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 1 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
1 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Software Engineer
Rank 47 35 36
Rank change year-on-year
-12 +1
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Engineer 31 32 36
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North East 3.79% 4.84% 5.01%
As % of the Job Titles category 3.89% 4.98% 5.19%
Number of salaries quoted 29 32 35
Average salary £30,000 £36,000 £34,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
-16.66% +5.10%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £23,650 £29,500
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £40,000 £40,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.33%
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
797 643 693
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North East 97.43% 97.28% 96.52%
Number of salaries quoted 596 563 597
Average salary £35,232 £37,500 £34,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.04% +10.29%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £22,500 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

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 1 October 2014.

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 1 October 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 +7 30 £30,000 -12.40% 8
Software Engineer
England

Software Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North East

For the 6 months to 1 October 2014, 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 44 (81.48%) Software Engineering
2 34 (62.96%) Java
3 25 (46.30%) C++
3 25 (46.30%) Computer Science
4 18 (33.33%) Mathematics
5 15 (27.78%) Mobile Commerce
5 15 (27.78%) Banking
5 15 (27.78%) Mobile Banking
5 15 (27.78%) Mobile Payment
6 14 (25.93%) Agile Software Development
7 11 (20.37%) Python
7 11 (20.37%) SQL
7 11 (20.37%) JavaScript
8 10 (18.52%) C#
8 10 (18.52%) JUnit
8 10 (18.52%) OO
8 10 (18.52%) QA
9 9 (16.67%) Linux
9 9 (16.67%) CSS
9 9 (16.67%) Android
9 9 (16.67%) Apple iOS
10 8 (14.81%) Mobile App
10 8 (14.81%) HTML
10 8 (14.81%) Spring
10 8 (14.81%) Degree
11 7 (12.96%) ISO/IEC 27001
11 7 (12.96%) Unit Testing
11 7 (12.96%) PHP
11 7 (12.96%) ISO 9001
11 7 (12.96%) TickIT

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

For the 6 months to 1 October 2014, 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 2 (3.70%) BizTalk Server
2 1 (1.85%) CMS
2 1 (1.85%) Moodle
Applications
1 1 (1.85%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 2 (3.70%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.85%) FTP
1 1 (1.85%) HTTPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (9.26%) SQL Server
2 4 (7.41%) MySQL
3 2 (3.70%) Relational Database
3 2 (3.70%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (1.85%) PostgreSQL
4 1 (1.85%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 10 (18.52%) JUnit
2 6 (11.11%) Eclipse
2 6 (11.11%) CruiseControl
2 6 (11.11%) JIRA
3 2 (3.70%) Jenkins
3 2 (3.70%) TestNG
3 2 (3.70%) Git (software)
3 2 (3.70%) Hudson
3 2 (3.70%) Ant
3 2 (3.70%) Visual Studio
3 2 (3.70%) Maven
3 2 (3.70%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 2 (3.70%) Selenium
4 1 (1.85%) Subversion
4 1 (1.85%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (1.85%) Mercurial
General
1 15 (27.78%) Banking
2 5 (9.26%) Games
3 3 (5.56%) Multimedia
4 2 (3.70%) Electronics
4 2 (3.70%) Finance
4 2 (3.70%) Manufacturing
5 1 (1.85%) Marketing
5 1 (1.85%) Advertising
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (16.67%) CSS
2 8 (14.81%) HTML
2 8 (14.81%) Spring
3 6 (11.11%) iOS SDK
3 6 (11.11%) .NET
3 6 (11.11%) J2EE
3 6 (11.11%) Hibernate
4 5 (9.26%) SOAP
4 5 (9.26%) OpenGL
5 4 (7.41%) XML
6 3 (5.56%) .NET Framework
6 3 (5.56%) HTML5
6 3 (5.56%) CSS3
7 2 (3.70%) Backbone.js
7 2 (3.70%) REST
7 2 (3.70%) Web Services
7 2 (3.70%) ASP.NET
7 2 (3.70%) Flash
7 2 (3.70%) LAMP
7 2 (3.70%) WinForms
Miscellaneous
1 25 (46.30%) Computer Science
2 18 (33.33%) Mathematics
3 15 (27.78%) Mobile Banking
3 15 (27.78%) Mobile Payment
4 8 (14.81%) Mobile App
5 6 (11.11%) Analytical Skills
5 6 (11.11%) Physics
6 5 (9.26%) Visualisation
7 3 (5.56%) User Experience
8 2 (3.70%) Embedded Systems
8 2 (3.70%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
9 1 (1.85%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 9 (16.67%) Linux
1 9 (16.67%) Android
1 9 (16.67%) Apple iOS
2 6 (11.11%) Windows
3 3 (5.56%) Windows Phone
4 2 (3.70%) UNIX
5 1 (1.85%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 44 (81.48%) Software Engineering
2 15 (27.78%) Mobile Commerce
3 14 (25.93%) Agile Software Development
4 10 (18.52%) OO
5 7 (12.96%) Unit Testing
5 7 (12.96%) Image Processing
6 6 (11.11%) Scrum
6 6 (11.11%) TDD
7 5 (9.26%) MVC
7 5 (9.26%) 3D Visualisation
7 5 (9.26%) Multithreading
8 4 (7.41%) Web Development
9 3 (5.56%) Automated Testing
9 3 (5.56%) OOD
9 3 (5.56%) Test Automation
9 3 (5.56%) Product Management
9 3 (5.56%) Responsive Web Design
9 3 (5.56%) Mentoring
10 2 (3.70%) Manual Testing
10 2 (3.70%) Static Code Analysis
Programming Languages
1 34 (62.96%) Java
2 25 (46.30%) C++
3 11 (20.37%) Python
3 11 (20.37%) SQL
3 11 (20.37%) JavaScript
4 10 (18.52%) C#
5 7 (12.96%) PHP
6 5 (9.26%) Perl
7 3 (5.56%) C
7 3 (5.56%) T-SQL
8 2 (3.70%) Embedded C
8 2 (3.70%) VB
8 2 (3.70%) VB.NET
8 2 (3.70%) VB6
9 1 (1.85%) PHP5
9 1 (1.85%) XPath
9 1 (1.85%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 8 (14.81%) Degree
2 1 (1.85%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (18.52%) QA
2 7 (12.96%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 7 (12.96%) ISO 9001
2 7 (12.96%) TickIT
2 7 (12.96%) ISO/IEC 12207
2 7 (12.96%) PCI DSS
Vendors
1 2 (3.70%) Microsoft
2 1 (1.85%) Zend
2 1 (1.85%) Perforce
2 1 (1.85%) Oracle
2 1 (1.85%) Blackboard
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