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 31 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Software Engineering
Rank 40 16 28
Rank change year-on-year
-24 +12
Permanent jobs citing Software Engineering 44 72 42
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North East 5.91% 11.43% 6.00%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 7.50% 15.38% 7.66%
Number of salaries quoted 36 59 41
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 £32,000 £30,000
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
587 468 548
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North East 78.79% 74.29% 78.29%
Number of salaries quoted 510 388 475
Average salary £37,500 £35,232 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.43% -6.04%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £28,250 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £55,000 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £43,507 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.36% +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 31 March 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 31 March 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
(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 -11 37 £40,000 -10.11% 6
Durham -12 7 £42,500 +1.79% 2
Software Engineering
England

Software Engineering
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North East

For the 6 months to 31 March 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 52 (54.74%) C++
2 48 (50.53%) C#
3 41 (43.16%) Computer Science
4 38 (40.00%) .NET
5 37 (38.95%) Mathematics
6 32 (33.68%) Java
7 30 (31.58%) Android
8 26 (27.37%) Mobile Payment
9 25 (26.32%) Mobile Banking
9 25 (26.32%) Degree
9 25 (26.32%) Banking
9 25 (26.32%) Mobile Commerce
10 22 (23.16%) WCF
11 20 (21.05%) Team Foundation Server
11 20 (21.05%) Microsoft
12 19 (20.00%) SQL Server
12 19 (20.00%) XML
13 18 (18.95%) Web Services
14 17 (17.89%) Mobile App
14 17 (17.89%) T-SQL
14 17 (17.89%) BizTalk Server
14 17 (17.89%) Agile Software Development
15 16 (16.84%) Multithreading
15 16 (16.84%) Apple iOS
16 14 (14.74%) iOS SDK
16 14 (14.74%) SQL
16 14 (14.74%) ASP.NET
17 13 (13.68%) UML
17 13 (13.68%) MVC
18 12 (12.63%) 3D Graphics

