Period
to 20 June 2021

The median annual salary for a Backend Developer was £43,000 in advertised job vacancies in Yorkshire during the 6 months to 20 June 2021.

The first table below provides salary benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to same period in the previous 2 years.

Backend Developer
England > Yorkshire
6 months to
20 Jun 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 201 193 274
Rank change year-on-year -8 +81 +23
Permanent jobs requiring a Backend Developer 43 8 46
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in Yorkshire 0.75% 0.19% 0.60%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.80% 0.20% 0.62%
Number of salaries quoted 39 8 42
10th Percentile " £33,425 "
25th Percentile £40,500 £35,938 £30,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £43,000 £45,000 £50,000
Median % change year-on-year -4.44% -10.00% +21.95%
75th Percentile £47,500 £47,500 £55,000
90th Percentile £52,000 £51,250 "
England median annual salary £57,500 £55,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year +4.55% - +4.76%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in 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
Yorkshire
Permanent vacancies in Yorkshire with a recognized job title 5,371 3,965 7,434
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.11% 96.00% 97.48%
Number of salaries quoted 4,284 3,423 6,092
10th Percentile £27,820 £27,500 £24,000
25th Percentile £36,250 £35,000 £31,750
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £47,500 £45,000 £42,500
Median % change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% -
75th Percentile £60,313 £57,500 £53,750
90th Percentile £70,000 £67,500 £62,500
England median annual salary £55,000 £55,000 £52,000
% change year-on-year - +5.77% +4.00%

Backend Developer
Job Vacancy Trend in Yorkshire

Job postings that featured Backend Developer in the job title as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire.

Job vacancy trend for Backend Developer in Yorkshire

Backend Developer
Salary Trend in Yorkshire

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing Backend Developer in Yorkshire.

Salary trend for Backend Developer in Yorkshire

Backend Developer
Salary Histogram in Yorkshire

Salary distribution for jobs citing Backend Developer in Yorkshire over the 6 months to 20 June 2021.

Salary histogram for Backend Developer in Yorkshire

Backend Developer
Job Locations in Yorkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Backend Developer within the Yorkshire region over the 6 months to 20 June 2021. 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
South Yorkshire - 21 £43,000 -
West Yorkshire -11 14 £45,000 -5.26% 7
North Yorkshire -4 5 £45,000 - 1
East Yorkshire - 1 £45,000 -
Backend Developer
England

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

For the 6 months to 20 June 2021, Backend 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 Yorkshire region featuring Backend Developer in the job title.

1 33 (76.74%) PHP
2 31 (72.09%) MySQL
3 30 (69.77%) Laravel
4 27 (62.79%) Agile Software Development
5 25 (58.14%) Docker
6 24 (55.81%) API Integration
7 23 (53.49%) RESTful
7 23 (53.49%) OO
8 22 (51.16%) OOP
8 22 (51.16%) Social Skills
9 21 (48.84%) Symfony
9 21 (48.84%) Internet
10 20 (46.51%) Project Management
10 20 (46.51%) SOAP
10 20 (46.51%) PHPUnit
10 20 (46.51%) Kubernetes
10 20 (46.51%) API Design
10 20 (46.51%) Influencing Skills
10 20 (46.51%) Innovative Thinking
11 8 (18.60%) MVC
12 6 (13.95%) .NET
12 6 (13.95%) C#
13 5 (11.63%) Git (software)
13 5 (11.63%) AWS
14 4 (9.30%) Azure
14 4 (9.30%) DevOps
14 4 (9.30%) JavaScript
14 4 (9.30%) SQL Server
15 3 (6.98%) CSS
15 3 (6.98%) HTML

