The first table below looks at the demand for Software Engineering skills 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 Engineering over the 3 months to 1 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Processes & Methodologies category for the Newcastle upon Tyne region.

Location
3 months to
1 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Software Engineering
Rank 25 32 31
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -1
Permanent jobs citing Software Engineering 32 24 20
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Newcastle upon Tyne 5.73% 5.39% 4.30%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 8.08% 6.72% 5.71%
Number of salaries quoted 28 22 18
Average salary £33,750 £37,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-10.00% -
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £32,500 £31,050
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £44,000 £40,750
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Processes & Methodologies Category
Newcastle upon Tyne
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
396 357 350
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Newcastle upon Tyne 70.97% 80.22% 75.27%
Number of salaries quoted 258 296 278
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +14.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £27,000 £24,500
10% offered a salary of more than £59,500 £60,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+4.93% +1.25%
Software Engineering
Tyne and Wear

Software Engineering
Jobs Demand Trend in Newcastle upon Tyne

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Software Engineering across the Newcastle upon Tyne region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Software Engineering Jobs Demand Trend in Newcastle upon Tyne

Software Engineering
Salary Trend in Newcastle upon Tyne

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

Software Engineering Salary Trend in Newcastle upon Tyne

Software Engineering
Salary Histogram in Newcastle upon Tyne

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Software Engineering across the Newcastle upon Tyne region over the 3 months to 1 August 2014.

Software Engineering Salary Histogram in Newcastle upon Tyne

Software Engineering
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Newcastle upon Tyne

For the 6 months to 1 August 2014, IT jobs across the Newcastle upon Tyne region citing Software Engineering also 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 that cited Software Engineering.

1 48 (58.54%) Java
2 32 (39.02%) Spring
3 31 (37.80%) Computer Science
4 30 (36.59%) Linux
5 28 (34.15%) OO
5 28 (34.15%) JavaScript
5 28 (34.15%) C++
5 28 (34.15%) Degree
6 24 (29.27%) Mathematics
6 24 (29.27%) HTML
7 22 (26.83%) C
8 21 (25.61%) C#
9 20 (24.39%) SQL
10 18 (21.95%) Web Services
10 18 (21.95%) Maven
11 17 (20.73%) Finance
12 16 (19.51%) jQuery
13 15 (18.29%) JSR 170
13 15 (18.29%) MooTools
13 15 (18.29%) Apache Wicket
13 15 (18.29%) JAX-WS
13 15 (18.29%) Jackrabbit
13 15 (18.29%) UNIX
13 15 (18.29%) Tomcat
13 15 (18.29%) Java EE
13 15 (18.29%) Subversion
14 14 (17.07%) Hibernate
14 14 (17.07%) J2EE
15 13 (15.85%) Agile Software Development
16 12 (14.63%) TDD

