Period
to 22 April 2018

The median annual salary for a Senior Developer was £47,500 in advertised job vacancies in West Yorkshire during the 6 months to 22 April 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
22 Apr 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 47 49 50
Rank change year-on-year +2 +1 -8
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Developer 373 374 458
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in West Yorkshire 5.22% 5.27% 5.31%
As % of the Job Titles category 5.35% 5.38% 5.47%
Number of salaries quoted 365 349 419
West Yorkshire median annual salary £47,500 £46,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.26% +2.22% -
10th Percentile £35,750 £37,500 £35,000
90th Percentile £56,250 £60,000 £55,250
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 6,971 6,948 8,377
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 97.59% 97.83% 97.15%
Number of salaries quoted 5,934 6,085 6,980
West Yorkshire median annual salary £43,000 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +1.18% +6.25% -
10th Percentile £27,500 £26,000 £26,250
90th Percentile £60,600 £60,000 £60,000
Yorkshire median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +6.25% - +2.56%

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 22 April 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 22 April 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 +5 291 £47,500 - 41
Bradford -14 37 £45,000 - 4
Halifax +22 15 £50,000 +11.11% 3
Huddersfield +2 6 £46,250 -7.50%
Pudsey - 5 £35,000 -
Wetherby 0 3 £37,500 -21.05% 1
Wakefield -14 3 £43,000 +1.18% 1
Pontefract - 1 £42,500 -
Ilkley - 1 £50,000 -
Castleford - 1 £42,500 - 1
Senior Developer
Yorkshire

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

For the 6 months to 22 April 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.

1 196 (52.55%) C#
2 190 (50.94%) JavaScript
3 185 (49.60%) .NET
4 181 (48.53%) Agile Software Development
5 162 (43.43%) MVC
6 136 (36.46%) HTML
7 124 (33.24%) CSS
8 113 (30.29%) SQL Server
9 108 (28.95%) TDD
10 107 (28.69%) SQL
11 100 (26.81%) Java
12 99 (26.54%) ASP.NET
13 91 (24.40%) OO
14 85 (22.79%) PHP
15 84 (22.52%) jQuery
16 74 (19.84%) AngularJS
17 73 (19.57%) ASP.NET MVC
18 70 (18.77%) Finance
19 62 (16.62%) Git (software)
20 61 (16.35%) .NET Framework
20 61 (16.35%) Retail
20 61 (16.35%) MySQL
21 59 (15.82%) Web Development
22 56 (15.01%) Microsoft
23 53 (14.21%) Spring
24 52 (13.94%) Python
24 52 (13.94%) SDLC
25 51 (13.67%) Software Engineering
26 50 (13.40%) HTML5
26 50 (13.40%) Web Services

