Period
to 25 January 2022

The median annual salary for a Developer was £42,500 in advertised job vacancies in the North East during the 6 months to 25 January 2022.

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
25 Jan 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 2 1 2
Rank change year-on-year -1 +1 0
Permanent jobs requiring a Developer 327 319 293
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the North East 24.46% 34.04% 23.18%
As % of the Job Titles category 26.72% 34.98% 23.72%
Number of salaries quoted 251 300 234
10th Percentile £31,250 £28,750 £28,750
25th Percentile £33,250 £33,750 £33,750
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £42,500 £45,000 £40,000
Median % change year-on-year -5.56% +12.50% -
75th Percentile £55,000 £55,000 £47,000
90th Percentile £62,500 £62,500 £50,000
England median annual salary £60,000 £55,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year +9.09% +4.76% +5.00%

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 1,224 912 1,235
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 91.55% 97.33% 97.71%
Number of salaries quoted 902 777 898
10th Percentile £23,275 £27,500 £24,000
25th Percentile £31,750 £33,750 £31,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £42,500 £45,000 £40,000
Median % change year-on-year -5.56% +12.50% -3.03%
75th Percentile £56,250 £57,500 £50,000
90th Percentile £67,500 £65,000 £60,000
England median annual salary £60,000 £55,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year +9.09% +4.76% +1.94%

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 25 January 2022.

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 25 January 2022. 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
Jobs
Tyne and Wear -1 244 £45,000 -5.26% 111
Durham -3 61 £35,000 -6.67% 12
Northumberland +2 10 £29,848 - 3
Cleveland - 1 £40,000 -
Developer
England

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

For the 6 months to 25 January 2022, 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.

1 183 (55.96%) JavaScript
2 152 (46.48%) C#
3 119 (36.39%) .NET
4 118 (36.09%) Agile Software Development
5 106 (32.42%) HTML
6 99 (30.28%) SQL
7 95 (29.05%) CSS
8 88 (26.91%) Java
9 82 (25.08%) .NET Core
10 80 (24.46%) Linux
11 79 (24.16%) Git (software)
12 77 (23.55%) AWS
13 76 (23.24%) Azure
14 72 (22.02%) Oracle
15 71 (21.71%) OO
16 65 (19.88%) OOP
17 63 (19.27%) Microsoft
18 61 (18.65%) Mentoring
19 57 (17.43%) Software Engineering
19 57 (17.43%) jQuery
20 56 (17.13%) PHP
21 54 (16.51%) Docker
22 53 (16.21%) SQL Server
22 53 (16.21%) MVC
22 53 (16.21%) HTML5
23 51 (15.60%) Python
24 50 (15.29%) CSS3
25 48 (14.68%) React
25 48 (14.68%) Problem-Solving
26 47 (14.37%) AngularJS

