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 22 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Software Engineering
Rank 36 26 20
Rank change year-on-year
-10 -6
Permanent jobs citing Software Engineering 43 54 65
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North East 5.04% 8.17% 8.20%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 6.69% 9.94% 11.73%
Number of salaries quoted 26 53 60
Average salary £31,250 £40,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-21.87% +23.07%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £32,600 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £38,000 £45,000 £40,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £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
643 543 554
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North East 75.38% 82.15% 69.86%
Number of salaries quoted 457 450 459
Average salary £37,050 £40,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-7.37% +14.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £55,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.65% +2.50%

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 22 August 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 22 August 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 34 £31,250 -15.54% 11
Northumberland - 9 - -
Software Engineering
England

Software Engineering
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North East

For the 6 months to 22 August 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 61 (51.69%) Computer Science
2 57 (48.31%) C#
3 54 (45.76%) Degree
4 48 (40.68%) Java
5 44 (37.29%) C++
6 40 (33.90%) Mathematics
7 39 (33.05%) Multithreading
8 32 (27.12%) Linux
9 31 (26.27%) OO
10 30 (25.42%) JavaScript
10 30 (25.42%) .NET
11 28 (23.73%) Spring
12 24 (20.34%) HTML
12 24 (20.34%) SQL
12 24 (20.34%) OpenGL
13 23 (19.49%) Unit Testing
14 22 (18.64%) Visualisation
14 22 (18.64%) 3D Visualisation
14 22 (18.64%) C
14 22 (18.64%) Games
15 18 (15.25%) Microsoft
15 18 (15.25%) Python
15 18 (15.25%) Web Services
16 17 (14.41%) DirectX
16 17 (14.41%) Finance
16 17 (14.41%) Maven
17 15 (12.71%) Subversion
17 15 (12.71%) Agile Software Development
17 15 (12.71%) 3D Graphics
17 15 (12.71%) Unity (Game Engine)

