Period
to 29 July 2021

The median annual salary for a Software Developer was £40,000 in advertised job vacancies in Yorkshire during the 6 months to 29 July 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
29 Jul 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 95 72 76
Rank change year-on-year -23 +4 +8
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Developer 180 120 356
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in Yorkshire 3.03% 3.30% 4.68%
As % of the Job Titles category 3.24% 3.43% 4.81%
Number of salaries quoted 150 106 282
10th Percentile £24,000 £29,250 £26,300
25th Percentile £33,750 £34,063 £32,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £40,000 £45,000 £40,000
Median % change year-on-year -11.11% +12.50% -5.88%
75th Percentile £59,375 £52,438 £50,000
90th Percentile £77,500 £56,250 £55,000
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 5,561 3,498 7,398
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 93.70% 96.26% 97.30%
Number of salaries quoted 4,488 3,028 6,007
10th Percentile £28,750 £27,500 £23,750
25th Percentile £36,750 £35,000 £32,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £47,500 £45,000 £42,500
Median % change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% -
75th Percentile £61,250 £57,500 £53,750
90th Percentile £71,250 £67,500 £62,500
England median annual salary £55,000 £55,000 £52,000
% change year-on-year - +5.77% +4.00%

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 29 July 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 29 July 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 -12 117 £42,000 -6.67% 22
South Yorkshire -42 24 £44,000 -7.37% 16
North Yorkshire -3 20 £40,000 -9.09% 10
East Yorkshire - 17 £37,500 - 4
Software Developer
England

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

For the 6 months to 29 July 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.

1 120 (66.67%) C#
2 108 (60.00%) .NET
3 107 (59.44%) Agile Software Development
4 85 (47.22%) JavaScript
5 60 (33.33%) Java
6 57 (31.67%) ASP.NET
7 56 (31.11%) HTML
8 53 (29.44%) MVC
8 53 (29.44%) Scrum
9 50 (27.78%) CSS
10 49 (27.22%) .NET Core
11 48 (26.67%) Azure
12 45 (25.00%) SQL
13 39 (21.67%) Web Services
14 36 (20.00%) AWS
14 36 (20.00%) Public Sector
15 35 (19.44%) Full Stack Development
15 35 (19.44%) Test Automation
16 34 (18.89%) TDD
17 32 (17.78%) SQL Server
17 32 (17.78%) BDD
18 31 (17.22%) XML
18 31 (17.22%) NHS
18 31 (17.22%) IT Strategy
19 30 (16.67%) Workflow
20 28 (15.56%) Oracle
21 27 (15.00%) Biometrics
21 27 (15.00%) Kanban
21 27 (15.00%) GitLab
21 27 (15.00%) Re-Platforming

