Period
to 12 November 2018

The median annual salary for a Developer was £42,500 in advertised job vacancies in West Yorkshire during the 6 months to 12 November 2018.

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
12 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 2 2 3
Rank change year-on-year 0 +1 -1
Permanent jobs requiring a Developer 1,530 1,661 1,969
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in West Yorkshire 28.29% 24.76% 25.62%
As % of the Job Titles category 29.22% 25.41% 26.10%
Number of salaries quoted 1,328 1,479 1,857
West Yorkshire median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +6.25% -
10th Percentile £28,750 £27,500 £27,500
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 5,237 6,537 7,545
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.84% 97.44% 98.18%
Number of salaries quoted 4,335 5,505 6,507
West Yorkshire median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +1.19% +5.00%
10th Percentile £25,000 £26,250 £26,000
90th Percentile £62,500 £61,250 £63,750
Yorkshire median annual salary £42,500 £41,250 £40,000
% change year-on-year +3.03% +3.13% -

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 12 November 2018.

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 12 November 2018. 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 +1 1,112 £42,500 - 234
Bradford +1 145 £42,500 - 43
Wakefield +4 80 £37,500 +7.14% 24
Huddersfield -1 44 £45,000 +23.29% 17
Halifax -1 41 £47,500 +11.76% 13
Wetherby -2 16 £37,500 - 5
Batley +2 7 £45,000 +5.88% 1
Castleford +1 7 £47,500 +9.83% 1
Otley -1 7 £47,500 +40.74% 1
Pontefract +6 3 £37,000 - 6
Keighley +3 3 £28,500 +14.00% 5
Bingley -2 3 £50,000 +53.85% 6
Pudsey +7 2 £30,500 +5.17% 1
Ilkley -4 2 £35,000 +10.24% 1
Brighouse -4 2 £32,500 +13.31% 3
Cleckheaton - 1 £23,500 -
Hebden Bridge - 1 £35,000 - 1
Developer
Yorkshire

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

For the 6 months to 12 November 2018, 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.

1 769 (50.26%) C#
2 727 (47.52%) JavaScript
3 650 (42.48%) .NET
4 637 (41.63%) Agile Software Development
5 570 (37.25%) SQL
6 509 (33.27%) MVC
7 443 (28.95%) HTML
8 417 (27.25%) CSS
9 410 (26.80%) Java
10 395 (25.82%) SQL Server
11 387 (25.29%) TDD
12 381 (24.90%) Microsoft
13 375 (24.51%) ASP.NET
14 250 (16.34%) Software Engineering
15 247 (16.14%) ASP.NET MVC
16 246 (16.08%) Git (software)
17 240 (15.69%) BDD
18 238 (15.56%) jQuery
19 220 (14.38%) AngularJS
20 218 (14.25%) Microsoft Azure
21 203 (13.27%) Continuous Integration
22 198 (12.94%) Greenfield Project
23 194 (12.68%) PHP
24 192 (12.55%) Test Automation
25 183 (11.96%) Amazon AWS
26 182 (11.90%) React
27 179 (11.70%) .NET Framework
28 178 (11.63%) Web Services
29 176 (11.50%) Finance
30 164 (10.72%) HTML5

