Period
to 21 September 2018

The median annual salary for a Software Developer was £40,000 in advertised job vacancies in Yorkshire during the 6 months to 21 September 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 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 73 75 81
Rank change year-on-year +2 +6 +27
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Developer 322 372 383
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire 3.67% 3.68% 3.36%
As % of the Job Titles category 3.79% 3.78% 3.44%
Number of salaries quoted 258 323 371
Yorkshire median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +6.67% -
10th Percentile £26,950 £27,500 £27,500
90th Percentile £52,500 £62,500 £55,000
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 8,498 9,850 11,147
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.87% 97.53% 97.88%
Number of salaries quoted 7,033 8,253 9,256
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 £61,250 £62,000
England median annual salary £50,000 £48,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year +3.09% +2.11% +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 September 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 September 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 +22 187 £42,500 +6.25% 48
South Yorkshire -7 61 £36,250 -19.44% 20
North Yorkshire -31 47 £45,000 +12.50% 15
East Yorkshire +16 20 £32,500 -13.33% 11
Software Developer
England

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

For the 6 months to 21 September 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.

1 228 (70.81%) C#
2 191 (59.32%) .NET
3 156 (48.45%) JavaScript
4 144 (44.72%) Agile Software Development
5 123 (38.20%) MVC
6 115 (35.71%) SQL
7 105 (32.61%) HTML
7 105 (32.61%) Java
7 105 (32.61%) CSS
8 94 (29.19%) ASP.NET
9 88 (27.33%) SQL Server
10 76 (23.60%) Microsoft
11 74 (22.98%) TDD
12 72 (22.36%) Software Engineering
13 66 (20.50%) Test Automation
14 65 (20.19%) OO
15 63 (19.57%) jQuery
16 59 (18.32%) .NET Framework
17 54 (16.77%) Finance
18 53 (16.46%) ASP.NET MVC
19 48 (14.91%) Scrum
20 46 (14.29%) Git (software)
21 43 (13.35%) AngularJS
22 42 (13.04%) Mentoring
23 41 (12.73%) Degree
24 40 (12.42%) Entity Framework
25 38 (11.80%) SDLC
26 36 (11.18%) React
26 36 (11.18%) Web Services
27 35 (10.87%) Python

