Period
to 23 November 2020

The median annual salary for a Senior Developer was £48,000 in advertised job vacancies in West Yorkshire during the 6 months to 23 November 2020.

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
23 Nov 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 45 52 48
Rank change year-on-year +7 -4 +9
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Developer 86 206 283
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in West Yorkshire 4.82% 4.91% 5.16%
As % of the Job Titles category 4.93% 5.04% 5.32%
Number of salaries quoted 98 220 262
Median annual salary £48,000 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -4.00% +5.26% +5.56%
10th Percentile £33,375 £38,175 £36,825
90th Percentile £68,750 £60,000 £58,625
Yorkshire median annual salary £47,500 £49,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year -4.04% +10.00% -

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 1,745 4,089 5,321
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 97.76% 97.45% 97.06%
Number of salaries quoted 1,516 3,410 4,399
Median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% -
10th Percentile £30,000 £26,250 £25,000
90th Percentile £69,375 £68,750 £62,303
Yorkshire median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year - +5.88% +2.41%

Senior Developer
Job Vacancy Trend in West Yorkshire

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

Job vacancy trend for Senior Developer in West Yorkshire

Senior Developer
Salary Trend in West Yorkshire

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

Salary trend for Senior Developer in West Yorkshire

Senior Developer
Salary Histogram in West Yorkshire

Salary distribution for jobs citing Senior Developer in West Yorkshire over the 6 months to 23 November 2020.

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 23 November 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 -1 63 £50,000 - 25
Wakefield +20 6 £31,250 -27.75% 1
Bradford +13 3 £45,000 -25.00%
Ilkley - 2 £47,500 -
Batley - 1 £52,500 -
Halifax - 1 £52,500 - 1
Senior Developer
Yorkshire

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

For the 6 months to 23 November 2020, 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 47 (54.65%) JavaScript
2 30 (34.88%) AWS
3 29 (33.72%) HTML
3 29 (33.72%) Vue.js
4 27 (31.40%) Agile Software Development
5 26 (30.23%) MVC
6 25 (29.07%) PHP
6 25 (29.07%) CSS
7 22 (25.58%) .NET
7 22 (25.58%) C#
7 22 (25.58%) Microservices
8 21 (24.42%) React
8 21 (24.42%) MySQL
9 19 (22.09%) Azure
9 19 (22.09%) SQL Server
9 19 (22.09%) Laravel
10 18 (20.93%) Greenfield Project
10 18 (20.93%) Java
10 18 (20.93%) Software Engineering
11 17 (19.77%) DevOps
12 16 (18.60%) Git (software)
13 15 (17.44%) AngularJS
14 14 (16.28%) HTML5
15 13 (15.12%) Spring
15 13 (15.12%) TDD
15 13 (15.12%) OOP
16 11 (12.79%) Scrum
16 11 (12.79%) RESTful
16 11 (12.79%) jQuery
16 11 (12.79%) Front End Development

