Period
to 21 November 2018

The median annual salary for a Senior Developer was £47,500 in advertised job vacancies in Leeds during the 6 months to 21 November 2018.

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
21 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 42 67 43
Rank change year-on-year +25 -24 -9
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Developer 217 189 299
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Leeds 5.54% 3.79% 5.54%
As % of the Job Titles category 5.73% 3.90% 5.65%
Number of salaries quoted 189 173 285
Leeds median annual salary £47,500 £47,500 £46,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +3.26% +1.10%
10th Percentile £37,500 £37,500 £36,550
90th Percentile £60,000 £63,750 £57,500
West Yorkshire median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year +5.56% -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 3,786 4,846 5,294
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.63% 97.15% 98.07%
Number of salaries quoted 3,165 4,097 4,565
Leeds median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.88% -
10th Percentile £25,800 £27,000 £25,750
90th Percentile £63,750 £62,500 £62,500
West Yorkshire median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500

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 21 November 2018.

Salary histogram for Senior Developer in Leeds

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

For the 6 months to 21 November 2018, 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.

1 106 (48.85%) C#
2 104 (47.93%) JavaScript
3 93 (42.86%) Agile Software Development
4 83 (38.25%) .NET
5 76 (35.02%) MVC
6 68 (31.34%) SQL Server
7 65 (29.95%) Java
8 64 (29.49%) TDD
9 62 (28.57%) CSS
10 61 (28.11%) HTML
11 59 (27.19%) Microsoft
12 56 (25.81%) SQL
13 51 (23.50%) ASP.NET
14 50 (23.04%) Microsoft Azure
15 45 (20.74%) Amazon AWS
16 40 (18.43%) ASP.NET MVC
17 39 (17.97%) Test Automation
18 37 (17.05%) .NET Framework
19 36 (16.59%) Software Engineering
19 36 (16.59%) AngularJS
20 34 (15.67%) PHP
20 34 (15.67%) Git (software)
21 32 (14.75%) DevOps
22 30 (13.82%) Entity Framework
22 30 (13.82%) Unit Testing
23 29 (13.36%) Scrum
24 27 (12.44%) MySQL
24 27 (12.44%) Node.js
25 26 (11.98%) SQL Server Integration Services
25 26 (11.98%) Mentoring

