Period
to 22 May 2018

The median annual salary for a Developer was £45,000 in advertised job vacancies in Leeds during the 6 months to 22 May 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
22 May 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 2 2 2
Rank change year-on-year 0 0 0
Permanent jobs requiring a Developer 1,384 1,440 1,778
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Leeds 29.31% 28.57% 27.76%
As % of the Job Titles category 30.13% 29.33% 28.66%
Number of salaries quoted 1,264 1,295 1,608
Leeds median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% -
10th Percentile £31,250 £29,750 £27,500
90th Percentile £57,500 £57,500 £56,325
West Yorkshire median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +6.25% - +3.90%

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 4,594 4,909 6,203
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 97.29% 97.38% 96.83%
Number of salaries quoted 3,885 4,239 5,099
Leeds median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% -
10th Percentile £28,000 £26,250 £26,750
90th Percentile £63,750 £61,250 £61,250
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 22 May 2018.

Salary histogram for Developer in Leeds

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

For the 6 months to 22 May 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.

1 662 (47.83%) Agile Software Development
2 660 (47.69%) JavaScript
3 599 (43.28%) C#
4 514 (37.14%) .NET
5 504 (36.42%) CSS
6 501 (36.20%) HTML
7 461 (33.31%) Java
8 441 (31.86%) SQL
8 441 (31.86%) MVC
9 381 (27.53%) TDD
10 315 (22.76%) SQL Server
11 308 (22.25%) ASP.NET
12 299 (21.60%) AngularJS
13 287 (20.74%) PHP
14 253 (18.28%) jQuery
15 232 (16.76%) ASP.NET MVC
16 227 (16.40%) OO
17 219 (15.82%) BDD
18 214 (15.46%) Microsoft
19 203 (14.67%) Git (software)
20 197 (14.23%) Finance
21 184 (13.29%) MySQL
22 178 (12.86%) Web Development
23 169 (12.21%) Node.js
24 166 (11.99%) Spring
25 155 (11.20%) Software Engineering
26 147 (10.62%) Python
27 142 (10.26%) React
28 137 (9.90%) HTML5
29 126 (9.10%) Retail

