Period
to 21 November 2018

The median annual salary for a Software Developer was £40,000 in advertised job vacancies in Yorkshire during the 6 months to 21 November 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 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 83 71 72
Rank change year-on-year -12 +1 +52
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Developer 285 348 396
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire 3.38% 3.52% 3.56%
As % of the Job Titles category 3.49% 3.61% 3.64%
Number of salaries quoted 232 298 395
Yorkshire median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +6.67% -
10th Percentile £25,763 £26,250 £27,500
90th Percentile £52,500 £52,500 £55,000
England median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% -

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 8,158 9,650 10,890
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.84% 97.51% 97.97%
Number of salaries quoted 6,693 8,105 9,208
Yorkshire median annual salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.41% +3.75% -
10th Percentile £25,000 £25,000 £24,500
90th Percentile £61,250 £60,000 £62,500
England median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year - +5.26% +2.70%

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 November 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 November 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 +6 161 £40,200 -5.41% 52
South Yorkshire -18 60 £37,500 -6.25% 23
North Yorkshire -28 37 £45,000 +12.50% 15
East Yorkshire +7 20 £32,500 -3.70% 6
Software Developer
England

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

For the 6 months to 21 November 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.

1 217 (76.14%) C#
2 183 (64.21%) .NET
3 131 (45.96%) JavaScript
4 126 (44.21%) Agile Software Development
5 121 (42.46%) SQL
6 100 (35.09%) MVC
7 96 (33.68%) HTML
8 91 (31.93%) ASP.NET
9 89 (31.23%) CSS
10 83 (29.12%) Java
11 77 (27.02%) SQL Server
12 75 (26.32%) Microsoft
13 67 (23.51%) Software Engineering
14 66 (23.16%) TDD
15 64 (22.46%) .NET Framework
16 50 (17.54%) Finance
16 50 (17.54%) OO
17 49 (17.19%) ASP.NET MVC
18 47 (16.49%) Test Automation
19 46 (16.14%) jQuery
20 44 (15.44%) Degree
20 44 (15.44%) Scrum
21 43 (15.09%) Mentoring
22 42 (14.74%) C++
23 41 (14.39%) AngularJS
24 40 (14.04%) Entity Framework
24 40 (14.04%) Continuous Integration
25 38 (13.33%) Git (software)
26 36 (12.63%) Python
27 33 (11.58%) OOP

