Period
to 18 September 2018

The median annual salary for a Developer was £43,146 in advertised job vacancies in West Yorkshire during the 6 months to 18 September 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
18 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 2 2 2
Rank change year-on-year 0 0 0
Permanent jobs requiring a Developer 1,651 1,775 1,998
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in West Yorkshire 28.13% 25.82% 25.77%
As % of the Job Titles category 29.04% 26.51% 26.26%
Number of salaries quoted 1,441 1,564 1,851
West Yorkshire median annual salary £43,146 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +1.52% +6.25% -
10th Percentile £28,750 £27,500 £27,500
90th Percentile £57,500 £56,250 £55,000
Yorkshire median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +6.25% - +2.56%

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 5,686 6,696 7,609
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.88% 97.40% 98.16%
Number of salaries quoted 4,747 5,619 6,410
West Yorkshire median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% -
10th Percentile £25,000 £26,250 £26,000
90th Percentile £63,750 £61,250 £62,500
Yorkshire median annual salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +2.41% +3.75% -

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 September 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 18 September 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 1,177 £45,000 +5.88% 232
Bradford +1 178 £42,500 - 51
Wakefield +5 85 £40,000 +14.29% 35
Huddersfield 0 47 £40,000 +6.67% 17
Halifax +2 44 £42,500 +6.25% 4
Wetherby -3 15 £37,500 -6.25% 5
Castleford +2 13 £47,500 +9.83%
Otley 0 9 £47,500 +26.67% 1
Batley +2 8 £47,500 +11.76% 1
Ilkley -2 8 £35,000 +16.67%
Pudsey +7 2 £30,500 +35.56%
Pontefract +3 2 £37,500 -12.79% 8
Bingley +3 2 £51,250 +46.43%
Keighley +1 2 £28,500 -8.80% 1
Brighouse 0 2 £32,500 +13.31% 2
Cleckheaton - 2 £31,750 -
Dewsbury 0 1 £40,000 +36.75%
Developer
Yorkshire

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

For the 6 months to 18 September 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.

1 821 (49.73%) C#
2 792 (47.97%) JavaScript
3 744 (45.06%) Agile Software Development
4 694 (42.04%) .NET
5 565 (34.22%) SQL
6 547 (33.13%) MVC
7 504 (30.53%) HTML
8 491 (29.74%) CSS
9 483 (29.25%) Java
10 413 (25.02%) TDD
11 388 (23.50%) SQL Server
12 387 (23.44%) ASP.NET
13 376 (22.77%) Microsoft
14 269 (16.29%) jQuery
15 268 (16.23%) ASP.NET MVC
16 256 (15.51%) BDD
17 250 (15.14%) Git (software)
18 249 (15.08%) Finance
19 246 (14.90%) AngularJS
20 235 (14.23%) PHP
21 222 (13.45%) Software Engineering
22 211 (12.78%) Web Services
23 205 (12.42%) Microsoft Azure
24 194 (11.75%) Greenfield Project
25 193 (11.69%) Test Automation
26 181 (10.96%) .NET Framework
27 179 (10.84%) Amazon AWS
28 177 (10.72%) React
29 173 (10.48%) Continuous Integration
30 165 (9.99%) Spring

