Period
to 18 January 2019

The median annual salary for a Developer was £42,500 in advertised job vacancies in West Yorkshire during the 6 months to 18 January 2019.

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

Developer
Yorkshire > West Yorkshire
6 months to
18 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 2 2 3
Rank change year-on-year 0 +1 -1
Permanent jobs requiring a Developer 1,344 1,812 1,875
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in West Yorkshire 27.94% 27.19% 25.60%
As % of the Job Titles category 28.73% 27.85% 26.16%
Number of salaries quoted 1,160 1,628 1,741
West Yorkshire median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +6.25% -
10th Percentile £30,000 £27,500 £28,250
90th Percentile £57,500 £55,000 £55,000
Yorkshire median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +6.25% - -

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in West Yorkshire. 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
West Yorkshire
Permanent vacancies in West Yorkshire with a recognized job title 4,678 6,507 7,168
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 97.26% 97.63% 97.87%
Number of salaries quoted 3,930 5,535 6,193
West Yorkshire median annual salary £43,136 £42,500 £42,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +1.50% +1.19% +2.44%
10th Percentile £26,000 £26,750 £26,000
90th Percentile £62,500 £60,000 £62,500
Yorkshire median annual salary £42,500 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +1.19% +5.00% -

Developer
Job Vacancy Trend in West Yorkshire

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

Job vacancy trend for Developer in West Yorkshire

Developer
Salary Trend in West Yorkshire

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

Salary trend for Developer in West Yorkshire

Developer
Salary Histogram in West Yorkshire

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Developer in West Yorkshire over the 6 months to 18 January 2019.

Salary histogram for Developer in West Yorkshire

Developer
Job Locations in West Yorkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Developer within the West Yorkshire region over the 6 months to 18 January 2019. 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
Job
Vacancies
Leeds 0 967 £42,500 - 259
Bradford -2 97 £42,000 -1.18% 42
Wakefield -1 79 £35,000 -12.50% 24
Halifax 0 48 £42,500 +25.93% 12
Huddersfield -1 43 £45,000 +5.88% 29
Wetherby -2 22 £37,500 - 5
Pontefract +2 13 £37,000 -12.94% 5
Ilkley -4 7 £38,500 +10.00% 5
Batley -1 3 £42,500 - 4
Pudsey -1 3 £31,500 -10.00%
Otley -1 3 - -
Brighouse -1 2 £32,500 -23.53% 1
Bingley -3 2 £50,000 +53.85% 2
Keighley +6 1 - - 1
Dewsbury -2 1 £50,000 +17.65% 1
Hebden Bridge - 1 £35,000 -
Developer
Yorkshire

Developer Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in West Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 18 January 2019, Developer job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the West Yorkshire region featuring Developer in the job title.

1 712 (52.98%) JavaScript
2 654 (48.66%) C#
3 564 (41.96%) .NET
4 543 (40.40%) Agile Software Development
5 529 (39.36%) SQL
6 442 (32.89%) MVC
7 416 (30.95%) HTML
8 378 (28.13%) TDD
9 376 (27.98%) CSS
10 364 (27.08%) SQL Server
11 346 (25.74%) ASP.NET
12 333 (24.78%) Microsoft
13 318 (23.66%) Java
14 243 (18.08%) Git (software)
15 242 (18.01%) Software Engineering
16 223 (16.59%) ASP.NET MVC
17 220 (16.37%) AngularJS
18 212 (15.77%) jQuery
19 209 (15.55%) BDD
20 203 (15.10%) React
21 202 (15.03%) Continuous Integration
22 190 (14.14%) Microsoft Azure
23 185 (13.76%) Node.js
24 171 (12.72%) HTML5
25 162 (12.05%) PHP
26 154 (11.46%) .NET Framework
27 149 (11.09%) Web Services
28 148 (11.01%) Front End Development
29 146 (10.86%) Greenfield Project
30 143 (10.64%) Test Automation

