Period
to 22 November 2017

The median annual salary for a Software Developer was £35,000 in advertised job vacancies in the North East during the 6 months to 22 November 2017.

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
22 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 50 45 32
Rank change year-on-year -5 -13 -10
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Developer 62 80 120
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North East 4.46% 5.24% 7.81%
As % of the Job Titles category 4.61% 5.55% 8.06%
Number of salaries quoted 61 75 140
North East median annual salary £35,000 £37,900 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -7.65% -5.25% +19.40%
10th Percentile £24,250 £28,950 £23,000
90th Percentile £42,500 £51,500 £51,375
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 1345 1442 1489
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.69% 94.50% 96.88%
Number of salaries quoted 1160 1235 1287
North East median annual salary £38,959 £38,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +1.19% +2.67% +5.63%
10th Percentile £22,500 £23,500 £24,500
90th Percentile £60,000 £57,500 £57,500
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £46,250
% change year-on-year +5.26% +2.70% +2.78%

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 22 November 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 6 months to 22 November 2017. 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 51 £34,000 -10.29% 6
Durham -8 10 £40,000 +14.29% 3
Software Developer
England

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

For the 6 months to 22 November 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 54 (87.10%) .NET
2 43 (69.35%) JavaScript
3 42 (67.74%) MVC
4 40 (64.52%) C#
4 40 (64.52%) ASP.NET
5 38 (61.29%) Agile Software Development
6 35 (56.45%) SQL Server
7 28 (45.16%) ASP.NET MVC
8 25 (40.32%) SQL
9 21 (33.87%) AngularJS
10 20 (32.26%) HTML
11 17 (27.42%) CSS
12 16 (25.81%) Web Development
13 15 (24.19%) WPF
13 15 (24.19%) CRM
13 15 (24.19%) SOLID
13 15 (24.19%) Mobile App
14 14 (22.58%) Continuous Integration
14 14 (22.58%) Degree
14 14 (22.58%) Unit Testing
15 13 (20.97%) Web Services
15 13 (20.97%) KnockoutJS
15 13 (20.97%) React
16 12 (19.35%) User Stories
16 12 (19.35%) Android
16 12 (19.35%) Domain-Driven Design
16 12 (19.35%) Apple iOS
16 12 (19.35%) .NET Framework
17 11 (17.74%) Dynamics CRM
17 11 (17.74%) Dynamics GP

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 11 (17.74%) SharePoint
2 3 (4.84%) CMS
2 3 (4.84%) IIS
2 3 (4.84%) Sitecore CMS
3 1 (1.61%) Umbraco
3 1 (1.61%) WordPress
Business Applications
1 11 (17.74%) Dynamics CRM
1 11 (17.74%) Dynamics GP
Cloud Services
1 6 (9.68%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (4.84%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (1.61%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 10 (16.13%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 35 (56.45%) SQL Server
2 11 (17.74%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 6 (9.68%) MySQL
3 6 (9.68%) Oracle Database
4 2 (3.23%) SQL Server 2008
5 1 (1.61%) MongoDB
5 1 (1.61%) Relational Database
5 1 (1.61%) SQL Server 2012
5 1 (1.61%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 7 (11.29%) Team Foundation Server
2 5 (8.06%) Git (software)
3 4 (6.45%) Maven
4 2 (3.23%) Visual Studio
5 1 (1.61%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 1 (1.61%) Gradle
5 1 (1.61%) MSTest
5 1 (1.61%) NUnit
5 1 (1.61%) Octopus Deploy
5 1 (1.61%) Subversion
5 1 (1.61%) TeamCity
General
1 10 (16.13%) Finance
2 4 (6.45%) Retail
3 3 (4.84%) Advertising
3 3 (4.84%) Games
4 1 (1.61%) Banking
4 1 (1.61%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 54 (87.10%) .NET
2 40 (64.52%) ASP.NET
3 28 (45.16%) ASP.NET MVC
4 21 (33.87%) AngularJS
5 20 (32.26%) HTML
6 17 (27.42%) CSS
7 15 (24.19%) WPF
8 13 (20.97%) KnockoutJS
8 13 (20.97%) React
8 13 (20.97%) Web Services
9 12 (19.35%) .NET Framework
10 9 (14.52%) Entity Framework
11 8 (12.90%) Ajax
11 8 (12.90%) ASP.NET Web API
11 8 (12.90%) REST
12 7 (11.29%) SOAP
13 6 (9.68%) ASP.NET MVC 5
13 6 (9.68%) HTML5
14 4 (6.45%) jQuery
15 3 (4.84%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 15 (24.19%) Mobile App
2 8 (12.90%) Greenfield Project
3 2 (3.23%) Computer Science
4 1 (1.61%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (1.61%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (1.61%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 12 (19.35%) Android
1 12 (19.35%) Apple iOS
2 11 (17.74%) Windows
3 3 (4.84%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 42 (67.74%) MVC
2 38 (61.29%) Agile Software Development
3 16 (25.81%) Web Development
4 15 (24.19%) CRM
4 15 (24.19%) SOLID
5 14 (22.58%) Continuous Integration
5 14 (22.58%) Unit Testing
6 12 (19.35%) Domain-Driven Design
6 12 (19.35%) User Stories
7 11 (17.74%) Scrum
7 11 (17.74%) Software Engineering
8 9 (14.52%) SDLC
9 8 (12.90%) Test Automation
10 7 (11.29%) TDD
10 7 (11.29%) Waterfall
11 6 (9.68%) Service Design
11 6 (9.68%) Software Testing
12 4 (6.45%) Microservices
12 4 (6.45%) Software Architecture
13 3 (4.84%) Continuous Improvement
Programming Languages
1 43 (69.35%) JavaScript
2 40 (64.52%) C#
3 25 (40.32%) SQL
4 11 (17.74%) VBA
5 9 (14.52%) Java
6 5 (8.06%) Python
7 3 (4.84%) T-SQL
7 3 (4.84%) VB.NET
8 1 (1.61%) C++
8 1 (1.61%) Go
8 1 (1.61%) PHP
8 1 (1.61%) R
Qualifications
1 14 (22.58%) Degree
2 2 (3.23%) Computer Science Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.23%) QA
System Software
1 1 (1.61%) Docker
Systems Management
1 1 (1.61%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 11 (17.74%) Xamarin
2 8 (12.90%) Microsoft
3 6 (9.68%) Oracle
4 3 (4.84%) Sitecore
5 1 (1.61%) Progress
5 1 (1.61%) Telerik