Period
to 7 July 2020

The median annual salary for a Developer was £45,000 in advertised job vacancies in West Yorkshire during the 6 months to 7 July 2020.

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
7 Jul 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 2 2 2
Rank change year-on-year 0 0 0
Permanent jobs requiring a Developer 780 1,337 1,945
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in West Yorkshire 29.40% 29.46% 28.95%
As % of the Job Titles category 30.74% 30.28% 29.79%
Number of salaries quoted 834 1,281 1,944
Median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% - +6.25%
10th Percentile £32,000 £30,000 £30,000
90th Percentile £65,000 £56,250 £57,500
Yorkshire median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year +5.88% - +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 2,537 4,416 6,529
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.63% 97.29% 97.17%
Number of salaries quoted 2,172 3,746 5,548
Median annual salary £47,500 £42,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +11.76% -5.56% +5.88%
10th Percentile £28,000 £26,250 £26,250
90th Percentile £70,000 £63,750 £62,500
Yorkshire median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year +5.88% - +3.66%

Developer
Job Vacancy Trend in West Yorkshire

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

Job vacancy trend for Developer in West Yorkshire

Developer
Salary Trend in West Yorkshire

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing Developer in West Yorkshire.

Salary trend for Developer in West Yorkshire

Developer
Salary Histogram in West Yorkshire

Salary distribution for jobs citing Developer in West Yorkshire over the 6 months to 7 July 2020.

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 7 July 2020. 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 0 582 £47,500 +11.76% 83
Bradford +2 98 £43,500 +8.75% 12
Wakefield 0 37 £38,000 +1.33% 5
Huddersfield 0 16 £50,000 +5.26% 6
Wetherby +8 7 £40,000 +6.67%
Halifax -12 7 £65,000 +62.50%
Otley +3 6 £40,000 -
Ilkley +6 3 £46,500 +20.78% 1
Pontefract -3 3 £46,000 +8.24% 1
Pudsey +7 1 £50,000 +11.11% 1
Developer
Yorkshire

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

For the 6 months to 7 July 2020, 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.

1 384 (49.23%) JavaScript
2 299 (38.33%) C#
3 278 (35.64%) Agile Software Development
4 264 (33.85%) .NET
5 204 (26.15%) HTML
6 185 (23.72%) CSS
7 163 (20.90%) Java
8 161 (20.64%) React
9 158 (20.26%) MVC
10 157 (20.13%) AngularJS
11 156 (20.00%) Azure
12 146 (18.72%) SQL
13 143 (18.33%) AWS
14 132 (16.92%) SQL Server
15 131 (16.79%) TDD
16 127 (16.28%) PHP
17 117 (15.00%) ASP.NET
18 116 (14.87%) .NET Core
19 115 (14.74%) DevOps
20 112 (14.36%) Vue.js
21 105 (13.46%) Microsoft
22 101 (12.95%) Front End Development
23 100 (12.82%) Git (software)
24 92 (11.79%) jQuery
25 88 (11.28%) BDD
25 88 (11.28%) Docker
26 87 (11.15%) Node.js
27 84 (10.77%) Software Engineering
28 82 (10.51%) Spring
29 75 (9.62%) Web Development

