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

Location
3 months to
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Software Engineering
Rank 27 32 31
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -1
Permanent jobs citing Software Engineering 30 28 27
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Newcastle upon Tyne 7.48% 5.05% 6.24%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 8.90% 6.67% 7.74%
Number of salaries quoted 30 25 26
Average salary £40,000 £30,000 £36,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+33.33% -17.80%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,750 £22,500 £26,750
10% offered a salary of more than £52,750 £37,500 £44,000
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
337 420 349
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Newcastle upon Tyne 84.04% 75.68% 80.60%
Number of salaries quoted 277 267 286
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £52,500 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +2.40%

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 28 August 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 28 August 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 50 (67.57%) C#
2 47 (63.51%) C++
3 38 (51.35%) Degree
3 38 (51.35%) Computer Science
4 30 (40.54%) Multithreading
5 28 (37.84%) Java
6 24 (32.43%) PhD
6 24 (32.43%) Agile Software Development
7 21 (28.38%) 3D Graphics
7 21 (28.38%) Games
7 21 (28.38%) Unity (Game Engine)
8 20 (27.03%) JavaScript
9 19 (25.68%) Mathematics
10 16 (21.62%) .NET
10 16 (21.62%) Visualisation
11 15 (20.27%) Physics
12 14 (18.92%) Web Development
12 14 (18.92%) MySQL
12 14 (18.92%) HTML
12 14 (18.92%) OO
12 14 (18.92%) CSS
12 14 (18.92%) OpenGL
12 14 (18.92%) DirectX
12 14 (18.92%) 3D Programming
12 14 (18.92%) HLSL
13 13 (17.57%) OOD
13 13 (17.57%) C
13 13 (17.57%) PHP
13 13 (17.57%) Visual Studio
14 12 (16.22%) Microsoft

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

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 5 (6.76%) IIS
1 5 (6.76%) MS Exchange
2 2 (2.70%) Node.js
3 1 (1.35%) Moodle
Applications
1 4 (5.41%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 7 (9.46%) Microsoft Azure
1 7 (9.46%) Amazon AWS
2 5 (6.76%) SaaS
2 5 (6.76%) Heroku
Communications & Networking
1 5 (6.76%) HTTP
1 5 (6.76%) SSL
2 1 (1.35%) Wi-Fi
2 1 (1.35%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (18.92%) MySQL
2 9 (12.16%) SQL Server
3 3 (4.05%) MongoDB
4 1 (1.35%) Oracle Database
4 1 (1.35%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 13 (17.57%) Visual Studio
2 6 (8.11%) JIRA
3 5 (6.76%) Git (software)
3 5 (6.76%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (1.35%) Facilita Forecast
4 1 (1.35%) LoadUI
4 1 (1.35%) ReSharper
4 1 (1.35%) LoadRunner
4 1 (1.35%) JMeter
General
1 21 (28.38%) Games
2 5 (6.76%) Finance
3 3 (4.05%) Banking
4 1 (1.35%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 41 (55.41%) Software Engineer
2 28 (37.84%) Developer
3 21 (28.38%) Software Developer
3 21 (28.38%) C++ Software Engineer
4 18 (24.32%) C# Developer
5 13 (17.57%) C# Software Developer
6 8 (10.81%) Programmer
6 8 (10.81%) C# Software Engineer
7 6 (8.11%) C++ Programmer
7 6 (8.11%) Software Programmer
7 6 (8.11%) Graphics Programmer
8 3 (4.05%) Software Manager
8 3 (4.05%) Software Development Manager
8 3 (4.05%) Systems Engineer
8 3 (4.05%) Development Manager
9 2 (2.70%) Graduate
9 2 (2.70%) Web Programmer
9 2 (2.70%) Agile Development Manager
9 2 (2.70%) Graduate Software Engineer
10 1 (1.35%) Software Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (28.38%) Unity (Game Engine)
2 16 (21.62%) .NET
3 14 (18.92%) CSS
3 14 (18.92%) OpenGL
3 14 (18.92%) DirectX
3 14 (18.92%) HTML
4 12 (16.22%) HTML5
5 9 (12.16%) CSS3
6 8 (10.81%) ASP.NET
7 6 (8.11%) Web Services
7 6 (8.11%) REST
8 5 (6.76%) WPF
9 4 (5.41%) .NET Framework
10 3 (4.05%) ASP.NET MVC
11 1 (1.35%) Entity Framework
11 1 (1.35%) ASP.NET Web API
11 1 (1.35%) WCF
11 1 (1.35%) Silverlight
11 1 (1.35%) LINQ
11 1 (1.35%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 38 (51.35%) Computer Science
2 21 (28.38%) 3D Graphics
3 19 (25.68%) Mathematics
4 16 (21.62%) Visualisation
5 15 (20.27%) Physics
6 10 (13.51%) Analytical Skills
7 9 (12.16%) Algorithms
8 5 (6.76%) Enterprise Software
9 3 (4.05%) Mobile Banking
9 3 (4.05%) Mobile Payment
10 2 (2.70%) Performance Metrics
10 2 (2.70%) Embedded Systems
10 2 (2.70%) Mobile App
11 1 (1.35%) Smartphone
11 1 (1.35%) Device Driver
11 1 (1.35%) Data Structures
Operating Systems
1 10 (13.51%) Android
2 7 (9.46%) Linux
3 2 (2.70%) Windows
3 2 (2.70%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (40.54%) Multithreading
2 24 (32.43%) Agile Software Development
3 14 (18.92%) OO
3 14 (18.92%) Web Development
3 14 (18.92%) 3D Programming
4 13 (17.57%) OOD
5 9 (12.16%) MVC
5 9 (12.16%) API Development
5 9 (12.16%) API Design
6 8 (10.81%) Mobile Development
6 8 (10.81%) OOP
7 7 (9.46%) UML
7 7 (9.46%) Scrum
7 7 (9.46%) Android Development
8 6 (8.11%) Line Management
8 6 (8.11%) Unit Testing
8 6 (8.11%) Continuous Integration
9 5 (6.76%) Waterfall
9 5 (6.76%) Release Management
9 5 (6.76%) Open Source
Programming Languages
1 50 (67.57%) C#
2 47 (63.51%) C++
3 28 (37.84%) Java
4 20 (27.03%) JavaScript
5 14 (18.92%) HLSL
6 13 (17.57%) PHP
6 13 (17.57%) C
7 10 (13.51%) PHP5
7 10 (13.51%) Perl
8 4 (5.41%) Python
9 3 (4.05%) VB.NET
9 3 (4.05%) Embedded C
9 3 (4.05%) SQL
10 2 (2.70%) XAML
11 1 (1.35%) Embedded C++
11 1 (1.35%) Pascal
11 1 (1.35%) Fortran
11 1 (1.35%) T-SQL
11 1 (1.35%) VB
11 1 (1.35%) Delphi
Qualifications
1 38 (51.35%) Degree
2 24 (32.43%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (9.46%) QA
2 3 (4.05%) PCI DSS
2 3 (4.05%) ISO/IEC 27001
Systems Management
1 1 (1.35%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 12 (16.22%) Microsoft
2 2 (2.70%) Oracle
3 1 (1.35%) HP
3 1 (1.35%) Blackboard
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