Period
to 18 November 2019

The median annual salary for a Software Developer was £41,750 in advertised job vacancies in West Yorkshire during the 6 months to 18 November 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
18 Nov 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 46 90 103
Rank change year-on-year +44 +13 -31
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Developer 215 161 188
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in West Yorkshire 5.09% 2.98% 2.79%
As % of the Job Titles category 5.22% 3.08% 2.86%
Number of salaries quoted 180 127 156
West Yorkshire median annual salary £41,750 £40,200 £42,250
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.86% -4.85% +12.67%
10th Percentile £26,250 £29,170 £27,500
90th Percentile £57,500 £53,000 £52,500
Yorkshire median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

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 4,115 5,233 6,568
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 97.47% 96.93% 97.61%
Number of salaries quoted 3,429 4,331 5,539
West Yorkshire median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% - -
10th Percentile £26,250 £25,000 £26,250
90th Percentile £68,750 £62,303 £60,650
Yorkshire median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year +5.88% +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 18 November 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 18 November 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 +35 148 £45,000 +5.88% 33
Bradford +9 14 £40,000 +7.41% 1
Otley - 14 £35,000 -
Wetherby -5 13 £40,000 +35.59% 2
Wakefield +14 11 £37,500 -21.05% 6
Huddersfield 0 3 £42,500 -5.56% 3
Halifax +7 2 - - 1
Castleford 0 1 £45,000 +100.00%
Cleckheaton - 1 - -
Dewsbury - 1 £50,000 -
Software Developer
Yorkshire

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

For the 6 months to 18 November 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.

1 157 (73.02%) C#
2 134 (62.33%) .NET
3 126 (58.60%) Agile Software Development
4 101 (46.98%) JavaScript
4 101 (46.98%) MVC
5 80 (37.21%) ASP.NET
6 67 (31.16%) SQL Server
7 62 (28.84%) SQL
8 55 (25.58%) Azure
9 49 (22.79%) Spring
10 48 (22.33%) Microsoft
11 47 (21.86%) ASP.NET Web API
12 41 (19.07%) Java
13 40 (18.60%) PHP
14 38 (17.67%) DevOps
15 33 (15.35%) Software Engineering
16 32 (14.88%) AngularJS
16 32 (14.88%) ASP.NET MVC
16 32 (14.88%) IT Strategy
17 31 (14.42%) Python
18 30 (13.95%) TDD
19 29 (13.49%) jQuery
19 29 (13.49%) Git (software)
19 29 (13.49%) Mentoring
19 29 (13.49%) .NET Core
20 27 (12.56%) .NET Framework
20 27 (12.56%) CSS
20 27 (12.56%) HTML
21 26 (12.09%) Scrum
21 26 (12.09%) AWS

