Period
to 20 October 2020

The median annual salary for a Developer was £43,500 in advertised job vacancies in the North East during the 6 months to 20 October 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
20 Oct 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 1 2 1
Rank change year-on-year +1 -1 0
Permanent jobs requiring a Developer 271 246 432
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the North East 39.33% 22.22% 30.77%
As % of the Job Titles category 40.09% 22.74% 32.21%
Number of salaries quoted 285 187 356
Median annual salary £43,500 £41,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.82% +3.75% +6.67%
10th Percentile £28,750 £28,750 £27,500
90th Percentile £62,300 £52,600 £55,000
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 676 1,082 1,341
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 98.11% 97.74% 95.51%
Number of salaries quoted 595 816 1,075
Median annual salary £42,500 £40,958 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.77% +2.39% +6.67%
10th Percentile £26,953 £25,750 £22,000
90th Percentile £62,500 £60,276 £63,750
England median annual salary £55,000 £51,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year +6.80% +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 20 October 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 20 October 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 +2 201 £45,000 +3.45% 99
Durham +2 67 £40,000 +6.67% 25
Developer
England

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

For the 6 months to 20 October 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.

1 131 (48.34%) JavaScript
2 112 (41.33%) Agile Software Development
3 107 (39.48%) C#
4 81 (29.89%) HTML
5 80 (29.52%) .NET
6 73 (26.94%) CSS
7 56 (20.66%) SQL
8 53 (19.56%) MVC
9 50 (18.45%) Java
10 48 (17.71%) Git (software)
11 46 (16.97%) AngularJS
12 42 (15.50%) Azure
13 41 (15.13%) ASP.NET
14 40 (14.76%) Software Engineering
15 39 (14.39%) TDD
16 37 (13.65%) .NET Core
17 36 (13.28%) Mobile App
17 36 (13.28%) Microsoft
18 35 (12.92%) DevOps
19 32 (11.81%) Greenfield Project
20 31 (11.44%) SQL Server
21 30 (11.07%) Machine Learning
22 29 (10.70%) RESTful
22 29 (10.70%) .NET Framework
23 28 (10.33%) Web Services
24 27 (9.96%) PHP
24 27 (9.96%) React
25 25 (9.23%) TypeScript
25 25 (9.23%) User Experience
26 24 (8.86%) Mobile 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 11 (4.06%) SharePoint
2 10 (3.69%) Confluence
3 8 (2.95%) CMS
4 3 (1.11%) Sitecore CMS
5 2 (0.74%) Elasticsearch
5 2 (0.74%) nginx
5 2 (0.74%) Umbraco
6 1 (0.37%) IIS
6 1 (0.37%) Sitefinity
Applications
1 5 (1.85%) Microsoft Excel
2 3 (1.11%) Microsoft Office
3 2 (0.74%) Adobe XD
3 2 (0.74%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 1 (0.37%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 42 (15.50%) Azure
2 15 (5.54%) AWS
2 15 (5.54%) Power Platform
3 11 (4.06%) Dynamics 365
4 9 (3.32%) Cloud Computing
5 8 (2.95%) GitHub
5 8 (2.95%) Office 365
5 8 (2.95%) PowerApps
5 8 (2.95%) SaaS
6 6 (2.21%) DigitalOcean
7 5 (1.85%) GCP
8 2 (0.74%) Heroku
8 2 (0.74%) Power Automate
9 1 (0.37%) Amazon EC2
9 1 (0.37%) Amazon S3
9 1 (0.37%) Azure Data Factory
9 1 (0.37%) Azure Functions
9 1 (0.37%) CloudFront
9 1 (0.37%) Salesforce Service Cloud
9 1 (0.37%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 3 (1.11%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 31 (11.44%) SQL Server
2 20 (7.38%) NoSQL
3 19 (7.01%) MySQL
4 15 (5.54%) Power BI
5 11 (4.06%) Apache Cassandra
6 9 (3.32%) Big Data
7 8 (2.95%) PostgreSQL
8 7 (2.58%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 6 (2.21%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 6 (2.21%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 5 (1.85%) BigQuery
