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 17 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
17 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Software Engineering
Rank 33 19 27
Rank change year-on-year
-14 +8
Permanent jobs citing Software Engineering 49 79 49
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North East 6.28% 10.81% 6.50%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 8.09% 14.47% 8.52%
Number of salaries quoted 44 62 40
Average salary £40,000 £44,500 £38,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-10.11% +15.58%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £30,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £47,500 £62,500
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
606 546 575
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North East 77.69% 74.69% 76.26%
Number of salaries quoted 513 459 484
Average salary £37,500 £35,232 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.43% +0.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,400 £27,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £54,000 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £44,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.52% +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 17 April 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 17 April 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
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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 -7 41 £40,000 -10.11% 5
Durham -11 7 £35,000 -16.66% 2
Northumberland - 1 £42,000 - 1
Software Engineering
England

Software Engineering
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North East

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 49 (53.26%) C++
2 45 (48.91%) C#
3 39 (42.39%) Computer Science
4 35 (38.04%) .NET
5 33 (35.87%) Mathematics
6 29 (31.52%) Degree
7 27 (29.35%) Java
8 25 (27.17%) Android
9 21 (22.83%) Banking
9 21 (22.83%) Mobile Commerce
9 21 (22.83%) Mobile Banking
9 21 (22.83%) Mobile Payment
10 19 (20.65%) WCF
11 18 (19.57%) Multithreading
12 17 (18.48%) Team Foundation Server
13 16 (17.39%) Microsoft
13 16 (17.39%) XML
13 16 (17.39%) Mobile App
14 15 (16.30%) Unity (Game Engine)
14 15 (16.30%) Web Services
14 15 (16.30%) UML
14 15 (16.30%) 3D Graphics
14 15 (16.30%) Games
14 15 (16.30%) Agile Software Development
15 14 (15.22%) SQL
15 14 (15.22%) T-SQL
15 14 (15.22%) SQL Server
15 14 (15.22%) BizTalk Server
16 13 (14.13%) Visualisation
17 11 (11.96%) Apple iOS

