Period
to 21 July 2019

The median annual salary for a Software Developer was £46,000 in advertised job vacancies in Tyne and Wear during the 6 months to 21 July 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
21 Jul 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 45 40 38
Rank change year-on-year -5 -2 -6
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Developer 48 85 48
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Tyne and Wear 5.30% 6.27% 6.23%
As % of the Job Titles category 5.44% 6.42% 6.43%
Number of salaries quoted 46 77 46
Tyne and Wear median annual salary £46,000 £45,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.22% +12.50% +14.29%
10th Percentile £29,500 £29,750 £31,250
90th Percentile £52,500 £50,500 £46,875
North East median annual salary £44,000 £45,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year -2.22% +12.50% +14.29%

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 883 1,324 746
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 97.46% 97.64% 96.76%
Number of salaries quoted 665 1,087 660
Tyne and Wear median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% +6.67% +1.35%
10th Percentile £22,850 £21,950 £22,500
90th Percentile £62,500 £62,500 £52,500
North East median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £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 21 July 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 21 July 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 -10 29 £43,500 -3.33% 14
Prudhoe +2 14 £47,500 -
Gateshead - 3 £31,500 - 1
Sunderland +2 2 £47,500 +46.15% 1
Software Developer
North East

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

For the 6 months to 21 July 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 43 (89.58%) C#
2 35 (72.92%) .NET
3 30 (62.50%) JavaScript
4 27 (56.25%) SQL Server
5 25 (52.08%) CSS
5 25 (52.08%) Agile Software Development
6 23 (47.92%) MVC
6 23 (47.92%) ASP.NET
7 22 (45.83%) Java
8 19 (39.58%) ASP.NET MVC
9 18 (37.50%) ASP.NET Web API
10 16 (33.33%) Scrum
10 16 (33.33%) SQL
11 15 (31.25%) Git (software)
12 14 (29.17%) Unit Testing
12 14 (29.17%) Microsoft
13 13 (27.08%) Team Foundation Server
13 13 (27.08%) CSS3
13 13 (27.08%) ASP.NET Core
14 12 (25.00%) HTML
15 11 (22.92%) Software Engineering
15 11 (22.92%) TDD
16 8 (16.67%) C++
17 7 (14.58%) PHP
17 7 (14.58%) .NET Framework
17 7 (14.58%) Collaborative Working
17 7 (14.58%) Mentoring
18 6 (12.50%) SOLID
18 6 (12.50%) Web Development
19 5 (10.42%) Oracle

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 (4.17%) CMS
1 2 (4.17%) Drupal
1 2 (4.17%) Umbraco
1 2 (4.17%) WordPress
2 1 (2.08%) IIS
Business Applications
1 2 (4.17%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 5 (10.42%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (4.17%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (2.08%) NuGet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 27 (56.25%) SQL Server
2 1 (2.08%) SQL Server 2000
2 1 (2.08%) SQL Server 2005
2 1 (2.08%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (2.08%) SQL Server 2012
2 1 (2.08%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 1 (2.08%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 15 (31.25%) Git (software)
2 13 (27.08%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (2.08%) Gradle
3 1 (2.08%) Maven
3 1 (2.08%) MSBuild
3 1 (2.08%) Visual Studio
General
1 1 (2.08%) Marketing
1 1 (2.08%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 35 (72.92%) .NET
2 25 (52.08%) CSS
3 23 (47.92%) ASP.NET
4 19 (39.58%) ASP.NET MVC
5 18 (37.50%) ASP.NET Web API
6 13 (27.08%) ASP.NET Core
6 13 (27.08%) CSS3
7 12 (25.00%) HTML
8 7 (14.58%) .NET Framework
9 5 (10.42%) HTML5
9 5 (10.42%) Sass
10 4 (8.33%) AngularJS
10 4 (8.33%) jQuery
10 4 (8.33%) Web Services
11 2 (4.17%) .NET Core
11 2 (4.17%) React
11 2 (4.17%) RESTful
11 2 (4.17%) Twitter Bootstrap
11 2 (4.17%) XML
12 1 (2.08%) Entity Framework
Miscellaneous
1 5 (10.42%) Greenfield Project
2 2 (4.17%) Mobile App
2 2 (4.17%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 3 (6.25%) Windows
2 2 (4.17%) Android
2 2 (4.17%) Apple iOS
2 2 (4.17%) Linux
3 1 (2.08%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (52.08%) Agile Software Development
2 23 (47.92%) MVC
3 16 (33.33%) Scrum
4 14 (29.17%) Unit Testing
5 11 (22.92%) Software Engineering
5 11 (22.92%) TDD
6 7 (14.58%) Collaborative Working
6 7 (14.58%) Mentoring
7 6 (12.50%) SOLID
7 6 (12.50%) Web Development
8 5 (10.42%) Continuous Integration
9 3 (6.25%) Computer Science
10 2 (4.17%) E-Commerce
10 2 (4.17%) IT Strategy
10 2 (4.17%) OO
10 2 (4.17%) Pair Programming
10 2 (4.17%) Problem-Solving
10 2 (4.17%) System Testing
10 2 (4.17%) Technical Leadership
10 2 (4.17%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 43 (89.58%) C#
2 30 (62.50%) JavaScript
3 22 (45.83%) Java
4 16 (33.33%) SQL
5 8 (16.67%) C++
6 7 (14.58%) PHP
7 2 (4.17%) C
7 2 (4.17%) TypeScript
8 1 (2.08%) PowerShell
8 1 (2.08%) Python
8 1 (2.08%) Scala
Qualifications
1 5 (10.42%) Degree
2 1 (2.08%) Computer Science Degree
Vendors
1 14 (29.17%) Microsoft
2 5 (10.42%) Oracle
3 2 (4.17%) BT
3 2 (4.17%) WooCommerce
4 1 (2.08%) Epicor