The first table below looks at the demand 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 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Processes & Methodologies category for the North East region.

Location
3 months to
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Software Engineering
Rank 18 22 28
Rank change year-on-year
+4 +6
Permanent jobs citing Software Engineering 80 50 47
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North East 10.99% 6.75% 5.62%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 14.81% 9.21% 8.03%
Number of salaries quoted 63 41 39
Average salary £43,500 £38,500 £38,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.98% -
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £22,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £62,500 £42,800
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -2.59%
Processes & Methodologies Category
North East
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
540 543 585
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North East 74.18% 73.28% 69.98%
Number of salaries quoted 456 463 469
Average salary £35,232 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+0.66% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £24,250 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £62,500 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,500
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -1.23%
Software Engineering
England

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 18 April 2014.

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 18 April 2014. 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 each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
Tyne and Wear +8 48 £44,500 +3.48% 10
Durham +7 36 £42,000 +5.00% 3
Cleveland 0 8 - -
Software Engineering
England

Software Engineering
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North East

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, 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 62 (51.67%) C#
2 49 (40.83%) C++
3 45 (37.50%) .NET
4 43 (35.83%) Linux
5 42 (35.00%) Java
6 40 (33.33%) SQL
7 36 (30.00%) C
7 36 (30.00%) Degree
8 34 (28.33%) Computer Science
9 27 (22.50%) Spring
10 25 (20.83%) Multithreading
11 23 (19.17%) Microsoft
11 23 (19.17%) Embedded C
12 22 (18.33%) Subversion
12 22 (18.33%) Electronics
12 22 (18.33%) Unit Testing
13 21 (17.50%) J2EE
14 20 (16.67%) JavaScript
14 20 (16.67%) Embedded C++
14 20 (16.67%) WPF
15 18 (15.00%) Finance
16 17 (14.17%) Hibernate
16 17 (14.17%) Firmware
16 17 (14.17%) HTML
17 16 (13.33%) TCP/IP
17 16 (13.33%) OO
17 16 (13.33%) Modbus
18 15 (12.50%) Assembly Language
19 14 (11.67%) ASP.NET
20 13 (10.83%) Web Services

