Period
to 23 November 2017

The median annual salary for a Senior Developer was £47,500 in advertised job vacancies in Leeds during the 6 months to 23 November 2017.

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
23 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 68 41 33
Rank change year-on-year -27 -8 +29
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Developer 184 302 451
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Leeds 3.70% 5.53% 6.52%
As % of the Job Titles category 3.81% 5.64% 6.68%
Number of salaries quoted 168 288 389
Leeds median annual salary £47,500 £46,000 £45,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.26% +1.10% +3.41%
10th Percentile £37,500 £36,775 £37,500
90th Percentile £63,750 £57,500 £58,750
West Yorkshire median annual salary £45,000 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year -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 4826 5350 6756
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 97.06% 98.02% 97.73%
Number of salaries quoted 4080 4612 5436
Leeds median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% +1.19% +5.00%
10th Percentile £27,000 £26,000 £26,250
90th Percentile £62,500 £62,450 £60,000
West Yorkshire median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year - +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 23 November 2017.

Salary histogram for Senior Developer in Leeds

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

For the 6 months to 23 November 2017, Senior Developer job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Leeds region featuring Senior Developer in the job title.

1 114 (61.96%) .NET
2 110 (59.78%) C#
3 99 (53.80%) Agile Software Development
4 94 (51.09%) SQL
5 77 (41.85%) SQL Server
6 64 (34.78%) MVC
7 62 (33.70%) JavaScript
8 58 (31.52%) HTML
9 57 (30.98%) ASP.NET
10 56 (30.43%) CSS
11 53 (28.80%) TDD
12 50 (27.17%) Java
13 46 (25.00%) ASP.NET MVC
14 45 (24.46%) Microsoft
15 41 (22.28%) OO
16 37 (20.11%) AngularJS
17 35 (19.02%) SQL Server Integration Services
18 34 (18.48%) Web Services
19 33 (17.93%) Git (software)
20 32 (17.39%) .NET Framework
21 30 (16.30%) Continuous Integration
21 30 (16.30%) Scrum
22 27 (14.67%) T-SQL
23 25 (13.59%) Test Automation
23 25 (13.59%) Microsoft Azure
23 25 (13.59%) Spring
24 21 (11.41%) Web Development
24 21 (11.41%) jQuery
25 19 (10.33%) Degree
25 19 (10.33%) Oracle

