The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the North East 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 3 months to 29 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Software Engineering
England / North East
3 months to
29 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 39 34 36
Rank change year-on-year -5 +2  
Permanent jobs citing Software Engineering 31 48 44
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North East 4.80% 7.29% 6.17%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 5.48% 8.18% 7.11%
Number of salaries quoted 23 32 36
Median salary £41,250 £50,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -17.50% +25.00%  
90% offered a salary of more than £28,250 £30,500 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £67,500 £50,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £43,250 £40,000
% change year-on-year -1.73% +8.12%  

Software Engineering is in the process and methodology skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in the North East with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Process & Methodology Skills
North East
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 566 587 619
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the North East 87.62% 89.21% 86.82%
Number of salaries quoted 517 499 536
Median salary £37,500 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -6.25% +6.66%  
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £61,215 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £43,000
% change year-on-year - +4.65%  

Software Engineering
Job Vacancy Trend in the North East

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the North East citing Software Engineering as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

Job vacancy trend for Software Engineering in the North East

Software Engineering
Salary Trend in the North East

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

Salary trend for Software Engineering in the North East

Software Engineering
Salary Histogram in the North East

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Software Engineering in the North East over the 3 months to 29 March 2017.

Salary histogram for Software Engineering in the North East

Software Engineering
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 Engineering within the North East region over the 3 months to 29 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 -5 18 £42,500 -15.00% 10
Durham -9 9 £35,000 - 2
Northumberland - 1 £42,500 -
Software Engineering
England

For the 6 months to 29 March 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 North East region with a requirement for Software Engineering.

1 39 (46.99%) C#
2 36 (43.37%) Agile Software Development
3 34 (40.96%) Java
4 28 (33.73%) C++
5 27 (32.53%) .NET
6 25 (30.12%) JavaScript
7 23 (27.71%) Degree
8 22 (26.51%) HTML
8 22 (26.51%) Node.js
9 21 (25.30%) Web Development
10 20 (24.10%) C
11 19 (22.89%) Microsoft
11 19 (22.89%) TDD
11 19 (22.89%) Scala
12 18 (21.69%) CSS
13 17 (20.48%) Scrum
14 16 (19.28%) AngularJS
15 15 (18.07%) MVC
15 15 (18.07%) SQL
16 14 (16.87%) HTML5
16 14 (16.87%) jQuery
17 13 (15.66%) Computer Science
17 13 (15.66%) MongoDB
17 13 (15.66%) Hadoop
17 13 (15.66%) Linux
18 12 (14.46%) OO
18 12 (14.46%) PHP
19 11 (13.25%) Electronics
19 11 (13.25%) Mathematics
19 11 (13.25%) Git (software)

