The table below looks at the statistics 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 5 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
5 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Software Engineering
Rank 26 21 34
Rank change year-on-year
-5 +13
Permanent jobs citing Software Engineering 42 50 25
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Newcastle upon Tyne 8.48% 9.77% 5.01%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 11.48% 12.41% 6.48%
Number of salaries quoted 38 49 19
Average salary £35,000 £44,500 £55,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-21.34% -19.09%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £29,500 £19,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £47,500 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Software Engineering
Tyne and Wear

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in permanent jobs advertised in the Newcastle upon Tyne region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Newcastle upon Tyne
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
366 403 386
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Newcastle upon Tyne 73.94% 78.71% 77.35%
Number of salaries quoted 287 354 324
Average salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +1.35%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,450 £28,636 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £59,100 £55,000 £47,000
UK excluding London average salary £44,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.52% +6.25%

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 5 May 2015.

Software Engineering Salary Histogram in Newcastle upon Tyne

Software Engineering
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Newcastle upon Tyne

For the 6 months to 5 May 2015, 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 42 (65.63%) C++
2 33 (51.56%) C#
3 31 (48.44%) Computer Science
4 30 (46.88%) Mathematics
5 25 (39.06%) Degree
6 23 (35.94%) Java
7 20 (31.25%) Android
8 17 (26.56%) 3D Graphics
8 17 (26.56%) Games
8 17 (26.56%) Unity (Game Engine)
9 16 (25.00%) Mobile Banking
9 16 (25.00%) Mobile Payment
9 16 (25.00%) Banking
9 16 (25.00%) Mobile Commerce
9 16 (25.00%) .NET
10 15 (23.44%) Visualisation
11 13 (20.31%) Multithreading
11 13 (20.31%) Physics
11 13 (20.31%) HLSL
11 13 (20.31%) 3D Programming
11 13 (20.31%) PhD
11 13 (20.31%) OpenGL
11 13 (20.31%) DirectX
12 11 (17.19%) T-SQL
12 11 (17.19%) Web Services
12 11 (17.19%) XML
13 10 (15.63%) Web Development
13 10 (15.63%) BizTalk Server
13 10 (15.63%) Team Foundation Server
13 10 (15.63%) WCF

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

For the 6 months to 5 May 2015, 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 10 (15.63%) BizTalk Server
2 2 (3.13%) Node.js
Cloud Services
1 4 (6.25%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (3.13%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.56%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (12.50%) SQL Server
2 4 (6.25%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 10 (15.63%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (3.13%) Visual Studio
2 2 (3.13%) MSTest
2 2 (3.13%) Moq
2 2 (3.13%) NUnit
3 1 (1.56%) Maven
3 1 (1.56%) JIRA
3 1 (1.56%) ReSharper
3 1 (1.56%) Facilita Forecast
3 1 (1.56%) LoadUI
3 1 (1.56%) Oracle Forms
3 1 (1.56%) Ant
3 1 (1.56%) JUnit
3 1 (1.56%) JMeter
3 1 (1.56%) LoadRunner
General
1 17 (26.56%) Games
2 16 (25.00%) Banking
Job Titles
1 45 (70.31%) Software Engineer
2 18 (28.13%) C++ Software Engineer
3 17 (26.56%) Developer
4 12 (18.75%) .NET Developer
5 10 (15.63%) C# .NET Developer
5 10 (15.63%) C# Developer
6 9 (14.06%) Graduate
7 8 (12.50%) C# Software Engineer
7 8 (12.50%) Systems Engineer
7 8 (12.50%) Programmer
8 6 (9.38%) C++ Programmer
8 6 (9.38%) Graphics Programmer
8 6 (9.38%) Software Programmer
9 4 (6.25%) .NET Software Engineer
10 3 (4.69%) Software Developer
11 2 (3.13%) Project Manager
11 2 (3.13%) C++ Developer
11 2 (3.13%) Agile Project Manager
11 2 (3.13%) Web Programmer
12 1 (1.56%) Graduate Software Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (26.56%) Unity (Game Engine)
2 16 (25.00%) .NET
3 13 (20.31%) OpenGL
3 13 (20.31%) DirectX
4 11 (17.19%) Web Services
4 11 (17.19%) XML
5 10 (15.63%) WCF
6 8 (12.50%) HTML
6 8 (12.50%) CSS
6 8 (12.50%) iOS SDK
7 7 (10.94%) HTML5
8 4 (6.25%) ASP.NET
8 4 (6.25%) CSS3
9 3 (4.69%) WPF
9 3 (4.69%) ASP.NET MVC
10 2 (3.13%) WinForms
10 2 (3.13%) ASP.NET MVC 2
10 2 (3.13%) Entity Framework
10 2 (3.13%) .NET Framework
11 1 (1.56%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 31 (48.44%) Computer Science
2 30 (46.88%) Mathematics
3 17 (26.56%) 3D Graphics
4 16 (25.00%) Mobile Banking
4 16 (25.00%) Mobile Payment
5 15 (23.44%) Visualisation
6 13 (20.31%) Physics
7 8 (12.50%) Mobile App
8 7 (10.94%) Algorithms
9 4 (6.25%) Analytical Skills
10 1 (1.56%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 20 (31.25%) Android
2 8 (12.50%) Apple iOS
3 7 (10.94%) Windows
4 5 (7.81%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (25.00%) Mobile Commerce
2 13 (20.31%) Multithreading
2 13 (20.31%) 3D Programming
3 10 (15.63%) Web Development
4 8 (12.50%) UML
4 8 (12.50%) Agile Software Development
5 6 (9.38%) OO
6 5 (7.81%) Mobile Development
6 5 (7.81%) MVC
7 4 (6.25%) OOP
7 4 (6.25%) Project Management
7 4 (6.25%) Android Development
7 4 (6.25%) TDD
8 3 (4.69%) Mentoring
9 2 (3.13%) OOD
9 2 (3.13%) Scrum
9 2 (3.13%) PRINCE2
9 2 (3.13%) Coaching
9 2 (3.13%) Continuous Delivery
10 1 (1.56%) Parallel Programming
Programming Languages
1 42 (65.63%) C++
2 33 (51.56%) C#
3 23 (35.94%) Java
4 13 (20.31%) HLSL
5 11 (17.19%) T-SQL
6 9 (14.06%) JavaScript
7 8 (12.50%) SQL
8 6 (9.38%) PHP
9 5 (7.81%) C
10 4 (6.25%) Perl
10 4 (6.25%) VB.NET
10 4 (6.25%) PHP5
11 2 (3.13%) VB
11 2 (3.13%) Python
12 1 (1.56%) Delphi
12 1 (1.56%) Embedded C
Qualifications
1 25 (39.06%) Degree
2 13 (20.31%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (12.50%) PCI DSS
1 8 (12.50%) ISO/IEC 27001
Systems Management
1 1 (1.56%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 7 (10.94%) Microsoft
2 2 (3.13%) Oracle
3 1 (1.56%) HP
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