Period
to 22 October 2018

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 22 October 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Software Engineering
England > North East
6 months to
22 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 14 40 27
Rank change year-on-year +26 -13 +17
Permanent jobs citing Software Engineering 181 68 124
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North East 12.79% 5.91% 8.50%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 13.85% 6.54% 9.82%
Number of salaries quoted 146 63 104
North East median annual salary £45,000 £40,000 £34,875
Median salary % change year-on-year +12.50% +14.70% -3.13%
10th Percentile £32,500 £27,500 £27,000
90th Percentile £69,369 £55,550 £51,250
England median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £49,500
% change year-on-year +5.00% +1.01% +10.00%

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 1,307 1,039 1,263
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North East 92.37% 90.35% 86.63%
Number of salaries quoted 1,066 891 1,090
North East median annual salary £40,000 £38,959 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.67% -2.60% -
10th Percentile £22,000 £23,250 £25,725
90th Percentile £64,000 £58,750 £60,000
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 22 October 2018.

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 22 October 2018. 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 +24 149 £45,000 +12.50% 63
Durham +18 31 £40,000 +14.29% 11
Software Engineering
England

For the 6 months to 22 October 2018, 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 89 (49.17%) C#
2 74 (40.88%) SQL
3 64 (35.36%) JavaScript
4 63 (34.81%) Agile Software Development
5 62 (34.25%) Java
6 58 (32.04%) HTML
7 57 (31.49%) .NET
8 56 (30.94%) Microsoft
9 44 (24.31%) Degree
10 42 (23.20%) TDD
11 40 (22.10%) MVC
11 40 (22.10%) OO
11 40 (22.10%) Node.js
12 39 (21.55%) Test Automation
12 39 (21.55%) C++
13 38 (20.99%) Python
13 38 (20.99%) Continuous Integration
14 37 (20.44%) HTML5
14 37 (20.44%) AngularJS
15 36 (19.89%) NoSQL
15 36 (19.89%) CSS
16 34 (18.78%) Amazon AWS
16 34 (18.78%) Git (software)
17 32 (17.68%) .NET Framework
17 32 (17.68%) React
18 31 (17.13%) Mentoring
18 31 (17.13%) ASP.NET
19 30 (16.57%) SQL Server
20 29 (16.02%) Microsoft Azure
21 27 (14.92%) ASP.NET MVC

