Period
to 13 April 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 13 April 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Software Engineering
England > North East
6 months to
13 Apr 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 15 15 18
Rank change year-on-year 0 +3 +11
Permanent jobs citing Software Engineering 116 128 147
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the North East 10.71% 9.81% 11.03%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 11.92% 10.73% 11.93%
Number of salaries quoted 112 80 125
10th Percentile £33,750 £32,500 £32,500
25th Percentile £42,500 £41,250 £36,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £55,000 £47,500 £47,500
Median % change year-on-year +15.79% - -5.00%
75th Percentile £57,500 £52,813 £60,000
90th Percentile £65,000 £53,750 £63,750
England median annual salary £60,000 £60,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year - +9.09% +4.76%

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 973 1,193 1,232
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North East 89.84% 91.42% 92.42%
Number of salaries quoted 746 892 934
10th Percentile £29,250 £24,000 £25,000
25th Percentile £33,813 £32,500 £31,250
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £45,000 £41,500 £40,000
Median % change year-on-year +8.43% +3.75% -
75th Percentile £57,500 £52,500 £52,500
90th Percentile £65,000 £62,820 £63,750
England median annual salary £55,000 £55,000 £52,500
% 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 13 April 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 13 April 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 -3 109 £55,000 +15.79% 23
Durham +1 4 £45,000 +28.57% 6
Northumberland - 2 - -
Software Engineering
England

For the 6 months to 13 April 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 90 (77.59%) Agile Software Development
2 82 (70.69%) SQL
3 69 (59.48%) AWS
4 58 (50.00%) Java
5 57 (49.14%) Spring
6 52 (44.83%) Linux
6 52 (44.83%) OO
7 50 (43.10%) NoSQL
7 50 (43.10%) Jenkins
8 49 (42.24%) DevOps
8 49 (42.24%) OOP
9 48 (41.38%) Microservices
10 46 (39.66%) Spring Boot
10 46 (39.66%) Oracle
10 46 (39.66%) Maven
11 45 (38.79%) JUnit
12 44 (37.93%) RESTful
13 43 (37.07%) C#
14 41 (35.34%) .NET
15 39 (33.62%) Azure
16 33 (28.45%) Microsoft
17 30 (25.86%) Finance
18 29 (25.00%) .NET Core
19 27 (23.28%) T-SQL
20 26 (22.41%) Web Services
20 26 (22.41%) Docker
21 23 (19.83%) API Development
22 17 (14.66%) MVC
22 17 (14.66%) Scrum
23 16 (13.79%) ASP.NET