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 39 (5.00%) CMS
2 30 (3.85%) WordPress
3 10 (1.28%) Jadu
4 8 (1.03%) Confluence
4 8 (1.03%) nginx
5 7 (0.90%) Elasticsearch
5 7 (0.90%) Umbraco
6 6 (0.77%) Apache
6 6 (0.77%) SAS
6 6 (0.77%) Tomcat
7 5 (0.64%) SharePoint
8 4 (0.51%) Drupal
9 3 (0.38%) Oracle HTTP Server
9 3 (0.38%) Oracle SOA Suite
9 3 (0.38%) WebLogic
10 2 (0.26%) Red Hat Fuse
10 2 (0.26%) Sitecore CMS
11 1 (0.13%) EPiServer
11 1 (0.13%) Oracle Workflow
11 1 (0.13%) WebSphere
Applications
1 14 (1.79%) Microsoft Excel
2 13 (1.67%) Microsoft Office
3 8 (1.03%) Photoshop
4 3 (0.38%) Adobe Illustrator
4 3 (0.38%) Sketch
5 2 (0.26%) Adobe Creative Suite
5 2 (0.26%) Adobe XD
5 2 (0.26%) InDesign
6 1 (0.13%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 25 (3.21%) Magento
2 12 (1.54%) Dynamics AX
3 10 (1.28%) Remedy ITSM
4 4 (0.51%) Dynamics CRM
5 3 (0.38%) MIS ActiveH
5 3 (0.38%) Shopify
6 1 (0.13%) Payment Gateway
Cloud Services
1 156 (20.00%) Azure
2 143 (18.33%) AWS
3 31 (3.97%) Serverless
4 20 (2.56%) AWS Lambda
4 20 (2.56%) Power Platform
5 15 (1.92%) Dynamics 365
6 14 (1.79%) Amazon EC2
7 13 (1.67%) GCP
8 12 (1.54%) Amazon SQS
9 11 (1.41%) Amazon ECS
10 10 (1.28%) GitHub
11 9 (1.15%) Amazon S3
12 8 (1.03%) Slack
13 7 (0.90%) AWS CloudFormation
13 7 (0.90%) AWS Fargate
13 7 (0.90%) Firebase
14 6 (0.77%) PaaS
14 6 (0.77%) SaaS
15 5 (0.64%) Cloudflare
15 5 (0.64%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 11 (1.41%) Internet
2 5 (0.64%) RFID
3 3 (0.38%) HTTP
3 3 (0.38%) Intranet
4 2 (0.26%) Skype
5 1 (0.13%) Modbus
5 1 (0.13%) RS-485
5 1 (0.13%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 132 (16.92%) SQL Server
2 67 (8.59%) MySQL
3 32 (4.10%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 31 (3.97%) NoSQL
5 28 (3.59%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 20 (2.56%) Power BI
7 18 (2.31%) Relational Database
8 13 (1.67%) PostgreSQL
8 13 (1.67%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 12 (1.54%) MongoDB
10 10 (1.28%) SQL Server 2008
11 9 (1.15%) SQL Server 2016
12 7 (0.90%) Amazon RDS
12 7 (0.90%) Data Warehouse
12 7 (0.90%) ZAP BI
13 6 (0.77%) Amazon DynamoDB
13 6 (0.77%) Oracle ODI
13 6 (0.77%) RDBMS
13 6 (0.77%) Redis
13 6 (0.77%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 100 (12.82%) Git (software)
2 26 (3.33%) Visual Studio
3 25 (3.21%) Jenkins
4 24 (3.08%) Selenium
5 20 (2.56%) gulp
6 15 (1.92%) webpack
7 14 (1.79%) Grunt
7 14 (1.79%) JIRA
7 14 (1.79%) Team Foundation Server
8 13 (1.67%) Maven
9 8 (1.03%) Octopus Deploy
9 8 (1.03%) Subversion
10 7 (0.90%) Bitbucket
10 7 (0.90%) JUnit
11 6 (0.77%) JMeter
11 6 (0.77%) Mockito
11 6 (0.77%) Moq
11 6 (0.77%) PHPUnit
12 5 (0.64%) jMock
12 5 (0.64%) Mocha
General
1 55 (7.05%) Finance
2 47 (6.03%) Marketing
3 21 (2.69%) Retail
4 15 (1.92%) Law
4 15 (1.92%) Public Sector
5 12 (1.54%) Games
6 10 (1.28%) Banking
7 6 (0.77%) Automotive
8 4 (0.51%) Advertising
8 4 (0.51%) Financial Institution
9 3 (0.38%) Legal
10 2 (0.26%) Back Office
10 2 (0.26%) Billing
10 2 (0.26%) Front Office
10 2 (0.26%) Local Government
10 2 (0.26%) Telecoms
11 1 (0.13%) Electronics
11 1 (0.13%) Manufacturing
11 1 (0.13%) Pharmaceutical
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 264 (33.85%) .NET
2 204 (26.15%) HTML
3 185 (23.72%) CSS
4 161 (20.64%) React
5 157 (20.13%) AngularJS
6 117 (15.00%) ASP.NET
7 116 (14.87%) .NET Core
8 112 (14.36%) Vue.js
9 92 (11.79%) jQuery
