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 19 January 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
19 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Software Engineering
England / North East
Rank 29 44 35
Rank change year-on-year
+15 -9
Permanent jobs citing Software Engineering 46 32 44
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North East 6.93% 5.17% 6.40%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 8.19% 5.80% 7.33%
Number of salaries quoted 39 27 32
Median salary £40,000 £42,500 £37,750
Median salary % change year-on-year
-5.88% +12.58%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £32,300 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £50,000 £40,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +6.25%

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
562 552 600
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North East 84.64% 89.18% 87.21%
Number of salaries quoted 458 487 510
Median salary £37,062 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-7.34% -
90% offered a salary of more than £24,500 £30,000 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £57,800 £57,500
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
- +5.88%

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 19 January 2017.

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 19 January 2017. 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 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 +7 35 £40,000 -11.11% 12
Durham -1 2 £30,000 -9.09% 2
Software Engineering
England

Software Engineering
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North East

For the 6 months to 19 January 2017, 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 55 (49.55%) C#
2 51 (45.95%) Java
3 44 (39.64%) C++
4 36 (32.43%) Agile Software Development
5 33 (29.73%) C
5 33 (29.73%) Microsoft
6 29 (26.13%) Linux
7 28 (25.23%) JavaScript
7 28 (25.23%) .NET
8 27 (24.32%) SQL
8 27 (24.32%) OO
9 26 (23.42%) HTML
9 26 (23.42%) Git (software)
10 22 (19.82%) CSS
11 21 (18.92%) MS Excel
12 20 (18.02%) Unix
12 20 (18.02%) Security Cleared
13 19 (17.12%) Android
13 19 (17.12%) SQL Server
13 19 (17.12%) Firmware
13 19 (17.12%) TDD
13 19 (17.12%) Subversion
14 18 (16.22%) Degree
14 18 (16.22%) Web Development
14 18 (16.22%) Apple iOS
14 18 (16.22%) Node.js
15 17 (15.32%) Qt
15 17 (15.32%) Scala
15 17 (15.32%) MVC
15 17 (15.32%) Scrum

