Period
to 12 November 2019

The median annual salary for a Software Developer was £40,000 in advertised job vacancies in Yorkshire during the 6 months to 12 November 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
12 Nov 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 60 79 73
Rank change year-on-year +19 -6 0
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Developer 307 284 344
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire 4.48% 3.41% 3.54%
As % of the Job Titles category 4.60% 3.52% 3.63%
Number of salaries quoted 249 232 292
Yorkshire median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
10th Percentile £26,250 £26,325 £27,500
90th Percentile £57,500 £52,500 £52,500
England median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year - +5.88% +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 6,673 8,059 9,477
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 97.29% 96.80% 97.55%
Number of salaries quoted 5,435 6,614 7,941
Yorkshire median annual salary £44,721 £42,500 £41,250
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.23% +3.03% +3.13%
10th Percentile £24,375 £25,000 £25,000
90th Percentile £65,000 £61,250 £60,000
England median annual salary £52,000 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +4.00% - +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 12 November 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 12 November 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 +43 211 £42,500 +5.72% 46
North Yorkshire -26 45 £42,500 -5.56% 7
South Yorkshire +2 44 £35,000 -6.67% 15
East Yorkshire -11 6 £35,000 +7.69% 2
Software Developer
England

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

For the 6 months to 12 November 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.

1 220 (71.66%) C#
2 191 (62.21%) .NET
3 147 (47.88%) JavaScript
4 146 (47.56%) Agile Software Development
5 135 (43.97%) MVC
6 108 (35.18%) ASP.NET
7 89 (28.99%) SQL
8 84 (27.36%) SQL Server
9 75 (24.43%) HTML
10 64 (20.85%) Java
10 64 (20.85%) Microsoft
11 59 (19.22%) CSS
11 59 (19.22%) Azure
12 56 (18.24%) Software Engineering
13 53 (17.26%) ASP.NET Web API
14 52 (16.94%) Spring
15 49 (15.96%) jQuery
16 46 (14.98%) PHP
17 41 (13.36%) ASP.NET MVC
17 41 (13.36%) .NET Core
18 40 (13.03%) DevOps
18 40 (13.03%) AngularJS
18 40 (13.03%) Scrum
19 37 (12.05%) Git (software)
20 35 (11.40%) .NET Framework
21 34 (11.07%) Degree
21 34 (11.07%) TDD
21 34 (11.07%) Python
21 34 (11.07%) Web Services
22 32 (10.42%) IT Strategy

