Period
to 21 July 2019

The median annual salary for a Software Developer was £42,500 in advertised job vacancies in West Yorkshire during the 6 months to 21 July 2019.

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
21 Jul 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 46 80 78
Rank change year-on-year +34 -2 +18
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Developer 237 220 245
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in West Yorkshire 5.31% 3.37% 3.43%
As % of the Job Titles category 5.47% 3.47% 3.52%
Number of salaries quoted 173 193 225
West Yorkshire median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +13.33% +4.17%
10th Percentile £31,500 £31,250 £26,750
90th Percentile £55,000 £54,750 £47,500
Yorkshire median annual salary £40,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year -5.88% +6.25% +11.11%

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 4,336 6,340 6,963
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 97.15% 97.15% 97.58%
Number of salaries quoted 3,653 5,366 5,970
West Yorkshire median annual salary £42,500 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.56% +5.88% +6.25%
10th Percentile £26,250 £26,250 £26,250
90th Percentile £63,750 £63,500 £62,500
Yorkshire median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £41,500
% 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 21 July 2019.

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 21 July 2019. 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 +31 163 £42,500 -5.56% 29
Huddersfield +15 21 £50,000 +5.26% 3
Otley - 15 - - 3
Bradford +13 12 £35,000 -12.50% 4
Wakefield 0 11 £42,500 +9.68% 6
Wetherby +3 6 £40,000 +6.67% 3
Castleford +6 1 £45,000 +100.00% 3
Dewsbury -4 1 £50,000 +25.00% 1
Halifax -12 1 £65,000 +36.84%
Cleckheaton - 1 - -
Pudsey - 1 £40,000 -
Batley - 1 - -
Software Developer
Yorkshire

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

For the 6 months to 21 July 2019, 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.

1 188 (79.32%) C#
2 146 (61.60%) .NET
2 146 (61.60%) Agile Software Development
3 122 (51.48%) JavaScript
4 100 (42.19%) SQL
5 95 (40.08%) MVC
6 90 (37.97%) ASP.NET
7 87 (36.71%) SQL Server
8 69 (29.11%) Java
9 67 (28.27%) Microsoft
10 59 (24.89%) Software Engineering
11 57 (24.05%) C++
12 56 (23.63%) TDD
12 56 (23.63%) ASP.NET Web API
13 55 (23.21%) Microsoft Azure
14 51 (21.52%) Visual Studio
15 50 (21.10%) CSS
15 50 (21.10%) HTML
16 47 (19.83%) Python
16 47 (19.83%) jQuery
16 47 (19.83%) DevOps
16 47 (19.83%) Mentoring
17 46 (19.41%) Continuous Integration
18 45 (18.99%) Scrum
19 43 (18.14%) PHP
20 42 (17.72%) Git (software)
20 42 (17.72%) Jenkins
21 40 (16.88%) ASP.NET MVC
21 40 (16.88%) BDD
22 37 (15.61%) Finance

