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 18 April 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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Software Engineer
Rank 32 57 40
Rank change year-on-year
+25 -17
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Engineer 34 9 18
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Tyne and Wear 6.23% 1.44% 3.38%
As % of the Job Titles category 6.39% 1.50% 3.52%
Number of salaries quoted 32 6 16
Average salary £45,000 £43,000 £38,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.65% +11.68%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £35,300 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £44,000 £40,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £38,000
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -1.31%
Job Titles Category
Tyne and Wear
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
532 602 512
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Tyne and Wear 97.44% 96.63% 96.24%
Number of salaries quoted 473 522 429
Average salary £37,000 £35,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.71% -6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,000 £22,500 £24,500
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £72,500 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,325 £38,000
% change year-on-year
+4.37% +0.85%
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 18 April 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 18 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
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Job
Vacancies
Newcastle upon Tyne +25 33 £45,000 +30.43% 6
Sunderland +7 1 £22,500 -41.55%
Gateshead -10 1 £22,500 -48.86%
Software Engineer
North East

Software Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Tyne and Wear

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 42 (95.45%) Software Engineering
2 22 (50.00%) Java
3 20 (45.45%) SQL
3 20 (45.45%) C++
4 17 (38.64%) Spring
5 16 (36.36%) Hibernate
5 16 (36.36%) J2EE
6 15 (34.09%) Linux
7 12 (27.27%) C#
7 12 (27.27%) Image Processing
8 10 (22.73%) Windows
9 8 (18.18%) TDD
10 7 (15.91%) .NET
10 7 (15.91%) JavaScript
10 7 (15.91%) Visual Studio
10 7 (15.91%) .NET Framework
11 6 (13.64%) Agile Software Development
11 6 (13.64%) Data Analysis
11 6 (13.64%) Multithreading
11 6 (13.64%) Visualisation
11 6 (13.64%) CSS
11 6 (13.64%) Scrum
11 6 (13.64%) OpenGL
11 6 (13.64%) 3D Visualisation
12 5 (11.36%) Games
12 5 (11.36%) C
12 5 (11.36%) HTML
12 5 (11.36%) Degree
13 4 (9.09%) Ruby
13 4 (9.09%) Computer Science

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

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 1 (2.27%) Moodle
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.27%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (9.09%) MySQL
2 3 (6.82%) PostgreSQL
3 1 (2.27%) SQL Server
3 1 (2.27%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 1 (2.27%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (2.27%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (2.27%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 7 (15.91%) Visual Studio
2 2 (4.55%) JUnit
3 1 (2.27%) Ant
3 1 (2.27%) Eclipse
3 1 (2.27%) Git (software)
3 1 (2.27%) Mercurial
3 1 (2.27%) JIRA
3 1 (2.27%) CruiseControl
3 1 (2.27%) Maven
General
1 5 (11.36%) Games
2 3 (6.82%) Electronics
3 2 (4.55%) Finance
4 1 (2.27%) Publishing
4 1 (2.27%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (38.64%) Spring
2 16 (36.36%) Hibernate
2 16 (36.36%) J2EE
3 7 (15.91%) .NET
3 7 (15.91%) .NET Framework
4 6 (13.64%) CSS
4 6 (13.64%) OpenGL
5 5 (11.36%) HTML
6 4 (9.09%) WinForms
7 3 (6.82%) XML
7 3 (6.82%) XHTML
8 1 (2.27%) ADO.NET
8 1 (2.27%) ASP.NET
8 1 (2.27%) SOAP
8 1 (2.27%) LESS
8 1 (2.27%) HTML5 Canvas
8 1 (2.27%) Laravel
8 1 (2.27%) Kohana
8 1 (2.27%) RESTful
8 1 (2.27%) Spring MVC
Miscellaneous
1 6 (13.64%) Visualisation
2 4 (9.09%) Computer Science
3 3 (6.82%) 3D Graphics
3 3 (6.82%) GPGPU
3 3 (6.82%) CUDA
3 3 (6.82%) Embedded Systems
3 3 (6.82%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
4 2 (4.55%) Mathematics
5 1 (2.27%) VLE
5 1 (2.27%) Open Source
5 1 (2.27%) Mobile App
5 1 (2.27%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (2.27%) Learning Management System
5 1 (2.27%) Physics
5 1 (2.27%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 15 (34.09%) Linux
2 10 (22.73%) Windows
3 1 (2.27%) Apple iOS
3 1 (2.27%) Android
3 1 (2.27%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 42 (95.45%) Software Engineering
2 12 (27.27%) Image Processing
3 8 (18.18%) TDD
4 6 (13.64%) Agile Software Development
4 6 (13.64%) Data Analysis
4 6 (13.64%) Multithreading
4 6 (13.64%) Scrum
4 6 (13.64%) 3D Visualisation
5 3 (6.82%) Quality Management
5 3 (6.82%) MVC
5 3 (6.82%) OOA/OOD
5 3 (6.82%) OOD
5 3 (6.82%) Static Code Analysis
5 3 (6.82%) Pair Programming
5 3 (6.82%) Automated Testing
6 2 (4.55%) Unit Testing
6 2 (4.55%) Business Intelligence
6 2 (4.55%) OO
7 1 (2.27%) Project Management
7 1 (2.27%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 22 (50.00%) Java
2 20 (45.45%) SQL
2 20 (45.45%) C++
3 12 (27.27%) C#
4 7 (15.91%) JavaScript
5 5 (11.36%) C
6 4 (9.09%) Ruby
6 4 (9.09%) PHP
7 3 (6.82%) Embedded C
7 3 (6.82%) Perl
7 3 (6.82%) Python
8 1 (2.27%) Shell Script
8 1 (2.27%) PHP5
Qualifications
1 5 (11.36%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (4.55%) QA
Vendors
1 3 (6.82%) Oracle
2 1 (2.27%) Microsoft
2 1 (2.27%) Blackboard
2 1 (2.27%) Zend
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