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

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, 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 9 (7.50%) Tomcat
2 4 (3.33%) SharePoint
3 2 (1.67%) IIS
4 1 (0.83%) Moodle
4 1 (0.83%) GlassFish
4 1 (0.83%) WebSphere
4 1 (0.83%) WebSphere Process Server
4 1 (0.83%) WebSphere Application Server
4 1 (0.83%) WebLogic
4 1 (0.83%) Apache
4 1 (0.83%) WebLogic Portal
4 1 (0.83%) WebLogic Integration
Applications
1 4 (3.33%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (0.83%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.83%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (0.83%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 16 (13.33%) TCP/IP
1 16 (13.33%) Modbus
2 5 (4.17%) Bluetooth
2 5 (4.17%) Ethernet
3 4 (3.33%) Wireless
4 1 (0.83%) FTP
4 1 (0.83%) Intranet
4 1 (0.83%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (9.17%) SQL Server
2 9 (7.50%) Jackrabbit
3 5 (4.17%) MySQL
4 4 (3.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 3 (2.50%) PostgreSQL
6 2 (1.67%) Data Warehouse
6 2 (1.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 2 (1.67%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 2 (1.67%) Oracle Database
6 2 (1.67%) Relational Database
7 1 (0.83%) NoSQL
7 1 (0.83%) SQL Server 2008
7 1 (0.83%) Pentaho
7 1 (0.83%) DB2
7 1 (0.83%) MS Access
7 1 (0.83%) Data Mining
7 1 (0.83%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 22 (18.33%) Subversion
2 10 (8.33%) Maven
3 8 (6.67%) VSS/SourceSafe
4 7 (5.83%) Visual Studio
5 6 (5.00%) Git (software)
6 4 (3.33%) Team Foundation Server
7 2 (1.67%) JUnit
7 2 (1.67%) LabVIEW
8 1 (0.83%) Mercurial
8 1 (0.83%) JIRA
8 1 (0.83%) CruiseControl
8 1 (0.83%) Ant
8 1 (0.83%) Eclipse
General
1 22 (18.33%) Electronics
2 18 (15.00%) Finance
3 5 (4.17%) Automotive
3 5 (4.17%) Games
4 4 (3.33%) Manufacturing
5 2 (1.67%) Financial Institution
6 1 (0.83%) Marketing
6 1 (0.83%) Multimedia
6 1 (0.83%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 64 (53.33%) Software Engineer
2 51 (42.50%) Developer
3 31 (25.83%) Java Developer
4 20 (16.67%) Java/J2EE Developer
5 18 (15.00%) Java Software Engineer
6 16 (13.33%) J2EE Software Engineer
6 16 (13.33%) J2EE Developer
7 13 (10.83%) Software Developer
7 13 (10.83%) Firmware Engineer
7 13 (10.83%) Software Manager
8 11 (9.17%) Senior Software Engineer
9 8 (6.67%) C++ Software Engineer
10 6 (5.00%) C# Software Engineer
10 6 (5.00%) .NET Developer
10 6 (5.00%) C# Developer
11 5 (4.17%) C# .NET Developer
11 5 (4.17%) C# ASP.NET Developer
11 5 (4.17%) Senior Developer
12 4 (3.33%) Programmer
12 4 (3.33%) Applications Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 45 (37.50%) .NET
2 27 (22.50%) Spring
3 21 (17.50%) J2EE
4 20 (16.67%) WPF
5 17 (14.17%) Hibernate
5 17 (14.17%) HTML
6 14 (11.67%) ASP.NET
7 13 (10.83%) Web Services
7 13 (10.83%) Qt
8 12 (10.00%) jQuery
9 10 (8.33%) Java EE
10 9 (7.50%) .NET Framework
10 9 (7.50%) MooTools
10 9 (7.50%) Apache Wicket
10 9 (7.50%) JAX-WS
10 9 (7.50%) JSR 170
10 9 (7.50%) CSS
11 7 (5.83%) MFC
12 6 (5.00%) OpenGL
13 5 (4.17%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 34 (28.33%) Computer Science
2 17 (14.17%) Firmware
3 13 (10.83%) Mathematics
4 6 (5.00%) Visualisation
5 5 (4.17%) Embedded Systems
6 3 (2.50%) CUDA
6 3 (2.50%) GPGPU
6 3 (2.50%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
6 3 (2.50%) 3D Graphics
7 2 (1.67%) N-Tier
7 2 (1.67%) Mobile App
8 1 (0.83%) Inversion of Control
8 1 (0.83%) Open Source
8 1 (0.83%) DataPower
8 1 (0.83%) Learning Management System
8 1 (0.83%) Data Integration
8 1 (0.83%) Physics
8 1 (0.83%) Statistics
8 1 (0.83%) VLE
Operating Systems
1 43 (35.83%) Linux
2 13 (10.83%) UNIX
3 11 (9.17%) Windows
4 8 (6.67%) Embedded Linux
5 1 (0.83%) Android
5 1 (0.83%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (20.83%) Multithreading
2 22 (18.33%) Unit Testing
3 16 (13.33%) OO
4 13 (10.83%) Embedded Software Development
5 12 (10.00%) Image Processing
5 12 (10.00%) TDD
6 11 (9.17%) Agile Software Development
7 10 (8.33%) Scrum
8 8 (6.67%) UML
8 8 (6.67%) Configuration Management
9 7 (5.83%) MVC
10 6 (5.00%) Data Analysis
10 6 (5.00%) 3D Visualisation
11 5 (4.17%) Validation
11 5 (4.17%) Business Intelligence
12 4 (3.33%) OOD
12 4 (3.33%) OOA/OOD
13 3 (2.50%) Static Code Analysis
13 3 (2.50%) Pair Programming
13 3 (2.50%) Quality Management
Programming Languages
1 62 (51.67%) C#
2 49 (40.83%) C++
3 42 (35.00%) Java
4 40 (33.33%) SQL
5 36 (30.00%) C
6 23 (19.17%) Embedded C
7 20 (16.67%) JavaScript
7 20 (16.67%) Embedded C++
8 15 (12.50%) Assembly Language
9 7 (5.83%) VB
10 6 (5.00%) Perl
11 4 (3.33%) Python
11 4 (3.33%) VB.NET
11 4 (3.33%) PHP
11 4 (3.33%) Ruby
11 4 (3.33%) Bash Shell
12 2 (1.67%) T-SQL
12 2 (1.67%) VB6
13 1 (0.83%) PHP5
13 1 (0.83%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 36 (30.00%) Degree
2 1 (0.83%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (0.83%) QA
Vendors
1 23 (19.17%) Microsoft
2 7 (5.83%) Oracle
3 1 (0.83%) Blackboard
3 1 (0.83%) Kony
3 1 (0.83%) Zend
3 1 (0.83%) JBoss
3 1 (0.83%) IBM
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Salary: From £35,000 to £45,000 per annum
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