Backend Developer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in 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 2 (4.65%) Elasticsearch
1 2 (4.65%) Kentico
1 2 (4.65%) nginx
1 2 (4.65%) Umbraco
2 1 (2.33%) FormScape
2 1 (2.33%) WebSphere
2 1 (2.33%) WordPress
Applications
1 1 (2.33%) EngageOne
1 1 (2.33%) PrintSoft PReS
Business Applications
1 3 (6.98%) Magento
2 1 (2.33%) PlanetPress Connect
2 1 (2.33%) Shopify
Cloud Services
1 5 (11.63%) AWS
2 4 (9.30%) Azure
3 2 (4.65%) GitHub
4 1 (2.33%) Cloudflare
4 1 (2.33%) Google Analytics
4 1 (2.33%) Google Tag Manager
4 1 (2.33%) npm
Communications & Networking
1 21 (48.84%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 31 (72.09%) MySQL
2 4 (9.30%) SQL Server
3 1 (2.33%) MongoDB
3 1 (2.33%) PostgreSQL
3 1 (2.33%) Redis
Development Applications
1 20 (46.51%) PHPUnit
2 5 (11.63%) Git (software)
3 2 (4.65%) git-flow
4 1 (2.33%) GitLab
4 1 (2.33%) Grunt
4 1 (2.33%) gulp
4 1 (2.33%) Visual Studio
4 1 (2.33%) webpack
4 1 (2.33%) Xdebug
General
1 22 (51.16%) Social Skills
2 20 (46.51%) Influencing Skills
3 3 (6.98%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (4.65%) Law
5 1 (2.33%) Legal
5 1 (2.33%) Marketing
5 1 (2.33%) Public Sector
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 30 (69.77%) Laravel
2 23 (53.49%) RESTful
3 21 (48.84%) Symfony
4 20 (46.51%) SOAP
5 6 (13.95%) .NET
6 3 (6.98%) .NET Core
6 3 (6.98%) AngularJS
6 3 (6.98%) CSS
6 3 (6.98%) GraphQL
6 3 (6.98%) HTML
6 3 (6.98%) RabbitMQ
6 3 (6.98%) Vue.js
7 2 (4.65%) ASP.NET
7 2 (4.65%) ASP.NET MVC
7 2 (4.65%) LESS
7 2 (4.65%) Node.js
8 1 (2.33%) HTML5
8 1 (2.33%) jQuery
8 1 (2.33%) Web Services
8 1 (2.33%) WebSphere MQ
Miscellaneous
1 2 (4.65%) User Experience
2 1 (2.33%) Animation
2 1 (2.33%) Data Structures
2 1 (2.33%) Mobile Payment
Operating Systems
1 1 (2.33%) Linux
1 1 (2.33%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (62.79%) Agile Software Development
2 24 (55.81%) API Integration
3 23 (53.49%) OO
4 22 (51.16%) OOP
5 20 (46.51%) API Design
5 20 (46.51%) Innovative Thinking
5 20 (46.51%) Project Management
6 8 (18.60%) MVC
7 4 (9.30%) DevOps
8 3 (6.98%) Front End Development
8 3 (6.98%) Mentoring
8 3 (6.98%) Pair Programming
8 3 (6.98%) Problem-Solving
8 3 (6.98%) SOLID
9 2 (4.65%) Content Management
9 2 (4.65%) SDLC
9 2 (4.65%) TDD
9 2 (4.65%) Test Automation
10 1 (2.33%) Continuous Improvement
10 1 (2.33%) Open Source
Programming Languages
1 33 (76.74%) PHP
2 6 (13.95%) C#
3 4 (9.30%) JavaScript
4 3 (6.98%) Java
4 3 (6.98%) SQL
5 2 (4.65%) Python
6 1 (2.33%) Go
6 1 (2.33%) PHP 7
6 1 (2.33%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 1 (2.33%) Computer Science Degree
1 1 (2.33%) Degree
System Software
1 25 (58.14%) Docker
2 1 (2.33%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 20 (46.51%) Kubernetes
2 1 (2.33%) Puppet
2 1 (2.33%) Terraform
Vendors
1 2 (4.65%) Sitecore
2 1 (2.33%) Google
2 1 (2.33%) IBM
2 1 (2.33%) New Relic
2 1 (2.33%) Oracle
2 1 (2.33%) Zend