Period
to 22 April 2018

The median annual salary for a Software Developer was £42,500 in advertised job vacancies in Yorkshire during the 6 months to 22 April 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
22 Apr 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 71 62 112
Rank change year-on-year -9 +50 -48
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Developer 390 451 338
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire 3.76% 4.25% 2.71%
As % of the Job Titles category 3.85% 4.35% 2.79%
Number of salaries quoted 364 428 305
Yorkshire median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £39,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% +2.56% +4.00%
10th Percentile £28,750 £27,500 £27,500
90th Percentile £58,375 £53,750 £51,250
England median annual salary £45,000 £40,000 £41,000
% change year-on-year +12.50% -2.44% +2.50%

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 10,119 10,368 12,122
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 97.58% 97.74% 97.22%
Number of salaries quoted 8,622 8,953 10,088
Yorkshire median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% - +2.56%
10th Percentile £26,250 £25,000 £25,000
90th Percentile £60,000 £60,000 £59,750
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 22 April 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 22 April 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 -8 235 £42,500 +13.33% 34
South Yorkshire +6 70 £35,000 -12.50% 19
North Yorkshire -18 56 £45,000 - 9
East Yorkshire +12 21 £26,500 -3.64% 8
Software Developer
England

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

For the 6 months to 22 April 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.

1 312 (80.00%) C#
2 272 (69.74%) .NET
3 213 (54.62%) JavaScript
4 204 (52.31%) MVC
5 198 (50.77%) Agile Software Development
6 179 (45.90%) ASP.NET
7 148 (37.95%) SQL
8 135 (34.62%) CSS
9 126 (32.31%) HTML
10 121 (31.03%) ASP.NET MVC
11 100 (25.64%) SQL Server
12 99 (25.38%) Software Engineering
13 98 (25.13%) Java
14 84 (21.54%) jQuery
15 77 (19.74%) Finance
16 68 (17.44%) TDD
17 67 (17.18%) Scrum
17 67 (17.18%) OO
17 67 (17.18%) .NET Framework
17 67 (17.18%) Test Automation
17 67 (17.18%) SDLC
18 61 (15.64%) Git (software)
19 60 (15.38%) Microsoft
20 54 (13.85%) Entity Framework
20 54 (13.85%) AngularJS
21 53 (13.59%) Visual Studio
22 51 (13.08%) Web Services
23 50 (12.82%) Greenfield Project
24 39 (10.00%) SDET
25 38 (9.74%) Problem-Solving