10 5 (1.85%) Redis
11 4 (1.48%) Relational Database
12 3 (1.11%) Data Warehouse
12 3 (1.11%) phpMyAdmin
13 2 (0.74%) OLAP
14 1 (0.37%) Azure SQL Database
14 1 (0.37%) Microsoft Analysis Services
14 1 (0.37%) MongoDB
14 1 (0.37%) Pentaho
Development Applications
1 48 (17.71%) Git (software)
2 22 (8.12%) JIRA
3 20 (7.38%) Jenkins
4 17 (6.27%) Bitbucket
5 15 (5.54%) Babel
6 12 (4.43%) webpack
7 7 (2.58%) Maven
7 7 (2.58%) Team Foundation Server
8 6 (2.21%) git-flow
8 6 (2.21%) Selenium
9 5 (1.85%) SoapUI
9 5 (1.85%) WebDriver
10 4 (1.48%) Mercurial
10 4 (1.48%) Subversion
11 3 (1.11%) Cucumber
11 3 (1.11%) JUnit
12 2 (0.74%) Cypress.io
13 1 (0.37%) JBehave
13 1 (0.37%) SpecFlow
13 1 (0.37%) Visual Studio
General
1 18 (6.64%) Finance
2 13 (4.80%) Games
2 13 (4.80%) Marketing
3 9 (3.32%) Public Sector
4 6 (2.21%) Retail
5 3 (1.11%) Back Office
6 2 (0.74%) Legal
6 2 (0.74%) Publishing
7 1 (0.37%) Law
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 81 (29.89%) HTML
2 80 (29.52%) .NET
3 73 (26.94%) CSS
4 46 (16.97%) AngularJS
5 41 (15.13%) ASP.NET
6 37 (13.65%) .NET Core
7 29 (10.70%) .NET Framework
7 29 (10.70%) RESTful
8 28 (10.33%) Web Services
9 27 (9.96%) React
10 23 (8.49%) React Native
11 22 (8.12%) ASP.NET Web API
12 21 (7.75%) REST
13 18 (6.64%) GraphQL
13 18 (6.64%) jQuery
13 18 (6.64%) Node.js
14 17 (6.27%) ASP.NET MVC
15 16 (5.90%) Express
16 15 (5.54%) HTML5
16 15 (5.54%) Vue.js
Miscellaneous
1 36 (13.28%) Mobile App
2 32 (11.81%) Greenfield Project
3 25 (9.23%) User Experience
4 20 (7.38%) Analytical Skills
5 10 (3.69%) Oculus Rift
6 8 (2.95%) Animation
7 7 (2.58%) Social Media
8 5 (1.85%) Self-Motivation
9 4 (1.48%) Algorithms
9 4 (1.48%) Data Structures
10 3 (1.11%) Motion Graphics
10 3 (1.11%) NHS
11 2 (0.74%) Linux Command Line
11 2 (0.74%) Management Information System
12 1 (0.37%) e-Learning
12 1 (0.37%) Life Science
12 1 (0.37%) Public Cloud
12 1 (0.37%) Virtual Team
12 1 (0.37%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 11 (4.06%) Apple iOS
1 11 (4.06%) Linux
2 8 (2.95%) Android
3 3 (1.11%) Unix
4 1 (0.37%) Embedded Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 112 (41.33%) Agile Software Development
2 53 (19.56%) MVC
3 40 (14.76%) Software Engineering
4 39 (14.39%) TDD
5 35 (12.92%) DevOps
6 30 (11.07%) Machine Learning
7 24 (8.86%) Front End Development
7 24 (8.86%) Mobile Development
7 24 (8.86%) SDLC
7 24 (8.86%) Web Development
8 23 (8.49%) Scrum
9 21 (7.75%) Unit Testing
10 20 (7.38%) OO
11 17 (6.27%) BDD
11 17 (6.27%) SOLID
12 16 (5.90%) Data Protection
12 16 (5.90%) Test Automation
13 15 (5.54%) Data Science
14 12 (4.43%) Business Intelligence
14 12 (4.43%) Continuous Integration
Programming Languages
1 131 (48.34%) JavaScript
2 107 (39.48%) C#
3 56 (20.66%) SQL
4 50 (18.45%) Java
5 27 (9.96%) PHP
6 25 (9.23%) TypeScript
7 22 (8.12%) T-SQL
8 17 (6.27%) Python
9 9 (3.32%) Apple Swift
10 7 (2.58%) Objective-C
11 6 (2.21%) C++
11 6 (2.21%) Kotlin
12 5 (1.85%) ES6
13 4 (1.48%) Scala
14 3 (1.11%) Ruby
15 2 (0.74%) Apex Code
15 2 (0.74%) Lua
16 1 (0.37%) Elixir
16 1 (0.37%) Erlang
16 1 (0.37%) Java 8
Qualifications
1 9 (3.32%) Degree
2 5 (1.85%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (0.37%) Computer Science Degree
3 1 (0.37%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (3.32%) QA
2 1 (0.37%) Data Quality
System Software
1 15 (5.54%) Docker
Systems Management
1 3 (1.11%) cPanel
1 3 (1.11%) Plesk
2 2 (0.74%) Ansible
3 1 (0.37%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 36 (13.28%) Microsoft
2 10 (3.69%) Xamarin
3 9 (3.32%) Atlassian
4 7 (2.58%) Google
5 4 (1.48%) Sitecore
6 3 (1.11%) Salesforce.com
7 2 (0.74%) Adobe
8 1 (0.37%) Informatica
8 1 (0.37%) Twitter