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 27 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Software Developer
Rank 29 37 23
Rank change year-on-year
+8 -14
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Developer 52 36 47
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North East 7.29% 5.89% 6.68%
As % of the Job Titles category 7.59% 6.08% 6.82%
Number of salaries quoted 51 33 46
Average salary £32,500 £34,250 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.10% +5.38%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £24,750 £26,800
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
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
685 592 689
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North East 96.07% 96.89% 97.87%
Number of salaries quoted 584 485 601
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 £23,500 £20,500
10% offered a salary of more than £59,000 £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 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 27 March 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 27 March 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 +6 49 £32,500 -7.14% 14
Durham +2 3 £38,500 +18.46% 1
Software Developer
England

Software Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North East

For the 6 months to 27 March 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 74 (67.27%) C#
2 58 (52.73%) .NET
3 49 (44.55%) SQL
3 49 (44.55%) Agile Software Development
4 41 (37.27%) SQL Server
5 38 (34.55%) Degree
6 37 (33.64%) ASP.NET
7 34 (30.91%) Scrum
8 31 (28.18%) Visual Studio
8 31 (28.18%) Java
9 24 (21.82%) Team Foundation Server
10 23 (20.91%) C++
11 22 (20.00%) OO
12 21 (19.09%) HTML
12 21 (19.09%) MVC
13 20 (18.18%) XML
14 19 (17.27%) Web Development
15 18 (16.36%) CSS
15 18 (16.36%) T-SQL
16 17 (15.45%) JavaScript
16 17 (15.45%) VB.NET
16 17 (15.45%) Linux
16 17 (15.45%) Unit Testing
16 17 (15.45%) SQL Server 2008
17 16 (14.55%) Manufacturing
18 15 (13.64%) Computer Science
18 15 (13.64%) Microsoft Certification
19 14 (12.73%) Microsoft
19 14 (12.73%) Automotive
19 14 (12.73%) MCSD

