Period
to 18 October 2018

The median annual salary for a Senior Developer was £47,500 in advertised job vacancies in West Yorkshire during the 6 months to 18 October 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
18 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 50 53 50
Rank change year-on-year +3 -3 -9
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Developer 268 304 409
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in West Yorkshire 4.90% 4.66% 5.28%
As % of the Job Titles category 5.07% 4.78% 5.38%
Number of salaries quoted 241 278 388
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 £36,750 £37,500 £37,500
90th Percentile £58,750 £60,000 £56,250
Yorkshire median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000

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 5,288 6,360 7,602
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.76% 97.40% 98.15%
Number of salaries quoted 4,378 5,375 6,486
West Yorkshire median annual salary £44,000 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.53% +6.25% -
10th Percentile £25,000 £26,250 £26,000
90th Percentile £62,500 £61,250 £62,500
Yorkshire median annual salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +2.41% +3.75% -

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 18 October 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 18 October 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 +16 200 £50,000 +4.17% 40
Bradford -24 16 £45,000 - 1
Halifax +9 15 £40,500 -14.74%
Huddersfield -6 11 £50,000 +17.65% 8
Wakefield -2 7 £47,500 +18.75% 1
Batley - 5 £50,000 - 2
Keighley - 2 £28,500 - 1
Wetherby -6 1 £45,000 -5.26%
Bingley - 1 £50,000 -
Castleford - 1 £47,500 -
Senior Developer
Yorkshire

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

For the 6 months to 18 October 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.

1 135 (50.37%) JavaScript
2 132 (49.25%) C#
3 116 (43.28%) .NET
4 112 (41.79%) Agile Software Development
5 108 (40.30%) MVC
6 91 (33.96%) SQL Server
7 87 (32.46%) Microsoft
8 78 (29.10%) HTML
9 76 (28.36%) CSS
10 72 (26.87%) SQL
11 70 (26.12%) Microsoft Azure
12 68 (25.37%) TDD
13 67 (25.00%) Java
14 66 (24.63%) ASP.NET
15 55 (20.52%) .NET Framework
15 55 (20.52%) PHP
16 52 (19.40%) ASP.NET MVC
17 45 (16.79%) AngularJS
18 42 (15.67%) Amazon AWS
18 42 (15.67%) Git (software)
18 42 (15.67%) Unit Testing
19 40 (14.93%) Mentoring
20 39 (14.55%) Entity Framework
21 38 (14.18%) Finance
22 37 (13.81%) Software Engineering
23 36 (13.43%) Scrum
24 34 (12.69%) SQL Server Integration Services
25 33 (12.31%) OOP
25 33 (12.31%) Node.js
25 33 (12.31%) BDD

