The first table below looks at the demand for the Software Developer role in IT jobs advertised for the Durham region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Software Developer in their job title over the 3 months to 10 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the Durham region.

Location
3 months to
10 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Software Developer
Rank 21 23 23
Rank change year-on-year
+2 0
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Developer 1 1 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Durham 1.12% 1.18% 1.90%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.20% 1.19% 1.98%
Number of salaries quoted 1 0 2
Average salary £31,500 - £32,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £35,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Job Titles Category
Durham
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
83 84 101
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Durham 93.26% 98.82% 96.19%
Number of salaries quoted 76 78 89
Average salary £32,500 £32,500 £31,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +3.17%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,550 £19,000 £21,500
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £44,550 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,472 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+3.97% -0.07%
Software Developer
North East

Software Developer
Jobs Demand Trend in Durham

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Software Developer in the job title across the Durham region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Software Developer Jobs Demand Trend in Durham

Software Developer
Salary Trend in Durham

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Software Developer across the Durham region.

Software Developer Salary Trend in Durham

Software Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Durham

For the 6 months to 10 July 2014, IT jobs across the Durham region that cited Software Developer in their job title mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled with Software Developer in their job title.

1 9 (100.00%) C#
2 7 (77.78%) .NET
3 5 (55.56%) Software Engineering
3 5 (55.56%) Multithreading
3 5 (55.56%) Degree
3 5 (55.56%) Computer Science
4 4 (44.44%) SQL Server
4 4 (44.44%) Microsoft
5 3 (33.33%) WCF
5 3 (33.33%) WPF
5 3 (33.33%) TCP/IP
5 3 (33.33%) Unit Testing
5 3 (33.33%) Modbus
6 2 (22.22%) MS Excel
6 2 (22.22%) ERP
6 2 (22.22%) OOD
6 2 (22.22%) ASP.NET
6 2 (22.22%) C++
6 2 (22.22%) Java
6 2 (22.22%) SQL
6 2 (22.22%) VB.NET
6 2 (22.22%) Manufacturing
6 2 (22.22%) Scrum
7 1 (11.11%) Games
7 1 (11.11%) Android
7 1 (11.11%) SQL Server 2008
7 1 (11.11%) Microsoft Azure
7 1 (11.11%) ASP.NET MVC
7 1 (11.11%) HTML5
7 1 (11.11%) Apple iOS

Software Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Durham by Category

For the 6 months to 10 July 2014, IT jobs across the Durham region that cited Software Developer in their job title mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled with Software Developer in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Applications
1 2 (22.22%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (11.11%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 3 (33.33%) TCP/IP
1 3 (33.33%) Modbus
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (44.44%) SQL Server
2 1 (11.11%) SQL Server 2008
General
1 2 (22.22%) Manufacturing
2 1 (11.11%) Games
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (77.78%) .NET
2 3 (33.33%) WCF
2 3 (33.33%) WPF
3 2 (22.22%) ASP.NET
4 1 (11.11%) CSS
4 1 (11.11%) HTML
4 1 (11.11%) jQuery
4 1 (11.11%) ASP.NET MVC
4 1 (11.11%) HTML5
4 1 (11.11%) CSS3
4 1 (11.11%) ASP.NET MVC 3
Miscellaneous
1 5 (55.56%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 1 (11.11%) Windows
1 1 (11.11%) Linux
1 1 (11.11%) Android
1 1 (11.11%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (55.56%) Software Engineering
1 5 (55.56%) Multithreading
2 3 (33.33%) Unit Testing
3 2 (22.22%) ERP
3 2 (22.22%) OOD
3 2 (22.22%) Scrum
4 1 (11.11%) OO
4 1 (11.11%) MVC
4 1 (11.11%) Web Application Development
Programming Languages
1 9 (100.00%) C#
2 2 (22.22%) C++
2 2 (22.22%) Java
2 2 (22.22%) SQL
2 2 (22.22%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 5 (55.56%) Degree
2 1 (11.11%) PhD
2 1 (11.11%) Microsoft Certification
Vendors
1 4 (44.44%) Microsoft
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