The table below looks at the statistics for Software Engineering skills 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 Engineering over the 3 months to 4 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
4 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Software Engineering
Rank 34 30 23
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -7
Permanent jobs citing Software Engineering 54 46 55
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North East 6.97% 5.54% 8.09%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 8.28% 7.48% 9.68%
Number of salaries quoted 51 28 53
Average salary £40,000 £32,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+23.07% -18.75%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,800 £22,500 £33,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,500 £47,500 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Software Engineering
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in permanent jobs advertised in the North East region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
North East
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
652 615 568
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North East 84.13% 74.10% 83.53%
Number of salaries quoted 536 435 487
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% -6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £25,000 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £52,500 £61,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £41,000
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +3.65%

Software Engineering
Jobs Demand Trend in the North East

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Software Engineering across the North East region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Software Engineering Jobs Demand Trend in the North East

Software Engineering
Salary Trend in the North East

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Software Engineering across the North East region.

Software Engineering Salary Trend in the North East

Software Engineering
Salary Histogram in the North East

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Software Engineering across the North East region over the 3 months to 4 August 2015.

Software Engineering Salary Histogram in the North East

Software Engineering
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 Engineering within the North East region over the 3 months to 4 August 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 46 £40,000 +23.07% 3
Durham -18 5 £50,000 +5.26% 2
Northumberland +3 2 - - 1
Software Engineering
England

Software Engineering
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North East

For the 6 months to 4 August 2015, IT jobs across the North East region citing Software Engineering also 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 that cited Software Engineering.

1 62 (58.49%) C++
2 57 (53.77%) C#
3 50 (47.17%) Computer Science
4 46 (43.40%) Degree
5 44 (41.51%) Java
6 31 (29.25%) Mathematics
7 30 (28.30%) Multithreading
8 29 (27.36%) Agile Software Development
9 26 (24.53%) PhD
10 25 (23.58%) .NET
11 24 (22.64%) 3D Graphics
11 24 (22.64%) Games
11 24 (22.64%) Unity (Game Engine)
12 23 (21.70%) JavaScript
13 20 (18.87%) C
13 20 (18.87%) Visualisation
14 19 (17.92%) UML
14 19 (17.92%) Physics
15 18 (16.98%) OpenGL
15 18 (16.98%) DirectX
15 18 (16.98%) 3D Programming
15 18 (16.98%) HLSL
16 17 (16.04%) HTML
16 17 (16.04%) Web Development
16 17 (16.04%) Android
17 16 (15.09%) Linux
18 15 (14.15%) MySQL
19 14 (13.21%) CSS
20 12 (11.32%) Visual Studio
20 12 (11.32%) OO

