Period
to 29 November 2021

The median annual salary for a Software Developer was £42,500 in advertised job vacancies in Yorkshire during the 6 months to 29 November 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 Nov 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 116 87 57
Rank change year-on-year -29 -30 +26
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Developer 164 86 307
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in Yorkshire 2.39% 2.72% 4.62%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.57% 2.80% 4.76%
Number of salaries quoted 137 74 246
10th Percentile £24,450 £30,000 £26,250
25th Percentile £32,500 £34,250 £32,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £42,500 £45,000 £40,000
Median % change year-on-year -5.56% +12.50% -
75th Percentile £51,250 £52,500 £52,500
90th Percentile £57,500 £55,875 £57,500
England median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year - +11.11% -

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 6,375 3,070 6,456
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 93.05% 97.00% 97.19%
Number of salaries quoted 4,896 2,659 5,337
10th Percentile £29,750 £30,000 £25,000
25th Percentile £37,500 £36,250 £32,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £50,000 £45,000 £45,000
Median % change year-on-year +11.11% - +5.88%
75th Percentile £65,000 £57,500 £55,000
90th Percentile £77,500 £65,000 £65,000
England median annual salary £57,500 £55,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year +4.55% +4.76% +5.00%

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 November 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 November 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 -29 100 £42,500 -5.56% 35
North Yorkshire +3 34 £45,000 -5.26% 3
South Yorkshire -23 26 £40,000 -20.00% 8
East Yorkshire -8 4 £37,500 -28.57% 3
Software Developer
England

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

For the 6 months to 29 November 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.

1 126 (76.83%) C#
2 122 (74.39%) .NET
3 84 (51.22%) Agile Software Development
4 82 (50.00%) JavaScript
5 80 (48.78%) SQL
6 73 (44.51%) MVC
7 72 (43.90%) .NET Core
8 67 (40.85%) Azure
9 65 (39.63%) DevOps
10 60 (36.59%) HTML
11 58 (35.37%) SQL Server
12 57 (34.76%) CSS
13 50 (30.49%) ASP.NET
14 37 (22.56%) Git (software)
14 37 (22.56%) Microservices
15 36 (21.95%) .NET Framework
16 35 (21.34%) Scrum
16 35 (21.34%) jQuery
17 34 (20.73%) Microsoft
18 33 (20.12%) Java
18 33 (20.12%) SDLC
19 32 (19.51%) Visual Studio
20 31 (18.90%) Analytical Skills
21 29 (17.68%) Problem-Solving
22 26 (15.85%) Full Stack Development
22 26 (15.85%) ASP.NET MVC
23 25 (15.24%) Web Application Development
23 25 (15.24%) Python
24 24 (14.63%) Social Skills
25 23 (14.02%) VB