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 56 (3.39%) CMS
2 38 (2.30%) IIS
2 38 (2.30%) Tomcat
3 35 (2.12%) WordPress
4 33 (2.00%) SharePoint
5 28 (1.70%) Drupal
6 27 (1.64%) Elasticsearch
7 26 (1.57%) Umbraco
8 19 (1.15%) BizTalk Server
9 16 (0.97%) nginx
10 14 (0.85%) Apache
10 14 (0.85%) Oracle Workflow
11 10 (0.61%) Confluence
12 9 (0.55%) JBoss
12 9 (0.55%) WebLogic
13 8 (0.48%) Adobe Experience Manager
14 6 (0.36%) Moodle
15 5 (0.30%) Apache Spark
16 4 (0.24%) CICS
16 4 (0.24%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 24 (1.45%) Microsoft Excel
1 24 (1.45%) Photoshop
2 13 (0.79%) Microsoft Office
3 8 (0.48%) GIMP
4 5 (0.30%) Adobe Illustrator
5 4 (0.24%) Acrobat
6 3 (0.18%) InfoPath
7 2 (0.12%) Adobe Creative Suite
7 2 (0.12%) Spreadsheet
8 1 (0.061%) Fireworks
8 1 (0.061%) InVision
8 1 (0.061%) UXPin
Business Applications
1 19 (1.15%) Dynamics CRM
2 17 (1.03%) Magento
3 12 (0.73%) Oracle ERP
4 10 (0.61%) Visualfiles
5 8 (0.48%) Oracle Applications
6 7 (0.42%) Oracle EBS
6 7 (0.42%) Oracle Payables
6 7 (0.42%) Oracle Receivables
7 3 (0.18%) Exstream
7 3 (0.18%) SAP Business One
8 2 (0.12%) Dynamics AX
8 2 (0.12%) Infor LN
8 2 (0.12%) NetSuite
8 2 (0.12%) Payment Gateway
9 1 (0.061%) Oracle BPM
9 1 (0.061%) SAP CO
9 1 (0.061%) SAP FI/CO
9 1 (0.061%) SAP HR
9 1 (0.061%) SAP Payroll
9 1 (0.061%) Shopify
Cloud Services
1 205 (12.42%) Microsoft Azure
2 179 (10.84%) Amazon AWS
3 36 (2.18%) GitHub
4 23 (1.39%) Office 365
5 22 (1.33%) Google Cloud Platform
6 13 (0.79%) Dynamics 365
7 11 (0.67%) G Suite
7 11 (0.67%) Serverless
8 10 (0.61%) Sage Pay
8 10 (0.61%) Slack
9 9 (0.55%) npm
10 8 (0.48%) AWS Lambda
10 8 (0.48%) PaaS
11 6 (0.36%) Cloud Computing
11 6 (0.36%) SaaS
12 3 (0.18%) Amazon EC2
12 3 (0.18%) Google Analytics
13 2 (0.12%) Amazon Kinesis
13 2 (0.12%) Force.com
13 2 (0.12%) Google App Engine
Communications & Networking
1 20 (1.21%) HTTP
2 15 (0.91%) Internet
3 9 (0.55%) Intranet
3 9 (0.55%) SMS
4 5 (0.30%) MQTT
4 5 (0.30%) MVNO
5 4 (0.24%) AMQP
5 4 (0.24%) Skype
6 3 (0.18%) RFID
6 3 (0.18%) TCP/IP
7 1 (0.061%) DLNA
7 1 (0.061%) UPnP
7 1 (0.061%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 388 (23.50%) SQL Server
2 160 (9.69%) MySQL
3 114 (6.90%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 103 (6.24%) NoSQL
5 99 (6.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 66 (4.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 61 (3.69%) MongoDB
8 52 (3.15%) Data Warehouse
9 43 (2.60%) Power BI
10 41 (2.48%) PostgreSQL
11 37 (2.24%) SQL Server 2012
12 30 (1.82%) Relational Database
13 27 (1.64%) SQL Server 2014
13 27 (1.64%) SQL Server 2016
14 26 (1.57%) Riak
15 22 (1.33%) Big Data
16 19 (1.15%) Apache Cassandra
17 18 (1.09%) Redis
18 17 (1.03%) QlikView
19 15 (0.91%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 250 (15.14%) Git (software)
2 136 (8.24%) Selenium
3 112 (6.78%) Jenkins
4 106 (6.42%) Visual Studio
5 81 (4.91%) Subversion
6 77 (4.66%) JIRA
7 72 (4.36%) Team Foundation Server
8 69 (4.18%) Cucumber
9 54 (3.27%) SpecFlow
10 47 (2.85%) Maven
11 46 (2.79%) WebDriver
12 43 (2.60%) gulp
13 36 (2.18%) Mercurial
13 36 (2.18%) SoapUI
14 31 (1.88%) Jasmine
15 29 (1.76%) Grunt
16 25 (1.51%) Visual Studio Team System
17 24 (1.45%) NUnit
17 24 (1.45%) Octopus Deploy
18 23 (1.39%) JMeter
General
1 249 (15.08%) Finance
2 116 (7.03%) Retail
3 66 (4.00%) Marketing
4 37 (2.24%) Advertising
5 17 (1.03%) Manufacturing
6 16 (0.97%) Telecoms
7 15 (0.91%) Legal
8 14 (0.85%) Automotive
9 8 (0.48%) Games
9 8 (0.48%) Law
10 7 (0.42%) Pharmaceutical
11 6 (0.36%) Banking
11 6 (0.36%) Multimedia
12 5 (0.30%) Publishing
13 4 (0.24%) Electronics
13 4 (0.24%) Financial Institution
14 3 (0.18%) Back Office
14 3 (0.18%) Military
15 1 (0.061%) Digital Economy
15 1 (0.061%) Retail Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 694 (42.04%) .NET
2 504 (30.53%) HTML
3 491 (29.74%) CSS
4 387 (23.44%) ASP.NET
5 269 (16.29%) jQuery
6 268 (16.23%) ASP.NET MVC
7 246 (14.90%) AngularJS
8 211 (12.78%) Web Services
