Period
to 20 April 2021

The median annual salary for a Developer was £42,500 in advertised job vacancies in the North East during the 6 months to 20 April 2021.

The first table below provides salary benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to same period in the previous 2 years.

Developer
England > North East
6 months to
20 Apr 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 2 2 3
Rank change year-on-year 0 +1 -2
Permanent jobs requiring a Developer 295 305 307
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the North East 26.65% 23.88% 23.01%
As % of the Job Titles category 28.26% 24.64% 24.02%
Number of salaries quoted 272 268 240
10th Percentile £28,850 £27,500 £27,500
25th Percentile £32,500 £34,938 £32,375
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £42,500 £41,750 £42,000
Median % change year-on-year +1.80% -0.60% +9.80%
75th Percentile £57,500 £48,750 £51,250
90th Percentile £63,625 £52,250 £57,250
England median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year +4.76% +5.00% +5.26%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the North East. 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
North East
Permanent vacancies in the North East with a recognized job title 1,044 1,238 1,278
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.31% 96.95% 95.80%
Number of salaries quoted 841 936 964
10th Percentile £26,750 £22,500 £23,075
25th Percentile £32,500 £31,438 £31,250
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £43,750 £40,000 £40,000
Median % change year-on-year +9.38% - -
75th Percentile £56,500 £52,250 £52,500
90th Percentile £65,000 £62,500 £63,750
England median annual salary £55,000 £53,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year +3.77% +0.95% +5.00%

Developer
Job Vacancy Trend in the North East

Job postings that featured Developer in the job title as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in the North East.

Job vacancy trend for Developer in the North East

Developer
Salary Trend in the North East

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing Developer in the North East.

Salary trend for Developer in the North East

Developer
Salary Histogram in the North East

Salary distribution for jobs citing Developer in the North East over the 6 months to 20 April 2021.

Salary histogram for Developer in the North East

Developer
Job Locations in the North East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Developer within the North East region over the 6 months to 20 April 2021. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Tyne and Wear 0 238 £42,500 -5.56% 108
Durham 0 43 £38,000 +5.56% 26
Northumberland - 1 - - 3
Developer
England

Developer Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in the North East

For the 6 months to 20 April 2021, 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 North East region featuring Developer in the job title.

1 137 (46.44%) Agile Software Development
2 133 (45.08%) JavaScript
3 110 (37.29%) .NET
4 108 (36.61%) SQL
5 89 (30.17%) C#
6 78 (26.44%) CSS
6 78 (26.44%) Azure
7 74 (25.08%) HTML
8 66 (22.37%) Java
8 66 (22.37%) AWS
9 57 (19.32%) Software Engineering
10 52 (17.63%) .NET Core
11 49 (16.61%) PHP
12 45 (15.25%) DevOps
12 45 (15.25%) Microservices
13 44 (14.92%) Docker
13 44 (14.92%) Finance
14 43 (14.58%) Spring
15 42 (14.24%) Git (software)
16 41 (13.90%) SQL Server
17 40 (13.56%) Scrum
17 40 (13.56%) MVC
18 39 (13.22%) Greenfield Project
19 37 (12.54%) T-SQL
20 35 (11.86%) Microsoft
21 34 (11.53%) AngularJS
22 33 (11.19%) Linux
22 33 (11.19%) OO
23 32 (10.85%) OOP
23 32 (10.85%) jQuery

