Period
to 23 January 2019

The median annual salary for a Developer was £36,000 in advertised job vacancies in Durham during the 6 months to 23 January 2019.

The first table below provides salary benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to same period in the previous 2 years.

Developer
North East > Durham
6 months to
23 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 3 1 3
Rank change year-on-year -2 +2 -2
Permanent jobs requiring a Developer 71 117 57
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Durham 37.97% 36.22% 24.15%
As % of the Job Titles category 40.34% 37.74% 25.79%
Number of salaries quoted 37 107 48
Durham median annual salary £36,000 £35,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.86% - -2.83%
10th Percentile £20,800 £24,900 £28,250
90th Percentile £46,500 £47,500 £41,250
North East median annual salary £40,000 £35,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year +14.29% -6.67% +4.17%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Durham. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title that can be normalized. As such, the figures in the second row provide an indication of the number of permanent jobs in our overall sample.

All Permanent IT Job Vacancies
Durham
Permanent vacancies in Durham with a recognized job title 176 310 221
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.12% 95.98% 93.64%
Number of salaries quoted 124 272 195
Durham median annual salary £37,500 £35,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +7.14% - -12.50%
10th Percentile £20,000 £21,250 £24,000
90th Percentile £53,375 £52,884 £50,000
North East median annual salary £41,000 £38,000 £37,000
% change year-on-year +7.89% +2.70% -1.33%

Developer
Job Vacancy Trend in Durham

Job postings that featured Developer in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Durham.

Job vacancy trend for Developer in Durham

Developer
Salary Trend in Durham

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Developer in Durham.

Salary trend for Developer in Durham

Developer
Salary Histogram in Durham

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Developer in Durham over the 6 months to 23 January 2019.

Salary histogram for Developer in Durham

Developer
Job Locations in Durham

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Developer within the Durham region over the 6 months to 23 January 2019. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Darlington -1 22 £32,500 - 15
Stockton-on-Tees -10 5 £47,500 +58.33% 4
Newton Aycliffe - 2 - - 1
Barnard Castle - 1 £35,000 - 1
Billingham - 1 £45,000 - 1
Developer
North East

Developer Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in Durham

For the 6 months to 23 January 2019, Developer job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the Durham region featuring Developer in the job title.

1 57 (80.28%) C#
1 57 (80.28%) .NET
2 41 (57.75%) JavaScript
3 26 (36.62%) SharePoint
4 23 (32.39%) Stakeholder Management
4 23 (32.39%) Mentoring
4 23 (32.39%) Continuous Delivery
4 23 (32.39%) Driving Licence
4 23 (32.39%) Deployment Automation
5 22 (30.99%) SQL Server
6 19 (26.76%) Microsoft
7 17 (23.94%) Agile Software Development
8 16 (22.54%) SQL
9 15 (21.13%) HTML
9 15 (21.13%) CSS
10 14 (19.72%) VB.NET
11 11 (15.49%) MVC
11 11 (15.49%) Java
11 11 (15.49%) T-SQL
12 10 (14.08%) Business Intelligence
13 9 (12.68%) Scrum
13 9 (12.68%) IIS
13 9 (12.68%) ASP.NET
13 9 (12.68%) Software Engineering
14 8 (11.27%) Robotics
14 8 (11.27%) HTML5
14 8 (11.27%) Microsoft Azure
14 8 (11.27%) ETL
14 8 (11.27%) Kofax
14 8 (11.27%) Process Management

