Period
to 21 June 2018

The median annual salary for a Developer was £42,500 in advertised job vacancies in West Yorkshire during the 6 months to 21 June 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
21 Jun 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 2 2 2
Rank change year-on-year 0 0 0
Permanent jobs requiring a Developer 1,943 2,023 2,234
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in West Yorkshire 29.41% 28.65% 26.78%
As % of the Job Titles category 30.24% 29.34% 27.50%
Number of salaries quoted 1,759 1,823 2,014
West Yorkshire median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% - +3.90%
10th Percentile £29,000 £27,500 £27,500
90th Percentile £56,500 £56,250 £55,000
Yorkshire median annual salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +5.00% - +6.67%

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 6,425 6,896 8,125
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 97.25% 97.65% 97.39%
Number of salaries quoted 5,460 5,938 6,797
West Yorkshire median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% -
10th Percentile £26,250 £26,250 £26,250
90th Percentile £62,500 £61,250 £61,250
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 21 June 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 21 June 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 1,407 £45,000 +5.88% 221
Bradford -3 205 £42,500 +6.25% 31
Wakefield -2 101 £42,500 +6.25% 15
Huddersfield 0 73 £37,500 - 13
Halifax +4 44 £36,000 -10.00% 15
Wetherby +1 14 £37,500 -16.67% 4
Castleford 0 12 £47,500 +58.33% 5
Ilkley -1 11 £42,500 +41.67% 1
Batley +3 7 £50,000 +25.00% 2
Otley -1 4 £47,500 +18.75% 2
Keighley -6 4 £37,500 +7.14% 2
Brighouse +1 2 £42,500 -
Pontefract +3 1 £37,500 -12.79% 3
Dewsbury -1 1 £40,000 +33.33% 1
Cleckheaton - 1 £40,000 -
Ossett - 1 £39,000 - 1
Developer
Yorkshire

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

For the 6 months to 21 June 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.

1 930 (47.86%) JavaScript
2 907 (46.68%) C#
3 893 (45.96%) Agile Software Development
4 814 (41.89%) .NET
5 688 (35.41%) MVC
6 667 (34.33%) CSS
7 662 (34.07%) HTML
8 648 (33.35%) SQL
9 552 (28.41%) Java
10 488 (25.12%) TDD
11 484 (24.91%) SQL Server
12 466 (23.98%) ASP.NET
13 382 (19.66%) Microsoft
14 361 (18.58%) AngularJS
15 356 (18.32%) ASP.NET MVC
16 355 (18.27%) PHP
17 348 (17.91%) jQuery
18 322 (16.57%) Git (software)
19 306 (15.75%) BDD
20 281 (14.46%) Finance
21 269 (13.84%) MySQL
22 255 (13.12%) OO
23 218 (11.22%) Node.js
24 217 (11.17%) Software Engineering
25 212 (10.91%) Spring
26 204 (10.50%) .NET Framework
27 199 (10.24%) Web Development
27 199 (10.24%) React
28 197 (10.14%) Web Services
29 196 (10.09%) Retail

