The median annual salary for a Software Developer was £40,000 in advertised job vacancies in Tyne and Wear during the 3 months to 25 March 2017.

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

3 months to
25 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Software Developer
North East / Tyne and Wear
Rank 41 35 26
Rank change year-on-year -6 -9  
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Developer 21 37 50
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Tyne and Wear 4.62% 7.46% 8.83%
As % of the Job Titles category 4.84% 7.72% 9.04%
Number of salaries quoted 21 36 49
Median salary £40,000 £35,625 £32,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +12.28% +9.61%  
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £27,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £48,000 £50,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year - +5.26%  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in permanent job vacancies advertised in Tyne and Wear. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such, the figures in the first row provide an indication of the number of permanent jobs in our overall sample.

IT Job Roles
Tyne and Wear
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 434 479 553
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Tyne and Wear 95.38% 96.57% 97.70%
Number of salaries quoted 398 419 470
Median salary £35,000 £35,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - -6.66%  
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £23,150 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £60,000 £50,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,000 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +1.20% +3.75%  

Software Developer
Job Vacancy Trend in Tyne and Wear

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Tyne and Wear that featured Software Developer in the job title.

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 3 months to 25 March 2017.

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 3 months to 25 March 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Newcastle upon Tyne -9 12 £38,750 +3.33% 5
Prudhoe - 5 £40,000 -
Software Developer
North East

Software Developer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Tyne and Wear

For the 6 months to 25 March 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 Tyne and Wear region featuring Software Developer in the job title.

1 36 (70.59%) C#
2 35 (68.63%) .NET
3 27 (52.94%) Agile Software Development
4 21 (41.18%) SQL Server
5 19 (37.25%) C++
6 18 (35.29%) SQL
7 17 (33.33%) JavaScript
8 16 (31.37%) ASP.NET
8 16 (31.37%) Web Services
8 16 (31.37%) Microsoft
8 16 (31.37%) Scrum
8 16 (31.37%) MVC
8 16 (31.37%) Software Engineering
9 15 (29.41%) Java
10 14 (27.45%) ASP.NET MVC
11 11 (21.57%) Degree
12 10 (19.61%) Unit Testing
12 10 (19.61%) SDLC
13 9 (17.65%) jQuery
13 9 (17.65%) Mathematics
13 9 (17.65%) VB.NET
13 9 (17.65%) HTML
14 8 (15.69%) CSS
14 8 (15.69%) Intranet
14 8 (15.69%) Classic ASP
14 8 (15.69%) Razor View Engine
15 7 (13.73%) Python
15 7 (13.73%) T-SQL
15 7 (13.73%) Ruby
15 7 (13.73%) TDD

Software Developer Skill Set
Top Related 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 3 (5.88%) BizTalk Server
2 1 (1.96%) CMS
2 1 (1.96%) WordPress
Applications
1 1 (1.96%) MS Excel
1 1 (1.96%) MS Office
1 1 (1.96%) Spreadsheet
1 1 (1.96%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 1 (1.96%) Magento
1 1 (1.96%) OpenCart
Cloud Services
1 3 (5.88%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (3.92%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 8 (15.69%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (41.18%) SQL Server
2 3 (5.88%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (1.96%) BusinessObjects
3 1 (1.96%) Crystal Reports
3 1 (1.96%) MongoDB
3 1 (1.96%) MySQL
3 1 (1.96%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 5 (9.80%) Team Foundation Server
2 4 (7.84%) Git (software)
3 3 (5.88%) Subversion
4 2 (3.92%) Eclipse
4 2 (3.92%) Gradle
5 1 (1.96%) JIRA
General
1 6 (11.76%) Electronics
2 3 (5.88%) Advertising
2 3 (5.88%) Games
3 2 (3.92%) Automotive
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 35 (68.63%) .NET
2 16 (31.37%) ASP.NET
2 16 (31.37%) Web Services
3 14 (27.45%) ASP.NET MVC
4 9 (17.65%) HTML
4 9 (17.65%) jQuery
5 8 (15.69%) Classic ASP
5 8 (15.69%) CSS
5 8 (15.69%) Razor View Engine
6 6 (11.76%) WCF
7 5 (9.80%) .NET Framework
8 4 (7.84%) XML
9 3 (5.88%) AngularJS
9 3 (5.88%) ASP.NET Web API
10 2 (3.92%) Ajax
10 2 (3.92%) DirectX
10 2 (3.92%) OpenGL
10 2 (3.92%) RESTful
11 1 (1.96%) NHibernate
11 1 (1.96%) Qt
Miscellaneous
1 3 (5.88%) Computer Science
2 2 (3.92%) Algorithms
2 2 (3.92%) Augmented Reality
2 2 (3.92%) Enterprise Software
2 2 (3.92%) HTC Vive
2 2 (3.92%) Oculus Rift
Operating Systems
1 3 (5.88%) Linux
2 1 (1.96%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (52.94%) Agile Software Development
2 16 (31.37%) MVC
2 16 (31.37%) Scrum
2 16 (31.37%) Software Engineering
3 10 (19.61%) SDLC
3 10 (19.61%) Unit Testing
4 9 (17.65%) Mathematics
5 7 (13.73%) TDD
6 6 (11.76%) Stakeholder Management
7 5 (9.80%) OO
8 4 (7.84%) Pair Programming
9 3 (5.88%) Line Management
9 3 (5.88%) Migration
9 3 (5.88%) Web Development
10 2 (3.92%) Mentoring
10 2 (3.92%) Multithreaded Programming
10 2 (3.92%) Multithreading
10 2 (3.92%) Software Architecture
10 2 (3.92%) Visual Effects
10 2 (3.92%) Visualisation
Programming Languages
1 36 (70.59%) C#
2 19 (37.25%) C++
3 18 (35.29%) SQL
4 17 (33.33%) JavaScript
5 15 (29.41%) Java
6 9 (17.65%) VB.NET
7 7 (13.73%) Python
7 7 (13.73%) Ruby
7 7 (13.73%) T-SQL
8 6 (11.76%) Scala
9 2 (3.92%) HLSL
9 2 (3.92%) PHP
Qualifications
1 11 (21.57%) Degree
2 3 (5.88%) SC Cleared
2 3 (5.88%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 16 (31.37%) Microsoft
2 3 (5.88%) CA Agile Central
3 1 (1.96%) Apple
3 1 (1.96%) Tableau
3 1 (1.96%) Xamarin
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