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 1 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
1 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Software Developer
Rank 36 38 27
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -11
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Developer 48 36 47
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North East 6.15% 4.84% 6.59%
As % of the Job Titles category 6.44% 4.99% 6.83%
Number of salaries quoted 47 33 46
Average salary £34,000 £35,232 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-3.49% +17.44%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £24,000 £25,450
10% offered a salary of more than £41,000 £45,000 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +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
745 721 688
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North East 95.51% 96.91% 96.49%
Number of salaries quoted 628 612 590
Average salary £35,000 £37,000 £34,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.40% +8.82%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £23,500 £21,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £52,500 £47,500
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 1 May 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 1 May 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 +7 42 £32,500 -7.75% 9
Durham +3 6 £38,750 +19.23%
Software Developer
England

Software Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North East

For the 6 months to 1 May 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 71 (70.30%) C#
2 58 (57.43%) .NET
3 52 (51.49%) SQL
4 48 (47.52%) Agile Software Development
5 41 (40.59%) SQL Server
6 40 (39.60%) ASP.NET
7 35 (34.65%) Degree
8 34 (33.66%) Visual Studio
9 30 (29.70%) Scrum
10 25 (24.75%) MVC
11 24 (23.76%) Java
12 23 (22.77%) OO
13 22 (21.78%) T-SQL
14 21 (20.79%) C++
14 21 (20.79%) Team Foundation Server
15 19 (18.81%) XML
16 18 (17.82%) JavaScript
16 18 (17.82%) HTML
16 18 (17.82%) VB.NET
16 18 (17.82%) Microsoft Certification
16 18 (17.82%) Unit Testing
17 16 (15.84%) Microsoft
18 15 (14.85%) Web Development
19 14 (13.86%) MCPD
19 14 (13.86%) WCF
19 14 (13.86%) WPF
19 14 (13.86%) Multithreading
19 14 (13.86%) Subversion
19 14 (13.86%) Automotive
19 14 (13.86%) Manufacturing

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

For the 6 months to 1 May 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 6 (5.94%) SharePoint
1 6 (5.94%) BizTalk Server
2 3 (2.97%) CMS
3 2 (1.98%) Node.js
4 1 (0.99%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 8 (7.92%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.99%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (1.98%) Visualfiles
1 2 (1.98%) Magento
2 1 (0.99%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.98%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 4 (3.96%) Intranet
2 1 (0.99%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 41 (40.59%) SQL Server
2 7 (6.93%) SQL Server 2008
3 4 (3.96%) NoSQL
4 2 (1.98%) SQL Server 2000
4 2 (1.98%) SQL Server 2005
4 2 (1.98%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 2 (1.98%) SQL Server 2012
5 1 (0.99%) Relational Database
5 1 (0.99%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (0.99%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 34 (33.66%) Visual Studio
2 21 (20.79%) Team Foundation Server
3 14 (13.86%) Subversion
3 14 (13.86%) Git (software)
4 6 (5.94%) Mercurial
4 6 (5.94%) JUnit
5 3 (2.97%) VSS/SourceSafe
6 2 (1.98%) ReSharper
6 2 (1.98%) Apache Ivy
6 2 (1.98%) Gradle
6 2 (1.98%) Artifactory
General
1 14 (13.86%) Automotive
1 14 (13.86%) Manufacturing
2 8 (7.92%) Games
3 2 (1.98%) Law
3 2 (1.98%) Finance
3 2 (1.98%) Back Office
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 58 (57.43%) .NET
2 40 (39.60%) ASP.NET
3 19 (18.81%) XML
4 18 (17.82%) HTML
5 14 (13.86%) WCF
5 14 (13.86%) WPF
6 13 (12.87%) CSS
6 13 (12.87%) .NET Framework
7 10 (9.90%) WinForms
8 9 (8.91%) jQuery
9 7 (6.93%) Ajax
9 7 (6.93%) HTML5
10 5 (4.95%) Web Services
10 5 (4.95%) XHTML
10 5 (4.95%) CSS3
11 4 (3.96%) ASP.NET MVC
11 4 (3.96%) OpenGL
12 3 (2.97%) SOAP
13 2 (1.98%) COM+
13 2 (1.98%) Swing
Miscellaneous
1 9 (8.91%) Computer Science
1 9 (8.91%) Client/Server
2 8 (7.92%) 3D Graphics
3 7 (6.93%) Mathematics
4 6 (5.94%) CUDA
4 6 (5.94%) Algorithms
5 5 (4.95%) Analytical Skills
6 4 (3.96%) N-Tier
6 4 (3.96%) Visualisation
7 2 (1.98%) Physics
7 2 (1.98%) Mobile App
8 1 (0.99%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 14 (13.86%) Windows
1 14 (13.86%) Linux
2 1 (0.99%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 48 (47.52%) Agile Software Development
2 30 (29.70%) Scrum
3 25 (24.75%) MVC
4 23 (22.77%) OO
5 18 (17.82%) Unit Testing
6 15 (14.85%) Web Development
7 14 (13.86%) Multithreading
8 12 (11.88%) Migration
8 12 (11.88%) OOD
9 8 (7.92%) TDD
10 6 (5.94%) Waterfall
10 6 (5.94%) Game Development
11 5 (4.95%) CRM
12 4 (3.96%) 3D Visualisation
12 4 (3.96%) ERP
12 4 (3.96%) Image Processing
12 4 (3.96%) Domain-Driven Design
13 3 (2.97%) Software Engineering
13 3 (2.97%) E-Commerce
14 2 (1.98%) UML
Programming Languages
1 71 (70.30%) C#
2 52 (51.49%) SQL
3 24 (23.76%) Java
4 22 (21.78%) T-SQL
5 21 (20.79%) C++
6 18 (17.82%) JavaScript
6 18 (17.82%) VB.NET
7 12 (11.88%) VB
8 7 (6.93%) VB6
9 4 (3.96%) Ruby
10 3 (2.97%) PHP
10 3 (2.97%) PL/SQL
11 2 (1.98%) Delphi
11 2 (1.98%) Groovy
12 1 (0.99%) Shell Script
12 1 (0.99%) Python
12 1 (0.99%) Ada
12 1 (0.99%) Perl
Qualifications
1 35 (34.65%) Degree
2 18 (17.82%) Microsoft Certification
3 14 (13.86%) MCPD
3 14 (13.86%) MCSD
4 12 (11.88%) Security Cleared
4 12 (11.88%) PhD
5 6 (5.94%) Sun Certification
System Software
1 2 (1.98%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 2 (1.98%) Vagrant
1 2 (1.98%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 16 (15.84%) Microsoft
2 8 (7.92%) Oracle
3 2 (1.98%) LexisNexis
4 1 (0.99%) Avaya
Newcastle upon Tyne
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Gateshead, Tyne and Wear
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £42000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Newcastle, Staffordshire
ReThink Recruitment
Salary: £20000.00 - £21000.00 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Newcastle upon Tyne
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + Microsoft Certs and Amazing Package
Posted: 10 days ago
Newcastle-upon-Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Omlis
Salary: From £30,000 to £60,000 per annum depending on experience
Posted: 12 days ago
Newcastle-upon-Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Omlis
Salary: From £22,000 to £35,000 per annum depending on experience
Posted: 12 days ago
Newcastle upon Tyne
Computer Futures
Salary: £39000 - £45000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 20 days ago
Newcastle upon Tyne
Progressive Recruitment
Salary: £30000 - £38000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 25 days ago
Newcastle upon Tyne
Progressive Recruitment
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 26 days ago