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 27 February 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Software Developer
Rank 28 27 26
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -1
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Developer 55 38 49
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North East 7.37% 6.82% 7.10%
As % of the Job Titles category 7.81% 7.01% 7.18%
Number of salaries quoted 55 37 49
Average salary £32,500 £36,875 £32,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-11.86% +15.23%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £30,000 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £42,500 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £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
704 542 682
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North East 94.37% 97.31% 98.84%
Number of salaries quoted 585 423 583
Average salary £35,000 £40,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-12.50% +14.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,500 £25,500 £21,534
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £60,000 £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 27 February 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 27 February 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 +2 54 £32,500 -13.33% 13
Durham +1 1 £31,500 -3.07% 1
Software Developer
England

Software Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North East

For the 6 months to 27 February 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 83 (66.94%) C#
2 60 (48.39%) .NET
3 51 (41.13%) Agile Software Development
4 48 (38.71%) SQL Server
5 46 (37.10%) SQL
6 40 (32.26%) ASP.NET
6 40 (32.26%) Degree
7 37 (29.84%) Java
8 34 (27.42%) Scrum
9 33 (26.61%) C++
10 29 (23.39%) HTML
11 26 (20.97%) Team Foundation Server
12 25 (20.16%) CSS
12 25 (20.16%) OO
13 24 (19.35%) Visual Studio
14 23 (18.55%) XML
14 23 (18.55%) MVC
14 23 (18.55%) Web Development
14 23 (18.55%) SQL Server 2008
15 22 (17.74%) Windows
16 21 (16.94%) T-SQL
16 21 (16.94%) Computer Science
17 18 (14.52%) Ajax
17 18 (14.52%) JavaScript
17 18 (14.52%) Linux
17 18 (14.52%) Microsoft
17 18 (14.52%) Unit Testing
17 18 (14.52%) Multithreading
18 17 (13.71%) VB.NET
19 16 (12.90%) WCF

