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 27 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Software Engineer
Rank 72 53 41
Rank change year-on-year
-19 -12
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Engineer 12 22 28
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North East 1.59% 2.62% 4.29%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.69% 2.70% 4.44%
Number of salaries quoted 10 20 28
Average salary £26,000 £28,500 £38,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-8.77% -25.97%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £22,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £49,100 £39,000 £40,450
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
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
709 816 631
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North East 94.03% 97.14% 96.78%
Number of salaries quoted 610 589 533
Average salary £40,000 £33,500 £36,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+19.40% -8.21%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £22,500 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.56%

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 27 August 2015.

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 27 August 2015. 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 -10 10 £26,000 -8.77% 3
Northumberland - 2 - -
Software Engineer
England

Software Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North East

For the 6 months to 27 August 2015, 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 46 (82.14%) Software Engineering
2 40 (71.43%) C++
3 29 (51.79%) C#
4 28 (50.00%) Computer Science
5 26 (46.43%) Degree
6 21 (37.50%) Mathematics
6 21 (37.50%) Unity (Game Engine)
6 21 (37.50%) 3D Graphics
6 21 (37.50%) Games
7 16 (28.57%) PHP
7 16 (28.57%) Java
7 16 (28.57%) MySQL
7 16 (28.57%) Multithreading
8 15 (26.79%) Physics
8 15 (26.79%) C
8 15 (26.79%) PhD
9 14 (25.00%) OpenGL
9 14 (25.00%) DirectX
9 14 (25.00%) 3D Programming
9 14 (25.00%) Visualisation
9 14 (25.00%) HLSL
10 12 (21.43%) Android
10 12 (21.43%) Linux
11 11 (19.64%) CSS
11 11 (19.64%) JavaScript
11 11 (19.64%) HTML
12 10 (17.86%) HTML5
13 9 (16.07%) CSS3
13 9 (16.07%) Analytical Skills
13 9 (16.07%) Algorithms

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

For the 6 months to 27 August 2015, 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.

Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.79%) GPRS
1 1 (1.79%) GSM
1 1 (1.79%) HTTP
1 1 (1.79%) TCP/IP
1 1 (1.79%) Wi-Fi
1 1 (1.79%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (28.57%) MySQL
2 3 (5.36%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (3.57%) Visual Studio
2 1 (1.79%) ReSharper
General
1 21 (37.50%) Games
2 5 (8.93%) Banking
2 5 (8.93%) Electronics
3 2 (3.57%) Automotive
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (37.50%) Unity (Game Engine)
2 14 (25.00%) OpenGL
2 14 (25.00%) DirectX
3 11 (19.64%) HTML
3 11 (19.64%) CSS
4 10 (17.86%) HTML5
5 9 (16.07%) CSS3
6 6 (10.71%) .NET
7 2 (3.57%) .NET Framework
7 2 (3.57%) WPF
8 1 (1.79%) LINQ
8 1 (1.79%) ASP.NET MVC
8 1 (1.79%) Entity Framework
8 1 (1.79%) iOS SDK
8 1 (1.79%) ASP.NET Web API
8 1 (1.79%) ASP.NET
8 1 (1.79%) Web Services
8 1 (1.79%) WinForms
8 1 (1.79%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 28 (50.00%) Computer Science
2 21 (37.50%) 3D Graphics
2 21 (37.50%) Mathematics
3 15 (26.79%) Physics
4 14 (25.00%) Visualisation
5 9 (16.07%) Analytical Skills
5 9 (16.07%) Algorithms
6 5 (8.93%) Mobile Banking
6 5 (8.93%) Mobile Payment
7 2 (3.57%) Embedded Systems
8 1 (1.79%) Mobile App
8 1 (1.79%) Smartphone
8 1 (1.79%) Data Structures
8 1 (1.79%) Device Driver
Operating Systems
1 12 (21.43%) Linux
1 12 (21.43%) Android
2 7 (12.50%) Windows
3 1 (1.79%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 46 (82.14%) Software Engineering
2 16 (28.57%) Multithreading
3 14 (25.00%) 3D Programming
4 9 (16.07%) Web Development
5 8 (14.29%) OO
5 8 (14.29%) Mobile Development
6 7 (12.50%) Android Development
6 7 (12.50%) Network Management
6 7 (12.50%) OOP
7 6 (10.71%) UML
8 5 (8.93%) Mobile Commerce
9 3 (5.36%) Configuration Management
10 2 (3.57%) Integration Testing
10 2 (3.57%) Requirements Management
10 2 (3.57%) Test Automation
10 2 (3.57%) Image Processing
10 2 (3.57%) Mentoring
10 2 (3.57%) Data Analysis
11 1 (1.79%) SDLC
11 1 (1.79%) Automation Testing
Programming Languages
1 40 (71.43%) C++
2 29 (51.79%) C#
3 16 (28.57%) PHP
3 16 (28.57%) Java
4 15 (26.79%) C
5 14 (25.00%) HLSL
6 11 (19.64%) JavaScript
7 9 (16.07%) Perl
7 9 (16.07%) PHP5
8 3 (5.36%) VB.NET
9 2 (3.57%) Embedded C
10 1 (1.79%) Pascal
10 1 (1.79%) Python
10 1 (1.79%) Fortran
10 1 (1.79%) Delphi
10 1 (1.79%) SQL
10 1 (1.79%) T-SQL
10 1 (1.79%) VB
Qualifications
1 26 (46.43%) Degree
2 15 (26.79%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (7.14%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 4 (7.14%) PCI DSS
2 1 (1.79%) DO-178B
2 1 (1.79%) ISO 9001
Vendors
1 1 (1.79%) Oracle
1 1 (1.79%) Microsoft
1 1 (1.79%) BT
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