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 27 February 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Software Engineer
Rank 50 44 55
Rank change year-on-year
-6 +11
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Engineer 30 21 17
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North East 4.02% 3.77% 2.46%
As % of the Job Titles category 4.26% 3.87% 2.49%
Number of salaries quoted 22 20 15
Average salary £35,000 £47,500 £36,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
-26.31% +31.03%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £32,350 £30,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £47,500 £40,000
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
704 542 682
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North East 94.37% 97.31% 98.84%
Number of salaries quoted 585 423 583
Average salary £35,000 £40,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-12.50% +14.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,500 £25,500 £21,534
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £60,000 £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 27 February 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 27 February 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 -9 23 £35,000 -26.31% 5
Durham +3 7 - -
Software Engineer
England

Software Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North East

For the 6 months to 27 February 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 56 (72.73%) Software Engineering
2 46 (59.74%) C++
3 41 (53.25%) Computer Science
4 40 (51.95%) Mathematics
4 40 (51.95%) Java
5 36 (46.75%) C#
5 36 (46.75%) Mobile Commerce
5 36 (46.75%) Banking
5 36 (46.75%) Mobile Banking
5 36 (46.75%) Mobile Payment
6 30 (38.96%) .NET
6 30 (38.96%) Android
7 24 (31.17%) XML
8 22 (28.57%) Apple iOS
9 19 (24.68%) iOS SDK
9 19 (24.68%) Mobile App
10 18 (23.38%) WPF
11 16 (20.78%) PCI DSS
11 16 (20.78%) ISO/IEC 27001
11 16 (20.78%) Microsoft
12 15 (19.48%) MVC
12 15 (19.48%) WCF
13 14 (18.18%) Web Development
14 13 (16.88%) Team Foundation Server
15 12 (15.58%) SQL Server
16 11 (14.29%) VB.NET
16 11 (14.29%) Client/Server
16 11 (14.29%) Web Services
16 11 (14.29%) BizTalk Server
16 11 (14.29%) Multithreading

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

For the 6 months to 27 February 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 11 (14.29%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 8 (10.39%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 8 (10.39%) TCP/IP
2 7 (9.09%) Modbus
3 3 (3.90%) HTTPS
4 1 (1.30%) Ethernet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (15.58%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.30%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 13 (16.88%) Team Foundation Server
2 5 (6.49%) Subversion
3 4 (5.19%) Git (software)
4 2 (2.60%) Mercurial
5 1 (1.30%) Maven
5 1 (1.30%) Ant
5 1 (1.30%) JUnit
5 1 (1.30%) Oracle Forms
General
1 36 (46.75%) Banking
2 4 (5.19%) Games
3 2 (2.60%) Multimedia
4 1 (1.30%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 30 (38.96%) .NET
2 24 (31.17%) XML
3 19 (24.68%) iOS SDK
4 18 (23.38%) WPF
5 15 (19.48%) WCF
6 11 (14.29%) Web Services
7 6 (7.79%) CSS
7 6 (7.79%) HTML
8 5 (6.49%) ASP.NET
9 4 (5.19%) SOAP
9 4 (5.19%) OpenGL
9 4 (5.19%) DirectX
9 4 (5.19%) Unity (Game Engine)
10 3 (3.90%) WSDL
10 3 (3.90%) MFC
10 3 (3.90%) XSD
10 3 (3.90%) XSLT
10 3 (3.90%) MSMQ
11 2 (2.60%) CSS3
11 2 (2.60%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 41 (53.25%) Computer Science
2 40 (51.95%) Mathematics
3 36 (46.75%) Mobile Banking
3 36 (46.75%) Mobile Payment
4 19 (24.68%) Mobile App
5 11 (14.29%) Client/Server
6 4 (5.19%) 3D Graphics
6 4 (5.19%) Physics
6 4 (5.19%) Visualisation
7 2 (2.60%) Algorithms
7 2 (2.60%) User Experience
8 1 (1.30%) Analytical Skills
8 1 (1.30%) Embedded Systems
8 1 (1.30%) RIA
Operating Systems
1 30 (38.96%) Android
2 22 (28.57%) Apple iOS
3 7 (9.09%) Windows
4 3 (3.90%) Linux
4 3 (3.90%) Windows Server 2008
5 2 (2.60%) Windows Phone
6 1 (1.30%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 56 (72.73%) Software Engineering
2 36 (46.75%) Mobile Commerce
3 15 (19.48%) MVC
4 14 (18.18%) Web Development
5 11 (14.29%) Multithreading
6 9 (11.69%) UML
7 5 (6.49%) Scrum
8 4 (5.19%) OO
8 4 (5.19%) Agile Software Development
8 4 (5.19%) 3D Programming
9 3 (3.90%) Unit Testing
9 3 (3.90%) Mentoring
10 2 (2.60%) Responsive Web Design
11 1 (1.30%) Android Development
11 1 (1.30%) iOS Development
11 1 (1.30%) Waterfall
11 1 (1.30%) Test Automation
11 1 (1.30%) RUP
11 1 (1.30%) Configuration Management
11 1 (1.30%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 46 (59.74%) C++
2 40 (51.95%) Java
3 36 (46.75%) C#
4 11 (14.29%) VB.NET
5 10 (12.99%) T-SQL
6 8 (10.39%) Python
7 6 (7.79%) SQL
8 4 (5.19%) HLSL
8 4 (5.19%) JavaScript
9 3 (3.90%) XPath
10 1 (1.30%) C
10 1 (1.30%) Embedded C
10 1 (1.30%) Assembly Language
10 1 (1.30%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 11 (14.29%) Degree
2 4 (5.19%) Security Cleared
2 4 (5.19%) PhD
3 2 (2.60%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (20.78%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 16 (20.78%) PCI DSS
2 9 (11.69%) ISO 9001
3 8 (10.39%) TickIT
3 8 (10.39%) ISO/IEC 12207
3 8 (10.39%) QA
Vendors
1 16 (20.78%) Microsoft
2 3 (3.90%) Adobe
3 2 (2.60%) Perforce
4 1 (1.30%) Oracle
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IT Connections
Salary: £25,000 to £35,000
Posted: 17 hours ago
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Salary: £45,000 to £55,000
Posted: 17 hours ago
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Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
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Salary: Competitive
Posted: 3 days ago
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Salary: From £25,000 to £35,000 per annum
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