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 16 January 2017 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
16 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Software Engineer
England / North East
Rank 51 61 39
Rank change year-on-year
+10 -22
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Engineer 19 15 35
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North East 2.79% 2.47% 5.07%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.91% 2.54% 5.33%
Number of salaries quoted 16 10 27
Median salary £37,000 £38,750 £30,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-4.51% +29.16%
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +6.25%

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
653 591 657
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North East 96.03% 97.36% 95.08%
Number of salaries quoted 539 515 549
Median salary £35,000 £35,000 £35,000
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £26,000 £24,500
10% offered a salary of more than £49,000 £52,500 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.19% +5.00%

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 16 January 2017.

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 16 January 2017. 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 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 -3 8 £30,250 -21.93% 5
Durham +3 2 £30,000 - 1
Software Engineer
England

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

For the 6 months to 16 January 2017, 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 66 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 43 (65.15%) C#
3 39 (59.09%) C++
4 31 (46.97%) C
5 30 (45.45%) Java
6 23 (34.85%) Git (software)
7 22 (33.33%) Microsoft
8 19 (28.79%) Firmware
8 19 (28.79%) Linux
9 18 (27.27%) OO
10 17 (25.76%) MS Excel
10 17 (25.76%) Embedded C
10 17 (25.76%) Ethernet
10 17 (25.76%) Subversion
10 17 (25.76%) Qt
11 16 (24.24%) RS-232
11 16 (24.24%) RS-485
11 16 (24.24%) Embedded C++
11 16 (24.24%) Unix
12 15 (22.73%) UML
12 15 (22.73%) Security Cleared
12 15 (22.73%) Android
13 14 (21.21%) SC Cleared
13 14 (21.21%) Agile Software Development
13 14 (21.21%) Bluetooth
13 14 (21.21%) Objective-C
13 14 (21.21%) Apple iOS
13 14 (21.21%) Embedded Software Development
14 12 (18.18%) SQL
15 10 (15.15%) MongoDB

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 (13.64%) Apache Pig
1 9 (13.64%) Apache Spark
2 5 (7.58%) Documentum
3 3 (4.55%) BizTalk Server
4 2 (3.03%) Captiva
4 2 (3.03%) Confluence
4 2 (3.03%) IIS
5 1 (1.52%) OpenStack
Applications
1 17 (25.76%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.52%) Simulink
Business Applications
1 2 (3.03%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 3 (4.55%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (3.03%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (1.52%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 17 (25.76%) Ethernet
2 16 (24.24%) RS-232
2 16 (24.24%) RS-485
3 14 (21.21%) Bluetooth
4 2 (3.03%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (15.15%) MongoDB
2 9 (13.64%) Apache Hive
2 9 (13.64%) Hadoop
2 9 (13.64%) SQL Server
3 4 (6.06%) SQL Server 2005
4 3 (4.55%) SQL Server 2008
5 2 (3.03%) NoSQL
5 2 (3.03%) SQL Server 2012
5 2 (3.03%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 2 (3.03%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 2 (3.03%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 1 (1.52%) MySQL
6 1 (1.52%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 23 (34.85%) Git (software)
2 17 (25.76%) Subversion
3 3 (4.55%) Team Foundation Server
3 3 (4.55%) Visual Studio
4 2 (3.03%) CruiseControl
4 2 (3.03%) JIRA
General
1 6 (9.09%) Games
2 5 (7.58%) Advertising
2 5 (7.58%) Electronics
3 4 (6.06%) Finance
4 3 (4.55%) Automotive
4 3 (4.55%) Retail
5 2 (3.03%) Telecoms
6 1 (1.52%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (25.76%) Qt
2 9 (13.64%) .NET
3 8 (12.12%) ASP.NET
3 8 (12.12%) ASP.NET MVC
4 7 (10.61%) CSS
4 7 (10.61%) HTML
4 7 (10.61%) Web Services
5 6 (9.09%) Node.js
5 6 (9.09%) XML
6 4 (6.06%) .NET Framework
6 4 (6.06%) Unity (Game Engine)
7 3 (4.55%) HTML5
7 3 (4.55%) KnockoutJS
8 2 (3.03%) ASP.NET Web Forms
8 2 (3.03%) CSS3
8 2 (3.03%) jQuery
8 2 (3.03%) LINQ
8 2 (3.03%) WPF
9 1 (1.52%) AngularJS
9 1 (1.52%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 9 (13.64%) Cyber Attack
2 5 (7.58%) Mathematics
3 4 (6.06%) Algorithms
3 4 (6.06%) Computer Science
3 4 (6.06%) Visualisation
4 3 (4.55%) Embedded Systems
4 3 (4.55%) Kinect
4 3 (4.55%) Oculus Rift
4 3 (4.55%) Physics
5 2 (3.03%) Statistics
6 1 (1.52%) Analytical Skills
6 1 (1.52%) Life Science
6 1 (1.52%) Xbox
Operating Systems
1 19 (28.79%) Linux
2 16 (24.24%) Unix
3 15 (22.73%) Android
4 14 (21.21%) Apple iOS
5 8 (12.12%) Windows
6 4 (6.06%) Windows Server
7 2 (3.03%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 2 (3.03%) Solaris
7 2 (3.03%) Windows Server 2008
7 2 (3.03%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 66 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 18 (27.27%) OO
3 15 (22.73%) UML
4 14 (21.21%) Agile Software Development
4 14 (21.21%) Embedded Software Development
5 10 (15.15%) TDD
6 9 (13.64%) Cybersecurity
6 9 (13.64%) Ethical Hacking
6 9 (13.64%) Reverse Engineering
7 8 (12.12%) MVC
8 5 (7.58%) Case Management
8 5 (7.58%) Change Management
8 5 (7.58%) Content Management
9 4 (6.06%) ITIL
9 4 (6.06%) Scrum
9 4 (6.06%) Software Architecture
9 4 (6.06%) Web Development
10 3 (4.55%) BDD
10 3 (4.55%) Continuous Integration
10 3 (4.55%) Pair Programming
Programming Languages
1 43 (65.15%) C#
2 39 (59.09%) C++
3 31 (46.97%) C
4 30 (45.45%) Java
5 17 (25.76%) Embedded C
6 16 (24.24%) Embedded C++
7 14 (21.21%) Objective-C
8 12 (18.18%) SQL
9 9 (13.64%) Python
9 9 (13.64%) Scala
10 7 (10.61%) T-SQL
11 6 (9.09%) Perl
12 4 (6.06%) JavaScript
13 3 (4.55%) MATLAB
13 3 (4.55%) PHP
14 2 (3.03%) Bash Shell
14 2 (3.03%) Shell Script
15 1 (1.52%) F#
15 1 (1.52%) Go
15 1 (1.52%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 15 (22.73%) Security Cleared
2 14 (21.21%) SC Cleared
3 9 (13.64%) DV Cleared
4 8 (12.12%) Degree
5 1 (1.52%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (1.52%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.03%) ISO 9001
2 1 (1.52%) ISO13485
2 1 (1.52%) MISRA
2 1 (1.52%) MISRA C
2 1 (1.52%) QA
System Software
1 19 (28.79%) Firmware
Vendors
1 22 (33.33%) Microsoft
2 5 (7.58%) EMC
2 5 (7.58%) Pega
3 2 (3.03%) Oracle
3 2 (3.03%) Red Hat
4 1 (1.52%) Google
4 1 (1.52%) Xamarin
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