Period
to 15 August 2018

The median annual salary for a Senior Developer was £50,000 in advertised job vacancies in Leeds during the 6 months to 15 August 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
15 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 45 58 51
Rank change year-on-year +13 -7 -11
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Developer 248 230 307
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Leeds 5.51% 4.63% 5.27%
As % of the Job Titles category 5.69% 4.77% 5.39%
Number of salaries quoted 224 213 283
Leeds median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% -5.26%
10th Percentile £38,750 £35,850 £33,150
90th Percentile £57,500 £66,000 £57,500
West Yorkshire median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +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 4,359 4,819 5,697
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.87% 97.08% 97.85%
Number of salaries quoted 3,655 4,073 4,723
Leeds median annual salary £45,000 £44,471 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +1.19% +11.18% -2.44%
10th Percentile £26,250 £26,250 £26,240
90th Percentile £65,000 £62,500 £62,500
West Yorkshire median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +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 15 August 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 15 August 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.

1 137 (55.24%) C#
2 119 (47.98%) .NET
2 119 (47.98%) MVC
3 118 (47.58%) JavaScript
4 116 (46.77%) Agile Software Development
5 78 (31.45%) ASP.NET
6 75 (30.24%) SQL Server
6 75 (30.24%) Java
7 70 (28.23%) TDD
7 70 (28.23%) ASP.NET MVC
8 69 (27.82%) HTML
9 67 (27.02%) CSS
9 67 (27.02%) Microsoft
10 64 (25.81%) PHP
11 63 (25.40%) SQL
12 51 (20.56%) Finance
13 45 (18.15%) Microsoft Azure
13 45 (18.15%) AngularJS
14 44 (17.74%) Retail
15 43 (17.34%) Python
16 41 (16.53%) .NET Framework
17 40 (16.13%) Software Engineering
18 38 (15.32%) Entity Framework
19 35 (14.11%) QA
20 33 (13.31%) Git (software)
21 32 (12.90%) Amazon AWS
22 31 (12.50%) Spring
22 31 (12.50%) Scrum
22 31 (12.50%) jQuery
23 30 (12.10%) Unit Testing

