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 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Software Developer
Rank 23 21 21
Rank change year-on-year
-2 0
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Developer 1 9 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Durham 0.88% 6.92% 1.85%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.03% 7.14% 1.92%
Number of salaries quoted 1 8 1
Average salary £31,500 £32,500 £32,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-3.07% +1.56%
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £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
97 126 52
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Durham 85.09% 96.92% 96.30%
Number of salaries quoted 74 92 42
Average salary £31,500 £35,000 £24,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-10.00% +45.83%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £25,000 £22,200
10% offered a salary of more than £46,000 £42,000 £50,000
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 January 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 8 (100.00%) C#
1 8 (100.00%) .NET
1 8 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 8 (100.00%) SQL Server 2008
2 5 (62.50%) Microsoft Azure
2 5 (62.50%) CSS3
2 5 (62.50%) ASP.NET MVC 3
2 5 (62.50%) Web Application Development
2 5 (62.50%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (62.50%) MVC
2 5 (62.50%) Scrum
2 5 (62.50%) Windows
2 5 (62.50%) MS Excel
2 5 (62.50%) Microsoft
2 5 (62.50%) Microsoft Certification
2 5 (62.50%) HTML
2 5 (62.50%) ASP.NET
2 5 (62.50%) CSS
2 5 (62.50%) ASP.NET MVC
2 5 (62.50%) HTML5
2 5 (62.50%) jQuery
3 4 (50.00%) Progressive Enhancement
3 4 (50.00%) MCP
3 4 (50.00%) MCSD
3 4 (50.00%) MCSE
3 4 (50.00%) Data Management
3 4 (50.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 4 (50.00%) MCTS
3 4 (50.00%) MCITP
3 4 (50.00%) MCPD

Software Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Durham by Category

For the 6 months to 29 January 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.

Applications
1 5 (62.50%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 5 (62.50%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 8 (100.00%) SQL Server 2008
2 4 (50.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 4 (50.00%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 4 (50.00%) Team Foundation Server
2 3 (37.50%) Visual Studio
General
1 4 (50.00%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (100.00%) .NET
2 5 (62.50%) CSS3
2 5 (62.50%) ASP.NET MVC 3
2 5 (62.50%) HTML
2 5 (62.50%) ASP.NET
2 5 (62.50%) CSS
2 5 (62.50%) ASP.NET MVC
2 5 (62.50%) HTML5
2 5 (62.50%) jQuery
3 4 (50.00%) WCF
3 4 (50.00%) ASP.NET Web Forms
4 3 (37.50%) WinForms
Miscellaneous
1 4 (50.00%) Blog
1 4 (50.00%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 5 (62.50%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (62.50%) Web Application Development
1 5 (62.50%) Agile Software Development
1 5 (62.50%) MVC
1 5 (62.50%) Scrum
2 4 (50.00%) Progressive Enhancement
2 4 (50.00%) Data Management
2 4 (50.00%) Requirements Analysis
2 4 (50.00%) Graceful Degradation
Programming Languages
1 8 (100.00%) C#
2 3 (37.50%) SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (62.50%) Microsoft Certification
2 4 (50.00%) MCP
2 4 (50.00%) MCSD
2 4 (50.00%) MCSE
2 4 (50.00%) MCTS
2 4 (50.00%) MCITP
2 4 (50.00%) MCPD
2 4 (50.00%) Degree
Vendors
1 5 (62.50%) Microsoft