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 18 (6.32%) Elasticsearch
1 18 (6.32%) nginx
2 11 (3.86%) IIS
3 8 (2.81%) Tomcat
4 7 (2.46%) NServiceBus
5 5 (1.75%) CMS
5 5 (1.75%) Umbraco
6 3 (1.05%) Apache
6 3 (1.05%) WebLogic
7 2 (0.70%) JBoss
8 1 (0.35%) Drupal
8 1 (0.35%) Jetty
8 1 (0.35%) Kentico
8 1 (0.35%) Oracle SOA Suite
8 1 (0.35%) SharePoint
8 1 (0.35%) WordPress
Applications
1 1 (0.35%) Microsoft Office
1 1 (0.35%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 3 (1.05%) Visualfiles
2 1 (0.35%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 24 (8.42%) Microsoft Azure
2 14 (4.91%) Amazon AWS
3 10 (3.51%) G Suite
3 10 (3.51%) Office 365
4 6 (2.11%) FinancialForce
5 2 (0.70%) GitHub
5 2 (0.70%) NuGet
5 2 (0.70%) PaaS
5 2 (0.70%) SaaS
6 1 (0.35%) Adobe Analytics
6 1 (0.35%) Amazon EC2
6 1 (0.35%) Apigee
6 1 (0.35%) Cloud Computing
6 1 (0.35%) Sage Pay
6 1 (0.35%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 6 (2.11%) HTTP
2 4 (1.40%) SMS
3 3 (1.05%) TCP/IP
4 2 (0.70%) DNS
4 2 (0.70%) MQTT
4 2 (0.70%) Remote Desktop
4 2 (0.70%) SMTP
4 2 (0.70%) VPN
5 1 (0.35%) DLNA
5 1 (0.35%) Internet
5 1 (0.35%) RFID
5 1 (0.35%) UPnP
5 1 (0.35%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 77 (27.02%) SQL Server
2 20 (7.02%) NoSQL
3 19 (6.67%) PostgreSQL
4 17 (5.96%) MySQL
5 15 (5.26%) Redis
6 13 (4.56%) SQL Server 2012
7 12 (4.21%) Relational Database
8 6 (2.11%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 5 (1.75%) RDBMS
10 4 (1.40%) Couchbase
10 4 (1.40%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 3 (1.05%) SQL Server 2014
12 2 (0.70%) MongoDB
12 2 (0.70%) Oracle Database
12 2 (0.70%) SQL Server Analysis Services
13 1 (0.35%) Data Warehouse
13 1 (0.35%) DTS
13 1 (0.35%) Hazelcast
13 1 (0.35%) RavenDB
13 1 (0.35%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 38 (13.33%) Git (software)
2 27 (9.47%) Jenkins
3 20 (7.02%) Team Foundation Server
4 19 (6.67%) Subversion
4 19 (6.67%) Visual Studio
5 17 (5.96%) Selenium
6 15 (5.26%) Cucumber
7 14 (4.91%) Mercurial
8 11 (3.86%) SoapUI
9 10 (3.51%) Appium
9 10 (3.51%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 10 (3.51%) Buildbot
9 10 (3.51%) Gatling
9 10 (3.51%) JMeter
9 10 (3.51%) NeoLoad
9 10 (3.51%) Ranorex
9 10 (3.51%) WATIR
9 10 (3.51%) WebLOAD
10 5 (1.75%) JIRA
10 5 (1.75%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 50 (17.54%) Finance
2 28 (9.82%) Retail
3 12 (4.21%) Games
4 10 (3.51%) Manufacturing
5 6 (2.11%) Legal
5 6 (2.11%) Marketing
6 5 (1.75%) Automotive
6 5 (1.75%) Telecoms
7 3 (1.05%) Banking
8 1 (0.35%) Advertising
8 1 (0.35%) Back Office
8 1 (0.35%) Electronics
8 1 (0.35%) Law
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 183 (64.21%) .NET
2 96 (33.68%) HTML
3 91 (31.93%) ASP.NET
4 89 (31.23%) CSS
5 64 (22.46%) .NET Framework
6 49 (17.19%) ASP.NET MVC
7 46 (16.14%) jQuery
8 41 (14.39%) AngularJS
9 40 (14.04%) Entity Framework
10 30 (10.53%) Web Services
11 27 (9.47%) React
12 24 (8.42%) ASP.NET Web API
13 21 (7.37%) HTML5
14 20 (7.02%) XML
15 18 (6.32%) Node.js
15 18 (6.32%) WCF
16 15 (5.26%) RabbitMQ
17 13 (4.56%) REST
18 12 (4.21%) .NET Core
19 10 (3.51%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 32 (11.23%) Greenfield Project
2 25 (8.77%) Computer Science
3 19 (6.67%) Analytical Skills
4 12 (4.21%) Mobile App
5 11 (3.86%) NHS
6 10 (3.51%) Enterprise Software
7 7 (2.46%) User Experience
8 4 (1.40%) Fintech
8 4 (1.40%) Self-Motivation
9 3 (1.05%) Xbox
10 2 (0.70%) Client/Server
10 2 (0.70%) Learning Management System
10 2 (0.70%) Social Media
11 1 (0.35%) Blog
11 1 (0.35%) Data Structures
11 1 (0.35%) Driving Licence
11 1 (0.35%) Life Science
11 1 (0.35%) MPEG
11 1 (0.35%) Robotics
Operating Systems
1 22 (7.72%) Windows
2 20 (7.02%) Android
3 18 (6.32%) Apple iOS
4 13 (4.56%) Linux
5 7 (2.46%) Windows Server
6 1 (0.35%) Embedded Linux
6 1 (0.35%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 126 (44.21%) Agile Software Development
2 100 (35.09%) MVC
3 67 (23.51%) Software Engineering
4 66 (23.16%) TDD
5 50 (17.54%) OO
6 47 (16.49%) Test Automation
7 44 (15.44%) Scrum
8 43 (15.09%) Mentoring
9 40 (14.04%) Continuous Integration
10 33 (11.58%) OOP
11 27 (9.47%) SDLC
12 23 (8.07%) DevOps
12 23 (8.07%) Unit Testing
13 21 (7.37%) Web Development
14 20 (7.02%) BDD
14 20 (7.02%) Problem-Solving
15 18 (6.32%) Project Management
15 18 (6.32%) Software Testing
16 17 (5.96%) Microservices
17 16 (5.61%) SDET
Programming Languages
1 217 (76.14%) C#
2 131 (45.96%) JavaScript
3 121 (42.46%) SQL
4 83 (29.12%) Java
5 42 (14.74%) C++
6 36 (12.63%) Python
7 23 (8.07%) PHP
8 18 (6.32%) T-SQL
9 15 (5.26%) Ruby
10 12 (4.21%) C
11 11 (3.86%) VB.NET
12 10 (3.51%) Scala
12 10 (3.51%) TypeScript
13 5 (1.75%) PowerShell
14 4 (1.40%) Objective-C
15 2 (0.70%) Delphi
15 2 (0.70%) Perl
15 2 (0.70%) VB
16 1 (0.35%) Embedded C++
16 1 (0.35%) Go
Qualifications
1 44 (15.44%) Degree
2 9 (3.16%) Microsoft Certification
3 5 (1.75%) Computer Science Degree
3 5 (1.75%) MCSD
4 2 (0.70%) DBS Check
5 1 (0.35%) Master's Degree
5 1 (0.35%) Numerate Degree
5 1 (0.35%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 19 (6.67%) QA
System Software
1 5 (1.75%) Docker
Systems Management
1 16 (5.61%) Ansible
2 4 (1.40%) Terraform
3 2 (0.70%) Rancher
3 2 (0.70%) Single Sign-On
4 1 (0.35%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 75 (26.32%) Microsoft
2 14 (4.91%) Google
2 14 (4.91%) Oracle
3 12 (4.21%) Xamarin
4 5 (1.75%) Salesforce.com
5 3 (1.05%) MuleSoft
5 3 (1.05%) webMethods
6 2 (0.70%) LexisNexis
6 2 (0.70%) Twitter
6 2 (0.70%) Zend
7 1 (0.35%) Adobe
7 1 (0.35%) Apple
7 1 (0.35%) Dell
7 1 (0.35%) Facebook
7 1 (0.35%) Perforce
7 1 (0.35%) Sophos
7 1 (0.35%) WorldPay