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 1 September 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
1 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Software Engineering
Rank 39 34 22
Rank change year-on-year
-5 -12
Permanent jobs citing Software Engineering 45 43 55
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North East 5.77% 5.11% 8.40%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 6.75% 6.56% 10.07%
Number of salaries quoted 43 26 54
Average salary £40,000 £30,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+33.33% -25.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £22,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £37,500 £45,000
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
667 655 546
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North East 85.51% 77.88% 83.36%
Number of salaries quoted 560 464 455
Average salary £40,000 £37,050 £39,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.96% -5.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,500 £61,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +2.40%

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 1 September 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 1 September 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 -4 35 £40,000 +33.33% 8
Durham - 7 £42,500 - 3
Northumberland -4 2 - - 1
Software Engineering
England

Software Engineering
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North East

For the 6 months to 1 September 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 59 (57.28%) C#
1 59 (57.28%) C++
2 43 (41.75%) Degree
2 43 (41.75%) Computer Science
3 39 (37.86%) Java
4 31 (30.10%) Agile Software Development
4 31 (30.10%) Multithreading
5 27 (26.21%) JavaScript
5 27 (26.21%) .NET
6 25 (24.27%) PhD
7 23 (22.33%) C
8 21 (20.39%) 3D Graphics
8 21 (20.39%) Games
8 21 (20.39%) Mathematics
8 21 (20.39%) Unity (Game Engine)
9 19 (18.45%) HTML
9 19 (18.45%) OO
10 18 (17.48%) Linux
11 17 (16.50%) MySQL
12 16 (15.53%) CSS
12 16 (15.53%) Web Development
12 16 (15.53%) Visualisation
13 15 (14.56%) Physics
13 15 (14.56%) UML
14 14 (13.59%) PHP
14 14 (13.59%) OOD
14 14 (13.59%) Microsoft
14 14 (13.59%) OpenGL
14 14 (13.59%) DirectX
14 14 (13.59%) 3D Programming

