The median annual salary for a Software Developer was £37,500 in advertised job vacancies in West Yorkshire during the 3 months to 28 March 2017.

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
3 months to
28 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 56 115 72
Rank change year-on-year +59 -43  
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Developer 161 97 185
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in West Yorkshire 4.46% 2.18% 3.64%
As % of the Job Titles category 4.55% 2.25% 3.72%
Number of salaries quoted 147 73 170
Median salary £37,500 £40,000 £38,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -6.25% +3.89%  
90% offered a salary of more than £29,400 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £50,000 £45,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year - +5.26%  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in permanent job vacancies advertised in West Yorkshire. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such, the figures in the first row provide an indication of the number of permanent jobs in our overall sample.

IT Job Roles
West Yorkshire
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 3535 4306 4974
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in West Yorkshire 97.84% 96.83% 97.89%
Number of salaries quoted 3137 3572 3979
Median salary £42,500 £40,000 £38,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% +5.26%  
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £27,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £53,200 £57,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,000 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +1.20% +3.75%  

Software Developer
Job Vacancy Trend in West Yorkshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in West Yorkshire that featured Software Developer in the job title.

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 3 months to 28 March 2017.

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 3 months to 28 March 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Leeds +67 99 £39,500 +12.85% 14
Bradford -3 13 £37,500 -16.66%
Halifax +2 12 £28,500 -32.94% 2
Huddersfield +6 11 £37,500 -6.25% 1
Keighley - 7 £35,000 - 1
Castleford +1 6 £30,000 -
Wakefield - 3 £22,500 - 1
Wetherby - 3 £47,500 -
Dewsbury - 2 £42,500 -
Software Developer
Yorkshire

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

For the 6 months to 28 March 2017, Software 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 Software Developer in the job title.

1 215 (76.24%) C#
2 204 (72.34%) .NET
3 182 (64.54%) MVC
4 162 (57.45%) JavaScript
5 149 (52.84%) ASP.NET
6 141 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
7 137 (48.58%) HTML
8 129 (45.74%) SQL Server
9 128 (45.39%) CSS
10 102 (36.17%) SQL
11 97 (34.40%) ASP.NET MVC
12 82 (29.08%) .NET Framework
13 71 (25.18%) Software Engineering
14 68 (24.11%) TDD
14 68 (24.11%) WCF
15 67 (23.76%) Web Services
16 65 (23.05%) jQuery
17 58 (20.57%) AngularJS
18 52 (18.44%) HTML5
19 50 (17.73%) Degree
20 49 (17.38%) Microsoft
21 47 (16.67%) Scrum
22 45 (15.96%) ASP.NET Web API
23 43 (15.25%) Java
23 43 (15.25%) WPF
24 41 (14.54%) Entity Framework
25 40 (14.18%) Finance
26 39 (13.83%) SQL Server Integration Services
27 38 (13.48%) MySQL
27 38 (13.48%) XML

