Period
to 22 April 2021

The median annual salary for a Software Developer was £40,000 in advertised job vacancies in Yorkshire during the 6 months to 22 April 2021.

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 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 77 62 61
Rank change year-on-year -15 -1 +13
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Developer 165 212 329
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in Yorkshire 3.37% 3.95% 4.35%
As % of the Job Titles category 3.58% 4.11% 4.46%
Number of salaries quoted 143 178 271
10th Percentile £31,400 £27,500 £26,250
25th Percentile £33,750 £32,500 £33,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £40,000 £41,000 £41,000
Median % change year-on-year -2.44% - -3.53%
75th Percentile £52,500 £52,250 £51,250
90th Percentile £77,500 £56,250 £56,250
England median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.56% - -

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 4,608 5,156 7,372
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.25% 96.09% 97.38%
Number of salaries quoted 3,859 4,436 6,148
10th Percentile £28,000 £26,750 £25,000
25th Percentile £36,250 £33,750 £32,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £47,500 £45,000 £42,500
Median % change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% -
75th Percentile £60,000 £57,500 £53,750
90th Percentile £68,750 £67,500 £62,500
England median annual salary £55,000 £53,500 £52,500
% change year-on-year +2.80% +1.90% +5.00%

Software Developer
Job Vacancy Trend in Yorkshire

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

Job vacancy trend for Software Developer in Yorkshire

Software Developer
Salary Trend in Yorkshire

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing Software Developer in Yorkshire.

Salary trend for Software Developer in Yorkshire

Software Developer
Salary Histogram in Yorkshire

Salary distribution for jobs citing Software Developer in Yorkshire over the 6 months to 22 April 2021.

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 2021. 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 +2 100 £40,000 - 19
North Yorkshire +1 27 £43,750 -2.78% 6
East Yorkshire +8 19 £37,500 - 1
South Yorkshire -54 14 £46,250 +23.33% 8
Software Developer
England

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

For the 6 months to 22 April 2021, 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.

1 108 (65.45%) C#
2 100 (60.61%) .NET
3 91 (55.15%) Agile Software Development
4 87 (52.73%) JavaScript
5 70 (42.42%) HTML
6 56 (33.94%) ASP.NET
7 52 (31.52%) Azure
8 51 (30.91%) CSS
9 44 (26.67%) MVC
9 44 (26.67%) .NET Core
10 43 (26.06%) Scrum
11 39 (23.64%) Java
12 35 (21.21%) SQL
13 32 (19.39%) TDD
14 28 (16.97%) AWS
14 28 (16.97%) SQL Server
15 26 (15.76%) Web Services
15 26 (15.76%) Git (software)
15 26 (15.76%) React
16 25 (15.15%) Web Development
16 25 (15.15%) Public Sector
17 24 (14.55%) Test Automation
17 24 (14.55%) BDD
17 24 (14.55%) Microsoft
18 23 (13.94%) NHS
18 23 (13.94%) XML
18 23 (13.94%) AngularJS
19 22 (13.33%) DevOps
19 22 (13.33%) Mentoring
19 22 (13.33%) .NET Framework

