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 30 June 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Jun 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Software Engineer
Rank 29 41 44
Rank change year-on-year
+12 +3
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Engineer 34 22 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Newcastle upon Tyne 8.15% 3.89% 1.80%
As % of the Job Titles category 8.70% 3.99% 1.93%
Number of salaries quoted 33 22 4
Average salary £29,500 £45,000 £34,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
-34.44% +31.38%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,200 £22,550 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £47,500 £39,850
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 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
391 552 415
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Newcastle upon Tyne 93.76% 97.53% 93.47%
Number of salaries quoted 336 428 338
Average salary £35,000 £33,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.47% -10.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £22,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

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 30 June 2015.

Software Engineer Salary Histogram in Newcastle upon Tyne

Software Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Newcastle upon Tyne

For the 6 months to 30 June 2015, 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 53 (85.48%) Software Engineering
2 43 (69.35%) C++
3 33 (53.23%) Mathematics
4 31 (50.00%) Computer Science
5 28 (45.16%) C#
6 27 (43.55%) Degree
7 24 (38.71%) Java
8 21 (33.87%) 3D Graphics
8 21 (33.87%) Games
8 21 (33.87%) Unity (Game Engine)
9 19 (30.65%) Multithreading
10 18 (29.03%) Physics
10 18 (29.03%) PhD
11 17 (27.42%) OpenGL
11 17 (27.42%) DirectX
11 17 (27.42%) 3D Programming
11 17 (27.42%) Visualisation
11 17 (27.42%) Android
11 17 (27.42%) HLSL
12 16 (25.81%) MySQL
12 16 (25.81%) PHP
13 13 (20.97%) C
13 13 (20.97%) Mobile Commerce
13 13 (20.97%) Banking
13 13 (20.97%) Mobile Banking
13 13 (20.97%) Mobile Payment
14 12 (19.35%) Linux
15 11 (17.74%) CSS
15 11 (17.74%) JavaScript
15 11 (17.74%) HTML

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

For the 6 months to 30 June 2015, 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.

Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.61%) GPRS
1 1 (1.61%) GSM
1 1 (1.61%) HTTP
1 1 (1.61%) TCP/IP
1 1 (1.61%) Wi-Fi
1 1 (1.61%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (25.81%) MySQL
2 4 (6.45%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (3.23%) Visual Studio
2 1 (1.61%) Oracle Forms
2 1 (1.61%) ReSharper
General
1 21 (33.87%) Games
2 13 (20.97%) Banking
3 1 (1.61%) Electronics
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (33.87%) Unity (Game Engine)
2 17 (27.42%) OpenGL
2 17 (27.42%) DirectX
3 11 (17.74%) HTML
3 11 (17.74%) CSS
4 10 (16.13%) HTML5
5 9 (14.52%) CSS3
6 7 (11.29%) .NET
7 5 (8.06%) iOS SDK
8 2 (3.23%) .NET Framework
8 2 (3.23%) WPF
8 2 (3.23%) WinForms
9 1 (1.61%) Ajax
9 1 (1.61%) ASP.NET
9 1 (1.61%) Web Services
9 1 (1.61%) LINQ
9 1 (1.61%) ASP.NET MVC
9 1 (1.61%) Entity Framework
9 1 (1.61%) ASP.NET Web API
Miscellaneous
1 33 (53.23%) Mathematics
2 31 (50.00%) Computer Science
3 21 (33.87%) 3D Graphics
4 18 (29.03%) Physics
5 17 (27.42%) Visualisation
6 13 (20.97%) Mobile Banking
6 13 (20.97%) Mobile Payment
7 10 (16.13%) Algorithms
8 9 (14.52%) Analytical Skills
9 5 (8.06%) Mobile App
10 1 (1.61%) Device Driver
10 1 (1.61%) Embedded Systems
10 1 (1.61%) Smartphone
10 1 (1.61%) Data Structures
Operating Systems
1 17 (27.42%) Android
2 12 (19.35%) Linux
3 8 (12.90%) Windows
4 5 (8.06%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 53 (85.48%) Software Engineering
2 19 (30.65%) Multithreading
3 17 (27.42%) 3D Programming
4 13 (20.97%) Mobile Commerce
5 9 (14.52%) Web Development
6 8 (12.90%) UML
7 7 (11.29%) Network Management
8 5 (8.06%) Mobile Development
8 5 (8.06%) OO
9 4 (6.45%) OOP
9 4 (6.45%) Android Development
10 3 (4.84%) Agile Software Development
11 2 (3.23%) Data Analysis
11 2 (3.23%) Mentoring
11 2 (3.23%) Image Processing
12 1 (1.61%) SDLC
12 1 (1.61%) Automation Testing
12 1 (1.61%) Dependency Injection
12 1 (1.61%) Software Testing
12 1 (1.61%) Electronic Design Automation
Programming Languages
1 43 (69.35%) C++
2 28 (45.16%) C#
3 24 (38.71%) Java
4 17 (27.42%) HLSL
5 16 (25.81%) PHP
6 13 (20.97%) C
7 11 (17.74%) JavaScript
8 9 (14.52%) Perl
8 9 (14.52%) PHP5
9 3 (4.84%) VB.NET
10 2 (3.23%) Embedded C
11 1 (1.61%) Pascal
11 1 (1.61%) Python
11 1 (1.61%) Fortran
11 1 (1.61%) Delphi
11 1 (1.61%) SQL
11 1 (1.61%) T-SQL
11 1 (1.61%) VB
Qualifications
1 27 (43.55%) Degree
2 18 (29.03%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (12.90%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 8 (12.90%) PCI DSS
Vendors
1 2 (3.23%) Oracle
2 1 (1.61%) Microsoft
2 1 (1.61%) BT
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