Period
to 24 February 2018

The median annual salary for a Developer was £42,500 in advertised job vacancies in West Yorkshire during the 6 months to 24 February 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
24 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 2 2 2
Rank change year-on-year 0 0 -1
Permanent jobs requiring a Developer 1,926 1,913 2,547
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in West Yorkshire 28.08% 26.31% 28.33%
As % of the Job Titles category 28.75% 26.88% 29.12%
Number of salaries quoted 1,760 1,775 2,289
West Yorkshire median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% - +6.67%
10th Percentile £27,500 £27,700 £27,500
90th Percentile £55,000 £55,000 £55,000
Yorkshire median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

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 6,698 7,118 8,747
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 97.67% 97.90% 97.29%
Number of salaries quoted 5,725 6,222 7,234
West Yorkshire median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £41,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +3.66% +2.50%
10th Percentile £27,500 £25,750 £26,250
90th Percentile £60,000 £60,000 £60,000
Yorkshire median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +6.25% - +5.26%

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 24 February 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 24 February 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 0 1,361 £42,500 +6.25% 257
Bradford +1 222 £40,000 - 19
Wakefield -1 79 £42,500 +14.86% 21
Huddersfield 0 66 £42,500 +21.43% 13
Halifax +6 59 £35,000 -12.50% 4
Bingley - 27 £32,500 - 1
Wetherby +2 7 £37,500 -7.41% 3
Pudsey - 7 £35,000 - 2
Keighley -6 6 £42,500 +21.43% 1
Castleford 0 4 £39,000 +30.00% 3
Ilkley -1 4 £42,500 +21.43% 5
Brighouse -2 3 £42,500 +21.43% 1
Pontefract -2 3 £42,500 +4.29% 1
Dewsbury -2 2 £42,500 +17.24%
Elland - 2 £32,500 - 1
Otley -2 1 £30,000 -27.27%
Batley -3 1 - - 2
Calderdale - 1 - -
Ossett - 1 £39,000 -
Developer
Yorkshire

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

For the 6 months to 24 February 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.

1 859 (44.60%) JavaScript
2 852 (44.24%) C#
3 818 (42.47%) Agile Software Development
4 813 (42.21%) .NET
5 772 (40.08%) SQL
6 689 (35.77%) HTML
7 661 (34.32%) CSS
8 610 (31.67%) MVC
9 558 (28.97%) SQL Server
10 462 (23.99%) ASP.NET
11 437 (22.69%) Java
12 384 (19.94%) Microsoft
13 383 (19.89%) TDD
14 362 (18.80%) jQuery
15 340 (17.65%) AngularJS
16 324 (16.82%) PHP
17 308 (15.99%) Git (software)
18 297 (15.42%) ASP.NET MVC
19 256 (13.29%) OO
20 252 (13.08%) Web Development
21 239 (12.41%) MySQL
22 227 (11.79%) HTML5
23 225 (11.68%) SQL Server Integration Services
24 224 (11.63%) .NET Framework
25 218 (11.32%) T-SQL
26 216 (11.21%) Business Intelligence
27 209 (10.85%) Front End Development
28 207 (10.75%) Software Engineering
29 198 (10.28%) Node.js
30 197 (10.23%) Finance

