Period
to 21 November 2017

The median annual salary for a Senior Software Developer was £44,500 in advertised job vacancies in Leeds during the 6 months to 21 November 2017.

The first table below provides salary benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to same period in the previous 2 years.

Senior Software Developer
6 months to
21 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 213 208 250
Rank change year-on-year -5 +42 +14
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Software Developer 14 24 24
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Leeds 0.28% 0.44% 0.35%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.29% 0.45% 0.35%
Number of salaries quoted 10 22 26
Leeds median annual salary £44,500 £50,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -11.00% - +11.11%
10th Percentile £37,275 £41,625 £42,500
90th Percentile £51,625 £52,500 £58,750
West Yorkshire median annual salary £45,000 £50,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year -10.00% +11.11% -

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 4836 5292 6775
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 97.07% 98.04% 97.75%
Number of salaries quoted 4089 4563 5453
Leeds median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% - +6.25%
10th Percentile £27,000 £25,750 £26,250
90th Percentile £62,500 £62,500 £60,000
West Yorkshire median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year - +6.25% -

Senior Software Developer
Job Vacancy Trend in Leeds

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

Job vacancy trend for Senior Software Developer in Leeds

Senior Software Developer
Salary Trend in Leeds

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Senior Software Developer in Leeds.

Salary trend for Senior Software Developer in Leeds

Senior Software Developer
Salary Histogram in Leeds

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Senior Software Developer in Leeds over the 6 months to 21 November 2017.

Salary histogram for Senior Software Developer in Leeds

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

For the 6 months to 21 November 2017, Senior Software 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 Software Developer in the job title.

1 11 (78.57%) C#
2 9 (64.29%) .NET
3 8 (57.14%) Agile Software Development
4 7 (50.00%) MVC
5 6 (42.86%) ASP.NET
6 5 (35.71%) CSS
6 5 (35.71%) SQL Server
6 5 (35.71%) JavaScript
6 5 (35.71%) HTML
6 5 (35.71%) Microsoft Azure
6 5 (35.71%) ASP.NET MVC
7 4 (28.57%) Greenfield Project
7 4 (28.57%) Java
7 4 (28.57%) SQL
7 4 (28.57%) TDD
7 4 (28.57%) Software Engineering
8 3 (21.43%) C++
8 3 (21.43%) Visual Studio
8 3 (21.43%) Web Services
8 3 (21.43%) OO
8 3 (21.43%) Microsoft
8 3 (21.43%) Jenkins
8 3 (21.43%) Twitter Bootstrap
9 2 (14.29%) Continuous Integration
9 2 (14.29%) AngularJS
9 2 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
9 2 (14.29%) DSDM
9 2 (14.29%) Python
9 2 (14.29%) Finance
9 2 (14.29%) Video\Live Streaming

Senior Software 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 1 (7.14%) BizTalk Server
Cloud Services
1 5 (35.71%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (7.14%) G Suite
2 1 (7.14%) Office 365
2 1 (7.14%) Slack
Communications & Networking
1 2 (14.29%) PPP
2 1 (7.14%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (35.71%) SQL Server
2 1 (7.14%) Relational Database
2 1 (7.14%) SQL Server 2005
2 1 (7.14%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 1 (7.14%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 1 (7.14%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 3 (21.43%) Jenkins
1 3 (21.43%) Visual Studio
2 2 (14.29%) Selenium
3 1 (7.14%) Appium
3 1 (7.14%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 1 (7.14%) Buildbot
3 1 (7.14%) Cucumber
3 1 (7.14%) JIRA
3 1 (7.14%) Ranorex
3 1 (7.14%) SoapUI
3 1 (7.14%) Subversion
General
1 2 (14.29%) Finance
2 1 (7.14%) Advertising
2 1 (7.14%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (64.29%) .NET
2 6 (42.86%) ASP.NET
3 5 (35.71%) ASP.NET MVC
3 5 (35.71%) CSS
3 5 (35.71%) HTML
4 3 (21.43%) Twitter Bootstrap
4 3 (21.43%) Web Services
5 2 (14.29%) .NET Framework
5 2 (14.29%) AngularJS
5 2 (14.29%) jQuery
5 2 (14.29%) SOAP
6 1 (7.14%) LINQ
6 1 (7.14%) Middleware
6 1 (7.14%) RESTful
6 1 (7.14%) Spring
6 1 (7.14%) WCF
6 1 (7.14%) WinForms
Miscellaneous
1 4 (28.57%) Greenfield Project
2 2 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (14.29%) Video\Live Streaming
3 1 (7.14%) Computer Science
3 1 (7.14%) Enterprise Software
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (57.14%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (50.00%) MVC
3 4 (28.57%) Software Engineering
3 4 (28.57%) TDD
4 3 (21.43%) OO
5 2 (14.29%) B2C
5 2 (14.29%) Continuous Integration
5 2 (14.29%) DSDM
5 2 (14.29%) Scrum
6 1 (7.14%) Analytical Thinking
6 1 (7.14%) BDD
6 1 (7.14%) DevOps
6 1 (7.14%) Front End Development
6 1 (7.14%) Kanban
6 1 (7.14%) Mentoring
6 1 (7.14%) Pair Programming
6 1 (7.14%) Performance Testing
6 1 (7.14%) SDET
6 1 (7.14%) Software Testing
6 1 (7.14%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 11 (78.57%) C#
2 5 (35.71%) JavaScript
3 4 (28.57%) Java
3 4 (28.57%) SQL
4 3 (21.43%) C++
5 2 (14.29%) C
5 2 (14.29%) PHP
5 2 (14.29%) Python
5 2 (14.29%) Ruby
5 2 (14.29%) T-SQL
6 1 (7.14%) Scala
6 1 (7.14%) VB
6 1 (7.14%) VB.NET
6 1 (7.14%) VB6
Qualifications
1 1 (7.14%) Degree
1 1 (7.14%) SC Cleared
1 1 (7.14%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 1 (7.14%) Virtual Machines
Vendors
1 3 (21.43%) Microsoft
2 1 (7.14%) Google