The table below looks at the statistics 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 29 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Software Developer
Rank 23 21 19
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -2
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Developer 6 4 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Durham 4.08% 3.36% 2.56%
As % of the Job Titles category 4.17% 3.57% 2.63%
Number of salaries quoted 5 2 1
Average salary £39,000 £32,500 £27,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+20.00% +20.37%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
Software Developer
North East

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the Durham region. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of permanent jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
Durham
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
144 112 76
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Durham 97.96% 94.12% 97.44%
Number of salaries quoted 125 86 71
Average salary £39,000 £33,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+18.18% +1.53%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £28,500 £19,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

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 29 May 2015, 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 7 (100.00%) SQL
1 7 (100.00%) .NET
2 6 (85.71%) Visual Studio
2 6 (85.71%) ASP.NET
2 6 (85.71%) SharePoint
3 5 (71.43%) ERP
3 5 (71.43%) Intranet
4 4 (57.14%) NoSQL
5 3 (42.86%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 3 (42.86%) SQL Server
5 3 (42.86%) C#
6 2 (28.57%) Windows
6 2 (28.57%) CRM
6 2 (28.57%) Microsoft
7 1 (14.29%) Avaya
7 1 (14.29%) MS Exchange
7 1 (14.29%) Business Intelligence
7 1 (14.29%) RDBMS
7 1 (14.29%) Dynamics CRM
7 1 (14.29%) .NET Framework
7 1 (14.29%) Degree
7 1 (14.29%) WCF
7 1 (14.29%) jQuery
7 1 (14.29%) Windows Server 2008
7 1 (14.29%) Team Foundation Server
7 1 (14.29%) Microsoft Azure
7 1 (14.29%) ASP.NET MVC
7 1 (14.29%) HTML5
7 1 (14.29%) MS Excel
7 1 (14.29%) Data Warehouse

Software Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Durham by Category

For the 6 months to 29 May 2015, 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.

Application Platforms
1 6 (85.71%) SharePoint
2 1 (14.29%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 1 (14.29%) MS Excel
1 1 (14.29%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (14.29%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 1 (14.29%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 5 (71.43%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (57.14%) NoSQL
2 3 (42.86%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 3 (42.86%) SQL Server
3 1 (14.29%) RDBMS
3 1 (14.29%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (14.29%) MySQL
3 1 (14.29%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 6 (85.71%) Visual Studio
2 1 (14.29%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 1 (14.29%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (100.00%) .NET
2 6 (85.71%) ASP.NET
3 1 (14.29%) .NET Framework
3 1 (14.29%) WCF
3 1 (14.29%) jQuery
3 1 (14.29%) ASP.NET MVC
3 1 (14.29%) HTML5
3 1 (14.29%) EDI
3 1 (14.29%) Web Services
3 1 (14.29%) XML
3 1 (14.29%) HTML
Operating Systems
1 2 (28.57%) Windows
2 1 (14.29%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (71.43%) ERP
2 2 (28.57%) CRM
3 1 (14.29%) Business Intelligence
3 1 (14.29%) MVC
Programming Languages
1 7 (100.00%) SQL
2 3 (42.86%) C#
3 1 (14.29%) JavaScript
3 1 (14.29%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (14.29%) Degree
Vendors
1 2 (28.57%) Microsoft
2 1 (14.29%) Avaya
2 1 (14.29%) Sybase
Durham, County Durham
IT Connections
Salary: £45,000 to £55,000
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Durham, County Durham
IT Connections
Salary: £40,000 to £55,000
Posted: Yesterday