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 5 (3.05%) IIS
2 2 (1.22%) SharePoint
Applications
1 3 (1.83%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (1.22%) Microsoft Excel
Cloud Services
1 67 (40.85%) Azure
2 6 (3.66%) AWS
2 6 (3.66%) GCP
3 2 (1.22%) Power Platform
3 2 (1.22%) SaaS
3 2 (1.22%) Serverless
4 1 (0.61%) Azure Storage
4 1 (0.61%) Microsoft 365
4 1 (0.61%) Power Automate
4 1 (0.61%) PowerApps
Communications & Networking
1 1 (0.61%) Intranet
1 1 (0.61%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 58 (35.37%) SQL Server
2 11 (6.71%) PostgreSQL
3 9 (5.49%) Relational Database
4 4 (2.44%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 3 (1.83%) MySQL
6 2 (1.22%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 1 (0.61%) Azure SQL Database
7 1 (0.61%) Couchbase
7 1 (0.61%) Data Warehouse
7 1 (0.61%) Hadoop
7 1 (0.61%) MongoDB
7 1 (0.61%) NoSQL
7 1 (0.61%) Power BI
7 1 (0.61%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 37 (22.56%) Git (software)
2 32 (19.51%) Visual Studio
3 7 (4.27%) Subversion
3 7 (4.27%) TeamCity
4 6 (3.66%) JIRA
4 6 (3.66%) Katalon Studio
4 6 (3.66%) Selenium
4 6 (3.66%) Visual Studio Team System
5 3 (1.83%) Appium
5 3 (1.83%) CircleCI
5 3 (1.83%) Cypress.io
5 3 (1.83%) Gatling
5 3 (1.83%) GitLab
5 3 (1.83%) Jenkins
5 3 (1.83%) JMeter
5 3 (1.83%) NeoLoad
5 3 (1.83%) Postman
5 3 (1.83%) SoapUI
5 3 (1.83%) TestCafe
5 3 (1.83%) WebLOAD
General
1 31 (18.90%) Analytical Skills
2 24 (14.63%) Social Skills
3 14 (8.54%) Finance
4 13 (7.93%) Law
5 11 (6.71%) Local Government
6 10 (6.10%) Manufacturing
7 8 (4.88%) Public Sector
8 7 (4.27%) Retail
9 6 (3.66%) Legal
10 5 (3.05%) Documentation Skills
11 4 (2.44%) Automotive
12 3 (1.83%) Pharmaceutical
13 2 (1.22%) Organisational Skills
14 1 (0.61%) Back Office
14 1 (0.61%) Inclusion and Diversity
14 1 (0.61%) Marketing
14 1 (0.61%) Online Betting
14 1 (0.61%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 122 (74.39%) .NET
2 72 (43.90%) .NET Core
3 60 (36.59%) HTML
4 57 (34.76%) CSS
5 50 (30.49%) ASP.NET
6 36 (21.95%) .NET Framework
7 35 (21.34%) jQuery
8 26 (15.85%) ASP.NET MVC
9 23 (14.02%) AngularJS
9 23 (14.02%) React
10 20 (12.20%) KnockoutJS
11 17 (10.37%) LINQ
12 11 (6.71%) Node.js
12 11 (6.71%) Web Services
13 10 (6.10%) Entity Framework
14 9 (5.49%) RESTful
14 9 (5.49%) Spring
15 8 (4.88%) HTML5
16 7 (4.27%) ASP.NET Web API
17 6 (3.66%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 14 (8.54%) Greenfield Project
2 7 (4.27%) Data Protection Act
3 6 (3.66%) Self-Motivation
4 5 (3.05%) Enterprise Software
4 5 (3.05%) Mobile App
4 5 (3.05%) N-Tier
5 2 (1.22%) Algorithms
5 2 (1.22%) Life Science
5 2 (1.22%) Management Information System
6 1 (0.61%) NHS
6 1 (0.61%) Public Cloud
6 1 (0.61%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 10 (6.10%) Windows
2 4 (2.44%) Linux
3 3 (1.83%) Android
3 3 (1.83%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 84 (51.22%) Agile Software Development
2 73 (44.51%) MVC
3 65 (39.63%) DevOps
4 37 (22.56%) Microservices
5 35 (21.34%) Scrum
6 33 (20.12%) SDLC
7 29 (17.68%) Problem-Solving
8 26 (15.85%) Full Stack Development
9 25 (15.24%) Web Application Development
10 23 (14.02%) IT Strategy
11 20 (12.20%) Cost Reduction
11 20 (12.20%) Software Engineering
12 15 (9.15%) Time Management
13 13 (7.93%) Mentoring
14 12 (7.32%) Web Development
15 10 (6.10%) TDD
16 9 (5.49%) Computer Science
16 9 (5.49%) Test Automation
17 8 (4.88%) BDD
17 8 (4.88%) Continuous Integration
Programming Languages
1 126 (76.83%) C#
2 82 (50.00%) JavaScript
3 80 (48.78%) SQL
4 33 (20.12%) Java
5 25 (15.24%) Python
6 23 (14.02%) VB
7 10 (6.10%) PHP
8 7 (4.27%) TypeScript
9 6 (3.66%) Java 8
10 5 (3.05%) C++
10 5 (3.05%) PowerShell
11 4 (2.44%) Ruby
12 3 (1.83%) Apple Swift
12 3 (1.83%) C
12 3 (1.83%) Objective-C
12 3 (1.83%) Scala
13 2 (1.22%) Delphi
13 2 (1.22%) T-SQL
13 2 (1.22%) VB.NET
14 1 (0.61%) XAML
Qualifications
1 20 (12.20%) Degree
2 12 (7.32%) Computer Science Degree
3 1 (0.61%) Master's Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (1.83%) QA
System Software
1 3 (1.83%) Docker
2 2 (1.22%) Firmware
3 1 (0.61%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 1 (0.61%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 34 (20.73%) Microsoft
2 5 (3.05%) Sage
2 5 (3.05%) Xamarin
3 3 (1.83%) DevExpress
3 3 (1.83%) Oracle
4 2 (1.22%) Progress
5 1 (0.61%) ANSYS
5 1 (0.61%) Bloomberg
5 1 (0.61%) Zend