The median annual salary for a Software Developer was £40,000 in advertised job vacancies in Leeds during the 3 months to 24 March 2017.

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

3 months to
24 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Software Developer
Rank 67 123 80
Rank change year-on-year +56 -43  
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Developer 98 50 114
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Leeds 3.78% 1.53% 3.10%
As % of the Job Titles category 3.88% 1.58% 3.16%
Number of salaries quoted 83 32 109
Median salary £40,000 £35,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +12.67% -11.25%  
90% offered a salary of more than £35,200 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £52,250 £45,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year - +5.26%  

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 2527 3168 3603
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Leeds 97.34% 96.67% 97.91%
Number of salaries quoted 2226 2608 2889
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%  

Software Developer
Job Vacancy Trend in Leeds

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

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 3 months to 24 March 2017.

Salary histogram for Software Developer in Leeds

Software Developer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leeds

For the 6 months to 24 March 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.

1 139 (76.80%) C#
2 127 (70.17%) .NET
3 101 (55.80%) MVC
4 96 (53.04%) Agile Software Development
5 93 (51.38%) ASP.NET
6 90 (49.72%) JavaScript
7 67 (37.02%) ASP.NET MVC
8 66 (36.46%) SQL Server
9 64 (35.36%) SQL
10 62 (34.25%) HTML
10 62 (34.25%) CSS
11 47 (25.97%) AngularJS
12 43 (23.76%) .NET Framework
13 41 (22.65%) TDD
14 37 (20.44%) WCF
15 36 (19.89%) jQuery
15 36 (19.89%) Web Services
16 34 (18.78%) Java
16 34 (18.78%) Microsoft
16 34 (18.78%) Finance
17 32 (17.68%) WPF
18 30 (16.57%) Software Engineering
19 27 (14.92%) HTML5
19 27 (14.92%) ASP.NET Web API
20 25 (13.81%) Scrum
21 24 (13.26%) Web Development
22 23 (12.71%) SQL Server Integration Services
23 20 (11.05%) Degree
23 20 (11.05%) MySQL
24 19 (10.50%) OO