Developer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in West Yorkshire 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 65 (4.84%) CMS
2 41 (3.05%) Elasticsearch
3 40 (2.98%) IIS
4 37 (2.75%) nginx
5 35 (2.60%) WordPress
6 25 (1.86%) SharePoint
7 23 (1.71%) Confluence
8 21 (1.56%) Apache
9 15 (1.12%) BizTalk Server
9 15 (1.12%) Umbraco
10 14 (1.04%) Apache Spark
11 10 (0.74%) SAS
11 10 (0.74%) Sitecore CMS
11 10 (0.74%) Tomcat
12 6 (0.45%) CICS
12 6 (0.45%) EPiServer
12 6 (0.45%) Kentico
12 6 (0.45%) Oracle Workflow
13 5 (0.37%) Marvel
14 4 (0.30%) Drupal
Applications
1 32 (2.38%) Photoshop
2 17 (1.26%) Microsoft Excel
3 13 (0.97%) Microsoft Office
4 8 (0.60%) Adobe Illustrator
4 8 (0.60%) GIMP
5 5 (0.37%) Chatbot
6 4 (0.30%) Acrobat
7 2 (0.15%) Adobe Creative Suite
7 2 (0.15%) MS Visio
7 2 (0.15%) Spreadsheet
8 1 (0.074%) Fireworks
8 1 (0.074%) InVision
8 1 (0.074%) UXPin
Business Applications
1 19 (1.41%) Magento
2 5 (0.37%) Visualfiles
3 4 (0.30%) Dynamics CRM
3 4 (0.30%) Oracle ERP
4 3 (0.22%) Oracle Payables
4 3 (0.22%) Oracle Receivables
4 3 (0.22%) Shopify
5 2 (0.15%) Cognos Business Intelligence
5 2 (0.15%) Dynamics AX
5 2 (0.15%) Exstream
5 2 (0.15%) Oracle Applications
5 2 (0.15%) Oracle EBS
5 2 (0.15%) Payment Gateway
5 2 (0.15%) SAP HR
5 2 (0.15%) SAP Payroll
6 1 (0.074%) Cognos TM1
6 1 (0.074%) FastStats
6 1 (0.074%) SAP Business One
6 1 (0.074%) SAP FI
6 1 (0.074%) SAP SD
Cloud Services
1 190 (14.14%) Microsoft Azure
2 139 (10.34%) Amazon AWS
3 53 (3.94%) GitHub
4 29 (2.16%) Google Cloud Platform
5 22 (1.64%) Office 365
6 18 (1.34%) Google Analytics
7 16 (1.19%) AdWords
8 15 (1.12%) Sage Pay
9 12 (0.89%) npm
10 11 (0.82%) G Suite
10 11 (0.82%) SaaS
11 10 (0.74%) Serverless
12 9 (0.67%) AWS Lambda
13 8 (0.60%) Slack
14 7 (0.52%) Force.com
15 6 (0.45%) PaaS
16 5 (0.37%) Amazon Kinesis
16 5 (0.37%) Amazon SageMaker
16 5 (0.37%) Fastly
17 4 (0.30%) Apigee
Communications & Networking
1 18 (1.34%) HTTP
1 18 (1.34%) Internet
2 9 (0.67%) SMS
3 2 (0.15%) FTP
4 1 (0.074%) AMQP
4 1 (0.074%) HTTPS
4 1 (0.074%) Intranet
4 1 (0.074%) SSL
4 1 (0.074%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 364 (27.08%) SQL Server
2 108 (8.04%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 98 (7.29%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 92 (6.85%) MySQL
5 71 (5.28%) NoSQL
6 64 (4.76%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 60 (4.46%) Data Warehouse
8 57 (4.24%) MongoDB
9 43 (3.20%) PostgreSQL
10 40 (2.98%) Power BI
11 37 (2.75%) Relational Database
12 29 (2.16%) SQL Server 2012
13 26 (1.93%) Redis
14 23 (1.71%) SQL Server 2014
15 15 (1.12%) Apache Cassandra
15 15 (1.12%) Riak
15 15 (1.12%) SQL Server 2008
16 14 (1.04%) DB2
17 12 (0.89%) Couchbase
17 12 (0.89%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 243 (18.08%) Git (software)
2 124 (9.23%) Jenkins
3 102 (7.59%) Visual Studio
4 86 (6.40%) Selenium
5 81 (6.03%) JIRA
6 80 (5.95%) Subversion
7 70 (5.21%) Team Foundation Server
8 44 (3.27%) Mercurial
9 43 (3.20%) gulp
10 39 (2.90%) Cucumber
11 29 (2.16%) NUnit
12 27 (2.01%) webpack
13 26 (1.93%) SoapUI
14 25 (1.86%) WebDriver
15 23 (1.71%) Octopus Deploy
16 21 (1.56%) SpecFlow
17 20 (1.49%) Maven
18 17 (1.26%) Grunt
18 17 (1.26%) Visual Studio Team System
19 16 (1.19%) Jasmine
General
1 115 (8.56%) Finance
2 38 (2.83%) Marketing
3 34 (2.53%) Retail
4 21 (1.56%) Games
5 17 (1.26%) Banking
6 14 (1.04%) Advertising
6 14 (1.04%) Legal
7 13 (0.97%) Telecoms
8 11 (0.82%) Manufacturing
9 8 (0.60%) Automotive
10 3 (0.22%) Back Office
10 3 (0.22%) Multimedia
11 1 (0.074%) Billing
11 1 (0.074%) Music Industry
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 564 (41.96%) .NET
2 416 (30.95%) HTML
3 376 (27.98%) CSS
4 346 (25.74%) ASP.NET
5 223 (16.59%) ASP.NET MVC
6 220 (16.37%) AngularJS