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 5 (5.81%) Elasticsearch
2 2 (2.33%) Apache
2 2 (2.33%) Tomcat
2 2 (2.33%) WordPress
3 1 (1.16%) CMS
3 1 (1.16%) Confluence
3 1 (1.16%) WebSphere
Applications
1 1 (1.16%) Adobe Illustrator
Cloud Services
1 30 (34.88%) AWS
2 19 (22.09%) Azure
3 6 (6.98%) Serverless
4 5 (5.81%) Slack
5 4 (4.65%) GitHub
6 3 (3.49%) AWS Lambda
7 2 (2.33%) DigitalOcean
7 2 (2.33%) SaaS
8 1 (1.16%) Amazon S3
8 1 (1.16%) Amazon SQS
8 1 (1.16%) Cloud Computing
8 1 (1.16%) GCP
Communications & Networking
1 3 (3.49%) Internet
2 1 (1.16%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (24.42%) MySQL
2 19 (22.09%) SQL Server
3 9 (10.47%) Relational Database
4 6 (6.98%) MongoDB
5 5 (5.81%) SQL Server 2016
6 4 (4.65%) RDBMS
7 3 (3.49%) SQL Server 2012
7 3 (3.49%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 2 (2.33%) Amazon DynamoDB
8 2 (2.33%) SQLite
9 1 (1.16%) Apache Cassandra
9 1 (1.16%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 16 (18.60%) Git (software)
2 5 (5.81%) Jenkins
3 4 (4.65%) Maven
3 4 (4.65%) PHPUnit
3 4 (4.65%) Selenium
3 4 (4.65%) Vagrant
4 3 (3.49%) Team Foundation Server
5 2 (2.33%) Android Studio
5 2 (2.33%) Mockito
5 2 (2.33%) Robolectric
5 2 (2.33%) Subversion
5 2 (2.33%) Visual Studio
6 1 (1.16%) Bitbucket
6 1 (1.16%) Cucumber
6 1 (1.16%) gulp
6 1 (1.16%) Hudson
6 1 (1.16%) Jasmine
6 1 (1.16%) JIRA
6 1 (1.16%) JUnit
General
1 3 (3.49%) Finance
1 3 (3.49%) Public Sector
2 1 (1.16%) Automotive
2 1 (1.16%) Back Office
2 1 (1.16%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 29 (33.72%) HTML
1 29 (33.72%) Vue.js
2 25 (29.07%) CSS
3 22 (25.58%) .NET
4 21 (24.42%) React
5 19 (22.09%) Laravel
6 15 (17.44%) AngularJS
7 14 (16.28%) HTML5
8 13 (15.12%) Spring
9 11 (12.79%) jQuery
9 11 (12.79%) RESTful
10 10 (11.63%) Node.js
11 8 (9.30%) .NET Core
11 8 (9.30%) ASP.NET
11 8 (9.30%) Sass
12 7 (8.14%) .NET Framework
12 7 (8.14%) CSS3
13 5 (5.81%) ASP.NET Web API
13 5 (5.81%) React Native
13 5 (5.81%) Spring Boot
Miscellaneous
1 18 (20.93%) Greenfield Project
2 8 (9.30%) User Experience
3 7 (8.14%) Mobile App
4 3 (3.49%) Algorithms
4 3 (3.49%) Client/Server
5 2 (2.33%) Virtual Team
6 1 (1.16%) Analytical Skills
6 1 (1.16%) Cloud Native
6 1 (1.16%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
6 1 (1.16%) Graphic Design
6 1 (1.16%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 2 (2.33%) Android
2 1 (1.16%) Linux
2 1 (1.16%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 1 (1.16%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (31.40%) Agile Software Development
2 26 (30.23%) MVC
3 22 (25.58%) Microservices
4 18 (20.93%) Software Engineering
5 17 (19.77%) DevOps
6 13 (15.12%) OOP
6 13 (15.12%) TDD
7 11 (12.79%) Front End Development
7 11 (12.79%) Scrum
8 10 (11.63%) OO
8 10 (11.63%) Test Automation
9 9 (10.47%) E-Commerce
10 8 (9.30%) Mentoring
10 8 (9.30%) SOLID
10 8 (9.30%) Unit Testing
10 8 (9.30%) Web Development
11 7 (8.14%) BDD
11 7 (8.14%) CRM
12 6 (6.98%) Coaching
12 6 (6.98%) Responsive Web Design
Programming Languages
1 47 (54.65%) JavaScript
2 25 (29.07%) PHP
3 22 (25.58%) C#
4 18 (20.93%) Java
5 9 (10.47%) TypeScript
6 7 (8.14%) Java 8
6 7 (8.14%) SQL
7 6 (6.98%) Kotlin
8 4 (4.65%) T-SQL
9 3 (3.49%) PL/SQL
9 3 (3.49%) Ruby
10 2 (2.33%) ES6
10 2 (2.33%) Python
11 1 (1.16%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 2 (2.33%) SC Cleared
1 2 (2.33%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (6.98%) QA
System Software
1 5 (5.81%) Docker
Systems Management
1 5 (5.81%) Kubernetes
2 4 (4.65%) Puppet
2 4 (4.65%) Terraform
Vendors
1 9 (10.47%) Microsoft
2 4 (4.65%) Apple
2 4 (4.65%) Google
3 3 (3.49%) Oracle
4 2 (2.33%) Adobe
5 1 (1.16%) Atlassian
5 1 (1.16%) Zend