Period
to 19 July 2019

The median annual salary for a Software Developer was £40,000 in advertised job vacancies in Yorkshire during the 6 months to 19 July 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
19 Jul 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 70 77 62
Rank change year-on-year +7 -15 +21
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Developer 368 342 448
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire 4.77% 3.56% 4.19%
As % of the Job Titles category 4.90% 3.67% 4.30%
Number of salaries quoted 285 295 407
Yorkshire median annual salary £40,000 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.88% +6.25% +9.59%
10th Percentile £26,250 £29,450 £27,500
90th Percentile £55,000 £52,500 £62,500
England median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £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 7,511 9,316 10,428
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 97.29% 97.10% 97.60%
Number of salaries quoted 6,071 7,851 8,892
Yorkshire median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £41,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +2.41% +3.75%
10th Percentile £24,000 £25,750 £25,000
90th Percentile £62,500 £61,500 £60,000
England median annual salary £51,500 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year +3.00% +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 19 July 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 19 July 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 +36 241 £42,500 - 55
South Yorkshire +23 88 £37,500 +3.45% 26
North Yorkshire -53 31 £45,000 - 11
East Yorkshire -14 5 £28,000 -37.78% 7
Software Developer
England

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

For the 6 months to 19 July 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.

1 268 (72.83%) C#
2 219 (59.51%) .NET
3 193 (52.45%) Agile Software Development
4 187 (50.82%) JavaScript
5 154 (41.85%) MVC
6 149 (40.49%) ASP.NET
7 145 (39.40%) SQL
8 119 (32.34%) SQL Server
9 106 (28.80%) Java
10 89 (24.18%) HTML
10 89 (24.18%) Microsoft
11 84 (22.83%) CSS
12 79 (21.47%) ASP.NET Web API
13 77 (20.92%) jQuery
14 76 (20.65%) TDD
15 73 (19.84%) Microsoft Azure
16 72 (19.57%) Software Engineering
17 67 (18.21%) ASP.NET MVC
18 66 (17.93%) C++
19 62 (16.85%) Scrum
20 59 (16.03%) .NET Framework
20 59 (16.03%) AngularJS
21 57 (15.49%) Git (software)
22 56 (15.22%) Visual Studio
23 54 (14.67%) PHP
23 54 (14.67%) Continuous Integration
24 53 (14.40%) Spring
25 52 (14.13%) Mentoring
26 51 (13.86%) Python
27 49 (13.32%) BDD

