Period
to 18 January 2019

The median annual salary for a Senior Developer was £47,500 in advertised job vacancies in Leeds during the 6 months to 18 January 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
18 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 42 55 38
Rank change year-on-year +13 -17 +1
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Developer 188 205 304
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Leeds 5.59% 4.30% 5.72%
As % of the Job Titles category 5.76% 4.41% 5.84%
Number of salaries quoted 164 193 277
Leeds median annual salary £47,500 £47,500 £47,500
10th Percentile £37,500 £37,500 £37,500
90th Percentile £60,000 £56,000 £57,500
West Yorkshire median annual salary £47,500 £46,750 £47,500
% change year-on-year +1.60% -1.58% +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 3,264 4,653 5,204
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 97.11% 97.51% 97.84%
Number of salaries quoted 2,778 3,953 4,488
Leeds median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.88% +2.41%
10th Percentile £26,250 £27,500 £25,750
90th Percentile £65,000 £61,250 £60,000
West Yorkshire median annual salary £43,136 £42,500 £42,000
% change year-on-year +1.50% +1.19% +2.44%

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 18 January 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 18 January 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 95 (50.53%) JavaScript
2 81 (43.09%) Agile Software Development
3 74 (39.36%) C#
4 64 (34.04%) TDD
5 60 (31.91%) CSS
6 59 (31.38%) HTML
7 57 (30.32%) Java
8 55 (29.26%) SQL Server
9 49 (26.06%) .NET
10 48 (25.53%) MVC
11 44 (23.40%) SQL
11 44 (23.40%) Git (software)
12 42 (22.34%) Test Automation
13 41 (21.81%) Amazon AWS
14 37 (19.68%) Microsoft Azure
14 37 (19.68%) Microsoft
15 36 (19.15%) Software Engineering
16 32 (17.02%) Jenkins
17 31 (16.49%) Node.js
18 30 (15.96%) ASP.NET
19 29 (15.43%) Unit Testing
19 29 (15.43%) AngularJS
20 28 (14.89%) DevOps
20 28 (14.89%) PHP
21 27 (14.36%) .NET Framework
22 26 (13.83%) MySQL
22 26 (13.83%) Scrum
23 25 (13.30%) User Experience
23 25 (13.30%) OOP
23 25 (13.30%) Open Source

