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

Location
3 months to
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Software Engineer
Rank 24 31 55
Rank change year-on-year
+7 +24
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Engineer 41 33 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Newcastle upon Tyne 9.15% 6.29% 1.23%
As % of the Job Titles category 9.76% 6.45% 1.30%
Number of salaries quoted 37 32 2
Average salary £30,000 £45,000 £31,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-33.33% +42.85%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £23,450 £30,700
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £47,500 £32,300
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
420 512 460
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Newcastle upon Tyne 93.75% 97.52% 94.07%
Number of salaries quoted 343 442 395
Average salary £35,000 £35,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £22,500 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £54,000 £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 22 May 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 22 May 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 48 (87.27%) Software Engineering
2 37 (67.27%) C++
3 32 (58.18%) Mathematics
4 30 (54.55%) Computer Science
5 26 (47.27%) Degree
5 26 (47.27%) C#
6 22 (40.00%) Java
7 20 (36.36%) 3D Graphics
7 20 (36.36%) Games
7 20 (36.36%) Unity (Game Engine)
8 17 (30.91%) Physics
8 17 (30.91%) Android
8 17 (30.91%) PhD
9 16 (29.09%) OpenGL
9 16 (29.09%) DirectX
9 16 (29.09%) 3D Programming
9 16 (29.09%) Visualisation
9 16 (29.09%) Multithreading
9 16 (29.09%) HLSL
10 13 (23.64%) Mobile Banking
10 13 (23.64%) Mobile Payment
10 13 (23.64%) Banking
10 13 (23.64%) Mobile Commerce
11 10 (18.18%) MySQL
11 10 (18.18%) C
11 10 (18.18%) PHP
11 10 (18.18%) Algorithms
12 9 (16.36%) JavaScript
12 9 (16.36%) HTML
12 9 (16.36%) CSS

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

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 (1.82%) GPRS
1 1 (1.82%) GSM
1 1 (1.82%) HTTP
1 1 (1.82%) TCP/IP
1 1 (1.82%) Wi-Fi
1 1 (1.82%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (18.18%) MySQL
2 4 (7.27%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (1.82%) ReSharper
1 1 (1.82%) Maven
1 1 (1.82%) Ant
1 1 (1.82%) JUnit
1 1 (1.82%) Oracle Forms
General
1 20 (36.36%) Games
2 13 (23.64%) Banking
3 1 (1.82%) Electronics
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (36.36%) Unity (Game Engine)
2 16 (29.09%) OpenGL
2 16 (29.09%) DirectX
3 9 (16.36%) HTML
3 9 (16.36%) CSS
4 7 (12.73%) HTML5
5 6 (10.91%) .NET
5 6 (10.91%) CSS3
6 5 (9.09%) iOS SDK
7 3 (5.45%) WPF
8 2 (3.64%) WinForms
8 2 (3.64%) XML
9 1 (1.82%) Entity Framework
9 1 (1.82%) ASP.NET Web API
9 1 (1.82%) LINQ
9 1 (1.82%) Spring MVC
9 1 (1.82%) ASP.NET MVC
9 1 (1.82%) Spring
9 1 (1.82%) .NET Framework
9 1 (1.82%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 32 (58.18%) Mathematics
2 30 (54.55%) Computer Science
3 20 (36.36%) 3D Graphics
4 17 (30.91%) Physics
5 16 (29.09%) Visualisation
6 13 (23.64%) Mobile Banking
6 13 (23.64%) Mobile Payment
7 10 (18.18%) Algorithms
8 6 (10.91%) Analytical Skills
9 5 (9.09%) Mobile App
10 1 (1.82%) Embedded Systems
10 1 (1.82%) Data Structures
10 1 (1.82%) Smartphone
10 1 (1.82%) Client/Server
10 1 (1.82%) Device Driver
Operating Systems
1 17 (30.91%) Android
2 8 (14.55%) Linux
3 5 (9.09%) Apple iOS
3 5 (9.09%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 48 (87.27%) Software Engineering
2 16 (29.09%) 3D Programming
2 16 (29.09%) Multithreading
3 13 (23.64%) Mobile Commerce
4 8 (14.55%) UML
5 7 (12.73%) Web Development
6 5 (9.09%) Mobile Development
6 5 (9.09%) OO
7 4 (7.27%) OOP
7 4 (7.27%) Network Management
7 4 (7.27%) Android Development
8 3 (5.45%) Agile Software Development
8 3 (5.45%) MVC
9 2 (3.64%) Scrum
9 2 (3.64%) Mentoring
10 1 (1.82%) Automation Testing
10 1 (1.82%) Test Scripting
10 1 (1.82%) Manual Testing
10 1 (1.82%) Dependency Injection
10 1 (1.82%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 37 (67.27%) C++
2 26 (47.27%) C#
3 22 (40.00%) Java
4 16 (29.09%) HLSL
5 10 (18.18%) C
5 10 (18.18%) PHP
6 9 (16.36%) JavaScript
7 6 (10.91%) Perl
7 6 (10.91%) PHP5
8 4 (7.27%) VB.NET
9 2 (3.64%) Embedded C
10 1 (1.82%) Fortran
10 1 (1.82%) SQL
10 1 (1.82%) T-SQL
10 1 (1.82%) VB
10 1 (1.82%) Delphi
10 1 (1.82%) Pascal
10 1 (1.82%) Python
Qualifications
1 26 (47.27%) Degree
2 17 (30.91%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (14.55%) PCI DSS
1 8 (14.55%) ISO/IEC 27001
Vendors
1 2 (3.64%) Oracle
2 1 (1.82%) Microsoft
2 1 (1.82%) BT
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Spring Technology
Posted: 19 hours ago
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Accenture
Salary: £22,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
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set2recruit
Salary: From £60,000 to £70,000 per annum + Bonus and benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
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set2recruit
Salary: Up to £35,000 per annum Up to £35000 + bonus and benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
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Cathcart Associates
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 20 days ago
Newcastle upon Tyne
Cathcart Associates
Posted: 21 days ago