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 30 June 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Jun 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Software Engineering
Rank 30 30 26
Rank change year-on-year
0 -4
Permanent jobs citing Software Engineering 59 53 49
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North East 7.69% 6.37% 7.28%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 9.64% 8.77% 9.21%
Number of salaries quoted 58 44 40
Average salary £38,000 £35,000 £35,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+8.57% -1.40%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £22,850 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £47,500 £46,000
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
612 604 532
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North East 79.79% 72.60% 79.05%
Number of salaries quoted 510 470 449
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £39,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% -5.06%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £25,000 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £44,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+4.70% +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 30 June 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 30 June 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 49 £37,500 +7.14% 10
Durham -17 8 £37,500 -21.05% 2
Northumberland +8 1 £42,000 - 1
Software Engineering
England

Software Engineering
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North East

For the 6 months to 30 June 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 58 (56.31%) C++
2 51 (49.51%) C#
3 44 (42.72%) Computer Science
4 42 (40.78%) Java
5 41 (39.81%) Degree
6 33 (32.04%) Mathematics
7 28 (27.18%) Multithreading
8 27 (26.21%) .NET
9 25 (24.27%) Agile Software Development
10 22 (21.36%) JavaScript
10 22 (21.36%) PhD
11 21 (20.39%) 3D Graphics
11 21 (20.39%) Games
11 21 (20.39%) Unity (Game Engine)
12 20 (19.42%) C
13 19 (18.45%) Visualisation
14 18 (17.48%) Physics
14 18 (17.48%) UML
15 17 (16.50%) OpenGL
15 17 (16.50%) DirectX
15 17 (16.50%) Android
15 17 (16.50%) 3D Programming
15 17 (16.50%) HLSL
16 16 (15.53%) Linux
16 16 (15.53%) HTML
17 15 (14.56%) Web Development
18 14 (13.59%) SQL
18 14 (13.59%) CSS
19 13 (12.62%) MySQL
19 13 (12.62%) Mobile Commerce

