Period
to 20 October 2020

The median annual salary for a Developer was £40,000 in advertised job vacancies in Durham during the 6 months to 20 October 2020.

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
20 Oct 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 1 3 1
Rank change year-on-year +2 -2 +1
Permanent jobs requiring a Developer 67 61 86
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in Durham 45.27% 24.80% 37.23%
As % of the Job Titles category 45.89% 25.21% 38.39%
Number of salaries quoted 61 40 53
Median annual salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.67% - -1.32%
10th Percentile £28,750 £26,200 £26,500
90th Percentile £50,000 £45,125 £47,000
North East median annual salary £43,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +4.82% +3.75% +6.67%

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 146 242 224
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 98.65% 98.37% 96.97%
Number of salaries quoted 121 179 160
Median annual salary £37,500 £39,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.06% +5.33% -5.36%
10th Percentile £22,125 £22,000 £21,000
90th Percentile £57,500 £57,500 £53,750
North East median annual salary £42,500 £40,958 £40,000
% change year-on-year +3.77% +2.39% +6.67%

Developer
Job Vacancy Trend in Durham

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

Job vacancy trend for Developer in Durham

Developer
Salary Trend in Durham

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing Developer in Durham.

Salary trend for Developer in Durham

Developer
Salary Histogram in Durham

Salary distribution for jobs citing Developer in Durham over the 6 months to 20 October 2020.

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 20 October 2020. 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 +5 8 £50,000 +25.00% 9
Stockton-on-Tees +3 6 £32,500 -13.33% 3
Seaham - 3 £32,500 -
Developer
North East

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

For the 6 months to 20 October 2020, 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 45 (67.16%) JavaScript
1 45 (67.16%) .NET
2 37 (55.22%) HTML
3 36 (53.73%) CSS
4 34 (50.75%) Agile Software Development
5 33 (49.25%) C#
6 22 (32.84%) ASP.NET
6 22 (32.84%) .NET Framework
7 21 (31.34%) Git (software)
7 21 (31.34%) SQL
8 20 (29.85%) SQL Server
8 20 (29.85%) Web Services
9 18 (26.87%) AngularJS
10 17 (25.37%) .NET Core
10 17 (25.37%) MVC
11 16 (23.88%) Data Protection
12 15 (22.39%) Microsoft
12 15 (22.39%) Data Science
12 15 (22.39%) Front End Development
13 14 (20.90%) SDLC
14 13 (19.40%) TDD
14 13 (19.40%) Azure
15 12 (17.91%) User Experience
16 11 (16.42%) Vue.js
16 11 (16.42%) Power BI
16 11 (16.42%) Power Platform
17 10 (14.93%) Dynamics 365
17 10 (14.93%) SharePoint
18 9 (13.43%) Business Intelligence
18 9 (13.43%) OO

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 10 (14.93%) SharePoint
2 5 (7.46%) CMS
3 2 (2.99%) Umbraco
4 1 (1.49%) Sitefinity
Applications
1 4 (5.97%) Microsoft Excel
2 3 (4.48%) Microsoft Office
3 2 (2.99%) Adobe XD
3 2 (2.99%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 1 (1.49%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 13 (19.40%) Azure
2 11 (16.42%) Power Platform
3 10 (14.93%) Dynamics 365
4 8 (11.94%) GitHub
5 7 (10.45%) Cloud Computing
5 7 (10.45%) Office 365
5 7 (10.45%) PowerApps
6 2 (2.99%) Heroku
6 2 (2.99%) SaaS
7 1 (1.49%) Amazon EC2
7 1 (1.49%) Amazon S3
7 1 (1.49%) AWS
7 1 (1.49%) CloudFront
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (29.85%) SQL Server
2 11 (16.42%) Power BI
3 4 (5.97%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 4 (5.97%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 3 (4.48%) NoSQL
4 3 (4.48%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 2 (2.99%) MySQL
5 2 (2.99%) PostgreSQL
6 1 (1.49%) Amazon RDS
6 1 (1.49%) Data Warehouse
6 1 (1.49%) OLAP
6 1 (1.49%) Relational Database
6 1 (1.49%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 21 (31.34%) Git (software)
2 5 (7.46%) Team Foundation Server
3 2 (2.99%) Cucumber
4 1 (1.49%) GitLab
4 1 (1.49%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 8 (11.94%) Marketing
2 6 (8.96%) Retail
3 4 (5.97%) Public Sector
4 2 (2.99%) Back Office
5 1 (1.49%) Finance
5 1 (1.49%) Law
5 1 (1.49%) Legal
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 45 (67.16%) .NET
2 37 (55.22%) HTML
3 36 (53.73%) CSS
4 22 (32.84%) .NET Framework
4 22 (32.84%) ASP.NET
5 20 (29.85%) Web Services
6 18 (26.87%) AngularJS
7 17 (25.37%) .NET Core
8 11 (16.42%) Vue.js
9 8 (11.94%) REST
10 7 (10.45%) Entity Framework
11 6 (8.96%) jQuery
12 5 (7.46%) ASP.NET MVC
12 5 (7.46%) CSS3
12 5 (7.46%) HTML5
13 4 (5.97%) ASP.NET Web API
13 4 (5.97%) Aurelia
14 3 (4.48%) Sass
15 2 (2.99%) Ruby on Rails
16 1 (1.49%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 12 (17.91%) User Experience
2 4 (5.97%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (4.48%) Motion Graphics
4 2 (2.99%) Algorithms
4 2 (2.99%) Data Structures
4 2 (2.99%) Greenfield Project
4 2 (2.99%) Linux Command Line
4 2 (2.99%) Management Information System
5 1 (1.49%) e-Learning
5 1 (1.49%) Mobile App
5 1 (1.49%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 2 (2.99%) Unix
2 1 (1.49%) Android
2 1 (1.49%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 34 (50.75%) Agile Software Development
2 17 (25.37%) MVC
3 16 (23.88%) Data Protection
4 15 (22.39%) Data Science
4 15 (22.39%) Front End Development
5 14 (20.90%) SDLC
6 13 (19.40%) TDD
7 9 (13.43%) Business Intelligence
7 9 (13.43%) OO
8 8 (11.94%) Progressive Web App
8 8 (11.94%) SEO
9 7 (10.45%) BDD
9 7 (10.45%) DevOps
10 6 (8.96%) Continuous Integration
10 6 (8.96%) Mentoring
10 6 (8.96%) Web Development
11 5 (7.46%) Problem-Solving
11 5 (7.46%) Unit Testing
12 4 (5.97%) Microservices
12 4 (5.97%) SOLID
Programming Languages
1 45 (67.16%) JavaScript
2 33 (49.25%) C#
3 21 (31.34%) SQL
4 3 (4.48%) PHP
4 3 (4.48%) TypeScript
5 2 (2.99%) Java
5 2 (2.99%) Python
5 2 (2.99%) Ruby
5 2 (2.99%) T-SQL
6 1 (1.49%) VB
6 1 (1.49%) VB.NET
6 1 (1.49%) VBA
Qualifications
1 4 (5.97%) Degree
1 4 (5.97%) Microsoft Certification
Systems Management
1 1 (1.49%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 15 (22.39%) Microsoft
2 2 (2.99%) Adobe
3 1 (1.49%) Twitter
3 1 (1.49%) Xamarin