Period
to 21 January 2018

The median annual salary for a Software Developer was £42,500 in advertised job vacancies in Yorkshire during the 6 months to 21 January 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 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 71 66 130
Rank change year-on-year -5 +64 -59
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Developer 352 399 311
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire 3.68% 3.70% 2.46%
As % of the Job Titles category 3.77% 3.79% 2.53%
Number of salaries quoted 309 390 293
Yorkshire median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% - +14.29%
10th Percentile £27,500 £27,500 £25,650
90th Percentile £58,750 £52,500 £52,500
England median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £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 9,345 10,538 12,293
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 97.65% 97.70% 97.42%
Number of salaries quoted 7,925 8,918 10,145
Yorkshire median annual salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.00% - +6.67%
10th Percentile £25,750 £24,250 £25,000
90th Percentile £60,000 £60,000 £60,000
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year +5.26% - +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 January 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 January 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 -14 186 £42,500 +10.39% 52
North Yorkshire +6 72 £42,500 - 18
South Yorkshire +31 68 £35,000 - 15
East Yorkshire 0 20 £26,500 -18.46% 5
Software Developer
England

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

For the 6 months to 21 January 2018, Software Developer job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Yorkshire region featuring Software Developer in the job title.

1 279 (79.26%) C#
2 254 (72.16%) .NET
3 193 (54.83%) Agile Software Development
4 167 (47.44%) MVC
5 164 (46.59%) SQL
6 162 (46.02%) ASP.NET
7 155 (44.03%) JavaScript
8 112 (31.82%) SQL Server
8 112 (31.82%) ASP.NET MVC
9 104 (29.55%) HTML
10 102 (28.98%) CSS
11 83 (23.58%) Software Engineering
12 75 (21.31%) Scrum
13 73 (20.74%) SDLC
14 72 (20.45%) Microsoft
15 71 (20.17%) .NET Framework
16 68 (19.32%) Java
17 67 (19.03%) TDD
18 58 (16.48%) Web Services
18 58 (16.48%) Finance
19 57 (16.19%) Greenfield Project
20 55 (15.63%) Test Automation
21 53 (15.06%) Visual Studio
22 51 (14.49%) jQuery
23 45 (12.78%) ASP.NET Web API
24 42 (11.93%) Mentoring
24 42 (11.93%) Entity Framework
24 42 (11.93%) OO
25 41 (11.65%) WCF
26 35 (9.94%) Git (software)

