The median annual salary for a Software Developer was £40,000 in advertised job vacancies in Leeds during the 3 months to 23 June 2017.

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

Software Developer
3 months to
23 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 92 96 92
Rank change year-on-year +4 -4  
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Developer 66 66 94
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Leeds 2.61% 2.25% 2.83%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.69% 2.30% 2.89%
Number of salaries quoted 61 62 84
Median salary £40,000 £35,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +14.28% -12.50%  
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £27,500 £31,500
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £60,000 £45,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,250
% change year-on-year - +1.91%  

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 2458 2871 3253
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Leeds 97.12% 97.89% 98.01%
Number of salaries quoted 2042 2375 2576
Median salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% -  
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £25,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £57,500 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +2.40% +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 23 June 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 June 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.

1 128 (78.05%) C#
2 120 (73.17%) .NET
3 93 (56.71%) MVC
4 89 (54.27%) ASP.NET
5 68 (41.46%) JavaScript
6 67 (40.85%) HTML
6 67 (40.85%) CSS
6 67 (40.85%) Agile Software Development
7 63 (38.41%) ASP.NET MVC
7 63 (38.41%) SQL
8 56 (34.15%) SQL Server
9 38 (23.17%) AngularJS
10 37 (22.56%) Microsoft
11 33 (20.12%) .NET Framework
12 32 (19.51%) jQuery
13 29 (17.68%) Java
14 28 (17.07%) WCF
15 26 (15.85%) TDD
15 26 (15.85%) ASP.NET Web API
16 25 (15.24%) Web Services
16 25 (15.24%) Degree
17 21 (12.80%) OO
17 21 (12.80%) Visual Studio
18 20 (12.20%) Scrum
19 19 (11.59%) XML
20 18 (10.98%) Finance
20 18 (10.98%) HTML5
21 17 (10.37%) Twitter Bootstrap
22 16 (9.76%) Entity Framework
22 16 (9.76%) JIRA

