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 27 August 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
27 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Software Engineering
Rank 25 47 37
Rank change year-on-year
+22 -10
Permanent jobs citing Software Engineering 69 41 43
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North East 8.60% 5.24% 5.03%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 10.13% 6.06% 6.29%
Number of salaries quoted 54 39 26
Median salary £32,500 £40,000 £31,250
Median salary % change year-on-year
-18.75% +28.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,150 £22,500 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £44,921 £50,000 £38,000
UK excluding London median 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
681 677 684
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North East 84.91% 86.46% 80.00%
Number of salaries quoted 600 565 490
Median salary £40,000 £42,500 £37,050
Median salary % change year-on-year
-5.88% +14.71%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £62,500 £55,000
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 27 August 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 median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Software Engineering within the North East region over the 3 months to 27 August 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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 +12 52 £35,000 -12.50% 10
Durham +27 17 £31,500 -21.25% 1
Software Engineering
England

Software Engineering
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North East

For the 6 months to 27 August 2016, 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 60 (52.17%) C#
2 52 (45.22%) HTML
2 52 (45.22%) JavaScript
3 50 (43.48%) Agile Software Development
4 47 (40.87%) Java
5 41 (35.65%) HTML5
6 40 (34.78%) CSS
7 36 (31.30%) Microsoft
7 36 (31.30%) Degree
8 35 (30.43%) OO
9 34 (29.57%) SQL
9 34 (29.57%) .NET
10 32 (27.83%) C++
11 31 (26.96%) jQuery
12 29 (25.22%) CSS3
13 26 (22.61%) MVC
14 25 (21.74%) Web Development
15 24 (20.87%) Scrum
15 24 (20.87%) SQL Server
16 23 (20.00%) ASP.NET
17 22 (19.13%) Computer Science
17 22 (19.13%) Node.js
18 21 (18.26%) ASP.NET MVC
18 21 (18.26%) Linux
18 21 (18.26%) Web Services
18 21 (18.26%) AngularJS
19 20 (17.39%) React
20 19 (16.52%) MS Excel
21 18 (15.65%) C
22 17 (14.78%) XML

