Period
to 11 December 2018

The median annual salary for a Senior Developer was £47,500 in advertised job vacancies in West Yorkshire during the 6 months to 11 December 2018.

The first table below provides salary benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to same period in the previous 2 years.

Senior Developer
Yorkshire > West Yorkshire
6 months to
11 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 53 56 47
Rank change year-on-year +3 -9 -8
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Developer 245 288 382
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in West Yorkshire 4.75% 4.25% 5.07%
As % of the Job Titles category 4.90% 4.36% 5.17%
Number of salaries quoted 216 269 359
West Yorkshire median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.56% -5.26% +5.56%
10th Percentile £37,500 £35,200 £37,500
90th Percentile £60,000 £57,500 £57,500
Yorkshire median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year - -5.26% +5.56%

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 5,000 6,611 7,384
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 97.01% 97.48% 98.05%
Number of salaries quoted 4,173 5,604 6,360
West Yorkshire median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500
10th Percentile £25,000 £26,250 £26,000
90th Percentile £62,500 £60,000 £62,500
Yorkshire median annual salary £42,500 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +1.19% +5.00% -

Senior Developer
Job Vacancy Trend in West Yorkshire

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

Job vacancy trend for Senior Developer in West Yorkshire

Senior Developer
Salary Trend in West Yorkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Senior Developer in West Yorkshire.

Salary trend for Senior Developer in West Yorkshire

Senior Developer
Salary Histogram in West Yorkshire

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Senior Developer in West Yorkshire over the 6 months to 11 December 2018.

Salary histogram for Senior Developer in West Yorkshire

Senior 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 Senior Developer within the West Yorkshire region over the 6 months to 11 December 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 +23 198 £47,500 - 34
Huddersfield +3 16 £50,000 +17.65% 12
Bradford -19 9 £45,000 - 4
Halifax -7 8 £50,000 - 3
Pontefract +6 2 - - 1
Wakefield -4 2 £47,500 +10.47% 4
Dewsbury +5 1 £50,000 -
Wetherby -7 1 £45,000 - 2
Bingley - 1 £50,000 -
Senior Developer
Yorkshire

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

For the 6 months to 11 December 2018, Senior 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 Senior Developer in the job title.

1 118 (48.16%) JavaScript
2 117 (47.76%) C#
3 102 (41.63%) Agile Software Development
4 93 (37.96%) .NET
5 90 (36.73%) SQL Server
6 79 (32.24%) MVC
7 74 (30.20%) TDD
8 72 (29.39%) SQL
9 70 (28.57%) CSS
10 69 (28.16%) HTML
11 68 (27.76%) Microsoft
12 66 (26.94%) Java
13 56 (22.86%) Microsoft Azure
14 54 (22.04%) ASP.NET
15 53 (21.63%) .NET Framework
16 46 (18.78%) Git (software)
17 43 (17.55%) ASP.NET MVC
18 42 (17.14%) Entity Framework
19 41 (16.73%) Amazon AWS
19 41 (16.73%) Test Automation
20 40 (16.33%) AngularJS
21 37 (15.10%) Scrum
22 36 (14.69%) Unit Testing
22 36 (14.69%) Software Engineering
22 36 (14.69%) Mentoring
23 34 (13.88%) Node.js
24 33 (13.47%) DevOps
25 32 (13.06%) MySQL
25 32 (13.06%) PHP
26 31 (12.65%) jQuery

