Period
to 20 June 2018

The median annual salary for a Software Developer was £42,500 in advertised job vacancies in West Yorkshire during the 6 months to 20 June 2018.

The first table below provides salary benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to same period in the previous 2 years.

Software Developer
Yorkshire > West Yorkshire
6 months to
20 Jun 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 82 73 111
Rank change year-on-year -9 +38 -36
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Developer 215 264 219
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in West Yorkshire 3.25% 3.74% 2.62%
As % of the Job Titles category 3.34% 3.83% 2.69%
Number of salaries quoted 203 246 194
West Yorkshire median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% +6.67% -2.60%
10th Percentile £32,500 £27,500 £27,500
90th Percentile £55,000 £48,750 £51,250
Yorkshire median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year +6.25% +6.67% -

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 6,431 6,887 8,155
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 97.25% 97.66% 97.42%
Number of salaries quoted 5,468 5,941 6,818
West Yorkshire median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% -
10th Percentile £26,250 £26,250 £26,250
90th Percentile £62,150 £61,250 £61,250
Yorkshire median annual salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +2.41% +3.75% -

Software Developer
Job Vacancy Trend in West Yorkshire

Job postings that featured Software Developer in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in West Yorkshire.

Job vacancy trend for Software Developer in West Yorkshire

Software Developer
Salary Trend in West Yorkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Software Developer in West Yorkshire.

Salary trend for Software Developer in West Yorkshire

Software Developer
Salary Histogram in West Yorkshire

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Software Developer in West Yorkshire over the 6 months to 20 June 2018.

Salary histogram for Software Developer in West Yorkshire

Software 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 Software Developer within the West Yorkshire region over the 6 months to 20 June 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 +2 154 £43,000 +7.50% 27
Bradford +6 28 £40,000 +6.67% 1
Wakefield 0 15 £37,500 -8.54% 1
Wetherby -3 6 £37,500 -21.05%
Halifax +7 5 £47,500 +18.75% 3
Huddersfield -5 5 £47,500 +26.67% 1
Dewsbury +4 1 £40,000 -5.88% 1
Keighley -7 1 £24,500 -30.00% 1
Software Developer
Yorkshire

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

For the 6 months to 20 June 2018, Software 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 Software Developer in the job title.

1 169 (78.60%) C#
2 131 (60.93%) .NET
3 123 (57.21%) JavaScript
4 110 (51.16%) MVC
5 90 (41.86%) Agile Software Development
6 84 (39.07%) CSS
7 77 (35.81%) Java
7 77 (35.81%) SQL
8 74 (34.42%) HTML
9 70 (32.56%) ASP.NET
10 63 (29.30%) jQuery
11 56 (26.05%) OO
12 51 (23.72%) ASP.NET MVC
13 50 (23.26%) Software Engineering
14 48 (22.33%) TDD
15 46 (21.40%) SQL Server
16 42 (19.53%) Test Automation
17 40 (18.60%) Finance
18 39 (18.14%) Git (software)
19 33 (15.35%) AngularJS
20 31 (14.42%) Web Services
20 31 (14.42%) Cucumber
21 30 (13.95%) SDLC
22 29 (13.49%) Selenium
22 29 (13.49%) Subversion
23 27 (12.56%) Problem-Solving
24 26 (12.09%) Visual Studio
24 26 (12.09%) Microsoft
25 25 (11.63%) Scrum
25 25 (11.63%) Spring

