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 29 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Software Developer
Rank 23 27 37
Rank change year-on-year
+4 +10
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Developer 72 45 35
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North East 8.56% 6.87% 4.53%
As % of the Job Titles category 8.80% 7.09% 4.67%
Number of salaries quoted 48 42 33
Average salary £32,500 £36,250 £27,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-10.34% +31.81%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £26,800 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £42,500 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £35,000 £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
818 635 750
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North East 97.27% 96.95% 97.15%
Number of salaries quoted 590 538 640
Average salary £33,500 £36,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-8.21% +4.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £22,500 £23,400
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £60,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +1.29%

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 29 August 2014.

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 29 August 2014. 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 61 £33,500 -8.21% 13
Durham - 5 £29,500 - 3
Northumberland - 5 £21,000 -
Software Developer
England

Software Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North East

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, 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 71 (65.14%) C#
2 45 (41.28%) C++
3 43 (39.45%) Degree
4 42 (38.53%) .NET
5 35 (32.11%) Agile Software Development
6 34 (31.19%) Java
7 33 (30.28%) ASP.NET
8 32 (29.36%) SQL Server
9 31 (28.44%) OO
10 30 (27.52%) HTML
10 30 (27.52%) SQL
11 29 (26.61%) CSS
12 28 (25.69%) Computer Science
13 26 (23.85%) MS Excel
13 26 (23.85%) Microsoft
14 23 (21.10%) Team Foundation Server
15 21 (19.27%) Web Services
15 21 (19.27%) Mathematics
15 21 (19.27%) Physics
16 20 (18.35%) Software Engineering
16 20 (18.35%) C
16 20 (18.35%) Linux
16 20 (18.35%) MVC
17 19 (17.43%) XML
17 19 (17.43%) TDD
17 19 (17.43%) Relational Database
18 18 (16.51%) SQL Server 2008
19 17 (15.60%) WCF
20 15 (13.76%) Games
20 15 (13.76%) UNIX

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

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, 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 7 (6.42%) BizTalk Server
2 5 (4.59%) SharePoint
3 1 (0.92%) WordPress
3 1 (0.92%) Node.js
Applications
1 26 (23.85%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 5 (4.59%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (0.92%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (3.67%) HTTP
2 2 (1.83%) TCP/IP
2 2 (1.83%) Modbus
3 1 (0.92%) Intranet
3 1 (0.92%) Extranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 32 (29.36%) SQL Server
2 19 (17.43%) Relational Database
3 18 (16.51%) SQL Server 2008
4 6 (5.50%) RDBMS
4 6 (5.50%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 3 (2.75%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 3 (2.75%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 3 (2.75%) SQL Server 2012
6 2 (1.83%) MySQL
7 1 (0.92%) NoSQL
7 1 (0.92%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 23 (21.10%) Team Foundation Server
2 10 (9.17%) JUnit
3 8 (7.34%) Eclipse
4 7 (6.42%) CruiseControl
4 7 (6.42%) JIRA
5 3 (2.75%) Git (software)
5 3 (2.75%) Subversion
5 3 (2.75%) Jenkins
6 2 (1.83%) Visual Studio
7 1 (0.92%) GDB
General
1 15 (13.76%) Games
2 5 (4.59%) Finance
2 5 (4.59%) Advertising
3 3 (2.75%) Marketing
4 2 (1.83%) Manufacturing
5 1 (0.92%) Legal
5 1 (0.92%) Banking
5 1 (0.92%) Multimedia
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 42 (38.53%) .NET
2 33 (30.28%) ASP.NET
3 30 (27.52%) HTML
4 29 (26.61%) CSS
5 21 (19.27%) Web Services
6 19 (17.43%) XML
7 17 (15.60%) WCF
8 12 (11.01%) Ajax
9 11 (10.09%) HTML5
10 10 (9.17%) ASP.NET MVC
10 10 (9.17%) CSS3
10 10 (9.17%) jQuery
10 10 (9.17%) SOAP
11 9 (8.26%) ASP.NET Web Forms
12 7 (6.42%) .NET Framework
13 6 (5.50%) JSON
13 6 (5.50%) XHTML
14 5 (4.59%) OpenGL
14 5 (4.59%) WPF
15 4 (3.67%) ASP.NET MVC 3
Miscellaneous
1 28 (25.69%) Computer Science
2 21 (19.27%) Mathematics
2 21 (19.27%) Physics
3 15 (13.76%) Client/Server
4 9 (8.26%) GIS
5 8 (7.34%) N-Tier
6 6 (5.50%) Open Source
7 5 (4.59%) CUDA
8 4 (3.67%) Visualisation
9 3 (2.75%) 3D Graphics
9 3 (2.75%) Blog
10 2 (1.83%) Social Media
11 1 (0.92%) Mobile Banking
11 1 (0.92%) Mobile Payment
11 1 (0.92%) GPGPU
Operating Systems
1 20 (18.35%) Linux
2 15 (13.76%) UNIX
3 13 (11.93%) Windows
4 1 (0.92%) Android
4 1 (0.92%) Apple iOS
4 1 (0.92%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 35 (32.11%) Agile Software Development
2 31 (28.44%) OO
3 20 (18.35%) MVC
3 20 (18.35%) Software Engineering
4 19 (17.43%) TDD
5 13 (11.93%) Scrum
6 12 (11.01%) Unit Testing
7 11 (10.09%) Web Development
7 11 (10.09%) Multithreading
8 10 (9.17%) Waterfall
9 7 (6.42%) Migration
9 7 (6.42%) ERP
10 6 (5.50%) OOD
10 6 (5.50%) CRM
11 4 (3.67%) Web Design
11 4 (3.67%) Continuous Integration
11 4 (3.67%) Responsive Web Design
11 4 (3.67%) Web Application Development
11 4 (3.67%) Image Processing
11 4 (3.67%) 3D Visualisation
Programming Languages
1 71 (65.14%) C#
2 45 (41.28%) C++
3 34 (31.19%) Java
4 30 (27.52%) SQL
5 20 (18.35%) C
6 12 (11.01%) VB
7 11 (10.09%) T-SQL
7 11 (10.09%) JavaScript
8 7 (6.42%) Ruby
9 5 (4.59%) VB.NET
10 4 (3.67%) Python
11 3 (2.75%) Scala
11 3 (2.75%) PHP
12 1 (0.92%) VBA
12 1 (0.92%) Fortran
12 1 (0.92%) MATLAB
12 1 (0.92%) XAML
Qualifications
1 43 (39.45%) Degree
2 7 (6.42%) Security Cleared
2 7 (6.42%) Microsoft Certification
3 5 (4.59%) PhD
4 3 (2.75%) MCTS
4 3 (2.75%) MCITP
4 3 (2.75%) MCPD
4 3 (2.75%) MCP
4 3 (2.75%) MCSD
4 3 (2.75%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (4.59%) QA
Vendors
1 26 (23.85%) Microsoft
2 5 (4.59%) F5
3 3 (2.75%) Google
4 1 (0.92%) Oracle
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