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 11 (4.44%) Tomcat
2 8 (3.23%) Apache
2 8 (3.23%) SharePoint
3 7 (2.82%) Elasticsearch
4 5 (2.02%) Joomla!
5 4 (1.61%) IIS
6 3 (1.21%) CMS
7 2 (0.81%) Orchard CMS
8 1 (0.40%) Apache Pig
8 1 (0.40%) Apache Spark
8 1 (0.40%) Confluence
8 1 (0.40%) Drupal
8 1 (0.40%) WordPress
Applications
1 11 (4.44%) Microsoft Excel
2 8 (3.23%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 4 (1.61%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 45 (18.15%) Microsoft Azure
2 32 (12.90%) Amazon AWS
3 6 (2.42%) Cloud Computing
4 2 (0.81%) AWS Lambda
4 2 (0.81%) Serverless
5 1 (0.40%) Amazon EC2
5 1 (0.40%) Amazon EMR
5 1 (0.40%) Amazon Kinesis
5 1 (0.40%) Amazon S3
5 1 (0.40%) GitHub
5 1 (0.40%) Google Cloud Platform
5 1 (0.40%) PaaS
5 1 (0.40%) Sage Pay
Communications & Networking
1 1 (0.40%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 75 (30.24%) SQL Server
2 25 (10.08%) MySQL
3 23 (9.27%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 20 (8.06%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 16 (6.45%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 14 (5.65%) NoSQL
7 11 (4.44%) Data Warehouse
8 9 (3.63%) Relational Database
9 6 (2.42%) Couchbase
9 6 (2.42%) PostgreSQL
10 5 (2.02%) Power BI
10 5 (2.02%) SQL Server 2012
10 5 (2.02%) SQL Server 2016
11 4 (1.61%) MongoDB
11 4 (1.61%) QlikView
11 4 (1.61%) SQL Server 2014
12 3 (1.21%) Data Mining
12 3 (1.21%) Oracle Database
12 3 (1.21%) SQL Server 2005
13 1 (0.40%) Amazon Redshift
Development Applications
1 33 (13.31%) Git (software)
2 14 (5.65%) Subversion
3 9 (3.63%) PHPUnit
4 8 (3.23%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
4 8 (3.23%) Team Foundation Server
5 7 (2.82%) JIRA
5 7 (2.82%) Visual Studio
5 7 (2.82%) Visual Studio Team System
6 5 (2.02%) Cucumber
7 4 (1.61%) JUnit
7 4 (1.61%) NUnit
7 4 (1.61%) Selenium
8 3 (1.21%) Android Studio
8 3 (1.21%) SonarQube
9 1 (0.40%) Grunt
9 1 (0.40%) gulp
9 1 (0.40%) Jasmine
9 1 (0.40%) Jenkins
9 1 (0.40%) Maven
General
1 51 (20.56%) Finance
2 44 (17.74%) Retail
3 12 (4.84%) Marketing
4 4 (1.61%) Advertising
5 3 (1.21%) Legal
6 2 (0.81%) Automotive
6 2 (0.81%) Games
6 2 (0.81%) Pharmaceutical
7 1 (0.40%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 119 (47.98%) .NET
2 78 (31.45%) ASP.NET
3 70 (28.23%) ASP.NET MVC
4 69 (27.82%) HTML
5 67 (27.02%) CSS
6 45 (18.15%) AngularJS
7 41 (16.53%) .NET Framework
8 38 (15.32%) Entity Framework
9 31 (12.50%) jQuery
9 31 (12.50%) Spring
10 27 (10.89%) Node.js
11 23 (9.27%) Web Services
12 18 (7.26%) HTML5
13 17 (6.85%) LAMP
13 17 (6.85%) RESTful
14 13 (5.24%) Twitter Bootstrap
15 12 (4.84%) .NET Core
15 12 (4.84%) ASP.NET Web API
15 12 (4.84%) Hibernate
15 12 (4.84%) React
Miscellaneous
1 26 (10.48%) Greenfield Project
2 22 (8.87%) Enterprise Software
3 12 (4.84%) User Experience
4 8 (3.23%) Analytical Skills
5 3 (1.21%) Mobile App
5 3 (1.21%) N-Tier
6 2 (0.81%) Computer Science
6 2 (0.81%) Self-Motivation
7 1 (0.40%) Algorithms
7 1 (0.40%) Cloud Native
7 1 (0.40%) Device Driver
7 1 (0.40%) Enterprise Cloud
7 1 (0.40%) Life Science
7 1 (0.40%) Management Information System
7 1 (0.40%) Smart Meter
7 1 (0.40%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 7 (2.82%) Linux
1 7 (2.82%) Windows
2 6 (2.42%) Android
2 6 (2.42%) Unix
3 4 (1.61%) Apple iOS
4 1 (0.40%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (0.40%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 119 (47.98%) MVC
2 116 (46.77%) Agile Software Development
3 70 (28.23%) TDD
4 40 (16.13%) Software Engineering
5 31 (12.50%) Scrum
6 30 (12.10%) OO
6 30 (12.10%) Unit Testing
7 28 (11.29%) DevOps
7 28 (11.29%) Mentoring
7 28 (11.29%) OOP
8 27 (10.89%) BDD
9 26 (10.48%) SDLC
9 26 (10.48%) Web Development
10 24 (9.68%) Pair Programming
11 19 (7.66%) Domain-Driven Design
12 18 (7.26%) Business Intelligence
12 18 (7.26%) Coaching
13 15 (6.05%) E-Commerce
14 13 (5.24%) Open Source
15 11 (4.44%) Mobile Development
Programming Languages
1 137 (55.24%) C#
2 118 (47.58%) JavaScript
3 75 (30.24%) Java
4 64 (25.81%) PHP
5 63 (25.40%) SQL
6 43 (17.34%) Python
7 13 (5.24%) Scala
8 12 (4.84%) T-SQL
9 9 (3.63%) Ruby
10 8 (3.23%) PHP 5
11 7 (2.82%) Java 8
12 6 (2.42%) VB.NET
13 5 (2.02%) VBA
14 4 (1.61%) Objective-C
14 4 (1.61%) PHP 7
15 3 (1.21%) C
15 3 (1.21%) C++
15 3 (1.21%) PL/SQL
15 3 (1.21%) VB
15 3 (1.21%) VB6
Qualifications
1 5 (2.02%) Degree
2 2 (0.81%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 35 (14.11%) QA
2 3 (1.21%) Data Quality
System Software
1 2 (0.81%) Docker
2 1 (0.40%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 4 (1.61%) SmoothWall
2 1 (0.40%) Kubernetes
2 1 (0.40%) Oozie
Vendors
1 67 (27.02%) Microsoft
2 15 (6.05%) Salesforce.com
3 13 (5.24%) Tableau
4 11 (4.44%) Google
4 11 (4.44%) Oracle
5 8 (3.23%) Alteryx
6 6 (2.42%) Twitter
7 4 (1.61%) PayPal
7 4 (1.61%) Xamarin
8 3 (1.21%) Cognos
8 3 (1.21%) Informatica
8 3 (1.21%) MuleSoft
8 3 (1.21%) Zend
9 2 (0.81%) Capita
9 2 (0.81%) Sybase
10 1 (0.40%) SAP
10 1 (0.40%) Telerik