Period
to 25 April 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 25 April 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Software Engineering
England > North East
6 months to
25 Apr 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 27 36 36
Rank change year-on-year +9 0 +8
Permanent jobs citing Software Engineering 145 82 86
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North East 7.69% 6.12% 6.42%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 8.42% 6.92% 7.20%
Number of salaries quoted 113 72 64
North East median annual salary £50,000 £42,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +17.65% - +11.84%
10th Percentile £27,500 £27,500 £27,950
90th Percentile £70,000 £51,250 £73,750
England median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year +5.00% +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 1,722 1,185 1,194
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North East 91.35% 88.43% 89.17%
Number of salaries quoted 1,477 1,033 1,047
North East median annual salary £40,000 £37,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +8.11% -1.33% -
10th Percentile £23,500 £22,500 £23,500
90th Percentile £62,943 £53,750 £63,750
England median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,903
% change year-on-year - +4.38% +3.02%

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 25 April 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 25 April 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 +16 136 £50,000 +17.65% 28
Durham -17 5 £26,500 -24.29% 9
Northumberland +1 3 £37,500 -11.76%
Software Engineering
England

For the 6 months to 25 April 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 99 (68.28%) Agile Software Development
2 88 (60.69%) C#
3 86 (59.31%) .NET
4 61 (42.07%) Microsoft
5 60 (41.38%) SQL
5 60 (41.38%) HTML
6 57 (39.31%) MVC
7 55 (37.93%) Java
8 54 (37.24%) ASP.NET
9 52 (35.86%) JavaScript
9 52 (35.86%) HTML5
9 52 (35.86%) AngularJS
10 48 (33.10%) React
11 47 (32.41%) ASP.NET MVC
12 45 (31.03%) Degree
13 39 (26.90%) SDLC
14 38 (26.21%) Xamarin
15 37 (25.52%) OO
16 36 (24.83%) Microsoft Azure
17 34 (23.45%) Amazon AWS
18 32 (22.07%) Unit Testing
19 30 (20.69%) Advertising
20 29 (20.00%) Enterprise Software
21 25 (17.24%) Scrum
21 25 (17.24%) .NET Framework
21 25 (17.24%) SQL Server
21 25 (17.24%) Git (software)
21 25 (17.24%) .NET Core
22 23 (15.86%) Continuous Integration
23 22 (15.17%) TDD

