Period
to 22 January 2022

The median annual salary for a Software Developer was £41,000 in advertised job vacancies in the North East during the 6 months to 22 January 2022.

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 Jan 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 46 32 72
Rank change year-on-year -14 +40 -12
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Developer 71 54 35
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the North East 5.38% 5.82% 2.75%
As % of the Job Titles category 5.88% 5.98% 2.82%
Number of salaries quoted 23 48 32
10th Percentile £22,000 £30,750 £27,650
25th Percentile £31,250 £31,625 £31,750
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £41,000 £40,250 £38,750
Median % change year-on-year +1.86% +3.87% -18.42%
75th Percentile £48,250 £47,813 £45,500
90th Percentile £58,500 £51,500 £52,000
England median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.00% +11.11% +2.58%

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 1,208 903 1,243
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 91.52% 97.31% 97.72%
Number of salaries quoted 890 773 901
10th Percentile £23,225 £27,500 £23,750
25th Percentile £31,313 £33,500 £31,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £42,500 £44,000 £40,000
Median % change year-on-year -3.41% +10.00% -3.03%
75th Percentile £56,250 £57,500 £50,000
90th Percentile £67,500 £65,000 £60,000
England median annual salary £60,000 £55,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year +9.09% +4.76% +1.94%

Software Developer
Job Vacancy Trend in the North East

Job postings that featured Software Developer in the job title as a proportion 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

3-month moving average salary quoted in 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

Salary distribution for jobs citing Software Developer in the North East over the 6 months to 22 January 2022.

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 January 2022. 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
Jobs
Tyne and Wear 0 43 £43,000 +2.99% 25
Durham -17 23 £37,500 +4.17% 4
Northumberland - 4 £18,000 - 1
Software Developer
England

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

For the 6 months to 22 January 2022, 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 57 (80.28%) C#
2 55 (77.46%) JavaScript
3 49 (69.01%) Java
4 47 (66.20%) OOP
4 47 (66.20%) OO
5 43 (60.56%) Python
6 38 (53.52%) Microsoft
7 34 (47.89%) HTML
8 33 (46.48%) Oracle
8 33 (46.48%) CSS
8 33 (46.48%) OCP
8 33 (46.48%) OCA
8 33 (46.48%) Oracle Certification
8 33 (46.48%) CIW
8 33 (46.48%) Java SE
8 33 (46.48%) HTML5
8 33 (46.48%) Functional Programming
8 33 (46.48%) Data Structures
8 33 (46.48%) CSS3
8 33 (46.48%) Java 8
9 23 (32.39%) .NET
10 17 (23.94%) Social Skills
11 15 (21.13%) Mentoring
11 15 (21.13%) AWS
12 14 (19.72%) Scala
12 14 (19.72%) C++
12 14 (19.72%) Salesforce.com
12 14 (19.72%) Ruby
13 10 (14.08%) Azure
14 9 (12.68%) R

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:

Cloud Services
1 15 (21.13%) AWS
2 10 (14.08%) Azure
3 3 (4.23%) PaaS
4 2 (2.82%) IaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (12.68%) SQL Server
2 3 (4.23%) Relational Database
3 2 (2.82%) RDBMS
4 1 (1.41%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 1 (1.41%) Maven
1 1 (1.41%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 17 (23.94%) Social Skills
2 6 (8.45%) Retail
3 3 (4.23%) Games
3 3 (4.23%) Local Government
3 3 (4.23%) Manufacturing
4 1 (1.41%) Banking
4 1 (1.41%) Finance
4 1 (1.41%) Inclusion and Diversity
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 34 (47.89%) HTML
2 33 (46.48%) CSS
2 33 (46.48%) CSS3
2 33 (46.48%) HTML5
2 33 (46.48%) Java SE
3 23 (32.39%) .NET
4 7 (9.86%) .NET Core
5 5 (7.04%) Node.js
5 5 (7.04%) React
6 2 (2.82%) .NET Framework
6 2 (2.82%) AngularJS
6 2 (2.82%) Blazor
6 2 (2.82%) Entity Framework
6 2 (2.82%) Ext JS
6 2 (2.82%) REST
7 1 (1.41%) ASP.NET Web API
7 1 (1.41%) Spring
7 1 (1.41%) Unity (Game Engine)
7 1 (1.41%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 33 (46.48%) Data Structures
2 4 (5.63%) Greenfield Project
3 2 (2.82%) e-Learning
3 2 (2.82%) Podcast
4 1 (1.41%) Client/Server
4 1 (1.41%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (1.41%) HoloLens
4 1 (1.41%) iSeries
4 1 (1.41%) Oculus Rift
Operating Systems
1 1 (1.41%) CentOS
1 1 (1.41%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 47 (66.20%) OO
1 47 (66.20%) OOP
2 33 (46.48%) Functional Programming
3 15 (21.13%) Mentoring
4 9 (12.68%) CRM
4 9 (12.68%) SDLC
5 6 (8.45%) Coaching
6 5 (7.04%) Agile Software Development
6 5 (7.04%) Problem-Solving
6 5 (7.04%) Stakeholder Management
7 4 (5.63%) TDD
8 3 (4.23%) Software Engineering
9 2 (2.82%) BDD
9 2 (2.82%) CI/CD
9 2 (2.82%) Informatics
9 2 (2.82%) Integration Testing
9 2 (2.82%) Microservices
9 2 (2.82%) Process Improvement
9 2 (2.82%) Technical Leadership
9 2 (2.82%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 57 (80.28%) C#
2 55 (77.46%) JavaScript
3 49 (69.01%) Java
4 43 (60.56%) Python
5 33 (46.48%) Java 8
6 14 (19.72%) C++
6 14 (19.72%) Ruby
6 14 (19.72%) Scala
7 9 (12.68%) Apple Swift
7 9 (12.68%) Dart
7 9 (12.68%) Kotlin
7 9 (12.68%) MATLAB
7 9 (12.68%) Objective-C
7 9 (12.68%) Pascal
7 9 (12.68%) Perl
7 9 (12.68%) PHP
7 9 (12.68%) R
7 9 (12.68%) VB.NET
8 3 (4.23%) SQL
9 2 (2.82%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 33 (46.48%) CIW
1 33 (46.48%) OCA
1 33 (46.48%) OCP
1 33 (46.48%) Oracle Certification
System Software
1 1 (1.41%) Docker
Vendors
1 38 (53.52%) Microsoft
2 33 (46.48%) Oracle
3 14 (19.72%) Salesforce.com
4 1 (1.41%) IBM
4 1 (1.41%) Red Hat