
7 2 (0.35%) Kibana
7 2 (0.35%) Prometheus
8 1 (0.18%) NetIQ Identity Manager
8 1 (0.18%) Oracle Identity Manager
8 1 (0.18%) Single Sign-On
8 1 (0.18%) Tivoli
8 1 (0.18%) Tivoli Identity Manager
Vendors
1 59 (10.39%) Microsoft
2 23 (4.05%) Google
3 15 (2.64%) Pega
3 15 (2.64%) Xamarin
4 13 (2.29%) Facebook
4 13 (2.29%) Oracle
4 13 (2.29%) Twitter
5 9 (1.58%) Adobe
6 8 (1.41%) Zend
7 6 (1.06%) Apple
7 6 (1.06%) Hitachi
8 5 (0.88%) Splunk
9 4 (0.70%) New Relic
10 3 (0.53%) SAP
11 2 (0.35%) BT
11 2 (0.35%) DevExpress
11 2 (0.35%) IBM
11 2 (0.35%) Salesforce.com
11 2 (0.35%) Sitecore
11 2 (0.35%) VMware