Period
to 25 October 2020

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 25 October 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Software Engineering
England > North East
6 months to
25 Oct 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 7 14 16
Rank change year-on-year +7 +2 +24
Permanent jobs citing Software Engineering 115 141 181
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the North East 16.67% 12.66% 12.78%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 17.91% 13.62% 13.75%
Number of salaries quoted 107 59 152
Median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
10th Percentile £33,250 £37,000 £32,500
90th Percentile £65,000 £62,500 £69,182
England median annual salary £60,000 £57,500 £53,000
% change year-on-year +4.35% +8.49% +6.00%

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 642 1,035 1,316
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North East 93.04% 92.91% 92.94%
Number of salaries quoted 562 776 1,070
Median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% +2.22%
10th Percentile £28,750 £26,375 £22,000
90th Percentile £62,500 £61,250 £64,000
England median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £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 25 October 2020.

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 25 October 2020. 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 +5 101 £45,000 - 13
Durham -1 7 £45,000 +12.50% 7
Northumberland -2 1 £47,500 +5.56%
Software Engineering
England

For the 6 months to 25 October 2020, 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 56 (48.70%) JavaScript
2 39 (33.91%) C#
3 38 (33.04%) Agile Software Development
4 32 (27.83%) SQL
5 28 (24.35%) Python
5 28 (24.35%) Node.js
6 27 (23.48%) HTML
6 27 (23.48%) .NET
7 25 (21.74%) Git (software)
8 24 (20.87%) Java
8 24 (20.87%) OO
9 20 (17.39%) Linux
9 20 (17.39%) Web Development
9 20 (17.39%) Azure
9 20 (17.39%) HTML5
9 20 (17.39%) NoSQL
9 20 (17.39%) DevOps
10 19 (16.52%) Degree
11 18 (15.65%) Scrum
12 17 (14.78%) C++
12 17 (14.78%) Docker
12 17 (14.78%) Algorithms
13 16 (13.91%) SaaS
13 16 (13.91%) Test Automation
13 16 (13.91%) Microsoft
13 16 (13.91%) TDD
13 16 (13.91%) Problem-Solving
14 15 (13.04%) Decision-Making
14 15 (13.04%) Continuous Integration
14 15 (13.04%) 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 11 (9.57%) Confluence
2 6 (5.22%) CMS
3 3 (2.61%) Sitecore CMS
4 2 (1.74%) Elasticsearch
4 2 (1.74%) nginx
4 2 (1.74%) Tomcat
4 2 (1.74%) WordPress
Applications
1 1 (0.87%) Simulink
Business Applications
1 2 (1.74%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 20 (17.39%) Azure
2 16 (13.91%) SaaS
3 15 (13.04%) AWS
4 11 (9.57%) PaaS
5 6 (5.22%) GCP
6 5 (4.35%) Cloud Computing
7 4 (3.48%) DigitalOcean
7 4 (3.48%) IaaS
8 2 (1.74%) AWS CloudFormation
8 2 (1.74%) Dynamics 365
8 2 (1.74%) npm
8 2 (1.74%) Slack
8 2 (1.74%) Trello
9 1 (0.87%) Power Platform
9 1 (0.87%) PowerApps
9 1 (0.87%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 2 (1.74%) Firewall
1 2 (1.74%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (17.39%) NoSQL
2 9 (7.83%) MongoDB
3 7 (6.09%) Redis
4 6 (5.22%) MySQL
5 5 (4.35%) PostgreSQL
6 3 (2.61%) Relational Database
7 2 (1.74%) Amazon DynamoDB
7 2 (1.74%) Big Data
7 2 (1.74%) BigQuery
7 2 (1.74%) InterSystems Cache
7 2 (1.74%) SQL Server
8 1 (0.87%) Power BI
8 1 (0.87%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 25 (21.74%) Git (software)
2 14 (12.17%) Bitbucket
3 13 (11.30%) JIRA
3 13 (11.30%) Mercurial
3 13 (11.30%) Subversion
4 9 (7.83%) Babel
4 9 (7.83%) webpack
5 7 (6.09%) Jenkins
6 3 (2.61%) Team Foundation Server
6 3 (2.61%) Visual Studio Team System
7 1 (0.87%) Appium
7 1 (0.87%) Calabash
