Period
to 24 January 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 24 January 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Software Engineering
England > North East
6 months to
24 Jan 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 15 9 14
Rank change year-on-year -6 +5 +36
Permanent jobs citing Software Engineering 92 165 182
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the North East 9.85% 13.01% 13.58%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 10.89% 14.07% 14.46%
Number of salaries quoted 110 70 165
Median annual salary £48,750 £47,500 £47,581
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.63% -0.17% +16.28%
10th Percentile £34,875 £34,750 £33,750
90th Percentile £65,000 £58,381 £69,369
England median annual salary £60,000 £60,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year - +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 845 1,173 1,259
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North East 90.47% 92.51% 93.96%
Number of salaries quoted 699 852 1,013
Median annual salary £45,000 £41,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +8.43% -2.35% +6.25%
10th Percentile £29,400 £25,750 £24,250
90th Percentile £65,000 £61,784 £66,250
England median annual salary £55,000 £55,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year - +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 24 January 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 24 January 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 -5 78 £50,000 +5.26% 21
Durham -3 6 £45,000 +28.57% 6
Northumberland 0 3 £47,500 +5.56%
Software Engineering
England

For the 6 months to 24 January 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 54 (58.70%) Agile Software Development
2 41 (44.57%) SQL
3 37 (40.22%) JavaScript
4 36 (39.13%) C#
5 32 (34.78%) .NET
6 25 (27.17%) MVC
7 24 (26.09%) Linux
7 24 (26.09%) Java
8 23 (25.00%) ASP.NET
8 23 (25.00%) Scrum
9 22 (23.91%) ASP.NET MVC
10 21 (22.83%) DevOps
10 21 (22.83%) Python
10 21 (22.83%) OO
11 20 (21.74%) .NET Core
12 19 (20.65%) NoSQL
12 19 (20.65%) Finance
12 19 (20.65%) AWS
13 18 (19.57%) C++
14 17 (18.48%) T-SQL
14 17 (18.48%) Docker
15 16 (17.39%) Microservices
15 16 (17.39%) Bitbucket
16 15 (16.30%) OOP
16 15 (16.30%) TDD
16 15 (16.30%) Spring
17 14 (15.22%) Azure
17 14 (15.22%) Git (software)
17 14 (15.22%) HTML
18 13 (14.13%) Microsoft

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 13 (14.13%) Confluence
2 4 (4.35%) Elasticsearch
3 3 (3.26%) CMS
4 2 (2.17%) nginx
4 2 (2.17%) WordPress
Applications
1 1 (1.09%) Simulink
Cloud Services
1 19 (20.65%) AWS
2 14 (15.22%) Azure
3 7 (7.61%) SaaS
4 6 (6.52%) GCP
5 4 (4.35%) Cloud Computing
5 4 (4.35%) DigitalOcean
6 3 (3.26%) PaaS
7 2 (2.17%) Amazon CloudWatch
7 2 (2.17%) Amazon EC2
7 2 (2.17%) Amazon ElastiCache
7 2 (2.17%) Amazon ELB
7 2 (2.17%) Amazon S3
7 2 (2.17%) Amazon SQS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.09%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (20.65%) NoSQL
2 7 (7.61%) Redis
3 5 (5.43%) MongoDB
3 5 (5.43%) PostgreSQL
4 4 (4.35%) MySQL
5 3 (3.26%) Relational Database
6 2 (2.17%) Amazon RDS
6 2 (2.17%) Big Data
6 2 (2.17%) BigQuery
6 2 (2.17%) RDBMS
6 2 (2.17%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 16 (17.39%) Bitbucket
2 14 (15.22%) Git (software)
3 13 (14.13%) Jenkins
3 13 (14.13%) JIRA
4 10 (10.87%) JUnit
5 9 (9.78%) Babel
5 9 (9.78%) Maven
5 9 (9.78%) webpack
6 6 (6.52%) Mercurial
6 6 (6.52%) Subversion
7 3 (3.26%) Team Foundation Server
8 1 (1.09%) Calabash
