Period
to 22 May 2018

The median annual salary for a Senior Developer was £47,500 in advertised job vacancies in Leeds during the 6 months to 22 May 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
22 May 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 40 44 57
Rank change year-on-year +4 +13 -12
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Developer 287 286 309
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Leeds 6.08% 5.67% 4.82%
As % of the Job Titles category 6.25% 5.83% 4.98%
Number of salaries quoted 277 262 293
Leeds median annual salary £47,500 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.56% -
10th Percentile £38,750 £37,500 £33,750
90th Percentile £57,500 £61,125 £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 4,594 4,909 6,203
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 97.29% 97.38% 96.83%
Number of salaries quoted 3,885 4,239 5,099
Leeds median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% -
10th Percentile £28,000 £26,250 £26,750
90th Percentile £63,750 £61,250 £61,250
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 22 May 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 22 May 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.

1 148 (51.57%) JavaScript
2 128 (44.60%) Agile Software Development
3 124 (43.21%) C#
4 114 (39.72%) MVC
5 113 (39.37%) HTML
5 113 (39.37%) .NET
6 107 (37.28%) CSS
7 95 (33.10%) Java
8 92 (32.06%) TDD
9 88 (30.66%) PHP
10 77 (26.83%) OO
11 67 (23.34%) SQL Server
12 66 (23.00%) ASP.NET
13 63 (21.95%) SQL
14 58 (20.21%) ASP.NET MVC
14 58 (20.21%) AngularJS
15 57 (19.86%) jQuery
16 56 (19.51%) Web Development
17 53 (18.47%) Retail
18 51 (17.77%) Python
18 51 (17.77%) Git (software)
19 50 (17.42%) Finance
20 49 (17.07%) MySQL
21 47 (16.38%) Spring
22 45 (15.68%) Software Engineering
23 44 (15.33%) Node.js
24 43 (14.98%) Microsoft
25 41 (14.29%) HTML5
26 39 (13.59%) Mentoring
27 37 (12.89%) SDLC

