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 28 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Software Developer
Rank 24 26 21
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -5
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Developer 46 47 47
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Tyne and Wear 9.06% 7.47% 9.16%
As % of the Job Titles category 9.54% 7.73% 9.75%
Number of salaries quoted 46 35 43
Average salary £40,000 £36,500 £36,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+9.58% -
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £22,500 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £45,250 £42,500
UK excluding London average salary £39,500 £37,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+5.33% +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
482 608 482
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Tyne and Wear 94.88% 96.66% 93.96%
Number of salaries quoted 403 437 402
Average salary £37,500 £31,700 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+18.29% -15.46%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £22,500 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £50,000 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

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 28 July 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 28 July 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 +3 39 £40,000 +14.28% 5
Sunderland -6 18 £47,500 +35.71%
Gateshead -11 7 £24,000 -34.24%
Software Developer
North East

Software Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Tyne and Wear

For the 6 months to 28 July 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 74 (84.09%) C#
2 60 (68.18%) .NET
3 47 (53.41%) Agile Software Development
4 38 (43.18%) SQL Server
5 34 (38.64%) ASP.NET
6 33 (37.50%) SQL
7 31 (35.23%) Java
8 26 (29.55%) Degree
8 26 (29.55%) OO
9 25 (28.41%) C++
9 25 (28.41%) Scrum
10 22 (25.00%) Visual Studio
11 21 (23.86%) Computer Science
12 20 (22.73%) Software Engineering
12 20 (22.73%) MVC
13 19 (21.59%) JavaScript
14 17 (19.32%) T-SQL
14 17 (19.32%) Microsoft
14 17 (19.32%) WinForms
15 16 (18.18%) HTML
16 15 (17.05%) XML
16 15 (17.05%) Team Foundation Server
17 14 (15.91%) CSS
18 13 (14.77%) VB
18 13 (14.77%) OOD
18 13 (14.77%) .NET Framework
19 12 (13.64%) WCF
20 11 (12.50%) Unit Testing
20 11 (12.50%) Git (software)
20 11 (12.50%) Subversion

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

For the 6 months to 28 July 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 2 (2.27%) Node.js
1 2 (2.27%) SharePoint
2 1 (1.14%) BizTalk Server
2 1 (1.14%) JBoss
Applications
1 6 (6.82%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (1.14%) Dynamics CRM
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.14%) HTTP
1 1 (1.14%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 38 (43.18%) SQL Server
2 7 (7.95%) SQL Server 2008
3 3 (3.41%) SQL Server 2005
4 2 (2.27%) SQL Server 2012
4 2 (2.27%) SQL Server 2000
5 1 (1.14%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 22 (25.00%) Visual Studio
2 15 (17.05%) Team Foundation Server
3 11 (12.50%) Git (software)
3 11 (12.50%) Subversion
4 6 (6.82%) NUnit
5 3 (3.41%) VSS/SourceSafe
5 3 (3.41%) JUnit
6 2 (2.27%) Gradle
6 2 (2.27%) Artifactory
6 2 (2.27%) Apache Ivy
6 2 (2.27%) ReSharper
7 1 (1.14%) Mercurial
General
1 7 (7.95%) Finance
2 6 (6.82%) Games
3 4 (4.55%) Automotive
3 4 (4.55%) Manufacturing
4 2 (2.27%) Back Office
5 1 (1.14%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 60 (68.18%) .NET
2 34 (38.64%) ASP.NET
3 17 (19.32%) WinForms
4 16 (18.18%) HTML
5 15 (17.05%) XML
6 14 (15.91%) CSS
7 13 (14.77%) .NET Framework
8 12 (13.64%) WCF
9 10 (11.36%) WPF
10 8 (9.09%) jQuery
10 8 (9.09%) ASP.NET MVC
11 5 (5.68%) HTML5
11 5 (5.68%) XHTML
11 5 (5.68%) SOAP
12 4 (4.55%) Ajax
12 4 (4.55%) Silverlight
13 3 (3.41%) REST
13 3 (3.41%) ASP.NET Web Forms
13 3 (3.41%) AngularJS
14 2 (2.27%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 21 (23.86%) Computer Science
2 8 (9.09%) 3D Graphics
3 4 (4.55%) Mathematics
3 4 (4.55%) N-Tier
4 3 (3.41%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (2.27%) Mobile App
5 2 (2.27%) Physics
5 2 (2.27%) CUDA
6 1 (1.14%) Client/Server
6 1 (1.14%) Smartphone
6 1 (1.14%) Data Structures
6 1 (1.14%) Algorithms
Operating Systems
1 7 (7.95%) Windows
2 5 (5.68%) Linux
3 2 (2.27%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 47 (53.41%) Agile Software Development
2 26 (29.55%) OO
3 25 (28.41%) Scrum
4 20 (22.73%) Software Engineering
4 20 (22.73%) MVC
5 13 (14.77%) OOD
6 11 (12.50%) Unit Testing
7 10 (11.36%) Multithreading
7 10 (11.36%) Migration
8 8 (9.09%) Mentoring
8 8 (9.09%) Coaching
9 7 (7.95%) Waterfall
9 7 (7.95%) Web Development
10 6 (6.82%) SDLC
10 6 (6.82%) API Development
10 6 (6.82%) API Design
11 5 (5.68%) CRM
11 5 (5.68%) E-Commerce
11 5 (5.68%) TDD
12 4 (4.55%) 3D Modelling
Programming Languages
1 74 (84.09%) C#
2 33 (37.50%) SQL
3 31 (35.23%) Java
4 25 (28.41%) C++
5 19 (21.59%) JavaScript
6 17 (19.32%) T-SQL
7 13 (14.77%) VB
8 10 (11.36%) VB.NET
9 8 (9.09%) VB6
10 6 (6.82%) Groovy
11 5 (5.68%) Ada
11 5 (5.68%) PHP
12 4 (4.55%) Scala
13 3 (3.41%) PL/SQL
14 2 (2.27%) Ruby
14 2 (2.27%) Delphi
14 2 (2.27%) Python
14 2 (2.27%) XAML
15 1 (1.14%) Shell Script
15 1 (1.14%) C
Qualifications
1 26 (29.55%) Degree
2 10 (11.36%) PhD
3 9 (10.23%) Security Cleared
4 7 (7.95%) Microsoft Certification
5 4 (4.55%) MCPD
5 4 (4.55%) MCSD
6 1 (1.14%) Sun Certification
System Software
1 2 (2.27%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 2 (2.27%) Vagrant
1 2 (2.27%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 17 (19.32%) Microsoft
2 9 (10.23%) Oracle
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