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 9 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
9 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Software Developer
Rank 23 - 22
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Developer 5 0 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Durham 4.55% - 6.06%
As % of the Job Titles category 4.76% - 6.20%
Number of salaries quoted 5 0 8
Average salary £24,000 - £32,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
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
105 102 129
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Durham 95.45% 90.27% 97.73%
Number of salaries quoted 77 76 97
Average salary £35,000 £31,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.11% -10.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,700 £24,000 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £47,500 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -

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 9 February 2016, 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 14 (45.16%) C#
1 14 (45.16%) .NET
2 13 (41.94%) OO
3 12 (38.71%) Software Engineering
3 12 (38.71%) Degree
4 10 (32.26%) Finance
4 10 (32.26%) Banking
5 9 (29.03%) Technical Analysis
5 9 (29.03%) Test Scripting
6 7 (22.58%) SQL Server
7 6 (19.35%) C++
7 6 (19.35%) Java
8 5 (16.13%) WCF
8 5 (16.13%) WPF
8 5 (16.13%) Mobile Development
8 5 (16.13%) Xamarin
8 5 (16.13%) Apple iOS
8 5 (16.13%) WinForms
8 5 (16.13%) Windows
9 4 (12.90%) Agile Software Development
10 2 (6.45%) Zend
10 2 (6.45%) Drupal
10 2 (6.45%) Git (software)
10 2 (6.45%) RESTful
10 2 (6.45%) ASP.NET
10 2 (6.45%) Visual Studio
10 2 (6.45%) PHP
10 2 (6.45%) MVC
10 2 (6.45%) Front End Development
11 1 (3.23%) Telecoms

Software Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Durham by Category

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, 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 2 (6.45%) Drupal
2 1 (3.23%) SharePoint
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.23%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (22.58%) SQL Server
2 1 (3.23%) MySQL
2 1 (3.23%) RDBMS
2 1 (3.23%) Relational Database
2 1 (3.23%) SQL Server 2000
Development Applications
1 2 (6.45%) Git (software)
1 2 (6.45%) Visual Studio
General
1 10 (32.26%) Banking
1 10 (32.26%) Finance
2 1 (3.23%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (45.16%) .NET
2 5 (16.13%) WCF
2 5 (16.13%) WinForms
2 5 (16.13%) WPF
3 2 (6.45%) ASP.NET
3 2 (6.45%) RESTful
4 1 (3.23%) .NET Framework
4 1 (3.23%) ADO
4 1 (3.23%) ADO.NET
4 1 (3.23%) CSS
4 1 (3.23%) DAO
4 1 (3.23%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (3.23%) Computer Science
1 1 (3.23%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 5 (16.13%) Apple iOS
1 5 (16.13%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (41.94%) OO
2 12 (38.71%) Software Engineering
3 9 (29.03%) Technical Analysis
3 9 (29.03%) Test Scripting
4 5 (16.13%) Mobile Development
5 4 (12.90%) Agile Software Development
6 2 (6.45%) Front End Development
6 2 (6.45%) MVC
7 1 (3.23%) MSF
7 1 (3.23%) OOP
7 1 (3.23%) SDLC
7 1 (3.23%) UML
7 1 (3.23%) Unit Testing
7 1 (3.23%) Waterfall
7 1 (3.23%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 14 (45.16%) C#
2 6 (19.35%) C++
2 6 (19.35%) Java
3 2 (6.45%) PHP
4 1 (3.23%) JavaScript
4 1 (3.23%) SQL
4 1 (3.23%) VB
4 1 (3.23%) VB6
Qualifications
1 12 (38.71%) Degree
Vendors
1 5 (16.13%) Xamarin
2 2 (6.45%) Zend
3 1 (3.23%) Sybase
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