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

Location
3 months to
24 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Software Developer
Rank 35 38 25
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -13
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Developer 41 29 46
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Tyne and Wear 6.63% 5.24% 7.41%
As % of the Job Titles category 7.02% 5.38% 7.65%
Number of salaries quoted 40 29 45
Average salary £32,500 £35,232 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-7.75% +17.44%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £24,000 £25,500
10% offered a salary of more than £40,900 £45,000 £45,000
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
584 539 601
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Tyne and Wear 94.50% 97.47% 96.78%
Number of salaries quoted 489 478 522
Average salary £35,000 £37,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.40% +5.71%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £23,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £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 24 April 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 24 April 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 25 £33,250 -5.62% 9
Gateshead -8 7 £31,000 +29.16% 1
Sunderland -3 5 £32,500 -27.77%
North Tyneside - 3 £34,500 -
Wallsend - 1 £34,500 -
Software Developer
North East

Software Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Tyne and Wear

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 68 (71.58%) C#
2 52 (54.74%) .NET
3 46 (48.42%) Agile Software Development
4 45 (47.37%) SQL
5 37 (38.95%) SQL Server
6 35 (36.84%) Degree
7 34 (35.79%) ASP.NET
8 29 (30.53%) Visual Studio
9 28 (29.47%) Scrum
10 24 (25.26%) MVC
11 23 (24.21%) Java
11 23 (24.21%) OO
12 20 (21.05%) XML
12 20 (21.05%) T-SQL
12 20 (21.05%) VB.NET
12 20 (21.05%) Team Foundation Server
13 19 (20.00%) C++
14 18 (18.95%) Unit Testing
15 17 (17.89%) JavaScript
15 17 (17.89%) HTML
15 17 (17.89%) Microsoft Certification
16 16 (16.84%) Web Development
16 16 (16.84%) WPF
17 14 (14.74%) Multithreading
17 14 (14.74%) MCPD
17 14 (14.74%) Microsoft
17 14 (14.74%) Automotive
17 14 (14.74%) Manufacturing
17 14 (14.74%) MCSD
17 14 (14.74%) Linux

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

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 (6.32%) BizTalk Server
2 3 (3.16%) CMS
3 2 (2.11%) Node.js
3 2 (2.11%) SharePoint
Applications
1 7 (7.37%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (2.11%) Visualfiles
1 2 (2.11%) Magento
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.05%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 37 (38.95%) SQL Server
2 7 (7.37%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (2.11%) SQL Server 2012
3 2 (2.11%) SQL Server 2000
3 2 (2.11%) SQL Server 2005
4 1 (1.05%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 29 (30.53%) Visual Studio
2 20 (21.05%) Team Foundation Server
3 13 (13.68%) Subversion
3 13 (13.68%) Git (software)
4 6 (6.32%) JUnit
4 6 (6.32%) Mercurial
5 3 (3.16%) VSS/SourceSafe
6 2 (2.11%) ReSharper
6 2 (2.11%) Gradle
6 2 (2.11%) Artifactory
6 2 (2.11%) Apache Ivy
General
1 14 (14.74%) Automotive
1 14 (14.74%) Manufacturing
2 8 (8.42%) Games
3 2 (2.11%) Law
3 2 (2.11%) Back Office
4 1 (1.05%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 52 (54.74%) .NET
2 34 (35.79%) ASP.NET
3 20 (21.05%) XML
4 17 (17.89%) HTML
5 16 (16.84%) WPF
6 13 (13.68%) CSS
7 12 (12.63%) .NET Framework
7 12 (12.63%) WCF
8 10 (10.53%) WinForms
9 8 (8.42%) Ajax
10 7 (7.37%) jQuery
11 6 (6.32%) HTML5
12 5 (5.26%) CSS3
12 5 (5.26%) XHTML
13 4 (4.21%) OpenGL
13 4 (4.21%) Web Services
14 3 (3.16%) SOAP
15 2 (2.11%) COM+
15 2 (2.11%) Swing
15 2 (2.11%) Hibernate
Miscellaneous
1 11 (11.58%) Client/Server
2 10 (10.53%) Computer Science
3 8 (8.42%) 3D Graphics
4 7 (7.37%) Mathematics
5 6 (6.32%) CUDA
5 6 (6.32%) Algorithms
6 5 (5.26%) Analytical Skills
7 4 (4.21%) Visualisation
7 4 (4.21%) N-Tier
8 2 (2.11%) Physics
8 2 (2.11%) Mobile App
9 1 (1.05%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 14 (14.74%) Linux
2 11 (11.58%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 46 (48.42%) Agile Software Development
2 28 (29.47%) Scrum
3 24 (25.26%) MVC
4 23 (24.21%) OO
5 18 (18.95%) Unit Testing
6 16 (16.84%) Web Development
7 14 (14.74%) Multithreading
8 12 (12.63%) OOD
9 11 (11.58%) Migration
10 8 (8.42%) TDD
11 6 (6.32%) Waterfall
11 6 (6.32%) Game Development
12 5 (5.26%) CRM
13 4 (4.21%) Image Processing
13 4 (4.21%) Domain-Driven Design
13 4 (4.21%) 3D Visualisation
14 3 (3.16%) E-Commerce
14 3 (3.16%) Software Engineering
15 2 (2.11%) Release Management
15 2 (2.11%) Pair Programming
Programming Languages
1 68 (71.58%) C#
2 45 (47.37%) SQL
3 23 (24.21%) Java
4 20 (21.05%) T-SQL
4 20 (21.05%) VB.NET
5 19 (20.00%) C++
6 17 (17.89%) JavaScript
7 12 (12.63%) VB
8 7 (7.37%) VB6
9 4 (4.21%) Ruby
9 4 (4.21%) PHP
10 3 (3.16%) PL/SQL
11 2 (2.11%) Delphi
11 2 (2.11%) Groovy
12 1 (1.05%) Python
12 1 (1.05%) Shell Script
12 1 (1.05%) Perl
Qualifications
1 35 (36.84%) Degree
2 17 (17.89%) Microsoft Certification
3 14 (14.74%) MCSD
3 14 (14.74%) MCPD
4 12 (12.63%) PhD
5 11 (11.58%) Security Cleared
6 6 (6.32%) Sun Certification
System Software
1 2 (2.11%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 2 (2.11%) Vagrant
1 2 (2.11%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 14 (14.74%) Microsoft
2 8 (8.42%) Oracle
3 2 (2.11%) LexisNexis
Gateshead, Tyne and Wear
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £42000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Newton Blue
Salary: £28000 - £38000 per annum + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Newcastle upon Tyne
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + Microsoft Certs and Amazing Package
Posted: 2 days ago
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Newcastle-upon-Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Omlis
Salary: From £30,000 to £60,000 per annum depending on experience
Posted: 4 days ago
Newcastle-upon-Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Omlis
Salary: From £22,000 to £35,000 per annum depending on experience
Posted: 4 days ago
Newcastle upon Tyne
Computer Futures
Salary: £39000 - £45000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 12 days ago
Newcastle upon Tyne
Progressive Recruitment
Salary: £30000 - £38000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 17 days ago
Newcastle upon Tyne
Progressive Recruitment
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 18 days ago
Newcastle upon Tyne
Progressive Recruitment
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 24 days ago