Period
to 19 February 2018

The median annual salary for a Senior Developer was £47,500 in advertised job vacancies in Leeds during the 6 months to 19 February 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
19 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 48 41 43
Rank change year-on-year -7 +2 +4
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Developer 234 297 399
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Leeds 4.73% 5.65% 5.82%
As % of the Job Titles category 4.86% 5.77% 5.99%
Number of salaries quoted 228 272 370
Leeds median annual salary £47,500 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.56% +2.27%
10th Percentile £37,425 £37,500 £36,250
90th Percentile £56,625 £58,750 £57,500
West Yorkshire median annual salary £47,500 £47,500 £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 4,817 5,146 6,657
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 97.43% 97.87% 97.18%
Number of salaries quoted 4,102 4,474 5,490
Leeds median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £41,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% +3.66% +2.50%
10th Percentile £28,500 £25,250 £26,500
90th Percentile £61,250 £60,000 £60,000
West Yorkshire median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £41,000
% change year-on-year - +3.66% +2.50%

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 February 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 19 February 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.

1 118 (50.43%) JavaScript
2 112 (47.86%) .NET
3 111 (47.44%) HTML
4 110 (47.01%) C#
5 106 (45.30%) Agile Software Development
6 105 (44.87%) CSS
7 76 (32.48%) MVC
8 72 (30.77%) Java
9 70 (29.91%) SQL
9 70 (29.91%) OO
10 69 (29.49%) SQL Server
11 67 (28.63%) TDD
12 53 (22.65%) ASP.NET
13 52 (22.22%) AngularJS
14 51 (21.79%) jQuery
15 46 (19.66%) Web Development
16 45 (19.23%) PHP
17 44 (18.80%) Git (software)
18 43 (18.38%) HTML5
19 42 (17.95%) Spring
20 40 (17.09%) ASP.NET MVC
20 40 (17.09%) Node.js
21 39 (16.67%) MySQL
22 34 (14.53%) Python
23 31 (13.25%) Mentoring
24 29 (12.39%) SDLC
24 29 (12.39%) .NET Framework
25 28 (11.97%) BDD
26 27 (11.54%) Ajax
27 26 (11.11%) Ruby

