Period
to 22 June 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 22 June 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
22 Jun 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 34 43 29
Rank change year-on-year +9 -14 +5
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Developer 78 35 77
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Newcastle upon Tyne 6.98% 5.12% 8.41%
As % of the Job Titles category 7.10% 5.31% 8.74%
Number of salaries quoted 72 34 70
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 £31,250 £22,500
90th Percentile £51,125 £49,250 £49,500
Tyne and Wear median annual salary £45,000 £40,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year +12.50% +14.29% +1.45%

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 1,099 659 881
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 98.30% 96.49% 96.18%
Number of salaries quoted 915 591 787
Newcastle upon Tyne median annual salary £41,500 £35,500 £37,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +16.90% -4.05% +5.71%
10th Percentile £21,250 £21,750 £22,500
90th Percentile £64,000 £52,500 £57,500
Tyne and Wear median annual salary £40,570 £36,500 £36,000
% change year-on-year +11.15% +1.39% +2.86%

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 22 June 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 22 June 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 75 (96.15%) .NET
2 70 (89.74%) C#
3 64 (82.05%) Agile Software Development
4 63 (80.77%) Microsoft
5 60 (76.92%) ASP.NET
6 49 (62.82%) JavaScript
7 45 (57.69%) .NET Framework
8 44 (56.41%) AngularJS
9 43 (55.13%) TDD
10 42 (53.85%) MVC
11 35 (44.87%) Web Services
12 30 (38.46%) SQL Server
12 30 (38.46%) SOLID
12 30 (38.46%) ASP.NET MVC
12 30 (38.46%) BDD
13 28 (35.90%) HTML
13 28 (35.90%) ASP.NET Web API
14 26 (33.33%) Don't repeat yourself (DRY)
15 23 (29.49%) TypeScript
16 21 (26.92%) YAGNI
16 21 (26.92%) RESTful
16 21 (26.92%) Software Engineering
16 21 (26.92%) Mob Programming
17 20 (25.64%) Advertising
17 20 (25.64%) React
18 19 (24.36%) SQL
19 18 (23.08%) Entity Framework
20 17 (21.79%) Microsoft Azure
20 17 (21.79%) Scrum
21 15 (19.23%) Mentoring

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 (8.97%) CMS
2 5 (6.41%) SharePoint
2 5 (6.41%) Sitecore CMS
2 5 (6.41%) Umbraco
3 2 (2.56%) Elasticsearch
4 1 (1.28%) IIS
4 1 (1.28%) MS Exchange
Business Applications
1 6 (7.69%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (3.85%) Dynamics GP
Cloud Services
1 17 (21.79%) Microsoft Azure
2 10 (12.82%) Amazon AWS
3 5 (6.41%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.28%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 30 (38.46%) SQL Server
2 5 (6.41%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (1.28%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 8 (10.26%) Team Foundation Server
2 6 (7.69%) MSTest
2 6 (7.69%) NUnit
2 6 (7.69%) Visual Studio
3 3 (3.85%) Git (software)
4 2 (2.56%) Octopus Deploy
4 2 (2.56%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 20 (25.64%) Advertising
2 1 (1.28%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 75 (96.15%) .NET
2 60 (76.92%) ASP.NET
3 45 (57.69%) .NET Framework
4 44 (56.41%) AngularJS
5 35 (44.87%) Web Services
6 30 (38.46%) ASP.NET MVC
7 28 (35.90%) ASP.NET Web API
7 28 (35.90%) HTML
8 21 (26.92%) RESTful
9 20 (25.64%) React
10 18 (23.08%) Entity Framework
11 13 (16.67%) CSS
11 13 (16.67%) HTML5
11 13 (16.67%) jQuery
12 7 (8.97%) .NET Core
12 7 (8.97%) WCF
13 6 (7.69%) Backbone.js
14 5 (6.41%) Ajax
14 5 (6.41%) KnockoutJS
14 5 (6.41%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 6 (7.69%) Greenfield Project
2 3 (3.85%) Mobile App
3 1 (1.28%) Computer Science
3 1 (1.28%) Linux Command Line
3 1 (1.28%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 3 (3.85%) Android
1 3 (3.85%) Apple iOS
1 3 (3.85%) Windows
2 1 (1.28%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 64 (82.05%) Agile Software Development
2 43 (55.13%) TDD
3 42 (53.85%) MVC
4 30 (38.46%) BDD
4 30 (38.46%) SOLID
5 26 (33.33%) Don't repeat yourself (DRY)
6 21 (26.92%) Mob Programming
6 21 (26.92%) Software Engineering
6 21 (26.92%) YAGNI
7 17 (21.79%) Scrum
8 15 (19.23%) Mentoring
9 13 (16.67%) OO
10 12 (15.38%) Continuous Integration
11 11 (14.10%) SDLC
12 10 (12.82%) Coaching
12 10 (12.82%) Front End Development
12 10 (12.82%) Unit Testing
13 8 (10.26%) Test Automation
14 6 (7.69%) Kanban
14 6 (7.69%) Web Application Development
Programming Languages
1 70 (89.74%) C#
2 49 (62.82%) JavaScript
3 23 (29.49%) TypeScript
4 19 (24.36%) SQL
5 9 (11.54%) Java
6 3 (3.85%) T-SQL
6 3 (3.85%) VB.NET
6 3 (3.85%) VBA
7 2 (2.56%) Scala
8 1 (1.28%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 5 (6.41%) Degree
2 1 (1.28%) Computer Science Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.28%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (1.28%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 63 (80.77%) Microsoft
2 11 (14.10%) Xamarin
3 7 (8.97%) Sitecore
4 2 (2.56%) Capita
5 1 (1.28%) Oracle