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

Location
3 months to
1 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Software Engineer
Rank 35 33 57
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +24
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Engineer 38 35 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Tyne and Wear 6.32% 6.09% 1.34%
As % of the Job Titles category 6.67% 6.24% 1.39%
Number of salaries quoted 35 33 5
Average salary £30,000 £45,000 £44,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-33.33% +2.27%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
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
570 561 577
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Tyne and Wear 94.84% 97.57% 96.33%
Number of salaries quoted 476 497 497
Average salary £35,000 £35,232 £34,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-0.65% +2.12%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £23,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £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 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
Salary Histogram in Tyne and Wear

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Software Engineer across the Tyne and Wear region over the 3 months to 1 May 2015.

Software Engineer Salary Histogram 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 1 May 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 -3 37 £32,500 -27.77% 4
Gateshead - 12 £30,000 - 1
Sunderland +7 8 £50,000 +122.22%
Software Engineer
North East

Software Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Tyne and Wear

For the 6 months to 1 May 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 45 (77.59%) Software Engineering
2 34 (58.62%) C++
3 32 (55.17%) C#
4 31 (53.45%) Mathematics
5 27 (46.55%) Computer Science
6 21 (36.21%) Android
6 21 (36.21%) Java
7 20 (34.48%) Degree
8 17 (29.31%) Banking
8 17 (29.31%) Mobile Commerce
8 17 (29.31%) 3D Graphics
8 17 (29.31%) Games
8 17 (29.31%) Mobile Banking
8 17 (29.31%) Mobile Payment
8 17 (29.31%) Unity (Game Engine)
9 15 (25.86%) .NET
10 13 (22.41%) XML
10 13 (22.41%) PhD
10 13 (22.41%) OpenGL
10 13 (22.41%) DirectX
10 13 (22.41%) HLSL
10 13 (22.41%) Physics
10 13 (22.41%) Multithreading
10 13 (22.41%) 3D Programming
10 13 (22.41%) Visualisation
11 12 (20.69%) Web Development
12 11 (18.97%) MVC
13 10 (17.24%) VB.NET
13 10 (17.24%) WPF
14 9 (15.52%) Mobile App

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

For the 6 months to 1 May 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 3 (5.17%) BizTalk Server
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.72%) Wi-Fi
1 1 (1.72%) Wireless
1 1 (1.72%) GPRS
1 1 (1.72%) GSM
1 1 (1.72%) HTTP
1 1 (1.72%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (10.34%) MySQL
1 6 (10.34%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 3 (5.17%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (1.72%) Maven
2 1 (1.72%) Ant
2 1 (1.72%) JUnit
2 1 (1.72%) Oracle Forms
General
1 17 (29.31%) Banking
1 17 (29.31%) Games
2 1 (1.72%) Electronics
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (29.31%) Unity (Game Engine)
2 15 (25.86%) .NET
3 13 (22.41%) XML
3 13 (22.41%) OpenGL
3 13 (22.41%) DirectX
4 10 (17.24%) WPF
5 9 (15.52%) iOS SDK
6 5 (8.62%) HTML
6 5 (8.62%) CSS
7 4 (6.90%) HTML5
7 4 (6.90%) Web Services
8 3 (5.17%) CSS3
8 3 (5.17%) WCF
9 1 (1.72%) .NET Framework
9 1 (1.72%) Ajax
9 1 (1.72%) Spring
9 1 (1.72%) WinForms
9 1 (1.72%) SOAP
9 1 (1.72%) ASP.NET
9 1 (1.72%) XHTML
Miscellaneous
1 31 (53.45%) Mathematics
2 27 (46.55%) Computer Science
3 17 (29.31%) 3D Graphics
3 17 (29.31%) Mobile Banking
3 17 (29.31%) Mobile Payment
4 13 (22.41%) Physics
4 13 (22.41%) Visualisation
5 9 (15.52%) Mobile App
5 9 (15.52%) Client/Server
6 7 (12.07%) Algorithms
7 3 (5.17%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 21 (36.21%) Android
2 9 (15.52%) Apple iOS
3 6 (10.34%) Linux
4 4 (6.90%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 45 (77.59%) Software Engineering
2 17 (29.31%) Mobile Commerce
3 13 (22.41%) Multithreading
3 13 (22.41%) 3D Programming
4 12 (20.69%) Web Development
5 11 (18.97%) MVC
6 8 (13.79%) UML
7 5 (8.62%) Mobile Development
8 4 (6.90%) Android Development
8 4 (6.90%) OOP
8 4 (6.90%) OO
9 3 (5.17%) Network Management
10 2 (3.45%) Mentoring
10 2 (3.45%) Scrum
10 2 (3.45%) Agile Software Development
11 1 (1.72%) Project Management
11 1 (1.72%) Dependency Injection
Programming Languages
1 34 (58.62%) C++
2 32 (55.17%) C#
3 21 (36.21%) Java
4 13 (22.41%) HLSL
5 10 (17.24%) VB.NET
6 6 (10.34%) PHP
7 5 (8.62%) JavaScript
7 5 (8.62%) C
8 4 (6.90%) T-SQL
9 3 (5.17%) Perl
9 3 (5.17%) PHP5
10 1 (1.72%) Embedded C
Qualifications
1 20 (34.48%) Degree
2 13 (22.41%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (13.79%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 8 (13.79%) PCI DSS
Vendors
1 4 (6.90%) Microsoft
2 1 (1.72%) BT
2 1 (1.72%) Oracle
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