Period
to 20 May 2019

The median annual salary for a Senior Developer was £50,000 in advertised job vacancies in West Yorkshire during the 6 months to 20 May 2019.

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
20 May 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 43 47 45
Rank change year-on-year +4 -2 +4
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Developer 239 363 390
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in West Yorkshire 5.28% 5.43% 5.52%
As % of the Job Titles category 5.42% 5.57% 5.65%
Number of salaries quoted 194 350 364
West Yorkshire median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% -
10th Percentile £38,750 £36,700 £37,500
90th Percentile £60,000 £56,375 £60,000
Yorkshire median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +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 4,411 6,518 6,901
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 97.39% 97.57% 97.64%
Number of salaries quoted 3,784 5,575 5,987
West Yorkshire median annual salary £42,500 £44,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -4.49% +4.71% +6.25%
10th Percentile £26,250 £26,250 £26,250
90th Percentile £63,750 £61,250 £61,250
Yorkshire median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,500
% change year-on-year - +4.94% +1.25%

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 20 May 2019.

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 20 May 2019. 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 -2 172 £50,000 +5.26% 41
Huddersfield +11 24 £50,000 +8.11% 4
Pontefract +2 24 £40,000 -5.88%
Bradford +6 5 £52,500 +16.67% 2
Wakefield +3 2 £43,750 -2.78% 6
Wetherby +4 1 £45,000 +20.00%
Halifax -18 1 £50,000 +5.26%
Senior Developer
Yorkshire

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

For the 6 months to 20 May 2019, 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.

1 135 (56.49%) C#
2 132 (55.23%) JavaScript
3 109 (45.61%) .NET
4 97 (40.59%) SQL
5 95 (39.75%) SQL Server
6 91 (38.08%) Agile Software Development
7 88 (36.82%) Microsoft
8 85 (35.56%) MVC
9 83 (34.73%) HTML
9 83 (34.73%) CSS
10 69 (28.87%) Microsoft Azure
11 58 (24.27%) Java
12 57 (23.85%) ASP.NET
12 57 (23.85%) .NET Framework
13 54 (22.59%) Git (software)
14 51 (21.34%) Amazon AWS
15 50 (20.92%) TDD
16 44 (18.41%) ASP.NET MVC
17 42 (17.57%) Software Engineering
18 41 (17.15%) T-SQL
18 41 (17.15%) React
19 37 (15.48%) Scrum
19 37 (15.48%) jQuery
19 37 (15.48%) HTML5
20 35 (14.64%) Twitter Bootstrap
21 34 (14.23%) Jenkins
22 33 (13.81%) Mentoring
22 33 (13.81%) Entity Framework
23 31 (12.97%) CSS3
24 30 (12.55%) Team Foundation Server