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 19 (8.12%) Apache
2 12 (5.13%) Tomcat
3 4 (1.71%) CMS
3 4 (1.71%) Joomla!
4 3 (1.28%) JBoss
4 3 (1.28%) Jetty
4 3 (1.28%) Tornado
4 3 (1.28%) WebLogic
5 2 (0.85%) BizTalk Server
5 2 (0.85%) Confluence
5 2 (0.85%) Elasticsearch
5 2 (0.85%) EPiServer
5 2 (0.85%) Kentico
5 2 (0.85%) nginx
5 2 (0.85%) SAS
5 2 (0.85%) Umbraco
6 1 (0.43%) Drupal
6 1 (0.43%) IIS
6 1 (0.43%) SharePoint
Applications
1 2 (0.85%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (0.43%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 2 (0.85%) Magento
2 1 (0.43%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (0.43%) OpenCart
Cloud Services
1 20 (8.55%) Microsoft Azure
2 6 (2.56%) Amazon AWS
3 3 (1.28%) G Suite
3 3 (1.28%) Office 365
3 3 (1.28%) Slack
4 2 (0.85%) SaaS
5 1 (0.43%) Adobe Creative Cloud
5 1 (0.43%) Cloud Computing
5 1 (0.43%) GitHub
5 1 (0.43%) Google Play
5 1 (0.43%) npm
5 1 (0.43%) Sage Pay
Communications & Networking
1 6 (2.56%) Firewall
2 3 (1.28%) AMQP
3 2 (0.85%) Intranet
4 1 (0.43%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 69 (29.49%) SQL Server
2 39 (16.67%) MySQL
3 25 (10.68%) NoSQL
4 20 (8.55%) MongoDB
5 14 (5.98%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 11 (4.70%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 10 (4.27%) Relational Database
8 9 (3.85%) PostgreSQL
8 9 (3.85%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 5 (2.14%) SQL Server 2008
10 4 (1.71%) RavenDB
10 4 (1.71%) Riak
11 3 (1.28%) Apache Cassandra
11 3 (1.28%) Couchbase
11 3 (1.28%) Hadoop
11 3 (1.28%) QlikView
11 3 (1.28%) Redis
11 3 (1.28%) SQL Server 2012
12 2 (0.85%) Crystal Reports
12 2 (0.85%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 44 (18.80%) Git (software)
2 20 (8.55%) Visual Studio
3 16 (6.84%) Cucumber
3 16 (6.84%) Subversion
4 12 (5.13%) Team Foundation Server
5 11 (4.70%) JIRA
6 7 (2.99%) Jenkins
6 7 (2.99%) Selenium
7 5 (2.14%) Appium
7 5 (2.14%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 5 (2.14%) Maven
8 4 (1.71%) PHPUnit
8 4 (1.71%) TeamCity
8 4 (1.71%) Vagrant
9 3 (1.28%) Buildbot
9 3 (1.28%) FitNesse
9 3 (1.28%) JBehave
9 3 (1.28%) Mercurial
9 3 (1.28%) Ranorex
9 3 (1.28%) SoapUI
General
1 24 (10.26%) Finance
2 21 (8.97%) Retail
3 10 (4.27%) Telecoms
4 5 (2.14%) Marketing
5 3 (1.28%) Advertising
6 2 (0.85%) Legal
7 1 (0.43%) Automotive
7 1 (0.43%) Games
7 1 (0.43%) Law
7 1 (0.43%) Multimedia
7 1 (0.43%) Publishing
7 1 (0.43%) Retail Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 112 (47.86%) .NET
2 111 (47.44%) HTML
3 105 (44.87%) CSS
4 53 (22.65%) ASP.NET
5 52 (22.22%) AngularJS
6 51 (21.79%) jQuery
7 43 (18.38%) HTML5
8 42 (17.95%) Spring
9 40 (17.09%) ASP.NET MVC
9 40 (17.09%) Node.js
10 29 (12.39%) .NET Framework
11 27 (11.54%) Ajax
12 21 (8.97%) Web Services
13 20 (8.55%) Hibernate
14 19 (8.12%) Twitter Bootstrap
14 19 (8.12%) WinForms
15 18 (7.69%) React
16 17 (7.26%) Sass
17 16 (6.84%) XML
18 15 (6.41%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 25 (10.68%) Greenfield Project
2 12 (5.13%) User Experience
3 11 (4.70%) Computer Science
4 8 (3.42%) Enterprise Software
4 8 (3.42%) Tandem
5 6 (2.56%) Data Structures
5 6 (2.56%) Digital Media
6 4 (1.71%) Mobile App
7 3 (1.28%) Analytical Skills
7 3 (1.28%) N-Tier
8 2 (0.85%) Algorithms
8 2 (0.85%) NHS
9 1 (0.43%) Blog
9 1 (0.43%) Device Driver
9 1 (0.43%) e-Learning
9 1 (0.43%) Internet of Things
9 1 (0.43%) Learning Management System
9 1 (0.43%) Machine to Machine
9 1 (0.43%) Management Information System
9 1 (0.43%) SCORM
Operating Systems
1 12 (5.13%) Linux
1 12 (5.13%) Windows
2 6 (2.56%) Android
3 3 (1.28%) Apple iOS
4 1 (0.43%) CentOS
4 1 (0.43%) Fedora
Processes & Methodologies
1 106 (45.30%) Agile Software Development
2 76 (32.48%) MVC
3 70 (29.91%) OO
4 67 (28.63%) TDD
5 46 (19.66%) Web Development
6 31 (13.25%) Mentoring
7 29 (12.39%) SDLC
8 28 (11.97%) BDD
9 22 (9.40%) Continuous Integration
9 22 (9.40%) Scrum
9 22 (9.40%) Software Engineering
10 18 (7.69%) Test Automation
11 17 (7.26%) Front End Development
12 16 (6.84%) Business Intelligence
13 15 (6.41%) Open Source
14 14 (5.98%) Unit Testing
15 13 (5.56%) OOD
16 12 (5.13%) Kanban
16 12 (5.13%) Penetration Testing
16 12 (5.13%) UML
Programming Languages
1 118 (50.43%) JavaScript
2 110 (47.01%) C#
3 72 (30.77%) Java
4 70 (29.91%) SQL
5 45 (19.23%) PHP
6 34 (14.53%) Python
7 26 (11.11%) Ruby
8 17 (7.26%) C++
9 16 (6.84%) C
9 16 (6.84%) T-SQL
10 13 (5.56%) PHP 7
11 12 (5.13%) PHP 5
12 8 (3.42%) VB.NET
13 6 (2.56%) Scala
13 6 (2.56%) VB
14 5 (2.14%) VB6
15 3 (1.28%) Bash Shell
15 3 (1.28%) Objective-C
16 2 (0.85%) Kotlin
16 2 (0.85%) Perl
Qualifications
1 10 (4.27%) Computer Science Degree
1 10 (4.27%) Degree
2 7 (2.99%) Security Cleared
3 5 (2.14%) SC Cleared
4 1 (0.43%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (2.99%) QA
2 3 (1.28%) Data Quality
System Software
1 10 (4.27%) Docker
2 1 (0.43%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 5 (2.14%) Ansible
1 5 (2.14%) Puppet
2 3 (1.28%) Opscode Chef
3 2 (0.85%) Oracle EDQ
3 2 (0.85%) Rancher
3 2 (0.85%) SmoothWall
3 2 (0.85%) Terraform
Vendors
1 26 (11.11%) Microsoft
2 23 (9.83%) Oracle
3 11 (4.70%) Salesforce.com
3 11 (4.70%) Zend
4 9 (3.85%) Google
5 7 (2.99%) DevExpress
6 5 (2.14%) SAP
6 5 (2.14%) Tableau
6 5 (2.14%) Twitter
7 4 (1.71%) CA Agile Central
8 3 (1.28%) MicroStrategy
9 2 (0.85%) Apple
9 2 (0.85%) Capita
9 2 (0.85%) Xamarin
10 1 (0.43%) Adobe
10 1 (0.43%) Atlassian
10 1 (0.43%) Red Hat