Period
to 23 November 2017

The median annual salary for a Software Developer was £40,000 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.

Software Developer
6 months to
23 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 115 96 115
Rank change year-on-year -19 +19 -11
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Developer 107 161 169
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Leeds 2.15% 2.95% 2.44%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.22% 3.01% 2.50%
Number of salaries quoted 86 174 170
Leeds median annual salary £40,000 £35,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +14.29% -12.50% +14.29%
10th Percentile £25,000 £28,250 £28,125
90th Percentile £53,125 £55,000 £55,000
West Yorkshire median annual salary £42,500 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year +13.33% - +7.14%

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% -

Software Developer
Job Vacancy Trend in Leeds

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

Job vacancy trend for Software Developer in Leeds

Software Developer
Salary Trend in Leeds

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

Salary trend for Software Developer in Leeds

Software Developer
Salary Histogram in Leeds

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Software Developer in Leeds over the 6 months to 23 November 2017.

Salary histogram for Software Developer in Leeds

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

For the 6 months to 23 November 2017, 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 Software Developer in the job title.

1 82 (76.64%) C#
2 78 (72.90%) .NET
3 58 (54.21%) SQL
4 52 (48.60%) ASP.NET
5 47 (43.93%) Agile Software Development
6 45 (42.06%) MVC
7 36 (33.64%) JavaScript
8 35 (32.71%) HTML
9 33 (30.84%) CSS
10 31 (28.97%) ASP.NET MVC
11 28 (26.17%) SQL Server
12 26 (24.30%) .NET Framework
12 26 (24.30%) OO
13 25 (23.36%) Microsoft
14 21 (19.63%) Java
14 21 (19.63%) Software Engineering
15 19 (17.76%) Subversion
15 19 (17.76%) Selenium
16 18 (16.82%) TDD
17 17 (15.89%) Finance
17 17 (15.89%) Test Automation
18 16 (14.95%) SpecFlow
18 16 (14.95%) AngularJS
19 15 (14.02%) ASP.NET Web API
19 15 (14.02%) Continuous Integration
19 15 (14.02%) Degree
20 14 (13.08%) JIRA
20 14 (13.08%) Entity Framework
21 13 (12.15%) TeamCity
21 13 (12.15%) Mentoring

