Period
to 16 November 2018

The median annual salary for a Software Developer was £46,250 in advertised job vacancies in Tyne and Wear during the 6 months to 16 November 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
16 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 50 35 36
Rank change year-on-year -15 +1 -7
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Developer 60 52 75
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Tyne and Wear 5.24% 5.62% 6.47%
As % of the Job Titles category 5.56% 5.76% 6.79%
Number of salaries quoted 56 52 69
Tyne and Wear median annual salary £46,250 £34,500 £37,900
Median salary % change year-on-year +34.06% -8.97% -5.25%
10th Percentile £31,250 £24,250 £28,650
90th Percentile £50,000 £52,500 £51,500
North East median annual salary £45,000 £35,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year +28.57% -6.67% -6.25%

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 1,079 902 1,104
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.15% 97.41% 95.25%
Number of salaries quoted 883 789 932
Tyne and Wear median annual salary £41,000 £39,513 £39,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.76% +1.31% +4.00%
10th Percentile £23,050 £22,500 £22,500
90th Percentile £65,000 £60,000 £57,500
North East median annual salary £40,000 £39,065 £38,500
% change year-on-year +2.39% +1.47% +2.67%

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 16 November 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 16 November 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 -15 41 £40,000 +17.65% 9
Prudhoe - 17 £47,500 - 1
Sunderland -2 3 £40,000 +20.30% 2
Software Developer
North East

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

For the 6 months to 16 November 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 50 (83.33%) C#
2 47 (78.33%) .NET
3 40 (66.67%) ASP.NET
4 39 (65.00%) JavaScript
5 36 (60.00%) Microsoft
6 35 (58.33%) MVC
7 34 (56.67%) SQL Server
8 29 (48.33%) Agile Software Development
9 28 (46.67%) Scrum
9 28 (46.67%) SQL
10 27 (45.00%) ASP.NET MVC
11 26 (43.33%) ASP.NET Web API
12 25 (41.67%) Java
13 24 (40.00%) CSS
14 22 (36.67%) Unit Testing
15 19 (31.67%) Git (software)
16 17 (28.33%) Team Foundation Server
17 16 (26.67%) .NET Framework
17 16 (26.67%) CSS3
17 16 (26.67%) ASP.NET Core
18 14 (23.33%) TDD
19 13 (21.67%) AngularJS
20 12 (20.00%) Intranet
21 11 (18.33%) HTML
21 11 (18.33%) ITSM
21 11 (18.33%) BDD
22 10 (16.67%) Web Services
23 9 (15.00%) Microsoft Azure
23 9 (15.00%) Entity Framework
23 9 (15.00%) Degree

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 (3.33%) Umbraco
2 1 (1.67%) CMS
2 1 (1.67%) SharePoint
2 1 (1.67%) Sitecore CMS
2 1 (1.67%) Wowza Streaming Engine
Business Applications
1 1 (1.67%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 9 (15.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 5 (8.33%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 12 (20.00%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 34 (56.67%) SQL Server
2 2 (3.33%) GIS
2 2 (3.33%) MySQL
2 2 (3.33%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 19 (31.67%) Git (software)
2 17 (28.33%) Team Foundation Server
3 3 (5.00%) Visual Studio
4 2 (3.33%) Cucumber
4 2 (3.33%) Gatling
4 2 (3.33%) Gradle
4 2 (3.33%) Jenkins
4 2 (3.33%) JMeter
4 2 (3.33%) Selenium
4 2 (3.33%) WebDriver
5 1 (1.67%) Mercurial
5 1 (1.67%) MSTest
5 1 (1.67%) NUnit
5 1 (1.67%) Octopus Deploy
General
1 4 (6.67%) Games
2 2 (3.33%) Advertising
2 2 (3.33%) Finance
2 2 (3.33%) Telecoms
3 1 (1.67%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 47 (78.33%) .NET
2 40 (66.67%) ASP.NET
3 27 (45.00%) ASP.NET MVC
4 26 (43.33%) ASP.NET Web API
5 24 (40.00%) CSS
6 16 (26.67%) .NET Framework
6 16 (26.67%) ASP.NET Core
6 16 (26.67%) CSS3
7 13 (21.67%) AngularJS
8 11 (18.33%) HTML
9 10 (16.67%) Web Services
10 9 (15.00%) Entity Framework
11 7 (11.67%) React
12 6 (10.00%) RESTful
13 5 (8.33%) jQuery
13 5 (8.33%) JSON
14 4 (6.67%) HTML5
14 4 (6.67%) Java SE
15 2 (3.33%) Ajax
15 2 (3.33%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 6 (10.00%) Computer Science
2 3 (5.00%) Greenfield Project
3 2 (3.33%) 3D Graphics
3 2 (3.33%) Algorithms
4 1 (1.67%) e-Learning
4 1 (1.67%) Media Streaming
4 1 (1.67%) N-Tier
4 1 (1.67%) Podcast
4 1 (1.67%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 3 (5.00%) Linux
2 2 (3.33%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 35 (58.33%) MVC
2 29 (48.33%) Agile Software Development
3 28 (46.67%) Scrum
4 22 (36.67%) Unit Testing
5 14 (23.33%) TDD
6 11 (18.33%) BDD
6 11 (18.33%) ITSM
7 8 (13.33%) Software Engineering
7 8 (13.33%) SOLID
8 7 (11.67%) Don't repeat yourself (DRY)
9 6 (10.00%) Front End Development
9 6 (10.00%) Mathematics
9 6 (10.00%) Mob Programming
9 6 (10.00%) YAGNI
10 5 (8.33%) OO
11 4 (6.67%) Physics
12 3 (5.00%) Continuous Integration
12 3 (5.00%) Test Automation
12 3 (5.00%) Web Development
13 2 (3.33%) Continuous Deployment
Programming Languages
1 50 (83.33%) C#
2 39 (65.00%) JavaScript
3 28 (46.67%) SQL
4 25 (41.67%) Java
5 8 (13.33%) C++
6 7 (11.67%) TypeScript
7 3 (5.00%) Python
8 2 (3.33%) C
8 2 (3.33%) Java 8
8 2 (3.33%) MATLAB
8 2 (3.33%) T-SQL
8 2 (3.33%) VB.NET
9 1 (1.67%) PHP
9 1 (1.67%) Scala
Qualifications
1 9 (15.00%) Degree
2 4 (6.67%) Computer Science Degree
2 4 (6.67%) PhD
3 2 (3.33%) DBS Check
Vendors
1 36 (60.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (1.67%) Oracle
2 1 (1.67%) Sitecore