Period
to 16 November 2019

The median annual salary for a Developer was £42,500 in advertised job vacancies in West Yorkshire during the 6 months to 16 November 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
16 Nov 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 2 2 2
Rank change year-on-year 0 0 +1
Permanent jobs requiring a Developer 1,109 1,558 1,691
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in West Yorkshire 26.32% 28.48% 24.85%
As % of the Job Titles category 27.03% 29.37% 25.46%
Number of salaries quoted 991 1,349 1,507
West Yorkshire median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500
10th Percentile £30,000 £28,750 £27,500
90th Percentile £60,000 £57,500 £55,000
Yorkshire median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £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 4,103 5,304 6,642
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 97.39% 96.95% 97.60%
Number of salaries quoted 3,416 4,391 5,594
West Yorkshire median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% - -
10th Percentile £26,250 £25,000 £26,250
90th Percentile £68,273 £62,203 £60,500
Yorkshire median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £41,000
% change year-on-year +5.88% +3.66% +2.50%

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 16 November 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 16 November 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 0 783 £45,000 +5.88% 181
Wakefield +2 88 £37,500 - 27
Bradford +1 77 £40,000 -5.88% 30
Wetherby -1 35 £40,000 +6.67% 3
Halifax -1 29 £47,500 - 9
Otley -1 21 £35,000 -26.32%
Huddersfield -2 18 £42,500 -5.56% 16
Castleford -4 4 £47,500 - 3
Dewsbury +2 3 £50,000 -
Keighley +2 3 £30,000 +5.26% 1
Pontefract +1 2 £46,000 +24.32%
Ilkley -5 2 £47,500 +35.71% 3
Cleckheaton 0 1 - - 1
Batley -6 1 £47,500 +5.56% 1
Mirfield - 1 £39,500 -
Todmorden - 1 £24,000 -
Developer
Yorkshire

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

For the 6 months to 16 November 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.

1 508 (45.81%) C#
2 495 (44.63%) Agile Software Development
3 486 (43.82%) JavaScript
4 444 (40.04%) .NET
5 367 (33.09%) SQL
6 309 (27.86%) MVC
7 290 (26.15%) SQL Server
8 259 (23.35%) CSS
9 257 (23.17%) HTML
10 253 (22.81%) Azure
11 231 (20.83%) Microsoft
12 228 (20.56%) ASP.NET
13 222 (20.02%) Java
14 196 (17.67%) AngularJS
15 180 (16.23%) AWS
16 161 (14.52%) jQuery
17 157 (14.16%) PHP
18 147 (13.26%) TDD
19 142 (12.80%) React
20 130 (11.72%) Git (software)
21 128 (11.54%) SQL Server Integration Services
22 120 (10.82%) DevOps
23 114 (10.28%) MySQL
24 110 (9.92%) Spring
24 110 (9.92%) Software Engineering
25 109 (9.83%) Test Automation
25 109 (9.83%) ASP.NET MVC
25 109 (9.83%) Mentoring
26 106 (9.56%) .NET Core
26 106 (9.56%) Node.js

