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 12 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
12 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Software Developer
Rank 42 26 27
Rank change year-on-year
-16 +1
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Developer 27 54 43
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North East 4.55% 7.76% 7.62%
As % of the Job Titles category 4.66% 8.21% 7.78%
Number of salaries quoted 26 54 41
Average salary £35,000 £32,500 £36,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.69% -10.34%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £25,000 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £50,000 £42,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
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
579 658 553
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North East 97.64% 94.54% 98.05%
Number of salaries quoted 497 555 438
Average salary £35,000 £35,000 £36,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -3.44%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £51,000 £50,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -

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 12 February 2016.

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 12 February 2016. 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 -19 22 £35,000 +7.69% 7
Durham - 5 £24,000 - 1
Software Developer
England

Software Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North East

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, 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 62 (62.63%) .NET
2 61 (61.62%) C#
3 50 (50.51%) SQL Server
4 45 (45.45%) ASP.NET
5 38 (38.38%) SQL
6 37 (37.37%) JavaScript
7 35 (35.35%) Agile Software Development
8 31 (31.31%) Degree
9 30 (30.30%) MVC
10 28 (28.28%) Software Engineering
11 27 (27.27%) .NET Framework
11 27 (27.27%) HTML
12 25 (25.25%) CSS
12 25 (25.25%) OO
13 23 (23.23%) HTML5
14 22 (22.22%) Java
15 21 (21.21%) T-SQL
16 19 (19.19%) Ajax
16 19 (19.19%) Entity Framework
17 18 (18.18%) ASP.NET MVC
17 18 (18.18%) WPF
17 18 (18.18%) Visual Studio
18 17 (17.17%) C++
19 16 (16.16%) WinForms
19 16 (16.16%) Mobile Development
20 14 (14.14%) LINQ
21 13 (13.13%) jQuery
22 12 (12.12%) Computer Science
22 12 (12.12%) VB.NET
22 12 (12.12%) Web Services

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

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, 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 11 (11.11%) SharePoint
2 6 (6.06%) IIS
3 2 (2.02%) Drupal
3 2 (2.02%) Node.js
3 2 (2.02%) Umbraco
Applications
1 2 (2.02%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (2.02%) Cerner Millennium
1 2 (2.02%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.02%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (2.02%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 10 (10.10%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 50 (50.51%) SQL Server
2 9 (9.09%) MySQL
3 3 (3.03%) Relational Database
3 3 (3.03%) SQL Server 2000
3 3 (3.03%) SQL Server 2008
4 2 (2.02%) DTS
4 2 (2.02%) OLAP
4 2 (2.02%) SQL Server 2005
4 2 (2.02%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 2 (2.02%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 2 (2.02%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 1 (1.01%) MS Access
5 1 (1.01%) NoSQL
5 1 (1.01%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 18 (18.18%) Visual Studio
2 11 (11.11%) Team Foundation Server
3 2 (2.02%) Git (software)
4 1 (1.01%) JIRA
4 1 (1.01%) JUnit
4 1 (1.01%) NUnit
General
1 10 (10.10%) Banking
1 10 (10.10%) Finance
2 3 (3.03%) Marketing
3 2 (2.02%) Advertising
3 2 (2.02%) Games
4 1 (1.01%) Manufacturing
4 1 (1.01%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 62 (62.63%) .NET
2 45 (45.45%) ASP.NET
3 27 (27.27%) .NET Framework
3 27 (27.27%) HTML
4 25 (25.25%) CSS
5 23 (23.23%) HTML5
6 19 (19.19%) Ajax
6 19 (19.19%) Entity Framework
7 18 (18.18%) ASP.NET MVC
7 18 (18.18%) WPF
8 16 (16.16%) WinForms
9 14 (14.14%) LINQ
10 13 (13.13%) jQuery
11 12 (12.12%) Web Services
12 11 (11.11%) AngularJS
12 11 (11.11%) CSS3
13 10 (10.10%) ASP.NET Web API
14 8 (8.08%) WCF
15 5 (5.05%) JSON
15 5 (5.05%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 12 (12.12%) Computer Science
2 9 (9.09%) Social Media
3 8 (8.08%) Analytical Skills
4 5 (5.05%) Mathematics
5 4 (4.04%) Driving Licence
6 2 (2.02%) 3D Graphics
6 2 (2.02%) NHS
6 2 (2.02%) Visualisation
7 1 (1.01%) Algorithms
7 1 (1.01%) N-Tier
7 1 (1.01%) Statistics
7 1 (1.01%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 7 (7.07%) Windows
2 5 (5.05%) Apple iOS
3 1 (1.01%) Android
3 1 (1.01%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 35 (35.35%) Agile Software Development
2 30 (30.30%) MVC
3 28 (28.28%) Software Engineering
4 25 (25.25%) OO
5 16 (16.16%) Mobile Development
6 11 (11.11%) OOD
7 10 (10.10%) Dependency Injection
7 10 (10.10%) Multithreading
7 10 (10.10%) SDLC
8 9 (9.09%) API Design
8 9 (9.09%) API Development
8 9 (9.09%) Mentoring
8 9 (9.09%) Technical Analysis
8 9 (9.09%) Test Scripting
8 9 (9.09%) Workflow
9 8 (8.08%) Scrum
10 7 (7.07%) Waterfall
11 6 (6.06%) Web Development
12 5 (5.05%) Unit Testing
13 4 (4.04%) Integration Testing
Programming Languages
1 61 (61.62%) C#
2 38 (38.38%) SQL
3 37 (37.37%) JavaScript
4 22 (22.22%) Java
5 21 (21.21%) T-SQL
6 17 (17.17%) C++
7 12 (12.12%) VB.NET
8 8 (8.08%) Python
9 4 (4.04%) Bash Shell
9 4 (4.04%) C
9 4 (4.04%) Perl
9 4 (4.04%) Tcl
10 3 (3.03%) PHP
10 3 (3.03%) VB
11 2 (2.02%) Scala
11 2 (2.02%) VB6
11 2 (2.02%) VBA
12 1 (1.01%) Delphi
12 1 (1.01%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 31 (31.31%) Degree
2 11 (11.11%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (6.06%) HL7
2 2 (2.02%) QA
3 1 (1.01%) PMBOK
System Software
1 1 (1.01%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 12 (12.12%) Microsoft
2 9 (9.09%) Sybase
3 6 (6.06%) Xamarin
4 2 (2.02%) Cerner
4 2 (2.02%) McKesson
4 2 (2.02%) Zend
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