Period
to 25 May 2019

The median annual salary for a Backend Developer was £40,200 in advertised job vacancies in Yorkshire during the 6 months to 25 May 2019.

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
25 May 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 246 301 318
Rank change year-on-year +55 +17 +39
Permanent jobs requiring a Backend Developer 49 12 12
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire 0.65% 0.12% 0.11%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.67% 0.13% 0.12%
Number of salaries quoted 41 11 12
Yorkshire median annual salary £40,200 £41,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -1.95% +17.14% -28.21%
10th Percentile £30,000 £30,500 £24,375
90th Percentile £55,000 £46,250 £37,500
England median annual salary £53,750 £52,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year +2.38% +5.00% -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 7,318 9,505 10,357
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 97.29% 97.43% 97.72%
Number of salaries quoted 5,993 8,102 8,867
Yorkshire median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,350
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.33% +0.88%
10th Percentile £24,750 £26,250 £25,000
90th Percentile £62,500 £60,000 £60,000
England median annual salary £52,000 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year +4.00% +5.26% -

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 25 May 2019.

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 25 May 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
West Yorkshire +59 22 £35,000 -17.65% 3
North Yorkshire -23 18 £50,000 +21.95% 1
East Yorkshire - 5 £32,500 -
South Yorkshire 0 3 £35,000 -22.22% 2
Backend Developer
England

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

For the 6 months to 25 May 2019, 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 44 (89.80%) JavaScript
2 26 (53.06%) HTML
3 25 (51.02%) .NET
4 22 (44.90%) C#
5 21 (42.86%) Finance
5 21 (42.86%) Software Engineering
5 21 (42.86%) ASP.NET
6 20 (40.82%) SQL Server
6 20 (40.82%) SQL
6 20 (40.82%) MVC
7 19 (38.78%) jQuery
8 18 (36.73%) ASP.NET MVC
8 18 (36.73%) Node.js
8 18 (36.73%) IIS
9 16 (32.65%) Agile Software Development
10 15 (30.61%) CSS
10 15 (30.61%) Git (software)
11 14 (28.57%) REST
12 13 (26.53%) MongoDB
13 12 (24.49%) Magento
14 11 (22.45%) Serverless
15 7 (14.29%) RESTful
16 6 (12.24%) nginx
16 6 (12.24%) Docker
16 6 (12.24%) Elasticsearch
16 6 (12.24%) Web Development
16 6 (12.24%) OO
17 5 (10.20%) Linux
17 5 (10.20%) MySQL
17 5 (10.20%) PHP

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 18 (36.73%) IIS
2 6 (12.24%) Elasticsearch
2 6 (12.24%) nginx
3 3 (6.12%) CMS
3 3 (6.12%) Umbraco
4 2 (4.08%) Drupal
4 2 (4.08%) WordPress
5 1 (2.04%) Apache
5 1 (2.04%) concrete5
5 1 (2.04%) ExpressionEngine
5 1 (2.04%) JBoss
5 1 (2.04%) Jetty
5 1 (2.04%) Tomcat
Business Applications
1 12 (24.49%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 11 (22.45%) Serverless
2 5 (10.20%) Amazon AWS
3 3 (6.12%) Apigee
3 3 (6.12%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (2.04%) Amazon EC2
4 1 (2.04%) Amazon S3
4 1 (2.04%) GitHub
4 1 (2.04%) npm
4 1 (2.04%) SaaS
4 1 (2.04%) Sage Pay
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.04%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (40.82%) SQL Server
2 13 (26.53%) MongoDB
3 5 (10.20%) MySQL
4 2 (4.08%) Redis
5 1 (2.04%) CouchDB
5 1 (2.04%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 15 (30.61%) Git (software)
2 5 (10.20%) Subversion
3 4 (8.16%) gulp
4 3 (6.12%) Bitbucket
5 2 (4.08%) Cucumber
5 2 (4.08%) Visual Studio
6 1 (2.04%) Appcelerator Titanium
6 1 (2.04%) Bower
6 1 (2.04%) git-flow
6 1 (2.04%) JIRA
General
1 21 (42.86%) Finance
2 4 (8.16%) Marketing
3 3 (6.12%) Legal
4 2 (4.08%) Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 26 (53.06%) HTML
2 25 (51.02%) .NET
3 21 (42.86%) ASP.NET
4 19 (38.78%) jQuery
5 18 (36.73%) ASP.NET MVC
5 18 (36.73%) Node.js
6 15 (30.61%) CSS
7 14 (28.57%) REST
8 7 (14.29%) RESTful
9 5 (10.20%) Laravel
10 4 (8.16%) Sass
10 4 (8.16%) XML
11 3 (6.12%) JSON
11 3 (6.12%) OAuth
11 3 (6.12%) OAuth2
11 3 (6.12%) OpenID
11 3 (6.12%) SOAP
12 2 (4.08%) AngularJS
12 2 (4.08%) ASP.NET Core
12 2 (4.08%) Swagger
Miscellaneous
1 3 (6.12%) Mobile App
2 2 (4.08%) User Experience
3 1 (2.04%) BBC
3 1 (2.04%) e-Learning
3 1 (2.04%) Greenfield Project
3 1 (2.04%) Learning Management System
3 1 (2.04%) Self-Motivation
3 1 (2.04%) Smartphone
3 1 (2.04%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 5 (10.20%) Linux
2 1 (2.04%) CentOS
2 1 (2.04%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (42.86%) Software Engineering
2 20 (40.82%) MVC
3 16 (32.65%) Agile Software Development
4 6 (12.24%) OO
4 6 (12.24%) Web Development
5 5 (10.20%) API Development
5 5 (10.20%) Open Source
6 4 (8.16%) OOP
7 3 (6.12%) Scrum
8 2 (4.08%) API Design
8 2 (4.08%) Configuration Management
8 2 (4.08%) Customer-Centricity
8 2 (4.08%) DevOps
8 2 (4.08%) Front End Development
8 2 (4.08%) Mentoring
8 2 (4.08%) OO PHP
8 2 (4.08%) Regulatory Compliance
8 2 (4.08%) SDLC
9 1 (2.04%) Analytics
9 1 (2.04%) Database Optimisation
Programming Languages
1 44 (89.80%) JavaScript
2 22 (44.90%) C#
3 20 (40.82%) SQL
4 5 (10.20%) PHP
4 5 (10.20%) Ruby
5 4 (8.16%) Java
6 2 (4.08%) T-SQL
7 1 (2.04%) Java 8
System Software
1 6 (12.24%) Docker
2 1 (2.04%) Varnish
Systems Management
1 5 (10.20%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 4 (8.16%) Sitecore
2 2 (4.08%) Microsoft
2 2 (4.08%) Perforce
3 1 (2.04%) PayPal
3 1 (2.04%) Red Hat
3 1 (2.04%) Zend