Period
to 19 February 2018

The median annual salary for a Software Developer was £35,000 in advertised job vacancies in the North East during the 6 months to 19 February 2018.

The first table below provides salary benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to same period in the previous 2 years.

Software Developer
England > North East
6 months to
19 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 46 44 36
Rank change year-on-year -2 -8 -10
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Developer 87 61 96
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North East 4.99% 4.58% 6.95%
As % of the Job Titles category 5.11% 4.78% 7.12%
Number of salaries quoted 82 60 101
North East median annual salary £35,000 £39,250 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -10.83% +12.14% +4.48%
10th Percentile £27,500 £28,700 £23,000
90th Percentile £50,000 £47,500 £48,750
England median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +6.25% - -

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 1,704 1,275 1,348
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 97.71% 95.79% 97.61%
Number of salaries quoted 1,472 1,092 1,175
North East median annual salary £40,000 £35,500 £36,018
Median salary % change year-on-year +12.68% -1.44% -3.95%
10th Percentile £22,500 £21,250 £23,000
90th Percentile £62,500 £54,950 £57,950
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year +5.26% - +5.56%

Software Developer
Job Vacancy Trend in the North East

Job postings that featured Software Developer in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the North East.

Job vacancy trend for Software Developer in the North East

Software Developer
Salary Trend in the North East

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

Salary trend for Software Developer in the North East

Software Developer
Salary Histogram in the North East

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Software Developer in the North East over the 6 months to 19 February 2018.

Salary histogram for Software Developer in the North East

Software 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 Software Developer within the North East region over the 6 months to 19 February 2018. 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 +3 75 £35,000 -12.50% 21
Durham -4 11 £30,000 -13.04% 3
Software Developer
England

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

For the 6 months to 19 February 2018, Software 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 Software Developer in the job title.

1 85 (97.70%) .NET
2 63 (72.41%) ASP.NET
3 62 (71.26%) C#
3 62 (71.26%) Agile Software Development
4 61 (70.11%) JavaScript
5 52 (59.77%) MVC
6 45 (51.72%) SQL Server
7 43 (49.43%) AngularJS
8 35 (40.23%) ASP.NET MVC
9 33 (37.93%) SOLID
10 32 (36.78%) .NET Framework
11 31 (35.63%) Web Services
12 29 (33.33%) Microsoft
12 29 (33.33%) Web Development
13 26 (29.89%) ASP.NET Web API
14 25 (28.74%) HTML
15 23 (26.44%) Unit Testing
16 22 (25.29%) TypeScript
17 21 (24.14%) TDD
18 20 (22.99%) CRM
19 19 (21.84%) RESTful
19 19 (21.84%) WPF
20 18 (20.69%) SQL Server Reporting Services
20 18 (20.69%) Dynamics CRM
20 18 (20.69%) SharePoint
20 18 (20.69%) KnockoutJS
20 18 (20.69%) React
21 17 (19.54%) Xamarin
21 17 (19.54%) Mobile App
21 17 (19.54%) Windows

Software 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 18 (20.69%) SharePoint
2 3 (3.45%) IIS
3 1 (1.15%) CMS
3 1 (1.15%) Sitecore CMS
3 1 (1.15%) WordPress
Applications
1 1 (1.15%) GNU Octave
Business Applications
1 18 (20.69%) Dynamics CRM
2 16 (18.39%) Dynamics GP
Cloud Services
1 4 (4.60%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (2.30%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (1.15%) GitHub
3 1 (1.15%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (8.05%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 45 (51.72%) SQL Server
2 18 (20.69%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 8 (9.20%) Oracle Database
4 3 (3.45%) MySQL
4 3 (3.45%) SQL Server 2014
5 1 (1.15%) Big Data
5 1 (1.15%) Hadoop
5 1 (1.15%) MongoDB
5 1 (1.15%) NoSQL
5 1 (1.15%) SQL Server 2008
5 1 (1.15%) SQL Server 2012
5 1 (1.15%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 9 (10.34%) Team Foundation Server
2 6 (6.90%) Visual Studio
3 5 (5.75%) Git (software)
4 1 (1.15%) Gradle
4 1 (1.15%) Maven
General
1 13 (14.94%) Finance
2 4 (4.60%) Advertising
3 2 (2.30%) Retail
4 1 (1.15%) Banking
4 1 (1.15%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 85 (97.70%) .NET
2 63 (72.41%) ASP.NET
3 43 (49.43%) AngularJS
4 35 (40.23%) ASP.NET MVC
5 32 (36.78%) .NET Framework
6 31 (35.63%) Web Services
7 26 (29.89%) ASP.NET Web API
8 25 (28.74%) HTML
9 19 (21.84%) RESTful
9 19 (21.84%) WPF
10 18 (20.69%) KnockoutJS
10 18 (20.69%) React
11 15 (17.24%) HTML5
12 14 (16.09%) CSS
13 13 (14.94%) WCF
14 11 (12.64%) REST
14 11 (12.64%) Twitter Bootstrap
15 9 (10.34%) Ajax
15 9 (10.34%) Entity Framework
16 8 (9.20%) ASP.NET MVC 5
Miscellaneous
1 17 (19.54%) Mobile App
2 7 (8.05%) Computer Science
3 4 (4.60%) Greenfield Project
4 1 (1.15%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (1.15%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (1.15%) Linux Command Line
4 1 (1.15%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 17 (19.54%) Android
1 17 (19.54%) Apple iOS
1 17 (19.54%) Windows
2 1 (1.15%) Linux
2 1 (1.15%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 62 (71.26%) Agile Software Development
2 52 (59.77%) MVC
3 33 (37.93%) SOLID
4 29 (33.33%) Web Development
5 23 (26.44%) Unit Testing
6 21 (24.14%) TDD
7 20 (22.99%) CRM
8 17 (19.54%) BDD
8 17 (19.54%) Domain-Driven Design
8 17 (19.54%) Software Engineering
9 16 (18.39%) Continuous Integration
9 16 (18.39%) Don't repeat yourself (DRY)
9 16 (18.39%) Mob Programming
9 16 (18.39%) User Stories
10 15 (17.24%) YAGNI
11 11 (12.64%) OO
12 9 (10.34%) SDLC
12 9 (10.34%) Test Automation
13 8 (9.20%) Service Design
13 8 (9.20%) Software Testing
Programming Languages
1 62 (71.26%) C#
2 61 (70.11%) JavaScript
3 22 (25.29%) TypeScript
4 16 (18.39%) SQL
4 16 (18.39%) VBA
5 7 (8.05%) C++
5 7 (8.05%) Java
6 2 (2.30%) Python
6 2 (2.30%) T-SQL
6 2 (2.30%) VB.NET
7 1 (1.15%) Fortran
7 1 (1.15%) Go
7 1 (1.15%) MATLAB
7 1 (1.15%) PHP
7 1 (1.15%) R
7 1 (1.15%) RPG
7 1 (1.15%) RPG III
7 1 (1.15%) RPG IV
7 1 (1.15%) Ruby
7 1 (1.15%) Scala
Qualifications
1 13 (14.94%) Degree
2 1 (1.15%) Computer Science Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.15%) QA
System Software
1 1 (1.15%) Docker
Systems Management
1 3 (3.45%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 29 (33.33%) Microsoft
2 17 (19.54%) Xamarin
3 8 (9.20%) Oracle
4 3 (3.45%) Sitecore
5 1 (1.15%) IBM
5 1 (1.15%) Telerik