Period
to 13 November 2019

The median annual salary for a Senior Developer was £50,000 in advertised job vacancies in Leeds during the 6 months to 13 November 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
13 Nov 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 43 41 69
Rank change year-on-year -2 +28 -25
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Developer 166 211 185
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Leeds 5.46% 5.42% 3.74%
As % of the Job Titles category 5.59% 5.60% 3.85%
Number of salaries quoted 160 183 168
Leeds median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% - +5.56%
10th Percentile £39,250 £37,500 £37,500
90th Percentile £61,938 £60,000 £63,750
West Yorkshire median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% -5.26%

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 2,972 3,766 4,802
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 97.70% 96.66% 97.09%
Number of salaries quoted 2,542 3,146 4,049
Leeds median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.56% - +7.14%
10th Percentile £28,000 £26,000 £26,750
90th Percentile £70,000 £63,750 £62,500
West Yorkshire median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year +5.88% - +1.19%

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 13 November 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 13 November 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.

1 101 (60.84%) C#
2 79 (47.59%) Agile Software Development
3 77 (46.39%) Azure
4 76 (45.78%) .NET
5 66 (39.76%) JavaScript
6 56 (33.73%) AWS
7 55 (33.13%) SQL Server
8 52 (31.33%) Java
9 50 (30.12%) MVC
10 48 (28.92%) SQL
10 48 (28.92%) Mentoring
11 44 (26.51%) Microsoft
12 32 (19.28%) ASP.NET
13 30 (18.07%) REST
14 29 (17.47%) SQL Server Integration Services
15 27 (16.27%) Test Automation
15 27 (16.27%) AngularJS
16 26 (15.66%) Coaching
16 26 (15.66%) Selenium
17 25 (15.06%) HTML
17 25 (15.06%) Mobile Development
18 24 (14.46%) PHP
18 24 (14.46%) CSS
18 24 (14.46%) Kanban
19 23 (13.86%) Spring
20 22 (13.25%) PowerShell
20 22 (13.25%) Cucumber
20 22 (13.25%) Octopus Deploy
21 21 (12.65%) Gherkin
21 21 (12.65%) 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 13 (7.83%) IIS
2 5 (3.01%) Apache
3 4 (2.41%) Tomcat
4 3 (1.81%) Cloud Foundry
4 3 (1.81%) nginx
4 3 (1.81%) WebSphere
5 2 (1.20%) Confluence
6 1 (0.60%) Apache Spark
6 1 (0.60%) Elasticsearch
6 1 (0.60%) WordPress
Applications
1 1 (0.60%) Photoshop
1 1 (0.60%) Sketch
Business Applications
1 1 (0.60%) Payment Gateway
1 1 (0.60%) Shopify
Cloud Services
1 77 (46.39%) Azure
2 56 (33.73%) AWS
3 9 (5.42%) GCP
4 4 (2.41%) Power Platform
5 3 (1.81%) GitHub
6 2 (1.20%) Amazon S3
6 2 (1.20%) Slack
7 1 (0.60%) Amazon EC2
7 1 (0.60%) Amazon ECS
7 1 (0.60%) AWS CloudFormation
7 1 (0.60%) AWS CodePipeline
7 1 (0.60%) AWS Lambda
7 1 (0.60%) Serverless
7 1 (0.60%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 3 (1.81%) SSL
1 3 (1.81%) X.509
2 1 (0.60%) HTTPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 55 (33.13%) SQL Server
2 29 (17.47%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 10 (6.02%) MySQL
4 4 (2.41%) NoSQL
4 4 (2.41%) Power BI
4 4 (2.41%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 4 (2.41%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 3 (1.81%) Big Data
5 3 (1.81%) Data Warehouse
5 3 (1.81%) DB2
5 3 (1.81%) MongoDB
5 3 (1.81%) PostgreSQL
5 3 (1.81%) SQL Server 2012
5 3 (1.81%) SQL Server 2016
5 3 (1.81%) SSDT
