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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 3 July 2022 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Software Engineering
England > North East
6 months to
3 Jul 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 17 11 9
Rank change year-on-year -6 -2 +13
Permanent jobs citing Software Engineering 182 162 128
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the North East 10.90% 13.93% 13.96%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 12.24% 15.08% 15.09%
Number of salaries quoted 103 150 84
10th Percentile £38,600 £31,250 £32,500
25th Percentile £45,000 £37,500 £36,250
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £52,500 £54,000 £45,000
Median % change year-on-year -2.78% +20.00% -
75th Percentile £62,500 £57,500 £50,500
90th Percentile £85,000 £65,000 £53,750
England median annual salary £70,000 £65,000 £60,000
% change year-on-year +7.69% +8.33% +9.09%

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 1,487 1,074 848
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North East 89.10% 92.35% 92.48%
Number of salaries quoted 997 797 655
10th Percentile £26,250 £28,250 £25,200
25th Percentile £33,786 £33,750 £32,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £45,000 £45,000 £41,500
Median % change year-on-year - +8.43% +3.75%
75th Percentile £60,000 £57,500 £51,250
90th Percentile £81,750 £65,000 £62,000
England median annual salary £60,000 £57,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year +5.26% +3.64% +4.76%

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 3 July 2022.

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 3 July 2022. 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
Jobs
Tyne and Wear -1 150 £52,500 -4.55% 25
Durham -2 17 £30,000 -26.38% 4
Northumberland -3 8 £51,375 +31.73% 4
Software Engineering
England

For the 6 months to 3 July 2022, 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 96 (52.75%) Agile
2 91 (50.00%) .NET
3 81 (44.51%) Docker
4 70 (38.46%) AngularJS
4 70 (38.46%) AWS
5 68 (37.36%) Azure
6 64 (35.16%) JavaScript
7 60 (32.97%) SQL
8 57 (31.32%) Social Skills
9 56 (30.77%) Java
10 55 (30.22%) HTML
10 55 (30.22%) CSS
11 54 (29.67%) C#
12 50 (27.47%) React
13 49 (26.92%) Kubernetes
13 49 (26.92%) Go
14 44 (24.18%) Node.js
14 44 (24.18%) Web Development
15 42 (23.08%) .NET Core
16 38 (20.88%) Full Stack Development
16 38 (20.88%) Ruby
17 35 (19.23%) Git (software)
17 35 (19.23%) Computer Science
18 34 (18.68%) Marketing
19 33 (18.13%) HTTP
20 32 (17.58%) Linux
20 32 (17.58%) Ruby on Rails
21 31 (17.03%) Degree
21 31 (17.03%) MVC
21 31 (17.03%) NoSQL