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 32 (2.89%) CMS
2 24 (2.16%) WordPress
3 23 (2.07%) IIS
4 21 (1.89%) Apache
4 21 (1.89%) SharePoint
5 19 (1.71%) nginx
6 15 (1.35%) Apache Spark
6 15 (1.35%) Elasticsearch
7 11 (0.99%) Tomcat
8 9 (0.81%) Confluence
8 9 (0.81%) Umbraco
9 7 (0.63%) Cloud Foundry
9 7 (0.63%) Sitecore CMS
10 5 (0.45%) WebSphere
11 4 (0.36%) IBM Notes
12 3 (0.27%) Apache ServiceMix
12 3 (0.27%) BizTalk Server
12 3 (0.27%) EPiServer
12 3 (0.27%) JBoss
12 3 (0.27%) WebLogic
Applications
1 29 (2.61%) Microsoft Excel
2 16 (1.44%) Microsoft Office
3 5 (0.45%) Adobe Illustrator
3 5 (0.45%) Chatbot
3 5 (0.45%) Photoshop
4 4 (0.36%) Adobe Captivate
4 4 (0.36%) InfoPath
4 4 (0.36%) MS Visio
5 3 (0.27%) Sketch
6 2 (0.18%) Fireworks
7 1 (0.090%) Adobe Creative Suite
7 1 (0.090%) InDesign
Business Applications
1 16 (1.44%) Magento
2 9 (0.81%) Shopify
3 6 (0.54%) Dynamics CRM
4 4 (0.36%) Visualfiles
5 3 (0.27%) Payment Gateway
5 3 (0.27%) SAP S/4HANA
6 2 (0.18%) Dynamics AX
6 2 (0.18%) SAP ERP
6 2 (0.18%) SAP Hybris
7 1 (0.090%) Oracle EBS
7 1 (0.090%) Oracle ERP
7 1 (0.090%) Oracle Payables
7 1 (0.090%) Oracle Receivables
Cloud Services
1 253 (22.81%) Azure
2 180 (16.23%) AWS
3 73 (6.58%) Power Platform
4 32 (2.89%) GitHub
5 28 (2.52%) GCP
6 14 (1.26%) SaaS
7 11 (0.99%) Cloud Computing
7 11 (0.99%) Dynamics 365
7 11 (0.99%) PaaS
8 8 (0.72%) Office 365
9 7 (0.63%) G Suite
10 6 (0.54%) Amazon S3
10 6 (0.54%) Slack
11 5 (0.45%) Azure Active Directory
11 5 (0.45%) PowerApps
11 5 (0.45%) Trello
12 4 (0.36%) Adobe Creative Cloud
12 4 (0.36%) Amazon EC2
12 4 (0.36%) AWS CloudFormation
12 4 (0.36%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 11 (0.99%) Internet
2 9 (0.81%) AMQP
3 6 (0.54%) Intranet
4 4 (0.36%) SSL
4 4 (0.36%) X.509
5 3 (0.27%) DAB
5 3 (0.27%) FTP
5 3 (0.27%) TCP/IP
6 2 (0.18%) HTTP
6 2 (0.18%) HTTPS
6 2 (0.18%) RFID
7 1 (0.090%) DNS
7 1 (0.090%) ICMP
7 1 (0.090%) Kerberos
7 1 (0.090%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 290 (26.15%) SQL Server
2 128 (11.54%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 114 (10.28%) MySQL
4 73 (6.58%) Power BI
5 65 (5.86%) Data Warehouse
6 61 (5.50%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 47 (4.24%) PostgreSQL
8 46 (4.15%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 44 (3.97%) NoSQL
10 35 (3.16%) MongoDB
11 32 (2.89%) SQL Server 2016
12 26 (2.34%) QlikView
13 25 (2.25%) Big Data
14 23 (2.07%) SQL Server 2008
15 22 (1.98%) Hadoop
16 21 (1.89%) SQL Server 2012
17 20 (1.80%) Star Schema
18 18 (1.62%) Redis
19 16 (1.44%) Riak
20 11 (0.99%) Qlik Sense
Development Applications
1 130 (11.72%) Git (software)
2 61 (5.50%) Jenkins
3 53 (4.78%) Visual Studio
4 49 (4.42%) Selenium
5 48 (4.33%) Octopus Deploy
6 39 (3.52%) Cucumber
7 33 (2.98%) JIRA
8 26 (2.34%) NUnit
8 26 (2.34%) Team Foundation Server
9 25 (2.25%) Subversion
10 24 (2.16%) SoapUI
11 22 (1.98%) Maven
12 21 (1.89%) gulp
13 13 (1.17%) Appium
13 13 (1.17%) Mercurial
13 13 (1.17%) webpack
14 12 (1.08%) Grunt
15 11 (0.99%) NeoLoad
15 11 (0.99%) Ranorex
15 11 (0.99%) WATIR
General
1 101 (9.11%) Finance
2 65 (5.86%) Marketing
3 27 (2.43%) Legal
4 16 (1.44%) Banking
4 16 (1.44%) Manufacturing
4 16 (1.44%) Retail
5 14 (1.26%) Public Sector
6 10 (0.90%) Advertising
7 6 (0.54%) Games
7 6 (0.54%) Law
7 6 (0.54%) Online Betting
7 6 (0.54%) Pharmaceutical
8 4 (0.36%) Back Office
9 3 (0.27%) Telecoms
10 2 (0.18%) Billing
10 2 (0.18%) Music Industry
10 2 (0.18%) Retail Banking
11 1 (0.090%) Automotive
11 1 (0.090%) Financial Institution
11 1 (0.090%) Local Government
