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 18 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
18 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Software Engineering
Rank 37 25 21
Rank change year-on-year
-12 -4
Permanent jobs citing Software Engineering 38 51 67
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North East 4.67% 7.82% 9.07%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 5.72% 9.44% 12.64%
Number of salaries quoted 22 50 61
Average salary £32,500 £40,000 £32,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
-18.75% +22.13%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £32,500 £29,500
10% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £45,000 £40,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%
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
664 540 530
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North East 81.67% 82.82% 71.72%
Number of salaries quoted 485 467 446
Average salary £37,500 £39,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-3.84% +11.42%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £52,500 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.40% +3.75%

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 18 September 2014.

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 18 September 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 -1 29 £32,500 -9.72% 12
Northumberland - 9 - -
Software Engineering
England

Software Engineering
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North East

For the 6 months to 18 September 2014, 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 56 (56.00%) Computer Science
2 46 (46.00%) Degree
3 44 (44.00%) C#
3 44 (44.00%) Java
4 40 (40.00%) Mathematics
5 39 (39.00%) C++
6 31 (31.00%) OO
7 28 (28.00%) JavaScript
7 28 (28.00%) Multithreading
8 25 (25.00%) Linux
9 23 (23.00%) HTML
9 23 (23.00%) Spring
10 21 (21.00%) Agile Software Development
10 21 (21.00%) .NET
10 21 (21.00%) OpenGL
11 20 (20.00%) SQL
11 20 (20.00%) Games
12 19 (19.00%) Visualisation
12 19 (19.00%) 3D Visualisation
13 17 (17.00%) DirectX
13 17 (17.00%) Python
14 16 (16.00%) Web Services
15 15 (15.00%) C
15 15 (15.00%) Finance
15 15 (15.00%) Maven
15 15 (15.00%) Unity (Game Engine)
15 15 (15.00%) VTune
15 15 (15.00%) HLSL
16 14 (14.00%) 3D Rendering
16 14 (14.00%) Augmented Reality

