The statistics below represent IT jobs advertised across the Durham region that had Software Engineer featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the salaries offered over the 3 months to 7 December 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
7 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Software Engineer
Rank 23 37 -
Rank change year-on-year
+14 -
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Engineer 7 5 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Durham 4.90% 2.31% -
As % of the Job Titles category 5.04% 2.45% -
Number of salaries quoted 7 1 0
Median salary £30,000 £42,500 -
Median salary % change year-on-year
-29.41% -
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +6.25%
Software Engineer
North East

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the Durham region. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of permanent jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
Durham
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
139 204 86
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Durham 97.20% 94.44% 92.47%
Number of salaries quoted 120 178 67
Median salary £34,000 £37,500 £28,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-9.33% +31.57%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,500 £26,000 £22,000
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £44,800 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,000 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.43% +2.50%

Software Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in Durham

The demand trend of job ads across the Durham region that featured Software Engineer in the job title.

Software Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in Durham

Software Engineer
Salary Trend in Durham

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Software Engineer across the Durham region.

Software Engineer Salary Trend in Durham

Software Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Durham

For the 6 months to 7 December 2016, Software Engineer 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 Durham region featuring Software Engineer in the job title.

1 24 (100.00%) C++
1 24 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 21 (87.50%) Firmware
3 20 (83.33%) Embedded C
3 20 (83.33%) Embedded C++
3 20 (83.33%) C
3 20 (83.33%) C#
3 20 (83.33%) RS-232
3 20 (83.33%) RS-485
4 19 (79.17%) Git (software)
4 19 (79.17%) Qt
4 19 (79.17%) Subversion
4 19 (79.17%) Linux
4 19 (79.17%) Ethernet
5 16 (66.67%) Microsoft
5 16 (66.67%) Unix
5 16 (66.67%) UML
5 16 (66.67%) OO
5 16 (66.67%) MS Excel
5 16 (66.67%) Bluetooth
5 16 (66.67%) Java
5 16 (66.67%) Objective-C
5 16 (66.67%) Apple iOS
5 16 (66.67%) Android
5 16 (66.67%) Embedded Software Development
6 4 (16.67%) Algorithms
6 4 (16.67%) Embedded Systems
6 4 (16.67%) Wireless
6 4 (16.67%) ISO 9001
6 4 (16.67%) Windows

Software Engineer Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in Durham 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:

Applications
1 16 (66.67%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 20 (83.33%) RS-232
1 20 (83.33%) RS-485
2 19 (79.17%) Ethernet
3 16 (66.67%) Bluetooth
4 4 (16.67%) Wireless
Development Applications
1 19 (79.17%) Git (software)
1 19 (79.17%) Subversion
2 1 (4.17%) Visual Studio
General
1 2 (8.33%) Games
2 1 (4.17%) Electronics
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (79.17%) Qt
2 2 (8.33%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 4 (16.67%) Algorithms
1 4 (16.67%) Embedded Systems
Operating Systems
1 19 (79.17%) Linux
2 16 (66.67%) Android
2 16 (66.67%) Apple iOS
2 16 (66.67%) Unix
3 4 (16.67%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 16 (66.67%) Embedded Software Development
2 16 (66.67%) OO
2 16 (66.67%) UML
3 3 (12.50%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (8.33%) Cross-Platform Development
5 1 (4.17%) Configuration Management
Programming Languages
1 24 (100.00%) C++
2 20 (83.33%) C
2 20 (83.33%) C#
2 20 (83.33%) Embedded C
2 20 (83.33%) Embedded C++
3 16 (66.67%) Java
3 16 (66.67%) Objective-C
4 2 (8.33%) Bash Shell
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (16.67%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 21 (87.50%) Firmware
Vendors
1 16 (66.67%) Microsoft