7 212 (15.77%) jQuery
8 203 (15.10%) React
9 185 (13.76%) Node.js
10 171 (12.72%) HTML5
11 154 (11.46%) .NET Framework
12 149 (11.09%) Web Services
13 116 (8.63%) Entity Framework
14 112 (8.33%) CSS3
15 101 (7.51%) Twitter Bootstrap
16 94 (6.99%) Spring
17 87 (6.47%) ASP.NET Web API
18 82 (6.10%) REST
19 80 (5.95%) Sass
20 79 (5.88%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 146 (10.86%) Greenfield Project
2 137 (10.19%) Enterprise Software
3 115 (8.56%) User Experience
4 73 (5.43%) Mobile App
5 63 (4.69%) Analytical Skills
6 28 (2.08%) Self-Motivation
7 18 (1.34%) Social Media
8 17 (1.26%) NHS
9 15 (1.12%) Linux Command Line
10 14 (1.04%) Management Information System
11 9 (0.67%) Fintech
12 8 (0.60%) Mainframe
13 6 (0.45%) CCTV
13 6 (0.45%) EFT
13 6 (0.45%) RIA
13 6 (0.45%) W3C
14 5 (0.37%) Cloud Native
15 4 (0.30%) Client/Server
15 4 (0.30%) e-Learning
16 3 (0.22%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 75 (5.58%) Linux
2 58 (4.32%) Android
3 52 (3.87%) Apple iOS
3 52 (3.87%) Windows
4 18 (1.34%) Unix
5 10 (0.74%) Windows 10
5 10 (0.74%) Windows Server
6 3 (0.22%) Mac OS
6 3 (0.22%) Solaris
6 3 (0.22%) Ubuntu
7 1 (0.074%) Windows Server 2008
7 1 (0.074%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 543 (40.40%) Agile Software Development
2 442 (32.89%) MVC
3 378 (28.13%) TDD
4 242 (18.01%) Software Engineering
5 209 (15.55%) BDD
6 202 (15.03%) Continuous Integration
7 148 (11.01%) Front End Development
8 143 (10.64%) Test Automation
9 138 (10.27%) Pair Programming
10 125 (9.30%) OO
11 122 (9.08%) Mentoring
12 120 (8.93%) Web Development
13 117 (8.71%) Scrum
14 112 (8.33%) Continuous Delivery
15 105 (7.81%) DevOps
15 105 (7.81%) Unit Testing
16 101 (7.51%) Business Intelligence
17 91 (6.77%) E-Commerce
18 86 (6.40%) Microservices
18 86 (6.40%) OOP
Programming Languages
1 712 (52.98%) JavaScript
2 654 (48.66%) C#
3 529 (39.36%) SQL
4 318 (23.66%) Java
5 162 (12.05%) PHP
6 122 (9.08%) Python
7 117 (8.71%) T-SQL
8 72 (5.36%) C++
9 61 (4.54%) TypeScript
10 52 (3.87%) Ruby
11 51 (3.79%) ES6
12 40 (2.98%) Scala
13 35 (2.60%) VB.NET
14 29 (2.16%) Apple Swift
14 29 (2.16%) C
15 25 (1.86%) Objective-C
16 24 (1.79%) Kotlin
17 23 (1.71%) Java 8
18 21 (1.56%) Go
19 19 (1.41%) VB
Qualifications
1 64 (4.76%) Degree
2 28 (2.08%) Computer Science Degree
3 18 (1.34%) Security Cleared
4 11 (0.82%) SC Cleared
5 10 (0.74%) Microsoft Certification
6 5 (0.37%) AWS Certification
7 3 (0.22%) DBS Check
7 3 (0.22%) MCSD
8 2 (0.15%) CISSP
9 1 (0.074%) CISMP
9 1 (0.074%) ITIL Certification
9 1 (0.074%) Numerate Degree
9 1 (0.074%) TOGAF Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 41 (3.05%) QA
2 23 (1.71%) Data Quality
3 14 (1.04%) GDPR
4 3 (0.22%) HL7
4 3 (0.22%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 3 (0.22%) SLA
5 2 (0.15%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 2 (0.15%) WAI
5 2 (0.15%) WCAG
6 1 (0.074%) PMO
System Software
1 61 (4.54%) Docker
2 10 (0.74%) Active Directory
3 1 (0.074%) Firmware
3 1 (0.074%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 33 (2.46%) Kubernetes
2 30 (2.23%) Ansible
3 25 (1.86%) Terraform
4 11 (0.82%) Puppet
5 10 (0.74%) Microsoft Intune
6 7 (0.52%) Opscode Chef
7 3 (0.22%) Oracle RMAN
8 2 (0.15%) Kibana
9 1 (0.074%) cPanel
9 1 (0.074%) Docker Swarm
9 1 (0.074%) Grafana
9 1 (0.074%) Oracle Identity Manager
9 1 (0.074%) Rancher
Vendors
1 333 (24.78%) Microsoft
2 108 (8.04%) Xamarin
3 65 (4.84%) Google
4 52 (3.87%) Sitecore
5 47 (3.50%) Oracle
6 38 (2.83%) Zend
7 35 (2.60%) Salesforce.com
8 31 (2.31%) Tableau
9 15 (1.12%) IBM
10 14 (1.04%) Adobe
11 13 (0.97%) SAP
11 13 (0.97%) ServiceNow
11 13 (0.97%) Telerik
12 11 (0.82%) Cognos
12 11 (0.82%) webMethods
13 10 (0.74%) Software AG
13 10 (0.74%) Splunk
14 8 (0.60%) AppDynamics
15 7 (0.52%) Alteryx
15 7 (0.52%) MuleSoft