9 181 (10.96%) .NET Framework
10 177 (10.72%) React
11 165 (9.99%) HTML5
11 165 (9.99%) Spring
12 152 (9.21%) Node.js
13 115 (6.97%) Entity Framework
14 111 (6.72%) RESTful
15 104 (6.30%) CSS3
16 91 (5.51%) REST
17 85 (5.15%) ASP.NET Web API
18 72 (4.36%) XML
19 70 (4.24%) Spring Boot
Miscellaneous
1 194 (11.75%) Greenfield Project
2 121 (7.33%) Enterprise Software
3 92 (5.57%) User Experience
4 75 (4.54%) Analytical Skills
5 63 (3.82%) Mobile App
6 60 (3.63%) Computer Science
7 41 (2.48%) Self-Motivation
8 22 (1.33%) NHS
9 14 (0.85%) Linux Command Line
9 14 (0.85%) W3C
10 13 (0.79%) Management Information System
11 12 (0.73%) EPoS
12 10 (0.61%) Social Media
13 8 (0.48%) Algorithms
13 8 (0.48%) Graphic Design
14 7 (0.42%) e-Learning
14 7 (0.42%) N-Tier
15 6 (0.36%) EFT
15 6 (0.36%) Fintech
16 5 (0.30%) Data Structures
Operating Systems
1 90 (5.45%) Android
2 67 (4.06%) Linux
3 61 (3.69%) Apple iOS
4 59 (3.57%) Windows
5 29 (1.76%) Unix
6 6 (0.36%) Windows Mobile
6 6 (0.36%) Windows Server
7 3 (0.18%) Windows 10
8 2 (0.12%) Windows Server 2012
9 1 (0.061%) Embedded Linux
9 1 (0.061%) Windows 7
9 1 (0.061%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 744 (45.06%) Agile Software Development
2 547 (33.13%) MVC
3 413 (25.02%) TDD
4 256 (15.51%) BDD
5 222 (13.45%) Software Engineering
6 193 (11.69%) Test Automation
7 173 (10.48%) Continuous Integration
8 158 (9.57%) Unit Testing
9 157 (9.51%) OO
10 152 (9.21%) Scrum
11 145 (8.78%) Web Development
12 143 (8.66%) DevOps
13 131 (7.93%) Front End Development
14 120 (7.27%) Pair Programming
15 115 (6.97%) Problem-Solving
15 115 (6.97%) SDLC
16 113 (6.84%) Business Intelligence
17 111 (6.72%) Mentoring
18 97 (5.88%) Mobile Development
18 97 (5.88%) OOP
Programming Languages
1 821 (49.73%) C#
2 792 (47.97%) JavaScript
3 565 (34.22%) SQL
4 483 (29.25%) Java
5 235 (14.23%) PHP
6 145 (8.78%) Python
7 110 (6.66%) T-SQL
8 71 (4.30%) Ruby
9 67 (4.06%) VB.NET
10 56 (3.39%) Scala
11 54 (3.27%) C++
12 45 (2.73%) Java 8
13 39 (2.36%) TypeScript
14 34 (2.06%) VB
15 32 (1.94%) Objective-C
16 30 (1.82%) C
17 26 (1.57%) Kotlin
18 24 (1.45%) Apple Swift
18 24 (1.45%) Go
18 24 (1.45%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 98 (5.94%) Degree
2 41 (2.48%) Computer Science Degree
3 28 (1.70%) Security Cleared
4 14 (0.85%) Microsoft Certification
5 10 (0.61%) MCSD
6 6 (0.36%) AWS Certification
7 4 (0.24%) Sun Certification
8 2 (0.12%) CISSP
8 2 (0.12%) MCP
8 2 (0.12%) Numerate Degree
9 1 (0.061%) CISMP
9 1 (0.061%) ISEB
9 1 (0.061%) ISTQB
9 1 (0.061%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
9 1 (0.061%) MCSA
9 1 (0.061%) MCSE
9 1 (0.061%) PMI Certification
9 1 (0.061%) TOGAF Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 97 (5.88%) QA
2 13 (0.79%) Data Quality
3 4 (0.24%) GDPR
4 2 (0.12%) GCP
4 2 (0.12%) PCI DSS
4 2 (0.12%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 2 (0.12%) SLA
4 2 (0.12%) WAI
4 2 (0.12%) WCAG
5 1 (0.061%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 1 (0.061%) PMO
System Software
1 81 (4.91%) Docker
2 5 (0.30%) Active Directory
3 3 (0.18%) OpenDJ
3 3 (0.18%) OpenIDM
4 2 (0.12%) Firmware
5 1 (0.061%) HDFS
5 1 (0.061%) LXC
5 1 (0.061%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 31 (1.88%) Kubernetes
2 28 (1.70%) Ansible
3 21 (1.27%) Terraform
4 20 (1.21%) Opscode Chef
5 13 (0.79%) Puppet
6 5 (0.30%) Grafana
7 4 (0.24%) Rancher
8 3 (0.18%) Microsoft Intune
9 1 (0.061%) cPanel
9 1 (0.061%) Docker Swarm
9 1 (0.061%) Kibana
9 1 (0.061%) linkerd
9 1 (0.061%) Oozie
9 1 (0.061%) Oracle Identity Manager
9 1 (0.061%) SmoothWall
Vendors
1 376 (22.77%) Microsoft
2 139 (8.42%) Xamarin
3 104 (6.30%) Oracle
4 94 (5.69%) Google
5 55 (3.33%) Twitter
6 49 (2.97%) Salesforce.com
7 40 (2.42%) Tableau
8 19 (1.15%) SAP
9 18 (1.09%) Sitecore
10 16 (0.97%) Adobe
10 16 (0.97%) Capita
11 11 (0.67%) MuleSoft
11 11 (0.67%) ServiceNow
11 11 (0.67%) Zend
12 9 (0.55%) Alteryx
12 9 (0.55%) Telerik
13 8 (0.48%) Cognos
14 7 (0.42%) Informatica
14 7 (0.42%) Sybase
14 7 (0.42%) webMethods