Period
to 28 May 2020

The median annual salary for a Senior Developer was £50,000 in advertised job vacancies in Leeds during the 6 months to 28 May 2020.

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
28 May 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 48 42 39
Rank change year-on-year -6 -3 +6
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Developer 103 174 292
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in Leeds 4.41% 5.59% 6.16%
As % of the Job Titles category 4.62% 5.73% 6.34%
Number of salaries quoted 115 169 316
Median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.26% -
10th Percentile £38,750 £38,750 £38,750
90th Percentile £64,500 £60,000 £57,500
West Yorkshire median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
% 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 2,229 3,038 4,606
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.50% 97.59% 97.13%
Number of salaries quoted 1,886 2,642 3,885
Median annual salary £50,000 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +11.11% - +5.88%
10th Percentile £28,750 £28,750 £28,000
90th Percentile £70,000 £67,500 £65,000
West Yorkshire median annual salary £47,500 £43,000 £44,500
% change year-on-year +10.47% -3.37% +4.71%

Senior Developer
Job Vacancy Trend in Leeds

Job postings that featured Senior Developer in the job title as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in Leeds.

Job vacancy trend for Senior Developer in Leeds

Senior Developer
Salary Trend in Leeds

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing Senior Developer in Leeds.

Salary trend for Senior Developer in Leeds

Senior Developer
Salary Histogram in Leeds

Salary distribution for jobs citing Senior Developer in Leeds over the 6 months to 28 May 2020.

Salary histogram for Senior Developer in Leeds

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

For the 6 months to 28 May 2020, 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 48 (46.60%) Java
2 47 (45.63%) Agile Software Development
3 45 (43.69%) JavaScript
4 39 (37.86%) AWS
5 35 (33.98%) .NET
6 34 (33.01%) Docker
7 29 (28.16%) C#
8 28 (27.18%) TDD
8 28 (27.18%) Azure
9 27 (26.21%) Spring
10 25 (24.27%) Spring Boot
11 23 (22.33%) React
11 23 (22.33%) CSS
12 21 (20.39%) Software Engineering
13 20 (19.42%) HTML
14 19 (18.45%) MySQL
14 19 (18.45%) SQL Server
14 19 (18.45%) Vue.js
15 18 (17.48%) .NET Core
16 17 (16.50%) AngularJS
16 17 (16.50%) Node.js
16 17 (16.50%) Artificial Intelligence
16 17 (16.50%) Microsoft
17 16 (15.53%) BDD
18 15 (14.56%) MVC
18 15 (14.56%) Test Automation
19 14 (13.59%) OO
19 14 (13.59%) ASP.NET
20 13 (12.62%) SQL
20 13 (12.62%) Android