Software Developer Skill Set
Top Related 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 10 (5.52%) CMS
2 6 (3.31%) BizTalk Server
3 3 (1.66%) Confluence
4 2 (1.10%) Elasticsearch
4 2 (1.10%) IIS
4 2 (1.10%) Tomcat
5 1 (0.55%) Apache Solr
5 1 (0.55%) Captiva
5 1 (0.55%) GeoServer
5 1 (0.55%) JBoss
5 1 (0.55%) nginx
5 1 (0.55%) SAS
5 1 (0.55%) Umbraco
5 1 (0.55%) WebLogic
Applications
1 16 (8.84%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.55%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 9 (4.97%) GitHub
1 9 (4.97%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (1.10%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (1.10%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (0.55%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (0.55%) HTTP
1 1 (0.55%) LDAP
1 1 (0.55%) PuTTY
Database & Business Intelligence
1 66 (36.46%) SQL Server
2 23 (12.71%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 20 (11.05%) MySQL
4 12 (6.63%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 9 (4.97%) SQL Server 2005
6 5 (2.76%) SQL Server 2008
6 5 (2.76%) SQL Server 2012
7 4 (2.21%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 3 (1.66%) MongoDB
8 3 (1.66%) PostgreSQL
8 3 (1.66%) Relational Database
9 2 (1.10%) NoSQL
10 1 (0.55%) Crystal Reports
10 1 (0.55%) GIS
10 1 (0.55%) MS Access
10 1 (0.55%) SAS Enterprise Guide
Development Applications
1 19 (10.50%) Git (software)
2 15 (8.29%) Selenium
3 13 (7.18%) JIRA
4 12 (6.63%) Visual Studio
5 10 (5.52%) Octopus Deploy
6 9 (4.97%) Jenkins
6 9 (4.97%) WebDriver
7 4 (2.21%) NUnit
8 3 (1.66%) Appium
8 3 (1.66%) Cucumber
8 3 (1.66%) JUnit
8 3 (1.66%) Subversion
8 3 (1.66%) Team Foundation Server
9 2 (1.10%) GitLab
9 2 (1.10%) MSTest
9 2 (1.10%) NetBeans
9 2 (1.10%) SoapUI
9 2 (1.10%) Visual Studio Tools for Office
10 1 (0.55%) Bugzilla
10 1 (0.55%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 34 (18.78%) Finance
2 11 (6.08%) Legal
3 8 (4.42%) Retail
4 3 (1.66%) Manufacturing
5 2 (1.10%) Banking
5 2 (1.10%) Games
5 2 (1.10%) Telecoms
6 1 (0.55%) Advertising
6 1 (0.55%) Law
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 127 (70.17%) .NET
2 93 (51.38%) ASP.NET
3 67 (37.02%) ASP.NET MVC
4 62 (34.25%) CSS
4 62 (34.25%) HTML
5 47 (25.97%) AngularJS
6 43 (23.76%) .NET Framework
7 37 (20.44%) WCF
8 36 (19.89%) jQuery
8 36 (19.89%) Web Services
9 32 (17.68%) WPF
10 27 (14.92%) ASP.NET Web API
10 27 (14.92%) HTML5
11 17 (9.39%) Entity Framework
11 17 (9.39%) XML
12 16 (8.84%) Angular 2
12 16 (8.84%) CSS3
13 15 (8.29%) RESTful
14 13 (7.18%) ASP.NET Web Forms
14 13 (7.18%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 11 (6.08%) Enterprise Software
2 10 (5.52%) Computer Science
3 8 (4.42%) iPad
4 7 (3.87%) N-Tier
5 6 (3.31%) Mobile App
6 2 (1.10%) Algorithms
7 1 (0.55%) Analytical Skills
7 1 (0.55%) BBC
7 1 (0.55%) Client/Server
7 1 (0.55%) Data Centre
7 1 (0.55%) Data Protection Act
7 1 (0.55%) e-Learning
7 1 (0.55%) Life Science
7 1 (0.55%) Replication
7 1 (0.55%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 11 (6.08%) Linux
2 8 (4.42%) Windows
3 3 (1.66%) Android
3 3 (1.66%) Apple iOS
4 1 (0.55%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (0.55%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 101 (55.80%) MVC
2 96 (53.04%) Agile Software Development
3 41 (22.65%) TDD
4 30 (16.57%) Software Engineering
5 25 (13.81%) Scrum
6 24 (13.26%) Web Development
7 19 (10.50%) OO
8 16 (8.84%) BDD
9 14 (7.73%) Continuous Integration
10 12 (6.63%) Data Protection
10 12 (6.63%) Mentoring
10 12 (6.63%) Project Management
11 10 (5.52%) SOA
12 9 (4.97%) DevOps
12 9 (4.97%) ERP
13 8 (4.42%) OOP
13 8 (4.42%) User Acceptance Testing
14 7 (3.87%) Automation Testing
14 7 (3.87%) SDLC
14 7 (3.87%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 139 (76.80%) C#
2 90 (49.72%) JavaScript
3 64 (35.36%) SQL
4 34 (18.78%) Java
5 16 (8.84%) T-SQL
6 14 (7.73%) PHP
7 11 (6.08%) VB.NET
8 10 (5.52%) Groovy
9 9 (4.97%) VB
10 7 (3.87%) Delphi
10 7 (3.87%) PowerShell
10 7 (3.87%) VB6
11 6 (3.31%) PHP 7
11 6 (3.31%) Ruby
11 6 (3.31%) Scala
12 5 (2.76%) Python
13 3 (1.66%) C++
14 2 (1.10%) PL/SQL
15 1 (0.55%) C
15 1 (0.55%) Perl
Qualifications
1 20 (11.05%) Degree
2 6 (3.31%) SC Cleared
2 6 (3.31%) Security Cleared
3 2 (1.10%) ISEB
3 2 (1.10%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (3.87%) QA
System Software
1 4 (2.21%) Virtual Machines
2 1 (0.55%) Apache ZooKeeper
Systems Management
1 1 (0.55%) HP Quality Center
1 1 (0.55%) Nagios
1 1 (0.55%) Opsview
Vendors
1 34 (18.78%) Microsoft
2 5 (2.76%) Oracle
3 3 (1.66%) hybris
3 3 (1.66%) Zend
4 1 (0.55%) EMC
4 1 (0.55%) Kofax
4 1 (0.55%) Red Hat
4 1 (0.55%) Remedy
4 1 (0.55%) Sencha
4 1 (0.55%) T-Plan
4 1 (0.55%) Xamarin
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