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 11 (3.13%) Apache
2 9 (2.56%) Confluence
3 8 (2.27%) SharePoint
4 7 (1.99%) JBoss
4 7 (1.99%) SharePoint 2013
4 7 (1.99%) Tomcat
4 7 (1.99%) WebLogic
5 4 (1.14%) Apache Spark
5 4 (1.14%) Jetty
6 2 (0.57%) BizTalk Server
6 2 (0.57%) IIS
6 2 (0.57%) OpenEdge
7 1 (0.28%) CMS
7 1 (0.28%) SAS
Applications
1 4 (1.14%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (0.57%) Visualfiles
2 1 (0.28%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 33 (9.38%) Microsoft Azure
2 23 (6.53%) Amazon AWS
3 9 (2.56%) Google Cloud Platform
4 3 (0.85%) G Suite
4 3 (0.85%) Office 365
4 3 (0.85%) Slack
5 2 (0.57%) AWS CloudFormation
6 1 (0.28%) GitHub
6 1 (0.28%) IaaS
6 1 (0.28%) npm
6 1 (0.28%) PaaS
6 1 (0.28%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 10 (2.84%) Broadband
2 2 (0.57%) PPP
3 1 (0.28%) DNS
3 1 (0.28%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 112 (31.82%) SQL Server
2 14 (3.98%) MongoDB
3 12 (3.41%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 10 (2.84%) NoSQL
5 9 (2.56%) MySQL
6 8 (2.27%) Riak
7 6 (1.70%) SQL Server 2008
7 6 (1.70%) SQL Server 2016
7 6 (1.70%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 5 (1.42%) Oracle Database
8 5 (1.42%) Oracle Database 11g
8 5 (1.42%) Oracle Database 12c
8 5 (1.42%) PostgreSQL
8 5 (1.42%) Redis
8 5 (1.42%) Spatial Data
8 5 (1.42%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 4 (1.14%) Couchbase
9 4 (1.14%) Event Store
9 4 (1.14%) Relational Database
9 4 (1.14%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 53 (15.06%) Visual Studio
2 35 (9.94%) Git (software)
3 29 (8.24%) Selenium
4 23 (6.53%) JIRA
4 23 (6.53%) Team Foundation Server
5 18 (5.11%) Cucumber
6 17 (4.83%) SpecFlow
6 17 (4.83%) Subversion
6 17 (4.83%) WebDriver
7 10 (2.84%) TeamCity
8 8 (2.27%) Jenkins
9 7 (1.99%) Octopus Deploy
10 6 (1.70%) Visual Studio Team System
11 5 (1.42%) MSTest
12 4 (1.14%) Mercurial
12 4 (1.14%) Moq
13 3 (0.85%) Atlassian Bamboo
13 3 (0.85%) Fiddler
13 3 (0.85%) JUnit
13 3 (0.85%) Oracle Forms
General
1 58 (16.48%) Finance
2 19 (5.40%) Manufacturing
3 12 (3.41%) Retail
4 7 (1.99%) Games
4 7 (1.99%) Pharmaceutical
5 4 (1.14%) Electronics
5 4 (1.14%) Marketing
6 3 (0.85%) Advertising
7 2 (0.57%) Legal
7 2 (0.57%) Telecoms
8 1 (0.28%) Financial Institution
8 1 (0.28%) French Language
8 1 (0.28%) German Language
8 1 (0.28%) Portuguese Language
8 1 (0.28%) Spanish Language
8 1 (0.28%) Swedish Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 254 (72.16%) .NET
2 162 (46.02%) ASP.NET
3 112 (31.82%) ASP.NET MVC
4 104 (29.55%) HTML
5 102 (28.98%) CSS
6 71 (20.17%) .NET Framework
7 58 (16.48%) Web Services
8 51 (14.49%) jQuery
9 45 (12.78%) ASP.NET Web API
10 42 (11.93%) Entity Framework
11 41 (11.65%) WCF
12 34 (9.66%) WPF
13 30 (8.52%) AngularJS
13 30 (8.52%) REST
14 26 (7.39%) SOAP
14 26 (7.39%) Twitter Bootstrap
15 18 (5.11%) WinForms
16 17 (4.83%) Ajax
17 16 (4.55%) Pyramid
17 16 (4.55%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 57 (16.19%) Greenfield Project
2 32 (9.09%) Enterprise Software
3 10 (2.84%) Analytical Skills
3 10 (2.84%) Mobile App
4 8 (2.27%) NHS
4 8 (2.27%) User Experience
5 7 (1.99%) Computer Science
6 6 (1.70%) Video\Live Streaming
7 5 (1.42%) Driving Licence
8 4 (1.14%) Public Cloud
9 3 (0.85%) Algorithms
10 2 (0.57%) Life Science
11 1 (0.28%) Client/Server
11 1 (0.28%) Data Centre
11 1 (0.28%) HoloLens
11 1 (0.28%) Hybrid Cloud
11 1 (0.28%) iPhone
11 1 (0.28%) PKI
11 1 (0.28%) PMI
11 1 (0.28%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 17 (4.83%) Android
2 14 (3.98%) Apple iOS
3 12 (3.41%) Linux
4 9 (2.56%) Unix
5 6 (1.70%) Windows
6 1 (0.28%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (0.28%) Windows Mobile
6 1 (0.28%) Windows Phone
6 1 (0.28%) Windows Phone 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 193 (54.83%) Agile Software Development
2 167 (47.44%) MVC
3 83 (23.58%) Software Engineering
4 75 (21.31%) Scrum
5 73 (20.74%) SDLC
6 67 (19.03%) TDD
7 55 (15.63%) Test Automation
8 42 (11.93%) Mentoring
8 42 (11.93%) OO
9 32 (9.09%) OOP
9 32 (9.09%) Waterfall
10 30 (8.52%) SDET
11 25 (7.10%) BDD
11 25 (7.10%) SOA
12 23 (6.53%) Coaching
13 22 (6.25%) Continuous Integration
14 20 (5.68%) Kanban
15 17 (4.83%) Web Development
16 16 (4.55%) DevOps
16 16 (4.55%) SOLID
Programming Languages
1 279 (79.26%) C#
2 164 (46.59%) SQL
3 155 (44.03%) JavaScript
4 68 (19.32%) Java
5 34 (9.66%) Python
5 34 (9.66%) T-SQL
6 28 (7.95%) PHP
7 25 (7.10%) C++
8 14 (3.98%) VB.NET
9 8 (2.27%) PL/SQL
9 8 (2.27%) Ruby
10 6 (1.70%) PowerShell
11 5 (1.42%) VB
12 4 (1.14%) C
12 4 (1.14%) R
12 4 (1.14%) TypeScript
12 4 (1.14%) VBA
13 3 (0.85%) COBOL
13 3 (0.85%) Scala
13 3 (0.85%) XAML
Qualifications
1 29 (8.24%) Degree
2 6 (1.70%) ISEB
2 6 (1.70%) ISTQB
3 4 (1.14%) Computer Science Degree
4 1 (0.28%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (0.28%) PMI Certification
4 1 (0.28%) SC Cleared
4 1 (0.28%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (2.27%) QA
System Software
1 14 (3.98%) Docker
2 1 (0.28%) Active Directory
2 1 (0.28%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 4 (1.14%) Grafana
1 4 (1.14%) Kubernetes
1 4 (1.14%) Puppet
2 3 (0.85%) Rancher
3 2 (0.57%) Terraform
4 1 (0.28%) Ansible
4 1 (0.28%) Docker Swarm
4 1 (0.28%) Mesos
4 1 (0.28%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 72 (20.45%) Microsoft
2 27 (7.67%) Google
3 22 (6.25%) Twitter
4 10 (2.84%) Atlassian
5 9 (2.56%) Oracle
6 6 (1.70%) Xamarin
7 4 (1.14%) Avid
7 4 (1.14%) SAP
7 4 (1.14%) Splunk
8 2 (0.57%) Capita
8 2 (0.57%) Progress
9 1 (0.28%) Autodesk
9 1 (0.28%) Red Hat
9 1 (0.28%) webMethods