Period
to 18 January 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 18 January 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Software Engineering
England > North East
6 months to
18 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 45 23 46
Rank change year-on-year -22 +23 +2
Permanent jobs citing Software Engineering 78 112 78
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North East 4.99% 8.35% 5.74%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 5.70% 9.82% 6.41%
Number of salaries quoted 69 98 82
North East median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
10th Percentile £27,500 £27,500 £27,650
90th Percentile £60,250 £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 1,368 1,141 1,216
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North East 87.47% 85.09% 89.48%
Number of salaries quoted 1,191 950 1,059
North East median annual salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.67% - -
10th Percentile £24,250 £22,500 £24,500
90th Percentile £62,500 £57,500 £58,750
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 January 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 18 January 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 -14 61 £42,500 +6.25% 30
Durham -22 14 £32,500 +3.17% 3
Northumberland - 2 £37,500 -
Software Engineering
England

For the 6 months to 18 January 2018, 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 60 (76.92%) Agile Software Development
2 41 (52.56%) .NET
3 37 (47.44%) JavaScript
4 34 (43.59%) C#
4 34 (43.59%) Java
5 31 (39.74%) Degree
6 28 (35.90%) OO
7 25 (32.05%) AngularJS
8 24 (30.77%) MVC
9 23 (29.49%) ASP.NET
9 23 (29.49%) ASP.NET MVC
9 23 (29.49%) React
9 23 (29.49%) SDLC
10 21 (26.92%) HTML
11 20 (25.64%) Continuous Integration
12 19 (24.36%) HTML5
12 19 (24.36%) C++
12 19 (24.36%) Windows
13 18 (23.08%) SQL Server
13 18 (23.08%) Enterprise Software
14 17 (21.79%) Xamarin
14 17 (21.79%) Scrum
14 17 (21.79%) Web Development
15 16 (20.51%) KnockoutJS
15 16 (20.51%) Apple iOS
15 16 (20.51%) Android
16 15 (19.23%) Unit Testing
17 14 (17.95%) Domain-Driven Design
17 14 (17.95%) SOLID
17 14 (17.95%) WPF

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 14 (17.95%) SharePoint
2 2 (2.56%) Apache Spark
3 1 (1.28%) Confluence
3 1 (1.28%) Documentum
3 1 (1.28%) IIS
Business Applications
1 13 (16.67%) Dynamics CRM
1 13 (16.67%) Dynamics GP
2 1 (1.28%) Payment Gateway
Cloud Services
1 5 (6.41%) Amazon AWS
1 5 (6.41%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (3.85%) IaaS
2 3 (3.85%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (2.56%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (23.08%) SQL Server
2 13 (16.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 6 (7.69%) NoSQL
4 3 (3.85%) Big Data
5 2 (2.56%) Hadoop
6 1 (1.28%) Data Mining
6 1 (1.28%) Geospatial Data
6 1 (1.28%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 7 (8.97%) Git (software)
2 3 (3.85%) Jenkins
2 3 (3.85%) Selenium
2 3 (3.85%) Subversion
3 2 (2.56%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 2 (2.56%) Mercurial
4 1 (1.28%) GoogleTest
4 1 (1.28%) JIRA
4 1 (1.28%) Maven
4 1 (1.28%) MSTest
4 1 (1.28%) NUnit
4 1 (1.28%) Octopus Deploy
4 1 (1.28%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (1.28%) TeamCity
General
