Period
to 18 November 2017

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 18 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Software Engineering
England > North East
6 months to
18 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 39 24 41
Rank change year-on-year -15 +17 -2
Permanent jobs citing Software Engineering 72 129 94
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North East 5.35% 8.51% 6.01%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 6.13% 10.07% 6.76%
Number of salaries quoted 68 112 116
North East median annual salary £40,000 £35,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +14.29% -12.50% +25.00%
10th Percentile £27,500 £27,500 £21,625
90th Percentile £56,000 £51,250 £52,500
England median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year - +5.26% +5.56%

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 1174 1281 1390
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North East 87.16% 84.55% 88.93%
Number of salaries quoted 1010 1084 1192
North East median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
10th Percentile £23,725 £25,575 £25,000
90th Percentile £61,250 £60,000 £57,500
England median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year - +5.26% +5.56%

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 18 November 2017.

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 18 November 2017. 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 -13 51 £42,169 +5.42% 10
Durham -24 19 £35,000 +11.11% 1
Northumberland -8 2 £42,500 +41.67%
Software Engineering
England

For the 6 months to 18 November 2017, IT jobs citing Software Engineering also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the North East region with a requirement for Software Engineering.

1 50 (69.44%) Agile Software Development
2 31 (43.06%) .NET
2 31 (43.06%) Degree
3 26 (36.11%) JavaScript
4 25 (34.72%) C#
4 25 (34.72%) Java
5 23 (31.94%) C++
6 21 (29.17%) OO
7 20 (27.78%) Windows
7 20 (27.78%) Computer Science
7 20 (27.78%) SDLC
8 19 (26.39%) MVC
9 16 (22.22%) HTML
9 16 (22.22%) AngularJS
10 15 (20.83%) HTML5
10 15 (20.83%) Linux
11 14 (19.44%) ASP.NET
11 14 (19.44%) Web Development
11 14 (19.44%) React
11 14 (19.44%) Continuous Integration
12 12 (16.67%) ASP.NET MVC
12 12 (16.67%) Enterprise Software
12 12 (16.67%) SQL Server
13 11 (15.28%) Unit Testing
14 10 (13.89%) Test Automation
14 10 (13.89%) Xamarin
14 10 (13.89%) Scrum
15 9 (12.50%) Advertising
15 9 (12.50%) TDD
15 9 (12.50%) CRM

