Period
to 17 November 2017

The median annual salary for a Software Developer was £42,000 in advertised job vacancies in West Yorkshire during the 6 months to 17 November 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
6 months to
17 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 99 72 113
Rank change year-on-year -27 +41 -35
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Developer 189 283 241
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in West Yorkshire 2.79% 3.68% 2.59%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.86% 3.75% 2.65%
Number of salaries quoted 157 293 229
West Yorkshire median annual salary £42,000 £37,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +12.00% - +7.14%
10th Percentile £27,500 £28,250 £25,500
90th Percentile £52,500 £55,000 £50,000
Yorkshire median annual salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year +6.67% - +7.14%

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 6605 7543 9095
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 97.38% 98.11% 97.80%
Number of salaries quoted 5568 6507 7348
West Yorkshire median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +6.25% -
10th Percentile £26,250 £26,000 £25,220
90th Percentile £60,250 £63,600 £60,000
Yorkshire median annual salary £41,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +2.50% - +6.67%

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 17 November 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 6 months to 17 November 2017. 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 -22 106 £40,000 +14.29% 9
Bradford +6 32 £42,500 +21.43%
Halifax +14 22 £50,000 - 2
Wakefield -5 9 £37,000 +13.85% 1
Wetherby +6 3 £45,000 +28.57%
Otley -1 3 £37,500 -11.76%
Ilkley -3 3 £40,000 +14.29%
Pudsey - 3 £35,000 - 1
Castleford +3 1 £45,000 +28.57% 2
Huddersfield -12 1 £35,000 -
Bingley - 1 £50,000 -
Software Developer
Yorkshire

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

For the 6 months to 17 November 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.

1 147 (77.78%) C#
2 145 (76.72%) .NET
3 108 (57.14%) SQL
4 88 (46.56%) ASP.NET
4 88 (46.56%) MVC
4 88 (46.56%) Agile Software Development
5 81 (42.86%) JavaScript
6 66 (34.92%) SQL Server
7 64 (33.86%) HTML
8 58 (30.69%) CSS
9 49 (25.93%) ASP.NET MVC
10 45 (23.81%) Software Engineering
11 41 (21.69%) Microsoft
12 38 (20.11%) Visual Studio
13 35 (18.52%) OO
13 35 (18.52%) .NET Framework
14 34 (17.99%) jQuery
14 34 (17.99%) Web Services
15 33 (17.46%) TDD
15 33 (17.46%) SDLC
16 32 (16.93%) Java
17 30 (15.87%) Scrum
17 30 (15.87%) Greenfield Project
18 27 (14.29%) Finance
18 27 (14.29%) T-SQL
19 26 (13.76%) Degree
20 24 (12.70%) Mentoring
21 23 (12.17%) Twitter Bootstrap
21 23 (12.17%) WCF
22 21 (11.11%) REST

