Period
to 21 May 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 21 May 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Software Engineering
England > North East
6 months to
21 May 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 20 25 41
Rank change year-on-year +5 +16 -8
Permanent jobs citing Software Engineering 136 153 76
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North East 10.55% 8.88% 6.09%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 11.46% 9.62% 6.60%
Number of salaries quoted 120 115 65
North East median annual salary £45,000 £50,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -10.00% +17.65% +3.03%
10th Percentile £32,500 £31,250 £27,800
90th Percentile £63,750 £68,750 £51,250
England median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year +4.76% +10.53% -2.06%

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 1,187 1,590 1,152
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North East 92.09% 92.28% 92.31%
Number of salaries quoted 891 1,344 1,027
North East median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £35,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +12.68% -5.33%
10th Percentile £26,250 £23,125 £22,500
90th Percentile £63,750 £62,500 £52,500
England median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +5.00% - +5.26%

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 21 May 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 21 May 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 -3 95 £50,000 - 33
Durham +27 37 £37,000 +11.28% 5
Teesside - 5 £35,000 -
Software Engineering
England

For the 6 months to 21 May 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 69 (50.74%) Agile Software Development
2 58 (42.65%) C#
3 54 (39.71%) Java
4 49 (36.03%) .NET
5 46 (33.82%) JavaScript
6 37 (27.21%) C++
7 36 (26.47%) TDD
8 35 (25.74%) Degree
9 32 (23.53%) Microsoft Azure
10 30 (22.06%) Test Automation
10 30 (22.06%) SQL
11 28 (20.59%) Windows
12 26 (19.12%) OO
12 26 (19.12%) CSS
12 26 (19.12%) HTML
12 26 (19.12%) Scrum
13 24 (17.65%) SQL Server
14 22 (16.18%) MVC
14 22 (16.18%) Coaching
15 21 (15.44%) Continuous Integration
15 21 (15.44%) ASP.NET
15 21 (15.44%) Computer Science
16 19 (13.97%) Linux
16 19 (13.97%) Mentoring
17 18 (13.24%) Git (software)
17 18 (13.24%) Amazon AWS
17 18 (13.24%) Microsoft
17 18 (13.24%) Problem-Solving
18 17 (12.50%) C
19 16 (11.76%) 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 10 (7.35%) Apache
2 7 (5.15%) IIS
3 5 (3.68%) NServiceBus
4 4 (2.94%) JBoss
4 4 (2.94%) MS Exchange
5 3 (2.21%) CMS
6 1 (0.74%) Apache Solr
6 1 (0.74%) Apache Spark
6 1 (0.74%) Sitefinity
6 1 (0.74%) Umbraco
Applications
1 1 (0.74%) EngageOne
Cloud Services
1 32 (23.53%) Microsoft Azure
2 18 (13.24%) Amazon AWS
3 10 (7.35%) SaaS
4 4 (2.94%) Cloud Computing
4 4 (2.94%) Google Cloud Platform
5 3 (2.21%) Office 365
6 2 (1.47%) GitHub
7 1 (0.74%) AWS CloudFormation
Communications & Networking
1 3 (2.21%) Bluetooth
1 3 (2.21%) Ethernet
2 2 (1.47%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 24 (17.65%) SQL Server
2 16 (11.76%) NoSQL
3 8 (5.88%) RDBMS
3 8 (5.88%) Relational Database
4 5 (3.68%) Oracle Database
5 4 (2.94%) PostgreSQL
6 3 (2.21%) Big Data
6 3 (2.21%) MySQL
7 2 (1.47%) MongoDB
8 1 (0.74%) Apache Cassandra
8 1 (0.74%) Hadoop
8 1 (0.74%) HBase
Development Applications
1 18 (13.24%) Git (software)
2 13 (9.56%) Subversion
3 9 (6.62%) Jenkins
3 9 (6.62%) Visual Studio
4 8 (5.88%) Mercurial
5 6 (4.41%) JIRA
6 4 (2.94%) Appium
6 4 (2.94%) Protractor
