Period
to 19 August 2018

The median annual salary for a Developer was £45,000 in advertised job vacancies in Leeds during the 6 months to 19 August 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 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 2 2 2
Rank change year-on-year 0 0 0
Permanent jobs requiring a Developer 1,256 1,310 1,533
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Leeds 28.17% 26.38% 26.58%
As % of the Job Titles category 29.13% 27.18% 27.18%
Number of salaries quoted 1,107 1,170 1,398
Leeds median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% -
10th Percentile £29,270 £28,250 £27,500
90th Percentile £60,000 £58,750 £56,250
West Yorkshire median annual salary £44,000 £40,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +8.64% +1.25% -

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 4,311 4,819 5,641
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.70% 97.06% 97.80%
Number of salaries quoted 3,620 4,077 4,672
Leeds median annual salary £45,000 £44,512 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +1.10% +11.28% -2.44%
10th Percentile £26,250 £26,250 £26,000
90th Percentile £65,000 £62,500 £62,500
West Yorkshire median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +5.88% +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 19 August 2018.

Salary histogram for Developer in Leeds

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

For the 6 months to 19 August 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.

1 617 (49.12%) Agile Software Development
2 608 (48.41%) C#
3 568 (45.22%) JavaScript
4 476 (37.90%) .NET
5 442 (35.19%) Java
6 386 (30.73%) MVC
7 373 (29.70%) SQL
8 372 (29.62%) HTML
9 368 (29.30%) CSS
10 346 (27.55%) TDD
11 277 (22.05%) ASP.NET
12 269 (21.42%) SQL Server
13 240 (19.11%) AngularJS
14 226 (17.99%) Microsoft
15 208 (16.56%) jQuery
16 203 (16.16%) Finance
17 200 (15.92%) PHP
17 200 (15.92%) ASP.NET MVC
18 190 (15.13%) Git (software)
19 189 (15.05%) BDD
20 156 (12.42%) Spring
21 155 (12.34%) OO
22 153 (12.18%) Web Services
23 151 (12.02%) React
24 149 (11.86%) Software Engineering
25 144 (11.46%) Python
26 140 (11.15%) Test Automation
27 138 (10.99%) Amazon AWS
28 131 (10.43%) Node.js
29 125 (9.95%) Greenfield Project

