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 24 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Software Engineering
England / North East
3 months to
24 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 30 41 32
Rank change year-on-year +11 -9  
Permanent jobs citing Software Engineering 43 44 60
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North East 7.66% 5.48% 7.78%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 8.35% 6.43% 9.23%
Number of salaries quoted 41 35 59
Median salary £42,500 £34,750 £38,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +22.30% -8.55%  
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £11,050 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £49,750 £65,000 £57,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £45,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year -5.55% +12.50%  

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 515 684 650
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the North East 91.80% 85.18% 84.31%
Number of salaries quoted 453 608 535
Median salary £37,500 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -6.25% -  
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £28,000 £29,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,500 £55,000 £67,500
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £44,000
% change year-on-year - +2.27%  

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 24 June 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 24 June 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 +3 24 £45,000 +29.49% 10
Durham +9 19 £35,000 +25.00% 1
Northumberland -2 1 £42,500 +41.66%
Software Engineering
England

For the 6 months to 24 June 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 (52.00%) Agile Software Development
2 33 (44.00%) C++
3 32 (42.67%) Degree
4 24 (32.00%) C#
5 21 (28.00%) C
6 18 (24.00%) Java
7 17 (22.67%) CSS
8 16 (21.33%) JavaScript
8 16 (21.33%) HTML
8 16 (21.33%) .NET
8 16 (21.33%) Scrum
8 16 (21.33%) TDD
8 16 (21.33%) Computer Science
8 16 (21.33%) HTML5
9 15 (20.00%) Web Development
10 14 (18.67%) Node.js
10 14 (18.67%) Algorithms
11 13 (17.33%) Embedded C
11 13 (17.33%) Firmware
11 13 (17.33%) Computer Science Degree
12 12 (16.00%) Embedded C++
12 12 (16.00%) ISO 9001
12 12 (16.00%) Wireless
12 12 (16.00%) RS-232
12 12 (16.00%) RS-485
12 12 (16.00%) Embedded Systems
13 11 (14.67%) Mathematics
13 11 (14.67%) PHP
14 10 (13.33%) MVC
14 10 (13.33%) jQuery