Software Engineering
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 8 (9.64%) Apache Pig
1 8 (9.64%) Apache Spark
2 7 (8.43%) WordPress
3 2 (2.41%) OpenStack
4 1 (1.20%) Apache Solr
4 1 (1.20%) Confluence
Applications
1 8 (9.64%) MS Excel
2 6 (7.23%) Adobe Illustrator
2 6 (7.23%) Photoshop
3 2 (2.41%) MS Office
3 2 (2.41%) Spreadsheet
3 2 (2.41%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 5 (6.02%) Visualfiles
2 2 (2.41%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 4 (4.82%) Amazon AWS
1 4 (4.82%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (2.41%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 7 (8.43%) RS-232
1 7 (8.43%) RS-485
2 4 (4.82%) Bluetooth
2 4 (4.82%) Ethernet
3 3 (3.61%) Wireless
4 2 (2.41%) HTTPS
5 1 (1.20%) TCP/IP
5 1 (1.20%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (15.66%) Hadoop
1 13 (15.66%) MongoDB
2 9 (10.84%) NoSQL
3 8 (9.64%) Apache Hive
3 8 (9.64%) SQL Server
4 5 (6.02%) MySQL
5 4 (4.82%) Apache Cassandra
6 2 (2.41%) BusinessObjects
6 2 (2.41%) Crystal Reports
7 1 (1.20%) Amazon Redshift
7 1 (1.20%) Big Data
7 1 (1.20%) Data Mining
7 1 (1.20%) PostgreSQL
7 1 (1.20%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 11 (13.25%) Git (software)
2 5 (6.02%) Subversion
3 2 (2.41%) JIRA
3 2 (2.41%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (1.20%) Gradle
4 1 (1.20%) gulp
4 1 (1.20%) Jenkins
4 1 (1.20%) Maven
4 1 (1.20%) Visual Studio
General
1 11 (13.25%) Electronics
2 6 (7.23%) Advertising
3 5 (6.02%) Law
3 5 (6.02%) Retail
4 3 (3.61%) Games
5 2 (2.41%) Automotive
6 1 (1.20%) Back Office
6 1 (1.20%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 47 (56.63%) Developer
2 38 (45.78%) Software Engineer
3 17 (20.48%) Software Developer
4 14 (16.87%) C++ Software Engineer
5 10 (12.05%) Java Developer
6 8 (9.64%) Senior Developer
7 7 (8.43%) Architect
7 7 (8.43%) C Software Engineer
7 7 (8.43%) C# Software Engineer
7 7 (8.43%) Embedded C Engineer
7 7 (8.43%) Embedded C Software Engineer
7 7 (8.43%) Embedded C/C++ Engineer
7 7 (8.43%) Embedded C/C++ Software Engineer
7 7 (8.43%) Embedded C++ Engineer
7 7 (8.43%) Embedded C++ Software Engineer
7 7 (8.43%) Embedded Engineer
7 7 (8.43%) Embedded Software Engineer
7 7 (8.43%) Lead Software Architect
7 7 (8.43%) Software Architect
7 7 (8.43%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 27 (32.53%) .NET
2 22 (26.51%) HTML
2 22 (26.51%) Node.js
3 18 (21.69%) CSS
4 16 (19.28%) AngularJS
5 14 (16.87%) HTML5
5 14 (16.87%) jQuery
6 10 (12.05%) ASP.NET
6 10 (12.05%) Twitter Bootstrap
7 9 (10.84%) ASP.NET MVC
7 9 (10.84%) Spring
8 8 (9.64%) .NET Framework
9 7 (8.43%) CSS3
10 6 (7.23%) Sass
11 5 (6.02%) Qt
12 4 (4.82%) React
12 4 (4.82%) REST
12 4 (4.82%) Spring MVC
13 2 (2.41%) CodeIgniter
13 2 (2.41%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 13 (15.66%) Computer Science
2 8 (9.64%) Cyber Attack
3 7 (8.43%) Analytical Skills
4 6 (7.23%) User Experience
5 5 (6.02%) Algorithms
5 5 (6.02%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 4 (4.82%) Blog
6 4 (4.82%) Enterprise Software
7 3 (3.61%) Embedded Systems
8 2 (2.41%) Augmented Reality
8 2 (2.41%) HTC Vive
8 2 (2.41%) Mobile App
8 2 (2.41%) Oculus Rift
9 1 (1.20%) Driving Licence
9 1 (1.20%) iPad
9 1 (1.20%) Xbox
Operating Systems
1 13 (15.66%) Linux
2 9 (10.84%) Unix
3 8 (9.64%) Android
3 8 (9.64%) Apple iOS
4 3 (3.61%) Windows
5 1 (1.20%) CentOS
5 1 (1.20%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (1.20%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 36 (43.37%) Agile Software Development
2 21 (25.30%) Web Development
3 19 (22.89%) TDD
4 17 (20.48%) Scrum
5 15 (18.07%) MVC
6 12 (14.46%) OO
7 11 (13.25%) Mathematics
8 10 (12.05%) Open Source
9 9 (10.84%) Microservices
10 8 (9.64%) Cybersecurity
10 8 (9.64%) Ethical Hacking
10 8 (9.64%) Reverse Engineering
11 7 (8.43%) E-Commerce
11 7 (8.43%) Pair Programming
11 7 (8.43%) Stakeholder Management
12 6 (7.23%) BDD
12 6 (7.23%) Front End Development
12 6 (7.23%) Responsive Web Design
12 6 (7.23%) Software Architecture
12 6 (7.23%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 39 (46.99%) C#
2 34 (40.96%) Java
3 28 (33.73%) C++
4 25 (30.12%) JavaScript
5 20 (24.10%) C
6 19 (22.89%) Scala
7 15 (18.07%) SQL
8 12 (14.46%) PHP
9 9 (10.84%) Python
10 7 (8.43%) Embedded C
10 7 (8.43%) Embedded C++
10 7 (8.43%) Perl
11 6 (7.23%) TypeScript
11 6 (7.23%) VB.NET
12 5 (6.02%) VBA
13 4 (4.82%) Clojure
13 4 (4.82%) Objective-C
14 2 (2.41%) Go
14 2 (2.41%) HLSL
15 1 (1.20%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 23 (27.71%) Degree
2 10 (12.05%) Security Cleared
3 8 (9.64%) DV Cleared
3 8 (9.64%) SC Cleared
4 1 (1.20%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (3.61%) ISO 9001
2 1 (1.20%) QA
System Software
1 7 (8.43%) Firmware
Vendors
1 19 (22.89%) Microsoft
2 5 (6.02%) LexisNexis
3 2 (2.41%) Google
3 2 (2.41%) Tableau
4 1 (1.20%) IFS
4 1 (1.20%) Oracle
4 1 (1.20%) Remedy
4 1 (1.20%) Xamarin
4 1 (1.20%) Zend
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