Period
to 20 October 2020

The median annual salary for a Software Developer was £45,000 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.

Software Developer
North East > Durham
6 months to
20 Oct 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 17 22 37
Rank change year-on-year +5 +15 +8
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Developer 18 20 7
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in Durham 12.16% 8.13% 3.03%
As % of the Job Titles category 12.33% 8.26% 3.13%
Number of salaries quoted 17 9 3
Median annual salary £45,000 £40,000 £36,700
Median salary % change year-on-year +12.50% +8.99% -8.25%
10th Percentile £21,250 £27,500 £27,950
90th Percentile £50,000 £43,650 £40,510
North East median annual salary £42,500 £42,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +1.19% -6.67% +20.00%

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%

Software Developer
Job Vacancy Trend in Durham

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

Job vacancy trend for Software Developer in Durham

Software Developer
Salary Trend in Durham

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

Salary trend for Software Developer in Durham

Software Developer
Salary Histogram in Durham

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

Salary histogram for Software Developer in Durham

Software 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 Software 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 - 4 £50,000 - 1
Stockton-on-Tees +2 2 £21,000 -44.00% 1
Software Developer
North East

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

For the 6 months to 20 October 2020, Software 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 Software Developer in the job title.

1 17 (94.44%) .NET
2 16 (88.89%) C#
3 13 (72.22%) JavaScript
4 12 (66.67%) HTML
5 11 (61.11%) ASP.NET
5 11 (61.11%) CSS
6 8 (44.44%) SQL Server
6 8 (44.44%) MVC
7 7 (38.89%) .NET Core
8 6 (33.33%) TDD
9 5 (27.78%) Agile Software Development
9 5 (27.78%) SQL
9 5 (27.78%) Cloud Computing
9 5 (27.78%) BDD
9 5 (27.78%) AngularJS
10 4 (22.22%) Web Services
10 4 (22.22%) Retail
11 3 (16.67%) Microsoft
12 2 (11.11%) Back Office
12 2 (11.11%) .NET Framework
12 2 (11.11%) Mentoring
13 1 (5.56%) Microservices
13 1 (5.56%) Continuous Delivery
13 1 (5.56%) SOLID
13 1 (5.56%) Cross-Platform Development
13 1 (5.56%) Aurelia
13 1 (5.56%) Collaborative Working
13 1 (5.56%) Relational Database
13 1 (5.56%) ASP.NET Web API
13 1 (5.56%) REST

Software 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:

Cloud Services
1 5 (27.78%) Cloud Computing
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (44.44%) SQL Server
2 1 (5.56%) OLAP
2 1 (5.56%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 1 (5.56%) Git (software)
1 1 (5.56%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 4 (22.22%) Retail
2 2 (11.11%) Back Office
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (94.44%) .NET
2 12 (66.67%) HTML
3 11 (61.11%) ASP.NET
3 11 (61.11%) CSS
4 7 (38.89%) .NET Core
5 5 (27.78%) AngularJS
6 4 (22.22%) Web Services
7 2 (11.11%) .NET Framework
8 1 (5.56%) ASP.NET MVC
8 1 (5.56%) ASP.NET Web API
8 1 (5.56%) Aurelia
8 1 (5.56%) REST
8 1 (5.56%) SOAP
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (44.44%) MVC
2 6 (33.33%) TDD
3 5 (27.78%) Agile Software Development
3 5 (27.78%) BDD
4 2 (11.11%) Mentoring
5 1 (5.56%) Collaborative Working
5 1 (5.56%) Continuous Delivery
5 1 (5.56%) Continuous Integration
5 1 (5.56%) CRM
5 1 (5.56%) Cross-Platform Development
5 1 (5.56%) Microservices
5 1 (5.56%) OO
5 1 (5.56%) SOLID
5 1 (5.56%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 16 (88.89%) C#
2 13 (72.22%) JavaScript
3 5 (27.78%) SQL
4 1 (5.56%) Python
4 1 (5.56%) VB.NET
Vendors
1 3 (16.67%) Microsoft