Period
to 26 July 2021

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 6 months to 26 July 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Software Engineering
England > North East
6 months to
26 Jul 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 10 9 23
Rank change year-on-year -1 +14 -1
Permanent jobs citing Software Engineering 167 108 116
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the North East 14.32% 13.38% 9.34%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 15.58% 14.67% 10.06%
Number of salaries quoted 153 81 81
10th Percentile £31,250 £32,500 £32,500
25th Percentile £37,000 £36,250 £36,250
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £50,000 £45,000 £45,000
Median % change year-on-year +11.11% - -
75th Percentile £57,500 £52,500 £57,688
90th Percentile £65,000 £53,750 £63,750
England median annual salary £65,000 £60,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year +8.33% +9.09% +4.76%

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 the North East with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
North East
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 1,072 736 1,153
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North East 91.94% 91.20% 92.83%
Number of salaries quoted 810 602 863
10th Percentile £27,450 £25,525 £25,300
25th Percentile £32,750 £32,500 £31,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
Median % change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% -
75th Percentile £57,313 £52,500 £52,500
90th Percentile £65,000 £62,500 £62,250
England median annual salary £57,500 £55,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year +4.55% +4.76% +5.00%

Software Engineering
Job Vacancy Trend in the North East

Job postings citing Software Engineering as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in the North East.

Job vacancy trend for Software Engineering in the North East

Software Engineering
Salary Trend in the North East

3-month moving average salary quoted in 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

Salary distribution for jobs citing Software Engineering in the North East over the 6 months to 26 July 2021.

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 6 months to 26 July 2021. 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
Tyne and Wear -2 158 £50,000 +11.11% 40
Durham +5 5 £40,750 +16.43% 7
Cleveland - 2 £30,500 -
Northumberland - 1 £39,000 - 1
Software Engineering
England

For the 6 months to 26 July 2021, IT jobs citing Software Engineering also mentioned 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 with a requirement for Software Engineering.

1 134 (80.24%) Agile Software Development
2 122 (73.05%) SQL
2 122 (73.05%) AWS
3 81 (48.50%) Java
4 75 (44.91%) Jenkins
4 75 (44.91%) DevOps
5 73 (43.71%) Linux
6 70 (41.92%) Spring
7 69 (41.32%) OO
8 68 (40.72%) NoSQL
9 67 (40.12%) C#
9 67 (40.12%) Azure
10 64 (38.32%) Maven
10 64 (38.32%) .NET
10 64 (38.32%) Oracle
10 64 (38.32%) OOP
10 64 (38.32%) Microservices
10 64 (38.32%) Spring Boot
11 62 (37.13%) JUnit
11 62 (37.13%) RESTful
12 49 (29.34%) Docker
13 47 (28.14%) Finance
14 46 (27.54%) .NET Core
15 45 (26.95%) T-SQL
16 44 (26.35%) API Development
17 42 (25.15%) Microsoft
18 34 (20.36%) Web Services
19 28 (16.77%) Infrastructure as Code
19 28 (16.77%) Legacy Systems
20 27 (16.17%) Kubernetes

