Period
to 24 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Durham with a requirement for Software Engineering skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Software Engineering over the 6 months to 24 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Software Engineering
North East > Durham
6 months to
24 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 38 18 42
Rank change year-on-year -20 +24 -5
Permanent jobs citing Software Engineering 20 28 23
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Durham 5.76% 10.53% 5.56%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 6.23% 11.62% 6.13%
Number of salaries quoted 18 28 21
Durham median annual salary £35,000 £31,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +11.11% -25.88% +21.43%
10th Percentile £21,250 £26,775 £30,500
90th Percentile £47,425 £35,000 £48,750
North East median annual salary £40,000 £35,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +14.29% -12.50% +25.00%

Software Engineering is in the Processes and Methodologies category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in Durham with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Durham
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 321 241 375
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Durham 92.51% 90.60% 90.58%
Number of salaries quoted 273 217 319
Durham median annual salary £38,500 £35,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +10.00% -17.65% +21.43%
10th Percentile £25,000 £25,000 £28,150
90th Percentile £55,000 £55,000 £58,750
North East median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

Software Engineering
Job Vacancy Trend in Durham

Job postings citing Software Engineering as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Durham.

Job vacancy trend for Software Engineering in Durham

Software Engineering
Salary Trend in Durham

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

Salary trend for Software Engineering in Durham

Software Engineering
Salary Histogram in Durham

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Software Engineering in Durham over the 6 months to 24 November 2017.

Salary histogram for Software Engineering in Durham

Software Engineering
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 Engineering within the Durham region over the 6 months to 24 November 2017. 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 -3 2 £38,750 +38.39%
Darlington - 2 £54,000 -
Software Engineering
North East

For the 6 months to 24 November 2017, IT jobs citing Software Engineering also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Durham region with a requirement for Software Engineering.

1 17 (85.00%) C++
2 11 (55.00%) Agile Software Development
3 8 (40.00%) Java
3 8 (40.00%) Algorithms
4 6 (30.00%) Computer Science
4 6 (30.00%) Windows
4 6 (30.00%) SDLC
5 5 (25.00%) Mathematics
5 5 (25.00%) Linux
5 5 (25.00%) C#
6 4 (20.00%) C
6 4 (20.00%) OO
6 4 (20.00%) Embedded C
6 4 (20.00%) Embedded C++
6 4 (20.00%) ISO 9001
6 4 (20.00%) Firmware
6 4 (20.00%) JavaScript
6 4 (20.00%) .NET
6 4 (20.00%) Software Testing
6 4 (20.00%) Wireless
6 4 (20.00%) Physics
6 4 (20.00%) Embedded Systems
6 4 (20.00%) RS-232
6 4 (20.00%) RS-485
7 3 (15.00%) AngularJS
7 3 (15.00%) Mentoring
7 3 (15.00%) Coaching
7 3 (15.00%) Continuous Integration
7 3 (15.00%) Test Automation
7 3 (15.00%) MATLAB

Software Engineering
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:

Cloud Services
1 1 (5.00%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 4 (20.00%) RS-232
1 4 (20.00%) RS-485
1 4 (20.00%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (5.00%) SQL Server
1 1 (5.00%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 2 (10.00%) Jenkins
1 2 (10.00%) Selenium
2 1 (5.00%) Git (software)
2 1 (5.00%) GoogleTest
General
1 2 (10.00%) Telecoms
2 1 (5.00%) Advertising
2 1 (5.00%) Games
Job Titles
1 11 (55.00%) Software Engineer
2 7 (35.00%) C++ Software Engineer
3 4 (20.00%) Analyst
3 4 (20.00%) C Software Engineer
3 4 (20.00%) C/C++ Embedded Software Engineer
3 4 (20.00%) C/C++ Software Engineer
3 4 (20.00%) Embedded C Engineer
3 4 (20.00%) Embedded C Software Engineer
3 4 (20.00%) Embedded C/C++ Engineer
3 4 (20.00%) Embedded C/C++ Software Engineer
3 4 (20.00%) Embedded C++ Engineer
3 4 (20.00%) Embedded C++ Software Engineer
3 4 (20.00%) Embedded Engineer
3 4 (20.00%) Embedded Software Engineer
3 4 (20.00%) Graduate
3 4 (20.00%) Graduate Analyst
3 4 (20.00%) Graduate Software Analyst
3 4 (20.00%) Software Analyst
4 2 (10.00%) Algorithm Engineer
4 2 (10.00%) Principal Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (20.00%) .NET
2 3 (15.00%) AngularJS
2 3 (15.00%) Java EE
2 3 (15.00%) Web Services
3 2 (10.00%) .NET Framework
3 2 (10.00%) Symfony
3 2 (10.00%) WebSockets
4 1 (5.00%) ADO.NET
4 1 (5.00%) ASP.NET
4 1 (5.00%) JavaFX
4 1 (5.00%) jQuery
4 1 (5.00%) MFC
4 1 (5.00%) OpenGL
4 1 (5.00%) Qt
4 1 (5.00%) SOAP
4 1 (5.00%) Spring
4 1 (5.00%) Swing
4 1 (5.00%) XML
4 1 (5.00%) XSD
4 1 (5.00%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 8 (40.00%) Algorithms
2 6 (30.00%) Computer Science
3 4 (20.00%) Embedded Systems
Operating Systems
1 6 (30.00%) Windows
2 5 (25.00%) Linux
3 1 (5.00%) OpenVMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (55.00%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (30.00%) SDLC
3 5 (25.00%) Mathematics
4 4 (20.00%) OO
4 4 (20.00%) Physics
4 4 (20.00%) Software Testing
5 3 (15.00%) Coaching
5 3 (15.00%) Continuous Integration
5 3 (15.00%) Mentoring
5 3 (15.00%) Scrum
5 3 (15.00%) Test Automation
6 2 (10.00%) Configuration Management
6 2 (10.00%) Multithreading
6 2 (10.00%) OOD
6 2 (10.00%) OOP
6 2 (10.00%) TDD
6 2 (10.00%) UML
6 2 (10.00%) Waterfall
7 1 (5.00%) SOA
7 1 (5.00%) Statistics
Programming Languages
1 17 (85.00%) C++
2 8 (40.00%) Java
3 5 (25.00%) C#
4 4 (20.00%) C
4 4 (20.00%) Embedded C
4 4 (20.00%) Embedded C++
4 4 (20.00%) JavaScript
5 3 (15.00%) MATLAB
5 3 (15.00%) PHP
6 1 (5.00%) Pascal
6 1 (5.00%) T-SQL
6 1 (5.00%) XPath
6 1 (5.00%) XQuery
Qualifications
1 3 (15.00%) Degree
2 2 (10.00%) PhD
3 1 (5.00%) SC Cleared
3 1 (5.00%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (20.00%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 4 (20.00%) Firmware
2 2 (10.00%) Docker
Vendors
1 2 (10.00%) Microsoft
1 2 (10.00%) Zend