Backend Developer Jobs in the North of England

Backend Developer
England > North of England

The median Backend Developer salary in the North of England is £55,000 per year, according to job vacancies posted during the 6 months leading to 12 July 2024.

The table below provides salary benchmarking and summary statistics, comparing them to the same period in the previous two years.

6 months to
12 Jul 2024
Same period 2023 Same period 2022
Rank 325 369 420
Rank change year-on-year +44 +51 -95
Permanent jobs requiring a Backend Developer 57 33 52
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the North of England 0.30% 0.23% 0.26%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.32% 0.26% 0.27%
Number of salaries quoted 51 28 30
10th Percentile £45,000 £42,500 £33,750
25th Percentile £50,000 £51,875 £37,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £55,000 £67,500 £50,000
Median % change year-on-year -18.52% +35.00% +16.28%
75th Percentile £62,500 £78,750 £58,750
90th Percentile £65,000 - £67,500
England median annual salary £60,000 £67,500 £65,000
% change year-on-year -11.11% +3.85% +8.33%

All Permanent IT Job Vacancies
North of England

For comparison with the information above, the following table provides summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies in the North of England. 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.

Permanent vacancies in the North of England with a recognized job title 17,885 12,496 18,983
% of permanent jobs with a recognized job title 95.17% 88.84% 96.29%
Number of salaries quoted 13,124 7,787 11,499
10th Percentile £27,187 £30,500 £28,000
25th Percentile £36,250 £39,000 £37,731
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £50,000 £53,500 £50,000
Median % change year-on-year -6.54% +7.00% +5.26%
75th Percentile £65,000 £69,136 £66,250
90th Percentile £78,750 £80,551 £81,250
England median annual salary £52,550 £60,000 £60,000
% change year-on-year -12.42% - +9.09%

Backend Developer
Job Vacancy Trend in the North of England

Job postings that featured Backend Developer in the job title as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in the North of England.

Job vacancy trend for Backend Developer in the North of England

Backend Developer
Salary Trend in the North of England

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing Backend Developer in the North of England.

Salary trend for Backend Developer in the North of England

Backend Developer
Salary Histogram in the North of England

Salary distribution for jobs citing Backend Developer in the North of England over the 6 months to 12 July 2024.

Salary histogram for Backend Developer in the North of England

Backend Developer
Job Locations in the North of England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Backend Developer within the North of England region over the 6 months to 12 July 2024. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Jobs
North West +10 38 £52,500 -22.22% 3
Yorkshire +41 17 £57,500 -25.81%
North East -19 2 £45,000 -14.29%
Backend Developer
England

Backend Developer Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring Skills and Capabilities in the North of England

For the 6 months to 12 July 2024, Backend Developer job roles required the following skills and capabilities in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the North of England region featuring Backend Developer in the job title.

1 33 (57.89%) Software Engineering
2 21 (36.84%) Software Testing
3 20 (35.09%) AWS
4 16 (28.07%) Agile
5 15 (26.32%) .NET
6 12 (21.05%) MySQL
6 12 (21.05%) C#
6 12 (21.05%) JavaScript
7 11 (19.30%) SQL
8 10 (17.54%) TDD
8 10 (17.54%) Node.js
8 10 (17.54%) Social Skills
9 9 (15.79%) Clean Code
9 9 (15.79%) Linux
9 9 (15.79%) OOP
9 9 (15.79%) PHP
10 8 (14.04%) CSS
10 8 (14.04%) OO
10 8 (14.04%) CI/CD
10 8 (14.04%) Design Patterns
10 8 (14.04%) Serverless
11 7 (12.28%) Terraform
11 7 (12.28%) Greenfield Project
11 7 (12.28%) E-Commerce
11 7 (12.28%) DynamoDB
11 7 (12.28%) Microservices
11 7 (12.28%) React
11 7 (12.28%) AWS Lambda
12 6 (10.53%) Docker
12 6 (10.53%) Azure

