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

Location
3 months to
26 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Software Developer
Rank 30 33 28
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -5
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Developer 40 31 38
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Tyne and Wear 7.60% 5.23% 6.83%
As % of the Job Titles category 8.05% 5.38% 7.27%
Number of salaries quoted 39 30 36
Average salary £34,750 £37,500 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-7.33% +15.38%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £24,000 £25,500
10% offered a salary of more than £46,750 £45,000 £42,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +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
497 576 523
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Tyne and Wear 94.49% 97.13% 94.06%
Number of salaries quoted 414 498 449
Average salary £35,000 £35,000 £36,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -4.10%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £22,500 £24,250
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £52,500 £47,500
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 26 May 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 26 May 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 +4 27 £34,500 -2.07% 6
Gateshead -10 9 £41,000 +70.83%
Sunderland -5 6 £40,000 -11.11%
North Tyneside - 1 £34,500 -
Software Developer
North East

Software Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Tyne and Wear

For the 6 months to 26 May 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 70 (71.43%) C#
2 53 (54.08%) .NET
3 49 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
4 43 (43.88%) SQL
5 38 (38.78%) SQL Server
6 36 (36.73%) Degree
7 32 (32.65%) ASP.NET
8 28 (28.57%) Java
8 28 (28.57%) Scrum
9 27 (27.55%) Visual Studio
10 26 (26.53%) OO
11 25 (25.51%) C++
12 21 (21.43%) T-SQL
13 20 (20.41%) XML
13 20 (20.41%) MVC
14 18 (18.37%) Unit Testing
14 18 (18.37%) Team Foundation Server
14 18 (18.37%) VB.NET
15 17 (17.35%) JavaScript
16 16 (16.33%) Microsoft Certification
16 16 (16.33%) Computer Science
17 15 (15.31%) Multithreading
17 15 (15.31%) PhD
17 15 (15.31%) HTML
18 14 (14.29%) Subversion
18 14 (14.29%) Git (software)
19 13 (13.27%) Manufacturing
19 13 (13.27%) WCF
19 13 (13.27%) WPF
19 13 (13.27%) MCPD

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

For the 6 months to 26 May 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 4 (4.08%) BizTalk Server
2 2 (2.04%) Node.js
3 1 (1.02%) CMS
3 1 (1.02%) JBoss
3 1 (1.02%) SharePoint
Applications
1 6 (6.12%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (2.04%) Visualfiles
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.02%) HTTP
1 1 (1.02%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 38 (38.78%) SQL Server
2 6 (6.12%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (2.04%) SQL Server 2012
3 2 (2.04%) SQL Server 2000
3 2 (2.04%) SQL Server 2005
4 1 (1.02%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 27 (27.55%) Visual Studio
2 18 (18.37%) Team Foundation Server
3 14 (14.29%) Subversion
3 14 (14.29%) Git (software)
4 6 (6.12%) JUnit
5 4 (4.08%) Mercurial
6 3 (3.06%) VSS/SourceSafe
7 2 (2.04%) NUnit
7 2 (2.04%) ReSharper
7 2 (2.04%) Gradle
7 2 (2.04%) Artifactory
7 2 (2.04%) Apache Ivy
General
1 13 (13.27%) Automotive
1 13 (13.27%) Manufacturing
2 8 (8.16%) Games
3 2 (2.04%) Law
3 2 (2.04%) Back Office
3 2 (2.04%) Finance
4 1 (1.02%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 53 (54.08%) .NET
2 32 (32.65%) ASP.NET
3 20 (20.41%) XML
4 15 (15.31%) HTML
5 13 (13.27%) WCF
5 13 (13.27%) WPF
6 12 (12.24%) CSS
6 12 (12.24%) WinForms
7 11 (11.22%) .NET Framework
8 6 (6.12%) Ajax
8 6 (6.12%) jQuery
9 5 (5.10%) HTML5
9 5 (5.10%) XHTML
10 4 (4.08%) SOAP
11 3 (3.06%) Web Services
11 3 (3.06%) OpenGL
11 3 (3.06%) REST
11 3 (3.06%) CSS3
11 3 (3.06%) AngularJS
11 3 (3.06%) ASP.NET MVC
Miscellaneous
1 16 (16.33%) Computer Science
2 10 (10.20%) 3D Graphics
3 9 (9.18%) Mathematics
4 7 (7.14%) Client/Server
5 6 (6.12%) CUDA
5 6 (6.12%) Algorithms
6 4 (4.08%) N-Tier
7 3 (3.06%) Physics
7 3 (3.06%) Visualisation
7 3 (3.06%) Analytical Skills
8 2 (2.04%) Mobile App
9 1 (1.02%) Enterprise Software
9 1 (1.02%) Data Structures
9 1 (1.02%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 13 (13.27%) Linux
2 11 (11.22%) Windows
3 1 (1.02%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 49 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 28 (28.57%) Scrum
3 26 (26.53%) OO
4 20 (20.41%) MVC
5 18 (18.37%) Unit Testing
6 15 (15.31%) Multithreading
7 13 (13.27%) OOD
8 12 (12.24%) Migration
8 12 (12.24%) Web Development
9 8 (8.16%) Software Engineering
10 7 (7.14%) TDD
10 7 (7.14%) SDLC
11 6 (6.12%) Waterfall
12 5 (5.10%) Game Development
13 4 (4.08%) Mentoring
13 4 (4.08%) Coaching
13 4 (4.08%) CRM
13 4 (4.08%) E-Commerce
14 3 (3.06%) 3D Visualisation
14 3 (3.06%) Image Processing
Programming Languages
1 70 (71.43%) C#
2 43 (43.88%) SQL
3 28 (28.57%) Java
4 25 (25.51%) C++
5 21 (21.43%) T-SQL
6 18 (18.37%) VB.NET
7 17 (17.35%) JavaScript
8 13 (13.27%) VB
9 7 (7.14%) VB6
10 3 (3.06%) Ruby
10 3 (3.06%) PHP
10 3 (3.06%) PL/SQL
11 2 (2.04%) Delphi
11 2 (2.04%) Groovy
11 2 (2.04%) Python
12 1 (1.02%) Ada
12 1 (1.02%) Shell Script
12 1 (1.02%) XAML
12 1 (1.02%) C
12 1 (1.02%) Perl
Qualifications
1 36 (36.73%) Degree
2 16 (16.33%) Microsoft Certification
3 15 (15.31%) PhD
4 13 (13.27%) MCSD
4 13 (13.27%) MCPD
5 12 (12.24%) Security Cleared
6 4 (4.08%) Sun Certification
System Software
1 2 (2.04%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 2 (2.04%) Vagrant
1 2 (2.04%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 13 (13.27%) Microsoft
2 8 (8.16%) Oracle
3 2 (2.04%) LexisNexis
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