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 14 (5.22%) SharePoint
2 11 (4.10%) Elasticsearch
3 7 (2.61%) Tomcat
3 7 (2.61%) WordPress
4 6 (2.24%) CMS
5 4 (1.49%) nginx
6 3 (1.12%) Apache Spark
6 3 (1.12%) Confluence
6 3 (1.12%) IIS
7 2 (0.75%) Apache
8 1 (0.37%) Apache Pig
8 1 (0.37%) BizTalk Server
8 1 (0.37%) IBM Domino
8 1 (0.37%) IBM Notes
8 1 (0.37%) Kentico
8 1 (0.37%) Oracle Workflow
8 1 (0.37%) SAS
8 1 (0.37%) Umbraco
Applications
1 7 (2.61%) Microsoft Excel
1 7 (2.61%) Microsoft Office
2 5 (1.87%) Photoshop
3 1 (0.37%) Adobe Illustrator
3 1 (0.37%) Fireworks
3 1 (0.37%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 4 (1.49%) Dynamics CRM
1 4 (1.49%) Magento
2 1 (0.37%) BusinessWorks
2 1 (0.37%) Cognos Business Intelligence
2 1 (0.37%) Shopify
Cloud Services
1 70 (26.12%) Microsoft Azure
2 42 (15.67%) Amazon AWS
3 8 (2.99%) GitHub
4 5 (1.87%) Cloud Computing
5 4 (1.49%) AdWords
5 4 (1.49%) Google Analytics
6 3 (1.12%) AWS Lambda
6 3 (1.12%) Sage Pay
6 3 (1.12%) Serverless
7 2 (0.75%) Azure Data Factory
8 1 (0.37%) Amazon EC2
8 1 (0.37%) Amazon EMR
8 1 (0.37%) Amazon Kinesis
8 1 (0.37%) Amazon S3
8 1 (0.37%) Google Cloud Platform
8 1 (0.37%) Office 365
8 1 (0.37%) PaaS
8 1 (0.37%) SaaS
8 1 (0.37%) Slack
Communications & Networking
1 2 (0.75%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 91 (33.96%) SQL Server
2 34 (12.69%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 32 (11.94%) MySQL
4 27 (10.07%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 24 (8.96%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 17 (6.34%) Data Warehouse
7 12 (4.48%) NoSQL
8 11 (4.10%) Couchbase
9 9 (3.36%) Power BI
9 9 (3.36%) Relational Database
10 6 (2.24%) QlikView
10 6 (2.24%) SQL Server 2012
11 5 (1.87%) Apache Cassandra
11 5 (1.87%) SQL Server 2014
11 5 (1.87%) SQL Server 2016
12 4 (1.49%) Data Mining
12 4 (1.49%) MongoDB
13 3 (1.12%) Azure SQL Database
13 3 (1.12%) Hadoop
13 3 (1.12%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 42 (15.67%) Git (software)
2 22 (8.21%) Subversion
3 21 (7.84%) Cucumber
3 21 (7.84%) Selenium
4 19 (7.09%) Jenkins
5 12 (4.48%) NUnit
6 10 (3.73%) JIRA
6 10 (3.73%) Visual Studio
6 10 (3.73%) Visual Studio Team System
7 8 (2.99%) gulp
7 8 (2.99%) Team Foundation Server
8 7 (2.61%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
9 6 (2.24%) SpecFlow
10 5 (1.87%) SonarQube
10 5 (1.87%) webpack
11 4 (1.49%) PHPUnit
12 3 (1.12%) Mercurial
13 2 (0.75%) Grunt
13 2 (0.75%) JUnit
13 2 (0.75%) Maven
General
1 38 (14.18%) Finance
2 16 (5.97%) Retail
3 7 (2.61%) Advertising
4 5 (1.87%) Marketing
5 4 (1.49%) Games
6 3 (1.12%) Automotive
7 2 (0.75%) Pharmaceutical
8 1 (0.37%) Manufacturing
8 1 (0.37%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 116 (43.28%) .NET
2 78 (29.10%) HTML
3 76 (28.36%) CSS
4 66 (24.63%) ASP.NET
5 55 (20.52%) .NET Framework
6 52 (19.40%) ASP.NET MVC
7 45 (16.79%) AngularJS
8 39 (14.55%) Entity Framework
9 33 (12.31%) Node.js
10 30 (11.19%) jQuery
11 29 (10.82%) HTML5
12 26 (9.70%) Web Services
13 24 (8.96%) RESTful
14 23 (8.58%) Spring
15 19 (7.09%) React
16 17 (6.34%) ASP.NET Web API
16 17 (6.34%) CSS3
17 16 (5.97%) .NET Core
18 14 (5.22%) Hibernate
19 12 (4.48%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 31 (11.57%) Greenfield Project
2 19 (7.09%) Enterprise Software
3 17 (6.34%) User Experience
4 11 (4.10%) Computer Science
5 8 (2.99%) Analytical Skills
5 8 (2.99%) Self-Motivation
6 7 (2.61%) Mobile App
7 5 (1.87%) Linux Command Line
8 3 (1.12%) Management Information System
8 3 (1.12%) N-Tier
8 3 (1.12%) Social Media
9 1 (0.37%) Algorithms
9 1 (0.37%) Digital TV
9 1 (0.37%) Enterprise Cloud
9 1 (0.37%) Life Science
9 1 (0.37%) Over-the-Top Content
9 1 (0.37%) Robotics
9 1 (0.37%) Smartphone
9 1 (0.37%) Taxonomies
9 1 (0.37%) Xbox
Operating Systems
1 24 (8.96%) Linux
2 9 (3.36%) Unix
2 9 (3.36%) Windows
3 7 (2.61%) Apple iOS
4 6 (2.24%) Android
5 1 (0.37%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (0.37%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 112 (41.79%) Agile Software Development
2 108 (40.30%) MVC
3 68 (25.37%) TDD
4 42 (15.67%) Unit Testing
5 40 (14.93%) Mentoring
6 37 (13.81%) Software Engineering
7 36 (13.43%) Scrum
8 33 (12.31%) BDD
8 33 (12.31%) OOP
9 29 (10.82%) Test Automation
10 28 (10.45%) Business Intelligence
10 28 (10.45%) DevOps
10 28 (10.45%) SDLC
11 24 (8.96%) Mobile Development
12 22 (8.21%) Pair Programming
13 20 (7.46%) Continuous Integration
14 19 (7.09%) E-Commerce
15 17 (6.34%) Microservices
15 17 (6.34%) OO
15 17 (6.34%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 135 (50.37%) JavaScript
2 132 (49.25%) C#
3 72 (26.87%) SQL
4 67 (25.00%) Java
5 55 (20.52%) PHP
6 26 (9.70%) Python
7 21 (7.84%) T-SQL
8 10 (3.73%) Java 8
9 9 (3.36%) ES6
10 8 (2.99%) TypeScript
11 7 (2.61%) Ruby
11 7 (2.61%) Scala
11 7 (2.61%) VB.NET
12 6 (2.24%) PHP 5
12 6 (2.24%) VB
12 6 (2.24%) VBA
13 5 (1.87%) C++
13 5 (1.87%) Objective-C
14 4 (1.49%) VB6
15 3 (1.12%) C
Qualifications
1 16 (5.97%) Degree
2 5 (1.87%) Computer Science Degree
3 2 (0.75%) MCP
3 2 (0.75%) SC Cleared
3 2 (0.75%) Security Cleared
4 1 (0.37%) CISMP
4 1 (0.37%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 21 (7.84%) QA
2 4 (1.49%) Data Quality
3 1 (0.37%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 1 (0.37%) SLA
System Software
1 14 (5.22%) Docker
2 1 (0.37%) Firmware
2 1 (0.37%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 6 (2.24%) Ansible
2 4 (1.49%) Puppet
3 3 (1.12%) Terraform
4 2 (0.75%) Kubernetes
5 1 (0.37%) Oozie
5 1 (0.37%) Oracle Identity Manager
Vendors
1 87 (32.46%) Microsoft
2 16 (5.97%) Google
2 16 (5.97%) Oracle
3 12 (4.48%) Salesforce.com
4 10 (3.73%) Tableau
5 9 (3.36%) Twitter
6 8 (2.99%) Xamarin
6 8 (2.99%) Zend
7 5 (1.87%) Alteryx
7 5 (1.87%) Cognos
8 4 (1.49%) Informatica
8 4 (1.49%) MuleSoft
8 4 (1.49%) Sybase
9 2 (0.75%) IBM
9 2 (0.75%) PayPal
9 2 (0.75%) Splunk
9 2 (0.75%) Telerik
10 1 (0.37%) Lotus
10 1 (0.37%) SAP
10 1 (0.37%) TIBCO