Period
to 27 January 2020

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 27 January 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Software Engineering
England > North East
6 months to
27 Jan 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 10 13 46
Rank change year-on-year +3 +33 -21
Permanent jobs citing Software Engineering 166 179 82
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North East 13.07% 13.41% 5.10%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 14.12% 14.32% 5.61%
Number of salaries quoted 69 164 69
North East median annual salary £47,500 £48,463 £41,838
Median salary % change year-on-year -1.99% +15.84% +4.59%
10th Percentile £34,500 £33,750 £27,500
90th Percentile £58,381 £69,369 £60,250
England median annual salary £60,000 £55,000 £51,500
% change year-on-year +9.09% +6.80% +3.00%

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 1,176 1,250 1,461
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North East 92.60% 93.63% 90.91%
Number of salaries quoted 847 1,000 1,278
North East median annual salary £41,500 £42,146 £39,813
Median salary % change year-on-year -1.53% +5.86% +6.17%
10th Percentile £25,750 £22,725 £23,500
90th Percentile £61,100 £66,280 £62,500
England median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year +4.76% +5.00% -

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 27 January 2020.

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 27 January 2020. 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 +8 151 £47,500 -5.00% 41
Durham -18 12 £35,000 -12.50% 7
Northumberland - 2 £45,000 - 5
Software Engineering
England

For the 6 months to 27 January 2020, 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.

1 101 (60.84%) Agile Software Development
2 88 (53.01%) Sage
3 71 (42.77%) Problem-Solving
4 54 (32.53%) JavaScript
5 52 (31.33%) AWS
6 47 (28.31%) C#
6 47 (28.31%) .NET
7 37 (22.29%) TDD
8 35 (21.08%) Azure
9 31 (18.67%) MySQL
9 31 (18.67%) Redux
10 30 (18.07%) Python
10 30 (18.07%) Finance
10 30 (18.07%) Git (software)
11 29 (17.47%) PostgreSQL
11 29 (17.47%) Degree
11 29 (17.47%) SQL
12 28 (16.87%) Computer Science
12 28 (16.87%) Microservices
13 26 (15.66%) SaaS
13 26 (15.66%) Computer Science Degree
14 25 (15.06%) Scrum
15 24 (14.46%) PHP
15 24 (14.46%) Java
15 24 (14.46%) QA
16 22 (13.25%) Redis
17 21 (12.65%) Mobile App
17 21 (12.65%) Marketing
17 21 (12.65%) Microsoft
18 20 (12.05%) Mentoring

