Period
to 29 May 2020

The median annual salary for a Senior Developer was £50,000 in advertised job vacancies in West Yorkshire during the 6 months to 29 May 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
29 May 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 57 46 46
Rank change year-on-year -11 0 -1
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Developer 122 241 367
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in West Yorkshire 3.97% 5.33% 5.54%
As % of the Job Titles category 4.16% 5.48% 5.69%
Number of salaries quoted 134 213 389
Median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.26% +5.56%
10th Percentile £38,750 £38,750 £36,250
90th Percentile £65,875 £58,750 £56,250
Yorkshire median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
% 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 2,936 4,400 6,453
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.48% 97.39% 97.36%
Number of salaries quoted 2,506 3,765 5,520
Median annual salary £47,500 £43,000 £44,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +10.47% -3.37% +4.71%
10th Percentile £27,500 £26,250 £26,250
90th Percentile £69,750 £64,350 £61,250
Yorkshire median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year +5.88% - +4.94%

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 29 May 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 29 May 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 -9 102 £50,000 - 9
Bradford +6 7 £44,000 -16.19%
Halifax - 5 £65,000 - 1
Ilkley - 2 £45,000 - 1
Wakefield +7 1 - -
Huddersfield -9 1 £50,000 -
Senior Developer
Yorkshire

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

For the 6 months to 29 May 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 57 (46.72%) JavaScript
2 56 (45.90%) Agile Software Development
3 51 (41.80%) Java
4 43 (35.25%) Docker
5 42 (34.43%) AWS
6 40 (32.79%) .NET
7 34 (27.87%) C#
8 33 (27.05%) TDD
9 32 (26.23%) Azure
10 31 (25.41%) React
10 31 (25.41%) CSS
11 29 (23.77%) Spring
12 28 (22.95%) HTML
13 26 (21.31%) Spring Boot
14 25 (20.49%) MySQL
15 24 (19.67%) MVC
16 23 (18.85%) Node.js
16 23 (18.85%) .NET Core
17 22 (18.03%) SQL Server
18 21 (17.21%) Software Engineering
18 21 (17.21%) BDD
18 21 (17.21%) Vue.js
19 20 (16.39%) AngularJS
20 18 (14.75%) PHP
20 18 (14.75%) Microsoft
21 17 (13.93%) Artificial Intelligence
22 16 (13.11%) SQL
22 16 (13.11%) OO
23 15 (12.30%) ASP.NET
23 15 (12.30%) NoSQL

