The table below looks at the statistics for Software Engineering skills in IT jobs advertised for the Durham region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Software Engineering over the 3 months to 15 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
15 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Software Engineering
Rank - 13 8
Permanent jobs citing Software Engineering 0 14 23
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Durham - 16.47% 20.18%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category - 17.95% 29.87%
Number of salaries quoted 0 14 23
Average salary - £45,000 £30,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +47.54%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.33%
Software Engineering
North East

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in permanent jobs advertised in the Durham region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Durham
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
71 78 77
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Durham 84.52% 91.76% 67.54%
Number of salaries quoted 51 66 66
Average salary £37,500 £32,000 £30,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+17.18% +4.91%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £22,500 £24,350
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £40,000 £46,750
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.40% +3.75%

Software Engineering
Jobs Demand Trend in Durham

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Software Engineering across the Durham region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Software Engineering Jobs Demand Trend in Durham

Software Engineering
Salary Trend in Durham

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

Software Engineering Salary Trend in Durham

Software Engineering
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Durham

For the 6 months to 15 September 2014, IT jobs across the Durham region citing Software Engineering also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Software Engineering.

1 14 (70.00%) SQL
2 11 (55.00%) C#
2 11 (55.00%) .NET
2 11 (55.00%) Analytical Skills
3 9 (45.00%) J2EE
3 9 (45.00%) Java
3 9 (45.00%) Hibernate
3 9 (45.00%) Spring
4 7 (35.00%) ASP.NET
4 7 (35.00%) Microsoft
5 5 (25.00%) SQL Server
6 4 (20.00%) TCP/IP
6 4 (20.00%) VB
6 4 (20.00%) VB.NET
6 4 (20.00%) Degree
6 4 (20.00%) Modbus
6 4 (20.00%) Computer Science
6 4 (20.00%) WPF
6 4 (20.00%) Unit Testing
6 4 (20.00%) Multithreading
7 3 (15.00%) SharePoint
7 3 (15.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 2 (10.00%) Manufacturing
8 2 (10.00%) VB6
8 2 (10.00%) IIS
8 2 (10.00%) Business Intelligence
8 2 (10.00%) Oracle
8 2 (10.00%) T-SQL
8 2 (10.00%) WCF
9 1 (5.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services

Software Engineering
Top Related IT Skills in Durham by Category

For the 6 months to 15 September 2014, IT jobs across the Durham region citing Software Engineering also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Software Engineering. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 3 (15.00%) SharePoint
2 2 (10.00%) IIS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (20.00%) TCP/IP
1 4 (20.00%) Modbus
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (25.00%) SQL Server
2 3 (15.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (5.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (5.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
General
1 2 (10.00%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 14 (70.00%) Software Engineer
2 13 (65.00%) Developer
3 9 (45.00%) Java Developer
3 9 (45.00%) J2EE Developer
3 9 (45.00%) Java Software Engineer
3 9 (45.00%) J2EE Software Engineer
3 9 (45.00%) Java/J2EE Developer
4 2 (10.00%) Software Manager
4 2 (10.00%) C# ASP.NET Developer
4 2 (10.00%) Development Engineer
4 2 (10.00%) C# .NET Developer
4 2 (10.00%) Software Developer
4 2 (10.00%) Software Development Engineer
4 2 (10.00%) C# Developer
4 2 (10.00%) Applications Developer
5 1 (5.00%) Database Analyst
5 1 (5.00%) Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (55.00%) .NET
2 9 (45.00%) J2EE
2 9 (45.00%) Hibernate
2 9 (45.00%) Spring
3 7 (35.00%) ASP.NET
4 4 (20.00%) WPF
5 2 (10.00%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 11 (55.00%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (20.00%) Computer Science
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (20.00%) Unit Testing
1 4 (20.00%) Multithreading
2 2 (10.00%) Business Intelligence
3 1 (5.00%) Document Management
Programming Languages
1 14 (70.00%) SQL
2 11 (55.00%) C#
3 9 (45.00%) Java
4 4 (20.00%) VB
4 4 (20.00%) VB.NET
5 2 (10.00%) VB6
5 2 (10.00%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (20.00%) Degree
Vendors
1 7 (35.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (10.00%) Oracle