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 29 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Software Engineer
Rank 52 51 42
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -9
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Engineer 29 19 31
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North East 3.71% 2.30% 4.63%
As % of the Job Titles category 3.87% 2.39% 4.88%
Number of salaries quoted 26 17 30
Average salary £29,500 £29,500 £36,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -18.05%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £22,500 £32,950
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £47,500 £42,500
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
750 796 635
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North East 96.03% 96.25% 94.92%
Number of salaries quoted 637 582 545
Average salary £40,000 £32,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+23.07% -13.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £22,500 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

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 29 July 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 29 July 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 -3 27 £29,500 +7.27% 2
Northumberland - 2 - - 1
Software Engineer
England

Software Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North East

For the 6 months to 29 July 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 58 (84.06%) Software Engineering
2 47 (68.12%) C++
3 35 (50.72%) Computer Science
4 34 (49.28%) C#
5 33 (47.83%) Mathematics
6 30 (43.48%) Degree
7 24 (34.78%) Unity (Game Engine)
7 24 (34.78%) Java
7 24 (34.78%) 3D Graphics
7 24 (34.78%) Games
8 20 (28.99%) Multithreading
9 19 (27.54%) Physics
9 19 (27.54%) Android
9 19 (27.54%) PhD
10 18 (26.09%) OpenGL
10 18 (26.09%) DirectX
10 18 (26.09%) HLSL
10 18 (26.09%) 3D Programming
10 18 (26.09%) Visualisation
11 16 (23.19%) MySQL
11 16 (23.19%) PHP
12 15 (21.74%) C
13 13 (18.84%) Mobile Commerce
13 13 (18.84%) Banking
13 13 (18.84%) Mobile Banking
13 13 (18.84%) Mobile Payment
14 12 (17.39%) Linux
15 11 (15.94%) CSS
15 11 (15.94%) JavaScript
15 11 (15.94%) HTML

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

For the 6 months to 29 July 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 (1.45%) GPRS
1 1 (1.45%) GSM
1 1 (1.45%) HTTP
1 1 (1.45%) TCP/IP
1 1 (1.45%) Wi-Fi
1 1 (1.45%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (23.19%) MySQL
2 4 (5.80%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (2.90%) Visual Studio
2 1 (1.45%) Oracle Forms
2 1 (1.45%) ReSharper
General
1 24 (34.78%) Games
2 13 (18.84%) Banking
3 5 (7.25%) Electronics
4 2 (2.90%) Automotive
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (34.78%) Unity (Game Engine)
2 18 (26.09%) OpenGL
2 18 (26.09%) DirectX
3 11 (15.94%) HTML
3 11 (15.94%) CSS
4 10 (14.49%) HTML5
5 9 (13.04%) CSS3
6 8 (11.59%) .NET
7 5 (7.25%) iOS SDK
8 3 (4.35%) WPF
9 2 (2.90%) .NET Framework
9 2 (2.90%) WinForms
10 1 (1.45%) Ajax
10 1 (1.45%) ASP.NET
10 1 (1.45%) Web Services
10 1 (1.45%) XML
10 1 (1.45%) ASP.NET Web API
10 1 (1.45%) LINQ
10 1 (1.45%) ASP.NET MVC
10 1 (1.45%) Entity Framework
Miscellaneous
1 35 (50.72%) Computer Science
2 33 (47.83%) Mathematics
3 24 (34.78%) 3D Graphics
4 19 (27.54%) Physics
5 18 (26.09%) Visualisation
6 13 (18.84%) Mobile Banking
6 13 (18.84%) Mobile Payment
7 11 (15.94%) Algorithms
8 9 (13.04%) Analytical Skills
9 5 (7.25%) Mobile App
10 2 (2.90%) Embedded Systems
11 1 (1.45%) Smartphone
11 1 (1.45%) Client/Server
11 1 (1.45%) Device Driver
11 1 (1.45%) Data Structures
Operating Systems
1 19 (27.54%) Android
2 12 (17.39%) Linux
3 8 (11.59%) Windows
4 5 (7.25%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 58 (84.06%) Software Engineering
2 20 (28.99%) Multithreading
3 18 (26.09%) 3D Programming
4 13 (18.84%) Mobile Commerce
5 10 (14.49%) UML
5 10 (14.49%) Web Development
6 7 (10.14%) OO
6 7 (10.14%) Network Management
6 7 (10.14%) Mobile Development
7 6 (8.70%) Android Development
7 6 (8.70%) OOP
8 3 (4.35%) Configuration Management
8 3 (4.35%) Mentoring
9 2 (2.90%) Test Automation
9 2 (2.90%) Image Processing
9 2 (2.90%) Data Analysis
9 2 (2.90%) MVC
9 2 (2.90%) Agile Software Development
9 2 (2.90%) Integration Testing
9 2 (2.90%) Requirements Management
Programming Languages
1 47 (68.12%) C++
2 34 (49.28%) C#
3 24 (34.78%) Java
4 18 (26.09%) HLSL
5 16 (23.19%) PHP
6 15 (21.74%) C
7 11 (15.94%) JavaScript
8 9 (13.04%) Perl
8 9 (13.04%) PHP5
9 4 (5.80%) VB.NET
10 2 (2.90%) Embedded C
11 1 (1.45%) Pascal
11 1 (1.45%) Python
11 1 (1.45%) Fortran
11 1 (1.45%) Delphi
11 1 (1.45%) SQL
11 1 (1.45%) T-SQL
11 1 (1.45%) VB
Qualifications
1 30 (43.48%) Degree
2 19 (27.54%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (11.59%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 8 (11.59%) PCI DSS
2 1 (1.45%) DO-178B
2 1 (1.45%) ISO 9001
Vendors
1 2 (2.90%) Oracle
2 1 (1.45%) Microsoft
2 1 (1.45%) BT
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