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 52 (4.14%) CMS
2 39 (3.11%) WordPress
3 38 (3.03%) Drupal
4 27 (2.15%) Tomcat
5 24 (1.91%) IIS
6 23 (1.83%) Apache
7 19 (1.51%) Elasticsearch
8 18 (1.43%) SharePoint
9 15 (1.19%) nginx
10 10 (0.80%) Confluence
11 9 (0.72%) BizTalk Server
11 9 (0.72%) Umbraco
12 8 (0.64%) Adobe Experience Manager
13 5 (0.40%) Apache Spark
13 5 (0.40%) Joomla!
13 5 (0.40%) Sitecore CMS
14 3 (0.24%) EPiServer
14 3 (0.24%) NServiceBus
14 3 (0.24%) SharePoint 2013
14 3 (0.24%) WebSphere
Applications
1 25 (1.99%) Microsoft Excel
2 17 (1.35%) Photoshop
3 13 (1.04%) Microsoft Office
4 6 (0.48%) GIMP
5 4 (0.32%) Adobe Illustrator
6 3 (0.24%) Acrobat
6 3 (0.24%) InfoPath
7 2 (0.16%) Adobe Creative Suite
Business Applications
1 18 (1.43%) Dynamics CRM
2 14 (1.11%) Magento
3 8 (0.64%) Visualfiles
4 3 (0.24%) SAP Business One
5 2 (0.16%) Infor LN
5 2 (0.16%) NetSuite
6 1 (0.080%) Dynamics AX
6 1 (0.080%) Payment Gateway
6 1 (0.080%) SAP CO
6 1 (0.080%) SAP FI
6 1 (0.080%) SAP FI/CO
6 1 (0.080%) SAP HR
6 1 (0.080%) SAP Payroll
6 1 (0.080%) Shopify
Cloud Services
1 138 (10.99%) Amazon AWS
2 112 (8.92%) Microsoft Azure
3 24 (1.91%) GitHub
4 16 (1.27%) Office 365
5 15 (1.19%) Google Cloud Platform
6 10 (0.80%) Dynamics 365
6 10 (0.80%) G Suite
6 10 (0.80%) Slack
7 8 (0.64%) npm
7 8 (0.64%) Sage Pay
8 7 (0.56%) Cloud Computing
9 6 (0.48%) Serverless
10 4 (0.32%) AWS Lambda
11 3 (0.24%) PaaS
12 2 (0.16%) Amazon EC2
12 2 (0.16%) Basecamp
12 2 (0.16%) CallidusCloud
12 2 (0.16%) Fastly
13 1 (0.080%) Boomi
13 1 (0.080%) Firebase
Communications & Networking
1 15 (1.19%) HTTP
2 14 (1.11%) Internet
3 8 (0.64%) Skype
4 6 (0.48%) Intranet
4 6 (0.48%) MVNO
5 3 (0.24%) AMQP
5 3 (0.24%) SMS
6 2 (0.16%) TCP/IP
7 1 (0.080%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 269 (21.42%) SQL Server
2 109 (8.68%) MySQL
3 97 (7.72%) NoSQL
4 76 (6.05%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 61 (4.86%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 52 (4.14%) MongoDB
7 35 (2.79%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 29 (2.31%) Data Warehouse
9 28 (2.23%) SQL Server 2016
10 27 (2.15%) Riak
11 25 (1.99%) PostgreSQL
11 25 (1.99%) SQL Server 2012
12 24 (1.91%) Relational Database
13 22 (1.75%) Power BI
14 19 (1.51%) Big Data
15 18 (1.43%) Redis
16 16 (1.27%) Apache Cassandra
17 15 (1.19%) QlikView
17 15 (1.19%) SQL Server 2014
18 9 (0.72%) Couchbase
Development Applications
1 190 (15.13%) Git (software)
2 88 (7.01%) Jenkins
3 86 (6.85%) Selenium
4 68 (5.41%) JIRA
4 68 (5.41%) Subversion
4 68 (5.41%) Visual Studio
5 56 (4.46%) Cucumber
6 54 (4.30%) Team Foundation Server
7 51 (4.06%) Maven
8 46 (3.66%) WebDriver
9 34 (2.71%) SoapUI
10 33 (2.63%) Jasmine
11 32 (2.55%) Mercurial
12 30 (2.39%) Grunt
13 27 (2.15%) gulp
14 23 (1.83%) JMeter
15 17 (1.35%) Octopus Deploy
15 17 (1.35%) PHPUnit
15 17 (1.35%) Visual Studio Team System
16 15 (1.19%) SpecFlow
General
1 203 (16.16%) Finance
2 114 (9.08%) Retail
3 70 (5.57%) Marketing
4 36 (2.87%) Advertising
5 17 (1.35%) Legal
5 17 (1.35%) Telecoms
6 11 (0.88%) Automotive
6 11 (0.88%) Games
7 8 (0.64%) Law
8 6 (0.48%) Financial Institution
8 6 (0.48%) Multimedia
8 6 (0.48%) Pharmaceutical
9 4 (0.32%) Manufacturing
9 4 (0.32%) Military
9 4 (0.32%) Publishing
10 2 (0.16%) Banking
11 1 (0.080%) Digital Economy
11 1 (0.080%) Electronics
11 1 (0.080%) Retail Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 476 (37.90%) .NET
2 372 (29.62%) HTML
3 368 (29.30%) CSS
4 277 (22.05%) ASP.NET
5 240 (19.11%) AngularJS
6 208 (16.56%) jQuery