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 12 (4.26%) CMS
2 6 (2.13%) BizTalk Server
3 5 (1.77%) IIS
4 3 (1.06%) Confluence
4 3 (1.06%) SharePoint
4 3 (1.06%) Tomcat
4 3 (1.06%) Umbraco
5 2 (0.71%) Elasticsearch
5 2 (0.71%) JBoss
5 2 (0.71%) SAS
5 2 (0.71%) WebLogic
5 2 (0.71%) WordPress
6 1 (0.35%) Apache
6 1 (0.35%) Captiva
6 1 (0.35%) Drupal
6 1 (0.35%) EPiServer
6 1 (0.35%) Kentico
6 1 (0.35%) nginx
6 1 (0.35%) OpenEdge
6 1 (0.35%) WebLogic Portal
Applications
1 30 (10.64%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.35%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (0.35%) NetSuite
Cloud Services
1 9 (3.19%) GitHub
2 8 (2.84%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (0.71%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (0.71%) Cloud Computing
4 1 (0.35%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (0.35%) HTTP
1 1 (0.35%) Internet
1 1 (0.35%) LDAP
1 1 (0.35%) PuTTY
Database & Business Intelligence
1 129 (45.74%) SQL Server
2 39 (13.83%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 38 (13.48%) MySQL
4 29 (10.28%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 27 (9.57%) SQL Server 2005
6 12 (4.26%) SQL Server 2008
7 11 (3.90%) Relational Database
8 8 (2.84%) Apache Cassandra
9 7 (2.48%) RDBMS
10 5 (1.77%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 4 (1.42%) Crystal Reports
11 4 (1.42%) PostgreSQL
12 3 (1.06%) MongoDB
12 3 (1.06%) SQL Server 2012
13 2 (0.71%) NoSQL
13 2 (0.71%) SAS Enterprise Guide
13 2 (0.71%) SQLite
14 1 (0.35%) BusinessObjects
14 1 (0.35%) GIS
14 1 (0.35%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 27 (9.57%) Visual Studio
2 21 (7.45%) Git (software)
3 15 (5.32%) Selenium
4 13 (4.61%) JIRA
4 13 (4.61%) Team Foundation Server
5 9 (3.19%) Jenkins
5 9 (3.19%) WebDriver
6 8 (2.84%) Octopus Deploy
7 4 (1.42%) JUnit
7 4 (1.42%) NUnit
7 4 (1.42%) Subversion
8 3 (1.06%) Appium
8 3 (1.06%) Cucumber
9 2 (0.71%) GitLab
9 2 (0.71%) MSTest
9 2 (0.71%) NetBeans
9 2 (0.71%) SoapUI
9 2 (0.71%) Visual Studio Tools for Office
10 1 (0.35%) Atlassian Bamboo
10 1 (0.35%) Firebug
General
1 40 (14.18%) Finance
2 11 (3.90%) Legal
3 10 (3.55%) Retail
4 4 (1.42%) Manufacturing
5 3 (1.06%) Games
6 2 (0.71%) Banking
6 2 (0.71%) Telecoms
7 1 (0.35%) Advertising
7 1 (0.35%) Law
7 1 (0.35%) Pharmaceutical
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 204 (72.34%) .NET
2 149 (52.84%) ASP.NET
3 137 (48.58%) HTML
4 128 (45.39%) CSS
5 97 (34.40%) ASP.NET MVC
6 82 (29.08%) .NET Framework
7 68 (24.11%) WCF
8 67 (23.76%) Web Services
9 65 (23.05%) jQuery
10 58 (20.57%) AngularJS
11 52 (18.44%) HTML5
12 45 (15.96%) ASP.NET Web API
13 43 (15.25%) WPF
14 41 (14.54%) Entity Framework
15 38 (13.48%) XML
16 31 (10.99%) WinForms
17 27 (9.57%) Twitter Bootstrap
18 26 (9.22%) SOAP
19 24 (8.51%) LESS
20 19 (6.74%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 32 (11.35%) Computer Science
2 14 (4.96%) Enterprise Software
3 9 (3.19%) iPad
4 8 (2.84%) Analytical Skills
5 7 (2.48%) N-Tier
6 6 (2.13%) Mobile App
7 3 (1.06%) Client/Server
8 2 (0.71%) Algorithms
8 2 (0.71%) Management Information System
9 1 (0.35%) BBC
9 1 (0.35%) Data Centre
9 1 (0.35%) Data Protection Act
9 1 (0.35%) e-Learning
9 1 (0.35%) Internet of Things
9 1 (0.35%) iPhone
9 1 (0.35%) Life Science
9 1 (0.35%) Raspberry Pi
9 1 (0.35%) Replication
9 1 (0.35%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 23 (8.16%) Windows
2 22 (7.80%) Linux
3 8 (2.84%) Windows Phone
3 8 (2.84%) Windows Phone 8
4 6 (2.13%) Apple iOS
5 3 (1.06%) Android
6 2 (0.71%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 1 (0.35%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 182 (64.54%) MVC