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 444 (40.04%) .NET
2 259 (23.35%) CSS
3 257 (23.17%) HTML
4 228 (20.56%) ASP.NET
5 196 (17.67%) AngularJS
6 161 (14.52%) jQuery
7 142 (12.80%) React
8 110 (9.92%) Spring
9 109 (9.83%) ASP.NET MVC
10 106 (9.56%) .NET Core
10 106 (9.56%) Node.js
11 94 (8.48%) ASP.NET Web API
12 90 (8.12%) Web Services
13 86 (7.75%) HTML5
14 85 (7.66%) .NET Framework
15 83 (7.48%) Vue.js
16 71 (6.40%) REST
17 60 (5.41%) RESTful
18 56 (5.05%) Entity Framework
19 52 (4.69%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 105 (9.47%) Greenfield Project
2 68 (6.13%) Mobile App
3 60 (5.41%) User Experience
4 47 (4.24%) Analytical Skills
5 30 (2.71%) NHS
6 25 (2.25%) Enterprise Software
6 25 (2.25%) Self-Motivation
7 13 (1.17%) Management Information System
8 10 (0.90%) Digital Media
9 9 (0.81%) Data Structures
10 8 (0.72%) e-Learning
11 6 (0.54%) Cloud Native
11 6 (0.54%) Internet of Things
11 6 (0.54%) Video\Live Streaming
12 5 (0.45%) Algorithms
12 5 (0.45%) Learning Management System
13 4 (0.36%) Life Science
13 4 (0.36%) PKI
13 4 (0.36%) Smartphone
14 3 (0.27%) Graphic Design
Operating Systems
1 55 (4.96%) Linux
2 46 (4.15%) Android
3 35 (3.16%) Apple iOS
4 27 (2.43%) Windows
5 18 (1.62%) Unix
6 2 (0.18%) Windows Server
6 2 (0.18%) Windows Server 2008
6 2 (0.18%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 495 (44.63%) Agile Software Development
2 309 (27.86%) MVC
3 147 (13.26%) TDD
4 120 (10.82%) DevOps
5 110 (9.92%) Software Engineering
6 109 (9.83%) Mentoring
6 109 (9.83%) Test Automation
7 101 (9.11%) Business Intelligence
8 94 (8.48%) Microservices
9 91 (8.21%) Web Development
10 89 (8.03%) Scrum
11 80 (7.21%) BDD
12 79 (7.12%) Front End Development
13 75 (6.76%) Continuous Integration
14 70 (6.31%) ETL
14 70 (6.31%) SDLC
15 66 (5.95%) E-Commerce
16 57 (5.14%) Problem-Solving
17 54 (4.87%) Kanban
18 51 (4.60%) Mobile Development
Programming Languages
1 508 (45.81%) C#
2 486 (43.82%) JavaScript
3 367 (33.09%) SQL
4 222 (20.02%) Java
5 157 (14.16%) PHP
6 92 (8.30%) T-SQL
7 88 (7.94%) Python
8 54 (4.87%) TypeScript
9 42 (3.79%) PowerShell
10 33 (2.98%) C++
10 33 (2.98%) Ruby
11 27 (2.43%) VB.NET
12 26 (2.34%) Java 8
13 24 (2.16%) Kotlin
13 24 (2.16%) Objective-C
14 19 (1.71%) VB
15 18 (1.62%) C
16 17 (1.53%) Apple Swift
16 17 (1.53%) ES6
16 17 (1.53%) Scala
Qualifications
1 44 (3.97%) Degree
2 17 (1.53%) Computer Science Degree
3 6 (0.54%) Microsoft Certification
3 6 (0.54%) Postgraduate
4 5 (0.45%) MCP
5 3 (0.27%) Security Cleared
6 2 (0.18%) SC Cleared
7 1 (0.090%) AWS Certification
7 1 (0.090%) Numerate Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 36 (3.25%) QA
2 32 (2.89%) Data Quality
3 3 (0.27%) GDPR
3 3 (0.27%) SLA
4 2 (0.18%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 1 (0.090%) PMO
5 1 (0.090%) WCAG
System Software
1 86 (7.75%) Docker
2 2 (0.18%) OpenAM
2 2 (0.18%) OpenIDM
3 1 (0.090%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 77 (6.94%) Kubernetes
2 31 (2.80%) Ansible
3 25 (2.25%) Opscode Chef
4 23 (2.07%) Terraform
5 12 (1.08%) Puppet
6 4 (0.36%) Nagios
6 4 (0.36%) Prometheus
6 4 (0.36%) ZABBIX
7 2 (0.18%) Kibana
8 1 (0.090%) cPanel
8 1 (0.090%) Grafana
8 1 (0.090%) Oracle Identity Manager
Vendors
1 231 (20.83%) Microsoft
2 40 (3.61%) Tableau
3 27 (2.43%) Oracle
4 25 (2.25%) Xamarin
5 24 (2.16%) Google
6 19 (1.71%) Adobe
6 19 (1.71%) Zend
7 18 (1.62%) SAP
8 12 (1.08%) IBM
9 11 (0.99%) Splunk
10 10 (0.90%) Pega
11 8 (0.72%) Cognos
12 7 (0.63%) Avid
12 7 (0.63%) Sitecore
12 7 (0.63%) UiPath
13 6 (0.54%) OutSystems
13 6 (0.54%) PayPal
14 5 (0.45%) ForgeRock
14 5 (0.45%) TIBCO
15 4 (0.36%) Salesforce.com