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 16 (7.44%) IIS
2 6 (2.79%) Apache Spark
2 6 (2.79%) CMS
3 4 (1.86%) Apache
4 3 (1.40%) WordPress
5 2 (0.93%) Elasticsearch
5 2 (0.93%) nginx
Applications
1 1 (0.47%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 5 (2.33%) Magento
2 1 (0.47%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 55 (25.58%) Azure
2 26 (12.09%) AWS
3 19 (8.84%) GCP
4 6 (2.79%) G Suite
4 6 (2.79%) Office 365
5 2 (0.93%) SaaS
5 2 (0.93%) Slack
6 1 (0.47%) Cloud Computing
6 1 (0.47%) Dynamics 365
6 1 (0.47%) GitHub
6 1 (0.47%) PaaS
6 1 (0.47%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 4 (1.86%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 67 (31.16%) SQL Server
2 21 (9.77%) MySQL
3 18 (8.37%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 13 (6.05%) MongoDB
5 12 (5.58%) Hadoop
6 9 (4.19%) NoSQL
6 9 (4.19%) PostgreSQL
7 8 (3.72%) Apache Cassandra
7 8 (3.72%) Redis
8 7 (3.26%) Riak
9 6 (2.79%) Flink
10 3 (1.40%) SQL Server 2016
11 2 (0.93%) Relational Database
12 1 (0.47%) RavenDB
Development Applications
1 29 (13.49%) Git (software)
2 22 (10.23%) Visual Studio
3 17 (7.91%) Octopus Deploy
4 13 (6.05%) Jenkins
4 13 (6.05%) Selenium
5 11 (5.12%) Cucumber
6 10 (4.65%) Appium
6 10 (4.65%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 10 (4.65%) Buildbot
6 10 (4.65%) Gatling
6 10 (4.65%) JMeter
6 10 (4.65%) NeoLoad
6 10 (4.65%) Ranorex
6 10 (4.65%) SoapUI
6 10 (4.65%) WATIR
6 10 (4.65%) WebLOAD
7 4 (1.86%) JIRA
7 4 (1.86%) Team Foundation Server
8 3 (1.40%) Mercurial
8 3 (1.40%) SpecFlow
General
1 14 (6.51%) Marketing
2 12 (5.58%) Finance
3 10 (4.65%) Retail
4 6 (2.79%) Online Betting
5 4 (1.86%) Manufacturing
5 4 (1.86%) Public Sector
6 3 (1.40%) Telecoms
7 2 (0.93%) Legal
8 1 (0.47%) Law
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 134 (62.33%) .NET
2 80 (37.21%) ASP.NET
3 49 (22.79%) Spring
4 47 (21.86%) ASP.NET Web API
5 32 (14.88%) AngularJS
5 32 (14.88%) ASP.NET MVC
6 29 (13.49%) .NET Core
6 29 (13.49%) jQuery
7 27 (12.56%) .NET Framework
7 27 (12.56%) CSS
7 27 (12.56%) HTML
8 26 (12.09%) Entity Framework
9 24 (11.16%) React
10 18 (8.37%) Web Services
11 13 (6.05%) LINQ
12 12 (5.58%) RabbitMQ
13 11 (5.12%) RESTful
14 9 (4.19%) Node.js
15 8 (3.72%) Kafka
15 8 (3.72%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 13 (6.05%) Greenfield Project
1 13 (6.05%) NHS
2 6 (2.79%) Mobile App
2 6 (2.79%) Self-Motivation
3 3 (1.40%) e-Learning
4 2 (0.93%) Algorithms
4 2 (0.93%) Data Structures
4 2 (0.93%) Digital Media
4 2 (0.93%) Internet of Things
5 1 (0.47%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (0.47%) Learning Management System
5 1 (0.47%) User Experience
5 1 (0.47%) Video\Live Streaming
Operating Systems
1 7 (3.26%) Linux
2 4 (1.86%) Android
3 3 (1.40%) Apple iOS
4 1 (0.47%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 126 (58.60%) Agile Software Development
2 101 (46.98%) MVC
3 38 (17.67%) DevOps
4 33 (15.35%) Software Engineering
5 32 (14.88%) IT Strategy
6 30 (13.95%) TDD
7 29 (13.49%) Mentoring
8 26 (12.09%) Scrum
9 22 (10.23%) Microservices
10 20 (9.30%) Continuous Integration
11 19 (8.84%) Problem-Solving
11 19 (8.84%) Process Improvement
11 19 (8.84%) Test Automation
12 18 (8.37%) BDD
13 17 (7.91%) SOA
14 15 (6.98%) SDLC
14 15 (6.98%) System Testing
15 14 (6.51%) Kanban
16 11 (5.12%) Computer Science
17 10 (4.65%) Software Testing
Programming Languages
1 157 (73.02%) C#
2 101 (46.98%) JavaScript
3 62 (28.84%) SQL
4 41 (19.07%) Java
5 40 (18.60%) PHP
6 31 (14.42%) Python
7 17 (7.91%) PowerShell
8 16 (7.44%) C
9 15 (6.98%) C++
10 11 (5.12%) Scala
10 11 (5.12%) VB
11 10 (4.65%) Ruby
12 8 (3.72%) VB.NET
13 6 (2.79%) T-SQL
14 4 (1.86%) Objective-C
15 3 (1.40%) Java 8
15 3 (1.40%) PHP 7
16 2 (0.93%) Go
16 2 (0.93%) Kotlin
16 2 (0.93%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 19 (8.84%) Degree
2 11 (5.12%) Computer Science Degree
3 6 (2.79%) Postgraduate
4 1 (0.47%) AWS Certification
4 1 (0.47%) MCP
4 1 (0.47%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (0.47%) Numerate Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 23 (10.70%) QA
System Software
1 19 (8.84%) Docker
Systems Management
1 17 (7.91%) Kubernetes
2 15 (6.98%) Ansible
3 12 (5.58%) Opscode Chef
3 12 (5.58%) Puppet
4 6 (2.79%) Terraform
Vendors
1 48 (22.33%) Microsoft
2 10 (4.65%) Google
3 4 (1.86%) OutSystems
3 4 (1.86%) UiPath
3 4 (1.86%) Xamarin
4 3 (1.40%) Zend
5 2 (0.93%) Oracle
5 2 (0.93%) Rackspace
6 1 (0.47%) PayPal