The table below looks at the statistics for the Software Engineer role in IT jobs advertised for the Tyne and Wear 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 23 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
23 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Software Engineer
Rank 42 42 53
Rank change year-on-year
0 +11
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Engineer 23 10 11
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Tyne and Wear 4.55% 2.79% 2.19%
As % of the Job Titles category 4.88% 2.82% 2.22%
Number of salaries quoted 22 10 8
Average salary £30,000 £43,750 £38,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-31.42% +13.63%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%
Software Engineer
North East

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the Tyne and Wear 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
Tyne and Wear
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
471 354 495
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Tyne and Wear 93.27% 98.61% 98.61%
Number of salaries quoted 405 291 429
Average salary £35,000 £37,500 £37,479
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.66% +0.05%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £25,000 £22,150
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £60,000 £50,100
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

Software Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in Tyne and Wear

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Software Engineer in the job title across the Tyne and Wear region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Software Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in Tyne and Wear

Software Engineer
Salary Trend in Tyne and Wear

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Software Engineer across the Tyne and Wear region.

Software Engineer Salary Trend in Tyne and Wear

Software Engineer
Job Locations in Tyne and Wear

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Software Engineer within the Tyne and Wear region over the 3 months to 23 January 2015. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Newcastle upon Tyne -6 13 £30,000 -33.33% 1
Gateshead - 11 £30,000 - 2
Software Engineer
North East

Software Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Tyne and Wear

For the 6 months to 23 January 2015, IT jobs across the Tyne and Wear 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 39 (63.93%) Software Engineering
2 36 (59.02%) C++
2 36 (59.02%) Java
3 31 (50.82%) Computer Science
4 29 (47.54%) Mathematics
4 29 (47.54%) Banking
4 29 (47.54%) Mobile Commerce
4 29 (47.54%) Mobile Banking
4 29 (47.54%) Mobile Payment
5 23 (37.70%) C#
6 22 (36.07%) Android
7 20 (32.79%) .NET
7 20 (32.79%) XML
8 19 (31.15%) Apple iOS
9 16 (26.23%) Mobile App
10 15 (24.59%) iOS SDK
10 15 (24.59%) Web Development
11 13 (21.31%) Python
12 12 (19.67%) ISO/IEC 27001
12 12 (19.67%) PCI DSS
13 11 (18.03%) QA
13 11 (18.03%) MVC
14 10 (16.39%) ISO 9001
14 10 (16.39%) Client/Server
14 10 (16.39%) VB.NET
14 10 (16.39%) CSS
14 10 (16.39%) HTML
14 10 (16.39%) WPF
14 10 (16.39%) Degree
15 9 (14.75%) WCF

Software Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Tyne and Wear by Category

For the 6 months to 23 January 2015, IT jobs across the Tyne and Wear 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 (13.11%) BizTalk Server
2 1 (1.64%) CMS
Cloud Services
1 2 (3.28%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.64%) Ethernet
1 1 (1.64%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (14.75%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.64%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 8 (13.11%) Team Foundation Server
2 4 (6.56%) JUnit
3 3 (4.92%) Subversion
4 2 (3.28%) Jenkins
4 2 (3.28%) Hudson
4 2 (3.28%) TestNG
4 2 (3.28%) Git (software)
4 2 (3.28%) Selenium
4 2 (3.28%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 1 (1.64%) Maven
5 1 (1.64%) Ant
5 1 (1.64%) Eclipse
5 1 (1.64%) JIRA
5 1 (1.64%) CruiseControl
General
1 29 (47.54%) Banking
2 3 (4.92%) Multimedia
3 2 (3.28%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (32.79%) .NET
1 20 (32.79%) XML
2 15 (24.59%) iOS SDK
3 10 (16.39%) CSS
3 10 (16.39%) HTML
3 10 (16.39%) WPF
4 9 (14.75%) WCF
5 8 (13.11%) Web Services
6 3 (4.92%) SOAP
6 3 (4.92%) HTML5
6 3 (4.92%) CSS3
7 2 (3.28%) Backbone.js
7 2 (3.28%) REST
7 2 (3.28%) Ajax
7 2 (3.28%) Flash
8 1 (1.64%) Spring
8 1 (1.64%) XHTML
8 1 (1.64%) Spring MVC
8 1 (1.64%) .NET Framework
8 1 (1.64%) Android NDK
Miscellaneous
1 31 (50.82%) Computer Science
2 29 (47.54%) Mathematics
2 29 (47.54%) Mobile Banking
2 29 (47.54%) Mobile Payment
3 16 (26.23%) Mobile App
4 10 (16.39%) Client/Server
5 3 (4.92%) User Experience
6 1 (1.64%) RIA
6 1 (1.64%) Physics
6 1 (1.64%) Embedded Systems
6 1 (1.64%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 22 (36.07%) Android
2 19 (31.15%) Apple iOS
3 7 (11.48%) Linux
4 4 (6.56%) Windows
5 3 (4.92%) Windows Phone
6 2 (3.28%) UNIX
7 1 (1.64%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 39 (63.93%) Software Engineering
2 29 (47.54%) Mobile Commerce
3 15 (24.59%) Web Development
4 11 (18.03%) MVC
5 7 (11.48%) OO
6 5 (8.20%) Agile Software Development
7 4 (6.56%) Scrum
8 3 (4.92%) UML
8 3 (4.92%) Test Automation
8 3 (4.92%) Responsive Web Design
8 3 (4.92%) Mentoring
9 2 (3.28%) Product Management
9 2 (3.28%) Performance Testing
9 2 (3.28%) Load Testing
9 2 (3.28%) Automated Testing
9 2 (3.28%) Test Scripting
9 2 (3.28%) Continuous Integration
9 2 (3.28%) Manual Testing
10 1 (1.64%) Configuration Management
10 1 (1.64%) OOD
Programming Languages
1 36 (59.02%) C++
1 36 (59.02%) Java
2 23 (37.70%) C#
3 13 (21.31%) Python
4 10 (16.39%) VB.NET
5 9 (14.75%) JavaScript
6 8 (13.11%) T-SQL
7 4 (6.56%) SQL
7 4 (6.56%) Perl
8 2 (3.28%) PHP
9 1 (1.64%) Objective-C
9 1 (1.64%) C
9 1 (1.64%) Embedded C
9 1 (1.64%) Assembly Language
Qualifications
1 10 (16.39%) Degree
2 1 (1.64%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (19.67%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 12 (19.67%) PCI DSS
2 11 (18.03%) QA
3 10 (16.39%) ISO 9001
4 9 (14.75%) TickIT
4 9 (14.75%) ISO/IEC 12207
Vendors
1 8 (13.11%) Microsoft
2 3 (4.92%) Adobe
3 2 (3.28%) Perforce
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