Period
to 21 October 2018

The median annual salary for a Developer was £42,500 in advertised job vacancies in Leeds during the 6 months to 21 October 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
21 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 2 3 2
Rank change year-on-year +1 -1 0
Permanent jobs requiring a Developer 1,105 1,173 1,466
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Leeds 28.59% 24.71% 26.83%
As % of the Job Titles category 29.57% 25.46% 27.35%
Number of salaries quoted 945 1,047 1,360
Leeds median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +6.25% -
10th Percentile £28,750 £28,000 £27,500
90th Percentile £60,000 £57,500 £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 3,737 4,608 5,360
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.69% 97.05% 98.10%
Number of salaries quoted 3,128 3,915 4,562
Leeds median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £41,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +8.43% -1.19%
10th Percentile £26,000 £26,250 £25,750
90th Percentile £65,000 £62,500 £62,500
West Yorkshire median annual salary £43,750 £42,500 £40,500
% change year-on-year +2.94% +4.94% +1.25%

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 21 October 2018.

Salary histogram for Developer in Leeds

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

For the 6 months to 21 October 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.

1 532 (48.14%) C#
2 519 (46.97%) Agile Software Development
3 497 (44.98%) JavaScript
4 406 (36.74%) .NET
5 372 (33.67%) Java
6 350 (31.67%) SQL
7 322 (29.14%) HTML
8 318 (28.78%) MVC
9 314 (28.42%) CSS
10 306 (27.69%) TDD
11 230 (20.81%) SQL Server
12 224 (20.27%) Microsoft
13 218 (19.73%) ASP.NET
14 184 (16.65%) AngularJS
15 172 (15.57%) Git (software)
16 169 (15.29%) jQuery
17 168 (15.20%) Software Engineering
18 164 (14.84%) BDD
19 154 (13.94%) Test Automation
20 150 (13.57%) ASP.NET MVC
20 150 (13.57%) PHP
20 150 (13.57%) React
21 143 (12.94%) Amazon AWS
22 138 (12.49%) Finance
23 135 (12.22%) Web Services
23 135 (12.22%) Microsoft Azure
24 122 (11.04%) Continuous Integration
24 122 (11.04%) OO
24 122 (11.04%) Spring
25 121 (10.95%) Python

