The table below looks at the statistics for the Software Developer role in IT jobs advertised for the Tyne and Wear 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 19 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Software Developer
Rank 17 24 38
Rank change year-on-year
+7 +14
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Developer 69 36 21
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Tyne and Wear 11.02% 7.14% 4.17%
As % of the Job Titles category 11.33% 7.38% 4.25%
Number of salaries quoted 49 35 21
Average salary £33,500 £34,000 £31,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-1.47% +7.93%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £27,500 £26,750
10% offered a salary of more than £48,000 £45,000 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £35,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Software Developer
North East

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the Tyne and Wear 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
Tyne and Wear
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
609 488 494
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Tyne and Wear 97.28% 96.83% 98.21%
Number of salaries quoted 438 430 421
Average salary £33,500 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-10.66% +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £23,500 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £62,500 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

Software Developer
Jobs Demand Trend in Tyne and Wear

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Software Developer in the job title across the Tyne and Wear region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Software Developer Jobs Demand Trend in Tyne and Wear

Software Developer
Salary Trend in Tyne and Wear

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Software Developer across the Tyne and Wear region.

Software Developer Salary Trend in Tyne and Wear

Software Developer
Salary Histogram in Tyne and Wear

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Software Developer across the Tyne and Wear region over the 3 months to 19 September 2014.

Software Developer Salary Histogram in Tyne and Wear

Software Developer
Job Locations in Tyne and Wear

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Software Developer within the Tyne and Wear region over the 3 months to 19 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
Newcastle upon Tyne +16 58 £33,500 +3.07% 12
Sunderland +3 8 £27,750 -34.70%
Gateshead -3 8 £36,500 - 1
Software Developer
North East

Software Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Tyne and Wear

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, IT jobs across the Tyne and Wear 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 70 (66.04%) C#
2 54 (50.94%) Agile Software Development
3 45 (42.45%) C++
4 38 (35.85%) Java
5 37 (34.91%) .NET
6 34 (32.08%) Degree
7 33 (31.13%) ASP.NET
8 32 (30.19%) OO
9 30 (28.30%) HTML
9 30 (28.30%) SQL
10 29 (27.36%) SQL Server
11 28 (26.42%) CSS
12 24 (22.64%) Computer Science
13 23 (21.70%) TDD
13 23 (21.70%) Web Services
13 23 (21.70%) MS Excel
13 23 (21.70%) Team Foundation Server
14 22 (20.75%) Linux
14 22 (20.75%) Microsoft
15 21 (19.81%) Mentoring
16 20 (18.87%) XML
17 19 (17.92%) SQL Server 2008
18 18 (16.98%) Mathematics
18 18 (16.98%) Software Engineering
18 18 (16.98%) MVC
18 18 (16.98%) Games
19 16 (15.09%) Ajax
19 16 (15.09%) Client/Server
20 15 (14.15%) UNIX
20 15 (14.15%) C