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 13 (5.99%) Elasticsearch
2 10 (4.61%) WordPress
3 6 (2.76%) Confluence
3 6 (2.76%) SharePoint
4 3 (1.38%) Apache Spark
4 3 (1.38%) Tomcat
5 2 (0.92%) Apache
5 2 (0.92%) IIS
5 2 (0.92%) nginx
6 1 (0.46%) Apache Pig
6 1 (0.46%) Drupal
6 1 (0.46%) Oracle Workflow
6 1 (0.46%) SAS
Applications
1 8 (3.69%) Photoshop
2 7 (3.23%) Microsoft Excel
3 4 (1.84%) Adobe Illustrator
3 4 (1.84%) Microsoft Office
4 1 (0.46%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 3 (1.38%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (0.92%) Cognos Business Intelligence
2 2 (0.92%) Magento
2 2 (0.92%) Shopify
Cloud Services
1 50 (23.04%) Microsoft Azure
2 45 (20.74%) Amazon AWS
3 8 (3.69%) AdWords
3 8 (3.69%) Google Analytics
4 6 (2.76%) GitHub
5 5 (2.30%) Cloud Computing
6 4 (1.84%) AWS Lambda
6 4 (1.84%) SaaS
6 4 (1.84%) Serverless
6 4 (1.84%) Slack
7 2 (0.92%) Google Cloud Platform
7 2 (0.92%) Sage Pay
8 1 (0.46%) Adobe Analytics
8 1 (0.46%) Amazon EC2
8 1 (0.46%) Amazon EMR
8 1 (0.46%) Amazon Kinesis
8 1 (0.46%) Amazon S3
8 1 (0.46%) NuGet
8 1 (0.46%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (0.46%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 68 (31.34%) SQL Server
2 27 (12.44%) MySQL
3 26 (11.98%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 21 (9.68%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 16 (7.37%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 14 (6.45%) Relational Database
7 12 (5.53%) Data Warehouse
8 10 (4.61%) Couchbase
8 10 (4.61%) NoSQL
9 7 (3.23%) Power BI
10 6 (2.76%) QlikView
11 5 (2.30%) SQL Server 2012
11 5 (2.30%) SQL Server 2016
12 4 (1.84%) SQL Server 2014
13 3 (1.38%) Data Mining
13 3 (1.38%) Hadoop
13 3 (1.38%) MongoDB
13 3 (1.38%) PostgreSQL
14 2 (0.92%) CouchDB
14 2 (0.92%) GIS
Development Applications
1 34 (15.67%) Git (software)
2 22 (10.14%) Jenkins
3 21 (9.68%) Subversion
4 18 (8.29%) NUnit
5 17 (7.83%) Cucumber
5 17 (7.83%) Selenium
6 15 (6.91%) JIRA
7 8 (3.69%) Visual Studio Team System
8 7 (3.23%) Team Foundation Server
9 4 (1.84%) Mercurial
9 4 (1.84%) SonarQube
9 4 (1.84%) Sonatype Nexus
9 4 (1.84%) Xcode
10 3 (1.38%) gulp
10 3 (1.38%) PHPUnit
10 3 (1.38%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
10 3 (1.38%) Visual Studio
11 2 (0.92%) Grunt
12 1 (0.46%) Octopus Deploy
12 1 (0.46%) tSQLt
General
1 20 (9.22%) Finance
2 14 (6.45%) Retail
3 6 (2.76%) Advertising
3 6 (2.76%) Games
4 2 (0.92%) Manufacturing
4 2 (0.92%) Pharmaceutical
5 1 (0.46%) Automotive
5 1 (0.46%) Billing
5 1 (0.46%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 83 (38.25%) .NET
2 62 (28.57%) CSS
3 61 (28.11%) HTML
4 51 (23.50%) ASP.NET
5 40 (18.43%) ASP.NET MVC
6 37 (17.05%) .NET Framework
7 36 (16.59%) AngularJS
8 30 (13.82%) Entity Framework
9 27 (12.44%) Node.js
10 22 (10.14%) HTML5
11 21 (9.68%) CSS3
11 21 (9.68%) jQuery
11 21 (9.68%) Web Services
12 20 (9.22%) React
13 17 (7.83%) Gherkin
14 16 (7.37%) Spring
15 14 (6.45%) Twitter Bootstrap
16 12 (5.53%) RESTful
17 11 (5.07%) .NET Core
17 11 (5.07%) ASP.NET Web API
Miscellaneous
1 23 (10.60%) Greenfield Project
1 23 (10.60%) User Experience
2 17 (7.83%) Enterprise Software
3 10 (4.61%) Mobile App
4 7 (3.23%) Computer Science
5 6 (2.76%) Analytical Skills
5 6 (2.76%) Self-Motivation
5 6 (2.76%) Social Media
6 1 (0.46%) Algorithms
6 1 (0.46%) Blog
6 1 (0.46%) Cloud Native
6 1 (0.46%) Enterprise Cloud
6 1 (0.46%) Life Science
6 1 (0.46%) Management Information System
6 1 (0.46%) N-Tier
6 1 (0.46%) RIA
6 1 (0.46%) Robotics
6 1 (0.46%) Smartphone
6 1 (0.46%) Taxonomies
Operating Systems
1 11 (5.07%) Linux
2 10 (4.61%) Apple iOS
3 9 (4.15%) Unix
4 6 (2.76%) Android
5 4 (1.84%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 93 (42.86%) Agile Software Development
2 76 (35.02%) MVC
3 64 (29.49%) TDD
4 39 (17.97%) Test Automation
5 36 (16.59%) Software Engineering
6 32 (14.75%) DevOps
7 30 (13.82%) Unit Testing
8 29 (13.36%) Scrum
9 26 (11.98%) Mentoring
10 25 (11.52%) Mobile Development
11 24 (11.06%) OOP
11 24 (11.06%) Pair Programming
12 23 (10.60%) BDD
13 22 (10.14%) Business Intelligence
14 19 (8.76%) Continuous Integration
14 19 (8.76%) Open Source
15 18 (8.29%) Domain-Driven Design
16 17 (7.83%) API Testing
16 17 (7.83%) E-Commerce
16 17 (7.83%) Microservices
Programming Languages
1 106 (48.85%) C#
2 104 (47.93%) JavaScript
3 65 (29.95%) Java
4 56 (25.81%) SQL
5 34 (15.67%) PHP
6 23 (10.60%) Python
7 13 (5.99%) T-SQL
8 9 (4.15%) PHP 5
9 8 (3.69%) VB
9 8 (3.69%) VBA
10 7 (3.23%) Java 8
11 6 (2.76%) Ruby
11 6 (2.76%) TypeScript
11 6 (2.76%) VB.NET
12 5 (2.30%) Apple Swift
12 5 (2.30%) ES6
12 5 (2.30%) Objective-C
12 5 (2.30%) Scala
13 4 (1.84%) C++
13 4 (1.84%) VB6
Qualifications
1 13 (5.99%) Degree
2 2 (0.92%) MCP
2 2 (0.92%) SC Cleared
2 2 (0.92%) Security Cleared
3 1 (0.46%) CISMP
3 1 (0.46%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (5.07%) QA
2 3 (1.38%) Data Quality
3 1 (0.46%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 1 (0.46%) SLA
System Software
1 7 (3.23%) Docker
2 1 (0.46%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 7 (3.23%) Terraform
2 4 (1.84%) Ansible
2 4 (1.84%) Puppet
3 3 (1.38%) Kubernetes
4 1 (0.46%) Oozie
4 1 (0.46%) Oracle Identity Manager
Vendors
1 59 (27.19%) Microsoft
2 15 (6.91%) Oracle
3 14 (6.45%) Google
4 9 (4.15%) Salesforce.com
4 9 (4.15%) Zend
5 8 (3.69%) Tableau
6 6 (2.76%) Cognos
6 6 (2.76%) Sybase
6 6 (2.76%) Xamarin
7 5 (2.30%) Splunk
8 4 (1.84%) AppDynamics
8 4 (1.84%) Informatica
8 4 (1.84%) MuleSoft
8 4 (1.84%) Twitter
9 3 (1.38%) Alteryx
10 2 (0.92%) PayPal
10 2 (0.92%) SAP
10 2 (0.92%) Telerik
11 1 (0.46%) Adobe
11 1 (0.46%) Blue Prism