The table below looks at the statistics for the 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 Software Engineer in their job title over the 3 months to 5 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Software Engineer
Rank 53 50 43
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -7
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Engineer 18 26 25
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North East 3.12% 3.86% 4.50%
As % of the Job Titles category 3.20% 4.11% 4.58%
Number of salaries quoted 10 18 25
Average salary £40,000 £30,000 £41,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
+33.33% -28.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £34,700 £30,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £38,800 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -
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
562 633 546
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North East 97.40% 94.06% 98.20%
Number of salaries quoted 481 534 436
Average salary £35,000 £35,000 £36,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -2.77%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £51,000 £50,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -

Software Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in the North East

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

Software Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in the North East

Software Engineer
Salary Trend in the North East

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

Software Engineer Salary Trend in the North East

Software Engineer
Salary Histogram in the North East

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Software Engineer across the North East region over the 3 months to 5 February 2016.

Software Engineer Salary Histogram in the North East

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 Software Engineer within the North East region over the 3 months to 5 February 2016. 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 -1 11 £40,000 +33.33% 3
Durham -5 7 - - 1
Software Engineer
England

Software Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North East

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, IT jobs across the North East region that cited 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 Software Engineer in their job title.

1 27 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 19 (70.37%) JavaScript
3 18 (66.67%) C#
4 16 (59.26%) .NET
4 16 (59.26%) Agile Software Development
5 14 (51.85%) MVC
6 11 (40.74%) Git (software)
7 9 (33.33%) C
8 8 (29.63%) Web Services
8 8 (29.63%) Python
8 8 (29.63%) SQL Server
8 8 (29.63%) Continuous Integration
8 8 (29.63%) Unit Testing
8 8 (29.63%) REST
9 7 (25.93%) Amazon AWS
9 7 (25.93%) ASP.NET
9 7 (25.93%) SQL
9 7 (25.93%) SOAP
10 6 (22.22%) Finance
10 6 (22.22%) Microsoft
10 6 (22.22%) .NET Framework
10 6 (22.22%) Degree
10 6 (22.22%) Entity Framework
11 5 (18.52%) Mentoring
11 5 (18.52%) HTML5
11 5 (18.52%) Microsoft Azure
11 5 (18.52%) HTML
11 5 (18.52%) CSS
11 5 (18.52%) Scrum
12 4 (14.81%) Tcl

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

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, IT jobs across the North East region that cited 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 Software Engineer in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 4 (14.81%) IIS
1 4 (14.81%) MS Exchange
2 3 (11.11%) Node.js
3 1 (3.70%) Apache
Applications
1 4 (14.81%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 7 (25.93%) Amazon AWS
2 5 (18.52%) Microsoft Azure
3 4 (14.81%) Heroku
3 4 (14.81%) SaaS
4 3 (11.11%) Amazon EC2
4 3 (11.11%) Amazon EMR
4 3 (11.11%) Amazon Kinesis
4 3 (11.11%) Amazon S3
4 3 (11.11%) AWS Lambda
5 1 (3.70%) Bluemix
Communications & Networking
1 4 (14.81%) HTTP
1 4 (14.81%) SSL
2 1 (3.70%) GPRS
2 1 (3.70%) Internet
2 1 (3.70%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (29.63%) SQL Server
2 4 (14.81%) SQL Server 2012
3 3 (11.11%) Amazon Redshift
4 2 (7.41%) Big Data
4 2 (7.41%) Hadoop
5 1 (3.70%) DB2
5 1 (3.70%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 11 (40.74%) Git (software)
2 4 (14.81%) Bitbucket
2 4 (14.81%) JIRA
2 4 (14.81%) Team Foundation Server
2 4 (14.81%) Visual Studio
General
1 6 (22.22%) Finance
2 2 (7.41%) Advertising
2 2 (7.41%) Electronics
2 2 (7.41%) Marketing
3 1 (3.70%) Automotive
3 1 (3.70%) Manufacturing
3 1 (3.70%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (59.26%) .NET
2 8 (29.63%) REST
2 8 (29.63%) Web Services
3 7 (25.93%) ASP.NET
3 7 (25.93%) SOAP
4 6 (22.22%) .NET Framework
4 6 (22.22%) Entity Framework
5 5 (18.52%) CSS
5 5 (18.52%) HTML
5 5 (18.52%) HTML5
6 4 (14.81%) CSS3
6 4 (14.81%) Handlebars
6 4 (14.81%) jQuery
6 4 (14.81%) WCF
7 3 (11.11%) AngularJS
7 3 (11.11%) ASP.NET Web API
7 3 (11.11%) JSON
7 3 (11.11%) RESTful
8 1 (3.70%) Apache CXF
8 1 (3.70%) Unity (Game Engine)
Miscellaneous
1 4 (14.81%) Driving Licence
1 4 (14.81%) Enterprise Software
1 4 (14.81%) Mathematics
2 1 (3.70%) Algorithms
2 1 (3.70%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (3.70%) Computer Science
2 1 (3.70%) Internet of Things
2 1 (3.70%) Kinect
2 1 (3.70%) Mobile App
2 1 (3.70%) Oculus Rift
2 1 (3.70%) Smart Meter
2 1 (3.70%) User Experience
2 1 (3.70%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 4 (14.81%) Android
2 3 (11.11%) Apple iOS
3 1 (3.70%) Linux
3 1 (3.70%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 16 (59.26%) Agile Software Development
3 14 (51.85%) MVC
4 8 (29.63%) Continuous Integration
4 8 (29.63%) Unit Testing
5 5 (18.52%) Mentoring
5 5 (18.52%) Scrum
6 4 (14.81%) CRM
6 4 (14.81%) Defect Tracking
6 4 (14.81%) ERP
6 4 (14.81%) Integration Testing
6 4 (14.81%) Microservices
6 4 (14.81%) Multithreading
6 4 (14.81%) Release Management
6 4 (14.81%) System Integration Testing
6 4 (14.81%) Use Case
6 4 (14.81%) Waterfall
7 3 (11.11%) Continuous Delivery
7 3 (11.11%) Line Management
7 3 (11.11%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 19 (70.37%) JavaScript
2 18 (66.67%) C#
3 9 (33.33%) C
4 8 (29.63%) Python
5 7 (25.93%) SQL
6 4 (14.81%) Bash Shell
6 4 (14.81%) C++
6 4 (14.81%) Java
6 4 (14.81%) Perl
6 4 (14.81%) Tcl
6 4 (14.81%) T-SQL
6 4 (14.81%) VB
6 4 (14.81%) VB6
7 3 (11.11%) Go
7 3 (11.11%) Ruby
8 2 (7.41%) PHP
8 2 (7.41%) Scala
9 1 (3.70%) Embedded C
Qualifications
1 6 (22.22%) Degree
2 1 (3.70%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (14.81%) QA
Systems Management
1 3 (11.11%) Ansible
1 3 (11.11%) Opscode Chef
1 3 (11.11%) Puppet
1 3 (11.11%) Salt
1 3 (11.11%) Terraform
Vendors
1 6 (22.22%) Microsoft
2 3 (11.11%) Xamarin
3 1 (3.70%) Sybase
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