The median annual salary for a Software Developer was £40,000 in advertised job vacancies in Newcastle upon Tyne during the 3 months to 27 June 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
27 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 26 22 25
Rank change year-on-year -4 +3  
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Developer 22 47 39
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Newcastle upon Tyne 7.80% 9.27% 9.20%
As % of the Job Titles category 8.00% 9.81% 9.82%
Number of salaries quoted 21 39 39
Median salary £40,000 £35,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +14.28% -12.50%  
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £11,050 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £39,720 £50,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,500
% change year-on-year - +1.26%  

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 275 479 397
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Newcastle upon Tyne 97.52% 94.48% 93.63%
Number of salaries quoted 238 429 337
Median salary £37,500 £36,384 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.06% +3.95%  
90% offered a salary of more than £19,000 £25,000 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £50,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +2.40% +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 27 June 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 27 June 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 23 (65.71%) Agile Software Development
2 22 (62.86%) C#
3 20 (57.14%) .NET
4 17 (48.57%) SQL Server
5 16 (45.71%) HTML
5 16 (45.71%) ASP.NET
6 14 (40.00%) Microsoft
7 12 (34.29%) AngularJS
7 12 (34.29%) TDD
7 12 (34.29%) JavaScript
8 11 (31.43%) SQL
8 11 (31.43%) Web Services
8 11 (31.43%) CSS
8 11 (31.43%) Software Engineering
8 11 (31.43%) MVC
9 10 (28.57%) Scrum
9 10 (28.57%) .NET Framework
9 10 (28.57%) C++
10 9 (25.71%) Java
11 8 (22.86%) SDLC
11 8 (22.86%) Degree
11 8 (22.86%) Line Management
11 8 (22.86%) HTML5
12 7 (20.00%) WCF
12 7 (20.00%) Mathematics
12 7 (20.00%) Git (software)
12 7 (20.00%) SOLID
13 6 (17.14%) Pair Programming
13 6 (17.14%) ASP.NET MVC
13 6 (17.14%) Continuous Integration

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 (8.57%) CMS
1 3 (8.57%) Sitecore CMS
2 2 (5.71%) Umbraco
3 1 (2.86%) IIS
3 1 (2.86%) OpenEdge
Cloud Services
1 5 (14.29%) Amazon AWS
1 5 (14.29%) SaaS
2 4 (11.43%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (5.71%) Amazon EC2
4 1 (2.86%) GitHub
4 1 (2.86%) Slack
Communications & Networking
1 2 (5.71%) HTTP
2 1 (2.86%) Firewall
2 1 (2.86%) Internet
2 1 (2.86%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (48.57%) SQL Server
2 5 (14.29%) SQL Server 2012
3 2 (5.71%) MongoDB
3 2 (5.71%) PostgreSQL
3 2 (5.71%) Relational Database
4 1 (2.86%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 7 (20.00%) Git (software)
2 2 (5.71%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (2.86%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 1 (2.86%) MSTest
3 1 (2.86%) NUnit
3 1 (2.86%) Octopus Deploy
3 1 (2.86%) Subversion
3 1 (2.86%) TeamCity
General
1 5 (14.29%) Advertising
2 1 (2.86%) Finance
2 1 (2.86%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (57.14%) .NET
2 16 (45.71%) ASP.NET
2 16 (45.71%) HTML
3 12 (34.29%) AngularJS
4 11 (31.43%) CSS
4 11 (31.43%) Web Services
5 10 (28.57%) .NET Framework
6 8 (22.86%) HTML5
7 7 (20.00%) WCF
8 6 (17.14%) ASP.NET MVC
9 5 (14.29%) Angular 2
9 5 (14.29%) Entity Framework
9 5 (14.29%) WPF
10 4 (11.43%) ASP.NET Web API
10 4 (11.43%) jQuery
10 4 (11.43%) SOAP
11 3 (8.57%) REST
11 3 (8.57%) XML
12 2 (5.71%) ASP.NET Web Forms
12 2 (5.71%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 2 (5.71%) Computer Science
1 2 (5.71%) Greenfield Project
2 1 (2.86%) Blog
2 1 (2.86%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 1 (2.86%) Android
1 1 (2.86%) Apple iOS
1 1 (2.86%) Linux
1 1 (2.86%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (65.71%) Agile Software Development
2 12 (34.29%) TDD
3 11 (31.43%) MVC
3 11 (31.43%) Software Engineering
4 10 (28.57%) Scrum
5 8 (22.86%) Line Management
5 8 (22.86%) SDLC
6 7 (20.00%) Mathematics
6 7 (20.00%) SOLID
7 6 (17.14%) Continuous Integration
7 6 (17.14%) Pair Programming
8 4 (11.43%) Don't repeat yourself (DRY)
8 4 (11.43%) OO
9 2 (5.71%) Dependency Injection
9 2 (5.71%) Test Automation
9 2 (5.71%) Unit Testing
9 2 (5.71%) Waterfall
10 1 (2.86%) Analytics
10 1 (2.86%) Data Analytics
10 1 (2.86%) Software Architecture
Programming Languages
1 22 (62.86%) C#
2 12 (34.29%) JavaScript
3 11 (31.43%) SQL
4 10 (28.57%) C++
5 9 (25.71%) Java
6 5 (14.29%) Python
7 3 (8.57%) Ruby
7 3 (8.57%) Scala
7 3 (8.57%) T-SQL
7 3 (8.57%) VB.NET
8 2 (5.71%) Go
8 2 (5.71%) Perl
8 2 (5.71%) PHP
8 2 (5.71%) TypeScript
9 1 (2.86%) C
9 1 (2.86%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 8 (22.86%) Degree
2 2 (5.71%) Computer Science Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (5.71%) QA
System Software
1 2 (5.71%) Docker
Systems Management
1 2 (5.71%) Kubernetes
1 2 (5.71%) Terraform
2 1 (2.86%) Nagios
2 1 (2.86%) Opsview
Vendors
1 14 (40.00%) Microsoft
2 3 (8.57%) Sitecore
3 1 (2.86%) Blue Prism
3 1 (2.86%) Oracle
3 1 (2.86%) Progress
3 1 (2.86%) Splunk
Newcastle, Staffordshire
X4 Group
Salary: £35k - 43k per year
Posted: 6 days ago
Newcastle upon Tyne
Interquest - IQ Tech
Salary: £30000 - £38000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 8 days ago