Period
to 16 January 2021

The median annual salary for a Developer was £46,000 in advertised job vacancies in the North East during the 6 months to 16 January 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
16 Jan 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 1 2 2
Rank change year-on-year +1 0 -1
Permanent jobs requiring a Developer 319 287 353
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the North East 34.83% 22.91% 26.36%
As % of the Job Titles category 35.80% 23.43% 28.17%
Number of salaries quoted 368 259 303
Median annual salary £46,000 £40,000 £41,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +15.00% -2.44% +17.14%
10th Percentile £30,000 £29,600 £27,550
90th Percentile £62,500 £50,000 £60,000
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 891 1,225 1,253
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 97.27% 97.77% 93.58%
Number of salaries quoted 763 895 1,002
Median annual salary £45,000 £40,000 £41,250
Median salary % change year-on-year +12.50% -3.03% +5.42%
10th Percentile £27,500 £22,750 £24,750
90th Percentile £65,000 £60,521 £66,125
England median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £51,500
% change year-on-year +4.76% +1.94% +3.00%

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 16 January 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 16 January 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 +1 244 £47,500 +9.20% 70
Durham +1 65 £37,500 +3.01% 12
Developer
England

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

For the 6 months to 16 January 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.

1 157 (49.22%) JavaScript
2 148 (46.39%) Agile Software Development
3 113 (35.42%) .NET
4 111 (34.80%) C#
5 95 (29.78%) HTML
6 88 (27.59%) CSS
7 82 (25.71%) SQL
8 69 (21.63%) Java
9 55 (17.24%) MVC
10 53 (16.61%) ASP.NET
11 52 (16.30%) Azure
12 51 (15.99%) Software Engineering
13 49 (15.36%) Git (software)
13 49 (15.36%) AngularJS
14 47 (14.73%) DevOps
14 47 (14.73%) .NET Core
14 47 (14.73%) Greenfield Project
15 41 (12.85%) Scrum
15 41 (12.85%) TDD
16 40 (12.54%) PHP
17 39 (12.23%) Finance
18 36 (11.29%) React
19 34 (10.66%) Mobile App
20 33 (10.34%) T-SQL
20 33 (10.34%) SQL Server
21 31 (9.72%) Microsoft
21 31 (9.72%) Machine Learning
21 31 (9.72%) User Experience
22 29 (9.09%) NoSQL
22 29 (9.09%) ASP.NET Web API