7 200 (15.92%) ASP.NET MVC
8 156 (12.42%) Spring
9 153 (12.18%) Web Services
10 151 (12.02%) React
11 131 (10.43%) Node.js
12 102 (8.12%) HTML5
13 100 (7.96%) .NET Framework
14 85 (6.77%) RESTful
15 75 (5.97%) ASP.NET Web API
16 73 (5.81%) Entity Framework
17 71 (5.65%) REST
18 68 (5.41%) Spring Boot
19 61 (4.86%) XML
20 55 (4.38%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 125 (9.95%) Greenfield Project
2 83 (6.61%) User Experience
3 67 (5.33%) Enterprise Software
4 52 (4.14%) Analytical Skills
5 43 (3.42%) Computer Science
6 41 (3.26%) Mobile App
7 27 (2.15%) Self-Motivation
8 25 (1.99%) NHS
9 9 (0.72%) Social Media
10 8 (0.64%) Algorithms
11 7 (0.56%) W3C
12 6 (0.48%) Data Structures
12 6 (0.48%) Management Information System
12 6 (0.48%) N-Tier
13 4 (0.32%) PKI
13 4 (0.32%) RIA
14 3 (0.24%) Client/Server
14 3 (0.24%) Internet of Things
14 3 (0.24%) Linux Command Line
14 3 (0.24%) Tandem
Operating Systems
1 67 (5.33%) Android
2 46 (3.66%) Windows
3 45 (3.58%) Apple iOS
4 23 (1.83%) Linux
5 13 (1.04%) Unix
6 8 (0.64%) Windows Mobile
7 2 (0.16%) Windows Server
7 2 (0.16%) Windows Server 2012
8 1 (0.080%) Windows 7
8 1 (0.080%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 617 (49.12%) Agile Software Development
2 386 (30.73%) MVC
3 346 (27.55%) TDD
4 189 (15.05%) BDD
5 155 (12.34%) OO
6 149 (11.86%) Software Engineering
7 140 (11.15%) Test Automation
8 118 (9.39%) Web Development
9 105 (8.36%) DevOps
10 104 (8.28%) Scrum
11 99 (7.88%) Front End Development
12 97 (7.72%) Mentoring
13 96 (7.64%) Unit Testing
14 95 (7.56%) Continuous Integration
15 88 (7.01%) Problem-Solving
16 80 (6.37%) E-Commerce
17 77 (6.13%) SDLC
18 69 (5.49%) Pair Programming
19 66 (5.25%) Business Intelligence
20 65 (5.18%) OOP
Programming Languages
1 608 (48.41%) C#
2 568 (45.22%) JavaScript
3 442 (35.19%) Java
4 373 (29.70%) SQL
5 200 (15.92%) PHP
6 144 (11.46%) Python
7 73 (5.81%) Ruby
8 60 (4.78%) T-SQL
9 59 (4.70%) Scala
10 42 (3.34%) Java 8
11 35 (2.79%) C++
12 34 (2.71%) VB.NET
13 24 (1.91%) Go
14 22 (1.75%) Kotlin
15 21 (1.67%) Objective-C
15 21 (1.67%) VB
16 20 (1.59%) C
17 18 (1.43%) VBA
18 15 (1.19%) Apple Swift
19 14 (1.11%) VB6
Qualifications
1 76 (6.05%) Degree
2 29 (2.31%) Computer Science Degree
2 29 (2.31%) Security Cleared
3 9 (0.72%) MCSD
3 9 (0.72%) Microsoft Certification
4 6 (0.48%) AWS Certification
5 4 (0.32%) Sun Certification
6 2 (0.16%) MCP
6 2 (0.16%) Numerate Degree
7 1 (0.080%) MCSA
7 1 (0.080%) MCSE
7 1 (0.080%) TOGAF Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 88 (7.01%) QA
2 3 (0.24%) Data Quality
2 3 (0.24%) GDPR
3 2 (0.16%) PCI DSS
4 1 (0.080%) PMO
System Software
1 72 (5.73%) Docker
2 3 (0.24%) OpenDJ
2 3 (0.24%) OpenIDM
3 2 (0.16%) Active Directory
4 1 (0.080%) HDFS
4 1 (0.080%) LXC
4 1 (0.080%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 30 (2.39%) Kubernetes
2 23 (1.83%) Ansible
3 19 (1.51%) Opscode Chef
3 19 (1.51%) Terraform
4 10 (0.80%) Puppet
5 6 (0.48%) Grafana
6 5 (0.40%) SmoothWall
7 4 (0.32%) Rancher
8 1 (0.080%) cPanel
8 1 (0.080%) Docker Swarm
8 1 (0.080%) Kibana
8 1 (0.080%) linkerd
8 1 (0.080%) Nagios
8 1 (0.080%) Oozie
Vendors
1 226 (17.99%) Microsoft
2 72 (5.73%) Oracle
3 70 (5.57%) Google
4 67 (5.33%) Xamarin
5 51 (4.06%) Salesforce.com
6 37 (2.95%) Twitter
7 32 (2.55%) Tableau
8 19 (1.51%) SAP
9 17 (1.35%) Capita
10 16 (1.27%) Adobe
11 14 (1.11%) Zend
12 11 (0.88%) Sitecore
13 10 (0.80%) MuleSoft
14 9 (0.72%) Alteryx
15 8 (0.64%) Telerik
16 6 (0.48%) Cognos
16 6 (0.48%) Informatica
16 6 (0.48%) ServiceNow
17 5 (0.40%) Sybase
17 5 (0.40%) Vertica