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 18 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
18 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Software Engineering
Rank 35 22 30
Rank change year-on-year
-13 +8
Permanent jobs citing Software Engineering 50 53 43
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North East 6.31% 8.47% 6.45%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 7.66% 10.41% 8.60%
Number of salaries quoted 43 53 40
Average salary £35,000 £35,000 £35,000
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £25,300 £25,500
10% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.56%
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
653 509 500
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North East 82.35% 81.31% 74.96%
Number of salaries quoted 538 431 424
Average salary £38,750 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-3.12% +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £26,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £56,730 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +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 18 December 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 December 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
(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 41 £32,000 -14.66% 5
Durham -9 7 £42,500 +30.76%
Software Engineering
England

Software Engineering
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North East

For the 6 months to 18 December 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 51 (57.95%) C++
2 47 (53.41%) Computer Science
3 46 (52.27%) C#
4 38 (43.18%) Mathematics
5 36 (40.91%) Java
6 28 (31.82%) .NET
6 28 (31.82%) Degree
7 24 (27.27%) Android
8 23 (26.14%) Mobile Payment
9 21 (23.86%) Apple iOS
9 21 (23.86%) Mobile Banking
9 21 (23.86%) Banking
9 21 (23.86%) Mobile Commerce
10 19 (21.59%) Mobile App
10 19 (21.59%) Multithreading
11 18 (20.45%) XML
11 18 (20.45%) SQL Server
12 17 (19.32%) WCF
12 17 (19.32%) JavaScript
12 17 (19.32%) OO
12 17 (19.32%) MVC
12 17 (19.32%) Web Services
13 16 (18.18%) Microsoft
13 16 (18.18%) Agile Software Development
14 15 (17.05%) iOS SDK
14 15 (17.05%) Team Foundation Server
14 15 (17.05%) Games
14 15 (17.05%) OpenGL
14 15 (17.05%) CSS
15 14 (15.91%) Python