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

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 14 (15.22%) BizTalk Server
2 2 (2.17%) Node.js
Applications
1 7 (7.61%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 5 (5.43%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (2.17%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 8 (8.70%) TCP/IP
1 8 (8.70%) Modbus
2 6 (6.52%) Ethernet
3 5 (5.43%) Bluetooth
4 2 (2.17%) HTTPS
5 1 (1.09%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (15.22%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.09%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (1.09%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 17 (18.48%) Team Foundation Server
2 8 (8.70%) Subversion
3 7 (7.61%) Git (software)
4 3 (3.26%) NUnit
4 3 (3.26%) MSTest
4 3 (3.26%) Moq
5 2 (2.17%) Visual Studio
5 2 (2.17%) Mercurial
6 1 (1.09%) Oracle Forms
6 1 (1.09%) LoadRunner
6 1 (1.09%) JMeter
6 1 (1.09%) Maven
6 1 (1.09%) JIRA
6 1 (1.09%) ReSharper
6 1 (1.09%) Facilita Forecast
6 1 (1.09%) LoadUI
6 1 (1.09%) Ant
6 1 (1.09%) JUnit
General
1 21 (22.83%) Banking
2 15 (16.30%) Games
3 5 (5.43%) Electronics
4 4 (4.35%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 56 (60.87%) Software Engineer
2 25 (27.17%) Developer
3 18 (19.57%) .NET Developer
4 16 (17.39%) C++ Software Engineer
5 15 (16.30%) C# Developer
6 14 (15.22%) Graduate
6 14 (15.22%) C# .NET Developer
7 10 (10.87%) Systems Engineer
8 9 (9.78%) C# Software Engineer
9 7 (7.61%) .NET Software Engineer
10 6 (6.52%) Programmer
11 5 (5.43%) Firmware Engineer
12 4 (4.35%) Graphics Programmer
12 4 (4.35%) Software Manager
12 4 (4.35%) Software Programmer
12 4 (4.35%) Product Manager
12 4 (4.35%) C++ Programmer
12 4 (4.35%) Electronics Engineer
13 3 (3.26%) Hardware Engineer
13 3 (3.26%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 35 (38.04%) .NET
2 19 (20.65%) WCF
3 16 (17.39%) XML
4 15 (16.30%) Web Services
4 15 (16.30%) Unity (Game Engine)
5 11 (11.96%) iOS SDK
5 11 (11.96%) ASP.NET
5 11 (11.96%) OpenGL
5 11 (11.96%) DirectX
6 9 (9.78%) WPF
7 7 (7.61%) CSS
7 7 (7.61%) HTML
8 5 (5.43%) Qt
9 4 (4.35%) ASP.NET MVC
9 4 (4.35%) .NET Framework
10 3 (3.26%) HTML5
10 3 (3.26%) ASP.NET MVC 2
10 3 (3.26%) SOAP
11 2 (2.17%) WSDL
11 2 (2.17%) WinForms
Miscellaneous
1 39 (42.39%) Computer Science
2 33 (35.87%) Mathematics
3 21 (22.83%) Mobile Banking
3 21 (22.83%) Mobile Payment
4 16 (17.39%) Mobile App
5 15 (16.30%) 3D Graphics
6 13 (14.13%) Visualisation
7 11 (11.96%) Physics
8 7 (7.61%) Algorithms
9 3 (3.26%) VHDL
9 3 (3.26%) Verilog
10 2 (2.17%) Embedded Systems
11 1 (1.09%) Analytical Skills
11 1 (1.09%) Open Source
11 1 (1.09%) RIA
Operating Systems
1 25 (27.17%) Android
2 11 (11.96%) Windows
2 11 (11.96%) Linux
2 11 (11.96%) Apple iOS
3 5 (5.43%) UNIX
4 2 (2.17%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (22.83%) Mobile Commerce
2 18 (19.57%) Multithreading
3 15 (16.30%) UML
3 15 (16.30%) Agile Software Development
4 11 (11.96%) MVC
4 11 (11.96%) 3D Programming
5 8 (8.70%) Web Development
5 8 (8.70%) OO
5 8 (8.70%) Project Management
6 5 (5.43%) TDD
6 5 (5.43%) Embedded Software Development
7 4 (4.35%) Android Development
7 4 (4.35%) Product Management
7 4 (4.35%) Mobile Development
7 4 (4.35%) Technical Architecture
7 4 (4.35%) Scrum
7 4 (4.35%) Unit Testing
7 4 (4.35%) OOP
8 3 (3.26%) OOD
8 3 (3.26%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 49 (53.26%) C++
2 45 (48.91%) C#
3 27 (29.35%) Java
4 14 (15.22%) SQL
4 14 (15.22%) T-SQL
5 11 (11.96%) HLSL
6 9 (9.78%) C
7 8 (8.70%) Embedded C
8 7 (7.61%) JavaScript
9 6 (6.52%) Assembly Language
10 5 (5.43%) Embedded C++
11 4 (4.35%) VB.NET
11 4 (4.35%) Python
12 3 (3.26%) VB
13 2 (2.17%) PHP
13 2 (2.17%) XPath
14 1 (1.09%) Delphi
Qualifications
1 29 (31.52%) Degree
2 11 (11.96%) PhD
3 3 (3.26%) Security Cleared
4 2 (2.17%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (10.87%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 10 (10.87%) PCI DSS
2 5 (5.43%) ISO 9000
3 3 (3.26%) IEC 61508
4 2 (2.17%) ISO 9001
5 1 (1.09%) DO-178B
System Software
1 5 (5.43%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 1 (1.09%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 16 (17.39%) Microsoft
2 4 (4.35%) EMC
3 2 (2.17%) Oracle
3 2 (2.17%) Adobe
4 1 (1.09%) HP
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