Period
to 16 January 2019

The median annual salary for a Software Developer was £47,500 in advertised job vacancies in Tyne and Wear during the 6 months to 16 January 2019.

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
16 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 55 36 45
Rank change year-on-year -19 +9 -9
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Developer 49 72 51
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Tyne and Wear 4.46% 6.48% 4.95%
As % of the Job Titles category 4.79% 6.64% 5.16%
Number of salaries quoted 46 68 49
Tyne and Wear median annual salary £47,500 £35,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +35.71% -12.50% +14.29%
10th Percentile £31,875 £27,500 £29,150
90th Percentile £53,750 £50,000 £51,500
North East median annual salary £47,500 £35,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year +35.71% -9.09% +10.00%

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 1,024 1,084 989
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 93.26% 97.57% 95.93%
Number of salaries quoted 835 952 823
Tyne and Wear median annual salary £42,500 £39,513 £37,062
Median salary % change year-on-year +7.56% +6.61% +5.89%
10th Percentile £25,000 £22,500 £21,250
90th Percentile £66,250 £62,500 £53,935
North East median annual salary £41,000 £39,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year +5.13% +4.00% -

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 16 January 2019.

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 16 January 2019. 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 -21 31 £40,000 +14.29% 15
Prudhoe - 18 £47,500 - 3
Sunderland +5 3 £40,000 +21.21% 1
Software Developer
North East

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

For the 6 months to 16 January 2019, 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 35 (71.43%) C#
2 32 (65.31%) Java
3 30 (61.22%) JavaScript
4 29 (59.18%) .NET
5 27 (55.10%) ASP.NET
5 27 (55.10%) Scrum
6 26 (53.06%) MVC
7 25 (51.02%) CSS
8 24 (48.98%) SQL Server
9 23 (46.94%) SQL
10 22 (44.90%) Git (software)
11 21 (42.86%) ASP.NET MVC
11 21 (42.86%) Microsoft
12 20 (40.82%) Agile Software Development
12 20 (40.82%) ASP.NET Web API
13 19 (38.78%) CSS3
13 19 (38.78%) Unit Testing
14 18 (36.73%) Team Foundation Server
14 18 (36.73%) ASP.NET Core
15 14 (28.57%) C++
16 12 (24.49%) Computer Science
17 10 (20.41%) Degree
18 9 (18.37%) Software Engineering
18 9 (18.37%) HTML
18 9 (18.37%) OO
19 8 (16.33%) Mathematics
20 7 (14.29%) Microsoft Azure
20 7 (14.29%) Amazon AWS
20 7 (14.29%) Linux
20 7 (14.29%) ITSM

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 2 (4.08%) Umbraco
2 1 (2.04%) IIS
2 1 (2.04%) SharePoint
Cloud Services
1 7 (14.29%) Amazon AWS
1 7 (14.29%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 7 (14.29%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 24 (48.98%) SQL Server
2 3 (6.12%) GIS
3 2 (4.08%) MySQL
3 2 (4.08%) NoSQL
4 1 (2.04%) Big Data
4 1 (2.04%) SQL Server 2000
4 1 (2.04%) SQL Server 2005
4 1 (2.04%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 22 (44.90%) Git (software)
2 18 (36.73%) Team Foundation Server
3 3 (6.12%) Gradle
4 2 (4.08%) Cucumber
4 2 (4.08%) Gatling
4 2 (4.08%) Jenkins
4 2 (4.08%) JMeter
4 2 (4.08%) Mercurial
4 2 (4.08%) Selenium
4 2 (4.08%) Visual Studio
4 2 (4.08%) WebDriver
5 1 (2.04%) Octopus Deploy
General
1 6 (12.24%) Games
2 3 (6.12%) Telecoms
3 1 (2.04%) Advertising
3 1 (2.04%) Banking
3 1 (2.04%) Manufacturing
3 1 (2.04%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 29 (59.18%) .NET
2 27 (55.10%) ASP.NET
3 25 (51.02%) CSS
4 21 (42.86%) ASP.NET MVC
5 20 (40.82%) ASP.NET Web API
6 19 (38.78%) CSS3
7 18 (36.73%) ASP.NET Core
8 9 (18.37%) HTML
9 6 (12.24%) Java SE
10 5 (10.20%) AngularJS
10 5 (10.20%) JSON
10 5 (10.20%) React
11 3 (6.12%) AWT
11 3 (6.12%) REST
11 3 (6.12%) Swing
11 3 (6.12%) Vue.js
12 2 (4.08%) Laravel
12 2 (4.08%) SOAP
12 2 (4.08%) Web Services
12 2 (4.08%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 3 (6.12%) 3D Graphics
1 3 (6.12%) Algorithms
1 3 (6.12%) Greenfield Project
2 2 (4.08%) Self-Motivation
3 1 (2.04%) Podcast
Operating Systems
1 7 (14.29%) Linux
2 6 (12.24%) Windows
3 1 (2.04%) MVS
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (55.10%) Scrum
2 26 (53.06%) MVC
3 20 (40.82%) Agile Software Development
4 19 (38.78%) Unit Testing
5 12 (24.49%) Computer Science
6 9 (18.37%) OO
6 9 (18.37%) Software Engineering
7 8 (16.33%) Mathematics
8 7 (14.29%) ITSM
9 6 (12.24%) Physics
9 6 (12.24%) TDD
9 6 (12.24%) Technical Leadership
10 4 (8.16%) Web Development
11 3 (6.12%) OOD
12 2 (4.08%) Configuration Management
12 2 (4.08%) Integration Testing
12 2 (4.08%) Performance Testing
12 2 (4.08%) Software Testing
12 2 (4.08%) Test Automation
12 2 (4.08%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 35 (71.43%) C#
2 32 (65.31%) Java
3 30 (61.22%) JavaScript
4 23 (46.94%) SQL
5 14 (28.57%) C++
6 6 (12.24%) C
7 4 (8.16%) Python
8 3 (6.12%) Java 8
9 2 (4.08%) MATLAB
9 2 (4.08%) PHP
10 1 (2.04%) Scala
10 1 (2.04%) TypeScript
10 1 (2.04%) VB
10 1 (2.04%) VB.NET
10 1 (2.04%) VB6
Qualifications
1 10 (20.41%) Degree
2 6 (12.24%) Computer Science Degree
2 6 (12.24%) PhD
3 2 (4.08%) DBS Check
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.04%) GDPR
Vendors
1 21 (42.86%) Microsoft
2 1 (2.04%) Oracle
2 1 (2.04%) Xamarin