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 25 (6.70%) Apache
2 15 (4.02%) Tomcat
3 9 (2.41%) Joomla!
4 5 (1.34%) CMS
4 5 (1.34%) Elasticsearch
5 4 (1.07%) JBoss
5 4 (1.07%) SharePoint
5 4 (1.07%) WebLogic
6 3 (0.80%) IIS
7 2 (0.54%) Confluence
7 2 (0.54%) Drupal
7 2 (0.54%) Jetty
7 2 (0.54%) Orchard CMS
7 2 (0.54%) SharePoint 2013
7 2 (0.54%) Tornado
8 1 (0.27%) nginx
Applications
1 9 (2.41%) Microsoft Excel
2 5 (1.34%) Microsoft Office
3 1 (0.27%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 2 (0.54%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 36 (9.65%) Microsoft Azure
2 9 (2.41%) Amazon AWS
3 3 (0.80%) Cloud Computing
3 3 (0.80%) G Suite
3 3 (0.80%) Office 365
3 3 (0.80%) Slack
4 1 (0.27%) Adobe Creative Cloud
4 1 (0.27%) GitHub
4 1 (0.27%) Google Play
4 1 (0.27%) npm
Communications & Networking
1 4 (1.07%) Firewall
2 3 (0.80%) AMQP
3 1 (0.27%) HTTP
3 1 (0.27%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 113 (30.29%) SQL Server
2 61 (16.35%) MySQL
3 30 (8.04%) NoSQL
4 23 (6.17%) MongoDB
5 22 (5.90%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 21 (5.63%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 18 (4.83%) Relational Database
8 17 (4.56%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 12 (3.22%) PostgreSQL
10 10 (2.68%) Data Warehouse
11 6 (1.61%) Power BI
12 5 (1.34%) SQL Server 2012
13 4 (1.07%) RavenDB
13 4 (1.07%) RDBMS
13 4 (1.07%) SQL Server 2008
14 2 (0.54%) Apache Cassandra
14 2 (0.54%) BusinessObjects
14 2 (0.54%) Hadoop
14 2 (0.54%) Redis
14 2 (0.54%) SAP Data Services
Development Applications
1 62 (16.62%) Git (software)
2 28 (7.51%) Cucumber
3 27 (7.24%) Visual Studio
4 21 (5.63%) Team Foundation Server
5 19 (5.09%) Selenium
6 16 (4.29%) Subversion
7 13 (3.49%) JIRA
8 12 (3.22%) SpecFlow
9 7 (1.88%) Jenkins
9 7 (1.88%) PHPUnit
10 6 (1.61%) JUnit
10 6 (1.61%) Visual Studio Team System
11 5 (1.34%) Android Studio
11 5 (1.34%) Appium
11 5 (1.34%) Moq
11 5 (1.34%) MSTest
11 5 (1.34%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
12 4 (1.07%) Atlassian Bamboo
12 4 (1.07%) Maven
13 3 (0.80%) TeamCity
General
1 70 (18.77%) Finance
2 61 (16.35%) Retail
3 12 (3.22%) Marketing
4 10 (2.68%) Telecoms
5 7 (1.88%) Automotive
6 4 (1.07%) Legal
7 3 (0.80%) Advertising
7 3 (0.80%) Games
8 1 (0.27%) Law
8 1 (0.27%) Multimedia
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 185 (49.60%) .NET
2 136 (36.46%) HTML
3 124 (33.24%) CSS
4 99 (26.54%) ASP.NET
5 84 (22.52%) jQuery
6 74 (19.84%) AngularJS
7 73 (19.57%) ASP.NET MVC
8 61 (16.35%) .NET Framework
9 53 (14.21%) Spring
10 50 (13.40%) HTML5
10 50 (13.40%) Web Services
11 49 (13.14%) Node.js
12 33 (8.85%) Entity Framework
13 29 (7.77%) Ajax
14 27 (7.24%) Hibernate
15 26 (6.97%) LAMP
16 24 (6.43%) Twitter Bootstrap
16 24 (6.43%) WPF
17 23 (6.17%) Django
17 23 (6.17%) Sass
Miscellaneous
1 33 (8.85%) Greenfield Project
2 27 (7.24%) Enterprise Software
3 15 (4.02%) User Experience
4 14 (3.75%) Computer Science
5 11 (2.95%) Analytical Skills
5 11 (2.95%) Management Information System
6 8 (2.14%) Tandem
7 5 (1.34%) Mobile App
8 4 (1.07%) Digital Media
9 3 (0.80%) Self-Motivation
10 2 (0.54%) NHS
10 2 (0.54%) N-Tier
11 1 (0.27%) Blog
11 1 (0.27%) Device Driver
11 1 (0.27%) e-Learning
11 1 (0.27%) HoloLens
11 1 (0.27%) iPhone
11 1 (0.27%) Learning Management System
11 1 (0.27%) SCORM
11 1 (0.27%) Smart Meter
Operating Systems
1 19 (5.09%) Linux
2 15 (4.02%) Android
2 15 (4.02%) Windows
3 9 (2.41%) Apple iOS
4 1 (0.27%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 181 (48.53%) Agile Software Development
2 162 (43.43%) MVC
3 108 (28.95%) TDD
4 91 (24.40%) OO
5 59 (15.82%) Web Development
6 52 (13.94%) SDLC
7 51 (13.67%) Software Engineering
8 50 (13.40%) Scrum
9 46 (12.33%) BDD
9 46 (12.33%) Mentoring
10 40 (10.72%) Unit Testing
11 35 (9.38%) Continuous Integration
12 32 (8.58%) OOP
13 29 (7.77%) Problem-Solving
13 29 (7.77%) UML
14 23 (6.17%) Business Intelligence
14 23 (6.17%) Open Source
15 21 (5.63%) Coaching
16 20 (5.36%) User Stories
17 17 (4.56%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 196 (52.55%) C#
2 190 (50.94%) JavaScript
3 107 (28.69%) SQL
4 100 (26.81%) Java
5 85 (22.79%) PHP
6 52 (13.94%) Python
7 38 (10.19%) T-SQL
8 23 (6.17%) Ruby
9 19 (5.09%) C
9 19 (5.09%) C++
10 16 (4.29%) PHP 5
11 15 (4.02%) Java 8
12 13 (3.49%) PHP 7
13 12 (3.22%) Scala
14 9 (2.41%) VB.NET
15 6 (1.61%) VB
16 5 (1.34%) Objective-C
17 4 (1.07%) TypeScript
17 4 (1.07%) VB6
18 3 (0.80%) VBA
Qualifications
1 14 (3.75%) Computer Science Degree
1 14 (3.75%) Degree
2 4 (1.07%) Security Cleared
3 2 (0.54%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 39 (10.46%) QA
2 2 (0.54%) Data Quality
System Software
1 5 (1.34%) Docker
Systems Management
1 5 (1.34%) SmoothWall
2 4 (1.07%) Ansible
2 4 (1.07%) Puppet
3 2 (0.54%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 56 (15.01%) Microsoft
2 17 (4.56%) Oracle
3 16 (4.29%) Google
4 14 (3.75%) Twitter
5 13 (3.49%) Salesforce.com
5 13 (3.49%) Zend
6 8 (2.14%) Tableau
7 7 (1.88%) Xamarin
8 5 (1.34%) Alteryx
9 4 (1.07%) CA Agile Central
9 4 (1.07%) DevExpress
10 3 (0.80%) Capita
10 3 (0.80%) IBM
10 3 (0.80%) PayPal
11 2 (0.54%) hybris
11 2 (0.54%) SAP
12 1 (0.27%) Adobe
12 1 (0.27%) Apple