Developer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in the North East 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 6 (2.03%) Tomcat
2 4 (1.36%) BizTalk Server
2 4 (1.36%) CMS
2 4 (1.36%) SharePoint
3 3 (1.02%) Confluence
3 3 (1.02%) IIS
3 3 (1.02%) nginx
3 3 (1.02%) WordPress
4 1 (0.34%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 4 (1.36%) Microsoft Excel
2 3 (1.02%) Microsoft Office
2 3 (1.02%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 1 (0.34%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (0.34%) Sentinel
1 1 (0.34%) Shopify
1 1 (0.34%) Visualfiles
Cloud Services
1 78 (26.44%) Azure
2 66 (22.37%) AWS
3 17 (5.76%) Power Platform
4 15 (5.08%) SaaS
5 9 (3.05%) GCP
6 8 (2.71%) Matillion
7 7 (2.37%) Cloud Computing
7 7 (2.37%) Serverless
8 5 (1.69%) Azure Service Fabric
9 4 (1.36%) Amazon S3
9 4 (1.36%) AWS Lambda
10 3 (1.02%) Amazon EC2
10 3 (1.02%) Azure Logic Apps
10 3 (1.02%) Azure Service Bus
10 3 (1.02%) Microsoft 365
10 3 (1.02%) npm
10 3 (1.02%) Power Automate
10 3 (1.02%) PowerApps
11 2 (0.68%) Azure Stack
11 2 (0.68%) Dynamics 365
Communications & Networking
1 4 (1.36%) SNMP
2 1 (0.34%) DNS
2 1 (0.34%) HTTP
2 1 (0.34%) RIP
2 1 (0.34%) SAN
2 1 (0.34%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 41 (13.90%) SQL Server
2 28 (9.49%) NoSQL
3 22 (7.46%) MySQL
4 14 (4.75%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 13 (4.41%) Power BI
5 13 (4.41%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 12 (4.07%) Data Warehouse
7 7 (2.37%) MongoDB
7 7 (2.37%) PostgreSQL
8 5 (1.69%) Relational Database
8 5 (1.69%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 4 (1.36%) Data Mining
9 4 (1.36%) Oracle Database
9 4 (1.36%) RDBMS
9 4 (1.36%) Snowflake Schema
10 3 (1.02%) Big Data
10 3 (1.02%) Oracle OWB
10 3 (1.02%) SQL Server 2008
11 2 (0.68%) Amazon RDS
11 2 (0.68%) Crystal Reports
Development Applications
1 42 (14.24%) Git (software)
2 25 (8.47%) Jenkins
3 19 (6.44%) Maven
4 18 (6.10%) JUnit
5 7 (2.37%) JIRA
6 5 (1.69%) Subversion
7 3 (1.02%) Bitbucket
7 3 (1.02%) Postman
7 3 (1.02%) SonarQube
7 3 (1.02%) Team Foundation Server
7 3 (1.02%) Visual Studio
8 2 (0.68%) GitLab
8 2 (0.68%) Gradle
8 2 (0.68%) webpack
9 1 (0.34%) Cucumber
9 1 (0.34%) Cypress.io
9 1 (0.34%) gulp
9 1 (0.34%) Mercurial
9 1 (0.34%) minitest
9 1 (0.34%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 44 (14.92%) Finance
2 27 (9.15%) Public Sector
3 6 (2.03%) Law
3 6 (2.03%) Manufacturing
4 5 (1.69%) Marketing
5 4 (1.36%) Electronics
5 4 (1.36%) Legal
5 4 (1.36%) Retail
6 3 (1.02%) Games
7 2 (0.68%) Advertising
7 2 (0.68%) Back Office
8 1 (0.34%) Local Government
8 1 (0.34%) Police
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 110 (37.29%) .NET
2 78 (26.44%) CSS
3 74 (25.08%) HTML
4 52 (17.63%) .NET Core
5 43 (14.58%) Spring
