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

Location
3 months to
2 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Software Developer
Rank 30 34 21
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -13
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Developer 49 38 47
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Tyne and Wear 9.33% 5.86% 9.02%
As % of the Job Titles category 9.94% 6.03% 9.65%
Number of salaries quoted 49 33 43
Average salary £40,500 £37,500 £34,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+8.00% +10.29%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £22,500 £25,050
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £45,000 £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
493 630 487
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Tyne and Wear 93.90% 97.22% 93.47%
Number of salaries quoted 425 492 403
Average salary £35,000 £32,500 £36,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.69% -10.95%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £22,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £50,000 £47,000
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 2 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 2 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 +6 39 £40,000 - 2
Sunderland -4 17 £47,500 +5.55%
Gateshead -6 10 £36,000 -1.36%
Software Developer
North East

Software Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Tyne and Wear

For the 6 months to 2 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 76 (76.00%) C#
2 60 (60.00%) .NET
3 53 (53.00%) Agile Software Development
4 39 (39.00%) SQL Server
5 38 (38.00%) SQL
6 35 (35.00%) Degree
7 33 (33.00%) ASP.NET
8 31 (31.00%) Java
9 28 (28.00%) Scrum
10 27 (27.00%) Visual Studio
10 27 (27.00%) OO
11 25 (25.00%) C++
12 22 (22.00%) Computer Science
13 20 (20.00%) MVC
14 19 (19.00%) JavaScript
14 19 (19.00%) Software Engineering
15 18 (18.00%) T-SQL
16 17 (17.00%) HTML
16 17 (17.00%) XML
17 16 (16.00%) Microsoft
17 16 (16.00%) OOD
17 16 (16.00%) WinForms
18 15 (15.00%) Team Foundation Server
19 14 (14.00%) Unit Testing
19 14 (14.00%) Multithreading
19 14 (14.00%) CSS
20 13 (13.00%) VB
20 13 (13.00%) VB.NET
20 13 (13.00%) PhD
20 13 (13.00%) .NET Framework

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

For the 6 months to 2 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 (2.00%) SharePoint
1 2 (2.00%) Node.js
2 1 (1.00%) JBoss
2 1 (1.00%) BizTalk Server
2 1 (1.00%) CMS
Applications
1 6 (6.00%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (1.00%) Visualfiles
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.00%) HTTP
1 1 (1.00%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 39 (39.00%) SQL Server
2 7 (7.00%) SQL Server 2008
3 3 (3.00%) SQL Server 2005
4 2 (2.00%) SQL Server 2000
4 2 (2.00%) SQL Server 2012
5 1 (1.00%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 27 (27.00%) Visual Studio
2 15 (15.00%) Team Foundation Server
3 11 (11.00%) Subversion
3 11 (11.00%) Git (software)
4 6 (6.00%) NUnit
5 4 (4.00%) JUnit
6 3 (3.00%) VSS/SourceSafe
7 2 (2.00%) ReSharper
7 2 (2.00%) Gradle
7 2 (2.00%) Artifactory
7 2 (2.00%) Apache Ivy
8 1 (1.00%) Mercurial
General
1 9 (9.00%) Games
2 8 (8.00%) Manufacturing
2 8 (8.00%) Automotive
3 6 (6.00%) Finance
4 2 (2.00%) Back Office
5 1 (1.00%) Law
5 1 (1.00%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 60 (60.00%) .NET
2 33 (33.00%) ASP.NET
3 17 (17.00%) XML
3 17 (17.00%) HTML
4 16 (16.00%) WinForms
5 14 (14.00%) CSS
6 13 (13.00%) .NET Framework
7 11 (11.00%) WCF
7 11 (11.00%) WPF
8 9 (9.00%) jQuery
9 6 (6.00%) ASP.NET MVC
9 6 (6.00%) HTML5
9 6 (6.00%) Ajax
10 5 (5.00%) XHTML
11 4 (4.00%) SOAP
11 4 (4.00%) AngularJS
12 3 (3.00%) REST
12 3 (3.00%) CSS3
12 3 (3.00%) Silverlight
12 3 (3.00%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 22 (22.00%) Computer Science
2 11 (11.00%) 3D Graphics
3 6 (6.00%) Mathematics
4 4 (4.00%) N-Tier
4 4 (4.00%) CUDA
4 4 (4.00%) Algorithms
5 3 (3.00%) Analytical Skills
5 3 (3.00%) Client/Server
6 2 (2.00%) Physics
6 2 (2.00%) Visualisation
6 2 (2.00%) Mobile App
7 1 (1.00%) Enterprise Software
7 1 (1.00%) Data Structures
7 1 (1.00%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 12 (12.00%) Windows
2 10 (10.00%) Linux
3 2 (2.00%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 53 (53.00%) Agile Software Development
2 28 (28.00%) Scrum
3 27 (27.00%) OO
4 20 (20.00%) MVC
5 19 (19.00%) Software Engineering
6 16 (16.00%) OOD
7 14 (14.00%) Unit Testing
7 14 (14.00%) Multithreading
8 9 (9.00%) Migration
8 9 (9.00%) Web Development
9 8 (8.00%) Mentoring
9 8 (8.00%) Coaching
10 7 (7.00%) SDLC
11 6 (6.00%) Waterfall
11 6 (6.00%) TDD
11 6 (6.00%) E-Commerce
12 5 (5.00%) UML
12 5 (5.00%) API Development
12 5 (5.00%) API Design
13 4 (4.00%) 3D Modelling
Programming Languages
1 76 (76.00%) C#
2 38 (38.00%) SQL
3 31 (31.00%) Java
4 25 (25.00%) C++
5 19 (19.00%) JavaScript
6 18 (18.00%) T-SQL
7 13 (13.00%) VB
7 13 (13.00%) VB.NET
8 7 (7.00%) VB6
9 5 (5.00%) PHP
10 4 (4.00%) Groovy
11 3 (3.00%) PL/SQL
11 3 (3.00%) Ada
12 2 (2.00%) Ruby
12 2 (2.00%) XAML
12 2 (2.00%) Python
12 2 (2.00%) Delphi
12 2 (2.00%) Scala
13 1 (1.00%) Perl
13 1 (1.00%) C
Qualifications
1 35 (35.00%) Degree
2 13 (13.00%) PhD
3 11 (11.00%) Microsoft Certification
4 9 (9.00%) Security Cleared
5 8 (8.00%) MCSD
5 8 (8.00%) MCPD
6 1 (1.00%) Sun Certification
System Software
1 2 (2.00%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 2 (2.00%) Vagrant
1 2 (2.00%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 16 (16.00%) Microsoft
2 8 (8.00%) Oracle
3 1 (1.00%) LexisNexis
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