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 9 (8.41%) Confluence
2 5 (4.67%) Apache
2 5 (4.67%) Apache Spark
2 5 (4.67%) Tomcat
3 4 (3.74%) JBoss
3 4 (3.74%) Jetty
3 4 (3.74%) WebLogic
4 1 (0.93%) BizTalk Server
4 1 (0.93%) SAS
4 1 (0.93%) SharePoint
4 1 (0.93%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 7 (6.54%) Microsoft Excel
Cloud Services
1 9 (8.41%) Microsoft Azure
2 5 (4.67%) Google Cloud Platform
3 1 (0.93%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (0.93%) G Suite
3 1 (0.93%) GitHub
3 1 (0.93%) IaaS
3 1 (0.93%) Office 365
3 1 (0.93%) PaaS
3 1 (0.93%) SaaS
3 1 (0.93%) Slack
Communications & Networking
1 2 (1.87%) PPP
1 2 (1.87%) Skype
2 1 (0.93%) DNS
2 1 (0.93%) HTTP
2 1 (0.93%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 28 (26.17%) SQL Server
2 9 (8.41%) Riak
3 7 (6.54%) Relational Database
4 6 (5.61%) NoSQL
4 6 (5.61%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 6 (5.61%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 5 (4.67%) Event Store
5 5 (4.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 4 (3.74%) Couchbase
6 4 (3.74%) Hadoop
6 4 (3.74%) MongoDB
6 4 (3.74%) Redis
7 2 (1.87%) SQL Server 2008
7 2 (1.87%) SQL Server 2012
8 1 (0.93%) PostgreSQL
8 1 (0.93%) SAS Enterprise Guide
8 1 (0.93%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 19 (17.76%) Selenium
1 19 (17.76%) Subversion
2 16 (14.95%) SpecFlow
3 14 (13.08%) JIRA
4 13 (12.15%) TeamCity
5 12 (11.21%) WebDriver
6 11 (10.28%) Jenkins
6 11 (10.28%) Team Foundation Server
7 10 (9.35%) Visual Studio
8 9 (8.41%) Octopus Deploy
9 8 (7.48%) Cucumber
10 6 (5.61%) Git (software)
11 4 (3.74%) Bugzilla
11 4 (3.74%) FogBugz
11 4 (3.74%) Mercurial
11 4 (3.74%) NUnit
11 4 (3.74%) Visual Studio Team System
12 3 (2.80%) Oracle Forms
13 1 (0.93%) Maven
13 1 (0.93%) Ranorex
General
1 17 (15.89%) Finance
2 7 (6.54%) Games
3 5 (4.67%) Manufacturing
3 5 (4.67%) Retail
4 3 (2.80%) Advertising
4 3 (2.80%) Pharmaceutical
5 2 (1.87%) Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 78 (72.90%) .NET
2 52 (48.60%) ASP.NET
3 35 (32.71%) HTML
4 33 (30.84%) CSS
5 31 (28.97%) ASP.NET MVC
6 26 (24.30%) .NET Framework
7 16 (14.95%) AngularJS
8 15 (14.02%) ASP.NET Web API
9 14 (13.08%) Entity Framework
10 10 (9.35%) jQuery
11 9 (8.41%) REST
12 8 (7.48%) Twitter Bootstrap
12 8 (7.48%) WCF
12 8 (7.48%) Web Services
13 7 (6.54%) WinForms
14 6 (5.61%) ASP.NET Web Forms
14 6 (5.61%) RESTful
15 5 (4.67%) Kafka
15 5 (4.67%) Sensu
15 5 (4.67%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 12 (11.21%) Analytical Skills
2 11 (10.28%) Enterprise Software
3 9 (8.41%) Greenfield Project
4 5 (4.67%) User Experience
5 4 (3.74%) Computer Science
5 4 (3.74%) Mobile App
5 4 (3.74%) Public Cloud
6 3 (2.80%) NHS
7 2 (1.87%) Life Science
7 2 (1.87%) Video\Live Streaming
8 1 (0.93%) Algorithms
8 1 (0.93%) Data Centre
8 1 (0.93%) Hybrid Cloud
8 1 (0.93%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 7 (6.54%) Unix
2 6 (5.61%) Windows
3 2 (1.87%) Linux
4 1 (0.93%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 47 (43.93%) Agile Software Development
2 45 (42.06%) MVC
3 26 (24.30%) OO
4 21 (19.63%) Software Engineering
5 18 (16.82%) TDD
6 17 (15.89%) Test Automation
7 15 (14.02%) Continuous Integration
8 13 (12.15%) Mentoring
8 13 (12.15%) SDLC
9 12 (11.21%) Scrum
10 11 (10.28%) Coaching
11 9 (8.41%) BDD
11 9 (8.41%) SDET
12 7 (6.54%) Web Development
13 6 (5.61%) Collaborative Working
13 6 (5.61%) DSDM
13 6 (5.61%) OOD
13 6 (5.61%) SOA
14 5 (4.67%) DevOps
14 5 (4.67%) Kanban
Programming Languages
1 82 (76.64%) C#
2 58 (54.21%) SQL
3 36 (33.64%) JavaScript
4 21 (19.63%) Java
5 12 (11.21%) Python
6 7 (6.54%) VBA
7 6 (5.61%) T-SQL
8 4 (3.74%) C++
9 3 (2.80%) COBOL
9 3 (2.80%) LINC
9 3 (2.80%) PHP
9 3 (2.80%) PL/SQL
9 3 (2.80%) VB
10 2 (1.87%) C
10 2 (1.87%) Ruby
11 1 (0.93%) Scala
11 1 (0.93%) VB.NET
11 1 (0.93%) VB6
Qualifications
1 15 (14.02%) Degree
2 1 (0.93%) Computer Science Degree
2 1 (0.93%) SC Cleared
2 1 (0.93%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (3.74%) QA
System Software
1 5 (4.67%) Docker
2 1 (0.93%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 5 (4.67%) Grafana
1 5 (4.67%) Puppet
Vendors
1 25 (23.36%) Microsoft
2 9 (8.41%) Google
3 5 (4.67%) Splunk
4 3 (2.80%) Oracle
4 3 (2.80%) SAP
4 3 (2.80%) Twitter
5 1 (0.93%) Red Hat
5 1 (0.93%) webMethods