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 42 (3.80%) CMS
2 36 (3.26%) Elasticsearch
3 32 (2.90%) WordPress
4 30 (2.71%) nginx
5 29 (2.62%) IIS
6 25 (2.26%) SharePoint
7 21 (1.90%) Apache
7 21 (1.90%) Tomcat
8 16 (1.45%) Confluence
9 12 (1.09%) Apache Spark
10 11 (1.00%) BizTalk Server
10 11 (1.00%) Drupal
11 7 (0.63%) Adobe Experience Manager
11 7 (0.63%) Umbraco
12 4 (0.36%) SAS
12 4 (0.36%) Sitecore CMS
13 3 (0.27%) EPiServer
14 2 (0.18%) SharePoint 2013
15 1 (0.090%) Apache Pig
15 1 (0.090%) Oracle Service Bus
Applications
1 28 (2.53%) Photoshop
2 21 (1.90%) Microsoft Excel
3 12 (1.09%) Microsoft Office
4 11 (1.00%) GIMP
5 4 (0.36%) Acrobat
5 4 (0.36%) Adobe Illustrator
6 2 (0.18%) Adobe Creative Suite
6 2 (0.18%) InfoPath
6 2 (0.18%) Spreadsheet
7 1 (0.090%) Chatbot
7 1 (0.090%) InVision
7 1 (0.090%) UXPin
Business Applications
1 16 (1.45%) Magento
2 10 (0.90%) Dynamics CRM
3 3 (0.27%) SAP Business One
3 3 (0.27%) Visualfiles
4 2 (0.18%) Infor LN
4 2 (0.18%) NetSuite
4 2 (0.18%) Payment Gateway
4 2 (0.18%) Shopify
5 1 (0.090%) Cognos Business Intelligence
5 1 (0.090%) Dynamics AX
5 1 (0.090%) SAP CO
5 1 (0.090%) SAP FI
5 1 (0.090%) SAP FI/CO
5 1 (0.090%) SAP HR
5 1 (0.090%) SAP Payroll
Cloud Services
1 143 (12.94%) Amazon AWS
2 135 (12.22%) Microsoft Azure
3 24 (2.17%) Google Cloud Platform
4 21 (1.90%) Office 365
5 17 (1.54%) GitHub
6 15 (1.36%) Sage Pay
7 12 (1.09%) npm
8 11 (1.00%) Slack
9 10 (0.90%) G Suite
9 10 (0.90%) Serverless
10 9 (0.81%) Google Analytics
11 7 (0.63%) AdWords
11 7 (0.63%) AWS Lambda
12 6 (0.54%) Cloud Computing
12 6 (0.54%) Dynamics 365
13 5 (0.45%) Force.com
14 4 (0.36%) Fastly
15 3 (0.27%) Amazon Kinesis
16 2 (0.18%) Basecamp
16 2 (0.18%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 21 (1.90%) HTTP
2 11 (1.00%) Internet
2 11 (1.00%) SMS
3 5 (0.45%) Intranet
4 2 (0.18%) AMQP
5 1 (0.090%) TCP/IP
5 1 (0.090%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 230 (20.81%) SQL Server
2 81 (7.33%) MySQL
3 73 (6.61%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 72 (6.52%) NoSQL
5 66 (5.97%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 52 (4.71%) MongoDB
7 38 (3.44%) PostgreSQL
8 34 (3.08%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 29 (2.62%) Riak
10 28 (2.53%) Redis
11 25 (2.26%) Power BI
11 25 (2.26%) SQL Server 2012
12 24 (2.17%) SQL Server 2014
13 23 (2.08%) Apache Cassandra
14 22 (1.99%) Data Warehouse
15 21 (1.90%) Relational Database
16 18 (1.63%) SQL Server 2016
17 17 (1.54%) Big Data
18 16 (1.45%) QlikView
19 14 (1.27%) Couchbase
Development Applications
1 172 (15.57%) Git (software)
2 118 (10.68%) Jenkins
3 85 (7.69%) Selenium
3 85 (7.69%) Subversion
4 70 (6.33%) JIRA
5 54 (4.89%) Visual Studio
6 52 (4.71%) Mercurial
7 49 (4.43%) Cucumber
8 48 (4.34%) Team Foundation Server
9 39 (3.53%) WebDriver
10 38 (3.44%) gulp
11 34 (3.08%) Maven
12 32 (2.90%) SoapUI
13 26 (2.35%) Jasmine
14 25 (2.26%) Grunt
15 24 (2.17%) NUnit
16 23 (2.08%) JMeter
17 21 (1.90%) Octopus Deploy
18 17 (1.54%) Visual Studio Team System
19 14 (1.27%) Atlassian Bamboo
General
1 138 (12.49%) Finance
2 63 (5.70%) Retail
3 47 (4.25%) Marketing
4 26 (2.35%) Advertising
5 13 (1.18%) Games
6 12 (1.09%) Banking
7 9 (0.81%) Automotive
8 8 (0.72%) Law
9 6 (0.54%) Legal
9 6 (0.54%) Pharmaceutical
10 4 (0.36%) Manufacturing
10 4 (0.36%) Telecoms
11 3 (0.27%) Multimedia
12 1 (0.090%) Back Office
12 1 (0.090%) Digital Economy
12 1 (0.090%) Financial Institution
12 1 (0.090%) Military
12 1 (0.090%) Retail Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 406 (36.74%) .NET
2 322 (29.14%) HTML
3 314 (28.42%) CSS
4 218 (19.73%) ASP.NET
5 184 (16.65%) AngularJS
6 169 (15.29%) jQuery
7 150 (13.57%) ASP.NET MVC
