The median annual salary for a Senior Software Developer was £42,500 in advertised job vacancies in Leeds during the 3 months to 27 March 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
3 months to
27 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 144 180 170
Rank change year-on-year +36 -10  
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Software Developer 18 1 19
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Leeds 0.69% 0.030% 0.51%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.71% 0.031% 0.52%
Number of salaries quoted 15 1 18
Median salary £42,500 £37,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +13.33% -16.66%  
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £37,500 £40,000
10% offered a salary of more than £49,000 £37,500 £46,500
UK excluding London median salary £47,500 £47,500 £43,000
% change year-on-year - +10.46%  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in permanent job vacancies advertised in Leeds. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such, the figures in the first row provide an indication of the number of permanent jobs in our overall sample.

IT Job Roles
Leeds
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 2523 3189 3656
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Leeds 97.41% 96.67% 97.91%
Number of salaries quoted 2228 2615 2943
Median salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% -  
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £29,000 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £55,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,000 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +1.20% +3.75%  

Senior Software Developer
Job Vacancy Trend in Leeds

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Leeds that featured Senior Software Developer in the job title.

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 Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in Leeds

For the 6 months to 27 March 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 36 (92.31%) C#
2 34 (87.18%) .NET
3 20 (51.28%) Agile Software Development
4 17 (43.59%) ASP.NET
5 16 (41.03%) SQL Server
6 11 (28.21%) JavaScript
6 11 (28.21%) TDD
6 11 (28.21%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 11 (28.21%) WCF
7 10 (25.64%) Web Development
7 10 (25.64%) Microsoft
8 9 (23.08%) HTML
8 9 (23.08%) CSS
8 9 (23.08%) Finance
8 9 (23.08%) Octopus Deploy
9 8 (20.51%) WPF
9 8 (20.51%) MVC
9 8 (20.51%) Delphi
9 8 (20.51%) SQL
9 8 (20.51%) SOA
9 8 (20.51%) Web Services
10 7 (17.95%) Visual Studio
10 7 (17.95%) QA
10 7 (17.95%) .NET Framework
10 7 (17.95%) Microsoft Azure
11 6 (15.38%) ASP.NET MVC
11 6 (15.38%) JIRA
11 6 (15.38%) LINQ
11 6 (15.38%) ASP.NET Web API
11 6 (15.38%) Middleware

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 4 (10.26%) BizTalk Server
2 1 (2.56%) IIS
2 1 (2.56%) SAS
Applications
1 2 (5.13%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 7 (17.95%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (5.13%) Cloud Computing
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (41.03%) SQL Server
2 11 (28.21%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 4 (10.26%) MySQL
4 2 (5.13%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 2 (5.13%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 1 (2.56%) SAS Enterprise Guide
Development Applications
1 9 (23.08%) Octopus Deploy
2 7 (17.95%) Visual Studio
3 6 (15.38%) JIRA
4 2 (5.13%) Jenkins
4 2 (5.13%) MSTest
4 2 (5.13%) NUnit
5 1 (2.56%) JUnit
5 1 (2.56%) Selenium
5 1 (2.56%) Subversion
5 1 (2.56%) Travis CI
General
1 9 (23.08%) Finance
2 1 (2.56%) Legal
2 1 (2.56%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 34 (87.18%) .NET
2 17 (43.59%) ASP.NET
3 11 (28.21%) WCF
4 9 (23.08%) CSS
4 9 (23.08%) HTML
5 8 (20.51%) Web Services
5 8 (20.51%) WPF
6 7 (17.95%) .NET Framework
7 6 (15.38%) ASP.NET MVC
7 6 (15.38%) ASP.NET Web API
7 6 (15.38%) LINQ
7 6 (15.38%) Middleware
8 5 (12.82%) AngularJS
8 5 (12.82%) Entity Framework
9 4 (10.26%) jQuery
9 4 (10.26%) Twitter Bootstrap
10 3 (7.69%) XML
11 2 (5.13%) ASP.NET Web Forms
11 2 (5.13%) SOAP
11 2 (5.13%) WF
Miscellaneous
1 4 (10.26%) iPad
2 3 (7.69%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (2.56%) Algorithms
3 1 (2.56%) Client/Server
3 1 (2.56%) Life Science
Operating Systems
1 2 (5.13%) Windows
2 1 (2.56%) Linux
2 1 (2.56%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (51.28%) Agile Software Development
2 11 (28.21%) TDD
3 10 (25.64%) Web Development
4 8 (20.51%) MVC
4 8 (20.51%) SOA
5 6 (15.38%) ERP
6 5 (12.82%) Automation Testing
6 5 (12.82%) BDD
6 5 (12.82%) Data Cleansing
6 5 (12.82%) DevOps
6 5 (12.82%) Software Engineering
7 4 (10.26%) OO
7 4 (10.26%) Waterfall
8 3 (7.69%) Continuous Integration
9 2 (5.13%) Data Protection
9 2 (5.13%) Domain-Driven Design
9 2 (5.13%) ETL
9 2 (5.13%) OOP
9 2 (5.13%) Pair Programming
9 2 (5.13%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 36 (92.31%) C#
2 11 (28.21%) JavaScript
3 8 (20.51%) Delphi
3 8 (20.51%) SQL
4 5 (12.82%) PowerShell
5 4 (10.26%) T-SQL
5 4 (10.26%) VB.NET
6 3 (7.69%) Java
7 2 (5.13%) C++
7 2 (5.13%) PL/SQL
8 1 (2.56%) Ruby
8 1 (2.56%) VB
8 1 (2.56%) VB6
Qualifications
1 4 (10.26%) Degree
2 2 (5.13%) SC Cleared
2 2 (5.13%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (17.95%) QA
System Software
1 2 (5.13%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 1 (2.56%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (2.56%) Puppet
Vendors
1 10 (25.64%) Microsoft
2 2 (5.13%) Oracle
3 1 (2.56%) Red Hat
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Salary: Up to £60,000 per annum plus benefits
Posted: 12 hours ago
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Salary: From £55,000 to £65,000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago