Period
to 6 April 2020

The median annual salary for a Software Developer was £40,000 in advertised job vacancies in Yorkshire during the 6 months to 6 April 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
6 Apr 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 58 65 72
Rank change year-on-year +7 +7 -6
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Developer 244 297 395
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in Yorkshire 4.15% 4.02% 3.80%
As % of the Job Titles category 4.31% 4.13% 3.89%
Number of salaries quoted 217 282 399
Median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - -5.88% +6.25%
10th Percentile £27,500 £27,000 £29,750
90th Percentile £56,250 £53,625 £57,750
England median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000

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 5,659 7,185 10,150
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.24% 97.30% 97.67%
Number of salaries quoted 4,759 5,954 8,670
Median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% - +6.25%
10th Percentile £26,250 £25,000 £26,250
90th Percentile £67,500 £62,500 £60,000
England median annual salary £52,500 £52,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +0.96% +4.00% +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 6 April 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 6 April 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 -8 139 £40,000 -5.88% 26
South Yorkshire +9 59 £37,500 - 10
North Yorkshire +56 46 £44,500 +11.25% 1
East Yorkshire +8 1 - - 5
Software Developer
England

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

For the 6 months to 6 April 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.

1 156 (63.93%) C#
2 151 (61.89%) .NET
3 112 (45.90%) Agile Software Development
4 93 (38.11%) JavaScript
5 82 (33.61%) MVC
6 73 (29.92%) ASP.NET
7 69 (28.28%) .NET Core
8 68 (27.87%) Software Engineering
9 64 (26.23%) SQL
10 61 (25.00%) Java
11 57 (23.36%) SQL Server
12 50 (20.49%) Azure
13 47 (19.26%) HTML
14 45 (18.44%) AngularJS
15 40 (16.39%) DevOps
16 39 (15.98%) AWS
17 37 (15.16%) Spring
17 37 (15.16%) CSS
18 36 (14.75%) TDD
18 36 (14.75%) ASP.NET Web API
18 36 (14.75%) React
19 35 (14.34%) Microservices
19 35 (14.34%) Greenfield Project
19 35 (14.34%) Git (software)
19 35 (14.34%) PHP
20 32 (13.11%) .NET Framework
21 30 (12.30%) Scrum
21 30 (12.30%) BDD
22 29 (11.89%) Finance
23 28 (11.48%) Degree

