Period
to 19 February 2020

The median annual salary for a Developer was £40,500 in advertised job vacancies in the North East during the 6 months to 19 February 2020.

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
19 Feb 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 2 2 1
Rank change year-on-year 0 -1 0
Permanent jobs requiring a Developer 301 344 544
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North East 23.50% 25.39% 31.19%
As % of the Job Titles category 24.04% 27.02% 31.92%
Number of salaries quoted 252 285 481
North East median annual salary £40,500 £40,000 £35,690
Median salary % change year-on-year +1.25% +12.08% -4.27%
10th Percentile £28,750 £28,050 £26,000
90th Percentile £50,000 £60,000 £55,000
England median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year +5.00% +5.26% +5.56%

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 1,252 1,273 1,704
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 97.74% 93.95% 97.71%
Number of salaries quoted 915 1,009 1,472
North East median annual salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.75% - +12.68%
10th Percentile £23,750 £25,000 £22,500
90th Percentile £61,606 £65,000 £62,500
England median annual salary £52,500 £51,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +2.94% +2.00% +5.26%

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 19 February 2020.

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 19 February 2020. 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 0 205 £45,000 +3.45% 100
Durham +2 92 £36,404 +4.01% 41
Teesside - 2 £42,500 -
Developer
England

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

For the 6 months to 19 February 2020, 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.

1 168 (55.81%) JavaScript
2 118 (39.20%) HTML
3 116 (38.54%) CSS
4 105 (34.88%) Agile Software Development
5 99 (32.89%) PHP
6 93 (30.90%) .NET
7 88 (29.24%) C#
8 82 (27.24%) MVC
9 69 (22.92%) MySQL
10 68 (22.59%) SQL
11 60 (19.93%) REST
12 58 (19.27%) AngularJS
13 55 (18.27%) E-Commerce
14 45 (14.95%) SaaS
15 44 (14.62%) SQL Server
15 44 (14.62%) ASP.NET
15 44 (14.62%) Sass
16 43 (14.29%) Mobile App
16 43 (14.29%) Laravel
16 43 (14.29%) jQuery
17 42 (13.95%) Git (software)
18 36 (11.96%) Symfony
19 35 (11.63%) Azure
19 35 (11.63%) Microsoft
20 33 (10.96%) Business Intelligence
20 33 (10.96%) OO
20 33 (10.96%) Greenfield Project
21 32 (10.63%) React
21 32 (10.63%) QA
21 32 (10.63%) Web Development