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 5 (2.99%) IIS
2 2 (1.20%) Tomcat
Business Applications
1 1 (0.60%) Sentinel
Cloud Services
1 122 (73.05%) AWS
2 67 (40.12%) Azure
3 7 (4.19%) SaaS
4 5 (2.99%) Serverless
5 4 (2.40%) AWS CodePipeline
5 4 (2.40%) GitHub
5 4 (2.40%) OpenShift
6 3 (1.80%) AWS Lambda
7 2 (1.20%) GCP
7 2 (1.20%) SonarCloud
8 1 (0.60%) Azure Pipelines
8 1 (0.60%) Heroku
8 1 (0.60%) NuGet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 68 (40.72%) NoSQL
2 8 (4.79%) SQL Server
3 6 (3.59%) PostgreSQL
4 4 (2.40%) MySQL
5 3 (1.80%) Amazon DynamoDB
5 3 (1.80%) Amazon RDS
6 2 (1.20%) MongoDB
6 2 (1.20%) Oracle Database
7 1 (0.60%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 75 (44.91%) Jenkins
2 64 (38.32%) Maven
3 62 (37.13%) JUnit
4 15 (8.98%) Git (software)
5 8 (4.79%) JIRA
6 5 (2.99%) GitLab
6 5 (2.99%) TeamCity
7 4 (2.40%) Subversion
8 3 (1.80%) Cypress.io
8 3 (1.80%) Postman
8 3 (1.80%) Travis CI
9 2 (1.20%) Gradle
9 2 (1.20%) Visual Studio Team System
10 1 (0.60%) Chocolatey
10 1 (0.60%) Cucumber
10 1 (0.60%) Protractor
10 1 (0.60%) Selenium
10 1 (0.60%) Team Foundation Server
10 1 (0.60%) Visual Studio
10 1 (0.60%) WebDriver
General
1 47 (28.14%) Finance
2 6 (3.59%) Analytical Skills
3 5 (2.99%) Games
4 4 (2.40%) Manufacturing
4 4 (2.40%) Retail
4 4 (2.40%) Social Skills
5 3 (1.80%) Electronics
6 1 (0.60%) Documentation Skills
6 1 (0.60%) Thai Language
Job Titles
1 88 (52.69%) Developer
2 62 (37.13%) Software Engineer
3 48 (28.74%) C# Developer
4 37 (22.16%) Java Engineer
4 37 (22.16%) Java Software Engineer
5 28 (16.77%) Java Developer
5 28 (16.77%) Senior Developer
6 26 (15.57%) Senior Java Developer
7 10 (5.99%) DevOps Engineer
7 10 (5.99%) Scala Engineer
7 10 (5.99%) Scala Software Engineer
8 7 (4.19%) Java Scala Software Engineer
8 7 (4.19%) Senior Software Engineer
8 7 (4.19%) Software Developer
9 5 (2.99%) React Developer
10 4 (2.40%) .NET Developer
10 4 (2.40%) Graduate
10 4 (2.40%) Graduate Software Engineer
11 3 (1.80%) C# Software Developer
11 3 (1.80%) SaaS Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 70 (41.92%) Spring
2 64 (38.32%) .NET
2 64 (38.32%) Spring Boot
3 62 (37.13%) RESTful
4 46 (27.54%) .NET Core
5 34 (20.36%) Web Services
6 8 (4.79%) Node.js
6 8 (4.79%) React
7 6 (3.59%) ASP.NET
8 5 (2.99%) HTML
9 4 (2.40%) AngularJS
9 4 (2.40%) CSS
9 4 (2.40%) Hibernate
10 3 (1.80%) .NET Framework
10 3 (1.80%) GraphQL
10 3 (1.80%) Jest
10 3 (1.80%) Redux
10 3 (1.80%) TypeORM
11 2 (1.20%) NgRx
11 2 (1.20%) Spring Batch
Miscellaneous
1 28 (16.77%) Legacy Systems
2 4 (2.40%) Digital Signage
2 4 (2.40%) Management Information System
2 4 (2.40%) Video\Live Streaming
3 2 (1.20%) Fat Client
3 2 (1.20%) Greenfield Project
3 2 (1.20%) Mobile App
3 2 (1.20%) Self-Motivation
3 2 (1.20%) Thin Client
4 1 (0.60%) e-Learning
4 1 (0.60%) HoloLens
4 1 (0.60%) Oculus Rift
4 1 (0.60%) Renewable Energy
4 1 (0.60%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 73 (43.71%) Linux
2 6 (3.59%) Windows
3 2 (1.20%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (0.60%) Debian
4 1 (0.60%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 134 (80.24%) Agile Software Development
2 75 (44.91%) DevOps
3 69 (41.32%) OO
4 64 (38.32%) Microservices
4 64 (38.32%) OOP
5 44 (26.35%) API Development
6 28 (16.77%) Infrastructure as Code
7 26 (15.57%) Mentoring
8 23 (13.77%) Fintech
9 19 (11.38%) Computer Science
10 12 (7.19%) Project Management
11 11 (6.59%) Continuous Improvement
12 10 (5.99%) Test Automation
13 7 (4.19%) Clean Code
13 7 (4.19%) SDLC
13 7 (4.19%) Web Application Development
14 6 (3.59%) Scrum
14 6 (3.59%) Software Delivery
15 5 (2.99%) Mathematics
15 5 (2.99%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 122 (73.05%) SQL
2 81 (48.50%) Java
3 67 (40.12%) C#
4 45 (26.95%) T-SQL
5 24 (14.37%) JavaScript
6 14 (8.38%) C++
7 10 (5.99%) C
7 10 (5.99%) Scala
7 10 (5.99%) TypeScript
8 8 (4.79%) Python
9 5 (2.99%) PowerShell
10 4 (2.40%) Go
11 2 (1.20%) Assembly Language
11 2 (1.20%) PHP
11 2 (1.20%) VB
12 1 (0.60%) Bash Shell
12 1 (0.60%) Objective-C
12 1 (0.60%) Ruby
12 1 (0.60%) Rust
Qualifications
1 21 (12.57%) Degree
2 8 (4.79%) Computer Science Degree
3 7 (4.19%) SC Cleared
3 7 (4.19%) Security Cleared
4 1 (0.60%) BPSS Clearance
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (1.20%) QA
System Software
1 49 (29.34%) Docker
2 1 (0.60%) LXC
Systems Management
1 27 (16.17%) Kubernetes
2 8 (4.79%) Terraform
3 4 (2.40%) Packer
4 2 (1.20%) Puppet
5 1 (0.60%) Ansible
5 1 (0.60%) HP Fortify
5 1 (0.60%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 64 (38.32%) Oracle
2 42 (25.15%) Microsoft
3 4 (2.40%) New Relic
4 3 (1.80%) Netlify
5 2 (1.20%) Red Hat
6 1 (0.60%) OutSystems
6 1 (0.60%) Veracode