The first table below looks at the demand 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 31 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the North East region.

Location
3 months to
31 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Software Developer
Rank 26 25 43
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +18
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Developer 58 51 30
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North East 7.00% 7.52% 3.65%
As % of the Job Titles category 7.31% 7.89% 3.75%
Number of salaries quoted 43 46 29
Average salary £32,500 £36,500 £30,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-10.95% +19.67%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £23,250 £26,700
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% -
Job Titles Category
North East
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
793 646 799
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North East 95.66% 95.28% 97.08%
Number of salaries quoted 574 556 676
Average salary £32,500 £37,500 £36,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-13.33% +4.16%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £22,500 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £65,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+3.89% -
Software Developer
England

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 31 July 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 31 July 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 -5 50 £35,000 -4.10% 18
Northumberland - 5 £21,000 -
Durham +9 2 £29,500 - 1
Software Developer
England

Software Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North East

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 56 (59.57%) C#
2 39 (41.49%) Degree
3 37 (39.36%) C++
3 37 (39.36%) .NET
4 32 (34.04%) Agile Software Development
5 30 (31.91%) Java
6 28 (29.79%) Computer Science
7 27 (28.72%) ASP.NET
8 25 (26.60%) OO
9 23 (24.47%) SQL
10 22 (23.40%) Software Engineering
11 21 (22.34%) Mathematics
11 21 (22.34%) HTML
12 20 (21.28%) SQL Server
12 20 (21.28%) Physics
13 19 (20.21%) TDD
13 19 (20.21%) CSS
14 17 (18.09%) MVC
15 16 (17.02%) Microsoft
16 15 (15.96%) Linux
16 15 (15.96%) C
16 15 (15.96%) MS Excel
17 14 (14.89%) Web Services
17 14 (14.89%) Games
17 14 (14.89%) Relational Database
18 13 (13.83%) Unit Testing
19 12 (12.77%) WCF
19 12 (12.77%) Scrum
19 12 (12.77%) XML
19 12 (12.77%) JavaScript

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

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 4 (4.26%) SharePoint
1 4 (4.26%) BizTalk Server
2 1 (1.06%) Lotus Domino
2 1 (1.06%) Apache
2 1 (1.06%) Tomcat
2 1 (1.06%) WordPress
2 1 (1.06%) Node.js
Applications
1 15 (15.96%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.13%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (1.06%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (4.26%) HTTP
2 3 (3.19%) TCP/IP
2 3 (3.19%) Modbus
3 1 (1.06%) Intranet
3 1 (1.06%) Extranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (21.28%) SQL Server
2 14 (14.89%) Relational Database
3 6 (6.38%) SQL Server 2008
3 6 (6.38%) RDBMS
4 3 (3.19%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 3 (3.19%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 3 (3.19%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 2 (2.13%) MySQL
6 1 (1.06%) MS Access
6 1 (1.06%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 12 (12.77%) Team Foundation Server
2 9 (9.57%) JUnit
3 7 (7.45%) Eclipse
4 6 (6.38%) JIRA
4 6 (6.38%) CruiseControl
5 3 (3.19%) Subversion
5 3 (3.19%) Git (software)
5 3 (3.19%) Jenkins
6 2 (2.13%) Visual Studio
7 1 (1.06%) GDB
General
1 14 (14.89%) Games
2 5 (5.32%) Finance
3 4 (4.26%) Advertising
4 2 (2.13%) Manufacturing
5 1 (1.06%) Legal
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 37 (39.36%) .NET
2 27 (28.72%) ASP.NET
3 21 (22.34%) HTML
4 19 (20.21%) CSS
5 14 (14.89%) Web Services
6 12 (12.77%) WCF
6 12 (12.77%) XML
7 7 (7.45%) jQuery
7 7 (7.45%) .NET Framework
7 7 (7.45%) ASP.NET MVC
7 7 (7.45%) HTML5
7 7 (7.45%) ASP.NET Web Forms
8 6 (6.38%) CSS3
8 6 (6.38%) JSON
8 6 (6.38%) WPF
9 5 (5.32%) Ajax
9 5 (5.32%) SOAP
10 4 (4.26%) RESTful
10 4 (4.26%) OpenGL
10 4 (4.26%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 28 (29.79%) Computer Science
2 21 (22.34%) Mathematics
3 20 (21.28%) Physics
4 10 (10.64%) Client/Server
5 9 (9.57%) GIS
6 4 (4.26%) CUDA
7 3 (3.19%) 3D Graphics
7 3 (3.19%) N-Tier
7 3 (3.19%) Visualisation
7 3 (3.19%) Open Source
8 2 (2.13%) Social Media
9 1 (1.06%) GPGPU
Operating Systems
1 15 (15.96%) Linux
2 11 (11.70%) UNIX
3 8 (8.51%) Windows
4 1 (1.06%) Apple iOS
4 1 (1.06%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 32 (34.04%) Agile Software Development
2 25 (26.60%) OO
3 22 (23.40%) Software Engineering
4 19 (20.21%) TDD
5 17 (18.09%) MVC
6 13 (13.83%) Unit Testing
7 12 (12.77%) Scrum
8 11 (11.70%) Multithreading
9 7 (7.45%) ERP
10 6 (6.38%) OOD
11 5 (5.32%) Continuous Integration
11 5 (5.32%) Waterfall
12 4 (4.26%) Migration
12 4 (4.26%) Web Development
13 3 (3.19%) Automated Testing
13 3 (3.19%) Web Design
13 3 (3.19%) Test Scripting
13 3 (3.19%) OOP
13 3 (3.19%) Configuration Management
13 3 (3.19%) OWASP
Programming Languages
1 56 (59.57%) C#
2 37 (39.36%) C++
3 30 (31.91%) Java
4 23 (24.47%) SQL
5 15 (15.96%) C
6 12 (12.77%) JavaScript
7 9 (9.57%) T-SQL
8 6 (6.38%) VB
8 6 (6.38%) Ruby
9 4 (4.26%) Python
9 4 (4.26%) VB.NET
10 3 (3.19%) PHP
10 3 (3.19%) Scala
11 1 (1.06%) VBA
11 1 (1.06%) Fortran
11 1 (1.06%) MATLAB
Qualifications
1 39 (41.49%) Degree
2 5 (5.32%) PhD
3 4 (4.26%) Security Cleared
4 3 (3.19%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (5.32%) QA
Vendors
1 16 (17.02%) Microsoft
2 5 (5.32%) F5
3 3 (3.19%) Google
4 1 (1.06%) Oracle
4 1 (1.06%) Lotus
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