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 3 (2.46%) Elasticsearch
2 2 (1.64%) CMS
2 2 (1.64%) nginx
2 2 (1.64%) WordPress
3 1 (0.82%) Apache
3 1 (0.82%) Apache Spark
3 1 (0.82%) EPiServer
3 1 (0.82%) IIS
3 1 (0.82%) Sitecore CMS
3 1 (0.82%) Tomcat
3 1 (0.82%) Umbraco
Applications
1 2 (1.64%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 1 (0.82%) Shopify
Cloud Services
1 42 (34.43%) AWS
2 32 (26.23%) Azure
3 11 (9.02%) AWS IoT
4 5 (4.10%) GCP
5 3 (2.46%) SaaS
6 2 (1.64%) PaaS
6 2 (1.64%) Power Platform
7 1 (0.82%) GitHub
7 1 (0.82%) IaaS
7 1 (0.82%) Slack
Communications & Networking
1 11 (9.02%) RFID
2 2 (1.64%) Internet
3 1 (0.82%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 25 (20.49%) MySQL
2 22 (18.03%) SQL Server
3 15 (12.30%) NoSQL
4 3 (2.46%) PostgreSQL
4 3 (2.46%) Redis
4 3 (2.46%) Relational Database
4 3 (2.46%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 2 (1.64%) Data Lake
5 2 (1.64%) Power BI
5 2 (1.64%) RDBMS
6 1 (0.82%) Big Data
6 1 (0.82%) DB2
6 1 (0.82%) Oracle Database
6 1 (0.82%) Oracle Database 12c
6 1 (0.82%) Pentaho
6 1 (0.82%) SQL Server 2008
6 1 (0.82%) SQL Server 2012
6 1 (0.82%) SQL Server 2016
6 1 (0.82%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 11 (9.02%) Git (software)
2 4 (3.28%) Jenkins
3 3 (2.46%) JUnit
3 3 (2.46%) Selenium
3 3 (2.46%) Xcode
4 2 (1.64%) JIRA
4 2 (1.64%) Maven
4 2 (1.64%) Octopus Deploy
4 2 (1.64%) SpecFlow
4 2 (1.64%) Subversion
4 2 (1.64%) Team Foundation Server
4 2 (1.64%) Visual Studio
5 1 (0.82%) Cucumber
5 1 (0.82%) Gradle
5 1 (0.82%) Mockito
5 1 (0.82%) NUnit
General
1 8 (6.56%) Marketing
2 6 (4.92%) Finance
3 3 (2.46%) Retail
4 2 (1.64%) Back Office
5 1 (0.82%) Advertising
5 1 (0.82%) Automotive
5 1 (0.82%) Games
5 1 (0.82%) Manufacturing
5 1 (0.82%) Pharmaceutical
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 40 (32.79%) .NET
2 31 (25.41%) CSS
2 31 (25.41%) React
3 29 (23.77%) Spring
4 28 (22.95%) HTML
5 26 (21.31%) Spring Boot
6 23 (18.85%) .NET Core
6 23 (18.85%) Node.js
7 21 (17.21%) Vue.js
8 20 (16.39%) AngularJS
9 15 (12.30%) ASP.NET
10 13 (10.66%) .NET Framework
11 10 (8.20%) Entity Framework
11 10 (8.20%) jQuery
12 8 (6.56%) LAMP
13 7 (5.74%) ASP.NET MVC
14 6 (4.92%) Laravel
15 5 (4.10%) Angular 2
15 5 (4.10%) XHTML
16 4 (3.28%) Hibernate
Miscellaneous
1 11 (9.02%) Linux Command Line
2 7 (5.74%) Greenfield Project
3 4 (3.28%) Client/Server
3 4 (3.28%) Mobile App
3 4 (3.28%) User Experience
4 3 (2.46%) Self-Motivation
5 2 (1.64%) Algorithms
5 2 (1.64%) NHS
6 1 (0.82%) Analytical Skills
6 1 (0.82%) EPoS
6 1 (0.82%) Mainframe
6 1 (0.82%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 13 (10.66%) Android
2 11 (9.02%) Unix
3 5 (4.10%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 56 (45.90%) Agile Software Development
2 33 (27.05%) TDD
3 24 (19.67%) MVC
4 21 (17.21%) BDD
4 21 (17.21%) Software Engineering
5 17 (13.93%) Artificial Intelligence
6 16 (13.11%) OO
7 15 (12.30%) Test Automation
8 14 (11.48%) SDLC
9 13 (10.66%) Software Testing
9 13 (10.66%) Web Development
10 12 (9.84%) DevOps
11 11 (9.02%) Analytics
11 11 (9.02%) Android Development
11 11 (9.02%) Data Analytics
11 11 (9.02%) Front End Development
11 11 (9.02%) Mentoring
12 9 (7.38%) Continuous Integration
13 8 (6.56%) Microservices
13 8 (6.56%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 57 (46.72%) JavaScript
2 51 (41.80%) Java
3 34 (27.87%) C#
4 18 (14.75%) PHP
5 16 (13.11%) SQL
6 11 (9.02%) TypeScript
7 9 (7.38%) Java 8
8 6 (4.92%) Python
9 4 (3.28%) Ruby
10 3 (2.46%) Apple Swift
10 3 (2.46%) Objective-C
10 3 (2.46%) T-SQL
11 2 (1.64%) Kotlin
11 2 (1.64%) Scala
11 2 (1.64%) VB.NET
12 1 (0.82%) C++
12 1 (0.82%) COBOL
12 1 (0.82%) JCL
12 1 (0.82%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 4 (3.28%) SC Cleared
1 4 (3.28%) Security Cleared
2 1 (0.82%) MCSD
2 1 (0.82%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (0.82%) QA
System Software
1 43 (35.25%) Docker
Systems Management
1 11 (9.02%) Kubernetes
2 3 (2.46%) Terraform
3 1 (0.82%) Ansible
3 1 (0.82%) Puppet
Vendors
1 18 (14.75%) Microsoft
2 3 (2.46%) Google
2 3 (2.46%) Oracle
3 2 (1.64%) Xamarin
4 1 (0.82%) Apple
4 1 (0.82%) IBM
4 1 (0.82%) Sitecore
4 1 (0.82%) Talend
4 1 (0.82%) Zend