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

Location
3 months to
17 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Software Developer
Rank 21 35 37
Rank change year-on-year
+14 +2
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Developer 82 39 38
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North East 10.24% 5.89% 5.01%
As % of the Job Titles category 10.50% 6.05% 5.16%
Number of salaries quoted 58 37 36
Average salary £33,500 £36,250 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-7.58% +20.83%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £27,800 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £48,500 £44,250 £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
781 645 736
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North East 97.50% 97.43% 97.10%
Number of salaries quoted 575 562 634
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 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £52,500 £50,000
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 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 17 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 +7 68 £33,500 -8.21% 15
Durham +10 6 £29,500 -
Northumberland - 5 £21,000 -
Software Developer
England

Software Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North East

For the 6 months to 17 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 82 (66.67%) C#
2 63 (51.22%) Agile Software Development
3 51 (41.46%) C++
4 49 (39.84%) .NET
5 45 (36.59%) Degree
6 42 (34.15%) ASP.NET
7 40 (32.52%) SQL Server
8 38 (30.89%) HTML
8 38 (30.89%) Java
9 36 (29.27%) CSS
10 35 (28.46%) OO
11 33 (26.83%) SQL
12 31 (25.20%) MS Excel
13 30 (24.39%) Microsoft
13 30 (24.39%) Computer Science
14 27 (21.95%) Team Foundation Server
15 24 (19.51%) Web Services
15 24 (19.51%) MVC
15 24 (19.51%) TDD
15 24 (19.51%) SQL Server 2008
16 23 (18.70%) Linux
16 23 (18.70%) Mentoring
17 22 (17.89%) XML
17 22 (17.89%) Mathematics
18 20 (16.26%) C
18 20 (16.26%) Windows
18 20 (16.26%) Physics
19 19 (15.45%) Software Engineering
19 19 (15.45%) WCF
20 18 (14.63%) Games

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

For the 6 months to 17 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 8 (6.50%) BizTalk Server
2 7 (5.69%) SharePoint
3 1 (0.81%) WordPress
3 1 (0.81%) Node.js
Applications
1 31 (25.20%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (0.81%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 6 (4.88%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (0.81%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (4.07%) HTTP
2 2 (1.63%) Intranet
2 2 (1.63%) Extranet
3 1 (0.81%) Modbus
3 1 (0.81%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 40 (32.52%) SQL Server
2 24 (19.51%) SQL Server 2008
3 18 (14.63%) Relational Database
4 7 (5.69%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 5 (4.07%) RDBMS
6 4 (3.25%) SQL Server 2012
7 3 (2.44%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 3 (2.44%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 2 (1.63%) MySQL
8 2 (1.63%) NoSQL
9 1 (0.81%) MS Access
9 1 (0.81%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 27 (21.95%) Team Foundation Server
2 9 (7.32%) JUnit
3 7 (5.69%) Eclipse
4 6 (4.88%) CruiseControl
4 6 (4.88%) JIRA
5 4 (3.25%) Jenkins
6 3 (2.44%) Git (software)
6 3 (2.44%) Subversion
7 2 (1.63%) Visual Studio
8 1 (0.81%) GDB
General
1 18 (14.63%) Games
2 6 (4.88%) Finance
2 6 (4.88%) Advertising
3 5 (4.07%) Banking
4 4 (3.25%) Marketing
5 3 (2.44%) Multimedia
6 1 (0.81%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 49 (39.84%) .NET
2 42 (34.15%) ASP.NET
3 38 (30.89%) HTML
4 36 (29.27%) CSS
5 24 (19.51%) Web Services
6 22 (17.89%) XML
7 19 (15.45%) WCF
8 18 (14.63%) Ajax
9 17 (13.82%) HTML5
10 13 (10.57%) CSS3
11 11 (8.94%) jQuery
11 11 (8.94%) ASP.NET MVC
11 11 (8.94%) ASP.NET Web Forms
12 10 (8.13%) SOAP
13 9 (7.32%) XHTML
14 8 (6.50%) .NET Framework
15 7 (5.69%) JSON
15 7 (5.69%) WPF
15 7 (5.69%) OpenGL
16 5 (4.07%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 30 (24.39%) Computer Science
2 22 (17.89%) Mathematics
3 20 (16.26%) Physics
4 16 (13.01%) Client/Server
5 12 (9.76%) N-Tier
6 9 (7.32%) GIS
7 8 (6.50%) Open Source
8 7 (5.69%) CUDA
9 6 (4.88%) Visualisation
10 5 (4.07%) Mobile Banking
10 5 (4.07%) Mobile Payment
11 4 (3.25%) Blog
12 3 (2.44%) 3D Graphics
12 3 (2.44%) User Experience
13 2 (1.63%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 23 (18.70%) Linux
2 20 (16.26%) Windows
3 15 (12.20%) UNIX
4 3 (2.44%) Android
4 3 (2.44%) Apple iOS
4 3 (2.44%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 63 (51.22%) Agile Software Development
2 35 (28.46%) OO
3 24 (19.51%) MVC
3 24 (19.51%) TDD
4 23 (18.70%) Mentoring
5 19 (15.45%) Software Engineering
6 15 (12.20%) Web Development
7 13 (10.57%) Multithreading
7 13 (10.57%) Scrum
8 12 (9.76%) Unit Testing
9 10 (8.13%) Waterfall
10 9 (7.32%) CRM
11 8 (6.50%) Migration
12 7 (5.69%) OOD
13 6 (4.88%) ERP
13 6 (4.88%) Responsive Web Design
13 6 (4.88%) Image Processing
13 6 (4.88%) 3D Visualisation
14 5 (4.07%) Web Application Development
14 5 (4.07%) Continuous Integration
Programming Languages
1 82 (66.67%) C#
2 51 (41.46%) C++
3 38 (30.89%) Java
4 33 (26.83%) SQL
5 20 (16.26%) C
6 15 (12.20%) VB
6 15 (12.20%) JavaScript
7 14 (11.38%) T-SQL
8 10 (8.13%) Ruby
9 6 (4.88%) Python
10 5 (4.07%) VB.NET
11 4 (3.25%) PHP
11 4 (3.25%) Scala
12 1 (0.81%) Fortran
12 1 (0.81%) MATLAB
12 1 (0.81%) XAML
12 1 (0.81%) Delphi
12 1 (0.81%) VBA
Qualifications
1 45 (36.59%) Degree
2 8 (6.50%) Security Cleared
2 8 (6.50%) Microsoft Certification
3 6 (4.88%) PhD
4 4 (3.25%) MCTS
4 4 (3.25%) MCITP
4 4 (3.25%) MCPD
4 4 (3.25%) MCP
4 4 (3.25%) MCSD
4 4 (3.25%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (5.69%) QA
2 2 (1.63%) PCI DSS
2 2 (1.63%) ISO 9001
2 2 (1.63%) TickIT
2 2 (1.63%) ISO/IEC 12207
2 2 (1.63%) ISO/IEC 27001
Vendors
1 30 (24.39%) Microsoft
2 5 (4.07%) F5
3 3 (2.44%) Google
4 1 (0.81%) Oracle
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