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 5 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
5 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Software Engineer
Rank 43 34 56
Rank change year-on-year
-9 +22
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Engineer 25 18 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Tyne and Wear 4.50% 4.89% 1.05%
As % of the Job Titles category 4.73% 4.99% 1.06%
Number of salaries quoted 24 16 6
Average salary £35,000 £47,500 £38,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-26.31% +23.37%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £21,625 £31,200
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £47,500 £40,150
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
528 361 567
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Tyne and Wear 94.96% 98.10% 98.95%
Number of salaries quoted 450 296 493
Average salary £35,000 £40,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-12.50% +14.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £23,500 £22,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £60,000 £50,000
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 5 March 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 5 March 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 -10 21 £36,250 -23.68% 2
Gateshead -1 8 £30,000 +33.33% 2
Sunderland - 3 £50,000 -
Software Engineer
North East

Software Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Tyne and Wear

For the 6 months to 5 March 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 48 (70.59%) Software Engineering
2 44 (64.71%) C++
3 40 (58.82%) Mathematics
4 36 (52.94%) Java
5 34 (50.00%) Mobile Commerce
5 34 (50.00%) Banking
5 34 (50.00%) Computer Science
5 34 (50.00%) Mobile Banking
5 34 (50.00%) Mobile Payment
6 29 (42.65%) C#
6 29 (42.65%) Android
7 22 (32.35%) .NET
8 21 (30.88%) XML
8 21 (30.88%) Apple iOS
9 18 (26.47%) iOS SDK
9 18 (26.47%) Mobile App
10 15 (22.06%) PCI DSS
10 15 (22.06%) ISO/IEC 27001
11 14 (20.59%) Web Development
12 13 (19.12%) Degree
13 12 (17.65%) MVC
14 11 (16.18%) VB.NET
14 11 (16.18%) Client/Server
14 11 (16.18%) WPF
15 10 (14.71%) SQL Server
16 9 (13.24%) WCF
17 8 (11.76%) Team Foundation Server
17 8 (11.76%) BizTalk Server
17 8 (11.76%) Web Services
17 8 (11.76%) T-SQL

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

For the 6 months to 5 March 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 (11.76%) BizTalk Server
Communications & Networking
1 2 (2.94%) TCP/IP
2 1 (1.47%) Wi-Fi
2 1 (1.47%) Ethernet
2 1 (1.47%) HTTP
2 1 (1.47%) GPRS
2 1 (1.47%) GSM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (14.71%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 8 (11.76%) Team Foundation Server
2 3 (4.41%) Subversion
3 2 (2.94%) Git (software)
4 1 (1.47%) Maven
4 1 (1.47%) Ant
4 1 (1.47%) JUnit
4 1 (1.47%) Oracle Forms
General
1 34 (50.00%) Banking
2 6 (8.82%) Games
3 2 (2.94%) Multimedia
4 1 (1.47%) Electronics
4 1 (1.47%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (32.35%) .NET
2 21 (30.88%) XML
3 18 (26.47%) iOS SDK
4 11 (16.18%) WPF
5 9 (13.24%) WCF
6 8 (11.76%) Web Services
7 6 (8.82%) Unity (Game Engine)
7 6 (8.82%) OpenGL
7 6 (8.82%) DirectX
7 6 (8.82%) HTML
7 6 (8.82%) CSS
8 2 (2.94%) HTML5
8 2 (2.94%) CSS3
9 1 (1.47%) Spring
9 1 (1.47%) WinForms
9 1 (1.47%) SOAP
9 1 (1.47%) XHTML
9 1 (1.47%) Android NDK
9 1 (1.47%) Spring MVC
Miscellaneous
1 40 (58.82%) Mathematics
2 34 (50.00%) Computer Science
2 34 (50.00%) Mobile Banking
2 34 (50.00%) Mobile Payment
3 18 (26.47%) Mobile App
4 11 (16.18%) Client/Server
5 6 (8.82%) Physics
5 6 (8.82%) Visualisation
5 6 (8.82%) 3D Graphics
6 3 (4.41%) Algorithms
7 2 (2.94%) User Experience
8 1 (1.47%) Embedded Systems
8 1 (1.47%) Analytical Skills
8 1 (1.47%) RIA
Operating Systems
1 29 (42.65%) Android
2 21 (30.88%) Apple iOS
3 4 (5.88%) Windows
3 4 (5.88%) Linux
4 2 (2.94%) Windows Phone
5 1 (1.47%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 48 (70.59%) Software Engineering
2 34 (50.00%) Mobile Commerce
3 14 (20.59%) Web Development
4 12 (17.65%) MVC
5 8 (11.76%) UML
6 6 (8.82%) Multithreading
6 6 (8.82%) 3D Programming
7 4 (5.88%) OO
7 4 (5.88%) Agile Software Development
8 3 (4.41%) Scrum
8 3 (4.41%) Mentoring
9 2 (2.94%) Responsive Web Design
10 1 (1.47%) Configuration Management
10 1 (1.47%) Project Management
10 1 (1.47%) Android Development
10 1 (1.47%) iOS Development
10 1 (1.47%) Waterfall
10 1 (1.47%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 44 (64.71%) C++
2 36 (52.94%) Java
3 29 (42.65%) C#
4 11 (16.18%) VB.NET
5 8 (11.76%) T-SQL
6 7 (10.29%) Python
7 6 (8.82%) HLSL
8 4 (5.88%) JavaScript
9 2 (2.94%) C
10 1 (1.47%) Objective-C
10 1 (1.47%) SQL
10 1 (1.47%) Embedded C
10 1 (1.47%) Assembly Language
Qualifications
1 13 (19.12%) Degree
2 6 (8.82%) PhD
3 1 (1.47%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (22.06%) PCI DSS
1 15 (22.06%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 8 (11.76%) ISO 9001
3 7 (10.29%) TickIT
3 7 (10.29%) ISO/IEC 12207
3 7 (10.29%) QA
Vendors
1 8 (11.76%) Microsoft
2 3 (4.41%) Adobe
3 2 (2.94%) Perforce
4 1 (1.47%) BT
4 1 (1.47%) Oracle
Gateshead, Tyne and Wear
Northern Recruitment Group
Salary: From £25,000 to £35,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Newcastle, Staffordshire
ACL Recruitment
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 3 days ago
Gateshead, Tyne and Wear
IT Connections
Salary: £25,000 to £35,000
Posted: 5 days ago
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
IT Connections
Salary: £45,000 to £55,000
Posted: 5 days ago