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

For the 6 months to 31 March 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 17 (17.89%) BizTalk Server
2 1 (1.05%) Node.js
Applications
1 7 (7.37%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 4 (4.21%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 8 (8.42%) TCP/IP
1 8 (8.42%) Modbus
2 3 (3.16%) Ethernet
3 2 (2.11%) Bluetooth
3 2 (2.11%) HTTPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (20.00%) SQL Server
2 2 (2.11%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (1.05%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (1.05%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 20 (21.05%) Team Foundation Server
2 6 (6.32%) Subversion
3 5 (5.26%) Git (software)
4 3 (3.16%) NUnit
4 3 (3.16%) MSTest
4 3 (3.16%) Moq
5 2 (2.11%) Visual Studio
5 2 (2.11%) Oracle Forms
5 2 (2.11%) Mercurial
6 1 (1.05%) LoadRunner
6 1 (1.05%) JMeter
6 1 (1.05%) Maven
6 1 (1.05%) JIRA
6 1 (1.05%) ReSharper
6 1 (1.05%) Facilita Forecast
6 1 (1.05%) LoadUI
6 1 (1.05%) Ant
6 1 (1.05%) JUnit
General
1 25 (26.32%) Banking
2 12 (12.63%) Games
3 4 (4.21%) Marketing
3 4 (4.21%) Electronics
4 1 (1.05%) Finance
Job Titles
1 60 (63.16%) Software Engineer
2 33 (34.74%) Developer
3 23 (24.21%) .NET Developer
4 19 (20.00%) C# Developer
4 19 (20.00%) Graduate
5 18 (18.95%) C# .NET Developer
6 14 (14.74%) C++ Software Engineer
7 11 (11.58%) C# Software Engineer
7 11 (11.58%) Systems Engineer
8 10 (10.53%) .NET Software Engineer
9 6 (6.32%) Software Developer
10 5 (5.26%) Programmer
11 4 (4.21%) ASP.NET Developer
11 4 (4.21%) Electronics Engineer
11 4 (4.21%) Product Manager
11 4 (4.21%) C++ Programmer
11 4 (4.21%) Software Manager
11 4 (4.21%) Software Programmer
11 4 (4.21%) Graphics Programmer
12 3 (3.16%) C# ASP.NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 38 (40.00%) .NET
2 22 (23.16%) WCF
3 19 (20.00%) XML
4 18 (18.95%) Web Services
5 14 (14.74%) ASP.NET
5 14 (14.74%) iOS SDK
6 12 (12.63%) Unity (Game Engine)
7 9 (9.47%) WPF
7 9 (9.47%) CSS
7 9 (9.47%) HTML
7 9 (9.47%) OpenGL
7 9 (9.47%) DirectX
8 7 (7.37%) ASP.NET MVC
9 6 (6.32%) .NET Framework
10 4 (4.21%) Entity Framework
10 4 (4.21%) jQuery
11 3 (3.16%) HTML5
11 3 (3.16%) ASP.NET MVC 2
11 3 (3.16%) SOAP
12 2 (2.11%) MFC
Miscellaneous
1 41 (43.16%) Computer Science
2 37 (38.95%) Mathematics
3 26 (27.37%) Mobile Payment
4 25 (26.32%) Mobile Banking
5 17 (17.89%) Mobile App
6 12 (12.63%) 3D Graphics
7 10 (10.53%) Visualisation
8 9 (9.47%) Physics
9 5 (5.26%) Algorithms
10 3 (3.16%) VHDL
10 3 (3.16%) Verilog
11 1 (1.05%) Open Source
11 1 (1.05%) Embedded Systems
11 1 (1.05%) RIA
11 1 (1.05%) iPhone
11 1 (1.05%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 30 (31.58%) Android
2 16 (16.84%) Apple iOS
3 10 (10.53%) Windows
4 8 (8.42%) Linux
5 3 (3.16%) UNIX
6 2 (2.11%) Windows Server 2008
7 1 (1.05%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (26.32%) Mobile Commerce
2 17 (17.89%) Agile Software Development
3 16 (16.84%) Multithreading
4 13 (13.68%) MVC
4 13 (13.68%) UML
5 9 (9.47%) OO
5 9 (9.47%) 3D Programming
6 8 (8.42%) Project Management
7 7 (7.37%) Web Development
8 6 (6.32%) Scrum
9 5 (5.26%) TDD
9 5 (5.26%) Unit Testing
9 5 (5.26%) Android Development
10 4 (4.21%) Product Management
10 4 (4.21%) Mobile Development
10 4 (4.21%) Technical Architecture
11 3 (3.16%) OOD
11 3 (3.16%) OOP
11 3 (3.16%) Mentoring
12 2 (2.11%) Coaching
Programming Languages
1 52 (54.74%) C++
2 48 (50.53%) C#
3 32 (33.68%) Java
4 17 (17.89%) T-SQL
5 14 (14.74%) SQL
6 9 (9.47%) HLSL
7 8 (8.42%) JavaScript
8 4 (4.21%) C
8 4 (4.21%) VB.NET
8 4 (4.21%) Embedded C
9 3 (3.16%) Assembly Language
9 3 (3.16%) VB
10 2 (2.11%) Objective-C
10 2 (2.11%) XPath
10 2 (2.11%) Embedded C++
10 2 (2.11%) Python
11 1 (1.05%) PHP
11 1 (1.05%) Delphi
Qualifications
1 25 (26.32%) Degree
2 9 (9.47%) PhD
3 3 (3.16%) Security Cleared
4 2 (2.11%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (11.58%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 11 (11.58%) PCI DSS
2 3 (3.16%) IEC 61508
3 2 (2.11%) ISO 9000
4 1 (1.05%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 2 (2.11%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 1 (1.05%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 20 (21.05%) Microsoft
2 4 (4.21%) EMC
3 3 (3.16%) Adobe
3 3 (3.16%) Oracle
4 1 (1.05%) HP
4 1 (1.05%) Perforce
Durham, County Durham
Saxon Recruitment Solutions
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Gateshead, Tyne and Wear
IT Connections
Salary: £35,000 to £45,000
Posted: 4 days ago
Gateshead, Tyne and Wear
IT Connections
Salary: £20,000 to £25,000
Posted: 4 days ago
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
IT Connections
Salary: £55,000 to £60,000
Posted: 4 days ago
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Oliver James Associates
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + Car, Bonus, Pension, Cash Pot
Posted: 6 days ago
County Durham
Computer Futures
Salary: £38000 - £45000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 7 days ago
Newcastle-upon-Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Scott Logic Limited
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 11 days ago