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 80 (4.12%) WordPress
2 68 (3.50%) CMS
3 50 (2.57%) Tomcat
4 48 (2.47%) Drupal
5 41 (2.11%) Apache
6 35 (1.80%) SharePoint
7 21 (1.08%) Umbraco
8 18 (0.93%) nginx
9 16 (0.82%) Elasticsearch
9 16 (0.82%) JBoss
9 16 (0.82%) WebLogic
10 11 (0.57%) IIS
11 10 (0.51%) Confluence
11 10 (0.51%) Oracle Workflow
12 9 (0.46%) ExpressionEngine
12 9 (0.46%) Joomla!
12 9 (0.46%) Moodle
13 8 (0.41%) Adobe Experience Manager
14 7 (0.36%) SharePoint 2013
15 5 (0.26%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 26 (1.34%) Microsoft Excel
2 17 (0.87%) Photoshop
3 13 (0.67%) Adobe Illustrator
3 13 (0.67%) Microsoft Office
4 9 (0.46%) Chatbot
5 3 (0.15%) InfoPath
6 2 (0.10%) Adobe Creative Suite
7 1 (0.051%) GIMP
7 1 (0.051%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 27 (1.39%) Dynamics CRM
2 23 (1.18%) Magento
3 10 (0.51%) Oracle ERP
4 8 (0.41%) Visualfiles
5 7 (0.36%) Oracle Applications
6 6 (0.31%) Oracle EBS
6 6 (0.31%) Oracle Payables
6 6 (0.31%) Oracle Receivables
7 5 (0.26%) Shopify
8 4 (0.21%) CiviCRM
9 2 (0.10%) Infor LN
9 2 (0.10%) NetSuite
9 2 (0.10%) SAP Business One
9 2 (0.10%) SAP CO
9 2 (0.10%) SAP FI
9 2 (0.10%) SAP FI/CO
10 1 (0.051%) Dynamics AX
10 1 (0.051%) SAP CRM
10 1 (0.051%) SAP ERP
10 1 (0.051%) SAP MM
Cloud Services
1 191 (9.83%) Microsoft Azure
2 128 (6.59%) Amazon AWS
3 27 (1.39%) GitHub
4 14 (0.72%) Dynamics 365
5 13 (0.67%) Office 365
6 12 (0.62%) Google Cloud Platform
7 4 (0.21%) Cloud Computing
7 4 (0.21%) npm
7 4 (0.21%) PaaS
7 4 (0.21%) Serverless
8 3 (0.15%) G Suite
8 3 (0.15%) SaaS
8 3 (0.15%) Slack
9 2 (0.10%) AWS Lambda
9 2 (0.10%) CallidusCloud
9 2 (0.10%) IaaS
10 1 (0.051%) Boomi
10 1 (0.051%) Google App Engine
10 1 (0.051%) Sage Pay
10 1 (0.051%) Twilio
Communications & Networking
1 13 (0.67%) Firewall
1 13 (0.67%) Skype
2 12 (0.62%) HTTP
3 11 (0.57%) Internet
4 9 (0.46%) Intranet
5 6 (0.31%) MVNO
6 5 (0.26%) AMQP
6 5 (0.26%) MQTT
6 5 (0.26%) SSL
7 3 (0.15%) RFID
7 3 (0.15%) TCP/IP
8 1 (0.051%) DLNA
8 1 (0.051%) DNS
8 1 (0.051%) SMS
8 1 (0.051%) UPnP
8 1 (0.051%) Wi-Fi
8 1 (0.051%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 484 (24.91%) SQL Server
2 269 (13.84%) MySQL
3 149 (7.67%) NoSQL
4 146 (7.51%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 105 (5.40%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 76 (3.91%) MongoDB
7 73 (3.76%) Data Warehouse
8 65 (3.35%) SQL Server 2016
9 63 (3.24%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 42 (2.16%) Relational Database
11 38 (1.96%) PostgreSQL
12 33 (1.70%) SQL Server 2008
13 31 (1.60%) Power BI
14 26 (1.34%) Riak
15 20 (1.03%) Apache Cassandra
15 20 (1.03%) SQL Server 2012
16 19 (0.98%) Redis
16 19 (0.98%) SQL Server 2014
17 17 (0.87%) QlikView
18 16 (0.82%) RavenDB
Development Applications
1 322 (16.57%) Git (software)
2 128 (6.59%) Visual Studio
3 121 (6.23%) Selenium
4 86 (4.43%) Jenkins
5 74 (3.81%) Cucumber
6 73 (3.76%) Subversion
7 71 (3.65%) Team Foundation Server
8 65 (3.35%) JIRA
9 62 (3.19%) Maven
10 48 (2.47%) SpecFlow
11 44 (2.26%) WebDriver
12 41 (2.11%) Grunt
13 40 (2.06%) JUnit
14 35 (1.80%) gulp
14 35 (1.80%) SoapUI
15 32 (1.65%) Jasmine
16 25 (1.29%) Mercurial
17 24 (1.24%) Oracle APEX
17 24 (1.24%) PHPUnit
18 22 (1.13%) Appium
General
1 281 (14.46%) Finance
2 196 (10.09%) Retail
3 94 (4.84%) Marketing
4 92 (4.73%) Advertising
5 36 (1.85%) Telecoms
6 33 (1.70%) Legal
7 26 (1.34%) Games
8 25 (1.29%) Automotive
9 23 (1.18%) Law
10 15 (0.77%) Manufacturing
11 9 (0.46%) Financial Institution
12 6 (0.31%) Electronics
13 5 (0.26%) Banking
13 5 (0.26%) Pharmaceutical
13 5 (0.26%) Publishing
14 4 (0.21%) Military
15 3 (0.15%) Multimedia
16 2 (0.10%) Back Office
17 1 (0.051%) Digital Economy
17 1 (0.051%) Retail Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 814 (41.89%) .NET
2 667 (34.33%) CSS
3 662 (34.07%) HTML
4 466 (23.98%) ASP.NET
5 361 (18.58%) AngularJS