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

For the 6 months to 27 March 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 11 (10.00%) BizTalk Server
2 5 (4.55%) SharePoint
3 3 (2.73%) CMS
4 2 (1.82%) Node.js
Applications
1 7 (6.36%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (1.82%) Visualfiles
1 2 (1.82%) SAP Oil and Gas
1 2 (1.82%) Dynamics CRM
1 2 (1.82%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.82%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 2 (1.82%) Intranet
2 1 (0.91%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 41 (37.27%) SQL Server
2 17 (15.45%) SQL Server 2008
3 5 (4.55%) NoSQL
4 3 (2.73%) MongoDB
5 2 (1.82%) SQL Server 2000
5 2 (1.82%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 2 (1.82%) SQL Server 2005
6 1 (0.91%) SQL Server 2012
6 1 (0.91%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 31 (28.18%) Visual Studio
2 24 (21.82%) Team Foundation Server
3 11 (10.00%) Subversion
3 11 (10.00%) Git (software)
4 7 (6.36%) Mercurial
5 6 (5.45%) JUnit
6 3 (2.73%) Jenkins
7 2 (1.82%) Apache Ivy
7 2 (1.82%) Gradle
7 2 (1.82%) Artifactory
7 2 (1.82%) ReSharper
8 1 (0.91%) Oracle Forms
General
1 16 (14.55%) Manufacturing
2 14 (12.73%) Automotive
3 8 (7.27%) Games
4 4 (3.64%) Finance
5 2 (1.82%) Banking
5 2 (1.82%) Marketing
5 2 (1.82%) Law
5 2 (1.82%) Back Office
5 2 (1.82%) Electronics
5 2 (1.82%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 58 (52.73%) .NET
2 37 (33.64%) ASP.NET
3 21 (19.09%) HTML
4 20 (18.18%) XML
5 18 (16.36%) CSS
6 14 (12.73%) WPF
7 12 (10.91%) WCF
7 12 (10.91%) Ajax
8 10 (9.09%) XHTML
9 9 (8.18%) .NET Framework
9 9 (8.18%) Web Services
9 9 (8.18%) jQuery
9 9 (8.18%) HTML5
10 8 (7.27%) WinForms
11 5 (4.55%) RESTful
11 5 (4.55%) CSS3
12 4 (3.64%) ASP.NET MVC
12 4 (3.64%) OpenGL
13 3 (2.73%) JSON
13 3 (2.73%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 15 (13.64%) Computer Science
2 11 (10.00%) Client/Server
3 10 (9.09%) Mathematics
4 8 (7.27%) N-Tier
4 8 (7.27%) 3D Graphics
5 6 (5.45%) Algorithms
5 6 (5.45%) CUDA
6 5 (4.55%) Analytical Skills
7 4 (3.64%) Visualisation
8 3 (2.73%) Open Source
9 2 (1.82%) Mobile App
9 2 (1.82%) DTV
9 2 (1.82%) Physics
9 2 (1.82%) Mobile Banking
9 2 (1.82%) Mobile Payment
10 1 (0.91%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 17 (15.45%) Linux
2 13 (11.82%) Windows
3 1 (0.91%) UNIX
3 1 (0.91%) Ubuntu
3 1 (0.91%) Android
3 1 (0.91%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 49 (44.55%) Agile Software Development
2 34 (30.91%) Scrum
3 22 (20.00%) OO
4 21 (19.09%) MVC
5 19 (17.27%) Web Development
6 17 (15.45%) Unit Testing
7 14 (12.73%) Multithreading
8 12 (10.91%) OOD
9 11 (10.00%) Migration
9 11 (10.00%) TDD
10 9 (8.18%) CRM
11 7 (6.36%) Waterfall
12 6 (5.45%) Game Development
12 6 (5.45%) Software Engineering
13 5 (4.55%) Automated Testing
14 4 (3.64%) Image Processing
14 4 (3.64%) 3D Visualisation
15 3 (2.73%) Continuous Integration
15 3 (2.73%) E-Commerce
16 2 (1.82%) ERP
Programming Languages
1 74 (67.27%) C#
2 49 (44.55%) SQL
3 31 (28.18%) Java
4 23 (20.91%) C++
5 18 (16.36%) T-SQL
6 17 (15.45%) JavaScript
6 17 (15.45%) VB.NET
7 12 (10.91%) VB
8 7 (6.36%) Ruby
9 5 (4.55%) PHP
10 4 (3.64%) Python
11 3 (2.73%) VB6
11 3 (2.73%) Scala
12 2 (1.82%) Groovy
12 2 (1.82%) Shell Script
12 2 (1.82%) Perl
12 2 (1.82%) Delphi
13 1 (0.91%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 38 (34.55%) Degree
2 15 (13.64%) Microsoft Certification
3 14 (12.73%) MCSD
3 14 (12.73%) MCPD
4 12 (10.91%) PhD
5 11 (10.00%) Security Cleared
6 7 (6.36%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (1.82%) ISO 9001
1 2 (1.82%) TickIT
1 2 (1.82%) ISO/IEC 12207
1 2 (1.82%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 2 (1.82%) QA
1 2 (1.82%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 2 (1.82%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 2 (1.82%) Vagrant
1 2 (1.82%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 14 (12.73%) Microsoft
2 6 (5.45%) Oracle
3 2 (1.82%) SAP
3 2 (1.82%) LexisNexis
4 1 (0.91%) Perforce
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Northern Recruitment Group
Salary: £ competetive
Posted: 8 hours ago
County Durham
Logic Engagements Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Gateshead, Tyne and Wear
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £20000 - £42000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Newcastle-upon-Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Solutions Recruitment
Salary: From £18,000 to £20,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Tyne and Wear
Northern Recruitment Group
Salary: From £40,000 to £50,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Northern Recruitment Group
Salary: From £30,000 to £40,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Newcastle-upon-Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Solutions Recruitment
Salary: From £35,000 to £40,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Newcastle upon Tyne
Capita - ITPS
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Newton Blue
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Newcastle-upon-Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Omlis
Salary: From £22,000 to £35,000 per annum depending on experience
Posted: 4 days ago
Newcastle-upon-Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Omlis
Salary: From £30,000 to £60,000 per annum depending on experience
Posted: 4 days ago
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Gem Partnership
Posted: 4 days ago
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Gem Partnership
Salary: From £60,000 to £60,000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Newcastle upon Tyne
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £35000 - £38000 per annum + Benefits / Bonus / Holidays
Posted: 14 days ago