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 (5.29%) Tomcat
2 9 (4.76%) Confluence
3 7 (3.70%) Apache
4 6 (3.17%) JBoss
4 6 (3.17%) WebLogic
5 5 (2.65%) Apache Spark
6 4 (2.12%) Jetty
6 4 (2.12%) SharePoint
6 4 (2.12%) SharePoint 2013
7 2 (1.06%) OpenEdge
8 1 (0.53%) BizTalk Server
8 1 (0.53%) CMS
8 1 (0.53%) SAS
8 1 (0.53%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 7 (3.70%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (0.53%) NetSuite
Cloud Services
1 15 (7.94%) Microsoft Azure
2 5 (2.65%) Google Cloud Platform
3 2 (1.06%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (1.06%) GitHub
4 1 (0.53%) G Suite
4 1 (0.53%) IaaS
4 1 (0.53%) Office 365
4 1 (0.53%) PaaS
4 1 (0.53%) SaaS
4 1 (0.53%) Slack
Communications & Networking
1 2 (1.06%) PPP
1 2 (1.06%) Skype
2 1 (0.53%) DNS
2 1 (0.53%) HTTP
2 1 (0.53%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 66 (34.92%) SQL Server
2 10 (5.29%) NoSQL
3 9 (4.76%) Riak
3 9 (4.76%) SQL Server 2008
3 9 (4.76%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 8 (4.23%) Relational Database
4 8 (4.23%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 6 (3.17%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 5 (2.65%) Event Store
6 5 (2.65%) MongoDB
6 5 (2.65%) MySQL
6 5 (2.65%) Oracle Database
6 5 (2.65%) Oracle Database 11g
6 5 (2.65%) Oracle Database 12c
6 5 (2.65%) Spatial Data
7 4 (2.12%) Couchbase
7 4 (2.12%) Hadoop
7 4 (2.12%) Redis
7 4 (2.12%) SQL Server 2014
8 2 (1.06%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 38 (20.11%) Visual Studio
2 19 (10.05%) Subversion
2 19 (10.05%) Team Foundation Server
3 17 (8.99%) Selenium
4 14 (7.41%) Jenkins
4 14 (7.41%) JIRA
4 14 (7.41%) SpecFlow
5 13 (6.88%) TeamCity
6 10 (5.29%) WebDriver
7 9 (4.76%) Octopus Deploy
8 7 (3.70%) Git (software)
9 6 (3.17%) Cucumber
10 4 (2.12%) Bugzilla
10 4 (2.12%) FogBugz
10 4 (2.12%) JUnit
10 4 (2.12%) Maven
10 4 (2.12%) Mercurial
10 4 (2.12%) MSTest
10 4 (2.12%) NUnit
10 4 (2.12%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 27 (14.29%) Finance
2 8 (4.23%) Manufacturing
2 8 (4.23%) Retail
3 7 (3.70%) Games
4 3 (1.59%) Advertising
4 3 (1.59%) Pharmaceutical
5 2 (1.06%) Banking
6 1 (0.53%) Electronics
6 1 (0.53%) Marketing
6 1 (0.53%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 145 (76.72%) .NET
2 88 (46.56%) ASP.NET
3 64 (33.86%) HTML
4 58 (30.69%) CSS
5 49 (25.93%) ASP.NET MVC
6 35 (18.52%) .NET Framework
7 34 (17.99%) jQuery
7 34 (17.99%) Web Services
8 23 (12.17%) Twitter Bootstrap
8 23 (12.17%) WCF
9 21 (11.11%) REST
10 20 (10.58%) WinForms
11 18 (9.52%) AngularJS
12 16 (8.47%) WPF
13 15 (7.94%) ASP.NET Web API
13 15 (7.94%) SOAP
14 14 (7.41%) Entity Framework
15 11 (5.82%) XML
16 9 (4.76%) Ajax
16 9 (4.76%) KnockoutJS
Miscellaneous
1 30 (15.87%) Greenfield Project
2 21 (11.11%) Enterprise Software
3 16 (8.47%) Analytical Skills
4 6 (3.17%) Computer Science
4 6 (3.17%) Mobile App
4 6 (3.17%) User Experience
5 5 (2.65%) Driving Licence
6 4 (2.12%) Public Cloud
7 3 (1.59%) NHS
8 2 (1.06%) Client/Server
8 2 (1.06%) Life Science
8 2 (1.06%) Video\Live Streaming
9 1 (0.53%) Algorithms
9 1 (0.53%) Data Centre
9 1 (0.53%) Hybrid Cloud
9 1 (0.53%) iPhone
9 1 (0.53%) N-Tier
9 1 (0.53%) PKI
9 1 (0.53%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 13 (6.88%) Windows
2 7 (3.70%) Unix
3 4 (2.12%) Linux
3 4 (2.12%) Windows Phone
3 4 (2.12%) Windows Phone 8
4 2 (1.06%) Android
4 2 (1.06%) Apple iOS
5 1 (0.53%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (0.53%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 88 (46.56%) Agile Software Development
1 88 (46.56%) MVC
2 45 (23.81%) Software Engineering
3 35 (18.52%) OO
4 33 (17.46%) SDLC
4 33 (17.46%) TDD
5 30 (15.87%) Scrum
6 24 (12.70%) Mentoring
7 20 (10.58%) Waterfall
8 17 (8.99%) Test Automation
9 16 (8.47%) SOA
10 15 (7.94%) Continuous Integration
10 15 (7.94%) Web Development
11 14 (7.41%) OOP
12 11 (5.82%) Coaching
13 10 (5.29%) Sequence Diagram
13 10 (5.29%) UML
14 8 (4.23%) BDD
14 8 (4.23%) Logistics
15 7 (3.70%) SDET
Programming Languages
1 147 (77.78%) C#
2 108 (57.14%) SQL
3 81 (42.86%) JavaScript
4 32 (16.93%) Java
5 27 (14.29%) T-SQL
6 12 (6.35%) Python
7 8 (4.23%) PL/SQL
8 7 (3.70%) VBA
9 6 (3.17%) PHP
10 5 (2.65%) Ruby
10 5 (2.65%) VB.NET
11 4 (2.12%) C++
12 3 (1.59%) COBOL
12 3 (1.59%) LINC
12 3 (1.59%) PowerShell
12 3 (1.59%) VB
13 2 (1.06%) C
14 1 (0.53%) Progress 4GL
14 1 (0.53%) Scala
14 1 (0.53%) VB6
Qualifications
1 26 (13.76%) Degree
2 3 (1.59%) Computer Science Degree
3 1 (0.53%) SC Cleared
3 1 (0.53%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (2.12%) QA
System Software
1 7 (3.70%) Docker
2 1 (0.53%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 5 (2.65%) Grafana
1 5 (2.65%) Puppet
Vendors
1 41 (21.69%) Microsoft
2 8 (4.23%) Google
2 8 (4.23%) Oracle
3 6 (3.17%) SAP
4 5 (2.65%) Splunk
5 4 (2.12%) Twitter
6 2 (1.06%) Progress
7 1 (0.53%) Autodesk
7 1 (0.53%) Red Hat
7 1 (0.53%) Sitecore
7 1 (0.53%) webMethods
7 1 (0.53%) Xamarin