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 13 (4.08%) Confluence
2 8 (2.51%) CMS
2 8 (2.51%) SharePoint
3 3 (0.94%) BizTalk Server
3 3 (0.94%) IIS
3 3 (0.94%) WordPress
4 2 (0.63%) Elasticsearch
4 2 (0.63%) nginx
4 2 (0.63%) Umbraco
Applications
1 4 (1.25%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (0.63%) Adobe XD
2 2 (0.63%) Microsoft Excel
2 2 (0.63%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 1 (0.31%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (0.31%) Shopify
1 1 (0.31%) Visualfiles
Cloud Services
1 52 (16.30%) Azure
2 27 (8.46%) AWS
3 14 (4.39%) Power Platform
4 13 (4.08%) Cloud Computing
5 9 (2.82%) GCP
6 8 (2.51%) Dynamics 365
7 6 (1.88%) DigitalOcean
7 6 (1.88%) Office 365
7 6 (1.88%) SaaS
7 6 (1.88%) Serverless
8 5 (1.57%) PowerApps
9 4 (1.25%) Amazon EC2
9 4 (1.25%) Amazon S3
9 4 (1.25%) GitHub
10 3 (0.94%) AWS Lambda
10 3 (0.94%) Logic Apps
11 1 (0.31%) CloudFront
11 1 (0.31%) Power Automate
Communications & Networking
1 4 (1.25%) HTTP
2 1 (0.31%) DNS
2 1 (0.31%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 33 (10.34%) SQL Server
2 29 (9.09%) NoSQL
3 18 (5.64%) MySQL
4 13 (4.08%) Power BI
5 12 (3.76%) Apache Cassandra
6 11 (3.45%) Big Data
6 11 (3.45%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 8 (2.51%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 7 (2.19%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 6 (1.88%) BigQuery
9 6 (1.88%) Data Warehouse
10 5 (1.57%) PostgreSQL
10 5 (1.57%) Redis
10 5 (1.57%) Relational Database
11 3 (0.94%) Amazon RDS
11 3 (0.94%) phpMyAdmin
11 3 (0.94%) SQL Server 2008
12 2 (0.63%) Data Lake
12 2 (0.63%) OLAP
13 1 (0.31%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 49 (15.36%) Git (software)
2 22 (6.90%) Jenkins
3 20 (6.27%) Bitbucket
4 18 (5.64%) JIRA
5 15 (4.70%) Babel
6 11 (3.45%) webpack
7 10 (3.13%) Team Foundation Server
8 6 (1.88%) git-flow
9 5 (1.57%) Mercurial
9 5 (1.57%) Subversion
10 3 (0.94%) JUnit
10 3 (0.94%) Maven
10 3 (0.94%) Visual Studio
11 2 (0.63%) Selenium
12 1 (0.31%) Cucumber
12 1 (0.31%) JBehave
12 1 (0.31%) SoapUI
12 1 (0.31%) SpecFlow
12 1 (0.31%) Visual Studio Team System
12 1 (0.31%) WebDriver
General
1 39 (12.23%) Finance
2 22 (6.90%) Public Sector
3 13 (4.08%) Marketing
4 9 (2.82%) Retail
5 6 (1.88%) Games
6 5 (1.57%) Back Office
6 5 (1.57%) Law
7 2 (0.63%) Advertising
7 2 (0.63%) Legal
8 1 (0.31%) Electronics
8 1 (0.31%) Manufacturing
8 1 (0.31%) Police
8 1 (0.31%) Publishing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 113 (35.42%) .NET
2 95 (29.78%) HTML
3 88 (27.59%) CSS
4 53 (16.61%) ASP.NET
5 49 (15.36%) AngularJS
6 47 (14.73%) .NET Core
7 36 (11.29%) React
8 29 (9.09%) ASP.NET Web API
9 27 (8.46%) Node.js
9 27 (8.46%) REST
10 25 (7.84%) .NET Framework
11 24 (7.52%) HTML5
11 24 (7.52%) jQuery
11 24 (7.52%) React Native
11 24 (7.52%) Spring
12 23 (7.21%) RESTful
13 22 (6.90%) ASP.NET MVC
13 22 (6.90%) GraphQL
14 21 (6.58%) Web Services
15 20 (6.27%) Laravel
Miscellaneous
1 47 (14.73%) Greenfield Project
2 34 (10.66%) Mobile App
3 31 (9.72%) User Experience
4 20 (6.27%) Analytical Skills
5 9 (2.82%) Social Media
6 7 (2.19%) Self-Motivation
7 6 (1.88%) NHS
8 5 (1.57%) Algorithms
8 5 (1.57%) Animation
8 5 (1.57%) Data Structures
8 5 (1.57%) Oculus Rift
8 5 (1.57%) Virtual Team
9 3 (0.94%) Motion Graphics
9 3 (0.94%) W3C
10 2 (0.63%) Linux Command Line
10 2 (0.63%) Management Information System
10 2 (0.63%) Video\Live Streaming
11 1 (0.31%) Driving Licence
11 1 (0.31%) Public Cloud
11 1 (0.31%) Tandem
Operating Systems
1 18 (5.64%) Linux
2 10 (3.13%) Android
2 10 (3.13%) Apple iOS
3 3 (0.94%) Unix
4 2 (0.63%) Debian
5 1 (0.31%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 148 (46.39%) Agile Software Development
2 55 (17.24%) MVC
3 51 (15.99%) Software Engineering
4 47 (14.73%) DevOps
5 41 (12.85%) Scrum
5 41 (12.85%) TDD
6 31 (9.72%) Machine Learning
7 28 (8.78%) Web Development
8 23 (7.21%) Front End Development
8 23 (7.21%) SOLID
9 22 (6.90%) Microservices
9 22 (6.90%) Mobile Development
9 22 (6.90%) Unit Testing
10 20 (6.27%) OO
11 19 (5.96%) Test Automation
12 18 (5.64%) SDLC
13 16 (5.02%) OOP
14 14 (4.39%) Continuous Integration
14 14 (4.39%) Mentoring
15 13 (4.08%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 157 (49.22%) JavaScript
2 111 (34.80%) C#
3 82 (25.71%) SQL
4 69 (21.63%) Java
5 40 (12.54%) PHP
6 33 (10.34%) T-SQL
7 25 (7.84%) Python
8 24 (7.52%) TypeScript
9 8 (2.51%) Apple Swift
9 8 (2.51%) Kotlin
10 7 (2.19%) ES6
11 6 (1.88%) Objective-C
12 5 (1.57%) Ruby
12 5 (1.57%) Scala
13 4 (1.25%) C++
14 3 (0.94%) Java 8
14 3 (0.94%) PowerShell
15 2 (0.63%) Bash Shell
15 2 (0.63%) C
15 2 (0.63%) Lua
Qualifications
1 15 (4.70%) Degree
2 1 (0.31%) Computer Science Degree
2 1 (0.31%) DBS Check
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (4.39%) QA
2 3 (0.94%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (0.31%) WCAG
System Software
1 28 (8.78%) Docker
Systems Management
1 4 (1.25%) Ansible
2 3 (0.94%) cPanel
2 3 (0.94%) Plesk
3 1 (0.31%) Kubernetes
3 1 (0.31%) Puppet
3 1 (0.31%) Rundeck
3 1 (0.31%) Salt
Vendors
1 31 (9.72%) Microsoft
2 12 (3.76%) Atlassian
3 6 (1.88%) Google
4 4 (1.25%) Xamarin
5 2 (0.63%) Adobe
5 2 (0.63%) Oracle
5 2 (0.63%) Salesforce.com
6 1 (0.31%) Cisco
6 1 (0.31%) Databricks
6 1 (0.31%) Informatica
6 1 (0.31%) SaltStack
6 1 (0.31%) SAP
6 1 (0.31%) UiPath
6 1 (0.31%) WooCommerce
6 1 (0.31%) Zend