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

Location
3 months to
24 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Software Developer
Rank 21 22 39
Rank change year-on-year
+1 +17
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Developer 69 38 21
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Tyne and Wear 10.36% 7.65% 4.41%
As % of the Job Titles category 10.57% 7.92% 4.58%
Number of salaries quoted 58 37 21
Average salary £33,500 £37,125 £31,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-9.76% +17.85%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £29,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £35,000 £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
653 480 459
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Tyne and Wear 98.05% 96.58% 96.43%
Number of salaries quoted 515 434 403
Average salary £35,232 £39,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-9.66% +11.42%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £24,500 £21,750
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £50,000 £52,200
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 October 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 October 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 +6 54 £33,500 -8.84% 6
Gateshead - 12 £36,500 - 3
Sunderland -6 4 £27,750 -34.70%
Software Developer
North East

Software Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Tyne and Wear

For the 6 months to 24 October 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 76 (65.52%) C#
2 51 (43.97%) C++
2 51 (43.97%) Agile Software Development
3 45 (38.79%) Java
4 39 (33.62%) .NET
5 36 (31.03%) SQL Server
5 36 (31.03%) SQL
6 35 (30.17%) ASP.NET
7 30 (25.86%) OO
7 30 (25.86%) HTML
7 30 (25.86%) Degree
8 27 (23.28%) CSS
8 27 (23.28%) MS Excel
8 27 (23.28%) SQL Server 2008
8 27 (23.28%) Team Foundation Server
9 26 (22.41%) Web Services
9 26 (22.41%) XML
9 26 (22.41%) Computer Science
10 23 (19.83%) Linux
10 23 (19.83%) Microsoft
11 22 (18.97%) TDD
12 20 (17.24%) T-SQL
12 20 (17.24%) Software Engineering
13 19 (16.38%) Mentoring
14 18 (15.52%) Ajax
14 18 (15.52%) Mathematics
14 18 (15.52%) WCF
15 17 (14.66%) Client/Server
16 16 (13.79%) N-Tier
16 16 (13.79%) UNIX

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

For the 6 months to 24 October 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 14 (12.07%) BizTalk Server
2 7 (6.03%) SharePoint
Applications
1 27 (23.28%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (1.72%) SAP Oil and Gas
1 2 (1.72%) Dynamics CRM
Communications & Networking
1 2 (1.72%) Intranet
1 2 (1.72%) Extranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 36 (31.03%) SQL Server
2 27 (23.28%) SQL Server 2008
3 10 (8.62%) Relational Database
4 5 (4.31%) MongoDB
4 5 (4.31%) NoSQL
5 3 (2.59%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 2 (1.72%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 2 (1.72%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 2 (1.72%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 27 (23.28%) Team Foundation Server
2 7 (6.03%) Eclipse
3 6 (5.17%) CruiseControl
3 6 (5.17%) JUnit
3 6 (5.17%) JIRA
4 5 (4.31%) Jenkins
5 2 (1.72%) Git (software)
5 2 (1.72%) Visual Studio
5 2 (1.72%) Subversion
6 1 (0.86%) Oracle Forms
6 1 (0.86%) Mercurial
6 1 (0.86%) GDB
General
1 14 (12.07%) Games
2 9 (7.76%) Banking
3 6 (5.17%) Finance
4 4 (3.45%) Advertising
5 3 (2.59%) Multimedia
6 2 (1.72%) Marketing
6 2 (1.72%) Manufacturing
6 2 (1.72%) Electronics
6 2 (1.72%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 39 (33.62%) .NET
2 35 (30.17%) ASP.NET
3 30 (25.86%) HTML
4 27 (23.28%) CSS
5 26 (22.41%) Web Services
5 26 (22.41%) XML
6 18 (15.52%) Ajax
6 18 (15.52%) WCF
7 14 (12.07%) XHTML
8 10 (8.62%) SOAP
8 10 (8.62%) HTML5
9 7 (6.03%) JSON
9 7 (6.03%) OpenGL
10 6 (5.17%) ASP.NET Web Forms
10 6 (5.17%) WPF
11 5 (4.31%) jQuery
11 5 (4.31%) RESTful
11 5 (4.31%) Play Framework
11 5 (4.31%) CSS3
11 5 (4.31%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 26 (22.41%) Computer Science
2 18 (15.52%) Mathematics
3 17 (14.66%) Client/Server
4 16 (13.79%) N-Tier
5 11 (9.48%) Physics
6 9 (7.76%) Mobile Banking
6 9 (7.76%) Mobile Payment
7 7 (6.03%) CUDA
8 6 (5.17%) Visualisation
9 5 (4.31%) Open Source
9 5 (4.31%) GIS
10 4 (3.45%) Algorithms
11 3 (2.59%) User Experience
11 3 (2.59%) 3D Graphics
12 2 (1.72%) DTV
Operating Systems
1 23 (19.83%) Linux
2 16 (13.79%) UNIX
3 13 (11.21%) Windows
4 4 (3.45%) Android
4 4 (3.45%) Apple iOS
5 3 (2.59%) Windows Phone
6 1 (0.86%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 51 (43.97%) Agile Software Development
2 30 (25.86%) OO
3 22 (18.97%) TDD
4 20 (17.24%) Software Engineering
5 19 (16.38%) Mentoring
6 15 (12.93%) Web Development
6 15 (12.93%) MVC
7 13 (11.21%) Migration
8 12 (10.34%) CRM
8 12 (10.34%) Unit Testing
8 12 (10.34%) Multithreading
9 11 (9.48%) Waterfall
10 10 (8.62%) Scrum
11 9 (7.76%) Mobile Commerce
12 7 (6.03%) OOD
13 6 (5.17%) 3D Visualisation
13 6 (5.17%) Continuous Integration
13 6 (5.17%) Image Processing
14 5 (4.31%) Automated Testing
15 3 (2.59%) Game Development
Programming Languages
1 76 (65.52%) C#
2 51 (43.97%) C++
3 45 (38.79%) Java
4 36 (31.03%) SQL
5 20 (17.24%) T-SQL
6 15 (12.93%) C
7 13 (11.21%) VB
7 13 (11.21%) JavaScript
8 11 (9.48%) Ruby
9 7 (6.03%) Python
10 5 (4.31%) Scala
11 4 (3.45%) VB.NET
12 3 (2.59%) PHP
13 1 (0.86%) Fortran
13 1 (0.86%) Shell Script
13 1 (0.86%) MATLAB
13 1 (0.86%) XAML
13 1 (0.86%) Objective-C
13 1 (0.86%) Perl
Qualifications
1 30 (25.86%) Degree
2 13 (11.21%) Security Cleared
3 6 (5.17%) PhD
4 3 (2.59%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (0.86%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (5.17%) ISO 9001
1 6 (5.17%) TickIT
1 6 (5.17%) ISO/IEC 12207
1 6 (5.17%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 6 (5.17%) QA
1 6 (5.17%) PCI DSS
Vendors
1 23 (19.83%) Microsoft
2 2 (1.72%) SAP
3 1 (0.86%) Oracle
3 1 (0.86%) Perforce
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