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 1 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
1 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Software Developer
Rank 16 19 13
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -6
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Developer 7 2 14
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Durham 8.33% 2.60% 12.50%
As % of the Job Titles category 8.54% 2.60% 12.84%
Number of salaries quoted 3 1 12
Average salary £31,500 £26,500 £27,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+18.86% -3.63%
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £35,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+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
82 77 109
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Durham 97.62% 100.00% 97.32%
Number of salaries quoted 59 64 96
Average salary £35,000 £31,000 £29,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.90% +5.08%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £21,000 £20,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £40,000 £46,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

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
Salary Histogram in Durham

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Software Developer across the Durham region over the 3 months to 1 October 2014.

Software Developer Salary Histogram in Durham

Software Developer
Job Locations in Durham

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Software Developer within the Durham region over the 3 months to 1 October 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Stockton-on-Tees - 1 £27,500 -
Software Developer
North East

Software Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Durham

For the 6 months to 1 October 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 8 (100.00%) .NET
1 8 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 7 (87.50%) C#
3 6 (75.00%) MS Excel
3 6 (75.00%) SQL Server 2008
4 5 (62.50%) Microsoft Azure
4 5 (62.50%) ASP.NET MVC
4 5 (62.50%) HTML5
4 5 (62.50%) jQuery
4 5 (62.50%) CSS3
4 5 (62.50%) ASP.NET MVC 3
4 5 (62.50%) Web Application Development
4 5 (62.50%) Windows
4 5 (62.50%) ASP.NET
4 5 (62.50%) CSS
4 5 (62.50%) HTML
4 5 (62.50%) MVC
4 5 (62.50%) Microsoft
4 5 (62.50%) Microsoft Certification
4 5 (62.50%) Scrum
4 5 (62.50%) Agile Software Development
5 4 (50.00%) Data Management
5 4 (50.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 4 (50.00%) MCTS
5 4 (50.00%) MCITP
5 4 (50.00%) MCPD
5 4 (50.00%) Requirements Analysis
5 4 (50.00%) Marketing
5 4 (50.00%) Degree
5 4 (50.00%) Blog

Software Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Durham by Category

For the 6 months to 1 October 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 6 (75.00%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 5 (62.50%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 6 (75.00%) SQL Server 2008
3 4 (50.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 4 (50.00%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (12.50%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 4 (50.00%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (12.50%) Visual Studio
General
1 4 (50.00%) Marketing
2 1 (12.50%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (100.00%) .NET
2 5 (62.50%) ASP.NET MVC
2 5 (62.50%) HTML5
2 5 (62.50%) jQuery
2 5 (62.50%) CSS3
2 5 (62.50%) ASP.NET MVC 3
2 5 (62.50%) ASP.NET
2 5 (62.50%) CSS
2 5 (62.50%) HTML
3 4 (50.00%) WCF
3 4 (50.00%) ASP.NET Web Forms
4 1 (12.50%) WinForms
Miscellaneous
1 4 (50.00%) Blog
1 4 (50.00%) Open Source
2 1 (12.50%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 5 (62.50%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (62.50%) Web Application Development
1 5 (62.50%) MVC
1 5 (62.50%) Scrum
1 5 (62.50%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (50.00%) Data Management
2 4 (50.00%) Requirements Analysis
2 4 (50.00%) Graceful Degradation
2 4 (50.00%) Progressive Enhancement
3 1 (12.50%) ERP
3 1 (12.50%) SEO
3 1 (12.50%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 7 (87.50%) C#
2 2 (25.00%) SQL
2 2 (25.00%) VB.NET
3 1 (12.50%) VBA
3 1 (12.50%) VB
Qualifications
1 5 (62.50%) Microsoft Certification
2 4 (50.00%) MCTS
2 4 (50.00%) MCITP
2 4 (50.00%) MCPD
2 4 (50.00%) Degree
2 4 (50.00%) MCP
2 4 (50.00%) MCSD
2 4 (50.00%) MCSE
Vendors
1 5 (62.50%) Microsoft