The table below looks at the statistics for the Software Engineer role in IT jobs advertised for the Gateshead region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Software Engineer in their job title over the 3 months to 30 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Software Engineer
Rank 17 7 -
Rank change year-on-year
-10 -
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Engineer 8 1 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Gateshead 15.09% 6.67% -
As % of the Job Titles category 15.09% 7.14% -
Number of salaries quoted 8 1 0
Average salary £30,000 £22,500 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
+33.33% -
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%
Software Engineer
Tyne and Wear

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the Gateshead region. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of permanent jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
Gateshead
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
53 14 17
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Gateshead 100.00% 93.33% 89.47%
Number of salaries quoted 51 14 17
Average salary £31,000 £23,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+34.78% -38.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £23,000 £21,000
10% offered a salary of more than £38,000 £43,000 £33,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

Software Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in Gateshead

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Software Engineer in the job title across the Gateshead region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Software Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in Gateshead

Software Engineer
Salary Trend in Gateshead

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Software Engineer across the Gateshead region.

Software Engineer Salary Trend in Gateshead

Software Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Gateshead

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, IT jobs across the Gateshead region that cited Software Engineer in their job title mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled with Software Engineer in their job title.

1 12 (92.31%) C#
2 11 (84.62%) .NET
2 11 (84.62%) Web Development
3 10 (76.92%) Client/Server
3 10 (76.92%) MVC
3 10 (76.92%) XML
3 10 (76.92%) VB.NET
3 10 (76.92%) WPF
4 3 (23.08%) Python
4 3 (23.08%) Linux
5 2 (15.38%) Perl
5 2 (15.38%) Java
5 2 (15.38%) Degree
5 2 (15.38%) Software Engineering
6 1 (7.69%) Performance Testing
6 1 (7.69%) Load Testing
6 1 (7.69%) Test Scripting
6 1 (7.69%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 1 (7.69%) Continuous Integration
6 1 (7.69%) Manual Testing
6 1 (7.69%) Security Cleared
6 1 (7.69%) TestNG
6 1 (7.69%) Test Automation
6 1 (7.69%) Product Management
6 1 (7.69%) SaaS
6 1 (7.69%) Waterfall
6 1 (7.69%) Hudson
6 1 (7.69%) REST
6 1 (7.69%) Backbone.js
6 1 (7.69%) Embedded Systems

Software Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Gateshead by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, IT jobs across the Gateshead region that cited Software Engineer in their job title mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled with Software Engineer in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Cloud Services
1 1 (7.69%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (7.69%) Ethernet
1 1 (7.69%) TCP/IP
Development Applications
1 1 (7.69%) Atlassian Bamboo
1 1 (7.69%) TestNG
1 1 (7.69%) Hudson
1 1 (7.69%) Jenkins
1 1 (7.69%) Subversion
1 1 (7.69%) Selenium
1 1 (7.69%) JUnit
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (84.62%) .NET
2 10 (76.92%) XML
2 10 (76.92%) WPF
3 1 (7.69%) REST
3 1 (7.69%) Backbone.js
3 1 (7.69%) Ajax
3 1 (7.69%) HTML
3 1 (7.69%) Flash
3 1 (7.69%) CSS
3 1 (7.69%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 10 (76.92%) Client/Server
2 1 (7.69%) Embedded Systems
2 1 (7.69%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (7.69%) RIA
2 1 (7.69%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 3 (23.08%) Linux
2 1 (7.69%) UNIX
2 1 (7.69%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (84.62%) Web Development
2 10 (76.92%) MVC
3 2 (15.38%) Software Engineering
4 1 (7.69%) Performance Testing
4 1 (7.69%) Load Testing
4 1 (7.69%) Test Scripting
4 1 (7.69%) Continuous Integration
4 1 (7.69%) Manual Testing
4 1 (7.69%) Test Automation
4 1 (7.69%) Product Management
4 1 (7.69%) Waterfall
4 1 (7.69%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (7.69%) Automated Testing
4 1 (7.69%) Configuration Management
4 1 (7.69%) OO
Programming Languages
1 12 (92.31%) C#
2 10 (76.92%) VB.NET
3 3 (23.08%) Python
4 2 (15.38%) Perl
4 2 (15.38%) Java
5 1 (7.69%) Embedded C
5 1 (7.69%) Assembly Language
5 1 (7.69%) JavaScript
5 1 (7.69%) C++
5 1 (7.69%) PHP
5 1 (7.69%) SQL
5 1 (7.69%) C
Qualifications
1 2 (15.38%) Degree
2 1 (7.69%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (7.69%) QA
1 1 (7.69%) ISO 9001