Period
to 5 December 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 5 December 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Software Engineering
England > North East
6 months to
5 Dec 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 13 13 14
Rank change year-on-year 0 +1 -1
Permanent jobs citing Software Engineering 167 105 137
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the North East 13.07% 13.08% 11.63%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 14.12% 14.25% 12.70%
Number of salaries quoted 148 89 58
10th Percentile £31,250 £33,750 £34,250
25th Percentile £32,500 £37,500 £39,832
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £50,000 £45,000 £47,500
Median % change year-on-year +11.11% -5.26% -
75th Percentile £57,500 £57,500 £57,500
90th Percentile £65,000 £65,000 £62,500
England median annual salary £67,500 £60,000 £60,000
% change year-on-year +12.50% - +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 1,183 737 1,079
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North East 92.57% 91.78% 91.60%
Number of salaries quoted 883 651 843
10th Percentile £26,096 £28,750 £25,550
25th Percentile £32,500 £35,000 £32,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £44,000 £45,000 £41,000
Median % change year-on-year -2.22% +9.76% +2.50%
75th Percentile £57,500 £56,250 £52,500
90th Percentile £70,000 £65,000 £61,724
England median annual salary £60,000 £55,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year +9.09% +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 5 December 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 5 December 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 +3 144 £50,000 +11.11% 48
Durham -8 9 £46,750 +3.89% 5
Northumberland -4 2 £47,500 - 2
Software Engineering
England

For the 6 months to 5 December 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.

1 129 (77.25%) Agile Software Development
2 94 (56.29%) AWS
3 83 (49.70%) C#
4 82 (49.10%) .NET
5 80 (47.90%) SQL
6 62 (37.13%) Docker
7 54 (32.34%) Microsoft
8 52 (31.14%) .NET Core
9 51 (30.54%) Azure
10 50 (29.94%) Linux
11 46 (27.54%) Finance
12 45 (26.95%) Degree
13 44 (26.35%) T-SQL
13 44 (26.35%) DevOps
14 40 (23.95%) Java
14 40 (23.95%) SQL Server
14 40 (23.95%) Computer Science
15 39 (23.35%) Continuous Improvement
16 37 (22.16%) OO
17 36 (21.56%) QA
17 36 (21.56%) Jenkins
17 36 (21.56%) Microservices
18 35 (20.96%) Problem-Solving
19 33 (19.76%) OOP
19 33 (19.76%) Marketing
19 33 (19.76%) Kubernetes
20 32 (19.16%) RESTful
20 32 (19.16%) Maven
21 31 (18.56%) Systems Analysis
21 31 (18.56%) Spring

