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 3 September 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
3 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Software Developer
Rank 29 19 16
Rank change year-on-year
-10 -3
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Developer 41 63 42
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Tyne and Wear 8.40% 9.74% 8.33%
As % of the Job Titles category 9.01% 9.98% 8.62%
Number of salaries quoted 39 42 39
Average salary £40,000 £33,500 £36,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+19.40% -8.21%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £22,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £45,000 £42,500
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £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
455 631 487
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Tyne and Wear 93.24% 97.53% 96.63%
Number of salaries quoted 396 441 418
Average salary £37,500 £32,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+15.38% -13.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £22,500 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £50,000 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,500
% change year-on-year
- +1.26%

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 3 September 2015.

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 3 September 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
Newcastle upon Tyne -2 38 £40,000 +23.07% 9
Sunderland -4 17 £40,000 +42.85%
Gateshead -11 3 £21,000 -42.46% 2
Software Developer
North East

Software Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Tyne and Wear

For the 6 months to 3 September 2015, 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 66 (79.52%) C#
2 54 (65.06%) .NET
3 47 (56.63%) Agile Software Development
4 34 (40.96%) SQL Server
5 32 (38.55%) Java
6 30 (36.14%) ASP.NET
7 26 (31.33%) C++
7 26 (31.33%) SQL
7 26 (31.33%) Degree
8 24 (28.92%) Computer Science
8 24 (28.92%) Software Engineering
9 23 (27.71%) OO
10 21 (25.30%) JavaScript
11 20 (24.10%) Scrum
11 20 (24.10%) MVC
12 18 (21.69%) Visual Studio
13 17 (20.48%) OOD
14 16 (19.28%) WinForms
15 14 (16.87%) PhD
16 13 (15.66%) T-SQL
16 13 (15.66%) Multithreading
17 12 (14.46%) WCF
17 12 (14.46%) HTML
17 12 (14.46%) Microsoft
18 11 (13.25%) 3D Graphics
18 11 (13.25%) .NET Framework
18 11 (13.25%) ASP.NET MVC
19 10 (12.05%) Unit Testing
19 10 (12.05%) API Development
19 10 (12.05%) API Design

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

For the 6 months to 3 September 2015, 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 6 (7.23%) SharePoint
2 2 (2.41%) Umbraco
2 2 (2.41%) Node.js
3 1 (1.20%) JBoss
Applications
1 6 (7.23%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (2.41%) Dynamics CRM
Communications & Networking
1 4 (4.82%) Intranet
2 1 (1.20%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 34 (40.96%) SQL Server
2 5 (6.02%) MySQL
3 3 (3.61%) SQL Server 2008
4 2 (2.41%) SQL Server 2012
5 1 (1.20%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 18 (21.69%) Visual Studio
2 9 (10.84%) Git (software)
2 9 (10.84%) Team Foundation Server
2 9 (10.84%) Subversion
3 8 (9.64%) NUnit
4 3 (3.61%) VSS/SourceSafe
5 2 (2.41%) JUnit
5 2 (2.41%) Gradle
5 2 (2.41%) Artifactory
5 2 (2.41%) Apache Ivy
6 1 (1.20%) ReSharper
General
1 9 (10.84%) Games
2 7 (8.43%) Finance
3 2 (2.41%) Marketing
4 1 (1.20%) Manufacturing
4 1 (1.20%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 54 (65.06%) .NET
2 30 (36.14%) ASP.NET
3 16 (19.28%) WinForms
4 12 (14.46%) WCF
4 12 (14.46%) HTML
5 11 (13.25%) ASP.NET MVC
5 11 (13.25%) .NET Framework
6 10 (12.05%) CSS
6 10 (12.05%) XML
7 9 (10.84%) WPF
7 9 (10.84%) jQuery
8 6 (7.23%) HTML5
9 5 (6.02%) AngularJS
10 4 (4.82%) CSS3
10 4 (4.82%) RESTful
10 4 (4.82%) Silverlight
11 3 (3.61%) SOAP
11 3 (3.61%) REST
11 3 (3.61%) ASP.NET Web Forms
11 3 (3.61%) KnockoutJS
Miscellaneous
1 24 (28.92%) Computer Science
2 11 (13.25%) 3D Graphics
3 5 (6.02%) Mathematics
4 4 (4.82%) Social Media
5 3 (3.61%) Analytical Skills
6 2 (2.41%) Algorithms
6 2 (2.41%) Mobile App
6 2 (2.41%) CUDA
6 2 (2.41%) Physics
7 1 (1.20%) Smartphone
7 1 (1.20%) Data Structures
Operating Systems
1 10 (12.05%) Windows
2 4 (4.82%) Linux
3 2 (2.41%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 47 (56.63%) Agile Software Development
2 24 (28.92%) Software Engineering
3 23 (27.71%) OO
4 20 (24.10%) MVC
4 20 (24.10%) Scrum
5 17 (20.48%) OOD
6 13 (15.66%) Multithreading
7 10 (12.05%) Unit Testing
7 10 (12.05%) API Development
7 10 (12.05%) API Design
8 9 (10.84%) Mentoring
8 9 (10.84%) Coaching
9 8 (9.64%) Migration
10 6 (7.23%) SDLC
11 5 (6.02%) Waterfall
11 5 (6.02%) TDD
11 5 (6.02%) E-Commerce
12 4 (4.82%) UML
12 4 (4.82%) Workflow
12 4 (4.82%) 3D Modelling
Programming Languages
1 66 (79.52%) C#
2 32 (38.55%) Java
3 26 (31.33%) C++
3 26 (31.33%) SQL
4 21 (25.30%) JavaScript
5 13 (15.66%) T-SQL
6 6 (7.23%) VB
6 6 (7.23%) VB.NET
6 6 (7.23%) Groovy
7 5 (6.02%) VB6
7 5 (6.02%) Ada
8 4 (4.82%) PHP
8 4 (4.82%) Scala
9 3 (3.61%) PL/SQL
9 3 (3.61%) Python
9 3 (3.61%) C
10 2 (2.41%) Perl
10 2 (2.41%) Delphi
10 2 (2.41%) Tcl
10 2 (2.41%) XAML
Qualifications
1 26 (31.33%) Degree
2 14 (16.87%) PhD
3 7 (8.43%) Security Cleared
4 3 (3.61%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 2 (2.41%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 2 (2.41%) Vagrant
1 2 (2.41%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 12 (14.46%) Microsoft
2 6 (7.23%) Oracle
3 4 (4.82%) Sybase
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Reed Technology
Salary: £27000 - £35000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 1 hour ago
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Go Partnership.
Salary: From £16,000 to £20,000 per annum + Benefits + Training
Posted: 2 hours ago
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + bens
Posted: 4 hours ago
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 19 hours ago
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 19 hours ago
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne And Wear
La Fosse Associates Limited
Salary: Benefits + Bonus
Posted: Yesterday
Newcastle, North East
Omlis
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 9 days ago
Newcastle, North East
Omlis
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 9 days ago
Gateshead, Tyne And Wear
Bluetownonline Ltd
Salary: £21k per year
Posted: 10 days ago
Gateshead
Bluetownonline Ltd
Salary: £21k per year
Posted: 13 days ago
Newcastle upon Tyne
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £32000.00 - £38000.00 per annum
Posted: 22 days ago