Period
to 20 November 2017

The median annual salary for a Software Developer was £34,000 in advertised job vacancies in Newcastle upon Tyne during the 6 months to 20 November 2017.

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
20 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 44 42 30
Rank change year-on-year -2 -12 -6
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Developer 38 49 72
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Newcastle upon Tyne 5.17% 4.98% 8.69%
As % of the Job Titles category 5.35% 5.30% 9.02%
Number of salaries quoted 38 45 103
Newcastle upon Tyne median annual salary £34,000 £35,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -2.86% -12.50% +19.40%
10th Percentile £25,575 £28,450 £27,500
90th Percentile £56,375 £51,500 £52,500
Tyne and Wear median annual salary £34,000 £37,900 £40,000
% change year-on-year -10.29% -5.25% +19.40%

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 710 925 798
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.60% 94.00% 96.26%
Number of salaries quoted 612 774 679
Newcastle upon Tyne median annual salary £38,959 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -2.60% +6.67% +7.14%
10th Percentile £22,500 £23,750 £23,500
90th Percentile £62,500 £60,000 £58,350
Tyne and Wear median annual salary £39,513 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year -1.22% +6.67% +7.14%

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 20 November 2017.

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 20 November 2017, Software Developer job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Newcastle upon Tyne region featuring Software Developer in the job title.

1 31 (81.58%) .NET
2 29 (76.32%) JavaScript
3 26 (68.42%) MVC
4 23 (60.53%) ASP.NET
5 22 (57.89%) SQL Server
5 22 (57.89%) Agile Software Development
6 19 (50.00%) AngularJS
6 19 (50.00%) ASP.NET MVC
7 17 (44.74%) C#
8 16 (42.11%) SOLID
9 15 (39.47%) Mobile App
9 15 (39.47%) Web Development
9 15 (39.47%) WPF
10 14 (36.84%) React
11 13 (34.21%) Continuous Integration
11 13 (34.21%) KnockoutJS
11 13 (34.21%) HTML
11 13 (34.21%) SQL
12 12 (31.58%) Domain-Driven Design
13 11 (28.95%) Android
13 11 (28.95%) Apple iOS
13 11 (28.95%) Unit Testing
13 11 (28.95%) Software Engineering
13 11 (28.95%) Dynamics CRM
13 11 (28.95%) Dynamics GP
13 11 (28.95%) CSS
13 11 (28.95%) Windows
13 11 (28.95%) VBA
13 11 (28.95%) CRM
13 11 (28.95%) SharePoint

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 11 (28.95%) SharePoint
2 4 (10.53%) CMS
2 4 (10.53%) Sitecore CMS
3 2 (5.26%) Umbraco
4 1 (2.63%) WordPress
Business Applications
1 11 (28.95%) Dynamics CRM
1 11 (28.95%) Dynamics GP
Cloud Services
1 5 (13.16%) Microsoft Azure
2 4 (10.53%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (13.16%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (57.89%) SQL Server
2 11 (28.95%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 5 (13.16%) MySQL
4 2 (5.26%) MongoDB
4 2 (5.26%) SQL Server 2008
5 1 (2.63%) Relational Database
5 1 (2.63%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 4 (10.53%) Git (software)
1 4 (10.53%) Maven
2 2 (5.26%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (2.63%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 1 (2.63%) Gradle
3 1 (2.63%) MSTest
3 1 (2.63%) NUnit
3 1 (2.63%) Octopus Deploy
3 1 (2.63%) Subversion
3 1 (2.63%) TeamCity
3 1 (2.63%) Visual Studio
General
1 4 (10.53%) Advertising
2 3 (7.89%) Games
3 2 (5.26%) Finance
3 2 (5.26%) Retail
4 1 (2.63%) Banking
4 1 (2.63%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 31 (81.58%) .NET
2 23 (60.53%) ASP.NET
3 19 (50.00%) AngularJS
3 19 (50.00%) ASP.NET MVC
4 15 (39.47%) WPF
5 14 (36.84%) React
6 13 (34.21%) HTML
6 13 (34.21%) KnockoutJS
7 11 (28.95%) CSS
8 5 (13.16%) HTML5
8 5 (13.16%) Web Services
9 3 (7.89%) .NET Framework
9 3 (7.89%) Ajax
9 3 (7.89%) ASP.NET Web API
9 3 (7.89%) Backbone.js
9 3 (7.89%) Entity Framework
9 3 (7.89%) jQuery
9 3 (7.89%) WCF
10 2 (5.26%) Ember.js
10 2 (5.26%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 15 (39.47%) Mobile App
2 3 (7.89%) Greenfield Project
3 2 (5.26%) Computer Science
4 1 (2.63%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (2.63%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (2.63%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 11 (28.95%) Android
1 11 (28.95%) Apple iOS
1 11 (28.95%) Windows
2 3 (7.89%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (68.42%) MVC
2 22 (57.89%) Agile Software Development
3 16 (42.11%) SOLID
4 15 (39.47%) Web Development
5 13 (34.21%) Continuous Integration
6 12 (31.58%) Domain-Driven Design
7 11 (28.95%) CRM
7 11 (28.95%) Scrum
7 11 (28.95%) Software Engineering
7 11 (28.95%) Unit Testing
7 11 (28.95%) User Stories
8 8 (21.05%) SDLC
8 8 (21.05%) TDD
9 4 (10.53%) Microservices
9 4 (10.53%) Software Architecture
10 3 (7.89%) Continuous Improvement
10 3 (7.89%) E-Commerce
10 3 (7.89%) OO
10 3 (7.89%) Test Automation
11 2 (5.26%) OOP
Programming Languages
1 29 (76.32%) JavaScript
2 17 (44.74%) C#
3 13 (34.21%) SQL
4 11 (28.95%) VBA
5 7 (18.42%) Java
6 5 (13.16%) Python
7 1 (2.63%) Go
7 1 (2.63%) PHP
7 1 (2.63%) R
7 1 (2.63%) T-SQL
7 1 (2.63%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 8 (21.05%) Degree
2 2 (5.26%) Computer Science Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (5.26%) QA
System Software
1 1 (2.63%) Docker
Vendors
1 11 (28.95%) Xamarin
2 8 (21.05%) Microsoft
3 4 (10.53%) Sitecore
4 1 (2.63%) Progress
4 1 (2.63%) Telerik