The median annual salary for a Software Engineer was £40,000 in advertised job vacancies in the North East during the 3 months to 25 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
25 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Software Engineer
England / North East
Rank 55 63 49
Rank change year-on-year +8 -14  
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Engineer 18 15 33
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North East 2.82% 2.32% 4.63%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.95% 2.40% 4.78%
Number of salaries quoted 16 8 25
Median salary £40,000 £40,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +14.28%  
90% offered a salary of more than £28,250 £32,000 £26,250
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £53,500 £50,000
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 the North East. 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
North East
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 610 626 691
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the North East 95.46% 96.75% 96.91%
Number of salaries quoted 559 532 583
Median salary £35,000 £36,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -2.77% -4.00%  
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £23,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £59,000 £52,500
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 the North East

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

Job vacancy trend for Software Engineer in the North East

Software Engineer
Salary Trend in the North East

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

Salary trend for Software Engineer in the North East

Software Engineer
Salary Histogram in the North East

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Software Engineer in the North East over the 3 months to 25 March 2017.

Salary histogram for Software Engineer in the North East

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 Software Engineer within the North East region over the 3 months to 25 March 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Tyne and Wear +11 10 £40,000 - 2
Durham -4 3 £35,000 - 2
Software Engineer
England

Software Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North East

For the 6 months to 25 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 North East region featuring Software Engineer in the job title.

1 41 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 26 (63.41%) C++
3 24 (58.54%) C#
4 22 (53.66%) Java
5 21 (51.22%) C
6 13 (31.71%) TDD
7 10 (24.39%) Degree
7 10 (24.39%) Git (software)
7 10 (24.39%) Scala
8 9 (21.95%) Security Cleared
8 9 (21.95%) MongoDB
8 9 (21.95%) Mathematics
8 9 (21.95%) Agile Software Development
8 9 (21.95%) Python
9 8 (19.51%) OO
9 8 (19.51%) Embedded C
9 8 (19.51%) Embedded C++
9 8 (19.51%) Firmware
9 8 (19.51%) Apache Hive
9 8 (19.51%) Apache Pig
9 8 (19.51%) Cybersecurity
9 8 (19.51%) Apache Spark
9 8 (19.51%) Cyber Attack
9 8 (19.51%) RS-232
9 8 (19.51%) RS-485
9 8 (19.51%) SC Cleared
9 8 (19.51%) DV Cleared
9 8 (19.51%) Hadoop
9 8 (19.51%) Reverse Engineering
9 8 (19.51%) Ethical Hacking

Software Engineer Skill Set
Top Related 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 8 (19.51%) Apache Pig
1 8 (19.51%) Apache Spark
2 1 (2.44%) BizTalk Server
2 1 (2.44%) OpenStack
Applications
1 6 (14.63%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 3 (7.32%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (4.88%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (2.44%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 8 (19.51%) RS-232
1 8 (19.51%) RS-485
2 5 (12.20%) Bluetooth
2 5 (12.20%) Ethernet
3 3 (7.32%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (21.95%) MongoDB
2 8 (19.51%) Apache Hive
2 8 (19.51%) Hadoop
3 1 (2.44%) MySQL
3 1 (2.44%) NoSQL
3 1 (2.44%) PostgreSQL
3 1 (2.44%) SQL Server
3 1 (2.44%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 10 (24.39%) Git (software)
2 5 (12.20%) Subversion
3 1 (2.44%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 6 (14.63%) Advertising
2 4 (9.76%) Electronics
3 1 (2.44%) Games
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (14.63%) Node.js
2 5 (12.20%) Qt
3 3 (7.32%) .NET
4 2 (4.88%) .NET Framework
4 2 (4.88%) ASP.NET
4 2 (4.88%) ASP.NET MVC
5 1 (2.44%) .NET Core
5 1 (2.44%) AngularJS
5 1 (2.44%) CSS
5 1 (2.44%) Entity Framework
5 1 (2.44%) HTML
5 1 (2.44%) HTML5
5 1 (2.44%) KnockoutJS
5 1 (2.44%) Unity (Game Engine)
5 1 (2.44%) WCF
5 1 (2.44%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 8 (19.51%) Cyber Attack
2 4 (9.76%) Computer Science
3 3 (7.32%) Algorithms
3 3 (7.32%) Embedded Systems
4 1 (2.44%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (2.44%) iPad
4 1 (2.44%) Xbox
Operating Systems
1 6 (14.63%) Linux
1 6 (14.63%) Unix
2 5 (12.20%) Android
2 5 (12.20%) Apple iOS
3 1 (2.44%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 41 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 13 (31.71%) TDD
3 9 (21.95%) Agile Software Development
3 9 (21.95%) Mathematics
4 8 (19.51%) Cybersecurity
4 8 (19.51%) Ethical Hacking
4 8 (19.51%) OO
4 8 (19.51%) Reverse Engineering
5 7 (17.07%) Pair Programming
6 6 (14.63%) Software Architecture
6 6 (14.63%) Web Development
7 5 (12.20%) Embedded Software Development
7 5 (12.20%) Line Management
7 5 (12.20%) UML
8 4 (9.76%) BDD
8 4 (9.76%) Front End Development
8 4 (9.76%) Physics
8 4 (9.76%) Scrum
9 2 (4.88%) MVC
9 2 (4.88%) OOP
Programming Languages
1 26 (63.41%) C++
2 24 (58.54%) C#
3 22 (53.66%) Java
4 21 (51.22%) C
5 10 (24.39%) Scala
6 9 (21.95%) Python
7 8 (19.51%) Embedded C
7 8 (19.51%) Embedded C++
8 6 (14.63%) Perl
9 5 (12.20%) Objective-C
10 4 (9.76%) PHP
10 4 (9.76%) SQL
11 1 (2.44%) Bash Shell
11 1 (2.44%) F#
11 1 (2.44%) Go
11 1 (2.44%) JavaScript
11 1 (2.44%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 10 (24.39%) Degree
2 9 (21.95%) Security Cleared
3 8 (19.51%) DV Cleared
3 8 (19.51%) SC Cleared
4 1 (2.44%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (7.32%) ISO 9001
2 1 (2.44%) QA
System Software
1 8 (19.51%) Firmware
Vendors
1 7 (17.07%) Microsoft
2 1 (2.44%) Google
2 1 (2.44%) Oracle
2 1 (2.44%) Xamarin
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