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 6 (8.00%) WordPress
2 4 (5.33%) Apache Spark
3 3 (4.00%) Apache Pig
4 2 (2.67%) Confluence
4 2 (2.67%) nginx
4 2 (2.67%) OpenStack
5 1 (1.33%) Apache
5 1 (1.33%) Apache Solr
5 1 (1.33%) CMS
5 1 (1.33%) Documentum
5 1 (1.33%) Sitecore CMS
5 1 (1.33%) Tomcat
Applications
1 6 (8.00%) Adobe Illustrator
1 6 (8.00%) Photoshop
2 1 (1.33%) Spreadsheet
Cloud Services
1 9 (12.00%) Amazon AWS
2 6 (8.00%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (2.67%) Amazon EC2
3 2 (2.67%) Google Cloud Platform
4 1 (1.33%) AWS CloudFormation
Communications & Networking
1 12 (16.00%) RS-232
1 12 (16.00%) RS-485
1 12 (16.00%) Wireless
2 3 (4.00%) HTTP
2 3 (4.00%) SSL
3 1 (1.33%) 802.15
3 1 (1.33%) ZigBee
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (9.33%) MongoDB
2 4 (5.33%) Hadoop
3 3 (4.00%) Apache Hive
3 3 (4.00%) MySQL
3 3 (4.00%) PostgreSQL
4 2 (2.67%) Amazon DynamoDB
4 2 (2.67%) NoSQL
4 2 (2.67%) Relational Database
4 2 (2.67%) SQL Server
5 1 (1.33%) Apache Cassandra
5 1 (1.33%) Big Data
5 1 (1.33%) HBase
Development Applications
1 10 (13.33%) Git (software)
2 4 (5.33%) Jenkins
3 3 (4.00%) Maven
3 3 (4.00%) Subversion
4 2 (2.67%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 2 (2.67%) Gradle
4 2 (2.67%) Selenium
5 1 (1.33%) JIRA
5 1 (1.33%) MSTest
5 1 (1.33%) NUnit
5 1 (1.33%) Octopus Deploy
5 1 (1.33%) SonarQube
5 1 (1.33%) Team Foundation Server
5 1 (1.33%) TeamCity
General
1 9 (12.00%) Electronics
2 6 (8.00%) Advertising
3 5 (6.67%) Retail
4 3 (4.00%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 47 (62.67%) Software Engineer
2 27 (36.00%) C++ Software Engineer
2 27 (36.00%) Developer
3 16 (21.33%) Software Developer
4 15 (20.00%) C Software Engineer
4 15 (20.00%) C/C++ Software Engineer
5 13 (17.33%) Embedded Engineer
6 12 (16.00%) C/C++ Embedded Software Engineer
6 12 (16.00%) Embedded C Engineer
6 12 (16.00%) Embedded C Software Engineer
6 12 (16.00%) Embedded C/C++ Engineer
6 12 (16.00%) Embedded C/C++ Software Engineer
6 12 (16.00%) Embedded C++ Engineer
6 12 (16.00%) Embedded C++ Software Engineer
6 12 (16.00%) Embedded Software Engineer
7 9 (12.00%) Developer/Software Engineer
8 7 (9.33%) C++ Developer
8 7 (9.33%) C++ Software Developer
9 6 (8.00%) C# Software Engineer
9 6 (8.00%) Java Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (22.67%) CSS
2 16 (21.33%) .NET
2 16 (21.33%) HTML
2 16 (21.33%) HTML5
3 14 (18.67%) Node.js
4 10 (13.33%) jQuery
5 9 (12.00%) .NET Framework
5 9 (12.00%) AngularJS
5 9 (12.00%) CSS3
6 8 (10.67%) ASP.NET
7 7 (9.33%) ASP.NET MVC
7 7 (9.33%) Web Services
8 6 (8.00%) Sass
8 6 (8.00%) Spring
8 6 (8.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
9 3 (4.00%) MFC
9 3 (4.00%) REST
10 2 (2.67%) Entity Framework
10 2 (2.67%) LINQ
10 2 (2.67%) Qt
Miscellaneous
1 16 (21.33%) Computer Science
2 14 (18.67%) Algorithms
3 12 (16.00%) Embedded Systems
4 9 (12.00%) Analytical Skills
5 7 (9.33%) Greenfield Project
6 6 (8.00%) User Experience
7 5 (6.67%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 3 (4.00%) Cyber Attack
9 2 (2.67%) CCTV
9 2 (2.67%) Driving Licence
9 2 (2.67%) Mobile App
10 1 (1.33%) Enterprise Software
10 1 (1.33%) iPad
10 1 (1.33%) Linux Command Line
10 1 (1.33%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 9 (12.00%) Windows
2 8 (10.67%) Linux
3 4 (5.33%) OpenVMS
4 3 (4.00%) VMS
5 2 (2.67%) Android
5 2 (2.67%) Unix
5 2 (2.67%) Windows Server
5 2 (2.67%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (1.33%) Apple iOS
6 1 (1.33%) CentOS
6 1 (1.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (1.33%) Windows Embedded Compact
Processes & Methodologies
1 39 (52.00%) Agile Software Development
2 16 (21.33%) Scrum
2 16 (21.33%) TDD
3 15 (20.00%) Web Development
4 11 (14.67%) Mathematics
5 10 (13.33%) MVC
6 9 (12.00%) Pair Programming
7 7 (9.33%) Continuous Integration
7 7 (9.33%) Line Management
8 6 (8.00%) DevOps
8 6 (8.00%) E-Commerce
8 6 (8.00%) Project Management
8 6 (8.00%) Responsive Web Design
8 6 (8.00%) Secure Coding
8 6 (8.00%) Time Management
9 5 (6.67%) A/B Testing
9 5 (6.67%) BDD
9 5 (6.67%) OO
9 5 (6.67%) OOP
9 5 (6.67%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 33 (44.00%) C++
2 24 (32.00%) C#
3 21 (28.00%) C
4 18 (24.00%) Java
5 16 (21.33%) JavaScript
6 13 (17.33%) Embedded C
7 12 (16.00%) Embedded C++
8 11 (14.67%) PHP
9 8 (10.67%) Perl
9 8 (10.67%) Scala
10 6 (8.00%) Python
10 6 (8.00%) SQL
10 6 (8.00%) TypeScript
11 5 (6.67%) Go
12 4 (5.33%) Pascal
13 2 (2.67%) Ruby
14 1 (1.33%) Bash Shell
14 1 (1.33%) Clojure
14 1 (1.33%) MATLAB
Qualifications
1 32 (42.67%) Degree
2 13 (17.33%) Computer Science Degree
3 6 (8.00%) Security Cleared
4 5 (6.67%) SC Cleared
5 3 (4.00%) DV Cleared
6 1 (1.33%) Microsoft Certification
6 1 (1.33%) PhD
6 1 (1.33%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (16.00%) ISO 9001
2 2 (2.67%) QA
3 1 (1.33%) Disclosure Scotland
3 1 (1.33%) SLA
System Software
1 13 (17.33%) Firmware
2 3 (4.00%) Docker
3 1 (1.33%) etcd
3 1 (1.33%) flannel
Systems Management
1 3 (4.00%) Kubernetes
1 3 (4.00%) Terraform
2 2 (2.67%) HAProxy
2 2 (2.67%) Puppet
3 1 (1.33%) Ansible
3 1 (1.33%) Consul
3 1 (1.33%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (1.33%) Salt
3 1 (1.33%) Sysdig
Vendors
1 8 (10.67%) Microsoft
2 2 (2.67%) Google
3 1 (1.33%) EMC
3 1 (1.33%) ILOG
3 1 (1.33%) Oracle
3 1 (1.33%) Pega
3 1 (1.33%) Sitecore
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Converted Media
Salary: From £25,000 to £35,000 per annum (DOE)
Posted: Yesterday
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Go Partnership.
Salary: From £40,000 to £55,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
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Pearson Frank
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Gateshead
Computer Futures
Salary: competitive
Posted: 4 days ago
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Solutions Recruitment
Salary: From £45,000 to £50,000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
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Sage UK Limited
Salary: From £30,000 to £55,000 per annum Competitive salary plus bonus & bene
Posted: 11 days ago
Wallsend, Tyne and Wear
Condeco Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 9 days ago
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Condeco Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £55000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 23 days ago
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Computer Futures
Salary: competitive
Posted: 22 days ago
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Computer Futures
Salary: competitive
Posted: 4 days ago