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 2 (1.94%) CMS
1 2 (1.94%) Elasticsearch
1 2 (1.94%) nginx
1 2 (1.94%) WordPress
2 1 (0.97%) Apache
2 1 (0.97%) Apache Spark
2 1 (0.97%) EPiServer
2 1 (0.97%) IIS
2 1 (0.97%) Sitecore CMS
2 1 (0.97%) Umbraco
Applications
1 2 (1.94%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 1 (0.97%) Shopify
Cloud Services
1 39 (37.86%) AWS
2 28 (27.18%) Azure
3 11 (10.68%) AWS IoT
4 5 (4.85%) GCP
5 3 (2.91%) SaaS
6 2 (1.94%) PaaS
6 2 (1.94%) Power Platform
7 1 (0.97%) GitHub
7 1 (0.97%) IaaS
7 1 (0.97%) Slack
Communications & Networking
1 11 (10.68%) RFID
2 1 (0.97%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (18.45%) MySQL
1 19 (18.45%) SQL Server
2 13 (12.62%) NoSQL
3 4 (3.88%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 2 (1.94%) Data Lake
4 2 (1.94%) PostgreSQL
4 2 (1.94%) Power BI
4 2 (1.94%) Redis
4 2 (1.94%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 1 (0.97%) Big Data
5 1 (0.97%) Oracle Database
5 1 (0.97%) Oracle Database 12c
5 1 (0.97%) Pentaho
5 1 (0.97%) Relational Database
5 1 (0.97%) SQL Server 2008
5 1 (0.97%) SQL Server 2012
5 1 (0.97%) SQL Server 2016
5 1 (0.97%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 8 (7.77%) Git (software)
2 3 (2.91%) Xcode
3 2 (1.94%) Jenkins
3 2 (1.94%) JUnit
3 2 (1.94%) Octopus Deploy
3 2 (1.94%) Selenium
3 2 (1.94%) SpecFlow
3 2 (1.94%) Subversion
3 2 (1.94%) Visual Studio
4 1 (0.97%) JIRA
4 1 (0.97%) Maven
4 1 (0.97%) NUnit
4 1 (0.97%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 6 (5.83%) Finance
2 3 (2.91%) Marketing
2 3 (2.91%) Retail
3 2 (1.94%) Back Office
4 1 (0.97%) Advertising
4 1 (0.97%) Automotive
4 1 (0.97%) Games
4 1 (0.97%) Manufacturing
4 1 (0.97%) Pharmaceutical
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 35 (33.98%) .NET
2 27 (26.21%) Spring
3 25 (24.27%) Spring Boot
4 23 (22.33%) CSS
4 23 (22.33%) React
5 20 (19.42%) HTML
6 19 (18.45%) Vue.js
7 18 (17.48%) .NET Core
8 17 (16.50%) AngularJS
8 17 (16.50%) Node.js
9 14 (13.59%) ASP.NET
10 12 (11.65%) .NET Framework
11 9 (8.74%) Entity Framework
12 6 (5.83%) ASP.NET MVC
13 5 (4.85%) Angular 2
13 5 (4.85%) jQuery
14 4 (3.88%) Laravel
14 4 (3.88%) RESTful
15 3 (2.91%) HTML5
15 3 (2.91%) iOS SDK
Miscellaneous
1 11 (10.68%) Linux Command Line
2 4 (3.88%) Mobile App
2 4 (3.88%) User Experience
3 3 (2.91%) Self-Motivation
4 2 (1.94%) Client/Server
4 2 (1.94%) Greenfield Project
4 2 (1.94%) NHS
5 1 (0.97%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (0.97%) EPoS
5 1 (0.97%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 13 (12.62%) Android
2 11 (10.68%) Unix
3 5 (4.85%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 47 (45.63%) Agile Software Development
2 28 (27.18%) TDD
3 21 (20.39%) Software Engineering
4 17 (16.50%) Artificial Intelligence
5 16 (15.53%) BDD
6 15 (14.56%) MVC
6 15 (14.56%) Test Automation
7 14 (13.59%) OO
8 13 (12.62%) Web Development
9 11 (10.68%) Analytics
9 11 (10.68%) Android Development
9 11 (10.68%) Data Analytics
9 11 (10.68%) Front End Development
9 11 (10.68%) Mentoring
9 11 (10.68%) Software Testing
10 9 (8.74%) Continuous Integration
11 8 (7.77%) DevOps
12 7 (6.80%) Microservices
12 7 (6.80%) Unit Testing
13 6 (5.83%) Stakeholder Engagement
Programming Languages
1 48 (46.60%) Java
2 45 (43.69%) JavaScript
3 29 (28.16%) C#
4 13 (12.62%) SQL
5 11 (10.68%) PHP
6 8 (7.77%) TypeScript
7 7 (6.80%) Java 8
8 6 (5.83%) Python
9 4 (3.88%) Ruby
9 4 (3.88%) T-SQL
10 3 (2.91%) Apple Swift
10 3 (2.91%) Objective-C
11 2 (1.94%) Kotlin
11 2 (1.94%) Scala
11 2 (1.94%) VB.NET
12 1 (0.97%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 4 (3.88%) SC Cleared
1 4 (3.88%) Security Cleared
2 1 (0.97%) MCSD
2 1 (0.97%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 34 (33.01%) Docker
Systems Management
1 6 (5.83%) Kubernetes
2 2 (1.94%) Terraform
3 1 (0.97%) Puppet
Vendors
1 17 (16.50%) Microsoft
2 3 (2.91%) Google
2 3 (2.91%) Oracle
3 2 (1.94%) Xamarin
4 1 (0.97%) Apple
4 1 (0.97%) Sitecore
4 1 (0.97%) Talend
4 1 (0.97%) Zend