The table below looks at the statistics for the Senior Developer role in IT jobs advertised for the North East region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Senior Developer in their job title over the 3 months to 31 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Senior Developer
Rank 31 58 38
Rank change year-on-year
+27 -20
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Developer 55 14 32
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North East 7.00% 1.70% 4.75%
As % of the Job Titles category 7.30% 1.77% 4.99%
Number of salaries quoted 53 14 29
Average salary £42,500 £38,750 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+9.67% -3.12%
90% offered a salary of more than £34,750 £35,000 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £47,000 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £46,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+2.22% +5.88%
Senior Developer
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the North East 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
North East
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
753 792 641
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North East 95.80% 96.00% 95.10%
Number of salaries quoted 638 580 551
Average salary £40,000 £32,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+23.07% -13.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £22,500 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

Senior Developer
Jobs Demand Trend in the North East

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

Senior Developer Jobs Demand Trend in the North East

Senior Developer
Salary Trend in the North East

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Senior Developer across the North East region.

Senior Developer Salary Trend in the North East

Senior Developer
Salary Histogram in the North East

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Senior Developer across the North East region over the 3 months to 31 July 2015.

Senior Developer Salary Histogram in the North East

Senior Developer
Job Locations in the North East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Senior Developer within the North East region over the 3 months to 31 July 2015. 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
Tyne and Wear +29 49 £42,500 +9.67% 12
Durham - 6 £50,000 -
Senior Developer
England

Senior Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North East

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, IT jobs across the North East region that cited Senior 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 Senior Developer in their job title.

1 56 (60.87%) JavaScript
2 53 (57.61%) HTML
2 53 (57.61%) Agile Software Development
3 52 (56.52%) .NET
4 51 (55.43%) CSS
5 50 (54.35%) C#
6 44 (47.83%) MVC
7 35 (38.04%) ASP.NET
8 33 (35.87%) SQL
9 30 (32.61%) XML
9 30 (32.61%) Scrum
10 27 (29.35%) Java
11 26 (28.26%) SQL Server
12 25 (27.17%) jQuery
12 25 (27.17%) ASP.NET MVC
13 21 (22.83%) Oracle
14 19 (20.65%) VB.NET
14 19 (20.65%) OO
15 18 (19.57%) Degree
16 17 (18.48%) Mentoring
17 15 (16.30%) HTML5
17 15 (16.30%) Microsoft
18 14 (15.22%) Computer Science
19 12 (13.04%) Web Services
20 11 (11.96%) Ajax
21 10 (10.87%) TDD
21 10 (10.87%) NUnit
21 10 (10.87%) Spring
21 10 (10.87%) JSON
21 10 (10.87%) WCF

