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 19 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Software Engineering
Rank 15 7 6
Rank change year-on-year
-8 -1
Permanent jobs citing Software Engineering 7 18 16
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Durham 6.80% 17.14% 20.78%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 8.33% 25.35% 30.19%
Number of salaries quoted 2 18 16
Average salary £42,500 £32,500 £31,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
+30.76% +4.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £36,500 £26,500 £25,500
10% offered a salary of more than £48,500 £40,000 £35,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.56%
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
84 71 53
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Durham 81.55% 67.62% 68.83%
Number of salaries quoted 59 56 36
Average salary £37,500 £30,000 £32,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+25.00% -6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £22,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £37,500 £40,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

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 19 December 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 19 December 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
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
Live
Job
Vacancies
Billingham -2 5 - -
Stockton-on-Tees -5 1 £50,000 +53.84%
Software Engineering
North East

Software Engineering
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Durham

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 4 (57.14%) Microsoft
1 4 (57.14%) C#
1 4 (57.14%) Modbus
1 4 (57.14%) .NET
2 3 (42.86%) MS Excel
2 3 (42.86%) TCP/IP
2 3 (42.86%) Computer Science
2 3 (42.86%) WPF
2 3 (42.86%) Multithreading
3 2 (28.57%) EMC
3 2 (28.57%) MVC
3 2 (28.57%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (28.57%) Electronics
3 2 (28.57%) Degree
3 2 (28.57%) ASP.NET
3 2 (28.57%) WCF
4 1 (14.29%) IEC 61508
4 1 (14.29%) Marketing
4 1 (14.29%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (14.29%) ASP.NET MVC 2
4 1 (14.29%) NUnit
4 1 (14.29%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (14.29%) MSTest
4 1 (14.29%) Moq
4 1 (14.29%) VHDL
4 1 (14.29%) Verilog
4 1 (14.29%) TDD
4 1 (14.29%) Technical Architecture
4 1 (14.29%) Web Development
4 1 (14.29%) Unit Testing

Software Engineering
Top Related IT Skills in Durham by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 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.

Applications
1 3 (42.86%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (14.29%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 4 (57.14%) Modbus
2 3 (42.86%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (14.29%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (14.29%) NUnit
1 1 (14.29%) Team Foundation Server
1 1 (14.29%) MSTest
1 1 (14.29%) Moq
General
1 2 (28.57%) Electronics
2 1 (14.29%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 3 (42.86%) Software Engineer
2 2 (28.57%) Electronics Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Software Manager
3 1 (14.29%) Developer
3 1 (14.29%) C# Developer
3 1 (14.29%) Hardware Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Product Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (57.14%) .NET
2 3 (42.86%) WPF
3 2 (28.57%) ASP.NET
3 2 (28.57%) WCF
4 1 (14.29%) ASP.NET MVC 2
Miscellaneous
1 3 (42.86%) Computer Science
2 1 (14.29%) VHDL
2 1 (14.29%) Verilog
Operating Systems
1 1 (14.29%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (42.86%) Multithreading
2 2 (28.57%) MVC
2 2 (28.57%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (14.29%) TDD
3 1 (14.29%) Technical Architecture
3 1 (14.29%) Web Development
3 1 (14.29%) Unit Testing
3 1 (14.29%) Product Management
3 1 (14.29%) OO
3 1 (14.29%) OOD
3 1 (14.29%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (57.14%) C#
2 1 (14.29%) SQL
2 1 (14.29%) VB
2 1 (14.29%) VB.NET
2 1 (14.29%) Embedded C
2 1 (14.29%) C
Qualifications
1 2 (28.57%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (14.29%) IEC 61508
Vendors
1 4 (57.14%) Microsoft
2 2 (28.57%) EMC