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

For the 6 months to 4 August 2015, IT jobs across the North East region citing Software Engineering also 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 that cited Software Engineering. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 4 (3.77%) Apache
2 3 (2.83%) MS Exchange
2 3 (2.83%) IIS
3 2 (1.89%) Node.js
3 2 (1.89%) CMS
4 1 (0.94%) Moodle
4 1 (0.94%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 2 (1.89%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 5 (4.72%) Microsoft Azure
1 5 (4.72%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (2.83%) SaaS
2 3 (2.83%) Heroku
Communications & Networking
1 6 (5.66%) Bluetooth
1 6 (5.66%) Ethernet
2 3 (2.83%) HTTP
2 3 (2.83%) SSL
3 1 (0.94%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (14.15%) MySQL
2 10 (9.43%) SQL Server
3 7 (6.60%) MongoDB
4 4 (3.77%) DB2
5 2 (1.89%) NoSQL
6 1 (0.94%) Oracle Database
6 1 (0.94%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 12 (11.32%) Visual Studio
2 9 (8.49%) Git (software)
3 6 (5.66%) Subversion
4 4 (3.77%) JIRA
4 4 (3.77%) Team Foundation Server
5 2 (1.89%) ReSharper
6 1 (0.94%) WATIR
6 1 (0.94%) Selenium
6 1 (0.94%) FitNesse
6 1 (0.94%) Facilita Forecast
6 1 (0.94%) LoadUI
6 1 (0.94%) LoadRunner
6 1 (0.94%) JMeter
General
1 24 (22.64%) Games
2 11 (10.38%) Banking
3 8 (7.55%) Finance
4 3 (2.83%) Electronics
5 2 (1.89%) Automotive
5 2 (1.89%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 55 (51.89%) Software Engineer
2 33 (31.13%) Developer
3 24 (22.64%) C++ Software Engineer
4 21 (19.81%) Software Developer
5 17 (16.04%) C# Developer
6 11 (10.38%) C# Software Developer
7 10 (9.43%) Programmer
8 8 (7.55%) Graduate
8 8 (7.55%) C++ Programmer
8 8 (7.55%) Software Programmer
8 8 (7.55%) Graphics Programmer
9 7 (6.60%) C# Software Engineer
9 7 (6.60%) Systems Engineer
10 6 (5.66%) Java Developer
10 6 (5.66%) Firmware Engineer
11 5 (4.72%) Software Manager
11 5 (4.72%) Junior
12 3 (2.83%) Development Manager
12 3 (2.83%) Software Development Manager
12 3 (2.83%) Junior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 25 (23.58%) .NET
2 24 (22.64%) Unity (Game Engine)
3 18 (16.98%) OpenGL
3 18 (16.98%) DirectX
4 17 (16.04%) HTML
5 14 (13.21%) CSS
6 12 (11.32%) HTML5
7 9 (8.49%) CSS3
8 8 (7.55%) ASP.NET
9 6 (5.66%) .NET Framework
9 6 (5.66%) Qt
9 6 (5.66%) WPF
10 5 (4.72%) Spring
10 5 (4.72%) Web Services
11 4 (3.77%) XML
11 4 (3.77%) iOS SDK
11 4 (3.77%) REST
12 3 (2.83%) ASP.NET MVC
12 3 (2.83%) LINQ
13 2 (1.89%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 50 (47.17%) Computer Science
2 31 (29.25%) Mathematics
3 24 (22.64%) 3D Graphics
4 20 (18.87%) Visualisation
5 19 (17.92%) Physics
6 11 (10.38%) Mobile Banking
6 11 (10.38%) Mobile Payment
6 11 (10.38%) Algorithms
7 10 (9.43%) Mobile App
8 9 (8.49%) Analytical Skills
9 3 (2.83%) Enterprise Software
10 2 (1.89%) Embedded Systems
10 2 (1.89%) Performance Metrics
11 1 (0.94%) Device Driver
11 1 (0.94%) Data Structures
11 1 (0.94%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 17 (16.04%) Android
2 16 (15.09%) Linux
3 10 (9.43%) UNIX
4 6 (5.66%) Apple iOS
5 2 (1.89%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (28.30%) Multithreading
2 29 (27.36%) Agile Software Development
3 19 (17.92%) UML
4 18 (16.98%) 3D Programming
5 17 (16.04%) Web Development
6 12 (11.32%) OO
7 11 (10.38%) OOD
7 11 (10.38%) Mobile Commerce
8 8 (7.55%) OOP
8 8 (7.55%) Project Management
8 8 (7.55%) MVC
9 7 (6.60%) Scrum
9 7 (6.60%) Mobile Development
9 7 (6.60%) API Development
9 7 (6.60%) API Design
10 6 (5.66%) Embedded Software Development
10 6 (5.66%) Android Development
11 5 (4.72%) Open Source
12 4 (3.77%) Waterfall
12 4 (3.77%) Line Management
Programming Languages
1 62 (58.49%) C++
2 57 (53.77%) C#
3 44 (41.51%) Java
4 23 (21.70%) JavaScript
5 20 (18.87%) C
6 18 (16.98%) HLSL
7 12 (11.32%) PHP
7 12 (11.32%) SQL
8 11 (10.38%) Perl
9 9 (8.49%) PHP5
10 8 (7.55%) Embedded C
11 7 (6.60%) Python
12 6 (5.66%) Embedded C++
12 6 (5.66%) Assembly Language
13 4 (3.77%) T-SQL
13 4 (3.77%) VB.NET
14 2 (1.89%) XAML
14 2 (1.89%) Delphi
15 1 (0.94%) VB
15 1 (0.94%) Pascal
Qualifications
1 46 (43.40%) Degree
2 26 (24.53%) PhD
3 1 (0.94%) ISEB
3 1 (0.94%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (6.60%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 7 (6.60%) PCI DSS
2 6 (5.66%) ISO 9000
3 5 (4.72%) QA
4 1 (0.94%) ISO 9001
4 1 (0.94%) DO-178B
System Software
1 6 (5.66%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 1 (0.94%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 11 (10.38%) Microsoft
2 4 (3.77%) Oracle
2 4 (3.77%) Sybase
3 1 (0.94%) HP
3 1 (0.94%) Blackboard
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