Period
to 19 July 2019

The median annual salary for a Senior Developer was £50,000 in advertised job vacancies in Leeds during the 6 months to 19 July 2019.

The first table below provides salary benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to same period in the previous 2 years.

Senior Developer
6 months to
19 Jul 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 43 37 54
Rank change year-on-year -6 +17 -6
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Developer 170 286 245
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Leeds 5.47% 6.03% 4.79%
As % of the Job Titles category 5.62% 6.23% 4.94%
Number of salaries quoted 163 267 230
Leeds median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,750
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% -0.52% +6.11%
10th Percentile £38,750 £38,750 £33,750
90th Percentile £58,750 £57,500 £65,125
West Yorkshire median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% -

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 3,023 4,592 4,964
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 97.30% 96.86% 97.07%
Number of salaries quoted 2,606 3,852 4,242
Leeds median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £44,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +2.27% +10.00%
10th Percentile £28,750 £27,500 £26,250
90th Percentile £65,000 £65,000 £62,500
West Yorkshire median annual salary £42,500 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year -5.56% +5.88% +6.25%

Senior Developer
Job Vacancy Trend in Leeds

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

Job vacancy trend for Senior Developer in Leeds

Senior Developer
Salary Trend in Leeds

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Senior Developer in Leeds.

Salary trend for Senior Developer in Leeds

Senior Developer
Salary Histogram in Leeds

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Senior Developer in Leeds over the 6 months to 19 July 2019.

Salary histogram for Senior Developer in Leeds

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

For the 6 months to 19 July 2019, Senior 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 Senior Developer in the job title.

1 100 (58.82%) C#
2 79 (46.47%) JavaScript
3 75 (44.12%) .NET
4 72 (42.35%) Agile Software Development
5 65 (38.24%) MVC
6 64 (37.65%) SQL
7 63 (37.06%) SQL Server
8 59 (34.71%) Microsoft Azure
9 52 (30.59%) Microsoft
10 48 (28.24%) Amazon AWS
11 44 (25.88%) Java
12 35 (20.59%) Mentoring
12 35 (20.59%) HTML
13 34 (20.00%) CSS
13 34 (20.00%) REST
14 32 (18.82%) AngularJS
14 32 (18.82%) Git (software)
15 30 (17.65%) ASP.NET
16 29 (17.06%) Kanban
16 29 (17.06%) Jenkins
17 28 (16.47%) jQuery
18 27 (15.88%) .NET Framework
18 27 (15.88%) Test Automation
18 27 (15.88%) TDD
18 27 (15.88%) Software Engineering
18 27 (15.88%) Mobile Development
19 26 (15.29%) SQL Server Integration Services
20 24 (14.12%) JSON
20 24 (14.12%) ASP.NET MVC
20 24 (14.12%) Selenium

