The first table below looks at the demand 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 30 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the North East region.

Location
3 months to
30 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Software Engineer
Rank 50 39 36
Rank change year-on-year
-11 -3
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Engineer 20 32 38
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North East 2.42% 4.72% 4.61%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.53% 4.95% 4.76%
Number of salaries quoted 18 31 38
Average salary £29,500 £36,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-18.05% +2.85%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £33,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £42,500 £40,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Job Titles Category
North East
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
789 646 799
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North East 95.52% 95.28% 96.97%
Number of salaries quoted 581 556 679
Average salary £32,500 £37,500 £36,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-13.33% +4.16%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £22,500 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £62,500 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+3.89% -
Software Engineer
England

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 30 July 2014.

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 30 July 2014. 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 +9 20 £27,500 -23.61% 10
Durham -2 3 £47,500 +43.93%
Software Engineer
England

Software Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North East

For the 6 months to 30 July 2014, 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 59 (96.72%) Software Engineering
2 31 (50.82%) Java
3 24 (39.34%) SQL
4 22 (36.07%) C++
5 18 (29.51%) Spring
6 15 (24.59%) C#
6 15 (24.59%) J2EE
6 15 (24.59%) Hibernate
7 14 (22.95%) Linux
8 12 (19.67%) Image Processing
9 11 (18.03%) Agile Software Development
9 11 (18.03%) Computer Science
10 10 (16.39%) TDD
10 10 (16.39%) JUnit
10 10 (16.39%) .NET
10 10 (16.39%) JavaScript
11 9 (14.75%) PHP
11 9 (14.75%) Scrum
12 8 (13.11%) OpenGL
12 8 (13.11%) Multithreading
12 8 (13.11%) Degree
12 8 (13.11%) Visualisation
12 8 (13.11%) 3D Visualisation
13 7 (11.48%) Unit Testing
13 7 (11.48%) Mathematics
13 7 (11.48%) OO
13 7 (11.48%) Games
13 7 (11.48%) MySQL
13 7 (11.48%) C
13 7 (11.48%) CSS

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

For the 6 months to 30 July 2014, 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 3 (4.92%) SharePoint
2 2 (3.28%) IIS
2 2 (3.28%) Moodle
Applications
1 1 (1.64%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.64%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (3.28%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (11.48%) MySQL
2 4 (6.56%) SQL Server
2 4 (6.56%) PostgreSQL
3 3 (4.92%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 2 (3.28%) Oracle Database
5 1 (1.64%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 1 (1.64%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 10 (16.39%) JUnit
2 6 (9.84%) Eclipse
2 6 (9.84%) JIRA
2 6 (9.84%) CruiseControl
3 4 (6.56%) Visual Studio
4 3 (4.92%) Maven
4 3 (4.92%) Ant
5 1 (1.64%) TestNG
5 1 (1.64%) Git (software)
5 1 (1.64%) Mercurial
5 1 (1.64%) Hudson
5 1 (1.64%) Jenkins
5 1 (1.64%) Selenium
5 1 (1.64%) Atlassian Bamboo
General
1 7 (11.48%) Games
2 4 (6.56%) Electronics
3 2 (3.28%) Manufacturing
4 1 (1.64%) Marketing
4 1 (1.64%) Advertising
4 1 (1.64%) Publishing
4 1 (1.64%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (29.51%) Spring
2 15 (24.59%) J2EE
2 15 (24.59%) Hibernate
3 10 (16.39%) .NET
4 8 (13.11%) OpenGL
5 7 (11.48%) CSS
6 6 (9.84%) ASP.NET
6 6 (9.84%) HTML
7 5 (8.20%) XML
8 4 (6.56%) XHTML
8 4 (6.56%) SOAP
8 4 (6.56%) WinForms
8 4 (6.56%) .NET Framework
9 3 (4.92%) Spring MVC
10 2 (3.28%) LAMP
10 2 (3.28%) HTML5 Canvas
11 1 (1.64%) RESTful
11 1 (1.64%) REST
11 1 (1.64%) Laravel
11 1 (1.64%) Backbone.js
Miscellaneous
1 11 (18.03%) Computer Science
2 8 (13.11%) Visualisation
3 7 (11.48%) Mathematics
4 6 (9.84%) Physics
5 4 (6.56%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
5 4 (6.56%) Embedded Systems
6 1 (1.64%) Mobile App
6 1 (1.64%) Enterprise Software
6 1 (1.64%) Learning Management System
6 1 (1.64%) GPGPU
6 1 (1.64%) Open Source
6 1 (1.64%) CUDA
6 1 (1.64%) Statistics
6 1 (1.64%) 3D Graphics
6 1 (1.64%) VLE
Operating Systems
1 14 (22.95%) Linux
2 7 (11.48%) Windows
3 2 (3.28%) Apple iOS
3 2 (3.28%) Android
4 1 (1.64%) Windows 7
4 1 (1.64%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 59 (96.72%) Software Engineering
2 12 (19.67%) Image Processing
3 11 (18.03%) Agile Software Development
4 10 (16.39%) TDD
5 9 (14.75%) Scrum
6 8 (13.11%) Multithreading
6 8 (13.11%) 3D Visualisation
7 7 (11.48%) Unit Testing
7 7 (11.48%) OO
8 6 (9.84%) MVC
9 5 (8.20%) OOD
10 4 (6.56%) OOA/OOD
10 4 (6.56%) Data Analysis
10 4 (6.56%) Quality Management
10 4 (6.56%) Static Code Analysis
11 3 (4.92%) Product Management
11 3 (4.92%) Automated Testing
11 3 (4.92%) Business Intelligence
12 1 (1.64%) Test Automation
12 1 (1.64%) Performance Testing
Programming Languages
1 31 (50.82%) Java
2 24 (39.34%) SQL
3 22 (36.07%) C++
4 15 (24.59%) C#
5 10 (16.39%) JavaScript
6 9 (14.75%) PHP
7 7 (11.48%) C
8 5 (8.20%) Perl
8 5 (8.20%) Python
9 4 (6.56%) VB
9 4 (6.56%) VB.NET
9 4 (6.56%) Embedded C
10 2 (3.28%) T-SQL
10 2 (3.28%) Shell Script
10 2 (3.28%) Ruby
10 2 (3.28%) VB6
11 1 (1.64%) PHP5
Qualifications
1 8 (13.11%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.28%) QA
Vendors
1 6 (9.84%) Oracle
2 3 (4.92%) Microsoft
3 2 (3.28%) Blackboard
4 1 (1.64%) Zend
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