Period
to 25 May 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 25 May 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
25 May 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 34 41 32
Rank change year-on-year +7 -9 -2
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Developer 90 53 83
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Tyne and Wear 6.52% 6.21% 8.46%
As % of the Job Titles category 6.65% 6.42% 8.76%
Number of salaries quoted 80 51 76
Tyne and Wear median annual salary £45,000 £40,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +12.50% +14.29% +7.69%
10th Percentile £29,750 £30,000 £22,500
90th Percentile £50,125 £50,000 £49,500
North East median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year +6.25% +14.29% +7.69%

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 1,354 826 947
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 98.12% 96.83% 96.53%
Number of salaries quoted 1,131 750 832
Tyne and Wear median annual salary £41,500 £35,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +18.57% - -
10th Percentile £21,250 £21,250 £21,250
90th Percentile £63,750 £50,000 £53,750
North East median annual salary £40,000 £35,000 £36,000
% change year-on-year +14.29% -2.78% +2.18%

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 25 May 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 25 May 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 +8 80 £45,000 +12.50% 11
Gateshead -19 5 £42,000 +9.09% 3
Sunderland -7 3 £32,500 - 2
Prudhoe 0 2 £47,500 +18.75% 1
Software Developer
North East

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

For the 6 months to 25 May 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 87 (96.67%) .NET
2 78 (86.67%) C#
3 72 (80.00%) Agile Software Development
4 68 (75.56%) ASP.NET
5 65 (72.22%) Microsoft
6 57 (63.33%) JavaScript
7 51 (56.67%) MVC
8 49 (54.44%) AngularJS
9 45 (50.00%) TDD
9 45 (50.00%) .NET Framework
10 40 (44.44%) Web Services
11 36 (40.00%) SQL Server
12 35 (38.89%) ASP.NET Web API
13 34 (37.78%) SOLID
14 33 (36.67%) ASP.NET MVC
14 33 (36.67%) BDD
15 30 (33.33%) HTML
16 29 (32.22%) Don't repeat yourself (DRY)
17 28 (31.11%) RESTful
18 27 (30.00%) TypeScript
19 26 (28.89%) Software Engineering
20 25 (27.78%) Mob Programming
21 24 (26.67%) YAGNI
22 21 (23.33%) React
23 19 (21.11%) Advertising
24 17 (18.89%) SQL
24 17 (18.89%) CSS
24 17 (18.89%) jQuery
25 16 (17.78%) Scrum
26 15 (16.67%) HTML5

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 (7.78%) SharePoint
2 6 (6.67%) CMS
3 4 (4.44%) Sitecore CMS
3 4 (4.44%) Umbraco
4 2 (2.22%) Elasticsearch
4 2 (2.22%) Wowza Streaming Engine
5 1 (1.11%) IIS
5 1 (1.11%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 1 (1.11%) GNU Octave
Business Applications
1 8 (8.89%) Dynamics CRM
2 5 (5.56%) Dynamics GP
Cloud Services
1 15 (16.67%) Microsoft Azure
2 11 (12.22%) Amazon AWS
3 5 (5.56%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (2.22%) Intranet
1 2 (2.22%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 36 (40.00%) SQL Server
2 7 (7.78%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 3 (3.33%) SQL Server 2014
4 1 (1.11%) Big Data
4 1 (1.11%) Hadoop
4 1 (1.11%) MySQL
4 1 (1.11%) NoSQL
4 1 (1.11%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 12 (13.33%) Team Foundation Server
2 9 (10.00%) Visual Studio
3 6 (6.67%) Git (software)
3 6 (6.67%) MSTest
3 6 (6.67%) NUnit
4 2 (2.22%) Octopus Deploy
4 2 (2.22%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 19 (21.11%) Advertising
2 3 (3.33%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 87 (96.67%) .NET
2 68 (75.56%) ASP.NET
3 49 (54.44%) AngularJS
4 45 (50.00%) .NET Framework
5 40 (44.44%) Web Services
6 35 (38.89%) ASP.NET Web API
7 33 (36.67%) ASP.NET MVC
8 30 (33.33%) HTML
9 28 (31.11%) RESTful
10 21 (23.33%) React
11 17 (18.89%) CSS
11 17 (18.89%) jQuery
12 15 (16.67%) HTML5
13 14 (15.56%) Entity Framework
14 10 (11.11%) WCF
15 7 (7.78%) .NET Core
15 7 (7.78%) Ajax
15 7 (7.78%) KnockoutJS
15 7 (7.78%) WPF
16 6 (6.67%) Backbone.js
Miscellaneous
1 6 (6.67%) Greenfield Project
2 5 (5.56%) Mobile App
3 2 (2.22%) e-Learning
3 2 (2.22%) Media Streaming
3 2 (2.22%) N-Tier
4 1 (1.11%) Computer Science
4 1 (1.11%) Linux Command Line
4 1 (1.11%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 6 (6.67%) Windows
2 5 (5.56%) Android
2 5 (5.56%) Apple iOS
3 1 (1.11%) Linux
3 1 (1.11%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 72 (80.00%) Agile Software Development
2 51 (56.67%) MVC
3 45 (50.00%) TDD
4 34 (37.78%) SOLID
5 33 (36.67%) BDD
6 29 (32.22%) Don't repeat yourself (DRY)
7 26 (28.89%) Software Engineering
8 25 (27.78%) Mob Programming
9 24 (26.67%) YAGNI
10 16 (17.78%) Scrum
11 14 (15.56%) Mentoring
12 13 (14.44%) OO
12 13 (14.44%) Unit Testing
13 12 (13.33%) Continuous Integration
14 11 (12.22%) SDLC
15 9 (10.00%) Coaching
15 9 (10.00%) CRM
16 8 (8.89%) Test Automation
16 8 (8.89%) Web Development
17 7 (7.78%) Domain-Driven Design
Programming Languages
1 78 (86.67%) C#
2 57 (63.33%) JavaScript
3 27 (30.00%) TypeScript
4 17 (18.89%) SQL
5 11 (12.22%) Java
6 5 (5.56%) VBA
7 3 (3.33%) VB.NET
8 2 (2.22%) Scala
8 2 (2.22%) T-SQL
9 1 (1.11%) C++
9 1 (1.11%) Fortran
9 1 (1.11%) MATLAB
9 1 (1.11%) RPG
9 1 (1.11%) RPG III
9 1 (1.11%) RPG IV
9 1 (1.11%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 8 (8.89%) Degree
2 1 (1.11%) Computer Science Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.11%) QA
Systems Management
1 2 (2.22%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 65 (72.22%) Microsoft
2 13 (14.44%) Xamarin
3 6 (6.67%) Sitecore
4 2 (2.22%) Capita
4 2 (2.22%) Oracle
5 1 (1.11%) IBM