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

For the 6 months to 18 September 2014, 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 12 (12.00%) Tomcat
2 3 (3.00%) SharePoint
3 2 (2.00%) Moodle
3 2 (2.00%) IIS
4 1 (1.00%) CMS
Applications
1 1 (1.00%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.00%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (1.00%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (5.00%) TCP/IP
1 5 (5.00%) Modbus
2 2 (2.00%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (12.00%) Jackrabbit
2 9 (9.00%) SQL Server
3 8 (8.00%) MySQL
4 3 (3.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 2 (2.00%) Oracle Database
5 2 (2.00%) PostgreSQL
6 1 (1.00%) Data Warehouse
6 1 (1.00%) Data Mining
6 1 (1.00%) Pentaho
6 1 (1.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 1 (1.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 1 (1.00%) Relational Database
6 1 (1.00%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 15 (15.00%) Maven
1 15 (15.00%) VTune
2 12 (12.00%) Subversion
3 9 (9.00%) JUnit
4 7 (7.00%) Eclipse
5 6 (6.00%) JIRA
5 6 (6.00%) CruiseControl
6 4 (4.00%) Visual Studio
7 3 (3.00%) Ant
7 3 (3.00%) Mercurial
7 3 (3.00%) Git (software)
8 2 (2.00%) Team Foundation Server
9 1 (1.00%) Selenium
9 1 (1.00%) GDB
General
1 20 (20.00%) Games
2 15 (15.00%) Finance
3 9 (9.00%) Retail
4 7 (7.00%) Banking
5 3 (3.00%) Multimedia
6 2 (2.00%) Marketing
6 2 (2.00%) Electronics
6 2 (2.00%) Manufacturing
7 1 (1.00%) Advertising
7 1 (1.00%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 55 (55.00%) Developer
2 49 (49.00%) Software Engineer
3 27 (27.00%) Java Developer
4 19 (19.00%) Software Developer
5 18 (18.00%) Java Software Engineer
6 14 (14.00%) Programmer
7 11 (11.00%) Senior Software Engineer
8 8 (8.00%) Java/J2EE Developer
8 8 (8.00%) J2EE Software Engineer
8 8 (8.00%) J2EE Developer
8 8 (8.00%) Graduate
9 7 (7.00%) C# Developer
9 7 (7.00%) Java Software Developer
10 6 (6.00%) Junior Java Software Engineer
10 6 (6.00%) Junior Java Software Developer
10 6 (6.00%) Graduate Java Developer
10 6 (6.00%) PHP Developer
10 6 (6.00%) Junior Java Developer
10 6 (6.00%) Graduate Developer
10 6 (6.00%) Junior Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23 (23.00%) HTML
1 23 (23.00%) Spring
2 21 (21.00%) .NET
2 21 (21.00%) OpenGL
3 17 (17.00%) DirectX
4 16 (16.00%) Web Services
5 15 (15.00%) Unity (Game Engine)
6 12 (12.00%) CSS
6 12 (12.00%) jQuery
6 12 (12.00%) JSR 170
6 12 (12.00%) Java EE
6 12 (12.00%) MooTools
6 12 (12.00%) Apache Wicket
6 12 (12.00%) JAX-WS
7 9 (9.00%) ASP.NET
8 8 (8.00%) Hibernate
8 8 (8.00%) J2EE
9 6 (6.00%) .NET Framework
9 6 (6.00%) WPF
10 5 (5.00%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 56 (56.00%) Computer Science
2 40 (40.00%) Mathematics
3 19 (19.00%) Visualisation
4 14 (14.00%) Augmented Reality
4 14 (14.00%) 3D Graphics
5 11 (11.00%) Analytical Skills
6 9 (9.00%) Mobile App
7 8 (8.00%) Mobile Payment
8 7 (7.00%) Mobile Banking
9 6 (6.00%) Physics
10 5 (5.00%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
10 5 (5.00%) Animation
11 3 (3.00%) User Experience
12 2 (2.00%) Embedded Systems
12 2 (2.00%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
13 1 (1.00%) VLE
13 1 (1.00%) N-Tier
13 1 (1.00%) Learning Management System
13 1 (1.00%) Open Source
13 1 (1.00%) CUDA
Operating Systems
1 25 (25.00%) Linux
2 12 (12.00%) UNIX
3 9 (9.00%) Apple iOS
3 9 (9.00%) Android
4 8 (8.00%) Windows
5 3 (3.00%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (31.00%) OO
2 28 (28.00%) Multithreading
3 21 (21.00%) Agile Software Development
4 19 (19.00%) 3D Visualisation
5 14 (14.00%) 3D Rendering
5 14 (14.00%) Unit Testing
6 11 (11.00%) OOD
7 10 (10.00%) MVC
8 9 (9.00%) Image Processing
9 8 (8.00%) TDD
10 7 (7.00%) Mobile Commerce
10 7 (7.00%) Scrum
11 4 (4.00%) Mentoring
11 4 (4.00%) Web Development
11 4 (4.00%) Data Analysis
11 4 (4.00%) Product Management
11 4 (4.00%) Business Intelligence
12 3 (3.00%) OOP
12 3 (3.00%) Responsive Web Design
13 2 (2.00%) Static Code Analysis
Programming Languages
1 44 (44.00%) C#
1 44 (44.00%) Java
2 39 (39.00%) C++
3 28 (28.00%) JavaScript
4 20 (20.00%) SQL
5 17 (17.00%) Python
6 15 (15.00%) C
6 15 (15.00%) HLSL
7 10 (10.00%) PHP
8 4 (4.00%) VB
8 4 (4.00%) VB.NET
9 3 (3.00%) Perl
10 2 (2.00%) PHP5
10 2 (2.00%) T-SQL
10 2 (2.00%) Embedded C
10 2 (2.00%) Shell Script
10 2 (2.00%) VB6
11 1 (1.00%) Objective-C
11 1 (1.00%) Fortran
11 1 (1.00%) MATLAB
Qualifications
1 46 (46.00%) Degree
2 3 (3.00%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (3.00%) QA
Vendors
1 9 (9.00%) Microsoft
2 5 (5.00%) Oracle
3 4 (4.00%) Twitter
4 3 (3.00%) Zend
5 2 (2.00%) Blackboard
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