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

Location
3 months to
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Software Developer
Rank 33 39 30
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -9
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Developer 44 37 41
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North East 6.09% 4.72% 5.95%
As % of the Job Titles category 6.39% 4.88% 6.29%
Number of salaries quoted 43 33 39
Average salary £35,000 £36,366 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-3.75% +11.89%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £24,000 £25,450
10% offered a salary of more than £42,200 £45,000 £42,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +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
689 758 652
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North East 95.30% 96.68% 94.63%
Number of salaries quoted 583 627 566
Average salary £35,000 £35,000 £35,000
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £22,500 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £52,500 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

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 22 May 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 22 May 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 39 £34,250 -8.66% 9
Durham -1 5 £39,000 +20.00% 2
Software Developer
England

Software Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North East

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 72 (69.90%) C#
2 58 (56.31%) .NET
3 50 (48.54%) SQL
4 48 (46.60%) Agile Software Development
5 41 (39.81%) SQL Server
6 38 (36.89%) ASP.NET
7 36 (34.95%) Degree
8 33 (32.04%) Visual Studio
9 27 (26.21%) Java
9 27 (26.21%) Scrum
10 26 (25.24%) OO
11 25 (24.27%) C++
12 22 (21.36%) T-SQL
12 22 (21.36%) MVC
13 20 (19.42%) XML
14 19 (18.45%) JavaScript
14 19 (18.45%) Team Foundation Server
15 18 (17.48%) Unit Testing
15 18 (17.48%) VB.NET
16 17 (16.50%) HTML
17 16 (15.53%) Microsoft Certification
18 15 (14.56%) Microsoft
18 15 (14.56%) PhD
18 15 (14.56%) Computer Science
18 15 (14.56%) Multithreading
19 14 (13.59%) Git (software)
19 14 (13.59%) WCF
19 14 (13.59%) Subversion
20 13 (12.62%) MCPD
20 13 (12.62%) WPF

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

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 6 (5.83%) SharePoint
2 4 (3.88%) BizTalk Server
3 2 (1.94%) Node.js
4 1 (0.97%) JBoss
4 1 (0.97%) MS Exchange
4 1 (0.97%) CMS
Applications
1 7 (6.80%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.97%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (1.94%) Visualfiles
2 1 (0.97%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.97%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 4 (3.88%) Intranet
2 1 (0.97%) Wi-Fi
2 1 (0.97%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 41 (39.81%) SQL Server
2 6 (5.83%) SQL Server 2008
3 4 (3.88%) NoSQL
4 2 (1.94%) SQL Server 2012
4 2 (1.94%) SQL Server 2005
4 2 (1.94%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 2 (1.94%) SQL Server 2000
5 1 (0.97%) MySQL
5 1 (0.97%) RDBMS
5 1 (0.97%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (0.97%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 33 (32.04%) Visual Studio
2 19 (18.45%) Team Foundation Server
3 14 (13.59%) Git (software)
3 14 (13.59%) Subversion
4 6 (5.83%) JUnit
5 4 (3.88%) Mercurial
6 3 (2.91%) VSS/SourceSafe
7 2 (1.94%) Apache Ivy
7 2 (1.94%) Gradle
7 2 (1.94%) Artifactory
7 2 (1.94%) ReSharper
8 1 (0.97%) NUnit
General
1 13 (12.62%) Automotive
1 13 (12.62%) Manufacturing
2 7 (6.80%) Games
3 2 (1.94%) Law
3 2 (1.94%) Back Office
3 2 (1.94%) Finance
4 1 (0.97%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 58 (56.31%) .NET
2 38 (36.89%) ASP.NET
3 20 (19.42%) XML
4 17 (16.50%) HTML
5 14 (13.59%) WCF
6 13 (12.62%) WPF
6 13 (12.62%) .NET Framework
6 13 (12.62%) CSS
7 11 (10.68%) WinForms
8 8 (7.77%) jQuery
9 7 (6.80%) Ajax
9 7 (6.80%) HTML5
10 5 (4.85%) XHTML
11 4 (3.88%) CSS3
11 4 (3.88%) ASP.NET MVC
11 4 (3.88%) AngularJS
11 4 (3.88%) SOAP
11 4 (3.88%) Web Services
12 3 (2.91%) OpenGL
12 3 (2.91%) ASP.NET Web Forms
Miscellaneous
1 15 (14.56%) Computer Science
2 9 (8.74%) 3D Graphics
2 9 (8.74%) Mathematics
3 7 (6.80%) Client/Server
4 6 (5.83%) CUDA
4 6 (5.83%) Algorithms
5 4 (3.88%) N-Tier
6 3 (2.91%) Physics
6 3 (2.91%) Analytical Skills
6 3 (2.91%) Visualisation
7 2 (1.94%) Mobile App
8 1 (0.97%) Smartphone
8 1 (0.97%) Enterprise Software
8 1 (0.97%) Data Structures
Operating Systems
1 13 (12.62%) Linux
2 12 (11.65%) Windows
3 1 (0.97%) Apple iOS
3 1 (0.97%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 48 (46.60%) Agile Software Development
2 27 (26.21%) Scrum
3 26 (25.24%) OO
4 22 (21.36%) MVC
5 18 (17.48%) Unit Testing
6 15 (14.56%) Multithreading
7 13 (12.62%) OOD
8 12 (11.65%) Migration
8 12 (11.65%) Web Development
9 8 (7.77%) Software Engineering
10 7 (6.80%) TDD
11 6 (5.83%) Waterfall
12 5 (4.85%) CRM
12 5 (4.85%) Game Development
13 4 (3.88%) Domain-Driven Design
13 4 (3.88%) ERP
14 3 (2.91%) E-Commerce
14 3 (2.91%) 3D Visualisation
14 3 (2.91%) Mentoring
14 3 (2.91%) Coaching
Programming Languages
1 72 (69.90%) C#
2 50 (48.54%) SQL
3 27 (26.21%) Java
4 25 (24.27%) C++
5 22 (21.36%) T-SQL
6 19 (18.45%) JavaScript
7 18 (17.48%) VB.NET
8 13 (12.62%) VB
9 7 (6.80%) VB6
10 3 (2.91%) PL/SQL
10 3 (2.91%) Ruby
11 2 (1.94%) Groovy
11 2 (1.94%) PHP
11 2 (1.94%) Delphi
11 2 (1.94%) Python
12 1 (0.97%) C
12 1 (0.97%) Perl
12 1 (0.97%) Shell Script
12 1 (0.97%) Ada
12 1 (0.97%) XAML
Qualifications
1 36 (34.95%) Degree
2 16 (15.53%) Microsoft Certification
3 15 (14.56%) PhD
4 13 (12.62%) MCPD
4 13 (12.62%) MCSD
5 12 (11.65%) Security Cleared
6 4 (3.88%) Sun Certification
System Software
1 2 (1.94%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 2 (1.94%) Vagrant
1 2 (1.94%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 15 (14.56%) Microsoft
2 8 (7.77%) Oracle
3 2 (1.94%) LexisNexis
4 1 (0.97%) Avaya
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