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

For the 6 months to 27 February 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 14 (11.29%) BizTalk Server
2 5 (4.03%) SharePoint
3 3 (2.42%) CMS
Applications
1 15 (12.10%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (2.42%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (1.61%) Magento
2 2 (1.61%) Visualfiles
2 2 (1.61%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 3 (2.42%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (0.81%) HTTP
1 1 (0.81%) HTTPS
1 1 (0.81%) Intranet
1 1 (0.81%) Extranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 48 (38.71%) SQL Server
2 23 (18.55%) SQL Server 2008
3 5 (4.03%) MongoDB
3 5 (4.03%) NoSQL
4 3 (2.42%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 2 (1.61%) SQL Server 2005
5 2 (1.61%) SQL Server 2000
6 1 (0.81%) SQL Server 2012
6 1 (0.81%) Relational Database
6 1 (0.81%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 26 (20.97%) Team Foundation Server
2 24 (19.35%) Visual Studio
3 9 (7.26%) Subversion
3 9 (7.26%) Git (software)
4 7 (5.65%) Mercurial
5 5 (4.03%) Jenkins
6 4 (3.23%) JUnit
7 1 (0.81%) ReSharper
7 1 (0.81%) Oracle Forms
General
1 15 (12.10%) Manufacturing
2 13 (10.48%) Automotive
3 12 (9.68%) Games
4 8 (6.45%) Banking
5 5 (4.03%) Finance
6 3 (2.42%) Marketing
7 2 (1.61%) Multimedia
7 2 (1.61%) Law
7 2 (1.61%) Back Office
7 2 (1.61%) Electronics
7 2 (1.61%) Telecoms
8 1 (0.81%) Advertising
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 60 (48.39%) .NET
2 40 (32.26%) ASP.NET
3 29 (23.39%) HTML
4 25 (20.16%) CSS
5 23 (18.55%) XML
6 18 (14.52%) Ajax
7 16 (12.90%) WCF
7 16 (12.90%) WPF
8 14 (11.29%) HTML5
9 13 (10.48%) XHTML
9 13 (10.48%) Web Services
10 10 (8.06%) jQuery
11 9 (7.26%) .NET Framework
12 7 (5.65%) CSS3
12 7 (5.65%) OpenGL
13 6 (4.84%) WinForms
14 5 (4.03%) Play Framework
14 5 (4.03%) JSON
14 5 (4.03%) RESTful
14 5 (4.03%) LINQ
Miscellaneous
1 21 (16.94%) Computer Science
2 14 (11.29%) Mathematics
3 12 (9.68%) Client/Server
3 12 (9.68%) N-Tier
4 9 (7.26%) CUDA
4 9 (7.26%) 3D Graphics
5 8 (6.45%) Mobile Banking
5 8 (6.45%) Mobile Payment
6 7 (5.65%) Algorithms
6 7 (5.65%) Visualisation
7 6 (4.84%) Open Source
8 4 (3.23%) Analytical Skills
9 2 (1.61%) User Experience
9 2 (1.61%) DTV
9 2 (1.61%) Physics
10 1 (0.81%) Blog
10 1 (0.81%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 22 (17.74%) Windows
2 18 (14.52%) Linux
3 3 (2.42%) Android
3 3 (2.42%) Apple iOS
4 2 (1.61%) Windows Phone
5 1 (0.81%) UNIX
5 1 (0.81%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (0.81%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 51 (41.13%) Agile Software Development
2 34 (27.42%) Scrum
3 25 (20.16%) OO
4 23 (18.55%) MVC
4 23 (18.55%) Web Development
5 18 (14.52%) Multithreading
5 18 (14.52%) Unit Testing
6 15 (12.10%) TDD
7 13 (10.48%) Migration
8 12 (9.68%) CRM
9 11 (8.87%) OOD
10 8 (6.45%) Mobile Commerce
10 8 (6.45%) Software Engineering
11 7 (5.65%) Image Processing
11 7 (5.65%) Game Development
11 7 (5.65%) 3D Visualisation
12 5 (4.03%) Continuous Integration
12 5 (4.03%) Automated Testing
13 4 (3.23%) Waterfall
14 3 (2.42%) Domain-Driven Design
Programming Languages
1 83 (66.94%) C#
2 46 (37.10%) SQL
3 37 (29.84%) Java
4 33 (26.61%) C++
5 21 (16.94%) T-SQL
6 18 (14.52%) JavaScript
7 17 (13.71%) VB.NET
8 15 (12.10%) VB
9 10 (8.06%) Ruby
10 8 (6.45%) Python
11 6 (4.84%) PHP
12 5 (4.03%) Scala
13 3 (2.42%) VB6
14 2 (1.61%) Shell Script
14 2 (1.61%) Perl
14 2 (1.61%) Delphi
15 1 (0.81%) Objective-C
15 1 (0.81%) XPath
Qualifications
1 40 (32.26%) Degree
2 15 (12.10%) Microsoft Certification
3 14 (11.29%) MCSD
3 14 (11.29%) Security Cleared
3 14 (11.29%) MCPD
4 13 (10.48%) PhD
5 7 (5.65%) Sun Certification
6 4 (3.23%) VCP4
7 1 (0.81%) MCTS
7 1 (0.81%) MCITP
7 1 (0.81%) MCP
7 1 (0.81%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (4.84%) ISO 9001
1 6 (4.84%) TickIT
1 6 (4.84%) ISO/IEC 12207
1 6 (4.84%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 6 (4.84%) QA
1 6 (4.84%) PCI DSS
Vendors
1 18 (14.52%) Microsoft
2 3 (2.42%) Oracle
3 2 (1.61%) SAP
3 2 (1.61%) LexisNexis
4 1 (0.81%) Perforce
Gateshead, Tyne and Wear
Mortimer Bell International
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + Car allowance
Posted: 7 hours ago
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Northern Recruitment Group
Salary: £ competetive
Posted: Yesterday
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Gem Partnership
Salary: Competitive Salary
Posted: Yesterday
Tyne and Wear
Ashdown IT
Salary: £35000 - £38000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Northern Recruitment Group
Salary: From £40,000 to £50,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Newton Aycliffe, County Durham
baltic recruitment
Salary: From £27,000 to £37,000 per annum plus benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Newcastle-upon-Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Solutions Recruitment
Salary: From £18,000 to £20,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Newton Blue
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Edgar Cowen
Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum + Good benefits package
Posted: 4 days ago
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Ashdown IT
Salary: £35000 - £38000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Newcastle upon Tyne
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £27000.00 - £30000.00 per annum
Posted: 10 days ago
Newcastle upon Tyne
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + Bonus + Generous Holidays
Posted: 18 days ago
Gateshead
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £35000 - £38000 per annum + Benefits / Bonus / Holidays
Posted: 19 days ago