The first table below looks at the demand 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 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Processes & Methodologies category for the Durham region.

Location
3 months to
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Software Engineering
Rank 5 12 27
Rank change year-on-year
+7 +15
Permanent jobs citing Software Engineering 36 6 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Durham 27.48% 10.71% 3.89%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 35.64% 18.75% 6.03%
Number of salaries quoted 28 5 6
Average salary £42,000 £40,000 £31,875
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.00% +25.49%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,500 £28,625
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £40,000 £34,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -2.59%
Processes & Methodologies Category
Durham
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
101 32 116
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Durham 77.10% 57.14% 64.44%
Number of salaries quoted 81 28 98
Average salary £33,500 £32,500 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.07% -
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £19,400 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £48,000 £55,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,500
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -1.23%
Software Engineering
North East

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
Salary Histogram in Durham

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Software Engineering across the Durham region over the 3 months to 18 April 2014.

Software Engineering Salary Histogram in Durham

Software Engineering
Job Locations in Durham

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Software Engineering within the Durham region over the 3 months to 18 April 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
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Darlington - 17 £47,500 -
Billingham -1 5 - - 1
Software Engineering
North East

Software Engineering
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Durham

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 32 (53.33%) SQL
2 29 (48.33%) C#
3 26 (43.33%) Java
4 23 (38.33%) C++
5 22 (36.67%) .NET
6 19 (31.67%) J2EE
6 19 (31.67%) Linux
7 17 (28.33%) Firmware
7 17 (28.33%) C
8 15 (25.00%) Embedded C
8 15 (25.00%) Embedded C++
8 15 (25.00%) Assembly Language
8 15 (25.00%) Hibernate
8 15 (25.00%) Spring
9 14 (23.33%) Electronics
10 13 (21.67%) Subversion
10 13 (21.67%) Qt
10 13 (21.67%) Embedded Software Development
11 12 (20.00%) Degree
12 11 (18.33%) Computer Science
13 10 (16.67%) Microsoft
14 9 (15.00%) ASP.NET
14 9 (15.00%) Multithreading
15 8 (13.33%) Unit Testing
15 8 (13.33%) WPF
15 8 (13.33%) Embedded Linux
15 8 (13.33%) Modbus
15 8 (13.33%) VSS/SourceSafe
15 8 (13.33%) TCP/IP
15 8 (13.33%) Configuration Management

Software Engineering
Top Related IT Skills in Durham by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 4 (6.67%) SharePoint
2 2 (3.33%) IIS
Applications
1 1 (1.67%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 8 (13.33%) Modbus
1 8 (13.33%) TCP/IP
2 5 (8.33%) Bluetooth
2 5 (8.33%) Ethernet
3 2 (3.33%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (10.00%) SQL Server
2 3 (5.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (1.67%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (1.67%) MS Access
3 1 (1.67%) DB2
3 1 (1.67%) Relational Database
3 1 (1.67%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 1 (1.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 13 (21.67%) Subversion
2 8 (13.33%) VSS/SourceSafe
3 5 (8.33%) Git (software)
4 2 (3.33%) LabVIEW
General
1 14 (23.33%) Electronics
2 6 (10.00%) Finance
3 4 (6.67%) Manufacturing
4 2 (3.33%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 30 (50.00%) Software Engineer
2 27 (45.00%) Developer
3 19 (31.67%) Java Developer
3 19 (31.67%) Java/J2EE Developer
4 15 (25.00%) J2EE Developer
4 15 (25.00%) Java Software Engineer
4 15 (25.00%) J2EE Software Engineer
5 13 (21.67%) Firmware Engineer
6 6 (10.00%) Software Developer
7 5 (8.33%) Software Manager
8 3 (5.00%) Applications Developer
8 3 (5.00%) Senior Software Engineer
8 3 (5.00%) C# Developer
9 2 (3.33%) Senior Embedded Software Engineer
9 2 (3.33%) .NET Software Engineer
9 2 (3.33%) C# ASP.NET Developer
9 2 (3.33%) Development Engineer
9 2 (3.33%) C# .NET Developer
9 2 (3.33%) Embedded Software Engineer
9 2 (3.33%) Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (36.67%) .NET
2 19 (31.67%) J2EE
3 15 (25.00%) Hibernate
3 15 (25.00%) Spring
4 13 (21.67%) Qt
5 9 (15.00%) ASP.NET
6 8 (13.33%) WPF
7 7 (11.67%) MFC
8 4 (6.67%) Java SE
8 4 (6.67%) J2SE
9 3 (5.00%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 17 (28.33%) Firmware
2 11 (18.33%) Computer Science
3 2 (3.33%) Embedded Systems
Operating Systems
1 19 (31.67%) Linux
2 8 (13.33%) Embedded Linux
3 4 (6.67%) UNIX
4 1 (1.67%) Windows
4 1 (1.67%) Apple iOS
4 1 (1.67%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (21.67%) Embedded Software Development
2 9 (15.00%) Multithreading
3 8 (13.33%) Unit Testing
3 8 (13.33%) Configuration Management
4 2 (3.33%) Software Architecture
4 2 (3.33%) Scrum
4 2 (3.33%) Business Intelligence
5 1 (1.67%) OOD
5 1 (1.67%) MVC
5 1 (1.67%) Project Management
5 1 (1.67%) Agile Software Development
5 1 (1.67%) Document Management
Programming Languages
1 32 (53.33%) SQL
2 29 (48.33%) C#
3 26 (43.33%) Java
4 23 (38.33%) C++
5 17 (28.33%) C
6 15 (25.00%) Embedded C
6 15 (25.00%) Embedded C++
6 15 (25.00%) Assembly Language
7 7 (11.67%) VB
8 4 (6.67%) Bash Shell
8 4 (6.67%) VB.NET
8 4 (6.67%) Perl
9 2 (3.33%) VB6
9 2 (3.33%) T-SQL
9 2 (3.33%) JavaScript
9 2 (3.33%) Python
10 1 (1.67%) VBA
Qualifications
1 12 (20.00%) Degree
2 1 (1.67%) PhD
Vendors
1 10 (16.67%) Microsoft
2 2 (3.33%) Oracle
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