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 5 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Software Engineering
Rank 32 40 29
Rank change year-on-year
+8 -11
Permanent jobs citing Software Engineering 40 36 44
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North East 6.93% 5.35% 7.91%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 8.11% 6.22% 10.07%
Number of salaries quoted 29 24 44
Average salary £50,000 £39,250 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+27.38% -1.87%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,900 £30,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £44,250 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £43,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+7.50% -
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
493 579 437
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North East 85.44% 86.03% 78.60%
Number of salaries quoted 427 502 353
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
90% offered a salary of more than £29,433 £27,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £51,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -

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 5 February 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 average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Software Engineering within the North East region over the 3 months to 5 February 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
(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 +12 29 £50,000 +29.87% 20
Durham -7 11 £33,000 -34.00% 2
Software Engineering
England

Software Engineering
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North East

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 55 (65.48%) C#
2 45 (53.57%) Agile Software Development
3 44 (52.38%) .NET
4 41 (48.81%) JavaScript
5 35 (41.67%) OO
6 32 (38.10%) MVC
7 28 (33.33%) Git (software)
8 26 (30.95%) Degree
8 26 (30.95%) C++
8 26 (30.95%) Java
9 24 (28.57%) Multithreading
10 23 (27.38%) Continuous Integration
11 22 (26.19%) Unit Testing
11 22 (26.19%) Amazon AWS
11 22 (26.19%) SQL Server
11 22 (26.19%) Microsoft
12 21 (25.00%) ASP.NET
12 21 (25.00%) REST
13 20 (23.81%) Enterprise Software
13 20 (23.81%) Web Services
14 19 (22.62%) QA
15 18 (21.43%) Finance
16 17 (20.24%) Computer Science
16 17 (20.24%) Microsoft Azure
17 16 (19.05%) SaaS
17 16 (19.05%) Heroku
17 16 (19.05%) Waterfall
17 16 (19.05%) Use Case
17 16 (19.05%) JIRA
17 16 (19.05%) MS Excel