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 24 (8.36%) Apache
2 14 (4.88%) Tomcat
3 9 (3.14%) Joomla!
4 5 (1.74%) CMS
4 5 (1.74%) Elasticsearch
5 3 (1.05%) IIS
5 3 (1.05%) SharePoint
6 2 (0.70%) Drupal
6 2 (0.70%) Orchard CMS
7 1 (0.35%) Confluence
7 1 (0.35%) WordPress
Applications
1 11 (3.83%) Microsoft Excel
2 7 (2.44%) Microsoft Office
3 1 (0.35%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 2 (0.70%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.35%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 20 (6.97%) Microsoft Azure
2 13 (4.53%) Amazon AWS
3 3 (1.05%) Cloud Computing
4 2 (0.70%) G Suite
4 2 (0.70%) Office 365
4 2 (0.70%) Slack
5 1 (0.35%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 2 (0.70%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 67 (23.34%) SQL Server
2 49 (17.07%) MySQL
3 27 (9.41%) NoSQL
4 17 (5.92%) MongoDB
5 14 (4.88%) Relational Database
5 14 (4.88%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 13 (4.53%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 12 (4.18%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 10 (3.48%) PostgreSQL
9 9 (3.14%) Data Warehouse
10 4 (1.39%) Couchbase
10 4 (1.39%) RavenDB
11 3 (1.05%) Oracle Database
11 3 (1.05%) SQL Server 2012
12 2 (0.70%) Power BI
12 2 (0.70%) SQL Server 2005
12 2 (0.70%) SQL Server 2008
13 1 (0.35%) BusinessObjects
13 1 (0.35%) SAP Data Services
13 1 (0.35%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 51 (17.77%) Git (software)
2 16 (5.57%) Subversion
3 14 (4.88%) Team Foundation Server
4 13 (4.53%) Cucumber
5 12 (4.18%) JIRA
6 11 (3.83%) Visual Studio
7 7 (2.44%) PHPUnit
7 7 (2.44%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
8 5 (1.74%) Android Studio
9 4 (1.39%) Appium
9 4 (1.39%) JUnit
10 3 (1.05%) Atlassian Bamboo
10 3 (1.05%) Jenkins
10 3 (1.05%) Selenium
11 2 (0.70%) Buildbot
11 2 (0.70%) Gradle
11 2 (0.70%) Ranorex
11 2 (0.70%) SoapUI
11 2 (0.70%) Visual Studio Team System
12 1 (0.35%) TeamCity
General
1 53 (18.47%) Retail
2 50 (17.42%) Finance
3 16 (5.57%) Marketing
4 10 (3.48%) Telecoms
5 4 (1.39%) Advertising
5 4 (1.39%) Legal
6 3 (1.05%) Automotive
7 2 (0.70%) Games
8 1 (0.35%) Law
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 113 (39.37%) .NET
1 113 (39.37%) HTML
2 107 (37.28%) CSS
3 66 (23.00%) ASP.NET
4 58 (20.21%) AngularJS
4 58 (20.21%) ASP.NET MVC
5 57 (19.86%) jQuery
6 47 (16.38%) Spring
7 44 (15.33%) Node.js
8 41 (14.29%) HTML5
9 34 (11.85%) .NET Framework
10 27 (9.41%) LAMP
11 24 (8.36%) Ajax
12 23 (8.01%) Twitter Bootstrap
13 22 (7.67%) Entity Framework
13 22 (7.67%) Hibernate
14 21 (7.32%) Sass
15 20 (6.97%) Django
15 20 (6.97%) Web Services
16 18 (6.27%) React
Miscellaneous
1 25 (8.71%) Greenfield Project
2 18 (6.27%) Enterprise Software
3 13 (4.53%) User Experience
4 4 (1.39%) Analytical Skills
4 4 (1.39%) Computer Science
4 4 (1.39%) Digital Media
4 4 (1.39%) Tandem
5 3 (1.05%) Mobile App
6 2 (0.70%) Management Information System
6 2 (0.70%) NHS
6 2 (0.70%) N-Tier
6 2 (0.70%) Self-Motivation
7 1 (0.35%) Blog
7 1 (0.35%) Device Driver
7 1 (0.35%) Smart Meter
Operating Systems
1 15 (5.23%) Linux
2 14 (4.88%) Windows
3 8 (2.79%) Android
4 3 (1.05%) Apple iOS
5 2 (0.70%) Unix
6 1 (0.35%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (0.35%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 128 (44.60%) Agile Software Development
2 114 (39.72%) MVC
3 92 (32.06%) TDD
4 77 (26.83%) OO
5 56 (19.51%) Web Development
6 45 (15.68%) Software Engineering
7 39 (13.59%) Mentoring
8 37 (12.89%) SDLC
9 33 (11.50%) BDD
10 29 (10.10%) Unit Testing
11 25 (8.71%) OOP
12 23 (8.01%) Scrum
13 21 (7.32%) Problem-Solving
14 20 (6.97%) Coaching
14 20 (6.97%) Continuous Integration
14 20 (6.97%) Open Source
15 18 (6.27%) Business Intelligence
15 18 (6.27%) Pair Programming
16 16 (5.57%) OOD
17 15 (5.23%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 148 (51.57%) JavaScript
2 124 (43.21%) C#
3 95 (33.10%) Java
4 88 (30.66%) PHP
5 63 (21.95%) SQL
6 51 (17.77%) Python
7 18 (6.27%) Ruby
8 17 (5.92%) PHP 5
9 16 (5.57%) Java 8
10 15 (5.23%) C
10 15 (5.23%) C++
11 13 (4.53%) PHP 7
11 13 (4.53%) Scala
12 12 (4.18%) T-SQL
13 6 (2.09%) VB.NET
14 3 (1.05%) Objective-C
14 3 (1.05%) PL/SQL
14 3 (1.05%) VBA
15 2 (0.70%) Shell Script
15 2 (0.70%) VB6
Qualifications
1 4 (1.39%) Computer Science Degree
1 4 (1.39%) Degree
2 2 (0.70%) Security Cleared
3 1 (0.35%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 31 (10.80%) QA
2 1 (0.35%) Data Quality
System Software
1 2 (0.70%) Docker
Systems Management
1 5 (1.74%) SmoothWall
2 1 (0.35%) Ansible
2 1 (0.35%) Puppet
Vendors
1 43 (14.98%) Microsoft
2 15 (5.23%) Salesforce.com
3 13 (4.53%) Zend
4 11 (3.83%) Google
5 10 (3.48%) Oracle
5 10 (3.48%) Tableau
6 7 (2.44%) Alteryx
6 7 (2.44%) Twitter
7 4 (1.39%) CA Agile Central
7 4 (1.39%) PayPal
8 3 (1.05%) Capita
9 2 (0.70%) DevExpress
10 1 (0.35%) SAP