The table below looks at the statistics for the Software 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 Software Developer in their job title over the 3 months to 30 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Software Developer
Rank 26 24 43
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +19
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Developer 55 47 32
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North East 7.94% 8.29% 4.92%
As % of the Job Titles category 8.58% 8.47% 5.01%
Number of salaries quoted 54 44 32
Average salary £32,500 £36,875 £34,420
Average salary % change year-on-year
-11.86% +7.13%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £29,300 £26,600
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
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
641 555 639
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North East 92.50% 97.88% 98.31%
Number of salaries quoted 541 441 535
Average salary £35,000 £36,000 £36,328
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.77% -0.90%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,500 £25,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £60,000 £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 the North East

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

Software Developer Jobs Demand Trend in the North East

Software Developer
Salary Trend in the North East

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

Software Developer Salary Trend in the North East

Software Developer
Salary Histogram in the North East

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Software Developer across the North East region over the 3 months to 30 January 2015.

Software Developer Salary Histogram in the North East

Software 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 Software Developer within the North East region over the 3 months to 30 January 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 -1 53 £32,500 -13.33% 6
Durham -2 1 £31,500 -3.07%
Software Developer
England

Software Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North East

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, IT jobs across the North East 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 89 (68.46%) C#
2 58 (44.62%) .NET
3 54 (41.54%) Agile Software Development
4 49 (37.69%) SQL Server
5 44 (33.85%) SQL
6 43 (33.08%) Degree
7 40 (30.77%) C++
7 40 (30.77%) ASP.NET
8 39 (30.00%) Java
9 33 (25.38%) HTML
10 32 (24.62%) Scrum
11 31 (23.85%) SQL Server 2008
12 30 (23.08%) Team Foundation Server
12 30 (23.08%) CSS
13 27 (20.77%) XML
13 27 (20.77%) OO
14 26 (20.00%) MS Excel
14 26 (20.00%) Windows
14 26 (20.00%) Web Development
15 25 (19.23%) MVC
16 23 (17.69%) Linux
16 23 (17.69%) Microsoft
17 21 (16.15%) Web Services
17 21 (16.15%) Ajax
18 20 (15.38%) Computer Science
18 20 (15.38%) WCF
19 19 (14.62%) T-SQL
20 18 (13.85%) Visual Studio
21 17 (13.08%) Microsoft Certification
21 17 (13.08%) Multithreading

