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 27 February 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Software Engineer
Rank 15 11 10
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -1
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Engineer 8 1 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Gateshead 17.02% 4.76% 5.88%
As % of the Job Titles category 17.02% 5.00% 6.67%
Number of salaries quoted 8 1 1
Average salary £30,000 £22,500 £44,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+33.33% -48.86%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
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
47 20 15
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Gateshead 100.00% 95.24% 88.24%
Number of salaries quoted 47 20 14
Average salary £31,000 £26,000 £43,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+19.23% -39.53%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,300 £23,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £38,000 £43,000 £45,000
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 27 February 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 14 (100.00%) C#
2 12 (85.71%) .NET
2 12 (85.71%) Web Development
3 11 (78.57%) WPF
3 11 (78.57%) MVC
3 11 (78.57%) XML
3 11 (78.57%) VB.NET
3 11 (78.57%) Client/Server
4 3 (21.43%) C++
4 3 (21.43%) Software Engineering
4 3 (21.43%) Degree
5 2 (14.29%) Mathematics
5 2 (14.29%) Physics
5 2 (14.29%) Computer Science
5 2 (14.29%) PhD
5 2 (14.29%) 3D Graphics
5 2 (14.29%) Games
5 2 (14.29%) OpenGL
5 2 (14.29%) DirectX
5 2 (14.29%) 3D Programming
5 2 (14.29%) Visualisation
5 2 (14.29%) Multithreading
5 2 (14.29%) HLSL
5 2 (14.29%) Unity (Game Engine)
6 1 (7.14%) Analytical Skills
6 1 (7.14%) Security Cleared
6 1 (7.14%) Waterfall
6 1 (7.14%) Embedded Systems
6 1 (7.14%) Configuration Management
6 1 (7.14%) ISO 9001

Software Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Gateshead by Category

For the 6 months to 27 February 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.

Communications & Networking
1 1 (7.14%) Ethernet
1 1 (7.14%) TCP/IP
Development Applications
1 1 (7.14%) Subversion
General
1 2 (14.29%) Games
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (85.71%) .NET
2 11 (78.57%) XML
2 11 (78.57%) WPF
3 2 (14.29%) Unity (Game Engine)
3 2 (14.29%) OpenGL
3 2 (14.29%) DirectX
Miscellaneous
1 11 (78.57%) Client/Server
2 2 (14.29%) 3D Graphics
2 2 (14.29%) Mathematics
2 2 (14.29%) Physics
2 2 (14.29%) Computer Science
2 2 (14.29%) Visualisation
3 1 (7.14%) Embedded Systems
3 1 (7.14%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (7.14%) RIA
Operating Systems
1 1 (7.14%) Windows
1 1 (7.14%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (85.71%) Web Development
2 11 (78.57%) MVC
3 3 (21.43%) Software Engineering
4 2 (14.29%) Multithreading
4 2 (14.29%) 3D Programming
5 1 (7.14%) Waterfall
5 1 (7.14%) Agile Software Development
5 1 (7.14%) OO
5 1 (7.14%) Configuration Management
Programming Languages
1 14 (100.00%) C#
2 11 (78.57%) VB.NET
3 3 (21.43%) C++
4 2 (14.29%) HLSL
5 1 (7.14%) C
5 1 (7.14%) Python
5 1 (7.14%) Embedded C
5 1 (7.14%) Assembly Language
Qualifications
1 3 (21.43%) Degree
2 2 (14.29%) PhD
3 1 (7.14%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (7.14%) ISO 9001
Gateshead, Tyne and Wear
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Salary: £25,000 to £35,000
Posted: Yesterday
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Posted: 3 days ago