The median annual salary for a Software Developer was £40,000 in advertised job vacancies in West Yorkshire during the 3 months to 25 June 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
25 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 92 82 71
Rank change year-on-year -10 -11  
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Developer 101 124 155
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in West Yorkshire 2.88% 3.19% 3.37%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.96% 3.26% 3.44%
Number of salaries quoted 95 110 130
Median salary £40,000 £36,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +11.11% -4.00%  
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £31,500
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £50,000 £45,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

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 3416 3808 4505
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in West Yorkshire 97.54% 98.09% 98.08%
Number of salaries quoted 2853 3229 3609
Median salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% -  
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £25,000 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +2.40% +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 25 June 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 25 June 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 +4 66 £40,000 +14.28% 12
Bradford -17 13 £38,750 -3.12% 1
Halifax -6 7 £42,500 -15.00% 2
Wetherby +3 6 £43,750 +25.00%
Wakefield - 4 £42,000 - 1
Huddersfield +10 3 £35,000 - 1
Ilkley -1 2 £42,500 +41.66%
Otley +1 1 - -
Castleford -1 1 £45,000 -
Keighley - 1 £37,500 -
Software Developer
Yorkshire

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

For the 6 months to 25 June 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.

1 196 (75.97%) C#
2 186 (72.09%) .NET
3 150 (58.14%) MVC
4 129 (50.00%) ASP.NET
5 123 (47.67%) JavaScript
6 119 (46.12%) HTML
7 118 (45.74%) Agile Software Development
8 107 (41.47%) CSS
9 99 (38.37%) SQL Server
10 95 (36.82%) SQL
11 90 (34.88%) ASP.NET MVC
12 60 (23.26%) .NET Framework
13 59 (22.87%) jQuery
14 51 (19.77%) Microsoft
15 47 (18.22%) Software Engineering
16 46 (17.83%) WCF
16 46 (17.83%) Degree
17 45 (17.44%) Web Services
18 44 (17.05%) Java
19 42 (16.28%) TDD
20 41 (15.89%) AngularJS
20 41 (15.89%) ASP.NET Web API
21 39 (15.12%) HTML5
21 39 (15.12%) Scrum
22 33 (12.79%) MySQL
22 33 (12.79%) XML
23 32 (12.40%) Visual Studio
24 31 (12.02%) OO
25 30 (11.63%) OOP
26 29 (11.24%) WinForms

