The median annual salary for a Software Engineer was £35,000 in advertised job vacancies in Durham during the 3 months to 24 March 2017.

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

3 months to
24 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Software Engineer
North East / Durham
Rank 27 22 16
Rank change year-on-year -5 -6  
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Engineer 2 7 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Durham 1.47% 6.19% 4.21%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.55% 6.19% 4.65%
Number of salaries quoted 2 0 0
Median salary £35,000 - -
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year - +6.25%  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in permanent job vacancies advertised in Durham. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such, the figures in the first row provide an indication of the number of permanent jobs in our overall sample.

IT Job Roles
Durham
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 129 113 86
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Durham 94.85% 100.00% 90.53%
Number of salaries quoted 118 81 68
Median salary £37,500 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -6.25% -  
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £24,000 £29,600
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £63,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,000 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +1.20% +3.75%  

Software Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in Durham

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Durham that featured Software Engineer in the job title.

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 Skill Set
Top 29 Related IT Skills in Durham

For the 6 months to 24 March 2017, Software Engineer job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Durham region featuring Software Engineer in the job title.

1 7 (100.00%) C++
1 7 (100.00%) C
1 7 (100.00%) Embedded C
1 7 (100.00%) Embedded C++
1 7 (100.00%) Firmware
1 7 (100.00%) Software Engineering
1 7 (100.00%) RS-232
1 7 (100.00%) RS-485
2 5 (71.43%) Subversion
2 5 (71.43%) Android
2 5 (71.43%) Git (software)
2 5 (71.43%) Qt
2 5 (71.43%) Apple iOS
2 5 (71.43%) C#
2 5 (71.43%) Ethernet
2 5 (71.43%) Microsoft
2 5 (71.43%) Java
2 5 (71.43%) Unix
2 5 (71.43%) Linux
2 5 (71.43%) UML
2 5 (71.43%) OO
2 5 (71.43%) MS Excel
2 5 (71.43%) Bluetooth
2 5 (71.43%) Embedded Software Development
2 5 (71.43%) Objective-C
3 2 (28.57%) Algorithms
3 2 (28.57%) ISO 9001
3 2 (28.57%) Wireless
3 2 (28.57%) Embedded Systems

Software Engineer Skill Set
Top Related 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:

Applications
1 5 (71.43%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 7 (100.00%) RS-232
1 7 (100.00%) RS-485
2 5 (71.43%) Bluetooth
2 5 (71.43%) Ethernet
3 2 (28.57%) Wireless
Development Applications
1 5 (71.43%) Git (software)
1 5 (71.43%) Subversion
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (71.43%) Qt
Miscellaneous
1 2 (28.57%) Algorithms
1 2 (28.57%) Embedded Systems
Operating Systems
1 5 (71.43%) Android
1 5 (71.43%) Apple iOS
1 5 (71.43%) Linux
1 5 (71.43%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 5 (71.43%) Embedded Software Development
2 5 (71.43%) OO
2 5 (71.43%) UML
Programming Languages
1 7 (100.00%) C
1 7 (100.00%) C++
1 7 (100.00%) Embedded C
1 7 (100.00%) Embedded C++
2 5 (71.43%) C#
2 5 (71.43%) Java
2 5 (71.43%) Objective-C
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (28.57%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 7 (100.00%) Firmware
Vendors
1 5 (71.43%) Microsoft
Stockton-On-Tees, Cleveland
Total Recruitment Specialists Limited / TRG / Total recruitment group
Salary: £40000 - £45000 Per Annum + benfits
Posted: Yesterday
Durham, County Durham
Saxon Recruitment Solutions
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago