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

Location
3 months to
4 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Software Developer
Rank 22 22 24
Rank change year-on-year
0 +2
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Developer 54 29 45
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Tyne and Wear 9.54% 7.69% 7.55%
As % of the Job Titles category 10.04% 7.86% 7.64%
Number of salaries quoted 54 29 45
Average salary £32,500 £37,500 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-13.33% +15.38%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £24,750 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £42,500 £45,000
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
538 369 589
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Tyne and Wear 95.05% 97.88% 98.83%
Number of salaries quoted 458 302 513
Average salary £35,000 £40,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-12.50% +14.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £23,600 £22,250
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £60,000 £50,000
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 4 March 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 4 March 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 -8 31 £34,500 -3.15% 8
Sunderland 0 20 £32,500 -23.52%
Gateshead -2 11 £31,000 +29.16% 2
North Tyneside - 2 £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 4 March 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 (64.35%) C#
2 51 (44.35%) .NET
3 50 (43.48%) Agile Software Development
4 42 (36.52%) SQL
5 41 (35.65%) Degree
6 38 (33.04%) SQL Server
7 37 (32.17%) Java
8 33 (28.70%) ASP.NET
8 33 (28.70%) Scrum
9 32 (27.83%) C++
10 23 (20.00%) HTML
10 23 (20.00%) Team Foundation Server
11 22 (19.13%) Visual Studio
11 22 (19.13%) OO
12 21 (18.26%) XML
12 21 (18.26%) T-SQL
12 21 (18.26%) Computer Science
12 21 (18.26%) Web Development
13 20 (17.39%) CSS
14 19 (16.52%) Linux
15 18 (15.65%) Multithreading
15 18 (15.65%) MVC
16 17 (14.78%) Windows
16 17 (14.78%) VB.NET
16 17 (14.78%) Unit Testing
16 17 (14.78%) SQL Server 2008
17 16 (13.91%) Manufacturing
17 16 (13.91%) Ajax
18 15 (13.04%) WPF
18 15 (13.04%) JavaScript

