Period
to 21 September 2019

The median annual salary for a Developer was £42,250 in advertised job vacancies in the North East during the 6 months to 21 September 2019.

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
21 Sep 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 3 1 1
Rank change year-on-year -2 0 0
Permanent jobs requiring a Developer 268 476 339
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North East 22.56% 31.95% 29.45%
As % of the Job Titles category 23.12% 32.76% 30.54%
Number of salaries quoted 186 374 305
North East median annual salary £42,250 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.63% +6.67% +1.35%
10th Percentile £27,500 £27,500 £23,750
90th Percentile £55,853 £55,000 £51,250
England median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £46,250
% change year-on-year - +8.11% +1.65%

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 1,159 1,453 1,110
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 97.56% 97.52% 96.44%
Number of salaries quoted 846 1,173 946
North East median annual salary £40,500 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +1.25% +6.67% -2.60%
10th Percentile £25,000 £21,000 £22,500
90th Percentile £60,000 £62,500 £57,250
England median annual salary £51,000 £50,000 £48,500
% change year-on-year +2.00% +3.09% +2.11%

Developer
Job Vacancy Trend in the North East

Job postings that featured Developer in the job title as a percentage 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

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Developer in the North East.

Salary trend for Developer in the North East

Developer
Salary Histogram in the North East

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Developer in the North East over the 6 months to 21 September 2019.

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 21 September 2019. 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 -1 203 £42,943 +1.64% 93
Durham -3 63 £37,500 - 32
Northumberland -1 1 £35,000 -22.22% 3
Developer
England

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

For the 6 months to 21 September 2019, 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.

1 130 (48.51%) JavaScript
2 127 (47.39%) .NET
3 118 (44.03%) C#
4 100 (37.31%) Agile Software Development
5 86 (32.09%) CSS
6 78 (29.10%) HTML
7 68 (25.37%) SQL
8 62 (23.13%) Java
9 61 (22.76%) SQL Server
10 60 (22.39%) Degree
11 59 (22.01%) PHP
12 56 (20.90%) AngularJS
13 52 (19.40%) Scrum
14 49 (18.28%) ASP.NET
15 48 (17.91%) MVC
16 43 (16.04%) TDD
16 43 (16.04%) jQuery
17 41 (15.30%) Computer Science
18 39 (14.55%) Software Engineering
18 39 (14.55%) Azure
19 38 (14.18%) Microsoft
20 37 (13.81%) MySQL
20 37 (13.81%) Git (software)
21 34 (12.69%) SaaS
21 34 (12.69%) Laravel
22 29 (10.82%) Apex Code
22 29 (10.82%) Visualforce
22 29 (10.82%) Salesforce.com
23 28 (10.45%) ASP.NET MVC
23 28 (10.45%) HTML5

