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 3 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
3 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Software Developer
Rank 32 37 25
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -12
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Developer 56 39 48
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North East 7.15% 4.89% 7.33%
As % of the Job Titles category 7.49% 5.06% 7.75%
Number of salaries quoted 51 34 43
Average salary £40,000 £36,500 £34,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+9.58% +7.35%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £22,500 £25,050
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £45,000 £42,500
UK excluding London average salary £39,500 £37,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+5.33% +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
748 770 619
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North East 95.53% 96.61% 94.50%
Number of salaries quoted 648 600 526
Average salary £37,500 £32,500 £36,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+15.38% -10.95%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £22,500 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,500 £47,500
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 3 July 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 3 July 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 +3 49 £40,500 +9.45% 3
Durham -7 7 £36,500 +12.30% 3
Software Developer
England

Software Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North East

For the 6 months to 3 July 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 84 (75.00%) C#
2 72 (64.29%) .NET
3 54 (48.21%) Agile Software Development
4 49 (43.75%) SQL
5 46 (41.07%) SQL Server
6 43 (38.39%) ASP.NET
7 37 (33.04%) Visual Studio
8 36 (32.14%) Degree
9 31 (27.68%) Java
10 29 (25.89%) Scrum
11 27 (24.11%) OO
12 25 (22.32%) C++
13 22 (19.64%) XML
13 22 (19.64%) MVC
13 22 (19.64%) Computer Science
14 20 (17.86%) JavaScript
15 19 (16.96%) T-SQL
15 19 (16.96%) Software Engineering
16 18 (16.07%) HTML
16 18 (16.07%) Microsoft
17 16 (14.29%) OOD
17 16 (14.29%) WinForms
17 16 (14.29%) Team Foundation Server
18 14 (12.50%) Unit Testing
18 14 (12.50%) Multithreading
18 14 (12.50%) .NET Framework
18 14 (12.50%) Windows
18 14 (12.50%) CSS
19 13 (11.61%) VB
19 13 (11.61%) VB.NET

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

For the 6 months to 3 July 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 12 (10.71%) SharePoint
2 2 (1.79%) Node.js
3 1 (0.89%) JBoss
3 1 (0.89%) MS Exchange
3 1 (0.89%) BizTalk Server
3 1 (0.89%) CMS
Applications
1 7 (6.25%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.89%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (0.89%) Visualfiles
1 1 (0.89%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.89%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 9 (8.04%) Intranet
2 1 (0.89%) Wi-Fi
2 1 (0.89%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 46 (41.07%) SQL Server
2 7 (6.25%) SQL Server 2008
2 7 (6.25%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 6 (5.36%) MySQL
4 4 (3.57%) NoSQL
5 3 (2.68%) SQL Server 2005
6 2 (1.79%) SQL Server 2012
6 2 (1.79%) SQL Server 2000
7 1 (0.89%) Data Warehouse
7 1 (0.89%) RDBMS
7 1 (0.89%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 37 (33.04%) Visual Studio
2 16 (14.29%) Team Foundation Server
3 11 (9.82%) Subversion
3 11 (9.82%) Git (software)
4 6 (5.36%) NUnit
5 4 (3.57%) JUnit
6 3 (2.68%) VSS/SourceSafe
7 2 (1.79%) ReSharper
7 2 (1.79%) Gradle
7 2 (1.79%) Artifactory
7 2 (1.79%) Apache Ivy
8 1 (0.89%) Mercurial
General
1 13 (11.61%) Manufacturing
2 9 (8.04%) Games
3 8 (7.14%) Automotive
4 7 (6.25%) Finance
5 2 (1.79%) Back Office
6 1 (0.89%) Law
6 1 (0.89%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 72 (64.29%) .NET
2 43 (38.39%) ASP.NET
3 22 (19.64%) XML
4 18 (16.07%) HTML
5 16 (14.29%) WinForms
6 14 (12.50%) CSS
6 14 (12.50%) .NET Framework
7 12 (10.71%) WCF
8 11 (9.82%) WPF
9 10 (8.93%) jQuery
10 8 (7.14%) Web Services
11 7 (6.25%) ASP.NET MVC
11 7 (6.25%) HTML5
12 6 (5.36%) Ajax
13 5 (4.46%) XHTML
13 5 (4.46%) EDI
14 4 (3.57%) SOAP
14 4 (3.57%) AngularJS
15 3 (2.68%) ASP.NET Web Forms
15 3 (2.68%) Silverlight
Miscellaneous
1 22 (19.64%) Computer Science
2 11 (9.82%) 3D Graphics
3 6 (5.36%) Mathematics
4 4 (3.57%) N-Tier
4 4 (3.57%) CUDA
4 4 (3.57%) Algorithms
5 3 (2.68%) Analytical Skills
5 3 (2.68%) Client/Server
6 2 (1.79%) Physics
6 2 (1.79%) Visualisation
6 2 (1.79%) Mobile App
7 1 (0.89%) Enterprise Software
7 1 (0.89%) Data Structures
7 1 (0.89%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 14 (12.50%) Windows
2 10 (8.93%) Linux
3 2 (1.79%) Apple iOS
4 1 (0.89%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 54 (48.21%) Agile Software Development
2 29 (25.89%) Scrum
3 27 (24.11%) OO
4 22 (19.64%) MVC
5 19 (16.96%) Software Engineering
6 16 (14.29%) OOD
7 14 (12.50%) Unit Testing
7 14 (12.50%) Multithreading
8 10 (8.93%) Web Development
8 10 (8.93%) CRM
9 9 (8.04%) ERP
9 9 (8.04%) Migration
10 8 (7.14%) Mentoring
10 8 (7.14%) Coaching
11 7 (6.25%) SDLC
12 6 (5.36%) Waterfall
12 6 (5.36%) E-Commerce
12 6 (5.36%) TDD
13 5 (4.46%) UML
13 5 (4.46%) API Development
Programming Languages
1 84 (75.00%) C#
2 49 (43.75%) SQL
3 31 (27.68%) Java
4 25 (22.32%) C++
5 20 (17.86%) JavaScript
6 19 (16.96%) T-SQL
7 13 (11.61%) VB
7 13 (11.61%) VB.NET
8 7 (6.25%) VB6
9 5 (4.46%) PHP
10 4 (3.57%) Groovy
11 3 (2.68%) PL/SQL
11 3 (2.68%) Ada
12 2 (1.79%) Ruby
12 2 (1.79%) XAML
12 2 (1.79%) Python
12 2 (1.79%) Delphi
12 2 (1.79%) Scala
13 1 (0.89%) Perl
13 1 (0.89%) C
Qualifications
1 36 (32.14%) Degree
2 13 (11.61%) PhD
3 11 (9.82%) Microsoft Certification
4 9 (8.04%) Security Cleared
5 8 (7.14%) MCSD
5 8 (7.14%) MCPD
6 1 (0.89%) Sun Certification
System Software
1 2 (1.79%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 2 (1.79%) Vagrant
1 2 (1.79%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 18 (16.07%) Microsoft
2 8 (7.14%) Oracle
3 5 (4.46%) Sybase
4 1 (0.89%) Avaya
4 1 (0.89%) LexisNexis
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