Senior 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 13 (5.31%) Elasticsearch
2 11 (4.49%) WordPress
3 8 (3.27%) Confluence
4 6 (2.45%) nginx
5 5 (2.04%) CMS
6 4 (1.63%) Apache Spark
6 4 (1.63%) SharePoint
7 2 (0.82%) Apache
7 2 (0.82%) IIS
7 2 (0.82%) SAS
8 1 (0.41%) Apache Pig
8 1 (0.41%) BizTalk Server
8 1 (0.41%) Drupal
8 1 (0.41%) IBM Domino
8 1 (0.41%) IBM Notes
8 1 (0.41%) Kentico
8 1 (0.41%) Oracle Workflow
8 1 (0.41%) Tomcat
8 1 (0.41%) Umbraco
Applications
1 9 (3.67%) Photoshop
2 5 (2.04%) Microsoft Excel
3 4 (1.63%) Adobe Illustrator
3 4 (1.63%) Microsoft Office
4 1 (0.41%) Fireworks
4 1 (0.41%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 6 (2.45%) Magento
2 2 (0.82%) Cognos Business Intelligence
2 2 (0.82%) Shopify
3 1 (0.41%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 56 (22.86%) Microsoft Azure
2 41 (16.73%) Amazon AWS
3 13 (5.31%) GitHub
4 8 (3.27%) AdWords
4 8 (3.27%) Google Analytics
5 6 (2.45%) Slack
6 5 (2.04%) AWS Lambda
6 5 (2.04%) Cloud Computing
6 5 (2.04%) SaaS
6 5 (2.04%) Serverless
7 2 (0.82%) Azure Data Factory
7 2 (0.82%) Sage Pay
8 1 (0.41%) Adobe Analytics
8 1 (0.41%) Amazon EC2
8 1 (0.41%) Amazon EMR
8 1 (0.41%) Amazon Kinesis
8 1 (0.41%) Amazon S3
8 1 (0.41%) Azure Active Directory
8 1 (0.41%) Google Cloud Platform
8 1 (0.41%) NuGet
Communications & Networking
1 3 (1.22%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 90 (36.73%) SQL Server
2 32 (13.06%) MySQL
3 30 (12.24%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 23 (9.39%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 20 (8.16%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 15 (6.12%) Data Warehouse
6 15 (6.12%) Relational Database
7 10 (4.08%) Couchbase
8 8 (3.27%) NoSQL
8 8 (3.27%) Power BI
9 7 (2.86%) QlikView
10 5 (2.04%) MariaDB
10 5 (2.04%) SQL Server 2012
10 5 (2.04%) SQL Server 2014
11 4 (1.63%) Hadoop
11 4 (1.63%) PostgreSQL
11 4 (1.63%) SQL Server 2016
12 3 (1.22%) Azure SQL Database
12 3 (1.22%) MongoDB
12 3 (1.22%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 46 (18.78%) Git (software)
2 26 (10.61%) Jenkins
3 24 (9.80%) Cucumber
3 24 (9.80%) Selenium
4 21 (8.57%) NUnit
5 20 (8.16%) Subversion
6 17 (6.94%) JIRA
7 14 (5.71%) Team Foundation Server
8 10 (4.08%) Visual Studio Team System
9 8 (3.27%) Visual Studio
10 6 (2.45%) Sonatype Nexus
10 6 (2.45%) Xcode
11 4 (1.63%) Mercurial
11 4 (1.63%) SonarQube
11 4 (1.63%) SpecFlow
12 3 (1.22%) gulp
13 2 (0.82%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
13 2 (0.82%) webpack
14 1 (0.41%) Octopus Deploy
14 1 (0.41%) tSQLt
General
1 18 (7.35%) Finance
2 7 (2.86%) Games
2 7 (2.86%) Retail
3 5 (2.04%) Advertising
4 2 (0.82%) Manufacturing
4 2 (0.82%) Pharmaceutical
5 1 (0.41%) Automotive
5 1 (0.41%) Billing
5 1 (0.41%) Marketing
5 1 (0.41%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 93 (37.96%) .NET
2 70 (28.57%) CSS
3 69 (28.16%) HTML
4 54 (22.04%) ASP.NET
5 53 (21.63%) .NET Framework