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 8 (2.66%) CMS
2 7 (2.33%) EPiServer
2 7 (2.33%) Umbraco
3 6 (1.99%) Sitecore CMS
4 4 (1.33%) WordPress
5 1 (0.33%) Drupal
5 1 (0.33%) SharePoint
5 1 (0.33%) Tomcat
Applications
1 4 (1.33%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (0.33%) Adobe Illustrator
2 1 (0.33%) InDesign
2 1 (0.33%) Photoshop
2 1 (0.33%) Sketch
Business Applications
1 29 (9.63%) Magento
2 21 (6.98%) Shopify
3 5 (1.66%) Oracle Applications
4 1 (0.33%) Oracle Assets
4 1 (0.33%) Oracle Financials
4 1 (0.33%) Oracle Payables
4 1 (0.33%) Oracle Receivables
Cloud Services
1 45 (14.95%) SaaS
2 35 (11.63%) Azure
3 19 (6.31%) Power Platform
4 9 (2.99%) AWS
5 5 (1.66%) npm
6 4 (1.33%) GitHub
7 2 (0.66%) Cloud Computing
8 1 (0.33%) Dynamics 365
8 1 (0.33%) GCP
8 1 (0.33%) Office 365
8 1 (0.33%) PaaS
8 1 (0.33%) PowerApps
8 1 (0.33%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 8 (2.66%) SSL
2 1 (0.33%) Extranet
2 1 (0.33%) Internet
2 1 (0.33%) Intranet
2 1 (0.33%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 69 (22.92%) MySQL
2 44 (14.62%) SQL Server
3 24 (7.97%) PostgreSQL
3 24 (7.97%) Redis
4 19 (6.31%) Power BI
5 10 (3.32%) Data Warehouse
6 9 (2.99%) Relational Database
7 7 (2.33%) Data Mining
8 6 (1.99%) SQL Server 2008
8 6 (1.99%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 4 (1.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 3 (1.00%) Oracle Database
11 2 (0.66%) MongoDB
11 2 (0.66%) NoSQL
11 2 (0.66%) Oracle Database 12c
11 2 (0.66%) Oracle ODI
11 2 (0.66%) Oracle OWB
11 2 (0.66%) SQL Server 2016
12 1 (0.33%) Oracle Reports
12 1 (0.33%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 42 (13.95%) Git (software)
2 13 (4.32%) Babel
2 13 (4.32%) webpack
3 12 (3.99%) JIRA
4 11 (3.65%) PHPUnit
5 9 (2.99%) Mercurial
6 6 (1.99%) JIRA Agile
7 4 (1.33%) JUnit
8 3 (1.00%) Apache Ivy
8 3 (1.00%) Subversion
9 2 (0.66%) Grunt
9 2 (0.66%) gulp
9 2 (0.66%) Visual Studio
10 1 (0.33%) Atlassian Bamboo
10 1 (0.33%) C++Builder
10 1 (0.33%) GitLab
10 1 (0.33%) Oracle APEX
10 1 (0.33%) Oracle Forms
10 1 (0.33%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
10 1 (0.33%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 29 (9.63%) Marketing
2 20 (6.64%) Retail
3 12 (3.99%) Public Sector
4 10 (3.32%) Finance
5 7 (2.33%) Billing
6 5 (1.66%) Banking
7 3 (1.00%) Local Government
8 2 (0.66%) Publishing
9 1 (0.33%) Aerospace
9 1 (0.33%) Automotive
9 1 (0.33%) Electronics
9 1 (0.33%) Games
9 1 (0.33%) Legal
9 1 (0.33%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 118 (39.20%) HTML
2 116 (38.54%) CSS
3 93 (30.90%) .NET
4 60 (19.93%) REST
5 58 (19.27%) AngularJS
6 44 (14.62%) ASP.NET
6 44 (14.62%) Sass
7 43 (14.29%) jQuery
7 43 (14.29%) Laravel
8 36 (11.96%) Symfony
9 32 (10.63%) React
10 31 (10.30%) Redux
11 30 (9.97%) ASP.NET MVC
12 28 (9.30%) HTML5
12 28 (9.30%) Twitter Bootstrap
13 26 (8.64%) ASP.NET Web API
13 26 (8.64%) SOAP
14 25 (8.31%) Web Services
15 22 (7.31%) .NET Core
16 20 (6.64%) CodeIgniter
Miscellaneous
1 43 (14.29%) Mobile App
2 33 (10.96%) Greenfield Project
3 16 (5.32%) Analytical Skills
4 12 (3.99%) Self-Motivation
5 11 (3.65%) Driving Licence
5 11 (3.65%) User Experience
6 6 (1.99%) Kindle
7 5 (1.66%) Management Information System
8 3 (1.00%) NHS
9 2 (0.66%) Enterprise Software
9 2 (0.66%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
9 2 (0.66%) Life Science
10 1 (0.33%) Cloud Native
10 1 (0.33%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 15 (4.98%) Android
1 15 (4.98%) Apple iOS
2 11 (3.65%) Windows
3 8 (2.66%) Linux
4 7 (2.33%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 105 (34.88%) Agile Software Development
2 82 (27.24%) MVC
3 55 (18.27%) E-Commerce
4 33 (10.96%) Business Intelligence
4 33 (10.96%) OO
5 32 (10.63%) Web Development
6 31 (10.30%) TDD
7 30 (9.97%) Scrum
8 29 (9.63%) Software Engineering
9 28 (9.30%) Front End Development
10 25 (8.31%) Analytics
11 22 (7.31%) OO PHP
12 20 (6.64%) Problem-Solving
13 18 (5.98%) Mentoring
14 15 (4.98%) Android Development
14 15 (4.98%) iOS Development
14 15 (4.98%) Mobile Development
14 15 (4.98%) Waterfall
14 15 (4.98%) Web Application Development
15 14 (4.65%) ITSM
Programming Languages
1 168 (55.81%) JavaScript
2 99 (32.89%) PHP
3 88 (29.24%) C#
4 68 (22.59%) SQL
5 29 (9.63%) Python
6 22 (7.31%) Java
7 20 (6.64%) TypeScript
8 18 (5.98%) ES6
9 15 (4.98%) Apex Code
9 15 (4.98%) Apple Swift
10 11 (3.65%) Lua
10 11 (3.65%) PL/SQL
11 6 (1.99%) C++
11 6 (1.99%) T-SQL
12 5 (1.66%) Java 8
12 5 (1.66%) Scala
13 2 (0.66%) VB.NET
14 1 (0.33%) C
14 1 (0.33%) R
14 1 (0.33%) VB
Qualifications
1 26 (8.64%) Degree
2 10 (3.32%) DBS Check
3 6 (1.99%) MCSD
3 6 (1.99%) Microsoft Certification
4 4 (1.33%) ITIL Certification
5 1 (0.33%) Computer Science Degree
5 1 (0.33%) SC Cleared
5 1 (0.33%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 32 (10.63%) QA
2 4 (1.33%) GDPR
3 1 (0.33%) Data Quality
System Software
1 8 (2.66%) Docker
Systems Management
1 8 (2.66%) Single Sign-On
2 1 (0.33%) Kubernetes
2 1 (0.33%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (0.33%) Puppet
Vendors
1 35 (11.63%) Microsoft
2 25 (8.31%) Sage
3 20 (6.64%) Zend
4 15 (4.98%) Salesforce.com
5 13 (4.32%) Oracle
5 13 (4.32%) ServiceNow
6 6 (1.99%) Sitecore
7 4 (1.33%) Tableau
8 3 (1.00%) FIS
8 3 (1.00%) WorldPay
8 3 (1.00%) Xamarin
9 2 (0.66%) WooCommerce
10 1 (0.33%) Adobe
10 1 (0.33%) Intel
10 1 (0.33%) Kofax
10 1 (0.33%) Zoho