The first table below looks at the demand 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 28 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the Tyne and Wear region.

Location
3 months to
28 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Software Engineer
Rank 43 54 48
Rank change year-on-year
+11 -6
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Engineer 19 8 16
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Tyne and Wear 2.96% 1.56% 2.78%
As % of the Job Titles category 3.07% 1.65% 2.86%
Number of salaries quoted 17 7 16
Average salary £27,500 £36,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-23.61% -4.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £32,500 £24,500
10% offered a salary of more than £45,750 £38,800 £40,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Job Titles Category
Tyne and Wear
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
619 484 559
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Tyne and Wear 96.42% 94.35% 97.22%
Number of salaries quoted 438 406 458
Average salary £32,500 £37,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-13.33% -
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £22,500 £24,500
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £72,500 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+3.89% -
Software Engineer
North East

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 28 July 2014.

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 28 July 2014. 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 +5 19 £29,500 -18.05% 8
Sunderland - 5 £22,500 -
Gateshead - 2 £32,500 -
North Shields - 2 £32,500 -
South Shields - 2 £32,500 -
Software Engineer
North East

Software Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Tyne and Wear

For the 6 months to 28 July 2014, 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 52 (96.30%) Software Engineering
2 30 (55.56%) Java
3 22 (40.74%) C++
4 20 (37.04%) SQL
5 18 (33.33%) Spring
6 15 (27.78%) J2EE
6 15 (27.78%) Hibernate
7 14 (25.93%) Linux
8 12 (22.22%) Image Processing
9 11 (20.37%) Computer Science
9 11 (20.37%) Agile Software Development
10 10 (18.52%) TDD
10 10 (18.52%) JUnit
11 9 (16.67%) JavaScript
11 9 (16.67%) C#
11 9 (16.67%) PHP
12 8 (14.81%) OpenGL
12 8 (14.81%) Scrum
12 8 (14.81%) Multithreading
12 8 (14.81%) Visualisation
12 8 (14.81%) 3D Visualisation
13 7 (12.96%) Mathematics
13 7 (12.96%) Unit Testing
13 7 (12.96%) Degree
13 7 (12.96%) Games
13 7 (12.96%) Windows
13 7 (12.96%) C
13 7 (12.96%) CSS
13 7 (12.96%) MySQL
14 6 (11.11%) HTML

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

For the 6 months to 28 July 2014, 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 2 (3.70%) Moodle
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.85%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (3.70%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (12.96%) MySQL
2 4 (7.41%) PostgreSQL
3 2 (3.70%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 10 (18.52%) JUnit
2 6 (11.11%) Eclipse
2 6 (11.11%) JIRA
2 6 (11.11%) CruiseControl
3 4 (7.41%) Visual Studio
4 3 (5.56%) Maven
4 3 (5.56%) Ant
5 1 (1.85%) Hudson
5 1 (1.85%) Jenkins
5 1 (1.85%) Selenium
5 1 (1.85%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 1 (1.85%) Mercurial
5 1 (1.85%) TestNG
5 1 (1.85%) Git (software)
General
1 7 (12.96%) Games
2 4 (7.41%) Electronics
3 1 (1.85%) Marketing
3 1 (1.85%) Finance
3 1 (1.85%) Advertising
3 1 (1.85%) Publishing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (33.33%) Spring
2 15 (27.78%) J2EE
2 15 (27.78%) Hibernate
3 8 (14.81%) OpenGL
4 7 (12.96%) CSS
5 6 (11.11%) HTML
6 5 (9.26%) XML
7 4 (7.41%) .NET
7 4 (7.41%) SOAP
7 4 (7.41%) XHTML
7 4 (7.41%) WinForms
7 4 (7.41%) .NET Framework
8 3 (5.56%) Spring MVC
9 2 (3.70%) LAMP
9 2 (3.70%) HTML5 Canvas
10 1 (1.85%) REST
10 1 (1.85%) Laravel
10 1 (1.85%) Backbone.js
10 1 (1.85%) LESS
10 1 (1.85%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 11 (20.37%) Computer Science
2 8 (14.81%) Visualisation
3 7 (12.96%) Mathematics
4 6 (11.11%) Physics
5 4 (7.41%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
5 4 (7.41%) Embedded Systems
6 1 (1.85%) Mobile App
6 1 (1.85%) Enterprise Software
6 1 (1.85%) GPGPU
6 1 (1.85%) Open Source
6 1 (1.85%) CUDA
6 1 (1.85%) Statistics
6 1 (1.85%) Learning Management System
6 1 (1.85%) 3D Graphics
6 1 (1.85%) VLE
Operating Systems
1 14 (25.93%) Linux
2 7 (12.96%) Windows
3 1 (1.85%) Apple iOS
3 1 (1.85%) Windows 7
3 1 (1.85%) Android
3 1 (1.85%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 52 (96.30%) Software Engineering
2 12 (22.22%) Image Processing
3 11 (20.37%) Agile Software Development
4 10 (18.52%) TDD
5 8 (14.81%) Scrum
5 8 (14.81%) Multithreading
5 8 (14.81%) 3D Visualisation
6 7 (12.96%) Unit Testing
7 6 (11.11%) OO
7 6 (11.11%) MVC
8 4 (7.41%) OOA/OOD
8 4 (7.41%) OOD
8 4 (7.41%) Quality Management
8 4 (7.41%) Data Analysis
8 4 (7.41%) Static Code Analysis
9 3 (5.56%) Automated Testing
9 3 (5.56%) Product Management
10 1 (1.85%) Performance Testing
10 1 (1.85%) Load Testing
10 1 (1.85%) Continuous Improvement
Programming Languages
1 30 (55.56%) Java
2 22 (40.74%) C++
3 20 (37.04%) SQL
4 9 (16.67%) JavaScript
4 9 (16.67%) C#
4 9 (16.67%) PHP
5 7 (12.96%) C
6 5 (9.26%) Python
6 5 (9.26%) Perl
7 4 (7.41%) Embedded C
8 2 (3.70%) Shell Script
8 2 (3.70%) Ruby
9 1 (1.85%) PHP5
Qualifications
1 7 (12.96%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.70%) QA
Vendors
1 4 (7.41%) Oracle
2 2 (3.70%) Blackboard
3 1 (1.85%) Zend
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