Period
to 18 January 2018

The median annual salary for a Senior Developer was £46,750 in advertised job vacancies in West Yorkshire during the 6 months to 18 January 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 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 55 45 42
Rank change year-on-year -10 -3 +10
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Developer 291 381 516
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in West Yorkshire 4.37% 5.20% 5.83%
As % of the Job Titles category 4.47% 5.32% 5.98%
Number of salaries quoted 276 351 473
West Yorkshire median annual salary £46,750 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -1.58% +5.56% -
10th Percentile £35,750 £37,500 £37,500
90th Percentile £55,000 £57,500 £56,200
Yorkshire median annual salary £45,000 £46,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year -2.17% +2.22% +5.88%

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 6,506 7,167 8,630
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 97.61% 97.86% 97.50%
Number of salaries quoted 5,534 6,192 7,096
West Yorkshire median annual salary £42,500 £42,000 £41,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +1.19% +2.44% +2.50%
10th Percentile £26,750 £26,000 £26,250
90th Percentile £60,000 £62,500 £60,000
Yorkshire median annual salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +5.00% - +6.67%

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 January 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 January 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 -16 205 £47,500 - 41
Bradford +34 44 £45,000 +5.88% 7
Halifax -3 19 £50,000 - 2
Huddersfield - 5 £43,750 - 1
Pudsey - 5 £35,000 -
Wakefield -4 1 £43,000 +7.50% 2
Wetherby - 1 £45,000 -
Pontefract - 1 £42,500 -
Dewsbury - 1 - -
Senior Developer
Yorkshire

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

For the 6 months to 18 January 2018, Senior Developer job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the West Yorkshire region featuring Senior Developer in the job title.