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 8 (6.96%) Apache Spark
2 6 (5.22%) BizTalk Server
3 5 (4.35%) IIS
4 4 (3.48%) Confluence
4 4 (3.48%) Documentum
4 4 (3.48%) Umbraco
5 2 (1.74%) Captiva
5 2 (1.74%) CMS
5 2 (1.74%) ColdFusion
5 2 (1.74%) Drupal
5 2 (1.74%) WordPress
6 1 (0.87%) Apache Solr
Applications
1 19 (16.52%) MS Excel
2 3 (2.61%) Simulink
3 1 (0.87%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (0.87%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 4 (3.48%) Dynamics CRM
1 4 (3.48%) nopCommerce
2 2 (1.74%) Magento
2 2 (1.74%) OpenCart
2 2 (1.74%) osCommerce
Cloud Services
1 4 (3.48%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (2.61%) SaaS
3 1 (0.87%) Amazon EC2
3 1 (0.87%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (0.87%) Google Cloud Platform
3 1 (0.87%) IaaS
3 1 (0.87%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (0.87%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 11 (9.57%) RS-232
1 11 (9.57%) RS-485
2 10 (8.70%) Ethernet
3 7 (6.09%) Bluetooth
4 4 (3.48%) Wireless
5 1 (0.87%) DNS
5 1 (0.87%) Firewall
5 1 (0.87%) HTTP
5 1 (0.87%) SSL
5 1 (0.87%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 24 (20.87%) SQL Server
2 14 (12.17%) MySQL
3 8 (6.96%) Big Data
3 8 (6.96%) Hadoop
4 6 (5.22%) NoSQL
4 6 (5.22%) SQL Server 2008
5 4 (3.48%) MongoDB
5 4 (3.48%) RDBMS
5 4 (3.48%) Relational Database
5 4 (3.48%) SQL Server 2005
5 4 (3.48%) SQL Server 2012
5 4 (3.48%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 4 (3.48%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 4 (3.48%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 15 (13.04%) Git (software)
2 14 (12.17%) Subversion
3 9 (7.83%) Team Foundation Server
4 8 (6.96%) Grunt
5 6 (5.22%) Visual Studio
6 4 (3.48%) CruiseControl
6 4 (3.48%) JIRA
7 2 (1.74%) Jenkins
7 2 (1.74%) JUnit
7 2 (1.74%) Selenium
8 1 (0.87%) CocoaPods
8 1 (0.87%) LabVIEW
8 1 (0.87%) Maven
8 1 (0.87%) Mockito
8 1 (0.87%) Octopus Deploy
General
1 13 (11.30%) Finance
2 11 (9.57%) Games
3 5 (4.35%) Marketing
4 4 (3.48%) Electronics
4 4 (3.48%) Telecoms
5 3 (2.61%) Advertising
5 3 (2.61%) Manufacturing
5 3 (2.61%) Retail
6 1 (0.87%) Automotive
6 1 (0.87%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 71 (61.74%) Developer
2 61 (53.04%) Software Engineer
3 30 (26.09%) C# Developer
4 26 (22.61%) Developer/Software Engineer
4 26 (22.61%) Software Developer
5 23 (20.00%) C# Software Engineer
6 21 (18.26%) .NET Developer
6 21 (18.26%) C# Software Developer
7 16 (13.91%) C# .NET Developer
7 16 (13.91%) C++ Software Engineer
8 14 (12.17%) .NET Software Developer
8 14 (12.17%) .NET Software Engineer
9 12 (10.43%) Embedded Engineer
9 12 (10.43%) Embedded Software Engineer
10 11 (9.57%) C/C++ Embedded Software Engineer
10 11 (9.57%) Embedded C Engineer
10 11 (9.57%) Embedded C/C++ Engineer
10 11 (9.57%) Embedded C/C++ Software Engineer
10 11 (9.57%) Embedded C++ Engineer
10 11 (9.57%) Embedded C++ Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 52 (45.22%) HTML
2 41 (35.65%) HTML5
3 40 (34.78%) CSS
4 34 (29.57%) .NET
5 31 (26.96%) jQuery
6 29 (25.22%) CSS3
7 23 (20.00%) ASP.NET
8 22 (19.13%) Node.js
9 21 (18.26%) AngularJS
9 21 (18.26%) ASP.NET MVC
9 21 (18.26%) Web Services
10 20 (17.39%) React
11 17 (14.78%) .NET Framework
11 17 (14.78%) XML
12 13 (11.30%) KnockoutJS
13 10 (8.70%) LINQ
13 10 (8.70%) Qt
14 9 (7.83%) Backbone.js
14 9 (7.83%) WCF
15 6 (5.22%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 22 (19.13%) Computer Science
2 9 (7.83%) Algorithms
3 8 (6.96%) Embedded Systems
3 8 (6.96%) Mobile Games
3 8 (6.96%) Online Games
4 6 (5.22%) Mobile App
5 4 (3.48%) Analytical Skills
5 4 (3.48%) Enterprise Software
5 4 (3.48%) Visualisation
6 3 (2.61%) Life Science
6 3 (2.61%) User Experience
7 2 (1.74%) Client/Server
7 2 (1.74%) Statistics
8 1 (0.87%) Clustering
8 1 (0.87%) Kinect
8 1 (0.87%) Mathematics
8 1 (0.87%) Oculus Rift
8 1 (0.87%) Physics
8 1 (0.87%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 21 (18.26%) Linux
2 17 (14.78%) Windows
3 10 (8.70%) Android
3 10 (8.70%) Unix
4 9 (7.83%) Apple iOS
5 7 (6.09%) Windows Server
6 4 (3.48%) Windows Server 2008
6 4 (3.48%) Windows Server 2012
7 3 (2.61%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 3 (2.61%) Solaris
8 1 (0.87%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 50 (43.48%) Agile Software Development
2 35 (30.43%) OO
3 26 (22.61%) MVC
4 25 (21.74%) Web Development
5 24 (20.87%) Scrum
6 17 (14.78%) TDD
7 13 (11.30%) Front End Development
7 13 (11.30%) Kanban
8 11 (9.57%) Web Design
9 10 (8.70%) High Availability
9 10 (8.70%) Open Source
9 10 (8.70%) Web Application Development
10 9 (7.83%) Continuous Integration
10 9 (7.83%) Microservices
11 8 (6.96%) Coaching
11 8 (6.96%) Refactoring
11 8 (6.96%) Responsive Web Design
11 8 (6.96%) SOA
11 8 (6.96%) Test Automation
12 7 (6.09%) Embedded Software Development
Programming Languages
1 60 (52.17%) C#
2 52 (45.22%) JavaScript
3 47 (40.87%) Java
4 34 (29.57%) SQL
5 32 (27.83%) C++
6 18 (15.65%) C
7 12 (10.43%) PHP
8 11 (9.57%) Embedded C
8 11 (9.57%) Embedded C++
8 11 (9.57%) Scala
8 11 (9.57%) T-SQL
9 8 (6.96%) Objective-C
10 5 (4.35%) MATLAB
10 5 (4.35%) Perl
10 5 (4.35%) Ruby
11 4 (3.48%) PHP 5
12 3 (2.61%) Shell Script
13 2 (1.74%) ActionScript
13 2 (1.74%) Bash Shell
13 2 (1.74%) Python
Qualifications
1 36 (31.30%) Degree
2 6 (5.22%) SC Cleared
2 6 (5.22%) Security Cleared
3 5 (4.35%) BPSS Clearance
4 2 (1.74%) ISTQB
5 1 (0.87%) HNC
5 1 (0.87%) HND
5 1 (0.87%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 1 (0.87%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (0.87%) Oracle Certification
5 1 (0.87%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (11.30%) QA
2 4 (3.48%) ISO 9001
3 3 (2.61%) MISRA
3 3 (2.61%) MISRA C
4 1 (0.87%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (0.87%) ISO13485
4 1 (0.87%) ISO27002
4 1 (0.87%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 13 (11.30%) Firmware
2 3 (2.61%) Docker
3 2 (1.74%) LXC
Systems Management
1 1 (0.87%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 36 (31.30%) Microsoft
2 9 (7.83%) Sun
3 4 (3.48%) EMC
3 4 (3.48%) Oracle
3 4 (3.48%) Pega
4 3 (2.61%) Red Hat
5 2 (1.74%) Rally
6 1 (0.87%) Atlassian
6 1 (0.87%) Google
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