Period
to 21 July 2018

The median annual salary for a Software Developer was £42,500 in advertised job vacancies in Yorkshire during the 6 months to 21 July 2018.

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

Software Developer
England > Yorkshire
6 months to
21 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 75 68 85
Rank change year-on-year -7 +17 -8
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Developer 345 444 392
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire 3.58% 4.15% 3.29%
As % of the Job Titles category 3.69% 4.25% 3.36%
Number of salaries quoted 297 404 364
Yorkshire median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £36,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% +11.11% -4.00%
10th Percentile £29,170 £27,500 £27,000
90th Percentile £52,500 £62,500 £48,750
England median annual salary £45,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +12.50% - -

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 9,343 10,437 11,661
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 97.08% 97.62% 97.78%
Number of salaries quoted 7,872 8,897 9,741
Yorkshire median annual salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.41% +3.75% -
10th Percentile £25,750 £25,000 £25,000
90th Percentile £61,500 £60,500 £60,000
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year +5.26% - +5.56%

Software Developer
Job Vacancy Trend in Yorkshire

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

Job vacancy trend for Software Developer in Yorkshire

Software Developer
Salary Trend in Yorkshire

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

Salary trend for Software Developer in Yorkshire

Software Developer
Salary Histogram in Yorkshire

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Software Developer in Yorkshire over the 6 months to 21 July 2018.

Salary histogram for Software Developer in Yorkshire

Software 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 Software Developer within the Yorkshire region over the 6 months to 21 July 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 -2 220 £42,500 +13.33% 40
South Yorkshire -13 54 £36,250 -39.58% 12
North Yorkshire -19 47 £45,000 +12.50% 15
East Yorkshire +12 14 £45,000 +20.00% 8
Software Developer
England

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

For the 6 months to 21 July 2018, 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 Yorkshire region featuring Software Developer in the job title.

1 247 (71.59%) C#
2 210 (60.87%) .NET
3 195 (56.52%) JavaScript
4 163 (47.25%) MVC
5 150 (43.48%) Agile Software Development
6 124 (35.94%) ASP.NET
7 121 (35.07%) CSS
8 116 (33.62%) HTML
9 114 (33.04%) SQL
10 109 (31.59%) Java
11 90 (26.09%) Software Engineering
11 90 (26.09%) SQL Server
12 88 (25.51%) ASP.NET MVC
13 85 (24.64%) OO
14 84 (24.35%) jQuery
15 71 (20.58%) TDD
16 65 (18.84%) Test Automation
17 61 (17.68%) AngularJS
18 58 (16.81%) Finance
19 55 (15.94%) Git (software)
20 52 (15.07%) Microsoft
21 47 (13.62%) .NET Framework
22 42 (12.17%) Entity Framework
23 41 (11.88%) Scrum
24 40 (11.59%) React
24 40 (11.59%) Problem-Solving
25 38 (11.01%) SDLC
25 38 (11.01%) Python
26 37 (10.72%) Web Services
27 35 (10.14%) Web Development

