Period
to 21 June 2018

The median annual salary for a Software Developer was £45,000 in advertised job vacancies in the North East during the 6 months to 21 June 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
21 Jun 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 41 46 30
Rank change year-on-year +5 -16 +3
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Developer 98 59 111
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North East 5.82% 4.88% 7.72%
As % of the Job Titles category 5.92% 5.06% 8.05%
Number of salaries quoted 92 57 102
North East median annual salary £45,000 £40,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +12.50% +14.29% +1.45%
10th Percentile £27,500 £31,250 £22,500
90th Percentile £50,000 £45,500 £49,500
England median annual salary £45,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +12.50% - -

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 1,656 1,167 1,379
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 98.28% 96.53% 95.90%
Number of salaries quoted 1,362 1,052 1,214
North East median annual salary £40,000 £36,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +9.59% -2.67% -
10th Percentile £21,250 £22,500 £22,863
90th Percentile £62,500 £53,750 £60,000
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 21 June 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 21 June 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 +4 84 £46,250 +15.63% 19
Durham +3 13 £30,000 -22.58% 4
Northumberland +2 1 £50,000 +122.22%
Software Developer
England

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

For the 6 months to 21 June 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 94 (95.92%) .NET
2 89 (90.82%) C#
3 79 (80.61%) Microsoft
4 76 (77.55%) Agile Software Development
5 71 (72.45%) JavaScript
6 66 (67.35%) ASP.NET
7 53 (54.08%) .NET Framework
8 49 (50.00%) MVC
9 46 (46.94%) SQL Server
10 44 (44.90%) Web Services
10 44 (44.90%) AngularJS
11 43 (43.88%) HTML
12 42 (42.86%) TDD
13 33 (33.67%) ASP.NET MVC
13 33 (33.67%) ASP.NET Web API
14 31 (31.63%) TypeScript
15 30 (30.61%) BDD
16 29 (29.59%) SOLID
17 25 (25.51%) Don't repeat yourself (DRY)
17 25 (25.51%) CSS
18 24 (24.49%) SQL
18 24 (24.49%) Unit Testing
18 24 (24.49%) Software Engineering
19 23 (23.47%) HTML5
20 22 (22.45%) Scrum
21 21 (21.43%) OO
21 21 (21.43%) RESTful
21 21 (21.43%) YAGNI
21 21 (21.43%) Mob Programming
22 20 (20.41%) Advertising

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 6 (6.12%) CMS
2 5 (5.10%) SharePoint
3 4 (4.08%) Sitecore CMS
3 4 (4.08%) Umbraco
4 2 (2.04%) Elasticsearch
4 2 (2.04%) Wowza Streaming Engine
5 1 (1.02%) IIS
5 1 (1.02%) MS Exchange
Business Applications
1 7 (7.14%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (3.06%) Dynamics GP
Cloud Services
1 17 (17.35%) Microsoft Azure
2 11 (11.22%) Amazon AWS
3 5 (5.10%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (5.10%) Intranet
2 3 (3.06%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 46 (46.94%) SQL Server
2 5 (5.10%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (1.02%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 13 (13.27%) Team Foundation Server
2 8 (8.16%) Git (software)
2 8 (8.16%) Visual Studio
3 6 (6.12%) MSTest
3 6 (6.12%) NUnit
4 2 (2.04%) Octopus Deploy
4 2 (2.04%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 20 (20.41%) Advertising
2 4 (4.08%) Finance
3 2 (2.04%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 94 (95.92%) .NET
2 66 (67.35%) ASP.NET
3 53 (54.08%) .NET Framework
4 44 (44.90%) AngularJS
4 44 (44.90%) Web Services
5 43 (43.88%) HTML
6 33 (33.67%) ASP.NET MVC
6 33 (33.67%) ASP.NET Web API
7 25 (25.51%) CSS
8 23 (23.47%) HTML5
9 21 (21.43%) RESTful
10 19 (19.39%) React
11 17 (17.35%) Entity Framework
11 17 (17.35%) jQuery
12 14 (14.29%) WCF
13 13 (13.27%) Twitter Bootstrap
14 10 (10.20%) REST
15 7 (7.14%) .NET Core
16 6 (6.12%) Backbone.js
16 6 (6.12%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 9 (9.18%) Computer Science
2 7 (7.14%) Greenfield Project
3 5 (5.10%) Mobile App
4 2 (2.04%) e-Learning
4 2 (2.04%) Media Streaming
4 2 (2.04%) N-Tier
5 1 (1.02%) Linux Command Line
5 1 (1.02%) Mainframe
5 1 (1.02%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 3 (3.06%) Android
1 3 (3.06%) Apple iOS
1 3 (3.06%) Windows
2 1 (1.02%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 76 (77.55%) Agile Software Development
2 49 (50.00%) MVC
3 42 (42.86%) TDD
4 30 (30.61%) BDD
5 29 (29.59%) SOLID
6 25 (25.51%) Don't repeat yourself (DRY)
7 24 (24.49%) Software Engineering
7 24 (24.49%) Unit Testing
8 22 (22.45%) Scrum
9 21 (21.43%) Mob Programming
9 21 (21.43%) OO
9 21 (21.43%) YAGNI
10 15 (15.31%) Web Development
11 14 (14.29%) Mentoring
12 11 (11.22%) Continuous Integration
12 11 (11.22%) Problem-Solving
13 10 (10.20%) SDLC
14 9 (9.18%) Coaching
14 9 (9.18%) Front End Development
15 8 (8.16%) OOA/OOD
Programming Languages
1 89 (90.82%) C#
2 71 (72.45%) JavaScript
3 31 (31.63%) TypeScript
4 24 (24.49%) SQL
5 14 (14.29%) Java
6 8 (8.16%) C++
7 5 (5.10%) T-SQL
7 5 (5.10%) VB.NET
8 3 (3.06%) VBA
9 2 (2.04%) Scala
10 1 (1.02%) PHP
10 1 (1.02%) Ruby
10 1 (1.02%) VB
10 1 (1.02%) VB6
Qualifications
1 9 (9.18%) Degree
2 1 (1.02%) Computer Science Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.02%) QA
Systems Management
1 2 (2.04%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 79 (80.61%) Microsoft
2 11 (11.22%) Xamarin
3 6 (6.12%) Sitecore
4 2 (2.04%) Capita
5 1 (1.02%) Oracle