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 10 (3.88%) CMS
2 8 (3.10%) Tomcat
3 4 (1.55%) Confluence
3 4 (1.55%) IIS
4 3 (1.16%) Apache
4 3 (1.16%) BizTalk Server
4 3 (1.16%) OpenEdge
4 3 (1.16%) SharePoint
5 2 (0.78%) Drupal
5 2 (0.78%) Elasticsearch
5 2 (0.78%) Umbraco
5 2 (0.78%) WordPress
6 1 (0.39%) Apache Solr
6 1 (0.39%) Apache Spark
6 1 (0.39%) Captiva
6 1 (0.39%) JBoss
6 1 (0.39%) nginx
6 1 (0.39%) NServiceBus
6 1 (0.39%) Sitecore CMS
6 1 (0.39%) WebLogic
Applications
1 1 (0.39%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 2 (0.78%) NetSuite
2 1 (0.39%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.39%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 11 (4.26%) Microsoft Azure
2 5 (1.94%) GitHub
3 4 (1.55%) Cloud Computing
4 2 (0.78%) Amazon AWS
4 2 (0.78%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (1.16%) HTTP
2 2 (0.78%) Skype
3 1 (0.39%) AMQP
3 1 (0.39%) LDAP
3 1 (0.39%) PuTTY
Database & Business Intelligence
1 99 (38.37%) SQL Server
2 33 (12.79%) MySQL
3 28 (10.85%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 27 (10.47%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 22 (8.53%) SQL Server 2005
6 15 (5.81%) Relational Database
7 9 (3.49%) RDBMS
8 8 (3.10%) Crystal Reports
9 4 (1.55%) NoSQL
10 3 (1.16%) SQL Server 2008
10 3 (1.16%) SQL Server 2012
10 3 (1.16%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 2 (0.78%) BusinessObjects
11 2 (0.78%) PostgreSQL
12 1 (0.39%) Data Warehouse
12 1 (0.39%) Event Store
12 1 (0.39%) MongoDB
12 1 (0.39%) MS Access
12 1 (0.39%) Riak
Development Applications
1 32 (12.40%) Visual Studio
2 18 (6.98%) Team Foundation Server
3 16 (6.20%) JIRA
4 14 (5.43%) Selenium
5 13 (5.04%) Jenkins
6 12 (4.65%) Git (software)
7 7 (2.71%) NUnit
7 7 (2.71%) Subversion
7 7 (2.71%) WebDriver
8 6 (2.33%) Octopus Deploy
9 5 (1.94%) Bugzilla
9 5 (1.94%) JUnit
9 5 (1.94%) Maven
9 5 (1.94%) SpecFlow
9 5 (1.94%) TeamCity
10 4 (1.55%) FogBugz
11 3 (1.16%) Cucumber
12 2 (0.78%) NetBeans
13 1 (0.39%) Ant
13 1 (0.39%) Firebug
General
1 25 (9.69%) Finance
2 9 (3.49%) Retail
3 5 (1.94%) Manufacturing
4 4 (1.55%) Legal
5 2 (0.78%) Banking
5 2 (0.78%) Games
5 2 (0.78%) Telecoms
6 1 (0.39%) Advertising
6 1 (0.39%) Electronics
6 1 (0.39%) Law
6 1 (0.39%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 186 (72.09%) .NET
2 129 (50.00%) ASP.NET
3 119 (46.12%) HTML
4 107 (41.47%) CSS
5 90 (34.88%) ASP.NET MVC
6 60 (23.26%) .NET Framework
7 59 (22.87%) jQuery
8 46 (17.83%) WCF
9 45 (17.44%) Web Services
10 41 (15.89%) AngularJS
10 41 (15.89%) ASP.NET Web API
11 39 (15.12%) HTML5
12 33 (12.79%) XML
13 29 (11.24%) Entity Framework
13 29 (11.24%) WinForms
14 25 (9.69%) Twitter Bootstrap
15 23 (8.91%) SOAP
16 19 (7.36%) LESS
17 18 (6.98%) REST
18 16 (6.20%) NHibernate
Miscellaneous
1 27 (10.47%) Computer Science
2 18 (6.98%) Greenfield Project
3 13 (5.04%) Enterprise Software
4 10 (3.88%) Analytical Skills
5 7 (2.71%) Mobile App
6 6 (2.33%) iPad
7 5 (1.94%) N-Tier
8 4 (1.55%) Client/Server
9 2 (0.78%) Management Information System
10 1 (0.39%) Algorithms
10 1 (0.39%) BBC
10 1 (0.39%) Data Centre
10 1 (0.39%) Data Protection Act
10 1 (0.39%) Replication
10 1 (0.39%) User Experience
10 1 (0.39%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 19 (7.36%) Linux
2 15 (5.81%) Windows
3 6 (2.33%) Apple iOS
4 4 (1.55%) Android
5 1 (0.39%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 150 (58.14%) MVC
2 118 (45.74%) Agile Software Development
3 47 (18.22%) Software Engineering
4 42 (16.28%) TDD
5 39 (15.12%) Scrum
6 31 (12.02%) OO
7 30 (11.63%) OOP
8 26 (10.08%) Web Development
9 19 (7.36%) Project Management
10 15 (5.81%) Mentoring
11 14 (5.43%) API Design
12 13 (5.04%) BDD
12 13 (5.04%) SDLC
13 11 (4.26%) ERP
13 11 (4.26%) Waterfall
14 10 (3.88%) Test Automation
15 7 (2.71%) Continuous Improvement
15 7 (2.71%) E-Commerce
15 7 (2.71%) SDET
15 7 (2.71%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 196 (75.97%) C#
2 123 (47.67%) JavaScript
3 95 (36.82%) SQL
4 44 (17.05%) Java
5 28 (10.85%) PHP
6 23 (8.91%) T-SQL
7 16 (6.20%) Ruby
8 14 (5.43%) PHP 7
9 12 (4.65%) VB.NET
10 11 (4.26%) Python
10 11 (4.26%) VB
11 9 (3.49%) Groovy
12 8 (3.10%) VB6
13 7 (2.71%) C++
13 7 (2.71%) Delphi
14 3 (1.16%) Objective-C
15 2 (0.78%) Apple Swift
15 2 (0.78%) OpenEdge ABL
15 2 (0.78%) PowerShell
15 2 (0.78%) Progress 4GL
Qualifications
1 46 (17.83%) Degree
2 3 (1.16%) Computer Science Degree
2 3 (1.16%) SC Cleared
2 3 (1.16%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (1.16%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 2 (0.78%) QA
System Software
1 2 (0.78%) Docker
1 2 (0.78%) Virtual Machines
2 1 (0.39%) Apache ZooKeeper
Systems Management
1 1 (0.39%) Grafana
1 1 (0.39%) HP Quality Center
1 1 (0.39%) Nagios
1 1 (0.39%) Opsview
1 1 (0.39%) Puppet
Vendors
1 51 (19.77%) Microsoft
2 8 (3.10%) SAP
3 5 (1.94%) Xamarin
4 4 (1.55%) Oracle
5 3 (1.16%) hybris
6 2 (0.78%) Progress
6 2 (0.78%) Telerik
7 1 (0.39%) EMC
7 1 (0.39%) Google
7 1 (0.39%) Kofax
7 1 (0.39%) Remedy
7 1 (0.39%) Sencha
7 1 (0.39%) Sitecore
7 1 (0.39%) Splunk
7 1 (0.39%) T-Plan
7 1 (0.39%) Zend
Leeds, West Yorkshire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Salary: Up to £25,000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Bradford, West Yorkshire
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £32000 - £40000 per annum + bens
Posted: 3 days ago
Wakefield, West Yorkshire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum + bens
Posted: 3 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £28000 - £32000 per annum + bens
Posted: 3 days ago
Huddersfield, West Yorkshire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + bens
Posted: 3 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
AWD Recruitment
Salary: £30,000 - £50,000 + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Leeds
Tectre Limited
Salary: £30,000 - £40,000 per year
Posted: 3 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
The Bridge Ltd
Salary: Up to £60,000 per annum plus benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Halifax, West Yorkshire
Erin Associates
Salary: From £35,000 to £40,000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Halifax, West Yorkshire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £25000 - £32000 per annum + bens
Posted: 3 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
ISL
Posted: 3 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £25000 - £50000 per annum + bens
Posted: 3 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Leidos
Posted: 5 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Hotfoot Recruitment
Salary: From £55,000 to £65,000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Leidos
Posted: 26 days ago