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 12 (6.38%) Elasticsearch
2 11 (5.85%) WordPress
3 9 (4.79%) Confluence
4 3 (1.60%) Apache Spark
4 3 (1.60%) SharePoint
5 2 (1.06%) Apache
5 2 (1.06%) nginx
5 2 (1.06%) SAS
6 1 (0.53%) Drupal
6 1 (0.53%) IIS
6 1 (0.53%) Oracle Workflow
Applications
1 9 (4.79%) Photoshop
2 6 (3.19%) Microsoft Excel
3 5 (2.66%) Adobe Illustrator
4 3 (1.60%) Microsoft Office
5 1 (0.53%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 2 (1.06%) Cognos Business Intelligence
1 2 (1.06%) Magento
1 2 (1.06%) Shopify
2 1 (0.53%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 41 (21.81%) Amazon AWS
2 37 (19.68%) Microsoft Azure
3 10 (5.32%) GitHub
4 9 (4.79%) AdWords
4 9 (4.79%) Google Analytics
5 8 (4.26%) Slack
6 4 (2.13%) AWS Lambda
6 4 (2.13%) SaaS
6 4 (2.13%) Serverless
7 3 (1.60%) Cloud Computing
8 2 (1.06%) Amazon SQS
8 2 (1.06%) AWS CodePipeline
8 2 (1.06%) Azure Active Directory
9 1 (0.53%) Adobe Analytics
9 1 (0.53%) Google Cloud Platform
9 1 (0.53%) NuGet
9 1 (0.53%) Sage Pay
Communications & Networking
1 3 (1.60%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 55 (29.26%) SQL Server
2 26 (13.83%) MySQL
3 19 (10.11%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 18 (9.57%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 14 (7.45%) Data Warehouse
5 14 (7.45%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 13 (6.91%) Relational Database
7 9 (4.79%) Couchbase
8 7 (3.72%) NoSQL
9 6 (3.19%) Power BI
9 6 (3.19%) QlikView
10 4 (2.13%) PostgreSQL
11 3 (1.60%) Hadoop
11 3 (1.60%) MongoDB
12 2 (1.06%) Apache Cassandra
12 2 (1.06%) Big Data
12 2 (1.06%) CouchDB
12 2 (1.06%) Redis
12 2 (1.06%) Riak
12 2 (1.06%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 44 (23.40%) Git (software)
2 32 (17.02%) Jenkins
3 23 (12.23%) Subversion
4 21 (11.17%) Selenium
5 20 (10.64%) NUnit
6 19 (10.11%) Cucumber
7 18 (9.57%) JIRA
8 10 (5.32%) Sonatype Nexus
9 9 (4.79%) Team Foundation Server
10 8 (4.26%) gulp
10 8 (4.26%) Xcode
11 7 (3.72%) Visual Studio Team System
12 5 (2.66%) Mercurial
12 5 (2.66%) SonarQube
12 5 (2.66%) webpack
13 4 (2.13%) Visual Studio
14 2 (1.06%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
14 2 (1.06%) WebDriver
15 1 (0.53%) Octopus Deploy
15 1 (0.53%) tSQLt
General
1 7 (3.72%) Finance
2 6 (3.19%) Games
3 4 (2.13%) Advertising
3 4 (2.13%) Manufacturing
3 4 (2.13%) Retail
4 1 (0.53%) Automotive
4 1 (0.53%) Billing
4 1 (0.53%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 60 (31.91%) CSS
2 59 (31.38%) HTML
3 49 (26.06%) .NET
4 31 (16.49%) Node.js
5 30 (15.96%) ASP.NET
6 29 (15.43%) AngularJS
7 27 (14.36%) .NET Framework
8 25 (13.30%) HTML5
9 24 (12.77%) ASP.NET MVC
9 24 (12.77%) CSS3
10 22 (11.70%) Entity Framework
10 22 (11.70%) React
11 19 (10.11%) Gherkin
12 18 (9.57%) jQuery
13 16 (8.51%) Web Services
14 14 (7.45%) Twitter Bootstrap
15 13 (6.91%) JSON
16 11 (5.85%) Sass
16 11 (5.85%) Vue.js
17 10 (5.32%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 25 (13.30%) User Experience
2 18 (9.57%) Enterprise Software
3 14 (7.45%) Mobile App
4 7 (3.72%) Greenfield Project
5 6 (3.19%) Self-Motivation
5 6 (3.19%) Social Media
6 4 (2.13%) Analytical Skills
7 3 (1.60%) RIA
8 1 (0.53%) Blog
8 1 (0.53%) Management Information System
8 1 (0.53%) Robotics
8 1 (0.53%) Taxonomies
Operating Systems
1 13 (6.91%) Apple iOS
2 12 (6.38%) Linux
3 6 (3.19%) Android
4 5 (2.66%) Unix
5 2 (1.06%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 81 (43.09%) Agile Software Development
2 64 (34.04%) TDD
3 48 (25.53%) MVC
4 42 (22.34%) Test Automation
5 36 (19.15%) Software Engineering
6 29 (15.43%) Unit Testing
7 28 (14.89%) DevOps
8 26 (13.83%) Scrum
9 25 (13.30%) OOP
9 25 (13.30%) Open Source
10 24 (12.77%) Mentoring
10 24 (12.77%) Microservices
11 23 (12.23%) BDD
11 23 (12.23%) Mobile Development
11 23 (12.23%) Pair Programming
12 22 (11.70%) Front End Development
13 20 (10.64%) Business Intelligence
13 20 (10.64%) Continuous Integration
14 19 (10.11%) API Testing
15 16 (8.51%) Kanban
Programming Languages
1 95 (50.53%) JavaScript
2 74 (39.36%) C#
3 57 (30.32%) Java
4 44 (23.40%) SQL
5 28 (14.89%) PHP
6 20 (10.64%) Python
7 12 (6.38%) T-SQL
8 11 (5.85%) PHP 5
9 9 (4.79%) Java 8
10 8 (4.26%) Apple Swift
11 7 (3.72%) VB
11 7 (3.72%) VBA
12 6 (3.19%) Ruby
12 6 (3.19%) VB.NET
13 5 (2.66%) ES6
13 5 (2.66%) TypeScript
14 4 (2.13%) C++
14 4 (2.13%) Objective-C
15 3 (1.60%) Bash Shell
15 3 (1.60%) VB6
Qualifications
1 10 (5.32%) Degree
2 3 (1.60%) SC Cleared
2 3 (1.60%) Security Cleared
3 1 (0.53%) CISMP
3 1 (0.53%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (1.60%) QA
2 1 (0.53%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 1 (0.53%) SLA
System Software
1 10 (5.32%) Docker
Systems Management
1 9 (4.79%) Terraform
2 5 (2.66%) Ansible
3 4 (2.13%) Kubernetes
3 4 (2.13%) Puppet
4 1 (0.53%) Oracle Identity Manager
Vendors
1 37 (19.68%) Microsoft
2 12 (6.38%) Zend
3 11 (5.85%) Oracle
4 10 (5.32%) Google
4 10 (5.32%) Splunk
5 8 (4.26%) AppDynamics
6 7 (3.72%) Cognos
6 7 (3.72%) Tableau
7 5 (2.66%) Salesforce.com
8 4 (2.13%) SAP
8 4 (2.13%) Sybase
8 4 (2.13%) Xamarin
9 3 (1.60%) Informatica
9 3 (1.60%) MuleSoft
10 2 (1.06%) Alteryx
10 2 (1.06%) PayPal
11 1 (0.53%) Adobe
11 1 (0.53%) Blue Prism
11 1 (0.53%) ServiceNow
11 1 (0.53%) WooCommerce