The table below looks at the statistics 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 22 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Senior Software Engineer
Rank 70 74 68
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -6
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Software Engineer 6 1 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North East 0.70% 0.15% 0.25%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.73% 0.16% 0.26%
Number of salaries quoted 4 1 2
Average salary £37,500 £41,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-9.63% +10.66%
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -6.66%
Senior Software Engineer
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the North East 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
North East
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
825 638 771
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North East 96.72% 96.52% 97.23%
Number of salaries quoted 592 538 658
Average salary £33,500 £36,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-8.21% +4.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £22,500 £23,400
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £62,500 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +1.29%

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
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 22 August 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
Tyne and Wear -3 6 £37,500 -9.63%
Senior Software Engineer
England

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

For the 6 months to 22 August 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 13 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 8 (61.54%) Image Processing
2 8 (61.54%) C++
3 7 (53.85%) OpenGL
3 7 (53.85%) Games
3 7 (53.85%) Scrum
3 7 (53.85%) TDD
3 7 (53.85%) Visualisation
3 7 (53.85%) 3D Visualisation
3 7 (53.85%) Multithreading
4 6 (46.15%) Linux
5 5 (38.46%) Java
5 5 (38.46%) Degree
5 5 (38.46%) Computer Science
6 4 (30.77%) Product Management
6 4 (30.77%) C#
6 4 (30.77%) Python
7 3 (23.08%) CSS
7 3 (23.08%) SOAP
7 3 (23.08%) XML
7 3 (23.08%) JavaScript
7 3 (23.08%) PHP
7 3 (23.08%) MVC
7 3 (23.08%) Ant
7 3 (23.08%) JUnit
7 3 (23.08%) Spring MVC
7 3 (23.08%) Spring
7 3 (23.08%) Maven
8 2 (15.38%) Oracle Database
8 2 (15.38%) Moodle

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

For the 6 months to 22 August 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 2 (15.38%) Moodle
Communications & Networking
1 2 (15.38%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (15.38%) Oracle Database
1 2 (15.38%) PostgreSQL
1 2 (15.38%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 3 (23.08%) Ant
1 3 (23.08%) JUnit
1 3 (23.08%) Maven
2 1 (7.69%) Visual Studio
General
1 7 (53.85%) Games
2 1 (7.69%) Advertising
2 1 (7.69%) Publishing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (53.85%) OpenGL
2 3 (23.08%) CSS
2 3 (23.08%) SOAP
2 3 (23.08%) XML
2 3 (23.08%) Spring MVC
2 3 (23.08%) Spring
3 2 (15.38%) Backbone.js
3 2 (15.38%) HTML5 Canvas
3 2 (15.38%) HTML
3 2 (15.38%) XHTML
4 1 (7.69%) .NET
4 1 (7.69%) WinForms
4 1 (7.69%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 7 (53.85%) Visualisation
2 5 (38.46%) Computer Science
3 1 (7.69%) VLE
3 1 (7.69%) 3D Graphics
3 1 (7.69%) GPGPU
3 1 (7.69%) Open Source
3 1 (7.69%) CUDA
3 1 (7.69%) Learning Management System
Operating Systems
1 6 (46.15%) Linux
2 2 (15.38%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 8 (61.54%) Image Processing
3 7 (53.85%) Scrum
3 7 (53.85%) TDD
3 7 (53.85%) 3D Visualisation
3 7 (53.85%) Multithreading
4 4 (30.77%) Product Management
5 3 (23.08%) MVC
6 1 (7.69%) Pair Programming
6 1 (7.69%) Data Analysis
Programming Languages
1 8 (61.54%) C++
2 5 (38.46%) Java
3 4 (30.77%) C#
3 4 (30.77%) Python
4 3 (23.08%) JavaScript
4 3 (23.08%) PHP
5 2 (15.38%) Shell Script
5 2 (15.38%) Perl
6 1 (7.69%) SQL
6 1 (7.69%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 5 (38.46%) Degree
Vendors
1 2 (15.38%) Blackboard
1 2 (15.38%) Oracle