7 150 (13.57%) React
8 135 (12.22%) Web Services
9 122 (11.04%) Spring
10 111 (10.05%) Node.js
11 109 (9.86%) HTML5
12 98 (8.87%) .NET Framework
13 74 (6.70%) Spring Boot
14 73 (6.61%) CSS3
15 70 (6.33%) Entity Framework
16 63 (5.70%) REST
17 58 (5.25%) Twitter Bootstrap
18 56 (5.07%) RESTful
19 55 (4.98%) Sass
Miscellaneous
1 121 (10.95%) Greenfield Project
2 92 (8.33%) User Experience
3 69 (6.24%) Enterprise Software
4 51 (4.62%) Analytical Skills
4 51 (4.62%) Mobile App
5 32 (2.90%) Computer Science
6 25 (2.26%) Self-Motivation
7 14 (1.27%) Social Media
8 10 (0.90%) W3C
9 8 (0.72%) NHS
10 7 (0.63%) Fintech
11 6 (0.54%) Management Information System
11 6 (0.54%) N-Tier
12 5 (0.45%) Data Structures
13 4 (0.36%) Algorithms
13 4 (0.36%) Client/Server
13 4 (0.36%) PKI
14 3 (0.27%) Tandem
15 2 (0.18%) Cyberthreat
15 2 (0.18%) Hedge funds
Operating Systems
1 66 (5.97%) Android
2 45 (4.07%) Apple iOS
3 41 (3.71%) Windows
4 36 (3.26%) Linux
5 15 (1.36%) Unix
6 5 (0.45%) Windows 10
7 2 (0.18%) Windows Mobile
7 2 (0.18%) Windows Server 2012
8 1 (0.090%) Windows 7
8 1 (0.090%) Windows Server
8 1 (0.090%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 519 (46.97%) Agile Software Development
2 318 (28.78%) MVC
3 306 (27.69%) TDD
4 168 (15.20%) Software Engineering
5 164 (14.84%) BDD
6 154 (13.94%) Test Automation
7 122 (11.04%) Continuous Integration
7 122 (11.04%) OO
8 108 (9.77%) Front End Development
9 97 (8.78%) Unit Testing
10 95 (8.60%) Web Development
11 94 (8.51%) DevOps
11 94 (8.51%) Mentoring
12 81 (7.33%) E-Commerce
13 79 (7.15%) Scrum
14 73 (6.61%) Pair Programming
15 71 (6.43%) Mobile Development
16 62 (5.61%) Business Intelligence
16 62 (5.61%) Problem-Solving
17 61 (5.52%) OOP
Programming Languages
1 532 (48.14%) C#
2 497 (44.98%) JavaScript
3 372 (33.67%) Java
4 350 (31.67%) SQL
5 150 (13.57%) PHP
6 121 (10.95%) Python
7 59 (5.34%) Ruby
8 53 (4.80%) T-SQL
9 51 (4.62%) C++
10 49 (4.43%) Scala
11 34 (3.08%) Java 8
12 26 (2.35%) Go
12 26 (2.35%) VB.NET
13 25 (2.26%) Kotlin
13 25 (2.26%) Objective-C
13 25 (2.26%) VB
14 24 (2.17%) TypeScript
15 23 (2.08%) Apple Swift
15 23 (2.08%) C
16 19 (1.72%) ES6
Qualifications
1 65 (5.88%) Degree
2 35 (3.17%) Security Cleared
3 19 (1.72%) Computer Science Degree
4 10 (0.90%) SC Cleared
5 8 (0.72%) MCSD
5 8 (0.72%) Microsoft Certification
6 5 (0.45%) AWS Certification
7 3 (0.27%) Sun Certification
8 2 (0.18%) MCP
9 1 (0.090%) CISMP
9 1 (0.090%) CISSP
9 1 (0.090%) TOGAF Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 75 (6.79%) QA
2 8 (0.72%) Data Quality
3 3 (0.27%) GDPR
4 2 (0.18%) PCI DSS
4 2 (0.18%) WAI
4 2 (0.18%) WCAG
5 1 (0.090%) PMO
5 1 (0.090%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 1 (0.090%) SLA
System Software
1 60 (5.43%) Docker
2 6 (0.54%) Active Directory
3 3 (0.27%) OpenDJ
3 3 (0.27%) OpenIDM
4 1 (0.090%) HDFS
4 1 (0.090%) LXC
4 1 (0.090%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 34 (3.08%) Ansible
2 28 (2.53%) Kubernetes
3 26 (2.35%) Terraform
4 18 (1.63%) Puppet
5 17 (1.54%) Opscode Chef
6 5 (0.45%) Microsoft Intune
7 3 (0.27%) Rancher
8 2 (0.18%) Docker Swarm
8 2 (0.18%) Grafana
9 1 (0.090%) cPanel
9 1 (0.090%) Kibana
9 1 (0.090%) linkerd
9 1 (0.090%) Oozie
9 1 (0.090%) Oracle Identity Manager
Vendors
1 224 (20.27%) Microsoft
2 91 (8.24%) Xamarin
3 72 (6.52%) Google
4 57 (5.16%) Oracle
5 43 (3.89%) Salesforce.com
6 27 (2.44%) Tableau
6 27 (2.44%) Twitter
7 24 (2.17%) Sitecore
8 15 (1.36%) SAP
9 14 (1.27%) Adobe
9 14 (1.27%) Zend
10 13 (1.18%) Telerik
11 12 (1.09%) ServiceNow
12 10 (0.90%) MuleSoft
13 9 (0.81%) Alteryx
14 8 (0.72%) Cognos
14 8 (0.72%) webMethods
15 7 (0.63%) Informatica
15 7 (0.63%) Sybase
16 5 (0.45%) Software AG