6 4 (2.94%) Selenium
7 3 (2.21%) CMake
8 2 (1.47%) Eclipse
8 2 (1.47%) IntelliJ
8 2 (1.47%) Team Foundation Server
8 2 (1.47%) TeamCity
9 1 (0.74%) gulp
General
1 7 (5.15%) Electronics
2 5 (3.68%) Telecoms
3 4 (2.94%) Billing
4 3 (2.21%) Manufacturing
5 2 (1.47%) Automotive
6 1 (0.74%) Advertising
6 1 (0.74%) Aerospace
6 1 (0.74%) Retail
Job Titles
1 72 (52.94%) Software Engineer
2 50 (36.76%) Developer
3 18 (13.24%) C# Software Engineer
4 17 (12.50%) Java Developer
5 16 (11.76%) .NET Developer
5 16 (11.76%) Software Developer
6 15 (11.03%) C# Developer
7 14 (10.29%) .NET Software Engineer
7 14 (10.29%) C# .NET Developer
8 10 (7.35%) Developer/Software Engineer
9 9 (6.62%) Lead Software Engineer
9 9 (6.62%) Senior Software Engineer
10 8 (5.88%) ASP.NET Developer
10 8 (5.88%) Azure Engineer
10 8 (5.88%) Azure Software Engineer
10 8 (5.88%) C# ASP.NET Developer
10 8 (5.88%) C++ Software Engineer
11 7 (5.15%) Cloud Developer
11 7 (5.15%) DevOps Engineer
11 7 (5.15%) Senior Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 49 (36.03%) .NET
2 26 (19.12%) CSS
2 26 (19.12%) HTML
3 21 (15.44%) ASP.NET
4 15 (11.03%) .NET Framework
5 11 (8.09%) ASP.NET MVC
5 11 (8.09%) HTML5
6 10 (7.35%) AngularJS
7 9 (6.62%) Entity Framework
8 8 (5.88%) jQuery
8 8 (5.88%) Node.js
8 8 (5.88%) Spring
9 7 (5.15%) Angular 2
10 6 (4.41%) Hibernate
10 6 (4.41%) WCF
11 5 (3.68%) RESTful
11 5 (3.68%) Sass
12 4 (2.94%) .NET Core
12 4 (2.94%) Apache CXF
12 4 (2.94%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 12 (8.82%) Algorithms
1 12 (8.82%) Enterprise Software
2 9 (6.62%) Data Structures
3 8 (5.88%) Fintech
4 3 (2.21%) Public Cloud
5 2 (1.47%) Cloud Native
5 2 (1.47%) CUDA
5 2 (1.47%) Embedded Systems
5 2 (1.47%) Linux Command Line
5 2 (1.47%) Tandem
5 2 (1.47%) User Experience
6 1 (0.74%) 3D Graphics
6 1 (0.74%) Analytical Skills
6 1 (0.74%) Greenfield Project
6 1 (0.74%) Life Science
Operating Systems
1 28 (20.59%) Windows
2 19 (13.97%) Linux
3 5 (3.68%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (0.74%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 69 (50.74%) Agile Software Development
2 36 (26.47%) TDD
3 30 (22.06%) Test Automation
4 26 (19.12%) OO
4 26 (19.12%) Scrum
5 22 (16.18%) Coaching
5 22 (16.18%) MVC
6 21 (15.44%) Computer Science
6 21 (15.44%) Continuous Integration
7 19 (13.97%) Mentoring
8 18 (13.24%) Problem-Solving
9 14 (10.29%) Pair Programming
10 12 (8.82%) BDD
10 12 (8.82%) Configuration Management
10 12 (8.82%) DevOps
11 11 (8.09%) Microservices
12 9 (6.62%) Continuous Improvement
12 9 (6.62%) Open Source
12 9 (6.62%) Project Management
12 9 (6.62%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 58 (42.65%) C#
2 54 (39.71%) Java
3 46 (33.82%) JavaScript
4 37 (27.21%) C++
5 30 (22.06%) SQL
6 17 (12.50%) C
7 12 (8.82%) TypeScript
8 7 (5.15%) Bash Shell
8 7 (5.15%) PHP
8 7 (5.15%) Python
9 4 (2.94%) Ruby
9 4 (2.94%) Scala
10 3 (2.21%) Perl
11 2 (1.47%) C++/CLI
11 2 (1.47%) MATLAB
11 2 (1.47%) R
11 2 (1.47%) VB.NET
12 1 (0.74%) Kotlin
12 1 (0.74%) RPG
12 1 (0.74%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 35 (25.74%) Degree
2 4 (2.94%) Computer Science Degree
3 2 (1.47%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (5.15%) QA
2 3 (2.21%) GDPR
System Software
1 5 (3.68%) Docker
2 2 (1.47%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 11 (8.09%) Ansible
2 8 (5.88%) Puppet
3 5 (3.68%) Kubernetes
3 5 (3.68%) Terraform
Vendors
1 18 (13.24%) Microsoft
2 14 (10.29%) Oracle
3 4 (2.94%) Progress
4 2 (1.47%) EMC
4 2 (1.47%) Sybase
5 1 (0.74%) MuleSoft