The table below looks at the statistics for the Software Engineer role in IT jobs advertised for the Newcastle upon Tyne 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 22 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Software Engineer
Rank 42 46 47
Rank change year-on-year
+4 +1
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Engineer 21 11 11
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Newcastle upon Tyne 3.69% 2.52% 2.40%
As % of the Job Titles category 3.81% 2.60% 2.44%
Number of salaries quoted 19 11 10
Average salary £29,500 £36,000 £38,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-18.05% -6.49%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £23,500 £34,750
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £37,000 £40,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £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 Newcastle upon Tyne 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
Newcastle upon Tyne
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
551 423 450
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Newcastle upon Tyne 96.84% 96.80% 98.25%
Number of salaries quoted 361 352 376
Average salary £32,500 £37,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-13.33% -
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £22,500 £23,400
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £72,500 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +1.29%

Software Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in Newcastle upon Tyne

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

Software Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in Newcastle upon Tyne

Software Engineer
Salary Trend in Newcastle upon Tyne

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

Software Engineer Salary Trend in Newcastle upon Tyne

Software Engineer
Salary Histogram in Newcastle upon Tyne

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Software Engineer across the Newcastle upon Tyne region over the 3 months to 22 August 2014.

Software Engineer Salary Histogram in Newcastle upon Tyne

Software Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Newcastle upon Tyne

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, IT jobs across the Newcastle upon Tyne 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 50 (94.34%) Software Engineering
2 31 (58.49%) Java
3 22 (41.51%) C++
4 18 (33.96%) SQL
5 16 (30.19%) Linux
6 14 (26.42%) Spring
6 14 (26.42%) Computer Science
7 12 (22.64%) JUnit
7 12 (22.64%) Image Processing
8 11 (20.75%) J2EE
8 11 (20.75%) JavaScript
8 11 (20.75%) C#
8 11 (20.75%) Hibernate
9 10 (18.87%) Agile Software Development
10 9 (16.98%) TDD
10 9 (16.98%) Mathematics
10 9 (16.98%) PHP
11 8 (15.09%) OO
11 8 (15.09%) CSS
11 8 (15.09%) Python
11 8 (15.09%) OpenGL
11 8 (15.09%) Scrum
11 8 (15.09%) Unit Testing
11 8 (15.09%) Multithreading
11 8 (15.09%) Visualisation
11 8 (15.09%) 3D Visualisation
12 7 (13.21%) CruiseControl
12 7 (13.21%) Physics
12 7 (13.21%) Degree
12 7 (13.21%) JIRA

Software Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Newcastle upon Tyne by Category

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, IT jobs across the Newcastle upon Tyne 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.

Application Platforms
1 2 (3.77%) Moodle
2 1 (1.89%) CMS
Cloud Services
1 2 (3.77%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (3.77%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (11.32%) MySQL
2 3 (5.66%) PostgreSQL
3 2 (3.77%) Oracle Database
4 1 (1.89%) SQL Server
4 1 (1.89%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 12 (22.64%) JUnit
2 7 (13.21%) CruiseControl
2 7 (13.21%) JIRA
2 7 (13.21%) Eclipse
3 4 (7.55%) Visual Studio
4 3 (5.66%) Ant
4 3 (5.66%) Maven
5 2 (3.77%) Hudson
5 2 (3.77%) Jenkins
5 2 (3.77%) Selenium
5 2 (3.77%) TestNG
5 2 (3.77%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 1 (1.89%) Git (software)
6 1 (1.89%) Mercurial
General
1 7 (13.21%) Games
2 4 (7.55%) Electronics
3 2 (3.77%) Banking
3 2 (3.77%) Finance
4 1 (1.89%) Advertising
4 1 (1.89%) Publishing
4 1 (1.89%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (26.42%) Spring
2 11 (20.75%) J2EE
2 11 (20.75%) Hibernate
3 8 (15.09%) CSS
3 8 (15.09%) OpenGL
4 7 (13.21%) HTML
5 5 (9.43%) .NET
5 5 (9.43%) SOAP
5 5 (9.43%) .NET Framework
6 4 (7.55%) XML
6 4 (7.55%) WinForms
7 3 (5.66%) XHTML
7 3 (5.66%) Spring MVC
8 2 (3.77%) REST
8 2 (3.77%) Backbone.js
8 2 (3.77%) HTML5 Canvas
8 2 (3.77%) Ajax
8 2 (3.77%) Flash
8 2 (3.77%) LAMP
9 1 (1.89%) Kohana
Miscellaneous
1 14 (26.42%) Computer Science
2 9 (16.98%) Mathematics
3 8 (15.09%) Visualisation
4 7 (13.21%) Physics
5 4 (7.55%) Embedded Systems
5 4 (7.55%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
6 3 (5.66%) Mobile App
7 2 (3.77%) Mobile Banking
7 2 (3.77%) Mobile Payment
8 1 (1.89%) 3D Graphics
8 1 (1.89%) VLE
8 1 (1.89%) Learning Management System
8 1 (1.89%) Statistics
8 1 (1.89%) CUDA
8 1 (1.89%) GPGPU
8 1 (1.89%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 16 (30.19%) Linux
2 6 (11.32%) Windows
3 2 (3.77%) UNIX
4 1 (1.89%) Android
4 1 (1.89%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 50 (94.34%) Software Engineering
2 12 (22.64%) Image Processing
3 10 (18.87%) Agile Software Development
4 9 (16.98%) TDD
5 8 (15.09%) OO
5 8 (15.09%) Scrum
5 8 (15.09%) Unit Testing
5 8 (15.09%) Multithreading
5 8 (15.09%) 3D Visualisation
6 6 (11.32%) MVC
7 5 (9.43%) OOD
8 4 (7.55%) Static Code Analysis
8 4 (7.55%) Data Analysis
8 4 (7.55%) Product Management
8 4 (7.55%) OOA/OOD
8 4 (7.55%) Quality Management
9 3 (5.66%) Automated Testing
10 2 (3.77%) Test Automation
10 2 (3.77%) Performance Testing
10 2 (3.77%) Load Testing
Programming Languages
1 31 (58.49%) Java
2 22 (41.51%) C++
3 18 (33.96%) SQL
4 11 (20.75%) JavaScript
4 11 (20.75%) C#
5 9 (16.98%) PHP
6 8 (15.09%) Python
7 7 (13.21%) C
8 6 (11.32%) Perl
9 4 (7.55%) Embedded C
10 2 (3.77%) Ruby
10 2 (3.77%) Shell Script
11 1 (1.89%) PHP5
Qualifications
1 7 (13.21%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (7.55%) QA
2 1 (1.89%) ISO 9001
2 1 (1.89%) TickIT
2 1 (1.89%) ISO/IEC 12207
2 1 (1.89%) PCI DSS
2 1 (1.89%) ISO/IEC 27001
Vendors
1 3 (5.66%) Oracle
2 2 (3.77%) Blackboard
3 1 (1.89%) Zend
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