Period
to 21 January 2019

The median annual salary for a Software Engineer was £40,000 in advertised job vacancies in Durham during the 6 months to 21 January 2019.

The first table below provides salary benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to same period in the previous 2 years.

Software Engineer
North East > Durham
6 months to
21 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 17 45 22
Rank change year-on-year +28 -23 +33
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Engineer 21 7 18
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Durham 10.99% 2.18% 7.56%
As % of the Job Titles category 11.67% 2.27% 8.07%
Number of salaries quoted 18 6 18
Durham median annual salary £40,000 £34,750 £31,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +15.11% +10.32% -25.88%
10th Percentile £32,125 £25,750 £27,500
90th Percentile £50,000 £56,000 £35,000
North East median annual salary £45,000 £40,000 £32,500
% change year-on-year +12.50% +23.08% -7.14%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Durham. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title that can be normalized. As such, the figures in the second row provide an indication of the number of permanent jobs in our overall sample.

All Permanent IT Job Vacancies
Durham
Permanent vacancies in Durham with a recognized job title 180 308 223
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.24% 95.95% 93.70%
Number of salaries quoted 126 270 197
Durham median annual salary £37,500 £35,250 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.38% +0.71% -12.50%
10th Percentile £20,000 £21,250 £24,000
90th Percentile £53,125 £53,096 £50,000
North East median annual salary £41,250 £38,000 £37,000
% change year-on-year +8.55% +2.70% -1.33%

Software Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in Durham

Job postings that featured Software Engineer in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Durham.

Job vacancy trend for Software Engineer in Durham

Software Engineer
Salary Trend in Durham

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Software Engineer in Durham.

Salary trend for Software Engineer in Durham

Software Engineer
Salary Histogram in Durham

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Software Engineer in Durham over the 6 months to 21 January 2019.

Salary histogram for Software Engineer in Durham

Software Engineer
Job Locations in Durham

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Software Engineer within the Durham region over the 6 months to 21 January 2019. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Stockton-on-Tees +6 13 £40,000 +50.94% 2
Darlington +14 6 £45,000 -16.67%
Software Engineer
North East

Software Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in Durham

For the 6 months to 21 January 2019, Software Engineer job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the Durham region featuring Software Engineer in the job title.

1 21 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 16 (76.19%) C#
2 16 (76.19%) .NET
3 13 (61.90%) Microsoft Azure
4 11 (52.38%) Agile Software Development
5 9 (42.86%) Windows
6 8 (38.10%) C++
7 7 (33.33%) Visual Studio
8 6 (28.57%) JavaScript
8 6 (28.57%) .NET Framework
9 4 (19.05%) C
9 4 (19.05%) PHP
9 4 (19.05%) Microsoft
9 4 (19.05%) Problem-Solving
10 3 (14.29%) Component Testing
10 3 (14.29%) Acceptance Criteria
10 3 (14.29%) Collaborative Working
10 3 (14.29%) Big Data
10 3 (14.29%) User Stories
10 3 (14.29%) Microservices
10 3 (14.29%) Code Coverage
10 3 (14.29%) HTML
10 3 (14.29%) Java
10 3 (14.29%) CSS
10 3 (14.29%) Scrum
10 3 (14.29%) TDD
10 3 (14.29%) Continuous Integration
10 3 (14.29%) Test Automation
11 2 (9.52%) Computer Science
11 2 (9.52%) Web Services

Software Engineer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Durham 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 2 (9.52%) CMS
1 2 (9.52%) NServiceBus
2 1 (4.76%) Apache
2 1 (4.76%) Apache Solr
2 1 (4.76%) IIS
2 1 (4.76%) JBoss
2 1 (4.76%) Sitefinity
2 1 (4.76%) Umbraco
Cloud Services
1 13 (61.90%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (9.52%) SaaS
3 1 (4.76%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (4.76%) AWS CloudFormation
Communications & Networking
1 1 (4.76%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (14.29%) Big Data
2 1 (4.76%) Apache Cassandra
2 1 (4.76%) Hadoop
2 1 (4.76%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 7 (33.33%) Visual Studio
2 1 (4.76%) gulp
2 1 (4.76%) Jenkins
2 1 (4.76%) Selenium
General
1 1 (4.76%) Retail
1 1 (4.76%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (76.19%) .NET
2 6 (28.57%) .NET Framework
3 3 (14.29%) CSS
3 3 (14.29%) HTML
4 2 (9.52%) Angular 2
4 2 (9.52%) AngularJS
4 2 (9.52%) Spring
4 2 (9.52%) Web Services
4 2 (9.52%) XML
5 1 (4.76%) ASP.NET Web Forms
5 1 (4.76%) CSS3
5 1 (4.76%) Entity Framework
5 1 (4.76%) Hibernate
5 1 (4.76%) HTML5
5 1 (4.76%) Java EE
5 1 (4.76%) JAX-RS
5 1 (4.76%) JSON
5 1 (4.76%) Spring Boot
5 1 (4.76%) WebSockets
5 1 (4.76%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 1 (4.76%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (4.76%) Cloud Native
1 1 (4.76%) Data Structures
1 1 (4.76%) Fintech
Operating Systems
1 9 (42.86%) Windows
2 1 (4.76%) Linux
2 1 (4.76%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 11 (52.38%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (19.05%) Problem-Solving
4 3 (14.29%) Acceptance Criteria
4 3 (14.29%) Code Coverage
4 3 (14.29%) Collaborative Working
4 3 (14.29%) Component Testing
4 3 (14.29%) Continuous Integration
4 3 (14.29%) Microservices
4 3 (14.29%) Scrum
4 3 (14.29%) TDD
4 3 (14.29%) Test Automation
4 3 (14.29%) User Stories
5 2 (9.52%) Computer Science
5 2 (9.52%) DevOps
6 1 (4.76%) API Design
6 1 (4.76%) Coaching
6 1 (4.76%) Dependency Injection
6 1 (4.76%) Mentoring
6 1 (4.76%) Open Source
Programming Languages
1 16 (76.19%) C#
2 8 (38.10%) C++
3 6 (28.57%) JavaScript
4 4 (19.05%) C
4 4 (19.05%) PHP
5 3 (14.29%) Java
6 2 (9.52%) TypeScript
7 1 (4.76%) SQL
7 1 (4.76%) T-SQL
7 1 (4.76%) VB
7 1 (4.76%) VB6
Qualifications
1 2 (9.52%) Degree
2 1 (4.76%) Computer Science Degree
System Software
1 1 (4.76%) Docker
Systems Management
1 1 (4.76%) Puppet
Vendors
1 4 (19.05%) Microsoft
2 1 (4.76%) Oracle
2 1 (4.76%) Zend