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

Location
3 months to
27 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Software Engineer
Rank 47 40 46
Rank change year-on-year
-7 +6
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Engineer 10 22 11
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Newcastle upon Tyne 2.55% 3.92% 2.54%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.76% 4.04% 2.62%
Number of salaries quoted 10 20 11
Average salary £26,000 £29,750 £36,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-12.60% -17.36%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £22,500 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £32,300 £45,000 £37,000
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
362 545 420
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Newcastle upon Tyne 92.35% 97.15% 97.00%
Number of salaries quoted 312 360 350
Average salary £37,500 £32,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+15.38% -13.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,950 £22,500 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £51,500 £50,000 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.56%

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 27 August 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 27 August 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 43 (82.69%) Software Engineering
2 38 (73.08%) C++
3 27 (51.92%) C#
4 26 (50.00%) Computer Science
5 25 (48.08%) Degree
6 21 (40.38%) Mathematics
6 21 (40.38%) Unity (Game Engine)
6 21 (40.38%) 3D Graphics
6 21 (40.38%) Games
7 16 (30.77%) PHP
7 16 (30.77%) Java
7 16 (30.77%) MySQL
7 16 (30.77%) Multithreading
8 15 (28.85%) Physics
8 15 (28.85%) PhD
9 14 (26.92%) OpenGL
9 14 (26.92%) DirectX
9 14 (26.92%) 3D Programming
9 14 (26.92%) Visualisation
9 14 (26.92%) HLSL
10 13 (25.00%) C
11 12 (23.08%) Linux
11 12 (23.08%) Android
12 11 (21.15%) CSS
12 11 (21.15%) JavaScript
12 11 (21.15%) HTML
13 10 (19.23%) HTML5
14 9 (17.31%) CSS3
14 9 (17.31%) Web Development
14 9 (17.31%) PHP5

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

For the 6 months to 27 August 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 (1.92%) GPRS
1 1 (1.92%) GSM
1 1 (1.92%) HTTP
1 1 (1.92%) TCP/IP
1 1 (1.92%) Wi-Fi
1 1 (1.92%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (30.77%) MySQL
2 3 (5.77%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (3.85%) Visual Studio
2 1 (1.92%) ReSharper
General
1 21 (40.38%) Games
2 5 (9.62%) Banking
3 1 (1.92%) Electronics
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (40.38%) Unity (Game Engine)
2 14 (26.92%) OpenGL
2 14 (26.92%) DirectX
3 11 (21.15%) HTML
3 11 (21.15%) CSS
4 10 (19.23%) HTML5
5 9 (17.31%) CSS3
6 6 (11.54%) .NET
7 2 (3.85%) .NET Framework
7 2 (3.85%) WPF
8 1 (1.92%) LINQ
8 1 (1.92%) ASP.NET MVC
8 1 (1.92%) Entity Framework
8 1 (1.92%) iOS SDK
8 1 (1.92%) ASP.NET Web API
8 1 (1.92%) ASP.NET
8 1 (1.92%) Web Services
8 1 (1.92%) WinForms
8 1 (1.92%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 26 (50.00%) Computer Science
2 21 (40.38%) 3D Graphics
2 21 (40.38%) Mathematics
3 15 (28.85%) Physics
4 14 (26.92%) Visualisation
5 9 (17.31%) Analytical Skills
5 9 (17.31%) Algorithms
6 5 (9.62%) Mobile Banking
6 5 (9.62%) Mobile Payment
7 1 (1.92%) Data Structures
7 1 (1.92%) Device Driver
7 1 (1.92%) Embedded Systems
7 1 (1.92%) Mobile App
7 1 (1.92%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 12 (23.08%) Linux
1 12 (23.08%) Android
2 7 (13.46%) Windows
3 1 (1.92%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 43 (82.69%) Software Engineering
2 16 (30.77%) Multithreading
3 14 (26.92%) 3D Programming
4 9 (17.31%) Web Development
5 8 (15.38%) OO
5 8 (15.38%) Mobile Development
6 7 (13.46%) Network Management
6 7 (13.46%) Android Development
6 7 (13.46%) OOP
7 5 (9.62%) Mobile Commerce
8 4 (7.69%) UML
9 2 (3.85%) Data Analysis
9 2 (3.85%) Image Processing
10 1 (1.92%) Dependency Injection
10 1 (1.92%) Test Scripting
10 1 (1.92%) Manual Testing
10 1 (1.92%) Software Testing
10 1 (1.92%) Electronic Design Automation
10 1 (1.92%) Configuration Management
10 1 (1.92%) MVC
Programming Languages
1 38 (73.08%) C++
2 27 (51.92%) C#
3 16 (30.77%) PHP
3 16 (30.77%) Java
4 14 (26.92%) HLSL
5 13 (25.00%) C
6 11 (21.15%) JavaScript
7 9 (17.31%) Perl
7 9 (17.31%) PHP5
8 3 (5.77%) VB.NET
9 2 (3.85%) Embedded C
10 1 (1.92%) Pascal
10 1 (1.92%) Python
10 1 (1.92%) Fortran
10 1 (1.92%) Delphi
10 1 (1.92%) SQL
10 1 (1.92%) T-SQL
10 1 (1.92%) VB
Qualifications
1 25 (48.08%) Degree
2 15 (28.85%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (7.69%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 4 (7.69%) PCI DSS
Vendors
1 1 (1.92%) Oracle
1 1 (1.92%) Microsoft
1 1 (1.92%) BT
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