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

Location
3 months to
17 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Software Developer
Rank 28 24 49
Rank change year-on-year
-4 +25
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Developer 59 50 26
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North East 7.50% 8.00% 3.89%
As % of the Job Titles category 7.88% 8.24% 4.01%
Number of salaries quoted 57 46 26
Average salary £33,500 £40,000 £34,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-16.25% +17.64%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £26,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £42,500 £48,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +5.71%
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
749 607 649
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North East 95.17% 97.12% 97.01%
Number of salaries quoted 620 517 556
Average salary £35,000 £36,000 £33,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.77% +7.46%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £25,000 £21,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £50,000 £48,000
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 17 December 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 17 December 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 0 53 £32,500 -18.75% 6
Durham -3 4 £42,500 +46.55% 2
Software Developer
England

Software Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North East

For the 6 months to 17 December 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 96 (68.09%) C#
2 59 (41.84%) .NET
2 59 (41.84%) Agile Software Development
3 55 (39.01%) C++
3 55 (39.01%) SQL Server
4 48 (34.04%) Java
4 48 (34.04%) SQL
5 45 (31.91%) Degree
6 44 (31.21%) ASP.NET
7 37 (26.24%) HTML
8 35 (24.82%) SQL Server 2008
9 34 (24.11%) CSS
10 33 (23.40%) MS Excel
11 32 (22.70%) XML
12 31 (21.99%) Team Foundation Server
13 29 (20.57%) OO
14 28 (19.86%) Microsoft
15 27 (19.15%) Web Services
16 26 (18.44%) MVC
16 26 (18.44%) Computer Science
17 25 (17.73%) Windows
17 25 (17.73%) Linux
18 24 (17.02%) Scrum
19 22 (15.60%) T-SQL
19 22 (15.60%) Client/Server
19 22 (15.60%) Web Development
20 21 (14.89%) WCF
21 20 (14.18%) Ajax
22 19 (13.48%) C
22 19 (13.48%) VB