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 76 (5.49%) WordPress
2 56 (4.05%) CMS
3 45 (3.25%) Drupal
4 44 (3.18%) Apache
5 25 (1.81%) Tomcat
6 22 (1.59%) SharePoint
7 14 (1.01%) Elasticsearch
7 14 (1.01%) nginx
8 9 (0.65%) ExpressionEngine
8 9 (0.65%) IIS
8 9 (0.65%) Joomla!
9 8 (0.58%) Adobe Experience Manager
10 7 (0.51%) SharePoint 2013
11 5 (0.36%) Confluence
12 4 (0.29%) Apache Spark
13 3 (0.22%) BizTalk Server
13 3 (0.22%) Sitecore CMS
13 3 (0.22%) Umbraco
13 3 (0.22%) WebSphere
14 2 (0.14%) Orchard CMS
Applications
1 22 (1.59%) Microsoft Excel
2 14 (1.01%) Microsoft Office
3 9 (0.65%) Chatbot
4 5 (0.36%) Photoshop
5 4 (0.29%) Adobe Illustrator
6 3 (0.22%) InfoPath
7 2 (0.14%) Adobe Creative Suite
8 1 (0.072%) MS Visio
8 1 (0.072%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 22 (1.59%) Magento
2 21 (1.52%) Dynamics CRM
3 8 (0.58%) Visualfiles
4 5 (0.36%) Shopify
5 2 (0.14%) CiviCRM
5 2 (0.14%) Salesforce.com CRM
6 1 (0.072%) SAP CO
6 1 (0.072%) SAP FI
6 1 (0.072%) SAP FI/CO
Cloud Services
1 72 (5.20%) Microsoft Azure
2 65 (4.70%) Amazon AWS
3 21 (1.52%) GitHub
4 13 (0.94%) Office 365
5 10 (0.72%) Dynamics 365
6 5 (0.36%) G Suite
6 5 (0.36%) Slack
7 4 (0.29%) Google Analytics
7 4 (0.29%) Google Cloud Platform
8 3 (0.22%) Cloud Computing
8 3 (0.22%) PaaS
9 2 (0.14%) CallidusCloud
9 2 (0.14%) Force.com
9 2 (0.14%) IaaS
9 2 (0.14%) npm
10 1 (0.072%) Boomi
10 1 (0.072%) SaaS
10 1 (0.072%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 14 (1.01%) Skype
2 8 (0.58%) Firewall
3 7 (0.51%) HTTP
3 7 (0.51%) Internet
4 6 (0.43%) MVNO
5 4 (0.29%) Intranet
6 2 (0.14%) AMQP
6 2 (0.14%) TCP/IP
7 1 (0.072%) DNS
7 1 (0.072%) PBX
7 1 (0.072%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 315 (22.76%) SQL Server
2 184 (13.29%) MySQL
3 121 (8.74%) NoSQL
4 101 (7.30%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 68 (4.91%) MongoDB
6 62 (4.48%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 54 (3.90%) Data Warehouse
8 47 (3.40%) SQL Server 2016
9 43 (3.11%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 23 (1.66%) Relational Database
11 22 (1.59%) PostgreSQL
12 20 (1.45%) Riak
12 20 (1.45%) SQL Server 2008
13 18 (1.30%) Apache Cassandra
13 18 (1.30%) SQL Server 2014
14 15 (1.08%) SQL Server 2012
15 14 (1.01%) Redis
16 13 (0.94%) QlikView
16 13 (0.94%) RavenDB
16 13 (0.94%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 203 (14.67%) Git (software)
2 90 (6.50%) Visual Studio
3 68 (4.91%) Selenium
4 62 (4.48%) Jenkins
5 60 (4.34%) Team Foundation Server
6 58 (4.19%) Subversion
7 56 (4.05%) Cucumber
8 53 (3.83%) Maven
9 49 (3.54%) JIRA
10 38 (2.75%) WebDriver
11 34 (2.46%) Grunt
12 31 (2.24%) SoapUI
13 26 (1.88%) Jasmine
14 25 (1.81%) JUnit
15 21 (1.52%) Atlassian Bamboo
16 20 (1.45%) Mockito
17 19 (1.37%) Mocha
17 19 (1.37%) SpecFlow
18 17 (1.23%) Appium
18 17 (1.23%) Mercurial
General
1 197 (14.23%) Finance
2 126 (9.10%) Retail
3 86 (6.21%) Advertising
4 71 (5.13%) Marketing
5 39 (2.82%) Telecoms
6 31 (2.24%) Legal
7 23 (1.66%) Automotive
8 17 (1.23%) Games
9 9 (0.65%) Financial Institution
10 5 (0.36%) Manufacturing
11 4 (0.29%) Law
11 4 (0.29%) Military
11 4 (0.29%) Publishing
12 3 (0.22%) Electronics
12 3 (0.22%) Multimedia
13 2 (0.14%) Pharmaceutical
14 1 (0.072%) Banking
14 1 (0.072%) Retail Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 514 (37.14%) .NET
2 504 (36.42%) CSS
3 501 (36.20%) HTML
4 308 (22.25%) ASP.NET
5 299 (21.60%) AngularJS
6 253 (18.28%) jQuery
7 232 (16.76%) ASP.NET MVC
