The median annual salary for a Software Developer was £37,500 in advertised job vacancies in Newcastle upon Tyne during the 3 months to 30 March 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
3 months to
30 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 40 35 36
Rank change year-on-year -5 +1  
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Developer 13 31 29
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Newcastle upon Tyne 3.29% 7.56% 6.30%
As % of the Job Titles category 3.44% 7.79% 6.46%
Number of salaries quoted 13 31 28
Median salary £37,500 £37,500 £33,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +11.94%  
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £48,000 £50,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year - +5.26%  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in permanent job vacancies advertised in Newcastle upon Tyne. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such, the figures in the first row provide an indication of the number of permanent jobs in our overall sample.

IT Job Roles
Newcastle upon Tyne
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 378 398 449
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Newcastle upon Tyne 95.70% 97.07% 97.61%
Number of salaries quoted 342 357 378
Median salary £35,000 £35,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - -12.50%  
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £23,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £61,215 £50,000
UK excluding London median salary £41,995 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +1.19% +3.75%  

Software Developer
Job Vacancy Trend in Newcastle upon Tyne

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Newcastle upon Tyne that featured Software Developer in the job title.

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 3 months to 30 March 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 30 March 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 18 (60.00%) Agile Software Development
2 16 (53.33%) C#
2 16 (53.33%) C++
3 15 (50.00%) .NET
4 11 (36.67%) Java
4 11 (36.67%) SDLC
5 10 (33.33%) Software Engineering
6 9 (30.00%) HTML
6 9 (30.00%) SQL Server
7 8 (26.67%) ASP.NET
7 8 (26.67%) CSS
7 8 (26.67%) TDD
7 8 (26.67%) MVC
7 8 (26.67%) Scrum
7 8 (26.67%) Mathematics
8 7 (23.33%) Degree
8 7 (23.33%) JavaScript
9 6 (20.00%) SQL
9 6 (20.00%) Web Services
9 6 (20.00%) Python
9 6 (20.00%) Ruby
9 6 (20.00%) Scala
10 5 (16.67%) ASP.NET MVC
10 5 (16.67%) Microsoft
11 4 (13.33%) T-SQL
11 4 (13.33%) Advertising
11 4 (13.33%) Pair Programming
11 4 (13.33%) AngularJS
11 4 (13.33%) ASP.NET Web API
12 3 (10.00%) SOLID

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 1 (3.33%) CMS
1 1 (3.33%) WordPress
Applications
1 2 (6.67%) MS Excel
2 1 (3.33%) MS Office
2 1 (3.33%) Spreadsheet
2 1 (3.33%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 1 (3.33%) Magento
1 1 (3.33%) OpenCart
Cloud Services
1 3 (10.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (6.67%) Amazon AWS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (30.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (3.33%) BusinessObjects
2 1 (3.33%) Crystal Reports
2 1 (3.33%) MongoDB
2 1 (3.33%) MySQL
2 1 (3.33%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 2 (6.67%) Eclipse
1 2 (6.67%) Gradle
1 2 (6.67%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (3.33%) Git (software)
2 1 (3.33%) JIRA
General
1 4 (13.33%) Advertising
2 2 (6.67%) Automotive
2 2 (6.67%) Games
3 1 (3.33%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (50.00%) .NET
2 9 (30.00%) HTML
3 8 (26.67%) ASP.NET
3 8 (26.67%) CSS
4 6 (20.00%) Web Services
5 5 (16.67%) ASP.NET MVC
6 4 (13.33%) AngularJS
6 4 (13.33%) ASP.NET Web API
7 3 (10.00%) .NET Framework
7 3 (10.00%) WCF
8 2 (6.67%) Ajax
8 2 (6.67%) DirectX
8 2 (6.67%) Entity Framework
8 2 (6.67%) OpenGL
8 2 (6.67%) REST
9 1 (3.33%) CSS3
9 1 (3.33%) MFC
9 1 (3.33%) Node.js
9 1 (3.33%) SOAP
9 1 (3.33%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 3 (10.00%) Computer Science
2 2 (6.67%) Algorithms
2 2 (6.67%) Augmented Reality
2 2 (6.67%) HTC Vive
2 2 (6.67%) Oculus Rift
3 1 (3.33%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 3 (10.00%) Linux
2 1 (3.33%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (60.00%) Agile Software Development
2 11 (36.67%) SDLC
3 10 (33.33%) Software Engineering
4 8 (26.67%) Mathematics
4 8 (26.67%) MVC
4 8 (26.67%) Scrum
4 8 (26.67%) TDD
5 4 (13.33%) Pair Programming
6 3 (10.00%) Line Management
6 3 (10.00%) OO
6 3 (10.00%) SOLID
6 3 (10.00%) Web Development
7 2 (6.67%) Code Optimisation
7 2 (6.67%) Multithreaded Programming
7 2 (6.67%) Multithreading
7 2 (6.67%) Physics
7 2 (6.67%) Software Architecture
7 2 (6.67%) Unit Testing
7 2 (6.67%) Visual Effects
7 2 (6.67%) Visualisation
Programming Languages
1 16 (53.33%) C#
1 16 (53.33%) C++
2 11 (36.67%) Java
3 7 (23.33%) JavaScript
4 6 (20.00%) Python
4 6 (20.00%) Ruby
4 6 (20.00%) Scala
4 6 (20.00%) SQL
5 4 (13.33%) T-SQL
6 2 (6.67%) HLSL
7 1 (3.33%) PHP
7 1 (3.33%) TypeScript
7 1 (3.33%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 7 (23.33%) Degree
Vendors
1 5 (16.67%) Microsoft
2 1 (3.33%) Apple
2 1 (3.33%) Tableau
2 1 (3.33%) Xamarin
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