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

For the 6 months to 30 June 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 4 (3.88%) Apache
2 3 (2.91%) MS Exchange
2 3 (2.91%) BizTalk Server
2 3 (2.91%) IIS
3 2 (1.94%) Node.js
4 1 (0.97%) CMS
Applications
1 4 (3.88%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 5 (4.85%) Microsoft Azure
1 5 (4.85%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (2.91%) SaaS
2 3 (2.91%) Heroku
Communications & Networking
1 6 (5.83%) Bluetooth
1 6 (5.83%) Ethernet
2 3 (2.91%) HTTP
2 3 (2.91%) SSL
3 2 (1.94%) Modbus
3 2 (1.94%) TCP/IP
4 1 (0.97%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (12.62%) MySQL
2 10 (9.71%) SQL Server
3 6 (5.83%) MongoDB
4 4 (3.88%) DB2
5 1 (0.97%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 12 (11.65%) Visual Studio
2 9 (8.74%) Git (software)
3 7 (6.80%) Team Foundation Server
4 6 (5.83%) Subversion
5 4 (3.88%) JIRA
6 2 (1.94%) ReSharper
7 1 (0.97%) WATIR
7 1 (0.97%) Selenium
7 1 (0.97%) FitNesse
7 1 (0.97%) Oracle Forms
7 1 (0.97%) LoadRunner
7 1 (0.97%) JMeter
7 1 (0.97%) Facilita Forecast
7 1 (0.97%) LoadUI
General
1 21 (20.39%) Games
2 13 (12.62%) Banking
3 7 (6.80%) Finance
4 2 (1.94%) Electronics
4 2 (1.94%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 56 (54.37%) Software Engineer
2 32 (31.07%) Developer
3 22 (21.36%) C++ Software Engineer
4 18 (17.48%) Software Developer
5 15 (14.56%) C# Developer
6 10 (9.71%) Programmer
7 9 (8.74%) Graduate
8 8 (7.77%) Systems Engineer
8 8 (7.77%) C++ Programmer
8 8 (7.77%) Software Programmer
8 8 (7.77%) C# Software Developer
8 8 (7.77%) Graphics Programmer
9 6 (5.83%) Firmware Engineer
9 6 (5.83%) Java Developer
10 5 (4.85%) C# Software Engineer
11 4 (3.88%) Software Manager
12 3 (2.91%) C# .NET Developer
12 3 (2.91%) Junior Developer
12 3 (2.91%) Graduate Developer
12 3 (2.91%) .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 27 (26.21%) .NET
2 21 (20.39%) Unity (Game Engine)
3 17 (16.50%) OpenGL
3 17 (16.50%) DirectX
4 16 (15.53%) HTML
5 14 (13.59%) CSS
6 12 (11.65%) HTML5
7 9 (8.74%) CSS3
8 8 (7.77%) WPF
9 7 (6.80%) Web Services
9 7 (6.80%) ASP.NET
10 6 (5.83%) Qt
11 5 (4.85%) iOS SDK
11 5 (4.85%) XML
11 5 (4.85%) WCF
11 5 (4.85%) Spring
12 4 (3.88%) .NET Framework
13 3 (2.91%) WinForms
13 3 (2.91%) REST
14 2 (1.94%) LINQ
Miscellaneous
1 44 (42.72%) Computer Science
2 33 (32.04%) Mathematics
3 21 (20.39%) 3D Graphics
4 19 (18.45%) Visualisation
5 18 (17.48%) Physics
6 13 (12.62%) Mobile Banking
6 13 (12.62%) Mobile Payment
7 11 (10.68%) Mobile App
8 10 (9.71%) Algorithms
9 9 (8.74%) Analytical Skills
10 3 (2.91%) Enterprise Software
11 2 (1.94%) Embedded Systems
12 1 (0.97%) VHDL
12 1 (0.97%) Verilog
12 1 (0.97%) Smartphone
12 1 (0.97%) Performance Metrics
12 1 (0.97%) Data Structures
12 1 (0.97%) Device Driver
Operating Systems
1 17 (16.50%) Android
2 16 (15.53%) Linux
3 10 (9.71%) UNIX
4 7 (6.80%) Apple iOS
5 3 (2.91%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (27.18%) Multithreading
2 25 (24.27%) Agile Software Development
3 18 (17.48%) UML
4 17 (16.50%) 3D Programming
5 15 (14.56%) Web Development
6 13 (12.62%) Mobile Commerce
7 9 (8.74%) OO
8 8 (7.77%) OOD
8 8 (7.77%) Project Management
8 8 (7.77%) MVC
9 7 (6.80%) Scrum
10 6 (5.83%) Embedded Software Development
11 5 (4.85%) Mobile Development
11 5 (4.85%) OOP
11 5 (4.85%) Unit Testing
12 4 (3.88%) Product Management
12 4 (3.88%) 3D Modelling
12 4 (3.88%) Mentoring
12 4 (3.88%) API Development
12 4 (3.88%) API Design
Programming Languages
1 58 (56.31%) C++
2 51 (49.51%) C#
3 42 (40.78%) Java
4 22 (21.36%) JavaScript
5 20 (19.42%) C
6 17 (16.50%) HLSL
7 14 (13.59%) SQL
8 11 (10.68%) PHP
9 10 (9.71%) Perl
10 9 (8.74%) PHP5
11 8 (7.77%) Embedded C
12 6 (5.83%) Embedded C++
12 6 (5.83%) Assembly Language
13 5 (4.85%) Python
13 5 (4.85%) T-SQL
14 4 (3.88%) VB.NET
15 2 (1.94%) Delphi
15 2 (1.94%) XAML
16 1 (0.97%) VB
16 1 (0.97%) Fortran
Qualifications
1 41 (39.81%) Degree
2 22 (21.36%) PhD
3 1 (0.97%) ISEB
3 1 (0.97%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (7.77%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 8 (7.77%) PCI DSS
2 6 (5.83%) ISO 9000
3 4 (3.88%) QA
4 1 (0.97%) ISO 9001
4 1 (0.97%) IEC 61508
4 1 (0.97%) DO-178B
System Software
1 6 (5.83%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 1 (0.97%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 11 (10.68%) Microsoft
2 4 (3.88%) Oracle
2 4 (3.88%) Sybase
3 1 (0.97%) HP
3 1 (0.97%) EMC
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