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 (5.44%) Confluence
2 10 (4.18%) WordPress
3 4 (1.67%) CMS
4 1 (0.42%) Apache
4 1 (0.42%) Apache Spark
4 1 (0.42%) Cloud Foundry
4 1 (0.42%) EPiServer
4 1 (0.42%) Mule
4 1 (0.42%) SAS
4 1 (0.42%) Umbraco
Applications
1 8 (3.35%) Photoshop
1 8 (3.35%) Sketch
2 3 (1.26%) Adobe Illustrator
2 3 (1.26%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 5 (2.09%) Payment Gateway
1 5 (2.09%) Shopify
2 4 (1.67%) Dynamics CRM
3 3 (1.26%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 69 (28.87%) Microsoft Azure
2 51 (21.34%) Amazon AWS
3 14 (5.86%) GitHub
4 13 (5.44%) Slack
5 7 (2.93%) Amazon SQS
5 7 (2.93%) AWS CodePipeline
5 7 (2.93%) Google Analytics
6 6 (2.51%) AdWords
7 3 (1.26%) Azure Active Directory
7 3 (1.26%) Google Cloud Platform
8 2 (0.84%) AWS Lambda
8 2 (0.84%) npm
8 2 (0.84%) Power Platform
8 2 (0.84%) Serverless
9 1 (0.42%) Adobe Analytics
9 1 (0.42%) Cloud Computing
9 1 (0.42%) NuGet
9 1 (0.42%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (1.26%) Internet
2 1 (0.42%) HTTP
2 1 (0.42%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 95 (39.75%) SQL Server
2 21 (8.79%) MySQL
3 17 (7.11%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 13 (5.44%) DB2
4 13 (5.44%) SQL Server 2008
5 11 (4.60%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 10 (4.18%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 8 (3.35%) Data Warehouse
8 7 (2.93%) Amazon DynamoDB
8 7 (2.93%) Relational Database
9 6 (2.51%) NoSQL
10 3 (1.26%) MongoDB
10 3 (1.26%) QlikView
10 3 (1.26%) RDBMS
11 2 (0.84%) Data Mining
11 2 (0.84%) PostgreSQL
11 2 (0.84%) Power BI
11 2 (0.84%) RavenDB
12 1 (0.42%) SQL Server 2016
12 1 (0.42%) SSDT
Development Applications
1 54 (22.59%) Git (software)
2 34 (14.23%) Jenkins
3 30 (12.55%) Team Foundation Server
4 22 (9.21%) Selenium
5 21 (8.79%) Sonatype Nexus
6 20 (8.37%) NUnit
6 20 (8.37%) Visual Studio
7 19 (7.95%) Cucumber
8 14 (5.86%) JIRA
8 14 (5.86%) Subversion
9 13 (5.44%) webpack
10 12 (5.02%) Xcode
11 7 (2.93%) Octopus Deploy
11 7 (2.93%) SonarQube
12 6 (2.51%) gulp
13 2 (0.84%) Maven
13 2 (0.84%) Mercurial
13 2 (0.84%) TeamCity
13 2 (0.84%) Travis CI
13 2 (0.84%) WebDriver
General
1 9 (3.77%) Finance
2 6 (2.51%) Retail
3 3 (1.26%) Marketing
4 2 (0.84%) Games
4 2 (0.84%) Legal
4 2 (0.84%) Manufacturing
4 2 (0.84%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 109 (45.61%) .NET
2 83 (34.73%) CSS
2 83 (34.73%) HTML
3 57 (23.85%) .NET Framework
3 57 (23.85%) ASP.NET
4 44 (18.41%) ASP.NET MVC
5 41 (17.15%) React
6 37 (15.48%) HTML5
6 37 (15.48%) jQuery
7 35 (14.64%) Twitter Bootstrap
8 33 (13.81%) Entity Framework
9 31 (12.97%) CSS3
10 29 (12.13%) AngularJS
11 27 (11.30%) Node.js
11 27 (11.30%) XML
12 24 (10.04%) JSON
13 23 (9.62%) .NET Core
13 23 (9.62%) Vue.js
14 22 (9.21%) Web Services
15 20 (8.37%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 29 (12.13%) User Experience
2 21 (8.79%) Enterprise Software
3 16 (6.69%) Mobile App
4 7 (2.93%) Greenfield Project
4 7 (2.93%) Mainframe
5 6 (2.51%) Analytical Skills
6 5 (2.09%) Self-Motivation
7 2 (0.84%) Cloud Native
7 2 (0.84%) Fintech
7 2 (0.84%) RIA
8 1 (0.42%) Analytical Mindset
8 1 (0.42%) Blog
8 1 (0.42%) Life Science
8 1 (0.42%) Linux Command Line
Operating Systems
1 13 (5.44%) Apple iOS
2 12 (5.02%) Linux
3 1 (0.42%) Android
3 1 (0.42%) Unix
3 1 (0.42%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 91 (38.08%) Agile Software Development
2 85 (35.56%) MVC
3 50 (20.92%) TDD
4 42 (17.57%) Software Engineering
5 37 (15.48%) Scrum
6 33 (13.81%) Mentoring
7 29 (12.13%) DevOps
8 27 (11.30%) BDD
8 27 (11.30%) Test Automation
8 27 (11.30%) Unit Testing
9 24 (10.04%) Mobile Development
10 23 (9.62%) E-Commerce
10 23 (9.62%) Kanban
10 23 (9.62%) OOP
11 22 (9.21%) Front End Development
11 22 (9.21%) Open Source
12 19 (7.95%) Microservices
13 18 (7.53%) API Testing
13 18 (7.53%) Domain-Driven Design
13 18 (7.53%) Pair Programming
Programming Languages
1 135 (56.49%) C#
2 132 (55.23%) JavaScript
3 97 (40.59%) SQL
4 58 (24.27%) Java
5 41 (17.15%) T-SQL
6 25 (10.46%) PHP
7 17 (7.11%) Python
8 13 (5.44%) Apple Swift
8 13 (5.44%) COBOL
8 13 (5.44%) JCL
9 12 (5.02%) PHP 5
10 10 (4.18%) ES6
11 8 (3.35%) C++
12 7 (2.93%) Ruby
13 6 (2.51%) PowerShell
14 5 (2.09%) Java 8
15 4 (1.67%) VB.NET
16 3 (1.26%) VB
16 3 (1.26%) VB6
16 3 (1.26%) XAML
Qualifications
1 4 (1.67%) Microsoft Certification
2 3 (1.26%) MCP
3 2 (0.84%) SC Cleared
3 2 (0.84%) Security Cleared
4 1 (0.42%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (1.67%) QA
2 3 (1.26%) Data Quality
System Software
1 19 (7.95%) Docker
Systems Management
1 4 (1.67%) Ansible
1 4 (1.67%) Kubernetes
2 3 (1.26%) Terraform
Vendors
1 88 (36.82%) Microsoft
2 14 (5.86%) Splunk
2 14 (5.86%) Zend
3 13 (5.44%) AppDynamics
3 13 (5.44%) IBM
4 8 (3.35%) Google
5 5 (2.09%) PayPal
5 5 (2.09%) Tableau
6 2 (0.84%) Cognos
6 2 (0.84%) Oracle
6 2 (0.84%) SAP
7 1 (0.42%) Adobe
7 1 (0.42%) Salesforce.com
7 1 (0.42%) Talend
7 1 (0.42%) Xamarin