7 1 (0.87%) Cucumber
7 1 (0.87%) JBehave
7 1 (0.87%) JMeter
7 1 (0.87%) JUnit
7 1 (0.87%) Selenium
7 1 (0.87%) SpecFlow
7 1 (0.87%) TeamCity
7 1 (0.87%) WebDriver
General
1 14 (12.17%) Automotive
2 13 (11.30%) Finance
3 7 (6.09%) Marketing
4 5 (4.35%) Games
5 2 (1.74%) Advertising
5 2 (1.74%) Electronics
6 1 (0.87%) Aerospace
6 1 (0.87%) Public Sector
Job Titles
1 53 (46.09%) Software Engineer
2 43 (37.39%) Developer
3 12 (10.43%) C# Developer
3 12 (10.43%) Senior Developer
3 12 (10.43%) Senior Software Engineer
4 11 (9.57%) JavaScript Engineer
5 10 (8.70%) Cloud Engineer
5 10 (8.70%) Senior Cloud Engineer
5 10 (8.70%) Senior Web Engineer
5 10 (8.70%) Web Engineer
6 9 (7.83%) C# Software Engineer
7 8 (6.96%) Java Engineer
7 8 (6.96%) Java Software Engineer
8 7 (6.09%) Software Developer
9 6 (5.22%) DevOps Engineer
9 6 (5.22%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
9 6 (5.22%) React Developer
10 5 (4.35%) Associate Director
10 5 (4.35%) Embedded Engineer
10 5 (4.35%) Technical Director
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 28 (24.35%) Node.js
2 27 (23.48%) .NET
2 27 (23.48%) HTML
3 20 (17.39%) HTML5
4 14 (12.17%) React Native
5 13 (11.30%) ASP.NET
6 12 (10.43%) React
6 12 (10.43%) Unity (Game Engine)
7 11 (9.57%) .NET Core
7 11 (9.57%) ASP.NET MVC
7 11 (9.57%) REST
8 9 (7.83%) CSS
8 9 (7.83%) GraphQL
9 7 (6.09%) Redux
10 5 (4.35%) AngularJS
11 4 (3.48%) .NET Framework
11 4 (3.48%) CSS3
11 4 (3.48%) Express
11 4 (3.48%) RabbitMQ
12 2 (1.74%) Ruby on Rails
Miscellaneous
1 17 (14.78%) Algorithms
2 13 (11.30%) Data Structures
3 9 (7.83%) Mobile App
4 6 (5.22%) Analytical Skills
5 5 (4.35%) User Experience
6 4 (3.48%) Enterprise Software
7 3 (2.61%) Blog
7 3 (2.61%) Greenfield Project
8 2 (1.74%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
8 2 (1.74%) Enterprise Cloud
8 2 (1.74%) Management Information System
8 2 (1.74%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 20 (17.39%) Linux
2 4 (3.48%) Android
2 4 (3.48%) Apple iOS
3 2 (1.74%) CentOS
3 2 (1.74%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 38 (33.04%) Agile Software Development
2 24 (20.87%) OO
3 20 (17.39%) DevOps
3 20 (17.39%) Web Development
4 18 (15.65%) Scrum
5 16 (13.91%) Problem-Solving
5 16 (13.91%) TDD
5 16 (13.91%) Test Automation
6 15 (13.04%) Continuous Integration
6 15 (13.04%) Decision-Making
6 15 (13.04%) MVC
7 12 (10.43%) Line Management
8 11 (9.57%) High Availability
8 11 (9.57%) Microservices
9 8 (6.96%) Mathematics
10 7 (6.09%) 3D Visualisation
10 7 (6.09%) Front End Development
10 7 (6.09%) Visualisation
11 6 (5.22%) Mobile Development
11 6 (5.22%) SOLID
Programming Languages
1 56 (48.70%) JavaScript
2 39 (33.91%) C#
3 32 (27.83%) SQL
4 28 (24.35%) Python
5 24 (20.87%) Java
6 17 (14.78%) C++
7 10 (8.70%) T-SQL
8 7 (6.09%) PHP
9 5 (4.35%) ES6
10 4 (3.48%) C
11 3 (2.61%) Bash Shell
11 3 (2.61%) Embedded C
11 3 (2.61%) TypeScript
12 2 (1.74%) Embedded C++
12 2 (1.74%) Lua
12 2 (1.74%) PowerShell
12 2 (1.74%) Ruby
13 1 (0.87%) Erlang
13 1 (0.87%) Go
13 1 (0.87%) MATLAB
Qualifications
1 19 (16.52%) Degree
2 2 (1.74%) AWS Certification
2 2 (1.74%) Computer Science Degree
3 1 (0.87%) SC Cleared
3 1 (0.87%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (6.09%) QA
2 1 (0.87%) ISO 26262
2 1 (0.87%) MISRA
2 1 (0.87%) MISRA C
System Software
1 17 (14.78%) Docker
2 1 (0.87%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 7 (6.09%) Ansible
2 5 (4.35%) Kubernetes
2 5 (4.35%) Terraform
3 2 (1.74%) Opscode Chef
3 2 (1.74%) Puppet
4 1 (0.87%) Packer
Vendors
1 16 (13.91%) Microsoft
2 10 (8.70%) Atlassian
3 5 (4.35%) NVIDIA
4 4 (3.48%) Google
5 3 (2.61%) Sitecore
6 2 (1.74%) Red Hat
6 2 (1.74%) Remedy
7 1 (0.87%) Salesforce.com
7 1 (0.87%) Xamarin