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 23 July 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
23 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Software Engineer
Rank 55 63 59
Rank change year-on-year
+8 -4
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Engineer 30 25 19
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North East 3.78% 3.18% 2.34%
As % of the Job Titles category 4.02% 3.29% 2.42%
Number of salaries quoted 20 24 17
Median salary £34,750 £30,000 £38,750
Median salary % change year-on-year
+15.83% -22.58%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £22,500 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £35,750 £57,500 £47,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -
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
746 760 786
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North East 93.95% 96.82% 96.92%
Number of salaries quoted 663 639 586
Median salary £37,906 £40,000 £32,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-5.23% +23.07%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £25,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £47,500 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

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 23 July 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 23 July 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 -3 24 £34,875 +16.25% 7
Durham - 6 £29,500 - 2
Software Engineer
England

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

For the 6 months to 23 July 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 52 (96.30%) Software Engineering
2 36 (66.67%) C#
3 31 (57.41%) .NET
4 27 (50.00%) JavaScript
5 26 (48.15%) Agile Software Development
6 22 (40.74%) SQL
7 21 (38.89%) MVC
8 17 (31.48%) Microsoft
8 17 (31.48%) SQL Server
8 17 (31.48%) C++
9 16 (29.63%) MS Excel
9 16 (29.63%) OO
10 15 (27.78%) C
10 15 (27.78%) ASP.NET
10 15 (27.78%) Scrum
11 14 (25.93%) XML
11 14 (25.93%) ASP.NET MVC
12 13 (24.07%) jQuery
13 12 (22.22%) .NET Framework
13 12 (22.22%) LINQ
14 10 (18.52%) Amazon AWS
14 10 (18.52%) Git (software)
14 10 (18.52%) Mentoring
15 9 (16.67%) Degree
15 9 (16.67%) CSS
15 9 (16.67%) HTML
15 9 (16.67%) Java
16 8 (14.81%) T-SQL
16 8 (14.81%) Web Services
16 8 (14.81%) Windows