6 34 (11.53%) AngularJS
7 32 (10.85%) jQuery
7 32 (10.85%) React
8 28 (9.49%) RESTful
9 26 (8.81%) HTML5
10 24 (8.14%) ASP.NET
10 24 (8.14%) Web Services
11 22 (7.46%) Spring Boot
12 21 (7.12%) CSS3
13 20 (6.78%) Node.js
13 20 (6.78%) REST
14 16 (5.42%) ASP.NET Web API
15 15 (5.08%) .NET Framework
16 14 (4.75%) Laravel
17 12 (4.07%) Vue.js
Miscellaneous
1 39 (13.22%) Greenfield Project
2 15 (5.08%) User Experience
3 12 (4.07%) Analytical Skills
4 7 (2.37%) Blog
5 5 (1.69%) Mobile App
5 5 (1.69%) NHS
5 5 (1.69%) N-Tier
6 4 (1.36%) Driving Licence
6 4 (1.36%) Self-Motivation
7 3 (1.02%) Organisational Skills
7 3 (1.02%) Social Media
7 3 (1.02%) Virtual Team
8 2 (0.68%) Data Structures
8 2 (0.68%) iPad
8 2 (0.68%) Video\Live Streaming
8 2 (0.68%) W3C
9 1 (0.34%) Algorithms
9 1 (0.34%) Enterprise Software
9 1 (0.34%) HoloLens
9 1 (0.34%) Oculus Rift
Operating Systems
1 33 (11.19%) Linux
2 8 (2.71%) Apple iOS
3 7 (2.37%) Android
4 2 (0.68%) Debian
5 1 (0.34%) Mac OS X
5 1 (0.34%) Ubuntu
5 1 (0.34%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 137 (46.44%) Agile Software Development
2 57 (19.32%) Software Engineering
3 45 (15.25%) DevOps
3 45 (15.25%) Microservices
4 40 (13.56%) MVC
4 40 (13.56%) Scrum
5 33 (11.19%) OO
6 32 (10.85%) OOP
7 28 (9.49%) TDD
8 26 (8.81%) API Development
8 26 (8.81%) Web Development
9 24 (8.14%) Business Intelligence
10 22 (7.46%) Mentoring
11 21 (7.12%) Front End Development
12 18 (6.10%) ETL
13 16 (5.42%) SDLC
14 13 (4.41%) Continuous Improvement
14 13 (4.41%) Test Automation
15 11 (3.73%) E-Commerce
15 11 (3.73%) Product Backlog
Programming Languages
1 133 (45.08%) JavaScript
2 108 (36.61%) SQL
3 89 (30.17%) C#
4 66 (22.37%) Java
5 49 (16.61%) PHP
6 37 (12.54%) T-SQL
7 21 (7.12%) TypeScript
8 17 (5.76%) Python
9 6 (2.03%) Ruby
10 5 (1.69%) Go
10 5 (1.69%) Kotlin
11 4 (1.36%) Apple Swift
11 4 (1.36%) C
11 4 (1.36%) ES6
12 3 (1.02%) Bash Shell
12 3 (1.02%) Java 8
12 3 (1.02%) PowerShell
13 2 (0.68%) Dart
13 2 (0.68%) Objective-C
14 1 (0.34%) C++
Qualifications
1 15 (5.08%) Degree
2 3 (1.02%) HND
3 2 (0.68%) Master's Degree
4 1 (0.34%) Computer Science Degree
4 1 (0.34%) DBS Check
4 1 (0.34%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (4.07%) QA
2 5 (1.69%) WCAG
3 3 (1.02%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 44 (14.92%) Docker
Systems Management
1 16 (5.42%) Kubernetes
2 2 (0.68%) Ansible
2 2 (0.68%) Istio
3 1 (0.34%) Puppet
3 1 (0.34%) Rundeck
3 1 (0.34%) Salt
Vendors
1 35 (11.86%) Microsoft
2 19 (6.44%) Oracle
3 7 (2.37%) Informatica
4 6 (2.03%) Zend
5 4 (1.36%) Sybase
6 3 (1.02%) Atlassian
6 3 (1.02%) Sun
7 1 (0.34%) Cisco
7 1 (0.34%) Databricks
7 1 (0.34%) Nintex
7 1 (0.34%) Salesforce.com
7 1 (0.34%) SaltStack
7 1 (0.34%) SAP
7 1 (0.34%) T-Plan
7 1 (0.34%) UiPath
7 1 (0.34%) WooCommerce
7 1 (0.34%) Xamarin