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 10 (3.06%) Tomcat
2 9 (2.75%) nginx
3 8 (2.45%) JBoss
4 4 (1.22%) CMS
5 3 (0.92%) Confluence
5 3 (0.92%) Kentico
5 3 (0.92%) Sitecore CMS
5 3 (0.92%) Umbraco
6 2 (0.61%) Apache
6 2 (0.61%) IBM Domino
7 1 (0.31%) BizTalk Server
7 1 (0.31%) Drupal
7 1 (0.31%) Elasticsearch
7 1 (0.31%) SharePoint
Applications
1 13 (3.98%) Adobe XD
2 2 (0.61%) Spreadsheet
3 1 (0.31%) Microsoft Excel
3 1 (0.31%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 2 (0.61%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 77 (23.55%) AWS
2 76 (23.24%) Azure
3 16 (4.89%) npm
4 13 (3.98%) Power Platform
5 8 (2.45%) OpenShift
6 7 (2.14%) Apigee
6 7 (2.14%) GitHub
7 6 (1.83%) Google Ads
8 5 (1.53%) Matillion
8 5 (1.53%) PaaS
8 5 (1.53%) SaaS
8 5 (1.53%) Snowflake
9 4 (1.22%) IaaS
10 2 (0.61%) Amazon ECS
10 2 (0.61%) Amazon S3
10 2 (0.61%) AWS CloudFormation
10 2 (0.61%) BrowserStack
10 2 (0.61%) Cloud Computing
10 2 (0.61%) GitHub Actions
10 2 (0.61%) Salesforce Service Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 6 (1.83%) SSH
2 1 (0.31%) FTP
2 1 (0.31%) HTTP
2 1 (0.31%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 53 (16.21%) SQL Server
2 40 (12.23%) MySQL
3 13 (3.98%) NoSQL
3 13 (3.98%) Power BI
4 12 (3.67%) Data Warehouse
4 12 (3.67%) Oracle Database
4 12 (3.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 11 (3.36%) Relational Database
5 11 (3.36%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 8 (2.45%) PostgreSQL
7 4 (1.22%) OLAP
7 4 (1.22%) Oracle OLAP
7 4 (1.22%) Oracle Reports
7 4 (1.22%) SQL Server 2016
7 4 (1.22%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 4 (1.22%) SSDT
8 3 (0.92%) Redis
9 2 (0.61%) MongoDB
9 2 (0.61%) RDBMS
9 2 (0.61%) Tableau
Development Applications
1 79 (24.16%) Git (software)
2 19 (5.81%) webpack
3 14 (4.28%) Jenkins
4 13 (3.98%) Maven
5 9 (2.75%) JUnit
6 7 (2.14%) Mercurial
6 7 (2.14%) Storybook
6 7 (2.14%) Subversion
6 7 (2.14%) Visual Studio
7 5 (1.53%) JIRA
8 4 (1.22%) PHPUnit
8 4 (1.22%) Team Foundation Server
8 4 (1.22%) VSS/SourceSafe
9 3 (0.92%) Bitbucket
9 3 (0.92%) Cypress.io
9 3 (0.92%) Gradle
9 3 (0.92%) Oracle APEX
10 2 (0.61%) Grunt
10 2 (0.61%) gulp
10 2 (0.61%) Vagrant
General
1 46 (14.07%) Finance
2 41 (12.54%) Social Skills
3 12 (3.67%) Inclusion and Diversity
3 12 (3.67%) Public Sector
4 9 (2.75%) Retail
5 8 (2.45%) Marketing
6 7 (2.14%) Games
7 5 (1.53%) Analytical Skills
8 3 (0.92%) Local Government
8 3 (0.92%) Manufacturing
9 2 (0.61%) Automotive
9 2 (0.61%) Banking
9 2 (0.61%) Organisational Skills
9 2 (0.61%) Pharmaceutical
9 2 (0.61%) Presentation Skills
10 1 (0.31%) Advertising
10 1 (0.31%) Back Office
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 119 (36.39%) .NET
2 106 (32.42%) HTML
3 95 (29.05%) CSS
4 82 (25.08%) .NET Core
5 57 (17.43%) jQuery
6 53 (16.21%) HTML5
7 50 (15.29%) CSS3
8 48 (14.68%) React
9 47 (14.37%) AngularJS
10 37 (11.31%) Laravel
11 33 (10.09%) Java SE
