Period
to 11 December 2018

The median annual salary for a Backend Developer was £43,750 in advertised job vacancies in Yorkshire during the 6 months to 11 December 2018.

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
11 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 248 298 298
Rank change year-on-year +50 0 +52
Permanent jobs requiring a Backend Developer 29 16 25
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire 0.36% 0.16% 0.23%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.38% 0.17% 0.23%
Number of salaries quoted 26 15 28
Yorkshire median annual salary £43,750 £32,500 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +34.62% -7.14% -
10th Percentile £27,500 £28,950 £23,750
90th Percentile £52,500 £46,250 £45,000
England median annual salary £55,000 £55,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year - +22.22% -5.26%

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 7,697 9,552 10,761
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.87% 97.51% 97.93%
Number of salaries quoted 6,326 8,026 9,063
Yorkshire median annual salary £42,500 £42,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +1.19% +5.00% -
10th Percentile £25,000 £25,000 £24,079
90th Percentile £62,500 £60,000 £62,500
England median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year - +5.26% +1.06%

Backend Developer
Job Vacancy Trend in Yorkshire

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

Job vacancy trend for Backend Developer in Yorkshire

Backend Developer
Salary Trend in Yorkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Backend Developer in Yorkshire.

Salary trend for Backend Developer in Yorkshire

Backend Developer
Salary Histogram in Yorkshire

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Backend Developer in Yorkshire over the 6 months to 11 December 2018.

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 11 December 2018. 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
West Yorkshire +35 18 £45,000 +28.57% 4
North Yorkshire -11 5 £31,000 +1.64%
South Yorkshire - 3 £43,750 -
East Yorkshire - 2 £40,000 - 2
Backend Developer
England

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

For the 6 months to 11 December 2018, 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 24 (82.76%) JavaScript
2 21 (72.41%) Git (software)
3 16 (55.17%) HTML
3 16 (55.17%) MySQL
3 16 (55.17%) CSS
4 15 (51.72%) Node.js
5 13 (44.83%) PHP
6 12 (41.38%) Linux
6 12 (41.38%) Web Development
6 12 (41.38%) RESTful
7 10 (34.48%) MVC
8 9 (31.03%) HTML5
8 9 (31.03%) Amazon AWS
9 7 (24.14%) Computer Science Degree
9 7 (24.14%) API Development
9 7 (24.14%) Front End Development
9 7 (24.14%) nginx
9 7 (24.14%) Laravel
9 7 (24.14%) Degree
9 7 (24.14%) Computer Science
9 7 (24.14%) Zend
9 7 (24.14%) SOAP
9 7 (24.14%) Web Services
9 7 (24.14%) OO
10 6 (20.69%) E-Commerce
10 6 (20.69%) XML
10 6 (20.69%) Java
10 6 (20.69%) C#
10 6 (20.69%) .NET
10 6 (20.69%) Marketing

