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 26 May 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
26 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Software Engineer
Rank 57 45 39
Rank change year-on-year
-12 -6
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Engineer 23 38 37
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North East 3.28% 5.26% 4.76%
As % of the Job Titles category 3.43% 5.46% 4.87%
Number of salaries quoted 18 34 34
Median salary £34,875 £30,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+16.25% -33.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,075 £22,500 £22,800
10% offered a salary of more than £39,000 £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
671 696 759
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North East 95.72% 96.40% 97.56%
Number of salaries quoted 595 589 632
Median salary £36,500 £35,500 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+2.81% +1.42%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £25,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £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 26 May 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 26 May 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 -11 22 £34,750 +15.83% 6
Durham - 1 £46,000 - 2
Software Engineer
England

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

For the 6 months to 26 May 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 40 (95.24%) Software Engineering
2 33 (78.57%) C#
3 31 (73.81%) .NET
4 30 (71.43%) JavaScript
5 26 (61.90%) Agile Software Development
6 23 (54.76%) MVC
7 16 (38.10%) SQL
7 16 (38.10%) ASP.NET
8 15 (35.71%) SQL Server
9 14 (33.33%) Scrum
9 14 (33.33%) Microsoft
10 13 (30.95%) Amazon AWS
11 12 (28.57%) Git (software)
11 12 (28.57%) OO
11 12 (28.57%) MS Excel
12 11 (26.19%) Web Services
12 11 (26.19%) Mentoring
13 10 (23.81%) C++
13 10 (23.81%) Finance
13 10 (23.81%) Degree
14 9 (21.43%) .NET Framework
14 9 (21.43%) Continuous Integration
14 9 (21.43%) Team Foundation Server
14 9 (21.43%) ASP.NET MVC
14 9 (21.43%) jQuery
14 9 (21.43%) Visual Studio
14 9 (21.43%) XML
15 8 (19.05%) CRM
15 8 (19.05%) IIS
16 7 (16.67%) Go

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 8 (19.05%) IIS
2 7 (16.67%) Node.js
3 4 (9.52%) BizTalk Server
3 4 (9.52%) MS Exchange
4 2 (4.76%) ColdFusion
Applications
1 12 (28.57%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 4 (9.52%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 13 (30.95%) Amazon AWS
2 7 (16.67%) Amazon EC2
2 7 (16.67%) Amazon EMR
2 7 (16.67%) Amazon Kinesis
2 7 (16.67%) Amazon S3
2 7 (16.67%) AWS Lambda
3 5 (11.90%) Microsoft Azure
3 5 (11.90%) SaaS
4 4 (9.52%) Heroku
5 1 (2.38%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 4 (9.52%) HTTP
1 4 (9.52%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (35.71%) SQL Server
2 7 (16.67%) Amazon Redshift
3 5 (11.90%) SQL Server 2012
4 4 (9.52%) SQL Server 2008
4 4 (9.52%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 4 (9.52%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 4 (9.52%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 3 (7.14%) MySQL
6 2 (4.76%) Big Data
6 2 (4.76%) Hadoop
7 1 (2.38%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 12 (28.57%) Git (software)
2 9 (21.43%) Team Foundation Server
2 9 (21.43%) Visual Studio
3 4 (9.52%) CruiseControl
3 4 (9.52%) JIRA
4 1 (2.38%) Bitbucket
4 1 (2.38%) LabVIEW
General
1 10 (23.81%) Finance
2 6 (14.29%) Marketing
3 4 (9.52%) Advertising
3 4 (9.52%) Telecoms
4 1 (2.38%) Electronics
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 31 (73.81%) .NET
2 16 (38.10%) ASP.NET
3 11 (26.19%) Web Services
4 9 (21.43%) .NET Framework
4 9 (21.43%) ASP.NET MVC
4 9 (21.43%) jQuery
4 9 (21.43%) XML
5 7 (16.67%) ASP.NET Web API
5 7 (16.67%) CSS
5 7 (16.67%) HTML
5 7 (16.67%) LINQ
5 7 (16.67%) WCF
6 6 (14.29%) CSS3
6 6 (14.29%) HTML5
7 5 (11.90%) REST
8 4 (9.52%) ASP.NET Web Forms
8 4 (9.52%) JSON
8 4 (9.52%) KnockoutJS
9 2 (4.76%) AngularJS
9 2 (4.76%) Entity Framework
Miscellaneous
1 4 (9.52%) Enterprise Software
2 2 (4.76%) Visualisation
3 1 (2.38%) Algorithms
3 1 (2.38%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (2.38%) Clustering
3 1 (2.38%) Computer Science
3 1 (2.38%) Embedded Systems
3 1 (2.38%) Mathematics
3 1 (2.38%) Physics
3 1 (2.38%) Private Cloud
3 1 (2.38%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 4 (9.52%) Windows
1 4 (9.52%) Windows Server
1 4 (9.52%) Windows Server 2008
1 4 (9.52%) Windows Server 2012
2 2 (4.76%) Linux
3 1 (2.38%) Android
3 1 (2.38%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 40 (95.24%) Software Engineering
2 26 (61.90%) Agile Software Development
3 23 (54.76%) MVC
4 14 (33.33%) Scrum
5 12 (28.57%) OO
6 11 (26.19%) Mentoring
7 9 (21.43%) Continuous Integration
8 8 (19.05%) CRM
9 7 (16.67%) Continuous Delivery
9 7 (16.67%) Low Latency
9 7 (16.67%) Rapid Prototyping
9 7 (16.67%) Test Automation
10 6 (14.29%) Project Management
11 5 (11.90%) TDD
11 5 (11.90%) Unit Testing
12 4 (9.52%) Automated Testing
12 4 (9.52%) Business Analysis
12 4 (9.52%) Multithreading
12 4 (9.52%) Release Management
12 4 (9.52%) Use Case
Programming Languages
1 33 (78.57%) C#
2 30 (71.43%) JavaScript
3 16 (38.10%) SQL
4 10 (23.81%) C++
5 7 (16.67%) C
5 7 (16.67%) Go
5 7 (16.67%) PHP
5 7 (16.67%) T-SQL
6 6 (14.29%) Java
7 5 (11.90%) Python
8 2 (4.76%) ActionScript
8 2 (4.76%) Scala
9 1 (2.38%) Perl
9 1 (2.38%) PHP 5
9 1 (2.38%) Ruby
9 1 (2.38%) VB
9 1 (2.38%) VB6
Qualifications
1 10 (23.81%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (9.52%) QA
System Software
1 1 (2.38%) Docker
Systems Management
1 7 (16.67%) Ansible
1 7 (16.67%) Opscode Chef
1 7 (16.67%) Puppet
1 7 (16.67%) Salt
1 7 (16.67%) Terraform
2 1 (2.38%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 14 (33.33%) Microsoft
2 2 (4.76%) Xamarin
3 1 (2.38%) Google
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