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 salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Software Engineering over the 3 months to 2 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
2 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Software Engineering
Rank 34 36 20
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -16
Permanent jobs citing Software Engineering 51 54 78
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North East 6.89% 6.85% 10.39%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 7.85% 8.39% 13.11%
Number of salaries quoted 35 49 61
Median salary £40,000 £35,000 £43,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+14.28% -19.54%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,600 £22,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £50,000 £47,500
UK excluding London median salary £44,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+10.00% -
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
650 644 595
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North East 87.84% 81.73% 79.23%
Number of salaries quoted 564 530 502
Median salary £40,000 £37,500 £35,232
Median salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% +6.43%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £28,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £47,000 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £44,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+2.27% +3.52%

Software Engineering
Jobs Demand Trend in the North East

The demand trend of job ads across the North East region citing Software Engineering as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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 2 May 2016.

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 median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Software Engineering within the North East region over the 3 months to 2 May 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Tyne and Wear -6 38 £40,000 +14.28% 10
Durham -1 13 £46,000 +31.42% 2
Software Engineering
England

Software Engineering
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North East

For the 6 months to 2 May 2016, IT jobs citing Software Engineering also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the North East region with a requirement for Software Engineering.

1 65 (75.58%) C#
2 56 (65.12%) JavaScript
2 56 (65.12%) Agile Software Development
3 48 (55.81%) .NET
4 41 (47.67%) Degree
5 37 (43.02%) MVC
6 35 (40.70%) Scrum
7 32 (37.21%) Git (software)
7 32 (37.21%) Node.js
8 29 (33.72%) Microsoft
8 29 (33.72%) HTML
8 29 (33.72%) OO
8 29 (33.72%) HTML5
9 28 (32.56%) Amazon AWS
10 26 (30.23%) Java
11 21 (24.42%) SQL Server
11 21 (24.42%) Enterprise Software
12 20 (23.26%) AngularJS
12 20 (23.26%) Scala
12 20 (23.26%) ASP.NET
13 19 (22.09%) Mentoring
14 18 (20.93%) React
14 18 (20.93%) REST
14 18 (20.93%) Web Services
15 17 (19.77%) Finance
15 17 (19.77%) Continuous Integration
16 16 (18.60%) Unit Testing
17 15 (17.44%) MS Excel
17 15 (17.44%) C++
18 14 (16.28%) Test Automation

