Period
to 26 July 2021

The median annual salary for a Developer was £42,500 in advertised job vacancies in the North East during the 6 months to 26 July 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
26 Jul 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 2 2 2
Rank change year-on-year 0 0 -1
Permanent jobs requiring a Developer 328 208 289
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the North East 28.13% 25.77% 23.27%
As % of the Job Titles category 30.45% 26.46% 23.90%
Number of salaries quoted 278 186 216
10th Percentile £30,000 £26,000 £27,250
25th Percentile £32,500 £32,563 £32,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £42,500 £42,500 £42,500
75th Percentile £57,500 £48,750 £50,000
90th Percentile £65,000 £52,500 £55,000
England median annual salary £55,000 £55,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year - +10.00% -

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 1,077 786 1,209
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 92.37% 97.40% 97.34%
Number of salaries quoted 841 657 915
10th Percentile £26,250 £24,400 £23,911
25th Percentile £32,500 £31,500 £31,250
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £45,000 £40,000 £40,000
Median % change year-on-year +12.50% - -
75th Percentile £56,500 £51,250 £51,740
90th Percentile £65,000 £61,550 £62,000
England median annual salary £55,000 £55,000 £52,000
% change year-on-year - +5.77% +4.00%

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 26 July 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 26 July 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 0 262 £45,000 +2.27% 142
Durham -1 52 £35,000 -11.39% 17
Northumberland - 4 £41,697 - 3
Cleveland - 3 £31,000 -
Developer
England

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

For the 6 months to 26 July 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.

1 141 (42.99%) SQL
2 140 (42.68%) Agile Software Development
3 126 (38.41%) JavaScript
3 126 (38.41%) .NET
4 111 (33.84%) C#
5 96 (29.27%) AWS
6 95 (28.96%) Azure
7 88 (26.83%) Software Engineering
8 76 (23.17%) .NET Core
9 70 (21.34%) Docker
10 68 (20.73%) SQL Server
11 64 (19.51%) CSS
12 63 (19.21%) Microservices
13 62 (18.90%) HTML
14 60 (18.29%) Java
15 58 (17.68%) T-SQL
15 58 (17.68%) React
16 54 (16.46%) Finance
17 51 (15.55%) Mentoring
18 50 (15.24%) Microsoft
19 48 (14.63%) Spring
20 45 (13.72%) API Development
21 44 (13.41%) Linux
22 43 (13.11%) OO
22 43 (13.11%) DevOps
23 42 (12.80%) OOP
24 41 (12.50%) Git (software)
24 41 (12.50%) AngularJS
25 39 (11.89%) RESTful
25 39 (11.89%) PHP

