Period
to 13 August 2020

The median annual salary for a Software Developer was £47,500 in advertised job vacancies in Yorkshire during the 6 months to 13 August 2020.

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
13 Aug 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 75 73 76
Rank change year-on-year -2 +3 -11
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Developer 105 343 326
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in Yorkshire 3.16% 4.54% 3.53%
As % of the Job Titles category 3.28% 4.66% 3.64%
Number of salaries quoted 106 317 307
Median annual salary £47,500 £40,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +18.75% -5.88% +6.25%
10th Percentile £30,474 £26,250 £28,250
90th Percentile £61,000 £55,000 £52,500
England median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.56% - +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 3,204 7,363 8,954
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.51% 97.41% 97.07%
Number of salaries quoted 2,752 5,946 7,516
Median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% - +2.72%
10th Percentile £27,500 £24,000 £25,125
90th Percentile £67,500 £62,500 £61,750
England median annual salary £55,000 £51,543 £50,000
% change year-on-year +6.71% +3.09% +5.26%

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 13 August 2020.

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 13 August 2020. 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 -35 63 £45,000 +9.09% 12
South Yorkshire -6 27 £50,000 +33.33% 5
North Yorkshire +65 19 £47,500 +31.94% 4
Software Developer
England

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

For the 6 months to 13 August 2020, 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 68 (64.76%) C#
1 68 (64.76%) .NET
2 57 (54.29%) JavaScript
3 53 (50.48%) Agile Software Development
4 42 (40.00%) SQL Server
5 37 (35.24%) AngularJS
6 32 (30.48%) .NET Core
7 30 (28.57%) DevOps
8 29 (27.62%) Java
9 28 (26.67%) MVC
10 27 (25.71%) Azure
10 27 (25.71%) ASP.NET
11 25 (23.81%) SQL
11 25 (23.81%) Software Engineering
12 23 (21.90%) TDD
12 23 (21.90%) Greenfield Project
13 21 (20.00%) .NET Framework
14 19 (18.10%) Git (software)
14 19 (18.10%) HTML
14 19 (18.10%) BDD
14 19 (18.10%) React
15 17 (16.19%) Relational Database
16 16 (15.24%) ASP.NET Web API
16 16 (15.24%) Microservices
17 15 (14.29%) jQuery
17 15 (14.29%) Test Automation
18 14 (13.33%) CSS
19 13 (12.38%) Oracle
20 12 (11.43%) Microsoft
20 12 (11.43%) AWS

