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 3 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
3 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Software Engineering
Rank 35 25 35
Rank change year-on-year
-10 +10
Permanent jobs citing Software Engineering 41 46 36
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North East 5.59% 8.10% 5.21%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 6.84% 10.90% 6.63%
Number of salaries quoted 29 42 34
Average salary £40,000 £42,000 £38,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-4.76% +9.09%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £35,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £47,500 £51,400
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £41,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-2.43% +9.33%
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
599 422 543
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North East 81.61% 74.30% 78.58%
Number of salaries quoted 519 327 461
Average salary £39,000 £38,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.63% +1.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £26,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £61,215 £60,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

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 3 March 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 3 March 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 -6 28 £40,000 -15.78% 7
Durham -4 13 £50,000 +20.48% 1
Software Engineering
England

Software Engineering
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North East

For the 6 months to 3 March 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 46 (53.49%) C++
2 40 (46.51%) C#
3 39 (45.35%) Computer Science
4 36 (41.86%) .NET
5 35 (40.70%) Java
6 34 (39.53%) Mathematics
7 31 (36.05%) Android
8 30 (34.88%) Mobile Payment
9 29 (33.72%) Mobile Banking
9 29 (33.72%) Banking
9 29 (33.72%) Mobile Commerce
10 23 (26.74%) Apple iOS
11 22 (25.58%) WCF
12 20 (23.26%) Team Foundation Server
12 20 (23.26%) Microsoft
12 20 (23.26%) Mobile App
13 19 (22.09%) iOS SDK
13 19 (22.09%) XML
13 19 (22.09%) SQL Server
14 18 (20.93%) Degree
14 18 (20.93%) Web Services
15 17 (19.77%) BizTalk Server
15 17 (19.77%) T-SQL
16 15 (17.44%) Agile Software Development
17 14 (16.28%) SQL
17 14 (16.28%) ASP.NET
18 13 (15.12%) MVC
19 12 (13.95%) Windows
20 11 (12.79%) Multithreading
21 10 (11.63%) CSS

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

For the 6 months to 3 March 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 17 (19.77%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 7 (8.14%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 3 (3.49%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 8 (9.30%) TCP/IP
1 8 (9.30%) Modbus
2 2 (2.33%) HTTPS
3 1 (1.16%) Ethernet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (22.09%) SQL Server
2 2 (2.33%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (1.16%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (1.16%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 20 (23.26%) Team Foundation Server
2 4 (4.65%) Subversion
3 3 (3.49%) NUnit
3 3 (3.49%) MSTest
3 3 (3.49%) Moq
3 3 (3.49%) Git (software)
4 2 (2.33%) Oracle Forms
4 2 (2.33%) Mercurial
5 1 (1.16%) Maven
5 1 (1.16%) ReSharper
5 1 (1.16%) Ant
5 1 (1.16%) JUnit
5 1 (1.16%) Visual Studio
General
1 29 (33.72%) Banking
2 4 (4.65%) Electronics
2 4 (4.65%) Games
3 2 (2.33%) Multimedia
3 2 (2.33%) Marketing
4 1 (1.16%) Finance
Job Titles
1 56 (65.12%) Software Engineer
2 35 (40.70%) Developer
3 23 (26.74%) Graduate
3 23 (26.74%) .NET Developer
4 19 (22.09%) C# Developer
5 18 (20.93%) C# .NET Developer
6 10 (11.63%) .NET Software Engineer
7 8 (9.30%) C# Software Engineer
7 8 (9.30%) Software Developer
7 8 (9.30%) Systems Engineer
8 6 (6.98%) C++ Software Engineer
9 4 (4.65%) ASP.NET Developer
9 4 (4.65%) Electronics Engineer
10 3 (3.49%) Hardware Engineer
10 3 (3.49%) C# ASP.NET Developer
10 3 (3.49%) C++ Developer
11 2 (2.33%) Programmer
11 2 (2.33%) Project Manager
11 2 (2.33%) UI Developer
11 2 (2.33%) Agile Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 36 (41.86%) .NET
2 22 (25.58%) WCF
3 19 (22.09%) iOS SDK
3 19 (22.09%) XML
4 18 (20.93%) Web Services
5 14 (16.28%) ASP.NET
6 10 (11.63%) CSS
6 10 (11.63%) HTML
7 9 (10.47%) WPF
8 7 (8.14%) ASP.NET MVC
9 6 (6.98%) .NET Framework
10 4 (4.65%) OpenGL
10 4 (4.65%) DirectX
10 4 (4.65%) HTML5
10 4 (4.65%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
10 4 (4.65%) Unity (Game Engine)
10 4 (4.65%) jQuery
10 4 (4.65%) CSS3
11 3 (3.49%) ASP.NET MVC 2
11 3 (3.49%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 39 (45.35%) Computer Science
2 34 (39.53%) Mathematics
3 30 (34.88%) Mobile Payment
4 29 (33.72%) Mobile Banking
5 20 (23.26%) Mobile App
6 4 (4.65%) Physics
6 4 (4.65%) 3D Graphics
6 4 (4.65%) Visualisation
7 3 (3.49%) VHDL
7 3 (3.49%) Verilog
8 2 (2.33%) User Experience
8 2 (2.33%) Algorithms
9 1 (1.16%) Analytical Skills
9 1 (1.16%) Embedded Systems
9 1 (1.16%) RIA
9 1 (1.16%) iPhone
Operating Systems
1 31 (36.05%) Android
2 23 (26.74%) Apple iOS
3 12 (13.95%) Windows
4 6 (6.98%) Linux
5 2 (2.33%) Windows Server 2008
5 2 (2.33%) Windows Phone
6 1 (1.16%) UNIX
6 1 (1.16%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (33.72%) Mobile Commerce
2 15 (17.44%) Agile Software Development
3 13 (15.12%) MVC
4 11 (12.79%) Multithreading
5 8 (9.30%) UML
5 8 (9.30%) OO
5 8 (9.30%) Web Development
6 6 (6.98%) Scrum
6 6 (6.98%) Project Management
7 5 (5.81%) Unit Testing
7 5 (5.81%) TDD
7 5 (5.81%) Mentoring
8 4 (4.65%) 3D Programming
9 3 (3.49%) OOD
10 2 (2.33%) PRINCE2
10 2 (2.33%) Technical Architecture
10 2 (2.33%) Coaching
10 2 (2.33%) Product Management
10 2 (2.33%) Responsive Web Design
10 2 (2.33%) Android Development
Programming Languages
1 46 (53.49%) C++
2 40 (46.51%) C#
3 35 (40.70%) Java
4 17 (19.77%) T-SQL
5 14 (16.28%) SQL
6 8 (9.30%) JavaScript
7 4 (4.65%) HLSL
7 4 (4.65%) VB.NET
8 3 (3.49%) VB
9 2 (2.33%) C
9 2 (2.33%) Embedded C
9 2 (2.33%) Objective-C
9 2 (2.33%) XPath
10 1 (1.16%) Assembly Language
10 1 (1.16%) Python
10 1 (1.16%) Delphi
Qualifications
1 18 (20.93%) Degree
2 4 (4.65%) PhD
3 3 (3.49%) Security Cleared
4 2 (2.33%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (9.30%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 8 (9.30%) PCI DSS
2 3 (3.49%) IEC 61508
3 1 (1.16%) ISO 9001
Vendors
1 20 (23.26%) Microsoft
2 4 (4.65%) EMC
3 3 (3.49%) Adobe
3 3 (3.49%) Oracle
4 1 (1.16%) Perforce
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