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 6 (11.11%) BizTalk Server
1 6 (11.11%) IIS
2 2 (3.70%) ColdFusion
2 2 (3.70%) Confluence
2 2 (3.70%) Documentum
3 1 (1.85%) Captiva
Applications
1 16 (29.63%) MS Excel
2 3 (5.56%) Simulink
Business Applications
1 6 (11.11%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 10 (18.52%) Amazon AWS
2 7 (12.96%) Amazon EC2
2 7 (12.96%) Amazon EMR
2 7 (12.96%) Amazon Kinesis
2 7 (12.96%) Amazon S3
2 7 (12.96%) AWS Lambda
3 1 (1.85%) Google Cloud Platform
3 1 (1.85%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (1.85%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (11.11%) RS-232
1 6 (11.11%) RS-485
2 3 (5.56%) Bluetooth
2 3 (5.56%) Ethernet
2 3 (5.56%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (31.48%) SQL Server
2 7 (12.96%) Amazon Redshift
3 6 (11.11%) SQL Server 2008
3 6 (11.11%) SQL Server 2012
3 6 (11.11%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 6 (11.11%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 6 (11.11%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 4 (7.41%) MySQL
5 1 (1.85%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 10 (18.52%) Git (software)
2 7 (12.96%) Team Foundation Server
2 7 (12.96%) Visual Studio
3 6 (11.11%) CruiseControl
4 3 (5.56%) Subversion
5 2 (3.70%) JIRA
6 1 (1.85%) LabVIEW
General
1 7 (12.96%) Finance
2 6 (11.11%) Telecoms
3 5 (9.26%) Marketing
4 3 (5.56%) Advertising
5 2 (3.70%) Electronics
6 1 (1.85%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 31 (57.41%) .NET
2 15 (27.78%) ASP.NET
3 14 (25.93%) ASP.NET MVC
3 14 (25.93%) XML
4 13 (24.07%) jQuery
5 12 (22.22%) .NET Framework
5 12 (22.22%) LINQ
6 9 (16.67%) CSS
6 9 (16.67%) HTML
7 8 (14.81%) CSS3
7 8 (14.81%) HTML5
7 8 (14.81%) Web Services
8 7 (12.96%) ASP.NET Web API
8 7 (12.96%) Node.js
8 7 (12.96%) WCF
9 6 (11.11%) ASP.NET Web Forms
9 6 (11.11%) JSON
9 6 (11.11%) KnockoutJS
10 3 (5.56%) Qt
11 2 (3.70%) JSP
Miscellaneous
1 7 (12.96%) Embedded Systems
2 5 (9.26%) Algorithms
3 2 (3.70%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (3.70%) Visualisation
4 1 (1.85%) Clustering
4 1 (1.85%) Computer Science
4 1 (1.85%) Mathematics
4 1 (1.85%) Physics
4 1 (1.85%) Private Cloud
4 1 (1.85%) Statistics
4 1 (1.85%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 8 (14.81%) Linux
1 8 (14.81%) Windows
1 8 (14.81%) Windows Server
2 6 (11.11%) Windows Server 2008
2 6 (11.11%) Windows Server 2012
3 5 (9.26%) Unix
4 3 (5.56%) Android
4 3 (5.56%) Apple iOS
5 2 (3.70%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 2 (3.70%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 52 (96.30%) Software Engineering
2 26 (48.15%) Agile Software Development
3 21 (38.89%) MVC
4 16 (29.63%) OO
5 15 (27.78%) Scrum
6 10 (18.52%) Mentoring
7 7 (12.96%) Continuous Delivery
7 7 (12.96%) ITIL
7 7 (12.96%) Low Latency
7 7 (12.96%) Migration
7 7 (12.96%) Prototyping
7 7 (12.96%) Rapid Prototyping
7 7 (12.96%) SDLC
7 7 (12.96%) TDD
7 7 (12.96%) Test Automation
8 6 (11.11%) Automated Testing
8 6 (11.11%) Business Analysis
8 6 (11.11%) Business Intelligence
8 6 (11.11%) Continuous Integration
8 6 (11.11%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 36 (66.67%) C#
2 27 (50.00%) JavaScript
3 22 (40.74%) SQL
4 17 (31.48%) C++
5 15 (27.78%) C
6 9 (16.67%) Java
7 8 (14.81%) T-SQL
8 7 (12.96%) Go
8 7 (12.96%) PHP
9 6 (11.11%) Embedded C
9 6 (11.11%) Embedded C++
10 4 (7.41%) MATLAB
10 4 (7.41%) Python
11 3 (5.56%) Objective-C
11 3 (5.56%) Perl
12 2 (3.70%) ActionScript
12 2 (3.70%) PHP 5
13 1 (1.85%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 9 (16.67%) Degree
2 2 (3.70%) SC Cleared
2 2 (3.70%) Security Cleared
3 1 (1.85%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (5.56%) ISO 9001
1 3 (5.56%) MISRA
1 3 (5.56%) MISRA C
System Software
1 6 (11.11%) Firmware
2 1 (1.85%) Docker
Systems Management
1 7 (12.96%) Ansible
1 7 (12.96%) Opscode Chef
1 7 (12.96%) Puppet
1 7 (12.96%) Salt
1 7 (12.96%) Terraform
2 1 (1.85%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 17 (31.48%) Microsoft
2 2 (3.70%) EMC
2 2 (3.70%) Oracle
2 2 (3.70%) Pega
2 2 (3.70%) Red Hat
3 1 (1.85%) Google
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Salary: £45000 - £70000 per annum + Negotiable
Posted: Yesterday
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Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
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Salary: £32922.89 - £82307.24 per annum + Negotiable
Posted: 3 days ago
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Salary: £50000 - £64000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
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Salary: £40000 - £48000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 10 days ago
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Salary: competitive
Posted: 17 days ago
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Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum
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Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum
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