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

For the 6 months to 1 August 2014, IT jobs across the Newcastle upon Tyne region citing Software Engineering also 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 that cited Software Engineering. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 15 (18.29%) Tomcat
2 2 (2.44%) Moodle
Applications
1 1 (1.22%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.22%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (1.22%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (2.44%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (18.29%) Jackrabbit
2 7 (8.54%) MySQL
3 4 (4.88%) SQL Server
3 4 (4.88%) PostgreSQL
4 2 (2.44%) Oracle Database
5 1 (1.22%) NoSQL
5 1 (1.22%) Pentaho
5 1 (1.22%) SQL Server 2008
5 1 (1.22%) Data Mining
5 1 (1.22%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 18 (21.95%) Maven
2 15 (18.29%) Subversion
3 9 (10.98%) JUnit
4 7 (8.54%) Eclipse
5 6 (7.32%) CruiseControl
5 6 (7.32%) JIRA
6 4 (4.88%) Visual Studio
6 4 (4.88%) Team Foundation Server
7 3 (3.66%) Ant
8 1 (1.22%) VTune
8 1 (1.22%) Mercurial
8 1 (1.22%) GDB
8 1 (1.22%) Selenium
8 1 (1.22%) Git (software)
General
1 17 (20.73%) Finance
2 8 (9.76%) Games
3 4 (4.88%) Electronics
4 1 (1.22%) Marketing
4 1 (1.22%) Advertising
4 1 (1.22%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 52 (63.41%) Developer
2 51 (62.20%) Software Engineer
3 36 (43.90%) Java Developer
4 24 (29.27%) Java Software Engineer
5 17 (20.73%) Software Developer
6 14 (17.07%) J2EE Software Engineer
6 14 (17.07%) J2EE Developer
6 14 (17.07%) Java/J2EE Developer
7 13 (15.85%) Senior Software Engineer
8 8 (9.76%) Junior
8 8 (9.76%) Junior Software Engineer
9 7 (8.54%) Java Software Developer
9 7 (8.54%) C++ Software Engineer
10 6 (7.32%) Graduate
10 6 (7.32%) C# Developer
10 6 (7.32%) Graduate Developer
10 6 (7.32%) Junior Developer
10 6 (7.32%) Junior Java Developer
10 6 (7.32%) Junior Software Developer
10 6 (7.32%) Junior Java Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 32 (39.02%) Spring
2 24 (29.27%) HTML
3 18 (21.95%) Web Services
4 16 (19.51%) jQuery
5 15 (18.29%) JSR 170
5 15 (18.29%) MooTools
5 15 (18.29%) Apache Wicket
5 15 (18.29%) JAX-WS
5 15 (18.29%) Java EE
6 14 (17.07%) Hibernate
6 14 (17.07%) J2EE
7 10 (12.20%) CSS
7 10 (12.20%) .NET
7 10 (12.20%) OpenGL
8 6 (7.32%) .NET Framework
9 5 (6.10%) XML
10 4 (4.88%) ASP.NET
10 4 (4.88%) XHTML
10 4 (4.88%) WinForms
11 3 (3.66%) Spring MVC
Miscellaneous
1 31 (37.80%) Computer Science
2 24 (29.27%) Mathematics
3 8 (9.76%) Visualisation
4 6 (7.32%) Physics
5 4 (4.88%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
5 4 (4.88%) Embedded Systems
6 3 (3.66%) N-Tier
7 2 (2.44%) CUDA
7 2 (2.44%) Mobile App
8 1 (1.22%) Learning Management System
8 1 (1.22%) GPGPU
8 1 (1.22%) Open Source
8 1 (1.22%) Data Integration
8 1 (1.22%) Statistics
8 1 (1.22%) VLE
8 1 (1.22%) 3D Graphics
Operating Systems
1 30 (36.59%) Linux
2 15 (18.29%) UNIX
3 7 (8.54%) Windows
4 1 (1.22%) Apple iOS
4 1 (1.22%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (34.15%) OO
2 13 (15.85%) Agile Software Development
3 12 (14.63%) TDD
3 12 (14.63%) Multithreading
3 12 (14.63%) Image Processing
4 10 (12.20%) Scrum
5 9 (10.98%) Unit Testing
6 8 (9.76%) 3D Visualisation
6 8 (9.76%) OOD
6 8 (9.76%) MVC
7 4 (4.88%) OOA/OOD
7 4 (4.88%) Quality Management
7 4 (4.88%) Data Analysis
7 4 (4.88%) Static Code Analysis
8 3 (3.66%) Product Management
8 3 (3.66%) SOA
8 3 (3.66%) OOP
9 2 (2.44%) Business Intelligence
9 2 (2.44%) Automated Testing
9 2 (2.44%) Continuous Integration
Programming Languages
1 48 (58.54%) Java
2 28 (34.15%) JavaScript
2 28 (34.15%) C++
3 22 (26.83%) C
4 21 (25.61%) C#
5 20 (24.39%) SQL
6 9 (10.98%) PHP
7 8 (9.76%) Python
8 4 (4.88%) Perl
8 4 (4.88%) Embedded C
9 2 (2.44%) Shell Script
9 2 (2.44%) Ruby
10 1 (1.22%) HLSL
10 1 (1.22%) PHP5
10 1 (1.22%) Fortran
10 1 (1.22%) MATLAB
Qualifications
1 28 (34.15%) Degree
2 3 (3.66%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.44%) QA
Vendors
1 5 (6.10%) Oracle
2 2 (2.44%) Microsoft
2 2 (2.44%) Blackboard
3 1 (1.22%) Zend
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