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

For the 6 months to 4 March 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 13 (11.30%) BizTalk Server
2 4 (3.48%) SharePoint
3 3 (2.61%) CMS
Applications
1 10 (8.70%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (1.74%) Visualfiles
1 2 (1.74%) SAP Oil and Gas
1 2 (1.74%) Dynamics CRM
1 2 (1.74%) Magento
Communications & Networking
1 1 (0.87%) Intranet
1 1 (0.87%) Extranet
1 1 (0.87%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 38 (33.04%) SQL Server
2 17 (14.78%) SQL Server 2008
3 5 (4.35%) MongoDB
3 5 (4.35%) NoSQL
4 2 (1.74%) SQL Server 2005
4 2 (1.74%) SQL Server 2000
5 1 (0.87%) MySQL
5 1 (0.87%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 23 (20.00%) Team Foundation Server
2 22 (19.13%) Visual Studio
3 9 (7.83%) Git (software)
3 9 (7.83%) Subversion
4 7 (6.09%) Mercurial
5 5 (4.35%) Jenkins
6 4 (3.48%) JUnit
7 1 (0.87%) Oracle Forms
7 1 (0.87%) ReSharper
General
1 16 (13.91%) Manufacturing
2 14 (12.17%) Automotive
3 12 (10.43%) Games
4 8 (6.96%) Banking
5 5 (4.35%) Finance
6 2 (1.74%) Marketing
6 2 (1.74%) Multimedia
6 2 (1.74%) Back Office
6 2 (1.74%) Law
6 2 (1.74%) Electronics
6 2 (1.74%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 51 (44.35%) .NET
2 33 (28.70%) ASP.NET
3 23 (20.00%) HTML
4 21 (18.26%) XML
5 20 (17.39%) CSS
6 16 (13.91%) Ajax
7 15 (13.04%) WPF
8 14 (12.17%) WCF
9 12 (10.43%) XHTML
10 10 (8.70%) Web Services
10 10 (8.70%) HTML5
11 7 (6.09%) OpenGL
11 7 (6.09%) .NET Framework
12 6 (5.22%) jQuery
13 5 (4.35%) RESTful
13 5 (4.35%) CSS3
13 5 (4.35%) Play Framework
13 5 (4.35%) JSON
14 4 (3.48%) LINQ
15 3 (2.61%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
Miscellaneous
1 21 (18.26%) Computer Science
2 14 (12.17%) Mathematics
3 12 (10.43%) Client/Server
4 11 (9.57%) N-Tier
5 9 (7.83%) CUDA
5 9 (7.83%) 3D Graphics
6 8 (6.96%) Mobile Banking
6 8 (6.96%) Mobile Payment
7 7 (6.09%) Algorithms
7 7 (6.09%) Visualisation
8 5 (4.35%) Open Source
9 4 (3.48%) Analytical Skills
10 2 (1.74%) Physics
10 2 (1.74%) DTV
10 2 (1.74%) User Experience
11 1 (0.87%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 19 (16.52%) Linux
2 17 (14.78%) Windows
3 3 (2.61%) Android
3 3 (2.61%) Apple iOS
4 2 (1.74%) Windows Phone
5 1 (0.87%) UNIX
5 1 (0.87%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 50 (43.48%) Agile Software Development
2 33 (28.70%) Scrum
3 22 (19.13%) OO
4 21 (18.26%) Web Development
5 18 (15.65%) Multithreading
5 18 (15.65%) MVC
6 17 (14.78%) Unit Testing
7 14 (12.17%) TDD
8 13 (11.30%) Migration
9 11 (9.57%) OOD
10 10 (8.70%) CRM
11 8 (6.96%) Software Engineering
11 8 (6.96%) Mobile Commerce
12 7 (6.09%) 3D Visualisation
12 7 (6.09%) Image Processing
12 7 (6.09%) Game Development
13 5 (4.35%) Continuous Integration
13 5 (4.35%) Automated Testing
14 4 (3.48%) Waterfall
15 3 (2.61%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 74 (64.35%) C#
2 42 (36.52%) SQL
3 37 (32.17%) Java
4 32 (27.83%) C++
5 21 (18.26%) T-SQL
6 17 (14.78%) VB.NET
7 15 (13.04%) JavaScript
8 14 (12.17%) VB
9 10 (8.70%) Ruby
10 8 (6.96%) Python
11 5 (4.35%) Scala
11 5 (4.35%) PHP
12 3 (2.61%) VB6
13 2 (1.74%) Perl
13 2 (1.74%) Shell Script
14 1 (0.87%) Delphi
14 1 (0.87%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 41 (35.65%) Degree
2 14 (12.17%) MCSD
2 14 (12.17%) Microsoft Certification
2 14 (12.17%) MCPD
3 13 (11.30%) PhD
3 13 (11.30%) Security Cleared
4 7 (6.09%) Sun Certification
5 3 (2.61%) VCP4
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (5.22%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 6 (5.22%) QA
1 6 (5.22%) ISO 9001
1 6 (5.22%) TickIT
1 6 (5.22%) ISO/IEC 12207
1 6 (5.22%) PCI DSS
Vendors
1 13 (11.30%) Microsoft
2 3 (2.61%) Oracle
3 2 (1.74%) SAP
3 2 (1.74%) LexisNexis
4 1 (0.87%) Perforce
Newcastle-upon-Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Solutions Recruitment
Salary: From £18,000 to £20,000 per annum
Posted: 7 hours ago
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 11 hours ago
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Mortimer Bell International
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Gateshead, Tyne and Wear
Mortimer Bell International
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + Car allowance
Posted: 4 days ago
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Northern Recruitment Group
Salary: £ competetive
Posted: 5 days ago
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Gem Partnership
Salary: Competitive Salary
Posted: 5 days ago
Tyne and Wear
Ashdown IT
Salary: £35000 - £38000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Northern Recruitment Group
Salary: From £40,000 to £50,000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Newcastle upon Tyne
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £27000.00 - £30000.00 per annum
Posted: 14 days ago
Newcastle upon Tyne
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + Bonus + Generous Holidays
Posted: 22 days ago
Gateshead
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £35000 - £38000 per annum + Benefits / Bonus / Holidays
Posted: 23 days ago