6 356 (18.32%) ASP.NET MVC
7 348 (17.91%) jQuery
8 218 (11.22%) Node.js
9 212 (10.91%) Spring
10 204 (10.50%) .NET Framework
11 199 (10.24%) React
12 197 (10.14%) Web Services
13 176 (9.06%) HTML5
14 158 (8.13%) RESTful
15 133 (6.85%) Entity Framework
16 129 (6.64%) ASP.NET Web API
17 104 (5.35%) XML
18 102 (5.25%) REST
19 101 (5.20%) CSS3
20 95 (4.89%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 195 (10.04%) Greenfield Project
2 100 (5.15%) User Experience
3 97 (4.99%) Enterprise Software
4 61 (3.14%) Self-Motivation
5 58 (2.99%) Analytical Skills
6 41 (2.11%) Computer Science
6 41 (2.11%) Mobile App
7 32 (1.65%) NHS
8 28 (1.44%) Management Information System
9 10 (0.51%) Tandem
10 9 (0.46%) e-Learning
10 9 (0.46%) Graphic Design
11 8 (0.41%) Algorithms
11 8 (0.41%) EPoS
11 8 (0.41%) FMCG
11 8 (0.41%) N-Tier
11 8 (0.41%) Replication
11 8 (0.41%) Social Media
11 8 (0.41%) W3C
12 7 (0.36%) Linux Command Line
Operating Systems
1 89 (4.58%) Linux
2 79 (4.07%) Android
3 57 (2.93%) Windows
4 54 (2.78%) Apple iOS
5 25 (1.29%) Unix
6 9 (0.46%) Debian
6 9 (0.46%) Windows Mobile
7 5 (0.26%) CentOS
8 3 (0.15%) Windows Server
9 2 (0.10%) Windows Server 2012
10 1 (0.051%) Embedded Linux
10 1 (0.051%) Windows 7
10 1 (0.051%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 893 (45.96%) Agile Software Development
2 688 (35.41%) MVC
3 488 (25.12%) TDD
4 306 (15.75%) BDD
5 255 (13.12%) OO
6 217 (11.17%) Software Engineering
7 199 (10.24%) Web Development
8 188 (9.68%) Unit Testing
9 174 (8.96%) Test Automation
10 162 (8.34%) Scrum
11 155 (7.98%) Continuous Integration
11 155 (7.98%) SDLC
12 152 (7.82%) Business Intelligence
12 152 (7.82%) Front End Development
13 146 (7.51%) Problem-Solving
14 129 (6.64%) E-Commerce
15 113 (5.82%) Mentoring
16 111 (5.71%) OOP
17 104 (5.35%) Pair Programming
18 98 (5.04%) DevOps
Programming Languages
1 930 (47.86%) JavaScript
2 907 (46.68%) C#
3 648 (33.35%) SQL
4 552 (28.41%) Java
5 355 (18.27%) PHP
6 163 (8.39%) Python
7 153 (7.87%) T-SQL
8 128 (6.59%) Ruby
9 91 (4.68%) VB.NET
10 64 (3.29%) Scala
11 55 (2.83%) Java 8
12 52 (2.68%) C++
13 51 (2.62%) VB
14 37 (1.90%) C
15 34 (1.75%) TypeScript
16 33 (1.70%) PL/SQL
17 25 (1.29%) Objective-C
18 24 (1.24%) Kotlin
19 22 (1.13%) Go
19 22 (1.13%) PHP 5
Qualifications
1 76 (3.91%) Degree
2 30 (1.54%) Security Cleared
3 28 (1.44%) Computer Science Degree
4 10 (0.51%) SC Cleared
5 5 (0.26%) AWS Certification
6 4 (0.21%) PMI Certification
6 4 (0.21%) Sun Certification
7 3 (0.15%) Microsoft Certification
8 2 (0.10%) ISEB
8 2 (0.10%) ISTQB
8 2 (0.10%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
8 2 (0.10%) MCSD
8 2 (0.10%) Numerate Degree
9 1 (0.051%) HND
9 1 (0.051%) MCSA
9 1 (0.051%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 100 (5.15%) QA
2 9 (0.46%) Data Quality
3 6 (0.31%) GDPR
4 4 (0.21%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 3 (0.15%) Disclosure Scotland
6 2 (0.10%) SLA
7 1 (0.051%) GCP
7 1 (0.051%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 93 (4.79%) Docker
2 6 (0.31%) Virtual Machines
3 5 (0.26%) Hyper-V
3 5 (0.26%) VirtualBox
4 3 (0.15%) OpenDJ
4 3 (0.15%) OpenIDM
5 2 (0.10%) Active Directory
5 2 (0.10%) Firmware
6 1 (0.051%) LXC
Systems Management
1 39 (2.01%) Ansible
2 33 (1.70%) Kubernetes
3 21 (1.08%) Opscode Chef
4 15 (0.77%) Puppet
5 13 (0.67%) SmoothWall
6 11 (0.57%) Terraform
7 7 (0.36%) Rancher
8 6 (0.31%) Plesk
9 5 (0.26%) Grafana
10 1 (0.051%) linkerd
10 1 (0.051%) Nagios
Vendors
1 382 (19.66%) Microsoft
2 128 (6.59%) Oracle
3 98 (5.04%) Google
4 71 (3.65%) Twitter
5 70 (3.60%) Xamarin
6 51 (2.62%) Salesforce.com
6 51 (2.62%) Zend
7 35 (1.80%) Tableau
8 24 (1.24%) Capita
9 21 (1.08%) SAP
10 17 (0.87%) Adobe
11 10 (0.51%) WooCommerce
12 9 (0.46%) Blackboard
13 8 (0.41%) Alteryx
13 8 (0.41%) Vertica
14 7 (0.36%) Facebook
14 7 (0.36%) webMethods
15 6 (0.31%) Sitecore
16 5 (0.26%) Apple
17 4 (0.21%) Sun