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

For the 6 months to 1 September 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 5 (4.85%) IIS
1 5 (4.85%) MS Exchange
2 4 (3.88%) Apache
3 2 (1.94%) CMS
3 2 (1.94%) Node.js
4 1 (0.97%) Moodle
Applications
1 4 (3.88%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 7 (6.80%) Microsoft Azure
1 7 (6.80%) Amazon AWS
2 5 (4.85%) SaaS
2 5 (4.85%) Heroku
Communications & Networking
1 6 (5.83%) Bluetooth
1 6 (5.83%) Ethernet
2 5 (4.85%) HTTP
2 5 (4.85%) SSL
3 1 (0.97%) Wi-Fi
3 1 (0.97%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (16.50%) MySQL
2 12 (11.65%) SQL Server
3 7 (6.80%) MongoDB
4 4 (3.88%) DB2
5 2 (1.94%) NoSQL
6 1 (0.97%) Oracle Database
6 1 (0.97%) PostgreSQL
6 1 (0.97%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 13 (12.62%) Visual Studio
2 11 (10.68%) Git (software)
3 6 (5.83%) Subversion
3 6 (5.83%) JIRA
4 5 (4.85%) Team Foundation Server
5 1 (0.97%) Facilita Forecast
5 1 (0.97%) LoadUI
5 1 (0.97%) ReSharper
5 1 (0.97%) WATIR
5 1 (0.97%) Selenium
5 1 (0.97%) FitNesse
5 1 (0.97%) LoadRunner
5 1 (0.97%) JMeter
General
1 21 (20.39%) Games
2 10 (9.71%) Finance
3 4 (3.88%) Marketing
4 3 (2.91%) Electronics
4 3 (2.91%) Banking
5 2 (1.94%) Automotive
6 1 (0.97%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 46 (44.66%) Software Engineer
2 43 (41.75%) Developer
3 26 (25.24%) Software Developer
4 21 (20.39%) C# Developer
4 21 (20.39%) C++ Software Engineer
5 14 (13.59%) C# Software Developer
6 8 (7.77%) C# Software Engineer
6 8 (7.77%) Programmer
7 7 (6.80%) Junior
8 6 (5.83%) Java Developer
8 6 (5.83%) C++ Programmer
8 6 (5.83%) Firmware Engineer
8 6 (5.83%) Graphics Programmer
8 6 (5.83%) Software Programmer
9 5 (4.85%) Junior Software Engineer
9 5 (4.85%) Software Manager
9 5 (4.85%) Junior Developer
9 5 (4.85%) Graduate
10 4 (3.88%) Graduate Developer
10 4 (3.88%) Graduate Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 27 (26.21%) .NET
2 21 (20.39%) Unity (Game Engine)
3 19 (18.45%) HTML
4 16 (15.53%) CSS
5 14 (13.59%) OpenGL
5 14 (13.59%) DirectX
6 12 (11.65%) HTML5
7 11 (10.68%) ASP.NET
8 9 (8.74%) CSS3
9 6 (5.83%) REST
9 6 (5.83%) Qt
9 6 (5.83%) Web Services
9 6 (5.83%) .NET Framework
10 5 (4.85%) Spring
10 5 (4.85%) WPF
11 3 (2.91%) LINQ
11 3 (2.91%) ASP.NET MVC
11 3 (2.91%) XML
12 2 (1.94%) J2EE
12 2 (1.94%) Java EE
Miscellaneous
1 43 (41.75%) Computer Science
2 21 (20.39%) 3D Graphics
2 21 (20.39%) Mathematics
3 16 (15.53%) Visualisation
4 15 (14.56%) Physics
5 11 (10.68%) Analytical Skills
6 9 (8.74%) Algorithms
6 9 (8.74%) Mobile App
7 5 (4.85%) Enterprise Software
8 3 (2.91%) Mobile Banking
8 3 (2.91%) Mobile Payment
8 3 (2.91%) Embedded Systems
9 2 (1.94%) Performance Metrics
10 1 (0.97%) Device Driver
10 1 (0.97%) Data Structures
10 1 (0.97%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 18 (17.48%) Linux
2 10 (9.71%) Android
2 10 (9.71%) UNIX
3 2 (1.94%) Windows
3 2 (1.94%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (30.10%) Agile Software Development
1 31 (30.10%) Multithreading
2 19 (18.45%) OO
3 16 (15.53%) Web Development
4 15 (14.56%) UML
5 14 (13.59%) OOD
5 14 (13.59%) 3D Programming
6 12 (11.65%) MVC
7 11 (10.68%) OOP
8 10 (9.71%) API Development
8 10 (9.71%) API Design
9 8 (7.77%) Mobile Development
10 7 (6.80%) Android Development
10 7 (6.80%) Open Source
10 7 (6.80%) Project Management
10 7 (6.80%) Scrum
10 7 (6.80%) Unit Testing
10 7 (6.80%) Continuous Integration
11 6 (5.83%) Product Management
11 6 (5.83%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 59 (57.28%) C#
1 59 (57.28%) C++
2 39 (37.86%) Java
3 27 (26.21%) JavaScript
4 23 (22.33%) C
5 14 (13.59%) PHP
5 14 (13.59%) HLSL
6 13 (12.62%) Perl
7 11 (10.68%) PHP5
8 10 (9.71%) SQL
9 9 (8.74%) Python
9 9 (8.74%) Embedded C
10 7 (6.80%) Embedded C++
11 6 (5.83%) Assembly Language
12 4 (3.88%) VB.NET
12 4 (3.88%) T-SQL
13 2 (1.94%) VB
13 2 (1.94%) Tcl
13 2 (1.94%) Bash Shell
13 2 (1.94%) XAML
Qualifications
1 43 (41.75%) Degree
2 25 (24.27%) PhD
3 1 (0.97%) ISEB
3 1 (0.97%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (8.74%) QA
2 6 (5.83%) ISO 9000
3 3 (2.91%) PCI DSS
3 3 (2.91%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (0.97%) DO-178B
4 1 (0.97%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 6 (5.83%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 1 (0.97%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 14 (13.59%) Microsoft
2 4 (3.88%) Sybase
3 3 (2.91%) Oracle
4 1 (0.97%) HP
4 1 (0.97%) Blackboard
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