Software 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 (5.12%) JBoss
1 11 (5.12%) Tomcat
1 11 (5.12%) WebLogic
2 8 (3.72%) Moodle
3 7 (3.26%) Apache
4 5 (2.33%) Elasticsearch
4 5 (2.33%) nginx
5 1 (0.47%) CMS
5 1 (0.47%) Confluence
5 1 (0.47%) NServiceBus
5 1 (0.47%) Umbraco
Applications
1 1 (0.47%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (0.93%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 24 (11.16%) Microsoft Azure
2 13 (6.05%) Amazon AWS
3 3 (1.40%) G Suite
3 3 (1.40%) Office 365
3 3 (1.40%) Slack
4 2 (0.93%) Dynamics 365
4 2 (0.93%) Google Cloud Platform
5 1 (0.47%) Sage Pay
Communications & Networking
1 4 (1.86%) MQTT
2 1 (0.47%) AMQP
2 1 (0.47%) DLNA
2 1 (0.47%) Firewall
2 1 (0.47%) Internet
2 1 (0.47%) RFID
2 1 (0.47%) TCP/IP
2 1 (0.47%) UPnP
2 1 (0.47%) Wi-Fi
2 1 (0.47%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 46 (21.40%) SQL Server
2 23 (10.70%) MySQL
3 13 (6.05%) PostgreSQL
4 7 (3.26%) NoSQL
4 7 (3.26%) Redis
5 4 (1.86%) MongoDB
5 4 (1.86%) Relational Database
6 2 (0.93%) SQL Server 2008
6 2 (0.93%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 1 (0.47%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 39 (18.14%) Git (software)
2 31 (14.42%) Cucumber
3 29 (13.49%) Selenium
3 29 (13.49%) Subversion
4 26 (12.09%) Visual Studio
5 19 (8.84%) SpecFlow
6 15 (6.98%) Team Foundation Server
7 13 (6.05%) JUnit
7 13 (6.05%) WebDriver
8 10 (4.65%) Jenkins
9 9 (4.19%) Jasmine
9 9 (4.19%) Mocha
9 9 (4.19%) Protractor
10 5 (2.33%) Bugzilla
10 5 (2.33%) Mercurial
10 5 (2.33%) Trac
11 4 (1.86%) SoapUI
12 3 (1.40%) RSpec
12 3 (1.40%) Visual Studio Team System
12 3 (1.40%) WATIR
General
1 40 (18.60%) Finance
2 12 (5.58%) Retail
3 7 (3.26%) Marketing
4 5 (2.33%) Legal
5 2 (0.93%) Electronics
6 1 (0.47%) Advertising
6 1 (0.47%) Automotive
6 1 (0.47%) Manufacturing
6 1 (0.47%) Pharmaceutical
6 1 (0.47%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 131 (60.93%) .NET
2 84 (39.07%) CSS
3 74 (34.42%) HTML
4 70 (32.56%) ASP.NET
5 63 (29.30%) jQuery
6 51 (23.72%) ASP.NET MVC
7 33 (15.35%) AngularJS
8 31 (14.42%) Web Services
9 25 (11.63%) React
9 25 (11.63%) Spring
10 24 (11.16%) .NET Framework
10 24 (11.16%) Entity Framework
11 22 (10.23%) HTML5
11 22 (10.23%) Node.js
12 20 (9.30%) REST
13 18 (8.37%) JSON
14 17 (7.91%) Ajax
15 14 (6.51%) RESTful
16 12 (5.58%) Hibernate
16 12 (5.58%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 22 (10.23%) Greenfield Project
2 12 (5.58%) NHS
3 6 (2.79%) Computer Science
3 6 (2.79%) Enterprise Software
3 6 (2.79%) User Experience
4 5 (2.33%) Analytical Skills
5 4 (1.86%) Self-Motivation
6 1 (0.47%) Device Driver
6 1 (0.47%) Driving Licence
6 1 (0.47%) Life Science
6 1 (0.47%) Linux Command Line
6 1 (0.47%) MPEG
6 1 (0.47%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 15 (6.98%) Linux
2 5 (2.33%) Android
2 5 (2.33%) Unix
3 3 (1.40%) Apple iOS
4 1 (0.47%) Embedded Linux
4 1 (0.47%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 110 (51.16%) MVC
2 90 (41.86%) Agile Software Development
3 56 (26.05%) OO
4 50 (23.26%) Software Engineering
5 48 (22.33%) TDD
6 42 (19.53%) Test Automation
7 30 (13.95%) SDLC
8 27 (12.56%) Problem-Solving
9 25 (11.63%) Scrum
10 24 (11.16%) SDET
11 23 (10.70%) Continuous Integration
12 22 (10.23%) Unit Testing
13 20 (9.30%) BDD
14 19 (8.84%) OOP
14 19 (8.84%) Web Development
15 13 (6.05%) SOA
16 12 (5.58%) DevOps
17 11 (5.12%) IT Strategy
17 11 (5.12%) Mentoring
17 11 (5.12%) OOD
Programming Languages
1 169 (78.60%) C#
2 123 (57.21%) JavaScript
3 77 (35.81%) Java
3 77 (35.81%) SQL
4 20 (9.30%) VB.NET
5 16 (7.44%) Python
6 13 (6.05%) PHP
6 13 (6.05%) T-SQL
7 12 (5.58%) C++
8 9 (4.19%) Ruby
8 9 (4.19%) TypeScript
9 5 (2.33%) C
10 3 (1.40%) Perl
10 3 (1.40%) Scala
10 3 (1.40%) VB
11 2 (0.93%) Apex Code
11 2 (0.93%) Objective-C
11 2 (0.93%) Pascal
11 2 (0.93%) PowerShell
12 1 (0.47%) VB6
Qualifications
1 19 (8.84%) Degree
2 1 (0.47%) Computer Science Degree
2 1 (0.47%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (1.86%) QA
System Software
1 12 (5.58%) Docker
Systems Management
1 10 (4.65%) Ansible
2 5 (2.33%) Grafana
2 5 (2.33%) Rancher
2 5 (2.33%) Terraform
3 1 (0.47%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (0.47%) SmoothWall
Vendors
1 26 (12.09%) Microsoft
2 11 (5.12%) Google
2 11 (5.12%) Oracle
2 11 (5.12%) Salesforce.com
3 8 (3.72%) Blackboard
4 5 (2.33%) Xamarin
5 3 (1.40%) MuleSoft
5 3 (1.40%) Twitter
5 3 (1.40%) webMethods
6 1 (0.47%) Capita
6 1 (0.47%) Facebook
6 1 (0.47%) SAP
6 1 (0.47%) Telerik
6 1 (0.47%) WorldPay
6 1 (0.47%) Zend