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

For the 6 months to 18 December 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 14 (15.91%) BizTalk Server
2 1 (1.14%) CMS
2 1 (1.14%) Moodle
Applications
1 3 (3.41%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 3 (3.41%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 4 (4.55%) TCP/IP
1 4 (4.55%) Modbus
2 2 (2.27%) HTTPS
3 1 (1.14%) Ethernet
3 1 (1.14%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (20.45%) SQL Server
2 5 (5.68%) MySQL
3 2 (2.27%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (1.14%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (1.14%) Oracle Database
4 1 (1.14%) Relational Database
4 1 (1.14%) PostgreSQL
4 1 (1.14%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 15 (17.05%) Team Foundation Server
2 14 (15.91%) VTune
3 6 (6.82%) JUnit
4 5 (5.68%) Git (software)
5 4 (4.55%) Subversion
5 4 (4.55%) Mercurial
6 3 (3.41%) MSTest
6 3 (3.41%) Moq
6 3 (3.41%) Maven
6 3 (3.41%) JIRA
6 3 (3.41%) Ant
6 3 (3.41%) Eclipse
6 3 (3.41%) NUnit
6 3 (3.41%) CruiseControl
7 1 (1.14%) Oracle Forms
General
1 21 (23.86%) Banking
2 15 (17.05%) Games
3 8 (9.09%) Retail
4 3 (3.41%) Multimedia
5 2 (2.27%) Marketing
5 2 (2.27%) Electronics
5 2 (2.27%) Finance
6 1 (1.14%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 50 (56.82%) Software Engineer
2 44 (50.00%) Developer
3 21 (23.86%) .NET Developer
4 20 (22.73%) Graduate
5 18 (20.45%) C# Developer
6 16 (18.18%) C# .NET Developer
7 12 (13.64%) Software Developer
8 11 (12.50%) Programmer
8 11 (12.50%) .NET Software Engineer
9 9 (10.23%) C# Software Engineer
10 6 (6.82%) Java Software Engineer
11 5 (5.68%) Senior Software Engineer
12 4 (4.55%) Java Developer
12 4 (4.55%) Junior
12 4 (4.55%) Graduate Developer
12 4 (4.55%) ASP.NET Developer
12 4 (4.55%) Junior Developer
12 4 (4.55%) PHP Developer
12 4 (4.55%) Java Software Developer
13 3 (3.41%) Junior Java Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 28 (31.82%) .NET
2 18 (20.45%) XML
3 17 (19.32%) WCF
3 17 (19.32%) Web Services
4 15 (17.05%) iOS SDK
4 15 (17.05%) OpenGL
4 15 (17.05%) CSS
5 14 (15.91%) DirectX
5 14 (15.91%) HTML
5 14 (15.91%) Unity (Game Engine)
6 12 (13.64%) ASP.NET
7 7 (7.95%) SOAP
7 7 (7.95%) .NET Framework
7 7 (7.95%) ASP.NET MVC
8 5 (5.68%) HTML5
8 5 (5.68%) Unreal Engine
8 5 (5.68%) CSS3
9 4 (4.55%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
9 4 (4.55%) WPF
9 4 (4.55%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 47 (53.41%) Computer Science
2 38 (43.18%) Mathematics
3 23 (26.14%) Mobile Payment
4 21 (23.86%) Mobile Banking
5 19 (21.59%) Mobile App
6 14 (15.91%) Visualisation
6 14 (15.91%) Algorithms
7 13 (14.77%) Augmented Reality
7 13 (14.77%) 3D Graphics
8 5 (5.68%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 5 (5.68%) Animation
9 3 (3.41%) Physics
9 3 (3.41%) User Experience
10 2 (2.27%) Analytical Skills
10 2 (2.27%) iPhone
11 1 (1.14%) Embedded Systems
11 1 (1.14%) RIA
11 1 (1.14%) VHDL
11 1 (1.14%) Verilog
Operating Systems
1 24 (27.27%) Android
2 21 (23.86%) Apple iOS
3 12 (13.64%) Windows
4 11 (12.50%) Linux
5 3 (3.41%) Windows Phone
6 2 (2.27%) Windows Server 2008
7 1 (1.14%) Ubuntu
7 1 (1.14%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (23.86%) Mobile Commerce
2 19 (21.59%) Multithreading
3 17 (19.32%) MVC
3 17 (19.32%) OO
4 16 (18.18%) Agile Software Development
5 14 (15.91%) 3D Visualisation
6 13 (14.77%) 3D Rendering
7 10 (11.36%) OOD
8 8 (9.09%) Web Development
9 7 (7.95%) Scrum
10 6 (6.82%) Unit Testing
11 5 (5.68%) TDD
12 4 (4.55%) Product Management
12 4 (4.55%) Mentoring
13 3 (3.41%) Responsive Web Design
13 3 (3.41%) Android Development
13 3 (3.41%) iOS Development
13 3 (3.41%) UML
14 2 (2.27%) OO PHP
14 2 (2.27%) DevOps
Programming Languages
1 51 (57.95%) C++
2 46 (52.27%) C#
3 36 (40.91%) Java
4 17 (19.32%) JavaScript
5 14 (15.91%) Python
5 14 (15.91%) T-SQL
5 14 (15.91%) HLSL
6 9 (10.23%) SQL
7 8 (9.09%) PHP
8 3 (3.41%) C
8 3 (3.41%) Perl
8 3 (3.41%) VB
8 3 (3.41%) VB.NET
8 3 (3.41%) Objective-C
9 2 (2.27%) XPath
9 2 (2.27%) Embedded C
10 1 (1.14%) Assembly Language
10 1 (1.14%) Shell Script
10 1 (1.14%) PHP5
Qualifications
1 28 (31.82%) Degree
2 3 (3.41%) Security Cleared
3 2 (2.27%) Sun Certification
4 1 (1.14%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (3.41%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 3 (3.41%) PCI DSS
2 1 (1.14%) IEC 61508
2 1 (1.14%) QA
2 1 (1.14%) ISO 9001
Vendors
1 16 (18.18%) Microsoft
2 4 (4.55%) Twitter
3 3 (3.41%) Adobe
4 2 (2.27%) EMC
4 2 (2.27%) Oracle
4 2 (2.27%) Zend
5 1 (1.14%) Blackboard
5 1 (1.14%) Perforce
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Posted: 3 days ago
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Salary: From £25,000 to £25,000 per annum
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