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 64 (4.18%) CMS
2 43 (2.81%) Elasticsearch
2 43 (2.81%) IIS
3 39 (2.55%) nginx
4 35 (2.29%) WordPress
5 32 (2.09%) SharePoint
6 23 (1.50%) Tomcat
6 23 (1.50%) Umbraco
7 22 (1.44%) Apache
8 19 (1.24%) BizTalk Server
8 19 (1.24%) Confluence
9 13 (0.85%) Apache Spark
10 11 (0.72%) Drupal
11 9 (0.59%) Sitecore CMS
12 7 (0.46%) Oracle Workflow
13 6 (0.39%) CICS
14 5 (0.33%) EPiServer
14 5 (0.33%) Marvel
14 5 (0.33%) SAS
15 4 (0.26%) WebLogic
Applications
1 32 (2.09%) Photoshop
2 27 (1.76%) Microsoft Excel
3 15 (0.98%) Microsoft Office
4 12 (0.78%) GIMP
5 6 (0.39%) Adobe Illustrator
6 5 (0.33%) Chatbot
7 4 (0.26%) Acrobat
8 2 (0.13%) Spreadsheet
9 1 (0.065%) Adobe Creative Suite
9 1 (0.065%) Fireworks
9 1 (0.065%) InVision
9 1 (0.065%) MS Visio
9 1 (0.065%) UXPin
Business Applications
1 26 (1.70%) Magento
2 6 (0.39%) Dynamics CRM
3 5 (0.33%) Oracle ERP
3 5 (0.33%) Visualfiles
4 4 (0.26%) Oracle Payables
4 4 (0.26%) Oracle Receivables
5 3 (0.20%) Exstream
5 3 (0.20%) Oracle Applications
5 3 (0.20%) SAP Business One
5 3 (0.20%) Shopify
6 2 (0.13%) Dynamics AX
6 2 (0.13%) Infor LN
6 2 (0.13%) NetSuite
6 2 (0.13%) Oracle EBS
6 2 (0.13%) Payment Gateway
7 1 (0.065%) Cognos Business Intelligence
7 1 (0.065%) Cognos TM1
7 1 (0.065%) SAP CO
7 1 (0.065%) SAP FI/CO
7 1 (0.065%) SAP Payroll
Cloud Services
1 218 (14.25%) Microsoft Azure
2 183 (11.96%) Amazon AWS
3 42 (2.75%) GitHub
4 30 (1.96%) Google Cloud Platform
5 22 (1.44%) Office 365
6 17 (1.11%) Sage Pay
7 16 (1.05%) npm
8 14 (0.92%) Google Analytics
9 12 (0.78%) AdWords
9 12 (0.78%) Serverless
10 11 (0.72%) G Suite
10 11 (0.72%) SaaS
11 8 (0.52%) AWS Lambda
12 7 (0.46%) PaaS
13 6 (0.39%) Cloud Computing
14 5 (0.33%) Amazon Kinesis
14 5 (0.33%) Force.com
15 4 (0.26%) Amazon SageMaker
15 4 (0.26%) Dynamics 365
15 4 (0.26%) Fastly
Communications & Networking
1 21 (1.37%) HTTP
2 14 (0.92%) Internet
3 11 (0.72%) SMS
4 7 (0.46%) Intranet
5 3 (0.20%) AMQP
5 3 (0.20%) MQTT
6 2 (0.13%) Wi-Fi
7 1 (0.065%) DLNA
7 1 (0.065%) HTTPS
7 1 (0.065%) RFID
7 1 (0.065%) SSL
7 1 (0.065%) TCP/IP
7 1 (0.065%) UPnP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 395 (25.82%) SQL Server
2 125 (8.17%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 123 (8.04%) MySQL
4 113 (7.39%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 81 (5.29%) NoSQL
6 75 (4.90%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 67 (4.38%) MongoDB
8 66 (4.31%) Data Warehouse
9 47 (3.07%) Power BI
10 45 (2.94%) PostgreSQL
11 44 (2.88%) SQL Server 2012
12 32 (2.09%) Relational Database
12 32 (2.09%) SQL Server 2014
13 29 (1.90%) Redis
14 25 (1.63%) Riak
15 24 (1.57%) Apache Cassandra
16 22 (1.44%) SQL Server 2016
17 16 (1.05%) QlikView
18 15 (0.98%) Big Data
19 14 (0.92%) Couchbase
Development Applications
1 246 (16.08%) Git (software)
2 136 (8.89%) Jenkins
3 124 (8.10%) Selenium
4 108 (7.06%) Visual Studio
5 88 (5.75%) Subversion
6 81 (5.29%) JIRA
7 73 (4.77%) Team Foundation Server
8 56 (3.66%) Cucumber
9 50 (3.27%) Mercurial
10 47 (3.07%) gulp
11 41 (2.68%) SpecFlow
12 37 (2.42%) WebDriver
13 32 (2.09%) Maven
13 32 (2.09%) SoapUI
14 28 (1.83%) NUnit
14 28 (1.83%) Octopus Deploy
15 25 (1.63%) Grunt
16 22 (1.44%) Jasmine
16 22 (1.44%) Visual Studio Team System
17 21 (1.37%) Appium
General
1 176 (11.50%) Finance
2 72 (4.71%) Retail
3 42 (2.75%) Marketing
4 23 (1.50%) Advertising
5 21 (1.37%) Games
6 15 (0.98%) Legal
6 15 (0.98%) Manufacturing
7 13 (0.85%) Banking
8 10 (0.65%) Telecoms
9 8 (0.52%) Automotive
9 8 (0.52%) Law
10 7 (0.46%) Pharmaceutical
11 3 (0.20%) Back Office
11 3 (0.20%) Multimedia
12 1 (0.065%) Billing
12 1 (0.065%) Digital Economy
12 1 (0.065%) Electronics
12 1 (0.065%) Financial Institution
12 1 (0.065%) Publishing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 650 (42.48%) .NET
2 443 (28.95%) HTML
3 417 (27.25%) CSS
4 375 (24.51%) ASP.NET
5 247 (16.14%) ASP.NET MVC
6 238 (15.56%) jQuery
7 220 (14.38%) AngularJS
8 182 (11.90%) React