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 7 (3.80%) Tomcat
2 5 (2.72%) Elasticsearch
3 4 (2.17%) JBoss
3 4 (2.17%) nginx
4 3 (1.63%) Apache
4 3 (1.63%) Jetty
4 3 (1.63%) Tornado
4 3 (1.63%) WebLogic
5 2 (1.09%) BizTalk Server
5 2 (1.09%) CMS
5 2 (1.09%) EPiServer
5 2 (1.09%) Kentico
5 2 (1.09%) SAS
5 2 (1.09%) Umbraco
6 1 (0.54%) Confluence
6 1 (0.54%) GlassFish
6 1 (0.54%) IIS
6 1 (0.54%) SharePoint
Business Applications
1 11 (5.98%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (0.54%) Magento
2 1 (0.54%) OpenCart
Cloud Services
1 25 (13.59%) Microsoft Azure
2 4 (2.17%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (1.09%) SaaS
4 1 (0.54%) Adobe Creative Cloud
4 1 (0.54%) Firebase
4 1 (0.54%) G Suite
4 1 (0.54%) GitHub
4 1 (0.54%) Google Play
4 1 (0.54%) npm
4 1 (0.54%) Office 365
4 1 (0.54%) Sage Pay
4 1 (0.54%) Slack
Communications & Networking
1 5 (2.72%) Firewall
2 3 (1.63%) AMQP
2 3 (1.63%) Internet
2 3 (1.63%) PPP
3 2 (1.09%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 77 (41.85%) SQL Server
2 35 (19.02%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 19 (10.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 17 (9.24%) MySQL
4 17 (9.24%) NoSQL
5 14 (7.61%) SQL Server 2008
5 14 (7.61%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 13 (7.07%) SQL Server 2005
7 8 (4.35%) Riak
8 7 (3.80%) MongoDB
9 6 (3.26%) Data Warehouse
10 5 (2.72%) Relational Database
11 4 (2.17%) Apache Cassandra
11 4 (2.17%) Event Store
11 4 (2.17%) Hadoop
11 4 (2.17%) OLAP
11 4 (2.17%) PostgreSQL
12 3 (1.63%) Couchbase
12 3 (1.63%) QlikView
12 3 (1.63%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 33 (17.93%) Git (software)
2 18 (9.78%) Visual Studio
3 15 (8.15%) Subversion
4 9 (4.89%) MorphX
5 8 (4.35%) Jenkins
5 8 (4.35%) Team Foundation Server
6 7 (3.80%) Selenium
7 6 (3.26%) JIRA
7 6 (3.26%) Mercurial
7 6 (3.26%) Octopus Deploy
7 6 (3.26%) PHPUnit
7 6 (3.26%) Vagrant
8 5 (2.72%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 5 (2.72%) Maven
8 5 (2.72%) TeamCity
9 4 (2.17%) Cucumber
10 3 (1.63%) FitNesse
10 3 (1.63%) JBehave
10 3 (1.63%) NUnit
10 3 (1.63%) PhpStorm
General
1 19 (10.33%) Finance
2 6 (3.26%) Advertising
3 5 (2.72%) Telecoms
4 4 (2.17%) Games
5 2 (1.09%) Retail
6 1 (0.54%) Automotive
6 1 (0.54%) Legal
6 1 (0.54%) Marketing
6 1 (0.54%) Multimedia
6 1 (0.54%) Publishing
6 1 (0.54%) Retail Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 114 (61.96%) .NET
2 58 (31.52%) HTML
3 57 (30.98%) ASP.NET
4 56 (30.43%) CSS
5 46 (25.00%) ASP.NET MVC
6 37 (20.11%) AngularJS
7 34 (18.48%) Web Services
8 32 (17.39%) .NET Framework
9 25 (13.59%) Spring
10 21 (11.41%) jQuery
11 16 (8.70%) HTML5
11 16 (8.70%) Node.js
12 13 (7.07%) Hibernate
13 12 (6.52%) Ajax
13 12 (6.52%) RabbitMQ
13 12 (6.52%) WinForms
14 11 (5.98%) WCF
14 11 (5.98%) WPF
15 10 (5.43%) JSON
15 10 (5.43%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 13 (7.07%) Greenfield Project
2 9 (4.89%) Data Structures
2 9 (4.89%) Enterprise Software
2 9 (4.89%) Management Information System
2 9 (4.89%) NHS
3 8 (4.35%) Analytical Skills
4 7 (3.80%) Computer Science
5 5 (2.72%) Algorithms
6 4 (2.17%) Tandem
7 3 (1.63%) Internet of Things
7 3 (1.63%) Machine to Machine
7 3 (1.63%) N-Tier
7 3 (1.63%) User Experience
8 2 (1.09%) Digital Media
8 2 (1.09%) Media Streaming
8 2 (1.09%) Mobile App
8 2 (1.09%) Video\Live Streaming
9 1 (0.54%) iPad
9 1 (0.54%) iPhone
9 1 (0.54%) Learning Management System
Operating Systems
1 4 (2.17%) Windows
2 3 (1.63%) CentOS
2 3 (1.63%) Fedora
2 3 (1.63%) Linux
3 2 (1.09%) Android
4 1 (0.54%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 99 (53.80%) Agile Software Development
2 64 (34.78%) MVC
3 53 (28.80%) TDD
4 41 (22.28%) OO
5 30 (16.30%) Continuous Integration
5 30 (16.30%) Scrum
6 25 (13.59%) Test Automation
7 21 (11.41%) Web Development
8 19 (10.33%) Mentoring
8 19 (10.33%) SDLC
9 16 (8.70%) BDD
10 14 (7.61%) Customer Requirements
11 13 (7.07%) Business Intelligence
11 13 (7.07%) DSDM
11 13 (7.07%) Pair Programming
11 13 (7.07%) Software Engineering
12 11 (5.98%) Front End Development
13 10 (5.43%) ERP
14 9 (4.89%) SOLID
14 9 (4.89%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 110 (59.78%) C#
2 94 (51.09%) SQL
3 62 (33.70%) JavaScript
4 50 (27.17%) Java
5 27 (14.67%) T-SQL
6 17 (9.24%) Python
7 16 (8.70%) Ruby
8 13 (7.07%) PHP
9 11 (5.98%) X++
10 8 (4.35%) C++
10 8 (4.35%) VB
11 7 (3.80%) VB.NET
11 7 (3.80%) VB6
12 5 (2.72%) C
12 5 (2.72%) PHP 7
12 5 (2.72%) TypeScript
13 3 (1.63%) Bash Shell
14 2 (1.09%) PHP 5
14 2 (1.09%) Scala
15 1 (0.54%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 19 (10.33%) Degree
2 8 (4.35%) Security Cleared
3 7 (3.80%) SC Cleared
4 6 (3.26%) Computer Science Degree
5 2 (1.09%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (1.09%) Data Quality
1 2 (1.09%) QA
System Software
1 15 (8.15%) Docker
2 1 (0.54%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 5 (2.72%) Ansible
1 5 (2.72%) Puppet
2 4 (2.17%) Opscode Chef
3 2 (1.09%) Oracle EDQ
3 2 (1.09%) Rancher
3 2 (1.09%) Terraform
Vendors
1 45 (24.46%) Microsoft
2 19 (10.33%) Oracle
3 5 (2.72%) DevExpress
3 5 (2.72%) Google
3 5 (2.72%) Salesforce.com
3 5 (2.72%) SAP
4 4 (2.17%) Xamarin
5 3 (1.63%) Atlassian
5 3 (1.63%) MicroStrategy
5 3 (1.63%) Red Hat
5 3 (1.63%) Tableau
6 2 (1.09%) Apple
7 1 (0.54%) Adobe
7 1 (0.54%) Twitter
7 1 (0.54%) Zend