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 24 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Software Developer
Rank 33 17 37
Rank change year-on-year
-16 +20
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Developer 30 35 21
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Newcastle upon Tyne 6.25% 9.89% 4.96%
As % of the Job Titles category 6.56% 10.09% 5.12%
Number of salaries quoted 29 34 21
Average salary £33,000 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-17.50% +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,200 £23,700 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £42,500 £48,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
- +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
457 347 410
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Newcastle upon Tyne 95.21% 98.02% 96.93%
Number of salaries quoted 372 313 361
Average salary £35,000 £40,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-12.50% +14.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,000 £25,500 £21,975
10% offered a salary of more than £52,000 £50,000 £50,300
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 24 December 2014.

Software Developer Salary Histogram in Newcastle upon Tyne

Software Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Newcastle upon Tyne

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, 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 49 (56.98%) C#
2 45 (52.33%) Agile Software Development
3 42 (48.84%) Java
4 31 (36.05%) C++
5 29 (33.72%) Degree
6 27 (31.40%) .NET
7 25 (29.07%) Linux
8 24 (27.91%) HTML
9 23 (26.74%) ASP.NET
9 23 (26.74%) OO
10 21 (24.42%) CSS
11 20 (23.26%) SQL
11 20 (23.26%) SQL Server
11 20 (23.26%) Computer Science
12 18 (20.93%) Mentoring
13 16 (18.60%) Windows
13 16 (18.60%) Ajax
14 15 (17.44%) Client/Server
14 15 (17.44%) Microsoft
14 15 (17.44%) Multithreading
15 14 (16.28%) JavaScript
15 14 (16.28%) UNIX
15 14 (16.28%) TDD
16 13 (15.12%) C
16 13 (15.12%) Web Services
16 13 (15.12%) XML
16 13 (15.12%) Mathematics
16 13 (15.12%) Unit Testing
16 13 (15.12%) SQL Server 2008
17 12 (13.95%) N-Tier

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

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, 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 5 (5.81%) SharePoint
2 1 (1.16%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 9 (10.47%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (2.33%) SAP Oil and Gas
1 2 (2.33%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (1.16%) Visualfiles
Communications & Networking
1 2 (2.33%) Intranet
1 2 (2.33%) Extranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (23.26%) SQL Server
2 13 (15.12%) SQL Server 2008
3 10 (11.63%) Relational Database
4 5 (5.81%) MongoDB
4 5 (5.81%) NoSQL
5 2 (2.33%) MySQL
6 1 (1.16%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 9 (10.47%) Team Foundation Server
2 5 (5.81%) Jenkins
3 4 (4.65%) JUnit
4 3 (3.49%) Visual Studio
4 3 (3.49%) Eclipse
4 3 (3.49%) CruiseControl
4 3 (3.49%) JIRA
5 1 (1.16%) Git (software)
5 1 (1.16%) Subversion
5 1 (1.16%) Oracle Forms
General
1 12 (13.95%) Games
2 9 (10.47%) Banking
3 5 (5.81%) Finance
4 3 (3.49%) Multimedia
5 2 (2.33%) Marketing
5 2 (2.33%) Electronics
5 2 (2.33%) Telecoms
5 2 (2.33%) Manufacturing
6 1 (1.16%) Advertising
6 1 (1.16%) Law
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 27 (31.40%) .NET
2 24 (27.91%) HTML
3 23 (26.74%) ASP.NET
4 21 (24.42%) CSS
5 16 (18.60%) Ajax
6 13 (15.12%) Web Services
6 13 (15.12%) XML
7 11 (12.79%) XHTML
7 11 (12.79%) HTML5
8 10 (11.63%) SOAP
9 7 (8.14%) OpenGL
10 6 (6.98%) jQuery
10 6 (6.98%) CSS3
11 5 (5.81%) Play Framework
11 5 (5.81%) RESTful
11 5 (5.81%) JSON
11 5 (5.81%) WPF
12 3 (3.49%) LINQ
12 3 (3.49%) .NET Framework
13 2 (2.33%) ASP.NET MVC
Miscellaneous
1 20 (23.26%) Computer Science
2 15 (17.44%) Client/Server
3 13 (15.12%) Mathematics
4 12 (13.95%) N-Tier
5 9 (10.47%) CUDA
5 9 (10.47%) Mobile Banking
5 9 (10.47%) Mobile Payment
6 7 (8.14%) Visualisation
6 7 (8.14%) 3D Graphics
7 5 (5.81%) Algorithms
7 5 (5.81%) Open Source
7 5 (5.81%) Physics
8 3 (3.49%) User Experience
9 2 (2.33%) DTV
10 1 (1.16%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 25 (29.07%) Linux
2 16 (18.60%) Windows
3 14 (16.28%) UNIX
4 4 (4.65%) Android
4 4 (4.65%) Apple iOS
5 3 (3.49%) Windows Phone
6 1 (1.16%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 45 (52.33%) Agile Software Development
2 23 (26.74%) OO
3 18 (20.93%) Mentoring
4 15 (17.44%) Multithreading
5 14 (16.28%) TDD
6 13 (15.12%) Unit Testing
7 12 (13.95%) Software Engineering
7 12 (13.95%) Web Development
7 12 (13.95%) Waterfall
8 10 (11.63%) CRM
9 9 (10.47%) Mobile Commerce
9 9 (10.47%) MVC
9 9 (10.47%) Scrum
10 8 (9.30%) OOD
11 7 (8.14%) Image Processing
11 7 (8.14%) 3D Visualisation
12 5 (5.81%) Game Development
12 5 (5.81%) Continuous Integration
12 5 (5.81%) Automated Testing
13 3 (3.49%) Responsive Web Design
Programming Languages
1 49 (56.98%) C#
2 42 (48.84%) Java
3 31 (36.05%) C++
4 20 (23.26%) SQL
5 14 (16.28%) JavaScript
6 13 (15.12%) C
7 12 (13.95%) Ruby
8 10 (11.63%) VB
9 7 (8.14%) Python
10 5 (5.81%) Scala
10 5 (5.81%) T-SQL
11 4 (4.65%) VB.NET
12 3 (3.49%) PHP
13 1 (1.16%) Perl
13 1 (1.16%) Shell Script
13 1 (1.16%) XAML
13 1 (1.16%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 29 (33.72%) Degree
2 9 (10.47%) PhD
3 2 (2.33%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (6.98%) ISO 9001
1 6 (6.98%) TickIT
1 6 (6.98%) ISO/IEC 12207
1 6 (6.98%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 6 (6.98%) QA
1 6 (6.98%) PCI DSS
Vendors
1 15 (17.44%) Microsoft
2 2 (2.33%) SAP
3 1 (1.16%) Oracle
3 1 (1.16%) Perforce
3 1 (1.16%) LexisNexis
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Newcastle upon Tyne
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 9 days ago