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 28 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Software Developer
Rank 30 25 27
Rank change year-on-year
-5 +2
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Developer 58 71 45
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North East 7.57% 8.54% 6.89%
As % of the Job Titles category 8.04% 8.79% 7.11%
Number of salaries quoted 50 47 42
Average salary £40,000 £32,500 £36,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
+23.07% -10.34%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £22,500 £26,800
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £45,000 £42,500
UK excluding London average salary £38,500 £37,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+2.66% +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
721 808 633
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North East 94.13% 97.23% 96.94%
Number of salaries quoted 623 581 536
Average salary £40,000 £33,500 £36,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+19.40% -8.21%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £22,500 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.56%

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 28 August 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 28 August 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 -8 43 £40,000 +21.21% 6
Durham -5 15 £36,500 +23.72% 4
Software Developer
England

Software Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North East

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 83 (79.81%) C#
2 75 (72.12%) .NET
3 54 (51.92%) Agile Software Development
4 49 (47.12%) SQL Server
5 46 (44.23%) ASP.NET
6 42 (40.38%) SQL
7 34 (32.69%) Java
8 30 (28.85%) Visual Studio
9 29 (27.88%) Degree
10 26 (25.00%) JavaScript
10 26 (25.00%) C++
11 25 (24.04%) OO
12 24 (23.08%) MVC
12 24 (23.08%) Computer Science
13 22 (21.15%) Scrum
13 22 (21.15%) Software Engineering
14 19 (18.27%) WinForms
15 18 (17.31%) XML
15 18 (17.31%) HTML
16 17 (16.35%) SharePoint
17 16 (15.38%) OOD
18 15 (14.42%) Microsoft
19 14 (13.46%) Intranet
19 14 (13.46%) T-SQL
19 14 (13.46%) WCF
20 13 (12.50%) CSS
20 13 (12.50%) Windows
20 13 (12.50%) PhD
21 12 (11.54%) MySQL
21 12 (11.54%) Multithreading

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

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 17 (16.35%) SharePoint
2 2 (1.92%) Umbraco
2 2 (1.92%) Node.js
3 1 (0.96%) MS Exchange
3 1 (0.96%) Drupal
3 1 (0.96%) JBoss
Applications
1 7 (6.73%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.96%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 3 (2.88%) Dynamics CRM
Communications & Networking
1 14 (13.46%) Intranet
2 1 (0.96%) Wi-Fi
2 1 (0.96%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 49 (47.12%) SQL Server
2 12 (11.54%) MySQL
3 7 (6.73%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 4 (3.85%) SQL Server 2008
4 4 (3.85%) NoSQL
5 2 (1.92%) SQL Server 2012
6 1 (0.96%) Relational Database
6 1 (0.96%) SQL Server 2005
6 1 (0.96%) Data Warehouse
6 1 (0.96%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 30 (28.85%) Visual Studio
2 11 (10.58%) Team Foundation Server
3 10 (9.62%) Git (software)
4 9 (8.65%) Subversion
5 8 (7.69%) NUnit
6 3 (2.88%) VSS/SourceSafe
7 2 (1.92%) JUnit
7 2 (1.92%) Gradle
7 2 (1.92%) Artifactory
7 2 (1.92%) Apache Ivy
8 1 (0.96%) ReSharper
General
1 12 (11.54%) Finance
2 9 (8.65%) Games
3 7 (6.73%) Manufacturing
4 2 (1.92%) Marketing
5 1 (0.96%) Telecoms
5 1 (0.96%) Banking
5 1 (0.96%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 75 (72.12%) .NET
2 46 (44.23%) ASP.NET
3 19 (18.27%) WinForms
4 18 (17.31%) HTML
4 18 (17.31%) XML
5 14 (13.46%) WCF
6 13 (12.50%) CSS
7 11 (10.58%) WPF
7 11 (10.58%) .NET Framework
7 11 (10.58%) ASP.NET MVC
8 10 (9.62%) jQuery
9 8 (7.69%) Web Services
10 7 (6.73%) HTML5
11 6 (5.77%) RESTful
11 6 (5.77%) EDI
12 5 (4.81%) AngularJS
13 4 (3.85%) CSS3
13 4 (3.85%) Silverlight
13 4 (3.85%) SOAP
14 3 (2.88%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 24 (23.08%) Computer Science
2 11 (10.58%) 3D Graphics
3 6 (5.77%) Analytical Skills
4 4 (3.85%) Social Media
4 4 (3.85%) Mathematics
5 3 (2.88%) Mobile App
6 2 (1.92%) Algorithms
6 2 (1.92%) Physics
6 2 (1.92%) CUDA
7 1 (0.96%) Smartphone
7 1 (0.96%) N-Tier
7 1 (0.96%) W3C
7 1 (0.96%) Data Structures
Operating Systems
1 13 (12.50%) Windows
2 5 (4.81%) Linux
3 4 (3.85%) Apple iOS
4 1 (0.96%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 54 (51.92%) Agile Software Development
2 25 (24.04%) OO
3 24 (23.08%) MVC
4 22 (21.15%) Software Engineering
4 22 (21.15%) Scrum
5 16 (15.38%) OOD
6 12 (11.54%) Multithreading
7 10 (9.62%) Unit Testing
7 10 (9.62%) CRM
7 10 (9.62%) ERP
8 9 (8.65%) Mentoring
8 9 (8.65%) Coaching
8 9 (8.65%) API Development
8 9 (8.65%) API Design
9 8 (7.69%) Web Development
9 8 (7.69%) Migration
10 6 (5.77%) E-Commerce
10 6 (5.77%) Waterfall
10 6 (5.77%) SDLC
11 5 (4.81%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 83 (79.81%) C#
2 42 (40.38%) SQL
3 34 (32.69%) Java
4 26 (25.00%) JavaScript
4 26 (25.00%) C++
5 14 (13.46%) T-SQL
6 7 (6.73%) VB
7 6 (5.77%) VB.NET
7 6 (5.77%) PHP
7 6 (5.77%) Groovy
8 5 (4.81%) Ada
8 5 (4.81%) VB6
9 4 (3.85%) Scala
10 3 (2.88%) PL/SQL
11 2 (1.92%) Ruby
11 2 (1.92%) C
11 2 (1.92%) XAML
11 2 (1.92%) Python
11 2 (1.92%) Delphi
12 1 (0.96%) Perl
Qualifications
1 29 (27.88%) Degree
2 13 (12.50%) PhD
3 7 (6.73%) Security Cleared
4 3 (2.88%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (0.96%) WAI
System Software
1 2 (1.92%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 2 (1.92%) Vagrant
1 2 (1.92%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 15 (14.42%) Microsoft
2 10 (9.62%) Sybase
3 7 (6.73%) Oracle
4 2 (1.92%) Xamarin
5 1 (0.96%) Adobe
5 1 (0.96%) Avaya
5 1 (0.96%) Zend
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Salary: £30,000 to £35,000
Posted: 4 days ago
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Salary: £45,000 to £55,000
Posted: 6 days ago
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Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + bens
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Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + competitive
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Salary: £20000 - £40000 per annum + benefits
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Salary: £32000.00 - £38000.00 per annum
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