Period
to 23 September 2019

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 23 September 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Software Engineering
England > North East
6 months to
23 Sep 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 12 15 36
Rank change year-on-year +3 +21 -5
Permanent jobs citing Software Engineering 159 186 71
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North East 13.46% 12.63% 6.24%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 14.38% 13.73% 6.84%
Number of salaries quoted 72 144 67
North East median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +12.50% +15.11%
10th Percentile £32,929 £32,500 £27,500
90th Percentile £62,500 £63,750 £53,000
England median annual salary £57,500 £52,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year +9.52% +5.00% -

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 1,106 1,355 1,038
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North East 93.65% 91.99% 91.29%
Number of salaries quoted 799 1,111 881
North East median annual salary £42,000 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.00% +6.67% -6.25%
10th Percentile £26,250 £22,000 £22,750
90th Percentile £61,000 £62,500 £57,500
England median annual salary £52,500 £50,140 £50,000
% change year-on-year +4.71% +0.28% -

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 23 September 2019.

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 23 September 2019. 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 +1 133 £47,500 +5.56% 25
Durham -7 22 £40,000 -15.79% 7
Northumberland - 3 £45,000 - 1
Software Engineering
England

For the 6 months to 23 September 2019, 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 91 (57.23%) Agile Software Development
2 61 (38.36%) .NET
3 60 (37.74%) C#
3 60 (37.74%) Sage
4 59 (37.11%) JavaScript
5 58 (36.48%) Problem-Solving
6 55 (34.59%) Azure
7 53 (33.33%) AWS
8 49 (30.82%) Java
9 41 (25.79%) SQL
10 36 (22.64%) TDD
11 34 (21.38%) Git (software)
12 31 (19.50%) Microsoft
13 30 (18.87%) Degree
13 30 (18.87%) Computer Science
14 28 (17.61%) .NET Framework
15 27 (16.98%) Scrum
15 27 (16.98%) Coaching
16 26 (16.35%) Mentoring
16 26 (16.35%) Microservices
17 25 (15.72%) Enterprise Software
18 24 (15.09%) Windows
19 20 (12.58%) Product Roadmap
20 19 (11.95%) Project Management
20 19 (11.95%) SQL Server
20 19 (11.95%) Continuous Integration
21 18 (11.32%) MongoDB
22 17 (10.69%) Node.js
22 17 (10.69%) Test Automation
23 16 (10.06%) 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 (7.55%) NServiceBus
2 10 (6.29%) Confluence
3 6 (3.77%) IIS
4 3 (1.89%) MS Exchange
4 3 (1.89%) SharePoint
4 3 (1.89%) SharePoint 2010
5 2 (1.26%) Apache
5 2 (1.26%) Drupal
5 2 (1.26%) WordPress
6 1 (0.63%) nginx
6 1 (0.63%) Tomcat
Applications
1 3 (1.89%) InfoPath
2 2 (1.26%) Adobe Illustrator
2 2 (1.26%) InDesign
2 2 (1.26%) Photoshop
3 1 (0.63%) EngageOne
3 1 (0.63%) Simulink
Cloud Services
1 55 (34.59%) Azure
2 53 (33.33%) AWS
3 11 (6.92%) Serverless
4 10 (6.29%) Amazon EC2
4 10 (6.29%) Amazon S3
4 10 (6.29%) Amazon SQS
4 10 (6.29%) AWS Lambda
4 10 (6.29%) SaaS
4 10 (6.29%) Sage Pay
5 8 (5.03%) GCP
6 5 (3.14%) Cloud Computing
7 3 (1.89%) IaaS
7 3 (1.89%) Office 365
7 3 (1.89%) PaaS
7 3 (1.89%) Power Platform
7 3 (1.89%) PowerApps
8 2 (1.26%) GitHub
9 1 (0.63%) AWS CloudFormation
Communications & Networking
1 3 (1.89%) Bluetooth
1 3 (1.89%) Ethernet
2 1 (0.63%) SAN
2 1 (0.63%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (11.95%) SQL Server
2 18 (11.32%) MongoDB
3 16 (10.06%) NoSQL
4 9 (5.66%) MySQL
5 6 (3.77%) Big Data
5 6 (3.77%) PostgreSQL
6 3 (1.89%) SQL Server 2012
6 3 (1.89%) SQL Server 2014
6 3 (1.89%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 3 (1.89%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 3 (1.89%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 2 (1.26%) RDBMS
7 2 (1.26%) Relational Database
8 1 (0.63%) Amazon DynamoDB
8 1 (0.63%) Amazon RDS
8 1 (0.63%) Azure SQL Database
8 1 (0.63%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 34 (21.38%) Git (software)
2 15 (9.43%) Jenkins
3 13 (8.18%) JIRA
4 11 (6.92%) IntelliJ
5 5 (3.14%) Subversion