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 13 (5.33%) IIS
2 6 (2.46%) Apache Spark
3 3 (1.23%) SAS
3 3 (1.23%) Umbraco
4 2 (0.82%) SharePoint
4 2 (0.82%) SharePoint 2013
5 1 (0.41%) CMS
5 1 (0.41%) Elasticsearch
5 1 (0.41%) nginx
5 1 (0.41%) Tomcat
Applications
1 1 (0.41%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 3 (1.23%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.41%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 50 (20.49%) Azure
2 39 (15.98%) AWS
3 10 (4.10%) GCP
4 8 (3.28%) AWS Lambda
4 8 (3.28%) Serverless
5 6 (2.46%) FinancialForce
5 6 (2.46%) Force.com
6 3 (1.23%) Dynamics 365
7 2 (0.82%) SaaS
8 1 (0.41%) Amazon ECS
8 1 (0.41%) Amazon S3
8 1 (0.41%) GitHub
8 1 (0.41%) Yarn
Communications & Networking
1 2 (0.82%) Internet
2 1 (0.41%) Modbus
2 1 (0.41%) RS-485
2 1 (0.41%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 57 (23.36%) SQL Server
2 19 (7.79%) MySQL
3 17 (6.97%) MongoDB
4 14 (5.74%) Hadoop
4 14 (5.74%) NoSQL
5 10 (4.10%) PostgreSQL
6 9 (3.69%) Relational Database
7 7 (2.87%) Riak
8 5 (2.05%) Apache Cassandra
8 5 (2.05%) Redis
9 4 (1.64%) Flink
10 3 (1.23%) SQL Server 2016
10 3 (1.23%) SQL Server 2017
11 2 (0.82%) Amazon Aurora
11 2 (0.82%) Big Data
12 1 (0.41%) Couchbase
12 1 (0.41%) RDBMS
12 1 (0.41%) SQL Server 2014
12 1 (0.41%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 35 (14.34%) Git (software)
2 19 (7.79%) Selenium
3 14 (5.74%) Visual Studio
4 12 (4.92%) Jenkins
5 11 (4.51%) Cucumber
6 10 (4.10%) Gatling
6 10 (4.10%) JMeter
6 10 (4.10%) Ranorex
7 9 (3.69%) Appium
7 9 (3.69%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 9 (3.69%) Buildbot
7 9 (3.69%) NeoLoad
7 9 (3.69%) SoapUI
7 9 (3.69%) WATIR
7 9 (3.69%) WebLOAD
8 5 (2.05%) WebDriver
9 4 (1.64%) JIRA
10 3 (1.23%) SpecFlow
11 2 (0.82%) JUnit
11 2 (0.82%) Subversion
General
1 29 (11.89%) Finance
2 10 (4.10%) Marketing
3 4 (1.64%) Games
3 4 (1.64%) Online Betting
3 4 (1.64%) Retail
4 2 (0.82%) Back Office
4 2 (0.82%) Public Sector
5 1 (0.41%) Automotive
5 1 (0.41%) Electronics
5 1 (0.41%) Financial Institution
5 1 (0.41%) Front Office
5 1 (0.41%) Law
5 1 (0.41%) Legal
5 1 (0.41%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 151 (61.89%) .NET
2 73 (29.92%) ASP.NET
3 69 (28.28%) .NET Core
4 47 (19.26%) HTML
5 45 (18.44%) AngularJS
6 37 (15.16%) CSS
6 37 (15.16%) Spring
7 36 (14.75%) ASP.NET Web API
7 36 (14.75%) React
8 32 (13.11%) .NET Framework
9 28 (11.48%) ASP.NET MVC
9 28 (11.48%) Web Services
10 26 (10.66%) jQuery
11 23 (9.43%) Node.js
12 20 (8.20%) Entity Framework
13 14 (5.74%) Vue.js
14 11 (4.51%) REST
14 11 (4.51%) RESTful
14 11 (4.51%) Twitter Bootstrap
15 9 (3.69%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 35 (14.34%) Greenfield Project
2 12 (4.92%) User Experience
3 7 (2.87%) Enterprise Software
3 7 (2.87%) Mobile App
4 6 (2.46%) Self-Motivation
5 4 (1.64%) Analytical Skills
5 4 (1.64%) Video\Live Streaming
6 3 (1.23%) e-Learning
7 2 (0.82%) Client/Server
7 2 (0.82%) Digital Media
7 2 (0.82%) NHS
8 1 (0.41%) Data Structures
8 1 (0.41%) Embedded Systems
8 1 (0.41%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 8 (3.28%) Windows
2 7 (2.87%) Linux
3 4 (1.64%) Android
4 3 (1.23%) Apple iOS
5 2 (0.82%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 112 (45.90%) Agile Software Development
2 82 (33.61%) MVC
3 68 (27.87%) Software Engineering
4 40 (16.39%) DevOps
5 36 (14.75%) TDD
6 35 (14.34%) Microservices
7 30 (12.30%) BDD
7 30 (12.30%) Scrum
8 28 (11.48%) Test Automation
9 23 (9.43%) Continuous Integration
10 20 (8.20%) IT Strategy
11 15 (6.15%) OO
12 14 (5.74%) SDET
13 13 (5.33%) Mentoring
14 12 (4.92%) Problem-Solving
15 11 (4.51%) Web Development
16 10 (4.10%) Continuous Delivery
16 10 (4.10%) Software Testing
16 10 (4.10%) System Testing
17 9 (3.69%) Computer Science
Programming Languages
1 156 (63.93%) C#
2 93 (38.11%) JavaScript
3 64 (26.23%) SQL
4 61 (25.00%) Java
5 35 (14.34%) PHP
6 26 (10.66%) Python
7 17 (6.97%) T-SQL
8 16 (6.56%) C++
9 14 (5.74%) C
10 13 (5.33%) Ruby
11 11 (4.51%) Scala
11 11 (4.51%) VB.NET
12 10 (4.10%) TypeScript
13 9 (3.69%) VB
14 4 (1.64%) ES6
14 4 (1.64%) XAML
15 3 (1.23%) Java 8
16 2 (0.82%) Go
16 2 (0.82%) Kotlin
16 2 (0.82%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 28 (11.48%) Degree
2 5 (2.05%) Computer Science Degree
3 4 (1.64%) Microsoft Certification
3 4 (1.64%) Postgraduate
4 1 (0.41%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (3.69%) QA
2 1 (0.41%) SLA
System Software
1 20 (8.20%) Docker
Systems Management
1 14 (5.74%) Ansible
2 12 (4.92%) Opscode Chef
2 12 (4.92%) Puppet
3 11 (4.51%) Kubernetes
4 5 (2.05%) Terraform
Vendors
1 27 (11.07%) Microsoft
2 11 (4.51%) Oracle
3 6 (2.46%) Advent
3 6 (2.46%) Salesforce.com
4 3 (1.23%) Google
4 3 (1.23%) Xamarin
5 2 (0.82%) Rackspace
5 2 (0.82%) Zend
6 1 (0.41%) OutSystems
6 1 (0.41%) UiPath