Software Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Tyne and Wear by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, IT jobs across the Tyne and Wear 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 (7.55%) BizTalk Server
2 6 (5.66%) SharePoint
3 1 (0.94%) Node.js
Applications
1 23 (21.70%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.94%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (0.94%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (1.89%) HTTP
1 2 (1.89%) Intranet
1 2 (1.89%) Extranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 29 (27.36%) SQL Server
2 19 (17.92%) SQL Server 2008
3 12 (11.32%) Relational Database
4 3 (2.83%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 3 (2.83%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 3 (2.83%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 2 (1.89%) MySQL
5 2 (1.89%) NoSQL
6 1 (0.94%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 23 (21.70%) Team Foundation Server
2 8 (7.55%) JUnit
3 7 (6.60%) Eclipse
4 6 (5.66%) CruiseControl
4 6 (5.66%) JIRA
5 3 (2.83%) Jenkins
6 2 (1.89%) Git (software)
6 2 (1.89%) Subversion
6 2 (1.89%) Visual Studio
7 1 (0.94%) GDB
General
1 18 (16.98%) Games
2 6 (5.66%) Banking
3 5 (4.72%) Finance
4 4 (3.77%) Advertising
5 3 (2.83%) Multimedia
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 37 (34.91%) .NET
2 33 (31.13%) ASP.NET
3 30 (28.30%) HTML
4 28 (26.42%) CSS
5 23 (21.70%) Web Services
6 20 (18.87%) XML
7 16 (15.09%) Ajax
8 14 (13.21%) WCF
9 10 (9.43%) HTML5
9 10 (9.43%) SOAP
10 9 (8.49%) XHTML
11 7 (6.60%) OpenGL
11 7 (6.60%) CSS3
11 7 (6.60%) ASP.NET Web Forms
12 6 (5.66%) ASP.NET MVC
12 6 (5.66%) .NET Framework
12 6 (5.66%) JSON
12 6 (5.66%) jQuery
13 5 (4.72%) WPF
14 3 (2.83%) WF
Miscellaneous
1 24 (22.64%) Computer Science
2 18 (16.98%) Mathematics
3 16 (15.09%) Client/Server
4 15 (14.15%) Physics
5 12 (11.32%) N-Tier
6 9 (8.49%) GIS
7 7 (6.60%) CUDA
8 6 (5.66%) Mobile Banking
8 6 (5.66%) Mobile Payment
8 6 (5.66%) Visualisation
9 3 (2.83%) Open Source
9 3 (2.83%) 3D Graphics
9 3 (2.83%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 22 (20.75%) Linux
2 15 (14.15%) UNIX
3 13 (12.26%) Windows
4 3 (2.83%) Android
4 3 (2.83%) Apple iOS
4 3 (2.83%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 54 (50.94%) Agile Software Development
2 32 (30.19%) OO
3 23 (21.70%) TDD
4 21 (19.81%) Mentoring
5 18 (16.98%) Software Engineering
5 18 (16.98%) MVC
6 14 (13.21%) Web Development
7 12 (11.32%) Multithreading
8 10 (9.43%) Waterfall
8 10 (9.43%) Unit Testing
9 8 (7.55%) Migration
9 8 (7.55%) CRM
10 7 (6.60%) OOD
10 7 (6.60%) Scrum
11 6 (5.66%) Mobile Commerce
11 6 (5.66%) Image Processing
11 6 (5.66%) 3D Visualisation
12 5 (4.72%) Responsive Web Design
13 4 (3.77%) Continuous Integration
14 3 (2.83%) Game Development
Programming Languages
1 70 (66.04%) C#
2 45 (42.45%) C++
3 38 (35.85%) Java
4 30 (28.30%) SQL
5 15 (14.15%) C
6 14 (13.21%) T-SQL
6 14 (13.21%) JavaScript
7 9 (8.49%) VB
7 9 (8.49%) Ruby
8 6 (5.66%) Python
9 3 (2.83%) Scala
9 3 (2.83%) VB.NET
10 2 (1.89%) PHP
11 1 (0.94%) Fortran
11 1 (0.94%) MATLAB
11 1 (0.94%) XAML
Qualifications
1 34 (32.08%) Degree
2 8 (7.55%) Security Cleared
3 6 (5.66%) PhD
4 3 (2.83%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (2.83%) ISO 9001
1 3 (2.83%) TickIT
1 3 (2.83%) ISO/IEC 12207
1 3 (2.83%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 3 (2.83%) QA
1 3 (2.83%) PCI DSS
Vendors
1 22 (20.75%) Microsoft
2 2 (1.89%) Google
3 1 (0.94%) Oracle
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Solutions Recruitment
Salary: From £30,000 to £40,000 per annum
Posted: 20 hours ago
Gateshead, Tyne and Wear
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £34000 - £39000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Newcastle-upon-Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Solutions Recruitment
Salary: From £40,000 to £50,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Newcastle-upon-Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Solutions Recruitment
Salary: From £30,000 to £35,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Solutions Recruitment
Salary: From £30,000 to £38,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Northern Recruitment Group
Salary: From £50,000 to £50,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Newcastle, Staffordshire
Searchability.co.uk
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Newcastle-upon-Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Accenture
Salary: Up to £34,000 per annum depending on experience + excellent benefits
Posted: 7 days ago
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
HMRC
Salary: £28,780 per annum
Posted: 8 days ago
Newcastle upon Tyne
Blue Town Online
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 14 days ago
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Accenture
Salary: Up to £30,000 per annum depending on experience, plus excellent benefi
Posted: 22 days ago
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
RMI International
Salary: From £25,000 to £35,000 per annum depending on experience
Posted: 23 days ago