Senior Developer
Top Related IT Skills in the North East by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, IT jobs across the North East region that cited Senior 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 Senior Developer in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 6 (6.52%) CMS
2 5 (5.43%) JBoss
2 5 (5.43%) Tomcat
3 3 (3.26%) Apache
3 3 (3.26%) Sitecore CMS
4 2 (2.17%) Oracle Workflow
4 2 (2.17%) Alfresco
4 2 (2.17%) IIS
4 2 (2.17%) Node.js
5 1 (1.09%) nginx
Applications
1 1 (1.09%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (2.17%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 3 (3.26%) Microsoft Azure
1 3 (3.26%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (2.17%) SaaS
2 2 (2.17%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (2.17%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 26 (28.26%) SQL Server
2 10 (10.87%) Oracle Database
3 9 (9.78%) Relational Database
4 7 (7.61%) Data Warehouse
5 6 (6.52%) MySQL
5 6 (6.52%) Crystal Reports
5 6 (6.52%) SQL Server 2008
5 6 (6.52%) SQL Server 2012
6 5 (5.43%) Oracle ODI
6 5 (5.43%) Oracle Database 10g
6 5 (5.43%) Oracle OWB
7 4 (4.35%) RDBMS
8 3 (3.26%) MongoDB
8 3 (3.26%) Big Data
9 2 (2.17%) NoSQL
9 2 (2.17%) DB2
10 1 (1.09%) Star Schema
10 1 (1.09%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 10 (10.87%) NUnit
2 4 (4.35%) Team Foundation Server
3 3 (3.26%) Selenium
3 3 (3.26%) Visual Studio
3 3 (3.26%) SpecFlow
4 2 (2.17%) Git (software)
4 2 (2.17%) Jenkins
5 1 (1.09%) FogBugz
5 1 (1.09%) Trac
5 1 (1.09%) Grunt
5 1 (1.09%) gulp
5 1 (1.09%) Mercurial
5 1 (1.09%) RSpec
5 1 (1.09%) Redmine
5 1 (1.09%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 1 (1.09%) TeamCity
5 1 (1.09%) Subversion
5 1 (1.09%) Maven
5 1 (1.09%) ReSharper
5 1 (1.09%) Gradle
General
1 9 (9.78%) Games
2 7 (7.61%) Finance
3 4 (4.35%) Marketing
4 1 (1.09%) Pharmaceutical
4 1 (1.09%) Advertising
4 1 (1.09%) Banking
4 1 (1.09%) Local Government
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 53 (57.61%) HTML
2 52 (56.52%) .NET
3 51 (55.43%) CSS
4 35 (38.04%) ASP.NET
5 30 (32.61%) XML
6 25 (27.17%) jQuery
6 25 (27.17%) ASP.NET MVC
7 15 (16.30%) HTML5
8 12 (13.04%) Web Services
9 11 (11.96%) Ajax
10 10 (10.87%) Spring
10 10 (10.87%) JSON
10 10 (10.87%) WCF
10 10 (10.87%) AngularJS
11 8 (8.70%) ASP.NET Web API
11 8 (8.70%) REST
11 8 (8.70%) WinForms
11 8 (8.70%) Hibernate
11 8 (8.70%) SOAP
12 7 (7.61%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 14 (15.22%) Computer Science
2 7 (7.61%) 3D Graphics
3 4 (4.35%) User Experience
4 3 (3.26%) Enterprise Software
5 2 (2.17%) Social Media
5 2 (2.17%) Analytical Skills
6 1 (1.09%) W3C
6 1 (1.09%) Data Integration
6 1 (1.09%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 8 (8.70%) Windows
2 7 (7.61%) Linux
3 3 (3.26%) UNIX
4 2 (2.17%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 53 (57.61%) Agile Software Development
2 44 (47.83%) MVC
3 30 (32.61%) Scrum
4 19 (20.65%) OO
5 17 (18.48%) Mentoring
6 10 (10.87%) TDD
7 9 (9.78%) Coaching
8 8 (8.70%) SDLC
9 7 (7.61%) Business Intelligence
10 6 (6.52%) Data Modelling
11 5 (5.43%) UML
11 5 (5.43%) ETL
11 5 (5.43%) Unit Testing
12 4 (4.35%) Web Development
12 4 (4.35%) Incident Management
12 4 (4.35%) MVVM
12 4 (4.35%) B2B
12 4 (4.35%) E-Commerce
12 4 (4.35%) API Development
13 3 (3.26%) OOD
Programming Languages
1 56 (60.87%) JavaScript
2 50 (54.35%) C#
3 33 (35.87%) SQL
4 27 (29.35%) Java
5 19 (20.65%) VB.NET
6 6 (6.52%) PHP
7 5 (5.43%) PL/SQL
8 4 (4.35%) Python
9 3 (3.26%) Ruby
9 3 (3.26%) C++
10 2 (2.17%) C
10 2 (2.17%) Perl
10 2 (2.17%) Scala
10 2 (2.17%) Objective-C
10 2 (2.17%) T-SQL
11 1 (1.09%) CoffeeScript
11 1 (1.09%) PHP5
11 1 (1.09%) Groovy
11 1 (1.09%) Delphi
Qualifications
1 18 (19.57%) Degree
2 1 (1.09%) SC Cleared
2 1 (1.09%) Security Cleared
2 1 (1.09%) MCP
2 1 (1.09%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (4.35%) SLA
Vendors
1 21 (22.83%) Oracle
2 15 (16.30%) Microsoft
3 6 (6.52%) Sybase
4 5 (5.43%) Informatica
5 3 (3.26%) RedDot
5 3 (3.26%) Sitecore
6 2 (2.17%) Zend
6 2 (2.17%) Salesforce.com
6 2 (2.17%) TIBCO
7 1 (1.09%) Google
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