The first table below looks at the demand 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 28 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the Tyne and Wear region.

Location
3 months to
28 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Software Developer
Rank 22 19 43
Rank change year-on-year
-3 +24
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Developer 50 48 21
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Tyne and Wear 7.79% 9.36% 3.65%
As % of the Job Titles category 8.08% 9.92% 3.76%
Number of salaries quoted 35 44 21
Average salary £36,500 £36,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +4.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £22,750 £26,750
10% offered a salary of more than £45,250 £42,500 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £35,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Job Titles Category
Tyne and Wear
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
619 484 559
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Tyne and Wear 96.42% 94.35% 97.22%
Number of salaries quoted 438 406 458
Average salary £32,500 £37,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-13.33% -
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £22,500 £24,500
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £72,500 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+3.89% -
Software Developer
North East

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 28 July 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 28 July 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 +5 45 £35,000 +2.94% 14
Sunderland +2 16 £35,000 -17.64%
Gateshead -7 4 £36,500 - 1
Software Developer
North East

Software Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Tyne and Wear

For the 6 months to 28 July 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 45 (57.69%) C#
2 31 (39.74%) C++
2 31 (39.74%) Java
3 30 (38.46%) Agile Software Development
4 29 (37.18%) Degree
5 25 (32.05%) .NET
5 25 (32.05%) OO
6 21 (26.92%) ASP.NET
7 20 (25.64%) SQL
7 20 (25.64%) HTML
8 19 (24.36%) TDD
8 19 (24.36%) Computer Science
9 17 (21.79%) Software Engineering
9 17 (21.79%) CSS
9 17 (21.79%) Linux
10 16 (20.51%) Mathematics
11 15 (19.23%) Physics
11 15 (19.23%) MVC
12 14 (17.95%) Games
12 14 (17.95%) Web Services
13 13 (16.67%) UNIX
14 12 (15.38%) SQL Server
14 12 (15.38%) JavaScript
14 12 (15.38%) Team Foundation Server
15 11 (14.10%) XML
15 11 (14.10%) MS Excel
16 10 (12.82%) C
16 10 (12.82%) Client/Server
16 10 (12.82%) Scrum
16 10 (12.82%) Microsoft