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 (4.64%) Elasticsearch
1 11 (4.64%) nginx
2 4 (1.69%) IIS
3 3 (1.27%) Apache
3 3 (1.27%) CMS
3 3 (1.27%) WordPress
4 1 (0.42%) Adobe Experience Manager
4 1 (0.42%) Confluence
4 1 (0.42%) FileNet
4 1 (0.42%) SharePoint
4 1 (0.42%) StreamWeaver
Applications
1 1 (0.42%) EngageOne
Business Applications
1 3 (1.27%) Dynamics CRM
1 3 (1.27%) Magento
2 1 (0.42%) Exstream
Cloud Services
1 55 (23.21%) Microsoft Azure
2 28 (11.81%) G Suite
2 28 (11.81%) Office 365
3 17 (7.17%) Amazon AWS
4 8 (3.38%) Google Cloud Platform
5 2 (0.84%) PaaS
6 1 (0.42%) Adobe Analytics
6 1 (0.42%) Azure Active Directory
6 1 (0.42%) Cloud Computing
6 1 (0.42%) Cloudflare
6 1 (0.42%) Dynamics 365
6 1 (0.42%) NuGet
6 1 (0.42%) SaaS
6 1 (0.42%) Serverless
6 1 (0.42%) Slack
Communications & Networking
1 4 (1.69%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 87 (36.71%) SQL Server
2 17 (7.17%) MySQL
2 17 (7.17%) NoSQL
3 13 (5.49%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 11 (4.64%) PostgreSQL
4 11 (4.64%) Redis
5 5 (2.11%) RavenDB
6 4 (1.69%) MongoDB
6 4 (1.69%) Riak
7 3 (1.27%) Relational Database
8 2 (0.84%) Apache Cassandra
8 2 (0.84%) Hadoop
8 2 (0.84%) Oracle Database
8 2 (0.84%) SQL Server 2014
9 1 (0.42%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
9 1 (0.42%) Data Warehouse
9 1 (0.42%) EDRMS
9 1 (0.42%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 51 (21.52%) Visual Studio
2 42 (17.72%) Git (software)
2 42 (17.72%) Jenkins
3 30 (12.66%) Selenium
4 28 (11.81%) Appium
4 28 (11.81%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 28 (11.81%) Buildbot
4 28 (11.81%) Cucumber
4 28 (11.81%) Gatling
4 28 (11.81%) JMeter
4 28 (11.81%) NeoLoad
4 28 (11.81%) Ranorex
4 28 (11.81%) SoapUI
4 28 (11.81%) WATIR
4 28 (11.81%) WebLOAD
5 16 (6.75%) Team Foundation Server
5 16 (6.75%) WebDriver
6 13 (5.49%) Octopus Deploy
7 12 (5.06%) Mercurial
7 12 (5.06%) Subversion
General
1 37 (15.61%) Finance
1 37 (15.61%) Retail
2 9 (3.80%) Aerospace
3 8 (3.38%) Marketing
4 7 (2.95%) Manufacturing
5 6 (2.53%) Telecoms
6 1 (0.42%) Automotive
6 1 (0.42%) Games
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 146 (61.60%) .NET
2 90 (37.97%) ASP.NET
3 56 (23.63%) ASP.NET Web API
4 50 (21.10%) CSS
4 50 (21.10%) HTML
5 47 (19.83%) jQuery
6 40 (16.88%) ASP.NET MVC
7 36 (15.19%) .NET Framework
8 34 (14.35%) AngularJS
9 26 (10.97%) React
10 24 (10.13%) Spring
11 22 (9.28%) .NET Core
12 21 (8.86%) Entity Framework
13 17 (7.17%) LINQ
14 14 (5.91%) RabbitMQ
15 12 (5.06%) Vue.js
16 10 (4.22%) Web Services
16 10 (4.22%) WinForms
17 9 (3.80%) RESTful
17 9 (3.80%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 12 (5.06%) NHS
2 9 (3.80%) Greenfield Project
3 7 (2.95%) Self-Motivation
4 4 (1.69%) Analytical Skills
4 4 (1.69%) Mobile App
5 3 (1.27%) Algorithms
5 3 (1.27%) Data Structures
5 3 (1.27%) User Experience
6 2 (0.84%) Internet of Things
7 1 (0.42%) Blog
7 1 (0.42%) Cloud Native
7 1 (0.42%) Digital Signage
7 1 (0.42%) Enterprise Software
7 1 (0.42%) Learning Management System
7 1 (0.42%) Private Cloud
7 1 (0.42%) Video\Live Streaming
Operating Systems
1 13 (5.49%) Android
2 10 (4.22%) Windows
3 9 (3.80%) Windows 10
3 9 (3.80%) Windows 7
3 9 (3.80%) Windows Mobile
4 6 (2.53%) Linux
5 2 (0.84%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 146 (61.60%) Agile Software Development
2 95 (40.08%) MVC
3 59 (24.89%) Software Engineering
4 56 (23.63%) TDD
5 47 (19.83%) DevOps
5 47 (19.83%) Mentoring
6 46 (19.41%) Continuous Integration
7 45 (18.99%) Scrum
8 40 (16.88%) BDD
9 34 (14.35%) Test Automation
10 31 (13.08%) Kanban
11 30 (12.66%) SDET
12 29 (12.24%) Software Testing
13 28 (11.81%) DSDM
14 23 (9.70%) Problem-Solving
15 22 (9.28%) OO
16 17 (7.17%) SDLC
17 16 (6.75%) Process Improvement
18 13 (5.49%) SOA
18 13 (5.49%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 188 (79.32%) C#
2 122 (51.48%) JavaScript
3 100 (42.19%) SQL
4 69 (29.11%) Java
5 57 (24.05%) C++
6 47 (19.83%) Python
7 43 (18.14%) PHP
8 30 (12.66%) Scala
9 28 (11.81%) C
9 28 (11.81%) Ruby
10 23 (9.70%) T-SQL
11 16 (6.75%) VB
12 14 (5.91%) PowerShell
13 11 (4.64%) VB.NET
14 9 (3.80%) Delphi
15 4 (1.69%) TypeScript
16 3 (1.27%) ES6
17 2 (0.84%) Java 8
17 2 (0.84%) Kotlin
17 2 (0.84%) PHP 7
Qualifications
1 14 (5.91%) Degree
2 3 (1.27%) Computer Science Degree
3 1 (0.42%) MCP
3 1 (0.42%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (6.33%) QA
2 1 (0.42%) Dublin Core
2 1 (0.42%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 9 (3.80%) Docker
Systems Management
1 13 (5.49%) Ansible
2 6 (2.53%) Kubernetes
3 4 (1.69%) Opscode Chef
4 2 (0.84%) Puppet
Vendors
1 67 (28.27%) Microsoft
2 31 (13.08%) Google
3 7 (2.95%) Xamarin
4 3 (1.27%) Zend
5 2 (0.84%) Adobe
5 2 (0.84%) Oracle
6 1 (0.42%) OpenText
6 1 (0.42%) PayPal
6 1 (0.42%) Salesforce.com
6 1 (0.42%) Tableau