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 6 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
6 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Software Engineer
Rank 41 30 54
Rank change year-on-year
-11 +24
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Engineer 22 17 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Newcastle upon Tyne 4.97% 5.78% 0.98%
As % of the Job Titles category 5.26% 5.90% 0.98%
Number of salaries quoted 20 15 5
Average salary £36,250 £47,500 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-23.68% +46.15%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £28,450 £30,900
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £47,500 £38,500
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
418 288 508
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Newcastle upon Tyne 94.36% 97.96% 99.41%
Number of salaries quoted 348 251 438
Average salary £37,500 £40,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.25% +14.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £24,850 £20,600
10% offered a salary of more than £61,215 £60,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

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 6 March 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 6 March 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 47 (85.45%) Software Engineering
2 40 (72.73%) C++
3 39 (70.91%) Mathematics
4 35 (63.64%) Java
5 33 (60.00%) Banking
5 33 (60.00%) Mobile Commerce
5 33 (60.00%) Mobile Banking
5 33 (60.00%) Mobile Payment
6 32 (58.18%) Computer Science
7 29 (52.73%) Android
8 20 (36.36%) Apple iOS
9 17 (30.91%) C#
9 17 (30.91%) iOS SDK
9 17 (30.91%) Mobile App
10 15 (27.27%) PCI DSS
10 15 (27.27%) ISO/IEC 27001
11 11 (20.00%) .NET
11 11 (20.00%) Degree
12 10 (18.18%) SQL Server
12 10 (18.18%) XML
13 9 (16.36%) UML
14 8 (14.55%) Microsoft
14 8 (14.55%) BizTalk Server
14 8 (14.55%) Web Services
14 8 (14.55%) T-SQL
14 8 (14.55%) Team Foundation Server
14 8 (14.55%) WCF
15 6 (10.91%) Multithreading
15 6 (10.91%) QA
15 6 (10.91%) 3D Programming

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

For the 6 months to 6 March 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.

Application Platforms
1 8 (14.55%) BizTalk Server
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.82%) GPRS
1 1 (1.82%) GSM
1 1 (1.82%) HTTP
1 1 (1.82%) TCP/IP
1 1 (1.82%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (18.18%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 8 (14.55%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (3.64%) Git (software)
2 2 (3.64%) Subversion
3 1 (1.82%) Maven
3 1 (1.82%) Ant
3 1 (1.82%) JUnit
3 1 (1.82%) Oracle Forms
General
1 33 (60.00%) Banking
2 6 (10.91%) Games
3 2 (3.64%) Multimedia
4 1 (1.82%) Electronics
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (30.91%) iOS SDK
2 11 (20.00%) .NET
3 10 (18.18%) XML
4 8 (14.55%) WCF
4 8 (14.55%) Web Services
5 6 (10.91%) HTML
5 6 (10.91%) CSS
5 6 (10.91%) OpenGL
5 6 (10.91%) DirectX
5 6 (10.91%) Unity (Game Engine)
6 2 (3.64%) HTML5
6 2 (3.64%) CSS3
7 1 (1.82%) Android NDK
7 1 (1.82%) WPF
7 1 (1.82%) XHTML
7 1 (1.82%) WinForms
7 1 (1.82%) Spring
7 1 (1.82%) Spring MVC
7 1 (1.82%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 39 (70.91%) Mathematics
2 33 (60.00%) Mobile Banking
2 33 (60.00%) Mobile Payment
3 32 (58.18%) Computer Science
4 17 (30.91%) Mobile App
5 6 (10.91%) Visualisation
5 6 (10.91%) Physics
5 6 (10.91%) 3D Graphics
6 3 (5.45%) Algorithms
7 2 (3.64%) User Experience
8 1 (1.82%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 29 (52.73%) Android
2 20 (36.36%) Apple iOS
3 3 (5.45%) Windows
3 3 (5.45%) Linux
4 2 (3.64%) Windows Phone
5 1 (1.82%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 47 (85.45%) Software Engineering
2 33 (60.00%) Mobile Commerce
3 9 (16.36%) UML
4 6 (10.91%) 3D Programming
4 6 (10.91%) Multithreading
5 3 (5.45%) Mentoring
5 3 (5.45%) OO
5 3 (5.45%) Web Development
5 3 (5.45%) Scrum
5 3 (5.45%) Agile Software Development
6 2 (3.64%) MVC
6 2 (3.64%) Responsive Web Design
7 1 (1.82%) Android Development
7 1 (1.82%) iOS Development
7 1 (1.82%) Test Automation
7 1 (1.82%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 40 (72.73%) C++
2 35 (63.64%) Java
3 17 (30.91%) C#
4 8 (14.55%) T-SQL
5 6 (10.91%) HLSL
6 5 (9.09%) Python
7 4 (7.27%) JavaScript
8 1 (1.82%) C
8 1 (1.82%) Objective-C
8 1 (1.82%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 11 (20.00%) Degree
2 6 (10.91%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (27.27%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 15 (27.27%) PCI DSS
2 6 (10.91%) QA
2 6 (10.91%) ISO 9001
2 6 (10.91%) TickIT
2 6 (10.91%) ISO/IEC 12207
Vendors
1 8 (14.55%) Microsoft
2 3 (5.45%) Adobe
3 2 (3.64%) Perforce
4 1 (1.82%) Oracle
4 1 (1.82%) BT
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Salary: Competitive
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