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

For the 6 months to 17 December 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 17 (12.06%) BizTalk Server
2 6 (4.26%) SharePoint
3 2 (1.42%) CMS
4 1 (0.71%) WordPress
Applications
1 33 (23.40%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (2.13%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (1.42%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 2 (1.42%) Magento
3 1 (0.71%) Visualfiles
Cloud Services
1 6 (4.26%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 2 (1.42%) HTTP
1 2 (1.42%) Intranet
1 2 (1.42%) Extranet
2 1 (0.71%) HTTPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 55 (39.01%) SQL Server
2 35 (24.82%) SQL Server 2008
3 16 (11.35%) Relational Database
4 5 (3.55%) MongoDB
4 5 (3.55%) NoSQL
4 5 (3.55%) RDBMS
4 5 (3.55%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 4 (2.84%) SQL Server 2012
6 2 (1.42%) MySQL
7 1 (0.71%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 31 (21.99%) Team Foundation Server
2 11 (7.80%) Visual Studio
3 6 (4.26%) Subversion
3 6 (4.26%) Git (software)
4 5 (3.55%) Jenkins
4 5 (3.55%) Mercurial
5 4 (2.84%) JUnit
6 3 (2.13%) JIRA
6 3 (2.13%) Eclipse
6 3 (2.13%) CruiseControl
7 1 (0.71%) Oracle Forms
General
1 12 (8.51%) Games
2 9 (6.38%) Banking
3 6 (4.26%) Manufacturing
3 6 (4.26%) Marketing
4 5 (3.55%) Finance
5 4 (2.84%) Automotive
6 3 (2.13%) Multimedia
6 3 (2.13%) Advertising
7 2 (1.42%) Electronics
7 2 (1.42%) Telecoms
8 1 (0.71%) Law
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 59 (41.84%) .NET
2 44 (31.21%) ASP.NET
3 37 (26.24%) HTML
4 34 (24.11%) CSS
5 32 (22.70%) XML
6 27 (19.15%) Web Services
7 21 (14.89%) WCF
8 20 (14.18%) Ajax
9 19 (13.48%) HTML5
10 14 (9.93%) XHTML
10 14 (9.93%) jQuery
11 13 (9.22%) CSS3
12 12 (8.51%) WPF
13 11 (7.80%) SOAP
14 10 (7.09%) ASP.NET MVC
15 8 (5.67%) ASP.NET Web Forms
16 7 (4.96%) OpenGL
17 6 (4.26%) RESTful
17 6 (4.26%) ASP.NET MVC 3
18 5 (3.55%) Play Framework
Miscellaneous
1 26 (18.44%) Computer Science
2 22 (15.60%) Client/Server
3 18 (12.77%) Mathematics
4 15 (10.64%) N-Tier
5 10 (7.09%) Physics
6 9 (6.38%) Mobile Banking
6 9 (6.38%) Mobile Payment
6 9 (6.38%) Open Source
6 9 (6.38%) CUDA
7 7 (4.96%) Visualisation
7 7 (4.96%) 3D Graphics
8 5 (3.55%) Algorithms
9 4 (2.84%) Blog
10 3 (2.13%) User Experience
10 3 (2.13%) Analytical Skills
11 2 (1.42%) DTV
11 2 (1.42%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 25 (17.73%) Windows
1 25 (17.73%) Linux
2 15 (10.64%) UNIX
3 4 (2.84%) Android
3 4 (2.84%) Apple iOS
4 3 (2.13%) Windows Phone
5 1 (0.71%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (0.71%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 59 (41.84%) Agile Software Development
2 29 (20.57%) OO
3 26 (18.44%) MVC
4 24 (17.02%) Scrum
5 22 (15.60%) Web Development
6 18 (12.77%) Mentoring
7 16 (11.35%) TDD
8 15 (10.64%) Multithreading
8 15 (10.64%) Migration
9 14 (9.93%) CRM
9 14 (9.93%) Unit Testing
10 12 (8.51%) Software Engineering
10 12 (8.51%) Waterfall
11 9 (6.38%) Mobile Commerce
12 8 (5.67%) OOD
13 7 (4.96%) 3D Visualisation
13 7 (4.96%) Web Application Development
13 7 (4.96%) Image Processing
14 5 (3.55%) Continuous Integration
14 5 (3.55%) Game Development
Programming Languages
1 96 (68.09%) C#
2 55 (39.01%) C++
3 48 (34.04%) SQL
3 48 (34.04%) Java
4 22 (15.60%) T-SQL
5 19 (13.48%) VB
5 19 (13.48%) C
6 16 (11.35%) JavaScript
7 12 (8.51%) Ruby
8 11 (7.80%) VB.NET
9 7 (4.96%) PHP
9 7 (4.96%) Python
10 5 (3.55%) Scala
11 1 (0.71%) XPath
11 1 (0.71%) Perl
11 1 (0.71%) VBA
11 1 (0.71%) Delphi
11 1 (0.71%) Shell Script
11 1 (0.71%) Objective-C
11 1 (0.71%) XAML
Qualifications
1 45 (31.91%) Degree
2 16 (11.35%) Security Cleared
3 13 (9.22%) Microsoft Certification
4 9 (6.38%) PhD
5 8 (5.67%) MCSD
5 8 (5.67%) MCPD
6 5 (3.55%) Sun Certification
7 4 (2.84%) MCITP
7 4 (2.84%) MCTS
7 4 (2.84%) MCSE
7 4 (2.84%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (7.80%) QA
2 6 (4.26%) TickIT
2 6 (4.26%) ISO/IEC 12207
2 6 (4.26%) ISO 9001
2 6 (4.26%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 6 (4.26%) PCI DSS
Vendors
1 28 (19.86%) Microsoft
2 5 (3.55%) F5
3 2 (1.42%) SAP
4 1 (0.71%) LexisNexis
4 1 (0.71%) Oracle
4 1 (0.71%) Perforce
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