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 (4.62%) JBoss
1 17 (4.62%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 14 (3.80%) nginx
3 11 (2.99%) Elasticsearch
4 7 (1.90%) Apache
5 5 (1.36%) CMS
5 5 (1.36%) IIS
6 4 (1.09%) WebLogic
7 3 (0.82%) Confluence
7 3 (0.82%) WordPress
8 2 (0.54%) SharePoint
9 1 (0.27%) Adobe Experience Manager
9 1 (0.27%) Apache Airflow
9 1 (0.27%) EPiServer
9 1 (0.27%) FileNet
9 1 (0.27%) Sitecore CMS
9 1 (0.27%) StreamWeaver
9 1 (0.27%) Tomcat
9 1 (0.27%) Umbraco
Applications
1 2 (0.54%) HipChat
2 1 (0.27%) EngageOne
Business Applications
1 3 (0.82%) Dynamics CRM
1 3 (0.82%) Magento
2 1 (0.27%) Exstream
Cloud Services
1 73 (19.84%) Microsoft Azure
2 36 (9.78%) Amazon AWS
3 30 (8.15%) Office 365
4 28 (7.61%) G Suite
5 9 (2.45%) AWS CloudFormation
6 8 (2.17%) Google Cloud Platform
7 7 (1.90%) IBM Cloud
7 7 (1.90%) SaaS
8 3 (0.82%) Serverless
9 2 (0.54%) Amazon EC2
9 2 (0.54%) Amazon S3
9 2 (0.54%) Amazon SQS
9 2 (0.54%) AWS Lambda
9 2 (0.54%) PaaS
10 1 (0.27%) Adobe Analytics
10 1 (0.27%) Azure Active Directory
10 1 (0.27%) Cloud Computing
10 1 (0.27%) Cloudflare
10 1 (0.27%) NuGet
10 1 (0.27%) Slack
Communications & Networking
1 4 (1.09%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 119 (32.34%) SQL Server
2 35 (9.51%) MySQL
3 20 (5.43%) NoSQL
4 16 (4.35%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 12 (3.26%) PostgreSQL
6 11 (2.99%) Redis
7 9 (2.45%) Relational Database
8 8 (2.17%) Big Data
9 7 (1.90%) Oracle Database
10 5 (1.36%) RavenDB
11 4 (1.09%) MongoDB
11 4 (1.09%) Riak
12 3 (0.82%) Oracle Database 11g
12 3 (0.82%) SQL Server 2012
12 3 (0.82%) SQL Server Reporting Services
13 2 (0.54%) Amazon RDS
13 2 (0.54%) Apache Cassandra
13 2 (0.54%) Data Warehouse
13 2 (0.54%) FileMaker
13 2 (0.54%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 57 (15.49%) Git (software)
2 56 (15.22%) Visual Studio
3 45 (12.23%) Jenkins
4 37 (10.05%) Selenium
5 32 (8.70%) Cucumber
6 29 (7.88%) SoapUI
7 28 (7.61%) Appium
7 28 (7.61%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 28 (7.61%) Buildbot
7 28 (7.61%) Gatling
7 28 (7.61%) JMeter
7 28 (7.61%) NeoLoad
7 28 (7.61%) Ranorex
7 28 (7.61%) WATIR
7 28 (7.61%) WebLOAD
8 19 (5.16%) Octopus Deploy
9 17 (4.62%) Team Foundation Server
9 17 (4.62%) WebDriver
10 16 (4.35%) TeamCity
11 14 (3.80%) JIRA
General
1 47 (12.77%) Finance
2 39 (10.60%) Retail
3 11 (2.99%) Manufacturing
4 10 (2.72%) Aerospace
5 8 (2.17%) Marketing
6 6 (1.63%) Automotive
6 6 (1.63%) Telecoms
7 2 (0.54%) Games
7 2 (0.54%) Military
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 219 (59.51%) .NET
2 149 (40.49%) ASP.NET
3 89 (24.18%) HTML
4 84 (22.83%) CSS
5 79 (21.47%) ASP.NET Web API
6 77 (20.92%) jQuery
7 67 (18.21%) ASP.NET MVC
8 59 (16.03%) .NET Framework
8 59 (16.03%) AngularJS
9 53 (14.40%) Spring
10 39 (10.60%) Entity Framework
11 38 (10.33%) .NET Core
12 31 (8.42%) React
13 22 (5.98%) Hibernate
14 20 (5.43%) RESTful
15 19 (5.16%) LINQ
16 18 (4.89%) Angular 2
17 17 (4.62%) Node.js
18 15 (4.08%) HTML5
19 14 (3.80%) RabbitMQ
Miscellaneous
1 22 (5.98%) Mobile App
2 14 (3.80%) Enterprise Software
3 12 (3.26%) Greenfield Project
3 12 (3.26%) NHS
4 10 (2.72%) Self-Motivation
5 8 (2.17%) User Experience
6 6 (1.63%) Analytical Skills
6 6 (1.63%) e-Learning
7 3 (0.82%) Algorithms
7 3 (0.82%) Data Structures
7 3 (0.82%) Linux Command Line
8 2 (0.54%) Digital Media
8 2 (0.54%) Internet of Things
8 2 (0.54%) N-Tier
9 1 (0.27%) Blog
9 1 (0.27%) Cloud Native
9 1 (0.27%) Digital Signage
9 1 (0.27%) Learning Management System
9 1 (0.27%) Private Cloud
9 1 (0.27%) Video\Live Streaming
Operating Systems
1 32 (8.70%) Android
2 20 (5.43%) Apple iOS
3 13 (3.53%) Windows
4 9 (2.45%) Linux
4 9 (2.45%) Windows 10
4 9 (2.45%) Windows 7
4 9 (2.45%) Windows Mobile
5 3 (0.82%) AIX
5 3 (0.82%) Unix
6 1 (0.27%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 193 (52.45%) Agile Software Development
2 154 (41.85%) MVC
3 76 (20.65%) TDD
4 72 (19.57%) Software Engineering
5 62 (16.85%) Scrum
6 54 (14.67%) Continuous Integration
7 52 (14.13%) Mentoring
8 49 (13.32%) BDD
9 47 (12.77%) DevOps
10 40 (10.87%) OO
11 36 (9.78%) SOA
11 36 (9.78%) Test Automation
12 31 (8.42%) Kanban
12 31 (8.42%) SDET
12 31 (8.42%) SDLC
13 30 (8.15%) Software Testing
14 28 (7.61%) DSDM
15 24 (6.52%) Problem-Solving
16 21 (5.71%) Front End Development
16 21 (5.71%) Microservices
Programming Languages
1 268 (72.83%) C#
2 187 (50.82%) JavaScript
3 145 (39.40%) SQL
4 106 (28.80%) Java
5 66 (17.93%) C++
6 54 (14.67%) PHP
7 51 (13.86%) Python
8 36 (9.78%) T-SQL
9 35 (9.51%) C
10 30 (8.15%) Scala
11 28 (7.61%) Ruby
12 16 (4.35%) VB
13 14 (3.80%) PowerShell
14 11 (2.99%) VB.NET
15 9 (2.45%) Delphi
16 7 (1.90%) PL/SQL
17 6 (1.63%) Bash Shell
17 6 (1.63%) Korn
18 5 (1.36%) Java 8
19 4 (1.09%) ES6
Qualifications
1 41 (11.14%) Degree
2 6 (1.63%) DBS Check
2 6 (1.63%) Master's Degree
3 5 (1.36%) Computer Science Degree
4 2 (0.54%) SC Cleared
4 2 (0.54%) Security Cleared
5 1 (0.27%) ISTQB
5 1 (0.27%) MCP
5 1 (0.27%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (0.27%) Numerate Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (4.62%) QA
2 2 (0.54%) FINRA
2 2 (0.54%) MiFID
3 1 (0.27%) Dublin Core
3 1 (0.27%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (0.27%) SLA
System Software
1 20 (5.43%) Docker
Systems Management
1 15 (4.08%) Kubernetes
2 13 (3.53%) Ansible
3 11 (2.99%) Terraform
4 9 (2.45%) Rancher
5 4 (1.09%) Opscode Chef
6 2 (0.54%) Puppet
Vendors
1 89 (24.18%) Microsoft
2 41 (11.14%) Google
3 28 (7.61%) Oracle
4 18 (4.89%) Xamarin
5 7 (1.90%) IBM
6 3 (0.82%) Zend
7 2 (0.54%) Adobe
8 1 (0.27%) Apple
8 1 (0.27%) DevExpress
8 1 (0.27%) OpenText
8 1 (0.27%) PayPal
8 1 (0.27%) Salesforce.com
8 1 (0.27%) Sitecore
8 1 (0.27%) Tableau
8 1 (0.27%) VMware