The table below looks at the statistics for the Software Developer role in IT jobs advertised for the Newcastle upon Tyne 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 30 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Software Developer
Rank 34 30 24
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -6
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Developer 31 23 39
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Newcastle upon Tyne 6.50% 6.28% 7.44%
As % of the Job Titles category 6.81% 6.44% 7.56%
Number of salaries quoted 30 23 39
Average salary £33,500 £35,000 £31,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-4.28% +11.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £28,000 £23,200
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £42,500 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £38,000 £37,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+1.33% +7.14%
Software Developer
Tyne and Wear

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the Newcastle upon Tyne 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
Newcastle upon Tyne
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
455 357 516
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Newcastle upon Tyne 95.39% 97.54% 98.47%
Number of salaries quoted 378 324 455
Average salary £37,500 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £24,050 £20,500
10% offered a salary of more than £61,215 £55,000 £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 Newcastle upon Tyne

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

Software Developer Jobs Demand Trend in Newcastle upon Tyne

Software Developer
Salary Trend in Newcastle upon Tyne

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

Software Developer Salary Trend in Newcastle upon Tyne

Software Developer
Salary Histogram in Newcastle upon Tyne

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Software Developer across the Newcastle upon Tyne region over the 3 months to 30 March 2015.

Software Developer Salary Histogram in Newcastle upon Tyne

Software Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Newcastle upon Tyne

For the 6 months to 30 March 2015, IT jobs across the Newcastle upon Tyne 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 32 (54.24%) Agile Software Development
2 30 (50.85%) C#
3 29 (49.15%) .NET
4 22 (37.29%) Java
5 21 (35.59%) SQL Server
5 21 (35.59%) ASP.NET
5 21 (35.59%) Degree
6 18 (30.51%) SQL
7 17 (28.81%) Unit Testing
8 15 (25.42%) Computer Science
8 15 (25.42%) HTML
8 15 (25.42%) JavaScript
8 15 (25.42%) Linux
9 14 (23.73%) OO
9 14 (23.73%) Multithreading
10 13 (22.03%) CSS
11 12 (20.34%) C++
11 12 (20.34%) Visual Studio
11 12 (20.34%) PhD
11 12 (20.34%) Scrum
12 11 (18.64%) Windows
13 10 (16.95%) MVC
13 10 (16.95%) OOD
13 10 (16.95%) Mathematics
14 9 (15.25%) Team Foundation Server
14 9 (15.25%) TDD
15 8 (13.56%) jQuery
15 8 (13.56%) .NET Framework
15 8 (13.56%) Microsoft
15 8 (13.56%) 3D Graphics

Software Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Newcastle upon Tyne by Category

