The statistics below represent IT jobs advertised across the North East region that had Software Engineer featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the salaries offered over the 3 months to 8 December 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
8 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Software Engineer
Rank 40 67 42
Rank change year-on-year
+27 -25
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Engineer 32 13 39
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North East 4.48% 1.77% 4.94%
As % of the Job Titles category 4.68% 1.83% 5.10%
Number of salaries quoted 29 7 37
Median salary £35,000 £32,000 £30,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+9.37% +6.66%
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +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
684 712 765
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North East 95.66% 97.00% 96.84%
Number of salaries quoted 551 623 642
Median salary £37,031 £36,009 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+2.83% +2.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £52,000 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.21% +2.50%

Software Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in the North East

The demand trend of job ads across the North East region that featured Software Engineer in the job title.

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 8 December 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 median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Software Engineer within the North East region over the 3 months to 8 December 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Tyne and Wear +7 17 £35,000 +10.23% 6
Durham +17 7 £30,000 -29.41%
Software Engineer
England

Software Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North East

For the 6 months to 8 December 2016, Software Engineer job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the North East region featuring Software Engineer in the job title.

1 72 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 45 (62.50%) C#
3 42 (58.33%) C++
4 34 (47.22%) C
5 29 (40.28%) Java
6 26 (36.11%) Microsoft
7 23 (31.94%) Firmware
7 23 (31.94%) Linux
7 23 (31.94%) Git (software)
8 21 (29.17%) OO
8 21 (29.17%) MS Excel
8 21 (29.17%) Embedded C
9 20 (27.78%) Embedded C++
9 20 (27.78%) RS-232
9 20 (27.78%) RS-485
10 19 (26.39%) Qt
10 19 (26.39%) Subversion
10 19 (26.39%) Ethernet
10 19 (26.39%) Unix
11 17 (23.61%) UML
11 17 (23.61%) Android
12 16 (22.22%) Agile Software Development
12 16 (22.22%) Bluetooth
12 16 (22.22%) SQL
12 16 (22.22%) Objective-C
12 16 (22.22%) Apple iOS
12 16 (22.22%) Embedded Software Development
13 14 (19.44%) Security Cleared
14 13 (18.06%) SC Cleared
14 13 (18.06%) .NET

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

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 7 (9.72%) Apache Pig
1 7 (9.72%) Apache Spark
2 6 (8.33%) Documentum
3 4 (5.56%) BizTalk Server
4 3 (4.17%) Confluence
4 3 (4.17%) IIS
5 2 (2.78%) Captiva
6 1 (1.39%) OpenStack
Applications
1 21 (29.17%) MS Excel
2 3 (4.17%) Simulink
Business Applications
1 3 (4.17%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.78%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (2.78%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (1.39%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 20 (27.78%) RS-232
1 20 (27.78%) RS-485
2 19 (26.39%) Ethernet
3 16 (22.22%) Bluetooth
4 4 (5.56%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (18.06%) SQL Server
2 8 (11.11%) MongoDB
3 7 (9.72%) Apache Hive
3 7 (9.72%) Hadoop
4 4 (5.56%) SQL Server 2005
4 4 (5.56%) SQL Server 2008
5 3 (4.17%) SQL Server 2012
5 3 (4.17%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 3 (4.17%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 3 (4.17%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 2 (2.78%) MySQL
6 2 (2.78%) NoSQL
7 1 (1.39%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 23 (31.94%) Git (software)
2 19 (26.39%) Subversion
3 4 (5.56%) Visual Studio
4 3 (4.17%) CruiseControl
4 3 (4.17%) JIRA
4 3 (4.17%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 6 (8.33%) Finance
1 6 (8.33%) Games
2 4 (5.56%) Electronics
3 3 (4.17%) Automotive
3 3 (4.17%) Retail
3 3 (4.17%) Telecoms
4 2 (2.78%) Advertising
5 1 (1.39%) Manufacturing
5 1 (1.39%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (26.39%) Qt
2 13 (18.06%) .NET
3 10 (13.89%) ASP.NET
3 10 (13.89%) ASP.NET MVC
4 9 (12.50%) CSS
4 9 (12.50%) HTML
4 9 (12.50%) XML
5 7 (9.72%) Web Services
6 6 (8.33%) .NET Framework
7 5 (6.94%) HTML5
7 5 (6.94%) jQuery
7 5 (6.94%) LINQ
8 4 (5.56%) CSS3
8 4 (5.56%) Node.js
8 4 (5.56%) Unity (Game Engine)
9 3 (4.17%) ASP.NET Web Forms
9 3 (4.17%) KnockoutJS
10 2 (2.78%) JSON
10 2 (2.78%) WCF
10 2 (2.78%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 7 (9.72%) Cyber Attack
1 7 (9.72%) Embedded Systems
2 6 (8.33%) Algorithms
3 4 (5.56%) Visualisation
4 3 (4.17%) Kinect
4 3 (4.17%) Mathematics
4 3 (4.17%) Oculus Rift
5 2 (2.78%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (2.78%) Computer Science
5 2 (2.78%) Statistics
6 1 (1.39%) Life Science
6 1 (1.39%) Physics
6 1 (1.39%) Xbox
Operating Systems
1 23 (31.94%) Linux
2 19 (26.39%) Unix
3 17 (23.61%) Android
4 16 (22.22%) Apple iOS
5 10 (13.89%) Windows
6 6 (8.33%) Windows Server
7 3 (4.17%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 3 (4.17%) Solaris
7 3 (4.17%) Windows Server 2008
7 3 (4.17%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 72 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 21 (29.17%) OO
3 17 (23.61%) UML
4 16 (22.22%) Agile Software Development
4 16 (22.22%) Embedded Software Development
5 10 (13.89%) MVC
6 8 (11.11%) TDD
7 7 (9.72%) Cybersecurity
7 7 (9.72%) Ethical Hacking
7 7 (9.72%) Reverse Engineering
8 6 (8.33%) Case Management
8 6 (8.33%) Change Management
8 6 (8.33%) Content Management
9 5 (6.94%) ITIL
10 4 (5.56%) Continuous Integration
10 4 (5.56%) Scrum
11 3 (4.17%) Automated Testing
11 3 (4.17%) Business Analysis
11 3 (4.17%) Pair Programming
11 3 (4.17%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 45 (62.50%) C#
2 42 (58.33%) C++
3 34 (47.22%) C
4 29 (40.28%) Java
5 21 (29.17%) Embedded C
6 20 (27.78%) Embedded C++
7 16 (22.22%) Objective-C
7 16 (22.22%) SQL
8 8 (11.11%) JavaScript
8 8 (11.11%) T-SQL
9 7 (9.72%) Python
9 7 (9.72%) Scala
10 5 (6.94%) MATLAB
10 5 (6.94%) Perl
11 2 (2.78%) Bash Shell
11 2 (2.78%) PHP
11 2 (2.78%) Shell Script
12 1 (1.39%) F#
12 1 (1.39%) Go
12 1 (1.39%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 14 (19.44%) Security Cleared
2 13 (18.06%) SC Cleared
3 7 (9.72%) DV Cleared
4 6 (8.33%) Degree
5 1 (1.39%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (5.56%) ISO 9001
2 3 (4.17%) MISRA
2 3 (4.17%) MISRA C
3 1 (1.39%) ISO13485
System Software
1 23 (31.94%) Firmware
Vendors
1 26 (36.11%) Microsoft
2 6 (8.33%) EMC
2 6 (8.33%) Pega
3 3 (4.17%) Oracle
3 3 (4.17%) Red Hat
4 1 (1.39%) Google
4 1 (1.39%) Xamarin
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