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 26 (14.44%) Oracle Workflow
2 5 (2.78%) Umbraco
3 4 (2.22%) IIS
4 3 (1.67%) CMS
5 1 (0.56%) Apache
5 1 (0.56%) FormScape
5 1 (0.56%) Kentico
5 1 (0.56%) WebSphere
5 1 (0.56%) WordPress
Applications
1 4 (2.22%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (0.56%) EngageOne
2 1 (0.56%) Figma
2 1 (0.56%) PrintSoft PReS
Business Applications
1 1 (0.56%) Magento
1 1 (0.56%) PlanetPress Connect
1 1 (0.56%) Shopify
Cloud Services
1 48 (26.67%) Azure
2 36 (20.00%) AWS
3 5 (2.78%) Power Platform
3 5 (2.78%) Serverless
4 4 (2.22%) SaaS
5 2 (1.11%) AWS CloudFormation
6 1 (0.56%) AWS Lambda
6 1 (0.56%) Azure Storage
6 1 (0.56%) GCP
6 1 (0.56%) Microsoft 365
6 1 (0.56%) npm
Communications & Networking
1 5 (2.78%) Internet
2 1 (0.56%) Intranet
2 1 (0.56%) LAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 32 (17.78%) SQL Server
2 14 (7.78%) MySQL
3 8 (4.44%) Relational Database
4 7 (3.89%) Azure SQL Database
5 5 (2.78%) PostgreSQL
5 5 (2.78%) Power BI
6 4 (2.22%) Crystal Reports
6 4 (2.22%) NoSQL
7 2 (1.11%) MongoDB
7 2 (1.11%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 1 (0.56%) Couchbase
8 1 (0.56%) Hadoop
8 1 (0.56%) Metadata
8 1 (0.56%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 27 (15.00%) GitLab
2 20 (11.11%) Visual Studio
3 17 (9.44%) Git (software)
4 5 (2.78%) JIRA
5 4 (2.22%) Postman
5 4 (2.22%) Selenium
5 4 (2.22%) TeamCity
5 4 (2.22%) webpack
6 3 (1.67%) Appium
6 3 (1.67%) Bitbucket
6 3 (1.67%) Katalon Studio
6 3 (1.67%) SoapUI
6 3 (1.67%) Subversion
7 2 (1.11%) Cypress.io
7 2 (1.11%) Jenkins
7 2 (1.11%) Oracle Forms
7 2 (1.11%) Team Foundation Server
7 2 (1.11%) TortoiseSVN
7 2 (1.11%) Visual Studio Team System
8 1 (0.56%) Cucumber
General
1 36 (20.00%) Public Sector
2 18 (10.00%) Social Skills
3 8 (4.44%) Analytical Skills
3 8 (4.44%) Presentation Skills
3 8 (4.44%) Retail
4 5 (2.78%) Legal
5 4 (2.22%) Organisational Skills
5 4 (2.22%) Wearables
6 3 (1.67%) Banking
6 3 (1.67%) Finance
6 3 (1.67%) Law
6 3 (1.67%) Manufacturing
7 2 (1.11%) Automotive
7 2 (1.11%) Documentation Skills
7 2 (1.11%) Marketing
8 1 (0.56%) Electronics
8 1 (0.56%) Games
8 1 (0.56%) Inclusion and Diversity
8 1 (0.56%) Local Government
8 1 (0.56%) Retail Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 108 (60.00%) .NET
2 57 (31.67%) ASP.NET
3 56 (31.11%) HTML
4 50 (27.78%) CSS
5 49 (27.22%) .NET Core
6 39 (21.67%) Web Services
7 31 (17.22%) XML
8 26 (14.44%) LDAP
8 26 (14.44%) OAuth
8 26 (14.44%) OpenID
8 26 (14.44%) React
8 26 (14.44%) SailPoint
8 26 (14.44%) SAML
9 20 (11.11%) AngularJS
10 17 (9.44%) ASP.NET MVC
10 17 (9.44%) jQuery
11 14 (7.78%) .NET Framework
12 13 (7.22%) Spring
13 9 (5.00%) ASP.NET Web API
13 9 (5.00%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 31 (17.22%) NHS
2 10 (5.56%) Greenfield Project
3 8 (4.44%) Self-Motivation
3 8 (4.44%) User Experience
4 3 (1.67%) Mobile App
5 2 (1.11%) CCTV
5 2 (1.11%) Contactless
5 2 (1.11%) N-Tier
5 2 (1.11%) Virtual Team
6 1 (0.56%) Animation
6 1 (0.56%) Cloud Native
6 1 (0.56%) Enterprise Software
6 1 (0.56%) Management Information System
6 1 (0.56%) Public Cloud
6 1 (0.56%) Smart City
Operating Systems
1 17 (9.44%) Windows
2 8 (4.44%) Linux
3 4 (2.22%) Android
3 4 (2.22%) Apple iOS
4 1 (0.56%) Unix
4 1 (0.56%) Windows 10
4 1 (0.56%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 107 (59.44%) Agile Software Development
2 53 (29.44%) MVC
2 53 (29.44%) Scrum
3 35 (19.44%) Full Stack Development
3 35 (19.44%) Test Automation
4 34 (18.89%) TDD
5 32 (17.78%) BDD
6 31 (17.22%) IT Strategy
7 30 (16.67%) Workflow
8 27 (15.00%) Biometrics
8 27 (15.00%) Kanban
8 27 (15.00%) Re-Platforming
9 26 (14.44%) DevOps
9 26 (14.44%) Identity Access Management
9 26 (14.44%) Identity Management
9 26 (14.44%) Workflow Analysis
10 24 (13.33%) SDLC
11 20 (11.11%) Software Engineering
12 19 (10.56%) Web Development
13 17 (9.44%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 120 (66.67%) C#
2 85 (47.22%) JavaScript
3 60 (33.33%) Java
4 45 (25.00%) SQL
5 24 (13.33%) Python
6 14 (7.78%) PHP
7 7 (3.89%) T-SQL
7 7 (3.89%) TypeScript
8 6 (3.33%) C++
8 6 (3.33%) VB.NET
9 5 (2.78%) VB
10 3 (1.67%) Apple Swift
10 3 (1.67%) C
10 3 (1.67%) Objective-C
10 3 (1.67%) Scala
11 2 (1.11%) Delphi
12 1 (0.56%) ES6
12 1 (0.56%) PowerShell
12 1 (0.56%) Ruby
12 1 (0.56%) Rust
Qualifications
1 14 (7.78%) Degree
2 7 (3.89%) Computer Science Degree
3 2 (1.11%) SC Cleared
3 2 (1.11%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 26 (14.44%) Data Quality
2 2 (1.11%) QA
3 1 (0.56%) Accessibility
System Software
1 26 (14.44%) Active Directory
1 26 (14.44%) NDS
1 26 (14.44%) NetIQ eDirectory
2 8 (4.44%) Docker
3 1 (0.56%) Firmware
3 1 (0.56%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 26 (14.44%) NetIQ Identity Manager
2 3 (1.67%) Kubernetes
2 3 (1.67%) Terraform
Vendors
1 28 (15.56%) Oracle
2 26 (14.44%) ForgeRock
2 26 (14.44%) NetIQ
3 22 (12.22%) Microsoft
4 4 (2.22%) ANSYS
4 4 (2.22%) Bloomberg
5 2 (1.11%) Atlassian
5 2 (1.11%) DevExpress
5 2 (1.11%) Xamarin
6 1 (0.56%) IBM
6 1 (0.56%) MuleSoft
6 1 (0.56%) OpenText
6 1 (0.56%) Twitter