Period
to 18 January 2019

The median annual salary for a Software Developer was £40,000 in advertised job vacancies in Yorkshire during the 6 months to 18 January 2019.

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
18 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 79 72 71
Rank change year-on-year -7 -1 +56
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Developer 263 355 398
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire 3.55% 3.68% 3.67%
As % of the Job Titles category 3.65% 3.77% 3.75%
Number of salaries quoted 228 312 391
Yorkshire median annual salary £40,000 £40,750 £38,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -1.84% +5.84% -1.28%
10th Percentile £26,775 £26,375 £27,500
90th Percentile £52,500 £58,750 £52,500
England median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year - +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 7,206 9,423 10,607
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 97.17% 97.64% 97.73%
Number of salaries quoted 5,906 7,982 8,977
Yorkshire median annual salary £42,500 £42,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +1.19% +5.00% -
10th Percentile £25,000 £25,750 £24,250
90th Percentile £62,500 £60,000 £60,000
England median annual salary £51,000 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year +2.00% +5.26% -

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 18 January 2019.

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 18 January 2019. 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 +5 156 £42,500 - 57
South Yorkshire -16 54 £37,500 +7.14% 23
North Yorkshire -34 32 £42,500 - 9
East Yorkshire +12 18 £32,500 +22.64% 4
Software Developer
England

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

For the 6 months to 18 January 2019, 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.

1 210 (79.85%) C#
2 169 (64.26%) .NET
3 140 (53.23%) JavaScript
4 123 (46.77%) SQL
5 118 (44.87%) Agile Software Development
6 96 (36.50%) MVC
7 92 (34.98%) ASP.NET
8 87 (33.08%) HTML
9 78 (29.66%) SQL Server
9 78 (29.66%) CSS
10 73 (27.76%) Microsoft
11 67 (25.48%) Java
12 64 (24.33%) TDD
13 62 (23.57%) Software Engineering
14 61 (23.19%) .NET Framework
15 50 (19.01%) Git (software)
16 49 (18.63%) Entity Framework
16 49 (18.63%) Scrum
17 46 (17.49%) jQuery
17 46 (17.49%) Degree
18 45 (17.11%) AngularJS
19 41 (15.59%) Finance
20 40 (15.21%) Microsoft Azure
20 40 (15.21%) ASP.NET MVC
21 38 (14.45%) Continuous Integration
21 38 (14.45%) Mentoring
22 36 (13.69%) ASP.NET Web API
23 35 (13.31%) OO
24 34 (12.93%) Python
25 33 (12.55%) C++