1 180 (61.86%) .NET
2 176 (60.48%) C#
3 162 (55.67%) Agile Software Development
4 137 (47.08%) JavaScript
5 133 (45.70%) SQL Server
6 130 (44.67%) SQL
7 127 (43.64%) MVC
8 117 (40.21%) HTML
9 104 (35.74%) CSS
10 89 (30.58%) ASP.NET
11 77 (26.46%) TDD
12 72 (24.74%) jQuery
13 65 (22.34%) OO
14 63 (21.65%) Microsoft
14 63 (21.65%) AngularJS
15 61 (20.96%) .NET Framework
15 61 (20.96%) ASP.NET MVC
16 60 (20.62%) Web Services
16 60 (20.62%) Java
17 59 (20.27%) T-SQL
18 55 (18.90%) Scrum
19 46 (15.81%) HTML5
20 45 (15.46%) Mentoring
21 43 (14.78%) Visual Studio
22 41 (14.09%) Finance
22 41 (14.09%) SDLC
23 38 (13.06%) PHP
23 38 (13.06%) Git (software)
24 36 (12.37%) MySQL
24 36 (12.37%) Web 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 11 (3.78%) Apache
2 10 (3.44%) Tomcat
3 5 (1.72%) CMS
3 5 (1.72%) SharePoint
4 4 (1.37%) nginx
4 4 (1.37%) SharePoint 2013
4 4 (1.37%) Umbraco
5 3 (1.03%) JBoss
5 3 (1.03%) Jetty
5 3 (1.03%) Tornado
5 3 (1.03%) WebLogic
6 2 (0.69%) BizTalk Server
6 2 (0.69%) Confluence
6 2 (0.69%) Elasticsearch
6 2 (0.69%) EPiServer
6 2 (0.69%) Kentico
6 2 (0.69%) SAS
7 1 (0.34%) IIS
Applications
1 2 (0.69%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (0.34%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 2 (0.69%) Dynamics AX
1 2 (0.69%) Magento
2 1 (0.34%) OpenCart
2 1 (0.34%) SAP S/4HANA
Cloud Services
1 29 (9.97%) Microsoft Azure
2 8 (2.75%) Amazon AWS
3 3 (1.03%) G Suite
3 3 (1.03%) Office 365
3 3 (1.03%) Slack
4 2 (0.69%) SaaS
5 1 (0.34%) Adobe Creative Cloud
5 1 (0.34%) Google Play
5 1 (0.34%) npm
5 1 (0.34%) Sage Pay
Communications & Networking
1 5 (1.72%) Firewall
2 3 (1.03%) AMQP
2 3 (1.03%) Internet
3 2 (0.69%) Intranet
3 2 (0.69%) PPP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 133 (45.70%) SQL Server
2 36 (12.37%) MySQL
2 36 (12.37%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 23 (7.90%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 21 (7.22%) NoSQL
5 20 (6.87%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 15 (5.15%) Data Warehouse
6 15 (5.15%) MongoDB
6 15 (5.15%) SQL Server 2008
7 10 (3.44%) Power BI
7 10 (3.44%) Relational Database
7 10 (3.44%) SQL Server 2012
8 8 (2.75%) PostgreSQL
8 8 (2.75%) SQL Server 2005
9 5 (1.72%) RDBMS
9 5 (1.72%) Riak
10 4 (1.37%) Event Store
10 4 (1.37%) Hadoop
10 4 (1.37%) OLAP
11 3 (1.03%) Apache Cassandra
Development Applications
1 43 (14.78%) Visual Studio
2 38 (13.06%) Git (software)
3 16 (5.50%) Team Foundation Server
4 15 (5.15%) Cucumber
5 14 (4.81%) Subversion
6 10 (3.44%) Selenium
7 9 (3.09%) JIRA
7 9 (3.09%) PHPUnit
8 8 (2.75%) MSTest
8 8 (2.75%) Visual Studio Team System
9 7 (2.41%) Jenkins
9 7 (2.41%) Moq
10 6 (2.06%) Atlassian Bamboo
10 6 (2.06%) Vagrant
11 5 (1.72%) Maven
12 4 (1.37%) gulp
12 4 (1.37%) Jasmine
12 4 (1.37%) Karma Test Runner
12 4 (1.37%) TeamCity
13 3 (1.03%) Buildbot
General
1 41 (14.09%) Finance
2 21 (7.22%) Retail
3 7 (2.41%) Telecoms
4 6 (2.06%) Automotive
5 5 (1.72%) Advertising
6 3 (1.03%) Manufacturing
7 2 (0.69%) Games
8 1 (0.34%) Law
8 1 (0.34%) Legal
8 1 (0.34%) Marketing
8 1 (0.34%) Multimedia
8 1 (0.34%) Publishing
8 1 (0.34%) Retail Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 180 (61.86%) .NET
2 117 (40.21%) HTML
3 104 (35.74%) CSS
4 89 (30.58%) ASP.NET
5 72 (24.74%) jQuery
6 63 (21.65%) AngularJS
7 61 (20.96%) .NET Framework
7 61 (20.96%) ASP.NET MVC
8 60 (20.62%) Web Services
9 46 (15.81%) HTML5
10 36 (12.37%) Spring
11 33 (11.34%) WPF
12 32 (11.00%) WCF
13 30 (10.31%) Node.js
14 29 (9.97%) REST
15 25 (8.59%) Ajax
16 24 (8.25%) SOAP
17 23 (7.90%) WinForms
18 22 (7.56%) CSS3
19 21 (7.22%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 28 (9.62%) Greenfield Project
2 25 (8.59%) Enterprise Software
3 17 (5.84%) Computer Science
4 14 (4.81%) User Experience
5 13 (4.47%) Analytical Skills
6 11 (3.78%) Management Information System
7 8 (2.75%) Tandem
8 6 (2.06%) Data Structures
9 5 (1.72%) NHS
10 4 (1.37%) Digital Media
11 3 (1.03%) Internet of Things
11 3 (1.03%) Machine to Machine
11 3 (1.03%) N-Tier
12 2 (0.69%) Algorithms
12 2 (0.69%) Mobile App
12 2 (0.69%) Video\Live Streaming
13 1 (0.34%) Blog
13 1 (0.34%) iPad
13 1 (0.34%) iPhone
13 1 (0.34%) Learning Management System
Operating Systems
1 10 (3.44%) Windows
2 9 (3.09%) Linux
3 5 (1.72%) Android
4 4 (1.37%) Apple iOS
5 3 (1.03%) CentOS
5 3 (1.03%) Fedora
Processes & Methodologies
1 162 (55.67%) Agile Software Development
2 127 (43.64%) MVC
3 77 (26.46%) TDD
4 65 (22.34%) OO
5 55 (18.90%) Scrum
6 45 (15.46%) Mentoring
7 41 (14.09%) SDLC
8 36 (12.37%) Web Development
9 32 (11.00%) Business Intelligence
10 31 (10.65%) Test Automation
11 30 (10.31%) UML
12 28 (9.62%) BDD
13 27 (9.28%) Continuous Integration
14 26 (8.93%) Software Engineering
15 22 (7.56%) Front End Development
16 21 (7.22%) Unit Testing
17 17 (5.84%) SOA
18 16 (5.50%) Waterfall
19 15 (5.15%) Sequence Diagram
20 14 (4.81%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 176 (60.48%) C#
2 137 (47.08%) JavaScript
3 130 (44.67%) SQL
4 60 (20.62%) Java
5 59 (20.27%) T-SQL
6 38 (13.06%) PHP
7 26 (8.93%) Python
8 22 (7.56%) Ruby
9 13 (4.47%) C++
10 12 (4.12%) PHP 7
11 11 (3.78%) C
12 9 (3.09%) PHP 5
12 9 (3.09%) VB.NET
13 8 (2.75%) VB
14 7 (2.41%) VB6
15 4 (1.37%) PowerShell
15 4 (1.37%) Scala
15 4 (1.37%) TypeScript
16 3 (1.03%) Bash Shell
16 3 (1.03%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 22 (7.56%) Degree
2 16 (5.50%) Computer Science Degree
3 9 (3.09%) Security Cleared
4 7 (2.41%) SC Cleared
5 2 (0.69%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (5.84%) QA
2 3 (1.03%) Data Quality
System Software
1 14 (4.81%) Docker
2 1 (0.34%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 6 (2.06%) Ansible
1 6 (2.06%) Puppet
2 4 (1.37%) Opscode Chef
2 4 (1.37%) Rancher
2 4 (1.37%) Terraform
3 2 (0.69%) Oracle EDQ
Vendors
1 63 (21.65%) Microsoft
2 23 (7.90%) Oracle
3 8 (2.75%) Salesforce.com
4 7 (2.41%) DevExpress
4 7 (2.41%) Google
4 7 (2.41%) SAP
4 7 (2.41%) Twitter
4 7 (2.41%) Zend
5 6 (2.06%) IBM
6 5 (1.72%) Tableau
6 5 (1.72%) Xamarin
7 3 (1.03%) Atlassian
7 3 (1.03%) CA Agile Central
7 3 (1.03%) MicroStrategy
7 3 (1.03%) Red Hat
8 2 (0.69%) Apple
8 2 (0.69%) hybris
9 1 (0.34%) Adobe