1 4 (5.13%) Advertising
2 2 (2.56%) Finance
2 2 (2.56%) Games
2 2 (2.56%) Manufacturing
2 2 (2.56%) Telecoms
3 1 (1.28%) Back Office
3 1 (1.28%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 43 (55.13%) Developer
2 24 (30.77%) .NET Developer
3 21 (26.92%) Software Engineer
4 17 (21.79%) Java Developer
4 17 (21.79%) Software Developer
5 14 (17.95%) .NET Software Developer
6 13 (16.67%) ASP.NET Developer
6 13 (16.67%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
6 13 (16.67%) C# Developer
7 11 (14.10%) C# .NET Developer
8 8 (10.26%) C++ Software Engineer
9 6 (7.69%) Senior Software Engineer
10 5 (6.41%) Architect
10 5 (6.41%) Graduate
11 4 (5.13%) Full Stack Developer
11 4 (5.13%) Lead Developer
11 4 (5.13%) Web Developer
12 3 (3.85%) .NET Web Applications Developer
12 3 (3.85%) C# Web Applications Developer
12 3 (3.85%) Full Stack Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 41 (52.56%) .NET
2 25 (32.05%) AngularJS
3 23 (29.49%) ASP.NET
3 23 (29.49%) ASP.NET MVC
3 23 (29.49%) React
4 21 (26.92%) HTML
5 19 (24.36%) HTML5
6 16 (20.51%) KnockoutJS
7 14 (17.95%) WPF
8 10 (12.82%) Node.js
9 8 (10.26%) .NET Framework
10 7 (8.97%) Web Services
11 6 (7.69%) REST
12 5 (6.41%) CSS
13 4 (5.13%) Backbone.js
13 4 (5.13%) Entity Framework
13 4 (5.13%) Spring
13 4 (5.13%) XML
14 3 (3.85%) ASP.NET Web API
14 3 (3.85%) Symfony
Miscellaneous
1 18 (23.08%) Enterprise Software
2 13 (16.67%) Mobile App
3 10 (12.82%) Computer Science
4 5 (6.41%) Algorithms
5 3 (3.85%) 3D Graphics
6 2 (2.56%) 3D Printing
6 2 (2.56%) Analytical Skills
6 2 (2.56%) Data Structures
6 2 (2.56%) Embedded Systems
7 1 (1.28%) Arduino
7 1 (1.28%) Fintech
7 1 (1.28%) Life Science
7 1 (1.28%) Management Information System
7 1 (1.28%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 19 (24.36%) Windows
2 16 (20.51%) Android
2 16 (20.51%) Apple iOS
3 10 (12.82%) Linux
4 1 (1.28%) CentOS
4 1 (1.28%) Ubuntu
4 1 (1.28%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 60 (76.92%) Agile Software Development
2 28 (35.90%) OO
3 24 (30.77%) MVC
4 23 (29.49%) SDLC
5 20 (25.64%) Continuous Integration
6 17 (21.79%) Scrum
6 17 (21.79%) Web Development
7 15 (19.23%) Unit Testing
8 14 (17.95%) CRM
8 14 (17.95%) Domain-Driven Design
8 14 (17.95%) SOLID
9 13 (16.67%) User Stories
10 11 (14.10%) Test Automation
11 9 (11.54%) Mentoring
11 9 (11.54%) TDD
12 8 (10.26%) Microservices
13 5 (6.41%) Open Source
14 4 (5.13%) BDD
14 4 (5.13%) Mathematics
14 4 (5.13%) Software Testing
Programming Languages
1 37 (47.44%) JavaScript
2 34 (43.59%) C#
2 34 (43.59%) Java
3 19 (24.36%) C++
4 14 (17.95%) SQL
5 13 (16.67%) VBA
6 5 (6.41%) Scala
7 4 (5.13%) C
7 4 (5.13%) PHP
8 3 (3.85%) MATLAB
9 1 (1.28%) Embedded C
9 1 (1.28%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 31 (39.74%) Degree
2 3 (3.85%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (1.28%) Computer Science Degree
3 1 (1.28%) Numerate Degree
3 1 (1.28%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (3.85%) QA
System Software
1 3 (3.85%) Docker
2 1 (1.28%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 1 (1.28%) Puppet
Vendors
1 17 (21.79%) Xamarin
2 10 (12.82%) Microsoft
3 4 (5.13%) Sitecore
4 3 (3.85%) Zend
5 1 (1.28%) Atlassian
5 1 (1.28%) CA Agile Central
5 1 (1.28%) OpenText
5 1 (1.28%) Pega
5 1 (1.28%) Red Hat