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 12 (6.59%) Umbraco
2 9 (4.95%) WordPress
3 5 (2.75%) Confluence
4 1 (0.55%) Apache Spark
Applications
1 4 (2.20%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (0.55%) Simulink
Cloud Services
1 70 (38.46%) AWS
2 68 (37.36%) Azure
3 22 (12.09%) SaaS
4 9 (4.95%) GitHub
5 6 (3.30%) AWS Lambda
5 6 (3.30%) Azure Synapse Analytics
5 6 (3.30%) Serverless
6 5 (2.75%) AWS IoT
7 3 (1.65%) Azure DevOps
7 3 (1.65%) GitHub Actions
8 2 (1.10%) Amazon ECS
8 2 (1.10%) GCP
9 1 (0.55%) Amazon EKS
9 1 (0.55%) Amazon EMR
9 1 (0.55%) AWS CloudFormation
9 1 (0.55%) Azure AKS
9 1 (0.55%) Azure Data Factory
9 1 (0.55%) Datadog
9 1 (0.55%) IaaS
9 1 (0.55%) npm
Communications & Networking
1 33 (18.13%) HTTP
2 30 (16.48%) SSL
3 5 (2.75%) Bluetooth
3 5 (2.75%) Wi-Fi
3 5 (2.75%) Wireless
3 5 (2.75%) ZigBee
4 2 (1.10%) DNS
4 2 (1.10%) Internet
4 2 (1.10%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 31 (17.03%) NoSQL
2 4 (2.20%) SQL Server
3 3 (1.65%) MySQL
4 2 (1.10%) Amazon RDS
5 1 (0.55%) Amazon Athena
5 1 (0.55%) Apache Hive
5 1 (0.55%) Big Data
5 1 (0.55%) Data Lake
5 1 (0.55%) DynamoDB
5 1 (0.55%) Electronic Patient Records
5 1 (0.55%) Hadoop
5 1 (0.55%) Redis
5 1 (0.55%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 35 (19.23%) Git (software)
2 12 (6.59%) JIRA
3 11 (6.04%) GitLab
4 8 (4.40%) Jenkins
5 5 (2.75%) Zephyr
6 3 (1.65%) SonarQube
7 2 (1.10%) CircleCI
7 2 (1.10%) Cypress.io
8 1 (0.55%) Android Studio
8 1 (0.55%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 1 (0.55%) Babel
8 1 (0.55%) GoogleTest
8 1 (0.55%) Gradle
8 1 (0.55%) Log4j
8 1 (0.55%) Postman
8 1 (0.55%) Robot Framework
8 1 (0.55%) Selenium
8 1 (0.55%) Sonatype Nexus
8 1 (0.55%) Subversion
8 1 (0.55%) webpack
General
1 57 (31.32%) Social Skills
2 34 (18.68%) Marketing
3 30 (16.48%) Finance
4 16 (8.79%) Analytical Skills
5 7 (3.85%) Electronics
6 6 (3.30%) Law
6 6 (3.30%) Manufacturing
7 3 (1.65%) Inclusion and Diversity
8 2 (1.10%) Aerospace
8 2 (1.10%) Banking
8 2 (1.10%) Games
8 2 (1.10%) Legal
8 2 (1.10%) Public Sector
9 1 (0.55%) Automotive
9 1 (0.55%) Retail
Job Titles
1 81 (44.51%) Software Engineer
2 60 (32.97%) Developer
3 21 (11.54%) C# Developer
4 19 (10.44%) Full Stack Developer
5 11 (6.04%) Architect
5 11 (6.04%) PHP Developer
5 11 (6.04%) Solutions Architect
6 9 (4.95%) Embedded Engineer
7 8 (4.40%) Senior Software Engineer
8 6 (3.30%) Graduate
9 5 (2.75%) .NET Software Engineer
9 5 (2.75%) Embedded Firmware Engineer
9 5 (2.75%) Firmware Engineer
9 5 (2.75%) Software Engineering Graduate
10 4 (2.20%) Analyst
10 4 (2.20%) Ruby Engineer
10 4 (2.20%) Software Developer
11 3 (1.65%) Customer Analyst
11 3 (1.65%) Lead Software Engineer
11 3 (1.65%) Systems Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 91 (50.00%) .NET
2 70 (38.46%) AngularJS
3 55 (30.22%) CSS
3 55 (30.22%) HTML
4 50 (27.47%) React
5 44 (24.18%) Node.js
6 42 (23.08%) .NET Core
7 32 (17.58%) Ruby on Rails