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 (6.46%) nginx
2 16 (6.08%) Elasticsearch
3 9 (3.42%) IIS
4 6 (2.28%) NServiceBus
5 5 (1.90%) Tomcat
6 4 (1.52%) CMS
6 4 (1.52%) JBoss
6 4 (1.52%) Umbraco
7 3 (1.14%) Oracle SOA Suite
7 3 (1.14%) WebLogic
8 1 (0.38%) Drupal
8 1 (0.38%) Jetty
8 1 (0.38%) Kentico
8 1 (0.38%) SharePoint
8 1 (0.38%) WordPress
Applications
1 1 (0.38%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 3 (1.14%) Visualfiles
2 1 (0.38%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 40 (15.21%) Microsoft Azure
2 26 (9.89%) Amazon AWS
3 10 (3.80%) G Suite
3 10 (3.80%) Office 365
4 7 (2.66%) IBM Cloud
5 4 (1.52%) AWS CloudFormation
6 3 (1.14%) NuGet
7 2 (0.76%) Azure Active Directory
7 2 (0.76%) PaaS
7 2 (0.76%) SaaS
8 1 (0.38%) Adobe Analytics
8 1 (0.38%) Apigee
8 1 (0.38%) AWS Lambda
8 1 (0.38%) Cloud Computing
8 1 (0.38%) FinancialForce
8 1 (0.38%) GitHub
8 1 (0.38%) Google Cloud Platform
8 1 (0.38%) MailChimp
8 1 (0.38%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 4 (1.52%) HTTP
1 4 (1.52%) SMS
2 2 (0.76%) FTP
2 2 (0.76%) Remote Desktop
2 2 (0.76%) TCP/IP
2 2 (0.76%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 78 (29.66%) SQL Server
2 20 (7.60%) PostgreSQL
3 19 (7.22%) NoSQL
4 17 (6.46%) MySQL
5 15 (5.70%) Redis
6 9 (3.42%) SQL Server 2012
7 8 (3.04%) Relational Database
7 8 (3.04%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 7 (2.66%) Big Data
9 6 (2.28%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 3 (1.14%) Couchbase
10 3 (1.14%) SQL Server 2014
11 2 (0.76%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 1 (0.38%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
12 1 (0.38%) Data Warehouse
12 1 (0.38%) DTS
12 1 (0.38%) MongoDB
12 1 (0.38%) RavenDB
12 1 (0.38%) SQL Server 2008
12 1 (0.38%) SQLite
Development Applications
1 50 (19.01%) Git (software)
2 25 (9.51%) Jenkins
2 25 (9.51%) Visual Studio
3 22 (8.37%) Team Foundation Server
4 17 (6.46%) Subversion
5 13 (4.94%) Mercurial
6 12 (4.56%) Cucumber
7 11 (4.18%) Selenium
8 10 (3.80%) Appium
8 10 (3.80%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 10 (3.80%) Buildbot
8 10 (3.80%) Gatling
8 10 (3.80%) JMeter
8 10 (3.80%) NeoLoad
8 10 (3.80%) Ranorex
8 10 (3.80%) SoapUI
8 10 (3.80%) WATIR
8 10 (3.80%) WebLOAD
9 5 (1.90%) JIRA
9 5 (1.90%) TeamCity
General
1 41 (15.59%) Finance
2 23 (8.75%) Retail
3 10 (3.80%) Manufacturing
4 9 (3.42%) Games
5 8 (3.04%) Legal
6 6 (2.28%) Banking
7 5 (1.90%) Automotive
7 5 (1.90%) Telecoms
8 3 (1.14%) Marketing
9 1 (0.38%) Back Office
9 1 (0.38%) Law
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 169 (64.26%) .NET
2 92 (34.98%) ASP.NET
3 87 (33.08%) HTML
4 78 (29.66%) CSS
5 61 (23.19%) .NET Framework
6 49 (18.63%) Entity Framework
7 46 (17.49%) jQuery
8 45 (17.11%) AngularJS
9 40 (15.21%) ASP.NET MVC
10 36 (13.69%) ASP.NET Web API
11 30 (11.41%) Web Services
12 23 (8.75%) Node.js
12 23 (8.75%) XML
13 21 (7.98%) HTML5
14 18 (6.84%) React
14 18 (6.84%) Spring
15 16 (6.08%) WCF
16 14 (5.32%) RabbitMQ
16 14 (5.32%) REST
17 11 (4.18%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 26 (9.89%) Greenfield Project
2 16 (6.08%) NHS
3 13 (4.94%) Enterprise Software
4 12 (4.56%) Mobile App
5 9 (3.42%) Analytical Skills
6 6 (2.28%) Fintech
6 6 (2.28%) User Experience
7 4 (1.52%) Self-Motivation
8 2 (0.76%) Social Media
9 1 (0.38%) Blog
9 1 (0.38%) CCTV
9 1 (0.38%) Learning Management System
9 1 (0.38%) Robotics
Operating Systems
1 20 (7.60%) Windows
2 15 (5.70%) Android
2 15 (5.70%) Apple iOS
3 8 (3.04%) Linux
4 4 (1.52%) Windows Server
5 2 (0.76%) Mac OS
6 1 (0.38%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 118 (44.87%) Agile Software Development
2 96 (36.50%) MVC
3 64 (24.33%) TDD
4 62 (23.57%) Software Engineering
5 49 (18.63%) Scrum
6 38 (14.45%) Continuous Integration
6 38 (14.45%) Mentoring
7 35 (13.31%) OO
8 31 (11.79%) Test Automation
9 30 (11.41%) SDLC
10 29 (11.03%) OOP
11 27 (10.27%) DevOps
12 23 (8.75%) BDD
13 20 (7.60%) Microservices
14 19 (7.22%) Computer Science
14 19 (7.22%) Web Development
15 17 (6.46%) Front End Development
15 17 (6.46%) Software Testing
15 17 (6.46%) Unit Testing
16 16 (6.08%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 210 (79.85%) C#
2 140 (53.23%) JavaScript
3 123 (46.77%) SQL
4 67 (25.48%) Java
5 34 (12.93%) Python
6 33 (12.55%) C++
7 30 (11.41%) T-SQL
8 19 (7.22%) PHP
9 13 (4.94%) Ruby
9 13 (4.94%) VB.NET
10 10 (3.80%) C
10 10 (3.80%) Scala
11 8 (3.04%) TypeScript
12 4 (1.52%) Objective-C
12 4 (1.52%) PowerShell
12 4 (1.52%) VB
13 2 (0.76%) Delphi
13 2 (0.76%) Perl
13 2 (0.76%) VB6
13 2 (0.76%) XAML
Qualifications
1 46 (17.49%) Degree
2 5 (1.90%) Microsoft Certification
3 4 (1.52%) Computer Science Degree
4 2 (0.76%) DBS Check
5 1 (0.38%) Master's Degree
5 1 (0.38%) MCSD
5 1 (0.38%) Numerate Degree
5 1 (0.38%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (4.18%) QA
System Software
1 9 (3.42%) Docker
Systems Management
1 13 (4.94%) Ansible
2 5 (1.90%) Kubernetes
2 5 (1.90%) Rancher
2 5 (1.90%) Terraform
Vendors
1 73 (27.76%) Microsoft
2 16 (6.08%) Google
3 11 (4.18%) Xamarin
4 7 (2.66%) IBM
4 7 (2.66%) Oracle
5 5 (1.90%) Tableau
6 2 (0.76%) Apple
6 2 (0.76%) LexisNexis
6 2 (0.76%) Salesforce.com
7 1 (0.38%) Adobe
7 1 (0.38%) Dell
7 1 (0.38%) DevExpress
7 1 (0.38%) Perforce
7 1 (0.38%) Sophos