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 12 (4.48%) NServiceBus
2 9 (3.36%) SharePoint
3 7 (2.61%) WordPress
4 6 (2.24%) Apache Spark
5 4 (1.49%) Mule ESB
6 3 (1.12%) CMS
6 3 (1.12%) IIS
7 2 (0.75%) Drupal
7 2 (0.75%) SharePoint 2010
7 2 (0.75%) Tomcat
8 1 (0.37%) Apache
8 1 (0.37%) Umbraco
8 1 (0.37%) WebLogic
8 1 (0.37%) WebSphere
Applications
1 5 (1.87%) Microsoft Excel
1 5 (1.87%) Sketch
2 2 (0.75%) Adobe Illustrator
2 2 (0.75%) InDesign
2 2 (0.75%) InfoPath
2 2 (0.75%) Photoshop
2 2 (0.75%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 4 (1.49%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (1.12%) Magento
3 2 (0.75%) Maximo
4 1 (0.37%) Oracle Applications
4 1 (0.37%) Oracle Assets
4 1 (0.37%) Oracle Financials
4 1 (0.37%) Oracle Payables
4 1 (0.37%) Oracle Receivables
4 1 (0.37%) SAP BPC
4 1 (0.37%) SAP S/4HANA
4 1 (0.37%) SDL Web 8
Cloud Services
1 39 (14.55%) Azure
2 34 (12.69%) SaaS
3 14 (5.22%) Power Platform
4 7 (2.61%) Salesforce Service Cloud
5 5 (1.87%) Office 365
6 4 (1.49%) Dynamics 365
7 3 (1.12%) AWS
8 2 (0.75%) GitHub
8 2 (0.75%) PowerApps
9 1 (0.37%) Cloud Computing
9 1 (0.37%) NuGet
9 1 (0.37%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 3 (1.12%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 61 (22.76%) SQL Server
2 37 (13.81%) MySQL
3 15 (5.60%) Relational Database
4 13 (4.85%) Power BI
4 13 (4.85%) Redis
5 12 (4.48%) PostgreSQL
6 11 (4.10%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 9 (3.36%) Oracle Database
8 8 (2.99%) Data Warehouse
8 8 (2.99%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 5 (1.87%) MongoDB
10 4 (1.49%) Big Data
10 4 (1.49%) Data Lake
10 4 (1.49%) Hadoop
10 4 (1.49%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 3 (1.12%) NoSQL
11 3 (1.12%) Oracle Reports
12 2 (0.75%) Crystal Reports
12 2 (0.75%) Spark SQL
12 2 (0.75%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 37 (13.81%) Git (software)
2 10 (3.73%) Team Foundation Server
3 6 (2.24%) Mercurial
4 5 (1.87%) JUnit
4 5 (1.87%) Maven
5 4 (1.49%) Bitbucket
5 4 (1.49%) ERwin
6 3 (1.12%) JIRA
6 3 (1.12%) Oracle Forms
6 3 (1.12%) Subversion
6 3 (1.12%) Visual Studio
7 1 (0.37%) Eclipse
7 1 (0.37%) FogBugz
7 1 (0.37%) Gradle
7 1 (0.37%) IntelliJ
7 1 (0.37%) LSMW
7 1 (0.37%) Mocha
7 1 (0.37%) MSBuild
7 1 (0.37%) NUnit
7 1 (0.37%) Oracle APEX
General
1 21 (7.84%) Marketing
2 9 (3.36%) Legal
3 8 (2.99%) Local Government
4 6 (2.24%) Public Sector
5 5 (1.87%) Automotive
5 5 (1.87%) Finance
6 1 (0.37%) Advertising
6 1 (0.37%) Games
6 1 (0.37%) Retail
6 1 (0.37%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 127 (47.39%) .NET
2 86 (32.09%) CSS
3 78 (29.10%) HTML
4 56 (20.90%) AngularJS
5 49 (18.28%) ASP.NET
6 43 (16.04%) jQuery
7 34 (12.69%) Laravel
8 29 (10.82%) Visualforce
9 28 (10.45%) ASP.NET MVC
9 28 (10.45%) HTML5
10 26 (9.70%) CSS3
10 26 (9.70%) REST
11 25 (9.33%) ASP.NET Web API
12 24 (8.96%) .NET Framework
13 21 (7.84%) Backbone.js
13 21 (7.84%) Twitter Bootstrap
14 20 (7.46%) React
15 18 (6.72%) Vue.js
16 16 (5.97%) JSON
17 15 (5.60%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 27 (10.07%) Analytical Skills
2 25 (9.33%) Mobile App
3 11 (4.10%) User Experience
4 10 (3.73%) Management Information System
4 10 (3.73%) Self-Motivation
5 8 (2.99%) Driving Licence
6 7 (2.61%) Enterprise Software
6 7 (2.61%) Life Science
7 3 (1.12%) FMCG
7 3 (1.12%) Greenfield Project
8 2 (0.75%) Algorithms
8 2 (0.75%) Data Structures
8 2 (0.75%) e-Learning
8 2 (0.75%) Robotics
8 2 (0.75%) VLE
9 1 (0.37%) Client/Server
9 1 (0.37%) Kindle
9 1 (0.37%) NHS
9 1 (0.37%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 14 (5.22%) Windows
2 9 (3.36%) Android
3 5 (1.87%) Linux
3 5 (1.87%) Unix
4 3 (1.12%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 100 (37.31%) Agile Software Development
2 52 (19.40%) Scrum
3 48 (17.91%) MVC
4 43 (16.04%) TDD
5 41 (15.30%) Computer Science
6 39 (14.55%) Software Engineering
7 28 (10.45%) Architectural Design
7 28 (10.45%) Front End Development
8 21 (7.84%) Continuous Integration
8 21 (7.84%) Problem-Solving
8 21 (7.84%) Web Application Development
9 20 (7.46%) Mentoring
10 19 (7.09%) Business Intelligence
10 19 (7.09%) E-Commerce
11 17 (6.34%) Test Automation
12 16 (5.97%) Analytics
12 16 (5.97%) Unit Testing
13 15 (5.60%) Microservices
14 14 (5.22%) Project Management
14 14 (5.22%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 130 (48.51%) JavaScript
2 118 (44.03%) C#
3 68 (25.37%) SQL
4 62 (23.13%) Java
5 59 (22.01%) PHP
6 29 (10.82%) Apex Code
7 21 (7.84%) TypeScript
8 19 (7.09%) Python
9 14 (5.22%) PL/SQL
10 13 (4.85%) T-SQL
11 10 (3.73%) Scala
12 8 (2.99%) VBA
13 5 (1.87%) VB.NET
14 4 (1.49%) Lua
14 4 (1.49%) Ruby
14 4 (1.49%) Shell Script
14 4 (1.49%) VB
15 3 (1.12%) C++
15 3 (1.12%) PowerShell
16 1 (0.37%) C
Qualifications
1 60 (22.39%) Degree
2 6 (2.24%) Computer Science Degree
2 6 (2.24%) DBS Check
3 2 (0.75%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (5.22%) QA
2 1 (0.37%) GDPR
System Software
1 2 (0.75%) Docker
Systems Management
1 7 (2.61%) Single Sign-On
2 2 (0.75%) Oozie
Vendors
1 38 (14.18%) Microsoft
2 29 (10.82%) Salesforce.com
3 25 (9.33%) Oracle
4 21 (7.84%) Sage
5 8 (2.99%) iManage
6 7 (2.61%) WorldPay
7 5 (1.87%) Kofax
7 5 (1.87%) Zend
8 4 (1.49%) Informatica
8 4 (1.49%) Talend
9 3 (1.12%) SAP
9 3 (1.12%) WooCommerce
10 2 (0.75%) ABBYY
10 2 (0.75%) Adobe
10 2 (0.75%) Blackboard
10 2 (0.75%) Cloudera
10 2 (0.75%) Hortonworks
10 2 (0.75%) Nintex
10 2 (0.75%) Tableau
10 2 (0.75%) Xamarin