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 8 (11.11%) SharePoint
2 2 (2.78%) Documentum
3 1 (1.39%) Apache
3 1 (1.39%) CMS
3 1 (1.39%) Confluence
3 1 (1.39%) nginx
3 1 (1.39%) OpenStack
3 1 (1.39%) Sitecore CMS
3 1 (1.39%) Tomcat
Business Applications
1 8 (11.11%) Dynamics CRM
1 8 (11.11%) Dynamics GP
2 1 (1.39%) Payment Gateway
Cloud Services
1 7 (9.72%) Microsoft Azure
2 6 (8.33%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (1.39%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 4 (5.56%) RS-232
1 4 (5.56%) RS-485
1 4 (5.56%) Wireless
2 2 (2.78%) SSL
3 1 (1.39%) 802.15
3 1 (1.39%) HTTP
3 1 (1.39%) SMS
3 1 (1.39%) ZigBee
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (16.67%) SQL Server
2 8 (11.11%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 7 (9.72%) MongoDB
4 2 (2.78%) NoSQL
5 1 (1.39%) Amazon DynamoDB
5 1 (1.39%) Big Data
5 1 (1.39%) Data Mining
5 1 (1.39%) Geospatial Data
5 1 (1.39%) MySQL
5 1 (1.39%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 5 (6.94%) Git (software)
1 5 (6.94%) Jenkins
1 5 (6.94%) Selenium
2 3 (4.17%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 2 (2.78%) JIRA
3 2 (2.78%) Maven
3 2 (2.78%) MSTest
3 2 (2.78%) NUnit
3 2 (2.78%) Octopus Deploy
3 2 (2.78%) Subversion
3 2 (2.78%) Team Foundation Server
3 2 (2.78%) TeamCity
4 1 (1.39%) GoogleTest
General
1 9 (12.50%) Advertising
2 4 (5.56%) Marketing
3 2 (2.78%) Finance
3 2 (2.78%) Games
3 2 (2.78%) Telecoms
4 1 (1.39%) Back Office
4 1 (1.39%) Electronics
4 1 (1.39%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 30 (41.67%) Developer
2 28 (38.89%) Software Engineer
3 18 (25.00%) .NET Developer
4 11 (15.28%) C++ Software Engineer
4 11 (15.28%) Software Developer
5 10 (13.89%) .NET Software Developer
5 10 (13.89%) Java Developer
6 9 (12.50%) C# .NET Developer
6 9 (12.50%) C# Developer
7 8 (11.11%) ASP.NET Developer
7 8 (11.11%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
7 8 (11.11%) Senior Software Engineer
8 6 (8.33%) Embedded Engineer
8 6 (8.33%) Graduate
9 5 (6.94%) Embedded Software Engineer
10 4 (5.56%) Analyst
10 4 (5.56%) Architect
10 4 (5.56%) Embedded C Software Engineer
10 4 (5.56%) Software Analyst
10 4 (5.56%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 31 (43.06%) .NET
2 16 (22.22%) AngularJS
2 16 (22.22%) HTML
3 15 (20.83%) HTML5
4 14 (19.44%) ASP.NET
4 14 (19.44%) React
5 12 (16.67%) ASP.NET MVC
6 9 (12.50%) KnockoutJS
7 8 (11.11%) CSS
7 8 (11.11%) Node.js
7 8 (11.11%) Web Services
7 8 (11.11%) WPF
8 6 (8.33%) .NET Framework
9 5 (6.94%) Entity Framework
9 5 (6.94%) REST
10 4 (5.56%) ASP.NET Web API
10 4 (5.56%) Boost C++ Libraries
10 4 (5.56%) LINQ
10 4 (5.56%) SOAP
10 4 (5.56%) STL
Miscellaneous
1 20 (27.78%) Computer Science
2 12 (16.67%) Enterprise Software
3 9 (12.50%) Mobile App
4 7 (9.72%) Algorithms
5 4 (5.56%) Embedded Systems
6 2 (2.78%) 3D Graphics
6 2 (2.78%) Analytical Skills
7 1 (1.39%) 3D Printing
7 1 (1.39%) Arduino
7 1 (1.39%) Life Science
7 1 (1.39%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 20 (27.78%) Windows
2 15 (20.83%) Linux
3 9 (12.50%) Android
4 8 (11.11%) Apple iOS
5 1 (1.39%) CentOS
5 1 (1.39%) OpenVMS
5 1 (1.39%) Ubuntu
5 1 (1.39%) Windows Embedded Compact
5 1 (1.39%) Windows Server
5 1 (1.39%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 50 (69.44%) Agile Software Development
2 21 (29.17%) OO
3 20 (27.78%) SDLC
4 19 (26.39%) MVC
5 14 (19.44%) Continuous Integration
5 14 (19.44%) Web Development
6 11 (15.28%) Unit Testing
7 10 (13.89%) Scrum
7 10 (13.89%) Test Automation
8 9 (12.50%) CRM
8 9 (12.50%) Domain-Driven Design
8 9 (12.50%) Mentoring
8 9 (12.50%) TDD
8 9 (12.50%) User Stories
9 8 (11.11%) SOLID
10 6 (8.33%) OOP
11 5 (6.94%) Coaching
11 5 (6.94%) Microservices
12 4 (5.56%) DevOps
12 4 (5.56%) Software Architecture
Programming Languages
1 26 (36.11%) JavaScript
2 25 (34.72%) C#
2 25 (34.72%) Java
3 23 (31.94%) C++
4 8 (11.11%) PHP
4 8 (11.11%) VBA
5 6 (8.33%) C
5 6 (8.33%) Embedded C
5 6 (8.33%) SQL
6 4 (5.56%) Embedded C++
7 2 (2.78%) MATLAB
7 2 (2.78%) Perl
8 1 (1.39%) Go
8 1 (1.39%) Pascal
8 1 (1.39%) Python
8 1 (1.39%) Ruby
8 1 (1.39%) Scala
8 1 (1.39%) T-SQL
8 1 (1.39%) XPath
8 1 (1.39%) XQuery
Qualifications
1 31 (43.06%) Degree
2 9 (12.50%) Computer Science Degree
3 2 (2.78%) PhD
3 2 (2.78%) Security Cleared
4 1 (1.39%) Numerate Degree
4 1 (1.39%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (5.56%) ISO 9001
2 2 (2.78%) QA
3 1 (1.39%) Disclosure Scotland
3 1 (1.39%) SLA
System Software
1 6 (8.33%) Firmware
2 3 (4.17%) Docker
Systems Management
1 3 (4.17%) Puppet
2 1 (1.39%) Ansible
2 1 (1.39%) HAProxy
Vendors
1 10 (13.89%) Xamarin
2 6 (8.33%) Microsoft
3 3 (4.17%) Zend
4 2 (2.78%) Pega
4 2 (2.78%) Sitecore
5 1 (1.39%) Atlassian
5 1 (1.39%) CA Agile Central
5 1 (1.39%) EMC
5 1 (1.39%) Google
5 1 (1.39%) OpenText
5 1 (1.39%) Red Hat