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 7 (24.14%) nginx
2 6 (20.69%) Elasticsearch
3 4 (13.79%) Apache
3 4 (13.79%) CMS
3 4 (13.79%) concrete5
3 4 (13.79%) ExpressionEngine
4 3 (10.34%) WordPress
5 1 (3.45%) Apache Solr
5 1 (3.45%) BizTalk Server
5 1 (3.45%) JBoss
Applications
1 1 (3.45%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 6 (20.69%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 9 (31.03%) Amazon AWS
2 5 (17.24%) GitHub
3 4 (13.79%) Amazon EC2
3 4 (13.79%) Amazon S3
3 4 (13.79%) npm
3 4 (13.79%) Sage Pay
4 3 (10.34%) SaaS
5 2 (6.90%) Apigee
6 1 (3.45%) AdWords
6 1 (3.45%) Google Analytics
6 1 (3.45%) Microsoft Azure
6 1 (3.45%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (13.79%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (55.17%) MySQL
2 6 (20.69%) MongoDB
3 5 (17.24%) NoSQL
4 4 (13.79%) CouchDB
4 4 (13.79%) Redis
5 3 (10.34%) SQL Server
5 3 (10.34%) SQL Server 2012
6 1 (3.45%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 21 (72.41%) Git (software)
2 4 (13.79%) Appcelerator Titanium
2 4 (13.79%) Bower
2 4 (13.79%) Subversion
3 3 (10.34%) git-flow
4 2 (6.90%) Cucumber
5 1 (3.45%) Jenkins
5 1 (3.45%) Mercurial
5 1 (3.45%) Visual Studio
General
1 6 (20.69%) Marketing
2 5 (17.24%) Games
3 4 (13.79%) Advertising
4 2 (6.90%) Banking
4 2 (6.90%) Finance
5 1 (3.45%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (55.17%) CSS
1 16 (55.17%) HTML
2 15 (51.72%) Node.js
3 12 (41.38%) RESTful
4 9 (31.03%) HTML5
5 7 (24.14%) Laravel
5 7 (24.14%) SOAP
5 7 (24.14%) Web Services
6 6 (20.69%) .NET
6 6 (20.69%) JSON
6 6 (20.69%) XML
7 5 (17.24%) AngularJS
7 5 (17.24%) CSS3
7 5 (17.24%) LEMP Stack
7 5 (17.24%) Sequelize
7 5 (17.24%) Socket.IO
7 5 (17.24%) Symfony
8 4 (13.79%) Apache Cordova
8 4 (13.79%) Ionic Framework
8 4 (13.79%) PhoneGap
Miscellaneous
1 6 (20.69%) Mobile App
1 6 (20.69%) Self-Motivation
2 5 (17.24%) Linux Command Line
3 3 (10.34%) e-Learning
4 2 (6.90%) User Experience
5 1 (3.45%) BBC
5 1 (3.45%) EFT
5 1 (3.45%) Learning Management System
5 1 (3.45%) Smartphone
5 1 (3.45%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 12 (41.38%) Linux
2 4 (13.79%) CentOS
3 2 (6.90%) Unix
4 1 (3.45%) Android
4 1 (3.45%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (41.38%) Web Development
2 10 (34.48%) MVC
3 7 (24.14%) API Development
3 7 (24.14%) Computer Science
3 7 (24.14%) Front End Development
3 7 (24.14%) OO
4 6 (20.69%) E-Commerce
5 5 (17.24%) Auto-Scaling
5 5 (17.24%) DevOps
6 4 (13.79%) Agile Software Development
6 4 (13.79%) Database Optimisation
6 4 (13.79%) Mobile Application Development
6 4 (13.79%) OO PHP
6 4 (13.79%) SEO
7 3 (10.34%) Online Marketing
7 3 (10.34%) OOP
7 3 (10.34%) Validation
8 2 (6.90%) API Design
8 2 (6.90%) Configuration Management
8 2 (6.90%) Open Source
Programming Languages
1 24 (82.76%) JavaScript
2 13 (44.83%) PHP
3 6 (20.69%) C#
3 6 (20.69%) Java
4 5 (17.24%) ES6
5 3 (10.34%) Python
5 3 (10.34%) SQL
6 2 (6.90%) PHP 5
6 2 (6.90%) Ruby
7 1 (3.45%) Objective-C
7 1 (3.45%) PHP 7
7 1 (3.45%) PowerShell
7 1 (3.45%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 7 (24.14%) Computer Science Degree
1 7 (24.14%) Degree
System Software
1 6 (20.69%) Docker
2 4 (13.79%) Varnish
Systems Management
1 2 (6.90%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 7 (24.14%) Zend
2 4 (13.79%) PayPal
2 4 (13.79%) Red Hat
3 3 (10.34%) Microsoft
4 2 (6.90%) Perforce
5 1 (3.45%) Google
5 1 (3.45%) Oracle
5 1 (3.45%) Xamarin