Period
to 22 July 2018

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 22 July 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Software Engineering
England > North East
6 months to
22 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 20 39 30
Rank change year-on-year +19 -9 +4
Permanent jobs citing Software Engineering 176 78 117
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North East 10.64% 6.41% 7.64%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 11.65% 7.01% 8.76%
Number of salaries quoted 129 71 86
North East median annual salary £47,500 £42,500 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +11.76% +21.43% -12.50%
10th Percentile £32,500 £32,500 £22,813
90th Percentile £64,500 £50,000 £73,750
England median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +5.00% - +11.11%

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 1,511 1,112 1,336
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North East 91.35% 91.45% 87.21%
Number of salaries quoted 1,240 979 1,162
North East median annual salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,903
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.67% -1.06% -0.26%
10th Percentile £22,750 £22,750 £23,500
90th Percentile £61,250 £55,000 £63,400
England median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £50,000

Software Engineering
Job Vacancy Trend in the North East

Job postings citing Software Engineering as a percentage 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

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 6 months to 22 July 2018.

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 22 July 2018. 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 +22 156 £47,500 +11.76% 20
Durham -1 18 £40,000 +14.29% 8
Northumberland +5 1 £50,000 +17.65% 4
Software Engineering
England

For the 6 months to 22 July 2018, 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.

1 100 (56.82%) C#
2 95 (53.98%) Agile Software Development
3 87 (49.43%) .NET
4 86 (48.86%) SQL
5 81 (46.02%) Microsoft
6 74 (42.05%) HTML
7 64 (36.36%) Java
8 63 (35.80%) MVC
9 59 (33.52%) HTML5
10 56 (31.82%) ASP.NET
11 48 (27.27%) JavaScript
11 48 (27.27%) AngularJS
12 47 (26.70%) Amazon AWS
12 47 (26.70%) ASP.NET MVC
13 45 (25.57%) Microsoft Azure
13 45 (25.57%) React
14 41 (23.30%) Degree
15 39 (22.16%) OO
16 37 (21.02%) Unit Testing
17 36 (20.45%) C++
18 34 (19.32%) TDD
18 34 (19.32%) Xamarin
19 33 (18.75%) Advertising
19 33 (18.75%) .NET Framework
20 32 (18.18%) Git (software)
20 32 (18.18%) .NET Core
21 31 (17.61%) SDLC
21 31 (17.61%) SQL Server
22 29 (16.48%) CSS
23 28 (15.91%) Angular 2

