The first table below looks at the demand for the Senior Software Engineer role in IT jobs advertised for the North East region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Senior Software Engineer in their job title 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 Job Titles advertised for the North East region.

Location
3 months to
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Senior Software Engineer
Rank 68 61 -
Rank change year-on-year
-7 -
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Software Engineer 8 7 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North East 1.10% 0.94% -
As % of the Job Titles category 1.14% 0.98% -
Number of salaries quoted 7 4 0
Average salary £45,000 £44,000 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.27% -
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £43,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+4.65% -4.44%
Job Titles Category
North East
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
701 717 802
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North East 96.29% 96.76% 95.93%
Number of salaries quoted 597 617 662
Average salary £37,500 £34,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+10.29% -2.85%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £21,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £65,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,325 £38,000
% change year-on-year
+4.37% +0.85%
Senior Software Engineer
England

Senior Software Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in the North East

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Senior Software Engineer in the job title across the North East region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Senior Software Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in the North East

Senior Software Engineer
Salary Trend in the North East

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

Senior Software Engineer Salary Trend in the North East

Senior Software Engineer
Salary Histogram in the North East

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Senior Software Engineer across the North East region over the 3 months to 18 April 2014.

Senior Software Engineer Salary Histogram in the North East

Senior Software Engineer
Job Locations in the North East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Senior Software Engineer within the North East 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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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Job
Vacancies
Tyne and Wear +1 7 £45,000 +2.27%
Durham - 1 £41,500 -
Senior Software Engineer
England

Senior Software Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North East

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT jobs across the North East region that cited Senior Software Engineer in their job title 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 with Senior Software Engineer in their job title.

1 11 (91.67%) Software Engineering
2 9 (75.00%) C++
3 6 (50.00%) TDD
3 6 (50.00%) Image Processing
4 5 (41.67%) Multithreading
4 5 (41.67%) Scrum
4 5 (41.67%) Games
4 5 (41.67%) C#
4 5 (41.67%) Windows
4 5 (41.67%) Linux
4 5 (41.67%) OpenGL
4 5 (41.67%) Visualisation
4 5 (41.67%) 3D Visualisation
5 3 (25.00%) GPGPU
5 3 (25.00%) CUDA
5 3 (25.00%) Python
5 3 (25.00%) Pair Programming
5 3 (25.00%) 3D Graphics
5 3 (25.00%) Ruby
5 3 (25.00%) Degree
5 3 (25.00%) Computer Science
6 2 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
6 2 (16.67%) C
6 2 (16.67%) JavaScript
6 2 (16.67%) SQL
6 2 (16.67%) .NET
6 2 (16.67%) Wireless
6 2 (16.67%) MVC
6 2 (16.67%) Electronics
6 2 (16.67%) Embedded C

Senior Software Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in the North East by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT jobs across the North East region that cited Senior Software Engineer in their job title 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 with Senior Software Engineer in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (8.33%) Moodle
Communications & Networking
1 2 (16.67%) Wireless
2 1 (8.33%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (8.33%) Oracle Database
1 1 (8.33%) MySQL
1 1 (8.33%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 1 (8.33%) Ant
1 1 (8.33%) JUnit
1 1 (8.33%) Visual Studio
1 1 (8.33%) Maven
General
1 5 (41.67%) Games
2 2 (16.67%) Electronics
3 1 (8.33%) Publishing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (41.67%) OpenGL
2 2 (16.67%) .NET
3 1 (8.33%) HTML5 Canvas
3 1 (8.33%) ASP.NET
3 1 (8.33%) CSS
3 1 (8.33%) SOAP
3 1 (8.33%) XML
3 1 (8.33%) HTML
3 1 (8.33%) XHTML
3 1 (8.33%) WinForms
3 1 (8.33%) Spring
3 1 (8.33%) .NET Framework
3 1 (8.33%) Spring MVC
Miscellaneous
1 5 (41.67%) Visualisation
2 3 (25.00%) GPGPU
2 3 (25.00%) CUDA
2 3 (25.00%) 3D Graphics
2 3 (25.00%) Computer Science
3 2 (16.67%) Firmware
3 2 (16.67%) Embedded Systems
4 1 (8.33%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (8.33%) Open Source
4 1 (8.33%) VLE
4 1 (8.33%) Learning Management System
Operating Systems
1 5 (41.67%) Windows
1 5 (41.67%) Linux
2 1 (8.33%) Apple iOS
2 1 (8.33%) Android
2 1 (8.33%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (91.67%) Software Engineering
2 6 (50.00%) TDD
2 6 (50.00%) Image Processing
3 5 (41.67%) Multithreading
3 5 (41.67%) Scrum
3 5 (41.67%) 3D Visualisation
4 3 (25.00%) Pair Programming
5 2 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
5 2 (16.67%) MVC
5 2 (16.67%) Software Architecture
6 1 (8.33%) Data Analysis
6 1 (8.33%) Automated Testing
6 1 (8.33%) Product Management
Programming Languages
1 9 (75.00%) C++
2 5 (41.67%) C#
3 3 (25.00%) Python
3 3 (25.00%) Ruby
4 2 (16.67%) C
4 2 (16.67%) JavaScript
4 2 (16.67%) SQL
4 2 (16.67%) Embedded C
4 2 (16.67%) Embedded C++
4 2 (16.67%) Assembly Language
5 1 (8.33%) Shell Script
5 1 (8.33%) Java
Qualifications
1 3 (25.00%) Degree
Vendors
1 1 (8.33%) Oracle
1 1 (8.33%) Blackboard