6 43 (17.55%) ASP.NET MVC
7 42 (17.14%) Entity Framework
8 40 (16.33%) AngularJS
9 34 (13.88%) Node.js
10 31 (12.65%) jQuery
11 28 (11.43%) Web Services
12 25 (10.20%) HTML5
13 23 (9.39%) CSS3
14 22 (8.98%) React
15 21 (8.57%) RESTful
16 20 (8.16%) Gherkin
17 19 (7.76%) ASP.NET Web API
18 17 (6.94%) Twitter Bootstrap
19 14 (5.71%) Spring
20 12 (4.90%) .NET Core
Miscellaneous
1 24 (9.80%) User Experience
2 21 (8.57%) Enterprise Software
3 17 (6.94%) Greenfield Project
4 13 (5.31%) Mobile App
5 7 (2.86%) Analytical Skills
6 6 (2.45%) Self-Motivation
6 6 (2.45%) Social Media
7 5 (2.04%) Linux Command Line
8 3 (1.22%) RIA
9 2 (0.82%) Cloud Native
9 2 (0.82%) Mainframe
9 2 (0.82%) Management Information System
10 1 (0.41%) Blog
10 1 (0.41%) Enterprise Cloud
10 1 (0.41%) Life Science
10 1 (0.41%) Robotics
10 1 (0.41%) Taxonomies
10 1 (0.41%) Xbox
Operating Systems
1 19 (7.76%) Linux
2 12 (4.90%) Apple iOS
3 9 (3.67%) Unix
4 7 (2.86%) Android
4 7 (2.86%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 102 (41.63%) Agile Software Development
2 79 (32.24%) MVC
3 74 (30.20%) TDD
4 41 (16.73%) Test Automation
5 37 (15.10%) Scrum
6 36 (14.69%) Mentoring
6 36 (14.69%) Software Engineering
6 36 (14.69%) Unit Testing
7 33 (13.47%) DevOps
8 31 (12.65%) BDD
9 26 (10.61%) Business Intelligence
9 26 (10.61%) Microservices
9 26 (10.61%) Mobile Development
10 25 (10.20%) Open Source
11 24 (9.80%) OOP
11 24 (9.80%) Pair Programming
12 21 (8.57%) Continuous Integration
13 20 (8.16%) API Testing
13 20 (8.16%) E-Commerce
14 19 (7.76%) Front End Development
Programming Languages
1 118 (48.16%) JavaScript
2 117 (47.76%) C#
3 72 (29.39%) SQL
4 66 (26.94%) Java
5 32 (13.06%) PHP
6 24 (9.80%) T-SQL
7 18 (7.35%) Python
8 12 (4.90%) ES6
9 10 (4.08%) Java 8
10 9 (3.67%) PHP 5
11 8 (3.27%) VB
11 8 (3.27%) VB.NET
11 8 (3.27%) VBA
12 6 (2.45%) Apple Swift
12 6 (2.45%) Ruby
13 5 (2.04%) TypeScript
14 4 (1.63%) C++
14 4 (1.63%) Objective-C
14 4 (1.63%) VB6
15 3 (1.22%) Scala
Qualifications
1 20 (8.16%) Degree
2 5 (2.04%) Computer Science Degree
3 2 (0.82%) MCP
3 2 (0.82%) SC Cleared
3 2 (0.82%) Security Cleared
4 1 (0.41%) CISMP
4 1 (0.41%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (2.04%) QA
2 3 (1.22%) Data Quality
3 1 (0.41%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 1 (0.41%) SLA
System Software
1 9 (3.67%) Docker
2 1 (0.41%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 8 (3.27%) Terraform
2 5 (2.04%) Ansible
3 4 (1.63%) Kubernetes
3 4 (1.63%) Puppet
4 1 (0.41%) Oozie
4 1 (0.41%) Oracle Identity Manager
Vendors
1 68 (27.76%) Microsoft
2 17 (6.94%) Oracle
3 13 (5.31%) Zend
4 11 (4.49%) Google
5 8 (3.27%) Splunk
6 7 (2.86%) Salesforce.com
6 7 (2.86%) Tableau
6 7 (2.86%) Xamarin
7 6 (2.45%) AppDynamics
7 6 (2.45%) Cognos
7 6 (2.45%) Sybase
8 4 (1.63%) IBM
8 4 (1.63%) Informatica
8 4 (1.63%) MuleSoft
9 2 (0.82%) Alteryx
9 2 (0.82%) PayPal
9 2 (0.82%) SAP
9 2 (0.82%) Telerik
9 2 (0.82%) Twitter
10 1 (0.41%) ServiceNow