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 7 (3.98%) Apache
2 5 (2.84%) JBoss
3 4 (2.27%) Confluence
4 3 (1.70%) Tomcat
5 2 (1.14%) Apache Spark
5 2 (1.14%) WebLogic
5 2 (1.14%) Wowza Streaming Engine
6 1 (0.57%) BizTalk Server
6 1 (0.57%) CMS
6 1 (0.57%) Drupal
6 1 (0.57%) IIS
6 1 (0.57%) MS Exchange
6 1 (0.57%) SharePoint
6 1 (0.57%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 2 (1.14%) Spreadsheet
2 1 (0.57%) Microsoft Excel
Cloud Services
1 47 (26.70%) Amazon AWS
2 45 (25.57%) Microsoft Azure
3 24 (13.64%) SaaS
4 6 (3.41%) PaaS
5 4 (2.27%) GitHub
5 4 (2.27%) Trello
6 3 (1.70%) IaaS
7 2 (1.14%) NuGet
8 1 (0.57%) Heroku
8 1 (0.57%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 6 (3.41%) SSL
2 5 (2.84%) Ethernet
2 5 (2.84%) HTTP
3 3 (1.70%) FlexRay
4 2 (1.14%) Bluetooth
4 2 (1.14%) SMS
5 1 (0.57%) Firewall
5 1 (0.57%) RS-232
5 1 (0.57%) RS-485
5 1 (0.57%) TCP/IP
5 1 (0.57%) Wireless
5 1 (0.57%) ZigBee
Database & Business Intelligence
1 31 (17.61%) SQL Server
2 25 (14.20%) NoSQL
3 10 (5.68%) Relational Database
4 7 (3.98%) Big Data
4 7 (3.98%) MongoDB
5 5 (2.84%) RDBMS
6 4 (2.27%) Hadoop
6 4 (2.27%) MySQL
7 2 (1.14%) Amazon DynamoDB
7 2 (1.14%) Apache Hive
7 2 (1.14%) CouchDB
7 2 (1.14%) Data Mining
7 2 (1.14%) HBase
7 2 (1.14%) IBM BigInsights
7 2 (1.14%) IBM InfoSphere
7 2 (1.14%) RavenDB
7 2 (1.14%) Text Mining
8 1 (0.57%) Data Lake
8 1 (0.57%) Data Warehouse
8 1 (0.57%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 32 (18.18%) Git (software)
2 19 (10.80%) Subversion
3 16 (9.09%) Visual Studio
4 15 (8.52%) Mercurial
5 14 (7.95%) Team Foundation Server
6 13 (7.39%) NUnit
7 9 (5.11%) TeamCity
8 8 (4.55%) JIRA
8 8 (4.55%) MSTest
9 4 (2.27%) Bitbucket
9 4 (2.27%) Moq
9 4 (2.27%) NSubstitute
9 4 (2.27%) Qt Creator
9 4 (2.27%) ReSharper
10 2 (1.14%) Jenkins
10 2 (1.14%) Octopus Deploy
10 2 (1.14%) PHPUnit
10 2 (1.14%) Visual Studio Team System
10 2 (1.14%) VTune
General
1 33 (18.75%) Advertising
2 12 (6.82%) Automotive
3 6 (3.41%) Banking
3 6 (3.41%) Electronics
4 5 (2.84%) Finance
4 5 (2.84%) Manufacturing
5 3 (1.70%) Games
5 3 (1.70%) Retail
6 2 (1.14%) Telecoms
7 1 (0.57%) Military
Job Titles
1 88 (50.00%) Developer
2 54 (30.68%) Software Engineer
3 32 (18.18%) .NET Developer
4 29 (16.48%) C# Developer
5 28 (15.91%) Java Developer
6 23 (13.07%) C# .NET Developer
7 20 (11.36%) Software Developer
8 19 (10.80%) Senior Software Engineer
9 18 (10.23%) ASP.NET Developer
9 18 (10.23%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
9 18 (10.23%) C# ASP.NET Developer
9 18 (10.23%) Senior Developer
10 12 (6.82%) Technical Leader
11 11 (6.25%) C++ Software Engineer
11 11 (6.25%) Senior Software Developer
12 9 (5.11%) .NET Software Developer
12 9 (5.11%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
12 9 (5.11%) Senior .NET Developer
13 8 (4.55%) .NET Software Engineer
14 7 (3.98%) C# Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 87 (49.43%) .NET
2 74 (42.05%) HTML
3 59 (33.52%) HTML5
4 56 (31.82%) ASP.NET
5 48 (27.27%) AngularJS
6 47 (26.70%) ASP.NET MVC
7 45 (25.57%) React
8 33 (18.75%) .NET Framework
9 32 (18.18%) .NET Core
10 29 (16.48%) CSS
11 28 (15.91%) Angular 2
12 22 (12.50%) Entity Framework
13 19 (10.80%) jQuery
14 17 (9.66%) Spring
14 17 (9.66%) Web Services
15 13 (7.39%) Node.js
16 12 (6.82%) CSS3
17 11 (6.25%) LINQ
17 11 (6.25%) WPF
18 9 (5.11%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 21 (11.93%) Enterprise Software
2 18 (10.23%) Algorithms
3 15 (8.52%) Data Structures
4 14 (7.95%) Computer Science
5 7 (3.98%) Greenfield Project
5 7 (3.98%) User Experience
6 5 (2.84%) Life Science
7 4 (2.27%) Arduino
7 4 (2.27%) CAN bus
7 4 (2.27%) CUDA
7 4 (2.27%) Embedded Systems
7 4 (2.27%) Self-Motivation
8 3 (1.70%) Analytical Skills
9 2 (1.14%) e-Learning
9 2 (1.14%) Media Streaming
9 2 (1.14%) N-Tier
9 2 (1.14%) Social Network
10 1 (0.57%) Online Gambling
10 1 (0.57%) Symmetrix
10 1 (0.57%) VHDL
Operating Systems
1 14 (7.95%) Windows
2 12 (6.82%) Linux
3 6 (3.41%) Apple iOS
4 5 (2.84%) Android
5 3 (1.70%) Unix
6 1 (0.57%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 95 (53.98%) Agile Software Development
2 63 (35.80%) MVC
3 39 (22.16%) OO
4 37 (21.02%) Unit Testing
5 34 (19.32%) TDD
6 31 (17.61%) SDLC
7 27 (15.34%) Continuous Integration
8 23 (13.07%) Scrum
9 22 (12.50%) Test Automation
10 21 (11.93%) Web Development
11 19 (10.80%) BDD
11 19 (10.80%) Pair Programming
12 18 (10.23%) Decision-Making
12 18 (10.23%) Microservices
13 17 (9.66%) Problem-Solving
14 16 (9.09%) Domain-Driven Design
15 14 (7.95%) DevOps
16 13 (7.39%) Mentoring
17 11 (6.25%) MVVM
18 10 (5.68%) Front End Development
Programming Languages
1 100 (56.82%) C#
2 86 (48.86%) SQL
3 64 (36.36%) Java
4 48 (27.27%) JavaScript
5 36 (20.45%) C++
6 26 (14.77%) C
7 13 (7.39%) PHP
8 10 (5.68%) Python
9 6 (3.41%) Scala
10 5 (2.84%) Bash Shell
10 5 (2.84%) Korn
10 5 (2.84%) MATLAB
11 4 (2.27%) Embedded C
11 4 (2.27%) R
11 4 (2.27%) Ruby
12 3 (1.70%) Embedded C++
12 3 (1.70%) T-SQL
12 3 (1.70%) TypeScript
13 2 (1.14%) HLSL
13 2 (1.14%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 41 (23.30%) Degree
2 5 (2.84%) Computer Science Degree
3 3 (1.70%) Microsoft Certification
4 2 (1.14%) Chartered Engineer
4 2 (1.14%) HND
5 1 (0.57%) CITP
5 1 (0.57%) Master's Degree
5 1 (0.57%) PhD
5 1 (0.57%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (6.82%) QA
2 4 (2.27%) GDPR
2 4 (2.27%) ISO 13485
3 3 (1.70%) ISO 26262
3 3 (1.70%) MISRA
System Software
1 11 (6.25%) Firmware
2 2 (1.14%) HDFS
3 1 (0.57%) Docker
Systems Management
1 1 (0.57%) HAProxy
Vendors
1 81 (46.02%) Microsoft
2 34 (19.32%) Xamarin
3 9 (5.11%) Oracle
4 4 (2.27%) Atlassian
4 4 (2.27%) Atmel
4 4 (2.27%) Sitecore
5 2 (1.14%) Cloudera
5 2 (1.14%) Greenplum
5 2 (1.14%) Hortonworks
5 2 (1.14%) IBM
5 2 (1.14%) MapR
6 1 (0.57%) Apple
6 1 (0.57%) EMC
6 1 (0.57%) MuleSoft
6 1 (0.57%) Sybase