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 24 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Software Engineer
Rank 37 42 53
Rank change year-on-year
+5 +11
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Engineer 41 16 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Tyne and Wear 6.16% 3.22% 1.47%
As % of the Job Titles category 6.28% 3.33% 1.53%
Number of salaries quoted 40 16 5
Average salary £32,500 £32,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £22,500 £31,500
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £36,000 £48,000
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
653 480 459
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Tyne and Wear 98.05% 96.58% 96.43%
Number of salaries quoted 515 434 403
Average salary £35,232 £39,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-9.66% +11.42%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £24,500 £21,750
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £50,000 £52,200
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
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 24 October 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 24 October 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 +12 39 £36,250 +11.53% 4
Gateshead -12 5 £30,000 -7.69% 2
North Shields - 4 £32,500 -
South Shields - 4 £32,500 -
Sunderland - 2 £26,250 -
Software Engineer
North East

Software Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Tyne and Wear

For the 6 months to 24 October 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 45 (77.59%) Software Engineering
2 42 (72.41%) Java
3 33 (56.90%) Computer Science
4 31 (53.45%) C++
5 29 (50.00%) Mathematics
6 25 (43.10%) Banking
6 25 (43.10%) Mobile Commerce
6 25 (43.10%) Mobile Banking
6 25 (43.10%) Mobile Payment
7 18 (31.03%) Android
8 15 (25.86%) Apple iOS
9 13 (22.41%) Python
10 12 (20.69%) PCI DSS
10 12 (20.69%) Agile Software Development
10 12 (20.69%) ISO/IEC 27001
10 12 (20.69%) Mobile App
11 11 (18.97%) QA
11 11 (18.97%) iOS SDK
11 11 (18.97%) OO
11 11 (18.97%) CSS
11 11 (18.97%) JavaScript
12 10 (17.24%) HTML
12 10 (17.24%) C#
12 10 (17.24%) JUnit
12 10 (17.24%) Degree
13 9 (15.52%) TickIT
13 9 (15.52%) ISO/IEC 12207
13 9 (15.52%) ISO 9001
14 8 (13.79%) XML
15 7 (12.07%) Linux

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

For the 6 months to 24 October 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 4 (6.90%) BizTalk Server
2 1 (1.72%) CMS
2 1 (1.72%) Moodle
Cloud Services
1 2 (3.45%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.72%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (8.62%) SQL Server
2 3 (5.17%) MySQL
3 1 (1.72%) PostgreSQL
3 1 (1.72%) Oracle Database
3 1 (1.72%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 10 (17.24%) JUnit
2 6 (10.34%) Eclipse
2 6 (10.34%) CruiseControl
2 6 (10.34%) JIRA
3 4 (6.90%) Team Foundation Server
4 2 (3.45%) Hudson
4 2 (3.45%) Jenkins
4 2 (3.45%) Ant
4 2 (3.45%) Selenium
4 2 (3.45%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 2 (3.45%) TestNG
4 2 (3.45%) Git (software)
4 2 (3.45%) Subversion
4 2 (3.45%) Maven
General
1 25 (43.10%) Banking
2 3 (5.17%) Multimedia
2 3 (5.17%) Games
3 2 (3.45%) Finance
4 1 (1.72%) Advertising
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (18.97%) CSS
1 11 (18.97%) iOS SDK
2 10 (17.24%) HTML
3 8 (13.79%) XML
4 6 (10.34%) .NET
5 5 (8.62%) WCF
5 5 (8.62%) Spring
6 4 (6.90%) SOAP
6 4 (6.90%) Web Services
7 3 (5.17%) J2EE
7 3 (5.17%) OpenGL
7 3 (5.17%) Hibernate
7 3 (5.17%) CSS3
7 3 (5.17%) HTML5
8 2 (3.45%) Backbone.js
8 2 (3.45%) Spring MVC
8 2 (3.45%) Ajax
8 2 (3.45%) REST
8 2 (3.45%) LAMP
8 2 (3.45%) Flash
Miscellaneous
1 33 (56.90%) Computer Science
2 29 (50.00%) Mathematics
3 25 (43.10%) Mobile Banking
3 25 (43.10%) Mobile Payment
4 12 (20.69%) Mobile App
5 6 (10.34%) Physics
6 3 (5.17%) Visualisation
6 3 (5.17%) User Experience
6 3 (5.17%) Analytical Skills
7 1 (1.72%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 18 (31.03%) Android
2 15 (25.86%) Apple iOS
3 7 (12.07%) Linux
4 3 (5.17%) Windows
4 3 (5.17%) Windows Phone
5 2 (3.45%) UNIX
6 1 (1.72%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 45 (77.59%) Software Engineering
2 25 (43.10%) Mobile Commerce
3 12 (20.69%) Agile Software Development
4 11 (18.97%) OO
5 6 (10.34%) Unit Testing
6 5 (8.62%) MVC
6 5 (8.62%) Scrum
6 5 (8.62%) Web Development
7 4 (6.90%) TDD
8 3 (5.17%) Test Automation
8 3 (5.17%) Image Processing
8 3 (5.17%) Product Management
8 3 (5.17%) Multithreading
8 3 (5.17%) Responsive Web Design
8 3 (5.17%) 3D Visualisation
8 3 (5.17%) Mentoring
8 3 (5.17%) UML
9 2 (3.45%) Manual Testing
9 2 (3.45%) Automated Testing
9 2 (3.45%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 42 (72.41%) Java
2 31 (53.45%) C++
3 13 (22.41%) Python
4 11 (18.97%) JavaScript
5 10 (17.24%) C#
6 7 (12.07%) SQL
7 6 (10.34%) PHP
8 5 (8.62%) Perl
9 4 (6.90%) T-SQL
10 1 (1.72%) VB.NET
10 1 (1.72%) C
10 1 (1.72%) Shell Script
10 1 (1.72%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 10 (17.24%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (20.69%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 12 (20.69%) PCI DSS
2 11 (18.97%) QA
3 9 (15.52%) ISO 9001
3 9 (15.52%) TickIT
3 9 (15.52%) ISO/IEC 12207
Vendors
1 4 (6.90%) Microsoft
2 3 (5.17%) Adobe
3 2 (3.45%) Perforce
4 1 (1.72%) Blackboard
4 1 (1.72%) Oracle
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £38000 Per Annum
Posted: 6 hours ago
Gateshead, Tyne and Wear
Proteus Europe
Salary: Negotiable
Posted: 7 hours ago
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Solutions Recruitment
Salary: From £25,000 to £30,000 per annum
Posted: 11 hours ago
Gateshead, Tyne and Wear
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Newcastle upon Tyne
Recruitment Genius
Salary: £18000 - £24000 per annum
Posted: 17 days ago