8 1 (1.09%) Cucumber
8 1 (1.09%) JBehave
8 1 (1.09%) JMeter
8 1 (1.09%) Selenium
8 1 (1.09%) SpecFlow
8 1 (1.09%) TeamCity
8 1 (1.09%) Visual Studio Team System
8 1 (1.09%) WebDriver
General
1 19 (20.65%) Finance
2 9 (9.78%) Marketing
3 5 (5.43%) Automotive
4 3 (3.26%) Games
5 2 (2.17%) Advertising
5 2 (2.17%) Electronics
5 2 (2.17%) Law
6 1 (1.09%) Aerospace
6 1 (1.09%) Manufacturing
6 1 (1.09%) Public Sector
Job Titles
1 52 (56.52%) Developer
2 38 (41.30%) Software Engineer
3 22 (23.91%) C# Developer
4 13 (14.13%) Senior Developer
5 9 (9.78%) Software Developer
6 8 (8.70%) Java Engineer
6 8 (8.70%) Java Software Engineer
6 8 (8.70%) React Developer
6 8 (8.70%) Senior Software Engineer
7 7 (7.61%) Java Developer
8 6 (6.52%) Developer/Software Engineer
8 6 (6.52%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
8 6 (6.52%) Python Developer
9 5 (5.43%) C# Software Developer
10 4 (4.35%) .NET Developer
10 4 (4.35%) Associate Director
10 4 (4.35%) Embedded Engineer
10 4 (4.35%) Full Stack Developer
10 4 (4.35%) Senior Java Developer
10 4 (4.35%) Technical Director
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 32 (34.78%) .NET
2 23 (25.00%) ASP.NET
3 22 (23.91%) ASP.NET MVC
4 20 (21.74%) .NET Core
5 15 (16.30%) Spring
6 14 (15.22%) HTML
7 13 (14.13%) Node.js
8 12 (13.04%) REST
9 10 (10.87%) React Native
10 9 (9.78%) CSS
10 9 (9.78%) GraphQL
10 9 (9.78%) React
10 9 (9.78%) RESTful
10 9 (9.78%) Spring Boot
11 7 (7.61%) .NET Framework
11 7 (7.61%) Redux
12 6 (6.52%) Web Services
13 5 (5.43%) AngularJS
13 5 (5.43%) HTML5
14 4 (4.35%) Express
Miscellaneous
1 10 (10.87%) Algorithms
2 8 (8.70%) Analytical Skills
3 6 (6.52%) Data Structures
4 5 (5.43%) Mobile App
4 5 (5.43%) User Experience
5 4 (4.35%) Fat Client
5 4 (4.35%) Thin Client
6 3 (3.26%) Blog
7 2 (2.17%) Anti-Piracy
7 2 (2.17%) Management Information System
7 2 (2.17%) Self-Motivation
7 2 (2.17%) Video\Live Streaming
8 1 (1.09%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 24 (26.09%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 54 (58.70%) Agile Software Development
2 25 (27.17%) MVC
3 23 (25.00%) Scrum
4 21 (22.83%) DevOps
4 21 (22.83%) OO
5 16 (17.39%) Microservices
6 15 (16.30%) OOP
6 15 (16.30%) TDD
7 10 (10.87%) Decision-Making
7 10 (10.87%) Test Automation
8 9 (9.78%) Continuous Improvement
8 9 (9.78%) Continuous Integration
9 7 (7.61%) API Development
10 6 (6.52%) Front End Development
10 6 (6.52%) Information Management
10 6 (6.52%) Mobile Development
10 6 (6.52%) Problem-Solving
10 6 (6.52%) Web Development
11 5 (5.43%) Computer Science
11 5 (5.43%) High Availability
Programming Languages
1 41 (44.57%) SQL
2 37 (40.22%) JavaScript
3 36 (39.13%) C#
4 24 (26.09%) Java
5 21 (22.83%) Python
6 18 (19.57%) C++
7 17 (18.48%) T-SQL
8 7 (7.61%) PHP
9 5 (5.43%) ES6
9 5 (5.43%) TypeScript
10 4 (4.35%) Assembly Language
10 4 (4.35%) C
11 3 (3.26%) Embedded C
11 3 (3.26%) Scala
12 2 (2.17%) Embedded C++
12 2 (2.17%) Lua
13 1 (1.09%) Erlang
13 1 (1.09%) Go
13 1 (1.09%) MATLAB
13 1 (1.09%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 11 (11.96%) Degree
2 1 (1.09%) Computer Science Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (9.78%) QA
2 1 (1.09%) ISO 26262
2 1 (1.09%) MISRA
2 1 (1.09%) MISRA C
System Software
1 17 (18.48%) Docker
2 1 (1.09%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 3 (3.26%) Ansible
2 1 (1.09%) Salt
Vendors
1 13 (14.13%) Microsoft
2 12 (13.04%) Atlassian
3 9 (9.78%) Oracle
4 4 (4.35%) Google
5 3 (3.26%) NVIDIA
6 1 (1.09%) Salesforce.com
6 1 (1.09%) SaltStack