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 9 (8.11%) Apache Pig
1 9 (8.11%) Apache Spark
2 5 (4.50%) BizTalk Server
2 5 (4.50%) Documentum
3 3 (2.70%) WordPress
4 2 (1.80%) Captiva
4 2 (1.80%) CMS
4 2 (1.80%) Confluence
4 2 (1.80%) Drupal
4 2 (1.80%) IIS
4 2 (1.80%) OpenStack
5 1 (0.90%) Apache Solr
5 1 (0.90%) Umbraco
Applications
1 21 (18.92%) MS Excel
2 2 (1.80%) MS Office
2 2 (1.80%) Spreadsheet
2 2 (1.80%) SPSS
3 1 (0.90%) Simulink
Business Applications
1 5 (4.50%) Visualfiles
2 4 (3.60%) Magento
3 2 (1.80%) Dynamics CRM
3 2 (1.80%) OpenCart
3 2 (1.80%) osCommerce
4 1 (0.90%) nopCommerce
Cloud Services
1 5 (4.50%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (3.60%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (1.80%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 17 (15.32%) Ethernet
2 16 (14.41%) RS-232
2 16 (14.41%) RS-485
3 14 (12.61%) Bluetooth
4 2 (1.80%) HTTPS
4 2 (1.80%) Wireless
5 1 (0.90%) TCP/IP
5 1 (0.90%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (17.12%) SQL Server
2 14 (12.61%) Hadoop
2 14 (12.61%) MongoDB
3 10 (9.01%) NoSQL
4 9 (8.11%) Apache Hive
5 6 (5.41%) SQL Server 2008
6 4 (3.60%) Apache Cassandra
6 4 (3.60%) MySQL
6 4 (3.60%) SQL Server 2005
7 2 (1.80%) BusinessObjects
7 2 (1.80%) Crystal Reports
7 2 (1.80%) SQL Server 2012
7 2 (1.80%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 2 (1.80%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 2 (1.80%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 1 (0.90%) Amazon Redshift
8 1 (0.90%) Big Data
8 1 (0.90%) Data Mining
8 1 (0.90%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 26 (23.42%) Git (software)
2 19 (17.12%) Subversion
3 6 (5.41%) Team Foundation Server
4 5 (4.50%) Visual Studio
5 4 (3.60%) JIRA
6 3 (2.70%) Grunt
7 2 (1.80%) CruiseControl
8 1 (0.90%) gulp
8 1 (0.90%) Jenkins
General
1 11 (9.91%) Games
2 9 (8.11%) Electronics
3 8 (7.21%) Advertising
4 5 (4.50%) Automotive
4 5 (4.50%) Law
5 4 (3.60%) Finance
6 3 (2.70%) Retail
7 2 (1.80%) Marketing
7 2 (1.80%) Telecoms
8 1 (0.90%) Back Office
8 1 (0.90%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 68 (61.26%) Software Engineer
2 49 (44.14%) Developer
3 21 (18.92%) C++ Software Engineer
4 17 (15.32%) Embedded Engineer
4 17 (15.32%) Embedded Software Engineer
5 16 (14.41%) C Software Engineer
5 16 (14.41%) C/C++ Embedded Software Engineer
5 16 (14.41%) C/C++ Software Engineer
5 16 (14.41%) Embedded C Engineer
5 16 (14.41%) Embedded C Software Engineer
5 16 (14.41%) Embedded C/C++ Engineer
5 16 (14.41%) Embedded C/C++ Software Engineer
5 16 (14.41%) Embedded C++ Engineer
5 16 (14.41%) Embedded C++ Software Engineer
6 13 (11.71%) Software Developer
7 12 (10.81%) C# Software Engineer
7 12 (10.81%) Developer/Software Engineer
8 11 (9.91%) C# Developer
9 10 (9.01%) .NET Developer
10 9 (8.11%) Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 28 (25.23%) .NET
2 26 (23.42%) HTML
3 22 (19.82%) CSS
4 18 (16.22%) Node.js
5 17 (15.32%) Qt
6 14 (12.61%) HTML5
7 13 (11.71%) jQuery
8 12 (10.81%) AngularJS
8 12 (10.81%) ASP.NET
9 11 (9.91%) ASP.NET MVC
9 11 (9.91%) Web Services
10 8 (7.21%) .NET Framework
10 8 (7.21%) CSS3
10 8 (7.21%) Spring
10 8 (7.21%) XML
11 7 (6.31%) React
12 4 (3.60%) REST
12 4 (3.60%) Spring MVC
12 4 (3.60%) Twitter Bootstrap
12 4 (3.60%) Unity (Game Engine)
Miscellaneous
1 10 (9.01%) Computer Science
2 9 (8.11%) Cyber Attack
3 8 (7.21%) Mathematics
4 6 (5.41%) Algorithms
4 6 (5.41%) Visualisation
5 5 (4.50%) Oculus Rift
6 4 (3.60%) Blog
6 4 (3.60%) Enterprise Software
6 4 (3.60%) Physics
7 3 (2.70%) Embedded Systems
7 3 (2.70%) Kinect
7 3 (2.70%) Mobile Games
7 3 (2.70%) Online Games
8 2 (1.80%) Analytical Skills
8 2 (1.80%) Augmented Reality
8 2 (1.80%) HTC Vive
8 2 (1.80%) Statistics
8 2 (1.80%) User Experience
9 1 (0.90%) Driving Licence
9 1 (0.90%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 29 (26.13%) Linux
2 20 (18.02%) Unix
3 19 (17.12%) Android
4 18 (16.22%) Apple iOS
5 11 (9.91%) Windows
6 5 (4.50%) Windows Server
7 3 (2.70%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 2 (1.80%) Solaris
8 2 (1.80%) Windows Server 2008
8 2 (1.80%) Windows Server 2012
9 1 (0.90%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 36 (32.43%) Agile Software Development
2 27 (24.32%) OO
3 19 (17.12%) TDD
4 18 (16.22%) Web Development
5 17 (15.32%) MVC
5 17 (15.32%) Scrum
6 15 (13.51%) UML
7 14 (12.61%) Embedded Software Development
8 10 (9.01%) Case Management
9 9 (8.11%) Cybersecurity
9 9 (8.11%) Ethical Hacking
9 9 (8.11%) Open Source
9 9 (8.11%) Reverse Engineering
10 8 (7.21%) Front End Development
10 8 (7.21%) Kanban
10 8 (7.21%) Microservices
11 6 (5.41%) Software Architecture
12 5 (4.50%) Continuous Integration
12 5 (4.50%) Data Protection
12 5 (4.50%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 55 (49.55%) C#
2 51 (45.95%) Java
3 44 (39.64%) C++
4 33 (29.73%) C
5 28 (25.23%) JavaScript
6 27 (24.32%) SQL
7 17 (15.32%) Embedded C
7 17 (15.32%) Scala
8 16 (14.41%) Embedded C++
9 14 (12.61%) Objective-C
10 13 (11.71%) PHP
11 10 (9.01%) Python
11 10 (9.01%) T-SQL
12 7 (6.31%) Perl
13 6 (5.41%) VB.NET
14 5 (4.50%) VBA
15 4 (3.60%) Clojure
16 3 (2.70%) Bash Shell
16 3 (2.70%) MATLAB
17 2 (1.80%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 20 (18.02%) Security Cleared
2 18 (16.22%) Degree
3 16 (14.41%) SC Cleared
4 9 (8.11%) DV Cleared
5 1 (0.90%) ISTQB
5 1 (0.90%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 1 (0.90%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (0.90%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (4.50%) QA
2 2 (1.80%) ISO 9001
3 1 (0.90%) ISO13485
3 1 (0.90%) MISRA
3 1 (0.90%) MISRA C
System Software
1 19 (17.12%) Firmware
2 2 (1.80%) Docker
2 2 (1.80%) LXC
Systems Management
1 1 (0.90%) Ansible
1 1 (0.90%) Puppet
Vendors
1 33 (29.73%) Microsoft
2 5 (4.50%) EMC
2 5 (4.50%) LexisNexis
2 5 (4.50%) Pega
3 3 (2.70%) Sun
4 2 (1.80%) CA Agile Central
4 2 (1.80%) Google
4 2 (1.80%) Oracle
4 2 (1.80%) Red Hat
4 2 (1.80%) Tableau
5 1 (0.90%) IFS
5 1 (0.90%) Remedy
5 1 (0.90%) Xamarin
5 1 (0.90%) Zend
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