Period
to 4 August 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 4 August 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Software Engineering
England > North East
6 months to
4 Aug 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 9 19 19
Rank change year-on-year +10 0 +18
Permanent jobs citing Software Engineering 106 127 180
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the North East 13.62% 10.18% 11.02%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 15.01% 10.98% 11.93%
Number of salaries quoted 85 85 145
Median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
10th Percentile £32,500 £32,500 £32,500
90th Percentile £58,000 £63,250 £63,750
England median annual salary £60,000 £55,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year +9.09% +4.76% +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 706 1,157 1,509
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North East 90.75% 92.71% 92.41%
Number of salaries quoted 573 858 1,236
Median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% - +6.67%
10th Percentile £26,250 £25,425 £22,500
90th Percentile £63,750 £60,000 £61,250
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 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 4 August 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 4 August 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 +11 103 £45,000 -10.00% 18
Durham -10 2 £35,000 - 5
Software Engineering
England

For the 6 months to 4 August 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 55 (51.89%) JavaScript
2 43 (40.57%) Agile Software Development
3 34 (32.08%) Python
4 32 (30.19%) SaaS
5 28 (26.42%) Mobile App
6 27 (25.47%) PHP
7 25 (23.58%) C#
8 24 (22.64%) MySQL
9 23 (21.70%) TDD
9 23 (21.70%) AWS
10 22 (20.75%) Redis
10 22 (20.75%) OO
11 21 (19.81%) QA
12 20 (18.87%) Marketing
12 20 (18.87%) PostgreSQL
12 20 (18.87%) Git (software)
12 20 (18.87%) Redux
13 18 (16.98%) HTML5
13 18 (16.98%) Node.js
13 18 (16.98%) HTML
14 17 (16.04%) Microsoft
14 17 (16.04%) REST
14 17 (16.04%) NoSQL
14 17 (16.04%) Azure
14 17 (16.04%) Problem-Solving
15 16 (15.09%) Unity (Game Engine)
15 16 (15.09%) DevOps
15 16 (15.09%) Degree
15 16 (15.09%) Continuous Integration
16 15 (14.15%) Web Development

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 3 (2.83%) CMS
1 3 (2.83%) Sitecore CMS
2 2 (1.89%) Tomcat
Applications
1 1 (0.94%) Microsoft Excel
1 1 (0.94%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 2 (1.89%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 32 (30.19%) SaaS
2 23 (21.70%) AWS
3 17 (16.04%) Azure
4 9 (8.49%) PaaS
5 6 (5.66%) GCP
6 4 (3.77%) IaaS
7 3 (2.83%) Cloud Computing
7 3 (2.83%) npm
8 2 (1.89%) AWS CloudFormation
8 2 (1.89%) Dynamics 365
8 2 (1.89%) Slack
8 2 (1.89%) Trello
9 1 (0.94%) Power Platform
9 1 (0.94%) PowerApps
9 1 (0.94%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 2 (1.89%) Firewall
1 2 (1.89%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 24 (22.64%) MySQL
2 22 (20.75%) Redis
3 20 (18.87%) PostgreSQL
4 17 (16.04%) NoSQL
5 7 (6.60%) MongoDB
6 5 (4.72%) SQL Server
7 2 (1.89%) Amazon DynamoDB
7 2 (1.89%) InterSystems Cache
7 2 (1.89%) Relational Database
8 1 (0.94%) Big Data
8 1 (0.94%) Power BI
8 1 (0.94%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 20 (18.87%) Git (software)
2 9 (8.49%) Babel
2 9 (8.49%) webpack
3 8 (7.55%) Mercurial
3 8 (7.55%) Subversion
4 6 (5.66%) PHPUnit
5 4 (3.77%) Jenkins
