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The median annual salary for a Senior Software Engineer was £53,750 in advertised job vacancies in the North East during the 6 months to 25 June 2022.

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

Senior Software Engineer
England > North East
6 months to
25 Jun 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 114 85 77
Rank change year-on-year -29 -8 +19
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Software Engineer 8 10 13
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the North East 0.49% 0.87% 1.39%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.52% 0.94% 1.42%
Number of salaries quoted 6 8 9
10th Percentile £43,625 £49,550 -
25th Percentile £45,625 £51,500 £32,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £53,750 £58,750 £35,000
Median % change year-on-year -8.51% +67.86% -22.22%
75th Percentile £60,313 £63,125 £37,500
90th Percentile £61,875 £65,000 £41,000
England median annual salary £70,000 £65,000 £60,000
% change year-on-year +7.69% +8.33% -

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the North East. 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
North East
Permanent vacancies in the North East with a recognized job title 1,539 1,069 913
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 93.90% 93.20% 97.86%
Number of salaries quoted 1,055 829 706
10th Percentile £22,500 £27,000 £23,375
25th Percentile £32,500 £32,500 £31,250
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £42,500 £45,000 £40,000
Median % change year-on-year -5.56% +12.50% -
75th Percentile £58,750 £56,500 £50,000
90th Percentile £80,000 £65,000 £60,000
England median annual salary £60,000 £55,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year +9.09% - +5.77%

Senior Software Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in the North East

Job postings that featured Senior Software Engineer in the job title as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in the North East.

Job vacancy trend for Senior Software Engineer in the North East

Senior Software Engineer
Salary Trend in the North East

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing Senior Software Engineer in the North East.

Salary trend for Senior Software Engineer in the North East

Senior Software Engineer
Salary Histogram in the North East

Salary distribution for jobs citing Senior Software Engineer in the North East over the 6 months to 25 June 2022.

Salary histogram for Senior Software Engineer in the North East

Senior Software Engineer
Job Locations in the North East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Senior Software Engineer within the North East region over the 6 months to 25 June 2022. 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
Jobs
Tyne and Wear -11 6 £55,000 -4.35% 2
Northumberland -7 1 £52,500 -
Durham -22 1 - - 1
Senior Software Engineer
England

Senior Software Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in the North East

For the 6 months to 25 June 2022, Senior Software Engineer job roles required the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the North East region featuring Senior Software Engineer in the job title.

1 8 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 6 (75.00%) Agile
3 4 (50.00%) Java
3 4 (50.00%) C
3 4 (50.00%) C++
4 3 (37.50%) C#
4 3 (37.50%) JavaScript
4 3 (37.50%) Scrum
5 2 (25.00%) Electronics
5 2 (25.00%) .NET
5 2 (25.00%) OO
5 2 (25.00%) Python
5 2 (25.00%) Azure
5 2 (25.00%) AWS
5 2 (25.00%) Unit Testing
5 2 (25.00%) Web Development
5 2 (25.00%) Mentoring
5 2 (25.00%) React
5 2 (25.00%) ES6
5 2 (25.00%) .NET Core
5 2 (25.00%) Ruby
5 2 (25.00%) Google
5 2 (25.00%) CI/CD
6 1 (12.50%) Cross-Platform Development
6 1 (12.50%) Lambda Expressions
6 1 (12.50%) Ruby on Rails
6 1 (12.50%) Greenfield Project
6 1 (12.50%) Renewable Energy
6 1 (12.50%) Data Science
6 1 (12.50%) Problem-Solving

Senior Software Engineer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in the North East 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 1 (12.50%) Confluence
Applications
1 1 (12.50%) Simulink
Cloud Services
1 2 (25.00%) AWS
1 2 (25.00%) Azure
2 1 (12.50%) GitHub
2 1 (12.50%) GitHub Actions
Communications & Networking
1 1 (12.50%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (12.50%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 1 (12.50%) Git (software)
1 1 (12.50%) GitLab
1 1 (12.50%) GoogleTest
1 1 (12.50%) Jenkins
1 1 (12.50%) JIRA
1 1 (12.50%) SonarQube
General
1 2 (25.00%) Electronics
2 1 (12.50%) Aerospace
2 1 (12.50%) Finance
2 1 (12.50%) Public Sector
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (25.00%) .NET
1 2 (25.00%) .NET Core
1 2 (25.00%) React
2 1 (12.50%) AngularJS
2 1 (12.50%) CSS
2 1 (12.50%) Django
2 1 (12.50%) HTML
2 1 (12.50%) jQuery
2 1 (12.50%) Lambda Expressions
2 1 (12.50%) Node.js
2 1 (12.50%) OAuth
2 1 (12.50%) OAuth2
2 1 (12.50%) OpenID
2 1 (12.50%) Ruby on Rails
2 1 (12.50%) Sinatra
2 1 (12.50%) Spring
2 1 (12.50%) Twitter Bootstrap
2 1 (12.50%) Velocity
Miscellaneous
1 1 (12.50%) Enterprise Software
1 1 (12.50%) Greenfield Project
1 1 (12.50%) Hybrid Cloud
1 1 (12.50%) Mobile App
1 1 (12.50%) NHS
1 1 (12.50%) Renewable Energy
1 1 (12.50%) STB
1 1 (12.50%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 1 (12.50%) Android
1 1 (12.50%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 6 (75.00%) Agile
3 3 (37.50%) Scrum
4 2 (25.00%) CI/CD
4 2 (25.00%) Mentoring
4 2 (25.00%) OO
4 2 (25.00%) Unit Testing
4 2 (25.00%) Web Development
5 1 (12.50%) Application Security
5 1 (12.50%) Clean Code
5 1 (12.50%) Coaching
5 1 (12.50%) Continuous Delivery
5 1 (12.50%) Cross-Platform Development
5 1 (12.50%) Data Science
5 1 (12.50%) Full Stack Development
5 1 (12.50%) Microservices
5 1 (12.50%) OOD
5 1 (12.50%) Problem-Solving
5 1 (12.50%) Secure Coding
5 1 (12.50%) SOLID
Programming Languages
1 4 (50.00%) C
1 4 (50.00%) C++
1 4 (50.00%) Java
2 3 (37.50%) C#
2 3 (37.50%) JavaScript
3 2 (25.00%) ES6
3 2 (25.00%) Python
3 2 (25.00%) Ruby
4 1 (12.50%) Embedded C
4 1 (12.50%) PHP
4 1 (12.50%) Scala
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (12.50%) DO-178B
System Software
1 1 (12.50%) Firmware
Vendors
1 2 (25.00%) Google
2 1 (12.50%) Facebook