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

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 16 (19.05%) IIS
2 15 (17.86%) MS Exchange
3 12 (14.29%) Node.js
4 1 (1.19%) Apache
4 1 (1.19%) Apache Spark
4 1 (1.19%) CMS
4 1 (1.19%) Confluence
4 1 (1.19%) Joomla!
4 1 (1.19%) WordPress
Applications
1 16 (19.05%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 22 (26.19%) Amazon AWS
2 17 (20.24%) Microsoft Azure
3 16 (19.05%) Heroku
3 16 (19.05%) SaaS
4 6 (7.14%) Amazon EC2
4 6 (7.14%) Amazon EMR
4 6 (7.14%) Amazon Kinesis
4 6 (7.14%) Amazon S3
4 6 (7.14%) AWS Lambda
5 1 (1.19%) Bluemix
Communications & Networking
1 15 (17.86%) HTTP
1 15 (17.86%) SSL
2 3 (3.57%) Bluetooth
2 3 (3.57%) Ethernet
2 3 (3.57%) Internet
2 3 (3.57%) RS-232
2 3 (3.57%) RS-485
3 1 (1.19%) DNS
3 1 (1.19%) Firewall
3 1 (1.19%) GPRS
3 1 (1.19%) Wi-Fi
3 1 (1.19%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (26.19%) SQL Server
2 6 (7.14%) Amazon Redshift
3 5 (5.95%) MySQL
4 4 (4.76%) SQL Server 2012
5 3 (3.57%) Big Data
5 3 (3.57%) Hadoop
6 1 (1.19%) DB2
6 1 (1.19%) MongoDB
6 1 (1.19%) NoSQL
6 1 (1.19%) SQL Server 2005
6 1 (1.19%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 28 (33.33%) Git (software)
2 16 (19.05%) JIRA
3 15 (17.86%) Team Foundation Server
3 15 (17.86%) Visual Studio
4 4 (4.76%) Bitbucket
5 3 (3.57%) Subversion
General
1 18 (21.43%) Finance
2 6 (7.14%) Marketing
3 3 (3.57%) Advertising
4 2 (2.38%) Electronics
4 2 (2.38%) Manufacturing
5 1 (1.19%) Automotive
5 1 (1.19%) Retail
Job Titles
1 49 (58.33%) Developer
2 28 (33.33%) C# Developer
2 28 (33.33%) Software Developer
3 27 (32.14%) Software Engineer
4 25 (29.76%) C# Software Developer
5 13 (15.48%) Lead Developer
6 12 (14.29%) Lead C# Developer
7 10 (11.90%) Java Developer
8 9 (10.71%) Applications Developer
8 9 (10.71%) C# GUI Developer
8 9 (10.71%) GUI Developer
8 9 (10.71%) Lead Software Developer
8 9 (10.71%) Principal Developer
9 8 (9.52%) .NET Developer
10 7 (8.33%) .NET Software Developer
10 7 (8.33%) C# .NET Developer
10 7 (8.33%) C# Software Engineer
11 6 (7.14%) C++ Developer
11 6 (7.14%) C++/Java Developer
11 6 (7.14%) Senior Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 44 (52.38%) .NET
2 21 (25.00%) ASP.NET
2 21 (25.00%) REST
3 20 (23.81%) Web Services
4 16 (19.05%) HTML
5 13 (15.48%) HTML5
6 10 (11.90%) CSS
7 9 (10.71%) AngularJS
8 8 (9.52%) .NET Framework
9 7 (8.33%) SOAP
10 6 (7.14%) ASP.NET Web API
10 6 (7.14%) CSS3
10 6 (7.14%) Entity Framework
10 6 (7.14%) jQuery
10 6 (7.14%) React
11 5 (5.95%) WCF
12 4 (4.76%) Handlebars
13 3 (3.57%) JSON
13 3 (3.57%) Qt
13 3 (3.57%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 20 (23.81%) Enterprise Software
2 17 (20.24%) Computer Science
3 13 (15.48%) Mobile App
4 6 (7.14%) Analytical Skills
4 6 (7.14%) Mathematics
5 4 (4.76%) Driving Licence
6 3 (3.57%) Internet of Things
6 3 (3.57%) Visualisation
7 2 (2.38%) Physics
7 2 (2.38%) User Experience
8 1 (1.19%) Algorithms
8 1 (1.19%) Embedded Systems
8 1 (1.19%) iPhone
8 1 (1.19%) Kinect
8 1 (1.19%) Oculus Rift
8 1 (1.19%) Smart Meter
Operating Systems
1 7 (8.33%) Linux
2 5 (5.95%) Android
3 4 (4.76%) Unix
4 3 (3.57%) Apple iOS
5 2 (2.38%) Windows
6 1 (1.19%) Mac OS X
6 1 (1.19%) Windows Server 2003
6 1 (1.19%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (1.19%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 45 (53.57%) Agile Software Development
2 35 (41.67%) OO
3 32 (38.10%) MVC
4 24 (28.57%) Multithreading
5 23 (27.38%) Continuous Integration
6 22 (26.19%) Unit Testing
7 16 (19.05%) CRM
7 16 (19.05%) ERP
7 16 (19.05%) Use Case
7 16 (19.05%) Waterfall
8 15 (17.86%) Project Management
8 15 (17.86%) Release Management
9 14 (16.67%) Line Management
9 14 (16.67%) Product Management
9 14 (16.67%) Scrum
10 10 (11.90%) OOD
11 9 (10.71%) API Design
11 9 (10.71%) API Development
11 9 (10.71%) Mentoring
11 9 (10.71%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 55 (65.48%) C#
2 41 (48.81%) JavaScript
3 26 (30.95%) C++
3 26 (30.95%) Java
4 14 (16.67%) C
5 11 (13.10%) Python
6 9 (10.71%) SQL
7 8 (9.52%) Scala
8 7 (8.33%) PHP
9 6 (7.14%) Go
10 5 (5.95%) Embedded C
10 5 (5.95%) T-SQL
10 5 (5.95%) VB
10 5 (5.95%) VB6
11 4 (4.76%) Bash Shell
11 4 (4.76%) Embedded C++
11 4 (4.76%) Perl
11 4 (4.76%) Tcl
12 3 (3.57%) Assembly Language
12 3 (3.57%) PHP 5
Qualifications
1 26 (30.95%) Degree
2 9 (10.71%) PhD
3 1 (1.19%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 19 (22.62%) QA
2 3 (3.57%) ISO 9000
System Software
1 3 (3.57%) Firmware
2 1 (1.19%) VMware ESX
2 1 (1.19%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 6 (7.14%) Ansible
1 6 (7.14%) Opscode Chef
1 6 (7.14%) Puppet
1 6 (7.14%) Salt
1 6 (7.14%) Terraform
Vendors
1 22 (26.19%) Microsoft
2 3 (3.57%) Xamarin
3 1 (1.19%) Apple
3 1 (1.19%) Sybase
3 1 (1.19%) VMware
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