Period
to 23 September 2017

The median annual salary for a Software Developer was £40,000 in advertised job vacancies in the North East during the 6 months to 23 September 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
23 Sep 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 43 38 32
Rank change year-on-year -5 -6 -5
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Developer 59 101 128
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North East 5.19% 6.64% 8.31%
As % of the Job Titles category 5.39% 7.00% 8.62%
Number of salaries quoted 57 91 151
North East median annual salary £40,000 £35,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +14.29% -12.50% +14.29%
10th Percentile £27,500 £22,500 £23,000
90th Percentile £50,000 £51,500 £51,250
England median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

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 1094 1443 1485
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.30% 94.93% 96.37%
Number of salaries quoted 931 1287 1267
North East median annual salary £37,500 £38,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -2.60% +2.67% +7.14%
10th Percentile £22,500 £23,650 £24,500
90th Percentile £57,500 £60,000 £55,000
England median annual salary £48,500 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +2.11% +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 23 September 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 23 September 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 -5 45 £39,000 +11.43% 5
Durham -4 13 £40,000 +66.67% 2
Northumberland - 1 £22,500 -
Software Developer
England

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

For the 6 months to 23 September 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 (74.58%) .NET
2 40 (67.80%) C#
3 37 (62.71%) JavaScript
4 36 (61.02%) ASP.NET
5 35 (59.32%) SQL Server
5 35 (59.32%) Agile Software Development
6 34 (57.63%) MVC
7 30 (50.85%) HTML
8 29 (49.15%) SQL
9 24 (40.68%) CSS
10 21 (35.59%) Web Services
11 19 (32.20%) AngularJS
12 18 (30.51%) Microsoft
13 16 (27.12%) .NET Framework
13 16 (27.12%) ASP.NET MVC
14 13 (22.03%) WPF
15 12 (20.34%) Degree
15 12 (20.34%) Continuous Integration
15 12 (20.34%) TDD
15 12 (20.34%) SOAP
15 12 (20.34%) HTML5
15 12 (20.34%) SOLID
16 11 (18.64%) REST
16 11 (18.64%) Java
16 11 (18.64%) Scrum
17 10 (16.95%) Software Engineering
17 10 (16.95%) Git (software)
17 10 (16.95%) WCF
17 10 (16.95%) Waterfall
18 9 (15.25%) Web Development

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 4 (6.78%) SharePoint
2 3 (5.08%) CMS
2 3 (5.08%) Sitecore CMS
3 2 (3.39%) Umbraco
4 1 (1.69%) IIS
4 1 (1.69%) OpenEdge
Business Applications
1 4 (6.78%) Dynamics CRM
1 4 (6.78%) Dynamics GP
Cloud Services
1 6 (10.17%) Microsoft Azure
2 5 (8.47%) Amazon AWS
2 5 (8.47%) SaaS
3 2 (3.39%) Amazon EC2
4 1 (1.69%) GitHub
4 1 (1.69%) Slack
Communications & Networking
1 7 (11.86%) SMS
2 2 (3.39%) HTTP
3 1 (1.69%) Firewall
3 1 (1.69%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 35 (59.32%) SQL Server
2 6 (10.17%) SQL Server 2012
3 4 (6.78%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 3 (5.08%) MySQL
4 3 (5.08%) Relational Database
5 2 (3.39%) PostgreSQL
6 1 (1.69%) MongoDB
6 1 (1.69%) Oracle Database
6 1 (1.69%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 10 (16.95%) Git (software)
2 4 (6.78%) Maven
2 4 (6.78%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (1.69%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 1 (1.69%) Jenkins
3 1 (1.69%) MSTest
3 1 (1.69%) NUnit
3 1 (1.69%) Octopus Deploy
3 1 (1.69%) Subversion
3 1 (1.69%) TeamCity
3 1 (1.69%) Visual Studio
General
1 5 (8.47%) Advertising
2 4 (6.78%) Retail
3 3 (5.08%) Finance
3 3 (5.08%) Games
4 1 (1.69%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 44 (74.58%) .NET
2 36 (61.02%) ASP.NET
3 30 (50.85%) HTML
4 24 (40.68%) CSS
5 21 (35.59%) Web Services
6 19 (32.20%) AngularJS
7 16 (27.12%) .NET Framework
7 16 (27.12%) ASP.NET MVC
8 13 (22.03%) WPF
9 12 (20.34%) HTML5
9 12 (20.34%) SOAP
10 11 (18.64%) REST
11 10 (16.95%) WCF
12 8 (13.56%) KnockoutJS
13 7 (11.86%) Entity Framework
13 7 (11.86%) jQuery
14 6 (10.17%) ASP.NET Web API
14 6 (10.17%) React
15 5 (8.47%) Angular 2
15 5 (8.47%) ASP.NET Web Forms
Miscellaneous
1 8 (13.56%) Greenfield Project
2 7 (11.86%) Mobile App
3 4 (6.78%) Computer Science
4 1 (1.69%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (1.69%) Blog
Operating Systems
1 5 (8.47%) Android
1 5 (8.47%) Apple iOS
2 4 (6.78%) Windows
3 3 (5.08%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 35 (59.32%) Agile Software Development
2 34 (57.63%) MVC
3 12 (20.34%) Continuous Integration
3 12 (20.34%) SOLID
3 12 (20.34%) TDD
4 11 (18.64%) Scrum
5 10 (16.95%) Software Engineering
5 10 (16.95%) Waterfall
6 9 (15.25%) Web Development
7 8 (13.56%) CRM
7 8 (13.56%) SDLC
7 8 (13.56%) Unit Testing
8 6 (10.17%) Line Management
9 5 (8.47%) OO
9 5 (8.47%) User Stories
10 4 (6.78%) Domain-Driven Design
10 4 (6.78%) Mathematics
10 4 (6.78%) Software Architecture
11 3 (5.08%) Dependency Injection
11 3 (5.08%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 40 (67.80%) C#
2 37 (62.71%) JavaScript
3 29 (49.15%) SQL
4 11 (18.64%) Java
5 6 (10.17%) T-SQL
5 6 (10.17%) VB.NET
6 5 (8.47%) Python
7 4 (6.78%) C++
7 4 (6.78%) VBA
8 2 (3.39%) Go
8 2 (3.39%) Perl
8 2 (3.39%) PHP
8 2 (3.39%) TypeScript
9 1 (1.69%) C
9 1 (1.69%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 12 (20.34%) Degree
2 4 (6.78%) Computer Science Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.39%) QA
System Software
1 2 (3.39%) Docker
Systems Management
1 2 (3.39%) Kubernetes
1 2 (3.39%) Terraform
2 1 (1.69%) Nagios
2 1 (1.69%) Opsview
2 1 (1.69%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 18 (30.51%) Microsoft
2 4 (6.78%) Xamarin
3 3 (5.08%) Sitecore
4 2 (3.39%) Oracle
5 1 (1.69%) Blue Prism
5 1 (1.69%) Progress
5 1 (1.69%) Splunk
5 1 (1.69%) Telerik