For the 6 months to 30 March 2015, IT jobs across the Newcastle upon Tyne 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 3 (5.08%) SharePoint
2 1 (1.69%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 3 (5.08%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (3.39%) Visualfiles
1 2 (3.39%) SAP Oil and Gas
1 2 (3.39%) Dynamics CRM
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.69%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (35.59%) SQL Server
2 6 (10.17%) SQL Server 2008
3 3 (5.08%) MongoDB
3 3 (5.08%) NoSQL
4 2 (3.39%) SQL Server 2012
4 2 (3.39%) SQL Server 2000
4 2 (3.39%) SQL Server 2005
5 1 (1.69%) MySQL
5 1 (1.69%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 12 (20.34%) Visual Studio
2 9 (15.25%) Team Foundation Server
3 4 (6.78%) JUnit
4 3 (5.08%) Jenkins
5 2 (3.39%) ReSharper
6 1 (1.69%) Git (software)
6 1 (1.69%) Oracle Forms
6 1 (1.69%) Subversion
General
1 8 (13.56%) Games
2 4 (6.78%) Finance
3 2 (3.39%) Law
3 2 (3.39%) Manufacturing
3 2 (3.39%) Back Office
3 2 (3.39%) Electronics
3 2 (3.39%) Telecoms
3 2 (3.39%) Banking
3 2 (3.39%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 29 (49.15%) .NET
2 21 (35.59%) ASP.NET
3 15 (25.42%) HTML
4 13 (22.03%) CSS
5 8 (13.56%) .NET Framework
5 8 (13.56%) jQuery
5 8 (13.56%) HTML5
6 7 (11.86%) Ajax
7 6 (10.17%) XML
8 5 (8.47%) XHTML
8 5 (8.47%) WinForms
8 5 (8.47%) WPF
8 5 (8.47%) CSS3
9 4 (6.78%) OpenGL
10 3 (5.08%) SOAP
10 3 (5.08%) Web Services
10 3 (5.08%) LINQ
10 3 (5.08%) RESTful
10 3 (5.08%) ASP.NET MVC
10 3 (5.08%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 15 (25.42%) Computer Science
2 10 (16.95%) Mathematics
3 8 (13.56%) 3D Graphics
4 6 (10.17%) CUDA
4 6 (10.17%) Algorithms
5 4 (6.78%) Visualisation
6 3 (5.08%) Open Source
6 3 (5.08%) N-Tier
6 3 (5.08%) Analytical Skills
7 2 (3.39%) Mobile Banking
7 2 (3.39%) Mobile Payment
7 2 (3.39%) DTV
7 2 (3.39%) Physics
8 1 (1.69%) Client/Server
8 1 (1.69%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 15 (25.42%) Linux
2 11 (18.64%) Windows
3 1 (1.69%) UNIX
3 1 (1.69%) Ubuntu
3 1 (1.69%) Android
3 1 (1.69%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 32 (54.24%) Agile Software Development
2 17 (28.81%) Unit Testing
3 14 (23.73%) Multithreading
3 14 (23.73%) OO
4 12 (20.34%) Scrum
5 10 (16.95%) OOD
5 10 (16.95%) MVC
6 9 (15.25%) TDD
7 7 (11.86%) Waterfall
8 6 (10.17%) Game Development
8 6 (10.17%) Software Engineering
9 5 (8.47%) CRM
10 4 (6.78%) 3D Visualisation
10 4 (6.78%) Image Processing
11 3 (5.08%) Automated Testing
11 3 (5.08%) Continuous Integration
11 3 (5.08%) Web Development
12 2 (3.39%) Release Management
12 2 (3.39%) Digital Marketing
12 2 (3.39%) Pair Programming
Programming Languages
1 30 (50.85%) C#
2 22 (37.29%) Java
3 18 (30.51%) SQL
4 15 (25.42%) JavaScript
5 12 (20.34%) C++
6 8 (13.56%) VB
7 7 (11.86%) VB.NET
7 7 (11.86%) T-SQL
8 5 (8.47%) Ruby
9 4 (6.78%) VB6
9 4 (6.78%) Python
10 3 (5.08%) PHP
10 3 (5.08%) Scala
11 2 (3.39%) Shell Script
11 2 (3.39%) Delphi
11 2 (3.39%) Perl
12 1 (1.69%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 21 (35.59%) Degree
2 12 (20.34%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.39%) ISO 9001
1 2 (3.39%) TickIT
1 2 (3.39%) ISO/IEC 12207
1 2 (3.39%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 2 (3.39%) QA
1 2 (3.39%) PCI DSS
Vendors
1 8 (13.56%) Microsoft
2 6 (10.17%) Oracle
3 2 (3.39%) SAP
3 2 (3.39%) LexisNexis
4 1 (1.69%) Perforce
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Northern Recruitment Group
Salary: £ competetive
Posted: 2 days ago
Newcastle-upon-Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Solutions Recruitment
Salary: From £18,000 to £20,000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Northern Recruitment Group
Salary: From £30,000 to £40,000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Newcastle-upon-Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Solutions Recruitment
Salary: From £35,000 to £40,000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Newcastle upon Tyne
Capita - ITPS
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Newcastle-upon-Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Omlis
Salary: From £22,000 to £35,000 per annum depending on experience
Posted: 7 days ago
Newcastle-upon-Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Omlis
Salary: From £30,000 to £60,000 per annum depending on experience
Posted: 7 days ago
Newcastle upon Tyne
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £35000 - £38000 per annum + Benefits / Bonus / Holidays
Posted: 17 days ago