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 2 (1.20%) Confluence
1 2 (1.20%) JBoss
1 2 (1.20%) Tomcat
1 2 (1.20%) WebLogic
2 1 (0.60%) IIS
Applications
1 31 (18.56%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (1.20%) Simulink
Cloud Services
1 94 (56.29%) AWS
2 51 (30.54%) Azure
3 9 (5.39%) Serverless
4 6 (3.59%) GitHub
4 6 (3.59%) SaaS
5 5 (2.99%) Azure Synapse Analytics
5 5 (2.99%) GCP
6 4 (2.40%) AWS CodePipeline
6 4 (2.40%) OpenShift
7 3 (1.80%) AWS Lambda
8 2 (1.20%) npm
9 1 (0.60%) Amazon EKS
9 1 (0.60%) AWS CloudFormation
9 1 (0.60%) Heroku
9 1 (0.60%) IaaS
9 1 (0.60%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (1.80%) Firewall
2 2 (1.20%) DNS
2 2 (1.20%) Internet
2 2 (1.20%) Kerberos
2 2 (1.20%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 40 (23.95%) SQL Server
2 31 (18.56%) NoSQL
3 5 (2.99%) Amazon Athena
3 5 (2.99%) Data Lake
4 4 (2.40%) PostgreSQL
5 3 (1.80%) Amazon DynamoDB
5 3 (1.80%) Amazon RDS
5 3 (1.80%) Relational Database
6 1 (0.60%) Big Data
6 1 (0.60%) Redis
Development Applications
1 36 (21.56%) Jenkins
2 32 (19.16%) Maven
3 29 (17.37%) JUnit
4 13 (7.78%) Git (software)
5 5 (2.99%) Cypress.io
5 5 (2.99%) JIRA
6 4 (2.40%) TeamCity
7 3 (1.80%) Postman
7 3 (1.80%) Travis CI
8 2 (1.20%) Babel
8 2 (1.20%) GitLab
8 2 (1.20%) webpack
9 1 (0.60%) Selenium
9 1 (0.60%) Subversion
General
1 46 (27.54%) Finance
2 33 (19.76%) Marketing
3 9 (5.39%) Social Skills
4 5 (2.99%) Games
4 5 (2.99%) Retail
5 4 (2.40%) Analytical Skills
6 3 (1.80%) Electronics
6 3 (1.80%) Public Sector
7 2 (1.20%) Aerospace
7 2 (1.20%) Banking
7 2 (1.20%) Inclusion and Diversity
7 2 (1.20%) Presentation Skills
8 1 (0.60%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 78 (46.71%) Developer
2 50 (29.94%) C# Developer
3 34 (20.36%) Software Engineer
4 31 (18.56%) Analyst
4 31 (18.56%) Customer Analyst
4 31 (18.56%) Systems Analyst
5 19 (11.38%) Senior Developer
6 16 (9.58%) Java Developer
6 16 (9.58%) Senior Java Developer
7 15 (8.98%) Junior
7 15 (8.98%) Junior Analyst
7 15 (8.98%) Junior Systems Analyst
8 14 (8.38%) Java Engineer
8 14 (8.38%) Java Software Engineer
8 14 (8.38%) Senior Software Engineer
9 7 (4.19%) DevOps Engineer
10 6 (3.59%) Software Developer
11 5 (2.99%) Data Engineer
12 4 (2.40%) Lead Software Engineer
13 3 (1.80%) Software Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 82 (49.10%) .NET
2 52 (31.14%) .NET Core
3 32 (19.16%) RESTful
4 31 (18.56%) Spring
4 31 (18.56%) Spring Boot
4 31 (18.56%) XML
4 31 (18.56%) XSLT
5 18 (10.78%) Web Services
6 11 (6.59%) Node.js
7 7 (4.19%) HTML
7 7 (4.19%) React
8 5 (2.99%) Jest
8 5 (2.99%) Kafka
8 5 (2.99%) REST
8 5 (2.99%) YAML
9 4 (2.40%) AngularJS
9 4 (2.40%) CSS
9 4 (2.40%) Laravel
10 3 (1.80%) Ruby on Rails
10 3 (1.80%) Velocity
Miscellaneous
1 22 (13.17%) Legacy Systems
2 19 (11.38%) Management Information System
3 6 (3.59%) Tandem
4 4 (2.40%) Digital Signage
4 4 (2.40%) Greenfield Project
4 4 (2.40%) Video\Live Streaming
5 3 (1.80%) Algorithms
5 3 (1.80%) Cloud Native
6 2 (1.20%) Data Protection Act
6 2 (1.20%) Hybrid Cloud
6 2 (1.20%) Mobile App
6 2 (1.20%) Podcast
7 1 (0.60%) Augmented Reality
7 1 (0.60%) Data Structures
7 1 (0.60%) HoloLens
7 1 (0.60%) Oculus Rift
7 1 (0.60%) Renewable Energy
7 1 (0.60%) Robotics
7 1 (0.60%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 50 (29.94%) Linux
2 31 (18.56%) Windows
2 31 (18.56%) Windows Server
3 2 (1.20%) Android
3 2 (1.20%) Apple iOS
3 2 (1.20%) Unix
4 1 (0.60%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 129 (77.25%) Agile Software Development
2 44 (26.35%) DevOps
3 40 (23.95%) Computer Science
4 39 (23.35%) Continuous Improvement
5 37 (22.16%) OO
6 36 (21.56%) Microservices
7 35 (20.96%) Problem-Solving
8 33 (19.76%) OOP
9 31 (18.56%) Infrastructure as Code
9 31 (18.56%) Systems Analysis
10 29 (17.37%) Mentoring
11 26 (15.57%) API Development
12 23 (13.77%) Fintech
13 16 (9.58%) Waterfall
14 15 (8.98%) Information Management
14 15 (8.98%) Quality Management
14 15 (8.98%) Workflow
15 13 (7.78%) Unit Testing
16 11 (6.59%) Test Automation
17 8 (4.79%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 83 (49.70%) C#
2 80 (47.90%) SQL
3 44 (26.35%) T-SQL
4 40 (23.95%) Java
5 18 (10.78%) JavaScript
5 18 (10.78%) VB.NET
6 10 (5.99%) Python
6 10 (5.99%) TypeScript
7 5 (2.99%) C++
8 4 (2.40%) Ruby
9 3 (1.80%) C
10 2 (1.20%) Bash Shell
10 2 (1.20%) C-shell
10 2 (1.20%) Embedded C
10 2 (1.20%) ES6
10 2 (1.20%) Java 8
10 2 (1.20%) R
10 2 (1.20%) Shell Script
11 1 (0.60%) Go
11 1 (0.60%) PHP
Qualifications
1 45 (26.95%) Degree
2 31 (18.56%) HNC
2 31 (18.56%) HND
3 8 (4.79%) Computer Science Degree
4 1 (0.60%) SC Cleared
4 1 (0.60%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 36 (21.56%) QA
2 2 (1.20%) DO-178B
System Software
1 62 (37.13%) Docker
Systems Management
1 33 (19.76%) Kubernetes
2 8 (4.79%) Terraform
3 4 (2.40%) Packer
4 3 (1.80%) Ansible
5 1 (0.60%) Opscode Chef
5 1 (0.60%) Puppet
Vendors
1 54 (32.34%) Microsoft
2 29 (17.37%) Oracle
3 5 (2.99%) Databricks
4 4 (2.40%) New Relic
5 3 (1.80%) Netlify
6 1 (0.60%) Red Hat