Period
to 23 November 2017

The median annual salary for a Developer was £36,500 in advertised job vacancies in Wakefield 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.

Developer
West Yorkshire > Wakefield
6 months to
23 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 6 1 1
Rank change year-on-year -5 0 0
Permanent jobs requiring a Developer 42 90 69
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Wakefield 17.21% 31.91% 33.66%
As % of the Job Titles category 17.50% 32.37% 34.67%
Number of salaries quoted 35 98 75
Wakefield median annual salary £36,500 £37,500 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -2.67% +7.14% -
10th Percentile £21,250 £25,400 £29,600
90th Percentile £44,500 £45,000 £47,500
West Yorkshire median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +6.25% - +6.67%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Wakefield. 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
Wakefield
Permanent vacancies in Wakefield with a recognized job title 240 278 199
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 98.36% 98.58% 97.07%
Number of salaries quoted 214 269 173
Wakefield median annual salary £35,000 £37,500 £34,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -6.67% +10.29% +13.33%
10th Percentile £21,250 £22,750 £19,000
90th Percentile £49,625 £55,000 £47,500
West Yorkshire median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year - +6.25% -

Developer
Job Vacancy Trend in Wakefield

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

Job vacancy trend for Developer in Wakefield

Developer
Salary Trend in Wakefield

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

Salary trend for Developer in Wakefield

Developer
Salary Histogram in Wakefield

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

Salary histogram for Developer in Wakefield

Developer Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in Wakefield

For the 6 months to 23 November 2017, 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 Wakefield region featuring Developer in the job title.

1 27 (64.29%) C#
1 27 (64.29%) SQL
1 27 (64.29%) .NET
2 24 (57.14%) JavaScript
3 16 (38.10%) Degree
3 16 (38.10%) HTML
3 16 (38.10%) CSS
3 16 (38.10%) MVC
4 13 (30.95%) SQL Server
5 11 (26.19%) Microsoft
5 11 (26.19%) Visual Studio
5 11 (26.19%) ASP.NET
6 10 (23.81%) Oracle
7 9 (21.43%) Agile Software Development
8 8 (19.05%) Web Development
8 8 (19.05%) HTML5
8 8 (19.05%) Front End Development
9 7 (16.67%) Oracle Database
9 7 (16.67%) Relational Database
9 7 (16.67%) Node.js
9 7 (16.67%) RDBMS
9 7 (16.67%) WinForms
10 6 (14.29%) Software Engineering
10 6 (14.29%) Ajax
11 5 (11.90%) TDD
11 5 (11.90%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 5 (11.90%) WCF
11 5 (11.90%) LINQ
11 5 (11.90%) Oracle Database 11g
11 5 (11.90%) Business Intelligence

Developer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Wakefield 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 3 (7.14%) Anypoint
1 3 (7.14%) Tomcat
2 2 (4.76%) Apache
Business Applications
1 2 (4.76%) Dynamics NAV
2 1 (2.38%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 4 (9.52%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (7.14%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (7.14%) Cloud Computing
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (30.95%) SQL Server
2 7 (16.67%) Oracle Database
2 7 (16.67%) RDBMS
2 7 (16.67%) Relational Database
3 5 (11.90%) Data Warehouse
3 5 (11.90%) Oracle Database 11g
3 5 (11.90%) Oracle Database 12c
3 5 (11.90%) Spatial Data
3 5 (11.90%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 4 (9.52%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 2 (4.76%) BusinessObjects
5 2 (4.76%) MySQL
5 2 (4.76%) PostgreSQL
5 2 (4.76%) SAP Data Services
5 2 (4.76%) SQL Server 2008
5 2 (4.76%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 1 (2.38%) Crystal Reports
6 1 (2.38%) DB2
6 1 (2.38%) SAP BW
6 1 (2.38%) SAP HANA
Development Applications
1 11 (26.19%) Visual Studio
2 2 (4.76%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
3 1 (2.38%) Git (software)
3 1 (2.38%) TeamCity
General
1 4 (9.52%) Manufacturing
2 2 (4.76%) Retail
3 1 (2.38%) Electronics
3 1 (2.38%) Legal
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 27 (64.29%) .NET
2 16 (38.10%) CSS
2 16 (38.10%) HTML
3 11 (26.19%) ASP.NET
4 8 (19.05%) HTML5
5 7 (16.67%) Node.js
5 7 (16.67%) WinForms
6 6 (14.29%) Ajax
7 5 (11.90%) LINQ
7 5 (11.90%) React
7 5 (11.90%) WCF
7 5 (11.90%) XML
8 4 (9.52%) Web Services
9 3 (7.14%) CSS3
9 3 (7.14%) JMS
9 3 (7.14%) jQuery
10 2 (4.76%) .NET Framework
10 2 (4.76%) ASP.NET Web API
10 2 (4.76%) React Native
10 2 (4.76%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 5 (11.90%) Driving Licence
2 4 (9.52%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (9.52%) Computer Science
3 3 (7.14%) Data Structures
4 2 (4.76%) Greenfield Project
4 2 (4.76%) Mobile App
5 1 (2.38%) Enterprise Software
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (38.10%) MVC
2 9 (21.43%) Agile Software Development
3 8 (19.05%) Front End Development
3 8 (19.05%) Web Development
4 6 (14.29%) Software Engineering
5 5 (11.90%) Business Intelligence
5 5 (11.90%) TDD
6 4 (9.52%) Mathematics
6 4 (9.52%) SOA
7 3 (7.14%) Continuous Deployment
7 3 (7.14%) Continuous Improvement
7 3 (7.14%) Continuous Integration
7 3 (7.14%) ERP
7 3 (7.14%) Performance Tuning
7 3 (7.14%) Translating Business Requirements
8 2 (4.76%) ETL
8 2 (4.76%) ITIL
8 2 (4.76%) Mentoring
8 2 (4.76%) Presales
8 2 (4.76%) PRINCE2
Programming Languages
1 27 (64.29%) C#
1 27 (64.29%) SQL
2 24 (57.14%) JavaScript
3 5 (11.90%) C++
3 5 (11.90%) PL/SQL
3 5 (11.90%) T-SQL
4 4 (9.52%) VB
5 3 (7.14%) Java
6 2 (4.76%) C
6 2 (4.76%) PHP
6 2 (4.76%) VB6
7 1 (2.38%) RPG
7 1 (2.38%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 16 (38.10%) Degree
2 4 (9.52%) Computer Science Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (4.76%) QA
2 1 (2.38%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 2 (4.76%) Docker
Vendors
1 11 (26.19%) Microsoft
2 10 (23.81%) Oracle
3 5 (11.90%) SAP
4 3 (7.14%) MuleSoft
5 1 (2.38%) QAD