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 9 (5.42%) Confluence
2 3 (1.81%) Drupal
3 2 (1.20%) IIS
3 2 (1.20%) NServiceBus
3 2 (1.20%) SharePoint
3 2 (1.20%) SharePoint 2010
4 1 (0.60%) WordPress
Applications
1 2 (1.20%) InfoPath
1 2 (1.20%) Microsoft Excel
1 2 (1.20%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (0.60%) Adobe Illustrator
2 1 (0.60%) InDesign
2 1 (0.60%) Photoshop
Cloud Services
1 52 (31.33%) AWS
2 35 (21.08%) Azure
3 26 (15.66%) SaaS
4 11 (6.63%) Serverless
5 10 (6.02%) Amazon EC2
5 10 (6.02%) Amazon S3
5 10 (6.02%) AWS Lambda
6 9 (5.42%) Amazon SQS
6 9 (5.42%) Sage Pay
7 7 (4.22%) GCP
8 2 (1.20%) Power Platform
8 2 (1.20%) PowerApps
9 1 (0.60%) AWS CloudFormation
9 1 (0.60%) AWS CloudTrail
9 1 (0.60%) BrowserStack
9 1 (0.60%) Cloud Computing
9 1 (0.60%) IaaS
9 1 (0.60%) PaaS
9 1 (0.60%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 2 (1.20%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 31 (18.67%) MySQL
2 29 (17.47%) PostgreSQL
3 22 (13.25%) Redis
4 19 (11.45%) MongoDB
5 15 (9.04%) NoSQL
6 10 (6.02%) SQL Server
7 7 (4.22%) Big Data
8 2 (1.20%) SQL Server 2012
8 2 (1.20%) SQL Server 2014
8 2 (1.20%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 2 (1.20%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 2 (1.20%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 1 (0.60%) Amazon DynamoDB
9 1 (0.60%) Amazon RDS
9 1 (0.60%) RDBMS
9 1 (0.60%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 30 (18.07%) Git (software)
2 11 (6.63%) Jenkins
2 11 (6.63%) JIRA
3 10 (6.02%) Babel
3 10 (6.02%) webpack
4 9 (5.42%) IntelliJ
5 3 (1.81%) Cucumber
5 3 (1.81%) JMeter
5 3 (1.81%) Postman
5 3 (1.81%) Protractor
5 3 (1.81%) Selenium
5 3 (1.81%) SoapUI
6 2 (1.20%) GitLab
7 1 (0.60%) NUnit
7 1 (0.60%) PHPUnit
7 1 (0.60%) SpecFlow
7 1 (0.60%) Subversion
7 1 (0.60%) Team Foundation Server
7 1 (0.60%) TeamCity
7 1 (0.60%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 30 (18.07%) Finance
2 21 (12.65%) Marketing
3 3 (1.81%) Public Sector
4 1 (0.60%) Automotive
4 1 (0.60%) Electronics
4 1 (0.60%) Games
Job Titles
1 93 (56.02%) Software Engineer
2 40 (24.10%) Senior Software Engineer
3 28 (16.87%) Developer
4 23 (13.86%) Team Leader
5 20 (12.05%) Lead Software Engineer
6 15 (9.04%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
7 14 (8.43%) Software Team Leader
8 12 (7.23%) Java Engineer
8 12 (7.23%) Java Software Engineer
9 11 (6.63%) PHP Software Engineer
9 11 (6.63%) Senior Java Engineer
9 11 (6.63%) Senior Java Software Engineer
10 10 (6.02%) JavaScript Developer
10 10 (6.02%) JavaScript Engineer
10 10 (6.02%) React Developer
11 9 (5.42%) Development Team Leader
11 9 (5.42%) Software Developer
12 7 (4.22%) Designer
12 7 (4.22%) Software Engineering Team Leader
13 6 (3.61%) Principal Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 47 (28.31%) .NET
2 31 (18.67%) Redux
3 20 (12.05%) .NET Core
4 19 (11.45%) React
5 16 (9.64%) Node.js
6 14 (8.43%) .NET Framework
7 12 (7.23%) AngularJS
7 12 (7.23%) Symfony
7 12 (7.23%) Web Services
8 11 (6.63%) HTML
8 11 (6.63%) REST
9 9 (5.42%) RESTful
10 7 (4.22%) CSS
10 7 (4.22%) Ruby on Rails
11 6 (3.61%) jQuery
11 6 (3.61%) Swagger
12 5 (3.01%) Backbone.js
12 5 (3.01%) Spring
12 5 (3.01%) Twitter Bootstrap
12 5 (3.01%) Visualforce
Miscellaneous
1 21 (12.65%) Mobile App
2 18 (10.84%) Enterprise Software
3 6 (3.61%) Greenfield Project
4 1 (0.60%) CAN bus
4 1 (0.60%) Hybrid Cloud
4 1 (0.60%) Kindle
4 1 (0.60%) NHS
4 1 (0.60%) Public Cloud
4 1 (0.60%) Self-Motivation
4 1 (0.60%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 14 (8.43%) Windows
2 8 (4.82%) Linux
3 4 (2.41%) Windows 10
4 2 (1.20%) Mac OS X
4 2 (1.20%) Unix
5 1 (0.60%) Android
5 1 (0.60%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 101 (60.84%) Agile Software Development
2 71 (42.77%) Problem-Solving
3 37 (22.29%) TDD
4 28 (16.87%) Computer Science
4 28 (16.87%) Microservices
5 25 (15.06%) Scrum
6 20 (12.05%) Mentoring
7 19 (11.45%) Coaching
8 18 (10.84%) Product Roadmap
9 16 (9.64%) Project Delivery
10 15 (9.04%) Front End Development
11 12 (7.23%) SDLC
12 11 (6.63%) OO
13 10 (6.02%) Digital Transformation Programme
13 10 (6.02%) Open Source
13 10 (6.02%) Pair Programming
14 9 (5.42%) CQRS
14 9 (5.42%) Domain-Driven Design
14 9 (5.42%) E-Commerce
14 9 (5.42%) Threat Modelling
Programming Languages
1 54 (32.53%) JavaScript
2 47 (28.31%) C#
3 30 (18.07%) Python
4 29 (17.47%) SQL
5 24 (14.46%) Java
5 24 (14.46%) PHP
6 19 (11.45%) C++
7 11 (6.63%) Lua
8 10 (6.02%) ES6
9 8 (4.82%) PowerShell
9 8 (4.82%) Ruby
10 5 (3.01%) Apex Code
11 3 (1.81%) VB.NET
12 2 (1.20%) Scala
12 2 (1.20%) TypeScript
13 1 (0.60%) C
13 1 (0.60%) VB
Qualifications
1 29 (17.47%) Degree
2 26 (15.66%) Computer Science Degree
3 1 (0.60%) AWS Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 24 (14.46%) QA
2 1 (0.60%) GDPR
2 1 (0.60%) MISRA
2 1 (0.60%) MISRA C
System Software
1 7 (4.22%) Docker
2 6 (3.61%) Active Directory
3 1 (0.60%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 6 (3.61%) Kubernetes
1 6 (3.61%) Opscode Chef
1 6 (3.61%) Puppet
1 6 (3.61%) Terraform
2 1 (0.60%) Packer
Vendors
1 88 (53.01%) Sage
2 21 (12.65%) Microsoft
3 7 (4.22%) ServiceNow
4 5 (3.01%) Salesforce.com
5 2 (1.20%) Nintex
6 1 (0.60%) Adobe
6 1 (0.60%) Cisco
6 1 (0.60%) Dynatrace
6 1 (0.60%) Google
6 1 (0.60%) Kofax
6 1 (0.60%) Oracle