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 1 (0.95%) IIS
1 1 (0.95%) NServiceBus
1 1 (0.95%) Umbraco
Business Applications
1 1 (0.95%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 27 (25.71%) Azure
2 12 (11.43%) AWS
3 6 (5.71%) GCP
4 5 (4.76%) AWS Lambda
4 5 (4.76%) Serverless
5 1 (0.95%) Amazon ECS
5 1 (0.95%) Amazon S3
5 1 (0.95%) Cloud Computing
5 1 (0.95%) Dynamics 365
5 1 (0.95%) Logic Apps
5 1 (0.95%) OpenShift
5 1 (0.95%) Yarn
Communications & Networking
1 1 (0.95%) AMQP
1 1 (0.95%) HTTP
1 1 (0.95%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 42 (40.00%) SQL Server
2 17 (16.19%) Relational Database
3 6 (5.71%) MySQL
4 5 (4.76%) NoSQL
4 5 (4.76%) RDBMS
5 4 (3.81%) MongoDB
5 4 (3.81%) Oracle Database
6 3 (2.86%) SQL Server 2017
7 2 (1.90%) Couchbase
7 2 (1.90%) PostgreSQL
7 2 (1.90%) SQL Server 2016
8 1 (0.95%) Amazon Aurora
8 1 (0.95%) Hadoop
8 1 (0.95%) Neo4j
8 1 (0.95%) Redis
Development Applications
1 19 (18.10%) Git (software)
2 5 (4.76%) Visual Studio
3 4 (3.81%) Eclipse
3 4 (3.81%) Jenkins
3 4 (3.81%) JUnit
4 3 (2.86%) Selenium
5 2 (1.90%) git-flow
5 2 (1.90%) Visual Studio Code
6 1 (0.95%) Babel
6 1 (0.95%) Mocha
6 1 (0.95%) SpecFlow
6 1 (0.95%) Subversion
6 1 (0.95%) WebDriver
6 1 (0.95%) webpack
General
1 9 (8.57%) Finance
2 7 (6.67%) Marketing
3 2 (1.90%) Back Office
3 2 (1.90%) Games
3 2 (1.90%) Public Sector
3 2 (1.90%) Retail
4 1 (0.95%) Financial Institution
4 1 (0.95%) Front Office
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 68 (64.76%) .NET
2 37 (35.24%) AngularJS
3 32 (30.48%) .NET Core
4 27 (25.71%) ASP.NET
5 21 (20.00%) .NET Framework
6 19 (18.10%) HTML
6 19 (18.10%) React
7 16 (15.24%) ASP.NET Web API
8 15 (14.29%) jQuery
9 14 (13.33%) CSS
10 11 (10.48%) Node.js
11 10 (9.52%) KnockoutJS
11 10 (9.52%) RESTful
11 10 (9.52%) Vue.js
12 9 (8.57%) Entity Framework
12 9 (8.57%) Spring
13 7 (6.67%) ASP.NET MVC
13 7 (6.67%) LINQ
13 7 (6.67%) WinForms
14 5 (4.76%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 23 (21.90%) Greenfield Project
2 12 (11.43%) User Experience
3 6 (5.71%) Self-Motivation
4 4 (3.81%) Mobile App
5 2 (1.90%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (1.90%) Client/Server
6 1 (0.95%) Data Structures
6 1 (0.95%) NHS
6 1 (0.95%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 3 (2.86%) Windows
2 2 (1.90%) Android
2 2 (1.90%) Apple iOS
2 2 (1.90%) Debian
2 2 (1.90%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 53 (50.48%) Agile Software Development
2 30 (28.57%) DevOps
3 28 (26.67%) MVC
4 25 (23.81%) Software Engineering
5 23 (21.90%) TDD
6 19 (18.10%) BDD
7 16 (15.24%) Microservices
8 15 (14.29%) Test Automation
9 11 (10.48%) Continuous Integration
10 10 (9.52%) OO
10 10 (9.52%) Scrum
11 7 (6.67%) Web Development
12 6 (5.71%) OOP
13 5 (4.76%) IT Strategy
14 4 (3.81%) Continuous Improvement
14 4 (3.81%) Epics
14 4 (3.81%) Facial Recognition
14 4 (3.81%) Portfolio Management
14 4 (3.81%) SOLID
14 4 (3.81%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 68 (64.76%) C#
2 57 (54.29%) JavaScript
3 29 (27.62%) Java
4 25 (23.81%) SQL
5 10 (9.52%) PHP
6 9 (8.57%) VB.NET
7 8 (7.62%) TypeScript
7 8 (7.62%) VB
8 6 (5.71%) C++
8 6 (5.71%) Python
9 5 (4.76%) T-SQL
10 4 (3.81%) ES6
11 3 (2.86%) Ruby
12 2 (1.90%) Java 8
12 2 (1.90%) VBScript
13 1 (0.95%) Bash Shell
13 1 (0.95%) Perl
13 1 (0.95%) PHP 7
Qualifications
1 8 (7.62%) Degree
2 1 (0.95%) Computer Science Degree
2 1 (0.95%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (11.43%) QA
System Software
1 8 (7.62%) Docker
2 1 (0.95%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 4 (3.81%) Kubernetes
2 1 (0.95%) Ansible
2 1 (0.95%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (0.95%) Puppet
2 1 (0.95%) Terraform
Vendors
1 13 (12.38%) Oracle
2 12 (11.43%) Microsoft
3 3 (2.86%) Google
4 2 (1.90%) Zend
5 1 (0.95%) Salesforce.com
5 1 (0.95%) VMware
5 1 (0.95%) Xamarin