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 (1.83%) Tomcat
2 5 (1.52%) SharePoint
3 3 (0.91%) nginx
4 2 (0.61%) CMS
4 2 (0.61%) Confluence
4 2 (0.61%) Umbraco
5 1 (0.30%) BizTalk Server
5 1 (0.30%) Elasticsearch
5 1 (0.30%) IIS
Applications
1 5 (1.52%) Microsoft Excel
2 3 (0.91%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 1 (0.30%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (0.30%) Sentinel
Cloud Services
1 96 (29.27%) AWS
2 95 (28.96%) Azure
3 22 (6.71%) Power Platform
4 21 (6.40%) SaaS
5 9 (2.74%) Matillion
5 9 (2.74%) Snowflake
6 7 (2.13%) GCP
7 6 (1.83%) AWS Lambda
7 6 (1.83%) GitHub
7 6 (1.83%) Serverless
8 5 (1.52%) Azure Service Fabric
9 4 (1.22%) Azure Data Factory
9 4 (1.22%) Azure Synapse Analytics
9 4 (1.22%) Dynamics 365
9 4 (1.22%) Microsoft 365
9 4 (1.22%) PaaS
9 4 (1.22%) Power Automate
9 4 (1.22%) PowerApps
10 3 (0.91%) Amazon S3
10 3 (0.91%) npm
Communications & Networking
1 5 (1.52%) SNMP
2 1 (0.30%) SAN
2 1 (0.30%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 68 (20.73%) SQL Server
2 32 (9.76%) NoSQL
3 25 (7.62%) MySQL
4 19 (5.79%) Power BI
5 16 (4.88%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 14 (4.27%) Data Warehouse
6 14 (4.27%) MongoDB
6 14 (4.27%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 12 (3.66%) PostgreSQL
8 9 (2.74%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 7 (2.13%) Relational Database
10 6 (1.83%) Amazon DynamoDB
11 5 (1.52%) Amazon RDS
11 5 (1.52%) RDBMS
12 4 (1.22%) Data Mining
12 4 (1.22%) Oracle Database
12 4 (1.22%) Star Schema
13 3 (0.91%) Redis
14 2 (0.61%) Crystal Reports
14 2 (0.61%) Tableau
Development Applications
1 41 (12.50%) Git (software)
2 30 (9.15%) Jenkins
3 29 (8.84%) Maven
4 28 (8.54%) JUnit
5 7 (2.13%) JIRA
6 6 (1.83%) Moq
6 6 (1.83%) MSTest
6 6 (1.83%) NUnit
6 6 (1.83%) Postman
6 6 (1.83%) Rhino Mocks
7 5 (1.52%) Subversion
8 3 (0.91%) Cypress.io
8 3 (0.91%) Travis CI
9 2 (0.61%) GitLab
9 2 (0.61%) Gradle
9 2 (0.61%) TeamCity
9 2 (0.61%) Visual Studio
9 2 (0.61%) webpack
10 1 (0.30%) gulp
10 1 (0.30%) minitest
General
1 54 (16.46%) Finance
2 30 (9.15%) Social Skills
3 15 (4.57%) Public Sector
4 10 (3.05%) Analytical Skills
5 6 (1.83%) Games
5 6 (1.83%) Legal
5 6 (1.83%) Military
6 5 (1.52%) Manufacturing
7 3 (0.91%) Law
7 3 (0.91%) Retail
8 2 (0.61%) Electronics
8 2 (0.61%) Inclusion and Diversity
8 2 (0.61%) Local Government
8 2 (0.61%) Organisational Skills
9 1 (0.30%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 126 (38.41%) .NET
2 76 (23.17%) .NET Core
3 64 (19.51%) CSS
4 62 (18.90%) HTML
5 58 (17.68%) React
6 48 (14.63%) Spring
7 41 (12.50%) AngularJS
8 39 (11.89%) RESTful
9 33 (10.06%) Web Services
10 31 (9.45%) REST
11 30 (9.15%) Spring Boot
12 25 (7.62%) Node.js
13 21 (6.40%) jQuery
14 16 (4.88%) CSS3
14 16 (4.88%) HTML5
15 13 (3.96%) Symfony
16 12 (3.66%) Redux
17 11 (3.35%) ASP.NET
17 11 (3.35%) Kafka
18 10 (3.05%) Vue.js
Miscellaneous
1 28 (8.54%) Legacy Systems
2 21 (6.40%) Greenfield Project
3 15 (4.57%) User Experience
4 8 (2.44%) Self-Motivation
5 7 (2.13%) Blog
5 7 (2.13%) Management Information System
5 7 (2.13%) Mobile App
6 6 (1.83%) Enterprise Software
7 5 (1.52%) N-Tier
8 4 (1.22%) Legacy Code
9 2 (0.61%) Driving Licence
9 2 (0.61%) iPad
10 1 (0.30%) Data Protection Act
10 1 (0.30%) Data Structures
10 1 (0.30%) HoloLens
10 1 (0.30%) Oculus Rift
10 1 (0.30%) Renewable Energy
10 1 (0.30%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 44 (13.41%) Linux
2 5 (1.52%) Android
3 4 (1.22%) Apple iOS
4 2 (0.61%) Debian
4 2 (0.61%) Ubuntu
5 1 (0.30%) Mac OS X
5 1 (0.30%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 140 (42.68%) Agile Software Development
2 88 (26.83%) Software Engineering
3 63 (19.21%) Microservices
4 51 (15.55%) Mentoring
5 45 (13.72%) API Development
6 43 (13.11%) DevOps
6 43 (13.11%) OO
7 42 (12.80%) OOP
8 34 (10.37%) MVC
9 31 (9.45%) Business Intelligence
9 31 (9.45%) Scrum
10 26 (7.93%) Fintech
11 25 (7.62%) TDD
12 23 (7.01%) Problem-Solving
12 23 (7.01%) Web Development
13 22 (6.71%) Clean Code
13 22 (6.71%) ETL
14 20 (6.10%) Front End Development
14 20 (6.10%) SDLC
15 19 (5.79%) Infrastructure as Code
Programming Languages
1 141 (42.99%) SQL
2 126 (38.41%) JavaScript
3 111 (33.84%) C#
4 60 (18.29%) Java
5 58 (17.68%) T-SQL
6 39 (11.89%) PHP
7 32 (9.76%) TypeScript
8 15 (4.57%) Python
9 11 (3.35%) Go
10 6 (1.83%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
11 5 (1.52%) Ruby
12 4 (1.22%) Kotlin
13 3 (0.91%) ES6
13 3 (0.91%) Scala
14 2 (0.61%) C
14 2 (0.61%) Dart
14 2 (0.61%) Java 11
14 2 (0.61%) VB
15 1 (0.30%) Apple Swift
15 1 (0.30%) ES7
Qualifications
1 15 (4.57%) Degree
2 3 (0.91%) HND
2 3 (0.91%) Master's Degree
3 2 (0.61%) AWS Certification
4 1 (0.30%) Computer Science Degree
4 1 (0.30%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (4.27%) QA
2 5 (1.52%) Accessibility
3 3 (0.91%) WCAG
4 1 (0.30%) Data Quality
System Software
1 70 (21.34%) Docker
Systems Management
1 31 (9.45%) Kubernetes
2 5 (1.52%) Terraform
3 2 (0.61%) Istio
3 2 (0.61%) MIIS
3 2 (0.61%) Packer
Vendors
1 50 (15.24%) Microsoft
2 30 (9.15%) Oracle
3 13 (3.96%) Zend
4 8 (2.44%) Informatica
4 8 (2.44%) Xamarin
5 6 (1.83%) Remedy
5 6 (1.83%) ServiceNow
6 5 (1.52%) Sybase
7 4 (1.22%) Apple
8 3 (0.91%) Netlify
8 3 (0.91%) Sun
9 1 (0.30%) Google
9 1 (0.30%) Nintex
9 1 (0.30%) Salesforce.com
9 1 (0.30%) SAP
9 1 (0.30%) T-Plan