Software 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 15 (4.35%) Tomcat
2 13 (3.77%) Elasticsearch
3 10 (2.90%) JBoss
3 10 (2.90%) WebLogic
4 8 (2.32%) Apache
4 8 (2.32%) Moodle
4 8 (2.32%) nginx
5 7 (2.03%) IIS
6 5 (1.45%) WordPress
7 4 (1.16%) Apache Solr
8 1 (0.29%) CMS
8 1 (0.29%) Confluence
8 1 (0.29%) Drupal
8 1 (0.29%) NServiceBus
8 1 (0.29%) SharePoint
8 1 (0.29%) SharePoint 2013
8 1 (0.29%) Umbraco
Applications
1 3 (0.87%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (0.29%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 2 (0.58%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 31 (8.99%) Microsoft Azure
2 25 (7.25%) Amazon AWS
3 10 (2.90%) FinancialForce
4 8 (2.32%) Office 365
5 7 (2.03%) G Suite
5 7 (2.03%) Slack
6 4 (1.16%) Serverless
7 2 (0.58%) Dynamics 365
7 2 (0.58%) Google Cloud Platform
7 2 (0.58%) NuGet
7 2 (0.58%) SaaS
8 1 (0.29%) Amazon EC2
8 1 (0.29%) GitHub
8 1 (0.29%) Sage Pay
8 1 (0.29%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 6 (1.74%) HTTP
2 4 (1.16%) MQTT
3 2 (0.58%) DNS
3 2 (0.58%) SMTP
4 1 (0.29%) AMQP
4 1 (0.29%) DLNA
4 1 (0.29%) Firewall
4 1 (0.29%) Internet
4 1 (0.29%) RFID
4 1 (0.29%) TCP/IP
4 1 (0.29%) UPnP
4 1 (0.29%) Wi-Fi
4 1 (0.29%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 90 (26.09%) SQL Server
2 32 (9.28%) MySQL
3 18 (5.22%) PostgreSQL
4 14 (4.06%) MongoDB
4 14 (4.06%) NoSQL
4 14 (4.06%) Redis
5 12 (3.48%) Relational Database
6 6 (1.74%) RDBMS
7 5 (1.45%) SQL Server 2012
8 2 (0.58%) Oracle Database
9 1 (0.29%) Couchbase
9 1 (0.29%) SQL Server 2008
9 1 (0.29%) SQL Server 2014
9 1 (0.29%) SQL Server 2016
9 1 (0.29%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 55 (15.94%) Git (software)
2 34 (9.86%) Cucumber
2 34 (9.86%) Selenium
2 34 (9.86%) Subversion
2 34 (9.86%) Visual Studio
3 28 (8.12%) Team Foundation Server
4 17 (4.93%) Jenkins
4 17 (4.93%) SpecFlow
5 13 (3.77%) WebDriver
6 12 (3.48%) JUnit
6 12 (3.48%) Mercurial
7 9 (2.61%) Jasmine
7 9 (2.61%) Mocha
7 9 (2.61%) Protractor
7 9 (2.61%) SoapUI
8 7 (2.03%) Appium
8 7 (2.03%) Buildbot
8 7 (2.03%) Gatling
8 7 (2.03%) NeoLoad
8 7 (2.03%) Ranorex
General
1 58 (16.81%) Finance
2 20 (5.80%) Retail
3 9 (2.61%) Marketing
4 4 (1.16%) Games
4 4 (1.16%) Legal
5 2 (0.58%) Electronics
6 1 (0.29%) Advertising
6 1 (0.29%) Automotive
6 1 (0.29%) Financial Institution
6 1 (0.29%) Law
6 1 (0.29%) Manufacturing
6 1 (0.29%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 210 (60.87%) .NET
2 124 (35.94%) ASP.NET
3 121 (35.07%) CSS
4 116 (33.62%) HTML
5 88 (25.51%) ASP.NET MVC
6 84 (24.35%) jQuery
7 61 (17.68%) AngularJS
8 47 (13.62%) .NET Framework
9 42 (12.17%) Entity Framework
10 40 (11.59%) React
11 37 (10.72%) Web Services
12 32 (9.28%) Node.js
13 31 (8.99%) HTML5
14 29 (8.41%) Spring
15 25 (7.25%) JSON
16 23 (6.67%) REST
17 20 (5.80%) RESTful
17 20 (5.80%) XML
18 18 (5.22%) ASP.NET Web API
19 17 (4.93%) .NET Core
Miscellaneous
1 29 (8.41%) Greenfield Project
2 24 (6.96%) Analytical Skills
3 15 (4.35%) Computer Science
4 14 (4.06%) NHS
5 12 (3.48%) Enterprise Software
6 9 (2.61%) User Experience
7 8 (2.32%) Xbox
8 4 (1.16%) Mobile App
9 2 (0.58%) Client/Server
9 2 (0.58%) Driving Licence
9 2 (0.58%) e-Learning
9 2 (0.58%) Learning Management System
9 2 (0.58%) Self-Motivation
10 1 (0.29%) Device Driver
10 1 (0.29%) Fintech
10 1 (0.29%) Life Science
10 1 (0.29%) MPEG
10 1 (0.29%) N-Tier
10 1 (0.29%) Robotics
10 1 (0.29%) Video\Live Streaming
Operating Systems
1 23 (6.67%) Linux
2 9 (2.61%) Windows
3 6 (1.74%) Android
4 4 (1.16%) Apple iOS
5 3 (0.87%) Unix
5 3 (0.87%) Windows Server
6 1 (0.29%) Embedded Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 163 (47.25%) MVC
2 150 (43.48%) Agile Software Development
3 90 (26.09%) Software Engineering
4 85 (24.64%) OO
5 71 (20.58%) TDD
6 65 (18.84%) Test Automation
7 41 (11.88%) Scrum
8 40 (11.59%) Problem-Solving
9 38 (11.01%) SDLC
10 35 (10.14%) Web Development
11 34 (9.86%) Unit Testing
12 31 (8.99%) Continuous Integration
12 31 (8.99%) Mentoring
13 29 (8.41%) SDET
14 27 (7.83%) OOP
15 23 (6.67%) BDD
16 15 (4.35%) Microservices
17 13 (3.77%) Continuous Improvement
17 13 (3.77%) DevOps
18 12 (3.48%) Kanban
Programming Languages
1 247 (71.59%) C#
2 195 (56.52%) JavaScript
3 114 (33.04%) SQL
4 109 (31.59%) Java
5 38 (11.01%) Python
6 32 (9.28%) C++
7 27 (7.83%) PHP
8 25 (7.25%) VB.NET
9 23 (6.67%) Ruby
10 16 (4.64%) T-SQL
11 10 (2.90%) C
11 10 (2.90%) Perl
12 9 (2.61%) TypeScript
13 7 (2.03%) Scala
14 6 (1.74%) Apex Code
15 5 (1.45%) Pascal
16 4 (1.16%) Groovy
16 4 (1.16%) Java 8
16 4 (1.16%) PowerShell
17 2 (0.58%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 30 (8.70%) Degree
2 4 (1.16%) MCSD
2 4 (1.16%) Microsoft Certification
3 2 (0.58%) Computer Science Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (4.06%) QA
System Software
1 13 (3.77%) Docker
2 4 (1.16%) Apache ZooKeeper
Systems Management
1 12 (3.48%) Ansible
2 7 (2.03%) Terraform
3 5 (1.45%) Grafana
3 5 (1.45%) Rancher
4 2 (0.58%) Single Sign-On
5 1 (0.29%) Opscode Chef
5 1 (0.29%) SmoothWall
5 1 (0.29%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 52 (15.07%) Microsoft
2 28 (8.12%) Oracle
3 23 (6.67%) Salesforce.com
4 16 (4.64%) Google
5 8 (2.32%) Blackboard
6 6 (1.74%) Twitter
7 4 (1.16%) Xamarin
8 3 (0.87%) MuleSoft
8 3 (0.87%) webMethods
9 2 (0.58%) Capita
9 2 (0.58%) Zend
10 1 (0.29%) Facebook
10 1 (0.29%) Nintex
10 1 (0.29%) SAP
10 1 (0.29%) Telerik
10 1 (0.29%) WorldPay