Period
to 20 February 2018

The median annual salary for a Software Developer was £35,000 in advertised job vacancies in Tyne and Wear during the 6 months to 20 February 2018.

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

Software Developer
North East > Tyne and Wear
6 months to
20 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 40 39 38
Rank change year-on-year -1 -1 -18
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Developer 76 54 64
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Tyne and Wear 5.81% 5.33% 6.81%
As % of the Job Titles category 5.95% 5.56% 6.94%
Number of salaries quoted 72 53 73
Tyne and Wear median annual salary £35,000 £40,000 £33,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -12.50% +21.21% -1.49%
10th Percentile £27,500 £29,000 £26,500
90th Percentile £50,000 £47,500 £46,750
North East median annual salary £35,000 £40,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year -12.50% +14.29% +4.48%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Tyne and Wear. 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
Tyne and Wear
Permanent vacancies in Tyne and Wear with a recognized job title 1,278 971 922
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 97.78% 95.85% 98.09%
Number of salaries quoted 1,110 824 811
Tyne and Wear median annual salary £40,000 £35,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +14.29% - -4.11%
10th Percentile £22,500 £21,250 £21,250
90th Percentile £64,063 £53,750 £58,750
North East median annual salary £40,000 £35,500 £36,018
% change year-on-year +12.68% -1.44% -3.95%

Software Developer
Job Vacancy Trend in Tyne and Wear

Job postings that featured Software Developer in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Tyne and Wear.

Job vacancy trend for Software Developer in Tyne and Wear

Software Developer
Salary Trend in Tyne and Wear

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Software Developer in Tyne and Wear.

Salary trend for Software Developer in Tyne and Wear

Software Developer
Salary Histogram in Tyne and Wear

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Software Developer in Tyne and Wear over the 6 months to 20 February 2018.

Salary histogram for Software Developer in Tyne and Wear

Software Developer
Job Locations in Tyne and Wear

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Software Developer within the Tyne and Wear region over the 6 months to 20 February 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
Newcastle upon Tyne +7 57 £35,000 -6.67% 14
Gateshead -13 12 £35,000 -12.50% 2
Hebburn -2 3 £25,500 -27.14%
Sunderland -3 3 £33,000 +24.53% 1
North Shields - 1 £34,500 - 1
Software Developer
North East

Software Developer Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in Tyne and Wear

For the 6 months to 20 February 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 Tyne and Wear region featuring Software Developer in the job title.

1 75 (98.68%) .NET
2 59 (77.63%) ASP.NET
3 54 (71.05%) Agile Software Development
4 53 (69.74%) JavaScript
5 51 (67.11%) C#
6 49 (64.47%) MVC
7 43 (56.58%) AngularJS
8 37 (48.68%) SQL Server
9 35 (46.05%) ASP.NET MVC
10 33 (43.42%) SOLID
11 26 (34.21%) ASP.NET Web API
12 24 (31.58%) Microsoft
12 24 (31.58%) .NET Framework
13 22 (28.95%) Web Development
13 22 (28.95%) Web Services
14 21 (27.63%) TDD
15 20 (26.32%) CRM
16 19 (25.00%) WPF
16 19 (25.00%) RESTful
17 18 (23.68%) Dynamics CRM
17 18 (23.68%) Software Engineering
17 18 (23.68%) SQL Server Reporting Services
17 18 (23.68%) SharePoint
17 18 (23.68%) React
17 18 (23.68%) Xamarin
17 18 (23.68%) KnockoutJS
18 17 (22.37%) Mobile App
18 17 (22.37%) Windows
18 17 (22.37%) Android
18 17 (22.37%) Domain-Driven Design