6 2 (1.89%) JIRA
6 2 (1.89%) Visual Studio Team System
7 1 (0.94%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 20 (18.87%) Marketing
2 15 (14.15%) Automotive
3 12 (11.32%) Games
4 3 (2.83%) Finance
5 2 (1.89%) Banking
5 2 (1.89%) Publishing
6 1 (0.94%) Public Sector
Job Titles
1 51 (48.11%) Software Engineer
2 23 (21.70%) Developer
3 16 (15.09%) JavaScript Engineer
4 11 (10.38%) PHP Software Engineer
4 11 (10.38%) Senior Software Engineer
5 10 (9.43%) Cloud Engineer
5 10 (9.43%) Senior Cloud Engineer
5 10 (9.43%) Senior Web Engineer
5 10 (9.43%) Web Engineer
6 9 (8.49%) C# Software Engineer
6 9 (8.49%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
7 8 (7.55%) Android Engineer
7 8 (7.55%) Android Software Engineer
7 8 (7.55%) iOS Software Engineer
7 8 (7.55%) Java Engineer
7 8 (7.55%) Java Software Engineer
8 7 (6.60%) Administrator
8 7 (6.60%) JavaScript Developer
8 7 (6.60%) React Developer
8 7 (6.60%) Senior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (18.87%) Redux
2 18 (16.98%) HTML
2 18 (16.98%) HTML5
2 18 (16.98%) Node.js
3 17 (16.04%) REST
4 16 (15.09%) Unity (Game Engine)
5 12 (11.32%) .NET
5 12 (11.32%) React
5 12 (11.32%) Symfony
6 9 (8.49%) Laravel
7 8 (7.55%) React Native
8 6 (5.66%) OpenGL
9 5 (4.72%) CSS
9 5 (4.72%) DirectX
10 4 (3.77%) CSS3
11 3 (2.83%) .NET Framework
11 3 (2.83%) RESTful
11 3 (2.83%) Spring
12 2 (1.89%) JPA
12 2 (1.89%) JTA
Miscellaneous
1 28 (26.42%) Mobile App
2 13 (12.26%) Algorithms
3 8 (7.55%) Data Structures
4 5 (4.72%) Greenfield Project
5 3 (2.83%) Enterprise Software
6 2 (1.89%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
6 2 (1.89%) Enterprise Cloud
6 2 (1.89%) Public Cloud
7 1 (0.94%) Analytical Skills
7 1 (0.94%) Blog
7 1 (0.94%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 15 (14.15%) Linux
2 8 (7.55%) Android
2 8 (7.55%) Apple iOS
3 5 (4.72%) CentOS
4 4 (3.77%) Windows
5 3 (2.83%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 2 (1.89%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 43 (40.57%) Agile Software Development
2 23 (21.70%) TDD
3 22 (20.75%) OO
4 17 (16.04%) Problem-Solving
5 16 (15.09%) Continuous Integration
5 16 (15.09%) DevOps
6 15 (14.15%) Web Development
7 13 (12.26%) Visualisation
8 12 (11.32%) Line Management
9 11 (10.38%) Front End Development
9 11 (10.38%) Scrum
10 10 (9.43%) Mathematics
10 10 (9.43%) Test Automation
11 9 (8.49%) High Availability
12 8 (7.55%) Android Development
12 8 (7.55%) Decision-Making
12 8 (7.55%) iOS Development
12 8 (7.55%) SOLID
13 7 (6.60%) 3D Visualisation
13 7 (6.60%) Open Source
Programming Languages
1 55 (51.89%) JavaScript
2 34 (32.08%) Python
3 27 (25.47%) PHP
4 25 (23.58%) C#
5 14 (13.21%) Java
6 13 (12.26%) C++
7 12 (11.32%) Lua
8 11 (10.38%) SQL
9 9 (8.49%) ES6
10 6 (5.66%) PowerShell
11 5 (4.72%) HLSL
12 3 (2.83%) Bash Shell
13 1 (0.94%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 16 (15.09%) Degree
2 2 (1.89%) AWS Certification
2 2 (1.89%) Computer Science Degree
3 1 (0.94%) SC Cleared
3 1 (0.94%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 21 (19.81%) QA
System Software
1 7 (6.60%) Docker
2 4 (3.77%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 9 (8.49%) Terraform
2 6 (5.66%) Opscode Chef
2 6 (5.66%) Puppet
3 5 (4.72%) Ansible
3 5 (4.72%) Kubernetes
4 1 (0.94%) Packer
Vendors
1 17 (16.04%) Microsoft
2 8 (7.55%) NVIDIA
3 4 (3.77%) ServiceNow
4 3 (2.83%) Sitecore
5 2 (1.89%) Red Hat
5 2 (1.89%) Remedy
6 1 (0.94%) Xamarin