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 20 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
20 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Software Engineer
Rank 45 36 45
Rank change year-on-year
-9 +9
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Engineer 33 41 25
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North East 4.21% 5.64% 3.41%
As % of the Job Titles category 4.43% 5.85% 3.52%
Number of salaries quoted 29 37 19
Average salary £35,000 £47,500 £38,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-26.31% +23.37%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £23,000 £32,400
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £47,500 £44,000
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
745 701 711
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North East 95.15% 96.42% 96.87%
Number of salaries quoted 634 597 611
Average salary £35,500 £37,500 £34,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.33% +10.29%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £24,000 £21,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £50,000 £50,000
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 20 April 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 20 April 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 -8 32 £35,000 -22.22% 4
Northumberland - 1 £42,000 - 1
Software Engineer
England

Software Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North East

For the 6 months to 20 April 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 54 (81.82%) Software Engineering
2 43 (65.15%) C#
3 35 (53.03%) C++
4 33 (50.00%) Computer Science
5 31 (46.97%) Mathematics
6 28 (42.42%) .NET
7 23 (34.85%) Android
8 22 (33.33%) Java
9 20 (30.30%) Degree
10 19 (28.79%) Banking
10 19 (28.79%) Mobile Banking
10 19 (28.79%) Mobile Payment
10 19 (28.79%) XML
10 19 (28.79%) Mobile Commerce
11 18 (27.27%) WPF
11 18 (27.27%) Multithreading
12 15 (22.73%) MVC
12 15 (22.73%) 3D Graphics
12 15 (22.73%) Games
12 15 (22.73%) Unity (Game Engine)
13 12 (18.18%) Web Development
13 12 (18.18%) Microsoft
14 11 (16.67%) PhD
14 11 (16.67%) Client/Server
14 11 (16.67%) VB.NET
14 11 (16.67%) OpenGL
14 11 (16.67%) DirectX
14 11 (16.67%) Physics
14 11 (16.67%) WCF
14 11 (16.67%) 3D Programming

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

For the 6 months to 20 April 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.

Application Platforms
1 7 (10.61%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 7 (10.61%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 9 (13.64%) TCP/IP
2 7 (10.61%) Modbus
3 2 (3.03%) HTTPS
4 1 (1.52%) Wi-Fi
4 1 (1.52%) Wireless
4 1 (1.52%) GPRS
4 1 (1.52%) GSM
4 1 (1.52%) Ethernet
4 1 (1.52%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (13.64%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 10 (15.15%) Team Foundation Server
2 3 (4.55%) Subversion
3 2 (3.03%) Mercurial
3 2 (3.03%) Git (software)
4 1 (1.52%) Maven
4 1 (1.52%) Ant
4 1 (1.52%) JUnit
4 1 (1.52%) Oracle Forms
General
1 19 (28.79%) Banking
2 15 (22.73%) Games
3 2 (3.03%) Electronics
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 28 (42.42%) .NET
2 19 (28.79%) XML
3 18 (27.27%) WPF
4 15 (22.73%) Unity (Game Engine)
5 11 (16.67%) WCF
5 11 (16.67%) OpenGL
5 11 (16.67%) DirectX
6 10 (15.15%) iOS SDK
7 7 (10.61%) Web Services
8 5 (7.58%) ASP.NET
9 3 (4.55%) SOAP
10 2 (3.03%) HTML
10 2 (3.03%) WSDL
10 2 (3.03%) CSS
10 2 (3.03%) MFC
10 2 (3.03%) XSD
10 2 (3.03%) XSLT
10 2 (3.03%) MSMQ
10 2 (3.03%) .NET Framework
11 1 (1.52%) Spring MVC
Miscellaneous
1 33 (50.00%) Computer Science
2 31 (46.97%) Mathematics
3 19 (28.79%) Mobile Banking
3 19 (28.79%) Mobile Payment
4 15 (22.73%) 3D Graphics
5 11 (16.67%) Client/Server
5 11 (16.67%) Physics
5 11 (16.67%) Visualisation
6 10 (15.15%) Mobile App
7 7 (10.61%) Algorithms
8 2 (3.03%) Embedded Systems
9 1 (1.52%) RIA
9 1 (1.52%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 23 (34.85%) Android
2 10 (15.15%) Apple iOS
3 4 (6.06%) Windows
3 4 (6.06%) Linux
4 2 (3.03%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 54 (81.82%) Software Engineering
2 19 (28.79%) Mobile Commerce
3 18 (27.27%) Multithreading
4 15 (22.73%) MVC
5 12 (18.18%) Web Development
6 11 (16.67%) 3D Programming
7 9 (13.64%) UML
8 5 (7.58%) OO
9 4 (6.06%) Mobile Development
9 4 (6.06%) Android Development
9 4 (6.06%) OOP
9 4 (6.06%) Scrum
10 3 (4.55%) Agile Software Development
10 3 (4.55%) Unit Testing
11 2 (3.03%) Mentoring
12 1 (1.52%) Waterfall
12 1 (1.52%) Configuration Management
12 1 (1.52%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 43 (65.15%) C#
2 35 (53.03%) C++
3 22 (33.33%) Java
4 11 (16.67%) VB.NET
4 11 (16.67%) HLSL
5 7 (10.61%) T-SQL
6 5 (7.58%) SQL
7 4 (6.06%) C
8 2 (3.03%) XPath
8 2 (3.03%) Embedded C
9 1 (1.52%) Assembly Language
9 1 (1.52%) Python
9 1 (1.52%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 20 (30.30%) Degree
2 11 (16.67%) PhD
3 3 (4.55%) Security Cleared
4 2 (3.03%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (13.64%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 9 (13.64%) PCI DSS
2 2 (3.03%) ISO 9001
3 1 (1.52%) DO-178B
Vendors
1 12 (18.18%) Microsoft
2 1 (1.52%) Adobe
2 1 (1.52%) BT
2 1 (1.52%) Oracle
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