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 (4.97%) Apache
2 5 (2.76%) CMS
2 5 (2.76%) Elasticsearch
2 5 (2.76%) JBoss
3 4 (2.21%) Apache Spark
4 3 (1.66%) Tomcat
5 2 (1.10%) IIS
5 2 (1.10%) NServiceBus
5 2 (1.10%) SharePoint
5 2 (1.10%) WebLogic
5 2 (1.10%) Wowza Streaming Engine
6 1 (0.55%) BizTalk Server
6 1 (0.55%) Confluence
6 1 (0.55%) Drupal
6 1 (0.55%) nginx
6 1 (0.55%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 2 (1.10%) Spreadsheet
2 1 (0.55%) Microsoft Excel
Cloud Services
1 34 (18.78%) Amazon AWS
2 29 (16.02%) Microsoft Azure
3 9 (4.97%) SaaS
4 6 (3.31%) GitHub
5 5 (2.76%) NuGet
6 4 (2.21%) Cloud Computing
6 4 (2.21%) PaaS
7 3 (1.66%) Office 365
8 2 (1.10%) Serverless
9 1 (0.55%) Google Cloud Platform
9 1 (0.55%) Heroku
9 1 (0.55%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 2 (1.10%) Ethernet
1 2 (1.10%) SSL
2 1 (0.55%) Bluetooth
2 1 (0.55%) HTTP
2 1 (0.55%) RS-232
2 1 (0.55%) RS-485
2 1 (0.55%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 36 (19.89%) NoSQL
2 30 (16.57%) SQL Server
3 16 (8.84%) MongoDB
4 13 (7.18%) MySQL
4 13 (7.18%) Relational Database
5 7 (3.87%) RDBMS
6 6 (3.31%) Big Data
6 6 (3.31%) PostgreSQL
7 5 (2.76%) RavenDB
8 4 (2.21%) Apache Cassandra
8 4 (2.21%) Hadoop
9 3 (1.66%) Amazon DynamoDB
10 2 (1.10%) Oracle Database
11 1 (0.55%) Redis
Development Applications
1 34 (18.78%) Git (software)
2 26 (14.36%) Subversion
3 17 (9.39%) Mercurial
4 12 (6.63%) Visual Studio
5 11 (6.08%) Team Foundation Server
6 10 (5.52%) Jenkins
6 10 (5.52%) Selenium
7 8 (4.42%) TeamCity
8 5 (2.76%) Octopus Deploy
9 4 (2.21%) JIRA
9 4 (2.21%) NUnit
10 3 (1.66%) MSTest
11 2 (1.10%) Bitbucket
11 2 (1.10%) gulp
11 2 (1.10%) PHPUnit
11 2 (1.10%) Vagrant
11 2 (1.10%) Visual Studio Team System
11 2 (1.10%) VTune
11 2 (1.10%) webpack
12 1 (0.55%) NSubstitute
General
1 16 (8.84%) Automotive
2 9 (4.97%) Finance
3 7 (3.87%) Advertising
4 5 (2.76%) Banking
5 3 (1.66%) Electronics
6 2 (1.10%) Games
7 1 (0.55%) Manufacturing
7 1 (0.55%) Military
7 1 (0.55%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 78 (43.09%) Developer
2 69 (38.12%) Software Engineer
3 26 (14.36%) .NET Developer
3 26 (14.36%) Java Developer
4 25 (13.81%) C# Developer
5 22 (12.15%) C# .NET Developer
6 19 (10.50%) Senior Software Engineer
7 18 (9.94%) ASP.NET Developer
7 18 (9.94%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
7 18 (9.94%) C# ASP.NET Developer
8 11 (6.08%) C# Software Engineer
9 8 (4.42%) Senior Developer
9 8 (4.42%) Software Developer
10 7 (3.87%) Architect
10 7 (3.87%) DevOps Engineer
10 7 (3.87%) Embedded Engineer
10 7 (3.87%) Embedded Software Engineer
11 6 (3.31%) .NET Software Engineer
11 6 (3.31%) Designer
11 6 (3.31%) Interaction Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 58 (32.04%) HTML
2 57 (31.49%) .NET
3 40 (22.10%) Node.js
4 37 (20.44%) AngularJS
4 37 (20.44%) HTML5
5 36 (19.89%) CSS
6 32 (17.68%) .NET Framework
6 32 (17.68%) React
7 31 (17.13%) ASP.NET
8 27 (14.92%) ASP.NET MVC
9 20 (11.05%) Unity (Game Engine)
10 19 (10.50%) Entity Framework
11 18 (9.94%) jQuery
12 16 (8.84%) JSON
13 13 (7.18%) Angular 2
14 12 (6.63%) Spring
14 12 (6.63%) Web Services
15 10 (5.52%) .NET Core
15 10 (5.52%) CSS3
15 10 (5.52%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 20 (11.05%) Enterprise Software
2 19 (10.50%) Algorithms
3 16 (8.84%) Data Structures
4 8 (4.42%) Computer Science
5 6 (3.31%) User Experience
6 5 (2.76%) N-Tier
7 4 (2.21%) Cloud Native
7 4 (2.21%) CUDA
8 3 (1.66%) Analytical Skills
8 3 (1.66%) Greenfield Project
8 3 (1.66%) Self-Motivation
9 2 (1.10%) e-Learning
9 2 (1.10%) Media Streaming
10 1 (0.55%) CAN bus
10 1 (0.55%) Embedded Systems
10 1 (0.55%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
10 1 (0.55%) Mobile App
10 1 (0.55%) Robotics
10 1 (0.55%) Symmetrix
10 1 (0.55%) VHDL
Operating Systems
1 24 (13.26%) Linux
2 14 (7.73%) Windows
3 6 (3.31%) Unix
4 2 (1.10%) FreeRTOS
5 1 (0.55%) Android
5 1 (0.55%) Apple iOS
5 1 (0.55%) Embedded Linux
5 1 (0.55%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 63 (34.81%) Agile Software Development
2 42 (23.20%) TDD
3 40 (22.10%) MVC
3 40 (22.10%) OO
4 39 (21.55%) Test Automation
5 38 (20.99%) Continuous Integration
6 31 (17.13%) Mentoring
7 25 (13.81%) Web Development
8 24 (13.26%) Unit Testing
9 23 (12.71%) BDD
10 22 (12.15%) DevOps
10 22 (12.15%) Pair Programming
10 22 (12.15%) Problem-Solving
11 20 (11.05%) Decision-Making
11 20 (11.05%) Scrum
12 17 (9.39%) Domain-Driven Design
13 15 (8.29%) Microservices
14 14 (7.73%) SDLC
15 13 (7.18%) OOP
16 10 (5.52%) Mathematics
Programming Languages
1 89 (49.17%) C#
2 74 (40.88%) SQL
3 64 (35.36%) JavaScript
4 62 (34.25%) Java
5 39 (21.55%) C++
6 38 (20.99%) Python
7 21 (11.60%) C
8 11 (6.08%) PHP
9 9 (4.97%) MATLAB
9 9 (4.97%) TypeScript
10 5 (2.76%) Bash Shell
10 5 (2.76%) Korn
10 5 (2.76%) PowerShell
10 5 (2.76%) Ruby
10 5 (2.76%) Shell Script
11 4 (2.21%) Embedded C
11 4 (2.21%) Embedded C++
11 4 (2.21%) R
11 4 (2.21%) Scala
12 3 (1.66%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 44 (24.31%) Degree
2 5 (2.76%) Computer Science Degree
3 2 (1.10%) Chartered Engineer
3 2 (1.10%) HND
4 1 (0.55%) CITP
4 1 (0.55%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (0.55%) PhD
4 1 (0.55%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (6.63%) GDPR
2 11 (6.08%) QA
System Software
1 9 (4.97%) Firmware
2 7 (3.87%) Docker
Systems Management
1 4 (2.21%) Hadoop YARN
2 1 (0.55%) Ansible
Vendors
1 56 (30.94%) Microsoft
2 9 (4.97%) Oracle
3 6 (3.31%) Xamarin
4 5 (2.76%) NVIDIA
5 2 (1.10%) Atlassian
6 1 (0.55%) EMC
6 1 (0.55%) MuleSoft
6 1 (0.55%) Sitecore
6 1 (0.55%) Sybase
6 1 (0.55%) Zend