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 19 (5.90%) Elasticsearch
2 15 (4.66%) nginx
3 12 (3.73%) Tomcat
4 10 (3.11%) IIS
5 8 (2.48%) WebLogic
6 7 (2.17%) JBoss
6 7 (2.17%) NServiceBus
7 5 (1.55%) CMS
7 5 (1.55%) Moodle
7 5 (1.55%) Umbraco
8 4 (1.24%) WordPress
9 3 (0.93%) Apache
9 3 (0.93%) Apache Solr
10 1 (0.31%) Confluence
10 1 (0.31%) Drupal
10 1 (0.31%) Jetty
10 1 (0.31%) Oracle SOA Suite
10 1 (0.31%) SharePoint
10 1 (0.31%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 2 (0.62%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (0.31%) InfoPath
2 1 (0.31%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 2 (0.62%) Dynamics CRM
1 2 (0.62%) Visualfiles
Cloud Services
1 26 (8.07%) Microsoft Azure
2 21 (6.52%) Amazon AWS
3 11 (3.42%) FinancialForce
4 10 (3.11%) Office 365
5 9 (2.80%) G Suite
5 9 (2.80%) Slack
6 3 (0.93%) Serverless
7 2 (0.62%) Dynamics 365
7 2 (0.62%) GitHub
8 1 (0.31%) Amazon EC2
8 1 (0.31%) Cloud Computing
8 1 (0.31%) Google Cloud Platform
8 1 (0.31%) NuGet
8 1 (0.31%) Sage Pay
8 1 (0.31%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 8 (2.48%) HTTP
2 4 (1.24%) MQTT
3 3 (0.93%) SMS
4 2 (0.62%) DNS
4 2 (0.62%) SMTP
5 1 (0.31%) AMQP
5 1 (0.31%) DLNA
5 1 (0.31%) Internet
5 1 (0.31%) RFID
5 1 (0.31%) TCP/IP
5 1 (0.31%) UPnP
5 1 (0.31%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 88 (27.33%) SQL Server
2 28 (8.70%) MySQL
3 20 (6.21%) PostgreSQL
4 17 (5.28%) Redis
5 16 (4.97%) NoSQL
6 13 (4.04%) SQL Server 2012
7 12 (3.73%) Relational Database
8 6 (1.86%) RDBMS
9 5 (1.55%) MongoDB
10 4 (1.24%) Couchbase
11 3 (0.93%) SQL Server 2014
11 3 (0.93%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 3 (0.93%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 2 (0.62%) Oracle Database
12 2 (0.62%) SQL Server Analysis Services
13 1 (0.31%) DTS
Development Applications
1 46 (14.29%) Git (software)
2 30 (9.32%) Subversion
3 25 (7.76%) Jenkins
4 24 (7.45%) Selenium
5 22 (6.83%) Cucumber
6 20 (6.21%) Team Foundation Server
7 18 (5.59%) Visual Studio
8 15 (4.66%) Mercurial
9 10 (3.11%) SoapUI
9 10 (3.11%) SpecFlow
10 9 (2.80%) Appium
10 9 (2.80%) Atlassian Bamboo
10 9 (2.80%) Buildbot
10 9 (2.80%) Gatling
10 9 (2.80%) JMeter
10 9 (2.80%) NeoLoad
10 9 (2.80%) Ranorex
10 9 (2.80%) WATIR
10 9 (2.80%) WebLOAD
11 8 (2.48%) WebDriver
General
1 54 (16.77%) Finance
2 24 (7.45%) Retail
3 10 (3.11%) Games
4 7 (2.17%) Marketing
5 6 (1.86%) Automotive
5 6 (1.86%) Manufacturing
6 3 (0.93%) Telecoms
7 1 (0.31%) Advertising
7 1 (0.31%) Back Office
7 1 (0.31%) Electronics
7 1 (0.31%) Law
7 1 (0.31%) Legal
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 191 (59.32%) .NET
2 105 (32.61%) CSS
2 105 (32.61%) HTML
3 94 (29.19%) ASP.NET
4 63 (19.57%) jQuery
5 59 (18.32%) .NET Framework
6 53 (16.46%) ASP.NET MVC
7 43 (13.35%) AngularJS
8 40 (12.42%) Entity Framework
9 36 (11.18%) React
9 36 (11.18%) Web Services
10 32 (9.94%) HTML5
11 28 (8.70%) Node.js
12 22 (6.83%) ASP.NET Web API
12 22 (6.83%) REST
13 21 (6.52%) Spring
14 17 (5.28%) .NET Core
14 17 (5.28%) WCF
14 17 (5.28%) XML
15 14 (4.35%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 31 (9.63%) Greenfield Project
2 25 (7.76%) Computer Science
3 23 (7.14%) Analytical Skills
4 14 (4.35%) NHS
5 13 (4.04%) Enterprise Software
6 10 (3.11%) Mobile App
7 8 (2.48%) User Experience
7 8 (2.48%) Xbox
8 4 (1.24%) Self-Motivation
9 2 (0.62%) Client/Server
9 2 (0.62%) Driving Licence
9 2 (0.62%) Fintech
9 2 (0.62%) Learning Management System
9 2 (0.62%) Robotics
9 2 (0.62%) Social Media
10 1 (0.31%) Data Structures
10 1 (0.31%) Digital Signage
10 1 (0.31%) Life Science
10 1 (0.31%) MPEG
10 1 (0.31%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 19 (5.90%) Windows
2 17 (5.28%) Android
2 17 (5.28%) Linux
3 15 (4.66%) Apple iOS
4 4 (1.24%) Windows Server
5 1 (0.31%) Embedded Linux
5 1 (0.31%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 144 (44.72%) Agile Software Development
2 123 (38.20%) MVC
3 74 (22.98%) TDD
4 72 (22.36%) Software Engineering
5 66 (20.50%) Test Automation
6 65 (20.19%) OO
7 48 (14.91%) Scrum
8 42 (13.04%) Mentoring
9 38 (11.80%) SDLC
10 34 (10.56%) Continuous Integration
11 32 (9.94%) OOP
12 31 (9.63%) Problem-Solving
13 27 (8.39%) Unit Testing
13 27 (8.39%) Web Development
14 23 (7.14%) SDET
15 20 (6.21%) Microservices
16 19 (5.90%) BDD
16 19 (5.90%) DevOps
17 15 (4.66%) Project Management
18 14 (4.35%) Continuous Improvement
Programming Languages
1 228 (70.81%) C#
2 156 (48.45%) JavaScript
3 115 (35.71%) SQL
4 105 (32.61%) Java
5 35 (10.87%) Python
6 34 (10.56%) C++
7 29 (9.01%) PHP
8 21 (6.52%) T-SQL
9 17 (5.28%) Ruby
10 14 (4.35%) VB.NET
11 11 (3.42%) C
11 11 (3.42%) TypeScript
12 9 (2.80%) Scala
13 6 (1.86%) PowerShell
14 4 (1.24%) Perl
15 3 (0.93%) Groovy
15 3 (0.93%) Java 8
15 3 (0.93%) Objective-C
16 2 (0.62%) VB
17 1 (0.31%) Embedded C++
Qualifications
1 41 (12.73%) Degree
2 9 (2.80%) Microsoft Certification
3 5 (1.55%) MCSD
4 2 (0.62%) Computer Science Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 19 (5.90%) QA
System Software
1 9 (2.80%) Docker
2 3 (0.93%) Apache ZooKeeper
Systems Management
1 16 (4.97%) Ansible
2 6 (1.86%) Terraform
3 4 (1.24%) Grafana
3 4 (1.24%) Rancher
4 2 (0.62%) Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 76 (23.60%) Microsoft
2 25 (7.76%) Oracle
3 14 (4.35%) Google
4 13 (4.04%) Salesforce.com
5 11 (3.42%) Xamarin
6 7 (2.17%) Capita
7 5 (1.55%) Blackboard
8 3 (0.93%) MuleSoft
8 3 (0.93%) Twitter
8 3 (0.93%) webMethods
9 2 (0.62%) LexisNexis
9 2 (0.62%) Zend
10 1 (0.31%) Dell
10 1 (0.31%) Facebook
10 1 (0.31%) Nintex
10 1 (0.31%) Sophos
10 1 (0.31%) WorldPay