The median annual salary for a Software Developer was £40,000 in advertised job vacancies in the North East during the 3 months to 23 March 2017.

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

3 months to
23 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Software Developer
England / North East
Rank 48 34 31
Rank change year-on-year -14 -3  
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Developer 25 44 52
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North East 3.97% 6.88% 7.34%
As % of the Job Titles category 4.15% 7.11% 7.58%
Number of salaries quoted 25 43 51
Median salary £40,000 £35,000 £32,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +14.28% +7.69%  
90% offered a salary of more than £29,500 £24,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £48,000 £50,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year - +5.26%  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in permanent job vacancies advertised in the North East. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such, the figures in the first row provide an indication of the number of permanent jobs in our overall sample.

IT Job Roles
North East
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 602 619 686
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the North East 95.56% 96.72% 96.89%
Number of salaries quoted 553 526 582
Median salary £35,000 £36,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -2.77% -4.00%  
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £23,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £59,000 £52,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,000 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +1.20% +3.75%  

Software Developer
Job Vacancy Trend in the North East

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the North East that featured Software Developer in the job title.

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 3 months to 23 March 2017.

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 3 months to 23 March 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Tyne and Wear +1 21 £40,000 +12.28% 5
Durham -7 4 £34,750 +44.79% 1
Software Developer
England

Software Developer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North East

For the 6 months to 23 March 2017, Software Developer job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the North East region featuring Software Developer in the job title.

1 44 (73.33%) C#
2 42 (70.00%) .NET
3 34 (56.67%) Agile Software Development
4 25 (41.67%) JavaScript
5 23 (38.33%) MVC
6 22 (36.67%) SQL Server
7 21 (35.00%) SQL
8 19 (31.67%) C++
8 19 (31.67%) ASP.NET
9 18 (30.00%) Microsoft
10 17 (28.33%) Scrum
10 17 (28.33%) Software Engineering
11 16 (26.67%) Java
11 16 (26.67%) Web Services
11 16 (26.67%) ASP.NET MVC
12 13 (21.67%) HTML
13 12 (20.00%) CSS
13 12 (20.00%) jQuery
13 12 (20.00%) Degree
14 11 (18.33%) SDLC
15 10 (16.67%) Unit Testing
15 10 (16.67%) VB.NET
16 9 (15.00%) Mathematics
17 8 (13.33%) .NET Framework
17 8 (13.33%) Ruby
17 8 (13.33%) T-SQL
17 8 (13.33%) Classic ASP
17 8 (13.33%) Intranet
17 8 (13.33%) Razor View Engine
18 7 (11.67%) Python

Software Developer Skill Set
Top Related 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 3 (5.00%) BizTalk Server
2 2 (3.33%) WordPress
3 1 (1.67%) CMS
Applications
1 2 (3.33%) MS Office
2 1 (1.67%) Adobe Illustrator
2 1 (1.67%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.67%) Photoshop
2 1 (1.67%) Spreadsheet
2 1 (1.67%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 1 (1.67%) Cognos Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.67%) Magento
1 1 (1.67%) OpenCart
Cloud Services
1 4 (6.67%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (3.33%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 8 (13.33%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (36.67%) SQL Server
2 3 (5.00%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (1.67%) Big Data
3 1 (1.67%) BusinessObjects
3 1 (1.67%) Crystal Reports
3 1 (1.67%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (1.67%) MongoDB
3 1 (1.67%) MySQL
3 1 (1.67%) NoSQL
3 1 (1.67%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 7 (11.67%) Team Foundation Server
2 5 (8.33%) Git (software)
3 4 (6.67%) Subversion
4 2 (3.33%) Eclipse
4 2 (3.33%) Gradle
5 1 (1.67%) JIRA
General
1 6 (10.00%) Electronics
2 4 (6.67%) Advertising
3 3 (5.00%) Games
4 2 (3.33%) Automotive
5 1 (1.67%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 42 (70.00%) .NET
2 19 (31.67%) ASP.NET
3 16 (26.67%) ASP.NET MVC
3 16 (26.67%) Web Services
4 13 (21.67%) HTML
5 12 (20.00%) CSS
5 12 (20.00%) jQuery
6 8 (13.33%) .NET Framework
6 8 (13.33%) Classic ASP
6 8 (13.33%) Razor View Engine
7 7 (11.67%) WCF
8 6 (10.00%) ASP.NET Web API
9 5 (8.33%) AngularJS
9 5 (8.33%) RESTful
10 4 (6.67%) XML
11 2 (3.33%) Ajax
11 2 (3.33%) DirectX
11 2 (3.33%) Entity Framework
11 2 (3.33%) Node.js
11 2 (3.33%) OpenGL
Miscellaneous
1 4 (6.67%) Computer Science
2 2 (3.33%) Algorithms
2 2 (3.33%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (3.33%) Augmented Reality
2 2 (3.33%) Enterprise Software
2 2 (3.33%) HTC Vive
2 2 (3.33%) Oculus Rift
3 1 (1.67%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 3 (5.00%) Linux
2 1 (1.67%) Android
2 1 (1.67%) Apple iOS
2 1 (1.67%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 34 (56.67%) Agile Software Development
2 23 (38.33%) MVC
3 17 (28.33%) Scrum
3 17 (28.33%) Software Engineering
4 11 (18.33%) SDLC
5 10 (16.67%) Unit Testing
6 9 (15.00%) Mathematics
7 7 (11.67%) TDD
8 6 (10.00%) Stakeholder Management
8 6 (10.00%) Web Development
9 5 (8.33%) OO
10 4 (6.67%) E-Commerce
10 4 (6.67%) Pair Programming
10 4 (6.67%) SOLID
11 3 (5.00%) Business Intelligence
11 3 (5.00%) ERP
11 3 (5.00%) Line Management
11 3 (5.00%) Migration
12 2 (3.33%) OOD
12 2 (3.33%) Physics
Programming Languages
1 44 (73.33%) C#
2 25 (41.67%) JavaScript
3 21 (35.00%) SQL
4 19 (31.67%) C++
5 16 (26.67%) Java
6 10 (16.67%) VB.NET
7 8 (13.33%) Ruby
7 8 (13.33%) T-SQL
8 7 (11.67%) Python
9 6 (10.00%) Scala
10 2 (3.33%) HLSL
10 2 (3.33%) PHP
11 1 (1.67%) Clojure
11 1 (1.67%) TypeScript
11 1 (1.67%) VB
11 1 (1.67%) VBA
Qualifications
1 12 (20.00%) Degree
2 3 (5.00%) SC Cleared
2 3 (5.00%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 18 (30.00%) Microsoft
2 3 (5.00%) CA Agile Central
3 2 (3.33%) Xamarin
4 1 (1.67%) Apple
4 1 (1.67%) Cognos
4 1 (1.67%) Tableau
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Salary: Negotiable, depending on experience
Posted: 2 days ago
Stockton-On-Tees, Cleveland
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Salary: £22000 - £28000 per annum + Flexible Benefits Package
Posted: 3 days ago
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Posted: 6 days ago
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Accenture
Salary: From £26,100 to £42,700 per annum
Posted: 10 days ago
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Accenture
Salary: From £26,100 to £42,700 per annum
Posted: 10 days ago