6 2 (1.20%) QlikView
6 2 (1.20%) Relational Database
7 1 (0.60%) Amazon DynamoDB
7 1 (0.60%) Pentaho
7 1 (0.60%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 26 (15.66%) Selenium
2 22 (13.25%) Cucumber
2 22 (13.25%) Octopus Deploy
3 21 (12.65%) NUnit
4 18 (10.84%) Visual Studio
5 11 (6.63%) Git (software)
6 9 (5.42%) Jenkins
7 7 (4.22%) Maven
8 5 (3.01%) GitLab
9 4 (2.41%) JUnit
9 4 (2.41%) Mockito
9 4 (2.41%) Team Foundation Server
10 3 (1.81%) Ant
10 3 (1.81%) Jasmine
10 3 (1.81%) JIRA
10 3 (1.81%) Karma Test Runner
10 3 (1.81%) tSQLt
11 2 (1.20%) SonarQube
11 2 (1.20%) Sonatype Nexus
11 2 (1.20%) Xcode
General
1 9 (5.42%) Finance
2 7 (4.22%) Marketing
3 3 (1.81%) Public Sector
4 1 (0.60%) Back Office
4 1 (0.60%) Local Government
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 76 (45.78%) .NET
2 32 (19.28%) ASP.NET
3 30 (18.07%) REST
4 27 (16.27%) AngularJS
5 25 (15.06%) HTML
6 24 (14.46%) CSS
7 23 (13.86%) Spring
8 21 (12.65%) .NET Core
8 21 (12.65%) Gherkin
9 20 (12.05%) SOAP
10 19 (11.45%) React
11 18 (10.84%) WCF
11 18 (10.84%) Web Services
12 16 (9.64%) Vue.js
13 15 (9.04%) .NET Framework
14 14 (8.43%) ASP.NET MVC
15 12 (7.23%) HTML5
16 10 (6.02%) Entity Framework
16 10 (6.02%) jQuery
16 10 (6.02%) Spring Boot
Miscellaneous
1 7 (4.22%) User Experience
2 6 (3.61%) Greenfield Project
3 4 (2.41%) Enterprise Software
3 4 (2.41%) Mobile App
4 3 (1.81%) Cloud Native
5 2 (1.20%) PKI
5 2 (1.20%) Self-Motivation
6 1 (0.60%) e-Learning
6 1 (0.60%) Linux Command Line
6 1 (0.60%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 5 (3.01%) Linux
2 3 (1.81%) Apple iOS
2 3 (1.81%) Unix
2 3 (1.81%) Windows
3 2 (1.20%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (1.20%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (0.60%) Android
4 1 (0.60%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 79 (47.59%) Agile Software Development
2 50 (30.12%) MVC
3 48 (28.92%) Mentoring
4 27 (16.27%) Test Automation
5 26 (15.66%) Coaching
6 25 (15.06%) Mobile Development
7 24 (14.46%) Kanban
8 21 (12.65%) API Testing
8 21 (12.65%) Open Source
9 20 (12.05%) TDD
10 19 (11.45%) SOA
11 18 (10.84%) Process Improvement
12 14 (8.43%) Front End Development
12 14 (8.43%) Unit Testing
13 13 (7.83%) Microservices
14 12 (7.23%) DevOps
15 11 (6.63%) Artificial Intelligence
15 11 (6.63%) Scrum
16 10 (6.02%) Continuous Integration
17 9 (5.42%) System Testing
Programming Languages
1 101 (60.84%) C#
2 66 (39.76%) JavaScript
3 52 (31.33%) Java
4 48 (28.92%) SQL
5 24 (14.46%) PHP
6 22 (13.25%) PowerShell
7 12 (7.23%) TypeScript
8 10 (6.02%) T-SQL
9 9 (5.42%) C++
10 8 (4.82%) Python
11 6 (3.61%) Java 8
12 4 (2.41%) ES6
12 4 (2.41%) Ruby
13 2 (1.20%) Apple Swift
13 2 (1.20%) Go
13 2 (1.20%) PHP 5
14 1 (0.60%) Apex Code
14 1 (0.60%) Kotlin
14 1 (0.60%) PHP 7
14 1 (0.60%) Scala
Qualifications
1 3 (1.81%) Degree
2 2 (1.20%) SC Cleared
2 2 (1.20%) Security Cleared
3 1 (0.60%) MCP
3 1 (0.60%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (0.60%) GDPR
1 1 (0.60%) QA
System Software
1 20 (12.05%) Docker
2 1 (0.60%) OpenAM
2 1 (0.60%) OpenIDM
Systems Management
1 17 (10.24%) Kubernetes
2 4 (2.41%) Terraform
Vendors
1 44 (26.51%) Microsoft
2 5 (3.01%) Google
3 4 (2.41%) Adobe
3 4 (2.41%) Splunk
3 4 (2.41%) Zend
4 1 (0.60%) AppDynamics
4 1 (0.60%) Facebook
4 1 (0.60%) ForgeRock
4 1 (0.60%) Oracle
4 1 (0.60%) PayPal
4 1 (0.60%) Salesforce.com
4 1 (0.60%) Tableau
4 1 (0.60%) Talend
4 1 (0.60%) Twitter
4 1 (0.60%) Xamarin