Period
to 24 November 2017

The median annual salary for a Software Developer was £37,000 in advertised job vacancies in Wakefield during the 6 months to 24 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
West Yorkshire > Wakefield
6 months to
24 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 33 28 37
Rank change year-on-year -5 +9 +14
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Developer 9 19 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Wakefield 3.59% 6.71% 2.43%
As % of the Job Titles category 3.67% 6.81% 2.50%
Number of salaries quoted 4 23 6
Wakefield median annual salary £37,000 £32,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +13.85% -27.78% +40.63%
10th Percentile £31,000 £28,250 £36,500
90th Percentile £45,350 £40,250 £50,000
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 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 245 279 200
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 97.61% 98.59% 97.09%
Number of salaries quoted 218 270 174
Wakefield median annual salary £35,000 £37,500 £34,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -6.67% +8.70% +15.00%
10th Percentile £21,250 £22,725 £19,000
90th Percentile £49,125 £55,000 £47,500
West Yorkshire median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year - +6.25% -

Software Developer
Job Vacancy Trend in Wakefield

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

Job vacancy trend for Software Developer in Wakefield

Software Developer
Salary Trend in Wakefield

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

Salary trend for Software Developer in Wakefield

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

For the 6 months to 24 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 Wakefield region featuring Software Developer in the job title.

1 9 (100.00%) C#
1 9 (100.00%) .NET
2 8 (88.89%) JavaScript
3 7 (77.78%) SQL
4 6 (66.67%) ASP.NET
4 6 (66.67%) CSS
4 6 (66.67%) HTML
4 6 (66.67%) Visual Studio
4 6 (66.67%) HTML5
5 5 (55.56%) Oracle Database 12c
5 5 (55.56%) Oracle Database
5 5 (55.56%) Driving Licence
5 5 (55.56%) Spatial Data
5 5 (55.56%) Oracle
5 5 (55.56%) PL/SQL
5 5 (55.56%) Microsoft
5 5 (55.56%) WinForms
5 5 (55.56%) Ajax
5 5 (55.56%) Degree
5 5 (55.56%) LINQ
5 5 (55.56%) Oracle Database 11g
6 3 (33.33%) MVC
7 2 (22.22%) Agile Software Development
7 2 (22.22%) Retail
7 2 (22.22%) Apache
7 2 (22.22%) Greenfield Project
7 2 (22.22%) React Native
7 2 (22.22%) Docker
7 2 (22.22%) React
7 2 (22.22%) Node.js

Software 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 2 (22.22%) Apache
Cloud Services
1 1 (11.11%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (11.11%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (55.56%) Oracle Database
1 5 (55.56%) Oracle Database 11g
1 5 (55.56%) Oracle Database 12c
1 5 (55.56%) Spatial Data
2 1 (11.11%) Crystal Reports
Development Applications
1 6 (66.67%) Visual Studio
General
1 2 (22.22%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (100.00%) .NET
2 6 (66.67%) ASP.NET
2 6 (66.67%) CSS
2 6 (66.67%) HTML
2 6 (66.67%) HTML5
3 5 (55.56%) Ajax
3 5 (55.56%) LINQ
3 5 (55.56%) WinForms
4 2 (22.22%) Node.js
4 2 (22.22%) React
4 2 (22.22%) React Native
5 1 (11.11%) ADO.NET
5 1 (11.11%) ASP.NET MVC
5 1 (11.11%) CSS3
5 1 (11.11%) EDI
5 1 (11.11%) EDIFACT
5 1 (11.11%) jQuery
5 1 (11.11%) Twitter Bootstrap
5 1 (11.11%) Web Services
5 1 (11.11%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 5 (55.56%) Driving Licence
2 2 (22.22%) Greenfield Project
3 1 (11.11%) Enterprise Software
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (33.33%) MVC
2 2 (22.22%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (11.11%) BDD
3 1 (11.11%) Domain-Driven Design
3 1 (11.11%) ERP
3 1 (11.11%) Front End Development
3 1 (11.11%) Logistics
3 1 (11.11%) SDLC
3 1 (11.11%) SOLID
3 1 (11.11%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 9 (100.00%) C#
2 8 (88.89%) JavaScript
3 7 (77.78%) SQL
4 5 (55.56%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (55.56%) Degree
System Software
1 2 (22.22%) Docker
Vendors
1 5 (55.56%) Microsoft
1 5 (55.56%) Oracle
2 1 (11.11%) SAP