9 179 (11.70%) .NET Framework
10 178 (11.63%) Web Services
11 164 (10.72%) HTML5
12 150 (9.80%) Node.js
13 135 (8.82%) Spring
14 118 (7.71%) Entity Framework
15 115 (7.52%) CSS3
16 90 (5.88%) Twitter Bootstrap
17 81 (5.29%) ASP.NET Web API
17 81 (5.29%) RESTful
18 78 (5.10%) Spring Boot
19 69 (4.51%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 198 (12.94%) Greenfield Project
2 132 (8.63%) Enterprise Software
3 111 (7.25%) User Experience
4 74 (4.84%) Mobile App
5 65 (4.25%) Analytical Skills
6 54 (3.53%) Computer Science
7 26 (1.70%) Self-Motivation
8 19 (1.24%) Social Media
9 18 (1.18%) Linux Command Line
10 14 (0.92%) W3C
11 12 (0.78%) EPoS
12 11 (0.72%) Management Information System
12 11 (0.72%) NHS
13 9 (0.59%) Fintech
14 8 (0.52%) Graphic Design
15 6 (0.39%) EFT
15 6 (0.39%) e-Learning
16 4 (0.26%) Client/Server
16 4 (0.26%) N-Tier
16 4 (0.26%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 86 (5.62%) Android
2 80 (5.23%) Linux
3 60 (3.92%) Windows
4 57 (3.73%) Apple iOS
5 27 (1.76%) Unix
6 7 (0.46%) Windows 10
7 6 (0.39%) Windows Server
8 2 (0.13%) Ubuntu
9 1 (0.065%) Embedded Linux
9 1 (0.065%) Windows 7
9 1 (0.065%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 637 (41.63%) Agile Software Development
2 509 (33.27%) MVC
3 387 (25.29%) TDD
4 250 (16.34%) Software Engineering
5 240 (15.69%) BDD
6 203 (13.27%) Continuous Integration
7 192 (12.55%) Test Automation
8 141 (9.22%) Front End Development
8 141 (9.22%) OO
9 137 (8.95%) Pair Programming
10 136 (8.89%) DevOps
10 136 (8.89%) Web Development
11 130 (8.50%) Scrum
11 130 (8.50%) Unit Testing
12 123 (8.04%) Business Intelligence
13 116 (7.58%) Mentoring
14 103 (6.73%) E-Commerce
15 98 (6.41%) Mobile Development
16 91 (5.95%) OOP
17 84 (5.49%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 769 (50.26%) C#
2 727 (47.52%) JavaScript
3 570 (37.25%) SQL
4 410 (26.80%) Java
5 194 (12.68%) PHP
6 137 (8.95%) Python
7 111 (7.25%) T-SQL
8 73 (4.77%) C++
9 63 (4.12%) Ruby
10 59 (3.86%) VB.NET
11 48 (3.14%) Scala
12 46 (3.01%) ES6
13 45 (2.94%) TypeScript
14 38 (2.48%) Java 8
15 36 (2.35%) C
16 33 (2.16%) VB
17 30 (1.96%) Objective-C
18 28 (1.83%) Apple Swift
19 27 (1.76%) Go
20 25 (1.63%) Kotlin
Qualifications
1 90 (5.88%) Degree
2 38 (2.48%) Computer Science Degree
3 35 (2.29%) Security Cleared
4 15 (0.98%) Microsoft Certification
5 10 (0.65%) SC Cleared
6 9 (0.59%) MCSD
7 6 (0.39%) AWS Certification
8 3 (0.20%) Sun Certification
9 2 (0.13%) CISSP
9 2 (0.13%) MCP
10 1 (0.065%) CISMP
10 1 (0.065%) ISEB
10 1 (0.065%) ISTQB
10 1 (0.065%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
10 1 (0.065%) Numerate Degree
10 1 (0.065%) TOGAF Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 74 (4.84%) QA
2 19 (1.24%) Data Quality
3 4 (0.26%) GDPR
4 3 (0.20%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 2 (0.13%) PCI DSS
5 2 (0.13%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 2 (0.13%) SLA
5 2 (0.13%) WAI
5 2 (0.13%) WCAG
6 1 (0.065%) PMO
System Software
1 74 (4.84%) Docker
2 7 (0.46%) Active Directory
3 3 (0.20%) Firmware
3 3 (0.20%) OpenDJ
3 3 (0.20%) OpenIDM
4 1 (0.065%) HDFS
4 1 (0.065%) LXC
4 1 (0.065%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 39 (2.55%) Ansible
2 29 (1.90%) Terraform
3 28 (1.83%) Kubernetes
4 17 (1.11%) Puppet
5 15 (0.98%) Opscode Chef
6 7 (0.46%) Microsoft Intune
7 2 (0.13%) Docker Swarm
7 2 (0.13%) Kibana
7 2 (0.13%) Rancher
8 1 (0.065%) cPanel
8 1 (0.065%) Grafana
8 1 (0.065%) linkerd
8 1 (0.065%) Oozie
8 1 (0.065%) Oracle Identity Manager
Vendors
1 381 (24.90%) Microsoft
2 159 (10.39%) Xamarin
3 87 (5.69%) Google
4 77 (5.03%) Oracle
5 40 (2.61%) Sitecore
6 38 (2.48%) Tableau
7 37 (2.42%) Salesforce.com
8 31 (2.03%) Zend
9 25 (1.63%) Twitter
10 15 (0.98%) SAP
10 15 (0.98%) ServiceNow
11 14 (0.92%) Telerik
12 11 (0.72%) MuleSoft
12 11 (0.72%) webMethods
13 10 (0.65%) Cognos
14 9 (0.59%) Alteryx
14 9 (0.59%) Sybase
15 7 (0.46%) IBM
15 7 (0.46%) Informatica
15 7 (0.46%) Software AG