Period
to 17 August 2018

The median annual salary for a Software Developer was £45,000 in advertised job vacancies in Tyne and Wear during the 6 months to 17 August 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
17 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 37 35 32
Rank change year-on-year -2 -3 +3
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Developer 83 46 100
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Tyne and Wear 6.50% 6.46% 8.70%
As % of the Job Titles category 6.65% 6.65% 9.11%
Number of salaries quoted 75 44 90
Tyne and Wear median annual salary £45,000 £40,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +12.50% +14.29% -12.50%
10th Percentile £30,350 £30,125 £22,500
90th Percentile £50,000 £50,000 £49,500
North East median annual salary £45,000 £40,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year +12.50% +14.29% -10.26%

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 1,248 692 1,098
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 97.73% 97.19% 95.56%
Number of salaries quoted 1,021 602 962
Tyne and Wear median annual salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.67% - +7.14%
10th Percentile £21,250 £22,500 £22,500
90th Percentile £62,500 £55,000 £56,125
North East median annual salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year +6.67% - -

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 17 August 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 17 August 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 -11 71 £45,000 +12.50% 10
Prudhoe -1 9 £47,500 +18.75% 2
Sunderland -9 2 £32,500 +1.56%
Software Developer
North East

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

For the 6 months to 17 August 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 79 (95.18%) .NET
2 77 (92.77%) C#
3 66 (79.52%) Microsoft
4 62 (74.70%) ASP.NET
5 58 (69.88%) Agile Software Development
6 53 (63.86%) MVC
7 51 (61.45%) JavaScript
8 41 (49.40%) .NET Framework
9 40 (48.19%) SQL Server
10 37 (44.58%) ASP.NET MVC
11 36 (43.37%) TDD
12 35 (42.17%) AngularJS
13 30 (36.14%) ASP.NET Web API
14 29 (34.94%) Web Services
15 28 (33.73%) SQL
15 28 (33.73%) HTML
16 26 (31.33%) Scrum
17 25 (30.12%) CSS
18 24 (28.92%) BDD
19 21 (25.30%) Entity Framework
20 20 (24.10%) SOLID
21 19 (22.89%) Don't repeat yourself (DRY)
21 19 (22.89%) Software Engineering
22 18 (21.69%) Advertising
22 18 (21.69%) React
22 18 (21.69%) Microsoft Azure
23 17 (20.48%) Unit Testing
23 17 (20.48%) jQuery
24 16 (19.28%) TypeScript
25 15 (18.07%) Team Foundation Server

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 7 (8.43%) CMS
2 6 (7.23%) Umbraco
3 5 (6.02%) Sitecore CMS
4 2 (2.41%) Elasticsearch
4 2 (2.41%) Wowza Streaming Engine
5 1 (1.20%) IIS
5 1 (1.20%) MS Exchange
Business Applications
1 1 (1.20%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 18 (21.69%) Microsoft Azure
2 12 (14.46%) Amazon AWS
3 4 (4.82%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (8.43%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 40 (48.19%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.20%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 15 (18.07%) Team Foundation Server
2 9 (10.84%) Git (software)
3 7 (8.43%) Visual Studio
4 6 (7.23%) MSTest
4 6 (7.23%) NUnit
5 2 (2.41%) Octopus Deploy
5 2 (2.41%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 18 (21.69%) Advertising
2 2 (2.41%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 79 (95.18%) .NET
2 62 (74.70%) ASP.NET
3 41 (49.40%) .NET Framework
4 37 (44.58%) ASP.NET MVC
5 35 (42.17%) AngularJS
6 30 (36.14%) ASP.NET Web API
7 29 (34.94%) Web Services
8 28 (33.73%) HTML
9 25 (30.12%) CSS
10 21 (25.30%) Entity Framework
11 18 (21.69%) React
12 17 (20.48%) jQuery
13 14 (16.87%) RESTful
14 12 (14.46%) HTML5
15 8 (9.64%) CSS3
16 7 (8.43%) Ajax
16 7 (8.43%) ASP.NET Core
17 6 (7.23%) .NET Core
17 6 (7.23%) Backbone.js
17 6 (7.23%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 8 (9.64%) Greenfield Project
2 2 (2.41%) e-Learning
2 2 (2.41%) Media Streaming
2 2 (2.41%) N-Tier
3 1 (1.20%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 1 (1.20%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 58 (69.88%) Agile Software Development
2 53 (63.86%) MVC
3 36 (43.37%) TDD
4 26 (31.33%) Scrum
5 24 (28.92%) BDD
6 20 (24.10%) SOLID
7 19 (22.89%) Don't repeat yourself (DRY)
7 19 (22.89%) Software Engineering
8 17 (20.48%) Unit Testing
9 14 (16.87%) Mentoring
9 14 (16.87%) Mob Programming
9 14 (16.87%) YAGNI
10 12 (14.46%) Front End Development
11 11 (13.25%) OO
12 10 (12.05%) Coaching
12 10 (12.05%) SDLC
13 9 (10.84%) Continuous Integration
14 8 (9.64%) Test Automation
15 6 (7.23%) Kanban
15 6 (7.23%) Web Application Development
Programming Languages
1 77 (92.77%) C#
2 51 (61.45%) JavaScript
3 28 (33.73%) SQL
4 16 (19.28%) TypeScript
5 13 (15.66%) Java
6 4 (4.82%) T-SQL
6 4 (4.82%) VB.NET
7 1 (1.20%) Python
7 1 (1.20%) Scala
Qualifications
1 8 (9.64%) Degree
2 1 (1.20%) Computer Science Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.20%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (1.20%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 66 (79.52%) Microsoft
2 7 (8.43%) Xamarin
3 5 (6.02%) Sitecore
4 3 (3.61%) Capita
5 1 (1.20%) Oracle