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 5 (4.31%) Confluence
2 2 (1.72%) Elasticsearch
2 2 (1.72%) Tomcat
3 1 (0.86%) CMS
Applications
1 1 (0.86%) Simulink
Business Applications
1 1 (0.86%) Sentinel
Cloud Services
1 69 (59.48%) AWS
2 39 (33.62%) Azure
3 4 (3.45%) GCP
4 3 (2.59%) OpenShift
5 2 (1.72%) Amazon CloudWatch
5 2 (1.72%) Amazon EC2
5 2 (1.72%) Amazon ElastiCache
5 2 (1.72%) Amazon ELB
5 2 (1.72%) Amazon S3
5 2 (1.72%) Amazon SQS
5 2 (1.72%) Cloud Computing
5 2 (1.72%) SaaS
5 2 (1.72%) SonarCloud
6 1 (0.86%) GitHub
6 1 (0.86%) NuGet
Communications & Networking
1 1 (0.86%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 50 (43.10%) NoSQL
2 5 (4.31%) MySQL
3 4 (3.45%) MongoDB
4 2 (1.72%) Amazon RDS
4 2 (1.72%) Oracle Database
4 2 (1.72%) PostgreSQL
4 2 (1.72%) RDBMS
4 2 (1.72%) Redis
4 2 (1.72%) Relational Database
4 2 (1.72%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 50 (43.10%) Jenkins
2 46 (39.66%) Maven
3 45 (38.79%) JUnit
4 11 (9.48%) Git (software)
5 8 (6.90%) JIRA
6 4 (3.45%) Bitbucket
6 4 (3.45%) Subversion
7 2 (1.72%) Cucumber
7 2 (1.72%) Gradle
7 2 (1.72%) Selenium
7 2 (1.72%) WebDriver
8 1 (0.86%) Calabash
8 1 (0.86%) JBehave
8 1 (0.86%) JMeter
8 1 (0.86%) Mercurial
8 1 (0.86%) SpecFlow
8 1 (0.86%) Team Foundation Server
8 1 (0.86%) TeamCity
8 1 (0.86%) Visual Studio
8 1 (0.86%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 30 (25.86%) Finance
2 3 (2.59%) Electronics
3 2 (1.72%) Games
3 2 (1.72%) Law
3 2 (1.72%) Marketing
4 1 (0.86%) Aerospace
4 1 (0.86%) Automotive
4 1 (0.86%) Manufacturing
4 1 (0.86%) Public Sector
Job Titles
1 56 (48.28%) Software Engineer
2 55 (47.41%) Developer
3 33 (28.45%) C# Developer
4 30 (25.86%) Java Engineer
4 30 (25.86%) Java Software Engineer
5 17 (14.66%) Java Developer
6 15 (12.93%) Senior Developer
7 14 (12.07%) Scala Engineer
7 14 (12.07%) Scala Software Engineer
7 14 (12.07%) Senior Java Developer
8 11 (9.48%) Java Scala Software Engineer
9 8 (6.90%) Senior Software Engineer
10 7 (6.03%) Software Developer
11 6 (5.17%) C# Software Developer
12 4 (3.45%) Angular Developer
12 4 (3.45%) C# Software Engineer
12 4 (3.45%) Developer/Software Engineer
12 4 (3.45%) React Developer
13 3 (2.59%) .NET Developer
13 3 (2.59%) Azure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 57 (49.14%) Spring
2 46 (39.66%) Spring Boot
3 44 (37.93%) RESTful
4 41 (35.34%) .NET
5 29 (25.00%) .NET Core
6 26 (22.41%) Web Services
7 16 (13.79%) ASP.NET
8 15 (12.93%) ASP.NET MVC
9 9 (7.76%) .NET Framework
10 5 (4.31%) CSS
10 5 (4.31%) HTML
11 4 (3.45%) React
12 3 (2.59%) Hibernate
12 3 (2.59%) Node.js
13 2 (1.72%) AngularJS
13 2 (1.72%) Apache Camel
13 2 (1.72%) Gherkin
13 2 (1.72%) REST
13 2 (1.72%) Spring Batch
13 2 (1.72%) Spring Security
Miscellaneous
1 6 (5.17%) Fat Client
1 6 (5.17%) Thin Client
2 4 (3.45%) Self-Motivation
3 3 (2.59%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (1.72%) Algorithms
4 2 (1.72%) Anti-Piracy
4 2 (1.72%) Video\Live Streaming
5 1 (0.86%) Data Structures
5 1 (0.86%) e-Learning
5 1 (0.86%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (0.86%) Greenfield Project
5 1 (0.86%) HoloLens
5 1 (0.86%) Mobile App
5 1 (0.86%) Oculus Rift
5 1 (0.86%) User Experience
5 1 (0.86%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 52 (44.83%) Linux
2 2 (1.72%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 90 (77.59%) Agile Software Development
2 52 (44.83%) OO
3 49 (42.24%) DevOps
3 49 (42.24%) OOP
4 48 (41.38%) Microservices
5 23 (19.83%) API Development
6 17 (14.66%) MVC
6 17 (14.66%) Scrum
7 13 (11.21%) Continuous Improvement
8 10 (8.62%) Mentoring
9 8 (6.90%) Fintech
10 7 (6.03%) Infrastructure as Code
10 7 (6.03%) Test Automation
11 6 (5.17%) Computer Science
11 6 (5.17%) Information Management
11 6 (5.17%) RAD
11 6 (5.17%) Software Testing
11 6 (5.17%) TDD
12 5 (4.31%) Continuous Integration
12 5 (4.31%) Software Delivery
Programming Languages
1 82 (70.69%) SQL
2 58 (50.00%) Java
3 43 (37.07%) C#
4 27 (23.28%) T-SQL
5 14 (12.07%) JavaScript
5 14 (12.07%) Scala
6 11 (9.48%) C++
7 6 (5.17%) Assembly Language
7 6 (5.17%) Python
8 4 (3.45%) TypeScript
9 3 (2.59%) PHP
10 2 (1.72%) C
11 1 (0.86%) Embedded C
11 1 (0.86%) MATLAB
11 1 (0.86%) Objective-C
11 1 (0.86%) PowerShell
11 1 (0.86%) Ruby
11 1 (0.86%) Rust
Qualifications
1 6 (5.17%) Degree
1 6 (5.17%) SC Cleared
1 6 (5.17%) Security Cleared
2 1 (0.86%) BPSS Clearance
2 1 (0.86%) Computer Science Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (2.59%) QA
2 1 (0.86%) ISO 26262
2 1 (0.86%) MISRA
2 1 (0.86%) MISRA C
System Software
1 26 (22.41%) Docker
2 1 (0.86%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 8 (6.90%) Kubernetes
2 1 (0.86%) Ansible
2 1 (0.86%) HP Fortify
2 1 (0.86%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (0.86%) Puppet
2 1 (0.86%) Salt
Vendors
1 46 (39.66%) Oracle
2 33 (28.45%) Microsoft
3 4 (3.45%) Atlassian
4 2 (1.72%) Red Hat
5 1 (0.86%) OutSystems
5 1 (0.86%) SaltStack
5 1 (0.86%) Veracode