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 15 (4.89%) IIS
2 6 (1.95%) Apache Spark
2 6 (1.95%) CMS
3 4 (1.30%) Apache
4 3 (0.98%) Elasticsearch
4 3 (0.98%) nginx
4 3 (0.98%) SharePoint
4 3 (0.98%) Tomcat
4 3 (0.98%) WordPress
5 2 (0.65%) SharePoint 2013
6 1 (0.33%) Confluence
6 1 (0.33%) WebLogic
Business Applications
1 5 (1.63%) Magento
2 1 (0.33%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 59 (19.22%) Azure
2 29 (9.45%) AWS
3 19 (6.19%) GCP
4 12 (3.91%) FinancialForce
4 12 (3.91%) Force.com
5 9 (2.93%) Office 365
6 8 (2.61%) G Suite
7 3 (0.98%) SaaS
8 2 (0.65%) Slack
9 1 (0.33%) Cloud Computing
9 1 (0.33%) Dynamics 365
9 1 (0.33%) GitHub
9 1 (0.33%) PaaS
9 1 (0.33%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 4 (1.30%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 84 (27.36%) SQL Server
2 28 (9.12%) MySQL
3 18 (5.86%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 13 (4.23%) MongoDB
4 13 (4.23%) PostgreSQL
5 11 (3.58%) Hadoop
5 11 (3.58%) NoSQL
6 9 (2.93%) Redis
7 8 (2.61%) Apache Cassandra
8 6 (1.95%) Flink
8 6 (1.95%) Riak
9 4 (1.30%) Relational Database
10 3 (0.98%) SQL Server 2016
11 2 (0.65%) SQL Server 2014
12 1 (0.33%) Big Data
12 1 (0.33%) FileMaker
12 1 (0.33%) RavenDB
12 1 (0.33%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 37 (12.05%) Git (software)
2 26 (8.47%) Visual Studio
3 19 (6.19%) Octopus Deploy
4 17 (5.54%) Selenium
5 15 (4.89%) Cucumber
5 15 (4.89%) Jenkins
6 11 (3.58%) SoapUI
7 10 (3.26%) Appium
7 10 (3.26%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 10 (3.26%) Buildbot
7 10 (3.26%) Gatling
7 10 (3.26%) JMeter
7 10 (3.26%) NeoLoad
7 10 (3.26%) Ranorex
7 10 (3.26%) WATIR
7 10 (3.26%) WebLOAD
8 7 (2.28%) WebDriver
9 6 (1.95%) JIRA
9 6 (1.95%) Team Foundation Server
10 5 (1.63%) Subversion
General
1 31 (10.10%) Finance
2 16 (5.21%) Retail
3 15 (4.89%) Marketing
4 7 (2.28%) Manufacturing
5 6 (1.95%) Online Betting
6 5 (1.63%) Public Sector
7 3 (0.98%) Automotive
7 3 (0.98%) Telecoms
8 1 (0.33%) Aerospace
8 1 (0.33%) Games
8 1 (0.33%) Legal
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 191 (62.21%) .NET
2 108 (35.18%) ASP.NET
3 75 (24.43%) HTML
4 59 (19.22%) CSS
5 53 (17.26%) ASP.NET Web API
6 52 (16.94%) Spring
7 49 (15.96%) jQuery
8 41 (13.36%) .NET Core
8 41 (13.36%) ASP.NET MVC
9 40 (13.03%) AngularJS
10 35 (11.40%) .NET Framework
11 34 (11.07%) Web Services
12 27 (8.79%) Entity Framework
13 26 (8.47%) React
14 17 (5.54%) Twitter Bootstrap
15 15 (4.89%) LINQ
16 14 (4.56%) RESTful
17 12 (3.91%) RabbitMQ
18 11 (3.58%) HTML5
19 10 (3.26%) Node.js
Miscellaneous
1 18 (5.86%) Greenfield Project
2 15 (4.89%) Enterprise Software
3 13 (4.23%) Mobile App
3 13 (4.23%) NHS
4 8 (2.61%) Self-Motivation
5 5 (1.63%) Digital Media
6 4 (1.30%) User Experience
7 2 (0.65%) Algorithms
7 2 (0.65%) Analytical Skills
7 2 (0.65%) Data Structures
7 2 (0.65%) e-Learning
7 2 (0.65%) Internet of Things
8 1 (0.33%) Driving Licence
8 1 (0.33%) EPoS
8 1 (0.33%) Learning Management System
8 1 (0.33%) Podcast
8 1 (0.33%) Video\Live Streaming
Operating Systems
1 12 (3.91%) Linux
2 11 (3.58%) Android
3 9 (2.93%) Apple iOS
4 3 (0.98%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 146 (47.56%) Agile Software Development
2 135 (43.97%) MVC
3 56 (18.24%) Software Engineering
4 40 (13.03%) DevOps
4 40 (13.03%) Scrum
5 34 (11.07%) TDD
6 32 (10.42%) IT Strategy
7 30 (9.77%) Mentoring
8 24 (7.82%) Test Automation
9 23 (7.49%) Continuous Integration
9 23 (7.49%) OO
10 22 (7.17%) Microservices
11 20 (6.51%) BDD
11 20 (6.51%) Process Improvement
12 18 (5.86%) Analytics
12 18 (5.86%) Problem-Solving
12 18 (5.86%) SOA
13 16 (5.21%) SDLC
14 14 (4.56%) Kanban
14 14 (4.56%) SDET
Programming Languages
1 220 (71.66%) C#
2 147 (47.88%) JavaScript
3 89 (28.99%) SQL
4 64 (20.85%) Java
5 46 (14.98%) PHP
6 34 (11.07%) Python
7 19 (6.19%) C++
8 18 (5.86%) PowerShell
9 17 (5.54%) C
10 14 (4.56%) T-SQL
11 13 (4.23%) VB
12 11 (3.58%) Ruby
12 11 (3.58%) Scala
13 9 (2.93%) VB.NET
14 4 (1.30%) Java 8
14 4 (1.30%) Objective-C
15 3 (0.98%) Bash Shell
15 3 (0.98%) Go
15 3 (0.98%) PHP 7
15 3 (0.98%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 34 (11.07%) Degree
2 12 (3.91%) Computer Science Degree
3 6 (1.95%) Postgraduate
4 1 (0.33%) AWS Certification
4 1 (0.33%) ISTQB
4 1 (0.33%) MCP
4 1 (0.33%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (0.33%) Numerate Degree
4 1 (0.33%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 29 (9.45%) QA
2 2 (0.65%) SLA
3 1 (0.33%) FINRA
3 1 (0.33%) MiFID
System Software
1 24 (7.82%) Docker
Systems Management
1 17 (5.54%) Kubernetes
2 15 (4.89%) Ansible
3 11 (3.58%) Opscode Chef
3 11 (3.58%) Puppet
4 6 (1.95%) Terraform
Vendors
1 64 (20.85%) Microsoft
2 12 (3.91%) Advent
2 12 (3.91%) Google
2 12 (3.91%) Salesforce.com
3 8 (2.61%) Xamarin
4 6 (1.95%) Oracle
5 4 (1.30%) OutSystems
5 4 (1.30%) UiPath
5 4 (1.30%) Zend
6 3 (0.98%) Cypress Semiconductor
7 2 (0.65%) Rackspace
8 1 (0.33%) Atlassian
8 1 (0.33%) PayPal