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 17 (4.36%) Tomcat
2 15 (3.85%) JBoss
2 15 (3.85%) WebLogic
3 11 (2.82%) Apache
4 6 (1.54%) Moodle
5 5 (1.28%) SharePoint
5 5 (1.28%) SharePoint 2013
6 4 (1.03%) Jetty
7 3 (0.77%) IIS
8 2 (0.51%) Apache Solr
8 2 (0.51%) Elasticsearch
8 2 (0.51%) WordPress
9 1 (0.26%) Confluence
9 1 (0.26%) OpenEdge
Applications
1 2 (0.51%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (0.26%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (0.51%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 38 (9.74%) Microsoft Azure
2 28 (7.18%) Amazon AWS
3 6 (1.54%) G Suite
3 6 (1.54%) Google Cloud Platform
3 6 (1.54%) Office 365
3 6 (1.54%) Slack
4 3 (0.77%) FinancialForce
5 2 (0.51%) AWS CloudFormation
5 2 (0.51%) Dynamics 365
5 2 (0.51%) NuGet
5 2 (0.51%) SaaS
5 2 (0.51%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 5 (1.28%) Broadband
2 2 (0.51%) HTTP
3 1 (0.26%) AMQP
3 1 (0.26%) Firewall
3 1 (0.26%) Intranet
3 1 (0.26%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 100 (25.64%) SQL Server
2 23 (5.90%) MySQL
3 21 (5.38%) MongoDB
4 10 (2.56%) NoSQL
5 9 (2.31%) PostgreSQL
5 9 (2.31%) Redis
6 7 (1.79%) SQL Server 2016
7 5 (1.28%) Oracle Database
7 5 (1.28%) Oracle Database 11g
7 5 (1.28%) Oracle Database 12c
7 5 (1.28%) Spatial Data
8 4 (1.03%) Couchbase
8 4 (1.03%) Hadoop
8 4 (1.03%) Riak
8 4 (1.03%) SQL Server 2008
8 4 (1.03%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 3 (0.77%) SQL Server 2014
9 3 (0.77%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 2 (0.51%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 61 (15.64%) Git (software)
2 53 (13.59%) Visual Studio
3 38 (9.74%) Cucumber
4 37 (9.49%) Selenium
5 26 (6.67%) Subversion
5 26 (6.67%) Team Foundation Server
6 23 (5.90%) SpecFlow
7 16 (4.10%) WebDriver
8 11 (2.82%) JIRA
8 11 (2.82%) JUnit
9 7 (1.79%) Jasmine
9 7 (1.79%) Jenkins
9 7 (1.79%) Mocha
9 7 (1.79%) Protractor
9 7 (1.79%) SoapUI
10 6 (1.54%) Appium
10 6 (1.54%) Atlassian Bamboo
10 6 (1.54%) Buildbot
10 6 (1.54%) Mercurial
10 6 (1.54%) Ranorex
General
1 77 (19.74%) Finance
2 22 (5.64%) Retail
3 12 (3.08%) Manufacturing
4 6 (1.54%) Legal
5 5 (1.28%) Marketing
5 5 (1.28%) Pharmaceutical
6 2 (0.51%) Advertising
6 2 (0.51%) Electronics
6 2 (0.51%) Financial Institution
7 1 (0.26%) Games
7 1 (0.26%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 272 (69.74%) .NET
2 179 (45.90%) ASP.NET
3 135 (34.62%) CSS
4 126 (32.31%) HTML
5 121 (31.03%) ASP.NET MVC
6 84 (21.54%) jQuery
7 67 (17.18%) .NET Framework
8 54 (13.85%) AngularJS
8 54 (13.85%) Entity Framework
9 51 (13.08%) Web Services
10 31 (7.95%) HTML5
11 30 (7.69%) Spring
11 30 (7.69%) WCF
12 29 (7.44%) ASP.NET Web API
13 27 (6.92%) REST
14 26 (6.67%) Ajax
15 25 (6.41%) Node.js
15 25 (6.41%) React
16 22 (5.64%) JSON
17 20 (5.13%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 50 (12.82%) Greenfield Project
2 23 (5.90%) Enterprise Software
3 14 (3.59%) NHS
4 13 (3.33%) Analytical Skills
5 8 (2.05%) Computer Science
6 7 (1.79%) Self-Motivation
7 6 (1.54%) Driving Licence
7 6 (1.54%) User Experience
8 5 (1.28%) Video\Live Streaming
9 3 (0.77%) Mobile App
9 3 (0.77%) Xbox
10 2 (0.51%) e-Learning
11 1 (0.26%) Device Driver
11 1 (0.26%) Digital Signage
11 1 (0.26%) HoloLens
11 1 (0.26%) Linux Command Line
11 1 (0.26%) Robotics
Operating Systems
1 18 (4.62%) Linux
2 14 (3.59%) Android
3 12 (3.08%) Apple iOS
4 7 (1.79%) Unix
5 2 (0.51%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 204 (52.31%) MVC
2 198 (50.77%) Agile Software Development
3 99 (25.38%) Software Engineering
4 68 (17.44%) TDD
5 67 (17.18%) OO
5 67 (17.18%) Scrum
5 67 (17.18%) SDLC
5 67 (17.18%) Test Automation
6 39 (10.00%) SDET
7 38 (9.74%) Problem-Solving
8 33 (8.46%) Web Development
9 32 (8.21%) OOP
10 28 (7.18%) BDD
10 28 (7.18%) Mentoring
11 26 (6.67%) Unit Testing
12 25 (6.41%) Continuous Integration
13 20 (5.13%) SOA
14 19 (4.87%) Kanban
15 16 (4.10%) Coaching
15 16 (4.10%) UML
Programming Languages
1 312 (80.00%) C#
2 213 (54.62%) JavaScript
3 148 (37.95%) SQL
4 98 (25.13%) Java
5 35 (8.97%) Python
6 31 (7.95%) PHP
7 30 (7.69%) VB.NET
8 25 (6.41%) T-SQL
9 24 (6.15%) C++
10 22 (5.64%) Ruby
11 10 (2.56%) PL/SQL
11 10 (2.56%) TypeScript
12 9 (2.31%) Perl
13 8 (2.05%) C
14 6 (1.54%) Apex Code
14 6 (1.54%) Java 8
14 6 (1.54%) PowerShell
14 6 (1.54%) Scala
15 5 (1.28%) Pascal
16 4 (1.03%) VB
Qualifications
1 35 (8.97%) Degree
2 4 (1.03%) Computer Science Degree
3 1 (0.26%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (1.79%) QA
System Software
1 17 (4.36%) Docker
2 2 (0.51%) Apache ZooKeeper
Systems Management
1 6 (1.54%) Rancher
2 5 (1.28%) Terraform
3 4 (1.03%) Grafana
3 4 (1.03%) Kubernetes
4 2 (0.51%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
5 1 (0.26%) Ansible
5 1 (0.26%) Docker Swarm
5 1 (0.26%) Mesos
5 1 (0.26%) Opscode Chef
5 1 (0.26%) SmoothWall
Vendors
1 60 (15.38%) Microsoft
2 31 (7.95%) Google
3 26 (6.67%) Twitter
4 19 (4.87%) Oracle
5 16 (4.10%) Salesforce.com
6 6 (1.54%) Blackboard
6 6 (1.54%) Xamarin
7 5 (1.28%) Atlassian
8 4 (1.03%) Avid
8 4 (1.03%) Capita
9 1 (0.26%) Progress
9 1 (0.26%) SAP
9 1 (0.26%) Telerik