6 4 (2.52%) Visual Studio
7 3 (1.89%) CMake
8 2 (1.26%) Mercurial
8 2 (1.26%) Team Foundation Server
8 2 (1.26%) TeamCity
9 1 (0.63%) Cucumber
9 1 (0.63%) Eclipse
9 1 (0.63%) JMeter
9 1 (0.63%) LabVIEW
9 1 (0.63%) NUnit
9 1 (0.63%) Protractor
9 1 (0.63%) Selenium
9 1 (0.63%) SoapUI
9 1 (0.63%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 7 (4.40%) Electronics
2 4 (2.52%) Manufacturing
3 3 (1.89%) Automotive
3 3 (1.89%) Public Sector
4 1 (0.63%) Advertising
4 1 (0.63%) Aerospace
4 1 (0.63%) Finance
4 1 (0.63%) Games
4 1 (0.63%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 87 (54.72%) Software Engineer
2 54 (33.96%) Senior Software Engineer
3 39 (24.53%) Developer
4 21 (13.21%) Software Developer
5 18 (11.32%) .NET Software Engineer
6 16 (10.06%) .NET Developer
6 16 (10.06%) Azure Engineer
6 16 (10.06%) C# Software Engineer
6 16 (10.06%) Java Engineer
6 16 (10.06%) Java Software Engineer
7 15 (9.43%) Azure Software Engineer
7 15 (9.43%) C# Developer
7 15 (9.43%) Senior .NET Software Engineer
7 15 (9.43%) Senior C# Software Engineer
8 14 (8.81%) C# .NET Developer
8 14 (8.81%) Senior Developer
8 14 (8.81%) Senior Software Developer
9 13 (8.18%) .NET Software Developer
10 12 (7.55%) Senior C# .NET Developer
10 12 (7.55%) Senior Java Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 61 (38.36%) .NET
2 28 (17.61%) .NET Framework
3 17 (10.69%) Node.js
4 13 (8.18%) .NET Core
4 13 (8.18%) AngularJS
5 12 (7.55%) Angular 2
5 12 (7.55%) ASP.NET
6 11 (6.92%) Redux
7 10 (6.29%) HTML
8 9 (5.66%) CSS
9 8 (5.03%) jQuery
10 6 (3.77%) ASP.NET MVC
10 6 (3.77%) Backbone.js
10 6 (3.77%) React
10 6 (3.77%) RESTful
10 6 (3.77%) Spring
10 6 (3.77%) Swagger
10 6 (3.77%) Twitter Bootstrap
10 6 (3.77%) Visualforce
10 6 (3.77%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 25 (15.72%) Enterprise Software
2 5 (3.14%) Public Cloud
3 4 (2.52%) Algorithms
4 2 (1.26%) Cloud Native
4 2 (1.26%) CUDA
4 2 (1.26%) Data Structures
4 2 (1.26%) Embedded Systems
4 2 (1.26%) Linux Command Line
4 2 (1.26%) User Experience
5 1 (0.63%) CAN bus
5 1 (0.63%) Kindle
5 1 (0.63%) NHS
5 1 (0.63%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 24 (15.09%) Windows
2 12 (7.55%) Linux
3 4 (2.52%) Android
3 4 (2.52%) Apple iOS
4 1 (0.63%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (0.63%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 91 (57.23%) Agile Software Development
2 58 (36.48%) Problem-Solving
3 36 (22.64%) TDD
4 30 (18.87%) Computer Science
5 27 (16.98%) Coaching
5 27 (16.98%) Scrum
6 26 (16.35%) Mentoring
6 26 (16.35%) Microservices
7 20 (12.58%) Product Roadmap
8 19 (11.95%) Continuous Integration
8 19 (11.95%) Project Management
9 17 (10.69%) Test Automation
10 15 (9.43%) DevOps
11 14 (8.81%) SDLC
12 13 (8.18%) Configuration Management
12 13 (8.18%) Open Source
13 12 (7.55%) Domain-Driven Design
13 12 (7.55%) Pair Programming
14 10 (6.29%) CQRS
14 10 (6.29%) Threat Modelling
Programming Languages
1 60 (37.74%) C#
2 59 (37.11%) JavaScript
3 49 (30.82%) Java
4 41 (25.79%) SQL
5 16 (10.06%) TypeScript
6 12 (7.55%) Python
7 10 (6.29%) PowerShell
8 8 (5.03%) C++
9 6 (3.77%) Apex Code
9 6 (3.77%) Bash Shell
9 6 (3.77%) PHP
10 5 (3.14%) Ruby
10 5 (3.14%) Scala
11 4 (2.52%) C
12 3 (1.89%) MATLAB
13 2 (1.26%) C++/CLI
13 2 (1.26%) R
13 2 (1.26%) VB.NET
14 1 (0.63%) Go
14 1 (0.63%) RPG
Qualifications
1 30 (18.87%) Degree
2 14 (8.81%) Computer Science Degree
3 1 (0.63%) AWS Certification
3 1 (0.63%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (3.77%) GDPR
2 1 (0.63%) IEC 61508
2 1 (0.63%) ISO 26262
2 1 (0.63%) MISRA
2 1 (0.63%) MISRA C
2 1 (0.63%) QA
System Software
1 8 (5.03%) Docker
2 4 (2.52%) Active Directory
3 2 (1.26%) Firmware
4 1 (0.63%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 11 (6.92%) Terraform
2 9 (5.66%) Ansible
2 9 (5.66%) Puppet
3 8 (5.03%) Kubernetes
4 5 (3.14%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 60 (37.74%) Sage
2 31 (19.50%) Microsoft
3 8 (5.03%) Oracle
4 6 (3.77%) Salesforce.com
5 4 (2.52%) Progress
5 4 (2.52%) ServiceNow
6 3 (1.89%) Nintex
7 2 (1.26%) Adobe
8 1 (0.63%) Cisco
8 1 (0.63%) Google
8 1 (0.63%) MuleSoft
8 1 (0.63%) VMware