Backend Developer Skill Set
Co-occurring Skills and Capabilities in the North of England by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same employment type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 4 (7.02%) Apache
1 4 (7.02%) nginx
2 1 (1.75%) WordPress
Business Applications
1 1 (1.75%) Shopify
Cloud Services
1 20 (35.09%) AWS
2 8 (14.04%) Serverless
3 7 (12.28%) AWS Lambda
4 6 (10.53%) Azure
5 5 (8.77%) SaaS
6 4 (7.02%) Amazon Kinesis
6 4 (7.02%) Azure Service Bus
6 4 (7.02%) Datadog
6 4 (7.02%) GCP
7 3 (5.26%) GitHub
8 2 (3.51%) Amazon ECS
8 2 (3.51%) Amazon EKS
8 2 (3.51%) Amazon EventBridge
8 2 (3.51%) Amazon MSK
8 2 (3.51%) Amazon SQS
8 2 (3.51%) GitHub Actions
9 1 (1.75%) BigCommerce
9 1 (1.75%) Cloud Computing
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (21.05%) MySQL
2 7 (12.28%) DynamoDB
3 4 (7.02%) Data Warehouse
3 4 (7.02%) NoSQL
4 3 (5.26%) PostgreSQL
5 2 (3.51%) Amazon Aurora
5 2 (3.51%) DocumentDB
5 2 (3.51%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 4 (7.02%) Bitbucket
1 4 (7.02%) PHPUnit
2 3 (5.26%) Git
3 2 (3.51%) Subversion
4 1 (1.75%) TeamCity
General
1 10 (17.54%) Social Skills
2 6 (10.53%) Retail
3 5 (8.77%) Finance
3 5 (8.77%) Marketing
4 3 (5.26%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (3.51%) Health Technology
6 1 (1.75%) Games
6 1 (1.75%) Legal
6 1 (1.75%) Public Sector
6 1 (1.75%) Tech for Good
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (26.32%) .NET
2 10 (17.54%) Node.js
3 8 (14.04%) CSS
4 7 (12.28%) React
5 6 (10.53%) HTML
6 5 (8.77%) Kafka
6 5 (8.77%) Laravel
6 5 (8.77%) OAuth
6 5 (8.77%) RESTful
6 5 (8.77%) Symfony
7 4 (7.02%) LAMP
7 4 (7.02%) LEMP Stack
8 3 (5.26%) MSMQ
8 3 (5.26%) RabbitMQ
8 3 (5.26%) REST
9 2 (3.51%) CakePHP
9 2 (3.51%) JSON
10 1 (1.75%) .NET Framework
10 1 (1.75%) jQuery
10 1 (1.75%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 7 (12.28%) Greenfield Project
2 3 (5.26%) Video\Live Streaming
3 2 (3.51%) Graphic Design
3 2 (3.51%) Product Ownership
4 1 (1.75%) Legacy Applications
Operating Systems
1 9 (15.79%) Linux
2 2 (3.51%) Windows
3 1 (1.75%) Android
3 1 (1.75%) CentOS
3 1 (1.75%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (1.75%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 33 (57.89%) Software Engineering
2 21 (36.84%) Software Testing
3 16 (28.07%) Agile
4 10 (17.54%) TDD
5 9 (15.79%) Clean Code
5 9 (15.79%) OOP
6 8 (14.04%) CI/CD
6 8 (14.04%) Design Patterns
6 8 (14.04%) OO
7 7 (12.28%) E-Commerce
7 7 (12.28%) Microservices
8 6 (10.53%) Collaborative Working
8 6 (10.53%) MVC
8 6 (10.53%) Web Development
9 5 (8.77%) API Development
9 5 (8.77%) Waterfall
10 4 (7.02%) People Management
10 4 (7.02%) Scrum
10 4 (7.02%) SOLID
10 4 (7.02%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 12 (21.05%) C#
1 12 (21.05%) JavaScript
2 11 (19.30%) SQL
3 9 (15.79%) PHP
4 6 (10.53%) Python
5 5 (8.77%) Java
6 3 (5.26%) TypeScript
7 1 (1.75%) Go
Qualifications
1 2 (3.51%) Degree
1 2 (3.51%) DV Cleared
1 2 (3.51%) Security Cleared
2 1 (1.75%) Computer Science Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.51%) QA
2 1 (1.75%) GDPR
System Software
1 6 (10.53%) Docker
2 5 (8.77%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 7 (12.28%) Terraform
2 1 (1.75%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 4 (7.02%) Google
2 2 (3.51%) Microsoft
3 1 (1.75%) Informatica