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 1 October 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
1 Oct 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Software Engineer
Rank 28 74 58
Rank change year-on-year
+46 -16
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Engineer 50 10 23
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North East 7.29% 1.32% 2.81%
As % of the Job Titles category 7.63% 1.37% 2.85%
Number of salaries quoted 46 10 21
Median salary £32,000 £22,500 £30,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+42.22% -25.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,750 £21,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £44,738 £53,000 £37,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+4.93% +1.25%
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
655 732 807
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North East 95.48% 96.70% 98.53%
Number of salaries quoted 567 625 600
Median salary £37,000 £40,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-7.50% +14.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £24,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £50,000 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

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 1 October 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 1 October 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 +17 28 £35,000 +55.55% 7
Durham +35 20 £31,500 -25.88% 1
Software Engineer
England

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

For the 6 months to 1 October 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 74 (97.37%) Software Engineering
2 51 (67.11%) C#
3 36 (47.37%) C++
4 31 (40.79%) Microsoft
5 30 (39.47%) SQL
6 29 (38.16%) .NET
7 26 (34.21%) C
7 26 (34.21%) MS Excel
8 24 (31.58%) OO
8 24 (31.58%) SQL Server
8 24 (31.58%) Agile Software Development
9 21 (27.63%) Java
9 21 (27.63%) Linux
10 20 (26.32%) XML
10 20 (26.32%) ASP.NET
11 19 (25.00%) JavaScript
11 19 (25.00%) Firmware
11 19 (25.00%) MVC
11 19 (25.00%) ASP.NET MVC
12 17 (22.37%) Embedded C
12 17 (22.37%) Git (software)
13 16 (21.05%) RS-232
13 16 (21.05%) RS-485
13 16 (21.05%) Embedded C++
14 15 (19.74%) .NET Framework
14 15 (19.74%) Subversion
14 15 (19.74%) Ethernet
14 15 (19.74%) T-SQL
14 15 (19.74%) HTML
14 15 (19.74%) CSS

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 9 (11.84%) BizTalk Server
2 8 (10.53%) IIS
3 6 (7.89%) Documentum
4 3 (3.95%) Confluence
5 2 (2.63%) Apache Pig
5 2 (2.63%) Apache Spark
5 2 (2.63%) Captiva
5 2 (2.63%) ColdFusion
Applications
1 26 (34.21%) MS Excel
2 3 (3.95%) Simulink
Business Applications
1 8 (10.53%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.63%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 16 (21.05%) RS-232
1 16 (21.05%) RS-485
2 15 (19.74%) Ethernet
3 12 (15.79%) Bluetooth
4 4 (5.26%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 24 (31.58%) SQL Server
2 9 (11.84%) SQL Server 2008
3 8 (10.53%) SQL Server 2012
3 8 (10.53%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 8 (10.53%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 8 (10.53%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 5 (6.58%) SQL Server 2005
5 4 (5.26%) MySQL
6 2 (2.63%) Apache Hive
6 2 (2.63%) Hadoop
6 2 (2.63%) MongoDB
7 1 (1.32%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 17 (22.37%) Git (software)
2 15 (19.74%) Subversion
3 9 (11.84%) Team Foundation Server
3 9 (11.84%) Visual Studio
4 8 (10.53%) CruiseControl
5 3 (3.95%) JIRA
General
1 11 (14.47%) Finance
2 8 (10.53%) Telecoms
3 5 (6.58%) Games
4 4 (5.26%) Electronics
5 3 (3.95%) Automotive
5 3 (3.95%) Marketing
5 3 (3.95%) Retail
6 1 (1.32%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 29 (38.16%) .NET
2 20 (26.32%) ASP.NET
2 20 (26.32%) XML
3 19 (25.00%) ASP.NET MVC
4 15 (19.74%) .NET Framework
4 15 (19.74%) CSS
4 15 (19.74%) HTML
4 15 (19.74%) Qt
5 14 (18.42%) jQuery
5 14 (18.42%) LINQ
5 14 (18.42%) Web Services
6 10 (13.16%) CSS3
6 10 (13.16%) HTML5
7 8 (10.53%) ASP.NET Web Forms
7 8 (10.53%) KnockoutJS
8 7 (9.21%) WCF
9 6 (7.89%) JSON
10 3 (3.95%) Unity (Game Engine)
11 2 (2.63%) Alternative PHP Cache
11 2 (2.63%) Flash
Miscellaneous
1 8 (10.53%) Embedded Systems
2 6 (7.89%) Algorithms
2 6 (7.89%) Visualisation
3 3 (3.95%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (3.95%) Kinect
3 3 (3.95%) Oculus Rift
4 2 (2.63%) Cyber Attack
4 2 (2.63%) Statistics
5 1 (1.32%) Computer Science
5 1 (1.32%) Life Science
5 1 (1.32%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 21 (27.63%) Linux
2 15 (19.74%) Unix
2 15 (19.74%) Windows
3 13 (17.11%) Android
4 12 (15.79%) Apple iOS
5 11 (14.47%) Windows Server
6 8 (10.53%) Windows Server 2008
6 8 (10.53%) Windows Server 2012
7 3 (3.95%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 3 (3.95%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 74 (97.37%) Software Engineering
2 24 (31.58%) Agile Software Development
2 24 (31.58%) OO
3 19 (25.00%) MVC
4 13 (17.11%) UML
5 12 (15.79%) Embedded Software Development
6 10 (13.16%) ITIL
6 10 (13.16%) Scrum
6 10 (13.16%) TDD
7 8 (10.53%) Automated Testing
7 8 (10.53%) Business Analysis
7 8 (10.53%) Business Intelligence
7 8 (10.53%) Continuous Integration
7 8 (10.53%) CRM
7 8 (10.53%) Project Management
8 6 (7.89%) Case Management
8 6 (7.89%) Change Management
8 6 (7.89%) Content Management
8 6 (7.89%) Migration
8 6 (7.89%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 51 (67.11%) C#
2 36 (47.37%) C++
3 30 (39.47%) SQL
4 26 (34.21%) C
5 21 (27.63%) Java
6 19 (25.00%) JavaScript
7 17 (22.37%) Embedded C
8 16 (21.05%) Embedded C++
9 15 (19.74%) T-SQL
10 12 (15.79%) Objective-C
11 5 (6.58%) MATLAB
12 4 (5.26%) Perl
12 4 (5.26%) PHP
13 2 (2.63%) ActionScript
13 2 (2.63%) Bash Shell
13 2 (2.63%) PHP 5
13 2 (2.63%) Python
13 2 (2.63%) Scala
13 2 (2.63%) Shell Script
14 1 (1.32%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 9 (11.84%) Security Cleared
2 8 (10.53%) SC Cleared
3 4 (5.26%) Degree
4 2 (2.63%) DV Cleared
5 1 (1.32%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (5.26%) ISO 9001
2 3 (3.95%) MISRA
2 3 (3.95%) MISRA C
3 1 (1.32%) ISO13485
System Software
1 19 (25.00%) Firmware
Vendors
1 31 (40.79%) Microsoft
2 6 (7.89%) EMC
2 6 (7.89%) Pega
3 3 (3.95%) Oracle
3 3 (3.95%) Red Hat
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