Period
to 12 December 2018

The median annual salary for a Software Developer was £40,000 in advertised job vacancies in Newcastle upon Tyne during the 6 months to 12 December 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
12 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 58 43 45
Rank change year-on-year -15 +2 -11
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Developer 38 44 42
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Newcastle upon Tyne 4.05% 5.49% 4.41%
As % of the Job Titles category 4.23% 5.66% 4.65%
Number of salaries quoted 35 41 40
Newcastle upon Tyne median annual salary £40,000 £35,000 £36,250
Median salary % change year-on-year +14.29% -3.45% -9.38%
10th Percentile £28,400 £27,500 £28,700
90th Percentile £50,750 £52,500 £52,100
Tyne and Wear median annual salary £43,750 £35,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year +25.00% -9.09% +10.00%

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 898 777 903
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.63% 96.88% 94.75%
Number of salaries quoted 747 670 748
Newcastle upon Tyne median annual salary £42,500 £39,000 £38,875
Median salary % change year-on-year +8.97% +0.32% +3.67%
10th Percentile £24,375 £23,000 £23,500
90th Percentile £67,500 £64,063 £60,000
Tyne and Wear median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year +6.25% +3.90% +2.67%

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 12 December 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 12 December 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 26 (68.42%) C#
2 21 (55.26%) Agile Software Development
3 20 (52.63%) .NET
4 18 (47.37%) ASP.NET
5 16 (42.11%) JavaScript
6 14 (36.84%) MVC
7 13 (34.21%) Java
8 12 (31.58%) C++
8 12 (31.58%) SQL Server
9 11 (28.95%) Microsoft
10 10 (26.32%) Degree
10 10 (26.32%) Computer Science
10 10 (26.32%) HTML
11 9 (23.68%) SQL
11 9 (23.68%) TDD
11 9 (23.68%) Scrum
11 9 (23.68%) AngularJS
12 8 (21.05%) ASP.NET MVC
12 8 (21.05%) Mathematics
12 8 (21.05%) CSS
13 7 (18.42%) OO
13 7 (18.42%) Software Engineering
13 7 (18.42%) .NET Framework
14 6 (15.79%) React
14 6 (15.79%) Computer Science Degree
14 6 (15.79%) Java SE
14 6 (15.79%) Physics
14 6 (15.79%) Microsoft Azure
14 6 (15.79%) Amazon AWS
14 6 (15.79%) Games

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 3 (7.89%) Umbraco
2 1 (2.63%) CMS
2 1 (2.63%) IIS
2 1 (2.63%) SharePoint
2 1 (2.63%) Sitecore CMS
Cloud Services
1 6 (15.79%) Amazon AWS
1 6 (15.79%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (31.58%) SQL Server
2 3 (7.89%) GIS
3 2 (5.26%) MySQL
3 2 (5.26%) NoSQL
4 1 (2.63%) SQL Server 2000
4 1 (2.63%) SQL Server 2005
4 1 (2.63%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 5 (13.16%) Git (software)
2 3 (7.89%) Gradle
3 2 (5.26%) Cucumber
3 2 (5.26%) Gatling
3 2 (5.26%) Jenkins
3 2 (5.26%) JMeter
3 2 (5.26%) Mercurial
3 2 (5.26%) Selenium
3 2 (5.26%) WebDriver
4 1 (2.63%) Octopus Deploy
4 1 (2.63%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (2.63%) Visual Studio
General
1 6 (15.79%) Games
2 3 (7.89%) Telecoms
3 2 (5.26%) Advertising
4 1 (2.63%) Manufacturing
4 1 (2.63%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (52.63%) .NET
2 18 (47.37%) ASP.NET
3 10 (26.32%) HTML
4 9 (23.68%) AngularJS
5 8 (21.05%) ASP.NET MVC
5 8 (21.05%) CSS
6 7 (18.42%) .NET Framework
7 6 (15.79%) Java SE
7 6 (15.79%) React
8 5 (13.16%) ASP.NET Web API
8 5 (13.16%) Entity Framework
8 5 (13.16%) JSON
8 5 (13.16%) Web Services
9 3 (7.89%) AWT
9 3 (7.89%) jQuery
9 3 (7.89%) REST
9 3 (7.89%) Swing
10 2 (5.26%) RESTful
10 2 (5.26%) Vue.js
10 2 (5.26%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 3 (7.89%) 3D Graphics
1 3 (7.89%) Algorithms
1 3 (7.89%) Greenfield Project
2 2 (5.26%) Self-Motivation
3 1 (2.63%) Podcast
Operating Systems
1 5 (13.16%) Linux
2 4 (10.53%) Windows
3 1 (2.63%) MVS
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (55.26%) Agile Software Development
2 14 (36.84%) MVC
3 10 (26.32%) Computer Science
4 9 (23.68%) Scrum
4 9 (23.68%) TDD
5 8 (21.05%) Mathematics
6 7 (18.42%) OO
6 7 (18.42%) Software Engineering
7 6 (15.79%) Physics
8 5 (13.16%) BDD
9 4 (10.53%) Front End Development
9 4 (10.53%) Technical Leadership
9 4 (10.53%) Web Development
10 3 (7.89%) Don't repeat yourself (DRY)
10 3 (7.89%) OOD
10 3 (7.89%) SOLID
10 3 (7.89%) Test Automation
11 2 (5.26%) Configuration Management
11 2 (5.26%) Responsive Web Design
11 2 (5.26%) Software Testing
Programming Languages
1 26 (68.42%) C#
2 16 (42.11%) JavaScript
3 13 (34.21%) Java
4 12 (31.58%) C++
5 9 (23.68%) SQL
6 4 (10.53%) C
7 3 (7.89%) Python
7 3 (7.89%) TypeScript
8 2 (5.26%) Java 8
8 2 (5.26%) MATLAB
8 2 (5.26%) PHP
Qualifications
1 10 (26.32%) Degree
2 6 (15.79%) Computer Science Degree
2 6 (15.79%) PhD
3 2 (5.26%) DBS Check
Vendors
1 11 (28.95%) Microsoft
2 1 (2.63%) Sitecore
2 1 (2.63%) Xamarin