Senior 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 10 (5.88%) Confluence
1 10 (5.88%) WordPress
2 6 (3.53%) IIS
3 4 (2.35%) Apache
3 4 (2.35%) Cloud Foundry
4 3 (1.76%) CMS
4 3 (1.76%) nginx
4 3 (1.76%) Tomcat
4 3 (1.76%) WebSphere
5 1 (0.59%) Elasticsearch
5 1 (0.59%) Mule
Applications
1 8 (4.71%) Photoshop
1 8 (4.71%) Sketch
2 2 (1.18%) Adobe Illustrator
Business Applications
1 6 (3.53%) Payment Gateway
1 6 (3.53%) Shopify
2 4 (2.35%) Dynamics CRM
3 3 (1.76%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 59 (34.71%) Microsoft Azure
2 48 (28.24%) Amazon AWS
3 11 (6.47%) GitHub
4 10 (5.88%) Slack
5 6 (3.53%) Google Analytics
6 5 (2.94%) AdWords
6 5 (2.94%) Amazon SQS
6 5 (2.94%) AWS CodePipeline
6 5 (2.94%) Google Cloud Platform
7 2 (1.18%) npm
8 1 (0.59%) Adobe Analytics
8 1 (0.59%) AWS Lambda
8 1 (0.59%) Azure Active Directory
8 1 (0.59%) Cloud Computing
8 1 (0.59%) NuGet
8 1 (0.59%) Power Platform
8 1 (0.59%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 1 (0.59%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 63 (37.06%) SQL Server
2 26 (15.29%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 20 (11.76%) MySQL
4 6 (3.53%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 6 (3.53%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 5 (2.94%) Amazon DynamoDB
5 5 (2.94%) Data Warehouse
5 5 (2.94%) NoSQL
6 4 (2.35%) MongoDB
6 4 (2.35%) SSDT
7 3 (1.76%) DB2
7 3 (1.76%) PostgreSQL
7 3 (1.76%) SQL Server 2012
8 2 (1.18%) Data Mining
8 2 (1.18%) Relational Database
8 2 (1.18%) SQL Server 2008
9 1 (0.59%) Apache Cassandra
9 1 (0.59%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
9 1 (0.59%) Power BI
9 1 (0.59%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 32 (18.82%) Git (software)
2 29 (17.06%) Jenkins
3 24 (14.12%) Selenium
4 21 (12.35%) NUnit
5 20 (11.76%) Cucumber
5 20 (11.76%) Octopus Deploy
6 16 (9.41%) Sonatype Nexus
7 14 (8.24%) Visual Studio
8 11 (6.47%) JIRA
8 11 (6.47%) Subversion
9 9 (5.29%) Xcode
10 6 (3.53%) Maven
10 6 (3.53%) Team Foundation Server
11 5 (2.94%) JUnit
11 5 (2.94%) Mockito
11 5 (2.94%) SonarQube
12 4 (2.35%) tSQLt
13 3 (1.76%) Ant
13 3 (1.76%) GitLab
13 3 (1.76%) Karma Test Runner
General
1 14 (8.24%) Finance
2 4 (2.35%) Marketing
2 4 (2.35%) Retail
3 2 (1.18%) Games
3 2 (1.18%) Telecoms
4 1 (0.59%) Legal
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 75 (44.12%) .NET
2 35 (20.59%) HTML
3 34 (20.00%) CSS
3 34 (20.00%) REST
4 32 (18.82%) AngularJS
5 30 (17.65%) ASP.NET
6 28 (16.47%) jQuery
7 27 (15.88%) .NET Framework
8 24 (14.12%) ASP.NET MVC
8 24 (14.12%) JSON
8 24 (14.12%) Twitter Bootstrap
8 24 (14.12%) Vue.js
9 23 (13.53%) React
10 19 (11.18%) Gherkin
11 18 (10.59%) .NET Core
11 18 (10.59%) Entity Framework
12 16 (9.41%) HTML5
12 16 (9.41%) SOAP
12 16 (9.41%) Spring
13 15 (8.82%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 24 (14.12%) User Experience
2 14 (8.24%) Mobile App
3 12 (7.06%) Enterprise Software
4 7 (4.12%) Self-Motivation
5 5 (2.94%) Greenfield Project
6 1 (0.59%) Analytical Mindset
6 1 (0.59%) Analytical Skills
6 1 (0.59%) Blog
6 1 (0.59%) Cloud Native
6 1 (0.59%) Life Science
6 1 (0.59%) Linux Command Line
Operating Systems
1 10 (5.88%) Apple iOS
1 10 (5.88%) Linux
2 4 (2.35%) Unix
3 3 (1.76%) Windows
4 2 (1.18%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (1.18%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (0.59%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 72 (42.35%) Agile Software Development
2 65 (38.24%) MVC
3 35 (20.59%) Mentoring
4 29 (17.06%) Kanban
5 27 (15.88%) Mobile Development
5 27 (15.88%) Software Engineering
5 27 (15.88%) TDD
5 27 (15.88%) Test Automation
6 23 (13.53%) Unit Testing
7 22 (12.94%) DevOps
8 21 (12.35%) E-Commerce
9 19 (11.18%) API Testing
9 19 (11.18%) Open Source
9 19 (11.18%) Scrum
9 19 (11.18%) SOA
10 16 (9.41%) Coaching
11 15 (8.82%) BDD
11 15 (8.82%) Process Improvement
12 14 (8.24%) OOP
12 14 (8.24%) Pair Programming
Programming Languages
1 100 (58.82%) C#
2 79 (46.47%) JavaScript
3 64 (37.65%) SQL
4 44 (25.88%) Java
5 21 (12.35%) PHP
6 19 (11.18%) PowerShell
7 14 (8.24%) T-SQL
8 12 (7.06%) Python
9 10 (5.88%) Apple Swift
9 10 (5.88%) PHP 5
10 7 (4.12%) C++
10 7 (4.12%) Java 8
11 6 (3.53%) ES6
11 6 (3.53%) Ruby
12 5 (2.94%) TypeScript
13 3 (1.76%) VB
13 3 (1.76%) VB.NET
13 3 (1.76%) VB6
14 2 (1.18%) Go
14 2 (1.18%) Kotlin
Qualifications
1 4 (2.35%) Degree
1 4 (2.35%) Microsoft Certification
2 3 (1.76%) MCP
3 1 (0.59%) SC Cleared
3 1 (0.59%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (1.76%) Data Quality
System Software
1 18 (10.59%) Docker
Systems Management
1 7 (4.12%) Kubernetes
2 3 (1.76%) Ansible
3 1 (0.59%) Terraform
Vendors
1 52 (30.59%) Microsoft
2 12 (7.06%) Zend
3 10 (5.88%) AppDynamics
3 10 (5.88%) Splunk
4 9 (5.29%) Google
5 6 (3.53%) PayPal
6 1 (0.59%) Adobe
6 1 (0.59%) Oracle
6 1 (0.59%) Salesforce.com
6 1 (0.59%) Tableau