Developer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Durham by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 26 (36.62%) SharePoint
2 9 (12.68%) IIS
3 7 (9.86%) Apache
4 3 (4.23%) CMS
5 2 (2.82%) Elasticsearch
5 2 (2.82%) Sitefinity
6 1 (1.41%) JBoss
6 1 (1.41%) nginx
6 1 (1.41%) NServiceBus
6 1 (1.41%) Umbraco
6 1 (1.41%) WordPress
Applications
1 3 (4.23%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (1.41%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (1.41%) Spreadsheet
Cloud Services
1 8 (11.27%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (4.23%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (1.41%) G Suite
3 1 (1.41%) Google Play
3 1 (1.41%) SaaS
3 1 (1.41%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 2 (2.82%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (30.99%) SQL Server
2 8 (11.27%) Relational Database
3 6 (8.45%) Power BI
3 6 (8.45%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 5 (7.04%) Oracle Database
4 5 (7.04%) RDBMS
5 4 (5.63%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 4 (5.63%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 2 (2.82%) Cognos Framework Manager
6 2 (2.82%) Cognos Report Studio
6 2 (2.82%) Data Warehouse
6 2 (2.82%) MySQL
6 2 (2.82%) SQL Server 2016
7 1 (1.41%) Azure SQL Database
7 1 (1.41%) MongoDB
7 1 (1.41%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 2 (2.82%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (1.41%) Babel
2 1 (1.41%) Git (software)
2 1 (1.41%) TeamCity
2 1 (1.41%) Visual Studio
General
1 3 (4.23%) Manufacturing
2 2 (2.82%) Games
3 1 (1.41%) Advertising
3 1 (1.41%) Finance
3 1 (1.41%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 57 (80.28%) .NET
2 15 (21.13%) CSS
2 15 (21.13%) HTML
3 9 (12.68%) ASP.NET
4 8 (11.27%) AngularJS
4 8 (11.27%) HTML5
5 7 (9.86%) .NET Framework
6 6 (8.45%) WCF
7 5 (7.04%) ASP.NET MVC
7 5 (7.04%) Entity Framework
8 4 (5.63%) ASP.NET Web API
8 4 (5.63%) LINQ
9 3 (4.23%) Angular 2
9 3 (4.23%) jQuery
9 3 (4.23%) JSON
9 3 (4.23%) KnockoutJS
9 3 (4.23%) REST
9 3 (4.23%) WPF
10 2 (2.82%) Laravel
10 2 (2.82%) Sass
Miscellaneous
1 23 (32.39%) Driving Licence
2 8 (11.27%) Enterprise Software
2 8 (11.27%) Robotics
3 5 (7.04%) Data Structures
4 2 (2.82%) Fintech
4 2 (2.82%) Greenfield Project
4 2 (2.82%) Mobile App
4 2 (2.82%) User Experience
5 1 (1.41%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (1.41%) iPhone
Operating Systems
1 1 (1.41%) Android
1 1 (1.41%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (32.39%) Continuous Delivery
1 23 (32.39%) Deployment Automation
1 23 (32.39%) Mentoring
1 23 (32.39%) Stakeholder Management
2 17 (23.94%) Agile Software Development
3 11 (15.49%) MVC
4 10 (14.08%) Business Intelligence
5 9 (12.68%) Scrum
5 9 (12.68%) Software Engineering
6 8 (11.27%) Continuous Improvement
6 8 (11.27%) ETL
6 8 (11.27%) Process Management
7 5 (7.04%) Data Modelling
8 4 (5.63%) Defect Management
8 4 (5.63%) TDD
9 3 (4.23%) Computer Science
9 3 (4.23%) Data Analysis
9 3 (4.23%) SDLC
9 3 (4.23%) Web Application Development
9 3 (4.23%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 57 (80.28%) C#
2 41 (57.75%) JavaScript
3 16 (22.54%) SQL
4 14 (19.72%) VB.NET
5 11 (15.49%) Java
5 11 (15.49%) T-SQL
6 3 (4.23%) PHP
6 3 (4.23%) VBA
7 2 (2.82%) TypeScript
7 2 (2.82%) VB
8 1 (1.41%) C
8 1 (1.41%) C++
8 1 (1.41%) F#
8 1 (1.41%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 6 (8.45%) Degree
2 1 (1.41%) Computer Science Degree
System Software
1 1 (1.41%) Docker
Systems Management
1 1 (1.41%) Kibana
Vendors
1 19 (26.76%) Microsoft
2 8 (11.27%) ABBYY
2 8 (11.27%) Kofax
3 6 (8.45%) Oracle
4 3 (4.23%) Google
5 2 (2.82%) Cognos
5 2 (2.82%) Tableau