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 29 April 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
29 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Software Engineer
Rank 58 48 40
Rank change year-on-year
-10 -8
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Engineer 25 36 40
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North East 3.36% 4.57% 5.46%
As % of the Job Titles category 3.48% 4.74% 5.56%
Number of salaries quoted 16 32 37
Average salary £35,000 £35,000 £46,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -24.32%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,625 £22,500 £27,050
10% offered a salary of more than £43,000 £57,500 £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
719 759 720
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North East 96.64% 96.32% 98.23%
Number of salaries quoted 626 639 614
Average salary £36,000 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-4.00% +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £25,500 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £47,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

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 29 April 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 29 April 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 -18 17 £35,000 - 4
Durham - 8 £46,000 - 3
Software Engineer
England

Software Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North East

For the 6 months to 29 April 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 38 (95.00%) Software Engineering
2 31 (77.50%) C#
3 29 (72.50%) JavaScript
4 28 (70.00%) .NET
5 26 (65.00%) Agile Software Development
6 21 (52.50%) MVC
7 15 (37.50%) Git (software)
8 13 (32.50%) Scrum
8 13 (32.50%) SQL Server
9 12 (30.00%) SQL
9 12 (30.00%) Amazon AWS
10 11 (27.50%) C++
10 11 (27.50%) Web Services
10 11 (27.50%) ASP.NET
10 11 (27.50%) Mentoring
11 10 (25.00%) OO
11 10 (25.00%) Microsoft
11 10 (25.00%) Continuous Integration
11 10 (25.00%) Degree
12 9 (22.50%) .NET Framework
13 8 (20.00%) jQuery
13 8 (20.00%) Unit Testing
13 8 (20.00%) REST
13 8 (20.00%) MS Excel
13 8 (20.00%) C
14 7 (17.50%) Terraform
14 7 (17.50%) AWS Lambda
14 7 (17.50%) Amazon EMR
14 7 (17.50%) Salt
14 7 (17.50%) Amazon Kinesis

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

For the 6 months to 29 April 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 7 (17.50%) Node.js
2 6 (15.00%) IIS
3 4 (10.00%) MS Exchange
4 2 (5.00%) BizTalk Server
4 2 (5.00%) ColdFusion
Applications
1 8 (20.00%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (5.00%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 12 (30.00%) Amazon AWS
2 7 (17.50%) Amazon EC2
2 7 (17.50%) Amazon EMR
2 7 (17.50%) Amazon Kinesis
2 7 (17.50%) Amazon S3
2 7 (17.50%) AWS Lambda
3 5 (12.50%) Microsoft Azure
3 5 (12.50%) SaaS
4 4 (10.00%) Heroku
5 1 (2.50%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 4 (10.00%) HTTP
1 4 (10.00%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (32.50%) SQL Server
2 7 (17.50%) Amazon Redshift
3 6 (15.00%) SQL Server 2012
4 2 (5.00%) Big Data
4 2 (5.00%) Hadoop
4 2 (5.00%) MySQL
4 2 (5.00%) SQL Server 2008
4 2 (5.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 2 (5.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 2 (5.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 15 (37.50%) Git (software)
2 7 (17.50%) Team Foundation Server
2 7 (17.50%) Visual Studio
3 4 (10.00%) Bitbucket
3 4 (10.00%) JIRA
4 2 (5.00%) CruiseControl
5 1 (2.50%) LabVIEW
General
1 7 (17.50%) Finance
2 6 (15.00%) Marketing
3 4 (10.00%) Advertising
4 2 (5.00%) Electronics
4 2 (5.00%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 28 (70.00%) .NET
2 11 (27.50%) ASP.NET
2 11 (27.50%) Web Services
3 9 (22.50%) .NET Framework
4 8 (20.00%) jQuery
4 8 (20.00%) REST
5 7 (17.50%) ASP.NET Web API
5 7 (17.50%) SOAP
6 6 (15.00%) CSS
6 6 (15.00%) CSS3
6 6 (15.00%) Entity Framework
6 6 (15.00%) HTML
6 6 (15.00%) HTML5
6 6 (15.00%) WCF
7 4 (10.00%) ASP.NET MVC
7 4 (10.00%) Handlebars
7 4 (10.00%) JSON
7 4 (10.00%) XML
8 3 (7.50%) LINQ
8 3 (7.50%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 4 (10.00%) Enterprise Software
2 2 (5.00%) Algorithms
2 2 (5.00%) Visualisation
3 1 (2.50%) Clustering
3 1 (2.50%) Computer Science
3 1 (2.50%) Embedded Systems
3 1 (2.50%) Mathematics
3 1 (2.50%) Physics
3 1 (2.50%) Private Cloud
3 1 (2.50%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 3 (7.50%) Android
1 3 (7.50%) Apple iOS
2 2 (5.00%) Windows
2 2 (5.00%) Windows Server
2 2 (5.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 2 (5.00%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (2.50%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 38 (95.00%) Software Engineering
2 26 (65.00%) Agile Software Development
3 21 (52.50%) MVC
4 13 (32.50%) Scrum
5 11 (27.50%) Mentoring
6 10 (25.00%) Continuous Integration
6 10 (25.00%) OO
7 8 (20.00%) Unit Testing
8 7 (17.50%) Continuous Delivery
8 7 (17.50%) Low Latency
8 7 (17.50%) Rapid Prototyping
8 7 (17.50%) Test Automation
9 6 (15.00%) CRM
10 4 (10.00%) ERP
10 4 (10.00%) Multithreading
10 4 (10.00%) Online Marketing
10 4 (10.00%) Project Management
10 4 (10.00%) Release Management
10 4 (10.00%) Use Case
10 4 (10.00%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 31 (77.50%) C#
2 29 (72.50%) JavaScript
3 12 (30.00%) SQL
4 11 (27.50%) C++
5 8 (20.00%) C
6 7 (17.50%) Go
6 7 (17.50%) T-SQL
7 6 (15.00%) Java
7 6 (15.00%) PHP
7 6 (15.00%) Python
8 4 (10.00%) VB
8 4 (10.00%) VB6
9 3 (7.50%) Ruby
10 2 (5.00%) ActionScript
10 2 (5.00%) Scala
11 1 (2.50%) Embedded C
Qualifications
1 10 (25.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (10.00%) QA
System Software
1 1 (2.50%) Docker
Systems Management
1 7 (17.50%) Ansible
1 7 (17.50%) Opscode Chef
1 7 (17.50%) Puppet
1 7 (17.50%) Salt
1 7 (17.50%) Terraform
2 1 (2.50%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 10 (25.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (5.00%) Xamarin
3 1 (2.50%) Google
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