Software Developer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Tyne and Wear 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 18 (23.68%) SharePoint
2 3 (3.95%) IIS
3 1 (1.32%) CMS
3 1 (1.32%) Sitecore CMS
3 1 (1.32%) WordPress
Applications
1 1 (1.32%) GNU Octave
Business Applications
1 18 (23.68%) Dynamics CRM
2 16 (21.05%) Dynamics GP
Cloud Services
1 4 (5.26%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (2.63%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (1.32%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (7.89%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 37 (48.68%) SQL Server
2 18 (23.68%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 8 (10.53%) Oracle Database
4 3 (3.95%) MySQL
4 3 (3.95%) SQL Server 2014
5 1 (1.32%) Big Data
5 1 (1.32%) Hadoop
5 1 (1.32%) MongoDB
5 1 (1.32%) NoSQL
5 1 (1.32%) SQL Server 2008
5 1 (1.32%) SQL Server 2012
5 1 (1.32%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 9 (11.84%) Team Foundation Server
2 5 (6.58%) Visual Studio
3 4 (5.26%) Git (software)
4 1 (1.32%) Gradle
4 1 (1.32%) Maven
General
1 12 (15.79%) Finance
2 4 (5.26%) Advertising
3 2 (2.63%) Retail
4 1 (1.32%) Banking
4 1 (1.32%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 75 (98.68%) .NET
2 59 (77.63%) ASP.NET
3 43 (56.58%) AngularJS
4 35 (46.05%) ASP.NET MVC
5 26 (34.21%) ASP.NET Web API
6 24 (31.58%) .NET Framework
7 22 (28.95%) Web Services
8 19 (25.00%) RESTful
8 19 (25.00%) WPF
9 18 (23.68%) KnockoutJS
9 18 (23.68%) React
10 16 (21.05%) HTML
11 11 (14.47%) CSS
12 9 (11.84%) Ajax
12 9 (11.84%) HTML5
13 8 (10.53%) ASP.NET MVC 5
13 8 (10.53%) Entity Framework
14 6 (7.89%) jQuery
14 6 (7.89%) WCF
15 5 (6.58%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 17 (22.37%) Mobile App
2 4 (5.26%) Greenfield Project
3 1 (1.32%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (1.32%) Computer Science
3 1 (1.32%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (1.32%) Linux Command Line
3 1 (1.32%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 17 (22.37%) Android
1 17 (22.37%) Apple iOS
1 17 (22.37%) Windows
2 1 (1.32%) Linux
2 1 (1.32%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 54 (71.05%) Agile Software Development
2 49 (64.47%) MVC
3 33 (43.42%) SOLID
4 22 (28.95%) Web Development
5 21 (27.63%) TDD
6 20 (26.32%) CRM
7 18 (23.68%) Software Engineering
8 17 (22.37%) BDD
8 17 (22.37%) Domain-Driven Design
9 16 (21.05%) Continuous Integration
9 16 (21.05%) Don't repeat yourself (DRY)
9 16 (21.05%) Mob Programming
9 16 (21.05%) Unit Testing
9 16 (21.05%) User Stories
10 15 (19.74%) YAGNI
11 9 (11.84%) Test Automation
12 8 (10.53%) Scrum
12 8 (10.53%) SDLC
12 8 (10.53%) Service Design
12 8 (10.53%) Software Testing
Programming Languages
1 53 (69.74%) JavaScript
2 51 (67.11%) C#
3 16 (21.05%) TypeScript
3 16 (21.05%) VBA
4 12 (15.79%) SQL
5 6 (7.89%) Java
6 2 (2.63%) Python
6 2 (2.63%) T-SQL
6 2 (2.63%) VB.NET
7 1 (1.32%) C++
7 1 (1.32%) Fortran
7 1 (1.32%) Go
7 1 (1.32%) MATLAB
7 1 (1.32%) PHP
7 1 (1.32%) R
7 1 (1.32%) RPG
7 1 (1.32%) RPG III
7 1 (1.32%) RPG IV
7 1 (1.32%) Ruby
7 1 (1.32%) Scala
Qualifications
1 13 (17.11%) Degree
2 1 (1.32%) Computer Science Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.32%) QA
System Software
1 1 (1.32%) Docker
Systems Management
1 2 (2.63%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 24 (31.58%) Microsoft
2 18 (23.68%) Xamarin
3 8 (10.53%) Oracle
4 3 (3.95%) Sitecore
5 1 (1.32%) IBM
5 1 (1.32%) Telerik