12 32 (9.79%) Symfony
13 30 (9.17%) Spring
14 28 (8.56%) Doctrine
14 28 (8.56%) Zend Framework
15 24 (7.34%) Node.js
16 19 (5.81%) RESTful
16 19 (5.81%) Sass
17 18 (5.50%) Spring Boot
17 18 (5.50%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 36 (11.01%) Data Structures
2 28 (8.56%) Data Protection Act
3 25 (7.65%) User Experience
4 18 (5.50%) Self-Motivation
5 16 (4.89%) Legacy Systems
6 13 (3.98%) Greenfield Project
7 7 (2.14%) SWIFT
8 6 (1.83%) Tandem
9 4 (1.22%) Management Information System
10 3 (0.92%) e-Learning
10 3 (0.92%) Enterprise Software
10 3 (0.92%) Virtual Team
11 2 (0.61%) Cloud Native
11 2 (0.61%) iPhone
11 2 (0.61%) NHS
11 2 (0.61%) Photography
11 2 (0.61%) Podcast
11 2 (0.61%) Smartphone
11 2 (0.61%) Social Media
12 1 (0.31%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 80 (24.46%) Linux
2 28 (8.56%) Debian
2 28 (8.56%) Ubuntu
3 13 (3.98%) Unix
4 3 (0.92%) Windows
5 2 (0.61%) Android
5 2 (0.61%) Apple iOS
6 1 (0.31%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 118 (36.09%) Agile Software Development
2 71 (21.71%) OO
3 65 (19.88%) OOP
4 61 (18.65%) Mentoring
5 57 (17.43%) Software Engineering
6 53 (16.21%) MVC
7 48 (14.68%) Problem-Solving
8 47 (14.37%) Scrum
9 38 (11.62%) Full Stack Development
10 35 (10.70%) Functional Programming
11 32 (9.79%) Microservices
12 30 (9.17%) OO PHP
13 28 (8.56%) Data Protection
14 26 (7.95%) Clean Code
15 23 (7.03%) Front End Development
16 22 (6.73%) DevOps
16 22 (6.73%) Infrastructure as Code
16 22 (6.73%) Product Requirements
17 20 (6.12%) SDLC
17 20 (6.12%) Sprint Planning
Programming Languages
1 183 (55.96%) JavaScript
2 152 (46.48%) C#
3 99 (30.28%) SQL
4 88 (26.91%) Java
5 56 (17.13%) PHP
6 51 (15.60%) Python
7 40 (12.23%) T-SQL
8 33 (10.09%) Java 8
9 32 (9.79%) VB.NET
10 24 (7.34%) TypeScript
11 22 (6.73%) Ruby
12 17 (5.20%) C++
13 16 (4.89%) Scala
14 14 (4.28%) R
15 10 (3.06%) Perl
16 9 (2.75%) Apple Swift
16 9 (2.75%) Dart
16 9 (2.75%) MATLAB
16 9 (2.75%) Objective-C
16 9 (2.75%) Pascal
Qualifications
1 33 (10.09%) CIW
1 33 (10.09%) OCA
1 33 (10.09%) OCP
1 33 (10.09%) Oracle Certification
2 16 (4.89%) Degree
3 7 (2.14%) HND
4 2 (0.61%) ISTQB
4 2 (0.61%) SC Cleared
4 2 (0.61%) Security Cleared
4 2 (0.61%) TOGAF Certification
5 1 (0.31%) Computer Science Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (4.89%) Accessibility
2 13 (3.98%) WCAG
3 7 (2.14%) QA
4 4 (1.22%) GDPR
5 1 (0.31%) SLA
System Software
1 54 (16.51%) Docker
2 2 (0.61%) Varnish
2 2 (0.61%) VirtualBox
3 1 (0.31%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 26 (7.95%) Kubernetes
2 2 (0.61%) Terraform
3 1 (0.31%) Ansible
3 1 (0.31%) Oracle RMAN
Vendors
1 72 (22.02%) Oracle
2 63 (19.27%) Microsoft
3 28 (8.56%) Zend
4 16 (4.89%) Salesforce.com
5 15 (4.59%) Adobe
6 6 (1.83%) Google
7 4 (1.22%) ServiceNow
7 4 (1.22%) Sitecore
8 2 (0.61%) Apple
8 2 (0.61%) New Relic
8 2 (0.61%) Red Hat
9 1 (0.31%) IBM
9 1 (0.31%) Informatica
9 1 (0.31%) SAP