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 95 (4.93%) WordPress
2 76 (3.95%) CMS
3 42 (2.18%) Apache
4 41 (2.13%) SharePoint
4 41 (2.13%) Umbraco
5 33 (1.71%) Tomcat
6 28 (1.45%) Drupal
7 25 (1.30%) WebLogic
8 21 (1.09%) JBoss
9 18 (0.93%) SharePoint 2013
10 17 (0.88%) nginx
11 16 (0.83%) Confluence
11 16 (0.83%) Elasticsearch
12 10 (0.52%) IIS
13 9 (0.47%) ExpressionEngine
14 8 (0.42%) Adobe Experience Manager
15 7 (0.36%) EPiServer
15 7 (0.36%) Jetty
15 7 (0.36%) Kentico
15 7 (0.36%) WebSphere
Applications
1 26 (1.35%) Microsoft Excel
2 12 (0.62%) Photoshop
3 11 (0.57%) Chatbot
4 8 (0.42%) Adobe Illustrator
4 8 (0.42%) Microsoft Office
5 1 (0.052%) Adobe Creative Suite
5 1 (0.052%) InVision
5 1 (0.052%) MS Visio
5 1 (0.052%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 39 (2.02%) Magento
2 19 (0.99%) Dynamics CRM
3 6 (0.31%) CiviCRM
4 5 (0.26%) SAP Hybris
5 4 (0.21%) Shopify
6 3 (0.16%) Oracle ERP
6 3 (0.16%) PeopleSoft HCM
7 2 (0.10%) Dynamics AX
7 2 (0.10%) Dynamics NAV
7 2 (0.10%) Salesforce.com CRM
7 2 (0.10%) WebTrends
8 1 (0.052%) NetSuite
8 1 (0.052%) OpenCart
8 1 (0.052%) Oracle EBS
8 1 (0.052%) Oracle Payables
8 1 (0.052%) Oracle Receivables
Cloud Services
1 144 (7.48%) Microsoft Azure
2 41 (2.13%) Amazon AWS
3 21 (1.09%) Office 365
4 20 (1.04%) GitHub
5 7 (0.36%) Google Play
6 6 (0.31%) npm
7 4 (0.21%) Google Analytics
7 4 (0.21%) Google Cloud Platform
7 4 (0.21%) IaaS
7 4 (0.21%) SaaS
8 3 (0.16%) Dynamics 365
8 3 (0.16%) G Suite
8 3 (0.16%) Slack
8 3 (0.16%) Taleo
9 2 (0.10%) Force.com
9 2 (0.10%) PaaS
10 1 (0.052%) Adobe Creative Cloud
10 1 (0.052%) Cloud Computing
10 1 (0.052%) Sage Pay
10 1 (0.052%) Sumo Logic
Communications & Networking
1 17 (0.88%) Firewall
2 12 (0.62%) Internet
3 7 (0.36%) Skype
4 6 (0.31%) SSL
5 4 (0.21%) AMQP
6 3 (0.16%) DNS
6 3 (0.16%) HTTP
6 3 (0.16%) PPP
6 3 (0.16%) SMS
7 2 (0.10%) Intranet
8 1 (0.052%) ADSL
8 1 (0.052%) Bluetooth
8 1 (0.052%) Broadband
8 1 (0.052%) PBX
8 1 (0.052%) SSH
8 1 (0.052%) VoIP
8 1 (0.052%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 558 (28.97%) SQL Server
2 239 (12.41%) MySQL
3 225 (11.68%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 163 (8.46%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 123 (6.39%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 121 (6.28%) Data Warehouse
7 109 (5.66%) NoSQL
8 78 (4.05%) MongoDB
9 70 (3.63%) SQL Server 2016
10 48 (2.49%) SQL Server 2014
11 44 (2.28%) SQL Server 2012
12 41 (2.13%) SQL Server 2008
13 40 (2.08%) Power BI
14 38 (1.97%) Relational Database
15 27 (1.40%) PostgreSQL
16 25 (1.30%) QlikView
17 24 (1.25%) BusinessObjects
18 20 (1.04%) Oracle Database
19 17 (0.88%) Apache Cassandra
19 17 (0.88%) Redis
Development Applications
1 308 (15.99%) Git (software)
2 170 (8.83%) Visual Studio
3 90 (4.67%) Team Foundation Server
4 84 (4.36%) Subversion
5 55 (2.86%) Selenium
6 53 (2.75%) Grunt
7 47 (2.44%) Jenkins
8 46 (2.39%) Cucumber
9 43 (2.23%) Maven
10 41 (2.13%) JIRA
11 39 (2.02%) gulp
12 37 (1.92%) Mercurial
13 34 (1.77%) Oracle APEX
14 31 (1.61%) TeamCity
15 27 (1.40%) SpecFlow
16 22 (1.14%) JUnit
17 21 (1.09%) WebDriver
18 20 (1.04%) Appium
19 19 (0.99%) Jasmine
20 18 (0.93%) Octopus Deploy
General
1 197 (10.23%) Finance
2 134 (6.96%) Retail
3 112 (5.82%) Advertising
4 66 (3.43%) Games
5 55 (2.86%) Marketing
6 39 (2.02%) Legal
7 35 (1.82%) Law
8 25 (1.30%) Automotive
8 25 (1.30%) Telecoms
9 12 (0.62%) Manufacturing
10 10 (0.52%) Pharmaceutical
11 6 (0.31%) Electronics
12 4 (0.21%) Banking
13 3 (0.16%) Financial Institution
14 1 (0.052%) Multimedia
14 1 (0.052%) Publishing
14 1 (0.052%) Retail Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 813 (42.21%) .NET
2 689 (35.77%) HTML
3 661 (34.32%) CSS
4 462 (23.99%) ASP.NET
5 362 (18.80%) jQuery
6 340 (17.65%) AngularJS
7 297 (15.42%) ASP.NET MVC
8 227 (11.79%) HTML5
9 224 (11.63%) .NET Framework
10 198 (10.28%) Node.js