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 6 (3.66%) CMS
1 6 (3.66%) Tomcat
2 4 (2.44%) Confluence
3 3 (1.83%) BizTalk Server
4 2 (1.22%) Elasticsearch
4 2 (1.22%) IIS
5 1 (0.61%) Apache
5 1 (0.61%) Apache Solr
5 1 (0.61%) Apache Spark
5 1 (0.61%) Captiva
5 1 (0.61%) JBoss
5 1 (0.61%) nginx
5 1 (0.61%) NServiceBus
5 1 (0.61%) Umbraco
5 1 (0.61%) WebLogic
Applications
1 1 (0.61%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 2 (1.22%) NetSuite
Cloud Services
1 11 (6.71%) Microsoft Azure
2 5 (3.05%) GitHub
3 4 (2.44%) Cloud Computing
4 2 (1.22%) Amazon AWS
4 2 (1.22%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (1.83%) HTTP
2 2 (1.22%) Skype
3 1 (0.61%) AMQP
3 1 (0.61%) LDAP
3 1 (0.61%) PuTTY
Database & Business Intelligence
1 56 (34.15%) SQL Server
2 16 (9.76%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 15 (9.15%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 14 (8.54%) MySQL
5 9 (5.49%) SQL Server 2005
6 6 (3.66%) Relational Database
7 3 (1.83%) NoSQL
7 3 (1.83%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 2 (1.22%) PostgreSQL
8 2 (1.22%) SQL Server 2008
8 2 (1.22%) SQL Server 2012
9 1 (0.61%) Crystal Reports
9 1 (0.61%) Event Store
9 1 (0.61%) MongoDB
9 1 (0.61%) MS Access
9 1 (0.61%) Riak
Development Applications
1 21 (12.80%) Visual Studio
2 16 (9.76%) JIRA
3 14 (8.54%) Selenium
4 12 (7.32%) Git (software)
5 11 (6.71%) Jenkins
6 7 (4.27%) NUnit
6 7 (4.27%) Subversion
6 7 (4.27%) Team Foundation Server
6 7 (4.27%) WebDriver
7 6 (3.66%) Octopus Deploy
8 5 (3.05%) Bugzilla
8 5 (3.05%) SpecFlow
8 5 (3.05%) TeamCity
9 4 (2.44%) FogBugz
10 3 (1.83%) Cucumber
10 3 (1.83%) JUnit
10 3 (1.83%) Maven
11 2 (1.22%) NetBeans
12 1 (0.61%) Ant
12 1 (0.61%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 18 (10.98%) Finance
2 4 (2.44%) Legal
2 4 (2.44%) Manufacturing
2 4 (2.44%) Retail
3 2 (1.22%) Banking
3 2 (1.22%) Games
4 1 (0.61%) Advertising
4 1 (0.61%) Law
4 1 (0.61%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 120 (73.17%) .NET
2 89 (54.27%) ASP.NET
3 67 (40.85%) CSS
3 67 (40.85%) HTML
4 63 (38.41%) ASP.NET MVC
5 38 (23.17%) AngularJS
6 33 (20.12%) .NET Framework
7 32 (19.51%) jQuery
8 28 (17.07%) WCF
9 26 (15.85%) ASP.NET Web API
10 25 (15.24%) Web Services
11 19 (11.59%) XML
12 18 (10.98%) HTML5
13 17 (10.37%) Twitter Bootstrap
14 16 (9.76%) Entity Framework
15 15 (9.15%) WinForms
16 12 (7.32%) ASP.NET Web Forms
16 12 (7.32%) JSON
16 12 (7.32%) SOAP
17 11 (6.71%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 15 (9.15%) Computer Science
2 14 (8.54%) Greenfield Project
3 9 (5.49%) Enterprise Software
4 7 (4.27%) Analytical Skills
4 7 (4.27%) Mobile App
5 4 (2.44%) iPad
5 4 (2.44%) N-Tier
6 1 (0.61%) Algorithms
6 1 (0.61%) BBC
6 1 (0.61%) Data Centre
6 1 (0.61%) Data Protection Act
6 1 (0.61%) Replication
6 1 (0.61%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 10 (6.10%) Linux
2 8 (4.88%) Windows
3 4 (2.44%) Android
3 4 (2.44%) Apple iOS
4 1 (0.61%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 93 (56.71%) MVC
2 67 (40.85%) Agile Software Development
3 26 (15.85%) TDD
4 21 (12.80%) OO
5 20 (12.20%) Scrum
6 15 (9.15%) Software Engineering
7 14 (8.54%) Mentoring
8 13 (7.93%) OOP
9 12 (7.32%) BDD
9 12 (7.32%) Web Development
10 9 (5.49%) Test Automation
11 8 (4.88%) ERP
11 8 (4.88%) Project Management
12 7 (4.27%) API Design
12 7 (4.27%) SDET
13 6 (3.66%) Coaching
13 6 (3.66%) Data Protection
13 6 (3.66%) E-Commerce
14 5 (3.05%) Continuous Integration
14 5 (3.05%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 128 (78.05%) C#
2 68 (41.46%) JavaScript
3 63 (38.41%) SQL
4 29 (17.68%) Java
5 15 (9.15%) T-SQL
6 12 (7.32%) PHP
7 9 (5.49%) Groovy
8 8 (4.88%) VB.NET
9 7 (4.27%) Delphi
9 7 (4.27%) PHP 7
9 7 (4.27%) VB
10 6 (3.66%) VB6
11 4 (2.44%) C++
11 4 (2.44%) Python
12 2 (1.22%) PowerShell
12 2 (1.22%) Ruby
13 1 (0.61%) F#
13 1 (0.61%) Haskell
13 1 (0.61%) LINC
13 1 (0.61%) Scala
Qualifications
1 25 (15.24%) Degree
2 3 (1.83%) Computer Science Degree
2 3 (1.83%) SC Cleared
2 3 (1.83%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (1.83%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 2 (1.22%) QA
System Software
1 2 (1.22%) Docker
1 2 (1.22%) Virtual Machines
2 1 (0.61%) Apache ZooKeeper
Systems Management
1 1 (0.61%) Grafana
1 1 (0.61%) HP Quality Center
1 1 (0.61%) Nagios
1 1 (0.61%) Opsview
1 1 (0.61%) Puppet
Vendors
1 37 (22.56%) Microsoft
2 4 (2.44%) Oracle
2 4 (2.44%) SAP
3 3 (1.83%) hybris
3 3 (1.83%) Xamarin
4 1 (0.61%) EMC
4 1 (0.61%) Kofax
4 1 (0.61%) Remedy
4 1 (0.61%) Sencha
4 1 (0.61%) Splunk
4 1 (0.61%) T-Plan
4 1 (0.61%) Zend
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