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

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, IT jobs across the North East 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 16 (12.31%) BizTalk Server
2 6 (4.62%) SharePoint
3 3 (2.31%) CMS
Applications
1 26 (20.00%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (2.31%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (1.54%) Magento
2 2 (1.54%) Visualfiles
2 2 (1.54%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 5 (3.85%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (0.77%) HTTPS
1 1 (0.77%) HTTP
1 1 (0.77%) Intranet
1 1 (0.77%) Extranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 49 (37.69%) SQL Server
2 31 (23.85%) SQL Server 2008
3 6 (4.62%) Relational Database
4 5 (3.85%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 5 (3.85%) MongoDB
4 5 (3.85%) NoSQL
5 4 (3.08%) SQL Server 2012
6 1 (0.77%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 30 (23.08%) Team Foundation Server
2 18 (13.85%) Visual Studio
3 7 (5.38%) Subversion
3 7 (5.38%) Git (software)
4 6 (4.62%) Mercurial
5 5 (3.85%) Jenkins
6 4 (3.08%) JUnit
7 1 (0.77%) Eclipse
7 1 (0.77%) Oracle Forms
7 1 (0.77%) CruiseControl
7 1 (0.77%) JIRA
General
1 13 (10.00%) Manufacturing
1 13 (10.00%) Games
2 11 (8.46%) Automotive
3 9 (6.92%) Banking
4 6 (4.62%) Marketing
4 6 (4.62%) Finance
5 3 (2.31%) Multimedia
6 2 (1.54%) Advertising
6 2 (1.54%) Law
6 2 (1.54%) Electronics
6 2 (1.54%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 58 (44.62%) .NET
2 40 (30.77%) ASP.NET
3 33 (25.38%) HTML
4 30 (23.08%) CSS
5 27 (20.77%) XML
6 21 (16.15%) Web Services
6 21 (16.15%) Ajax
7 20 (15.38%) WCF
8 16 (12.31%) HTML5
9 15 (11.54%) WPF
10 14 (10.77%) XHTML
11 11 (8.46%) jQuery
11 11 (8.46%) CSS3
12 8 (6.15%) OpenGL
13 7 (5.38%) ASP.NET Web Forms
13 7 (5.38%) ASP.NET MVC
14 6 (4.62%) SOAP
15 5 (3.85%) Play Framework
15 5 (3.85%) JSON
15 5 (3.85%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 20 (15.38%) Computer Science
2 16 (12.31%) Client/Server
3 14 (10.77%) Mathematics
3 14 (10.77%) N-Tier
4 10 (7.69%) CUDA
5 9 (6.92%) 3D Graphics
5 9 (6.92%) Mobile Banking
5 9 (6.92%) Mobile Payment
5 9 (6.92%) Open Source
6 8 (6.15%) Visualisation
7 7 (5.38%) Algorithms
8 4 (3.08%) Blog
9 3 (2.31%) User Experience
9 3 (2.31%) Analytical Skills
9 3 (2.31%) Physics
10 2 (1.54%) DTV
11 1 (0.77%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 26 (20.00%) Windows
2 23 (17.69%) Linux
3 6 (4.62%) UNIX
4 4 (3.08%) Apple iOS
4 4 (3.08%) Android
5 3 (2.31%) Windows Phone
6 1 (0.77%) Ubuntu
6 1 (0.77%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 54 (41.54%) Agile Software Development
2 32 (24.62%) Scrum
3 27 (20.77%) OO
4 26 (20.00%) Web Development
5 25 (19.23%) MVC
6 17 (13.08%) Multithreading
7 16 (12.31%) Unit Testing
8 15 (11.54%) TDD
9 14 (10.77%) Migration
9 14 (10.77%) CRM
10 10 (7.69%) Mentoring
10 10 (7.69%) OOD
11 9 (6.92%) Mobile Commerce
12 8 (6.15%) Image Processing
12 8 (6.15%) 3D Visualisation
12 8 (6.15%) Software Engineering
13 7 (5.38%) Waterfall
13 7 (5.38%) Game Development
14 6 (4.62%) Web Application Development
15 5 (3.85%) Automated Testing
Programming Languages
1 89 (68.46%) C#
2 44 (33.85%) SQL
3 40 (30.77%) C++
4 39 (30.00%) Java
5 19 (14.62%) T-SQL
6 15 (11.54%) JavaScript
7 14 (10.77%) VB
7 14 (10.77%) VB.NET
8 11 (8.46%) Ruby
9 7 (5.38%) Python
10 5 (3.85%) PHP
10 5 (3.85%) C
10 5 (3.85%) Scala
11 1 (0.77%) Shell Script
11 1 (0.77%) Perl
11 1 (0.77%) Delphi
11 1 (0.77%) Objective-C
11 1 (0.77%) XAML
11 1 (0.77%) XPath
Qualifications
1 43 (33.08%) Degree
2 17 (13.08%) Microsoft Certification
3 15 (11.54%) MCSD
3 15 (11.54%) Security Cleared
3 15 (11.54%) MCPD
4 12 (9.23%) PhD
5 6 (4.62%) Sun Certification
6 4 (3.08%) MCITP
6 4 (3.08%) MCTS
6 4 (3.08%) MCP
6 4 (3.08%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (4.62%) QA
1 6 (4.62%) PCI DSS
1 6 (4.62%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 6 (4.62%) TickIT
1 6 (4.62%) ISO/IEC 12207
1 6 (4.62%) ISO 9001
Vendors
1 23 (17.69%) Microsoft
2 2 (1.54%) LexisNexis
2 2 (1.54%) SAP
3 1 (0.77%) Oracle
3 1 (0.77%) Perforce
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