10 87 (11.15%) Node.js
11 82 (10.51%) Spring
12 72 (9.23%) HTML5
13 65 (8.33%) .NET Framework
14 62 (7.95%) Laravel
15 60 (7.69%) Spring Boot
16 57 (7.31%) ASP.NET MVC
17 47 (6.03%) Web Services
18 42 (5.38%) Sass
19 40 (5.13%) RESTful
20 30 (3.85%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 74 (9.49%) Greenfield Project
2 51 (6.54%) User Experience
3 34 (4.36%) Mobile App
4 33 (4.23%) Analytical Skills
5 22 (2.82%) Client/Server
6 21 (2.69%) Enterprise Software
7 14 (1.79%) Self-Motivation
8 9 (1.15%) Algorithms
9 8 (1.03%) Data Structures
9 8 (1.03%) Management Information System
10 5 (0.64%) Cloud Native
10 5 (0.64%) Internet of Things
10 5 (0.64%) Linux Command Line
11 4 (0.51%) Mainframe
12 3 (0.38%) Animation
12 3 (0.38%) Graphic Design
12 3 (0.38%) Over-the-Top Content
13 2 (0.26%) Data Centre
13 2 (0.26%) Virtual Team
14 1 (0.13%) Cyber Defence
Operating Systems
1 22 (2.82%) Android
2 14 (1.79%) Linux
2 14 (1.79%) Windows
3 12 (1.54%) Apple iOS
4 6 (0.77%) Unix
5 4 (0.51%) Debian
6 3 (0.38%) HPUX
6 3 (0.38%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 3 (0.38%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 278 (35.64%) Agile Software Development
2 158 (20.26%) MVC
3 131 (16.79%) TDD
4 115 (14.74%) DevOps
5 101 (12.95%) Front End Development
6 88 (11.28%) BDD
7 84 (10.77%) Software Engineering
8 75 (9.62%) Microservices
8 75 (9.62%) Web Development
9 58 (7.44%) OO
9 58 (7.44%) Scrum
10 49 (6.28%) Test Automation
11 47 (6.03%) Continuous Integration
12 40 (5.13%) E-Commerce
13 38 (4.87%) Problem-Solving
14 35 (4.49%) Workflow
15 34 (4.36%) Business Intelligence
16 33 (4.23%) OOP
17 29 (3.72%) Mentoring
17 29 (3.72%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 384 (49.23%) JavaScript
2 299 (38.33%) C#
3 163 (20.90%) Java
4 146 (18.72%) SQL
5 127 (16.28%) PHP
6 66 (8.46%) Python
7 48 (6.15%) TypeScript
8 36 (4.62%) Java 8
8 36 (4.62%) T-SQL
9 32 (4.10%) C++
10 30 (3.85%) VB.NET
11 24 (3.08%) Kotlin
12 21 (2.69%) Ruby
12 21 (2.69%) VB
13 13 (1.67%) ES6
14 12 (1.54%) X++
15 11 (1.41%) Bash Shell
16 10 (1.28%) Apex Code
16 10 (1.28%) Scala
17 8 (1.03%) Go
Qualifications
1 33 (4.23%) Degree
2 15 (1.92%) Security Cleared
3 9 (1.15%) SC Cleared
4 6 (0.77%) Microsoft Certification
5 4 (0.51%) Computer Science Degree
6 3 (0.38%) AWS Certification
7 2 (0.26%) MCSD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 19 (2.44%) QA
2 5 (0.64%) Data Quality
3 2 (0.26%) WCAG
4 1 (0.13%) SLA
System Software
1 88 (11.28%) Docker
2 2 (0.26%) Postfix
2 2 (0.26%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (0.26%) vSphere
3 1 (0.13%) Active Directory
3 1 (0.13%) NDS
3 1 (0.13%) NetIQ eDirectory
Systems Management
1 53 (6.79%) Kubernetes
2 34 (4.36%) Terraform
3 14 (1.79%) Puppet
4 10 (1.28%) Ansible
5 9 (1.15%) Opscode Chef
6 4 (0.51%) Grafana
7 3 (0.38%) Kibana
8 2 (0.26%) Prometheus
9 1 (0.13%) NetIQ Identity Manager
9 1 (0.13%) Oracle Identity Manager
9 1 (0.13%) Single Sign-On
9 1 (0.13%) Tivoli
9 1 (0.13%) Tivoli Identity Manager
Vendors
1 105 (13.46%) Microsoft
2 23 (2.95%) Google
2 23 (2.95%) Oracle
3 17 (2.18%) Xamarin
4 15 (1.92%) Pega
5 14 (1.79%) ServiceNow
6 13 (1.67%) Facebook
6 13 (1.67%) Twitter
7 12 (1.54%) Remedy
7 12 (1.54%) SAP
7 12 (1.54%) SolarWinds
8 10 (1.28%) Adobe
8 10 (1.28%) Salesforce.com
9 9 (1.15%) Tableau
9 9 (1.15%) Zend
10 7 (0.90%) Sage
11 6 (0.77%) Apple
11 6 (0.77%) Hitachi
12 5 (0.64%) IBM
13 4 (0.51%) Sitecore