The first table below looks at the demand 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 17 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the North East region.

Location
3 months to
17 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Software Engineer
Rank 33 44 45
Rank change year-on-year
+11 +1
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Engineer 41 25 27
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North East 5.63% 3.41% 3.23%
As % of the Job Titles category 5.84% 3.52% 3.37%
Number of salaries quoted 37 19 23
Average salary £47,500 £38,500 £38,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+23.37% -
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £38,000
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -1.31%
Job Titles Category
North East
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
702 711 802
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North East 96.43% 96.87% 95.93%
Number of salaries quoted 598 611 662
Average salary £37,500 £34,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+10.29% -2.85%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £21,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £65,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £38,000
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +1.31%
Software Engineer
England

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 17 April 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 17 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
Tyne and Wear +22 34 £45,000 +4.65% 6
Durham -4 20 £47,500 +39.70% 3
Software Engineer
England

Software Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North East

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 63 (96.92%) Software Engineering
2 31 (47.69%) C#
2 31 (47.69%) C++
3 25 (38.46%) SQL
4 23 (35.38%) Java
5 20 (30.77%) .NET
6 17 (26.15%) Spring
7 16 (24.62%) Hibernate
7 16 (24.62%) J2EE
7 16 (24.62%) Linux
8 12 (18.46%) C
8 12 (18.46%) Electronics
9 11 (16.92%) Image Processing
10 10 (15.38%) Windows
10 10 (15.38%) Embedded C
11 9 (13.85%) JavaScript
12 8 (12.31%) ASP.NET
12 8 (12.31%) Scrum
12 8 (12.31%) TDD
12 8 (12.31%) Degree
12 8 (12.31%) Multithreading
13 7 (10.77%) Agile Software Development
13 7 (10.77%) UML
13 7 (10.77%) Embedded C++
14 6 (9.23%) Microsoft
14 6 (9.23%) OpenGL
14 6 (9.23%) CSS
14 6 (9.23%) Visual Studio
14 6 (9.23%) Computer Science
14 6 (9.23%) .NET Framework

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

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 4 (6.15%) SharePoint
2 2 (3.08%) IIS
3 1 (1.54%) Moodle
Applications
1 3 (4.62%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 4 (6.15%) Wireless
2 1 (1.54%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (7.69%) SQL Server
2 4 (6.15%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 4 (6.15%) MySQL
3 3 (4.62%) PostgreSQL
4 2 (3.08%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 2 (3.08%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 1 (1.54%) Oracle Database
5 1 (1.54%) Relational Database
5 1 (1.54%) DB2
5 1 (1.54%) MS Access
5 1 (1.54%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 6 (9.23%) Visual Studio
2 2 (3.08%) JUnit
3 1 (1.54%) Ant
3 1 (1.54%) Eclipse
3 1 (1.54%) CruiseControl
3 1 (1.54%) Maven
3 1 (1.54%) JIRA
3 1 (1.54%) Git (software)
3 1 (1.54%) Mercurial
General
1 12 (18.46%) Electronics
2 5 (7.69%) Automotive
2 5 (7.69%) Games
3 4 (6.15%) Finance
4 2 (3.08%) Manufacturing
4 2 (3.08%) Financial Institution
5 1 (1.54%) Marketing
5 1 (1.54%) Publishing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (30.77%) .NET
2 17 (26.15%) Spring
3 16 (24.62%) Hibernate
3 16 (24.62%) J2EE
4 8 (12.31%) ASP.NET
5 6 (9.23%) CSS
5 6 (9.23%) OpenGL
5 6 (9.23%) .NET Framework
6 5 (7.69%) HTML
7 3 (4.62%) WinForms
7 3 (4.62%) XML
7 3 (4.62%) XHTML
8 2 (3.08%) MFC
8 2 (3.08%) WPF
9 1 (1.54%) Zend Framework
9 1 (1.54%) jQuery
9 1 (1.54%) Kohana
9 1 (1.54%) RESTful
9 1 (1.54%) Laravel
9 1 (1.54%) LESS
Miscellaneous
1 6 (9.23%) Computer Science
1 6 (9.23%) Visualisation
2 5 (7.69%) Embedded Systems
3 4 (6.15%) Mathematics
3 4 (6.15%) Firmware
4 3 (4.62%) 3D Graphics
4 3 (4.62%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
4 3 (4.62%) GPGPU
4 3 (4.62%) CUDA
5 1 (1.54%) Open Source
5 1 (1.54%) Mobile App
5 1 (1.54%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (1.54%) Statistics
5 1 (1.54%) VLE
5 1 (1.54%) Physics
5 1 (1.54%) Learning Management System
Operating Systems
1 16 (24.62%) Linux
2 10 (15.38%) Windows
3 2 (3.08%) Apple iOS
3 2 (3.08%) Android
4 1 (1.54%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 63 (96.92%) Software Engineering
2 11 (16.92%) Image Processing
3 8 (12.31%) Multithreading
3 8 (12.31%) Scrum
3 8 (12.31%) TDD
4 7 (10.77%) Agile Software Development
4 7 (10.77%) UML
5 6 (9.23%) 3D Visualisation
6 5 (7.69%) Data Analysis
6 5 (7.69%) Validation
7 4 (6.15%) MVC
7 4 (6.15%) Business Intelligence
7 4 (6.15%) Unit Testing
8 3 (4.62%) Static Code Analysis
8 3 (4.62%) Automated Testing
8 3 (4.62%) OOD
8 3 (4.62%) OOA/OOD
8 3 (4.62%) Quality Management
8 3 (4.62%) Pair Programming
9 2 (3.08%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 31 (47.69%) C#
1 31 (47.69%) C++
2 25 (38.46%) SQL
3 23 (35.38%) Java
4 12 (18.46%) C
5 10 (15.38%) Embedded C
6 9 (13.85%) JavaScript
7 7 (10.77%) Embedded C++
8 5 (7.69%) VB
8 5 (7.69%) Python
9 4 (6.15%) VB.NET
9 4 (6.15%) PHP
9 4 (6.15%) Ruby
10 3 (4.62%) Perl
11 2 (3.08%) T-SQL
11 2 (3.08%) VB6
11 2 (3.08%) Assembly Language
12 1 (1.54%) Shell Script
12 1 (1.54%) VBA
12 1 (1.54%) PHP5
Qualifications
1 8 (12.31%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.08%) QA
Vendors
1 6 (9.23%) Microsoft
2 5 (7.69%) Oracle
3 1 (1.54%) Zend
3 1 (1.54%) Blackboard
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