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

For the 6 months to 22 August 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 14 (11.86%) Tomcat
2 3 (2.54%) SharePoint
3 2 (1.69%) IIS
3 2 (1.69%) Moodle
4 1 (0.85%) CMS
Applications
1 1 (0.85%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.85%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (0.85%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 13 (11.02%) TCP/IP
1 13 (11.02%) Modbus
2 2 (1.69%) FTP
3 1 (0.85%) Bluetooth
3 1 (0.85%) Ethernet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (11.86%) Jackrabbit
2 10 (8.47%) SQL Server
3 9 (7.63%) MySQL
4 3 (2.54%) PostgreSQL
4 3 (2.54%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 2 (1.69%) Oracle Database
6 1 (0.85%) Relational Database
6 1 (0.85%) NoSQL
6 1 (0.85%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 1 (0.85%) Pentaho
6 1 (0.85%) SQL Server 2008
6 1 (0.85%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 1 (0.85%) Data Mining
6 1 (0.85%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 17 (14.41%) Maven
2 15 (12.71%) Subversion
2 15 (12.71%) VTune
3 10 (8.47%) JUnit
4 8 (6.78%) Eclipse
5 7 (5.93%) JIRA
5 7 (5.93%) CruiseControl
6 4 (3.39%) Visual Studio
6 4 (3.39%) Git (software)
7 3 (2.54%) Mercurial
7 3 (2.54%) Team Foundation Server
7 3 (2.54%) Ant
8 1 (0.85%) GDB
8 1 (0.85%) Selenium
General
1 22 (18.64%) Games
2 17 (14.41%) Finance
3 9 (7.63%) Retail
4 4 (3.39%) Electronics
5 2 (1.69%) Manufacturing
5 2 (1.69%) Marketing
6 1 (0.85%) Advertising
6 1 (0.85%) Publishing
6 1 (0.85%) Banking
Job Titles
1 62 (52.54%) Developer
2 55 (46.61%) Software Engineer
3 33 (27.97%) Java Developer
4 22 (18.64%) Java Software Engineer
5 20 (16.95%) Software Developer
6 15 (12.71%) Programmer
7 13 (11.02%) Senior Software Engineer
8 11 (9.32%) J2EE Developer
8 11 (9.32%) J2EE Software Engineer
8 11 (9.32%) Java/J2EE Developer
9 10 (8.47%) Software Manager
10 8 (6.78%) C# Developer
10 8 (6.78%) Junior Software Engineer
10 8 (6.78%) Junior
10 8 (6.78%) Java Software Developer
11 7 (5.93%) Junior Java Software Engineer
11 7 (5.93%) Junior Java Software Developer
11 7 (5.93%) Graduate Java Developer
11 7 (5.93%) Graduate
11 7 (5.93%) Junior Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 30 (25.42%) .NET
2 28 (23.73%) Spring
3 24 (20.34%) HTML
3 24 (20.34%) OpenGL
4 18 (15.25%) Web Services
5 17 (14.41%) DirectX
6 15 (12.71%) Unity (Game Engine)
6 15 (12.71%) jQuery
7 14 (11.86%) MooTools
7 14 (11.86%) Apache Wicket
7 14 (11.86%) JAX-WS
7 14 (11.86%) Java EE
7 14 (11.86%) JSR 170
7 14 (11.86%) WPF
8 11 (9.32%) J2EE
8 11 (9.32%) CSS
8 11 (9.32%) Hibernate
9 10 (8.47%) ASP.NET
10 7 (5.93%) .NET Framework
11 5 (4.24%) Unreal Engine
Miscellaneous
1 61 (51.69%) Computer Science
2 40 (33.90%) Mathematics
3 22 (18.64%) Visualisation
4 15 (12.71%) 3D Graphics
5 14 (11.86%) Augmented Reality
6 7 (5.93%) Physics
7 6 (5.08%) Mobile App
8 5 (4.24%) Animation
8 5 (4.24%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
9 4 (3.39%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
9 4 (3.39%) Embedded Systems
10 2 (1.69%) N-Tier
10 2 (1.69%) CUDA
10 2 (1.69%) Mobile Payment
11 1 (0.85%) Mobile Banking
11 1 (0.85%) GPGPU
11 1 (0.85%) Open Source
11 1 (0.85%) Data Integration
11 1 (0.85%) Learning Management System
11 1 (0.85%) iPhone
Operating Systems
1 32 (27.12%) Linux
2 14 (11.86%) UNIX
3 7 (5.93%) Windows
4 3 (2.54%) Apple iOS
4 3 (2.54%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 39 (33.05%) Multithreading
2 31 (26.27%) OO
3 23 (19.49%) Unit Testing
4 22 (18.64%) 3D Visualisation
5 15 (12.71%) Agile Software Development
6 14 (11.86%) 3D Rendering
7 13 (11.02%) OOD
8 12 (10.17%) Image Processing
9 11 (9.32%) MVC
9 11 (9.32%) TDD
10 9 (7.63%) Scrum
11 4 (3.39%) Quality Management
11 4 (3.39%) Business Intelligence
11 4 (3.39%) OOA/OOD
11 4 (3.39%) Data Analysis
11 4 (3.39%) Product Management
11 4 (3.39%) Static Code Analysis
12 3 (2.54%) OOP
13 2 (1.69%) Automated Testing
13 2 (1.69%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 57 (48.31%) C#
2 48 (40.68%) Java
3 44 (37.29%) C++
4 30 (25.42%) JavaScript
5 24 (20.34%) SQL
6 22 (18.64%) C
7 18 (15.25%) Python
8 15 (12.71%) HLSL
9 12 (10.17%) PHP
10 5 (4.24%) Embedded C
11 4 (3.39%) VB
11 4 (3.39%) VB.NET
11 4 (3.39%) Perl
12 2 (1.69%) VB6
12 2 (1.69%) Shell Script
12 2 (1.69%) T-SQL
12 2 (1.69%) Ruby
12 2 (1.69%) PHP5
13 1 (0.85%) MATLAB
13 1 (0.85%) Embedded C++
Qualifications
1 54 (45.76%) Degree
2 3 (2.54%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (2.54%) QA
Vendors
1 18 (15.25%) Microsoft
2 6 (5.08%) Oracle
3 4 (3.39%) Twitter
4 3 (2.54%) Zend
5 2 (1.69%) Blackboard
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