11 172 (8.93%) Web Services
12 158 (8.20%) CSS3
13 157 (8.15%) Spring
14 140 (7.27%) React
15 136 (7.06%) WCF
16 133 (6.91%) XML
17 120 (6.23%) Entity Framework
18 102 (5.30%) RESTful
19 99 (5.14%) Ajax
20 98 (5.09%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 154 (8.00%) Greenfield Project
2 140 (7.27%) User Experience
3 68 (3.53%) Analytical Skills
3 68 (3.53%) Enterprise Software
4 47 (2.44%) Computer Science
5 41 (2.13%) Mobile App
6 38 (1.97%) Management Information System
7 25 (1.30%) Data Structures
8 20 (1.04%) NHS
9 14 (0.73%) Algorithms
10 13 (0.67%) Tandem
11 12 (0.62%) N-Tier
12 11 (0.57%) FMCG
12 11 (0.57%) Graphic Design
12 11 (0.57%) Social Media
13 8 (0.42%) Digital Media
13 8 (0.42%) Replication
14 7 (0.36%) iPhone
14 7 (0.36%) Music Streaming
15 6 (0.31%) Hedge funds
Operating Systems
1 78 (4.05%) Linux
2 61 (3.17%) Android
3 52 (2.70%) Windows
4 44 (2.28%) Apple iOS
5 24 (1.25%) Unix
6 10 (0.52%) CentOS
7 9 (0.47%) Debian
8 2 (0.10%) Windows Mobile
9 1 (0.052%) Fedora
9 1 (0.052%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 818 (42.47%) Agile Software Development
2 610 (31.67%) MVC
3 383 (19.89%) TDD
4 256 (13.29%) OO
5 252 (13.08%) Web Development
6 216 (11.21%) Business Intelligence
7 209 (10.85%) Front End Development
8 207 (10.75%) Software Engineering
9 189 (9.81%) BDD
10 158 (8.20%) SDLC
11 157 (8.15%) Unit Testing
12 155 (8.05%) Scrum
12 155 (8.05%) Test Automation
13 139 (7.22%) Continuous Integration
14 138 (7.17%) E-Commerce
15 126 (6.54%) ETL
16 112 (5.82%) Mentoring
17 106 (5.50%) OOP
18 74 (3.84%) Data Modelling
19 69 (3.58%) Web Application Development
Programming Languages
1 859 (44.60%) JavaScript
2 852 (44.24%) C#
3 772 (40.08%) SQL
4 437 (22.69%) Java
5 324 (16.82%) PHP
6 218 (11.32%) T-SQL
7 130 (6.75%) Ruby
8 116 (6.02%) Python
9 69 (3.58%) VB.NET
10 62 (3.22%) C++
11 60 (3.12%) PL/SQL
12 53 (2.75%) VB
13 34 (1.77%) Scala
14 33 (1.71%) C
15 25 (1.30%) ABAP
16 21 (1.09%) Go
17 19 (0.99%) TypeScript
18 18 (0.93%) PHP 7
19 16 (0.83%) Objective-C
19 16 (0.83%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 97 (5.04%) Degree
2 25 (1.30%) Computer Science Degree
3 23 (1.19%) Security Cleared
4 15 (0.78%) SC Cleared
5 7 (0.36%) Microsoft Certification
6 3 (0.16%) PMI Certification
7 2 (0.10%) DBS Check
7 2 (0.10%) ISEB
7 2 (0.10%) ISTQB
7 2 (0.10%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
8 1 (0.052%) CCNA
8 1 (0.052%) Cisco Certification
8 1 (0.052%) HNC
8 1 (0.052%) HND
8 1 (0.052%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
8 1 (0.052%) MCSA
8 1 (0.052%) Numerate Degree
8 1 (0.052%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 55 (2.86%) QA
2 12 (0.62%) Data Quality
3 7 (0.36%) HL7
3 7 (0.36%) SLA
4 6 (0.31%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 4 (0.21%) Disclosure Scotland
6 2 (0.10%) GDPR
System Software
1 73 (3.79%) Docker
2 7 (0.36%) Hyper-V
3 6 (0.31%) Virtual Machines
4 5 (0.26%) VirtualBox
5 4 (0.21%) Samba
6 1 (0.052%) RACF
Systems Management
1 36 (1.87%) Ansible
2 22 (1.14%) Puppet
3 20 (1.04%) Kubernetes
4 19 (0.99%) Opscode Chef
5 8 (0.42%) Plesk
6 7 (0.36%) SmoothWall
7 6 (0.31%) Business Desktop Deployment
7 6 (0.31%) Docker Swarm
7 6 (0.31%) Kibana
7 6 (0.31%) Rancher
7 6 (0.31%) WSUS
8 5 (0.26%) Terraform
9 2 (0.10%) Oracle EDQ
10 1 (0.052%) Nagios
10 1 (0.052%) Oracle Identity Manager
10 1 (0.052%) Prometheus
10 1 (0.052%) Salt
10 1 (0.052%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 384 (19.94%) Microsoft
2 166 (8.62%) Oracle
3 77 (4.00%) Google
4 63 (3.27%) SAP
5 59 (3.06%) Zend
6 47 (2.44%) Twitter
7 40 (2.08%) Salesforce.com
8 36 (1.87%) Tableau
9 21 (1.09%) Adobe
10 15 (0.78%) WooCommerce
11 13 (0.67%) IBM
11 13 (0.67%) Xamarin
12 12 (0.62%) Talend
13 11 (0.57%) Capita
14 9 (0.47%) hybris
14 9 (0.47%) MicroStrategy
15 8 (0.42%) Apple
15 8 (0.42%) webMethods
16 7 (0.36%) BEA
16 7 (0.36%) DevExpress