8 169 (12.21%) Node.js
9 166 (11.99%) Spring
10 142 (10.26%) React
11 137 (9.90%) HTML5
12 120 (8.67%) Web Services
13 107 (7.73%) .NET Framework
14 92 (6.65%) RESTful
15 87 (6.29%) XML
16 84 (6.07%) REST
17 83 (6.00%) ASP.NET Web API
18 80 (5.78%) Entity Framework
19 72 (5.20%) CSS3
20 68 (4.91%) Laravel
Miscellaneous
1 126 (9.10%) Greenfield Project
2 79 (5.71%) User Experience
3 59 (4.26%) Enterprise Software
4 36 (2.60%) Analytical Skills
4 36 (2.60%) NHS
5 33 (2.38%) Computer Science
6 25 (1.81%) Self-Motivation
7 23 (1.66%) Mobile App
8 12 (0.87%) FMCG
9 8 (0.58%) Social Media
10 7 (0.51%) Algorithms
10 7 (0.51%) Device Driver
10 7 (0.51%) Management Information System
11 6 (0.43%) Graphic Design
11 6 (0.43%) N-Tier
12 5 (0.36%) Animation
12 5 (0.36%) Linux Command Line
12 5 (0.36%) Motion Graphics
12 5 (0.36%) Tandem
13 4 (0.29%) Data Structures
Operating Systems
1 54 (3.90%) Windows
2 53 (3.83%) Linux
3 52 (3.76%) Android
4 36 (2.60%) Apple iOS
5 11 (0.79%) Unix
6 9 (0.65%) Debian
6 9 (0.65%) Windows Mobile
7 3 (0.22%) CentOS
7 3 (0.22%) Windows Server
8 1 (0.072%) Windows Server 2008
8 1 (0.072%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 662 (47.83%) Agile Software Development
2 441 (31.86%) MVC
3 381 (27.53%) TDD
4 227 (16.40%) OO
5 219 (15.82%) BDD
6 178 (12.86%) Web Development
7 155 (11.20%) Software Engineering
8 122 (8.82%) Front End Development
9 121 (8.74%) SDLC
10 119 (8.60%) Test Automation
11 110 (7.95%) Scrum
12 104 (7.51%) Business Intelligence
13 100 (7.23%) Mentoring
14 96 (6.94%) Unit Testing
15 91 (6.58%) Problem-Solving
16 89 (6.43%) Continuous Integration
17 87 (6.29%) E-Commerce
18 85 (6.14%) OOP
19 62 (4.48%) ETL
20 60 (4.34%) Pair Programming
Programming Languages
1 660 (47.69%) JavaScript
2 599 (43.28%) C#
3 461 (33.31%) Java
4 441 (31.86%) SQL
5 287 (20.74%) PHP
6 147 (10.62%) Python
7 112 (8.09%) Ruby
8 95 (6.86%) T-SQL
9 59 (4.26%) Scala
10 48 (3.47%) Java 8
11 46 (3.32%) C++
12 40 (2.89%) VB.NET
13 34 (2.46%) C
14 21 (1.52%) Kotlin
14 21 (1.52%) PHP 5
15 20 (1.45%) Go
16 17 (1.23%) PL/SQL
17 16 (1.16%) Objective-C
17 16 (1.16%) PHP 7
18 14 (1.01%) VB
Qualifications
1 59 (4.26%) Degree
2 21 (1.52%) Computer Science Degree
3 18 (1.30%) Security Cleared
4 11 (0.79%) SC Cleared
5 4 (0.29%) AWS Certification
6 2 (0.14%) Microsoft Certification
6 2 (0.14%) Numerate Degree
7 1 (0.072%) CCNA
7 1 (0.072%) Cisco Certification
7 1 (0.072%) HND
7 1 (0.072%) MCSA
7 1 (0.072%) MCSD
7 1 (0.072%) MCSE
7 1 (0.072%) PMI Certification
7 1 (0.072%) PMP
7 1 (0.072%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 75 (5.42%) QA
2 2 (0.14%) Data Quality
3 1 (0.072%) GDPR
3 1 (0.072%) HL7
3 1 (0.072%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 64 (4.62%) Docker
2 3 (0.22%) Samba
3 2 (0.14%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 29 (2.10%) Kubernetes
2 28 (2.02%) Ansible
3 18 (1.30%) Opscode Chef
4 12 (0.87%) Puppet
4 12 (0.87%) SmoothWall
5 5 (0.36%) Grafana
6 3 (0.22%) Rancher
7 2 (0.14%) Docker Swarm
7 2 (0.14%) Terraform
8 1 (0.072%) Nagios
Vendors
1 214 (15.46%) Microsoft
2 85 (6.14%) Oracle
3 58 (4.19%) Google
4 50 (3.61%) Zend
5 49 (3.54%) Salesforce.com
6 32 (2.31%) Twitter
7 30 (2.17%) Tableau
8 17 (1.23%) Capita
9 13 (0.94%) Adobe
10 12 (0.87%) WooCommerce
11 9 (0.65%) Xamarin
12 8 (0.58%) SAP
12 8 (0.58%) Vertica
13 7 (0.51%) Alteryx
14 6 (0.43%) Facebook
15 5 (0.36%) Sitecore
15 5 (0.36%) Talend
15 5 (0.36%) webMethods
16 4 (0.29%) Apple
16 4 (0.29%) Perforce