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

For the 6 months to 28 July 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 4 (5.13%) BizTalk Server
2 3 (3.85%) SharePoint
2 3 (3.85%) Apache
2 3 (3.85%) Tomcat
3 1 (1.28%) Lotus Domino
3 1 (1.28%) Node.js
Applications
1 11 (14.10%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.28%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (1.28%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (3.85%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (15.38%) SQL Server
2 9 (11.54%) Relational Database
3 4 (5.13%) SQL Server 2008
4 3 (3.85%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 3 (3.85%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 3 (3.85%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 2 (2.56%) MySQL
6 1 (1.28%) RDBMS
6 1 (1.28%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 12 (15.38%) Team Foundation Server
2 9 (11.54%) JUnit
3 7 (8.97%) Eclipse
4 6 (7.69%) CruiseControl
4 6 (7.69%) JIRA
5 3 (3.85%) Subversion
5 3 (3.85%) Git (software)
5 3 (3.85%) Jenkins
6 2 (2.56%) Visual Studio
7 1 (1.28%) GDB
General
1 14 (17.95%) Games
2 4 (5.13%) Finance
3 3 (3.85%) Advertising
4 1 (1.28%) Legal
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 25 (32.05%) .NET
2 21 (26.92%) ASP.NET
3 20 (25.64%) HTML
4 17 (21.79%) CSS
5 14 (17.95%) Web Services
6 11 (14.10%) XML
7 9 (11.54%) WCF
8 7 (8.97%) ASP.NET Web Forms
9 6 (7.69%) ASP.NET MVC
9 6 (7.69%) JSON
9 6 (7.69%) Spring
9 6 (7.69%) .NET Framework
10 5 (6.41%) jQuery
10 5 (6.41%) SOAP
10 5 (6.41%) HTML5
10 5 (6.41%) CSS3
11 4 (5.13%) OpenGL
11 4 (5.13%) Ajax
12 3 (3.85%) Ruby on Rails
12 3 (3.85%) WF
Miscellaneous
1 19 (24.36%) Computer Science
2 16 (20.51%) Mathematics
3 15 (19.23%) Physics
4 10 (12.82%) Client/Server
5 9 (11.54%) GIS
6 4 (5.13%) CUDA
7 3 (3.85%) Visualisation
7 3 (3.85%) 3D Graphics
7 3 (3.85%) Open Source
8 2 (2.56%) N-Tier
9 1 (1.28%) GPGPU
Operating Systems
1 17 (21.79%) Linux
2 13 (16.67%) UNIX
3 6 (7.69%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (38.46%) Agile Software Development
2 25 (32.05%) OO
3 19 (24.36%) TDD
4 17 (21.79%) Software Engineering
5 15 (19.23%) MVC
6 10 (12.82%) Scrum
6 10 (12.82%) Unit Testing
7 8 (10.26%) Multithreading
8 5 (6.41%) Continuous Integration
8 5 (6.41%) OOP
8 5 (6.41%) OOD
8 5 (6.41%) Waterfall
9 4 (5.13%) Migration
9 4 (5.13%) Web Development
10 3 (3.85%) Automated Testing
10 3 (3.85%) Web Design
10 3 (3.85%) Test Scripting
10 3 (3.85%) Configuration Management
10 3 (3.85%) OWASP
10 3 (3.85%) Image Processing
Programming Languages
1 45 (57.69%) C#
2 31 (39.74%) C++
2 31 (39.74%) Java
3 20 (25.64%) SQL
4 12 (15.38%) JavaScript
5 10 (12.82%) C
6 9 (11.54%) T-SQL
7 6 (7.69%) Ruby
8 4 (5.13%) Python
9 3 (3.85%) Scala
10 2 (2.56%) PHP
11 1 (1.28%) VB.NET
11 1 (1.28%) Fortran
11 1 (1.28%) MATLAB
Qualifications
1 29 (37.18%) Degree
2 5 (6.41%) PhD
3 4 (5.13%) Security Cleared
4 2 (2.56%) Microsoft Certification
Vendors
1 10 (12.82%) Microsoft
2 3 (3.85%) Google
3 1 (1.28%) Oracle
3 1 (1.28%) Lotus
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Net Talent
Salary: £25000 - £45000 per annum + Bens
Posted: 2 days ago
Newcastle, Staffordshire
Searchability.co.uk
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Solutions Recruitment
Salary: From £30,000 to £38,000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Solutions Recruitment
Salary: From £25,000 to £35,000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
TribePost.co.uk
Salary: £25,000 - £30,000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Catalyst
Salary: From £25,000 to £30,000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Newcastle Upon Tyne
Accenture
Posted: 10 days ago
Newcastle upon Tyne
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + Bonus + Generous Holidays
Posted: 13 days ago
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Cerres Limited
Salary: Up to £ 50,000 depending on experience.
Posted: 17 days ago
Tyne and Wear
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £27000 - £30000 per annum + Penson, Bonus and Flexi-time
Posted: 18 days ago
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Accenture
Salary: Up to £34,000 per annum (doe) plus excellent benefits
Posted: 18 days ago
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Accenture
Salary: £22,000 per annum plus excellent benefits package
Posted: 18 days ago
Gateshead
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £27000 - £30000 per annum + Pension, Healthcare + Bonus
Posted: 19 days ago
Newcastle upon Tyne
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £27000 - £30000 per annum + Benefits Package
Posted: 19 days ago
Newcastle upon Tyne
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £28000 - £32000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 23 days ago
Newcastle upon Tyne
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £27000 - £30000 per annum + Paid professional membership subscriptions
Posted: 24 days ago