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 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Software Developer
Rank 22 20 43
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +23
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Developer 53 42 23
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Tyne and Wear 9.00% 9.74% 4.68%
As % of the Job Titles category 9.45% 9.98% 4.82%
Number of salaries quoted 51 39 23
Average salary £32,500 £40,000 £35,960
Average salary % change year-on-year
-18.75% +11.23%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,200 £26,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £46,500 £42,500 £48,000
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
561 421 477
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Tyne and Wear 95.25% 97.68% 97.15%
Number of salaries quoted 471 360 420
Average salary £35,000 £38,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-7.89% +8.57%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,000 £25,000 £21,750
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £52,500 £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 24 December 2014.

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 December 2014. 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 -16 30 £33,000 -17.50% 2
Gateshead -6 18 £31,000 +29.16% 2
Sunderland -2 12 £32,500 -23.52%
Software Developer
North East

Software Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Tyne and Wear

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, 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 81 (67.50%) C#
2 52 (43.33%) Agile Software Development
3 47 (39.17%) Java
4 45 (37.50%) C++
5 44 (36.67%) .NET
6 41 (34.17%) SQL
7 37 (30.83%) SQL Server
7 37 (30.83%) Degree
8 32 (26.67%) ASP.NET
9 29 (24.17%) XML
10 27 (22.50%) HTML
11 26 (21.67%) OO
11 26 (21.67%) Team Foundation Server
12 25 (20.83%) Linux
12 25 (20.83%) SQL Server 2008
13 24 (20.00%) CSS
14 23 (19.17%) Web Services
15 22 (18.33%) Client/Server
15 22 (18.33%) Web Development
16 21 (17.50%) MS Excel
17 20 (16.67%) T-SQL
17 20 (16.67%) Scrum
17 20 (16.67%) Computer Science
18 19 (15.83%) Ajax
19 18 (15.00%) Microsoft
19 18 (15.00%) MVC
19 18 (15.00%) Mentoring
20 16 (13.33%) Windows
20 16 (13.33%) WCF
21 15 (12.50%) N-Tier

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

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, 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 15 (12.50%) BizTalk Server
2 5 (4.17%) SharePoint
3 2 (1.67%) CMS
Applications
1 21 (17.50%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (1.67%) SAP Oil and Gas
1 2 (1.67%) Dynamics CRM
1 2 (1.67%) Magento
2 1 (0.83%) Visualfiles
Communications & Networking
1 2 (1.67%) Intranet
1 2 (1.67%) Extranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 37 (30.83%) SQL Server
2 25 (20.83%) SQL Server 2008
3 10 (8.33%) Relational Database
4 5 (4.17%) MongoDB
4 5 (4.17%) NoSQL
5 2 (1.67%) MySQL
6 1 (0.83%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 26 (21.67%) Team Foundation Server
2 9 (7.50%) Visual Studio
3 6 (5.00%) Subversion
3 6 (5.00%) Git (software)
4 5 (4.17%) Mercurial
4 5 (4.17%) Jenkins
5 4 (3.33%) JUnit
6 3 (2.50%) JIRA
6 3 (2.50%) Eclipse
6 3 (2.50%) CruiseControl
7 1 (0.83%) Oracle Forms
General
1 12 (10.00%) Games
2 9 (7.50%) Banking
3 8 (6.67%) Manufacturing
4 6 (5.00%) Automotive
5 5 (4.17%) Finance
6 3 (2.50%) Multimedia
7 2 (1.67%) Marketing
7 2 (1.67%) Electronics
7 2 (1.67%) Telecoms
8 1 (0.83%) Law
8 1 (0.83%) Advertising
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 44 (36.67%) .NET
2 32 (26.67%) ASP.NET
3 29 (24.17%) XML
4 27 (22.50%) HTML
5 24 (20.00%) CSS
6 23 (19.17%) Web Services
7 19 (15.83%) Ajax
8 16 (13.33%) WCF
9 14 (11.67%) XHTML
10 12 (10.00%) WPF
11 11 (9.17%) HTML5
12 10 (8.33%) SOAP
13 7 (5.83%) OpenGL
14 6 (5.00%) jQuery
14 6 (5.00%) CSS3
15 5 (4.17%) Play Framework
15 5 (4.17%) JSON
15 5 (4.17%) RESTful
16 3 (2.50%) ASP.NET MVC
16 3 (2.50%) LINQ
Miscellaneous
1 22 (18.33%) Client/Server
2 20 (16.67%) Computer Science
3 15 (12.50%) N-Tier
4 13 (10.83%) Mathematics
5 9 (7.50%) CUDA
5 9 (7.50%) Mobile Banking
5 9 (7.50%) Mobile Payment
6 7 (5.83%) Visualisation
6 7 (5.83%) 3D Graphics
7 5 (4.17%) Algorithms
7 5 (4.17%) Open Source
7 5 (4.17%) Physics
8 3 (2.50%) User Experience
8 3 (2.50%) Analytical Skills
9 2 (1.67%) DTV
Operating Systems
1 25 (20.83%) Linux
2 16 (13.33%) Windows
3 14 (11.67%) UNIX
4 4 (3.33%) Android
4 4 (3.33%) Apple iOS
5 3 (2.50%) Windows Phone
6 1 (0.83%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 52 (43.33%) Agile Software Development
2 26 (21.67%) OO
3 22 (18.33%) Web Development
4 20 (16.67%) Scrum
5 18 (15.00%) MVC
5 18 (15.00%) Mentoring
6 15 (12.50%) Multithreading
7 14 (11.67%) Migration
7 14 (11.67%) TDD
8 13 (10.83%) CRM
8 13 (10.83%) Unit Testing
9 12 (10.00%) Waterfall
9 12 (10.00%) Software Engineering
10 9 (7.50%) Mobile Commerce
11 8 (6.67%) OOD
12 7 (5.83%) Image Processing
12 7 (5.83%) 3D Visualisation
13 5 (4.17%) Game Development
13 5 (4.17%) Continuous Integration
13 5 (4.17%) Automated Testing
Programming Languages
1 81 (67.50%) C#
2 47 (39.17%) Java
3 45 (37.50%) C++
4 41 (34.17%) SQL
5 20 (16.67%) T-SQL
6 14 (11.67%) JavaScript
7 13 (10.83%) C
7 13 (10.83%) VB
8 12 (10.00%) Ruby
9 11 (9.17%) VB.NET
10 7 (5.83%) Python
11 5 (4.17%) Scala
11 5 (4.17%) PHP
12 1 (0.83%) Perl
12 1 (0.83%) Shell Script
12 1 (0.83%) XAML
12 1 (0.83%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 37 (30.83%) Degree
2 14 (11.67%) Security Cleared
3 9 (7.50%) PhD
4 8 (6.67%) Microsoft Certification
5 6 (5.00%) MCSD
5 6 (5.00%) MCPD
6 5 (4.17%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (5.00%) ISO 9001
1 6 (5.00%) TickIT
1 6 (5.00%) ISO/IEC 12207
1 6 (5.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 6 (5.00%) QA
1 6 (5.00%) PCI DSS
Vendors
1 18 (15.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (1.67%) SAP
3 1 (0.83%) Oracle
3 1 (0.83%) Perforce
3 1 (0.83%) LexisNexis
Gateshead, Tyne and Wear
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Salary: £34000 - £42000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
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Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
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Salary: From £30,000 to £40,000 per annum
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