Period
to 24 September 2018

The median annual salary for a Software Developer was £45,000 in advertised job vacancies in Newcastle upon Tyne during the 6 months to 24 September 2018.

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

Software Developer
Tyne and Wear > Newcastle upon Tyne
6 months to
24 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 53 28 32
Rank change year-on-year -25 +4 -4
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Developer 53 41 73
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Newcastle upon Tyne 4.98% 7.08% 7.43%
As % of the Job Titles category 5.10% 7.32% 7.81%
Number of salaries quoted 46 40 64
Newcastle upon Tyne median annual salary £45,000 £40,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +12.50% +14.29% -12.50%
10th Percentile £29,750 £27,500 £22,500
90th Percentile £50,000 £52,625 £49,500
Tyne and Wear median annual salary £45,000 £39,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year +15.38% +11.43% -12.50%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Newcastle upon Tyne. 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
Newcastle upon Tyne
Permanent vacancies in Newcastle upon Tyne with a recognized job title 1,039 560 935
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 97.56% 96.72% 95.21%
Number of salaries quoted 864 467 810
Newcastle upon Tyne median annual salary £40,000 £37,500 £38,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.67% -1.32% +8.57%
10th Percentile £21,250 £22,500 £23,750
90th Percentile £63,750 £57,500 £60,000
Tyne and Wear median annual salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,900
% change year-on-year +6.67% -1.06% +8.29%

Software Developer
Job Vacancy Trend in Newcastle upon Tyne

Job postings that featured Software Developer in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Newcastle upon Tyne.

Job vacancy trend for Software Developer in Newcastle upon Tyne

Software Developer
Salary Trend in Newcastle upon Tyne

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Software Developer in Newcastle upon Tyne.

Salary trend for Software Developer in Newcastle upon Tyne

Software Developer
Salary Histogram in Newcastle upon Tyne

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Software Developer in Newcastle upon Tyne over the 6 months to 24 September 2018.

Salary histogram for Software Developer in Newcastle upon Tyne

Software Developer Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in Newcastle upon Tyne

For the 6 months to 24 September 2018, 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 Newcastle upon Tyne region featuring Software Developer in the job title.

1 51 (96.23%) .NET
2 50 (94.34%) C#
3 42 (79.25%) Microsoft
4 40 (75.47%) ASP.NET
5 36 (67.92%) Agile Software Development
6 33 (62.26%) .NET Framework
7 32 (60.38%) MVC
8 28 (52.83%) JavaScript
9 27 (50.94%) TDD
10 26 (49.06%) AngularJS
11 24 (45.28%) SQL Server
12 22 (41.51%) HTML
12 22 (41.51%) ASP.NET MVC
13 20 (37.74%) Entity Framework
14 19 (35.85%) BDD
14 19 (35.85%) SQL
15 18 (33.96%) Web Services
16 15 (28.30%) SOLID
16 15 (28.30%) React
16 15 (28.30%) Microsoft Azure
16 15 (28.30%) ASP.NET Web API
16 15 (28.30%) Scrum
17 14 (26.42%) Don't repeat yourself (DRY)
18 13 (24.53%) CSS
19 12 (22.64%) Advertising
19 12 (22.64%) Mentoring
20 11 (20.75%) TypeScript
21 10 (18.87%) Coaching
21 10 (18.87%) Front End Development
22 9 (16.98%) SDLC

Software Developer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Newcastle upon Tyne 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 7 (13.21%) CMS
2 6 (11.32%) Umbraco
3 5 (9.43%) Sitecore CMS
4 2 (3.77%) Elasticsearch
5 1 (1.89%) SharePoint
Business Applications
1 1 (1.89%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 15 (28.30%) Microsoft Azure
2 9 (16.98%) Amazon AWS
3 3 (5.66%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 24 (45.28%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.89%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 6 (11.32%) Team Foundation Server
1 6 (11.32%) Visual Studio
2 4 (7.55%) MSTest
2 4 (7.55%) NUnit
3 2 (3.77%) Git (software)
3 2 (3.77%) Octopus Deploy
3 2 (3.77%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 12 (22.64%) Advertising
2 1 (1.89%) Finance
2 1 (1.89%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 51 (96.23%) .NET
2 40 (75.47%) ASP.NET
3 33 (62.26%) .NET Framework
4 26 (49.06%) AngularJS
5 22 (41.51%) ASP.NET MVC
5 22 (41.51%) HTML
6 20 (37.74%) Entity Framework
7 18 (33.96%) Web Services
8 15 (28.30%) ASP.NET Web API
8 15 (28.30%) React
9 13 (24.53%) CSS
10 9 (16.98%) jQuery
10 9 (16.98%) RESTful
11 8 (15.09%) HTML5
12 5 (9.43%) .NET Core
12 5 (9.43%) Ajax
12 5 (9.43%) WCF
13 4 (7.55%) Backbone.js
14 3 (5.66%) Angular 2
14 3 (5.66%) KnockoutJS
Miscellaneous
1 5 (9.43%) Greenfield Project
2 1 (1.89%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 1 (1.89%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 36 (67.92%) Agile Software Development
2 32 (60.38%) MVC
3 27 (50.94%) TDD
4 19 (35.85%) BDD
5 15 (28.30%) Scrum
5 15 (28.30%) SOLID
6 14 (26.42%) Don't repeat yourself (DRY)
7 12 (22.64%) Mentoring
8 10 (18.87%) Coaching
8 10 (18.87%) Front End Development
9 9 (16.98%) Continuous Integration
9 9 (16.98%) Mob Programming
9 9 (16.98%) SDLC
9 9 (16.98%) Software Engineering
9 9 (16.98%) YAGNI
10 6 (11.32%) Continuous Deployment
10 6 (11.32%) Kanban
10 6 (11.32%) OO
10 6 (11.32%) Web Application Development
11 5 (9.43%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 50 (94.34%) C#
2 28 (52.83%) JavaScript
3 19 (35.85%) SQL
4 11 (20.75%) TypeScript
5 5 (9.43%) Java
6 3 (5.66%) T-SQL
6 3 (5.66%) VB.NET
7 1 (1.89%) Python
7 1 (1.89%) Scala
Qualifications
1 3 (5.66%) Degree
2 1 (1.89%) Computer Science Degree
Vendors
1 42 (79.25%) Microsoft
2 5 (9.43%) Sitecore
3 3 (5.66%) Xamarin
4 1 (1.89%) Oracle