8 30 (16.48%) Angular 2
8 30 (16.48%) ASP.NET
9 19 (10.44%) Vue.js
10 14 (7.69%) .NET Framework
11 12 (6.59%) Sass
11 12 (6.59%) Semantic HTML
12 11 (6.04%) Laravel
13 8 (4.40%) jQuery
14 6 (3.30%) J2EE
15 5 (2.75%) Qt
15 5 (2.75%) RESTful
15 5 (2.75%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 11 (6.04%) Greenfield Project
2 10 (5.49%) Tandem
3 9 (4.95%) Self-Motivation
4 8 (4.40%) Social Media
5 7 (3.85%) Mobile App
6 5 (2.75%) Algorithms
6 5 (2.75%) ARM Cortex
6 5 (2.75%) IoT
6 5 (2.75%) RISC-V
7 4 (2.20%) Robotics
8 3 (1.65%) Data Protection Act
8 3 (1.65%) Data Structures
8 3 (1.65%) Enterprise Software
8 3 (1.65%) Management Information System
8 3 (1.65%) NHS
8 3 (1.65%) User Experience
9 2 (1.10%) Hybrid Cloud
10 1 (0.55%) Public Cloud
10 1 (0.55%) Renewable Energy
10 1 (0.55%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 32 (17.58%) Linux
2 8 (4.40%) Android
3 7 (3.85%) Apple iOS
4 5 (2.75%) Embedded Linux
4 5 (2.75%) FreeRTOS
5 4 (2.20%) Windows
6 3 (1.65%) Windows Server
7 1 (0.55%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 96 (52.75%) Agile
2 44 (24.18%) Web Development
3 38 (20.88%) Full Stack Development
4 35 (19.23%) Computer Science
5 31 (17.03%) MVC
6 30 (16.48%) Problem-Solving
7 29 (15.93%) Scrum
8 26 (14.29%) Microservices
9 23 (12.64%) Infrastructure as Code
10 21 (11.54%) Fintech
11 20 (10.99%) CI/CD
12 14 (7.69%) Coaching
12 14 (7.69%) Machine Learning
12 14 (7.69%) Software Delivery
13 13 (7.14%) Artificial Intelligence
13 13 (7.14%) DevOps
14 12 (6.59%) Software Testing
14 12 (6.59%) TDD
14 12 (6.59%) Unit Testing
15 11 (6.04%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 64 (35.16%) JavaScript
2 60 (32.97%) SQL
3 56 (30.77%) Java
4 54 (29.67%) C#
5 49 (26.92%) Go
6 38 (20.88%) Ruby
7 27 (14.84%) PHP
8 22 (12.09%) T-SQL
9 20 (10.99%) Python
10 17 (9.34%) TypeScript
11 12 (6.59%) C++
12 11 (6.04%) C
13 9 (4.95%) Kotlin
14 6 (3.30%) ES6
15 5 (2.75%) Apple Swift
15 5 (2.75%) Lua
15 5 (2.75%) Scala
16 3 (1.65%) Bash
17 1 (0.55%) PowerShell
17 1 (0.55%) R
Qualifications
1 31 (17.03%) Degree
2 13 (7.14%) Security Cleared
3 5 (2.75%) Numerate Degree
4 3 (1.65%) Computer Science Degree
4 3 (1.65%) HNC
4 3 (1.65%) HND
4 3 (1.65%) SC Cleared
5 2 (1.10%) BPSS Clearance
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 21 (11.54%) QA
2 2 (1.10%) SLA
3 1 (0.55%) Accessibility
3 1 (0.55%) Automotive SPICE
3 1 (0.55%) DO-178B
3 1 (0.55%) IEC 62304
System Software
1 81 (44.51%) Docker
2 8 (4.40%) Firmware
3 1 (0.55%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 49 (26.92%) Kubernetes
2 5 (2.75%) Terraform
3 2 (1.10%) Ansible
4 1 (0.55%) Kibana
4 1 (0.55%) Packer
4 1 (0.55%) Puppet
Vendors
1 8 (4.40%) Sage
2 5 (2.75%) Microsoft
3 2 (1.10%) Google
3 2 (1.10%) MuleSoft
4 1 (0.55%) Adobe
4 1 (0.55%) Black Duck
4 1 (0.55%) Coverity
4 1 (0.55%) Databricks
4 1 (0.55%) Facebook
4 1 (0.55%) Foundry
4 1 (0.55%) Oracle
4 1 (0.55%) Palantir
4 1 (0.55%) Splunk