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

Location
3 months to
30 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Software Developer
Rank 18 29 37
Rank change year-on-year
+11 +8
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Developer 85 40 35
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North East 10.33% 6.06% 4.79%
As % of the Job Titles category 10.60% 6.22% 4.95%
Number of salaries quoted 63 39 33
Average salary £33,500 £36,000 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.94% +20.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £28,700 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £46,000 £45,000 £44,000
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
802 643 707
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North East 97.45% 97.42% 96.72%
Number of salaries quoted 597 562 609
Average salary £35,000 £37,500 £34,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.66% +10.29%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £22,500 £22,400
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
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 30 September 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 30 September 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 +10 70 £33,500 -5.63% 13
Durham +6 7 £31,500 -
Northumberland - 5 £21,000 -
Software Developer
England

Software Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North East

For the 6 months to 30 September 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 83 (66.40%) C#
2 58 (46.40%) Agile Software Development
3 55 (44.00%) C++
4 48 (38.40%) .NET
5 44 (35.20%) SQL Server
6 42 (33.60%) Degree
7 41 (32.80%) ASP.NET
8 38 (30.40%) Java
9 36 (28.80%) SQL
10 35 (28.00%) HTML
11 33 (26.40%) CSS
11 33 (26.40%) OO
11 33 (26.40%) MS Excel
12 30 (24.00%) Computer Science
13 29 (23.20%) SQL Server 2008
13 29 (23.20%) Microsoft
14 27 (21.60%) Team Foundation Server
15 25 (20.00%) Web Services
15 25 (20.00%) XML
16 23 (18.40%) TDD
16 23 (18.40%) Mathematics
17 21 (16.80%) Mentoring
17 21 (16.80%) Linux
18 20 (16.00%) Windows
18 20 (16.00%) C
18 20 (16.00%) MVC
19 19 (15.20%) Physics
19 19 (15.20%) WCF
20 18 (14.40%) Ajax
21 17 (13.60%) Software Engineering

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

For the 6 months to 30 September 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 11 (8.80%) BizTalk Server
2 7 (5.60%) SharePoint
3 1 (0.80%) WordPress
Applications
1 33 (26.40%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (1.60%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.80%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 5 (4.00%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 3 (2.40%) HTTP
2 2 (1.60%) Intranet
2 2 (1.60%) Extranet
3 1 (0.80%) HTTPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 44 (35.20%) SQL Server
2 29 (23.20%) SQL Server 2008
3 17 (13.60%) Relational Database
4 6 (4.80%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 5 (4.00%) RDBMS
6 4 (3.20%) SQL Server 2012
7 2 (1.60%) MySQL
7 2 (1.60%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 2 (1.60%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 2 (1.60%) MongoDB
7 2 (1.60%) NoSQL
8 1 (0.80%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 27 (21.60%) Team Foundation Server
2 7 (5.60%) JUnit
2 7 (5.60%) Eclipse
3 6 (4.80%) CruiseControl
3 6 (4.80%) JIRA
4 3 (2.40%) Visual Studio
4 3 (2.40%) Jenkins
5 1 (0.80%) Subversion
5 1 (0.80%) Git (software)
5 1 (0.80%) GDB
General
1 17 (13.60%) Games
2 7 (5.60%) Banking
3 6 (4.80%) Advertising
4 5 (4.00%) Marketing
4 5 (4.00%) Finance
5 3 (2.40%) Multimedia
6 2 (1.60%) Manufacturing
7 1 (0.80%) Electronics
7 1 (0.80%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 48 (38.40%) .NET
2 41 (32.80%) ASP.NET
3 35 (28.00%) HTML
4 33 (26.40%) CSS
5 25 (20.00%) Web Services
5 25 (20.00%) XML
6 19 (15.20%) WCF
7 18 (14.40%) Ajax
8 15 (12.00%) HTML5
9 11 (8.80%) CSS3
9 11 (8.80%) SOAP
9 11 (8.80%) XHTML
10 10 (8.00%) ASP.NET Web Forms
11 9 (7.20%) ASP.NET MVC
11 9 (7.20%) jQuery
12 7 (5.60%) OpenGL
13 6 (4.80%) .NET Framework
13 6 (4.80%) WPF
14 5 (4.00%) JSON
14 5 (4.00%) ASP.NET MVC 3
Miscellaneous
1 30 (24.00%) Computer Science
2 23 (18.40%) Mathematics
3 19 (15.20%) Physics
4 16 (12.80%) Client/Server
5 14 (11.20%) N-Tier
6 8 (6.40%) GIS
7 7 (5.60%) Open Source
7 7 (5.60%) CUDA
7 7 (5.60%) Mobile Banking
7 7 (5.60%) Mobile Payment
8 6 (4.80%) Visualisation
9 4 (3.20%) Algorithms
9 4 (3.20%) Blog
10 3 (2.40%) 3D Graphics
10 3 (2.40%) User Experience
11 2 (1.60%) Social Media
12 1 (0.80%) DTV
Operating Systems
1 21 (16.80%) Linux
2 20 (16.00%) Windows
3 15 (12.00%) UNIX
4 3 (2.40%) Android
4 3 (2.40%) Apple iOS
4 3 (2.40%) Windows Phone
5 1 (0.80%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 58 (46.40%) Agile Software Development
2 33 (26.40%) OO
3 23 (18.40%) TDD
4 21 (16.80%) Mentoring
5 20 (16.00%) MVC
6 17 (13.60%) Software Engineering
7 14 (11.20%) Web Development
8 12 (9.60%) Multithreading
9 11 (8.80%) Unit Testing
9 11 (8.80%) Scrum
9 11 (8.80%) CRM
10 10 (8.00%) Migration
10 10 (8.00%) Waterfall
11 7 (5.60%) OOD
11 7 (5.60%) Mobile Commerce
12 6 (4.80%) ERP
12 6 (4.80%) Image Processing
12 6 (4.80%) 3D Visualisation
13 5 (4.00%) Web Application Development
14 4 (3.20%) Graceful Degradation
Programming Languages
1 83 (66.40%) C#
2 55 (44.00%) C++
3 38 (30.40%) Java
4 36 (28.80%) SQL
5 20 (16.00%) C
6 17 (13.60%) VB
7 16 (12.80%) T-SQL
8 12 (9.60%) JavaScript
9 9 (7.20%) Ruby
10 6 (4.80%) Python
11 5 (4.00%) VB.NET
12 4 (3.20%) PHP
13 3 (2.40%) Scala
14 1 (0.80%) XPath
14 1 (0.80%) Fortran
14 1 (0.80%) MATLAB
14 1 (0.80%) XAML
14 1 (0.80%) Delphi
14 1 (0.80%) VBA
Qualifications
1 42 (33.60%) Degree
2 11 (8.80%) Security Cleared
3 8 (6.40%) Microsoft Certification
4 6 (4.80%) PhD
5 4 (3.20%) MCTS
5 4 (3.20%) MCITP
5 4 (3.20%) MCPD
5 4 (3.20%) MCP
5 4 (3.20%) MCSD
5 4 (3.20%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (7.20%) QA
2 4 (3.20%) PCI DSS
2 4 (3.20%) ISO 9001
2 4 (3.20%) TickIT
2 4 (3.20%) ISO/IEC 12207
2 4 (3.20%) ISO/IEC 27001
Vendors
1 29 (23.20%) Microsoft
2 5 (4.00%) F5
3 1 (0.80%) SAP
3 1 (0.80%) Google
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