2 141 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
3 71 (25.18%) Software Engineering
4 68 (24.11%) TDD
5 47 (16.67%) Scrum
6 34 (12.06%) Web Development
7 27 (9.57%) OO
7 27 (9.57%) Project Management
8 26 (9.22%) OOP
9 18 (6.38%) Mentoring
10 17 (6.03%) BDD
11 14 (4.96%) API Design
12 13 (4.61%) Continuous Integration
13 12 (4.26%) Data Protection
13 12 (4.26%) SDLC
14 11 (3.90%) Analytics
15 10 (3.55%) ERP
15 10 (3.55%) SOA
15 10 (3.55%) Waterfall
16 9 (3.19%) MVVM
Programming Languages
1 215 (76.24%) C#
2 162 (57.45%) JavaScript
3 102 (36.17%) SQL
4 43 (15.25%) Java
5 33 (11.70%) PHP
6 28 (9.93%) T-SQL
7 18 (6.38%) Ruby
8 16 (5.67%) VB.NET
9 14 (4.96%) PHP 7
10 13 (4.61%) VB
11 11 (3.90%) Python
12 10 (3.55%) Groovy
12 10 (3.55%) VB6
13 8 (2.84%) Delphi
14 6 (2.13%) PowerShell
15 5 (1.77%) Scala
16 4 (1.42%) C++
17 2 (0.71%) C
17 2 (0.71%) Objective-C
17 2 (0.71%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 50 (17.73%) Degree
2 6 (2.13%) SC Cleared
2 6 (2.13%) Security Cleared
3 2 (0.71%) ISEB
3 2 (0.71%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (2.13%) QA
2 1 (0.35%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 4 (1.42%) Virtual Machines
2 1 (0.35%) Apache ZooKeeper
Systems Management
1 1 (0.35%) HP Quality Center
1 1 (0.35%) Nagios
1 1 (0.35%) Opsview
Vendors
1 49 (17.38%) Microsoft
2 6 (2.13%) Oracle
3 4 (1.42%) Xamarin
4 3 (1.06%) hybris
4 3 (1.06%) Zend
5 2 (0.71%) Red Hat
5 2 (0.71%) Telerik
6 1 (0.35%) Blackboard
6 1 (0.35%) EMC
6 1 (0.35%) Google
6 1 (0.35%) Kofax
6 1 (0.35%) Remedy
6 1 (0.35%) Sencha
6 1 (0.35%) T-Plan
Leeds, West Yorkshire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Salary: Up to £40,000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 6 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Informatiq Consulting
Posted: 14 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Cloud Computing International
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 13 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Mortimer Spinks
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Hotfoot Recruitment
Salary: From £55,000 to £65,000 per annum
Posted: 11 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
The Bridge Ltd
Salary: Up to £60,000 per annum plus benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds, West Yorkshire
The Bridge Ltd
Salary: Up to £50,000 per annum + Bonus and Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £32000 - £40000 per annum + bens
Posted: 5 days ago
Halifax, West Yorkshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £18000 - £22000 per annum + Excellent Benefits & Training
Posted: 4 days ago
Huddersfield, West Yorkshire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + bens
Posted: 5 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + bens
Posted: 5 days ago
Keighley, West Yorkshire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + bens
Posted: 5 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
TEKsystems
Salary: £40 - £55000 per annum + Benefits & Industry Leading Package
Posted: 5 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
ISL
Salary: £32000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Halifax, West Yorkshire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £25000 - £32000 per annum + bens
Posted: 5 days ago
Leeds
Tectre Limited
Salary: £30,000 - £40,000 per year
Posted: 11 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £25000 - £50000 per annum + bens
Posted: 5 days ago
Wakefield
greywood
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum + bens
Posted: 19 days ago
Leeds
Cathcart Associates
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 15 days ago