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

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 32 (37.21%) Node.js
2 13 (15.12%) IIS
3 12 (13.95%) MS Exchange
4 9 (10.47%) Apache Spark
5 2 (2.33%) ColdFusion
6 1 (1.16%) CMS
6 1 (1.16%) Confluence
6 1 (1.16%) Joomla!
6 1 (1.16%) WordPress
Applications
1 15 (17.44%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 28 (32.56%) Amazon AWS
2 14 (16.28%) Amazon EC2
2 14 (16.28%) Amazon EMR
2 14 (16.28%) Amazon Kinesis
2 14 (16.28%) Amazon S3
2 14 (16.28%) AWS Lambda
2 14 (16.28%) Microsoft Azure
2 14 (16.28%) SaaS
3 13 (15.12%) Heroku
4 1 (1.16%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 12 (13.95%) HTTP
1 12 (13.95%) SSL
2 2 (2.33%) Bluetooth
2 2 (2.33%) Ethernet
2 2 (2.33%) Internet
2 2 (2.33%) RS-232
2 2 (2.33%) RS-485
3 1 (1.16%) DNS
3 1 (1.16%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (24.42%) SQL Server
2 14 (16.28%) Amazon Redshift
3 11 (12.79%) Big Data
3 11 (12.79%) Hadoop
4 7 (8.14%) MySQL
5 4 (4.65%) SQL Server 2012
6 1 (1.16%) NoSQL
6 1 (1.16%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 32 (37.21%) Git (software)
2 13 (15.12%) JIRA
2 13 (15.12%) Team Foundation Server
2 13 (15.12%) Visual Studio
3 4 (4.65%) Bitbucket
4 2 (2.33%) Subversion
5 1 (1.16%) LabVIEW
General
1 17 (19.77%) Finance
2 7 (8.14%) Marketing
3 6 (6.98%) Advertising
4 2 (2.33%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 38 (44.19%) Software Engineer
2 31 (36.05%) Developer
3 20 (23.26%) C# Developer
4 14 (16.28%) Lead C# Developer
4 14 (16.28%) Lead Developer
5 11 (12.79%) Architect
5 11 (12.79%) C# Software Engineer
5 11 (12.79%) Technical Architect
6 10 (11.63%) C# Software Developer
6 10 (11.63%) Java Developer
7 8 (9.30%) Lead Java Developer
7 8 (9.30%) Senior Software Engineer
7 8 (9.30%) Software Architect
8 7 (8.14%) Principal Developer
8 7 (8.14%) Software Team Leader
8 7 (8.14%) Team Leader
9 6 (6.98%) Cloud Developer
9 6 (6.98%) Cloud Software Developer
9 6 (6.98%) Developer/Software Engineer
9 6 (6.98%) Lead Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 48 (55.81%) .NET
2 29 (33.72%) HTML
2 29 (33.72%) HTML5
3 20 (23.26%) AngularJS
3 20 (23.26%) ASP.NET
4 18 (20.93%) React
4 18 (20.93%) REST
4 18 (20.93%) Web Services
5 14 (16.28%) ASP.NET Web API
6 10 (11.63%) .NET Framework
6 10 (11.63%) CSS
6 10 (11.63%) CSS3
6 10 (11.63%) jQuery
7 9 (10.47%) KnockoutJS
8 7 (8.14%) Entity Framework
8 7 (8.14%) SOAP
8 7 (8.14%) WCF
9 4 (4.65%) ASP.NET MVC
9 4 (4.65%) Handlebars
9 4 (4.65%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 21 (24.42%) Enterprise Software
2 14 (16.28%) Computer Science
3 8 (9.30%) Mobile App
4 2 (2.33%) Algorithms
4 2 (2.33%) Internet of Things
4 2 (2.33%) User Experience
4 2 (2.33%) Visualisation
5 1 (1.16%) Clustering
5 1 (1.16%) Embedded Systems
5 1 (1.16%) iPhone
5 1 (1.16%) Mathematics
5 1 (1.16%) Physics
5 1 (1.16%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 4 (4.65%) Android
2 3 (3.49%) Apple iOS
2 3 (3.49%) Linux
3 2 (2.33%) Unix
3 2 (2.33%) Windows
4 1 (1.16%) Mac OS X
4 1 (1.16%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (1.16%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (1.16%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 56 (65.12%) Agile Software Development
2 37 (43.02%) MVC
3 35 (40.70%) Scrum
4 29 (33.72%) OO
5 19 (22.09%) Mentoring
6 17 (19.77%) Continuous Integration
7 16 (18.60%) Unit Testing
8 14 (16.28%) Continuous Delivery
8 14 (16.28%) Low Latency
8 14 (16.28%) Microservices
8 14 (16.28%) Rapid Prototyping
8 14 (16.28%) Test Automation
9 13 (15.12%) CRM
9 13 (15.12%) ERP
9 13 (15.12%) Use Case
9 13 (15.12%) Waterfall
10 12 (13.95%) Multithreading
10 12 (13.95%) Project Management
10 12 (13.95%) Release Management
11 11 (12.79%) Product Management
Programming Languages
1 65 (75.58%) C#
2 56 (65.12%) JavaScript
3 26 (30.23%) Java
4 20 (23.26%) Scala
5 15 (17.44%) C++
6 14 (16.28%) Go
7 13 (15.12%) SQL
8 11 (12.79%) C
8 11 (12.79%) PHP
9 9 (10.47%) Python
10 5 (5.81%) T-SQL
11 4 (4.65%) VB
11 4 (4.65%) VB6
12 3 (3.49%) Embedded C
12 3 (3.49%) Ruby
13 2 (2.33%) ActionScript
13 2 (2.33%) Assembly Language
13 2 (2.33%) Embedded C++
14 1 (1.16%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 41 (47.67%) Degree
2 1 (1.16%) BPSS Clearance
2 1 (1.16%) ISTQB
2 1 (1.16%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (16.28%) QA
2 2 (2.33%) ISO 9000
System Software
1 2 (2.33%) Firmware
2 1 (1.16%) Docker
2 1 (1.16%) VMware ESX
2 1 (1.16%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 14 (16.28%) Ansible
1 14 (16.28%) Opscode Chef
1 14 (16.28%) Puppet
1 14 (16.28%) Salt
1 14 (16.28%) Terraform
2 1 (1.16%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 29 (33.72%) Microsoft
2 2 (2.33%) Xamarin
3 1 (1.16%) Apple
3 1 (1.16%) Google
3 1 (1.16%) VMware
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