Period
to 24 November 2017

The median annual salary for a Software Developer was £34,500 in advertised job vacancies in Tyne and Wear during the 6 months to 24 November 2017.

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
24 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 39 40 30
Rank change year-on-year +1 -10 -6
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Developer 53 71 82
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Tyne and Wear 5.49% 6.06% 8.26%
As % of the Job Titles category 5.65% 6.39% 8.58%
Number of salaries quoted 53 66 112
Tyne and Wear median annual salary £34,500 £37,900 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -8.97% -5.25% +19.40%
10th Percentile £24,250 £29,000 £25,000
90th Percentile £52,000 £51,500 £52,500
North East median annual salary £35,000 £37,900 £40,000
% change year-on-year -7.65% -5.25% +19.40%

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 938 1111 956
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 97.20% 94.80% 96.27%
Number of salaries quoted 823 931 820
Tyne and Wear median annual salary £39,131 £39,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +0.33% +4.00% +7.14%
10th Percentile £22,500 £22,500 £23,000
90th Percentile £61,000 £57,500 £57,500
North East median annual salary £39,000 £38,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year +1.30% +2.67% +5.63%

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 24 November 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 6 months to 24 November 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
Newcastle upon Tyne -2 38 £34,000 -2.86% 5
Gateshead -2 7 £35,000 -12.50% 2
Sunderland -2 4 £33,250 +25.47%
Hebburn -1 3 £25,500 -27.14%
North Shields - 1 £34,500 -
Software Developer
North East

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

For the 6 months to 24 November 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 47 (88.68%) .NET
2 36 (67.92%) JavaScript
2 36 (67.92%) MVC
3 33 (62.26%) ASP.NET
4 31 (58.49%) Agile Software Development
5 30 (56.60%) C#
6 28 (52.83%) SQL Server
7 27 (50.94%) ASP.NET MVC
8 23 (43.40%) AngularJS
9 17 (32.08%) SQL
10 16 (30.19%) Web Development
10 16 (30.19%) SOLID
11 15 (28.30%) Mobile App
11 15 (28.30%) WPF
12 14 (26.42%) Degree
12 14 (26.42%) HTML
12 14 (26.42%) CRM
13 13 (24.53%) Unit Testing
13 13 (24.53%) KnockoutJS
13 13 (24.53%) React
14 12 (22.64%) Android
14 12 (22.64%) Continuous Integration
14 12 (22.64%) .NET Framework
14 12 (22.64%) Apple iOS
14 12 (22.64%) Domain-Driven Design
15 11 (20.75%) Dynamics CRM
15 11 (20.75%) Dynamics GP
15 11 (20.75%) SQL Server Reporting Services
15 11 (20.75%) Software Engineering
15 11 (20.75%) SharePoint

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 11 (20.75%) SharePoint
2 3 (5.66%) CMS
2 3 (5.66%) IIS
2 3 (5.66%) Sitecore CMS
3 1 (1.89%) Umbraco
3 1 (1.89%) WordPress
Business Applications
1 11 (20.75%) Dynamics CRM
1 11 (20.75%) Dynamics GP
Cloud Services
1 6 (11.32%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (5.66%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (13.21%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 28 (52.83%) SQL Server
2 11 (20.75%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 7 (13.21%) Oracle Database
4 6 (11.32%) MySQL
5 2 (3.77%) SQL Server 2008
6 1 (1.89%) MongoDB
6 1 (1.89%) Relational Database
6 1 (1.89%) SQL Server 2012
6 1 (1.89%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 8 (15.09%) Team Foundation Server
2 4 (7.55%) Maven
3 3 (5.66%) Git (software)
4 2 (3.77%) Visual Studio
5 1 (1.89%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 1 (1.89%) Gradle
5 1 (1.89%) MSTest
5 1 (1.89%) NUnit
5 1 (1.89%) Octopus Deploy
5 1 (1.89%) Subversion
5 1 (1.89%) TeamCity
General
1 10 (18.87%) Finance
2 3 (5.66%) Advertising
2 3 (5.66%) Games
3 2 (3.77%) Retail
4 1 (1.89%) Banking
4 1 (1.89%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 47 (88.68%) .NET
2 33 (62.26%) ASP.NET
3 27 (50.94%) ASP.NET MVC
4 23 (43.40%) AngularJS
5 15 (28.30%) WPF
6 14 (26.42%) HTML
7 13 (24.53%) KnockoutJS
7 13 (24.53%) React
8 12 (22.64%) .NET Framework
9 11 (20.75%) CSS
10 10 (18.87%) ASP.NET Web API
10 10 (18.87%) Entity Framework
11 9 (16.98%) Ajax
12 7 (13.21%) ASP.NET MVC 5
12 7 (13.21%) HTML5
12 7 (13.21%) Web Services
13 4 (7.55%) jQuery
13 4 (7.55%) Twitter Bootstrap
14 3 (5.66%) Backbone.js
14 3 (5.66%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 15 (28.30%) Mobile App
2 5 (9.43%) Greenfield Project
3 1 (1.89%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (1.89%) Computer Science
3 1 (1.89%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (1.89%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 12 (22.64%) Android
1 12 (22.64%) Apple iOS
2 11 (20.75%) Windows
3 3 (5.66%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 36 (67.92%) MVC
2 31 (58.49%) Agile Software Development
3 16 (30.19%) SOLID
3 16 (30.19%) Web Development
4 14 (26.42%) CRM
5 13 (24.53%) Unit Testing
6 12 (22.64%) Continuous Integration
6 12 (22.64%) Domain-Driven Design
7 11 (20.75%) Scrum
7 11 (20.75%) Software Engineering
7 11 (20.75%) User Stories
8 9 (16.98%) Test Automation
9 8 (15.09%) TDD
10 7 (13.21%) SDLC
10 7 (13.21%) Service Design
10 7 (13.21%) Software Testing
11 4 (7.55%) Microservices
11 4 (7.55%) Software Architecture
12 3 (5.66%) OO
12 3 (5.66%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 36 (67.92%) JavaScript
2 30 (56.60%) C#
3 17 (32.08%) SQL
4 11 (20.75%) VBA
5 6 (11.32%) Java
6 5 (9.43%) Python
7 3 (5.66%) T-SQL
7 3 (5.66%) VB.NET
8 1 (1.89%) Go
8 1 (1.89%) PHP
8 1 (1.89%) R
8 1 (1.89%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 14 (26.42%) Degree
2 1 (1.89%) Computer Science Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.77%) QA
System Software
1 1 (1.89%) Docker
Systems Management
1 1 (1.89%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 11 (20.75%) Xamarin
2 9 (16.98%) Microsoft
3 7 (13.21%) Oracle
4 3 (5.66%) Sitecore
5 1 (1.89%) Telerik