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 (6.21%) SharePoint
2 4 (2.76%) Apache Spark
2 4 (2.76%) Confluence
3 2 (1.38%) IIS
4 1 (0.69%) MS Exchange
Business Applications
1 7 (4.83%) Dynamics CRM
1 7 (4.83%) Dynamics GP
Cloud Services
1 36 (24.83%) Microsoft Azure
2 34 (23.45%) Amazon AWS
3 16 (11.03%) SaaS
4 6 (4.14%) IaaS
4 6 (4.14%) PaaS
5 4 (2.76%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 4 (2.76%) HTTP
1 4 (2.76%) SSL
2 3 (2.07%) Ethernet
2 3 (2.07%) FlexRay
2 3 (2.07%) SMS
3 1 (0.69%) Bluetooth
3 1 (0.69%) Firewall
3 1 (0.69%) TCP/IP
3 1 (0.69%) Wireless
3 1 (0.69%) ZigBee
Database & Business Intelligence
1 25 (17.24%) SQL Server
2 18 (12.41%) NoSQL
3 7 (4.83%) Big Data
3 7 (4.83%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 6 (4.14%) Hadoop
5 3 (2.07%) MongoDB
6 2 (1.38%) Apache Hive
6 2 (1.38%) CouchDB
6 2 (1.38%) Data Mining
6 2 (1.38%) HBase
6 2 (1.38%) IBM BigInsights
6 2 (1.38%) IBM InfoSphere
6 2 (1.38%) Text Mining
7 1 (0.69%) Amazon DynamoDB
7 1 (0.69%) Data Lake
7 1 (0.69%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 25 (17.24%) Git (software)
2 10 (6.90%) NUnit
2 10 (6.90%) Visual Studio
3 9 (6.21%) Mercurial
3 9 (6.21%) Subversion
4 7 (4.83%) JIRA
5 5 (3.45%) MSTest
5 5 (3.45%) Team Foundation Server
6 4 (2.76%) Bitbucket
6 4 (2.76%) Moq
6 4 (2.76%) NSubstitute
6 4 (2.76%) Qt Creator
6 4 (2.76%) ReSharper
6 4 (2.76%) TeamCity
7 2 (1.38%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 30 (20.69%) Advertising
2 6 (4.14%) Manufacturing
3 5 (3.45%) Finance
4 4 (2.76%) Automotive
4 4 (2.76%) Electronics
5 3 (2.07%) Retail
6 2 (1.38%) Telecoms
7 1 (0.69%) Back Office
7 1 (0.69%) Banking
7 1 (0.69%) Games
Job Titles
1 75 (51.72%) Developer
2 44 (30.34%) Software Engineer
3 33 (22.76%) .NET Developer
4 28 (19.31%) C# Developer
5 26 (17.93%) Java Developer
6 25 (17.24%) Software Developer
7 21 (14.48%) C# .NET Developer
8 17 (11.72%) Senior Developer
9 16 (11.03%) Senior Software Engineer
10 15 (10.34%) .NET Software Developer
10 15 (10.34%) ASP.NET Developer
10 15 (10.34%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
11 13 (8.97%) C++ Software Engineer
12 10 (6.90%) Senior Software Developer
13 9 (6.21%) Technical Leader
14 8 (5.52%) C# ASP.NET Developer
15 7 (4.83%) .NET Software Engineer
16 6 (4.14%) Architect
16 6 (4.14%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
16 6 (4.14%) Senior .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 86 (59.31%) .NET
2 60 (41.38%) HTML
3 54 (37.24%) ASP.NET
4 52 (35.86%) AngularJS
4 52 (35.86%) HTML5
5 48 (33.10%) React
6 47 (32.41%) ASP.NET MVC
7 25 (17.24%) .NET Core
7 25 (17.24%) .NET Framework
8 22 (15.17%) Angular 2
9 16 (11.03%) WPF
10 15 (10.34%) CSS
11 14 (9.66%) Entity Framework
11 14 (9.66%) Web Services
12 12 (8.28%) Node.js
13 11 (7.59%) KnockoutJS
13 11 (7.59%) REST
14 9 (6.21%) LINQ
14 9 (6.21%) Spring
15 8 (5.52%) Backbone.js
Miscellaneous
1 29 (20.00%) Enterprise Software
2 12 (8.28%) Algorithms
2 12 (8.28%) Computer Science
3 10 (6.90%) Self-Motivation
4 9 (6.21%) Data Structures
5 8 (5.52%) User Experience
6 7 (4.83%) Mobile App
7 5 (3.45%) Analytical Skills
7 5 (3.45%) Embedded Systems
8 4 (2.76%) Arduino
8 4 (2.76%) Greenfield Project
8 4 (2.76%) Life Science
9 3 (2.07%) 3D Graphics
9 3 (2.07%) CAN bus
10 2 (1.38%) 3D Printing
10 2 (1.38%) Social Network
11 1 (0.69%) Animation
11 1 (0.69%) Fintech
11 1 (0.69%) Online Gambling
11 1 (0.69%) Social Gaming
Operating Systems
1 16 (11.03%) Windows
2 15 (10.34%) Apple iOS
3 14 (9.66%) Android
4 7 (4.83%) Linux
5 2 (1.38%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 99 (68.28%) Agile Software Development
2 57 (39.31%) MVC
3 39 (26.90%) SDLC
4 37 (25.52%) OO
5 32 (22.07%) Unit Testing
6 25 (17.24%) Scrum
7 23 (15.86%) Continuous Integration
8 22 (15.17%) TDD
9 17 (11.72%) Web Development
10 16 (11.03%) Problem-Solving
11 15 (10.34%) Microservices
11 15 (10.34%) Test Automation
12 14 (9.66%) Domain-Driven Design
13 12 (8.28%) BDD
13 12 (8.28%) Mentoring
14 11 (7.59%) Decision-Making
14 11 (7.59%) Pair Programming
15 10 (6.90%) Machine Learning
15 10 (6.90%) SOLID
16 9 (6.21%) Artificial Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 88 (60.69%) C#
2 60 (41.38%) SQL
3 55 (37.93%) Java
4 52 (35.86%) JavaScript
5 19 (13.10%) C++
6 14 (9.66%) C
7 8 (5.52%) Scala
8 7 (4.83%) VBA
9 6 (4.14%) PHP
10 3 (2.07%) MATLAB
11 2 (1.38%) Python
12 1 (0.69%) Apple Swift
12 1 (0.69%) Embedded C
12 1 (0.69%) Objective-C
12 1 (0.69%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 45 (31.03%) Degree
2 6 (4.14%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (0.69%) Master's Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (8.28%) QA
2 4 (2.76%) ISO 13485
3 3 (2.07%) ISO 26262
3 3 (2.07%) MISRA
System Software
1 4 (2.76%) Firmware
2 2 (1.38%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 1 (0.69%) HAProxy
Vendors
1 61 (42.07%) Microsoft
2 38 (26.21%) Xamarin
3 6 (4.14%) Sitecore
4 4 (2.76%) Atlassian
4 4 (2.76%) Atmel
5 2 (1.38%) Cloudera
5 2 (1.38%) Greenplum
5 2 (1.38%) Hortonworks
5 2 (1.38%) IBM
5 2 (1.38%) MapR
5 2 (1.38%) Oracle
6 1 (0.69%) Apple
6 1 (0.69%) CA Agile Central