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 (10.30%) Oracle Workflow
2 10 (6.06%) CMS
3 8 (4.85%) Umbraco
4 4 (2.42%) Kentico
5 3 (1.82%) IIS
6 2 (1.21%) Confluence
7 1 (0.61%) Apache
7 1 (0.61%) FormScape
7 1 (0.61%) NServiceBus
7 1 (0.61%) WebSphere
7 1 (0.61%) WordPress
Applications
1 1 (0.61%) Adobe Illustrator
1 1 (0.61%) EngageOne
1 1 (0.61%) Figma
1 1 (0.61%) PrintSoft PReS
Business Applications
1 2 (1.21%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.61%) Magento
2 1 (0.61%) PlanetPress Connect
2 1 (0.61%) Sentinel
2 1 (0.61%) Shopify
Cloud Services
1 52 (31.52%) Azure
2 28 (16.97%) AWS
3 5 (3.03%) Power Platform
4 4 (2.42%) Microsoft 365
5 3 (1.82%) Serverless
6 2 (1.21%) AWS CloudFormation
6 2 (1.21%) Azure Storage
6 2 (1.21%) Dynamics 365
7 1 (0.61%) Azure Logic Apps
7 1 (0.61%) Azure Service Bus
7 1 (0.61%) GCP
7 1 (0.61%) npm
7 1 (0.61%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (3.64%) Internet
2 1 (0.61%) Intranet
2 1 (0.61%) LAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 28 (16.97%) SQL Server
2 18 (10.91%) MySQL
3 8 (4.85%) Relational Database
4 6 (3.64%) Informix
4 6 (3.64%) RDBMS
5 5 (3.03%) Azure SQL Database
5 5 (3.03%) PostgreSQL
5 5 (3.03%) Power BI
6 4 (2.42%) Crystal Reports
7 2 (1.21%) MongoDB
7 2 (1.21%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 1 (0.61%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 26 (15.76%) Git (software)
2 19 (11.52%) Visual Studio
3 18 (10.91%) GitLab
4 6 (3.64%) webpack
5 3 (1.82%) JIRA
6 2 (1.21%) Cypress.io
6 2 (1.21%) Eclipse
6 2 (1.21%) gulp
6 2 (1.21%) JUnit
6 2 (1.21%) Selenium
6 2 (1.21%) SpecFlow
6 2 (1.21%) Team Foundation Server
6 2 (1.21%) Visual Studio Team System
6 2 (1.21%) WebDriver
7 1 (0.61%) Bitbucket
7 1 (0.61%) PHPUnit
7 1 (0.61%) Postman
General
1 25 (15.15%) Public Sector
2 6 (3.64%) Retail
3 2 (1.21%) Automotive
3 2 (1.21%) Finance
3 2 (1.21%) Law
3 2 (1.21%) Manufacturing
4 1 (0.61%) Electronics
4 1 (0.61%) Legal
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 100 (60.61%) .NET
2 70 (42.42%) HTML
3 56 (33.94%) ASP.NET
4 51 (30.91%) CSS
5 44 (26.67%) .NET Core
6 26 (15.76%) React
6 26 (15.76%) Web Services
7 23 (13.94%) AngularJS
7 23 (13.94%) XML
8 22 (13.33%) .NET Framework
9 20 (12.12%) ASP.NET MVC
10 18 (10.91%) jQuery
11 17 (10.30%) LDAP
11 17 (10.30%) OAuth
11 17 (10.30%) OpenID
11 17 (10.30%) SailPoint
11 17 (10.30%) SAML
12 13 (7.88%) HTML5
13 11 (6.67%) ASP.NET Web API
13 11 (6.67%) Vue.js
Miscellaneous
1 23 (13.94%) NHS
2 16 (9.70%) Self-Motivation
3 14 (8.48%) User Experience
4 11 (6.67%) Greenfield Project
5 8 (4.85%) Mobile App
6 5 (3.03%) Organisational Skills
7 3 (1.82%) Enterprise Software
8 2 (1.21%) Analytical Skills
8 2 (1.21%) Contactless
8 2 (1.21%) Management Information System
8 2 (1.21%) Smartphone
9 1 (0.61%) Animation
9 1 (0.61%) Graphic Design
9 1 (0.61%) Smart City
9 1 (0.61%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 15 (9.09%) Windows
2 5 (3.03%) Linux
3 1 (0.61%) Android
3 1 (0.61%) Apple iOS
3 1 (0.61%) Unix
3 1 (0.61%) Windows 10
3 1 (0.61%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 91 (55.15%) Agile Software Development
2 44 (26.67%) MVC
3 43 (26.06%) Scrum
4 32 (19.39%) TDD
5 25 (15.15%) Web Development
6 24 (14.55%) BDD
6 24 (14.55%) Test Automation
7 22 (13.33%) DevOps
7 22 (13.33%) Mentoring
8 21 (12.73%) Kanban
9 20 (12.12%) Workflow
10 19 (11.52%) IT Strategy
11 18 (10.91%) Biometrics
11 18 (10.91%) Re-Platforming
12 17 (10.30%) Identity Access Management
12 17 (10.30%) Identity Management
12 17 (10.30%) Workflow Analysis
13 14 (8.48%) Problem-Solving
13 14 (8.48%) SDLC
14 13 (7.88%) Mathematics
Programming Languages
1 108 (65.45%) C#
2 87 (52.73%) JavaScript
3 39 (23.64%) Java
4 35 (21.21%) SQL
5 20 (12.12%) PHP
6 18 (10.91%) Python
7 8 (4.85%) T-SQL
8 6 (3.64%) VB
9 5 (3.03%) C
9 5 (3.03%) TypeScript
10 3 (1.82%) Ruby
10 3 (1.82%) Scala
11 2 (1.21%) C++
11 2 (1.21%) Go
11 2 (1.21%) VB.NET
12 1 (0.61%) Apple Swift
12 1 (0.61%) ES6
12 1 (0.61%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 17 (10.30%) Degree
2 8 (4.85%) Computer Science Degree
2 8 (4.85%) Security Cleared
3 6 (3.64%) CTC Cleared
4 2 (1.21%) ITIL Certification
4 2 (1.21%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (10.30%) Data Quality
2 8 (4.85%) QA
System Software
1 17 (10.30%) Active Directory
1 17 (10.30%) NDS
1 17 (10.30%) NetIQ eDirectory
2 9 (5.45%) Docker
3 1 (0.61%) Firmware
3 1 (0.61%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 17 (10.30%) NetIQ Identity Manager
2 3 (1.82%) Kubernetes
2 3 (1.82%) Terraform
Vendors
1 24 (14.55%) Microsoft
2 17 (10.30%) ForgeRock
2 17 (10.30%) NetIQ
2 17 (10.30%) Oracle
3 2 (1.21%) Atlassian
3 2 (1.21%) Xamarin
4 1 (0.61%) Adobe
4 1 (0.61%) ANSYS
4 1 (0.61%) Bloomberg
4 1 (0.61%) DevExpress
4 1 (0.61%) Google
4 1 (0.61%) IBM
4 1 (0.61%) Twitter